Nunavut's only humane society to be demolished

TORONTO -- Canada’s northernmost humane society is set to be demolished next year, and the organization is rushing to raise $1 million in hopes of building a new facility to serve all of Nunavut.
The Iqaluit Humane Society has been around for 13 years and re-homes up to 700 pets every year, often to other parts of Canada.
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Judge grants 9-month delay to Meghan's lawsuit against paper

LONDON -- A British judge on Thursday granted a request by the Duchess of Sussex to postpone the trial of her invasion of privacy lawsuit against the publisher of a British newspaper that published portions of a private letter she wrote to her father.
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For Muslim girls who love basketball, Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir is arguably the biggest trailblazer. 
"I kind of sacrificed my career for the greater good," said Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir. "I still miss basketball very much, but I see the fruits of my sacrifice now.
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Ontario records more than 900 new COVID-19 cases, positivity rate at 2.6 per cent

TORONTO -- Ontario is reporting more than 900 new cases of COVID-19, a single-day increase after several days of case numbers in the 800s.
The 936 new infections reported Thursday represent an increase over Wednesday’s total when officials reported 834 new cases and Tuesday’s total when officials reported 827 new cases.

Former British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn suspended by his party

Britain's opposition Labour Party suspended its former leader Jeremy Corbyn on Thursday for seeking to deflect blame away from himself after a report found that under his leadership the party was responsible for unlawful harassment and discrimination.
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Moderna already has US$1.1B in deposits for COVID-19 vaccine

NEW YORK -- Moderna said Thursday it took in US$1.1 billion in deposits in the third quarter for a coronavirus vaccine that it is "actively preparing" to launch.
The biotech company, releasing quarterly results, completed its enrollment earlier this month for the phase-3 trial of "mRNA-1273," a vaccine candidate for COVID-19.
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Polish president takes step back on abortion amid protests

WARSAW, POLAND -- Polish President Andrzej Duda partially broke ranks with the country's conservative leadership Thursday and said he thinks women should have the right to abortion when they are carrying fetuses with fatal birth defects.
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'The Joe Rogan Experience': Podcast that has sparked outrage is a hit for Spotify

Spotify is reaping the financial rewards of betting on podcasts. But the audio streaming platform is also paying the price for the spread of misinformation.
The company on Thursday said "The Joe Rogan Experience" is now the No.
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'The Conners' star Michael Fishman talks about losing his son to drugs

Michael Fishman is sharing his story of loss and grief in an attempt to help others.
"The Conners" star appeared Wednesday on "Tamron Hall" and talked about his teenage son, Larry, who died in June from an overdose.
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Equinor confirms new oil discoveries in Flemish Pass Basin


TC Energy reports third-quarter profit, revenue up from year ago

TC Energy Corp. reported its third-quarter profit rose compared with a year ago as its revenue edged higher.
The Calgary-based pipeline company says its profit attributable to common shares amounted to $904 million or 96 cents per share for the quarter ended Sept.
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Nokia profit up, new CEO pledges to boost 5G investments

HELSINKI -- Finnish telecommunications company Nokia on Thursday reported improved third-quarter earnings largely in line with expectations, but acknowledged it faced challenges in the race for 5G cellular networks.
Nokia said it would invest more in the new generation of broadband technology and revamp business strategy under its new CEO, who said the company would do "whatever it takes" to achieve 5G leadership.
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