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10 overlooked reasons to celebrate cannabis culture

'Four-twenty', one of the most popular nicknames for cannabis, got its name from the time of day a group of high school students in San Rafael, California, would gather for a toke. From that...

2014 Jeep Compass review: one size fits all

The recently refreshed Jeep Compass continues with a styling and performance renaissance for 2014 tweaking the much-improved front end and debuting a six speed automatic transmission. Together with...

2014 Mitsubishi Outlander V6 review: another third row option

The completely restyled 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander got a jump on its competitors by being released mid last year, and recent sales figures show the crossover has enjoyed its highest popularity in...

Cultural odyssey on offer at SFU this summer

Cultural odyssey on offer at SFU this summer Islam and Muslims featured often in the news from the displaced communities in Burma and the Central African Republic, to the political convulsions of the...

2014 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid review: electrification continued

The introduction of the Infiniti QX60 all-wheel drive crossover utility vehicle marks the third hybrid joining the partially electric fleet at Nissan’s luxury division alongside a couple of sedans,...

2014 Volvo XC60 T6 review: subtle luxury

The Volvo XC60 has been around for a few years now, but 2014 marks “part of the biggest refresh for Volvo ever” for not only the crossover but also the S60, S80 and XC70, according to the Swedish...

2014 Volvo S60 T6 review: safety adds a dose of fun

Flash back to the year 1990 — I was a wee lad, riding around in my grandfather’s gold-coloured Volvo 740 sedan (or it could have been my aunts’, or grandmas’, everyone around me seemingly had one...

My Space Oddity of an interview with Chris Hadfield

Zany (and profound) questions blasted at an astronaut legend revealing our next steps to Mars, toilets that suck, and his favourite Star Trek captain.

Jimmy Kimmel's Toronto Tour: the city Americans think they've never seen

After his Rob Ford interview, Jimmy Kimmel visits Toronto, the city Americans think they've never seen.

Most fuel efficient trucks in Canada

There was a time, not so long ago, when owning a large vehicle like a truck meant paying through the nose when it came time to fill up at the pump. In today's era of going green, there is a plethora...

Your numerology cycles for April 1-15

"Everything is blooming most recklessly, if it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night."  -- Rilke. I use this quote every spring. The...

The sad story of Alex Radita

Sometimes I really don’t understand this crazy world we live in—or the rules we implement that make it even crazier. I am simply appalled that a 15-year-old boy who was starved, abused, and deprived...