by Shane Edwards | Apr 12th 9:10 am
Roy Brown is credited with shooting down the infamous “Red Baron” during World War I (an act that is said to have shortened the conflict.) He was born at Carleton Place, Ontario, on December 23 1893
by Wayne Chan | May 3rd 11:55 am
My daily commute is like a small gear of mechanical time, of epicycles upon epicycles, where days turn to months and to years, and the seasons cycle through. The rhythms of time are constant, but the changes they bring are not.
by george ilsley | May 3rd 1:44 pm
The neighborhood of Broma in Vancouver (around Broadway and Main) used to have salmon streams and a temperate rainforest. Now it has hipsters.
by Brendan Harrison | Apr 12th 12:54 pm
When white supremacists moved into my neighbourhood, I was forced to reconsider what community meant to me.
by Monica Meneghetti | May 2nd 11:45 pm
Queer Banffites come in every stripe but, like other wildlife, most of us are well-camouflaged.
by Christin Geall | May 3rd 10:16 pm
In my neighborhood, houses float out to sea. They’re jacked up from their foundations, lifted onto trucks, and barged away.
by Kate McDonnell | Apr 29th 9:08 am
A Montrealer by birth, Péloquin came to live in Villeray five years ago, and he saw its potential. Old businesses were folding, opening up promising storefront space for new enterprises.
by Kate McDonnell | Apr 22nd 10:47 am
Everyone wants a piece of Jarry Park, which borders Villeray and Park Extension.
by Kate McDonnell | Apr 15th 11:04 am
Claudia's family history is a microcosm of the Canadian immigrant experience. Her grandparents were born in Italy but her father, born in Canada, drinks his coffee at Tim Horton's. Claudia's mother wasn't Italian, but she grew up a few blocks away. Although from a Syrian background, she learned to cook Italian style.
by Kate McDonnell | Apr 8th 4:20 pm
Rue de Castelnau is dotted with old businesses like Donat, the hat-blocking and shoe-shine shop, but new ventures keep springing up.
by Kate McDonnell | Apr 2nd 2:43 pm
Tendrils from trendier parts of town have put down roots here: the street acquired a Frite Alors and a branch of the Plateau sushi resto Ginger replaced the burger joint and the upholstery shop with a high-design restaurant that resolutely turns its back on the street.