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January 17, 2018 3:00 PM Rufus Wainwright’s Hadrian dominates Canadian Opera Company’s 2018-19 season

As well as COC’s first mainstage world premiere since 1999, season includes Eugene Onegin and return of Cosi fan tutte and La Bohème. With some Ancient Roman history in hand, the Canadian Opera Company is set to produce its first full-length, mainstage world premiere since 1999. The new opera, Hadrian, was the highlight of the company’s unveiling of its 2018-19 season 13

January 17, 2018 1:44 PM Quebec's minimum wage to increase to $12 in May

Salaries for minimum wage workers will rise by 75 cents per hour this spring Quebec's minimum wage workers will see a bigger paycheque starting this spring. The minimum wage will increase by 75 cents on May 1, bringing it to $12 per hour. It is the largest wage increase in the province's history. The Quebec government made the announcement Wednesday 13

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 11

January 16, 2018 3:38 PM Timothée Chalamet to donate salary from upcoming Woody Allen film

The move follows co-star Rebecca Hall's, in which she is donating her salary to Time's Up. Chalamet would not comment on the long-standing allegations against Allen. NEW YORK—Timothée Chalamet says he will donate his salary for an upcoming Woody Allen film to charities fighting sexual harassment and abuse. The breakout star of Call Me By Your Name announced 11

January 15, 2018 6:44 PM Argos sign receiver Armanti Edwards to two-year contract

Edwards, 29, started 17 games last season, and was scheduled to become a free agent next month. The Toronto Argonauts signed receiver Armanti Edwards to a two-year contract extension Monday. “Armanti has a great team-first attitude, relentless work ethic and is a very talented athlete which allowed him to excel in our offence last season,” Argos GM Jim Popp said in a statement 11

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 14, 2018 9:03 PM Turkey vows imminent strike on Kurdish enclave in Syria

President Erdogan says he expects U.S. 'to support Turkey in its legitimate efforts' to combat terror Turkey's president said Sunday the country will launch a military assault on a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria "in the coming days" and urged the U.S. to support its efforts. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the operation against the Afrin enclave 14

January 14, 2018 5:23 AM Brady leads Patriots back to AFC title game as they cruise past Titans

New England will host winner of Sunday's matchup between Jacksonville, Pittsburgh First, the Patriots tuned out a week full of off-field drama. Then, they silenced the Titans to earn yet another trip to the AFC championship game. Tom Brady passed for three touchdowns and 337 yards, and New England cruised past Tennessee 35-14 on Saturday night to advance 10

January 10, 2018 9:58 PM Sinkhole big enough to swallow car opens on Yonge St. near Hwy. 401

Two traffic lanes closed on Yonge St., south of York Mills Rd. A large sinkhole shut down two traffic lanes on Yonge St., just north of York Mills Rd., on Wednesday. City work crews are attending to the large sinkhole, which appeared Wednesday morning at William Carson Cres., just south of Highway 401, and is large enough to swallow a car. While the cause 12

January 9, 2018 9:12 PM Steve Bannon to step down from Breitbart amid rift with Trump, fallout from ‘Fire and Fury’

Bannon’s departure, which was forced by a onetime financial patron, Rebekah Mercer, comes as Bannon remained unable to quell the furor over remarks attributed to him in the new book. WASHINGTON—Stephen Bannon is stepping down from his post as executive chairman of Breitbart News, the company will announce on Tuesday. Bannon’s departure, which was forced 7