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Harper's tour of combat operations capped with speech to CF-18 fighter crews

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.03.2015 | Canada Politics

KUWAIT CITY - Stephen Harper capped a whirlwind tour of Canada's combat operations with a speech to the aircrews and maintainers carrying out the bomb...

Four Canadians evacuated from Nepal recuperating together in India

CP | Adam Miller, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.03.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Amid the destruction and recovery efforts in Nepal, four Canadians are taking solace in each other's company after being evacuated from the ...

Vancouver marijuana dispensaries vary on rules for who can buy pot

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.03.2015 | Canada
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VANCOUVER - Don Briere stands behind the counter at Weeds Glass and Gifts in downtown Vancouver, surrounded by shelves of multicoloured pipes and clea...

Shipping container housing to be stacked up in communities across Canada

CP | Cara McKenna, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.03.2015 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - They were once rusting hulks relegated to junkyards.Now shipping containers are being repurposed into stylish homes that developers plan t...

Ontario Progressive Conservatives start voting today for a new leader

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.03.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Members of the Ontario Progressive Conservative party start voting today for a new leader, but the winner won't be known until next Saturday...

Mayweather wins unanimous decision over Pacquiao in the richest fight ever

CP | Tim Dahlberg, The Associated Press | Posted 05.03.2015 | Home
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. - The pressure of a $180 million payday never got to Floyd Mayweather Jr., even if the richest fight ever wasn't the best.Using his re...

Jeff Shattler scores winner, three more, as Roughnecks edge Stealth 14-13

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia

LANGLEY, B.C. - Jeff Shattler scored four goals, including the winner, as the Calgary Roughnecks edged the Vancouver Stealth 14-13 on Saturday night i...

Saturday's Scoreboard

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.03.2015 | Home
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Saturday's GamesNHL playoffsN.Y. Rangers 3 Washington 2(Series tied 1-1)---World Hockey ChampionshipsAt PragueSwitzerland 4 Austria 3Germany 2 France ...

Valeri returns from ACL injury for Portland Timbers in 0-0 draw with Vancouver Whitecaps

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.03.2015 | Home
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PORTLAND, Ore. - As their offensive struggles continue, the Portland Timbers are hoping that the answer to their troubles made his return tonight.Dieg...

Floyd Mayweather uses defence and accuracy to outpoint Manny Pacquiao in richest fight ever

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.03.2015 | Home
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Floyd Mayweather uses defence and accuracy to outpoint Manny Pacquiao in richest fight ever....

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $23-million Lotto 6-49 jackpot

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.03.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - No one has the winning ticket for the $23-million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 6-49 draw.The jackpot for the next draw on May 6 will be...

Paul banks in shot with a second left, Clippers beat Spurs 111-109 in Game 7

CP | Bernie Wilson, The Associated Press | Posted 05.03.2015 | Home
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LOS ANGELES, Calif. - It figured that the most entertaining first-round series in the NBA playoffs would come down to a play involving Chris Paul and ...

Flames upbeat after Game 1 loss to Ducks, staying loose with days off

CP | Dan Greenspan, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.02.2015 | Home
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ANAHEIM, Calif. - Not even soft ice that delayed the start of practice by 20 minutes Saturday could spoil the good mood among the Calgary Flames."Cali...

Christian Covington lone Canadian selected in this year's NFL draft

CP | Dan Ralph, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.02.2015 | Home
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Christian Covington doesn't have to go far to begin his pro football career.The Rice defensive lineman went in the sixth round, No. 216 overall, to th...

Blue Jays keep reigning AL Cy Young winner Kluber winless with 11-4 victory over Indians

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.02.2015 | Home
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CLEVELAND - Corey Kluber's numbers aren't pretty, and he's still winless after six starts this season. Yet after another rough outing, the reigning AL...

Yankees general manager says team doesn't plan to pay bonus to Alex Rodriguez for 660th homer

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.02.2015 | Home
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BOSTON - New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says the team doesn't plan to pay a $6 million bonus to Alex Rodriguez for his 660th home run....

Mining company says workers on strike at facilities in northern Manitoba

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.02.2015 | Canada Business

FLIN FLON, Man. - A mining company says some of its workers in northern Manitoba have gone on strike.Hudbay Minerals Inc. (TSX:HBM), which has operati...

Giovinco's free kick helps Toronto FC win its second straight, 1-0 over Union

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.02.2015 | Home
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CHESTER, Pa. - Sebastian Giovinco is settling into Major League Soccer nicely.Giovinco scored on a free kick in the 34th minute and Toronto FC ended a...

American Pharoah's Kentucky Derby victory gives trainer a win after years of close calls

CP | Beth Harris, The Associated Press | Posted 05.02.2015 | Home
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Three times in seven years, Bob Baffert left the Kentucky Derby empty-handed. Two seconds and a sixth-place finish by the wagering f...

Wiggins arrives home to media throng; life has changed for NBA rookie of year

CP | Lori Ewing, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.02.2015 | Home
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TORONTO - Wearing dark shades and a black hoodie pulled up over his Toronto Blue Jays baseball cap, Andrew Wiggins looked like he was attempting to sl...

Boaters rescued from rushing river during popular Wyoming antler-collecting event

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.02.2015 | Canada Style
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JACKSON, Wyo. - Rangers and law enforcement officers carried out a daring moonlight rescue after a boat full of people capsized in a rushing river and...

Defensive tackle Christian Covington first Canadian taken in NFL draft

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.02.2015 | Home
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Christian Covington is a Houston Texan.Houston selected the defensive tackle from Surrey, B.C., in the sixth round, No, 216 overall, in the NFL draft ...

Teen actress and friend found in Toronto on Saturday: police

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.02.2015 | Canada Politics

Police say a teenage actress and her friend who have been missing for nearly a week were found safe in Toronto on Saturday evening.Fourteen-year-old A...

Honolulu food festival near Waikiki Beach celebrates the wonders of canned meat

CP | Caleb Jones, The Associated Press | Posted 05.02.2015 | Canada Style
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HONOLULU, Hawaii - In Hawaii, Spam rules. No, not the kind that you get in your email, but the kind you eat — or don't eat, as it may be for many ma...

Montreal Canadiens sticking to game plan despite Game 1 loss to Lightning

CP | Kelsey Patterson, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.02.2015 | Home
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MONTREAL - The Canadiens are convinced they have the recipe for success.Montreal may have lost Game 1 of its second round playoff series 2-1 in double...