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"20.02.2017 15:04:28" theglobeandmail.com The Canadian investment idea that busted a mutual-fund monopoly A series about people, products and discoveries that changed the world In 1990, the TSX unveiled the first successful exchange-traded fund, prompting a sea change in the way the world invests.
"20.02.2017 14:43:42" theglobeandmail.com Four areas where Canada can counter the Trump effect To protect Canadian interests, of essential importance will be the development of a co-ordinated, multilevel, private-public partnership to engage with key U.S. constituencies The challenge of engaging with the U.S. political system is a daunting prospect for Canada. A former Canadian ambassador to the U.S. lays out what can be done.
"20.02.2017 14:22:20" theglobeandmail.com Radwanski: In populist winds, the Conservatives' inclusive tent is collapsing In the immediate aftermath of a deadly mosque attack, and amid increased reports of anti-Islamic hate incidents, a good chunk of the Official Opposition has latched onto conspiracy theories about the otherwise rather inconsequential parliamentary Motion The backlash to an anti-Islamophobia motion shows how the Tories' attempt to reinvent themselves is mired in U.S.-style populist wrangling – and it is ugly, Adam Radwanski writes.
"20.02.2017 13:58:15" theglobeandmail.com Clark: Michael Chong's pro-carbon-tax stance could make for a rocky Tory leadership bid The centrepiece of Chong's campaign is a big levy balanced by massive, immediate income-tax cut “Does the party want to win in 2019?” Michael Chong asked. “I think it does. If Conservatives don't have a credible policy on emissions, a credible policy on climate change, we cannot win the 2019 election.”
"20.02.2017 13:38:07" theglobeandmail.com In Mexican cave system, scientists discover life trapped in crystals If confirmed, the find is yet another example of how microbes can survive in extremely punishing conditions on Earth In a Mexican cave system so beautiful and hot that it is called both Fairyland and hell, scientists have discovered life trapped in crystals that could be 50,000 years old.
"20.02.2017 13:17:09" theglobeandmail.com Invanhoe resumes South African mine construction after judge overturns court injunction A judge has overturned an earlier court injunction stopping the Vancouver-based company from exhuming ancestral graves to develop the $1.6-billion platinum mine The judge reversed an earlier court order had halted the exhuming and relocating of dozens of ancestral graves at the site where Ivanhoe Mines is developing a $1.6-billion platinum mine.
"20.02.2017 12:54:50" theglobeandmail.com Carrick: Why a mortgage that leaves room for retirement saving is a must-have In expensive housing markets like Toronto or Vancouver, contributing to your RRSP can take a back seat — and catching-up later isn't the solution it used to be The cost of owning a house and starting a family just might be the lost opportunity to get a good head start on saving for retirement. From Rob Carrick
"20.02.2017 12:16:30" theglobeandmail.com Kraft Heinz withdraws $143-billion offer to merge with Unilever Kraft Heinz Co. withdrew its bid because it felt it was too difficult to negotiate a deal following the public disclosure of its bid so early following its approach to Unilever Kraft had made a surprise offer for Unilever to build a global consumer goods behemoth that was flatly rejected on Friday by Unilever.
"20.02.2017 11:36:09" theglobeandmail.com Going away for the holidays doesn't have to mean missing your workout Even if you're away from the equipment at the gym, there are simple ways to take your exercise regimen with you Being away from home and not having equipment is not a reason – at least not a good one – to skip your workout.
"20.02.2017 11:01:21" theglobeandmail.com Saunders: Our Trump moment might not be so white Could it happen here? No Canadian could have avoided that thought as we watched the Prime Minister hand-wrestle Donald Trump, then lead the White House in an interlude of rictus smiles between outbursts of presidential abomination. Are we going to get Diversity is often seen as a wall against rising populist anger, but the new extremism is just as likely to entrap minority Canadians, Doug Saunders writes.
"20.02.2017 03:55:12" theglobeandmail.com Mason: B.C.'s opioid crisis needs a practical solution, not a politically popular one Premier Christy Clark will undoubtedly try to spin a health-care deal with Ottawa to her political benefit, even though the province was in no position to bargain Premier Christy Clark will undoubtedly try to spin a health-care deal with Ottawa to her political benefit, even though the province was in no position to bargain, Gary Mason writes in Globe British Columbia.
"20.02.2017 03:30:01" theglobeandmail.com Washington prepares to bring North Koreans to U.S. for talks: report The talks would be the clearest indication yet that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants to communicate with the new Trump administration. Preparations are under way to bring senior North Korean officials to the United States for talks with former U.S. officials, the first such meeting in more than five years.
"20.02.2017 03:06:17" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau can no longer say he has the West in his heart While the rest of the world was raining (rightful) condemnation on President Donald Trump for his Muslim ban, many Canadians probably didn't notice that Mr. Trudeau didn't do a town hall in Vancouver. "If actions speak louder than words, then Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's smiling silence says more about his 'deep roots in B.C' than any well-crafted ad."
"20.02.2017 02:44:58" theglobeandmail.com 'We have to go to Canada, the U.S. is no good': Influx of refugees fleeing U.S. is putting Ottawa to the test The Liberals' commitment to welcoming asylum seekers is tested as migrants walk into Canada at an unguarded section of the U.S. border in Manitoba Refugees have been crossing an unguarded section of the Canadian border in northwest Minnesota, pictured below, on an almost daily basis for months now. This is their story:
"20.02.2017 02:23:18" theglobeandmail.com Trump vows to reboot immigration policy with new order The U.S. President told supporters Saturday he was moving to 'keep radical Islamic terrorists the hell out of our country' Mr. Trump is set to issue a new edict clamping down on immigrants and refugees in a bid to put back on track a signature policy that drew mass protests and was eventually derailed by the courts.
"20.02.2017 01:58:15" theglobeandmail.com Fearing 'rough ride,' scientists stage show of defiance against Trump Organizers describe Boston protest as a momentum builder for a planned national 'march for science' in Washington in April Thousands of scientists and their supporters flooded into Boston's Copley Square on Sunday in a show of defiance against a President they fear will exclude science from federal policy making and hobble U.S. research with funding cuts.
"20.02.2017 01:36:41" theglobeandmail.com How the federal government is trying to save the 'birthplace' of Canada Chris Hannay explains what the costly and complicated reno work involves In 1864, Canada's journey to nationhood began in a stately building that's now in serious disrepair – and while PEI owns Province House, Ottawa's on the hook to fix it
"19.02.2017 23:47:01" theglobeandmail.com What to watch for in the coming federal budget As we near the 2017 federal budget, tax expert Tim Cestnick shares what could be the key themes and potential changes From tax relief for angel investors to an increase in support for Indigenous people, here are some potential measures Canadians may see. From Report on Business
"19.02.2017 23:30:00" Mulroney sings at Mar-a-Lago, prompts praise for Canada from T... Former prime minister Brian Mulroney gets a standing ovation for singing "When Irish Eyes are Smiling" during a cancer benefit at Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate. For more: https://tgam.ca/2laFT3V
"19.02.2017 23:22:44" Photos from Jays spring training. Josh Donaldson sidelined with calf injury. https://tgam.ca/2mcE5oO
"19.02.2017 23:14:29" theglobeandmail.com White House mulls changes to trade deficit calculations that would bolster its political arguments The main idea being discussed is whether to exclude 're-exports' from the calculations of U.S. exports By using a new metric that widens the trade deficit, it could give Mr. Trump the political leverage to make sweeping changes to trade deals such as NAFTA.
"19.02.2017 22:12:46" theglobeandmail.com Faced with an unexpected severance package? Get help This is definitely the time for unbiased help from an accountant, a lawyer or a fee-based financial planner Whether it's a pension or a severance package or both, determining how to manage that money can be a daunting process. From Report on Business
"19.02.2017 21:39:19" theglobeandmail.com Jerry Stackhouse thrilled to coach D-League Raptors 905 team The former NBA all-star says he 'always gravitated to helping the younger players.' The two-time all-star, who retired in 2013, has made no secret about wanting an NBA head-coaching job. The path he's taking through the D-League isn't typical for a former star player, but don't be surprised if others start to follow it.
"19.02.2017 21:19:04" theglobeandmail.com How the couple behind Come From Away created a Canadian musical hit For Valentine's Day week, here's a love story, times two. Come From Away creators David Hein and Irene Sankoff struggled as artists, found each other as life and business partners and became the dynamic duo of the Canadian musical.
"19.02.2017 20:56:33" theglobeandmail.com Mulroney draws praise for Canada, Trudeau from Trump at Mar-a-Lago Donald Trump Trump expressed praise for Canada and Justin Trudeau Saturday night after Brian Mulroney got a standing ovation for singing When Irish Eyes are Smiling during a cancer benefit at the president's Florida estate After singing, Mr. Mulroney was told by Donald J. Trump that “relationships are just great between Canada and the United States. Justin had a terrific trip down to Washington.”
"19.02.2017 20:34:07" theglobeandmail.com Jim Prentice's Triple Crown, reviewed: A vision for Canada's energy sector Jim Prentice, who died in a plane crash last October, was a prominent lawyer, business leader and politician who served as a key cabinet minister in Stephen Harper's Conservative government and as the 16th premier of Alberta. In a posthumous book, more disquisition than memoir, the late Jim Prentice lays out his vision for the country's energy sector.
"19.02.2017 20:11:19" theglobeandmail.com Rap duo Run the Jewels thrive on dialogue, humour How do you know your path has diverged? In 2015, Brooklyn rapper-producer El-P became the unintentional face of a conspiracy theory when he posted a series of tweets about the Berenstain Bears. He, like many others, had been convinced the teachable-moment At the tender age of 41, the duo nabbed their first Billboard No. 1 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart with their latest release Run the Jewels 3.
"19.02.2017 19:45:22" theglobeandmail.com Muslim group alarmed by small 'hateful gathering' outside Toronto mosque while people prayed inside The National Council of Canadian Muslims says the demonstration was a clear attempt to intimidate the Muslim community The protest happened only a few weeks after six men were killed at a Quebec City mosque and comes as Parliament debates a motion condemning Islamophobia and racism.
"19.02.2017 19:24:24" theglobeandmail.com How the foreign buyer tax could endanger B.C.'s housing windfall B.C. Premier Christy Clark promises the budget her government will introduce on Tuesday will include a financial gift to the province's taxpayers. One of B.C.'s most lucrative sources of revenue, the property transfer tax, is showing signs of weakening just as the province prepares its pre-election budget.
"19.02.2017 19:03:06" theglobeandmail.com Swedes scratch heads, ridicule Trump over 'last night in Sweden' remarks Trump's remarks prompted a barrage of social media reaction, and a local newspaper published a list of events that happened on Friday that appeared to have no connection to any terror-like activity At a rally in Florida on Saturday, Mr. Trump's comments regarding past terror attacks in Europe sparked confusion when he said to “look what's happening last night in Sweden."
"19.02.2017 18:37:29" theglobeandmail.com Taylor: Oscar voters staring down a heavily political decision As in a political campaign, the pundits also parse the polls – or in this case, the results of earlier awards programs that are considered reliable predictors of Oscar outcomes – and feed information on voter behaviour back to the voters themselves. Yes, An Academy Award win is about more than artistic merit. It's about humanity, Kate Taylor writes.
"19.02.2017 18:16:26" theglobeandmail.com Dragons' Den prepares for an 12th season of deals and disappointment Now in its 12th season, Dragons' Den still pulls in about 600,000 viewers an episode. If that's a fraction of its historic best ratings, it's back in the news now that Kevin O'Leary, who made for an especially sharp-tongued Dragon during his eight seasons Entering its 12th season, Dragons' Den is still drawing hundreds of aspiring entrepreneurs and hundreds of thousands of viewers.
"19.02.2017 17:51:08" theglobeandmail.com SpaceX rocket launches from historic NASA pad in Florida It was the first flight from NASA's legendary Launch Complex 39A since the shuttle program ended almost six years ago It was the first flight from NASA's legendary Launch Complex 39A since the shuttle program ended almost six years ago, and SpaceX's first liftoff from Florida since a rocket explosion last summer.
"19.02.2017 17:27:58" theglobeandmail.com New Trump tower a beacon of controversy in multicultural Vancouver Protests are being planned on social media to greet Trump's sons, Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump, at the grand opening Feb. 28 “It's a beacon of intolerance. It's a beacon of sexism and bullying. That's just not Vancouver.”
"19.02.2017 17:03:21" theglobeandmail.com M-103: Canadian Muslims need this showing of solidarity The trouble with opposition to this motion is that it ignores the sad truth that Muslims are far too often vilified and painted with a broad, derogatory brush "Much has been made this week of something that should have been a simple gesture to a community in mourning." From Globe Opinion
"19.02.2017 16:39:04" theglobeandmail.com Know your digital privacy rights: Concern raised over searches at U.S. border crossings Watchdog groups are concerned that U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents are searching phones, other digital devices of international travellers at border checkpoints in U.S. airports Here are some things to know about the searches and your privacy rights.
"19.02.2017 16:17:28" theglobeandmail.com Canada the contradiction: What have our blessed lives cost other people? As Canada turns 150, Denise Balkissoon reflects on how her perceptions of this country have changed, and what it taught her As Canada turns 150, Denise Balkissoon reflects on how her perceptions of this country have changed, and what it taught her.
"19.02.2017 15:55:07" theglobeandmail.com Breaking down Canada's health-care silos: More money isn't the answer As health ministers exert public pressure on Ottawa to loosen the purse strings, they should learn from innovations – and their own experiences after the 2004 accord – and take steps to change how they direct their health-care spending, rather than simply "As aging Canadians with multiple chronic diseases bounce from one health-care silo to another, from hospital to the community and back again, nobody holds accountability for their safe journey across these settings." From Globe Opinion
"19.02.2017 15:33:55" theglobeandmail.com Rethinking King Street: Is Toronto ready to move forward? Who is a street for? For people in cars, or for everyone? A bold pilot project would give priority to streetcars and pedestrians at the expense of private vehicles.
"19.02.2017 14:57:28" theglobeandmail.com Former PEI convent is born again as a luxury hotel On a recent visit to her former Notre Dame convent, Sister Elizabeth Dunn surveys the dramatic transformation that's under way here at the cherished downtown landmark. The heritage building in Charlottetown is being transformed into high-end accommodation for tourists and business travellers. Developers have faith they're meeting a growing need.
"19.02.2017 14:27:38" theglobeandmail.com Toronto parents upset with delays for free preschool speech-therapy program Laura Boudreau's precocious first child began talking early. She expected her second to do the same, but instead she and her husband waited and waited for Miller to say his first word. Frustration mounts as some afflicted children are forced to wait as long as 11 months before seeing a specialist during the most crucial time in their development.
"19.02.2017 13:29:42" theglobeandmail.com How Canada's Royal Conservatory uses tech to teach brain-boosting music lessons to kids The Toronto-based organization's new Smart Start app uses psychological principles to help parents get more cognitive benefits out of the songs they sing with their babies Want your toddler to listen? A psychology professor at McMaster University says putting on some music and bouncing your toddler to the beat could do the trick.
"19.02.2017 12:27:38" theglobeandmail.com Boxing classes will have you floating like a butterfly, but they can sting like a bee In this series, fitness pros investigate how exercise trends measure up to the hype. In these stressful times, the hour-long workout may be exactly what you need to burn off that anxious energy.
"19.02.2017 11:59:25" theglobeandmail.com Heavy snowfall may increase risk of heart attack in men: study Men may be at increased risk for a fatal heart attack after a major snowstorm hits, a Canadian study suggests. Compared with periods without any snow, the Canadian study finds men were 16 per cent more likely to have a heart attack and 34 per cent more likely to die from a heart attack.
"19.02.2017 11:21:14" theglobeandmail.com Watergate, Iran-Contra, Lewinsky: Past scandals offer lessons for Trump's Russia saga Mr. Trump's imbroglio carries echoes of controversies that have hobbled some of his predecessors. Those previous scandals hold both warning and comfort for the 45th U.S. president: only once have investigations actually ended a president's term, but in Trump's imbroglio carries echoes of controversies that have hobbled some of his predecessors. Here are some takeaways from past presidential scandals:
"19.02.2017 11:00:57" theglobeandmail.com With Beijing, it's never just about free trade China sees FTAs as a geopolitical strategy, good not just for enhancing economic interests but advancing its long-term foreign-policy goals Canadians must demand transparency and an honest debate on what we are getting into with China, Charles Burton writes.
"19.02.2017 02:29:53" theglobeandmail.com Mexico could end drug, security co-operation if Trump pushes trade terms, Economy Minister warns In an interview with The Globe and Mail, Mexican economy minister Ildefonso Guajardo said if the U.S. imposes unfavourable terms of trade then Mexico may retaliate by ceasing to co-operate on drug enforcement, migration control, security and intelligence Mexico could stop co-operating on drugs, migration, security and intelligence if Donald J. Trump pushes trade terms, Mexico's Economy Minister warns.
"19.02.2017 02:01:23" theglobeandmail.com Parkinson's patients don the gloves to box away their symptoms The program is a partnership between Parkinson Alberta and Boxing Alberta, and has proved to relieve symptoms of the neurological illness, which has no known cause or cure. In their fight to live, Parkinson's patients in Edmonton are take to the ring to quell symptoms of their disease.
"19.02.2017 01:23:31" theglobeandmail.com Might mandatory retirement come back with 70 as the new 65? If millennials feel stymied by baby boomers, they could become a new force behind a return to mandatory retirement, UVic academic suggests It used to be workers expected to retire from their jobs at 65, whether they wanted to or not. Now, that's no longer the case. But it could change.
"19.02.2017 00:58:10" theglobeandmail.com How community land trusts could help build affordable Vancouver housing How community land trusts could help build affordable housing in Vancouver A $25-million piece of land sold for $10 and it might provide an important new option in the escalating struggle over housing.
"19.02.2017 00:35:59" theglobeandmail.com Ketamine offers new hope for patients with severe depression Ketamine, introduced in the 1960s as an anesthetic, is most often used by veterinarians but is sometimes given to patients in emergency departments or in surgery to relieve their pain or sedate them. It can be administered in a number of ways – Inspired by promising research into ketamine's therapeutic effects, people are swapping strategies online on how to use the drug to ease their despair. Could 'Special K' be a panacea for depression?
"19.02.2017 00:06:23" theglobeandmail.com Will 'The Great Wall' cement China's role in the global film industry? The studios who backed The Great Wall leaned on all the Hollywood trappings: a giant budget, tightly choreographed fight scenes, big-name stars, Oscar-winning designers and computer-generated monsters. Sino-Hollywood's most expensive co-production of all time seeks to break down barriers between East and West, but the film once again shows that lofty goal may be easier said than done.
"18.02.2017 22:42:26" theglobeandmail.com Businesses in Banff, Alberta brace for surge of visitors “Everything is hitting in our favour right now,” says Mike Mendelman, chief executive officer of the Banff Hospitality Collective, which owns numerous Banff restaurants, night clubs, and a distillery. They're gearing up for a banner year as numerous factors drive tourists to the mountain town, including the federal government's offer of free admission to all national parks to mark Canada's 150th anniversary.
"18.02.2017 21:50:03" theglobeandmail.com Off gluten? Be careful of becoming a glutton for rice Arsenic in rice and rice-based foods presents a potential health risk Eating a gluten-free diet that's based on rice products could be exposing you to higher levels of arsenic, a compound linked to adverse health effects.
"18.02.2017 21:27:16" theglobeandmail.com A diplomatic guide to planning a vacation with friends Here is how my friends and I approximate democracy: seven of us, sitting in an east-end Toronto basement, cornering a lone pal and screaming at the top of our lungs about how dumb it'd be to go to Walt Disney World. At a loss for how to plan a trip for a group of poorly organized adults without killing each other? Establish a proper voting process.
"18.02.2017 21:07:06" theglobeandmail.com Will driverless cars change retirement? Only if wary seniors embrace them It remains to be seen whether seniors will be early adopters of full automation in a vehicle, researchers say Senior citizens, especially those with mobility challenges, are among the key demographics being floated to benefit from autonomous vehicles.
"18.02.2017 20:46:34" theglobeandmail.com The ultimate cheese read: Oxford publishes first major reference book At 849 pages, the Oxford Companion still only scratches the washed-rind surface of over 1,000 years of artisinal craftsmanship and cultural obsession, writes Ian Brown Oxford does cheese, from A to Z
"18.02.2017 19:43:32" theglobeandmail.com Norma McCorvey, known as 'Roe' in Roe vs. Wade abortion ruling, dies at 69 McCorvey died on Saturday morning of heart failure at an assisted living home in Katy, Texas, Joshua Prager, a journalist who is writing a book about the decision, said in an email. Ms. McCorvey's lawsuit, filed under the pseudonym Jane Roe, resulted in the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision that established a woman's right to an abortion.
"18.02.2017 19:01:16" theglobeandmail.com Photographer captures migrants' rush across Canada-U.S. border People seeking refugee status have been pouring over the Canada-U.S. border as the United States looks to tighten its policies on refugees and illegal immigrants One by one they scrambled across the snowy gully separating the two countries. RCMP officers watching from the other side helped them up, lifting the younger children and asking a woman, who leaned on her fellow passenger as she walked, if she needed
"18.02.2017 18:42:34" theglobeandmail.com David Armitage's Civil Wars, reviewed: A magisterial history of conflict A Harvard historian with an excellent track record of incisive historical autopsies, Armitage frames his latest work as an attempt to trace the ideological roots of modern civil warfare. The question of what exactly constitutes such conflicts occupies the bulk of David Armitage's concise and immaculately sourced new book.
"18.02.2017 18:20:47" theglobeandmail.com How Sixties Scoop survivor Marcia Brown Martel fought for justice and found her family again There are no records left to explain why Marcia Brown Martel had to be taken from her family when she was a four-year-old growing up in an aboriginal community in northeastern Ontario. She was taken away as a child by a policy that separated Indigenous children in Ontario from their families. Now a chief in her community, she's at the centre of a court ruling that calls on the government to right a wrong that's haunted her and others
"18.02.2017 17:58:19" theglobeandmail.com Where Canadian tourists flock to in the Caribbean Canada, normally a robust market for the Caribbean tourism region, recorded a decrease in visits last year for the first time since 1994, which was only the second decline since 1982. The 3.3 million arrivals from Canada in 2016 represented a 3.4-per-cent The Dominican Republic, Cuba and Jamaica top the leader board.
"18.02.2017 17:36:26" theglobeandmail.com Globe editorial: It's time for Quebec to kill Bill 62, and stop targeting religious minorities If the PQ and the CAQ want to campaign on a platform that has been thoroughly exposed as dangerous, divisive and discriminatory, well, let them. Mr. Couillard and his party should put it behind them once and for all, and keep moving forward. The bill to ban headgear on some public employees no longer makes any sense at all, the Editorial Board writes.
"18.02.2017 17:09:17" theglobeandmail.com Toronto Mayor John Tory claims a middle course for city spending despite criticism Toronto Mayor John Tory's sales pitch, repeated several times as his 2017 budget neared a vote this week, was that if critics on the “fringes of council's right” wanted a property-tax freeze and those on its left wanted a larger tax hike, his middle Tory's operating budget raises transit fares and user fees and pumps some money into the Toronto Transit Commission and Toronto Community Housing.
"18.02.2017 16:47:32" theglobeandmail.com In the foothills of Alberta, a plan to build an enclave of world-class architecture A 750-square foot home in the foothills of Alberta is attracting international attention as an exemplary piece of architecture. Developer Ian MacGregor is building an community of modern architecture, and drawing from an international menu of top designers
"18.02.2017 16:26:44" theglobeandmail.com Southey: Tough luck, pundits: Everyone should get a ribbon I see their columns and their comments, their Facebook posts and their tweets. It seems a lot of people are spending a lot of their time thinking about ribbons and the distribution thereof. The inappropriate awarding of ribbons has apparently been the Ever since people started getting awards just for participating, society has – apparently – crumbled. But everyone, from winners to whiners, deserves a prize because, as it turns out, they're pretty meaningless, Tabatha Southey writes.
"18.02.2017 16:05:31" theglobeandmail.com Gee: As a sales venue, the Beer Store has gone flat Marcus Gee asks: What earthly reason is there to have a whole chain of stores to sell a sudsy beverage that is safe to consume in moderate quantities? "Is there anything more absurd than the Beer Store?"
"18.02.2017 15:44:27" theglobeandmail.com The evolution of the parka: From survival garment to generic coat Parka life Once a survival garment imbued with meaning, the coat's design is now ubiquitous. Still, it remains a crucial item in the winter wardrobe.
"18.02.2017 15:24:14" theglobeandmail.com Alberta Premier Notley to discuss cross-border trade in Washington “With protectionism on the rise in the U.S., an export-driven economy like ours has to advocate for its interests in both Ottawa and Washington, using every means available,” Notley said Friday. Rachel Notley says she plans to meet with political and industry leaders and members of think tanks while in Washington.
"18.02.2017 15:02:06" theglobeandmail.com Something's brewing: Canada warms up to luxury tea market The thought of someone paying almost $3,000 for tea, however rare, might seem decadent even though tea, like fine wine or spirits, exists at all price points that depend on similar factors, from terroir to Mother Nature's whims. Tea is the second-most consumed beverage in the world, and sales are continuing to increase with the market well-positioned to capitalize on a growing thirst for luxury blends.
"18.02.2017 14:38:10" theglobeandmail.com From El Salvador's violence to a tenuous toehold in Trump's America The first time Fernando Avila left home in El Salvador in the care of a coyote, he was caught in Mexico, detained, and sexually molested in a jail. He was 14. On his next attempt to go north, he was again caught in Mexico and deported. On his third try, In 2015, Stephanie Nolen chronicled a 14-year-old's attempts to flee the violence of El Salvador for a new life in the U.S. Reconnecting with him in the United States, she finds a young man whose future has been thrown into question once again.
"18.02.2017 14:16:25" theglobeandmail.com Pride Toronto hires its first black female executive director The much-anticipated hire comes after nearly eight months of turmoil sparked by a Black Lives Matter Toronto protest at July's Pride Parade, which was followed by the resignation of executive director Mathieu Chantelois weeks later. Olivia Nuamah, who has a wealth of community experience, will take the reins of the organization at a crucial moment.
"18.02.2017 13:47:32" theglobeandmail.com Study linking vitamin D to reduced cold and flu risk is too good to be true Most of the research on vitamin D is conflicting and inconsistent, and the new study linking it to a reduced risk of respiratory infections is no exception You may want to hold off before you run out to stock your medicine cabinet with vitamin D tablets.
"18.02.2017 13:25:39" theglobeandmail.com How an Afghan refugee's path to freedom took another twist in France When Mikahil Akbary left Afghanistan more than 18 months ago, France was about the last destination he had in mind. When Mark MacKinnon reported on the story of Mikahil Akbary in 2015, the Afghan refugee had found a tentative new home in Switzerland, and was holding fast to his dream of a life, one day, in Canada. Then, the winds of fate began to blow once more.
"18.02.2017 13:01:19" theglobeandmail.com How Canada's Royal Conservatory uses tech to teach brain-boosting music lessons to kids The Smart Start app is based on interactive music classes that the Royal Conservatory began offering in 2015, with curriculum developed by its Marilyn Thomson Early Childhood Education Centre. When researchers tracked about 100 participants over the first The organization's new Smart Start app uses psychological principles to help parents get more cognitive benefits out of the songs they sing with their babies.
"18.02.2017 12:04:26" theglobeandmail.com Why Donald Trump needs immigration In his quest to boost economic growth, Donald Trump would be wise to consider doing the unthinkable: embrace immigration. He has ambitious economic goals. Tighter immigration policy won't help
"18.02.2017 11:02:17" theglobeandmail.com Hundreds of Mexicans form 'human wall' to protest Trump's border plans Hundreds of people in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez gathered on the edge of the Rio Grande river on Friday to form a “human wall” to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's plans for a wall between the countries. Demonstrators stood along the U.S. border, waving colourful pieces of cloth in a move organizers say is meant to join the two countries, rather than divide them.
"18.02.2017 03:58:31" theglobeandmail.com B.C.'s Highway 1 to see $469-million in upgrades Federal and B.C. governments funding improvements to two stretches of Highway 1 through southeastern B.C. The federal government is contributing $222 million of the total cost and B.C.'s share is set at $247 million. The project is expected to create 1,400 jobs. From Globe British Columbia
"18.02.2017 03:33:40" theglobeandmail.com CN develops technology that could make bitumen transportation safer Rail company files patent for packets which transform bitumen into mostly solid dry good by infusing it with polymer The technology would turn bitumen into a mostly solid dry good by mixing and wrapping it with polymer. In the event of an accident, the packets would not explode, leak, or sink in water, CN says.
"18.02.2017 03:07:07" theglobeandmail.com Ontario isn't moving fast enough to track foreign buyers: observers Last year, Toronto overtook Vancouver to become the most sought-after Canadian city for Chinese home buyers searching the property listing service Juwai.com, peaking in August just after British Columbia announced the tax aimed at curbing the public In the months since B.C. began taxing international buyers 15-per-cent extra on homes in and around Vancouver, those marketing Canadian real estate overseas have shifted their focus to Toronto.
"18.02.2017 03:06:07" theglobeandmail.com Top CWHL teams from Calgary and Montreal in first-place showdown The Inferno, at 19-3-0, leads Montreal (16-4-2) by four points. The two teams ran away from the pack this season with second-half surges. The final weekend of the season sees the Calgary Inferno and Les Canadiennes meet in Calgary with first place on the line.
"18.02.2017 02:46:47" theglobeandmail.com Adventures in putting things off, from a first-class procrastinator Defer, delay, dawdle, demur No matter what you call it, he was a first-class procrastinator. Until he put things off one too many times.
"18.02.2017 02:22:06" theglobeandmail.com Germany bans talking doll Cayla, citing security risk The Federal Network Agency recommended that parents who bought the doll for their children destroy it. A talking doll named Cayla has been banned by German authorities because the software inside her could be hacked, posing a security risk and allowing personal data to be revealed.
"18.02.2017 01:52:29" theglobeandmail.com Fake pills containing fentanyl seized as 12 charged in Ottawa drug bust Seven men and five women were arrested Thursday in an investigation that began last September, Ottawa police say A dozen Ottawa residents are facing a total of more than 130 charges after a drug investigation related to the trafficking of counterfeit pills containing the deadly opioid fentanyl.
"18.02.2017 01:25:55" theglobeandmail.com Trump calls media 'the enemy of the American people' The U.S. President has repeatedly accused the political press of being dishonest and publishing 'fake news' He specifically cited a series of news outlets, naming The New York Times, NBC, ABC, CBS and CNN.
"18.02.2017 01:03:58" theglobeandmail.com Why I turned down a $100,000 deal on Shark Tank A few weeks ago, I went from being Lisa Binderow, yoga teacher turned entrepreneur and mom-to-be, to contestant and survivor of ABC's Shark Tank Barbara Corcoran made me an offer for 40 percent of my business. "Under those hot lights and with the cameras rolling, I had a moment of clarity ... I didn't start a business looking to reach some inflated valuation only to sell to a VC and have a ping-pong table in a fancy lofted office." From Report on Business
"18.02.2017 00:22:31" theglobeandmail.com Conrad Black drops defamation suit against journalist and publisher The case was unusual not just because Black – an author and former newspaper proprietor with a famously combative disposition – was suing a fellow journalist, but also because he targeted his own publisher in the suit. The former news baron quietly dropped a $3-million defamation lawsuit against a Canadian investigative reporter last month, putting an end to a fight which dragged on for almost four years.
"17.02.2017 23:57:20" Photos from The Globe and Mail's post More families walk across the U.S.-Canada border into Hemmingford, Que. on Friday. People are crossing the U.S. border into Canada illegally, with the largest increase being recorded in Quebec. The Canada Border Services Agency says 452 people made a
"17.02.2017 23:53:47" theglobeandmail.com Adviser fees may leave people 'doubly shocked' But those who seek to go the DIY route should consider a few potential obstacles, experts say “Some of the fees being disclosed are going to shock the heck out of a number of people, who will be doubly shocked when they find out what the real full-meal-deal fee would be.” From Report on Business
"17.02.2017 23:20:50" theglobeandmail.com Dwarf planet Ceres boasts organic compounds, raising prospect of life Ceres is the largest object in the asteroid belt, located between Mars and Jupiter “The discovery indicates that the starting material in the solar system contained the essential elements, or the building blocks, for life.”
"17.02.2017 22:56:06" theglobeandmail.com General Motors going it alone to invest in Canadian operations GM is making a $554-million investment in several Ontario plants as part of a four-year labour agreement with Unifor The $554-million investment that General Motors Co. is making in its Canadian operations will be done without government financial support.
"17.02.2017 22:45:30" theglobeandmail.com Toronto middle school bans use of cellphones in classrooms, hallways A Toronto middle school is banning the use of cellphones in classrooms and hallways after it found that the devices were interrupting lessons and being used inappropriately. Earl Grey Senior Public School is restricting students' use of cellphones to lunch time, but they will not be permitted to access social media, take photos and videos, or text.
"17.02.2017 22:23:08" theglobeandmail.com York Trustee Nancy Elgie steps down over racial-slur controversy A York Region District School Board trustee, who was embroiled in controversy for using a racial slur, has stepped down Ms. Elgie came under fire for using a racial slur to refer to a black parent. In a YouTube video, she said she was stepping down from her position.
"17.02.2017 22:08:06" theglobeandmail.com Douglas Garland sentenced to 75 years before parole in Calgary triple-murder case Justice David Gates says Douglas Garland carried out the murders with 'meticulous planning and precision' A jury convicted Mr. Garland of three counts of first-degree murder for the 2014 deaths of Alvin and Kathy Liknes and their five-year-old grandson Nathan O'Brien.
"17.02.2017 21:54:21" theglobeandmail.com Former prime minister Blair urges Britons to 'rise up' against Theresa May's Brexit plan Blair says PM Theresa May must be challenged Tony Blair issued a battle cry against a so-called 'hard Brexit,' calling on voters, businesses and campaigners to “rise up” and back a coordinated effort to temper the terms of, or even halt, Britain's EU exit.
"17.02.2017 21:24:06" theglobeandmail.com UBC sets interviews for Creative Writing chair after Steven Galloway suspension Thalia Field, Brian Leung and Alix Ohlin are all in the running to be the new chair of the department at the Vancouver university Mr. Galloway was fired last year for breach of trust after a months-long investigation into allegations of misconduct, including sexual harassment and sexual assault.
"17.02.2017 21:03:12" theglobeandmail.com Syrian rescue workers nominated for Oscars get visas to attend awards ceremony Raed Saleh, the leader of the White Helmets, and cinematographer Khaled Khatib have both obtained visas “The White Helmets" gives a glimpse of the daily lives of the civilian Syrian Civil Defense, whose members volunteer as rescue workers in the war-ravaged country.
"17.02.2017 20:32:04" theglobeandmail.com Trump's team in disarray, U.S. Senator John McCain tells Europe McCain tells Munich Security Conference that Flynn's resignation reflects deep problems in Washington European governments have been unsettled by the signals sent by Trump on a range of foreign policy issues ranging from NATO and Russia to Iran, Israel and European integration.
"17.02.2017 20:10:11" theglobeandmail.com Former campaign manager Kouvalis still on campaign team for Tory leadership, Leitch says Nick Kouvalis resigned earlier this month as Leitch's campaign manager, but is now a volunteer, Leitch says Mr. Kouvalis resigned earlier this month, announcing he had become a “distraction to the campaign” following a string of controversies related to his online behaviour. From Laura Stone
"17.02.2017 19:43:40" theglobeandmail.com Jose Bautista says he has nothing to prove this season with the Blue Jays In spite of an off-season that did not go exactly as planned, Jays slugger Jose Bautisa is not full of vitriol "I'm here to play, I'm here to have a healthy season and have fun, enjoy it, enjoy my teammates and try to win games. Whatever happens, happens.”
"17.02.2017 18:40:50" theglobeandmail.com Woman linked to Kim Jong-nam attack thought it was a prank: police North Korean diplomats in Malaysia have requested custody of Kim Jong-nam's body, but the body remains under guard in a Malaysian morgue “She was not aware that it was an assassination attempt by alleged foreign agents.”
"17.02.2017 18:10:56" theglobeandmail.com Airbnb's CMO reflects on 'marketing that matters' Firm's chief marketing officer on ad strategy, expanding travel services and help from 'influencers' "I don't believe that any of the brands that had culturally significant messages in the Super Bowl this year were actually taking political stands." From Report on Business
"17.02.2017 17:49:24" theglobeandmail.com British Columbia lands federal health-care funding deal B.C.'s agreement includes $10-million to fund the response to the opioid crisis, which killed more than 900 people in the province last year British Columbia has reached a health-care funding deal with Ottawa, weeks after the province's health minister condemned Ottawa's “divide and conquer” approach following similar agreements elsewhere. From Globe British Columbia
"17.02.2017 17:27:36" theglobeandmail.com Renzetti: A motion to quell anti-Muslim hate shouldn't be up for debate, but here we are The tenor of the evidence-free, alarmist and manufactured controversy over a very simple, good idea suggests the anti-discrimination motion is definitely needed "It's a motion, not a bill, not a law, not proposed legislation. It has no power to change our Charter of Rights and Freedoms, to silence expression, or to have sharia courts convened outside every Tim Hortons."
"17.02.2017 16:59:01" theglobeandmail.com The shameful reality of racist backlash to Netflix's Dear White People The release of the trailer for the new Netflix series, based on a 2014 film of the same name, has prompted calls for a #NoNetflix boycott “I'll be damned if I allow for someone else's pain to become my prison. No. That particular American tradition had been endured by enough generations.”
"17.02.2017 16:38:39" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau, Merkel diverge in response to Trump's NATO spending call Prime Minister offered no firm timelines on increasing defence spending after U.S. urged NATO allies to boost contributions Canada and Germany are both pledging to boost defence spending, but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is not offering the same firm promises as his German counterpart.
"17.02.2017 16:15:03" theglobeandmail.com Should I speak out when I see swastika tattoos? Time only moves in one direction, so stop lashing yourself thinking about how you should have said something, David Eddie writes David Eddie talks about 'l'esprit de l'escalier' when answering a question about a reader's reluctance to confront a man with swastika tattoos.
"17.02.2017 15:51:01" theglobeandmail.com Alberta bears, Toronto raccoons among animals featured in Planet Earth II The six-part series, which was filmed in 40 countries, debuts Saturday on BBC Earth That raccoon you chased away from your garbage bin may be a TV star.
"17.02.2017 15:28:46" theglobeandmail.com Trump weighs using National Guard troops to round up illegal immigrants: draft memo Draft memo outlines proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops A draft memo outlines a Donald J. Trump administration proposal under consideration to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants
"17.02.2017 15:25:06" theglobeandmail.com Toronto bar owner settles legal dispute over partner's debts A continuing legal action brought by Royal Bank of Canada against the owner of a popular downtown Toronto bar has come to an end. The conclusion to a quintessential cautionary tale for friends who go into business together, without knowing about their legal obligations if something goes wrong.
"17.02.2017 15:01:54" theglobeandmail.com Unfounded sexual assault cases: A human-rights issue Addressing systemic police discrimination is hard work, and affects not only sexual violence victims but indigenous Canadians, minority communities and those with mental-health disabilities Addressing systemic police discrimination is hard work, and affects not only sexual violence victims but indigenous Canadians, minority communities and those with mental-health disabilities.
"17.02.2017 14:35:52" theglobeandmail.com Trump says he's considering four people for national security adviser Acting national security adviser Keith Kellogg is among those being considered for the post Trump had offered the job to retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward, who turned it down.
"17.02.2017 14:14:23" Timeline Photos Moment in time: Feb. 17, 1966 - Take one on Good Vibrations:
The sixties had been good to Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys, but by 1965, he was ready to put the group's surfing-themed pop origins behind him. Wilson intended for Good Vibrations to appear on
"17.02.2017 13:50:37" theglobeandmail.com Trump's immigration ban: What we know so far, and how it affects Canadians A federal judge has temporarily blocked U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration after it threw the world, including Canada, into confusion about who can travel to the United States and when A judge has temporarily blocked Trump's executive order on immigration. But the president has promised a new executive order soon. What will this mean those travelling to the U.S.?
"17.02.2017 13:26:45" theglobeandmail.com Is it OK to criticize your spouse's spending on hair care? Plus the biggest retirement surprises and why renting in Toronto makes sense While couples should absolutely have frank and open conversations about money, why a spousal hair budget should be considered off limits. From Rob Carrick
"17.02.2017 13:03:23" theglobeandmail.com Trump supporters hail his handling of combative press conference The Associated Press asks Trump supporters about Thursday's hostile, wide-ranging news conference in the White House's East Room and the President's ongion relations with the media Trump supporters remain steadfast in their backing of the U.S. president: “I back him 100 per cent. You either love it or get out, is my opinion.”
"17.02.2017 12:42:16" theglobeandmail.com Video: Radwanski on how there might be a silver lining to Trump's incompetence The Globe's Adam Radwanski takes stock of President Trump's chaotic first month in the White House and the limitations of his administration. The White House is in chaos. But there may be a silver lining to the level of incompetence shown so far by the Trump administration, argues Adam Radwanski.
"17.02.2017 12:17:50" theglobeandmail.com Ontario judge censured for short sitting hours, adding to delays The criticism of Ontario Court Justice Rick Libman – chair of the court's rules committee – comes in a published decision by Justice Michael Code of the Ontario Superior Court While two witnesses waited to testify, Ontario Court Justice Rick Libman ended proceedings at 4:00 pm on consecutive days. The delay wound up adding an additional two months to the trial.
"17.02.2017 12:14:04" theglobeandmail.com Morning update: Top stories to start your day Also: Trump goes off script at press conference, Canada lags behind other countries on doctor waiting times, and Quebec is reviewing unfounded sex-assault complaints Looking for a quick round-up of the day's top stories? Stay informed with our morning newsletter, e-mailed to you each day.
"17.02.2017 11:56:11" Timeline Photos 'NATO unity' Today's editorial cartoon by Brian Gable. More cartoons: http://trib.al/wSjc1hy
"17.02.2017 11:01:51" theglobeandmail.com I got shredded in six days. Nobody threw a ticker-tape parade There is nothing inherently wrong with wanting to be big and/or lean, but goals have to be grounded in reality You can indeed be strong, muscular and defined without resorting to drastic measures that consume your every waking moment.
"17.02.2017 03:55:15" theglobeandmail.com Editorial: Call it 'Islamophobia' or 'anti-Muslim bigotry', MPs should unanimously condemn it On January 29, an armed man burst into a Quebec City mosque, shooting dead six Muslim Canadians and injuring 19. Two days earlier, American President Donald Trump, who had campaigned on a promise of “extreme vetting” at America's borders – primary ... "If the Conservatives can't enthusiastically back a clear statement, in plain English, opposing any and all discrimination against Muslim Canadians, then their party – and Canada – has much bigger things to worry about." From Globe Opinion
"17.02.2017 03:33:52" theglobeandmail.com Clark: Conservative MPs are afraid of Motion 103, and things it can't do Four months ago, the Conservatives were fine condemning Islamophobia. Now, they're not so sure "Motion 103 has become one of the hottest political controversies in Conservative circles, and now, in the House of Commons – all because of pumped-up fears about things it won't do." From Globe Opinion
"17.02.2017 03:07:23" theglobeandmail.com Quebec launching review of unfounded sex-assault complaints The province is also conducting an audit of police procedures 'to ensure we are following best practices,' public security minister says The Sûreté du Québec, the police force responsible for most areas outside cities, dismissed 21 per cent of sexual-assault complaints as unfounded over the five-year average ending in 2014 – a rate two points higher than the national average and several
"17.02.2017 02:40:13" theglobeandmail.com BlackBerry to face class-action lawsuit from employees over Ford partnership An Ottawa law firm is preparing to file a class-action lawsuit seeking more than $20-million in damages, alleging BlackBerry misled employees who accepted a transfer to Ford An Ottawa law firm is preparing to file the lawsuit seeking more than $20-million in damages, alleging BlackBerry misled employees who accepted a transfer to Ford Motor Co. of Canada Ltd. as part of a strategic partnership.
"17.02.2017 02:31:05" theglobeandmail.com Ontario's doctors, province returning to bargaining table following OMA resignations The premier said the province will not impose cuts to doctors' fees while the talks are on Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said the province will not impose cuts to doctors' fees while the talks are on.
"17.02.2017 02:20:24" theglobeandmail.com Residential school survivors who withdrew claims may never be identified Claimants' lawyers say many former students dropped compensation claims after being convinced the 'administrative split' disqualified them It may be impossible to identify all of the former students who were abused at Canada's Indian residential schools but abandoned their compensation claims when they were subjected to a questionable legal manoeuvre by federal lawyers.
"17.02.2017 01:56:27" theglobeandmail.com 'Soak the rich' federal budget could be coming soon, Rosenberg says Prominent economist expects steep hike in tax rate on capital gains Gluskin Sheff + Associates chief economist David Rosenberg says he has been hearing whispers that the federal Liberals will table a “soak the rich” budget in the weeks ahead – one that includes a steep hike in the tax rate on capital gains. (subscribers)
"17.02.2017 01:33:12" theglobeandmail.com Penguins captain Sidney Crosby reaches 1,000 career points Crosby was seeking to become the 12th-fastest player in NHL history to score 1,000 career points, but his overall points-per-game average has him fifth all-time among players who've scored a minimum of 500 points or more Playing in his 757th career NHL game against the Winnipeg Jets, Crosby became the 86th player in NHL history to score 1,000 career points.
"17.02.2017 01:09:02" theglobeandmail.com How female athletes' eating patterns can affect bone health Top athletes have an iron will, but their bones are made of the usual imperfect collection of minerals A new study predicts stress fracture risk in female athletes with devastating accuracy.
"17.02.2017 00:47:54" theglobeandmail.com Picard: The real challenge to Canada's health system is not wait times What Canada needs to fix its systemic health-care woes is to create a semblance of a system "Canada's health-care system suffers from what experts call 'code gridlock' – provision of care moves at a glacial rhythm because of clogs in the system" From Globe Opinion
"17.02.2017 00:24:43" theglobeandmail.com Radio raconteur Ron Fournier rules the French-language sports airwaves Fournier has charmed and sung his way into the hearts of Montreal Canadiens fans during his more than 30 years on French-language sports radio Mix Don Cherry's showmanship, Rick Mercer's zaniness and ease, with an added dash of Robin Williams' propensity and you get reigning monarch of French-language sports radio.
"17.02.2017 00:02:02" theglobeandmail.com Many Canadians too cash-strapped to raise children With average house prices across Canada approaching $500,000, so much for the millionaire's family Faced with exorbitant daycare fees, skyrocketing housing costs and a declining standard of living, many Canadians say they simply can't afford to start a family or have more than one child.
"16.02.2017 23:38:25" theglobeandmail.com Douglas Garland found guilty in Calgary triple-murder case The man accused of killing a Calgary couple and their grandson has been found guilty on three counts of first-degree murder The man accused of killing a Calgary couple and their grandson has been found guilty on three counts of first-degree murder.
"16.02.2017 23:12:54" theglobeandmail.com Highlights from Donald Trump's first solo press conference U.S President Donald Trump turned his Thursday afternoon announcement of a new labour secretary nominee into a nearly hour and a half long press conference. Here's what was discussed. In an unusual move, the White House unlisted Mr. Trump's press conference, making it less accessible for viewing. You can watch it and read highlights from the news conference, here:
"16.02.2017 22:14:11" President Donald Trump blames 'bad court' and airline computer... "We had a very smooth rollout of the travel ban, but we had a bad court," said President Donald Trump at a news conference Thursday, adding that there would be a new executive order on the issue next week.
"16.02.2017 22:12:56" theglobeandmail.com Betrayal: How one of Alberta's top legal minds lost everything Shawn Beaver was once considered one of Alberta's most successful lawyers. Then money started to go missing from clients' accounts. Shawn Beaver was once considered one of Alberta's most successful lawyers. Then money started to go missing. Now, he's been disbarred, and a panel is recommending the file be sent to the Attorney-General for criminal investigation. Read Jana Pruden's
"16.02.2017 21:50:06" theglobeandmail.com Trump defends himself, blasts media and detractors Trump contended that his administration is 'running like a fine-tuned machine' In a press conference that went on for nearly an hour and a half, President Donald Trump returned to his unscripted style, bouncing from subject-to-subject.
"16.02.2017 21:24:35" theglobeandmail.com Monopoly players give thimble piece a thumbs-down The thimble, added to Monopoly in 1935, will not be a part of the next generation of game pieces You can still pass “Go” and collect $200 on the Monopoly board, but you soon won't be able to do it with the thimble game piece:
"16.02.2017 21:01:41" theglobeandmail.com Bellegarde, MPs urge feds to change name of Langevin Block The building is named after Hector-Louis Langevin, a father of Confederation who expressed strong support for residential school program The building is named after Hector-Louis Langevin, a father of Confederation who also expressed strong support for establishing what would become the government-run residential school programs.
"16.02.2017 20:50:08" Timeline Photos From his fateful 2014 fist pump for Quebec independence to his teary departure as Parti Québécois leader two years later, Pierre Karl Péladeau proved to be a uniquely ungifted politician.
It's no surprise that, at only 55, he would seek a return to the
"16.02.2017 20:40:46" theglobeandmail.com Clark calls in ambassador to U.S., B.C. trade envoy to map softwood strategy Clark says they need a new softwood agreement that protects the jobs of thousands of British Columbians David McNaughton met with B.C. Premier Christy Clark's cabinet on Thursday to provide a briefing on the dispute. He later told reporters that Canada has made progress in elevating the softwood lumber dispute, which was raised when Prime Minister Trudeau
"16.02.2017 20:19:18" theglobeandmail.com China takes aim at civil society in systematic crackdown: report Report highlights detention of lawyers, security laws for NGOs and alleged torture of detainees China's muzzling of lawyers, labour activists, journalists and gender campaigners amounts to a systematic attempt to choke off civil society, a new report on human rights says.
"16.02.2017 19:58:22" theglobeandmail.com Bombardier says worst over in business jet market; turnaround plan moving ahead Bombardier CEO Alain Bellemare says global market for luxury aircraft has bottomed out; turnaround plan yielding early results “It's still a soft market and we're seeing this pretty much everywhere around the world. But we believe that this is pretty much the bottom.” From Report on Business
"16.02.2017 19:35:04" theglobeandmail.com Canada doesn't deserve its reputation as a defence laggard It is possible, within the NATO definition of 'defence expenditure,' to take a more expansive view of what constitutes military spending NATO countries agreed to a defence spending guideline of 2 per cent of GDP. Canada currently sits at 1 per cent. But is NATO's definition of 'defence expenditure' open to interpretation?
"16.02.2017 19:16:56" theglobeandmail.com McLaren: Stuart McLean brought the gift of laughter wherever he went Stuart had the ability to take all of life's little miseries and spin them into something funny and comforting and bright "That was the thing about Stuart: He had an almost bottomless appetite for jokes at his own expense. He adored all his many impersonators, from the brilliant Gavin Crawford to the satirical Twitter account, Hulk Stuart McLean"
"16.02.2017 18:51:32" theglobeandmail.com Businesses shut as 'day without immigrants' protest held in U.S. Some restaurants are planning to close for the day in solidarity with the protesters More than 100 restaurants and dozens of other businesses in cities around the United States shut their doors to show support for “A Day Without Immigrants,” a walkout aimed at protesting Donald J. Trump's policies.
"16.02.2017 18:26:25" theglobeandmail.com Trump sons to attend grand opening of Vancouver hotel Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump will be in Vancouver for the Feb. 28 opening Two of Donald J. Trump's sons have been confirmed as attending the grand opening later this month of a new hotel in Vancouver that bears their father's name.
"16.02.2017 18:01:43" theglobeandmail.com Conservative motion condemning racism too 'watered down' to support, Liberals say On Thursday, Conservative MP David Anderson will introduce his own version, which condemns all forms of systemic racism and discrimination against Muslims, Jews, Christians, Sikhs, Hindus and other religious communities The Liberals and Conservatives are at odds over a private member's motion that condemns Islamophobia. Laura Stone
"16.02.2017 17:40:00" theglobeandmail.com Soaring home prices in Greater Toronto Area trigger new warnings Pricing rally has spread well beyond Toronto “Let's drop the pretense. The Toronto housing market – and the many cities surrounding it – are in a housing bubble.”
"16.02.2017 17:14:40" theglobeandmail.com High-profile Alberta lawyer disbarred for draining firm's trust fund “Mr. Beaver has not yet rehabilitated himself, and he needs to be out of practice while that takes place” Shawn Beaver misappropriated at least $300,000 from clients and other lawyers at his firm, a Law Society panel found
"16.02.2017 16:47:54" theglobeandmail.com City of Markham says no to asking Ontario to impose foreign buyer tax Mayor Frank Scarpitti was one of those who voted against the motion, which was rejected eight to four after a debate that lasted through 12 delegations and approximately three hours “Scapegoating foreigners as the reason for increasing home prices is not based on sound public policy or reliable data. It's based in the cheap politics of division.”
"16.02.2017 16:15:43" theglobeandmail.com Ontario man reunited with $100,000 in 'rainy day' money left inside old TV The money was found by employees at a recycling centre in Barrie, Ont. The money was returned to a 68-year-old man who had put it away for a rainy day and forgot about it.
"16.02.2017 16:01:05" Video: All seven countries caught in Trump's immigration ban h... Ban This Series is a film program curated by Hot Docs Cinema in Toronto, and highlights documentaries from each of the Muslim-majority countries targeted by the U.S. immigration ban
"16.02.2017 15:53:18" theglobeandmail.com How quickly can Canadians see a doctor? We lag other countries on timely access, study shows A survey of 11 countries finds Canadian patients have trouble seeing their family doctor right away or on nights and weekends “The overall message is that on timely access to care, we still have a fair amount of work to do.”
"16.02.2017 15:29:57" theglobeandmail.com Statistics Canada, police in talks about publishing data on unfounded cases The agency stopped releasing unfounded numbers 14 years ago despite warnings from criminologists and policy analysts that it would prevent researchers from scrutinizing statistics that many say reveal how often police believe complainants The agency stopped releasing unfounded numbers 14 years ago despite warnings that it would prevent researchers from scrutinizing statistics. From Robyn Doolittle #Unfounded
"16.02.2017 15:04:40" Timeline Photos Moment in time: Feb. 16, 1923 - The opening of King Tut's tomb:
With a tap of his chisel against a stone wall, archeologist Howard Carter opened a crack just big enough to peek through and, in doing so, unleashed a frenzy of popular interest. This moment
"16.02.2017 14:38:40" theglobeandmail.com Inside the brazen airport attack on Kim Jong Un's half-brother Details from two Malaysian sources help paint a picture of the sudden assault at a Kuala Lumpur airport Details of the attack are like something out of "a mystery novel.”
"16.02.2017 14:16:01" Timeline Photos 'History repeats' Today's editorial cartoon by Brian Gable. For more cartoons: http://trib.al/b8z2lix
"16.02.2017 13:53:03" theglobeandmail.com Mistrial called for Yukon man found mentally unfit after years of segregation The rare order of a postconviction mistrial in the case of 33-year-old Michael Nehass throws an already messy and protracted matter into further disarray and raises troubling questions about the intersection of mental health and criminal justice Michael Nehass existed “in a state of limbo” because the court couldn't force him into mental-health treatment and yet there was no way to continue the hearing without it.
"16.02.2017 13:28:33" theglobeandmail.com Nova Scotia to offer plea bargains on minor cases to make way for criminal trials Effort comes in response to Supreme Court ruling setting strict time limits for criminal trials However, the approach should not be used for sexual assault, sexual offences against children, significant property loss or significant violence, a memo said.
"16.02.2017 13:08:01" theglobeandmail.com Morning update: Top stories to start your day The latest on free trade, plus Vinyl Cafe host Stuart McLean has died at 68, and Statscan is looking at publishing unfounded data Looking to stay informed? Get the day's top stories e-mailed to you each morning via our newsletter.
"16.02.2017 13:07:08" theglobeandmail.com Globe editorial: With CETA, Canada swims against the anti-trade tide On Wednesday, the European Parliament voted strongly in favour of CETA: the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement. There will still be votes in Europe's national parliaments, but after so much wailing and gnashing of teeth, and Globe editorial: "At a time when the pillars of multilateral trade are teetering, under assault from protectionist forces of both the left and the right, Canada is swimming against the current." From Globe Opinion
"16.02.2017 12:45:53" theglobeandmail.com Bouchard follows through on Super Bowl bet, goes on date with Patriots fan The Canadian tennis star tweeted a photo of the two of them on their way to a Brooklyn Nets game Lesson learned for Genie Bouchard, never bet against Tom Brady.
"16.02.2017 12:36:36" Report on Business Péladeau exited the post in 2013 to join provincial politics and lead Parti Québécois.
"16.02.2017 12:12:00" theglobeandmail.com Free-trade pacts may be doomed unless CETA works, Trudeau warns EU Prime Minister's comments follow vote on EU-Canada trade deal With uncertainty surrounding Canada's trade deal with the U.S. and last year's Brexit vote, Justin Trudeau warned the agreement may be the world's last major trade pact.
"16.02.2017 11:11:27" theglobeandmail.com Top Canadian news officials urge Senate to pass bill on source protection Major organizations say police probes hinder public-interest journalism The heads of some of Canada's biggest media organizations have strongly endorsed a federal bill that would offer greater protection to journalistic sources.
"16.02.2017 05:05:16" theglobeandmail.com Fighting Trump's ban to honour a 'legacy of light and laughter and love' 'Hasan's laugh – often prompted by pulling off his tiny sock – would make me wonder how there could be ever be hate in the world' One writer shares how he'll fight the U.S. immigration ban with love and laughter to respect his nine-month-year-old son's legacy.
"16.02.2017 04:41:29" theglobeandmail.com Watchdog outlines concerns for northern B.C.'s RCMP Report identifies multiple concerns that resulted in 45 findings and 31 recommendations, ranging from outlining clear policies for strip searches to keeping better records on the use of force The RCMP's civilian watchdog has found significant problems in how police in northern B.C. go about their duties, including poor documentation for public-drunkenness arrests and failure to follow procedures for investigations into missing persons.
"16.02.2017 04:14:55" theglobeandmail.com Downsizers cash in – driving the upscale condo market Baby boomers are transitioning earlier than expected – the trend is especially growing in Vancouver The recent surge in house prices and unexpected gains in home equity are giving baby boomers in some urban areas of Canada the advantage, allowing them to upgrade their lifestyles, instead of making do with less.
"16.02.2017 03:54:17" theglobeandmail.com Canada, United States will focus on bilateral NAFTA negotiations Washington said to be pursuing separate sets of negotiations with each of its neighbours Canada and the U.S. will focus on bilateral negotiations as part of Donald J. Trump's pledge to tweak the North American free-trade deal that governs Canadian commerce, leaving Mexico essentially to fend for itself.
"16.02.2017 03:31:19" theglobeandmail.com What you need to know about food sensitivities If you think you should be tested for a food sensitivity, there are a few options to consider Food sensitivities are blamed for everything from irritable bowel syndrome to mood disorders, and many of us are on special diets as a result.
"16.02.2017 03:22:43" theglobeandmail.com Air Canada auctioning off flight upgrades online The company began testing online auctions in a pilot program late this past year, but plans to make it available across its network by this summer. Air Canada is auctioning off flight upgrades online and urging its passengers via e-mails to participate. From Report on Business
"16.02.2017 02:58:06" theglobeandmail.com Globe editorial: The harm done by the 'Sixties Scoop' The 'scooped' children lost contact with their families. They lost their aboriginal language, culture and identity. Neither the children nor their foster or adoptive parents were given information about the children's aboriginal heritage or about the Globe editorial: "Children sometimes need to be protected from abusive situations and families. But when the state inserts itself into the family home, it must do so with the utmost care." From Globe Opinion
"16.02.2017 02:39:46" theglobeandmail.com Looking for some free financial advice? We want to hear from you E-mail us to be part of our free Financial Facelift column "Your student debt is long gone, your mortgage is shrinking quickly and your nest egg is growing nicely, right? Of course not." From Report on Business
"16.02.2017 02:09:55" theglobeandmail.com Conservatives argue motion to condemn Islamophobia impacts freedom of speech Melanie Joly said Wednesday the government is voicing 'strong and clear support' for Liberal MP Iqra Khalid's motion M-103 The Liberal government says it strongly supports a private member's motion that condemns Islamophobia, but many Conservatives say they are concerned the term isn't well defined and will impact freedom of speech.
"16.02.2017 01:47:23" theglobeandmail.com Cooling caps may help women keep hair during breast cancer chemo Cooling likely protects the hair by constricting blood vessels in the scalp and reducing chemical activity "It's a very exciting tool, because hair loss is such a horrible manifestation of chemotherapy."
"16.02.2017 01:26:24" theglobeandmail.com Why community mailboxes are the future Does the government continue to require Canada Post Corp. to be financially self-sustaining? Or, is it prepared to return CPC to a social service? "When Mr. Trudeau naively promised to reinstate door-to-door delivery, he failed to include the $400-million figure in his 'fully costed' Liberal platform." From Report on Business
"16.02.2017 01:05:20" theglobeandmail.com Take a look inside the most expensive home ever listed in the U.S. Priced at $250-million, the massive Bel-Air home boasts 12 bedrooms and 21 bathrooms over 38,000 square feet, and even comes with 12 luxury cars Priced at $250-million, the massive Bel-Air home boasts 12 bedrooms, 21 bathrooms and even comes with with 12 luxury cars.
"16.02.2017 00:52:36" Photos from The Globe and Mail's post Rumor, a German shepherd, is fed a steak dinner at Sardi's in New York City after being named top dog in the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
"16.02.2017 00:44:24" theglobeandmail.com A guide to the ongoing saga involving Trump, his inner circle and Russia Mounting scandal over Russian connections is consuming President Donald Trump's fledgling administration Here's what you need to know about the mounting scandal over Russian connections that is consuming President Donald Trump's administration.
"16.02.2017 00:23:09" theglobeandmail.com Yakabuski: Quebec can't keep politics out of the identity debate A decade after the Bouchard-Taylor report, the province is still no closer to reconciling its religious past and present "A decade ago this month, then-Quebec premier Jean Charest called on two prominent academics to help him solve the collective identity crisis then threatening to rip his province apart." From Globe Opinion
"15.02.2017 23:54:04" theglobeandmail.com Puzder withdraws as Trump's labour secretary pick Puzder abruptly withdrew his nomination after Senate Republicans balked at supporting him The withdrawal by fast food executive Andrew Puzder came on the eve of his long-delayed confirmation hearing.
"15.02.2017 23:32:18" theglobeandmail.com Against all odds, CETA moves forward – now what? The beleaguered trade agreement has passed its last major hurdle. Here's what Canadians can expect Against significant odds, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) passed its last major hurdle Wednesday – approval by the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Here's what's next for Canada's trade pact with Europe.
"15.02.2017 23:10:26" theglobeandmail.com 'Things just escalated': Man charged in fatal stabbing of Winnipeg bus driver Brian Kyle Thomas is facing charges, including second-degree murder, possession of a weapon and failing to comply with a probation order City officials said they plan to meet with the union to discuss ways to improve bus safety after a transit driver was fatally stabbed when trying to wake a passenger at the end of the route.
"15.02.2017 22:47:51" theglobeandmail.com NDP asks election watchdogs to probe Liberal donation reports NDP ethics critic Nathan Cullen is requesting a probe of 30 donations in 2016 to the Liberal Party that exceed the maximum $1,525 contribution NDP ethics critic Nathan Cullen is requesting a probe of 30 donations in 2016 to the Liberal Party that exceed the maximum $1,525 contribution.
"15.02.2017 22:25:43" theglobeandmail.com CBC radio personality Stuart McLean has died The broadcaster was perhaps best known for his weekly show The Vinyl Cafe. #Breaking: Stuart McLean, a bestselling author, journalist and humorist who entertained millions as host of the popular CBC Radio program The Vinyl Cafe, has died. He was 68.
"15.02.2017 22:21:09" theglobeandmail.com Ohio college student wins $10,000 prize as best grocery bagger in U.S. Brady Long won the National Grocers Association's Best Bagger championship, claiming a $10,000 prize The baggers were judged on speed and technique, as well as style and attitude.
"15.02.2017 22:00:20" theglobeandmail.com NDP lagging behind Liberals on nominating B.C. election candidates As of Tuesday, the NDP had nominated 58 candidates, while the BC Liberals had nominated 74 As of Tuesday, the NDP had nominated 58 candidates of the 87 required to cover all the ridings in the May 9 election. That total compares with 74 candidates for the BC Liberals.
"15.02.2017 21:46:01" theglobeandmail.com More than 100 dead in neglect of psychiatric patients in South Africa Government moved psychiatric patients from hospitals to unlicensed private care homes The death toll is still rising after a chaotic and disastrous government decision to transfer psychiatric patients from hospitals to unlicensed private care homes in South Africa.
"15.02.2017 21:20:16" theglobeandmail.com Ottawa approves BCE-MTS tie-up; deal to benefit Xplornet Competition Bureau, Innovation, Science and Economic Development approve BCE's $3.1-billion bid to acquire Manitoba Telecom Services Bringing in Xplornet as a new competitor is in addition to a side deal BCE struck with Telus last year to help even out market share in the province. From Report on Business
"15.02.2017 20:54:06" theglobeandmail.com WestJet pilot buys pizza for rerouted Air Canada passengers The passengers found themselves rerouted late at night to Fredericton with nothing to eat, until a WestJet pilot stopped by The passengers found themselves rerouted late at night to Fredericton with nothing to eat, until a WestJet pilot stepped in.
"15.02.2017 20:31:42" theglobeandmail.com The car with the best retained value in Canada - and why it matters more than ever As vehicle-financing terms stretched from three to five to seven years and longer, the chance of being underwater on a car loan has increased Depreciation is a fact of life when you buy a new car, but it's becoming even more important. From Globe Drive
"15.02.2017 20:30:26" Photos from The Globe and Mail's post Oh Canada! It's National Flag of Canada Day and during ceremonies in Ottawa the maple leaf was raised by Joan O'Malley, who sewed the first prototype of Canada's current flag in 1965.
"15.02.2017 20:19:22" Trump and Netanyahu praise each other at joint news conference U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were generous with their praise of each other and the diplomatic relationship between the two countries in a joint news conference.
"15.02.2017 20:06:14" theglobeandmail.com Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin says firing Therrien was not an easy decision 'We often forget that side,' Bergevin told a news conference Wednesday, red-eyed and fighting back tears, a day after firing Therrien as Canadiens bench boss “We often forget that side,” Bergevin said, red-eyed and fighting back tears, a day after firing Therrien. "We're all human, we all have feelings, and this is tough. Yesterday was tough.”
"15.02.2017 19:54:55" Trump calls leaks 'illegal' and 'unfair' in defence of former ... While answering questions from the media during a joint press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, U.S. President Donald Trump defended his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, calling the leaks "illegal" and "unfair."
"15.02.2017 19:38:01" theglobeandmail.com I have $30,000 in my TFSA. How should I start investing it? It's not uncommon to get spooked when you're starting out with investing. Here are some things that can help "I've recently been attracted to groups like WealthSimple, where I can 'set-it-and–forget-it' invest, but I'm not sure if that's the wisest thing to do." From Report on Business
"15.02.2017 19:16:46" theglobeandmail.com Senior Trudeau staffer Mary Ng takes leave to run for Parliament Mary Ng is seeking to carry the Liberal banner in the upcoming byelection in Markham-Thornhill, a Toronto-area riding with a significant Chinese Canadian population Justin Trudeau's director of appointments has taken leave from the Prime Minister's Office to run for the Liberal nomination in the riding vacated by departing immigration minister John McCallum.
"15.02.2017 18:50:40" theglobeandmail.com Martin: Tories playing a high-risk leadership game – again If polls are to be believed, it's become a two-man race between newcomer Kevin O'Leary and libertarian Maxime Bernier "These are not the times here or elsewhere, it seems, for traditional conservative standard bearers. The trend is to go out on a limb. And that's where this party is headed."
"15.02.2017 18:28:42" theglobeandmail.com Trump urges Israel's Netanyahu to 'hold off' on settlement homes Trump says U.S. will 'encourage' a peace deal After weeks of dancing around the issue of expanded Israeli settlements, Donald J. Trump made the request to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a joint news conference ahead of their private discussions:
"15.02.2017 18:06:01" theglobeandmail.com Canada-EU trade deal gets approval The new transatlantic free-trade zone could launch within weeks if approved Once in place, Canadian consumers will start to see more varieties of cheese and other products on store shelves:
"15.02.2017 17:40:02" theglobeandmail.com Sentencing hearing under way for ex-Montreal mayor Michael Applebaum Applebaum's son, Dylan, said he worries about his father's health and that Applebaum seems defeated and sad The longtime local politician was found guilty last month of eight of the 14 corruption-related charges against him:
"15.02.2017 17:10:27" theglobeandmail.com Toronto police seek suspects in theft of $1.2-million of hospital equipment The suspects broke into a locked surgical area and took endoscopy scopes, which are instruments used to examine internal organs or cavities, and related equipment, including monitors and cables "It would be very distressing to think that it was stolen for use in the country."
"15.02.2017 16:47:38" theglobeandmail.com Five common RRSP mistakes to avoid while saving this year It's been 60 years since the RRSP was introduced as a retirement savings tool, but that doesn't mean Canadians have learned all the lessons of the past No. 2: Putting in too much money. From Report on Business
"15.02.2017 16:24:20" theglobeandmail.com Zero per cent financing can cost you more when buying some cars Plus how young people are increasingly finding part time jobs instead of full-time work Zero per cent financing seems like an easy call if offered. But, as Rob Carrick notes, in doing so you may actually be foregoing other incentives that will save you even more money.
"15.02.2017 16:03:20" theglobeandmail.com Receiving the Maple Leaf: A Canadian recalls her special Flag Day honour Feb. 15, 1965 – the first time Canada raised the Maple Leaf – is a day Peggy Forde won't soon forget Feb. 15, 1965 – the first time Canada raised the Maple Leaf – is a day Peggy Forde won't soon forget.
"15.02.2017 15:50:19" Photos from The Globe and Mail's post The Toledo Zoo has sent Nan, a female polar bear, to produce a Chicago cub. https://tgam.ca/2l8soAd
"15.02.2017 15:37:26" theglobeandmail.com Trump assails U.S. intelligence agencies amid Russia questions In series of tweets, Trump says U.S. intelligence agencies giving out classified information 'like candy' Trump tweeted that information was illegally shared by intelligence agencies to the media in 'an attempt to cover-up the many mistakes made in Hillary Clinton's losing campaign.'
"15.02.2017 15:16:36" Timeline Photos 'NAFTA, tweaked' Today's editorial cartoon by Brian Gable.
"15.02.2017 14:55:31" theglobeandmail.com Billionaire firm's updated lobbying records corroborate Rona Ambrose's story Magellan Aerospace Corp. issued a 'clarification' to a June, 2013, monthly communication report a day after The Globe and Mail reported that Magellan received tens of millions in federal funding during Rona Ambrose's tenure in cabinet Magellan Aerospace issued a 'clarification' to a 2013 communication report a day after The Globe and Mail reported that the company received tens of millions in federal funding during Ambrose's tenure in cabinet. From Laura Stone
"15.02.2017 14:32:17" theglobeandmail.com Woman arrested in death of Kim Jong-Un's half-brother Kim Jong Nam died Monday after suddenly falling ill at the budget terminal of Kuala Lumpur International Airport Kim Jong Nam, who died after suddenly falling ill at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, reportedly told medical workers that he had been attacked with a chemical spray.
"15.02.2017 14:11:29" theglobeandmail.com Trump knew Flynn misled White House weeks before ouster: officials White House officials say Trump kept Pence in the dark and waited nearly three weeks to oust Flynn White House officials say President Donald J. Trump kept his No. 2, Mike Pence, in the dark and waited nearly three weeks to oust Michael Flynn.
"15.02.2017 13:48:00" theglobeandmail.com Across Canada, hundreds of criminal case suspensions sought for unreasonable delay Judges are being 'hyper-vigilant about not wasting time' since Supreme Court set strict limits on trial lengths #Exclusive: Lawyers have sought to suspend more than 800 criminal cases for unreasonable delay, including more than a dozen murder, attempted murder and manslaughter cases.
"15.02.2017 13:24:23" theglobeandmail.com How Donald Trump can sidestep Congress on NAFTA The President has hinted he'll 'tweak' NAFTA rather than blow it up – and doing so may let him dodge a protracted political process He wants to "tweak" the U.S.-Canada trade relationship. Here's what that might look like.
"15.02.2017 13:03:44" theglobeandmail.com The truth for Trudeau: We've been ripping off Africa for decades On the one hand, our government sends them paltry amounts of foreign aid. On the other, to take only one example, Canadian investment in African mining ventures, many of them deeply destructive to locals, are often actively promoted by Canadian Canada, America and the rest of the rich world have actually been ripping off Africa for the past 700 years, Gerald Caplan writes.
"15.02.2017 12:48:13" theglobeandmail.com Morning update: Today's top stories Also: Ontario minister urges oversight in sex-assault reviews, worries of a border tax fade, and the details from B.C.'s Throne Speech Stay informed with our morning newsletter, e-mailed to you each day.
"15.02.2017 12:43:27" theglobeandmail.com Ontario safety minister urges oversight in sex-assault reviews Ontario Minister of Community Safety Marie-France Lalonde says police services should be open to outside supervision as they audit past cases Marie-France Lalonde said she is open to a civilian oversight program that invites frontline advocacy groups to review sex-assault files alongside senior officers once a year. From Robyn Doolittle #Unfounded
"15.02.2017 12:21:25" Timeline Photos Moment in time: Feb. 15, 1903 - The teddy bear makes its debut:
Whether it's your teddy, bunny or lamb-lamb, stuffed animal toys were birthed from a less cutesy place: politics. Inventor Morris Michtom named his stitched creation after then-U.S. president
"15.02.2017 12:01:20" theglobeandmail.com Globe editorial: Is the Trump administration dystopian or dysfunctional? It's only Week Four of President Donald Trump. But his confusing time in office has already been marked by a frantic pace of announcements, reverses, embarrassments, trouble getting cabinet secretaries approved and now – again, we're only in Week Four – It's only Week Four of the Trump era. The world anxiously awaits Week Five.
"15.02.2017 11:39:36" theglobeandmail.com President Chaos: Can Trump recover from rocky first month? The bumpy start to Trump's presidency has left Washington insiders and world leaders reeling As a candidate, Donald Trump vowed to shake up business as usual in Washington. Now, he is keeping that promise, but his version of change looks more like chaos.
"15.02.2017 11:35:08" Report on Business Members of the EU Parliament voted 408-254 to back the agreement.
"15.02.2017 11:10:12" theglobeandmail.com Canadian companies now eyeing Canada-EU trade outcome PM's visit to Europe is expected to coincide with the European Union's ratification vote on its free-trade deal with Canada Business leaders are now hoping for a second wave of positive news out of Europe, following what they saw as a positive meeting in the U.S.
"15.02.2017 04:24:02" theglobeandmail.com Mason: What the Throne Speech didn't tell you about British Columbia Instead of a realistic overview or economic blueprint, the document is all about re-electing Liberals Instead of a realistic overview or economic blueprint, it was all about re-electing the B.C. Liberals, Gary Mason writes in Globe British Columbia.
"15.02.2017 03:59:27" theglobeandmail.com Highlights from B.C.'s Speech from the Throne Like the provincial budget next week, the Throne Speech read Tuesday by Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon offers a look at likely themes B.C.'s governing Liberals plan to target during the spring election campaign. Premier Christy Clark will be seeking a The B.C. Liberal government's latest Throne Speech, along with next week's budget, will set the tone for the spring campaign. From Globe British Columbia
"15.02.2017 03:35:48" theglobeandmail.com Former PEI convent is born again as a luxury hotel The heritage building in Charlottetown is being transformed into high-end accommodation for tourists and business travellers. Developers have faith they're meeting a growing need “It will live on, with the hospitality and welcoming spirit that was there before.” From Report on Business
"15.02.2017 03:11:08" theglobeandmail.com Toronto and Hamilton propel home price index to record high Teranet-National Bank House Price Index sets new Canadian high for 12 consecutive months The Toronto and Hamilton areas pushed Canada's home price index to a record high last month while the Vancouver region snapped a three-month skid.
"15.02.2017 02:49:16" theglobeandmail.com Correcting one of medicine's most commonly misspelled words Grammar doc It's vomiting, not vomitting – but maybe I should keep spelling-bees in my bonnet and lame jokes to myself, Dr. Brian Deady writes.
"15.02.2017 02:24:06" theglobeandmail.com Clark: Trudeau-Trump meeting appeased many Canadians – but not all The Prime Minister returned to Ottawa with reassurances about NAFTA, leaving the Tories with little to tear into. But the NDP had harsher words Justin Trudeau returned to Ottawa and the Conservatives barely said a word on the meeting. It was the NDP who screamed.
"15.02.2017 01:58:03" theglobeandmail.com Good news, Valentine: Chocolate may be good for your heart Dark chocolate is a healthy food that will add beneficial flavanols to your diet but it's not a magic bullet. Even if chocolate doesn't spark feelings of romance this Valentine's Day, plenty of studies suggest it's still good for your heart.
"15.02.2017 01:36:35" theglobeandmail.com Likelihood of U.S. border tax fades in face of mounting opposition Official says 20-per-cent levy wasn't mentioned in PM's Oval Office meeting with Trump, and the President is already known to be skeptical of it The Trudeau government is increasingly optimistic that a U.S.-imposed border tax is unlikely to hit Canada because of mounting opposition to the Republican plan from corporate America and the White House.
"15.02.2017 01:16:26" theglobeandmail.com 'We have lost our home': Asylum-seekers detail the dangerous voyage that led them to Canada “We are not here to cause problem or something. No, we want to make here our home because we have lost our home. We have no place,” The perilous walk through frozen fields at the border between the United States and Manitoba was just the latest chapter of a three-continent, danger-filled journey.
"15.02.2017 01:16:21" theglobeandmail.com Democratic strategist Danielle Moodie-Mills on protests and politics in the Trump era Ms. Moodie-Mills will deliver the 2017 Jack Layton Lecture at Ryerson University, discussing the role of intersectionality and organized resistance Ms. Moodie-Mills says maintaining a level of resistance is key to preserving a free society. But while protests can unite, they've also exposed the complex divisions among progressives that existed long before Mr. Trump's victory.
"15.02.2017 00:54:04" theglobeandmail.com Radwanski: Flynn was dangerous in many ways. So let's enjoy a (brief) sigh of relief President Trump, uniquely uninformed about the state of the world, will have one less hawkish, conspiracy-minded, seemingly unstable voice in his ear There aren't many mornings, lately, when you can wake up feeling better about global security than you did the day before. Tuesday was one of them, Adam Radwanski writes.
"15.02.2017 00:45:40" theglobeandmail.com Doyle: The White House drama is better than Game of Thrones Easy to be sucked into this drama as each briefing becomes an unnervingly tangled tale of half-truths, obfuscation and outright denial of verified truth "What is unfolding now is a TV phenomenon, and the ratings prove it. Daily, on the all-news channels, a dark drama unspools that embraces conflict, with a continuing sub-narrative of fights, breaks and terrible ruptures." From Globe Opinion
"15.02.2017 00:23:59" theglobeandmail.com McLaren: In rush to appease Trump, Trudeau is abandoning his values When it comes to securing trade deals, Trudeau is willing to shelve his high-minded principles and dance with the devil "It was a toe-curling embarrassment for anyone who has taken our Prime Minister (as I did) at his word on issues like cultural diversity and women's rights." From Globe Opinion
"15.02.2017 00:00:19" theglobeandmail.com New ad campaign reveals what domestic abusers actually look and sound like New ad campaign for Toronto women's shelter reveals what abusers actually look and sound like, and why some women stay, for a time A provocative new Valentine's Day advertisement from a Toronto women's shelter aims to raise awareness about “the one that got away”– namely abused women fleeing violent partners.
"14.02.2017 23:50:55" Photos from The Globe and Mail's post Families cross the U.S.-Canada border into Hemmingford, Que. Officials say a growing number of people are crossing the U.S. border into Canada illegally, with the largest increase being recorded in Quebec. The Canada Border Services Agency says 452 people
"14.02.2017 23:47:04" theglobeandmail.com Montreal Canadiens fire head coach Therrien, Julien named as replacement The Habs have struggled of late and slipped into fifth place in the NHL's Eastern Conference standing Claude Julien, who was fired as coach of the Boston Bruins last week, will return to the city where he coached from 2003 to 2006.
"14.02.2017 23:40:26" theglobeandmail.com Four people arrested for illegally crossing U.S. border into Quebec: RCMP Cpl. Francois Gagnon says the migrants were arrested near Hemmingford, Que. The migrants were arrested near Hemmingford, Quebec, as the province continues to see an influx of refugee claimants arriving from the U.S.
"14.02.2017 23:37:52" White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer calls Trudeau 'Joe' Prime Minister Joe Trudeau of Canada? Yes, you heard that right.
"14.02.2017 23:14:30" theglobeandmail.com In pre-election Throne Speech, B.C. says it's payback time for taxpayers The B.C. Liberal government's latest Speech from the Throne comes ahead of this May's provincial election With a provincial election just three months away, B.C.'s Liberal government says it is poised to pay back British Columbians for years of financial sacrifices.
"14.02.2017 22:51:18" theglobeandmail.com Atlanta zoo names cockroach after Patriots' Tom Brady The zoo introduced a whole family of cockroaches in a video Monday, including a tiny Tom Brady Zoo Atlanta says on its Facebook page that it had a Super Bowl bet with a New England zoo that called for the loser to name a baby animal after the winning team's star quarterback.
"14.02.2017 22:29:49" theglobeandmail.com Who has the right of way in designated bike lanes? What if you're behind another cyclist that a car has already stopped for, do you go with the cyclist or do you let the car go? "If you're cycling and are going straight, but there's a driver turning right, who has the right of way?" From Globe Drive
"14.02.2017 22:08:32" theglobeandmail.com Canada needs a new model of trust to counter populist pressures Research suggests a substantial number of Canadians are worried about a host of problems and assign the blame and responsibility to fix them to government leaders "Edelman's international study on public perception of institutions and their leaders tells an important story about the growing divide between the elites and the mass population." From Globe Opinion
"14.02.2017 21:47:37" theglobeandmail.com Many boomers won't change lifestyle despite worries about retirement savings: poll New survey shows nearly half of Canadians over 55 say aren't saving enough to retire but only a third are willing to change how they live now As more boomers speed toward retirement, longer life expectancy can come with added responsibility; somehow, they have to pay for all those bonus years. From Report on Business
"14.02.2017 21:26:20" theglobeandmail.com White House should probe Conway's Ivanka Trump pitch: U.S. ethics office Letter from ethics office says there's reason to believe 'disciplinary action is warranted' “There is strong reason to believe that Ms. Conway has violated the Standards of Conduct and that disciplinary action is warranted,” the Office of Government Ethics said in a letter.
"14.02.2017 21:17:45" Photos from The Globe and Mail's post Blue Jays pitchers and catchers report to spring training in Dunedin, Florida.
"14.02.2017 21:05:38" theglobeandmail.com Brazil's Temer accused of censorship after forcing papers to delete articles The details of the case were kept sealed at the time, and the story largely died away Brazilian President Michel Temer is embroiled in a fast-moving press censorship case after he obtained a court order forcing the country's two largest newspapers to delete reporting on the hacking of his wife's cellphone. From Stephanie Nolen
"14.02.2017 20:41:21" theglobeandmail.com Quebec's Couillard rejects new limits on religious headwear for authorities Couillard warns debate over such restrictions risks hurting the province's reputation on the world stage In Charles Taylor, the Premier has now gained a significant ally in his opposition to such measures.
"14.02.2017 20:15:22" theglobeandmail.com Melania Trump says she'll keep Michelle Obama's produce garden The former first lady planted the garden in 2009 as the foundation for her signature 'Let's Move' initiative The former first lady planted the produce garden at the White House in 2009 and it was the foundation for her signature 'Let's Move' initiative.
"14.02.2017 19:52:19" theglobeandmail.com How journalism will protect our democracy in the era of fake news There are no guardians of the truth on the lawless Internet, where false information can glean millions of page views. But good journalism – and relentless journalists – can save us "Preserving our sources of reliable information should be our mission as citizens and leaders."
"14.02.2017 19:22:59" theglobeandmail.com Mar-A-Lago diners got front-seat view of Trump's missile response The scene — of aides huddled over their computers and the president on his cellphone at his club's terrace — was captured by a club member dining not far away and published in pictures on his Facebook account The Saturday night scene was a remarkable public display of presidential activity that is almost always conducted in highly secure settings
"14.02.2017 19:02:11" theglobeandmail.com Banff businesses brace for surge of visitors Businesses in Banff are bracing for a banner year as numerous factors drive tourists to the mountain town, including the federal government's offer of free admission to all national parks to mark Canada's 150th anniversary. Numerous factors are expected to drive tourists to the mountain town, including the federal government's offer of free admission to all national parks to mark Canada's 150th anniversary.
"14.02.2017 19:01:46" theglobeandmail.com Picard: Why the one-minute workout isn't a farce There is growing evidence that intense bursts of interval training will get you as fit as a longer workouts at a constant pace At first blush, The One-Minute Workout seems like a flagrantly clickbaity title. But the science here is as sound as it is fascinating, writes André Picard. From Globe Opinion
"14.02.2017 18:38:04" theglobeandmail.com Dubai aims to have passenger-carrying drone taxi in service in July The question is whether the egg-shaped, four-legged craft will really take off as a transportation alternative in this car-clogged city already home to the world's longest driverless metro line George Jetson approved.
"14.02.2017 18:36:07" theglobeandmail.com For Westminster dogs, there is no business like show business Many of the biggest dog show's participants carve out secondary careers in film and movies They're show dogs with star power.
"14.02.2017 18:16:11" theglobeandmail.com Winnipeg steps up with aid for refugees denied U.S. asylum The Winnipeg Foundation announced $33,000 in emergency grants on Monday to support the needs of refugee claimants. Following the arrival of 21 refugees over the weekend, The Winnipeg Foundation announced $33,000 in emergency grants to support their needs.
"14.02.2017 17:59:18" theglobeandmail.com Raptors reportedly acquire Serge Ibaka from Magic for Ross, draft pick A source tells The Canadian Press that the Raptors have acquired Serge Ibaka from the Orlando Magic for Terrence Ross plus a first-round pick in the 2017 NBA draft "The Toronto Raptors have finally got the defensive big man they've been coveting."
"14.02.2017 17:47:10" theglobeandmail.com Chair Janet Yellen says U.S. Fed on course to raise rates Says delaying raising rates could leave central bank behind the curve “Waiting too long ... would be unwise.” From Report on Business
"14.02.2017 17:28:01" theglobeandmail.com How much trade leverage does Canada really have with the U.S.? Despite what the Canadian government touts, it's our provinces that are in large part overwhelmingly dependent on keeping the U.S. borders open Despite what the Canadian government touts, it's our provinces that are in large part overwhelmingly dependent on keeping the U.S. borders open.
"14.02.2017 17:01:25" theglobeandmail.com Massive fire rips through midtown Toronto racquet club More than 150 firefighters battling the blaze, but no reported injuries “It's not solid. It's not firm. It's starting to give way under the effects of the fire.”
"14.02.2017 16:40:09" theglobeandmail.com Scientists offer guidelines on altering human genome for medical research and treatment Expert committee including Canadians recommends scientists 'proceed with caution,' including on genome manipulations that could be inherited “The bottom line is the potential to be able to fix genetic disease is here.”
"14.02.2017 16:16:07" Timeline Photos 'Cupid's conundrum' Today's editorial cartoon by Brian Gable. From Globe Opinion
"14.02.2017 16:07:50" theglobeandmail.com Out like Flynn: A who's who of the scandal surrounding Trump's ex-adviser and his Russian ties Michael Flynn's resignation as the U.S. President's national security adviser has raised pointed questions about who knew what, and when, about his conversations with Russian officials. Here's a guide to the people involved Find out who knew what, and when, about Flynn's conversations with Russian officials.
"14.02.2017 15:44:48" theglobeandmail.com Thief takes off with woman's bible, a gift from her late husband When a Calgary woman was accosted and robbed in a mall parking lot on Feb. 2, her assailant took off with her inscribed book of scriptures The 79-year-old Calgary resident had just left a bank and was about to get into her car, when she was accosted by a woman in her mid- to late-20s.
"14.02.2017 15:23:22" theglobeandmail.com Playboy magazine brings back nudity after year-long ban Decision to show less skin was made last year “Nudity was never the problem because nudity isn't a problem. Today we're taking our identity back and reclaiming who we are,” wrote Playboy's CCO.
"14.02.2017 14:57:05" theglobeandmail.com Trump adviser Flynn resigns after reports he misled Pence on Russia Trump aide Kellyanne Conway says Flynn 'knew he'd become a lightning rod' Despite a Justice Department warning to the White House late last month regarding Flynn's position with Russia, he still had the "full confidence” of the president as late as Monday.
"14.02.2017 14:55:47" theglobeandmail.com Ontario judge sides with Sixties Scoop survivors The plaintiffs had sued for $1.3 billion #Breaking: Damages still have to be decided at a later stage but there had been estimates they could total $1.3 billion -- $85,000 for each of the expected 16,000 class member.
"14.02.2017 14:39:36" theglobeandmail.com North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half brother killed in Malaysia: source South Korea TV network reports Kim Jong Nam was poisoned by two women believed to be North Korean operatives Kim Jong Nam, the older half brother of the North Korean leader, had spoken out publicly against his family's dynastic control of the isolated state.
"14.02.2017 14:19:22" theglobeandmail.com Disney dumps YouTube star PewDiePie for anti-Semitic content YouTube decided to remove Kjellberg's channel from its Google Preferred service and canceled the release of Scare PewDiePie Season 2 Felix Kjellberg, the YouTube star known as PewDiePie, made about $15 million last year as YouTube's highest-paid star.
"14.02.2017 13:54:40" theglobeandmail.com Parts of Atlantic Canada remain under blizzard warning as storm moves east Environment Canada issues blizzard warnings for northern Nova Scotia, the east and south coasts of Newfoundland and all of Prince Edward Island The day after 70 cm of snow fell in parts of New Brunswick, Newfoundland is bracing for up to 60 cm of the white stuff.
"14.02.2017 13:31:25" theglobeandmail.com Globe Editorial: When it comes to stopping North Korea, China holds the key It's very likely that Kim Jong-un, the dictator of North Korea, was trying to get the attention of President Donald Trump, in his latest medium-range nuclear missile test, with the claim that a North Korean long-range, intercontinental missile is ... The world is at risk from such a strange combination of poverty and high technology. And China is the key to the solution. From Globe Opinion
"14.02.2017 13:08:46" Timeline Photos Moment in time: Feb. 14, 1949 - Quebec asbestos workers strike:
On this day, 5,000 asbestos miners in Quebec's Eastern Townships walked off the job in a fight for better working conditions.
Their demands included a wage of $1 an hour and reducing workers'
"14.02.2017 12:40:00" theglobeandmail.com Morning update: Top stories to start your day Also: Trump's national security adviser Flynn resigns, breaking down the Trudeau-Trump meeting, and worries about safety of medical marijuana products Want to know what's making news? Stay informed with our morning newsletter, e-mailed to you each day.
"14.02.2017 12:38:31" theglobeandmail.com Four Republican senators on the fence about Trump's nominee for Labour secretary Senators Susan Collins, Tim Scott, Johnny Isakson and Lisa Murkowski said they won't decide how to vote on fast-food executive Andrew Puzder's nomination until after his Senate confirmation hearing Thursday Fast food executive Andrew Puzder's nomination is under threat due to domestic violence allegations and because he employed an undocumented housekeeper.
"14.02.2017 12:16:07" theglobeandmail.com Medicinal marijuana users skeptical of product safety after recalls for banned pesticides Revelations that the government isn't testing regularly to prove all companies aren't using harmful chemicals have left consumers concerned for their health Revelations that the government isn't testing regularly to prove all companies aren't using harmful chemicals have left consumers concerned for their health.
"14.02.2017 11:52:17" theglobeandmail.com Another sponsorship deal for De Grasse – but not the one you're thinking of Beverley De Grasse inks a one-year deal with a food manufacturer, the latest in a trend of sponsors looking to athletes' moms for a brand lift The latest marketing partnership to land on the De Grasse doorstep is not focused on the Canadian track phenom: the star of the campaign is his mother, Beverley.
"14.02.2017 11:01:36" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau faces second probe over trip to Aga Khan's island Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson is to determine whether Mr. Trudeau broke the Conflict of Interest Code The Ethics Commissioner has launched an inquiry to determine whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau broke the Conflict of Interest Code when he stayed at the Aga Khan's private island.
"14.02.2017 04:16:45" theglobeandmail.com Trump's national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns amid Russia controversy Flynn's departure less than one month into the Trump administration marks an extraordinarily early shakeup Breaking news: Michael Flynn has resigned after reports he misled Trump administration officials about his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the U.S.
"14.02.2017 03:07:31" theglobeandmail.com Vancouver brimming with million-dollar houses as affordability crisis hangs over city 99.7 per cent of city's detached houses had assessed values of at least $1-million last summer 99.7 per cent of city's detached houses had assessed values of at least $1-million last summer. From Globe British Columbia
"14.02.2017 01:26:09" theglobeandmail.com U.S. lawsuit seeking $100 million from Lance Armstrong heads to trial The U.S. Justice Department alleges that Lance Armstrong defrauded the government by accepting sponsorship money from the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) as he led the team to a string of Tour de France victories while doping Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour titles and banned for life from bicycle racing in 2012 by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency after it accused him in a report of engineering one of the most sophisticated doping schemes in sports.
"14.02.2017 00:56:54" theglobeandmail.com Sarah Palin won't be named U.S. ambassador to Canada: official It's often a tradition for American presidents to name envoys as a political reward. The last two ambassadors to Canada, David Jacobson and Bruce Heyman, had raised millions of dollars for Barack Obama. American officials have not yet made a decision but were leaning to appointing someone who raised money for the Trump campaign. The last two ambassadors to Canada had raised millions for Barack Obama.
"14.02.2017 00:39:54" theglobeandmail.com When Trudeau met Trump: Canadian exceptionalism, American envy It was hard for Americans to look at Justin Trudeau with anything but longing: not only to give our eyes a break from Donald Trump, but to remember what it is like to have a president who is eloquent, informed and has a grasp of the rule of law It was hard for Americans to look at Justin Trudeau with anything but longing, Sarah Kendzior writes in Globe Opinion.
"14.02.2017 00:19:06" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau, Trump vow to tighten energy ties, beginning with Keystone XL Oil patch sees constructive meeting as a sign U.S. will stop short of a protectionist stance against Canada In their joint statement, Mr. Trump and Mr. Trudeau noted that U.S.-Canadian energy and the environment are “inextricably linked” and that they are committed to “further improving our ties” in those areas.
"14.02.2017 00:06:36" theglobeandmail.com Wente: Trudeau's snooze-worthy meeting with Trump a triumph Many Canadians wish Mr. Trudeau would put his foot down when dealing with Mr. Trump. These people need to realize that he'd get it cut off, Wente writes "He had a very good day." From Globe Opinion
"13.02.2017 23:45:56" theglobeandmail.com Woman's move to a bigger house could wilt finances Lisa, 45, could be stretching her budget with plans to buy a roomier home, planner says Lisa has built up some equity in her Greater Toronto Area condo townhouse and is hoping to move up to a roomier house, perhaps a semi-detached. From Report on Business
"13.02.2017 23:18:19" theglobeandmail.com Globe editorial: Trudeau keeps it boring with Trump, and it works (for now) Meeting between PM and President filled with reassuring rituals of two nations' enduring friendship Justin Trudeau "artfully managed to make the whole event completely boring. Diplomacy at its finest, basically." From Globe Opinion
"13.02.2017 22:39:25" theglobeandmail.com A sign of the times: Mazda's new billboard is watching you Automaker's new interactive ad highlights the evolution of 'out of home' marketing with a real-time counter Billboards are designed to catch your eye. But one ad in Toronto right now is looking back at passersby.
"13.02.2017 22:19:09" Justin Trudeau, Donald Trump reaffirm importance of Canada-U.S... "Our relationship with Canada is outstanding and we're going to work to make it even better." - Donald J. Trump
For more coverage of Justin Trudeau's bilateral talks in Washington: tgam.ca/trudeautrump
"13.02.2017 22:08:11" theglobeandmail.com Jerry Sandusky's adult son Jeffrey charged with child sexual abuse Jeffrey Sandusky faces multiple charges of sexual offences involving children, more than five years after his father, a former Penn State assistant coach, was himself first arrested Jeffrey's father, the former Penn State Football assistant coach, is serving a lengthy prison sentence for sexual abuse of 10 boys.
"13.02.2017 21:44:35" theglobeandmail.com Liberals set up committee to test public input on poverty strategy The federal government is turning to public consultations to help craft a poverty reduction strategy. The advisory committee will be made up of experts from academia, business and social services, as well as people who have lived with poverty.
"13.02.2017 21:31:23" Trudeau and Trump discuss women in business at White House rou... As part of their first meeting, Justin Trudeau and Donald J. Trump launched the Canada-United States Council for the Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs. For more coverage: https://tgam.ca/trudeautrump
"13.02.2017 21:11:10" theglobeandmail.com Ontario signals moratorium on offshore wind projects will continue for years Both Windstream Energy and Trillium Power Wind had wind turbine projects planned for Lake Ontario when the government brought down the moratorium Six years after Ontario abruptly imposed a moratorium on offshore wind projects, citing the need for more research, the government is signalling it will likely continue for several more years, even with all of its studies in hand.
"13.02.2017 20:49:28" theglobeandmail.com 'Overpaid' CEOs a risk for investors, study finds High executive pay has been controversial at a time of rising inequality. But investors routinely approve compensation at most large U.S. companies, with boards often saying they have linked it to performance metrics. Executive pay that is disproportionate to a company's past performance may also signal that poor returns are coming.
"13.02.2017 19:57:28" theglobeandmail.com Tesla targets Middle East luxury car market with Dubai debut Tesla is accepting online orders from customers in the United Arab Emirates, where the sales of luxury cars are among the highest in the world per capita Sales of luxury cars in the Gulf states are among the highest in the world per capita. From Report on Business
"13.02.2017 19:36:09" theglobeandmail.com My boss hired a man who assaulted me. Should I disclose this? You have no legal obligation to report this sexual assault to your employer unless there is a specific safety risk to other workers "How do I balance my sanity and safety with my career?" From Report on Business
"13.02.2017 19:08:00" theglobeandmail.com Trump promises Nigeria weapons to fight Boko Haram Pledge will be controversial given deep concerns over human-rights abuses by the Nigerian military The promise of weapons sales will be controversial, since the United States in the past has often refused to sell weapons to Nigeria because of deep concerns over human-rights abuses by the Nigerian military.
"13.02.2017 18:44:56" theglobeandmail.com Tim Hortons owner targets global growth as sales soften at home Oakville, Ont.,-based company, which also owns Burger King, saw sales at existing restaurants hit by intense competition, lower food prices at grocery stores In 2017, Tim Hortons is looking forward to some new initiatives to help spur sales, including a national espresso coffee launch and the rollout of a digital app. From Marina Strauss
"13.02.2017 18:24:15" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau, Trump sit down in Oval Office for first face-to-face meeting Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump meet in Washington Donald J. Trump didn't speak at all to Justin Trudeau during the event as the Prime Minister sat beside him smiling.
"13.02.2017 17:56:44" theglobeandmail.com Ontario to do more mercury tests at Grassy Narrows The northern First Nation has been dealing with mercury poisoning since the 1960s Mercury concentrations haven't decreased in 30 years and dangerous levels are still present in sediment, fish, and the people of Grassy Narrows:
"13.02.2017 17:29:41" theglobeandmail.com The Joseph Boyden effect: Defending my 'tenuous Indian background' Control of who is allowed in and out of our circle doesn't mean we have to interrogate each other. Frankly, I don't have the time. I am too busy celebrating our community "I grew up on my reserve. I have one of those cards. ... I'm prediabetic (and if I am faking my heritage, that one must have been done on sheer willpower), and I'm angry at the government for 500 years of interference."
"13.02.2017 17:09:06" theglobeandmail.com Another broken promise: Tax cuts for the middle class Since forming government, the Trudeau Liberals have announced several tax hikes and more may be on the way "And let's not forget about the widely-used tax credits that the government is eliminating."
"13.02.2017 16:43:32" theglobeandmail.com High Ontario electricity rates concern car makers Study shows lower power costs in 10 largest auto-producing U.S. states don't make a big difference in sticker price now, but executives worry about the future Electricity rates are higher in Ontario than they are in the 10 largest auto-producing U.S. states. From Report on Business
"13.02.2017 16:17:27" theglobeandmail.com UN Security Council meeting sought over North Korean missile test The banned missile test, which was conducted early Sunday, is seen as an implicit challenge to President Donald Trump, who has vowed a tough line on Pyongyang The banned missile test is seen as an implicit challenge to President Donald J. Trump, who has vowed a tough line on Pyongyang.
"13.02.2017 15:56:01" theglobeandmail.com Trump, Trudeau to discuss women in work force during Washington visit Canada and the U.S. will launch a new task force aimed at helping women advance in the business world A White House official said Justin Trudeau's office reached out to discuss working on a joint effort:
"13.02.2017 15:34:27" theglobeandmail.com The new civics course: U.S. schools teaching students how to spot fake news U.S. schools are introducing news literacy courses in a bid to combat the kind of 'Pope endorse Trump' headlines that mudded the waters during the 2016 presidential campaign U.S. schools are introducing news literacy courses in a bid to combat the kind of 'Pope endorse Trump' headlines that muddied the waters during the 2016 presidential campaign.
"13.02.2017 15:11:34" theglobeandmail.com Nearly 200,000 remain under evacuation near California dam The evacuation was ordered Sunday afternoon after engineers spotted a hole on the concrete lip of the secondary spillway for the Oroville Dam The evacuation was ordered after engineers spotted a hole on the concrete lip of the secondary spillway for the Oroville Dam.
"13.02.2017 14:49:24" theglobeandmail.com Blue Jays GM sees the team succeeding if things work to perfection Spring training in preparation for the 2017 MLB season begins here this week, with the first official workout for pitchers and catchers slated for Wednesday. The first full team workout is on Saturday. Ross Atkins is optimistic, but the Toronto Blue Jays need no catastrophic injuries, no regression in player performance and a strong starting rotation.
"13.02.2017 14:28:08" theglobeandmail.com Parts of Atlantic Canada shutting down as blizzard moves across region New Brunswick and P.E.I. are looking at totals ranging from 25 to 40 centimetres, with wind gusts up to 100 km/h Some areas of Atlantic Canada could be buried under as much as 75 centimetres of snow with wind gusts up to 100 km/h.
"13.02.2017 14:15:25" theglobeandmail.com Yakabuski: With Trump, sunny ways is Trudeau's best play If the Prime Minister has a positive visit with Donald Trump it will yield huge economic and political dividends for Canada This is not the assignment Trudeau signed up for when he was elected. But it's the one that history has handed him. If he manages it well, it will yield huge economic and political dividends. From Globe Opinion
"13.02.2017 13:54:16" Timeline Photos '(White) House rules' Today's editorial cartoon by David Parkins. From Globe Opinion
"13.02.2017 13:31:23" theglobeandmail.com Montreal mosques hold public event to foster understanding in wake of deadly shooting About 14 mosques were to participate in Sunday's event, aimed at deconstructing false stereotypes surrounding the Muslim community “We want to deconstruct these false stereotypes and break that link of disinformation and misinformation within our society.”
"13.02.2017 13:07:53" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau to emphasize common ground in Trump meeting Officials identify five areas where countries could team up to create jobs and satisfy U.S. security fears Officials have identify five areas where they countries could team up to create jobs and satisfy U.S. security fears.
"13.02.2017 12:46:40" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau visits Trump: A guide to their first meeting in Washington today Read The Globe's full coverage of events in the U.S. capital on Monday, and a primer on the issues at stake Live coverage as Justin Trudeau visits Washington to meet President Donald J. Trump for the first time. Find out what's on the agenda, who else will be there and what's at stake.
"13.02.2017 12:40:00" theglobeandmail.com Morning update: Top stories to start your day Aso: Trudeau heads to Washington, Grammy Awards highlights, and the future of a polygamous community in British Columbia Want to know what's making news? Stay informed with our morning newsletter, e-mailed to you each day.
"13.02.2017 12:29:31" theglobeandmail.com British companies fear EU employees will leave this year, survey finds The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development says recent official data showed employers who rely heavily on EU migrant workers were struggling to fill some vacancies Prime Minister Theresa May has promised tighter control over immigration when Britain leaves the bloc, even if it means the country losing its unfettered access to the EU's single market.
"13.02.2017 12:06:45" theglobeandmail.com Unfounded: Police detective cleared of misconduct in handling of sexual-assault case “I'm not surprised. There's a high threshold that they have to meet. But it's disappointing. Accountability is essential to change.” London, Ont. staff sergeant Paul Gambriel was placed under internal investigation after inquiries from The Globe and Mail over his handling of a 2010 sexual-assault complaint. From Robyn Doolittle
"13.02.2017 11:16:44" theglobeandmail.com Thousands of desperate migrants are trapped in limbo in Southern Europe Once the gateway to the promise of new lives in places like Germany and Sweden, Mark MacKinnon reports from Belgrade, Southern Europe has become a warehouse of broken lives and dreams for those fleeing war, oppression and economic deprivation in their Once the gateway to the promise of new lives in places like Germany and Sweden, Southern Europe is now home to those fleeing war, oppression and economic deprivation.
"13.02.2017 05:44:53" theglobeandmail.com Beyoncé loses Grammy awards, but wins the night Beyoncé, who led the pack with nine Grammy nominations, did not fare well in the final voting, but it her show-stopping performance captured the fascination of the gobsmacked tweeters who watched the televised broadcast Although Beyoncé went to the Grammys with nine nominations and left with just two awards, she still won the night.
"13.02.2017 04:48:01" theglobeandmail.com B.C. boy with mystery broken bones diagnosed as genetically insensitive to pain Rare gene abnormality found in boy seized twice by Children's Ministry after unexplained fractures It's bittersweet news for his parents, who are relieved to finally have answers but fear the challenges ahead. From Globe British Columbia
"13.02.2017 04:26:10" theglobeandmail.com Sexual assault complaints need independent investigation, UBC policy says The university's board of directors will discuss potential measures, such as having independent investigator examine allegations, this week The University of British Columbia plans to introduce a standalone sexual-assault and misconduct policy and establish a centre to support assault survivors.
"13.02.2017 04:04:08" theglobeandmail.com Future of Bountiful, B.C. polygamous sect unclear after criminal conviction After decades of on-again, off-again police investigations into Bountiful, a stream of special prosecutors, charges, dropped charges and a constitutional reference trial, the Crown this month won a landmark case. With one legal precedent just established, and another case looming on polygamy, the fundamentalist Mormon community in Bountiful is facing scrutiny. From Globe British Columbia
"13.02.2017 03:52:33" The 59th Grammy Awards Sunday night in Los Angeles had several memorable performances. Full story: https://tgam.ca/2l5heyp
"13.02.2017 03:41:31" theglobeandmail.com Quebec and Manitoba see influx of asylum seekers crossing U.S. border The influx of asylum seekers from the United States comes as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives at the White House on Monday for his first meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump. Mr. Trump last month signed an executive order that temporarily banned Border officials say more than 40 people claimed refugee status in Quebec this past weekend, as have 21 in Manitoba.
"13.02.2017 03:17:54" theglobeandmail.com Carrick: Upcoming federal budget could roll back tax breaks on dividends, capital gains Higher taxes on capital gains or even dividends are being scrutinized as a way to boost government revenue The odds of a federal budget that targets investors with higher taxes on capital gains or even dividends are rising. From Rob Carrick
"13.02.2017 02:57:01" theglobeandmail.com Clark: Trudeau will tread carefully on global security in Trump meeting Justin Trudeau was going to bring Canada back into UN peacekeeping. Now, that's on hold as he waits to understand Donald Trump's global priorities. The pressure to protect Canada's economic interests could force Mr. Trudeau away from key symbols of his Liberal internationalism.
"13.02.2017 02:32:18" theglobeandmail.com Unpredictable Trump awaits Trudeau in Washington for crucial bilateral talks The tête-à-tête at the White House is certain to be the most-watched meeting in decades between the leaders of two countries Justin Trudeau will try to charm Donald Trump – a man his polar opposite in nearly every way – to preserve Canada's close ties with its most important ally at one of the most unpredictable moments in the two countries' relationship.
"13.02.2017 02:07:54" theglobeandmail.com McKenna: In their first meeting, Trudeau needs to sell Trump on NAFTA Donald Trump has already gone from wanting to rip up NAFTA to perhaps just refurbishing the trade pact. Nothing is more important to Canada's well-being than its economic relationship with the U.S., enshrined in the free-trade pact, Barrie McKenna writes.
"13.02.2017 01:47:04" theglobeandmail.com Hope soars: ballet auditions that could change their lives So you think you can ballet? Hundreds of dancers, from the ages of nine to 19, travelled from all over the country to audition for a chance to compete at the Youth America Grand Prix.
"13.02.2017 01:22:50" theglobeandmail.com Trump may suspend rules on African 'conflict minerals,' say human rights advocates Suspension would help enrich warlords, says Amnesty International The move would jeopardize many years of efforts to identify minerals from conflict zones so that consumers aren't inadvertently financing war and rape when they buy cellphones, laptops, jewellery and other products.
"13.02.2017 01:01:55" theglobeandmail.com Ibbitson: Don't count Kevin O'Leary out of the Conservative leadership race Despite challenges, there is a real chance that the entrepreneur could take on the Liberals and Justin Trudeau in the next federal election A surprising number of Conservatives with a track record of winning are behind him. He is attracting new members, money and buzz. He needs to be watched, John Ibbitson writes.
"13.02.2017 00:40:19" theglobeandmail.com Can you hear me now? 150 years of Canadian telecom innovations A series about people, products and discoveries that changed the world From Alexander Graham Bell to BlackBerry, Canada has shaped how the world communicates.
"13.02.2017 00:19:23" theglobeandmail.com Why your adviser should be more than just a fancy stock picker Advisers bring a lot more value to the table in areas such as needs assessment and risk allocation Choosing securities might be an obvious role, but providing good financial guidance goes far deeper.
"12.02.2017 23:57:31" theglobeandmail.com Mulcair implores Trudeau to stand up for Canadians affected by Trump's immigration and travel ban In a letter to the Prime Minister, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says it is Mr. Trudeau's job to represent Canadians resoundingly opposed to Mr. Trump's policies In a letter to Justin Trudeau, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says it is Mr. Trudeau's job to represent Canadians resoundingly opposed to Mr. Trump's policies.
"12.02.2017 23:33:22" theglobeandmail.com Lawyers urge Ottawa to make changes to Safe Third Country Agreement Immigration lawyers say they've received an influx of requests from refugees in the U.S. hoping to seek asylum in Canada – despite an agreement that makes it nearly impossible. The Canadian government has faced pressure to repeal the Canada-U.S. agreement since Donald J. Trump's immigration ban, but has so far refused.
"12.02.2017 23:12:33" theglobeandmail.com Prince back on streaming platforms, two new albums to come in June The streaming deal covers platforms such as Amazon Music, Spotify, Apple Music and Pandora Prince's music, including his signature album “Purple Rain,” are being released to coincide with Sunday's Grammy Awards, where Prince is to be remembered in a special tribute.
"12.02.2017 22:52:05" theglobeandmail.com Ontario school board cancels U.S. trips due to 'safety and equity' concerns A trustee at a southwestern Ontario school board says the board has cancelled a handful school trips to the U.S. due to concerns of “safety and equity”. The Greater Essex County District School Board says it has cancelled all trips to the U.S. that were scheduled for February, along with a trip to Washington, D.C. in April.
"12.02.2017 22:20:23" theglobeandmail.com How female athletes' eating patterns can affect bone health A new study predicts stress fracture risk in female athletes with devastating accuracy Eating patterns, and the broader cluster of conditions known as the “female athlete triad” predict stress fracture risk in female athletes with devastating accuracy.
"12.02.2017 21:15:47" Canadian skier Erik Guay wins his second medal of the week today. He took silver today in the men's downhill at the world skiing championships four days after winning the super G title.
"12.02.2017 21:10:26" theglobeandmail.com Radio raconteur Ron Fournier rules the French-language sports airwaves Fournier has charmed and sung his way into the hearts of Montreal Canadiens fans during his more than 30 years on French-language sports radio Part Don Cherry, part Bob McKenzie, part Rick Mercer. Meet Ron Fournier, host of the top-rated French-language hockey program in Canada.
"12.02.2017 20:49:47" theglobeandmail.com The Lego Batman Movie: A comic-book story that is pure, glossy fun Warner's The Lego Batman Movie is a cinematic snack to tide over hungry moviegoers with toddler-like appetites (and just plain ol' regular toddlers, too) "Basically, it's a standard-issue Batman narrative – arguably better than 50 per cent of history's other Batman films – that just happens to take place in a Lego-fied world."
"12.02.2017 20:27:37" theglobeandmail.com Why Hollywood is obsessed with Boston Young men scull on the Charles. A cop makes a Dunkin' run. Fenway is seen from above. Someone says, “chowdahead.” A wildly disproportionate number of movies are set in Boston, each obsessed with a vision of the city that's no longer true.
"12.02.2017 20:03:14" theglobeandmail.com For Leicester City FC, a long fall from Premier League grace The club faces the prospect of being the first in 79 years to be relegated just one season after winning the league title Leicester City Football Club was the darling of the sports world last year, overcoming 5,000-to-1 odds to win the Premier League. But that epic fairy tale has turned into a nightmare.
"12.02.2017 19:41:41" theglobeandmail.com One year away, Canadian athletes gearing up for 2018 Winter Olympics The 23rd Winter Olympics open Feb. 9, 2018, in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and close 16 days later. Athletes hoping to wear the Maple Leaf at the 2018 Winter Olympics have one year to secure a spot on the Canadian team and hone their performance for a shot at a medal.
"12.02.2017 19:20:01" theglobeandmail.com Taylor: Fuss over American Super Bowl ads ignores reality of Internet TV Sim-sub has always been a double-edged sword; it fed ad dollars into the system, in theory providing the broadcasters with more revenue to spend on Canadian programming. But the money was only available if the broadcasters simulcast Hollywood shows with The Super Bowl ad controversy distracts from discussions about how Canadian programming is to be funded in the future and how Canadians will find it.
"12.02.2017 18:55:34" theglobeandmail.com Welcome to the #OscarsSoMale era, again Gender parity in film matters because excluding women skews the perspective of which stories are 'worth' hearing, and how they're told There are 152 non-acting nominees at this year's Academy Awards. 37, or about 24% of those nominated, are women.
"12.02.2017 18:34:55" theglobeandmail.com White House defends Trump's immigration ban as provocations mount Senior White House Advisor Stephen Miller maintained that the president has sweeping executive authority when it comes to barring foreigners he deems pose a risk to the country Stephen Miller, President Trump's chief policy adviser and one of the architects of the ban, said that the president has sweeping executive authority when it comes to barring foreigners he deems pose a risk to the U.S.
"12.02.2017 18:13:49" theglobeandmail.com Canadian authors reveal their romantic 'deal-breaker' books The Globe surveys Canadian writers to determine if there is such a novel that would test even the most storybook of romances Can a relationship survive if its partners are not, quite literally, on the same page? We surveyed a number of authors on whether there's such a thing as a “deal-breaker” book
"12.02.2017 17:50:42" theglobeandmail.com WWII bomb defused in Greece; 70,000 evacuees heading home Authorities say an unexploded bomb found under a gas station was defused and safely taken to an army firing range outside the city of Thessaloniki Over 70,000 people were forced to evacuate after an unexploded World War II bomb was found under a gas station in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki.
"12.02.2017 17:28:46" theglobeandmail.com A contrite Denis Shapovalov vows to learn from Davis Cup incident After a ball thrown in frustration hit an umpire, the rising Canadian tennis star says his conduct was 'unprofessional' The 17-year-old, widely considered a rising star in Canadian tennis, speaks about what he had done, what the days had been like since – and the shame and regret that may haunt him for some time.
"12.02.2017 17:08:31" theglobeandmail.com Host Alec Baldwin, 'SNL' cast skewer Trump White House Melissa McCarthy opened the show with her portrayal of White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer Melissa McCarthy was back to open the show with her portrayal of hot-tempered White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer.
"12.02.2017 16:46:18" theglobeandmail.com Planting peace in Syria: Why I still have hope for my mother country I convinced myself before leaving for Syria that I would not cry once I got there. No matter what horror I saw or heard, I would be strong and I would not cry. But it was one of the first things I did once I arrived. Syrians are drained after years of conflict, but reconciliation and resilience can still be seen in the country's war-torn streets.
"12.02.2017 16:29:07" theglobeandmail.com What you need to know about food sensitivities Food sensitivity is a very broad term that includes most negative responses to food, including irritable bowel syndrome, migraines and weight gain. If you think you should be tested for a food sensitivity, there are a few options to consider.
"12.02.2017 16:15:37" theglobeandmail.com 'Nothing short of catastrophic': How one of Alberta's top legal minds lost everything Shawn Beaver was once considered one of Alberta's most successful lawyers. Then money started to go missing from clients' accounts. Shawn Beaver was once considered one of Alberta's most successful criminal defence lawyers and a highly respected legal mind. Then money started to go missing from client accounts. As a panel is set to consider his fate, questions continue to surround a
"12.02.2017 16:09:06" theglobeandmail.com Later high school start times may improve academic success: study The Central Connecticut State University study backs previous research that says additional sleep boosts psychological, behavioral and academic benefits for teens When high schools start at 8:30 a.m. or later, attendance rates and graduation rates improve, according to a new study.
"12.02.2017 15:52:41" theglobeandmail.com Conservatives offer support to Trudeau ahead of meeting with Trump Interim leader Rona Ambrose sent Trudeau a letter calling for bipartisan efforts in building a relationship with the Trump administration Interim leader Rona Ambrose sent a letter to Prime Minister Trudeau calling for bipartisan efforts in building a relationship with the new Trump administration.
"12.02.2017 15:29:13" theglobeandmail.com Urban buildings repurposed for student housing Existing buildings in urban cores are being transformed into residences. The retrofits meet growing demand for campus living and provide the open spaces and amenities that today's scholars desire Residence projects across Canada are retrofitting existing buildings to suit student needs, but they've faced more complications and challenges in their conversions.
"12.02.2017 15:08:54" theglobeandmail.com RCMP say 21 people arrested for illegally crossing border at Manitoba town RCMP say they arrested two groups of people, one group of 16 and the other of five, illegally crossing at Emerson, Manitoba, late Friday and early Saturday RCMP say they arrested two groups of people for illegally crossing at Emerson, Manitoba, late Friday and early Saturday.
"12.02.2017 14:47:14" theglobeandmail.com Home is where the heart is: Couples share the homes that they've built with love As Matthew Hague learns, the dwellings are physical representations of their affection for each other For these couples, a house is more than a place to lay their heads.
"12.02.2017 14:27:10" theglobeandmail.com This Black History Month, is there anything to celebrate? It is hard to see the Trump Presidency as anything other than a direct repudiation of the racial rapprochement, and comity, that the previous election of Barack Obama once promised. "There is a different, unsettling feel to this Black History Month." From Globe Opinion
"12.02.2017 13:50:22" theglobeandmail.com I want to watch porn, but will it make me less interested in my partner? Researchers have suggested that the positive effects of consuming erotica in relationships may outnumber the negative ones Overall, researchers found that the positive effects of pornography outnumbered the negative ones.
"12.02.2017 12:48:49" theglobeandmail.com The Upstarts, reviewed: A look at the disruptors who are transforming the way we live Stone's book focuses on two companies, Airbnb and Uber, that have blown up just about every existing relationship in the hospitality and taxi industries Brad Stone's book focuses on two companies, Airbnb and Uber, that have blown up just about every existing relationship in the hospitality and taxi industries.
"12.02.2017 12:05:00" theglobeandmail.com From Zika to dengue, a warming Europe faces new disease threats Europe is facing a growing risk of new disease outbreaks – which may prove difficult to quickly detect and stop – as rising temperatures make the region more vulnerable to illnesses brought in by travelers and trade, a leading health expert warns. Lyme disease, West Nile virus and malaria are growing concerns in southern European countries, scientists say.
"12.02.2017 11:28:35" theglobeandmail.com Eating during labour may be safe – even beneficial – for women Current guidelines recommend against eating solid food during labour Women may be able to eat more than just ice chips during labor without risking complications, according to a new review of previous research.
"12.02.2017 02:49:53" theglobeandmail.com How to give investments from beyond the grave How to “gift from the grave” is a question investment professionals get asked a lot by investors interested in learning how to give charitably from their estate after they die. Did you know that investors can choose to donate securities to their favourite charity after they pass away?
"12.02.2017 02:25:48" theglobeandmail.com I came as close to dying as you can get, but I'm still smiling I have learned to live in the moment and appreciate my family, my friends and my life like I never did before, Mac Horsburgh writes I have learned to live in the moment and appreciate my family, my friends and my life like I never did before, Mac Horsburgh writes.
"12.02.2017 02:05:41" theglobeandmail.com Hanging out with my family – and Darth Vader – aboard Disney's fantasy ship Disney offers an experience that will take guests further than any human has ever gone before. Amber Nasrulla boards their fantasy ship to stand toe to toe with Stormtroopers in another galaxy You could say it's a fantasy cruise to a land far, far away
"12.02.2017 01:42:30" theglobeandmail.com How to raise your kids to be financially savvy Personal finance guru Beth Kobliner discusses how you can equip your children with money smarts when they're still young It's important to instill your children with the right lessons about spending, saving and investing, to prime them for a more secure financial future.
"12.02.2017 01:19:18" theglobeandmail.com Eden Robinson is laughing all the way to the dark side Ask anyone who has interviewed her or heard her interviewed, gone to one of her readings, met her even in passing: author Eden Robinson has the best laugh in the business. Unbridled, loud, contagious. And on this particular Sunday afternoon, even as we The acclaimed author may be a new (gluten-free-diet) woman, but that hasn't stopped her from exploring the underbelly of family life.
"12.02.2017 00:58:30" theglobeandmail.com Radwanski: Can Trudeau's optimism survive Trump's unpleasant surprises on Monday? If you start from the premise that it's in Canada's interest to make nice with our biggest trading partner, no matter how much the people running that country may offend our sensibilities, it's hard not to admire the (slightly forced) optimism of Mr. Even if Trudeau plays it as safe as possible on Monday, nothing is certain with an unpredictable counterpart in the White House.
"12.02.2017 00:38:12" theglobeandmail.com Doyle: Girls' final season is as real and riling as ever As HBO's millennial comedy enters the home stretch, viewers get a reliable mix of poignant humour and grating self-indulgence "The return of Girls is a bracing reminder that it is, and always has been, the most frustrating of cable-quality shows." From John Doyle Critic Writer Soccer
"12.02.2017 00:15:21" Timeline Photos The best advice for Canadian investors over the past few years has been to stick close to home. The next few years, however, are likely to present a far different picture. Based on current valuations, Canadians will have to venture further afield and
"11.02.2017 23:53:15" theglobeandmail.com Shawn Micallef's Frontier City, reviewed: Can Toronto fulfill its potential? The book offers both a sobering postmortem examination of the Ford administration and a warning that the underlying conditions that drove it are still present The book offers both a sobering postmortem examination of Rob Ford's time as Mayor and a warning that the underlying conditions that drove it are still present.
"11.02.2017 23:28:22" theglobeandmail.com Alberta First Nation band Northern Cree heads to the Grammys 'When we all sing, it sounds like one voice' Northern Cree has received seven Grammy nominations throughout its history and will be the opening act at this year's awards ceremony.
"11.02.2017 23:03:51" theglobeandmail.com Mason: Has Premier Christy Clark had her enough's enough scandal? This week, the Liberals commenced a bizarre and ultimately misguided campaign to convince the public that their site had been hacked by the NDP If Premier Christy Clark loses this spring's provincial election, she may look back on this week with bitter regret. From Globe British Columbia
"11.02.2017 22:42:34" theglobeandmail.com Gaming, gyms and rock climbing: the new face of rec rooms Recreation rooms of all shapes and sizes are popular in new homes, according to a recent survey by U.S. Houzz and Home, an online source of interior-design photos and decor ideas. Unlike old-time rec rooms with their wood panelling, ceiling tiles, box TVs and cast-off furniture, modern spaces are bringing a wide variety of amenities to luxury homes.
"11.02.2017 22:18:37" theglobeandmail.com U.S. doctor says Canada is playing down risks of pesticide tainted-pot Toxicologist Warren Porter questions message Health Canada approved seeking to allay concerns over banned pesticide found in medical marijuana Canada's response to a tainted-cannabis problem in the medical-marijuana sector is being questioned on grounds that patients aren't being given accurate information on the risks associated.
"11.02.2017 21:55:33" theglobeandmail.com As big names skip the Grammys, have the awards become 'irrelevant'? In a year where Canada, especially black Canadians, could shine incredibly bright at the Grammys, there's a distinct shadow cast over the ceremonies. Drake, Kanye West and Justin Bieber will all reportedly miss one of the music industry's biggest events amid criticism the awards are long outdated.
"11.02.2017 21:34:59" theglobeandmail.com Trump's raucous first three weeks have little effect on popularity Mr. Trump this week hit the trifecta that is defining the early days of his presidency: All-out war over his signature controversial policies, an inability to separate his business interests from the office he holds and, at least in some small way, the “Peoples' opinions of Trump are already pretty fixed. People who voted for him don't really care about a lot of this sound and fury.”
"11.02.2017 21:10:53" theglobeandmail.com European Commission president says Britain may divide EU over Brexit talks Suggests Britain could pit countries against each other to gain better deals Jean-Claude Juncker said he fears Britain will divide the European Union's 27 remaining members by making different promises to each country during its Brexit negotiations.
"11.02.2017 20:47:09" theglobeandmail.com Toronto groups look to combat sexual harassment, violence in city's nightlife scene In a culture often criticized for being flippant toward abuse – from a 2015 sexual-harassment lawsuit against King Street West's Westlodge restaurant to La Carnita's Donald Trump-inspired “grab her by the taco” Instagram joke last October – forcing A series of organizations and initiatives speak up in hopes of turning the city's nightlife scene away from its flippant stance on sexual violence.
"11.02.2017 20:27:03" theglobeandmail.com Globe editorial: What Trudeau must say to Trump On Thursday, after his trip to Washington was announced, Mr. Trudeau tweeted: “Strong Canada-US ties help the middle class in both countries. Monday, I'll meet @realDonaldTrump in DC to keep working for that goal.” That's the script. Commit it to memory. On Monday, Justin Trudeau will meet with President Donald J. Trump. Here's what Mr. Trudeau must say. From Globe Opinion
"11.02.2017 20:02:18" theglobeandmail.com Saunders: When voters feel the world is broken, the Trumps rise When people believe that their world has gone to hell – or, more to the point, that someone else's world has gotten better – they tend to vote for equally pessimistic people. Declinism is never really about your own downfall, it's the fear that things are getting better for other people, Doug Saunders writes in Globe Opinion.
"11.02.2017 19:38:18" theglobeandmail.com Sears, Kmart drop 31 Trump Home items from their online shops Trump's line of clothing and shoes fell by nearly one-third in the past fiscal year, with sharp drops in sales weeks before her father was elected president The decision follows Nordstrom's announcement this week it had decided to stop carrying Ivanka Trump's apparel because of declining sales.
"11.02.2017 19:13:53" theglobeandmail.com John Oliver wants to carve out a space on television for Trump-free topics After Donald Trump delivered his victory speech, Oliver says, “I didn't want to go to sleep and I couldn't work out what to do.” The host of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver talks to us about Trump's election and the impact he's had on the news cycle.
"11.02.2017 18:50:58" theglobeandmail.com Calgary restaurant owners rethinking business plans to serve growing population With a population in 2016 that borders 1.4 million – about 180,000 more residents than we had five years earlier – this city's restaurants have plenty of mouths to feed. So, where all all of these newly minted Calgarians when it comes to dining out? Struggling to serve the fastest-growing city in Canada, chefs are forced to rethink the direction of their businesses.
"11.02.2017 18:30:35" theglobeandmail.com Toronto developer who salvaged Banksy graffiti installs it in pedestrian pathway Graffiti done by the British street artist was saved by a Toronto developer who reinstalled it in a pedestrian pathway The stencil painting of a policeman or security guard clutching the leash of a muzzled pink balloon dog was one of seven pieces the elusive British street artist created on downtown walls during a visit in May, 2010
"11.02.2017 18:04:38" theglobeandmail.com Southey: An invitation to U.S. tech companies: Make Canada your second choice Maybe it's time the Facebooks, Googles and Microsofts of the world sew a Maple Leaf to their luggage. We can promise a growing sector, free health care and a leader who could pass the Turing test "Maybe it's time you all gave some thought to moving to Silicold Valley." From Globe Opinion
"11.02.2017 17:42:40" theglobeandmail.com This RCMP 'rock-star hero' battled suicidal urges after the attack on Parliament On the way to work one day, RCMP officer Curtis Barrett spotted a dump truck and thought about slamming his car into its heavy steel and ending his life. It could all be over in 10 seconds, he thought. Amid soaring rates of PTSD among first responders, an RCMP officer tells a painful backstory to the Parliament Hill shootout.
"11.02.2017 17:17:06" theglobeandmail.com After largest tech merger in history, Dell comes full circle From the automation of home appliances to connected cars to real-time biometrics from medical implants, computer chips are creating big changes in the way we interact with objects and businesses. The onetime industry disruptor is banking on another industrial revolution to capture the growing global IT business.
"11.02.2017 16:56:15" theglobeandmail.com Possible NDP leader candidates could energize the party “The party is wrestling, almost in an existential way, with what it wants to be." Voters disappointed in Justin Trudeau might be available to the New Democrats come the next election.
"11.02.2017 16:33:56" Timeline Photos Despite a punishing recession, Calgary's housing market has so far proven to be surprisingly resilient as unemployed homeowners have largely found ways to keep paying their bills. Economists expect Alberta's economy to finally emerge from recession in
"11.02.2017 16:10:36" theglobeandmail.com As more jurisdictions adopt harm reduction, addiction experts look to what's next Sixteen years after Vancouver formally adopted a 'four pillars' approach to drug strategy, the city – and the province – finds itself in the grip of an overdose crisis Sixteen years after Vancouver formally adopted a 'four pillars' approach to drug strategy, the city – and the province – finds itself in the grip of an overdose crisis. From Globe British Columbia
"11.02.2017 15:49:42" theglobeandmail.com #WeddingPrep: Planning your ceremony's social media strategy Crafting the perfect wedding hashtag may not yet be as much a priority for couples as finding the perfect invitation card stock, but given our growing engagement with social media (as of December 2016, Instagram had 600 million users), it's becoming With wedding planning season in full swing, some are finding that the biggest decision may not be about a dress or decor, but how you'll track the whole experience on social media.
"11.02.2017 15:29:20" theglobeandmail.com Why a failed bid for electoral reform is a win for Canada Despite its imperfections, the first-past-the-post voting system has always been, and continues to be the best-suited approach to governing Canada William A. Macdonald writes No one has shown how any alternative voting system would enable Canada to govern itself better, William A. Macdonald writes in Globe Opinion.
"11.02.2017 15:08:17" theglobeandmail.com Unfounded: Over 10,000 sexual-assault cases to be reviewed At last count, 32 police forces serving more than 1,000 communities have launched investigations into more than 10,000 recent sexual-assault complaints in light of a Globe investigation that exposed serious flaws in law-enforcement practices across the In response to a Globe investigation that found, on average, one in five sexual-assault reports is dismissed as unfounded, the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police is calling on law-enforcement agencies to review investigation practices.
"11.02.2017 14:44:53" theglobeandmail.com A guide to the funky, anything-goes world of farmhouse ales Breweries across the country are currently pushing this trendy style The anything-goes approach is in keeping with the beer's history, as brewing them was busy work for farmhands during the winter.
"11.02.2017 14:20:57" theglobeandmail.com London's fashion industry prepares for a future clouded by Brexit As she prepares to head to another runway season in London, Odessa Paloma Parker reports on how those in Britain's once-confident fashion industry are facing an uncertain future brought on by Brexit Those in Britain's once-confident fashion industry are facing an uncertain future brought on by Brexit.
"11.02.2017 13:34:11" theglobeandmail.com How do you fix a broken system? One U.S. city offers a model for handling sex-assault cases The Philadelphia Model, as it's become known, has been running for 17 years. Once a year, a group of advocates and representatives from the Women's Law Project, a legal centre in the city devoted to women's and girls' rights, are invited to go through the In Philadelphia, advocates are invited to review police sex assault files alongside high-ranking officers in search of deficiencies. Unfounded rates have plummeted and lawyers and advocates want to bring the model to Canada. From Robyn Doolittle
"11.02.2017 13:09:40" theglobeandmail.com B.C. yoga professionals create system to signal consent to physical adjustments The women have created consent cards that can be discreetly placed at the front of a mat during class, allowing the wishes of the practitioner to be known For some people, staying centred in your yoga practice can be difficult when you're worried about a stranger touching you.
"11.02.2017 12:07:37" theglobeandmail.com Gee: Canada's big-city mayors need – and deserve – financial clout Wynne government's refusal to allow Toronto to toll highways exposes how pathetically subservient Canadian municipalities are to senior governments Big-city mayors have been arguing with growing urgency that, if they are to cope with the rising demands being placed on them, they need more reliable sources of income.
"11.02.2017 11:09:04" theglobeandmail.com Pop consumption down, but sales of other sugary drinks have increased: study Canadians between the ages of nine and 18 consume more than half a litre of sugar-sweetened beverages a day on average, which will contribute to three million cases of obesity and more than 63,000 premature deaths in the next 25 years, according to a new Pop aside, a new analysis says young Canadians are still consuming more than half a litre of sugar-sweetened beverages such as energy drinks, sports drinks and flavoured milk.
"11.02.2017 03:51:04" theglobeandmail.com Donald Trump's battle with the courts has only just begun As the President challenges the judiciary over his travel order, he doesn't seem as conscious of limitations as his predecessors Donald J. Trump is discovering the limits of his authority.
"11.02.2017 03:28:49" theglobeandmail.com Hoop dreams come alive at Prince Rupert's All-Native Basketball Tournament Fifty years running, B.C.'s north coast tournament draws some of the largest crowds of any aboriginal cultural event in Canada Basketball has endured as the heart and soul of indigenous sporting culture in B.C.
"11.02.2017 03:05:26" theglobeandmail.com Opioid-crisis debate reveals the ugliest side of Vancouver city council In these dark days of “say anything” politics it appears that no one is immune – certainly not the 11 people elected to manage the business of Vancouver. The accusations, the anger, the sniping, the reactions and overreactions – it all paints a picture of a deeply divided and increasingly dysfunctional council, Stephen Quinn writes in Globe British Columbia.
"11.02.2017 02:40:24" theglobeandmail.com Picard: Jailing Will Baker for being sick would be another act of cruelty The purpose of the law should be to treat, not punish, the mentally ill – and that includes Will Baker, formerly known as Vince Li The purpose of the law should be to treat, not punish, the mentally ill – and that includes Will Baker, formerly known as Vince Li. From Globe Opinion
"11.02.2017 02:15:12" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau plans to connect with Trump on jobs but steer clear of controversial immigration ban Prime Minister to discuss mutual interest in jobs and security but will steer clear of President's immigration ban, officials say Justin Trudeau intends to forge a personal connection with President Donald J. Trump when the two leaders meet on Monday but he won't use the meeting to criticize Mr. Trump's executive order.
"11.02.2017 02:02:28" theglobeandmail.com Federal government to offer summer jobs to eligible indigenous youth The Treasury Board says the project offers on-the-job learning, professional development and networking, as well as cultural events and mentorship opportunities for participants. Building on a pilot program that began last year, 60 indigenous post-secondary students will be granted up to 14 weeks of work in federal departments and agencies.
"11.02.2017 01:35:20" theglobeandmail.com Canadian student athlete says he was denied entry to U.S. after being questioned about Muslim faith, parents' roots Yassine Aber, a track and field athlete with the Universite de Sherbrooke, says he ran into trouble at the Quebec-Vermont border Yassine Aber, a student-athlete at the Université de Sherbrooke, was told he did not have a valid passport or visa to enter the country. He says his Canadian passport is valid and doesn't expire until 2026.
"11.02.2017 01:01:21" theglobeandmail.com Hollywood moves from angry speeches to political action in the Trump era In a memo to employees on Tuesday, WME-IMG, one of the biggest talent agencies in Hollywood, said it also planned to develop “actionable public policy solutions,” connect clients with politicians from both political parties, and support donations of time Talent agencies are gearing up for a concerted response to the Trump administration, planning a pre-Oscar rally and a political action group.
"11.02.2017 00:34:00" theglobeandmail.com Trump revives voter fraud claims in meeting with U.S. senators A GOP official with knowledge of Thursday's lunch conversation described the president's comments. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because it was a private meeting. At a meeting about his Supreme Court nominee, Mr. Trump took the opportunity to to claim, without evidence, that he would've won New Hampshire if not for voters bused in from out of state.
"10.02.2017 23:56:29" theglobeandmail.com Doll based on transgender teen will debut at New York Toy Fair The doll is based on Jazz Jennings, the teenage transgender subject of the TLC documentary series I am Jazz The doll is based on Jazz Jennings, the teenage transgender subject of the TLC documentary series "I am Jazz."
"10.02.2017 23:22:39" theglobeandmail.com Man who beheaded passenger on Greyhound bus granted freedom A man who was found not criminally responsible for beheading and cannibalizing a fellow passenger on a Greyhound bus has been granted his freedom. Will Baker, formerly known as Vince Li, has been given an absolute discharge by Manitoba's Criminal Code Review Board.
"10.02.2017 22:55:47" theglobeandmail.com Canadian dollar strengthens on jobs surge, higher oil prices The Canadian dollar ended at $1.3085 to the greenback, stronger than Thursday's close of $1.3141 Canada added 48,300 jobs in January, Statistics Canada said, as hiring in the service sector helped the labor market build on its momentum from the latter part of 2016.
"10.02.2017 22:27:15" theglobeandmail.com B.C. premier apologizes for wrongly alleging NDP hacked party website Ms. Clark said in a conference call with reporters Friday that she had left a voicemail apology for Mr. Horgan, who had threatened legal action unless the premier apologized and retracted the allegation. B.C. Premier Christy Clark has apologized to provincial NDP Leader John Horgan for alleging the Opposition party hacked the B.C. Liberals website. From Globe British Columbia
"10.02.2017 22:02:21" theglobeandmail.com Ottawa backs off request for delay in Sixties Scoop judgment A ruling on the long-running lawsuit could come as early as Tuesday The case was initiated by indigenous people who say they were deprived of their cultural identity when they were removed as children from their homes on reserves and placed with white families.
"10.02.2017 21:41:54" theglobeandmail.com Inside North Bay's struggle to change how they handle sexual assault cases The situation is emblematic of the struggles small, cash-strapped police forces across the country are facing. The police service knew it had a problem – and wanted to fix it. But with limited resources, an audit of its policy and procedures wasn't possible. From Robyn Doolittle
"10.02.2017 21:19:34" theglobeandmail.com TSX closes at record high as oil prices climb, Wall Street also hits new highs Wall Street also extends its highs reached earlier this week The TSX hit an all-time high on strengthening oil prices and hopes of business-friendly tax cuts in the U.S., while a surge in domestic jobs suggested Canada's economy was picking up.
"10.02.2017 21:13:39" theglobeandmail.com Bombardier goes to court to protect Metrolinx light-rail car deal Bombardier is filing for a court injunction after the GTA transit agency declared the company in default of obligations on Eglinton Crosstown light-rail project Bombardier is going to court against Metrolinx, upping the stakes in a battle with the agency over who is to blame for delays in delivery a $770-million order of transit vehicles.
"10.02.2017 20:52:16" theglobeandmail.com With immigration ban on hold, Trump vows action 'very rapidly' Trump says action to come next week On Thursday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 3-0 that Mr. Trump's executive order targeting citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries should not be reinstated.
"10.02.2017 20:25:38" theglobeandmail.com PayPal freezes Canadian media group's account over story about Syrian family Community newspaper's payment to enter story in awards competition prompted PayPal to freeze account of national media organization The action by PayPal has sparked dismay, anxiety and raised questions about Canadian autonomy.
"10.02.2017 20:04:38" theglobeandmail.com Should we have a 'Canadian values' test for films and TV shows? While many in the entertainment industry champion the current system that awards points based on a production's Canadian credits, others see these regulations as culturally limiting and anachronistic The issue of what, exactly, makes a film or TV show genuinely Canadian is suddenly gripping the industry, after a series of government moves to shake up long-standing regulations.
"10.02.2017 19:29:25" theglobeandmail.com Ontario urges federal government to set up loan guarantees for softwood producers Ontario has sent a letter to federal Natural Resources Minister saying softwood producers will likely be paying high duties by May Ontario has joined Quebec in urging Ottawa to set up a loan guarantee program for Canadian producers who face the threat of tariffs and restrictions on exports to the U.S.
"10.02.2017 19:01:58" theglobeandmail.com Kids who live with e-cigarette users may think smoking is okay: study Study finds students who had never smoked had a positive view of adult smoking if they were exposed to e-cigarette use at home or in ads Study finds students who had never smoked had a positive view of adult smoking if they were exposed to e-cigarette use at home or in ads.
"10.02.2017 18:37:32" theglobeandmail.com Woodstock nursing home was cited for dozens of 'medication incidents' in 2016 Reports show nursing home where former nurse accused of killing seniors had 41 drug-related incidents between August and December last year The incidents laid out in the reports took place more than two years after the departure of Elizabeth Wettlaufer, a former nurse now charged with eight counts of first-degree murder, seven of which involve then-residents of the home:
"10.02.2017 18:16:03" theglobeandmail.com A week of kindness, then identity politics as usual in Quebec The worst case of hate crime against Muslims in the country's history should be inspiring a a more profound and painful conversation Politics, like gravity, adheres to inescapable laws. After a coming together in the wake of the attack at a mosque, politicians in Quebec were back to their usual rhetoric. From Globe Opinion
"10.02.2017 17:54:52" theglobeandmail.com Wente: Trump administration: Is it tragedy or is it farce? I can't decide if we're witnessing the forces of darkness unleashed upon the world, or the gang that couldn't shoot straight "That's Trumpworld. One minute we're all fretting about NATO and Putin and China, and the next minute we're tweeting pictures of Donald Trump President in bathrobes."
"10.02.2017 17:34:41" theglobeandmail.com Data company forecasts 29 medals for Canada at 2018 Olympics U.S.-based analytics firm Gracenote also foresees a record-breaking showing for Norway at the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea An analytics company predicts Canada will finish fourth in total medals won next year in Pyeongchang, South Korea, with nine gold, nine silver and 11 bronze.
"10.02.2017 17:14:02" theglobeandmail.com Trump backs Conway after criticism over promoting Ivanka's fashion line Sean Spicer said Thursday Conway had been 'counselled' on her comments The high-profile White House counsellor has come under fire from Democratic and Republican lawmakers, fact checkers and the media. But she's maintained the support of her boss.
"10.02.2017 16:52:57" theglobeandmail.com Toronto's free libraries: An inside look at all the books in a reading rainbow The Globe tours seven of Toronto's Little Free Library street boxes, and the neighbourhoods that sustain them The Little Free Libraries movement has grown to some 50,000 street boxes in more than 70 countries. Here's a look at several of the more than 100 locations across Toronto.
"10.02.2017 16:32:30" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau prepares for first meeting with Trump Also: More on Ambrose's friend; federal government slow to warn First Nations of potential fraud; and Morneau nixes forecast release After meeting President Donald J. Trump in person on Monday, Justin Trudeau will head to Germany, and then on to Sweden for a state visit.
"10.02.2017 16:03:19" theglobeandmail.com We have to stop celebrating retirement Plus teaming up to buy a house and turning to your parents for a down payment Instead of celebrating retirement, Rob Carrick writes that we should be focusing more on starting new careers in our 50s and 60s.
"10.02.2017 15:37:57" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau cites Leitch, fringe voices when questioned on electoral reform pivot Trudeau suggests one of reasons he abandoned electoral reform pledge was due to concerns over parties representing fringe voices Justin Trudeau suggested one of reasons he abandoned electoral reform pledge was due to concerns over parties representing fringe voices.
"10.02.2017 15:14:36" theglobeandmail.com Mosul residents can play soccer again, without Islamic State restrictions The venue was closed for almost four months while Iraqi forces and militants battled for the city The field was allowed to stay open when IS controlled the area, but the militants imposed strict rules on the game, including a dress code and a ban on referees' whistles.
"10.02.2017 14:54:17" theglobeandmail.com Toronto Police back out of Pride parade Move comes in wake of contentious decision to ban police floats after pressure from Black Lives Matter #Breaking: The move comes in the wake of a recent, contentious decision by Pride Toronto members to ban police floats and stalls from the annual summer event.
"10.02.2017 14:31:40" theglobeandmail.com Ottawa took years to warn Ontario First Nations about fraud Man charged with misappropriating money from children's breakfast fund in Kashechewan had contracts with six other First Nations Joe Crupi was charged in September, 2016, with fraudulently obtaining more than $1.2-million of public money for a program meant to provide breakfast for about 400 school children.
"10.02.2017 14:09:56" theglobeandmail.com Morneau dropped deficit forecast from fall update Predictive report shows Ottawa is on track to run deficits until the 2050s The long-term forecast was ultimately kept out of the fall update and wasn't made public until Dec. 23, when it was posted online without a news release.
"10.02.2017 13:48:08" theglobeandmail.com U.S. immigrant Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos deported to Mexico amid protests The case of Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos became a rallying cry for immigrant groups who believe Trump's approach to immigration will unfairly tear apart countless families Granted leniency during the Obama administration, Garcia de Rayos was deported after reporting for a routine check-in with U.S. immigration officials.
"10.02.2017 13:25:39" Timeline Photos Moment in time: Feb. 10, 1971 - Carole King releases Tapestry:
On Feb. 9, 1971, a major earthquake shook Los Angeles, and the next day an even larger one shook the music world with the release of Carole King's second solo album, Tapestry. Recorded in just
"10.02.2017 13:04:11" theglobeandmail.com Trump backs 'One China' policy in call with China's President Trump seems to be taking steps to improve ties after angering Beijing by talking to the leader of Taiwan The two sides signaled that with the “One China” issue resolved, they could have more normal relations.
"10.02.2017 12:42:39" theglobeandmail.com Travel slowed, schools closed in much of Atlantic Canada after major storm Environment Canada had issued multiple snow, storm surge and wind warnings, saying many areas of Nova Scotia could see wind gusts of up to 100 kilometres per hour and snowfall amounts of 40 cm The system was on a track to move across Cape Breton, where warnings said winds could gust to 100 km/h before diminishing later in the day.
"10.02.2017 12:28:25" theglobeandmail.com Morning update: Top stories to start your day Also: Rona Ambrose's connection to a Calgary billionaire, and a national strategy for sex-assault cases Like what you see? Sign-up for our revamped newsletter to get the day's top stories e-mailed to you each morning.
"10.02.2017 12:19:42" theglobeandmail.com Can exercising on an empty stomach help you lose weight? It's a much debated question Whether you should eat before or after your workout depends on your fitness goal.
"10.02.2017 11:57:26" Timeline Photos 'Drop zone' Today's editorial cartoon by Brian Gable. From Globe Opinion
"10.02.2017 11:01:18" theglobeandmail.com Canada, China to attend summit on free trade after TPP collapse The summit is the first effort to move beyond the rubble of the deal after the United States withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Canada and China are joining a mid-March summit hosted by Chile on how to advance trade in Asia-Pacific now that Donald Trump has pulled the U.S. out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and ceded leadership in the region.
"10.02.2017 09:35:05" theglobeandmail.com Premier Christy Clark backs away from hacking claims against B.C. NDP B.C. Liberal Premier Christy Clark ramped up her rhetoric about alleged hacking of her party's website on Thursday, while backing away from her claims that the opposition NDP is responsible With the legislative session about to resume in Victoria for the first time since last summer, B.C. Liberal Premier Christy Clark has driven headlines this week about allegedly stolen party data, rather than her government's intended agenda. From Globe
"10.02.2017 05:01:14" theglobeandmail.com British Columbia's immigration limits hurt economic growth: Minister Tech sector has difficulty keeping up with growth because of provincial nomination program's yearly caps The B.C. government says Ottawa is stifling the province's growing technology sector by rejecting demands for a substantial expansion of a program that allows B.C. to nominate new immigrants according to its labour-market needs. From Globe British
"10.02.2017 03:25:25" theglobeandmail.com Rona Ambrose denies link between federal funding and spouse's billionaire friend Ambrose has come under fire after it was revealed she was vacationing aboard a yacht in the Caribbean at the same time she was criticizing Trudeau for embracing the 'billionaire lifestyle' Rona Ambrose vacationed on a yacht owned by a billionaire Calgary oilman whose aerospace company benefited from tens of millions in federal funds from the Conservative government during her time in cabinet.
From Laura Stone
"10.02.2017 02:57:50" theglobeandmail.com Eleanor McCain ordered to help pay estranged husband's legal bills Ontario judge finds Jeff Melanson 'cannot afford' fees; orders that parties reach settlement by end of year A judge has ordered heiress Eleanor McCain to help her estranged husband, Jeff Melanson, pay his lawyers in the acrimonious legal battle to annul their brief marriage.
"10.02.2017 02:33:02" theglobeandmail.com Two medical marijuana companies face new rules after banned pesticide use Mettrum, OrganiGram will now have to regularly test for potentially harmful pesticides in their product Health Canada is adding new terms and conditions to the licences of two federally regulated medical-marijuana companies caught with banned chemicals in their products.
"10.02.2017 02:11:45" theglobeandmail.com Globe editorial: Outdated police practices are hurting victims of sexual assault The Globe and Mail's investigation into how Canadian police handle sexual assault complaints has clearly touched a nerve Globe editorial: "The different unfounded rates across Canada are evidence that there are good ways of handling sexual assault complaints, and bad ways." From Globe Opinion
"10.02.2017 01:48:34" theglobeandmail.com The Canadian marriage at 150: A look back How the couples of Canada's past fought for the right to have a future, together Matrimony is about love, family – and an adult identity in the eyes of the law. Here's a look at how the couples of Canada's past fought for the right to have a future, together.
"10.02.2017 01:25:25" theglobeandmail.com Shopify caught in political crossfire over refusal to drop Breitbart webstore The technology firm is one of the many companies caught in the crossfire of the highly charged U.S. political landscape Ottawa's Shopify Inc. provides e-commerce software for 325,000 merchants on its platform, including Breitbart News – the alt-right publication formerly chaired by U.S. President Donald Trump's senior counsellor, Stephen Bannon. From Report on Business
"10.02.2017 00:54:09" theglobeandmail.com More griping, less swiping: Retailers feel Air Miles backlash Air Miles parent company LoyaltyOne Inc.is offering an increased number of promotions with retailers, in an attempt to win back customers Fewer shoppers are pulling their Air Miles card out of their wallets at checkout in some stores. From Report on Business
"10.02.2017 00:34:03" theglobeandmail.com For children, exercise may help stave off depression Growing body of research indicates youth with more active lifestyles are less likely to develop symptoms over time Here's one more reason to make kids put down their screens and go play outside.
"10.02.2017 00:05:33" theglobeandmail.com Mason: How Canada can take Trump's refugees If Trudeau suspended the safe third-country accord, we would no longer be bound to send asylum-seekers back to the U.S. "On the weekend, 22 lost souls emerging from the wilds of Minnesota ended up in the Canadian border town of 700. And there are many who believe this is just the start of a refugee exodus." From Globe Opinion
"09.02.2017 23:26:24" theglobeandmail.com U.S. appeals court declines to reinstate Trump's immigration ban Mr. Trump now has two choices: ask the Supreme Court to intervene immediately, or wait for the case to return to the lower court for further proceedings, then mount a new appeal #Breaking: The federal appeals court has ruled that previously barred refugees, immigrants can continue to enter the U.S.
"09.02.2017 23:05:13" theglobeandmail.com Stay single to avoid somebody else's money mess Many people say they would choose to be single for the rest of their lives instead of partnering with someone with messed-up finances "Marriage can be risky, financially, especially if you have a spouse who has substantial debt or is bad with money in other ways." From Report on Business
"09.02.2017 22:32:05" theglobeandmail.com How the Toronto police have kept unfounded rates low When it comes to sexual-assault investigations, officers must have tangible evidence or an admission from the victim – and not go on instinct – when marking a case as unfounded "Certainly at the Toronto Police Service, we have made mistakes, learned lessons and made improvements," writes Mark Saunders, the city's police chief. From Globe Opinion
"09.02.2017 22:02:38" theglobeandmail.com Renzetti: Persisting and resisting: Elizabeth Warren and the mouthy sisterhood What really gets under the skin of this testosterone-poisoned administration is women speaking up. That, no matter the silencing efforts, they persist "A female senator was told to be quiet, and worse, to go sit down, as if she were a spitball-throwing brat in Grade 3." From Globe Opinion
"09.02.2017 21:37:18" theglobeandmail.com Canadian businessman David Graham's home expansion enrages London neighbours The Canadian businessman backed down from previous plans to dig four storeys below his mansion. Now, he wants to build a 5,000-square-foot underground expansion Mr. Graham backed down from previous plans to dig four storeys below his mansion to build a swimming pool, a three-car garage, a gym, a ballroom, changing rooms, a hot tub, wine cellars, an art storage room and servants' quarters. Now he's trying again,
"09.02.2017 21:15:30" theglobeandmail.com Whither the rule of law? When the established order is compromised it must be defended not just by lawyers, but by all citizens who may need its shelter "These actions are not merely policy choices over which one may legitimately disagree. They are frontal assaults on legal rules built over generations, often through U.S. leadership." From Globe Opinion
"09.02.2017 20:50:41" theglobeandmail.com Some sex workers choose industry due to benefits of occupation: study A quarter of sex workers surveyed found the work appealing “It gives me a boost in self-esteem and it makes me feel accomplished and happy because I'm providing a service.”
"09.02.2017 20:28:16" theglobeandmail.com NBA star Stephen Curry opposes Under Armour chief's pro-Trump comment Stephen Curry is the first NBA player to directly oppose comments made by their sponsor A number of NBA players including Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, who is endorsed by Nike, have recently expressed concerns over Trump's policies. But Stephen Curry is the first player to directly oppose comments made by his sponsor.
"09.02.2017 20:03:51" theglobeandmail.com What Warren Buffett's breakfast routine can teach us about strategy For starters, investors should have a disciplined, and somewhat flexible, spending strategy – particularly during corrections and bear markets Every day Warren Buffett heads off to work in his car with a set amount of money to buy his breakfast. He decides how much to take based on how the market is doing that day. From Report on Business
"09.02.2017 19:56:50" This is the Bombardier aircraft that Ottawa just backed with a... Check out the Global 7000, the Bombardier aircraft that's getting $250-million in funds from the federal government.
"09.02.2017 19:38:42" theglobeandmail.com Dutch prosecutors seek 11 years for man also linked to Amanda Todd case The man is charged with cyberbullying dozens of young girls and gay men and is also accused in Canada of sexually extorting Amanda Todd “To do justice in any way to the gravity of the facts ... the prosecution believes that there is no room to impose anything other than the maximum sentence.”
"09.02.2017 19:12:46" theglobeandmail.com Trump administration delays listing bumblebee as endangered The addition of the rusty patched bumblebee to the endangered species list was scheduled for Friday The Donald J. Trump administration made the move one day before it was to take effect.
"09.02.2017 18:47:01" theglobeandmail.com Brazil's WTO complaint over Canada's Bombardier loan a blow to trade ties Former Embraer executive says the situation is a 'big step back,' regardless of the outcome “We are probably going back to a situation that is lose-lose for everybody.”
"09.02.2017 18:25:23" theglobeandmail.com Dean Blundell show cancelled in Sportsnet 590 The Fan shakeup The exit of Dean Blundell means the Sportsnet show's new host trio can focus on sports and leave the vulgar humour behind “This was about changing the tone of the show.”
"09.02.2017 17:59:13" theglobeandmail.com Asking Canadians to delay their CPP benefits? Good luck Although it pays to wait to take your Canadian Pension Plan benefits, few Canadians do "Some of the people taking benefits early – or even on time – are making a mistake." From Rob Carrick
"09.02.2017 17:42:06" theglobeandmail.com My boyfriend is married and that's okay: Polyamory is the path we've chosen Polyamory is not a character flaw, Rose Dawson writes, it's simply the path we have chosen 'I have a boyfriend and he is married to someone else.'
"09.02.2017 17:31:27" theglobeandmail.com Air Canada touts Canadian credentials in new look for aircraft, uniforms Canadian flag will be painted on planes next to registration letters Air Canada is introducing a fresh look for its staff uniforms and fleet of planes for the first time in a dozen years:
"09.02.2017 17:15:21" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau, Trump to meet at White House on Monday "They look forward to discussing the unique relationship between Canada and the United States of America" Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will travel to Washington on Monday to hold talks at the White House with U.S. President Donald J. Trump
"09.02.2017 16:56:51" theglobeandmail.com PC Organics baby food recalled due to bacterial contamination The recall announced Thursday expands on one that was issued last week to include more than two dozen flavours of the PC Organics baby foods pouches The products were sold across Canada through the Loblaw retail network, which includes Shoppers Drug Mart, Real Canadian, Fortinos, Atlantic Superstore, Provigo, No Frills and Loblaws stores:
"09.02.2017 16:28:14" theglobeandmail.com How do I deal with my husband — the 24-hour Trump junkie? A husband who keeps the news on from morning until night is causing friction with his wife in their small condo One husband insists on having political news on from morning until night. The response to his wife's pleas for a break: learn to deal with it or leave the room.
"09.02.2017 16:03:48" theglobeandmail.com Trump breaks silence with China after administration softens rhetoric Trump sends a letter to Xi Jinping, expressing hope for the development of 'a constructive relationship' There was no invitation to golf, no flattery or hectoring or abrupt cutting of the line – now hallmarks of Donald J. Trump's numerous phone calls with foreigner leaders since becoming President.
"09.02.2017 15:42:23" theglobeandmail.com Women should never be used as political cover Women don't deserve to be used as political cover or as scapegoats – in politics or in the workplace When Minister of Democratic Reform Karina Gould took the fall for a massively unpopular decision, it was a scenario that working women were already all too familiar with: a female leader getting pushed off the glass cliff. From Globe Opinion
"09.02.2017 15:17:59" theglobeandmail.com Kellyanne Conway pitches Ivanka Trump's products from White House 'Go buy Ivanka's stuff,' Kellyanne Conway tells Fox News after Trump criticizes Nordstrom for dropping her product line “Go buy Ivanka's stuff,” Trump senior adviser Kellyanne Conway told Fox News in an interview from the White House.
"09.02.2017 14:57:30" theglobeandmail.com King's letter and Warren's stand: Four quotes to explain the 'she persisted' meme A rare rebuke in the Senate has made Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren a lightning rod for critics of the Trump administration. Here's a primer on what she did and the story behind the 1986 letter she was quoting A rare rebuke in the Senate has made Senator Warren a lightning rod for critics of the Trump administration. Find out what she did and the story behind the 1986 letter she was quoting.
"09.02.2017 14:40:38" Photos from The Globe and Mail's post Mother Nature takes a bite out of the Big Apple as the heaviest storm to hit the northeastern United States this year closed schools and grounded flights. https://tgam.ca/nycsnowstorm
"09.02.2017 14:36:30" theglobeandmail.com Vancouver has the highest proportion of empty, underused homes in 35 years Last year, 66,719 empty or underutilized units were recorded in and around Metro Vancouver The number of homes left vacant or not used as primary residences is adding fuel to concerns that real estate speculators are hollowing out neighbourhoods and driving up prices. From Globe British Columbia
"09.02.2017 14:11:35" theglobeandmail.com Internal Parti Québécois report paints picture of an old, out-of-touch party As independence falls out of favour, young Quebeckers view the organization as an inhospitable social club for baby boomers As independence falls out of favour, young Quebeckers view the organization as an inhospitable social club for baby boomers.
"09.02.2017 13:50:28" theglobeandmail.com Marijuana supplier hid pesticide from inspectors, former worker says To evade detection when Health Canada inspectors visited the operation, an employee at Mettrum hid the chemical inside the ceiling tiles of the company's offices, Mr. McConville said #Exclusive: To evade detection when Health Canada inspectors visited the operation, an employee at Mettrum hid the chemical inside the ceiling tiles, a former employee said.
"09.02.2017 13:29:07" Timeline Photos Moment in time: Feb. 9, 1996 - Donovan Bailey sets 50-metre-dash record:
On a Friday night in Reno, Donovan Bailey provided a prelude of what the summer would look like. The Canadian was already the 100metre world champion, winning the title in 1995 in
"09.02.2017 13:22:58" This 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom property has a view of Lake Ontario with private access to the beach.
"09.02.2017 13:05:53" theglobeandmail.com Top Mountie calls for review of recent sexual-assault cases Move comes after extensive Globe and Mail investigation #Breaking: Commissioner Paulson's statement goes further than what the police force had let out the previous day, when it said it was only reviewing its policies and practices. #Unfounded
"09.02.2017 12:28:00" theglobeandmail.com Top stories to start your day Also: RCMP declines to review recent sex-assault cases, and Freeland sends a warning shot on trade Get the today's top stories e-mailed to you each morning in our revamped morning newsletter. Sign-up today.
"09.02.2017 12:27:08" theglobeandmail.com PC Plus rewards collectors warned about passwords after security breach Loblaw is warning PC Plus rewards collectors to set stronger passwords after points were stolen from some members' accounts The breach stems from people using favourite or weak username and password combinations across multiple sites, a Loblaw's spokesperson said. From Report on Business
"09.02.2017 11:26:57" Timeline Photos 'Bring it on' Today's editorial cartoon by Brian Gable. From Globe Opinion
"09.02.2017 03:24:42" theglobeandmail.com RCMP declines to review recent sexual-assault cases While OPP alone plan to examine 4,000 reports from 2010-14, Canada's largest police force says it will not look at past cases in wake of Globe investigation As more and more police forces launch reviews of recent sex-assault complaints in light of The Globe's Unfounded investigation, the RCMP says it's only going to look at how it handles future cases.
"09.02.2017 02:58:56" theglobeandmail.com Trudeau concerned about refugee influx in Manitoba border town Prime Minister says Canada must provide refuge to vulnerable people in the 'right way' Trudeau's comments come as Emerson, Manitoba, a small town of 700 located across the border from North Dakota, pleas for federal help amid the arrival of dozens of refugee claimants who have braved the harsh prairie winter to cross into Canada.
"09.02.2017 02:33:39" theglobeandmail.com Somalis celebrate surprise election of dual citizen from New York state Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed astonished most analysts by winning an easy victory in the second round of voting Only about 14,000 people were allowed to participate in the election, and there was widespread evidence of bribery and vote-buying. But even a badly flawed election gave a sliver of hope to Somalis, who've suffered decades of poverty, war, terrorism,
"09.02.2017 02:27:43" theglobeandmail.com Alberta sees influx of new residents as Canadians head west Canadians continue to move West, with Alberta staking claim to the most new residents Drawn by jobs and pleased with the welcoming atmosphere, Canadians continue to migrate westward.
"09.02.2017 02:04:19" theglobeandmail.com What are the pros and cons of feeding tubes? Feeding tubes are sometimes used for people who can't swallow or are at risk of choking While artificial feeding seems an easy solution for those who have trouble swallowing, it may prove troublesome for people with dementia.
"09.02.2017 01:43:03" theglobeandmail.com Molson Canadian ad gets second life in light of Trump immigration ban The Molson commercial, which extols the value of multiculturalism, is more than a year old The commercial, which extols the value of multiculturalism, is more than a year old.
"09.02.2017 01:18:40" theglobeandmail.com Editorial: Canadians may want a trade war with Trump, but Trudeau shouldn't It's good to show toughness, but the reality is that Canada depends too much on trade with the U.S. to jeopardize it "By remaining diplomatic and avoiding pointless Twitter spats, Mr. Trudeau can put Canada on the best possible footing going in." From Globe Opinion
"09.02.2017 00:54:32" theglobeandmail.com Neil Gorsuch called Trump's attacks 'demoralizing': Democratic senator Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee has said he found the president's attacks on the judiciary 'disheartening' and 'demoralizing' according to a Democratic senator Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee said he found the president's attacks on the judiciary “disheartening” and “demoralizing,” according to a Democratic senator.
"09.02.2017 00:52:05" Researchers are using a drone to hunt down whale 'snot' The Vancouver Aquarium and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are gathering samples from the exhalation from humpback whales using a drone. Here's why.