A day in the life of Danny D'Amours

Canadian Federal Budget – What’s in it for me???

Today, the Canadian federal government (have they finally dropped the ridiculous “new government” moniker?) introduced their annual budget for fiscal 2008-2009 (April 1, 2008 – March 31, 2009). Among the major highlights: Tax free savings account which allows individuals to invest up to $5000 per year (with carry forward of unused room) and receive tax […]

February 27th, 2008 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Atlantic Canada, Economics, New Brunswick | no comments

Killarney Cup Pond Hockey Tournament in Fredericton

The Killarney Cup pond hockey tournament starts on Friday the 22nd at 6 pm at Killarney Lake in Fredericton and will continue throughout the weekend. There are already 65 teams registered with 4 of those being in the Ladies Division and 8 teams in the Over 35 category. This is up from the 61 teams […]

February 22nd, 2008 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Fredericton | 5 comments

Nokia N830 sighting – is it a WiMax N810 or is it something more?

A new N-series Internet Tablet is born Tablet-guru.com has a possibly leaked picture of what appears to be a Nokia N830. There appears to be some speculation that this is the new internet tablet from Nokia and that it will be introduced at the CTIA Wireless event at the beginning of April. There hasn’t been […]

February 21st, 2008 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Android/Mobile | no comments

Will Eastern Canada freeze in the dark?

Vulnerability of the East Coast In one of my earlier posts, I pointed out the often overlooked fact that although Canada is a huge exporter of oil, it also imports a very large amount of crude from overseas as well. In fact all of Eastern Canada relies in imported crude oil for heating oil, diesel, […]

February 20th, 2008 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Atlantic Canada, Economics | 3 comments

East Coast Music Awards (ECMA 2008) – Fredericton, NB

The 20th annual East Coast Music Awards and Conference are being held in Fredericton, New Brunswick from the 7th to the 10th of February. This is the first time that Fredericton hosts the awards festival and only the third time in its twenty year history that the show will be in New Brunswick (Moncton having […]

February 5th, 2008 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Atlantic Canada, Entertainment, Fredericton | no comments