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Prime minister’s summer retreat getting a few upgrades (Report)

While the long-needed repairs to 24 Sussex Drive have been getting most of the attention, it's not the only prime ministerial residence where the government is spending money.  Harrington Lake, the prime minister's lakeside retreat and official summer...

First Nations teens dig into their ancestors’ past at archeological site (Report)

On a warm spring morning in southern Alberta, Kerisa McHugh-Kerr squats on the dusty ground where her ancestors once camped hundreds of years ago.The 16-year-old is part of a program that brings teens from the nearby...

Young tea drinkers are stirring up a beloved British tradition (Report)

On a recent day, the marble-clad tea room at the Berkeley Hotel in London was filled with groups of 20-somethings dressed in their afternoon best, chatting over leafy herbal blends and pastries."Tea here is...

Blue-ribbon panel twice denies Lorne Greene a bronze plaque (Report)

A federal panel that decides which historic figures deserve a bronze plaque to celebrate their contributions to Canada has rejected the nomination of broadcaster and actor Lorne Greene — again."In light of the information...

Former MP Paul Dewar part of drug trial in battle against malignant brain tumour...

Former MP Paul Dewar says he is taking part in an immunotherapy drug trial, but he doesn't hold out hope that it will cure his type of brain cancer.Dewar says he's been going to a clinic...

How the dairy industry complicates the quest for better butter (Report)

Four years ago, I had a butter epiphany.My family was planning a trip to France and before we left, a foodie friend told me that I had to try French butter. Of all the possible...

Rescue ship docks in Spain carrying hundreds of migrants (Report)

The first ship in the Aquarius aid convoy docked Sunday at the Spanish port of Valencia, ending a weeklong ordeal for hundreds of people who were rescued from the perilous Mediterranean only to...
New Year cheesy potatoes the simple way

New Year cheesy potatoes the simple way

Au Gratin potatoes are delicious and there is no doubt about it. But, all of the peeling and slicing can be a bit much. There is an easier way. A quick stop to Trader...
A peppermint candy cane foot scrub to revive those tired feet

A peppermint candy cane foot scrub to revive those tired feet

New Years Eve celebrations are right around the corner, so be sure to take a little time to relax, revitalize, and "ready your feet" with a wonderful relaxing peppermint candy cane foot scrub! We're...

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Game of Thrones and Porridge Actor Dies

Game of Thrones actor Peter Vaughan has died at the age of 93. The British actor died on Tuesday, December 6, it was confirmed. In...