I was embarrassed to tell my boyfriend’s parents I was out of work again. It had been a year and I was on welfare, but at least I had love in my life. Richie, my boyfriend, just got a job as a public relations officer at the University of Toronto. He had been looking for a long time and was feeling lucky. When his parents came into town one mild January weekend for his birthday, we all decided to go down to Niagara Falls to the casinos. Gambling had never been my thing, but going was the only present I could afford for him.
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NIAGARA FALLS, ON, Dec. 1, 2012 /CNW/ – Oblivious to the freezing winds and driving snow, a total of 19 Canadians earned spots in the finals of the 2013 Ice Cross Downhill World Championship by taking first or second place in the Elimination Round, and will be joined by eight Canuck aces who already qualified for the finals with the 32 fastest times in today’s International Shoot-Out. Competitors from around the world advanced today in the first Elimination Round of the season to the 64-man finals on Saturday, December 1, for the eagerly awaited season opener on a steep track overlooking iconic Niagara Falls. Continue reading