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February 2012- Archives

Breakup Tweet Challenge: And the winner is...

Our judge, Tabatha Southey, has made her final decision. The winning tweet in the inaugural Breakup Tweet Challenge is......

All-Stars Part 5: "No Going Back"

We'll be announcing the winner of the Breakup Tweet Challenge tomorrow! In the meantime, we're rolling out the All-Stars as chosen by our judge, The Globe and Mail's Tabatha Southey (@TabathaSouthey). Today's category: "No Going Back."...

All-Stars Part 4: "Political"

We'll be announcing the winner of the Breakup Tweet Challenge on Wednesday. In the meantime, we're rolling out the All-Stars as chosen by our judge, The Globe and Mail's Tabatha Southey (@TabathaSouthey). Today's category: "Political."...

All-Stars Part 3: "Canadiana" and "Tech & Nerd"

We'll be announcing the winner of the Breakup Tweet Challenge on Wednesday. In the meantime, we're rolling out the All-Stars as chosen by our judge, The Globe and Mail's Tabatha Southey (@TabathaSouthey). Today's categories: "Canadiana" and "Tech & Nerd."...

All-Stars Part 2: "Domestic Breakup" and "Heartfelt"

We'll be announcing the winner of the Breakup Tweet Challenge on Wednesday, February 22. In the meantime, we're rolling out the All-Stars as chosen by our judge, The Globe and Mail's Tabatha Southey (@TabathaSouthey). Today's categories: "Domestic Breakup" and "Heartfelt."...

Breakup Tweet Challenge All-Stars: Part 1

We'll be announcing the winner of the Breakup Tweet Challenge on Wednesday, February 22. In the meantime, we're rolling out the All-Stars as chosen by our judge, The Globe and Mail's Tabatha Southey. Today's categories: "Topical" and "Rhyming."...

The Breakup Tweet Challenge is now closed

What a day it’s been! Thank you Canada for keeping us chuckling and smiling all day long with your pithy, funny Tweets. We’re a little exhausted (read: extremely worn out) from trying to keep up with you. ...

The Breakup Tweet Challenge is on!

Celebrity judge @TabathaSouthey is standing by for your best Breakup Tweet (using the hashtag #canadawrites). The prize? Nothing says "it's over" like an iPad 2....

Valentine's Day Twitter Challenge

Get ready, Canada! On Tuesday, February 14th we will be hosting our second 12-hour Twitter challenge from 10 am ET to 10 pm ET. ...

By Jennifer Goddard

The winner of our first-ever Namedropping Nonfiction Challenge is Jennifer Goddard of Montreal.Entry:  Jacqueline swallowed her saliva so she wouldn’t get dehydrated. Perhaps not the best decision, cutting hay alone. The John Deere had tipped on the incline, and here she was, a 68-year old woman with her arm pinned under a...

Namedropping Nonfiction Challenge: We have a winner!

...and a runner-up! Our judge, the inimitable JJ Lee, has pored over the hundreds of entries we received in our Namedropping Nonfiction Challenge and divulged his top two entries....