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Prince Harry joins cheering fans at military rugby match

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 11:55am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 1:00pm

LONDON — Prince Harry has joined thousands of rugby fans at a London stadium to cheer on the annual British armed forces rugby match.

The 32-year-old prince, a former...

Quebec police watchdog investigating after man dies in police custody

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 10:41am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 11:15am

LONGUEUIL, Que. — Quebec's police watchdog agency is looking into the death of a 24-year-old man who died in police custody in northern Quebec on Friday night.

The man...

Quebec police investigating after 19 dogs found dead near roadside

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 10:40am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 11:15am

Quebec provincial police are investigating after 19 dead dogs were found by the side of a road near Quebec City.

A citizen called police after finding the decomposing...

Oilers' Talbot receiving deserved attention with post-season performances

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 9:00am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 11:00am

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Grant Fuhr was standing in the hallway near the visiting dressing room at Honda Center wearing a gray Edmonton Oilers hoodie when Wayne Gretzky walked up....

Argonauts sign Canadian defensive tackle Cleyon Laing to contract

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 8:28am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 9:00am

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts signed Canadian defensive tackle Cleyon Laing on Saturday.

The six-foot-three, 280 pound Edmonton native split time between the Miami...

Federal government's position on Manitoba border-crossers questioned

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 8:00am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 9:00am

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba and federal governments have been unable to resolve a dispute over refugee funding because they cannot agree on how many claimants walking across the ...

First comes fire, then comes marriage: Busy year for Fort McMurray couple

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 8:00am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 9:00am

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — It's been a busy year for Elise Phillippo and her husband Brandon.

They got hitched, bought a house and had a baby — all against the backdrop of...

Trade, procurement and Kevin O'Leary: three ways politics mattered this week

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 6:00am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 6:30am

OTTAWA — Politics groupies suddenly found themselves this week discussing the pros and cons of cupping, of all things, after the prime minister popped up on a podcast with...

B.C. responds to lawsuit over fees to welfare recipients for methadone treatment

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 2:00am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 2:30am

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government says it has done nothing wrong by redirecting money from the income-assistance cheques of recovering heroin addicts to pay private...

Cam Talbot makes 39 saves, Oilers beat Ducks 2-1 for 2-0 series lead

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 12:44am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 1:30am

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Edmonton Oilers might be returning home with a 2-0 series lead over the Anaheim Ducks, but they understand nothing is settled yet.

Patrick Maroon...

Friday's Games

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 11:35pm Updated: April 29, 2017 - 12:00am

Friday's Games

NHL Playoffs

Second Round

St. Louis 3 Nashville 2

(Series tied 1-1)

Edmonton 2 Anaheim 1

(Oilers lead series 2-0)

...

Jacobs, Koe on to Champions Cup playoffs; Epping, Shuster to meet in tiebreak

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 11:03pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 11:30pm

CALGARY — Brad Jacobs of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., secured his team's playoff spot at the Champions Cup on Friday with a 5-1 win over Winnipeg's Team Carruthers, skipped by...

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