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APO-Mometasone nasal spray recalled due to potential bacteria contamination

APO-Mometasone nasal spray recalled due to potential bacteria contamination

Drug company Apotex is recalling two lots of a prescription nasal spray due to possible bacterial contamination.
Railway union warns work stoppage looms after CN, CPKC seek conciliation

Railway union warns work stoppage looms after CN, CPKC seek conciliation

MONTREAL — The union representing 9,300 workers at Canada's two biggest railways says public safety is at stake after contract negotiations ground to a halt this month, with a potential strike on the horizon.
A prayer for Evita: Here's why many Argentines are devoted to a first lady who died in 1952

A prayer for Evita: Here's why many Argentines are devoted to a first lady who died in 1952

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Early every morning, just as she reaches her workplace at a labor union in Buenos Aires, Ángeles Celerier heads to the chapel and prays to Saint Cajetan, Saint Teresa and Eva Perón.
Stress builds as deadline to vacate some Halifax homeless encampments inches closer

Stress builds as deadline to vacate some Halifax homeless encampments inches closer

HALIFAX — With Halifax’s deadline for residents to leave five homeless encampments just one week away, stress among unhoused people is growing and a volunteer at a downtown encampment said he’s losing hope they will find adequate housing in time.
Montreal duo Chromeo says music industry has been failing their funk heroes

Montreal duo Chromeo says music industry has been failing their funk heroes

TORONTO — Two decades into their mission to funk up the world, Chromeo says they've still got lots of juice left in their tank.
Strike at the Eiffel Tower closes one of the world's most popular monuments to visitors

Strike at the Eiffel Tower closes one of the world's most popular monuments to visitors

PARIS (AP) — Visitors to the Eiffel Tower were turned away on Monday because of a strike over poor financial management at one of the world’s most-visited sites.
Tax season officially kicks off with most Canadians' returns due by April 30

Tax season officially kicks off with most Canadians' returns due by April 30

OTTAWA — Tax filing season has officially kicked off as Monday marked the first day that Canadians can begin filing their income tax returns online.
'Soaring' over hills or 'playing' with puppies, study finds seniors enjoy virtual reality

'Soaring' over hills or 'playing' with puppies, study finds seniors enjoy virtual reality

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Retired Army Col. Farrell Patrick taught computer science at West Point during the 1970s and then at two private universities through the 1990s, so he isn't surprised by the progress technology has made over the decades.
Houthi rebels' attack severely damages a Belize-flagged ship in key strait leading to the Red Sea

Houthi rebels' attack severely damages a Belize-flagged ship in key strait leading to the Red Sea

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A missile attack by Yemen's Houthi rebels that damaged a Belize-flagged ship traveling through the Bab el-Mandeb Strait that connects the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden has forced the crew to abandon the ship, authori

Kate Ashford: Retirement spending is a U-shaped curve. Here’s how to maximize it

Financial planners talk about three phases in retirement: the go-go years, the slow-go years and the no-go years. Expenses tend to be highest at the beginning and end of retirement — creating a U-shape.