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Depleted Toronto FC looks to end seven-year winless run against Galaxy

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Home
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TORONTO - It's been more than seven years since Toronto got the better of the Los Angeles Galaxy in MLS play.Toronto has gone 0-4-5 (including 0-3-2 a...

CAS ruling explains why celebrity musician Vanessa-Mae was cleared of Olympic ski race fix

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Home
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LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Pop violinist Vanessa-Mae exploited weak International Ski Federation rules and got help from Alpine race officials "smitten" ...

Canada won't have star rookie Andrew Wiggins on Pan American Games team

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Home
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TORONTO - Three NBA players are on the tryout roster for Canada's men's basketball team for the Pan American Games.But there's no Andrew Wiggins.Antho...

Firefighters battle wildfires near Nanaimo and Sechelt in British Columbia

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia

LADYSMITH, B.C. - Crews are fighting dozens of wildfires as a heat wave scorches British Columbia, including two blazes near the urban centres of Nana...

Fraud case against SNC-Lavalin put off until October

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - The criminal fraud case against engineering giant SNC-Lavalin has been put off until October after the disclosure of additional evidence to...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:ABC's "This Week" — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a Republican presidential candidate; Sens....

Premier Brad Wall says smoke is hampering fighting of Saskatchewan wildfires

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada Politics

Heavy smoke is hampering the fighting of wildfires that are threatening some communities in northern Saskatchewan.Premier Brad Wall said smoke in the ...

From wine ice cream to maple water, here are 5 products from big NYC food show

CP | Candice Choi, The Associated Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada Living
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NEW YORK, N.Y. - Chips made out of broccoli, chickpeas and kale. Wine-spiked ice cream. Popcorn that didn't quite fulfil its destiny.Those were some o...

Police investigating as three adult males found dead in Montreal-area residence

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada Politics

BOUCHERVILLE, Que. - Police are investigating the deaths of three men found in a home set ablaze south of Montreal.Longueuil police said Friday they w...

Paul Bernardo Applies For Day Parole In Toronto; Victims' Families Devastated

CP | Liam Casey, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada

TORONTO - Paul Bernardo has applied for day parole in Toronto.The lawyer for the families of Bernardo's murder victims, 14-year-old Leslie Mahaffy and...

Top French court says surrogate children have right to legal parents, in big turnaround

CP | Philippe Sotto, The Associated Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada Style
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PARIS - France's highest court has granted legal recognition to surrogate children, in a major turnaround that will make their daily lives easier and ...

Southern Railway crews dealing with derailed train in New Westminster

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. - Southern Railway crews are dealing with a derailed train in New Westminster.Police say it happened at around 4:30 a.m. this mo...

Labour Disruption Leads To Cancelled Flights At Pearson

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A number of flights at Toronto Pearson International Airport have been delayed or cancelled today.A spokesperson with the Greater Toronto Ai...

Canadian dollar falls, TSX rises, U.S. stock markets closed for holiday

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar was down slightly as the Toronto stock market edged higher Friday morning.The loonie traded at 79.57 cents US, down 0.14...

Uber suspends lowest-cost service in France after managers charged, Uber drivers attacked

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada Business

PARIS - Uber is suspending its low-cost ride-hailing service in France, hoping to defuse an escalating legal dispute and sometimes-violent tensions wi...

Walmart Canada Launches Online Grocery Delivery Service

CP | David Paddon, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada Business

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Walmart Canada will begin offering a grocery pickup service for the first time at 11 Ottawa-area locations starting next week.The ...

Retirement of St. Louis sparks debate: Is he a Hockey Hall of Famer?

CP | Stephen Whyno, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Home
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Martin St. Louis was a Stanley Cup, Hart and two-time Art Ross Trophy winner, Olympic gold medallist and 1,000-point scorer.The only question that rem...

Insurer Aetna to buy Humana in $35B deal to create 2nd-largest managed-care company

CP | Tom Murphy, The Associated Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada Business

Aetna will spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts ...

Thailand's only known MERS patient declared virus-free

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada
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BANGKOK - A 75-year-old Omani man who became Thailand's only known case of the often-deadly MERS virus was declared free of the illness by the Health ...

Greek Poll Shows 2 Sides Neck And Neck

CP | Elena Becatoros, The Associated Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada Business

ATHENS, Greece - The brief but intense campaign in Greece's critical bailout referendum ends Friday, with simultaneous rallies in Athens supporting "y...

Amnesty: CSIS Reliance On No-Torture 'Assurances' Raises Red Flag

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada Politics

"... always problematic from a human-rights perspective."

Canadian Coins To Pay Special Tribute To 'In Flanders Fields'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada Politics

"It is one of the First World War's most recognized poems and an integral part of Canadian culture."

Six stories in the news today, July 3

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada Politics

Six stories in the news today, July 3 from The Canadian Press:———CSIS RELIED ON "ASSURANCES" NOT TO TORTURENewly released memos show Canada's sp...

A look at some of the mayors leading a 'new way of thinking' in the West

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman calls it "a wave from the West" — a cohort of hip, western big-city mayors who have risen to power on plans t...

Douglas Coupland to use 3D images of Canadians in customized artwork for Simons

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Canadians will be the stars of Douglas Coupland's new art project set to be showcased at fashion retailer Simons.The renowned Vancouver-base...