• Police set to begin search of Saskatoon landfill for woman missing since 2020

    Police set to begin search of Saskatoon landfill for woman missing since 2020
    SASKATOON — Police and specialized dogs are set to start searching Saskatoon’s landfill for a woman who has been missing for more than three years. 
    Mackenzie Lee Trottier was 22 when last seen in December 2020.
    Police have said that during their investigation devices were seized and information has pointed officers to a specific part of the landfill.
    The area is about 930 cubic metres in size and one metre deep. 
    The multi-agency search, which is to include help from Calga
  • Canada’s Gabriel Diallo falls in first round of French Open after five-round battle

    Canada’s Gabriel Diallo falls in first round of French Open after five-round battle
    PARIS — Canada’s Gabriel Diallo rallied but fell just short, losing 7-5, 7-6 (3), 3-6, 1-6, 7-5 to Japan’s Kei Nishikori on Sunday in first-round men’s singles action at the French Open.
    The Montreal native fired 14 aces and committed six double faults in the five-round battle, and broke on eight of his 14 opportunities.
    Diallo had 10 aces to just one double fault in the final three sets, as he found his way back into the match after dropping a tiebreaker in the second se
  • Wildfire near Spences Bridge now being held

    Wildfire near Spences Bridge now being held
    CHILLIWACK — The wildfire that sprung up Friday (May 24) near Spences Bridge in the Fraser Canyon, is now listed as being held with no further growth expected.
    In a social media post Saturday, the BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) says crews were able to get the upper hand on the blaze with the help of some cool and wet weather in the area.
    Thanks to the work of #BCWildfire Service crews, aviation resources and support from cool, wet weather, this fire is now Being Held. That means it is not proj
  • Two killed in small plane crash near Squamish

    Two killed in small plane crash near Squamish
    SQUAMISH — Squamish RCMP have confirmed a plane Friday (May 24) was fatal.Authorities were able to access the remote crash site by air Saturday. The plane crashed south of Squamish on the west side of Howe Sound. The two occupants of the plane were found at the scene.
    The RCMP is collaborating with the Transportation Safety Board and the BC Coroners Service to investigate the cause of the crash.Squamish RCMP say they were able to reach the site with the assistance of Squamish Search and Re
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  • Police say two people killed in plane crash near Squamish, B.C.

    Police say two people killed in plane crash near Squamish, B.C.
    SQUAMISH, B.C. — Mounties say two people have died following a plane crash near Squamish, B.C.A statement from the RCMP says police were able to access the remote crash site south of Squamish, on the west side of Howe Sound, by air on Saturday and confirm the two occupants of the plane did not survive.
    The plane crash was reported Friday evening after an automatic crash notification from a smartphone.
    The police statement says investigators are working with the Transportation Safety Board
  • Paddon to run for NDP in Chilliwack-Cultus Lake

    Paddon to run for NDP in Chilliwack-Cultus Lake
    CHILLIWACK — Kelli Paddon has been nominated as the BC NDP candidate for Chilliwack-Cultus Lake, promising to tackle tough challenges and improve the quality of life for residents.
    Paddon, who was elected as the MLA for Chilliwack-Kent in the 2020 provincial election, currently serves as the Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity. Her career before politics included roles as a community support worker, youth employment counsellor and instructor. Paddon is a longtime resident of Chilliwa
  • Oilers lament lack of power-play opportunities in Western Conference final

    Oilers lament lack of power-play opportunities in Western Conference final
    DALLAS — Connor McDavid didn’t have an answer.His head coach, meanwhile, took a long, deliberate pause to ponder the same question — why haven’t the Oilers been able to draw penalties against the Dallas Stars in the NHL’s Western Conference final?“I’ve heard a lot about the past, being a spectator, not a part of the NHL, not as a coach … sometimes the standard gets changed a little bit,” Edmonton bench boss Kris Knoblauch said of playoff off
  • Vierling’s 2nd homer, 3-run drive in 9th, lifts Tigers over Blue Jays 14-11 after wasting 5-run lead

    Vierling’s 2nd homer, 3-run drive in 9th, lifts Tigers over Blue Jays 14-11 after wasting 5-run lead
    DETROIT (AP) — Matt Vierling homered twice, including a tiebreaking, three-run drive off Jordan Romano in the ninth inning that gave Detroit a wild 14-11 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday after the Tigers wasted a five-run lead and recovered from a two-run deficit.
    Vierling had four hits and tied career highs with two homers and four RBIs.
    Carson Kelly hit a three-run homer and Spencer Torkelson hit a solo shot for Detroit, which led 5-0 after three innings, 8-3 after five and 9-5 a
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  • Canada mulls Chinese EV tariff following U.S. move

    Canada mulls Chinese EV tariff following U.S. move
    OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his trade and industry ministers say Canada is investigating the notion of hiking tariffs on imported electric vehicles from China following a massive tax hike by the Americans earlier this month.
    Chinese brands are not a major player in Canada’s EV market but imports from China have exploded in the last year as Tesla switched from U.S. factories for its Canadian sales to it’s manufacturing plant in Shanghai.
    In 2022 Canada trade data
  • 4 people killed and over 30 injured after a bus and a cargo train collide in Peru

    4 people killed and over 30 injured after a bus and a cargo train collide in Peru
    LA OROYA, Peru (AP) — Four people were killed and more than 30 others were injured after a passenger bus and a cargo train collided Sunday in central Peru, the country’s national police said.
    Authorities said the crash happened after 4 a.m. in the district of La Oroya, about 110 miles (177 kilometers) east of the capital, Lima. The Ministry of Transportation and Communications in a statement said the cause is under investigation. The train and bus, both privately operated, had all th
  • Pogacar wins the Giro d’Italia by a big margin and will now aim for a 3rd Tour de France title

    Pogacar wins the Giro d’Italia by a big margin and will now aim for a 3rd Tour de France title
    ROME (AP) — Tadej Pogacar won the Giro d’Italia on Sunday with the race’s biggest margin of victory in nearly six decades — earning a third Grand Tour trophy to go with his two Tour de France titles.
    Pogacar crossed safely in the main pack to conclude the mostly ceremonial final stage of the three-week race in Rome, ending with an advantage of nearly 10 minutes over runner-up Daniel Martinez.
    Geraint Thomas finished third overall, more than 10 minutes behind.
    The last tim
  • About one Quebec child per day taken to ER for drowning, near-drowning: research

    About one Quebec child per day taken to ER for drowning, near-drowning: research
    MONTREAL — New research has found an average of one child a day goes to the emergency room for a drowning or near-drowning in Quebec during the summer months.
    The study will be officially published later this year but Dr. Hussein Wissanji, a pediatric surgeon at the Montreal Children’s Hospital, says he’s publicizing the results now in the hopes of preventing deaths this summer.
    He says the study, which he led along with Quebec’s public health institute and coroner’
  • Trudeau will mark 80th anniversary of D-day at Juno Beach ceremony in France

    Trudeau will mark 80th anniversary of D-day at Juno Beach ceremony in France
    OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will travel to France next month for the 80th anniversary of D-Day.
    Trudeau will spend two days in France to attend D-day events including a Canadian ceremony at Juno Beach on the morning of June 6, marking exactly 80 years since 14,000 Canadians stormed the beach as part of a massive Allied forces operation.
    An international ceremony will be held later the same day on Omaha Beach.
    On June 5 a memorial will take place at the Bény-sur-Mer Canadi
  • Sweden rallies late to defeat Canada, take bronze at hockey worlds

    Sweden rallies late to defeat Canada, take bronze at hockey worlds
    PRAGUE — Canada will be leaving the world hockey championship empty-handed.
    Sweden scored three unanswered goals in the third period to earn a 4-2 comeback win over Canada and claim bronze on Sunday.
    Carl Grundstrom, with two goals, Erik Karlsson and Marcus Johansson scored for Sweden.
    Dylan Cozens and Pierre-Luc Dubois replied for Canada.
    Dubois scored 4:18 into the third period to give the Canadians a 2-1 edge, their first lead of the game after Grundstrom opened the scoring with the lon
  • Southampton back in the Premier League after winning playoff final, the richest game in world soccer

    Southampton back in the Premier League after winning playoff final, the richest game in world soccer
    LONDON (AP) — Southampton secured an immediate return to the Premier League on Sunday by beating Leeds 1-0 at Wembley Stadium in the Championship playoff final, the richest one-off match in world soccer.
    An uplift of 140 million pounds ($180 million) in future earnings from broadcast revenue and prize money is guaranteed for the south-coast club thanks to Adam Armstrong’s 24th-minute winner at England’s national stadium.
    Southampton is heading back up to the lucrative Premier L
  • At least 9 dead in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas after severe weather roars across region

    At least 9 dead in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas after severe weather roars across region
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Powerful storms killed at least nine people and left a wide trail of destruction Sunday across Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas after obliterating homes and destroying a truck stop where drivers took shelter during the latest deadly weather to strike the central U.S.
    Five of the deaths were in Texas, near the Oklahoma border, where a tornado Saturday night plowed through a rural area near a mobile home park, officials said. Storms also caused damage in Oklahoma, where gues
  • CRIME STOPPERS: Most Wanted – Week of May 26, 2024

    CRIME STOPPERS: Most Wanted – Week of May 26, 2024
    CHILLIWACK — Here are three people wanted by police in our region this week. This list is provided by Crime Stoppers.
    Name: James StelterAge: 40
    Height: 5’9” ft Weight: 201lbs
    Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
    Wanted: Assault with a Weapon. Arson Damage to Property, Utter Threats to Cause Bodily Harm, and Breach of Release Order x4
    Warrant in effect: May 7, 2024Parole Jurisdiction: Chilliwack
    Name: Corey RobinsonAge: 47
    Height: 6’3” ft Weight: 251lbs
    Hair: Brown/Blonde Eyes:
  • 12 people injured after Qatar Airways plane hits turbulence on flight to Dublin

    12 people injured after Qatar Airways plane hits turbulence on flight to Dublin
    LONDON (AP) — Twelve people were injured when a Qatar Airways plane flying from Doha to Dublin on Sunday hit turbulence, airport authorities said. Eight of the injured were hospitalized.
    Dublin Airport said in a statement that flight QR017, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, landed safely as scheduled before 1 p.m. (1200 GMT).
    It said that upon landing the aircraft was met by emergency services, including airport police and the fire and rescue department, “due to six passengers and six crew &h
  • Experts seeing ‘more and more’ hate content created by artificial intelligence

    Experts seeing ‘more and more’ hate content created by artificial intelligence
    OTTAWA — The clip is of a real historical event — a speech given by Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler in 1939 at the beginning of the Second World War.But there is one major difference. This viral video was altered by artificial intelligence, and in it, Hitler delivers antisemitic remarks in English.A far-right conspiracy influencer shared the content on X, formerly known as Twitter, earlier this year, and it quickly racked up more than 15 million views, Wired magazine reported in March.It&
  • As Canada warms, infectious disease risks spread north

    As Canada warms, infectious disease risks spread north
    It was 15 years ago that Ontario student Justin Wood started feeling sick.
    A keen soccer player, snowboarder and mountain biker, Wood said he didn’t know the cause but he had to “back off from playing sports and back off from academics.”
    It got worse. “I got really, really sick, and I couldn’t really do anything, I couldn’t work, I couldn’t really function or sort of be part of society. And it took me probably about four or five years to get any sort of
  • Who is Buffalo Woman? Serial killer trial hears of police efforts to identify victim

    Who is Buffalo Woman? Serial killer trial hears of police efforts to identify victim
    WINNIPEG — In mid-March 2022, a young Indigenous woman stood outside Winnipeg’s Salvation Army and spoke with a man who invited her back to his home.
    Wearing a reversible Baby Phat branded jacket and a cloth face mask, she would later board a bus with the man and head to his apartment in the North Kildonan neighbourhood.
    The woman was the first victim of serial killer Jeremy Skibicki.
    In the two years since her slaying, police have been unable to identify her or find her remains.To I
  • Sirens sound in Tel Aviv as Hamas says it fired rockets from Gaza

    Sirens sound in Tel Aviv as Hamas says it fired rockets from Gaza
    DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Rocket sirens sounded across central Israel, including in Tel Aviv, for the first time in months on Sunday and Hamas claimed to have fired a barrage of rockets from Gaza.The militants have continued to fire projectiles at communities around Gaza more than seven months into the war. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage from the latest barrage.
    THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. AP’s earlier story follows below.
    Aid trucks entered Gaza f
  • UN migration agency estimates more than 670 killed in Papua New Guinea landslide

    UN migration agency estimates more than 670 killed in Papua New Guinea landslide
    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The International Organization for Migration on Sunday increased its estimate of the death toll from a massive landslide in Papua New Guinea to more than 670.
    Serhan Aktoprak, the chief of the U.N. migration agency’s mission in the South Pacific island nation, said the revised death toll was based on calculations by Yambali village and Enga provincial officials that more than 150 homes had been buried by Friday’s landslide. The previous estimate had
  • No Messi, no problem: Inter Miami downs slumping Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1

    No Messi, no problem: Inter Miami downs slumping Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1
    VANCOUVER — A lack of star power didn’t stop Inter Miami on Saturday as the visiting side cruised to a 2-1 win over the slumping Whitecaps in Vancouver.Robert Taylor scored and contributed an assist, while Leo Campana also found the back of the net for Miami (10-4-2).Ryan Gauld replied for the ‘Caps (5-5-4), converting a penalty kick in the 72nd minute.Miami’s Drake Callender made one save and Yohei Takaoka stopped four on-target shots for Vancouver.Soccer fans were outra
  • Chilliwack MLA Dan Coulter earns nomination from riding association - Chilliwack Progress

    Chilliwack MLA Dan Coulter earns nomination from riding association - Chilliwack Progress
    Chilliwack MLA Dan Coulter earns nomination from riding association  Chilliwack Progress
  • Stoppage-time goal lifts high-flying FC Cincinnati past Toronto FC 4-3 in wild game

    Stoppage-time goal lifts high-flying FC Cincinnati past Toronto FC 4-3 in wild game
    TORONTO — Sergio Santos scored in the 93rd minute Saturday as FC Cincinnati defeated Toronto FC 4-3 in a wild affair to extend its winning streak to a club-record seven games.
    Argentina playmaker Lucho Acosta helped create the goal, driving into the Toronto penalty box and chipping it in front of goal for Santos to knock home. It was a gut-wrenching loss for Toronto, which kept clawing its way back in an entertaining back-and-forth Major League Soccer affair.
    Lorenzo Insigne’s 85th-m
  • Stampeders pounce on Lions for 30-6 pre-season win

    Stampeders pounce on Lions for 30-6 pre-season win
    CALGARY — An early heads-up play by Marken Michel was all the Calgary Stampeders needed to propel them to a 30-6 pre-season win over the B.C. Lions at McMahon Stadium on Saturday.
    Following a 30-minute lightning delay, starting quarterback Jake Maier engineered a nine-play, 72-yard drive that culminated with him tossing a 35-yard touchdown pass to Michel at 5:44 of the first quarter.
    Michel made a diving catch to haul in a 30-yard pass from Maier at the B.C. five-yard line, before he quick
  • Montreal, Nashville play to scoreless draw

    Montreal, Nashville play to scoreless draw
    MONTREAL — There was nothing to separate CF Montreal and Nashville SC as the two sides played to a scoreless draw in Major League Soccer action at Stade Saputo on Saturday night.
    Montreal (3-4-7) ended a five-game losing streak in MLS while Nashville (3-7-4) continued its unbeaten run under interim manager Rumba Munthali.
    There was a cautious pace to the majority of the first half as Montreal looked to gradually grow into the game and Nashville employed its usual conservative style of play
  • Lauther’s late field goal lifts Roughriders over Elks 28-27 in pre-season action

    Lauther’s late field goal lifts Roughriders over Elks 28-27 in pre-season action
    EDMONTON — Brett Lauther’s 23-yard field goal with 23 seconds left lifted the Saskatchewan Roughriders to a 28-27 victory over the Edmonton Elks on Saturday in CFL pre-season action.
    The good news, for Edmonton fans, was that quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson completed 17-of-25 passes for 190 yards with 190 yards in his Elks debut.
    The two-time Grey Cup champion, who signed with Edmonton in January after spending last season with the New Orleans Breakers of the USFL, is joining an E
  • Knights open Memorial Cup with 4-0 win over Voltigeurs

    Knights open Memorial Cup with 4-0 win over Voltigeurs
    SAGINAW — Ruslan Gazizov scored twice, Michael Simpson made 31 saves, and the London Knights opened their Memorial Cup round-robin schedule with a 4-0 victory over the Drummondville Voltigeurs on Saturday.
    The Knights, who only lost two games over four playoff rounds to win the Ontario Hockey League championship, also got goals from Oliver Bonk and Kasper Halttunen. Jacob Julien chipped in with two assists at the Dow Event Center.
    The Knights led 2-0 after the first period and the second p

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