Radio & Television

America’s “pale sister to the north”

TORONTO – The Colbert Report put us hosers on notice Monday night. On the Canadian premiere of The Colbert Report on CTV and The Comedy Network, host Stephen Colbert took on two-dollar coins, the softwood lumber dispute, Prime Minister Paul Martin, Canadian beer, gun-related crime and the cross-border drug trade - all within 3 minutes and 23 seconds - in his signature segment "The Word." Describing Canada as America's "pale sister to the North," Colbert gave a sly shout-out to his Canadian fans by noting that "by watching this show, you're a country that gets it," recounts Tuesday’s CTV press...