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Article Honors Canadian World War II and Korean War Hero

» by July 7th, 2014 at 3:26 am » Comments (3)

Over at Kapyong Korea there is an article posted about a 96-year old Canadian veteran Roy Rushton who not only fought as a paratrooper behind enemy lines during the D-Day ...more »

Yahoo Tells Its Readers What Is So Great About Canada

» by May 14th, 2014 at 12:09 pm » Comments (20)

The Great White North is getting some love on the front page of Yahoo this morning: Its middle class is thriving, its people are universally liked and its government actually works. Fifty ...more »

Canadian Military To Cut Budget For Cadets’ Uniforms

» by January 9th, 2014 at 3:44 am » Comments (16)

I wonder if anyone in the US military will come up with this idea to have cadets wear their own PT gear and cold weather parkas to save money? Military budget ...more »

Should the US and Canada Merge Into One Nation?

» by October 7th, 2013 at 3:00 am » Comments (25)

Here is an interesting thought experiment, should the US and Canada merge into one nation?: Imagine, if you will, a moment in the not-too-distant future: A decades-long effort by Chinese companies ...more »

Tweet of the Day: Canadian Vet Recalls Fateful Night

» by July 25th, 2013 at 3:39 pm » Comments (0)

Lest we forget. RT @koreatimes1: 'I saw my buddy killed' Canadian vet recalls fateful December night in 1952 >> http://t.co/OUkpao6rLm— Mike Weisbart (@mikeweisbart) July 24, 2013 more »

Canadians and Hockey During the Korean War

» by January 28th, 2013 at 3:09 am » Comments (2)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="496"] It would have been a startling sight for enemy soldiers from the hills above the Imjin River in the winters of 1952 and 1953 — Canadians ...more »

Hockey fan buys dressing room toilet for $5,300

» by November 20th, 2012 at 11:34 am » Comments (4)

I've heard the people in Toronto are nuts about the NHL, now I believe it. If the NHL decides to flush the rest of the season, Toronto Maple Leafs fan Jim ...more »

Canada To Host North Korean Academics as Part of Exchange Program

» by July 23rd, 2012 at 7:43 am » Comments (8)

This is actually an exchange with North Korea I do not mind: Six professors from North Korean universities are set to immerse in a half-year academic exchange program studying economics and ...more »

Picture of the Day: Koreans Protest At Chinese Consulate In Vancouver

» by March 13th, 2012 at 1:00 pm » Comments (12)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="A group of Korean residents rallies near an office of the Chinese Consulate in Vancouver, Canada, on March 12, 2012, to demand Beijing scrap plans to ...more »

Korean Man Given Refugee Status In Canada Because He Is Gay

» by December 16th, 2011 at 7:54 pm » Comments (32)

This has to be the lamest excuse yet I have heard for getting out of mandatory ROK military service: Canada awarded a South Korean man refugee status after he objected to ...more »

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