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'Night Raiders' filmmaker Danis Goulet explores colonization through sci-fi lens

'Night Raiders' filmmaker Danis Goulet explores colonization through sci-fi lens

TORONTO — While writing her new Indigenous sci-fi thriller "Night Raiders," Danis Goulet says she approached one broadcaster for funding and walked away with a "tiny example" of the barriers facing Indigenous filmmakers.
Home insurance can be more expensive in smaller towns: experts

Home insurance can be more expensive in smaller towns: experts

As some Canadians are priced out of larger cities and look to move to smaller communities, insurance experts say homebuyers should be aware that life in a small town can often mean higher home insurance premiums.
UK eases travel restrictions further by slashing 'red list'

UK eases travel restrictions further by slashing 'red list'

LONDON (AP) — The British government said Thursday that it is to relax travel rules further next week, a move that will open up many long-distance holiday destinations to travelers for the first time since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic a year
Pfizer's request to OK shots for kids a relief for parents

Pfizer's request to OK shots for kids a relief for parents

Parents tired of worrying about classroom outbreaks and sick of telling their elementary school-age children no to sleepovers and family gatherings felt a wave of relief Thursday when Pfizer asked the U.S.
Mural of South Africa's Desmond Tutu is fixed for his 90th

Mural of South Africa's Desmond Tutu is fixed for his 90th

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — As South Africa’s anti-apartheid icon Archbishop Desmond Tutu marks his 90th birthday Thursday, a portrait of him recently defaced by racist graffiti has been restored by the artist, who added a celebratory message.
In ‘Lamb,’ a haunting Icelandic film about motherhood

In ‘Lamb,’ a haunting Icelandic film about motherhood

Noomi Rapace flew into Iceland to film “Lamb” on a Sunday and on Monday morning, she was literally delivering baby lambs on camera. There wasn’t time to wait or practice.
Meek Mill's 'Expensive Pain' comes with a heavy cost

Meek Mill's 'Expensive Pain' comes with a heavy cost

NEW YORK (AP) — Meek Mill is not behind prison bars. He’s no longer required to check in with parole officers. But despite this freedom, the rapper has not fully rid himself of the invisible shackles that still confine him.
Sonia Sanchez wins $250,000 prize for lifetime achievement

Sonia Sanchez wins $250,000 prize for lifetime achievement

NEW YORK (AP) — Poet, educator and activist Sonia Sanchez is this year's winner of the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, a $250,000 lifetime achievement honor previously given to Chinua Achebe, Bob Dylan and Maya Lin among others.
What to expect as US weighs COVID shots for younger kids

What to expect as US weighs COVID shots for younger kids

The Food and Drug Administration is considering whether to allow COVID-19 vaccinations in children ages 5 to 11 — using kid-sized doses. Until now, only people 12 and older could be vaccinated in the U.S.
In 'The Rescue' a perilous underwater mission in focus

In 'The Rescue' a perilous underwater mission in focus

NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Stanton, the elite British cave diver who helped lead the mission to save 12 boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave in Thailand in 2018, isn’t much for movies.
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