In the late evening of March 26, members of the OPP's Community Street Crime Unit, Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, North West Region Emergency Response Team, and the Canine Unit executed a search warrant at a residence in Fort Frances.
Jacen Bracko recorded a hat trick to pace the Dryden GM Ice Dogs to a 7-2 romp over the Fort Frances Lakers in Game 3 of their best-of-seven semi-final series Tuesday night at the Ice For Kids Arena.
With the Ice Dogs holding a commanding 3-0 series lead, the Lakers face a must-win situation heading Game 4 here tonight at 7:30 p.m.
Roseneath Theatre brought “Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls” to the Townshend Theatre for local students yesterday afternoon. The play—meant to educate children in Grades 4-8 about gender identify, diversity, and equality—is about a family struggling with their year nine-year-old girl coming out as a boy.
Fort Frances Lakers' captain Julian Uhryniuk looked to make a play from the end boards during his squad's 7-2 loss to the Dryden GM Ice Dogs in Game 3 of their best-of-seven semi-final playoff series Tuesday night at the Ice For Kids Arena. The Lakers now trail 3-0 heading into tonight's must-win Game 4 here at 7:30 p.m.
Construction of the Rainy River District Social Services Administration Board's new eight-bachelor unit apartment building for single individuals continues behind Lady Frances Place on Fifth Street East here. Once complete, the eight-plex will include four units with individual entrances on both the top and bottom floors. Two of the lower apartments will be fully-accessible.
To Be Determined Theatre Co. brought the “The Wonderful World of Miss Jiggs” to life with music and audience participation Tuesday evening at the Townshend Theatre—the final show in the Kids & Company entertainment series for 2017-18. Information on the 2018-19 shows will be coming soon.
MORLEY, Alta.—RCMP and paramedics were called to a rural home west of Calgary yesterday where an infant was pronounced dead and 14 other people were found suffering from influenza-like symptoms.
Cpl. Curtis Peters said Mounties went to a home in Morley, on the Stoney Nakoda First Nation 60 km west of Calgary, to check on a report of a child in medical distress.
EDMONTON—A ban on private rehabilitation of orphaned black bear cubs in Alberta is to be lifted by the province in the coming weeks.
The ban, which has been in place since 2010, has meant that bears orphaned in the province have been killed or sent to zoos.
Officials say they have been working with wildlife sanctuary operators to develop a new policy.
TORONTO—Ontario's newly-minted Progressive Conservative leader will not bring journalists with him on the campaign trail this spring—a rare move experts and critics say suggests the Tories are keen to keep the unpredictable populist politician out of the hot seat as he takes on two more seasoned rivals.
TORONTO—Hydro repair crews continue restoring electricity to thousands of homes and businesses affected by a powerful wind storm that raked Ontario yesterday.
The Hydro One outage map showed about 38,000 outages by early today, down from a peak of about 88,000.
Some areas were not expected to have power back until about 5 p.m.
TORONTO—Canadians rushing to file their taxes before the looming April 30 deadline should stop to check the changes the Canada Revenue Agency has made since last season.
Whether you're a parent, a student, a commuter, or a caregiver, these changes may have an impact on your taxes.
There may be a critical window for overweight kids to get to a healthy level. Those who shed their extra pounds by age 13 had the same risk of developing diabetes in adulthood as others who had never weighed too much, a large study of Danish men found.
AUGUSTA, Ga.—No matter where Ian Poulter turns, there's someone with an outstretched hand and congratulatory words.
Certainly, no one took a more harrowing path to the Masters.
The 42-year-old Englishman was the last player to qualify for the first major of the year, winning last weekend's Houston Open in a playoff after sinking a 20-foot birdie on the 72nd hole.
TORONTO—The 2017 Toronto Blue Jays never got on track after struggling mightily at the start of the season.
The 2018 edition of the team is closing out its first homestand of the year with a much better feeling.
LAS VEGAS—Brad Gushue decided the best play was not making one at the men's world curling championship yesterday.
The Canadian skip told third Mark Nichols to throw through the rings in the fifth end against Norway instead of drawing or hitting.
“I looked at him and said, 'I don't think I'd ever had to do that at third,'” Nichols noted.
TORONTO—Facing a late-season collapse, DeMar DeRozan, Kyle Lowry, and the Toronto Raptors focused on what took them to the top of the NBA's Eastern Conference: defence.
DeRozan led the Raptors with 16 points as Toronto earned a crucial 96-78 win over the Boston Celtics last night.
ANAHEIM, Calif.—Deep into their 80th game in a season riddled with injuries and setbacks, the Anaheim Ducks still weren't certain they were heading back to the playoffs.
So the Ducks dug down deep and came out with the ticket to the Stanley Cup tournament.
And now that they're in, their hard-earned resilience could be a nightmare for anybody in their path.
SOUTHERN JILIN PROVINCE, China — To the North Koreans gathered beneath a crucifix in an apartment in this northeastern Chinese border region, she is known as “mom.” She feeds them, gives them a place to stay and, on occasion, money.
WASHINGTON — The centre of our galaxy is teeming with black holes, sort of like a Times Square for strange super gravity objects, astronomers discovered.
NEW YORK — Meghan Markle is about to join more than one select group. In addition to her May 19 wedding to Prince Harry, she’ll become one of just a handful of Americans to become a senior royal around the globe.
Here’s a look at some of her predecessors:———
THE QUEEN THAT NEVER WAS
TORONTO — Canadians rushing to file their taxes before the looming April 30 deadline should stop to check the changes the Canada Revenue Agency has made since last season. Whether you’re a parent, a student, a commuter or a caregiver, these changes may have an impact on your taxes.
The third-annual National Autism Awareness Day Walk is slated for Saturday, April 7 at noon starting at Ronning's in International Falls. It will be followed by a carnival featuring games, food, and more at the Union Hall (509 Third St.) Everyone is welcome to attend.