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#FreezeTheKeys: Beer Store Campaign

The Beer Store is expecting a 15 percent spike in beer sales across the province, equating to 200,000 more 2-4 purchases than usual. The Peel Regional Police and Arrive Alive Drive Sober are partnering up with the Beer Store encouraging footballs… Continue Reading →

Bob and Phil: Two Tales of Car Maintenance

Words by Louis Trottier Most modern vehicles are considered to be superior to their predecessors in just about every way, which has allowed manufacturers to adopt extended maintenance intervals. Unfortunately, this creates a situation where owners think their vehicles are… Continue Reading →

Riverside/Netsilik YMCA Youth Exchange

Words by Ann Ivy Male, Photography by John Cicci Last week 15 students, their families and staff at Riverside Public School in Port Credit hosted to a group of students and teachers from Taloyoak, Nunavut. This was part of the Riverside/Netsilik… Continue Reading →

Triggers Book Launch at Dominion on Queen

On April 3, the Dominion on Queen hosted the launch of Robert J. Sawyer’s new novel, Triggers. Dominion is a pub located around Queen and Parliament, and it specializes in craft beers. The event had a great turnout—when we arrived,… Continue Reading →

The Rise and Fall of Dance Electric, Pt. 2

Words by Chris Carriere Alright, here goes nothing. When last we left you, Dance Electric were riding high. We had a bit of a monster metaphor running, so let’s give it once last gasp before we drop it in favour… Continue Reading →

Movie review: Is The Raid: Redemption the best action film of the year?

Last week, I told you about how awesome it was to watch Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts at the Toronto Underground Cinema. The next day, I got the flipside of the movie-watching experience by going to the Scotiabank Theatre to catch… Continue Reading →

Good Eats: The Sandwich Chronicles Part 1

My love for great bread was undeniably inherited from my father, who likes to enjoy a hearty slice of French bread with butter, right after dinner. Since discovering at the age of 14 that I was successfully able to eat… Continue Reading →

Five Simple Ways to Not Be Broke

1)      Use Cash Guess what? Your debit card is the devil. Plain and simple. We all spend so much time slaving for dollars and yet we can’t stand the look of them. By using your debit card, you forfeit any… Continue Reading →

Cobain + Staley: Two Icons & Two Reflections

Coincidence—meaningless, meaningful coincidence—is the foundation of mythology. It’s been 10 years to the day since Layne Staley, former frontman of Alice in Chains, is believed to have succumbed to heroin and cocaine addiction in Seattle, Washington. We can only say believed… Continue Reading →

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