Espinal’s 2-run shot leads Jays over Yankees

TAMPA, Fla. – Santiago Espinal hit a two-run homer in the top of the ninth as the Toronto Blue Jays won their fourth straight pre-season baseball game with a 4-2 victory over the New York Yankees in Grapefruit League action Tuesday. Yankees reliever Ben Heller opened the inning with a leadoff walk to Luis De Los Santos before giving up […]

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Derek Whisenand, suspect in Texas murder, to remain detained in Halifax

An Immigration and Refugee Board member has ruled that an American fugitive wanted for murder in Texas will remain in detention for another 30 days in Halifax, while imposing a wide publication ban on further details of his case. Derek Cameron Whisenand has been detained since his Dec. 30 arrest, which came after police responded to a call about the […]

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Eurozone CRISIS: Coronavirus costing bloc ‘€1bn per month’ – ‘Recession almost certain’

The WHO, however, said the world was “not at the mercy of the virus”. The coronavirus outbreak, which is grounding Chinese tourists, is costing the European tourism industry around one billion euros per month in lost revenue, the bloc’s internal market commissioner Thierry Breton said on Sunday.   The health crisis “is costing European countries one billion euros a month,” M Breton […]

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Manitoba Human Rights Commission awards for damage to be capped at $25K

The Manitoba government has introduced legislation that would put a cap on what the province’s human rights commission can award for damages. The bill says damages for injury to dignity, feelings or self-respect stemming from a human rights complaint cannot be more than $25,000. Currently, there is no limit. Justice Minister Cliff Cullen says the cap was recommended after an […]

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February 2020 Coach of the Month: Ron Struch

Coach Ron Struch is enjoying celebrating his athletes’ recent achievements. His team just returned from the Canadian Special Olympics in Thunder Bay, with one of his athletes bringing home some impressive hardware. “I did pretty good. I got three bronze medals in a row in the Super-G, the GS and Giant Slalom,” says Michael Milani, who’s been working with Struch […]

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