In an effort to curb an obesity epidemic that’s eating the country, Canadian researchers suggest
a tax be placed on all junk food. Dr. Mark Eisenberg is lead researcher in the junk study and says obesity related deaths and illnesses could be reduced if the government steps in.
Chips, chocolate, cakes, cookies – they want them all taxed. But why stop there?
What company can turn news of consumer price increases into constant nationwide news-mercials that leave anchors and viewers yearning for a donut and a double double?
Hint: Its business name is missing an apostrophe (and some would argue a dollar sign too).
Yes. Tim Hortons. Or perhaps, more grammatically - and realistically - appropriate: Tim Horton’$.
For the past couple weeks Canada’s coffee shop has warned (or brilliantly advertised) of its four per cent price increase effective April 11, 2011.
Election time is upon us, and I’m actually looking forward to another federal vote. It'll be cool to see the biggest garbage in the world, when we dump $300 million into it.
In honour of the big event, I’ve decided to set aside my pinko lefty ways (Don Cherry’s and Archie Bunker’s words – not mine), and promise to vote for ANY party that follows my simple guidelines. More on that in a bit...
Quite frankly, though the mainstream parties in Canada run the left-centre-right gamut, they are each just slight variations of the other.