‘It was like Armageddon’

May 10, 2016 in International

BETTER remuneration was what lured former Kingston port worker Anthony Francis to Fort McMurray, a city of vast deposits of oil sands in north-east Alberta — Canada’s largest oil-producing province. That was three years ago. Today, the 45-year-old heavy-duty mechanic will readily tell you that the...

Prince team sought addiction doctor’s help

May 05, 2016 in International

The day before Prince died, his team called an eminent opioid addiction specialist in California seeking help with “a grave medical emergency,” the Minneapolis Star Tribune newspaper reported. Dr. Howard Kornfeld sent his son on an urgent overnight flight to Prince’s Paisley Park estate in...