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July 1, 2018 2:43 PM Former Humboldt Broncos player and family among six dead in Saskatchewan crash

ROSETOWN, SASK.—A small Saskatchewan community is mourning the death of a former Humboldt Broncos player and his young family, who were among the six people who died in a car crash in southwestern Saskatchewan on Friday. Officials identified Troy Gasper, 26, his wife Carissa Gasper, 28, and their three children as five of the victims of the fatal crash 8

July 1, 2018 1:07 PM 48 dead in northern India after overcrowded bus plunges into gorge

It wasn’t clear what caused the crash, but Gunjiyal said bad weather could have caused the bus to skid off the road. “It is raining (in the area) since morning. Two days back there was a landslide in that area,” he said, adding that residents were the first to reach the site and help the victims. Gunjiya said the terrain was inhospitable and communications 10

June 29, 2018 6:54 PM Injured Humboldt Broncos player out of coma, unable to speak

Matechuk, 18, was in his first full season with the Broncos and had five goals and three assists in 45 regular-season games. His family thanked people for their support since the crash and said there was a bike rally held for Matechuk earlier this month. They said coach Darcy Haugan, who was killed in the crash, talked about the word “believe” and they are holding 8

June 19, 2018 3:24 AM Humboldt Broncos survivors to be honoured, reunite at NHL awards

Awards will commemorate survivors and first responders from 3 tragedies in Canada and U.S. This year's NHL awards will recognize more than just professional hockey standouts — it will honour survivors and first responders from recent tragedies in Canada and the U.S. The award show will feature "special commemorations of three tragedies that touched the hockey 145

June 17, 2018 2:10 PM Illinois man, 61, dead after race car crashes at Ontario motorsport park

Man lost control of his race car after turning a corner, it left the track and hit a wall A 61-year-old Illinois man is dead after he lost control of his race car and crashed into a tire barrier at a Formula 5000 race in Bowmanville, Ont. on Saturday, Durham police say. The crash occurred at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, 3233 Concession Road 10, at about 9

June 14, 2018 8:21 PM ‘She LOVED to ride her bike’: Cyclist killed on Bloor identified as 58-year-old grandmother Dalia Chako

The 58-year-old cyclist killed in a collision with a flatbed truck at Bloor St. W. and St. George St. this week has been identified as Dalia Chako, a grandmother who loved to ride her bike. “My mother was a (woman) who loved to travel and has been all around the world,” Brummans wrote. “She was new to Toronto but really loved the city. Chako was found 18

May 29, 2018 8:23 PM Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko shot and killed in Ukraine

In Moscow, officials and lawmakers criticized Ukrainian authorities for their alleged failure to protect journalists. Mikhail Fedotov, the head of the Kremlin Human Rights Council, said Babchenko’s slaying was a “clear provocation.” The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement that “bloody crimes and total impunity have become routine” in Ukraine 17

May 29, 2018 3:52 AM Leafs coach lends hand at Humboldt Broncos camp

Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock returned home Monday after spending some time helping the Humboldt Broncos of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League with their spring training camp. Sixteen players and staff, including coach Darcy Haugin, died in a bus crash on April 6. The team was on its way to Nipawin, Sask., for a playoff game. Dozens of players from across 14

May 28, 2018 7:02 PM Cheers, tears mark end of trek to honour Humboldt Broncos crash victims

Cardinal, whose brother died five years ago, says he never thought about giving up during his 48-day journey. He plans to play a little ball hockey with local residents before heading home later this week. Cardinal said he felt the best way to show his support for the grieving Saskatchewan city would be to walk there, no matter the distance. “You know it’s pretty 13

May 24, 2018 8:00 AM Alberta's income tax 'advantage' exists for the poor and the rich, but not those in between

Middle-income earners in Alberta pay more than those in Ontario and British Columbia Alberta governments of every stripe love talking about the "tax advantage" in this province. And it's generally true that Albertans pay less tax — on the whole — than other Canadians, when you add up all the different types of taxation that all three levels of government 27