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Mom had no idea Indigenous daughter was in jail until staff told her she was dead, Ontario inquest told

WARNING: This story contains references to suicide.  Selina McIntyre only learned daughter Delilah Blair was in a Windsor, Ont., jail when staff called to let her know the 30-year-old Indigenous woman had died, a coroner’s inquest was told Tuesday. A correctional officer found Blair without vital signs in her cell at the South …

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As Elon Musk orders Tesla staff back to the office, many tech companies are doing the opposite

A sternly worded internal email, apparently sent by Elon Musk ordering Tesla employees to either return to the office or leave, is raising a lot of eyebrows at a time when employees are increasingly seeking flexible work arrangements.  In a screenshot of the email, shared on Twitter, the richest man in the …

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Manitoba premier rehires chief of staff who got $85K to part ways with government a year ago

Manitoba Premier Heather Stefanson has just done something her former boss called “not fair” and “not right” — rehired a chief of staff who received a severance payment from the province in recent memory. Stefanson confirmed last week that Philip Houde, who served as former premier Brian Pallister’s first chief of staff, …

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Activision Blizzard says that it is merging its Vicarious Visions studio, which Activision acquired in 2005, and its ~200 staff into Blizzard Entertainment (Brendan Sinclair/GamesIndustry.biz)

Activision Blizzard says that it is merging its Vicarious Visions studio, which Activision acquired in 2005, and its ~200 staff into Blizzard Entertainment (Brendan Sinclair/GamesIndustry.biz)

Brendan Sinclair / GamesIndustry.biz: Activision Blizzard says that it is merging its Vicarious Visions studio, which Activision acquired in 2005, and its ~200 staff into Blizzard Entertainment  —  Long-time Activision Publishing studio will be “fully dedicated” to Blizzard titles going forward; former studio head Jen Oneal promoted to Blizzard leadership’s …

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