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Here's a list August inflation rates for Canadian provinces

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 4.1 per cent in August, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: 4.8 per cent (4.4) — Prince Edward Island: 6.

Fall décor gets personal: `Your house becomes your story'

As fall nesting season returns, home décor retailers are presenting collections that reflect the idea that home is where our hearts and heads are.
Jessica Chastain redeems a televangelist in 'Tammy Faye'

Jessica Chastain redeems a televangelist in 'Tammy Faye'

NEW YORK (AP) — In the nearly 10 years it took for Jessica Chastain to get made a film about the Christian televangelist Tammy Faye Messner, she studied many of the kinds of things you'd expect — the hours of television footage, Fenton Bailey and Ran
Edmunds compares Volkswagen Golf GTI and Hyundai Veloster N

Edmunds compares Volkswagen Golf GTI and Hyundai Veloster N

Volkswagen’s redesigned 2022 Golf GTI will be arriving at dealerships this fall. It’s the latest generation of the car that pioneered the hot hatch segment when it launched in the U.S. for the 1983 model year.
Questions of identity dominate short list for $60K Writers' Trust non-fiction prize

Questions of identity dominate short list for $60K Writers' Trust non-fiction prize

TORONTO — Questions of identity are front and centre on this year's short list for the Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction.
Zimbabwe's older people often sent to homes amid pandemic

Zimbabwe's older people often sent to homes amid pandemic

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Banana bread was served at a recent birthday party at Melfort Old People’s home, where a group of residents mustered a raspy happy birthday tune.
Rarely seen Tennessee Williams story set in post-WWII Italy

Rarely seen Tennessee Williams story set in post-WWII Italy

NEW YORK (AP) — For Tennessee Williams, Rome was a longtime love affair, “the capitol of my heart” with its skies of “stainless blue” and cathedral domes “bathed in golden light.” At times, he worried about how Romans felt in return.
Canadian comic Norm Macdonald dies at 61 after a private battle with cancer

Canadian comic Norm Macdonald dies at 61 after a private battle with cancer

TORONTO — Norm Macdonald, whose dry, caustic wit propelled him from Canadian comedy clubs to "Saturday Night Live" fame, adhered to a "purist" comedic philosophy that won him the admiration of his famous contemporaries, even if it polarized audiences
Norm Macdonald remembered as hilarious and unique

Norm Macdonald remembered as hilarious and unique

NEW YORK (AP) — Reactions to the death of Norm Macdonald, who died of cancer Tuesday at age 61. “I am absolutely devastated about Norm Macdonald.
Cheers greet the reopening of three mega-hit Broadway shows

Cheers greet the reopening of three mega-hit Broadway shows

NEW YORK (AP) — Theater royalty — in the form of Kristin Chenoweth, Julie Taymor and Lin-Manuel Miranda — welcomed back boisterous audiences to “Wicked,” “The Lion King” and “Hamilton” for the first time since the start of the pandemic, marking Tuesd