Eastern Ukraine braces for new assault as Russia regroups

MUKACHEVO, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian authorities on Wednesday called for evacuations in three provinces near the Russian border amid new signs that President Vladimir Putin’s troops are stepping up their assault on eastern and southern cities after a failed attempt to take the nation’s capital. Local authorities reported further Russian shelling in the eastern Donetsk […]

A Cascadia derby and a ‘must-win game’? Expect fireworks between the Portland Timbers and Vancouver Whitecaps at BC Place

Breadcrumb Trail Links Vancouver Whitecaps Soccer mls It’s the first rivalry game of the season as Portland comes to town. Publishing date: Apr 06, 2022 • 41 minutes ago • 4 minute read • Join the conversation Portland Timbers defender Claudio Bravo defends against Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder Ryan Gauld at BC Place. Photo by Anne-Marie […]

Western University: Student life on campus

An insider’s guide to the best place to live, campus food and more Ashley Goveas, 21Health studies and political science Ashley GoveasCourtesy of Aaron Greenspan Why did you choose Western?I chose Western because I wanted a school where I would have a good balance of work and play. I was also excited to move to […]

University of Waterloo: Student life on campus

An insider’s guide to the best place to live, campus food and more Nicholas Rose, 21English, business and political science Nicola Rose (Courtesy of Nicola Rose) Why did you choose Waterloo?The primary factor was my academic program, which combines the study of business with humanities or social sciences. I was also drawn to UWaterloo’s unique […]

How many days does Vladimir Putin have left?

How many days does Vladimir Putin have left? Will economic sanctions be his death sentence? Will everything return to normal when he’s gone? These are the unknowns that are most often associated with the hope of the moment. The Russian ruble, after collapsing with the announcement of the first bloc of economic sanctions, now appears […]

(RE)imagine governments

On March 28 and 29, another edition of the World Government Summit was held in Dubai, an initiative of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Since 2013, this neutral, non-profit global Summit has sought to generate dialogue around the most innovative trends that are shaping the governments of the future. It also aims to shape […]

Shumka kicks off 60th anniversary tour in Edmonton

After several years of planning and postponed performances, the Ukrainian Shumka Dancers are returning to the stage to put on a series of performances across Canada. “To see it with the space, with the sets fully assembled, with the costumes, with the light – you finally see the vision come together,” said senior creative director […]

Trent University: Student life on campus

An insider’s guide to the best place to live, campus food and more Evan Robins, 19cultural studies Evan Robins (Courtesy of Evan Robins) Why did you choose Trent?The biggest factor in my decision was Trent’s incredible sprawling campus, which was built across two banks of the Otonabee River and linked by the iconic Faryon Bridge. […]

New prescription for tackling pandemic surgery backlog

Residents in Windsor-Essex are waiting longer than recommended for hip and knee surgeries compared to Ontarians in other parts of the province according to the Ontario Medical Association. The OMA says Ontario’s doctors have made sweeping recommendations for clearing the pandemic surgery backlog, fixing wait times, easing the doctor shortage and addressing mental health and […]