Perfesser Dave explains ethics in lobbying and how to manage political marriages


VICTORIA, B.C. Some stories are just too confusing for ordinary bloggers to explain. That’s when we turn to the expert knowledge offered by such distinguished academics as Perfesser Dave, The Answer Guy ™, Canada’s No. 1 expert in politics, now at the Observatory of Political Phenomena in Victoria, B.C. As a result of his years of studying politics, Perfesser Dave ...

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Going for the Green at the Pan Am Games


Constructing unique world-class competition facilities for multisport events often leaves behind overbuilt, expensive and underused relics. With this harsh reality in mind, organizers for this summer’s Pan Am and Parapan Am Games in Toronto are taking lessons from other host cities to develop best practices for infrastructure design and construction during both competition and post-games operation. Placing long-term legacy ahead ...

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Happy Birthday to Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson

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Before becoming one of the biggest movies stars on the planet, Dwayne Johnson was simply known as The Rock. Everyone remembers that he one of the most popular superstars in WWE history. He set new records and was the first third-generation wrestler to compete in the company, being the son of Rocky Johnson and grandson of “High Chief” Peter Maivia. ...

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Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter passed away at age 76

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Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, former professional boxer who became famous as an advocate for the wrongly convicted, died on Sunday in Toronto at the age of 76.After himself spending 19 years in prison for a triple murder he didn’t commit; he had chosen to help those like him. Carter’s struggle for freedom got him recognition in a number of books, a ...

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Montreal’s Man: Als ink receiver Chad Johnson


MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes announced on Thursday that they have signed veteran receiver Chad Johnson. Johnson joins the Alouettes after spending 11 seasons in the NFL, including the first ten with the Cincinnati Bengals. The elite receiver amassed 11,059 receiving yards, which ranks him 30th on the NFL all-time list. He also caught 766 passes while scoring 67 receiving ...

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Raptors Invite Fans to Playoff Party in the Square


TORONTO (CNW) — Fresh off the release of the team’s “We The North” campaign, the Toronto Raptors and Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment are inviting fans to celebrate the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at freeParties in the Square presented by Bell. The parties will be held for all home and away games during the series versus the Brooklyn ...

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Raptors’ playoff tickets most expensive in league


(TORSTAR) — Toronto basketball fans are buzzing with anticipation as the Raptors’ first playoff game in six years draws closer, but netting seats for post-season play won’t be cheap. Forbes reported Monday that, at an average of $370.63 each, the team’s playoff tickets are the most expensive in the league. They’re also 242.5 per cent pricier than regular-season Raptors tickets. ...

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Dwayne Johnson impressed with Seahawks

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The Seattle Seahawks today received the respect of the legendary WWE star turned actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. “Just heard Jared Allen’s a SEAHAWK. Very happy for that beast… #DefenseWinsChampionships,” Dwayne tweeted. Looks like praise from The Rock you can be happy with your free agency work. The praise came in when the reigning Super Bowl champions had added Jared ...

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Toronto Blue Jays: Org Filler (In) – Buffalo Bisons


With just under three weeks to go until the full season minor league schedules commences, it is a perfect time to resuscitate the wildly popular Org Filler (In) series. The four ‘pre-season’ pieces will give an opportunity to run through each of the full season teams, taking a look at the players to watch on each rung of the ladder ...

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