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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: September housing starts: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. is set to release housing starts figures for September on Monday.
Vaccine allergy? Experts say most past reactions not valid reason for exemptions

Vaccine allergy? Experts say most past reactions not valid reason for exemptions

Dr. Mariam Hanna noticed an uptick in requests for allergy assessments in her Burlington, Ont., clinic after the province began implementing COVID-19 vaccine certificates last month.
A funky Flea celebrates his birthday, his school's founding

A funky Flea celebrates his birthday, his school's founding

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Flea had a funky birthday. So did the music school he co-founded that has become an LA institution.
Strike dodged with deal between film and TV crews, studios

Strike dodged with deal between film and TV crews, studios

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An 11th-hour deal was reached Saturday, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers walk off their jobs and would have frozen productions in Hollywood and across the U.
'The Batman' trailer unveils Pattinson in dark, violent turn

'The Batman' trailer unveils Pattinson in dark, violent turn

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Warner Bros. has unveiled its trailer for “The Batman,” which features Robert Pattinson’s first bone-crunching turn as a DC Comics superhero.

Mötley Crüe singer Vince Neil breaks ribs in fall off stage

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (AP) — Mötley Crüe singer Vince Neil suffered broken ribs after falling off the stage at a concert Friday in Tennessee, his guitarist told the crowd in a video circulated widely on social media.
Africa's largest film festival kicks off in Burkina Faso

Africa's largest film festival kicks off in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Africa's largest film festival kicks off Saturday in Burkina Faso amid both the COVID-19 pandemic and a growing jihadi insurgency in the West African nation that has killed thousands of people and displaced more than
Netflix employee fired in wake of Chappelle special furor

Netflix employee fired in wake of Chappelle special furor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix said Friday that it had fired an employee for disclosing confidential financial information about what it paid for Dave Chappelle’s comedy special “The Closer," which some condemned as being transphobic.

B.C. regional district cancels wastewater treatment plant deal after delays

VANCOUVER — The head of the Metro Vancouver Regional District says it has lost confidence in the contractor hired to build a wastewater treatment plant in North Vancouver, B.C., and has terminated its contract with the company.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Diane Swonk, chief economist at Grant Thornton. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg; Gov.