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November 15, 2018 6:48 PM Hamilton’s Kapwani Kiwanga wins $100,000 Sobey Art Award

The other four finalists receive $25,000 apiece, while the remaining 20 longlisted artists receive $2,000. This year’s other finalists were Mi’kmaq artist Jordan Bennett representing the Atlantic region and Jon Rafman of Quebec. Representing the Prairies and the North is Joi T. Arcand from the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation in Saskatchewan, and Jeneen Frei Njootli 8

November 9, 2018 2:40 PM Boeing 757 crash in Guyana injures six passengers

The aircraft, a Boeing 757-200 according Flightradar 24, was bound for Canada when it suffered a hydraulic issue after take-off, AFP reported, citing Guyana’s infrastructure minister, David Patterson. The twin-engine jet skidded off the runway, injuring half a dozen people, according to the report. The plane is a much older model than the Boeing 737 Max operated 15

November 6, 2018 6:01 PM Higher oil prices take some heat off N.L.’s deficit

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador had an unexpected oil price spike to thank for some slight deficit relief reported in Tuesday’s fiscal update. The cash-strapped Atlantic province reported a $547-million deficit on Tuesday, compared to the $683-million deficit projected in this spring’s budget. Finance Minister Tom Osborne pointed to the overbudget 13

October 27, 2018 4:49 PM Cosmosphere museum featuring recovered spacecraft in new exhibit

OVERLAND PARK, KAN.—A spacecraft that sank after its descent on the second U.S. manned space flight nearly 60 years ago is headed to northeastern Kansas as part of a temporary exhibit. The exhibit, featuring the Liberty Bell 7 capsule, is expected to open in Overland Park next year as a preview to a proposed satellite location of the popular Hutchinson 22

October 11, 2018 3:25 AM 2019 Overwatch League season, with Toronto and Vancouver, to kick off Feb. 14

Toronto and fellow expansion sides Paris, Washington D.C. and Atlanta will join the Atlantic Division, while Vancouver and China’s Chengdu, Guangzhou and Hangzhou will join the Pacific Division. The esports league season starts Feb. 14 with each of the league’s 20 teams playing 28 matches over four five-week stages at Blizzard Arena Los Angeles 18

October 5, 2018 1:30 PM Feds on track to impose carbon price on growing number of provinces on Jan. 1

Newfoundland hasn’t made public its plan. Nova Scotia has a cap-and-trade regime on its big industrial emitters and it’s not clear yet if that will meet Ottawa’s requirement for a broad-based carbon price. Alberta will be fine for Jan. 1 but Premier Rachel Notley is no longer committing to raising her province’s carbon price in line with federal requirements 14

September 7, 2018 10:09 PM NHLers rate Tavares deal from multiple angles

“I was hoping he would sign with us,” said Kane, “but I like the fact a big-time free agent left and did something you don’t see too much in the NHL. I think it sets a tone, sets a precedent for players. I like the fact he had the courage to make that move.” It’s fair to say that what other NHLers thought of Tavares’ decision was based, at least a bit, on geography 24

August 24, 2018 7:13 PM Former Nova Scotia premier considering 2019 run for Conservatives

Cape Breton-Canso has been a Liberal stronghold for almost two decades. Rodger Cuzner, a longtime MP who is well-liked on both sides of the aisle in the House of Commons, has held the riding since 2000. Over six elections, Cuzner has never finished with less than 46 per cent of the vote. In the Liberals 2015 Atlantic wave, he finished with the support 16

August 21, 2018 6:14 PM Irving Oil signs deal to acquire Irish-based group of energy companies

“We are looking forward to joining Irving Oil and continuing to grow and develop our business under its umbrella,” Top Oil chief executive Gerard Boylan said in a statement. A news release from Irving said Top Oil recently expanded operations into aviation fuel, and sells more than one billion litres of fuel every year to commercial and residential consumers 39

August 17, 2018 9:06 PM No changes planned to push Irving out of National Shipbuilding Strategy, Brison says

“The men and women of the Halifax Shipyard are concerned that these remarks signal the possible redirection of shipbuilding work out of Atlantic Canada. These are well-paying, good jobs, won fairly through a competitive process.” But Scott Brison, a Nova Scotia MP and president of the Treasury Board of Canada, said Irving’s role within the shipbuilding 19