Mike Anderson

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Role Playing With Stephen Harper

Posted July 20, 2011 | 12:40:50 PM (EST)

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is set to appear on Murdoch Mysteries today. Despite my never watching the show -- or knowing which channel it airs on -- I am excited.

I am excited because our prime minister has finally gone Hollywood. Like Beyonce, Timberlake and Bieber before him, Mr....

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Canada's Son, My Hero

Posted July 1, 2011 | 09:07:30 AM (EST)

My life changed over a bowl of Cheerios in the fall of 2006. As I rushed to eat breakfast before class at the University of Ottawa, my roommate Rainer tossed a casual question my way.

"I'm going to bike across Canada this summer, you in?"

The words floated out of...

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Playstation Data Breaches: Revenge of the Nerds?

Posted June 10, 2011 | 10:19:08 AM (EST)

I'm sure that Sony's leadership does not have a rich 1980s VHS collection.

However, the corporation's executives could have learned from one of the decade's classics before launching a legal battle against 21-year-old George Hotz.

Revenge of the Nerds is a 1984 comedy featuring group of gifted college misfits...

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Lindsay Lohan and the Liberals

Posted June 1, 2011 | 10:00:05 AM (EST)

The Liberal Party of Canada checked into public relations rehab this week. In fact, the party took a page directly from the Lindsay Lohandbook (horrible pun, I know) when it announced its interim leader last Wednesday.

Just like Lohan, the Liberal Party sat humbled in front of the media, milked...

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