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Hiking accident in mountains north of Vancouver claims life of young girl

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

LIONS BAY, B.C. - Mounties say a young girl has died in a hiking accident on a mountain just north of Vancouver.Police have released few details but s...

Veteran Pavelec, rookie Hutchinson happy to rotate starts for Jets

CP | Judy Owen, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Sports
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WINNIPEG - Ondrej Pavelec and Michael Hutchinson know how to share.The Winnipeg Jets goaltenders have been rotating starts for the past 12 games, and ...

Manning Admits He Made Mistake Advising Wildrose

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The former leader of the Reform Party says he made a mistake when he gave advice to members of Alberta's Wildrose on uniting with the gover...

Box office top 20: 'Hobbit' finale sends 'Exodus' fleeing with $54.7 million debut

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The finale of Peter Jackson's "Hobbit" trilogy, "The Battle of the Five Armies," marauded through the multiplexes during the weekend ...

Regulations requiring record checks for daycare workers tightened in Nova Scotia

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Politics

HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's government has brought in new regulations that increase its authority to ensure child care staff have received criminal record...

New research out of B.C. university helps team take bite out of bedbug epidemic

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - Enduring 180,000 bites is the scientific price a British Columbia biologist had to pay so her team of researchers could suck a little life...

Co-owners of seniors' home drop lawsuit against Quebec town over fatal blaze

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Politics

L'ISLE-VERTE, Que. - The Quebec town of L'Isle-Verte says the co-owners of a seniors' home where 32 people died in a blaze last January have dropped a...

Encana announces deal for natural gas infrastructure in northeast B.C.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA) has announced a deal to sell some of its natural gas gathering and compression infrastructure in northeast B.C.'s Mon...

Court approves charges in 30,000 litre Slocan Valley jet fuel spill

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

NELSON, B.C. - The British Columbia government and a fuel-service company are facing allegations under the Fisheries Act in a rare prosecution launche...

Canadian teacher jailed in Indonesia devastated over outcome of related trial

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Politics

JAKARTA, Indonesia - A Canadian teacher accused of sexually abusing three students at an international school in Indonesia found it "devastating" that...

Heart patients may do better when specialists at big medical meetings: study

CP | Lindsey Tanner, The Associated Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada
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CHICAGO - Doctors joke that if you're going to have a heart attack, the safest place would be at a big national gathering of heart specialists. But a ...

Murder trial in January of former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez expected to take 6 to 10 weeks

CP | Philip Marcelo, The Associated Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Sports
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FALL RIVER, Mass. - The murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is expected to take six to 10 weeks, prosecutors said Monday....

Mindfulness class at Portland school helps teens cope with stress, anger, negative self-talk

CP | Gosia Wozniacka, The Associated Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Style
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PORTLAND, Ore. - As the morning school bell rings and students rush through crowded corridors, teenagers in one Portland classroom settle onto mats an...

Why Clement Fears Data 'Havoc'

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Conservative cabinet minister responsible for freedom of information says some federal data cannot be released to the public in electroni...

Aboriginal Tory MP Makes History With Controversial Bill

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - There are a couple of national discussions that few governments want to risk political capital to wade into — one is the Constitution, the ...

Wildrose Names New Interim Leader

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Alberta's Wildrose party has named an interim leader after Danielle Smith and eight other caucus members bolted to the governing Progressive...

B.C. Man Who Used Hidden Camera Thrilled By Secrets Not Sex: Lawyer

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The lawyer for a man who covertly recorded people using the washroom in his Vancouver restaurant says her client was driven more by the th...

Hamilton man to face 4th trial in the 1981 murder of a young woman

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - An Ontario man will be tried for a fourth time in September 2016 in the murder of a nursing assistant who was killed 33 years ago in the Ham...

Veteran receiver Jamel Richardson returns to Roughriders

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Sports
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REGINA - Jamel Richadson is returning to the city where he started his CFL career.The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced Monday they have signed the v...

Cuba says asylum for fugitives legitimate right; clear sign extradition most-wanted off table

CP | Michael Weissenstein And Andrea Rodriguez, The Associated Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Politics

HAVANA - Cuba said Monday that it has a right to grant asylum to U.S. fugitives, the clearest sign to date that the communist government has no intent...

Frmr Viterra CEO leaves Agrium board to become CEO of Louis Dreyfus Commodities

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Mayo Schmidt — a former head of the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool and its successor Viterra Corp. — has stepped down from the board of Agrium ...

Man Charged After Little Girl Found Severely Beaten On Reserve

CP | Chris Purdy, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - A few days before a six-year-old girl was found battered and near death on an Alberta reserve, she was singing and smiling at her school Ch...

Retailers and package deliverers take on peak shipping volume days before Christmas

CP | Mae Anderson, The Associated Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Style
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ATLANTA - As the holiday shopping season winds down, FedEx, UPS and online retailers are using the last few days to try to avoid the problems that occ...

Chinook Salmon Could Be Wiped Out By 2100: Study

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - New climate-change research involving a University of British Columbia scientist predicts that one of the West Coast's most prized salmon ...

Cuban rum coming back to US with visitors, but don't look for big Bacardi moves on island yet

CP | Jennifer Kay, The Associated Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Style
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MIAMI - U.S. rum aficionados are abuzz over the possibility of mixing a Cuba Libre with authentic Cuban rum, now that they will be able to bring home ...