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Toronto and Vancouver battle to house yuan trade

Two Canadian cities are vying to become North America's primary centre for trading the Chinese yuan, an effort that has received federal backing amid a broader desire by Ottawa to strengthen ties with Beijing.<p>Leaders in banking, government and economic development in Toronto and Vancouver are …

How to prepare for your next (inevitable) career change

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' new Leadership Lab series, where executives and leadership experts share their views and advice about the leadership and management issues of today. There will be a new column every weekday. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>Over the past …

Dolphins Have Found A Bizarre Way To Get High

One of the cleverest creatures in the animal kingdom has discovered an unconventional way to get high. And, no, we're not talking about Snoop Lion.<p>Some dolphins are (ahem) puffing on puffer fish, which release nerve toxins when provoked that can cause a narcotic effect, reports London's The Sunday …

Lion Fight

Wealthiest People: Canadian Business Magazine Ranks The Country's Richest

It's been a good year for Canada's super rich.<p>According to Canadian Business magazine's latest rankings, the country's 100 wealthiest individuals …

Five myths about Canada’s middle class

<i>This story is part of The Globe's</i> Wealth Paradox series<i>, a two-week examination into how the income divide is shaping Canada.</i><p>A solid and optimistic middle class is what historically underpinned Canada's economy. It has propelled consumer spending, the housing market and economic growth, …

Five reasons why smartwatches are here to stay

Whether they love or hate them, everyone has an opinion on the viability of smartwatches. The disparate range of opinions is a clear sign that we are …

Every man made satellite in orbiting Earth

HOW TO GET ANY GIRL'S PHONE NUMBER

UN human rights investigator says Canada needs inquiry into missing aboriginal women

The federal government should set up a national inquiry into the "disturbing phenomenon" of missing and murdered aboriginal women, a senior UN rights official said Tuesday.<p>James Anaya, the UN special rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, has spent the last nine days touring the country, …

Mmm, what bacon is doing to male fertility and sperm quality

Sorry, gents. New research shows that eating bacon on a regular basis can reduce your fertility. It's a good thing Homer Simpson already has three kids.<p>As reported by The Daily Mail, the recent study by Harvard University researchers in Massachusetts indicated that men who consume a regular-sized …

Processed Meat

Suzuki to Obama admin: Don't trust Harper, he's like Bush

Luiza Ch. Savage on the latest Keystone XL criticisms<p>A group of Canadian opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline have been meeting in Washington, DC …

G20’s focus ‘drifting’ from global economic issues: Flaherty

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty says the G20 is "drifting," and urged his colleagues to refocus on concrete measures that would safeguard the world economy.<p>Mr. Flaherty, one of the longest serving ministers on the G20 circuit, made the comments after meeting his counterparts for dinner Thursday and …

Noam Chomsky: The Obama Doctrine

President Barack Obama speaks at Prince George's Community College in Kettering, Md., Sept. 26, 2013. (Photo: Doug Mills / The New York Times)<p>The …

American 'exceptionalism' as exemplified by US international lawlessness

<b>RT:</b><i>President Correa made some harsh comments regarding US ‘exceptionalism’. What’s your view of this idea that America is ‘exceptional’.</i><p><b>GG:</b> Well, I …

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Should I book with Airbnb instead of a hotel?

A recent column on how to let your place via Airbnb triggered several questions from readers curious about booking first-time sleepovers with the service. I contacted some veteran users for the lowdown on getting started – and the pitfalls to avoid.<p>"The most obvious benefit is price – every Airbnb …

Hospitality

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

TRADE At Montreal talks, Canada proposes new approach to breaking NAFTA auto gridlock Subscriber content<p>Morning Business Briefing How U.S. became ‘the Wal-Mart of the oil market’ and an unprecedented threat to status quo Subscriber content<p>CANNABIS DEAL Despite ultimate friendly deal, Aurora and …

Celebrity photos of the week: Did someone say Miley?

That Snooze Button Habit Is Putting Your Productivity To Sleep, So Quit Hitting It

You need to respect the alarm. But don’t just take it from us–consider recent research. Here are five ways to get out of bed the right way.<p>Every morning, millions of people fight a battle–with themselves.<p>The battlefield is the bedroom, and the weapon is the snooze button. When the alarm goes off, …

Sleep

Canadian politics, where the customer is always right

In 1971, after nine years of polling in Canada for the Liberal Party, American expert Lou Harris reported that “sometimes we instinctively forget that human beings are basically and instinctively selfish.”<p>He told the Liberals after one of his polls: “A major finding of this survey is that foreign …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Ten things that can make or break the job interview

We've all read tips from job coaches and HR pros about job interview do's and don'ts. Everything from proper eye contact and reading body language to preparing succinct stories of personal work successes.<p>My company is currently on a hiring spree and expects to grow from its current 100 employees to …

Employment

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Reboot Cartoon Getting Reboot, Geeks Rejoice

The beloved '90s cartoon "Reboot" is getting a reboot.<p>B.C. animation studio Rainmaker Entertainment announced this week that it has renamed its TV …

Martine Lindskjold Goes Nude for Euroman

Twenty-four-year-old model Martine Lindskjold is featured in the latest issue of <i>Euroman</i> posing nude and discussing the best advice she’s ever been …