Peter Howell: These Good Boys are dumb and crude, but also sweet

Peter Howell: These Good Boys are dumb and crude, but also sweet

Good Boys Starring Jacob Tremblay, Keith L. Williams, Brady Noon, Molly Gordon, Midori Francis, Lil Rel Howery, Will Forte, Millie Davis and Izaac Wang. Written by Gene Stupnitsky and Lee Eisenberg. Directed by Stupnitsky. Opens Friday at theatres everywhere. 90 minutes. 14A The ads for the dumb summer fun that is Good Boys remind us […]

Competition Bureau also probing telecom sales practices after CBC reporting on issue

Competition Bureau also probing telecom sales practices after CBC reporting on issue

After CBC reporting brought light to the issue, Canada’s telecom regulator launched a probe into aggressive and misleading sales tactics at telecommunications companies — and now Canada’s competition watchdog is doing the same. In late 2017, the CBC produced multiple stories on numerous complaints from customers about being signed up for services they didn’t want, or getting something different […]

Forget hygge. Welcome to lykke, also known as happiness

Forget hygge. Welcome to lykke, also known as happiness

By Genna BuckMetro Wed., Nov. 1, 2017 Scandinavians know how to live well. Or, depending who you ask, they’ve perfected the subtle Viking art of extracting money from the wallets of uptight English-speakers by recasting regular words as lucrative lifestyle trends. Either way, we’re here for it. It all started with hygge (pronounced hoo-gah), the […]