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Economy, Sports

Formula 1 2020 Canadian Grand Prix cancelled 

Octane Racing Group, the promoters of the Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix, announced on Friday that the Canadian race has been removed from Formula 1’s 2020 calendar. ‘’Though it is disappointing and difficult for us to face this conclusion it »

Arts & Entertainment, International

F1: Another Canadian to enter the top echelon of racing

Since the heyday of superstar driver Gilles Villeneuve in the 70’s and 80’s, and later his son Jacques who left racing in 2006, Canada had been absent from Formula 1. Canada’s Lance Stroll arrived in 2017, signing with the Williams »

Arts & Entertainment, International

The circus is in town! Parties, speed and noise as the F1 comes to Canada

The world has come to Montreal this week in the form of the Formula-1 Grand Prix, to be held this weekend on the Gilles Villeneuve track. Some streets in downtown Montreal are already closed to traffic to allow for pre-race »

Arts & Entertainment, International, Society

It’s winter in Canada- that means snowmobile racing

What do you call a moto-cross event on snow with snowmobiles? Why “Snowcross” of course , and seeing as how Canada invented snowmobiles what better place to have an international competition? The city of Timmins in northern Ontario, about 700 »

Arts & Entertainment, International, Society

Indy-car racing: The big event in the big city

While Montreal has the Formula One racing event which attracts vast crowds to that city every year, Toronto is the place to be this weekend for car racing fans. The Toronto Honda-Indy race takes place this weekend in Canada’s biggest city »

International, Internet, Science & Technology

A Canadian driver at the Daytona 500

Stock car racing is huge in the U.S. and arguably the biggest event of the season, is the Daytona 500, which attracts literally millions of fans and viewers each year. In 2006 the event listed 20 million television viewers D.J. »

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The sport of Cowboy Mounted Shooting:Christa Paterson

It’s fast, loud, challenging to do, and exciting to watch; it’s the relatively new sport of “cowboy mounted shooting”. You have to know how to ride a horse, and be a good shot, with good reflexes. This is something you »

Arts & Entertainment, International, Society

The FI circus comes to Canada- crowds, money, and prostitution

Some sex trade workers and activists say that when the F1 Grand Prix comes to town, the demand for sex workers goes up, a lot. Many of the activist groups denounce the race for the increase in prostitution and human »

Arts & Entertainment, International, Society

International car racing event coming to the street in Canada

The speed, the skill, the whirr of engines…Whirr? World renowned for it exciting Formula 1 races, Montreal will be the site of a new type of racing,  Formula-E, for electric. Car racing fans who know the sound of a screaming »

International, Society

Canadian to race Formula 1

He’s young and he’s hot, and now it’s official, Lance Stroll who just turned 18 in October, has signed to race Formula 1 in 2017. After a stunning season in Formula 3, it was announced today that the young Canadian »