Canada's Walk of Fame honours 1972 Summit Series team with star
On the 40th anniversary of the Summit Series between Team Canada and Russia, the remaining survivors from that legendary Canadian squad were honoured with a star on Canada’s Walk of Fame on Friday in Toronto.
Pushing Toronto Opera Audiences Into New Territory
Alexander Neef, General Director of the Canadian Opera Company, recently announced the company’s 2013-2014 season. It expresses not only a vision for the COC, but of opera's role in the cultural fabric of Canada's largest city.
Analysis: CIBC's Canada focus raises concerns as growth slows
TORONTO - Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce's remake from swashbuckling Wall Street player to low-risk Canada-focused lender has stabilized its earnings, but some shareholders now worry that the bank faces outsized exposure to an uncertain housing market.
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Twitter Hires CBC's Kirstine Stewart As Managing Director (And First Team Member) For Twitter Canada
Canadian broadcasting executive Kristine Stewart has joined Twitter as managing director for Twitter Canada. The announcement was just tweeted by Adam Bain, Twitter's president of global revenue. He also noted that Stewart is the first team member for Twitter Canada, and that the company is looking to do more hiring in Toronto.
Canada Sought to Deport Train-Plot Suspect
Canadian authorities tried and failed nearly a decade ago to deport Raed Jaser, one of the two suspects arrested this week in an alleged plot to derail train service between Toronto and New York City, according to official documents.
RCMP Says Terror Plot Against Canadian Trains Thwarted
An anonymous reader writes "Two men were arrested in Canada, accused of conspiring to carry out an 'al-Qaeda supported' attack against a VIA passenger train in the Greater Toronto Area. The arrests were products of 'extensive' co-operation between Canadian and US intelligence agencies, who had been investigating the plot since August 2012." From this article, it's not clear whether any actual al-Qaeda support was forthcoming, or whether the accused plotters merely thought there was, by means of an FBI sting operation, as in the 2006 case in Florida.