Injuries forcing Riders to be creative with roster make-up

Montreal Alouettes' Mike Jones (8) tackles Saskatchewan Roughriders' Mitchell Picton during first half CFL football action in Montreal, Thursday, June, 23, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes Montreal Alouettes' Mike Jones (8) tackles Saskatchewan Roughriders' Mitchell Picton during first half CFL football action in Montreal, Thursday, June, 23, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

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Russia seemingly struggles to replenish its troops in Ukraine

As Russia continues to suffer losses in its invasion of Ukraine, now nearing its sixth month, the Kremlin has refused to announce a full-blown mobilization — a move that could be very unpopular for President Vladimir Putin. That has led instead to a covert recruitment effort that includes using prisoners to make up the manpower shortage.

Dutch farmer protests and what's happening in Canada, explained

The ongoing protests in the Netherlands, by farmers opposed to their government’s plan to slash nitrogen oxide emissions by 50 per cent by 2030, have drawn attention to Canadian farmers’ concerns over an emissions reduction target set by the Canadian government. But the policies set out by the Dutch government and the Canadian government are fundamentally different, experts say.