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Entrepreneur Arlene Dickinson's memoir being developed into scripted TV series

Entrepreneur Arlene Dickinson's memoir being developed into scripted TV series

TORONTO — Canadian entrepreneur Arlene Dickinson's rags-to-riches memoir is being developed into a scripted TV series. Toronto-based Marblemedia says it's optioned the rights to adapt Dickinson's 2011 book "Persuasion" into a one-hour drama.
Bloc Québécois doubles down on motion on Quebec nationhood, constitutional change

Bloc Québécois doubles down on motion on Quebec nationhood, constitutional change

OTTAWA — The Bloc Québécois is taking a second stab at getting MPs to recognize Quebec's right to unilaterally change the Constitution in line with proposed reforms to the province's language law.
'A summer of freedom': Vaccine gives new meaning to July 4th

'A summer of freedom': Vaccine gives new meaning to July 4th

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden wants to imbue Independence Day with new meaning this year by encouraging nationwide celebrations to mark the country’s effective return to normalcy after 16 months of coronavirus pandemic disruption and more tha
Judge OKs Weinstein's extradition for California rape case

Judge OKs Weinstein's extradition for California rape case

A New York judge on Tuesday approved disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's extradition to California, where he faces additional sexual assault charges, ending a legal fight prolonged by the COVID-19 pandemic, the defense's concerns about Weinstein
US COVID-19 deaths hit 600,000, equal to yearly cancer toll

US COVID-19 deaths hit 600,000, equal to yearly cancer toll

The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 topped 600,000 on Tuesday, even as the vaccination drive has drastically brought down daily cases and fatalities and allowed the country to emerge from the gloom and look forward to summer.

Media consumers may be reaching limit of streaming services

A British research company may have discovered a magic number for American media consumers — and it's seven.
Despite COVID-19 and un-Canadian temperatures, Habs fans are legion in Las Vegas

Despite COVID-19 and un-Canadian temperatures, Habs fans are legion in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — Joe Fruchter is smiling — and sweating.
Airbus-Boeing deal eases US-EU tensions but conflicts remain

Airbus-Boeing deal eases US-EU tensions but conflicts remain

BRUSSELS (AP) — The deal the United States and the European Union reached Tuesday to end their long-running rift over subsidies to Boeing and Airbus will suspend billions in punitive tariffs. It will ease trans-Atlantic tensions.
Runner says tainted burrito led to test for banned substance

Runner says tainted burrito led to test for banned substance

Shelby Houlihan, the American record holder in the 1,500 and 5,000 meters, was banned for four years after failing to prove that tainted pork caused her positive test for an anabolic steroid, sport's highest court said Tuesday.
May home sales fell 7.4 per cent, but on pace for record level this year: CREA

May home sales fell 7.4 per cent, but on pace for record level this year: CREA

Home sales across the country are starting to fall back from highs seen earlier in the year, but the Canadian Real Estate Association still expects the number of transactions during 2021 to set a new record. May's 56,156 sales were a 7.