Con Molto Passione

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

Playing keyboard and playing guitar

Sublime Quran more inclusive

Dr. Bakhtiar translates ancient text

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

A new “progressive” translation of the Quran has stirred up controversy on campus and abroad.

Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar has translated the religious text using more inclusive language, so people of other faiths can appreciate the Quran as a spiritual text. (read more)

The TTC is watching you on the bus, the subway

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

Feel like you are being watched? That’s because you are.

The Toronto Transit Commission is aiming to install security cameras in all buses, streetcars and subway stations by the end of 2008 " and a similar system might eventually show up in London. (read more)

Thank you VIA for being late 23% of the time

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

London VIA Rail station

From coast-to-coast, VIA Rail can get you from Halifax to Vancouver, though not necessarily on time.

A September report, obtained by the Canadian Press, revealed on average 23 per cent of VIA Rail’s trains were late in 2007 " well above VIA’s target of 10 per cent. (read more)

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