First soldier to receive VC from Queen Elizabeth II dies (Details)

Bill Speakman was 24 years old when he was given the Victoria Cross for valour during the Korean War.

Final rallies in Turkey ahead of crucial election (Details)

Up to a million people have turned out for one of the last opposition campaign rallies ahead of Sunday's elections in Turkey. ...

Report: Windsor’s weather, traffic and gas prices for Tuesday

WeatherMainly cloudy. The high is 24 C and the low is 17 C.CyclistsWind coming from the northwest at 12 km/hr.Traffic alertRiverside Drive between Lauzon Road and Riverdale Avenue will be closed for construction until December 2018.The city said construction...

Report: Stoney Trail shut down at 88th Street S.E. after serious crash involving motorbike

Calgary motorists are being asked to avoid Stoney Trail at 88th Street S.E. after a crash involving a small SUV and a three-wheel motorbike sent the rider to hospital with critical injuries.The crash...

Report: Auto tariffs could cost Canada 160,000 jobs, TD estimates

Donald Trump's threat to slap tariffs on Canadian cars and car parts could cost the country up to 160,000 jobs, especially if Canada retaliates, TD Bank warns.In a report Monday, senior economist Brian...

Report: Researchers to follow recovery of Homewood addiction patients

Researchers in Guelph hope to improve addiction treatment programs in Canada by following the progress of patients in their first year of recovery. The researchers at Homewood Research Institute launched the Recovery Journey Project...

Report: SMU researchers hope microbes will lead them to strike oil offshore

Looking for oil riches? You might want to follow the microbes.Researchers are exploring the ocean floor off Sable Island for micro-organisms that eat oil and gas, hoping to find untapped reserves for offshore...

Report: SaskPower to build first utility-scale solar power project

​ SaskPower announced plans Tuesday for the province's first utility-scale solar power project.A company called Saturn Power (based in Ontario) signed a 20-year agreement with SaskPower to build and maintain the facility. It will be...

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