Pace bowler Wood delivers first salvo in war over the Ashes against Australia 

Breadcrumb Trail Links Other Sports Author of the article: Norm Da Costa Mark Wood of England in bowling action during the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup semifinal match. Getty Images Article content England fast bowler Mark Wood has terrorized batsmen with his unrelenting pace, bouncers and swing. Advertisement This advertisement has not loaded yet, but … Read more

Canucks: COVID-19 problems are everywhere in the NHL

Breadcrumb Trail Links Vancouver Canucks Sports NHL Hockey A season after they dealt with the worst COVID-19 outbreak in North American pro sports, the Vancouver Canucks are so far unscathed this time around Author of the article: Patrick Johnston Montreal Canadiens’ Artturi Lehkonen is shoved onto Vancouver Canucks goaltender Thatcher Demko by defenceman Tyler Myers … Read more

Cruise ships returning to Victoria after two-year absence

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News Business The first cruise ship in two years is expected to arrive at Ogden Point on April 6. Author of the article: Darron Kloster  •  Victoria Times Colonist Publishing date: Nov 30, 2021  •  12 minutes ago  •  2 minute read  •  Join the conversation Ovation of the Seas docked … Read more

Letters to The Province, Dec. 1, 2021: Government must use fiscal resources strategically to fight climate change

Article content All the money our provincial and federal governments have spent and plan to spend on fighting climate change will not make the slightest difference to the people whose lives have been impacted by recent climate events. Article content It is time our elected governments start spending our tax dollars on things that will … Read more

Multiple pedestrians injured, some critically, in London, Ont., crash | CBC News

A vehicle struck multiple pedestrians in a crash at a major intersection in London, Ont., on Tuesday night, authorities said, leaving some with life-threatening injuries.  Eight people have been taken to hospital, including one person in cardiac arrest, said Miranda Bothwell, a spokesperson for Middlesex London Paramedic Services. The vehicle struck the victims and several other cars on Riverside … Read more

Alphonso Davies’ goal of the year was a reminder he could be Canada’s athlete of the year again

When Alphonso Davies won the Lou Marsh award in 2020, jointly accepting the honour of Canada’s athlete of the year with then Kansas City Chiefs guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, the Bayern Munich man was the only Canadian men’s soccer player who came up in discussions by the voting committee. That is unlikely to be the case … Read more

Multiple pedestrians struck in west London, Ont.

Exeter, Ont. – Multiple pedestrians have been struck by a vehicle and taken to hospital in west London, Ont, according to police. Constable Sandasha Bough tells CTV News London there is no information available at this time on the ages of the people involved but injuries range from minor to life threatening. “I didn’t see … Read more

NORAD commander warns Canadian officials about the threat posed by hypersonic missiles | CBC News

NORAD commander Gen. Glen VanHerck warned top Canadian government and military leaders Tuesday about the threat hypersonic missile technology poses to North American security, saying it’s making it “very challenging” for him to carry out his mission. Visiting Canada for the first time since taking command of the continental defence organization last year, VanHerck gave officials in Ottawa what he called a … Read more

A teacher now accused of abusing 200 kids was sanctioned by the Alberta Teachers’ Association back in 2006 — but it didn’t tell the police

An investigation by Alberta’s teaching association into conduct by a teacher who allegedly sexually abused junior high students for years concluded in 2006 that he had “mentally and physically abused his students,” but it didn’t pass that information on to police. Three former students launched a $40-million lawsuit this week that alleges that Michael Gregory, … Read more

Canucks notebook: A familiar face in the nation’s capital

Breadcrumb Trail Links Vancouver Canucks Sports NHL Hockey Ex-Canuck Adam Gaudette will finally face his old team on Wednesday. Author of the article: Patrick Johnston Former Vancouver Canuck Adam Gaudette. Photo by Claus Andersen /PNG Article content Adam Gaudette’s tour around the NHL has taken him to the nation’s capital, where he’ll make his Ottawa … Read more