north america

politics

Welcome to the Saudi Arabia vs. Canada Troll War

We offer to sell the Saudis $15 billion in weapons to be used for war crimes in Yemen and this is the thanks we get? Rude.
Drew Brown
8.7.18
Australia

North American Comedians Explain What Surprised them the Most About Australia

“Australia is basically louder Canada, but with more outdoors stuff and, I guess, more abbreviations.”
Graham Isador
4.12.18
politics

Valérie Plante Becomes Montreal’s First Female Mayor in History

Plante pulled off one of the greatest political upsets in modern Canadian history.
Mack Lamoureux
11.6.17
housing

Vancouver Ranked Most Unaffordable Housing Market in North America

Yes, that means it’s worse than Manhattan.
Allison Tierney
10.27.17
Edmonton

The Calgary Flames Are Holding Their City Hostage, LMAO

Look, it’s another rich kid with a sports franchise, bullying a politician.
Drew Brown
9.20.17
immigration

If Trump Does Deport ‘Dreamers,’ a Move to Canada Won’t Be Easy for Them

While a Canadian senator proposes this country should take in 30,000 Dreamers, the reality is a lot murkier.
Tamara Khandaker
9.7.17
Views My Own

Canada Needs to Come to Terms with the Toxic History of John A. Macdonald

The controversy over Canada’s first prime minister reveals a hard road ahead for reconciliation.
Drew Brown
8.29.17
Views My Own

Let’s All Take a Break from Politics and Squint Into the Darkened Sky

Sure, staring directly at the sun will burn your eyes out. But it’s such a perfect visual metaphor for life in 2017.
Drew Brown
8.21.17
ecomony

New NAFTA Deal Could Shape Canada for a Generation, So Best Hope Trump Ignores Us

Let’s get ready to ruuuuuumbleeeeeeeeeeee (politely, over the dispute resolution mechanism for softwood lumber exports)
Drew Brown
8.15.17
Travel

How to Travel on a Budget and Not Be a Dick About It

You can use these travel tips as long as you promise not to be a dick.
Celeste Yim
5.3.17
thump news

Kraftwerk are Bringing Their 3D Concert Experience Back to North America

The techno godfathers will hit the road after headlining Detroit's Movement Festival in May.
Benjamin Boles
4.25.16
thump news

​Julianna Barwick Announces New Album 'Will' and North American Tour Dates

Watch the video for "Nebula," the Brooklyn musician's first new music since 2013's 'Nepenthe.'
Benjamin Boles
3.8.16
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