Canadians across the country searched up a storm for everything from the historic Toronto Blue Jays season, Justin Trudeau’s sweeping election win, and the shocking Game of Thrones finale. -- By Farah Syed
Canadians cast their eye on international news this year, ranking ISIS, Paris attacks and Syria's migrant crisis among the top-searched stories of 2015.
The Toronto Blue Jays, Connor McDavid, and "Deflate-gate." This might sound a bit strange, but the stories surrounding these three topics have one thing in common. As part of our annual Year in Review coverage, we've sifted through a year's worth of Yahoo Search data to bring you the top 10 most searched stories of the year. We kick things off with an incredible donation from P.K. Subban of the Montreal Canadiens.
From persistent favourites like the Atkins Diet and the Paleo Diet to the controversial Ketogenic Diet and the (kind of gross) Cabbage Soup Diet, these were the top-searched diet trends of 2015. -- By Simone Olivero and Hilary Hagerman
Johnny Depp, Ben Affleck and Charlie Sheen made the news for shocking revelations and accusations, but no one could top Canadian superstar Justin Bieber. -- By Sarah Rohoman
The year proved to be more of an ellipsis at the end of 2014’s “to be continued” with economic indicators like the Loonie and the TSX following momentum from the previous year and brands like Target, Future Shop heading out the door while the next generation’s Airbnb and Uber continued to push their way in. We take a look at the year’s top searches in the finance realm. -- By Andrew Seale
In 2015 there were plenty of commercials for viewers to complain about, whether for political or religious reasons, perceived safety issues or plain old false advertising.
It's no secret that Canadians are obsessed with Instagram. The social platform has proven to not only serve as a great place to share photos and experiences with friends and family, but it's also a platform for discovering new trends, places and general exploration. So what are people 'gramming? Click through the gallery to see some of the most popular Canadian places and pictures posted in 2015.-- Simone Olivero
Seems like Taylor Swift’s fans love her cat Meredith because three out of ten most liked photos on Instagram included the adorable feline and her owner. Model and reality TV star Kendall Jenner also dominated the list this year capturing the top spot.
A list of the best books of the year is highly subjective, of course, and will inevitably leave some worthy contenders off. So consider this an extremely unscientific survey, stretching across genres and borders. If the books listed below have anything in common, it's that they lingered in my thoughts long after the last page was done. And there's something to be said for that. So here they are, the P. Fong Top 10 books from the past year worth reading, re-reading and perhaps giving as presents. - Petti Fong