What's In A Stadium Name?

David Martin | Posted 08.30.2016 | Canada Living
David Martin

Call me old-fashioned, but I like my baseball stadiums named after the team that plays there or, at the very least, the owner or former owner of the team. Today a stadium name isn't just a name; it's a cash cow that team owners regularly milk to enhance the bottom line. No longer can you tell from a stadium's name which team claims it as their home field. (I'm looking at you, Ottawa Senators.)

Curio Collection Piques The Curiosity

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 07.15.2016 | Canada Travel
Tiffany Leigh

Curio Collection - a new string of boutique hotels, aims to change stigmas held against hotels and alter perceptions that it only offers cuisine that has been subject to forms of industrialization.

5 Midwest Destinations For Summer Fun

DiscountMyFlights.ca | Posted 05.18.2017 | Canada Travel

Many travelers assume all summer getaways should be extravagant excursions to Europe or cross-country road trips. However, America's Midwest region is one of the most affordable, scenic and uncrowded for summer escapes. Even better, the area is loaded with happening cities, picturesque natural wonders and everything you need to make memories during the summer travel season.

Player's Homophobic Slur Isn't The Only Blackhawks Offence

Brad Gallant | Posted 04.28.2017 | Canada
Brad Gallant

What Chris Hine, a gay sportswriter for the Chicago Tribune, fails to realize is that he is horrified by a slur against his sexual orientation while celebrating and profiting from a slur against another ethnic group. Like the NHL, he has said that all slurs are unacceptable in public life, except for those against native Americans.

What Rent Costs In The Biggest Canadian And U.S. Cities

The RentSeeker.ca Team | Posted 04.07.2017 | Canada Business
The RentSeeker.ca Team

With housing prices on the rise in both Canada and the United States, the next few years will be very interesting for those who are in or thinking about entering the real estate market. Traditionally the real estate market in Canada and the United States has moved in similar directions, but in recent years, the situation has changed.

8 New Reasons to Visit Chicago

Vitamin Daily | Posted 09.23.2016 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Iconic architecture, deep dish pizza and rich history aside, the currents of America's Windy City are changing constantly. We recently scoped out the newest openings, creative concepts and inventive menu items Chicago has to offer:

Canada Needs To Better Protect the Homeless During Heatwaves

Jino Distasio | Posted 07.23.2016 | Canada Politics
Jino Distasio

Governments of all levels across the country need to consider the mounting evidence for increasing climate variability and create actionable plans for vulnerable persons to ensure that those most likely to be adversely effected by extreme weather events are protected with the right supports. This must start with ending homelessness for as many Canadians as possible and closing the widening income gap that pushes far too many into poor quality housing.

Ferris Bueller Took His Famous Day Off 30 Years Ago

Posted 06.05.2015 | Canada Living

It's been 30 years since Ferris Bueller took his famous day off. How do we know? Baseball analytics web site Baseball Prospectus analyzed the scene...

Get Your Kicks on Bicycle Route 66

Bryen Dunn | Posted 05.09.2015 | Canada Travel
Bryen Dunn

Most know the history behind the iconic Route 66 highway that runs across the USA. Now Adventure Cycling's 2,493-mile bicycle route will revitalize the "Main Street of America" -- this time with travelling cyclists.

Where To Eat, Stay and Play in Chicago

Theresa Albert | Posted 01.13.2015 | Canada Travel
Theresa Albert

The exploration of Chicago requires a good pair of shoes and a good few days a couple of times a year, ideally. On the weekend that I visited, I had ...

Toronto Transit Solutions No One Is Talking About

Jon Packer | Posted 11.29.2014 | Canada Living
Jon Packer

Public transit alone will not solve our congestion problems or improve the health of our cities. Here then is a selection of transit solutions NOT making headlines in Toronto's municipal elections.

What Made Visiting Alinea Restaurant Taught Me About Business

Andy Nulman | Posted 10.25.2014 | Canada Business
Andy Nulman

I'm no foodie, but a 35 year business career has taken me to some of the finest food emporiums all over the globe. Nothing has even come close to the epicurean delight I experienced at chef Grant Achatz's majestic Alinea. It didn't merely shatter expectations for a restaurant, it was one of my great life experiences, period.

More Violence -- Over 22-Cent Soda Tax

Candace Plattor | Posted 06.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Candace Plattor

This horrible violence is bound to happen again, somewhere else, today or tomorrow, maybe in my neighborhood or yours -- how can any of us think it won't?

Canadian Musician Loses Guitar, Finds Thousands Of Friends

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

In just a weekend, B.C. blues musician Harry Manx went through the despair of having his unique Indian guitar stolen from an airport baggage carousel,...

Seven Ways to Tame Your Travel Bug

Talia Ricci | Posted 11.18.2013 | Canada Travel
Talia Ricci

What does a young woman with itchy feet do to tame this travel bug for the next year or so? I have thought of some solutions that have tamed my travel bug the past six months that could maybe help others in similar situations.

Win A Chance To See Of Monsters And Men In Chicago

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Music

UPDATED: This contest is now closed. Thanks for entering! We've has been in favour Of Monsters And Men ever since the Icelandic six-piece landed in...

The Bipolar Canucks vs The Heroic Blackhawks

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 05.03.2013 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

It doesn't really matter what happens or how the standings change. For the foreseeable future, the Vancouver Canucks and Chicago Blackhawks are semi-p...

How Walkable Is Your City?

Jon Packer | Posted 04.22.2013 | Canada Living
Jon Packer

Two recent reports rate Vancouver as Canada's most walkable city among a ranking of the world's top ten that also included Florence, Paris and Dubrovnik, Croatia. All great cities, but what is the definition of walkable and how does it contribute to the city experience?

Why City Branding Needs More Cliches

Andy Nulman | Posted 02.10.2013 | Canada Business
Andy Nulman

You can fight common cliches, but where's the win? Saying Montreal's NOT about winter or greasy, calorie-packed, high-cholesterol food? The win is in the convincing otherwise, and the art of convincing rarely comes from the negative or exclusionary "This is what we're NOT"; it comes from the "This is what we ARE."

The Woman Who Started a Travelling Supper Club

Shannon Skinner | Posted 10.29.2012 | Canada Living
Shannon Skinner

2012-06-18-ShannonSkinner.jpg After a fateful trip to Paris, Ackerman was inspired to turn her love of travel, food, art and culture into a business. So she launched Butter and Egg Road, a travel-inspired private members' club that brings together an international community of like-minded people to share their love of food, art and culture during weekend social events in different cities across North America.

Hotels with Unique Concierge Services

Huffington Post Canada | Ilona Biro | Posted 06.07.2012 | Canada Travel

When we travel we seek out unique experiences that will stay with us long after we've arrived back home. As beacons for their destinations, hotels...

NATO Set To Wrap With Outline For Afghan Mission

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.20.2012 | Canada Politics

CHICAGO - The time has come to finally close the door on more than a decade of Canadian military involvement in Afghanistan, the prime minister said M...

Don't Just Throw Those Human Organs Away

CP | Lindsey Tanner, The Associated Press | Posted 06.25.2012 | Canada

CHICAGO - It turns out you can recycle just about anything these days — even kidneys and other organs donated for transplants.Recently in Chicago, i...

Canadian Charged In Mumbai Attacks 'Playing On The Same Team' As Terrorist: Prosecutors

ca.news.yahoo.com | Posted 08.07.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- CHICAGO - A Canadian charged in the deadly 2008 Mumbai attacks was "playing on the same team" as an admitted terrorist who helpe...