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Valentino creates a ravishing universe at Paris Fashion Week show; Sharapova applauds sportswear

PARIS — The sky was the limit for Karl Lagerfeld, who re-created an entire airport under Paris’ Grand Palais in Chanel’s blockbuster aviation-themed show at… 883 more words


Conservative candidate refers to homosexuality as 'unnatural' and says conversion therapies work

OTTAWA — A Conservative candidate in suburban Toronto is defending therapies that attempt to turn gays straight, having penned an editorial that referred to homosexuality as “unnatural behaviour” and heterosexuals as “normal.” 663 more words


NHL Preview: Despite heavy roster turnover, Chicago Blackhawks still pointing toward a Stanley Cup repeat

CHICAGO — When it was all over — all the days with the Stanley Cup, the trades, the free-agent departures — the core of the Chicago Blackhawks just shrugged and went back to work. 701 more words


Canada squanders 15-point lead in falling to Romania at Rugby World Cup

LEICESTER, England — Romania produced the biggest comeback in Rugby World Cup history to rally from a 15-point deficit and beat Canada 17-15 in a Rugby World Cup Pool D match on Tuesday, clinching the dramatic victory with a nerveless late penalty from centre Florin Vlaicu. 661 more words


Tom Mulcair warns a ‘demographic bomb’ is set to hit Canada’s health-care system

SURREY, B.C. — Canada is ill-prepared for the “demographic bomb” set to hit its health-care system, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair said Tuesday as he highlighted commitments such as a plan to deliver universal prescription drug coverage. 288 more words


Move aside budget travel, meet Chanel's luxury airline at Paris Fashion Week

PARIS — The sky was the limit in Karl Lagerfeld’s aviation-themed Chanel show on Tuesday, which saw an entire airport re-created under the lofty expanse of Paris’ Grand Palais. 275 more words


Portrait exhibit in Gananoque, Ont., depicts cross-section of Canadian life

GANANOQUE, Ont. — The 30 finalists in this year’s Kingston Prize for portrait painting will be exhibited at the Firehall Theatre in Gananoque, Ont., from Oct. 196 more words