Day: July 2, 2021

Heil, top Canadian athletes call on federal government to address gaps in safe sport system

Canadian two-time Olympic medallist Jennifer Heil, with support from 11 Canadian Olympians and Paralympians, penned an open letter calling on Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault to improve protections for abuse victims in Canadian sport. The letter highlights gaps in the current national safe sport system while also detailing the changes that need to take place in order to protect athletes within […]

B.C. man says he watched in horror as Lytton wildfire claimed the lives of his parents

A Lytton, B.C., resident says he watched in helpless horror as his parents were killed while taking cover from a wildfire that raged across their property and eventually destroyed most of the village. Jeff Chapman says he saw a power line fall onto a trench where his parents were sheltering after flames engulfed their home. After the fire passed, he […]

Toronto officer dead after being struck by vehicle in ‘intentional and deliberate act,’ police say

Const. Jeffrey Northrup was killed after being struck by a vehicle in what investigators are calling an “intentional and deliberate act” in the parking garage at city hall early Friday morning, Toronto police say. “This event will have a profound impact on our service, on our city and all the members of the policing community,” interim Toronto Police Chief […]

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