There has been much speculation this week about the political wrangling that will follow the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. But how much do Canadians know about our own Supreme Court and how judges come to sit on it? And is it possible we have something to learn from the Americans?
I’ll Take Overzealous Anti-Spam Legislation for $400, Alex
Citizens from this northern clime are currently barred from taking Internet-based qualifying tests for Jeopardy! because of online privacy regulations.
What is Canada?
That's right: the game show's Internet-based aptitude test has fallen under the rigourous purview of Canada's anti-spam legislation, rendering Canadians ineligible to try out for the show for now. I guess that means more clips of a quietly disappointed Trebek in our future.
Poles of our Imagination
Where does the idea of the hardy, virtuous and sometimes brutish Northerner come from? This piece takes an extended look at the fantasy of the North, from Ptolemaic cartography to Game of Thrones, to explore the enduring, romantic and sometimes dangerous allure of the world's uppermost reaches.