5 hrs ago
The Globe and Mail
Premarket: Bernanke in spotlight, Nikkei hits fresh 5 1/2-year high
Stock markets aren't straying too far from unchanged this morning, as traders await an important appearance from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke later today.
10 hrs ago
Canada spawns its own breed of investor activism
A business environment with fewer corporate and regulatory roadblocks than in the United States, and a natural reticence among established institutional investors to push for change unless the circumstances are extraordinary, has meant challengers have often come from outside Canada.
Tue May 21, 2013
The Toronto Star
Man, 46, jailed for luring 3 U.S. girls online
A man who lured 3 U.S. teens into sending him sexual webcam photos he turned into child porn has been declared a long-term offender.
Radar: Grey to Green Conference, Architecture for Humanity Symposium, Piper Hayes, The Dreamboats
Grey to Green Conference Toronto's move from concrete jungle to a greener infrastructure is the topic of discussion at the Grey to Green Conference that begins this morning at the Evergreen Brick Works.
Mon May 20, 2013
Man shot dead at Toronto barbecue
A long weekend barbecue turned bloody after a 35-year-old man was shot dead at an apartment building in the Ossington Ave.-Dundas St.
Sun May 19, 2013
The Toronto Star
The Ward: One of Toronto's more historic, yet forgotten, communities
"Traditionally, what's been important in history has been about the upper classes.
Book seller Sarah McNally: Hipster writes her own business rule book
When 28-year-old Sarah McNally opened her bookstore in Manhattan, The New York Times called her the 'Defiant Newcomer,' but her unique approach to the business is paying off.
Sat May 18, 2013
Shirley and Ruth: Peterborough New Horizon Band's Sister Act
Individually Shirley Rolufs and her sister Ruth Mathews are wonderful musicians; together they are a musical force of nature.
The Guelph Mercury
Federal financial agency ignores dollar limit on hospitality spending
A federal agency that ensures banks and other financial institutions follow the rules has itself broken the rules on hospitality spending.
Investigation into mayor's conduct continues in June
The investigation into Mayor Daryl Bennett's actions on the local police services board will continue in late June.
The Globe and Mail
Five things to do in Toronto this week: meet the pandas, the Punjabi...
Five things to do in Toronto this week: meet the pandas, the Punjabi International Film Festival and more Add to ... "Mommy, why does the loud Saturday-night television man with the funny collars always yell at me to keep my stick on the ice and to keep my head up?" The city-wide Doors Open event doesn't happen until next weekend, but the country's ... (more)
Should genetic testing for cancer be available to all Canadians?
The revelation that Hollywood celebrity Angelina Jolie had a double mastectomy as a preventative measure against cancer stoked heated discussion this week, but one prominent cancer researcher says it demonstrates the need to make genetic testing available to all Canadians.
As our regular 680News.com series continues, we look at events happening in Toronto and near the city for a variety of ages and interests.
Fri May 17, 2013
Earthquake, yes it was, did you feel it?
Earthquake map from the USGS showing the center of the Quake just northwest of Toronto.
Delano Coombs shooting can be solved with DNA match, police say
Toronto police say they now have a description and DNA of the suspect involved in the murder of Brampton resident Delano Coombs.
Quake reported in eastern Canada
People on both sides of the border felt an earthquake originating around the Quebec and Ontario borders, the Canadian government said.
Hamilton Mountain News
A jewelry-making gem in our midst
Stephanie King had no idea when she signed up for a jewelry-making course six years ago that the simple gesture would lead to a successful business involving her life-long love of coloured gemstones.
Globe and Mail
Is home ownership bad for employment? Maybe
When people own homes, is that bad for business? A new study suggests that, in the U.S., this may be true.
Thu May 16, 2013
Author escaped legal career to write bestsellers
Canadian bestselling author Guy Gavriel Kay jokes that he became a writer because he isn't good enough at hockey to play for the Toronto Maple Leafs or baseball to bat for the New York Yankees.
Urban Planner: May 16, 2013
Photography: David Kaufman's Early Sunday Morning photography exhibit simultaneously celebrates the heritage of Toronto's architecture, while pleading for its preservation, in the face of gentrification and condo development.