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  • Businesses sell green to make green

    Businesses sell green to make green

    The sky was blue. The streets were green. As bars opened their doors, Londoners filled the pubs to partake in some St. Patrick’s Day traditions. But one of those traditions you can see from the street, rather than the bar. The fashion show runway of St. Patrick’s Day outfits. From shamrock stockings to leprechaun hats, […]

  • Cafés find board games their cup of tea

    Cafés find board games their cup of tea

    Jenny Mayer and Jessica Cooper stare at a chestnut-brown chess board, planning out their next move. Mayer sits by the window, quietly sipping a cup of orange pekoe tea as traffic outside on Dundas Street rumbles by. For these two friends, The Cardboard Café offers a reason to leave the house. “It’s nice to get out and […]

  • Health officials send in the clowns

    Health officials send in the clowns

    Tim Cunningham is currently under quarantine. Having just come back from working in an Ebola care centre in Sierra Leone, he’s adhering to New York City policy and serving a mandatory 21-day quarantine, imposed on health workers who return home and show no symptoms of the disease. “I’ve got nothing but time,” he says with […]

  • The life of a cadaver

    The life of a cadaver

    When the phone next to her bed rang at 2:30 a.m., some part of Joan Johnston already knew the news would not be good — her husband was never coming home. She was asleep when the call came on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009. She picked up after two or three rings to the unfamiliar voice […]