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September 21, 2018 4:00 PM Here’s a TV show that’s dealing with #MeToo, fame and forgiveness in an intelligent manner

There was Jian Ghomeshi’s tone-deaf feint toward atonement in the New York Review of Books, followed by Isaac Chotiner’s delicate vivisection of the Review’s editor, Ian Buruma, on Slate. Asked why he published Ghomeshi — and made the essay part of a package issue called “The Fall of Men” — Buruma stubbornly stuck to his older-white-male line. Because 10

September 21, 2018 1:31 AM Activision’s Duty to challenge Fortnite

The strong buzz bodes well for Activision, which already faced high expectations for its biggest release of the year. Analysts expect revenue from the Call of Duty franchise to jump 27% this year to about $1.9 billion, according to consensus estimates from Visible Alpha. That would help offset projected declines from other big games such as Destiny 11

September 19, 2018 6:14 PM Editor of the New York Review of Books is out amid outrage over Ghomeshi’s #MeToo essay

The editor of the New York Review of Books is out at the magazine, days after the publication published a controversial essay by former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi. A spokesperson at the review, who would not give her name, confirmed Wednesday afternoon Ian Buruma is no longer editor. It was not immediately clear whether he had been fired or had resigned 7

September 17, 2018 3:33 PM Weather Network forecasts a steadier transition into winter than usual

Scott said even though there has been a cooler start to the fall season in the province, warmer than normal temperatures are forecast for mid and late fall. Scott said that precipitation will be near to slightly below normal across the province overall, which could affect the amount of snowfall. “There might be a slower start to the ski season than normal 8

September 16, 2018 8:51 PM Canadian women fall to France in world basketball preview

“There are a number of things that are completely under our control that we know we can clean up for next time,” Thomaidis said after the game. “It was a great opportunity to play them and get an advanced look before we play for keeps.” Canada jumped out to an early advantage, leading by eight points midway through the second quarter, before France tracked 11

September 13, 2018 4:29 PM Saskatchewan MP Erin Weir to seek NDP nomination in Regina despite being kicked out of the party

OTTAWA—Saskatchewan MP Erin Weir will seek the federal NDP nomination in his Regina riding, even though party leader Jagmeet Singh has slammed the door on his efforts to return to the New Democrats in the wake of an harassment investigation. In an interview with the Star, Weir challenged Singh not to approve his nomination if party members in Regina-Lewvan 13

September 8, 2018 11:16 PM England defender Luke Shaw recovering from ‘nasty’ injury

England coach Gareth Southgate said it was “difficult to tell” if Shaw was knocked unconscious at Wembley Stadium, but added that the left back would continue to be assessed by medics overnight. “He is sat up in the dressing room talking and seems fairly comfortable,” Southgate said. “It was a nasty looking fall and collision.” The incident happened 7

September 6, 2018 1:06 AM Tommy John surgery recommended for Angels star Shohei Ohtani

In 10 starts on the mound, the right-hander was 4-2 with a 3.31 ERA. He struck out 63 with 22 walks in 51 2-3 innings. Ohtani hit his 16th homer Tuesday night, his first against a left-hander in the big leagues. He had already joined Babe Ruth as the only players ever to hit 15 homers and pitch 50 innings in a season. Ohtani went into Wednesday night’s 15

August 24, 2018 1:27 AM Tiger Woods ‘a little defensive’ in return to FedEx Cup playoffs

Woods is back in the FedEx Cup playoffs for the first time in five years, and it was his first time at Ridgewood Country Club since 2010. Thousands came to watch him play, and they heard plenty of cheers from the group behind him. Dustin Johnson rimmed out a 6-iron on the par-3 sixth for one of his seven birdies to offset a triple bogey for a 67. U.S. Open and PGA champion 14

August 23, 2018 6:12 PM CIBC’s three-year streak of outpacing rivals on mortgages ends

Mortgage balances rose 2.5 per cent to $208.5 billion ($160 billion) in the fiscal third quarter from a year earlier, the Toronto-based bank said Thursday in announcing earnings that beat analysts’ estimates. That’s the slowest in more than four years and about one-fifth the pace of a year ago. The deceleration ends CIBC’s three-year streak of outpacing 14