TORONTO – The Toronto Maple Leafs will recognize victims of residential schools as well as missing and murdered indigenous women at Tuesday’s game against the Edmonton Oilers.
A pre-game video will feature Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie’s recent live performance of Secret Path and highlighting the Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack Fund, which has been created to support reconciliation across Canada.
WINNIPEG — City Hall has chosen its annual Christmas tree from a couple in North Kildonan.
Gail and Gerald Bordian will be donating their 40-foot Colorado spruce this year to light up the Main Street courtyard.
“We moved here in 1989 and the tree was about 10 feet tall at that time. My son would climb up on a ladder to decorate it with Christmas lights,” said Gail. “Over the years it’s grown too big so we decided to donate it to City Hall for their Christmas tree.”
Manitoba Hydro plans to implode connectors this weekend as work continues on a new distribution supply centre near Ile Des Chenes.
The centre is at 2302 Provincial Road 405 and includes a small amount of transmission line work. Hydro says completing this work requires connectors to be joined together by way of an implosion — a split-second detonation creating a flash and a bang similar to a large firework.
OTTAWA – Some cellphone users will be getting a couple of texts today as provincial police in Ontario unveil an innovative technique to identify potential witnesses in an ongoing homicide investigation.
The body of 65-year-old Frederick Hatch was discovered near Erin, Ont., on Dec. 17, 2015, and investigators have been searching for suspects ever since.