B.C.-made material to be used by Max Space, NASA for habitats on moon

A small West Coast company is helping astronauts return to the moon in 2026. ALUULA Composites has signed on to provide its durable, lightweight fabric to build space habitats. The Max Space inflatables can be transported in very small packages and then expanded to create a much larger workspace. “Max Space is doing the design … Read more

Adelaide homeless man to sleep in his own home after five years living on the street

A homeless man who was living in a tent in Adelaide’s northeast will soon have a place to call his own after five years. Peter Woodforde, affectionately known as Woody, was living under a gazebo behind the Salvation Army in Modbury for the last 18 months but was recently told he would have to move … Read more

Canadian doctor will join Virgin Galactic research space crew

Dr. Shawna Pandya, a Brandon, Man.-born, Edmonton-raised physician and space scientist, is seeing a life-long dream become reality: she’s going to space. “I will be flying to space with Virgin Galactic on their new Delta Class of spacecraft with Kellie Gerardi and Dr. Norah Patten of Ireland as early as 2026,” Pandya said. She earned … Read more

McDavid, Oilers ready for Cup climax: ‘Dreamt of yourself playing in that game’

Connor McDavid envisioned this moment. Growing up in the suburbs north of Toronto — whether it was the outdoor rinks, the arenas or on the street with friends — hockey glory danced in his mind’s eye. Just like countless Canadian kids. “You always dreamt of yourself playing in that game and scoring that big goal,” … Read more

She overcame addiction. Now, this Canadian is motivating others to get sober

WARNING: This article contains sensitive descriptions regarding suicide. Please read with discretion. Danielle Megaffin was once a self-proclaimed party girl. “I was a really bad addict and alcoholic and I tried to get sober in rehab,” she said during an interview with Global News this week. “I tried so many times to do it on … Read more

Edmonton air traffic control playfully tries to ‘divert’ Florida Panthers’ flight

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Air traffic controllers at the Edmonton International Airport had a bit of good-humoured fun as the Florida Panthers’ flight from Fort Lauderdale came in for a landing Wednesday night. A tropical disturbance that brought rare flash flooding to much of southern Florida delayed the Panthers’ trip to … Read more

Edmonton Oilers’ mental coach has been team’s ‘secret weapon’ in roller-coaster season

George Mumford saw the notification pop up on his screen. The message via social media platform LinkedIn was from Edmonton Oilers CEO Jeff Jackson. Hired by the club last August, the executive had an idea. Mumford was all ears. The 72-year-old sports psychologist and mental skills coach had previously helped Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls and … Read more

Old bets resolved, new bets wagered as Oilers face Panthers in Stanley Cup Finals

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson is delivering on his Oilers playoff bet with the mayor of Edmonton. Johnson took to social media Friday in a video wishing the Edmonton Oilers lots of luck in the Stanley Cup Finals against the Florida Panthers — all while wearing an Oilers jersey. “To be honest, I’d prefer not to … Read more

Sydney Sick Kids Appeal 2024 | 7NEWS Sydney

7NEWS Sydney has partnered with the Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation for the annual Sydney Sick Kids Appeal. Sydney Sick Kids Appeal is one of Sydney Children Hospitals Foundation’s (SCHF) major appeals — aiming to raise $15 million to support treatment, research, and patient experience across the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network (SCHN) — including both of … Read more

Woman who overcame addiction now dying of cancer: ‘I’ve got one last fight’

Deb Surine’s life will likely end right where it started. The 42-year-old Calgary woman has moved back to the family farm she spent much of her childhood on in Saskatchewan. “I’m on the farm and I’m surrounded by baby animals. I couldn’t think of a better way to go out: springtime on the farm,” Surine … Read more