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NDP says Ottawa's new grocery task force isn't living up to government promises

NDP says Ottawa's new grocery task force isn't living up to government promises

The federal government says the task force it created to monitor and investigate grocery retailers' practices has not conducted any probes and doesn't have a mandate to take enforcement action.
These cities raised taxes - for child care. Parents say the free day care 'changed my life'

These cities raised taxes - for child care. Parents say the free day care 'changed my life'

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Last summer, Derrika Richard felt stuck. She didn’t have enough money to afford child care for her three youngest children, ages 1, 2 and 3.
Unifor workers ratify new agreement with Dominion supermarkets in Newfoundland

Unifor workers ratify new agreement with Dominion supermarkets in Newfoundland

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Unifor says its members working at 11 Dominion grocery stores across Newfoundland have ratified a new collective agreement.
Ashley Judd speaks out on the right of women to control their bodies and be free from male violence

Ashley Judd speaks out on the right of women to control their bodies and be free from male violence

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Actor Ashley Judd, whose allegations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein helped spark the #MeToo movement, spoke out Monday on the rights of women and girls to control their own bodies and be free from male violence.
Gérard Depardieu will be tried for alleged sexual assaults on a film set, French prosecutors say

Gérard Depardieu will be tried for alleged sexual assaults on a film set, French prosecutors say

PARIS (AP) — French actor Gérard Depardieu will face a criminal trial in October over the alleged sexual assaults in 2021 of two women on the set of a film, prosecutors announced Monday.
Retailer London Drugs closes stores in Western Canada due to 'cybersecurity incident'

Retailer London Drugs closes stores in Western Canada due to 'cybersecurity incident'

VANCOUVER — Confused shoppers milled around the front of a London Drugs store in downtown Vancouver on Monday, some wondering aloud why they couldn't access the store to get prescriptions or buy hair dye.
Britney and Jamie Spears settlement avoids long, potentially ugly and revealing trial

Britney and Jamie Spears settlement avoids long, potentially ugly and revealing trial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Britney Spears and her father Jamie Spears will avoid what could have been a long, ugly and revealing trial with a settlement of the lingering issues in the court conservatorship that controlled her life and financial decisions for
Trudeau promises to protect local construction jobs — and to hold EV plants to it

Trudeau promises to protect local construction jobs — and to hold EV plants to it

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Paramount Global replaces CEO Bob Bakish with a troika of executives

Paramount Global replaces CEO Bob Bakish with a troika of executives

NEW YORK (AP) — Paramount Global on Monday announced that Bob Bakish is stepping down as CEO of the film, television and multimedia company. Bakish will be replaced by a troika of executives who will form a new “Office of the CEO.
'We are serious': Alberta government's master plan to expand rail passenger service

'We are serious': Alberta government's master plan to expand rail passenger service

CALGARY — The Alberta government has announced a master plan aimed at increasing passenger rail service in the province. But at this point it could be decades if and when the finished product comes to fruition.