Mayoral race roundup

THE blight of downtown surface parking lots, making the Exchange District shine and helping the homeless were on the minds Friday of three of the eight candidates running in this year’s civic mayoral election. Targeting surface parking lots ROBERT-FALCON Ouellette promises to tax the dozens… Read More

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International affairs his true calling

It’s not likely Art DeFehr will cause the Canadian government to change its policy on Iran, but that doesn’t stop the 71-year-old Winnipeg businessman from trying. His effort has included a detailed, 12-page report called Iran in Transition, which followed an intense 10-day tour of Read More

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STARS rescues injured hiker

STARS was dispatched at about 2 p.m. to a location on the Mantario Trail, north of West Hawk Lake. A woman hiker in her 30s sustained a leg injury and required medical assistance. This is a case of using the helicopter for remote access, said a STARS official. Alternately, it […]

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Thou shalt not miss this movie

In the Golden Age of Hollywood, the priest was generally a figure of benign, good-hearted authority. Recall Spencer Tracy’s Father Flanagan in Boys Town or Bing Crosby’s Father O’Malley in Going My Way. What a long strange trip it’s been for the Irish Catholic priest in cinema. Director John Read […]

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