• Union Pearson Express branding costs $4.5M - MetroNews Canada #branding #luxury

    Union Pearson Express branding costs $4.5M

    metronews.ca 10 Jul '15, 6am

    The trains are the colour of an Ontario forest and the ticket-stampers are dressed like Italian carabinieri. The Union Pearson Express offers a sleek, stylish ride to the airport — on that, most people agree. The price-tag for all that class is less well-known: about $4.5 million, acc...

  • Simon Fraser University embraces bitcoin, accepts virtual currency for textbooks

    Simon Fraser University now accepting bitcoin

    metronews.ca 26 May '15, 9am

    BURNABY, B.C. – A British Columbia university is now accepting the digital currency bitcoin at all of its bookstores, a move that staff claim is a first for Canadian post-secondary schools. Simon Fraser University has also announced that automated bitcoin vending machines will soon be...

  • Singapore Airlines to end world's longest flights

    Singapore Airlines to end world’s longest flights | Metro

    metronews.ca 24 Oct '12, 9pm

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – The world’s longest commercial flight — Singapore to Newark, New Jersey — is being cancelled. Singapore Airlines announced Wednesday that it will end its nonstop flight between Singapore and Newark, a distance of about 9,500 miles (15,300 kilometres). A slightly short...

  • Slideshow: Louis Vuitton and Yayoi Kusama see world in dots | Metro

    metronews.ca 08 Aug '12, 5pm

    TOKYO – Polka dots are Japanese avant-garde artist Yayoi Kusama’s lifelong inspiration, obsession and passion. And so they’re everywhere – not only on canvases but on installations shaped like gnarled tentacles and oversized yellow pumpkins. As part of her retrospective on exhibit at ...

  • Guinness records expected to fall at Toronto Fitness Challenge

    metronews.ca 06 Jun '13, 11am

    How do you make great salsa? Smile, keep your chin up and try not to step on anyone’s toes too hard. This Saturday, the Toronto Fitness Challenge will be aiming to set some records at the Metro Convention Centre: for the world’s largest salsa dance, world’s largest bootcamp, the world...

  • Slideshow: Louis Vuitton and Yayoi Kusama see world in dots | Metro

    metronews.ca 08 Aug '12, 5pm

    TOKYO – Polka dots are Japanese avant-garde artist Yayoi Kusama’s lifelong inspiration, obsession and passion. And so they’re everywhere – not only on canvases but on installations shaped like gnarled tentacles and oversized yellow pumpkins. As part of her retrospective on exhibit at ...

  • Salsa dance heating up in #Regina via @metroregina #yqr

    Salsa dance heating up in Regina | Metro

    metronews.ca 15 Jan '13, 2pm

    Salsa dance has become increasingly popular over the last two years in the Queen City, with bars having regular events to bring crowds in on slow nights. Brittany Gallagher, floor manager of the Cathedral Freehouse, says they started hosting salsa nights about a year-and-a-half ago to...

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