Does Red Bull still make energy drinks or do they only sponsor weird athletic stunts? Anyway, this Sunday they threw four people out of a plane over New York City to wingsuit down at almost 200 km/h. Enjoy!
If there’s one tried-and-tested time of the week to drop a shitty news bomb, it’s certainly Friday afternoon. And if that Friday afternoon comes before a long weekend, even better.
Brian Lilley has a lot of trouble speaking in front of a camera without fumbling what he’s trying to say. This is a problem because Lilley, as host of Sun News’ Byline, is paid specifically to speak into a camera.
The Ontario Progressive Conservatives, who wanted to unveil their transit plan Sunday, had to scrap a photo-op due to a lack of proper permits — for which they blamed the union that represents Toronto transit workers.
The BC and federal governments want the people of BC to know what hate crimes are, and how to recognize and stop them. But the campaign they’re using to spread this knowledge is a weird one, to say the least.
The Globe and Mail is currently negotiating a new contract with its employee union, and if management gets its way some of the newspaper’s journalists will soon be writing advertorials.
An employee at Suncor Energy’s main oil sands operation was killed by a black bear Wednesday. The woman, whose name has not been released, was attacked by a bear in the early afternoon. According to the Globe & Mail, when the RCMP responded to the call, “the male bear was still in the area and it was ‘shot and killed by RCMP members.'”
Looking for the hot new summer trends? Look no further! The teens of Gatineau are busy popularizing the latest craze: car-surfing.
Seniors across Canada are pounding back drugs to keep themselves functioning, a new report from the Canadian Institute for Health Information tells us.
Scott White was the Editor-in-Chief of Canadian Press for the last 15 years. On March 25 he joined Postmedia (the parent company of the National Post, Ottawa Citizen, canada.com and dailies across the country) as the Vice President of Content Strategy and Business Development.
A British Columbia flooring company says it’s looking a white person to oversee a factory in China. Wiston Building Materials, based in Vancouver, included the condition in a job posting earlier in early April.
It’s a brave new world, and sometimes that’s a good thing. As traditional ideas of gender and parenthood slowly give way to more egalitarian ones, fathers are taking part in what used to be female-only practices, like grooming their children.
Avril Lavigne’s most recent single, “Hello Kitty,” is now out. It features, in no particular order: chaos, cultural appropriation, candy and the keening horror of a celebrity coming face-to-face with her own irrelevance.
Gone, for the most part, are the halcyon days of pop music videos. MTV and Much have rededicated themselves to showing second-rate reality TV and first-rate comedy shows. The videos we now search YouTube for still feature the familiar scantily clad groups of young women, of course, but there’s no longer much dancing in formation. There are still plenty of butts, of course. Let there never come a day when booties disappear from our music videos.