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‘Wonka’ waltzes to $39 million opening, propelled by Chalamet’s starring role

NEW YORK (AP) — “Wonka” debuted with $39 million in box office sales in U.S. and Canadian theaters over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. That made it a strong start for the Timothée Chalamet -starring Willy Wonka musical that underscored the young star’s draw. Musicals have been tough …

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Ottawa, province veto $1.5 million Nova Scotia offshore oil exploration bid – Halifax

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 5, 2023 10:37 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size A $1.5-million bid for an oil and gas exploration licence off Nova Scotia has been denied by the provincial and federal governments. The bid by U.K.-based Inceptio Limited for a shallow …

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$90 million worth of cocaine, crystal meth seized in Toronto bust – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Toronto police say an estimated street value of $90 million in cocaine and crystal methamphetamine was seized in what the force is calling its single-largest seizure of those types of drugs in its history. At a press conference on Friday, Supt. Steve …

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Feds announce $219 million in drought relief for farmers and ranchers across Sask and western Canada – Regina

By Moosa Imran Global News Posted October 22, 2023 8:58 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size The federal government has announced $219 million to support farmers and ranchers in western Canada, with Saskatchewan’s livestock producers standing to benefit the most. Drought conditions have plagued areas of the …

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Calgarians have lost over $22 million to cryptocurrency scams in 2023 – Calgary

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Calgary police want to caution and educate the public about the red flags of cryptocurrency scams after Calgarians were swindled out of more than $22.5 million in 340 reported cryptocurrency scams so far this year. Compare that with 2022, when Calgarians lost …

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Ontario’s BORN birth registry breach sees data ‘taken’ from 3.4 million

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Around 3.4 million people who sought pregnancy care and advice in Ontario between January 2010 and May 2023 were affected by a cybersecurity breach. Better Outcomes Registry and Network or “BORN” announced the breach in a statement on Monday. BORN was made …

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Federal Fiona recovery fund providing $9 million for community comfort centres

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 22, 2023 12:40 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size The federal government is providing $9 million to help communities hit by post-tropical storm Fiona ensure they’re ready to offer residents refuge from the next big storm. The money comes …

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Ontario government adds $160 million to skills training funding

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 25, 2023 6:54 am Updated August 25, 2023 10:32 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size Ontario is set to put $160 million toward skills training programs, prioritizing help for people on social assistance and people with criminal records. Labour Minister …

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Lotto Max ticket in B.C. splits $70 million jackpot

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Two people in Western Canada, one being from B.C.’s Interior, are rich after splitting Tuesday night’s $70 million Lotto Max draw. According to the B.C. Lottery Corporation, a person in Kamloops and another in Alberta matched all seven numbers — each won …

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