Burlington memorial gone; Nick Wilson never forgotten

It was a comfort. A small and partial one (because really those are the only kinds in such a tragedy), but a comfort nonetheless.

It was also a symbol and a unifying place.

The makeshift memorial at Walkers Line and Britannia was put up in honour of Nick Wilson, who died in a car accident near there...

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Vancouver housing crisis pushing seniors to brink of homelessness, say advocates

Skyrocketing rents and dwindling affordable-housing units in Vancouver are driving seniors to the brink of homelessness, forcing some to couch surf, seek roommates or even live in cars, advocates say. While the debate over the city’s housing crisis often focuses on millennials, people who work with seniors say elderly adults have lower incomes and fewer...
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Man, 71, dead in alleged drunk driving crash

OTTAWA — Police say a 71-year-old man is dead after an alleged drunk driving crash in Ottawa on Saturday night.

Investigators say the incident happened at about 10 p.m., when a pickup truck veered into an oncoming lane of traffic and hit a Volvo.

They say a third vehicle then struck the pickup truck.

Police say the man...

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Southwestern Chicken Tortilla Soup

The spices really liven up this filling chicken tortilla soup. I often double the recipe, freezing leftovers for future dinners or quick lunches. —Anne Smithson, Cary, North Carolina...
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