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January 14, 2019 5:13 PM Air Canada and Jazz parent extend agreement, securing regional airline’s future

Chorus says the agreement, announced Monday, will grow its revenues by $940 million for a contracted total of $2.5 billion in aircraft leasing and fixed fees over the next 17 years. The deal also amends a 2015 agreement by lowering the fixed fees and incentive revenue Chorus receives by about $50 million annually. Under the new contract, Air Canada will make an equity 533

January 2, 2019 3:36 AM Game Centre: Kawhi Leonard’s career-best 45 points lift Raptors over Jazz

Leonard was frustrated with the non-calls in that game, a night that eventually led to a fine for Raptors coach Nick Nurse for publicly defending his best player. It was a similar story in the first half of Toronto’s first game of the new year. While Leonard went into the break with a team-high 15 points, his frustration with a lack of calls was apparent 150

January 1, 2019 7:53 PM Raptors’ Lowry out indefinitely after back injections

Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry received injections to relieve pain and inflammation in his lower back and there is no timeline for his return. Lowry, who had missed seven of the last eight games before Tuesday night’s home date with the Utah Jazz, travelled to New York for the injections on Friday, the team announced. The Raptors added that the 32-year-old 149

December 17, 2018 7:24 PM Already exhausted the second season? Try reading the world of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

From the cafes of Greenwich Village to Harlem’s jazz scene, New York in the 1950s was a city with creative energy to spare. Wakefield’s history is crammed with the era’s larger than life personalities: Norman Mailer, Thelonious Monk, Jack Kerouac and so many more. The ultimate boundary pusher (and a force in the life of the fictional Midge Maisel), Bruce 150

December 4, 2018 5:46 PM Vegas grabs Gaga, Aerosmith, Lady Antebellum in 2019

In August, when tickets went on sale to Aerosmith’s “Deuces are Wild” show at Park MGM, fans took to social media to brag about getting tickets and planning their Vegas getaway. Schwartz said today’s Las Vegas music lineup offers something for everyone in contrast to the days of Frank Sinatra and Wayne Newton. Here’s a look at seven new concert residencies 148

November 1, 2018 3:15 AM Derrick Rose drops 50 points on Jazz while Jimmy Butler sits

MINNEAPOLIS—Jeff Teague’s knee was sore. During warmups, Tyus Jones’ right foot got sore. Jimmy Butler’s soreness was far less specific. So, in front of a crowd that looked to fill the Target Center about halfway, against the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night, coach Tom Thibodeau went with a makeshift starting lineup and hoped the Timberwolves would make do. Derrick 273

October 15, 2018 9:16 PM Airlines impose cannabis ban on pilots and cabin crew

Jazz has introduced a similar policy, banning employees in safety-critical positions from using marijuana on or off duty, spokesperson Debra Williams said. Nav Canada, the private company that operates the country’s air traffic control system, said it would reveal its cannabis policy for employees on Wednesday. But a spokesperson said it already has a zero tolerance 146

September 23, 2018 5:30 PM Reggie Watts’ musical mirth doesn’t need to be explained any more

There is a small club of people who get the chance to be a bandleader on a late-night talk show, but of them, Reggie Watts is probably the most unique. Watts, who comes to town as one of the headliners on Sept. 29 as part of the JFL42 comedy festival, is obviously very musical, but he has also been working as a comedian for years, mining what he variously 137

June 26, 2018 1:55 AM Dwane Casey wins NBA’s coach of the year award

SANTA MONICA, CALIF.—Dwane Casey won the NBA Coach of the Year award on Monday night despite getting fired by the Toronto Raptors earlier in the off-season. Casey beat out Quin Snyder of the Utah Jazz and Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens for the honour. The 61-year-old Casey was the most successful coach in Raptors history, but was fired on May 11, five days after 110

June 13, 2018 8:50 PM Massey Hall memories: Legendary musicians on why playing there meant 'you've arrived'

'It's mixed up with so many great memories, both as a fan and a performer,' says Geddy Lee of Rush As Tyler Stewart of the Barenaked Ladies puts it, "This is the place, man. When you've played Massey Hall, you've arrived." "When you get on that stage, you know you're playing with the big cats. This is where history has been made in your industry. So many great 128