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January 12, 2019 9:35 PM California town launches ‘Goat Fund Me’ to prevent wildfires

NEVADA CITY, CALIF.—The threat of catastrophic wildfires has driven a California town to launch a “Goat Fund Me” campaign to bring herds of goats to city-owned land to help clear brush. Nevada City in the Sierra Nevada began the online crowdsourcing campaign last month with the goal of raising $30,000 for the project. The campaign’s website explains 12

January 12, 2019 2:56 PM Young Saudi woman expected to land in Toronto following global Twitter campaign to grant her asylum

Justin Trudeau told a press conference in Regina Friday that the United Nations High Commission for Refugees asked Canada to grant the 18-year-old Alqunun asylum as a refugee, and Canada agreed. The prime minister brushed aside suggestions the move might further complicate already strained relations with Saudi Arabia. Canadian diplomats in the Thai capital 11

December 24, 2018 10:00 AM Medicine is the real pot of gold for the cannabis industry

Politics, or geopolitics, will also determine Trudeau’s decisions in this debacle. Among the ideal options is to release Meng Wanzhou in exchange for freeing the Canadian nationals. And to grant Huawei, which employs about 500 people in its extensive Canadian R&D operations, the access it craves to Canada’s 5G network, provided Huawei share its technology 26

December 3, 2018 1:31 PM Trump wants to grant Kim Jong Un’s wishes, says South Korea president

Moon said he and Trump agreed during their meeting that Kim’s trip to Seoul would play a “very positive role” in U.S.-North Korea nuclear diplomacy. Moon said it’s still unclear whether Kim will visit Seoul by the end of this year, and that it’s up to the North Korean leader. Moon, who has facilitated a series of high-level talks between the United States 21

November 21, 2018 9:56 PM Calgary chef Darren MacLean gets a spot at The Final Table

Calgary chef Darren MacLean says it’s time the world recognizes his city as the next foodie hot spot. And so the outspoken culinary whiz shines a light on his Alberta city this week as the sole Canadian contender on Netflix’s new competitive cooking series, The Final Table. The spectacle begins with 24 chefs from around the world, many of them stars 52

November 14, 2018 5:14 PM UBS hires bankers for new group courting pensions, wealth funds

The Swiss bank hired former Wells Fargo & Co. bankers Grant Thompson and Sandra Godard as managing directors for a new group dubbed Alternative Capital Solutions, according to a memo sent Wednesday by Sam Kendall, UBS’s head of corporate client solutions in the Americas. Erica Chase, a UBS spokeswoman, confirmed the contents of the memo. Thompson, who is based 20

November 13, 2018 4:02 PM Victim of triple homicide near London was in relationship with man found killed on same road last year

One of three people from Six Nations found murdered in a pickup truck abandoned in a field off a country road in Middlesex County was the common law partner of another Six Nations man found murdered on the same road last year. On Nov. 4, shortly before 10 a.m., OPP were called to the field off Bodkin Rd. and Jones Dr., south of London, Ont., near Oneida 27

November 8, 2018 9:39 PM Montreal news outlet La Presse to cut 37 jobs as advertising revenue drops

La Presse, formerly owned by a subsidiary of Power Corporation of Canada, officially adopted a not-for-profit structure last July. At the time, Power Corp. agreed to grant $50 million to the new venture. Last May, La Presse president Pierre-Elliott Levasseur said the business model conceived in 2010 did not conform to today’s media reality, in which 24

October 29, 2018 10:06 AM Reilly documents all the aches and pains he played through

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October 28, 2018 11:30 AM Tabloids: One pregnant duchess can never be enough

Cover: Is it my birthday? Did the carnival genie grant my wish? Well, not yet, but fingers crossed as KUWTK ratings are so low it’s in danger of cancellation. See, almost nobody involved wants to be doing the show anymore, but they can’t afford to stop working. Kardashians: They’re just like us. Ex-factor: The mag proposes that Bieber is upset about 30