Feb 29th, 2008
Beloved Charlie Dog From The Wild North-Tribute
Some of you may have watched The Wild North series of videos/TV show by Andrew the trapper from Hay River-Charlie his dog was known as The Beaver Retriever and what a life he led-still alive today but the end is near. WJJ8yZ_id3k
(by bill barilko)
Gord Downie, Tragically Hip singer, has terminal cancer
Gord Downie, Tragically Hip singer, has terminal cancer Gord Downie, lead singer of iconic Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip, announced this morning he has a form of terminal brain cancer. News of Downie's illness was posted on the band's...
Don’t Let Bell Censor Our Internet
Bell Canada has come up with unprecedented proposals to introduce a mandatory website blocking system with no judicial oversight and radical new copyright rules in NAFTA.1,2 These proposals will put Canada on a slippery slope towards online censorship...
Dec 21st, 2017 by Hoid
Real or fake
The kids are all home for Christmas so we went out and cut our Christmas tree today and it is now looking beautiful in the living room. We always have a real tree.
Discrimination against men?
www.youtube.com/watch?v=HeVKCj9_-Xc I've never personally experienced discrimination on the basis of my sex offline, and not much offline. But from what I read, it would seem that misandry is a growing problem in our society.
More Canadians living alone and without children
Canadians are living increasingly alone and without children, according to the latest census figures released by Statistics Canada. The number of Canadians living alone increased to its greatest share since Confederation and was the most common type of...
Do Whites need new heroes?
When I was in China, I'd noticed anti-Japanese sentiment. I'm not saying all Chinese hated Japanese, but simply that some did. However, some Esperanto-speaking Chinese friends of mine praised Hasegawa Teru, a Japanese Esperanto-speaker who fought on the...
B.C.'s Hanging Judge is cut down - Buildings renamed
While Canadians observing the violent protests in Charlottesville, Va., may feel assured this country does not have hundreds of U.S. Civil War monuments, some statues and buildings divide Canadians along similar lines. One is the statue in Halifax of...
Saskatchewan: Land of living skies and a racial divide
Saskatchewan residents pride ourselves on being kind and lending a helping hand. We welcome immigrants and open our wallets to help when natural disaster strikes in our province and elsewhere. Yet the names Colten Boushie, Nadine Machiskinic and...
Petition calls for removal of Indigenous veterans leader
A petition launched this week by a Saskatoon man is calling for the removal of the head of Canada's Indigenous veterans because of what he called "digusting" social media posts. The posts by Richard Blackwolf label the LGBT community as "mutations and...
Aug 3rd, 2017 by tay
Everyone Loves Roadside Attractions!
He spent 17 years building a website for roadside attractions, but died before he could make his dream road trip Unlike the roadside attractions he catalogued, Ed Solonyka was not attention-seeking. He worked for the Ministry of Northern Development...
Libs tells AFN to prepare to move beyond the Indian Act
Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould on Tuesday said First Nations need to prepare for a future that has been set into motion by the Justin Trudeau government that will permanently alter their relationship with Canada. Speaking to Assembly of First...
Looking Back on the Avro Arrow
Looking Back on the Avro Arrow - The Iron Warrior Good article and sums up my opinion of the Arrow myth, nicely.
nice group with gobs of photos. stuff:
They Should Have Gone to North Korea Instead
Idiots caught smoking dope in an unfriendly place North Korea is much more amenable to dopers China holds Canadians 'for smoking marijuana' Chinese authorities have arrested two Canadians in the capital Beijing for allegedly smoking marijuana. ...
(by bill barilko)
Jul 8th, 2017 by petros
A Lesson For the Millennials
For those Millennials who want it all right now... I was down and out in the mid-90's. I saw an ad in the paper for a 'driver wanted' to collect donations for the local Firefighters Association. It was like 8 bucks an hour, but I took it. After that...
(by Hoof Hearted)
Latest VIA Rail Plans Examined by Transport Canada
Just like a sore tooth this just Will Not Go Away-and needs be addressed the sooner the better Transport Canada reviewing studies on multibillion-dollar Via Rail expansion Transport Canada is reviewing the results of five private studies as the...
(by bill barilko)
Jul 3rd, 2017 by pgs
Canada Day 150 Celebrations
Watching CBC and the coverage of Ottawa. Several observations: Lots of time wasted on the "indigenous" issues the CBC technology teams are pretty incompetent the lineup of singers in Ottawa is pretty lame. Of all the people available our headliner...
From boring to hip: Canada's changing international reputation
There it was, in black and white in a British newspaper covering the Winter Olympics in the western Canadian city of Calgary. "One of the world's coldest countries in winter excels in its sports". And, the columnist wrote, if there was an Olympics...
Jul 1st, 2017 by Murphy
Nicest person in Canada
Angel Magnussen is officially the nicest person in Canada. The Port Alberni woman who has made it her life's work to sew blankets for sick children has been named Canada's Nicest Person. Magnussen created Hugginz By Angel, a registered charity that...
A Zombie Survival Camp Exists In Canada
And It Will Train You To Survive The Apocalypse No matter how many times we are told by so-called experts that a zombie epidemic will never happen, many of us still...
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35% of Canucks Atheist - Up from 19% in 2005
A substantial percentage of the public-49%, one in two Canadians-say that their religious beliefs are important to them. There are some interesting regional variations: the least religious reside in Québec and British Columbia (43%); the most religious,...
Nine percept of Canadians live abroad...
And more than half of expatriate Cabadians is born in Canada. No wonder we need immigrants to prop up the population, and now I'll soon be rejoining the ranks of the Canadian-born myself. So what...
Apr 25th, 2017 by Murphy
Toronto Negroes Celebrating @ Timmy Ho's Place!
Jane-Finch is such a lively neighbourhood so vibrant/so multi cultural so given to spontaneous outbursts-note the Jamaican accents. The presence of apparently contraband Avocados in the lunch of Spanish speaking customers is the untold story here. ...
(by bill barilko)
Who writes this crap??
So the other week I set my cable box to record the series "Canada: The Story of Us". I went to watch the most recent episode yesterday but the program description had me floored. Here's what it said; "A look at Canada's War of Independence, the War of...
Apr 11th, 2017 by B00Mer
I'm queer, tattooed and Muslim
Canada needs to get used to that. To me, there's no doubt in mind that if Canada really wants to be a leader in global change, it's time to confront the raging Islamophobia that long existed before six Muslim men were shot down in a mosque in Quebec...
Canadians are highly concerned about inequality
Ethan Cox reports on new polling showing that Canadians are highly concerned about inequality - even if our governments aren't doing anywhere meaningful to address it:Of Canadians surveyed, 73 per cent said their and their familys economic situation had...
Younger Generation - Dumb or Stupid or Both- Yes or No
Younger Generation - Dumb or Stupid or Both- Yes or No I see in my work a large number of 18 to 25 or year old persons I see some in supervisory position with no interpersonal skills what so ever. And yes they send emails and cannot even be...
Mar 22nd, 2017 by gerryh
Thoughts on male modesty?
We often talk about modesty as it applies to women, that they should dress modestly, act modestly, etc. But how does it apply to men? For example, is it (or should it be) acceptable for a man to walk around downtown shirtless and dresed like Tarzan?...
Mar 10th, 2017 by Durry
Canadian Resident wanting to move to the U.S.
I am a Canadian Citizen and I have been dating an American man for 2 years now. I would like to move to Seattle where he lives, so we can start our life together. I have researched the different visa's and possible ways we could do this. We considered the...
Islam, Law, and the Niqab
Recently, courts have been considering whether an Islamic witness in court must remove her niqab........so the court can judge the truth of her statements by seeing her face, and the accused is granted the right to face his accuser. No need to explain...
Feb 15th, 2017 by gerryh
Can muslims be good canadians?
CAN MUSLIMS BE GOOD CANADIANS? (This is certainly 'food-for-thought'. What do you think?) This is very interesting and we all need to read it from start to finish And send it on to everyone. Maybe this is why our Canadian Muslims are