Provincial federations want Hockey Canada meeting, reports before paying dues | Canadian

Canada’s 13 provincial hockey federations want answers and say they will withhold membership dues to Hockey Canada as the organization is ensnared in a national scandal over recent sexual assault allegations against players. The letter, which is written in French and spearheaded by Hockey Québec, was issued Thursday. President Claude Fortin wrote the group is asking […]

Lightening strike near White House kills Wisconsin couple, injures 2 others – National | Canadian

A husband and wife from Wisconsin celebrating more than five decades of marriage were killed in a lightning strike outside the White House. Two others remained hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. James Mueller, 76, and Donna Mueller, 75, of Janesville, Wisconsin, died of their injuries after the lightning strike in Lafayette Park, located directly outside the […]

B.C. IIO not recommending charges after ‘drunk’ woman suffers broken arm during arrest – Okanagan | Canadian

A woman described as being black-out drunk had her arm broken while being arrested, but the Independent Investigations Office of B.C. isn’t recommending charges against police. On Friday, the IIO released its findings into the winter incident in Salmon Arm, with chief civilian director Ronald J. MacDonald saying the matter won’t be forwarded to Crown […]

SUV speeds past Native American parade; 15 wounded

GALLUP, New Mexico – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and his family were among those nearly hit when a large SUV drove through a parade celebrating Native American culture in western New Mexico, injuring at least 15 people, authorities said. Gallup police took the driver into custody Thursday, later saying he consumed alcohol before going […]

‘Unprecedented’ hospital staff strain could peak soon: Ontario health executive

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local news Dr. Chris Simpson, executive vice president of Ontario Health, says the shortage is particularly acute among nurses. Author of the article: the canadian press Holly McKenzie-Sutter An executive with the agency that oversees Ontario hospitals says the system is experiencing staffing pressure at unprecedented levels, but the situation may improve […]

Freeland vows more action on housing if needed. What have the feds done so far? – National | Canadian

The federal government is prepared to take “additional action if necessary” to help with housing affordability, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday. “Our government is absolutely focused on housing affordability, on ensuring that Canadians — the Canadians who want to buy a house — are able to buy one, and on ensuring the Canadians […]

‘People are just trying to survive:’ New data suggests that dozens of people are turned away from Toronto shelters every night.

Every night, dozens of homeless people are told there are no shelter beds available for them and the situation appears to be getting worse, newly released city data shows. the data from the city’s Shelter and Supportive Housing Administration (SSHA) was first published last month. It reveals that over the past year and a half […]

Monks’ role in Sri Lanka protests raises familiar questions

(RNS) — The street protests that ousted Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa last month brought together people from across the country, diverse and sometimes warring ethno-religious groups: Sinhalese Tamils, Muslims, Christians and Buddhists, including , without a doubt, the saffron-robed Buddhist monks who are fixtures of the Sri Lankan political scene. But with Rajapaksa in […]

Aerin Lauder talks about 10 years of fragrance memories

Breadcrumb Trail Links Style and beauty shopping essentials Life fashion beauty For Aerin Lauder, some of her earliest olfactory memories include her grandmother, legendary beauty entrepreneur Estée Lauder. Publication date: August 05, 2022 • 23 minutes ago • 4 minutes of reading • join the conversation Founder of Aerin Aerin Lauder. aerin Reviews and recommendations […]

Lasso festival proves Montreal is now a country town

Breadcrumb Trail Links local arts Entertainment Letters Ten years ago, “there weren’t many country shows in Montreal. Just the mega-mega-megastars,” said one of the organizers of Lasso, who will take over Parc Jean-Drapeau on August 12-13. Beaconsfield native Brittany Kennell moved to Nashville to dabble in country music, a genre that struggled to gain a […]