Category Canada

Corner Gas: The Movie. A sneak peak

Corner Gas, CTV’s comedy about small town prairie life, recently started a kickstarter campaign to raise funds for a movie. The $100 000 goal was surpassed with 24 hours. Contributors to the movie, which has a total budget of over $8 million, are eligible for perks according to how much money they donated. $5 would […]

Antichrist 666 not among Alberta’s top baby names for 2013

Service Alberta, the department responsible for vital statistics, has released a list of all names given to newborns in Alberta for 2013. Along with the complete list, it compiled the top 20 twenty for boys and girls. For girls, Olivia topped the list, and for boys the number one name was Liam. I caught up […]

Justin Trudeau’s turn to conservatism

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says all candidates running for nomination to represent the Liberal Party in 2015 will have to support the party’s pro-choice position, but that the same rule does not apply to sitting MPs.   “I have made it clear that future candidates need to be completely understanding that they will be expected to vote […]

8 shocking facts about Just for Laughs Gags

Though it is common tradition to gather around the water cooler, Tim Horton’s  doughnuts in hand, to discuss our favourite pranks on last night’s episode, I bet there’s still some things about the show that would surprise you. Here’s ten facts about the show described by the Honourable Shelly Glover as “Canada’s most cherished export” […]

Stolen by Heartbleed: This is my story

The Canadian Revenue Agency has admitted that the Heartbleed bug has been exploited in its online software and the social insurance numbers of 900 taxpayers have been compromised. But I already knew this. Do you want to know why? Because I am one of the many victims. The following is my shocking story. It started […]

Canada’s hottest spring trend: Measles

Cases of measles, the hottest trend for this spring season, have spiked throughout the country. Vintage is king, and measles is spreading like a virus. Even Edmonton, often playing catch up with larger metropoli has reported its first case in years. (Don’t get too big a head, fashion lovers! The ever sexy British Columbia has […]

Earth Hour: From 8:30 to 9:30 all crime is legal

Today is everybody’s ninth favourite holiday, Earth Hour*! From 8:30 to 9:30 businesses, people, flora and fauna will hit the dimmer and curb consumption, pledging to use as little electricity as possible. Skyscrapers will loom like blank faced monoliths dark as the night sky. Candles will flicker limply in the shallow spring breeze, mooning the […]