Robocalls Are Telling People To Vote Tomorrow Rather Than Today. Don’t Do That

Hopefully anyone who needs to see this will see it in time. As I type your polls should still be open no matter where you live, so go vote if you haven’t. Robocalls tell voters to head to the polls a day late Misleading robocalls reported in Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, Elections Canada […]

It’s An Emergency! Quick, Call…Uh…Somewhere!

File this one under you learn something new every day. Until now, I assumed that 911 service was something that everyone in the country had. But as I’ve just discovered, the Northwest Territories won’t have it until this November, the Yukon only got it in 2016, and Nunavut has something called Priority Dispatch service, which […]

Where The Fake Celebrity Ads Come From And How They Work

Perhaps you remember me writing about those damn fake celebrity endorsements that were constantly popping up here and pretty well everywhere else on the internet for a while. If you do, chances are you may be interested in this long article about Ads Inc., one of the companies seemingly responsible for a lot of them. […]

This Bud’s For You. This Warrant? Not So Much

Good on Billy Bob Hall for doing the right thing and turning himself in to police so that he could take care of his warrants. But perhaps before he started in on the liquid courage, he should have made sure those warrants existed. They didn’t. Billy Bob Hall, 59, thought he was the subject of […]

Yes Steve, The Words Cutting And Ford Do Still Appear In The Same Sentence For Other Reasons Now And Then

Ford is cutting 7,000 white-collar jobs No joke, when I saw this, I automatically assumed that the Ford in question was Doug. It isn’t. It’s the car maker. But if you live in Ontario, I’m sure you’ll forgive the mistake. And if you don’t, I hope this helps you better understand what it’s like to […]

Ford Government Finally Finds Something It Can’t Cut

Unfortunately, that something is carbon emissions. Premier Doug Ford’s government has done almost nothing on the bulk of the promises in the greenhouse-gas reduction plan Ontario introduced last November, according to a new report by an environmental watchdog group.  The report published Thursday by Environmental Defence examines the seven key actions Ontario pledged to cut carbon emissions in the province, and […]