Category: Canadian News

Review: Jason Statham, Guy Ritchie reunite and have a blast

Jason Statham says very, very little in his new film. The English actor must have only need to memorize about three pages of dialogue. But, as always, he’s very expressive with his hands. And the guns in them. “You ain’t much for talking, are you, Mary Poppins?” he is asked in a locker room taunt.…

Local garden centres ready for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is just a few days away (May 9), and Shelburne’s local garden centres are in full swing, preparing for all your garden gifting needs. Shirley Noble, is the owner of Shirley’s Garden Supply and Flower Shop located along Hwy.89 just outside of Shelburne, and she spoke with the Free Press about how they’re…

Club America eliminates Portland in the Champions League

MEXICO CITY – Federico Vinas scored twice and Club America advanced to the CONCACAF Champions League semifinals with a 4-2 aggregate victory over the Portland Timbers. Vinas scored in the 21st minute before adding a penalty kick in the 59th in the 3-1 final Wednesday night at the historic Azteca stadium. The two sides played…

Grizzly attacks B.C. man on his property, dogs escape injury

MALAKWA, B.C. – A man out for a walk with his dogs has survived an attack by a grizzly bear on his property in British Columbia’s southern interior. Conservation officer Tanner Beck says one of the two dogs ran into the bush and likely provoked the bear that lunged at the man in the community…