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Target’s sexist baby pjs: Boys will be heroes, girls will date heroes

globalnews.ca — TORONTO - Hundreds of people have denounced Target for selling "sexist" baby pyjamas after a university professor posted a photograph of the clothing on social media. The boy clothing features a Superman logo and the line "Future Man of Steel," while the girl item has the same logo but the line: "I Only Date Heroes."
Oct 01, 2014

RT @aterry: Having a little bit of a 'sexism allegations' theme in our stories today. Here's 2 examples: bit.ly/1pFYjBf bit.ly/1pFYi03

Oct 01, 2014

Having a little bit of a 'sexism allegations' theme in our stories today. Here's 2 examples: bit.ly/1pFYjBf bit.ly/1pFYi03

Oct 01, 2014

Dear World: Sometimes you are so frustrating. RT @globalnews: Target’s sexist baby pjs ow.ly/C9GFI pic.twitter.com/gPV325f8Cd

Oct 01, 2014

More sexism in kids retail - "Target’s baby pjs: Boys will be heroes, girls will date heroes" globalnews.ca/news/1592097/t…

Half of Torontonians willing to pay more to spend less time on TTC

globalnews.ca — TORONTO - Half of Torontonians are willing to pay more in taxes to get around faster, according to a new Ipsos Reid poll done exclusively for Global News. So are mayoral candidates willing to raise taxes to make things run a little smoother in Toronto? Don't bet on it.

14 voters in New Brunswick election cast ballots in wrong ridings

globalnews.ca — FREDERICTON - Elections New Brunswick says 14 people voted in the wrong ridings in last week's provincial election, 11 of whom where allowed to later cast ballots in the correct ridings. A spokesman for the elections agency says the mistakes were the result of confusion over new riding boundaries.

Stabbing victim found at Elmwood High School

globalnews.ca — WINNIPEG - Police cruisers surrounded an east Winnipeg high school Wednesday after a stabbing in the area. Police confirmed officers were on scene at Elmwood High School at 505 Chalmers St. for a report of a male stabbed. Paramedics were directed to the school office to treat the victim, who was rushed to hospital in critical condition.

Torontonians split on value of tax dollars - but should we pay more?

globalnews.ca — TORONTO - Half of Torontonians say they get good value and services for their tax dollars, according to an Ipsos Reid Poll done exclusively for Global News. That's despite the same poll suggesting a wide majority of Torontonians - 90 per cent - thought it was becoming increasingly difficult for the average resident to afford the city's cost of living.
Oct 01, 2014

New polling shows 50% think we get good value for tax money. Guess which area of TO bucks that trend? globalnews.ca/news/1593237/t…

Oct 01, 2014

Torontonians split on value of tax dollars – but should we pay more? wp.me/p2Y4rw-6Gtn

PREVIEW: The Sweetest Heist

globalnews.ca — Watch PREVIEW: The Sweetest Heist Video Online, on GlobalNews.ca
Oct 01, 2014

RT @Carolyn16x9: A sneak peek of the season premiere of 16x9 - airs this Sat at 7pm - 'The Sweetest Heist' globalnews.ca/video/1591352/…

Oct 01, 2014

A sneak peek of the season premiere of 16x9 - airs this Sat at 7pm - 'The Sweetest Heist' globalnews.ca/video/1591352/…

Live coverage: Luka Magnotta trial

globalnews.ca — Global News will have regular updates from the Luka Rocco Magnotta trial in Montreal. Magnotta, 32, faces a first-degree murder charge in the May 2012 slaying and dismemberment of Chinese student Jun Lin. He has admitted to the crimes, but his lawyer has indicated he will mount a defence of mental disorder to seek a verdict of not criminally responsible.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @aterry: Live coverage from #Magnotta trial. Chilling testimony by victim's boyfriend, describing final text msg bit.ly/10lBgGR

Oct 01, 2014

Live coverage from #Magnotta trial. Chilling testimony by victim's former boyfriend, describing final text message bit.ly/10lBgGR

New Brunswick Evening News: Oct 1

globalnews.ca — Watch New Brunswick Evening News: Oct 1 Video Online, on GlobalNews.ca

Young humpback whale badly injured after becoming entangled in rope

globalnews.ca — WARNING: Some readers may find the photos below disturbing. VANCOUVER - Staff members at the Pacific Region Fisheries and Oceans Canada say they are frantically searching for a juvenile humpback whale last seen off the coast of Tofino. The whale is entangled in rope that is cutting deeply into its flesh and the animal is in distress.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @GlobalBC: Call 1-800-465-4336 if you see it! Young humpback whale badly injured after becoming entangled in rope ow.ly/C81ls...

Jamie Oliver helps launch fund to support access to better food

globalnews.ca — TORONTO- Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver joined Sobeys officials Wednesday to help launch The Better Food Fund, starting with a donation of $500,000 to Free The Children to co-develop Home Cook Heroes. "The Better Food Fund is an initiative we're launching today where we will work towards educating Canadians to eat better, feel better and do better," said Marc Poulin, president and CEO of Sobeys Inc.
Oct 01, 2014

Jamie Oliver helps launch fund to support access to better food wp.me/p2Y4rw-6GsS

Pan Am Games torch relay will hit 130 Ontario communities

globalnews.ca — TORONTO - The torch relay for the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games will be a national event, with stops in five Canadian cities as well as more than 100 Ontario communities, organizers said Wednesday. It will be carried by 3,000 people during its 41-day journey to the Games, and astronaut Chris Hadfield has been named as the first honorary torchbearer.

How did $18M worth of maple syrup go missing from a warehouse in Quebec?

globalnews.ca — What started as a routine inventory check at a warehouse in Saint-Louis-de-Blandford, Quebec, in July 2012 unveiled one of the weirdest capers in Quebec history. In that warehouse was stored the world's back-up supply of maple syrup: 16,000 barrels of it. To most, it didn't sound like anything worth stealing or protecting.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @DavidWeisz: The @GlobalTV16x9 episode I contributed data-driven research for airs Sat. It's going to be sweet: globalnews.ca/news/1589998/h…

NDP MP still hopes Senate passes transgender rights bill - three years on

globalnews.ca — OTTAWA - An NDP MP who has waited more than three years to see what happens to his bill that seeks to enshrine transgender rights in Canada says he hopes the Senate moves quickly to pass it into law. But Randall Garrison admits he doesn't know what's taking so long.
Oct 01, 2014

A government that crafts an anti-bullying bill would champion the rights of trans people, right? Um... globalnews.ca/news/1593082/n… via @l_stone