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April 23, 2018 1:47 PM The Crown star Matt Smith says he and Claire Foy should be paid ‘equally and fairly’

A producer disclosed last month that Foy, who starred as Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II on the show, was paid less than Smith, who played Prince Philip. NEW YORK—The Crown star Matt Smith says he supports fellow actor Claire Foy over the revelation that Foy was paid less than her male co-star in the Netflix drama. A producer disclosed last month that Foy, who starred 11

April 23, 2018 11:44 AM Sentencing hearings for Quebec City’s mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonnette set to resume

Bissonnette pleaded guilty in March to six charges of first-degree murder and six of attempted murder. QUEBEC—Sentencing arguments for Quebec City’s mosque shooter are set to resume today as Alexandre Bissonnette’s defence team begins to present its case. Bissonnette, 28, pleaded guilty in March to six charges of first-degree murder and six of attempted 11

April 19, 2018 12:29 PM Quebec City mom to be charged in slaying of her 2-year-old daughter

QUEBEC — A Quebec City mother has been arrested in the slaying of her two-year-old daughter and is expected to be arraigned later today. Quebec City police confirmed the arrest of 23-year-old Audrey Gagnon and say the file was handed over to the Crown prosecutor’s office. Rosalie Gagnon’s body was discovered in a garbage can outside a home in the city’s 13

April 18, 2018 3:37 PM Corruption trial jury faces choice of believing accused cop or drug dealer witness

Craig Ruthowsky's lawyer argued in closing arguments the Crown's key witness is a self-serving liar And it will depend largely on whether the drug dealer who was the Crown's key witness is seen by jurors as truthful or a self-serving liar. After five weeks of testimony and dozens of witnesses, defence lawyer Greg Lafontaine and assistant Crown attorney 10

April 16, 2018 6:59 PM Woodbine Mohawk Park to host to 2019 $6 million Breeders Crown

Breeders Crown is harness racing’s richest and most prestigious year-end divisional championship series. CAMPBELLVILLE, Ont. — Woodbine Mohawk Park will host the US$6 million (U.S.) Breeders Crown, harness racing’s richest and most prestigious year-end divisional championship series. Last year, Woodbine Entertainment announced a $10-million (CAD) renovation 12

April 15, 2018 6:28 PM Manchester City locks up Premier League crown after Man United loss

Man City takes third English soccer title in seven seasons on day off, with last-place West Brom upsetting Manchester United. MANCHESTER, England—Manchester City won the Premier League title without even playing on Sunday when nearest challenger Manchester United surprisingly lost 1-0 at home to last-place West Bromwich Albion. It was City’s third title 15

April 12, 2018 3:18 PM Doug Ford says he’ll fire Hydro One’s CEO if he wins election

Ford calls Mayo Schmidt’s salary “morally indefensible,” but did not explain how he would carry out the firing at the company, which is no longer under the province’s control. Doug Ford says he’ll find a way to fire Hydro One’s “six million dollar man” Mayo Schmidt along with the former Crown corporation’s board if elected Progressive Conservative premier 7

April 2, 2018 7:26 PM Halifax man accused of killing well-known yoga instructor Kirstin Johnston to face jury trial

Police have said Nicholas Jordan Butcher, who is charged with second-degree murder, was in a “domestic relationship” with Johnston. She was found dead on March 26, 2016, at her Oceanview Drive home in Halifax’s Purcells Cove district. “She lived life to the fullest,” according to Johnston’s obituary in Montreal’s The Gazette newspaper. “From hiking in the Himalayas 16

March 28, 2018 4:06 PM Hamilton cop offered to smuggle back drugs from Jamaica, court hears

Crown's key witness testifying in Toronto at corruption trial of Det. Const. Craig Ruthowsky The drug-dealing key witness in the case against Hamilton police officer Craig Ruthowsky alleged in court Wednesday that Ruthowsky had offered to transport a shipment of cocaine from Jamaica to Canada for him. The dealer — who cannot be identified because of a publication 10

March 23, 2018 4:12 PM OPG boss Jeff Lyash tops Sunshine List of public sector earners at $1.55 million

The annual list of Ontario public sector workers who make $100,000 or more grew by 8,331 people The man who keeps the lights on shines brightest on the new Sunshine List of Ontario public sector workers earning $100,000 or more, which grew by 8,331 people from last year. Jeffrey Lyash, the president and CEO of Ontario Power Generation, topped the annual 17