Road Tolls Preferred Over tax Hikes to Pay for Infrastructure Projects: Poll

With the City of Toronto pushing the province for the approval to set up road tolls on the Gardiner Expressway and the Don Valley Parkway, there’s a new poll out on the issue. And it supports the city’s plan. The Nanos Research survey suggests most Canadians – 64 per cent – would rather pay road tolls or go into debt than paying higher taxes to cover the cost of infrastruc [...]

19 January 2017

Blue Jays Sign Jose Bautista to one-year, $18M Contract

The Toronto Blue Jays have signed Jose Bautista to a one-year contract that includes a mutual option for 2018, the team announced Wednesday. The deal completes a reunion that seemed highly unlikely as recently as last month. It’s valued at $18 million with a $17-million mutual option for 2018 and a $20-million vesting option for 2019. Should either the Blue Jays or Bautist [...]

19 January 2017

Literally Just 19 Photos Of Dev Patel And Sunny Pawar Being Adorable

1. By now you’ve seen how adorable Dev Patel and Sunny Pawar were when they took the stage together at the Golden Globes this year. Handout / Getty Images 2. IF YOU HAVEN’T, HOW COULD YOU MISS THIS??? 3. IT WAS SO FREAKING CUTE OMG. Handout / Getty Images 4. Dev and Sunny have spent a few months [...]

18 January 2017

2 Weeks, 1 Country and a World of Wonders in Thailand

BANGKOK - Trudging up a lush mountainside to a remote village, plunging through a swift-moving river in the footsteps of elephants and cruising Bangkok's gleaming luxury malls — with each step, I walked into different worlds, each one beautiful, all in Thailand.Don't forget glittering temples, bustling night markets and world-famous Thai massages to soothe weary muscles.___BANGKOKThe cap [...]

18 January 2017

Seven Best U.S. Destinations to Visit on a Budget, From Los Angeles to New York City

The loonie remains in the doldrums. But winter’s getting you down and you’re dying to hit your favourite U.S. getaway spot. Lucky for us, there are still some great American destinations that aren’t too expensive. There also are ways to save on visits to cities and places you might think of as outside your budget. Here are some suggestions.LOS ANGELES: Mama Shelter is a French-ru [...]

17 January 2017

Lasik Eye Procedures May Result in Disruptive Visual Symptoms

With millions of Americans undergoing LASIK surgery each year, most might assume that the procedure is completely safe and harmless, but a recent study showed that a significant percentage of LASIK patients developed new vision problems after the treatment was performed. LASIK (laser in situ keratomileusis) is a surgical procedure that uses a laser to correct nearsightedness and astigmati [...]

16 January 2017

14 Delicious Lasagna Dishes That’ll Take You To Cheese Heaven

1. Chicken Cordon Bleu Lasagna Dinner Then Dessert / Via dinnerthendessert.com Recipe here. [...]

14 January 2017

5 Books Every Ambitious Entrepreneur Needs to Read

Knowledge is power. And while there are a lot of YouTubers and online gurus out there who claim you can learn everything you need to know in a short video or webinar, this simply isn’t true. Becoming a successful entrepreneur requires a huge commitment to learning. Five Books You Need to Read As an entrepreneur, time is of the essence. Sure, a podcast, quick article, or condensed keynote speec [...]

14 January 2017

The Best Ways to Celebrate Montreal’s 375th Anniversary

Montreal knows how to party in any year. Give them an anniversary such as their 375th birthday this year and the volume gets cranked up even higher. Here are ten things to check out in one of the world’s coolest cities this year; seven special events for the big birthday bash and three others that you can do in other years (just in case you’re booked for 2017 already).SPECIAL 375 E [...]

13 January 2017

Rats’ Intestines Destroyed Just 90 Days After Being Fed Monsanto GMO Corn

Ever since agribusiness giant Monsanto began pushing its GM crops on the public, the company has maintained that the technology is safe, and that consumption of Frankenfood products, such as genetically-modified corn, causes no ill effects in either animals or humans. Monsanto propaganda holds that GMOs have been proven safe, but the truth is that few real safety studies have ever been co [...]

13 January 2017

Driver Arrested in hit-and-run that Killed Construction Worker

A Pickering man faces several charges in the hit-and-run death of a construction worker in Scarborough last year. The 41-year-old victim was working at the corner of Eglinton and Midland avenues when a white BMW struck him around 11:15 a.m. on Oct. 12, 2016. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the vehicle took off and the BMW was found abandoned a few blocks away. [...]

12 January 2017

A Winter Visit to Athens Offers a Pleasant Alternative if you’ve got More than Beaches on Your Mind

ATHENS, Greece — As a seaside metropolis with a lively outdoor vibe and dozens of picturesque islands beckoning nearby, Athens is more often considered a summer tourist destination than a winter escape. But if you’ve got more than beaches on your mind, there’s plenty of upside to a brief cool visit that avoids the crowds and heat of summer.Athens is one of the world’s oldest ci [...]

12 January 2017

Tips for first-timers in NYC: Advice from a Native New Yorker and Big Apple Greeter

NEW YORK — As a native New Yorker, a licensed city tour guide and a volunteer Big Apple Greeter, I’ve answered lots of questions from tourists over the years. Among them: “Is it safe to drink the water?” (Yes.) “What does ‘curb your dog’ mean?” (Dogs should not use sidewalks as a bathroom.) And my favourite: “Where are all the supermodels?” (I don’t know.)The Big Ap [...]

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