Category: Globe and Mail

JPMorgan hit with Leviathan fine for London Whale scandal

Globe and Mail Cornelius Hurley, School of Law, Center for Finance, Law & Policy JPMorgan Chase & Co. agreed to pay a total of $920-million (U.S.) to American and British authorities to resolve multiple probes into its “London Whale” fiasco, a fine that represents one of the heftiest settlements ever paid by a financial institution… […]

Could e-cigarettes save smokers’ lives? Some health advocates think so

Globe and Mail Michael Siegel, School of Public Health Are electronic cigarettes dangerous and potentially hazardous to health or an important tool that can help people quit smoking?… Expert quote: “We know hundreds of thousands of people are dying from cigarettes, yet those are perfectly legal. If [Health Canada is] going to ban anything, why […]

Surgeon calls for bodychecking ban in youth hockey

Globe and Mail Robert Cantu, School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy A leading neurosurgeon called for better protection from head injuries for young athletes on Friday, as a research project involving 100 retired NFL players seeks a diagnosis for a brain disease linked to multiple concussions… View article