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October 7, 2018 9:32 PM Lowering the boom on era of NFL nicknames

But because Legion of Boom was the last true vestige of a bygone era, when virtually every NFL team had at least one position group with a cartoonish nickname. (Maybe there are a few others sprinkled throughout the league, but none with Seattle’s renown.) The Fearsome Foursome. The Steel Curtain. The Orange Crush. The Purple People Eaters. The Smurfs 14

August 2, 2018 10:56 PM Is it Parkdale or Vegandale? Fight intensifies over neighbourhood’s identity

A battle over a neighbourhood’s identity is pitting some Parkdale residents against an emerging vegan movement in the area. Over this coming weekend, Vegandale, the branding used for a chain of vegan restaurants and retail businesses on a stretch of Queen St. between Dufferin and Brock, is holding a block party to celebrate the launch of new ventures 15

August 2, 2018 5:08 PM TransCanada beats expectations in Q2 despite falling profits

CALGARY—TransCanada Corp. reports second-quarter profits fell by 11 per cent as the pipeline operator also announced it would sell wind power assets in Quebec for some $630 million. Net income attributable to common shareholders amounted to $785 million, or 88 cents per share, down from $881 million, or $1.01 per share during the same period in 2017. The most recent 17

August 1, 2018 5:01 PM ‘Dina-mic’ marketing pitch fit this house listing to a T

It was a sweet waterside listing but realtor Casey Lewis feared it could be lost in the vast online world of real estate. So he sunk his teeth into an idea he had been kicking around for a few years. Lewis and photographer Landon Day — a close friend — “hid” a Tyrannosaurus Rex among the photos showcasing a two-bedroom, one-bathroom cottage on the market 25

July 26, 2018 6:52 PM Grupo Aeromexico makes $180 million (U.S.) offer to buy Aimia’s stake in PLM

Aimia Inc. has rejected an unsolicited $180-million (U.S.) offer by Mexican airline operator Grupo Aeromexico to buy the Montreal-based company’s stake in their joint loyalty program PLM. The proposed transaction to buy Aimia’s 48.9 per cent stake in Premier Loyalty & Marketing (PLM), a joint venture which owns the Club Premier frequent flyer program 23

July 25, 2018 2:30 PM Air Canada-led group makes bid to buy Aeroplan, a year after announcing its withdrawal

Air Canada and three financial firms are proposing to acquire the Aeroplan loyalty program from Aimia Inc. for $250 million cash. Aimia surged the most on record. The group, which includes TD Bank, CIBC, and Visa Canada Corp., said in a statement it would also assume the liability of about $2 billion in Aeroplan points. The bid implies an estimated market 20

July 12, 2018 5:46 PM Fiat workers call for strike after owner buys Cristiano Ronaldo

Spanish soccer giant Real Madrid Football Club agreed on July 10 to transfer five-time Ballon d’Or winner Ronaldo to Juventus after he asked to leave. Juventus will pay 100 million euros ($117 million) for the move and another 12 million euros in additional fees to sign the player to a four-year contract, the club said in a statement. The Agnelli family 19

July 10, 2018 5:55 PM NFL Players Association files grievance over anthem policy

Following those comments, more than 200 players protested during the anthem that weekend before the number of protesters dwindled as the season progressed. “We’re here for a bigger platform,” Raiders tight end Jared Cook said during the spring. “We’re not just athletes. We’re people that live this. It’s people in our neighbourhood, it’s people that we grew up with, it’s people 30

July 4, 2018 1:23 AM Bryce Harper opts in for MLB home-run derby, unlike most stars

“The past couple years I said that I was going to do it,” Harper said. “Especially it being in my ballpark, our ballpark. But, yeah, I think that if it wasn’t at our ballpark, I probably wouldn’t have done it. I just think I owe it to the fans to do it. I’m looking forward to having it there and doing it there.” It’ll be the second time Harper has participated 27

June 25, 2018 7:29 PM U.S. ‘decision makers’ disagree with Trump on trade, Canadian survey finds

OTTAWA–A sample of American “decision makers” overwhelmingly disagree with President Donald Trump’s views on Canada-U.S. trade, newly-released survey data from the Canadian government suggests. The survey, meant to guide Global Affairs Canada’s public outreach at a time of trade tension, found that 97 per cent of respondents believe Canada is a “vital 17