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Holocaust monument to be closed in winter

OTTAWA—The newly-opened National Holocaust Monument will close for winter to avoid any damage that could be caused by the need to clear snow.

But the fact so much time and expense went into the soaring concrete structure just west of Parliament Hill, only to end up being closed for half the year, is raising questions about why the Liberal government can't find a way to keep it open.

Flight diverted

GOOSE BAY, N.L.—A Delta Airlines flight from Atlanta to Amsterdam was forced to make an emergency landing in Labrador yesterday after one of the jet's engines quit.

Cockpit voice recordings released today and obtained by CBC confirm a pilot declared an emergency after telling an air traffic controller, “We just lost an engine.”

CF discovery touted

SASKATOON—Scientists at the University of Saskatchewan say they think they've discovered why people with cystic fibrosis are prone to lung infections.

The 18 researchers say they've concluded the genetic mutation that causes cystic fibrosis prevents normal secretion of airway surface liquid, including mucus.