Decades after two babies were switched at birth in Newfoundland, families reckon with the fallout

Decades after two babies were switched at birth in Newfoundland, families reckon with the fallout

Ruth and Wilfred Lush view an iceberg in Badger Bay near Triton, N.L., with their biological daughter Caroline Weir-Greene. She was not raised by the Lushes, who were given another baby to take home from the hospital in 1969; they would only meet as adults after a DNA test connected them.Greg Locke/The Globe and Mail … Read more

Review: Three book picks that take you back to the ′70s

Review: Three book picks that take you back to the ′70s

Brad Wheeler, Kelly Nestruck and Kate Taylor of The Globe and Mail Arts section recommend three groovy books set or written in the 1970s. Noisemaker by Andy Tolson (Moose House Publications, 272 pages) Punk-music pioneer Richard Hell sang about escape in his song Blank Generation: “I was sayin’ let me out of here before I … Read more

The Queen’s funeral, as seen on TV, was visually sumptuous and quietly revealing

The Queen’s funeral, as seen on TV, was visually sumptuous and quietly revealing

Britain’s King Charles III (L), Britain’s Camilla, Queen Consort, Britain’s Princess Anne, Princess Royal, Vice Admiral Timothy Laurence, Britain’s Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Britain’s Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Britain’s Sophie, Countess of Wessex, Britain’s Prince William, Prince of Wales, Britain’s Prince George of Wales, Britain’s Catherine, Princess of Wales, Britain’s Prince Harry, Duke … Read more

King Charles’ final note to beloved Queen as monarch laid to rest

King Charles’ final note to beloved Queen as monarch laid to rest

19 September 2022, 20:01 The note was placed atop the Queen’s coffin. Picture: Alamy King Charles left a short note to his mother for the final time during Monday’s funeral. The handwritten message was nestled among the Imperial State Crown and the Sovereign’s Sceptre and Orb. It simply said: “In loving and devoted memory. Charles … Read more

Snuggle up for some family time with these fall-inspired picture books

Snuggle up for some family time with these fall-inspired picture books

As Mother Nature begins to usher in the fall season, the idea of snuggling up on the couch on a cloudy, chilly day to read a book is a decadent delight for many book lovers. While reading is a great way to escape the world for a bit and get in some much-needed me-time, it’s … Read more

Where Canadians can watch Queen Elizabeth’s funeral on Sept. 19

Where Canadians can watch Queen Elizabeth’s funeral on Sept. 19

The coffin of Queen Elizabeth lying in state as members of the public file past in Westminster Hall, ahead of her funeral on Monday, September 16.Kirsty Wigglesworth/Getty Images The state funeral for Queen Elizabeth will be held on Sept. 19, eleven days after her death on Sept. 8 at Balmoral Castle in Scotland. What time … Read more

Sara Quin of Tegan and Sara on being a new mom ahead of Amazon series at TIFF

Sara Quin of Tegan and Sara on being a new mom ahead of Amazon series at TIFF

Tegan and Sara in Toronto, on Sept. 9.Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press Sara Quin is beaming as she flips through photographs of her newborn son on her phone. It’s the first time the Vancouver-based musician, one half of twin sister pop duo Tegan and Sara, has been away since he was born 11 weeks ago and … Read more

Is it legal to cross a solid double line to pass a car?

Is it legal to cross a solid double line to pass a car?

In most of Canada, crossing the painted double line on a highway is breaking the law, except for Ontario where lines painted on the road are visual reminders to use extra caution when passing.Getty Images/iStockphoto I live in Ontario and I see many vehicles pass on solid double lines. Is this legal? – Denise In … Read more

Passengers stuck on GO trains for hours after on-track fatality

Passengers stuck on GO trains for hours after on-track fatality

A GO train arrives at Union Station in Toronto, on Monday, May 2, 2022.Tijana Martin/The Canadian Press It was Gilon James’s first time taking the GO train, but after a fatality on the tracks turned a one-hour ride into a nearly five-hour “nightmare,” it was probably her last. She was one of the transit system’s … Read more