Tag Archive for Toronto

The Spirit of Occupy Toronto

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Last Saturday (15th Oct.) the Occupy movement that has swept the industrialized world set down in Toronto. Anywhere from 1,000 to 2,000 people converged on King and Bay, in the heart of Toronto’s financial district, to protest corporate greed and…

Cycling in the City

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As long as I can remember cyclists have been a part of the traffic in Toronto and for the last couple of years there has been an ongoing dispute between cycling advocates and those who prefer to get around the…

Paddy Plays Fast and Loose with Lenzr

This morning I found Paddy rooting through my makeup portfolio photos. When I asked him what he was doing he said he was looking for photos to submit to the latest lenzr photo contests. “There are four running right now,”…

Judy Sgro’s Fear of a Pro City

It is time to scrap Metro’s prostitution task force, or, at the very least, fire its chair, Metro Councillor Judy Sgro. The task force was supposed to bring interested parties together to work toward finding reasonable solutions to Metro’s prostitution…

The Dogfight Over Toronto’s Island Airport

On the morning of 2nd June 1917, Canadian air ace William Avery “Billy” Bishop flew his Nieuport 17 on a solo mission behind enemy lines to attack a German aerodrome. After the attack Bishop claimed he shot down three enemy…

Miss Teen Canada 2009

Adamo Ruggiero and Paula Brancati host the exciting 2009 Search for Miss Teen Canada-World. On the evening of Saturday July 25th in the John Bassett Theatre of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, two dozen finalists, aged 13 to 19, from…