Drive-in theatres survive in Canada despite challenges

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Syrian army encircles rebels in Hama pocket – state TV

BEIRUT — The Syrian army encircled rebels in a cluster of towns in northwest Syria’s Hama countryside, imposing a “choking siege” and marching deeper into the pocket, state-run Ikhbariya TV said on Friday. Government forces seized a dozen hills and expanded their control of a main highway there, the channel said in a live broadcast […]

Pompeo says U.S. focused on helping secure release of 2 Canadians in China

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Contrary to popular belief, the Edmonton Oilers are not short a Center

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Florida executes man convicted of killing gay men during crime spree in 1994

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Your Ward News editor sentenced to year in prison

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Diocese of Huron announces nominees for bishop

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On Deck: Blue Jays at Mariners

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Federal government provides $100,000 for Calgary Pride festival

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The royal nightmare that is Prince Andrew’s friendship with Jeffrey Epstein

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Drive-in theatres survive in Canada despite challenges

Car enthusiasts in High River are hoping a repurposed ambulance will be the engine of Alberta’s first drive-in theatre facility in 20 years. The vehicle purchased by members of the River City Classics Car Club contains a digital projector and sound system for a project recently approved by town council. Though drive-ins still have a […]