Mark Kennedy The Associated Press Foo Fighters, “Medicine at Midnight” (Roswell/RCA) “Medicine at Midnight” is what happens when the Foo Fighters embrace grooves instead of riffs. Who asked for that? No one, really. But we should have. The nine-track album clocks in at a swift 36 minutes and it’s the […]

The Associated Press CHICAGO–Grain futures were higher on Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Mar. rose 9 cents at $6.3775 a bushel; Mar. corn gained 10.75 cents at $5.5050 a bushel; Mar. oats was up 4 cents at $3.48 a bushel; while Mar. soybeans […]

Luis Andres Henao The Asssociated Press Traditional school stores might offer snacks and knickknacks, school gear and notebooks – but the one at Linda Tutt High School in Sanger, Texas, has a very different inventory and clientele. At Linda Tutt you can get everything from produce, milk and eggs to […]

Dee-Ann Durbin The Associated Press PepsiCo and Beyond Meat are creating a joint venture to develop snacks and drinks made from plant-based proteins. The companies didn’t reveal what kinds of products they will make Tuesday, saying they’re still in development. But the collaboration sent Beyond Meat’s shares to their largest […]

The Canadian Press OTTAWA – The premiers of Alberta and Saskatchewan are condemning Joe Biden’s plan to scrap the Keystone XL pipeline expansion on his first day as U.S. president. Biden’s plan is outlined in transition documents seen by The Canadian Press. Jason Kenney and Scott Moe say halting construction […]

Press Release Do you file your taxes on paper? Due to COVID-19, paper filing may delay your assessment No matter how you file your return, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) strives to ensure we process your tax return in a timely manner and get your refund to you quickly. If […]

Merna Emara Staff Writer Member of provincial parliament, Greg Rickford, announced three supports for businesses impacted by COVID-19. The applications for these grants will be available through the Ontario website. Ontario Small Business Support Grant This grant offers up to $20,000 to small businesses that must close or significantly restrict […]

Christopher Reynolds The Canadian Press OTTAWA–Oversight and transparency took centre stage on Day 1 of a nearly three-week review of the Canadian Broadcasting Corp.’s broadcasting licences, as the rush to furnish digital content butts up against regulatory concerns. The CBC is asking Canada’s telecommunications regulator to renew licences for its […]

Victoria Ahearn The Canadian Press TORONTO – A new report suggests there’s been an increase in the portrayals of people of colour in children’s animated television content in Canada in recent years. But Indigenous characters in the genre remain largely underrepresented, along with several other minority groups. The “Examining Children’s […]

Lindsey Bahr The Associated Press In its second weekend in U.S. theatres, “Wonder Woman 1984” earned an estimated $5.5 million in ticket sales according to studio estimates Sunday. It’s a 67% drop for the superhero sequel, which is simultaneously playing on 2,151 screens and streaming free for HBO Max subscribers. […]