BARNES: Medal haul suggests Speed Skating Canada got the rebuild right

As recruiting tools go, there aren’t many stronger than the podium pictures generated by Canadian speed skaters through November and December. Take Ivanie Blondin and Isabelle Weidemann, for instance. There they were at a long track World Cup meet in Kazakhstan, hugging it out after Blondin won the 5,000 metres and Weidemann finished third. Those […]
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Premier Doug Ford puts up $20M to fight guns and gangs
The Ford government is investing more money in backing local police forces in their fight against guns and gangs while also calling on the federal government to deal with issues like weapons smuggling at the border. Premier Doug Ford announced $20.5 million for Peel Regional Police so the force can beef up its efforts to […]
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Ride-hailing Day 1: Some teething problems for Uber and Lyft in Vancouver
The last major market in North America without Uber or Lyft welcomed the start of their services on Friday.
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Man sentenced to five years for attempted shooting of New West police officer
Steven Gordon Vollrath, 37, who also received a 12-year sentence in Alberta on other charges, will now remain in custody for 17 years.
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Frederik Andersen’s affection for Maple Leafs teammates unmasked at all-star weekend
The Leafs goalie showed up in St. Louis with a special mask depicting familiar moments with Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner.
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Human remains discovered during home renovation in Annex
Human remains have been found at a home renovation in the Annex. It may be ancient who-done-it as the house is 140 years old. Police were called to a suspicious incident on Wednesday at 410 Brunswick Ave., just south of Dupont St. at about 3 p.m. “A contractor was renovating a house and discovered what […]
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Mountain of paperwork in BEI's investigation of UPAC's leaks to media
Before BEI even took over the investigation of UPAC leaks to media, the probe had already generated 4.8 million electronic documents
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Milos Raonic is using that big serve to take back the spotlight at the Australian Open, and raise a little money in the process
The media attention has been on Canadian upstarts Shapovalov and Auger-Aliassime of late, but the former World No. 3 is showing again he’s formidable when healthy.
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Alberta woman charged with child abduction pleads guilty to lesser charge
The case began on Jan. 6, 2014, when the woman’s ex-husband told police she had taken their son and left the country.
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Christine Sinclair goes for milestone goal in Texas as Canadian women look to Tokyo
Her next goal will be her 184th, tying the world scoring record currently held by retired American striker Abby Wambach.
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Uber and Lyft still face employment rights challenge in B.C.
A United Food & Commercial Workers' International Union complaint with B.C.’s Labour Relations Board has yet to be resolved.
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Former Liberal Blair Lekstrom quits post as Premier Horgan’s caribou liaison
Horgan appointed Lekstrom last year to bridge tensions between local groups, including backcountry enthusiasts and Indigenous nations, over government plans to save threatened caribou herds.
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Edmonton seniors out of luck after catalytic converter theft
Some residents of an Edmonton seniors' home are feeling the impact of a crime that some people worry is becoming more and more common.
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Ian Mulgrew: B.C. Law Society injunction ignores access-to-justice crisis
OPINION: “If lawyers cannot work with non-lawyers to deliver affordable services, legal fees will skyrocket higher than ever.”
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Surgeon gets one-month suspension for abusing colleagues on Twitter
A prominent Ontario surgeon has had his license suspended for one month over an unprovoked Twitter attack on two female colleagues. Dr. Angus Macivor admitted at a disciplinary hearing that he used shocking and sexualized language to bully and humiliate the other doctors on the public forum in the fall of 2018. The College of […]
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Indigenous youth chant ‘stand up, fight back’ at B.C. anti-pipeline protest
About 100 people attended a protest Friday at the B.C. legislature to urge Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and B.C. Premier John Horgan to respect Wet’suwet’en laws.
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No tsunami predicted following quake off Vancouver Island coast
Earthquakes Canada says no tsunami is expected following a magnitude 4.5 earthquake that was felt on Vancouver Island and in Greater Vancouver.
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Conflict of interest commissioner clears Saskatchewan cabinet minister
Corrections and Policing Minister Christine Tell requested the review after the lease agreement became public.
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Albertans raise money to help relief efforts amid ‘totally heartbreaking’ Australian wildfires
An Alberta ski hill fundraiser and musical benefit are aimed at helping people and wildlife hit by the devastating Australia wildfires.
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Jimmy Butler’s all-star snub has Heat coach calling for voting changes, for starters
Spoelstra would like to see position requirements eliminated on the ballot.
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NBA superfan travels to 30 cities in 30 days to watch 30 games
NBA superfan David DeLooper successfully completed day 30 of an ambitious project this week: to not only attend 30 basketball games in 30 days in 30 different cities, but to get featured on the Jumbotron every single time.
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Winnipeg mayor asks for more collaboration at annual State of the City address
Bowman reiterated a call for collaboration between levels of government on three key files — illicit drugs, homelessness and Lake Winnipeg's environmental state.
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Face masks for protection against Chinese coronavirus? Not just yet
Don’t be rushing out for the personal protective equipment — just yet. Word that face masks and hand sanitizer are selling out across Asia is not entirely surprising, given current fears over the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus. However, as there are still no cases confirmed in Toronto, the current medical advice is: Don’t have […]
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Raptors are hoping to make OG Anunoby a regular contributor
The third-year forward has shown he can help the offence, now he needs to do it consistently.
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Anti-war protesters gather at University of Lethbridge
"My father was in World War I, believe it or not, and we don't want to see it again, because wars escalate very quickly."
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HSC Foundation Hope to Life Radiothon exceeds fundraising goal for 2020
The 2020 HSC Foundation Hope to Life Radiothon presented by Maric Homes has raised $212,458.81.
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Calming measures coming to Prior Street Monday as Vancouver pilot project kicks off
The year-long pilot project will see the road reduced to just one lane of traffic each way between Gore and Raymur avenues, including during peak commute times.
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Former Riders GM Brendan Taman hired by Montreal Alouettes following CFL hiatus
The Montreal Alouettes have hired Brendan Taman, who’s been on hiatus from the CFL since he was fired from the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 2015.
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Calgary elephant auction withdrawn, hunt still going ahead
A Calgary group planning to auction off a two-week elephant hunting expedition has changed the nature of its sale.
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COLD CASE: Girl killed by hit-and-run driver in 1973
It’s been 47 years, but Bill Blundell still hopes for some closure in the hit-and-run death of his sister. On Feb. 6, 1973, 10-year-old Sheryl Blundell and a friend left home to a buy candy at a local Stouffville store around 7 p.m. Sheryl died when both girls were struck by a vehicle on Main […]
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More help urged for women facing unexpected pregnancy after mother charged in Calgary
There are calls to set up safe drop-off locations for newborns in Calgary after police charged a 21-year old woman in connection with a newborn baby who was found dead two years ago.
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Iranian investigators 'trying to do the right thing' after Tehran plane crash: TSB chair
Iranian investigators are ‘trying to do the right thing’ by providing Canadian officials with more information than would typically be allowed under international protocols during the investigation into the downing of Ukrainian Airlines Flight 752, according to the chair of the Transportation Safety Board.
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An Inuit elder is honoured for collecting bones to help with the war effort
During The Second World War, Qapik Attagutsiak, 99, and other members of her Inuit community salvaged walrus and seal bones, and the carcasses of their prized dogs, to be shipped south for processing to help make cordite, aircraft glue and fertilizer.
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York police release video looking for tips in 1973 hit-and-run that left 10-year-old dead
"It went from a peaceful, fun, loving house to a hysterical house of unrest with the news my sister had been hit by a car," Bill Blundell, Sheryl Blundell's brother, recalled in an interview with Global News.
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Trump attends March For Life in support of anti-abortion activists
U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to stand with anti-abortion activists Friday as he became the first sitting president to speak in person at the March for Life, an annual gathering that is one of the movement’s highest-profile and most-symbolic events.
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Co-op Refinery lockout impacting Regina businesses
Hundreds of union members have come to Regina from across the country to back the picket lines and Unifor says that's injecting money into the local economy.
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Bruce Arthur: The Maple Leafs had plenty to think of at the beach, like who might be lining up to kick sand on them
If the Leafs can play their way back into the playoff picture, they’ll likely bump into one of the conference bullies — Washington, Boston or Tampa Bay — in the first round.
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Alleged brothel killer’s victim phoned for help before fatal attack
A middle-aged woman used her cellphone to cry out for help minutes before she was murdered in a condo bordello, sources told the Toronto Sun. Maryna Kudzianiuk, 49, was alone with her alleged killer at a Bay Mills Blvd. condo on Jan. 13 in an open area where CCTV recorded him performing “an aggressive, painful” […]
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'Not for the faint of heart:' Cultivating truffles takes passion and patience
The B.C. Truffle Association is hoping to interest farmers in growing an "alternative crop" that could pay thousands, or very little at all.
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Brandon, Winnipeg police seeing increase in phone scams: ‘It’s definitely concerning’
The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre says if you believe you have been victimized by a scammer, report it to them and local police.
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