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Rapper's rowdy past raises red flags in Astroworld lawsuits

Rapper's rowdy past raises red flags in Astroworld lawsuits

Lawsuits are piling up less than a week after the deadly crowd crush at the Astroworld concert, and legal experts say the risk is mounting that juries could decide against rapper Travis Scott and the companies behind the tragic event in Houston.
Crowd surge wasn't mentioned in Astroworld operational plan

Crowd surge wasn't mentioned in Astroworld operational plan

HOUSTON (AP) — Emergency plans for the Astroworld music festival did not include protocols for dangerous crowd surges like the one that unfolded during a rush to see headliner Travis Scott, which left eight people dead and injured hundreds of others,
Online sales push Indigo revenues to $238.8 million in Q2, above pre-pandemic levels

Online sales push Indigo revenues to $238.8 million in Q2, above pre-pandemic levels

TORONTO — Books and lifestyle retailer Indigo Books and Music Inc. says a surge in online purchases helped revenues to surpass pre-pandemic levels in its latest quarter. The Toronto-based company says revenues for the three months ended Oct.
Aurora focuses on premium products as it reports $11.9 million loss in first quarter

Aurora focuses on premium products as it reports $11.9 million loss in first quarter

Aurora Cannabis Inc. will double down on premium products after reporting a $11.9 million loss in its most recent quarter.
Acquisitions drive WSP Global to 33% increase in Q3 profits, beating expectations

Acquisitions drive WSP Global to 33% increase in Q3 profits, beating expectations

MONTRÉAL, France — WSP Global Inc. beat expectations as its net profit increased 33 per cent in its latest quarter as acquisitions helped to boost revenues.
Dean Stockwell of 'Quantum Leap,' 'Blue Velvet' dies at 85

Dean Stockwell of 'Quantum Leap,' 'Blue Velvet' dies at 85

NEW YORK (AP) — Dean Stockwell, a top Hollywood child actor who gained new success in middle age in the sci-fi series “Quantum Leap” and in a string of indelible performances in film, including David Lynch's “Blue Velvet,” Wim Wenders' “Paris, Texas”

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,594.52, up 37.98 points.) Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down seven cents, or 0.13 per cent, to $52.62 on 29.6 million shares.
Canadian stock market continues to climb while U.S. markets fall from record highs

Canadian stock market continues to climb while U.S. markets fall from record highs

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index rebounded from early losses to climb yet again while U.S. markets dipped from record highs. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 37.98 points to a record 21,594.52.
Air Canada to review French policies as CEO begins private instruction

Air Canada to review French policies as CEO begins private instruction

MONTREAL — It's back-to-school season for Air Canada's CEO.
No joke: Comedians, cannabis companies push pot legalization

No joke: Comedians, cannabis companies push pot legalization

NEW YORK (AP) — Big cannabis companies are backing a new, celebrity-infused campaign to enlist marijuana users to pressure members of Congress to legalize pot nationwide.