Rules to protect Canadian WeChat users are overdue. Here’s how Trump’s TikTok ban could spark change here

Rules to protect Canadian WeChat users are overdue. Here’s how Trump’s TikTok ban could spark change here

Should Canada follow suit after U.S. President Donald Trump ordered a sweeping ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of popular apps TikTok and WeChat on security grounds? Last Thursday’s twin executive orders take effect on Sept. 20 and could bar the hugely popular apps from appearing in Apple and Google app stores, effectively removing […]

Looking for a winning mutual fund? Here are the six things to look for

Looking for a winning mutual fund? Here are the six things to look for

It seems no one likes mutual funds these days. They are passé. They underperform. They’re too expensive. A reader wrote recently to ask about the Mawer Balanced Fund. “It looks like a good choice in terms of its performance, risk and volatility, however the MER seems high,” he wrote. In fact, the MER (management expense […]

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 […]

Hilarious Gun Store Ad Bypasses Facebook Censorship – Watch It Here!

Hilarious Gun Store Ad Bypasses Facebook Censorship – Watch It Here!

< ?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?????> An Oklahoma gun store has released a witty advertisement circumventing Facebook’s ban on saying or showing pictures of “guns” in commercials. Murf’s Guns[1], out of Duncan, Oklahoma, released the ad on Tuesday and it has received over 100,000 views. To avoid breaking Facebook’s rules, the promotion bleeps out any mention of […]

How does Kawhi-apalooza end? Here are some ideas

How does Kawhi-apalooza end? Here are some ideas

Okay, so the suggestion yesterday that the coolest way to find out any news to the positive for Raptors fans on Kawhi would be if Drake were to drop a “He Stay” track out of nowhere but I would presume a globally important entertainer and businessman might have other pursuits to worry about. So … […]

NBA draft interest level at an all-time low around here

NBA draft interest level at an all-time low around here

Happy Draft Day! And, oh, how times have changed. I can honestly say I’ve paid less attention to what might happen tonight than I have for any other draft ever, even years when the locals haven’t had a pick or have had a late one that was impossible to guess at. Sure, I got the […]