Fall travel guide: Four cheap European destinations to visit during the off-season

Fall travel guide: Four cheap European destinations to visit during the off-season

It’s common knowledge that traveling outside school holidays will get you more for your money. This year especially, hotel deals are everywhere – in London, some West End properties are collaborating with theaters on exclusive viewings for guests. Tour operators are offering fourth-quarter discounts – such as Abercrombie & Kent’s US$500 rebate on bookings to … Read more

Opinion: Why Biden’s historic climate bill could be a big win for Canada

Opinion: Why Biden’s historic climate bill could be a big win for Canada

GM workers use human assistance automation to weld vehicle doors at the General Motors assembly plant during the COVID-19 pandemic in Oshawa, Ont., on March 19, 2021.Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press Washington has handed Canada’s electric vehicle and cleantech industries a big gift, in the form of a historic climate bill that creates new incentives for … Read more

Toyota offers to buy back recalled bZ4X fully electric SUV from customers

Toyota offers to buy back recalled bZ4X fully electric SUV from customers

The 2023 Toyota bZ4X in San Diego, Calif.Petrina Gentile/The Globe and Mail Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc. is offering full refunds and incentives for the bZ4X, the automakers first all-electric vehicle, because of concerns over the wheels falling off. In June, Toyota recalled all the bZ4X that had been delivered worldwide – about 2,700 vehicles … Read more

Hockey Canada’s strategy of deflecting serves no one but its disgraced leadership

Hockey Canada’s strategy of deflecting serves no one but its disgraced leadership

Witnesses Scott Smith, Hockey Canada President and Chief Operating Officer, left, and Hockey Canada Chief Financial Officer Brian Cairo, appear at the standing committee on Canadian Heritage in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 27, 2022.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press Awhile back, I had a job in a movie theatre. The theater at the foot of an atrium … Read more

Review: Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition goes all in on one upping the Detroit Three

Review: Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition goes all in on one upping the Detroit Three

The 2022 Toyota Tundra Crewmax 1794 Edition.Doug Firby/The Globe and Mail If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then the Detroit Three auto makers will be pleased to see what Toyota has done with the long-awaited redo of its full-sized light duty pickup truck. The 2022 Tundra has abandoned its gas-guzzling V8 engine in … Read more

Norwegian novelist Roy Jacobsen is the best author you’ve (maybe) never heard of

Norwegian novelist Roy Jacobsen is the best author you’ve (maybe) never heard of

Author Roy Jacobsen is best known for two novels, neither of which has been translated into English: the Viking-themed Frost, and The Victors, considered by many the defining novel about the evolution of Norwegian society in the 20th century.Agnete Brun/Handout Though his name may be less familiar to North Americans than that of his prolix … Read more

Blue Jays must act fast to secure bright future

Blue Jays must act fast to secure bright future

Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Santiago Espinal scores a run and celebrates with shortstop Bo Bichette against the Kansas City Royals at Rogers Center on July 17.Nick Turchiaro/USA TODAY Sports via Reuters Coming out of the All-Star Game, the news from the Toronto perspective is that second baseman Santiago Espinal has added assistant GM to … Read more

Six TSX dividend stocks that benefit from the soaring US dollar

Six TSX dividend stocks that benefit from the soaring US dollar

What are we looking for? Sustainable Canadian dividends bolstered by the high-flying US dollar. The screen We’ve long recommended that Canadian investors have some 20 per cent to 30 per cent of their portfolios in US stocks. That’s for the quality of top US stocks, especially in the consumer and manufacturing sectors. Still, it’s also … Read more