Who will lead if the Liberals toss Trudeau?

Who will lead if the Liberals toss Trudeau?

It’s not too soon to speculate about who will lead the federal Liberals in the scheduled October election. The possibility of a Liberal caucus revolt cannot be discounted. Margaret Thatcher was ousted by a caucus fearful that its unpopular leader would lead it to electoral defeat – the scenario now facing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. […]

Rare microbes lead scientists to discover new branch on the tree of life

Rare microbes lead scientists to discover new branch on the tree of life

Canadian researchers have discovered a new kind of organism that’s so different from other living things that it doesn’t fit into the plant kingdom, the animal kingdom, or any other kingdom used to classify known organisms. Two species of the microscopic organisms, called hemimastigotes, were found in dirt collected on a whim during a hike […]

Natan Obed re-elected to lead group representing Inuit in Canada

Natan Obed re-elected to lead group representing Inuit in Canada

By Bob WeberThe Canadian Press Thu., Aug. 16, 2018 INUVIK, N.W.T.—The newly re-elected leader of Canada’s 60,000 Inuit says he plans to make housing a priority during his second term as president. “We’re in the final stages of creating an Inuit strategy on housing,” said Natan Obed, 42, who on Thursday was once again chosen […]

Hellebuyck, Jets bar the door to take 3-1 series lead over Wild

Hellebuyck, Jets bar the door to take 3-1 series lead over Wild

Connor Hellebuyck bounced back in a big way, just as the Winnipeg Jets were expecting. The 24-year-old goalie turned aside every shot Minnesota could muster, shoving the Wild to the brink of elimination. Winnipeg defeats Minnesota 2-0, Connor Hellebuyck 30 saves for 1st career playoff shutout. 1:36 Mark Scheifele scored both goals for Winnipeg and Hellebuyck made 30 saves for his […]

Opening act cancelled at Quebec City Hedley concert after rape allegation against lead singer

Opening act cancelled at Quebec City Hedley concert after rape allegation against lead singer

The opening act for Monday night’s Hedley concert in Quebec City was cancelled following a rape allegation against lead singer Jacob Hoggard. The event’s venue, Centre Vidéotron, issued a statement on its Facebook page saying there would be no opening act for the show. The Toronto band Liteyears was scheduled to open the concert. On Sunday night, […]

Park Home Ave. sign could lead drivers to dead end: The Fixer

If you’re looking to turn onto Park Home Ave. from Yonge St., some street signs pointing to it are more reliable than others. At a time when many drivers are so dependent on global positioning systems for directions that they’ll follow them off a cliff, the idea of finding your way by looking for old-fashioned […]

Predators claw back vs. Ducks to reclaim series lead

The Nashville Predators are so confident right now that not even having two goals in eight seconds waved off for goaltender interference can shake them. Especially not on home ice. Roman Josi scored a power-play goal with 2:43 left , and the Predators rallied to beat the Anaheim Ducks 2-1 Tuesday night in their first-ever […]