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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years in prison for culpable homicide

theglobeandmail.com — Oscar Pistorius arrived at the Pretoria High Court on Tuesday to be sentenced for killing his girlfriend, closing one of the most sensational trials in South African history and one that may yet fuel controversy about race and money in its justice system.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @geoffreyyork: my early report on #Pistorius and his 5-year prison sentence. "It's right," says Reeva's bereaved mother theglobeandmail.com/news/world/pis…

Oct 21, 2014

my early report on #Pistorius and his 5-year prison sentence. "It's right," says Reeva's bereaved mother theglobeandmail.com/news/world/pis…

New N.B. premier Gallant says support for Energy East has not wavered

theglobeandmail.com — New Brunswick's new premier said Monday he's looking to assure Alberta's oilpatch that even though the government has changed, its support for the Energy East pipeline has not. Brian Gallant is visiting Calgary this week in his first official visit since being elected premier about a month ago.

Iconic fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dead at 82

theglobeandmail.com — Representatives for De la Renta were not immediately available to confirm the death of the New York-based designer, who was born in the Dominican Republic

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theglobeandmail.com — Total SA CEO Christophe de Margerie was no like no other Big Oil executive, a fat cat swashbuckler who cut a striking figure in the industry stuffed with rather bland technocrats. He was plump and sported a walrus mustache, hence his nickname - Big Mustache - in France.
Oct 21, 2014

Swatshbuckling Total ‘peak oiler’ CEO Christophe de Margerie was like no other Big Oil executive theglobeandmail.com/report-on-busi…

Mirtle: Islanders raise the bar, and emerge as an exciting, young team

theglobeandmail.com — It's the last year for the old barn on Long Island. And it seems only fitting that the New York Islanders appear to be winding up their tenure at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum the way they were back in the 1970s and early 1980s. As winners.
Oct 20, 2014

RT @mirtle: My piece tonight on the New York Islanders, who are finally a team on the rise bit.ly/1CNEaQN

Oct 20, 2014

My piece tonight on the New York Islanders, who are finally a team on the rise bit.ly/1CNEaQN

Netflix's future remains bright despite recent stock price swing

theglobeandmail.com — Chris Umiastowski is the growth investor for Globe Investor's Strategy Lab . Follow his contributions here and view his model portfolio here. Investing in common stocks is something that almost everyone should be doing. I feel this is especially true for teens and young adults who have many decades of future compound returns on their side.
Oct 20, 2014

RT @globeinvestor: Why Netflix’s future is still bright despite its stock price swing trib.al/m97Mpe0

Former client tells OSC hearing of ‘in play’ discussion with accused adviser

theglobeandmail.com — A former client of CIBC World Markets Inc. in Montreal said he believes a former CIBC investment adviser told him two companies were "in play" before takeover deals were publicly announced, but said he didn't think it was insider information.
Oct 20, 2014

RT @JMcFarlandGlobe: Former CIBC client tells OSC his adviser talked to him about companies "in play" before deals were announced. theglobeandmail.com/report-on-busi…

Oct 20, 2014

Former CIBC client tells OSC his adviser talked to him about companies "in play" before deals were announced. theglobeandmail.com/report-on-busi…

Vancouverites: Here’s your chance to participate in our mayoral debate

theglobeandmail.com — On Wednesday, Oct. 22, five of the candidates for mayor of Vancouver will debate civic issues in an event co-presented by The Globe and Mail, Langara College and the Langara Students' Union. The candidates are Bob Kasting (Independent), Kirk LaPointe (Non-Partisan Association), incumbent Gregor Robertson (Vision Vancouver), Colin Shandler (Independent), Meena Wong (Coalition of Progressive Electors).
Oct 20, 2014

RT @GlobeBC: We're co-presenting a Vancouver mayoral debate Wed. Send a question you want answered by a candidate here: tgam.ca/van-debate #vanpoli

Oct 20, 2014

RT @GlobeBC: Got a question for Kasting, LaPointe, Robertson, Shandler or Wong? Ask it ahead of our Vancouver debate Wed: tgam.ca/van-debate #vanpoli