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  • Flights scheduled to return residents to Nibinamik First Nation, MNRF says

    August 22, 2017 3:09 PM 32

    Wildfire officials with Ontario's Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry say flights have been scheduled to return residents to Nibinamik First Nation. The community was largely evacuated just over a week ago due to concerns surrounding heavy smoke from nearby wildfires as well as a reported power outage. In an update on northwestern Ontario's active

  • Alleged doping cover-up: Athletics officials have life bans upheld by Cas

    August 21, 2017 4:11 PM 41

    Three athletics officials have had their life bans over an alleged doping cover-up upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Papa Massata Diack, son of ex-IAAF president Lamine Diack, and Russians Valentin Balakhnichev and Alexei Melnikov had their appeals dismissed. On Monday Cas said: "The panel concluded that on the evidence adduced, the charges

  • Can Iraq's Kurdish region gain independence?

    August 13, 2017 8:37 PM 31

    Iraq's Kurds say they are going ahead with plans to hold a referendum on independence in September. The Kurdistan Regional Government in northern Iraq says the date to hold an independence referendum has been set and will not be changed. That was in response to a request by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to postpone the referendum. During a telephone

  • Infiniti: An electric and retro concept car to be shown at Pebble Beach

    August 13, 2017 2:10 AM 36

    Infiniti has released a first picture of the post-war single-seater concept car prototype it is bringing to Pebble Beach. — Handout via AFPTOKYO, Aug 13 — Japanese car-manufacturer Infiniti, the top-end branch of the Renault-Nissan alliance, has just released the first picture of a stunning postwar sports single-seater-like concept car, to be shown in advance

  • Father of 5 fatally shot after confronting gang member urinating on fence, witness says

    August 11, 2017 6:21 PM 33

    Tyler Applegate is Saskatoon's 3rd homicide victim of the year Tyler Applegate, a 27-year-old father of five in Saskatoon, was fatally shot after confronting a Terror Squad gang member who'd been caught urinating on his backyard fence, a witness tells CBC News. CBC is not naming the witness because he fears retaliation from the gang. Applegate died in hospital

  • 2017 CrossFit Games: Fraser repeats; Toomer edges Webb for women's title

    August 7, 2017 8:20 AM 35

    Mat Fraser dominates the men's field; Tia-Clair Toomey hangs on to win by two points Mat Fraser repeated as men's champion in dominating fashion, and Tia-Clair Toomey barely held off Kara Webb to win the women's competition Sunday at the 11th CrossFit Games in Madison, Wisconsin. Fraser, of Colchester, Vermont, finished in the top three in each of the three

  • BMW teases new roadster ahead of Pebble Beach

    July 31, 2017 1:14 PM 41

    BMW posted a teaser image on Twitter ahead of its appearance at Pebble Beach. — BMW handout pic via AFP-RelaxnewsPARIS, July 31 — Lots of auto events around the world that started out as something relatively specialised are increasingly being used by major automakers to showcase their new, upcoming production models. BMW has a history of using the sensational

  • Sears Canada élimine les commentaires sur sa page Facebook

    July 27, 2017 3:57 AM 39

    La compagnie n’autorise plus que les messages privés et élimine tous les commentaires publiés. Sur Facebook, Sears explique qu’elle a décidé de communiquer avec les Canadiens en utilisant l’option des messages privés. La compagnie écrit qu’il s’agit d’une façon de mieux écouter ses clients et de répondre à leurs requêtes. Elle encourage les internautes

  • Honda introduces City Sports Hybrid

    July 24, 2017 5:27 AM 36

    Honda's City Sports Hybrid launched in Kuala Lumpur, July 24, 2017. — Picture by YS KhongKUALA LUMPUR, July 24 — Honda Malaysia took the opportunity during its Hari Raya Open House at EX8, Subang Jaya with the media to launch the Honda City Sport Hybrid today. The introduction of the City hybrid version offers yet another alternative to the buyer in the B segment

  • Jaguar unveils new E-Pace, sets Guinness World Record

    July 16, 2017 11:44 PM 38

    Setting a new record: The Jaguar E-Pace comes in for a smooth landing. — Picture by JaguarLONDON, July 17 — It’s not often that Guinness World Records are set during the launch of a new car, but moments after the new Jaguar E-Pace was unveiled in London last Thursday, it leapt into the Guinness World Records by making a 15.3m-long jump, complete with a 270º “barrel