Turns out someone at the Bank of Canada (well, its web team at least) is not only a gamer, but has a sense of humour. We know the government's Twitter account has a love of Pokemon, so why not go even more retro?
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We're only a few days into the Trump era and it's becoming painfully clear that the new US president is mobilising for a war on science. This situation is eerily reminiscent of attempts to suppress science in Canada during Stephen Harper's tenure as Prime Minister, from 2006 to 2015. Here's what Canadians say American scientists and concerned citizens should expect in the next four years — and what they can do to fight back.
This week, some people in Britain and Canada were shocked to learn that their money contains trace amounts of animal fat. The new banknotes use animal byproducts that are found in everything from credit cards and crayons to glue and soap. But Gizmodo has confirmed that Britain and Canada aren't the only ones.
Earlier today we noted the recent outcry in Britain over the country's new £5 note, which is made using a small amount of animal fat. But the British aren't the only ones with meat money. Canada's bank notes have tallow as well.
On Wednesday afternoon, following the ascendance of a sentient, smushed-up cheese puff to the most powerful office in the world, so many people visited Canada's informational immigration website that it crashed. Now, officials have confirmed what some already suspected: A large number of those people were desperate Americans presumably plotting their escape.
As news agencies called more and more states for Donald Trump Tuesday evening, Canada's informational website on immigration and citizenship began experiencing repeated outages, presumably due to a surge in traffic. Wonder why.
Last week, I asked "where did all the good movies on Netflix go?" Now we have our answer: Canada and Brazil.