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.

An Earth-y Conversation

Our writer caught up with Geoff Green in Montreal in 2008 as he launched his year-long mission to encourage Canadians...


Five Canadian Cartoonists to Watch

In the August 2010 issue of Reader's Digest, Deena Waisberg profiled five of the funny-makers of tomorrow: Rod Filbrandt, Cathy...


Paint by Photo

Campbell Wallace is a well-known musician in the Scottish community of central Alberta. In addition to his musical skills, the


Cavalia: Pas de Deux

Enter the Big Top for a peek at Cavalia - a celebration of the relationship between man and horse.


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Mike Holmes: Making it Right

Mike Holmes receives thousands of email from people who need help with home renovations gone wrong. His straightforward, honest approach,...


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A Holiday Message from Sting

The rock star and philanthropist shares his hope of how we all can make a difference this season.


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Christmas Gifts Out of the Box

It's tough to find the perfect gift for that person who has everything. If you're stumped, have a look at...


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Community Meals Start at The Stop

Nick Saul ensures that The Stop is more than just a food bank. Its members feel like they are part...

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Mom’s Favourite Expression

Mom was always there to cook your meals and to cure what ails you. And she always had some timely...


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Calgary’s Fairy Godmothers

A novel project provides grad dresses to those who can't afford them


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Celebrating Dad

Dad works hard for his family and deserves to have a day to be honoured. Here's everything you need to...


10 Movies About Moms

Numerous movies over the years have celebrated motherhood as a central theme. There've been good mothers, bad mothers, and everything...


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Faces of Skate Canada

Made up of Canada's finest figure skaters in all disciplines-singles, pairs and ice dance-Skate Canada's 2008-2009 Senior National Team is...


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Community Service Hero: Lorraine Palardy

We asked you to tell us whom you consider a hero in education, community service, rescue, public life and health....


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Who is Santa Claus?

He's our favourite jolly old elf. Whether you know him as St. Nicholas, Kris Kringle, Father Christmas or Santa Claus,...


Christmas Traditions

For every Christmas that passes, it becomes easier to forget the true origins and meaning of the festive holiday-and who...

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A 007 Trivia Primer

How much do you know about the man called 007? James Bond is a character created by Ian Fleming, featured...


On Call For You: Halifax

More than 80 percent of fire departments in Canada are partially or fully volunteer. These Halifax-area volunteer firefighters respond to...


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Tips for Campus Success

Packing up all your belongings and leaving the nest can be both exhilarating and scary. Whatever your approach to going...


Mom Knows Best…Even if You’re a Celebrity

Whether it's our sense of humour, warm smile, or cunning smarts, we all carry parts of our mothers within us....


The Story of Rudolph

Read this story aloud to your children or get them to interpret the story. The script can also be used...

Remembering Canada’s War Dead

Canada has seven official Books of Remembrance, each housed under protective glass in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower,...


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Canada’s Fallen, Forever Remembered

Every day at 11:00 a.m., a member of the House of Commons Protective Service Staff enters the Memorial Chamber of...


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Ryan’s Well

On learning that African children were dying for lack of clean water, the young Canadian decided to act


12 Ways to Remember the True Meaning of Christmas

Amid the bustle and the buying, the eats and the treats, take time to rekindle the real spirit of the...


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The Second Greatest Christmas Story Ever Told

From its first publication, "A Christmas Carol" has charmed and inspired millions. There have been scores of editions and translations,...


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Canada’s Most Wanted

In co-operation with the RCMP and other police agencies, Reader's Digest launches a manhunt for this country's most heinous...