IAN WAS HERE: Clean streets make for happy citizens. LOCAL—Ian Cooper was recently honoured as Employee of the Month by his managers at the city’s municipal road management division, but the future didn’t always look so bright. Cooper, 32, was… 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
Photo: Alex Guibord, flickr (CC BY 2.0) “This is a great day of Canada as we begin a new era of positivity,” beamed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as he granted Osama Bin Laden Canadian citizenship.
Photo: Statistics Canada OTTAWA—The new Liberal government announced the reinstatement of the long-form census shortly after taking office. Nixed in 2010, the 61-question form is seen as invasive by opponents. However, proponents say it will provide much-needed information on Canadians,… Continue Reading
Only five weeks into the federal election campaign, all three major political parties have had to pull candidates for social media slipups.
A vocal group calling itself Ontario Parents and Students Strike is urging parents to withdraw their children from classes for up to a week in protest of the province’s new sex-ed curriculum.
Herman Anderson hated paying taxes. He railed against government greed his entire adult life, calling the nation’s rate of taxation criminal and unfair. But on May 4th, Anderson had the last laugh.
VANCOUVER—Now that Canadian passports can be renewed for ten years, local thirty-something Melanie Bart was looking forward to her stunning new picture. “I thought this was my big chance! I could take a really good photo and use it for ten whole years. It was my moment to shine.”
What Bart didn’t prepare for was a malfunctioning photo machine. “The clerk told me that their passport camera had been down since that morning. I felt myself start to panic – my window of opportunity to take the perfect picture was closing. I had to act fast…
When his 2007 Corolla failed to pass Ontario’s “new and improved” Drive Clean program, Thomas Callaghan was aghast.
“I just can’t believe it,” he told Mooseclean’s. “Two years ago the exhaust fumes for his car were negligible. Now it’s failing just because the on-board computer says there’s something wrong. News to me. The check engine light has been on for 3 years now and the mechanics can’t make it turn off because there’s nothing to fix.”
As a computer repair technician, Callaghan wondered if there was something he could do.
In adopting Uruguay’s new model of regulating the legal sale of recreational marijuana, the Middle Eastern nation of Syria has passed a bill which will allow the legal sale of the drug throughout the country.
“Not only will this add vibrancy to our unique tourism industry, but the legalization of cannabis will liberate our people against the arbitrary restriction against one of our God’s earthly creations,” said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.