May 2nd, 2016

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2 new e-books offer free excerpts of upcoming works

NEW YORK – Free digital excerpts from upcoming works by Ann Patchett, Christina Baker Kline and T. Coraghessan Boyle are among more than 100 offerings in the preview releases “Buzz Books 2016: Fall/Winter” and “Buzz Books 2016: Young Adult Fall/Winter.” Compiled by the online industry newsletter Publishers Lunch, the two books include a wide range ... Read More »


BCE to buy Manitoba Telecom in friendly deal worth $3.9 billion

WINNIPEG – BCE Inc. has a friendly deal to buy Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. in a deal they value at $3.9 billion. The deal will add Manitoba’s largest phone, Internet and wireless company to a Montreal-based telecommunication business that stretches across Canada. BCE (TSX:BCE) is offering $40 per share in cash or equity for the ... Read More »


NewsAlert:BCE to buy Manitoba Telecom in friendly deal worth $3.9 billion

WINNIPEG – BCE Inc. has a friendly deal to buy Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. in a deal they value at $3.9 billion. BCE is offering $40 per share in cash or equity for the Winnipeg-based company’s stock. More coming... Read More »


Out-of-control Alberta wildfire prompts late-evening evacuation order

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. – An out-of-control wildfire has sparked a mandatory evacuation order for two areas just south of Fort McMurray, Alta. Emergency officials issued the order late Sunday evening for residents of the Centennial Trailer Park and Prairie Creek neighbourhoods because of a blaze that has burned through more than a square kilometre of ... Read More »


Enbridge rethinks U.S. natural gas business as Q1 revenue plunges

HOUSTON – Enbridge Energy Partners LP is looking at a possible sale of its main natural gas business in the United States, which has experienced a 51 per cent decline in first-quarter revenue and a higher operating loss compared with last year. The Enbridge-run limited partnership, which is primarily involved in transporting oil from Western ... Read More »


Iraq: Car bombing kills at least 13 pilgrims in Baghdad

BAGHDAD – Officials say a car bombing has killed at least 13 Shiite pilgrims commemorating the death anniversary of a revered Imam in Baghdad. A police officer says the parked explosives-laden car detonated shortly after midday in Baghdad’s southwestern Saydiyah neighbourhood. He added that 28 other people were wounded. A medical official confirmed the causality ... Read More »


Doctor Game: Can fibre decrease the risk of colon cancer?

Humans don’t learn from history. Dr. Denis Burkitt, a British researcher, showed years ago that African natives, consuming large amounts of fibre, did not suffer from constipation, appendicitis or problems of the large bowel, such as diverticulitis (hernias of the colon). Now, a new British report states an increase in dietary fibre decreases the risk ... Read More »


ClubsCalendar May 2-8

MONDAY Do you have a drinking problem? Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held seven days a week in Medicine Hat. For times and locations, call 403-527-2065. Moms’ Walking Group, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., meet in Mall Food Court in front of A&W. Walk, then have coffee. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 5-6 p.m., ... Read More »


Police apprehend four youths with stolen truck

Medicine Hat News Four youths were taken into custody Saturday morning after being caught with a stolen truck at Echo Dale Park. At approximately 11:30 a.m., police responded to a report of four suspects fleeing a truck which had become wedged in soft ground. Upon arrival, police confirmed the vehicle was stolen and set up ... Read More »


Tories begin planning for byelection

Medicine Hat News The Conservative Party of Canada is getting ready to hit the ground running for an upcoming byelection in Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner Members of the party met through the riding on the weekend to discuss the byelection for the seat left vacant following the sudden passing of Jim Hillyer on March 23. “The board ... Read More »