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FDA approves an ADHD drug as the first treatment for binge-eating disorder

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Style
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WASHINGTON - Federal health regulators have approved an attention deficit disorder drug for a new use: A first-of-its kind treatment for binge-eating ...

Alberta's sky palace unveiled, but in revised form as spartan meeting room

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Former Alberta premier Alison Redford's so-called sky palace has been officially revealed, but in its revised role as a straightforward mee...

Bank of Montreal cuts its five-year fixed mortgage rate to 4.79 per cent

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO) has cut its five-year fixed mortgage rate by 20 basis points to 4.79 per cent.The bank has also changed a num...

Running back Jerome Messam hopeful he can remain with Saskatchewan Roughriders

CP | Dan Ralph, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Sports
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He's not patient by nature, but the business of pro football has taught Jerome Messam how to play the waiting game.The Saskatchewan running back is sc...

Veteran defensive end Odell Willis re-signs with the Edmonton Eskimos

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Sports
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EDMONTON - Odell Willis is remaining with the Edmonton Eskimos.The veteran defensive end signed a contract extension with the CFL club Friday. Willis ...

Ottawa sues law firm for alleged legal fee fraud in residential schools case

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Politics

REGINA - The federal government is suing a Saskatchewan law firm, alleging lawyers fraudulently over billed for their work with victims of Indian resi...

Infrastructure spending a priority at premiers meeting in Ottawa: Wall

CP | Clare Clancy, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Politics

REGINA - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says federal infrastructure spending was the priority at the premiers winter meeting in Ottawa.Wall said Briti...

John Kerry fined $50 for failing to shovel snow outside his Boston mansion after blizzard

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Politics

BOSTON - John Kerry has many titles — secretary of state, former senator, one-time Democratic candidate for president.The globe-spanning diplomat ca...

Michelle Obama, Bradley Cooper launch new onscreen push to help veteran representation

CP | Mark Kennedy, The Associated Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Politics

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The first lady and "American Sniper" star Bradley Cooper are backing a new challenge to TV and film producers to accurately represent...

NDP, Liberals Tread Carefully On Anti-Terror Bill

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Anti-terrorism legislation introduced by the Conservative government Friday received a cautious reception by the opposition parties who said ...

Intelligence oversight body gets new member, still one short

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Ian Holloway, dean of law at the University of Calgary, has been named as a member of the Security Intelligence Review Committee.The committe...

Significant events related to a tailings spill at B.C.'s Mount Polley mine

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Business

VICTORIA - A timeline of events related to the failure of a tailings dam at the Mount Polley gold and copper mine southeast of Quesnel, B.C.:Aug. 4, 2...

10 ads to watch out for on Super Bowl Sunday

CP | Mae Anderson, The Associated Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - It's almost show time.When the Super Bowl kicks off on Sunday, 40-plus advertisers will be hoping to win over the more than 110 milli...

Five charged with fraud and money laundering in $92-million Ponzi scheme

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Former executives at Seaquest Corp. and Seaquest Capital Corp. have been charged in connection with an alleged Ponzi scheme that bilked inve...

Saskatchewan Roughriders sign veteran receiver Weston Dressler to extension

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Sports
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REGINA - Weston Dressler won't be hitting the CFL open market.The veteran slotback signed a four-year contract extension with the Saskatchewan Roughri...

Former Quebec union boss sentenced to 12 months for faking, inflating bills

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The former leader of one of Quebec's main construction unions was sentenced Friday to a year in jail after previously being convicted of fa...

Hydro-Quebec CEO Thierry Vandal resigns after nearly a decade at helm of utility

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Hydro-Quebec CEO Thierry Vandal has resigned after nearly a decade at the helm of the power utility.Vandal, 53, will leave the government-o...

Recalls this week include space heaters, orbital sanders, candle gift boxes

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Style
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About 34,000 oil-filled space heaters are being recalled because they could spray heated oil, posing a scald hazard. Other recalled products this week...

Lower fuel prices expected to drive airline profits and stock prices: analysts

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - After taking the stock market by storm in 2013, Air Canada's shares could double in the next year as low fuel prices boost profits at the a...

N.W.T. opens land for first oil exploration auction since devolution

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Northwest Territories is holding its first auction for energy exploration licences since that responsibility was delegated to Yellowknife...

Toronto Argonauts sign starting guard Tyler Holmes to contract extension

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Sports
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TORONTO - The Toronto Argonauts locked up veteran guard Tyler Holmes to a contract extension Friday.Holmes, who was scheduled to become a free agent F...

Amid measles outbreak, White House says science indicates parents should vaccinate their kids

CP | Nedra Pickler, The Associated Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Style
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WASHINGTON - Amid the measles outbreak stemming from California, the White House is telling parents that science indicates they should vaccinate their...

NFL's Goodell says Patriots could be penalized even if flat footballs didn't give them edge

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Sports
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PHOENIX - Commissioner Roger Goodell says that even if no competitive advantage was gained, the New England Patriots could face increased penalties if...

Cost of hydraulic steering for Bluenose II double original estimate: minister

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Politics

HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia government says the cost of a new hydraulic steering system installed as part of the Bluenose II restoration is now in the r...

Mitt Romney's final flip-flop: No, he's not running for president anymore

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - Mitt Romney's presidential dream died as it lived — with a final, dramatic flip-flop.Romney has completed his second U-turn on the ques...