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Elks look to build off first-win momentum, snap home losing skid against Redblacks

Elks look to build off first-win momentum, snap home losing skid against Redblacks

EDMONTON — Only in the CFL could the coach and players of a 1-9 team be talking about how their next three games might put them into the playoff mix. But that’s the reality of a league where only three out of nine teams don’t make the playoffs.
Canada's LePage, Warner claim gold, silver in decathlon at world championships

Canada's LePage, Warner claim gold, silver in decathlon at world championships

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Canada's Pierce LePage and Damian Warner claimed gold and silver, respectively, in the men's decathlon at the World Athletics Championships on Saturday. LePage of Whitby, Ont.
Salvation Army leader supports Kelowna-area fire fight with free meals

Salvation Army leader supports Kelowna-area fire fight with free meals

WEST KELOWNA, B.C. — Jennifer Hansen was evacuated from her home in the West Kelowna, B.C., area last week, but that hasn't stopped the Westside Salvation Army captain from feeding firefighters and other evacuees.
Canada's Mitton earns silver in women's shot put at World Athletics Championships

Canada's Mitton earns silver in women's shot put at World Athletics Championships

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Canada's Sarah Mitton earned silver in the women's shot put at the World Athletics Championships on Saturday. Mitton of Brooklyn, N.S., had a top throw of 20.08 metres, which was a season-best, from her fifth of six attempts.
Environment Canada warns of heavy rain in parts of the Maritimes until Sunday morning

Environment Canada warns of heavy rain in parts of the Maritimes until Sunday morning

FREDERICTON — Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for parts of the Maritimes. It says parts of Nova Scotia could see heavy rain reaching or exceeding 50 millimetres if thunderstorms develop.

Canada's Marco Arop claims gold in men's 800m at World Athletics Championships

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Canada's Marco Arop struck gold in the men's 800 metres at the World Athletics Championships on Saturday. Arop ran a time of one minute 44.24 seconds.
Canada's Bianca Andreescu withdraws from U.S. Open due to injury

Canada's Bianca Andreescu withdraws from U.S. Open due to injury

NEW YORK — Canadian tennis player Bianca Andreescu has withdrawn from the U.S. Open and will be replaced by a qualifier/lucky loser, the tournament announced on Saturday. Andreescu, the 2019 U.S.

Quebec police arrest woman, 39, after death of 58-year-old woman in Témiscaming

MONTREAL — Quebec provincial police say they have arrested a 39-year-old woman in the death of a 58-year-old woman in the province's Abitibi-Témiscamingue region. Police spokeswoman Sgt.
'A protected right': Saskatchewan family speaks out over pronoun and name changes

'A protected right': Saskatchewan family speaks out over pronoun and name changes

REGINA — Kiké Dueck loves gym class, especially long-distance running. The 10-year-old, who is nonbinary, says everyone at school "is really good about gender," but knows not all parents are accepting.

Joly heads to Slovenia, North Macedonia, Albania as Canada tries for more UN presence

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly is headed to eastern Europe as part of a push to shore up Canada's ties with countries in Russia's backyard.