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A few facts to know about the Aga Khan: philanthropist and spiritual leader

By The Canadian Press January 23, 2017 - 10:56am Updated: January 23, 2017 - 11:30am

OTTAWA — Who is the Aga Khan? A quick primer:

— Prince Karim Aga Khan IV is the 49th hereditary heir and spiritual leader of the world's 15 million Ismaili Muslims....

Striking Chronicle Herald workers mark one-year anniversary of labour dispute

By The Canadian Press January 23, 2017 - 10:52am Updated: January 23, 2017 - 11:30am

HALIFAX — The union representing striking workers at the Halifax Chronicle Herald are holding rallies throughout Nova Scotia Monday to mark the one-year anniversary of the...

Reinebold promoted to Hamilton Tiger-Cats' defensive co-ordinator

By The Canadian Press January 23, 2017 - 10:43am Updated: January 23, 2017 - 11:15am

HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have promoted Jeff Reinebold to defensive co-ordinator.

The 59-year-old coaching veteran will enter his fifth season with the Tiger-...

The rules of engagement: Williams reaches QFs, then speaks

By The Canadian Press January 23, 2017 - 9:43am Updated: January 23, 2017 - 10:45am

MELBOURNE, Australia — For three rounds and more than a week, Serena Williams wanted to keep all the focus on her primary objective in Australia.

She hasn't worn an...

New Canadians shoot, score full citizenship prior to junior hockey game

By The Canadian Press January 23, 2017 - 9:19am Updated: January 23, 2017 - 9:45am

SASKATOON — Several people in Saskatchewan have officially dropped the puck on their new lives as Canadian citizens.

The group of 20 took the oath of citizenship Sunday...

New Canadians shoot, score full citizenship prior to junior hockey game

By The Canadian Press January 23, 2017 - 9:19am Updated: January 23, 2017 - 9:45am

SASKATOON — Several people in Saskatchewan have officially dropped the puck on their new lives as Canadian citizens.

The group of 20 took the oath of citizenship Sunday...

Eric Bledsoe with 40 points, Suns hand Raptors third straight loss

By The Canadian Press January 23, 2017 - 8:18am Updated: January 23, 2017 - 8:45am

TORONTO — DeMar DeRozan had become accustomed to leaving the arena in a good mood. He hasn't been doing much of that lately, though. 

Eric Bledsoe poured in 40 points...

With favourites out, Raonic has opening for slam breakthrough

By The Canadian Press January 23, 2017 - 7:54am Updated: January 23, 2017 - 8:15am

MELBOURNE, Australia — Not every tennis player quotes from Goethe on Twitter, keeps a journal and visits art exhibitions during tournaments.

Milos Raonic, though, has...

Trudeau cabinet retreat to confront the reality of Trump's presidency

By The Canadian Press January 23, 2017 - 7:31am Updated: January 23, 2017 - 8:00am

CALGARY — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his federal Liberal government will confront the reality of Donald Trump in the White House as his cabinet members gathered Sunday...

Ontario premier writes open letter criticizing Kevin O'Leary's policies, comments

By The Canadian Press January 23, 2017 - 7:31am Updated: January 23, 2017 - 8:00am

Ontario's Liberal premier has written an open letter to newly announced candidate for Conservative leadership Kevin O'Leary criticizing his proposed policies and comments he...

Verdict expected for Calgary mother who treated sick son holistically

By The Canadian Press January 23, 2017 - 7:29am Updated: January 23, 2017 - 8:00am

CALGARY — A woman who treated her son with holistic remedies including dandelion tea and oil of oregano before he died of a strep infection is expected to learn her fate today...

They're Back: Brady and Patriots win AFC, 36-17 vs Steelers

By The Canadian Press January 23, 2017 - 7:18am Updated: January 23, 2017 - 7:45am

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The Tom Brady redemption tour is headed to the Super Bowl.

After beginning the 2016 season suspended for four games for his role in the "Deflategate...

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