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Incentives to oil, gas sector hit $1.25 billion in B.C.: auditor general

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's auditor general says doing business with the oil-and-gas industry has cost the province's coffers about $1.25 billion in...

Jian Ghomeshi: 'Trailer Park Boys' actress Lucy DeCoutere thrust into spotlight

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - When Lucy DeCoutere first came forward publicly with allegations that Jian Ghomeshi choked and slapped her, she feared she'd be met with dis...

Former Saskatchewan junior football player gets 3 years for drug, weapon charges

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Sports
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SASKATOON - A former Saskatchewan junior football play has been sentenced to three years in prison after being found guilty of weapons and drug offenc...

Southern Alberta woman pleads guilty to abducting her two daughters

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Alberta

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - A southern Alberta woman has pleaded guilty to abducting her two daughters.Trina Meisel (my-SULL), who is 49, pleaded guilty to ab...

Fairfax Financial swings to Q3 profit of US$461.2M on investment gains

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. (TSX:FFH) said Thursday that gains on its investment portfolio moved the property and casualty insurer back ...

Ottawa Redblacks hope to cap tough season with victory in front of home crowd

CP | Lisa Wallace, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Sports
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OTTAWA - There has been little to celebrate at TD Place this season with the Ottawa Redblacks' 2-14 record, but that hasn't stopped fans from throwing...

Salt Lake City optimistic about future Olympic bid as it maintains, upgrades 2002 venues

CP | Brady McCombs, The Associated Press | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Business

KEARNS, Utah - Salt Lake City officials don't know exactly when they will get to bid for another Winter Olympics, but the host city of the 2002 games ...

Saskatoon prop Hubert Buydens to lead Canada on European rugby tour

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Sports
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It's been quite a run of late for Canadian rugby international Hubert Buydens.Last Friday in New Zealand, the 32-year-old prop from Saskatoon helped t...

A quick look at new family benefits announced by the prime minister

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A look at the family-friendly tax measures announced Thursday by Prime Minister Stephen Harper:Income splitting: A "family tax cut" will allo...

Perennial runners-up to Virtue and Moir, Weaver and Poje enjoy being top team

CP | Lori Ewing, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Sports
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KELOWNA, B.C. - Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje have been chasing Olympic champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir for the better part of a decade.But wit...

B.C. premier's staffer fined $500 for failing to take name off lobby list

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Politics

VICTORIA - The communications manager for B.C. Premier Christy Clark has been fined $500 for failing to take his name off the lobbying registry after ...

Veteran trainer Mark Casse still chasing first Breeders' Cup victory

CP | Dan Ralph, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Sports
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In July, Lexie Lou earned trainer Mark Casse his first Queen's Plate victory. On Saturday, another filly will be his best chance to capture an elusive...

Canada's farm protections a remaining hurdle to major trade deal: U.S.

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - Access to Canada's tightly controlled agriculture market is among the main remaining hurdles to a historic 12-country free-trade deal, th...

Big night in Cleveland as James begins quest for NBA title with Cavs against Knicks in opener

CP | Tom Withers, The Associated Press | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Sports
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CLEVELAND - For LeBron James, the journey begins anew.Right back where it began.Cleveland's been waiting.Nearly four months since proclaiming "I'm com...

NDP criticizes travel costs of consultants for Lean health-care program

CP | Clare Clancy, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Politics

REGINA - Consultants hired through a government program to streamline health services in Saskatchewan have spent more than $2.7 million on travel cost...

Canadian Oil Sands profits fall sharply to $87 million in third quarter

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Canadian Oil Sands Ltd. (TSX:COS) said Thursday a project to replace equipment at its Mildred Lake mine is near completion as it reported a ...

With 3rd World Series championship in 5 years, Giants certainly will earn dynasty distinction

CP | Janie McCauley, The Associated Press | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Sports
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SAN FRANCISCO - Bruce Bochy is crazy superstitious. It's a little-known fact about the unflappable San Francisco Giants manager.Mere mention of anythi...

What will remain of federal surplus following Harper's family tax cuts?

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - One thing is for certain: Prime Minister Stephen Harper's sweeping new package of family tax cuts will chew through billions of dollars of th...

Video of dishevelled man playing street piano gets nearly two million hits

CP | Chris Purdy, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - All she knows is that his name is Ryan and he plays the piano like an angel.Roslyn Polard was on her way home from a work meeting last week...

Raonic advances to Paris Masters quarter-finals and keeps London hopes alive

CP | Bill Scott, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Sports
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PARIS - Canadian Milos Raonic defeated Spain's Roberto Bautista-Agut 7-5, 7-6 (7) to advance to the quarter-finals at the Paris Masters and remain ali...

Soup Sisters recipes: apple parsnip, caramelized cauliflower and potato leek

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Style
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The non-profit organization Soup Sisters has published its second cookbook, "The Soup Sisters and Broth Brothers Cookbook: More Than 100 Heart-Warming...

Stirring up hope and warmth in a bowl: Soup Sisters launches second cookbook

CP | Lois Abraham, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Style
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TORONTO - Not only has Soup Sisters and Broth Brothers launched its second cookbook, but the non-profit organization that seeks to benefit women, chil...

Additional $5.5M for legal aid in Alberta a good first step: lawyers

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Politics

CALGARY - The Alberta government is increasing funding for legal aid and making it easier for low-income earners to qualify.Alberta Justice Minister J...

Government underspends on military equipment, weapons systems, infrastructure

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - As the Conservative government doles out pricey good-news announcements thanks to a looming budget surplus, newly released public documents s...

Mulcair Rips Up 'Racist' Cartoon Of Olivia Chow

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau isn't the only federal political leader with a bone to pick with Sun media.NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is upset over an editorial c...