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Thailand comes up with new strategy to attract tourists with viral 'I Hate Thailand' video

CP | Jocelyn Gecker, The Associated Press | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada Business

BANGKOK - It's been a bad year for tourism in Thailand, and at first glance it looked like a new YouTube video was adding to the misery.The video call...

Today on the Hill: The IMF pronounces on where Canada's economy is headed

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Expect more pronouncements from outside Canada today on where the country's economy is headed.The International Monetary Fund has scheduled a...

Final arguments expected at preliminary hearing in Oland murder case

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada Politics

SAINT JOHN, N.B. - Closing arguments are expected today at a preliminary hearing in New Brunswick for Dennis Oland, who is charged with second-degree ...

Return of the Pilgrims: British businesses make sure Americans gobble it up in style

CP | Danica Kirka, The Associated Press | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada Business

LONDON - Plump turkeys in butcher shop windows. Harvest displays of pumpkin and corn. Sandwich boards describing groaning feasts.Thanksgiving isn't a ...

New research says overhauling Canada's tax system would create fairness

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A new research paper for the C.D. Howe Institute says Canada can help combat rising income inequality by taxing people separately for their p...

Ducks beat Flames at home for 19th straight time, spoil Hiller's homecoming with 3-2 win

CP | Joe Resnick, The Associated Press | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada Sports
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ANAHEIM, Calif. - Forgive the Calgary Flames if they don't look forward to any more trips to Anaheim.The past 19 times they visited, they have left wi...

Inspired by NYC's High Line, plans in the works to create underground park called the Lowline

CP | Verena Dobnik, The Associated Press | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada Style
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NEW YORK, N.Y. - Visitors from around the world are drawn to New York's High Line, the elevated park built on defunct railroad tracks that have been t...

WHL Roundup: Matt Bradley's four points help Tigers rout visiting Giants

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada Alberta

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - Matt Bradley had a goal and three assists in the Medicine Hat Tigers' 6-1 rout of the Vancouver Giants on Tuesday in Western Hoc...

Vancouver Canucks honour Pat Quinn with 2-0 victory over New Jersey Devils

CP | Monte Stewart, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada Sports
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VANCOUVER - Ryan Miller did not know the late Pat Quinn very well, but the Vancouver Canucks goaltender helped honour his memory in a big way Tuesday ...

Tax agency discloses confidential tax info to CBC, blames human error

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The Canada Revenue Agency confirmed late Tuesday that it has accidentally disclosed confidential taxpayer information to the CBC.The agency ...

NHL top goal scorer Seguin nets 2 as Stars stretch Oilers' skid to 7 with 3-2 victory

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada Sports
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DALLAS - Tyler Seguin scored twice to extend his NHL-leading goal total, yet he was overshadowed by rookie defenceman John Klingberg.The two combined ...

Group wants end to mandatory medical tests for drivers over age of 75

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - A group pushing for an end to mandatory medical tests for drivers over 75 says it has reason to hope after a meeting with Alberta's new tra...

Senators score 2 goals in 3rd period, then beat Blues 3-2 in shootout

CP | Nate Latsch, The Associated Press | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada Sports
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ST. LOUIS - Bobby Ryan just missed scoring the winning goal in overtime. Given another chance in the shootout, Ryan came through for the Ottawa Senato...

Former NHL player, coach Murray Oliver dies at 77

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada Sports
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MINNEAPOLIS - Murray Oliver, a five-time All-Star who briefly coached the Minnesota North Stars, has died from a heart attack. He was 77.Oliver, who d...

Kane scores 2 power-play goals, Jets beat host Blue Jackets 4-2

CP | Robert Denhard, The Associated Press | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada Sports
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COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Winnipeg Jets' power play finally produced, and rookie goalie Michael Hutchinson made the offence stand up against the slumping C...

Alberta premier allows free vote for bill on straight-gay alliances

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says he will allow his caucus members to vote their conscience on a bill directing schools to allow gay-straig...

Premiers of Nova Scotia, Alberta, sign deals to improve apprentice mobility

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - The premiers of Alberta and Nova Scotia have signed agreements related to apprenticeships.Premier Jim Prentice and N.S. Premier Stephen McN...

B.C. government gives environmental green light to three LNG projects

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada Business

VICTORIA - Three proposed multibillion-dollar liquefied natural gas projects in northern B.C. have been awarded the environmental green light by the p...

U.S. Attempts To Apply 'Buy America' Provisions In Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada Business

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. - The new Prince Rupert ferry terminal on British Columbia's West Coast can only be built with U.S. iron and steel products under ...

B.C. Physio Convicted Of Sexually Assaulting 8 Women

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

DUNCAN, B.C. - A physiotherapist from central Vancouver Island's Cowichan Valley has been convicted of sexually assaulting eight women.Campbell Cricht...

5 survivors of air crash in N.W.T. say thanks to rescuers, first responders

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada Politics

FORT SIMPSON, N.W.T. - Five people who survived a plane crash in the Northwest Territories have made their first public statements.Doris Erasmus, Ronn...

Culture and sport team up to present Canadian hockey sweater story

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada Sports
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SASKATOON - An iconic Canadian story about a boy and his hockey uniform is bringing together a junior sports team and a symphony orchestra.A musical a...

Canadian Pro-Ferguson Rally Organizers Accused Of Being 'Pro-Segregation'

CP | By Abdul Latheef, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Thousands braved freezing temperatures in Toronto on Tuesday night to hold a vigil for Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager slain by a w...

B.C. antiques dealer admits smuggling rhino horns, elephant ivory into Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - A Vancouver-area antiques dealer has pleaded guilty in an American court to attempting to import endangered rhinoceros horns into Canada i...

B.C. Auditor General considers probe of health firings

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's auditor general is considering launching a second review of the firings of eight health researchers after a former deput...