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Found at sea: Wreck of Shackleton’s last ship discovered off the coast of Labrador

In the News   |   June 13, 2024

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A master shipwreck hunter directed an international team that located Quest intact on Atlantic seabed. The wreck of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s last ship – on which the renowned polar explorer suddenly died during his final Antarctic... read more

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A guide to what lower rates will mean for mortgages, housing and returns on all those safe parking spots for cash

In the News   |   June 6, 2024

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The long-awaited interest rate U-turn is finally at hand. Rates began rising from pandemic lows in March, 2022, and have been flat since last summer. We are still far from unwinding those recent rate hikes,... read more

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Who’s voting where in 2024

Behind the Breaking News   |   June 4, 2024

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More than half the world’s population will go to the polls this year, in what observers call a major test for democracy. Here are the key races so far and still to come. In 2024,... read more

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Jury finds Donald Trump guilty on all 34 counts in hush-money trial

In the News   |   May 31, 2024

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Donald Trump is guilty on all 34 counts of doctoring business records to cover up a hush-money scheme before the 2016 election, making him the first former U.S. president to be criminally convicted, mere months... read more

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Iranian president’s death, war-crimes case will further cloud the Middle East’s future

In the News   |   May 21, 2024

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It was a day of sombre press conferences, one in Tehran, the other in The Hague, destined to further cloud the future of the entire Middle East. Monday began with the announcement that Iran’s hard-line... read more

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Tributes to Alice Munro pour in from across the literary community

In the News   |   May 16, 2024

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The Canadian literary community is mourning the death of Alice Munro, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2013 and the Man Booker International Prize in 2009. A friend to many in the writing... read more

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For many Israelis and Palestinians, Benjamin Netanyahu, Mahmoud Abbas are an obstacle to peace

In the News   |   May 10, 2024

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When he’s at his residence in Jerusalem, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu only has to peek through the curtains to see the crowds calling for his resignation. Even when the protesters aren’t there, they’ve glued... read more

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Trudeau casts doubt on CSIS intelligence about Chinese interference in 2019, 2021 elections

In the News   |   April 12, 2024

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discounted the effectiveness of Chinese election interference and questioned the reliability of intelligence by Canada’s spy agency about Beijing-directed influence operations during testimony at the public inquiry into foreign meddling. Mr.... read more

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Total solar eclipse stuns sky-gazers with momentary plunge into darkness

In the News   |   April 9, 2024

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It was the show that kept weather forecasters guessing and then graced the fortunate with an unforgettable finale. On Monday, the moon’s shadow raced across North America as anticipated, dousing daylight and drawing eyes to... read more

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The story of José Andrés’s World Central Kitchen, the charity at the centre of the Israeli air strike in Gaza

Articles of Interest   |   April 3, 2024

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Celebrity chef José Andrés has always viewed his non-profit World Central Kitchen as filling a niche during times of crisis. “We have a comprehensive approach,” Mr. Andres told The Globe and Mail during a visit to... read more

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As Putin claims victory in sham Russian election, Yulia Navalnaya steps in as his chief opponent

In the News   |   March 15, 2024

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Two things were on display as Russia’s stage-managed presidential election drew to a close: Vladimir Putin’s disregard for democracy, and the growing clout of his new chief nemesis, Yulia Navalnaya. The official results of the... read more

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What’s going on in Haiti? Latest news from a Caribbean nation in crisis

In the News   |   March 12, 2024

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Gangs battle to wrest control of Port-au-Prince from an absent Prime Minister, leaving Haitians in harm’s way. Check back here for continuing developments. Latest updates Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry, locked out of his country... read more

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Oscars 2024: Oppenheimer wins big, but Ryan Gosling pushes the Academy Awards to a perfect Ken

In the News   |   March 11, 2024

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Kicking off with a pro-Palestinian protest that snarled traffic (causing a broadcast delay of six minutes) and ending with Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer (a film explicitly about the horrors of war) taking home the top prize of the... read more

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Biden warns of democracy under attack and takes aim at Trump in fiery State of the Union address

In the News   |   March 8, 2024

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Democracy is under attack in the U.S. and around the world, President Joe Biden is warning in a fired-up State of the Union address that marks the unofficial start of his marathon re-election fight against... read more

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Former prime minister Brian Mulroney dead at 84

In the News   |   March 1, 2024

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Brian Mulroney, Canada’s 18th prime minister, who was lauded for his global leadership on social justice, his environmental activism and pursuit of North American free trade, but disparaged over the Goods and Services Tax and... read more

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