Nazem Kadri agrees to 7-year deal with Calgary Flames, sources say

Nazem Kadri agrees to 7-year deal with Calgary Flames, sources say

Nazem Kadri has agreed to a contract with the Calgary Flames, sources tell ESPN, as the free agent center ends weeks of speculation about his next NHL destination. The contract is for seven years and carries a $7 million cap hit, according to a league source. To make salary-cap space for Kadri, the Flames also … Read more

Detached home buyers emerge as prices drop: RE/MAX Canada

Detached home buyers emerge as prices drop: RE/MAX Canada

While many Canadian homebuyers remain on the sidelines, some regions across the country are seeing detached property buyers lured back to the market amid a substantial decline in prices, according to a new report released Thursday from RE/MAX Canada. The report found an increase in second-quarter home sales across 40 per cent of Greater Toronto … Read more

Previously unknown protein turns plants into dwarfs

Previously unknown protein turns plants into dwarfs

Plants with experimentally knocked down DWEORG1 (left) showed reduced translation efficiency as well as growth retardation and overall smaller size. Credit: Kiel University Arabidopsis thaliana belongs to the crucifer family and serves researchers around the world as a common model organism that allows comparatively simple analyzes of genetic information and the functions associated with it. … Read more

CNN is ending ‘Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter’

CNN is ending ‘Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter’

The company announced Thursday that it is ending the media analysis show that has aired in various iterations for 30 years. Its last episode will be this Sunday. “As a result Brian Stelter will leave the company,” a CNN spokesperson told CNN Business. “We appreciate his contributions to the network and wish him well as … Read more

Deshaun Watson Cleveland Browns suspension

Deshaun Watson Cleveland Browns suspension

BEREA, Ohio (AP)—Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson will serve an 11-game unpaid suspension, pay a $5 million fine and undergo professional evaluation and treatment as part of a settlement with the NFL following accusations of sexual misconduct by two dozen women. The league had sought to ban Watson for at least one year for violating … Read more

Expected slow return to Bank of Canada’s inflation target defuses rate-cut bets

Expected slow return to Bank of Canada’s inflation target defuses rate-cut bets

Canadian inflation is not likely to return to the central bank’s 2% target until 2024 after possibly peaking in June, as less volatile items like wages and rent displace energy as key sources of price pressure, analysts say. In a bid to return inflation to target, since March the Bank of Canada (BoC) has raised … Read more

Doug Ford’s Tories unveil health-care changes to free up hospitals, but stress ‘Ontarians will always access health care with their OHIP card’

Doug Ford’s Tories unveil health-care changes to free up hospitals, but stress ‘Ontarians will always access health care with their OHIP card’

After hinting at radical surgery for Ontario’s pandemic-ravaged health-care system, Premier Doug Ford is opting for a series of more minor procedures. But Health Minister Sylvia Jones and Long-Term Care Minister Paul Calandra unveiled a suite of changes Thursday that did not appease critics who fear increased privatization. “We are exploring opportunities to improve the … Read more

Unusual behavior of the spin-phonon coupling in the quasi-one-dimensional antiferromagnet RbCoCl3

Unusual behavior of the spin-phonon coupling in the quasi-one-dimensional antiferromagnet RbCoCl3

Experiment The three vibrational modes of E2g symmetry in RbCoCl3 can be expected to be observed in (ZX) polarization along with the magnetic excitations6.13. Although the original Raman study of RbCoCl3 was a very general one13, the X(ZX)Y scattering geometry was selected for a detailed characterization of the magnetic excitations as a function of temperature. … Read more