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Francis Boucher back in custody after walking out of Montreal jail

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Francis Boucher, who walked out of a Montreal jail on Monday, is back in custody after turning himself in to police early today.The 39-year...

Sierra Leone's 6 million people told to stay home for 3 days in final push to stop Ebola

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada
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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - Sierra Leone's 6 million people are being confined to their homes for three days beginning Friday as the West African nation ...

Frozen Norwegian landscape inspires Soia & Kyo fall-winter collection

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada Style
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TORONTO - Homegrown brand Soia and Kyo brought a Scandinavian-inspired flavour to its cool-weather designs.The Montreal-based outerwear label used the...

Undercover cop continues testimony at drug trial of Rob Ford friend

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The trial of former Toronto mayor Rob Ford's friend Alexander (Sandro) Lisi continues today with further cross-examination of an undercover ...

Four stories in the news today, March 27

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada Politics

Four stories in the news today, March 27, from The Canadian Press:SUPREME COURT TO DECIDE GUN FIGHT BETWEEN FEDS AND QUEBECCanada's top court is expec...

The Latest: German police seize material from Germanwings co-pilot's home

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada Business

9:15 a.m. (0815 GMT, 4:15 a.m.)German police have searched the home of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz in Duesseldorf and seized material that will now be exa...

Ontario's sunshine list of public sector salaries to be released today

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario's annual list of public sector workers being paid over $100,000 comes out today.The sunshine list, which includes doctors employed b...

In Newfoundland and Labrador, where fishery has been focus, literacy rates lag

CP | Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada Politics

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Two years ago, Linda Richards read at a Grade 3 level and was unemployed after being laid off from her home care job in St. John's,...

Supreme Court to rule today whether Quebec can preserve gun registry data

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada is set to rule today on whether Quebec can maintain data on gun owners that was part of the now defunct federal g...

Fiancee of ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez due to be called to stand in murder trial

CP | Michelle R. Smith, The Associated Press | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada Sports
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FALL RIVER, Mass. - The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is due to be called to testify in his murder trial.Two people wi...

Function meets cool rebel fashion in fall-winter collection for Rudsak

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada Style
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TORONTO - Harsh winter weather inspired Rudsak to bring both ample warmth and a touch of cool to its newest collection."Cocooning is the right way of ...

Thursday's Scoreboard

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada Sports
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Thursday's GamesNHLAnaheim 3 Boston 2 (OT)Arizona 4 Buffalo 3 (OT)Los Angeles 3 N.Y. Islanders 2Washington 3 New Jersey 2 (OT)Carolina 5 Pittsburgh 2F...

Landeskog, Tanguay lead the way as Canucks fall flat in loss to Avalanche

CP | Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada Sports
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VANCOUVER - Eddie Lack sensed the Vancouver Canucks were ready for another big night in their push for a playoff spot.He couldn't have been more wrong...

Perfectly powerful: Kentucky pulverizes West Virginia 78-39 in NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16

CP | Tom Withers, The Associated Press | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada Sports
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CLEVELAND - Like a massive, unstoppable blue wave, Kentucky hit quickly and just kept coming. There was no escape for West Virginia, no place to hide....

Regal Russian opulence inspires luxurious fur line from Farley Chatto

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada Style
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TORONTO - Opulence reigned on the runway as Farley Chatto introduced sumptuous fur designs fit for royalty.The longtime Toronto-based designer debuted...

Alberta motorcyclist clocked doing 246 kilometres an hour on highway

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada Alberta

BANFF, Alta. - The new “Fast and Furious” movie is coming out, but it seems RCMP west of Calgary got a preview of what might be in that flick.Offi...

Wisconsin beats North Carolina, Notre Dame downs Wichita State to move on to Elite Eight

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada Sports
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CLEVELAND - Sam Dekker scored a career-high 23 points, Frank Kaminsky added 19 and top-seeded Wisconsin rallied in the final 10 minutes to hold off No...

Pavelec makes 39 saves to propel Jets to 5-2 victory over Canadiens

CP | Judy Owen, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada Sports
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WINNIPEG - Winnipeg's Ondrej Pavelec earned the full support of the hometown crowd Thursday night against Montreal.Pavelec made 39 saves for his sixth...

B.C. airport evacuated over suspicious package that turned out to be a painting

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.26.2015 | Canada Politics

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A rolled-up painting stored inside a tube is the latest suspicious-looking package to force an evacuation in Western Canada.Kamloops,...

Canadian Football League's Rule Committee proposes changes for 2015

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.26.2015 | Canada Sports
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TORONTO - The Canadian Football League's Rules Committee is proposing a handful of rule changes for 2015.The convert would be less automatic, receiver...

Andrew Hammond's streak ends, Senators fall to Rangers 5-1 in regulation

CP | Darren Desaulniers, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada Sports
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OTTAWA - The streak is over— and Patrick Lalime's record is still safe.Ottawa's Andrew Hammond suffered his first regulation-time loss on Thursday a...

Saskatchewan government announces new animal protection agency

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.26.2015 | Canada Politics

REGINA - With less than a week before the original contract was to run out, the provincial government has created a new entity to take over animal pro...

Maple Leafs look for positives in another loss in a season gone horribly wrong

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.26.2015 | Canada Sports
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TORONTO - It's baby steps for the Maple Leafs these days when it comes to good news. A debut here, a first NHL goal there.But the losses continue to m...

Dominica beats BVI in first leg, step closer to facing Canada in World Cup qualifying

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.26.2015 | Canada Sports
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ROSEAU, Dominica - Dominica is one step closer to facing Canada in World Cup qualifying.Randolph Peltier scored the winning goal in the 82nd minute as...

Environmental green light given to gold, silver mine in northwest B.C.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.26.2015 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The B.C. government has granted environmental approval to an underground gold-and-silver mine near the Alaska border.The Brucejack mine is ...