This image released by The Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum shows a Valentine’s greeting card from 2010 made of lasercut card stock (Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum via AP)

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This image released by The Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum shows a Valentine’s greeting card from 2010 made of lasercut card stock (Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum via AP)
Cara Hansen, of Triple Dot Design Studio. (HAVAN photo)

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Cara Hansen, of Triple Dot Design Studio. (HAVAN photo)
SilverStar Mountain Resort near Vernon shared the love on Valentine’s Day in 2022. (Black Press photo)

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SilverStar Mountain Resort near Vernon shared the love on Valentine’s Day in 2022. (Black Press photo)
Burnaby’s Central Park in Burnaby, B.C., is transformed into a matchmaking corner on weekends, where Chinese-speaking parents gather to find a mate for their single children, as seen here on Feb. 11, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nono Shen

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Burnaby’s Central Park in Burnaby, B.C., is transformed into a matchmaking corner on weekends, where Chinese-speaking parents gather to find a mate for their single children, as seen here on Feb. 11, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nono Shen
Rihanna prepares to perform before the halftime show at the NFL Super Bowl 57 football game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2023, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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Dancers wearing white ski-style suits and shaded goggles

Rihanna prepares to perform before the halftime show at the NFL Super Bowl 57 football game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2023, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Bob Marjanovich podcasting from Phoenix, the site of Super Bowl 57. (Nik Kowalski photo)

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Bob Marjanovich podcasting from Phoenix, the site of Super Bowl 57. (Nik Kowalski photo)
Bob Marjanovich with James Lofton, podcasting from Phoenix, the site of Super Bowl 57. (Nik Kowalski photo)

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Bob Marjanovich with James Lofton, podcasting from Phoenix, the site of Super Bowl 57. (Nik Kowalski photo)
The Tinder dating app logo is seen on a smartphone in Toronto, Thursday, July 9, 2020. For a monthly or annual fee, there are many dating apps and sites that will give you access to their pool of suitors. Others like Hinge, Tinder, Grindr and Bumble have free versions along with paid tiers or features that banish ads, let users’ message prospective dates before matching or boost one’s profile. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Giordano Ciampini

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The Tinder dating app logo is seen on a smartphone in Toronto, Thursday, July 9, 2020. For a monthly or annual fee, there are many dating apps and sites that will give you access to their pool of suitors. Others like Hinge, Tinder, Grindr and Bumble have free versions along with paid tiers or features that banish ads, let users’ message prospective dates before matching or boost one’s profile. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Giordano Ciampini
Chris Burns, Joe Montana and Bob Marjanovich. (Nik Kowalski photo)

PODCAST: Day 3, The ‘Moj’ from Super Bowl 57 in Phoenix

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Chris Burns, Joe Montana and Bob Marjanovich. (Nik Kowalski photo)
Apple Music’s Nadeska Alexis, left, poses for a photo with Rihanna after a halftime show news conference ahead of the Super Bowl 57 NFL football game, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)

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Apple Music’s Nadeska Alexis, left, poses for a photo with Rihanna after a halftime show news conference ahead of the Super Bowl 57 NFL football game, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)
Gary Boyle. Photo submitted

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Black Press insiders Erin Haluschak and Philip Wolf. (File photo)

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Black Press insiders Erin Haluschak and Philip Wolf. (File photo)
Bob Marjanovich podcasts from Phoenix, the site of Super Bowl 57. (Nik Kowalski photo)

PODCAST: ‘The Moj’ Day 2 from Super Bowl 57 in Phoenix

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Bob Marjanovich podcasts from Phoenix, the site of Super Bowl 57. (Nik Kowalski photo)
Microsoft employee Alex Buscher demonstrates a search feature integration of Microsoft Bing search engine and Edge browser with OpenAI on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023, in Redmond. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

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Microsoft employee Alex Buscher demonstrates a search feature integration of Microsoft Bing search engine and Edge browser with OpenAI on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023, in Redmond. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Inflation has eroded purchasing power for many Canadians, but the experience with rapidly rising prices has been far from uniform. A person leaves a Toronto supermarket with groceries on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul

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Inflation has eroded purchasing power for many Canadians, but the experience with rapidly rising prices has been far from uniform. A person leaves a Toronto supermarket with groceries on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul
Vant Hayes, 88, visits a cemetery in Breton, Alta., on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Originally called Keystone, which was established in 1909 by a group of African-American immigrants. The new Black Canadian homesteaders arrived from Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas, just four years after Alberta became a province in 1905. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘The only Black one left:’ Alberta village remembers its African-American roots

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Vant Hayes, 88, visits a cemetery in Breton, Alta., on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Originally called Keystone, which was established in 1909 by a group of African-American immigrants. The new Black Canadian homesteaders arrived from Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas, just four years after Alberta became a province in 1905. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Aerial photo shows the destruction in Hatay city centre, southern Turkey, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023. Donations are pouring into a Vancouver warehouse for those affected by Monday’s devastating earthquake in Turkey but a volunteer organizer says the country could most benefit from professional search and rescues teams.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, IHA

Vancouver’s Turkish community unites to collect donations for quake survivors

City’s Turkish community flocked to warehouse in the industrial area of Vancouver on Tuesday

Aerial photo shows the destruction in Hatay city centre, southern Turkey, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023. Donations are pouring into a Vancouver warehouse for those affected by Monday’s devastating earthquake in Turkey but a volunteer organizer says the country could most benefit from professional search and rescues teams.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, IHA
Dr. David Suzuki. (David Suzuki Foundation photo)

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Dr. David Suzuki. (David Suzuki Foundation photo)
Bob Marjanovich podcasts from Phoenix, the site of Super Bowl 57. (Nik Kowalski photo)

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Bob Marjanovich podcasts from Phoenix, the site of Super Bowl 57. (Nik Kowalski photo)
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks during the introduction of the integration of Microsoft Bing search engine and Edge browser with OpenAI on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023, in Redmond, Wash. Microsoft is fusing ChatGPT-like technology into its search engine Bing, transforming an internet service that now trails far behind Google into a new way of communicating with artificial intelligence.(AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Microsoft bakes ChatGPT-like tech into search engine Bing

Microsoft said a public preview of the new Bing will launch Tuesday for users who sign up for it

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks during the introduction of the integration of Microsoft Bing search engine and Edge browser with OpenAI on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023, in Redmond, Wash. Microsoft is fusing ChatGPT-like technology into its search engine Bing, transforming an internet service that now trails far behind Google into a new way of communicating with artificial intelligence.(AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)