The New York Times has been exploring the question, in the wake of the election of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, of whether or not Canada is hip. Apparently, there are people who think that Canada is a "frozen cultural wasteland populated with hopelessly unstylish citizens," but as the Times points out, it is the birthplace of a number of very cool people, which brings us to the article's kicker, "We've always had Frank Gehry." Frank Gehry: the original hip Canadian. Take that, Drake and Justin Bieber.
· With the Rise of Justin Trudeau, Canada Is Suddenly ... Hip? [NYT]