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For one night, TV comics focus their shows on climate change

NEW YORK (AP) — Sewage treatment, sea turtles and a depressing condom ad all came up when late-night television hosts united for one night to turn their comic lenses to climate change.
Office vacancies at highest levels since 1994 amid new supply, pandemic concerns

Office vacancies at highest levels since 1994 amid new supply, pandemic concerns

TORONTO — Office vacancies in Canada were at the highest level in decades this quarter as new supply continued to come onto the market while the fourth wave of COVID-19 slowed an expected return to work, according to the latest report from CBRE Group
Review: Jake Gyllenhaal carries claustrophobic ‘The Guilty’

Review: Jake Gyllenhaal carries claustrophobic ‘The Guilty’

An emergency dispatch center doesn’t exactly sound like the most visually exciting place to set an entire film.
Shawn Mendes books three Canadian stops on 2022 world tour

Shawn Mendes books three Canadian stops on 2022 world tour

TORONTO — Shawn Mendes is plotting his return to Canadian concert stages as part of a massive 2022 world tour. The Pickering, Ont.
Top Dems: We have framework to pay for $3.5T bill; no detail

Top Dems: We have framework to pay for $3.5T bill; no detail

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and congressional Democrats have agreed to a “framework" to pay for their huge, emerging social and environment bill, top Democrats said Thursday, but they offered no details and the significance was unclear.
Review: In 'Dear Evan Hansen,' a Broadway hit ages poorly

Review: In 'Dear Evan Hansen,' a Broadway hit ages poorly

The journey from stage to screen, so often a perilous one, has been particularly bumpy for “Dear Evan Hansen.
Tonys: Broadway hopes to razzle-dazzle its way out pandemic

Tonys: Broadway hopes to razzle-dazzle its way out pandemic

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway is in need of a boost these days so it has smartly called on one of its most beloved, award-winning stage veterans for help — Audra McDonald.
Some Argentines turn to unusual pandemic pets for comfort

Some Argentines turn to unusual pandemic pets for comfort

Millions of people have found solace during the pandemic in cuddling a dog or cat. For a few, comfort comes in other forms — those of a horse or a pig, perhaps a possum-like sugar glider or even a tarantula.
One to charge them all: EU demands single plug for phones

One to charge them all: EU demands single plug for phones

LONDON (AP) — The European Union announced plans Thursday to require the smartphone industry to adopt a uniform charging cord for mobile devices, a push that could eliminate the all-too-familiar experience of rummaging through a drawer full of tangle
Canada's tight labour market makes right now a perfect time to ask for a raise

Canada's tight labour market makes right now a perfect time to ask for a raise

TORONTO — If you haven’t asked for a bump in compensation lately, you may be missing out on what recruiters and career coaches say is a golden opportunity due to atight labour market.