Category: Canadian Headlines

Whisky, cigars keep 111-year-old war vet rolling

Brad Hunter, Toronto Sun May 13, 2017 , Last Updated: 12:10 PM ET Richard Overton is no snowflake. The 111-year-old Second World War veteran didn’t name kale and quinoa as his magic bullets for a long life. No, the United States’ oldest living Second World War vet said his secret was smoking cigars and drinking…

Queens Zoo unveils fluffy Andean bear cub

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS May 4, 2017 , Last Updated: 1:58 PM ET NEW YORK — An “aww” inspiring bear cub is making his public debut in New York City. The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Queens Zoo says the 25-pound bundle of joy is being slowly acclimated to an outdoor exhibit. The Andean bear cub is still…

Baby otter ‘about to give up’ rescued from Phoenix canal

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS May 4, 2017 , Last Updated: 11:02 PM ET MESA, Ariz. — A baby otter was nursed back to health after being rescued by utility workers who found it struggling to get out of a canal on the outskirts of Phoenix, officials said. The 4-week-old otter was dehydrated, hungry and infested with…