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Review: 'Barbarian' gleefully messes with horror customs

Review: 'Barbarian' gleefully messes with horror customs

“Barbarian” starts at night with a heavy downpour and a thunderclap. So far, so good, for what seems to be a classic horror movie. Hold onto your ponchos.
Major telecoms agree to emergency outage deal: Minister Champagne

Major telecoms agree to emergency outage deal: Minister Champagne

VANCOUVER — Canada's major telecom companies have reached a formal agreement to "ensure and guarantee" emergency roaming and other mutual assistance in the case of a major outage.
Canadians vulnerable to 'payment shock' as debt, interest rates climb, experts say

Canadians vulnerable to 'payment shock' as debt, interest rates climb, experts say

Canadians are increasingly vulnerable to "payment shock" as higher household debt levels collide with oversized interest rate hikes.
Government emissions targets for fertilizer use unrealistic, industry report argues

Government emissions targets for fertilizer use unrealistic, industry report argues

CALGARY — A new industry-led report suggests Canada's farmers can likely only achieve half of the federal government's targeted 30 per cent reduction in fertilizer emissions by 2030.
Serena Williams' goodbye to U.S. Open a ratings boon to ESPN

Serena Williams' goodbye to U.S. Open a ratings boon to ESPN

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams' long goodbye to the U.S. Open proved a boon to ESPN.
Bank of Canada raises key interest rate by 0.75%, says it likely needs to go higher

Bank of Canada raises key interest rate by 0.75%, says it likely needs to go higher

OTTAWA — Canadians should expect interest rates will climb even higher, the Bank of Canada said Wednesday after announcing another supersized interest rate hike.
Report says Nova Scotia government can do more to offset impact of inflation

Report says Nova Scotia government can do more to offset impact of inflation

HALIFAX — As inflation reaches its highest level in decades, a new report says 50 per cent of Nova Scotia’s workers are earning less than required to meet their basic needs.
Kerry Swanson to helm Indigenous Screen Office, Jesse Wente to leave at end of year

Kerry Swanson to helm Indigenous Screen Office, Jesse Wente to leave at end of year

TORONTO — The Indigenous Screen Office says co-executive director Kerry Swanson is ascending to the role of executive director, and that founding director Jesse Wente will leave at the end of the year.
Trial begins in killing of Miss Sweetie Pie's grandson

Trial begins in killing of Miss Sweetie Pie's grandson

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A murder-for-hire trial involving former stars of the reality TV show “Welcome to Sweetie Pie's” got underway in St.
Israel acquires rare ancient papyrus with Hebrew inscription

Israel acquires rare ancient papyrus with Hebrew inscription

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has acquired a previously unknown ancient papyrus bearing a Hebrew inscription dated to around 2,700 years ago that had long been in possession of a Montana resident, the country's antiquities authority said Wednesday.