What’s new on Netflix Canada, CraveTV in August

A monthly look at what’s scheduled to be added to the catalogues of streaming services Netflix Canada and CraveTV in August:
The Netflix series “Marvel’s The Defenders,” which premieres Aug. 18, unites the lead characters from several past superhero shows.
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There is perhaps no single emoji to reflect just how savagely film critics are trashing "The Emoji Movie." A succession of skulls and dumpster fires would only begin to suggest the intensity of the verbal carpet-bombing.
Reviews began strafing the movie Thursday like drone strikes, one day ahead of the Sony flick's big debut.
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NEW YORK — The widow of late Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington says she’s feeling the love from the rocker’s fans but she’s also feeling the loss.
Talinda Bennington said in a statement late Thursday she wants “to let my community and the fans worldwide know that we feel your love.
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North Korea reported to have fired missile, possibly landing in sea off Japan

Japan's prime minister says North Korea has fired what is believed to be a missile and it may have landed in the sea off Japan.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told reporters that officials are analyzing the apparent launch and that he has called a meeting of the National Security Council.
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Vacation goals: See how your favourite celebs are spending summer

There’s only a couple months left until summer is over.
If you haven’t already, now would be the perfect time to actually do those things on your bucket-list and cure your FOMO.
If anybody knows how to induce serious vacay envy it would be your favourite celebs.
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The season’s major power couple were ripped apart on Day 23 when Cody Nickson was separated from Jessica Graf following a tense eviction. But the pair’s luck seemed to have completely changed during the start of this week on Big Brother when the construction sales representative re-entered the house following a strenuous battle back competition.
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Bombardier shares up 5% as company swings to surprise adjusted profit

Bombardier shares where up 10 cents or about five per cent on the TSX on Monday as investors digested the company's latest quarterly results.
The Montreal-based plane and train manufacturer earned $39 million, or two cents per share, in adjusted profit in the three months up until the end of June.
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Federal gov't announces plan to protect caribou after legal action taken

The federal government has come up with a proposed plan to protect Canada's threatened boreal caribou population, three months after a wildlife conservation group took the environment minister to court over the matter.
Environmental group sues Catherine McKenna for failing to report on efforts to save caribou habitat
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The Liberal government says it will spend nearly $9 million to upgrade, renovate and improve the water plant in Neskantaga First Nation, a northern Ontario community that has been without safe tap water since 1995.
Indigenous Affairs and Northern Affairs provided the financial details of the plan on Thursday.
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Feds start fiscal year with $68M surplus, but red ink is on the way

OTTAWA -- The federal government started the fiscal year with the tiniest of budgetary surpluses, though the black ink is expected to turn very red in the coming months.
The Finance Department's monthly fiscal monitor reports that the government posted a $68-million surplus for April and May, just less than last year's total over the same period.
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Intruder arrested after returning to Drake's mansion

An intruder who broke into Drake’s home in April and stole drinks has reportedly been arrested after returning to his mansion.
Mesha Collins, 24, tried to enter the Hotline Bling musician’s home in Los Angeles County’s Hidden Hills neighbourhood on Thursday, according to editors.
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Tennessee judge pulls vasectomy for reduced jail time offer after backlash

A judge in central Tennessee has withdrawn a controversial order offering reduced jail time to inmates who volunteer for sterilization procedures after the plan drew a wave of criticism from health officials, prosecutors and civil rights attorneys.
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