Unrealistic economic cheerleading is no solution to a lingering COVID-19 crisis: Don Pittis

Pessimism does not come naturally to the world of business, which may be why there was so much early enthusiasm for the idea of a V-shaped recovery. Based...

COVID-19 conspiracies creating a 'public health crisis' in Canada, experts say

A lively crowd gathered outside François Legault's office in downtown Montreal in mid-July to send a message to the Quebec premier: His government cannot force them to wear masks...

'It's psychological torture': Saudi activist's family say she hasn't been heard from in 6...

Women's rights activist Loujain Alhathloul, currently jailed in Saudi Arabia, hasn't been heard from in six weeks — the longest time she's been silent since she was arrested over two years...

Manitoba Trappist monastery, the last in Western Canada, for sale

The last Trappist monastery in western Canada is up for sale, ending a tradition dating back to 1892. The Notre Dame des Prairies monastic community has been home...

Uncharted territory: How Windsor-Essex businesses are surviving an unprecedented recession

As a 41-year-old staple in downtown Windsor, family-run La Guardia restaurant has survived its fair share of recessions, but owner Michael Ciliberto says none compare to the one brought...

Under fire over workplace harassment claims, Gov. Gen. Julie Payette reaches out to staff...

More than a week after claims of workplace harassment at Rideau Hall surfaced, Gov. Gen. Julie Payette today told her staff in a memo that she's listening to their concerns and...

Heard of code switching? Here's why these Western students do it

Have you heard of code switching? The term first arose in linguistics and refers to the way we change language and speech patterns in conversation. But it's more than...

He got into the best shape of his life in fear of COVID, now...

When COVID-19 cases began popping up across Canada, Saskatoon attorney and athlete David Samuel decided to treat it like the other physical challenges he'd overcome and started training to...

Canadian miner answers electric carmaker Elon Musk's call for zero-carbon nickel

A small Canadian mining company says it has found a way to mine nickel without spewing a ton of carbon into the atmosphere — an engineering challenge that no...

2 decades after fleeing U.S. for Halifax, William Shrubsall sentenced for bail jumping

Twenty-four years after he faked his own death and fled the U.S. for Halifax, serial predator William Shrubsall was sentenced Wednesday in a New York state court for bail...