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No winning ticket for Friday night's $13 million Lotto Max jackpot

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 10:48pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 11:15pm

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $13 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw.

That means the jackpot for the next draw on May 5 will grow to...

Tarasenko scores 2, Blues beat Predators 3-2 to even series

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 10:15pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 10:45pm

ST. LOUIS — Vladimir Tarasenko was at the right place at the right time to take advantage of a lucky bounce and help the St. Louis Blues get a big win.

Tarasenko scored...

Canada clinches Olympic berth, heads to world mixed doubles semifinal

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 10:12pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 10:45pm

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Canada's Joanne Courtney and Reid Carruthers downed the previously unbeaten Latvia duo of Santa Blumberga and Andris Bremanis 10-5 in Friday night's draw at...

Waterton and Glacier parks on Alberta-Montana border get dark-sky designation

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 10:03pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 10:30pm

WATERTON, Alta. — A pair of sister parks straddling the border between Alberta and Montana have received a special designation.

The Waterton-Glacier International Peace...

Rays rally to 7-4 victory over Blue Jays with three-homer eighth inning

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 9:48pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 10:15pm

TORONTO — Marcus Stroman sat in the Blue Jays dugout with his mouth gaping open and a look of disbelief in his eyes.

He had left the game in the eighth inning with his...

Edmonton dentist and big hockey fan crowns patients with Oilers logo

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 9:19pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 9:45pm

EDMONTON — Dentist Dr. Alex Pavlenko is providing a unique way for Edmonton Oilers fans to show off their love of the hockey team, with porcelain crowns featuring the Oilers' ...

Edmonton dentist and big hockey fan crowns patients with Oilers logo

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 9:19pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 9:45pm

EDMONTON — Dentist Dr. Alex Pavlenko is providing a unique way for Edmonton Oilers fans to show off their love of the hockey team, with porcelain crowns featuring the Oilers' ...

Houston has a problem as Jozy Altidore brace lifts Toronto FC past the Dynamo

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 9:14pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 9:45pm

TORONTO — Eight games into the MLS season, Toronto FC is finding its stride.

The defending Eastern Conference champion plays best when it moves the ball fast, allowing...

David leads Canada to 2-0 win over Suriname at CONCACAF under-17 championship

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 8:51pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 9:15pm

PANAMA CITY — Jonathan David scored twice as Canada topped Suriname 2-0 on Friday night in round-robin play at the CONCACAF under-17 men's championship.

The Canadians...

Leaked Trump draft order blames NAFTA for 'massive' wealth transfer from U.S.

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 6:52pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 7:00pm

WASHINGTON — A published report says President Donald Trump planned to give Canada and Mexico five days notice that the U.S. intended to leave the North American Free Trade...

B.C. leader could drag Canada into unwanted battle with U.S. on softwood: expert

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 6:00pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 6:30pm

BURNABY, B.C. — A vow by British Columbia's Liberal leader to fight American tariffs on softwood lumber may force the federal government to wage an unwanted battle with the...

Dodgers to induct Vin Scully into team's Ring of Honour

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 5:20pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 5:45pm

LOS ANGELES — Retired Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully will be inducted into the team's Ring of Honor.

The ceremony will be May 3 before a game against the...

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