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Saskatchewan government sells STC assets to Hilco Industrial

The Saskatchewan government has sold the assets of its bus company for an estimated $29 million.Joe Hargrave, the minister who was responsible for the Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC), said the entire fleet and most of the depots have been sold to Hilco Industrial Acquisitions Canada.Story continues belowRelated

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Republican lawmakers say historic tax deal is agreed

Republican lawmakers in the US say they have agreed a deal to make way for the biggest overhaul of the country’s tax system in 30 years. There has been no full announcement but reports suggest a plan to bring US corporate tax rate down to 21% from the current 35%. …

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Toronto home where Meghan Markle lived listed at $1.395 million

TORONTO – Time is running out to buy the Toronto house where Prince Harry and Suits actress Meghan Markle spent time before announcing their engagement last month — as the sellers are expected to choose a buyer as soon as tonight.Story continues belowReal estate agent Alex Beauregard says the two-storey, …

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Head on crash kills Greenwood man

Police say speed and changing road conditions played a role in a fatal head on crash near Midway.The two vehicle crash happened early Tuesday morning on Highway 3, one kilometre east of Midway where a pick-up truck crossed the centre line before colliding with a logging truck.The driver of the …

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The Christmas Magic Breakfast

A new holiday season event is happening this week in Kelowna. The Christmas Magic Breakfast will take place this Thursday morning to gather gifts for often forgotten adults in the central Okanagan.This first annual breakfast event takes place Thursday Dec 14 at the Hotel Eldorado, from 6:30 to 9:30.They’ll be …

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Militiamen jailed in DR Congo's Kavumu for raping 40 children

A group of 11 militiamen in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been jailed for life for raping about 40 children, including at least one baby. The girls they raped between 2013 and 2016 were aged between eight months and 12 years old. The men’s alleged leader was a local …

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Calgary educator facing new child sex abuse charges

A Calgary educator is facing new charges of sexual assault and sexual contact with children seven months after police announced allegations involving three underage girls.Christian Sarile was charged with sexual assault, sexual contact with a child, sexual counsel of a child and three counts of breach of condition of undertaking …

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Kuwait Arts Association opens int'l arts forum

A group photo of Sheikha Dr. Suaad Al-Sabah and the participant artists KUWAIT, Dec 13 (KUNA) — As part of its golden jubilee celebrations, Kuwait Arts Association (KAA) opened the international arts forum on Wednesday evening.The event, being held under auspices of Sheikha Dr. Suaad Al-Sabah, falls in the framework …

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Canada says defense firms can now sell small arms to Ukraine

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada said on Wednesday that defense contractors would be allowed to sell weapons such as automatic firearms and electric stun guns to Ukraine, a move the government in Kiev has long pressed for. The Canadian foreign ministry said in a statement it would closely examine every bid …

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Chris Froome: Team Sky rider says legacy will not be tainted by 'adverse' drugs test

Media playback is not supported on this device Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome says his legacy will not be tainted after returning an “adverse” drugs test at the Vuelta a Espana. The Team Sky rider, 32, had double the allowed level of legal asthma drug Salbutamol in his …

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