© File/Mark Taylor/The Canadian Press Regions across southern Saskatchewan had blizzard and snowfall warnings in effect throughout Friday night and into Saturday. A weekend winter storm created treacherous driving conditions across southern Saskatchewan. Throughout Friday night and into Saturday, some parts of southern Saskatchewan received more than 15 centimetres of snow, while some regions in the southeast endured winds gusting up to 85 km/h. Blizzard and snowfall warnings were in effect across southern Saskatchewan early Saturday morning as the storm dumped seven centimetres of snow on Regina. Storm conditions and traffic accidents temporarily closed numerous highways in southern Saskatchewan, including the Regina bypass, stretches of Highway 1 and highways around Estevan.
March 13, 2023 05:25 UTC
Toronto filmmaker Sarah Polley’s “Women Talking” won for best adapted screenplay. Polley adapted the script from Manitoba author Miriam Toews’ 2018 novel of the same name. Morot won the Oscar for best makeup and hairstyling alongside Judy Chin and Annemarie Bradley. “The Whale” is Morot’s fifth collaboration with Aronofsky following “Mother!,” “Noah,” “The Fountain,” and “White Boy Rick.”Along with Polley, another Toronto filmmaker took home hardware Sunday — director Daniel Roher’s “Navalny” won best documentary. The top winner of the night was indie hit “Everything Everywhere All at Once” from directors Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, winning seven Oscars in total.
March 13, 2023 05:19 UTC
The men’s team went on strike; the women’s team may go on strike. This past week was another messy public confrontation between Canada Soccer and its players, who testified on Parliament Hill. “We have been successful not because of our federation, but in spite of our federation,” said national team veteran Janine Beckie. And while CSB would benefit from strong national teams, the national teams can’t benefit enough when they do. Correction: This is an updated version of an earlier story that incorrectly stated Charmaine Crooks played for the Canadian national team.
March 13, 2023 04:30 UTC
UNCOVER: DEAD WRONGIn 1995, Brenda Way was brutally murdered behind a Dartmouth apartment building. In 1999, Glen Assoun was found guilty of the murder, and served 17 years in prison while maintaining his innocence. In 2019, he was fully exonerated. Halifax Examiner’s Tim Bousquet tells Assoun’s story on the CBC podcast series Uncover: Dead Wrong. Click here to listen to the podcast.
March 13, 2023 03:58 UTC
VOIVOD was honored in the "Metal/Hard Music Album Of The Year" category at this year's Juno Awards (the Canadian equivalent of the Grammy Awards). The 52nd annual Juno Awards and Juno Week 2023 are being hosted in Edmonton, Alberta from March 9 to March 13, culminating in the Juno Awards, which was recently rescheduled to Monday, March 13, at Rogers Place, broadcast live on CBC TV, CBC Gem, CBC Radio One, CBC Music, CBC Listen, and globally at CBCMusic.ca/junos. To be considered for a nomination at the 2023 Juno Awards, national music release dates had to fall between the eligibility period of September 1, 2021 and November 4, 2022. They are considered by many as one of the most influential metal bands from the '80s, influencing and gaining praise from multiple bands and across numerous genres. VOIVOD's 15th studio album, "Synchro Anarchy", was released in February 2022 via Century Media Records.
March 13, 2023 03:51 UTC
Wages Go up to Attract WorkersEmployers in Alberta’s mountain towns have been forced to raise wages to attract staff in the hospitality sector. “These are things that have happened in other industries, but it doesn’t happen enough in the hospitality sector,” says Colin Cochrane, general manager of Banff Hospitality Collective. This has left many employers running with only two thirds of their typical staffing complement, causing staff shortages in some key jobs. Hiring Challenges in National ParksThe national inventory system has made applying for entry-level Parks Canada jobs easier, but hiring is still a challenge in some areas because of the staff shortages. Closing ThoughtsStaff shortages in Alberta’s mountain towns are a major concern for employers who are struggling to fill key positions.
March 13, 2023 03:31 UTC
Toronto Maple Leafs forward John Tavares has been fined $5,000 for slashing Edmonton Oilers defenseman Vincent Desharnais. Hockey Night in Canada @hockeynightcbc.ca/1.6776581 Toronto Maple Leafs forward John Tavares has been fined $5,000 for slashing Edmonton Oilers defenceman Vincent Desharnais in Saturday's game Toronto Maple Leafs forward John Tavares has been fined $5,000 for slashing Edmonton Oilers defenceman Vincent Desharnais in Saturday's gamecbc.ca/1.6776581The incident took place at 3:41 of the third period when Tavares swung his stick and made contact with Desharnais. zach @zjlaing john tavares and vincent desharnais are off for *another* round of coincidental penalties. The Toronto Maple Leafs will continue their season, hoping to secure a playoff spot and make a run at the Stanley Cup. John Tavares' wife Aryne FullerFor the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League, John Tavares is a well-known ice hockey player.
March 13, 2023 03:11 UTC
Frédérique Turgeon’s downhill silver highlights Canada’s 3-medal day at Para alpine World Cup finals CBC.caFrédérique Turgeon’s downhill silver highlights Canada’s 3-medal day at Para alpine World Cup finals – CBC.caI’ve made it my mission to maintain you up-to-date on all the most recent happenings on this planet as of proper now, within the yr 2022, via this web site, and I’m sure that you’re going to discover this to be an pleasant expertise. Regardless of what the latest information might must say, it stays a subject of intense curiosity. It has all the time been our objective to speak with you and give you up-to-date information and details about the information free of charge. Our objective is to maintain you up-to-date on all the most recent information from across the globe by posting related articles on our web site, so that you could be all the time be one step forward. Frédérique Turgeon’s downhill silver highlights Canada’s 3-medal day at Para alpine World Cup finals – CBC.caThe information tales I’ve shared with you might be both fully unique or can be fully unique to you and your viewers.
March 13, 2023 01:41 UTC
Regina police have charged two people with forcible confinement and robbery. (CBC / Radio-Canada - image credit)Two people have been charged with two counts each of robbery and forcible confinement in connection with an incident on Saturday morning, Regina police say. He also told them a woman had been assaulted and robbed at that same address. Police arrested two suspects there — a woman, 28, and a man, 21 — and freed a woman who had suffered a minor injury. The accused will appear in provincial court on Monday.
March 13, 2023 01:39 UTC
Family Feud Canada is once again looking for families from Northern BC to audition to be part of the fifth season of the show. Family Feud Canada is once again looking for families from Northern BC to audition to be part of the show that is filmed in Toronto. “We're dedicated to finding fun families in every Province AND Territory, and would love to see more families from your area,” said the casting producer. Tips to making your audition video stand out include starting off by introducing your family, and have each family member introduce themselves. Say the name of your hometown and talk about what makes your family unique and why you’re proud to represent your home town.
March 13, 2023 01:16 UTC
RCMP gifts musical ride horse to King Charles ahead of upcoming coronationOTTAWA — The Royal Canadian Mounted Police say they will be gifting King Charles with a new horse, Noble, ahead of the monarch's upcoming coronation in May. It says the King personally requested a horse from the musical ride to eventually be his new charger when his current steed, George, retires. The musical ride is a troop of police horse riders who perform intricate formations and drills set to music. This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 12, 2023. The Canadian Press
March 12, 2023 12:04 UTC
Upper Canada’s great reformer and rebel leader William Lyon Mackenzie was born in Dundee, Scotland on this date in 1795. In 1834 he was elected Toronto’s first Mayor. A journalist who founded the famed newspaper, The Colonial Advocate, Mackenzie led the rebel forces in the Upper Canadian rebellion of 1837. After it was put down by the British, he had to flee to the United States. A pioneer on the road to achieving responsible government, Mackenzie passed into history in 1861.
March 12, 2023 11:33 UTC
Wait a second, we still have 20 games left to play? The biggest marker, 40 days before the end of the regular season, is the trade deadline. As one new player walks into the locker room, another walks out — changing the dynamic of a close-knit group. There are few easy outs after the trade deadline, despite the roster imbalance. The best-laid plans of deadline wheelers and dealers always come with a qualifier: We still have 20 games left to play.
March 12, 2023 10:57 UTC
3-seeded Carleton Ravens are heading to the 2023 U SPORTS Men's Final 8 championship game following an exciting 81-75 win over the No. 2 Ottawa Gee-Gees. Schedule & ResultsCBC Sports.caBoth teams had tough defence on display early on, with the game remaining close in the first quarter. A pair of free throws for Ottawa gave the Gee-Gees a 21-19 lead heading to the second quarter. Long range shooting, along with a 21-14 rebound advantage, helped Carleton pull ahead in the second quarter.
March 12, 2023 07:15 UTC