Does this photo pop up when you think of Scarborough? New contest aims to change 'negative images'

Does this photo pop up when you think of Scarborough? New contest aims to change 'negative images'

Organizers of a new photography contest hope to change the negative imagery and stereotypes some associate with Scarborough, which they say have resurfaced because of a single picture.  Until recently, if you typed “Scarborough” into Google’s search engine, the top image result was of a collapsed home in the neighbourhood of Birch Cliff near Birchmount and Kingston roads. […]

Premier League on notice as U.K. government aims for return of sport in June

Premier League on notice as U.K. government aims for return of sport in June

LONDON—The path to the Premier League resuming was eased Monday by the government saying elite sports will be allowed to resume in England in June if there is no new spike in coronavirus infections. While spectators will not be allowed into stadiums for some time, the British government embracing the return of professional sports stands […]

This 31-year-old web specialist makes $70,000 a year. He says he’s lucky to have his job during COVID-19 and aims to use self-isolation to get his finances in order

This 31-year-old web specialist makes $70,000 a year. He says he’s lucky to have his job during COVID-19 and aims to use self-isolation to get his finances in order

Luckily for Hugh, during this time of COVID-19, he hasn’t been laid off. The 31-year-old SEO (search engine optimization) specialist, who is working from his North York home, makes $ 70,000 a year. He is hoping to use this time of self-reflection during social isolation to get his finances in order. Hugh has devised a […]

Giant floating boom aims to clean up Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Giant floating boom aims to clean up Great Pacific Garbage Patch

A giant trash collection device left San Francisco Saturday on its way to pick up plastic litter floating in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii. The 600-metre-long floating boom is bound for the Great Pacific Garbage Patch — an island of trash twice the size of Texas. The system was created by The Ocean […]

Hoops agent Leisa Washington aims to help women by representing men

Hoops agent Leisa Washington aims to help women by representing men

When Leisa Washington launched her sports agency, the MPP Sports Group, earlier this month, the Ajax resident envisioned the company helping create space for women in a male-dominated industry. But she doesn’t want women as clients. “There’s nothing worse than being underpaid,” says Leisa Washington, the first Canadian woman certified to represent both NBA and […]