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April 24, 2018 5:14 PM Canadian rugby sevens star John Moonlight retires to become a firefighter

The 30-year-old Moonlight leaves as Canada’s all-time caps leader in sevens. A longtime captain and co-captain of the sevens squad, Moonlight is a physical specimen with a seemingly bottomless gas tank. Whether he had the ball in hand or was hunting down an opponent who had it, the six-foot-one, 226-pound Moonlight left a mark. “He would do anything 8

April 22, 2018 3:41 PM Ellen DeGeneres pays tribute to Humboldt Broncos crash victims at Calgary event

Popular talk show host said: 'My heart breaks for everyone, it hurt all of us' Ellen DeGeneres began a speaking engagement in Calgary on Saturday night by carrying a hockey stick on stage to pay tribute to the victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash. After kissing it in front of a cheering and packed crowd of about 15,000 people at the Scotiabank 14

April 21, 2018 7:53 PM Alberta snowmobiler killed in 2-sled collision near Revelstoke, B.C

Police say one sledder was coming down the mountain when another crossed paths An Alberta man driving a snowmobile on Boulder Mountain near Revelstoke, B.C. has died after two snowmobiles collided, RCMP said. B.C. Ambulance Service was called around 11:30 a.m. on Friday to a two-vehicle crash on the mountain. Police said one sledder was headed down the mountain 7

April 21, 2018 6:24 PM Doug Ford names Mike Harris’s son as PC candidate in flurry of pre-election appointments

Progressive Conservative leader makes unprecedented move in tapping 11 candidates to run in June 7 election. Brown has denied the allegations and is suing CTV News, which stands by the Jan. 24 story that led to the tumult in the Tory party. Supporters of the former leader had initially hoped MP Alex Nuttall or former MPP Garfield Dunlop, both of whom are close 7

April 20, 2018 8:28 PM Paris student protesters removed from occupied building

The occupation was ignited by a new system of admissions would allow universities to rank applicants based on their own criteria. French high school graduates are guaranteed free university access regardless of their grades. Paris 1 University President Georges Haddad said no students were injured during the eviction operation. He told reporters he felt “great 8

April 20, 2018 5:33 PM Judge sets May 24 for Michael Cohen’s next court appearance

NEW YORK — A New York judge has set May 24 for the next court appearance by U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, as he fights to limit what criminal prosecutors can see from raids on his home and office. The April 9 raids enraged Trump, who called them an “attack on the country.” Prosecutors have disclosed that they’re looking 7

April 19, 2018 8:08 PM Alberta hockey player paralyzed in Humboldt Broncos bus crash returns home to celebrate 19th birthday

Ryan Straschnitzki was paralyzed from the chest down when a truck collided with a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey team in northeastern Saskatchewan on April 6. “He’s doing pretty good ... but I’d say it’s going to be an uphill battle — he’s still, every day, trying to make his feet move,” said Tom Straschnitzki, Ryan’s father. Tom said he plans 10

April 19, 2018 3:59 PM Rustle & Still: A coffee shop that a brews up a taste of Vietnam

Rustle & Still features high-end Vietnamese coffee made from Arabica beans, as well as pastries and banh mi. People like a good coffee backstory with their cup of coffee these days. Newly opened cafe Rustle & Still on Bloor St. W. near Bathurst St. delivers. The oasis-like spot — heavily decorated with plants, which are meant to rustle as you walk by them and create 13

April 19, 2018 3:09 PM Humboldt Broncos GoFundMe closes, raises more than $15M

Largest GoFundMe in Canadian history The GoFundMe page dedicated to the Humboldt Broncos, believed to be the largest of its kind in Canadian history, stopped taking donations at midnight Wednesday as planned. The page displays a final total of $15,185,700 raised from more than 142,000 contributors in 12 days from across Canada and numerous countries 12

April 19, 2018 11:46 AM Humboldt Broncos GoFundMe site closes with over $15 million raised

The Humboldt Broncos GoFundMe page displays a final total of $15,185,700 raised from more than 142,000 contributors in 12 days. He said money from the fund would be used to pay the expenses of the victims’ families, but added was too soon to provide a more specific breakdown of the way the money would be allocated. Garinger said the team would continue 11