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Man shot by Halifax police officer, taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries

Man shot by Halifax police officer, taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries

HALIFAX — A man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after Halifax Regional Police shot him Thursday night. Police say officers responded to an alleged stabbing around 10:15 p.m. in the 100 block of Plateau Crescent.
Agent: More could be done to market Canada's soccer players, brand

Agent: More could be done to market Canada's soccer players, brand

Despite the success Canada's men's soccer team had in qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, and its increased exposure from it, a high-profile agent says more could be done to promote its players.
Lions defence stresses need for communication ahead of Ticats tilt

Lions defence stresses need for communication ahead of Ticats tilt

SURREY, B.C. — Following a close loss to the Saskatchewan Roughriders, the message on the B.C. Lions defence is the need for better communication.

Man killed, woman injured in shooting: Toronto police

Toronto police say one man was killed and a woman was injured in a shooting. Police say officers were called around 7:36 p.m. Thursday to the area of Northcliffe Boulevard and St. Clair Avenue after multiple reports of gunshots.
In the news today: Travel restrictions lifted in B.C., phone disruptions in NWT

In the news today: Travel restrictions lifted in B.C., phone disruptions in NWT

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
'Almost died a few times': Northern Ontario city of Sudbury grapples with opioids

'Almost died a few times': Northern Ontario city of Sudbury grapples with opioids

GREATER SUDBURY, Ont. — Crystal Plume sits in the shade of a tree near a busy intersection in downtown Sudbury and carefully injects fentanyl into a vein on the back of her hand before licking the speck of blood left behind.
Fear, falsehoods and conspiracy theories ignite amid Canada's wildfires

Fear, falsehoods and conspiracy theories ignite amid Canada's wildfires

Canada's current wildfire season is devastating evidence of the effects of climate change, scientists say, but for some conspiracy theorists, the thousands of square kilometres of burnt ground isn't enough to convince them.
Blue Bombers extend win streak to five games with 47-17 thumping of Alouettes

Blue Bombers extend win streak to five games with 47-17 thumping of Alouettes

WINNIPEG — Zach Collaros was glad his Blue Bomber teammates didn’t panic when he wasn’t his usual self early in Thursday’s game against the Montreal Alouettes.
Canada's Eugenie Bouchard falls in second round of U.S. Open qualifiers

Canada's Eugenie Bouchard falls in second round of U.S. Open qualifiers

NEW YORK — Canada's Eugenie Bouchard fell 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 to Ukraine's Dayana Yastremska in the second round of qualifying at the U.S. Open on Thursday. Bouchard had three aces and three double faults, while breaking on two of her 11 opportunities.
Brooke Rivers leads Canadian amateurs after first round of CPKC Women's Open

Brooke Rivers leads Canadian amateurs after first round of CPKC Women's Open

VANCOUVER — Brooke Rivers says she's just focused on playing golf at this week's CPKC Women's Open. But she still stopped to sign an autograph for a young girl as she crossed over from her front nine to the back nine.