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Catering CEO, Desmond Hague, resigns amid allegations of animal abuse in B.C.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - A man alleged to have abused a dog while being video taped in a Vancouver hotel elevator has resigned from his post as CEO of a high-profi...

Face-saving compromise may be on way for tight-fisted NATO allies

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Politics

LONDON, England - A face-saving compromise may be on the way for reluctant allies, including Canada, who are unwilling to boost defence spending to me...

Edmonton woman is identified as victim in B.C. plane crash

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia

CRESTON, B.C. - A woman who died in a plane crash north of Creston, B.C., was a resident of Edmonton.Forty-eight-year-old Jane Lavallee was a passenge...

'Guardians of the Galaxy' boosts slumping summer box office as highest-grossing film this year

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Business

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - "Guardians of the Galaxy" closed out the summer movie season with a first-place finish.Marvel's Disney-distributed space adventu...

Toronto FC players say speculation over Defoe's future is just part of game

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Sports
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TORONTO - Senior Toronto FC players say the speculation about star striker Jermain Defoe's future is just part of the game."This is football," midfiel...

New charges against Justin Bieber the latest in a line of legal woes

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Justin Bieber's arrest in Ontario on charges of dangerous driving and assault is the latest in a series of run-ins with the law for the Cana...

Green preschools teach kids composting, recycling while getting back to nature

CP | Kristi Eaton, The Associated Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Style
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OKLAHOMA CITY - Three-year-old Clara Centola seems unconcerned by the adults around her as she works at a mini-kitchen, deciding which cloth-toy fruit...

Former teammates at B.C. school 'flabbergasted' of reports man joined terrorists

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Politics

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - One of two brothers from Calgary who reportedly travelled overseas to join a terrorist group in Syria was a quiet but social young ma...

Alberta funding reviews for disabled unfair and faulty: New Democrats

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's New Democrats say government funding assessments for people with disabilities are needless and harmful.The province introduced a ...

Former Bombers QB Max Hall arrested near Phoenix on drug, shoplifting charges

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Sports
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WINNIPEG - Former NFL and Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Max Hall was arrested last week in his home state of Arizona on suspicion of shoplifting a...

Resolute Forest Products closing Laurentide paper mill in Shawinigan, Que.

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Resolute Forest Products says competition from a government-subsidized mill in Nova Scotia, higher operating costs and falling demand have ...

Jets agree to terms with first-round pick Ehlers on entry-level contract

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Sports
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WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets have agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract with 2014 first-round pick Nikolaj Ehlers.Ehlers, the ninth ov...

In light of celebrity hacks, how to keep your data secure while backing up to the cloud

CP | Mae Anderson, The Associated Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Style
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NEW YORK, N.Y. - The circulation of nude photographs stolen from celebrities' online accounts has thrown a spotlight on the security of cloud computin...

Detroit Tigers star pitcher Justin Verlander addresses photo hacking investigation

CP | Tom Withers, The Associated Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Sports
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CLEVELAND - Justin Verlander wants to keep his private life just that — private.The Tigers' star pitcher commented for the first time Tuesday after ...

Canadian researchers track 'Angelina effect' on cancer gene screening

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada
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TORONTO - It's being called "the Angelina effect."Angelina Jolie's stunning revelation she had a preventative double mastectomy due to a genetic cance...

Jason Bent, the lone survivor among Toronto FC coaches, stays on under Vanney

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Sports
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TORONTO - Jason Bent has seen too many friends and colleagues pay the price for poor performance on the soccer field.Bent was the last man standing wh...

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Business

Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (15,619.08, down 6.65 points):B2Gold Corp.(TSX:B...

Crescent Point snaps up Lightstream oil and gas assets for $378 million

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Crescent Point Energy Corp. (TSX:CPG) is bulking up its holdings in Saskatchewan and Manitoba through a $378-million deal with Lightstream R...

B.C. coroner identifies Washington state man who died in rock-climbing accident

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KELOWNA, B.C. - A Washington state man has been identified by the BC Coroners Service as the climber who fell to his death while rock climbing on Satu...

Khadr Trying Again To Sue Canada For $20M

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr tries again Wednesday to expand his civil lawsuit against the federal government to include a clai...

Liberals held lead in poll around the time New Brunswick election began

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Politics

FREDERICTON - The Liberal party in New Brunswick held a lead in a public opinion survey conducted around the start of the provincial election campaign...

Exhibit celebrating late British fashion editor Isabella Blow coming to Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Style
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TORONTO - An exhibition celebrating the late British fashion trailblazer who helped launch the career of renowned designer Alexander McQueen is coming...

Canada's quiet presence in U.S. missile defence: untangling fact from fiction

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Politics

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - A surprising thing happens here, in the inner sanctum of the U.S. missile-defence program, when an unidentified objec...

Stocks end mostly lower as energy companies fall and investors await central bank meetings

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Business

U.S. stocks are ending mostly lower as energy companies fall and investors look ahead to central bank meetings later this week.The Dow Jones industria...

Double mastectomies are on the rise but don't boost most women's survival chances, study says

CP | Lindsey Tanner, The Associated Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada
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CHICAGO - Removing both breasts to treat cancer affecting only one side doesn't boost survival chances for most women, compared with surgery that remo...