Air quality from wildfire smoke reaches dangerous levels in cities across British Columbia, as smoke heads west

For days, thick smoke from wildfires blanketed British Columbia towns in the Kootenays and Okanagan. Now Metro Vancouver is preparing for that smoke to hit the coast this weekend. On Saturday, Environment and Climate Change Canada released a special air quality statement for parts of Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, warning that high ozone levels from the heat wave […]

Catholic Church approved legal fees for residential school survivors fund: documents

New details have emerged about the controversial multi-million dollar legal bill from the Roman Catholic Church paid from a fund intended for residential school survivors. In documents obtained by CBC News Friday, one of the church’s attorneys admits the money came from that fund and said everything was done with the full approval of the 50 Canadian “Catholic entities” contributing […]

Maple Leafs catch Nick Ritchie for 2-year contract

The Toronto Maple Leafs signed a two-year contract with forward Nick Ritchie worth an average of US $ 2.5 million annually. Ritchie, 25, had 26 points (15 goals, 11 assists) in 56 regular season games with the Boston Bruins last season. He added one goal and three assists in 11 playoff games. Welcome to Toronto, Nick! 🖊 We signed a […]

You again? Canada and the United States to face off in controversial 2012 women’s Olympic football semi-final

Canada and the United States will face off once again in the women’s soccer semifinals at the Olympic Games. There are still some familiar faces on both sides of the London 2012 Games showdown which saw the United States win 4-3 after overtime despite a hat trick from Canadian superstar Christine Sinclair. This match is widely known for the calls […]

Canadian women can control Olympic basketball destiny with win over Spain

Barring disaster, the Canadian women’s basketball team is set to reach the quarter-finals at the Tokyo Olympics. But Saturday night’s game against Spain (9 p.m. ET, CBCSports.ca) will be crucial in determining the path of a team whose stated goal is to play for a medal after back-to-back losses in the Olympic quarterfinals. Opening ceremony flag bearer Miranda Ayim unveiled […]