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Calgary's November home sales up 47 per cent from last year: real estate board

Calgary's November home sales up 47 per cent from last year: real estate board

CALGARY — The Calgary Real Estate Board says home sales soared by nearly 47 per cent last month, just shy of a November record set in 2005. The board says home sales for the month amounted to 2,110, up from 1,437 during November 2020.

Kentucky author and 'Merry Prankster' Ed McClanahan dies

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Ed McClanahan, a Kentucky author, teacher and friend of counterculture icon Ken Kesey, died Saturday at his home in Lexington, according to his wife. He was 89.
Past molestation evidence allowed in Duggar child porn trial

Past molestation evidence allowed in Duggar child porn trial

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Jurors in former reality TV star Josh Duggar's trial on child pornography charges can hear evidence that he admitted to molesting four girls nearly 20 years ago, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. U.S.
Loyalty to family, instead of CNN, puts Chris Cuomo at risk

Loyalty to family, instead of CNN, puts Chris Cuomo at risk

NEW YORK (AP) — There's family, and your job as a journalist. Chris Cuomo's willingness to put the latter at risk in service to his brother has led to his suspension by CNN.
Survey finds 65 per cent of Canadians seriously considering job switch

Survey finds 65 per cent of Canadians seriously considering job switch

TORONTO — Roughly two-thirds of Canadians are seriously considering leaving their job because of issues such as compensation, declining job satisfaction, and overall well-being, a new survey has found.

AutoCanada buys 11 auto dealerships in Ontario from Autopoint Group

EDMONTON — AutoCanada Inc. says it has bought 11 auto dealerships from the Autopoint Group in southwestern Ontario. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately available.
Ontario pot products often out of stock because of poor forecasts: auditor's report

Ontario pot products often out of stock because of poor forecasts: auditor's report

TORONTO — Ontario’s auditor general says some cannabis products are often out of stock because the province’s pot retailer is inaccurately forecasting inventory levels.
Alabama governor honors state's first Black poet laureate

Alabama governor honors state's first Black poet laureate

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov.
Celebrated Quebec-born novelist and playwright Marie-Claire Blais dead at 82

Celebrated Quebec-born novelist and playwright Marie-Claire Blais dead at 82

MONTREAL — Celebrated Quebec-born author, poet and playwright Marie-Claire Blais has died at the age of 82. Agence Goodwin, the agency that represented her, said she died Tuesday in Key West, Fla., where she had lived in recent years.
Review: Leaving the Children of God 'sex cult'

Review: Leaving the Children of God 'sex cult'

NEW YORK (AP) — “Sex Cult Nun” by Faith Jones (William Morrow) Faith Jones’ vivid memoir “Sex Cult Nun” chronicles her 23 years in the infamous Children of God cult and her slow journey to leave.