If for some reason you want a glimpse of the joyless grouches Torontonians can be, check out the world-class bitch-fest in the comment section of just about everything ever posted on the Internet about the city’s transit and traffic woes. 1,224 more words
Weddings are supposed to be happy occasions. The recent nuptials of my best friend Marla were no exception, featuring a beautiful bride, smiling relatives and plenty of children racing around, high on cake and up way past their bedtimes. 781 more words
ABOARD HMCS CALGARY — These are difficult times for the Royal Canadian Navy.
Earlier this month, Canada’s top sailor, Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, ordered HMCS Whitehorse home to CFB Esquimalt from a mine-sweeping drill near San Diego that is part of the Hawaii-based Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise because of a series of incidents involving misbehaviour by its crew. 963 more words
Is it fair to charge passengers $75 for losing their lunch in the back of a cab?
British Columbia’s Passenger Transportation Board approved a new fee earlier this month that allows drivers and companies to charge a $75 fine — on top of the flag fare — to passengers who soil or damage the interior of a vehicle with “bodily fluids or solids.” 140 more words
A few weeks ago, during lunch with a long-shot Toronto mayoral hopeful (who shall remain unnamed), I asked why the candidate’s poll numbers were so low. 1,019 more words
Here is one of the more astonishing facts of an already fairly astonishing war: The tunnels that Hamas has dug under Gaza’s border with Israel — tunnels designed not for commerce, but for kidnapping — … 1,308 more words