Questions whether this is good for city hall or for Astral Media which sells the ads By Jayme Turney, Toronto Public Space Initiative Toronto may be looking at 120 “‘sidewalk billboards” this fall. On July 14th, City council approved a ...Read More »
The fiasco of amalgamation becomes clear
The big problem is getting more comments directly from Rob Ford By Mike Comstock – I was fortunate enough to sit in on a panel of Sue-Ann Levy (Sun), Royson James (Star) and Marcus Gee (Globe), moderated by John Tory ...Read More »
Tickets to a police gravy train?
Maybe tickets have been issued just because an officer could write it out knowing he or she could get paid for court time By John Sewell – Twelve years ago Downtown seemed awash in youths who would wash your car ...Read More »
Globalization may be leading to the downfall of Canada
Free trade is another evil that is presented as wonderfully forward thinking and modern. By Frank Touby – Globalization is a terrible thing. It’s presented to us as a sign that the world is becoming more civilized, humane and democratic. ...Read More »
G20 shows how sorely we need better cops
There is never an excuse for a cop kneeling on a person’s head, beating an unoffensive person with a fist or club, or shooting teargas and plastic bullets into a non-resisting crowd. Those are felonies. By Frank Touby – Compared ...Read More »
Sewell: Tickets to a police gravy train?
By John Sewell – Twelve years ago Downtown seemed awash in youths who would wash your car window whether you wanted it or not and then demand payment. Squeegee kids, they were called. The Mike Harris government had begun cutting ...Read More »
three cool tech toys – targeted directly at Father’s Day!
The Gadget Zone With Father’s Day on the horizon, what better to give Dad than a skin featuring your smiling face – and not including your annoying siblings! By James Careless – Welcome back to the Gadget Zone, and this ...Read More »
LIberals should dump McGuinty now or lose bigtime in October
When Mike Hatred’s Common Simpleton’s Revolution came to an end and everyone was so sick of it and of him that the Liberals romped to victory, the last thing we expected was what we got: Mike Harris with a brain ...Read More »
Yesterday’s pot was just as potent as today’s pot
It was the semi-hallucinogenic Acapuico Gold that sustained me through a terrible The Doors concert at Dinner Key Auditorium (which my father built) where I saw a staggering drunk Jim Morrison grab his crotch (it was zipped up) and look ...Read More »
outdoor speakers, rugged bluetooth, rain barrel
The Gadget Zone Three pieces of cool consumer tech By James Careless – If you love great music outdoors but don’t want to risk damaging your loudspeakers, consider getting Grace Digital Audio’s ‘Mini-Bullets II’ indoor-outdoor speakers. They come with a ...Read More »