Paving the way with quiet dignity

Larry Doby was the second African American to play Major League Baseball. His road to greatness was no less difficult for being second

Paving the way with quiet dignityIt’s unfortunate that we often forget the people who come second. Jackie Robinson is rightly honoured as the first African American to play Major League Baseball. Today, all players wear number 42 on April 15, the day that Robinson broke the colour barrier in 1947. We often forget that Robinson, who played for the Brooklyn…

On your next trip, bring a bag of goodwill

A grassroots Canadian movement called Not Just Tourists encourages you to take suitcases filled with medical supplies to needy countries

On your next trip, bring a bag of goodwillWhen we think of helping people in impoverished parts of the world, we often think of signing online petitions, making cash donations or volunteering. But bringing about meaningful change can be as simple as carrying an extra suitcase on your next overseas trip. Avi D’Souza has been doing that for about four years, since he…

Non-browning Arctic apple breaching GMO defences

Providing obvious evidence of GMO consumer benefits

Non-browning Arctic apple breaching GMO defencesNon-browning Arctic apple breaching GMO defences FREE to subscribers INNSBRUCK, Austria, Mar 23, 2015/ Troy Media/ - It seems rotten apples may be on their way out. A genetically engineered non-browning apple, developed in Canada, called Arctic, has recently been approved for sale in Canada and the United States. The regulatory bodies in both countries feel…

When Muhammad Ali ruled the world

Loved by some, hated by others, Ali always had a tendency to do the unexpected

When Muhammad Ali ruled the worldTORONTO, ON, Mar 26, 2014/ Troy Media/ - Believe it or not, professional boxing was once a mainstream sport. While some were repelled by its brutality and seamy underside, big fights still attracted wide general interest. And when it came to engaging public attention, no post-war fighter rivalled Muhammad Ali, the man who won his…