TORONTO - Tensions ran high during the first day of the Jian Ghomeshi trial, after a last minute change of judge saw the Honourable Justice Billy Bob Thornton presiding.
OTTAWA - After promising to “undo” many of the controversial elements in the Conservative anti-terror legislation, the Liberal government has announced that it will actually add a new clause politely requesting that domestic and foreign terrorists not attack Canada or Canadians.
NATIONWIDE - After spending the last month in seasonally-affected misery, the nation has emerged, just in time to also spend the next month in a complete funk.
OTTAWA – In a surprising policy shift, interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose now says her party supports the legalization of marijuana, citing the drug’s ability to take the edge off of the stresses associated with pursuing the Tory agenda.
EDMONTON -- Bargain hunters were out in full force at a surprise garage sale for most of Alberta’s unused oil and gas production equipment last weekend.
TORONTO - After being cleared of two charges of criminal harassment in a high-profile case this afternoon, Toronto-man Gregory Elliot is now free to begin sending aggressive escalating messages to a particular woman in the jury.
NORTH AMERICA - As women and minorities seek more equitable treatment in politics, education, and the workforce, one man, Derek Smith, has promised to support their cause as long as he can keep his undeserved social standing and the advantages that come with it.
MONTREAL -- An audit has revealed that tens of billions in infrastructure spending has been dedicated to repairing a single overpass along Autoroute 15 in Montreal.
OTTAWA -- Canadian journalists and investors were sent into a panic after the Bank of Canada Governor deployed the press room’s emergency breathing apparatuses by mistake.
OTTAWA -- The New Democratic Party was dealt a heavy blow yesterday when Thomas Mulcair, former Leader of the Official Opposition, crawled out of his burrow on Parliament Hill, saw his shadow, and condemned the party to six more elections of underwhelming and frustrating results.
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