Tag: Child

Missing child, 4, found dead on sand bar in southern Alberta river

CARDSTON, ALTA.—A four-year-old child who was reported missing in a provincial park in southern Alberta has been found dead. RCMP say their officers responded to a report of the missing child in Woolford Provincial Park, southeast of Lethbridge, early Saturday evening. Police say that they, along with a Lethbridge search-and-rescue team and volunteers, used search…

Snell now poster child for spoiled ballplayers

I’m not really sure what Twitch is, but I do know this — Blake Snell will wish he was never on it. He said on the social gaming site what a lot of Major League Baseball players are probably thinking. Like him, they’re anxious about risking their health by returning to play and not happy…

Child care, education, housing at heart of affordability fears, Morneau told

OTTAWA – Finance Minister Bill Morneau was told weeks into the Liberals’ second mandate that Canadians are most worried about affordability in areas where governments have a lot of power over prices — particularly child care. The Canadian Press obtained the November presentation through the Access to Information Act. Though wage growth has stayed ahead…

Canadian musician ‘Grimes’ reportedly pregnant with first child

Canadian musician Grimes is reportedly pregnant with her first child after sharing an arty image of herself “knocked up.” The Oblivion singer, born Claire Elise Boucher, tested Instagram censors on Wednesday by posting a topless photo of herself displaying her growing belly, which was depicted as translucent, showing the image of a fetus in her…

Cyberattack prompts Indigenous child welfare agency in Manitoba to call RCMP

HEADINGLEY, MAN.— An Indigenous child welfare agency in Manitoba has called the RCMP after being hit by a cyberattack. Southern First Nations Network of Care spokesman Jim Compton says the agency’s computers shut down Thursday and their IT department has been trying unsuccessfully to restore service since then. Compton says he’s been told the ransomware…