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Facebook to give US$159,500 in grants to seven Canadian publishers to expand business

Facebook to give US$159,500 in grants to seven Canadian publishers to expand business

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Facebook Inc. says it will give US$159,500 in grants to seven Canadian news publishers to help them expand their operations. The U.S.
Calgary home sales slowed in July but still reached a record high: CREB

Calgary home sales slowed in July but still reached a record high: CREB

Calgary Real Estate Board says home sales slowed last month but still amounted to the best July on record. The Alberta board says sales for the month totalled 2,319, up from 1,835 last July but down from 2,915 in June.
Pushback challenges vaccination requirements at US colleges

Pushback challenges vaccination requirements at US colleges

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The quickly approaching fall semester has America’s colleges under pressure to decide how far they should go to guard their campuses against COVID-19 while navigating legal and political questions and rising infection rates.
Frozen mango products recalled over concerns about hepatitis A contamination

Frozen mango products recalled over concerns about hepatitis A contamination

OTTAWA — Health authorities are investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A infections linked to frozen mangoes. It comes after Nature's Touch Frozen Food Inc.
Tennessee won't incentivize COVID shots but pays to vax cows

Tennessee won't incentivize COVID shots but pays to vax cows

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has sent nearly half a million dollars to farmers who have vaccinated their cattle against respiratory diseases and other maladies over the past two years. But Republican Gov.
Montreal composer on creating a 'Hawaiian Hitchcock' score for 'The White Lotus'

Montreal composer on creating a 'Hawaiian Hitchcock' score for 'The White Lotus'

TORONTO — Everybody seems to be wading into the Hawaii-set HBO series "The White Lotus" this summer, but Canadian composer Cristobal Tapia de Veer says you can count him out.
Dating changed during the pandemic; apps are following suit

Dating changed during the pandemic; apps are following suit

LONDON (AP) — Early in the coronavirus pandemic, Jennifer Sherlock went out with a few men she met through dating apps. The dates were “weird,” she said, and not just because they were masked, socially distanced and outdoors.
The searing, timely play 'Pass Over' leads Broadway's return

The searing, timely play 'Pass Over' leads Broadway's return

NEW YORK (AP) — Danya Taymor was jazzed. It was late July and the theater director had just cracked open the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway after months of stillness and silence. She soaked it all in, checking out the stage and tweaking her plans.

The top 10 books on the Apple Store

Book Title by Author Name - ISBN - (Publisher) 1. The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave - 9781501171369 - (Simon & Schuster) 2. Black Ice by Brad Thor - 9781982104146 - (AtriaEmily Bestler Books) 3.

The top 10 movies on the Apple Store

Movies US charts: 1. F9: The Fast Saga 2. A Quiet Place Part II 3. Wrath of Man 4. The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard 5. Nobody 6. Peter Rabbit 2 7. The Paper Tigers 8. Midnight at the Switchgrass 9. Ride The Eagle 10.