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Gillian Flynn, Lena Waithe to head their own book imprints

Gillian Flynn, Lena Waithe to head their own book imprints

NEW YORK (AP) — “Gone Girl” author Gillian Flynn is a familiar name on bestseller lists, but her personal reading tastes run to books most haven't heard about.

US home construction up 3.9% in August after July drop

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction increases 3.9% in August with the strength coming in apartment construction. The August increase left home construction at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.62 million units, 17.
Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11

Pfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon — a key step toward beginning vaccinations for youngsters.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,154.54, down 335.82 points.) TC Energy Corp. (TSX:TRP). Energy. Down $1.40, or 2.23 per cent, to $61.30 on 17.8 million shares.
Elevated anxieties push Canadian and U.S. stock markets to worst day in months

Elevated anxieties push Canadian and U.S. stock markets to worst day in months

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index suffered its biggest daily decline in nearly eight months while U.S. markets also tanked amid heightened anxieties about emerging Chinese risks, a global economic slowdown and impending Federal Reserve action.
Third class-action certified against Aviva over COVID-19 coverage for lost business

Third class-action certified against Aviva over COVID-19 coverage for lost business

TORONTO — An Ontario court has certified a third class action lawsuit against Aviva Insurance Company of Canada on behalf of policyholders who suffered business interruption losses as a result of COVID-19.
Emmy ratings up to 7.4 million viewers this year

Emmy ratings up to 7.4 million viewers this year

NEW YORK (AP) — The Emmys accomplished what is becoming a rarity for awards shows these days, by actually increasing its viewership over the previous years. The Nielsen company estimated that 7.
Tilray to close Nanaimo office and facility months after Aphria merger

Tilray to close Nanaimo office and facility months after Aphria merger

LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Cannabis company Tilray Inc., which merged with Aphria Inc. earlier this year, says it will close a Nanaimo, B.C., office and facility.
Biden easing foreign travel restrictions, requiring vaccines

Biden easing foreign travel restrictions, requiring vaccines

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will ease foreign travel restrictions into the U.S. beginning in November, when his administration will require all foreign nationals flying into the country to be fully vaccinated.
UBC Investment Management Trust invests $120M in reduced carbon investment fund

UBC Investment Management Trust invests $120M in reduced carbon investment fund

VANCOUVER — UBC Investment Management Trust Inc. says it is committing $120 million to a Paris Aligned reduced carbon global equity fund, on behalf of the University of British Columbia's endowment fund.