As I sit here with no makeup, hair barely brushed, with the dog at my side, I am horrified to read 15,000 people stormed Macy's in Manhattan last night. Some countries have food riots but in the U.S. they have shopping riots. Frankly, I am not leaving my two acres until at least next…Continue
Each year I…Continue
If you live outside of Canada chances are you probably have no idea who Dave Nichols is. Nichols was a Canadian cultural foodie icon and he died…Continue
The province of Nova Scotia seems to come out with some real wild animal stories from time to time. Are the animals more aggressive there for some odd reason? This story first broke in the Maritimes media last week and each time it gets retold,…Continue
In the United States of America corrupt politicians are as normal as having a daily bowl of breakfast cereal. Who would have thought that the polite honest Canadians would also have a few of their own senators simulating “Corporate America Capitalism Standard Operating Procedure."
In May Canada's RCMP’s sensitive and international investigations unit…Continue
Carla Cheney says she was axed from her job at a Walmart in Kemptville, Ontario after confronting a customer who left his dog in a sealed car while he shopped.
“I said he should not be leaving his dog in the car. The man said it was none of my business," she told the…
Last Thursday I had an email message from my friend Connie Robillard. A Facebook group was trying to round up supporters in a quest to seek Heritage Status for Barrymore's Music Hall in Ottawa,…
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If you ever decide to visit the city of Ottawa, which is Canada's capital, try looking around for the lush forests that have been replaced by concrete, cars, and factories spewing pollution and sewage into the waterways. Smile and say to yourself, "You know, what we have here is a beaver problem!"
A huge population of Canada's national symbol…
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Today headlines from most media news outlets have been: Edward Snowden, NSA…Continue
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As Stephen Colbert from The Colbert Report lamented on Twitter a few days ago:
"Can't believe the pope…Continue
A few months ago one of my favourite clerks had attended an "adult" themed seminar along with 19 other people at one of the trendy local adult book stores. An armed gunman rushed in and robbed all 20 "students" of anything valuable they had at the beginning of the seminar …Continue
It was a cold snowy day when Basil and Una went for a drive,
It was just the type of day that made you happy to be alive.…Continue
The strange noise you heard Sunday morning were thousands of people rushing to set up their fantasy hockey pools because the end of the NHL lockout was announced. The league and players' association reached a tentative agreement in the…
So what do you do when you are about to take a shower and the Canadian wife reminds you the trash needs to go out before the garbage men come by. On Dec. 20 this man rushed out in the show pushing the garbage can down the snow covered street and his wife uploaded it on youtube.
With wind chill the temperature was about -36 degrees Celsius does anyone else find it strange that he put on a toque (Candian verbage for…Continue
Now there's a headline you don't see every day. A seven-month-old Rhesus Macaque wearing a coat was found shopping at a Toronto Ikea. Darwin was later captured on Sunday afternoon and you have to admit he is definitely cuter than the average Ikea shopper.…Continue
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Santa Claus has the right idea - visit people only once a year.
In 1998 Morley Safer of '60 Minutes' began calling Quebec Canada's Language Police 'the tongue police'. You see, in Quebec, it's mandatory to serve everyone in French verbally and in…