Victoria, BC airport reopens to flights after suspicious package prompts closure – BC

Victoria, BC airport reopens to flights after suspicious package prompts closure – BC

RCMP closed Victoria’s airport to commercial flights for hours Tuesday while officers responded to a suspicious package. The Victoria Airport Authority confirmed just before 3:30 pm that police were responding to a call at the airport. Cpl. Andres Sanchez of Sidney/North Saanich RCMP told the Canadian Press that the threat appeared to be “an incendiary … Read more

Why Blue Jays should be open-minded with Romano’s usage moving forward

Why Blue Jays should be open-minded with Romano’s usage moving forward

ST. LOUIS — It didn’t work. The strategy backfired, and the execution wasn’t there either. That much was obvious as soon as Paul Goldschmidt made contact. Moments later, Goldschmidt’s grand slam had landed and the Cardinals had defeated the Blue Jays 7-3. That’s over with now, but Monday’s 10-inning loss still prompted some significant questions … Read more

Bezos’ Blue Origin May Ferry Futuristic Radio Telescope To Moon’s Far Side

Bezos’ Blue Origin May Ferry Futuristic Radio Telescope To Moon’s Far Side

An artist’s conception of Blue Origin’s Blue Moon lander on the lunar far side. Blue Origin, Inc./Jack Burns In the foothills of Colorado’s Rocky Mountain front range —- an area well known for cutting-edge space technology —- Jack Burns, a longtime astrophysics professor at the University of Colorado, Boulder —- may finally be seeing a … Read more

Canada left out of launch of new US-led trade talks on Indo-Pacific

Canada left out of launch of new US-led trade talks on Indo-Pacific

US President Joe Biden and Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida attend the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity with other regional leaders via video link at the Izumi Garden Gallery in Tokyo on May 23.SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images Canadian business leaders say Canada should not have been left out of the launch of new American-led trade talks … Read more

Gollum Hits Video Game Consoles in September

Gollum Hits Video Game Consoles in September

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum Hits Video Game Consoles in September Lord of the Rings fans have a lot to look forward to this fall. Not only is The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power slated to hit Amazon Prime on September 2; one day earlier, Daedalic Entertainment will also release its … Read more

Incendiary device was in bag scanned at Victoria airport

Incendiary device was in bag scanned at Victoria airport

Incendiary device and inert surplus military supplies found in bag that passenger brought to airport. Security staff raised alert after bag was scanned. A suspicious bag scanned at Victoria International Airport has been confirmed to have held an incendiary device plus inert surplus military supplies, the airport said in a statement Tuesday evening. The bag … Read more

Trudeau cancels appearance at event in BC after protesters hurl racial slurs

Trudeau cancels appearance at event in BC after protesters hurl racial slurs

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was forced to cancel plans to attend a fundraising dinner on Tuesday evening after two speakers at the event said protesters hurled racial slurs at the mostly South Asian attendees entering a convention center in Surrey, BC Trudeau did not enter the building and spoke to a crowd for about three … Read more