CANADA—It’s late autumn in Canada and something sinister is afoot. Temperatures are dropping and soon a new season will be upon us. “I can’t believe this is happening again!” lamented Winnipeg resident Christie Olsen. “I finally put my boots away… Continue Reading
CANADA—Kevin Vickers, the man credited with stopping the Parliament Hill shooter in October 2014, has inspired a movement. After Vickers dispatched a peaceful protestor in Ireland last week, people started using his name as a verb to mean protecting innocents through… Continue Reading
Photo: Brenda Lee, flickr. From the basement of his mother’s home in Thornhill, Ontario, disgraced former ‘Q’ host Jian Ghomeshi is quietly rebuilding his media empire. Capitalizing on his new reputation within the public consciousness, the fired CBC radio host… Continue Reading
Photo: Skeezix1000, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA-3.0 Visitors to the National Arts Centre in Ottawa were greeted with a peculiar sound this week as the soundtrack for the Oscar Peterson statue had been unexpectedly changed. Listeners expecting jazz or bebop instead… Continue Reading
Only five weeks into the federal election campaign, all three major political parties have had to pull candidates for social media slipups.
The Christian Conservative Senior Ladies Association was not happy with Stephen Harper’s performance at his latest rally in Hamilton.
The Liberal Party unveiled their plan for fairness earlier this month and party leader Justin Trudeau was elated. “We’re really excited to bring this policy forward and hope Canadians will vote for fairness.”
Faced with criticism that Finance Minister Joe Oliver used ‘financial sleight-of-hand’ to balance the federal budget by reducing the size of the annual contingency fund from $3-billion to a mere $1-billion per year, Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke out today in defense of the strategy.
Justin Trudeau announced his intention to open more supervised injection sites across Canada earlier last month to encourage and support heroin addicts to keep using the highly addictive, illegal and life-destroying drug.
Twitter launched a new app and it’s already popping up in unwanted places. Less than two weeks old, Periscope has a lot of people talking. And watching.