QUIZ: MLB Reliever, or Bassist?

Note to all of you diehard Plaidspin readers out there (hi dad) - yer homie Carrie Hunt & The Spoonerism's sold out to the man! » 2/25/15 7:51pm 2/25/15 7:51pm

The Flint Tropics Might Be Coming To The OHL

With their stadium lease falling through at the end of this season, the Plymouth Whalers of the Ontario Hockey League needed a new home. And after years of weak attendance in Plymouth (a suburb just west of Detroit), their owners decided that the only feasible move would be to relocate the team. » 2/11/15 11:21pm 2/11/15 11:21pm

James Bond's in the Public Domain in Canada. Let's Write Bond Stories!

As of January 1, 2015, the character James Bond is in the public domain in Canada. » 2/05/15 11:50pm 2/05/15 11:50pm

Toronto Is, Apparently, The Best City In The World? Alright, Sure!

IMPORTANT NEWS: Noted investment-trader-spank-rag The Economist has declared Toronto the best city to live in the world! That is, uh... sure, OK! » 1/30/15 11:45pm 1/30/15 11:45pm

Constructing An NFL Roster Out Of Pokémon

Now, I shouldn't have to explain the basics of Pokémon Football to you, but for the sake of our discussion, standard rules apply: » 1/28/15 9:00pm 1/28/15 9:00pm

The Argos Are Facing A Human Rights Complaint From Some MRA Asshole

The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal has agreed to hear a complaint from Toronto Argonauts season ticket holder Robert Heath, after Heath complained that he saw advertising for the anti-domestic violence White Ribbon Campaign at an Argos game this past July. » 1/26/15 1:15pm 1/26/15 1:15pm

This Whole Jays-Orioles GM Saga Has Turned Into Full-Blown Extortion

This Dan Duquette saga is getting weirder and weirder by the day. What started last month as a few flirty bits of beat reporter innuendo between the Jays and Orioles' GM Dan Duquette has become a full-blown fiasco, complete with, most recently, actual threats of extortion. Let's get caught up. » 1/22/15 3:18pm 1/22/15 3:18pm

Miss Universe Canada Has Actually Become A Canadian Universe

This is a picture of Miss Universe Canada, Chanel Beckenlehner, in her outfit for the National Costume round at last night's annual Donald Trump Masturbatory Ego Party Miss Universe pageant. » 1/22/15 12:34pm 1/22/15 12:34pm

F Eh Q: Do Canadian Radio Stations Legally Have To Play Bryan Adams?

[F Eh Q is a feature where we answer your questions about Canadian topics. In this installment: CANCON!] » 1/21/15 6:42pm 1/21/15 6:42pm

Canadian Rappers, Ranked

Here are your top 10 Canadian rappers of all time, based on a ranking system that, despite being entirely arbitrary, is also 100% infallible and not open for debate. » 1/17/15 12:52am 1/17/15 12:52am

Toronto Hipster Event Of The Week: Use A Museum's Printer For $50

A while back, we highlighted an event on the Toronto social calendar involving a bunch of weirdos paying hundreds of dollars to gut dead rats and put little bowler hats on them. In a new (hopefully semi-regular) feature we'll call Toronto Hipster Event Of The Week, let's see what else is coming up! » 1/16/15 1:37pm 1/16/15 1:37pm

Four Reasons Why Target Lost 2 Billion Dollars In Canada

After a year and a half in business, Target Canada is no more. The chain announced that it was closing all 133 of its Canadian stores and filing for bankruptcy protection after sustaining losses of over $2.1-billion in its first year of operation. 17,600 employees will be left out of work. » 1/15/15 12:20pm 1/15/15 12:20pm

Jozy Altidore Is Ours Now, America.

In an unorthodox deal, a club called Toronto FC of middling men's weekday beer league MLS have traded geriatric Englishman Jermain Defoe back across the pond to Sunderland AFC, in exchange for beloved-but-inconsistent star of the USMNT, Jozy Altidore. » 1/14/15 7:27pm 1/14/15 7:27pm

F Eh Q: Why Do Canadians Only Use The Metric System Half The Time?

[F Eh Q is a feature where we answer your questions about Canadian topics. In this installment: THE METRIC SYSTEM!] » 1/11/15 5:57pm 1/11/15 5:57pm

11 Videos Of Pre-Fame Canadian Celebrities You Can Use For Blackmail

Oh, look at you, Mr. Big Time Canadian Movie Star. Moving to Hollywood, too good for us in Canada all of a sudden? Putting on your fake LA accent, acting like you don't crave ketchup chips? Hey, it's cool - we get it. You've gotta get that paper. » 1/10/15 4:25pm 1/10/15 4:25pm