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December 17, 2018 3:05 PM Hospital fire in India kills at least six, injures 129

NEW DELHI—At least six people died and 129 others were injured in a fire that broke out Monday in a hospital in Mumbai, India’s financial and entertainment capital, police said. The fire in the five-storey government-run ESIC Kamgar Hospital in the suburban Andheri area was believed to have been caused by an electrical short-circuit, said police officer 24

December 14, 2018 6:53 PM Fresh start for Warriors extends to roster as Richardson focuses on local talent

After a new ownership group moved and rebranded Vancouver’s National Lacrosse League franchise, new general manager Dan Richardson was given a mandate to remake the entire roster. Canucks Sports and Entertainment bought the NLL’s Stealth in the off-season, moved them from the Langley Events Centre to Rogers Arena in downtown Vancouver and renamed them the Warriors 33

December 3, 2018 2:21 PM Grammy nominations to be released Friday instead of Wednesday

It’s a busy week for the entertainment world: Nominations for the 2019 Golden Globes come out Thursday. Bush’s body arrived Monday in Washington for public viewing, which kicks off four days of events that will include a state funeral at Washington’s National Cathedral on Wednesday and a private service at Bush’s longtime church in Houston on Thursday 40

November 27, 2018 2:09 PM Canadian firm Brookfield in talks to invest in Dubai property developer

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. is in early talks for an investment in Dubai property developer Meraas Holding, according to people with knowledge of the matter, in a deal that would signal a vote of confidence in the emirate’s ailing property market. The Canadian firm is weighing options that would give it control of some retail properties from Meraas 26

November 24, 2018 11:24 PM Malvern rec centre gets fresh look with assist from Raptors, OVO

Scores of young people came out to the Malvern Community Recreation Centre on the weekend to check out a newly refurbished gymnasium, one of four projects sponsored by the Toronto Raptors and OVO, the company owned by hip hop artist Drake. The gym, sporting a fresh coat of paint, a new scoreboard — with a water-bottle fill-up station on the way — is part of the Welcome 46

November 23, 2018 6:37 PM Duck boat owner settles with Missouri family over accident

KANSAS CITY, MO.—The company that owns the duck boat that sank in Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri, in July, killing 17 people, has settled the first of several lawsuits filed in the accident. The three adult daughters of 65-year-old William Bright and his 63-year-old wife, Janice Bright, of Higginsville, Missouri, filed suit soon after the accident 32

November 20, 2018 3:44 PM Guzzo Cinemas eyes expansion and possible Vancouver and Calgary theatre openings

Guzzo Cinemas president Vince Guzzo says he’s hoping the expansion will allow him to take advantage of opportunities in other cities and find new synergies for his business, which also includes a construction company and Giulietta Pizzeria restaurants. Despite the struggles theatre businesses have faced in recent years with the growth of streaming services 30

November 17, 2018 12:00 AM Ford government moves ahead with plans to redevelop Ontario place

“And let us be clear: a casino at Ontario Place does not represent the responsible use of valued public lands. No good can come from it,” Layton and Cressy said. John Tory, who authored a report on Ontario Place before becoming Toronto mayor in 2014, has not yet been consulted by the Ford goverment on the site’s future, his spokesperson, Don Peat, said Friday 36

November 15, 2018 4:40 PM Rupert Murdoch, sons begin their goodbyes to 21st Century Fox

Now, Rupert Murdoch is midway through a dramatic downsizing of his corporate dominion. He orchestrated the sale to Disney because he feared that Fox lacked the scale to successfully compete against such technology giants as Google, Facebook and Netflix. As his son spoke, Rupert Murdoch quietly studied a briefing book atop a long rectangular table —draped 33

November 13, 2018 7:09 PM Campbell-Pascall, Chipman added to Hockey Hall of Fame selection committee

TORONTO — Former women’s hockey star Cassie Campbell-Pascall and executive Mark Chipman have been added to the Hockey Hall of Fame selection committee. The Hockey Hall of Fame said in a release Tuesday that Campbell-Pascall and Chipman will start their duties starting with the 2019 nomination and election proceedings. Campbell-Pascall was captain of the Canadian 28