‘Historic’ Hurricane Fiona expected to bring extreme weather to eastern Quebec

Eastern Quebec will likely witness severe winds and rainfall Friday night and Saturday morning as Hurricane Fiona makes its way to Canada. Quebec’s Magdalen Islands will be hit the hardest after Nova Scotia and P.E.I., according to Peter Kimbell, a meteorologist with Environment Canada. He expects 125-kilometre winds on top of 100 millimetres of rain … Read more

Canada tops France to take control of group at World Cup

SYDNEY (AP) — Nirra Fields scored 17 points and Shay Colley added 11 to help Canada beat France 59-45 on Friday in the women’s basketball World Cup. The victory moved Canada (2-0) into the driver’s seat as the only unbeaten team left in its group. “It’s great for us,” Canada guard Kia Nurse said. “Great … Read more

Afghans’ humanitarian crisis: ‘Children are wasting away’

People wait to receive food donation from the Afterlife foundation (Image: Getty) Now with soaring food prices caused by the Ukraine crisis and Western sanctions on the Taliban, experts are warning that the international community must act now to prevent catastrophe. A report by Save the Children has revealed youngsters in Afghanistan are “exhausted and … Read more

Stroller struck by car in northeast Edmonton crosswalk

A two-year-old child was hospitalized after being struck at a crosswalk Thursday evening. According to police, a 22-year-old woman was pushing her child in a stroller, crossing the road at 64 Street and 118 Avenue, when a car struck the stroller. The child was taken to the Stollery Children’s Hospital for head injuries, although police … Read more

Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa stretchered off with head injury

CINCINNATI (AP) — Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa sustained neck and head injuries after being slammed to the ground Thursday night against the Cincinnati Bengals and was stretchered from the field. The Dolphins said Tagovailoa was conscious, had movement in all his extremities and was taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center for further evaluation. … Read more

UK economy still below pre-pandemic size, underscoring challenge for Truss

By Andy Bruce and William Schomberg LONDON – Britain’s economy remained below its pre-pandemic peak, according to data published on Friday that left the country further adrift of other Group of Seven nations and underscored the challenge facing new Prime Minister Liz Truss. The Office for National Statistics said economic output unexpectedly rose by 0.2% … Read more

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