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February 8, 2018 – 3:07 pm | Edit Post

Montreal is the laughing stock of North America when it comes to infrastructure management. Specifically, a legacy of corruption, short-sighted planning, and the sheer incompetence of its political leadership have hobbled one of the largest cities on the continent when it comes to managing traffic and attracting international investment. To this we can now add the hubris of newly-elected Montreal mayor Valerie Plante and Plateau-Mont-Royal borough mayor Luc Ferrandez in deciding to close Mount Royal to automobile traffic in the spring of 2018.

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Madonna’s Music – 10 Years Later

July 5, 2010 – 8:19 pm | Edit Post

One of the most oft-used clichés associated with Madonna’s prodigious musical output has been the declaration that she is a ‘cultural chameleon’ who is capable of morphing her own sound to mimic and match the popular trends emerging around her.

Outkast’s Stankonia – 10 Years Later

April 16, 2010 – 9:28 am | Edit Post

It was the year 2000 – Halloween, to be precise – and the world of hip hop was at a turning point.

Two Decades Of Sloan Draws Near

December 18, 2009 – 9:54 pm | Edit Post

Earlier this month I had the opportunity to renew my vows with the Canadian phenomenon known as Sloan. Sloan is a band originally hailing from the province of Nova Scotia, and they also happen to be the group I have seen the most often live – I am verging on my seventh or eighth Sloan concert.