Rookie quarterback Tyrrell Pigrome recorded a pair of touchdown runs, including a late game-winning 46-yard sprint into the end zone, as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers survived a comeback bid to open up their CFL pre-season play with a 25-23 victory over the Edmonton Elks on Saturday afternoon. Edmonton dropped to 0-2 in exhibition action. “We…
Debt ceiling crisis averted? McCarthy says ‘agreement in principle’ reached
Republican in the House of Representatives and the White House appear to have reached an ‘agreement in principle’ to raise the debt ceiling as the deadline neared.
‘Somebody has to pay for it’: WestJet pilots deal could impact future travel costs
Pilots from WestJet’s discount subsidiary Swoop are included in the new work agreement, begging the question of how the deal will affect prices on the budget-friendly airline.
Vancouver fundraisers held to support theatre and security for youth drag camps
The Carousel Theatre for Young People on Granville Island is holding two fundraising events on Saturday.
Crews fight grass fire in southwest Calgary
A Calgary Fire Department spokesperson told Global News crews received calls of a fire just off Old Banff Coach Road at around 3:30 p.m.
Burglar takes the cake: Vancouver thief snatches goodies, and cleans store
A bewildering break-in at a Vancouver café was caught on security camera. The bandit kicked in the front door and stole some cupcakes — but also cleaned up some of the mess.
BC SPCA pet food banks struggle to keep up with rising demand
The BC SPCA says demand for its pet food banks has risen over the past few months due to the impacts of wildfire evacuations and rising costs and inflation.
Alberta election: How close will the election be in Calgary?
Four Calgary ridings are considered “true battlegrounds” where the races are so tight there could be recounts, according to a local political analyst.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats sink Toronto Argonauts in preseason opener
It may have been a preseason game, but the Hamilton Tiger-Cats showed well in a 27-22 victory over the visiting Toronto Argonauts on Saturday.
Record turnout as thousands of bikers rally at Polo Park for 15th annual Ride for Dad
Thousands of motorcycles flooded into Polo Park for the 15th annual Ride for Dad and according to organizers of the event, it was a record turnout.