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Op-Ed: Toffoli gets away with Burrows hit as NHL fumbles puck yet again

NHL disciplinary gurus fell asleep at the Zamboni wheel again recently after their failure to suspend L.A. Kings forward Tyler Toffoli. Toffoli did exactly what the NHL has said you can no longer do - he hit Alex Burrows from behind into the boards.

Manny Pacquiao skips morning run with muscle cramps; buys mansion

Manny Pacquiao's strength and conditioning coach Justin Fortune was trying to file his client's missing a running session under no big deal over the weekend. The reason Pacquiao missed the run was cramps in his legs but the injury shouldn't set him back.

Review: When I'm 64 triumphant for rookie Canadian playwright Special

Courtenay - Motivated to create more roles for elderly women, rookie Canadian playwright Steve Hill has crafted a winner populated by six believable characters.

Diabetic drugs may increase your risk of heart failure

Ontario - A new study on the use of diabetic drugs to lower blood sugar levels has shown that patients are at a greater risk of developing heart failure.

Air Canada plane crash lands at Halifax airport, 23 injured

Montr - Twenty-three people were injured when an Air Canada jet struck an antenna and crash landed as it attempted to touch down in heavy snow at Halifax airport early Sunday.

Ex-GOP official blames violence against wife on cough medicine

A former high-ranking GOP official in South Carolina is drawing attention to himself after blaming his violence toward his wife on cough syrup. He said the medicine made him behave "crazy," but his wife says it's not the first time.

Air Canada plane crash-lands at Halifax airport

Halifax - An Air Canada plane has made a crash landing at Halifax Stanfield International Airport just after midnight, injuring 25 people. Flight 624 took off from Toronto at 9.05 pm with 133 passengers and 5 crew members on board.

Judge in Canada releases video of cop kicking homeless man down

A judge presiding over the case of a police officer in Regina, Sask. who kicked a homeless man to the ground released a video of the incident today. The homeless man, who hit his head on concrete, appeared to be moving aggressively toward the officer.

European anti-Islam group's Canadian protest fizzles

Montr - A planned protest by the new Canadian branch of anti-Islam group PEGIDA failed to materialize in Montreal as around 500 opponents gathered to rally against the demonstration.

Evander Holyfield: Pacquiao to beat Mayweather due to conspiracy

Terence Moore is one of the more respected sports journalists in America and he got together this week with retired boxing champ Evander Holyfield to talk boxing. They touched on, as you might expect, the upcoming Floyd Mayweather - Manny Pacquiao fight.

Justin Bieber escorting Floyd Mayweather to ring at Pacquiao bout

Guess whose coming to the biggest boxing fight in history? And who will be alongside Floyd Mayweather on May 2 when he walks out to the ring in Las Vegas to do battle with Manny Pacquiao? None other than his fellow-celebrity Justin Bieber.

Canadian consumer shock: Future Shops closed all across Canada

Best Buy Co. shocked Canadian consumers Saturday morning with the announcement that they are closing down all their Future Shop stores in the country effective immediately. It means the loss of some 500 full-time jobs and 1,000 part-time jobs.

Rob Ford may be terminal, MRI seeks to learn size of tumor

The former mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford, is awaiting news on whether he will undergo surgery to have his cancerous tumor removed. If doctors discover that surgery won't help him, Ford told media Friday it will mean that "they can’t do any more for me."

Monsanto fined for not reporting hazardous chemical releases

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Justice released a statement Thursday announcing they have fined the agrochemical company Monsanto. The fine is for releasing dangerous chemicals into the air without informing the government.

Pilots must have regular medical check-ups: UN agency

Montr - Pilots must have regular mental and physical check-ups, the UN world aviation body said Thursday, after it emerged that a Germanwings first officer deliberately crashed his plane killing all 150 on board.

Op-Ed: Montreal protests target Quebec government austerity policies

Montreal - Police used tear gas and reportedly sound bombs and fired rubber bullets on Tuesday to disperse students who were protesting provincial Quebec government austerity policies that included severe cuts to education funding.

How green spaces help to cut air pollution Special

Toronto - A new study indicates that green spaces in cities and towns provide health and environmental benefits, especially during hot weather.

Deadly synthetic drug seized for the first time in Edmonton

Edmonton - A drug bust by the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) have seized close to 2000 fentanyl pills from the streets of Edmonton.

Eagle swoops down to play soccer with Canadian kids: video

An eagle playing soccer? That might be something you may not have believed would happen but it did. The beautiful game is, after all, the most popular sport on the planet. More countries - and maybe species of creatures - play it than any other sport.

It wasn't me! Zab Judah denies he KO'ed Floyd Mayweather

There were reports of Floyd Mayweather being knocked down by sparring partner Zab Judah but Judah denied that any such thing happened. Other reports have it that Mayweather is punishing Judah, and other sparring partners who step into the ring with him.
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