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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 has been sentenced to 12 months in jail.Jocelyn Dupuis was convicted in Septe...

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, who is in his mid-50s, will lea...

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...

Some Arizona officials score free or face-value Super Bowl tickets that can go for $10,000

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Sports
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PHOENIX - Tickets for the Super Bowl are in hot demand and running for several thousand dollars, but some Arizona elected officials are getting the pe...

Candy maker's Deflategate chocolate football was a joke but winds up raising $20K for charity

CP | Joe Mandak, The Associated Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Style
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PITTSBURGH, Pa. - A dented chocolate football created by a Pennsylvania candy maker to poke fun at the New England Patriots' "Deflategate" scandal has...

No wrongdoing by West Vancouver officer who stopped longboarder: watchdog

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada British Columbia

WEST VANCOUVER, B.C. - West Vancouver Police say an officer has been cleared of wrongdoing in a videotaped confrontation with longboarders that went v...

Brief appearance for parents accused of malnutrition in death of toddler

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - A Calgary couple who police say contributed to their toddler son's death by failing to provide proper nutrition have made a brief court appe...

Craig Biggio 'kind of speechless' after pre-induction tour of Baseball Hall of Fame

CP | John Kekis, The Associated Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Sports
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COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Craig Biggio was "kind of speechless" after completing his pre-induction tour of the Baseball Hall of Fame."This is crazy!" Biggio...

New Hampshire scratch-off lottery tickets come with a side of bacon ... scent

CP | Holly Ramer, The Associated Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Style
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HOOKSETT, N.H. - New Hampshire's new scratch-and-sniff lottery ticket is off to a sizzling start.The $1 bacon-scented tickets with a top prize of $1,0...

Pete Carroll says decision will be Richard Sherman's to make if baby arrives early

CP | Tim Booth, The Associated Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Sports
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PHOENIX - Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Friday it will be Richard Sherman's decision whether to play in Sunday's Super Bowl if his pregnant...

B.C. cabinet minister McRae steps down to focus on family member's health problems

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A British Columbia minister has asked to step down from cabinet to deal with a family member's health problems.The premier's office issued ...

Sentence delay for former soldier who planned attack on Veterans Affairs office

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Politics

CALGARY - The lawyer for a former soldier who planned an attack on a Veterans Affairs office is concerned that a sentencing delay will further harm he...

Calvert locks up berth in gold medal game at Canadian junior curling playdowns

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Sports
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CORNER BROOK, N.L. - Defending champion Braden Calvert defeated Alberta's Karsten Sturmay 7-3 on Friday morning to lock up a berth in the gold-medal g...