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Playoff series turns nasty between Calgary Flames, Vancouver Canucks

CP | Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2015 | Home
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CALGARY - The Calgary Flames won games this season because they were fast and fit. They're now playing meaner given the ornery turn in their playoff s...

NHL fines Flames coach Hartley for incident in playoff loss to Vancouver

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2015 | Home
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NEW YORK, N.Y. - The NHL fined Calgary head coach Bob Hartley US$50,000 on Saturday for his responsibility in an incident late in the Flames' playoff ...

Former Sabre Mitchell revels in playoff experience with his hometown Canadiens

CP | Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2015 | Home
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BROSSARD, Que. - A year ago when he was with the Buffalo Sabres, Torrey Mitchell sat in the seats with the roaring, chanting Bell Centre crowd to watc...

With pressure to get back, Jets' Perreault making progress to return from injury

CP | Stephen Whyno, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2015 | Home
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ANAHEIM, Calif. - With the playoffs underway, the pressure is on for Mathieu Perreault to get back into the Winnipeg Jets' lineup."I feel like I can h...

Brad Wall says prayer will remain a part of Saskatchewan legislature sittings

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada Politics

REGINA - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says the opening prayer at the province's legislature will remain despite a recent Supreme Court ruling.Wall s...

Canadian women defeat Russia in World Sevens Series rugby stop in B.C.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2015 | Home
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LANGFORD, B.C. - Canada defeated Russia 26-15 on Saturday to open the Canadian stop on World Rugby's Women's Sevens Series on a winning note.Britt Ben...

Abanda wins singles match to give Canada opening Fed Cup match against Romania

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2015 | Home
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MONTREAL - Montreal's Francoise Abanda gave Canada the opening match of its Fed Cup tie with Romania on Saturday.The 18-year-old Montreal native defea...

Fox hires Pete Rose as special guest analyst; hits leader waiting for reinstatement ruling

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.18.2015 | Home
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NEW YORK, N.Y. - Pete Rose is getting closer to the game as he awaits a ruling on his reinstatement request.Fox Sports said Saturday that it was hirin...

Donaldson's homer rallies Toronto Blue Jays to 6-5 home win over Atlanta Braves

CP | Melissa Couto, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2015 | Home
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TORONTO - Josh Donaldson doesn't care where he hits in the lineup.But batting in the two-hole certainly comes with its advantages."It's just a positio...

Canadian actor Jonathan Crombie dies of brain hemorrhage at age 48

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada Politics

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Canadian actor Jonathan Crombie, best known for his role on the Anne of Green Gables movies, has died at the age of 48.Anne of Green ...

New Westminster police investigate stabbing near SkyTrain station

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. - Four suspects are in custody after a stabbing in New Westminster early Saturday.Police responded at about 12:30 a.m. to report...

Police seek help from online geo-tagging gamers in Burnaby homicide

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia

BURNABY, B.C. - Police are asking members of an online geo-tagging game community to help with their investigation of a homicide in Burnaby, B.C.The I...

Toronto Raptors Fall To Washington Wizards In First Game Of Playoffs

CP | Lori Ewing, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada

TORONTO - Masai Ujiri cursed him, Toronto Raptors fans jeered him. And Paul Pierce simply soaked it all in and drew strength from it. He loved it.The ...

Police investigating Friday night gunfire in Surrey after a spate of shootings

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - Police are investigating more gunfire in Surrey, B.C., amid a recent spate of shootings in the city east of Vancouver.Surrey RCMP say t...

Kings star Jarret Stoll released bond after drug arrest in Las Vegas

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.18.2015 | Home
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Los Angeles Kings centre Jarret Stoll was released from jail Friday night after his arrest for suspected cocaine possession at a Las...

NDP to introduce motion to reopen Kitsilano Coast Guard in Vancouver

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - NDP leader Tom Mulcair says his party will introduce a motion in Parliament this week demanding the Conservative government reopen the Kit...

TSB investigators assessing CN train derailment in New Brunswick

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada Politics

EDMUNDSTON, N.B. - Investigators from the Transportation Safety Board are at the scene of a CN train derailment in New Brunswick.Agency spokeswoman Ro...

Raptors GM Uses Expletive Prior To Playoff Opener (Again)

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada

TORONTO - Masai Ujiri was at it again Saturday.The Toronto GM used an expletive when addressing fans talking about Washington forward Paul Pierce prio...

Lawrence Cannon denies he will run for the Conservatives in federal election

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Canada's ambassador to France Lawrence Cannon has denied the reports that he will return to Quebec to run as a Conservative party candidate...

Braves' Freeman hopes to honour late Canadian mother by wearing Maple Leaf

CP | Melissa Couto, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2015 | Home
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TORONTO - Freddie Freeman will be taking some time to look around downtown Toronto before the Atlanta Braves play the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre on Su...

Playoff rookies excelling early in first-round series for Jets against Ducks

CP | Stephen Whyno, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2015 | Home
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ANAHEIM, Calif. - Paul Maurice is ready to stop talking about the Winnipeg Jets' lack of post-season experience. It helps that playoff newcomers have ...

Things to Know: More schools offer breakfast in classroom to fight hunger, improve learning

CP | Christine Armario, The Associated Press | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada Style
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LOS ANGELES, Calif. - When the school bell rings, children file into classrooms and open their textbooks. Increasingly, they're also eating a bowl of ...

New England's snowy winter delays gardening season and damages trees, shrubs

CP | Lisa Rathke, The Associated Press | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada Style
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MONTPELIER, Vt. - The historic barrage of snow and cold in New England this winter has pushed back the gardening season and left behind damaged bushes...

Son: Michigan billionaire philanthropist, shopping mall developer A. Alfred Taubman dies

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada Business

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. - A. Alfred Taubman, the self-made Michigan billionaire whose philanthropy and business success — including weaving the encl...

School districts, parents at odds over serving breakfast in classrooms to all children

CP | Christine Armario, The Associated Press | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada Style
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LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The number of breakfasts served in the nation's schools has doubled in the last two decades, a surge driven largely by a change ...