Miriam Toews, Omar El Akkad and Katherena Vermette are three of the 12 writers longlisted for the 2021 Scotiabank Giller Prize.

The $100,000 award annually recognizes the best in Canadian fiction.

Toews is being recognized for her novel Fight Night, El Akkad is nominated for his novel What Strange Paradise, while Vermette made the list for her novel The Strangers.

Three short story collections made the list: The Octopus Has Three Hearts by Rachel Rose, A Dream of a Woman by Casey Plett and Glorious Frazzled Beings by Angélique Lalonde.

No previous winners cracked the longlist, but

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Tragedy struck early this early morning throughout an incident at a quickly-meals generate-thru in Vancouver.

Around 5:30 a.m. right now (September 8), Vancouver Hearth Rescue Providers known as Vancouver police to a McDonald’s location at Principal and Terminal streets about a solitary-vehicle collision.

The Vancouver Law enforcement Section (VPD) stated in a news launch that surveillance footage uncovered that a driver was paying out for foodstuff at the McDonald’s drive-through when he dropped an merchandise out of his motor vehicle.

When he tried to decide on up the item, the vehicle rolled forward and collided into a part of the

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Although new situation counts above the Labour Day weekend remained down below 700, today’s new circumstance count surpassed the 800 mark.

Immediately after a downward change more than the weekend, active conditions resumed increasing all round, and in a few overall health regions—the exceptions had been Vancouver Coastal Wellness and Island Health, in which lively scenarios continued to lessen.

In the meantime, hospitalized scenarios keep on to boost.

Right after the 15 fatalities about the Labour Working day weekend, there weren’t any fatalities reported today and there weren’t any new health care outbreaks declared.

Right now, the B.C. Wellness Ministry

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Bob Odenkirk is back again shooting Much better Get in touch with Saul, six months immediately after having a heart attack. 

Odenkirk on Wednesday tweeted a photo of himself having made up to play title character Saul Goodman in the AMC collection, indicating that taking pictures had resumed on its sixth and ultimate season. 

“Again to function on Superior Call Saul!” Odenkirk claimed. “So delighted to be below and residing this specific existence surrounded by these types of excellent persons. BTW this is make-up pro Cheri Montesanto generating me not unattractive for shooting!” 

The update comes soon after

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Mr. Corman.&#13


Mr Corman

Where by TO Enjoy:

AppleTV+ (New episodes really Friday)

OUR Rating:

3/5 Stars 

WHAT It can be ABOUT:

The tale of fifth-quality instructor Josh Corman as he navigates as a result of his everyday living and associations though still experience shed and lonely. 

WHAT WE Assumed:

Luck is an essential topic in Mr. Corman. The 1st episode opens up with Josh Corman (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) speaking to his course of fifth-graders, asking them if they really feel as if they are fortunate or unlucky. And just after a single of his

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Artwork collector Stuart Pivar — who launched the New York Academy of Art with Andy Warhol in 1979 — is suing the van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam for $300 million pounds right after it declined to authenticate a portray he promises is a very long dropped work by the Dutch learn.

But the museum has purpose to feel it is a faux Van Gogh.

As The Put up previously documented, Pivar submitted a criticism with the New York County Supreme Courtroom on Tuesday alleging that the museum was negligent mainly because it failed to see the painting in authentic lifetime,

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