Germans and Indians

May 26, 2010 by  
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Norbert Ruebsaat files a remarkable report on what it’s like to be German amongst the aboriginal and other native peoples on Canada’s West Coast.

The Silly Season comes to Toronto in January

February 1, 2010 by  
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Wally Hourback thinks Toronto has lost its mind, on several fronts

The Northern Name Game

June 11, 2009 by  
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Max Fawcett discovers that up north, names aren’t ever what they seem to be.

Letter from Berlin: The Twilight of the Gods

April 27, 2009 by  
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Berlin goes to the polls to vote on religion versus ethics.

The Life and Death of a Great Toronto Neighbourhood

July 28, 2008 by  
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Max Fawcett explores the worrisome decline of the Annex.

David Miller’s Shame

April 29, 2008 by  
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Brian Fawcett tries to figure out what's getting so egregiously stinky in David Miller's supposedly sane, sensitive and social democratic Toronto

Finding Julia: A March Report on the Neighbourhood

March 6, 2007 by  
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Brian Fawcett has wandered down the street again, and offers a darkened sense of how the Bloor Street area where Dooney Cafe sits is evolving. And at Costco, he solves a local mystery.

Hark, the Herald Angels Sing: Welcome to Post-Gay

December 21, 2006 by  
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You may have already forgotten Canada’s let’s-hope-it’s-final debate about same-sex marriage and other affections. It happened way back when, a couple of weeks ago, or in the media’s amnesiac timeline, in a previous lifetime. Here’s what nobody bothered to say about it. 

Report on the Neighbourhood, October 2006

September 25, 2006 by  
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Brian Fawcett files a report on what’s going on in the area around Dooney’s Cafe, and offers a few ideas about what it all means

Concrete Blues

April 14, 2005 by  
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Brian Fawcett questions the logic of a sidewalk improvement program along Toronto’s College Street.

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