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Guy Laliberte wants to buy back Cirque du soleil, keep headquarters in Montreal

Guy Laliberte wants to buy back Cirque du soleil, keep headquarters in Montreal

MONTREAL — Cirque du soleil founder Guy Laliberte says he wants to buy back the internationally celebrated circus company he created more than 35 years ago.

Black Crowes, the Trews among artists in Budweiser Stage at Home TV concerts

TORONTO — Live Nation Canada and Budweiser are launching a weekly, one-hour concert TV series starting this weekend. "Budweiser Stage at Home" will premiere Saturday on Citytv and Citytv.com, with performances by the Black Crowes with the Trews.
Liz Weston: Find free, solid money advice in uncertain times

Liz Weston: Find free, solid money advice in uncertain times

If you have money questions — and who among us doesn’t right now? — there are plenty of people willing to offer advice: friends, relatives and random strangers on the internet.
Author Murakami DJs 'Stay Home' radio show to lift spirits

Author Murakami DJs 'Stay Home' radio show to lift spirits

TOKYO — Acclaimed Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami, hosting a special radio show from home, painted a brighter side of the world with his favourite music, and said the fight against the coronavirus is a challenge in figuring out ways to help and car
Reruns of religious dramas comfort Indians in dire times

Reruns of religious dramas comfort Indians in dire times

GURUGRAM, India — Staying home under lockdown as they wait for the worst of the coronavirus pandemic to pass, millions of Indians are turning to their gods. Not in prayer rooms, but on TV.

Japanese pro-wrestler in popular reality show dies at 22

TOKYO — Hana Kimura, a Japanese pro-wrestler who appeared in the latest series of the popular reality show “Terrace House,” has died. She was 22. Her organization Stardom Wrestling confirmed Kimura's death on Saturday.

Answering some of the frequently asked questions about COVID-19

With COVID-19 now affecting the lives of Canadians on so many levels, people across the country are seeking answers to numerous important questions they have about the novel coronavirus. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions.
Science summary: A look at novel coronavirus research around the globe

Science summary: A look at novel coronavirus research around the globe

Thousands of scientists around the world are working on problems raised by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Youth sports coalition seeks federal aid due to COVID-19

Youth sports coalition seeks federal aid due to COVID-19

CHICAGO — It started when a handful of organizations got together to discuss the effect of the COVID-19 shutdown on youth sports. The small conversation quickly turned into 600-some groups.

Kirk 2.0: Capt. Pike of new ‘Star Trek’ a welcome new icon

In the beginning, in the "Star Trek” universe, there was only Captain Kirk. At least to the general public. When the Starship Enterprise first whooshed across American television screens on Sept. 8, 1966, William Shatner’s James T.