Archive : December 2004

Mysterious death of Thomas Simpson

by Bruce Cherney It was a mystery that would have tested the skills of a detective with the shrewdness of the fictional Sherlock Holmes. But, a cold trail and an absence of hard facts means the case remains mostly unresolved to this ...

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What to do when the lights go out

If the lights suddenly go out and appliances stop working, you may have blown a fuse or tripped a circuit breaker. A power failure in one or two rooms is often caused by an overloaded circuit. To alleviate this, replace the fuse or reset th...

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Canadian icon

The man who popularized Canadian history died in Toronto at 84 this week. Pierre Berton did more for Canadian history than any of the nation’s top academic historians simply because he made the story of our nation accessible to...

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