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Descartes adds Airclic to its logistics technologies with US$29.7-million deal

CP | Moves Business and Ontario regional, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada Business

WATERLOO, Ont. - Descartes Systems Group (TSX:DSG) has acquired Pennsylvania-based Airclic Inc for US$29.7 million.The two companies have complementa...

Author Roch Carrier surprised The Hockey Sweater still touches Canadian readers

CP | Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada Sports
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MONTREAL - When Roch Carrier wrote "The Hockey Sweater" in a mad rush in 1979 he had no idea it would become one of Canada's iconic stories about chil...

Man charged in boy's stabbing on Newfoundland soccer field due in court

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada Politics

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The case of a man charged in the stabbing of an 11-year-old boy on an eastern Newfoundland soccer field returns to court today.Nich...

WHO: Ebola transmission remains 'intense' in Sierra Leone as Liberia, Guinea improve somewhat

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada
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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - The World Health Organization says the transmission of Ebola remains "intense" and widespread in Sierra Leone, even as some i...

Embrace the beard: The return of beards to Warsaw reflects global popularity of facial hair

CP | Vanessa Gera, The Associated Press | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada Style
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WARSAW, Poland - Jakub Marczewski grew a beard six years ago because he was too lazy to shave. Now he finds himself in the middle of a global trend.Th...

Ontario students among most computer literate, international test shows

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A new international test shows Ontario students are among the most computer literate even though the province's schools generally put less p...

Today on the Hill: Mayors, councillors wrap annual lobbying effort

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Municipal leaders wind up their annual advocacy trip to Parliament Hill today, after three days of lobbying their federal counterparts.Mayor ...

Yahoo to supplant Google as Firefox's default search engine, signalling new Yahoo ambitions

CP | Michael Liedtke, The Associated Press | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada Business

SAN FRANCISCO - Yahoo will supplant Google's search engine on Firefox's Web browser in the U.S., signalling Yahoo's resolve to regain some of the grou...

How the U.S. Senate got its famous filibuster rule that frustrated Keystone

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - Proponents of Canada's Keystone XL pipeline might be scratching their heads raw this week wondering how they got 59 per cent support in a...

Gift Guide: Triggers and extenders on the market to improve your phone selfies

CP | Ron Harris, The Associated Press | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada Style
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ATLANTA - Not all selfies are created equal. Some are blurry, are poorly framed or miss the action entirely because you might be scrubbing your thumb ...

Cock-a-doodle ado in Oregon: Judge says crowing rooster must go

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada Style
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CORNELIUS, Ore. - A woman in a Portland, Oregon, suburb has been ordered to give up her rooster after a neighbour complained about the crowing.Megan K...

Price of Thanksgiving dinner is up over last year, but don't blame the turkey

CP | J.M. Hirsch, The Associated Press | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada Style
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Giving thanks will be a little costlier this year, but — and here's something you can be truly thankful for — it probably won't empty your wallet....

Vrbata leads Canucks past Oilers 5-4; Vancouver continues domination of Edmonton

CP | Shane Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The Vancouver Canucks have made the most of their games against the Edmonton Oilers this season.Radim Vrbata scored a pair of goals and Dan...

Former Alberta man declared dangerous offender in Ontario courtroom

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.19.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The sister of a woman who was found murdered in her Calgary condominium in July 1999 says she gets little comfort from a dangerous offender ...

Radim Vrbata scores twice to lead Vancouver Canucks past Edmonton Oilers 5-4

CP | Shane Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.19.2014 | Canada Sports
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EDMONTON - Radim Vrbata scored a pair of goals as the Vancouver Canucks continued their domination of Edmonton this season, defeating the Oilers 5-4 o...

DeRozan scores 21 points to lead Raptors to 96-92 victory over depleted Memphis

CP | Lori Ewing, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.19.2014 | Canada Sports
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TORONTO - The game was billed as the best in the east versus the best in the west. But, thanks to a vicious stomach bug that ripped through the Memphi...

Saskatoon fire chief says better strategies at railway crossings are needed

CP | CKOM, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.19.2014 | Canada Politics

SASKATOON - Saskatoon's fire department is once again calling for better strategies after one of its trucks racing to put out a house fire had to sit ...

Billboard's top 200 ranking will take streaming, digital sales into account starting Dec. 3

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.19.2014 | Canada Business

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Billboard's chart is getting a makeover.The music industry tracker says it's transforming the Billboard 200 chart from a sales-b...

Yukon man tells court he can legally shoot wolves because of aboriginal rights

CP | Rhiannon Russell, Whitehorse Star, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada Politics

WHITEHORSE - A First Nations' man who claims to have an aboriginal right to shoot wolves has pleaded not guilty to three charges under the Yukon Wildl...

Captain is Back: Lindros set for long-awaited induction into Flyers Hall of Fame

CP | Dan Gelston, The Associated Press | Posted 11.19.2014 | Canada Sports
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PHILADELPHIA - Eric Lindros pointed his stick toward nearly 49,000 roaring fans, took a walk toward the infield ice and found his place in orange and ...

Bell Announces New Round Of Layoffs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.19.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Bell Media has cut 80 full-time positions in its latest round of layoffs, citing an "industry-wide challenging advertising market."The multi...

ExxonMobile Canada Ltd. is the newest member of British Columbia LNG Alliance

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - An international energy giant has joined an alliance of companies that is promoting the development of a liquefied natural gas industry in...

Clark Calls B.C. NDP Irrelevant

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark has attacked the Opposition New Democrats as irrelevant and without principles during a question period where she off...

Massachusetts town drops plan for ban on tobacco sales after strong opposition

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.19.2014 | Canada Business

WESTMINSTER, Mass. - A proposal that would have made the town the first in the nation to ban all tobacco sales has gone up in smoke.Westminster's boar...

Yukon pizzeria faces heat over 'male in the kitchen' social-media posting

CP | Stephanie Waddell, Whitehorse Star, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.19.2014 | Canada Politics

WHITEHORSE - The owners of a Yukon pizzeria are facing more than a little bit of heat outside of their kitchen over an employment posting on social me...