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.

Butter Tarts: Inside the Fascinating Origins of Canada’s Most Famous Dessert

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


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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10 Tweets About Driving That Will Make You Laugh Out Loud

How to parallel park: Step 1 - Park somewhere else.

Theland Kicknosway’s Long Run

As Ottawa teen Theland Kicknosway embarks on his seventh annual marathon for missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, and transgender...


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30 Photos of Young Princess Diana Before She Became a Royal

Before she garnered the love and attention from the world, young Princess Diana was just a regular person like the...


How a Chicago Hospital Pulled Off Back-to-Back Triple Organ Transplants

Before 2018, only 15 triple organ transplants—heart, liver and kidney—had ever been performed in the United States. Then, over the...


25 Greatest Canadian Albums of All Time

What better way to celebrate Canada Day than by listening to the best music the Great White North has to...

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...


Announcing the Reader’s Digest Book Club Pick for June 2021

Like all high-velocity thrillers, The Creep is loaded with grisly twists, outlandish scenarios and sharp insights on 21st century fears.


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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20 Rarely Seen Photos of Royal Siblings

Although we've yet to see a photo of young Archie with his newborn sister, Lilibet, we can flip through the...


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7 Strict Rules Royal Children Need to Follow

And you thought YOUR parents were strict.

Meet Queen Elizabeth’s Great-Grandchildren, From Oldest to Youngest

With the birth of Harry and Meghan’s daughter, Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, the Queen gained her eleventh great-grandchild. Here’s what we...


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14 Things You Probably Never Knew About Prince William

With the shy smile of his mother, Princess Diana, the charming Prince William has endeared himself to the public since...


How a Mentorship Program in Toronto Helps Vulnerable Youth Succeed

Founded by Sudanese refugee Mustafa El Amin, MyStand provides support for racialized youth to build successful careers.



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The 45 Funniest Song Titles Ever

These funny song titles may not have appeared on any top 40 hit list, but they're sure to put a...


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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 help get your...


What’s New on Netflix Canada: June 2021

From highly-anticipated movies to returning TV favourites, we've rounded up the must-see new releases on Netflix Canada this month.


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10 Hilarious Golf Jokes That Are Better Than a Hole-in-One

Golf may be a serious sport, but these jokes will have you giggling on the green.

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20 Word Search Puzzles You Can Print for Free

Download these printable word search puzzles for hours of word hunting fun. It's the perfect exercise for your brain.


25 Feel-Good Movies on Netflix Canada That Will Lift Your Spirits

Whether you’re looking to cure a case of the blues or need something to keep you going through lockdown restrictions,...


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75+ Hilarious Birthday Jokes That Are Guaranteed to Get a Laugh

"Statistics show that those who have the most birthdays, live the longest."


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17 Wild Secrets You Never Knew About Windsor Castle

Wait, the Queen has slept in the dungeon?!


Inside the June 2021 Issue of Reader’s Digest Canada

Take a sneak peek at the latest issue of Reader's Digest Canada—headed to a mailbox (and newsstand) near you!


12 Heartwarming Stories of Dads Going Above and Beyond for Their Kids

These fathers have a powerful way of showing their love.