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  • International Star You Should Know: Allie X

    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...
  • Technicolor to buy Mr. X

    Technicolor to buy Mr. X
    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.” The...
  • Toronto's world stage is packed for summertime visitors

    Toronto's world stage is packed for summertime visitors
    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'...
  • Driving while pregnant: Car crash risk spikes 42% in second trimester

    Driving while pregnant: Car crash risk spikes 42% in second trimester
    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...
  • Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76; boxer wrongly imprisoned 19 years

    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...
  • Time for a Toronto, the whiskey-based cocktail

    Time for a Toronto, the whiskey-based cocktail
    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...
  • Shermin Nahid Kruse on 'Butterfly Stitching'

    Shermin Nahid Kruse on 'Butterfly Stitching'
    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...
  • Watch an expert teach a smug U.S. senator about Canadian healthcare

    Watch an expert teach a smug U.S. senator about Canadian healthcare
    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...
  • Double shots of hard rock mayhem served in Virginia Beach: Nine Inch Nails-Soundgarden and Kiss-Def Leppard

    Double shots of hard rock mayhem served in Virginia Beach: Nine Inch Nails-Soundgarden and Kiss-Def Leppard
    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...
  • Toronto-based Blue Ice Group and KinoSmith Launch Doc Shingle

    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...
  • News Corp. will buy Canadian romance publisher Harlequin

    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...