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April 20, 2018 8:28 PM Paris student protesters removed from occupied building

The occupation was ignited by a new system of admissions would allow universities to rank applicants based on their own criteria. French high school graduates are guaranteed free university access regardless of their grades. Paris 1 University President Georges Haddad said no students were injured during the eviction operation. He told reporters he felt “great 8

April 19, 2018 7:24 PM Developer unveils plans for massive highrise complex at Bloor and Dundas

Choice Properties on Thursday revealed a plan that calls for multiple highrise towers offering 2,500 residential units and office space for more than 3,000. Bloor and Dundas is undergoing a big change, which developers say could bring thousands of residential housing units, jobs, park space, and a new modernized school. Choice Properties REIT revealed 14

April 18, 2018 2:54 PM Blue Jays game available only on Facebook today

If you don’t have a ticket to the game, you’ll need to log in to the social network to watch. It’s the first of two Jays games scheduled to be broadcast on Facebook, with the other one on Thursday, May 24 at 12:37 p.m. vs. the L.A. Angels. It’s the first time a major U.S. league has agreed to show regular season games exclusively on Facebook, which has been building 20

April 16, 2018 8:26 PM Netflix original shows lure more new subscribers than expected

Netflix Inc.'s blitz of new programming attracted a surprisingly high 7.4 million new customers from January to March, reassuring investors who are betting the video streaming pioneer's massive spending will fuel growth around the world. Shares of Netflix jumped more than seven per cent in after-hours trading on Monday to $330.30 US. They are up 65 per cent this year. Wall Street 14

April 14, 2018 11:00 AM Building the world of Gilead — and the world beyond

Details of colour, sound and more matter intensely to those creating the look of Handmaid’s Tale: ‘Everything we do is on purpose’ The bird song heard onscreen comes from birds that don’t exist in present-day Cambridge but that would presumably come back if the environmental stresses that drove them away were eliminated. And because the grand old Hamilton 10

April 10, 2018 6:27 PM Seth Meyers’ wife, Alexi Ashe, gives birth in the lobby of their building

Meyers described the situation on NBC’s Late Night: “We basically get to the steps of our building, we’re in the lobby and we’re walking down the steps, and my wife just says, ‘I can’t get in the car. I’m going to have the baby right now; the baby is coming.’” There are a lot of incredible elements to the story that Seth Meyers told Monday on NBC’s Late Night 8

April 10, 2018 5:19 PM More young voters showing Democratic energy for U.S. midterms: poll

At this point in the 2014 election, midway through Obama’s second term, 28 per cent of Democrats and 31 per cent of Republicans indicated that they would “definitely” be voting, while 35 per cent of Democrats and 41 per cent of Republicans held a similar interest in voting in the spring of 2010. In that election, Republicans took control of the House 6

April 10, 2018 1:45 PM Police searching for missing 6-year-old girl in Scarborough

Police believe Jasmine Williamson wasn’t wearing a coat or shoes when she left home. The canine unit is also assisting with the search, joined by nearly a dozen concerned volunteers showing a photo of Jasmine to passersby. The nearby 2.4 hectare Glen Ravine park was filled with volunteers looking for Jasmine. Three mothers have been walking around since 15

April 9, 2018 10:28 PM Curtain slowly lifts on Parliament's revamped West Block

Renovations on track to wrap up in spring 2018, says Public Services and Procurement Canada Workers are putting the final touches on Parliament Hill's revamped West Block, which is set to act as a temporary home for the House of Commons for the next 10 years. New photos shared on Twitter by the deputy minister of Public Services and Procurement Canada 11

April 7, 2018 10:52 PM Former Brazil president surrenders to police after defying arrest warrant

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva says he turned himself in to start serving 12-year corruption sentence Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is in police custody after a tense showdown with supporters who tried to block him leaving a union building. Da Silva left an exit of a metal workers union surrounded by several bodyguards who pushed back supporters 13