Power Back For Most In Toronto

CBC | Posted 12.31.2012 | Canada

The lights are back on for most Toronto residents who were left without power in the wake of Monday’s massive wind storm. About 500 Toro...

Why Newspapers Let Sandy Blow Paywalls Down

Mitch Joel | Posted 12.29.2012 | Canada Business
Mitch Joel

With Hurricane Sandy happening, the Wall Street Journal and New York Times took down their paywalls. The altruist might think these newspapers are helping the masses with a public service. The cynic might see a very different picture. What makes this situation both unique and different is how easily technology enables information to be free and shareable or locked down and private. With a flick of the switch these massive publishers control access to information. We can debate the good and the bad of this, but what is important is how instant the access is...or isn't.

Hurricane Travel 101

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 10.30.2012 | Canada Travel

Hurricane Sandy isn't expected to hit Canada until Monday evening but the massive storm is already causing all sorts of headaches for travellers in To...

U.S. Exchanges Closed

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.29.2012 | Canada Business

NEW YORK — Stock trading will be closed in the U.S. for a second day Tuesday as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast. Bond trading will also...

Bringing The Pain To Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.28.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - People across central and eastern Canada hunkered down to face powerful winds and a deluge of rain as approaching superstorm Sandy hit the U...


CBC | Posted 12.28.2012 | Canada

The mayor of New York City ordered the mandatory evacuation of hundreds of thousands of residents as Hurricane Sandy roars towards the east coast of t...

Are We Hyping Up Frankenstorm?

CBC | Posted 12.26.2012 | Canada Living

Forecasters are predicting that a so-called "Frankenstorm" will hit the Eastern Seaboard of the United States in coming days, but Environment Canada's...

Frankenstorm On Collision Course With Canada

CP | Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.26.2012 | Canada

HALIFAX - As a so-called Frankenstorm churns its way toward the U.S. eastern seaboard, forecasters in Canada are warning that hurricane Sandy is so bi...

'Frankenstorm' may be headed for Eastern Canada, U.S.

CBC | Posted 12.26.2012 | Canada

Weather forecasters are predicting that Hurricane Sandy could merge with another weather system as it moves, bringing a "Frankenstorm" to parts of Eas...