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Snowbirds resume shows

MOOSE JAW, Sask.—Canda's Snowbirds aerobatic squad is resuming its airshow season after it was put on hold last month to allow their pilots to get more practice.

The flying team's normal training schedule had been cut short this year because of bad weather.

Snowbird pilots since have undergone two weeks of intensive training and practice at 15 Wing Moose Jaw.

Dad 'fesses up for son

SASKATOON—The father of a young man who left long tire skid marks on a Saskatoon crosswalk freshly-painted with the hues of the LGBTQ community's rainbow flag says his son didn't realize what the colours mean to the city's Pride festival.

A festival spokesman said the father contacted the OUTSaskatoon office after the marks were discovered Monday.

Birthday jackpot

VANCOUVER—A British Columbia man had a happy birthday, indeed, by winning $1 million.

The B.C. Lottery Corp. said David McLeod of Kelowna bought a 6/49 ticket for a draw on May 17, which happened to be his birthday.

He noted it was a great present and the reality of the big win is just starting to sink in.

McLeod plans to pay off his mortgage with part of money.