Barry Pless

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The Winners and Losers From NFL Wild-Card Weekend

<i>Every week this NFL season, we will celebrate the electric plays, admonish the colossal blunders, and explain the inexplicable moments of the most</i> …

The CBC has lost its way

Every once in a blue moon – or is that a supermoon? – the CBC does something worthwhile. The public broadcaster had one of those moments in August when it gathered millions of Canadians around their TVs, radios, tablets and phones for the last stop on the Tragically Hip's final tour.<p>Mind you, this …

Canada

Seattle's Vision Zero Plan

Seattle became the second major Northwest city this week to promise to end all traffic deaths and serious injuries by embracing Vision Zero, a …

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Seattle launches Vision Zero plan to end traffic deaths and injuries by 2030 - Mayor Murray

Today Mayor Murray, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) and the Seattle Police Department (SPD) launched Vision Zero, Seattle’s plan to …

Bloomberg Philanthropies Selects Ten Cities and Five Countries to Participate in New Phase of the Global Road Safety Initiative | Bloomberg Philanthropies

<i>Selections made from a field of 20 strong applicant cities</i><p><i>Commitment Aims to Reduce Road Traffic Fatalities and Injuries in Low- and Middle</i>–<i>Income</i></i> …

Amazon.ca Sale: Belkin iPhone 5/5S/5C ‘Charge & Sync’ Dock Restocked for 49% Off

Last month Amazon.ca slashed the price of Belkin’s Charge and Sync dock for the iPhone 5/5S/5C by 48% and now it’s back in stock but even cheaper …

eCommerce

Mac app PhoneExpander frees up storage on your iPhone or iPad

At launch, the 16GB option for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus seemed entirely too limited. If you were one of the anxious bunch who snapped up a new iPhone …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

Device to diagnose concussions tested on Halifax football team

Portable scanner used to detect electrical changes in brain from sidelines<p>A Halifax medical device company is attempting to tackle the issue of …

Huge sinkhole swallows backhoe in downtown Montreal as crews plug water leak

A section of a downtown commercial street swallowed a backhoe on Monday as city crews were getting ready to repair a leaky water main.<p>The backhoe had started to chip at asphalt near the corner of Ste-Catherine and Guy streets when the ground crumbled beneath it and the heavy machine tumbled in.<p>The …

Canada

House adjourns after Tories back NDP motion for independent scrutiny on MP expenses

Amid questions about the Prime Minister's Office, Senate spending, Justin Trudeau's work for charities and Thomas Mulcair's run-in with Mounties on Parliament Hill, MPs have agreed to adjourn the House of Commons.<p>The adjournment came Tuesday evening after a series of bills were pushed through, and …

Canada

Bombing suspects were local, ‘normal’ US immigrants

A relative of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects said he repeatedly warned the 19-year-old fugitive Dzhokhar Tsarnaev about the bad influence of …