Feature, Interviews

Aziz Ansari: TV’s new romantic

Aziz Ansari: TV’s new romantic By Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson As people who shoot in New York, we know there’s no way to have an on-location show there that’s generic. It always ends up becoming specific. And on Netflix’s Master of None, you see New York through Aziz Ansari’s eyes. Each episode is its [...]

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Feature, Interviews

Shawn Xaviour brings fresh vision to 21st century learning as Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board trustee

Shawn Xaviour represents constituents of Brampton Wards 7-10 as Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board trustee. He is quite young to hold this position and has been told as much. However Shawn clearly has a passion that related to people who elected him to represent them as a school board trustee. Shawn is a student of [...]

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Feature, Interviews

Kitchener startup headed to Google Demo Day

Travis Ratnam is preparing a five-minute pitch before a who’s who of Silicon Valley investors early next month after his startup was selected for the prestigious Google Demo Day at the tech giant’s headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Ratnam is the chief executive officer and co-founder of Knowledgehook, a startup that has developed a web-based platform that helps [...]

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Feature, Interviews

How a Canadian team’s drones are changing search and rescue

GlobalMedic founder Rahul Singh explains how the Canadian charity is using unmanned drones to map damage and locate survivors after Ecuador’s devastating earthquake. After a 7.8-magnitude earthquake ripped through Ecuador’s coastal region last month, Toronto-based GlobalMedic answered the call for aid with a posse of drones, which can survey, map and pinpoint damage as well as the [...]

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Feature, Interviews

Music articulates our emotions: Sammy Chand

Sammy Chand’s brand of music combines a distinct mix of elements from around the world. His music has been featured in shows like The Oprah Winfrey Show, So You Think You Can Dance, No Reservations, America’s Most Wanted, and over 50 other television programs around the world. His groundbreaking Indian hip hop fusion sound has [...]

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Editorial

Ending child-care wait-list fees is a break for parents: Editorial

Posted on 27 May 2016

It’s bad enough that there are licensed child-care spots for less than 25 per cent of Ontario’s young children. But the fact that some child care facilities charge a wait-list fee only adds insult to injury for parents trying to navigate this competitive and complicated system. It’s especially concerning for parents because there is no [...] Continue Reading

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Tech & Gadgets

Canada’s major telecoms set to leap in to 5G technology

Posted on 27 May 2016

Canada’s major telecom operators are taking early steps toward the next great leap in wireless technology. Bell, Rogers and Telus are all participating in a global effort to develop operating standards for fifth generation wireless networks, with Bell Canada, the nation’s largest telecommunications company, set to begin testing of the emerging architecture. “Bell [has] built [...] Continue Reading

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Canadian Politics

Provincial Parks Free of Charge on July 15

Posted on 27 May 2016

Ontario’s provincial parks will be open to the public free of charge on July 15 this year for all day-use visitors, as part of the world-wide Healthy Parks Healthy People movement. Started in Australia, Healthy Parks Healthy People reinforces and encourages the connections between a healthy environment and a healthy society. Many Ontario parks will be offering [...] Continue Reading

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Canadian Politics

NEW FEDELI BOOK REVEALS NEXT ENERGY SCANDAL

Posted on 27 May 2016

The Wynne Government could have gotten itself out of the multi-billion dollar Green Energy Investment Agreement, more commonly known as the Samsung deal, for no cost, Ontario PC Finance Critic Vic Fedeli revealed. The revelation comes from newly uncovered documents from the Gas Plant Scandal and is detailed in Fedeli’s latest book, Focus on Finance 3. [...] Continue Reading

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Canadian Politics

Trudeau Proves Parliament Is Still An Alpha Male’s Show

Posted on 27 May 2016

Last week, a House of Commons vote turned into a nerdy spoof on a WWE show. Political Smackdown! Every Wednesday on CPAC! Yes, I’m talking about #elbowgate, featuring an impatient Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marching across the floor to drag a stalling Tory whip to his seat, elbowing NDP member of Parliament Ruth Ellen Brosseau [...] Continue Reading

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South Asian Politics

Pakistan-US relationship under constraint – again

Posted on 27 May 2016

Dr. Hasan Askari  The bilateral relations between the United States and Pakistan can be described as important and complex. Both want to maintain this relationship on positive lines but it experiences problems from time to time.  The latest problem in their bilateral relations developed in the last week of April 2016, when the U.S. Congress [...] Continue Reading

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Community

Entrepreneurs from Seneca and Indian college win top honours in Dragons’ Den style competition

Posted on 27 May 2016

Written by: Dimitri Perdicaris Young entrepreneurs from Seneca College faced tough competition against students from India’s College of Engineering Pune (CoEP) during a Dragons Den style health care pitch challenge at Seneca’s Markham Campus last week. CoEP’s Siddharth Telgote and Sufi Shahi’s Dreaming Leaf Co. earned second-place honours for their plan to purify drinking water [...] Continue Reading

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Ramdan

Nutritious Fasting Practices during Ramadan

Posted on 27 May 2016

By: Huda Rashid, Registered Dietitian When we prepare for the month of Ramadan, we think of it as a time of reflection, doing good deeds and most importantly fasting. The word ‘fasting’ is often associated with the following words: ‘weight loss,’ ‘dehydration’ and ‘malnutrition.’ Did you know that it is possible to fast during this [...] Continue Reading

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Society

Telecommuting On The Rise As Companies Look To Save Money, Satisfy Employees

Posted on 27 May 2016

Like many Canadians, Carla Holub has gladly given up commuting for the ease and comfort of working from home. The 41-year-old WestJet sales agent says she has no regrets since she made the change three years ago. Telecommuting affords her the time to take her children to dance lessons and hockey while reducing her lunch, [...] Continue Reading

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Life & Style

Facebook Is Changing The Way It Decides What ‘Trending’ Content To Post

Posted on 27 May 2016

Facebook says it is dropping its reliance on news outlets to help determine what gets posted as a “trending topic” on the giant social network, a move adopted after a backlash over a report saying it suppressed conservative views. Facebook’s General Counsel Colin Stretch outlined the change in a 12-page letter sent Monday to Republican [...] Continue Reading

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ShowBiz

Varun Dhawan teases Dishoom trailer

Posted on 27 May 2016

Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan announced on Twitter yesterday that the trailer for his upcoming film Dishoom, directed by his brother Rohit Dhawan, will be out soon. He posted a photo of himself beside a microphone in a recording studio with the words: “Dubbing for the #DishoomTrailer out soon.” According to The Deccan Chronicle newspaper, the [...] Continue Reading

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ShowBiz

Why is Sunny Leone unhappy?

Posted on 27 May 2016

While audience may be enamoured by stars and their perfect images, it is not always the case. Take for instance, Sunny Leone . Even as people may envy Sunny’s curves, she isn’t too flattered with her body. The actress, who was last seen in ‘One Night Stand’, is currently working on her arms, which she [...] Continue Reading

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