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Miller stars in OT as Canucks edge Sabres 6-5
J.T. Miller scored on a power play 3:21 into overtime as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Buffalo Sabres 6-5 Saturday afternoon.
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Vancouver mayor promises more police in wake of downtown violent shoplifting spike
Vancouver's 2020 budget, which will be voted on by council Tuesday, includes money for 25 new police officers and 10 new civilian employees.
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Two indigenous men shot dead in Brazil, near where forest guardian was killed weeks earlier
Indigenous tribes in Brazil are facing escalating violence during the presidency of Jair Bolsonaro, who has promised to reduce tribal rights and encouraged the commercial exploitation of their protected lands.
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CRIME HUNTER: Missing person’s probe reveals another murder
Lisa Brown walked away from her home on Nov. 10, 1998, and simply vanished. Detectives were never convinced she was looking for a new life or running from a troubled past. They believed she was murdered. But a $250,000 reward failed to make a dent in the probe of the missing Perth, Australia mom. “Lisa […]
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DEATH ROW: Next up for execution in the U.S.
Everything is bigger in Texas — including the number of executions carried out in the Lone Star State. Even Florida is a pretender when it comes to top honours in the American death machine. Six of the next 10 executions slated by state governments will take place at the death house in Huntsville. There’s one […]
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Nathan Chen wins 3rd straight title at figure skating Grand Prix Finals
Chen became only the second men’s skater to win the Grand Prix Finals three times in a row. The only other skater to have done that is Yuzuru Hanyu, who won four straight competitions from 2013 through 2016.
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EDITORIAL: Auditors expose false political claims on climate change
Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk’s report last week that Premier Doug Ford’s plan to meet Ontario’s greenhouse gas emission reduction targets is “not yet supported by sound evidence” comes as no surprise. That’s because it’s the same conclusion her federal and provincial counterparts have reached in assessing almost all federal and provincial climate change plans. The […]
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Now the longest serving professional athlete in Toronto, Kyle Lowry has found a place to call home
The Philadelphia native thought he would be here a year or two but now Lowry is the longest-tenured athlete among Toronto’s professional sports teams. And the city really has become home.
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Moisson Montreal on a mission to feed 20,000 families
Many affiliated organizations close during the holiday season but the food bank wants to make sure no stomach is left empty going into the new year.
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Winnipeg family frustrated over slow repairs to accessible change rooms at pool
Kristen Clayden's face lights up when she talks about swimming at her dad's cabin at West Hawk Lake as a kid.
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RANDALL THE HANDLE: Will Buffalo pay the bills as a home dog?
The Ravens have won eight straight games and have covered in five of their past six with the one setback for their backers occurring in last week’s 20-17 win but non-cover versus the 49ers. Baltimore will visit Buffalo this afternoon where they will take on the league’s best money-makers on the season as the Bills’ […]
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Tide barriers to protect Venice from flooding pass another test — but skeptics remain
The system of movable underwater barriers, dubbed Moses, has been beset by corruption, cost overruns and delays.
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MALCOLM: Trudeau doesn’t know what to do with China
The Trudeau government has no idea how to handle its relationship with China. Ever since the diplomatic dispute over the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou for violating U.S. sanctions laws by allegedly working with Iran and the resulting arrest of two Canadians as retribution, Trudeau looks like a fish out of water. He can’t […]
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FUREY: Beware – participation award culture is moving into the adult realm
This past summer everyone in my kid’s soccer team received medals after the last game. Both their team and the other team, even though only one of them won. We call these participation medals, the award you get for just showing up and doing the minimum. The merits of this have been long debated. Some […]
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Canada on track to be slightly warmer than normal in 2019
Environment and Climate Change Canada contributed to this week's dire State of the Climate report from the World Meteorological Organization, which says 2019 is set to wrap up the warmest decade on record.
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Second Harvest kicks off holiday season turkey drive at Loblaws
This holiday season, more tables in Toronto are in need of turkeys. But Second Harvest — a food rescue charity — is working with the Loblaws grocery chain for the 17th year on their Turkey Drive to ensure those in need enjoy a tasty meal during the holiday season. Second Harvest volunteers were in the […]
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Apex Mountain Resort near Penticton opens for 2019-20 ski season
The temperature at the hill on Saturday was -2 C, along with overcast skies and variable visibility.
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MLB’s whiteness in manager, GM jobs ‘same as it’s always been’
Only one of the 11 managerial and three GM vacancies across Major League Baseball this off-season was filled by racialized person, and baseball men such as Dusty Baker and Dave Stewart say there is little interest in remedying the situation.
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West Islanders need your help to give Christmas gifts to seniors in need
You can help a lonely senior get a Christmas gift,
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Days after hit-and-run sent pedestrian to hospital, Vancouver police seek more info
The victim remains in hospital as of Saturday, police said, and is being treated for serious head injuries.
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Manchester United players targeted by objects, racist abuse
Manchester City said it was working with police to identify any perpetrators of racist abuse.
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GUNTER: The throne speech was obsolete by the next day
I can never understand commentators who seem surprised (even irritated) by the vagueness of a throne speech. Vagueness is the point. A typical throne speech is to legislative agendas what daydreaming about winning the lottery is to retirement planning. Vice-regal addresses are accurate indications of a government’s priorities — until all those best-laid plans get […]
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How stroopwafels are becoming NBA players’ go-to snack
The stroopwafel, a favourite snack of the Netherlands typically baked by pressing a vanilla-cinnamon dough and a thin filling between flame-heated waffle irons, has permeated the NBA — but this one is made with honey instead of the traditional caramel.
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ROAD RAGE: Mississauga man allegedly points fake gun at another driver
A 41-year-old man is accused of brandishing a fake handgun at a fellow motorist during a road rage incident in Burlington. Halton Regional Police say they received reports of a man in a car waving a gun on Saturday morning. The man reportedly lowered his window and then pointed the fake gun at another driver. […]
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Lights, camera, action: Families in need receive free portraits in Lethbridge
Help Portrait Day in Lethbridge offers free professional photos to families in need this holiday season.
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Taste and tradition unites Saskatchewan mead lovers
Bushwakker started making the mead in the early 1990s. Over 400 pounds of specially selected Lumsden Valley honey is used in every batch along with 80 pounds of blackberries.
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GOLDBERG: It’s a mistake for Democrats to rush impeachment process
“The test of a first-rate intelligence,” F. Scott Fitzgerald famously wrote, “is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.” I make no claim to being a first-rate intelligence. I’m not even sure I can claim to function on many days. But that’s […]
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Can limiting eating to a 10-hour window improve your health?
In an early effort to explore the benefits of daily fasting in humans, researchers have found that people who are at high risk of developing diabetes improved their health in myriad ways when they ate all of their meals over a span of just over 10 hours, then fasted for the remainder of their 24-hour day.
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Ex-Team Canada star Kaillie Humphries wins debut bobsled race with U.S.
Former Canadian bobsled star Kaillie Humphries won this season's women's opener on Saturday, posting the fastest time in both heats at Mount Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid, New York.
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Halifax Thunderbirds focus on legacy as they kick off inaugural season
As the Halifax Thunderbirds prepare for their professional debut, coaches and athletes say their focus lies on creating a meaningful legacy in their East Coast home.
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Two kids, 3 and 6, badly hurt in multi-vehicle crash in Scarborough
Two children were hospitalized with serious injuries suffered in a three-vehicle crash on a busy highway in Scarborough late Friday. Ontario Provincial  Police say the children were in a Honda travelling in the westbound express lanes of Hwy. 401, near Warden Ave., when the collision unfolded just after 10 p.m. The Honda rear-ended a car […]
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SIMMONS: In hindsight, it was a mistake for Maple Leafs to push Lou out
Brendan Shanahan doesn’t like to look back. At least publicly, he doesn’t. But if he were to take stock of all the moves he’s made since becoming president of the Maple Leafs six years ago, probably the biggest error he made was being too quick to push Lou Lamoriello out as general manager after just […]
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Indian woman who alleged gang rape dies after burn attack
An alleged rape victim in northern India who was set on fire while heading to a court hearing in the case has died in a New Delhi hospital, officials said Saturday.
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Walmart.ca pulls Christmas sweater featuring Santa with cocaine
Other sweaters included an upside-down snowman with its carrot nose and ornamental balls imitating male genitalia and another showing Santa roasting his "chestnuts" over a holiday ornamented fireplace.
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Fire crews investigating 2 separate blazes overnight in Saskatoon
Firefighters responded to two separate calls overnight. One was a house fire, while the other was in a garage.
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‘He died a hero:’ Family pays tribute to man killed in Florida shooting
In a Facebook post, Joshua Watson's brother Adam said he saved countless lives with his own.
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Uber sexual assault report prompts concerns over ridesharing in B.C. But are taxis any safer?
A lack of data regarding sexual assaults in taxis across B.C. makes it difficult to draw comparisons.
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Abandoned at home in Alaska, 5-year-old child carried baby half a mile to neighbour
The 5-year-old child became scared when the power went out in the home, troopers said.
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