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Holiday Movie Preview: ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,’ ‘The Wolf of Wall Street,’ and More

It's movie time! All the films to look forward to this holiday season, from ‘The Hunger Games’ sequel to Scorsese’s latest.

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Fitness trainer’s photo with Ford raises new questions; new info on wiretaps released

As Mayor Rob Ford faced a downsized office and new details from a police investigation were revealed, a strange new allegation has surfaced – a photo suggesting his new fitness program involves a trainer with a past conviction for distributing steroids.<p><b>Wednesday's developments:</b><p>A Toronto man who …

Mirtle: Leafs not satisfied despite strong first-quarter results

They have one of the best records in the Eastern Conference, with a 13-7-1 start equating to a 105-point pace that would put them ahead of even last season's 48-game showing.<p>But while many teams would be comfortable, even complacent, with that situation, the Toronto Maple Leafs hardly sound …

Get back to home cooking with ‘recipe bags’

Monday-night meatloaf, Tuesday-night spaghetti: it's a cliché to run through the same dishes week after week, but with busy schedules it's a common one – unless you opt for takeout instead.<p>As online shopping for prepared meals and groceries expands its reach across the country – the latest player …

Cooking

Employee retention is not just about pizza lunches and parties

A recent North American engagement survey conducted by Gallup found that 70 per cent of the work force is actively or passively disengaged. Only 41 per cent of employees clearly understand what makes their employers' brands more unique than the competition. Combine the high costs of training and …

Bombardier's secret weapon in China

The man behind one of the most successful foreign companies in China wanted to be a Canadian professor<p>In a business environment known for dirt and …

Canada under Prime Minister Rob Ford

Scott Feschuk imagines: ‘No more whining, OK? I’ve made mistakes, and I have an after-party to get to.’<p>News item: <i>Rob Ford said this week that he</i> …

National Geographic Magazine

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Mulcair questions timing of PM's trip to Brussels

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is questioning the timing of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's trip to Brussels to sign an agreement in principle on a Canada-EU …

Canada

The NDP fails its free-trade litmus test

At least the New Democrats are consistent, even if it’s consistently wrong.<p>As soon as the first reports about a Canada-European Union free-trade and investment deal were published – and before details were fully known – the NDP leaped to condemn the agreement.<p>That kept the party’s perfect record …

Canada

B.C. Hydro on the edge of change as huge growth planned for North

B.C.'s north is in a frenzy of planning. There are applications for port expansions, coal and mineral mines, oil terminals, pipelines, synthetic fuel plants, liquefied natural gas facilities and hundreds of new drill rigs for shale gas extraction. Pinned on a map, the proposals create a porcupine …

10 Most Iconic World Cup Goals and the Stories Behind Them

Link to Media<p>Held every four years, the FIFA World Cup remains the biggest showpiece sporting event across the globe, and next summer's tournament in Brazil is shaping up to be just as extravagant as those that have preceded it.<p>The 2014 edition will be the 20th World Cup tournament and over the …

Soccer

Why subscribe when digital magazines are free (from the library)

Rogers is launching a digital subscription service that allows readers to pay a monthly fee for unlimited access to a newsstand's worth of e-magazines.<p>But many public libraries are already offering a similar product for free.<p>The free service is run by the digital magazine company Zinio and is …

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Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

2014 BMW 4 Series Convertible

Leading up to the official debut of its brand new 2014 4 Series Convertible at the Los Angeles Auto<p>Leading up to the official debut of its brand new 2014 4 Series Convertible at the Los Angeles Auto Show next month, BMW has already released some gorgeous shots of this topless beauty. Essentially a …

Get Inside the Museo Lamborghini with Google Maps

The Lamborghini Museum in Sant’Agata Bolognese in now merely a click away with Google Maps. Visit<p>The Lamborghini Museum in Sant’Agata Bolognese in now merely a click away with Google Maps. Visit the Museo Lamborghini from anywhere in the world now on your computer, tablet or smartphone — thanks to …

BBM for Android and iPhone expected to launch within days

In BlackBerry’s open letter today, the company revealed that its popular BBM messaging platform has amassed a pre-registration list of “around six …

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

Oops: Azerbaijan released election results before voting had even started

<i>Update, Oct. 28: This post has been updated to reflect the government of Azerbaijan's official statements.</i><p>Azerbaijan's big presidential election, held on Wednesday, was anticipated to be neither free nor fair. President Ilham Aliyev, who took over from his father 10 years ago, has stepped up …

Dogs imitate crawling baby

Alberta rolls out conservation plan to deal with south’s rapid growth

The Alberta government is proposing sweeping changes to the way public land and water is managed in the southern part of the province.<p>The South Saskatchewan Regional Plan, released Thursday in Calgary, is designed to balance future population and economic growth with protecting the …

Conservation