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Henrik Lundqvist gets hit with puck in the throat

CBC | Posted 01.31.2015 | Canada Sports

Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist escaped a serious injury after a scary and bizarre play Saturday night against the Carolina Hurricanes. With heavy tr...

B.C. orcas rare beach rubbing behaviour caught on video

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An amateur videographer has captured rare footage of northern resident orcas rubbing themselves at a beach in B.C.'s Discovery Islands near Cam...

Muslims rally against extremism at city hall

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Muslim leaders spoke out against extremism on Saturday during a rally at Toronto City Hall.  The group Canadian Muslims For Peace say they are horri...

Lindsay Buziak's family looking for answers 7 years later

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It’s been seven years since she was brutally murdered, and despite the passage of time, Jeff Buziak’s voice still shakes a little when he talks a...

Pat Quinn's family and childhood friends remember him at Hamilton memorial

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Family members, childhood neighbours and friends honoured one of Hamilton's favourite sons, Pat Quinn, Saturday with a special mass at St. Eugene...

Smidgie, dog stolen along with truck, reunited with owner

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A Brampton, Ont. man has been reunited with his dog after it disappeared — along with his truck — on Friday.  Smidgie, a seven-year-old Corgi, w...

Nova Scotia bracing for large snowfall Monday

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A nor'easter set to hit Nova Scotia on Monday is expected to bring as much as 50 centimetres of snow with blizzard–like conditions due to high...

Thomas Merton: 3 facts about the revered monk

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Events are planned around the world, including Vancouver, to celebrate the 100th anniversary the late monk Thomas Merton's birthday on Jan. 31. ...

Snow storm headed for southern Ontario

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Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Toronto as a storm over Colorado heads for southern Ontario.  The storm is expected to...

Christianne Boudreau says Bill C-51 is reactive, not enough

CBC | Posted 01.31.2015 | Canada
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The mother of a Calgary man who died in Syria fighting with ISIS says the federal government's new anti-terrorism takes the wrong approach and sa...

Poseidon Princess sinks, four rescued off southwest N.S.

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Four people are being treated in hospital after a ship capsized off the coast of southwest Nova Scotia early Saturday morning. The crew of the Poseid...

Freight train partially derails in Richmond Hill

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A train derailment in Richmond Hill has closed Elgin Mills East Road between Yonge Street and Newkirk Road.  Two cars on a southbound CN Rail train ...

Mother swept away in Puntledge River near Courtenay, B.C., dies

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A 26-year-old Comox Valley woman who was swept away in the waters of Puntledge River near downtown Courtenay, B.C., on Friday afternoon has died. Po...

Justin Kripps, Bryan Barnett crack top-10 for Canada in World Cup bobsleigh

CBC | Posted 01.31.2015 | Canada Sports

Canada’s Justin Kripps and Bryan Barnett overcame another slow start to record a 10th-place finish in a two-man bobsled World Cup race on Saturday i...

Stabbing near Dixon and Kipling

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A man in his 50s is recovering in hospital this afternoon after he was stabbed with a kitchen knife in the city's west end.  Toronto police say...

NHL: 5 things to know for Saturday

CBC | Posted 01.31.2015 | Canada Sports

The Toronto Maple Leafs carry an eight-game losing streak into Philadelphia while Montreal seeks a fifth straight win, Winnipeg looks to get back on t...

Canada's Alex Gough wins silver in World Cup luge

CBC | Posted 01.31.2015 | Canada Sports

Canadian Alex Gough took second place at a World Cup luge event in Lillehammer, Norway on Saturday. The 27-year-old from Calgary completed the race w...

Ex-sergeant Bob Sherman finds calmer life with his rabbits

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When Bob Sherman retired from a career in policing in Oregon State he moved to Kelowna, B.C. to pursue a quieter life with his rabbits. "When we...

Plateau water main break shuts down 2 thoroughfares

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A water main break is causing traffic troubles in the Plateau-Mont-Royal borough. Water gushed out of a water main early Saturday morning, floodin...

Facebook photo of grocery store clerk walking senior customer home goes viral

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A photo of a Halifax grocery store clerk walking a 72-year-old customer home on icy sidewalks has gone viral. The photo, taken by Terri Bordage Steve...

Men to perform Vagina Monologues-style play in Kamloops

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While the well known play the Vagina Monologues is usually performed by women, a Kamloops interpretation of the show will see a version with a mostly ...

Hamza Chaoui's Islamic community centre won't get permit

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Controversial imam Hamza Chaoui will be denied a permit to establish his Islamic community centre in Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, a borough in Mont...

One dead, one wounded in double shooting; police looking for gunman

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A man in his 30s is dead after a double shooting in Alexandra Park, Toronto Police say. Police are looking for a man who they say shot two men early ...

Winter storm hits Maritimes

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A winter storm is passing through the Maritimes right now and is resulting in disruptions to travel plans. Quite a bit of snow and ice pellets have b...

Snowstorm prompts travel warning in southern New Brunswick

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Police in southern New Brunswick are advising drivers to stay off the roads as the overnight snow storm has caused slippery conditions. The RCMP and ...