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Marcus Hondro

Digital Journalist based in Vancouver, B.C, Canada, Canada. Joined on Dec 14, 2011



Teen counselling: Kids Help Phone launches Bro Talk for boys

A free counselling support service for Canadian kids who want someone to talk to is launching a new service that targets teenage boys. The service is anonymous and kids can get help dealing with any issue in their lives.

Lots of sex any time of month boosts female health and fertility

Two newly released studies have found that beyond enjoyment there are benefits to be gained by women who have sex often. It boosts their immune system and — good news for those trying to get pregnant — increases their fertility.

Steel wheel rims: Buyers look for unique stamp on cars and trucks

There are many reasons why car owners adorn their vehicles with OEM wheel rims and it is a business that has flourished. Like a lot of things in our culture, looks and individuality are the biggest reasons for putting OEM wheel rims on a vehicle.

Op-Ed: Lenient sentence for drunk driver who killed is a crime in itself

The drunk driver who took the lives of Jayantha Wijeratne and his daughter Eleesha on a highway near Toronto 3 years ago was sentenced Tuesday. What did he get for destroying two people, and breaking the hearts of their family and friends? Not enough.

B.C. Ferries forces Bowen passengers to wait as ship sat idle Special

An incident at Snug Cove on Bowen Island that saw dozens of foot passengers and vehicles left waiting two or more hours for a ferry has led to an apology. The delay resulted in a quarrel at the terminal between ferry workers and foot passengers.

Ontario man, 60, shot dead by bow and arrow, police seek killer

Police in Kitchener, Ontario say a 60-year-old man has been shot dead by an arrow. It happened early Monday morning in what is being described as a normally safe neighbourhood.

Baby blues: Study finds expectant Dads also subject to depression

In a study from Canada's Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre in Montreal, researchers found that men, too, can suffer depression prior to becoming a parent. The number of expectant fathers who experience depression are significant.

Fossil find: New species of ancient rodent-like large mammal

In the badlands of northwestern Mexico scientists have discovered the fossil remains of a previously unknown creature that lived many millions of years ago. The name is hard to pronounce but the creature easy to define: spunky.

Coagulant to stop blood loss, save lives, being developed at UBC

A product that could save lives daily all over the world is being developed by researchers at UBC in Vancouver. The remarkable powder is being designed to travel through the flow of blood and stop bleeding at its source.

Extremely rare birth of white lions at Toronto Zoo: Video

White lions are rare enough but the birth of white lion cubs in captivity is a very rare occurrence indeed. But four cubs have been born to a captive white lioness at the Toronto Zoo.

Donald Trump's Fox News boycott lasts less than one week

As far as boycotts go it wasn't what you would call a lengthy one. Donald Trump, who tweeted less than a week ago that he was done with Fox News and would boycott them, was back on the station Tuesday evening.

Feeding grey whale swims in waters near Vancouver's Stanley Park

It was the third sighting of a grey whale off the coast of Vancouver's Stanley Park since mid-August. The grey was seen Tuesday afternoon, at least by those walking upon the city's picturesque Sea Wall.

So this goat walks into a Saskatchewan Tim Hortons....

It's not the most healthy of eateries but we all go there now and again, or even every day. So most of us will understand why a goat in Saskatchewan went to a local Tim Hortons. But stay there and refuse to leave?

Op-Ed: B.C. native family agency, ministry, should stop pointing fingers

When 18-year-old Alex Gervais, fell, or jumped, from a 4th floor window of a hotel on Sept. 18 he was staying there on his own, despite being under the care of a government-funded foster agency. His death has sparked debate and a lot of blaming.

Injuries and deaths to small children from falling TVs on rise

A new meta-study published in the 'Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics' has found the number of children injured by TVs falling on them, in particular small children, is on the rise. The study looked at data from many countries.

Researchers create new pasta to combat diabetes, bad cholesterol

In the evolving world of new food creation scientists say they have developed a new "prebiotic" pasta that battles illness. It is enriched, they say, with a fibre that fights diabetes and bad cholesterol, among other health problems.

Ancient Greek shipwreck reveals remarkable artifacts from 65 BC

It is a shipwreck that has been dubbed the 'Titanic of the Ancient World' and though found at the start of the last century it remains a source of "fabulous finds." Famous for revealing the wondrous Antikythera Mechanism, it is now revealing even more.

Brazen daytime murder as man shot in car at busy Vancouver mall

Vancouver - Vancouver has recorded its 13th murder of 2015 and it was a brazen one. A man was shot dead early Sunday afternoon while sitting in a car in the parking lot of a busy strip mall.

Massive sinkhole in Australia swallows cars, entire campsite

A sinkhole in Queensland, Australia has swallowed an entire campsite. The phenomena started in the night and sleeping campers had to wake up quickly and scramble for safety. There were no fatalities.

Man shot in Surrey in another 'targeted' shooting: RCMP

Vancouver - Surrey and North Delta are the scene of dozens of shootings this year in what RCMP describe as a turf war between rival gangs. There was yet another shooting early Saturday and a 36-year-old was wounded.
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