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Slow-burning, independent Canadian horror film yields international success

Slow-burning, independent Canadian horror film yields international success

EDMONTON — The immersive, slow-burn experience viewers get from "Skinamarink" is the antithesis of seconds-long videos seen on TikTok, a platform that helped create buzz for the low-budget Canadian horror film months before its release.
Elton John concert canceled due to wild New Zealand weather

Elton John concert canceled due to wild New Zealand weather

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Torrential rain and wild weather in Auckland on Friday caused disruptions throughout the city and an Elton John concert to be canceled just before it was due to start.
Latest Canfor restructuring affects nearly 500 mill workers in northern B.C.

Latest Canfor restructuring affects nearly 500 mill workers in northern B.C.

VANCOUVER — Canfor Corporation says as many as 157 employees face layoffs in one northern British Columbia town, but the company says it's too early to estimate job losses in a second community as the forest products firm restructures its B.C.
Chorus of support has Vancouver folk fest board reviewing cancellation, letter says

Chorus of support has Vancouver folk fest board reviewing cancellation, letter says

VANCOUVER — A groundswell of support for the Vancouver Folk Music Festival has its board of directors rethinking plans to cancel this year's event and dissolve the society.
Noah Cowan, former co-director of the Toronto International Film Festival, dead at 55

Noah Cowan, former co-director of the Toronto International Film Festival, dead at 55

TORONTO — Noah Cowan, former co-director of the Toronto International Film Festival, has died at the age of 55. Cowan's publicist said he was diagnosed with glioblastoma in December 2021 and died Wednesday in Los Angeles.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,700.50, up 100.90 points): Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up $1.74, or 3.92 per cent, to $46.09 on 13.9 million shares.
Court orders Detroit museum to hold onto disputed van Gogh

Court orders Detroit museum to hold onto disputed van Gogh

DETROIT (AP) — A federal appeals court has ordered a Detroit museum to hold onto an 1888 painting by Vincent van Gogh amid a Brazilian collector's dispute with the museum over the painting. Wednesday's order from the 6th U.S.
S&P/TSX composite closes up along with U.S. markets after economic report

S&P/TSX composite closes up along with U.S. markets after economic report

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index made a turnaround from early losses to end up Thursday along with U.S. markets as data showed continued resilience in the U.S. economy.
As the BoC takes a pause from interest rate hikes, all eyes are on the labour market

As the BoC takes a pause from interest rate hikes, all eyes are on the labour market

OTTAWA — After a series of historic interest rate hikes, economists are left wondering whether job losses are next. High interest rates cause businesses and consumers to pull back on spending.
Rent prices grew at record pace in 2022 as Canada saw lowest vacancy rate in decades

Rent prices grew at record pace in 2022 as Canada saw lowest vacancy rate in decades

TORONTO — Rent prices in Canada grew at a record pace last year as the country saw the lowest vacancy rate since 2001, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. said.
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