MH370 search: Wing fragment bound for France

The wing fragment found on Réunion Island in the Indian Ocean has been loaded onto a cargo flight bound for France, where experts are hoping to learn whether the debris comes from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. French authorities ...

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UPEI researchers get $480K in grants

The federal government has announced $480,000 worth of grants for a variety of researchers at the University of Prince Edward Island. The grants are part of $440 million announced by the federal government in June in support of academic researchers, ...

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Special Olympian Jenna Smith wins 3 world game golds

P.E.I.’s Jenna Smith posing with two of three medals she earned at the Special Olympics World Games. (submitted by Charity Sheehan) Jenna Smith of Ellerslie, P.E.I. won her third gold medal in 10-pin bowling at the Special Olympics World Championships in Los ...

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Oilpatch earnings reflect low oil prices

Canada’s oilpatch is buckling down to a “lower-for-longer scenario,” in the words of one executive, after a fresh round of grim earnings. The prediction that oil prices will stay low for a long time came from Penn West Petroleum CEO Dave ...

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RioCan Real Estate mulling sale of U.S. portfolio

RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust is launching a strategic review of its U.S. operations, a process that could lead to the real estate giant selling part or all of its portfolio of properties south of the border. “It’s very difficult ...

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#TeamDrake has a field day with latest Meek Mill diss

Drake thinks Meek Mill’s latest diss against him in the rap pair’s ongoing feud is laughable.  After Philadelphia rapper Mill responded Thursday to Drake’s lyrical one-two punch against him with a single entitled Wanna Know, the Toronto native posted a photo of ...

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Ai Weiwei granted 6-month visa to UK

Britain performed an about-face Friday and granted a six-month visa to dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, apologizing for rejecting his application over an alleged criminal conviction. On Thursday, Ai disclosed that the British embassy in Beijing had turned down his ...

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