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Articles from January 1, 2016

2016 IIHF World Junior Championship Standings
2016 IIHF World Junior Championship standings--HELSINKI - 2016 IIHF World Junior ChampionshipAt Helsinki, FinlandAll Times EasternPRELIMINARY ROUNDGroup AGroup Bx -- clinched quarter-final berth.Note: Three points for a regulation win, two for an overtime/shootout...
Alberta Wildrose Opposition to Continue Efforts in 2016 to Unite Right with PCs
Alberta Wildrose renew effort to unite the right--EDMONTON - Alberta Wildrose Leader Brian Jean says he'll renew efforts in 2016 to hook up with the very Progressive Conservatives who tied a cement block to his party and tossed it off a bridge.It's a...
BC Swing Band Leader Dal Richards Dies, Missing 80th Consecutive New Year's Show
Swing leader dies, missing his 80th NYE show--VANCOUVER - A man who helped Vancouverites bring in the New Year for decades died just minutes before the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve.Dal Richards was 97.His wife, Muriel Richards, says Dal and his...
BKO-CIS-MEN-Stdgs
BKO-CIS-MEN-Stdgs--CIS MENCanada WestPioneer divisionExplorer DivisionQuebec ConferenceOUANorth DivisionEast DivisionCentral DivisionWest DivisionAUSWednesday, January 6Saint Mary's at Dalhousie, 7 p.m.Thursday, January 7Laval at Concordia, 8 p.m.Bishop's...
BKO-CIS-WOMEN-Stdgs
BKO-CIS-WOMEN-Stdgs--CIS WomenCanada WestPioneer DivisionExplorer DivisionQuebec ConferenceOUANorth DivisionEast DivisionCentral DivisionWest DivisionAUSWednesday, January 6Saint Mary's at Dalhousie, 5 p.m.Thursday, January 7Bishop's at UQAM, 6 p.m.Laval...
Canadians Go for Frosty New Year's Day Swim in Annual Polar Bear Plunges
Canadians go for frosty New Year's Day swim--VANCOUVER - C.J. Pentland has made it a tradition to celebrate New Year's Day by experiencing the chilly waters of the Pacific Ocean.Every year, the 24-year-old and his family and friends dress up as Santa...
'Degrassi: Next Class' Not Going 'Sensational' on Netflix, Says Creator
'Degrassi' back to roots with 'Next Class'--TORONTO - Class is set to resume on a new incarnation of "Degrassi," this time on different platforms -- Family Channel in Canada and Netflix in the U.S.While cast member Ana Golja says some of the content...
DeRozan, Lowry as Raptors Open New Year with 104-94 Win over Hornets
DeRozan, Lowry lead Raptors over Hornets--TORONTO - Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey credited his teams' defensive play for their fourth-quarter turnaround on Friday night.The Raptors erased an eight-point deficit heading into the final 12 minutes to...
Five Things to Watch: Canada vs. Finland in Quarter-Finals of World Juniors
Five Things To Watch: Canada vs. Finland--HELSINKI - Canada faces host Finland on Saturday in the quarter-finals of the world junior hockey championship. The Canadian junior team struggled in the preliminary round, earning a win, a shootout win and two...
HKN-Conference-Stdgs
HKN-Conference-Stdgs--NHLAll Times EasternEastern ConferenceAtlantic DivisionMetropolitan DivisionWILD CARDWestern ConferenceCentral DivisionPacific DivisionWILD CARDNote: a team winning in overtime or shootout is credited with two points and a victory...
HKN-Exp-Conference-Stdgs
HKN-Exp-Conference-Stdgs--NHLAll Times EasternEastern ConferenceAtlantic DivisionMetropolitan DivisionWILD CARDWestern ConferenceCentral DivisionPacific DivisionWILD CARDNote: a team winning in overtime or shootout is credited with two points and a victory...
HKO-AHL-Stdgs
HKO-AHL-Stdgs--AHLEASTERN CONFERENCEATLANTIC DIVISIONNORTH DIVISIONWESTERN CONFERENCECENTRAL DIVISIONPACIFIC DIVISIONNote: Two points for a team winning in overtime or shootout; the team losing in overtime or shootout receives one which is registered...
HKO-AHL-Sums-Stockton-Ontario
HKO-Sums--Heat 4, Reign 1First Period1. Stockton, Agostino 5 (Kylington, Grant) 14:27.Penalties -- Smith Sto (fighting) 5:33, Smith Sto (Unsportsmanlike conduct - Helmet violation) 5:33, Gogol Ont (Unsportsmanlike conduct - Helmet violation) 5:33, Gogol...
HKO-LHJMQ-Sums-Acadie-Bathurst-Moncton
HKO-Sums--LHJMQAcadie-Bathurst 5, Moncton 4 (SO)First Period1. Moncton, Wiederer 18 (Garland, Askew) 9:55.Penalties -- Sweeney Mon (slashing) 10:14, Cormier Mon (hooking) 12:53, Blanchard AB (tripping) 15:20, Trickett AB (checking from behind) 17:38,...
HKO-OHL-Stdgs
HKO-OHL-Stdgs--OHLEASTERN CONFERENCEEAST DIVISIONCENTRAL DIVISIONWESTERN CONFERENCEMIDWEST DIVISIONWEST DIVISIONz-league title; y-conference title;d-division leader; x-clinched playoff berth. Note: Division leaders ranked in top two positions per conference...
HKO-OJHL-Stdgs
HKO-OJHL-Stdgs--OJHLAll Times EasternNortheast ConferenceNorth DivisionEast DivisionSouthwest ConferenceSouth DivisionWest DivisionThursday's resultsBurlington 3 Mississauga 2Toronto Jr. Canadiens 4 Orangeville 3Stouffville 10 Pickering 1Saturday's gamesSt....
HKO-QMJHL-Stdgs
HKO-QMJHL-Stdgs--LHJMQAll Times EasternTELUS East DivisionTELUS West DivisionMaritimes DivisionNote: Two points for a team winning in overtime or shootout; the team losing in overtime or shootout receives one which is registered in the OTL or SOL columns.Thursday's...
HKO-QMJHL-Stdgs
HKO-QMJHL-Stdgs--LHJMQAll Times EasternTELUS East DivisionTELUS West DivisionMaritimes DivisionNote: Two points for a team winning in overtime or shootout; the team losing in overtime or shootout receives one which is registered in the OTL or SOL columns.Thursday's...
HKO-WHL-Stdgs
HKO-WHL-Stdgs--WHLAll Times MountainEASTERN CONFERENCEEAST DIVISIONCENTRAL DIVISIONWESTERN CONFERENCEB.C. DIVISIONU.S. DIVISIONz-league title; y-conference title;d-division leader; x-clinched playoff berth. Note: Division leaders ranked in top two positions...
HKO-WHL-Stdgs
HKO-WHL-Stdgs--WHLAll Times MountainEASTERN CONFERENCEEAST DIVISIONCENTRAL DIVISIONWESTERN CONFERENCEB.C. DIVISIONU.S. DIVISIONz-league title; y-conference title;d-division leader; x-clinched playoff berth. Note: Division leaders ranked in top two positions...
How Response to Syrian Refugee Crisis Went from 10K in Three Years to Months
Syrian response: from 10K in years to months--OTTAWA - When the Conservative government promised, in January 2015, to resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees over three years, Liberal MP John McCallum didn't buy it.The Conservatives were under pressure to address...
John Gibson Makes 21 Saves to Earn Shutout as Ducks Blank Oilers 1-0
Gibson earns shutout as Ducks blank Oilers--EDMONTON - The Anaheim Ducks have struggled to score this season, but two goals was all the offence they needed to win a pair of games in Alberta this week.John Gibson made 21 saves to record his second consecutive...
Law and Information Groups Challenge 'Far-Reaching' Retroactive Conservative Law
Lawyers fight 'far-reaching' retroactive law--OTTAWA - A retroactive Conservative law buried in last spring's omnibus budget bill fundamentally undermines the rule of law and government access-to-information systems across Canada, according to court...
Milan Lucic Scores Winner as Kings Finish Road Trip with Win over Flames
Kings finish road trip with win over Flames--CALGARY - Milan Lucic will only get credit for one goal on Thursday night, although he had a two-goal impact for the Los Angeles Kings.The veteran left-winger scored once and also denied a Calgary goal as...
OHL Roundup: Dal Colle's Two Goals Lead Frontenacs in Win over Petes
OHL Roundup: Frontenacs top Petes 5-3--KINGSTON, Ont. - Michael Dal Colle scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period, then added an insurance marker eight minutes later as the Kingston Frontenacs toppled the Peterborough Petes 5-3 on Friday...
Proposed Quebec Welfare Rules Carry Unfair Penalties, Advocates Warn
Quebec welfare rules have advocates crying foul--MONTREAL - A Quebec government plan to introduce new welfare rules to get people back into the workforce has anti-poverty advocates warning the measures could leave many even more destitute.The recently...
The Other Tournaments: Canada Up for Three World Championships in Helsinki
Canada up for three world titles in Helsinki--HELSINKI - Canada could leave Helsinki, Finland, with not one, but three world titles.Although most of the attention has been lavished on Canada's men's junior hockey team, the Canadian senior and junior...
Top News Advisory for Friday, Jan. 1, 2015
Top News Advisory for Jan. 1--Friday, Jan. 16:15 a.m.Happy New Year from The Canadian Press!Here are the latest Top News stories from The Canadian Press. Entries are subject to change. This includes projected word counts and the estimated timing of stories...
Top News Advisory for Friday, Jan. 1, 2016
Top News Advisory for Jan. 1--Friday, Jan. 16 p.m.Happy New Year from The Canadian Press!Here are the latest Top News stories from The Canadian Press. Entries are subject to change. This includes projected word counts and the estimated timing of stories...
Virtanen, Canada Ready for Challenge of Finland at World Junior Championships
Virtanen, Canada ready for challenge of Finland--HELSINKI - This has been the most trying experience of Jake Virtanen's career and he couldn't be happier.Virtanen is one of four players returning from Canada's gold medal-winning junior team that won...
WHL Roundup: Andrew Koep Scores OT Winner as Oil Kings Rally Past Wheat Kings
WHL Roundup: Oil Kings beat Wheat Kings in OT--EDMONTON - Andrew Koep scored his eighth goal of the season 2:28 into overtime as the Edmonton Oil Kings rallied to beat the Brandon Wheat Kings 4-3 on Friday in Western Hockey League play.Brett Pollock...
WHL Roundup: Pawlenchuk, De Wit Both Score Twice as Rebels Topple Ice
WHL Roundup: Rebels topple Ice 6-4--CRANBROOK, B.C. - Grayson Pawlenchuk and Jeff de Wit both scored twice as the Red Deer Rebels toppled the Kootenay Ice 6-4 on Thursday night in Western Hockey League action.Ivan Nikolishin had a goal and two assists...
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