Canada’s Cassie Sharpe wins gold medal in freestyle skiing halfpipe


BOKWANG, Korea, Republic Of — Canadian freestyle skier Cassie Sharpe has won gold in the women’s ski halfpipe competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Sharpe, from Comox, B.C., finished with a score of 95.80 on a cool, sunny morning at Phoenix Park. A golden moment for@CassieSharpe #PyeongChang2018 — CBC Olympics (@CBCOlympics) February 20, 2018 […]

‘SNL’ alum Quinn recovering from heart attack with humour


NEW YORK — “Saturday Night Live” alum Colin Quinn is exercising his wit days after a heart attack interrupted his busy touring schedule. The 58-year-old Quinn took to Twitter on Monday to let friends and foes alike know he’s “starting a list of those who didn’t ‘check in’ yet,” five days after his Valentine’s Day […]

Fly-in Manitoba community runs low on heating fuel as temperatures plunge


TADOULE LAKE, Man. — A northern Manitoba fly-in community is running low on heating fuel as heavy snow prevents trucks from bringing more. Sayisi Dene First Nation Chief Tony Powderhorn says the snow has delayed the opening of a winter road that Tadoule Lake counts on for its yearly fuel supply. The region is in […]

Top-Returning Lyrical Explains How Active Managers Can Succeed


There is a stock picking dilemma that is vexing Andrew Wellington, founder and chief investment officer at Lyrical Asset Management. Their top-ranked stock picking ValueEquity-EQ fund was up 18.1% net in 2017 after turning in a 16% return in 2016. The hedge fund which was founded in 2009 has produced at least 13% net returns […]

National group’s ad calls gun exceptions in .05 percent DUI legislation hypocritical


SALT LAKE CITY — A national organization opposing Utah’s .05 percent blood alcohol DUI limit has Rep. Norm Thurston in its sights for a bill that carves out self-defense exceptions for laws against using a firearm while intoxicated. But Thurston, R-Provo, calls a newspaper advertisement targeting him “completely misguided” and “uninformed.” The full-page advertisement from […]

Funerals: Grieving teens, raw emotions after school shooting


PARKLAND, Fla. — Each funeral for the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre is different, yet the same: the mourning relatives, teens walking in clutches wearing black, politicians paying their respects, media cameras pointing at the entrance from across the parking lot. And each service takes its toll on the young mourners, many […]