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Safety is the new hospitality: A guide to summer travel during COVID-19

Safety is the new hospitality: A guide to summer travel during COVID-19

After a dreary winter and months of sheltering in place, many Canadians may be keen to skip town and get away from it all this summer. Unfortunately, there's no getting away from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Milton Glaser, designer of 'I Love NY' logo, dies at 91

Milton Glaser, designer of 'I Love NY' logo, dies at 91

NEW YORK — Milton Glaser, the groundbreaking graphic designer who adorned Bob Dylan’s silhouette with psychedelic hair and summed up the feelings for his native New York with “I (HEART) NY,” died Friday, his 91st birthday.

Charles Webb, author of 'The Graduate,' dies in England

Charles Webb, a lifelong non-conformist whose debut novel “The Graduate” was a deadpan satire of his college education and wealthy background adapted into the classic film of the same name, has died. He was 81.
Toronto comedian Brandon Ash-Mohammed on racism in Canada's standup scene

Toronto comedian Brandon Ash-Mohammed on racism in Canada's standup scene

Toronto comedian Brandon Ash-Mohammed is speaking out against the racism and homophobia he experienced in the Canadian comedy scene. The Trinidadian-Canadian standup comic will host Toronto's Virtual Pride Parade on Sunday.
A look at COVID-19 travel restrictions in each province and territory

A look at COVID-19 travel restrictions in each province and territory

If you're looking to explore Canada this summer, you'll first have to navigate the fluctuating patchwork of travel restrictions aimed at preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus throughout the country.
Hard-hit tribe takes strict steps as virus surges in Arizona

Hard-hit tribe takes strict steps as virus surges in Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — People in the deserts of Arizona flee to the White Mountains when the triple-digit heat is too much to bear, cooling off in the forest a few hours away.

Elsie moooves on: Borden dairy sold to private equity firms

Elsie the cow has a new home. Borden dairy, which filed for bankruptcy protection in January, has been sold to two private equity firms. Dallas-based Borden said Friday it was sold for about $340 million to Capitol Peak Partners and KKR.
St. Louis rapper Huey killed in shooting in Missouri

St. Louis rapper Huey killed in shooting in Missouri

KINLOCH, Mo. — A St. Louis rapper who went by the stage name Huey was killed in a shooting that also wounded another man, authorities say. St. Louis County police said in a news release that the shooting happened just before 11 p.m.
Q-and-A: Juno Awards head Allan Reid on celebrating Canadian music in a pandemic

Q-and-A: Juno Awards head Allan Reid on celebrating Canadian music in a pandemic

TORONTO — A stripped-back presentation of the 2020 Juno Awards on Monday will toast the Canadian music scene, and the show's head organizer hopes it'll mark a bright moment for an industry hit hard by COVID-19.
Q&A: Lil Yachty on music, inclusion, Drake and trust issues

Q&A: Lil Yachty on music, inclusion, Drake and trust issues

NEW YORK — If it weren’t for Grammy-winning rapper Young Thug, Lil Yachty’s latest album might be filled with slow, melodic love songs, the opposite of what fans received last month. “I played it for Young Thug. He was like, ‘Nah.