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Newly open Trump tower a beacon of controversy in multicultural Vancouver

By The Canadian Press February 19, 2017 - 6:00am Updated: February 19, 2017 - 6:30am

VANCOUVER — When developer Joo Kim Tiah announced in 2013 that his spiralling skyscraper project in Vancouver would bear Donald Trump's name, the main controversy was whether...

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $13 million Lotto 649 jackpot

By The Canadian Press February 19, 2017 - 3:20am Updated: February 19, 2017 - 3:45am

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for Saturday night's $13 million Lotto 649 jackpot.

However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a ticket holder in the Prairies...

Actor Shia LaBeouf brings anti-Trump piece to New Mexico

By The Canadian Press February 19, 2017 - 12:42am Updated: February 19, 2017 - 3:00am

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Actor Shia LaBeouf has brought a performance-art piece against President Donald Trump to New Mexico's largest city.

The Albuquerque Journal reports (...

Southern California rain eases; north facing renewed storm

By The Canadian Press February 18, 2017 - 11:37pm Updated: February 19, 2017 - 3:45pm

LOS ANGELES — A huge Pacific storm that parked itself over Southern California and unloaded, ravaging roads, opening sinkholes and leading to the deaths of at least three...

Kevin Baron brought his daughter Elise to meet one of his favorite players growing up for Scotiabank Community HockeyFest at Evraz Place on Feb. 18, 2017.

Regina hockey fans meet Stanley Cup champ Marty McSorley

By Jessika Guse February 18, 2017 - 10:06pm Updated: February 19, 2017 - 8:19am

A hockey tournament and a visit from a two time Stanley Cup champion highlighted  Scotiabank Community HockeyFest in Regina.

The Queen City was one of many cities across...

Trump rallies supporters by renewing old promises, insults

By The Canadian Press February 18, 2017 - 8:31pm Updated: February 18, 2017 - 9:00pm

MELBOURNE, Fla. — Just four weeks into his administration, President Donald Trump appeared at a campaign rally that mirrored the months leading up to Election Day, complete...

Joggers in bras, panties, briefs raise money for sick kids

By The Canadian Press February 18, 2017 - 8:30pm Updated: February 18, 2017 - 9:00pm

PHILADELPHIA — Some joggers weren't joking when they said they were going out for a "brief run."

In briefs, boxers, bras and bloomers, they ran three-quarters of a mile...

Enbridge suspects construction in area caused pipeline leak near Edmonton

By The Canadian Press February 18, 2017 - 8:27pm Updated: February 18, 2017 - 8:45pm

EDMONTON — Enbridge (TSX:ENB) says it believes a pipeline that leaked near Edmonton was struck by another company doing construction in the area.

The pipeline company...

Blind cleric behind 1990s terror plots dies in US prison

By The Canadian Press February 18, 2017 - 8:05pm Updated: February 18, 2017 - 9:00pm

Omar Abdel-Rahman, the so-called Blind Sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in New York City in the decade before 9-11 and spiritual guide to a generation of Islamic...

Hundreds attend funeral Saturday for the man behind "Sharkwater" documentary

By The Canadian Press February 18, 2017 - 8:02pm Updated: February 18, 2017 - 8:30pm

Toronto filmmaker Rob Stewart, who died while scuba diving off the coast of Florida, was remembered Saturday as a lovable scamp who channelled his passion for the environment ...

Midtown Plaza remained closed Feb. 18, 2017 after a vehicle fire in the underground parking lot.

Vehicle fire under Midtown Plaza forces evacuation

By 650 CKOM February 18, 2017 - 6:43pm Updated: February 19, 2017 - 2:52pm

A vehicle fire in the underground parking lot at Midtown Plaza forced the mall to be evacuated around 5:10 p.m. Saturday.

According to Saskatoon Fire when they got to...

Some involved in Omar Abdel-Rahman's case had own notoriety

By The Canadian Press February 18, 2017 - 6:09pm Updated: February 18, 2017 - 6:30pm

Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman, a blind Egyptian cleric who died in prison Saturday, was convicted in 1995 along with nine followers of a conspiracy to blow up the United Nations, FBI...

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