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CP | Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

MALMO, Sweden - There is hope for next year's team, but that didn't make it easier for the Canadian players that left the world junior championship wi...

Sunday Roundup: The Week of Smackdowns

Danielle Crittenden | Posted 03.08.2012 | Canada
Danielle Crittenden

First, Canada was smacked down by Russia in the world junior semi-finals; for the first time since 2001, Canada would not play for the gold. Then we had a big smackdown in the blog rail between Vancouver doctor Reka Gustafson and contributor Miranda Frum over whether taxpayers should be paying for crack pipes. Just as the -- what? dust? powder? -- from that was settling, another smackdown started up when Kathryn Marshall of Ethical Oil accused environmental groups of receiving foreign backing to lobby against the Northern Gateway project, upon which hearings will begin this coming week. To which Rick Smith of Environmental Defence Canada replied, essentially, so what? So as you return to work, remember that things could be worse. Even in January. Even in January in Canada. You could be in Mexico...

Canada's Comeback Falls Short Against Russia

CP | Posted 03.04.2012 | Canada

Canada started its furious comeback too late, and for the first time in over a decade the junior hockey power will not play for the gold medal. The...