Posts Tagged ‘ Canada ’

Post-secondary grads can now pay off student loan debt with unborn children, body parts

Jan 2nd, 2014 | By
protesting boobs

By Urban Anomie Are you being crushed by the weight of your student loan debt? Did you not realize that the money you borrowed for four drunken years of art school had to be paid back? Did you use those grants to buy a shiny 55-inch LCD for your dorm, which is now obsolete? Well don’t

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Red Deer man endures Black Friday line for six hours to save $8 on a pair of shoes

Nov 28th, 2013 | By
Black Friday Crowd

By Urban Anomie A Red Deer man who lined-up at 3:00 a.m. to be one of the first in line at Soleful Shoes says it was all worth it to get 10% off an $80 pair of shoes that cost $3 to make. Mike Dunham, 32, arrived with a lawn chair, a dog-eared copy of The

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Americans pleased that Canadians are just as fucked up as they are

Nov 8th, 2013 | By
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By Urban Anomie The news that Toronto mayor Rob Ford is a crack-smoking douchebag made international headlines this week, which brought to light the status of cross-border perceptions between friendly neighbours Canada and the US. “It’s refreshing to know that friendly ol’ Canada isn’t so peaceful and innocent up there,” said William Lehman of Seattle, Washington.

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Bank of Canada scratches plan to feature Rob Ford on new $15 bill

Nov 7th, 2013 | By

By Urban Anomie Shortly after a ceremony at the Canadian Space Agency in Saint-Hubert, Quebec on Thursday that was held to mark the release of Canada’s newest in the series of polymer bank notes, the Bank of Canada said it has cancelled plans to feature Rob Ford on the new $15 bill set to be released

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The search for Jimmy Hoffa’s remains leads authorities to famed Chicken on the Way

Sep 2nd, 2013 | By
Jimmy Hoffa

By Urban Anomie CALGARY, AB — Beneath a hockey arena, under a horse farm . . . and now in the basement of Calgary’s acclaimed Chicken on the Way restaurant. For the umpteenth time, FBI agents, this time in concert with the RCMP, went on a search for Jimmy Hoffa’s remains or clues to the disappearance of

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Peanut butter crisis threatens to kill millions in Canada

Aug 27th, 2013 | By
Jif Crying

By Urban Anomie The Canadian government has stepped up its efforts to sort out the peanut butter crisis gripping millions of people in the country, in response to widespread reports of malnutrition and depression since Jif peanut butter abandoned the Canadian market in 2010. Today, some 122,000 people—mostly children—in Alberta, Ontario, and the Maritimes are severely

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Harper Government introduces bill effectively banning friendships between cats and dogs

Aug 23rd, 2013 | By

By Urban Anomie Taking a page from Russia’s book, the Canadian federal government announced Friday that it has introduced a bill designed to stop friendships between cats and dogs. The bill, known as UA-12, bans the spreading of “propaganda of non-traditional animal friendships” among Canadians. In effect, Bill UA-12 makes it illegal to consider, treat, or

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