Cricket World Cup: Canadian Viewers Must Shell Out

The ICC Cricket World Cup is underway down under. Over the next six weeks cricket’s biggest event is taking place in Australia and New Zealand. Cricket fans around the world will be able to see the game played at its highest level. One estimate puts the audience for the India-Pakistan match, which has been likenedContinue reading “Cricket World Cup: Canadian Viewers Must Shell Out”

Can Major League Baseball Learn From Cricketer Phillip Hughes’ Death?

What I know about cricket would fit in Jiminy’s vest pocket. But the recent tragic news of the death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes has brought the game to the attention of the non-cricket world. Will MLB follow this pattern and require new players to wear face protection as well as a helmet when batting?Continue reading “Can Major League Baseball Learn From Cricketer Phillip Hughes’ Death?”

Australian wild fires might make you think twice about a long Montreal winter

So you like summer better than winter do you? Maybe this will give you some food for thought! On the left is a photo taken outside Notre Dame Basilica in Montreal during a recent one-day record-setting snowstorm. On the right is a shot of Tammy Holmes and grandchildren Charlotte, Esther, Liam, Matilda and Caleb as theyContinue reading “Australian wild fires might make you think twice about a long Montreal winter”