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July 27, 2018 10:36 PM New Star Wars will have the late Carrie Fisher — and Billy Dee Williams

Mark Hamill and Anthony Daniels round out the veterans from the original Star Wars trilogy who will be appearing in Episode IX. Other returning cast members include Daisy Ridley (Rey), Adam Driver (Kylo Ren), John Boyega (Finn), Oscar Isaac (Poe), Lupita Nyong’o (Maz Kanata), Domhnall Gleeson (General Hux), Kelly Marie Tran (Rose), Joonas Suotamo (Chewbacca) 13

July 20, 2018 6:25 PM Humboldt community is seeking a permanent memorial

REGINA—A community foundation set up after the fatal Humboldt Broncos bus crash is hoping for a permanent memorial at the site. Team spokesperson Grant Bastedo said Friday that no decision has been made by the Humboldt Strong Community Foundation on a potential roadside marker. “Basically it’s something that’s under discussion and I think it’s something 10

July 20, 2018 2:03 PM Five memorable moments at Glen Abbey as it hosts its 30th Canadian Open

Glen Abbey Golf Club hosts the Canadian Open for the 30th — and possibly final — time next week. Here are five of the top moments at the club, which first hosted Canada’s lone PGA tournament back in 1977. The biggest moment of them all from the biggest golfer of the last 25 years. Woods hit a towering six-iron more than 200 yards from a bunker, over water 7

July 15, 2018 8:12 PM Two Wildrose MLAs jump ship and join the PCs

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July 11, 2018 5:33 PM Republicans take ‘baby step’ in opposition to Trump’s tariffs

WASHINGTON — Republicans have made a gentle, symbolic move toward reining in President Donald Trump on tariffs. But it’s unclear whether they’re willing to go any further than that. The Republican-controlled Senate voted 88 to 11 on Wednesday to pass a non-binding motion in favour of giving Congress “a role” in deciding on tariffs imposed under a “national 13

June 26, 2018 7:35 PM Willie O’Ree, Martin Brodeur, Gary Bettman top Hockey Hall of Fame class

O’Ree was the first Black player in the NHL and will be the third Black player in the Hall of Fame, joining Edmonton Oilers goalie Grant Fuhr and Canadian women’s national team captain Angela James. Playing for Boston, he had four goals and 10 assists in 45 NHL games during the 1957-58 and 1960-61 seasons despite being 95 per cent blind in his right 8

June 21, 2018 3:17 AM Dow Chemical wins legal dispute against Nova Chemicals over Alberta plant

Justice Barbara Romaine of Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench ruled in favour of Dow and against a counterclaim filed by Nova in a case that included claims and counterclaims for damages between 2001 to 2012. “Dow has established these facts and has proved on a balance of probabilities that Nova has breached the joint venture agreements both as Operator 14

June 6, 2018 6:03 PM Judge sides with Philadelphia in sanctuary city fight

PHILADELPHIA—A federal judge has ruled in favour of Philadelphia in its lawsuit against the federal government for withholding grant funding in response to how the city deals with immigrants in the country illegally. U.S. District Judge Michael Baylson issued a 93-page memo Wednesday, saying the conditions placed on the city by the federal government 19

June 1, 2018 5:30 PM ‘You have to work!’ 30-year-old man evicted by parents meets deadline to leave home

CAMILLUS, N.Y.—The 30-year-old man whose eviction from his parents’ suburban home drew national attention finally left Friday, hours before a court-ordered deadline, with financial help from right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. Michael Rotondo honked and waved to reporters as he pulled out of the driveway of his parents’ split-level 17

May 24, 2018 3:41 PM Nova Scotia mulls fate of iconic Annie Leibovitz photography collection

HALIFAX—The Nova Scotia government is reviving hopes that a collection of iconic portraits by famed American photographer Annie Leibovitz could be displayed at the provincial gallery. The influential works, including an introspective image of the Queen and a portrait of a pregnant Demi Moore, have been stuck in storage at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia 21