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Gordon Lightfoot celebrated in tribute concert with Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson surprise

Gordon Lightfoot celebrated in tribute concert with Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson surprise

TORONTO — Gordon Lightfoot's legacy was ringing through the rafters at Massey Hall as old friends, close family and a generation of young talent united to pay tribute to the Canadian troubadour.
Right whale sighting leads to closure of lobster fishing area off northeastern N.B.

Right whale sighting leads to closure of lobster fishing area off northeastern N.B.

MISCOU, N.B. — Federal Fisheries Minister Diane Lebouthillier met with the lobster industry on Thursday after the government closed a fishing area off northeastern New Brunswick at the height of the season.
Gildan CEO, board resign ahead of shareholder vote, paving way for ex-CEO's return

Gildan CEO, board resign ahead of shareholder vote, paving way for ex-CEO's return

The CEO and board of directors at Gildan Activewear Inc. have resigned ahead of the company's annual meeting on Tuesday, paving the way for the company's co-founder to return as chief executive.
Hackers release corporate data stolen from London Drugs, company says

Hackers release corporate data stolen from London Drugs, company says

RICHMOND, B.C. — Retailer London Drugs says cybercriminals who stole files from its corporate head office last month have released some of the data after it refused to pay a ransom. The Richmond, B.C.
B.C. rental housing plan includes 670 below-market rental units in Metro Vancouver

B.C. rental housing plan includes 670 below-market rental units in Metro Vancouver

VANCOUVER — The second phase of a homebuilding partnership between the province and Metro Vancouver will deliver up to 670 below-market rental units in four separate urban areas, Premier David Eby said Thursday.
CBC launching 14 new free streaming channels for local news across Canada

CBC launching 14 new free streaming channels for local news across Canada

TORONTO — CBC is launching 14 free ad-supported streaming channels dedicated to local news across Canada in an effort to attract younger audiences who don't have the "traditional habits" of linear news consumers.
Manitoba government plans new rules for rent increases and incentives for new housing

Manitoba government plans new rules for rent increases and incentives for new housing

WINNIPEG — Some Manitoba landlords may have a harder time raising rents above inflation and could be ordered to phase-in increases over years if a bill introduced Thursday by the Manitoba government becomes law.
Dave Chappelle says there's a 'genocide' in the Gaza Strip as Israel-Hamas war rages on there

Dave Chappelle says there's a 'genocide' in the Gaza Strip as Israel-Hamas war rages on there

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — American comedian Dave Chappelle said Thursday a “genocide” is striking the Gaza Strip amid the Israel-Hamas war to cheers during his performance in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, while urging American
Allan Hawco, Snotty Nose Rez Kids among familiar names behind upcoming CBC lineup

Allan Hawco, Snotty Nose Rez Kids among familiar names behind upcoming CBC lineup

TORONTO — CBCs upcoming scripted lineup showcases diversity and familiar faces, with Indigenous hip-hop duo Snotty Nose Rez Kids, writer-actor Allan Hawco and comedy collaborators Jennifer Whalen and Meredith MacNeill debuting new series.
Government sues Ticketmaster owner and asks court to break up company's monopoly on live events

Government sues Ticketmaster owner and asks court to break up company's monopoly on live events

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department sued Ticketmaster and its parent company Thursday, accusing them of running an illegal monopoly over live events in America and asking a court to break up the system that squelches competition and drives up pr