Baby doing well after extra legs, second spine removed

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Mar 21, 2017 , Last Updated: 9:14 PM ET PARK RIDGE, Ill. — Doctors say a baby girl from Africa who’s recovering from a risky surgery at a Chicago-area hospital should be able to lead a normal life. Ten-month-old Dominique was born in the Ivory Coast with a not-fully-developed conjoined twin. Doctors […]

Getting Down to Business: Investment and the Economic Outlook

Available as: PDF Introduction Thank you for the invitation to speak here today. My colleagues and I routinely consult the business community, and I welcome the opportunity to share our economic outlook with you and listen to your views. This consultation process is an important ingredient in our policy making. To achieve our monetary policy […]

The Neanderthal Cookbook

The Neanderthal Cookbook

It’s not quite waffles and paella, but it appears that Neanderthals were omnivores who adapted to eating whatever was available to them in the regions where they lived. DNA samples extracted from ancient plaque on teeth found in a cave in Belgium and from those found at a site in Northern Spain indicate that Neanderthals […]

Tiger crushed to death by rescue workers in northern India

Indian conservation authorities are investigating the death of a tiger that was crushed by an earthmover in a bungled operation by rescue workers to move the animal back to a wildlife park in northern India. Officials from the National Tiger Conservation Authority on Tuesday questioned officials from the Corbett wildlife park, a local zoo and […]

‘Nothing good’ about residential school system, Anglican Church tells Senator Beyak

‘Nothing good’ about residential school system, Anglican Church tells Senator Beyak

Leaders of the Anglican Church of Canada have penned a strongly worded letter to Lynn Beyak, the Conservative senator who recently mounted a defence of the Indian residential school system, to denounce her remarks and take ownership of the atrocities committed in the church-run schools. In a letter sent Monday, church leaders said they were “dismayed” that […]

Leafs sweep Bruins to gain ground in playoff race

Nazem Kadri called Monday’s game a “must-win” for the Maple Leafs if they were to have any hope of chasing down the Boston Bruins for third spot in the Atlantic division. It took until the 58th minute before the Leafs pulled in front, Tyler Bozak potting the go-ahead power-play goal in Toronto’s huge 4-2 victory over Boston at the Air Canada […]

New condo lets family stay in North York neighbourhood

When work brought Anand Prakash to the GTA from India in 2012, transit was a key factor in deciding where his family would live. He chose an apartment at Emerald City, the growing master-planned community at Sheppard Ave. and Don Mills Rd., on the TTC’s Sheppard subway line that allowed an easy commute to his […]

Sydney airline grounds 5 planes after propeller drops off

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA—Five Regional Express Airlines passenger planes had been grounded as a precaution after a near disaster in which a propeller fell off an airliner as it approached Sydney Airport, the Australian airline said on Monday. A Saab 340 carrying 19 passengers and crew landed safely in Sydney on Friday after one its two propellers […]