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Carly Rae Jepsen Finally Shortlisted for Polaris Music Prize

Carly Rae Jepsen was honored as a finalist for the Polaris Music Prize in her home country of Canada.

Scott Baumgartner | July 14, 2016 - 6:07 pm

Happy Canada Day! Here Are All the Shoutouts Drake Makes to His Home Country on ‘Views’

What better way to celebrate the holiday than with lines from the 6 god himself?

Alexa Gonzales | July 1, 2016 - 9:30 am

WATCH: Here’s What Road Rage in Canada Looks Like

Perhaps “rage” is an overstatement in this case of traffic troubles between two drivers across the border.

Peggy Truong | July 14, 2015 - 4:33 pm

WATCH: Crafty Canadian Makes Tiny Pub for Birds (Yes, Birds)

St. John’s hottest pub is…

Peggy Truong | May 27, 2015 - 3:42 pm

The World’s Most Expensive Hot Dog Has Lobster, Truffle Oil and Cognac

The dog of all dogs has way too many ingredients. But there’s one thing this dog has that other dogs don’t: the Guinness World Records title as the world’s most expensive hot dog.

The feast in a bun can be found all the way in Vancouver, Canada at “modern” dog joint Dougie Dog.

Peggy Truong | August 7, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Watch Deadmau5 and Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Go on a Tim Hortons Coffee Run (Really)

I’m pretty sure a Canadian sitcom starring Canadians Deadmau5 and Rob Ford will never happen. But here’s the next best thing: a 30-minute coffee run featuring the heavily tattooed DJ and the infamous Toronto mayor.

Peggy Truong | July 31, 2014 - 5:15 pm

Happy Canada Day! Here Are 13 Canadian Hunks To Be Grateful For

There are a lot of wonderful things from Canada (my home and native land).

Besides the good ‘ol hockey game, delicious microbrews, mountains and poutine, it’s also the land of hunks.

Peggy Truong | July 1, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Reporter Has No Idea the Man He’s Interviewing About ‘Fargo’ Stars in ‘Fargo’

You could know Bob Odenkirk from any number of things. Perhaps it’s his cameo as a Michael Scott-esque manager in The Office. Or maybe its his role as Saul Goodman in Breaking Bad and the upcoming spin-off Better Call Saul. Or maybe it’s his work in FX’s Fargo. Or, in Global News reporter Gil Tucker’s…

Robert Kessler | June 13, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Canada Stopped Liking Justin Bieber, Too

While America has been trying to deport Justin Bieber back to his home country, it appears Canada isn’t willing to take him back.

At Canada’s annual music awards show on Sunday night (the Junos), the “As Long as You Love Me” singer was honored with the Juno Fan Choice award for the fourth…

Kendall Fisher | March 31, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Like Father, Like Son: Justin Bieber’s Dad Jeremy Has a Long Criminal Rap Sheet

Justin Bieber is proving the old adage: The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.

The legally-challenged pop star who’s quickly accruing a long list of alleged offenses (i.e. DUI, drag racing, assault, not to mention hot-boxing on private planes) is simply following in the footsteps of his party-hopping, bar-brawling father, Jeremy Bieber.

Andrea Simpson | February 6, 2014 - 5:58 pm

Listen Up, Justin Bieber — Your Hometown Mayor Has Some Advice for You

By the looks of Justin Bieber’s taste for big-breasted strippers (NSFW) and Super Bowl party hopping, he’s not about to lay low anytime soon.

But that’s exactly what the mayor of his hometown thinks he should do in order to get his public life back on track and the press off his back.

Andrea Simpson | February 2, 2014 - 10:00 pm

Kanye West Makes New Year’s Resolution Not to “Talk S**t,” But Decides to Talk S**t to a Fan

Kanye West is turning over a new leaf in 2014.

And over the weekend during the final leg of his Yeezus tour in Toronto, Canada, the controversial rapper wanted to let everyone know about his resolution.

Andrea Simpson | December 27, 2013 - 11:45 pm

Pilot Killed in Mystery Plane Crash Lists Taylor Swift as His Next of Kin

Taylor Swift has definitely had some freaky fan run-ins in the past, but this is one for the books.

A 45-year-old Canadian man named Michael Callan died in a fiery plane crash in Nashville, Tenn. last month and listed the country superstar as his next of kin.

The case has baffled…

Andrea Simpson | November 22, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Jennifer Lawrence’s Stalker Pleads Guilty and Sent Back to Canada

Jennifer Lawrence has a lot more to celebrate than just a new haircut.

She can finally breathe a sigh of relief now that the Canadian man who was facing charges that he stalked the actress’s brother in order to get to her pleaded guilty in October and was set free.

But he…

Andrea Simpson | November 7, 2013 - 5:30 pm

Realty Byte: Ryan Serhant Twerks And Takes A Tour Inside Celine Dion’s $72 Million Florida Mansion

Yes, Ryan Serhant is pulling a Miley Cyrus, but when it comes to singers and working it, Miley’s got nothing on Celine Dion.

In the real estate department, that is.

That’s because when it comes to celeb cribs, this one may just take the cake.

Andrea Simpson | September 11, 2013 - 9:30 am

Get To Know Your Celebrity Blabbermouth: George Bieber

While Justin Bieber’s living the life of a pop star complete with leopard print Audis, California mansions, tacky tattoos, droopy designer duds, Forbes list debuts, club brawls, and frequent run-ins with the law, his grandparents are living the low (and lonely) life.

Grandpa Biebs, who lives in JB’s native Canada by way of Mitchell,…

Andrea Simpson | August 26, 2013 - 9:30 am

Drake Tries To Unload His $4.2M Toronto Bachelor Pad

Drake is famous for “Started From the Bottom,” but it’s obvious from the looks of his Toronto bachelor pad he’s now living on top.

The Canadian crooner has listed his sweet digs for $4.2 million (that’s $3.98M U.S.) and an additional $3,361.51 a month.

The 3-bedroom condo sits on the 22nd…

Stephanie Baghai | July 10, 2013 - 8:30 am

22 Celebrity Canucks Who Are Probably Celebrating Canada Day

Grab a dozen of Timbits and crack open a two-four because Canada Day is here.

From Justin Bieber to the world’s two hottest Ryans (that’s Gosling and Reynolds, if you’re wondering), some of Hollywood’s hottest celebrities call the great white north home — and that enough for us to celebrate.


Gabrielle Chung | July 1, 2013 - 8:30 am

Being (Saved By) John Malkovich

Fear not, Canada! For there’s a new caped crusader policing your incredibly clean and almost unrealistically safe streets! John Malkovich has come to save you all!

During a cigarette break outside the King Edward Hotel in Toronto on Thursday, Malkovich witnessed a tourist from Ohio trip on the sidewalk and slash his neck on…

Robert Kessler | June 9, 2013 - 3:00 pm
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