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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 …

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, …

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. …

In only ninety seconds, Rick Mercer nails what this election is really about.

October 7, 2015

After taking the summer off, Canada’s favourite news personality returned with a new Rick Mercer Report and almost immediately nailed what the biggest problem with this election is. During Mercer’s always-impressive rants, he address exactly what’s wrong with this election and …

Four things we learned about Nenshi on The Rick Mercer Report

March 25, 2015

On Tuesday night, Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi was the special guest on CBC’s Rick Mercer report.  After being our mayor for five years now, you’d think we’d know everything about the man behind @nenshi, but you’d be wrong. Here’s four things …

Video: Rick Mercer renames Atlantic Canada “Snowbank.”

February 15, 2015

As you probably know, I’m from the east coast and have been following this year’s insane and record snowfall. Even as a write this, New Brunswick is getting battered with its fourth blizzard of the year!  What?! That’s crazy. But …

Rick Mercer’s parody of Calgary’s crackdown on tobogganing is perfect!

January 23, 2015

There’s been lots of silly things coming out of Calgary’s city hall lately, but none perhaps more than the crackdown on…wait for it…tobogganing. Yup, it’s true. The city recently announced new rules that would sliding down some of Calgary’s best …

Pop Quiz: Who still works at the CBC?

March 19, 2014

You may have noticed that CBC has been in the headlines a lot lately. There seems to be a lot of comings and goings, so I decided to make this handy pop quiz. See how many you get right! Kevin …

Video: Bloggity meets Mercer!

May 21, 2012

Hope you all had a fantastic long weekend!  I’m in Kelowna for a friend’s wedding, it was amazing.  I hope you all had some time to catch up with your friends and family…and maybe even yourself.  (Get your mind out …

Show’s I’d Love to See!

April 19, 2011

In the next few weeks, networks from above and below the border will be announcing their new Fall schedules. This also happens to be my favourite time of the year because we get a sneak peak at what we’ll be …

If you could talk to anyone….

January 26, 2011

If you could have one conversation with anyone in the world? Who would it be? If I could talk to one person in the world, I definitely think it would have to be Ricky Gervais. Actually, I did have the …

Zipline Vs. Rick Mercer and a bunch of Calgarians!

November 17, 2010

Oh the things I would have done to be at the Canadian Olympic Park last week. That’s when last night’s episode of the Rick Mercer Report was filmed with Kyle Shewfelt, Jann Arden and yes, Naheed Nenshi! Our new mayor …