'Dear Rita' production at Savoy Theatre will honour Cape Breton's first lady of song

'Dear Rita' production at Savoy Theatre will honour Cape Breton's first lady of song

Rita MacNeil speaks after receiving a lifetime achievement award at the East Coast Music Awards Sunday Feb. 20, 2005 in Sydney N.S. (CP PHOTO/Jacques Boissinot) Rita MacNeil speaks after receiving a lifetime achievement award at the East Coast Music Awards Sunday Feb. 20, 2005 in Sydney N.S. (CP PHOTO/Jacques Boissinot)

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B.C. Premier Horgan announces he will step down

After five years in the role, John Horgan announced on Tuesday afternoon he plans to step down as premier of British Columbia and has asked his governing party, the NDP, to hold a leadership convention later this year.