Death metal band with drummer from Oak Bay, B.C., wins Juno award

Spencer Prewett is pictured in a music video for Archspire's song, "Drone Corpse Aviator!" (Season of Mist / Archspire) Spencer Prewett is pictured in a music video for Archspire's song, "Drone Corpse Aviator!" (Season of Mist / Archspire)

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Barrie, Ont., man sentenced for masterminding landmark Ponzi scheme

The mastermind of an elaborate Ponzi scheme that cheated hundreds of people of tens of millions of dollars was sentenced Tuesday in a Barrie, Ont., courtroom. Charles Debono has been behind bars since his arrest in 2020 for his role in one of the largest Ponzi schemes in Canadian history.

Hindu man killed in filmed attack as religious tensions boil in India

Tensions were high Wednesday in the western Indian city of Udaipur, a day after police arrested two Muslim men accused of slitting a Hindu tailor's throat and posting a video of it on social media, in a brutal attack representing a dramatic escalation of communal violence in a country riven by deep religious polarization.