Maple Leafs Foods reports jump in profits for fourth quarter

MISSISSAUGA, ONT.—Maple Leaf Foods (TSX:MFI) said on Wednesday its net income more than doubled in the fourth quarter and that it will allow its largest shareholder hold a larger stake in the company. The Toronto-area food processing company said fourth-quarter net income was $ 76.2 million, or 57 cents per share, up from 24 cents […]

New Research on the Shared Genetics of Autoimmune Disease and Allergies

New Research on the Shared Genetics of Autoimmune Disease and Allergies

In what researchers believe is the largest genome-wide association study ever done on the shared genetics of allergy and autoimmune diseases, scientists have identified genetic variants that influence risk for both conditions. “To our knowledge, no previous study has had sufficient statistical power to systematically explore commonalities in the genetic architecture between allergy and autoimmunity,” […]

NHL trade deadline: Doan, Iginla hope for one more shot at the Cup

Two of the more compelling players who may change addresses before the NHL trade deadline next Wednesday are veteran forwards Shane Doan and Jarome Iginla. Both are eligible to become unrestricted free agents this summer and both are willing to waive their no-trade clauses to chase a Stanley Cup, a trophy that has evaded them […]

What I’m Watching: HBO’s Crashing is Lazyman’s Comedy

The Show:Crashing, Season 1, Episode 4 (HBO) The Moment: The drug deal Pete (Pete Holmes), a meh comedian whose wife just left him, is passing out flyers for a comedy club when a rival comic steals his corner. Detouring down a side street, he interrupts two guys doing a weed deal. “I’m so sorry, I’m […]

Lindsay Lohan can appeal ‘GTA V’ suit

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Feb 16, 2017 , Last Updated: 10:55 PM ET ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state’s highest court has agreed to allow Lindsay Lohan to appeal her lawsuit against the makers of Grand Theft Auto, who the actress says used her likeness in the video game without permission. Lohan’s suit was dismissed last […]

Once Upon A City: Digging our history at the ROM

Looking skyward your eyes feast on 4,000 sheets of imported Venetian glass, cut into more than one million tiny squares. Workers laboured for eight months in 1933 to install the mosaic ceiling for the Royal Ontario Museum’s Rotunda, considered one of the finest architectural spaces in Toronto. It was during this 1933 expansion of the […]