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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
CDC says guidance still to come on whether U.S. to require land-border COVID-19 test

CDC says guidance still to come on whether U.S. to require land-border COVID-19 test

WASHINGTON — Border authorities in the United States are expected to clarify in the coming days whether fully vaccinated foreigners will be required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test in order to cross the Canada-U.S. land border.
Review: Oddball safecracker charms in 'Army of Thieves'

Review: Oddball safecracker charms in 'Army of Thieves'

One of the unlikeliest heroes to emerge from Zack Snyder’s horror-action flick “Army of the Dead” earlier this year was an oddball safecracker named Dieter. Part nerdy Eurotrash, part pretentious busybody, Dieter was never going to make it out alive.
Enforcement of indoor vaccine mandates proves uneven in US

Enforcement of indoor vaccine mandates proves uneven in US

HONOLULU (AP) — Go out for a night on the town in some U.S. cities and you might find yourself waiting while someone at the door of the restaurant or theater closely inspects your vaccination card and checks it against your photo ID.

Regulator orders steep hike in Manitoba natural gas rates, cites tight market.

WINNIPEG — Manitobans will be paying significantly more for natural gas starting next month. The Public Utilities Board has approved a rate hike for Crown-owned Centra Gas, which will take effect Nov. 1 and be reviewed again for February.
US casinos look to improve gender equity in management

US casinos look to improve gender equity in management

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Diversifying an organization or an industry can be only half the battle: The trick is keeping it diverse. A little over a year ago, Atlantic City was celebrating a wave of female leadership in its casino industry.
Dave Chappelle books Toronto's Scotiabank Arena as Netflix controversy simmers

Dave Chappelle books Toronto's Scotiabank Arena as Netflix controversy simmers

TORONTO — Dave Chappelle has booked Scotiabank Arena in Toronto to screen his latest documentary next month, even as he continues to draw controversy over comments in his latest Netflix special deemed anti-transgender. The U.S.
Review: Obama, Springsteen’s 'Renegades' is smart, beautiful

Review: Obama, Springsteen’s 'Renegades' is smart, beautiful

“Renegades: Born in the USA” by Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen (Crown) “Renegades: Born in the USA” is human, vulnerable, smart and passionate.