Posts tagged ‘toronto’

This Movie isn’t Broken, Just a Bit Banal

“This Movie is Broken” is two movies in one. It’s a rockumentary of Broken Social Scene’s free live show on Toronto’s waterfront in July, 2009. It’s…

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How To Nullify the Cowardly Black Bloc?

The violent protests we’re witnessing in Toronto this weekend are, to my mind, alternate versions of what might have been in Vancouver during the Olympics. There…

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The Travel Industry is Hurting

I flew to Toronto this week. One flight out, two flights (hello, bizarre sculpture in Calgary airport!) on the way back. While checking in at a…

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What is This Atmospheric Phenomenon?

Today I flew to Toronto for a speaking gig. I had this awesomely spacious window seat in the exit row. I was looking out the window…

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Enmeshed in Toronto

I spent the past few days in Toronto, attending the Mesh conference for the first time. Yesterday I moderated a panel entitled, rather cheerily, “Using the…

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Northern Voice Needs One More Sponsor

First, a heartfelt thank-you to all of the Northern Voice sponsors, from this year and the past four. Without you, the average conference ticket would be…

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So Many Awesome Films at the TIFF

I’m in Toronto for 24 hours. There was a magazine in my hotel room with an extensive write-up on the Toronto International Film Festival. There are…

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A Video of Toronto’s First Scramble Intersection

Today saw the launch of Toronto’s first scramble intersection, at the corner of Yonge and Dundas. I think of these as Tokyo-style intersections, where traffic is…

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