France discovering Winnipeg literature

Created in 1990 by the writer Michel Le Bris, the festival Amazing Travelers attracts 60,000 visitors to Brittany in Saint-Malo each year. The event invites an average of 200 authors from all over the world to discuss current topics around screenings, meetings and debates. On the program this year, among other things, ecology and the […]

Canadian medical students call for free, universal access to contraception | The Canadian News

Medical students across Canada are calling on the federal government to make contraception free and universally available to all.  In Canada, it’s up to provincial governments to determine what medical needs are covered by insurance, including contraception. But coverage varies from province to province, and contraception is often not included in provincial or private medical insurance […]

Storley dominates ‘MVP’ to claim interim title

This report contains details of what happened at Bellator 281. You can watch the entire event again on BBC iPlayer (UK users only) here. American Logan Storley claimed the interim welterweight belt at Bellator 281 beating Britain’s Michael ‘Venom’ Page in London. Page, the home favourite, was dominated by Storley over five rounds as the […]

Trapped in search of sexual services from a minor

After challenging the SPVQ’s investigation methods, then the minimum sentence of one year in prison for luring a minor, two sex offenders trapped by the police finally went to prison. In February 2019, Raphaël Beaumont and Dave Hamel led “an ordinary life” in appearance. The first was a teacher at Les Sentiers secondary school while […]

Science Fair winners head to nationals

Article content Science fairs are no longer the sacred domain of potato clocks and erupting volcanoes. Article content Sohila Sidhu and the five other winners at the recent Windsor Regional Science, Technology and Engineering Fair (WRSTEF) have taken their projects light years beyond the reaction between baking soda and vinegar. Sidhu, a 15-year-old Assumption College […]

Roughriders rookie camp wraps in Saskatoon

Saskatchewan Roughriders rookie camp came to a soggy end in Saskatoon on Friday, with the rain and wind making for slippery and cold conditions. “Yesterday we were all sunburned, now today we’re all here shivering,” said Konner Johnson, a Saskatoon Hilltops linebacker who got an invite to camp as a territorial junior. The rain didn’t […]

Canucks: More staff dismissed amid culture shift

Breadcrumb Trail Links Vancouver Canucks Sports NHL Hockey The Canucks have dismissed five of the seven people who were listed as part of their human performance department. Vancouver Canucks athletic therapist Jon Sanderson (in blue jacket) on the bench at Rogers Arena. Sanderson, who dismissed by the Canucks on Friday, celebrated his 1500th game in […]

Fire damages Gatineau restaurant, apartment units

Firefighters from Ottawa and Gatineau battled a blaze that damaged a restaurant and apartments in Gatineau east end. Emergency crews responded to the fire in a two-storey building on Main Street, south of Maloney Boulevard, Friday afternoon. The building included the Le Moulin restaurant on the main floor, and apartments on the second floor. Ottawa […]