Windsor - Aug. 16, 2014: In need of a good laugh? Want to support a good cause? Looking for something to do tomorrow night?
Why not join Josh Haddon for a night of shenanigans that will have your cheeks hurting and tears running down your leg with laughter - all in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Kate Davis and Jon Peladeau will headline this fun evening! FULL STORY
Edmonton - Aug. 14, 2014: On a day in which a trio of top seeds were eliminated from this week’s stop on the ATP Tour in Cincinnati, both Roger Federer and Andy Murray moved onto the third round and remain on track for a potential quarter-final match-up at this year’s Western and Southern Open. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Aug. 14, 2014: After her shocking second round loss to Shelby Hunter at last week’s Rogers Cup in Montreal, fans of Eugenie Bouchard were expecting the twenty year old to bounce back in a big way at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati, Ohio. Unfortunately her struggles continued, losing in the second round to Svetlana Kuznetsova 4-6, 6-3, 2-6. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Aug. 14, 2014: While Andy Murray managed to outlast American John Isner in what was a thrilling three setter, Novak Djokovic was not so lucky. The No. 1 player in the world was dismissed in the third round for the second consecutive week, falling 7-6(6), 7-5 to Tommy Robredo at the Western and Southern Open in Thursday afternoon action. FULL STORY
Calgary - Aug. 8, 2014: It wasn't that long ago that golf was the fastest growing game around. Kids and adults were signing up at record levels to play and getting a tee off time or getting a round in in less than 5 hours was near impossible. Green fees also skyrocketed with the game's popularity. Damn you law of supply and demand! Oh how times have changed. Somewhere between the appearance of Tiger Woods and his illicit affairs golf has entered the doldrums and the golf business is desperate to get people back on the links. What they're doing is pretty typical of our society... dumbing it down. FULL STORY
Brooklyn - Jul. 29, 2014: I stay clear of writing restaurant reviews. Until I can turn 30 or more covers twice a night with the level of quality and consistency demanded of a professional kitchen, passing judgement on those who do hardly seems appropriate. As a food writer and ardent cook, however, I can be inspired to share the details of a great experience with a modicum of expertise
Calgary - Jul. 28, 2014: I'm fighting back -- peacefully. On Thursday, July 31st at 6:00 p.m., I'm hosting my own rally. It's partly in support of Israel. But it's partly for Calgarians to strongly reject this imported Hamas-style violence.
This is Canada -- not Gaza.
Stoney Point - Jul. 26, 2014: This morning I was standing on the dock and this Green Heron landed on the dock a few doors down. He was fishing for minnows. I grabbed the camera and in my rush, I didn’t get the settings quite right but here are some photos of his visit. Cynthia and I saw him a few weeks ago when we were out for a kayak ride. He came to this dock a couple of times today.
Ottawa - Jul. 24, 2014: Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the crash of Air Algérie Flight AH5017:
“I am saddened to learn that Air Algérie Flight AH5017, carrying 110 passengers and six crew members on board, crashed in Mali. The flight was headed to Algiers, Algeria from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. It is confirmed that Canadians are among the victims.
Cornwall - Jul. 24, 2014: The Seaway Lighthouse 3rd Rail Modular Club held its 3rd annual train show at the Long Sault Arena on July 19th and 20th. The Seaway Train Show, which will be held the 3rd week of July every year. There were two raffles, one for a Via Rail trip from Cornwall to Halifax return, for two people including a sleeper, a value of $2056. The winner was Gail Ball from Chesterville.