When powerful women are accused of workplace harassment
“A house of horrors.”
“Bullying and harassment at its worst.”
Governor-General Julie Payette has reduced employees to tears by yelling at, belittling and publicly humiliating them, recent media reports allege. Read more.
‘I don’t think Ubisoft has learned anything from this experience’
In old movies, cowboys would cut themselves and suck out the venom after being bit by a snake. Although it looked cool, it turns out that the trick doesn’t actually work. Dealing with poison in your body is a little more complicated.
On Tuesday, in reaction to the recent wave of sexual harassment allegations that have shaken the company to its core, Ubisoft announced a series of “concrete measures for a respectful and safe environment for all.” Read more.
Analysis: Quebec figures on COVID-19 hospitalizations don’t add up
A day after observing a spike of 18 hospitalizations in Quebec due to the pandemic, the Health Ministry reported a drop of 19 on Friday — a whiplash discrepancy that officials were at a loss to explain given a major hospital outbreak in St-Eustache since Monday. Read more.
Ontario ticket holder claims Friday night’s $70 million Lotto Max jackpot
This will certainly be a long weekend to remember for at least one Lotto Max player in Thornhill, Ontario.
The lone winning ticket for Friday night’s whopping $70 million jackpot was sold in the community just north of Toronto. Read more.
Apple buys Montreal startup to turn iPhones into payment terminals
Apple Inc. has acquired Mobeewave Inc., a Montreal-based startup with technology that could transform iPhones into mobile payment terminals, according to people familiar with the matter. Read more.