Michael Brind’Amour, chairman of the Hockey Canada board of directors, resigns

CALGARY- The chairman of the board of directors of Hockey Canada has resigned. Michael Brind’Amour has resigned effective immediately, Hockey Canada said Saturday in a statement. The organization is under intense scrutiny for its handling of sexual assault allegations against members of former youth men’s teams. “I have listened carefully and carefully to Canadians’ feedback […]

PFAS levels in rainwater have made it ‘unsafe to drink’ globally, even in remote areas: study

Researchers from Europe say global levels of man-made “forever chemicals” have made rainwater unsafe to drink around the world, even in the most remote areas. The study, published in a peer-reviewed journal Environmental Science and Technology Tuesday from researchers at Stockholm University and ETH Zurich, argues that guidelines for perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in […]

Schweitzer’s resignation was another blow to the UCP

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local business Business Doug Schweitzer, Minister of Jobs, Economy and Innovation, speaks at the Burwood Distillery in Calgary as the province announces $66 million for tourism recovery on Friday, April 22, 2022. Photo by Josh Aldrich /post media . Doug Schweitzer’s abrupt resignation from UCP cabinet and provincial politics is seen as […]

Longtime AP correspondent Marcus Eliason dies at 75

NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Eliason, an international journalist whose insightful reporting, brilliant prose and deft editing graced Associated Press news wires for nearly half a century, has died. He was 75 years old. He had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, developed pneumonia earlier this week in a nursing home and died Friday at a […]

‘The best summer of my life.’ Andrew Wiggins returns home an NBA champion

Canadian Andrew Wiggins returns home an NBA champion | The Star “,”heading”:””,”fullWindow”:false,”fullBleed”:false,”showFullBleedOnMobile”:false,”headColor”:””,”type”:”html5mobile”,”textColor”:””,”mobileImageUrl”:””,”bgColor”:””,”imageUrl”:””,”registeredOnly”:false,”linkUrl”:””,”aodaTitle”:”Andrew Wiggins Instagram “,”internalScroll”:false,”displayStyle”:”small-up”},{“text”:”And he was like the Pied Piper in his hometown and the surrounding area this weekend. His smile made it apparent just what it meant to him.”,”type”:”text”,”isParagraph”:true,”isHeading”:false},{“text”:”“Man, back to Vaughan, back to the rec centre, it was amazing,” he said. “I’ve […]

ASEAN special envoy to Myanmar warns of further executions

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – Efforts by Myanmar’s neighbors to help restore peace and normalcy to the conflict-torn Southeast Asian nation have been hampered by the recent executions of four political activists in the country, Myanmar’s foreign minister said on Saturday. Cambodia. Prak Sokhonn, speaking in his capacity as special envoy to Myanmar for the 10-member […]

B.C. Climate News Aug. 1 to Aug. 7: UN chief urges tax on ‘grotesque greed’ of oil, gas companies | U.S. green lights $430 billion climate bill | India approves new emissions targets

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News Here’s your weekly roundup of climate change news for the week of Aug. 1 to Aug. 7, 2022. Demonstrators hold placards reading messages against the use of fossil fuels as they take part in a protest march arriving at Parliament Square, in London, on July 23, 2022. Photo: Niklas […]

Biden administration condemns Indiana’s new ban on abortion: ‘A devastating step’ – National | Canadian

The administration of President Joe Biden on Saturday condemned Indiana’s new ban on abortions, calling it another extreme attempt by Republicans to trample women’s rights. Indiana on Friday became the first state in the nation to approve such legislation since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a 1973 landmark case that had protected the right to […]