All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Canada’

Kids Read Mean Tweets, Reminds Us Bullies Suck

On Jimmy Kimmel Live! there’s an ongoing skit segment where “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets”, showcasing (as the name suggests) superstars reading hurtful tweets from average schmucks. Since celebrities are too privileged to bear the weight of feelings, it’s a good chuckle for us, reminding them that before they drove around in their golden Lamborghinis and swam in Luis Vuitton pools full of …

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Niagara Falls Frozen? Completely Frozen Only Once In History [Photo]

On Monday, the temperature at Niagara Falls dropped to 13 degrees below zero. The drop in temperature left parts of Niagara Falls frozen, while the surrounding area was covered in snow and mist. The transformation brought more tourists to the area, mostly photographers who want to photograph the majestic waterfall in its frozen state. According to CNN, while the falls …

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Pizza Delivery Across 1400 Miles: Totally Worth It

Pizza delivery is one of the go-to traditions for Super Bowl game day. All across the nation, pizza delivery drivers will be really busy today. It’s a great day for pizza restaurants! One pizza place in Canada got a really special game day pizza delivery order last week. Lee and Carol Brown moved to Regina, Saskatchewan from Windsor, Ontario and …

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Man Turns Himself in After Facebook Promise to Police

In Canadian news, a Canadian man has gone full Canada and turned himself in to police after assuring them he would on Facebook. CTV News says that Rodney Constantine was wanted on four warrants, including failing to appear in court and breaching court orders. The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary, who operates rather prolific social media accounts, took to both Facebook and …

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Bill Cosby: Still Loved In Canada Despite Being An Accused Rapist

While Bill Cosby wiped out 10 American cities from his tour schedule, the comedian was welcomed with open arms in Canada. The embattled comedian received standing ovations for his shows at Kitchener, London, and Hamilton in Ontario. Late last year, Cosby was hit with multiple rape allegations with several women stepping forward accusing the comedian of taking advantage of them. …

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Google Rolls Local Update Out To More Countries

Back in July, Google launched an algorithm update that shook up local search results in the U.S. While Google never gave it an official name like Panda or Penguin that we’re aware of, Search Engine Land started calling it the “Pigeon” update, and that’s what people in the industry have, for the most part, adopted for it. That update has …

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Amazon Launches ‘Pickup Points’ At Canada Post Locations

Amazon announced the launch of Amazon Pickup Points in Canada. This is a new delivery option for Canadians where they can pick up orders at Canada Post retail locations throughout the country. “We’re continuously working to introduce new programs and shipping options that make our customers’ lives easier,” said Alexandre Gagnon, country manager for Amazon.ca. “We know the holidays get …

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Lori Douglas Nude Photos Prompt Inquiry Against Her

Associate Chief Justice Lori Douglas is facing removal from her position due to an inquiry on nude images of her being posted on the Internet without her consent. On Tuesday, October 29, the Canadian Judicial Council’s independent counsel, Suzanne Cote, said that some judges on the committee that appointed Douglas to her position in 2005 were not aware of the …

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Ottawa Shootings: Parliament And War Memorial Among Scenes Of Violence

Citizens across Ottawa, Canada are presently experiencing a lock-down situation as reports emerge that a series of shootings have taken place in the capital city. Though the story is still developing, it’s believed that the first outbreak of shooting happened at the War Memorial. An unknown gunman opened fire, hitting a soldier. The wounded man was soon after rushed to …

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Mouse In Coffee Cup? Read This And Think Twice Before You Sip.

Imagine finding a mouse in YOUR coffee cup the next time you patronize a restaurant. This is allegedly what happened to a Canadian man when he visited the local McDonald’s. Ron Morais of Fredericton, New Brunswick told CBC News that he didn’t suspect anything was wrong. He sipped away contently until he got to the last few sips. As a …

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Spotify Finally Launches (Fully) in Canada

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 multi-platform availability with which Spotify typically coaxes US users, the company is also advertising “one of the most extensive Canadian …

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Richard Crenian Sees Foreign Interest in Canadian Real Estate as Valid

Commissioned News Story (Source: ReDev Properties Ltd) 2014 has heralded a period of growing interest in Canadian real estate from foreign investors. In fact, this attention toward Canada’s market is said to be growing exponentially, mainly due to Canada’s relatively stable economy. While the rest of the world has struggled through a prolonged recession, Canadian banks and capital markets have …

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