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October 8, 2018 4:45 PM ‘What are you afraid of?’: Quebec teachers decry proposed religious symbol ban

Like Kaur, Namarta Malhi believes politicians are trying to create a problem where none exists. Both say they’ve grown up in the province, learned French, and have always felt like they belonged in Quebec society. “There has never been a case, to my knowledge, when an authority figure is not performing a task properly because they have this thing on their 9

October 3, 2018 7:15 PM Jets sniper Laine lands critical hit on Canucks in ‘Fortnite’ Flap

“It’s a PlayStation game,” said Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers, who like Laine is a “Fortnite” fan. “Our jobs are to play hockey and we need to be prepared to do that every single day. We know what we need to do to get ready for a hockey game and it’s not playing Fortnite till 2 a.m.” In Toronto, Leafs forward Zach Hyman was also advising people to chill 9

September 26, 2018 4:47 PM CBS plans production hub in Canada to satisfy demands of peak TV

U.S. entertainment company CBS Television Studios will open a television and film production hub just outside Toronto next year. The company says the hub will include six sound stages, production offices and other support facilities. CBS says the 260,000 square-foot facility will be located in Mississauga and is due to open in mid-2019. The company is promising 12

September 22, 2018 8:54 PM Backup plan in net among Maple Leafs’ toughest calls

There’s a battle brewing for the Maple Leafs’ backup goalie job, and coach Mike Babcock is enjoying it. In fact, if Garret Sparks and Curtis McElhinney make the decision hard right down to the end of training camp, that would suit Babcock fine. “The beauty of it is, we’ve got five more games, don’t we,” Babcock said Saturday as the Leafs prepared for an exhibition 10

September 22, 2018 3:39 AM Hotel workers fear condo conversions threatening jobs

Wieditz said the hospitality sector is one of the few providing unionized jobs with decent wages to a workforce largely comprised of women of colour. That’s also part of the reason he believes the issue has been given short shrift, compared to the closure of places like the Mr. Christie’s factory in Etobicoke in 2012. There, the city rejected developers’ 14

September 17, 2018 6:28 PM Ford heads to Washington to talk trade amid NAFTA negotiations

He and Economic Development and Trade Minister Jim Wilson will meet with negotiators to get an update on discussions to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement, as a Sept. 30 deadline looms. “I’ll be accompanying the premier to Washington to talk to our negotiating team — Canada’s negotiating team first-hand and Ontario’s people that are there 11

September 16, 2018 4:43 PM Women lead trucking industry charge to get more female big-riggers behind wheel

Linda Young, head of human resources for Winnipeg-based Bison Transport, chairs the trucking HR association’s Women With Drive initiative. Launched in 2016, it aims to raise the number of women entering the 18-wheeler workforce through awareness campaigns and resources for employers. “In the last two years it has gotten worse,” Young said. “This year in particular 34

September 13, 2018 3:30 PM Nylander stays away as Maple Leafs open camp

“This is a part of our business,” said coach Mike Babcock. “Any time you’re the player and you’re not here today, it’s hard on you as a player. You want to be here. The guys would like you here and I’d like you here. Babcock chose to look on the bright side of not having Nylander around as 40 forwards vie for jobs. “We get to find another player,” said Babcock 20

September 7, 2018 10:09 PM Quebec’s Coalition leader promises to expel immigrants who fail to learn French

Legault’s proposal was panned by Liberal Leader Philippe Couillard, who accused his rival of fear-mongering and wanting to “break up families.” He argued that Quebec’s immigration policy has been a success, noting that about 50 per cent of all jobs in recent years have been filled by immigrants. “Immigrants are learning French, and you know where they learn 28

September 7, 2018 7:53 PM Boy-band Brockhampton cancels Toronto show, citing Exhibition Place lockout

More than 400 stagehands and technical employees in IATSE Local 58 have been locked out since July 20. The union claims that the city, which owns the facility, wants to contract out IATSE jobs and let Exhibition Place tenants bring in their own workers. The city says it is trying to modernize the venue’s collective agreement to become more competitive 13