Tag: National

Virginia will not visit Donald Trump at White House after national championship win

Tony Bennett and the Virginia men’s basketball team will not be making the customary trip to the White House to celebrate their national championship, the school announced on Friday. It’s not clear if President Donald Trump extended an invitation to the Cavaliers after their overtime win against Texas Tech in the national championship game. Bennett, however, didn’t cite…

One airlifted to hospital after avalanche on glacier in Yoho National Park

LAKE LOUISE, ALTA.—Parks Canada says it has responded to an avalanche involving three people in the Rocky Mountains as it waits for better conditions to resume searching for three other climbers believed to have died earlier this week. The agency says STARS Air Ambulance took one male patient to a hospital in Calgary following an…

California governor to order National Guard troops back from Mexico border

California Gov. Gavin Newsom will announce plans Monday to pull back all members of the National Guard who have been deployed to the border with Mexico, saying the state would not be part of the Trump administration’s “manufactured crisis.” The 360 National Guard troops in California will be redeployed to fight wildfires, expand the state’s…

Minister meets with committee to develop national approach to campus violence

The minister for women and gender equality says an advisory committee is developing a national framework to hold universities and colleges responsible for addressing sexual violence on campus, but student groups say those promises need to be backed by resources and oversight mechanisms to have an impact. Minister Maryam Monsef sat down with students, school…