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Bag Handles | East Wenatchee, WA | 2013

Art often emerges from unexpected places. Take the plastic grocery sack, for instance. It’s common, useful and, in many ways, artfully pliable. 62 more words


LEVY: To heck with the ice storm, Miami beckons for Toronto councillors

While we were stuck Sunday trying to cope with a freak ice storm, city council frequent flyers Michael Thompson and Michelle Holland posed in the lobby of Miami’s stately Biltmore Hotel happily announcing they were at a conference of the World Strategic Forum. 709 more words

Toronto & GTA

MAMMOLITI: Integrity commissioner -- or political attack dog?

BY GIORGIO MAMMOLITI, Special to the Toronto Sun

Who is watching the watchdog?

When the City of Toronto established the Office of the Integrity Commissioner, one of the biggest concerns was that it would devolve into a vehicle for political adversaries to attack members of council. 433 more words

Toronto & GTA

LEVY: City foot-dragging on illegal body rub joints unconscionable

One doesn’t need a finer example of City Hall’s “can’t do” attitude and lazy foot-dragging than the failure of the municipal licensing bureaucrats to crack down on the proliferation of illegal rub-and-tugs in Toronto. 656 more words

Toronto & GTA

BRAUN: A passionate plea for WWII bomber

There’s a fight coming at City Hall over the fate of a famed Second World War bomber.

An Avro Lancaster, formerly displayed outdoors near Ontario Place, may be packed off to British Columbia. 740 more words

Toronto & GTA

LEVY: Hey, city councillor. Come fly with me

Do you know where your city councillor is?

There’s a good chance one or two of them might be on a junket somewhere, according to the latest report released on council’s expenditures, remuneration and travel habits for 2017. 779 more words

Toronto & GTA

The Boob Tube

Our first TV set I remember as a kid was one of those big brown cabinet boxes on four legs. This one:

That’s me and Tracy sitting in front of it. 1,163 more words