Cirque du Soleil agrees to ‘stalking horse’ takeover bid from lenders worth $375M

Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group said on Thursday it reached a new purchase agreement with its…

June was the worst month for overdose deaths in B.C. history

For the second consecutive month, a record number of deaths due to illicit drugs has been reported…

After unusual start to off-season, Canadian Alpine skiers prepare to return to slopes

The Alpine skiing season was largely unaffected by coronavirus. The women’s World Cup tour was halted…

U.S. sanctions companies linked to businessman close to Putin

The Trump administration has imposed sanctions on companies connected to a Russian businessman who is close…

Biden, Obama, tech moguls’ Twitter accounts hacked in apparent bitcoin scam

A series of high-profile Twitter accounts were hijacked on Wednesday, with some of the platform’s top…

Ethiopia begins filling Nile dam after Grand Renaissance talks with Egypt and Sudan stall

Ethiopia has started filling the Grand Renaissance dam, a giant hydroelectric project it is building on…

Interest rates will stay low as Canada faces ‘long climb out’ of COVID-19 hole, central bank says

Canada’s central bank opted to keep its benchmark interest rate right where it was on Wednesday,…

Coronavirus: What’s happening around the world on Wednesday

The latest: Canada-U.S. border closure extended into August, officials say. U.K. health minister says government will…

WestJet increases service for August, but remains far below level from a year ago

WestJet plans to restart non-stop flights from Calgary to London and Paris next month as it…