Spring is a time of renewal, a chance to cleanse not just your closet but yourself, too. File photo.

Time to hit refresh

The arrival of spring comes with special hints in the preceding weeks. There are certain smells in the air that remind us it’s not far off.

Team Canada fans cheer on the Canadian Olympic men's hockey team at the Shark Club Sports Bar and Grill in Calgary on Feb. 19, 2014. (Stuart Dryden/Postmedia Network/Files)

Small sports bars could be hit hard

One problem with trying to charge establishments that show televised sports more money for those broadcasts is that it leads to a weird philosophical debate: What exactly is a sports bar?