Author Archive: Rob Neilly

Rob writes for CyberCletch LLC and provides Windows technical support to their clients. He hails from Toronto, Canada where he also teaches computer courses at a local college.

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Trivia Eh? Rick Hanson

Trivia Eh? Rick Hanson

[ 0 ] October 8, 2014 |

Like Terry Fox, one of Rick’s inspirations and heroes, Rick was born in British Columbia. Rick’s Man in Motion World Tour took 26 grueling months. It covered over 34 countries, through four continents, and involved over 40,000 km. It raised world-wide awareness for spinal cord research, plus over $26 million dollars. Amanda Reid-Hansen was Rick’s […]

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Canuck Quotes: Rick Hansen

Canuck Quotes: Rick Hansen

[ 0 ] October 1, 2014 |

For Rick, his Man in Motion World Tour, and even being named a Companion of the Order of Canada, weren’t/aren’t enough: “I honestly believe that my best work is in front, not behind me. I am driven by a deep passion and need to make a difference and leave this world a little better than […]

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Saint John, New Brunswick

Saint John, New Brunswick

[ 0 ] September 24, 2014 |

The second-largest city in Canada’s Maritime Provinces, Saint John is the largest city in New Brunswick. The latest census, taken in 2011, showed the population of this lovely centre at just over 70,000; the metropolitan area’s population is approximately 130,000. Known by many nicknames – Fundy City and Loyalist City are but two – Saint […]

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Rick Hansen – A Man in Motion

Rick Hansen – A Man in Motion

[ 0 ] September 17, 2014 |

A multiple medal winner for Canada – over the course of two Paralympic Games – Richard Marvin “Rick” Hansen’s fame comes more from his Man in Motion World Tour that began and ended in Vancouver between 1985 and 1987. He raised an incredible $26 million dollars for spinal cord research, and like his fellow British […]

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Québec City – Old World Charm

Québec City – Old World Charm

[ 0 ] August 6, 2014 |

You have the answer. The question is: “What is one of the most beautiful, charming, and magical cities in Canada?” Next to Montreal, Québec City is the second largest city in the province of Québec, with the 2011 Census indicating the population of the city proper at just over 516,000 and of the metropolitan area […]

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August Long Weekend in Canada

August Long Weekend in Canada

[ 0 ] July 29, 2014 |

Canadians, much like their American and other counterparts, look forward to a steady stream of holidays every year. Using Ontario as a sample province, starting with New Year’s Day, we live for Family Day in February, the coldest of winter months, look forward to Good Friday (the date of which, as we know, changes every […]

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Trivia Eh? Justin Bieber

Trivia Eh? Justin Bieber

[ 0 ] June 11, 2014 |

In 2012, Forbes magazine named Bieber as the third most powerful celebrity in the world! Not bad for a Canadian kid who was born in London, Ontario and grew up Stratford. Bieber was born on March 1, 1994. In terms of social media popularity, it seems Justin is in a perennial race with Katy Perry. […]

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Canuck Quotes: Justin Bieber

Canuck Quotes: Justin Bieber

[ 0 ] June 9, 2014 |

Perhaps in reference to his first movie, Bieber stated: “I’m telling you, people. Everyday we wake up is another blessing. Follow your dreams and don’t let anyone stop you. Never say never.” On visiting the Anne Frank House museum, Bieber (foolishly) wrote the following in the guest book: “Truly inspiring. Great girl – hope she […]

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Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber

[ 0 ] June 4, 2014 |

  “Rather than the rise-to-fame narrative of his first concert movie, 2011’s Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, it amounts to damage control by way of distraction.” Marc Hirsh, Boston Globe The movie Mr. Hirsh is talking about, Bieber’s second cinematic adventure, is Believe. Based on early box office showings—somewhere around $4.5 million in its first five […]

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Trivia Eh? Jim Flaherty

Trivia Eh? Jim Flaherty

[ 0 ] May 28, 2014 |

Player and fan Flaherty won his way into Princeton University on a hockey scholarship. The only Canadian Finance Minister to have been so-named, Mr. Flaherty was named Finance Minister of the Year by EUROMoney Magazine. The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Member of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada, Member of Parliament for Whitby-Oshawa was afforded a […]

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