USA—Where can you buy a laundry basket, pregnancy test, and reading glasses for three dollars? Not Dollar Tree. Not anymore. The US-based company has said it will begin charging more than a dollar for its myriad goods, starting early in… Continue Reading
CANADA—The Girl Guides in Canada have been selling cookies since 1927. South of the border, Girl Scouts started selling cookies in 1917. How has this 10-year gap become a commercial chasm? In the USA, Girl Scouts offer a dozen varieties… Continue Reading
PHILIPPINES—Canada’s squeaky clean reputation is getting trashed overseas. Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte has demanded that Canada remove its trash from his country or face the threat of war. More than 100 shipping containers full of Canadian waste, including used diapers,… Continue Reading
Sports is all about ritual. Eating the same breakfast. Putting on the right shoe first. Kissing a charm for good luck. On the day of the AFC title game, the owner of the New England Patriots carried out his own… Continue Reading
TORONTO—After conceding to their participation in a bread price-fixing scheme, Loblaws has risen to the occasion and is offering customers a twenty-five dollar gift card as a gesture of goodwill. However, some are saying the fine print shows that… Continue Reading
Following the release of Ubuntu 17.04 codenamed “Zesty Zapus”, Mark Shuttleworth announced revised plans for the upcoming 17.10 release due in October. The operating system’s originally planned designation “Amiable Airdale” has been rethought, and a new name chosen. To announce this change and in response to numerous… 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
Imagine you had an employee that consistently misfiled papers. Instead of the right-hand cabinet, they used the left. Concerned, you placed prominent signs on each cabinet to specify “Papers here” and “No papers here,” but still, the employee dumps papers… Continue Reading
NEW YORK—Following their historic first meeting Donald Trump and Elon Musk have announced a bold venture to Make America Great Again.
Ottawa public servants are now asking Public Services Deputy Minister Marie Lemay to assist in decreasing the shortfall in this year’s Government of Canada Charitable Workplace Campaign.