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Brooke Henderson ended Canada’s lengthy drought on the CP Ladies’s Open on Sunday, firing a final-round 7-under-par 65 to win the nationwide championship by 4 strokes in Regina.

Henderson completed with a 21-under 267 complete, sealing the win with a brief birdie putt on the 18th gap on the Wascana Nation Membership.

American Angel Yin was alone in second place after a 68 and American Jennifer Music (67) was six pictures behind at 15 underneath. Australians Minjee Lee (68) and Su Oh (69) had been seven strokes off the tempo in a fourth-place tie with South Korea’s Amy Yang (68) and American Austin Ernst (69).

The 20-year-old Canadian captured shot a 7-under remaining spherical to win the CP Ladies’s Open. She’s simply the 2nd Canadian to win the event and the primary since Jocelyne Bourassa in 1973 1:31

It was the primary time a Canadian has gained this event since Jocelyne Bourassa took the 1973 occasion — then known as La Canadienne — at Montreal.

Henderson earned $ 337,500 US of the $ 2.25-million purse for her second victory of the season. It was her seventh profession LPGA Tour win, shifting her one behind Sandra Put up’s report for all-time victories by a Canadian.

Aggressive from the beginning

Henderson, who began the day with a one-shot lead, was aggressive from the beginning on an overcast, chilly morning in entrance of a vocal group of adoring supporters.

Displaying a steely focus and no signal of nerves, she discovered the golf green along with her opening drive and cleared a greenside bunker along with her second shot, sticking the ball 12 ft from the pin.

Henderson is likely one of the largest hitters on the Tour however her quick recreation will be inconsistent at instances. The 20-year-old from Smiths Falls, Ont., set the early tone by sinking the birdie putt for a two-shot lead.

She gave the stroke again on the second gap after her drive discovered the tough. A line of fairway-hugging timber pressured her to chip out on the golf green and Henderson would accept bogey.

Again-to-back pars adopted, permitting Oh to briefly pull even with the Canadian. Nonetheless, Oh missed a 10-foot par putt on the fifth gap and Henderson drained a 25-footer for birdie to regain the lead.

Eighth-hole birdie creates separation

After a birdie-bogey run, Henderson confirmed her kind on the par-Three, 206-yard eighth gap. With a difficult pin placement, she elevated her tee shot completely to clear a greenside ridge and bunker to depart herself an 18-foot putt.

She hit the birdie to maneuver to 16-under for a three-shot cushion on Oh and defending champion Sung Hyun Park of South Korea.

Henderson shot a 7-under 65 on Sunday to seal the win on dwelling soil in Regina. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press)

Henderson was taking part in to win and to not simply hold on.

A gradual rain began to fall as the previous few teams made the flip. A number of the Tour’s largest names had been chasing Henderson however nobody may get scorching sufficient on the again 9 to get shut.

Yin hovered a couple of pictures again however Henderson would not budge.

Making it look simple

The Canadian was making nearly each shot look simple. The greens softened up a contact and Henderson was going for the pins. Strategy pictures had been normally in tight and the putter was working.

Yin rolled in her third straight birdie on No. 15, and Henderson answered by knocking in her fourth birdie putt in a row to maintain her three-shot lead.

She maintained that cushion by way of the 17th gap, permitting her to totally benefit from the second on No. 18 because the packed gallery roared throughout her stroll up the golf green.

After a wonderful drive, Henderson’s strategy shot from 69 yards out cozied as much as the opening. She tapped within the quick putt and the celebration was on.

Park (71), who completed at 13 underneath, will retain her No. 1 place on the planet rankings for one more week. She was tied with three-time CP Ladies’s Open champion Lydia Ko (69) and a number of other others.

American Mo Martin was one other shot again at 12 underneath after firing a course-record 62.

Hamilton’s Alena Sharp (71) was at 6 underneath, two pictures forward of Quebec Metropolis’s Anne-Catherine Tanguay (73).

The 2019 CP Ladies’s Open might be held on the Magna Golf Membership in Aurora, Ont.

Montreal has laid out plans to push for a federal ban on handguns, citing 4 situations of gun violence that traumatized Quebecers over the previous 30 years.

The movement, which can be debated at metropolis corridor subsequent Monday, says Montreal must demand Ottawa ramp up the restrictions in its Invoice C-71, tabled final March, by prohibiting civilians from possessing assault rifles and handguns.

It additionally asks that the federal authorities improve its rules surrounding all firearms in order that “people who’re clearly in danger” aren’t in a position to personal them. 

The movement was offered by Alex Norris, the chair of town’s public safety committee, and seconded by Nathalie Goulet, the manager committee member accountable for public safety — each members of Mayor Valérie Plante’s celebration.

“We do not see any cause for personal people to be licensed to personal such weapons,” Norris informed CBC Information. “These are weapons which are principally designed to kill folks.”

The movement cites the Polytechnique bloodbath of 1989, the 1992 Concordia College bloodbath, the taking pictures at Dawson School in 2006 and the Quebec Metropolis mosque taking pictures in 2017.

Fourteen ladies had been killed at École Polytechnique in 1989. The occasion is remembered yearly in Montreal on December 6. (Ryan Remiorz/Canadian Press)

Talking in Val-d’Or, Que., Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stated there are extra discussions available round his authorities’s proposed gun laws.

“We’re going to hear very attentively to, clearly, what town council in Toronto has carried out, [and] what Montreal may do subsequent,” he stated.

“We perceive that one of many elementary duties of any authorities is to maintain its residents secure,” Trudeau stated.

Montreal’s movement builds on one put ahead by Toronto metropolis council final month. 

That movement urged the federal authorities to forbid the sale of handguns in Toronto, and for Ontario to outlaw the sale of handgun ammunition within the metropolis, as effectively. 

First Nations leaders and their proxies will vote for a second time Wednesday in Vancouver for who they wish to see because the nationwide chief of the Meeting of First Nations.

The primary spherical of election outcomes put incumbent Perry Bellegarde within the lead, however with out the required 60 per cent to safe a win. The outcomes are:

  • Perry Bellegarde — 286
  • Sheila North — 106
  • Miles Richardson — 87
  • Russ Diabo — 40
  • Kathryn Whitecloud — 19

A complete of 538 eligible voters solid ballots within the voting that started at 9 a.m. native time. 4 candidates stay within the election to lead the nation’s most outstanding First Nation group for the following three years.  Kathryn Whitecloud, the candidate who secured the fewest votes is not going to be on the second poll.

Polls will shut on the second spherical of votes at four p.m. PT.

Candidate raises “political interference” considerations

Because the voting occurred, candidate Russ Diabo, a coverage analyst from Kahnawake in Quebec, accused Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett of “political interference” Wednesday after she met with a bunch of chiefs on voting day. 

 “That is the primary time I’ve seen a minister are available to affect chiefs on voting day,” mentioned Diabo. “I see that as political interference.”

Bennett’s workplace was not instantly out there for remark.

Chiefs or their proxies are casting ballots for one in every of 5 candidates vying to guide the nation’s most outstanding First Nation group for the following three years.

The AFN will elect a nationwide chief at present. Here is what you must know concerning the candidates, the election course of and this 12 months’s election points. 2:34

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B.C has the biggest contingent of chiefs, with 155 registered to vote, and so they may show decisive in electing the winner, in response to knowledge launched Tuesday night.

Ontario has the second-largest block of chiefs current in Vancouver with 120 chiefs and proxies registered to vote.

The chiefs heard remaining pitches from every of the 5 candidates Tuesday who outlined their marketing campaign platforms in hopes of swaying the undecided.

Perry Bellegarde, the incumbent nationwide chief, defended his report as his opponents keyed on the theme that the AFN had misplaced its manner.

Sheila North, grand chief of Keewatinowi Okimakanak in Manitoba, is operating to grow to be the primary girl to guide the AFN. (Chantelle Bellrichard/CBC)

“We’d like a nationwide chief who can sit on the desk with Liberals with out changing into one,” mentioned candidate Sheila North, a grand chief from Manitoba, throughout her speech Tuesday.

Russ Diabo, a coverage analyst for Kahnawake in Quebec, is operating for the management of the Meeting of First Nations.

Russ Diabo of Kahnawake in Quebec, mentioned the group had “strayed” from its rules and is now Ottawa’s “cheerleader.”

Miles Richardson, former president of the Council of the Haida Nation, is the one candidate from B.C. operating for the place of nationwide chief.

Miles Richardson, the previous president of the Haida Nation, heads into voting day with a lot of endorsements, together with these from three former AFN nationwide chiefs.

Richardson mentioned his expertise reaching recognition of the Haida Nation’s proper to rule its personal territory makes him nicely ready to guide the AFN and power the federal government to acknowledge the identical for different First Nations.

Katherine Whitecloud is a former Manitoba regional chief of the Meeting of First Nations now looking for the highest job. (CBC)

Katherine Whitecloud, a former AFN regional chief from Manitoba, mentioned the AFN wanted to return to its conventional methods and focus its work on what’s greatest for the approaching generations. 

The AFN represents over 600 First Nations throughout the nation. It was based in 1982 and constructed on its predecessor, the Nationwide Indian Brotherhood.