What should the kids see these school holidays?

Video Image Lily James and Richard Madden were bringing their fairy-tale charm to the AOL Studios to discuss their new live action Disney remake of Cinderella. 25-year-old beauty Lily looked every inch the leading ladies as she took to the stage to talk about her first major Hollywood role as Cinderella in the reimagining of […]

This Bond girl wants to kick butt

Video Image Official Teaser Trailer of the newest James Bond instalment SPECTRE. Courtesy Sony Pictures Australia. Tough chick … Mexican actor Stephanie Sigman packs some punch. Picture: AFP PHOTO/ALFREDO ESTRELLAS Source: AFP MEXICO’S first Bond girl — Stephanie Sigman — doesn’t get to kick 007’s arse in Spectre. But she thinks she could. “I have […]

Is James Bond heading Down Under?

Video Image Fans have been given the first look at the new James Bond film Spectre in a teaser trailer released online. crew members work on the James Bond film Spectre in Mexico City. Source: AP SIBERIA, Azerbaijan, the Atacama Desert – 007 has travelled to dozens and dozens of exotic places. But he has […]

Cruise throws ‘tantrum’ over stunts

Video Image Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate – an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF. This is the first trailer for ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’ in HD. What makes Tom Cruise throw a tantrum? Source: Getty Images IN […]

Future Shop a thing of the past: Some stores to rebrand as Best Buy

Dozens of Future Shop stores have been closed across Canada, its parent company Best Buy Canada Ltd. announced Saturday – a move that shocked workers. The company said it was shutting down 66 Future Shop stores effective immediately. Meanwhile, another 65 stores will be closed for a week while they are converted to Best Buy stores. […]

Alberta’s new Wildrose leader ‘doesn’t believe in crossing floors’

It is the first day in power for the new leader of Alberta’s Official Opposition party and Brian Jean is primed for a fight, taking a hard jab at former leader Danielle Smith. Jean, a former member of Stephen Harper’s Conservative caucus defeated two challengers to become the leader of the Wildrose Party last night in Calgary. Brian […]

Website lets users put money down on their own weight loss

Losing weight is going competitive as a new website uses people’s urge to make money as an incentive to shed pounds. DietBet is a New York City-based website that launched in 2013. It allows users to put money on the line that they can win back if they lose a certain percentage of their body weight […]

Ken Dryden’s futuristic classroom a cross-Canada experiment

Ken Dryden sits in a classroom at McGill University in Montreal ready to talk to students about the future. His face beams into four other classrooms across the country. “Ryerson, can you hear me?” he asks. Students at the Toronto-based university give the large-screen television with Dryden’s face the thumbs up. The former politician and […]

For 1st time, more people died than were born in New Brunswick last year

The pending closure of the only school in Coles Island, New Brunswick is just the latest example of how an aging population and outmigration are impacting rural communities across Canada. According to the latest figures from Statistics Canada, more people died than were born last year in New Brunswick for the first time. Atlantic Canada […]

Air Canada flight AC624: Hard landing or crash landing?

People who thought they might die as Air Canada flight AC624 slid along a Halifax runway Sunday might be forgiven for objecting when they hear the incident described as a “hard landing,” but a retired military pilot says that’s the correct term. At least 25 passengers were taken to hospital after the Airbus 320 slid off the […]

‘You’re thinking this is it. This is the end': Air Canada passenger

Here’s what some of the 133 passengers on Air Canada flight 624 said after the plane crashed at Halifax early Sunday. LIVE BLOG: Air Canada 624 crash landing in Halifax Karim Marzouk: “Heads were down. It was the force you’d expect during a roller coaster, something you’re total incapable of controlling. You’re just being thrown around.” ‘We didn’t […]

Target speeds up its Canadian exit, plans to shutter all stores by mid-April

Target Corp. is planning to close all of its Canadian stores even faster than originally planned. A court-appointed monitor overseeing the windup of the Target Canada stores says all 133 locations across the country will be permanently shut down by “as early as mid-April,” which is about a month ahead of schedule. Some locations have […]