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Group gathers enough signatures in pot legalization effort

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A group seeking to legalize marijuana in Ohio has gathered enough signatures to put the issue in front of legislators, Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose said on Friday.

'Sort Of' actor says ACTRA's new non-gender confirming categories 'still conforming'

TORONTO — Amanda Cordner says a move by organizers at the ACTRA Awards to introduce new gender non-conforming categories is a step in the right direction, but that the divisions of gender still exist across the acting awards.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,741.75, up 197.64 points.) Athabasca Oil Corp. (TSX:ATH). Energy. Down five cents, or four per cent, to $1.20 on 13.4 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite moves higher to end roller-coaster week; U.S. markets also up

S&P/TSX composite moves higher to end roller-coaster week; U.S. markets also up

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index ended a roller-coaster week by posting its best day in nearly three weeks, helped higher by a broad-based rally led by the technology sector. The S&P/TSX composite index closed Friday up 197.
Nova Scotia Power's proposed fee for solar homeowners draws pushback from installers

Nova Scotia Power's proposed fee for solar homeowners draws pushback from installers

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia Power proposal to charge fees for customers who sell power back to the grid has drawn heated criticism from solar installers who say it will damage the emerging industry.
Ohio lured Intel's chip plant with $2B incentive package

Ohio lured Intel's chip plant with $2B incentive package

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio offered Intel Corp. incentives worth roughly $2 billion to secure a new $20 billion chipmaking factory that the company says will help alleviate a global shortage and create a new technology hub in the Midwest.
Neil Young is boycotting Spotify, but his biggest hits are still available in Canada

Neil Young is boycotting Spotify, but his biggest hits are still available in Canada

Neil Young severed ties with Spotify this week, but for Canadian listeners many of his classic songs are still streaming on the platform.
Getting an F: Alabama city's new logo stirs strong feelings

Getting an F: Alabama city's new logo stirs strong feelings

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Some residents think a northern Alabama city's new logo might be sending the wrong message.
Saudi Arabia, Cirque du Soleil reach deal on shows despite past criticism

Saudi Arabia, Cirque du Soleil reach deal on shows despite past criticism

MONTREAL — Saudi Arabia and Cirque du Soleil have reached a deal that could see the struggling circus company perform a slew of shows in the kingdom.
EXPLAINER: What's known about 'stealth' version of omicron?

EXPLAINER: What's known about 'stealth' version of omicron?

Scientists and health officials around the world are keeping their eyes on a descendant of the omicron variant that has been found in more than 50 countries, including the United States. This version of the coronavirus, which scientists call BA.