A prisoner escaped from custody, and the ensuing search disrupted many normal routines. It was the fourth time a prisoner escaped from custody in so many months. The Halifax Mooseheads fell short in their bid to host the 2009 Canadian Hockey League Memorial Cup.
Opposition MPs are targeting a Conservative MP after a video of him making disparaging remarks about homosexuals was released, and transatlantic flights inbound to Canada were allegedly targeted by eight British men on trial for a terrorist conspiracy plot. A plane landed on a highway in Virginia.
Canada confirmed that the mission in Afghanistan will be extended until 2011 after its demands to NATO were met, and there were signs that President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe may "turn to intimidation and violence" to hold on to power.
We've got a review of and a feature on Leatherheads, and reviews of Kenny, Nim's Island, Shine A Light, and Under the Same Moon. Rick McGinnis has Battlestar Galactica spoilers.