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Eli Lilly stock dives after Twitter Blue troll promises free insulin

Billionaire Elon Musk’s changes to social media giant Twitter are already costing some companies billions in total stock value. Pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly (LLY) dipped 4.37 per cent Friday to US $352.30 — erasing over US $15 billion in market cap — after a Twitter Blue verified account impersonating the brand promised free insulin. The […]

Explainer: What flu strain is circulating now and why so many kids are getting sick

TORONTO – The flu has returned with a vengeance after being absent for a couple of years during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s hitting children especially hard. Here’s what doctors say is happening, and why. What flu strains are we seeing this flu season? Based on predictions from the World Health Organization on what strains would […]

Toronto cost of living tips

Carmen and her boyfriend want to get married but don’t know if they can afford the wedding they want. The 28-year-old graphic designer and her future husband split the rent for their downtown Toronto apartment and have a combined annual income of $140,000. “We come from big families and he wants a bigger wedding, around […]

Twitter users report errors worldwide

Thousands of Twitter Inc. users reported glitches and other issues with the social media service, one of the more significant disruptions since Elon Musk’s $44 billion takeover triggered the loss of three-quarters of its workforce. More than 9,000 users reported problems accessing the service, data from DownDetector showed. Users from San Francisco to Tokyo and […]

How airports can help prevent the spread of COVID-19

Canada’s last remaining COVID-19 travel restrictions were dropped Oct. 1, with much focus on ArriveCAN, which is no longer mandatory for cross-border air travellers. What’s been lost in the discussion is how much pandemic-fighting technology is getting plugged in at airports in Canada and around the world. While airports are no longer the scene of […]

Have your say: Do you file your own tax return, or leave it to the pros?

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