Irene Cara, ’80s pop star behind ‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’ theme songs, dies at 63

CNN  —  Actress and singer Irene Cara, an Oscar and Grammy winner best known for the theme songs of “Fame” and “Flashdance” in the early ’80s, has died, her publicist said. She was 63. “Please share your thoughts and memories of Irene,” Judith Moose said in a tweet announcing the singer’s death. “I’ll be reading … Read more

IRCC finds no fault in Montreal AIDS summit visa debacle

With Canada set to host a major international summit next month, advocates are warning about a possible repeat of issues that prevented some African delegates from attending a conference in Montreal over the summer, leading to allegations that the federal immigration department’s policies are racist. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada said it found no fault in … Read more

What Is SAP ERP?

What Is SAP ERP? Developed by the German company SAP SE, SAP ERP is an enterprise resource planning software. It incorporates key business functions and is released in 2006. ERP is an enterprise resource planning system Using an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system is a great way to improve the responsiveness of your company. These … Read more

Kelsey Grammer explains why David Hyde Pierce won’t be in the ‘Frasier’ revival

CNN  —  Kelsey Grammer is bringing Dr. Frasier Crane back. He’s doing a revival of his hit series “Frasier,” which originally ran on NBC from 1993-2004. He told People magazine rehearsals start in February for the show that has been in development “for about six or seven years.” “It’s been on the slow burner,” Grammer … Read more

Iconic Maple Leafs defenceman Börje Salming dies at 71

Legendary NHL defenceman Börje Salming, who was a fixture on the Toronto Maple Leafs’ blue line for 16 years, has died. He was 71 years old. The Maple Leafs announced Salming’s death Thursday afternoon. “Börje was a pioneer of the game and an icon with an unbreakable spirit and unquestioned toughness,” President and Alternate Governor Brendan Shanahan said … Read more

Shoppers closed their wallets in September, with retail sales shrinking by 0.5%

Sales at Canadian retailers fell by more than they were expected to in September, another sign that consumers are keeping their wallets closed wherever possible in the face of high prices. Statistics Canada reported Tuesday that retailers rang up $61.1 billion in sales during the month. That was a decling of 0.5 per cent from … Read more