Phone It Forward Logo

This Christmas, Phone It Forward

As 2019 winds to an end, phone plans turn over, new devices are purchased, and the spirit of giving fills the air, the Canadian National Institute for the Blind is on a mission with its Phone It Forward program. The Phone It Forward program is a game-changing program that accepts any modern smartphone to help …

Continue reading "This Christmas, Phone It Forward"

Fighting Doug Ford’s budget cuts to Ontario libraries

By processing large volumes of loan requests, providing expedited delivery services and obtaining significant postal-rate discounts, SOLS and OLSN exemplify efficiency through co-operation. Recreating these services locally will duplicate effort and magnify costs. Source: Fighting Doug Ford’s budget cuts to Ontario libraries

Continue reading "Fighting Doug Ford’s budget cuts to Ontario libraries"
Sean Hurley

Give your garden time, not money

Is something terrible happening to your favourite shrub? Did you make a garden bed last year and everything died? Is your rock-hard soil growing a bumper crop of weeds? It’s natural for keen gardeners to tackle problems head-on. We want to fix them fast before they get any worse. And, like helicopter parents, we want …

Continue reading "Give your garden time, not money"

Stardew Valley: an informal review from your friendly neighbourhood farmer

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [sam_pro id=1_7 codes=”true”] Stardew Valley is a farming simulator inspired mainly by the Harvest Moon series. If you’ve played any Harvest Moon or even Rune Factory game, you’ll probably know what to expect here. Stardew Valley has achieved incredible success and has a huge fan base. It’s a wholesome, fun way to spend your …

Continue reading "Stardew Valley: an informal review from your friendly neighbourhood farmer"

Now a theatre near you

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]One can’t appreciate the genius of Stanley Kubrick on the small screen. His films are larger than life and so must be the presentation. On the silver screen, Kubrick’s films are a captivating and absorbing experience so it is terrific for Kubrick fans that the Playhouse Cinema on Sherman Street North is currently hosting a …

Continue reading "Now a theatre near you"

Why Cities, Not Individuals, Should Clear Snow From Sidewalks

Most U.S. cities leave the responsibility of sidewalk snow removal to homeowners, landlords, and businesses. The result: endangered pedestrians. Source: Why Cities, Not Individuals, Should Clear Snow From Sidewalks

Continue reading "Why Cities, Not Individuals, Should Clear Snow From Sidewalks"