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UN: Obesity levels in Europe at 'epidemic proportions'

UN: Obesity levels in Europe at 'epidemic proportions'

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says the rates of people who are obese and overweight in Europe have hit “epidemic proportions," with nearly 60% of adults and a third of children in one of those categories.
Review: 'Doctor Strange 2’ gets weirder, scarier, messier

Review: 'Doctor Strange 2’ gets weirder, scarier, messier

Once a superhero franchise goes multiverse, it’s hard to go back.
Sunflowers: Popular, native and, for some, newly meaningful

Sunflowers: Popular, native and, for some, newly meaningful

The annual sunflower (Helianthus annus) has a long history in North America, with evidence of its cultivation for food, ceremonial and medical use by Native Americans dating back to at least 1,000 B.C.
Review: In 'Happening,' a riveting abortion drama

Review: In 'Happening,' a riveting abortion drama

“Happening,” Audrey Diwan's Golden Lion-winner at last year's Venice Film Festival , is set in 1963 France but the period detail isn't prominent.
Cannabis company Choom obtains creditor protection, interim financing from Aurora

Cannabis company Choom obtains creditor protection, interim financing from Aurora

VANCOUVER — Choom Holdings Inc. and some of its subsidiaries have obtained creditor protection from the Supreme Court of British Columbia and interim financing from Aurora Cannabis Inc.
Employers post record 11.5 million job openings in March

Employers post record 11.5 million job openings in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — Employers posted a record 11.5 million job openings in March, meaning the United States now has an unprecedented two job openings for every person who is unemployed.
Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says April home sales down

Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says April home sales down

VANCOUVER — The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says home sales in the region fell in April and returned to more historically typical levels for the month.
Powerful French abortion drama ‘Happening’ lands in US

Powerful French abortion drama ‘Happening’ lands in US

It’s 1963 in France and Anne is an ambitious, 23-year-old college student who becomes pregnant. She doesn't want to be. She's not ready to be a mother. But abortion isn’t legal in the country and won’t be for another 12 years.
Calfrac Well Services reports Q1 loss, revenue up 38 per cent from year ago

Calfrac Well Services reports Q1 loss, revenue up 38 per cent from year ago

CALGARY — Calfrac Well Services Ltd. reported a first-quarter loss of $21.5 million compared with a loss of $22.4 million in the same quarter last year, as its revenue rose 38 per cent.
Instacart adds Metro and Giant Tiger to app as it aims to spur easing pandemic demand

Instacart adds Metro and Giant Tiger to app as it aims to spur easing pandemic demand

Grocery delivery startup Instacart is adding more Canadian stores to its app as it expands despite mounting competition, rising inflation and easing demand.