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Brookfield reports profit fell in the second quarter, revenue up

Brookfield reports profit fell in the second quarter, revenue up

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. reported second-quarter net income attributable to common shareholders that was lower than the previous year, as revenue rose. The alternative asset manager, which keeps its books in U.S.
Housing correction gaining pace, to continue through next year: report

Housing correction gaining pace, to continue through next year: report

OTTAWA — Desjardins is forecasting the average home price in Canada will decline by nearly 25 per cent by the end of 2023 from the peak reached in February of this year.
More Canadians report strong attachment to their language than to Canada: poll

More Canadians report strong attachment to their language than to Canada: poll

OTTAWA — A new survey finds more Canadians report a strong attachment to their primary language than to other markers of identity, including the country they call home.
Tehran unveils Western art masterpieces hidden for decades

Tehran unveils Western art masterpieces hidden for decades

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Some of the world’s most prized works of contemporary Western art have been unveiled for the first time in decades — in Tehran. Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, a hard-line cleric, rails against the influence of the West.
Cancellation of Atlanta festival sparks new fight over guns

Cancellation of Atlanta festival sparks new fight over guns

ATLANTA (AP) — Tens of thousands of Music Midtown festivalgoers are no longer going to descend on Atlanta’s massive Piedmont Park next month to cheer on hip-hop star Future or watch beloved rock band My Chemical Romance take the stage.

Metallica, Mariah Carey headline Global Citizen NYC concert

NEW YORK (AP) — Metallica, Mariah Carey and The Jonas Brothers will headline a free concert in New York’s Central Park next month marking the 10th anniversary of the Global Citizen Festival organized by the international nonprofit fighting extreme po
Atlanta rapper Young Thug faces new charges in RICO case

Atlanta rapper Young Thug faces new charges in RICO case

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta rapper Young Thug, who’s accused of conspiracy to violate Georgia’s RICO Act and participation in a criminal street gang, is facing six new felony charges along with four others linked to the case.
Stories about youth, queer culture, romance dominate Canadian TIFF lineup

Stories about youth, queer culture, romance dominate Canadian TIFF lineup

TORONTO — Stories of youth and queer culture are being elevated in the Canadian lineup at this year's Toronto International Film Festival and some filmmakers say the uplifting themes come at a much-needed time.
Police say part of stolen 'Cool Runnings' bobsled has been found, returned to owner

Police say part of stolen 'Cool Runnings' bobsled has been found, returned to owner

Calgary police say they have located part of a stolen bobsled that appeared in the 1993 movie "Cool Runnings" and returned it to its rightful owner.
Indigo reports $25.4M loss in Q2; results reflect the end of COVID support programs

Indigo reports $25.4M loss in Q2; results reflect the end of COVID support programs

TORONTO — Indigo Books and Music Inc. says it lost $25.4 million in the 13-week period ended July 2 in spite of double-digit sales growth in both its print and general merchandise categories.