January 25th, 2022

Business

Veteran Nadal defeats Shapovalov to advance to Australian Open men’s semifinals

By Lindsey Bahr, The Associated Press on January 25th, 2022

MELBOURNE, Australia – It took five set, but Canadian Denis Shapovalov’s impressive run at the Australian Open is over. Spain’s Rafael Nadal outlasted the left-hander from Richmond Hill, Ont., winning a marathon five-set quarterfinal match (6-3, 6-4, 4-6, 3-6, 6-3) at Rod Laver Stadium on Monday night. With the win, Nadal remains on track for ... Read More »

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Scoreboard for Monday, Jan. 24, 2022

By Amy Forliti And Steve Karnowski, The Associated Press on January 24th, 2022

Monday’s Games NHL Dallas 3 Philadelphia 1 Anaheim 5 Boston 3 Vegas 1 Washington 0 N.Y. Rangers 3 Los Angeles 2 (SO) Minnesota 8 Montreal 2 Calgary 7 St. Louis 1 Colorado 2 Chicago 0 — AHL Toronto 4 Grand Rapids 3 (OT) WB/Scranton 5, Cleveland 1 — NBA Cleveland 95 New York 93 Chicago ... Read More »

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Recall covers range of sandwiches, burgers and donairs

By Lindsey Bahr, The Associated Press on January 24th, 2022

HQ Fine Foods is recalling certain Quality fast foods brand and Hygaard Fine Foods Ltd. brand sandwiches because of a possible Listeria contamination. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the recall covers a range of sandwiches, burgers and donairs. All have best before dates up to and including Feb. 11. The products were sold at ... Read More »

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Johnny Gaudreau Matthew Tkachuk lead Calgary Flames past St. Louis Blues 7-1

By Lindsey Bahr, The Associated Press on January 24th, 2022

CALGARY – Better known for his highlight-reel goals and agitating ways, Matthew Tkachuk showed off a different aspect of his game Monday night. Tkachuk recorded a career-high five assists while linemate Johnny Gaudreau had a goal and three assists as the Calgary Flames defeated the St. Louis Blues 7-1. “See a play, make a play. ... Read More »

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Yandle ties NHL Iron Man mark; Flyers lose 12th straight

By Lindsey Bahr, The Associated Press on January 24th, 2022

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Keith Yandle tied the NHL record for consecutive games played with 964 and the Philadelphia Flyers tied a franchise record with their 12th straight winless game, losing 3-1 to the Dallas Stars on Monday night. Jason Robertson scored the go-ahead goal with 3:25 left and Joe Pavelski added an empty-netter to seal ... Read More »

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Duszak’s ovetime goal gives Toronto Marlies 4-3 road win over Grand Rapids Griffins

By Amy Forliti And Steve Karnowski, The Associated Press on January 24th, 2022

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Joseph Duszak scored 38 seconds into overtime to give the Toronto Marlies a 4-3 win over the Grand Rapids Griffins in an American Hockey League game Tuesday night. Brett Seney scored at 18:05 of the third to force overtime for Toronto (19-12-2-1). Antti Suomela and Semyon Der-Arguchintsev had the other goals. ... Read More »

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Soldiers declare military junta in control in Burkina Faso

By Amy Forliti And Steve Karnowski, The Associated Press on January 24th, 2022

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) – More than a dozen mutinous soldiers declared Monday on state television that a military junta had seized control of Burkina Faso after detaining the democratically elected president following a day of gunbattles in the capital of the West African country. The military coup in a nation that was once a ... Read More »

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Spending a ‘marked departure’ from former B.C. legislature clerk’s duties, Crown says

By Lindsey Bahr, The Associated Press on January 24th, 2022

VANCOUVER – A book on beekeeping, a wood splitter and a cushion decorated with the Union Jack and the words “God Save the Queen,” are among the items that a special prosecutor alleges former B.C. legislature clerk Craig James improperly paid for with government dollars. David Butcher began arguments Monday in James’s B.C. Supreme Court ... Read More »

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Alberta responds as COVID-19 calls swamping emergency medical response

By Amy Forliti And Steve Karnowski, The Associated Press on January 24th, 2022

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Minister Jason Copping says an emergency response crisis in southern Alberta last week highlights the need to do more to alleviate stress in a network dangerously strained by COVID-19 and other factors. Copping referred to four emergency calls coming in simultaneously in Airdrie, on Calgary’s northern outskirts, which forced one medically ... Read More »

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Mystery persists in Canada-U. S. border tragedy; accused human smuggler freed on bond

By Lindsey Bahr, The Associated Press on January 24th, 2022

FARGO, N.D. – Efforts to identify four family members who died at the edge of Canada’s frigid hinterland plodded along Monday as a U.S. judge released the man at the centre of what investigators say was an organized human-smuggling enterprise. Indo Canadian community leaders say they’ve been fielding phone calls from people in India, fearful ... Read More »

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