Sue, as she’s known to those of us who work with her, is originally from Calgary and once worked at the Calgary Herald. Some of you may remember her as the reporter who received some of Mr. Trump’s tax filings in an envelope during 2016. She also reported back then that his real estate empire rested on a heavily indebted financial maze. And, yes, Sue does regularly make it back to Canada.
Legal recreational marijuana makes its debut in Canada on Oct. 17. If there’s anything you would particularly like to know about how the system will work and the changes it may bring, please drop us a line: [email protected].
This month our exclusive guide to Netflix in Canada from Watching, the Times’s film and video recommendation service, highlights “Operation Finale,” the story of how Israeli Nazi hunters brought Adolf Eichmann to justice. Also on tap as Halloween approaches: the horror film “‘The Cabin in the Woods.”
There’s still one more week to let us know what you think about the Canada Letter through our survey.
The Groaning Board
A confession: I’m not really all that crazy about roast turkey. But at Thanksgiving, my vote to put something else in the oven is overruled. Melissa Clark at NYT Cooking has the definitive guide to roasting turkeys for those of you joining me in that task this weekend.
Whatever will grace your Thanksgiving table, please accept my best wishes for you and your family.
—Donna Strickland, an associate professor of physics at the University of Waterloo, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics, along with French physicist Gérard Mourou and Arthur Ashkin, an American scientist. The last time a woman received the award was 55 years ago.
—The Times described the first attempt at an opera by the Canadian-American musician and composer Rufus Wainwright as “chic and pointless.” Undeterred, he’s trying again, this time telling the story of Hadrian, the Roman emperor, and his male lover, Antinous.
—The hockey season opened this week and Andrew Knoll is bravely offering some Stanley Cup predictions that will warm fans of a Canadian team not known for winning the sport’s top prize.