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Canadian scientists labouring under massive funding gap, report finds
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 03:33:07 +0200
A report released Wednesday found 40 per cent of Canadian scientists changed the direction of their research program in the past 10 years — usually away from basic science.
© The Star
Decision time for Raptors’ Ujiri and MLSE: Arthur
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 03:25:38 +0200
With help from former MLSE boss Tim Leiweke, no less, the Knicks ramp up recruiting of Raptors boss Masai Ujiri to replace outgoing Zen master Phil Jackson. The ball’s in Ujiri’s court.
© The Star
‘I took a hostage. Are you listening to me?’
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 02:38:39 +0200
Wednesday morning, a man called the Toronto Star saying he was “at a breaking point.” It was clear this was unlike any other call into the newsroom.
© The Star
Former city bureaucrat Jim Hart appointed to Ward 44 seat
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 02:03:36 +0200
Hart beat former city councillor David Soknacki and 35 other candidates for the job as steward for the once-vacant ward.
© The Star
North Korea warns U.S. and the rest of the world it will keep building nuclear arsenal
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 02:01:10 +0200
“No matter what others say, whatever sanctions, pressure and military attack may follow, we will not flinch from the road to build up nuclear forces,” says North Korea’s UN ambassador Kim In Ryong.
© The Star
Selling off Hydro One is Wynne’s biggest blunder as premier: Cohn
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:22:54 +0200
Liberals sold off Hydro One despite lack of public support, wrongly counting on the inattention of the last election.
© The Star
David Suzuki ‘delighted’ that $85M slated for mercury cleanup
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:07:36 +0200
That the $85-million mercury cleanup announcement came the day before environmentalist David Suzuki was scheduled to visit Grassy Narrows was “a rather amazing coincidence” Suzuki said.
© The Star
Police searching for suspect in alleged sexual assault on TTC bus
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:28:28 +0200
The suspect is described as in his 20s, about five-foot-six with a slim build and a moustache.
© The Star
Toronto waterfront receives $1.25 billion to clean up and protect the Port Lands
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:04:09 +0200
Canada, Ontario and Toronto governments will pitch in to restore and flood-protect Toronto's southeastern waterfront.
© The Star
Surgical blade mistakenly left inside Quebec woman after surgery
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 21:25:20 +0200
After complaining of pain after surgery, an emergency room scan indicated a “flexible blade”, 33-centimetres long, had been left inside her abdomen during surgery.
© The Star
Ottawa urged to suspend refugee pact after U.S. court reinstates Trump’s travel ban
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 20:56:25 +0200
As President Donald Trump's court-endorsed ban looms on Thursday, advocacy groups say the Safe Third Country agreement needs to go.
© The Star
Ontario proposes banning real estate agents from representing both seller and buyer
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 20:04:39 +0200
Consumers have raised concerns that the financial incentives in double-ended deals might lead to agents engaging in unethical behaviour, officials say.
© The Star
Trudeau’s popularity reveals more about the lacklustre standing of Canada’s premiers and the opposition he faces: Hébert
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 20:02:29 +0200
The prime minister’s approval rating has been declining with most mistakes have been self-inflicted. Canadians will now be watching to see if he can deliver on promises made.
© The Star
Trudeau’s popularity reveals more about the lackluster standing of Canada’s premiers and the opposition he faces: Hébert
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 20:02:29 +0200
The prime minister's approval rating has been declining with most mistakes have been self-inflicted. Canadians will now be watching to see if he can deliver on promises made.
© The Star
Boeing asks U.S. government to delay decision on Bombardier CSeries duties
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 19:57:36 +0200
U.S. aircraft maker alleges Montreal company has been selling planes below cost thanks to public subsidies. It wants the Commerce Department to have “sufficient time” to investigate the claim.
© The Star
Wrestling’s new villain has Hillary Clinton’s face on his shirt. He calls himself ‘Progressive Liberal’
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 19:46:15 +0200
His shtick is simple. He slams Donald Trump, praises Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton and berates his Appalachian audiences with smug liberal elitism. He even calls his finishing move the “Liberal Agenda.”
© The Star
Low interest rates have ‘done their job,’ Bank of Canada governor says
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 19:45:05 +0200
Stephen Poloz’s comments fed speculation about a Bank of Canada rate hike as early as its next scheduled announcement in two weeks.
© The Star
Seattle’s $15 minimum wage is costing jobs, new study says
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 19:43:48 +0200
Seattle was one of the first U.S. cities to adopt a $15 minimum wage law, and its experience is being closely watched as others, including Ontario will follow suit.
© The Star
Conditional discharge, community service for Blue Jays can tosser Ken Pagan
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 19:33:40 +0200
Ken Pagan pleaded guilty to mischief in connection with the incident last month.
© The Star
Wettlaufer inquiry must take broad look at problems in nursing homes: NDP Leader
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:54:16 +0200
Andrea Horwath says public inquiry must examine systemic problems, such as inadequate staffing levels, insufficient funding, long waiting lists, resident-on-resident violence
© The Star
This teen leaped to her death after her bungee instructor said ‘no jump.’ Now he could face charges for his bad English
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:41:38 +0200
“No jump, it’s important, no jump,” the instructor said in English, according to Spanish court documents. But 17-year-old Dutch teen Vera Mol apparently heard “now jump,” and threw herself from the ledge.
© The Star
Ex-Trump campaign chair discloses $17 million in payments from pro-Russian party, registers as foreign agent
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:48:56 +0200
In a filing Tuesday, Paul Manafort disclose that his consulting firm received more than $17 million (U.S.) from the Party of Regions, the former pro-Russian ruling party in Ukraine, from 2012 through 2014.
© The Star
Stephen Colbert says Russian intelligence ‘followed me everywhere’ on his trip
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:22:59 +0200
Colbert, who arrived back in the U.S. on Sunday night, said Russian intelligence are “hardcore fans” and announced a week of “Late Show” episodes from Russia.
© The Star
Free speech advocates shocked after Supreme Court orders Google to block websites of company accused of stealing trade secrets
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:15:57 +0200
Google is prohibited from displaying the websites of a company accused of counterfeiting a Canadian technology company’s products, the top court determines.
© The Star
Most important news of Canada:
David Suzuki ‘delighted’ that $85M slated for mercury cleanup
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:07:36 +0200
That the $85-million mercury cleanup announcement came the day before environmentalist David Suzuki was scheduled to visit Grassy Narrows was “a rather amazing coincidence” Suzuki said.
© The Star
Canadian scientists labouring under massive funding gap, report finds
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 03:33:07 +0200
A report released Wednesday found 40 per cent of Canadian scientists changed the direction of their research program in the past 10 years — usually away from basic science.
© The Star
Decision time for Raptors’ Ujiri and MLSE: Arthur
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 03:25:38 +0200
With help from former MLSE boss Tim Leiweke, no less, the Knicks ramp up recruiting of Raptors boss Masai Ujiri to replace outgoing Zen master Phil Jackson. The ball’s in Ujiri’s court.
© The Star
‘I took a hostage. Are you listening to me?’
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 02:38:39 +0200
Wednesday morning, a man called the Toronto Star saying he was “at a breaking point.” It was clear this was unlike any other call into the newsroom.
© The Star
Former city bureaucrat Jim Hart appointed to Ward 44 seat
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 02:03:36 +0200
Hart beat former city councillor David Soknacki and 35 other candidates for the job as steward for the once-vacant ward.
© The Star
North Korea warns U.S. and the rest of the world it will keep building nuclear arsenal
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 02:01:10 +0200
“No matter what others say, whatever sanctions, pressure and military attack may follow, we will not flinch from the road to build up nuclear forces,” says North Korea’s UN ambassador Kim In Ryong.
© The Star
Selling off Hydro One is Wynne’s biggest blunder as premier: Cohn
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:22:54 +0200
Liberals sold off Hydro One despite lack of public support, wrongly counting on the inattention of the last election.
© The Star
Police searching for suspect in alleged sexual assault on TTC bus
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:28:28 +0200
The suspect is described as in his 20s, about five-foot-six with a slim build and a moustache.
© The Star
Toronto waterfront receives $1.25 billion to clean up and protect the Port Lands
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:04:09 +0200
Canada, Ontario and Toronto governments will pitch in to restore and flood-protect Toronto's southeastern waterfront.
© The Star
Surgical blade mistakenly left inside Quebec woman after surgery
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 21:25:20 +0200
After complaining of pain after surgery, an emergency room scan indicated a “flexible blade”, 33-centimetres long, had been left inside her abdomen during surgery.
© The Star
Ottawa urged to suspend refugee pact after U.S. court reinstates Trump’s travel ban
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 20:56:25 +0200
As President Donald Trump's court-endorsed ban looms on Thursday, advocacy groups say the Safe Third Country agreement needs to go.
© The Star
Ontario proposes banning real estate agents from representing both seller and buyer
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 20:04:39 +0200
Consumers have raised concerns that the financial incentives in double-ended deals might lead to agents engaging in unethical behaviour, officials say.
© The Star
Trudeau’s popularity reveals more about the lacklustre standing of Canada’s premiers and the opposition he faces: Hébert
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 20:02:29 +0200
The prime minister’s approval rating has been declining with most mistakes have been self-inflicted. Canadians will now be watching to see if he can deliver on promises made.
© The Star
Trudeau’s popularity reveals more about the lackluster standing of Canada’s premiers and the opposition he faces: Hébert
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 20:02:29 +0200
The prime minister's approval rating has been declining with most mistakes have been self-inflicted. Canadians will now be watching to see if he can deliver on promises made.
© The Star
Boeing asks U.S. government to delay decision on Bombardier CSeries duties
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 19:57:36 +0200
U.S. aircraft maker alleges Montreal company has been selling planes below cost thanks to public subsidies. It wants the Commerce Department to have “sufficient time” to investigate the claim.
© The Star
Wrestling’s new villain has Hillary Clinton’s face on his shirt. He calls himself ‘Progressive Liberal’
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 19:46:15 +0200
His shtick is simple. He slams Donald Trump, praises Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton and berates his Appalachian audiences with smug liberal elitism. He even calls his finishing move the “Liberal Agenda.”
© The Star
Low interest rates have ‘done their job,’ Bank of Canada governor says
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 19:45:05 +0200
Stephen Poloz’s comments fed speculation about a Bank of Canada rate hike as early as its next scheduled announcement in two weeks.
© The Star
Seattle’s $15 minimum wage is costing jobs, new study says
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 19:43:48 +0200
Seattle was one of the first U.S. cities to adopt a $15 minimum wage law, and its experience is being closely watched as others, including Ontario will follow suit.
© The Star
Conditional discharge, community service for Blue Jays can tosser Ken Pagan
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 19:33:40 +0200
Ken Pagan pleaded guilty to mischief in connection with the incident last month.
© The Star
Wettlaufer inquiry must take broad look at problems in nursing homes: NDP Leader
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:54:16 +0200
Andrea Horwath says public inquiry must examine systemic problems, such as inadequate staffing levels, insufficient funding, long waiting lists, resident-on-resident violence
© The Star
Ex-Trump campaign chair discloses $17 million in payments from pro-Russian party, registers as foreign agent
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:48:56 +0200
In a filing Tuesday, Paul Manafort disclose that his consulting firm received more than $17 million (U.S.) from the Party of Regions, the former pro-Russian ruling party in Ukraine, from 2012 through 2014.
© The Star
Stephen Colbert says Russian intelligence ‘followed me everywhere’ on his trip
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:22:59 +0200
Colbert, who arrived back in the U.S. on Sunday night, said Russian intelligence are “hardcore fans” and announced a week of “Late Show” episodes from Russia.
© The Star
Google must block websites of company accused of stealing another business’s trade secrets: Supreme Court
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:15:57 +0200
Google is prohibited from displaying the websites of a company accused of counterfeiting a Canadian technology company’s products, the top court determines.
© The Star
Google must block search results of tech company worldwide, Supreme Court rules
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:15:57 +0200
Google is prohibited from displaying the websites of a company accused of counterfeiting a Canadian technology company’s products, the top court determines.
© The Star
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