WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump’s new top economic adviser’s views on trade will likely thrill Justin Trudeau — so long as he’s willing to overlook some of his other views: specifically, those involving the prime minister himself.
A former Wall Street analyst and current cable-TV personality, Larry Kudlow was named Wednesday as the new director of the White House National Economic Council.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – “The Shape of Water”‘s Oscar wins on Sunday for best picture and best production design reflect Toronto’s growth into a film and TV production powerhouse, said the Canadian talent behind the movie who went home with golden statuettes.
Toronto producer J. Miles Dale, who shared the best picture Oscar with director Guillermo del Toro, called the achievement “a watershed moment” for Toronto and the Canadian film industry at large. The film was shot in Toronto and Hamilton and besides del Toro and the movie’s cinematographer, most of the crew members were Canadian.
Winnipeg-based travel and food writer Kathryne Grisim is continuing to share her experience this past December by trekking her family down to Mesa, Arizona and staying at an Airbnb property.
“The kitchen, oh the kitchen! It was furnished with every single small appliance you could think of including a movie theatre style popcorn maker, George Foreman grill, crockpot and waffle maker,” Grisim writes.
WINNIPEG — Airbnbs are now garnering serious consideration when making holiday plans. Booking a multi-bedroom house and sharing the cost, may prove more affordable than staying in a handful of hotel rooms. Airbnbs sometime provide extra benefits and more common space too. Such was the case for Winnipeg-based travel and food writer Kathryne Grisim of Food Musings when her multi-generation family travelled to Mesa, Arizona for a family wedding recently.
“When we heard about the family wedding that was to be held in Phoenix just after Christmas, we were all very excited about making the trip.”
WINNIPEG – Kangni Fiowole-Kouevi says he wasn’t sure he had made it to Canada when — overcome by bitter cold and barely able to use his hands — he took a risk and dialled 911 on his cellphone.
Fortunately for the 36-year-old from Togo, he had made it across the border near Emerson, Man. in the dead of night. He is the latest African asylum-seeker to face the possibility of losing his fingers to frostbite after crossing the border on the open prairie in the dead of winter.
WINNIPEG — Five made-in-Manitoba companies are heading to the International Consumer Electronics Show next week to show off their products to the nearly 200,000 people expected to attend.
The companies are part of ICT West, a delegation of 55 tech firms from western Canada touching down in Las Vegas to scale up their operations and build connections with the international tech community.