Business owners with shops at the corner of Regent and Queen streets say sales have plummeted due to extended construction and the removal of street parking.
As might be the case with others reading this blog post, I am familiar with Alfred Munnings (1878-1959) because of the artist’s infamous diatribe against modern art in 1949. During a dinner at the Royal Academy (of which he was the President), Munnings derided the work of modern artists like Pablo Picasso, lamenting the taste […]
During the summer of 1915, Churchill’s spirits were at their lowest ebb in the aftermath of the disastrous troop landings in the Dardanelles at Gallipoli. There were large losses of life, and the British and imperial forces were eventually compelled to withdraw. As the most ardent advocate of what became this doomed operation, Churchill bore […]
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Sharing a golf course update to provide reassurance that nothing has changed. On the contrary, a lot of great work is happening to oppose this development.
I have always been interested in hand made individually crafted designs and brands produced locally in the UK. Over the last few months I have become familiar with quite a few really interesting UK brands that I would like to start introducing to you on my blog. London Design Fair was a really good place […]
In the ongoing struggle to balance overflowing suburban schools with declining enrolment in the inner city, the Calgary Board of Education will start construction this month on three elementaries along the city’s edges and a high school modernization closer to the core. Three K-4 schools will be built over the next year in the communities […]
A massive winter storm that walloped southern Ontario this week moved through Quebec and the Maritimes Wednesday, closing schools, restricting travel and shuttering many businesses and offices for the day. Few areas were spared as activities across much of eastern Canada were disrupted, from the Dennis Oland murder trial to outdoor events at Quebec City’s […]
Facebook inevitably has changed and shaped our lives, the way we communicate, interact and in a way, has shaped how we think. Facebook without a doubt “made the world smaller, connecting people with friends and family in ways that weren’t possible before” (VOX). I feel that Facebook, now has become a company which has changed […]
Athletes from across the province will convene in Calgary this weekend for the Special Olympics Alberta Winter Games, which launch with an opening ceremony Friday evening. More than 700 athletes from Alberta, Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories will be in the city from Friday to Sunday to participate in what Special Olympics Alberta says is […]
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