Eagle with Broken Wing Now in Recovery Facility After RCMP Rescue

Eagle with Broken Wing Now in Recovery Facility After RCMP Rescue

By The Canadian Press

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This young eagle was rescued Sunday by two RCMP officers on B.C.’s central coast. The bird was found with a broken wing and in distress along a creek before being scooped up by officers. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-RCMP)

BELLA COOLA, B.C. – A pair of police officers on British Columbia’s central coast went beyond the call of duty to rescue a local constituent over the long weekend.

RCMP say constables Casey Charles and Marina Coan were called when someone spotted a juvenile eagle with a broken wing on the bank of a local creek.

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New App Lets Parents Keep Kids’ Pertinent Information at Their Fingertips

New App Lets Parents Keep Kids’ Pertinent Information at Their Fingertips

By Stephanie Marin, The Canadian Press

ChildMONTREAL – Getting the right information to authorities is paramount in the minutes following a child’s disappearance.

With that in mind, the Montreal-based Missing Children’s Network launched a free app on Friday that will allow parents to store photos and important identifying information on their personal devices.

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Manitoba Motorcyclist Dies After Being Hit by Multiple Vehicles

Manitoba Motorcyclist Dies After Being Hit by Multiple Vehicles

RCMP Logo VehicleA motorcyclist from East St. Paul was killed Thursday night when he was hit by multiple vehicles — one of which took off from the scene.

RCMP say the 71-year-old man was travelling on Provincial Road 213 near Lornehill Road, in the RM of Springfield, at around 11 p.m. He was hit from behind by a 16-year-old East St. Paul driver, which resulted in the rider being thrown from his motorcycle.

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Man Dies in Two-Vehicle Crash Near Ste. Anne

Man Dies in Two-Vehicle Crash Near Ste. Anne

RCMP Logo VehicleA two-vehicle crash south of Ste. Anne, Manitoba on Thursday killed an RM of La Broquerie man and sent two other people to hospital.

RCMP say a southbound vehicle being driven by a 38-year-old Winnipeg man collided with a westbound SUV at the intersection of Highway 12 and Provincial Road 210 at around 1:35 p.m.

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Lotto Max Sets Record Jackpot for Friday Draw

Lotto Max Sets Record Jackpot for Friday Draw

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(Lottery ticket image via Shutterstock)

It’s a record-breaking draw for tonight’s Lotto Max with a combined $106 million on the line.

The Western Canada Lottery Corporation says the prize includes a $60 million main jackpot and an estimated 46 Maxmillions draws for $1 million each. That translates into 47 chances to win a prize of $1 million or more.

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Assiniboine Park Alters Canada Day Programming for 2018

Assiniboine Park Alters Canada Day Programming for 2018

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Assiniboine Park Lyric Theatre and Pavilion are shown in this file photo. The park will host a summer of free programming for visitors, as well as an abbreviated celebration on Canada Day, July 1. (APC / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Canada Day at Assiniboine Park will have more of a family feeling this year as revellers head home hours before the sun sets.

The Assiniboine Park Conservancy says longtime sponsor Canad Inns has bowed out of Canada Day programming for 2018 after the culmination of Canada’s 150th birthday last year.

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New Blue Bomber Adam Bighill Fits Right in On First Day with New Team

New Blue Bomber Adam Bighill Fits Right in On First Day with New Team

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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New addition to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Adam Bighill (50) runs through drills at a pre-season training camp in Winnipeg, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Adam Bighill didn’t like that he looked different than most kids, but he used that to push himself into becoming an elite football player.

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers welcomed his talent and dedication to the fold Thursday as the newly signed 2015 CFL most outstanding defensive player joined them for his first day of training camp.

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Weather Now Co-Operating with Evacuation of Fire-Threatened Communities

Weather Now Co-Operating with Evacuation of Fire-Threatened Communities

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

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People from the Paungassi First Nation watch a fire burning in Little Grand Rapids, Man. in a handout photo provided by councillor Clinton Keeper of Little Grand Rapids. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/ HO-Clinton Keeper)

WINNIPEG – The weather co-operated Thursday with efforts to evacuate more than 1,000 people from two First Nations communities threatened by forest fires in northern Manitoba.

With thick smoke no longer causing trouble at the airport in Little Grand Rapids, planes and helicopters were moving people out of the community as well as neighbouring Pauingassi, about 260 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg.

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