Meghan Markle’s ex developing ‘splitcom’ with royal family ties: report

New Trevor Engelson working with Modern Family producer on sitcom about ex-wife who marries prince By Zulekha Nathoo, CBC News Posted: Sep 23, 2017 6:31 PM ET Last Updated: Sep 23, 2017 6:31 PM ET Meghan Markle, Suits actress and girlfriend of Prince Harry, might have inspired a new sitcom being developed by her ex-husband, a television producer. According to Deadline.com, Trevor ...

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Q&A: How to avoid car dealerships pushing maintenance you don’t need

An undercover Marketplace investigation exposed evidence some dealerships sell unnecessary service and push regular maintenance much sooner than the manufacturer recommends. Following the report, Marketplace host David Common and expert mechanic Mark Whinton participated in a Facebook Live, answering questions from viewers about their vehicles and how to determine what needs doing when at the dealership. Be very suspect if ...

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Pricey even with a contract: Wireless carriers release iPhone 8, iPhone X pricing

Two-year contract will knock a few hundred dollars off the cost of the phone CBC News Posted: Sep 23, 2017 5:33 PM ET Last Updated: Sep 23, 2017 5:33 PM ET Related Stories The first of the new iPhones are now available in Canada and wireless companies have released their pricing.  With a two-year contract at Bell and Rogers, the ...

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Here’s what could happen if North Korea detonated a hydrogen bomb

Razed cities. Loss of life. Contaminated fishing stocks. Crippled satellite networks.  Should the nuclear crisis between the United States and North Korea escalate beyond hurling test missiles and insults like “madman” and “dotard,” the list of possible effects is a long and frightening one. Whether North Korea were to simply test a nuclear warhead or aim one at a target like the U.S. territory of Guam — as leader ...

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‘Full of energy and passion’: Liberal MP Arnold Chan remembered as advocate for Canadians at funeral

Arnold Chan, the Liberal MP for Scarborough-Agincourt, was remembered for his compassion and dedication to politics at a church service in Toronto on Saturday.  Chan died last week of cancer at the age of 50.  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Elizabeth Dowdeswell were among the dignitaries in attendance at Bloor Street United Church.  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pays respects ...

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Trying not to love Nickelback: These superfans don’t believe you hate their favourite band

Based on the tirades of online hate, it’s safe to say many Canadians would cringe at the thought of living their life to a soundtrack of Nickelback songs. The Canadian rock band is so reviled that some researchers have tried to understand the phenomenon through science. But Saskatoon city councillor Troy Davies, who listens to Nickelback daily, doesn’t need science ...

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Colin Firth takes Italian citizenship after Brexit decision

British actor, who is married to Italian environmentalist Livia Giuggioli, calls decision ‘sensible’ The Associated Press Posted: Sep 23, 2017 2:06 PM ET Last Updated: Sep 23, 2017 2:06 PM ET British actor Colin Firth says he has taken Italian citizenship as a “sensible” move amid global political uncertainty. Firth, who is married to environmentalist Livia Giuggioli, says he has ...

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Soul singer Charles Bradley dead at age 68

Breaking His music was frequently sampled by hip hop artists and on TV shows CBC News Posted: Sep 23, 2017 1:35 PM ET Last Updated: Sep 23, 2017 1:35 PM ET Soul singer Charles Bradley has died, according to a tweet from his official account. He was 68. It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of ...

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Chief Canadian NAFTA negotiator not expecting progress on auto content rules

Despite tough talk from the U.S. about the job-killing impact of NAFTA on its automotive sector, Canada’s chief negotiator isn’t expecting to see a detailed American proposal on the matter during the latest round of talks to rewrite the continental trade pact. Rules of origin will be “a subject for discussion but we’re not expecting to see anything radically new ...

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Daddy Yankee’s fans fill 4 trucks of donations for hurricane, earthquake victims

New Raggaeton singer’s plea on social media resulted in avalanche of donated provisions, organized within hours The Associated Press Posted: Sep 23, 2017 11:26 AM ET Last Updated: Sep 23, 2017 11:26 AM ET Related Stories When Daddy Yankee calls, people answer. So when the reggaeton star went on social media to ask fans to help victims of Hurricane Maria ...

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