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The top 10 movies on the Apple Store

Movies US charts: 1. The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard 2. Wrath os Man 3. Resurgence 4. The Vault 5. A Quiet Place Part II 6. Nobody 7. Midnight at the Switchgrass 8. The Forever Purge 9. Out of Death 10.
Would-be entrepreneurs need to evaluate work ethic, values before taking the plunge

Would-be entrepreneurs need to evaluate work ethic, values before taking the plunge

TORONTO — While Anthony Kirby is grateful for the stability his job as a grocery store supervisor has afforded him, especially throughout the pandemic, the idea of self-employment has become increasingly alluring.
Canadian authors Mary Lawson, Rachel Cusk make Booker Prize long list

Canadian authors Mary Lawson, Rachel Cusk make Booker Prize long list

LONDON — Canadian authors Mary Lawson and Rachel Cusk are among 13 authors in the running for the prestigious Booker Prize for fiction. The two homegrown novelists were named on the long list Tuesday for the 50,000-pound (C$87,000) prize.
Globe and Mail, Black Press and Glacier Media join Facebook program paying for news

Globe and Mail, Black Press and Glacier Media join Facebook program paying for news

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Three more Canadian publishers have joined a Facebook Inc. program that involves the tech giant doling out cash for news content used on its platform.
Consumer confidence up slightly in July

Consumer confidence up slightly in July

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence was largely unchanged between June and July, holding to the lofty heights that were last seen near the beginning of 2020, just before the coronavirus pandemic throttled the U.S. and global economies.
Haviah Mighty music video 'Thirteen' wins $20,000 Prism Prize

Haviah Mighty music video 'Thirteen' wins $20,000 Prism Prize

TORONTO — Haviah Mighty's animated music video about generations of racial prejudice has won this year's Prism Prize.
US home prices surge 17% in May, fastest in 17 years

US home prices surge 17% in May, fastest in 17 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prices for U.S. homes rose faster in May than they have in 17 years as surging demand for housing outstripped the supply.
Twin documentaries spotlight dance legends Ailey and Jones

Twin documentaries spotlight dance legends Ailey and Jones

Alvin Ailey and Bill T. Jones may have a generation between them, but the two influential choreographers crossed paths at a few pivotal moments. Ailey was the one who commissioned Jones’ first work, “Fever Swap,” in 1983.
Disney closing at least a dozen stores in Canada amid e-commerce push

Disney closing at least a dozen stores in Canada amid e-commerce push

Walt Disney Co. is expected to close most of its Canadian stores this summer as part of the company's broader plan to focus on its e-commerce business and reduce its brick-and-mortar footprint.
Start now to get another growing season out of your garden

Start now to get another growing season out of your garden

The same hot weather that brings out the best in tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, and other summer vegetables makes spinach, lettuce, peas, and other cool-weather vegetables tough and bitter.