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Sport and Society for Arete-Alison Gordon

Richard Crepeau | Posted 04.16.2015 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

After five years on the baseball beat Alison Gordon returned to real life and turned to fiction. She wrote murder mysteries set in the world of baseball and enjoyed considerable success. Sportsworld is now replete with women in all capacities and for that we owe a debt to Alison Gordon.

Reporter Drops Lawsuit Against Rob Ford

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 02.17.2014 | Media

TORONTO (AP) — A Toronto Star reporter dropped his defamation lawsuit against Toronto Mayor Rob Ford on Wednesday after Ford issued a more expansive...

Man Proposes With Custom-Made Word Puzzle

Posted 05.14.2013 | Weddings

One Canadian woman had to put her puzzle-solving skills to the test in order to get her marriage proposal. Canadian IT worker James Dunn proposed ...

Government Study REQUIRED Women To Smoke Pot Every Day

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.23.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

In 1972, 10 Canadian women were brought together to live under one roof and smoke pot every day, all part of a million-dollar program funded by the go...

Market for U.S. Horse Meat Plunges in Wake of Burger-Gate

Vickery Eckhoff | Posted 06.05.2013 | Green
Vickery Eckhoff

Five states looking to snag millions of U.S. taxpayer dollars to inspect horse meat plants may want to rethink their plans in light of a precipitous drop in demand.

Are Bloggers Real Journalists? Robin Givhan Doesn't Think So

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.08.2012 | Black Voices

Fashion's top editors like Cathy Horyn of the The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune's Suzy Menkes, Teri Agins from The Wall Street Jour...

Jason Linkins

College Student Doesn't Get A Bad Example

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.14.2011 | Media

Attention is being paid to a story out of Toronto on Wednesday involving a York University professor who's having to fend off accusations of anti-Semi...

Critics Can't Resist The Green Hornet's "Sting"

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

It's the headline that critics couldn't stay away from. Seth Rogen's new film, The Green Hornet, lends itself so well to an easy and effective pun tha...

Enough Hypocrisy: WikiLeaks Is Filling a Vacuum

Maher Arar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Maher Arar

Instead of blaming WikiLeaks, governments should blame themselves. The solution is more transparency on their party. Only then will WikiLeaks be deprived of its audience.

Pentagon Bans Four Reporters From Military Tribunals At Gitmo

McClatchy | Nancy A. Youssef | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon Thursday banned four reporters, including one from McClatchy Newspapers, from covering future military commissions at Guant...

Homeless And Pregnant: Toronto Program Aims To Educate Homeless Women

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Over 300 women give birth in Toronto each year, and a team of five women, called the Homeless At-Risk Prenatal Program (HARP), have the job of caring ...

A New Way to Think About New Media: Arianna Huffington Talks to Toronto

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marissa Bronfman

Why would The Toronto Star newspaper be funding Arianna Huffington's talk during Toronto Advertising Week; hadn't she effectively killed newspapers with The Huffington Post?

A Look At Michael Jackson's New Poem 'Planet Earth'

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

The newly released Michael Jackson album This It It, a twenty track, two-CD set accompanying the release of the movie of the same name, features one of Jackson's poems, called "Planet Earth."

Toronto Fashion Week: Fun Fashion and Glamorous Garb Rules the Runway

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Marissa Bronfman

Friday arrived far too soon but featured some wonderfully creative creations and the Dare to Wear Love show wrapped up the week with a blowout show that proved fashion and philanthropy are just as beautiful, glamorous and meaningful as ever.

Toronto Star Offers Buyouts, Launches Massive Restructuring

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

TORONTO — Canada's largest circulation daily has launched what its publisher said will likely be the biggest restructuring in the newspaper's hi...

Celebrating The Storytellers: 5 Articles About New Radicals

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Michelle and Tal offered me their cottage for a week this summer. Prime time on a northern lake. How could I say no? One morning I slipped down to th...

Canadian Media, Pols Fed Up With GOP's Lies About Its Health-Care System

Bill Mann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Mann

Some Canadian politicians, Canada's press, and my Canadian friends are not amused by the GOP's predictable attacks, distortions, and outright lies about Canada's popular, government-run health system.

Remembering My Battle Against Fundamentalists

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Our biggest accomplishment was standing up for those torn down by the TV evangelists.

Chicago Sun-Times Editor Michael Cooke Resigns To Return To Canada

Chicago Tribune | Phil Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Sun-Times Editor Michael Cooke told staff today he is leaving the paper at the end of this month, a day after former newsroom colleague John B...