Stokes rediscovers superhero status

Stokes’ 120 was his 11th hundred in Tests As Ben Stokes repeatedly launched cricket balls towards jubilant England fans, some of their greatest memories were being stirred. In Australia this winter the talismanic all-rounder, understandably after a difficult 18 months, resembled a superhero stripped of their cape during England’s humiliating Ashes defeat. In Barbados he […]

Vaughn Palmer: Eby again signals he will wield stick if BC cities don’t accelerate housing starts

Breadcrumb Trail Links Opinion Local News Columnists Opinion: Housing Minister David Eby says federal immigration plans and expected refugees from Ukraine add urgency to constructing housing Housing Minister David Eby. Photo by Province of British Columbia /PNG Article content VICTORIA — Housing Minister David Eby is again blaming local government for slow progress on housing […]

Windsor woman unwillingly rescued by US coast guard

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News A US Coast Guard helicopter crew member waits while a woman kayaker speaks on her phone on Peche Island on Wednesday, March 17, 2020. Photo by Alan Henderson /Windsor Star Article content When her rescuers dropped from above through the deafening roar of spinning helicopter blades, Wanda Embury was relaxing […]

Un jeune de 13 ans conduisait le camion dans l’accident du Texas qui a tué 9 personnes, dont des golfeurs universitaires

Un jeune de 13 ans conduisait une camionnette qui s’est écrasé dans une camionnette transportant des membres des équipes de golf d’une université du Nouveau-Mexiquetuant neuf personnes dans l’ouest du Texas mardi soir, ont annoncé jeudi des responsables. Une première enquête a révélé que le camion avait une roue de secours à la place de […]

Potholes are back in Sherbrooke

Many potholes have appeared on the roads of Estrie for several days due to the mild weather. In Sherbrooke, motorists follow the zigs-zags. There are dozens of roads damaged by potholes, as is the case for rue Bertrand-Fabi, rue Galt Ouest, or boulevard Queen-Victoria. And mechanics see all the colors. Flat tires, dented wheels, damaged […]

In Mexico there are 37,000 unidentified bodies in forensic services and clandestine graves: Encinas

Mexico has 37,000 registered unidentified corpses that lie in forensic services and clandestine gravesThe government reported this Thursday. The country is going through an “emergency situation in forensic matters,” he said. Alexander Encinasundersecretary of Human rightsabout a crisis that is linked to the problem of the disappeared, of which Mexico accounts for some 95,000 cases. […]

Le Nouveau-Brunswick a presque refusé l’organisation des Jeux du Canada 2029

Pendant plusieurs mois, des fonctionnaires ont travaillé très fort pour démontrer l’importance d’accueillir l’événement. Mercredi, le gouvernement du Nouveau-Brunswick confirmait qu’il acceptait de présenter les Jeux du Canada à l’été 2029. C’est le plus grand événement multisports du pays, avec 2000 athlètes qui compétitionnent dans une vingtaine de sports. Pendant que, sur les médias sociaux, des […]

Ottawa pours more money into next-gen nuclear tech; critics to push back against ‘dangerous distraction’

Innovation, Science and Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne announced a $27.2-million investment Thursday in the development of next-generation nuclear technology he said will make energy more accessible to remote communities. However, numerous Indigenous, scientific, environmental and citizen groups have called technology a “dirty, dangerous distraction” from real climate action. The money will go to the development […]

Athletes want resignations, Own The Podium and Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton want mediation

Breadcrumb Trail Links Sports Olympics Author of the article: Dan Barnes • Postmedia” Anonymous athletes have complained of safety, governance, transparency and culture with Canadian bobsledding. Getty pictures Article content A largely anonymous group of current and former Canadian bobsleigh and skeleton athletes want immediate action, not more talk. Advertisement 2 This advertisement has not […]

Trois-Rives snowmobiler in critical condition

A snowmobiler was seriously injured after a collision late Thursday afternoon in Trois-Rives, Mauricie. In a wooded area on trail 360, the snowmobiler veered off the path for an unknown reason and hit a tree, according to Quebec provincial police (SQ). The man, who was alone on his snowmobile, suffered serious and life-injuries, explained a […]