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The inspiration to team up with Nike for a hijab with the Raptors logo came from the Hijabi Ballers, a group of young Muslim women in Toronto who play basketball every Sunday.
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Federal government resists mounting pressure to end CN Rail strike
The federal government is resisting calls to intervene in a railway strike despite the spectre of a propane shortage in Quebec and rising pressure from premiers and CEOs across the country to reconvene Parliament ahead of schedule and legislate the 3,200 Canadian National Railway Co. employees back to work.
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Somali-Canadian activist killed by stray bullet: investigators
Preliminary investigations show a young Somali Canadian peace activist was killed by a stray bullet earlier this week in Mogadishu, the peacekeeping mission in Somalia said Friday, while her family prepared her memorial.
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Police incident shuts down Hwy 97 in Lake Country
"We've got an ongoing situation."
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Kings strike early on the way to a win over Edmonton Oilers
The Oilers stumbled out of the gate and lost to the Kings.
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Kelowna to host Brier in 2021
Kelowna has been chosen to host the 2021 Tim Horton's Brier.
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Barrie, Engvall leift Maple Leafs to 3-1 win over Coyotes
GLENDALE, Ariz. - Tyson Barrie scored his first goal of the season and Pierre Engvall got the first of his career to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night.
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Banks the CFL’s best as Ticats take home four individual awards
CALGARY — Just as they did on the field all season, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats dominated the CFL awards. The Ticats finished with the best record in the league in 2019 and were rewarded for it on Thursday night, as they won four of the seven major awards at Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome. Receiver Brandon Banks took […]
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Toronto Sun
Controversial ‘conscience rights’ bill should not move forward to a vote, committee rules
Committee members who voted against the bill said that in its current form, the bill does not address unintended consequences it may have on patient access to healthcare services like medical assistance in dying and abortion.
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Health group says ‘price war’ among vaping manufacturers is targeting young smokers
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada says the dropping prices means B.C.'s move to raise taxes on vape products won't be enough to curb youth vaping.
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Tiger-Cats warm up for Grey Cup by winning awards night in Calgary
Brandon Banks takes outstanding player honours, with Orlondo Steinauer voted top coach and Chris Van Zeyl earning top lineman.
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Gary Burrill: Nova Scotians are being ‘crushed by debt,’ not paid what they’re worth
Gary Burrill is Nova Scotia’s NDP leader and this week’s guest editor for Star Halifax. He’s speaking out about how people in Nova Scotia are struggling to make ends meet and why the province needs to act to make life easier for everyone.
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‘Burden of concern and worry:’ Gary Burrill on what he calls Nova Scotia’s broken economy
The Nova Scotia NDP leader, interviewed by Star Halifax for part of his role as guest editor, refers to the financial struggle many people are facing as “chewing up every available brain cell” they have.
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NFL WEEK 12: Randall the Handle’s best bets
THE BEST Steelers (5-5) at Bengals (0-10)  LINE: PITTSBURGH by 6½ Is it risky to place the 0-10 Bengals in our Best Bets category? You bet your bungles it is. However, this is not about endorsing the league’s only winless team. It’s more about fading the Steelers. Pittsburgh arrives here under very strenuous conditions. Last […]
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Dave Feschuk: Energized Leafs snap losing skid in Sheldon Keefe’s debut in Arizona — even Tyson Barrie scored
The Leafs looked like a different version of themselves in their first game in the post-Babcock era, a win over the Coyotes. They skated with more zip, occupied the offensive zone with more authority and creativity … and they actually smiled.
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Alberta’s UCP government unveils legislation to recover health-care costs associated with opioids
The Alberta government has introduced new legislation it says is meant to help it recover health-care costs resulting from opioid use.
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Leafs play smart hockey to give Keefe his first win in his first game
GLENDALE, Ariz. — About that Maple Leafs losing streak. Never mind. Not on Sheldon Keefe’s watch. A day after the Mike Babcock area ended, the Leafs in their first game under Keefe played with the kind of passion that has been embarrassingly absent, beating the Arizona Coyotes 3-1 at Gila River Arena on Thursday night. […]
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Hamilton’s public works GM says ‘glitch’ caused Chedoke Creek sewage spill
Dan McKinnon says staff and a monitoring system they've been using for the last 25 years were supposed to detect such anomalies.
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Ontario court quashes province’s post-secondary student fee opt out order
The Canadian Federation of Students and York Federation of Students filed a legal challenge, arguing the move was a politically motivated attack on student unions and services that threatened university independence.
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Benn scores winner, Stars take 5th straight, 5-3 over Jets
Jamie Benn backhanded a tiebreaking goal with 4:21 left and the rolling Dallas Stars beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 Thursday night after blowing a three-goal lead.
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Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation calls state of crisis after 3 recent suicides
"Chief Mitsuing and I both feel our staff are not ready or prepared to deal with the current level of crisis in the community," the nation's CEO and executive director, Barry Mitsuing Chalifoux, said in a statement.
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Big nights from their stars lifted the London Knights past the Mississauga Steelheads
The Knights veterans led way in Mississauga on Thursday as London won their third road game in a row.
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How a pair of scientific prospectors dig through old records to yield long-lost apples
Botanists E.J. Brandt and David Benscoter scour old maps and ask around to find the aging orchards that yield long-lost apple varieties.
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Als linebacker Hénoc Muamba named CFL's most outstanding Canadian
Muamba was second in the league this season with 93 defensive tackles. He had one sack, forced two fumbles and was named a division all-star.
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OHL Roundup: Thursday, November 21, 2019
WINDSOR, Ont. - Cole Purboo scored twice and Connor Corcoran had three assists as the Windsor Spitfires extended their point streak to 11 games with a 6-3 win on Thursday over the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds in Ontario Hockey League action.
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Islanders beat Pens 4-3 to extend point streak to 16 games.
Brock Nelson scored his second goal of the game 4:16 into overtime, and the New York Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Thursday night to extend their point streak to a franchise-record 16 games.
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Binnington makes 40 saves to help Blues beat Flames 5-0
Jordan Binnington stopped 40 shots for his sixth career shutout and Oskar Sundqvist scored twice to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 5-0 win over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night.
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Canucks score 5 power-play goals, beat Predators 6-3
Bo Horvat scored one of Vancouver's five power-play goals, and the Canucks beat the Nashville Predators 6-3 on Thursday night to stop a three-game slide.
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CFL looks to the Future
CALGARY — Yes, the children are still the future of football. Football Canada and the Canadian Football League are focused on introducing kids aged eight to 13 to a non-contact version of the game. To that end, they have joined forces on a program called CFL Futures. “We’ve worked really hard from the Football Canada […]
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From delivery man to porch pirate: Vancouver resident says package stolen by driver
A package delivery worker may have committed the perfect crime, a Vancouver man said.
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QMJHL Roundup: Thursday, November 21, 2019
Jakob Pelletier had two goals and two assists and Olivier Rodrigue made 32 saves as the Moncton Wildcats blanked the Chicoutimi Sagueneens 4-0 on Thursday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.
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Facing eviction, Hampstead affordable housing residents offered deal by developer
The developer, Malen Capital, held a meeting behind closed doors with the two tenants who attended.
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Yogurt sales sour as our breakfast culture changes
We’re eating breakfast on the go and aren’t making time for spoonable yogurt.
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Changes to B.C. building code address secondary suites, energy efficiency
The change will give local governments the choice to allow secondary suites in side-by-side multi-family buildings such as duplexes, townhouses and row housing. The changes do not apply to apartment-style buildings.
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Hamilton Ticats’ Chris Van Zeyl named CLF’s top lineman
The six-foot-six, 312-pound Van Zeyl claimed the honour at the CFL awards banquet in voting conducted by the Football Reporters of Canada and nine league coaches.
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Toronto FC roster outlook foggy after contract deadline passes
Veteran Ashtone Morgan was among five Reds whose options weren’t picked up, while talks continue with Michael Bradley and Nicolas Benezet’s loan runs out at year’s end.
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New artificial intelligence patents threaten white-collar jobs, study says
Males of European and Asian ancestry are most likely to take the hit in lost jobs.
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