MONTREAL—There was something special in the way that Montreal Canadiens’ fans embraced Saku Koivu.
And the Bell Centre crowd showed it again last night with a standing ovation in a 30-minute pre-game tribute to the former Canadiens’ captain ahead of a game against the Anaheim Ducks.
VANCOUVER — The federal government confirmed Thursday that a forthcoming wireless auction will reserve more than half of the new spectrum for carriers other than the Big Three.
BARNSTABLE, Mass.—A generous mystery man has made the holiday season a little brighter for employees of two Massachusetts coffee shops.
A man wearing a cowboy hat walked into Marylou’s in Hyannis last weekend and handed the worker behind the counter 15 envelopes—each containing a crisp $100 bill.
VANCOUVER—The federal government confirmed yesterday that a forthcoming wireless auction will reserve more than half of the new spectrum for carriers other than the Big Three.
Industry minister James Moore released the details for the auction of AWS-3 spectrum, or advanced wireless services, which is scheduled to begin March 3.
Health & Wellness
TORONTO — While thousands of Canadians wait for transplants that could alter or save their lives, many potentially willing organ donors are never identified or don’t make it through the complex donation process, says a report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information released Thursday.
SHERIDAN, Wyo. — Police say a rifle discharged after a dog apparently stepped on it, injuring a 46-year-old man in northern Wyoming.
Johnson County Sheriff Steve Kozisek (KAHS’-eh-sec) said Richard L. Fipps, of Sheridan, was struck in the arm by a bullet on Monday.
He says the injury is not life-threatening but Fipps is being treated in a hospital in Billings, Montana.
PITTSBURGH — An outer-space delivery firm that is working with Carnegie Mellon University to put a privately owned lunar rover on the moon is offering to “mail” personal keepsakes to the moon as a way to help fund the partnership’s rocket launch.
WASHINGTON — With a recent streak of activism, President Barack Obama is shaking up the governing status quo and creating a new normal for his successors.
’Tis the season for togetherness, but some find solace in moments of solitude’Tis the season for togetherness, but some find solFriday, 19 December 2014 - 2:25pm
TORONTO — The holidays are widely seen as a time of togetherness to gather for dinners, cocktail parties, gift exchanges and outdoor activities, yet whether by choice or circumstance, some find solace in moments of solitude during the festive season.