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Articles from October 22, 2016

Andrei Vasilevskiy Makes 27 Saves, Lightning Beat Senators 4-1
Vasilevskiy, Lightning beat Senators 4-1--OTTAWA - Coach Guy Boucher knows his team has some issues to work out if they expect to compete with the top clubs in the league.Andrei Vasilevskiy made 27 saves as the Tampa Bay Lightning went into Ottawa and...
Canadian Bianca Andreescu Advances to Final at Saguenay Challenger
Andreescu reaches final at Saguenay Challenger--SAGUENAY, Que. - Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu is a victory away from claiming the Saguenay National Bank Challenger.The 16-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., beat second-seeded American Jennifer Brady...
Canadians Seguin, Bilodeau Take Gold Medal in Pairs at Skate America
Canadians take pairs gold at Skate America--CHICAGO - Canadians Julianne Seguin and Charlie Bilodeau won the gold medal in pairs on Saturday at Skate America, the first stop on the ISU Grand Prix figure skating circuit.Seguin and Bilodeau were the first...
Cute and Not-So-Cute: 3 Ways Federal Politics Mattered to Canadians This Week
Cute, and less so: federal politics this week--OTTAWA - It's been a full year since the 2015 election -- an anniversary that was hard to miss this week on Parliament Hill amid all the media-driven assessments, reflections and slide shows, to say nothing...
Edney, Gough, Walker and Snith Win Canadian Luge Championship Titles
Edney, Gough win Canadian luge championships--WHISTLER, B.C. - Canadians Sam Edney, Alex Gough, Tristan Walker and Justin Snith won their respective luge races at the Canadian championships on Saturday.The 32-year-old Edney of Calgary took the crown...
Get Used to 'Job Churn,' Morneau Tells Liberal Meeting
Get used to 'job churn,' Morneau says--NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. - Finance Minister Bill Morneau says Canadians should get used to so-called "job churn" -- short-term employment and a number of career changes in a person's life.Morneau made the comment on...
Gord Downie Highlights Story of Chanie Wenjack with 'Secret Path' Toronto Show
Downie brings 'Secret Path' show to Toronto--TORONTO - On the eve of the 50th anniversary of Chanie Wenjack's passing, Gord Downie offered an impassioned retelling of his story through a collection of songs honouring the late indigenous boy.The Tragically...
Higgs Chosen as the New Leader of New Brunswick Progressive Conservatives
Higgs new leader of New Brunswick Tories--FREDERICTON - Blaine Higgs is the new leader of New Brunswick's Progressive Conservative party -- taking the majority of the votes on the third ballot Saturday at a leadership convention in Fredericton."We have...
Mathieu Perreault May Be Winnipeg Jets' Lucky Charm at Heritage Classic
Perreault may be key to win at Heritage Classic--WINNIPEG - Mathieu Perreault may be the lucky charm for the Winnipeg Jets in Sunday's Heritage Classic.The veteran forward will play in his third outdoor NHL game, with two victories notched on his belt...
Morrison Finishes Fourth in 1,000 Metres at Long Track World Cup Selections
Morrison 4th in 1,000 at World Cup selections--CALGARY - Canadian speed skater Denny Morrison continued his return to competition with a fourth-place finish in the 1,000 metres on Saturday at the long track fall World Cup selections.Morrison is skating...
OHL Roundup: Kyle Pettit's Three Points Help Otters Get Past Attack
OHL Roundup: Otters get past Attack--ERIE, Pa. - Kyle Pettit opened the scoring on the power play and added two helpers as the Erie Otters got past the Owen Sound Attack 5-2 on Saturday night in Ontario Hockey League action.Darren Raddysh scored the...
Protesters Break into Muskrat Falls Site, More Form Blockade Outside
Protesters break into Muskrat Falls site--Protesters broke into the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric site in Labrador and formed a blockade around it, Nalcor Energy confirmed Saturday.Nalcor spokeswoman Karen O'Neill said protesters and vehicles entered the...
QMJHL Roundup: Francois Beauchemin Scores Twice as Foreurs Beat Wildcats
QMJHL Roundup: Foreurs get past Wildcats--MONCTON, N.B. - Francois Beauchemin had two goals, including one on a penalty shot, and an assist to lead the Val-d'Or Foreurs past the Moncton Wildcats 5-3 on Saturday night in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League...
Selanne Scores Two to Lead Jets over Oilers at Heritage Classic Alumni Game
Selanne leads Jets over Oilers at alumni game--WINNIPEG - It was a fairy tale ending for Teemu Selanne on Saturday, and a lousy blast from the past for Curtis Joseph.Selanne beat Joseph between the pads on a penalty shot with four seconds left in the...
Stampeders Win 14th Straight by Beating Argos; Go 9-0 at McMahon Stadium
Stamps perfect at home after beating Argos--CALGARY - Davaris Daniels and the Calgary Stampeders put an exclamation point on a perfect season at McMahon Stadium on Friday night.Daniels caught a pair of touchdown passes from quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell...
Top News Advisory for Saturday, Oct. 22
Top News Advisory for Oct. 22--TOP NEWS ADVISORYSaturday, Oct. 222:05 p.m.Here 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...
Two Arrested in Alleged Sexual Assaults at Universite Laval Residence
2 arrested in alleged assaults at university--QUEBEC - Quebec City police have arrested two men in connection with alleged break-ins and sexual assaults at a university residence.One of the accused has been released on a promise to appear in court at...
Western Beats McMaster 19-18 for Sixth Straight Victory, Finishes First in OUA
Western gets past McMaster 19-18--LONDON, Ont. - Marc Liegghio's rouge point with 5:30 left to play in the fourth quarter lifted the Western Mustangs over the rival McMaster Marauders 19-18 on Saturday in Canadian university football action.The win gives...
WHL Roundup: Rudolfs Balcers Scores Twice in Blazers Win over Blades
WHL Roundup: Blazers down Blades 5-1--KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Rudolfs Balcers scored twice and added an assist as the Kamloops Blazers downed the Saskatoon Blades 5-1 on Friday night in Western Hockey League action.Deven Sideroff had a goal and two assists,...
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