Week in Review: The Frightened Elderly Authors Edition

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We were going to do one of these last week, but Nick Zarzycki got a head full of steam about Canadian content and, well, you saw what happened. We spent a week publishing a series about Margaret Atwood, Peter Mansbridge and Drake fighting to protect the 6 from clickbait. It was awfully strange and I’m pretty sure Margaret Atwood is terrified of us right now.

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Cashier announces to entire store that you are currently buying condoms

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VANCOUVER (The News Desk) — Vancouver Shoppers Drug Mart employee George Houpt announced today to the entire store that you were in the process of buying condoms.

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Can you spot the famous Toronto landmarks in these films?

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Toronto might not be the most storied North American city, but its status as one of the largest film production centres on the continent means it has served as a backdrop for some of the best-known films in cinema history. See if you can spot any Toronto landmarks in these stills from popular films.

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The Syrup Trap’s tips for earthquake safety

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Vancouver, hometown of the Syrup Trap, may seem like paradise, but it comes at a cost. At any minute, the city and all who dwell within it could be struck by a devastating earthquake that would sever water pipes, split open roads and level large portions of the downtown core. Don’t be caught off guard: use this handy guide to figure out what to put in your home’s earthquake kit.

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Margaret Atwood and Peter Mansbridge disappear into horizon as sun rises

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TORONTO (The News Desk) — Toronto rapper Aubrey “Drake” Graham sat in the back seat of a limousine as it drove through the city.

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Margaret Atwood defeats Peter Mansbridge clones

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TORONTO (The News Desk) — Aubrey “Drake” Graham saw a huge CN passenger train flying through the air straight towards them.

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Peter Mansbridge faces off against Peter Mansbridge clones

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TORONTO (The News Desk) — Thunder, lightning and snow lashed Peter Mansbridge and Aubrey “Drake” Graham as they emerged from Mansbridge’s secret subterranean cave and stepped onto the streets of downtown Toronto.

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Peter Mansbridge leads Drake into secret Peter Mansbridge cave

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TORONTO (The News Desk) — “Where are you taking me?” Aubrey “Drake” Graham asked Peter Mansbridge, following the CBC anchor down a series of dark corridors.

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