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Efficacy figures of COVID-19 vaccines don't tell the whole story: experts

Efficacy figures of COVID-19 vaccines don't tell the whole story: experts

Health experts are concerned the general public may be focusing on the wrong figures when analyzing the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines.
Unifor's Dias says Air Canada holding to refund pledge as aid negotiations drag on

Unifor's Dias says Air Canada holding to refund pledge as aid negotiations drag on

OTTAWA — Unifor president Jerry Dias says Air Canada continues to promise refunds for passengers whose flights were cancelled during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CRTC says cancellation fee protections apply to three-year device plans

CRTC says cancellation fee protections apply to three-year device plans

GATINEAU, Que. — The CRTC says that consumers with smartphone-financing plans of three years or longer will be protected by a policy that caps cancellation fees.
Boston Marathon plan to hand out 70,000 medals roils runners

Boston Marathon plan to hand out 70,000 medals roils runners

BOSTON — Distance running, traditionally one of the world's most genteel sports, has been roiled by an ugly mid-pandemic squabble over who should get a shot at a coveted Boston Marathon medal.
Friends of Jahmil French say he was a gifted 'true artist' who 'wanted to be great'

Friends of Jahmil French say he was a gifted 'true artist' who 'wanted to be great'

TORONTO — About 13 years ago, screen acting coach Dean Armstrong got a phone call from a prominent talent agent asking him for a favour.
Heart problems may be rare in pro athletes after COVID-19

Heart problems may be rare in pro athletes after COVID-19

Heart inflammation is uncommon in pro athletes who’ve had mostly mild COVID-19 and most don’t need to be sidelined, a study conducted by major professional sports leagues suggests.
Square, Inc. to buy majority of Tidal and put Jay-Z on board

Square, Inc. to buy majority of Tidal and put Jay-Z on board

SAN FRANCISCO — Financial technology company Square, Inc. said Thursday that it has reached an agreement to acquire majority ownership of Tidal, the music streaming service partly owned by Jay-Z.
GM looking to build 2nd US battery factory, Tennessee likely

GM looking to build 2nd US battery factory, Tennessee likely

DETROIT — General Motors says it's looking for a site to build a second U.S. battery factory with joint venture partner LG Chem of Korea.
UK competition watchdog investigates Apple's App Store

UK competition watchdog investigates Apple's App Store

LONDON — U.K. authorities have launched an investigation into Apple's App Store over concerns it has a dominant role that stifles competition and hurts consumers.
Tonywatch: Aaron Tveit rides a roller coaster of a year

Tonywatch: Aaron Tveit rides a roller coaster of a year

NEW YORK — Even in a crazy year with so many ups and downs, consider the last 12 months of Aaron Tveit. The Broadway star was wowing fans in “Moulin Rouge! The Musical” when it was suddenly shuttered by the coronavirus.