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April 24, 2018 4:18 PM One thing: Adrian Stimson’s Old Sun reframes history at the Art Gallery of Ontario

The Siksika artist’s installation amid the standard icons of Canadian art sheds new light on both, writes Murray Whyte. They took the spotlight, while Stimson’s history was relegated to the dark. The fixture, recovered from Old Sun Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan, shatters a long-held barrier between official history and not, imposing itself 12

April 14, 2018 11:00 AM There’s something for everyone at the Savannah Music Festival

Highlights included Canadian pianist Marc-Andre Hamelin and the Zukerman Trio, which is two-thirds Canadian, writes William Littler. On Thursday, as a further example, I began my day with a concert by the 75-year-old jazz master Dr. Lonnie Smith and his trio, continued with an afternoon classical recital of Beethoven, Dvorak and Schubert by the Zukerman 12

April 12, 2018 5:31 PM Missing Montreal boy’s father urges mayor to form police squad specializing in abductions

10-year-old Jeffrey Ariel Kouakou has been missing for exactly one month. Police say they believe the boy fell into a river and drowned, but his father, Kouadio Frederic Kouakou, insists he was abducted. MONTREAL—The father of a boy who has been missing for exactly a month is asking Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante and police to set up a squad that would 8

March 30, 2018 2:38 PM Police bring in specialized canine unit as search resumes for missing Montreal boy

The search for a missing 10-year-old boy has resumed with the help of a dog Friday morning on the riverbank of the park where he was last seen. The search for a missing 10-year-old Montreal boy resumed Friday morning with the help of a canine unit. Ariel Jeffrey Kouakou disappeared March 12 after he left his home in Montreal's north-end borough of Ahuntsic-Cartierville 13

March 20, 2018 11:20 AM 'If I give up, everything around me will crumble': Search resumes for Montreal boy

After scanning the icy Rivière des Prairies for hours Monday with no result, police are resuming the search this morning for a missing 10-year-old Montreal boy. Ariel Jeffrey Kouakou went missing March 12 from Ahuntsic-Cartierville after he left his home to meet a friend. The boy's father, Kouadio Frédéric Kouakou, said he believes his son is alive and was abducted 21

March 17, 2018 4:26 PM Chicago River runs green in annual St. Patrick’s Day tradition

CHICAGO—The Chicago River has been dyed a bright shade of green, kicking off the city’s St. Patrick’s Day festivities. Thousands of people lined the riverfront downtown Chicago on Saturday to see the dyeing, a tradition for the holiday that dates to 1962. A parade was also scheduled. Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and many candidates 13

March 6, 2018 2:00 PM Fort McMurray First Nation getting in on Canadian cannabis boom

Fort McMurray #468 First Nation could reap $13M in annual cannabis revenues, according to its business partner The Fort McMurray #468 First Nation says it will join other Canadian Indigenous communities that will grow and sell legal marijuana. The band is planning to open a cannabis-growing facility about 40 kilometres south of Fort McMurray in July 2019. The facility 24

March 3, 2018 6:02 PM ‘Painstaking’ investigation begins after massive Streetsville fire

Some 1,100 residents were still without power Saturday afternoon after a massive blaze engulfed a construction site near Tannery St. and Joymar Dr. in Streetsville. Mississauga’s fire marshal will be starting a “painstaking” investigation today after an explosion and a massive blaze engulfed a construction site near a seniors’ residence and a high school 21

March 2, 2018 7:18 PM Acquittal of Raymond Cormier in Tina Fontaine’s death disappoints Winnipeg police chief

Cormier was found not guilty last week of second-degree murder in the death of Fontaine, whose body was wrapped in a duvet cover and weighed down with rocks when it was found in the Red River. Winnipeg’s police chief says he’s disappointed that a jury acquitted a man accused of killing 15-year-old teenager Tina Fontaine. Raymond Cormier was found not guilty 22

March 2, 2018 5:40 PM Winnipeg police chief 'didn't sleep for a week' following not-guilty verdict in Raymond Cormier trial

Chief Danny Smyth makes first comments in wake of trial of man accused of killing Tina Fontaine Winnipeg police Chief Danny Smyth says he did not sleep for a week after a jury declared Raymond Cormier not guilty of killing Tina Fontaine. In his first comments about the case since last month's verdict, Chief Smyth said Friday that Winnipeg's homicide 32