IF TODAY IS YOUR BIRTHDAY You have the potential to achieve some amazing things over the coming year, but you could just as easily slip back into your old, easygoing ways and achieve nothing at all. It’s
Chinese state media on Saturday expressed cautious optimism over trade talks between the United States and China, a day after President Xi Jinping said a week of discussions had produced “step-by-step”
Canada-U.S. rivalry series shines a much-needed spotlight on top-level women’s hockey outside Olympics years
It was snowing sideways and the roads were slushy and dangerous – the sort of miserable February night when most don’t leave the house. Yet jersey-clad kids and Canadian-flag waving fanatics still turned
In this surly time when the centre no longer holds and wedge politics have taken control, it is a shock to find conservatives and liberals walking hand in hand. Or perhaps we should say skating hand in
Nino Niederreiter scored two goals, Curtis McElhinney stopped the final 40 shots he faced, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-1 on Friday night. Lucas Wallmark also scored and Sebastian
A few days ago, there was a brawl at a kids’ hockey game in Simcoe, Ont. The initial report had the suggestive vagueness of a battlefield dispatch – multiple combatants, as many as 30, embroiled in a confrontation.”
Squeals of delight can be heard as you make your way up the driveway toward the backyard, and then you begin to hear the most Canadian of sounds – the scraping of skate blades on a frozen surface and thwack
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said Friday the response by the United States to China detaining two Canadians in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a Chinese Huawei executive has not been strong enough.
A few weeks back, former city councillor Peter Ladner came across a discarded wooden box that once held someone’s cannabis stash. On it was a note thanking the box for all the good times and a declaration
Aaron Sanchez is feeling like the pitcher he was back in 2016. And his new manager can’t stop smiling about that. The Blue Jays right-hander, who dealt with finger injuries over the last two seasons, his
More than half of parents in Alberta say their children with special needs have been restrained at school or confined in seclusion rooms, prompting disability advocates to call on the province to ban govern
Vancouver Coastal Health says there is an “outbreak” of measles with eight cases in the city. The number of confirmed cases doubled from four earlier on Friday, when the health authority said all the involved
Fort McMurray minor hockey team cancels season after death threats prompted by video of players performing Indigenous dance
Parents of a Fort McMurray, Alta., minor hockey team have cancelled the team’s season to protect their kids from death threats made after a video on social media showed them performing a powwow dance their
U.S. President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to get the funds to build a wall on the Mexican border, setting the stage for a protracted battle over the heart of his nationalistic agenda.
Aside from the seasonal fairground cinnamon-sugar-dusted mini-doughnuts, the doughnut scene across Canada had long been a wasteland. However, for much of the past decade, it’s seen a reinvention. Calgary’s
A dissident group of member-donors of JAZZ.FM91 triumphed in a tight proxy battle Friday afternoon – capping months of turmoil that began with allegations of workplace misconduct – by tossing out the of
Matt Kuchar apologized on Friday for what he said were insensitive comments about the caddie he used at the Mayakoba Classic in Mexico last fall and said he would pay the US$50,000 the caddie requested.
The organizers of the Oscars ceremony on Friday scrapped a plan to award four Academy Awards during commercial breaks in the Feb. 24 telecast, following an uproar by Hollywood filmmakers, actors and others.
Heather Passmore has wanted for two years to save one of Vancouver’s beautiful older houses from the landfill. She thought she would have her pick of any number, since Vancouver has been on a demolition
Sara Angel is the founder and executive director of the Art Canada Institute. She wrote her dissertation on Max Stern’s restitution claims and teaches art crime and restitution at York University where
An employee of a manufacturing company opened fire at its suburban Chicago plant Friday, killing five people and wounding five police officers before he was fatally shot, police said. Aurora, Illinois,
When a video was posted on Nigerian social media, claiming that President Muhammadu Buhari had died and been replaced by a Sudanese clone named Jubril, some people dismissed it as a joke – but the video
Opera legend Jessye Norman on receiving Glenn Gould Prize: ‘Gratitude is an important part of being a performer’
Few people satisfy the archetypal qualities of an opera singer quite like Jessye Norman. Her large, expressive face urges you to maintain eye contact as she speaks with an accent that seems to be entirely
Sally Armstrong is a human-rights activist, journalist and author whose books include Veiled Threat: The Hidden Power of the Women of Afghanistan; Bitter Roots Tender Shoots: The Uncertain Fate of Afghanistan’s
Crown prosecutors reject allegation of political interference in Vice-Adm. Mark Norman’s criminal case
Crown prosecutors asserted in court on Friday that there is no political interference in Vice-Admiral Mark Norman’s criminal case, releasing pages of previously redacted documents to the defence team were
Good evening, WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today that Jody Wilson-Raybould lost her job as attorney-general and justice minister because Scott Brison’s departure from politics
The donor: Lynn Ostergaard The gift: $1.2-million The causes: Médecins sans frontières and the Humanitarian Coalition Lynn Ostergaard led an extraordinary life that included working with a Formula One
Musical legend David Foster on launching his first-ever tour of Canada David Foster is the B.C.-bred musician behind hit songs by everyone from Chicago to Celine Dion to Michael Bublé to Whitney Houston.
Telus Corp. has delivered a stark warning to Ottawa about the consequences of banning Huawei telecom equipment in the next generation of mobile networks. Either pay us compensation or watch the cost of
Greg and Gerry Latham spent Friday morning scrambling to pack up family heirlooms as a series of sinkholes threatened to destroy their dream retirement home on British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast. The Lathams