Canada

A pink bag with a see-through window that shows pink candies about an inch long and a quarter-inch wide.

The Thin Red Line

There are places in North America where you can stand in Canada and the US simultaneously. A massive, historic home straddles Stanstead, Quebec and Plain, Vermont, for example. You can enter the house from both countries. 

Throwback Thursday – The Hockey Series in the Shadow

All Canadians know about the 1972 Canada-Russia hockey series in which the NHL proved its supremacy via Paul Henderson’s last minute goal. In 1974, the upstart WHA took on the Russians with a different outcome. The World Hockey Association was attempting to prove it was as good as the National Hockey League and better than the Russians. …

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Ontari-uh-oh!

Did you hear the new, updated Ontario anthem? Did you even know we had an unofficial, provincial anthem? It was a song from a movie and I remember learning it in school. 

So, How Will You Vote?

I’ll never tell you who I vote for and I’ll never ask you that question. But this excruciatingly long federal election campaign will come to an end before we know it and it will be time to make a choice.

Love Wins

I can only imagine how frustrated some backwards Americans are these days. And that thought makes me grin with glee.

Prime Minister Trudeau

Failing some sort of unforeseen and major gaffe, Justin Trudeau will become Prime Minister of this country. I believe it and there’s a lot of evidence to back up the prediction that he’s on his way to the top job. 

Our Criminal Mayor

Last Friday morning, judgment day for Joe Fontana, The Big Show on 98.1 Free-FM had a bit of fun with the Mayor’s plight. Actually, our verdict wheel was a lot of fun and it even got us some ink in The National Post. Everyone who spun got a can of Italian Wedding soup and I …

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Shop at Home

This weekend I’m going on a cross-border shopping excursion. I very rarely do this.  Sometimes when we pop over the border to visit with our good friend Eddie I make Derek stop at Target so I can get Downy Wrinkle Releaser (not sold in Canada) and stroll the aisles but that’s about it.  

Feeling Hot Hot Hot

When our ancestors decided to settle in Canada they left a legacy for the rest of us to complain about the weather.  And here we go with some very whine-worthy conditions!  

Is It Canucky Where You Live?

London has been named the 11th most Canucky city in Canada.  A think tank at the University of Toronto called The Martin Prosperity Institute ranked 144 cities based on particularly Canadian criteria and by doing so they’re attempting to make Canucky an actual word.