Author: NoHoldbacks

Yellen's rate hike will be tough medicine for indebted Canada: Neil Macdonald

America has had its housing market correction, Neil Macdonald writes. Canada’s is yet to come and may well be hastened by the expected interest rate hike by the U.S....

Politicians, activists differ on where to deal legalized pot

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has promised to legalize marijuana, but the question remains — where will it be sold and distributed once that happens? From liquor stores to home...

The coming conflict between cheap gas and a warming world: Don Pittis

Some great research shows that people care more about gas prices than the cost of things that affect us much more. But now Canadians face a new disconnect. Rational...

Moose Jaw man claims largest Star Wars collection in Canada

A Moose Jaw, Sask. man who has quietly amassed nearly $500,000 worth of Star Wars toys and collectibles finally opens his doors to show off his collection. Source: CBC...

India's GVK likely to shelve $500 mln airports unit IPO if stake sale goes through – IFR

SINGAPORE/MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s GVK group is likely to shelve a $500 million initial public offering of its airports unit if a planned stake sale in that business goes...

Review – New "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" lets women take the lead

LONDON (Reuters) – The male-centric universe of the original “Star Wars” gives way to a woman warrior and a female version of Yoda in the much-ballyhooed “Star Wars: The...

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Delivers the Thrills, With a Touch of Humanity

J. J. Abrams, the director, turns out to be what this stagnant franchise needs: a superfan and pop culture savant. Source: US Feeds Link: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’...

With The Force Awakens, J.J. Abrams delivers a Star Wars greatest hits remix

A palpable sense of nostalgia pervades Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which follows a familiar formula but builds on it with new, nuanced heroes joining old favourites, says CBC’s...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens mixes nostalgia with new heroes

A palpable sense of nostalgia pervades Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which follows a familiar formula but builds on it with new, nuanced heroes joining old favourites, says CBC’s...

ArtsBeat: ‘Ghostbusters’ Joins Library of Congress National Film Registry

“Ghostbusters” is one of 25 films added to the Library of Congress’s National Film Registry. Source: US Feeds Link: ArtsBeat: ‘Ghostbusters’ Joins Library of Congress National Film Registry