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Assistant coach Marc Savard departs Calgary Flames

Assistant coach Marc Savard departs Calgary Flames

CALGARY — Calgary Flames assistant coach Marc Savard and the NHL club have agreed to part company. The Flames announced Savard's departure Wednesday.
'Five feet nothing': Pickton's safety likely behind Quebec move, says ex-prison judge

'Five feet nothing': Pickton's safety likely behind Quebec move, says ex-prison judge

VICTORIA — When serial killer Robert Pickton was transferred from British Columbia's Kent Institution to a maximum-security prison in Quebec about six years ago, correctional authorities gave no public explanation or confirmation at the time.
NDP slam Liberals for slow reunification programs for relatives stuck in Gaza, Sudan

NDP slam Liberals for slow reunification programs for relatives stuck in Gaza, Sudan

OTTAWA — The NDP has accused the government of bungling measures introduced months ago that were meant to bring relatives of Canadians from conflict zones in Sudan and the Gaza Strip to safety.
Former Maple Leafs coach Sheldon Keefe gets the New Jersey Devils top job, source tells AP

Former Maple Leafs coach Sheldon Keefe gets the New Jersey Devils top job, source tells AP

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Sheldon Keefe is being hired as the coach of the New Jersey Devils, less than two weeks after he was fired by the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Corrective to May 18 story on dialysis waste

Corrective to May 18 story on dialysis waste

VANCOUVER — A Canadian Press story on May 18 reported that a garbage bin at St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver contained biohazardous waste. In fact, the nature of the contents was not definitively determined. The Canadian Press
Doctors, patients want options to reduce dialysis waste adding to climate change

Doctors, patients want options to reduce dialysis waste adding to climate change

VANCOUVER — Francis Silva watches the blood flow through a straw-like tube in his left arm to a dialysis machine where it's cleaned of toxins and returned to his body through a second tube.
Meta brand enoki mushrooms recalled due to possible Listeria contamination

Meta brand enoki mushrooms recalled due to possible Listeria contamination

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has announced a recall of Meta brand enoki mushrooms due to possible Listeria contamination. The agency says the recall was triggered by its testing and it is conducting a food safety investigation.
Memorial Cup Champions List

Memorial Cup Champions List

Memorial Cup Winners Canadian Major Junior Hockey Champions 2023 _ Quebec Remparts 2022 _ Saint John Sea Dogs 2020-21 _ Tournaments Cancelled (COVID-19 pandemic) 2019 _ Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 2018 _ Acadie-Bathurst Titan 2017 _ Windsor Spitfires 2016
Manitoba government adds more money to job program after facing criticism

Manitoba government adds more money to job program after facing criticism

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government has partially walked back a funding cut to a provincial summer jobs program after an outcry from community groups.
WestJet planning new fare category for travellers willing to forgo carry-on bag

WestJet planning new fare category for travellers willing to forgo carry-on bag

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines plans to launch a new cheaper fare category that would be available to travellers willing to fly without a carry-on bag.