| Mar 20, 2014
| 8:02 AM
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian stocks are expected to decline in the coming months after an early surge this year, then rebound by year-end to levels not touched since 2008 as prospects for global growth improve, a Reuters poll found.
The median forecast...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Folks over at Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach are having a metallic Monday. A pair of shows announced today both feature two legendarily loud acts. Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden will blast Aug. 5 while Kiss and Def Leppard will strut...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:50 AM
A U.S. politician's I-don't-need-no-stinkin'-facts approach to health policy ran smack into some of those troublesome facts Tuesday at a Senate hearing on single-payer healthcare, as it's practiced in Canada and several other countries.
The countries in...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The New York Indian Film Festival will honor director Gurinder Chadha with a retrospective of her documentaries on the 20th anni of her "Bhaji on the Beach," a story about Indian immigrants in the U.K. who take a day trip to Blackpool.
The "Bend It...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 4:44 PM
When: 10 a.m. PST.
Where: Air Canada Centre.
On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330.
Records: Lakers 15-25; Raptors 20-18.
Record vs. Raptors: 0-1.
Update: Despite a 10-8 home record, the Raptors are third in the watered-...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Jimmy Kimmel has always been a good company man (in the way, say, David Letterman isn't), appearing at ABC upfront presentations and seldom missing an opportunity to help promote his latenight program -- including his awkward pre-show appearance at the...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 8:04 PM
TORONTO — Jacque Vaughn is a fan of Jason Collins.
On Sunday, Collins signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets and became the first openly gay player in North America’s four major professional team sports leagues.
Vaughn and Collins...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Yearly mammography screenings for women ages 40 to 59 do not reduce breast cancer deaths, even though they make a diagnosis of illness more likely, according to a long-term study of nearly 90,000 Canadian women.
The research, published Tuesday in the...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Blue Ice Pictures has acquired film and TV rights to Toronto Star reporter Robyn Doolittle's new book "Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story," it was announced today.
The screen adaptation of the Penguin Canada book about Toronto's controversial major will be...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 10:48 AM
An attorney for Justin Bieber said the assault charge the pop star is facing in Canada will not keep him from returning to the U.S., where his client faces a number of other charges in Florida.
The Canadian-born 19-year-old turned himself in to...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Not long ago, Torsten Gessner, a top executive at a German manufacturing giant, had to decide where to locate the company's new North American headquarters. Consultants offered up a short list with some obvious candidates: San Francisco and Boston because...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 7:55 AM
To America -- that is to say, the United States -- I say: We owe our neighbors to the north an apology.
For too long we have regarded Canadians as the nebbishes of North America -- a nicer, maybe wimpier version of ourselves, Pollyannas in parkas -- a...