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Review: Fresh Hell an insightful tale

Review: Fresh Hell an insightful tale

Strong performances and engaging writing makes Fresh Hell a winner. See Shadow Theatre's latest through Feb. 5.
Alberta premier promises email search amid questions over prosecutor interference

Alberta premier promises email search amid questions over prosecutor interference

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith has asked for an email search this weekend to determine if her staff have been contacting Crown prosecutors and interfering in cases involving the Coutts, Alta., border crossing blockade.
At Lunar New Year, desserts can be customary or 'cute-ified'

At Lunar New Year, desserts can be customary or 'cute-ified'

Every Lunar New Year without fail, Kat Lieu's mother would make her steamed nian gao, which is a sweet rice — or mochi — cake. It was a tasty tradition of having dessert for breakfast.
Ryan Reynolds, Catherine O'Hara among stars set for special Canadian Screen Awards

Ryan Reynolds, Catherine O'Hara among stars set for special Canadian Screen Awards

"Deadpool" actor Ryan Reynolds has RSVP'd for this year's Canadian Screen Awards, assuring the Toronto bash some high-voltage star power.
Surge of discount airlines making Canada's pilot shortage worse: experts

Surge of discount airlines making Canada's pilot shortage worse: experts

With their promise of cheaper fares and no unnecessary frills, a flurry of so-called discount airlines has burst onto the Canadian scene in the last few years.
Smith's office mum on investigating whether staffer contacted Alberta prosecutors

Smith's office mum on investigating whether staffer contacted Alberta prosecutors

Premier Danielle Smith’s office says it would be wrong if a staffer contacted prosecutors about cases involving the Coutts, Alta., border crossing blockade, but hasn’t committed to investigating whether that happened.
Oilsands execs say a 'just transition' isn't a worry — it's their next big 'boom'

Oilsands execs say a 'just transition' isn't a worry — it's their next big 'boom'

The CEOs of some of the biggest oilsands companies in Alberta say transitioning their workforce for a net-zero emissions future isn't about cutting jobs, it's about creating them.
Polar bear attack victims young mother and 1-year-old son

Polar bear attack victims young mother and 1-year-old son

A polar bear chased several residents around a tiny, isolated Alaska Native whaling village, killing a mother and her 1-year-old son in an extremely rare attack before another community member shot and killed the bear.
DNA and a decade of work identify Canadian soldier, 106 years after death in France

DNA and a decade of work identify Canadian soldier, 106 years after death in France

After a decade of work tracing DNA back multiple generations, the remains of a Vancouver soldier have been identified more than 100 years after he died in France.
Alec Baldwin to be charged with manslaughter in shooting

Alec Baldwin to be charged with manslaughter in shooting

Prosecutors announced Thursday that actor Alec Baldwin and a weapons specialist will be charged with involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer who was killed in 2021 on a New Mexico movie set.