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  • Sound The Last Post
    Sound The Last Post
    This is the 11th of November, and on the morning of this day, in 1918---at 10:50 ---Private George Price of Saskatchewan's 28th Battalion is shot and killed by a sniper.... ten minutes before the Armistice is declared and the guns fall silent...
  • Obama panders to far left in favor of jobs and economy
    Obama panders to far left in favor of jobs and economy
    To no one's surprise, Canadians are tired of waiting for a flip-flop President Obama to make a decision about the Keystone XL Pipeline. Their answer is to deliver oil to Asia, specifically China.The new pipeline. know as the Northern Gateway...
  • Canada celebrates over U.S. again
    U.S. suffers latest heartbreaking Olympic hockey loss to Canada by 1-0
    The U.S. Olympic hockey team had its day of reckoning against Canada on Feb. 21. While the U.S. didn't face Canada in an Olympic gold medal game again, their semifinal battle had all the stakes and statements of a championship game. Yet...
  • alice munro
    Canadian woman wins Nobel Prize in Literature
    Alice Munro is the 2013 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. She beat out the favored nominee, Japanese authorHaruki Murakami.Alice Ann Munro is a Canadian short-story writer who is widely considered one of the world's premier fiction...
  • This writer takes a quiz and does rather poorly
    This writer takes a quiz and does rather poorly
    Know Canada?Apparently, yours truly doesn't know as much about his native land as he once thought he did.Over the past week, he took a quiz. He was given 30 questions about Canada, questions circulated throughout the country by PostMedia News,...
  • How to kill the Canadian Senate
    How to kill the Canadian Senate
    These days, because of all the sound and fury coming out of Ottawa and most every other place in the country, due to all the scandals surrounding the activities of a few members of the Senate, a lot of Canadians are ready to throw out the bums....
  • Memorial Cup '73
    THE TOUGHEST CHAMPIONSHIP IN HOCKEY.
    ( Note -- the host Saskatoon Blades now have a record of 1 win and 1 loss in the tourney and so are still in the thick of things, even though they didn't make it past the opening round of the Western Hockey League playoffs. Stay tuned. This...
  • nhl
    2013 NHL Playoffs: Sens and Habs brawl, tonight's schedule
    Four games took place in the 2013 NHL Playoffs yesterday but most of talk today stems from the Ottawa Senators hosting the Montreal Canadians in Game 3 of their first round clash. After a number of melees, 236 penalty minutes and nine game...
  • nhl
    2013 NHL Playoffs: Conference Quarter-Finals predictions
    After a shortened regular season, the 2013 NHL Playoffs are set to begin this week. Here is a look at each conference quarter-final match up along with my predictions:EASTERN CONFERENCE:No. 1 Pittsburgh vs. No. 8 NY IslandersPenguins 72 points,...
  • NHL power rankings for Apr. 19
    NHL power rankings for Apr. 19
    This week’s NHL power rankings are topped by the Chicago Blackhawks, closely followed by the Pittsburgh Penguins. Locally, our Detroit Red Wings check at No. 16 this week.Chicago 70 points: 8-1-1 in their last ten.Pittsburgh 66 points: 16-5...
  • STUFF CANADIANS SAY:  The one about the Fiscal Cliff. (Video)
    STUFF CANADIANS SAY: The one about the Fiscal Cliff. (Video)
    All the experts up here seem to think that if the United States falls off its self-imposed fiscal cliff then Canada could follow. After all, everyone up here always says that Canada does everything they do in the USA, just a bit later.We don't...
  • STUFF CANADIANS SAY: Part One.
    STUFF CANADIANS SAY: Part One.
    CURLING:-- "Sure I curl. We all curl in Canada." Said by actor Raymond Burr, from British Columbia, and quoted by Jack Miller in The Toronto Star, October 17, 1972. Burr starred in the original GODZILLA movie and also portrayed PERRY...
  • The Fairmont serves the Bloody Ceasar, a Canadian favorite,
    Canadians in Orange County to host monthly happy hour
    Canadians in Orange County is hosting its third networking get together at the Fairmont Hotel in Newport Beach Friday, November 16. Organizers of the five-year old group of Canadians living and working in the Orange County area are hoping that...
  • Raise your hand if you voted
    Canadians weigh in on socal media about presidential election
    Although many Canadian's living in Los Angeles were unable to vote in the election yesterday, their positions on social media outlets echoed published reports and sentiments from Canada and Britain that President Obama should get a second term...
  • EGG CARTONS: Now where did they come from?
    EGG CARTONS: Now where did they come from?
    We Canadians have a funny way of claiming credit for things, even if our claims are tenuous at best. For instance, we always say a Canadian "invented" basketball. Maybe so, but while James Naismith may have been born in Canada, he...