The Rio Paralympics are coming to a close. So the authors talked to Brazilians to find out what they thought of the Games and their impact.
TTC pub crawl — the concept is simple. There are bars, pubs and taverns close to every subway station along the TTC lines making it easy for commuters to hop off, grab a beer and jump back on the subway over to the next station where they can check out other watering holes and neighbourhoods. The trouble is that most people don’t know it exists.
The Toronto Blue Jays are off to a less than ideal start this season, and are currently tied for second in the American League East with a 7-7 record.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Canada estimates that in 2010, more than 175 people were injured per day in impairment-related crashes. They estimated that more than thee people died per day in related collisions that year.
The iPad announcement was full of subtle jabs at Microsoft and the copious number of aging PCs in the world. There’s an irony in all of this: Apple was championing the discarding of old PCs for shiny new iPads, when minutes before they told the world how eco-friendly they were. Wouldn’t a truly eco-friendly company celebrate that large number of old PCs that are still being used, instead of being thrown away?
We perceived a change in Mr. Ford toward the end of his life. And it was hard for even those opposed to his mayoralty to not feel sadness at his passing last week. Losing someone to cancer, after all, is something that most of us can relate to. Maybe all of this helps to explain the suddenly soft tone of news media coverage toward Mr. Ford, and the outpouring of sympathy at what seems like a state funeral this week.
I think any opportunity to teach girls and boys about awesome female role models and the importance of gender equality is a good one. But part of me is thinking that if you want to celebrate women or a woman’s achievement, why not do it today, tomorrow, any day and everyday?
There are many post-secondary students who are living this balancing act that is work and school. But there seems to be no medium in terms of getting both employer and educator to understand the importance of each other.
It’s against the law to build tall snowmen in P.E.I and climbing trees in Oshawa is a big no-no. Believe it or not, these are laws that are still in our Canadian books.