— Joe Castaldo

I recently took a vacation to Iceland and did some reporting while I was there. The result, published here, is a look at the country’s economic recovery, and at a somewhat bizarre proposal put forward by some Icelanders for the country to adopt the Canadian dollar. I’ll be very surprised if this idea moves anywhere, but when a country suffers a financial calamity like Iceland did, it’s understandable that all kinds of ideas to strengthen the economy are going to be tossed around.

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I have a feature out now about Andreas Apostolopoulos, a Toronto-resident who bought the Pontiac Silverdome in Michigan for just $583,000. The 80,311-seat stadium was built more than 30 years ago for around $55 million.

I’ll have a version up here eventually. In the meantime, here’s a look at the Silverdome’s greatest hits.

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I’m a journalist in Toronto. I’m using this website to showcase some of the articles I write. I might start blogging at some point, but I wouldn’t count on it.

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