Small earthquake recorded in NB Sunday morning

There was a small earthquake in northern New Brunswick early Sunday morning. According to Natural Resources Canada, a magnitude 2.6 earthquake was recorded in a wooded area just south of Mount Carleton Provincial Park at 4:23 a.m.HT. The impact is likely to have been minimal, the ministry said. “It would be felt very locally, if at all,” said Stephen Crane, […]

US overtakes COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Canada – but experts say it’s not a ‘model of success’

Canadians browsing social media can find photos of their American peers wearing big smiles and vaccination cards that show they have been vaccinated against COVID-19. A recent surge in vaccine deployment in the United States has far overtaken its northern neighbor, and some Canadians are wondering why distribution in their country is so far behind. South Carolina infectious disease specialist […]

Nats Ace Strasburg says ‘numbness in my whole hand’ led to carpal tunnel surgery

Stephen Strasburg’s nervous wrist problem that ended his 2020 season after five innings would worsen every time he threw a baseball, he said on Sunday, and “basically went from numbness in my thumb has numbness all over my hand. “ Speaking to reporters for the first time since shutting down in August, the Washington Nationals ace said the problem disappeared […]

Alberta captain Laura Walker moves to 3-0 at National Women’s Curling Championships

Laura Walker led Pool A at the Canadian Women’s Curling Championship with a 3-0 record on Sunday. The Alberta captain beat Northern Ontario’s Krysta Burns 12-2 in the morning’s draw in the Calgary Bubble. Watch and participate in CBC Sports’ That Curling show live daily from the Scotties at 7:30 p.m. ET on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube Defending champion Kerri […]

LeBlanc’s ‘very confident’ provinces can handle accelerated vaccine delivery

Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc says he has full confidence that Canadian provinces will be able to handle the influx of COVID-19 vaccine doses arriving in the country in the weeks and months to come. “We’re going to see a significant increase in the last few weeks of February and into March … so we’re very confident, and the provinces […]

Cyclist Mike Woods finishes 2nd in debut with Israel Start-Up Nation

Canadian rider Michael Woods finished second in the three-day Tour des Alpes-Maritimes et du Var on Sunday. Gianluca Brambilla’s 13-second victory propelled the Italian to the podium. Woods, who entered the final day as the race leader after winning the second stage on Saturday, was five seconds behind in the overall standings. Dutchman Bauke Mollema, who rides with Brambilla for […]

Saskatchewan First Nation blockade after business enters land without consent

A First Nation in northern Saskatchewan blocked a road and issued a restraining order against a Toronto uranium company. Birch Narrows Dene Nation officials say they took action after workers at Baselode Energy Corp. began to survey traditional band territory without consent. “It was very disrespectful, totally unjustified,” said Birch Narrows boss Jonathon Sylvester. “It is not done properly.” It’s […]