Entries by Kenny Yum from 08/2012

No Need To Apologize, Paula Findlay

| Posted 08.04.2012 | Canada

Guts are a key ingredient in the makeup of any athlete who meddles in endurance sports. Just stand at the final 400 metres of any marathon, major or small, and you'll see it on the salt-stained faces of finishers.

Robert Libman Quebec: Anglo Angered By Jean Charest, Urges Strategic Votes For CAQ

Posted 08.08.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The man who led the last anglophone revolt against the Quebec Liberals says the time has come again for the community to rethink its electo...

Nadeau-Dubois Resigns From CLASSE

Posted 08.09.2012 | Canada Politics

Saying his organization "needs fresh faces," Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois announced late Wednesday night he is stepping down as co-spokesperson of CLASSE, th...

Canada Olympic Marathon: Running Booms As Dylan Wykes, Eric Gillis And Reid Coolsaet To Compete Sunday

Posted 08.10.2012 | Canada

UPDATE, Aug. 12: Dylan Wykes finished in 20th in the marathon in a time of 2:15:26. Fellow Canadians Eric Gillis finished 22nd (2:16) and Reid Coolsae...

Christine Sinclair Is Canada's Flag-bearer For Closing Ceremonies

Posted 08.12.2012 | Canada

Canadian women's soccer captain Christine Sinclair is the flag-bearer for the Olympics closing ceremonies. “This is a huge honour and I wish I co...

Mental State Of Alberta Peace Officer's Accused Killer Questioned

Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Alberta

The lawyer of the man accused of killing an Alberta peace officer has requested to have his client's mental state reviewed by a psychiatrist. ...

Calgary Teen Completes 1,000 Km Cancer Ride In B.C.

Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Alberta

A 15-year-old boy has cycled more than 1,000 kilometres from Calgary to Vancouver to raise awareness of childhood cancers. Calgary teen N...

Sh*t Alberta Premiers Say: Redford, Klein, Stelmach, Lougheed Spell Off Some Notable Quotes

Posted 08.14.2012 | Canada Alberta

Albertans pride themselves on being straight-shooters -- why beat around the bush when you can cut to the chase? And, if you're a politician, the adde...

Edmonton Community Garden Wins Pipeline Delay As Company Stalls Construction Until Fall Harvest

Posted 08.15.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - It was a battle between a group of gardeners carrying spades and pitchforks and a giant pipeline company lining up their bulldozers.In the ...

Rats In Alberta: Twitter Reacts To Discovery Of Norway Rodents In Medicine Hat (TWEETS)

Posted 08.16.2012 | Canada Alberta

UPDATE: The Calgary Herald reports that 52 rats have now been collected from the Medicine Hat landfill and killed. "I feel like my life is a lie!"...

Retirement Work: Most In 50s Plan To Continue Work After Retiring, Poll Says

Posted 08.20.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A new survey of Canadians in their 50s found that 53 per cent of those polled said they plan to continue working after retiring in their 60s...

Bill Barisoff Retires: Speaker, Penticton MLA, Won't Seek Re-Election

Posted 08.20.2012 | Canada British Columbia

PENTICTON, B.C. - Penticton, B.C., Liberal MLA Bill Barisoff has ended months of speculation about his political future by announcing he won't seek re...

Layton Family Draws Strength From Canadians Amid Grief

Posted 08.21.2012 | Canada Politics

Olivia Chow, dirt in her fingernails after planting flowers around Jack Layton's gravestone last week, is drawing strength from Canadians as the anniv...

Jack Layton's Death: Canadians See NDP As Unchanged Since Former Leader's Passing

Posted 08.22.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - It seems the house that Jack built still looks about the same to most Canadians.Fifty-nine per cent of respondents to a Canadian Press Harris...

Nova Scotia Tourism 2012: Travel Jumps As Road Trips Fuel Visits To Province

Posted 08.29.2012 | Canada Travel

HALIFAX - The number of tourists visiting Nova Scotia jumped by five per cent in the first six months of the year.The province's Tourism Department sa...

Grey Cup Train Tour Helps CFL Mark 100 Anniversary Of Cup In 2012

Posted 08.29.2012 | Canada Travel

TORONTO - The Grey Cup will be riding the rails this fall.Canada's biggest football prize is travelling across the country by train to celebrate the C...