Prince Albert News

paNOW - 1 day 6 hours ago
Four stories in the news for Monday, July 15 --- YOUR WARD NEWS EDITOR FACES SENTENCING TODAY The editor of a free Toronto-based publication faces sentencing today for wilfully promoting hatred against women and Jews. The prosecution wants to see James... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 8 hours ago
NEW ORLEANS - Barry rolled into the Louisiana coast Saturday, flooding highways, forcing people to scramble to rooftops and dumping heavy rain that officials had feared could test the levees and pumps that were bolstered after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans in 2005. After briefly becoming... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 9 hours ago
MOSCOW - Residents of a city in Siberia don’t need to fly off to tropical locales for picturesque selfies taken by pristine turquoise waters. Thousands of Novosibirsk residents - ranging from scantily clad women to newlyweds - have been busy instagramming near a bright blue lake nicknamed the... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 10 hours ago
OTTAWA - The secretary-general of NATO is in Canada today meeting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Jens Stoltenberg will tour CFB Petawawa with Trudeau and discuss Canada’s NATO deployments in Latvia and Iraq with him. NATO is part of the “rules-based international order” the... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 10 hours ago
OTTAWA - International concern is growing in medical and development circles that the Trudeau government is about to step back from its much-publicized global leadership on eradicating AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. In 2016, Trudeau announced with fanfare that Canada was contributing $804... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 14 hours ago
CHICAGO - Federal judges will decide how to proceed with bond hearings in two separate federal indictments against R. Kelly. The 52-year-old singer was arrested Thursday night while walking his dog on a 13-count indictment that includes sex crimes and obstruction of justice. A New York federal... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 16 hours ago
NEW YORK - Many players use the All-Star break as a time to rest. Yankees starter Domingo Germn spent most of his time preparing for his next start. Germn cruised through six innings of three-hit ball, Edwin Encarnacin hit a three-run double and the New York Yankees kicked off the second half with... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 17 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Vice-President Mike Pence toured two detention facilities on the Texas border Friday, including a Border Patrol station where hundreds of men were crowded in sweltering cages without cots. Some of the men said they were hungry and had been held there for 40 days or longer. “Look... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 18 hours ago
CALGARY - Caleb Smidt took on and beat three former champions to win $100,000 on Showdown Sunday at the Calgary Stampede rodeo. Smidt, from Bellville, Texas, won the tie-down roping title with a time of 7.3 seconds to edge out 2010 Stampede champion Matt Shiozawa, of Chubbock, Idaho, by 3/10ths of... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 18 hours ago
TORONTO - James Hinchcliffe gained more ground than any other driver at the Honda Indy Toronto, but not enough to give him his first victory at his hometown race. Starting from the No. 14 spot, the Arrow Schmidt Peterson driver from nearby Oakville, Ont., finished sixth on Sunday, snapping a... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 18 hours ago
WIMBLEDON, England - Roger Federer is going to take the Rogers Cup off. Federer announced his decision to skip the ATP Tour event in Montreal after losing the men’s Wimbledon final on Sunday. Federer lost to rival Novak Djokovic in five sets at the grass court Grand Slam event. He said after... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 18 hours ago
TORONTO - Almost a year after a horrific crash left Robert Wickens a paraplegic, it took just a few seconds earlier this week for the Canadian to feel the exhilarating rush of a steering wheel in his hands. The 30-year-old from Guelph, Ont., will lead the warm-up lap for Sunday’s Honda Indy... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 19 hours ago
At least 26 people have been killed in an extremist attack in Somalia including a prominent Somali-Canadian journalist and her husband. Mogadishu-based independent radio station Radio Dalsan confirmed to The Associated Press that Hodan Nalayeh and Farid Jama Suleiman died in the attack... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 19 hours ago
For Gavin Blondeau, learning doesn't end in the classroom, it's a way of life. That's why the Mtis youth is over the moon to be one of two youth from Saskatchewan selected in an international internship program at the end of the summer that will take him to Kenya. The son of artist Laurie... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 20 hours ago
TORONTO - Canada’s Robert Wickens made an emotional return to IndyCar racing on Sunday.   Almost a year after a horrific crash left Wickens a paraplegic, the 30-year-old from Guelph, Ont., led the warm-up lap for Honda Indy Toronto in an Acura NSX that’s been... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 20 hours ago
TORONTO - Family and friends of Hodan Nalayeh are remembering the Somali-Canadian journalist killed in a terrorist attack this week for her work redefining the global Somali identity through positive storytelling. Nalayeh, a broadcast reporter born in Somalia with roots in Edmonton... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 20 hours ago
WINNIPEG - Celebrations for Manitoba’s 150th birthday next year were almost given the slogans “Revel The Heart” and “Love Your Manitoba, Explore Someone Else’s.” The two phrases were among three options that advertising firm McKim Communications Group... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 20 hours ago
BANFF, Alta. - Marie-Eve Marchand and Tanealle Shade stand on a grassy knoll in Alberta’s Banff National Park hoping to catch a glimpse of the bison herd. As they look at a small warden’s cabin, Marchand raises her binoculars to Divide Pass. “They’re there, they’... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 20 hours ago
TORONTO - Simon Pagenaud held off defending champion Scott Dixon to win the Honda Indy Toronto on Sunday. The victory on Toronto’s 2.89-kilometre, 11-turn street course comes seven weeks after Pagenaud won the Indianapolis 500. Dixon was second, while Alexander Rossi was third.... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 20 hours ago
SELMA, Ore. - Remains found in a remote area of Oregon are believed to be of missing actor Charles Levin, who played numerous roles on television comedies such as “Seinfeld” and “Night Court.” Levin, 70, was reported missing from Grants Pass on July 8 by his son after he... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 21 hours ago
LOS ANGELES - “Spider-Man: Far From Home” is celebrating another weekend at No. 1, but non-franchise fare continues to struggle at the box office. Fresh studio-released counterprograming such as the horror movie “Crawl” and the action-comedy “Stuber” barely made... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 21 hours ago
NEW YORK - Masahiro Tanaka pitched six strong innings, Gio Urshela drove in two runs, and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Sunday. Tanaka (6-5) allowed two runs, four hits and struck out five without issuing a walk. The righty, who had three no-decisions in his past three... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 22 hours ago
TORONTO - What’s touted as the toughest road track on the IndyCar Series is living up to its billing. Simon Pagenaud laid down the fastest practice lap of the day at the Honda Indy Toronto on Friday, successfully negotiating a tricky Turn 11 that stumped several... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 22 hours ago
WIMBLEDON, England - Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski came up just short in her quest for a Wimbledon title. The fourth-seeded team of Dabrowski and Xu Yifan of China were defeated by No. 3 seeds Hsieh Su-Wei and Barbora Strycova in the women’s doubles final on Sunday. Su-Wei and... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 22 hours ago
CLINTON, B.C. - A major rock slide in British Columbia’s Fraser River has prompted new restrictions to recreational and First Nations fishing of chinook salmon, as officials scramble to prevent long-term devastation of the population. The slide in a remote area near Big Bar, northwest of... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 23 hours ago
TORONTO - A noted veterans activist can proceed with his defamation suit against the former minister of veterans affairs after Ontario’s top court ruled Friday that a deputy judge in small claims court had no authority to throw out the claim without a hearing on its merits. In its... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 23 hours ago
GWANGJU, Korea, Republic Of - Canadians Meaghan Benfeito and Caeli McKay will have to try again for a spot in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The duo narrowly missed qualifying for the 2020 Games, finishing fourth in the women’s 10-metre synchro platform final on Sunday at the FINA World... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 23 hours ago
OTTAWA - Some of the federal government’s top bureaucrats have been warned about China and India trying to use their respective ethnic communities in Canada to advance their own agendas. The stark warning is in a secret report prepared for deputy ministers attending a retreat on national... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 23 hours ago
WIMBLEDON, England - After waiting 11 years to get another shot against Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, Roger Federer was so, so close to the finish line. One match point slipped away when Federer missed a forehand return. A second came and went on a backhand return. Later, serving for a spot in a... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 23 hours ago
NEW YORK - Volkswagen will invest $2.6 billion into a Pittsburgh autonomous vehicle company that’s mostly owned by Ford as the automakers who were once rivals deepen their partnership to develop driverless and electric vehicles in an ultra-competitive landscape. The two automakers will become... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 23 hours ago
LONDON - England won the Cricket World Cup for the first time in extraordinary circumstances, beating New Zealand by a tiebreaker of boundaries scored after the match was tied after regulation play and then the first Super Over in the tournament’s history. England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler ran... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 23 hours ago
OTTAWA - Canadian satellites need to be protected from “natural and artificial threats” in space, says the federal government in a call for new ideas and technology to help. In a tender released Friday, the government identifies natural threats like solar... Read more

paNOW - 1 day 23 hours ago
Research shows stable housing combined with various levels of community support can lead to better outcomes for people with complex mental health and addictions issues. That from Executive Director of Primary Health Services for South, Northwest Saskatchewan Vikki Smart on 75 new residential... Read more

paNOW - 2 days 31 sec ago
OTTAWA - Canadian inspectors intercepted nearly 900 food products from China over concerns about faulty labels, unmentioned allergens and harmful contaminants that included glass and metal between 2017 and early 2019, according to internal federal records. The document provides an inside... Read more

paNOW - 2 days 6 min ago
WIMBLEDON, England - Novak Djokovic became the first man in 71 years to win Wimbledon after facing match points in the final, coming back to beat Roger Federer in an unprecedented fifth-set tiebreaker Sunday. By barely emerging to win 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 13-12 (3) after nearly five tight,... Read more

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