Harriet offers an action movie take on abolitionist Harriet Tubman — and these Canadians are here for it

Harriet offers an action movie take on abolitionist Harriet Tubman — and these Canadians are here for it

The new movie bringing Harriet Tubman — the Underground Railroad’s most famous conductor — to the big screen offers a different portrait of the celebrated figure than the stately image typically depicted in American history. And its tale of a steel-willed young heroine in an action-packed story has a special resonance in the Canadian city the […]

TransUnion Canada says data on 37,000 Canadians may have been compromised

TransUnion Canada says data on 37,000 Canadians may have been compromised

The personal information of about 37,000 Canadians held by TransUnion may have been compromised this past summer, leaving both of Canada’s credit monitoring agencies with data blemishes on their record. The TransUnion incident is much more limited than the high-profile data hack at credit monitoring agency Equifax Inc. in 2017, which exposed the information of 147 […]

Canadians overpower Cuba in first of two Nations League meetings

Canadians overpower Cuba in first of two Nations League meetings

Captain Junior Hoilett recorded a hat-trick and teenager Jonathan David continued his torrid scoring pace for Canada in a 6-0 win over outgunned Cuba in a CONCACAF Nations League A match Saturday night. Jonathan Osorio and Doneil Henry also scored for Canada, which led 2-0 at the half before an announced crowd of 10,224 at […]

Ottawa to issue apology to Italian Canadians mistreated during Second World War

Ottawa to issue apology to Italian Canadians mistreated during Second World War

VAUGHAN, ONT.—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is committed to issuing a formal apology to Italian Canadians mistreated in the country during the Second World War. “We have to face the dark chapter in our country’s history,” he said Friday. “Italian Canadians have lived with these memories for many years and deserve closure.” […]

Canadians are behind some of Tony Awards' most celebrated productions

Canadians are behind some of Tony Awards' most celebrated productions

Hadestown, one of the leading contenders at the Tony Awards Sunday, is among several celebrated Broadway productions that were created with the help of Canadians. The smash hit musical is a re-telling of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, an ancient Greek tragedy in which Orpheus travels to the underworld to retrieve his beloved Eurydice. Before beginning its Broadway […]

Meat and the environment: Do Canadians know what's at stake?

Meat and the environment: Do Canadians know what's at stake?

Hello, people! This is our weekly newsletter on all things environmental, where we highlight trends and solutions that are moving us to a more sustainable world. (Sign up here to get it in your inbox every Thursday.) Note: The What on Earth? team is taking a much-needed break next week. We’ll be back on May 2. In the meantime, […]

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