Maclean’s columnist Colby Cosh wants everyone to calm down about LGBT rights in Russia, where you can still “suck another dude off” with no problem, so what’s the big deal?
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Who knew that an upside of a relentless campaign of drone bombings would be that Barack Obama is now the ultimate symbol of dominance and virility in Pakistan?
Justin Wadsworth is a coach with the Canadian cross-country team in Sochi, but he still sprung into action to help a Russian athlete finish the race after breaking his left ski.
Here’s what happens when a semi truck tries to pass a snowplough on an Ontario highway and blocks off the entire road to oncoming traffic, which in this case was another semi.
After CBC’s report on CSEC’s highly dubious spying on Canadians over airport Wi-Fi, the prime minister’s parliamentary secretary Paul Calandra accused the public broadcaster of journalistic malfeasance and called Glenn Greenwald, the journalist who worked with them, a “porn spy.”
So much for claims that Canadian spies don’t do domestic surveillance. Canada’s electronic espionage agency, CSEC, has tracked thousands of Canadian travellers through airport wireless networks without their knowledge.
Downton Abbey’s memorable opening credits have finally been recreated with cats. This video, from an animal rescue group in New York, is a near perfect replica of the British period drama’s title sequence, and even the dog has been swapped out for a cat.
American billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer really hates the oilsands, but he also really loves the environment, but he also doesn’t seem too fond of the Chinese.
A new Ipsos Reid/CTV News poll shows almost seven out of 10 Canadians surveyed see pipelines as the safest way to transport oil, with 54 per cent expressing no faith in the safety of shipping flammable goods by rail. An overwhelming majority of 90 per cent think the federal government should conduct a formal review of Canada’s rail policies around transporting crude oil by rail. [LINK]
At a cost of $50 billion and counting, the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi will be the most expensive in history. Here’s a timelapse view of the resort town as it’s been built up for the Games.
Well, it was only a matter of time before the pro-oil crowd did something racist.
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.
Seeing double in Sochi: BBC correspondent Steve Rosenberg tweeted out this photo Jan. 20, showing an alarming public bathroom setup in the Olympic city.
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.