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Woman robbed at Forty First St. and Lake Shore Blvd. West of prescription drugs with $10,000 street value

An Aug. 17, 2016 Toronto Star article is entitled: “Woman robbed of prescription drugs with $10,000 street value: Police say the 63-year-old was pushed by two assailants, who stole hundreds of painkillers and muscle relaxants.” The opening paragraphs read: Police are warning the public after two men allegedly pushed a 63-year-old woman to the ground and […]


Elton Crescent in Long Branch is named after J.O. Elton, reeve of Long Branch and brother of architect Gresely Elton

A May 12, 2016 Globe and Mail article is entitled: “Fewer listings in Toronto’s housing market make for a bitter spring.” The article includes a photo with the following caption: “This house at 5 Elton Cres., with an asking price of $1,559,800, has been transformed from a bungalow into two stories built around a central […]


Nicolas Hénin, author of Jihad Academy (2015), is featured in a Feb. 16, 2016 CBC The Current interview. Here is a link to the transcript.

Nicolas Hénin is author of Jihad Academy: A Former ISIS Hostage and Veteran Middle East Journalist Explores Misperceptions of Islamic State and Their Consequences (2015). A February 16, 2016 CBC The Current transcript of an interview with Hénin can be accessed here. The interview is of interest. If I recall correctly, I decided to borrow the book, from […]


The real problem with America’s inner cities: May 10, 2015 New York Times article

Many perspective lend themselves to the study of what are called “inner cities.” Among the perspectives is evidence-based research including ethnographic research by Alice Goffman, the daughter of Erving Goffman. Another perspective relates to evidence-based research about North American drug laws. A May 10, 2015 New York Times article is entitled:”The Real Problem With America’s Inner […]


Globe and Mail series: Risks are associated with too much consumerism; risks are associated with too little of it

I’ve explored two related concepts in a May 9, 2015 Twitter post, which can be represented as follows: Consumerism fuels runaway spending Consumers in debt stop consuming, economic collapse looms Risks are associated with too much consumerism (in the sense of the compulsion to buy the newest electronic gadgets, bigger houses, and pricier cars) That is, a […]


David Hulchanski’s “Three Cities Within Toronto” map closely matches the Oct. 27, 2014 ward by ward mayoral election results

David Hulchanski’s “Three Cities” map can be accessed here. An Oct. 27, 2014 CBC article that features a ward by ward map of the Oct. 27, 2014 mayoral electoral results can be accessed here. Updates, including Oct. 29, 2014 article by David Hulchanski An Oct. 29, 2014 Spacing article by David Hulchanski is entitled: “Toronto’s […]