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April 23, 2018 9:30 PM Russian rocket stage holding highly toxic fuel to fall in Canadian Arctic

The Russian rocket stage will drop into Baffin Bay, outside Canada’s territorial waters, but within ocean it claims to regulate and control. Although the rocket is Russian, the launch is a commercial service paid for by the European Space Agency. “The ESA prides itself on being the most environmentally friendly space agency in the world,” said Byers 8

April 23, 2018 4:43 PM Toys "R" Us ends Canadian stores auction with Fairfax as sole bidder

Hearing to approve sale to be held Tuesday in a Virginia court Toys "R" Us Inc. will seek approval to sell its Canadian unit to Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. after cancelling an auction for the company's Canadian operations. According to U.S. bankruptcy court documents, the auction received no qualified bids other than the stalking horse offer from Toronto-based 6

April 23, 2018 2:23 PM Canadian gaming company Stars Group buys Sky Betting for $4.7B

Canadian online-gambling company Stars Group Inc., formerly known as Amaya, says it is buying U.K.-based Sky Betting & Gaming in a deal worth $4.7 billion. Canadian online-gambling company Stars Group Inc. says it is buying U.K.-based Sky Betting & Gaming in a deal worth $4.7 billion. Stars Group, which owns PokerStars, said Saturday the purchase will create 5

April 22, 2018 3:23 PM Canadian was killed in Peru, Global Affairs says

The death was related to the reported assassination of Indigenous elder Olivia Arevalo Lomas, Global Affairs Canada said. Global Affairs Canada says the death was related to the reported assassination of Indigenous elder Olivia Arevalo Lomas. Arevalo Lomas was a human rights activist of the Shipibo-Konibo people in the Ucayali region. The federal government 10

April 22, 2018 12:56 PM Amazon deaths of Canadian and Indigenous healer under investigation

Canadian who was thought to be a suspect in woman's killing was reported hanged Authorities in Peru are investigating after an Indigenous spiritual leader was shot to death, a case that local media reports say resulted in the killing of a Canadian citizen, in reprisal for the murder. Olivia Arevalo Lomas, who was 81 and from the Shipibo-Conibo ethnic 8

April 22, 2018 4:49 AM Canadian women's rugby 7s fall in consolation semis

Canucks place 11th in Kitakyushu, Japan Kathy Baker scored a try in extra time as Ireland topped Canada 24-19 in a consolation Challenge Trophy semifinal Sunday at the women's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in Kitakyushu, Japan. Canada, which failed to advance to the Cup quarterfinals for the first time, concluded its tournament with a 33-14 win over Japan 6

April 21, 2018 1:08 PM Canadian women's rugby 7s team fails to reach quarters for 1st time

Canada's women's rugby sevens team failed to reach the Cup quarter-finals for the first time in the history of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series after going 1-2 in pool play in Kitakyushu, Japan. The Canadian squad opened the tournament with a 38-14 win over Fiji, but proceeded to drop its next two matches — a 21-19 last-second defeat to longtime rival 4

April 20, 2018 5:25 PM Minister, chair have concerns about Halton board amid fundraising controversy

Question whether focus on policy may be interfering with trustees’ ability to carry out duties. The ongoing outrage over a restrictive fundraising policy has both the education minister and chair of the Halton Catholic board questioning whether trustees there can still properly carry out their duties. The policy — which sparked a number of student walkouts 4

April 20, 2018 4:42 PM Canada's main stock index edges higher in late-morning trading

The telecommunications sector and financial stocks offset losses in the energy sector as Canada's main stock index edged higher in late-morning trading. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 9.80 points to 15,464.22, after 90 minutes of trading. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 124.27 points to 24,540.62. The S&P 500 index was down 8.53 points 4

April 20, 2018 4:08 PM Fairfax Financial in $300M bid for Toys 'R' Us Canadian operations

Auction of Toys 'R' Us Canadian operations to take place on April 23 Ahead of an auction scheduled next week for the Canadian assets of Toys "R" US, Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. has put in a $300-million offer. According to court documents filed April 19 with the the United States Bankruptcy Court for the eastern district of Virginia, Toys "R" Us plans 5