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IceCaps Recap: St.John’s bumped out of playoff spot by Marlies

Perhaps it was the early morning rise that threw the St. John’s IceCaps off their game during their 11:00 ET (12:30 NDT) meeting with the Toronto Marlies on Tuesday morning. Heading into the match-up, the IceCaps had managed to work their way back into third place in the North Division while the Marlies were enjoying life at the top after surpassing the Syracuse Crunch. It’s been a back-and-forth season between these two rivals. In their previous nine contests, the IceCaps have taken home the...

What's hot in eyewear

Looking for a new look for the new year?Eyewear is one of the first things people notice, and fashion has changed and evolved throughout the years, dating back to when Sir Elton John was instrumental in stirring things up in the look lenses department when he splashed on the scene with his outrageous, daring frames that were an extension of his creative streak.“Because people generally recognize you by your face, the eyeglasses you choose to wear are a very real part of your identity,” writes...

Cool Canadian Eyewear Brands You Need to Know

(Photo: Courtesy of Bonlook)The label: BonLookThe story: With an eye on the gap in the e-commerce eyewear market, brother-sister team Sophie and Louis-Felix Boulanger co-founded the line in Montreal in 2011. Setting out to design, manufacture and sell direct to customers at budget-friendly prices, the brand now boasts a growing list bricks-and-mortar stores in addition to a digital boutique. Expect trendy-meets-timeless prescription glasses and sunglasses styles, such as the best-sellers...