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October 12, 2018 11:00 AM Explore deepest fears and desires in these new horror books

Sweden’s John Ajvide Lindqvist is best known for his novel (and its film adaptations) Let the Right One In, a stunning update of the traditional vampire story. Since that novel’s publication, Lindqvist has stamped his imprint upon several other sub-genres, including the zombie apocalypse saga, the child-gone-missing page-turner, and the Lovecraftian 8

October 11, 2018 4:55 PM U.S. border ban on Canadian cannabis workers lifted

VANCOUVER—Canadians who work in the domestic cannabis industry will be allowed free entry to the United States according to an update made quietly on Tuesday to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s policy on cannabis and the border. The update came with little fanfare but it indicates an enormous shift in a policy stance that had generated fears 9

October 7, 2018 9:39 PM Raptors fans catch sneak preview at open practice

“I just went to set a screen, a split screen on the post,” Powell said. “And then when I went to split, the guy was just trying to fight over it and kneed me in my quad. It’s just a little bruise. I should be fine.” ROSTER UPDATE: Head coach Nick Nurse said he is “not a lot closer” to finalizing the roster, which can include two extra players on two-way 8

September 17, 2018 6:28 PM Ford heads to Washington to talk trade amid NAFTA negotiations

He and Economic Development and Trade Minister Jim Wilson will meet with negotiators to get an update on discussions to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement, as a Sept. 30 deadline looms. “I’ll be accompanying the premier to Washington to talk to our negotiating team — Canada’s negotiating team first-hand and Ontario’s people that are there 11

September 15, 2018 4:33 PM Florida officials respond to Trump’s claim, without evidence, that Puerto Rico deaths are made up

In a Tuesday press update on Florence, he called his administration’s response to Maria an “unsung success,” while also falsely claiming Puerto Rico “had no electricity essentially before the storm.” As Florence approached the Carolinas on Thursday morning, Trump’s frustrations over persistent Maria criticism boiled over on Twitter, where he floated 21

September 10, 2018 3:59 AM Ailing orca’s condition not improving, deworming failed, U.S. officials say

VANCOUVER—The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says an attempt to inject a sickly orca whale with an deworming medicine has failed. In an update on Saturday, NOAA confirmed the whale, designated J50, was seen swimming almost a kilometre behind the rest of her family, known as J-Pod. The organization says that her condition did not appear 9

July 23, 2018 1:36 PM Shooter on the Danforth was firing like someone ‘in a video game,’ witness says

The gunman who killed two people and injured 12 others in a rampage on the Danforth late Sunday night was shooting at random, like someone “in a video game,” a witness says. “He was very relaxed, it was pretty disturbing,” said Lenny Graf, who was with his wife and his son, 9, and daughter, 8. The shooter, later revealed to be 29 years old, died after 13

July 5, 2018 5:03 PM App traps: how cheap smartphones help themselves to user data

Upstream Systems, a London-based mobile commerce and security firm that uncovered the GMobi app’s activity and shared it exclusively with the Journal, says it bought four new devices that, once activated, began sending data to GMobi via its firmware-updating app. This included 15-digit International Mobile Equipment Identification, or IMEI, numbers 66

July 4, 2018 4:25 PM 11 dead in Montreal area as heat continues to envelope Eastern, Central Canada

Another four deaths have been reported in the Eastern Townships region east of Montreal, with officials expected to provide an update later today. Meanwhile, the ambulance service that serves a large swath of the Montreal area is calling on people to refrain from calling unless it is a real emergency. Urgences-sante says it has been inundated by the volume 13

June 17, 2018 11:04 PM Summer of LeBron is about to heat up

“It’s crazy,” notes Wade, “because in this league you never know what will happen.” In Act 1, in 2010, he instantly made Miami the centre of the hoops universe with one Decision. Act II, in 2014, found him playing the Homecoming King as the kid from Akron, Ohio, returned to Cleveland. Act III, about to roll out, will find LeBron joining the Los Angeles 23