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Alicia Keys and Canada's indigenous movement share human rights award

By The Canadian Press May 27, 2017 - 7:16pm Updated: May 27, 2017 - 8:00pm

MONTREAL — American recording artist and humanitarian Alicia Keys believes a change is coming, as people in both Canada and the United States wake up to the fight against...

Roughriders acquire Canadian offensive lineman Peter Dyakowski from Argonauts

By The Canadian Press May 27, 2017 - 6:52pm Updated: May 27, 2017 - 7:15pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders acquired Canadian offensive lineman Peter Dyakowski from the Toronto Argonauts on Saturday in exchange for international wide receiver Armanti...

Canada's Andre De Grasse narrowly misses podium at Prefontaine Classic

By The Canadian Press May 27, 2017 - 6:36pm Updated: May 27, 2017 - 7:00pm

EUGENE, Ore. — Canadian Andre De Grasse narrowly missed the podium on Saturday at the Prefontaine Classic.

The Markham, Ont., native finished fourth in the men's 100...

B.C. Supreme Court jury finds man guilty of smuggling Tamil migrants to Canada

By The Canadian Press May 27, 2017 - 5:57pm Updated: May 27, 2017 - 6:30pm

VANCOUVER — A prosecutor says a man accused of bringing hundreds of Tamil migrants into Canada illegally in a dilapidated cargo ship nearly seven years ago has been found...

G7 leaders agree to fight protectionism, but U.S. hedges on Paris Agreement

By The Canadian Press May 27, 2017 - 4:20pm Updated: May 27, 2017 - 4:45pm

TAORMINA, Italy — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made his major debut on the international stage at a UN global warming conference in Paris, where the new Liberal government, ...

Carleton scores 13 points to help Canada to 61-56 win over Japan at Euro series

By The Canadian Press May 27, 2017 - 4:10pm Updated: May 27, 2017 - 4:45pm

TORRELAVEGA, Spain — The Canadian women's basketball team topped Japan 61-56 on Saturday to even its record at a five-game European exhibition series.

Bridget Carleton...

Canadians Vallee and Chamandy win gold on FINA Grand Prix circuit

By The Canadian Press May 27, 2017 - 4:01pm Updated: May 27, 2017 - 4:45pm

MADRID — Canada's Mia Vallee and Olivia Chamandy won gold in the women's three-metre synchro Saturday at a FINA Grand Prix diving competition.

Vallee, from Beaconsfield...

Barcelona wins Copa del Rey in Luis Enrique's last game

By The Canadian Press May 27, 2017 - 3:37pm Updated: May 27, 2017 - 4:15pm

MADRID — Barcelona won the Copa del Rey in coach Luis Enrique's final game with the club after defeating Alaves 3-1 in the final on Saturday.

Lionel Messi, Neymar, and...

Five things to know ahead of Memorial Cup final between Windsor and Erie

By The Canadian Press May 27, 2017 - 3:14pm Updated: May 27, 2017 - 3:45pm

WINDSOR, Ont. — It'll be an all-Ontario Hockey League matchup on Sunday in the Memorial Cup final when the Windsor Spitfires play the Erie Otters.

The host Spitfires (3-...

Computer beats top Chinese player at go, but will soon be unplugged

By The Canadian Press May 27, 2017 - 2:37pm Updated: May 27, 2017 - 3:00pm

EDMONTON — A University of Alberta computing science professor says a clean sweep by a computer at a man-versus-machine competition in the ancient game of go is bittersweet....

PM Trudeau and U.S. President Trump talk trade, security at G7 summit

By The Canadian Press May 27, 2017 - 2:31pm Updated: May 27, 2017 - 3:00pm

TAORMINA, Italy — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met one-on-one with Donald Trump Saturday on the sidelines of the G7 summit in Sicily, where they talked all around an elephant...

Warner, Johnson-Thompson lead Hypo Meeting after 1st day

By The Canadian Press May 27, 2017 - 1:52pm Updated: May 27, 2017 - 2:15pm

GOETZIS, Austria — Canadian decathlete Damian Warner led the Hypo Meeting after the first five events on Saturday, while Britain's Katarina Johnson-Thompson built a slim lead...

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