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Luxury goods tax on super-rich could hit electric vehicles: expert

Luxury goods tax on super-rich could hit electric vehicles: expert

OTTAWA — A new tax on yachts, luxury cars and private aircraft designed to hit the super-rich could also cover vehicles meant to help the environment, a tax expert warns. The luxury goods tax, which will come into force on Sept.
Pianist Oscar Peterson becomes first Black Canadian featured on a circulation coin

Pianist Oscar Peterson becomes first Black Canadian featured on a circulation coin

TORONTO — Canadians will soon be able to carry a piece of national music history in their wallets with the launch of a coin commemorating legendary jazz pianist Oscar Peterson.
Clinton initiative's NYC return includes Andres, Queen Rania

Clinton initiative's NYC return includes Andres, Queen Rania

NEW YORK (AP) — World Central Kitchen founder Jose Andres, Jordan’s Queen Rania, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink and “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda will help relaunch the Clinton Global Initiative in September, when the gathering of international dig

CDC drops quarantine, distancing recommendations for COVID

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's top public health agency relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines Thursday, dropping the recommendation that Americans quarantine themselves if they come into close contact with an infected person.
Cineplex CEO says rom-com is due for a theatrical comeback as 'Top Gun' strikes big

Cineplex CEO says rom-com is due for a theatrical comeback as 'Top Gun' strikes big

TORONTO — While moviegoers flocked to testosterone epics "Top Gun: Maverick" and the latest "Doctor Strange" over the summer, the head of Cineplex Inc. says he's certain the romantic comedy is due for a comeback on the big screen.
Heathrow airport says passenger cap has eased travel chaos

Heathrow airport says passenger cap has eased travel chaos

LONDON (AP) — Heathrow Airport in London said Thursday that its limit on the number of passengers is easing a travel crunch that has led to flight cancellations and lost luggage as soaring demand for summer trips runs up against pandemic-era staffing
Review: Post Malone concert doc is all flash, no substance

Review: Post Malone concert doc is all flash, no substance

NEW YORK (AP) — There's a moment in Post Malone’s new concert film when its star confesses to how surreal his life has become: “Sometimes I feel like I’m not a real person.
Planet Drum unites global percussionists in common rhythm

Planet Drum unites global percussionists in common rhythm

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Grammy-winning group of the world’s top percussionists has reunited after 15 years on a new record that aims to bring the world together in rhythm and dance.
Don’t bank on your business to fund your retirement

Don’t bank on your business to fund your retirement

Retirement can loom like a dark cloud for small-business owners. Many invest blood, sweat and tears — and every penny — into building their business but never set cash aside for the future.

Novel inspired by Shirley Jackson classic expected in 2023

NEW YORK (AP) — The family of the late Shirley Jackson has authorized a novel inspired by her classic “The Haunting of Hill House.” Elizabeth Hand's "A Haunting on the Hill” is scheduled to come out in fall 2023.