Fake signer at Mandela event says he hallucinated
JOHANNESBURG - The sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial says he suffers from schizophrenia and hallucinated and saw angels while gesturing incoherently just 3 feet away from President Barack Obama and other world leaders, outraging deaf people worldwide who said his signs amounted to gibberish.
B.C. minister lobbies Ottawa over gold mine
WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. - British Columbia Mines Minister Bill Bennett met with a trio of federal ministers in Ottawa on Thursday to urge them to approve a controversial gold and copper mine that has already been rejected once by the Conservative government.
Per capita drug spending down - for now: report
TORONTO - The amount Canadians spend on filling prescriptions at pharmacy counters has taken a dip for the first time since the Second World War, but health economists predict big shifts in the pharmaceutical industry will soon reverse that decline.
Cromartie pushing for MLB team in Montreal
MONTREAL - Former Montreal Expo Warren Cromartie is just waiting for the right investors — or ''power hitters'' as he puts it — to step up to the plate in the city and hit one out of the park.