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20. African Holy Cross gym, 280 Dubuc St. FOOD: The menu alone is truly an education. Much-appreciated large photos and descriptions of ingredients help with decisions on the way to the food line. Platters representing different regions — the Sahara, the Kalahari, the African — range from $7 Read More

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Sweaty, BUT SAFE

I am delighted to report, thanks to new security procedures, Canadian air travellers have nothing to fear from overweight, middle-aged terrorists who perspire like Mike Tyson at a Grade 3 spelling bee. I made this damp discovery after being subjected to an intense level of scrutiny from Read More

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My wife is not racist: Steeves

Amid hecklers and a throng of media, mayoral candidate Gord Steeves made clear Tuesday that he is standing by his wife. After four days of silence following the revelation of his wife’s racist Facebook comments, Steeves finally addressed the controversial posts. “My wife apologized… She Read More

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Duck-and-run strategy is far from mayoral

As Gord Steeves left Bonnycastle Park on Tuesday, an aboriginal man in a smart grey business suit approached him and asked for a chance to talk. The man, Kevin Hart, chairman of the Circle of Life Thunderbird House, had been watching Steeves respond to the controversy over Steeves’ wife Lorrie’s […]

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Handling of Steeves controversy bizarre

From the bizarre to the absurd and then, finally, the incredibly awkward. Mayoral candidate Gord Steeves, soundly roasted in the media for a Facebook post his wife made four years ago, finally faced the media. Four days ago, it was learned his wife, Lorrie, had posted an angry rant against… […]

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Lori Douglas’s judicial inquiry to resume

New dates have been set to restart the judicial inquiry looking at the conduct of Manitoba judge Lori Douglas. The Canadian Judicial Council announced this afternoon public hearings are set to begin again Nov. 24 in Winnipeg. Two weeks have been set aside for the hearings at the moment. Douglas… […]

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