The search for a missing Kenora teen ended yesterday after she was found deceased close to where she was last seen.
The Kenora OPP began searching for 14-year-old Azraya Kokopenace on Friday after she left the Lake of the Woods District Hospital in Kenora around 11:20 p.m.
She was seen entering a wooded area on Lakeview Drive.
It’s that time of year once again.
The United Native Friendship Centre’s CAP-C program will be holding its “Spring Clothing Give Away.”
It will take place Friday, April 29 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and again Saturday, April 30 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Circle of Life Centre (616 Mowat Ave.)
Head coach Wayne Strachan called Game 1 of the SIJHL final the Fort Frances Lakers’ worst outing of the season.
In just three days, the two-time defending champs came quite a long way in his eyes.
The skating contingent of Samantha Halliday, left, Mya Scott-Thompson, Marie-Mai Langevin, Jaida Norris, Tatum Ronmark, Jenna Bailey, and Erica Lemelin did their tribute to life on “The Strip” during their routine Saturday night at the Border Skating Club’s annual ice show, entitled “Viva Las Vegas,” at the Ice For Kids Arena.
Dale Ossachuk, foreground, and Jim Rogenrud demonstrated how to skin a beaver during the Rainy River District Trappers Council’s annual workshop Saturday at the Devlin Hall. The day included presentations, fur handling, a silent auction, and kids’ games.
Braeden Allkins of the Dryden GM Ice Dogs (left) and Fort Frances Lakers’ captain Dylan Robertson clashed for puck possession during the third period of last night’s 2-1 win for the hosts in Game 2 of the best-of-seven SIJHL final at the Ice For Kids Arena.
MONTREAL—Two members of a Quebec family were among those killed during a massive earthquake in Ecuador on the weekend, a relative confirmed today.
Guy Laflamme told Montreal radio station 98.5 FM his nephew’s wife, Jennifer Mawn, and their son, Arthur Laflamme, were among the 350 reported dead after the roof of a residence collapsed on them.
MONTREAL—There’s a very personal driving force behind Heidi Berger’s quest to get provinces to introduce compulsory genocide education for high-school students.
Her late mother, Ann Kazimirski, was a Holocaust survivor who championed the cause until her death 10 years ago.
OTTAWA—The federal government is signalling that when it finally unveils changes to parental leave rules, there will be provisions dedicated exclusively to new fathers.
When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau mused about the idea last month at the United Nations, it was in the context of more gender equality and increasing opportunities for women in the workforce.
QUEENSLAND, N.S.—Just a few months ago, Syrian refugee Ziad Zeina was contemplating returning to the Middle East rather than continuing to live in a Halifax apartment he described as dirty, small, and cold.
Then a small Nova Scotia community 50 km outside the city swung into action to provide a cedar-shingled home with a yard and a view of a beach for the six-member family.
WINNIPEG—One of Canada’s two remaining NDP governments finds itself on the ropes as it heads into an election tomorrow with polls suggesting Manitoba voters are ready to turn to the Progressive Conservatives.
Premier Greg Selinger’s New Democrats have been in power for 16 years, but have faced voter anger since they raised the provincial sales tax in 2013.
OTTAWA—An internal audit has uncovered numerous gaps in the federal border agency’s efforts to prevent dangerous cargo and people from entering Canada aboard freight trains.
The Canada Border Services Agency review found inadequate managerial oversight, a lack of timely information on which to base decisions, and shoddy targeting of incoming rail shipments for scrutiny.
NEW YORK — The tightening of restrictions on abortion clinics in many states has emboldened some abortion rights advocates to launch an outreach effort, reminding women they have relatively safe and effective means of ending a pregnancy on their own through use of a miscarriage-inducing drug.
BRISTOL, Tenn.—Carl Edwards took his first celebratory back flip of the season and easily stuck the landing.
“I considered not doing it,” he admitted.
“I haven’t done one for a while.”
He earned that acrobatic moment because his No. 19 Toyota gripped Bristol Motor Speedway much better than his Joe Gibbs Racing teammates yesterday.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C.—Branden Grace has had his share of big moments.
He believes winning the RBC Heritage is his biggest, by far.
The 27-year-old South African had won 10 times overseas, finished in the top five last year in the U.S. Open and PGA Championship, and went 5-0 for the International team at the Presidents Cup.
BOSTON—For the second time in eight days, Boston Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright held the Toronto Blue Jays’ offence at bay but got little run support and took the loss.
Wright allowed two runs on six hits, struck out six, and walked none in six innings as the Red Sox lost 5-3 to the Blue Jays at Fenway Park yesterday afternoon.
CLEVELAND—LeBron James isn’t all alone.
One year after he carried the Cavaliers as far as he could in the post-season, James once again has Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love by his side.
Cleveland’s “Big 3” is playoff-healthy again.
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korea’s president said Monday that there are signs that North Korea is preparing for a fifth nuclear bomb test amid reports of increased activity at the country’s main nuclear test site.
BEIJING — Police in northern China say an argument between construction workers escalated into a demolition derby-style clash of heavy machinery that left at least two bulldozers flipped over in a street.
In online video taken Saturday, several bulldozers are seen ramming each other while passenger cars scurry away from the cloud of dust.
JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia on Monday convened an unprecedented discussion of anti-communist massacres in 1965-66 that brought together survivors and representatives of the military that orchestrated the atrocities.
LOS ANGELES — A University of California, Berkeley student who came to the U.S. as an Iraqi refugee says he was unfairly removed from a flight at Los Angeles International Airport earlier this month because a fellow passenger was alarmed by an innocent conversation he was having in Arabic.
Breakfast in bed is a love language in our home. Anytime there is a special occasion to celebrate ‚Äî a birthday, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, whatever ‚Äî the rest of the family follows an unspoken agreement to meet early in the kitchen to craft a breakfast-in-bed tray.
I love all kinds of coleslaw, or just “slaw” as many people call it. I even like the sometimes mediocre, very creamy slaw served in those little paper cups alongside a sandwich at the deli or diner.