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  • April 29 in Canadian history
    April 29 in Canadian history
    On this date in 1903, the great Frank Slide in the Crow's Nest Pass area of western Alberta, on the eastern side of the mountains, killed seventy people in 90 seconds. Check out www.history.alberta.ca/frankslide for the full story.It was on...
  • Top Three Paul Anka songs
    Top Three Paul Anka songs
    According to the third edition of The Rolling Stone Rock and Roll Encyclopaedia, singer/songwriter Paul Anka was born July 31st, 1941, in Ottawa, Ontario, and he had his first international, chart-topping hit record at the age of seventeen.Our Top...
  • Starbucks computer payment system down in US and Canada: Some give away coffee
    Starbucks computers down US and Canada: Some Starbucks giving away free coffee
    Starbuck’s computer system is down in North America, so getting your coffee today is going to be a problem because they have no way to ring up your payments. It is not just spotty areas of the two countries where Starbuck’s customers...
  • Lucy Hildebrand, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Leading U.S. skincare brand sets up shop in rural Manitoba, Canada
    In March of 2015, the 4th-ranked premium skincare line in the U.S. began distribution in Canada, but instead of choosing retail stores for product sales, the dermatologist-grade skin care company is training independent consultants across the...
  • Apple Pay
    Apple Pay could reach Canada as early as November
    Apple Pay is already making its way out of the country. Its first outside conquest is said to be Canada, sources close to the matter told The Wall Street Journal on March 17.The country would be a great get for Apple Inc., since Apple holds one...
  • BC Wild: Black Rock Oceanfront Resort & Spa
    BC Wild: Black Rock Oceanfront Resort & Spa
    The luxurious outpost of on Canada’s wild Pacific coast perches on a dramatic headland overlooking Vancouver Island’s rugged west coast, in the sleepy yet picturesque village of Ucluelet. Black Rock Oceanfront Resort blends modern...
  • Doctor sick note waste of time
    Doctor's sick note a 'waste of time': Pizza Hut blasted over sick note policy
    A doctor’s “sick note” brilliantly blasted Pizza Hut for wasting his time. A Canadian Pizza Hut franchise allegedly forced one of its employees to see his primary physician and obtain a sick note because the employee – sick...
  • Ancient Canadian lobster pre-dated dinosaurs by more than 250 million years
    Ancient Canadian lobster pre-dated dinosaurs by more than 250 million years
    Lobsters have apparently been on the “menu” for at least 508 million years according to researchers from the University of Toronto, the Royal Ontario Museum and Pomona College in California, who recently discovered an ancient arthropod...
  • Future Shop closing their stores and turning some into Best Buy
    Future Shop closing: 'Showrooming' helps render Future Shop a thing of the past
    The Future Shop is closing stores across Canada resulting in a loss of 1,500 jobs. This Future Shop announcement doesn’t give employees or shoppers much notice as the closings are “effective immediately, according to the Canada Journal...
  • Odin Camus had the best birthday ever when his birthday went viral with thousands of wishes on social media
    Odin 13-year-old bullied boy's birthday goes viral after no one RSVPs to party
    In a world full of news of tragedies, it feels good to hear a story like Odin's, where the world rallied around a bullied Canadian 13-year-old boy on his birthday Friday, March 20, 2015, when 15 of his peers refused to respond about coming to...
  • 5 Reasons why you should visit Quebec City
    5 Reasons why you should visit Quebec City
    Quebec City is the capital of the Canadian province of Quebec, Canada. Within a 2 hour train or bus ride from Montreal, a visit to Old Quebec makes an excellent day trip (or weekend getaway). It is also a UNESCO World Heritage site that cannot be...
  • Explaining those dazzling "northern lights"
    Explaining those dazzling "northern lights"
    Look, up there. High, high in the night time sky.Is it a bird.Is it a plane.Is it a super strobe?No! It's an aurora.Let's go to www.northernlightscentre.ca for a full description: WHAT ARE NORTHERN LIGHTS?The bright dancing lights of the...
  • You say Spring; We say No
    You say Spring; We say No
    You say Spring. We say blah.You say golf. We say nah.You say green. We say pshaw.Ain't no spring springing up here in these parts of the great Canadian mid west.In fact, ain't hardly no spring at all no place else in Canada.Except maybe on...
  • Vajdaan Tanveer
    Students booted from school sponsored anti-racism event for being white
    Novelist George Orwell once penned "All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others." That very well could be the case of double standards reaching Orwellian heights on a Canadian university campus. As reported by...
  • "No Homhe Heart" 2015
    DAYSTAR 'No home but the heart: An assembly of memories' on March 29
    The "University of Rochester" (New York) program of dance & movement along with "Daystar: Contemporary Dance Drama of Indian America" presents, "No home but the heart: An assembly of memories" It will be held on...
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