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Paris Fashion Week prepares for Balmain fashion festival

Paris Fashion Week prepares for Balmain fashion festival

PARIS (AP) — Paris Fashion Week roared into full gear Wednesday with atmospherics and palpable anticipation of Balmain’s evening fashion festival spectacular — a star-studded charity concert featuring the latest fashions, members of the public and se
Enbridge sells minority stake in seven pipelines to Indigenous communities

Enbridge sells minority stake in seven pipelines to Indigenous communities

CALGARY — Enbridge Inc. has signed a deal to sell a minority stake in seven pipelines in the Athabasca region of northern Alberta to a group of 23 First Nation and Métis communities for $1.12 billion.
Struggling Canadian theatre companies boosted by $15-million Slaight donation

Struggling Canadian theatre companies boosted by $15-million Slaight donation

Theatre companies struggling to fill vacant seats say they hope a newly announced multimillion-dollar donation to key players in the sector will give them the boost they need.
Inflation, strong U.S. dollar will weigh on snowbirds' plans, experts say

Inflation, strong U.S. dollar will weigh on snowbirds' plans, experts say

High inflation and a strong U.S. dollar will weigh heavily on Canadian snowbirds this winter, experts say.
S&P/TSX composite up more than 200 points as oil tops US$80 a barrel

S&P/TSX composite up more than 200 points as oil tops US$80 a barrel

TORONTO — Gains in the energy sector as the price of oil rose to top US$80 a barrel helped Canada's main stock index climb more than 200 points in late-morning trading, while U.S. stock markets also traded higher.
French Senate report denounces sexual abuse in porn industry

French Senate report denounces sexual abuse in porn industry

PARIS (AP) — Sexual and physical abuse in France's porn industry is “systemic” and lawmakers should better regulate the production of videos and protect children who are “heavily exposed” to the content, according to a French Senate report released W
EU plans Russia trade sanctions over 'sham' Ukraine votes

EU plans Russia trade sanctions over 'sham' Ukraine votes

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union countries should impose “biting sanctions” on Russian trade and hit officials responsible for “sham referendums” held in parts of Ukraine as Moscow ramps up the war, senior EU officials said Wednesday.

Toronto-bred ‘Heartland,’ 'Designated Survivor' actor Robert Cormier dead at 33

TORONTO — Robert Cormier, a Toronto-born actor whose credits include “American Gods" and the long-running CBC series “Heartland” has died at age 33. The funeral director at Ridley Funeral Home confirmed the death, but did not reveal a cause.
Katie Couric says she's been treated for breast cancer

Katie Couric says she's been treated for breast cancer

NEW YORK (AP) — Katie Couric said Wednesday that she'd been diagnosed with breast cancer, and underwent surgery and radiation treatment this summer to treat the tumor.
Do the 'Time Warp' again - 'Rocky Horror' show will travel

Do the 'Time Warp' again - 'Rocky Horror' show will travel

NEW YORK (AP) — Grab your toilet paper. Bring a flashlight. Don't forget a newspaper — or your fishnets.