Canadian Politician Thinks Moms Change Diapers, Dads Shape Minds

Mother's Day and Father's Day exist to honor the hard-working parents among us. They're also a great occasion for fucking up, if you don't watch yourself. Canadian Justice Minister Peter MacKay is learning that the hard way, after sending male and female staffers two vastly different messages about their roles as… » 6/25/14 12:20pm 6/25/14 12:20pm

Your Childhood Pal, Anne of Green Gables, Was Probably Queer

Anne of Green Gables may not be the the first work on your list of "classic queer literature," but maybe it should be. There's something about Anne Shirley which seems, at least to me, undeniably queer. It's little wonder that I have always identified heavily with Anne and the novel remains my favorite novel of all… » 5/15/14 11:08pm 5/15/14 11:08pm

Woman Runs Kids Over With SUV, Sues Victims for $1.35 Millon in Damages

Sharlene Simon, An Ontario woman who struck three teenagers with her SUV while speeding, killing one, is suing the dead teen, his parents, his deceased brother, the families of the other teenagers and the county for $1.35 million, citing that she has suffered from depression, anxiety, irritability and post-traumatic… » 4/26/14 2:40pm 4/26/14 2:40pm

Next Level Shit: Woman Pretends She's Pregnant With Quintuplets

A woman in Canada who was pregnant with quintuplets shocked both hospital staff and her boyfriend when it turns out she wasn't pregnant at all. With any-lets. I've heard of faked cancer, faked weddings, faked girlfriends who live in Canada who were met "at summer camp," but this. This is powered up fakery. » 3/25/14 9:30pm 3/25/14 9:30pm

Trans Woman Live-Tweets Her Appalling Treatment at Canadian Customs

Avery Edison is a 25 year old comedian and writer who lives in London. On Monday, Edison attempted to enter Canada through the Toronto Airport. Because of visa issues, she was denied entry, but not before Canadian immigration gave her the runaround, complicating matters because Edison is a trans woman. » 2/11/14 12:00pm 2/11/14 12:00pm

Library Sponsors Romance Novel Vandalizing Event for Cool Teens

Attention, Cool Teens who are like already totally over Valentine's Day: The Toronto Public Library has planned an event just for you! The Anti-Valentine's Day Anti-Party, as originally planned, would give prematurely jaded pre-adults the opportunity to vandalize romance novels. Totally punk rock, right?! » 2/05/14 2:40pm 2/05/14 2:40pm

Canadian Rapscallion Justin Bieber Should Be Deported, Says American Guy

Justin Bieber, the Menace from Manitoba, the Villain of Vancouver, the Cretin in Calgary, the Lawbreaker from London (that one is actually accurate) should be kicked out of the United States, a country whose innocence he has, with his loose Canadian morals and possible SOCIALIST sympathies, officially destroyed as of… » 2/02/14 2:00pm 2/02/14 2:00pm

Canadians, Please Come Pick Up Justin Bieber and Take Him Home.

Canadian export Justin Bieber was arrested in Miami last night for drunk driving, and a Dade County judge set Justin Bieber's bail at $2,500 (approximately how much he makes every time just .00002 seconds of "Baby" is played). As the antics of a 19-year-old boy grow ever more tiresome, Americans must wonder: Is there… » 1/23/14 5:45pm 1/23/14 5:45pm

Australian Couple Unwittingly Wins a Canadian Drug Mule Gig

The treacherous tides of the internet have swept up a pair of unsuspecting old people who just wanted to take a nice vacation from the drudgery of their daily lives in Australia to exotic Canada, land of a thousand enchantments. The couple believed they’d won an all-expenses-paid trip to Canada, complete with brand… » 10/27/13 5:45pm 10/27/13 5:45pm

Lady Hockey Players Get Into Decidedly Unladylike Hockey Brawl

An apparently notable thing happened on Monday night, during an exhibition hockey game between the United States and Canada. The two teams got into a brawl and four of the women involved were given penalties for roughing, defined by the NHL as "a punching motion with the hand or fist, with or without the glove on the… » 10/16/13 11:40am 10/16/13 11:40am

Alice Munro Becomes 13th Woman to Win Nobel Prize in Literature

Brilliant badass Alice Munro has won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature, the Nobel Committee announced today. The 82-year-old Canadian short story virtuoso was incredibly Canadian about the honor, remarking that she hopes her win will draw attention to other talented Canadian writers. Classier than Lena Horne serving… » 10/10/13 9:30am 10/10/13 9:30am