Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

MLB proposes delayed start, 154 game schedule with expanded playoffs

1228677703

Major League Baseball has proposed a one-month delay in starting spring training due to the coronavirus pandemic and pushing back opening day to April 28.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Novavax submits vaccine for approval as Ottawa seeks EU reassurances on exports rules

HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/VACCINE

Canada’s hopes of speeding up COVID-19 vaccinations brightened slightly over the weekend as regulators began work to approve a new inoculation, even as the federal government sought to head off any restrictions on vaccine shipments from Europe.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Olympic ski champ Sofia Goggia to miss worlds after breaking knee bone

Goggia-Sofia-160121

Olympic downhill champion Sofia Goggia will miss the world championships in February after breaking a bone in her right knee on Sunday.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

NHL’s road trips looking a lot different in 2021

1298016418

Brendan Gallagher misses the restaurants, the laughs, the camaraderie and the bonding. He isn’t alone. NHL road trips, especially early in the season, are usually chances to get to know new teammates and reconnect with familiar faces.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

B.C. neighbours step up to make this Lunar New Year special for toddler

LUNAR NEW YEAR NEIGHBOURS

The Lunar New Year is a time for food and family, but like most celebrations during the pandemic, the holiday looks different this year. Despite that, a New Westminster, B.C., mother is hoping to keep the magic alive for her two-year-old son.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Charges expected after defiant Aylmer, Ont., church holds indoor service

Henry Hildebrandt

Charges are expected to be laid after congregates of a church in Aylmer, Ont., defied provincial orders, yet again, and held an indoor service that exceeded provincial gathering limits on Sunday, the town’s chief of police said.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Hockey Winnipeg won’t drop the puck on remaining season

Ice hockey

The association governing amateur hockey in Winnipeg announced Saturday it has made the difficult decision to cancel the remainder of the 2020-21 regular hockey season and playoffs.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Minister Ng meets with United Kingdom Secretary of State for International Trade

Yesterday, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, met virtually with Liz Truss, Secretary of State for International Trade for the United Kingdom.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Rebecca Marino makes quick exit at Australian Open tune-up

marino-rebecca-210131-1180

Canada’s Rebecca Marino lost 7-6 (2), 6-3 to Italy’s Jasmine Paolini in the first round of the WTA Tour’s Gippsland Trophy on Sunday. The tourney is one of three warmup events for the Australian Open, which starts Feb. 8.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Laurent Dubreuil earns pair of bronze at speed skating World Cup finale

1299626596

Canada’s speed skating team capped its last warmup for the world championship with a pair of sprint bronze medals from Laurent Dubreuil on Sunday.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

100-year-old U.K. war veteran who raised millions to fight pandemic hospitalized with COVID-19

BRITAIN-ROYALS/VETERAN

Tom Moore, the 100-year-old Second World War veteran who captivated the British public in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic with his fundraising efforts, has been hospitalized with COVID-19, his daughter said Sunday.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Somalia hotel hit by explosion and gunfire; casualties expected

Somalia Violence

A hotel in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, has been hit by an explosion, and jihadist rebels Al-Shabaab have claimed responsibility, police have confirmed.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Poor visibility pushes women’s super-G to Monday in Garmisch, Germany

gagnon-marie-michele-210130-1180

The last women’s World Cup race before the world alpine ski championships was rescheduled to Monday because of fog hanging over the Kandahar course Sunday in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Kripps, Canadian 4-man bobsleigh team finish 3rd in World Cup season standings

kripps-justin-210131-1180

Francesco Friedrich piloted Germany to gold and Justin Kripps drove Canada to bronze Sunday in the final World Cup four-man bobsled race before the world championship. Canadians Cynthiah Appiah and Dawn Richardson Wilson narrowly missed a medal in the women’s race.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Travellers should prepare for post-flight testing, hotel quarantine as soon as Thursday: Alghabra

Question Period 20160603

Transport Minister Omar Alghabra says air travellers should be prepared for COVID-19 testing upon arrival in Canada and hotel quarantine requirements to come into effect as soon as Thursday, days after the federal government introduced new measures to curb international travel.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

CPHO Sunday Edition, January 31, 2021: Supporting the Mental Health of Canada’s Frontline Health Workers

On January 31, 2021, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, issued the following statement on COVID-19.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Solitude and loneliness wearing down even the most connected generation

Mutatayi Fuamba

As the pandemic widens the gap between young adults and their peers, the frontline supports, comfortable confidants and surrogate families usually found in friendships are falling apart.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Sunday

Virus Outbreak WHO Mission China

A World Health Organization team looking into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic has visited the food market in the Chinese city of Wuhan that was linked to many early infections.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Kristoffersen defies deteriorating course to win slalom in late-season charge

kristoffersen-henrik-210131-1180

Henrik Kristoffersen showed glimpses of his best slalom skills Sunday, holding on to his first-run lead as he battled his way through the ruts for his second World Cup victory before the world championships.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Thousands arrested across Russia during protests to demand Alexei Navalny’s release

Russia Navalny Protests

Chanting slogans against President Vladimir Putin, thousands of people took to the streets across Russia on Sunday to demand the release of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny. More than 3,000 protesters were detained, according to a monitoring group.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

CBC Sports Book review: ‘Bravey’ by Alexi Pappas

Bravey alexi pappas

Greek-American Olympian runner and filmmaker releases memoir

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

CBC Sports Book review: ‘Bravey’ by Alexi Pappas

Bravey alexi pappas

Greek-American Olympian runner and filmmaker releases memoir

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Canada’s Kripps scores 4-man bronze medal, finishes third overall in standings

Canada's Kripps scores 4-man bronze medal, finishes third overall in standings

Canada’s Justin Kripps, Ryan Sommer, Benjamin Coakwell and Cam Stones captured World Cup bronze Sunday in Innsbruck, Austria and in doing so secured the third overall spot in the final 4-man bobsleigh standings.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

NDP repays multimillion-dollar campaign debt amid tough fundraising climate during pandemic

Convention NDP 20180217

Now that the bank has been paid, the party can focus on holding a virtual convention in April and preparing for a possible pandemic election, which New Democrats insist they don’t want but expect the Liberals will trigger sometime this year.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Lights still on in federal buildings in National Capital Region even as civil servants work from home

Terrace de la Chaudieres lights

The lights remain on at some federal government buildings in Canada’s capital region, even though most civil servants have been working at home for nearly a year to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Ice meets medals: Expect Ivanie Blondin and Canada’s speed skaters to carry on history of Olympic success

Blondin-1-year-out-beijing

With just one year to go until the Beijing Olympics, the current crop of Canadian speed skaters are motivated, inspired and pushing themselves to extremes on the backs of those greats who have come before them. 

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Disrupted schooling, learning loss will have effects long after pandemic, say education experts

1st day Online learning

From switching between remote and in-person learning to juggling class quarantines due to school-related cases, students continue to grapple with a tumultuous education experience amid COVID-19. Education experts sat disrupted schooling and learning loss will persist long after the pandemic wanes.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Despite supply issues, Canada ‘doing pretty good’ on vaccine roll out: professor

COVID Ont Vaccine 20210107

With COVID-19 vaccine shipments from both Pfizer and Moderna delayed or cut in recent weeks, the Trudeau government has faced criticism for its procurement and distribution process. But given the challenges, Dr. Noni MacDonald says the roll out has so far been relatively successful.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Centuries-old wine windows in Florence put a novel spin on social distancing

Wine window

Le buchette del vino — or wine windows — are foot-high, dome-shaped holes in the thick, stone palazzi of Florence that six centuries ago were used to sell wine. Now, with the need for physical distancing, businesses are opening them up again and selling everything from glasses of Chianti to ice cream.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Canadian snowbirds abroad grapple with tough new travel rules that include a big hotel bill

Claudine Durand and husband,

Snowbirds are attempting to find ways around Canada’s tough new travel rules, either by prolonging their stay down south or attempting to beat the clock and rush home.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Mikyla Grant-Mentis scores pair of goals to lead Toronto Six past Whitecaps

NWHL-Mikyla-Grant-Mentis

Mikyla Grant-Mentis scored twice for the Toronto Six, including the winner with 23 seconds left, in a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Whitecaps on Saturday night at Herb Brooks Arena.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Brock Boeser scores twice as Canucks down Jets for 4th straight win

HKN Canucks Jets 20210130

Brock Boeser had a pair of goals Saturday and the Vancouver Canucks topped the Winnipeg Jets 4-1. Nils Hoglander and Zack MacEwen also scored for the Canucks.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

World’s Fastest Gamer on CBC: Season 2 – Episode 2

World's Fastest Gamer on CBC: Season 2 - Episode 2

10 of the world’s fastest gamers compete to turn gaming skills into a real life racing contract. They travel to a motorsport country club for their first time at the wheel of real race cars. Surprise guest: F1 ace and Indy 500 Champion Juan Pablo Montoya.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

How an elite family’s decades-old secret sparked a reckoning about sexual abuse in France

France Tackling Incest

Sexual abuse within families had long been a problem France failed to confront. That appears to have changed recently with the release of a book that exposed a dark and decades-old secret of a prominent French family.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

World’s Fastest Gamer on CBC: Season 2 – Episode 1

World's Fastest Gamer on CBC: Season 2 - Episode 1

10 of the world’s fastest gamers face off in Las Vegas, beginning the journey to decide who’s got what it takes to turn gaming prowess into a real life racing contract, starting with on-track mentoring in a fleet of dream supercars.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Hockey Night in Canada: Flames vs. Canadiens

HNIC - Calgary Flames at Montreal Canadiens

Watch live on television and online on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET as the Calgary Flames battle the Montreal Canadiens on Hockey Night in Canada.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Lions trade QB Matthew Stafford to Rams for QB Jared Goff, draft picks: reports

Stafford-Lions

The Detroit Lions are trading quarterback Matthew Stafford to the Los Angeles Rams in exchange for quarterback Jared Goff, two future first-round picks and a third-round pick, a person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Trump loses lead impeachment lawyers as trial nears, sources say

Trump Florida

Former U.S. president Donald Trump has parted ways with his lead impeachment lawyers little more than a week before his trial, two people familiar with the situation said Saturday. The change injects fresh uncertainty into the makeup and strategy of his defense team.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

McDavid uncorks masterpiece followed by game winner to help Oilers down Leafs in OT

Oilers-Leafs-300121

Oilers-Leafs-300121

Connor McDavid scored his second goal of the night 42 seconds into overtime as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 on Saturday.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Jacob Markstrom posts 37-save shutout as Flames hand Canadiens 1st regulation loss

1230882898

Calgary Flames goaltender Jacob Markstrom was perfect with a 37-save performance in the Flames’ 2-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre in Montreal Saturday night. Johnny Gaudreau and Mikael Backlund each scored a goal.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Hockey Night in Canada: Canucks vs. Jets

HNIC - Vancouver Canucks at Winnipeg Jets

Watch live on television and online on Saturday at 10 p.m. ET as the Vancouver Canucks take on the Winnipeg Jets on Hockey Night in Canada.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Fire destroys 147-year-old church in Lax Kw’alaams First Nation on B.C.’s North Coast

Church destroyed

RCMP say the church is a historic landmark that’s significant to many people in the community, and the fire damage was extensive.  

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Fearing Beijing crackdown, thousands flee Hong Kong for the U.K.

China Britain Hong Kong

Cindy, a businesswoman and mother of two young children, is one of thousands of people fleeing Hong Kong since Beijing imposed a draconian national security law on the territory last summer.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Patrick Reed dodges controversy to share 54-hole lead with Carlos Ortiz at Farmers

Farmers Insurance Open Golf

Patrick Reed was involved in another rules controversy Saturday in the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. He also had a share of the lead with Carlos Ortiz.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

U.S. holds Jozy Altidore out of game citing transfer interest in TFC star

Altidore-Jozy-270317

Altidore-Jozy-270317

U.S. Soccer has opted to hold veteran striker Jozy Altidore out of Sunday’s friendly with Trinidad and Tobago, citing transfer interest in the Toronto FC star.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Watch Road to the Olympic Games: ISU speed skating World Cup

rttog-speed-skating

Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week’s edition of the program, watch action from the ISU speed skating World Cup event in Heerenveen, Netherlands.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Megan Oldham picks up silver, Laurie Blouin claims bronze on opening day of X Games

Megan-Oldham-X-Games-2021

Megan Oldham took silver in the women’s ski big air and fellow Canadian Laurie Blouin earned a bronze in women’s slopestyle snowboard as the 2021 Aspen X Games opened Friday.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

All employees to be tested at Canada Post facility in Mississauga, Ont., as COVID-19 outbreak grows

Canada Post Gateway Plant

Canada Post Gateway Plant

All employees working at a Mississauga, Ont., Canada Post worksite must now be tested for COVID-19 as the facility battles a large outbreak.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Headstone of former Canadian prime minister William Lyon Mackenzie King defaced in Toronto

Defacing of tombstone of William Lyon Mackenzie King

The granite headstone at the grave of former Canadian prime minister William Lyon Mackenzie King in Toronto has been defaced.

Categories
Search Canada Online Listing

Canadian freestyle skier Megan Oldham picks up another X Games medal

Megan-Oldham

Canadian freestyle skier Megan Oldham won a bronze medal in slopestyle at the 2021 Aspen X Games on Saturday, one day after claiming silver in big air.