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23-year-old new mom attempts to become 1st woman to win gender-neutral title in ACL cornhole event

23-year-old new mom attempts to become 1st woman to win gender-neutral title in ACL cornhole event

The recreational game of cornhole wouldn’t seem to have any characteristics that would give men an inherent advantage. Yet no woman ever has won a championship in the nine-year-old American Cornhole League’s gender-neutral pro singles division.
Judge orders Quebec to pay over $144M to taxi permit holders for abolishing permits

Judge orders Quebec to pay over $144M to taxi permit holders for abolishing permits

MONTREAL — A Superior Court judge has ordered the Quebec government to pay more than $144 million to several thousand former taxi permit holders in the province.
Shiny monolith removed from mountains outside Las Vegas. How it got there still is a mystery

Shiny monolith removed from mountains outside Las Vegas. How it got there still is a mystery

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A strange monolith found jutting out of the rocks in a remote mountain range near Las Vegas has been taken down by authorities. How it got there is still unsolved.
Obesity drug used in Mounjaro and Zepbound may help treat dangerous sleep apnea

Obesity drug used in Mounjaro and Zepbound may help treat dangerous sleep apnea

A popular obesity drug may help treat a dangerous disorder in which people struggle to breathe while they sleep, a new study finds.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,554.86, down 26.49 points): Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE). Energy. Down 17 cents, or 0.7 per cent, to $25.58 on 46.8 million shares.
Sutherland, a devout patriot, said Canada can't "become a clone" of another country

Sutherland, a devout patriot, said Canada can't "become a clone" of another country

Donald Sutherland's cinematic journey took him around the globe, but his heartstrings were always tied to Canada.
FDA OKs first menthol e-cigarettes, citing potential to help adult smokers

FDA OKs first menthol e-cigarettes, citing potential to help adult smokers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Friday authorized the first menthol-flavored electronic cigarettes for adult smokers, acknowledging that vaping flavors can reduce the harms of traditional tobacco smoking.
Calgary mayor wants wide survey of water lines after catastrophic break

Calgary mayor wants wide survey of water lines after catastrophic break

CALGARY — Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek has promised a wide-ranging examination of the city's underground infrastructure as it enters its third week of water use restrictions after a catastrophic pipeline break.
B.C. launches class-action lawsuit against makers of 'forever chemicals'

B.C. launches class-action lawsuit against makers of 'forever chemicals'

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government has filed a class-action lawsuit against manufacturers of so-called "forever chemicals," involved in what it calls widespread contamination of drinking-water systems.
S&P/TSX composite index closes down, U.S. markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite index closes down, U.S. markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed lower Friday, weighed down by losses in base metal stocks, while U.S. stock markets were mixed.