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December 7, 2018 2:31 PM Drake, Cardi B, Kendrick Lamar, Weezer: Who got nominated for the 2019 Grammys

— Album of the year: Invasion of Privacy, Cardi B; By the Way, I Forgive You, Brandi Carlile; Scorpion, Drake; H.E.R., H.E.R.; Beerbongs & Bentleys, Post Malone; Dirty Computer, Janelle Monae; Golden Hour, Kacey Musgraves; Black Panther: The Album, Music From and Inspired By, Kendrick Lamar. — Record of the year: “I Like It,” Cardi B, Bad Bunny and J Balvin 6

December 5, 2018 4:13 PM Bonus pools at Canadian banks climb 6.5% in a ‘polarizing’ year

Toronto-Dominion Bank, the country’s largest lender by assets, set aside $2.59 billion for incentive compensation, up 5.6 per cent but less than half of last year’s increase. Bonuses “are quite driven by revenue performance in the wholesale bank, and in aggregate the bank did so much better, so I expect they’ll be up slightly,” CFO Riaz Ahmed said in a phone 9

December 1, 2018 4:27 AM A look at all the pop culture references in Ariana Grande’s ‘Thank U, Next’ music video

There’s Troye Sivan, one of Grande’s close friends, playing a guy gossiping about her love life, like someone basic. “I heard she’s a lesbian now and dating some chick called Aubrey. It’s f------- sick,” he said. The video itself opens to Grande playing Regina George, the quintessential Mean Girl, filling out her Burn Book with all the people who’ve 14

November 29, 2018 7:01 PM TD, CIBC see profit bump helped by U.S. operations but analyst reaction mixed

“Coupled with the overall miss against expectations was a surprising step back in profitability in CIBC’s U.S. operations; its platform for future growth,” he said in a note to clients. Shares of CIBC fell as much as 4 per cent Thursday to $111.41 from its previous close of $116.19 on the Toronto Stock Exchange, but was trading near $112 by early afternoon 14

November 28, 2018 1:58 PM Ex-Blue Jay Granderson voted man of the year for third time by players

IRVING, TEXAS—Former Blue Jays outfielder Curtis Granderson became the first three-time winner of the Marvin Miller Man of the Year, part of the players’ association’s Players Choice Awards. The 37-year-old free agent, the winner in 2009 and 2016, split last season between Toronto and Milwaukee. He was followed in the voting by Arizona first baseman 15

November 28, 2018 1:32 AM Seven more teams off to Champions League knockout stage

Manchester City twice came from behind in Lyon after Maxwel Cornet delivered a man-of-the-match performance and scored a brace. Cornet, who has not been used much this season, had plenty of chances and put the hosts ahead in the 55th with a strike in the top corner. Aymeric Laporte equalized in the 62nd with a header from a set-piece. Sergio Aguero earned 15

November 24, 2018 11:13 PM Manchester United listless and scoreless in draw

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND—Manchester United stuttered to 0-0 at home against struggling Crystal Palace in the English Premier League on Saturday as Jose Mourinho’s disjointed side fell further behind the leading pack. Boos greeted the final whistle at Old Trafford, such was the home side’s listless performance against a side without a league win for 10 weeks 8

November 19, 2018 9:37 PM Buffalo QB Josh Allen set to return vs. Jacksonville

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Coming off their best offensive performance of the season — and an extra week of rest — the Buffalo Bills have their starting quarterback back. Josh Allen will make his return against the Jacksonville Jaguars, coach Sean McDermott said on Monday. Allen was a full participant on the practice field as the Bills returned from the Week 11 bye with a shortened 20

November 18, 2018 10:47 PM ‘I am extremely sorry’: Ottawa Senators Uber driver discusses video

An Uber driver who posted footage of Ottawa Senators players disparaging one of their coaches and their team’s performance says he’s sorry for sharing the video and has destroyed a second, unpublished clip. James Sparklin, an Arizona father of six, said he hasn’t spoken to the players — Matt Duchene, Chris Wideman, Thomas Chabot, Colin White, Chris Tierney 16

November 15, 2018 6:40 PM Canadian stocks a ‘huge contrarian buy,’ BMO investment chief says

He’s not paring his bullish view on Canada, admonishing a group of portfolio managers in Toronto for being scared of low oil prices, household debt and the perception that fiscal policy is uncompetitive. “I think Canada is positioned for a huge recovery and a huge surprise with respect to performance,” Belski told the Portfolio Management Association 12