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Articles from December 24, 2016

5 Things: Canada Aiming for Return at World Junior Glory on Home Ice
5 Things: Canada aiming for 17th world junior gold--TORONTO - Canada is aiming to return to the top of junior hockey on Dec. 26 when it takes on Russia to begin preliminary round play at the world junior hockey championship.The Canadians lost to eventual...
Carrier's 'The Hockey Sweater' Still Captivates, 70 Years after Winter of 1946
Roch Carrier reflects on 'The Hockey Sweater'--MONTREAL - The last time Roch Carrier went skating was 15 years ago, when he fell and broke his kneecap trying out a new pair of blades."My wife said, 'why are you wearing those old skates? They are terrible.'...
Mark Giordano Leading Flames' Offensive Surge as Calgary Tops Canucks 4-1
Giordano leading Flames' offensive surge--CALGARY - Mark Giordano's recent offensive success has mirrored the team's improved play after a rocky start to the season.The Calgary defenceman scored on the power play and added a short-handed goal less than...
More Than 100 Dogs Rescued from Chinese Meat Festival to Find New Lives in Canada
110 dogs saved from meat trade land in Canada--TORONTO - An animal protection organization says more than 100 dogs who were destined for a Chinese dog meat festival have landed in Canada to begin new lives.Rebecca Aldworth, the executive director of...
National Audio 12:15 PM ET
National Audio 12:15 PM ET--NAT047 - (Trudeau-Christmas-Message) UNDATED. x-2:17s. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Christmas message to Canadians. ("..for 2017.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)--NAT048 - (Trudeau-Christmas-Message) OTTAWA. x-36s. (Terry...
National Audio 5:05 PM ET
National Audio 5:05 PM ET--NAT068 - (China-Canada-Dog-Rescue) TORONTO. x-11s. An animal protection organization says more than 100 dogs who were destined for a Chinese dog meat festival have landed in Canada to begin new lives. Rebecca Aldworth of Humane...
National Audio 6:15 PM ET
National Audio 6:15 PM ET--NAT075 - (EU-Finland-Reindeer-App) ROVANIEMI, Finland. x-16s. There's good news for Rudolph and his reindeer friends. An app is helping reduce the number of reindeer killed in traffic accidents in Finland. The smartphone app...
National Audio 8:25 PM ET
National Audio 8:25 PM ET--NAT093 - (US-Trump) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) PALM BEACH, Florida. x-23s. (Ben Siegel) Incoming U-S President Donald Trump has announced plans to dissolve his charitable foundation. (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT094 - (US-Trump) (NOT FOR ONLINE...
SportsCall Audio 2:20 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 2:20 AM ET--NAT009 - (SPORTS-BKN: Warriors 119, Pistons 113) AUBURN HILLS, Mich. x-12s. Draymond Green had a tiebreaking dunk with 1:31 left and Kevin Durant scored 32 points to lift the Golden State Warriors to a 119-113 victory over...
SportsCall Audio 2:30 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 2:30 AM ET--NAT016 - (SPORTS-BKN: Thunder 117, Celtics 112) BOSTON. x-17s. Russell Westbrook had his 14th triple-double of the season and his third straight 40-point game to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 117-112 victory over the...
Steve Downie Goes on Lengthy Twitter Rant against Don Cherry and Arizona Coyotes
Steve Downie goes on lengthy Twitter rant--Former NHLer Steve Downie went on a lengthy Twitter rant on Friday night, taking aim at hockey commentator Don Cherry and the Arizona Coyotes organization.Downie, who played parts of eight seasons with various...
Top News Advisory for Saturday, Dec. 24
Top News Advisory for Dec. 24--TOP NEWS ADVISORYSaturday, Dec. 242 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 change...
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