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Red Wings snap 12-game skid with 5-2 win over Jets
Robby Fabbri scored twice on fortuitous bounces off the same Winnipeg player, and the Detroit Red Wings snapped a 12-game winless streak with a 5-2 victory over the Jets on Thursday night.
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U.K. Labour leader Corbyn faces calls to quit as election defeat looms
Projections show a collapse in traditional strongholds for the Labour Party and the party's worst election defeat in 84 years.
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Niagara IceDogs goaltender has emergency surgery after scary on-ice collision, game against Knights cancelled
After colliding with a Knights player in the opening minute of the second period, Tynan appeared to clutch his right leg as a pool of blood emerged from his goalie pads.
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Long naps, more than 9 hours of sleep tied to increased likelihood of stroke
People who take long naps or sleep for longer than nine hours are more likely to suffer a stroke, a new study suggests
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Police surround Oppenheimer Park after reported shooting, 1 person in hospital
Callers to the Global BC newsroom described hearing five to six gunshots, and said more than a dozen heavily-armed officers were on scene.
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#ICYMI: Habs visit Montreal Children's Hospital, don't expect a snowy Christmas
Busy day? Catch up on what you might have missed, right here.
Montreal Latest News, Breaking Headlines & Sports | Montreal Gazette
Durham Regional Police officers praised after freezing Lakeview Park water rescue
"At that point I made the decision, knowing that hypothermia could kick in at any point, [that] I needed to get out there," said Acting Sgt. Mark Pillman.
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Accused in Calgary quadruple killing trial found guilty on all charges
Two people charged in connection with the deaths of four people were found guilty of all charges they had been facing in a Calgary courtroom on Thursday night.
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‘Worth his weight in gold’: Pilot killed in Gabriola crash remembered for animal rescue work
"There's two things that I know about him that he loves. The first one would be flying, for sure. The second one would be would be animals."
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How Andrew Scheer made an unlikely rise to the Conservative leadership — and then lost it two years later
In 2017, members chose the consensus 'safe' option, the nice guy. It didn't work out in the end, and where the party goes now is anyone's guess
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Jared Spurgeon makes big impact with small stature
The five-foot-nine, 167-pound Minnesota Wild blueliner has been defying size stereotypes his whole NHL career.
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Bruce Arthur: Jason Spezza is finally getting regular ice time with the Maple Leafs, but it’s the nickname that shows he’s fitting in
The veteran they’re calling Vintage kept a positive attitude while he was in and out of the lineup to start the season.
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Stu Cowan: Canadiens bring some cheer to Montreal Children's Hospital
"It’s nice that they do this," mother of sick 10-week-old says. "It’s hard being here during the holidays. Two nights ago, I was crying."
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Montreal Latest News, Breaking Headlines & Sports | Montreal Gazette
STROBEL: Give Kyra and Variety Village a ‘Big Lift’
Such a big moment. Such a little girl. On Saturday night, in the highlight of Variety Village’s Holiday Watershow, nine teenaged synchronized swimmers will form a human platform to lift Kyra Menzie, 7, out of the water and carry her the length of the pool. Mariah Carey will coo All I Want for Christmas is […]
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Toronto Sun
Markham massage therapist charged with sexual assault
Police believe the accused was working in locations across the GTA.
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Sightless Hong Kongers who navigate city by sound find it more difficult now
Demonstrating is not easy for Luk, who taps a white cane to feel for obstacles and relies on bystanders to guide her.
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OHL game cancelled after goalie injured and taken away on stretcher
An OHL game was cancelled after Niagara IceDogs goalie Tucker Tynan was injured. Video showed a pool of blood emerging from his pads after he collided with a player.
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Surrey's new top cop looking forward to the challenge, even if it is short-lived
Chief Supt. Brian Edwards takes over detachment as Surrey works to set up a municipal force
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Mother rammed barber with car because she was upset with son's haircut: authorities
A San Francisco Bay Area mother suspected of ramming her car into her son's barber following a haircut surrendered to authorities, police said.
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Maia Hoeberechts: Northern communities lead the way in understanding climate change impacts
OPINION: The Inuit right to be cold — to maintain a culture and way of life intertwined with the ice and snow — is a fundamental right.
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Canadian coach Hunter happy to have extra experienced player
Dale Hunter is going to lean on his returning players in the lead-up to the world junior opener against the Americans on Boxing Day. That makes the Arizona Coyotes’ decision to loan Barrett Hayton to Canada for the tournament even more important for a squad with a healthy chunk of skaters aged 18-and-under on the […]
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Toronto Sun
Surrey’s mayor says ‘large amount’ of residents don’t want ridesharing. Here’s what the numbers say
A poll from Mainstreet Research, conducted in July 2019, found 78 per cent of Surrey residents think ridesharing should be an option in Metro Vancouver.
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Mexican Senate approves revised North American trade deal
The ratification process is complete in Mexico, but USMCA is not expected to be ratified in the United States or Canada until early next year.
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EU leaders agree on 2050 climate neutrality target, but leave Poland out
The agreement came after hours of haggling with Eastern European states demanding funds to support a transition away from fossil fuels and a role for nuclear power.
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LILLEY: Teachers insist it’s not about money while launching lawsuit over pay cap
For a group of people who want you to know their fight with the government has nothing to do with wages and compensation, it was an odd move. The four main unions representing teachers in Ontario launched a lawsuit over legislation that would limit raises to no more than 1% a year. “Bill 124 seeks […]
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Toronto Sun
Police charge youth hockey coach with sexual assault and criminal harassment
The man coached a youth hockey team in Brampton, police say.
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MUHC nurse honoured for life's work in organ donations
"We want to make families understand that they're never forgotten," said nurse clinician Wendy Sherry.
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TFC captain Michael Bradley says ‘winning here, it means more’
Michael Bradley is glad to have taken a hometown discount to stay on as captain of Toronto FC, saying, “Playing here, winning here, it means more.”
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Why Alberta is making some patients change their medication—and what that means
The provincial government announced Thursday that patients on drugs called biologics will have to move to a different class of copies called biosimilars.
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Arizona Coyotes loan Barrett Hayton to Canada for world junior hockey championship
The fifth pick in the 2018 NHL draft, the centre has one goal and three assists in 14 games with Arizona.
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John Ivison: It was not a question of if Andrew Scheer would leave, but when
'He just didn’t have the heart for it,' said a party figure. The private school story was a factor but he was already halfway out the door
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Kelowna residents help fill donation bins for local food banks
Kelowna community members are doing their best to fill local food bank donation bins.
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‘Not young boyfriends’: UBC study finds accused abusers of young girls 19 years older on average
"These were cases of devastating abuse by male adults in positions of trust, and family members in particular," said one of the study's authors.
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Dave Feschuk: Raptors’ defence might be caught in its own trap despite shutting down some of the NBA’s top scorers
Teams seem to be adjusting to Toronto’s trapping ways, using patience and ball movement to get to the basket.
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Led by Henry, Titans aimed at top spot in the AFC South
Without looking, who’s the current rushing leader in the NFL? Christian McCaffrey? Early on, yes. But he hasn’t surpassed the 70-yard mark in four weeks and now sits third. Dalvin Cook? Uh-huh. At one point. But it has been seven games since he has reached triple figures along the ground. Cook is now fifth. It […]
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Toronto Sun
Vaughn Palmer: Both Weaver and NDP a bit restless about Green party leadership change
OPINION: It remains to be seen whether the outspoken Weaver would hold his tongue if one of the leadership candidates were to differ publicly with the stands he has taken
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Stanley Park seawall dog walker's killer pleads guilty to murder
A man who was charged after a dog walker was found fatally stabbed on the Stanley Park seawall pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of murder
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Man hacked family's security camera, told their daughter he was Santa Claus
Someone gained access to the Ring security camera of a Tennessee family and used the speaker feature to harass their 8-year-old daughter, telling her he was Santa Claus and encouraging her to destroy the room.
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Why a new Conservative leader could shake up things for Alberta
On Thursday, Premier Jason Kenney dismissed making a bid for Andrew Scheer’s job, but experts say he could still have a role to play.
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Scott Boras brings in cash for clients at baseball winter meetings
The agent dominated the event with deals for Stephen Strasburg, Gerrit Cole and Anthony Rendon that totalled $814 million (U.S.).
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Calgary inaugural food hall and fresh market serves up success
The Avenida Food Hall & Fresh Market will officially celebrate one year in business this Sunday and its general manager says it's been a great year.
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Water-main break floods Burnaby homes for second time this year
On Tuesday, some homes in Surrey were flooded, and on Wednesday a water main installed in 1920 burst at Georgia and Hornby.
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MANDEL: How seriously do we take cases of domestic abuse?
This is a terrifying story behind the headlines of domestic abuse, a harrowing tale where Ontario’s highest court stepped in to give William Nolan the tougher sentence he deserved. But is it enough? Nolan terrorized the mother of his children. Their common-law relationship began in 2004 and two sons soon followed. In 2009, he was […]
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Toronto Sun
Grand chief sues B.C. First Nation Health Authority over alleged conflict of interest
Allegations of mismanagement and conflict of interest at an organization that runs health care for First Nations in B.C. are detailed in a newly filed lawsuit
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New Jersey shooting puts spotlight on fringe anti-Semitic movement
The shooters have been linked to the Black Hebrew Israelites, which includes members subscribed to an extreme set of anti-Semitic beliefs.
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Retirement Concepts' senior care homes under scrutiny as Island Health intervenes at another facility
"When you examine the data from 2017 and 2018 at Retirement Concepts facilities, for all beds, public and private, it would appear that the funded hours of care are not delivered, across all beds." — B.C.'s Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie.
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Vancouver News, Top Stories, Breaking Headlines & Videos | Vancouver Sun
Scheer’s exit is an opportunity, not a blow, say many Conservatives
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer triggered a full-blown leadership race with Thursday’s surprise announcement he no longer had the fortitude to stay on.And while several Conservative MPs were shaken, many others appeared relieved, smiling in their Commons seats.
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