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Elwy Yost – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elwy_Yost As a cable avoider, I only get a handful of snow-free channels on the rabbit ears, but thankfully one of these is TVO. I’ve rediscovered my forgotten childhood habit of watching Saturday Night at the Movies and all of the related pre- and post-movie interviews, which are invariably hosted by Elwy Yost. As Canadians, […]

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080815/en_nm/porn_dc_1 Canadians who may have become tired of being passed over as porn stars will have a new, home-grown outlet to showcase their erotic talents. Federal regulators have granted Alberta-based Real Productions approval to launch a new digital pornography channel, which promises to serve up at least 50 percent domestic content. Canadian porn. Where the […]

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Pigasuss reviews – StumbleUpon

http://pigasus.stumbleupon.com/review/24213665/ From the page: “Members of a fundamentalist American church group planning to stage a protest at the funeral for a Winnipeg man brutally killed on a Greyhound bus have managed to enter Canada, a spokeswoman told CBC News on Friday.” For once, I’m hoping Canadians get their impression of America from the likes of […]

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080801/ap_on_re_ca/canada_bus_stabbing_15 A 40-year-old man who witnesses said stabbed and beheaded the man sitting next to him on a Greyhound bus in Canada has been charged with second-degree murder, police said Friday. Vince Weiguang Li, of Edmonton, Alberta, was due to appear in court later Friday, said Sgt. Brian Edmonds. This story has been gripping Canada […]

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080524/ap_on_re_ca/canada_mystery_feet_1;_ylt=AjUdlG15GvvkqoZwoDrWEIkE1vAI For the fourth time in less than a year, a human foot in a running shoe has been found along the British Columbia coast… Authorities say they haven’t reached any conclusions about the origin of the feet. But local speculation has been rife with some reports claiming they belonged to victims of violent crimes […]

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http://img358.imageshack.us/img358/9854/canreasvx5.png Nothing to see here, move along… (Note to other Canucks: The cat has left the basket. Repeat: The cat has left the basket!)

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CBC.ca – Arts – Film – The Plight of the ‘Peg

http://www.cbc.ca/arts/film/winnipegjets.html I watched this “art-house documentary” (read: bizarrely edited and off-puttingly assembled found clips) on the death of the Winnipeg Jets hockey franchise. In some parts, it’s unwatchable, in others, tragic and moving. Much, I imagine, like living in Winterpeg. This article on the ‘Pegger filmmakers, though, highlights the kind of manic zaniness that results […]

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Making Mii of Canadian Newscasters (now with pictures) & Life in Review

http://lifeinreview.wordpress.com/2006/12/12/making-mii-of-canadian-newscasters/ Canadian with too much time on their hands makes Nintendo avatars resembling (in this case, very closely!) some of our nation’s newsreaders and editorialists. I hope she follows up with video of Peter Mansbridge pounding the crap out of Rex Murphy in the boxing game. INNOVATION: 4/5 – I may have the world’s first […]

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Jacques Cartier

http://www.histori.ca/minutes/minute.do?id=10123 About a decade ago, minute-long historical vignettes started appearing on Canadian television, filling the gaps that were once the home of National Film Board shorts (TV episodes run longer these days!) While demonstrating the usual cheap production values and terrible acting that are the hallmarks of Canadian productions, they quickly struck a chord. They […]

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Frozen Headphone Wire Alert | Toronto Mikes Blog

http://www.mikeboon.com/2007/01/frozen_headphone_wire_alert.html Remember me saying earlier that Canadians are a peculiar people? Read this and see if you can identify: I can always tell when it’s really cold because my headphone wires freeze. They assume a shape and won’t budge. As a result, today I’m issuing a frozen headphone wire alert for all Toronto residents.

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