Rock 'n' roll legend Little Richard dead at 87

Rock 'n' roll legend Little Richard dead at 87

Little Richard, the electrifying and flamboyant showman whose classic tunes helped spur the explosion of rock ‘n’ roll and influenced countless musicians, has died. He was 87. Pastor Bill Minson, a close friend of the rocker, told The Associated Press that Little Richard died Saturday morning. His son, Danny Jones Penniman, also confirmed Richard’s death, which […]

Will COVID-19 take Canada's top park to rock bottom?

Will COVID-19 take Canada's top park to rock bottom?

Tourism businesses across the country are bracing for the impact of coronavirus on sales.  Smaller operators and those that rely heavily on visitors from abroad may be especially vulnerable to lost revenue, say industry experts.  The federal government announced Friday it will restrict the number of airports that can receive international flights. It is also evaluating whether entry […]

‘I LOVE YOU DAD’: The Rock pays tribute to his late father Rocky Johnson

‘I LOVE YOU DAD’: The Rock pays tribute to his late father Rocky Johnson

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has broken his silence to share a touching tribute to his late father, wrestling pioneer Rocky Johnson. The groundbreaking fighter, nicknamed Soulman, passed away on Wednesday, aged 75, and on Friday, his superstar son took to Instagram to remember his beloved dad, admitting the unexpected loss has left him “in pain”. […]

Hong Kong is too big to fail, even as protests and police violence rock the city to the core

Hong Kong is too big to fail, even as protests and police violence rock the city to the core

HONG KONG—Storefronts closed for weekend demonstrations are now shuttered, for weeks or even permanently. Protesters are occupying major roads, rail tracks, bridges and tunnels, cutting off critical thoroughfares for commuters and commerce on a daily basis. Universities are telling students not to come back for the rest of the semester. Nearly six months into the […]

Rock stars: Birt's P.E.I. rink wins record-setter over N.B. at Scotties

Rock stars: Birt's P.E.I. rink wins record-setter over N.B. at Scotties

SYDNEY, N.S. — After a blanked first end, nobody was predicting a record score in the game between Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick Tuesday afternoon at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.  But after that cautious start, a back and forth of granite blows led to the highest scoring game in Scotties history.  Suzanne Birt’s team from […]