Found: A 4.5 billion-year-old meteor was spotted by "amateur rock collector" Carl Young, white he was looking for drift-
wood on the shore of Lake Huron in Southampton, Ont., last year. Geologists have confirmed the magnetic, volley-
ball-sized rock is a rare pallasite from the asteroid belt just be yond Mars.
Died: Magic show producer Gary Ouellet worked with David Copperfield and Lance Burton. Ouellet, 57, a Quebec lawyer, lobbyist, composer and writer, died of an apparent heart attack un Portugal. Married: Paul McCartney, 59, and Heather Mills, 34, wed in Ireland before 300 guests, including Rlngo Starr, Twiggy and McCartney's three children from his nearly 30-year maniage to first wife, Linda, who died of breast cancer in 1998. Won: Michelle Spring was giv en the Arthur Ellis Award for best mysteryorcrime novel,forln the Midnight Hour; Stevle Cameron and Harvey Cashore (The Last Amigo) tied Andrew Nikiforuk (Saboteurs) for top honours in the true crime category. Bought: Scott Griffin,Toronto businessman and founder of the prestigious Griffin Poetry P~ze, has purchased House of Anansi Press-which published early work by MargaretAtwood and Michael Ondaatje-from troubled Stoddart Publishing. Hired: Richard Rose, who runs Toronto's Necessary Angel Theatre, has been named artis tic director of the city'sTarragon Theatre, which is best-known for developing new Canadian plays. Rose, 47, succeeds Urjo Kareda, who died in December.
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