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Selling your wedding date: How some Toronto couples are trying to recoup thousands of dollars in sunk costs thanks to COVID-19

When Celina Aguirre and Alan Cuthbert cancelled their wedding in early 2021, they had already rebooked their May 30, 2020 celebration for Sept. 11 of this year. About 50 of their guests would have been arriving from Mexico, including Aguirre’s mother. The couple had already… Read More »Selling your wedding date: How some Toronto couples are trying to recoup thousands of dollars in sunk costs thanks to COVID-19

‘Give us a chance to survive’: One of Toronto’s most successful restaurateurs says bars and restaurants have been unfairly singled out

An industry friend posted a video plea this week, with tears pouring down his face, admitting that defeat is near. His raw emotion expressing restaurateurs’ collective frustration. After eight long months of pandemic restrictions, adaptations, closures, renovations, retraining, reopenings, and further closures, Toronto’s restaurant industry… Read More »‘Give us a chance to survive’: One of Toronto’s most successful restaurateurs says bars and restaurants have been unfairly singled out

Johnny Depp loses libel claim, U.K. judge says ‘wife beater’ story did not defame him – National

A British court ruled Monday against Johnny Depp in his libel case against the owner of the Sun tabloid newspaper, which labelled him a “wife beater.” Justice Andrew Nicol said that the defendants had proved that what they published was “substantially true” during a high-profile… Read More »Johnny Depp loses libel claim, U.K. judge says ‘wife beater’ story did not defame him – National

New details emerge on Naya Rivera’s accidental drowning after autopsy report released

LOS ANGELES—Actress Naya Rivera had non-lethal amounts of prescription medication and alcohol in her system when she drowned while boating on California’s Lake Piru, according to a medical examiner’s report made public Friday. Rivera’s four-year-old son was found alone on the boat after she disappeared… Read More »New details emerge on Naya Rivera’s accidental drowning after autopsy report released

Apple drops ‘Fortnite’ game from App Store due to direct payment plan – National

Apple has dropped the hugely popular Fortnite game from its App Store after the game’s developer introduced a direct payment plan that bypasses Apple’s platform. Apple takes a 30 per cent cut from in-app revenue purchases, which has long been a sore spot with developers.… Read More »Apple drops ‘Fortnite’ game from App Store due to direct payment plan – National