For the star of such off-the-wall comedies as Ghostbusters and My Stepmother the Alien, it was an appropriately bizarre homecoming. Decked out in black pants, a black shirt and a black leather jacket, Dan Aykroyd pulled into Ottawa’s downtown World Exchange Plaza last week on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle with Ottawa Mayor Jacquelin Holzman gamely in tow.By BRIAN BERGMAN9 min
It’s no accident that Cuba is one of the top travel destinations for southbound Canadians. It offers an extraordinary coupling of new and old worlds. Founded in 1514, Havana is a modern city that forms the heart of the country. With nearly three million inhabitants spread over its distinct districts, Havana (or La Habana) is a diverse metropolis worth exploring.
For cigarettes, the verdict is clear: even one is too many. Until recently, many people would have said the same thing about alcohol. Denounced by turn-of-the-century prohibitionists as “demon drink,” alcohol is still often portrayed as one of life’s guilty pleasures.By BARBARA WICKENS4 min
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