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Meredith Tax, feminist author and activist, dead at age 80

NEW YORK (AP) — Meredith Tax, a prominent activist and writer of second-wave feminism who challenged herself, her peers and the world at large to rethink long-held ideas about gender, race and class, has died. She was 80.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (18,327.04, down 153.94 points) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:ABX). Energy. Down 36 cents, or 0.97 per cent, to $36.59 on 25.4 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite index down on widespread losses, U.S. stocks also down

S&P/TSX composite index down on widespread losses, U.S. stocks also down

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index ended down Monday on widespread losses driven by rising concerns about economic growth that also pushed U.S. markets lower.
Canadian Armed Forces spearheads Ottawa's post-Fiona response to Atlantic Canada

Canadian Armed Forces spearheads Ottawa's post-Fiona response to Atlantic Canada

OTTAWA — The Canadian military is spearheading federal efforts to support post-Fiona recovery efforts across Atlantic Canada. Here is a look at what Ottawa is doing to help those affected by the hurricane.
Travel restrictions removed as medical professionals reiterate the risk of COVID-19

Travel restrictions removed as medical professionals reiterate the risk of COVID-19

The removal of mask mandates and vaccine requirements has medical professionals and front-line workers reiterating that COVID-19 is still a threat. The federal government announced on Monday that starting Oct.
17 dead, 24 wounded in school shooting in Russia

17 dead, 24 wounded in school shooting in Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — A gunman opened fire in a school in central Russia on Monday, killing 17 people and wounding 24 others before shooting himself dead, authorities said. The shooting took place in School No.
Atlantic Canada's economy likely to take big hit from post-tropical storm Fiona

Atlantic Canada's economy likely to take big hit from post-tropical storm Fiona

HALIFAX — While the damage caused by post-tropical storm Fiona is still being assessed across Atlantic Canada, it’s become clear the economic fallout will be substantial for some parts of the region. Elmwood, P.E.I.
Krakow cancels Roger Waters gigs, urges him to visit Ukraine

Krakow cancels Roger Waters gigs, urges him to visit Ukraine

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish city of Krakow cancelled gigs by Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters because of his sympathetic stance toward Russia in its war against Ukraine, a local councilman said Monday, inviting the singer to visit Ukraine with
Russia gives citizenship to ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden

Russia gives citizenship to ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Monday granted citizenship to former American intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, who fled prosecution after he revealed highly classified U.S.
SDG, ECOSOC, P5+1: Seeking meaning in the UN's coded lingo

SDG, ECOSOC, P5+1: Seeking meaning in the UN's coded lingo

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — P5+1. The Sec-Gen. Perm Reps. The SDGs. ECOSOC, UNDP, OCHA. Stockholm+50. Welcome to UNGA . The United Nations, like many large institutions, has its own language.