John Lang

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Neighbourhood group hopes to save Toronto's Garrison Common cottages - CityNews Toronto

A neighbourhood group is rushing to save a cluster of 160-year-old downtown homes that are in danger of being knocked down.<p>Two properties on Mitchell …

Giovinco's free-kick goal sends TFC past Red Bulls in first leg

• Toronto FC 2 (Vazquez 8’, Giovinco 72’), New York Red Bulls 1 (Royer 45’ + 1’)<br>• Toronto takes control of Eastern semifinal with 2 road goals<br>• TFC …

New York Red Bulls

Huge sunbathing seal brings Alaskan airport to a halt

Encroaching wildlife is a common headache for staff at the Wiley Post-Will Rogers Memorial Airport in the northern tip of Alaska.<p>But this week they had to deal with a scenario they had yet to encounter when a 32-stone seal was discovered sunbathing on the runway.<p>Scott Babcock, a foreman at the …

USDOT

Why is the Queen's face so different around the world?

Queen Elizabeth II is the most commonly depicted person on paper money around the world. But how does each country pick which portrait to use?<p><b>Video by Dan Lytwyn</b>

Queen Elizabeth II

Take care of your eyes if over 50 years of age

<b>Hyderabad:</b> Fourteen per cent of blindness in those above 50 years of age is due to age related macular degeneration and ten per cent is due to …

From Vaughan to Union in 42 minutes: 'No traffic, no delays' when Line 1 extension opens

It's been more than a decade in the making and now the opening of the Line 1 subway extension is less than two months away — along with the promise …

Catalonia independence: Spain takes charge of Catalan government

<b>The Spanish government has stripped Catalonia of its autonomy and taken charge of its government.</b><p>The measures came early on Saturday after the Catalan parliament voted to declare independence on Friday.<p>An official state bulletin dismissed Catalan leaders and handed control of Catalonia to Spain's …

Europe

Boomer and Millennial-Friendly Cruise Lines

With boomers and millennials holding as the current largest cruise demographics, we considered which primary ocean cruise lines cater more towards …

After the 2017 Hurricanes, Here's What Caribbean Hotels Are Open

Parts of the Caribbean are still rebuilding following Hurricanes Irma, Jose, and Maria in 2017. Now, nearly a year after the storms, here are our latest updates on islands affected. This article was originally published on October 26, 2017 and continues to be updated on a weekly basis.<p>Following …

Caribbean

What you need to know about the new US airport security measures

With the announcement of a range of new security measures affecting all travellers entering US airports, here’s everything you need to know before taking your next flight.<p>The new measures will apply to all inbound flights to the USA from 280 airports across 105 countries around the world, affecting …

Expedia CruiseShipCenters

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Inbound U.S. travelers to face tighter security

New security measures on inbound flights to the U.S. must be put into place by Thursday.<p>The measures are part of a Department of Homeland Security …

U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

Cruise Review: The Silver Whisper Revisited

By Georgina Cruz There are few things in life that are better than setting sail on an intimate, ultra-luxury all-suite vessel, but one I can think of …

Airport worker dances on the tarmac like no one's watching to make air travel less painful

It's completely necessary to have fun while you're working.<p>An airport worker directing the plane on the tarmac of the Greater Rochester International …

Dance

New Azamara Club Cruises ship to sail in Europe, South America

The first new Azamara Club Cruises ship to debut since the line's founding in 2010 will spend its first winter in South America — a continent rarely on the line's schedule.<p>Arriving in August, the 690-passenger Azamara Pursuit will operate a series of voyages around South America out of Lima, Peru; …

First Target, now Sears: Store closings will add to glut of unwanted retail space

Filling the void<p>Nearly 50 Sears Canada stores are in a mall or property with a former Target Canada location, according to data from Jones Lang LaSalle. Here is a list of those properties, along with the current status of the former Target space.<p>MALL<p>CITY<p>STATUS<p>Kingsway Mall<p>Edmonton<p>In …

Clinton team and Democrats 'bankrolled' Trump dirty dossier

<b>US President Donald Trump has seized on reports that Hillary Clinton's team bankrolled a sleazy dossier of allegations linking him to Russia.</b><p>Claims that Mr Trump had been filmed with prostitutes in a Moscow hotel surfaced in the closing stretch of last year's White House race.<p>Mrs Clinton's …

Donald Trump

MSC Cruises Announces Another World Cruise

MSC Cruises has announced that sales are now open for their second world cruise, setting sail in 2020 aboard <i>MSC Magnifica.</i> Voyagers Club members can …

Kuala Lumpur

Viking Orders Seven New River Ships

Viking Cruises has announced that they’ve placed an order for seven new river ships, to debut in 2019. The order includes six Viking Longships, which …

Globe editorial: Falling deficits, and the future of Canadian politics

Back in the 1980s and '90s, when Canada's fiscal situation was going from bad to worse and an expanding debt load threatened to devour the future, questions about a Finance Minister's performance tended to come down to just one number: The deficit.<p>A lot of news coverage and Canadian politics still …

Why Trudeau has incentive to go easy on Quebec's controversial niqab law

Last week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responded with more restraint than might have been expected to Quebec's new legislation forcing women to unveil before receiving public services, based on his past willingness to take a strong stand against such policies.<p>To start this week, Mr. Trudeau's …

What Your Choice In Beer Really Says About You

Next time you’re having a beer - perhaps enjoying one of those lovely moments after work when the old prefrontal cortex is turned down to a gentle …

Air Canada landing in California prompts another probe by U.S. aviation officials

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating why an Air Canada plane ignored repeated orders by an air traffic controller at San Francisco …

How to Rescue a Cruise Ship in the Northwest Passage

There is not much of a script for such a mass evacuation.<p><b>This story is part of OUTER LIMITS, a Motherboard series about people, technology, and going outside. Let us be your</b> <b>guide</b><b>.</b><p>On October 26, 2011, David Aqqiaruq and his teenage son left the small Inuit village of Igloolik, in Nunavut, to hunt …

This low-cost airline is selling flights from London and Paris to Toronto for £149

The "low-fare/high quality" routes — which will commence in May 2018 — will be served three times a week from London and Birmingham (Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays) and four times per week from Paris (Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays).<p>The flights will be serviced by brand new Airbus …

Selling

Conservative candidate replaces Rona Ambrose in Sturgeon River-Parkland

Rona Ambrose’s former riding remains staunchly Conservative after a Monday byelection that saw the Tory candidate romp to victory.<p>Dane Lloyd had …

Elections

Working Families Coalition targets Patrick Brown in new attack ad

A union-backed campaign to keep the Progressive Conservatives out of power in Ontario kicks off today with the launch of a new attack ad portraying …

Photo tour: Inside one of the most elegant river ships in France

Thinking about a river cruise in France? Our latest Cruise Ship Tour, in the carousel above, offers a deck-by-deck look at one of the most elegant vessels on a French waterway, Tauck's Emerald.<p>As can be seen in the tour, the Rhone River-based ship boasts spacious accommodations and stylish public …

Horticulturist showcases Bermuda's plant, bird and sea life in stunning images

Most people who visit the idyllic Atlantic islands of Bermuda go there because of the archipelago’s famous pink sand beaches and year-round warm weather. If this horticulturist has his way however, more people might consider a trip to see Bermuda’s incredible range of plant, bird, sea and land life.<p>…

Bermuda

How a pocket-sized snack changed the English language

Tiny pies have been a favourite food in Britain since the Middle Ages – and have changed the English language with idioms, nursery rhyme verses, even a mention by Shakespeare.<p>Every March, St Mary’s church in the Leicestershire town of Melton Mowbray becomes a cathedral of pies: it fills with tables …

Pork Pie