WorldViews: Canada


Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 01/23/2014

Justin Bieber rampage may have al-Qaeda links, terrorism analysts warn

U.S. officials declined to confirm reported drone strikes in Ontario’s tribal regions. (Note: satire)

By Max Fisher  |  01:23 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Canada is a foreign country

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 12/26/2013

Canada just enlisted Santa Claus in its effort to control the Arctic

It might sound like a joke, but disputes over Arctic territorial control are deadly serious.

By Max Fisher  |  10:46 AM ET, 12/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arctic, Canada, Canada is a foreign country, Unchecked Canadian Aggression

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 11/06/2013

Canadian regime roiled by provincial scandal, sparking fears of instability

A satirical take on how we’d cover Rob Ford if he were from, say, China.

By Max Fisher  |  01:26 PM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Canada

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 10/14/2013

Uncomfortable with Columbus Day? Celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving instead

The Canadian holiday, also today, is less problematic and has better food.

By Max Fisher  |  12:34 PM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Canada

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 10/10/2013

Dissident writer Alice Munro awarded Nobel for fiction critical of Canadian regime

How we'd write about Munro's prize if she were from Russia or China.

By Max Fisher  |  09:11 AM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Canada, Canada is a foreign country

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 08/20/2013

Why Canada spent $597,000 on a 'stealth snowmobile'

It's gunning for Arctic domination, though some critics inside the country aren't sure how the vehicles will help.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  02:35 PM ET, 08/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Canada, Canada is a foreign country

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 07/22/2013

Last vestiges of the British empire complicate royal baby's succession to the throne

If Middleton has a daughter, anti-monarchists in Australia and Canada could cause her big trouble.

By Max Fisher  |  01:56 PM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Australia, Canada is a foreign country, United Kingdom

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/05/2013

Are Canadians so funny because they're making fun of America?

You might be surprised how many of your favorite comedians are from up north.

By Max Fisher  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Canada is a foreign country

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 11/30/2012

Coalition of the opposing: Why these 9 countries voted against Palestine at the U.N.

And why did almost half of those votes come from tiny West Pacific island nations?

By Max Fisher  |  12:04 PM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Canada, Czech Republic, Israel, Israel-Palestine, Maps, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Panama, United Nations

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Canadians want to legalize marijuana, too

Canada wants to replicate Colorado and Washington's referenda.

By Olga Khazan  |  03:35 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Canada, Elections, marijuana, Pot

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Canadians amused by American threats to move north if their candidate loses

Readers from Canada weigh in on a quirky U.S. tradition.

By Max Fisher  |  02:42 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Canada, Canada is a foreign country

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 02/21/2012

Canada, U.K. web surveillance plans not going over well with users

Web users are not happy with the planned Internet monitoring.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:39 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Canada, U.K., web surveillance

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Canada transportation rules: Could they prevent transgender people from flying?

Activists are worried about how new Canadian aviation regulations might affect transgender people.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  03:05 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Canada, transgender

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 10/12/2011

‘Oily orgy’ interrupts energy summit (video)

During the Canada-Europe Energy roundtable in London, two protesters dressed in just Union Jack boxers and maple leaf underwear smothered one another in a substance that looked like oil as they kissed and groped each other.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:42 PM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, tar sands, Canada, U.K., oil, environmentalism