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Toronto real estate: Royal LePage says interest rate hikes will result in tepid market for most of 2022

Royal LePage has cut its home price forecast for this year amid a series of aggressive interest rate hikes which have pushed up the cost of borrowing and cooled the demand for housing. The realtor had been forecasting that home prices across Canada would rise 15 per over the course of 2022, led by a …

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Ontario to announce expansion of COVID-19 booster shots Wednesday

Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health is set to make an announcement Wednesday regarding the expansion of eligibility for fourth doses of COVID-19 vaccines on Wednesday. Dr. Kieran Moore will provide the update, which will also cover the province’s rapid antigen test distribution, at 11 am The announcement comes amid a seventh wave of the …

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At Broadway production of ‘Funny Girl,’ Lea Michele is in, Beanie Feldstein is out

NEW YORK (AP) — Lea Michele has been tapped to step in and lead the Broadway revival of the beleaguered “Funny Girl” this fall, an announcement made just hours after current star Beanie Feldstein revealed she was leaving the musical sooner than anticipated due to the show taking a “different direction.” The high-profile casting change …

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‘Yellowstone’ actor charged with disability payment fraud

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Yellowstone” actor Q’Orianka Kilcher has been charged with illegally collecting nearly $97,000 in disability benefits while working on the TV show, authorities announced Monday. Kilcher, 32, of North Hollywood, is charged with two felony counts of workers’ compensation insurance fraud, according to a statement from the California Department of Insurance. Kilcher …

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Some Subway tuna sandwiches contain absolutely no tuna, US lawsuit alleges

July 11 (Reuters) — A federal judge said Subway can be sued for allegedly deceiving customers about its tuna products, including a claim it uses other fish species, chicken, pork and cattle instead of the advertised “100% tuna.” US District Judge Jon Tigar in San Francisco called it premature to accept Subway’s argument that any …

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Rogers outage still affecting some customers: CEO Tony Staffieri

The CEO of Rogers communications says the company is still working to fix intermittent issues that are occurring for a small number of customers following a massive outage which knocked out phone, Internet, TV and other infrastructure for millions of customers. “We know what the problem is, and we’re focused now on ensuring that our …

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Some Subway tuna sandwiches contain absolutely no tuna, US lawsuit alleges

July 11 (Reuters) — A federal judge said Subway can be sued for allegedly deceiving customers about its tuna products, including a claim it uses other fish species, chicken, pork and cattle instead of the advertised “100% tuna.” US District Judge Jon Tigar in San Francisco called it premature to accept Subway’s argument that any …

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Possible workers’ strike could cause travel delays, says VIA Rail

People who use VIA Rail could experience some delays later on today due to a possible worker’s strike. “Some services for July 11 may be impacted. VIA Rail is currently assessing the impact on services and will post the information on its website shortly,” the Canadian Crown Corporation said in a travel advisory. “VIA Rail …

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