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With pressure growing to act, Liberals reference inflation worries in throne speech

With pressure growing to act, Liberals reference inflation worries in throne speech

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals are facing rising pressure to detail how they plan to rebuild an economy upended by COVID-19 and cool inflation after delivering a throne speech that promised to rein in the rising cost of living.
Review: The sunny, shaggy 'Licorice Pizza' soaks up the '70s

Review: The sunny, shaggy 'Licorice Pizza' soaks up the '70s

It’s school picture day at a high school in Southern California's San Fernando Valley in the opening scene of Paul Thomas Anderson’s 1970s-set “Licorice Pizza.
Review: In ‘The Humans,’ a family’s bonds are sorely tested

Review: In ‘The Humans,’ a family’s bonds are sorely tested

Laughter and tears. Fun and disappointment. Affection and insults. Anxieties, hostilities, too much food, too much alcohol. In other words: Thanksgiving.
Alta. oilpatch recruiting in Maritimes again as drilling set to rise in 2022

Alta. oilpatch recruiting in Maritimes again as drilling set to rise in 2022

CALGARY — After seven years of layoffs and hard times, employers in Alberta's oilpatch are once again flush with cash and out to lure workers from the Maritimes and other parts of Eastern Canada.
Conviction overturned in 1981 rape of author Alice Sebold

Conviction overturned in 1981 rape of author Alice Sebold

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Younger consumers checking credit scores more often, but myths abound

Younger consumers checking credit scores more often, but myths abound

TORONTO — Younger Canadians are checking their credit reports more often than their older counterparts, but still have many misconceptions as to how they work, according to a recent survey.
Throne speech outlines Liberal agenda, no bones thrown to opposition parties

Throne speech outlines Liberal agenda, no bones thrown to opposition parties

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau threw few bones to opposition parties Tuesday in a throne speech that recapped the election platform that produced a second consecutive Liberal minority government.

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Nonfiction 1. Will by Will Smith and Mark Manson, narrated by Will Smith (Penguin Audio) 2.
The Santa experience this year is a mix of laps, distancing

The Santa experience this year is a mix of laps, distancing

NEW YORK (AP) — Santa is back this year, but he pleads caution as he continues to tiptoe through the pandemic. “Be smart. Be caring.
Telus says Rogers takeover of Shaw would harm competition, urges CRTC to reject

Telus says Rogers takeover of Shaw would harm competition, urges CRTC to reject

A Telus Corp. executive told a CRTC hearing Tuesday that Rogers Communications Inc.'s proposed takeover of Shaw Communications Inc. is dangerous for the same reason that Rogers is pursuing it — scale.