Culture

Let us entertain you! Here, you’ll find collections of Canada’s funniest jokes, as well as our guides to the best streaming content on Netflix, brain-teasing trivia, and insightful takes on pop culture.

The Highest-Rated Movies on Netflix Canada, According to Rotten Tomatoes

Can't decide what to watch? Start with this list of guaranteed fresh flicks.

The Surprising True Story Behind “O Canada”

Meet the most important Canadian you’ve probably never heard of: Calixa Lavallée. He was a composer, performer, entrepreneur, educator, soldier—and...


Could You Really Be Jailed for Failing to Complete the Census?

If you’re tempted to “forget” to fill out the questionnaire, don’t.


Every James Bond Movie Ranked—From Worst to Best

We review and rank each of 007's globe-trotting adventures from worst to best.


Good News Stories From Around the World That Will Brighten Your Day

The most heartwarming and inspirational good news stories from across the globe.

The Best Thrillers on Netflix Canada You Need to Watch Right Now

From nail-biting murder mysteries to pulse-pounding capers, here are our most suspenseful picks.


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Word Power: Test Your Knowledge of These Canadian Slang Terms

It's a snap to tell a toque from a chesterfield, but not all Canadianisms stretch from coast to coast to...

The Best Canadian Jokes From Coast to Coast to Coast

Who is the most hilarious of them all? Survey these cross-Canada zingers, gags and jests—and judge for yourself.


These Mysterious Aircraft Disappearances Will Keep You Up at Night

From Amelia Earhart's final flight to a plane that vanished over the infamous Bermuda Triangle, these aviation mysteries continue to...


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Can You Pass This Brainteasing Colour Quiz?

Think your eyes are trained enough to notice a very slight difference in colour shades? Take this colour quiz to...


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25+ History Questions People Always Get Wrong

If you can get more than 24 questions right, you're a certified history buff!

How Buffy Sainte-Marie is Making the Country Better—For All of Us

For decades, the singer, poet, teacher, tech whiz and activist has shaped the way we think about music, Indigenous rights...


10 Indigenous Authors You Should Be Reading

From intimate poetry collections to poignant memoirs that blend fact, fiction and folklore, here are 10 Indigenous authors you need...


Meet the Woman Working with First Nations Elders to Help Preserve Important Plants

Equal parts teacher, gardener and historian, ethnobotanist Nancy Turner has dedicated her life to keeping Indigenous plant lore alive.


This Ottawa Teen Runs for Missing and Murdered Indigenous People

Ottawa teen Theland Kicknosway logs kilometres for missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, and transgender and two-spirit people.


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20 Funny Google Searches That Will Make You LOL

... plus make you wonder who's asking these questions in the first place!

Tsering Yangzom Lama Explores a Life in Exile For Her Debut Novel

Inspired by her own family's flight from Nepal in the 1960s, Vancouver author Tsering Yangzom Lama tells the story of...


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20 Best Action Movies on Netflix Canada Right Now

Whether they're serving up suave secret agents or high-flying superheroes, these action flicks are guaranteed to get your adrenaline pumping.


How to Sound Like a Hockey Expert (Even if You’ve Never Watched a Game)

I don't know anything about Canada's favourite sport, but these tried-and-true phrases help me fit in with even the most...


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15 Funny Monday Jokes to Get You Through the Week

The first day back to work is always the hardest. Read through these funny Monday jokes to start your week...


These Dad Jokes Are So Bad, They’re Good

No matter how groan-worthy they are, these dad jokes always manage to make us grin.


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Funny Dad Quotes For a Laugh on Father’s Day

Want to put a smile on dad's face this Father's Day? These funny quotes from some of history's greatest comedians...


The Heartwarming Reason My Mom Got a Tattoo for Her 80th Birthday

Mom’s 80th birthday tattoo is just the latest example of her wild, newfound independence.


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25 Drama Movies on Netflix Canada You Need to Watch Right Now

From Oscar-winning epics to underrated indie fare, these dramas on Netflix Canada are emotional rollercoasters.

The Fascinating Origins of Butter Tarts—Canada’s Most Beloved Dessert

Where did the butter tart come from? And is it still a butter tart if you add bacon? Here’s the...


Three Top Reasons to Read “Flying to Extremes”

Bush pilot Dominique Prinet accounts his death-defying flights through Canada’s Great White North in this new novel.


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The 25 Best Summer Movies Ever

From breathtaking love stories to coming-of-age classics and everything in between, these 25 movies perfectly capture the sun-soaked days and...


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The 10 Best Bollywood Movies for Beginners

New to Hindi language cinema? We've got you covered! From the 1960 classic Mughal-e-Azam to the present day, we're counting...


This Photographer Captures Life in the Congo’s Displaced Persons Camps

In an assignment for UNICEF, photographer Roger LeMoyne captures the resilience of...


The Best Canadian History Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

Think the story of Canada is boring? Think again. These Canadian history podcasts feature compelling subjects, rich perspectives and many...