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December 14, 2018 2:42 PM Spanish prosecutors file tax evasion charges against Shakira

MADRID—Spanish prosecutors are charging pop music star Shakira with tax evasion, alleging she failed to pay more than 14.5 million euros ($16.3 million U.S.) between 2012 and 2014. The charges published Friday allege Shakira listed the Bahamas as her official residence for tax purposes during those years but was in fact living in Spain with her partner 8

December 13, 2018 4:57 PM Leafs can be measured against Bolts in more ways than one

Tired of getting close but not close enough, the Tampa Bay Lightning are in it to win it. The Lightning – who host the Maple Leafs tonight at Amalie Arena -- are also an example of a roster that has been very, very good, for a long time and has yet to win the Stanley Cup. And while tonight’s game will be easily viewed as a measuring stick by the Leafs 7

December 13, 2018 3:45 PM Toronto and Vancouver most ‘vulnerable’ to interest rate hikes, says CMHC

Canadians living in two of the country’s largest cities may find themselves more “vulnerable” to interest rate increases as personal debt levels in Toronto and Vancouver continue to hit record-levels, warns a report by Canada Mortgage Housing Corp. The housing agency says the debt-to-income (DTI) ratio for those living in Vancouver climbed to 242 per cent in the second 10

December 13, 2018 11:59 AM Pot unites Democrats, Republicans as ex-party chiefs join Tilray

Other members of the company’s International Advisory Board include the former foreign ministers of Germany, Joschka Fischer, and Australia, Alexander Downer, Tilray said in a statement. Tilray isn’t the first pot company to enlist prominent ex-pols. John Boehner, Speaker of the House from 2011 to 2015, and former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney 11

December 12, 2018 5:19 PM Residential condo tower part of new Mount Royal Village development

A $120-million, 34-storey condo will be part of the ongoing multi-million dollar mixed-use redevelopment of Mount Royal Village. Vancouver-based Embassy BOSA will build 223 upscale residences in The Royal tower in partnership with First Capital Realty. The project will include 90,000 square feet of retail and office space anchored by a high-end grocery 8

December 11, 2018 6:01 PM Postal union takes Trudeau government to court over back-to-work bill

The union’s lawyer said the back-to-work legislation was passed after Canada Post created a “false emergency” over a backlog of parcels at the Crown corporation’s sorting plants. “The Liberal government’s legislation, just like the previous Conservative’s, unilaterally prohibits any lawful strike,” Paul Cavalluzzo said in a statement. “This legislation 6

December 11, 2018 3:22 AM Maple Leafs sign Calle Rosen, get defenceman Steven Oleksy in trade with Ducks

Forward Adam Cracknell was sent to Anaheim. Both players have played exclusively in the American Hockey League this season. The 32-year-old Oleksy collected two assists in 15 games with the San Diego Gulls this year. He signed with Anaheim as a free agent on July 1, 2017. Oleksy has 109 points in 388 career AHL games, including 20 with the Marlies during 6

December 10, 2018 7:53 PM Nearly 85 per cent of UN nations back migration deal, excluding U.S

Louise Arbour of Canada, a former UN human rights chief, said the issue also has been tied up in parliamentary debates in Belgium, Bulgaria, Estonia, Italy, Israel, Slovenia and Switzerland — although some of them did participate in creating the accord, which has since been ensnared by tough political headwinds. The conference is the capstone of efforts 10

December 10, 2018 5:02 AM Calgary’s Kevin Koe loses Canada Cup curling crown to Team Jacobs

The Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., skip defeated 2015 champion Kevin Koe of Calgary 5-4 in the men’s final Sunday. The 2014 Olympic gold medallist grabbed a point in the final end to seal the victory. Koe trailed 4-2 after the seventh before scoring one in the eighth and stealing one in the ninth to tie the game at 4-4. Earlier Sunday, Winnipeg’s Jennifer Jones 7

December 7, 2018 8:06 PM U.S.-China friction threatens to undercut the fight against climate change

They have the largest carbon footprints. Also the largest economies. Now, as diplomats meet in Poland for high-stakes climate negotiations, a pitched standoff between the United States and China threatens to slow global action on climate change precisely at a time when the risks of catastrophe are accelerating. The tensions between Washington and Beijing 8