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  1. Trudeau says he may not wish political leadership on his young daughter

    01.17 / 16:02 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    FREDERICTON - The prime minister says he may not encourage his young daughter to carry on the family tradition of political leadership. Justin Trudeau was at a town hall in Fredericton when he was asked by a little girl what his eight-year-old daughter Ella-Grace wants to be when she…
  2. COOKING ON DEADLINE: Cheesy Beer Dip with Hot Pretzels

    01.17 / 14:42 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    It is easy enough to put out bag after bag of chips during a Sunday football-watching party, or any other gathering for that matter. And it's not much harder to go the extra step and put those chips into an actual bowl ... you know, if you're feeling classy. But how about making a…
  3. You're going on vacation, but what about your plants?

    01.17 / 14:41 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    Winter, especially early winter, is a good time of year for gardeners to travel. Houseplants now are most tolerant of neglect and, if we plan a little, they can even thrive in our absence. Lack of water is the major threat to neglected plants. But you know how long your plants can go…
  4. Hyundai highlights US spending plan before Trump inaugurated

    01.17 / 08:15 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - Hyundai Motor Group said Tuesday it will significantly increase its investment in the U.S. while Donald Trump is president and is considering building a new U.S. factory, in an unusual disclosure of its mid-term investment plan in the key market. Chung Jin Haeng,…
  5. 88 million tons a year: Auditors decry EU food waste

    01.16 / 23:06 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    BRUSSELS - The sheer waste of food had been bothering teacher Marijke De Jongh for so long that two years ago she set up a pop-up restaurant to serve perfectly good groceries and meat that were approaching their expiry date. With her Rekub team, she followed it up with an app that…
  6. Gene Cernan, last astronaut on the moon, dies at 82

    01.16 / 21:05 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    Former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last of only a dozen men to walk on the moon who returned to Earth with a message of "peace and hope for all mankind," has died. He was 82. NASA announced that Cernan died Monday surrounded by his family. NASA spokesman Bob Jacobs confirmed the death but had…
  7. Federal Crown vying to stop private prosecution in B.C. dam collapse case

    01.16 / 18:42 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    VANCOUVER - The federal government is moving to stay an advocacy group's private prosecution against the B.C. government and a mining company over the collapse of the Mount Polley tailings dam. Crown lawyer Alexander Clarkson says there is no prospect of conviction against either the…
  8. Canada must remain nimble as it braces for Trump era: feds' economic adviser

    01.15 / 19:07 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    OTTAWA - The head of the Trudeau government's influential council of economic advisers recommends Ottawa stay agile, just in case Donald Trump delivers on vows that could have severe implications for Canada. Dominic Barton, the global managing director of consulting firm McKinsey & Co., said…
  9. Eddie Long, megachurch pastor embroiled in scandal, dies

    01.15 / 19:06 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    LITHONIA, Ga. - Eddie Long, the flamboyant megachurch pastor whose reputation was tarnished after former congregants accused him of sexual misconduct, has died. He was 63. Long died Sunday after battling cancer, New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Georgia, said in a statement…
  10. Women face heavier burden of criminalizing HIV non-disclosure, advocates say

    01.15 / 18:05 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    OTTAWA - There is a question that Saara Greene says comes up early when she speaks with HIV-positive women: "Would I get charged if I was raped?" Greene, an associate professor of social work at McMaster University, said she and her team of community-based researchers hear this often…
  11. Milan's Brera protects artworks after humidity system breaks

    01.15 / 17:04 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    MILAN - Restorers at Milan's famous Brera Art Gallery have taken measures to protect the collection after its temperature and humidity control system reportedly broke during a recent cold snap. The Italian daily Corriere della Sera reported Sunday that Donato Bramante's "Christ at the…
  12. Assaults soar in Newfoundland's Dickens-era jail: 'It's a tinderbox'

    01.15 / 15:02 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - It opened in 1859, the year Charles Dickens' new novel "A Tale of Two Cities" transfixed readers with Dr. Manette's tormented imprisonment at the Bastille. Built from stone, Her Majesty's Penitentiary in St. John's, N.L., was meant to be "stark, severe, forbidding." In…
  13. The Latest: SpaceX launch places satellites in orbit

    01.14 / 19:26 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    LOS ANGELES - The Latest on the launch of a SpaceX rocket in California (all times local): 11:25 a.m. SpaceX says its first launch of a Falcon 9 rocket since a fiery September accident has successfully placed a constellation of satellites in orbit. The two-stage rocket lifted off…
  14. SpaceX launches first rocket since explosion in Florida

    01.14 / 18:46 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    LOS ANGELES - A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from California on Saturday, marking the company's first launch since a fireball engulfed a similar rocket on a Florida launch pad more than four months ago. The two-stage rocket lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 9:54 a.m. carrying…
  15. Could treated sewage be a tool against sea-level rise?

    01.14 / 17:05 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    SUFFOLK, Va. - As a tool against sea-level rise, the idea seems a little counterintuitive: Add water to the ground. But the laws of physics support it: Pump millions of gallons into a sandy aquifer deep below the Earth's surface, and its porous layers will expand like a sponge. The ground…
  16. Military's shift away from oil clashes with Trump's promises

    01.14 / 15:24 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. - At a sprawling desert base, a Marine recharged his radio's batteries simply by walking, while nearby fellow troops examined a rocket artillery system and a drone — both powered by the sun. Navy and Marine Corps brass, accompanied by green energy executives, sh…
  17. BC Centre for Disease Control issues public warning about oyster illness

    01.13 / 18:26 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    VANCOUVER - The BC Centre for Disease Control says more than 70 people have become ill from eating oysters that may have been raw or improperly cooked in homes or restaurants. The centre says the outbreak has occurred in various parts of the province and more cases are expected. Dr.…
  18. Canadian navy ship returns to port following six-month NATO deployment

    01.13 / 16:44 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    HALIFAX - Family members and friends lined a dock on the Halifax waterfront Friday to welcome the return of a Royal Canadian Navy ship following a six-month deployment overseas. HMCS Charlottetown pulled into port on a clear, mild day after a stint with NATO forces in the Mediterranean and…
  19. Try meatballs bursting with the flavours of Southeast Asia

    01.13 / 16:24 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    Though students at The Culinary Institute of America face a seemingly endless to-do list, central to their course work is recipe and menu development. At the CIA, food is life, and even the best-managed restaurant is nothing without flavourful, exciting, and innovative recipes. A recent…
  20. NewsAlert: Woman can't sue Alberta regulator in fracking case: Supreme Court

    01.13 / 15:03 www.brandonsun.com Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle
    OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada says an Alberta woman cannot sue the province's energy regulator as part of her claim that hydraulic fracturing so badly contaminated her well that the water can be set on fire. Jessica Ernst began legal action against the regulator and Calgary-based…