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One dead, five missing after helicopter crash off Greece, Trudeau says

OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says six people were aboard the Canadian Forces helicopter that crashed off Greece during a training exercise.

He says one person is a confirmed casualty and five are still missing.

There were four Royal Canadian Air Force members and two Royal Canadian Navy members on board.

FIFPro lauds growth of women's game but calls for support

A report on the state of global women's soccer lauded the growth of the game while calling for greater support for players, including better wages and industry labour standards.

Based on surveys of players worldwide, the report released Wednesday by the international players union FIFPro showed club salaries are generally rising but still don't provide a living wage for many women.

Light up sky for Doctor's Day

A local councillor is encouraging the public to light up the sky this Friday to honour local doctors as they continue to work through the COVID-19 pandemic.

At Monday night's council meeting, Counc. Rick Wiedenhoeft provided an update from two committees he sits on, the Doctor Recruitment and Retention Committee, as well as the Citizen of the Year committee.

Canucks sign Hoglander to entry-level deal

Nils Hoglander knows the jump to the NHL can be a big one.

Canucks general manager Jim Benning wouldn't be surprised if Vancouver's latest signing takes that step at training camp ahead of the 2020-21 season - whenever that might be.

The club announced the signing of the flashy, diminutive winger Wednesday to a three-year, entry-level contract.

Government of Canada introduces legislation to support students in need

Support for unemployed students may be coming in the near future.

Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, introduced legislation to establish the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB), which would provide income support to post-secondary students who lost work opportunities due to COVID-19.