The first Black president of a democratic South Africa and the first living non-Canadian to receive honorary citizenship is dead.
Nelson Mandela passed away on Thursday night after a lengthy illness. The Nobel Prize laureate was 95.
Gus Logie has been fired as coach after Canada failed to qualify for next year’s International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty/20 World Cup.
CIBC, the first bank in Canada to launch a Mobile Banking App, has extended its suite of mobile banking innovations with eDeposit, a new feature that lets personal and small business clients deposit cheques to their CIBC account simply by taking a photo of the cheque with their mobile device.
It was no mere coincidence that Nelson Mandela chose Canada to make his first public speech abroad after being released in February 1990 from 27 years in prison in South Africa. After years of activism headlined by a call to free Mandela, the anti-apartheid movement here found success eventually in pushing then Prime Minister Brian Mulroney to take the bold step to impose trade sanctions on South Africa in 1986, an action that no other major jurisdiction was willing to take.
BASSETERRE: The Government of St. Kitts & Nevis has announced discounted VAT (Value Added Tax) days on December 5 and December 19.
Democrat Terry McAuliffe lost White voters to Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli by 20 points in the Virginia governor’s race, 56-36 per cent.
Resisting her dance instructor’s urge to take part in the first two International Dance Talent Pageants, teenager Arnelle Douglas felt the time was right when artistic director and choreographer Martin Scott-Pascall again approached her this year.
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