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Wattpad eyes more book adaptations after "The Kissing Booth" success

Wattpad eyes more book adaptations after "The Kissing Booth" success

Netflix's "The Kissing Booth" may have an approval rating of under 20 per cent from critics on Rotten Tomatoes, but it's still one of the most popular movies in the world right now.
Chinese startup electric automaker picks BlackBerry for key software licences

Chinese startup electric automaker picks BlackBerry for key software licences

WATERLOO, Ont. — A Chinese automaker that wants to bring out a line of electric cars with some self-driving capabilities has selected BlackBerry Ltd. to provide software designed to ensure critical systems can run safely at all times.
China says US swinging 'big stick' of unfair trade tactics

China says US swinging 'big stick' of unfair trade tactics

BEIJING — China on Thursday accused the United States of using bullying tactics and blackmail in threatening to impose tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of Chinese imports, ramping up criticism that the measures levied in the name of balanci
Instagram unveils new video service in challenge to YouTube

Instagram unveils new video service in challenge to YouTube

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook's Instagram service is loosening its restraints on video in an attempt to lure younger viewers away from YouTube when they're looking for something to watch on their smartphones.
Irene Gentle named editor at the Toronto Star, first woman to hold the title

Irene Gentle named editor at the Toronto Star, first woman to hold the title

TORONTO — The Toronto Star has named Irene Gentle as its new editor, the first woman to hold the job. Gentle replaces Michael Cooke, who announced earlier this year that he would be retiring in June.
What to know about owning a cottage with friends or family

What to know about owning a cottage with friends or family

Mike Potvin's father died in May 2016 and left the family cottage near Ontario's Kawartha Lakes to his wife and four sons.
Statistics Canada reports wholesale sales up 0.1 per cent in April

Statistics Canada reports wholesale sales up 0.1 per cent in April

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says wholesale sales gained 0.1 per cent to $63.1 billion in April.
Brookfield bids for Aussie retirement community company Gateway Lifestyle

Brookfield bids for Aussie retirement community company Gateway Lifestyle

TORONTO — Brookfield Property Group has made a non-binding takeover offer for Gateway Lifestyle worth the equivalent of C$686 million, topping a rival bid for the Australian firm last week. The arm of Brookfield Asset Management Inc.

Days after buying Time Warner, AT&T launches new TV service

NEW YORK — AT&T is launching a new streaming service incorporating television networks from the Time Warner company it just bought.
Norwegian Air to launch Canadian service this fall to Caribbean, Dublin in March

Norwegian Air to launch Canadian service this fall to Caribbean, Dublin in March

MONTREAL — One of the world's fastest-growing airlines is spreading its wings to Canada this fall as Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA enters the country's increasingly crowded travel market.