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Articles from November 1, 2015

Ajax Native Devin Shore Gets NHL Call-Up to Stars in Time for Game at Leafs
Stars call up Ajax's Shore before Leafs game--TORONTO - As an undersized kid playing hockey in Ajax, Ont., Devin Shore didn't think the NHL was a realistic goal. It took until his first professional action in the minors last season for him to realize...
A U.S. Federal Court Has Ordered the Seizure of Nova Star for Unpaid Invoices
U.S. court orders seizure of Nova Star--YARMOUTH, N.S. - An American federal court has ordered the seizure of the money-losing ferry that links Nova Scotia with Maine.The order against Nova Star Cruises, issued Friday, comes after the Nova Scotia government...
Bombardier Not Done with Transformation; Reviewing Strategic Options, Says CEO
Bombardier not done with transformation--MONTREAL - The $1-billion lifeline Bombardier is getting from the Quebec government will go a long way toward helping the troubled plane and train maker, but it's just one of several initiatives aimed at shoring...
Canada's Black Finishes Seventh in Beam Final at Gymnastics World Championships
Black finishes seventh in beam at Worlds--GLASGOW, Scotland - Ellie Black of Halifax finished in seventh place in the beam final on Sunday at the world gymnastics championships.Three-time all-around world champion Simone Biles of the United States romped...
Chief Asks Parents of Missing Daughter to Bring RCMP for Next Search
Bring RCMP for next search, chief asks family--PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, Man. - Animosity is brewing in Manitoba between a mother and father desperate for clues into the disappearance of their missing daughter, and a First Nations chief who says band members...
Chief, Mayors, Refugees: Rookie Liberals Bring Diverse Job Experience to Caucus
Rookie Liberals make for diverse caucus--OTTAWA - When Catherine McKenna looks at a roomful of her 127 fellow rookie Liberal MPs, she sees police chiefs, soldiers, aboriginal leaders, mayors, doctors, refugees, athletes, social workers, tradespeople,...
Condon Does the Job in Place of Price, Canadiens Beat Jets 5-1
Fleischmann, Canadiens down Jets 5-1--MONTREAL - It doesn't matter who is stopping pucks for the Montreal Canadiens. The offence is doing more than enough to fill the opposing net.Tomas Fleischmann scored twice and added an assist and David Desharnais...
Curiosity over Canada's Next PM Ripples from Amsterdam, to Paris, to Washington
Foreigners and Trudeau: Curiosity abroad--WASHINGTON - A rare phenomenon is transpiring in a foreign capital where mentioning Canadian politics is generally about as likely to stimulate conversation at a dinner party as to get you disinvited from the...
FBO-CIS-Football-Playoff-Glance
FBO-CIS-Football-Playoff-Glance--CIS Football PlayoffsAll Times EasternAUSBye: Mount Allison (1)SemifinalAcadia (3) at St. Francis Xavier (2), 1 p.m.Saturday, Nov. 14ChampionshipLoney BowlSt. Francis Xavier-Acadia winner at Mount Allison, 1 p.m.___RSEQSemifinalsConcordia...
Federal NDP Regroups for 42nd Parliament, Numbers Diminished but Unbowed
Federal New Democrats: down, but not out--OTTAWA - The New Democrats enter the 42nd session of Parliament with fewer than half of the members that they had going into the 2015 federal election campaign.Despite being forced back to third-party status...
Five Things to Watch for in the Canadian Business World in the Coming Week
Five things in Canadian business this week--TORONTO - Five things to watch in Canadian business this week:China missions: Premier Christy Clark of B.C. and Kathleen Wynne, her Ontario counterpart, both visit China next week as they try to foster stronger...
From Bautista's Bat Flip to Embarrassing Bands, the Perils of Timely Tattoos
From Bautista to bands, the perils of timely tattoos--TORONTO - Just hours after slugger Jose Bautista made an indelible mark in Toronto Blue Jays history with his now-famous bat flip, Byran Bevins sought to make the moment even more permanent.The factory...
Greivis Vasquez Makes First Return to Toronto after Being Traded in Off-Season
Vasquez sees opportunity with Bucks--TORONTO - Greivis Vasquez knew change would come following the Raptors' first-round loss to the Washington Wizards last spring, but it didn't make the trade any easier.The Venezuelan point guard was dealt by Toronto...
Hunting for Winter Coats and a New Leader: Tories Prepare for Ottawa
Rookie Tories prepare for life in Ottawa--OTTAWA - If there's one thing Dianne Watts knows she needs to do before travelling to Ottawa this week to take her place in the official Opposition caucus, it's buy warmer clothes.As the former mayor of Surrey,...
Impact Beat Crew 2-1 in Opening Leg of Eastern Conference Semifinal
Venegas goal lifts Impact over Crew 2-1--MONTREAL - Getting key performances off the bench has become a handy tool for the Montreal Impact's playoff run.It happened again on Sunday night, when substitute Johan Venegas scored the game-winner in the 77th...
ISU World Cup Short-Track Speedskating Results
ISU World Cup Short-Track Speedskating Results--MONTREAL - Results Sunday from a short-track world cup speedskating race (all results finals):MEN500m1. Wu Dajing, China, 41.133 seconds.2. Charle Cournoyer, Boucherville, Que., 41.193.3. Se Yeong Park,...
LCBO Spends over $250K Fighting Order to Stop Collecting Personal Information
LCBO spends over $250K fighting privacy order--TORONTO - The Liquor Control Board of Ontario is destroying the personal information of wine, beer and spirit club members that the privacy commissioner said it was wrong to collect -- but only after putting...
MacDonald Scores Winner, Silvertips Halt Winterhawks' Five-Game Win Streak
MacDonald, Silvertips slip past Winterhawks--PORTLAND, Ore. - Cole MacDonald scored the winner with 53 second remaining in regulation as the Everett Silvertips edged the host Portland Winterhawks 2-1 on Sunday in Western Hockey League action.Brian King...
Montreal Universities Contributing to Canada's Growing Space Research Industry
Montreal university looks toward space--MONTREAL - The launch of a new space research institute at Montreal's McGill University has its director hoping it can not only help solve some of the biggest mysteries of the universe, but also contribute to turning...
Most Homeowners Need Educating on Carbon Monoxide Detectors: Survey Suggests
Homeowners should read up on CO detectors--TORONTO - Carbon monoxide detectors may be a staple in a growing number of Canadian homes, but a new survey suggests that doesn't mean they're being used effectively.Data collected by Ipsos Reid for the Hawkins-Gignac...
OHL Roundup: Rangers Move into First in Western Conference with Win over Storm
OHL Roundup: Rangers tame Storm--KITCHENER, Ont. - Jeremy Bracco and Jake Henderson each scored twice as the Kitchener Rangers beat the Guelph Storm 5-3 in Ontario Hockey League action on Sunday.The Rangers (12-0-3) have yet to lose in regulation this...
Patrick Chan Golden Once Again, Wins Skate Canada in Return to Competition
Chan wins gold in return to competition--LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Over the course of four-and-a-half stunning minutes Saturday night, Patrick Chan answered any questions about his competitive comeback.Canada's three-time world champion was golden once again,...
Patrick Chan Questioned His Comeback Right Up until He Took the Ice Saturday
Chan's victory came after rocky few months--LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - He may be a three-time world champion, but there was little about his comeback that came easy for Patrick Chan.Uncertainty nagged at him all summer, right up until the moment he stepped...
QMJHL Roundup: Beaudin Scores Winner, Huskies Top Screaming Eagles 6-5 in OT
QMJHL Roundup: Huskies top Screaming Eagles--SYDNEY, N.S. - Jean-Christophe Beaudin scored 1:12 into overtime to lift the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies to a 6-5 victory over the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles on Sunday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.Francis...
Raptors Coach Dwane Casey Deflects Praise to Players after Notching Record Win
Dwane Casey enters Raptors record book--TORONTO - Dwane Casey entered the Raptors' record book Sunday but would only talk about it begrudgingly."I appreciate all the players that have been here," Casey said in deflecting praise after his franchise-record...
Redblacks Win Ugly, Beat Ticats 12-6 to Move into First Place in CFL East
Redblacks beat Ticats, move into first in East--HAMILTON - Ottawa Redblacks quarterback Henry Burris is taking it personally.The 16-year CFL veteran says Hamilton defensive back Simoni Lawrence "crossed the line" midway through the first quarter when...
Residential Schools Archive Trying to Balance Survivor Privacy, Public Education
Residential schools archive set to open--WINNIPEG - An archive housing the national memory of residential schools is set to open its doors, but must balance concerns from survivors with educating the public about one of the darkest chapters in Canadian...
St-Gelais, Hamelin Win Gold at ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup
St-Gelais, Hamelin win gold at ISU World Cup--MONTREAL - Marianne St-Gelais of Saint-Felicien, Que., won in the women's 500-metre race at the ISU short track speed skating World Cup on Sunday.St-Gelais, who clocked in at 43.120 seconds, led the race...
Talbot Gives Up Shaky Goal Late in Third, Frolik and Flames Beat Oilers 5-4
Frolik with hat trick, Flames beat Oilers 5-4--EDMONTON - The Calgary Flames were a team in need of a spark, and they got one at the perfect time on Saturday.Michael Frolik scored three times -- including the winner with 8.7 seconds remaining -- as the...
Top News Advisory for Sunday, Nov 1
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...
Two Ontario Teens Are among the Finalists for an International Scholarship
Ontario teens finalists for worldwide scholarship--Two Ontario teens are among the finalists for an international scholarship worth $250,000, which is partially funded by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerburg.There are 15 finalists for the Breakthrough Junior...
Walker Has 3 TD's, Eskimos Topple Alouettes 40-22 to Secure First Place in CFL
Eskimos secure first place with win over Als--EDMONTON - It's a case of hurry up and wait for the Edmonton Eskimos.Derel Walker reeled in three touchdown passes as the Eskimos completed their race through the second half of the season to secure first...
Weekend Grouped Soccer Scores
Weekend Grouped Soccer Scores--ENGLANDSaturday's resultsPremier LeagueLiverpool 3 Chelsea 1Crystal Palace 0 Manchester United 0Manchester City 2 Norwich 1Newcastle 0 Stoke 0Arsenal 3 Swansea 0Watford 2 West Ham 0Leicester City 3 West Brom 2ChampionshipWolverhampton...
WHL Roundup: Chase Harrison Scores OT Winner as Pats Beat Warriors
WHL Roundup: Pats beat Warriors in OT--MOOSE JAW, Sask. - Chase Harrison scored his first of the season 13 seconds into extra time as the Regina Pats beat the Moose Jaw Warriors 4-3 on Saturday in Western Hockey League action.Austin Wagner and Adam Brooks...
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