Navneet Alang: Anger management: New Twitter CEO needs to make platform less hostile


Twitter has a reputation as a place for news and topical discussion, writes Navneet Alang — and also for misunderstandings, bad-faith interpretations, and drive-by denunciations.
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Nearly 80% of Winnipeg care homes dealing with COVID-19 outbreaks
According to the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, there are active COVID-19 outbreaks at 31 of Winnipeg's 39 personal care homes.
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Western nations need unity to stop Russian aggression against Ukraine: Blinken
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken told Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy during a visit to Kyiv that the U.S. and its allies were steadfast in backing his country.
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More than half of Albertans using emergency shelter are in Calgary, study suggests
The report analyzed data from the last province-wide point-in-time count conducted on April 11, 2018.
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New Brunswick’s Willie O’Ree says having Bruins retire jersey an honor
Willie O'Ree became the NHL's first Black player on Jan. 18, 1958, when he suited up against the Montreal Canadiens.
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This week’s online GTA Open Houses include a $4.49M Humber Bay condo and a $1.4M house in Newmarket
GTA homes for sale: See what’s out there, and for how much
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Social housing was Jon Harstone’s passion
He was a successful advocate of affordable homes in Toronto. And he was part of my family
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This year’s weird and wonderful new offerings in home technology
Iconic board games go digital, a battery-less TV remote and a double-screen laptop were standouts at the 55th annual CES
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Toronto influencer built foodie following after leaving career in teaching
Jamie Milne of @Everything_Delish shares her simple social media formula, a cooking pep talk and pantry staples.
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Omicron wave easing in some provinces as others brace for surge
Saskatchewan, Alberta and Prince Edward Island are bracing for continued Omicron surges, while Quebec and Ontario are seeing some easing in the daily rate of hospital admissions.
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Ancient metal tubes unearthed in Caucasus could be world's first drinking straws
Archeologists believe the world’s oldest known drinking straws date from 5,000 years ago after re-analyzing long 'sceptres' found in a burial mound in the Caucasus
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Archeologists believe they have identified the oldest known drinking straws
Archeologists believe the world’s oldest known drinking straws date from 5,000 years ago after re-analyzing long 'sceptres' found in a burial mound in the Caucasus.
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Kirkland homeowners will see 3.75 per cent average tax hike in 2022
For a homeowner with an average house evaluation of $633,000, it means a tax bill of $4,629 in 2022.
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COVID-19 health messaging: triumph or train-wreck? Experts reflect on past 2 years
Has keeping track of COVID-19 guidance left things clear or confusing for you? Experts reflect on what went right, and what went wrong when communicating science to the public.
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Montreal weather: These things are certain — snow and taxes
There was that time secession was (kind of) on the table in N.D.G. It had the proverbial snowball's chance.
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Village of Rockyford maintains current tax rate, completes upgrades, and approves new projects
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About Last Night: Hughes era begins with wild 5-3 win in Dallas
Goaltender Samuel Montembeault made 48 saves in the victory. Tyler Toffoli had two points in his return to the lineup.
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Incels are targeting ‘next generation of extremists’ online. Could algorithm reform help?
Global News is unravelling the many facets of influence social media platforms have — both offline and on — when it comes to the wellbeing of Canadian youth.
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Jason Logan: After a bad bout of the yips, Alena Sharp takes her best shot in LPGA return
Without full LPGA Tour status, the 40-year-old Hamilton native is at a crossroads in her career, but she’s not giving up just yet.
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5 things to know for Wednesday, January 19, 2022
A lack of jobs in Kabul is contributing to a hunger crisis, some Canadian provinces believe Omicron cases may be peaking, and grocery stores may face closures due to COVID-19 safety protocols. Here's what you need to know today.
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With Leafs’ defence core hurting, Morgan Rielly takes on an even bigger role
Jake Muzzin (concussion) and Justin Holl (COVID) are on the shelf, so Toronto’s defensive leader will shoulder even more of the minutes, Sheldon Keefe says.
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Ontario government set to hold housing summit with municipal leaders
Ontario Premier Doug Ford is set to gather virtually with municipal leaders today for a housing summit.
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Dorval reopens recreation facilities, adds new outdoor skating venues
Dorval's new waterfront rink at Pine Bach Park offers breathtaking views at sunset, says mayor Marc Doret.
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Toronto students head back to classroom after COVID remote learning, snowstorm
The Toronto District School Board said last night that classes were set to go ahead after a snowstorm disrupted those plans on Monday and Tuesday.
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Businesses indirectly hit in lockdowns slipping through cracks of COVID supports
Businesses that aren't locked down but are nonetheless hurt by COVID-19 restrictions in Canada are struggling to get financial support in some provinces.
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Home of the week: This $1.9-million Thornhill bungalow is on a large property with a creek
In the old village of Thornhill, the residence is a walk to amenities and feature an updated kitchen, a home office and guest room
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How I can get my former best friends to find time for me? Ask Ellie
Also, Ellie hears from a reader whose boyfriend is deeply, mysteriously unhappy.
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Health care, skilled trades face ‘mass exodus’ of retiring workers after COVID
More than 20 per cent of workers can retire by 2026, says report from Conference Board of Canada.
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Today’s coronavirus news: Toronto students return to class after remote learning, snowstorm; Biden to give away 400 million N95 masks starting next week
Meanwhile, Laurentian University President Robert Haché says on-campus course delivery will be delayed until at least Jan. 30.
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Shovel the space, keep the place? There’s a storm brewing over parking spots cleared on Toronto’s snow-clogged streets
Toronto residents with on-street parking are confronting a familiar dilemma: move their car and lose the spot they worked hard to clear.
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