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September 15, 2018 11:06 PM Survivor the Kitty still has nine lives despite Florence’s best efforts

It looked like they were close, the man and his young cat, and Simmons smiled at the thought. “His momma was in there,” Simmons said, referencing his home. “But she’s a wild cat.” All day, Simmons said, he’d watched the small boats arrive in his neighborhood and watched them haul away his neighbors. His house hadn’t been flooded, he said. The water rose and stopped 8

September 10, 2018 2:35 PM Aaron Rodgers showed again Sunday night just how ridiculously good he is

The Green Bay Packers just made quarterback Aaron Rodgers the NFL’s highest-paid player with a four-year, $134 million (U.S.) mega-deal that, combined with the two years remaining on his existing contract, means he’ll be paid approximately $176 million over the next six seasons. That works out to about $29.3 million per season over those six years. It’s $1.83 million 8

September 7, 2018 8:36 PM Horizons Marijuana first weed ETF to reach $1 billion in assets

Enthusiasm for the fund appears to have cooled somewhat last month, however, as investors pulled money out in six of the seven trading days between Aug. 21 and Aug. 29. They withdrew a total of $15.9 million over that stretch before plowing $14.1 million back in on Aug. 30, bringing the month’s total inflows to $12 million. Meanwhile, buyers in the U.S. have been scooping 9

September 5, 2018 5:05 PM Lululemon founder joins world’s richest as yogawear brand surges

The share surge added $311 million to Wilson’s fortune on Friday and a further $41 million on Tuesday to leave him with a $3.9 billion fortune, the 496th largest on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Wilson — who owns a 13 per cent stake in Lululemon — joins Canadians such as retailer Galen Weston and former eBay Inc. President Jeff Skoll on the ranking 17

August 22, 2018 3:40 PM Social media buzzing over photo of Kawhi Leonard with LeBron James, Kevin Durant

NBA fans thirsty for any nugget of news or gossip in the slow month of August got a gift late Tuesday night when a photo emerged showing three of the league’s best players after a workout at UCLA. While it’s par for the course for NBA players from various teams to work out together informally in the summer, the star power from the picture tweeted by ESPN NBA writer 16

August 20, 2018 12:27 AM Trudeau says 2019 Canada election is fight against polarization

OTTAWA—Justin Trudeau said the 2019 Canadian election will be a contrast between his Liberal Party’s push for a cleaner environment and fighting inequality, and Conservatives who’ll attempt to exploit divisions created by a global wave of populism. The prime minister made the remarks late Sunday afternoon in his home district in Montreal, turning attention 13

August 16, 2018 10:57 PM Milos Raonic evens his record with rising Canadian Denis Shapovalov

CINCINNATI—Milos Raonic gained a measure of revenge against Denis Shapovalov on Thursday at the Western & Southern Open, beating the teenager 7-6 (6), 6-4 in a matchup of Canada’s top male tennis players. Raonic won the third-round match on his first match-point opportunity when the big-serving veteran showed a little finesse at the net, feathering a shot past Shapovalov 12

August 16, 2018 5:52 PM Eastern Canadian LNG project wins buyers in shadow of western rival

Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s giant liquefied natural gas project in western Canada may be grabbing the headlines, but a smaller rival in the east is busy lining up another customer from Europe. Pieridae Energy is negotiating a binding agreement to supply LNG from its proposed Goldboro project in Nova Scotia to Axpo Holding AG, an energy company in Switzerland 15

August 13, 2018 2:06 AM India prepares to fight hate speech in world’s biggest election

Holding elections in world’s second most populous country is a complex and daunting task. The Election Commission has already begun preparations on logistic and security arrangements in the country of 1.3 billion, scheduled to elect their new federal government in April and May 2019. About 875 million voters are eligible to cast their votes, or more than the combined 17

August 10, 2018 2:47 PM Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen hospitalized with irregular heartbeat

DENVER—Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen went to the hospital with an irregular heartbeat before a game Thursday against Colorado and will be sent back to Los Angeles for more tests. Manager Dave Roberts said after the Dodgers’ 8-5 win over the Rockies that Jansen was at the hotel earlier in the day and didn’t feel right. Jansen called the trainer and was taken 17