While Good Friday falls on April 2, 2010 and Easter Sunday is April 4th. Passover will start on Tuesday, the 30th of March and will continue for 7 days until Monday, the 5th of April., Easter is a Christian celebration of the Resurrection of Christ; celebrated on the Sunday following the first full moon after the vernal
Earth Hour Earth Hour 2010 takes place on Saturday March 27th at 8.30pm (local time) and the lights will be out for an hour somewhere in the world for that hour. Once again, famous and not so famous buildings along with landmarks and little known places will turn off their lights in contemplation of our
With NCAA (US college) basketball championship underway, March Madness has began. The NCAA Men’s Division 1 Basketball Championship is a single elimination tournament held each spring in the United States, featuring 65 college basketball teams, both conference champions and at-large selections. While The phrase “March Madness” was coined by Henry V. Porter in 1939 to
I was at a social event on Saturday night and overheard a conversation about someone looking for downtown Toronto office space. It did not take long for one of the people involved in the conversation to point me out and say … “you should talk to him, he blogs about office space Toronto”. So I
First there was the cola war between Coke and Pepsi, then there was the burger war of Wopper versus Big Mac, now its the coffee war of McDonalds versus Tim Hortons. Over the past few years, McDonalds has been stepping up their game when it comes to coffee in order to compete with Tim Hortons.
Today (8 March), is International Women’s Day a day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future all around the world. The first IWD was run in 1911. Next year marks the IWD Global Centenary 1911-2011 With International Women’s Day now an official holiday in countries like China, Armenia, Russia, Azerbaijan,
The 82nd Academy Awards were held Sunday night, but overnight ratings are not expected to be good. This is due in part to declining ratings in past years and the show running an hour past prime time. This is also due to the fact that people are losing interest in the show. These days there are
While it is not bicycle weather yet, unless you are one of the hard core cyclists that ride year round. It has been a long and cold winter, so with the warmer weather approaching, people are starting to think of getting out their bike and getting it ready for a spring tune up. Many others
In some ways this is the saddest blog I have to write, it is also one of the happiest. I am sad that it is over, yet so happy with the results of these Vancouver Olympic Games. Canada’s last gold medal of these Olympic Games was the one that most Canadian’s were waiting to see.
Until today only 2 other countries had won 13 gold medals at the winter Olympics, the only other countries to win 13 gold in a Winter Olympic Games were the Soviet Union in 1976 (Innsbruck, Austria) and Norway in 2002 (Salt Lake City, Utah). Today, Canada became the third. If Canada beats the USA in