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Articles from September 27, 2015

Archaeology Enthusiasts Unearth Artifacts at Halifax Park as Part of Public Dig
Public unearths artifacts at Halifax park--HALIFAX - Ten-year-old Marshall Adams wore a toothy smile as he held a 175-year-old piece of pottery he had just dug up from the ground at a Halifax-area park.Adams was taking part in a public archeological...
B.C. to Lead Country in Growth, but Job Creation Stuck in Second Gear
B.C. jobs plan engine runs hot, sputters--VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark's promises to transform British Columbia into Canada's top job-creating engine appears to be stuck in second gear, even as the provincial economy is predicted to surge.Clark's...
Brendan Gaunce Giving His Coach Plenty to Think About
Jooris scores in OT, Flames beat Canucks 4-3--VANCOUVER - Brendan Gaunce is giving Canucks coach Willie Desjardins plenty to think about heading into the regular season.Gaunce opened the scoring for the Canucks in a 4-3 pre-season loss to the Calgary...
Broadbent Institute Raises New Questions about CRA Auditing of Charities
New questions about CRA auditing of charities--OTTAWA - The Broadbent Institute, a left-leaning think-tank, has levelled another broadside at the Harper government over the Canada Revenue Agency's auditing of charities.The organization says the country's...
Brother of Murdered Woman Shocked after Vancouver Removes Memorials
Vancouver removes murdered women plaques--VANCOUVER - A brother of one of the women murdered by Robert Pickton says he's shocked and upset after the City of Vancouver removed plaques honouring three of the killer's victims.Bronze plaques bearing the...
Canada Wins Fourth Straight World Indoor Lacrosse Title with Win over Iroquois Nationals
Canada beats Iroquois Nationals 12-8--SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Canada's dominance in box lacrosse continues.A 12-8 victory over the Iroquois Nationals on Sunday earned Canada its fourth consecutive world indoor championship and stretched its all-time record...
Canadian Official for U.N. Watched Syrian Refugee Crisis 'Slow Burn' in Lebanon
U.N. official watched refugee crisis 'slow burn'--VANCOUVER - When the daily queue of weary Syrians outside the United Nations refugee agency in Lebanon swelled to the thousands, Canadian Ninette Kelley realized the crisis could stretch endlessly. The...
Donaldson Hits Walkoff Homer to Make Jays Regular-Season Home Finale Party Time
Donaldson caps Jays rally with walkoff homer--TORONTO - The Blue Jays' celebrations continued on the field Sunday as Josh Donaldson's walkoff solo homer served up a wild ending to Toronto's regular-season home finale before another Rogers Centre sellout.The...
HKN-Exp-Overall-Stdgs
HKN-Exp-Overall-Stdgs--NHLAll Times EasternEastern ConferenceAtlantic DivisionMetropolitan DivisionWestern ConferenceCentral DivisionPacific DivisionNote: a team winning in overtime or shootout is credited with two points and a victory in the W column;...
HKN-Overall-Stdgs
HKN-Overall-Stdgs--NHLAll Times EasternEastern ConferenceAtlantic DivisionMetropolitan DivisionWestern ConferenceCentral DivisionPacific DivisionNote: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss.Saturday's resultsColumbus 4 Pittsburgh 2Carolina...
HKO-LHJMQ-Sums-Baie-Comeau-Shawinigan
HKO-Sums--LHJMQShawinigan 4, Baie-Comeau 2First Period1. Baie-Comeau, Meloche 2 (unassisted) 2:29 (pp).2. Shawinigan, d'Aoust 4 (Asselin, Yan) 2:50.3. Shawinigan, Yan 1 (Girard, d'Aoust) 9:12 (pp).Penalties -- Gignac Sha (slashing) 1:11, Pawelczyk Sha...
HKO-Sums-Moncton-Charlottetown
HKO-Sums--Moncton 6, Charlottetown 3First Period1. Moncton, Askew 1 (Macewen, Garland) 5:19.2. Moncton, Leger 3 (Wiederer) 9:41.Penalties -- Boudrias Cha (tripping) 4:14, Cormier Mon (boarding) 12:42, Malatesta Mon (tripping) 18:54.Second Period3. Moncton,...
Macho Harris with Three Picks as Riders Down Alouettes 33-21
Riders beat Alouettes for second win of season--REGINA - It had been a long time since Macho Harris had a game like he did on Sunday.The Saskatchewan linebacker tied a Roughriders record with three interceptions in a game -- bringing one back for a touchdown...
Mock Meteorite Strike to Help Train High River Volunteers for Disaster Recovery
High River focuses on disaster training volunteers--HIGH RIVER, Alta. - Hasn't High River suffered enough?After surviving one to the worst flood in Canadian history a couple of years ago, the Alberta town of 12,000, 70 kilometres south of Calgary is...
NDP, Tories Hit Homegrown Hot-Button Issues Ahead of Next Leader's Debate
Tory legislative legacy under assault--OTTAWA - All three main federal parties concentrated on homegrown, hot-button issues and largely kept their foreign policy powder dry ahead of the next leader's debate.New Democrats put themselves squarely in the...
Officers Who Died in the Line of Duty Are Honoured in Cross-Country Services
Peace officer memorials held across Canada--EDMONTON - As memorial services across Canada recognized peace officers who have died in the line of duty, two cases in northern Alberta this past year showed just how dangerous their jobs can be.RCMP Const....
OHL Roundup: Blackwood Stops 44 Shots as Colts Shut out 67's 4-0
OHL Roundup: Colts blank 67's 4-0--OTTAWA - Mackenzie Blackwood stopped all 44 shots his way -- including a penalty shot -- as the Barrie Colts blanked the host Ottawa 67's 4-0 on Sunday in Ontario Hockey League play.Blackwood stopped Jeremiah Addison...
Penalty Drama: Villa Scores Winner in Stoppage Time as NYCFC Stuns Whitecaps 2-1
Penalty drama as NYCFC downs Whitecaps 2-1--VANCOUVER - Frank Lampard, David Villa and Andrea Pirlo were the focus ahead of New York City FC's game against the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night. Afterwards, all anyone was talking about was referee...
Pierre Karl Peladeau Puts off Plan to Sell Signed Hockey Jerseys until after Oct 19
Peladeau suspends plan to sell hockey jerseys--QUEBEC - Parti Quebecois Leader Pierre Karl Peladeau's team has temporarily given up on a plan to sell hand-signed hockey jerseys, at $150 apiece, in order to pay the cost of his leadership campaign.The...
QMJHL Roundup: Phoenix Offence Explodes in 9-6 Win over Olympiques
QMJHL Roundup: Phoenix topple Olympiques 9-6--GATINEAU, Que. - Jan Dufek scored three times while Jeremy Roy and Daniel Audette had four-point outings as the Sherbrooke Phoenix defeated the host Gatineau Olympiques 9-6 on Sunday in Quebec Major Junior...
SOC-CIS-MEN-Stdgs
SOC-CIS-MEN-Stdgs--CISMenAtlantic ConferenceCanada WestPrairie DivisionPacific DivisionOntario ConferenceEast DivisionWest DivisionQuebec ConferenceThursday's resultsUQAM 1 UQTR 1Friday's resultsStFX 0 Cape Breton 0Saint Mary's 0 Dalhousie 2UPEI 1 UNB...
SOC-CIS-MEN-Stdgs
SOC-CIS-MEN-Stdgs--CISMenAtlantic ConferenceCanada WestPrairie DivisionPacific DivisionOntario ConferenceEast DivisionWest DivisionQuebec ConferenceFriday's resultsStFX 0 Cape Breton 0Saint Mary's 0 Dalhousie 2UPEI 1 UNB 1Mount Allison 1 Moncton 2Acadia...
Top News Advisory for Sunday, Sept. 27
Top News Advisory--6 p.mHere are the latest Top News stories from The Canadian Press. All times are Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change. Contact the National Desk at 416-507-2150.TOP...
Unreleased Government-Funded Report Suggests $50 Carbon Price in Alberta
Alberta government report suggests $50 carbon price--EDMONTON - Jacking up Alberta's carbon tax is the best way to reduce the province's greenhouse gas emissions from power generation, says a government-funded analysis obtained by The Canadian Press.Charging...
WHL Roundup: Forsberg Has Two Goals, Two Assists in Royals' Win over Winterhawks
WHL Roundup: Royals edge Winterhawks 6-5--VICTORIA - Alex Forsberg had two goals and two assists to lead the Victoria Royals to a 6-5 victory over the Portland Winterhawks on Saturday night in Western Hockey League action.Vladimir Bobylev also struck...
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