National Newswatch

‘Talk is cheap’: How companies can act on diversity targets amid an economic crisis

Dec 17 2020 — Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press — TORONTO — When Jaqui Parchment was climbing Canada's corporate ladder, she noticed office cliques formed around members of the same hockey team and frequently overheard senior consultants chattering about their next round of golf with important clients.  "It just felt so foreign to me," said Parchment, who emigrated from Jamaica at the age of 14 […]

US-House-All, 9th Add,400

Sep 28 2020 — AP — Eds: This take covers Texas through Wyoming These are TEST returns. They must not be broadcast or published. Texas - District 1 211 of 255 precincts - 83 per cent Hank Gilbert, Dem 97,497 - 45 per cent Louie Gohmert, GOP (i) 121,578 - 55 per cent Texas - District 2 214 of 401 precincts […]

WE Canada’s demise and a scaled-down TIFF: In The News for Sept. 10

Sep 10 2020 — The Canadian Press — In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Sept. 10 ... What we are watching in Canada ...  OTTAWA — The demise of WE's Canadian operations won't take the heat off Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over his government's decision to hire […]

Glen Abbey owners, Town of Oakville, Ont., each win round in development fight

Oct 23 2019 — Colin Perkel — TORONTO — The owners of the storied Glen Abbey golf course and the Town of Oakville, Ont., each won a round on Wednesday in their fight over the proposed destruction and redevelopment of the property. In its decision, Ontario's Court of Appeal restored five bylaws the town had passed that could thwart Clublink Corporation's plans. […]

Nylander on Marner’s contract talks with Maple Leafs: ‘It will work out’

Jun 27 2019 — Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press — OAKVILLE, Ont. — William Nylander stepped up to his putt, struck it clean and raised a fist in celebration after the ball dropped in the cup. If only contract negotiations between Mitch Marner and the Maple Leafs were that straightforward. If anyone knows what the talented winger is feeling as Marner inches closer to hitting restricted free agency, it's Nylander. He […]