Johnson scores in OT, Avs beat Jets 3-2 to earn playoff spot

By | April 5, 2019

DENVER — The Colorado Avalanche started the celebration on the bench as the clock ran out in regulation. It secured the point they needed to earn a post-season spot. The party that spilled onto the ice moments later? That was just a pleasant bonus. Erik Johnson scored 1:49 into overtime, Philipp Grubauer made 34 saves and the Avalanche… Read More »

Black artists go topless to call for more representation at Winnipeg Art Gallery

By | April 5, 2019

The Winnipeg Art Gallery is looking at ways to increase its representation of black artists, after a group of art students from the University of Manitoba took their shirts off and staged a provocative performance to call attention to the issue. The artist who organized the performance on Feb. 22 said it wasn’t a protest, it was a statement. “I’m a… Read More »

Skip the Dishes pulling out of U.S. market after making deal with rival company

By | April 5, 2019

Winnipeg-based online delivery service Skip the Dishes is moving out of the U.S. market. The company confirmed to CBC News it has entered into an agreement to transition operations of their six markets in the United States to its Chicago-based competitor Grubhub. “Our focus is on building our business and brand at home in Canada,” a Skip the Dishes… Read More »

Breaking down common questions about presumed consent and organ donation

By | April 5, 2019

Dr. Stephen Beed wants people to start talking about death over dinner. Now that Nova Scotia is set to become the first jurisdiction in North America to have presumed consent for organ and tissue donation, Beed says he hopes the move will prompt more people to discuss their wishes with their loved ones.  Beed, the medical director of Nova Scotia’s… Read More »

SNC-Lavalin fallout has some Indigenous Canadians questioning Trudeau’s commitment to reconciliation

By | April 5, 2019

The Trudeau government is defending its commitment to reconciliation as a growing number of Indigenous leaders and youth say they’re discouraged by his decision to eject two key figures on the file from the Liberal caucus. “I’m very disappointed that it had to come to this,” said Linden Waboose, a 22-year-old from from Eabametoong First Nation who sits on the Nishnawbe Aski… Read More »

‘Grief is messy’: Humboldt Broncos pastor searches for right words on anniversary

By | April 5, 2019

Humboldt Broncos team pastor Sean Brandow has become more famous than he would like. But the 39-year-old pastor will swallow his humility to deliver another nationally televised sermon Saturday afternoon to mark the one-year anniversary of the horrific bus crash that rocked his community and a nation. Three thousand people are expected to fill the Elgar Petersen Arena in Humboldt,… Read More »