In 2017, Canada will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation. How much do you know about your home and native land? Test your knowledge of the events of the Confederation with the CANADA 150 quiz, courtesy of the Historica Dominion...Read More»
Here, in recognition of Canada's 149th birthday, the colourful history of the Canadian...Read More»
The recipe for a successful April Fools' gag is simple: one part clever gag, one part duped audience. Luckily, each year great pranksters around the world...Read More»
They call the yoga posture seen above the “peacock pose,” but we may as well dub it the “PM position” (or perhaps “Trudeau Taunt” for the...Read More»
So … have you noticed how many people preface their sentences and responses with ”so"?
I’ve been noticing that few people, in interviews or in...Read More»
If Elvis Presley were still alive, there’d be a hunka-hunka birthday cake handed out at Graceland to celebrate his big 8-1. To mark his birthday,...Read More»
In Canada, we may, in our musing, let our minds pass over the hundreds of thousands dead, in the Year of the Goat; that is, the year they were first...Read More»
To Hitler, she was the most dangerous woman in Europe.
Queen Elizabeth, the charming consort of King George VI (and mother of our current queen,...Read More»
The poppy has been an international symbol of remembrance since the 19th century Napoleonic Wars, over 110 years before it was adopted by...Read More»
Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister-designate, will soon return to his childhood home at 24 Sussex Drive. In an earlier era, his father then-prime...Read More»
The classic comic strip Peanuts, which debuted on October 2, 1950, turns 65 today – which means Charlie Brown should probably give up trying to kick...Read More»
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