Music Festival Bans Native American Headdresses

A Canadian music festival is asking attendees to please, for the love of God, not wear any Native American headdresses. Save the clueless cultural appropriation for another day. "Feathered war bonnets" and anything that looks like one are now banned. Security will be enforcing the rule. » 7/25/14 11:00am 7/25/14 11:00am

Police Investigating Crap Letters from a Creepy Stalker in Canada

There are crap emails and letters that we can all laugh at, and then there are crap emails and letters that cross the funny line, veering dangerously into Thomas Harris territory. Take, for example, a series of ultra-creepy letters some stalker in British Columbia has apparently been writing to a specific woman who… » 1/19/14 4:30pm 1/19/14 4:30pm

Woman In Wheelchair Gets Thrown Off a Bridge, Enjoys the Hell Out of It

It's generally not acceptable to throw people off of bridges, whether they're in wheelchairs or not, but in this case the people tossing Christi "LynX" Rougoo over the edge were just helping her achieve her dream of bungee jumping. Rougoo, who was paralyzed at the age of 21 and uses a wheelchair, worked with an… » 3/22/12 9:30am 3/22/12 9:30am

Canadian Politician Criticized For Showing Too Much Cleavage

Canadian politician Christy Clark, who's the Premier of British Columbia, is facing some criticism over her wardrobe choices. The dust-up began on Wednesday when David Schreck, a retired politician and pundit, tweeted: "Is Premier Clark's cleavage revealing attire appropriate for the legislature?" That set off a… » 10/09/11 2:45pm 10/09/11 2:45pm

Comedian Fined $15K For Insulting Lesbian Couple

A Canadian comedian has been fined $15,000 by a human rights tribunal for unleashing a tirade of sexist and homophobic insults against a lesbian couple in the audience. But some are concerned this decision will limit the rights of performers. » 4/22/11 9:45am 4/22/11 9:45am