Author Archive | Ben Fraser

Jude McHugh calls the public letterbox an “endangered species.”

Canada Post not delivering for letter carriers

The end of door-to-door Canada Post delivery isn’t the only thing that’s having an effect on letter carriers. Jude McHugh, who has worked at Canada Post for 20 years, describes the effect that other changes begun two years ago have had on letter carriers as “life-altering” and “drastic.” And she doesn’t like the way things […]

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Inuit art shows curlers who are ready to rock at Museum London.

Inuit art with a modern twist

From Washington, D.C., to London, England to Museum London here in the Forest City, Inuit Ullumi: Inuit Today is both well-received and well-travelled, but will soon be on the move again. The exhibition – which focuses on contemporary Inuit art – will be leaving London, Ont., later this month. Inuit Ullumi has been on display at Museum […]

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Korean Leauge Stadium

Road trip: Baseball life far from home

The grass is just as green. The fans are just as loud. The beer is just as cold. But after that the differences start to become more apparent: spicy rice cakes and dried squid are the snacks of choice, the ball is slightly smaller and every Monday is an off-day. Welcome to the Korean Baseball […]

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Norma Tamayo from Mexico

Visa rules keep sisters apart

Two sisters – one in Canada and one in Mexico – have been apart for seven years, but won’t see each other any time soon. Since 2009, Mexicans have needed a visa to visit Canada. During a recent summit, Prime Minister Stephen Harper was asked by Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto to remove the visa […]

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