'We have hope': Ottawa pledges to support First Nations suicide prevention strategies

'We have hope': Ottawa pledges to support First Nations suicide prevention strategies

In the wake of a 10-year-old girl’s suicide on his reserve, the Chief of Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation flew more than 3,000 kilometres to Ottawa to sit face-to-face with the federal minister of Indigenous services. In that meeting Wednesday morning, Chief Ronald Mitsuing received confirmation from Minister Mark Miller that the federal government would financially support a […]

The Who announce first Cincinnati show since deadly 1979 concert stampede

The Who announce first Cincinnati show since deadly 1979 concert stampede

Decades after a stampede left 11 people dead and 23 injured at a Who concert in Cincinnati, the veteran British rockers will play in the city for the first time since the accident. The band, co-founded in 1964 and still led by singer Roger Daltrey and guitarist Pete Townshend, made the announcement on the 40th anniversary of the tragedy. “Since […]

‘WORLD’S FIRST’: Injectable male contraceptive effective for 13 years close to final approval

‘WORLD’S FIRST’: Injectable male contraceptive effective for 13 years close to final approval

Is this the next evolution of birth control? Researchers at the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) have successfully concluded a male contraceptive clinical trial that offers an alternative to a vasectomy; the world’s first injectable male contraceptive, the Hindustan Times reported. If you’re daring enough to put a needle into your nether regions, you […]

Eleanor Collins, Canada's first lady of jazz, turns 100

Eleanor Collins, Canada's first lady of jazz, turns 100

At 100 years age, Canadian jazz icon Eleanor Collins has one mantra — just take it one day at a time.  “That’s the thing that my mother said to me a long time ago,” Collins recalled from her home in Surrey, B.C., where she lives independently. “She said, ‘my dear, you just take one day at a […]

Lamar Jackson, Ravens run wild, hand Patriots first loss

Lamar Jackson, Ravens run wild, hand Patriots first loss

Lamar Jackson rushed for two touchdowns and passed for one to help the Baltimore Ravens end New England’s bid for an undefeated season with a resounding 37-20 victory over the visiting Patriots on Sunday night. Jackson completed 17 of 23 passes for 163 yards and rushed for 61 more, while Mark Ingram rushed for a […]

Nationals use seven-run first to complete four-game sweep of the Cardinals

Nationals use seven-run first to complete four-game sweep of the Cardinals

WASHINGTON—It was merely the first inning, yet fans kept rising out of their seats to applaud or yell or twirl their red towels, to chant “Let’s go, Nats!” and “M-V-P!” and various players’ names, enjoying every moment of a seven-run outburst that would, eventually, propel their city to its first World Series appearance in 86 […]

Canadians overpower Cuba in first of two Nations League meetings

Canadians overpower Cuba in first of two Nations League meetings

Captain Junior Hoilett recorded a hat-trick and teenager Jonathan David continued his torrid scoring pace for Canada in a 6-0 win over outgunned Cuba in a CONCACAF Nations League A match Saturday night. Jonathan Osorio and Doneil Henry also scored for Canada, which led 2-0 at the half before an announced crowd of 10,224 at […]

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