Results tagged “Oh Canada” from Joe Lavin's Humor Column

The Globe and Mail: Love You, Hate Your President

"Do you know what your president just did?" There is nothing that can dampen a romantic mood quite like those words. Unfortunately, this is what happens when you are an American dating a Canadian, and your president is George W. Bush. It doesn't matter that I never voted for the man and rarely agree with him myself. Whenever he does or says something Jody deems stupid, she tells me. There are some who worry about Bush's effect on my country's standing in the world. I worry more about his effect on my love life.

The Rise of the Loonie

Don't look now, but the American dollar may no longer be The Dollar of the Americas. Last week, for the first time in over thirty years, the Canadian dollar achieved parity with the U.S. dollar. This is quite an accomplishment. Only a few years ago, the Canadian dollar was worth just 62 cents American. Now, one American dollar is worth one Canadian dollar, though the Canadians will probably just give you a coin for it instead of a bill. They're sneaky like that.

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