Saskatchewan's curling drought: What's next for the prairie province?

NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. — There's a certain type of pride prairie people exude when it comes to curling; harsh, cold winter nights are spent in small rinks playing the roaring game on natural ice.  There have been many greats to come from the flatlands, including the Richardson brothers who won four out of five Briers starting […]

Staffing issues at long-term care homes known to province for years, Wettlaufer inquiry hears

The offices charged with inspecting Ontario’s long-term care homes don’t have the manpower to do inspections “in a timely manner,” according to testimony at the Wettlaufer inquiry from the manager of compliance inspection at the Hamilton Service Area Office.

Russian long-range bombers strike ISIS targets in Syrian Deir ez-Zor province

Published time: 26 Nov, 2017 15:13 Six Russian Tu-22M3 strategic bombers conducted an airstrike against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) terrorists in the Euphrates river valley in Syria’s province of Deir ez-Zor on Sunday. The long-range aircraft targeted amassed terrorist forces and outposts, the Russian Defense Ministry said. The strikes were confirmed through technical means […]