Category Archives: Advertising

This week in totally inappropriate ad placement

Recently I surfed to the online edition of the Ottawa Sun, and I saw the teaser headline and paragraph about the Ottawa Senators’ team doctor having been hospitalized in critical condition after a collision while riding his motorcycle. There was … Continue reading

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Life got so bad during the Great Depression people were actually fooled into thinking Corn Flakes had flavour

I’ve been spending a lot of time in the archives of The Review*, the 117-year old, Vankleek Hill-based weekly broadsheet newspaper — I’m writing a series of pieces on how the people in my village survived the Great Depression**. The … Continue reading

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