Category Archives: Humour

Black bear wanders into Ottawa downtown

By Staff Writer Last week Thursday Ottawa locals were surprised, and some delighted, by a juvenile male black bear that had wandered into the Byward Market, a popular downtown neighborhood filled with bars and restaurants. “Not again,” thought Daniel Konioukhov,

Wildfires ignite “smoke war” between Canada and United States

By Marina Wang Caleb Moon, a resident of Spokane, Wash., was tired of the heavy air pollution caused by the forest fires in British Columbia. In a humorous jest, he took to Facebook and created an event titled “Blow Spokane’s

Seth Rogen replaces Morgan Freeman as new voice of Translink BC

By Marina Wang “Hey Vancouver, it’s Seth. Here’s a tip to make your transit ride even more awesome,” said actor Seth Rogen in a Twitter video. “I know your bag is probably very nice and you care deeply for it,

Rare, ancient mammal named after David Bowie’s alter ego

By: Marina Wang Researchers in Brazil have newly described a species of ancient mammal and named the creature Brasilestes stardusti, after Ziggy Stardust as a tribute to David Bowie’s alter ego. The new species was based on a fossil discovered in

Ontario election: Some voters can actually choose “None of the Above” in upcoming election

By Marina Wang Voters in the Thornhill riding in the Greater Toronto Area can look to the bottom of the candidate list and check off a square marked “Above, Znoneofthe” for the June 7 election. A 48-year-old man has legally

Someone put the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain expansion on sale on Craigslist

By Marina Wang “For sale: Stalled and collapsing pipeline project,” reads the title of a Craigslist ad, posted May 29. A sardonic Craigslist user has put the controversial Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain expansion up for sale. The ad appeared following

Ezra Levant’s “Harper Airport” proposal sparks petition war

A petition by Ezra Levant, the controversial conservative politician and right wing media personality, demanding that the Calgary International Airport be named after outgoing Prime Minister Stephen Harper has prompted a similar proposal to name a landfill after the former

Tory MP compares Stephen Harper passing Bill C-51 to work of Jesus spawning #CPCJesus

By Mary Simpson “Our Leader, who art in Ottawa, Harper be thy name.” Twitter is on a roll with #CPCJesus hashtag after Conservative MP for Vancouver South Wai Young told the congregation at Harvest City Church that the Harper government was

True North Korea unveils Bill C-51: Invincible Might for Peace and Independence Act

Official translation of the speech given by Kim Har Per, Supreme Leader, Father of the People, Great Leader of our Party and of our Nation at the unveiling of Bill C-51: Invincible Might for Peace and Independence Act Events of