Bombardier could eventually join Siemens-Alstom, says French finance minister

By Julien ArsenaultThe Canadian Press Wed., Oct. 4, 2017 Article Continued Below “I am convinced that this consolidation will integrate, at the appropriate time, Bombardier (Transportation) and the Spanish manufacturer (CAF),” he said. “My belief is that we will have an industrial overhaul in all sectors that will be much faster than we think.” The […]

Dem Senators to Introduce Bill Banning ‘bump stocks’

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Leafs’ stars come out in opening rout of Jets

Leafs’ stars come out in opening rout of Jets

WINNIPEG—The Maple Leafs started their season with an exclamation point. The goaltending was great and the offence was as hot as advertised. And though there were flaws, the Maple Leafs’ 101st NHL season got off on a winning note, with Toronto downing the Winnipeg Jets 7-2 Wednesday night. One of the few new faces in […]

The show must go on: Emotional Céline Dion returns to Vegas stage after ‘nightmare’ shooting

A sombre Céline Dion returned to her Las Vegas residency Tuesday night, less than 48 hours after the deadly shooting that saw 58 people killed and more than 500 injured just a few kilometres down the road. The Quebec chanteuse appeared onstage at Caesars Palace alone before her show started, let out a big breath and launched into a five-minute talk about the shooting and why […]

Nobel Worthy Sleep Science

Nobel Worthy Sleep Science

Whether we to be or not, we’re all on a clock — a biological one that ticks off a 24 hour day and regulates our waking and sleep cycle. With a nod to the importance of our inner Timex, the Nobel Committee recognized this week the pioneering work of a trio of American scientists — […]

Doug Ford ‘disappointed but not surprised’ after council votes against renaming stadium after Rob Ford

Doug Ford is slamming a decision not to rename a stadium at Centennial Park in honour of his brother, former mayor Rob Ford, saying he’s “very disappointed but not surprised.” City council voted 24-11 Wednesday night against renaming the site Centennial Park Rob Ford Memorial Stadium. Rob Ford, who became mayor in 2010, died of cancer in March 2016 at age 46.  […]

Monetary policy data dependent given unknowns in inflation outlook, Bank of Canada Governor Poloz says

The Bank of Canada’s approach to monetary policy has become particularly data dependent, because of significant unknowns around the inflation outlook as the Canadian economy nears its potential, Governor Stephen S. Poloz said today. In a speech to the St. John’s Board of Trade, Governor Poloz reviewed the complex economic adjustments to the 2014 […]

‘Dirty Chinese Restaurant’ game blasted as racist

Paola Loriggio, THE CANADIAN PRESS Sep 29, 2017 , Last Updated: 4:27 PM ET A Toronto-area company’s coming video game called “Dirty Chinese Restaurant” is being denounced as racist, but the business says its product is meant as satire. Big-O-Tree Games says the game — in which players chase cats and dogs with a cleaver, […]

TREB Questions Impact of Potential Vacancy Tax In Toronto

TORONTO, September 26, 2017 — The Toronto Real Estate Board is urging caution on the issue of a possible vacant home tax in the City of Toronto. A measured approach to the issue can help to avoid any unintended consequences on the housing market and property owners. The City says a vacancy tax can encourage […]

Jagmeet Singh brings something new to the NDP

Jagmeet Singh brings something new to the NDP

As the NDP was coming together between 1958 and 1961, it loosely existed as the New Party. Two candidates ran under the name in a pair of byelections in October 1960. Walter Pitman, victorious in Peterborough, Ont., became Parliament’s first and last New Party MP. The following summer, at the party’s founding convention, the word “democratic” […]