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Land Has Stories, We Have Choices

Land Has Stories, We Have Choices

For the past twenty years Sally Miller has worked in, researched and taught about alternative food in Canada and the U.S. Mostly recently she's spent her days interviewing farmers across Ontario. The news isn't good. As she writes in her new book Belongings: The Fight...

Steampunk at Fan Expo Canada

Steampunk at Fan Expo Canada

Steampunk is a shapeshifter. A sub-genre of science fiction, it can wrap itself around any genre form of fandom you can name. Steampunk Batman? No problem. Steampunk Harry Potter? Yep. Steampunk Pride and Prejudice? Done that. Steampunk imagines a world where...

The Lure of Lavender

The Lure of Lavender

Ian Baird has no reason to be blue. The hot, dry summer which has plagued home gardeners and farmers across Ontario has been a welcome zephyr to the owner of the Terre Bleu Lavender Farm near Milton, Ontario. That's because lavender, a Mediterranean plant, loves to be...

The Cycle of Life

The Cycle of Life

Yvonne Bambrick has been on a bike since she was a baby. On the back of her father's bike, a few decades back. But now she gets around Toronto under her own steam, and in her own words. Bambrick is the author of the Urban Cycling Survival Guide. It's an introduction...

The Hive Mind of Anthony Pasto

Anthony Pasto considers himself just a sales and marketing guy. In a former life Pasto ran a ball hockey league with a 100 staff members. These days his colleagues, almost all female, number in the millions - working away in 100 hives scattered across Southern...

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