As Canadians, we celebrate Thanksgiving in mid-October. Americans do it on the 4th Thursday in November. In between comes November 11th, the day we should say the biggest thank you of all.
A young entrepreneur from Winnipeg uses crowd funding to create an online digital storytelling platform, and goes on to help develop Indiegogo, the world’s largest crowdfunding platform.
With Grey Cup two weeks away, it’s time for that overused sports cliché: “Coaches are hired to be fired”. While Edmonton’s Kavis Reed has been sacked, Tim Burke’s fate still hangs in the balance.
I believe the point of continuing the tradition of observing Remembrance Day lies at the heart of the question: What are we prepared to do to protect our democracy?
Inspired by Vikings in their world of sea expeditions, Danish artist Annesofie Sandal has taken Jonah’s tale to a whole new level, displaying her work for the first time in Canada.
“Survivors of residential schools have been saying for decades that they were subjects of experiments. But it takes a white guy with a PhD to say it before it’s accepted.”
While our athletes get to wear clothing made in Canada, all of the souvenir shirts, sweaters and hats that Canadians love to wear to show support for our competitors will be made overseas, mostly in China.
Canadians traveling to Mexico usually get there by hopping on a plane for a few hours. Not so for three Winnipeggers who traveled by canoe instead, taking six months to complete their incredible journey.
Many couch potatoes, including myself, have abandoned much of what is offered on conventional television, switching instead to the edgier shows that are offered from non-network sources like HBO and Netflix.
We have endless revelations about hacking and surveillance all over the world. We’re told not to expect that our phone calls or e-mails will be private. We also now know that Canada is part of the game.