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January 16, 2018 6:36 PM Ontario offers to help pay for electric vehicle charging stations at workplaces

The province is offering to cover 80 per cent of the cost of installing the stations as part of an incentive program. Ontario is offering to cover 80 per cent of the cost of installing electric vehicle charging stations for companies and commercial building owners as the province tries to expand its charging infrastructure. The program, announced today 13

January 10, 2018 8:56 PM Is an Apple store coming to Yonge and Bloor?

Tech giant won't comment, but plans for new condo development show space for "Apple risers to Apple ceiling" in retail area. Is Apple planning to open a flagship store at Yonge and Bloor? The company won’t say, but blueprints for a condo tower suggest it might. Floor plans for The One, an 85-storey condo tower set to be completed in 2023 at 1 Bloor St. W., show an area of the building 14

January 8, 2018 8:59 PM There will be poutine: First look at Canada Olympic House for Pyeongchang 2018

12,000 square-foot space will be "home-away-from-home" for Canadian athletes and fans Homesick Canadian Olympians can cheer up by eating poutine in the freezing cold at Team Canada's headquarters for the upcoming Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. With the games one month away, the Canadian Olympic Committee unveiled its Canada Olympic House on Monday 26

January 8, 2018 8:43 PM American Airlines to require de-escalation training for employees

The airline had been discussing such training for months but prioritized it after a fight broke out in April between a flight attendant and passenger over a baby stroller. Arguments, fights and meltdowns have been a part of commercial airline service for decades, but airborne conflicts have become viral internet sensations in the past few years, now that nearly 12

January 3, 2018 10:15 PM NASCAR champ Martin Truex to appear at Toronto fundraiser to help family of crew chief’s pal

The racer will be at the Hockey Hall of Fame on Friday to support his crew chief’s friend, who died suddenly in August with a bacterial infection. The year 2017 was a year of the highest high and the lowest low for Cole Pearn of London, Ont. Crew chief for the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota Camry driven by Martin Truex Jr., Pearn quarterbacked the car and driver 17

December 22, 2017 10:00 AM Cultural centre, artist studios in Cape Dorset exceed $3M fundraising goal

'This is about building economic and community capacity in the Arctic' The Kenojuak Cultural Centre and Print Shop in Cape Dorset, Nunavut, is becoming a reality after the community raised more than the $3 million it needed to get the project to the finish line. Until doors open, the West Baffin Eskimo Cooperative (WBEC) will be working to get the artist 26

December 20, 2017 10:40 PM NASA unveils 2 finalists for missions to distant worlds

Winning mission would launch in 2025 NASA's next robotic mission to a far-off world may be either landing on Saturn's largest moon, Titan, or a mission to comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko that would return samples to Earth. The two finalists in the space agency's New Frontiers Program were announced Wednesday afternoon in a teleconference. The Comet Astrobiology 20

December 13, 2017 5:39 PM Blue Origin launches, lands Mannequin Skywalker with upgraded spacecraft

7th flight of New Shepherd suborbital vehicle used new booster, crew capsule with big windows Private space company Blue Origin has successfully launched and landed an upgraded rocket and a new crew capsule that it bills as having "the largest windows in space." The seventh flight of the company's New Shepard suborbital spacecraft at the company's West Texas 35

December 12, 2017 6:30 AM New Zealand space launch cancelled due to engine glitch

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - A space launch was scrubbed Tuesday from a remote launch site in New Zealand after an engine glitch caused engineers to abort the flight. The command to abort came two seconds after the engine of the Rocket Lab Electron rocket fired on its launch pad at Mahia Peninsula on North Island's east coast. There was no immediate explanation 17

December 11, 2017 3:40 PM Snow in the GTA expected to cause traffic headaches during Monday afternoon rush hour

Southern Ontario’s first dose of snowfall is expected to cause some headaches for afternoon commuters Monday. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for every district in southern Ontario except for Algonquin and Renfrew-Pembroke-Barry’s Bay. Environment Canada says the snow is expected to begin late Monday afternoon with five to 10 centimetres 17