Canada women turns to former NHL assistant Pearn as coach
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Perry Pearn wanted to take his 21 years of coaching in the NHL to a team that valued his experience.
He found that with the Canadian women's team, which he will coach at the Four Nations Cup starting Tuesday in Saskatoon. Sweden, Finland and the reigning Olympic and world champion U.S. team round out the field.
Canadian trade negotiators to brief PM Trudeau in person
WASHINGTON (AP) — Canadian negotiators are traveling to brief Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in person on the state of negotiations with the United States on a deal that would allow Canada to remain in a North American trade bloc.
Canada's envoy — Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland — left a meeting with U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer Tuesday night. She said the talks were at a point where discussing them face-to-face with the prime minister "is absolutely essential."
Stephenson taking Stanley Cup to Humboldt to help town heal
Chandler Stephenson was mid-celebration on the ice after winning the Stanley Cup when someone yelled his name.
Stephenson looked up into the stands and saw Brayden Camrud, a friend from back home who played for the Humboldt Broncos junior team. Camrud and Kaleb Dahlgren, another friend of Stephenson's, survived the April bus crash on the prairie of Saskatchewan that killed 16 people, including 11 of their teammates.
SASKATOON, Saskatchewan (AP) — The death toll in a bus crash involving a junior hockey team rose to 16 on Wednesday as a woman who worked as trainer for the team died.
The family of Dayna Brons said the 25-year-old died in a Saskatoon hospital from injuries sustained in last week's accident.
Her family said she will be remembered for her smile and her love of sports. They said she was very proud to be part of the Humboldt Broncos team.
Maple Leafs coach grieves, along with Canada and NHL
TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock stood at the podium and fought back tears, the grief resonating across Canada and the NHL.
A bus crash in his home province of Saskatchewan left 14 dead and 15 injured, three critically. A junior hockey team, the Humboldt Broncos, was headed to a playoff game Friday afternoon when a truck collided with its bus. Among the dead were the team's coach and captain.
A Raleigh woman learned this week that police in Saskatoon, Canada, have been looking for her for months in connection with a major investigation involving bomb threats and suspicious packages.
Samantha Field said the ordeal started with a video she made in March. She thought she was reading excerpts from a book for a client, but it turned out that video would later come back to haunt her in a major way.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Canadian mining company Cameco has taken steps to prevent a repeat of two radioactive sludge leaks from a truck along a route from Wyoming to Utah and shouldn't be fined for the spills, company officials told U.S. regulators Thursday.
The measures will include putting the barium sulfate waste into bags inside a shipment container that has a wide lip at the top to prevent any loose material from sloshing over the edge.
TORONTO (AP) — Police in the Canadian city of Saskatoon are investigating the detonation of an improvised explosive device at the provincial courthouse.
They say the call came in just after 11 p.m. on Wednesday night. There have been no injuries but there are reports of minor damage to the exterior of the building.
Members of the Saskatoon police force's Explosive Disposal Unit are on scene as well as a bomb-detection-trained dog unit.