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NFL defensive great Michael Strahan to be next space tourist

NFL defensive great Michael Strahan to be next space tourist

NEW YORK — “Good Morning America” co-host Michael Strahan is going to space next month. Strahan, who turned 50 on Sunday, will join Laura Shepard Churchley, the eldest daughter of astronaut Alan Shepard, on the Dec.
Cannabis company Organigram reports Q4 loss, revenue up 22 per cent from year ago

Cannabis company Organigram reports Q4 loss, revenue up 22 per cent from year ago

MONCTON, N.B. — Cannabis company Organigram Holdings Inc. reported a smaller loss in its latest quarter compared with a year ago as its net revenue rose 22 per cent. The company says it lost $26 million for the quarter ended Aug.
George Weston Q3 profit down from year ago as it sells Weston Foods business

George Weston Q3 profit down from year ago as it sells Weston Foods business

TORONTO — George Weston Ltd. reported a third-quarter profit attributable to common shareholders of $124 million, down from $303 million in the same quarter last year. The company, which owns large interests in Loblaw Companies Ltd.
Continue the holiday feasting with Hanukkah's potato latkes

Continue the holiday feasting with Hanukkah's potato latkes

From turkey and cranberry sauce straight to potato pancakes in one weekend. Not bad! Hanukkah this year begins Sunday night, Nov. 28, so those who celebrate can move right into the holiday while still contemplating Thanksgiving leftovers.

Matt Damon co-writing a book on access to clean water

NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Damon has some big-name endorsers for a book he has out March 1 about access to safe water.
Ginkgo grew with dinosaurs, and is still worth growing

Ginkgo grew with dinosaurs, and is still worth growing

There are some trees whose showiness does not end once they’ve lost their leaves in autumn. Some trees have an attractive bony framework that is then revealed. Ginkgo tree, for instance.

Spanish researchers allow others to make their COVID test

GENEVA (AP) — Spanish government researchers have agreed to allow other manufacturers to make their coronavirus antibody test, in a move that could significantly boost testing in poor countries with limited COVID-19 surveillance.

Millennial Money: It’s OK to not buy stuff on Black Friday

It’s that time of year when retailers seem to join forces to plant a message in shoppers’ minds: “Buy Stuff on Black Friday, or You Are a Fool.
'About freedom': A look inside an Alberta home adapted for physical disabilities

'About freedom': A look inside an Alberta home adapted for physical disabilities

ST. ALBERT, Alta. — Wider doors and lower kitchen counters in a home can make a monumental difference for someone with a physical disability or who is aging. It’s a lesson a real estate agent in St. Albert, Alta.
Trans Netflix workers drop labor complaint but one resigns

Trans Netflix workers drop labor complaint but one resigns

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two former Netflix employees who criticized anti-transgender comments on Dave Chappelle’s TV special are dropping labor complaints and one has resigned from the company, it was announced Monday.