Canadian NHL teams facing big challenges after all-star break

​Now that the all-star break has come and gone, the NHL's regular season is down to its final 10 weeks. For most of the Canadian-based teams, it's crunch time. The Calgary Flames, Winnipeg Jets and Toronto Maple Leafs are among the league's best, while the Montreal Canadiens and Vancouver Canucks have enjoyed surprisingly sound seasons. […]

The complex ceremony of Canadian fish-kissing

Mike MacEacheran January 23, 2019 Share this article On a trip to Newfoundland, travel writer Mike MacEacheran was expecting glacial fjords and friendly locals—but he wasn’t prepared for the province’s baffling fish-kissing tradition. In a boat at the edge of one of Canada’s most spectacular fjords, near where the Gulf of St. Lawrence meets the […]

United Passengers Stranded for More Than 14 Hours on Plane at Frigid Canadian Airfield

United Airlines Flight Stuck in Frigid Cold for 14 Hours Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does […]

Canadian snowboarder Max Parrot reveals he has cancer

Canadian Olympic snowboarder Max Parrot announced on Thursday he has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma. Parrot, a 24-year-old from Bromont, Que., captured slopestyle silver at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. He was diagnosed with the cancer on Dec. 21, 10 days after undergoing a biopsy. The five-time X Games champion also announced he […]

Winning Canadian skate title would 'mean world' to U.S.-born Keegan Messing

Keegan Messing posted a photo on social media last month of the winding Alaskan highway between his hometown of Girdwood and Anchorage that he'd travelled back and forth every day for the better part of two decades. Boulders littered the two lanes. A long line of cars, some pockmarked from falling debris, was at a […]