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January 16, 2018 8:02 PM Diehard Stampeders fans celebrate big win

Being a diehard Calgary Stampeders fan is no easy task for Jim Ashwood. Ashwood, who’s enthusiastically cheered for the Stamps since 1963, said his nerves were so strong before and during Sunday’s Western Final that he just wasn’t himself. “I get sick. I get ornery. I’m out of it. I just want them to win so bad. I’m mad. I’m silly,” he said while watching 14

January 2, 2018 7:17 PM Taxi driver kicked out teen on rural road in -37 C weather in Edmonton, mother says

Marci Terpsma says 19-year-old Carson gave the taxi driver all he had — $40 — and was told that was enough to get him home. Carson’s mother says when the meter hit $40, the driver pulled over on a road and told her son to get out. BEAUMONT, ALTA.—An Alberta mother says a taxi driver abandoned her son on a rural road in extreme cold on New Year’s Eve and she wants 12

December 29, 2017 10:22 AM Marine Atlantic ferries sail for 1st time since Christmas Eve

Two runs, one commercial and one for passengers, scheduled to depart North Sydney on Friday After four days of cancellations during the busy holiday season, the ferries between Nova Scotia and Newfoundland finally sailed Thursday night. Both Marine Atlantic crossings departed North Sydney and Port aux Basques at 11:45 p.m. Thursday, the first time passengers 35

December 20, 2017 10:40 PM NASA unveils 2 finalists for missions to distant worlds

Winning mission would launch in 2025 NASA's next robotic mission to a far-off world may be either landing on Saturn's largest moon, Titan, or a mission to comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko that would return samples to Earth. The two finalists in the space agency's New Frontiers Program were announced Wednesday afternoon in a teleconference. The Comet Astrobiology 20

December 12, 2017 1:58 PM More snow overnight in GTA creates slick road conditions

TORONTO -- Many drivers in southern Ontario can expect a slow and slippery drive to work this morning thanks to a fresh dusting of snow. It began to fall Monday and Environment Canada says some areas received eight to 10 centimetres of snow as of 4 a.m., with another five centimetres expected before the snow tapers off to flurries later this morning 15

December 12, 2017 6:30 AM New Zealand space launch cancelled due to engine glitch

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - A space launch was scrubbed Tuesday from a remote launch site in New Zealand after an engine glitch caused engineers to abort the flight. The command to abort came two seconds after the engine of the Rocket Lab Electron rocket fired on its launch pad at Mahia Peninsula on North Island's east coast. There was no immediate explanation 16

December 11, 2017 3:40 PM Snow in the GTA expected to cause traffic headaches during Monday afternoon rush hour

Southern Ontario’s first dose of snowfall is expected to cause some headaches for afternoon commuters Monday. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for every district in southern Ontario except for Algonquin and Renfrew-Pembroke-Barry’s Bay. Environment Canada says the snow is expected to begin late Monday afternoon with five to 10 centimetres 17

December 10, 2017 6:00 PM Tiny snowmen appear in Florida as Sunshine State gets snow

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The "Welcome to Florida" sign in the northwest part of the state was covered in light snow as winter weather dipped into the Sunshine State. It was part of Winter Storm Benji, which hit the Deep South over the weekend and left thousands of people without power in the region. Over the weekend, North Carolina had ice warnings, Georgia 21

December 8, 2017 11:57 AM Canada's Vathje, Greszczyszyn reach skeleton podium

1st career World Cup medal for Greszczyszyn Canada's Elisabeth Vathje captured her second medal of the skeleton World Cup season on Friday, scoring a silver medal in Winterberg, Germany. Vathje's two-run combined time of one minute, 56.10 seconds was bested only by Germany's Jacqueline Loelling, who finished 0.24 ahead of the Calgary native. "It feels 12

November 28, 2017 12:26 PM Russian weather satellite fails to enter orbit after launch

MOSCOW - The Russian space agency says that a weather satellite has failed to enter a designated orbit following its launch, another blow to the nation's space program. Roscosmos says it has failed to establish communications with the Meteor M 2-1 satellite that was launched atop a Soyuz-2 booster rocket Tuesday from Russia's new Vostochny launch pad in the Far East. The agency 23