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Articles from November 7, 2015

Blue Bombers Head Coach Mike O'Shea Named to All-Time Argos Squad
Mike O'Shea named as an All-Time Argo--TORONTO - He's the Winnipeg Blue Bombers head coach but Mike O'Shea will forever be a Toronto Argonaut.The club inducted O'Shea as an all-time Argo at halftime of its game versus Winnipeg at Rogers Centre on Friday...
Canada's Walk of Fame Adds Buble, Cherry and MacLean, Laumann, Hill
Canada's Walk of Fame adds 7 more names--TORONTO - A patriotic Michael Buble practically came up with a new national anthem on Saturday as he gushed about Canada's multiculturalism and diversity while he and several others were inducted into Canada's...
Canadian Short Track Skaters Girard, Fathoullin Finish 1-2 in 500-Metre Final
Girard, Fathoullin 1-2 finish at world cup--TORONTO - Samuel Girard of Ferland-et-Boilleau, Que., and Sasha Fathoullin of Calgary raced to a 1-2 Canadian finish in the first of two men's 500-metre events on Saturday at the ISU short track speed skating...
CIS Roundup: Laval Advances to RSEQ Final with 52-8 Win over Concordia
CIS Roundup: Laval advances to RSEQ final--QUEBEC CITY, Que. - Hugo Richard threw four touchdown passes as the powerhouse Laval Rouge et Or dismantled the Concordia Stingers 52-8 in RSEQ conference semifinal action Saturday.Richard completed 22-of-26...
Columbus Crew SC Needs Offence to Start Firing to Catch Up with Montreal
Crew look to kick-start offence vs. Impact--Columbus Crew SC is looking to offensive sparkplugs Kei Kamara, Frederico Higuain and Ethan Finlay to help save their season against the surging Montreal Impact.Only the New York Red Bulls, with 62, scored...
Desharnais Scores Winner Late, Canadiens Beat Bruins 4-2
Desharnais goal lifts Habs over Bruins 4-2--MONTREAL - Being "demoted" to the third line this season must seem like a blessing for Montreal Canadiens centre David Desharnais.The diminutive Desharnais scored on a power play with 1:08 left in the game...
Don Cherry Says Connor McDavid's Collar Bone Injury Was Deliberate
Cherry says McDavid injury was intentional--TORONTO - Don Cherry believes Connor McDavid's recent injury was deliberate and not just a typical hockey play.Speaking on his regular Coaches Corner segment Saturday night, Cherry showed a clip of the play...
Education Minister Tells Alberta Schools to Come Up with LGBTQ Policy
Schools told to come up with LGBTQ policy--EDMONTON - Alberta's education minister has sent a letter to school boards in the province reminding them that provincial law requires them to create a safe learning environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender...
FBO-CIS-Football-Playoff-Glance
FBO-CIS-Football-Playoff-Glance--CIS Football PlayoffsAll Times EasternAUSBye: Mount Allison (1)Saturday's resultSemifinalSt. Francis Xavier 26 Acadia 4Saturday, Nov. 14ChampionshipLoney BowlSt. Francis Xavier (2) at Mount Allison (1), 1 p.m.___RSEQSaturday's...
Health Minister Plans to Engage with Provinces, Territories as Soon as Next Week
Minister opens door to new health accord--OTTAWA - Canada's new health minister Jane Philpott says she plans to engage with provincial and territorial counterparts as soon as next week as the Liberals set the wheels in motion to establish a new health...
Howe Earns First Tournament Start in Canada's Four Nations Win over Sweden
Canada tops Sweden 3-1 at Four Nations--SUNDSVALL, Sweden - Canada's women's hockey team defeated Sweden 3-1 at the Four Nations tournament Saturday on what was an emotional day for goalie Erica Howe.The 23-year-old from Orleans, Ont., made her first...
How Stephen Harper's Old Schoolmate Helped Kill the Keystone XL Pipeline
How Stephen Harper schoolmate killed KXL--WASHINGTON - One of the great ironies of the interminable saga of Keystone XL is that two of its principal antagonists were unaware that they went to grade school together.In the midst of one of the biggest environmental...
Hunt on for New Site Away from Parliament Hill to Host Marquee Canada Day Party
Feds look to move capital's Canada Day bash--OTTAWA - Federal officials are on the hunt for a new location for the country's marquee party for Canada Day celebrations.A select group of companies were invited to bid on the project to find a new location...
Impact Draw on Champions League Experience in Second Leg in Columbus
Impact say second leg pressure no problem--MONTREAL - Playing the pressure-packed second leg of a playoff series is nothing new to the Montreal Impact.They were in three of them last winter and spring in an unexpected run to the CONCACAF Champions League...
Inductees Trade Barbs with Each Other at Hockey Hall of Fame Fan Forum
Inductees trade barbs at HHOF fan forum--TORONTO - Chris Pronger loved to get into opponents' heads during his Hall of Fame playing career."You knew you were in someone's kitchen when they started talking back," Pronger said. "They were on the hook."Pronger...
ISU Short-Track Speedskating World Cup Results
ISU Short-Track Speedskating World Cup Results--TORONTO - Results Saturday from an ISU short-track speedskating world cup race (all distances in metres):MEN500First Race1. Samuel Girard, Ferland-et-Boilleau, Que., 40.892 seconds.2. Alexander Fathoullin,...
'It Sucks:' Hardisty, Town at Start of Keystone XL, Takes Stock of Rejection
Hardisty takes stock of Keystone XL rejection--HARDISTY, Alta. - Lee Hayes and his coworker Dave Stuart have a blunt assessment of U.S. President Barack Obama's rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline: "It sucks."The two 50-something men make their living...
Kessel and Penguins Back on Track after Slow Start, Beat Oilers 2-1
Penguins back on track after slow start--EDMONTON - The tough start to the season for the Pittsburgh Penguins seems far behind them now.Phil Kessel's fifth goal of the season stood up as the winner as the Penguins won their sixth game in a row, defeating...
Mother of Canadian Killed Fighting ISIL Is Waiting to Bring Her Son's Body Home
Canadian killed fighting ISIL; mom to bring his body home--The mother of a Canadian who was killed while fighting the Islamic State said she doesn't know when she'll be able to bring her son's body home.Valerie Carder said that right now, repatriating...
Neuvirth Shuts out Jets as Flyers End Losing Streak with 3-0 Victory
Flyers end losing streak with win over Jets--WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets could have made it more difficult for Michal Neuvirth to earn himself another shutout on Saturday.Neuvirth made 28 saves and Brayden Schenn and Wayne Simmonds both scored on the...
OHL Roundup: Christian Dvorak Scores Five Times as Knights Rout Storm 9-2
OHL Roundup: Knights rout Storm 9-2--GUELPH, Ont. - Christian Dvorak had no problem finding the back of the net on Friday night.The Knights forward scored five times and added an assist as London routed the Guelph Storm 9-2 in Ontario Hockey League action.Linemate...
OHL Roundup: Roland McKeown, Frontenacs Hand Rangers First Regulation Loss
OHL Roundup: Frontenacs beat Rangers 5-3--KINGSTON, Ont. - The Kitchener Rangers' winning streak has finally come to an end.Roland McKeown had two goals and an assist as the Kingston Frontenacs halted the Rangers' 11-game win streak with a 5-3 victory...
QMJHL Roundup: Richard, Gauthier with Big Nights as Foreurs Rout Islanders
QMJHL Roundup: Foreurs rout Islanders--VAL-D'OR, Que. - Anthony Richard and Julien Gauthier both had four-point nights as the Val-d'Or Foreurs routed the Charlottetown Islanders 8-1 on Saturday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.Richard and...
Quebec Adoptees Turning to Social Media to Find Information about Their Origins
Quebec adoptees searching for answers--MONTREAL - Julie Levenhagen was known only as "baby Agathe" when she was adopted from a Montreal hospital at nine days old.Now, some 34 years later, and frustrated with her attempts to learn about her parentage,...
Redblacks Clinch First Place in East Division with 44-28 Win over Tiger-Cats
Redblacks clinch East with win over Ticats--OTTAWA - Veteran Henry Burris never doubted his ability, despite age not being on his side at this point in his career.Burris threw for six touchdowns and set a single-season record for completions and the...
Saturday's Grouped Soccer Scores
Saturday's Grouped Soccer Scores--ENGLANDPremier LeagueNewcastle 1 Bournemouth 0Leicester City 2 Watford 1Manchester United 2 West Brom 0Norwich 1 Swansea 0Southampton 1 Sunderland 0West Ham 1 Everton 1Stoke 1 Chelsea 0FA CupFirst RoundForest Green Rovers...
Stampeders Down Lions 28-7 in Preview of Next Week's CFL West Semifinal
Tate, Stampeders down Lions 28-7--VANCOUVER - The game didn't mean anything in the standings, but plenty of personal achievements were on line in the regular-season finale between Calgary and B.C.Running backs Andrew Harris and Jerome Messam both surpassed...
WHL Roundup: Noah Gregor Has Four Points as Warriors Beat Blades
WHL Roundup: Warriors beat Blades 7-4--SASKATOON - Noah Gregor had a goal and three assists and Brody Willms made 41 saves as the Moose Jaw Warriors beat the Saskatoon Blades 7-4 on Friday night in Western Hockey League action.Dryden Hunt, Brayden Point...
Zetterberg Scores 300th Career Goal, Wings Beat Leafs for Third Straight Win
Kindl scores in OT, Wings beat Leafs--TORONTO - The Maple Leafs found out the hard way on Friday that missing a line change in 3-on-3 overtime can be costly.Jakub Kindl was able to skate the puck through Toronto's zone, past all three skaters untouched...
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