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Hockey helmet maker to drop concussion protection claims: Competition Bureau

The Canadian Press Ottawa: A U.S.-based hockey equipment manufacturer has agreed to stop making claims that ``create the impression'' that one of its hockey helmets...

Many obstacles for Canadian Pacific Railway takeover of Norfolk Southern

By Ross Marowits, THE CANADIAN PRESS Vancouver: Canadian Pacific Railway's dream of creating North America's largest railroad faces a long and uncertain future following Norfolk Southern's...

Five teens rescued from northern Saskatchewan lake; all in good health

The Canadian Press SOUTHEND, Saskatchewan: Searchers on Monday rescued five teenagers from an island in a northern Saskatchewan lake where they were found after failing to...

Sim Bhullar joins Raptors 905

Mississauga, Nov 2 (IANS) Indian-origin cager Sim Bhullar has joined Raptors 905 in the National Basketball Association's (NBA) Development League. "The Raptors' D-League affiliate got...

B.C. sailor arrested by military police on charges of drug trafficking

By Katie DeRosa, Victoria Times Colonist Esquimalt: A 32-year-old sailor from CFB Esquimalt, who had been assigned to a ship responsible for a major drug-interception...

Ex cabinet minister Jean Lapierre and several relatives die in plane...

The Canadian Press HAVRE-AUX-MAISONS, Quebec: Former Liberal cabinet minister Jean Lapierre, his wife and other members of his family died in a plane crash Tuesday...

Defence minister hints at new money for military after meeting U.S....

The Canadian Press Ottawa: Canada's defence minister is hinting at new money for the military following a much-anticipated meeting with his U.S. counterpart in Washington...

Judge clears Duffy on 31 fraud, breach of trust and bribery...

Ottawa: Sen. Mike Duffy has been cleared of all 31 fraud, breach of trust and bribery charges he had been facing in relation to...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel to visit Ottawa next week

The Canadian Press Ottawa: Prime Minister Stephen Harper says German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Ottawa next Monday. The Prime Minister's Office says the she will...

Sexually explicit taunts to a female TV reporter costs a Toronto...

By Michelle McQuigge, THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO: A social media firestorm touched off by a female TV reporter who fought back against sexually explicit taunts...

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