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Spotify Finally Launches (Fully) in Canada

Spotify Finally Launches (Fully) in Canada

By Josh Wolford September 30, 2014

After announcing back in 2012 that it would eventually move into Canada, Spotify launched on an invite-only basis back in July. Today, Spotify is announcing its full Canadian launch. Alongside the more than 20 million songs, 320kbps streams, and the …

Instagram Ads Going Global ‘Later This Year’ Instagram Ads Going Global ‘Later This Year’

On the heels of what the company is calling a very successful ad rollout in the US, Instagram has announced that they plan on taking their new ads global very soon. According to Instagram, they will build on their “momentum” …

F-35 Fighter Jet: Canada Will Have 65, Please

Lockheed Martin will score big if Canada decides to buy 65 of their F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets. Rueters reported that an internal 18 month review recommends the purchase. The only reason this deal is less than official is due …

Moncton News: Shooter of 5 Mounties Still at Large

At 7:20 pm Wednesday night, five Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) responded to a phone call reporting an armed man, wearing camouflage, traipsing about a small neighborhood in Moncton, New Brunswick. At 8:30 pm, photographer Daniel St. Louis arrived on …

Board Shorts Ban In Nova Scotia Challenged By Parent

A school board in Nova Scotia recently banned girl from wearing short shorts. While it’s commonplace for schools to ban shorts, it’s usually a school-wide ban. In this particular case, only girls were targeted and one parent is not happy. …

1,500 Teens Trash Mansion at Epic Party

“Boy, that escalated quickly. I mean, that really got out of hand fast.” In an event that is a stunning testament to the power of social media, a house party at a mansion in Ontario, Canada turned into a flood …

Rob Ford Seeks Rehab For Substance Abuse

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford announced that he is taking a break from his campaign in order to enter rehab and seek help for his alcohol and drug abuse. Ford has been the center of attention since May when reports of …

Whale Carcass Feared Ready to Explode

Residents of Trout River in Newfoundland, Canada fear that a blue whale carcass that washed ashore last week may be ready to explode. The stinky, 82-foot-long cetacean has been expanding due to a buildup of various gasses, and might go …

Man Named Popadick Lives Up to Name in Public Park

Until just now, I’d never come across any “Popadicks.” My introduction to the surname comes in the form of a story about one Donald Popadick, who Ottawa Police claim exposed himself in a public park. Yep. A man named Donald …

Amanda Todd's Cyber-Bully Arrested

After almost two years, a breakthrough in the case of Amanda Todd, the Canadian teen who was bullied to death over the internet, has been made. The Dutch police have made an arrest and filed charges against the man who …

Jim Flaherty, Finance Minister of Canada, Has Died

Jim Flaherty, Canada’s third-longest serving finance minister of all time, died on Thursday simply weeks after he had retired from his post. While no official cause of death has been released, police stated they had responded to a call reporting …

Smart Car Tipping Nearly Global Now

Smart cars are gas sippers, and some models don’t use gas at all. They are really good for the environment, comparatively speaking, and are all the rage among skinny folks. While the name may seem to be self-explanatory, there is …

Mystery Man Gives Out Money, Gets Sent to Psych Ward

No good deed goes unpunished. A Canadian man found himself locked up for psychiatric evaluation this week after he went around handing out money. Metro News reported last week that “dozens” of people have said they had received money from …

WestJet Passenger Leaves Sexist Message to Pilot

Can someone please remind me what year it is because if I recall, it is 2014 and not 1914! (SIGH) In recent news, a bizarre case of sexism occurred to a Canadian pilot from WestJet airlines. On Wednesday, an airplane …

George Lopez Passes Out On Casino Floor

George Lopez might have enjoyed himself a little too much at a Canadian casino on Thursday. The Mexican-American comedian and actor reportedly passed out on the floor of the Caesars Windsor Hotel and Casino and was subsequently arrested for public …

Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue: Coach is to Blame

Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue lost their chance at a gold medal in ice dancing to their rivals and training mates Meryl Davis and Charlie White. So, what’s next for the duo? Finger pointing, apparently. And the person at the …

Canadian Man Convicted Of Bestiality

When joining the SCPA, either as an employee or volunteer, you’re generally expected to prevent the abuse of animals. For one New Brunswick resident, he used his status as a volunteer to get close to the animals without raising suspicion. …