Canada Has Lost Pride In Our Beers • A Crock of Schmidt
Canadians have long taken excessive pride in our beer. It’s a tenuous point of boasting considering the long, hallowed history brewing has in the Old World, not to mention that when Canadians crow about our beer it’s solely in comparison to American beer, a contest arguably on par with the last two finishers in an […]
Ernie Coombs (Mr Dressup)
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A POP CULTURE ADDICT - IN REHAB
Happy Day Before Canada Day, everyone! And on this, the last day of June, I've decided that I'm going to have a little bit of fun with this Sunday Jukebox for today. As you well know, I've decided to make this Canadian holiday long weekend completely Canadian themed. And, when I was looking back at all of the Canadian artists who have graced their singles on the Billboard charts, I really had a difficult time choosing just one artist to focus on. I mean, we have Anne Murray, Gordon…
Business Lessons From Tommy Hunter
Last week I had the distinct pleasure to interview country music star Tommy Hunter. I was actually writing an article about him for our...
Ted Darling and The 1975 Sabres
The Voice of the Buffalo Sabres, Ted Darling, narrates the story of the 1975 Sabres Stanley Cup Season, featuring the play-by-play calls of both Ted and Rick Jeanneret.
Picking The Stanley Cup Playoffs: Prettiest Uniform Edition
Quit laughing. My mom used to destroy my dad and me, week-in and week-out in our football pool, by picking the prettiest uniforms.
Canada Vignettes: Log Driver's Waltz
Easily one of the most often-requested films in the NFB collection, this lighthearted animated short is based on the song “The Log Driver’s Waltz” by Wade Hemsworth. Kate ...