» Employees purchase Saskatchewan newspaper Prince Albert Daily Herald to keep it from closing
16/12/17 20:07 from The Globe and Mail - National RSS feed
Employees say they’re pleased to return the paper to its roots as an independent, locally owned and operated news outlet. The paper has been sold to a group of employees led by publisher Donna Pfeil.

» Hunter Harrison, former head of both major Canadian railways, has died
16/12/17 15:38 from The Globe and Mail - National RSS feed
Harrison, 73, died “due to unexpectedly severe complications from a recent illness,” U.S. railway CSX Corp. said in a statement on Saturday, adding that he would be succeeded for now by acting CEO Jim Foote.

» Hunter Harrison, former head of both major Canadian railways, dead at 73
16/12/17 15:38 from The Globe and Mail - National RSS feed
Mr. Harrison, who is credited with turning around three major North American railways, died on Saturday in Florida at the age of 73 due to complications from an undisclosed illness, CSX Corp. said in a statement.

» Dellen Millard and Mark Smich found guilty of murdering Laura Babcock
16/12/17 12:34 from The Globe and Mail - National RSS feed
Two men accused of killing a young Toronto woman and burning her body have been found guilty of first-degree murder.

» Murder-suicide now being investigated in death of Toronto billionaire Barry Sherman and wife
16/12/17 12:02 from The Globe and Mail - National RSS feed
A Toronto police source told The Globe and Mail their bodies were found Friday near the edge of their basement pool. Police confirmed that the homicide squad is now involved in the investigation

» Family urges 'thorough' investigation into deaths of Apotex CEO Barry Sherman, wife Honey
16/12/17 12:02 from The Globe and Mail - National RSS feed
The Globe and other media outlets, citing police sources, earlier reported that police are investigating the deaths of Toronto billionaire and his wife as a murder-suicide.

» Quebec offers plan to help newspapers while Ottawa does nothing
15/12/17 19:58 from The Globe and Mail - National RSS feed
Federal Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly insists she is ‘working with the industry.’ However, the scope and shape of that work remains secret, with no money or new policy to show for it.

» TVA network apologizes for incorrectly saying Montreal mosques sought exclusion of women at worksite
15/12/17 19:38 from The Globe and Mail - National RSS feed
The baseless report said members of two Montreal mosques asked for female construction workers to be excluded from a nearby site

» François Legault and the CAQ: ‘more pragmatic than left or right’
15/12/17 19:18 from The Globe and Mail - National RSS feed
Polls suggest the leader of Coalition Avenir Québec, a former PQ member, could become the next premier. But he doesn’t want to do that on the independence bandwagon. This time, he asserts, it’s more about economics and finance.

» François Legault and CAQ trying to be 'more pragmatic than left or right' as Quebec election looms
15/12/17 19:18 from The Globe and Mail - National RSS feed
Polls suggest the leader of Coalition Avenir Québec, a former PQ member, could become the next premier. But he doesn’t want to do that on the independence bandwagon. This time, he asserts, it’s more about economics and finance.

» B.C. court rejects WestJet bid to throw out proposed discrimination lawsuit
15/12/17 18:29 from The Globe and Mail - National RSS feed
Former flight attendant Mandalena Lewis is suing WestJet over allegations of gender-based discrimination

» Evening Update newsletter: Barry Sherman, Rex Tillerson, Lil Pump
15/12/17 17:02 from The Globe and Mail - National RSS feed
Also: The Globe in South Africa: Cyril Ramaphosa faces backroom tactics in battle to lead South Africa’s ANC

» Quebec announces $44-million to help modernize taxi industry
15/12/17 15:08 from The Globe and Mail - National RSS feed
Transport Minister Andre Fortin says compensation to come later

» Amplify: There still aren’t enough female voices in parliaments around the world
15/12/17 14:39 from The Globe and Mail - National RSS feed
In this issue of Amplify, guest editor Elizabeth Renzetti talks about the many barriers to women’s participation in politics around the world, and why we need more female voices in parliament

» Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin takes pride in work on Indigenous rights as she retires
15/12/17 13:53 from The Globe and Mail - National RSS feed
During her time as chief justice, the court released several landmark decisions that clarified and sometimes expanded aboriginal rights

» Hydro One grounds helicopter crews after deadly Ontario crash
15/12/17 13:52 from The Globe and Mail - National RSS feed
Hydro One is holding candlelight vigils at offices across Ontario today to honour the four employees who were killed

» Helicopter crash that killed four Hydro One workers took place during landing approach: TSB
15/12/17 13:52 from The Globe and Mail - National RSS feed
Hydro One says its eight helicopters will not operate until a thorough review of safety protocols and equipment is complete

» Weinstein lawyers seek to identify Ontario actress behind lawsuit
15/12/17 12:14 from The Globe and Mail - National RSS feed
The woman’s lawyers say they want to move ahead with the claim without using her name, arguing that identifying her would cause irreparable harm to her well-being

» Labrador mayor who was shot in face in hunting accident has died
15/12/17 11:29 from The Globe and Mail - National RSS feed
John Hickey was surrounded by his family when he died late Thursday at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John’s

» Powerful new video reveals the hidden trauma of stalking victims
15/12/17 09:27 from The Globe and Mail - National RSS feed
Ottawa women’s rights advocate Julie S. Lalonde was the victim of a stalker, and hopes more people will get to talking about the realities of criminal harassment

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