Winnipeg defenceman Pionk suspended two games for knee-on-knee hit

Toronto Maple Leafs' Wayne Simmonds (24) is held back by officials as he tries to get to Winnipeg Jets' Logan Stanley (64) during the third period of NHL action in Winnipeg on Sunday December 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Greenslade Toronto Maple Leafs' Wayne Simmonds (24) is held back by officials as he tries to get to Winnipeg Jets' Logan Stanley (64) during the third period of NHL action in Winnipeg on Sunday December 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Greenslade

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2 Canadian citizens killed in Mexico: Global Affairs

Global Affairs Canada confirmed Saturday it is aware of the deaths of two Canadian citizens in Mexico, a day after local officials in the country reported a shooting at a resort near Playa del Carmen that also injured a third individual.

Authorities in Mexico are searching for a suspect who is believed to have shot three Canadians at a hotel near Playa del Carmen, two of whom have died, local officials confirmed, Jan. 21, 2022. (Lucio Hernández Gutiérrez via Twitter)

Wildfire along California's Big Sur forces evacuations

Firefighters on Saturday were battling a wildfire that broke out in the rugged mountains along Big Sur, forcing hundreds of residents on this precarious stretch of the California coast to evacuate and authorities to shut its main roadway.