Archive for January, 2007

The Surrey Top Ten

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Fellow Crazy Canuck, JJ and I were talking about our hometown prior to the start of recording an episode of the podcast the other night. He mentioned his high school reunion, we giggled reminiscing about P.M.S. and s-l-a-y-o-R. Those familiar with school district 36 will know what we’re talking about. The topic originated from a […]

Canada is the New Texas

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A fellow blogger at Metroblogging – Chicago pointed this out. It’s an interesting map compiled by a Norwegian blogger, placing countries (based on their GDP) in corresponding US States [TheBigPicture] Canada: 1.035 trillion USD Texas: 989,443 billion USD If you want to get really picky… you could break it down by Canadian province. British Columbia […]

I Want to Eat the Bowl

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According to Hockey, A People’s History (which John and I watched religiously but are too cheap to purchase the DVD box set) Tim Horton was trying to subsidized his meager hockey earnings by becoming an entrepreneur. He worked for Conn Smythe’s [wiki] cement company before starting up his own burger joints and eventually the donut […]

Centre of the Universe

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It’s something everyone West of Thunder Bay has come to accept, Toronto is the centre of the Canadian universe. We scoff at the CBC and their disregard for Western programming and hockey coverage, federal politicians have long-before snubbed those on this side of the Rockies and let’s face it, they get all the good shopping, […]

The Crazy Canucks – Episode #16

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Sweet, sweet number 16. Dave is a healthy scratch for this recording as the rest of us gathered together to record another episode. We lost the streak against the Wild, but the Leafs were our next victims as the Canucks took them down on Hockey Day in Canada over the weekend. Record as of this […]