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Civil Rights Clash: Transhumanists Prepare to Challenge an Anti-Cryonics Law in Canada

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 09.27.2014 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

British Columbia has a law on the books that prohibits the marketing or sale of services for cryonics. The stage is being set for a civil rights clash. Cryonicists say they will challenge the law in court, citing it as a human rights violation that threatens their ultimate transhuman goal of trying to live indefinitely.

Canada Had A Plan To Invade The U.S. (And 5 Other Fun Facts About The Great White North)

Posted 07.07.2014 | World

The first of July is a special time of year for Canadians, as it marks the politely joyous occasion of Canada Day. The holiday is essentially a less n...

The Cruz Missile

Uwe Bott | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Uwe Bott

Is Canada responsible for Congressional Republicans driving the world economy to the edge of the abyss?

Freedom Season: The Time Is Right to Free Tarek Loubani and John Greyson

Farah Mawani | Posted 11.30.2013 | Impact
Farah Mawani

This time of year has become Freedom Season for me. On September 21, 2011, my precious friends Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer, were freed after being held hostage by the Iranian regime for 2 years and 2 months.

From the Land of Hockey, Beer, and Back Bacon

James Ehnes | Posted 06.16.2013 | Arts
James Ehnes

On my travels around the globe, I get asked a lot of questions about Canada. Since people seem to have such unbridled curiosity about Canada and her people, I will try to explain, dear reader, why Canada is such a great place.

Orientations, Houses, and First Days of School, Eh?

Claire Krakowiak | Posted 01.03.2012 | Home
Claire Krakowiak

It has been a pretty cool experience to go to a Canadian school and see the comparisons between the countries. I still haven't picked up Canadian talk, but I have grown to like Tim Hortons.

No Internet In 1/5th Of Canadian Homes

CBC News | Posted 07.25.2011 | Home

(CBC) --- About a fifth of Canadian households, many among the poorest in the country, still had no internet access in 2010, a survey suggests. For...

No, Canada: Our Neighbor To The North Gets Its Own 'Jersey Shore'

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Canada, you're supposed to be a refuge from the ugly shit that makes Americans, well, Americans, and, perhaps more importantly, not you. You know, sh...

Is the Grass Greener in Canada?

Holly Robinson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Holly Robinson

I was vacationing in Prince Edward Island this summer when I came across a startling statistic: 53 percent of adults in the world's 24 leading economies said they would immigrate to Canada.

My Grandmother the Family Anchor ... Baby

Lila Nordstrom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lila Nordstrom

Every family that has moved to the United States, at some point, gives birth to an anchor baby. It's no use isolating recent immigrants and their children as some vague harmful group.

Canadians Detained For Stealing Auschwitz Rail Spikes As Mementos

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Polish authorities detained two Canadians who allegedly stole spikes from a railway line that shipped Jews to the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz...

The 16th Annual Giller Prize and the Future of Literature in a Digital Age

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Marissa Bronfman

Last night the 16th annual Giller Prize celebrated excellence in Canadian literature, reminding us of the incredible dedication, passion and talent with which authors in this great nation write.

Jason Linkins

Canadians Defend Their Health Care System In Video | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

One of the unfortunate side-effects of the often confused health care reform discourse is the way so many perfectly nice health care systems that oper...

AIDS Spreading Rapidly Among Canada's Aboriginals

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

AIDS is spreading faster among Canada's aboriginal people than in the general population, and a strong cultural stigma and links to rising drug use ma...

Jason Linkins

It's An Eat The Press Canada Day (And The Rest Of Your Scritti Politti) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Hmm. It's July 1st! Somewhere, out in the recesses of memory, a strange, clarion call is sounding, reminding me of a hallowed Eat The Press traditio...

The List

Nia Vardalos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Nia Vardalos

A common misconception about adoption is that to get a kid you just have to go to another country and be as pretty as Angelina Jolie. As studio executives and movie reviewers have informed me again and again, I'm not.