Blackburn: I’m Not ‘Writing Off’ Sport

Blackburn: I’m Not ‘Writing Off’ Sport

I know about being depicted on a book cover. I have seen it. I have done it, too. I have, as best I can tell, checked out a large chunk of that initial and…

Toronto's gifted artists are worse than useless

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Toronto’s gifted artists are worse than useless

There’s a gaggle of City Hall artists who contribute to every little whim and whimsy of Toronto life. They call themselves the Toronto Arts Committee and engage in an unfettered but very necessary practice…

Ten years and we still need more women golfers |

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Ten years and we still need more women golfers |

Fore! Is that you? How has golf caught so many more strokes in the space of a decade? With your armana filled with lightning fluffs and occasionally your left ankle caught in a tree…

Vaccine-preventable diseases must be prevented

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Vaccine-preventable diseases must be prevented

It is hard to imagine a worse litany than that of untreated vaccine-preventable diseases. Severe illness and death are the ripple effects of diseases such as childhood paralysis (see below), meningitis and HIV. In…

A costly step-by-step recreation of Picasso’s masterpiece

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A costly step-by-step recreation of Picasso’s masterpiece

NEW YORK—Art historian Ana Galeano Bustamante (aka Maggie Kwon), stumbled across another extraordinary work of art while cataloging her own work as an intern at Christie’s in 2016. She quickly realized, however, that the…

U.S. wants to put Julian Assange on trial in America

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U.S. wants to put Julian Assange on trial in America

Photo The United States is asking a British court to allow WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face espionage charges on U.S. soil, arguing in court papers that the U.K.’s revocation of his passport is…

OPINION: Wholesale Prices Plunge by Trillion Dollar

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OPINION: Wholesale Prices Plunge by Trillion Dollar

(Click here for text – it’s lengthy) Thanks to lower oil prices and a strong U.S. dollar, the wholesale price index is higher than at any time since 2014. According to the Bureau of…