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'Crack video' extortion preliminary inquiry for Rob Ford's friend begins

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A preliminary hearing into extortion charges began Monday for a friend and former driver of Toronto's infamous former mayor Rob Ford.The cha...

Standoff over UC system enrolment may leave more potential college students on wait lists

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Style
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SAN FRANCISCO - University of California admissions officers are sifting through a record number of applications.But they have no idea how many new st...

Boldly go ahead, doodlers: bank says 'Spocking' Laurier on $5 not illegal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - It turns out there's not a lot of logic after all in the belief that it's against the law to Vulcanize Wilfrid Laurier's likeness on the $5 b...

Sentencing hearing begins for Alberta mother who admitted to abusing twins

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - A social worker has told court that the neglect and abuse of two-year-old twins, one of whom died, is the worst her Edmonton office has eve...

B.C. ferry navigator convicted of negligence turns to Supreme Court of Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A former ferry navigator who was convicted of criminal negligence in a fatal sinking off the B.C. coast is asking the Supreme Court of Canada...

Government 'spike unit' taking on SST cases but tribunal in the dark

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The federal Conservatives have set up a so-called spike unit consisting of government doctors, lawyers and medical adjudicators to tackle the...

Nalcor permit changed as Red Wine caribou herd dwindles to all-time low

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Politics

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The Newfoundland and Labrador government is taking steps to further protect the threatened Red Wine caribou herd in Labrador.The En...

Mitch Nay's homer the difference in Toronto Blue Jays intra-squad game

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Sports
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DUNEDIN, Fla. - Mitch Nay's home run gave the Grey team a 1-0 win over the Blue squad in the Blue Jays intra-squad game Monday afternoon.Nay's homer c...

Southern Alberta woman accused of neglecting dogs says she's had death threats

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Alberta

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - A southern Alberta woman charged with cruelty to animals says she has received torture and death threats.April Dawn Irving, who is...

Impact hope for big crowd in second leg of CONCACAF against Pachuca

CP | Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Sports
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MONTREAL - The Montreal Impact look to have won some of their fans back with an impressive performance in the opening leg of their CONCACAF Champions ...

Correction: Travel-Trip-India-Taj Mahal's Secret story

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Style
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BURHANPUR, India - A corrected version of the story is below:Taj Mahal endures, but its birthplace slowly crumblesTaj Mahal endures but its little-kno...

RCMP financial crime unit moving in with Ontario Securities Commission

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A Toronto-based RCMP contingent of white collar crime investigators is moving in to the offices of the Ontario Securities Commission, a move...

TSN apologizes for airing inappropriate tweet about Maple Leafs' Lupul

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Sports
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TORONTO - TSN has apologized for an inflammatory fan tweet that the network aired during its NHL trade deadline coverage.A Toronto Maple Leafs fan wro...

Pesticide likely killed two Quebec sisters in Thailand in 2012: coroner

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Politics

RIVIERE-DU-LOUP, Que. - A Quebec coroner says two sisters found dead in their hotel room in Thailand in 2012 were probably intoxicated by a pesticide....

Bell Goes To Court To Stop U.S. Super Bowl Ads In Canada

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - One of Canada's media giants has launched an appeal of the broadcast regulator's ban on substituting Canadian advertising over American ads d...

Injunction blocks Ottawa's attempt to change how N.W.T. resources managed

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Politics

YELLOWKNIFE - A northern court has temporarily blocked the federal government's attempt to change the way resource development is regulated in the Nor...

For Armani, it's all about the trouser next winter; DSquared2 show a clash of civilizations

CP | Colleen Barry, The Associated Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Style
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MILAN - The final day highlights of Armani and DSquared2 always make a rather odd pairing, representing in many ways the two poles of Milan fashion.Ar...

Court full as preliminary hearing starts for accused in Calgary stabbings

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Politics

CALGARY - It was standing room only as the preliminary hearing for a man accused in Calgary's worst mass murder began Monday.Matthew de Grood, 23, sat...

Tory MP's 'False' Sex-Ed Remarks Slammed By Ontario Liberals

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario's governing Liberals are firing back at a Conservative MP who suggested the province's updated sex-education curriculum puts childre...

Lean savings in health care total $125 million since 2008: health minister

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Politics

REGINA - The Saskatchewan government says the Lean health-care program has led to more than $125 million in estimated savings since 2008.Health Minist...

Blues strengthen defence corps, acquire Zbynek Michalek from Coyotes

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Sports
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ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Blues strengthened their blue-line for another playoff run by acquiring Zbynek Michalek from the Arizona Coyotes.The Blues s...

Oilers trade Jeff Petry to Canadiens for second-round pick and conditional fifth

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Sports
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EDMONTON - Jeff Petry is gone as the Edmonton Oilers cashed out on their biggest tradeable asset at this year's deadline.The pending-free-agent defenc...

THE HEALTHY PLATE: Recipe for overnight cherry-chocolate chip oatmeal pudding

CP | Melissa D'Arabian, The Associated Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Style
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The trick to making a nutritious breakfast a daily habit is never being more than 60 seconds away from something healthy. Because in the morning rush,...

More meningitis vaccinations at Acadia University, officials happy with turnout

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada
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WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Public health officials say 84 per cent of the 3,500 students living on campus at Acadia University have received the first dose of ...

Greek officials revoke approval for Eldorado's Skouries project

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Eldorado Gold (TSX:ELD) says environment officials in Greece have revoked approval for its Greek subsidiary, Hellas Gold S.A., to complete...