In 2017, a man named Guillaume Rey was working in a Vancouver restaurant when he was fired for being aggressively rude. He has now filed a complaint with the British Columbia’s Human Rights Tribunal for discrimination—he’s not rude, he’s just French. Mon dieu.
If you’re ever in southern Canada and witness shimmering strands of transfixing purple light strung about the night sky, there’s a name for what you’re experiencing, and it’s “Steve.”
Donald Trump, the congealed bacon fat coating a McDonald’s griddle, openly admitted to lying to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about our trade relations. Very good.
The so-called “Canadian Rosa Parks” will be immortalized on Canadian currency in Canada’s attempt to apologize for being really fucking racist way back when.
In 2014, 15-year-old Tina Fontaine’s 72-pound body was pulled from Winnipeg’s Red River, wrapped in a blanket belonging to Raymond Cormier, 56. On Thursday, Cormier was found not guilty of murder, despite being linked to Fontaine by various witnesses, despite Fontaine’s own 911 call reporting him for vehicle theft,…
Canada is changing the lyrics to its national anthem, “O Canada,” so they’re more gender neutral.
Weed will officially be legalized in Canada in July 2018, but why wait to smoke it? A new report released by Statistics Canada suggests that a lot of Canadian grown-ups came to that conclusion well over a year before the country’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau put forth the proposal for legal recreational weed use in…
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has issued an apology for the Canadian government’s historic mistreatment of and discrimination against LGBTQ individuals.
A Canadian wax museum apparently intent on illustrating the aging effects of leadership has unveiled a new sculpture of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and it is...a little off.
Everyone knows that the car is one of the best places to sing, second only to the shower and into the mouth of a very deep cave. But a Canadian man was fined by police after they decided that he was simply having too much fun while on his way to buy a bottle of water, singing along to his (and your) favorite song, C+C…
Once again, our less shitty neighbor to the north has done something worthy of applause: Canada will now allow its citizens to identify with a gender-neutral “X” on their passports.
Seven months after Justin Trudeau proposed a policy to protect Indigenous languages, linguists worry that action needs to be taken soon or else Canada will lose the last of its Indigenous speakers.
Woah my God. An eight-year-old boy and 11-year-old girl were doused with gasoline and set on fire by a third child this weekend, The Canadian Press reports. In the understatement of the century, the Mounties say that this happened in “an altercation” between the children.
In 2015, a Canada woman identified by the pseudonym Angela Cardinal was held for five days in jail to ensure she’d testify in her own sexual assault case. A judge decided that she was a flight risk, though her actions and history did not back up that assessment.
On Saturday, a particularly bold California sea lion pulled a little girl off the dock and into the water at Steveston Fisherman’s Wharf in Richmond, British Columbia. She was quickly recovered, and aside from the scare, seems to be relatively unscathed.
A short column titled “Winning the Appropriation Prize” published in early May has sparked a small but fiery debate in the Canadian literary community over race, representation, and, for some, free speech. The column appeared in Write, a small magazine produced by the Writer’s Union of Canada (TWUC); in it, Hal…
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Canada’s saga of syrup stolen from its maple syrup reserve has concluded with stiff penalties for an accused perpetrator who pled guilty: Avik Caron has been sentenced five years in the slammer and to pay $1.2 million for his part in the caper. Let that be a lesson to anyone considering meddling with our Northern…
Citing their concern over Donald Trump’s xenophobic travel ban, the Girl Guides of Canada have canceled all travel to the United States for the foreseeable future.