World needs to prepare for millions of climate displaced, UN says

World needs to prepare for millions of climate displaced, UN says

The world needs to prepare for millions of people being driven from their homes by the impact of climate change, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said on Tuesday. Speaking to Reuters at the World Economic Forum, Filippo Grandi said a UN ruling this week meant those fleeing as a result of climate change deserved […]

What you can do in 2020 to keep the world from burning up: Don Pittis

What you can do in 2020 to keep the world from burning up: Don Pittis

Just before Christmas, two Australian firefighters died battling a blaze spurred by record high temperatures that have swept the country — just as the government was celebrating rising coal exports. For people trying to take action against climate change in 2020, it is easy to be dispirited by the fact that rich countries such as Australia, Canada and […]

Yes, you can retire in your 30s. This couple left work before 33 to travel the world, and they’re loving it

Yes, you can retire in your 30s. This couple left work before 33 to travel the world, and they’re loving it

Learning to scuba dive. Playing with elephants rescued from the logging industry. Daily massages, long hikes, dining out with friends. This is what freedom 30-something looks like for Kristy Shen and Bryce Leung. Or as Leung puts it: “The complete ability to do whatever you want with your day.” In 2015, the Toronto couple quit […]

Peter Howell: ‘The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open’ is a smart, empathetic look at a woman in need

Peter Howell: ‘The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open’ is a smart, empathetic look at a woman in need

The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open Starring Elle-Maija Tailfeathers and Violet Nelson. Written and directed by Elle-Maija Tailfeathers and Kathleen Hepburn. Opens Friday at TIFF Bell Lightbox. 105 minutes. 105 minutes. PG In the space of a single Vancouver taxi ride, reactions between two women shift from hopeful to humorous to dismayed to […]

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO – Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: HBC earnings Hudson’s Bay Co. releases its third-quarter financial results before markets open and holds a conference call on Tuesday. Minority shareholders of the retailer are fighting with a group led by HBC executive chairman Richard Baker that wants […]

Watch ISU World Cup speed skating from Kazakhstan

Watch ISU World Cup speed skating from Kazakhstan

Speed Skating·Live Watch speed skating action from the ISU World Cup event in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. Social Sharing Live coverage continues on Sunday at 7 a.m. ET CBC Sports · Posted: Dec 04, 2019 7:48 AM ET | Last Updated: December 8 The worlds best speed skaters meet at the Alau Ice Palace in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. […]

Financial Stability in an Uncertain World

Financial Stability in an Uncertain World

We’ve learned from the past In the past few years, changes to mortgage rules, along with higher interest rates, have helped slow the accumulation of debt by Canadians and cooled the housing market. But these are still our biggest vulnerabilities, and we’ll be watching them closely. News – Bank of Canada

Most distant world ever explored gets new name: Arrokoth

Most distant world ever explored gets new name: Arrokoth

The most distant world ever explored 6.4 billion kilometres away finally has an official name: Arrokoth. That means “sky” in the language of the Native American Powhatan people, NASA said Tuesday. NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft flew past the snowman-shaped Arrokoth on New Year’s Day, 3 ½ years after exploring Pluto. At the time, this small icy world […]

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