Trophy Tracker: Karlsson leading way for Norris as top defenseman

Trophy Tracker: Karlsson leading way for Norris as top defenseman

To mark the quarter point of the season, NHL.com is running its second installment of the Trophy Tracker series. Today, we look at the race for the Norris Trophy, which is awarded annually to the top defenseman in the NHL as selected by the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association. Erik Karlsson has turned back the clock, … Read more

Alphonso Davies’ crucial penalty miss may be Canada’s pivotal moment at World Cup

Alphonso Davies’ crucial penalty miss may be Canada’s pivotal moment at World Cup

Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois saves a penalty kick from Canada’s Alphonso Davies during a World Cup Group F match at Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, in Al Rayyan, Qatar, on Nov. 23.Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press When Canada was awarded a penalty early in its game against Belgium, there was no directive on who should take it. … Read more

Tips by Montrealers for getting outside in the winter – even if you don’t like the cold

Tips by Montrealers for getting outside in the winter – even if you don’t like the cold

People visiting Place Jacques-Cartier in Old Montreal.NicolasMcComber Marc-Olivier Frappier is an unapologetic lover of winter. “People always ask Montrealers: but what do you do in winter?,” says the chef and owner of award-winning Little Italy restaurant Mon Lapin. “It’s as if we were all hibernating, just waiting for spring.” Quite the contrary, he says proudly: … Read more

Dragons’ Den star Arlene Dickinson strikes merger deal to create marketing and communications ‘super firm’

Dragons’ Den star Arlene Dickinson strikes merger deal to create marketing and communications ‘super firm’

Financier and Dragons’ Den star Arlene Dickinson at her downtown Toronto office in 2009.Sheryl Nadler/The Globe and Mail Veteran financier and Dragon’s Den star Arlene Dickinson is merging her marketing and communications firm with five other agencies to launch a larger company with an international reach, backed in part by the Canadian Business Growth Fund. … Read more

Cheap flights, interest rate forecasts and uncovering Uber’s union scheme: The business and investing stories you need to know about this week

Cheap flights, interest rate forecasts and uncovering Uber’s union scheme: The business and investing stories you need to know about this week

Travelers at Toronto Pearson International Airport’s Terminal 1, are photographed on May 25, 2022. Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail.Fred Lum/the Globe and Mail Getting caught up on a week that got away? Here’s your weekly digest of The Globe and Mail’s most essential business and investing stories, with insights and analysis from the pros, stock … Read more

Ottawa signs agreements with Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen on materials for electric vehicles

Ottawa signs agreements with Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen on materials for electric vehicles

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greets German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Montreal on Aug. 22.Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press The federal government signed separate agreements with Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz Tuesday that will see the two German auto manufacturers secure access to Canadian raw materials for batteries in electric vehicles. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and German Chancellor Olaf … Read more

US drought gives an Arizona dam’s critics a new argument for having it demolished

US drought gives an Arizona dam’s critics a new argument for having it demolished

The Glen Canyon Dam in northern Arizona, near the border with Nevada, holds back water in the Lake Powell reservoir, which has fallen to low levels that threaten the electrical output of the dam.Nathan VanderKlippe/The Globe and Mail Three years ago, Tick Segerblom got a call from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Agents wanted to … Read more

Out-of-control Newfoundland wildfires leave communities cut off with food running low

Out-of-control Newfoundland wildfires leave communities cut off with food running low

Smoke from a forest fire in central Newfoundland on Aug. 7.The Canadian Press The worst forest fires to hit Newfoundland and Labrador in more than 60 years have stranded hundreds of travelers who had returned to the island’s south coast for a series of summer festivals and reunions, while officials scramble to airlift food to … 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