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Not much defence was played in the Calgary Flames' 9-6 win over the Edmonton Oilers to start their best-of-seven playoff series. Matthew Tkachuk led the Flames with a hat trick in the goal-fest. Calgary led by four goals twice, but the Oilers tied it up early in the third.
Almost four decades after one of the worst massacres in the country's history, Peruvian authorities handed over the bones of people killed by the army in 1985 during the Andean nation's internal conflict with rebel groups.View on euronews
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Weather balloons are essential to weather forecasting, but it takes a lot of coordination to send them up—and to track the data they capture. The Weather Network's Kyle Brittain attached some cameras to a weather balloon to get a better picture of how the process works, and the results were very dramatic.
The BC Centre for Disease Control confirms two people suspected of contracting monkeypox in our province did not come into contact with the disease. However, public health officials will remain vigilant. Stephen Hoption Cann from the UBC School of Population and Public Health explains what monkeypox virus is and how the disease is transmitted.
Edmonton police have a suspect in custody who is believed to be involved in two suspicious deaths in the Chinatown area near downtown. The suspect was arrested Wednesday after officers were called around 4 p.m. to an aggravated assault in the area of 106th Avenue and 98th Street, police said in a news release Thursday. Officers found a 61-year-old man with life-threatening injuries. He was taken to hospital where he died Thursday from his injuries. Witnesses identified a 36-year-old man as the a
Highlights of this day in history: Charles Lindbergh completes his trans-Atlantic flight; Clara Barton founds American Red Cross; Musical 'Gypsy' opens on Broadway. (May 21)
OTTAWA — Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos is pledging to rouse support from his international colleagues for Ukraine's besieged health system. Duclos penned a letter to his Ukrainian counterpart, Dr. Viktor Liashko, to assure him that Canada will lobby support to rebuild health care in Ukraine. On Wednesday, the World Health Organization said it had verified over 200 Russian attacks on health facilities. Duclos says Ukraine will have Canada's support at the ongoing G7 health ministers meeting in
The FBI has ended the initial investigation at the scene of the deadly supermarket shooting in Buffalo, New York. (May 19)
Set in 2050, Pollinator Park incorporates gamification, storytelling and alluring technologies to showcase the shocking insect decline and a need for urgent action to wider audiences, particularly to younger generations.
Canadian Blood Services is calling for donors, following an increase in appointment cancellations and low attendance at donor centres across the country.
YELLOWKNIFE — Prince Charles says he and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, were departing Canada with "heavy hearts" and a deeper understanding of residential schools after their royal visit wrapped in the Northwest Territories. Charles said he was deeply moved by conversations with survivors who courageously shared their experiences of the schools during the three-day tour. “I want to acknowledge their suffering and to say how much our hearts go out to them and their families,” Charles said Thu
EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) — A federal judge in Louisiana is refusing to end pandemic-related restrictions on migrants seeking asylum on the southern border. The judge on Friday blocked a plan by President Joe Biden’s administration to lift the restrictions next Monday. Migrants have been expelled more than 1.9 million times since March 2020 under federal Title 42 authority. The provision denies migrants a chance to request asylum under U.S. law and international treaty on grounds of preventing the
The United Conservative Party held a caucus meeting on Thursday, where some members called on Jason Kenney to quit immediately as party leader. While Kenney has stated his intentions to resign, he won’t step down until a new leader is chosen.
The City of Edmonton is taking new steps to improve safety on buses and LRT and around public transit stations with more boots on the ground. Starting Sunday, people can expect to see more transit peace officers patrolling LRT platforms from 7 a.m. to 1 a.m., a new city report on transit safety shows. The new Transit Community Action Teams (TCAT) will be assigned to problem areas. "TCAT will use a high-visibility and high-engagement deployment model aimed to reduce and prevent crime and disorder
A church service was held on Thursday evening in Buffalo, New York to honor victims of the deadly supermarket shooting. (May 19)
Nova Scotia is reporting 24 more COVID-19 deaths in its latest weekly update, a tie for the most deaths ever reported in the province in a single week. The province also reported a daily average of 359 people testing positive from PCR tests — down slightly from last week. Of the 24 deaths reported in the seven-day period ending May 16, 22 people (91.7 per cent) were 70 or older. The age range for the other two deaths is 50 to 59. The province noted nine of the people who died lived in long-term
Omar Sy plays a father signing up to fight for France in World War I in order to watch over his son.View on euronews
A sea of green and white will be visible this year at Mosaic Stadium after the Canadian Football League and the CFL Players' Association reached a tentative agreement Wednesday. On Sunday, the CFLPA told seven teams not to report to training camp this week because of a contract dispute. Earlier this week Brett Lauther, kicker and union representative for the Roughriders, said players had been doing their own training to prepare for the end of negotiations. "We want this done as soon as possible
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — On a recent nighttime visit to a drugstore, a double-masked Kim Jong Un lamented the slow delivery of medicine. Separately, the North Korean leader's lieutenants have quarantined hundreds of thousands of suspected COVID-19 patients and urged people with mild symptoms to take willow leaf or honeysuckle tea. Despite what the North's propaganda is describing as an all-out effort, the fear is palpable among citizens, according to defectors in South Korea with contacts in th