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Blue Jay Josh Donaldson dons extensions, adopts a new accent for 'Vikings'

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 7:20am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 7:45am

TORONTO — With his warrior-like hairdo and passion for history and "Vikings," Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson was a natural fit to appear on the History series...

Six stories in the news today, Jan. 17

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 3:15am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 3:45am

Six stories in the news for Tuesday, Jan. 17

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TORONTO BOUNCER AMONG DEAD IN MEXICO SHOOTING

Kirk Wilson, a Toronto bouncer described as a "gentle giant...

Monday's Games

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 12:13am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 12:30am

Monday's Games

NHL

Edmonton 3 Arizona 1

Detroit 1 Montreal 0

San Jose 5 Winnipeg 2

Buffalo 4 Dallas 1

N.Y. Islanders 4 Boston 0

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Rookie Jujhar Khaira's first NHL goal lifts Oilers over Coyotes 3-1

By The Canadian Press January 16, 2017 - 11:54pm Updated: January 17, 2017 - 12:30am

EDMONTON — Jujhar Khaira had played it out so many times on the streets of Surrey, B.C., with his friends. 

Khaira's first goal in the NHL stood up as the winner as the...

Saskatoon man finally cashes in on lottery win from last summer

By The Canadian Press January 16, 2017 - 9:47pm Updated: January 16, 2017 - 10:15pm

SASKATOON — A Saskatoon man who traded in snacks for lottery tickets has picked up a $5 million cheque for being the sole winner of a Lotto 649 draw last summer.

Curtis...

Los Angeles Charger Orlando Franklin purchases home-town association

By The Canadian Press January 16, 2017 - 9:22pm Updated: January 16, 2017 - 9:45pm

TORONTO — Orlando Franklin is looking to give back.

The Los Angeles Chargers offensive lineman purchased the Scarborough Minor Football Association on Monday. It's the...

Trudeau speaks of common political mission with Trump of supporting middle class

By The Canadian Press January 16, 2017 - 8:30pm Updated: January 16, 2017 - 9:15pm

HALIFAX — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reminded a large town hall audience in Nova Scotia that he and U.S. president-elect Donald Trump rode to power through committing to...

Vanek hopes Red Wings don't move him before trade deadline

By The Canadian Press January 16, 2017 - 6:51pm Updated: January 16, 2017 - 7:15pm

DETROIT — The Detroit Red Wings could move Thomas Vanek by the March 1 trade deadline if their post-season streak appears to be doomed.

In the meantime, Vanek is putting...

Joel Ward gets goal, assist to lead Sharks past Jets 5-2

By The Canadian Press January 16, 2017 - 6:35pm Updated: January 16, 2017 - 7:15pm

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Sharks coach Peter DeBoer wanted a lot more out of his team following a lacklustre shutout loss to St. Louis. Joel Ward more than delivered.

Ward had...

Police officer who shot Newfoundland man in his home begins testimony at inquiry

By The Canadian Press January 16, 2017 - 5:25pm Updated: January 16, 2017 - 6:00pm

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The Newfoundland police officer who killed Don Dunphy in 2015 says the day before he went to Dunphy's home alone he spent an hour going through a year of his...

'Pools of blood:' Calgary triple-murder trial hears from dead boy's mother

By The Canadian Press January 16, 2017 - 5:22pm Updated: January 16, 2017 - 6:00pm

CALGARY — The mother of a five-year-old boy testified Monday that she found blood everywhere — but no bodies — when she arrived at her parents' home to pick up her son after a...

Obama celebrates World Series champion Chicago Cubs

By The Canadian Press January 16, 2017 - 4:59pm Updated: January 16, 2017 - 5:15pm

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Barack Obama celebrated the World Series champion Chicago Cubs on Monday and spoke about the power sports has to unite people.

"Throughout...

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