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B.C. teachers' union and employer to meet for first time in more than a month

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The union representing B.C.'s striking teachers and the government's lead negotiator have scheduled a meeting next week — the first face...

Donald Young makes it to 1st ATP semifinal in 3 years; will face Milos Raonic in Washington

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Sports
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WASHINGTON - Donald Young reached his first ATP semifinal in three years by beating seventh-seeded Kevin Anderson 3-6, 7-6 (3), 6-2 on Friday at the C...

Veteran Burris feels facing Riders gives Redblacks unique opportunity

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Sports
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OTTAWA - When opportunity knocks, Henry Burris says the Ottawa Redblacks must answer the call.The veteran quarterback says the CFL expansion team has ...

Group offers to build fence to save beavers but Yukon animals already killed

CP | Rhiannon Russell, Whitehorse Star, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Politics

WHITEHORSE - A group's offer to build a fence around a culvert threatened by a family of beavers has come too late because the Yukon government has al...

Via Rail, CN trains collide east of Kingston, Ont.; one injury reported

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Politics

GANANOQUE, Ont. - Via Rail says a collision between one of its trains and a CN freight train east of Kingston, Ont., has shut down the Toronto to Mont...

Top seed Novak Djokovic all smiles despite 'terrible' draw at Rogers Cup

CP | Stephen Whyno, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Sports
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TORONTO - Novak Djokovic will get an early test in his return to the court thanks to a difficult draw at the Rogers Cup.Djokovic, the tournament's top...

Emergency officials say 911 operator made 'error' after professor fatally shot

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The head of a Florida dispatch centre is acknowledging an "error" was made in the moments after the fatal shooting of Toronto-born...

Teemu Selanne to become first Ducks player to have his number retired

CP | Greg Beacham, The Associated Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Sports
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ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Anaheim Ducks will retire Teemu Selanne's No. 8 jersey in a ceremony on Jan. 11.The Ducks announced plans for the franchise's fi...

Bean sprouts suspected in 24 cases of E.coli in Edmonton area: health official

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta Health Services is investigating a recent cluster of E.coli cases in the Edmonton area.Dr. Chris Sikora says there have been 24 ins...

Levins wins bronze in 10,000, Barber takes pole vault bronze at Games

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Sports
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GLASGOW, Scotland - Canada's Cam Levins won bronze in the 10,000 metres on Friday at the Commonwealth Games, while Shawnacy Barber captured bronze in ...

Recalls this week include bicycles, home aquarium heaters, and light fixture lenses

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Style
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A line of bicycles with a faulty front wheel and light fixture lenses that can shatter are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others includ...

Silva says injured leg is at 95 per cent, will be 100 per cent for comeback fight

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Sports
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TORONTO - His family isn't too happy about it but former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva says he can't wait to return to the cage after a len...

Police Chief: 'Doug Ford Is Lying'

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Another front opened Friday in the war of words between Toronto's top cop and Rob Ford's brother over accusations the chief had helped leak ...

Report on bloated Ontario hydro pensions says taxpayers covering most costs

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario taxpayers are putting in almost $5 for every $1 employees are putting into unsustainable pension plans at Ontario's energy agencies,...

Allergan sues Valeant and Pershing Square, they say claims are 'baseless'

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Botox maker Allergan has launched a U.S. law suit that accuses Valeant Pharmaceuticals (TSX:VRX) and Pershing Square Capital of using fraud...

Lac-Megantic engine's U.S. trip could be 'major issue' for criminal trial: lawyer

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The criminal trial for the engineer in the Lac-Megantic rail disaster could have a "major issue" after the locomotive quietly slipped into ...

Ebola treatments, vaccines still in development; should they be tried now during outbreak?

CP | Maria Cheng, The Associated Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada
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LONDON - In the four decades since the Ebola virus was first identified in Africa, treatment hasn't changed much. There are no licensed drugs or vacci...

Ottawa hails new rail shipping regulations, says farmers to benefit

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Politics

SASKATOON - The federal government hopes new rail transportation rules will speed up deliveries of grain and harvest some goodwill with farmers hard-h...

Canada's Ryan Bester wins silver in lawn bowling at the Commonwealth Games

CP | Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Sports
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GLASGOW, Scotland - Canada's Ryan Bester is confident a Commonwealth Games gold medal is in his future.He will just have to wait a little longer.Best...

Canada's Jennifer Abel wins gold in one-metre springboard at Commonwealth Games

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Sports
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GLASGOW, Scotland - Jennifer Abel of Laval, Que., successfully defended her Commonwealth Games title on one-metre springboard in diving action Friday ...

Chevron seeking new partner for Kitimat LNG following Apache's exit

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Chevron Corp. said Friday it needs a new partner for a West Coast natural gas export project, but it will press ahead with early-stage devel...

Ohio lawmaker proposes license plate celebrating LeBron James' homecoming

CP | Mark Gillispie, The Associated Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Sports
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CLEVELAND - An Ohio lawmaker wants to give the state's motorists the chance to score a license plate honouring LeBron James.State Rep. Bill Patmon is ...

Business News Digest

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Business

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Tennessee Valley Authority to pay $27.8 million to victims of 2008 Tennessee coal ash spill

CP | Travis Loller, The Associated Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Business

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The nation's largest public utility has agreed to pay more than $27 million to settle claims from Tennessee property owners who suf...

Demand for SUVs and pickup trucks drives July sales for Big 3 automakers

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Canadians buying trucks and SUVs helped boost auto sales for July as the Big Three U.S. automakers all posted improved results compared with...