Barely a week goes by without some kind of tech scandal. The global tech-lash is growing. Here’s a look at what the so-called “Big Five” — Apple, Google parent company Alphabet, Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft — are doing, and how Canada stacks up. https://t.co/5Phz1C9eCj
Halifax police had a busy Friday night arresting suspected impaired drivers, including one who was nabbed after crashing into a police cruiser. Three men aged 28, 29, and 56, and a 20-year-old woman were all charged in separate incidents. https://t.co/lqK4Zqi4qn
For the first time in a generation, there is no captain steering the S.S. Oscar steamship on Sunday night, writes Vinay Menon. It’s like an NFL team with no quarterback or a church service with no pastor or Justin Trudeau with no Gerald Butts. https://t.co/14oqSPeFQ4
Mourners will descend upon the Cunard Centre today for the funeral of Ahmad, Rola, Mohamad, Olam, Hala, Rana and Abdullah Barho, the seven children who died in a fast-moving house fire last Tuesday. https://t.co/qP7oqAreM1
Beyond wishful thinking, the political mood in much of Europe — exhausted, divided and under threat from far-right forces — is grim at this halfway mark in the Trump presidency, Tony Burman writes. https://t.co/n7h4jo77GF
My husband and partner of 15 years abruptly decided that he didn’t want to be married to me anymore. I never saw it coming. He always said he loved me but one morning, he completely changed. #AskEllie https://t.co/XbcBlnHYsD
Elizabeth Eden said she ate a poppy seed bagel on the same morning that she went into labour. While she was having contractions, a doctor came into her hospital room and informed her that she’d tested positive for opiates. https://t.co/F69lok1Lp5
Remember the one-time Syrian refugee who founded a thriving chocolate company in Nova Scotia? Well, Peace by Chocolate of Antigonish has committed to hiring 50 refugees by 2022, and to mentor 10 refugee-run start-ups over the next few years.