Canada Fail

How To Eat A 2-Lb. Burger In An Hour (Or Not)

Brett Caron | Posted 07.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Brett Caron

My jaw was sore. The meat sweats were setting in. The implacable pace I had been setting didn't stop, but I'd be lying if I said it didn't waver. The only thing keeping my teeth moving was the dread that if I didn't finish, it would all be for nothing. I'm no dietician, but I doubt that's a good reason to eat a meal which you weren't sure on first glance would even fit inside you.

Being a Good Parent Means Telling Kids It's OK to Give Up

Samantha Kemp-Jackson | Posted 05.27.2014 | Canada Living
Samantha Kemp-Jackson

Being a good parent isn't always about supporting your child in their endeavours no matter what. Was it better that we showed our children our support even though we knew the probable outcome, or would it have been a more prudent decision to have been honest with them from the outset, saving them from wasting time and worse -- the inevitable disappointment of failure?

From Vibrators to Parents Fails, the Best of the Week

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 07.26.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

After a long weekend and a short week, there was a lot in my inbox to review. Here are the five things that caught my attention this week.

10 Words Kids Are Saying These Days

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 04.24.2012 | Canada Living

For many, the holidays mean family gatherings and talking to people of all ages. If you're usually the parent trying to decode words like "noob," "pwn...

My Canada: A World Leader No More?

Andreas Souvaliotis | Posted 08.12.2011 | Canada
Andreas Souvaliotis

My Canada, a generation ago, was a true world leader and a model society. But 30 years later, while our country claims high rates of obesity and large carbon footprints, other nations have started to steal the podium of the global innovation race from us.