Fujifilm finds new niches, record profits amid pandemic

TOKYO (AP) — Scores of Japanese manufacturers less well known than Toyota and Sony are linchpins in world supply chains and innovation. One such company is Fujifilm. It outlived the decline of traditional photography and has logged record profits after diversifying into a wide range of businesses, from drugs and cosmetics to advanced materials, cameras […]

Peel police investigate collision between vehicle and ATV in Brampton

Peel police say they are investigating a collision between a vehicle and an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) in Brampton. Police said they were called at around 8:49 p.m. Monday to the Bovaird Drive East and Airport Road area for a report of a collision. Investigators said the man operating the ATV was transported to the hospital. […]

Man critically injured in industrial accident: Cops

Article content Toronto Police say a man has been hospitalized with life-threatening injuries following an industrial accident in the city’s west end. Police received reports on Monday of three men on a ladder that touched electrical lines in the area of Robina Ave. and St. Clair W. The men reportedly fell to the ground and […]

MLB makes $100M commitment to increase Black participation

DENVER (AP) — Major League Baseball will give at least $100 million over 10 years to the Players Alliance and help raise an additional $50 million aimed at increasing the number of Blacks playing the sport and eventually making the big leagues. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred announced the decision before Monday night’s All-Star Home Run […]

LCBO agency stores reeling from new delivery fee

Article content Four hundred rural and remote LCBO agency stores were served a new $250 delivery fee by The Beer Store on Monday. Article content Dave Bryans, CEO of the Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA), said this charge could force up a store’s expenses by about $13,000 a year. “It takes about $5 million a […]

More than 4,000 officers say goodbye to Det.-Const. Jeffrey Northrup

Article content More than 4,000  police officers from across the country marched in a procession Monday in honour of Det.-Const. Jeffrey Northrup. Article content Northrup, 55, was killed on July 2 while answering a robbery call in the underground parking lot of City Hall when he was struck by a vehicle. A 31-year-old man has […]

Sanders, Biden meet as infrastructure bill swells past $3.5T

WASHINGTON (AP) — Emerging from a private meeting at the White House, Sen. Bernie Sanders said Monday that he and President Joe Biden are on the same page as Democrats draft a “transformative” infrastructure package unleashing more than $3.5 trillion in domestic investments on par with the New Deal of the 1930s. Sanders and Democratic […]

Pizza place owner refuses John A. Macdonald $10 bills

Article content Take that, John A. Macdonald. Article content A Mi’kmaw-owned pizza shop in Nova Scotia recently announced on Facebook that it will no longer accept $10 bills bearing the image of Canada’s first prime minister, after the discovery of hundreds of unmarked graves of children at now-closed residential schools. “As of today, July 1, […]

Lightning kills 18 people taking selfies at watchtower in India

Article content Lightning killed 18 people as they were taking selfies of a storm near a watchtower in Jaipur, India, on Sunday. Article content BBC reported there were 27 people at the top of the 12th-century Amer Fort, a popular tourist attraction, when lightning struck. Some victims lept to the ground, and local law enforcement […]

LILLEY: Most premiers reject domestic vaccine passports, and that’s a good thing

Breadcrumb Trail Links Columnists Canada Author of the article: Brian Lilley Publishing date: Jul 12, 2021  •  9 hours ago  •  3 minute read  •  42 Comments Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks at the annual Premier’s Stampede Breakfast in downtown Calgary on Monday, July 12, 2021. Photo by GAVIN YOUNG /POSTMEDIA NETWORK Article content France will […]