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2021 home sales set new record, tops previous high by 20 per cent: CREA

2021 home sales set new record, tops previous high by 20 per cent: CREA

The Canadian Real Estate Association says annual home sales reached a new high in 2021, eclipsing the previous record set in 2020 by about 20 per cent.
Jeff Goldblum, Kyle MacLachlan bookend Prada menswear show

Jeff Goldblum, Kyle MacLachlan bookend Prada menswear show

MILAN (AP) — Jeff Goldblum infused Milan Fashion Week with some levity on Sunday as he shimmied down the Prada runway in a dark overcoat that cast a dramatic silhouette.

'Scream' scares off 'Spider-Man' with $30.6M debut

NEW YORK (AP) — After a month at no. 1, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” has finally been overtaken at the box office. Paramount Pictures' “Scream” reboot debuted with $30.6 million in ticket sales over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Trucker vaccines: Economists, manufacturers and retailers will be watching for fallout from Ottawa's vaccine mandate for truckers who cross into Canada from the Uni
Onboard vehicle tech becoming a safety issue, advocates say

Onboard vehicle tech becoming a safety issue, advocates say

TORONTO — A driver sitting behind the wheel of a new vehicle could be scrolling through their Spotify app looking for the right album when they get an incoming call or text, only to have a warning bell go off about the outside temperature while their
Mali ex-President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita dies at 76

Mali ex-President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita dies at 76

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, the former president of Mali who took office in a landmark election held after a destabilizing coup only to be ousted in another military takeover nearly seven years later, has died. He was 76.
Microsoft discloses malware attack on Ukraine govt networks

Microsoft discloses malware attack on Ukraine govt networks

BOSTON (AP) — Microsoft said late Saturday that dozens of computer systems at an unspecified number of Ukrainian government agencies have been infected with destructive malware disguised as ransomware, a disclosure suggesting an attention-grabbing de
Fendi leads Milan trends with feminine silhouettes for men

Fendi leads Milan trends with feminine silhouettes for men

MILAN (AP) — Milan menswear designers seem to have decided on the answer, but the question remains: Have the pandemic lockdowns emboldened men to embrace a more feminine silhouette, including skirts, mini-dresses and cape coats? The Milan Fashion Wee
'Chaos and confusion': Government error on trucker vaccine mandate sparks disarray

'Chaos and confusion': Government error on trucker vaccine mandate sparks disarray

MONTREAL — Botched messaging from the federal government is wreaking havoc among the transport community, and could choke already strained supply chains, says the head of a Canadian trucking organization.
B.C. tourism operators, hotels, lodges can apply for COVID-19 grants

B.C. tourism operators, hotels, lodges can apply for COVID-19 grants

VICTORIA — Tourism operators in British Columbia can apply for financial help from a $15-million relief fund to cover some of their losses due to COVID-19. The provincial government says B.C.