Your Community

Recently by Jonathan Ore

Golden Globes 2015: Bill Cosby jokes, Prince, and Chrissy Teigen's face make waves online

Categories: Arts & Entertainment

Tags: Arts & Entertainment

Joining in with friends and bloggers doing live play-by-play on Hollywood awards shows is one of Twitter's favourite pastimes, and the 72nd Golden Globe Awards had a wealth of upsets, poignant speeches and shocking moments ripe for a good reaction gif or two.

Australia police will destroy a Nickelback CD received as a Secret Santa gift

Categories: Arts & Entertainment, World

Tags: Arts & Entertainment

220-nickelback-cd-australia-police.jpgAustralia police didn't take kindly to a Nickelback CD received as part of the office Secret Santa event. The Queensland Police Service tweeted this photo of an unwrapped Nickelback Here and Now album, calling it "a suspicious package."

YouTuber Shane Dawson's fans revolt after Sony pulls his Taylor Swift parody video

Categories: Community

Tags: Community, Social Media

220-shane-dawson-hqdefault.jpgSony is the subject of fresh controversy on Twitter, but for once this week it isn't The Interview. This time it's YouTuber Shane Dawson, who got a cease and desist order for Christmas from the media conglomerate.

'I can breathe' shirts at pro-NYPD rally anger #BlackLivesMatter protesters

Categories: Community, World

Tags: World

220-icanbreathe-shirts.jpgA rally in support of police in New York City was met with harsh criticism after some people were seen wearing shirts that read "I can breathe," a play on the last words of Eric Garner, who was killed by a police officer in July.

Toronto artist remembers Polytechnique anniversary with portrait sketches on Twitter

Categories: Canada, Community

Tags: Montreal

220-B4Luat9CYAMLHGp.jpgToronto cartoonist and children's author Evan Munday drew portraits of the 14 women killed in 1989's Montreal Massacre at École Polytechnique, as a way to honour their memory on the 25th anniversary of the shooting.

Mental health support for veterans 'a good start,' but more needed, say CBC readers

Categories: Politics

Tags: Politics

220-afghanistan-canada-depression.jpgThe federal government's announcement of support for mental health issues among members of the Canadian Forces drew some gratitude and praise from readers on, but some had questions about how it will be spent, and many felt that the amount was not enough.

#FeministHackerBarbie meme shows girls can code (and curse) just like boys

Categories: Community, Science & Technology

Tags: Community, social media, Technology and Science

220-barbie-bug-patch-01.jpgMattel has removed online listings for a children's book after it became widely mocked and criticized for painting girls and women as dependent on men for computer and technical expertise.

Australia's Today Show host wore the same suit for a year, and no one noticed

Categories: Community, World

Tags: World

220-stefanovic-wilkinson-74937818.jpgKarl Stefanovic, co-host of Australia's Today Show, has worn the same suit every day for more than a year. The reason? To point out the sexism his female co-hosts regularly endure because of what they wear.

Alcohol calorie labels urged by British health experts

Categories: Health

Tags: health

Health experts in the U.K. are advising their government to add calorie count labels to alcohol packaging to help inform citizens in the ongoing fight against obesity.

Should Canada follow suit?

Readers concerned, confused by N.S. woman's mailbox key

Categories: Canada

Tags: Canada, Nova Scotia

220-elizabeth-kwiecien.jpgSunday's story about a woman in Bedford, N.S., who found that the keys for her new community mailbox opened a neighbour's box in the same unit sparked a mixture of frustration, confusion and even a little incredulity among readers on