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As Rick Mercer Report ends, Canadian media loses an important LGTBQ2+ voice.

April 10, 2018

Tuesday marks a sad today for the Canadian media landscape. That’s because it marks the final episode of The Rick Mercer Report will air. (Anyone remember when it was called The Monday Report….but then it stopped airing on Monday.) In …

“Pick on someone your own size!”: Rick Mercer tells Jason Kenney to leave LGTBQ youth alone!

November 15, 2017

In terms of LGTBQ advocated, they don’t come much greater and funnier than Rick Mercer, so I was thrilled when I tuned into this week’s Rick Mercer report and see that his famous rant this week was about Bill 24 …


Rick Mercer Report announces final season of his CBC show!

September 25, 2017

The TV season has barely even started and Canadian viewers got quite the shock this morning. In a special video shot in Rick’s infamous alley, the extremely popular TV host announced this morning that this season of the Rick Mercer …


CBC to air even more Coronation Street!

August 18, 2017

Great news for Corrie fans like me, CBC has announced that starting September 18th, they’ll be taking us to the cobbles six times a week! That’s right, on Mondays we’ll be treated to double episodes of the long running soap. But …

Why Rick Mercer loves Coronation Street

February 23, 2017

Coronation Street is one of the world’s longest running shows. And here in Canada, it’s one of the most popular. Yes, despite being on the air for more than 56 years, the show continues to enjoy a loyal and passionate …

Rick Mercer’s tough words for Trudeauversary: “They’re starting to lose their way.”

November 2, 2016

It seems hard to believe that it’s already been a year since we elected Justin Trudeau as Prime Minister of Canada. And while there’s no arguing that he’s certainly getting better media attention than likely any Prime Minister before him, …

After 30 years, Peter Mansbridge stepping down from The National.

September 5, 2016

Tonight, Peter Mansbridge announced that after thirty years, he’ll be stepping down from anchoring The National. But fret not, we’ll have almost a whole year to say goodbye to Canada’s most well-known anchor. He’ll be stepping down next year on …

The Tragically Hip concert to be aired LIVE and commercial free

August 19, 2016

  The Tragically Hip are on their final tour. We all know the drama that surrounded the ticket sales for these shows. Selling out almost immediately after going on sale, a lot of Hip fans were out of their final …

Canada’s most tear-worthy moments at this year’s Olympics!

August 9, 2016

Photo screen grabs via CBC The Olympics are on, and if you’re anyone but a robot, the first days have been filled with amazing emotion and definitely a few tear-worthy moments.  While there’s still lots of competition to go, here …

Secrets from the set Coronation Street to be revealed!

March 28, 2016

If you follow me on social media, you know that I just spent the last few days on the set of Coronation Street, yes, the show your grandmother watches. Well, over the next couple of weeks I’ll be posting more …

Nenshi and 22 Minutes team up to explain the Energy East pipeline!

February 2, 2016

Okay, this is funny. I won’t pretend to be a pipeline expert, which is often why I depend on CBC’s 22 Minutes to explain it to me. Lucky for me, tonight’s episode featured a hilarious skit with Mayor Nenshi (it’s …

Rick Mercer reminds us why we’re all distracted by the niqab issue!

October 12, 2015

Oh man, why wasn’t Rick Mercer Report on all summer!  After last week’s spot-on rant about voting and now his latest video about the niqab, Mercer is using his well-respected voice to let Canadians know what’s really going this election. …

Road rage interrupts CBC interview, police officer handles it like a true Canadian!

July 13, 2015

I know it’s not fair to say that all Canadians are just genuinely more obedient than in other countries, but a recent road rage incident caught on tape during a CBC interview sort of proves that very stereotype. According to the …

Did SNL copy 22 Minutes? Watch the clips!

May 14, 2015

The people behind CBC’s This Hour Has 22 Minutes are accusing Saturday Night Live of stealing one of their bits. It happened after this weekend’s episode aired with Reese Witherspoon, where there was a sketch about a Pictionary-esque gameshow where …

Chris Hadfield confirms best thrift store find ever!

February 27, 2015

Photo via CBC When it comes to thrift stores I’ve never had much luck. I always hear stories of people finding great things, but I’m not one of them. Actually, I think the last time I was at a thrift …