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Dead whale washes ashore in Newfoundland cove: 'It's not a very nice smell'

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 10:57am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 11:45am

LOGY BAY, N.L. — Residents of a picturesque seaside town are hoping Mother Nature will take back a rotting, putrid whale deposited on their shore.

"It smells like a dead...

Are 30-somethings earning more than their parents? StatCan study says yes

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 10:30am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 11:00am

OTTAWA — A new study from Statistics Canada says that Canadian children have, on average, fared better financially than their parents.

The research published today finds...

Facing elimination, Sens mull post-season debut for top prospect Colin White

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 10:24am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 11:15am

OTTAWA — Colin White might make his NHL post-season debut when the Ottawa Senators face elimination in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference final tonight.

Head coach Guy...

Rapper Drake says he had 'real fear' of attacks during European tour

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 10:15am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 10:45am

Attacks such as the deadly bombing that killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England were a "real fear" that was "discussed frequently" while touring in...

Kids of anti-vaccination parents stigmatized more than their parents: study

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 9:49am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 10:15am

VANCOUVER — Children who aren't vaccinated face harsher judgment than their parents who refused immunization, says a study examining attitudes involving a contentious public...

Canadian kayaker David Ford ready to ride the rapids one more season

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 9:42am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 12:30pm

TORONTO — In nearly three decades as Canada's finest whitewater kayaker, David Ford has shattered stereotypes about age and high performance.

The five-time Olympian...

Extra work and time leads to jump in Canada Summer Jobs funding requests

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 9:17am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 9:45am

OTTAWA — Almost 42,000 businesses have applied to hire a student through the Canada Summer Jobs program, surpassing the number of applications last year, the federal government...

Maria Sharapova to continue comeback from doping ban at Rogers Cup

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 8:51am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 10:15am

TORONTO — Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova will continue her comeback from a 15-month doping ban at this summer's Rogers Cup in Toronto.

The tournament says she has...

Lawyer: Passenger took cocaine before disrupting flight

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 8:01am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 8:30am

ORLANDO, Fla. — An attorney says a Canadian man took cocaine before boarding a flight where he allegedly attacked the crew with coffee pots and tried to open a cabin door....

PM Trudeau: Many innocent victims of U.K. concert attack 'far too young'

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 7:16am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 7:45am

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians "are shocked by the news of the horrific attack in Manchester" and that federal officials are "still in the process of...

Second plaintiff added to court challenge of restrictive assisted dying law

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 7:15am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 7:45am

OTTAWA — A constitutional challenge to the Trudeau government's restrictive law on assisted dying has been bolstered with the addition of a second plaintiff: a B.C. woman who...

Eight revenue agency workers fired for roles in privacy breaches, CRA says

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 7:14am Updated: May 23, 2017 - 7:45am

OTTAWA — The Canada Revenue Agency says eight of its employees were fired in the last fiscal year after violating taxpayers' privacy.

Previously, the agency has not...

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