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Quebec's ombudsman worried about impact of upcoming budget cuts on most vulnerable

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Politics

QUEBEC - Quebec's ombudsman is concerned that the most vulnerable members of society might pay the price in soon-to-be-announced provincial budget cut...

Opponents of nuke dump site decry report on 'unlawful' secret meetings

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Groups fighting a proposed nuclear waste storage site on the shores of Lake Huron called on Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne on Thursday to es...

The Royal & Ancient Golf Club at St Andrews votes to admit female members for 1st time

CP | Doug Ferguson, The Associated Press | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Sports
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The Royal and Ancient Golf Club at St. Andrews is no longer just for men.The R&A became the latest golf club to end years of male-only exclusivity on ...

Farm and city meet in urban rodeo to raise funds for healthy, greener cities

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Style
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TORONTO - Forty of Canada's top chefs are joining forces for the Evergreen Urban Rodeo & BBQ fundraiser, designed to bring the city and countryside to...

Goaltending, goalscoring the themes of Calgary Flames training camp

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Sports
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CALGARY - Goaltending and goalscoring are the burning issues at the Calgary Flames' training camp.Jonas Hiller and Karri Ramo are expected to duel for...

Prada churns out precious brocade for simple, demure looks for next summer

CP | Colleen Barry, The Associated Press | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Style
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MILAN - Miuccia Prada takes us to a purple planet in another dimension, where craftsmanship still reigns and mills churn out precious brocade fabrics ...

Death of 17-year-old girl last seen boarding bus in Surrey deemed homicide: RCMP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - The death of a 17-year-old girl in Surrey, B.C., has been deemed a homicide.RCMP were to hold a news conference later Thursday into the...

Facts from a now-public report on trafficking of aboriginal women in Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A newly disclosed report says aboriginal women and girls are easy prey for human traffickers because they are more likely to suffer from pove...

Coming off disastrous season, Canucks have clean slate, lowered expectations

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Sports
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VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks have a clean slate, and lowered expectations.The club missed the playoffs for the first time since 2007-08 last seas...

Transcript of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's message from hospital

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford released a recorded message from hospital Thursday to thank the public for the support he has received since doctors ...

Aboriginal women, girls targets for human trafficking, says new report

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Aboriginal women and girls are easy prey for human traffickers because they are more likely to suffer from poverty, drug addictions and menta...

Star Montreal striker Marco Di Vaio hints at retiring after MLS season

CP | Kelsey Patterson, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Sports
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MONTREAL - After beating around the bush for much of the year, Impact striker Marco Di Vaio is strongly suggesting he will retire at the end of Montre...

Paul Maurice says Jets must improve defensively to assess goalie Pavelec

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Sports
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WINNIPEG - Coach Paul Maurice says the Winnipeg Jets have to play better defensive hockey.As training camp got under way today with player physicals, ...

As Maple Leafs open camp, assistant Spott brushes off disagreement with Kessel

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Sports
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TORONTO - Maple Leafs assistant coach Steve Spott handled controversy about a disagreement with Phil Kessel by saying his comments about the star wing...

JetBlue airliner returns to Southern California airport after engine problem; no injuries

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Business

LONG BEACH, Calif. - A JetBlue airliner experienced engine problems and returned to the Long Beach Airport on Thursday after a short flight that ended...

Manitoba Tories wants NDP government to call election by next spring

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Manitoba's Opposition leader says he wants a provincial election held next spring instead of in 2016.Brian Pallister says the NDP governmen...

Molecule that boosts cord blood stem cells could up transplants to treat leukemia

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada
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TORONTO - Canadian researchers have found a way to boost the number of stem cells from umbilical cord blood so more patients with leukemia and other b...

Driver fatigue potential cause of B.C. tour bus crash: transportation minister

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Politics

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - British Columbia's transportation minister says a highway crash that injured dozens of tour bus passengers last month was most likely...

9,600 Ontario hospital workers win two-year deal through arbitrator

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Politics

There is a new two-year collective agreement for 9,600 hospital workers in the province.The Ontario Public Service Employees Union says arbitrator Rob...

You Won't Be Able To Use This Credit Card At Costco Anymore

CP | David Paddon, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Costco Wholesale Canada and its only credit card supplier, American Express, are severing their 15-year relationship.A Costco spokesman says...

Dwyane Wade says Stern helped usher in his fashion style; says being flamboyant in dress is OK

CP | Rob Merrill, The Associated Press | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Sports
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NEW YORK, N.Y. - David Stern might be responsible for the fashionable basketball players in the NBA — well, at least for Dwyane Wade.The Miami Heat ...

Son of Broncos' John Elway pleads guilty to disturbing peace after girlfriend alleges violence

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Sports
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DENVER - Jack Elway, the son of Denver Broncos general manager John Elway, has pleaded guilty to disturbing the peace after being accused of pulling h...

B.C. to study idea of bridge between Gabriola Island and Vancouver Island

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Ferry service between Gabriola Island and Vancouver Island is so unreliable and expensive that it needs to be replaced by two bridges, says...

Legislature Prorouged Until November

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The Alberta government has announced the fall legislature session will begin Nov. 17 with a speech from the throne.It's a later date than u...

'Behind The Scenes' Book On Redford Could Be Coming

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Get ready for Redbook.Alberta legislature member Thomas Lukaszuk says he is starting work on a "behind the scenes" book on his political da...