Doig painting sells at auction

On June 26, I posted (see here) about a Peter Doig painting titled Country-Rock (wing-mirror) that was inspired by a well known landmark in the Don Valley in Toronto. The painting was scheduled to auction at Sothebys in London June 30th and the estimates were that it would fetch $16 million. The final sale price at auction was £8,482.500 British pounds or $15.46 million which includes the buyers premium. The buyer bid £7.5 million pounds and...

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How to talk to Canadians

How to talk to Canadians

They look like you, they even sound like you but what are they saying?? Here is your handy guide to understanding what Canadians are saying: 1. They may refer to your head-covering as a toque (touk) This is not an insult it is simply a French-Canadian term and means a stocking cap. If you visit any time from late October to March you might want to practice this one. 2. They may ask for a loonie or toonie...

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