Anwar Ali

Anwar Ali

I'm a broadcast & print journalist.

Anwar writes on culture, sports, urban affairs, Latin America, innovation and travel.

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Cubans worry Trump could dash island's economic hopes

Incoming U.S. administration has signaled it may uphold trade embargo

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The Globe And Mail

Hedging in the Garden District: Strip club at centre of gentrification debate

Filmores is emblematic of the constant struggle between those who would preserve the city’s character and those who would transform it.

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U.S. repeal of friendly migrant policy makes waves in Cuban port city

News that the U.S. has repealed a migration policy favourable to Cubans spread quickly in Cardenas.

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Canada is getting connected from coast to coast

The Great Trail, when completed, will be the longest recreational path in the world.

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Defiantly independent

Home Hardware CEO Terry Davis stares down his U.S. competitors

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The Walrus

Hell on Wheels

The future of inline skating in Canada hangs in the balance, as dreams of the sport's Olympic debut fade.

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The Globe And Mail

Residents patiently await rebranding of Toronto's Regent Park

A second wave of retail to a community undergoing a historical transformation.

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Surviving the most gruelling desert marathons

Torontonian Paul Borlinha will attempt to conquer a 400-kilometre ultramarathon in the Gobi Desert.

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Toronto-Waterloo tech corridor could see 18-minute flights this June

Greater Toronto Airways hopes to sign K-W area's large corporations to secure route schedule.

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The Globe And Mail

LCBO launches innovation hub in Kitchener

The LCBO, one of Ontario’s prized cash cows, has realized that a lot of the technology used by private-sector retailers is coming from innovation hubs rather than corporate headquarters.

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The Globe And Mail

Want to see a more serene side of Cuba? Hop on a bike.

Bike touring isn’t for visitors more inclined to sip mojitos at Varadero’s resorts, or those who hope to brush past Ernest Hemingway’s spirit in the touristy booze can La Bodeguita del Medio

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The push to connect a business hub

Trains, planes or shuttles: Politicians, businesses in region are looking at how to provide transportation needed to build a formidable startup hub.

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The Globe And Mail

Waterloo region is hopeful new airlinks will boost business

At least two small airlines are hoping to increase service to Waterloo, Ont. – a proposition that many locals believe would boost business in the fast-growing startup hub.

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Toronto's mayor heads to Silicon Valley

He's on a mission to woo back Canadian talent, but is his message clear?

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The Globe And Mail

The new face of street art

'Street art is a new vocabulary.' Toronto's dingy underpasses get a makeover.