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May 25, 2018 10:30 AM Lynn Crosbie’s novel Chicken takes over where Clockwork Orange left off

Parnell Wilde is a has-been actor who had his fleeting moment of fame four decades ago (somewhat like Malcolm McDowell himself) in Ultraviolence, a follow-up to A Clockwork Orange. Now in late middle age, paunchy, balding, often drunk and living in a rented dump, Parnell is reduced to taking gigs such as wearing a chicken costume for a budget TV commercial 6

May 23, 2018 6:44 PM China's plan to land on the far side of the moon could be historic, experts say

The ambitious plan by the Chinese space agency faces numerous challenges China's ambition to soft-land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon later this year faces considerable challenges, but if successful would propel the country's space program to the forefront of one of the most important areas of lunar exploration, experts say. China hopes to be the first 13

May 22, 2018 6:49 PM ETF investors souring on Canadian banks

“What happened in 2016 and 2017 is the financials did so well that the trade became pretty crowded,” Straus said. “I think that at the start of 2018, with volatility kicking in, there could be reasons to suggest that perhaps that trend is overextended and a lot of those movements are priced in.” Canada’s housing market has also seen an abrupt cooling 8

May 21, 2018 3:48 PM U.S. issues steep list of demands for nuclear treaty with Iran

Requirements include foreign-policy overhaul and cessation of all uranium enrichment The United States issued a steep list of demands on Monday to be included in a nuclear treaty with Iran to replace the deal scuttled by President Donald Trump and threatened "the strongest sanctions in history" if Tehran doesn't change course. Drawing sharp contrasts 16

May 19, 2018 3:02 AM Walmart Canada cuts Weston Foods as bread supplier, cites ‘commercial reasons’

Walmart Canada Corp. says it’s cutting Weston Foods as a bread supplier, but the retailer says the decision has nothing to do with the Competition Bureau’s investigation into price-fixing. In an email statement, a spokesperson for Walmart says the company is reducing its number of bread suppliers for commercial reasons. The decision comes months after 13

May 18, 2018 2:06 PM YouTube picks Toronto-raised Jessie Reyez to launch new marketing blitz platform

YouTube says it will launch a marketing campaign for each Artist on the Rise that includes commercial spots before YouTube videos, physical advertisements on billboards and public transit, and clips about the artist produced by the streaming company. Each chosen performer will also appear in ads on social media and in-person for fan events held at YouTube’s 12

May 8, 2018 7:36 PM Boeing to consult with U.S. on 'next steps' after Trump's Iran move

Boeing Co. said on Tuesday it will consult with the U.S. government on "next steps" following President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from a 2015 international agreement designed to deny Iran the ability to build nuclear weapons. IranAir has ordered 200 passenger aircraft worth $38.3 billion US at list prices, including 100 from Airbus, 80 from Boeing 23

May 7, 2018 5:17 PM Saturday Night Live pokes fun at the Other Cavaliers

Really, it’s not just LeBron who’s on the verge of sweeping the Toronto Raptors. If you’re still under the illusion the Raptors are only getting steamrolled because of LeBron James, please meet...the Other Cavaliers. Saturday Night Live took a poke at James’ supporting cast this past weekend, with a “commercial” introducing the non-LeBron Cavaliers bragging 11

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 25

April 16, 2018 9:26 PM Trump businesses made millions off of Republican groups, report says

The spending, thought to be much higher, went to the U.S. president’s airplanes, hotels, golf courses and bottled-water company. Before he was sworn into office, Trump eschewed calls to fully separate from his business interests. Instead he put his holdings in a trust designed to hold assets for his “exclusive benefit,” which he can receive at any time without 25