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Vintage Hotel Group Selects Go Moment’s Ivy Smartconcierge to Enhance Guest Satisfaction

SANTA MONICA, California (June 30, 2020) - Go Moment™, the world's leading provider of real-time artificial intelligence guest communication solutions for the hospitality industry, today announced Canada's Vintage Hotel Group, as one of its newest clients to implement their award-winning smartconcierge, Ivy®. Vintage is an internationally-recognized hotel group comprised of 11 unique properties located in Ontario's picturesque Niagara-on-the-Lake region. Vintage is known for creating memo...
Tags: Travel, Canada, Ontario, Niagara, Vintage Hotel Group, Lake region Vintage


Society’s Income-Inequality Unrest and Law Society Access to Justice Failure

[See the full text of this article on the SSRN. This one is related to my two previous Slaw posts dated: July 25, 2019, and April 9, 2020] Law society bencher-based[i] management structure: (1) has caused and perpetuates the very destructive access to justice problem (the A2J problem) of unaffordable lawyers’ services for middle- and lower-income people; which has a cause-and-effect relationship with, (2) increasing the negative consequences of society’s equally destructive income-inequality pro...
Tags: Justice, Law, Toronto, Canada, Lake, Ontario, Peter, Niagara, Supreme Court of Canada, Supra, Law Society, LSO, LegalZoom, Ryerson University, Jordan Furlong, Practice Of Law


Blue Jackets: Jarmo Kekalainen’s 3rd-Round Picks Ranked

Ever since Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen was named Scott Howson’s successor on Feb. 13, 2013, the franchise’s fortunes have dramatically changed and they have slowly earned respect around the NHL. Kekalainen’s focal point, among his many duties as GM, and what was missing from the early Blue Jackets’ history, was strong drafting. Related: Blue Jackets’ Top Prospect Foudy Ready for Prime Time The Blue Jackets GM’s resume of strong drafting speaks for itself. With...
Tags: Sweden, Sport, Chicago, Denmark, Latvia, Penguins, Lake Erie, AHL, Hockey, NHL, North America, Columbus, Ottawa, Ottawa Senators, Columbus Blue Jackets, Sergei Bobrovsky


Nashville Predators: 5 Potential First-Round Targets

The NHL Draft order is not set yet, but the Nashville Predators are more than likely to draft around the 18th selection. After a season filled with ups and downs, including a coaching change in early January, the team will be able to add a top-tier talent to their 23rd-ranked system, according to The Hockey Writers‘ Mid-Season Farm System Rankings. They have one of the best defensive cores in the league with Roman Josi, Ryan Ellis, and Mattias Ekholm, but struggled offensively once again this se...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Nashville, Hockey, NHL, North America, Jarvis, Nashville Predators, Bo Horvat, Terry Wilson, Niagara, Bulldogs, LaPierre, Matt Duchene, OHL, John Hynes


5 Takeaways From the 2020 OHL Draft

The 2020 OHL Priority Selection has come and gone. When the dust settled, 300 prospects heard their name called during the draft process. What did we learn on Saturday? Here are five things that we took from the day. You can see the full draft results here. No Real Surprises At The Top Once it was announced that D Ty Nelson would be taken first overall by North Bay, it was widely expected that Pano Fimis would be taken by Niagara and Max Namestnikov would be taken by Sarnia. Those turned...
Tags: London, US, Sport, Spirit, Hockey, NHL, Kingston, Nelson, Commentary, Sudbury, Flint, Tampa Bay, Niagara, David Pastrnak, Pittsburgh Penguins, OHL


College Hockey Report: Recapping the First Round of the ECAC and Atlantic Tournaments

The term ‘March Madness’ is synonymous with the sport of collegiate basketball. However, it can also move away from the hardwood and onto the ice. Last weekend, teams from the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) and Atlantic Hockey Association (AHA) met to see who would move onto the quarterfinals in their respective conferences. AHA (7) Robert Morris Comes From Behind to Beat (10) Holy Cross The Holy Cross Crusaders limped into the AHA tournament, losing their final five ...
Tags: Raiders, Sport, Harvard, Yale, Ncaa, Union, Ivy League, Tigers, Hockey, Air Force, Saints, Clarkson, Princeton, Bentley, Rhode Island, Cornell


Islanders Have Long Struggled With Prospect Development

The New York Islanders have plenty of handpicked talent through the NHL draft in their line-up today. Mathew Barzal, Brock Nelson, Ryan Pulock are a few stand-out names that have found success at the NHL level, and are a core of this Islanders group. However, dating back to 2011, there have been some major swings and misses in drafting and developing “high-end” prospects. And unfortunately, some of those players have moved on from Long Island, and have found success with other NHL organizatio...
Tags: Usa, Minnesota, Toronto, Sport, Portland, Broadway, Switzerland, Rangers, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Long Island, Edmonton, New York Rangers, New York Islanders, Reinhart


Predators Prospects: Philip Tomasino Reaching New Heights in Oshawa

Trade deadline deals at any level of hockey are a complicated beast. Often times, contending teams are in the market for additional pieces that will help them get over the proverbial hump and win a championship. On the other end, you have struggling organizations looking to sell their valuable assets for pieces that will assist them in future seasons. Unfortunately, these trades don’t always work in the “buyers” favor. The transition to a new team plays more of a role and a player struggles to p...
Tags: Sport, Nashville, Hockey, NHL, Kingston, Frost, Niagara, OHL, Ontario Hockey League, Oshawa, David Poile, Windsor Spitfires, Oshawa Generals, Mississauga Ontario, Niagara IceDogs, Amy Irvin


Windsor Spitfires’ Weekly: Post Trade Deadline and NHL Radar

With the 2020 OHL Trade Deadline in the rearview mirror, the Windsor Spitfires can now re-focus on important business. Being near the top of the Western Conference standings after the trade deadline isn’t easy but it’s a welcomed challenge. Getting some good news never hurts, either. General manager Bill Bowler was quiet during Friday’s deadline. He made no moves, showing confidence in his roster. As the team got into the post-deadline schedule, though, they found they’re still the hunted an...
Tags: Sport, Rangers, Nashville, Hockey, NHL, Dallas Stars, Douglas, McDonald, Terry Wilson, Niagara, CHL, NHL Central Scouting, Kitchener, OHL, Flint Firebirds, CHL NHL


Whicker: Prospects Akil Thomas, Samuel Fagemo gives the Kings hope

LOS ANGELES — Akil Thomas turned 19 on Jan. 2 of last year, which made him a legal drinker in Canada. For the foreseeable future, he will never have to buy. Late in a 4-4 game with Russia, Thomas freed up the puck and drove between two defenders. Without braking, he showed a forehand shot and then pulled it away for a backhand goal as he barged into goaltender Amir Miftakhov. That won the World Juniors for Canada in Slovakia last week. Thomas landed in Toronto amid a nest of cameras and micropho...
Tags: Sweden, Russia, Sports, Toronto, Los Angeles, Sport, Canada, Soccer, Kings, Wisconsin, Finland, Dallas, Nashville, Ncaa, Slovakia, NHL


A Pioneering Canadian Winery Is the Ultimate Underdog in This Cinematic Ad

It's a Canadian wine with an Irish name made by an Austrian and an Italian. There must be a good origin story here. In fact, there is, and a long-form ad from indie agency Bensimon Byrne uses all the trappings of a Hollywood biopic to tout the Niagara-based Inniskillin winery and its uphill battle as...
Tags: Hollywood, Advertising, Niagara, Bensimon Byrne, AdFreak, Challenger Brands, Inniskillin


8 Best Lubes for Women in 2020

Have you ever tried riding a bike when the chain and wheels aren’t oiled properly? Ever tried cooking without oil or butter? Ever tried inserting a 12-inch dildo without lube? We don’t think so! Lube comes in many different forms, but when it comes to sex, finding the right lube for her is mandatory to a good experience. Not every woman is like Niagara falls, so it’s important to keep everything moist and slippery during intercourse. In this post, we cover the best lubes for women! What to look...
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Re-Drafting: Windsor Spitfires’ First Picks of the 2010s

At the end of every draft, teams believe that they’ve made the best decisions for their club over the long haul. The Windsor Spitfires are no different. Through the 2010s, they’ve made some tough early-draft choices. Were they all correct, though? With 2020 on the horizon, we’re taking a look back at moves the Spitfires have made through the 2010s. Earlier, we talked about their All-Decade Team, as well as the best-and-worst draft picks from the decade. Now, we go through each of their t...
Tags: Usa, Toronto, Sport, Detroit Red Wings, AHL, Hockey, Steve, Ryan Moore, New York Islanders, Los Angeles Kings, Adam Pelech, Anthony Gruppuso, Nashville Predators, Terry Wilson, Niagara, Moore


THW’s Goalie News: Fleury Closes In, Hart’s Anniversary & More

Tuesday night was a busy night with 22 teams in action across the National Hockey League. While there were some high-scoring tilts, we still had some great goaltending in Las Vegas and Philadelphia. Plus, we get another encouraging update from Niagara and we look back at a pair of legendary netminders. Fleury Gets Close to Yet Another Milestone Marc-Andre Fleury keeps moving his way up the NHL’s all-time wins list. Last night, he made 24 saves to help lead the Vegas Golden Knights over t...
Tags: Sport, Chicago, Philadelphia, Detroit Red Wings, Las Vegas, Hockey, NHL, Detroit, Hall, Chicago Blackhawks, Anaheim Ducks, Minnesota Wild, Montreal Canadiens, Canadiens, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers


THW’s Goalie News: Fleury Closes In, Harts Anniversary & More

Tuesday night was a busy night with 22 teams in action across the National Hockey League. While there were some high-scoring tilts, we still had some great goaltending in Las Vegas and Philadelphia. Plus, we get another encouraging update from Niagara and we look back at a pair of legendary netminders. Fleury Gets Close to Yet Another Milestone Marc-Andre Fleury keeps moving his way up the NHL’s all-time wins list. Last night, he made 24 saves to help lead the Vegas Golden Knights over t...
Tags: Sport, Chicago, Philadelphia, Detroit Red Wings, Las Vegas, Hockey, NHL, Detroit, Hall, Chicago Blackhawks, Anaheim Ducks, Minnesota Wild, Montreal Canadiens, Canadiens, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers


Why a trip to Canada should be on the top of your bucket list

Canada is one of the most breathtaking countries in the world. It is a destination that even the most well-travelled explorers will enjoy. Not only is there the stunning landscape to marvel at but the country is incredibly diverse and multicultural. Canada’s cities are famous melting pots of different cultures, providing you with amazing sights and places to eat. You will be swept off your feet by the overwhelming scenery and history that this part of the world has to offer. The Wildlife The w...
Tags: Travel, Toronto, Canada, Vancouver, David Attenborough, Quebec, Travel Blog, Ontario, Icefield Parkway, Niagara, High Park, Jaspar, Canada ETA, Parc de la Chute Montmorency, Landscape Canada, Sunwapta


Weekly Prospect Report: Tynan, World Juniors, Kravtsov, Lambert & More

Welcome to the Weekly Prospect Report. Here, we’ll take a look at some key names over the past week that are a big part of the next wave of NHL stars. This column will dive into both NHL-affiliated and draft-eligible prospects, focusing mainly on those outside the NHL. Related: Weekly Prospect Report: McMichael, Lundkvist, Barron, Wright & More With December underway, the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship is fast approaching and The Hockey Writers has you covered. We’ve already published...
Tags: Column, Usa, New York, London, Sweden, Minnesota, Russia, Sport, Austria, Canada, Switzerland, Finland, Rangers, AHL, Hockey, NHL


Clark scores 26 to carry Albany past Niagara 84-80

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Ahmad Clark had a season-high 26 points as Albany defeated Niagara 84-80 on Saturday night. Trey Hutcheson had 18 points for Albany (6-6). Cameron Healy added 16 points and Malachi de Sousa had 10 points for the Great Danes. Hutcheson made a 3-pointer to tie the game at 60 with 9 […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Albany, Clark, Niagara, Hutcheson, Cameron Healy, Ahmad Clark, Malachi De Sousa, Trey Hutcheson


THW’s Goalie News: Tynan Update, Primeau’s Demotion & More

Friday night was not a busy one in the National Hockey League with only two games. However, we have plenty to discuss today as we have an injury update in Niagara, a star in the making in Colorado and a top prospect heading back to the American Hockey League. IceDogs Provide Update on Tynan Tucker Tynan, the goaltender for the Niagara IceDogs of the Ontario Hockey League, was all over the hockey world on Thursday night for all the wrong reasons. During the IceDogs game versus the London ...
Tags: Colorado, Sport, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Hall of Fame, National Hockey League, Ottawa, New Jersey Devils, Montreal Canadiens, Canadiens, TSN, Patrick Kane, Ottawa Senators, Brady, Terry Wilson


Breakaway Experiences (Give An Experience Based Gift!)

This year surprise them with a unique, exciting Christmas gift they can check off their bucket list. The kind of experience that will take their breath away, put the biggest smile on their face, and provides them with a chance to do something they’ve never done before. The kind of experience where they’ll proudly say, “I did it!”. Experiences are always fun and are a gift they’ll always remember. Canada’s most exciting experiences and adventures are just a click away at Breakaway Experiences....
Tags: Cook, Toronto, Canada, Vancouver, Frugality, Lake, Niagara, Giveaways and Reviews, 2019 Holiday Gift Guide, Canada Breakaway Experiences, Skype Choose, Tom Yum Baklava, Vancouver Edmonton Brandon Toronto, Sudbury Stunt Driving Experience Toronto Receive, Regina Calgary Edmonton Halifax Toronto, British Columbia Alberta Ontario


Storm Dislodges Ship Stuck In Niagara Falls Rocks For Over 100 Years

For more than a century, a wrecked ship was stuck in the rocks above Niagara Falls. This Halloween, a storm bearing intense wind and rain, moved the vessel from its resting place.
Tags: News, Niagara, Niagara Falls This Halloween


Halloween storm dislodges vessel abandoned for 101 years in Niagara Falls

A 101-year fixture at Niagara Falls may be on the move. After a heavy Halloween storm moved through the area of the North American landmark, a popular tourist attraction within the park was dislodged.An 80-foot iron boat, nicknamed the "Iron scow" or the "Niagara scow," has been planted upon the rocks of Horseshoe Falls since 1918."On August 6, 1918, a dumping scow broke loose from its towing tug about 1.6 km up river with Gustav F. Lofberg and James H. Harris aboard. The men opened the bottom d...
Tags: News, Ap, William, Niagara Falls, Cbc, HARRIS, Hill, U S Coast Guard, Niagara, Parks Commission, Jim Hill, Lawrence River, Horseshoe Falls, Niagara Parks Commission, Niagara Parks, Adames


The 20 most Instagrammed waterfalls in the world

You do realize TLC was being metaphorical in the song Waterfalls, right? Left Eye, T-Boz, and Chilli were simply suggesting you not live a completely reckless lifestyle, and probably had no problem with you traveling the world in search of falling water. Now that we’ve cleared that up, you’ll need some waterfall-travel inspiration, and where better to find it than Instagram? Its virtual pages are filled with loads of waterfall pictures, and the folks at Showerstoyou.co.uk (purveyors of a diff...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Europe, Beyonce, Instagram, Yosemite, Washington, Oregon, India, US, Canada, United States, Idaho, Bellevue, Paraguay, Portland


Patrick Beilein steps down as Niagara coach before 1st game

LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) — Patrick Beilein cites personal reasons for abruptly stepping down as Niagara University men’s basketball coach two weeks before the start of his first season. Beilein made the announcement in a statement released by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference school on Thursday. The 36-year-old is the son of longtime basketball coach John […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, John, Niagara, Lewiston, Niagara University, Beilein, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, Patrick Beilein


Minnesota Finishes Off Weekend Sweep of Niagara

MINNEAPOLIS – So far, it looks like a smoother road for the Minnesota Golden Gophers compared to last year when inconsistent play kept them out of the NCAA Tournament. Some tough non-conference losses were a big part of that, but after beating the Niagara Purple Eagles 4-2 on Saturday night at 3M Arena at Mariucci, the Gophers are off to a 3-1 start with all four games outside of Big Ten play. Minnesota had just three sweeps last season, and they didn’t have one at home until the final regu...
Tags: Minnesota, Minneapolis, Sport, Wisconsin, Ncaa, Hockey, Gophers, Niagara, Walker, Burke, Arizona State, Minn, Ryan Cook, McManus, Minnesota Duluth, Mariucci


Minnesota Holds Off Niagara for 3-2 Overtime Win

Matt Christians/SBN College Hockey MINNEAPOLIS – It’s no secret the Minnesota Golden Gophers have a different identity to their team this year. On Friday night, they put 15 underclassmen in their starting lineup, and the inexperience showed at times. But the talent is still there, and thanks to the heroics of one of those underclassmen, Minnesota was able to dodge a huge upset. After surviving a late charge in regulation, sophomore forward Sammy Walker picked up a turnover in the defensiv...
Tags: Minnesota, Minneapolis, Sport, Brian Wilson, Michigan, Hockey, Gophers, Niagara, Walker, Minn, St Louis Park, Mariucci, Minnesota Golden Gophers, Ryan Johnson, Ranta, Lafontaine


20 Amazing Things to Do In Idaho For First Time Visitors!

We never knew that there were so many amazing things to do in Idaho until our recent visit. I was looking for a state to wow me on our one-year USA road trip. Many states did wow me, but I drove into their borders knowing that. I knew the adventures and landscapes of the American Southwest would blow me away. I knew the Rocky Mountains would be striking, and that Oregon would be filled with waterfalls and fantastic coffee, food and craft beer. But Idaho. I knew nothing about visiting Idaho. And ...
Tags: Travel, Usa, Australia, Montana, Oregon, US, Salmon, Canada, Idaho, Hawaii, Moon, Vancouver, North America, Seattle, North Carolina, Pearl Harbor


Inside the Erie Otters Locker Room: Slow Starts & Special Teams

In this week’s edition of “Inside the Locker Room”, Otters head coach Chris Hartsburg stops by for his usual weekly update. We also had both Jamie Drysdale and Chad Yetman with us to discuss the team’s slow starts to sets and their overall thoughts on special teams. You can read last week’s Inside the Locker Room here. The Week That Was 4-1 loss vs. Hamilton on Oct 11.4-2 win vs. Guelph on Oct 12.Otters overall record: 5-4-0. Saturdays are for the Otters! Erie improves to 4-0 on t...
Tags: Sport, Hockey, Hamilton, Terry Wilson, Niagara, OHL, Mississauga, Guelph, Drysdale, Long Read, Locker Room, Hartsburg, Chris Hartsburg, Alex Gritz, Matthew MacDougall, Jamie Drysdale


Check out this killer Yoshitomo Nara graffiti in NYC bar

In 2009, Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara was hanging out with his business manager Tim Blum in the Manhattan bar Niagrara. Nara pulled out a marker and drew some of his fantastic figures on the walls. (Later that night, he did the same thing at a subway station and was promptly arrested.) Last week, one of Nara's paintings sold in a Sotheby's auction for $24.9 million, driving up the value of his other work including this graffiti. According to Blum though, Nara doesn't want anyone to pull out t...
Tags: Art, Hong Kong, Post, News, Bars, Cnn, Artists, Manhattan, Graffiti, Niagara, Nara, Sotheby, Blum, Yoshitomo Nara, David Schrader, Tim Blum


OHL Roundup: Tomasino’s 6 Points Lift Icedogs over Frontenacs 8-4

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — Philip Tomasino scored three goals and set up three more as the Niagara IceDogs doubled up the Kingston Frontenacs 8-4 on Friday in the Ontario Hockey League. Kyen Sopa also had a hat trick and two assists for Niagara (3-2-2) and Oliver Castleman and Lucas Theriault also scored. Akil Thomas chipped in with five assists. IceDogs goaltender Tucker Tynan stopped 38 shots. Jakob Brahaney, Shane Wright, Nick Wong and Vitali Pinchuk scored for the Frontenacs (0-3-1), wh...
Tags: London, Otters, Sport, Rangers, Hockey, Kingston, Sting, Hamilton, Peterborough, Ottawa, Sudbury, Flint, Colts, Niagara, Bulldogs, The Canadian Press