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Major guilds announce film nominees, clarifying Oscar field

Major guilds announce film nominees, clarifying Oscar field

NEW YORK (AP) — Hopes that a few of last year's biggest box-office hits, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” and “No Time to Die,” might join the best-picture Oscar race were dealt a blow on Thursday when several of Hollywood's top guilds announced their film

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,544.11, down 51.78 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up 92 cents, or 2.6 per cent, to $36.28 on 11.8 million shares.
Global greenlights 'Robyn Hood' series created by music video artist Director X

Global greenlights 'Robyn Hood' series created by music video artist Director X

TORONTO — Global has greenlit a scripted series created by Toronto music video artist Director X that reimagines the classic Robin Hood tale.

S&P/TSX composite slips in another volatile day of trading; U.S. markets mixed

TORONTO — North American stock markets continued to gyrate Thursday in the aftermath of central bank plans to start raising interest rates in the coming weeks. Markets received a morning boost after a report that the U.S.
Nova Scotia Power seeks 10 per cent rate hike and system to defer green energy costs

Nova Scotia Power seeks 10 per cent rate hike and system to defer green energy costs

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's power utility is asking for an average general rate increase for residential customers of 9.9 per cent over three years, with possible additional costs due to severe weather and energy efficiency costs.
Education chief: 'We must make up for lost time' in schools

Education chief: 'We must make up for lost time' in schools

Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said Thursday that the nation’s schools must act more urgently to help millions of students who have fallen behind during the pandemic. "We must make up for lost time,” he said.

Two powerful drugs now adding to US overdose crisis

NEW YORK (AP) — Emerging reports show that two little-known drugs are making lethal new contributions to America's drug overdose crisis.
Joe Biden gave Justin Trudeau and Vladimir Putin same aviator sunglasses as gift

Joe Biden gave Justin Trudeau and Vladimir Putin same aviator sunglasses as gift

OTTAWA — Gifts by heads of state to other world leaders are not just a gesture of friendship, but a tool of diplomacy, carefully chosen by protocol advisers to reflect the recipient’s taste.
Holocaust novel 'Maus' banned in Tennessee school district

Holocaust novel 'Maus' banned in Tennessee school district

ATHENS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee school district has voted to ban a Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel about the Holocaust due to “inappropriate language" and an illustration of a nude woman, according to minutes from a board meeting.
Organizer of Sunwing party flight says his group was unfairly abandoned by airlines

Organizer of Sunwing party flight says his group was unfairly abandoned by airlines

MONTREAL — The organizer of a controversial Sunwing party flight to Mexico says his group was unfairly abandoned by the airline.