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Semele at BAM: Making room for the sumo wrestlers

March 3, 2015

BROOKLYN, N.Y.—“You load sixteen tons, what do you get?” was the question posed by the traditional coal miners’ lament. At the Brooklyn Academy of Music, you get a replica of a 450-year-old Chinese temple. It’s the set for Semele, the controversial production of Handel’s opera by Chinese artist Zhang Huan that the Canadian Opera...
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How a Facebook like put Saudi blogger at risk of beheading

March 3, 2015
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Saudi blogger Raif Badawi risks being beheaded in Saudi Arabia for clicking “like” on a Facebook page that aims to defend Christians targeted by ISIS, part of a social media campaign that has also drawn support from Canadian Conservative MPs. Badawi’s wife, Ensaf Haidar, says Saudi judicial authorities have recommended he face a new trial on charges of...
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What You Don’t Know Can Cost You

March 3, 2015
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When it comes to your financial health, what you don’t know can cost you. Just like the annual physical with your doctor keeps your body’s health on track, knowing your financial vital signs can save you money and help you keep fiscally fit. Match your financial knowledge in the categories below to see where...
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Class action win can get you $20 cheque: Roseman

March 3, 2015

The money is mine and it can be yours, too. I just applied for a $ 20 slice of an $ 80 million class-action suit to compensate Canadian buyers for price fixing on electronics products. In a few minutes, I filled out the online claim form, submitted it electronically and received a confirmation by...
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Jumping a Carli Cummins on the Baja

March 3, 2015
Jumping a Carli Cummins on the Baja

 Often times, Baja off road trucks take their factory default suspension for granted. Racing through the back desert country on the Baja peninsula in California is an exhilarating experience, for sure. However, without the proper setup, it can be the first and last thing a brand new truck ever gets to do – at...
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