What your car knows about you — and what it's telling others

What your car knows about you — and what it's telling others

For generations, marketers told us one can learn a lot about a person from the car they drive. Now, it’s the cars that can tell manufacturers a lot about the people who drive them.   Many drivers may not know it, but the latest in connected car technology in their new ride isn’t just improving their comfort and safety. It may also be logging — and […]

Manitoba-born James Peebles, 2 others awarded Nobel Prize in Physics

Manitoba-born James Peebles, 2 others awarded Nobel Prize in Physics

The Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to Manitoba-born James Peebles “for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology,” and to Swiss colleagues Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz “for the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star.” The Nobel Prize’s official Twitter feed said Peebles “took on the cosmos, with its billions of galaxies and galaxy clusters. […]

Morneau continues trade action on 2 foreign steel products, drops it for 5 others

Morneau continues trade action on 2 foreign steel products, drops it for 5 others

Only two kinds of foreign steel imports, heavy plate and stainless steel wire, will continue to face trade remedies to protect Canada’s steel industry, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced Friday. His decision on final safeguards follows the advice of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal, which earlier this month found no justification to continue a surtax on five other […]

Protesters call on city to 'save our subway' from provincial takeover, others say more detail needed

Protesters call on city to 'save our subway' from provincial takeover, others say more detail needed

A chorus of voices chanting “save our subway” filled Nathan Phillips Square on Thursday morning as protestors called on council to fight the province’s plans to takeover Toronto’s subway system. A few hours later, Mayor John Tory’s executive committee gave its stamp of approval to the latest staff report recommending ongoing engagement with Premier Doug Ford’s […]

John Legend, Chrissy Teigen and others lend star power to U.S. immigration rallies

John Legend, Chrissy Teigen and others lend star power to U.S. immigration rallies

John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Mira Sorvino and Kerry Washington were among Hollywood heavyweights who attended rallies in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., to show support for the reunification of families seeking asylum at the U.S. border. “I’m so glad we could all come together with the simple message of keeping families together,” said Teigen on stage in L.A. […]