China indicts Jackie Chan's son on drug charge
BEIJING, China - Chinese prosecutors on Monday indicted the son of Hong Kong action film star Jackie Chan on the charge of sheltering others to use drugs, more than four months after he was detained.
DBRS founder reaches deal to sell agency
TORONTO - DBRS is being acquired by two U.S. private equity firms, the Carlyle Group and Warburg Pincus, a move that the Toronto-based debt-rating agency says will put it on solid footing to pursue its global expansion.
Pot still drug of choice in army: report
HALIFAX - Marijuana remains the drug of choice for members of the Canadian army, based on the Force's latest blind drug testing report that also found cocaine is gaining popularity among some members.
A dozen football fans injured in lightning strike
TAMPA, Fla. - A dozen people are recovering after they were injured by an indirect lightning strike at Raymond James Stadium after a game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Green Bay Packers.
Lower loonie boost Christmas tree profits
TORONTO - The lower loonie will put more money in the pockets of Canadian Christmas tree exporters this year, just as the industry is preparing to ramp up production to meet an anticipated surge in demand from south of the border.
B.C. poultry supply unaffected by avian flu
VANCOUVER - Poultry producers are assuring B.C. residents there will be plenty of turkeys on store shelves during the holidays despite an avian flu outbreak that has killed thousands of animals.