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October 16, 2018 5:30 PM Bombardier on track to hit business jet delivery targets, meeting expectations

MONTREAL—Bombardier Inc. announced Tuesday it is on track to meet its target for business aircraft deliveries for the year, as a lengthening order backlog points to growing demand for long-range planes. In the third quarter, the Montreal-based company delivered 31 business jets, bringing the total to 96 so far in 2018, in line with analyst expectations 9

September 26, 2018 10:00 AM Esi Edugyan, Craig Davidson, on shortlist for $50,000 Writers’ Trust fiction prize

Meantime, fellow Giller nominee Rawi Hage also appears on the list for this Writers’ Trust award, now being presented for the 22nd time. Each finalist will receive $5,000. Those other finalists are: The Saturday Night Ghost Club by Craig Davidson, a coming-of-age novel set in Niagara Falls, with ghosts, grief and growing up providing the backdrop, published 10

September 12, 2018 5:18 PM Canada airfares rise by more than 10 per cent in third quarter

An RBC survey says airfares rose by more than 10 per cent in the first two months of the third quarter as Air Canada and WestJet passed along higher crude oil prices. Despite slipping a bit in August, fares rose 12.5 per cent at Air Canada for July and August and were 11.3 per cent higher than a year earlier at WestJet. Analyst Walter Spracklin says he expects 13

September 1, 2018 1:30 PM There are two It Boys at TIFF, but only one can emerge victorious

Not that he did not thoroughly enjoy himself. The year he was nominated for his Oscar, Hedges has shared, “I went to every party. I went to the Vanity Fair party, the Madonna after party.” But, alas, a cautionary tale — particularly for festival party aspirants. According to Hedges’ memory of that night: “There are no photos allowed at the Madonna after 18

August 28, 2018 2:37 PM Osprey Valley to join PGA Tour’s Tournament Players Club network

“It’s a nice complement for fans to be able to see PGA Tour players and then be able to see future up-and-coming players that will go on to most likely be playing in the RBC Canadian Open for years to come,” said Jeff Monday, president of the Mackenzie Tour, which was formerly known as PGA Tour Canada. The Mackenzie Tour is expected to be the only professional 23

July 27, 2018 6:49 PM Kevin Tway clubhouse leader in second round at RBC Canadian Open

Nick Taylor of Abbotsford, B.C., was the low Canadian after the morning round. He fired a 5-under 67 on Friday to move to 9 under at the $6.2-million (U.S.) PGA Tour event. “I hit it great off the tee, which set me up for a lot of short irons, and I gave myself a lot of chances,” said Taylor. “I actually missed a couple chances that I had on the back, as well, so I had a lot of chances 22

July 26, 2018 7:45 PM Garrigus bounces back to lead at the RBC Canadian Open

Adam Hadwin of Abbotsford, B.C., the top-ranked Canadian, fired a 2-under 70. Victoria’s Pat Fletcher, who was born in England, was the last Canadian to win the country’s national championship, claiming the event all the way back in 1954. Carl Keffer is the only Canadian-born champion, winning in 1909 and 1914. Thursday’s round was a nice bounce-back 19

July 25, 2018 11:44 PM Demi Lovato’s Echo Beach show cancelled in wake of overdose

A benefit concert that was to feature pop singer Demi Lovato at Toronto’s Echo Beach this weekend has been cancelled. RBC says tickets will automatically be refunded for Sunday’s RBCxMusic, which was to also include singer-songwriter Jason Mraz. Lovato was reportedly hospitalized for an overdose this week. A representative for the pop star said in a statement 23

July 25, 2018 9:27 PM It’s a two-sport day on the eve of the Canadian Open

Dustin Johnson pulled on the Edmonton Oilers jersey with “Gretzky 99” on the back, lined up his shot, and drove over the water and on to the green at No. 7 on Glen Abbey Golf Course. American through-and-through, the RBC Canadian Open is Johnson’s home tournament by marriage, with future father-in-law Wayne Gretzky growing up in nearby Brantford, Ont. But playing 35

July 20, 2018 3:09 PM This year could be Glen Abbey’s last as owners plan redevelopment for condos and offices

For over four decades, the Glen Abbey Golf Club has been synonymous with the Canadian Open. When the lone Canadian stop on the PGA Tour gets underway next week, it will mark the 30th time the venerable course in suburban Toronto has hosted the event. It might also be the last. Glen Abbey’s owner, ClubLink Corp., announced plans to redevelop the site last year and the future 29