Monthly Archives: July 2013

Canada’s “first School of Government” to call the University of Ottawa home

The Ottawa Citizen explores how the idea will be turned into reality. “Our intention is that the School will occupy a unique place in the Canadian academic firmament, contributing to both teaching and scholarship in ways that will be unmatched,” … Continue reading

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Big changes at the Prague Post

Czech Radio examines what has happened to the two-decade-old English-language newspaper. After 22 years, the Czech capital’s main English language newspaper, The Prague Post, has disappeared for good from the city’s newsstands. Following publication last Wednesday, the weekly’s publisher announced … Continue reading

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Is Hillary “Ready For Hillary”?

Let me get Debbie Downer out of the way right now — if you read that headline and think this blog post is going to be verbal vitriol thrown at Hillary Clinton, then you are going to be deeply disappointed. … Continue reading

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Canada’s wireless spectrum arguments heat up

Over the past few days, the Canadian wireless companies have gone on a public relations blitz trying to convince the public and the federal government in Ottawa that proposed rules changes will benefit an American company. The latest effort to … Continue reading

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The children, snuggled and warm in their beds. The doors, secure and locked. The windows, too. Outside, the world. Inside, everything in its place. From order, disorder. Unseen.

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Toronto is one of five top urban centers for walkers

Here is the list.

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Perhaps the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim’s owner should have paid more attention to the New York Yankees?

The New York Times takes a look at how the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim rolled the proverbial dice, and appear to have lost. Big. Arte Moreno basked in the spotlight of his own making at Angel Stadium in December … Continue reading

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