All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Canada’

Suzanne Somers Displays “Expertise” on Obamacare

The Wall Street Journal, the largest paper in circulation in the United States today at 2.4 million copies, has created a new section of its paper entitled, “The Experts.” This section of the paper contains editorials from people who are an “exclusive group of industry, academic and cultural thought leaders who weigh in on the latest debates in The Journal …

Read More

Canadian Travel Scam Turns Australian Couples into Drug Mules

The Australian reports that a Perth couple were conned into being drug mules by a bogus Canadian travel agency. It all looked legit, at least on the surface. A 72-year-old man and his 64-year-old wife entered a sweepstakes for a bargain holiday to Canada, and ended up back in Australia with 3.5kg in crystal meth rocks instead of their original …

Read More

Kickstarter Sees Over $3M in Pledges in First Month in Canada

It’s been exactly a month since Kickstarter allowed Canadian creators to launch their projects, and today the crowdfunding site is sharing some stats from a pretty busy first month. According to Kickstarter, creators launched 301 projects in the past 30 days, 19 of which have been successfully funded. Over $3.2 million (CAD) has been pledged by over 47,000 unique backers. …

Read More

Talisman Energy Stocks Climb with Icahn Tweet

The Canadian global oil and gas production company, Talisman Energy, has seen its value slide over the past several years due to poor business planning. However, stocks of Talisman Energy grew over 10% Tuesday morning following this Tweet by Carl Icahn Monday afternoon: Through his 61 million share purchase, Icahn now owns 5.97% stake in Talisman Energy. Icahn is the …

Read More

Dinosaur Tail Fossil Found In Alberta

The fossil of a dinosaur tail was recently unearthed in Alberta, Canada. This news should excite paleontologists and dinosaur enthusiasts everywhere, since news like this has not been made aware to the public for quite some time. It is always exciting when humans are able to find things that they did not know existed before and whether it is a …

Read More

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 for research into arthritis, The Arthritis Society, has pledged to donate over $4.5 million in order to further research the …

Read More

Coca-Cola Prints “YOU RETARD” Under Bottlecap

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 much trouble were the insult any other word – but the company just recently apologized to a family in Alberta …

Read More

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 Ottawa transit system does not have a noteworthy history of accidents with regard to its buses or its bus drivers. …

Read More

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 Solutions for only 3 months when he decided to steal money from an ATM he and his crew were reloading …

Read More

Oil Mislabeled in Canadian Train Disaster

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 disaster, which happened in Lac-Megantic, Quebec in July, killed 47 people. The deaths were a result of the train derailing, …

Read More

Hulk Hogan To Appear At Canada’s Fan Expo

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 Expo Canada. Hulk Hogan, having been to Toronto in past competitions had this to say about the city courtesy of …

Read More

Guy Tweets About Buying Pot, Gets Retweeted by Police, and Is Promptly Fired

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 wanna make a 20sac chop? Come to…Mr Lube, need a spliff.” Some amazing social media manager for the York police …

Read More

Page 5 of 11« First...«34567»10...Last »