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eye weekly is an alternative newsweekly newspaper in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. An alternative weekly, alternately referred to as an alternative newsweekly or alternative newspaper, is a form of alternative media newspaper found in many centres in the United States and Canada. ... Motto: Diversity Our Strength Map of Ontario Counties, Toronto being red Area: 641 sq. ...


It is owned by Torstar, the parent company of the Toronto Star, and is currently part of their Metroland division. It has been published since October 10, 1991. The content was first posted online via Usenet in March, 1994, and its website launched in October, 1994. As of 2005 it claims an audited circulation of 306,000 people. Torstar Corporation is an independently owned Canadian publishing company. ... The Toronto Star is a major metropolitan newspaper produced in the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Metro-land was a magazine published annually by the Metropolitan Railways publicity department for the railway that went through the counties of Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Middlesex to the North West of London. ... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in Leap years). ... See also: 1990 in Canada, other events of 1991, 1992 in Canada and the list of years in Canada. Incumbents Monarch - Elizabeth II Prime Minister - Brian Mulroney Governor General - Ray Hnatyshyn Premier of Alberta - Don Getty Premier of British Columbia - Bill Vander Zalm then Rita Johnston then Michael Harcourt Premier... Usenet is a distributed Internet discussion system that evolved from a general purpose UUCP network of the same name. ... March is the third month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... The front page of the English Wikipedia website. ... October is the tenth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... 2005(MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The founding managing editor was William Burrill, replaced by Bill Reynolds in 1993, while Burrill stayed on as a columnist through 1998. Reynolds was fired in 2002, replaced by Catharine Tunnacliffe, who was previously the film section editor. Tunnacliffe's role is now defined as associate publisher. 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 2002(MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Prominent columnists at various points through the newspaper's life have included Gregory Boyd Bell, Denise Benson, Sky Gilbert, Bob Hunter, Bruce LaBruce, Donna Lypchuk, Chris "C.J." O'Connor, Sasha, John Sewell and Marc Weisblott. Greenpeace founder and Journalist, Bob Hunter Robert (Bob) Lorne Hunter (October 13, 1941 – May 2, 2005) was a Canadian environmentalist, journalist, author and politician. ... Bruce LaBruce (born 3 January 1964) is a Canadian writer, film-maker, and photographer based in Toronto. ... Sasha - DJ Sasha, born Alexander Coe (born September 4, 1969), is a Welsh DJ and record producer. ... John Sewell was the mayor of Toronto, Canada from 1978-1980. ... Marc Weisblott (born 1971) is a Canadian writer, music journalist, radio broadcaster and industry critic and blogger. ...


Jason Anderson, currently a film reviewer and columnist, is the only contributor who has appeared in the publication since its first few weeks of existence.


Gareth Lind's comic strip Weltschmerz appears in the paper weekly. Weltschmerz is a weekly comic strip in Canada, written and drawn by cartoonist Gareth Lind. ...


The publication has boasted three distinct logos, along with its transition from a mostly irreverent alternative newsweekly focused on acerbic commentary and rock and roll to a more fashion-conscious design and emphasis on listings. The latest incarnation was unveiled on October 27, 2005. An alternative weekly, alternately referred to as an alternative newsweekly or alternative newspaper, is a form of alternative media newspaper found in many centres in the United States and Canada. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... October 27 is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 65 days remaining. ... 2005(MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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eye: Definition, Synonyms and Much More From Answers.com (7788 words)
Accessory structures of the eye are the lacrimal gland and its ducts in the upper lid, which bathe the eye with tears, keeping the cornea moist, clean, and brilliant, and drainage ducts that carry the excess moisture to the interior of the nose.
In most vertebrates and some mollusks the eye works by allowing light to enter it and project onto a light-sensitive panel of cells known as the retina at the rear of the eye, where the light is detected and converted into electrical signals, which are then transmitted to the brain via the optic nerve.
Such eyes are typically roughly spherical, filled with a transparent gel-like substance called the vitreous humour, with a focusing lens and often an iris which regulates the intensity of the light that enters the eye.
Tucson Weekly: Golden Eye (October 14 - October 20, 1999) (1627 words)
In the early 1980s, as the skate-parks shut their doors, and Eye was graduating from art school, the disenfranchised skate kids turned their energy toward something different: punk rock bands began springing up just as the skate-parks had years earlier, the energy and aggression of the sport manifesting itself into this new form of music.
And while Eye was catering to an underground audience for most of these shows, he cites the fact that many of the artists that played there went on to become platinum-selling acts.
Eye is especially critical of the faction drawn in specifically by the harder punk shows: "They were people who traveled around the country, and they had no respect for the neighborhood.
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