| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
TORONTO ROOTS: Born Alexandra Hughes, the singer toiled away in numerous Toronto bands before moving to Los Angeles for a songwriter gig last summer. While writing tracks with fellow Canadians Cirkut and Billboard, partners of Dr. Luke, who have crafted...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Technicolor, the French post-production and media company, said it is acquiring Mr. X, a Canadian visual effects business known for its work on such TV shows as History’s “Vikings” and Showtime’s “Penny Dreadful.”
| Jun 19, 2014
| 3:08 PM
A series of occasional articles exploring destinations that are easily reached via nonstop flights from Baltimore.
Summer is here, and you're ready to get away and play. But where can you go that's intriguing and exotic, yet close enough that you don'...
| May 12, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Pregnancy is not without health risks, and now researchers from Canada have identified a new one: serious car crashes.
During the second trimester of pregnancy, a woman’s odds of being behind the wheel in a multi-vehicle accident that was bad...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 7:55 PM
When Rubin "Hurricane" Carter was at his best as a boxer, it would have been impossible to foresee Nelson Mandela or Bob Dylan doing him any favors.
With his fearsome, drop-dead glare, precisely cut goatee and glistening, shaved head, Carter was violent...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 12:49 PM
Cocktail preferences can be very personal. Some folks like their booze served fizzy and fruity, a tall ade to refresh and wash away the day. Others prefer a stiff drink, one that tastes of hooch and means business.
The trend of late among...
| May 23, 2014
| 9:04 AM
As Shermin Nahid Kruse awaited the recent release of her first novel, "Butterfly Stitching," she said she felt akin to a chef who's eager to see if her guests like the meal she has cooked for them.
"You don't want to eat (this meal) by yourself," she...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:50 AM
A U.S. politician's I-don't-need-no-stinkin'-facts approach to health policy ran smack into some of those troublesome facts Tuesday at a Senate hearing on single-payer healthcare, as it's practiced in Canada and several other countries.
The countries in...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Folks over at Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach are having a metallic Monday. A pair of shows announced today both feature two legendarily loud acts. Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden will blast Aug. 5 while Kiss and Def Leppard will strut...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 9:30 PM
Toronto-based companies Blue Ice Group and KinoSmith have inked a deal to create Blue Ice Docs, a full-service distribution company that will fund and acquire non-fiction Canadian and international films it was announced Monday at the Hot Docs Film...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Rupert Murdoch still believes in romance.
The billionaire press baron's publishing company, News Corp., said Friday that it has agreed to purchase Harlequin Enterprises from Canada's Torstar Corp. for about $415 million in cash.
The world's leading...