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Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames weigh in on NHL playoff Battle of Alberta
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Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames weigh in on NHL playoff Battle of Alberta

The Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers meet in the playoffs for the first time since 1991 in a best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal starting May 17. Here are some key quotes from both teams: “We became a province in 1905 I believe, so that’s 116 years ago. How many people are in Alberta? Four and a half million maybe? What brings our...

Tory leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre denounces ‘white replacement theory’
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Tory leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre denounces ‘white replacement theory’

Pierre Poilievre, a high-profile contender in the Conservative party’s leadership race, on Monday denounced the “white replacement theory,” which was believed to be a motive for a mass shooting in Buffalo, N.Y., as “ugly and disgusting hate-mongering.”  In a statement provided to The Canadian Press, the longtime Ottawa MP, who has been attracting massive crowds as he...

NASA releases satellite images of Manitoba flooding; province bracing for more rain
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NASA releases satellite images of Manitoba flooding; province bracing for more rain

Severe flooding that has displaced thousands of people in southern Manitoba has reached levels that are quite literally out of this world.  Satellite images of flooding in the Red River Valley were NASA Earth Observatory’s images of the day on Thursday. The two false-colour images, taken on Tuesday and Wednesday, show the flooded valley on...

Peterborough police investigating after protesters hurl insults at NDP’s Singh
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Peterborough police investigating after protesters hurl insults at NDP’s Singh

Police are investigating after a video circulated on social media showed people hurling verbal abuse at NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh during a protest in Peterborough, Ont., this week. The federal NDP leader had dropped by the campaign office for Jen Deck, the Ontario NDP candidate for Peterborough-Kawartha in the provincial election, on Tuesday afternoon. A...