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Now here is some record-breaking bling! A Canadian mining company says it’s discovered the largest diamond ever found in North America. The 552-carat yellow gem was discovered at the Diavik Diamond Mine, south of the Arctic Circle in the Northwest Territories. The company, Dominion Diamond Mines, said that the stone’s 33.74 mm by 54.56 mm size is “completely unexpected for this part of the world.” ✨So, what would you do with a sparkler like this? ( 📸 Photo via Dominion Diamond Mines) at Diavik Diamond Mine


Miss Spain Angela Ponce is proud to be “making history” as the first transgender Miss Universe contestant. “To participate in Miss Universe makes me very proud - and it's beautiful to feel the affection, the love of the people,” Ponce told reporters. Miss Universe 2018 which will be held in Bangkok on Dec. 17, 2018. (📸EPA/DIEGO AZUBEL/reuters) #missuniverse #missuniverse2018 #missuniversespain #transgender


Britain's Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, pose with their children Prince George, right, Princess Charlotte, center, and Prince Louis at Anmer Hall in Norfolk, east England. The image, taken by Matt Porteous, will be used as the Royals’ 2018 Christmas card. (📸: Matt Porteous/Kensington Palace/The Associated Press) #Royals #UK #ChristmasCard #Xmas #SeasonsGreetings #HappyHolidays #Britain


Meet Theodore. He's an 800-pound pig who's looking for a new home. Theodore has lived in foster care at the Langley Animal Protection Society in British Columbia for the past six months. He eats 15 kilograms of food a day and seems like to being around people. Theo is hoping that he can get a forever home before Christmas. (📷@globalbc) #pig #piggy #britishcolumbia #farm #theo #bigboy


“Provincial jails are more populated with blacks is very revealing, because now we’re going into the colour of poverty." @educated_dryfoot_gyal describes the link between incarceration, racism and poverty. Click the link in our bio to watch the second Season of #LivingInColour


“My dad was a drug dealer, so that was the lifestyle that was in my home." Former inmate @darueramsay on why it's important for youth to have positive role models. Click the link in our bio to watch the second Season of #LivingInColour


“What I found is that as I moved out of public school and into high school I already had that mentality that I was the bad kid." @ogseanfrost talks about how racism impacted him as a youth. Click the link in our bio to watch the second Season of #LivingInColour


“We’d hear [the guards] talking and they’d be like “oh, welcome to Jamaica….welcome to the Ghetto.” @_empresspatronne opens up about the racism she experienced while incarcerated. Click the link in our bio to watch the second Season of #LivingInColour


A Halifax photographer snapped this captivating scene on Sunday—a hockey game on Peggy's Cove ice at sunset. - Adam Cornick said that his photo has received an overwhelmingly positive response, with people sharing it and lauding its depiction of a quintessential East-Coast experience. - How would you describe this photo? 🏒🇨🇦🥅 - (📷:CP Images/Acorn Art & Photography) at Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia


What do you think of this nativity scene? The statues of baby Jesus, Mary and Joseph are turning heads at Montreal's St. Joseph's Oratory. (📸photo: Modern Nativity/Facebook) at St. Joseph Oratory, Montreal


This dog was there waiting when his owner returned home to assess the ruins after fire destroyed the Paradise property in California last month. - “Imagine the loyalty of hanging in in the worst of circumstances and being here waiting,” Andrea Gaylord said about her dog, Madison. - Gaylord had asked an animal rescue volunteer to check on him and feed him until she was able to return. - (📷: Shayla Sullivan) at Paradise, California


Donna Strickland, the Canadian winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize in physics, receives her prize from King Carl Gustaf of Sweden during the Nobel Prize award ceremony in Stockholm on Dec.10. (photo: TT News Agency/Pontus Lundah via Reuters) at Stockholm, Sweden

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