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Canada Defeats Sweden, 3-0 to Win Men’s Ice Hockey Gold

Canada Defeats Sweden, 3-0 to Win Men’s Ice Hockey Gold

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Sport(SOCHIT, Russia) — Canada shut down Sweden, 3-0 on Sunday to win their second consecutive gold medal in men’s Ice Hockey.
Center Jonathan Toews put Canada on the board first at 12:55 into the opening period with …

Canada Shuts Out United States, 1-0 Advances to Gold Medal Game

Canada Shuts Out United States, 1-0 Advances to Gold Medal Game

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(SOCHI, Russia) – Canada will meet Sweden in the gold medal game after shutting out the United States, 1-0 on Friday in their semifinals matchup.
The lone goal of the game came 18:19 into the second period when Jamie Be…

Canada Stuns United States, 3-2 in Overtime to Win Gold

Canada Stuns United States, 3-2 in Overtime to Win Gold

Richard Heathcote/Getty Images(SOCHI, Russia) — Canada rallied from two goals back to beat the United States 3-2 in overtime on Thursday to win their fourth straight gold medal.  
Meghan Duggan got the scoring started 11:57 into the second period…

Sochi 2014 Winter Games – Day 8 Results

Sochi 2014 Winter Games – Day 8 Results

ABC Sports Radio(NEW YORK) — Sochi 2014 Winter Games:
Medal Count
Norway – 13
United States – 13
Netherlands – 12
Russia – 12
Canada – 11
Germany – 10
Cross Country – Men’s 15KM Classic Style – Final
Gold: Dario Cologna – Switzerland – 38:29.7
Silver:…

Sochi 2014 Winter Games – Day 7 Results

Sochi 2014 Winter Games – Day 7 Results

ABC Sports Radio(NEW YORK) – Sochi 2014 Winter Games:
Medal Count
Norway – 13
Netherlands – 12
United States – 12
Russia – 11
Canada – 10
Germany – 10
Cross Country – Women’s 10 KM Classic Style
Gold: Justyna Kowalczyk – Poland – 28:17.8
Silver: Charlo…

Canadian Town Evacuated After Freight Train Carrying Fuel Derails

Canadian Town Evacuated After Freight Train Carrying Fuel Derails

ABC News(LAC-MEGANTIC, Canada) — Five people are confirmed dead and the entire town of Lac-Megantic in Quebec, Canada, was evacuated after a freight train carrying crude oil derailed and caught fire, officials told ABC News.
The 80-car-long freight tr…

Downtown Calgary Evacuated Due to Severe Flooding, Four People Killed

Downtown Calgary Evacuated Due to Severe Flooding, Four People Killed

iStockphoto/ThinkStock(CALGARY, Canada) — Residents of Calgary, Canada are gradually returning home Saturday after severe flooding in southern Alberta led to the evacuation of the entire downtown and killed at least four people.
The flooding washed ou…

Colorado Man Wanted in Son’s Kidnapping Arrested in Canada, Boy Safe

Colorado Man Wanted in Son’s Kidnapping Arrested in Canada, Boy Safe

Longmont Police Department(MANITOBA, Canada) — Luke Turner, a missing 3-year-old Colorado boy, was found safe in Manitoba, Canada, Sunday, as police arrested his father in connection with the alleged abduction.
Monty Turner, 51, was arrested Sunday af…

Canada And Mexico Brawl During The World Baseball Classic

Canada And Mexico Brawl During The World Baseball Classic

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(PHOENIX) –  Things turned a bit ugly on Saturday at the World Baseball Classic.
Several players threw punches in an all-out brawl during the ninth inning of Canada’s 10-3 win over Mexico in Pool D play.
The fights …

Killer Whales Trapped Under Canadian Sea Ice Free Themselves

Killer Whales Trapped Under Canadian Sea Ice Free Themselves

ABC News(MONTREAL) — The killer whales trapped under ice in a remote Quebec village reached safety after the floes shifted on Hudson Bay, according to the mayor’s office in Inukjuak. Water opened up around the area where the orcas had been coming up f…

Sticky Situation: Thieves Arrested After Stealing 6 Million Pounds of Canadian Maple Syrup

Sticky Situation: Thieves Arrested After Stealing 6 Million Pounds of Canadian Maple Syrup

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Talk about a sticky mess. The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers believe several million cans of stolen maple syrup may be sitting on U.S. grocery shelves.Quebec police arrested four men in connection with the rob…

Canadian Cops Bust Syrup Snatchers

Canadian Cops Bust Syrup Snatchers

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(MONTREAL) — Cops in Canada have finally cracked a sticky situation: the heist of more than 10,000 gallons of maple syrup that was stolen from a warehouse east of Montreal between August 2011 and July of 2012. The Sun News Network …

US Worried About Generic Oxycontin Pills Crossing Canadian Border

US Worried About Generic Oxycontin Pills Crossing Canadian Border

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The U.S. Drug Czar is warning police and border patrol agents in the north to be on the lookout for a possible flood of the generic version of a popular painkiller.Cheap, generic versions of the painkiller Oxycontin …

Nintendo of Canada Releasing Wii Mini at $99

Nintendo of Canada Releasing Wii Mini at $99

Nintendo(NEW YORK) — Nintendo of Canada is taking a page out of Sony’s book this week by re-releasing the original Wii with a major make-over, evoking the popular PS2 Slim.
Wii’s old technology has a new look, a black matte surface and an …

Tsunami Warning in Hawaii Downgraded to Advisory After Canada Quake

Tsunami Warning in Hawaii Downgraded to Advisory After Canada Quake

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A tsunami warning was downgraded to an advisory for the state of Hawaii this morning, following a 7.7 earthquake off the coast of British Columbia Saturday night. Although waves up to six feet were predicted, the fir…

Canadian Town Sells $10 Plots of Land

Canadian Town Sells $10 Plots of Land

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Got an extra 10 bucks?  If so, you could be the owner of a sparkling new home in Reston, Manitoba, a rural prairie town in Southern Manitoba bordering Saskatchewan on the west and North Dakota on the south.In an…

Canadian Slaughterhouses Reject American Horses

Canadian Slaughterhouses Reject American Horses

Tim Flach/Stone/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — American horses are being rejected by Canadian slaughterhouses, according to the Equine Welfare Alliance. The blockage of U.S. horses reportedly stems from a directive from the European Union, which buys much o…

Bullied Canadian Teen Leaves Behind YouTube Video

Bullied Canadian Teen Leaves Behind YouTube Video

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A Canadian teenager posted a heartbreaking video on YouTube chronicling years of bullying in school and online, detailing her cutting and humiliation up until she died this week. Amanda Todd, 15, posted the video called “My story:…

Canada’s High Court Eases Requirements on HIV Disclosure

Canada’s High Court Eases Requirements on HIV Disclosure

Hemera/Thinkstock(TORONTO) — Canada is easing up on HIV disclosure laws.  The Canadian Supreme Court ruled 9-0 Friday that people with low levels of the HIV virus are not legally required to make their condition known to sexual partners as long a…

Omar Khadr: Guantanamo Detainee Transferred to Canada

Omar Khadr: Guantanamo Detainee Transferred to Canada

JANET HAMLIN/AFP/Getty Image(NEW YORK) — Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr has been transferred to Canada to serve out the remainder of an eight-year prison sentence for having killed an American soldier in a 2002 firefight in Afghanistan.A detainee for …

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