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University of Toronto’s abridged history [Repost]

Long desired by the first Upper Canada Lieutenant-Governor John Graves Simcoe to combat American republicanism, when the University of Toronto was finally founded on March 25, 1827 with King George…..

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Abridged history of the Niagara falls [Repost]

Situated at the southern end of the Niagara Gorge the three waterfalls – Horseshoe Falls, the American Falls, and the Bridal Veil Falls – that form Niagara Falls straddles the…..

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UNESCO Listing: More harm than good? [Repost]

Recently I wrote about how the UNESCO’s World Heritage program is intended to protect those sites singled out as cultural and natural treasures. Having come across this recent report Aljazeera…..

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Gaming in a Refugee’s Shoes [Repost]

SBS – a network in Australia – aired a three-day television “event” called ‘Go Back To Where You Came From’.  It followed “…six ordinary Australians who agree to challenge their…..