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Pizza chef Bruno DiFabio gets prison time for tax evasion

Pizza chef Bruno DiFabio gets prison time for tax evasion

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Bruno DiFabio, a celebrity pizza chef who owns restaurants in Connecticut and New York, was sentenced to 30 days in prison Thursday for tax evasion.
S&P/TSX composite falls despite commodities, loonie hits highest level since 2017

S&P/TSX composite falls despite commodities, loonie hits highest level since 2017

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index slipped despite positive moves by the commodities sectors while the loonie hit its highest level in more than three years.
N.L. in financial crisis of its own making, time to rein in public spending: report

N.L. in financial crisis of its own making, time to rein in public spending: report

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Poor management and a culture of indifference toward debt have brought Newfoundland and Labrador to a financial breaking point, according to a long-awaited economic report released Thursday.
EXPLAINER: Why patents on COVID vaccines are so contentious

EXPLAINER: Why patents on COVID vaccines are so contentious

The Biden administration’s call to lift patent protections on COVID-19 vaccines to help poor parts of the world get more doses has drawn praise from some countries and health advocates.

OpenText reports $91.5M profit in Q3, as company grows customer base

WATERLOO, Ont. — A slew of new customers and products delivered a 252 per cent increase in net income for OpenText Corp. in its latest quarter. The Waterloo, Ont.-based tech company says its net income for its third quarter amounted to US$91.
Canada agrees to take part in WTO talks to waive patent protections on vaccines

Canada agrees to take part in WTO talks to waive patent protections on vaccines

WASHINGTON — Canada agreed Thursday to join World Trade Organization talks on waiving the rules that protect vaccine trade secrets — a measure drug companies and a number of world leaders say would only slow down production.
Paw Patrol movie, digital games put Spin Master on track for return to growth

Paw Patrol movie, digital games put Spin Master on track for return to growth

TORONTO — Spin Master executives said Thursday that the company behind "Paw Patrol" and several other globally successful toy and entertainment franchises aims to be a global leader in digital games for children.
Wealth management firms must better cater to young investors' social beliefs: study

Wealth management firms must better cater to young investors' social beliefs: study

Wealth management firms need to better cater to environment and social-minded investors to tap into a younger market that is about to boom, according to the market research company J.D. Power.
Vigils, rallies mark day of awareness for Indigenous victims

Vigils, rallies mark day of awareness for Indigenous victims

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Some shared agonizing stories of frustration and loss. Others prayed and performed ceremonies. All called for action. Across the U.S.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Bestsellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Sooley” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 2. "Finding Ashley by Danielle Steel (Delacorte) 3. “A Gambling Man” by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing) 4. “The Four Winds” by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s Press) 5.