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January 20, 2018 2:34 PM 2 Canadians, 2 Americans kidnapped in Nigeria freed, in good condition, police say

Police and a special anti-kidnapping squad rescued the foreigners in the Kagarko local government area Friday night after a massive manhunt, state police said. YOLA, NIGERIA—Two Americans and two Canadians who were kidnapped in Nigeria’s north-central Kaduna state on Tuesday have been freed and are in good condition, police said Saturday. Police and a special 5

January 16, 2018 6:19 PM ‘My game feels good’: Canadian Mike Weir returns to PGA Tour after worldwide swing

The 47-year-old golfer will return to the PGA Tour for the first time since last year’s RBC Canadian Open. After spending the last year playing golf in such places as Italy, Morocco, Fiji, Australia, and South Africa, Canadian Mike Weir returns to the PGA Tour this week for the first time since last year’s RBC Canadian Open. Weir, of Brights Grove, Ont., is a past champion 12

January 16, 2018 1:41 PM Canadian Screen Awards 2018: Anne has leading 13 nominations

The CBC/Netflix TV series Anne has a leading 13 nominations heading into this year's Canadian Screen Awards. The TV adaptation of Lucy Maud Montgomery's classic novel is followed by Cardinal and Kim's Convenience with 12 nominations apiece, and Alias Grace and Schitt's Creek with 11 each. On the film side, Ava, Never Steady, Never Still and Hochelaga 12

January 15, 2018 1:36 PM U.K. construction company Carillion’s collapse puts 43,000 jobs worldwide at risk

Carillion Plc filed for compulsory liquidation after failing in a last-ditch effort to shore up finances and get a government bailout. Carillion Plc, a U.K. construction company with government contracts in everything from hospitals to the HS2 high-speed rail project, filed for compulsory liquidation after failing in a last-ditch effort to shore up finances 12

January 12, 2018 7:44 PM John Fogerty irked that new film borrows name of his song Proud Mary

'My songs are special to me. Precious,' the singer-songwriter says on Facebook John Fogerty says he's annoyed that Taraji P. Henson's new film, Proud Mary, borrows from his popular song's name without his involvement. Fogerty does not own the rights to his classic song. In a statement released Thursday, he says "it irks me when people seek to capitalize 17

January 3, 2018 11:24 PM Thursday game preview: San Jose Sharks at Toronto Maple Leafs

Local boy Joel Ward returns to face the Maple Leafs. A pair of local boys. Joel Ward grew up in North York and is one of the class acts in the NHL. Now in his 11th NHL season, Ward has spent the last three seasons with the Sharks; he played four seasons with the OHL’s Owen Sound Attack, then four more with the University of Prince Edward Island, before 11

January 2, 2018 7:27 PM Nova Scotia mom says eye-gaze communication breakthrough with daughter ‘is going to open up’ her world

Joellan Huntley started communicating on Christmas Day using a special device that tracks her eye movements on a computer screen. WATERVILLE, N.S.—Using eye-gaze detection software, a severely disabled Nova Scotia woman is communicating with her family for the first time in 21 years. Joellan Huntley and her family met with the media today to talk about 13

January 2, 2018 5:47 PM Dave Chappelle jokes about Louis C.K. accuser in latest Netflix special

Comedian mines showbiz sexual-misconduct scandals for laughs in Hollywood set released on New Year’s Eve. Dave Chappelle has found laughs in the fall of his fellow standup comedian. In his new Netflix special, The Bird Revelation, Chappelle jokes about Louis C.K., who was accused of masturbating in front of multiple women. “I shouldn’t say this, but f--k it, (his) 11

December 30, 2017 3:00 AM Molson Coors recalling collectible NHL beer glasses after 8 injuries reported

This recall involves 568-millilitre glasses with the Molson Canadian logo and NHL 100 year (1917-2017) logo. The glasses were distributed during October and November in special edition cases of Molson Canadian and through an online offer. Molson Coors Canada is recalling approximately 215,000 limited edition NHL beer glasses after eight people were reported 19

December 27, 2017 4:33 PM OSC cease-trades CanniMed rights plan, orders Aurora to amend disclosures

The Ontario Securities Commission has issued a cease-trade order for any securities issued by CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. as a defence against a hostile takeover by Aurora Cannabis Inc. The OSC is also ordering Aurora to amend its take-over bid circular and related press releases to include certain information that could affect CanniMed's shareholders 29