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Canadian tourism industry wants to direct more marketing money to the U.S.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - Canada is redirecting its tourism focus towards the United States 14 years after 9/11 chilled American travel northward.Tourism Minister M...

First human studies promising for made-in-Canada Ebola vaccine

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada
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TORONTO - The first human trials of a designed-in-Canada Ebola vaccine suggest it is safe and triggers a rapid immune response, studies published Wedn...

Kenney blames briefing error for slip-up over smart bombs in Syrian skies

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Defence Minister Jason Kenney delivered a mea culpa Wednesday for his erroneous claims that Canada was the only nation outside of the United ...

Shots fired from one vehicle at another as cars rolled down Surrey, B.C., street

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - Police are investigating after witnesses reported that a man in one vehicle was firing shots at another vehicle while both were rolling...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper to make announcement in northern New Brunswick

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Politics

MIRAMICHI, N.B. - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is scheduled to make an announcement in northern New Brunswick on Thursday.Harper will be in Miramichi...

TransCanada ditching idea of building oil port in Quebec: published report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - A published report says TransCanada Corp. has ditched plans to build an oil port in Quebec as part of its Energy East project.Montreal La P...

Person with knowledge of deal: Kings to make Sim Bhullar NBA's 1st player of Indian descent

CP | Antonio Gonzalez, The Associated Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Sports
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Sim Bhullar and the Sacramento Kings are about to make NBA history.The Kings are signing Bhullar to a 10-day contract that will make him the league's ...

Dog that was struck by car, clubbed, left for dead recovering with help from vets, Samaritans

CP | Nicholas K. Geranios, The Associated Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Style
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SPOKANE, Wash. - The stray dog was hit by a car, clubbed in the head and left for dead in a ditch in Washington state. Days later, the 1-year-old bull...

Doctors blame man's kidney failure on his drinking gallon of iced tea every day

CP | Mike Stobbe, The Associated Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Style
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NEW YORK, N.Y. - Doctors traced an Arkansas man's kidney failure to an unusual cause — his habit of drinking a gallon of iced tea each day.They rule...

Jets defenceman Byfuglien facing suspension after cross-check on Rangers Miller

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Sports
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The Winnipeg Jets may be without defenceman Dustin Byfuglien for key games in their drive for the playoffs.Byfuglien is facing a suspension of up to f...

Rookie French defender Clement Simonin rising fast in Toronto FC ranks

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Sports
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TORONTO - Clement Simonin's parents were up until 3 a.m. in France on the weekend, scouring Twitter for updates on their son's debut outing with Toron...

Manitoba minister vows end to hotels for children in care after teen assaulted

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Manitoba's family services minister is promising to end the practice of putting children in government care in hotels after the serious ass...

Ex-Tory MP Takes Aim At Evolution

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A longtime Conservative MP who quit the party in order to better defend his religious beliefs says scientists are being gagged by the "false"...

Oil scion Andrew Getty, who was found dead at home, noted serious health issue in court filing

CP | Tami Abdollah And Andrew Dalton, The Associated Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Business

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Andrew Getty, among the heirs in a family whose name is synonymous with elite American wealth, said in a court filing before he ...

Cara Operations prices shares at $23 in IPO, raises $200M to repay debt

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Cara Operations Ltd. (TSX:CAO) said it has signed a deal to sell 8.7 million subordinate voting shares at a price of $23 per share as part o...

Private zoo removing animals after Alberta government orders improvements

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Alberta

THREE HILLS, Alta. - A private zoo in central Alberta is getting rid of all its wildlife and licensed animals.A phone greeting at Guzoo says the gover...

Resident at care home allegedly died after eating laundry detergent pods: NDP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Politics

REGINA - Saskatchewan's Opposition leader continues to call for improvements in seniors care after he says a man at a Moose Jaw facility died from eat...

Feds Bust Canada-Wide Human-Smuggling, Prostitution Ring

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The RCMP says it has broken up a Canada-wide prostitution ring that allegedly smuggled as many as 500 Asian women into the country over an ...

March auto sales up 1.9 per cent from year ago mark, DesRosiers reports

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Sales of new cars and light trucks were up 1.9 per cent last month compared with a year ago to make it the all-time best March for automaker...

Tory Senator: Auditor Expects Me To Eat 'Cold Camembert'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A Conservative senator is miffed that she's being asked to justify claiming a meal expense while travelling when she could have eaten a free ...

B.C. Home Where Dad Killed 3 Kids Finally Torn Down

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Allan Schoenborn stabbed his daughter and smothered his sons at the home in April 2008.

Nova Scotia spends another $2 million of $13 million promised for ferry

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Politics

HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia government has spent another $2 million of the $13 million promised this year to assist the operators of the ferry between Y...

After Conor McGregor loss, Dustin Poirier looks to rediscover fun in fighting

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Sports
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After being twisted into a mental knot by abrasive Irish featherweight (The Notorious) Conor McGregor last time out, Dustin (The Diamond) Poirier look...

Canada's Banks Losing Customers To 'Robo-Advisers'

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Canada's financial services industry is set for a shakeup, and some of the country's biggest banks are taking note.Fed up with pricey mutual...

Kenney Reveals Estimated Cost Of War In Iraq, Syria

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Defence Minister Jason Kenney is now saying the estimated cost of extending Canada's combat mission in Iraq and Syria will be $406 million, a...