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Canadian lumber producers face average 27 per cent duties with second wave

By The Canadian Press June 26, 2017 - 8:33pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 9:15pm

MONTREAL — Canada's softwood lumber industry faces average duties of about 27 per cent after the U.S. Department of Commerce slapped it with an additional 6.87 per cent in...

Stampeders receiver DaVaris Daniels not likely to play in home-opener: coach

By The Canadian Press June 26, 2017 - 8:03pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 8:30pm

Calgary Stampeders receiver DaVaris Daniels isn't expected to play in Thursday's home-opener because of an apparent shoulder injury.

The CFL's rookie of the year in 2016...

Stars acquire defenceman Marc Methot in a trade with Vegas

By The Canadian Press June 26, 2017 - 7:52pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 8:30pm

Marc Methot could go from playing with Erik Karlsson to pairing up with another young Swedish defenceman after a trade to the Dallas Stars.

Dallas acquired the 32-year-...

Flint airport officer stabbed during attack out of hospital

By The Canadian Press June 26, 2017 - 7:28pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 8:00pm

FLINT, Mich. — The Flint, Michigan, airport officer stabbed in the neck during what authorities are investigating as a terrorist act has been discharged from a hospital.

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Woman defends sending friendly emails to RCMP inspector after alleged assault

By The Canadian Press June 26, 2017 - 6:47pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 7:15pm

VANCOUVER — A woman who has accused British Columbia's former RCMP spokesman of sexual assault defended sending him friendly emails after the alleged attack during a heated...

Ontario to call public inquiry into Elizabeth Wettlaufer nursing home murders

By The Canadian Press June 26, 2017 - 6:19pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 7:00pm

TORONTO — The case of a nurse who murdered eight seniors in long-term care homes in Ontario will be examined in a public inquiry.

The Ontario government announced Monday...

Obit mourns death of Nationals fan - but also blown lead

By The Canadian Press June 26, 2017 - 6:05pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 6:30pm

"KILLEBREW, Patrick, 'Pat,' age 68, passed away peacefully at home, June 20, 2017, after watching the Washington Nationals relief pitchers blow yet another lead."

That's...

Former Packers RB Ahman Green charged with child abuse

By The Canadian Press June 26, 2017 - 6:03pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 7:45pm

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green was charged Monday with felony child abuse after his 15-year-old daughter told police he punched her in the...

Jury hears B.C. man's online communication constitutes criminal harassment

By The Canadian Press June 26, 2017 - 5:53pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 6:15pm

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia man's online communications show he criminally harassed his ex-wife and his hatred of her was so intense that he used their teenage son as a pawn...

NDP, Greens vote against their political goals in favour of defeating Liberals

By The Canadian Press June 26, 2017 - 5:32pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 6:15pm

VICTORIA — Two coveted political goals of the NDP and Greens were defeated Monday in the British Columbia legislature as the opposition parties resolved no bills should be...

Travis Hamonic, Mikes Smith ready to face the heat as Calgary Flames

By The Canadian Press June 26, 2017 - 5:22pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 7:45pm

CALGARY — A high-priced defenceman and high-mileage goaltender donned the flaming 'C' in Calgary on Monday.

Flames general manager Brad Treliving introduced defenceman ...

Hall of Famer Paul Kariya sees progress, but thinks NHL can do more on concussions

By The Canadian Press June 26, 2017 - 5:06pm Updated: June 26, 2017 - 7:45pm

Paul Kariya still believes the NHL can do more to address concussions.

Speaking after he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday afternoon, Kariya said the...

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