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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.
News bulletin 2022/05/19 18:50View on euronews
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.
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
In Armenia, police are arresting hundreds of anti-government protesters who want the prime minister to resign.View on euronews
OTTAWA — The first free commercial flights to Canada for Ukrainian refugees offered through a fundraising drive involving Aeroplan points won't be available until June. The goal was to cover flights to bring at least 10,000 people fleeing from Russia's invasion in Ukraine who were approved to come to Canada, and the free travel initiative was announced a month ago by Ottawa, in partnership with Air Canada and two charities. The spots are in addition to targeted chartered flights to bring Ukraini
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)
The U.S. Soccer Federation has reached milestone agreements to pay its men's and women's teams equally, making the American national governing body the first in the sport to promise both sexes matching money. (May 18)
YELLOWKNIFE — Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, landed Thursday in Yellowknife, where they were to speak with First Nations chiefs on the final day of their royal visit that has focused on Indigenous issues and climate change. The couple were greeted on the tarmac by Yellowknife Mayor Rebecca Alty and Margaret Thom, the commissioner of the Northwest Territories. They were also presented with flowers wrapped in birch tree bark by a young student from the K’alemi Dene School, who wa
U.S. Rep. Ted Budd and former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley won their respective Senate primaries on Tuesday, setting up a fall election matchup that should again test former President Donald Trump’s influence in North Carolina. (May 18)
Spurred by Russia's war in Ukraine, it represents a seismic shift from long-held neutrality in Finland and Sweden.View on euronews
A new report into the 2020 sinking of the Sarah Anne off Newfoundland's south coast says the fishing vessel likely capsized suddenly, sending all four crew members into the water and causing their deaths. Clifford Harvey, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada's director of marine investigation, said the absence of life-saving equipment and distress signals support the conclusion that the vessel's capsizing took the crew by surprise. "Without critical pieces of life-saving equipment the crew
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
News bulletin 2022/05/18 20:14View on euronews
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
A Global News investigation traces the path of a handgun from the U.S that was used to kill two teenagers in Ontario. Tracy Tong examines the path this particular gun made.