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September 25, 2018 9:00 PM PG proves profitable for horror’s Eli Roth, director of The House With a Clock in Its Walls

“The main thing he said was, ‘Don’t be afraid to make it scary. Kids love to be scared,’” Roth said. “Amblin is using this movie to really relaunch the brand to make it what it was in the ’80s. For me, it was a huge honour. Those Amblin movies were so important to me. I wanted this to have my sense of humour and my personality but feel like you could 10

September 19, 2018 8:23 PM Potential replacements for Phoenix pay system to start testing soon, Treasury Board president says

The government earmarked $16 million in its last budget to search for a replacement for Phoenix, which has caused massive headaches for more than half of the country’s federal workers, many of whom have been overpaid, shortchanged or not paid at all. Brison said it is not yet known how much a replacement HR system will cost. It’s estimated that Phoenix 10

August 30, 2018 5:05 PM Lethbridge plays catchup with other Alberta cities on curbside recycling

Lethbridge city council is struggling to reach consensus on a proposed new service that most of the politicians backed in last year’s municipal election — curbside recycling. Armed with a public opinion survey that shows a big majority of citizens support the curbside service, council considered introducing the program during recent budget deliberations 72

August 21, 2018 2:12 PM Canadian IndyCar driver Robert Wickens has rods and screws placed into spine after crash

Hinchcliffe and Wickens drive for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, and Wickens had been surprisingly competitive since his series debut. He was on his way to winning the season opener at St. Petersburg, Florida, until he was spun in the closing laps. Wickens has one pole, four podiums, a pair of runner-up finishes and was sixth in the standings before his crash 22

August 13, 2018 2:54 AM U.S. Pentagon chief defends his reversal on Space Force

BRASILIA, BRAZIL—U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said Sunday he is satisfied that creating a Space Force as a separate military service is the right way to reorganize the Pentagon’s approach to space. Mattis, who last year opposed moves in U.S. Congress to create a separate space service, said his emphasis then was on establishing a consensus about 22

August 9, 2018 5:10 PM Pence outlines plans to have new U.S. Space Force by 2020

WASHINGTON—Faced with growing competition and threats from Russia and China, the White House on Thursday said it will create the U.S. Space Force as a sixth, separate military service by 2020. U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence told a Pentagon audience that the plan fulfils U.S. President Donald Trump’s vow to ensure America’s dominance in space — a domain 18

August 8, 2018 5:28 PM Some vets forced to wait months for case manager, records show

Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino was warned in May that nearly 300 veterans had been waiting months for a case manager to help them gain access to support services. The warning, contained in internal documents obtained by the Citizen, was delivered as Fantino prepared to defend millions of dollars in Veterans Affairs Canada budget cuts. Veterans 99

July 31, 2018 7:56 PM Ontario government scraps basic income pilot project, limits welfare increase to 1.5 per cent

“They spent money the province didn’t have,” MacLeod said of Kathleen Wynne’s Liberal government, whose ill-fated budget projected a multi-billion dollar deficit this year. She described the 1.5 per cent increase as “compassionate” and said the basic income pilot program in three locations across the province as “quite expensive.” “It was certainly not going 13

July 23, 2018 8:17 PM Ford says Horwath attacking him as a radical extremist is ‘the pot calling the kettle black’

While the 1998 curriculum will temporarily be taught in schools starting in September, Ford again promised an extensive public consultation on a revamped syllabus with hearings in every constituency in Ontario, though no budget or timetable has yet been set. “We’re going to go right across the province. We’re going to contact 124 ridings, the constituents 20

July 17, 2018 6:09 PM Bunnies are still swarming Canmore despite a cull

Jay Honeyman, a human-wildlife conflict biologist, said the rabbits do attract large predators to the town. “We’ve certainly got coyotes and we’ve got bears and cougars known to be feeding on rabbits within the urban footprint,” he said. “The reality is that the rabbits are a potential food source and the town has been trying to get a handle on that. Canmore’s 29