Day: April 21, 2022

Remembering when Rosie Ruiz stole the Boston Marathon from a Canadian

This is an excerpt from The Buzzer, which is CBC Sports’ daily email newsletter. Stay up to speed on what’s happening in sports by subscribing here. Three days ago, Malindi Elmore produced one of the more remarkable performances ever by a Canadian distance runner. With the Boston Marathon celebrating the 50th anniversary of its first official women’s competition, […]

Former downtown Winnipeg Bay store to be transferred to Indigenous leadership, provide affordable housing

One of the landmark stores formerly run by the Hudson’s Bay Co. is about to undergo a major transformation. Sources tell the Canadian Press and CBC News the six-storey, 655,000-square-foot building in downtown Winnipeg is to be transferred to Indigenous leadership and will be used partly for affordable housing. The official announcement is expected Friday with […]

It won’t be a free-for-all

News Shane Superville 10 Minutes Ago Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh – AYANNA KINSALE Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh says while discussions continue on the availability of medical cannabis for certain ailments, the drug will only be made available through a prescription from medical professionals. During his contribution on a motion to adopt the report from […]

Mom furious Grade 8 students at Woodstock, Ont., school must make posters for anti-abortion group’s contest

An Ontario Catholic school is under fire for a Grade 8 assignment that requires students to make anti-abortion posters for marks and the chance to win a cash prize.  The assignment at St. Patrick Catholic Elementary School in Woodstock involves students creating a poster that includes the words “Unborn Babies Matter,” along with a picture or pictures that […]

Sport can reduce crime, delinquency

Tobago Corey Connelly 16 Minutes Ago TT Olympic Committee president Brian Lewis. File photo/Roger Jacob Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) president Brian Lewis believes sport can be used as an invaluable tool in preventing young people from becoming involved crime and delinquency. “Especially now, coming out of covid19, sport is very important, because it […]

Montreal family suffers double-tragedy after father dies in plane crash, son in ferris wheel accident

A Montreal family is reeling from a double-tragedy, after the father died in a small plane crash near the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince, just months after his son died in a work-related ferris wheel accident last December. Gamaniel Valcin’s death in Haiti was confirmed to CBC News by his other son Thursday morning. The plane was headed […]

Desire for identity separate from Canada gaining in Sask., but status quo most popular option: poll

A new national survey that asked people whether they wanted their provinces to do more to develop an identity separate from Canada found the most common preference in Saskatchewan was to keep things as they are. Results of the Confederation for Tomorrow survey, released Thursday, suggest 40 per cent of Saskatchewan residents hold that opinion, while 24 said […]

Ottawa, N.L. disagree on who will foot hefty Bay du Nord royalty bill

Canada could soon be the first country on Earth to pay millions of dollars in international oil royalties as a consequence of the Bay du Nord megaproject in Newfoundland and Labrador’s offshore — but just how that bill gets paid remains to be seen. Article 82 of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) allows countries like Canada — […]

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