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International, Sports

French skier may have died after hitting a tree

An early investigation has revealed details about the accident that caused the death of France’s elite skier David Poisson on Monday in Canada. Poisson was training with along with other competitors from around the world at the resort of Nakiska» 

Health, Science and Technology, Sports

Young hockey players may return too soon after concussion: study

New sophisticated imaging shows that young hockey players who have had a concussion may still have changes in their brains after having been cleared to go back to playing. Researchers at Western University studied players between the ages of 11» 

Arts and Entertainment, Indigenous, International, Sports

imagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts festival underway in Toronto

imagineNATIVE, the film and media arts festival that screens and displays work from aboriginal people around the world, opened its 18th edition last night in Toronto. This year, over 100 feature films, documentaries, short films and music videos will screen» 

Society, Sports

The Edge: New NBL team in Newfoundland

Canada’s new National Basketball League will have a team in St. John’s Newfoundland to be known as “the Edge”. St. John’s Edge owner, John Graham, says he hopes the team attracts fans of all ages. © CBC/Sherry Vivian The team revealed» 

Animals, Economy, Environment, International, Lifestyle, Politics, Science and Technology, Sports

Vancouver symposium seeks solution for drop in Orca numbers

As the resident killer whale population continues to dwindle in West Coast waters off southern British Columbia and northern Washington state, experts gathered in Vancouver this week to try to come up with a plan to halt the decline. Studies» 

International, Politics, Society, Sports

Toronto Raptors join anti-Trump ranks

Players on the Toronto Raptors, Canada’s only National Basketball Association team, have joined the growing number of North American professional athletes disgusted by some of U.S. President Donald Trump’s words and policies. Raptors officials confirmed a report Thursday in the» 


NHL season off to a great start

The National Hockey League (NHL) regular season got underway last night with some amazing results in two Canadian games. The Edmonton Oilers,with the latest hockey phenomenon, team captain Connor McDavid showing his stuff, beat their provincial rivals, the Calgary Flames 3-0,» 

Lifestyle, Politics, Society, Sports

Toronto city council rejects naming stadium for Rob Ford

Rob Ford, who gained world-wide notoriety in 2013 when as mayor of Toronto he became embroiled in a substance scandal and refused to step down, will not have a football stadium named after him–at least for now. Toronto’s city council» 

Economy, International, Society, Sports

2018 Olympic outfits for Team Canada

The 2018 Winter Olympics are taking place in Korea for the first time. PyeongChang will host the events, and Canadian Olympians and Paralympians will be identifiable in the red and black with white details, like the word ‘CANADA’ on their outfits.» 

Economy, International, Lifestyle, Science and Technology, Society, Sports

Can rugby rules solve North American football’s injury epidemic? It might be worth a shot

It’s autumn in North America. Rugby rules are strick about how and where to tackle and the lack of equipment makes players less likely to deliver a cheap shot to bring a player down. © CP Photo/Darryl Dyck That means football»