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Canadian universities in world rankings

The Times Higher Education world university ranking has just released its 2019 analysis of almost 1,400 reserch intensive institutions in 92 countries. The analysis, independently audited by Price-Waterhouse, is based on “13 carefully calibrated performance indicators that measure an institution’s »

Economy, International, Internet, Science and Technology

Best banknote for 2018: The winner is…

The votes are in, and Canada’s $10 banknote is tops for 2018. The International Bank Note Society annually asks its members to vote on the best banknote of the year. This year Canada’s first “vertical” note came in as the »

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, International, Society

22 year old captures Canadian championship (whisky)

The ninth annual Canadian Whisky Awards are in, and this year topping the competition for he best Canadian whisky was 22 year old all-rye by Forty Creek Distillery located at Grimsby in the Niagara Peninsula in southern Ontario. The competition is »

Arts and Entertainment

Canada’s top whisky, 2018 awards

The eighth Canadian whisky awards are out, and  a C$165 brand is tops for 2018. JP Wiser’s 35 year old got top honours this year being described by the Chairman of the judges, Davin de Kergommeaux, as having, “An elegant »

Arts and Entertainment, Society

The “Juno Awards”- Canada’s biggest music event: Winners and..Bieber

 It was a huge week for Canadian music taking place in the western city of Calgary, Alberta, culminating in the weekend awards ceremony known as the Junos. The annual Juno awards for the best in Canadian music are named after »

Arts and Entertainment

Canada’s biggest music awards party this weekend

It’s the Juno Awards weekend in Canada. The 45th annual Juno weekend. This is the weekend when Canada’s music industry gets together to highlight the best in Canadian music. As part of the many events all week leading up to »

International, Society

The best universities in the world

The QS world university rankings came out this month, rating over 800 universities around the world. American and British universities topped the list with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in top spot in the world, followed by Harvard, and »