Daily Archives: May 18, 2015

At the Market

by | May 18, 2015

In his article comparing outdoor markets and shopping malls, Stephen Henighan says The market is where I find my friends and feel my history and values reinforced; . . . among the people who surround me are agnostics, atheists, crystal-worshippers, lapsed Catholics and members of the United Church of Canada, but few practising Catholics, Jews,… Read more »

Victoria Day 2015

by | May 18, 2015

While Victoria Day is celebrated on the last Monday before May 25 in honour of Queen Victoria’s birthday, it is a very Canadian holiday: Victoria Day is also commonly referred to as the “May two-four weekend” or the “May long weekend” and it marks the unofficial start of the cottage season where cases of beer*… Read more »