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Blue Bombers QB Drew Willy leaves game against Tiger-Cats with injury

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2015 | Home
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WINNIPEG - Drew Willy has left the Winnipeg Blue Bombers game against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Thursday with an apparent head injury.The Bombers qua...

Anaheim Ducks sign new defenceman Kevin Bieksa to 2-year contract extension through 2018

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.02.2015 | Home
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ANAHEIM, Calif. - Defenceman Kevin Bieksa has agreed to a two-year, $8 million contract extension through 2018 with the Anaheim Ducks.The Ducks announ...

Wildfire forces B.C. mayor to issue evacuation order for oil and gas facility

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

FORT NELSON, B.C. - A municipality in northeastern British Columbia has declared a local state of emergency and issued an evacuation order for an oil ...

3 Colorado World War II POWs get their military medals 70 years after liberation

CP | Dan Elliott, The Associated Press | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada Style
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LAKEWOOD, Colo. - Stooped with age but still smiling and joking, three Colorado veterans who were taken prisoner by the German military in World War I...

Former Calgary police chief says he doesn't understand need for ASIRT probe

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Calgary's former police chief says he can't understand why Alberta government investigators are looking into conflict-of-interest allegation...

Gene therapy for cystic fibrosis promising for some patients but not yet ready for wide use

CP | Maria Cheng, The Associated Press | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada
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LONDON - Doctors who gave children with cystic fibrosis a replacement copy of a defective gene say it appeared to slow the expected decline of some pa...

Police searching for driver two days after truck lands in B.C. river

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

HOUSTON, B.C. - Police and search and rescue volunteers are continuing to look for a man two days after his truck was found in a British Columbia rive...

Harper Playing Politics With Infrastructure Cash: Liberal MP

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada Politics

About 92 per cent of the $10-billion provincial-territorial stream of the New Building Canada Fund remains unspent.

Whitecaps goalkeeper David Ousted named MLS player of the month for June

CP | Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2015 | Home
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VANCOUVER - Vancouver Whitecaps goalkeeper David Ousted as been named Major League Soccer's player of the month for June.The 30-year-old helped guide ...

'Mr. Game 7' Justin Williams joins Capitals, who have struggled in Game 7

CP | Stephen Whyno, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2015 | Home
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When Justin Williams wasn't sure where he'd be playing next season, his six-year-old son Jaxon was already suggesting Alex Ovechkin's Washington Capit...

Germany resists debt relief for Greece, but benefited from such a plan after WWII

CP | Pan Pylas And David McHugh, The Associated Press | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada Business

LONDON - Forgiving debt, if done right, can get an economy back on its feet.The International Monetary Fund certainly thinks so, according to a new re...

Drunk Passenger Charged With Assaulting Flight Attendant

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A drunk and violent passenger had to be held back so the plane could land safely, according to the crew.

Demand for trucks helps new vehicle sales climb 1.2 per cent in June from a year ago

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - DesRosiers Automotive Consultants says sales of new vehicles edged 1.2 per cent higher last month compared with a year ago, making it the be...

US judge awards $134M in lawsuit against Omar Khadr

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada Politics

SALT LAKE CITY - A U.S. judge has granted $134.2 million in damages to the widow of an American soldier killed in Afghanistan and another soldier part...

Pricey NYC restaurant Per Se settles complaint that it added banquet charge, stiffed waiters

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada Style
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NEW YORK, N.Y. - One of New York City's most expensive restaurants agreed to settle a complaint that it added a 20 per cent charge for banquets and di...

Corporate Calgary Cuts Support For Stampede Amid Oil Gloom

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada Alberta

"Party like it's 2014!"

Pet care in a click: Online services link pet owners with animal-loving sitters

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada Style
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TORONTO - Emilie Boyer doesn't have a dog, but spending time with cocker spaniel Ralph more than makes up for it — and the boost to her bank account...

Resolute given one-year extension to regain FSC certification on Quebec land

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Resolute Forest Products has received a one-year extension to secure confirmation from an independent auditor that it is using responsible ...

Award-winner Jeffrey Alford describes life in remote Thai village in new book

CP | Lois Abraham, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada Style
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TORONTO - Depression and anxiety drove award-winning cookbook author and photographer Jeffrey Alford to Thailand from Toronto.He and then-wife Naomi D...

Five things to know about threats to flights. What are the consequences?

CP | Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The past week has seen several threats made against Canadian airliners. The disruptions to four WestJet flights and one Air Canada plane lef...

In Tech: Lifetime makes movies available online, Sprint's new price plans brings back the old

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada Business

Fans of Lifetime's melodramatic movies can now see them for $4 a month — without subscribing to cable.Lifetime's online video service is the latest ...

Alouettes to use rookie QBs Bridge, Cato against Grey Cup champions

CP | Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2015 | Home
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MONTREAL - It could be that coach Tom Higgins was having some fun with his dire quarterback situation by not announcing which rookie, Brandon Bridge o...

Toronto FC defender Damien Perquis fined for second straight week

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2015 | Home
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TORONTO - For the second week in a row, Toronto FC defender Damien Perquis has run afoul of the MLS disciplinary committee.The Polish international ha...

Health Tip: Help Curb Sleep Talking

CP | HealthDay | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada
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(HealthDay News) -- Talking in your sleep may not be dangerous or require treatment, but it can keep your partner awake.If you talk during sleep, the ...

Canadian Ryder Hesjedal optimistic going into seventh Tour de France

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2015 | Home
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TORONTO - Coming off a fifth-place finish at the Giro D'Italia, Canadian Ryder Hesjedal embarks on his seventh Tour de France campaign Saturday.And th...