The fire dispatch centre for the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen received the following calls:
In a bid to keep residents active, the city’s recreation department has developed a new webpage with links to suggested fitness activities for people of all ages, along with a weekly blog written by staff.
The modern age of e-bikes is comparable to the model-T era, “a little like the wild, wild west,” said Darren Mohl, the owner of Kelowna E-Ride. Better e-bikes are on the way, though, since “e-bike manufacturers are making improvements, changes, all the time.”
Women’s volleyball setter/hitter Natalie Livingston and men’s soccer defender Hamish Walde climbed above the rest and were named UBC Okanagan Heat’s Outstanding Athletes of the Year, the school announced.
OTTAWA - Canadians trust health professionals like their family doctor first and foremost when it comes to the COVID-19 crisis, a new poll suggests.
This week is usually when kids in the Muslim community get excited about an annual trip to see the full moon that marks the start of Ramadan, says Cindy Jadayel, a member of the Mosque of Mercy in Ottawa.
LOS ANGELES - Family members of four passengers killed in a helicopter crash with Kobe Bryant and his daughter have joined the NBA star's widow in filing wrongful death lawsuits against the companies that owned and operated the aircraft.
Bayern Munich has secured Canadian soccer star Alphonso Davies for another two years through June 2025, with club officials and the teenager donning surgical masks to ink the deal during the global pandemic.
NEW YORK - Major League Baseball players are upset over the prospect teams may seek additional pay cuts if games are played in empty ballparks due to the coronavirus outbreak.
SEATTLE - Boeing and at least one other U.S. heavy-equipment manufacturer resumed production and some states rolled out aggressive reopening plans Monday, despite nationwide concerns there is not enough testing yet to keep the coronavirus from rebounding.
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Governors in the Midwest are working to keep large meatpacking plants operating despite coronavirus outbreaks that have sickened hundreds of workers and threaten to disrupt the nation’s supply of pork and beef.