Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu has been detained by Beijing police on suspicion of rape, following an accusation the former member of the Korean boy band EXO lured young women into sexual relationships.
With a series of court victories that bring the end to serious legal crises, with a Broadway show beginning and a Cirque du Soleil show returning after a long pandemic pause, Michael Jackson's business is on the upswing 12 years after the pop superstar's death.
One of Hollywood's biggest talent agencies on Friday hit out at the Disney movie studio in an escalating public dispute over claims by Scarlett Johansson that she had lost money over the release of her 'Black Widow' movie.
Experts are warning that there appears to be nowhere left on Earth where astronomers can view the stars and planets without light pollution caused by low orbit satellites.
Park volunteers patrolling a beach in South Carolina on Wednesday stumbled upon an unexpected surprise: a two-headed baby sea turtle.
For the first time, scientists have been able to directly observe light bending from behind a black hole, something that Albert Einstein predicted would be possible under his theory of relativity.
A new study has found differences in which COVID-19 symptoms are experienced shortly after infection based on age and sex.
A Yale study that found that Canadian clinics were faster than the U.S. to provide opioid treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic highlights the ethical tightrope researchers must walk when studying addiction while using deception in their research gathering.
A Thai hospital morgue overwhelmed by COVID-19 deaths has begun storing bodies in refrigerated containers, resorting to a measure it last took in a devastating 2004 tsunami, as the country grapples with its biggest coronavirus outbreak.
The federal government is tapping the brakes on its plans to phase out pandemic aid programs this summer, deciding instead to freeze benefits at current levels and extend help by an extra month beyond the previously planned end date.
An extraordinary set of handwritten notes by Canada's acting defence chief appear to reveal a behind-the-scenes struggle between due process, political optics and support for the complainant after a sexual misconduct allegation emerged against Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin.
Minister of Indigenous Services Marc Miller announced Friday that the federal government has reached an agreement out of court to settle class-action litigation regarding clean drinking water for First Nations communities across Canada.
What should have been a roughly four-hour drive for two retired teachers to their new home in Perth, Ont. has turned into a four-week canoeing adventure.
Samantha Ramsdell of Connecticut is the record holder for the world's largest mouth gape for a female. Her mouth gape measures 6.56 centimetres, or about 2.5 inches.
The 202-year-old Arva Flour Mill just north of London, Ont., which has been in the same family for over a century, is up for sale.
Canada's Andre De Grasse has claimed the bronze medal in the men's 100 metres for the second straight Olympics.
From a record-setting medal for star swimmer Penny Oleksiak to Andre De Grasse running a personal best for bronze in the men's 100 metres, here are five things to know from Sunday, Aug. 1, at the Tokyo Olympics.
The NHL said it will investigate an allegation made by Evander Kane's wife that the San Jose Sharks forward bet on his own games and has intentionally tried to lose for gambling profit.
Canadian companies trying to drum up venture capital during the COVID-19 pandemic raised billions more in the first half of this year than they did in previous years.
This week in Canadian business news, Great-West Lifeco will kick off the major insurers' Q2 earnings on Tuesday, Statistics Canada is scheduled to release its Labour Force Survey for July and BCE Inc. and Magna International Inc. are among the companies holding their Q2 conference calls.
The parent company of Tim Hortons says profits more than doubled in its second quarter as revenues across its brands, including Popeyes and Burger King, jumped a whopping 37 per cent.
British Columbia's highest court has upheld the distracted driving conviction of a man who insisted his cellphone was merely wedged between his thigh and car seat when he was stopped by police.
A Saskatchewan auto repair shop is noticing a troubling trend — more catalytic converters are being stolen out of vehicles.
A number of Canadian provinces are making efforts to ramp up the sale of electric vehicle and Quebec is leading the charge.