John Mazerolle

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Federal election latest updates

Meet the new government, same as the old government. After 36 days of parties campaigning for the votes of Canadians, there will be another Liberal minority government.

Great COVID-19 bicycle boom expected to keep bike industry on its toes for years to come

Across the country, bicycle shops are slammed, hit by a pandemic-triggered surge that started in March 2020 and has not let up — and a backlog that some experts say won't be cleared up for months or even years.

Sale to cosmetics giant Estée Lauder has some questioning whether Toronto's Deciem will change its foundation

Fans of affordable skincare around the world may be wondering what will happen to their favorite, low-priced brand, now that the successful Canadian maker of The Ordinary has been scooped up by Estée Lauder.

Playstations scarce, automakers stalled amid semiconductor shortage brought on by pandemic

A shortage of semiconductors — the microchips needed in everything from military equipment to coffee makers — is causing delays around the world, disrupting supply chains for smartphones and causing major problems in the auto industry. For consumers, it means a delay getting some products. It could also mean higher prices.

Pandemic expanded online grocery shopping and delivery, but experts say in-store customers will be back

Online orders and delivery from Canada's major grocers have gone from novel to normal since the pandemic began, accelerating a move to e-shopping that was already underway, but some experts expect the e-shopping trend to diminish once COVID-19 restrictions ease.

Volunteers to launch free fire-safety program for newcomers

Moved by the Barho family tragedy, a group of volunteers will be offering fire prevention and awareness training to newcomer families across Nova Scotia.

Storm surge warning expanded to include Guysborough County

A storm surge warning for Nova Scotia has been expanded to include the entire southern shoreline from Shelburne County to Guysborough County.

Storm surge batters coast from Shelburne County to Halifax

Parts of Nova Scotia's Atlantic Coast are being battered by high waves with four counties under a storm surge warning.

Gord Downie's muse: 4 topics that influenced his songs

Gord Downie is known primarily as a chronicler of Canada, but his lyrics also dealt with bigger ideas, writes John Mazerolle.

Tragically Hip's Gord Downie dead at 53

Gord Downie, the Tragically Hip frontman who united a diverse array of music lovers with his commanding stage presence and Canadiana-laced lyrics, has died.