WINNIPEG – Three items, including a crucifix, that belonged to North-West Rebellion leader Louis Riel, which have been held by the RCMP for decades, will soon return to Metis possession.
RCMP Deputy Commissioner Kevin Brosseau and Manitoba Metis Federation president David Chartrand signed a memorandum of understanding on Saturday that will see the items transferred to a Metis heritage centre in Winnipeg, once it is built.
VANCOUVER – The board members of a group representing frustrated Tim Hortons franchisees have been accused by the restaurant’s parent company of helping leak confidential information, says The Great White North Franchisee Association, and will seek legal action against the company next week.
It’s the latest development in an ongoing battle between Restaurant Brands International and the GWNFA as they disagree over the company’s direction and management since RBI acquired the coffee-and-doughnut chain in 2014.
TORONTO – Dozens of onlookers gathered outside a building in Toronto’s financial district Friday morning hoping to catch a glimpse of Prince Harry as the royal founder of the Invictus Games set the stage for the multi-sport competition that gets underway in the city this weekend.
The royal, however, appeared determined to keep the focus on the Games, and didn’t stop to interact with fans who cheered and called out to him.
Krista DuChene was only 12 kilometres into the 2013 world championship marathon in Moscow, when her legs gave way.
One of the country’s most finely tuned runners was succumbing to heat exhaustion. While she recalls insisting to Canadian team coaches she was good to keep running, she’d already fallen to the pavement and was having trouble even standing up straight.