The Return of The Casual Fan

No face paint needed

Rahman Mohamed

Today Canada is playing football and Toronto is playing baseball with USA.  They’re both playing soccer instead of practicing for the Men’s FIFA World Cup (football).  Neither can deny that in a while since school has started the popular sports seasons will start (especially since there are predictions of more snow not colder winter in most of Canada).  It means that the season of “the fan” is returning, what makes you cool not keeps you cool; the fan is a possible term for the one who did stay home but got tiered of reruns so checked out a game.

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More Money for Government and Tax Payer: What Cake to Cut?

Job or earning; what’s more important?
Rahman Mohamed

Known across Canada: Ontario Premier Doug Ford.  Less than 1 month after being elected he’s been said to be moving Ontario backwards.  He’s been called a dictator by NDP Leader, MPP Andrea Horwath, leader of the opposition.  Actions of his government include ending the 3-month York University strike and elimination of Cap and Trade of Carbon pollution implemented by the previous government.  Premier Ford has been strongly criticised for removing the Ontario Sex Ed curriculum, changing what was to be taught in September 2018 for what was taught in 1998.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau changes to the federal Carbon Tax on July 7 reduces payments on Carbon pollution in companies of different sizes in various industries.  Premier Ford then announced it was taking the federal government to court based on constitutional violation.  Leader of the Green Party, MPP Mike Schreiner says government is interested in spending time in court than saving tax payers’ money and bettering the environment.

Are there unexplored ways governments can save money?

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Canadian Wolves Set to Enter Europe in 2017


Toronto flying across the Atlantic just to play rugby

Rahman Mohamed

toronto-wolfpack-logoToday the top news in Canada: Toronto FC in the MLS final, the first time a Canadian team has won the Eastern Final and will play in the Championship.  It’s a fact.  There are rumours that Montreal will be re-entering the MLB and Vancouver is set to re-join NBA.  Today Toronto is the only Canadian city with a team in MLB, NBA, NHL, and MLS; next year there’s going to be another Toronto: Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors, Toronto Blue Jays and Toronto FC will be sitting next to Toronto Wolfpack, the first transatlantic sports team, aka the first sports team that crosses the Atlantic just to play in a league – the RFL (Rugby Football League).

Just south of Queen St, between Bay St. and Dufferin St, Lamport Stadium, The Den, will join BMO Field, Air Canada Centre and Roger’s Centre as home ground for a Toronto team.  Rugby is in the vocabulary of many Torontonians but what’s missing?  The Laws

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