Fundraisers being held for transplant recipient

Jody Jackson is dealing with a post-op infection but overall she is happy to be alive and recovering in a Toronto hospital from a liver transplant she received June 8. “I’m accepting my son’s liver so everything is good other than the infection,” said the 49-year-old who has a rare liver disease called primary biliary […]

A murdered woman victim of her big heart

A Quebecer living in Playa del Carmen was the victim of her big heart, killed while she was keeping company with a sick friend whom she would not have known to be a fraudster, report her relatives. • Read also: The Quebecer killed in Mexico was accused of fraud and wanted by the RCMP “Fannie […]

The Province

We’re looking back at the 2021-22 Vancouver Canucks with a focus on Tanner Pearson. Over the past few weeks and in the weeks to come, we’re breaking down the season and taking a look at how player situations stack up going into 2022-23 … Read More

Elks to meet Stampeders in battle of Alberta

The Calgary Stampeders have won a pair of close games to begin the season, while the Edmonton Elks have dropped a pair of double-digit decisions. The Stampeders (2-0) look to continue their good fortune at the expense of the Elks (0-2) on Saturday when they host their provincial rivals. Calgary eked out a 30-27 win […]

Sask. RCMP investigate church fire

RCMP in Meadow Lake is investigating after a church burnt down on the Waterhen Lake First Nation. Police said no one was injured in the incident. They are considering the fire suspicious. A facebook post confirms the church involved was Our Lady of the Smile parish. The building had been in the community since 1954. […]

Passport queues are fading

The new appointment system implemented to counter the monster queues of travelers looking for a passport seems to be bearing fruit, but some are still desperate to get it in time. ” I am leaving on Sunday. I do not know what to do. I was told: “Think about postponing your trip.” But it’s not […]

Impact of Roe v. Wade ruling felt in Ottawa

The impact of the Roe v. Wade ruling in the United States, allowing states to ban abortions, is being felt here in the nation’s capital. Pro-choice organizations say Americans are already calling Canadian support lines to ask for help in gaining access to a safe abortion. “We have seen an increase in people calling us […]

Who was willing to support Donald Trump?

The chairman of the January 6 committee, Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson, was born into segregation in the Delta city of Bolton, Mississippi, population 521, “a part of the country where people justify the actions of slavery, Ku Klux Klan, and lynchings,” as he said during the first hearing. The vice president, Rep. Liz Cheney from […]

‘The miles that they travelled’: Garth Brooks fans flock to Edmonton for sold out concerts

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News Country music superstar Garth Brooks talks with Postmedia during a pre-concert interview on Friday June 24, 2022. Brooks is performing two sold-out concerts at Commonwealth Stadium this weekend. Photo by LARRY WONG /postmedia Article content A sold-out Commonwealth Stadium will be blasting country music Friday and Saturday night as Garth […]

Simcoe County hospitals deal with dire staffing shortages

Health officials say painful hospital wait times spanning an average of three to five hours will only worsen with critical staffing shortages. “This is certainly a crisis we’re experiencing across the region,” said Matthew Lawson, Georgian Bay General Hospital President and CEO. “Short-term, we’re in for a rough summer.” Lawson said the Midland hospital has […]

Anger, despair and tears fill streets across the country as thousands protest Roe’s rollback

WASHINGTON — The reaction was fast and furious Friday after the Supreme Court overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade that guaranteed the constitutional right to abortion. Anger and dismay first erupted outside the Supreme Court moments after the decision was announced. It quickly spread west as devastated abortion rights protesters across the country lambasted conservative […]