Even with the Inuit Nation’s 30 words for snow, Canadians are running out of things to say around the ice, er, water cooler.
It’s been our coldest winter in 34 years, and Canadian...read more
It's not who wins that counts...it's who would have won.
Hamlton Mayor Bob Bratina has withdrawn from Canada’s first Mayoral
Marathon, citing a conflict with a Balkan Strings rehearsal.
“Let’s just say, had I competed, I would have won. I feel sorry for
whoever ends up finishing first, because in their heart of hearts, they
know they really just got silver,” the mayor announced at a hastily
scheduled press conference yesterday.
As Bratina’s wikipedia page notes, Bratina has run 18
marathons and posted rapid times even after turning forty five.
Indeed, his continued running prowess has more recently earned him the
name “The Flying Pen...
They're doing it again, but this time it's municipal.
In the wake of this week's punch-up in the halls of City Hall between Lloyd "No Sidewalks" Ferguson and Joey "The...read more
There’s no blood in team.
What began as a delightful team building exercise at Dundurn Castle, ended in 14 deaths and 33 life-threatening injuries.
According to survivors of the clash, this...read more
“We're going to have more data than C-3PO!”
The Mayor of Hamilton was grinning ear-to-ear this afternoon as his assistant, Peggy Chapman, faxed his latest press release around...read more
By Bart Sherman
A touch of grey indeed.
With money tighter than the business end of a weasel this year, Hamilton's Festival of...read more
By Bart Shermanov
"Have you driven a Ford from office lately? Well, I'm about to."
And with that pithy catchphrase, Hamilton Mayor Bob Bratina launched a stunning bid for the...read more
Give credit where credit is due.
Credit is, in fact, a large part in the discussion of changing Victor Copps’ downtown namesake, in hopes of corporate sponsorship.
If Live Nation and Global...read more
There's a reason the Wicked Witch of the West wasn't a glass cutter.
The classic Canadian expression, 'It's colder than a witches' tit,' may not mean what you think.
It looks like Starbucks is putting the squeeze on Tim Hortons' bits.
In a flashy marketing campaign that took social media by storm, Starbucks announced that its Canadian stores will now...read more
Culling all hunters!
Get ready to Rambo, Katness lovers. We're about to find out who the huntiest hunters in the district are.
Over five days next week, beginning Monday, the Royal Botanical...read more
If there's an exile on Main street, you're going to have to be more specific.
Main Street and King Street will be changed to Ivor Wynne North and Ivor Wynne South, respectively, taking...read more