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Two lengths of wooden pipe, made about 100 years ago, were unearthed by a Northside Construction Partnership crew that was upgrading the sanitation system in Condor, Alberta. The antique, handmade culverts were donated to the Sunnybrook Farm Museum in Red Deer. (Contributed photo).

Antique, handmade wooden culverts donated to Red Deer’s Sunnybrook Farm Museum

Construction foreman has never seen anything like them: ‘Must be 100 years old’

Two lengths of wooden pipe, made about 100 years ago, were unearthed by a Northside Construction Partnership crew that was upgrading the sanitation system in Condor, Alberta. The antique, handmade culverts were donated to the Sunnybrook Farm Museum in Red Deer. (Contributed photo).
Dr. Wilton Littlechild
Dr. Wilton Littlechild
President Joe Biden delivers remarks to the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, in New York. U.S. President Joe Biden, traditionally a Day 1 speaker, ascends the rostrum this morning instead, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau among those attending in person. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Evan Vucci

Haiti, Ukraine to dominate talks for Trudeau on Day 2 of UN General Assembly visit

Today’s the day that the stars come out at the United Nations.…

President Joe Biden delivers remarks to the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, in New York. U.S. President Joe Biden, traditionally a Day 1 speaker, ascends the rostrum this morning instead, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau among those attending in person. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Evan Vucci
Cora Morgan, First Nations Family Advocate at The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) speaks at a news conference in Winnipeg, Monday, February 22, 2016. In recent years there has been a significant push from Indigenous leaders and child welfare advocates across the country to address the myriad systemic issues contributing to the overrepresentation of Indigenous children in care. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Cora Morgan, First Nations Family Advocate at The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) speaks at a news conference in Winnipeg, Monday, February 22, 2016. In recent years there has been a significant push from Indigenous leaders and child welfare advocates across the country to address the myriad systemic issues contributing to the overrepresentation of Indigenous children in care. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Minister of Public Safety Marco Mendicino rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, June 23, 2022. Mendicino is pledging to "work around the clock" to table legislation this fall declaring Indigenous policing an essential service. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Ottawa aims to table legislation this fall making Indigenous policing essential

Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino is pledging to “work around the clock”…

Minister of Public Safety Marco Mendicino rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, June 23, 2022. Mendicino is pledging to "work around the clock" to table legislation this fall declaring Indigenous policing an essential service. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
A person walks by a row of houses in Toronto on Tuesday July 12, 2022. Statistics Canada will release its latest 2021 census report on the housing landscape in Canada this morning.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

Stats Canada says Canada’s homeownership rate fell in latest 2021 census release

Canada’s homeownership rate is on the decline, with young adults in particular…

A person walks by a row of houses in Toronto on Tuesday July 12, 2022. Statistics Canada will release its latest 2021 census report on the housing landscape in Canada this morning.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
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Barricades block pedestrian and automobile traffic near United Nations headquarters in New York, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in the city for the start of leader-level talks at the UN General Assembly. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Seth Wenig

As UN confronts ‘cascade of crises,’ Trudeau focused on global growth, food security

In a time of crisis, the planet is gridlocked by “colossal global…

Barricades block pedestrian and automobile traffic near United Nations headquarters in New York, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in the city for the start of leader-level talks at the UN General Assembly. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Seth Wenig
The Peace Tower is seen through leaves in a tree on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Oct. 23, 2019. The Liberals are signalling their fall priority will be on help for Canada's most vulnerable as the House of Commons resumes sitting today. But all eyes are going to be looking to see if sparks fly between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and new Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Liberals move bills on GST benefits, dental care as Parliament resumes

Affordability was the name of the political game on Tuesday as the…

The Peace Tower is seen through leaves in a tree on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Oct. 23, 2019. The Liberals are signalling their fall priority will be on help for Canada's most vulnerable as the House of Commons resumes sitting today. But all eyes are going to be looking to see if sparks fly between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and new Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
James Smith Cree Nation Chief Wally Burns stands for a photograph in a classroom at the school on James Smith Cree Nation on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. Wally Burns is headed to Toronto to meet with federal ministers a series of deadly stabbings in his community earlier this month. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards

James Smith Cree Nation chief to meet with federal ministers to discuss stabbings

JAMES SMITH CREE NATION — The chief of a Saskatchewan First Nation…

James Smith Cree Nation Chief Wally Burns stands for a photograph in a classroom at the school on James Smith Cree Nation on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. Wally Burns is headed to Toronto to meet with federal ministers a series of deadly stabbings in his community earlier this month. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards
Jason Lunn received tremendous support from daughter Gigi (on his left) and wife Colette during his walk on the ME Global Athletic Park football field. Kara Van Scheik photo

Team Jigger founder Jason ‘Jigger’ Lunn inspires home crowd on Sept. 16

Team Jigger founder and accessibility advocate Jason ‘Jigger’ Lunn inspired many on…

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Jason Lunn received tremendous support from daughter Gigi (on his left) and wife Colette during his walk on the ME Global Athletic Park football field. Kara Van Scheik photo
Service Alberta Minister Nate Glubish said Alberta hopes to leverage its investment by lobbying the federal government for matching funds and the private sector will also be approached. (Photo by Government of Alberta)

Province aims to expand rural internet access

Alberta is moving forward with its goal to have 100 per cent…

Service Alberta Minister Nate Glubish said Alberta hopes to leverage its investment by lobbying the federal government for matching funds and the private sector will also be approached. (Photo by Government of Alberta)
Barricades block pedestrian and automobile traffic near United Nations headquarters in New York, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

UN chief: World is ‘paralyzed’ and equity is slipping away

In an alarming assessment, the head of the United Nations warned world…

Barricades block pedestrian and automobile traffic near United Nations headquarters in New York, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin speaks to reporters outside the Gatineau Police Station after being processed, in Gatineau, Que., on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Complainant in Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin sex assault trial says she still has nightmares

The complainant in the sexual assault trial of the military officer who…

Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin speaks to reporters outside the Gatineau Police Station after being processed, in Gatineau, Que., on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer's uniform in Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. The Amber Alert issued in Vancouver Monday for a missing three-year-old boy has been cancelled. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Amber Alert cancelled for missing Vancouver child, found in Alberta

An Amber Alert has been cancelled for the child who authorities say…

A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer's uniform in Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. The Amber Alert issued in Vancouver Monday for a missing three-year-old boy has been cancelled. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre greet each other as they gather in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022. A new poll suggests Trudeau enjoys a slight lead over Poilievre when it comes to which leader Canadians feel would make the best prime minister. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Justin Trudeau slightly favoured over Pierre Poilievre for prime minister: new poll

A new poll suggests Canadians still believe Justin Trudeau is still the…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre greet each other as they gather in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022. A new poll suggests Trudeau enjoys a slight lead over Poilievre when it comes to which leader Canadians feel would make the best prime minister. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits 10 Downing Street to meet with British Prime Minister Liz Truss in London on Sunday, September 18, 2022. Trudeau met with his British counterpart Sunday as world leaders converged on London for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

VIDEO: Trudeau, Chrétien share memories of Queen Elizabeth II in London

Current and former prime ministers are part of official Canadian delegation to London

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits 10 Downing Street to meet with British Prime Minister Liz Truss in London on Sunday, September 18, 2022. Trudeau met with his British counterpart Sunday as world leaders converged on London for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Mark Tewksbury, Canadian Olympic Champion Swimmer speaks with the Canadian media before attending the funeral service for the late Queen Elizabeth II in London on Sunday, September 18, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Former swimmer Tewksbury calls queen’s funeral ‘personal,’ proud to represent Canada

Former Canadian swim star Mark Tewksbury was among thousands to honour Queen…

Mark Tewksbury, Canadian Olympic Champion Swimmer speaks with the Canadian media before attending the funeral service for the late Queen Elizabeth II in London on Sunday, September 18, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
A dentist at the Riley Hospital for Children Department of Pediatric Dentistry, checks the teeth of Justin Perez, 11, during an office visit in Indianapolis, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. University of Calgary associate economics professor Lindsay Tedds warns the federal dental benefit for children opens families up to the potential for "clawbacks" if they don't spend all the money on their kids' teeth.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Michael Conroy

Expert flags potential for dental-care clawbacks as result of federal program

A University of Calgary economist warns that the federal dental benefit for…

A dentist at the Riley Hospital for Children Department of Pediatric Dentistry, checks the teeth of Justin Perez, 11, during an office visit in Indianapolis, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. University of Calgary associate economics professor Lindsay Tedds warns the federal dental benefit for children opens families up to the potential for "clawbacks" if they don't spend all the money on their kids' teeth.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Michael Conroy
Victims of heavy flooding from monsoon rains stand beside their tents at a relief camp in Dasht near Quetta, Pakistan, Friday, Sept. 16, 2022. The devastating floods affected over 33 million people and displaced over half a million people who are still living in tents and make-shift homes. The water has destroyed 70% of wheat, cotton and other crops in Pakistan. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)

In hopeful sign, Pakistan says no new flood deaths in 3 days

Pakistan said Monday there have been no fatalities for the past three…

Victims of heavy flooding from monsoon rains stand beside their tents at a relief camp in Dasht near Quetta, Pakistan, Friday, Sept. 16, 2022. The devastating floods affected over 33 million people and displaced over half a million people who are still living in tents and make-shift homes. The water has destroyed 70% of wheat, cotton and other crops in Pakistan. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)