• Brookfield Property Partners LP Is About to Get a Whole Lot Bigger

    Brookfield Property Partners LP (TSX:BPY.UN)(NYSE:BPY) is offering to buy the rest of GGP Inc. (NYSE:GGP) it doesn’t already own. Does that make it better?

  • Four challenges facing investors before Santa comes to town: trader

    With just 28 trading days left in 2017, investors have a lot to be thankful for this holiday season. Each news cycle presents an additional challenge for tax reform legislation as it makes its way to the president’s desk. Politics aside, some measure of a tax reform package is priced into the market, and a complete failure would force a reset.

  • Roger Federer’s kids enjoy playdate with Prince George and Princess Charlotte

    Roger Federer's children enjoyed a very special playdate this week when they visited London for the ATP finals. The tennis star, 36, and his wife Mirka, 39, were pictured taking their four children, twin girls Myla Rose and Charlene Riva, eight, and twin boys Leo and Lennart, three, to visit their close friends, the Cambridges, at Kensington Palace. Armed with two small presents, presumably for Prince William and Kate's children Prince George and Princess Charlotte, Roger and family were pictured leaving their hotel, located just round the corner from the royal residence, before driving to the Palace.

  • Wife of Raiders coach fires back at President Trump after Marshawn Lynch tweet

    Linda Del Rio now regrets her decision to vote for Donald Trump after the president called for the suspension of Marshawn Lynch.

  • The 10 most expensive rental cities around the world

    A new study by Nestpick, a meta search engine which aggregates renting information on unfurnished and furnished apartments, released its Furnished Apartment Index for 2017, highlighting the cost of rent in 100 cities around the world.

  • Melania Trump takes custody of White House Christmas tree

    Melania Trump, and son Barron, continued a time- honoured , first lady tradition on Monday: receiving the official White House Christmas tree. A military band quartet played holiday tunes as a horse-drawn wagon carried the 19 1/2-foot Balsam fir from Wisconsin up the White House driveway. The first lady, wearing a holiday red turtleneck and a coat draped over her shoulders, and Barron, in a dark suit coat, white shirt and dark slacks, emerged from the North Portico.

  • Laurier apologizes to TA who aired debate clip on gender-neutral pronouns

    An Ontario university has apologized to a teaching assistant who was severely chastised for airing a clip of a debate featuring a controversial figure, saying the woman was not treated according to the institution's values. The president of Wilfrid Laurier University said the school is proceeding with a third-party investigation into the dispute with graduate student Lindsay Shepherd, but said recently revealed audio recordings of her interactions with her immediate superiors made it clear an apology was in order. Shepherd said she discreetly recorded a meeting with three Laurier staff members in which she was roundly criticized for failing to condemn the views of polarizing University of Toronto professor Jordan Peterson, who has refused to use gender-neutral pronouns.