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Understanding Funds Availability Policies at Your Bank

When you deposit a check, you probably just expect the money to show up in your bank account – and you expect to be able to use that money when you …

Finance

Leica’s "stealth edition" Monochrom camera is all black and glows in the dark

Leica is introducing a limited edition version of its Monochrom camera that better speaks to its black-and-white-only sensor by dressing the camera almost entirely in black — and it looks fantastic.<p>The new “stealth edition” of the Monochrom (Typ 246) will sell for $15,750, around twice as much as …

Would Canadian gun laws have stopped America’s worst mass shooters?

Virtually every gun used in an American mass shooting is legally available for purchase in Canada. Despite this, Canada doesn’t come close to …

Guns

The important lessons: What makes for the perfect team captain?

<i>This week’s non-fiction book of the week is The Captain Class: The Hidden Force That Creates the World’s Greatest Teams, by Sam Walker. Click for</i> …

5 Effective Ways to Change Your Behavior And Improve Your Life

But I'll be honest, it will take some courage.<p>Lets be honest: Change Is hard. And sometimes we set goals that we can't meet. Stuff happens. Most of the time, however, it's "stuff" that we have full control over.<p>If you're stuck and looking to change up your strategy to set better goals and be more …

‘How do you sleep at night?’: Rap video takes aim at Ontario premier and hydro price hikes

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijDmVfUhOxQ&w=640&h=360]A local hip-hop artist has a poignant question for Kathleen Wynne: “How do you sleep …

Didgeridoos and legal blues: the strange story of how Michael Jackson bought The Beatles

Paul McCartney has filed a lawsuit to reclaim the rights to many of The Beatles' most famous hits from the world's largest music publisher, Sony/ATV.<p>If a court finds in his favour, the rights will begin defaulting back to McCartney from October 2018, in accordance with US copyright law. But for …

Why Russia — a country with less money than Canada and fewer people than Nigeria — runs the world now

Russia makes less money per year than Canada. For 2016, its $1.3 trillion GDP was roughly on par with Australia, a country with one-sixth the …

Angela Merkel

Nintendo unveils its $300 Switch game console, arriving March 3

At last, Nintendo has revealed its highly anticipated new game console, the Switch. The company detailed the new hardware at a presentation today in Tokyo.<p>Priced at $299.99 and slated to hit store shelves this March, the cartridge-based successor to the Wii U lets you play on your TV or pick it up …

The Carter Documentary Showed Us How Small Lil Wayne’s World Was

The erstwhile film illuminated Wayne’s dedication, and its price.<p>Before Lil Wayne angrily dismissed the Black Lives Matter movement in an early …

What we learned from the seventh episode of Leah Remini’s Scientology series

On the latest episode of Scientology and the Aftermath, creator and host Leah Remini revealed that she had recently been informed by the Church of …

NASA spots comet – and mysterious object – heading towards Earth

NASA has spotted two objects set to fly past our planet – including a mysterious object which the space agency isn’t quite sure what it is.<p>The other …

Astronomy

Lenovo got almost everything right with the ThinkPad X1 Carbon

If only it had an SD card slot...<p>IBM’s ThinkPad has always been my paragon for what a good laptop should be. Never mind the general perception of ThinkPads as boring and frumpy machines for office types; I’ve always loved the reliability and unrivaled durability of those IBM designs. But I’ve spent …

Dell intros the $799 Inspiron 7000, details Alienware CPU upgrades

The XPS 13 two-in-one might be Dell's biggest laptop news at CES this year, but the company also has some major updates in store for gamers. Take the new Inspiron 7000 for one, a $799 laptop that pushes the boundaries of what you'd call a budget machine. The company's Alienware laptops are also …

Laptops

U.S. comes first, Trump official says about Canadian auto industry

Statements by U.S. transition officials and tweets by the president-elect Tuesday are bringing into question the future of jobs and exports from Canada's auto industry, as Donald Trump warns that U.S. companies should not be allowed to sell internationally manufactured cars in the U.S. market …

More than meets the eye to Russia’s Hillary hacking

Months and months ago I told you that the Russians had hacked the Democrats’ and Hillary Clinton’s computers. I said it was probably done through a …

Why Starting Your Own Business Online Is Easier Than You Think

You’re talented, you have great ideas and you’re hard working, but you’re often unrecognized, misunderstood and taken for granted.<p>Whether it’s in …

Thirteen people die of overdoses over one day in B.C. as fentanyl fuels opioid crisis

Thirteen British Columbians died of illicit drug overdoses on Thursday, including nine in the City of Vancouver alone – the latest grim statistics in a worsening crisis that has emergency officials and Vancouver's mayor issuing an urgent call for more treatment options.<p>In comparison, the city has …

Kanye West Paid Donald Trump a Visit and Left With a 2024 Campaign Plan

<i>This article has been updated throughout.</i><p>Well, so much for that private end to 2016. While Kanye West and Kim Kardashian reportedly planned to keep a low profile at the end of a draining year (his hospitalization; her robbery ), things haven't gone quite that way. Turns out, you can't keep West …

Cuddle Up With Plush Versions of Andy Warhol's Most Famous Artworks

Unless you’ve got hundreds of millions of dollars burning a hole in your pocket, or fancy yourself a Thomas Crown-esque art thief, you’re never going …

Jay Z’s Newest Signee Young Paris on ‘African Vogue’ and Working With Gypsy Sport

The Roc Nation musician is blending Afrobeats with Drake-inspired rap and earning Anna Wintour's approval in the process.<p>When Jay Z’s latest addition …

'Hope is finished': Thousands of Haitians trying to get to U.S. stranded in Tijuana

In the heart of downtown Tijuana, Mexico, there's a taco stand that no longer serves tacos.<p>The Loncheria Dulce gave up making them about a month ago …

PC war heats up as Microsoft says more people switching from Macs to Surface ‘than ever before’

The battle of the personal computer market is heating up with Microsoft putting on fighting gloves and entering the ring again with some bold new …

Meet Sergio Canavero, the brain behind the first head transplant and the HEAVEN project

Sergio Canavero, the 52-year-old Italian surgeon, relishes being described “crazy as a bat.” He hasn’t watched television since 1993. He doesn’t own …

'Ghana's Hillary Clinton': Nana Rawlings is first woman to run for president in West African country, as election gets under way

The wife of Ghana's former leader, Flight Lieutenant Jerry Rawlings, will stand for the presidency herself today in an election that has seen her dubbed the African Hillary Clinton.<p>Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings, 67, whose husband was a poster boy for populist African leaders, is the first woman ever …

A 23-year-old rapper who refuses to sign a record deal is making history at the 2017 Grammys

Chance the Rapper is the most talented rapper of his generation and a pioneer in the music industry. His latest album, "Coloring Book," released in May, is one of the the year's best-reviewed albums. It's the first streaming-only album to chart on Billboard's ranking.<p>This year, the Grammys made …

DJ Khaled

Ontario ombudsman investigating province's use of solitary confinement

Ontario's Ombudsman has launched an investigation into the way the province tracks and reviews the placement of prisoners in solitary confinement.<p>The review will examine how the system logs segregated prisoners and counts the amount of time they have spent in isolation in provincial jails. It will …

Miley Cyrus Said She Was Once the Least Paid on 'Hannah Montana'

Even though she was the lead.<p>Miley Cyrus can thank her debut role on Disney's <i>Hannah Montana</i> for bringing her to stardom, but it wasn't all an easy ride. In an interview with <i>Elle</i>, the 23-year-old opens up about how child actors, including herself, can get taken advantage of in Hollywood.<p>"I just …

Canada detains hundreds of children for immigration violations, report finds

Report notes a decline in recent months but highlights one incident in which a 16-year-old Syrian refugee was left in solitary confinement for three weeks<p>Canada regularly detains hundreds of children who have run afoul of the country’s immigration laws – including some who are held in correctional …