Rescued Afghanistan dogs arrive at Toronto sanctuary

Rescued Afghanistan dogs arrive at Toronto sanctuary

A mixed-breed street dog named Papo chased toys and rolled around in the sun on a recent clear day at an east Toronto dog sanctuary. It’s a change of pace for Papo after a long journey from Taliban-controlled Afghanistan to Canada, where she arrived last month along with 10 other dogs who were evacuated from … Read more

Elks vs. Tiger-Cats picks and odds: Back Hamilton to cover the spread on Canada Day

Elks vs.  Tiger-Cats picks and odds: Back Hamilton to cover the spread on Canada Day

The Edmonton Elks and Hamilton Tiger-Cats both search for their first win of the season at Tim Hortons Field on Friday. The pregame narrative: This matchup showcases the unpredictability of sports. The Elks went 3-11 last season while the Ti-Cats were ever so close to winning the Gray Cup — both sit in the same … Read more

‘Tigger come back’: BC house cat chases black bear out of family’s yard

‘Tigger come back’: BC house cat chases black bear out of family’s yard

A North Vancouver house cat named Tigger is making TikTok headlines for winning a face-off with a black bear much larger than him. Gavin and Cameron Sturrock are rarely fazed by their two-year-old Bengal cat’s behaviour. Tigger is known for deterring dogs in their Canyon Heights neighborhood, sparring with his feline brother Taz — even … Read more

Canada’s birds helped me connect with my new country

Canada’s birds helped me connect with my new country

First Person is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at tgam.ca/essayguide. Illustration by Mary Kirkpatrick In her book Birds Art Life, author Kyo Maclear decides to watch the birds in her big city. Over the changing seasons, Maclear opens her head and heart to avian creatures. … Read more

Northern Alberta man gets 2nd-degree burns trying to rescue dogs from trailer fire – Edmonton

Northern Alberta man gets 2nd-degree burns trying to rescue dogs from trailer fire – Edmonton

A northern Alberta family is sharing their harrowing story after having to escape a trailer fire. While the parents and kids were able to get out, not everyone did. It was a night Apryl and Steven McDonald will never forget. “I looked through the (window), I see my baby sleeping in the bassinet with the … Read more