Edmonton Oilers blanked 4-0 by Calgary Flames in pre-season game

Edmonton Oilers blanked 4-0 by Calgary Flames in pre-season game

The Edmonton Oilers were shut out for the second-straight pre-season game, falling 4-0 to the Flames in Calgary on Wednesday night. The first period was scoreless though the Flames carried the play, outshooting the Oilers 13-8. Brett Sutter opened the scoring for the Flames in the second, chopping a loose puck past Oilers netminder Calvin … Read more

Calgary police investigations into 2022 shootings reveal reasons, origins of gun crime – Calgary

Calgary police investigations into 2022 shootings reveal reasons, origins of gun crime - Calgary

The day after the 106th shooting incident in the city, Calgary police told the Calgary Police Commission that gun crime continues to be addressed through investigations. “We know that we’re on pace to break previous record with this level of violence, and it’s already taken too many lives,” CPS Supt. Scott Boyd told the commission. … Read more

Indigenous rights advocates condemn Quebec human rights commission and youth protection – Montreal

Dozens gather to celebrate Manitoba’s Indigenous languages - Winnipeg

Groups advocating for Indigenous rights are decrying a decision by the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse (CDPDJ) to not investigate allegations of systemic racism in youth protection. In October 2021 the organization asked the CDPDJ to investigate what the groups say is systemic racism at Bathshaw Youth and … Read more

Vigil held in Montreal to mark 2-year anniversary of Joyce Echaquan’s death – Montreal

Vigil held in Montreal to mark 2-year anniversary of Joyce Echaquan’s death - Montreal

Wednesday marks two years since Joyce Echaquan –an Atikamekw mother of seven– died in a Joliette hospital. Echaquan used her cellphone to record herself moments before dying, as racial slurs were used by hospital staff, prompting calls to tackle racism in Quebec hospitals. To mark the somber date, a group of people gathered in Montreal’s … Read more

Citizen perceptions of Calgary police down across the board: survey – Calgary

Citizen perceptions of Calgary police down across the board: survey - Calgary

The perception of Calgary as a safe place to live in is at its lowest since 2009. Fewer Calgarians think the Calgary Police Service can keep the city safe and the satisfaction rate of CPS has also taken a hit. That’s according to the latest citizen satisfaction report presented to the Calgary Police Commission on … Read more

Jeremy Mackenzie, ‘Diagolon’ founder and far-right figurehead, arrested

Jeremy Mackenzie, ‘Diagolon’ founder and far-right figurehead, arrested

Jeremy Mackenzie, a far-right livestreamer and founder of the de-facto group “Diagolon,” has been arrested on a Canada-wide warrant, Saskatchewan RCMP has confirmed to Global News. Mackenzie made headlines this week after he allegedly made a joke about sexually assaulting Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre’s wife, Anaida Poilievre, and his livestreams have faced close scrutiny by … Read more

Edmonton Elks look for 1st home victory since 2019 CFL campaign – Edmonton

Edmonton Elks look for 1st home victory since 2019 CFL campaign - Edmonton

Home field has been anything but an advantage for the Edmonton Elks. Edmonton (4-10) has dropped a CFL record-tying 14 straight games at Commonwealth Stadium. And with the Elks’ faint playoff hopes hanging by a thread, they’ll host the Montreal Alouettes (6-7) on Saturday. The combination of an Edmonton loss and Saskatchewan win over Winnipeg … Read more

Canada sees fastest population growth since 1957, driven mostly by immigration: StatCan – National

Canada sees fastest population growth since 1957, driven mostly by immigration: StatCan - National

Canada has seen its highest population growth rate since the height of the baby boom, mostly driven by immigration, according to Statistics Canada data released Wednesday. As of July 1, the number of people living in Canada sat at an estimated 38.9 million, an increase of 0.7 per cent, or 284,982 people, from April 1, … Read more