Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir named CBC Sports Canadian Athletes of the Year

Everything that can be said about Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir pretty much has already been said — and deservedly so. The iconic ice dancers who enthralled Canadians for years concluded their illustrious careers with not one, but two gold medals at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The subsequent celebrations and farewell tour gave their […]

Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir named CBC Sports Canadian Athletes of the Year

Everything that can be said about Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir pretty much has already been said — and deservedly so. The iconic ice dancers who enthralled Canadians for years concluded their illustrious careers with not one, but two gold medals at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The subsequent celebrations and farewell tour gave their […]

Rick Scott defeats Bill Nelson for Florida Senate seat after tense recount

Wilfredo Lee, File via AP Florida Gov. Rick Scott defeated Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson Sunday in a contentious race for the state’s Senate seat. Scott led Nelson by more than 10,000 votes Sunday after the recount’s noon deadline, according to the Associated Press. Over the course of the campaign, Scott baselessly claimed rampant voter fraud […]

Beckie Scott resigns over reinstatement of Russia's anti-doping agency

Canadian Olympic champion Beckie Scott has resigned from the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) Compliance Review Committee, CBC has learned. The move comes after that six-person committee recommended on Friday that the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) be reinstated. Scott will remain as the chair of WADA's athlete committee. More serious fallout.. and very telling about the state of <a href="https://twitter.com/wada_ama?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@wada_ama</a> […]

Scott Morrison to become Australia’s next PM, Turnbull vows to resign ‘not before too long’

After the newly elected leader of the Liberal Party Scott Morrison was picked to become Australia’s new prime minister, deposed Malcolm Turnbull noted that he would be leaving politics “not before too long.” Once he resigns, his Sydney mandate would be up for grabs, which could see the ruling coalition lose its one-seat majority in […]

EPA docs don’t show any scientific evidence for Scott Pruitt’s climate claims

Enlarge / Scott Pruitt during his confirmation hearings. (credit: Aaron P. Bernstein / Getty Images) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has not been able to offer any scientific evidence for statements made by the agency’s former Administrator Scott Pruitt when he went on CNBC in March 2017 and said that carbon dioxide was not known to […]

Trump tweet: EPA head Scott Pruitt is resigning

Enlarge / Former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt. (credit: Getty Images) On Thursday, President Trump tweeted that Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt had submitted his resignation. Pruitt had been considered among the most loyal of Trump’s appointees, but the former Oklahoma Attorney General made headlines over the past several months with […]

Democrats want an investigation into Scott Pruitt’s ‘secret calendars’

Mark Wilson/Getty Images Democrats have asked the EPA’s inspector general to investigate Scott Pruitt’s office for creating “secret calendars” that allegedly concealed events and meetings. The lawmakers want to probe whether the scrubbing of information from calendars violated federal records-keeping laws. WASHINGTON — Democratic lawmakers are pushing the inspector general’s office to investigate whether Environmental […]