Tom Wolfe, an early practitioner of 'new journalism' who captured the mood and culture of America across five decades with books including The Bonfire of the Vanities, The Right Stuff, and The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, has died at the age of 88, his agent said.
Kanpur, home to 3 million people, is followed by 13 other Indian cities in a list of the places with the worst air in the world, according to rankings released this month by the World Health Organisation.
Justin Trudeau continues to insist the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion “will get built,” as Kinder Morgan’s May 31 deadline nears. In Calgary on Tuesday, the Prime Minister said the government is working hard behind the scenes.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday that the federal government will contribute $40-million to a new railway crossing in Edmonton. The city and Alberta will cover the remaining $47-million needed for the project.
Jason Priestley says he worked on two films with fellow Canadian actor Margot Kidder, who died on Sunday at age 69. Priestley recalls Kidder, who played Lois Lane in several Superman films, as a “beautiful soul.”