Did Bimbo the Birthday Clown ever read your name on TV? Did you keep your toys in a Tickle Trunk? If you grew up in Canada or a border city in the 1960s and 1970s, these TV series were probably as much a part of your morning as milk on your corn flakes. ... READ ON
In 1968, the “Canadian Content” law was enacted: It required every radio station to dedicate 25 percent of each broadcast hour to Canadian content.... READ ON
While it's unlikely that Canadian history will ever inspire a Hollywood blockbuster, there are at least eight unsung stories from our nation's inglorious past that would make for decent government-funded movies.... READ ON
Celebrate Canada Day by drinking as the Canucks do.... READ ON
The good people of Canada are responsible for many inventions you use every day.... READ ON
Fans of the legendary sketch comedy show SCTV are probably familiar with Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas’ dim-witted characters Bob and Doug McKenzie, the Molson beer-swilling Canadian brothers who ended each sentence with everyone’s favorite stereotypical Canadian interjection, “eh.” But it was the pair's catchphrase—“Take off, you hoser!”—that really gained traction in popular language.... READ ON
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