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Party on Montreal streets following France's World Cup win over Croatia

Party on Montreal streets following France's World Cup win over Croatia

MONTREAL — Elated French fans burst out of bars and into the streets of Montreal on Sunday, as a celebration of their soccer team's World Cup victory turned into an joyful dance party.
In the news today, July 16

In the news today, July 16

Four stories in the news for Monday, July 16 ——— THE HAZARDS OF DIVERSIFYING AWAY FROM THE U.S.
Short voyage to car-free Sidney Spit offers beach-front camping, beaches, hikes

Short voyage to car-free Sidney Spit offers beach-front camping, beaches, hikes

SIDNEY, B.C. — The passenger ferry departs the pier at the north end of Beacon Avenue in Sidney, B.C., bound for the long, thin sandbar that marks Sidney Spit.

New Brunswick rescue team frees first entangled whale since team member's death

A New Brunswick-based whale rescue team has freed an entangled humpback whale calf in the group's first emergency response since one of its members died during a rescue last year.
Lobbying commissioner rejects complaints against firearms panel member

Lobbying commissioner rejects complaints against firearms panel member

OTTAWA — A federal watchdog has dismissed complaints that a mass-shooting survivor broke the rules by working with an advocacy group to lobby for gun policy changes while also serving as a member of the Liberal government's firearms advisory committe
Former NHL goalie Ray Emery, 35, drowns in Hamilton Harbour: police

Former NHL goalie Ray Emery, 35, drowns in Hamilton Harbour: police

HAMILTON — Ray Emery, the former NHL goaltender whose career spanned more than a decade and included stops in Ottawa, Chicago and Philadelphia, drowned in Hamilton Harbour on Sunday, police said. Insp.
Banff holds blessing ceremony with Indigenous elders before letting bison roam

Banff holds blessing ceremony with Indigenous elders before letting bison roam

BANFF, Alta. — Several Indigenous elders are to be flown by helicopter into the backcountry of Banff National Park today for a blessing ceremony as officials prepare to let recently reintroduced bison roam free.
Brazilian bull rider Marcos Gloria wins top prize at the Calgary Stampede rodeo

Brazilian bull rider Marcos Gloria wins top prize at the Calgary Stampede rodeo

CALGARY — Brazilian bull rider Marcos Gloria made the most of his second chance to win $100,000 at the Calgary Stampede rodeo on Sunday.
QuickQuotes on the drowning death of former NHL goaltender Ray Emery, 35

QuickQuotes on the drowning death of former NHL goaltender Ray Emery, 35

--- "Ray's smile and intelligence made him a magnetic personality. You always rooted for him to reach his vast potential even as he went through the many ups and downs of his playing career." — Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas.
Montreal's La Presse announces new official not-for-profit status

Montreal's La Presse announces new official not-for-profit status

Montreal-based La Presse news group says it has officially adopted a not-for-profit structure.