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Ottawa gunman hit by several volleys from security forces before fatal shot

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The gunman who charged into Parliament after shooting a Canadian Forces reservist was struck by nearly a dozen bullets from security officers...

Ghomeshi taking 'undetermined' time from CBC for 'personal issues': spokesman

CP | Victoria Ahearn, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - "Q" radio host Jian Ghomeshi is taking an "undetermined" amount of time away from the CBC "to deal with some personal issues," a spokesman f...

Students say officials sent strong anti-hazing message by nixing remainder of football season

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Sports
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DOYLESTOWN, Pa. - Students at a suburban Philadelphia high school say officials have sent a strong anti-hazing message by cancelling the rest of the f...

FIFA consultant defends use of artificial turf ahead of Women's World Cup

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Sports
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TORONTO - FIFA has launched the latest salvo in defence of artificial turf at the 2015 Women's World Cup in Canada.In an article on FIFA.com, FIFA con...

As a bad virus reaches the big city, some questions and answers about hazards from Ebola

CP | Mike Stobbe, The Associated Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada
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NEW YORK, N.Y. - Now that a doctor in New York has been diagnosed with Ebola, health officials are once again stressing that the virus poses little ri...

Canada Job Grant applications being accepted from B.C. employers: minister

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The federal employment minister has announced that B.C. businesses can now submit applications for a training program for future workers, ...

Debate on controversial gun bill on hold after Parliament shootout

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - This week's traumatic shootout on Parliament Hill has prompted the Harper government to put off debate on a controversial gun bill.Debate on ...

Once a brawler, Andre (Touchy) Fili now makes fighting his lifestyle

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Sports
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Andre (Touchy) Fili's first outing with Team Alpha Male was a fight followed by a brawl.It was October 2011 and Fili was fighting in Sacramento on a C...

John Tory promises 'fresh new era' at Toronto city hall if he is elected mayor

CP | Paola Loriggio and Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A former CFL chairman and telecommunications executive who left the world of business for politics only to fall flat in both municipal and p...

Whitecaps control their playoff destiny heading into final regular-season game

CP | Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Sports
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VANCOUVER - After fighting for their playoff lives the last month, the Vancouver Whitecaps have one more mountain to climb.Back-to-back road losses ag...

Justice for Tsilhqot'in finally arrives 150 years after war hangings

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. - Grand Chief Ed John was a young lawyer when he spoke more than 30 years ago at the University of Victoria's new law-school build...

From fringe to sporty chic, a look at standout styles from Toronto's Fashion Week

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Style
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TORONTO - Canadian designers unveiled their visions for spring and summer styles at Toronto's World MasterCard Fashion Week, offering a preview of app...

As feds plan new anti-terror laws, some ask why current ones aren't being used

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Conservative government plans to give police and spies new tools to fight terrorism as early as next week.But some point out that anti-te...

28 Kilos Of Cocaine Uncovered At Pearson Airport

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada

TORONTO - The Canada Border Services Agency says 28 kilograms of cocaine was found in a suitcase at Pearson International Airport.The agency says offi...

Legion says it can't move up poppy campaign even as Canadians demand poppies now

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Royal Canadian Legion says Canadians have been clamouring for poppy lapel pins early this year due to the murders of two soldiers this we...

Royals manager Yost moves Cain from centre field to right for Game 3 defence in tricky spot

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Sports
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SAN FRANCISCO - Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain was moved from centre field to right for Game 3 of the World Series to boost defence in one of AT&T Par...

Google exec's supersonic freefall from near-space sets skydiving records, breaks sound barrier

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Business

ROSWELL, N.M. - Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Frid...

Olivia Chow returning to political roots with Toronto mayoral race

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - For Olivia Chow, taking the reins of Canada's most populous city would mark a triumphant return to the halls where she honed her political s...

His Brother's Keeper

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - After years spent aggressively defending Rob Ford in the face of mounting scandal, the troubled Toronto mayor's older brother is painting hi...

Four other Ontario municipal elections to watch

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Politics

The race to replace Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has drawn international attention, but Canada's largest city isn't the only one with a high-profile incumbe...

Ontario municipal elections see big-name mayors step aside or fight for job

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Politics

Ontario voters will cast their ballots next week in dozens of municipal elections that will see several big-name mayors sitting on the sidelines or fi...

Recalls this week: Arctic Cat all-terrain vehicles

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Style
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Certain models of Arctic Cat's all-terrain vehicles are being recalled because a component failure can cause a loss of control.Here is a more detailed...

Toronto FC looks to end disappointing MLS campaign with a win in New England

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Sports
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TORONTO - A season that started with such promise for Toronto FC wraps up Saturday with a whimper rather than a bang.Toronto (11-14-8) visits playoff-...

CSIS Policies Leave Gun-Toting Spies Without Cover: Watchdog

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The national intelligence watchdog has found "serious issues" with the policy that allows Canadian spies to carry guns in overseas hotspots.I...

Gunman Launched Attack With 'John Wayne-Style' Rifle: Expert

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Firearms experts say the Ottawa gunman's choice of a slow-loading, old-time hunting rifle suggests his rampage was either a poorly concocted ...