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July 15, 2018 10:18 PM Canadian tourists still visiting U.C. despite trade conflict

“All of that being said, we’ve not seen a trade war like this, so that may change,” she said, “but as of now, the U.S. remains a very popular destination.” Florida accounts for the largest number of visitors from the north, typically snowbirds in the winter. New England is also a popular destination, and beaches like Old Orchard Beach and Hampton Beach 6

July 12, 2018 5:41 PM Michelin to acquire farm-tire maker Camso for $1.45 billion

Michelin agreed to buy Camso, a Canadian producer of rubber tracks for farm equipment and snowmobiles, for $1.45 billion (all figures US) as the French tiremaker bolsters its specialty-equipment business. The two companies’ off-road operations will be combined and run from Camso’s headquarters in Magog, Que., Michelin said in a statement Thursday. Closely 9

July 10, 2018 2:34 PM Kerber, Ostapenko to meet in Wimbledon semifinal

LONDON—Angelique Kerber reached her third Wimbledon semifinal after converting her seventh match point to beat Daria Kasatkina 6-3, 7-5 on Tuesday, setting up a meeting with former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko. Ostapenko became the first Latvian woman to make the last four at the All England Club with a 7-5, 6-4 victory over Dominika Cibulkova 7

July 4, 2018 1:37 PM Milos Raonic cruises into third round at Wimbledon

A return to Wimbledon for the 2016 finalist seems to have given Raonic a boost. He lost in the first round of the Australian Open this year and missed the French Open with an injury, one of several health setbacks during the past few years. Raonic will play the winner of a match between No. 17 Lucas Pouille of France and unseeded Austrian Dennis Novak 11

July 3, 2018 10:44 PM Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova latest big names to fall in Wimbledon’s first round

“I feel a lot more comfortable on the court,” Bouchard told reporters after the match. “I feel a little bit more like myself. You know, I have always deep down had the belief, and it’s about, in the tough moments of the match, keeping that belief. I have that more and more now. Just trying to keep progressing.” Shapovalov, meanwhile, beat one of the hottest 13

June 28, 2018 9:10 PM Union urges consumers to #BuyCanadian as trade war with U.S. heats up

A consumer boycott of American-made products and services is gathering steam as Canada counts down to this weekend’s imposition of retaliatory tariffs on $16.6 billion worth of American products. Popular hashtags on social media include #BuyCanadian and #BoycottUSA, as consumers express their dislike of U.S. President Donald Trump’s imposition of tariffs 14

June 27, 2018 7:06 PM Japanese spacecraft arrives at asteroid to collect samples

The first touchdown is planned for September or October. Before the final touchdown, scheduled for April or May, Hayabusa2 will send out a squat cylinder that will detonate above the asteroid, shooting a 2-kilogram copper projectile into it at high speed to make a crater. Hayabusa2 will hide on the other side of the asteroid to protect itself during 13

June 24, 2018 11:30 AM Terminator 6 — The Apology: Stargazing

Yes, they really are making a sixth Terminator movie, one that explicitly ignores the last three, implying that this saga which filmmakers are keen to add to is mostly bad. Someone clearly wishes time travel were real. Since it’s 2018, we can expect the new movie to have a killer robot army with a careful ethnic balance from all market segments, a story 16

June 20, 2018 11:13 PM Justin Trudeau’s February trip to India cost $1.5M, documents show

Conservative MP Alex Nuttall, however, says the trip cost a lot with nothing to show for it but an “international embarrassment.” “At this point, the evidence is that it was a complete and utter failure,” Nuttall said. Trudeau’s Indian excursion was supposed to improve ties between Canada and India, a country of more than 1.3 billion people with one of the fastest-growing 13

June 19, 2018 6:15 PM 12-year-old Montrealer, who’s 6-foot-10, catches the eyes of NBA players

Jean-Francois is 6-8, while Rioux’s mom Anne Gariepy is 6-1. Rioux’s older brother Emile, who is 15 and six foot nine, also plays basketball. Shaquille O’Neal, by comparison, was 5-10 at Rioux’s age, but would grow nearly a foot time he turned 16. In Ohio, 16-year-old Robert Bobroczky stands seven foot seven, which is three inches taller than the NBA’s 9