Return of the King: LeBron dominant in Lakers’ home opener

Return of the King: LeBron dominant in Lakers’ home opener

LOS ANGELES — LeBron James left no doubt that the injuries that plagued him last season were a thing of the past as the Los Angeles Lakers’ forward scored at will en route to a 95-86 win over the Utah Jazz at Staples Center on Friday. James overwhelmed the Jazz with his aggression in the […]

Why Alberta's corporate tax cut might not keep investment at home

Why Alberta's corporate tax cut might not keep investment at home

Alberta’s first budget under Premier Jason Kenney this week was filled with deep cuts across the board, with few departments were spared. The cuts, though, also extended to taxes. A slash of the corporate tax rate for all businesses, from 12 to eight per cent by 2022-23, is Kenney’s main strategy to lure investment to the province, […]

Buying a home? Here’s how to decide how much to put down

Buying a home? Here’s how to decide how much to put down

Housing prices are ticking up again, with the average price for homes sold in September in the GTA reaching $ 843,115, according to the latest report. Rising prices present prospective home buyers with a dilemma when it comes to saving for a down payment. Putting down the minimum five per cent on a $ 500,000 […]

A closer look at the arsenal China paraded to stir pride at home — and unnerve rivals abroad

A closer look at the arsenal China paraded to stir pride at home — and unnerve rivals abroad

When it comes to China’s high-tech military arsenal, just hearing the names can be intimidating: hypersonic missiles, stealth drones and “carrier killers.” To the uninitiated, they may sound like weapons ripped from the pages of science fiction. But they’re here today, and experts say they’re part of China’s strategy to stir nationalist pride at home — and have […]

Judge strikes down Quebec law forbidding home cultivation of cannabis

Judge strikes down Quebec law forbidding home cultivation of cannabis

MONTREAL—A court has invalidated the provisions of Quebec’s cannabis law prohibiting home cultivation of the drug. Quebec Superior Court Justice Manon Lavoie ruled Tuesday that Quebec’s legislation infringed upon the jurisdiction of the federal government, which has sole responsibility for legislating on criminal matters. The judge ruled unconstitutional the sections of the Quebec Cannabis Regulation […]

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