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A standard bedroom at Lisbon's Home Hostel

Why You Should Stay In a Hostel In Europe, Not a Hotel

Cities like Lisbon, Budapest, and Krakow have turned to hosting clean, stylish hostels to entice frugal young travellers.

A standard bedroom at Lisbon's Home Hostel
The U.S.-based streaming provider Netflix has transitioned from a low-cost viewing platform to a major player in American and Canadian television

VIDEO: Netflix steps into showdown against Canadian TV commission

Netflix is being asked to comply with regulations that would charge Netflix and disperse funds to support Canadian content production

The U.S.-based streaming provider Netflix has transitioned from a low-cost viewing platform to a major player in American and Canadian television
Singer/actress Selena Gomez headlines WE Day 2014 in Vancouver

Selena Gomez, Macklemore coming to Vancouver for We Day 2014 (VIDEO)

Gomez will host this year's event, put on by Free the Children and co-founders Craig and Marc Kielburger, at Rogers Arena on Oct. 22, 2014.

Singer/actress Selena Gomez headlines WE Day 2014 in Vancouver
The new Apple iPhone 6 model

Apple unveils iPhone 6 models, smart Watch in California press conference

Apple is live streaming its press conference to unveil the company's new models – the iPhone 6, 6 Plus, and the Watch.

The new Apple iPhone 6 model
Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch – with their Seattle Seahawks teammates behind them – celebrate their 2014 Super Bowl win

The NFL Is Back, Seattle Hosts Green Bay, and Another Awful Offseason Is In the Books

Russell Wilson and the Seahawks hosts Aaron Rodgers and the Packers, their first meeting in Seattle since the 'Fail Mary' incident of 2012.

Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch – with their Seattle Seahawks teammates behind them – celebrate their 2014 Super Bowl win
Staff from the Surrey Leader newspaper take the Ice Bucket Challenge

Watch Black Press newsrooms take the hilariously hope-filled Ice Bucket Challenge

The viral fundraiser – which has raised over $100 million for ALS research and awareness – has been completed by several newsrooms to date

Staff from the Surrey Leader newspaper take the Ice Bucket Challenge
The Trailer Park Boys return to Canadian big screens

In Theatres: Trailer Park Boys return with ‘Swearnet’; Trailer review for Jon Stewart’s ‘Rosewater’

The Canadian trio have gone from their characters to their own alter-egos for their first film post-TV.

The Trailer Park Boys return to Canadian big screens
Don Cherry talks to reporters after Rogers announced its new 12-year

Rogers unveils new ‘all-star’ broadcast team, but where did the Pacific go?

After letting go of Vancouver-based talent Don Taylor, Craig McEwen, Rogers turns to Toronto and the CBC for its on-air talent.

Don Cherry talks to reporters after Rogers announced its new 12-year
Eddie Lack wore this mask during last year's Heritage Classic

NHL’s 30 in 30 sees Vancouver Canucks in 2015 playoff race (VIDEO)

Dan Rosen says the additions of Nick Bonino, Ryan Miller will help the Canucks 'purge away last season', return to the Stanley Cup playoffs.

Eddie Lack wore this mask during last year's Heritage Classic
Federal NDP leader Tom Mulcair has expressed his desire for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women.

(VIDEO) Mulcair says NDP government would hold national missing women inquiry

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has rejected calls for an inquiry into the 1,181 cases, calling it 'crime' and not a 'sociological phenomenon'

Federal NDP leader Tom Mulcair has expressed his desire for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women.
Rogers and Shaw unveiled Shomi on Tuesday

Will Shomi defeat Netflix? Can it? (VIDEO)

Rogers Media president Keith Pelley says Shomi's user interface and content offering 'is better' than its competition's.

Rogers and Shaw unveiled Shomi on Tuesday
Tim Hortons has been purchases by Burger King

VIDEO: Burger King, Tim Hortons join forces to form world’s 3rd largest fast food company

The iconic Canadian coffee chain eyes expansion into the United States, where it currently only has 866 of its 4,546 stores.

Tim Hortons has been purchases by Burger King
Canadian Tire executives completed the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS in frigid Frobisher Bay

VIDEO: Canadian Tire, Leonardo DiCaprio head north for the Ice Bucket Challenge

Olympians Kaillie Humphries, Charles Hamelin, and Hayley Wickenheiser assisted Canadian Tire, while DiCaprio challenged Stephen Harper...

Canadian Tire executives completed the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS in frigid Frobisher Bay
Henrik Sedin (right) and Zack Kassian share a laugh at Canucks practice in 2012.

The Vancouver Canucks are the most hated NHL team in Alabama, Alberta

Surveys on Reddit and posted to Imgur show a clear dislike across all of Canada (and much of the USA) of the Boston Bruins, too.

Henrik Sedin (right) and Zack Kassian share a laugh at Canucks practice in 2012.
The Mount Polley Mine breach has resulted in a water ban in the affected areas

VIDEO: Imperial Metals president faces Likely, B.C. residents after Mount Polley mine breach

The company's president Brian Kynoch faced the music from residents affected by a water ban of the Quesnel and Cariboo Rivers.

The Mount Polley Mine breach has resulted in a water ban in the affected areas
A bright orange hockey ball

Vancouver-founded Five Hole For Food hits 1,000,000 milestone

The ball hockey-based annual charity and cross-Canada tour has now raised one million pounds of food for food banks coast-to-coast.

A bright orange hockey ball
Canadians protest violence in Gaza and the current conflict between Israel and Hamas/Palestine.

(VIDEO) Canadians protest violence in Gaza, tensions between Israel and Palestina

Anti-Israeli demonstrations lined the streets in Toronto and Montreal, where protestors called out 'Free, Free Palestine'.

Canadians protest violence in Gaza and the current conflict between Israel and Hamas/Palestine.
President Barack Obama speaks in front of the Interstate 495 bridge over the Christina River near Wilmington

The World Reports on Malaysian Airlines crash over Ukraine

An attack on Thursday killed all 298 passengers traveling on the jet, including one Canadian – a 24-year-old studying in Romania.

President Barack Obama speaks in front of the Interstate 495 bridge over the Christina River near Wilmington
FILE - In this June 24

81 Photos of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil

Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Arjen Robben, and Neymar all made headlines in and around Rio, and Germany emerged at world champions.

FILE - In this June 24
Former sex worker Timea Nagy (far right) was questioned on Tuesday during hearings over Canada's proposed new prostitution bill.

Timea Nagy ‘not personally offended’ by Conservative MP’s rape question

Nagy, a former sex worker, was a witness in Tuesday's hearings over a proposed new Canadian prostitution bill.

Former sex worker Timea Nagy (far right) was questioned on Tuesday during hearings over Canada's proposed new prostitution bill.