Google’s Sidewalk Labs signs deal for ‘smart city’ makeover of Toronto’s waterfront

A unit of Google’s parent firm, dedicated to urban invention, has signed a deal to map out a new sort of neighbourhood on Toronto’s waterfront that could demonstrate how data-driven technology may enhance the quality of citynbsp;life. On Tuesday, Sidewalk Labs, a division of Alphabet Inc., and the government agency Waterfront Toronto announced a partnership … [Read more…]

John Dunsworth was beloved for his portrayal of Jim Lahey on Trailer Park Boys

John Dunsworth, a generous mentor and talented character actor beloved for his portrayal of the whisky-addled but decided trailer-park manager Jim Lahey from the long-running Canadian comedy show Trailer Park Boys, died on Oct. 16. He was 71. “He had been so real, so believable,” said Barrie Dunn, a Trailer Park Boys actor-producer whose connection … [Read more…]

Google’s Sidewalk Labs signs deal for ‘smart city’ makeover of Toronto’s waterfront

A unit of Google’s parent company, dedicated to urban invention, has signed a deal to map out a new sort of neighbourhood on Toronto’s waterfront that could demonstrate how data-driven technology may enhance the quality of citynbsp;life. On Tuesday, Sidewalk Labs, a division of Alphabet Inc., and the government agency Waterfront Toronto announced a partnership … [Read more…]

Judge, Sabathia Assist Yankees crush Astros

Aaron Judge struck a three-run homer and a made pair of amazing catches, leading CC Sabathia and the Yankees over the Houston Astros 8-1 Monday night and clipping New York’s deficit to 2-1 in the best-of-seven AL Championship Series. Sabathia allowed three hits over six scoreless innings for his first post-season triumph in five decades. … [Read more…]

Colin Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, alleging collusion by owners

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL on Sunday, alleging he remains unsigned because of collusion by owners after his protests during the national anthem. Kaepernick began a national conversation about political activism by athletes last season when he chose to sit, and kneel, throughout the anthem to attract … [Read more…]