Toronto radio host John Derringer departs Q107 after workplace allegations

Toronto radio host John Derringer departs Q107 after workplace allegations

Toronto radio station Q107 says long-time host John Derringer will be stepping down following complaints from several former colleagues alleging he fostered a toxic work environment. The station, which is owned by Corus Entertainment, tweeted a statement Tuesday saying it has agreed to “part ways” with Derringer. The departure marks the end of the broadcaster’s … Read more

WestJet expands Penticton-to-Vancouver service | Business

WestJet expands Penticton-to-Vancouver service | Business

Starting in six months, both of Canada’s largest airlines will be offering regular flights from Penticton to Vancouver. For the first time in its long history, WestJet, Canada’s second-largest aviation company, announced Monday it will be offering daily flights directly to Vancouver from Penticton Regional Airport. On Feb. 17, WestJet, through a new agreement with … Read more

Vision Together makes contribution sends children on field trip to U.S. Holocaust Museum, other D.C. sites | Local News

Vision Together makes contribution sends children on field trip to U.S. Holocaust Museum, other D.C. sites | Local News

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – About 90 children attended a field trip with the Flood City Youth Fitness Academy on Friday to the United States Holocaust Museum in Washington. Vision Together 2025 made a $2,000 donation to the academy to help fund the trip. The president and CEO of Vision Together 2025, Mike Tedesco, said he believes … Read more

OneSoccer alleges Rogers acting anti-competitively by refusing to carry the streaming service on cable

OneSoccer alleges Rogers acting anti-competitively by refusing to carry the streaming service on cable

Oscar Lopez, the CEO of Mediapro Canad,a poses on the broadcast set at OneSoccer Studios in Mississauga, Ont. on Nov. 10, 2021.J.P. MOCZULSKI/The Globe and Mail OneSoccer, the upstart Canadian streaming service that broadcast the men’s national soccer team’s triumphant run to FIFA World Cup qualification, has complained to the federal broadcast regulator that Rogers … Read more

Valbella, the popular Alberta deli, loses customers after owner’s son writes transphobic e-mail

Valbella, the popular Alberta deli, loses customers after owner’s son writes transphobic e-mail

The mountain town of Canmore, Alta., in Jan. 2016.Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press A popular gourmet food shop with deep roots in the scenic mountain town of Canmore, Alta., is hemorrhaging patrons and distributors after the owner’s son sent a transphobic e-mail to the city’s Pride organization. Jeff von Rotz, whose e-mail signature had identified him … Read more

Two years after signing BlackNorth Initiative, majority of companies have failed to make substantial progress on diversity, survey shows

Two years after signing BlackNorth Initiative, majority of companies have failed to make substantial progress on diversity, survey shows

Kike Ojo-Thompson, Founder and CEO of the KOJO Institute.Dimitri Aspinall/The Globe and Mail Some of the largest companies in Canada that announced high-profile commitments to address anti-Black systemic racism two years ago have made major strides in improving the number of Black employees hired and elevated into executive roles, a Globe and Mail analysis has … Read more

New books: The Bridgertons and Jason Bourne are back | Lifestyles

New books: The Bridgertons and Jason Bourne are back | Lifestyles

TODAY’S WORD is construe. Example: Louise was listening to the words her husband was saying but decided that his message could barely be construed as an apology for his actions earlier in the day. MONDAY’S WORD was alacrity. It means brisk and cheerful readiness. Example: Julie walked through life with an air of alacrity that … Read more

A train company poster features dubious music notation – and musicians are not on…

A train company poster features dubious music notation – and musicians are not on…

25 July 2022, 18:02 Metrolinx’s new train posters have caused havoc among musicians online. Picture: Metrolinx The Canadian train company’s poster has caused havoc online as musicians try to decipher its time signature. Complex time signatures have long been a point of frustration for many a musician. Let’s face it, no one enjoys trying to … Read more