Canada

WTF

Brands Sold Bottled Water That Smelled Like 'Poo' and 'Old Socks,' Report Finds

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency concluded that, in most cases, the stinky bottled water "did not pose a danger."
Bettina Makalintal
3.5.19
CHEFS

Artisan Butcher Heat Laliberte Has Made It Through Hell and Back

“I’m trans and I’m First Nations. Statistically, I should be dead. It makes me sad.”
Matthew Murtagh-Wu
2.15.19
Fast Food

'Oblivious' Customers Continued to Wait in A&W Drive-Thru as Restaurant Burned Down

The smoke was so thick that firefighters couldn’t even go inside to battle the flames, but customers wanted their Chubby Chicken burgers, dangit.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.13.19
Canada

Canadian Town Continues to Be Cursed by Smell of 17-Year-Old Rotting Seafood Sauce

Some locals hand out N95 respirator masks when their grandkids come to visit, and stay with their relatives during the summer.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.8.19
Technology

Woman Says Hacker Used Her McDonald's App to Buy $500 of Food in Five Days

The hacker, who was hundreds of miles away in Montreal, splurged on fries, Big Macs, poutine, Filet-O-Fish sandwiches, and more.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.7.19
crime

Why Are Arsonists Targeting Montreal Pizzerias?

Three recent Molotov cocktail attacks have local restaurant owners shaken.
Jelisa Castrodale
12.6.18
beer

Canadian Football Player Celebrates Touchdown by Chugging Beer Through His Facemask

"I think I’m the G.O.A.T. for the celebration. I don’t know if anybody can beat that.”
Jelisa Castrodale
11.5.18
Cultural Appropriation

This Chef Wants to Reclaim Bone Broth

Mithalee Rawat sees her bone broth as a way of reclaiming the culture she’s watched be appropriated for decades.
Frances Watthanaya
10.23.18
Cookbooks

John Bil's Posthumously Released Cookbook Will Change Your Relationship with Seafood

The book by Canada's much-loved seafood fixer will give you a deep reverence for seafood as well as the humans who fish, harvest, and process it responsibly.
Nick Rose
10.18.18
WTF

It's 2018 So a Guy Dressed as the Kool-Aid Man Is Running for Mayor in Two Canadian Cities

Nihilism: Ohhh yeahhh!
Jelisa Castrodale
9.18.18
beer

The Blessed Town of Dildo Is Opening a Brewery

And no, they don't need your help naming their beers.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.29.18
vodka

Two Canadian Provinces Pull Vodka With Soviet Symbol from Shelves Due to Protests

Ukrainian-Canadian citizen groups consider the hammer and sickle symbol offensive.
Ian Burke
6.28.18
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