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October 16, 2018 2:14 PM Northern Manitoba heart patient dies on bus ride to medical checkup after being denied flight, report says

THOMPSON, MAN.—A Winnipeg media outlet says it’s learned that a northern Manitoba heart patient died during a 10-hour Greyhound bus trip to see a Winnipeg doctor after being denied a flight to get to the checkup. CTV News says Abraham Donkey, a 58-year-old resident of Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation, died Oct. 3 along Highway 6 after getting on the bus in Thompson 8

October 15, 2018 10:33 PM Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

SEATTLE—Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates, has died. He was 65. Allen’s company Vulcan Inc. said in a statement that he died Monday. Earlier this month Allen said the cancer he was treated for in 2009, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, had returned. Allen and Gates founded Microsoft Corp. in 1975. Microsoft’s big break came in 1980, when IBM Corp. decided 7

October 12, 2018 11:00 AM Explore deepest fears and desires in these new horror books

Sweden’s John Ajvide Lindqvist is best known for his novel (and its film adaptations) Let the Right One In, a stunning update of the traditional vampire story. Since that novel’s publication, Lindqvist has stamped his imprint upon several other sub-genres, including the zombie apocalypse saga, the child-gone-missing page-turner, and the Lovecraftian 8

October 5, 2018 1:04 PM Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc says cancer is in remission

MONCTON, N. B.—Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc, who was hit with a cancer diagnosis late last year, says he has a clean bill of health after undergoing treatment for his leukemia. He made the announcement on social media Thursday with a joint statement with his oncologist, Dr. Nicholas Finn, who says LeBlanc’s leukemia is in “complete 6

October 4, 2018 5:08 PM Critics slam Liberals over prescription drug cost ‘concession’ in USMCA pact

The medications, increasingly prescribed in Canada, are frequently used to treat debilitating conditions including cancer, rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn’s disease. Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association President Jim Keon says allowing drug companies to keep data to themselves for an additional two years is a “step away” from an affordable national 10

October 3, 2018 11:39 AM Female scientist awarded Nobel Prize in chemistry

The 2018 Nobel Prize in chemistry was awarded Wednesday to Frances H. Arnold of the United States, and jointly to George P. Smith of the United States and Gregory P. Winter of Britain for their work on evolutionary science. Arnold is the second woman to be awarded the prize this year. University of Waterloo scientist Donna Strickland was awarded the prize 13

September 25, 2018 12:01 PM Former New Mexico priest blamed sex abuse on cancer he didn’t have

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—A former New Mexico priest, who fled the U.S. decades ago amid allegations of child sex abuse and once blamed his behaviour on a cancer diagnosis which prosecutors say he didn’t have, is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday. Arthur Perrault is expected to appear in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque for a detention hearing as prosecutors 9

September 6, 2018 11:39 PM ‘Bittersweet’ reunion for Rowdy Tellez and dad after first MLB hit

Rowdy Tellez stood in the arrivals section of Toronto’s Pearson International Airport past midnight, waiting to tell his dad Greg the great news: he’d hit a double in his first major league at bat, driving in a run in the Blue Jays’ 10-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays earlier Wednesday night. The younger Tellez had hoped to surprise his father, but instead 62

August 30, 2018 11:00 AM Canadian TV networks Stand Up to Cancer for a third year

The broadcast, coming live from Santa Monica, Calif., will include oodles of celebrities — Mahershala Ali, Jennifer Garner, Ken Jeong, Trevor Noah, Reese Witherspoon and many others — with Canadian content in the form of Designated Survivor co-star Italia Ricci and Woodstock, Ont., cancer patient Caitlin Timmins. More stars will be announced ahead of the fundraising 14

August 24, 2018 9:53 PM Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Holliday, Faith Hill and more on star-studded lineup at Aretha Franklin funeral

Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, Chaka Khan, Faith Hill and gospel stars Shirley Caesar and Yolanda Adams will be among the performers at Aretha Franklin’s funeral in Detroit next week, a spokeswoman for Franklin’s family announced Friday. Franklin, who died earlier this month of pancreatic cancer at age 76, will be celebrated at a private ceremony Aug. 31 at Greater 12