With the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung forever changed consumer expectations regarding mobile devices. Its thin and beautiful design paired with fiery, self-combusting and explosive power was a huge hit with customers. In fact, people were so reluctant to obey the recall processes that… Continue Reading
OTTAWA—Over 1,200 wristbands embossed with the words “United we stand / divided we fall” along with “#1998” have been purchased by members of the Ottawa Police Service and their supporters. 1998 is the badge number of Constable Daniel Montsion, the officer charged… Continue Reading
Keen to embrace the adult colouring trend while it lasts, a North American parking company has apparently unveiled a special customer appreciation program in select garages across the continent. Observers report that it all started as a pilot project in… Continue Reading
After a couple or weeks in Rio, the Canadian Olympic Team enjoyed great success. The team finished tenth in the medal standings, including four Gold. We had some great contributors with great futures ahead: see Penny Oleksiak and Andre De… Continue Reading
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After months of gossip, spoofs and overheard conversations, I’ve finally decided to check out Serial for myself. First step: figure out what the hell everyone is talking about. A new breakfast cereal? No. Oh. Like a serial killer? No. OH! A story told in a series of installments like in old-time radio days? Gotcha! Now what’s an Adnan?
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HOLLYWOOD—The release of the film The Interview has been indefinitely delayed due to intimidation by a terrorist organization. But have we all been duped?
CANADA—Thanksgiving. A time to be thankful; to eat with the aim of achieving torpor. But within this noble holiday lurks an outlier. A food that’s a traditional part of the holiday meal, but one that poses many questions. I’m talking about cranberry sauce.
TORONTO—Canadian Tire has announced that its nationally recognizable store currency is going digital. And the prospect of rainbow-colored Canadian Tire money becoming obsolete triggered a gasp that was heard from one side of the country to the other.
When Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (“CASL”) came into effect on July 1, 2014, Canadians were dancing in the streets. Parliamentarians would have us believe that this was entirely due to the exhilaration of promised freedom from advertising for discount Viagra and Cialis; you, I and the family dog know that it obviously had more to do with the previously scheduled Canada Day celebrations.
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