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"26.03.2017 19:22:18" theglobeandmail.com In conversation with actor Woody Harrelson Harrelson says he has a tendency to say things that get him in trouble, giving him something in common with his character in the new film Wilson We talk to Woody Harrelson on his pursuit of happiness 'off the hamster wheel.'
"26.03.2017 18:56:35" theglobeandmail.com Activists divided over legacy of Quebec's Maple Spring protests For several months, images of blockaded government offices, clashes between demonstrators and police, and the ubiquitous red square that came to symbolize the protest movement made headlines around the world. Five years after students protested planned university tuition-fee hikes, mixed feelings remain.
"26.03.2017 18:34:29" theglobeandmail.com Canada's Homan wins women's world curling gold with undefeated run Canada last won gold at this event in 2008 when Jennifer Jones finished first in Vernon, B.C. Homan's undefeated run in Beijing — Canada won all 13 of its matches — came on the heels of her 12-2 run to the Canadian women's title last month.
"26.03.2017 18:11:17" theglobeandmail.com For Canadian designers, aesthetic was honed on the half-pipe The co-founders of award-winning furniture studio Knauf and Brown brought their appreciation for urban style and form together at Vancouver's Emily Carr University Street skateboarding is not how you expect world-class furniture designers to get their start. But grinding rails in downtown Vancouver while in high school is where D. Calen Knauf and Conrad Brown, co-founders of award-winning Knauf and Brown studio,
"26.03.2017 17:31:02" Photos from The Globe and Mail's post Police detain hundreds including anti-corruption campaigner Alexei Navalny after thousands join anti-Kremlin protests across Russia.
"26.03.2017 17:07:25" theglobeandmail.com Want to win in the workplace? Forget you are in the lead Imagine yourself in a race, where you don't know for sure what your chances are of winning. Then, to your surprise, you find yourself in the lead. Whether in an actual race, sales meeting, investor pitch or job application, that early feeling of success can sometimes work against you, according to a new study.
"26.03.2017 16:45:57" Timeline Photos Can Moosehead become Canada's beer?
It's stuck in the middle; too big to cash in on the craft craze, too small to take on the giants. Susan Krashinsky Robertson reports from Saint John on the East Coast brewer's push to sell a story that dates back to
"26.03.2017 16:17:52" theglobeandmail.com Mason: Brad Wall pounds a stake into conservative fiscal fantasy While the federal budget was sucking up most of the national oxygen this week, another financial plan tabled concurrently by the government of Saskatchewan deserved more attention than it received. By hiking taxes, Saskatchewan's Premier has gone where few political leaders of his conservative ilk like to venture, Gary Mason writes.
"26.03.2017 15:47:31" theglobeandmail.com Hot real estate market forcing landmark musicians out of Toronto On his forthcoming album, Ron Sexsmith sings about Trinity Bellwoods Park, his long-time neighbourhood. Man at the Gate (1913) is a poignant ballad inspired by Toronto lore and a century-old postcard. Mr. Sexsmith, a city fixture and a three-time Juno Ron Sexsmith, a city fixture and three-time Juno award winner, has moved to Stratford, Ont. because he could no longer afford to live in Toronto.
"26.03.2017 15:09:03" theglobeandmail.com Opinion: Republican infighting key for candidate Trump. Now it's a roadblock Trump was able to use the ideological differences between factions in the party to his advantage during the election campaign. But now he can't set a unifying agenda for his party because, as soon as he decides to serve one faction, he'll inevitably "Ever since Obamacare became law, Republicans have loudly and consistently claimed to hate it. Yet even Donald Trump, the dealmaker-in-chief, failed to rally enough support to repeal and replace Obamacare."
"26.03.2017 14:47:39" theglobeandmail.com Toronto's up-and-coming sommeliers reveal their wine picks The next generation of wine professionals – the ones responsible for Toronto's most exciting wine lists – are focused on the guest experience, don't care how much you spend, generally learned the trade on the job, and are willing to drink wine from A new wave of sommeliers is reshaping Toronto's restaurant landscape, pushing the stereotypically snooty and stuffy old wine expert out the door.
"26.03.2017 14:24:37" theglobeandmail.com Study to examine resilience of victims of violent crime Researchers launch online survey, hope to learn how victims find inner strength A new study, launched in partnership with the Victim Justice Network, is trying to learn what makes victims of violent crime resilient.
"26.03.2017 14:02:08" theglobeandmail.com In searching for the real Godot, a time out from Trump Seeking refuge from the tweets of a U.S. President who never betrays doubt about his own singular importance, Ian Brown delves into a many-mirrored theory about Samuel Beckett's meditation on the pointlessness of life, with a yuge, yuge, twist: The author Seeking refuge from the tweets of a U.S. President who never betrays doubt about his own singular importance, The Globe's Ian Brown delves into a many-mirrored theory about Samuel Beckett's meditation on the pointlessness of life, with a yuge, yuge,
"26.03.2017 13:38:44" theglobeandmail.com Motive of London attacker 'may have died with him': police After four days of intense investigations, police in Britain say they may never know why Khalid Masood killed four people and injured 50 in last week's terrorist attack in London After four days of intense investigation that included arresting 11 people, raiding properties in five communities and obtaining information from more than 3,500 witnesses, police said on Saturday they were no closer to uncovering a motive for the attack.
"26.03.2017 13:07:12" theglobeandmail.com Lilly Singh's superpowers: One YouTuber's rise to the top of the Internet She's offering a lesson for Canadians looking to ride the wave of cultural disruption, rather than being swamped by it With two billion views on YouTube, a new book and brands knocking down her door, Scarborough-born Lilly Singh is the new queen of media.
"26.03.2017 12:43:37" theglobeandmail.com What it's like...to work at a homeless shelter Frantzy is a personal support worker in an Ottawa homeless shelter caring for men recovering from an acute illness who need ongoing health care support. He asked that his last name not be used. A personal support worker says his work has made him realize 'many of us are just one step away from being homeless.'
"26.03.2017 12:22:42" theglobeandmail.com If you want to give your children more freedom, try free-range parenting ave Treadway and his son Kasper are going to bed. The wee one is wearing jammies and a bright yellow toque and his dad is zipping up the three-year-old's blue snowsuit. The thermometer says it is –20 C outside, but that's where the mercury maxes out, so Having small children doesn't have to mean the end of adventure. Kids can do everything their parents can.
"26.03.2017 11:21:06" theglobeandmail.com Using GPS to find your way switches off parts of brain: researchers Researchers say constant use of satnavs would make users less able to learn and navigate a city's street network unaided If you have long feared that using a “satnav” navigation system to get to your destination is making you worse at finding the way alone, research now suggests you may be right.
"26.03.2017 02:24:32" theglobeandmail.com Is it time to close the door on the open office? Human resources software company Collage has a stereotypical office space for a tech startup – a large, wide-open room in an old brick and beam building in downtown Toronto with lots of natural light. The 4,200-square-foot space is great, says co-founder Companies are beginning to scrap barrier-free workplaces in favour of a hybrid environment with both open and closed spaces.
"26.03.2017 01:54:52" theglobeandmail.com Radwanski: O'Leary taught us (seriously) to confront unpleasant truths about Canadian politics Candidate's whistle-blowing about vote rigging in Conservative leadership race forces us to confront some unpleasant truths For his willingness to sound the alarm, if for no other reason, Canadians should be glad Mr. O'Leary is in the race, Adam Radwanski writes.
"26.03.2017 01:23:44" theglobeandmail.com A loss of civility can affect a company's bottom line What are the effects when the world's most powerful leader disparages, derides and bullies people? Opinion: For a word that seems so innocuous, it can cut disconcertingly deep: incivility.
"26.03.2017 01:01:48" theglobeandmail.com Trumpcare (or Ryancare) is dead, for now. Who killed it? Less than 100 days into his presidency, Donald Trump's legislative agenda has been dealt a significant blow. Sean Gordon explains the key players in the party. Despite having unified control of Washington, Republicans were unable to repeal and replace Obamacare, a promise that they had campaigned on in multiple elections. Who led to the bill's demise?
"26.03.2017 00:37:57" theglobeandmail.com What Canada's 'B team' would look like at the 2018 Olympics Back in the fall, Hockey Canada hatched a tentative Plan B, hiring former NHL goalie and two-time Olympian Sean Burke to oversee its participation in two European hockey tournaments – the Deutschland Cup and the Spengler Cup – with a view to evaluating Hockey Canada is trying to find players, then develop chemistry. It could be a work in progress until the 11th hour. Here's what it might look like:
"26.03.2017 00:04:21" theglobeandmail.com Italy's Five Star Movement is on the rise as populism falters in Europe The touted populist revolution in Europe may have peaked. In the March 15 Netherlands vote, Geert Wilders, leader of the anti-euro, xenophobic Freedom Party, didn't make the cut. In France, the latest polls in the presidential race put the pro-European The party created by Beppe Grillo is polling ahead of the ruling Democratic Party and could triumph in the next election.
"25.03.2017 23:36:11" theglobeandmail.com Planning for future security with a 17-year age gap between spouses Couple look to secure Anastasia's retirement once Matthew's gone With his indexed pension and part-time job, Matthew, 59, seems set to enjoy early retirement. But he's worried about how his wife, Anastasia, who is 42 years old, will get along after he dies.
"25.03.2017 23:09:32" theglobeandmail.com Searching for a place to call home Finding accommodations for disabled children is particularly problematic in B.C., where housing costs are so high in many cities As parents age, finding housing for disabled children becomes daunting.
"25.03.2017 22:47:09" theglobeandmail.com Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds honoured in public memorial The ceremony honours the mother-daughter duo's careers at the storied Hollywood Hills cemetery that is their final resting place. Actresses Renee Russo, Anne Blythe and Beverly D'Angelo were among the stars who arrived before the ceremony's start. It will Hundreds of fans and friends of Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher are packing an auditorium for a public memorial honouring the celebrated mother and daughter.
"25.03.2017 22:42:06" theglobeandmail.com Discovering the Czech Republic's lesser-known charms Amy Laughinghouse travels to some of Czech Republic's smaller towns and cities on a tour that leads to Prague's less-trodden attractions Takes a detour off the touristy streets of Prague to discover some of the Czech Republic's hidden gems.
"25.03.2017 22:16:05" theglobeandmail.com Two French soups to wow any dinner party This week's recipes are inspired by those developed by chefs Daniel Rose and Timothy Hollingsworth A solid handle on basic French techniques will always improve one's cooking.
"25.03.2017 21:53:06" theglobeandmail.com Bruce Cannon Gibney's A Generation of Sociopaths, reviewed: How boomers mortgaged the future A self-consciously 'controversial' appraisal of how baby boomers mortgaged the future Have baby boomers mortgaged our future? Gibney's latest book makes the case:
"25.03.2017 21:41:38" theglobeandmail.com Forget butter with your popcorn. How about a steak at the movie theatre? Microcinema is a growing recreational trend that wraps up entertainment and food in a contemporary-design package to appeal to generations now living online Microcinemas are blending old and new for online generation.
"25.03.2017 21:12:33" theglobeandmail.com Irish whiskey seeing huge growth – with a little help from Katy Perry Distiller Bernard Walsh got a surprise lesson from his nine-year-old daughter last month regarding the changing demographics of Irish whiskey consumption. The owner and managing director of Walsh Whiskey Distillery, maker of a brand called Writer's Tears, Along with the smooth boom has come a renaissance in bolder, richer flavours recalling Irish whiskey's golden age.
"25.03.2017 20:45:12" theglobeandmail.com U.S. confirms its jets struck in Mosul where dozens of civilians were killed The U.S. military said on Saturday that a review determined that at the request of Iraqi security forces, U.S.-led coalition struck Islamic State fighters and equipment 'at the location corresponding to allegations of civilian casualties' Iraqi government forces paused in their push to recapture western Mosul on Saturday because of the high rate of civilian casualties, a move apparently motivated by the incident.
"25.03.2017 20:35:39" theglobeandmail.com Invented in Canada: Book by Governor General, entrepreneur laud's Canada's innovators In their new book, Governor-General David Johnston and entrepreneur Tom Jenkins celebrate the country's innovators, with the hope it will inspire more Canadians to make the world a better place Did you know that Inuit ingenuity was behind the life jacket? Or that a Toronto mother invented a bouncy harness enjoyed by children all over the world? And the whoopee cushion? Canadian too.
"25.03.2017 20:05:21" theglobeandmail.com Drabinsky's new musical Sousatzka is ambitious, but muddled Sousatzka, an ambitious mess of a new musical conceived of and creatively produced by Garth Drabinsky, has a wonderful title character. The producer's done a disservice to his new musical by shining too big a spotlight on it before it's ready, our theatre critic writes.
"25.03.2017 19:43:52" theglobeandmail.com Newfoundland craft brewery partnership falls flat over ugly legal desputes Business in small Newfoundland village appears to thrive, even as co-founders are locked in fierce legal battle The Quidi Vidi brewery was meant as their sanctuary – a stable business the two men could grow together over time. Then, things changed.
"25.03.2017 19:16:04" theglobeandmail.com Does Earth Hour have value in the age of climate change denial? In a literal sense, the hour itself won't make an ice cube's worth of difference in limiting warming to 1.5 C. But Earth Hour isn't trivial - it's symbolic of the fight Opinion: Earth Hour is symbolic, but it's not trivial, the president of WWF-Canada writes.
"25.03.2017 19:06:00" The harsh, hidden side of China's war on graft, and how one ma... In China, shuanggui exists as an extralegal system that uses harsh methods to extract confessions. This is the story of how one man disappeared into that world. For more: https://tgam.ca/2n2Z1PW
"25.03.2017 19:05:03" theglobeandmail.com Landlords using evictions, hikes to circumvent rent control, Toronto tenants say Just after the school year began in September, York University teaching assistant Niloofar Golkar and her roommates got word they would have to scramble to find another place to rent because their landlord intended to move into their west-end Toronto A rising number of tenants say their landlords are forcing them out to charge higher rent, according to data from Ontario's rental-dispute board.
"25.03.2017 19:00:22" theglobeandmail.com How European crises put long-standing pacts in peril Continental revision The European Union's crises over Brexit, migration and the euro zone threaten to reshape the many pacts that govern how the continent's economy works.
"25.03.2017 18:54:04" theglobeandmail.com Opinion: It was Trump's Bay of Pigs. Will he learn? No. Health care, Mr. Trump's biggest boast, is now his greatest defeat. But unlike JFK after the Bay of Pigs, Trump refuses to learn, or accept any responsibility for the baffling defeat Opinion: "Unlike Mr. Kennedy, however, Mr. Trump takes no responsibility. He is congenitally incapable of self-reflection."
"25.03.2017 18:37:04" theglobeandmail.com Editorial: Alberta can't rely on oil revenues forever. But it's going to try It's never really about party politics in Alberta. The leanings of the party in power two years ago, now or in two years from now – left, right, centre, socialist, green, libertarian, pirate, you name it – is largely irrelevant to the province's economic The provincial government has never taken serious steps about replacing non-renewable resource royalties with more stable revenue sources, the Editorial Board writes.
"25.03.2017 18:32:22" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau says peacekeeping troops mission still on table The prime minister says Canada has 'a difficult history' as blue helmets in Africa, and he is not going to 'fast-track' a decision without studying the impact it will have Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he's not ruling out sending troops on a peacekeeping mission this year, even though Canada has not yet told the United Nations what it is up to.
"25.03.2017 18:10:03" theglobeandmail.com Ibbitson: Trudeau lags on LGBT pardons In Calgary, a city councillor and the LGBT community are exploring how best to memorialize Everett Klippert, the last man imprisoned in Canada for the crime of being gay. In Berlin, the cabinet has just approved a pardon for every German similarly More than a year after promising action, Ottawa continues to consult – but exonerating those convicted for being gay needs no study, John Ibbitson writes.
"25.03.2017 17:47:05" theglobeandmail.com Pro and anti-demonstrations as an anxious EU marks anniversary Events across Europe are to mark the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, the ancestor of today's European Union The lavish events to mark the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, the ancestor of today's European Union, emerged as a display of collective geo-political anxiety as much as a celebration of the region's remarkable accomplishments.
"25.03.2017 17:40:29" theglobeandmail.com Opinion: If you think Canada is a welcoming nation, talk to a displaced Mexican While Donald Trump is slouching toward authoritarianism, Canada is safeguarding democracy. Canadians have much to be proud of and much to teach the world about compassion. Except for that one troubling spot of not-so-benign neglect: Canada's relationship Opinion: "While Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reaches out to embrace suffering Syrians, his government seems ready to throw embattled Mexicans under the bus just to appease Mr. Trump."
"25.03.2017 17:02:38" theglobeandmail.com Renzetti: Why do we mourn for Britain – but not Nigeria or Yemen? Dwelling on these sporadic European attacks while ignoring violence in the rest of the world leaves a false sense of where the danger really lies Dwelling on these sporadic European attacks while ignoring violence in the rest of the world leaves a false sense of where the danger really lies, Elizabeth Renzetti writes.
"25.03.2017 16:37:40" theglobeandmail.com Saunders: The real Putin-Trump problem Never mind secret plots, a bigger worry is a President who openly admires and imitates the Russian leader's ideas and strategies Saunders: "There is a problem with the relationship between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. But it is not the problem we are fixated upon."
"25.03.2017 16:00:16" theglobeandmail.com New trailer for series based on Atwood's Handmaid's Tale sparks comparison to Trump climate The series, starring Elisabeth Moss as Offred the Handmaid, and Joseph Fiennes as Commander Fred Waterford, takes place in the totalitarian society of Gilead, ruled by a fundamentalist regime that treats women as property of the state The trailer for the new TV series based on Margaret Atwood's dystopian classic 'The Handmaid's Tale' is finally here.
"25.03.2017 15:40:48" theglobeandmail.com Soaring toward Heaven's Gate: The last jump of Graham Dickinson BASE jumpers are thrill-seekers, daredevils, and sometimes tragically unlucky. An experienced wingsuit pilot, he had everything meticulously planned for a leap off a mountain in remote China, at a place called Heaven's Gate. Twelve seconds later, it was over.
"25.03.2017 15:10:45" theglobeandmail.com As Seattle market mirrors Vancouver's, housing experts search for answers It feels like a case of déjà vu. South of the border, experts are divided about whether or not the city's housing market is being driven by foreign buyers – the same argument that dragged on for a couple of years in Vancouver. Today, the effect of foreign The similarities with Vancouver's housing market have analysts wondering if the B.C. foreign-buyers tax is creating spillover.
"25.03.2017 14:41:19" theglobeandmail.com James Crawford's Fallen Glory, reviewed: An extraordinary look at the world's lost buildings Crawford explores history's lost and ruined structures In Fallen Glory, James Crawford looks at the evolution of history's greatest buildings, and how some of them have been lost to time. From Alex Bozikovic - The Globe and Mail
"25.03.2017 14:21:15" Timeline Photos 'In-flight entertainment' Today's editorial cartoon by Brian Gable. More cartoons: http://trib.al/5Uju4dl
"25.03.2017 13:24:56" Timeline Photos Facing outrage in the Toronto area about runaway house prices, Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa said on Monday that he had written to federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau urging him to raise the amount of capital-gains tax that investors must pay
"25.03.2017 13:01:34" theglobeandmail.com Kenneth Montague showcases the lives of black people in Windsor, Ontario How to rewrite the story of home His Wedge Collection showcases lives of black people in Windsor in the present by juxtaposing them against images and artwork from the past.
"25.03.2017 12:38:29" theglobeandmail.com What a 14-hour plane ride taught me about life Dispatch is a series of first-person stories from the road. With a carry-on jam-packed with things to occupy you, absolutely nothing seems appealing the minute the seat-belt sign goes off with an ominous ding.
"25.03.2017 12:16:03" theglobeandmail.com A runner's guide to the perfect shoe The rapid rise of barefoot and minimalist running had sparked a critical re-evaluation of all the fancy technology packed into the most popular shoes – rollbars, heel lifts, cushioning systems and so on. The evidence that these features actually helped Ambitious research projects that set out to put running-shoe trends and their bold promises to the test are finally generating results.
"25.03.2017 11:21:33" theglobeandmail.com Instagram's male influencers try to flaunt authentic cool Marcus Troy poses for the camera in a striped shirt, a dark fedora tilted back, his eyes hidden in shadow. “So many brands want to 'work' with you until you give them a proposal,” he writes in the Instagram photo's caption. “And they suddenly realize that Social media's latest influencer group is the bros of Instagram, but convincing regular guys to follow their lead isn't as effortless as their content makes it seem.
"25.03.2017 03:20:56" theglobeandmail.com It's time for 'anxious and willing' B.C. government to put up the transit cash I would like to take B.C. Finance Minister Mike de Jong at his word when he said Wednesday that the province is “anxious and willing” to work with local governments to settle on a final approach to transit funding. Opinion: Call it intractable, call it a quagmire, or call it an excruciating exercise in blame-laying, finger-pointing, accusations and denials – funding transit in this region is all of the above. From Globe British Columbia
"25.03.2017 02:50:25" theglobeandmail.com Federal government fills four vacant judges' seats in Alberta The federal government has filled four vacated judges' seats in Alberta as the province's judicial system struggles under an immense backlog that has led to a series of cases falling apart, largely due to a landmark Supreme Court of Canada ruling last Alberta is short on both judges and Crown lawyers at a time when delays have prompted courts to stay cases against people accused of crimes.
"25.03.2017 02:18:38" theglobeandmail.com Media baron Rupert Murdoch's son is building a central B.C. family retreat Son of famous media mogul buys 450-acre, amenity-rich property accessible only by boat or plane James Murdoch,CEO of 21st Century Fox, has purchased acreage in a remote corner of central British Columbia and is building a family getaway.
"25.03.2017 01:44:21" theglobeandmail.com Quebec seeks court clarification on assisted dying law to broaden its access The Quebec government says it will look at ways to broaden access to medically assisted death and wants to ask the courts to clarify a controversial restriction in Canada's assisted-dying legislation that disqualifies patients who are not near death. Health Minister Gaétan Barrette said his government made that decision after meeting with professional organizations concerned about the requirement that a natural death must be “reasonably foreseeable.”
"25.03.2017 01:02:20" theglobeandmail.com Rachel Notley says Keystone approval doesn't lessen need for other pipelines Alberta premier says the Energy East and Trans Mountain pipelines are also necessary to reduce the energy industry's reliance on rail transport Alberta's premier says U.S. approval of the Keystone XL pipeline does not lessen the need for two other controversial proposals within Canada's borders.
"24.03.2017 23:58:01" theglobeandmail.com BC Liberals to return $93,000 in 'prohibited' indirect donations following Globe investigation The party's announcement followed a Globe and Mail investigation that found lobbyists made indirect donations by paying under their own names on behalf of clients and companies before they were reimbursed The party's announcement followed a Globe investigation that found lobbyists made indirect donations by paying under their own names on behalf of clients and companies before they were reimbursed.
"24.03.2017 23:50:03" theglobeandmail.com Share stories and photos to help us commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle for Hill 70 and Vimy Ridge The Battle for Hill 70 has been called both “Canada's Forgotten Battle of the First World War” and one of the most significant in Canadian history. It took place from Aug. 15-25, 1917, and was fought between Vimy and Passchendaele, both so vividly ... Do you have relatives who fought in or were affected by the Battle for Hill 70 or Vimy Ridge? Help The Globe mark the 100 anniversaries by sharing their stories, photos, or memorabilia.
"24.03.2017 23:44:40" theglobeandmail.com Canadian rookie Lance Stroll set to make his Formula One debut The 18-year-old from Montreal will become the first Canadian to race in F1 since Jacques Villeneuve in 2006 Meet the 18-year-old Canadian racing prodigy making his Formula One debut this weekend:
"24.03.2017 23:10:00" theglobeandmail.com Bill Morneau wants slow and steady approach to infrastructure funding The finance minister says moving too fast on new federal infrastructure funding would risk wasting money The federal Liberals have come under heavy criticism from the parliamentary budget watchdog for the pace of infrastructure spending that the government sees as a pillar of its economic strategy.
"24.03.2017 22:38:42" theglobeandmail.com DNA evidence to be allowed in retrial of accused in Winnipeg teen's death Mark Grant is charged with second-degree murder in the death of 13-year-old Candace Derksen. The Winnipeg teen vanished on her way home from school in November 1984 and was found tied up and frozen to death in a shed nearly two months later. A judge says DNA evidence will be allowed at the retrial of a man accused of killing a teenage girl more than three decades ago.
"24.03.2017 21:45:55" theglobeandmail.com Democratic opposition grows to U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch Gorsuch is headed toward a Senate Judiciary Committee vote, likely on April 3 16 of the 48 Democratic senators have publicly backed their leader, Chuck Schumer, who said he opposes confirming Mr. Gorsuch. Others have yet to announce their intentions.
"24.03.2017 20:43:04" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau returns to byelection campaign trail Conservative House leader Candice Bergen says Trudeau's presence in the byelection races serves as example of his poor judgment Advance voting began Friday in five federal byelections and the prime minister was back on the stump, appearing at an event for the Liberal candidate in an Ottawa-area riding.
"24.03.2017 20:19:14" theglobeandmail.com Gary Bettman says NHL open to Chinese investment as hockey tries to expand footprint With Beijing preparing to playing host to the 2022 Winter Olympics, both the NHL and the Middle Kingdom are looking to create transpacific scoring opportunities in a game known as 'soccer on ice' In China, local government functionaries and corporate titans alike believe they can help hockey grow in part by acquiring ownership in a North American team whose skill, savvy and branding can be used to improve hockey back home.
"24.03.2017 19:56:02" theglobeandmail.com After chaotic day in Washington, Trump tells House Republicans to cancel health-care bill vote President Donald Trump has told Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representative to cancel a planned vote Friday afternoon Republicans, who had promised to repeal and replace Obamacare, withdraw their health-care bill at Donald Trump's request because they didn't have enough votes.
"24.03.2017 19:44:44" theglobeandmail.com Nova Scotia refuses man's licence plate showing surname Grabher The Nova Scotia government has withdrawn a man's eponymous personalized licence plate, saying Lorne Grabher's surname is offensive to women. Lorne Grabher says he put his last name on the licence plate in 1991 as a gift for his late father's birthday.
"24.03.2017 19:12:52" theglobeandmail.com The harsh, hidden side of China's war on graft, and how one man disappeared into it The story of Wilson Wang illustrates how China's Communist Party disciplines 'corrupt officials' with brutal tactics that critics call torture The story of Wilson Wang illustrates how China's Communist Party disciplines 'corrupt officials' with brutal tactics that critics call torture. Nathan VanderKlippe looks inside the dark world of shuanggui:
"24.03.2017 18:08:10" theglobeandmail.com Putting laneway housing on the fast track Interest is growing, both in the community and at city hall, to convert rear-lane-facing structures into affordable rental units With thousands of homes backing onto 300 kilometres of rear alleys across Toronto, laneway rentals could become useful sources of supplementary income for homeowners
"24.03.2017 17:42:42" theglobeandmail.com Posture correction is a big business – but what exactly is ideal posture? But as I discovered, straightening up is not as straightforward as it might seem "After years of slumping over a keyboard, I had developed the posture of a wilted parsley stalk."
"24.03.2017 17:22:13" theglobeandmail.com Toronto sex club Oasis Aqualounge 'focused on women's sexuality' As partner Judy Kaye says, it's aimed at refuting the public conceptions of 'dark, dingy and seedy' sex clubs “There was a woman last week who said, 'You could have told me you were here! I've missed six years of fun.' ”
"24.03.2017 16:47:00" theglobeandmail.com Task-force leader on legalizing marijuana urges prohibition, for now “Nobody would deny that there are some practical problems at street level, absolutely, nobody denies that” The former Liberal cabinet minister says police everywhere should enforce the existing prohibition of marijuana, despite several communities in British Columbia choosing to regulate – not raid – illegal pot shops. Globe British Columbia
"24.03.2017 16:25:29" theglobeandmail.com Man pleads guilty to 'pizzagate' shooting in Washington Edgar Welch was accused of firing at least three shots from an AR-15 rifle inside the Comet Ping Pong pizzeria, which fake news reports claimed housed a child sex ring linked to Hillary Clinton The man pleaded guilty to opening fire in a Washington pizzeria that fake news reports claimed housed a child sex ring linked to 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
"24.03.2017 16:01:43" theglobeandmail.com How to avoid a Middle East maelstrom The United States needs to recognize that its current approach offers the best chance to defeat the Islamic State and prevent a military fiasco Opinion: Yes, the Islamic State is a heinous group engaged in medieval butchery on an epic scale and has contributed to a regional refugee crisis. However, It is vital to put the IS threat into perspective.
"24.03.2017 15:35:36" theglobeandmail.com Gee: I won the Toronto real estate lottery, but I'm not celebrating We all sense at some level that things are out of control, but nobody knows what to do. Opinion: "When bidding wars rage over pathetic junkers, you know that we have crossed the border into crazy town."
"24.03.2017 15:12:01" theglobeandmail.com Tesla Model X, world's first electric SUV, is a shock to the system With its chargeable family vehicle, Tesla breaks the ice for the rest of the industry – but makes a few slip-ups along the way Both brilliant and frustrating, the Tesla Model X is ahead of its time.
"24.03.2017 14:40:51" theglobeandmail.com Seven things to know about Canada's new parental leave benefits Keeping a 2015 campaign promise, the Liberal government is making parental leave more flexible so that mothers and fathers can choose to take more time while still getting government benefits No. 1: Parents will be able stretch out their leave for 18 months
"24.03.2017 14:16:30" theglobeandmail.com 'Couch potato' youth missing out on crucial bone development: study The study found that only 43 per cent of boys and 9 per cent of girls were meeting the daily recommendation of 60 minutes of physical activity The adage is that TV rots your brain. While that's up for debate, the affect on the bones in youth is not.
"24.03.2017 13:52:17" theglobeandmail.com Editorial: Failure to launch, from North Korea The utter failure of Kim Jong-un's latest missile launch, on Wednesday, is a heartening reminder that he is not some unstoppable evil genius after all. Opinion: The utter failure of Kim Jong-un's latest missile launch is a heartening reminder that he is not some unstoppable evil genius after all.
"24.03.2017 12:49:01" Timeline Photos Moment in time: March 24, 2015 - The Germanwings tragedy:
At 9:01 a.m., Germanwings flight 9525 left Barcelona en route to Dusseldorf. Thirty minutes in, the pilot stepped out to use the washroom and co-pilot Andreas Lubitz took the controls. He locked
"24.03.2017 12:48:00" theglobeandmail.com This is the age when happiness with your body peaks Plus how to make your online accounts more secure While we're at our strongest both physically and mentally when we're under 30, we peak at all kinds of things in life much later in life. From Rob Carrick
"24.03.2017 12:27:58" theglobeandmail.com Egypt's Hosni Mubarak returns home after six years in detention The 88-year-old former president was cleared of the final murder charges against him this month The Egyptian president was overthrown in 2011 and the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring uprisings that swept the region.
"24.03.2017 12:04:55" theglobeandmail.com Federal budget positions Canada to lure scientists from U.S. and Britain Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan promotes country's ambitions to innovate as Trump cuts U.S. research funding and British academics consider leaving over Brexit Canada's upbeat language about science in the budget makes a not-so-subtle pitch for diversity and talent from abroad.
"24.03.2017 12:04:23" theglobeandmail.com Five muscle groups that are too often ignored at the gym Training smart means coming up with a balanced plan that addresses parts of the body that get overlooked Developing a strength routine can be stressful, intimidating and confusing. Here are five muscle groups that are a critical part of any exercise plan.
"24.03.2017 11:30:00" theglobeandmail.com Morning update: Top stories to start your day Capital-gains changes aren't part of Ottawa's tax plans; China wants full access to Canada's economy, and McGill under fire after Andrew Potter resigns Want to be an informed reader? Sign-up for our morning newsletter, e-mailed to you each day.
"24.03.2017 11:23:19" theglobeandmail.com TransCanada gets presidential permit for Keystone XL Senior administration official says meeting set for Friday morning #Breaking: The pipeline linking Canadian oil sands to U.S. refiners had been blocked by former U.S. President Barack Obama.
"24.03.2017 11:00:14" theglobeandmail.com Two more arrests in London attack as new details emerge about Masood Masood had shown up on the edges of previous terrorism investigations that brought him to the attention of authorities in Britain Islamic State claimed responsibility for Masood's attack, although it was unclear what links – if any – he had with the militant group.
"24.03.2017 10:43:30" theglobeandmail.com Hydro rates shock Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne's approval rating With an election on the horizon, the Ontario Premier enjoys the endorsement of only 12-per-cent of voters With a 2018 election looming, Wynne has the endorsement of only 12 per cent of voters, down from a 41-per-cent approval rating just 18 months ago.
"24.03.2017 10:33:25" Timeline Photos 'That sinking feeling' Today's editorial cartoon by Brian Gable. More cartoons: http://trib.al/D0wM1y6
"24.03.2017 01:59:05" theglobeandmail.com Clark: With the M-103 debate out of gas, we reflect on a squalid exercise in democracy With the Islamophobia-centric debate finally out of gas, it is clear that clarity was missing amid the hysteria Opinion: "Thus endeth the great M-103 debate, a sad episode of overreaction, twisted falsehoods, imaginary consequences and a game of parliamentary silly buggers."
"24.03.2017 01:53:26" theglobeandmail.com Bill Morneau says government not planning to raise rate on capital gains In an interview with the Globe, the finance minister says he doesn't want Canadians speculating on Liberals' plan for tax changes Finance Minister Bill Morneau says he wants to move quickly this year with tax changes focused on high-income Canadians, but raising the rate on capital gains is not part of the government's plans.
"24.03.2017 01:24:18" theglobeandmail.com Editorial: Why did McGill fail to defend Andrew Potter's academic freedom? The university has only offered a weak explanation of why it accepted the resignation of a professor whose crime was to write a controversial magazine column "The right of university professors to speak their minds without fear of sanction is critical in a free society."
"24.03.2017 01:01:33" theglobeandmail.com What it's like ... to train Max, a therapy dog for paramedics Max can help paramedics in the aftermath of difficult or traumatizing calls One paramedic shares what it's like to train a therapy dog for her peers.
"24.03.2017 00:38:48" theglobeandmail.com Wente: Academic freedom? McGill caves in to tribal politics The over-the-top reaction in Quebec to Andrew Potter's op-ed was silly. But McGill University's response was stunning Opinion: "The over-the-top reaction to Mr. Potter's bad day was silly. But McGill's reaction was stunning."
"23.03.2017 23:47:03" theglobeandmail.com House of Commons votes to pass motion condemning Islamophobia MPs adopted the motion by a margin of 201-91 MPs adopted the motion, known as M-103, by a margin of 201-91.
"23.03.2017 23:27:11" theglobeandmail.com If you want to give your children more freedom, try free-range parenting As the Treadway family tells Carrie Tait, kids can do anything their parents can, including skiiing, snowmobiling and sleeping in a snow fort Three words encapsulate the Treadways' approach to parenting. Rather than comforting Kasper by saying, “Don't be scared,” they stoke him with, “Let's be brave.”
"23.03.2017 23:02:12" theglobeandmail.com How boomers living the high life are at risk in retirement 'There's a bit of a herd mentality,' the adviser warns High-income baby boomers are heading toward a massive wall of disappointment in retirement, a prominent investment adviser says in an epic rant of frustration. From Rob Carrick
"23.03.2017 22:34:24" theglobeandmail.com Woodstock nurse fired in past over medication errors: documents Elizabeth Wettlaufer's dismissal letter said she had 'an extensive disciplinary record for medication-related errors' Elizabeth Wettlaufer, the former Ontario nurse accused of murdering eight nursing-home patients, was fired from the Caressant Care facility in Woodstock after she received several disciplinary warnings and was suspended four times for administering drugs
"23.03.2017 22:13:11" theglobeandmail.com Opinion: Selfie sticks and terror: The moral dysfunction of bearing witness in 2017 In London, the selfie-snapping man and the immediate, violent condemnation of his behaviour on Twitter shows that we need to tie ourselves to an event, no matter how terrible that event is. 'Pics or it didn't happen,' so they say "Welcome to the 21st century, where we must insert ourselves into an event, no matter how terrible."
"23.03.2017 21:40:01" theglobeandmail.com Opinion: Great schools defend faculty. What's McGill's excuse? Freedom of academic expression is essential to scientific and social innovation "Andrew Potter's resignation as director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada raises questions of importance to all Canadians. For me, it also brings back powerful memories."
"23.03.2017 20:42:02" theglobeandmail.com GOP House leaders delay health bill vote in setback to Trump, Ryan The decision came after Trump, who ran as a master dealmaker, failed to reach agreement with a bloc of rebellious conservatives The delay is seen as a setback for House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump in their first major legislative test.
"23.03.2017 19:49:02" theglobeandmail.com New lawyer for Senator Don Meredith won't take 'racial prejudice' approach Lawyer Bill Trudell calls for calmer voices in emotional debate Beleaguered Sen. Don Meredith's new lawyer said he hoped to temper the intense emotions unleashed by an ethics report on his client's affair with a teenager, adding the race card is now off the table.
"23.03.2017 19:26:36" theglobeandmail.com Anti-Muslim protesters shout 'hateful' rhetoric at Toronto-area school board meeting The events at the Peel District School Board forced Ontario's Liberal government to issue a statement on Thursday that it supported the district's move to provide religious accommodation to its students Police intervened at a Toronto-area school board meeting on Wednesday evening after members in the audience shouted anti-Muslim rhetoric, tore pages from a Koran and stepped on the religious text.
"23.03.2017 18:59:16" theglobeandmail.com Toronto school board suspending U.S. travel over border issues The Toronto District School Board, which serves about 245,000 public school students, says it believes students 'should not be placed into these situations of potentially being turned away at the border' Due to the uncertainty surrounding restrictions at the border, Canada's largest school board says it will stop booking trips to the United States indefinitely.
"23.03.2017 18:35:01" theglobeandmail.com Why Morneau got cold feet over ridding Canada of tax credits There is a strong structural and political incentive to keep these targeted tax measures in place Opinion: "Mr. Morneau may have grabbed some of the low-hanging fruit, but he left a lot of fruit farther up the tree untouched."
"23.03.2017 18:11:32" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau skips budget debate to campaign as opposition decries 'arrogant' rule changes Conservative House Leader Candice Bergen said in an interview that the Prime Minister is being arrogant by failing to defend his government's second budget in Parliament “He doesn't seem to know where to draw the line. It's arrogance. The Prime Minister doesn't want to answer questions in the House.”
"23.03.2017 17:48:14" theglobeandmail.com U.S. to approve Keystone XL permit by Monday: report Politico says U.S. State Department will give its approval for the controversial project by early next week Monday is the end of the 60-day timeline that Donald J. Trump ordered in January when he issued an executive order for the construction of Keystone and the Dakota Access pipelines.
"23.03.2017 17:24:04" theglobeandmail.com London picks up the pieces after terror attack: 'We are not afraid' Londoners are still trying to process the attack that left five dead, including the attacker Londoners were still trying to process the attack and how one man with a car and a knife could do such damage
"23.03.2017 16:58:38" theglobeandmail.com Did Trudeau's budget just sock it to transit riders? Cutting a tax credit aimed at offsetting the cost of transit passes effectively raises the cost of commuting The decision is more complicated than outraged commuters might think:
"23.03.2017 16:30:39" The Globe in London: Even as the city is getting back to life, Britain has been shaken
"23.03.2017 16:02:41" theglobeandmail.com London attack: What we know so far about the attack at U.K. Parliament At least five people have died and several were badly injured in what authorities say was a terrorist attack at the British Parliament At least 27 people are injured in the London attack - several remain in hospital:
"23.03.2017 15:37:39" theglobeandmail.com China to 'inspect' lawyer after torture allegations Man says authorities want him 'to be silent' after he transcribed an interview with an imprisoned fellow human-rights laywer Chen Jian'gang says the announced visit is a clear effort to intimidate him after he transcribed an interview with imprisoned lawyer Xie Yang, who claims he was beaten by Chinese interrogators.
"23.03.2017 15:13:21" theglobeandmail.com Hamilton musical heading to Toronto's Mirvish in 2019-20 season Mirvish says it will be a limited engagement At last:
"23.03.2017 15:10:53" Timeline Photos The Globe and Mail is doing in-depth research into private-pay health care across the country. Our first priority is to connect directly with Canadians who have opted to pay doctors or clinics directly, for medically-required tests, procedures or services
"23.03.2017 14:50:42" theglobeandmail.com Andrew Potter resigns from McGill position after Quebec column flap Resignation will raise questions about how McGill has handled the controversy over the article that was critical of Quebec society In the original article, Dr. Potter had argued that a massive traffic gridlock that left 300 cars stranded overnight on a Quebec highway last week revealed an “essential malaise eating away at the foundations of Quebec society.”
"23.03.2017 14:05:02" theglobeandmail.com Saunders: The new wave of terrorism in Britain Nobody in Britain had been killed in a terrorist attack between 2005 and 2013, but the years that followed saw a series of low-technology displays of 'lone wolf' extremism end that streak, most recently in London, where on Wednesday an attacker continued Opinion: The attacker circumvented multiple layers of extremely well-tested and expensive security by employing a new, extremely low-technology form of terrorism that has flourished in Britain since 2013.
"23.03.2017 13:40:41" theglobeandmail.com Improper evidence may have swayed jury, court rules in ordering new sex-assault trial On Wednesday, the court unanimously rejected a ruling that upheld a jury's acquittal of a man accused of sexually assaulting his wife The Supreme Court of Canada sent a strong signal that improper evidence about a woman's sexual behaviour can corrupt the fairness of a sexual-assault trial.
"23.03.2017 13:18:28" theglobeandmail.com Trump Jr. called a 'disgrace' for criticizing London mayor Trump Jr. tweeted months-old comment from London Mayor Sadiq Khan that terror attacks are part of living in a big city “I'm not going to respond to a tweet from Donald Trump Jr. I've been doing far more important things over the past 24 hours,” said the London mayor when asked about criticism.
"23.03.2017 12:56:18" theglobeandmail.com Yakabuski: Bill Morneau's stand-pat federal budget an exercise in anxiety The Canadian government's federal budget for 2017 carries more downside than upside risk Opinion: With so little ground covered in this stand-pat budget, the Finance Minister hardly needed new shoes, writes Konrad Yakabuski.
"23.03.2017 12:33:00" theglobeandmail.com High stakes for Trump in vote on U.S. health-care plan Republican leaders hope to pass the bill Thursday, but there were signs late Wednesday nigth that the deadline could be pushed back Trump has been billed by some lawmakers as “the closer” to seal the deal on the replacement healthcare plan, but it is unclear whether he has convinced enough Republicans to back the bill.
"23.03.2017 12:11:58" Timeline Photos 'Britain's sorrow' Today's editorial cartoon by Brian Gable. More cartoons: http://trib.al/vcMI84O
"23.03.2017 11:35:40" theglobeandmail.com Ottawa eyes more private cash in infrastructure push The federal government is ramping up plans to attract private-sector money to major infrastructure development while tightening the funding that new municipal projects are eligible for The Liberal government is scaling back its federal funding commitment to municipal projects in an effort to encourage more provincial involvement.
"23.03.2017 11:17:00" theglobeandmail.com Top stories to start your day Breaking down the federal budget; four dead in London terror attack Stay informed with our morning update newsletter, e-mailed to you each day.
"23.03.2017 11:10:12" Timeline Photos Moment in time: March 23, 1857 - First passenger elevator installed:
Like most entrepreneurial inventors, Elisha Otis was a bit of a showman, too. Otis had invented an automatic safety device - a wagon spring, really - to keep an elevator from falling if
"23.03.2017 11:00:00" Video: Budget 'business as usual' says TD's chief economist TD bank's chief economist says the 2017 federal budget did not have large initiatives and is a very safe budget in terms of spending.
"23.03.2017 10:45:08" theglobeandmail.com British police arrest eight in probe in attack on Parliament Four dead, including attacker, 40 injured #Update: British Prime Minister Theresa May says police know the identity of the British-born man who went on a car and gun rampage at Parliament.
"23.03.2017 10:04:47" theglobeandmail.com Clark: Liberals take wait-and-see approach with federal budget Finance Minister mustered the verbiage to reassure and to conjure nifty ideas about the economic future, but without many measures that really change the bottom line Clark: Last year, the direction of the federal budget seemed so clear. This year, the deficit numbers are about as high as they're willing to let them go, Donald Trump is creating uncertainty, and that driving impetus is gone.
"23.03.2017 02:44:35" theglobeandmail.com Federal budget's innovation agenda keys on AI, intellectual property Canada's flourishing technology sector welcomed an innovation-friendly budget that pledges funding for clean tech firms, artificial intelligence and more The federal government unveiled $1.4-billion in new financing for clean technology firms while pledging $125-million to support Canada's artificial intelligence (AI) sector in Toronto-Waterloo, Montreal and Edmonton. (For subscribers)
"23.03.2017 02:18:47" theglobeandmail.com Alberta wants changes to 'women studies' course focused on hairstyling, cooking An official with the school division was expected to respond later on Wednesday The “Women Studies.” course – offered to girls in Grades 6 to 9 – focuses on hairstyling, recipes and interior decor.
"23.03.2017 01:52:08" theglobeandmail.com Group A strep: What you need to know about the bacteria infection There have been several alarming reports in recent days of people in Canada nearly dying and having their hands, feet or limbs amputated after developing a group A Streptococcus infection There have been several alarming reports in recent days of people nearly dying and having their hands, feet or limbs amputated after developing a group A Streptococcus infection. Here's what you need to know about the infection.
"23.03.2017 01:22:36" theglobeandmail.com Opinion: Terror in London: It's about containment and not curtailment It is doable terrorism in which normal tools of life, such as a motor vehicle or a kitchen knife, become instruments of carnage: And those are impossible to prevent Opinion: "The London attack demonstrates, once again, that even geography doesn't protect a country against terrorism."
"23.03.2017 00:59:21" theglobeandmail.com What can I do when I can't afford my prescriptions? I sometimes find it hard to pay for my drugs. What am I supposed to do when I can't afford them? If you let it be known that you're struggling to pay for medications, your health-care provider may be able to suggest lower-cost options.
"23.03.2017 00:35:16" theglobeandmail.com Plans in federal budget to tighten tax rules allowing Canadians to share income The Liberals are withholding precise details of this tax clawback until later this year but say it is necessary in the name of building a more 'fair and efficient tax system for Canadians' The Trudeau government says in its 2017 budget that it plans to tighten tax rules that allow Canadians to share income with their spouse and adult children.
"23.03.2017 00:12:02" theglobeandmail.com Anderssen: Where women win – and which women lose – in Ottawa's gender-based budget The country's first explicitly feminist government makes some overtures towards women, but falls short on flagship programs like parental leave and child-care spending Opinion: "They should expect Canada's first feminist government to pick up a gender-balanced share of the check where it will help most and provide the analysis to back it up. There's always next year."
"22.03.2017 23:47:48" theglobeandmail.com Ask Tim Cestnick your tax filing questions Your chance to ask our tax expert for advice Have questions about your taxes? Get the answers from our expert Tim Cestnick during a live chat on Thursday at noon ET:
"22.03.2017 23:21:50" theglobeandmail.com Editorial: Budget 2017: Move along, nothing to see here – but just wait until next year For Canada's federal budget, last year was the year everything changed. The Liberals replaced the Conservatives, endless deficits replaced a dream of perpetual surpluses, a party whose tendency was to see government as the problem was replaced by ... "The news out of Budget 2017 is what didn't happen."
"22.03.2017 23:02:20" We experience many firsts driving the Ferrari-fast Tesla Model X Tesla's top-level Model X electric SUV costs more than $200,000. But that price gives you a SUV that is almost as quick to 100 km/h as a Ferrari, yet can seat up to seven.
"22.03.2017 22:39:09" theglobeandmail.com The man on a collision course with Trump: FBI director James Comey Comey, known as a man of integrity by his defenders and detractors alike, is emerging as the most consequential FBI director in decades James Comey, known as a man of integrity by his defenders and detractors alike, is emerging as the most consequential FBI director in decades.
"22.03.2017 22:04:56" Opinion: John Ibbitson: Liberal budget touts innovation, but r... Globe political columnist John Ibbitson gives his take on the new Liberal budget, describing it as a plan mired in debt that will hinder the Trudeau government's agenda.
"22.03.2017 21:56:53" Timeline Photos One of feminism's most outspoken and independent voices, Camille Paglia can always be counted on to get to the heart of the matter. Join Globe and Mail columnist Elizabeth Renzetti for a conversation with Camille Paglia at the next Globe Talks on April
"22.03.2017 21:38:29" theglobeandmail.com Carrick: Ten ways the 2017 federal budget will affect your personal finances Federal budget scraps Canada Savings Bonds sales and public transit tax credit, but keeps capital gains taxes at 50 per cent Here are 10 ways the Liberal fiscal plan could affect your personal finances. From Rob Carrick (for subscribers)
"22.03.2017 21:17:00" theglobeandmail.com Federal budget vows strategy on gender-based violence after Globe unfounded investigation Trudeau government proposes $100-million to prevent gender-based violence, $2.7-million for judicial education in 2017 federal budget The Trudeau government is planning to invest more than $100-million over five years to create a national strategy to prevent gender-based violence, citing the Globe and Mail's investigation into how police handle sex-assault allegations across the
"22.03.2017 20:54:04" theglobeandmail.com 2017 federal budget highlights: 10 things you need to know Everything you need to know from the Liberals' second federal budget under Justin Trudeau From deficit and defence to an Uber tax, here are the highlights from the Liberals' second budget under Justin Trudeau:
"22.03.2017 20:47:45" theglobeandmail.com Federal budget 2017 puts off major tax changes Trudeau government postpones tax hikes for wealthy Canadians in federal budget of modest new spending Facing a high degree of uncertainty over the policy mix that will emerge south of the border, the Trudeau government appears to be adopting a wait-and-see approach before making any major decisions that could affect Canada's tax competitiveness.
"22.03.2017 20:13:12" theglobeandmail.com Do you rent in Toronto? The Globe wants to hear from you Vacancy rates are low, and some rental data show sharply higher prices. Tell us about your experience The Toronto housing market is tighter and more competitive than ever.
"22.03.2017 19:28:57" theglobeandmail.com Mason: Can Alberta handle a taxing truth? The province's debt problem is now structural, not situational, and the time has come to reconsider its approach to taxation Opinion: "There is no payroll tax. There is no health-care premium. There is no sales tax. Well, it's time some government initiated that conversation with Albertans."
"22.03.2017 19:08:03" theglobeandmail.com 'Turbulent times' at U.S. parent raises questions about fate of Sears Canada Sears Holdings warned this week there is 'substantial doubt' that it will be able to continue as a going concern “We continue on … The Sears Canada operation runs separately from Sears U.S." From Marina Strauss
"22.03.2017 18:41:03" theglobeandmail.com U.K. Parliament attack: What we know so far At least four people have died and several were badly injured in what authorities say was a terrorist attack at the British Parliament At least four people have died and others are suffering “catastrophic” injuries in what authorities are treating as a terrorist attack on British Parliament. Here's what we know so far:
"22.03.2017 18:21:57" theglobeandmail.com Blueberries please, but hold the chemical solvents B.C.-based Mazza Innovation uses plain water to make its fruit extracts. Their method is faster and cheaper than the competing chemical-based processes “They're really being made with nail polish remover and paint thinner, and that's not an exaggeration.”
"22.03.2017 17:58:22" theglobeandmail.com Scenes from the attack on U.K. Parliament Authorities said they were treating the attack as a “terrorist incident until we know otherwise” Warning: some of the images are graphic
"22.03.2017 17:34:44" Raw video shows aftermath of two incidents near the British parliament
"22.03.2017 17:29:31" theglobeandmail.com 'Stupid' NHL divisional playoff format draws criticism NHL adopted format to put more emphasis on intradivision rivalries, but the change means one of the three best teams in league could be cut in first round In a cruel twist of the NHL's divisional playoff format, one of the three best teams in the league will be eliminated in the first round.
"22.03.2017 17:06:27" theglobeandmail.com Lawyer of dead Russian whistleblower Magnitsky injured after fall from window Nikolai Gorokhov, lawyer for family of late Russian whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky, in intensive care a day before major court date There are conflicting reports about how Nikolai Gorokhov fell from a fourth-floor window. He is in intensive care the day before a major court date
"22.03.2017 16:44:26" theglobeandmail.com Apple's bullish hopes for iPad run into harsh reality The popular device isn't a growth business anymore Tim Cook claims that the iPad is a growth business. It most assuredly is not. Unit sales have dropped for 12 consecutive quarters.
"22.03.2017 16:15:09" theglobeandmail.com Shoppers Drug Mart computer outage resolved The issue was preventing customers from filling prescriptions, paying with debit cards and using the retailer's loyalty points program Update: Shoppers Drug Mart computer issues have been resolved
"22.03.2017 15:52:01" theglobeandmail.com Repair costs wear him down: 'I am tired of being a home owner' Plus how a bull market warps your brain Try not to resort to your line of credit or credit card to finance house upkeep. Instead, consider a reserve fund. From Rob Carrick
"22.03.2017 15:31:27" theglobeandmail.com Speculators super-heating the Toronto real estate market About 95 per cent of investment properties purchased in 2016 are losing money every month, says report Investors could be responsible for a chunk as large as 25 to 30 per cent of all sales in the GTA, according to a new report.
"22.03.2017 14:58:49" theglobeandmail.com U.K. Parliament shooting treated as 'terrorist incident': police An assailant shot by armed police; dozens injured on nearby bridge Update: London police are treating the scenario as a terrorist incident
"22.03.2017 14:36:48" theglobeandmail.com Liberals to address women's concerns in first gender-based federal budget The budget will include a host of measures specifically aimed at improving the lives of women, including a plan to fund new child-care spaces, extend maternity and paternity benefits and address sexual assault The Globe has been told there will be a “pretty substantial investment” in affordable housing and child care:
"22.03.2017 14:22:13" theglobeandmail.com Top British bosses earn nearly 400 times more than minimum wage Britain expecting outcome of public consultation on encouraging better corporate behaviour in coming weeks The average pay for a CEO of Britain's top listed companies is 165 times more than the salary of a nurse, or 140 times the salary of a teacher.
"22.03.2017 13:50:27" theglobeandmail.com World has just months to stop starvation in Yemen, Somalia: Red Cross Red Cross says it needs $300-million to fund its work in Yemen, Somalia and other spots in South Sudan and Nigeria The world has just three to four months to save millions of people from starvation. "We have a kind of perfect storm."
"22.03.2017 13:28:28" theglobeandmail.com Martin: Get over your funk NDP, and stick to the Layton script Why pivot further left on account of one cruel twist of fate? Opinion: The New Democrats lost – or so the fable has it – because they made the mistake of campaigning on a balanced budget and now the party has started another round of soul-searching.
"22.03.2017 13:07:59" theglobeandmail.com Surging sales of $1-million-plus Toronto homes fuel calls for new measures Torrid real estate market spurs warnings from economists Economists forecast that last year's price surge in the GTA will continue throughout 2017.
"22.03.2017 12:42:36" theglobeandmail.com Trump's former campaign chair Manafort had plan to benefit Putin Paul Manafort secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin a decade ago Manafort's secret work with a Russian billionaire appears to contradict assertions by the Trump administration and Manafort himself that he never worked for Russian interests.
"22.03.2017 12:20:58" theglobeandmail.com Cold snap: Frigid temperatures hit parts of Ontario, Quebec Temperatures plunge in Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City before an expected warm-up later in the week After days of above-zero temperatures, parts of Ontario and Quebec are seeing temperatures plunge more than 20 degrees.
"22.03.2017 11:56:42" theglobeandmail.com Gong Show creator Chuck Barris dies at 87 Barris made game show history with The Dating Game, hosted by Jim Lange Chuck Barris' game show empire included 'The Dating Game' and 'The Newlywed Game' - forerunners to today's popular reality TV.
"22.03.2017 11:06:00" theglobeandmail.com Morning update: Top stories to start your day Federal budget to be unveiled today; Toronto real estate keeps climbing, and prosecutors drop Montreal Mafia cases Stay informed with our morning newsletter, e-mailed to you each day.
"22.03.2017 11:02:04" Timeline Photos Moment in time: March 22, 1978 - Karl Wallenda falls to his death:
By all accounts, Karl Wallenda was a fearless performer. At the age of six, he was walking the high wire in his native Germany alongside his circus-performer parents. After moving to the
"22.03.2017 10:22:09" Timeline Photos 'Once upon a time ...' Today's editorial cartoon by Brian Gable. More cartoons: http://trib.al/LOm6GO0
"22.03.2017 02:59:42" theglobeandmail.com B.C. Community Minister sees spoils for 'can-do' B.C. in Wednesday's federal budget Community Minister says federal budget will reward BC Liberals' fiscal efforts, but NDP argues claim intends to deflect rival's failings Michael Fassbender says the federal budget will reward his party's fiscal efforts, but the opposition NDP argues the claim intends to deflect the provincial government's failings. From Globe British Columbia
"22.03.2017 02:35:24" theglobeandmail.com Editorial: China must end its cruel detainment of government critics So-called 'residential surveillance at a designated place' means people are disappearing for months at a time "Canada and its partners are right to protest this kind of blatant injustice and cruelty, and to put pressure on China to end it."
"22.03.2017 02:03:53" theglobeandmail.com Shrimp fossil named in honour of British naturalist David Attenborough The distant relative of today's shrimp and lobster was named after the famed naturalist on his 90th birthday The crustacean was identified from a 430-million-year-old imprint in volcanic ash found in what is now the English county of Herefordshire.
"22.03.2017 01:43:01" theglobeandmail.com Liberal MP Iqra Khalid addresses critics of anti-Islamophobia motion The Liberal MP whose private member's motion condemning Islamophobia has divided the House of Commons used her final submission on Tuesday to address what she called “outrageous” arguments being made about her proposal. Ms. Khalid says her motion does not restrict free speech, but rather 'serves as a catalyst for Canadians to speak out against discrimination.' From Laura Stone
"22.03.2017 01:30:39" theglobeandmail.com Ontario man accused of killing his stepson arrested: police In an email to The Canadian Press, Niagara police Chief Jeff McGuire says the 43-year-old man has been arrested in Kenoria, Ont., by provincial police. Justin Kuijer, who is accused of killing his seven-year-old stepson in St. Catharines, Ont., has been arrested in northern Ontario after a tip from public, police say.
"22.03.2017 01:14:03" theglobeandmail.com Montreal blizzard freezes up politics, punditry Almost seven days after the last snowflake of a huge winter storm, Montrealers are still sorting out what caused a 300-car, 12-hour traffic jam on a freeway, has a truck driver facing mischief charges, put three civil servants and two provincial ministers In a blizzard's wake, two ministers face heated criticism, while a McGill University academic seized the opportunity to analyze Quebec at large.
"22.03.2017 00:52:30" theglobeandmail.com Ottawa has rejected majority of Canada 150 projects Eleven per cent of applications have been approved, while 32 per cent remain under review to claim remaining federal funding Getting federal funds to organize community celebrations for Canada's 150th anniversary is proving to be a hard task, with the majority of applications having been rejected.
"22.03.2017 00:14:11" theglobeandmail.com A Supreme Court ruling will determine how much we value our water Maude Barlow is the national chairperson of the Council of Canadians and author of Boiling Point: Government Neglect, Corporate Abuse and Canada's Water Crisis. Opinion: The Peel is not yet a household name, but it is an ecological treasure. A Supreme Court hearing will show just how much this country cares about our irreplaceable wild lands and waters.
"21.03.2017 23:46:46" theglobeandmail.com Beck: What is food combining and will it help with digestion? The proposed rationale behind food combining goes against the physiology and biochemistry of human digestion. While some people argue that the body is unable to digest properly if foods are eaten in the wrong combinations, there's no evidence to back that theory up.
"21.03.2017 23:24:03" theglobeandmail.com People should assume NHL will not send players to 2018 Olympics: Bettman The NHL last met with the International Olympic Committee and International Ice Hockey Federation in early February “As things stand now people should assume we are not going,” NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said.
"21.03.2017 23:06:40" theglobeandmail.com Liberals to extend Iraq mission until battle for Mosul ends That battle is expected to take several more weeks, if not months, as Iraqi forces engage in house-to-house fighting to push the extremist group from the country's second-largest city The current mission was launched last year and saw the government withdraw Canadian fighter jets from the U.S.-led bombing campaign while tripling the number of special forces in northern Iraq.
"21.03.2017 22:38:49" theglobeandmail.com Doyle: No new hits, but network TV is not dead yet A problem that comes with writing a column about television is that every now and then you feel obliged to act like you're addressing a public meeting. You should clear your throat, make a pronouncement and then use such phrases as “further to my earlier Despite competition from Netflix and other platforms – including real-life politics – conventional broadcasting is still in the game, John Doyle writes.
"21.03.2017 21:58:37" theglobeandmail.com Editorial: To fix the sexual assault unfounded rate, start right here House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women calls for standardization of the way cases are classified by police "Women who have been sexually assaulted must be able to believe that the people they turn to for help – the police – will take them seriously."
"21.03.2017 20:44:25" theglobeandmail.com Opinion: How to unfreeze Canada's strategy in Ukraine The recent renewal of a 200-person training mission signalled Canada's commitment to challenge Russia, but it's unlikely to sway anyone inside the Kremlin "In its attempt to put pressure on Russia, the Liberal government has missed a better alternative."
"21.03.2017 19:52:56" theglobeandmail.com Federal budget 2017: Six things to watch on Wednesday Innovation, infrastructure and skills training are expected to be key themes in the federal Liberals' budget The political and economic climate is vastly different from what it was a year ago, and the Trudeau government's second budget is expected to reflect that. Here's what to look for on Wednesday, when Finance Minister Bill Morneau tables the 2017 federal
"21.03.2017 19:13:17" theglobeandmail.com Time is of the essence in Eglinton Crosstown LRT fight Metrolinx argues that more delays in settling dispute with Bombardier would prevent them from finding another vehicle supplier in time to open the LRT line on schedule It is the biggest transit project being built in Canada, promised for years and slowly taking shape in Toronto, but how soon the $5.4-billion Eglinton Crosstown light-rail line can be ready has been thrown into doubt by a looming court showdown between
"21.03.2017 18:44:59" theglobeandmail.com Conspiracy theories blossoming in a post-truth climate There's no shortage of conspiracy theories floating around these days, and in this post-truth climate, even the most rational person might be tempted to question basic facts they once held firm So how do you rationalize with someone pushing a claim widely disputed or baseless in fact?
"21.03.2017 18:22:50" theglobeandmail.com The rise of longer car loans, a major risk to household finances Auto-loan amortizations in Canada have gone off the deep end. 72% of new-vehicle loans taken out in Canada last year were for six years or longer, data shows House prices, mortgage balances, and debt-to-income ratios get all the headlines, but car loans have quietly emerged as one of the major risks to Canadians' household finances.
"21.03.2017 17:58:57" theglobeandmail.com CBS reaches deal to keep Big Bang Theory on air for two more years The show is consistently one of the two most popular shows on television, along with NCIS CBS will also premiere a prequel, “Young Sheldon,” next year about the character as a 9-year-old.
"21.03.2017 17:28:09" theglobeandmail.com Bernier camp declines to send rule-breaking proof to Conservative Party “I've got nothing to look into,” Conservative Party spokesman Cory Hann said Tuesday. Maxime Bernier's campaign says Kevin O'Leary broke the rules, but is refusing to provide the party with any proof.
"21.03.2017 17:21:23" How a 90-tonne blue whale carcass from Newfoundland ended up at the Royal Ontario Museum. For more: https://tgam.ca/2nGKVaP
"21.03.2017 17:03:43" theglobeandmail.com Kendzior: At long last, a forum where Trump cannot escape the truth At the congressional hearings, Americans are granted a serious fact-finding inquiry, one in which Trump's lies die upon arrival. Reality itself is the star Opinion: "Monday's congressional hearing on Russian interference was the first time a hearing was interrupted with a new lie from the sitting President about the hearing itself."
"21.03.2017 16:38:33" theglobeandmail.com International students flooding some Canadian business schools with applications Inward-looking policies in U.S. and Britain, plus aggressive marketing, may account for spike in applications at some schools “The uncertain times in the United Kingdom and the United States have accelerated the trend we were already seeing.”
"21.03.2017 16:14:47" theglobeandmail.com Woody Harrelson gives up smoking pot after '30 solid years' Harrelson says he felt like the drug was 'keeping me from being emotionally available' Still, he has nothing bad to say about marijuana, which he calls “a great drug.”
"21.03.2017 15:52:37" theglobeandmail.com With increased computerization comes growing fear of hacking into cars 'It's not hard to imagine very bad things happening,' one observer says, as industry scrambles to ensure security “The notion that some day a car could be hacked and used to carry out a nearly undetectable assassination doesn't seem all that far-fetched.”
"21.03.2017 15:18:42" theglobeandmail.com Snap! You're frozen: Ontario and Quebec's warm day will take a chilly turn tonight Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City are getting a severe cold snap Tuesday night before temperatures warm up again later in the week After days of above-zero temperatures, Environment Canada predicts drops of 20 degrees or more for major cities in Central Canada.
"21.03.2017 14:56:38" theglobeandmail.com Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch stakes out independence from Trump Neil Gorsuch faces questions in second day of confirmation hearing Neil Gorsuch, Donald J. Trump's U.S. Supreme Court pick, says he would have no trouble ruling against the president:
"21.03.2017 14:33:52" theglobeandmail.com Get the most out of your tax return this season Check out these tax-saving tips: It's tax season - here's what you need to know before filing:
"21.03.2017 13:47:23" theglobeandmail.com Picard: Heat and health: Doctors taking the pulse of the planet on climate change A new report is urging front-line physicians to talk to their patients about how climate change is making them sick Opinion: This new report is encouraging because it comes out of the U.S., a hotbed of climate-change denial, where only one in three believe that it poses a personal risk to them.
"21.03.2017 13:26:38" theglobeandmail.com Criticized for torturing lawyers, China lashes out at Canada and other countries 'No country has the right to interfere with the independence of their judicial affairs,' China's foreign ministry fired back Chinese state media published a series of articles saying allegations of torture made by one lawyer amounted to “fake news.”
"21.03.2017 12:57:18" Timeline Photos 'What could go wrong?' Today's editorial cartoon by Brian Gable. More cartoons: http://trib.al/hDXuDGp
"21.03.2017 12:36:57" theglobeandmail.com David Rockefeller: Banker and philanthropist wielded vast global influence The last surviving grandson of an oil tycoon, he headed Chase Manhattan Bank and developed an international stature He was the last surviving grandson of John D. Rockefeller, the tycoon who built a fortune that made him America's first billionaire.
"21.03.2017 12:15:00" theglobeandmail.com Top stories to start your day A look at Bombardier's stake in a Russian rail venture; MPs say Statistics Canada should track unfounded sex-assault data, and FBI confirms Russia-Trump election probe Stay informed with our morning newsletter, e-mailed to you each day.
"21.03.2017 12:11:43" theglobeandmail.com No plans for airport sales in Liberals' federal budget Spending plan is expected to be a relatively low-key, stay-the-course document outlining new details on previously announced items Even though such a move could raise billions in one-time revenue for a government that has little room left for new spending.
"21.03.2017 11:49:50" theglobeandmail.com U.S. bans carry-on electronics on flights from 10 airports Ban affects travellers coming to the U.S. from airports mainly in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified terror threats Officials said the decision had nothing to do with Trump's immigration efforts, saying they were relying on evaluated intelligence to determine which nations would be affected.
"21.03.2017 11:25:35" theglobeandmail.com Indigenous women's inquiry, Ottawa locked in data dispute The dispute comes as family members complain about a lack of information flowing from the inquiry, which was called after years of demands from Indigenous organizations and those who have lost mothers, sisters and daughters. The government says it has provided hundreds of names to the inquiry that is examining the tragedy, even though the inquiry has fewer than 90 victims' families listed in its database. From Missing Murdered Indigenous Women: The Globe and Mail
"21.03.2017 10:24:20" Timeline Photos Moment in time: March 21, 1871 - Stanley begins his search for Livingstone:
The term "roving reporter" might have been invented for Henry Morton Stanley. Born in Wales in 1841 to a teenaged mother who abandoned him and a father he never knew, much of his
"21.03.2017 03:41:51" theglobeandmail.com B.C. NDP leader calls fundraising dinner 'the last supper' The Leader of B.C.'s Opposition New Democrats is defending a private fundraising event this week – the same sort of gathering for which he has criticized the governing Liberals – by saying an election win would allow him to end such practices in the John Horgan has been saying it's a necessity for parties to raise money to compete in the current system, but he vows to end such practices if elected. From Globe British Columbia
"21.03.2017 03:19:21" theglobeandmail.com Editorial: Donald Trump's really bad day Bombshell that the FBI is investigating possible links between his campaign and Russia leave President Trump flailing "It is impossible to overstate the significance of the revelation that the FBI is investigating possible collusion between the Russian government and President Donald Trump's campaign team during last year's election."
"21.03.2017 02:57:05" theglobeandmail.com Lawsuit claims B.C. Liberal Party boosted by publicly funded ads Two Vancouver lawyers claim the government spent as much as $15-million on ads enhancing the Liberal party and they want the party to reimburse the province for those commercials the court finds are partisan Two lawyers have filed a proposed class-action lawsuit against the B.C. government and the governing B.C. Liberals alleging misuse of taxpayer dollars for partisan advertising. From Globe British Columbia
"21.03.2017 02:30:01" theglobeandmail.com Mud thrown during the Conservative spring cleaning Nothing concentrates the mind like the prospect of a hanging, and right now Conservative Party leadership candidates are checking their necks for the presence of a noose following allegations of membership vote-rigging. Opinion: The membership fracas is undoubtedly a blow the Conservative Party would have hoped to avoid, Stephen Harper's former director of communications writes.
"21.03.2017 02:07:03" theglobeandmail.com Clark: Surrounded by uncertainty, Morneau must tread lightly on budget day The Liberals are facing a big lump of insecurity in the form of competing obligations to limit the deficit and spend for an uncertain future The Liberals are facing a big lump of insecurity in the form of competing obligations to limit the deficit and spend for an uncertain future, Campbell Clark writes.
"21.03.2017 01:58:46" theglobeandmail.com Sesame Street to welcome Julia, a new Muppet with autism Long-running children's television show Sesame Street is welcoming a new kid to the block – a Muppet with autism called Julia. A redhead who loves to sing and remembers the words to lots of songs, Julia will debut on April 10 after a five-year outreach effort to families and experts on autism
"21.03.2017 01:25:10" theglobeandmail.com Outsiders Macron, Le Pen take charge in French debate Le Pen maintains vow to 'stop immigration, legal and illegal' as Macron underscores his political independence, business experience France's presidential election campaign entered a new phase Monday night with a fiery television debate that marked a first for France.
"21.03.2017 01:11:07" theglobeandmail.com Ottawa pushed to collect data on unfounded sex-assault cases Recommendation comes after a 20-month investigation by The Globe revealed that police dismiss one in five sexual-assault claims as baseless, or 'unfounded' The recommendation comes after a 20-month investigation by The Globe's Robyn Doolittle that revealed that police dismiss one in five sexual-assault claims as baseless, or unfounded. #Unfounded
"21.03.2017 00:53:52" theglobeandmail.com Wente: Why campuses are ditching free speech Universities used to be about dangerous ideas, but they've turned into bastions of timidity "Should speech rights be restricted by people's feelings?"
"21.03.2017 00:29:12" theglobeandmail.com Trump's net worth dwindled to $3.5-billion: Forbes While Donald Trump's political fortunes were rising, his net worth was dropping to a mere $3.5-billion, or roughly a third of what he claimed during his successful campaign for the U.S. presidency, according to the latest Forbes list of the world's Trump tumbled more than 100 spots to No. 544 on Forbes' latest list of the world's billionaires. Bill Gates maintained his No. 1 spot for the fourth year in a row.
"21.03.2017 00:02:12" theglobeandmail.com Globe editorial: Privatization isn't the only way to fix problems at Canada's airports The Trudeau government needs money for infrastructure, but acting too quickly could hurt travellers "The current airport regime isn't perfect. But there are ways to fix it that don't go the privatization route. Ottawa should avoid undue haste as it looks for ways to pay for its infrastructure promises."
"20.03.2017 23:56:02" theglobeandmail.com U.S. to ban passengers on some inbound flights from foreign carriers from carrying larger electronics U.S. officials say the new rule is in response to an unspecified terrorism threat No American carriers are affected by the ban, which would involve devices larger than a cell phone. Passengers would be allowed to carry larger devices in their checked luggage.
"20.03.2017 23:40:51" theglobeandmail.com Doyle: Comey hearing reveals the reality of our post-truth time The real significance of the public hearing was obvious and over rather quickly, turning into a theatre of obfuscation "It's a post-truth time and we're all just getting used to it. It makes everyone uneasy, even TV pundits. And the obfuscators only have themselves to blame."
"20.03.2017 23:19:35" theglobeandmail.com EU trade chief blasts Trump 'walls,' cites Canada as partner on openness EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom delivered that hard-hitting message in a speech Monday in Toronto, where she visited Canadian businesses that she said would benefit from the Canada-EU free trade agreement. Cecilia Malmstrom says Canada is a key partner against the job-killing, anti-trade sentiment coming from Donald Trump's administration.
"20.03.2017 22:53:04" theglobeandmail.com Ontario urging federal government to change tax rules to curb real estate speculation In a letter to federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau, Sousa says that boosting the taxable amount above 50 per cent could reduce the incentive for people to purchase homes on speculation Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa is urging Ottawa to address speculative investing in the country's housing markets by changing how such profits are taxed.
"20.03.2017 22:24:43" theglobeandmail.com Alleged Yahoo hacker Karim Baratov posed 'extremely high flight risk': documents U.S. authorities describe the 22-year-old Hamilton resident as an alleged 'hacker-for-hire' paid by members of the Russian Federal Security Service U.S. authorities describe the 22-year-old Hamilton resident as an alleged 'hacker-for-hire' paid by members of the Russian Federal Security Service.
"20.03.2017 22:03:15" theglobeandmail.com Why Canadians are — or aren't — drinking bottled water Most Canadians have access to free-flowing tap water that's clean, fresh and safe. So why does the bottled water industry make $2.5-billion in annual sales? Most Canadians have access to free-flowing tap water that's clean, fresh and safe. So why does the bottled water industry make $2.5-billion in annual sales?
"20.03.2017 21:05:22" theglobeandmail.com Nuance, not force, will get nukes out of North Korea Unfortunately, creativity has never been a hallmark of U.S. power even under the smartest and best-informed presidents Opinion: "Is Washington up to the task? It is hard to be optimistic. Creativity and nuance have never been hallmarks of U.S. power even under the smartest and best-informed presidents."
"20.03.2017 20:42:01" theglobeandmail.com Trump news today: What you need to know on March 20 The latest news and updates on U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration Find out what happened today and catch up on what you missed this weekend with U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration.
"20.03.2017 20:26:09" Boost your business with actionable insights from Canada's top entrepreneurs. Join us at The Globe and Mail Small Business Summit on May 9th in Toronto.
"20.03.2017 20:02:04" theglobeandmail.com Pop duo Tegan and Sara slams YouTube over LGBTQ video filtering YouTube's “restricted” setting appears to block a wide variety of LGBTQ-friendly content for no clear reason The Calgary-raised pop duo have taken to social media to question why YouTube's “restricted” setting appears to block a wide variety of LGBTQ-friendly content for no clear reason.
"20.03.2017 19:37:10" theglobeandmail.com The Globe and Mail leads with 19 National Newspaper Award nominations The Globe and Mail leads the field with 19 nominations for the 68th National Newspaper Awards. The Globe and Mail leads the field with 19 nominations for the 68th National Newspaper Awards. See a list of the nominees with links to their work, here:
"20.03.2017 19:08:50" Explore the 1930's system that directs trains through Toronto'... Explore the 1930's system that directs trains through Toronto's Union Station.
"20.03.2017 19:08:06" theglobeandmail.com Canada, 10 other countries call out China for torturing human rights lawyers Signatories call for China to end 'residential surveillance,' a form of pretrial custody that allows suspects to be held for up to six months The 11 countries are calling on China to end the practice of “residential surveillance at a designated place,” a Chinese form of pretrial custody for sensitive cases that allows suspects to be held for up to six months, often without families or lawyers
"20.03.2017 18:31:50" theglobeandmail.com Why Wendy's is making fun of Burger King Brands are finding there can be benefits to using a negative voice online Even Campbell's Soup decided to go the racy route after hundreds of people on their social media complained last year about their commercial with two gay dads in it.
"20.03.2017 18:04:12" theglobeandmail.com Ten great cars for the realities of city driving Coping with ponderous urban traffic and gridlock requires a certain kind of machine Here are five types of city car with lower- and higher-priced suggestions:
"20.03.2017 17:37:09" theglobeandmail.com Yakabuski: Is Maxime Bernier too principled to win Tory race? Maxime Bernier is taking a strong stand on issues that should be central to Conservatives. Ironically, this will likely be his undoing Opinion: "Mr. Bernier has exposed the wishy-washiness of his main leadership rivals by taking principled stands on issues that should be central to Canadian conservatism."
"20.03.2017 17:15:26" theglobeandmail.com How do I resolve a conflict over my mother-in-law's life-insurance policy? The policy names my husband and his siblings as beneficiaries, and her death has sparked debate with her former husband "Do we keep the money or return it to him?"
"20.03.2017 16:48:09" theglobeandmail.com Filmmaker Taylor Hackford on the 'diabolical' Chuck Berry Taylor Hackford, director of the 1987 concert documentary Chuck Berry: Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll reflects on the musician "Even though he was being paid $500,000 by Universal and was the executive producer of the film, he would not show up each day unless he was given $2,500 in cash in a brown paper bag."
"20.03.2017 16:25:03" theglobeandmail.com Canadians value, worry about country's supply of fresh water: poll Survey comes after U.S. President Trump releases proposed budget that would eliminate protections for shared waterways The survey comes after Trump released a proposed budget that would eliminate protections for shared waterways, sparking new fears about the future quality of Canadian-U.S. water resources.
"20.03.2017 16:02:14" theglobeandmail.com To ensure success of your startup, remember you aren't Steve Jobs There is much about the late founder of Apple to admire, but there is also much to steer clear of or be wary of “We see it in first-time CEOs. They are brilliant. They are brave. They have convinced venture capitalists to support them. But they take on some of the worst aspects of his behaviour.”
"20.03.2017 15:56:17" Photos from The Globe and Mail's post Poll: Nearly half of Canadians want to deport people who are illegally crossing into Canada from the U.S. according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released today. Support for deportation was strongest among men, adults who do not have a college degree,
"20.03.2017 15:29:05" theglobeandmail.com Canada-wide warrant issued for Ontario man accused of killing stepson Police say Justin Kuijer is wanted on charges of second-degree murder and attempted murder Justin Kuijer will be sought for a charge of second-degree murder and attempted murder after an alleged stabbing at a local RBC branch:
"20.03.2017 15:21:05" theglobeandmail.com FBI confirms Russia probe; no evidence backing Trump wiretap claim Hearing provided the most extensive public accounting of the issue that has dogged the presidency for its first two months FBI Director James Comey confirmed Monday that the bureau is investigating possible links and co-ordination between Russia and associates of President Donald J. Trump as part of a broader probe of Russian interference in last year's presidential election.
"20.03.2017 15:10:10" theglobeandmail.com Norway rises to top of happiness list, Canada sits in seventh spot Co-author of the World Happiness Report says sense of community, which is strong in Norway, is deteriorating in the United States Glass half empty: Canadians are not nearly as happy as Norwegians
Glass half full: We're not headed in the direction that Americans are
"20.03.2017 14:53:55" theglobeandmail.com Hudson's Bay exposes Saks customer info online Retailer posted information including e-mail addresses and phone numbers for customers at Saks as well as identification codes for products that customers signed up for on wait-lists No credit, payment or password information was ever exposed, according to the spokeswoman.
"20.03.2017 14:33:03" Timeline Photos 'Budget time' Today's editorial cartoon by David Parkins. More cartoons: http://trib.al/ZlAZUOh
"20.03.2017 14:14:33" theglobeandmail.com The inside story of Heenan Blaikie's frantic final days In a new book, Norman Bacal, a former co-managing partner of Heenan Blaikie, reveals what happened to cause the law firm's death An insider's account chronicles the frantic final days of law firm Heenan Blaikie, home to Pierre Trudeau and Jean Chrétien.
"20.03.2017 13:53:05" theglobeandmail.com Federal budget expected to flesh out infrastructure bank plans Two reports to be released Monday outline conflicting visions of what the Liberals' proposed bank will mean for Canadians One report says the proposed new bank has the potential to build large new infrastructure, but another claims the plan risks costing taxpayers billions more in the long run.
"20.03.2017 13:30:18" theglobeandmail.com Veterans advisory group to hold meeting on suicide prevention An expert group advising Veterans Affairs Minister Kent Hehr on mental health is focusing on suicide prevention at a meeting this week – a long overdue step, say some vet advocates who sit on the committee. A Globe investigation revealed that at least 70 soldiers and vets who served on the Afghanistan mission have taken their own lives after returning to Canada.
"20.03.2017 13:17:37" theglobeandmail.com Almost half of Canadians want illegal border crossers deported: poll Four out of 10 respondents said the border crossers could make Canada 'less safe' Four out of 10 respondents, said the border crossers could make Canada “less safe,” underlining the potential political risk for the government.
"20.03.2017 12:52:08" theglobeandmail.com Former U.K. finance minister George Osborne under fire for moonlighting After being ousted as Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer last summer, George Osborne has accepted five other positions, including serving as editor of a major daily newspaper, in addition to being an MP After being ousted last summer, George Osborne has accepted five other positions, including serving as editor of London Evening Standard, in addition to being an MP.
"20.03.2017 12:28:41" theglobeandmail.com My gym offered the charm of a second-rate bomb shelter. I was hooked A gym's culture – that ethereal vibe that permeates the space, the one that hits you the second you walk through the door – can make or break the training experience "Defining a gym's culture can be tricky, but a good place to start is with the people who work there."
"20.03.2017 12:07:55" theglobeandmail.com Missing and murdered Indigenous women inquiry has just 90 victims' names in its database RCMP report identified nearly 1,200 as missing or murdered, but commission cites privacy and process issues for discrepancy An RCMP report identified nearly 1,200 as missing or murdered and family members are concerned that they have heard nothing so far from the inquiry. #MMIW
"20.03.2017 11:45:53" theglobeandmail.com Colten Boushie's mother fears property-defence resolution will stoke racial tensions Saskatchewan group's resolution calling for expanded right to self-defence is being compared to U.S. 'stand your ground' laws Colten Boushie was shot dead after he and his friends drove their vehicle on to a farm property near North Battleford in August.
"20.03.2017 11:25:20" Timeline Photos Moment in time: Mar. 20, 1867 - Toronto drunks face The Globe's wrath:
In 1867, Canadian newspapers took a moralistic approach to police and court activity - especially concerning charges of drunkenness - and sprinkled their reports with editorializing
"20.03.2017 11:22:01" theglobeandmail.com Top stories to start your day Few names in Indigenous women inquiry's database; budget expected to shed light on infrastructure bank; officials to be grilled on Russia-Trump ties; and 'America first' plan raises risk of inflation Want to become an informed reader? Sign up for our morning newsletter, e-mailed to you each day.
"20.03.2017 11:01:04" theglobeandmail.com Clark: If Don Meredith won't quit, the Senate has a duty to police its own The Senator may not have done anything illegal in his relationship with a teenage girl, but there are more issues for The Red Chamber to consider Opinion: The Senate must decide whether he crossed a line with conduct that damages the dignity of the Senate and whether he is in contempt, Campbell Clark writes.
"20.03.2017 10:01:42" theglobeandmail.com Canadian mining companies turn bullish on Congo, despite its violence Companies such as Ivanhoe Mines Ltd., Banro Corp. and Alphamin Resources Corp. are expanding their operations in Congo Companies have long been deterred from investing in the country but a growing number of Canadian miners are now convinced that the rewards outweigh the risks.
"20.03.2017 03:59:20" theglobeandmail.com B.C. children's watchdog Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond sues province for pension In a notice of civil claim filed in B.C. Supreme Court on Friday, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond says that her taking the role of B.C.'s first representative for children and youth (RCY) hinged largely on her receiving a comparable salary and pension to her The former representative for children and youth claims the government breached a verbal contract promising enhanced credit. From Globe British Columbia
"20.03.2017 03:35:41" theglobeandmail.com Hunter: On 'big money' politics, B.C. NDP leader' not so subtle himself B.C. NDP Leader John Horgan will hold his major pre-election fundraiser on Thursday night in a posh Vancouver hotel ballroom with 450 or so supporters and would-be allies. Donors are paying up to $1,000 a person for a stand-up reception – not even a John Horgan is being disingenuous when he says corporate donations can only taint a governing party, Justine Hunter writes. From Globe British Columbia
"20.03.2017 03:10:24" theglobeandmail.com Lower Mainland mayors talk transit funds as federal budget nears New Westminster Mayor Jonathan Coté said the region will likely get somewhere between $2-billion and $3-billion, counting the money that was already given in a first phase of funding last year B.C. mayors are hopeful as they wait for the announcement in Wednesday's federal budget that they believe will be the domino that sets off a massive transit expansion. From Globe British Columbia
"20.03.2017 02:45:16" theglobeandmail.com Jason Kenney to focus on uniting PC and Wildrose Party members New Conservative leader says he doesn't want to displace any current MLAs to pursue his own seat in the Alberta legislature Mr. Kenney's leadership campaign focused on uniting Alberta's right-leaning voters. He garnered support from roughly 75 per cent of the convention's delegates but his decisive victory has rattled many in the party.
"20.03.2017 02:22:05" theglobeandmail.com I lost the U.S. foreign-worker visa lottery, but I still feel lucky Facts & Arguments is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at tgam.ca/essayguide. Kate MacKenzie lost the U.S. visa lottery, but maybe restarting her life isn't such a bad thing, she writes.
"20.03.2017 01:59:06" theglobeandmail.com Do you rent in Toronto? The Globe wants to hear from you Vacancy rates are low, and some rental data show sharply higher prices. Tell us about your experience The Toronto housing market is tighter and more competitive than ever.
"20.03.2017 01:55:07" theglobeandmail.com Will Come From Away win a Tony award? It's too soon to tell It's way too early to talk about Come from Away's prospects at the Tony Awards in June – but let's do it anyway. Globe theatre critic J. Kelly Nestruck takes a look at two other new musicals that might be the Canadian show's strongest competition.
"20.03.2017 01:41:03" theglobeandmail.com Ibbitson: Are blaring headlines a diversion from Trump's agenda? While talk of wiretaps and Russian interference dominates the news, proposed budget cuts in the U.S. will affect people's lives While talk of wiretaps and Russian interference dominates the news, proposed budget cuts in the U.S. will have an outsize people's lives, John Ibbitson writes.
"20.03.2017 01:33:03" theglobeandmail.com Uber president Jeff Jones quits, deepening company turmoil Ride services company Uber Technologies Inc. has been thrust deeper into turmoil with the departure of company president Jeff Jones He was a marketing expert hired to help soften its often abrasive image. Mr. Jones quit less than seven months after joining Uber.
"20.03.2017 01:23:48" theglobeandmail.com McGill must reinforce anti-hazing policies, ex-chancellor Richard Pound says Founding president of the World Anti-Doping Agency says the university needs to send the message that hazing, like doping, will not be tolerated “It's a reputation issue for McGill. If you're Canada's leading university, you got to act like that,” Mr. Pound said.
"20.03.2017 00:58:04" theglobeandmail.com With CETA, Canada and the EU face protectionism as strategic partners Trade relations between Canada the European Union are about to become even stronger, as a result of CETA — their most ambitious agreement to date Opinion: As I visit Canada this week my message is clear: Even at a time when some doors may be closing, the EU's are staying firmly open, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström writes.
"20.03.2017 00:53:09" theglobeandmail.com Kevin O'Leary campaign organizer accused of vote buying Six Sikh-Canadians sign affidavit alleging impropriety, prompting rival Maxime Bernier's camp to target reality-TV star as a hypocrite A signed affidavit provided to The Globe and Mail alleges that one of Kevin O'Leary's key organizers offered to pay for party membership – a clear breach of party rules.
"20.03.2017 00:28:05" theglobeandmail.com Rumours of capital gains tax hike in the federal budget cause one brave investor to cash out Investment adviser Andrew Guilfoyle, who made big gains by borrowing to invest during the financial crisis, fears the market may drop and inclusion rate may rise The man who borrowed $250,000 to invest in the depths of the financial crisis has sized up the current financial environment and decided it's time to sell. From Rob Carrick
"20.03.2017 00:22:34" theglobeandmail.com I've been constructively dismissed – or have I? As with actual dismissal, you are generally entitled upon being constructively dismissed to compensation by way of a severance package You may be legally entitled to stop working and demand severance. But chances are your employer isn't going to readily acknowledge this and cut you a cheque – unless you play your cards right.
"19.03.2017 23:59:20" theglobeandmail.com New Brunswick tops Saskatchewan to repeat as men's university hockey champions “I wanted to leave my legacy on UNB's program. I'm leaving with three titles in five years, and two university degrees,” he said. “Every one of the championships was important. The first one was special. I had never won anything big, so it was a good one. Cam Braes scored four goals to lead the University of New Brunswick to a 5-3 victory over the University of Saskatchewan.
"19.03.2017 23:35:35" theglobeandmail.com Ontario man wanted for first-degree murder in stepson's death Nathan Dumas, 7, was found critically injured in a residence in St. Catharines, Ont., Friday morning. He was rushed to hospital, but died early Saturday. Police were already looking for Justin Kuijer in connection with the stabbing of an RBC employee who was sent to hospital on Friday.
"19.03.2017 23:15:02" theglobeandmail.com These tax-free types of income can reduce tax-season pain Tips for employees, business owners, investors and home owners to reduce their tax burden "Build these into your life, and you could reduce your tax burden big-time."
"19.03.2017 22:50:03" theglobeandmail.com Nelly Furtado brings a new artistic outlook to her latest album, The Ride Sarah Hampson talks with Canada's free-bird musician as she makes her long-awaited return to pop After a five-year break from the music world, the Victoria B.C. native is back with a vengeance.
"19.03.2017 22:46:09" theglobeandmail.com Meet Natasha Negovanlis, Canadian Web series superstar 'Most of you are wondering who the heck I am!” It's Sunday night in Toronto at the Canadian Screen Awards and Natasha Negovanlis has just won the Fan Choice Award for her role as a lesbian vampire on the Web series Carmilla. She's not wrong. The surprise winner of the Canadian Screen Awards' Fan Choice statuette points the way toward homegrown TV's digital future.
"19.03.2017 22:31:59" theglobeandmail.com High-heels debate should include industries other than restaurants: experts Researchers and human rights lawyers say a broader discussion is needed of the pressures faced by women to spend more time and money on their looks than men B.C. and Ontario are taking steps steps to ditch sexualized dress codes that are common in the restaurant business. But women in other industries can face unwritten expectations of lipstick and heels.
"19.03.2017 22:06:43" theglobeandmail.com Trump's 'America first' agenda raises the spectre of inflation Mr. Trump's proposals on trade, taxes and infrastructure risk hitting Americans in the pocketbook though higher prices, say investors and economists. And that may set off a struggle with the Federal Reserve over the future of the U.S. economy. Donald Trump has promised to put American workers first, but he could end up hurting American consumers in the process.
"19.03.2017 21:41:43" theglobeandmail.com Crisis analysis: How much damage can Trump do? (A lot) There are four principal types: financial crisis, civil violence, authoritarianism, and war. Each crisis type then has various possible levels of intensity Opinion: Just how bad can a crisis get under Donald Trump? Thomas Homer-Dixon breaks down the four different types.
"19.03.2017 21:20:22" theglobeandmail.com Riverdale series may be nostalgic, but it's not your mother's Jughead Thanks to Riverdale, the reality of teen series as we know them is uncertain. Steeped in nostalgia and daring to build on character tropes by adding depth and complexity, Riverdale's target audience is less the median age of Riverdale High, but anybody Television's reimagining of Archie Andrews and Co. not only plays on nostalgia, but also casts forward towards a grim future.
"19.03.2017 21:11:44" Photos from The Globe and Mail's post Quebec school teacher Maggie MacDonnell receives the Global Teacher Prize in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. MacDonnell, who teaches in Ikusik High School in Salluit, Quebec, won a $1 million prize in what has become one of the most-coveted and high-profile
"19.03.2017 20:57:18" theglobeandmail.com On Such A Night: A story about John A. Macdonald, the first prime minister of Canada The Globe and Mail has invited a group of writers – from home and abroad – to celebrate the country's history in fiction. The results will be published throughout the course of 2017. For Canada 150, The Globe and Mail has invited a group of writers to celebrate the country's history in fiction. In the latest installment, Toronto author André Alexis imagines a pivotal moment in John A. Macdonald's time as prime minister. You can read
"19.03.2017 20:36:05" theglobeandmail.com Canada in a can: Maple syrup endures as a national symbol Containing a snapshot of our outdoorsy selves, the classic maple syrup can is evidence that Canada has put its stamp on maple syrup like few foods around Behold the beauty of the classic maple syrup can, that icon of Canadiana.
"19.03.2017 20:15:29" theglobeandmail.com Preliminary inquiries: Let judges make the call Having outlived its initial purposes, does the preliminary inquiry retain any residual utility? Sometimes, yes. Opinion: Preliminary inquiries have outlived their initial purposes, but they do retain some value, David Butt writes.
"19.03.2017 19:55:22" theglobeandmail.com Finance Canada says there are 'limits' to transparency on gender-based analysis The document discusses how the federal government would respond to a June 2016 report on gender-based analysis from the House of Commons committee on status of women, which recommended such analysis be mandatory across all departments and agencies Gender-based analysis is a tool that helps study how policies might affect men and women, or boys and girls, in different ways, along with taking age, income, ethnicity and other factors into account.
"19.03.2017 19:34:39" theglobeandmail.com B.C. election-finance reform: What they say vs. what they mean This week, listening to B.C. Liberal MLA and Minister of Advanced Education Andrew Wilkinson talk about election-finance reform, I found myself thrown back four decades into the pages of Mad, wishing that someone – anyone – would complete the “What It Opinion: Stephen Quinn reads between the lines of recent comments by B.C. politicians so you don't have to. From Globe British Columbia
"19.03.2017 19:09:51" theglobeandmail.com How judges decide which restaurants and dishes deserve awards Lifting the lid on restaurant awards Described as a 'necessary evil' in the culinary world, Alexandra Gill sheds some insight on how judges decide which restaurants and dishes deserve the accolades.
"19.03.2017 18:47:45" theglobeandmail.com How to get a good massage on the road It would be easy to funnel as much money into massage therapy as into one's mortgage. Particularly today, when complementary and medical practitioners alike are touting the stress-releasing, immunity-boosting, pain-reducing, sleep-enhancing benefits of These 10 tips will help ensure a luxury massage experience, no matter how much you pay.
"19.03.2017 18:09:55" theglobeandmail.com Is your family this crazy about Disney? My family goes every year, my Dad even has the ride-wait app on his phone, which he follows all year long "I like to think of my family as eccentric rather than weird, thank you very much. I mean, our obsession with Disney World is just a fun little quirk, right?"
"19.03.2017 17:48:58" theglobeandmail.com By tying trade to LGBT rights, Canada may be an unlikely architect of a new global order Should the Commonwealth evolve into a trade pact, Canada must act to ensure that membership hinges on compliance with fundamental human rights. Opinion: "The Commonwealth is neither a club of shared values nor ideas of justice."
"19.03.2017 17:25:15" theglobeandmail.com Safety is the first casualty of Toronto's road transport model In Toronto last year, 43 pedestrians were killed, eclipsing the previous year's carnage Opinion: "For too long, we've accepted broken bones, bodies, and lives as a fair price for the lure of a speedy (solo) ride from A to B."
"19.03.2017 16:57:57" theglobeandmail.com Canadian softwood lumber in U.S. crosshairs, B.C. envoy David Emerson says Robert Lighthizer, Donald Trump's nominee for trade representative, has said softwood lumber is 'at the top of the list' of issues he would address Since 1982, Canada's softwood-lumber exports have been subject to five separate rounds of U.S. trade litigation. Mr. Emerson said Canada has yet to lose. From Globe British Columbia
"19.03.2017 16:35:13" theglobeandmail.com Canadian Maggie MacDonnell wins $1-million Global Teacher Prize The Quebec school teacher beat out thousands of applicants from around the world The Canadian teacher won the award for her work in Salluit, a remote community in northern Quebec that can only be reached by air.
"19.03.2017 16:12:16" theglobeandmail.com Renzetti: An unexpected Girl Guides lesson: Let's simply not enter the United States Getting into the United States has become an experience second only in delight to self-administered root canal. Those who are opting to travel elsewhere – or stay put in the True North – are onto something Getting into the U.S. has become a difficult experience for many. Those who are opting to travel elsewhere – or stay put in the True North – are onto something, Elizabeth Renzetti writes.
"19.03.2017 15:49:29" theglobeandmail.com Globe editorial: Solving the enigma of Canada's housing bubble If Yogi Berra were alive today, he'd probably describe the Toronto housing market like this: Things are so good, they're bad. And if they get any better, that'll be worse. "A popped bubble will harm the entire country, but the entire country is not in a bubble."
"19.03.2017 15:29:16" theglobeandmail.com Tensions rising as Chinese no longer willing to hold their breath on pollution problems Cracking down on dissent has been a hallmark of Chinese public life. But a population once ignorant of the toxic cost of pollution is speaking out against a government intent on growing the economy “Before, people might have just endured. Now, that patience and endurance has worn out."
"19.03.2017 15:07:41" theglobeandmail.com Maple Spring protest leader Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois enters Quebec politics After protesting against tuition hikes in 2012, Mr. Nadeau-Dubois now aspires to leadership role in left-wing Québec Solidaire party Mr. Nadeau-Dubois, who previously eschewed partisan politics, announced last week he will be a candidate for Québec solidaire, a left-wing party that supports an independent Quebec.
"19.03.2017 14:45:52" theglobeandmail.com Randy Bachman remembers Chuck Berry, whose every record was a guitar lesson Canadian musician Randy Bachman remembers Chuck Berry, one of the most influential originators of Rock and Roll "Every record by Berry, who died on Saturday at age 90, was a guitar lesson. The “B” sides were also fabulous blues based rock and roll and Chuck's lyrics were the most amazing story telling music on the radio."
"19.03.2017 14:22:14" theglobeandmail.com Baby gear injuries in U.S. surging, often due to falls: study Concussions and other head injures appear to be driving the surge in emergency room visits, study author says Every eight minutes in the U.S., a child under three has an accident related to baby products like strollers, carriers, cribs and walkers, a study suggests.
"19.03.2017 13:59:02" theglobeandmail.com What it's like to report a sexual assault: 36 people share their stories More than 90 per cent of sexual assault victims never report to police. More than 90 per cent of sexual assault victims never report to police. The Globe interviewed dozens of people who did. Their stories reveal inconsistent and sometimes troubling police practices across Canada. From Robyn Doolittle #Unfounded
"19.03.2017 13:50:01" www.tgam.ca Globe Talks With Camille Paglia VIP Reception: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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"19.03.2017 13:34:36" theglobeandmail.com Leah McLaren: Going grey (by choice) — it's what all the kids are doing Rather than simply waiting for time to catch up with you, why not meet silver halfway? "Grey is the new blond, I thought to myself."
"19.03.2017 13:13:05" theglobeandmail.com Unnatural selection: Babies in the genetic technology age Bonnie Rochman's new book, The Gene Machine: How Genetic Technologies are Changing the Way We Have Kids – and the Kids We Have, explores genetic testing Technologies that allow parents to pick and choose embryos based on genetic testing have been around for decades. But gene editing tools like CRISPR pose new questions.
"19.03.2017 12:47:20" theglobeandmail.com Apple, Google increasingly part of your car's infotainment system Consumer demand and technology usage trends prompt co-operation between auto makers and Silicon Valley giants First they conquered smartphones, now Apple and Google want to horn in on the software that runs cars. From Globe Drive
"19.03.2017 12:22:30" theglobeandmail.com Food fight: How a hot-lunch plan divided a Toronto school One couple's proposal to bring the service to their child's school speaks to a larger issue of equity that stretches across the spectrum, from book fairs to pizza lunches At the heart of the debate is a simple question: Should public schools embrace programs that are not universally accessible to students?
"19.03.2017 11:35:13" theglobeandmail.com Settling the birth-order debate once and for all For centuries, first-born children have been revered for being smarter, and new research is finally resolving the dispute over why We all know the stereotype of go-getting firstborns and laid-back second children. It's a notion that has been with us for nearly a century. But recent studies have shed new light on the birth-order effect, which they suggest is only a myth – with one
"19.03.2017 03:04:53" theglobeandmail.com Surrey's vision for the future is slow in coming The city has seen some setbacks, but its Mayor is still talking to developers constantly to entice them to come to Surrey B.C.'s second most populous city has seen some setbacks, but Surrey's transformation is still moving forward. From Globe British Columbia
"19.03.2017 02:18:00" theglobeandmail.com Mason: Is Jason Kenney's win the beginning of the end of the Alberta PCs? Delegates at a convention of a party that ruled the province for more than four decades, and just recently lost an election for a host of reasons, voted in a new leader who wants to blow all that history to smithereens Delegates at a convention of a party that ruled the province for more than four decades voted in a new leader who wants to blow all that history to smithereens, Gary Mason writes.
"19.03.2017 01:32:02" theglobeandmail.com Ibbitson: Liberals have reason to campaign in Calgary, even if they're sure to lose Calgary Heritage and Calgary Mignapore are affluent ridings chock full of Conservative voters who are almost genetically programmed to hate Liberals. Calgary by-elections are in safe Tory seats, but as Alberta becomes more diverse and cosmopolitan the long game could get interesting, John Ibbitson writes.
"19.03.2017 01:04:12" theglobeandmail.com Top economies yield to U.S. at G20 meeting, drop no-protectionism pledge The world's top economic powers dropped a pledge to oppose trade protectionism amid pushback from the Trump administration, which wants trade to more clearly benefit American companies and workers. Finance ministers from G20 countries said that countries 'are working to strengthen the contribution of trade' to their economies; last year's meeting called on them to resist 'all forms' of protectionism.
"19.03.2017 00:36:26" Timeline Photos The Creative Destruction Lab is doing what few others have been able to do – use advanced research in fields like artificial intelligence to build successful Canadian startups. After launching new companies worth $1-billion, it is paving the way to a more
"19.03.2017 00:08:07" theglobeandmail.com Martine Ouellet named leader of Bloc Québécois Martine Ouellet was named the party's leader today after no candidate emerged to oppose her Ms. Ouellet, 47, is a former Parti Québécois cabinet minister who now sits in Quebec's legislature as an independent. No candidate emerged to oppose her.
"18.03.2017 23:51:43" theglobeandmail.com Jason Kenney wins Alberta PC leadership race Jason Kenney has won the leadership of the Alberta Progressive Conservatives in a vote on Saturday. Kenney has vowed to merge the province's right wing. Mr. Kenney, a former minister in Stephen Harper's cabinet, has pledged to unite Alberta's right by merging with the Wildrose Party.
"18.03.2017 23:41:32" theglobeandmail.com What can I do when I can't afford my prescriptions? If you let it be known that you're struggling to pay for medications, your health-care provider may be able to suggest lower-cost options The first step is to have a discussion with your doctor.
"18.03.2017 23:17:23" theglobeandmail.com Rock 'n' roll icon Chuck Berry dies at age 90 St. Charles county police in Missouri says rock 'n' roll icon Chuck Berry has died at age 90. Berry was known for classics such as “Johnny B. Goode,” ”Sweet Little Sixteen“ and ”Roll Over Beethoven,“ and was a pioneering guitarist.
"18.03.2017 23:04:37" theglobeandmail.com Caffeine may be holding you back from reaching your full potential at work Also in this compendium: Questions to ask when you're being interviewed for a job and a quick lesson in K-waves It sounds counter-intuitive but cutting down on caffeine may help productivity and alertness.
"18.03.2017 22:40:26" theglobeandmail.com Is it legal in Ontario to drive with a cast on your right leg? If police decide you can't drive safely because of a cast, you could be charged with careless driving Ontario doesn't specifically ban driving with a cast – but cast aside any ideas that you won't be charged if you drive with one. From Globe Drive
"18.03.2017 21:38:21" theglobeandmail.com B.C. relaxes foreign buyer tax with refunds for workers The 15 per cent tax on purchases in the Vancouver region was followed by a significant decline in purchases by people who are not citizens or residents The changes will exempt people who have come to B.C. as part of the provincial nominee program. Premier Christy Clark says the exemption is aimed at helping attract skilled workers to the province.
"18.03.2017 21:13:11" theglobeandmail.com Community cookbooks help tell the story of Canada's past Community cookbooks reveal the history of a particular time and place, of the way we lived From butter tarts to Nanaimo bars, many iconic Canadian recipes got their start in community cookbooks.
"18.03.2017 20:51:31" theglobeandmail.com Brighten up the start of spring with these sauvignon blancs What follow are a few representative examples of sauvignon blanc styles from around the world – from lean and elegant Sancerre to high-watt, tropical, grassy New Zealand “savvy” to barrel-matured Bordeaux blanc and a few in between. Put your smoothies With spring officially arriving on Monday at 6:29 a.m. ET, an international array of sauvignon blancs should help with the seasonal transition.
"18.03.2017 20:19:27" theglobeandmail.com How carbon pricing will drive Canadians to save Carbon pricing doesn't have to cost us more over all, for two reasons. First, we could change our behaviour in ways that actually save us money. Second, the government could rebate some of the carbon-pricing revenues back to us without undermining the Opinion: With carbon-pricing systems, people will seek out new ways to do things, and new ways to save money.
"18.03.2017 19:45:47" theglobeandmail.com With playlist More Life, Drake bends the medium for his message If your vantage is atop the hemisphere's tallest free-standing structure – like Drake's – and you've established yourself as the most-heard artist in the world – like Drake – what comes next? He could be the latest artist to shift the definition of a record with his new playlist, and the industry is paying attention.
"18.03.2017 18:42:32" theglobeandmail.com T2 Trainspotting: No worse for wear in a sequel 21 years removed Returning to Irvine Welsh's blistering material, screenwriter John Hodge and director Danny Boyle create a wittily self-referential romp about the disillusionment of age There has been some pushback at the very notion of a sequel. But T2 Trainspotting is intensely and intelligently aware of the problem, writes Kate Taylor.
"18.03.2017 18:15:57" theglobeandmail.com Empty talk on innovation is killing Canada's economic prosperity Jim Balsillie is former co-CEO of BlackBerry and co-founder of the Institute for New Economic Thinking. Opinion: What we should fear is a stubborn reliance on policy strategies that have nothing to do with how wealth is generated in the 21st-century global economy, former BlackBerry CEO Jim Balsillie writes.
"18.03.2017 17:48:24" theglobeandmail.com Recipe: A Canada 150 tourtière, with cider mustard sauce Tourtière is fantastic for its straightforwardness. There's no pretense, no fuss, just a lightly spiced meat filling encased in pastry. Done well, it's a glorious thing. These Québécois pies are serveable steaming hot, room temperature or even cold.
"18.03.2017 17:28:13" theglobeandmail.com Canada's 150th year could be as pivotal as 1867 and 1967 This country could be the first to get on the right political and policy track forward into the emerging new world Opinion: Canada could be the first country to get on the right political/policy track forward into the emerging new world. Will Canada seize this opportunity?
"18.03.2017 16:56:59" theglobeandmail.com Big demand, tight supply: Greater Toronto's housing imbalance Robust demand combined with a tight supply of both resale and new homes has created a vicious circle for buyers Robust demand combined with a tight supply of both resale and new homes has created a vicious circle for buyers in the Greater Toronto Area housing market.
"18.03.2017 16:35:44" theglobeandmail.com Wente: Why trolls love to pick on women Internet miscreants are almost exclusively men whose behaviour is linked to what are known as the 'dark' personality traits Wente: "In case you haven't guessed, the online world is highly gendered. Most online comments made on news sites come from men."
"18.03.2017 16:10:00" theglobeandmail.com Opinion: Will Bill Morneau save 13,000 lives with a levy on sugary drinks? I really hope that on Wednesday, Bill Morneau will show the world the way ahead, and have the strength and steel to use the science and data available to make this revolutionary decision, just as we did in Britain. Opinion: "We all hate taxes, right? But taxing sugary, sweetened drinks could be the most symbolic, progressive part of your imminent Canadian budget." From Jamie Oliver
"18.03.2017 15:42:03" theglobeandmail.com Ibbitson: Advancing LGBT rights in the Commonwealth is a delicate task While Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will publicly promote the rights of women and sexual minorities at the Commonwealth meeting in London next year, the most effective lobbying will be done in the corridors Ibbitson: "Justin Trudeau is determined to advance LGBT rights in the Commonwealth. It will be no easy task to change attitudes in one of the world's most homophobic institutions."
"18.03.2017 15:20:21" theglobeandmail.com Trump tweets that Germany owes 'vast sums of money' to NATO Trump also wrote on Saturday, 'Despite what you have heard from the FAKE NEWS, I had a GREAT meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.' Donald J. Trump is at it again on Twitter, and this time he's singling out Germany.
"18.03.2017 14:57:03" Timeline Photos 'Scandals du jour' Today's editorial cartoon by Brian Gable. More cartoons: http://trib.al/OLlf7YJ
"18.03.2017 14:33:14" theglobeandmail.com Waterfront of dreams: Will Fleissig wants to redefine how the GTA approaches Lake Ontario Toronto's waterfront has long been a place where big dreams go to die. From John Graves Simcoe's “Walks and Gardens lands” to the powerhouse port of the 1950s – and beyond – one scheme after another has been imagined, half-built and abandoned. The chief executive of Waterfront Toronto wants to build a “21st-century city” and redefine how the GTA approaches Lake Ontario. It's a big dream. Will it float? From Alex Bozikovic - The Globe and Mail
"18.03.2017 14:08:03" theglobeandmail.com Russian agent hired alleged Yahoo hacker Karim Baratov: documents Documents say the Hamilton man alleged to have played role in Yahoo breach was first contacted by Russian hacker in 2014 Mr. Baratov had already been advertising that he was a hacker for hire when he was directly retained, via e-mail, by an officer of the Russian security service, new court documents allege.
"18.03.2017 13:44:11" theglobeandmail.com Too drunk to consent? Why many sex-assault cases never make it to court Sexual assault cases almost never hinge on whether a sex act occurred. More often than not, consent is the focus of an investigation, and the influence of alcohol complicates what are already notoriously difficult cases to prove #Unfounded: As many as half of all sexual-assault cases involve alcohol. Yet cases that hinge on questions of consent face an uphill battle – despite Canada having some of the most progressive laws in the world. From Robyn Doolittle
"18.03.2017 13:21:25" theglobeandmail.com Pilates a great workout for your mind and body Do you want to destress and improve your balance, core strength, functional fitness and mobility? Pilates might be for you If you're looking for a way to destress while improving balance, mobility and flexibility, consider a taking Pilates class.
"18.03.2017 12:53:30" theglobeandmail.com Sports stadiums shoulder big development schemes In cities throughout North America, where “revitalize the core” is the latest mantra, a new generation of fully integrated sports arenas and stadiums is coming on stream as anchor tenants for mixed-use districts designed to entice more people to live, Across North America, arenas and stadiums are being designed to work harder and to be better neighbours – attracting daily foot traffic to offices, hotels, retail shops and restaurants.
"18.03.2017 12:31:53" theglobeandmail.com Man killed after trying to grab soldier's gun at Paris airport No one else in the busy terminal at Paris's Orly Airport was hurt, but thousands of travellers were evacuated and flights were diverted to the city's other airport. A man was shot dead Saturday after wrestling a soldier to the ground at Paris's Orly Airport and trying to take her rifle, officials said.
"18.03.2017 12:06:29" theglobeandmail.com Drones could speed deployment of emergency defibrillators: study Researchers note in rural and urban regions surrounding Toronto, it would require 37 drones spread across 23 bases to get patients started on defibrillator treatment about one minute faster A drone network could give defibrillators to bystanders trying to help people in cardiac arrest, getting the devices to the patient faster than emergency services, a recent Canadian study suggests.
"18.03.2017 11:04:33" theglobeandmail.com With last loss coming in 2014, Nurse and UConn continue record run into NCAA tournament Riding an unheard of winning streak, with HBO cameras following them around, how do the UConn Huskies, a team with next to no experience losing, keep their heads out of the clouds? UConn Women's Basketball are once again odds-on favourites to repeat as NCAA champions. The Globe speaks to star guard Kia Nurse of Hamilton, Ont. about how they keep on winning:
"18.03.2017 02:23:50" theglobeandmail.com Mason: Jason Kenney owes a debt of gratitude to Rachel Notley Fuelling the great divide of Alberta politics, NDP budget plays into hands of Conservatives and their aversion to deficit spending Whether it was intended or not, the budget tabled this week by Premier Rachel Notley's NDP government may have helped change the course of Alberta political history, Gary Mason writes.
"18.03.2017 01:42:37" theglobeandmail.com Bombardier reviewing bribery allegations, says it hasn't uncovered wrongdoing so far Last week, Swedish police detained a Bombardier executive and questioned two others on suspicion of bribery Last week, Swedish police detained a Bombardier executive and questioned two others on suspicion of bribery.
"18.03.2017 01:11:08" theglobeandmail.com An 'evolved' Claude Julien enjoying greater pool of talent in second stint with Habs This time around Julien has tangible, metallic evidence that his plan works: a Stanley Cup ring (presumably kept in the same drawer as the two Olympic and one World Cup gold medals). Julien returned to Montreal with a beefed up resume and a few medals to back up his demanding approach.
"18.03.2017 01:05:12" theglobeandmail.com Illicit drug deaths in B.C. dip slightly in February for second straight month But coroner's service says numbers still much higher compared to same time last year The provincial government declared a public health emergency last spring when drug deaths, including those linked to the powerful opioid fentanyl, began to spike. From Globe British Columbia
"18.03.2017 00:49:08" theglobeandmail.com Leadership win for Jason Kenney would only begin fight to unite Alberta's right While Mr. Kenney has dominated the PC leadership race, his nine-month battle to take over the party has been divisive, and raised fears that, rather than uniting Albertans in opposition to NDP Premier Rachel Notley, his brand of far-right politics could The former federal cabinet minister is expected to win the leadership of PC Alberta. And then the real fight starts.
"18.03.2017 00:20:53" theglobeandmail.com Alberta Premier Notley defends NDP spending amid deficit forecast Ms. Notley said a quickly balanced budget for the province would mean laying off thousands The NDP government delivered a budget that forecasts a $10.3-billion deficit, which puts Alberta on track to rack up $45 billion in debt by the end of the 2017-18 fiscal year.
"17.03.2017 23:56:20" theglobeandmail.com Supreme Court throws out drugs and guns conviction over lack of warrant The Supreme Court decision in Brendan Paterson's case highlights the demands on police to make prompt decisions in complex areas of law In a strong defence of privacy rights in the home, the Supreme Court has thrown out convictions against a man because police entered his home without a warrant. From Sean Fine
"17.03.2017 23:30:06" theglobeandmail.com Halifax police chief takes part in heated debate over street checks A January report from the Halifax RCMP — which patrols certain parts of the Halifax Regional Municipality — found that in the first 10 months of 2016, 41 per cent of 1,246 street checks involved African-Nova Scotians. Black men in Halifax were three times more likely than white men to be subject to street checks - data that, for many, confirms racial profiling suspicions.
"17.03.2017 23:08:44" theglobeandmail.com Calgary judge blasts man who flew over Stampede on chair tied to balloons Daniel Boria, 27, says he apologizes for the danger he caused but that he has 'the greatest story to tell' “The stunt was unconscionably stupid,” Judge Bruce Fraser said. “There was nothing fantastic, fun or exhilarating about it as the offender was quoted describing it. It was dumb and dangerous.”
"17.03.2017 22:08:18" theglobeandmail.com Trump administration crafting new arms package for Taiwan The package is expected to be significantly larger than one that was shelved at the end of the Obama administration, the officials told Reuters on the eve of a visit to Beijing by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. The deal could include advanced rocket systems and anti-ship missiles to defend against China, U.S. officials said.
"17.03.2017 21:41:27" theglobeandmail.com Richard Wagamese: Remembering a kind spirit Wagamese as a man who helped Canada better understand the stories of Indigenous people "Richard had a hard life, yet he found beauty in it."
"17.03.2017 21:15:24" theglobeandmail.com Doyle: Meet the real frat boys, the most appalling people on earth Frat Boys: Inside America's Fraternities documentary gives startling insight into aspects of a deeply unsettling portion of university life Opinion: "What we're told about would contravene countless UN regulations about torture and imprisonment."
"17.03.2017 20:38:16" theglobeandmail.com Canadian politicians outraged at Trump Great Lakes funding cuts Trump's inaugural budget calls for slashing all federal funds for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative A White House proposal to eliminate all funding for a program protecting the Great Lakes from environmental harm is drawing outrage and calls of resistance.
"17.03.2017 20:30:00" John Ibbitson breaks down the Conservative Party's leadership ... Canada's conservatives have a choice to make. John Ibbitson breaks down the Conservative Party of Canada - Parti conservateur du Canada leadership race:
"17.03.2017 20:13:05" theglobeandmail.com CSIS failed to give updates on data spying: privacy commissioner National-security agencies are collecting information about many people, including law-abiding citizens, innocent people, with a view to identifying security threats,” he said. “I've stated concerns that collecting and sharing may be excessive and may Canada's security agency has not given a written update on data-mining efforts to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada since 2010.
"17.03.2017 20:11:27" theglobeandmail.com Trump news: What you need to know on March 17 The latest news and updates on U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration From a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the continuing efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare, what you need to know today:
"17.03.2017 20:06:11" theglobeandmail.com Take a look inside Eugenie Bouchard's new beachside Miami penthouse The eco-themed condo boasts floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Miami skyline Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard paid upward of $3.8-million for her new digs.
"17.03.2017 19:32:17" theglobeandmail.com Why a TFSA is the easiest way to avoid tax on your investments Whether or not the federal budget will increase capital gains tax, investors should be aware of ways to minimize tax on their gains "I certainly think that the TFSA is more important to people of all income levels than the RSP."
"17.03.2017 19:30:00" Why car design is on the cusp of its most radical change in a century
"17.03.2017 19:09:25" theglobeandmail.com Hasbro reveals new Monopoly tokens, replacing three 'iconic' pieces A Tyrannosaurus rex, a penguin and a rubber ducky replace the wheelbarrow, boot and thimble “Personally, I've always especially liked the boot token, but I'm excited to move on to the T. rex.”
"17.03.2017 18:47:34" theglobeandmail.com Tories uncover fraudulent members after O'Leary warns of vote-rigging The Conservative party has removed 1,351 people from its membership rolls #Update: The federal Conservative party has removed 1,351 people from its membership rolls following a review
"17.03.2017 18:26:01" theglobeandmail.com Fans, former opponents give thousands to pay Leo Cahill's medical bills The former coach, known for his colourful and complicated personality, is fighting for his life after abdominal surgery in Atlanta Leo The Lip may have angered more than his share of CFL fans, opposing players and coaches during his glory days, but they proved to be a generous bunch when adversity struck:
"17.03.2017 17:52:55" theglobeandmail.com Trump reiterates NATO support in talks with Merkel Trump brushes off questions about wiretap claims, saying he 'very seldom' regrets anything he tweets Their sit-down could be a restart of a relationship complicated by Donald J. Trump's rhetoric on the campaign trail.
"17.03.2017 17:24:09" theglobeandmail.com The Cassandras are warning of nuclear doom – so why doesn't Canada seem to care? While even hawks are becoming doves, Ottawa is sitting out a UN conference on banning the bomb “It's absurd that this last remaining weapon of mass destruction is not illegal.”
"17.03.2017 16:54:49" theglobeandmail.com Taylor: Even with a modern facelift, Beauty and the Beast's troubling themes remain As Disney revives its cash-cow franchise, Kate Taylor revisits the timeless, though unsettling, themes hidden in Beauty and the Beast Opinion: "Get too caught up in the B&B fantasy, and a girl dreaming of romance, a big house and pretty dresses may find herself shackled to a violent creature in need of reform."
"17.03.2017 16:29:11" theglobeandmail.com Balkissoon: Goodbye, Lucky Peach – and the golden age of magazines If niche mags aren't tenable right now, neither are mainstream ones that might expect a larger audience Opinion: It really is the magazine itself I miss, the shiny promise of that flippable, clippable, moment-in-time keepsake.
"17.03.2017 16:06:15" Timeline Photos Tim Hortons' top executives are setting up internal reviews of key franchisee grievances.
The move comes after a letter from a franchisee group alleged the brand is being “destroyed” along with their own economic health following heavy corporate cost
"17.03.2017 15:31:03" theglobeandmail.com Goon: Last of the Enforcers is a welcome addition to a Canadian hockey franchise The Jay Baruchel sequel doesn't quite live up to the original Goon, but it delivers on nearly every other scale For a country supposedly obsessed with hockey, Canada has made exactly two good films about our national sport. Now, with the Goon sequel, it may be time to add a third.
"17.03.2017 15:08:00" theglobeandmail.com What, you'd like pay and benefits with that job? Plus a story about parents living with their adult daughter so she can save for a home A Winnipeg woman was rejected for a job interview after asking about pay and benefits. The message is clear, in today's job market, employers have all the leverage. From Rob Carrick
"17.03.2017 14:53:17" Reality Check: Is an Ontario foreign-buyers tax the solution to Toronto's hot housing market?
"17.03.2017 14:38:54" theglobeandmail.com U.K. says White House spying claims are 'ridiculous' White House spokesman Sean Spicer quoted Fox News analyst Andrew Napolitano's comments that U.K. agency GCHQ helped wiretap Trump to media White House spokesman Sean Spicer quoted Fox News analyst Andrew Napolitano's comments that U.K. spy agency GCHQ helped wiretap Donald Trump to media.
"17.03.2017 14:12:04" theglobeandmail.com Illinois paramedic saves infant from SUV submerged in frigid lake The infant was one of seven siblings who survived a tragic chain of events that left two people dead Paramedic Todd Zobrist jumped into the 8-degree Celsius water and swam 15 to 22 metres to the SUV. “He definitely saved the child's life.”
"17.03.2017 13:46:49" theglobeandmail.com Tillerson doesn't rule out pre-emptive force against North Korea Tillerson outlined a tougher strategy to confront North Korea's nuclear threat after visiting the world's most heavily armed border near the tense buffer zone between the rivals Koreas Tillerson outlined a tougher strategy to confront North Korea's nuclear threat and also closed the door on talks with Pyongyang unless it denuclearizes.
"17.03.2017 13:25:10" Timeline Photos 'Alien incoming ...' Today's editorial cartoon by Brian Gable. More cartoons: http://trib.al/qgIbXGy
"17.03.2017 13:02:39" theglobeandmail.com Naturopath is cleared in Alberta baby's meningitis death Alberta body dismisses complaint, citing a lack of evidence that there had been unprofessional conduct The Lethbridge naturopath became caught up in the investigation into the death of Ezekiel Stephan, a 19-month-old boy who died after his parents failed to get him adequate medical care.
"17.03.2017 12:34:38" theglobeandmail.com New Zealand police fatally shoot airport security dog Grizz, a 10-month-old bearded collie escaped its handler and ran loose for more than three hours on the tarmac, disrupting at least 16 flights Grizz, a 10-month-old security dog, escaped its handler and ran loose for more than three hours on the tarmac, disrupting at least 16 flights.
"17.03.2017 12:10:19" theglobeandmail.com Federal prosecutors defend use of cruel, unusual punishment Federal prosecutors are defending a Conservative-era law that imposes a financial penalty on all convicted criminals, no matter how poor At issue is the mandatory victim surcharge, a Conservative-era law that imposes a financial penalty on all convicted criminals, no matter how poor.
"17.03.2017 11:42:11" theglobeandmail.com Federal prisons have become less deadly, crowded under Liberals, numbers show After bleak decade under Harper Conservatives, officials speculate on why there's been a 'significant improvement' under Justin Trudeau But the statistical turnaround also presents a public-policy head-scratcher.
"17.03.2017 11:05:05" Timeline Photos Moment in time: March 17, 1966 - Canada's last Studebaker:
The last Studebaker rolled off the assembly line in Hamilton, Ont., in 1966. Over Studebaker's 18-year history in Hamilton, it produced 129,325 cars and trucks, including this one from 1955 in the
"17.03.2017 10:43:00" theglobeandmail.com Top stories to start your day Alberta budget: More debt, and a bet on oil; Tim Hortons reviewing franchisee complaints; and websites linked to Karim Baratov explicitly offered hacking services Become an informed reader with our morning newsletter, e-mailed to you each day.
"17.03.2017 10:01:58" theglobeandmail.com With osteoarthritis and exercise, some pain leads to gains A new study exploring the subtle changes in knee cartilage that occur after running or cycling offer guidance for people with osteoarthritis If you're among the three million Canadians whose joints are afflicted by osteoarthritis, then you face a puzzling dilemma.
"17.03.2017 03:52:07" theglobeandmail.com Alberta's budget: Here's what you need to know Alberta's NDP government expects to run deficits for the next six years and double the provincial debt within three Over the long term, the NDP government is betting on rising oil prices – and a pair of controversial pipelines that could be delayed or derailed – to bring the province's finances back into balance. Here's what you need to know about Alberta's budget.
"17.03.2017 03:48:08" theglobeandmail.com Websites linked to Karim Baratov explicitly offered hacking services Baratov is alleged to have engaged in spear phishing – tricking people into visiting a bogus link to get them to reveal their passwords The 22-year-old Canadian is facing charges in the U.S. over his alleged role in a massive breach of millions of Yahoo accounts.
"17.03.2017 03:37:05" theglobeandmail.com Alberta forecasts greenhouse gas emissions will peak in early 2020s The government is not straying from its key money maker – crude – and still predicts that Alberta's heavy oil production will grow in the years ahead Long Canada's leading producer of greenhouse gases, Alberta now forecasts its emissions will peak in the early part of the next decade.
"17.03.2017 03:22:56" theglobeandmail.com Investigations into New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's fundraising activities concluded The announcement is a major boost to Mr. de Blasio's re-election hopes Prosecutors said they would not pursue charges against Mr. de Blasio or his aides, providing a major boost to Mr. de Blasio's re-election hopes.
"17.03.2017 02:59:03" theglobeandmail.com Ontario NDP bill would extend rent control to units built after 1991 New Democrat Peter Tabuns, who plans to introduce a private member's bill, says many renters 'near their breaking point' Currently, annual rent increase caps only apply to residential buildings or units constructed before November 1991, leaving those in newer buildings vulnerable to rent hikes.
"17.03.2017 02:44:04" theglobeandmail.com U.S. women's hockey team doesn't concede to tournament deadline in wage fight The women stood together as one and allowed USA Hockey's deadline to pass “We are not looking to become millionaires here. We just want minimal compensation that's fair.”
"17.03.2017 01:59:13" theglobeandmail.com Conservative Party looking into Kevin O'Leary's claims of mass voter fraud Kevin O'Leary says his team has uncovered cases in the Toronto area where supporters of one of the challengers are using prepaid credit cards to sign up members Kevin O'Leary says his team has uncovered cases in the Toronto area where supporters of one of the challengers are using prepaid credit cards to sign up members, based on an Ontario provincial party list, people who are unaware they are becoming members
"17.03.2017 01:40:46" theglobeandmail.com Woman charged after trying to get into Centre Block, stealing car on Parliament Hill The incident prompted concern over Hill security and access Ottawa Police have charged a 27-year-old Ottawa woman who they say stole a taxi to drive to Parliament Hill, abandoned the vehicle and then stole another vehicle after being denied access to Centre Block by security guards on Monday afternoon.
"17.03.2017 01:12:07" theglobeandmail.com Millennials changing the face of investing by looking for 'companies that are doing good' Responsible investing has grown by 49% in the past couple of years to more than $1.5-trillion in assets under management in Canada in 2016, stats show “Young professionals not only want to make money on their money but have their investments aligned with their values.”
"17.03.2017 00:44:10" theglobeandmail.com CFIA bows to meat industry on animal transport rules, documents show Economic concerns prevail after the Canadian Food Inspection Agency conducts lengthy review of transit times with aim of meeting international standards Internal documents show that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency revised its plan to impose stricter animal transport rules after being met by industry pressure – setting aside scientific evidence in favour of economic concerns.
"17.03.2017 00:09:00" theglobeandmail.com Editorial: The troubling case of Don Meredith, and senators who just won't quit By any objective measure, it's a bit of an understatement to say that Senator Don Meredith behaved badly when he began pursuing a teenage girl when she was 16, and eventually had sexual intercourse with her just before and after her 18th birthday. "By any objective measure, it's a bit of an understatement to say that Senator Don Meredith behaved badly when he began pursuing a teenage girl when she was 16, and eventually had sexual intercourse with her just before and after her 18th birthday."
"16.03.2017 23:36:14" theglobeandmail.com Controversial MS treatment is ineffective, Canadian study finds 'Liberation therapy' not approved in Canada, but offered in U.S., Latin America and Eastern Europe Despite a lack of evidence to support its use, surgeons in the United States, Latin America and Eastern Europe continue to offer the controversial treatment known as "liberation therapy."
"16.03.2017 23:15:24" Reality Check: Is an Ontario foreign-buyers tax the solution t... Cherise Burda, executive director of Ryerson City Building Institute, and John Pasalis, president of Realosophy Realty Inc., discuss the merits of a foreign-buyers tax in Ontario.
"16.03.2017 22:34:39" theglobeandmail.com Mason: If Notley's big budget gamble goes wrong, things could get real ugly in Alberta This was the third budget for Premier Rachel Notley's NDP government, and, as expected, it did not deviate much from the bold, if risky, political course she has set for the province "It can't be understated what enormous gambles both strategies are."
"16.03.2017 22:08:56" theglobeandmail.com What has gone wrong since the 'golden age' of Toronto transit Three Toronto transit experts muse on the city's mistakes and warn the biggest is yet to come Three Toronto transit experts muse on the city's mistakes and warn the biggest is yet to come.
"16.03.2017 21:47:53" theglobeandmail.com Alberta plans to double debt with budget that bets on oil rebound Premier Rachel Notley's government has tabled its third budget, projecting six years of deficits and a doubling of the provincial debt within three years Premier Rachel Notley's government has tabled its third budget, projecting six years of deficits and a doubling of the provincial debt within three years.
"16.03.2017 21:08:34" theglobeandmail.com Carrick: Banks trying to upsell you? Here's what you should and shouldn't buy A customer's best defence against upselling is to know which sales pitches are worth listening to, and which to shut down A customer's best defence is to know which sales pitches are worth listening to, and which to shut down. To help promote more informed banking, the Personal Finance column presents this guide to bank products.
"16.03.2017 20:44:00" theglobeandmail.com Trump news today: What you need to know on March 16 The latest news and updates on U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration From unveiling his first budget outline to seeing his new immigration ban blocked, catch up on the latest news and updates on U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration, here:
"16.03.2017 20:43:56" theglobeandmail.com Tory's Smart Track transit plan would cause surge in suburban driving, analysis shows Hundreds of pages of analysis were released to the public Thursday showing three stations would decrease GO ridership and be a financial burden to Toronto Adding the three transit stations proposed for outside the city core under Mayor John Tory's Smart Track plan will spark a huge increase in driving by slowing the trains and making them less attractive, according to an initial assessment for the regional
"16.03.2017 20:15:36" theglobeandmail.com Opinion: Forget re-education, we should expect more from our judges It's not the law Justice Robin Camp was ignorant of, it's modern life "We have the right to have common-sense expectations about our judges. If they fail us, it's gone judge gone."
"16.03.2017 19:51:04" theglobeandmail.com Saunders: Limits of the far-right: Three lessons from the Dutch election We saw the limits of the far-right populist movement, and in the best ways, and the worst ways, for citizens and politicians to resist it. "The results prove this: The biggest winner on Wednesday was the centre-left Green Left Party, which saw its support quadruple to 14 seats; it and other 'alternative' moderate parties sucked votes away from Mr. Wilders and from Mr. Rutte."
"16.03.2017 19:27:08" theglobeandmail.com Freeland condemns Russian aggression in Crimea, prompting Kremlin counterattack Freeland urges Western countries to keep economic sanctions in place Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland issued a statement on the third anniversary of Russian forces annexing Crimea, saying Canada unreservedly denounces what she called “this violation of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity."
"16.03.2017 18:39:20" theglobeandmail.com Toronto woman loses life savings, home in online-dating scam: police Woman believed she had developed a long-term relationship and sent money to help scammers claiming to be in a crisis “This is a person who held a responsible administrative job – she's no dummy.”
"16.03.2017 18:16:22" theglobeandmail.com World should follow Canada's tax-the-rich plan, Morneau tells G20 Mr. Morneau highlighted the Canadian government's efforts to prioritize the middle class at an international summit in Germany One of the big unanswered questions on the coming federal budget is whether the Liberals are planning to move further on the tax-the-rich theme:
"16.03.2017 17:53:05" theglobeandmail.com Do you rent in Toronto? The Globe wants to hear from you Vacancy rates are low, and some rental data show sharply higher prices. Tell us about your experience The Toronto housing market is tighter and more competitive than ever.
"16.03.2017 17:27:54" theglobeandmail.com How Catherine Raîche rose from intern to assistant GM of the Montreal Alouettes This 27-year-old shares her colleagues' passion for the game, but her path has been different, and the Als believe her rare skillset gives them an edge. Less than two years ago, Catherine Raîche had a lucrative job practising corporate and tax law for a Montreal firm. Yet she longed for the weekends, which she would spend working as an unpaid intern for the Montreal Alouettes.
"16.03.2017 17:04:50" theglobeandmail.com Actor Matthew Perry says he 'beat up' Justin Trudeau in grade school Perry was raised in Ottawa and attended Rockcliffe Park Public School, where Pierre Trudeau sent his sons Perry insisted he wasn't bragging about the incident:
"16.03.2017 16:40:13" theglobeandmail.com Yakabuski: Scottish referendum redo is a risky gambit Countries trying to tame their own separatist movements have too much to lose if an independent Scotland was able to join the EU Opinion: Why Sturgeon's main reason for wanting a second vote on independence – so that Scotland can remain part of the European Union – does not hold water.
"16.03.2017 15:59:41" theglobeandmail.com How to stay social when you're single Maintaining friendships can be especially difficult when you're the odd singleton out, and requires patience and a healthy dose of compromise “When a person gets into a relationship, they just don't have the appetite for socializing with as many people as they used to. But then the single friend is on the pointed end of that.”
"16.03.2017 15:13:04" theglobeandmail.com Man charged in Amanda Todd case sentenced to 11 years in Dutch prison The court on Thursday convicted the 38-year-old man, identified only as Aydin C., for fraud and blackmail via the internet, according to a statement from the Dutch legal authorities The court gave him the maximum possible sentence “because of the devastating consequences his behaviour has on the young lives of the girls”
"16.03.2017 14:52:19" theglobeandmail.com McDonald's removes anti-Trump tweet, says account was compromised The tweet called Donald Trump a 'disgusting excuse of a president' "You are actually a disgusting excuse of a President"
"16.03.2017 14:27:00" theglobeandmail.com March Madness 2017: The drive for five, the hope of a repeat and the desire for upsets On Thursday, both the men's and women's NCAA basketball tournaments will begin. While Villanova is well positioned to repeat on the men's side and UConn is looking for their fifth straight in the women's bracket, it will be anyone's guess who will come Some last-minute advice to help you fill out your bracket.
"16.03.2017 14:09:03" theglobeandmail.com Canadian veterans' charities: Do you know where your donor dollars are going? Variance in reporting methods makes it difficult to see how much of funds actually goes to the veterans themselves A deeper look into veterans' charities suggests that significant donor dollars are being spent on salaries, office expenses and fundraising.
"16.03.2017 13:51:28" Timeline Photos Data has not been available on Statistics Canada's website for nearly one week. Has your work been affected by this outage? If so, we would love to hear from you. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with your experience.
"16.03.2017 13:38:55" theglobeandmail.com Have your travel plans been affected by Donald Trump's immigration ban? The Globe and Mail is interested in learning about Canadian citizens' and permanent residents' experiences travelling to the U.S The Globe and Mail is interested in learning about Canadian citizens' and permanent residents' experiences travelling to the U.S.
"16.03.2017 13:14:04" theglobeandmail.com CSIS to resume data-mining practices, says issues with data centre mostly fixed News of this development comes six months after the Federal Court of Canada made headlines for challenging CSIS's credibility and outing ODAC by declaring aspects of its data-mining operations illegal News comes six months after the Federal Court of Canada made headlines for challenging CSIS's credibility and outing ODAC by declaring aspects of its data-mining operations illegal.
"16.03.2017 12:53:35" theglobeandmail.com How do U.S. courts work? A map of the battlefield for Trump's immigration bans The battle between states, district courts and appeals courts over Donald Trump's executive order shows the decentralized U.S. legal system in action. Here's what you need to know As the President's immigration ban makes its way through the courts, following the legal saga can be confusing for Canadians. Here's a primer on how the system works, and how it differs from ours.
"16.03.2017 12:32:24" theglobeandmail.com Trump budget slashes domestic programs, boosts military spending The President's $1.15-trillion budget is a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending The $1.15-trillion budget slashes many domestic programs to finance a significant increase in the military ($54-billion boost) and make a down payment on a U.S.-Mexico border wall ($4-billion total).
"16.03.2017 12:11:09" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau, Ivanka Trump attend Broadway performance of Come From Away The crowd delivered a standing ovation as the Prime Minister introduced the play with a short speech The crowd delivered a standing ovation as Justin Trudeau introduced the play with a short speech.
"16.03.2017 11:49:01" theglobeandmail.com Ottawa toughens rules for operating recreational drones Transport Minister cites concerns about the number of reported drone incidents, which have more than tripled since 2014 The restrictions say drones must stay nine kilometres away from airports and ban their owners from flying near people, buildings, and when first responders are at the scene of an emergency.
"16.03.2017 11:43:00" theglobeandmail.com Morning update: Top stories to start your day Canadian charged in Yahoo hacking; Trump's new immigration ban is on hold; and a centre-left shift in the Dutch election has dealt a blow to populism Want to know what's making news? Find out with our morning newsletter, e-mailed to you each day.
"16.03.2017 11:28:41" Timeline Photos Moment in time: March 16, 2002 - Liza Minnelli marries David Gest:
There were 850 guests, 36 people in the bridal party and one unforgettable, face-devouring kiss. When actress and singer Liza Minnelli married concert promoter David Gest (her fourth
"16.03.2017 10:29:59" Timeline Photos 'You have mail' Today's editorial cartoon by Brian Gable. More cartoons: http://trib.al/5XgEeXU
"16.03.2017 03:33:05" theglobeandmail.com Canadian Karim Baratov, Yahoo hacking suspect, boasted about his wealth Neighbours say the hacking suspect kept odd hours, kept mostly to himself Teenagers in his neighbourhood in Ancaster, a suburb of Hamilton, knew him from social media, where he had thousands of followers, and told their parents they heard he had sold an Internet business for millions of dollars.
"16.03.2017 02:00:42" theglobeandmail.com Alberta budget deficit expected to climb further NDP budget likely won't include spending cuts or sales tax, despite continued slump in energy royalties Premier Rachel Notley will release Alberta's 2017-18 budget this Thursday and has already conveyed that the NDP will not chop services to more quickly balance the books.
"16.03.2017 01:33:01" theglobeandmail.com How a group of hackers compromised Yahoo's network The allegations against Alexsey Alexseyevich Belan, Karim Baratov and two other hackers It started in 2014, when Russian hacker Alexsey Alexseyevich Belan, who was already on the FBI Cyber's Most Wanted list, gained unauthorized access to Yahoo's network.
"16.03.2017 01:09:45" theglobeandmail.com Far-right Wilders dealt a blow in Netherlands election Wednesday's election saw voters turn away from the firebrand populism of Geert Wilders's anti-immigration Freedom Party After weeks of bitter campaigning, Wednesday's election delivered a blow to Geert Wilders's anti-immigration Freedom Party.
"16.03.2017 00:43:04" theglobeandmail.com Leah McLaren: Going grey (by choice) — it's what all the kids are doing Rather than simply waiting for time to catch up with you, why not meet silver halfway? "Grey is the new blond, I thought to myself."
"16.03.2017 00:16:54" theglobeandmail.com Should I be concerned about taking opioids after surgery? When used appropriately, opioids can play an important role in a patient's recovery from an operation There is a very real problem with the inappropriate use of opioids. But such concerns need to be kept in perspective.
"15.03.2017 23:51:15" theglobeandmail.com Editorial: Donald Trump lies constantly. Why is it working for him? The President tweets, the White House interprets, and his words becomes truth Editorial: "Mr. Trump's statements now regularly have to be translated by White House officials. He has become a sort of Oracle-in-chief, without the wisdom, whose words require a devoted interpreter to add the correct punctuation in order to render them
"15.03.2017 23:29:38" theglobeandmail.com Hawaii judge puts emergency halt on Trump's new immigration ban U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson on Wednesday said he would put an emergency halt on President Donald Trump's revised travel ban that placed temporary U.S. entry restrictions on refugees and travelers from six Muslim-majority countries A U.S. federal judge in Hawaii has issued an emergency halt to Donald Trump's revised travel ban, just hours before it was set to go into effect.
"15.03.2017 23:00:00" Photos from The Globe and Mail's post Newcomers to Canada learn just how hard curling can be. Together Project matched newcomers with volunteers at Toronto's Royal Canadian Curling Club.
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"15.03.2017 22:08:35" theglobeandmail.com Man barred from NDP leadership race asks court to overrule party Brian Graff, who dabbles in real estate but has been unemployed since 2011, filed an application in the Ontario Superior Court on Wednesday asking that the federal New Democratic Party be required to reconsider its decision A Toronto man who joined the New Democratic Party seven months ago is asking a judge to overturn the party's decision to bar him from becoming a candidate in the current national leadership race, saying the disqualification process was both secretive and
"15.03.2017 21:35:46" theglobeandmail.com Hiring a proposal planner can help you properly pop the question The popularity of hiring a professional to help with an engagement is increasing among the millennial generation who not only want a picture-perfect proposal, but one they can document on social media, says planner Karen Lee "TV shows and social media definitely put on added pressure. It's about easing the process for the groom."
"15.03.2017 21:14:16" theglobeandmail.com Opinion: Canada's elites could use a crash course in populism Canada's political and media establishment have never really understood the movement this country "Canada has had its own past experience with populism – some of it bad, much of it good, but all of it instructive. Given the uprising of populist sentiment in our times, today's politicos and pundits would be wise to revisit and learn from that extensive
"15.03.2017 20:54:00" theglobeandmail.com Opinion: Turkey's spat with the Netherlands: The liberal democratic world is worse off Less than a year ago, these men had difficulty convincing their populations of their platforms. "From Turkey's autocratic President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to the Netherlands' Islamophobic candidate Geert Wilders, leaders have found countless ways to capitalize on the populist and nationalist surges overtaking their countries."
"15.03.2017 20:48:29" Margaret Wente: 'Do unconscious biases really make us behave i... The Globe's Margaret Wente discusses implicit biases and questions whether racism is truly worse today than it was in the past.
"15.03.2017 20:33:18" theglobeandmail.com Today's bells and whistles can shock even the most tech-savvy motorists Manufacturers and dealers are helping new-car owners adjust to the expanded menu of electronic features “There's nothing more frustrating than not being able to get your phone to work in the car, not being able to figure out your favourite radio stations, or having bells and whistles going off which you don't understand.”
"15.03.2017 20:11:36" theglobeandmail.com In victory for auto makers, Trump orders review of vehicle emissions rules Industry has said they are hopeful Trump administration will pursue tax and regulatory policies that would benefit U.S. manufacturers The decision to review the tough U.S. vehicle fuel-efficiency standards put in place by the Obama administration prompted praise from auto industry executives and criticism from Democrats and environmental groups.
"15.03.2017 19:46:45" theglobeandmail.com Canadian charged in Yahoo hacking boasted of extravagant lifestyle Karim Baratov, a 22-year-old Kazakh-Canadian, is alleged to have hacked the accounts of dozens of targets for suspects linked to the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) in exchange for payments of roughly $100 U.S. per account A Hamilton man who bragged recently about buying fancy cars thanks to his hard work and business acumen has been indicted in the United States on allegations that he's part of a massive Russian-directed hacking plot targeting Yahoo! Inc. account holders.
"15.03.2017 19:41:27" The Globe's Bill Curry on what to expect from next week's federal budget
"15.03.2017 19:02:23" theglobeandmail.com Opinion: Why is hazing still happening? They do it because they can University athletic programs must make a commitment which initially will require a line budget item. They have done it for doping control – it can be done for social issues as well. After all, we are in the business of education, not sport Hazing "is a caustic component of a sport culture that needs to change."
"15.03.2017 18:40:39" theglobeandmail.com Fed raises interest rates, continues to project two more increases in 2017 The U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday for the second time in three months Further rate increases would only be “gradual,” the U.S. central bank says.
"15.03.2017 18:04:23" theglobeandmail.com Mason: Can Brian Pallister be an MVP in politics, too? The Manitoba Premier is about to face off with public-sector unions on an already ugly fiscal playing field "While Mr. Pallister has brought some woes on himself – Costa Rica anyone? – he has also inherited a fiscal mess."
"15.03.2017 17:40:52" theglobeandmail.com Canadian watchdog to review banks' sales tactics “We will investigate and enforce any incidence of non-compliance” The review will “focus on” recent allegations in news reports that some front-line staff at large Canadian banks may have broken rules to reach aggressive sales goals. From James Bradshaw
"15.03.2017 17:18:00" theglobeandmail.com Angelina Jolie to teach course at London School of Economics Reports say Jolie will be lecturing as part of a master's program on women, peace and security Angelina Jolie is set to teach a master's course at the prestigious London School of Economics
"15.03.2017 16:51:04" theglobeandmail.com Secret warrant may have caught Russia hacker contact: Roger Stone Roger Stone has acknowledged having a Twitter exchange with Guccifer 2.0, a hacker that U.S. officials believe has ties to Russia Stone is among a handful of Donald J. Trump's associates who are under scrutiny for possible links to Russia during the presidential race.
"15.03.2017 16:28:17" theglobeandmail.com Liberals urged to overhaul parental leave benefits Study says there is a cohort of new parents who don't qualify for benefits Ottawa should consider taking parental benefits out of the employment insurance system and give it a new federal program to ensure that more parents can qualify for benefits, a new study says
"15.03.2017 16:05:13" theglobeandmail.com Canadian among four charged in Yahoo hack The U.S. government on Wednesday is expected to unseal charges against two Russian spies and two criminal hackers for allegedly pilfering 500 million Yahoo user accounts in 2014 Breaking news: Karim Baratov, a resident of Canada, is one of four people including two Russian security officers who have been charged.
"15.03.2017 15:53:50" theglobeandmail.com Death is a booming $1.6-billion industry in Canada Some basics on funeral planning, including tips on pre-arranging a funeral service If you've prepaid for your funeral, why you should check to see if there's some additional costs that your loved ones may not be aware of. From Rob Carrick
"15.03.2017 15:24:29" theglobeandmail.com American Airlines brings back free meals on some flights The decision by the world's biggest airline comes a month after Delta Air Lines announced that it would restore free meals in economy on a dozen long-haul U.S. routes this spring Airlines dropped free sandwiches and other meals in economy on domestic flights after brutal downturns in 2001 and 2008. They have been slow to bring back food despite rising profits, leading to grumbling by some passengers.
"15.03.2017 15:02:36" theglobeandmail.com Vancouver-based metal band denied entry to U.S. for SXSW festival Massive Eye Scar plays heavy metal with Middle Eastern Influences. They were supposed to play two other U.S. gigs Before crossing the border into the U.S., members of Massive Eye Scar had done their homework. They had the same documents they had on previous successful trips. It wasn't enough.
"15.03.2017 14:40:33" theglobeandmail.com Trump's immigration ban, Part II: What we know so far The U.S. President has issued a new executive order to replace a widely criticized immigration ban that foundered in the courts last month. Here's what you need to know A group of states have renewed their effort to block Trump's revised temporary ban on refugees and travelers from several Muslim-majority countries. Find out what this means.
"15.03.2017 14:19:05" theglobeandmail.com Martin: Tory race down to three – and that's the way it will stay This dull contest is not what the Conservative Party wanted, and the process it chose is much to blame Opinion: Maxime Bernier, Kevin O'Leary, and Andrew Scheer are the leading candidates in the Conservative leadership race. And thanks to the format, that's not going to change.
"15.03.2017 14:02:58" Photos from The Globe and Mail's post People in the Netherlands head to the polls after one of the country's most divisive election campaigns in decades.
"15.03.2017 13:56:27" theglobeandmail.com Legal group calls for Ottawa to preserve preliminary inquiries The top court disrupted the criminal-justice system last July by setting time limits on trials — a move that resulted in two men being freed from first-degree murder charges over delay The wait for a preliminary inquiry may take up half the time or more allotted to the entire criminal proceedings.
"15.03.2017 13:30:25" theglobeandmail.com Professor discusses 'family blooper' that led to viral BBC interview Robert Kelly, an American associate professor at Pusan National University in South Korea, had been speaking to the BBC via Skype about the impeachment of president Park Geun-hye, when his daughter marched confidently into his home office “We love our children very much, and we are happy that our family blooper – our family error on television – brought so much laughter to so many people.”
"15.03.2017 13:11:59" theglobeandmail.com Trump's tax returns: What did we learn? A guide to the files and the fallout Two pages from the President's 2005 tax return paint a clearer picture of his finances than the public had before, but there are still unanswered questions – and the way in which the documents were published has stirred controversy Two pages from Trump's 2005 tax return paint a clearer picture of his finances, but there are still unanswered questions – and the way in which the documents were published has stirred controversy.
"15.03.2017 12:50:24" Timeline Photos '2017: Leadership races' Today's editorial cartoon by Brian Gable. More cartoons: http://trib.al/syVUCnl
"15.03.2017 12:25:54" theglobeandmail.com Powerful storm knocks out power, disrupts travel in Maritimes Winds with gusts of over 100 kilometres an hour knocked out power to nearly 60,000 customers in Nova Scotia The worst of the storm has passed, but utility crews are scrambling in an attempt to restore power to nearly 60,000 customers in Nova Scotia.
"15.03.2017 11:55:56" theglobeandmail.com Head of inquiry into residential schools says Ottawa lags on commitments Murray Sinclair, former Truth and Reconciliation Commission chair, says the federal government's actions don't match promises Murray Sinclair, former Truth and Reconciliation Commission chair, says the federal government's actions don't match its promises.
"15.03.2017 11:53:01" theglobeandmail.com Morning update: Today's top stories Also: Trump's 2005 tax returns revealed, McGill admits hazing-free promise hasn't been kept, and Canadian Bar Association wants preliminary inquiries to stay in place Stay informed with our morning newsletter, e-mailed to you each day.
"15.03.2017 11:33:18" theglobeandmail.com Political donations in Canada: A guide to the 'wild west' vs. the rest Here's a primer on what the provincial and federal landscape looks like now, and how it got to be that way. Voters face a patchwork of rules about how they can give money to political parties and candidates, and how much they can give. Here's a breakdown of the system:
"15.03.2017 10:31:31" Timeline Photos Moment in time: March 15, 1901 - Van Gogh's first solo show opens in Paris:
Vincent van Gogh went to his grave in 1890 having sold only one of his roughly 900 paintings. His first-ever solo show didn't come until 11 years after his death, on this day in
"15.03.2017 03:41:38" theglobeandmail.com Rachel Maddow's explosive Trump tax report defused by cheap delays Instead of coming right out with any real revelations from Donald Trump's 2005 tax return, Rachel Maddow and her MSNBC producers teased, toyed, and played their audience "Instead of giving the people what they want – which is essentially Trump's first instinct – [Maddow] played by the rules that have largely doomed cable news, using cheap delay tactics and the worst sort of preambled grandstanding. Trump could not have
"15.03.2017 01:50:26" theglobeandmail.com White House releases 2005 Trump tax info in wake of MSNBC report Trump long insisted the American public wasn't interested in his returns and said little could be learned from them. But Trump's full returns would contain key details about things like his charitable giving and how much he made each year. Donald Trump made more than $150 million in income in 2005 and paid $38 million in income taxes that year. Mr. Trump refused to release his returns during the campaign, breaking a decades-long tradition.
"15.03.2017 01:48:11" theglobeandmail.com Dutch decision day: Netherlands votes in the shadow of divisive politics Results will be closely watched across Europe as an indicator of whether anti-immigrant populism is showing any sign of abating The Netherlands is about to take centre stage in an election that could impact the future of the EU and test the limits of the populist power that led to Brexit and the election of Donald Trump. Here's what you need to know:
"15.03.2017 01:39:06" theglobeandmail.com Hazing-free promise not being upheld by university, McGill admits McGill University acknowledges that rookie athletes were subjected to coercion, excessive drinking and “sexually provocative games” during a hazing ritual in 2015, in the conclusion of an internal investigation that was initiated only a year after the A report from a McGill University investigation into a 2015 hazing incident, released Tuesday, reveals that students at the initiation felt pressure, were humiliated and became sick.
"15.03.2017 01:23:16" theglobeandmail.com Manitoba Premier Pallister says Trump immigration policies contradict U.S. history Manitoba's Premier is calling on the Prime Minister to talk to Mr. Trump about the repercussions of his actions on immigration Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister is urging Justin Trudeau to have a stern chat with Donald Trump about the net effect of his immigration policies.
"15.03.2017 00:57:36" theglobeandmail.com Globe editorial: In B.C., political fundraising reform is coming! Eventually. Maybe Heading into an election in May in a dead heat with the NDP, Liberal Premier Christy Clark has suddenly developed an interest in reforming British Columbia's notorious political fundraising laws. It's an unconvincing conversion. Heading into an election Premier Christy Clark has suddenly developed an interest in reforming B.C.'s notorious political fundraising laws. It's an unconvincing conversion, the Editorial Board writes.
"15.03.2017 00:25:14" theglobeandmail.com Researchers shift focus to prevention of Alzheimer's Alzheimer's drug trials have resulted in a series of disappointments, but instead of starting over, some researchers are optimistic they can stop the disease by changing tack The demand for a drug to stop or slow the progression of Alzheimer's is urgent. Every year, 25,000 Canadians are diagnosed with various forms of dementia, one of the most common of which is Alzheimer's disease.
"14.03.2017 23:56:25" theglobeandmail.com The RCMP needs your help naming their 13 police puppies Children under 14 are eligible to enter the Name the Puppy 2017 contest, and names for the German shepherd pups must begin with K The German shepherd pups will one day grow up to be RCMP police dogs.The only rule for the name? It has to start with a K.
"14.03.2017 23:20:36" theglobeandmail.com Doyle: Anne of Green Gables adaptation is sublimely reinvigorated I am happy to report that Anne (Sunday, CBC, 8 p.m.), the new CBC/Netflix incarnation of Anne of Green Gables, is striking and fresh. Anne, the new CBC/Netflix incarnation of Anne of Green Gables, imagines rather than remembers or reveres previous versions, no matter how beloved they were, John Doyle Critic Writer Soccer writes.
"14.03.2017 22:53:24" theglobeandmail.com What is @realDonaldTrump up to on Twitter? U.S. President Donald Trump has used Twitter to issue threats, berate adversaries, criticize the media and highlight his agenda 140 characters at a time, Donald Trump captivates a country and beyond. But his tweets, ridiculed by many and celebrated by others, perform multiple functions.
"14.03.2017 21:47:29" theglobeandmail.com Trump news today: What you need to know on March 14 We've all seen the United States President Donald Trump's Twitter feuds. With 140 characters or less, Mr. Trump communicates to the world and issue threats, berate adversaries, criticize the media and highlight his agenda. The latest news and updates on U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration
"14.03.2017 21:43:07" theglobeandmail.com Trump's nominee for top trade official targets Canada, softwood lumber dispute President Donald Trump's nominee for United States Trade Representative is promising to get tough with Canada over the long-running softwood lumber dispute and intellectual property laws. Robert Lighthizer told his Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday that dealing with softwood lumber would be “at the top of the list” on bilateral trade if he is confirmed.
"14.03.2017 21:15:19" theglobeandmail.com We are what we ate: Canada's history in cuisines The history of Canada, in food. Canada is a country of provinces and regions and peoples and even nations that don't always share the same culinary traditions, but it's the stories and the food that make up our collective history.
"14.03.2017 21:09:07" theglobeandmail.com Carrick: What's behind the rise in complaints by Canada's bank customers? In the last year couple of years, complaints to third-party agencies that investigate disputes between banks and their clients have risen significantly Along with profits and dividends, customer complaints are rising in the world of big banks. Rob Carrick delves into why:
"14.03.2017 20:45:57" theglobeandmail.com GlaxoSmithKline to pay first female CEO Emma Walmsley less than predecessor Emma Walmsley will be paid an annual base salary of about 1 million pounds ($1.2-million), compared to Andrew Witty's pay of 1.15 million pounds last year Emma Walmsley will be paid an annual base salary of about 1 million pounds ($1.2-million), compared to Andrew Witty's pay of 1.15 million pounds last year.
"14.03.2017 20:22:05" theglobeandmail.com Nigel Wright still under investigation for Duffy payment Wright, former chief of staff to Stephen Harper, gave Duffy $90,000 so he could reimburse the Senate for his disputed expense claims Almost a full year after Mike Duffy was acquitted on 31 charges of fraud, bribery and breach of trust, the man who paid him $90,000 remains under investigation by the federal ethics watchdog:
"14.03.2017 19:57:41" theglobeandmail.com Cab driver acquitted of sex assault no longer licensed to drive taxi in Halifax City says Bassam Al-Rawi's driver's licence expired on Friday Bassam Al-Rawi no longer has a licence to drive a cab in the Halifax area after it expired on Friday.
"14.03.2017 19:35:03" theglobeandmail.com A Senate in need of trust must act quickly on Don Meredith Senate ethics officer Lyse Ricard has filed her report concluding that Senator Don Meredith breached the Senate Ethics and Conflict of Interest Code by engaging in a two-year sexual relationship with a teenage girl. How will the Senate respond? Senators would be wise to take up the public interest and move to expel one of their own from the upper chamber, University of Ottawa professor Adam Dodek writes.
"14.03.2017 19:13:09" theglobeandmail.com SpongeBob creator says he has Lou Gehrig's disease The 55-year-old Hillenburg is a former marine biology teacher Stephen Hillenburg says he will continue to work on the show and his other passions for as long as he's able.
"14.03.2017 18:11:54" theglobeandmail.com Muirfield votes to admit women, gets back in British Open rotation The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, which owns Muirfield and is the world's oldest golf club, held a second postal ballot after members voted last May to retain the male-only policy Muirfield has voted to admit female members for the first time in its 273-year history, paving the way for the Scottish golf club to again host the British Open:
"14.03.2017 17:48:45" theglobeandmail.com Opinion: How technology has turned tellers into sellers CBC's report about a high-pressure sales environment at TD branches reflects how Big Data has changed the customer service relationship "Everyone knows that banking has had a sales culture for a long time. But why does it seem to have become significantly worse over the past five to seven years?"
"14.03.2017 17:39:31" Photos from The Globe and Mail's post "From hell to Hollywood" famed Vietnamese "napalm girl" photographer, Nick Ut, describes his 51 year career with the Associated Press.
His story and photos https://tgam.ca/2mWuIxe
"14.03.2017 16:56:22" theglobeandmail.com Hudson's Bay in talks to buy Neiman Marcus: sources The move comes as Neiman Marcus said it was looking at 'strategic alternatives' which may include a sale of its business. Richard Baker, HBC chairman and a U.S. real estate mogul, has been interested in acquiring Neiman for a while, a source tells Marina Strauss
"14.03.2017 16:16:24" theglobeandmail.com Canadian house prices see record-breaking month Our exclusive data show how house prices are trending in Canada, by city and in your neighbourhood for the cities of Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal and Ottawa National home prices jumped a record-breaking 1 per cent last month, fuelled by “worrisome” price increases in the Greater Toronto Area.
"14.03.2017 15:38:00" Tim Hortons outlets are 'being destroyed' by cost-cutting, letter alleges. From Marina Strauss Subscribers: tgam.ca/tims
"14.03.2017 15:25:57" theglobeandmail.com Medical-marijuana company CEO pushes for stricter cannabis regulation Vic Neufeld, the head of medical-marijuana company Aphria, encourages adopting a pharmaceutical approach to the industry The head of one of Canada's largest medical marijuana companies says recent pesticide recalls have been a “real wake-up call” for the industry:
"14.03.2017 14:54:28" theglobeandmail.com Is your family this crazy about Disney? My family goes every year, my Dad even has the ride-wait app on his phone, which he follows all year long Growing up my friends' eyes would pop when I told them I'd be going to Disney World once again. The funny part is it's not like my brother or I were the ones begging to go every year.
"14.03.2017 14:30:56" theglobeandmail.com When student loans step on your dreams More Canadians are carrying student loans into their 30s and 40s – increasing their debt load and altering their life plans A growing number of graduates are shouldering high levels of student debt into the 30s and 40s – which affect rent and mortgage payments, travel and starting a family. From Report on Business
"14.03.2017 14:02:35" theglobeandmail.com Germany plans to fine social media sites if they don't remove hate speech Failing to comply with proposed new legislation could result in a fine of up to €50-million against an organization If a company such as Facebook failed to comply with the proposed new legislation, they could be fined up to €50-million.
"14.03.2017 13:41:15" theglobeandmail.com McGill hazing incident reveals university ban's shortcomings A McGill University student says he was forced to take part in a booze-soaked hazing ritual by the school's basketball team A McGill basketball player says he was stripped down to his underwear, had vodka poured down his throat and ordered into sexual games with semi-nude female athletes.
"14.03.2017 13:18:10" Timeline Photos It is only on Page 62 of the 63 pages of evidence Swedish prosecutors filed last week in their “aggravated bribery” case against employees of Bombardier Inc. that the name finally appears: “Yakunin” – as in Vladimir Yakunin, the long-time boss of Russian