While the block around the tiny shop is seeing a mass exodus in preparation for Mirvish Village, a massive development that will include four rental-unit towers and a public market, the owners say they'll continue peddling their eclectic wares as the buildings come down around them.
When Mazen Khalaf’s customers at the gas station where he works didn’t have enough to cover their bills, it would have been easy for him to tell them to figure out a solution. Instead, he paid for them, “Because somebody helped me (come to Canada).”
Video of the meeting shows that teacher Deshia Hargrave addressed the superintendent directly after raising her hand to speak and being recognized. Moments after she followed orders to leave the meeting, she was on the hallway floor with her hands behind her back, being handcuffed.
Some business people persist in seeing what they want to see, without seeing the other side. The result is bitter polemics about rising costs, and dire projections about losing jobs, writes Martin Regg Cohn.
Meanwhile, organizers defended the decision to invite Maria Sharapova to appear as the representative for the women’s draw, saying the Russian had served her suspension and was there as a former champion.
Army files challenge claiming it has used the Golden Knights nickname since the late 1960s and owns “common law rights” for the colour schemes. Team owner Bill Foley is a West Point grad and counters that the similarities have caused no confusion.