A group of southwest Calgary neighbours sprung into action Monday morning to rescue a great-horned owl they found tangled in a soccer net. Derek Jugnauth was walking his kids to the school bus in the community of Patterson Heights when they noticed a cluster of kids standing around the net. What he did not expect to discover upon approaching it was a large bird of prey with striking eyes, tangled up and trapped with a tightly wrapped wing that Jugnauth estimates could stretch to about 2½ ft. "Th
A number of new smartphone apps have launched in Canada, all with a common goal: to cut down on food waste by hooking bargain hunters up with grocery stores and restaurants selling excess supply for cheap.
TAIPEI (Reuters) -Taiwan expects China to increase its coercion and intimidation to achieve its goal of bringing the island under Beijing's control once President Xi Jinping assumes a third term in office, a senior Taiwanese minister said on Thursday. Beijing's once-in-five years leadership reshuffle is set for the Communist Party congress that starts Oct. 16, where Xi is poised to break with precedent and secure a third leadership term. China views democratically governed Taiwan as its own territory and has ramped up military and political pressure to assert sovereignty claims, including staging war games near the island in August after U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taipei.
The surgeon who successfully transplanted a pig heart into a patient says the cardiac team has prepared for David Bennett, Jr.'s body to put up a fight against the foreign organ.
Fort McMurray moms are stepping up to donate breast milk through an Alberta-based charity and helping to ensure babies across Alberta, in NICUs and at home, have enough to eat. The mothers are donating through NorthernStar Mothers Milk Bank, which is based in Calgary but has a donation location, or milk drop, in Fort McMurray, along with several other places in the province. Kristina Landry, mother of two, started donating breast milk when her youngest was two months old. She has donated about 5
The Pickering, Ont. singer talks about "being enough" in his career.
The OPEC+ alliance of oil-exporting countries decided Wednesday to sharply cut production to support sagging oil prices. In reaction, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that Washington has made clear to oil-producing countries the need for energy supply to meet demand.
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With Russia and Ukraine being major exporters of wheat, people can expect the price of wheat to go up and for buyers to shift their purchasing toward other markets, says the University of Saskatchewan's agricultural economics professor Richard Gray. (Photo credit: Orlin Wagner/The Associated Press)
MALANG, Indonesia (Reuters) -Andi Hariyanto says he will never watch a football match again after his wife, two teenage daughters and a cousin were crushed to death in a stampede at an Indonesian stadium last week. The overcrowded stadium in Malang in Indonesia's East Java province descended into chaos after police fired tear gas to disperse agitated fans who had poured on to the pitch at the end of the match. Authorities have put the latest death toll at 131.
A combination of factors, including the boat the Montreal fire department deployed for rescues, led to a firefighter drowning, according to a report by Quebec's workplace health and safety board, the CNESST. On Thursday, the Commission des normes de l'équité de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST) presented findings from its investigation into the death of Montreal firefighter Pierre Lacroix. Lacroix died on Oct. 17, 2021 when the HammerHead rescue boat he and three colleagues were in
Amazon Studio's Rings of Power may soon cost over $1 billion US. Star Markella Kavenah says that cost translated to larger-than-life sets.
The decision to end proof-of-vaccination in Saskatchewan is coming too soon, says Dr. Alexander Wong, an infectious diseases specialist in Regina. He suggested it is more likely due to political pressure.
HALSEY, Neb. (AP) — A destructive Nebraska Sandhills wildfire that saw one firefighter die while fighting the flames was more than half contained by Wednesday, officials said. The size of the Bovee Fire in west-central Nebraska was mapped Tuesday at nearly 19,000 acres, or about 30 square miles (78 square kilometers), up from the 15,000 acres, or about 23 square miles (60 square kilometers), reported Sunday night, according to a report from the Rocky Mountain Complex Incident Management Team. Of
Tricia Williams, the director of research, evaluation and knowledge mobilization at Ryerson University's Future Skills Centre, says automation won't be able to take over job tasks that involve human interaction and require people skills.
Never Have I Ever actor Maitreyi Ramakrishan has a lot of ideas for her future, but always wants to play characters that are 'right up there with Devi' —that is, just as challenging as the lead role she plays on the show.
Federal officials are throwing their support behind Quebec's provincial hockey federation for its decision to cut ties with Hockey Canada in the wake of new allegations against the sporting body. In a resolution voted on Tuesday night and first obtained by La Presse, Hockey Québec stated that it no longer has "confidence in the ability of Hockey Canada to act effectively to change the culture of hockey with the structure in place." It said it will no longer transfer funds to the national organiz
Cape Breton business owners are sifting through the damage and calculating the cost of post-tropical storm Fiona. And so far, preliminary figures show property damage and lost revenue from missed sales will cost the island tens of millions of dollars. Alisha Barron owns Fired Creations, a pottery-making café in Sydney, N.S., which suffered thousands of dollars in lost revenues due to a weeklong storm-related power outage. "The employees losing their time was my main concern," said Barron. "It's
They wore their favourite jerseys of their favourite teams, and were eager to meet some of their favourite players ahead of a professional hockey showdown that hit rural Newfoundland on Thursday night. Fans crowding inside the Steele Community Centre in Gander earlier Thursday were dressed up and ready to welcome the Ottawa Senators and Montreal Canadiens for a practice and a preseason game, the culmination of a contest called Kraft Hockeyville. The prize was awarded to nearby Twillingate more t
Nova Scotia has declared a state of emergency for parts of the province most affected by post-tropical storm Fiona, as more military personnel are called in to help with restoration and cleanup. John Lohr, the minister responsible for the Emergency Management Office, requested additional support Wednesday from the Canadian Armed Forces. A news release said the state of emergency allows military members to assist with civilian duties like road work, including flagging and signage, in areas where