Jamaica, Mexico advance to Gold Cup semifinals

Jul 21, 2017

Jamaica, Mexico advance to Gold Cup semifinals

Jamaica got an early goal from Shaun Francis and led the rest of the way, holding off Canada 2-1 in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Thursday night.Romario Williams put Jamaica up 2-0 five minutes into the second half. Canada’s Junior Hoilett ...

Thousands more evacuated as British Columbia wildfires spread

Jul 11, 2017

Thousands more evacuated as British Columbia wildfires spread

British Columbia on Monday evacuated thousands more residents from the path of wildfires spreading across the Western Canadian province amid expectations the blazes will grow as forecasters predict more hot, dry weather in the week.British Columbia’s chief fire spokesman, Kevin Skrepnek, told CBC News ...

Canadians celebrate meaning of nation on rainy 150th birthday

Jul 2, 2017

Canadians celebrate meaning of nation on rainy 150th birthday

Canada’s long-anticipated 150th birthday celebrations Saturday were marked by heavy rain and some protests, though the downpour failed to dampen spirits of revelers who thronged in large numbers to enjoy musical performances and parades.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kicked off celebrations amid heavy security and ...