Highlights / video

Arts & Entertainment, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

NBA basketball: U.S. sports blog spreads fake news against Toronto fans

A blog called Barstool Sports has tweeted a video claiming to show sports fans in Toronto cheering wildly at the injury to Warriors player Kevin Durant. The blog founder Dave Portnoy claims it shows fans at “The Toronto Tavern”.  Normally »

Society

Union ad blasts GM for Canadian plant closure

The union representing workers at the General Motors vehicle assembly plant in Oshawa, Ontario has released a video as part of a major ad campaign against the plant’s closure later this year. The ad focuses on what Unifor calls “GM’s »

Society

Could it be Santa’s reindeer, asks trucker

A truck driver in the eastern province of Newfoundland and Labrador encountered a herd of about a dozen caribou on the highway, posted a video of them along with the comment, “I think Santa’s reindeer’s are lost on the west »

Environment & Animal Life

Moose lock horns, captured on video

It could have been love of a female that caused two bull moose to butt heads on October 2, 2018 in the woods of northern New Brunswick, reports CBC. Denis Levesque, a forestry technician and avid hunter, was on his »

Environment & Animal Life

Whales’ triple breach video goes viral

People around the world are watching and commenting on a video that shows three humpback whales leaping out of the water consecutively off Canada’s Atlantic coast. Ocean Explorations Whale Cruises operates out of Tiverton in the eastern province of Nova »

Environment & Animal Life

Wild lynx scream at each other on video

Wild cats called lynx live in Canada’s boreal forest and other regions, but you rarely see them, much less get a chance to record them having a screaming, head-butting match. But CBC reports Ed Trist, his girlfriend and her daughter »

Arts & Entertainment, Society

Music video promotes body positivity, cultural diversity

A Canadian musician has broken with the sexy music video stereotype and has created one that promotes positive body image and cultural diversity. Matt Stern recently went to the western city of Victoria and found it to be culturally uniform »

Society

Distracted driving video features Trudeau and Santa

Cheesy or attention-grabbing? Canadians will have something to debate over holiday gatherings with family now that the government has released a YouTube video about distracted driving. The video starts with a shot of Santa putting his cell phone into airplane »

International, Society

Children of imprisoned Saudi blogger make a video plea

The three children of Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi appear in a video asking Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to help get their father’s release from prison. Badawi is not a Canadian, but his wife and three children now live in »

Arts & Entertainment, Highlights, International, Society

Best tourist marketing ploy ever? Or worst? Or joke?

Is it a brilliant marketing ploy for promoting tourism to Regina, the capital city of the prairie province of Saskatchewan? Or, is it some incredibly lame idea that somehow made it past the bureaucrats, perhaps getting a government approval signature »