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First TV debate inspires Twitter storm of political satire
People turned to their computers and mobile devices during Canada's first federal leaders' debate organized by Maclean's magazine.
Aug 7th, 2015
Five reasons to hate quinoa, the trendy health food
Quinoa is touted by health food evangelists as a superfood -- but that doesn't mean everyone has to love it.
Jan 23rd, 2012
The Ease of Laze: Ghostbustin'
What would it look like if Ghostbusters was real?
Dec 12th, 2011
Happy Labour Day picnic tips
Where better to spend a labour-free weekend than on the grass? Author of Picnic in Pisticci, Tina Powell shares tips to keep in mind for the most fun and easy picnic possible: 1. Remember...
Sep 2nd, 2011
Peanut gallery livens up an overly scripted campaign
Candidates may suffer from fear of frivolity, but Twittering sidekicks don't.
The Canadian Press
Apr 24th, 2011
How a second childhood changed Rupinder Gill's life
Indo-Canadian humorist writer Rupinder Gill's debut book, On the Outside Looking Indian, is a light-hearted and often self-deprecating memoir that weaves anecdotes of her unique childhood...
Apr 7th, 2011
No love for pigeons from this old geezer
Don’t be fooled by their soft cooing and iridescent necks, pigeons aren’t so much birds as they are a multi-platform disease dispensing system.
Mar 1st, 2011
The Clean Bin Project movie airs today
Jen and Grant want you to know that their movie "The Clean Bin Project" is that rare bird: a feel-good eco-documentary. People leave smiling, well entertained, and with insight into the incident of th
Nov 4th, 2010
Two world wars and one World Cup?
As the 2010 World Cup kicks off (literally), many sponsors are playing on the often not-so friendly national rivalries.
Jun 11th, 2010
Olympics Mascots Quatchi and Sumi Go Green
Miga's cousins Quatchi & Sumi caught training before the games began. But what exactly are they training for?
Mar 3rd, 2010