Top 5 Offbeat stories
1) Moncton snowblower ad goes viral
A New Brunswick man is blown away that the snowblower classified advertisement he posted online has gone viral.
"This isn't some entry level snowblower that is just gonna move the snow two feet away. This is an 11 HP Briggs and Stratton machine of snow doom that will cut a 29-inch path of pure ecstasy," the ad states.
2) NYC hotel's famous feline banned from lobby
One of the New York City's Algonquin Hotel's traditions is the succession of cats that have had free run of the place for 80 years. But that tradition has ended.
The New York Post reports that city health inspectors have banned the current cat, Matilda, from roaming the lobby.
3) Movember kid draws moustache to fight cancer
Jackson McLean doesn't even have peach fuzz on his face, but the 11-year-old Ottawa student proudly sports a moustache every day to participate in the Movember campaign to raise funds to battle prostate cancer.
4) OPP charge trucker with watching TV while driving
Police charged a trucker with watching television as he drove along one of Ontario's busiest highways.
A concerned motorist phoned police just prior to 11 p.m. Thursday to advise them the driver of a tractor-trailer on the 401 appeared to have a television mounted on the dashboard.
5) Capulets are Muslim, Montagues Jewish in new play
A theatre company in Winnipeg has put a unique spin on the tragic tale of Romeo and Juliet. He keeps Shakespeare's text, but turns Verona into a district of present-day Jerusalem, and the warring Capulet and Montague families into Muslims and Jews.
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