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"04.12.2016 19:25:48" theglobeandmail.com Sundance line-up reads like a syllabus for Anti-Trump 101 You can never quite tell what is going to come down from Sundance's mountain. The largest hints can be found in the festival's documentary program, which flick at Trump's policy both domestic and abroad.
"04.12.2016 19:04:15" theglobeandmail.com Simple, yet sophisticated, dishes for the holiday season Southwestern flavours are a stylish and welcome break from more traditional seasonal flavours If you're expecting company during the holidays it's important to have a dinner to serve that is easy to make but has a sense of sophistication.
"04.12.2016 18:42:53" theglobeandmail.com How rugby star Heather Moyse found golden moments in another sport For many, the Olympics represent the pinnacle of an athlete's career. For others, especially in team sports, competing in a World Cup, win or lose, is as good as it gets. The rare three-sport athlete used a near-podium finish in her first Olympics as motivation for further success.
"04.12.2016 18:18:45" theglobeandmail.com Kelly: Blue Jays pushing their luck by not opening their wallets Toronto needs to stop relying on luck to build its roster and remember there are no real bargains in baseball As in urban real estate, there are no real bargains in baseball. Every once in a while you get lucky. But mostly you get what you pay for, Cathal Kelly writes.
"04.12.2016 17:58:37" theglobeandmail.com After years of heavy playing, older drummers feel toll on health The issue of drummers and health has bubbled up of late. Repetitive strain damage to muscles, crumbling vertebra and impaired hearing are just some of the common problems aging drummers struggle with.
"04.12.2016 17:38:18" theglobeandmail.com Far-right camp concedes defeat to Van der Bellen in Austrian presidential election Far-right Austrian presidential candidate Norbert Hofer's campaign manager conceded defeat on Sunday to former Greens leader Alexander Van der Bellen The result is a blow to populists who had hoped a wave of anti-establishment sentiment in Western democracies would carry Norbert Hofer to power .
"04.12.2016 17:18:12" theglobeandmail.com Death toll rises to 24 in California warehouse party fire Officials in Oakland, California, say the death toll from a fire in a converted warehouse has risen to 24 An update on the deadly fire that ripped through a converted warehouse in Oakland, California on Friday night.
"04.12.2016 16:57:21" theglobeandmail.com Los Angeles Lakers no longer have the star power of their glory days The iconic basketball team may still be talented, but their arrival for a game isn't the event it once was It used to be an event whenever the Los Angeles Lakers came to town, not just in Toronto but whatever city the NBA's glamour squad descended upon.
"04.12.2016 16:35:34" theglobeandmail.com The Globe 100: These are the best books of 2016 Globe Books Editor Mark Medley and his reviewers reveal their favourite reads of the year. Whether finding the best in fiction, keeping it real with non-fiction or searching for the perfect children's book, it's all here. The Globe 100 should keep you Whether finding the best in fiction, keeping it real with non-fiction or searching for the perfect children's book, it's all here. These are the best books of 2016.
"04.12.2016 16:12:43" theglobeandmail.com An introvert's guide to surviving the holidays Here's some advice from experts and former small-talk shirkers on how to survive a party from start to finish. If a jammed social calendar leaves you more anxious than merry, here are a few strategies on how to break out of your shell this season.
"04.12.2016 15:51:55" theglobeandmail.com My daughter-in-law never says thank you when she receives gifts. What do I do? I have a daughter-in-law who almost never says thank you for anything. According to David Eddie, an ungrateful daughter-in-law is in need of a 'praise sandwich.'
"04.12.2016 15:30:02" theglobeandmail.com A holiday gift guide for the seasoned traveller on your list Finding a gift for a world traveller isn't an easy task – how do you wow someone who's seemingly seen and done it all? The best way to impress those who have seen it all is to make the journey less of a hassle.
"04.12.2016 15:07:51" theglobeandmail.com Castro's ashes interred in private ceremony; plans to broadcast cancelled Cuban officials made a last-minute cancellation of plans to broadcast the events live on national and international television Cuban officials made a last-minute cancellation of plans to broadcast the events live on national and international television.
"04.12.2016 14:52:10" In order to create opportunities for his children, Mr. Park abandoned his career in South Korea with no idea what the future held in store. His story is one of the many featured in a new interactive documentary about one of Canada's most diverse
"04.12.2016 14:47:42" theglobeandmail.com Five ways to hard-wire children for a lifetime of giving As any parent knows, most children seem to be wired for one thing: Getting, getting, getting. Researchers say that by making philanthropy a habit early in life the habit will persist through adulthood.
"04.12.2016 14:27:37" theglobeandmail.com Chile's Baha'i Temple born of Canadian architect's 12-year project Alex Bozikovic reports from Santiago on one of architecture's most ambitious undertakings Canadian architect Siamak Hariri spent a lifetime hoping to unite religion and technology – and realized his dream in a Baha'i temple in Chile. From Alex Bozikovic - The Globe and Mail
"04.12.2016 14:03:50" Timeline Photos To outside observers and even many who worked there, Ottawa-based Shopify was a roaring success. But CEO Tobi Lutke saw signs of complacency – and issued a call to arms to 'avoid being yet another BlackBerry/Nortel.' Sean Silcoff goes inside a rising tech
"04.12.2016 13:43:32" theglobeandmail.com South Africa's relentless push to eliminate HIV Doctors Without Borders has found innovative ways to offer HIV testing and treatment in the fight to eliminate AIDs South Africa currently has the largest treatment program in the world, with 3.4 million HIV-positive citizens taking a daily pill that contains three drugs.
"04.12.2016 12:21:49" theglobeandmail.com The gym rat's unwritten code of etiquette Gyms can be intimidating to to the uninitiated. Heed these basic rules of conduct to fit in with even the most veteran crowd For every person at the gym who says, “I want to run a marathon next spring,” there is also the person who says, “I don't want to look stupid in front of everyone.”
"04.12.2016 11:21:02" theglobeandmail.com More schools needed near Toronto condos to keep up with family boom Some condo residents believe the city, developers and school boards should be more involved in the planning. School boards have struggled to keep pace with the boom in high-rise construction, leaving many families with difficult commutes.
"04.12.2016 04:00:02" theglobeandmail.com Warehouse party fire kills at least nine in California, fears death toll will rise Fire tore through an Oakland warehouse converted into artist studios during a late night dance party, killing at least nine people, and officials said Saturday that the death toll could rise as high as 40 The cause of the blaze and precise number of casualties remained undetermined hours after flames engulfed the two-story structure that occupied about half a city block and housed a cluttered warren of artists' studios, craft booths, antiques and
"04.12.2016 03:37:57" theglobeandmail.com Alberta's Notley in for a rough B.C. welcome on Trans Mountain mission The Alberta Premier is headed into potentially hostile territory as she makes her way to British Columbia on Monday and Tuesday next week When she arrives in Vancouver, Alberta's premier may find the gap between what her province wants and what residents of the Lower Mainland will accept will be unbridgeable.
"04.12.2016 03:17:47" theglobeandmail.com The Vancouver Art Gallery begins new series featuring local contemporary artists Many visitors come to the Vancouver Art Gallery seeking Emily Carr paintings, or blockbuster shows that happen to pass through town The Vancouver Art Gallery has launched a provocative triennial tribute to the city's artists
"04.12.2016 02:25:06" theglobeandmail.com More research ties sugary drinks to poor sleep A study indicates those who get up to only five hours of shut-eye tend to gravitate toward caffeinated, non-diet pop Having trouble going to bed? It might be time to cut out sugary drinks.
"04.12.2016 01:44:47" theglobeandmail.com Lack of tiny home legislation prompts big fights The Tiny Home Alliance of Canada was formed in 2014 to meet the growing demand for information and resources among tiny-home owners and prospective tiny-home owners Advocates of micro-housing are looking for changes to zoning bylaws that they say are stunting an industry's growth.
"04.12.2016 00:41:26" theglobeandmail.com Robots in warehouses: Job killers or indispensable? From order picking to self-driving vehicles, robotics is transforming the fulfilment sector The days of warehouses bustling with workers to pick boxes and fill orders could soon be a thing of the past.
"03.12.2016 23:40:23" theglobeandmail.com Prime Minister: You failed to do your job by approving pipelines Do not tell me this is about jobs and the economy. We have seen that the oil industry is a roller-coaster ride that will soon come to a stop, writes Stewart Phillip Justin Trudeau failed in his sacred duty to respect the Title and Rights of indigenous peoples, Stewart Phillip, President of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs, writes in Globe Opinion
"03.12.2016 22:38:41" theglobeandmail.com Should the Zika virus still factor into your travel planning? Precautions may seem like a travel turn-off. But it's still possible to have an enjoyable – and safe – vacation The World Health Organization has lifted its emergency on the virus, but some precautions are still in order before planning a vacation south.
"03.12.2016 22:17:59" theglobeandmail.com Southey: Somehow, 'AAAGGHH!' was left out of the Robin Camp judicial review The judicial council that conducted the Justice Robin Camp inquiry managed to remain temperate and restrained with nary a 'WTF' or 'Jesus wept' in the entire decision "The kind of contrition his conduct demands can only be expressed in an a resignation and that is something Justice Camp has said he will not do and so here we are." From Globe Opinion
"03.12.2016 21:55:15" theglobeandmail.com Review: 'White Trash' and 'White Rage' undermine the myth of American exceptionalism The key piece of propaganda in the current U.S. presidential race appeared not in the form of some duplicitous ad or a disingenuous policy plank. It came as a baseball cap. Two new books on class and racism in America undermine the Trump-ed up myth of American exceptionalism.
"03.12.2016 21:34:06" theglobeandmail.com Biking through Estonia's post-Soviet landscape In The Cyclist Who Went Out in the Cold, Tim Moore rides it all, from Russia to Estonia, and witnesses the lasting impact of the Soviet Union The Iron Curtain Trail, which spans 9,000 kilometres, cyclists can tour the line that divided Europe for decades.
"03.12.2016 21:13:30" theglobeandmail.com A moonlit stroll through lightless streets of the Solomon Islands Dispatch is a series of first-person stories from the road. Readers can share their experiences, from the sublime to the strange. For this traveller, walking through the nighttime paths of the Solomon Islands was both harrowing and majestic.
"03.12.2016 20:13:13" theglobeandmail.com Born deaf and now losing his vision, Merico Tesolin is finding light in the dark The Globe's Jana Pruden tells his story in 12 Instagram snapshots. "There is darkness, and there is light. In daytime, the darkness is mostly around the edges, but at night, it is everywhere."
"03.12.2016 18:54:05" theglobeandmail.com Toronto FC leads city's sports resurgence in MLS championship In one year, Toronto FC went from playoff patsies to a spot in Major League Soccer's championship game and became a sporting metaphor for the city itself. Is Canada's city of losers ready to win a championship?
"03.12.2016 18:29:44" theglobeandmail.com Renzetti: Will the tweets of a seven-year-old girl in Aleppo shock us into action? The visual evidence from Aleppo, and the misery of millions of displaced Syrian refugees (half of whom are children) seems to have hardened the heart of the international community. Through Bana Alabed's 140 characters the world is witnessing a tragedy unfold in real time. From Globe Opinion
"03.12.2016 17:57:31" theglobeandmail.com Apps and 'chairlift dating' help skiers find soulmates on the slopes LuvByrd is among the apps fostering romance on the slopes – and it's expanding across North America just in time for ski season New ski dating apps are helping solo skiers single out their slopeside soulmates all over North America.
"03.12.2016 17:35:01" theglobeandmail.com Ad-free CBC could serve as a rallying point for Canadian creativity Not so long ago, if you suggested the CBC cut advertising from its programming, both observers and insiders would pat you on the head and smile kindly at your naïve idealism. Freedom from commercial pressures would allow the institution the chance to innovate its informational offerings, Kate Taylor writes.
"03.12.2016 17:12:09" theglobeandmail.com 'A whole new … frustration': Air Miles faces fresh backlash Some people took to social media to express their relief that the expiry was cancelled, while others complained that they wished they hadn't rushed to use up Miles to meet the company's deadline. Some Air Miles collectors who scrambled to spend their points before the expiry date are frustrated by LoyaltyOne's abrupt decision to reverse the policy.
"03.12.2016 16:48:21" theglobeandmail.com Europe's Jews have reason to fear today's political climate Christian Europeans profess liberal tolerance but continue to treat Jews as different It has become acceptable for many to speak openly against Jews, Doug Saunders writes in Globe Opinion.
"03.12.2016 16:26:11" theglobeandmail.com Recipe: Seared chili-rubbed sirloin with southwestern flavours Do the searing and make the sauce ahead of time, so that all you have to do when you're ready to sit down is throw it quickly in the oven The secret to this dish is prep.
"03.12.2016 15:53:15" theglobeandmail.com Trump seeks to 'drain the swamp' with a cabinet of the ultrarich So far, the net worth of the president-elect's proposed administration is sitting on $11-billion of personal wealth, about four times the net worth of Obama's cabinet So far, the chosen ones to get the job done are distinctly more Richie Rich than Joe the Plumber.
"03.12.2016 15:29:33" theglobeandmail.com Backlog of Toronto drunk-driving cases threatens goal of zero tolerance As police roll out holiday RIDE checks across the Greater Toronto Area, provincial court data show that regional court systems are struggling to process impaired cases efficiently. There will likely be scores of impaired driving charges in the next few weeks but many won't be resolved until next Christmas.
"03.12.2016 15:07:40" theglobeandmail.com The radicals have taken over: Academic extremism comes to Canada How did we get here? University campuses have always leaned a little left – but it's past the point where the radicals have taken over, Margaret Wente writes in Globe Opinion.
"03.12.2016 14:46:36" theglobeandmail.com With clever craft-beer names running dry, brew makers turn to song lyrics Hoptical Illusion, Hoparazzi, Hopnotist, RoboHop and even Total Eclipse Of The Hop: these are all already actual Canadian beer names. In a world of thinning naming opportunities, one Canadian brewery is taking a page from song lyrics to find the names that describe their flavours.
"03.12.2016 14:22:38" theglobeandmail.com Frank and Oak's millennial look now also for women The company is about defining young entrepreneurial types, being a lifestyle brand. Having built its business through online shopping and 'demand shaping,' Frank + Oak decided it was big enough to take a crack at women's wear.
"03.12.2016 14:00:10" Timeline Photos "Santa's little pipefitters." Today's editorial cartoon by Brian Gable. From Globe Opinion
"03.12.2016 13:41:07" theglobeandmail.com Leadership behind Canadian medical marijuana company has an OxyContin past When Emblem Cannabis Corp was cleared by the federal government to sell medical marijuana in August, the company set out to attract new investors, vowing to “change the face” of the industry. The former drug executive who helped pioneer an addictive painkiller – the flashpoint for a continent-wide opioid crisis – is now looking to capitalize on cannabis.
"03.12.2016 13:30:42" theglobeandmail.com Tired of holiday rat race, Canadians forge alternative Christmas traditions “There's a connectedness that I've not experienced during the typical family gathering. …There's no talk about Boxing Day shopping and no mention of Christmas gift returns, and the location has nixed any Internet activity.” Instead of overspending and overprepping for an often anticlimactic finish, many Canadians are opting to do Christmas differently.
"03.12.2016 13:08:03" theglobeandmail.com Emerging-market winners and losers after Trump Some developing countries do have the financial strength to withstand the U.S. president-elect's protectionist stance Not all emerging markets are equally vulnerable to Trump's plans for increased protectionism.
"03.12.2016 12:47:08" theglobeandmail.com Is trial and error or watch and learn better for picking up new movements? A study finds instant visual feedback helps in adjusting to a new movement, though the benefit fades when the feedback is taken away To learn a new movement – a better golf swing, say, or a smoother running gait – you have to retrain not only your muscles but your mind.
"03.12.2016 12:25:44" theglobeandmail.com Canada's ambassador to U.S. makes the case for playing nice with Trump Canada's ambassador to the U.S. David MacNaughton says there are plenty of mutually beneficial interests for Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau to pursue “So the way I look at it right now,” David MacNaughton says of working with Donald Trump's America, “is we've got lots of opportunities.”
"03.12.2016 12:03:45" theglobeandmail.com Trump voter who hoped he'd curb influence of moneyed elites lost home to incoming Treasury secretary When Donald Trump named his Treasury secretary, Teena Colebrook felt her heart sink When Donald Trump nominated OneWest Bank executive Steve Mnuchin, Teena Colebrook felt her heart sink. Now, she wishes she didn't vote at all.
"03.12.2016 11:05:31" theglobeandmail.com Toronto transit: How to make 'the better way' the viable alternative way Hundreds of thousands of individual choices made daily add up to problems for quality of life, the environment and, when congestion gets too bad, the economy. With the city and region expected to grow over the coming years, public transit will have to play a bigger role.
"03.12.2016 04:21:27" theglobeandmail.com Pipeline approval has endangered Trudeau and Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson's 'bromance' Since the announcement this week that Justin Trudeau's Liberal government supports the expansion of Kinder Morgan's Trans-Canada Pipeline, Canada's most famous “bromance” has been on death watch. The two were close, to say the least. But federal support for the pipeline may be too much for the relationship to withstand. From Globe British Columbia
"03.12.2016 03:56:30" theglobeandmail.com Trans Mountain pipeline continues to be juicy fodder for attack ads in B.C. Mr. Horgan is firmly against the plan to expand the pipeline – we think. Describing his position on it as erratic would be charitable. Premier Christy Clark and the Liberals are likely working on an ad painting NDP Leader John Horgan as a 'flip-flopper' on the issues of pipelines, Gary Mason writes in Globe British Columbia.
"03.12.2016 03:30:54" theglobeandmail.com B.C. tackles campaign finance reform — without turning off taps on 'big money' The B.C. Liberals' donation disclosure goes only a small distance toward the kind of campaign finance reform legislation the Alberta NDP government introduced last week The B.C. Liberals' new rules only go a small distance toward the kind of campaign finance reform legislation Alberta introduced last week and Ontario did earlier this year.
"03.12.2016 02:29:36" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau discussed Chinese investments at fundraiser, host says Trudeau 'approachable and friendly' when issues involving Chinese companies were raised, host of Vancouver event says The event came as the Trudeau government is reviewing a bid by China's Anbang Insurance Group to buy one of B.C.'s biggest retirement-home chains. From Globe Politics
"03.12.2016 02:01:12" theglobeandmail.com After my divorce, singing in a rock band lifted me out of depression Sing out strong I had hit rock bottom; my life was a mess. And then I was asked to join a rock band, Nelson Smith writes.
"03.12.2016 00:57:03" theglobeandmail.com NYC councillors want federal funds for Trump's $1-million-a-day security New York City council Speaker and member launch petition to have costs borne by federal government City officials have estimated the security cost at more than $1-million a day, which would total over $1-billion during his four-year term as president.
"03.12.2016 00:35:49" theglobeandmail.com Yakabuski: What's next for France after François Hollande's exit The Republic is at a crossroads of hope and defeat after his failed presidency Hollande promised to be a “normal” president. Fate and personality made him anything but, Konrad Yakabuski writes in Globe Opinion.
"03.12.2016 00:14:10" theglobeandmail.com NHLPA rejects NHL's offer of Olympic participation in exchange for contract extension The NHL proposed the idea to the players' association in the course of discussions last month. NHLPA executive director Don Fehr says that the players, primarily the executive board, showed no interest in the idea.
"02.12.2016 23:53:32" theglobeandmail.com Trump speaks with Taiwan's president, a move likely to anger China Washington has pursued a so-called “one China” policy since 1979, when it shifted diplomatic recognition of China from the government in Taiwan to the communist government on the mainland It is highly unusual, perhaps unprecedented, for the U.S. president or president-elect to speak directly with a leader of Taiwan, which the U.S. broke diplomatic ties with in 1979.
"02.12.2016 23:32:52" theglobeandmail.com Carnival's Princess Cruise Line to pay $40-million for dumping waste Executives of Miami-based Carnival, the world's biggest cruise operator, agreed to the plea deal One of the ship's engineers had reported the illegal discharges and investigators later found other crew members sought to cover up the incident and other wrongful practices, a statement says. From Report on Business
"02.12.2016 23:09:03" theglobeandmail.com The French correction: Who can keep France's economy from falling further into stagnation? Many French voters are losing their patience with soaring national unemployment and poor productivity. Paul Waldie looks at how presidential candidates François Fillon, Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron are promising to change that “We have a big crisis of leadership. For me it's a new game, new rule, new player.” From Report on Business
"02.12.2016 22:45:51" theglobeandmail.com Ontario ombudsman Paul Dube investigating province's use of solitary confinement Ombudsman Paul Dube says he launched the investigation in light of the “serious issues raised in an increasing number of complaints” about the use of segregation in the province's correctional facilities. The ombudsman's office has received over 500 segregation-related complaints in the past three years and Dube says he wants an end to indefinite solitary confinement.
"02.12.2016 22:14:50" theglobeandmail.com Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse named Rising Star of 2016 by IAAF The winners were chosen by athletics officials, athletes, journalists and an online public poll. The 22-year-old from Markham, Ont., won medals in all three events in his Olympic debut in Rio — silver in the 200 metres, bronze in the 100 metres, and bronze in the 4x100 relay.
"02.12.2016 21:48:33" theglobeandmail.com Lawsuits by Trump supporters seek to stop U.S. election recounts in three states Lawsuits are pending in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin The Green Party has said its requests for recounts in those states are focused on ensuring the integrity of the U.S. voting system and not on changing the result of the election.
"02.12.2016 21:26:05" theglobeandmail.com Toronto housing market takes a breath as buyers think globally “I think people have frankly gone into a 'wait and see' mode” Will the “Trump surprise” speed up the expected cooling of Canadian real estate?
"02.12.2016 21:06:17" Globe food critic Alexandra Gill on her favourite restaurants of the year
"02.12.2016 21:05:44" theglobeandmail.com How The Globe found the catalyst of Syria's civil war In 2011, Naief Abazid's graffiti on a Syrian school wall helped ignite a Syrian revolution that escalated into a global conflict. No one was more surprised by that than him How Mark MacKinnon tracked down the Syrian #graffitikids who launched a revolution:
"02.12.2016 20:40:13" theglobeandmail.com Vancouver startup helps fishermen deliver directly to restaurants University students' e-commerce platform boosts fishermen's income by cutting out middlemen Fisherman who sell through Coastline are paid 50 per cent to 200 per cent more for their catch than what they'd get from wholesalers. From Report on Business
"02.12.2016 20:01:15" theglobeandmail.com Gambian dictator suffers shocking defeat in election stunner Gambian president Yahya Jammeh, who ruled his tiny nation for 22 years, lost to former security guard Adama Barrow Jammeh was an eccentric ruler who claimed to be able to cure AIDS and infertility with his homemade herbal potions. While his secret police jailed and tortured his opponents, he threatened to decapitate gays and ordered the arrest of suspected “witches
"02.12.2016 19:37:38" Timeline Photos The kid on the elevator was visibly nervous as he ascended toward our agreed meeting point. The young Syrian was about to meet a Canadian journalist and finally tell his part in the story of how we all got to this vexed moment in history.
"02.12.2016 19:17:02" theglobeandmail.com Monsef apologizes to MPs for criticizing electoral reform group Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef has apologized in the House of Commons for belittling the work of a special committee of the House of Commons that has just completed a thorough study on electoral reform "In no way did I intend to imply that they didn't work hard, that they didn't put in the long hours, that they didn't focus on the task at hand." From Globe Politics
"02.12.2016 18:56:16" theglobeandmail.com Canadian couple killed in Tennessee wildfire John Tegler and Marilyn Tegler, both in their 70s, are among 13 people who have died as a result of the Tennessee fires A couple from Canada is among the victims of a wildfire that ravaged the Smoky Mountains resort city of Gatlinburg, Tenn.:
"02.12.2016 18:22:53" theglobeandmail.com Santa, maybe? It's Yorkdale versus the original Fashion Santa in this festive fracas Who's been naughty and nice in this battle of Christmas clout? The Internet nearly lost its Christmas cookies when Toronto's Yorkdale Shopping Centre revealed a new Fashion Santa:
"02.12.2016 17:50:17" theglobeandmail.com Some things should never be 'normalized' Labelling something as normal is a way of organizing the world, of making quick decisions as to what is reasonable and what cannot be tolerated Normal is about what we're okay with, about drawing a line between what happens regularly and what is acceptable. From Globe Opinion
"02.12.2016 17:27:22" theglobeandmail.com Rob Carrick: Air Miles reversal is a 'bogus victory' We'll end up with our points, but will they be worth anything in the end? "The reversal of the points expiry sounds like a win for the little guy, but it's actually not." From Rob Carrick
"02.12.2016 16:59:55" theglobeandmail.com U.S. vets to form 'human wall' at North Dakota pipeline protest Over 2,100 already at camp with more to come over the weekend, intend to form human wall to protect protestors Some of the more than 2,100 veterans who signed up on the group's Facebook page have arrived at the camp with hundreds more expected over the weekend.
"02.12.2016 16:37:39" theglobeandmail.com Digital Lab: Introducing Globe Elf, The Globe's advent calendar chatbot Globe Elf is an advent calendar chatbot designed to help you get through the holidays in one piece. Looking for mouth-watering recipes for your holiday entertaining? We've created a chatbot that sends you one recipe a day between now and Christmas.
"02.12.2016 16:13:38" Watch as Chernobyl is enveloped in a massive new tomb Watch as Chernobyl nuclear reactor that exploded in 1986 is enveloped in a massive new tomb:
"02.12.2016 16:12:07" theglobeandmail.com Sorry, Vancouver: The rest of Canada needs pipelines Vancouverites – including the mayor – need to get out of their idyllic little bubble and see how things are in the rest of the country Unfortunately, Justin Trudeau does not have the luxury of governing on the basis of what is good for one small region of the country alone. From Globe Opinion
"02.12.2016 15:51:57" theglobeandmail.com On electoral reform, the Liberals are laying a beating on the Liberals For those joining us late, here are the results of Thursday's Electoral Reform Cup. Editorial: On electoral reform, it's the 2016 Liberals vs. the 2015 Liberals. And this year's Liberals are laying a beating on last year's Liberals. From Globe Opinion
"02.12.2016 15:30:54" theglobeandmail.com New cohort of Canada Research Chairs to include 38 per cent women Government initiative stresses the importance of ending awards disparity for underrepresented groups One of the government's most prestigious research programs, and a prominent tool to attract and retain top academic talent in Canada, is set to unveil one of its largest cohorts of women ever.
"02.12.2016 15:06:53" theglobeandmail.com Accept road tolls or make big cuts, Toronto city manager warns Staff report warns of service cuts, but mayor's push to charge drivers on Gardiner, DVP faces plenty of opposition of all stripes Accept the “businesslike” and “fiscally conservative” plan or start chopping services and erasing plans for new transit lines and other projects, Toronto's top civil servant warns.
"02.12.2016 14:45:45" theglobeandmail.com Mall of America, nation's biggest, hires first black Santa Larry Jefferson to don the red suit this weekend as part of suburban Minneapolis mall's Santa Experience Larry Jefferson was the only black Santa among the 1,000 impersonators that attended a nation-wide search this summer for a diverse Kris Kringle.
"02.12.2016 14:21:27" Timeline Photos Moment in time: Dec. 2, 2001 - Enron files for bankruptcy protection:
It's hard to imagine now, but in its heyday, Enron was a respected name. In an energy sector that was being reshaped by deregulation and Internet-based trading, executives at a
"02.12.2016 13:57:29" theglobeandmail.com Syrian exodus to Canada: A look at who the refugees are and where they went Statistics on Syrian refugee resettlement paint a clearer picture of the new arrivals' lives in Canada, and the challenges that lie ahead for them One year later: Joe Friesen crunches the data on Syrian refugees to paint a clearer picture of their new lives in this country, and the challenges that lie ahead for them.
"02.12.2016 13:35:41" Timeline Photos "Cannabis Inc." Today's editorial cartoon by Brian Gable. From Globe Opinion
"02.12.2016 13:14:36" theglobeandmail.com For Trump, the show never stops The election is over, but the president-elect continues to attend raucous rallies and make big promises A president-elect who continues to campaign after the election is over – whoever heard of such a thing? But what Donald Trump seeks can only be found in front of worshipful thousands. From John Ibbitson
"02.12.2016 12:53:14" theglobeandmail.com The domino effect: What happens if millennials never buy houses Do you have to own your home in order to have a great home? The housing conversation has shifted from talk of a correction to the implications of continued rising prices, particularly on first-time buyers. From Rob Carrick
"02.12.2016 12:32:28" theglobeandmail.com Influential Chinese-Canadians paying to attend private fundraisers with Trudeau Attendance figures suggest the Liberal Party collects a minimum of $50,000 per event from donors #Exclusive: Some of the guests and hosts at the intimate fundraisers are well-connected to China's ruling Communist Party.
"02.12.2016 12:10:48" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau promised electoral reform, but failed to say what kind The Liberal government still hasn't figured out what electoral reform is, but they're finding a lot of reasons not to do it The Liberal government still hasn't figured out what electoral reform is, but they're finding a lot of reasons not to do it, writes Campbell Clark.
"02.12.2016 11:49:29" theglobeandmail.com Are some types of cheese more nutritious than others? What kind of cheese – and how much – you should eat depends on your health goals and your overall diet. When it comes to nutritional merits, cheese is a good-news, bad-news story.
"02.12.2016 11:29:06" theglobeandmail.com Better tracking of pot prescriptions sought by Canadian doctors' bodies Health Canada urged to license marijuana and assign it a drug identification number The provincial bodies that regulate Canada's physicians have no way of tracking how doctors are prescribing medical marijuana, leaving them unable to determine how often the drug is prescribed, to whom and in what quantities.
"02.12.2016 11:01:51" theglobeandmail.com Liberals fault previous Tory government for fighter-jet shortage Officials dismiss accusations they're misleading the public with aircraft urgency, assert replacing the decades-old CF-18s is the only way Canada can meet commitments to NORAD and NATO The Liberal government is rejecting the notion that it manufactured an artificial crisis in order to buy 18 new Super Hornets, saying Canada's shortage of fighter jets goes back to 2010, when the Conservatives were in power. From Globe Politics
"02.12.2016 05:19:02" theglobeandmail.com Kinder Morgan pipeline will be a dividing line, again, in B.C. election B.C. Premier Christy Clark said this week she is poised to support the expansion of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain oil pipeline, but on Thursday distanced herself from the task of persuading British Columbians that the project is worth the risk. B.C. Premier Christy Clark's pro-pipeline stance will place her in contrast to her political rival, NDP Leader John Horgan, as the two prepare for a provincial election campaign that begins in April. From Globe British Columbia
"02.12.2016 04:18:26" theglobeandmail.com On pipelines, Trudeau strikes the right balance Feel free to quibble with the particulars of the Trudeau government's big pipeline package Editorial: "Looking at the big picture, it's hard to disagree with how the [Liberal] government has analyzed the [pipeline] problem and come up with a framework for simultaneously reducing greenhouse-gas emissions, allowing the oil industry to operate
"02.12.2016 03:17:17" theglobeandmail.com What I learned about life by talking about death Pull up a chair. Leigh Naturkach wants to make it easier for everyone to talk about the end of life "Death is the only part of life in which we are guaranteed to have a part." One writer shares how he's helping to change how we think and talk about death.
"02.12.2016 02:53:58" theglobeandmail.com Donald Trump is the world's oldest seven-year-old boy The President-elect reacts to perceived slights like a child who loses a card game and throws a tantrum Editorial: "There are days you just want to send Donald Trump to his room." From Globe Opinion
"02.12.2016 02:29:46" Timeline Photos During some of the darkest days of the financial crisis in 2008, Steven Mnuchin spied opportunity.
Now president-elect Donald Trump has tapped Mnuchin, who was chief fundraiser for his campaign, to become the next Treasury Secretary of the United States.
"02.12.2016 02:07:42" theglobeandmail.com Too many workers out to lunch on defined-contribution pension plans Too many employees are oblivious to their responsibilities to make their defined-contribution pension plans work, and a lot of employers seem to be clueless about the problem "Both employees and employers seem to be operating under false assumptions about what the other is doing to ensure pensions are being managed and used effectively." From Rob Carrick
"02.12.2016 01:45:03" theglobeandmail.com Liberals dismiss warnings that doctors will head to U.S. over tax changes Federal government defends tax change that will limit some physicians' access to the small-business deduction The federal government imposed a new tax bracket of 33 per cent this year on income above $200,000, while reducing the tax rate at middle income levels. From Globe Politics
"02.12.2016 01:20:00" Video: Chef Basics: How to bake cinnamon buns from scratch Watch chef Matt DeMille as he shows you how to create the tasty, sticky favourites.
"02.12.2016 01:12:08" theglobeandmail.com Ontario takes welcome steps to unclog its court system In order to better ensure that accused persons are given a timely trial, Ontario says it will appoint 13 more judges to its Court of Justice and hire 32 additional assistant Crown prosecutors Editorial: "It is too soon to say whether Ontario has committed enough resources and money to fix its justice system." From Globe Opinion
"02.12.2016 00:46:35" theglobeandmail.com Introducing Globe Elf, The Globe's advent calendar chatbot Globe Elf is a chatbot designed to help you get through the holidays in one piece. Think of Globe Elf as your little holiday helper
"02.12.2016 00:03:53" theglobeandmail.com Facing a 'tidal wave' of dementia, China is running out of time China faces one of the world's largest public-health crises – an impending calamity of human suffering that risks economic and political upheaval Thirty years from now, China's elderly population will vastly outnumber its younger citizens. In a country where assisted-living homes are scarce, and dementia is not widely understood, will people pay the price before the government does?
"01.12.2016 23:38:41" theglobeandmail.com Trump's election a reminder that 'happy talk' about diversity isn't enough Ryerson, McGill researchers urge vigilance in creating inclusive workplaces Researchers find that a continued commitment to diversity must be coupled with significant changes in organizational practices. From Report on Business
"01.12.2016 23:26:48" Video: Time-lapse images from space show the human impact on p... See how four spots in Canada have changed since 1984 via time-lapse satellite imagery from Google.
"01.12.2016 22:35:53" theglobeandmail.com Former Toronto Raptor Vince Carter 'put Canada on the map' 'His rim-rattling ways might be behind him, but the former Raptor will be 'remembered as one of the pioneers of Toronto basketball' Vince Carter's rim-rattling ways might be behind him, but the former Raptor will be 'remembered as one of the pioneers of Toronto basketball.'
"01.12.2016 22:10:24" theglobeandmail.com Air Miles backs off from plan to let points expire Ontario was considering legislation to block the expiration of rewards program points After a backlash from consumers and threats of changes to some of the legislation governing loyalty programs, Air Miles is backing away from its plan to let miles five years or older expire. From Report on Business
"01.12.2016 21:21:26" theglobeandmail.com Photographer Neil Leifer's greatest snapshots of sports history are going up for sale Cathal Kelly explains how the photographer's images of stars like Muhammad Ali, Pele and Nadia Comaneci captured a vanished era The personal collection of historic sports photographer Neil Leifer is going up for auction in New York. The Globe and Mail's Cathal Kelly explains how his images captured a vanished era.
"01.12.2016 20:53:31" theglobeandmail.com France's Hollande says he will not seek second term as president Move throws the selection of a Socialist candidate wide open It is the first time in decades that an incumbent French president has not sought re-election. Hollande is the most unpopular president on record.
"01.12.2016 20:45:00" beta.images.theglobeandmail.com www.beta.images.theglobeandmail.com We built that: a look at five Canadian companies that make components for planes, trains and automobiles (and ships and spacecraft, too). tgam.ca/MadeInCanada
"01.12.2016 20:33:15" Laura Stone Live from the House of Commons The Globe an Mail's Laura Stone is live from the House of Commons with Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef.
"01.12.2016 20:23:42" theglobeandmail.com Italian referendum seen as populism's next big test – with worrying implications for EU Coming after Brexit and Trump, a win by No side would embolden populist parties just as elections roll out across Europe "Italy really hasn't mattered much to the Western world since the war-mongering fascist era. That's about to change."
"01.12.2016 19:22:08" theglobeandmail.com Senators' attendance records online for the first time Plus: Pipeline politics just beginning; doctors decry tax move; task force's pot paper rolls in; electoral reform referendum recommendation; and Leitch backlash gains steam Senators can be financially penalized or even booted out if they fail to show up to work too often.
"01.12.2016 19:22:00" theglobeandmail.com Cable TV is about to be disrupted, and the CRTC knows it Could the “skinny licence renewal” be a big, fat diversion from more fundamental reasons for a one-year licence? "Here are seven speculations about what issues might be at play in the one-year renewal, and why the CRTC might just be offering a policy version of a red herring." From Globe Opinion
"01.12.2016 19:01:42" theglobeandmail.com For 'knees together' judge Robin Camp: Education is power Are we going to fire each and every judge who has uttered sexist comments in the course of a trial? Or, are we going to try to educate them? "I worry that we are swift to punish. I worry that we prefer punishment to education." Globe Opinion
"01.12.2016 18:17:48" Facing a "tidal wave" of dementia, China is running out of time:
"01.12.2016 18:04:28" theglobeandmail.com Ontario overhauls campaign finance rules with sweeping reforms Legislation clamps down on cash-for-access fundraising and tightens caps on individual contributions Ontario's new law leaves a handful of loopholes, but still represents the most substantial campaign finance reform for the province in a generation:
"01.12.2016 17:43:29" theglobeandmail.com Electoral reform committee calls for referendum on voting system Group urges government to seek Canadians' preference between current first-past-the-post or proportional representation The group also recommends Elections Canada conduct a public awareness campaign on the current first-past-the-post system and a new one. From Laura Stone
"01.12.2016 17:32:14" Photos from The Globe and Mail's post World AIDS Day is marked worldwide annually on December 1, to raise awareness of the global AIDS pandemic.
"01.12.2016 17:11:42" theglobeandmail.com Ex-Laval mayor pleads guilty to fraud charges, gets six years, will repay $8.5-million Vaillancourt admitted to bilking taxpayers in a vast scheme to skim funds off public contracts Gilles Vaillancourt was one of 36 people arrested in 2013 on allegations they milked the city for decades.
"01.12.2016 16:47:55" theglobeandmail.com Introducing Globe Elf, The Globe's advent calendar chatbot Globe Elf is an advent calendar chatbot designed to help you get through the holidays in one piece. In search of mouth-watering recipes for your holiday entertaining? We've created a chatbot that sends you one recipe a day between now and Christmas.
"01.12.2016 16:38:09" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau and Trump: a study in contrasts Liberal PM builds on policies of his Tory predecessor while president-elect seeks to tear down everything Obama strove for "Justin Trudeau's critics have a point when they claim he is Stephen Harper's fourth term, dressed up in a smile. What they don't understand is how lucky we are this is true."
"01.12.2016 16:13:43" theglobeandmail.com Pipelines are not a reconciliation of Canada's environment and economy The two can go hand in hand. But betting on fossil fuels for long-term gains is foolish A prosperous economy and a healthy environment can go hand in hand. However, it does not follow that every prosperous economy is also environmentally sustainable. From Globe Opinion
"01.12.2016 15:52:43" theglobeandmail.com Marijuana task force submits report outlining framework for legal system Regulated production and a patchwork of provincial rules for recreational users expected when the Liberals table legislation in spring Sources said one of the guiding principles of the task force was that “all producers should be licensed” by Health Canada, save some small home-growing operations.
"01.12.2016 15:29:03" theglobeandmail.com Ontario expands criminal justice system to meet Supreme Court trial deadlines Ontario's moves come after Top Court set firm time limits for Provincial and Superior Court cases in July The announcements come after a first-degree murder charge in Ottawa was stayed after legal proceedings had lasted nearly four years.
"01.12.2016 15:08:00" theglobeandmail.com Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin medically evacuated from South Pole 86-year-old who stepped on moon minutes after Neil Armstrong taken to nearby U.S. research base The 86-year-old who stepped on moon just minutes after Neil Armstrong was taken to nearby U.S. research base and is in stable condition.
"01.12.2016 14:44:51" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau's blunders are dulling his shine Liberals who think cash-for-access and the Fidel follies only amount to paper cuts could well find the lacerations go deeper For more than a year, Conservatives have had to watch as Justin Trudeau performed beyond expectations. But there are signs the public mood is shifting. From Globe Opinion
"01.12.2016 14:24:10" Timeline Photos Moment in time: Dec. 1, 1988 - Benazir Bhutto becomes prime minister of Pakistan:
Destiny and determination drove Benazir Bhutto to become the first elected female leader of a Muslim country. The eldest child of Pakistan People's Party founder and prime
"01.12.2016 14:23:36" theglobeandmail.com Trump hits the road on 'thank you tour' The president-elect's road tour is about taking his populist message directly to the working-class voters who helped him win Donald J. Trump is getting back to a routine that aides say he thrives on – speaking to raucous crowds of the faithful.
"01.12.2016 14:01:15" theglobeandmail.com How to encourage girls to get interested in STEM With women still underrepresented in sciences, technology, engineering and math fields, programs aim to catch female students' interest “Girls have to be convinced to be interested in engineering, math and computing. A lot of them don't know what engineers do or they just shy away from math."
"01.12.2016 13:38:51" theglobeandmail.com When shopping for a car, should you buy new or used? Consumers need to consider what they can afford over the long term, keeping in mind that life's financial responsibilities change over time There are pros and cons to each choice, so it pays to spend some time researching each option.
"01.12.2016 13:16:33" theglobeandmail.com NAC to invest $3-million annually in ambitious cross-Canada projects National Arts Centre expects to invest the money in 15 to 20 projects a year, which do not have to appear on its stages The National Arts Centre/Centre national des Arts will invest in ambitious performing-arts works from anywhere in Canada, whether or not those shows appear on NAC stages.
"01.12.2016 12:52:53" Timeline Photos "You want pipelines?" Today's editorial cartoon by Brian Gable. From Globe Opinion
"01.12.2016 12:30:23" theglobeandmail.com Digital Lab: Introducing Globe Elf, The Globe's advent calendar chatbot Globe Elf is a chatbot designed to help make the holiday season a little easier. Globe Elf is here to help you get through the holidays in one piece. Send it a message today!
"01.12.2016 12:29:10" Report on Business The founder of the Big Mac dies at 98:
"01.12.2016 12:01:49" theglobeandmail.com Doctors warn thousands could leave for U.S. over new federal tax hikes Health-care professionals say change to small-business deduction forces them to pay tens of thousands more a year Finance Minister Bill Morneau is rejecting calls to remove a provision in the budget that doctors say will force them to pay tens of thousands more a year in taxes.
"01.12.2016 11:01:05" theglobeandmail.com Prison watchdog investigating use of rubber bullets after inmate injured Federal prisons ombudsman has opened investigation of an incident in which officers injured an inmate Canada's outgoing federal prisons ombudsman is probing the use of rubber bullets by staff after correctional officers shot and injured an inmate whose unlawful stay in solitary confinement.
"01.12.2016 05:43:08" theglobeandmail.com B.C. Liberal MPs worried about voter support after Trans Mountain pipeline approval While some members of parliament are 'disappointed' by Trudeau's approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, many are focused on what comes next In the last federal election, the Liberals won a record 17 of 42 British Columbia seats, but after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau approved the Trans Mountain expansion pipeline, some Liberal MPs elected and re-elected in B.C. in 2015 are uncertain about
"01.12.2016 04:49:29" theglobeandmail.com Architect James Corner picked to design park in one of Vancouver's last undeveloped waterfront properties The project is tied to the dismantling of the viaducts leading into downtown The landscape architect behind New York's award-winning High Line has been selected to design a major new park in Vancouver. From Globe British Columbia
"01.12.2016 04:26:13" theglobeandmail.com China using AI to censor sensitive topics in online group chats Group conversations receive greater scrutiny than private chats, U of T research group finds China appears to have massively upgraded its powerful online censorship apparatus, using it to more severely block sensitive topics in group conversations while allowing freer rein in private chats.
"01.12.2016 04:04:39" Timeline Photos Foreign buyers have been blamed for Vancouver's high housing prices, but the president of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp., says it's not that simple.
"While foreign investment clearly is a factor, it is not the only one," Evan Siddall says.
"01.12.2016 03:40:59" theglobeandmail.com How one sickly Christmas season taught me to say 'no' Being a 'yes' person depleted me. 'Yes' was making me unhappy. Time to change the conversation during the holidays "I didn't say no to anything or anyone. I wanted to be the perfect parent, the perfect mother and the perfect wife because perfection was what I knew and what I aspired to." One writer shares how she slowly learned to say "no".
"01.12.2016 03:13:04" theglobeandmail.com Toronto FC beat Montreal Impact, advance to MLS final Toronto beat the Montreal Impact 5-2 in the second leg of the Major League Soccer Eastern conference final on Wednesday night Today, Toronto FC – the awkward, unloved stepchild of North American professional sport – stands one win from a championship. From Cathal Kelly
"01.12.2016 02:54:43" theglobeandmail.com Inside Trump's personal universe on Fifth Avenue, a presidential transition unfolds In New York, political drama is just a few dozen storeys above ritz and glamour To enter the domain of president-elect Donald Trump, the only things required are patience and a security screening.
"01.12.2016 02:22:35" theglobeandmail.com Cirque du Soleil in mourning after son of founder dies in on-set accident Cirque du Soleil issued a statement saying the employee was a technician who was struck by a telescopic lift Cirque du Soleil is in mourning after an employee who is also the son of one of the Quebec-based circus company's two founders was killed working behind-the-scenes in San Francisco.
"01.12.2016 01:44:21" Photos from The Globe and Mail's post Toronto FC battle the Montreal Impact in the MLS Eastern Conference final at BMO field in Toronto. Whatever the outcome soccer history will be made with a Canadian team moving on to the MLS Cup final for the first time.
"01.12.2016 00:50:19" theglobeandmail.com Ottawa aims to calm emission fears in wake of pipeline approvals Environmentalists question how emissions target promises can be kept as newly approved pipelines are expected to spur oil sands development The prospect of growing oil sands production is stoking fears among environmentalists that the Liberal government is abandoning its commitment that Canada will reduce greenhouse gas emissions. From Report on Business
"01.12.2016 00:01:27" theglobeandmail.com Canadian researchers are one step closer to making a universal flu vaccine a reality Unlike vaccines for other illnesses, the influenza shot has to be remade from scratch every year because the viruses in circulation mutate each flu season. But a recent breakthrough by Canadian researchers marks an exciting step some experts say brings us The current influenza shot is imperfect, but it's the best we have. However, there is hope for a vaccine that could offer a lifetime of protection.
"30.11.2016 22:58:39" theglobeandmail.com Secularism, satire and spirituality find a home for the holidays A variety of retailers are selling trendy, humorous ornaments and decorations this December This December, some are choosing to deck the halls a little differently.
"30.11.2016 22:37:05" theglobeandmail.com TD hikes mortgage rates for rental properties and lengthy loans All fixed rate mortgages that take more than 25 years to pay back will cost borrowers an extra 10 basis points, or 0.1 per cent Two weeks after announcing small hikes for mortgage rates, Toronto-Dominion is raising them again -- and this time the lender is going much farther.
"30.11.2016 22:16:46" theglobeandmail.com How one sickly Christmas season taught me to say 'no' Being a 'yes' person depleted me. 'Yes' was making me unhappy. Time to change the conversation during the holidays Being a 'yes' person depleted me. 'Yes' was making me unhappy. Time to change the conversation, writes Karen Habashi.
"30.11.2016 21:52:45" theglobeandmail.com A gear guide for exercising at home Many of us don't have two hours to get to and from the gym, but most of us can fit in a 20-minute session in our living room Many of us don't have two hours to get to and from the gym, but most of us can fit in a 20-minute session in our living room.
"30.11.2016 20:53:10" theglobeandmail.com BlackBerry poised to be at forefront of secure self-driving cars The Canadian company's QNX software system is already in 60 million vehicles A timely acquisition six years ago is putting BlackBerry in the forefront of in-car infotainment systems and enabling development of secure autonomous vehicles. From Globe Drive
"30.11.2016 20:31:43" Meet Zadid and Jorge. Born in Colombia, they arrived in Canada in 2002, just before visa requirements for Latin Americans became more restrictive. In 2010, they opened Art Ink Collective in Toronto's vibrant Bloorcourt.
For more on their story and many
"30.11.2016 20:31:31" theglobeandmail.com Pipelines approved. Now hard work begins for Trudeau Things are about to get tougher as the pipeline saga enters the next phase "There is another, less obvious opportunity available to the Prime Minister. This one will be harder to seize but it is crucial." From Report on Business
"30.11.2016 20:06:23" theglobeandmail.com Christy Clark says Ottawa close to meeting B.C. pipeline conditions Clark says her government is still working with Ottawa on spill response B.C. Premier Christy Clark also said she told Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that he should come to B.C. to explain his pipeline policy, given passions in the province on the issue.
"30.11.2016 19:44:34" theglobeandmail.com Alberta's Notley seeks to win over pipeline opponents with B.C. trip “We will get this project built,” Premier Rachel Notley says, in spite of anticipated protests and legal challenges “The Kinder Morgan pipeline – what it does is it increases safety, and it increases the return for Albertans and frankly all Canadians." From Report on Business
"30.11.2016 19:21:39" theglobeandmail.com Excessive wait times at hospitals hurting patients, Ontario A-G finds Report by Auditor-General Bonnie Lysyk warns of overcrowding and lax oversight of physician billing In one case, a patient who suffered a traumatic brain injury waited 21.5 hours for emergency surgery while two elective operations proceeded. The patient slipped into a coma during that wait and died four days later.
"30.11.2016 18:56:27" theglobeandmail.com William Notman photo exhibit offers glimpse of bygone Victorian era William Notman's 19th-century clients loved his fantasy photo composites, but are they worth anything as art? William Notman's 19th-century clients loved his fantasy photo composites, but are they worth anything as art?
"30.11.2016 18:27:47" theglobeandmail.com 'Knees together' judge Robin Camp should lose job, committee finds Committee finds Justice Robin Camp's conduct in rape case 'manifestly and profoundly destructive' The judge asked a complainant in a rape trial why she didn't keep her knees together:
"30.11.2016 18:03:14" theglobeandmail.com Terror suspect Aaron Driver's shooting death justified: police force Aaron Driver died during a confrontation with RCMP in Strathroy, Ont., in August Police in southwestern Ontario say an investigation has found RCMP were justified in fatally shooting a terrorist sympathizer in a confrontation earlier this year.
"30.11.2016 17:42:18" theglobeandmail.com A-G says Ontario not taking contractors to task over shoddy roadwork, transit construction Report reveals years-long pattern of poorly performing construction companies that still get paid and often win additional contracts Despite this shoddy work, the government almost always pays the contractors anyway and, in many cases, gives them additional contracts. From Globe Politics
"30.11.2016 17:19:14" theglobeandmail.com How to stop a Trump: proportional representation Changing our federal electoral system to PR would be the firewall against a northern demagogue riding a right-wing populist wave to victory The alternative is to wait until an unfair system allows a Trump-style government to gain a toehold in our backyard, writes writes Ed Broadbent. From Globe Opinion
"30.11.2016 16:54:04" theglobeandmail.com Netflix makes shows available for download Netflix says it will roll out the feature for all users but it will only be available for select shows, such as The Crown and Orange is the New Black Netflix will roll out the feature for all users, though it will only be available for select shows such as “The Crown” and “Orange is the New Black.”
"30.11.2016 16:33:25" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau will pay a high price for Trans Mountain's approval The government chose to make a rushed decision without seeking social consensus and without gathering the necessary evidence From Globe Opinion: Unfortunately the government chose to make a rushed decision without seeking social consensus and without gathering the necessary evidence.
"30.11.2016 16:09:02" theglobeandmail.com Sam Oosterhoff sworn in as youngest MPP in Ontario's history 19-year-old representing Niagara-West Glanbrook delayed his swearing in so family members could attend the ceremony The 19-year-old delayed his swearing in so family members could attend. But the delay also meant that Oosterhoff avoided a vote on a bill giving more rights to same-sex parents that he is opposed to.
"30.11.2016 15:44:57" theglobeandmail.com With Trump win, the Internet Archive wants to move to Canada Plus: Liberals OK Line 3, Trans Mountain pipelines, reject Northern Gateway; weed fundraiser ethical, PM asserts; U.S. politics heads north; A-G frustrated; and Tory leadership hopefuls now number 14 The organization is host to the Wayback Machine, a database of billions of web pages, as well as thousands of movies and software.
"30.11.2016 15:19:59" theglobeandmail.com Real life examples of when to take CPP early It's one of the top questions people ask Plus, a persuasive argument to delay receiving not only CPP, but also Old Age Security. From Rob Carrick
"30.11.2016 14:55:22" Timeline Photos Moment in time: Nov. 30, 1974 - Elton John's Greatest Hits reaches No. 1:
The album title was true. Elton John's Greatest Hits compiled 10 songs released from 1970-74, all of them Top 10 singles, all of them well known to the Casey Kasem crowd. Bernie
"30.11.2016 14:34:57" theglobeandmail.com Five ways to hard-wire children for a lifetime of giving Researchers say that by making philanthropy a habit early in life we can establish neural pathways that persist into adulthood As any parent knows, most children seem to be wired for one thing: Getting, getting, getting. How you can help grow your child's philanthropic instinct.
"30.11.2016 14:14:00" Castro's ashes begin a four-day journey across Cuba from Havana to their final resting place in the eastern city of Santiago.
"30.11.2016 14:13:32" theglobeandmail.com Should the Zika virus still factor into your travel planning? The World Health Organization has lifted its emergency on the virus, but some precautions are still in order before planning a vacation south For most people, Zika is a relatively benign virus. However, the consequences can be catastrophic when a pregnant woman gets infected, so precautions are in order.
"30.11.2016 14:09:36" The Federal government's ratification of child labour rules may lead to restrictions on hiring teens. At issue is the number of hours teenagers should be allowed to work. For the full story: https://tgam.ca/2gV86Ld
"30.11.2016 13:50:07" theglobeandmail.com Trump to leave his company 'in total' to focus on presidency Trump is under pressure to avoid any appearance of conflict of interest, but did not elaborate on what he would be doing with his assets Donald J. Trump said he is not required by law to alter his relationship with his business, but feels it is 'visually important, as President,' to do so.
"30.11.2016 13:29:41" theglobeandmail.com Breaking: The federal government sometimes ignores good advice Auditor-General Michael Ferguson expresses frustration over Ottawa's inability to fix its mistakes Editorial: The auditor-general is frustrated, like all of us, by the high-profile laggards that are immune to change. From Globe Opinion
"30.11.2016 13:09:37" theglobeandmail.com Air Miles decries Ontario push to ban expiration of loyalty points Executives from one of Canada's largest loyalty program companies went to Queen's Park on Tuesday to state their objection to a bill that would deny them the right to have points in their programs expire in Ontario. The push comes after the backlash from some consumers to LoyaltyOne's decision to date stamp its program's miles.
"30.11.2016 12:49:13" theglobeandmail.com Editorial: Donald Trump's folly on long-suffering Cuba The American president-elect tweeted on Monday, “If Cuba is unwilling to make a better deal for the Cuban people, the Cuban/American people and the U.S. as a whole, I will terminate deal.” Donald Trump's approach to Cuba is singularly futile, the Editorial Board writes in Globe Opinion.
"30.11.2016 12:28:20" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau defends Liberal fundraising event attended by marijuana lobbyists Bill Blair, who is steering government's plan to legalize recreational marijuana, was in attendance at April gathering Despite refunding the ticket price that a marijuana lobby group paid to attend the event, Justin Trudeau insists that the Liberal Party fundraiser breached no ethical rules.
"30.11.2016 11:37:52" Timeline Photos "Ka-ching!" Today's editorial cartoon by Brian Gable. From Globe Opinion
"30.11.2016 05:31:03" theglobeandmail.com Whistler Film Festival documentary takes critical look at sled-dog industry Whistler Film Festival to premiere documentary on the treatment of the dog-sled industry's pack animals The film won't screen until this weekend but it has already caused a storm.
"30.11.2016 05:23:55" theglobeandmail.com Critics speak out against approval of Trans Mountain pipeline in B.C. Vancouver and Burnaby mayors among those to lambaste Justin Trudeau's approval of the Trans Mountain project The approval is being condemned by environmental groups and First Nations who are threatening protests and lawsuits. From Globe British Columbia
"30.11.2016 05:01:37" theglobeandmail.com Foreign purchases of Vancouver homes remain cool in wake of tax Overseas investors made up 3 per cent of home sales in October in Metro Vancouver Overseas investors made up 3 per cent of home sales in October in Metro Vancouver, well down from the 13.2 per cent between June 10 and Aug. 1. From Globe British Columbia
"30.11.2016 04:39:07" theglobeandmail.com B.C. explores softwood options in China, India amid U.S. trade dispute Representatives for the province's forest industry and government are in China presently to investigate potential buyers "We are in China now to further encourage efforts at reducing our dependence on a U.S. market that may become somewhat unpredictable.” From Globe British Columbia
"30.11.2016 04:33:06" theglobeandmail.com Calgary Stampeders start off-season of soul-searching after shocking Grey Cup loss On the same day the Ottawa Redblacks held their Grey Cup victory parade in the national capital, the Calgary Stampeders were still coming to grips with the reality it wasn't their parade They were built to win in 2016 and mostly did with a 15-2-1 record, but not when it counted the most.
"30.11.2016 04:15:20" theglobeandmail.com Vancouver police tie fatal overdose to toxic drug carfentanil East Vancouver man found dead in home, tested positive for carfentanil It's a manufactured drug that is much more potent than the opioid fentanyl and is used commercially as general anesthetic for large animals like elephants. From Globe British Columbia
"30.11.2016 03:28:06" theglobeandmail.com Trans Mountain pipeline approval was crucial to Rachel Notley's political survival The ramifications that the Kinder Morgan decision imposes on the broader Alberta political scene were likely not lost on the Prime Minister, writes Gary Mason In making the most contentious decision in the short life of his government, Justin Trudeau gave Rachel Notley the biggest victory in the brief life of hers, Gary Mason writes.
"30.11.2016 03:20:11" Timeline Photos Justin Trudeau approved the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline and the Line 3 expansion. Within hours there were protests in B.C. Approval doesn't mean that the pipeline battle is over. In fact, in some ways it's about to ramp up.
"30.11.2016 03:05:47" theglobeandmail.com Decision on Chinese firm's bid on B.C. retirement home will 'advance' Canadian interests: minister Innovation Minister says he will scrutizine the takeover to ensure it's not hurting Canada The deal, which exceeds $1-billion, would give Beijing-based Anbang Insurance Group an important role in the delivery of health care in B.C.
"30.11.2016 02:45:13" theglobeandmail.com 10 misused words that make smart people look stupid We're all tempted to use words that we're not too familiar with. We throw them around in meetings, e-mails and important documents (such as resumes and client proposals), and they land, like fingernails across a chalkboard, on everyone who has to ... "It's the words that we think we're using correctly that wreak the most havoc, because we don't even realize how poorly we're coming across." From Report on Business
"30.11.2016 02:44:05" theglobeandmail.com Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway to visit Alberta oil sands the week before Trump is sworn in Conway is scheduled to hold talks with business leaders at a private fundraising dinner held by a political-action committee The spokesman for the group hosting Ms. Conway said that her visit "is a heck of an opportunity.”
"30.11.2016 02:41:07" theglobeandmail.com Dancing with my grandson helped me heal after my osteoporosis diagnosis "Dance Nani, dance!' Answering the cries of her grandson, Espi Schmidt boogied her way to better health.
"30.11.2016 02:38:06" theglobeandmail.com Kelly: Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin face chess 'Armageddon' If East is not yet fighting West in reality, it is currently doing so virtually in Lower Manhattan. This year's World Chess Championship has become an epic grind and political proxy war between Norway and Russia.
"30.11.2016 02:17:07" theglobeandmail.com Trump administration looking to roll back Obama's signature reforms Donald Trump is taking direct aim at Barack Obama's legacy Early picks for top jobs in the administration and the White House suggest he's doubling down with direct appeals to hardliners and conservatives.
"30.11.2016 02:03:57" theglobeandmail.com Judge approves second psychiatric evaluation for segregated inmate Adam Capay Adam Capay's circumstances have changed since his evaluation last year, stemming from his long-term stay in solitary confinement His plight in solitary confinement has come to personify myriad problems afflicting Ontario's criminal justice system.
"30.11.2016 01:44:11" Photos from The Globe and Mail's post Gord Downie performs his solo project "Secret Path" at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium in Halifax Tuesday night.
"30.11.2016 01:42:43" theglobeandmail.com Why do we still romanticize Cuba, the East Berlin of the Caribbean? If the most common sin on the right is cynicism, on the left, it's self-delusion. Fidel Castro's regime was basically East Germany with palm trees, Tony Keller writes in Globe Opinion
"30.11.2016 01:21:36" theglobeandmail.com Are there alternatives to antipsychotic drugs to treat dementia? Staff in Alberta's long-term care homes have greatly reduced the usage of antipsychotic drugs by gradually lowering dosages, writes Paul Taylor It's fairly common – maybe too common – for dementia patients to be given antipsychotic medications.
"30.11.2016 00:59:17" theglobeandmail.com Trump expected to name former Goldman Sachs banker Steven Mnuchin as Treasury secretary Mnuchin, who was Trump's presidential campaign finance chairman, could be named as early as Wednesday, said a Republican source close to the decision. In addition to being a Wall Street insider, Mnuchin has been a movie financier. He has no prior experience working in government.
"30.11.2016 00:55:22" theglobeandmail.com Canada-Cuba tourism industry braces for change Canadians have increasingly been spending more to visit the island as resorts switched pricing to U.S. dollars in preparation for a flood of American tourists. As commercial flights begin between U.S. and Cuba, Canadians may find a trip to the island gets pricier. From Report on Business
"30.11.2016 00:32:04" theglobeandmail.com Joe Biden to meet with Justin Trudeau in Ottawa to discuss Canada-U.S. ties Climate change, border security will remain high priority for the meeting, scheduled for Dec. 8 and 9 Biden is scheduled to visit on Dec. 8 and 9 to meet with Trudeau and attend an official dinner in his honour. From Laura Stone
"30.11.2016 00:23:27" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau didn't just approve Trans Mountain, he put his weight behind it By approving Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau risked his own popularity and the popularity of his own party This is the decision that upsets the image of Justin Trudeau as an all-things-to-all-voters people-pleaser, Campbell Clark writes in Globe Politics.
"30.11.2016 00:11:02" theglobeandmail.com Alberta to phase in $50-per-tonne carbon tax Province agrees to emissions reduction measures on same day Ottawa approves $6.8-billion Trans Mountain pipeline The decision comes after the federal government approved the Trans Mountain pipeline proposal to Canada's Pacific coast. From Report on Business
"29.11.2016 23:49:24" theglobeandmail.com Gord Downie offers support for 'Legacy Room' project aimed at reconciliation Chief Morley Googoo wants to encourage companies to designate special rooms where aboriginal issues can be discussed The Tragically Hip frontman is looking to press corporate Canada to do more to promote dialogue and reconciliation with indigenous peoples
"29.11.2016 23:26:38" theglobeandmail.com Vegan buys giant, 23-pound Bay of Fundy lobster, returns it to ocean A massive lobster taller than a toddler was caught in the Bay of Fundy – and then bought by a vegan activist so it could be returned, alive, to its chilly home. The lobster, dubbed “King Louie,” was possibly a century old.
"29.11.2016 22:56:45" theglobeandmail.com Senate Speaker Furey strikes down attempt to rewrite tax code Speaker Furey finds Tory-dominated finance committee amendment amounts to tax increase He ruled Tuesday that amendments made to a government money bill amount to a tax increase, which is beyond the powers of the Senate. From Globe Politics
"29.11.2016 22:25:09" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau Liberals approve Trans Mountain pipeline, Line 3 expansion but rejects Northern Gateway Long-stalled Northern Gateway project will not go ahead, Trudeau says #Breaking: Trans Mountain goes from Alberta to B.C. Line 3 goes from Alberta to Wisconsin. Northern Gateway would have gone through the Great Bear Rainforest in B.C. From Report on Business
"29.11.2016 21:59:23" theglobeandmail.com SickKids to study oral cannabis treatment in kids with severe epilepsy Researchers at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children are poised to begin a clinical trial using cannabis extracts to treat children with severe epilepsy whose seizures can't be controlled with existing medications. The trial is believed to be the first in Canada to test an oral preparation that contains both CBD and THC.
"29.11.2016 20:56:49" theglobeandmail.com Neil Young wants Obama to end 'violence' at pipeline protest Young also chided President-elect Donald Trump, labeling him the “surprise president” In an open letter on Facebook, Neil Young calls the protest at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation “an awakening.”
"29.11.2016 20:34:02" theglobeandmail.com Canadian stem cell funding surge underscores U.S. uncertainty American scientists are waiting to see if Donald Trump will act to restrict funding for stem-cell research “To be frank, so little was said about science during the campaign that no one knows what's going to happen.”
"29.11.2016 20:08:57" theglobeandmail.com Thomas McQueen, pilot who died in Alberta CF-18 crash, was from Hamilton Capt. McQueen's single-seat fighter crashed during a routine training mission over the Cold Lake Air Weapons Range in Saskatchewan. “I can tell you first-hand how much of an incredible person he was."
"29.11.2016 19:43:50" theglobeandmail.com Shame on the toll critics – John Tory needs all the support he can get He knew was taking a risk by asking motorists to pay a fee for driving these major thoroughfares "Mr. Tory showed real political courage when he came out for tolls."
"29.11.2016 19:20:54" theglobeandmail.com Ottawa not tracking effectiveness of $1.1-billion U.S. border plan, auditor says “This audit is important because the Canada-U.S. border is vital to our economy and way of life,” Michael Ferguson latest report to Parliament says The Auditor-General weighs in on what has suddenly become a major source of anxiety in Canada: the state of its border with the United States. From Globe Politics
"29.11.2016 18:58:01" theglobeandmail.com Ex-journalist Dave Rogers and wife murdered in Ottawa; 22-year-old son charged Cameron Rogers called 911 and allegedly confessed to killing his parents a few days earlier: A 22-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder after his parents were found dead at a home in Ottawa on Monday night.
"29.11.2016 18:36:40" theglobeandmail.com Canadians open to electoral reform, but appetite for change low: poll Plus: Liberals decide on pipelines; main marijuana MP shares fundraising munchies with industry reps; PM no show in Cuba; A-G report; CSIS spies on journalists – maybe; and CBC doesn't need ads, just $400-million more from taxpayers Are you part of the two-thirds of Canadians that said changing the voting system was a low or very low priority?
"29.11.2016 18:14:54" theglobeandmail.com Dismantling or diminishing CBC is the most elitist position of all The idea that CBC television and radio is a frivolity is the position of a small number of well-off cranks "Leitch and Bernier are clueless. Television is the most important, influential storytelling medium of our time." John Doyle Critic Writer Soccer
"29.11.2016 17:54:04" theglobeandmail.com Belgium and Netherlands agree to swap parcels of land along river The straightening of the river Meuse, or Maas, in 1961 placed parts of each country's territory on the other side of the river Belgium is about to get smaller and the Netherlands bigger:
"29.11.2016 17:29:10" theglobeandmail.com Hard to swallow: British vegetarians angered over use of tallow in new bank notes Vegans and vegetarians demand an end to use of animal products in the manufacture of new five-pound notes The Bank of England confirmed that tallow, which contains animal fats and is commonly found in candles and soap, is used in the production of the new currency.
"29.11.2016 17:05:49" theglobeandmail.com Why mobile payments are set to go mainstream in Canada Our recent experience with mobile payments has taught us how quickly the adoption landscape can change once all of the right elements are in place The prolonged wait has had less to do with the viability of the technology, but rather, the absence of the right ingredients for adoption. From Report on Business
"29.11.2016 16:45:27" theglobeandmail.com Prince Edward Island police force threatens to play Nickelback to drunk drivers Group's much-maligned music will be played to those who have to take a ride in a police cruiser If This Is How You Remind Me that drinking and driving doesn't make you a Rockstar and that you will Never Again engage in such poor behaviour, the plan will be a success.
"29.11.2016 16:23:08" theglobeandmail.com Seven great habits of the most successful people Many people wonder how they can become highly successful, not realizing that they hold within them everything they need to achieve all of the success they desire Habit #6 of most successful people: They act with honesty and integrity.
"29.11.2016 15:57:20" theglobeandmail.com Canadian musicians, writers ask federal government to fix creativity business Letter to Minister of Canadian Heritage Mélanie Joly asks federal government to remember creators as it revises its cultural policies The signatories of the letter include musicians Gord Downie, Alanis Morissette, Blue Rodeo, Barenaked Ladies, Gordon Lightfoot, Jann Arden, Michael Bublé and Bryan Adams.
"29.11.2016 15:35:50" theglobeandmail.com Government consistently fails to fix mistakes, Auditor-General says In marking the mid-point of his 10-year term, Michael Ferguson used his fall report to take an unusual step back from the assessments of specific programs to point to more systemic problems Michael Ferguson used his fall report to take an unusual step back from the assessments of specific programs to point to more systemic problems.
"29.11.2016 15:14:15" theglobeandmail.com Mosul facing 'humanitarian catastrophe' as water pipeline hit Around 650,00 residents cut off from water, fighting also continues in southern villages Water supplies have been cut off to around 650,000 residents in the Iraqi city of Mosul and repairs cannot begin due to fighting in the area.
"29.11.2016 14:51:37" theglobeandmail.com A first for Canada: UVic proposes joint indigenous-Canadian common law degree The University of Victoria program seeks to prepare students to work in the vein of Truth and Reconciliation Committee findings Indigenous laws and traditions are getting increased attention to see how they evolved and how they are, or could be, used today. From Globe British Columbia
"29.11.2016 14:31:03" theglobeandmail.com World's oldest living person celebrates 117th birthday 117-year-old emma Morano believed to be the last surviving person born in the 1800s Morano is believed to be the last surviving person in the world born in the 1800s.
"29.11.2016 14:14:36" A plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team to a tournament championship crashed outside Medellin, Colombia killing 76 people.
"29.11.2016 14:10:07" theglobeandmail.com China looks to clamp down on foreign investment spending Regulators contemplating new measures that could include detailed scrutiny of purchases outside China and a temporary cap on overseas buying While no formal changes have been announced, even discussion of a crackdown is likely to breed new shyness in acquisition-hungry investors – a shift likely to be felt across the world.
"29.11.2016 13:48:11" theglobeandmail.com 'Xenophobia' named Dictionary.com's word of the year for 2016 Word meaning 'fear or hatred of... strangers' saw search spikes due to Brexit, U.S. election The word meaning 'fear or hatred of... strangers' saw search spikes due in part to Brexit and the U.S. election.
"29.11.2016 13:28:07" theglobeandmail.com Ottawa urged to reject retirement home bid by Chinese group Anbang The deal is believed to exceed $1-billion and, if approved by Ottawa, would give Beijing-based Anbang Insurance Group an important role in the delivery of health care in British Columbia The deal is believed to exceed $1-billion and, if approved by Ottawa, would give the Beijing-based company an important role in the delivery of health care in B.C.
"29.11.2016 13:07:24" Timeline Photos Moment in time: Nov. 29, 1972 - The Pong revolution begins:
It all started out as a training exercise. Atari developer Allan Alcorn had never made a video game before and was assigned a project to get his feet wet. The game involved two players, two
"29.11.2016 12:46:16" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau's lead on legalizing marijuana lobbied during cash-for-access fundraiser Blair attended an event alongside representatives of marijuana lobbying group two months before being appointed to work on legalization task force #Exclusive: The event last spring appears to violate Liberal Party rules on political fundraisers and Justin Trudeau's ethics guidelines.
"29.11.2016 11:45:10" theglobeandmail.com Plane carrying Brazilian soccer team crashes in Colombia, killing 76 Five survivors on aircraft, authorities say Five people survived when a plane with a Brazilian first division soccer team crashed while on its way to the finals of a regional tournament.
"29.11.2016 11:23:18" Timeline Photos "Night at the Improv" Today's editorial cartoon by Brian Gable. From Globe Opinion
"29.11.2016 04:20:24" theglobeandmail.com Uncertainty over Canada's economic outlook sets bar high for rate change: Poloz Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz said the surprise election of Donald Trump as U.S. president did little to clear up that source of uncertainty to the outlook Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz said the surprise election of Donald Trump as U.S. president did little to clear up that source of uncertainty to the outlook.
"29.11.2016 03:59:02" theglobeandmail.com Scientists, police called in over Vancouver Aquarium's beluga deaths The facility has kept whales since the 1960s, when it acquired its first orca, and several have died in that time, but never two so close together Police and marine experts are examining possible causes that include the animals' food, an infection or even poisoning.
"29.11.2016 03:20:29" theglobeandmail.com New app seeks to crowdsource reporting of B.C. environmental abuses BC Wildlife Federation app allows people to record and report environmental abuses When it comes to protecting the environment in British Columbia, the most powerful tool available may soon be your smartphone. From Globe British Columbia
"29.11.2016 01:58:13" theglobeandmail.com 'Iron Chef' franchise to return to Food Network in 2017 Revival of hit series to be titled 'Iron Chef Gauntlet,' will offer new twists on the show's standard format Food Network is heading back to Kitchen Stadium.
"29.11.2016 01:35:08" theglobeandmail.com Despite feelings of anxiety and guilt, I realized my unemployment is a blessing She couldn't face heading to the office any more, but was Melanie Scott-Dela Cruz really ready to stop working? The idea of unemployment as a blessing came on slowly.
"29.11.2016 01:08:06" theglobeandmail.com CBC seeks annual funding boost of $318-million to go ad-free CBC says removing ads would allow the public broadcaster to focus on the cultural impact of its mandate CBC/Radio-Canada said it would need the government to boost its per-person funding to $46 a year — an increase of $12 per Canadian.
"29.11.2016 00:58:07" theglobeandmail.com A new approach to reader comments on The Globe and Mail We are adopting a new platform called Civil Comments, which involves commenters playing a role in moderation Our new platform asks users to review other comments made on the site before posting their own. Each comment is reviewed by the community for quality and civility.
"29.11.2016 00:51:05" theglobeandmail.com Japan not ready to abandon TPP, waits to deal directly with Canada Japan wants Canada to join the fight against rising American protectionism, but that doesn't extend to reviving its own direct trade talks with Canada, says the Japanese ambassador. A Japanese envoy says the country hopes to persuade Trump to change his mind before his inauguration in January.
"29.11.2016 00:42:06" theglobeandmail.com Alberta highlights signs of stability as oil prices jeopardize recovery Deficit is forecast at $10.8-billion this year, down $78-million from previous expectations Alberta's energy-dependent economy is on track to shrink 2.8 per cent this year after contracting 3.6 per cent in 2015. From Report on Business
"29.11.2016 00:33:43" theglobeandmail.com Fidel Castro was no friend of socialism In the name of the beloved masses, these revolutionaries became the greatest mass murderers in history, responsible for genocide, famine, incalculable suffering, widespread torture and the deaths of tens of millions of workers for the crime of somehow Fidel Castro stands in a long line of great socialist leaders who betrayed socialism, Gerald Caplan writes in Globe Politics.
"29.11.2016 00:11:43" theglobeandmail.com Saskatchewan, federal government strike accord on coal-fire power generation Saskatchewan has reached a deal with the federal government on reducing greenhouse gas emissions in its coal-fired power sector, but the two governments remain at odds over carbon pricing Despite the agreement, the two governments remain at odds over carbon pricing ahead of next week's first ministers' meeting on climate change.
"28.11.2016 23:51:37" theglobeandmail.com Brief renaming of Vancouver's Trump Tower prompts apology from Google Maps 'Dump Tower' renaming also affected Trump's Manhattan tower For a brief period on Saturday, Google Maps displayed the building as 'Dump International Hotel and Tower.'
"28.11.2016 23:27:08" theglobeandmail.com John Doyle: Netflix may no longer be a gold mine for investors but it still has gems Rectify is a masterpiece of Southern Gothic drama The end is nigh for Netflix as the world knows it, some analysts say. In the meantime, we should be thankful that it offers an incomparable library of thrillingly good TV.
"28.11.2016 23:05:08" theglobeandmail.com 'Can we retire at 55 and still be able to afford a good quality of life?' They have well-paying jobs, grossing more than $180,000 a year between them and live in a part of the country where houses are not hugely expensive. This couple would like to hang up their hats early and travel, which brings more immediate financial goals into sharper focus.
"28.11.2016 22:39:36" theglobeandmail.com Mission to Mali would be 'counter-terrorism,' not peacekeeping, senators say The federal government needs to focus on post-deployment care for all of its military personnel if Canada joins a “counter-terrorism” peace operation in Africa, a Senate committee is recommending Senators are urging the government to focus on training of police and military forces in developing countries, “rather than putting boots on the ground.” From Globe Politics
"28.11.2016 22:14:25" theglobeandmail.com Pilot dead after CF-18 fighter jet crashes during training exercise near Cold Lake, Alta. Accident occurred during 'routine training mission' inside air weapons range, an area of protected air space where fighter jets can engage in simulated combat missions The accident occurred during 'routine training mission' inside air weapons range, an area of protected air space where fighter jets can engage in simulated combat missions.
"28.11.2016 22:07:01" Italian olive farmers face disastrous harvest “Making olive oil goes back to ancient times. It's cultural. It's something you're born with and it's in your blood.” Italian olive farmers are facing a disastrous harvest. For more: https://tgam.ca/oliveoil
"28.11.2016 21:53:11" Globe subscribers, read more on why Canada's investment advisors face a grim future at tgam.ca/advisors
"28.11.2016 21:52:20" theglobeandmail.com Justin Trudeau to skip Fidel Castro's funeral The Prime Minister was criticized around the world this weekend after releasing a statement praising Mr. Castro as a “larger than life leader” but making no reference to the human rights abuses during his decades of rule. Governor-General David Johnston will attend a commemoration in Havana on Tuesday at the prime minister's request. From Globe Politics
"28.11.2016 21:27:41" theglobeandmail.com Canadian debut of abortion pill Mifegymiso delayed to January Last month, Celopharma president Paula Tenenbaum said Mifegymiso was on track for a November debut in Canada The drug has been available elsewhere for nearly 30 years and is approved for use in more than 60 countries with varying restrictions.
"28.11.2016 21:03:38" theglobeandmail.com Margaret Wente: Justin Trudeau's crush on Fidel Castro He described Fidel Castro as “a legendary revolutionary and orator” and fondly recalled their old family ties. “I know my father was very proud to call him a friend,” he said. Mr. Trudeau's affection for the old dictator puts him in the company of Vladimir Putin and Bashar al-Assad, Margaret Wente writes in Globe Opinion.
"28.11.2016 20:43:01" theglobeandmail.com With the collapse of TPP, Canada must turn its focus to the Asian bloc With all of the political complexity that China presents, greater government and business engagement with Association of Southeast Asian Nations may result in quicker and easier wins for Canadian businesses The collapse of the long-negotiated TPP places new importance on Canadian alternatives for access to free-trade relationships in Asia. From Report on Business
"28.11.2016 20:22:51" theglobeandmail.com Alliances are key to the Conservative Party crown Election rules will exercise great influence on the outcome of the Tory leadership race The key to winning the Conservative Party leadership is to build alliances across bases of support, Tom Flanagan writes in Globe Opinion.
"28.11.2016 19:57:30" theglobeandmail.com Exporting 'necessary for survival:' Canadian musicians New report by Canadian Independent Music Association tracks heavy costs of global sales The global audience Canadian musicians have gleaned from the internet has come with a caveat: more than ever, they have to compete with the rest of the world for attention, too.
"28.11.2016 19:36:43" theglobeandmail.com 5,000 fish in ice at Japan skating rink sparks uproar Space World amusement park froze dead fish and put them under ice circuit dubbed 'Ice Aquarium' Space World received a flood of criticism on social media after opening the rink on Nov. 12. About 25 different kinds of fish could be seen under the 250-meter-long ice circuit.
"28.11.2016 19:11:50" theglobeandmail.com Unsure about when to take CPP? It can pay to delay Majority of clients are taking Canada Pension Plan at 65, instead of 60, as a result of more stringent penalties for taking it, financial advisers say What you'll ultimately collect depends not only on how much and how long you've contributed, but on your longevity. There's the gamble. From Report on Business
"28.11.2016 18:50:19" theglobeandmail.com The CBC has lost its way If a bigger, more predatory public broadcaster only kills off private competitors, how does that serve the public interest? If a bigger, more predatory public broadcaster only kills off private competitors, how does that serve the public interest? From Globe Opinion
"28.11.2016 18:25:11" theglobeandmail.com Holocaust ice dance routine on Russian TV show sparks controversy Routine based on Academy-Award winning 'Life is Beautiful' met with outrage in Israel Tatiana Navka and partner Andrei Burkovsky appeared on “Ice Age” dressed in striped uniforms bearing yellow six-pointed stars and heavily made-up to look bruised and frail.
"28.11.2016 18:04:08" theglobeandmail.com What Trudeau said about Castro Plus: Liberals ponder electoral reform, mull marijuana, and clam up on Trump; tax-evasion crackdown; Chinese firm buys big chunk of B.C. retirement home chain; and Ontarians abuzz over high electricity rates The statement the Prime Minister sent out about the death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro sucked up most of the political oxygen this weekend.
"28.11.2016 18:01:20" theglobeandmail.com Henry Burris all smiles after MVP performance leads RedBlacks to Grey Cup win 41-year-old Burris becomes the oldest starting quarterback to win a Grey Cup Good Hank-Bad Hank is no more. Meet Smiling Hank, a two-time Grey Cup champion who cemented his legacy as a champion, not someone who could not win the big game.
"28.11.2016 17:48:05" Timeline Photos Moment in time: Nov. 28, 1975 - Bobby Orr unexpectedly plays his last game as a Bruin:
It seemed like just another game among the several hundred that would be played in the 1975-76 NHL season. The visiting Boston Bruins won 6-4 over the New York
"28.11.2016 17:26:06" theglobeandmail.com Aleppo girl's tweets tell a grim tale: 'I saw deaths and I almost died' in bombings Bana Alabed has amassed some 137,000 followers since joining the social media site in September, sharing videos and pictures of life during the year conflict A seven-year-old Syrian girl, whose depictions of daily life in Aleppo have gained a large Twitter following, has sent harrowing messages describing the bombardment of her house.
"28.11.2016 17:03:04" theglobeandmail.com Three self-driving vehicles to take to Ontario streets under pilot project Move will put Ontario on the growing list of areas where autonomous vehicles are being tested as auto makers spend billions of dollars developing cars and trucks that will eventually be able to travel without a driver Autonomous vehicles are being tested throughout the world, but Ontario will become one of just a handful of locations in North America where such testing is happening. From Report on Business
"28.11.2016 16:38:48" theglobeandmail.com Lunchtime lunacy: How the system is failing our kids With nearly 100 kids per lunchroom supervisor, in a windowless basement, it's no wonder our kids aren't feeling the 'well-being' the TDSB so hopes for Familiar with the perplexing discovery at the end of the day of your child's lunch, wilted and a little nibbled around, at the bottom of the knapsack? From Globe Opinion
"28.11.2016 16:21:10" Thousands of Cubans file through a memorial in Havana's Plaza of the Revolution to bid farewell to Fidel Castro.
"28.11.2016 16:16:57" theglobeandmail.com After idleness from NHL and CFL, Governor-General moves to act on concussions 'Growing understanding' of head trauma means sport must evolve to address the issue, David Johnston says The conference, which will will bring together a wide variety athletes as well as medical experts, will emphasize that head trauma can affect more than just pro athletes.
"28.11.2016 15:49:08" theglobeandmail.com Ottawans tickled pink as RedBlacks bring city its first Grey Cup victory in 40 years On Sunday, the Ottawa Redblacks defeated the Calgary Stampeders 39-33 to win the first Grey Cup for the city since the Rough Riders won back in 1976 It's been a long time since Ottawa sports fans have been able to celebrate a professional championship. See how RedBlack fans celebrated their Grey Cup win.
"28.11.2016 15:47:02" theglobeandmail.com At least nine injured in attack at Ohio State University In a tweet, Ohio State University tells students they should 'Run Hide Fight' #Update: The attack was carried out by two assailants at the Columbus campus.
"28.11.2016 15:23:02" theglobeandmail.com CRA launches new strategy to crack down on tax havens Agency is reviewing every single electronic funds transfer of more than $10,000 that goes from Canada to four foreign jurisdictions in a given year If you are hiding income on the Isle of Man or the Channel Islands, the Canada Revenue Agency is on to you. And if it's another tax haven, you may be next. From Globe Politics
"28.11.2016 14:57:03" theglobeandmail.com Soldiers almost twice as likely to be sexually assaulted, Statistics Canada says Members of Canada's armed forces are far more likely to be involved in a sexual assault than other Canadians and discrimination is a fact of life in the military, says a new study conducted by Statistics Canada The volunteer survey found that just under 1,000 regular force members, or 1.7 per cent of all soldiers, sailors and aviators, had been victims of sexual assault within the past 12 months.
"28.11.2016 14:33:45" Timeline Photos "The Fair Elections Act" Today's editorial cartoon by David Parkins. From Globe Opinion
"28.11.2016 14:07:30" theglobeandmail.com Chinese company Anbang buys stake in B.C.-based retirement home chain Anbang appears to have gone to some lengths to conduct this B.C. deal below the radar. #Exclusive: The deal would give the massive Chinese insurance company, with a murky ownership structure, an important role in the delivery of health care in B.C.
"28.11.2016 13:42:12" theglobeandmail.com 11-year-old boy chased by police on Highway 400 after playing 'Grand Theft Auto' Police say the video game made the boy want to 'see what it was like to drive a car' Police say the boy had been playing the video game at home and “wanted to see what it was like to drive a car.”
"28.11.2016 13:20:30" theglobeandmail.com We're about to see just how ruthless Justin Trudeau can be Next month, many of the plot lines of Justin Trudeau's first year come to a denouement in a rat-a-tat series of announcements In the next month the Liberal government will make decisions on key issues from electoral reform to pipelines. The politics will be unavoidably messy. From Globe Politics
"28.11.2016 12:57:01" theglobeandmail.com U.S.-Cuba relations up in the air as Trump threatens to reintroduce sanctions President-elect Trump has his eye on slowing down the rapprochement with Cuba, but some experts caution that a backlash could be imminent Fidel Castro is gone, but the economic thaw between the United States and Cuba remains tenuous.
"28.11.2016 12:34:18" theglobeandmail.com Judges' defiance of victim surcharge sparks debate on limits of judicial role Three years after Stephen Harper's Conservative government created a madatory 'victim surcharge' for convicted criminals, the Liberals introduced legislation to give judges the authority to exempt offenders When governments and judges clash, fiercely independent jurists such as Justice Westman evoke a long-running debate over the limits of the judicial role. From Sean Fine
"28.11.2016 12:02:09" theglobeandmail.com Editorial: Super Hornets join the Royal Canadian Air Farce Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and Public Works Minister Judy Foote remain unwilling or unable to say how much the interim Super Hornet fleet will cost. The Liberals promised “an open and transparent competition” to replace Canada's aging CF-18 fighter aircraft. That promise has become an absolute absence of openness, or competition.
"28.11.2016 11:01:25" theglobeandmail.com These six easy food swaps can make a big difference for your health There is no one-size-fits-all miracle health plan; everybody is different Instead of trying to dramatically overhaul your eating and lifestyle habits to fit a program, give your tastebuds time to adjust with simple fixes.
"28.11.2016 05:02:30" theglobeandmail.com Second beluga death at Vancouver Aquarium prompts talk about whales in captivity Official proposes vote on caging whales at Vancouver Aquarium in 2018 election, after second animal dies within two weeks The second death in less than two weeks may be a turning point that justifies a vote by city residents on whether whales should be kept at the facility. From Globe British Columbia
"28.11.2016 04:53:22" Grey Cup In Photos: The underdog Ottawa Redblacks win OT nail-biter defeating Calgary 39-33.
"28.11.2016 04:42:05" theglobeandmail.com B.C.'s new representative for children calls for national guardian role Incoming B.C. children and youth representative says many children's issues fall within federal jurisdiction Bernard Richard says Canada should create a national guardian for children because many files fall in federal jurisdiction. From Globe British Columbia
"28.11.2016 04:29:26" theglobeandmail.com B.C. advocacy group calls for end to solitary confinement in Canada The West Coast Prison Justice Society has issued a report with this recommendation to correctional officials The group is releasing a new report that comes as Ontario's treatment of segregated inmates is drawing widespread public backlash. From Globe British Columbia
"28.11.2016 04:07:08" theglobeandmail.com RedBlacks win nail-biter Grey Cup in overtime victory over Stampeders Dominant Calgary Stampeders came apart at the seams, as Ottawa RedBlacks' QB Henry Burris has a night for the ages with record passing numbers as his team wins the 2016 Grey Cup 39-33 The Ottawa RedBlacks won their first Grey Cup with a 39-33 win over the heavily favoured Calgary Stampeders. The game will go down as one of the biggest upsets in CFL history.
"28.11.2016 03:44:43" theglobeandmail.com A holiday gift guide for the nutrition-lover on your list Racking your brain trying to come up with a holiday gift idea for the person who has everything? Or a health-conscious foodie? Forget about cookies and 70-per-cent dark chocolate. There's no need to add to that pile. Five fresh ideas for anyone trying to live a healthy lifestyle.
"28.11.2016 03:17:04" theglobeandmail.com A year-end tax checklist for employees Here's a year-end tax checklist for you. From deferring your bonus to negotiating a home office, now is the perfect time for workers to whittle down their tax-break to-do list.
"28.11.2016 02:54:54" theglobeandmail.com Respect and affection tie the Trudeau family, Quebec and Fidel Castro The affection and respect for Fidel Castro are both shared by the Trudeau family and the Front de libération du Québec, which is a sign of how the rhetoric around Cuba and the former head of state has never been quite as charged in Quebec Since visiting Montreal months after assuming power in 1959, Castro and Quebec have had a special relationship.
"28.11.2016 02:50:41" theglobeandmail.com Report on Canada's marijuana legalization due this week Chair of task force producing analysis for Ottawa says study will 'engender a lot of interest,' but implementation of law will be slow The task force report will include advice on a minimum age, product warnings and measures to prevent drug-impaired driving. From Globe Politics
"28.11.2016 02:29:07" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau's statement on Fidel Castro is a reminder that Canada is willing to go its own way on Cuba In praising a man loathed by so many Americans, including the president-elect, Mr. Trudeau was acting as his father's son For decades, Canadian governments have used Cuba to stick a thumb in America's eye, John Ibbitson writes.
"28.11.2016 02:21:55" theglobeandmail.com From Brazil to Venezuela, Fidel Castro's influence felt across Latin America It is seen in left-leaning governments that champion welfare programs and borrow his rhetoric of anti-imperialism, and also in battered economies and efforts to shrink democratic space. In death, Mr. Castro remained the continent's most polarizing figure. He was mourned in some quarters as “the greatest Latin American,” condemned in others as a dictator.
"28.11.2016 01:58:28" theglobeandmail.com How to attend an office party without drinking As the days inch toward Christmas, holiday parties are dotting social calendars. Abstaining from alcohol at the modern work event may cause anxiety, but it might be the right decision in retrospect.
"28.11.2016 01:38:12" theglobeandmail.com For Ontario voters, hydro rates are the most important issue: poll Nanos survey finds voters more concerned about province's surging electricity costs than health care, taxes and economic status The numbers come as Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne belatedly tries to ease the pain of expensive hydro.
"28.11.2016 01:14:15" theglobeandmail.com Donald Trump victory gives Japan's giant pension fund a boost The Government Pension Investment Fund was criticized for taking on too much risk, but it's doing well as stock markets surge and the yen tumbles One of the world's most conservative investors has found an unlikely new ally in Donald Trump. From Report on Business
"28.11.2016 00:53:02" theglobeandmail.com Boardroom innovation all comes down to diversity One measure rarely factored in board performance is innovation. Boards must increasingly draw from a wider range of experience to be nimble enough to respond in a fast-changing business environment. From Report on Business
"28.11.2016 00:32:56" theglobeandmail.com Trump claims, without evidence, that millions voted illegally in U.S. presidential election Trump and his lieutenants assailed an effort – now joined by Clinton – to recount votes in up to three battleground states, calling the push fraudulent, the work of “crybabies” and, in Trump's estimation, “sad.” Hillary Clinton has a nearly 2 million vote edge in the popular vote. There has been no indication of widespread vote manipulation, illegal voting or hacking.
"28.11.2016 00:27:35" theglobeandmail.com Toll roads are just one more reason to ditch your car So many government priorities can be served by squeezing drivers – fight global warming, ease urban road congestion, find money for public transportation and other projects. Toronto's proposed toll roads are only the most recent sign of an economy and society shifting its focus away from automobiles. From Rob Carrick
"28.11.2016 00:06:56" theglobeandmail.com How to reduce the stigma of mental health issues at work Your role with respect to employees' mental health is prevention and support by facilitating a psychologically safe workplace. Anyone can suffer a time when they have a mental health challenge, and ensuring they have support at work is crucial.
"27.11.2016 23:46:38" theglobeandmail.com Millennials: Here's how a robo-adviser compares to a traditional one One of the benefits of a robo-adviser is that you can start investing with a small amount "They are an especially great solution if you're just starting out on your investment journey." From Report on Business
"27.11.2016 22:46:32" theglobeandmail.com Editorial: Once again, our prison system fails. And this time it's the victims of crime who suffer A judge cut the sentence of a sexual predator because the man was beaten up in prison When a prison fails to keep peace, order and good government inside, and fails to rehabilitate offenders, it hurts both inmates and society, the Editorial Board writes in Globe Opinion.
"27.11.2016 22:23:51" theglobeandmail.com Are some types of cheese more nutritious than others? "I love cheese but I worry that it's adding too much fat and too many calories to my diet" "When it comes to its nutritional merits, cheese is a good-news, bad-news story."
"27.11.2016 21:45:24" theglobeandmail.com These six easy food swaps can make a big difference for your health That miracle plan doesn't exist. Even if someone else has supposedly found their miracle plan, that doesn't make it your solution. Instead of trying to dramatically overhaul your eating and lifestyle habits to fit a program, give your tastebuds time to adjust with simple fixes.
"27.11.2016 21:12:16" theglobeandmail.com Gen Y: The 'Can I Afford to Move Out?' Calculator Just over 42 per cent of Canada's young people aged 20 to 29 lived at home with their parents, according to census data Are you a millennial wanting to move out? This calculator lets you know if you can afford it. From Report on Business
"27.11.2016 20:51:48" theglobeandmail.com François Fillon wins French presidential primary Polls suggest the 62-year-old Fillon would have a high chance of winning the French presidency in the April-May election, and that his toughest challenge may come from far-right leader Marine Le Pen Fillon beat out a more moderate rival who had warned of enroaching populism. His toughest challenge in next year's election will likely come from far-right populist Marine Le Pen.
"27.11.2016 20:31:37" theglobeandmail.com Record-breaking Lawren Harris sale could prompt surge of interest in Canadian artists Mountain Forms by Lawren Harris sold for record $11.2-million The consensus is that this sale signifies a raising of boats in the Canadian market, dominated for years by Harris and abstract painter Jean-Paul Riopelle.
"27.11.2016 20:07:06" theglobeandmail.com With MLS numbers rivalling the CFL, Canadian soccer is entering a new era The MLS is now sporting numbers that rival the CFL, and should press that popularity even further before it lapses The Canadian MLS markets – Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal – have surpassed our brand of the gridiron game in terms of attendance and fan enthusiasm.
"27.11.2016 19:46:59" theglobeandmail.com Moana: Disney's latest big hero fix is a progressive and rousing tale Recent successes such as Frozen, Zootopia and Big Hero 6 have found the once-great animation giant on par, and possibly even surpassing, its more vaunted Pixar cousin. Moana takes the skeletal structure of a hero's journey and turns it into a multilayered feast for the eyes, ears and heart.
"27.11.2016 19:25:38" theglobeandmail.com Why is Justin Trudeau coddling the Castros? His statement implied Canada's indifference to basic political and religious freedoms "After Mr. Trudeau fires his speechwriter, he should take a long look at himself." From Globe Opinion
"27.11.2016 19:14:23" Cuban exiles celebrate Castro's death in Miami.
"27.11.2016 19:03:23" theglobeandmail.com Bringing back the traditional perogy bee Even those who have never attended a perogy bee can bring the image to mind: long tables scattered with flour and balls of dough, rolling pins and bowls of mashed potato, flanked by women with deft hands, filling and pinching, the group of them making Eastern Europe's take on the dumpling has a rich history of uniting communities across Canada.
"27.11.2016 18:42:46" theglobeandmail.com How Canadian rookie Mackenzie Hughes refocused to win on the PGA Tour In the fading light last Sunday evening, Mackenzie Hughes could have been forgiven for thinking his chance at a first PGA Tour title had disappeared from view. He had a couple of key setbacks on the course but he stayed resolute and relished the opportunity.
"27.11.2016 18:22:05" theglobeandmail.com 11 wines for all wallets Feeling festive yet? Your local wine merchant hopes so. We're into that bustling stretch when stores stock up on splurge-worthy offerings. The spirit of grand gestures hangs in the air. Fat wallets will be on the prowl, and visions of plummy holiday Just because something is at a lower price doesn't mean it's of lower quality.
"27.11.2016 17:57:38" theglobeandmail.com 40/40 Hindsight: Rick Hansen reflects on his fifth decade Hansen, now the CEO of a foundation dedicated to creating an inclusive world for people with disabilities, tells Dave McGinn how he learned to balance work and family Hansen talks about leadership, balancing work and family, and what he feared most during his 40s.
"27.11.2016 17:20:49" Meet Jesús, one of the small-business owners whose story is profiled in a new interactive documentary about Toronto's diverse Bloorcourt neighbourhood.
For more, check out The World in Ten Blocks, a partnership between The Globe and Mail and Lost Time
"27.11.2016 17:14:18" theglobeandmail.com Nine free agents who could help fill the void if the Blue Jays lose Bautista and Encarnacion The Toronto Blue Jays are facing a possible future without the two sluggers who have anchored their long-ball-driven offence since at least 2010. We compared available first basemen and outfielders and found several who could help bolster Toronto's offence in different ways.
"27.11.2016 16:51:47" theglobeandmail.com Niagara winery Pearl Morissette part of a 'natural' wine trend The 54-year-old winemaker François Morissette hands me a glass, and at the hint of open wine, the little jerks who have been loitering around the nearby barrels make their move. This winemaker left Burgundy, France, for the promise of free reign over his own Niagara winery. The results won't please every palate and that's exactly how he likes it.
"27.11.2016 16:07:41" theglobeandmail.com How to eat like a football hero during this year's Grey Cup Football players, because they have so much running to do, fuel their bodies with energy from carbohydrates. Football fans, in a valiant act of solidarity, do the same. Think beyond the nachos and potato skins with a world of options for game-day snacks.
"27.11.2016 15:44:50" theglobeandmail.com I'm on a tight budget this year. How do I navigate holiday obligations? I've gone from loving the holiday season to dreading it. For one thing, money is a lot tighter this year than last, and I don't know how to tell my kids (ages 7 and 11) their presents won't be quite as lavish as usual. The stress of the holiday season doesn't need to derail your revelry.
"27.11.2016 15:23:23" Timeline Photos The wealth-management business is in a state of upheaval as new technology and low-cost alternatives make do-it-yourself investing easier than ever. Fees are falling, and so is the outlook for people who once made good livings doling out financial advice.
"27.11.2016 15:02:37" theglobeandmail.com How to turn your bedroom into a monochrome sanctuary “I know the trends are moving towards darker interiors, but there is a reason why white works so well: It's bright, it lightens up rooms, and it makes them [look] bigger,” For this designer, the monochrome ensures a peaceful night's snooze.
"27.11.2016 14:40:33" theglobeandmail.com Book it: It's okay to indulge in over-the-top coffee-table tomes Danielle Meder's shares her reading list of creative pick-me-ups 'Tis the season to restock your library.
"27.11.2016 14:17:52" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau defends comments after death of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it was a statement meant to mark the death of a former head of a country with which Canada has had a long relationship Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing criticism for his statement expressing “deep sorrow” about the death Fidel Castro, without mentioning the former Cuban leader's human rights violations.
"27.11.2016 13:56:53" theglobeandmail.com Doctors urge federal 'safeguards' to protect kids, youth from harms of pot The federal government must adopt a host of strict measures, including limits on tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), no sales to minors and development of an evidence-based roadside test, in order to limit young peoples' exposure to cannabis once it is legalized, The Canadian Paediatric Society warns that cannabis can have serious long-term consequences on developing brains.
"27.11.2016 13:29:11" theglobeandmail.com How AIDS activists helped change the course of science David France tells Adriana Barton how AIDS activists helped lay the groundwork for the kind of scientific research and emergency response we use today The kind of scientific research and emergency response relied on today to fight epidemics originated in the fight against AIDS.
"27.11.2016 13:07:46" theglobeandmail.com Facing a 'tidal wave' of dementia, China is running out of time Thirty years from now, China's elderly population will vastly outnumber its younger citizens In a country where assisted-living homes are scarce and dementia is not widely understood, will people pay the price before the government does?
"27.11.2016 12:47:15" theglobeandmail.com Mouse allergen in schools tied to worse asthma for kids: study “We always hypothesized that the school was important, but this study comprehensively evaluated school and home environments,” said senior author Dr. Wanda Phipatanakul of Boston's Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Researchers found mouse allergen in nearly 100 per cent of dust samples from the schools studied.
"27.11.2016 12:25:13" theglobeandmail.com Some protection from the flu is better than none at all We shouldn't let the quest for a painless, flawless vaccine distract us from the fact that scientific knowledge and vaccination technology have both been getting steadily better since the first flu vaccine was developed in the early 1930s No matter how good a vaccine is, it's not worth much if people don't actually get vaccinated.
"27.11.2016 11:35:37" theglobeandmail.com Study suggests older first-time mothers may live longer Later pregnancies can carry an increased risk of miscarriages and birth defects, but the study found women who give birth for the first time after age 25 are 11 per cent more likely to survive into their 90s than women who become first-time mothers at Researchers said it's likely that later childbirths are a reflection of better health, rather than being a cause of greater longevity.
"27.11.2016 03:55:15" theglobeandmail.com Fragility and discontent: We can only hope history isn't repeating itself Should potential social disruption in the United States spill over our border, the kind that has happened throughout history in similar social climates, Canada's multiculturalism will provide protection Erna Paris has spent her life studying how seemingly solid multicultural societies break down. She's seen this play before. From Globe Opinion
"27.11.2016 03:32:35" theglobeandmail.com Cuban pride: Fidel Castro's lasting legacy The country's national identity has changed perhaps irreversibly "Cuban national identity has changed perhaps irreversibly as a result of Fidel Castro.” From Globe Opinion
"27.11.2016 03:07:28" theglobeandmail.com Ron Glass, Emmy-nominated actor known for Barney Miller and Firefly, dies at 71 The prolific TV actor known for playing Ron Harris in the sitcom 'Barney Miller' and Shepherd Derrial Book in 'Firefly,' The actor's rep confirmed the death, but had no further details regarding the cause or location.
"27.11.2016 02:45:26" theglobeandmail.com Should I keep a stock even if the price keeps falling? If you are tempted to sell a stock just because its price has fallen over a few months, you need to change your investing mindset. Otherwise, you will be setting yourself up for failure. A successful investor should be focusing on the long-term outlook for a business, not transient price moves.
"27.11.2016 02:21:34" theglobeandmail.com 'It pulls at your heartstrings': Ruthless pet thieves are breaking hearts Pet stealing is usually done for spite or profit, and culprits take measures to ensure the puppies are hard to track down Pet stealing is usually done for spite or profit, and culprits take measures to ensure the pets are hard to track down.
"27.11.2016 01:56:02" theglobeandmail.com What's to be done about Brexit? These days, I never travel without my Brexitometre. It measures two things: the time elapsing from the opening of any conversation to the first mention of Brexit (average: three minutes) and the proportion of all the people I encounter who think Brexit is Second referendum? Red lines? Britain mustn't tie itself down when so much is uncertain, Timothy Garton Ash writes in Globe Opinion.
"27.11.2016 01:28:28" theglobeandmail.com After a tortuous two decades, CETA is a trade deal worth celebrating The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement will be a template for other progressive bilateral or regional agreements Former Trade Minister Roy MacLaren was part of the team that helped launch the idea of a transatlantic trade deal. In Report on Business, he looks back on how CETA came to be.
"27.11.2016 01:03:44" theglobeandmail.com Castro and Trudeau: a famous, but also fraught friendship In reminiscing so sentimentally about Canada's special relationship with Cuba [when he made his first official visit to Havana], Justin Trudeau spoke very much as his father's son "With the death of Fidel Castro, [Justin Trudeau] now finds himself on precisely the same knife-edge as both his father and Jean Chrétien once did." From Globe Opinion
"27.11.2016 00:43:28" theglobeandmail.com Controversial fundraiser leaves B.C. NDP as guilty as the B.C. Liberals The B.C. NDP position on grizzly bear trophy hunting is a courageous one, but the party couldn't seem to display the same courageousness when it came to party fundraising. This should have been a very good week for the B.C. NDP and its Leader, John Horgan. Cash-for-access concerns changed that. From Globe British Columbia
"27.11.2016 00:23:20" theglobeandmail.com Howard Sapers: The man tasked to solve Canada's corrections problem As the country's federal correctional ombudsman, the mild-mannered and bespectacled bureaucrat has spent most of his career standing up for the country's most unpopular population: its prisoners. Sapers has spent his career standing up for prisoners; now, he will advise Ontario on how to reform its prison system. From Laura Stone
"26.11.2016 23:59:55" theglobeandmail.com Two Western cities find themselves on opposite sides of a pipeline debate The federal government will decide next month whether to allow the expansion project. The mayors of Victoria and Edmonton view the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion plans very differently – in ways the prime minister may not be able to reconcile. From Globe British Columbia
"26.11.2016 23:39:33" theglobeandmail.com Amazon makes play for film industry dominance with Manchester By the Sea By snatching up Kenneth Lonergan's Manchester by the Sea, Amazon is announcing itself as a major player ready to disrupt the awards race. The retail giant is making a bold play for film industry dominance with Kenneth Lonergan's Oscar hopeful, Manchester By the Sea
"26.11.2016 23:18:09" theglobeandmail.com Dear Warren Beatty, show us the real you Then – and this is the part I cannot understand – the minute I switched on my recorder, you fed me canned answers until our time was up. The Hollywood legend is charming, relaxed, engaged and ribald – until, that is, you turn the recorder on.
"26.11.2016 22:52:42" theglobeandmail.com What a Cuban phenomenon called 'The Package' tells us about Fidel Castro's Cuba When Cuba and the United States were in the early stages of diplomatic normalization almost two years ago, I went to Havana to cover those aching movements of detente – and explore the city as well. Aside from the throwback tropes of Fidel Castro's Despite fears of a takeover from the United States, many Cubans, including Fidel Castro, were fascinated with American pop culture and sports.
"26.11.2016 22:31:19" theglobeandmail.com The many unique beaches of Mexico's Banderas Bay Sun-seekers can pick a different stretch of sand every day and find a new slice of Mexican life every time in Banderas Bay Within the blue curve of this Mexican coastline, each fold and turn hides sun-kissed beaches.
"26.11.2016 22:09:05" theglobeandmail.com Island serenity at Venice's San Clemente Palace Kempinski They call Venice la Serenissima, but mid-morning, it's anything but serene. Swarms of tourists pack St. Mark's Square and the lagoon teems with ferries, water taxis and gondolas. Situated on a private island, this getaway offers an idyllic experience.
"26.11.2016 21:43:38" theglobeandmail.com American billionaire Shahid Khan on why he remains unfazed by Trump A lot of people in Canada and the United States are feeling concerned about president-elect Trump. They might be surprised to hear you say that under President Trump, things will be okay.
I think he'll be fine. When asked about his feelings regarding the new U.S. president-elect Khan, a Muslim and registered Republican, says, "he'll be fine."
"26.11.2016 21:20:11" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau criticized for laudatory statement on Fidel Castro's death Trudeau recently travelled to Cuba but was unable to meet with Castro, who had been a friend of his father and served as an honorary pallbearer at Pierre Trudeau's funeral in 2000 Trudeau described Castro as a 'legendary revolutionary and orator' but neglected to mention the human rights abuses that occurred under the Castro regime. From Globe Politics
"26.11.2016 20:58:06" theglobeandmail.com From the Globe Archives: On the ground in the first days following Fidel Castro's revolution in Cuba A few weeks ago Fidel Castro, the bearded revolutionary leader, sat in his rough and hidden camp in the Sierra Maestro in Oriente Province, confident of eventual victory but perhaps never dreaming that his hour of triumph was so near In 1959, The Globe's Bruce West was in Cuba. This is what he saw, from Castro's vantage point on the 23rd floor of the Hilton to the streets of Havana.
"26.11.2016 20:48:29" theglobeandmail.com Magaret Wente: Why populism triumphed We're accustomed to witnessing populist revolts in less-developed democracies. But now, as he notes, they are unfolding in the three most deeply rooted democracies in the world – Britain, the United States and France. For better or for worse, we've entered a post-postnationalist world, Margaret Wente writes in Globe Opinion.
"26.11.2016 20:28:18" theglobeandmail.com Fidel Castro's revolution succeeded, but his promises evaporated Fidel Castro's role in world history changed on July 17, 1959, seven months after his rebel army defeated dictator Fulgencio Batisita after a three-year struggle and seized control of Cuba in the name of its people Fidel Castro promised a better world for Cuba. But that better world did not unfold – not in Cuba, at least, Doug Saunders writes.
"26.11.2016 19:55:55" theglobeandmail.com A dystopian Trump future, as told to Crooked Tabatha @realdonaldtrump has been @potus of the Trump United States and Casino Resort for generations now Columnist Tabatha Southey imagines a twisted state of affairs after Donald Trump assumes office. From Globe Opinion
"26.11.2016 19:33:36" theglobeandmail.com Clinton team to take part in U.S. presidential recount in Wisconsin requested by Green Party's Jill Stein Wisconsin's election board on Friday approved the recount requested by Green Party candidate Jill Stein Stein has said she wants to guarantee the integrity of the U.S. voting system and Clinton campaign's counsel said it should be legally represented to be able to monitor the recount.
"26.11.2016 19:23:34" theglobeandmail.com Making arts experiences accessible to all is more important than ever Cultural institutions are getting wildly creative to pull in audiences while a new report suggests a correlation between arts participation and happiness Money can't buy happiness. But money can buy a concert ticket or admission to the museum and making the experience accessible to everybody has become more crucial than ever.
"26.11.2016 19:03:29" theglobeandmail.com Review: Heart-warming musical Come From Away lives up to the hype Broadway-bound show heart-warming, human-sized and – despite 9/11 always being in the background – is often delightfully funny Here's a stop-over you will not want to miss: Go see Come From Away at the newly restored Royal Alexandra theatre in Toronto before it heads to Broadway.
"26.11.2016 18:25:52" theglobeandmail.com Toronto Maple Leafs struggle on defence – and solutions Every member of the Toronto Maple Leafs seemed to have a different answer, even as they talked about the same problem. The team is trying to go from last place to a playoff contender, a leap of more than 25 points that few other clubs have made.
"26.11.2016 17:47:50" theglobeandmail.com How Brexit may affect Canadian businesses' dealings with Ireland With the British pound taking a hit, currency considerations come into play – both the pound and the euro While there was some early speculation that Brexit might bring huge benefits to the Irish Republic, it is turning out to be more complicated. From Report on Business
"26.11.2016 17:23:37" theglobeandmail.com How should we respond to hate? With calmness and solidarity We need to come together to ensure the hateful minority doesn't find opportunities to spread its poison Hate doesn't stop at the border. There have been multiple incidents in Canada after the election, from racist graffiti in Ottawa to an anti-Semitic message on the window of a Toronto library.
"26.11.2016 17:02:22" theglobeandmail.com Thanks to Trump, China is poised to dominate Beijing is preparing to step into the West's power vacuum with an unprecedented bid to build a world economy around itself Donald Trump won. So did China and its president Xi Jinping. From Doug Saunders in Globe Opinion
"26.11.2016 16:41:34" Photos from The Globe and Mail's post Fidel Castro meets with world's leaders through the years. From the Trudeaus to Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev,Yasser Arafat, Jimmy Carter and the Pope, Castro rubbed shoulders with the world's top leaders. More photos https://tgam.ca/2gs38kI
"26.11.2016 15:28:32" theglobeandmail.com Montserrat's steps to daring selfie stardom A 40-year-old sculpture in Spain is catapulted to selfie fame A bizarre bit of Instagram mimicry has vaulted a little-known Catalonian sculpture into the daredevil-selfie spotlight.
"26.11.2016 15:08:23" theglobeandmail.com Jay Baruchel bares his Celtic soul for the world There's no point asking Jay Baruchel what he is most proud of. It's not the movies or TV series he's written, directed or starred in. The Canadian actor's latest project is a beautifully eccentric road-trip documentary on which he reconnects with his Irish roots.
"26.11.2016 14:47:04" theglobeandmail.com Put a ring on it: How do you convince a fickle twentysomething to splurge on fine jewellery? As twentysomething shoppers mature into luxury-goods consumers, the bauble business is faced with catering to their fickle tastes and marketing savvy. Caitlin Agnew reports on how fine jewellery houses are finding new ways to woo millennials As millennials turn into luxury goods consumers, retailers are finding new ways to woo them.
"26.11.2016 14:36:43" Photos from The Globe and Mail's post Emotions run high in Miami, India, Cuba and Spain in reaction to the death of Fidel Castro today at 90 years old. Story https://tgam.ca/2fkqlct
"26.11.2016 14:25:28" theglobeandmail.com Having an opinion while female: You'll need a thick skin As Ms. Jansen read the vitriol aimed her way, and made a plea for politicians to stand together against sexism and misogyny, the CBC noted that her colleagues in the house appeared “stunned into silence.” Women in politics face vitriolic sexism so often, it feels par for the course. It shouldn't. From Globe Opinion
"26.11.2016 14:01:24" theglobeandmail.com Fidel Castro, 1926-2016: The 20th century bears his indelible stamp With his signature forage cap, beard and cigar, Fidel Castro became an icon for a world weary of big-power politics and domination by the rich Fidel Castro speaks to a crowd on Feb. 6, 1959, during his triumphant march to Havana after the fall of the Batista regime
"26.11.2016 13:24:50" theglobeandmail.com How to treat a patient when you're half a world away Dr. Maher Saqqur's phone buzzes repeatedly for half an hour until he finally stops and looks down: He's getting updates on patients halfway around the world. He holds up a picture of two bandaged children, aged 6 and 7, who were rescued only hours earlier From his office in Edmonton, thousands of kilometres from his Syrian patients, he uses his smartphone and the eyes, hands and ears of volunteers in Aleppo to diagnose and save lives.
"26.11.2016 13:04:21" theglobeandmail.com Dynamic tolling could be the key to ease congestion while raising money The flat system Toronto is considering would do little to aid traffic woes, experts suggest In theory, any meaningful toll will both raise money and reduce traffic. But the relative effects depend on how the system is priced.
"26.11.2016 12:42:10" theglobeandmail.com Treat Alberta job losses as national crisis, MPs urge government Approval of Trans Mountain pipeline would create much-needed work, Conservatives say, but B.C. opposition will figure in decision Conservative MPs are pushing the federal government to view Alberta's job market as a national crisis and want Ottawa to come up with a wide-ranging policy response.
"26.11.2016 12:21:31" theglobeandmail.com President-elect Donald Trump is brazenly mixing affairs of state and his own business interests the U.S. president-elect is steadfast about one thing: his determination to keep the global business empire that bears his name intact and firmly in family hands when he moves to the White House. Breaking with decades of presidential precedent, Mr. Trump is brazenly mixing affairs of state and his own business interests. And he's bragging about how it will all make him even richer.
"26.11.2016 11:59:59" theglobeandmail.com François Fillon's surprise surge in the French presidential race First came Brexit, then Donald Trump, and now François Fillon is confounding pollsters and pundits in France as he closes in on taking the lead in the race to become the country's next president. Fillon was once dismissed as a nuisance, but after the first round of voting, he may be the one to prevail over ultra-right candidate Marine Le Pen.
"26.11.2016 10:58:56" theglobeandmail.com Former Cuban leader and revolutionary Fidel Castro dies at 90 Castro had orchestrated what he hoped would be the continuation of his Communist revolution, stepping aside in 2006 when he was felled by a serious illness Castro: A towering international figure of the 20th century and leader of a small Caribbean island nation that defied the U.S. for decades
"26.11.2016 04:01:20" theglobeandmail.com Calgary Stampeders chase season for the ages with Sunday's Grey Cup game The Stampeders went 15-2-1 in the regular season, including a stretch of 14 successive wins, which set a CFL single-season record. If the Calgary Stampeders hoist the Grey Cup on Sunday night in Toronto, their 2016 season will be widely considered the greatest in CFL history.
"26.11.2016 03:13:49" theglobeandmail.com Discharged Canadian Forces members need stronger safety net: General Canadian Forces Chief of defence staff Jonathan Vance says fixing a casualty-support unit is an 'overriding concern' Jonathan Vance says fixing a casualty-support unit remains an “overriding concern,” along with significantly improving the assistance offered to military members slated for release.
"26.11.2016 02:48:58" theglobeandmail.com As demolitions rise, Vancouver moves to protect its old character homes It has been three years since the City of Vancouver decided to step in and protect its remaining character housing, and finally, consultations with the public have begun. Old character homes are being mowed down at an alarming rate, prompting Vancouver residents to say it's time to take action. From Globe British Columbia
"26.11.2016 02:18:29" theglobeandmail.com Race-based costumes, like the ones at Queen's, are always terrible - and damaging In a world where Donald Trump is president, we must be vigilant. No matter the intention of the perpetrator, racism – and that's what those costumes represent – cannot and should not be laughed off There is a long history – fraught with violence, fetishization, and commodification – of the mischaracterizing of non-white people. From Globe Opinion
"26.11.2016 01:53:17" theglobeandmail.com Henry Burris has faith in Ottawa RedBlacks' second championship bid Burris thinks winning the franchise's first Grey Cup and his second in four tries as a starter would give both the RedBlacks and him their bona fides as winners Henry (Smilin' Hank) Burris has a chip on his shoulder that is every bit as wide as his smile and he's eager to avenge last year's loss in the Grey Cup.
"26.11.2016 00:51:57" theglobeandmail.com CFL finds lack of 'conclusive' evidence of concussion effects The league's commissioner, Jeffrey Orridge, maintains there is a lack of 'conclusive evidence' CFL commissioner Jeffrey Orridge isn't following the NFL's lead and acknowledging a link between football-related head trauma and brain disease.
"26.11.2016 00:30:51" theglobeandmail.com Why the CFL should just forget about trying to woo Toronto Toronto may be playing host to the 104th Grey Cup this weekend, but considering how uninterested the city is in the CFL, writes Cathal Kelly, perhaps it's time the league just forgot about trying to woo football fans there and focus on the rest of the Toronto is hosting the 104th Grey Cup this weekend, but considering how uninterested the city is in the CFL, perhaps it's time the league focus on the rest of the country.
"26.11.2016 00:08:23" theglobeandmail.com Public Editor: We must call the 'alt-right' what it is: fascist, racist, white supremacist A note from a reader serves as a good reminder to journalists that not every reader knows what some terms mean and it's incumbent on journalists to be careful with them and to explain them clearly when they do use them The term has been deliberately chosen to be non-threatening by a white nationalist and has been used without giving the reader a heads-up about its meaning, minus the deceptive gloss.
"25.11.2016 23:26:55" theglobeandmail.com Instead of teaching me to fight, martial-arts training showed me the value of a peaceful mindset The peace that lies behind the punch Tom Du wanted to master his martial art. But that was his first mistake.
"25.11.2016 23:03:53" theglobeandmail.com U.S. Green Party's Jill Stein files for election recount in Wisconsin The chances of such recounts – if they take place – overturning the overall result from the Nov. 8 election are extremely slim Stein said her push for recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania was aimed at assessing the integrity of the U.S. voting system, not at undermining Trump's victory.
"25.11.2016 22:42:32" The Ottawa Redblacks and Calgary Stampeders practice ahead of the 104th CFL Grey Cup in Toronto. Jeffrey Orridge, Commissioner of the Canadian Football League, expects a 'full house' for Sunday's game. (The Canadian Press)
"25.11.2016 21:39:40" theglobeandmail.com Editorial: With road tolls, it's time to say goodbye to Toronto's free ride In the early 1950s, Toronto mayor Allan Lamport came out against the building of an expressway along the city's lakeshore. Or more precisely, Lamport opposed the idea of the city – and its taxpayers – taking on the expense of constructing, running ... If we didn't already have free highways, would anyone propose them? From Globe Opinion
"25.11.2016 21:15:21" theglobeandmail.com U.S. lumber group files petition against Canadian softwood producers Group says Canadian lumber is being sold for less than fair value in the United States The Canadian-U.S. softwood lumber dispute has been reignited. From Report on Business
"25.11.2016 20:13:58" theglobeandmail.com U Sports hopes delayed rebrand is a winner at the Vanier Cup University sports umbrella organization makes up for lost time after delayed unveiling for new identity of CIS When the Laval Rouge et Or and the Calgary Dinos take to the field Saturday for the Vanier Cup, most eyes won't be on the players and coaches:
"25.11.2016 19:52:07" theglobeandmail.com Triclosan, chemical used in personal care products, deemed safe to use by federal government Despite recommending triclosan be declared toxic substance to aquatic wildlife, the federal government's long-awaited decision does not apply to human health It's under a cloud of controversy because of concerns it could increase bacterial resistance and disrupt hormone function. The U.S. has moved to ban it.
"25.11.2016 19:43:06" theglobeandmail.com Alberta judge cuts sex predator's sentence in half after beating in jail Ruling breaks new ground by giving David Spencer Adams more than three days of credit for each day he spent in pretrial custody despite a federal cap on such credit of 1.5 days “There has been and I suspect there remains the notion that prisoners have no rights and deserve whatever ill treatment they may suffer.”
"25.11.2016 19:16:53" theglobeandmail.com Five methods to improve your productivity Also, thoughts after being fired: “When in future anyone mentions me, please don't say anything positive. Throw me under the bus to gain credibility in the new regime” No. 4: 90-minute focus sessions. From Report on Business
"25.11.2016 19:09:22" Photos from The Globe and Mail's post Bald Eagles are seen along the Harrison River in Harrison Mills, British Columbia. Each year, thousands of bald eagles come to the area to feed on the spawning salmon. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press)
"25.11.2016 18:55:32" theglobeandmail.com Marineland charged with five counts of animal cruelty It also says further charges are expected Ontario's animal welfare agency says the charges against the amusement park relate to peacocks, guinea hens and black bears.
"25.11.2016 18:28:04" theglobeandmail.com How the Steven Galloway scandal sparked a CanLit civil war It's been more than a year since UBC suspended Galloway over sexual assault allegations, but over the past couple of weeks, the battle lines have been drawn in a toxic war of words “Tell one of my sisters or my mom that you think I'm a rape apologist.”
"25.11.2016 18:07:56" theglobeandmail.com Are there alternatives to antipsychotic drugs to treat dementia? Staff in Alberta's long-term care homes have greatly reduced the usage of antipsychotic drugs by gradually lowering dosages "A growing body of research now suggests that prolonged use of antipsychotic drugs can pose risks to patients"
"25.11.2016 17:46:22" theglobeandmail.com The party's over? Workplace holiday celebrations scaled back Seasonal gatherings take a new direction, with fewer workers expecting a party as a given workplace benefit One company instead hosts a secret Santa: Employees exchange toys they think their colleagues would have enjoyed as children - then donate them to charity. From Report on Business
"25.11.2016 17:21:10" theglobeandmail.com Smart leaders see diversity as an immense opportunity Obviously, though we bravely talk the talk, we don't walk the walk "There is only one problem with diversity and inclusivity in the boardrooms and executive levels of Corporate Canada: There isn't any." From Report on Business
"25.11.2016 17:19:43" What produce to buy organic to avoid synthetic pesticides When is buying organic worth it? Here's what produce to buy organic to avoid synthetic pesticides
"25.11.2016 17:01:17" Photos from The Globe and Mail's post In Photos: Thousands of Greeks bucked falling wages and joblessness to join the country's first-ever Black Friday shopping craze on Friday. They joined Canada, Britain and the U.S. where Black Friday has become one of the busiest shopping day of the year.
"25.11.2016 16:59:10" theglobeandmail.com Ottawa runs $7.8-billion deficit over first half of year due to spending hike Over the first six months of the year, program spending is up 7 per cent or $8.9-billion The Trudeau government's fiscal plan is at odds with what the Liberals promised during last year's election campaign. From Globe Politics
"25.11.2016 16:33:36" theglobeandmail.com Outremont: The right to worship, and build, must apply to all Fundamental rights cannot be cancelled by the majority rule. Even if it applies equally to all, the zoning in Outremont is targeted very specifically at Hasidic Jews In theory, the ban on new “places of worship” in a small Montreal borough targets all religions. But the referendum is intended specifically for the Jewish ultraorthodox Hasidic community. From Globe Opinion
"25.11.2016 16:09:19" theglobeandmail.com Glow-in-the-dark rope a lifesaver at sea, Halifax maker says In a modern twist on a traditional product, luminescent fibre is being used to make the latest marine safety product – Night Saver Rope "The rope almost acts as an umbilical cord for a man overboard or a person in distress." From Report on Business
"25.11.2016 15:48:22" theglobeandmail.com The World in Ten Blocks: Explore Bloorcourt in this new interactive documentary The World in Ten Blocks arrives at a time when documentary makers are creating immersive digital experiences that tread different territory from traditional narrative films. Situated somewhere between the cutting edge of virtual reality and the old-school Take a stroll through one of Canada's most diverse neighbourhoods and meet some of the people who make it so unique in this new interactive documentary. Introducing The World in Ten Blocks, a partnership between The Globe and Mail and Lost Time Media.
"25.11.2016 15:24:03" theglobeandmail.com Vancouver mulls property tax hike, prepares for future housing projects A draft 2017 budget envisions increasing property taxes by 3.7 per cent and putting $80-million into affordable-housing projects A draft 2017 budget envisions a 3.7-per-cent increase to property taxes. From Globe British Columbia
"25.11.2016 14:57:57" theglobeandmail.com 40 things you can stop doing right now to save money Like stop flossing and ditch your landline The list is somewhat snarky, but even little things like ditching your habit of flossing can simplify your life to save time and money. From Rob Carrick
"25.11.2016 14:37:35" theglobeandmail.com Ever wanted to be in charge of a museum? Now's your chance Plus: Liberals face pipeline decisions, target Fair Elections Act; lumber trade war looms; Globe probes Wealth One; 24 Sussex costs; B.C. Premier has official photog; and working on fighter jet project? Shhh The Trudeau government is “calling on Canadians” to apply for dozens of positions on the boards of Museum of History, the Museum of Human Rights and others. From Globe Politics
"25.11.2016 14:13:45" theglobeandmail.com For undocumented immigrants, the Trump era is one to fear Immigrants benefiting from protections put in place by Obama worry the lives they've built may be stolen There are about 750,000 undocumented immigrants in the U.S. who benefit from protections put in place by Barack Obama. Donald J. Trump has said he would eliminate such programs.
"25.11.2016 13:52:50" theglobeandmail.com China acknowledges role in Canada's opioid crisis Mounties say commissioner Bob Paulson and the vice-minister of China's public security ministry met this week A Globe and Mail investigation earlier this year revealed how fentanyl is manufactured in China and how easily it is shipped to Canada.
"25.11.2016 13:31:30" theglobeandmail.com Even with holiday creep, Black Friday is a big shopping day Black Friday used to launch the holiday season, but the competition to grab customers first is keen and stores like Macy's, Walmart, Target and more were open Thursday evening Black Friday now starts on Thursday. Were you able to snag a bargain?
"25.11.2016 13:11:03" theglobeandmail.com Five places on Toronto's radar as it mulls road tolls Toronto Mayor John Tory's proposal to toll two key highways into Toronto's centre would be a national first Canada has historically shied away from charging drivers to use roads, but the rest of the world has been going the other way.
"25.11.2016 12:49:01" theglobeandmail.com Smudging in the classroom: Smoke, but no fire The pan-aboriginal act is inoffensive and about as religious as yoga A mother has petitioned the B.C. Supreme Court to ban the practice of Smudging in her school district, saying she was concerned about the explicit religious nature of the ceremony. From Globe Opinion
"25.11.2016 12:27:37" Timeline Photos "Cultural appropriation" Today's editorial cartoon by Brian Gable. From Globe Opinion
"25.11.2016 12:05:13" Timeline Photos Moment in time: Nov. 25, 1988 - Powerful earthquake shakes Eastern Canada:
It was a Friday evening around suppertime when the biggest earthquake to hit eastern North America in more than half a century struck.
The convulsion, whose ripple effects were
"25.11.2016 11:41:47" theglobeandmail.com Brady Bunch mom Florence Henderson dies at age 82 TV show well known to baby boomers Florence Henderson, who went from Broadway star to become one of America's most beloved television moms, has died.
"25.11.2016 11:21:24" theglobeandmail.com The murky beginnings of a new Canadian bank Wealth One was established with $50-million from four key investors. Its principal goal is to get deposits from Chinese Canadians and provide mortgages The founder and a chief investor of a new Canadian bank aimed at Chinese Canadians was fined for mishandling client insurance claims and faced allegations he duped Chinese immigrants into buying expensive policies they could not afford. From Report on
"25.11.2016 11:01:11" theglobeandmail.com Dr. Zena Sharman on making health care more inclusive for LGBTQ patients The Globe and Mail spoke with Dr. Zena Sharman about how to make health care more inclusive A new anthology brings marginalized voices together to discuss their need for empathetic and dependable doctors, nurses and therapists.
"25.11.2016 05:35:00" theglobeandmail.com NDP leader takes aim at B.C. grizzly bear trophy hunt John Horgan says if elected, his government would still allow bears to be hunted for meat, but not for its head and hide B.C. NDP Leader John Horgan is proposing to make it illegal to kill a grizzly for its head and hide, but legal to shoot one for its meat. From Globe British Columbia
"25.11.2016 04:33:44" theglobeandmail.com Woman who accused Steven Galloway of sexual assault breaks silence The woman, identified only as MC, says complaint was not about a 'consensual affair' The former UBC student who accused Steven Galloway of sexual assault and harassment says her complaint to the university was not about a consensual relationship with Mr. Galloway. From Globe British Columbia
"25.11.2016 04:03:27" theglobeandmail.com The Fair Elections Act is no more! Rejoice! Trudeau government's reforms will restore some sense to the Canada Elections Act Editorial: "The Fair Elections Act, which we named the worst legislation of 2014, was one of the low points of Stephen Harper's government." From Globe Opinion
"25.11.2016 03:40:42" theglobeandmail.com Why do Canada's renters get such a bad rap? In expensive real estate markets among many industrialized countries, it's both common and accepted that a majority of households rent "There's no getting around the fact that as house prices climb, the home-ownership rate will fall. The result is more renters." From Rob Carrick
"25.11.2016 03:15:48" theglobeandmail.com Palliative care linked to better quality of life for patients, research suggests New research review, which looked at 43 previously published studies, found palliative care patients suffered less and were more satisfied with their care Research to-date on the impact of palliative care has produced mixed results.
"25.11.2016 02:52:29" theglobeandmail.com The great Easter bread debate brought me closer to my father, the baker 'Don't skimp on food. Good food ties us together in ways nothing else can' One writer recounts how she and her father would spar over the best way to make Easter bread – a memory she cherishes because her father can't anymore.
"25.11.2016 01:57:34" theglobeandmail.com Alberta strikes $1.36-billion deal with power companies to end coal-fired electricity by 2030 TransAlta, Capital Power and Atco will share a total of $97-million a year over the next 14 years; Environment Minister says residents' power bills won't get higher Alberta will pay three major power producers a total of $97-million a year over the next 14 years to compensate them for the shut down and to help them transition to cleaner forms of energy. From Report on Business
"25.11.2016 01:01:40" theglobeandmail.com Leslie Beck: How to cut ultraprocessed foods from your diet Steady intake of industrial substances high in calories, fat, salt, sugar and additives significantly increases risk of obesity "If the next iteration of Canada's Food Guide is going to stand a chance of curbing the rise in obesity and diet-related chronic diseases, it needs to steer people away from ultraprocessed foods."
"24.11.2016 23:46:00" theglobeandmail.com Kelly: Tim Raines is a poster boy for sports injustice, but his snub doesn't deserve our obsession Does he belong in the Hall of Fame? Definitely. Does his snub deserve all this obsession? Definitely not "Somewhere along the line, we have managed to convince ourselves that sports matter. Not the emotions they evoke or the friendly tribalism they promote – things that actually do matter. But the results." From Cathal Kelly
"24.11.2016 23:31:00" Globe subscribers, read more about how media-shy billionaire Murray Edwards is no ordinary oil baron at tgam.ca/edwards
"24.11.2016 23:18:13" theglobeandmail.com The time for tolls is now, but Toronto must get it right If implemented properly, a road toll should mean otherwise lower taxes to finance roads "The toll will not be double taxation." From Report on Business
"24.11.2016 22:40:51" theglobeandmail.com Woman who accused Steven Galloway of sexual assault breaks silence The woman, identified only as MC, says complaint was not about a 'consensual affair' The former University of British Columbia student who accused Steven Galloway of sexual assault says her complaint against the acclaimed author was not about a “consensual affair.” From Globe British Columbia
"24.11.2016 22:19:25" theglobeandmail.com See no evil: How fashion creates disconnect between politics and politicians As the U.S. fashion industry rethinks it's relationship with a Trump White House, Nathalie Atkinson examines how lifestyle coverage can distort our impression of political figures "This fawning celebrity-style coverage of authoritarian political leaders should not be the new normal."
"24.11.2016 21:45:21" theglobeandmail.com How can Canada condone torture? Canada ratified the United Nations Convention against Torture in 1987, yet a good number of Canadians have been tortured with the complicity of public officials "Canada ratified the United Nations Convention against Torture in 1987, yet a good number of Canadians have been tortured with the complicity of public officials." From Globe Opinion
"24.11.2016 21:15:53" theglobeandmail.com Push to end energy poverty in indigenous communities underway For remote indigenous communities across Canada, the lack of clean, reliable energy is a major contributor to the grinding poverty that is a part of everyday life Canada has more than 200 indigenous communities that are not connected to an electricity grid and rely on diesel to keep the power on. Despite the many challenges involved, projects to end aboriginal poverty are under way.
"24.11.2016 20:41:30" theglobeandmail.com Tory leadership hopeful Kellie Leitch proposes scrapping CBC Leitch says the CBC 'needs to be dismantled' “The CBC doesn't need to be reformed, it needs to be dismantled.” From Globe Politics
"24.11.2016 20:30:00" What is a dividend stock? What is a dividend stock? Find out here:
"24.11.2016 20:20:32" theglobeandmail.com Modern-day kids find flaws in Gilmore Girls nostalgia Watch the movies and television of your childhood through their eyes and the racism and sexism rises to the surface like scum on a pond "There's not much racial diversity in Stars Hollow, or the private school Rory attends, or even her circle at Yale. The few minority characters are often caricatures. Homophobic jokes are made out of the blue"
"24.11.2016 19:59:07" theglobeandmail.com Queen's controversy: Sometimes a monk costume is just a monk costume We need to be careful that we don't undermine progress on anti-racism by citing examples of racism that are an overreach "When did going to a costume party become a racist activity?" From Globe Opinion
"24.11.2016 19:53:45" Timeline Photos January is “divorce month,” according to divorce lawyers. Many people who want a divorce don't want to ruin the holidays so they wait until the New Year. Did you or someone you know hold off on getting divorced until after the holidays? Or did you
"24.11.2016 19:33:32" theglobeandmail.com Postmedia executive awarded retention bonus departing company at end of November Jeffrey Haar, executive vice-president, legal counsel and general counsel for Canada's largest newspaper publisher, will depart at the end of November, according to a company memo One of five Postmedia executives who were recently awarded retention bonuses each worth hundreds of thousands of dollars is leaving the company at the end of the month. From James Bradshaw
"24.11.2016 19:18:00" Watch the bidding for the most expensive Canadian painting eve... Watch the bidding for the most expensive Canadian painting ever sold by auction:
"24.11.2016 19:11:41" theglobeandmail.com One of these five women will end up on Canadian bank notes. Which one? In 2018, Canadians could see a woman's face on their currency other than the Queen's The name will be announced on Dec. 8. From Report on Business
"24.11.2016 18:45:16" theglobeandmail.com Toronto Mayor Tory makes case for road tolls to fund transit, infrastructure Tory rules out most other revenue-boosting proposals by city bureaucrats Toronto Mayor John Tory has made his about-face on road tolls official:
"24.11.2016 18:31:16" theglobeandmail.com Nearly half of Canadian homeowners unprepared for emergency: survey Poll finds nearly a quarter of respondents don't know how much is in their emergency fund; 14 per cent have not put any money away Furthermore, about half say they would have difficulty making their mortgage payments in less than six months if their primary income earner lost their job. From Report on Business
"24.11.2016 18:08:21" theglobeandmail.com Video: Baby leopard debuts in exhibit at Chicago's Brookfield Zoo A 4-month-old Amur leopard made his public debut Wednesday at the Brookfield Zoo's Big Cats outdoor exhibit. Looking to fulfill your cuteness factor for the day? This 4-month-old Amur leopard has you covered.
"24.11.2016 17:42:15" theglobeandmail.com Ex-MP Chuck Strahl resigns from Trudeau Foundation The resignation comes after a $1-million donation was made by senior apparatchiks in Chinese state-run organizations whose purpose is to project Beijing's influence abroad “I cannot allow them to imply that my position with the foundation somehow justifies their actions.” From Globe Politics
"24.11.2016 17:17:01" theglobeandmail.com Telecom customer complaints drop for third consecutive year Customer-service efforts of major Internet and wireless providers appear to be paying off If you're a Rogers Bell Canada customer, chances are you're happy with your service. Telus and Videotron, not as much. From Report on Business
"24.11.2016 16:54:56" theglobeandmail.com Coaches slyly answer age-old question about sex during Grey Cup week Coaches Dave Dickenson and Rick Campbell dutifully answered a question made famous by sportswriter Jim Hunt The answers from the annual question of whether the coaches allow their players to indulge in sex during Grey Cup week has produced some fantastic responses. This year was no different.
"24.11.2016 16:42:26" Done Deals: A detached home in Parkdale that sold for $440,000... Take a look at this home in Toronto's Parkdale neighbourhood that sold for $440,000 over asking:
"24.11.2016 16:29:24" theglobeandmail.com CBC needs to slim down and refocus, Conservative leadership candidate says Plus: Execs back carbon pricing; five years for Hornets to fully fly; tainted blood fund falls short; O'Leary eyes Tory leadership; zap! Alberta regulates electricity; and 24 Sussex reno bill soars Maxime Bernier's plan for the CBC if he is elected: a little smaller, more focused and they should stop taking ads, and instead rely on sponsorship and donations.
"24.11.2016 16:19:03" Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was welcomed by sweltering humidity and a military band early Thursday morning as his plane touched down in Liberia. Trudeau spent time at Slip Way public school in Monrovia where he played a game of kickball. Story
"24.11.2016 16:05:47" theglobeandmail.com Video: Barack Obama pardons a turkey from the Thanksgiving table President Obama vows to continue the turkey pardon tradition as he spares 'Tater' and 'Tot' from the Thanksgiving table at the White House. President Obama vows to continue the turkey pardon tradition after leaving the White House, just minus the cameras: 'No way I'm cutting this habit cold turkey.'
"24.11.2016 15:44:12" theglobeandmail.com President Trump will make chaos the new normal The wheels will fall off: He'll repeatedly misjudge the situation he's facing, make bad mistakes in response, and then stubbornly double down on those mistakes To be an effective president Donald J. Trump must recognize when he's wrong while keeping his emotions in check. Everything we've seen so far indicates he can't do this. From Globe Opinion
"24.11.2016 15:29:54" Photos from The Globe and Mail's post Heavily armed officers were out to defend the 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, which Islamic State has encouraged its followers to attack. Officials expected 3.5 million people to converge on the four km parade route.
"24.11.2016 15:21:26" theglobeandmail.com Drug-related mortality rates in B.C. linked to timing of welfare cheques The average number of people who died of drug overdoses in B.C. over the past five years was 40 per cent higher during weeks when social-assistance payments were distributed than during the rest of the month The average number of people who died of drug overdoses was 40 per cent higher during weeks when social-assistance payments were distributed than during the rest of the month. From Globe British Columbia
"24.11.2016 14:56:55" theglobeandmail.com Renovations to Prime Minister's residence could cost $38 million: report 24 Sussex Drive had been used by every PM since 1951, Justin Trudeau declined to move in The report says restoration and repairs to the prime minister's residence would include erecting a new building on the site, replacing a pool house built for Pierre Trudeau in 1975.
"24.11.2016 14:33:38" theglobeandmail.com Tory's road toll is bold, risky – and should be applauded by Toronto Toronto Mayor John Tory will face furious opposition on his proposed tolls – but his reputation for dithering will surely come to an end John Tory has climbed way out on a limb by proposing road tolls. Instead of reaching for a saw, Torontonians should cheer his courage, writes Marcus Gee. From Globe Opinion
"24.11.2016 14:09:00" theglobeandmail.com Road tolls: Will they actually reduce congestion? One study shows the government should look eslewhere to combat congestion, but economists still say tolls are best solution Toronto Mayor John Tory is set to make a controversial pitch to impose tolls on the Gardiner Expressway and Don Valley Parkway. Besides a cash-flow injection, will it help ease traffic? From Globe Drive
"24.11.2016 13:38:36" theglobeandmail.com How complaining rewires your brain for negativity Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable -- such as smoking or eating a pound of bacon for breakfast ... Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. And even though it may feel good, complaining is bad for your brain.
"24.11.2016 12:56:51" Timeline Photos Moment in time: Nov. 24, 1974 - Ancient hominin 'Lucy' discovered:
On a hot and dusty morning in the Afar region of Ethiopia, American paleoanthropologists Donald Johanson and Tom Gray were heading back to their Land Rover after surveying a fossil site.
"24.11.2016 12:36:14" theglobeandmail.com Compensation funds for tainted blood victims short more than $220-million Unless Ottawa fills the gap, many victims will never get the fully amount they were promised and some families of those who have died will get nothing Unless Ottawa fills the gap, many victims will never get the fully amount they were promised and some families of those who have died will get nothing. From Globe Politics
"24.11.2016 12:01:22" Timeline Photos "Liberal haunts" Today's editorial cartoon by Brian Gable. From Globe Opinion
"24.11.2016 11:01:14" theglobeandmail.com Sajjan defends plan to buy interim fleet of fighter jets, citing 9/11 Defence Minister suggests preparation for unforeseen 'situations,' but planes won't be integrated for five years Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is invoking the 2001 terrorist attacks to justify the sole-source acquisition of 18 Super Hornet fighter jets, saying Canada cannot respond to all military emergencies with its aging CF-18s.
"24.11.2016 04:56:27" theglobeandmail.com Lawren Harris 'Mountain Forms' painting sells for record $11.2-million Heffel Fine Art Auction House had estimated the 1926 oil canvas could fetch between $3-million and $5-million That makes it the most expensive work by a Canadian artist ever sold at auction.
"24.11.2016 04:09:34" theglobeandmail.com Richmond, B.C. eyes crackdown on 'hotels' taking advantage of farmland tax loophole Building bylaw could curb building of large luxury houses on properties protected by the province's Agricultural Land Reserve Richmond, B.C., has taken the first step toward preventing enormous houses from being erected on valuable agricultural land by investors and speculators, who enjoy a tax subsidy despite having no intention of farming.
"24.11.2016 03:28:16" theglobeandmail.com Amid gloomy economic data, tough reality of Brexit becoming clear A dim financial assessment, criticism of the government and a ruling some believe could reverse the withdrawal altogether have changed the tone in Britain A gloomy assessment of the economy and the government's finances have led to more questions about just how prepared Britain is for withdrawing from the EU. From Report on Business
"24.11.2016 02:53:43" theglobeandmail.com Toronto Mayor John Tory to call for road tolls on DVP, Gardiner Expressway Toronto Mayor John Tory to make the case in forceful call for new taxes to shore up Toronto's shaky finances In a major policy reversal, Toronto Mayor John Tory will make a controversial pitch to impose tolls on the Gardiner Expressway and Don Valley Parkway as a way for the cash-strapped city to pay for roads and public transit.
"24.11.2016 02:37:36" theglobeandmail.com Charlie Angus steps down as NDP caucus chair to mull leadership bid New Democrat MP Charlie Angus is considering running to replace Tom Mulcair In October, 2017, New Democrats will choose a new leader to replace Tom Mulcair, and MP Charlie Angus is considering running to replace him.
"24.11.2016 02:12:02" theglobeandmail.com Trump and Romney show expedience is a two-way street Days after the two men enjoyed a cordial meeting, we are all waiting to hear whether Mr. Trump will nominate Mr. Romney to become secretary of state. Mitt Romney, a one-time harsh critic of Donald Trump, has changed positions before, so it would be no surprise if he accepts a position in the president-elect's cabinet. From John Ibbitson
"24.11.2016 01:28:04" theglobeandmail.com The stem-cell struggle: Multiracial patients' hunt for a match Vancouver filmmaker Jeff Chiba Stearns discusses his new documentary Mixed Match Hundreds of Canadians are waiting for stem-cell transplants, but only half of them will find a donor, according to Canadian Blood Services. For multiracial patients, the chances of finding a match are infinitely smaller.
"24.11.2016 01:03:06" theglobeandmail.com Kevin O'Leary considering campaign staff for possible Tory leadership bid Kevin O'Leary says he has been interviewing potential campaign managers and meeting with fundraisers and strategists as he continues to contemplate joining the federal Conservative Party leadership race in the wake of president-elect Donald Trump's After Donald Trump's win in the U.S., Kevin O'Leary says the victory puts Canada in 'a horrific place'.
"24.11.2016 00:42:42" theglobeandmail.com Health Canada plans to phase out controversial pesticide Imidacloprid is one of a group of 'neonics' that some environmentalists say is playing a role in the decline of the bee population A pesticide that's come under increasing scrutiny because of its possible role in the decline of the bee population could be phased out. But the new federal phaseout is being done because of the risk to aquatic insects, not pollinators.
"23.11.2016 23:40:30" theglobeandmail.com Whether TPP or NAFTA, Canada needs to walk a careful line The president-elect's announcement that he intends to “withdraw” from the TPP comes as no surprise as this part of the Obama legacy was barely on life support in Washington "Until we know more precisely what the Trump Administration is actually seeking, we should keep our powder dry." From Report on Business
"23.11.2016 23:17:39" theglobeandmail.com Postmedia executives receive $2.3-million in retention bonuses The payouts, equalling nearly $2.3-million, are tied to a recent restructuring that wiped out more than $268-million of the company's debt In a year of restructuring, five of the most senior executives at Postmedia were paid nearly $2.3-million in retention bonuses. From Report on Business
"23.11.2016 22:51:04" theglobeandmail.com Late 1800s ghost story written by H.G. Wells to be published 'The Haunted Ceiling' to debut this week in The Strand Magazine An unseen story from H.G. Wells, the author of sci-fi classics 'The Invisible Man' and 'The Time Machine', will be published for the first time.
"23.11.2016 21:55:24" theglobeandmail.com Popularity of leasing rises with lower payments - deals from $10 a day The option for lower monthly payments and not worrying about resale value is driving more people to lease cars Here are Globe Drive's favourite new-vehicle lease deals starting from less than $10 a day.
"23.11.2016 21:35:03" theglobeandmail.com As Vancouver's housing market cools, commercial property sales soar Claire Wyrostok, owner of popular Vancouver vegetarian restaurant Black Lodge, wonders how long it will be until Vancouver's hot real estate market pushes her out of business. In the four years that Ms. Wyrostok has been at her current location, on ... “Every day I don't know if I am going to get a notice with 30 days to get out.” From Report on Business
"23.11.2016 21:12:51" theglobeandmail.com Lawren Harris's iconic Mountain Forms could go to an American at auction If the does go south of the border, would that be a bad thing? Jaws dropped when Steve Martin suggested the painting could sell for $10-million when it is up for auction tonight:
"23.11.2016 20:46:06" theglobeandmail.com Blue pills in Blue House: South Korea explains government's purchase of Viagra Over 300 erectile dysfunction pills were purchased to treat altitude sickness for diplomats who travelled to Africa in May Over 300 erectile dysfunction pills were purchased to treat altitude sickness for diplomats who travelled to Africa in May, the president's office said.
"23.11.2016 20:19:36" theglobeandmail.com Coca-Cola doesn't keep its secret formula in the cloud While moving much of a company's data and computing functions to the cloud cam make sense, not everything is suitable to go off-site, experts warn While moving much of a company's data and computing functions to the cloud cam make sense, not everything is suitable to go off-site, experts warn.
"23.11.2016 19:57:10" theglobeandmail.com Facebook builds censorship tool to attain China re-entry: report Facebook developed the software, which suppresses posts from appearing in people's news feeds in specific geographies, with the support of chief executive Mark Zuckerberg Facebook has quietly developed a censorship tool that could persuade China to allow the social media network to re-enter the world's second largest economy after a seven-year ban.
"23.11.2016 19:30:51" theglobeandmail.com Home for good: We must honour living veterans Veterans returning to civilian life suffer with feelings of loneliness, shame, isolation and fear. I've learned that leaving the military doesn't ensure the veteran will join the world again Perhaps it is time for civilians to examine how to help the veteran community return people to their full and rightful place in society and bring them home for good. From Globe Opinion
"23.11.2016 19:07:40" theglobeandmail.com Nova Scotia's 'Internet black widow' signs new peace bond Melissa Ann Shepard is required to report weekly to police by telephone or in person The 81-year-old woman must report any new romantic relationships to police:
"23.11.2016 18:46:06" theglobeandmail.com Galloway says he regrets conduct in first statement since UBC firing Statement confirms Galloway accused of sexual assault, says he seeks 'fair treatment for all involved' The statement says that Steven Galloway "profoundly regrets his conduct and wishes to apologize for the harm that it has caused."
"23.11.2016 18:29:32" theglobeandmail.com The enemy Trump can't do without Though Trump has demolished most political conventions and cannily uses Twitter to summon enthusiasm among his supporters, he still needs conventional media Though Donald J. Trump has demolished most political conventions and cannily uses Twitter to summon enthusiasm among his supporters, he still needs conventional media.
"23.11.2016 18:06:31" theglobeandmail.com The polls and the pundits: Can they be trusted? Donald Trump's win has devastated the public's trust in forecasting, but tools exist to do a better job A flipped coin had a 50 per cent shot of correctly predicting Donald Trump's win. And yet almost the entire pollster-and-pundit class got the U.S. presidential election wrong. From Globe Opinion
"23.11.2016 17:44:21" theglobeandmail.com New scanner technology could reduce need for unpacking at airport security Manufacturers are developing and testing new scanners using computed tomography imaging, which produce more detailed images than a regular x-ray Why unpacking your carry-on to show airport security your laptop or bottle of hand sanitizer may be a thing of the past.
"23.11.2016 17:11:14" theglobeandmail.com A Trump-Putin entente? Why not? The two leaders are nativists and narcissists set on making their countries exceptional again Russia and the U.S. are on a collision course. If something isn't done we're likely headed back to the years of bone-chilling superpower standoffs. From Globe Opinion
"23.11.2016 16:41:14" theglobeandmail.com We must all stand with Standing Rock The people of the Northern Plains are calling us all to consider what will be lost if we do not find ways to revive that indigenous sense of rootedness As the Cree people of James Smith First Nation learned with the Husky Oil spill, once a pipeline crosses a river, there is little you can do to protect that river from a rupture. From Globe Opinion
"23.11.2016 16:15:22" theglobeandmail.com The stealth way to save on U.S.-dollar purchases Use a credit card that doesn't charge the usual foreign currency conversion fee By using a credit card that doesn't charge the usual foreign currency conversion fee of 2.5 to 3 per cent, you can reap big savings on your U.S. purchases writes Rob Carrick.
"23.11.2016 16:07:59" theglobeandmail.com Trump taps Nikki Haley for ambassador to UN South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is the first woman to be chosen for a top-level post in the Trump administration The governor from South Carolina has little foreign policy experience and sharply criticized Donald J. Trump during his election campaign.
"23.11.2016 15:55:41" theglobeandmail.com Wait times for medical procedures at 20-year high in Canada: study The Fraser Institute's new tally of health-care queues found the median wait time for selected medical procedures in Canada rose to 20 weeks this year, up from 18.3 weeks in 2015 and more than double the figure logged in 1993 Median wait time for selected medical procedures are up by 1.7 weeks since 2015 and more than double the figure logged in 1993, according to a right-leaning think tank's annual survey.
"23.11.2016 15:30:50" theglobeandmail.com How Washington's bid to buy time on Standing Rock let anger brew on both sides in pipeline fight Obama administration's decision to delay approval for the Dakota Access pipeline was meant to make time to consult indigenous leaders. After police clashes with protesters this weekend, some fear time is running out Obama administration's decision to delay approval for the Dakota Access pipeline was meant to make time to talk. However, that added time has done little to defuse the tense situation.
"23.11.2016 15:02:15" theglobeandmail.com Video: Ellen DeGeneres receives Presidential Medal of Freedom, does Mannequin Challenge Ellen DeGeneres has pulled off a star-studded Mannequin Challenge at the White House. The actress, comedian, and television host was at the White House to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest citizen honour in the United States. Other After tearfully accepting her Medal of Freedom, the television host convinced Tom Hanks, Diana Ross, Michael Jordan and others to participate in the Mannequin Challenge.
"23.11.2016 14:39:56" theglobeandmail.com Canadian soldiers in combat roles at higher suicide risk: Military report Deployment in dangerous missions such as the Afghanistan war has been an emerging risk factor for suicide since 2010, research shows Since Canada began sending battle troops to Afghanistan in 2002, the rate of suicide among soldiers in combat arms is almost double when compared with other trades.
"23.11.2016 14:22:02" theglobeandmail.com York University urged to make search for new president more transparent Current provost, said to be on short list of candidates, not supported by 58% surveyed in poll by faculty association The search for a new president of York University is running into controversy, with opposition mounting from students and faculty to one of the rumoured front-runners.
"23.11.2016 14:21:34" Photos from The Globe and Mail's post Montreal Impact scored early and often then hung on to win 3-2 as TFC fought back. Kickoff was delayed about 30 minutes as the 18 yard boxes were repainted to regulation size.
"23.11.2016 13:59:15" theglobeandmail.com Costume party highlights racism at Queen's University, critics say The student government of Queen's University has condemned a recent party attended by undergraduates that involved wearing stereotypical national costumes, photos of which have elicited heated criticism on social media for their “racist” depictions of The event featured mostly white students dressed as Middle Eastern sheiks, Viet Cong guerrillas, Buddhist monks and dreadlocked Rastafarians, among other cultural groups.
"23.11.2016 13:39:08" theglobeandmail.com Ontario minister seeks prison funding, studies segregation conditions Corrections Minister makes personal appeal to Premier to improve infrastructure in province's jails in response to the Adam Capay case A continuing Globe investigation has found that the province ignored multiple warnings about the deadly confines of the solitary cells at the Thunder Bay Jail.
"23.11.2016 13:18:01" theglobeandmail.com Justin Trudeau didn't invent cash-for-access, but he can end it The Prime Minister is intent on using the Liberals' status as the governing party as a fundraising tool The simplest and best course of action would be for Mr. Trudeau's government to introduce legislation lowering individual donation limits, the Editorial Board writes in Globe Opinion
"23.11.2016 12:54:12" theglobeandmail.com Montreal-Toronto playoff game delayed as Olympic Stadium penalty boxes repainted Both boxes smaller than regulation, kickoff delayed 40 minutes as teams literally forced to watch paint dry Both penalty boxes were smaller than regulation size, forcing kickoff to be delayed 40 minutes as the two teams and fans were literally forced to watch paint dry.
"23.11.2016 12:33:16" theglobeandmail.com What's at stake for Canada, Mexico and the U.S. in Trump's new NAFTA Mexico, Canada and the United States have been bound together by the North American free-trade agreement, but the U.S. president-elect threatens to shake things up in the White House Canada and Mexico say they are ready and willing to reopen NAFTA – if that's what Donald Trump wants. Are they happy about it? Most definitely not.