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This week in Canadian pop culture history: Queen Elizabeth II’s birth, Sun News Network launch

April 17 Lester B. PearsonNational Film Board of Canada / Library and Archives Canada 1967Prime Minister Lester Pearson announced the creation of the Order of Canada. 1998The mega-banks that never were: Three months after the Royal Bank and Bank of Montreal announced plans to merge, Toronto Dominion Bank and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce announced […]

Adam E. Moreira, CC 3.0, 2006

It’s true but not new: UPS trucks avoid left turns to save money and time

Why are Travel+Leisure, Quartz and The Independent wasting their resources on this story from 2010?

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Designated Survivor actor Kiefer Sutherland travels Toronto’s hot, hot subway

Toronto's been under fire this summer for their hot as hell commutes -- especially on subway cars without air conditioning

Google tops Canada’s Most Reputable Brands list

For a second year in a row, Google has topped Léger Marketing’s Top 100 most reputable brands survey. Léger’s study examined 225 companies and ranked them according to over 25,000 online survey responses, including 2,100 consumers answering questions about each brand. Canadian brands that placed in the top 10 include Shoppers Drug Mart (#3), Canadian […]

Canadian actor cousins Stephen and Robbie Amell raise $200K to make sci-fi action film ‘Code 8’

Toronto-born actors and cousins Robbie Amell and Stephen Amell are hitting social media to crowdfund a feature film called Code 8. Within days, the Amells have already raised their $200,000 U.S. goal on Indiegogo and are nearing their next $300,000 U.S. milestone on their fourth day. Stephen — best known as portraying Oliver Queen in […]

Pope Francis joins Instagram, asks followers to ‘pray’ for him

In a sign of the times, Pope Francis sent out a tweet to announce that he had joined Instagram today. “I am beginning a new journey, on Instagram, to walk with you along the path of mercy and the tenderness of God,” he tweeted. Within hours, the Catholic pontiff was nearing one million followers under […]

Canadian TV Ratings: 2005-2006 season’s top 5 shows

With the new TV season just beginning, there’s no better time to look back at Canada’s top programs from the 2005-2006 season. Here are the most watched individual programs of the year: