Several years ago, I read The Convict Lover by local writer Merilyn Simonds. It is based on a pile of letters that the author found in the attic of her new house, letters written by a convict to a girl who lived next to the quarry where the convict labourers toiled, taking place in 1919. 284 more words
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KINGSTON, Ont. — Canada’s most notorious prison will once again open its doors to the public this summer, almost three years after it formally closed. 389 more words
MONTREAL – Fifteen people face charges in an alleged Montreal-based cocaine ring.
The RCMP said American and Canadian authorities seized 220 kilograms of cocaine as well as $2 million that was to be used to help import the drugs from the United States. 58 more words