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Were the two recent crashes of Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft a result of inadequate training, or design and safety flaws resulting from a lack of regulator oversight? I don’t know and I cannot speculate. However, I am interested in how training design decisions are made and what role Learning & Development (L&D) professionals play in the relationship between building aircraft and flying them. Is there something to learn here? “The captain of a doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight did not practise on a n...
Tags: Technology, Canada, Boeing, eLearning, Cbc, Ethiopian Airlines, Performance Improvement

Talking Radicalized on CBC's Day 6, with Tim Maughan, author of Infinite Detail

This morning, CBC's flagship weekend programme Day Six aired its latest episode (MP3), a conversation between host Brent Bambury, me, and Tim Maughan, the author of an outstanding debut novel called Infinite Detail. (Image: Jason Vermes/CBC) It's often said that sci-fi's role is to project the future, but Doctorow is skeptical of that perspective. "What we're doing is kidding ourselves that we're projecting a future; I think that at best, we're reflecting the present," he told Bambury. "...
Tags: Post, Cbc, Happy Mutants, Mp3s, Podcasts, Radicalized, Science Fiction, Spoken Word

Polly Rosenwaike's Playlist for Her Story Collection "Look How Happy I'm Making You"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Hari Kunzru, and many others. Polly Rosenwaike's collection Look How Happy I'm Making You is filled with nuanced and poignant stories of motherhood. Booklist wrote of the book: "The 12 stories in Rosenwaike’s ...
Tags: Music, Toronto, Paul Simon, Barack Obama, David, Joni Mitchell, Rufus Wainwright, Leonard Cohen, Tacoma, Mitchell, Maya, Ontario, Cbc, Judy, Kirkus, Publishers Weekly

JUNO Award Winners 2019: The Full Winner List

The Juno Awards, Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and CBC took over Budweiser Gardens in London, Ontario last weekend to celebrate Canada's annual biggest night if music. Hosted by Sarah McLachlan, the event featured 11 spectacular performances including Dance Recording of the Year winners Loud Luxury alongside the Western University Marching Band; emerging pop-singer and Breakthrough Artist of the Year bülow; Rock Album of the Year and Group of the Year winne...
Tags: Europe, Music, Japan, China, Vienna, Canada, Katy Perry, Kendrick Lamar, Beethoven, Jackie Chan, Bahamas, Vaughan, Cbc, Wilson, David Foster, Calvin Harris

25 FREE Things to do in Vancouver in 2019

We’ve lived in Vancouver for over 15 years and, during this time, we’ve hosted many first time visitors to the city. We’re often asked the question, “what are the most popular things to do in Vancouver?”  Our responses tend to vary depending on the time of year, but there are several places in Vancouver that we always recommend to first time visitors. The must see attractions that make Vancouver an awesome city. Last summer, we wrote a detailed post that highlights 25 Awesome Day Trips from Van...
Tags: Travel, Asia, San Francisco, Canada, New Brunswick, Alaska, Adventures, Shanghai, Vancouver, North America, Whistler, British Columbia, Chinatown, North Shore, Travel Stories, Top Lists

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Ottawa Senators – Game #72 Preview & Projected Lines

Heading to Kanata for the first time this year, the Toronto Maple Leafs have an opportunity to catch the Bruins tonight as they hope to replicate the pace and intensity of last night’s big win (7 p.m, CBC). Despite being a back-to-back game, the Leafs will not continue their rotation on the back end and […] The post Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Ottawa Senators – Game #72 Preview & Projected Lines appeared first on Maple Leafs Hotstove.
Tags: Sport, Cbc, Game Day, Bruins, Leafs, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Kanata

University, College curling championships sweep into Fredericton

FREDERICTON, N.B. — Thirty-two of Canada's top university and college curling teams have all gathered in Fredericton, all looking to become the 2019 national champions.There are eight men's and women's team on the university side and eight men's and women's teams on the college side. They've just started round-robin play across two ice surfaces at Willie O'Ree Place.This is the 12th edition of the university curling championships with Curling Canada involvement...
Tags: News, Russia, Canada, Nova Scotia, Alberta, Cbc, University College, Fredericton, Selena, CBC Sports, University of Alberta Golden Bears, Curling Canada, Wilfrid Laurier, Mary Fay, LeDuc, Karsten

CBC Chair Calls MS Gov ‘Despicable’ For Not Acknowledging Black Lawmaker

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Congressional Black Caucus chairwoman said Mississippi’s governor is “clearly despicable” for not acknowledging work by the state’s only black congressman to get the home of a slain civil rights leader named a national monument. Democratic Rep. Karen Bass of California told reporters during a conference call Friday that Republican Gov. Phil Bryant was petty to ignore Democratic U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson. “I don’t know much about the governor of Mississippi, but he is...
Tags: Europe, News, Mississippi, California, Ap, Jackson, Naacp, Donald Trump, Bass, Thompson, National Park Service, Cbc, Trump, Bryant, Congressional Black Caucus, Bennie Thompson

Assyrian Artist's Studio a Big Draw for International Musicians

Esho is now focusing on his singing career. He's releasing the first single of his latest album on Friday. ( Hala Ghonaim/CBC)London, Ontario -- The Eshos were pretty much a household name in Tel Tamer, Syria.
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Then and Now: The Maple Leafs All-Time Centres

From time to time The Hockey Writers’ editors look back on old articles that generated some buzz. Today, Mar. 14, marks the anniversary of Hockey Hall of Famer Darryl Sittler becoming the all-time leading goal scorer in Toronto Maple Leafs history, we’re re-publishing this great piece by Andrew Forbes recounting the best centres in Leafs history. – originally published on Aug. 31, 2015 With Legends Row continuing to grow in Toronto, it only seems right to take a look back at some of the great...
Tags: Toronto, Sport, Bower, Quinn, Hockey, NHL, Archives, Kennedy, Cbc, Mvp, Boston Bruins, Brian Burke, Leafs, Maple Leafs, Toronto Maple Leafs, Andrew

The Band Everyone Thought Was The Beatles: Revisit the Klaatu Conspiracy of 1976

In 1976, hundreds of diehard Beatles fans became convinced that the mysterious album 3:47 EST by the band Klaatu was actually a new release from The Beatles in disguise, after a DJ in Providence, Rhode Island played one of its songs on the radio. Shortly afterward, Steve Smith discovered the album at the newspaper he worked for, Rhode Island’s The Providence Journal, listened to it, and became immediately intrigued. The album contained no photographs, no identifying information at all, a...
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Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Edmonton Oilers – Game #68 Preview & Projected Lines

As the Oilers look to make it five wins in a row, the Toronto Maple Leafs will try to bounce back from a poor effort in Vancouver by taking care of business in Edmonton on Hockey Night in Canada (7 p.m EST, CBC). After reaching a low point through January and February where they went […] The post Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Edmonton Oilers – Game #68 Preview & Projected Lines appeared first on Maple Leafs Hotstove.
Tags: Sport, Canada, Vancouver, Edmonton, Cbc, Game Day, Edmonton Oilers, Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs

Morning Docket: 03.07.19

* Paul Manafort sweating today as he only has a few more hours to commit more crimes. [NY Times] * Wilbur Ross broke the law and violated the Constitution over census question. [Washington Post] * As a change of pace from the daily updates on the criminal activity of those in Trump's orbit, Canada's government is embroiled in a corruption scandal too. But it's a polite scandal. [CBC] * Driverless vehicles are going to revolutionize everything -- including the law. [Legaltech News] * A wide-r...
Tags: Crime, Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Fox, Canada, Fox News, Justin Trudeau, Cbc, Trump, Ny Times, Jimmy, FSU, Morning Docket, Wilbur Ross, Dan Markel

Cyprus: Revised Definition Of "Shell Companies" By Central Bank - Marilou Pavlou Christodoulides LLC

On the 2nd of November 2018, the Central Bank of Cyprus (the "CBC") issued a circular with the purpose of clarifying the definition of "Shell Companies" and how the service providers and banks should classify them.
Tags: News, Cyprus, Cbc, Central Bank of Cyprus, Shell Companies

Pilot orders pizza for passengers

When an Air Canada flight en route from Toronto to Halifax was diverted to Fredericton, New Brunswick, due to poor weather conditions, the passengers found themselves stuck inside the aircraft on the tarmac. While the situation could have created a whole lot of anger among the air travelers, the pilot defused all possible tension by ordering 23 pizzas to feed everyone. Roch Larivée, the manager of Minglers Restaurant and Pub in Oromocto, fielded the pilot’s phone call and later told CNN that ...
Tags: Travel, Air Canada, Toronto, Cnn, Stranded, Pilots, Halifax, All, Cbc, Fredericton, Fredericton New Brunswick, Oromocto, Larivee, Airline Pilots, Roch Larivée, Minglers Restaurant

Radio Stations Pull Michael Jackson Music

Three major radio outlets in Montreal have pulled Michael Jackson’s music from their playlists, following new allegations of child molestation leveled against the late performer in an HBO documentary. According to the CBC, a spokesman for the Cocego, whose stations include French-language CKOI and Rhythme, as well as the English-language station The Beat, announced the decision to delist Jackson’s music on Monday. “We are attentive to listeners’ comments, and last night’s documentary...
Tags: Music, Hbo, US, Bbc, Jackson, Montreal, Michael Jackson, Cbc, Bruce Houghton, BBC Radio, Wade Robson, Cogeco, Wikimedia Commons CelebrityAccess, James Safechuck, CKOI, Radio Stations Pull Michael Jackson Music

Scientists Turn CO2 'Back Into Coal' In Breakthrough Experiment (slashdot)

"Scientists have managed to turn CO2 from a gas back into solid 'coal'," reports The Independent, "in a breakthrough which could potentially help remove the greenhouse gas from the atmosphere." Long-time Slashdot reader bbsguru shared their report: The research team led by RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, developed a new technique using a liquid metal electrolysis method which efficiently converts CO2 from a gas into solid particles of carbon. Published in the journal Nature Communicatio...
Tags: News, Cbc, Nature Communications, RMIT, EditorDavid, Torben Daeneke, RMIT University in Melbourne Australia, Dorna Esrafilzadeh, Fast Company Science

Scientists Turn CO2 'Back Into Coal' In Breakthrough Experiment

"Scientists have managed to turn CO2 from a gas back into solid 'coal'," reports The Independent, "in a breakthrough which could potentially help remove the greenhouse gas from the atmosphere." Long-time Slashdot reader bbsguru shared their report: The research team led by RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, developed a new technique using a liquid metal electrolysis method which efficiently converts CO2 from a gas into solid particles of carbon. Published in the journal Nature Communicatio...
Tags: Tech, Cbc, Nature Communications, RMIT, Torben Daeneke, RMIT University in Melbourne Australia, Dorna Esrafilzadeh, Fast Company Science

Clyde Blowers exits Hydreco

Clyde Blowers Capital said Feb. 28 that it closed the sale of Hydreco to Duplomatic Motion Solutions, which is backed by Alcedo. Financial terms weren’t announced. Hydreco, of the U.K., is a hydraulic technologies provider. PRESS RELEASE CBC complete sale of Hydreco to Duplomatic Motion Solutions Clyde Blowers Capital (CBC), Duplomatic Motion Solutions (Duplomatic) and Alcedo SGR (Alcedo) are delighted to announce they have completed the successful sale of hydraulic technologies provider, Hydrec...
Tags: Europe, UK, Australia, China, India, US, Trends, Cms, M&a, Cavendish, Deloitte, Cbc, APAC, Bryan Cave, Alcedo, Clyde Blowers Capital

William Baldwin on His Two New TV Series, Following in Brother Alec’s Acting Footsteps

William Baldwin ditched his plans for law school and a career in politics when he caught a love for acting. With credits in films such as “Flatliners” and “Backdraft,” he now has several TV series in the works. Family drama “Northern Rescue” comes to Netflix and the CBC later this year, along with Amazon Studios’ […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Features, Netflix, ALEC, Cbc, Amazon Studios, William Baldwin, Too Old to Die Young, Northern Rescue

Hockey Night In Canada podcast: Top 5 Stanley Cup contenders after trade deadline

Now that the trade deadline has come and gone, it's time to turn our focus back to the ice.The Tampa Bay Lightning are without question the best team in the league right now. They are on pace for 130 points this season, which would be the most by any team in the salary cap era. Only the 1977 Montreal Canadiens (132) and the 1996 Detroit Red Wings (131) had more.After that, though, it's kind of a crap shoot. There's arguably a group of six or seven other teams with a legitimate sho...
Tags: News, Toronto, Canada, Espn, Detroit Red Wings, NHL, North America, Seattle, Calgary, Tampa Bay Lightning, Cbc, Montreal Canadiens, Brian Burke, Buffalo Sabres, Pizzo, MacLean

what i'm reading: solitary raven: the essential writings of bill reid

I'm supposed to be writing about the Jackie Robinson biography, which I finished weeks ago, but so far I haven't been motivated to do so. I finished another Wallander mystery -- my "in between" book -- but the next bio on my list, the new one about Frederick Douglass, hasn't come in yet. So I looked for something on my own bookshelf that I've been meaning to read, and found this: Solitary Raven: The Essential Writings of Bill Reid. It is fascinating, and by coincidence, feels very relevant.We v...
Tags: Travel, Art, London, Americas, Toronto, History, Canada, Indigenous Peoples, Vancouver, North America, Cbc, Picasso, Jackie Robinson, Robert Bringhurst, Reid, Haida Gwaii

Starbucks' Music Is Driving Employees Nuts

An anonymous reader quotes a report from You may not give a second thought to the tunes spinning on a constant loop at your favorite cafe or coffee shop, but one writer and podcaster who had to listen to repetitive music for years while working in bars and restaurants argues it's a serious workers' rights issue. "[It's] the same system that's used to [...] flood people out of, you know, the Branch Davidian in Waco or was used on terror suspects in Guantanamo -- they use the repetition of...
Tags: Guantanamo, Broadway, Reddit, Starbucks, Adam Johnson, Hamilton, Cbc, Applebee, Waco, Grahn, Jessica Grahn, Anna Maria Tremonti

Book Review: Hockey Fight in Canada

Hockey Fight in Canada, by David Shoalts (2018, Madeira Park, BC: Douglas and McIntyre. 199 pages. ISBN: 978-1771622042). Released in Canada on Sep. 29, 2018. Will be released in the U.S. on March 23, 2019. On Nov. 26, 2013, shock waves were sent throughout the National Hockey League, particularly among the league offices, the six Canadian franchises, their fanbases and Canadian media. The epicenter for those shock waves was the 12-year, $5.2 billion deal that was struck between Rogers (parent ...
Tags: Nbc, Book Review, Sport, Canada, United States, Hockey, NHL, Globe, National Hockey League, Scott Moore, Rogers, Douglas, Cbc, State, TVA, TSN

Gagner’s Most Memorable Oilers Moments

Edmonton Oilers fans have always held a special place in their hearts for Sam Gagner. Although he never became an elite offensive talent, he was a quality top-six forward for the Oilers and never gave up on the team during seven consecutive non-playoff seasons. Gagner, who was acquired by the Oilers in a trade with the Vancouver Cancuks for Ryan Spooner on Feb. 24, told Scott Oake and Louie DeBrusk on CBC After Hour that he’s ecstatic to be back in the city where he began his NHL career. I am s...
Tags: Sport, Glendale, Quinn, Hockey, NHL, Whitney, Edmonton, Hall, Chicago Blackhawks, Cbc, Edmonton Oilers, Oilers, Blackhawks, Coyotes, Canucks, Arizona Coyotes

Amateur radio in the news: Rotary grant for ham radio, enduring appeal of amateur radio, the only ham in Taiwan for 25 years

Rotary grant provides for ham radio If disaster strikes, the main campus of the Chimacum [WA] School District aims to be ready. The Rotary Club of East Jefferson County awarded a grant of $942.50 to the district to purchase an emergency ham radio system. Grant writer Mark Bauserman addressed the Rotary Club last November to outline a comprehensive plan for emergencies in the area, developed in coordination with the district. The plan covers an on-campus shooter, severe weather, an earthquake an...
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How to View the Seefeld, Austria World Championships

Testing skis and wax in Seefeld, Austria on Tuesday – site of the 2019 Nordic Ski World Championships. (Photo: John Lazenby/ Watching the events live … ee’ve got to temper the good news. If you subscribe to the NBC Gold “Snow” Pass, then you will have live/replay access to almost all of the championship events. We cannot overemphasize the “ almost ”. Back when NBC announced it’s Gold Pass system , subscribers did not have access to the Seefeld championships. At the ...
Tags: News, Nbc, Sport, Austria, Canada, Skiing, World Cup, Vpn, Seefeld, Cbc, Nbc Sports, NBCSN, Seefeld Austria, Gundersen, Gerry Furseth, John Lazenby

Ontario parliamentarian calls for Right to Repair legislation

Michael Coteau, a member of the Ontario provincial parliament from the opposition Liberal party has announced for provincial Right to Repair legislation, which he will introduce in a private member's bill -- he says the legislation was prompted when he was charged nearly $400 to fix his daughter's Samsung phone screen and he recalled a CBC special on US efforts to pass Right to Repair laws at the state level; Coteau says he's looking for co-sponsors from the NDP and the ruling Conservative Part...
Tags: Post, News, Law, US, Samsung, Canada, Liberal, Conservative Party, Ndp, Ontario, Cbc, Right To Repair, Cdnpol, Onpol, Buck A Beer Lawmaking, Michael Coteau

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Arizona Coyotes – Game #58 Preview & Projected Lines

The Toronto Maple Leafs attempt to distance themselves from the Bruins tonight as they face the injury-laden Coyotes who remain five points out of a playoff spot (7 p.m, CBC). The Leafs and Coyotes have switched roles since their last meeting three weeks ago: a 4-2 Arizona victory in Toronto. The Leafs were in the […] The post Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Arizona Coyotes – Game #58 Preview & Projected Lines appeared first on Maple Leafs Hotstove.
Tags: Toronto, Sport, Arizona, Cbc, Game Day, Bruins, Leafs, Toronto Maple Leafs, Coyotes, Arizona Coyotes

The Likeliest Canadiens Opponents in the First Round

It’s about time to face the fact the Montreal Canadiens are likely to make the playoffs. The next logical step is to consider who their potential playoffs opponents in the first round will be. Of course, nothing is certain, least of all any of the matchups listed below. And the Canadiens are far from out the woods, in their efforts to clinch a spot in the first place. Montreal Canadiens Andrew Shaw and Shea Weber – (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes) At this point though, it shouldn’t be as muc...
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