The Ethnic Aisle Celebrates

  [caption id="attachment_1953" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Left to right: Denise Balkissoon, Renee Sylvestre-Williams and Chantal Braganza. Photo by Septembre Anderson"][/caption] The Ethnic Aisle held its first year anniversary party last night. It was a celebration that co-incided with #WiTOpoli (Women in Toronto politics) and Press Pass - all...

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Defending the manual transmission car (repost)

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When my parents signed me up for driving lessons nearly 20 years ago I had no choice but to learn how to drive on a car with a manual transmission.

I didn’t question it at the time because where I lived most of the cars on the road were stick shifts, not to mention you could get a full licence or an automatic transmission licence.