Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Thief Swaps Bag of Pebbles for £4.2m of Diamonds

Source: Andy Hayes, news.sky.com, August 1, 2021 "It is believed to be the highest value individual theft offence of this kind ever committed in this...

De Grasse Wins Bronze in 100m

Source: Canadian Press, tsn.ca, August 1, 2021 De Grasse is Canada's first male to climb the medal podium in this year's Olympics. TOKYO — Canada's Andre...

Transgender Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard Makes Controversial Olympic Debut

Source: Tom Parmenter, news.sky.com, August 1, 2021 Critics have argued that her inclusion is unfair on other competitors. New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard has praised Olympics...

Farmers Now Face Grasshopper Threat

Source: Brian Cross, producer.com. August 1, 2021 High temperatures in late June and July have caused a noticeable increase in grasshopper development. Drought, plague, fire and...

Kelly Skappak Knows Cooking

Kelly Skappak knows a thing or two about cooking and creativity. When COVID restrictions made catering for large gatherings impossible, Skappak came up with the...

Two U.S. Travellers Fined $20,000 Each for Fake Vaccination Documents

Source: The Canadian Press Staff, ctvnews.ca, July 31, 2021 The travellers arrived last week and have been handed four fines totalling $19,720 each. TORONTO -- Two...

Halifax Researcher Helps Prove Einstein’s Theory

Source: Alex Cooke, globalnews.ca, Juy 31st, 2021 Because of their very nature, black holes themselves can’t be seen. Scientists are only able to observe the...

Eight Sask. Players on Riders Active Roster

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have announced their final roster ahead of opening week. Eight Saskatchewan-born players are on the team, including five offensive linemen. Evan Johnston, Logan...

Thieves Crawling Under Vehicles and Cutting Out Catalytic Converters

Across the country, the theft of catalytic converters stolen out of vehicles is on the rise.  A catalytic converter, known as a cat, is a...

Sask. RCMP Officer Arrested for Impaired Driving Twice in 24 hours

A Saskatchewan RCMP officer is facing impaired driving charges following two incidents earlier this week. On July 27th, 2021, at approximately 10 p.m., Swift Current...
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