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No Worries
When going through a drive-thru this morning the guy at the window responded to my thank yous with 'no worries'. Twice. That saying is even worse than 'no problem'. A guy I know, who is here from South Korea, said he struggles with some common... (by Kreskin)
6 days ago by MHz last post
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What should Canada do if there's a civil war in the U.S.?
According to writer Stephen Marche, all signs point to a burgeoning civil war in America. Between a series of social and... (by Cliffy)
1 week ago by MHz last post
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Happy Birthday, Sam the Record Man
Happy Birthday, Sam the Record Man! ? Roots Music Canada (by lone wolf)
1 week ago by Danbones last post
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I'm now flying the 1957 Canadian Red Ensign.
I started flying a 1957 Canadian Red Ensign this weekend. I'd been thinking lately about how some states have a state flag and then a different country flag. Germany for example has a presidential banner, a state flag, and a separate country flag. The... (by White_Unifier)
1 week ago by MHz last post
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Awesome Generation Z
So my 14 year old daughters just used their GPS on their phones to guide me to a correct destination in no time flat today. They've also synced up their phones to control our television...and they've downloaded an app which scans my lotto tickets to see... (by Hoof Hearted)
1 week ago by EagleSmack last post
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Canadian Culture Rocked at it's Foundation-Unbelievable Occurence
A first in this country-drunk curlers kicked out of game if it happens more often there'll be riots I'm sure 'Drunk' Canadian curlers kicked out of... (by bill barilko)
3 weeks ago by MHz last post
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Would Canadian support the death penalty with an amnesty clause?
If drug smuggling to Canada carried a mandatory death penalty unless the smuggler declares the narcotics at the primary checkpoint before going on to secondary inspection, do you think Canadians could support that? I get that some people might fear... (by White_Unifier)
3 weeks ago by Theend last post
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Vancouver is the 10th best city in the world to be a millennial
Vancouver is the 10th best city in the world to be a millennial Vancouver has been ranked as the tenth best city in the world to live in if you are a millennial, according to... (by B00Mer)
4 weeks ago by White_Unifier last post
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Free Money for Canadians
Notta helluva lotta money but still (by bill barilko)
4 weeks ago by MHz last post
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Poppy goes digital in Canada this Remembrance Day
Poppy goes digital in Canada this Remembrance Day Jane Stevenson ... (by spaminator)
Oct 25th, 2018 by MHz last post
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brand new meaning to the word..."gobbledygook"
You seem have had a lot of experience with that term in the past have you as it is not your new word of the day. Were any of them, . . . you know, . . . part of a collective or religious cult that has lost their way?? You should have an hose... (by MHz)
Oct 24th, 2018 by MHz last post
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How does your family tolerate your manic cycles
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Oct 24th, 2018 by pgs last post
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I want to know more about the dark side of canuck history.
Anyway, it appears that from what I have read on the internet, there is almost little to no information about mistreatment of natives. There are some but not enough depth. It appears that there were more natives in the past then now and a lot of them have... (by Giraldi_Theirrey)
Oct 24th, 2018 by DaSleeper last post
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Speaking of drivel
Walnut, for somebody with so much free advice should you not try to make it good advice rather than bad advice. I would think the 12 reds you gave me yesterday would tend to support your own advice about what to do yet to rate my post you have to be agle... (by MHz)
Oct 11th, 2018 by Bar Sinister last post
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What Does Being Canadian Mean To You? (What is Canadian culture)?
I'm new to this forum. I wanted to know what individual Canadians here believe Canadian identity is truly about, as opposed to the common mainstream narratives that we're usually exposed to. I was born and raised in Canada, but I lived in one of... (by CanuckbyNight)
Sep 17th, 2018 by spilledthebeer last post
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Whites are Racist Month POPULAR!
Even though this article is from the US it is relevant here in the Great White North. Articles: Another Black History Month: The Left's Favorite Time of the Year (by Walter)
Sep 8th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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The Sweet 1980's
What a decade!... The music was positive. The movies were uplifting. Hell, even the porn was sweet. I get a bit wistful for that era. Today's social media is so sanctimonious, finger-pointy, with all of its revisionist guilt. It's almost becoming... (by Hoof Hearted)
Sep 7th, 2018 by White_Unifier last post
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Wawa proof of Canada's historical cosmopolitanism.
I've been reading about Chinuk Wawa and find it fascinating. Indigenous peoples, Hawaiians, Chinese, Spanish, English, French, were all trading around the Pacific North West in Wawa prior to confederation.... (by White_Unifier)
Sep 6th, 2018 by Gilgamesh last post
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Marijuana and Prophecy
Pot and prophecy Is the marijuana movement the second coming of the Christ spirit? By Chris Bennett (06 Aug, 2002) In our modern world of global warming, ozone holes and nuclear weapons, one doesn't have to be a religious fanatic to be worried... (by BudBuddy)
Aug 11th, 2018 by White_Unifier last post
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Seeking flag advice.
I'm presently flying a 1957 Canadian red Ensign on a 4-metre outdoor flagpole with a 5-metre lenghtof solar-powered white fairy lights wrapped around the pole. Some of my neighbours who don't know me well (and who might never have even met me) have... (by White_Unifier)
Aug 6th, 2018 by White_Unifier last post
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Americans and their flags.
There is no culture section, and this thread will have more to do with esthetics than politics, so for lack of a general culture section, I'll put it here. I was looking around to see if the US has a civil flag, official or otherwise. It turned out... (by White_Unifier)
Jul 21st, 2018 by gopher last post
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Tim Hortons POPULAR!
There are two things that are very Canadian; the environment and Tim Hortons coffee. Unfortunatly these two things don't always go together. Tim Hortons coffee cups cannot be recycled by most facilaties and are filling up landfills. It's very sad, because... (by yvie)
Jul 12th, 2018 by Walter last post
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Happy Orange Day 2018
The Glorious Twelfth (by Walter)
Jul 9th, 2018 by Hoof Hearted last post
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Michael Ondaatje's The English Patient wins prestigious Golden Man Booker Prize
A good book and a better movie. I'm surprised a work so full of feeling won anything in these bleak days. Michael Ondaatje's The English Patient wins prestigious Golden Man Booker Prize ... (by bill barilko)
Jun 14th, 2018 by petros last post
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Filipino Plan to Take Over Canada-First They Take Winnipeg......
Filipino fast food chain Jollibee opens in Winnipeg - BBC News Filipino fast food chain Jollibee opens in Winnipeg Call it fried... (by bill barilko)
Jun 13th, 2018 by darkbeaver last post
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Chihuahua DNA Cracks Tax Fraud Case-A Incredible Story
Incredibly long & funny the Chihuahua is funny looking the Poodle looks like a goof and the humans are criminals-what's not to like? Heredity or hoax? How dog DNA helped uncover a suspected Indian status scam ... (by bill barilko)
May 21st, 2018 by petros last post
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happy victoria day
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May 13th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Man buns...
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May 3rd, 2018 by Hoid last post
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Calgary Fertility Clinic Refuses White Patient a Non-White Donor
Idiots. Calgary Fertility Clinic Refuses White Patient a Non-White Donor The Regional Fertility Program in Calgary, Alberta, is making news after denying a white woman a non-Caucasian sperm donor. 38-year-old Catherine (whose name was changed)... (by mentalfloss)
May 3rd, 2018 by Twin_Moose last post
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Idle no more?
Haven't heard much lately so I will assume they are idle again. Old habits die hard. (by Walter)
Apr 22nd, 2018 by Cliffy last post
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It's 4:20
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Apr 18th, 2018 by Walter last post
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Income tax return
Just fired off my return. I used Ufile the last couple of years but found that the software wasn't up to snuff this year. Found another online software package at Cute Tax and it worked beautifully. Cost $17 for both me and the wife. (by Walter)
Apr 6th, 2018 by Walter last post
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Lucky Canadians! You Too Can Be $25 Richer!!
LoblawCard.ca is the link. The story as linked is the stink. How to register to receive $25 Loblaw card after bread price-fixing arrangement admission | National Post How to register to receive $25 Loblaw card after bread price-fixing arrangement... (by bill barilko)
Mar 2nd, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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White Canada is Old and Cranky
Stick to GTA and Peel Region in particular, its the best part of Canada, lots of our Brown people and the politicians look like us too. Talk to some loser working class White person and they are always bitter about something. The venomous racism is really... (by ZulFiqar786)
Feb 26th, 2018 by justlooking last post
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Happy Aboriginal Indian First Nations Day
Spend that $5 wisely. (by petros)
Feb 22nd, 2018 by Corduroy last post
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Happy Thinking Day
Today is Baden Powells birthday. He founded the Boy Scout movement and that organization celebrates Baden Powells legacy with Thinking Day. (by Walter)
Feb 10th, 2018 by Danbones last post
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Is It Time To Rename Lake Simcoe
It might be upsetting to Americans. (by petros)
Jan 24th, 2018 by darkbeaver last post
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The West ( Canada) Supports Terrorism
Challenging the Establishment. The West Supports Terrorism The framework for protest movements needs to be expanded with a view to threatening the Establishment that supersedes political parties. This Establishment is globally-oriented, it... (by darkbeaver)
Jan 21st, 2018 by bill barilko last post
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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)
Jan 12th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Gord Downie, Tragically Hip singer, has terminal cancer POPULAR!
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... (by mentalfloss)
Jan 2nd, 2018 by White_Unifier last post
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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... (by tay)
Dec 21st, 2017 by Hoid last post
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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. (by Walter)
Nov 27th, 2017 by Angstrom last post
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Discrimination against men? POPULAR!
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. (by White_Unifier)
Nov 20th, 2017 by Alternative last post
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What can Euro-Canadians learn from the Great Law of Peace?
Possibly one of the most advanced governments in the Americas at the time of European contact. (by White_Unifier)
Nov 13th, 2017 by White_Unifier last post
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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... (by tay)