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Reports have Canada's Chris Boucher headed to Golden State Warriors

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 1:16pm Updated: June 23, 2017 - 2:30pm

Three months after his college career was cut short by a torn ACL, Canada's Chris Boucher appears to be headed to the Golden State Warriors.

The 24-year-old from...

Navy commander defends submarine upgrades, mum on threat from foreign subs

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 1:03pm Updated: June 23, 2017 - 1:30pm

OTTAWA — The head of the navy says the country needs submarines to know what is happening beneath the waves around Canada — though he won't say if foreign subs are actually...

U2 to perform at Canada Day celebrations in Ottawa on July 1

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 12:51pm Updated: June 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

OTTAWA — U2 band members Bono and the Edge will perform at next week's Canada Day celebrations in Ottawa.

A spokeswoman for the Department of Canadian Heritage says the...

School district makes 31 recommendations after fatal stabbing in B.C.

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 12:47pm Updated: June 23, 2017 - 1:15pm

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — A British Columbia school district is making 31 recommendations to improve security after a fatal stabbing last year at a secondary school in Abbotsford....

Licence revocation warranted after lawyer's mortgage fraud, Appeal Court finds

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 12:31pm Updated: June 23, 2017 - 1:00pm

TORONTO — A lawyer involved in mortgage fraud deserved to be kicked out of the profession as the provincial regulator had originally decided, Ontario's top court ruled on...

Alberta government won't respond in beer-tax court challenge until Sept. 19

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 12:27pm Updated: June 23, 2017 - 1:00pm

CALGARY — The Alberta government won't get to defend the constitutionality of its beer tax system in court until Sept. 19.

The delay comes after arguments from lawyers...

Impact head to Columbus short at left back after Oyongo, Lovitz injuries

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 12:10pm Updated: June 23, 2017 - 2:15pm

MONTREAL — The Montreal Impact will have to improvise at the left back position with Ambroise Oyongo and Daniel Lovitz both out with knee injuries.

Right back Chris...

Coyotes get D Niklas Hjalmarsson in trade with Blackhawks

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 11:56am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 12:30pm

CHICAGO — The Arizona Coyotes acquired Niklas Hjalmarsson in a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday, adding a dependable defenceman during a time of turmoil for the...

B.C. Lions, Edmonton Eskimos both optimistic ahead of season opener

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 11:44am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 2:15pm

VANCOUVER — T.J. Lee was always the one to encourage a teammate felled by injury.

When the B.C. Lions defensive back went down early last season with a ruptured Achilles...

Boy charged in 'random' killing of 18-year-old woman on Halifax-area pathway

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 11:24am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 11:45am

HALIFAX — A 16-year-old boy has been charged with the second-degree murder of a young Halifax woman found dying on a pathway, in what police now say was a random killing.

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Weaker inflation slows to 1.3%, could weigh on central bank's rate decision

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 11:02am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 11:30am

OTTAWA — Steps by the Bank of Canada to prepare the country for an eventual interest rate hike are bumping up against an inflation rate that has eased up on the accelerator....

N.L. unprepared for coming demographic time bomb, auditor general says

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 10:59am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 11:30am

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador is not prepared for the coming demographic time bomb that will see about a third of residents reach age 65 or older within 20 years...

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