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Air Canada calls on Ottawa to lift hotel quarantine as it prepares for recovery

Air Canada calls on Ottawa to lift hotel quarantine as it prepares for recovery

Air Canada called on Ottawa to ease travel restrictions as the airline, which reported a first-quarter loss of $1.3 billion, plans for its post pandemic recovery. "The current mandatory hotel quarantine for arrivals has proven ineffective.
Lilly Singh's network late-night show to wrap as she turns to new projects

Lilly Singh's network late-night show to wrap as she turns to new projects

Toronto-raised entertainer Lilly Singh's NBC late-night show is coming to a close. The YouTuber whose popularity landed her a network television gig announced on Instagram that "A Little Late with Lilly Singh" will end with its second season.
Amazon Prime Day postponed in Canada amid COVID-19 outbreaks at warehouses

Amazon Prime Day postponed in Canada amid COVID-19 outbreaks at warehouses

Amazon's annual Prime Day marketing event in Canada has been put on hold this year amid ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks at its facilities in Ontario's Peel Region.
After pandemic pullback, DJ Khaled shares his 'light show'

After pandemic pullback, DJ Khaled shares his 'light show'

LOS ANGELES — When it’s time to release one of his maximalist albums, DJ Khaled turns a moment into an event. He posts Instagram videos showing recording sessions, silly dances and praise from the hip-hop and R&B heavyweights who worked with him.
Bosnia Serbs honour controversial Nobel Literature winner

Bosnia Serbs honour controversial Nobel Literature winner

BANJA LUKA, Bosnia — Bosnian Serbs on Friday honoured the controversial 2019 Nobel Literature Prize winner Peter Handke, who is known for his apologist views over Serb war crimes during the 1990s' wars in the Balkans.
TV's growth is a boon for 'diverse voices' among novelists

TV's growth is a boon for 'diverse voices' among novelists

LOS ANGELES — Growing up an avid reader, Kwana Jackson knew where to look for romance novels with Black characters: Segregated in the “African American interest” section where only determined shoppers would find them.
Q&A: Nancy Wilson on Eddie Van Halen and her 1st solo album

Q&A: Nancy Wilson on Eddie Van Halen and her 1st solo album

NEW YORK — When Nancy Wilson befriended Eddie Van Halen, she learned the famed musician never played acoustic guitar. So she gifted him one. Wilson said Van Halen called her the next morning to say he stayed up all night and penned a song with it.

China propels BMW to strong profits, Germany lags

FRANKFURT — Booming sales in China helped propel German luxury carmaker BMW to stronger profits in the first three months of the year even as its home market Germany trailed the ongoing recovery in global car markets from the worst of the pandemic sh
Enbridge CEO warns of 'bad things' for shippers, consumers if Line 5 shut down

Enbridge CEO warns of 'bad things' for shippers, consumers if Line 5 shut down

CALGARY — The CEO of Enbridge Inc. says "bad things" will happen if Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer succeeds in carrying out her order to shut down its Line 5 pipeline through the Great Lakes region next week.
Hydro One reports $268M first-quarter profit, up from $225M a year ago

Hydro One reports $268M first-quarter profit, up from $225M a year ago

TORONTO — Hydro One Ltd. reported its first-quarter profit rose compared with a year ago helped by higher rates and increased demand due to colder weather.