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Pelee Islander II back on the water

As previously reported, an unexpected technical problem kept the ferry dry-docked longer than anticipated. On May 12, the ferry will resume service departing from Leamington at 6 a.m.

Wonderment of Niagara Falls spills over

After living almost 50 years in these here parts, I am still enthralled by Niagara Falls. My infatuation began early, and that short visit lives in my memory. My mother was always up for a road trip …

The May storm that brought almost 30 cm of snow to southern Alberta

On Wednesday, May 14, 1986, a snowstorm made its way through Calgary and southern Alberta. This was under a month before the start of summer. It wasn’t a friendly storm, either — it would have been …

Wildfire officials warn heat is now a concern in Alberta’s south, too

Wildfire officials in Alberta say hot, dry and windy weather has pushed fire conditions even further into the extreme in the province’s north this weekend, and the situation in the south is now a …

Maple Leafs should copy Raptors playbook by dealing Marner, firing Keefe

From 2013-18, the Toronto Raptors led all teams in their conference in regular-season victories. Under coach Dwane Casey and powered by leading scorer DeMar DeRozan and do-everything point guard Kyle Lowry,

Blue Jays play the Yankees on home winning streak

Blue Jays: Alek Manoah (1-3, 4.83 ERA, 1.66 WHIP, 32 strikeouts) BOTTOM LINE: The Toronto Blue Jays will try to keep their three-game home win streak intact when they face the New York Yankees.

Advocates urge provinces to follow Quebec’s lead in crackdown on illegal Airbnbs

More provinces should follow Quebec’s lead in seeking to hold short-term rental platforms such as Airbnb accountable for uncertified listings, advocates say. The Quebec government tabled a bill last …

Quel avenir pour la presse locale à Montréal, Lachine, LaSalle et Verdun

À quelques jours de l’entrée en vigueur du réglement interdisant la distribution à grande échelle du Publisac à Montréal, le 17 mai prochain, l’avenir de l’information locale montréalaise et son …

De la pluie et des vents forts attendus mardi au Québec

La séquence du beau temps ensoleillé sera interrompue en ce début de semaine par des averses et une baisse du mercure dès mardi …

Roughriders kick off training camp with confidence, talk of more running

Saskatchewan Roughriders head coach Craig Dickenson said he truly believes the team can bounce back from a disastrous season in 2022.