The place to talk about Canada, it's people, culture and history.
Feb 29th, 2008
Is everyone in Canada really becoming poor?
The Financial Post released an article saying that a fair share of Canadians are $200 away from financial ruin. That's crazy. I never thought much of it but I have noticed I'm the only one in my group of friends that even pays into a RRSP and has a...
$250.00 Fine For Smoking
My buddy...outside at a Bus Terminal here in town. He actually showed the By-Law Officer his I.D. and got dinged with the huge fine. I was smoking on Hospital property once, when a security officer asked me for I.D. to give me a ticket. I told him it...
(by Hoof Hearted)
3 days ago by MHz
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...
2 weeks ago by MHz
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.
4 weeks ago by MHz
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...
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...
Nov 28th, 2018 by MHz
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)
Nov 18th, 2018 by MHz
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...
Oct 25th, 2018 by MHz
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...
Oct 24th, 2018 by pgs
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...
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...
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...
Whites are Racist Month
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
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)
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....
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...
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...
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...
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 3rd, 2018 by Hoid
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)...
Idle no more?
Haven't heard much lately so I will assume they are idle again. Old habits die hard.
Apr 6th, 2018 by Walter
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)
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...
Happy Thinking Day
Today is Baden Powells birthday. He founded the Boy Scout movement and that organization celebrates Baden Powells legacy with Thinking Day.
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...
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.