An eight-year-old boy who lives in a homeless shelter in New York City has been crowned the state's chess champion for his age group.
Aleiya Polin is a translator, news writer, and former educator. She holds a B.A. in English and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education. Aleiya also has a Graduate Diploma in Translation and a Master’s in Translation Studies from Concordia University. Book worm and language enthusiast, she is also the proud helicopter mommy to two adorable monsters. Born and raised in Mauritius, Aleiya is now based in Montreal, irresistibly drawn to its cultural mosaic, outdoorsy spirit and stunning architecture.
Articles by Aleiya Polin
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Cat lovers will be delighted to learn that Hawaii is home to the Lanai Cat Sanctuary, a nonprofit organization that provides shelter to about 620 stray cats.
Barbie aficionados, rejoice! You will soon have even more unique Barbie dolls to add to your collection.
An Oregon man and his dog were found alive last Friday five days after their vehicle got stuck in snow, forcing him to eat packets of Taco Bell hot sauce to survive, local police reported.
In an emotionally charged moment, Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price gave a young boy a heartwarming hug while in Toronto for a game against the Maple Leafs.
Budding hockey players from a Halifax-area team became overnight sensations when they were caught on tape trying to navigate the icy deep drop while facing off with their opponent in a game over the weekend.
Two Marvel fans have gone the extra mile and booked out an entire theatre to screen Avengers: Endgame for cancer patients and sick children.
An intrepid police officer risked his life this week to save a dog stranded in the frozen Erie Canal, and the entire rescue was captured on video.
A Texas man is planning to spend the golden years of his retirement at Holiday Inns nationwide instead of moving into a nursing home in an effort to cut costs, ABC News reported.
Sully, the yellow Labrador retriever that recently shot to international fame when he was seen resting loyally near former President George H.W. Bush's casket, now has another great mission ahead.
North Carolina firefighters responded to a medical call this week and ended up babysitting two children.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar announced that he is auctioning off four of the NBA championship rings he earned during his stellar career.
A deaf Canadian dog has reached the semi-finals of the World’s Most Amazing Dog competition, an interactive Facebook Watch show where dogs compete for a US $100,000 prize.
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research has announced its support for a pioneering Kiwi project fighting Parkinson's disease from a promising new angle.
An important but threatened habitat has been saved following decades of decline after conservationists in U.K. decided to run a five-tonne tractor over it.
A courageous bus driver in Florida is being hailed a hero after guiding 16 elementary school students safely off a burning bus.
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With the big bad polar vortex busy unleashing utter chaos on us mere mortals, the heavy snow it has brought in some parts of Canada is definitely taking its toll on some people-- in this case two older Guelph women.
An Idiana coffee shop owner is giving customers free coffee in exchange for a good deed.