Well, it was only a matter of time before the pro-oil crowd did something racist.
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Despite providing a valuable service to nude sunbathers trying to escape the heat, Vancouver’s Alana Thomson is facing 14 criminal charges relating to her small business.
Canada’s Minister of Public Safety Steven Blaney has a script ready for any disaster or security threat. He just has to fill in the blanks, and presto: one somber press release coming right up.
A video has surfaced of Rob Ford in which he can be heard calling the police chief a “cocksucker,” slurring his words and faking a Jamaican accent. He admitted Tuesday that he had been drinking, despite previously saying he had quit.
Photo ops by politicians are just staged events meant to elicit positive coverage, but one Tory MP travelling with Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Israel this week saw his opportunity slipping away and was desperate to get in on the free publicity.
The CBC’s business commentator was confronted with a sobering statistic about global inequality on the Lang & O’Leary Exchange, and his reaction was so jubilant that he almost came onto a poor person’s face right there in the studio.
Toronto’s biggest cultural export this side of Rob Ford made his Saturday Night Live hosting debut last night and did double duty as the musical guest (he was previously the musical guest in a 2011 episode). And although the writers let him down at times, he mostly passed the comedy test with flying colours.
There are some serious deficiencies in airport security when agents find explosives in someone’s carry-on luggage and still approve him for takeoff.
With changes to medical marijuana licensing taking effect April 1, thousands of people who have been legally growing their own weed will now have to transition to only buying from large producers approved by the government. But what to do with all the marijuana and marijuana plants you’ve built up? According to Health Canada, you […]
The Conservative government, careful guardians of the public purse, spent over $2.5 million publicizing a job grants program that doesn’t even exist yet.
Norway’s massive pension fund recently surpassed 5.11 trillion kroner, which is just slightly more than one million for each of Norway’s 5.1 million citizens. This must be that “planning” thing people are always talking about.
Taking exploitation to a whole new level
A Toronto-based fashion magazine is looking for a designer who, right off the bat, would be tasked with laying out the magazine’s front page. Must have own computer and software, meet strict deadlines — oh, and not expect any money for all the work.
Andrew Cohen, a Carleton University journalism professor and syndicated columnist, has written a garbage column on the narcissism of the modern age that ought to get him fired.
Chuck Strahl, who was in the House of Commons from 1993 to 2011, is now currently serving a five-year term as head of the country’s spy watchdog, the Security Intelligence Review Committee, where he is privy to most of the country’s intelligence. The only problem is that he’s also a lobbyist for energy giant Enbridge.
Aunt May asks Peter Parker to pick up some things from the grocery store, where Spider-Man will face his ultimate test.