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FDA panel backs Pfizer’s low-dose COVID-19 vaccine for kids

FDA panel backs Pfizer’s low-dose COVID-19 vaccine for kids

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. moved a step closer to expanding COVID-19 vaccinations for millions more children as government advisers on Tuesday endorsed kid-size doses of Pfizer's shots for 5- to 11-year-olds.
Mort Sahl, comedian who satirized politics, dies at 94

Mort Sahl, comedian who satirized politics, dies at 94

NEW YORK (AP) — Satirist Mort Sahl, who helped revolutionize stand-up comedy during the Cold War with his running commentary on politicians and current events and became a favorite of a new, restive generation of Americans, died Tuesday. He was 94.
Three-month De Havilland strike ends after Unifor members ratify new agreements

Three-month De Havilland strike ends after Unifor members ratify new agreements

TORONTO — A three-month strike at De Havilland has ended with the ratification of new collective agreements by members of two Unifor locals.
Team Canada unveils kit from Lululemon for 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing

Team Canada unveils kit from Lululemon for 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing

TORONTO — Fitness was in fashion Tuesday as Team Canada took a fresh step forward with new outfitter Lululemon unveiling the 2022 kit for the country's Olympic and Paralympic teams in Beijing.
Outtakes: Grammys CEO on R. Kelly, Wallen, cancel culture

Outtakes: Grammys CEO on R. Kelly, Wallen, cancel culture

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason jr. spoke to The Associated Press about efforts to make the Grammy's more inclusive. He also talked about other happenings in the music industry and cancel culture.
From "Canadian Tuxedos" to cowboys: the hits and misses of Canada's Olympic fashions

From "Canadian Tuxedos" to cowboys: the hits and misses of Canada's Olympic fashions

Canada's Olympic attire tends to consist of predictably patriotic fare: variations on the same red-and-white, Maple Leaf-adorned uniforms we see year after year.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,173.45, down 111.39 points.) The Royal Bank of Canada. (TSX:RY). Financials. Up 25 cents, or 0.19 per cent, to $132.70 on 11.
Crave does away with $9.99 basic package, adds mobile-only streaming option instead

Crave does away with $9.99 basic package, adds mobile-only streaming option instead

TORONTO — Price increases are heading to some Crave subscribers as the Canadian streaming platform rejigs its service to introduce a new mobile-only option.
S&P/TSX composite falls from record high ahead of Bank of Canada report

S&P/TSX composite falls from record high ahead of Bank of Canada report

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index ended a 14-day winning streak of daily gains as it moved off record highs ahead of Wednesday's economic update from the Bank of Canada. The Toronto market has been supported by decent U.S.
Business, labour groups urge new cabinet to get to work on priority issues

Business, labour groups urge new cabinet to get to work on priority issues

TORONTO — Business and labour groups are urging the new federal cabinet to get to work on priority economic issues like the skilled labour shortage, supply chain issues, fixing employment insurance, ensuring an equitable recovery, and laying out a br