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Pot speakers, hemp cars: Mark 4/20 with ganja-inspired tech

Pot speakers, hemp cars: Mark 4/20 with ganja-inspired tech

April 20 has turned into an unofficial celebration of all things marijuana. The tech world isn’t immune to the reefer madness, finding inspiration in hemp materials and high-tech…

Tech takes a toke with pot-inspired gadgets (pictures)

Tech takes a toke with pot-inspired gadgets (pictures)

Observe the unofficial 4/20 holiday with a series of tech items inspired by, made with, or dedicated to marijuana and hemp.…

Word on the street is.....................

Word on the Street

  Dangerous Drivers Word on the street is literally about the street this week. Drivers are annoyed about the inconsiderate drivers…

Word on the Street…

      Pesky Pets Word on the street is that barking dogs annoy longsuffering neighbours.  Well that’s no rumor!  That’s…

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Above & Beyond

Above & Beyond

I wanted to say a HUGE thank you to Lisa Thompson and the Canskate Instructors! My son loved his skating lessons and he has significantly improved!! Thank…

Above & Beyond

Thanks so much to Mikee’s Towing for coming to unlock my running vehicle which was low on fuel.  Also, thanks to Brianna Erhenholts for calling me to…

Editorial

Off The List, On The List: Innocent or Guilty – The new Catch-22 in Gun Classification

  By Curtis Brown In Canada, legally a person is presumed innocent until proven guilty of a crime. That presumption of innocence before guilt is the cornerstone…

How NSA practices are threatening our ability to live within the law

  By Heidi Loeppky   In North America, the notion of personal privacy has become an idealistic fantasy. The latest NSA reports credited to Edward Snowden lift…

Entertainment

Sons of Legend bringing the art of reality back to hip-hop

  By Curtis Brown They may be considered two newcomers in the varied world of Hip-Hop, but this force of two may just be strong enough to…

Letters

Letter Karlii Harvey

  Here we are in the beginning of a beautiful new year which, I think, means the same thing for all of us: a fresh start, new…

Business

Government of Canada provides financial support to Talk Is Free Theatre

Investing in Barrie’s Arts Sector…

Baird Denounces Cowardly Attacks at UN Camp in South Sudan

Canada condemns the killing of innocent civilians seeking refuge from violence at the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS) base.…

Sports

Coach’s Corner: ‘Open season’ on NHL stars

Coach’s Corner: ‘Open season’ on NHL stars

Don Cherry talked about Brandon Dubinsky’s work on Penguins captain Sidney Crosby, as well as how the Blackhawks “gave away” Game 2 to the Blues.…

Technology

Crave Ep. 156: Snoop Dogg soon to be all up in your Call of Duty game

Crave Ep. 156: Snoop Dogg soon to be all up in your Call of Duty game

This week on the Crave podcast, Snoop Dogg is coming to you via a DLC voice pack for Xbox Live, machine-carved ice cubes brim with design potential,…

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket carrying crucial cargo to ISS

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket carrying crucial cargo to ISS

After numerous delays, the space transport company sends its Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft into orbit to carry cargo to the International Space Station. Next up:…