Day: January 22, 2022

Veteran finds best friend’s T-shirt in the mail, 13 years after he was killed in Afghanistan

Former Canadian Armed Forces medic Matthew Heneghan regrets not being able to say a final farewell to his best friend and former colleague Pte. Colin Wilmot, who died in service in Afghanistan more than a decade ago. So Heneghan, now living in Falkland, B.C., in the North Okanagan, was overwhelmed with joy and sadness last month when he received […]

After surge in donations, animal groups across Canada thank Betty White fans for being a friend

Animal rescue organizations across Canada saw a spike in donations this week as the world celebrated what would have been Betty White’s 100th birthday.  Many people inspired by White’s love of animals took part in the Betty White Challenge by donating to animal groups.  The Golden Girls star died Dec. 31, ahead of her Jan. 17 birthday.  After her […]

18-year-old Charlottetown CrossFitter dazzles crowd with world event win in Miami

18-year-old CrossFitter from Charlottetown Anikha Greer took her talents to one of CrossFit’s largest international festivals last week, and is returning home with new found fame.  Greer won the Celebrate 10 event at CrossFit’s Wodapalooza festival in Miami, Florida, beating other competitors by 30 seconds.  That win got her some spotlight in the CrossFit community, […]

Lack of action on supply chain will make ’empty shelves the norm,’ say Conservatives

The federal government must take stronger and more decisive action to repair Canada’s supply chains and keep food on grocery store shelves, Conservative MPs say. The MPs sent a letter to Transport Minister Omar Alghabra Friday urging action ahead of the government’s National Supply Chain Summit, which is scheduled for January 31. “We are closely […]

Smoothie product sold online recalled for potential cyanide poisoning

A frozen smoothie product that was sold online across Canada has been recalled after reports of illnesses caused by cyanide poisoning. Evive Nutrition Inc. is recalling its Immunity Super Functional Smoothie due to the presence of raw elderberries that contain cyanogenic glycosides, a natural toxin that releases cyanide when eaten. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the human […]

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