Manoah breaks career-high 10 to lead Blue Jays to Rays

Alek Manoah, returning from a five-game suspension, pulled off a career-high 10 in seven three-hit innings for the Toronto Blue Jays in their 11-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night . George Springer, Marcus Semien and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. scored for Toronto, who won nine of 12. Semien, the all-star starter on Thursday, has scored three times. […]

Severe thunderstorm floods roads in Calgary

Calgary police said they received several reports of flash flooding after a severe thunderstorm hit the city on Friday evening. A severe thunderstorm warning remains in place. Environment Canada says storms are capable of causing water to accumulate on roads and produce hail the size of a dollar to a ping-pong ball, heavy rain and strong wind gusts. Large hail […]

Heil and Canada’s Top Athletes Call on Federal Government to Address Gaps in Safe Sport System

Two-time Canadian Olympic medalist Jennifer Heil, with the support of 11 Canadian Olympians and Paralympians, wrote an open letter calling on Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault to improve protection for victims of abuse in Canadian sport. The letter highlights the shortcomings of the current national safe sport system while detailing the changes that must be made to protect athletes in Canada. […]

The Briggs wildfire spares the Cigar Lake mine in northern Saskatchewan. but keep burning

The Briggs fire near the Cigar Lake uranium mine in northern Saskatchewan continues to burn, but has now passed the main camp “with no serious impact to the site,” according to Cameco, which operates the facility . An early inspection shows no structural damage to the buildings and all assets appear to be intact, company spokesman Jeff Hryhoriw told CBC […]

Here’s why marijuana is on the banned list for Olympic sports

Although professional leagues are slowly adjusting to the reality that marijuana is not a performance enhancing drug, it remains squarely on the list of banned Olympic sports. This reality will force American sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson to miss the Olympic 100-meter event this month. Shortly after winning the Olympic trials in Oregon last month, she tested positive for chemicals found in […]

7 dead, including 4 children, in a house fire in Chestermere, Alberta.

Seven people have died, including four children, after an early morning fire in Chestermere, Alta. RCMP Corporal. Tammy Keibel said five people escaped the blaze. The cause of the fire has been determined but a preliminary investigation does not indicate criminal activity, she said. “It’s a very tragic situation,” Keibel said. Keibel said the deceased people found in the house […]

Trudeau has seen the shortlist of candidates for governor general and is expected to announce his choice soon

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has considered a shortlist of candidates to be the next governor general and is expected to announce his choice in the “not too distant future,” Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc said. LeBlanc had previously told senators that he believed a new representative of the Queen in Canada could be appointed on Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day on June 24. […]