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British man in Yukon to sample his own toe cocktail

WHITEHORSE—An British man who lost several toes to frostbite in Yukon is now back in the territory for a reunification of sorts.

Former British marine Nick Griffiths is set to become the most exclusive member of an exclusive club when he visits the Downtown Hotel in Dawson City to sip a so-called sourtoe cocktail; a shot of whisky with a mummified human toe in it.

Trudeau's blackface 'frankly bizarre:' Alberta premier

CALGARY—Alberta's premier says images of federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau wearing black and brown face makeup should make it easier for voters to choose in next month's election.

Jason Kenney, who is just back from a tour urging investment in Alberta's energy sector, calls the prime minister's past behaviour embarrassing and unacceptable.

WWII artifacts available to schools

Classrooms across Canada can borrow sets of Second World War artifacts and reproductions in the second instalment of a popular learning tool provided by the Canadian War Museum.

The Canadian War Museum launched its “discovery boxes” at Bayside Middle School in Saint John, N.B., last week, following up on a similar project involving items from the First World War.

Sask. has beef with A&W Beyond Meat ad

REGINA—Some people have a beef about an A&W ad featuring Saskatchewan Roughrider fans that promotes the Beyond Meat burger.

During the commercial the fans taste-test the vegetable-based product outside Mosaic Stadium in Regina and offer their opinions.

Some people are angry and claim the Roughriders were helping to promote a product that could hurt the beef industry.