True Stories

12 Hilarious School Stories From Across Canada

If you're looking to take a master class in humour, look no further than our country's classrooms.

That’s Outrageous: 3 Times Critters Wound Up Where They Shouldn’t Be

A dead bat isn't the kind of protein most people are looking for in their salad.

This Woman’s Beautiful Ode to Her Sister Will Change The Way You Think About People With Speci...

Lauren McKeon shares an unbreakable bond with her special needs sister that defies stereotypes.

That’s Outrageous: 3 Raging Fire Stories You Won’t Believe Are True

Check out this round up of unbelievably wild raging fire stories you probably won't see in the news.

Waking Nightmares: One Woman’s Battle with Sleep Hallucinations

After years of terrifying hallucinations, I finally learned to stop worrying and love sleep.

What Really Happened When Jackie Kennedy Met Queen Elizabeth

The first lady famously charmed France’s president Charles de Gaulle, but Britain’s sovereign was another matter. Here’s what didn’t make...

22 History Lessons Your Teacher Lied to You About

Alternative facts have always been with us, and they've always been used to cover up uncomfortable truths. Here's some history...

10 Real Travel Disasters That Could Happen to You

The world is an amazing place, and travelling is a great way to expand your horizons. But these vacations went...

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Chilling Reincarnation Stories: Meet 3 Children Who Lived Before

Professor Jim Tucker thinks that past lives are possible. Here are three startling accounts of children who may have been...

A Centennial Scrapbook: Remembering the Magic of Expo 67

With 62 nations attending, Expo 67 is considered the most successful World's Fair of the 20th century. Kathy McAlpine looks...

An Inside Glimpse of NFL Player Mike Webster’s Tragic Final Days

In a story that first appeared in Reader's Digest in 2003, the former Pittsburgh Steeler centre shrugged off repeated brain...

These 7 Dumb Criminals Basically Arrested Themselves

"And I've got the right to remain silent!"

How One Family Fled the Soviet Union and Found Freedom in Canada

Fleeing persecution in the USSR, this Mennonite preacher and his family found freedom on these welcoming shores.

How a Complete Stranger Saved a Dying Girl’s Life

In 2015, college student Kris Chung donated part of his liver to save the life of a child he’d never...

Coming to Canada: The Story of First-Generation Dairy Farmers

This industrious farmer came from Denmark with ten dollars in his pocket and ended up being awarded the Order of...

3 Stories About Weird Workplaces That Will Make You Glad Your Job is Normal

These three outrageous stories about weird workplaces prove that not everyone's job is business as usual.

7 Inspiring Fort McMurray Stories

As the flames were being quelled and the ash was settling, Canadians from coast to coast stepped up to help...

This Man Bought Domino’s Pizza Almost Every Day for 10 Years – And It Saved His Life

When Kirk Alexander went missing for 11 days, help came from the most unlikely source: his neighbourhood pizza parlour.

True Stories: The Bear Man Among the Grizzlies

Charlie Russell spent 10 years living with bears in Eastern Russia. Now he's out to show Canada that humans and...