Government reviews ‘cruel’ case of widow who risks deportation after husband’s tragic death

Government reviews ‘cruel’ case of widow who risks deportation after husband’s tragic death

The federal government is reviewing the case of a Montreal widow who risks being deported because her husband died suddenly last Christmas Eve. Nicolas Faubert was killed Dec. 24, 2016, in a tragic accident, when his elderly mother struck him when she accelerated her vehicle instead of putting on the brakes. That was just weeks before the final […]

Leafs have plenty of questions as they head to Western Canada

Leafs have plenty of questions as they head to Western Canada

From head coach Mike Babcock’s line-juggling to their opponents’ neutral-zone traps to the struggles of forward William Nylander, the Maple Leafs will have no shortage of questions as they head west this week for a three-game swing through Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver. Here are a few things to watch for: No luck for Nylander: The […]

‘Somebody could actually die’: Cybercrime’s grave threat to automated resource firms

‘Somebody could actually die’: Cybercrime’s grave threat to automated resource firms

Data theft from high-profile hacks against companies like Uber and Equifax can cost consumers thousands of dollars but resource companies worry about millions in damage, along with potential injuries and death, if their technology is compromised. The thought of a multi-tonne piece of equipment running amok or shutting down at a critical time in the […]

REALTORS® Recognize National Housing Day by Raising Awareness of Important Housing Issues

REALTORS® Recognize National Housing Day by Raising Awareness of Important Housing Issues

REALTORS® Recognize National Housing Day by Raising Awareness of Important Housing Issues TORONTO, November 22, 2017 — With November 22, 2017 formally recognized as National Housing Day, the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) is proud to be doing its part to raise awareness of important housing issues. “Adequate housing is fundamental to society, […]

Cutting into Amazon’s dominance, U.S. retailers see victory on Black Friday

Cutting into Amazon’s dominance, U.S. retailers see victory on Black Friday

Brick-and-mortar retailers did enough things right on Black Friday to consider the event a success, even if the crowds of past years haven’t returned. Chains simplified promotions this year and took a keener eye to managing their inventory. At Wal-Mart Stores Inc., colour-coded maps helped shoppers navigate the aisles. Retailers also made headway with their […]

Pregnant celebrities criticized for barely-there baby bumps

Pregnant celebrities criticized for barely-there baby bumps

Recently, lingerie and fitness model Sarah Stage posted an Instagram photo of herself in a red bikini at nine months pregnant. Her tummy had the slightest bulge, like she’d just enjoyed a big pasta lunch. One month after giving birth to her second child by C-section, she posted another photo of herself in her white […]

Utilities get no respect – but they’ll make money for you

Utilities get no respect – but they’ll make money for you

Utility stocks are the Rodney Dangerfield of the investment world: They get no respect. They don’t have the glamour of the high-tech companies. They lack the prestige of the big banks. They don’t excite the imagination like the entertainment giants or offer the romance of the travel industry. Nope, none of the above. All utilities […]