Canada to battle Finland for world junior gold on Saturday

Canada to battle Finland for world junior gold on Saturday

Dylan Garand made 31 saves, Kent Johnson had a goal and two assists and Canada beat the Czech Republic 5-2 on Friday to advance to the world junior hockey championship game. Canada will face Finland — a 1-0 winner over Sweden in the second semifinal — for the title Saturday night. “It’s exciting to be … Read more

B.C. firefighter finds decommissioned field hospital, sends it to Ukraine

B.C. firefighter finds decommissioned field hospital, sends it to Ukraine

A chance discovery at a North Vancouver firefighter training facility has resulted in what may be one of the most consequential civilian aid donations to Ukraine from B.C. so far. District of North Vancouver firefighter Jared Reynolds was rummaging through a storage unit at the facility looking for something for a fire truck about two … Read more

Robots help kitchen staff stay cool during Calgary heat wave – Calgary

Robots help kitchen staff stay cool during Calgary heat wave - Calgary

A heat wave like the one Calgarians are currently sweating through can make spending your day in a restaurant kitchen quite a challenge. An example of that is Pizza Culture, where pizzas are made in the traditional style, old-fashioned all the way. “The oven’s straight from Napoli, Italy,” Pizza Culture owner Jeremy Hube said. “It’s … Read more

‘Ignored and neglected’: B.C. father speaks out after five-year-old critically injured in crash – BC

‘Ignored and neglected’: B.C. father speaks out after five-year-old critically injured in crash - BC

Warning: This story contains disturbing details that may upset and trigger some readers. Discretion is advised. It’s a moment seared painfully into Cemil’s brain. He and his children had just finished playing tennis and were were waiting to cross the road at Cornwall Avenue and Arbutus Street on July 20. All of a sudden, he said … Read more

Edmonton police investigate yoga studio thefts – Edmonton

Edmonton police investigate yoga studio thefts - Edmonton

It was a quiet Tuesday morning at Shala Ashtanga Yoga Centre in downtown Edmonton until an unexpected visitor stopped by. “There was a women who came in — a female that we saw on video camera — taking our cashbox and a student’s wallet,” Shala Ashtanga Yoga Centre co-owner Laura Turnbull alleged. Turnbull said more … Read more

‘We are not an afterthought’: Diverse performers showcase different abilities in Calgary circus show – Calgary

‘We are not an afterthought’: Diverse performers showcase different abilities in Calgary circus show - Calgary

A self-described disability theatre company is about to premiere a circus production highlighting various members of the deaf, blind and disabled community. Inside Out Theatre has collaborated with artists and choreographers to present, Oh Clare! Divergent Dances. The production at Eau Claire Market is intended to celebrate differences, showcasing the gifts of people with different … Read more

New wildfire in North Okanagan, 8 km southeast of Vernon, B.C.

New wildfire in North Okanagan, 8 km southeast of Vernon, B.C.

A new wildfire is burning in the Okanagan. The BC Wildfire Service says the Cosens Creek wildfire is located eight kilometres southeast of Vernon, B.C., and within Kalamalka Lake Park. A map showing the location of the Cosens Creek wildfire that’s burning south of Vernon. BC Wildfire Service The fire is estimated to be one … Read more

Winnipeg Fire truck crashes while responding to fire Thursday morning – Winnipeg

Winnipeg Fire truck crashes while responding to fire Thursday morning - Winnipeg

A Winnipeg fire truck crashed while responding to a fire on Thursday morning. The fire was reported at a single-family bungalow in the 100 block of Matheson Avenue East at 6:40 a.m. While responding to the blaze, a WFPS fire engine was involved in a crash near the intersection of Main Street and Higgins Avenue. … Read more

Ottawa orders ‘full and thorough’ probe into veteran assisted dying discussion – National

Ottawa orders ‘full and thorough’ probe into veteran assisted dying discussion - National

The federal government is launching a “full and thorough” investigation into the case of a Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) employee discussing medical assistance in dying (MAiD) with a veteran. In a statement provided to Global News on Friday afternoon, a spokesperson for Veterans Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay said that the minister “has directed his Deputy Minister to … Read more