WHAT GIVES, 2016?

Sorting out the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of 2016   T’was a mood-souring year, dubbed the worst here and there. It’s arguable as to when things in 2016 really got bad. As a music aficionado/child of the 80’s, 2016 started to sink with the death of David Bowie. It was sad to see …

Is Toronto Life Becoming Unattainable?

It’s not just home ownership Toronto has been named one of the hottest, most progressive, and most lucrative places to live in the world, offering great entertainment experiences, a fabulous mix of historic and modern architecture, employment opportunities, fancy living, and investment properties. Even Toronto’s musicians are on fire, furnishing Torontonian playlists with catchy rhythms, …

Disturbing Justice

Netflix’s Making a Murderer Brings Justice Issues to the Spotlight My fellow peers were right in recommending Making a Murderer as an engaging and compelling docu-drama narrowing in on our perceptions of administration of justice.  Netflix introduced the documentary in late 2015, just in time for law students to binge on the entire collection, post …

ALAN KURDI

A SYMBOL COMMANDING CHANGE IN CANADA  The image of Alan Kurdi’s tiny, lifeless body on the shores of Bodrum, Turkey commanded the world’s attention.  The three-year-old immediately became the symbol of the dire situation facing Syrian refugees, displaced from their homes by civil war. His tragic story bore significant weight in the transformation of the …