Study: Most Canadians can’t name all 9 provinces

A study released today showed 93% of Canadians could not name all 9 Canadian provinces and 2 territories. The study, by Ipos-Reid, struck some observers as worrying. “When only 27% of people can name all of our states, that speaks to a shocking level of civic knowledge in our republic”, said…

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Jimmy Kimmel jokes about Canada legalizing pot

Late night TV host Jimmy Kimmel had a bit of fun Thursday night with the news that the Canadian government has introduced legislation to legalize recreational marijuana. In his monologue, the host of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” joked that Canada is “about to become the stoner living in America’s attic.” Kimmel…

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Russell Peters ruffles feathers in Thunder Bay, Ont.

The head of Thunder Bay’s young professionals network is encouraging comedian Russell Peters to visit her hometown, after Peters took a jab at the northwestern Ontario city while hosting the Juno Awards. “Thunder Bay, I hope you’re watching,” Peters called out while introducing musician Coleman Hell, who hails from the…

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Chicken in Echo Bay, Ont. lays massive 180 gram egg

A hobby farmer near Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. made a surprising discovery last week when he went to collect his chicken’s eggs. One of Dennis Goslow’s hens has laid an egg that is 180 grams. That’s heavier than a major league baseball and the size of a large apple. “[The egg] seems to…

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Tragedy: Milk bag spout cut too wide

read more at thebeaverton.com Markham, ON — Tragedy struck a family home Tuesday morning after local father Russ Melman cut the spout of a milk bag too wide. Mr. Melman said he immediately realized his mistake, but the damage had already been done. Melman’s daughter Allison was the first to…

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