Radisson boy's rock museum, depleted by break-in, gets boost from Royal Sask. Museum donation

It was a case of perfect timing for the Royal Saskatchewan Museum and Judah Tyreman.

Alysha Newman excited to test new poles vs. elite field at Prefontaine Classic

Canadian pole vaulter Alysha Newman will return to the runway at the 44th Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meet in Oregon on Saturday three weeks after her poles were damaged on an Air Canada flight to Qatar.

RM says fire at Prince Albert National Park started through controlled burn

The biggest fire currently burning in Saskatchewan was the result of a controlled burn, according to an employee of the local RM.
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Ontario NDP faces tougher scrutiny as Andrea Horwath rises in polls

It's been 28 years since the Ontario NDP had a real shot at winning an election. That's so long ago that the SkyDome was still brand new, and only a select few carried cellphones. Now with the party rising in the polls, a return to power is not so far-fetched.

Senators bow to will of elected government on transport modernization bill

The Senate has bowed to the will of the Trudeau government on an omnibus transportation modernization bill.

Two quarantine-escaping Ebola patients found dead in Congo

Two of three Ebola patients who escaped quarantine in Congo have died. The death toll from the recent outbreak now stands at 27.

Moncton hopes people will walk, bus when going to new downtown centre

The City of Moncton is hoping more people will want to walk, carpool or take public transit when the new downtown events centre opens in September.

Morneau pressed to reveal true cost for families from federal carbon tax

If the federal Liberal government truly believed in carbon taxing, it would come clean on the potential cost to Canadians, Conservative critic Pierre Poilievre charged Tuesday in a sneak preview of the protracted partisan barrage Finance Minister Bill Morneau was likely to face later in the day.

U.S. EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses itself

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reverses course and allows a reporter for The Associated Press to cover a meeting on water contaminants after she was earlier barred and shoved out of the building by a security guard.

Quebec law protecting journalistic sources is 'essential,' media members say

Justice Minister Stéphanie Vallée introduced Bill 187 last week. If passed, it would allow journalists the ability to refuse to identify their sources in court. The heads of 10 news outlets, including CBC and Radio-Canada want to make sure the bill is adopted before the current legislative session ends June 15.

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First candidates nominated for Lakehead Public Schools trustees

The first candidates for the position of school board trustee have filed nomination papers in Thunder Bay, Ont.

What divorced parents and family lawyers have to say about proposed updates to the Divorce Act

Divorced parents and family law experts are greeting bill C-78, which updates the Divorce Act for the first time in more than 20 years, with some measure of optimism.

A little time and a little hard work can make a dream home: The Story Line

"Everybody's got a story" is the theory Dave Atkinson is working on, opening the P.E.I. phonebook to a random page and stabbing his finger at the first name he finds. This time it was Wayne Makinson who got more than he bargained for when he bought a house in North Granville.

Kilauea volcano's lava pours into ocean, prompting more warnings

Clouds of steam formed when lava mixes with seawater contain tiny shards of glass and hydrochloric acid, posing threat to people nearby.

2 Ebola patients who escaped quarantine in Congo are found dead

Two of three Ebola patients who escaped quarantine in the Congo River port city of Mbandaka have died, the head of medical charity Doctors Without Borders's (Médecins Sans Frontières) mission in the city said Wednesday.

Changes for government lending agency pass in legislature

An Opposition bill that would add private-sector business people to the board of Island Investment Development Inc. passed in the P.E.I. legislature Tuesday night.

Ted McMeekin is a good guy, HWAD seniors say, but his party has to go

James and Hillary Alton have voted red provincially for the last 18 years. But this election might just be enough to change their minds.
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Listen to Philip Roth's 2009 conversation with Eleanor Wachtel on Writers & Company

The acclaimed American author of novels such as Portnoy's Complaint and The Plot Against America died on My 22, 2018.

Ross House Museum saved from closure, will be open for events this summer

A city-owned Point Douglas museum will live to see another summer of visitors after fears it would have to be shut down earlier this year.

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