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December 12, 2018 2:53 PM During seven-hour spacewalk, Russian astronauts gather clues to orbital mystery

About four hours into a spacewalk on Tuesday, Russian astronauts pulled out a knife and began cutting into a spacecraft docked at the International Space Station. Soon they began slashing with vigor through the outer insulation, with flurries of debris flying into space. Other times, they used what looked like hedge shears to cut first through the insulation 6

December 9, 2018 2:11 PM City of Kelowna takes steps to preserve 147-year-old log house

KELOWNA, B.C.—The city of Kelowna, B.C., is taking steps to preserve a 147-year-old log house built by one of the area’s first European settlers after it was damaged in a fire earlier this year. In a close vote last week, the city decided to earmark $29,000 for the construction of a temporary roof to protect Fleming House from the elements. The city’s 7

December 4, 2018 7:14 PM Alaska shaken by 4.6 magnitude aftershock

Geophysicist John Bellini says the aftershock is the 13th with a magnitude of 4.5 and above since the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck about 11 kilometres north of Anchorage on Friday. More than 2,100 aftershocks have occurred since the first earthquake, including a 5.7 shaker that arrived within minutes. Bellini says the vast majority of the aftershocks 17

December 3, 2018 2:56 PM Canada has achieved a housing soft landing, biggest builder says

“I’ve seen too many hot air balloons before: the higher they go, when they burst, you don’t survive the landing very well and what you end up doing, is you end up disenfranchising a whole generation of young people, a whole decade of chaos,” Gilgan said. Gilgan understands the damage that a popped housing bubble can create: he went through the crash 12

November 30, 2018 7:26 PM Back-to-back earthquakes shake Alaska, shattering roads and windows

“It’s one of those things where in your head, you think, ‘OK, it’s going to stop,’ and you say that to yourself so many times in your head that finally you think, ‘OK, maybe this isn’t going to stop,’” he said. Soon after the shaking ended, the school bus pulled up and the children boarded, but the driver stopped at a bridge and refused to go across 14

November 26, 2018 11:48 PM GM shows Doug Ford’s Ontario isn’t so ‘Open for Business’

Doug Ford’s attempt at damage control for doomed GM workers consisted of handing out his mobile phone number, and hinting at extra benefits for the jobless. But the damage is done. No matter the premier’s political spin, the economic spinoff from car assembly plants is a powerful force multiplier — or vaporizer, in this case. Oshawa’s loss is Ontario’s 17

November 18, 2018 11:00 AM Scheer vs. Bernier: Unfinished business spills into 2019 election

Just how much political damage can Maxime Bernier cause to Andrew Scheer, Leader of the Conservative Party, in the run up to the next election? More importantly, will Bernier’s well known libertarian principles impact our national discourse, possibly shifting the debate, not only for Scheer, but for all leaders? Will “Mad Max” be a lightning rod for discontent 15

November 17, 2018 2:49 AM Justin Bieber, ex-neighbour settle long-running egging suit

Jeffrey and Suzanne Schwartz filed a lawsuit in early 2015 that alleged they suffered emotional harm because of the egging and other actions by Bieber when he lived next door. The 24-year-old pop singer has already served probation in a criminal plea deal after the 2013 incident, and paid $80,000 in restitution for the damage he caused. The lawsuit alleged 18

November 13, 2018 4:02 PM Victim of triple homicide near London was in relationship with man found killed on same road last year

One of three people from Six Nations found murdered in a pickup truck abandoned in a field off a country road in Middlesex County was the common law partner of another Six Nations man found murdered on the same road last year. On Nov. 4, shortly before 10 a.m., OPP were called to the field off Bodkin Rd. and Jones Dr., south of London, Ont., near Oneida 19

October 31, 2018 8:04 PM Cenovus sees Canadian crude bottlenecks easing in coming months

Cenovus Energy says the end may be in sight for the pipeline bottlenecks that have throttled Canadian crude prices. The near-record gap between Western Canadian and U.S. prices will start to ease in the coming months as large North American refineries return to normal operations and the movement of crude via rail ramps up, the Calgary-based oilsands 19