Three stories in the news today, Sept. 28

Three stories in the news today, Sept. 28 from The Canadian Press:

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FOREIGN POLICY THE FOCUS OF TONIGHT’S ELECTION DEBATE

The three main federal party leaders will hash out what Canada’s foreign policy should be. They’re in Toronto tonight for the fourth face-to-face debate of the campaign and the first one devoted to foreign policy issues. Organizers hope the leaders will talk about the future and avoid carefully scripted performances.

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ENCANA FINALLY PUTS A LID ON BLOWN OUT WELL

It spewed natural gas and a toxic chemical for about a week, but Encana says a wellhead in Northern Alberta that blew out on Sept. 21 has now been capped. The company says it’s still trying to determine what went wrong, adding it will fix any damage that may have been done to the environment.

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STARGAZERS OVER THE MOON ABOUT ECLIPSE

Sunday night’s lunar eclipse had astronomy buffs from coast to coast peering into telescopes or gazing at the night skies. Wherever the clouds parted, the so-called supermoon treated stargazers to a redish coloured lunar surface — known as a Blood Moon. The next total eclipse of a supermoon won’t happen until 2033.

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The Canadian Press

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