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Arthritis, It’s Time To Get Serious Arthritis, It’s Time To Get Serious

Sufferers of arthritis, the disease referring to inflamation of the joints, will be happy to hear some good news that has recently been released from the Canadian organization, The Arthritis Society. As the largest non-government funded organization in Canada responsible …

Coca-Cola Prints “YOU RETARD” Under Bottlecap Coca-Cola Prints “YOU RETARD” Under Bottlecap
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Why is it that our very politically correct American culture detests derogatory and dehumanizing words but so liberally uses the term “retard”? Have you ever noticed that? Well, Coca-Cola is pulling no punches, and they won’t be getting in as …

Ottawa Train Crashes into Double-Decker, Kills Six Ottawa Train Crashes into Double-Decker, Kills Six

Tragic news out of Canada: the CBC reported that an Ottawa city bus crashed with a Via passenger train leaving five men and one woman dead. The scene has been cleared, and officials have removed the bus for investigation. The …

Travis Baumgartner Sentenced to Life For Killings Travis Baumgartner Sentenced to Life For Killings

Travis Baumgartner, age 22, has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance at parole for 40 years after murdering 3 coworkers and critically wounding another in a June 2012 robbery attempt. Baumgartner had been working for G4S Cash …

Oil Mislabeled in Canadian Train Disaster Oil Mislabeled in Canadian Train Disaster
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Earlier this year, a freight train carrying North Dakota crude oil derailed and exploded in Canada. Now it seems the oil was mislabeled as a less dangerous type of crude oil, according to Canadian Transportation Safety Board (TSB) officials. The …

Hulk Hogan To Appear At Canada’s Fan Expo Hulk Hogan To Appear At Canada’s Fan Expo
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Anyone planning on visiting Canada soon should prepare to wrap their bandanas in anticipation of Hulkmania. The John Bassett Theater in Toronto is preparing to host the famous wrestler Hulk Hogan through “Hulk Hogan: Uncensored” Q&A as part of Fan …

Guy Tweets About Buying Pot, Gets Retweeted by Police, and Is Promptly Fired Guy Tweets About Buying Pot, Gets Retweeted by Police, and Is Promptly Fired
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A Toronto man has been fired from his job after York Regional Police retweeted his request for someone to bring him some pot at work. The tweet, from (former) Mr. Lube employee Sunith Baheerathan, asked for “any dealers in Vaughan …

New Brunswick Snake Put Down After Boys’ Deaths New Brunswick Snake Put Down After Boys’ Deaths
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An African python that escaped it’s enclosure and killed two young boys has been put down, authorities in Canada say. 4-year old Noah Barthe and his brother, 7-year old Connor, were reportedly on a sleepover at a friend’s apartment over …

Kickstarter Comes to Canada: Build Projects Now, Launch Them September 9th Kickstarter Comes to Canada: Build Projects Now, Launch Them September 9th

As promised back in June, Kickstarter has finally launched to Canadian projects. This is Kickstarter’s second major international expansion. The crowdfunding site officially went live for U.K.-based projects back in October of 2012. Like the U.K. rollout, today’s launch in …

That 3D Printed Rifle Can Now Fire More Rounds That 3D Printed Rifle Can Now Fire More Rounds

Late last month, a YouTube channel belonging to ThreeD Ukelele uploaded a video with footage of what appeared to be the very first 3D printed rifle. It was able to fire one shot before breaking. Now the creator is back …

Here’s The World’s First Fully 3D Printed Rifle Here’s The World’s First Fully 3D Printed Rifle

Defense Distributed made a lot of lawmakers very nervous – and Second Amendment defenders very happy – earlier this year when it revealed The Liberator. The single shot handgun was the first gun to be made entirely by a 3D …

Ash Borer Beetle Spreading in Canada Ash Borer Beetle Spreading in Canada

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) this week confirmed that the emerald ash borer beetle has moved into Kawartha Lakes, Ontario. The discovery raises the number of Ontario counties the beetle has been found into 32, alongside seven in Quebec. …

Lac-Megantic Train Derailment: Engineer Under Investigation Lac-Megantic Train Derailment: Engineer Under Investigation
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The Lac-Megantic train derailment that destroyed the town’s center in Quebec last weekend is still under investigation, and now the engineer responsible for setting the brakes on the train has been fired. More than 50 people are feared dead after …

Elisha Cuthbert Marries Hockey Star Dion Phaneuf Elisha Cuthbert Marries Hockey Star Dion Phaneuf
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Elisha Cuthbert and Toronto Maple Leaf captain Dion Phaneuf decided to finally tie the knot this weekend in a private wedding. Cuthbert, a Canadian actress (and professional eye roller) well-known for her roles in films like Love Actually and The …

Runaway Train Explodes in Canada, Evacuating Town Runaway Train Explodes in Canada, Evacuating Town

According to a report in Toronto’s Globe and Mail, a driver-less, runaway train carrying crude oil tankers rolled into the town of Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, exploded like a bomb, and flattened the entire historic district of that town. At least 30 …

Canada Day Gets A Google Doodle Canada Day Gets A Google Doodle
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Google is showing a homepage doodle in Canada today in celebration of Canada Day, the country’s holiday for national pride. The day commemorates the anniversary of the British North America Act signed in 1867. It’s now called the Constitution Act. …

Kickstarter Launching in Canada Later This Summer Kickstarter Launching in Canada Later This Summer

Kickstarter has just announced their next international expansion. It’ll be Canada, and the crowdfunding site says that they’ll open up to Canadian projects “later this summer.” There’s not much more about the expansion right now – but you can sign …

Netflix Is Getting Some New Features In Canada Netflix Is Getting Some New Features In Canada

Last week at E3, Netflix was showing off upcoming user profiles. Yahoo News spoke with a company exec, who demoed the feature, and indicated it would be available by the end of August in the U.S. A few days later, …

Rob Ford And Alleged Crack House In The News Again, Still No Video Rob Ford And Alleged Crack House In The News Again, Still No Video
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Ever since the stills of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford allegedly smoking crack cocaine hit the mainstream, the mayor’s denials and the house itself are still a topic of conversation, especially to the Canadian news cycle. Take, for instance, the latest …

Canada’s New Space-Themed $5 Bill Unveiled…in Space Canada’s New Space-Themed $5 Bill Unveiled…in Space

Canada just unveiled their new polymer $5 bank note, and they had a little help from someone that’s out of this world. Literally. Well, not its orbit (apologies). Anyway, Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Chris Hadfield, Commander of the International Space …

Woman Wins $40M, Not $40K From Canadian Lotto Woman Wins $40M, Not $40K From Canadian Lotto
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A Canadian woman this week was overwhelmed this week after learning she had won money in the Ontario lottery. According to a report from Chicago’s ABC 7, 51-year-old Maria Carreiro of Toronto had originally thought she had won only $40,000. …