Historic ships to sail through North Atlantic waters

Feb 11, 2017

Historic ships to sail through North Atlantic waters

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As the story goes, the training ship Amerigo Vespucci was sailing in the Mediterranean in 1962 when the U.S. aircraft carrier Independence spotted it and radioed: “Who are you?” Came the reply: “School ship Amerigo Vespucci, the Italian Navy.” The Independence answered: “You are ...

Quebec shooting suspect rented flat near mosque massacre scene

Feb 1, 2017

Quebec shooting suspect rented flat near mosque massacre scene

The French-Canadian student accused of killing six people during evening prayers in a Quebec City mosque had rented an apartment nearby, neighbors said on Tuesday, a sign he may have been targeting the house of worship. Alexandre Bissonnette, 27, was charged on Monday with ...

Lepage's '887' addresses memories in magical ways

Jun 21, 2016

Lepage's '887' addresses memories in magical ways

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Almost a year after “887” premiered in Toronto in July 2015, and following five-star reviews at every stop on a multinational tour that took in the world’s biggest annual theater event, the Edinburgh International Festival, the latest play by Robert Lepage — the Canadian ...

Ex-minister among seven killed in Quebec plane crash amid wind alert

Mar 30, 2016

Ex-minister among seven killed in Quebec plane crash amid wind alert

A small plane crashed Tuesday off an island in eastern Quebec, killing seven people, Quebec provincial police said. Among those killed was former federal Cabinet minister and political commentator Jean Lapierre. Other members of his family were also believed to be among the victims. ...

Mar 6, 2015

Envelopes with white powder found at Canadian Cabinet offices

Authorities in Quebec launched an investigation after envelopes containing a suspicious white powder were found Thursday in the district offices of four Conservative Canadian Cabinet ministers. A government official later said the powder sent to one of the ministers has been deemed harmless. It ...