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Future Shop stores closed across Canada, some to become Best Buy
Dozens of Future Shop stores have been closed across Canadaits parent company Best Buy Canada Ltdannounced Saturday.
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Yukon inventor opens the door to year-round growing
The Yukon Research Centre is testing out a prototype for a project that could revolutionize the availability of fresh food for the north.
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CommentSports | 10:31 PM on Saturday
Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask left Saturday's game against the New York Rangers 10 seconds into the second period for what described as a possible case of dehydration.
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CommentMisc CDN | 10:22 PM on Saturday
Passengers were in tears hours after arriving safely at Halifax Stanfield International Airport early Thursday during a massive Maritime spring storm that prompted a white-knuckle landing.
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CommentMisc CDN | 10:20 PM on Saturday
An Air Canada flight from Toronto to Halifax left the runway as it landed at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport early Sunday morning, sending 23 people to hospital with injuries that are not considered life-threatening.
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CommentSports | 9:01 PM on Saturday
John Klingberg scored 4:13 into overtime as the Dallas Stars edged the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Saturday. Jamie Benn, Patrick Eaves, and Tyler Seguin scored in regulation for the Stars (37-29-10) while Kari Lehtonen made 32 saves.
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CommentSports | 8:55 PM on Saturday
A dream has come true for young 'G-Man,' an 11-year-old from Saskatchewan who is unable to play hockey himself, but luckily inked his first NHL contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
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CommentProvincial Politics | 6:40 PM on Saturday
Former Town of Okotoks councillor Carrie Fischer will be the Alberta PC candidate for Highwood, beating out former Wildrose leader Danielle Smith.
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CommentPolitical | 5:31 PM on Saturday
Good news, current and future royal princesses: as of today, your spot in the line of succession will no longer be bumped back by the birth of a baby brother.
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CommentMisc World | 5:11 PM on Saturday
When Kremlin goons beat his lawyer to death in a prison hospital six years ago, Bill Browder was just a talented investor trying to make his fortune in the rock-and-roll stock markets of post-Soviet Russia. Now, he's a human rights crusader who is in Otta
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CommentMisc CDN | 10:03 PM on Friday
The family of a Quebec student says it will press charges against a Quebec City police officer after Naomie Trudeau-Tremblay was hit in the face with part of a tear gas canister during a protest on Thursday.
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CommentLaw & Order | 8:13 PM on Friday
(CNN) -- A former nurse's aide will not face murder charges for allegedly cutting and removing an unborn baby from the mother's womb, Boulder County, Colorado, prosecutor Stanley Garnett said Thursday. The mother, Michelle Wilkins, answered a Craigslist a
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CommentLaw & Order | 5:21 PM on Friday
A woman was brutally sexually assaulted in Vancouver's Strathcona neighbourhood on Thursday afternoon, and police now have a 25-year-old man in custody.
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CommentMilitary | 4:52 PM on Friday
Iraq's attempt to retake the city of Tikrit from ISIS has run into a major problem. More than 80 per cent of the ground forces involved on the government side are Shia militias. Many say they won't keep fighting if the U.S.-led coalition, including Canada
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CommentLaw & Order | 2:53 PM on Friday
Newfoundland and Labrador's regional minister has stepped in to try to get a Corner Brook woman's sealskin purse returned to her after it was confiscated by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Maine.
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CommentScience | 2:08 PM on Friday
A newly identified marine creature found in a shale site on the Alberta-B.C. border lived more than 509 millions years ago, more than 250 million years before the first dinosaur walked the Earth.
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CommentTech | 2:07 PM on Friday
Canadians are among the biggest online addicts in the world, visiting more sites and spending more time on the internet than anyone else in the world, according to comScore Canada.
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CommentStrange | 2:07 PM on Friday
A plane with nobody aboard crashed in a field near Nipawin, Sask., and sure enough, nobody was hurt.
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CommentLaw & Order | 11:56 AM on Friday
A 13-year-old boy in Florida fatally shot his 6-year-old brother, wounded his 16-year-old brother and then killed himself on Wednesday during an argument over food, authorities said. The Pasco County Sheriff's Office received a call about the shooting at
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CommentHistory | 10:10 AM on Friday
Several Windsor communities in North America have received calls from royalty as part of a new book on the history of Windsor Castle, the Queen's retreat and the oldest continually inhabited castle in the world.
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CommentProvincial Politics | 8:42 AM on Friday
​A total of 111,438 public sector workers in Ontario were paid more than $100,000 in 2014, according to details included in the so-called Sunshine List released this morning.
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CommentEnvironmental | 1:40 AM on Friday
Deep below the ice, far from the playful penguins and other animals that bring tourists to Antarctica, is a cold and barren world that by all indications should be completely void of life.
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CommentMisc World | 1:35 AM on Friday
An hour before an apparent gas explosion sent flames soaring and debris flying at a Manhattan apartment building, injuring 19 people, utility company inspectors decided the work being done there was faulty.
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CommentStrange | 1:31 AM on Friday
Thanks to some creative pet detective work from an animal rescue worker, a cat that was missing for six years is finally being delivered back into the arms of her original owner.
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CommentMisc World | 1:02 AM on Friday
Lewis Pugh completed four swims in the Antarctic with distances ranging from 200 metres to 500 metres. The goal was to show support for creation of a marine sanctuary in Antarctic waters.
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CommentHistory | 9:33 PM on Thursday
Psychologist Henry Murray predicted Hitler's mental instability would lead to the Nazi leader's downfall. 'It can be confidently predicted that Hitler's neurotic spells will increase'
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CommentProvincial Politics | 6:13 PM on Thursday
Smokers, drinkers, speeders and high-income earners will pay more thanks to new measures introduced today by the Alberta government to deal with lower revenues brought by the plunge in oil prices.
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CommentScience | 6:05 PM on Thursday
A University of Manitoba researcher is hatching a plan to control mosquito populations by chemically sterilizing a batch of males and releasing them into the wild.
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CommentHistory | 5:13 PM on Thursday
A discovery by an Alberta schoolteacher may have revealed what happened when Canada's ancient camels and horses met humans for the first time.
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CommentMilitary | 5:22 PM on Thursday
The Harper government has built a military that it cannot afford and will be forced to make tough choices about in the future, writes Murray Brewster of the Canadian Press. Brewster is citing a new report from the Parliamentary Budget Office which was rel
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CommentMilitary | 5:12 PM on Thursday
Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, al-Nusra, is gaining strength and rising to the top in the Syrian civil war, benefiting partly from the coalition's single-minded focus on attacking its rival, ISIS.
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CommentMisc World | 1:52 PM on Thursday
A large residential apartment building partially collapsed and was engulfed in flames on Thursday in New York City's East Village neighbourhood, critically injuring at least one person, authorities said.