Category Archives: Canadian Counterpunch

Dragons’ Den: Arlene dishes on Kevin O’Leary

Arlene Dickinson has some frank things to say about her former colleague on the CBC entrepreneur show. The scariest? That what you saw there is what you get. There is no “real Kevin” apart from the show. He really IS … Continue reading

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Oh sweet Jesus NO.

Yes, that is an actual dating profile. And if you ever needed a reason to avoid dating someone from an Internet lonely-hearts site, here you go: The man who used a dating site to lure his victim to an Edmonton … Continue reading

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Dear Neil Macdonald: Nobody needs your stinkin’ advice.

Yes, this IS snark. And no, I’m not gonna stop it, no matter who hectors me. And yes, Neil Macdonald, this includes YOU. I mean, what the fuck kind of “advice” is THIS condescension, anyway? But with all due respect … Continue reading

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White guy defends other white guy against evil natives. Film at 11!

Meet Konrad Yakabuski. Konrad has an awful beef against all the pesky non-white people ganging up on white people who claim non-white ancestry and make big bank and get critical acclaim by writing books about non-white people, from the viewpoint … Continue reading

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Canada and Ireland: BOLO!

Attention, fellow Canadians and friends in Ireland: Have you seen this man? If you have, please return him to Mexico, where he’s wanted: Canada or Ireland could be the two countries where one would find Javier Duarte, a fugitive from … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: What do those eyes mean?

Somebody got the cool idea of setting this underrated Parachute Club song (which never had a video before) to footage of beautiful, spooky sea critters from Monterey Bay. Here’s another in the same vein, which also has no video but … Continue reading

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Remembering Viola Desmond

Viola Desmond, a Canadian civil-rights hero, was honored today with the announcement that her face would appear on the $10 bill. She beat Rosa Parks to the punch by nine years, in 1946, when she insisted on sitting in the … Continue reading

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Sunny wuss.

Sir Wilfrid is not amused. So, Justin Trudeau isn’t even attending the funeral of a rather important man who served as a pallbearer at his ol’ man’s funeral (and sat next to Jimmy Carter, to boot). This after actually saying … Continue reading

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A major WTF on Moroccan TV

A Moroccan TV channel is under fire, at home and abroad, for featuring a segment on how to cover up facial bruising caused by domestic violence. (Pro tip: “Use the yellow foundation, the white one lets the punch marks show … Continue reading

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The Drumpfenproletariat strikes again…

Well, looky here. The Mencken Prophecy has fulfilled itself yet again. Last time it was Dubya and his “Get a Brain Morans”. This time, it’s Der Drumpf…and his little Drumpflings from the Drumpfenproletariat, harassing a completely innocent playhouse in Canada: … Continue reading

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