The recipe for a successful April Fool's gag is simple: one part clever gag, one part duped audience. Luckily, each year great pranksters around the world rise to the challenge and exploit the naivety of their friends, neighbours and country people with...Read More»
In honour of International Holocaust Remembrance Day we look back at how six former Canadian Air Force Air Crew personnel ended up in the infamous...Read More»
Transfixed as I am by the image of Elvis at 80, I truly wish I’d never seen it.
In the 1950s when Elvis was changing pop music forever, I was...Read More»
If Elvis Presley were alive today, there’d be a big party brewing at Graceland to celebrate him turning the big 8-0. To mark the milestone, we’ve...Read More»
In honour of Movember - a charity event that raises awareness for men's health and takes place during November - men across around the world will grow...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»
This past week (Aug. 29, 2014) the King of Pop would have turned 56. Although he died five years ago of a cardiac arrest, his music lives on with fans all...Read More»
My kayak is glowering at me.
I’m looking at it right now. It’s sitting bellyupside-down on two sawhorses in my backyard. I can tell it’s not...Read More»
While the VA scandal simmers south of the border, Ottawa celebrates our vets, who still struggle for fair pensions and...Read More»
With advances in medicine, technology, habits and even mental outlook, it's become pretty clear we are aging now much better than, say, 1907 when the...Read More»
The French have, as the French so often do, the perfect phrase to describe it: Si jeunesse savait, si vieillesse pouvait (If the young only knew; if the...Read More»