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July 14, 2018 11:58 PM Italy says France, Malta will take some migrants rescued from fishing boat

Early Saturday, the migrants were taken off the boat and transferred onto a rescue vessel from the EU border patrol agency Frontex and a ship from the Italian border police. The Maltese government said Prime Minister Joseph Muscat had agreed to participate in the migrant relocation initiative, similar to one involving the Lifeline ship of a German aid group 9

July 4, 2018 11:00 AM It’s ‘Theatre Christmas’ in July with 158 shows at the Toronto Fringe Festival

KF: I am interested in the “burlesque cabaret dream play” Josephine, about the groundbreaking entertainer Josephine Baker, which has awards and great reviews from the States. And I’m also interested in performers who thrive on the Fringe circuit. One is Gemma Wilcox, whose solo shows are Toronto Fringe favourites (this year she’s bringing back her 2008 hit The Honeymoon 14

July 3, 2018 6:00 PM Young U.S. woman who used to be avid ballet dancer loses legs in Bahamas boat explosion

RUTLAND, VT.— A Vermont woman who relatives say used to be avid ballet dancer had both her lower legs amputated after suffering serious injuries in a deadly Bahamas tour boat explosion. Twenty-two-year-old Stephanie Schaffer was among nine people injured when the boat exploded Saturday , killing a U.S. citizen. The Rutland Herald reports she also suffered 10

June 16, 2018 12:02 PM Spain saves 933 migrants, prepares to receive Aquarius boat

Prepares to receive another 630 migrants after Italy and Malta refuse to let aid boat land Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 933 people and recovered four bodies from dozens of migrant boats attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea over the past two days. The service said Saturday that it pulled the migrants from a total 13

June 16, 2018 12:11 AM Dustin Johnson lone player under par at U.S. Open

“You have to be on,” he added. “You just can’t fake it at a major championship.” Woods couldn’t even fake it for the first 34 holes in Southampton, and despite birdies on the last two holes, he needed a lot of help to avoid the cut for the fifth time in his last eight majors. That means he won’t need to bunk for the weekend at the Sag Harbor Yacht Club on the 155-foot 12

June 8, 2018 7:18 PM Orca pod makes rare appearance in Victoria’s Inner Harbour

Jackie Cowan lives aboard a boat in the harbour and says she was listening to marine radio chatter about a pod of killer whales in Juan de Fuca Strait and then suddenly heard the Transport Canada patrol vessel ordering the harbour cleared. Cowan, who is a member of Victoria’s Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue Station 35 and a captain for a local 12

June 4, 2018 4:36 PM RV maker Winnebago gets into boating with acquisition of Chris-Craft

Recreational vehicle manufacturer Winnebago Industries says it is buying boat maker Chris-Craft to expand beyond motor homes and travel trailers and create a diversified outdoor lifestyle products company. Winnebago, based in Forest City, Iowa, hasn't disclosed details of the transaction but said Monday it would finance the deal with cash and debt. Chris-Craft 20

May 29, 2018 6:10 PM Two B.C. men vanish on Vancouver Island days after sailing north from Panama

Ucluelet dockmaster Kevin Cortes was the last to see them on May 16 and says they had paid for one month of moorage for their newly purchased boat, which they had bought in Panama. “When they left they had full packs, so they wouldn’t have been going hiking because they left with a lot of gear,” Cortes said. Archibald and Daley were healthy but tired 15

May 21, 2018 1:27 AM Kayakers take Kinder Morgan protest offshore in U.S

'We are going to not allow Kinder Morgan to finish this pipeline,' says protester More than 200 kilometres south of where the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is slated to end, environmental groups in the U.S. took to the water in Seattle on Sunday to add their voices to ongoing opposition to the project. While the roughly 1,200-kilometre 35

May 15, 2018 7:05 PM Canadian tourist facing jail time in Cuba suing Sunwing for damages

MONTREAL—A Quebec man facing four years in a Cuban jail following a boating accident that killed a fellow Canadian tourist last year is suing Sunwing. Lawyers representing Toufik Benhamiche of Mascouche, Que., filed the application in Quebec last week seeking damages against the travel company. Benhamiche was driving a small boat as part of a tourist 18