Flames feel burned by early playoff exit

Flames feel burned by early playoff exit

Stellar season, early playoff exit; Calgary Flames face long summer
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Quebec flooding victims not happy with province's compensation plan

Quebec flooding victims not happy with province's compensation plan

The city’s mayor and flood-affected residents of Gatineau, Que., want the province to be more flexible with its proposal to compensate home owners hit by a second flood in as many years.
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Canadian Forces Navy Reserve personnel monitor flood damage in Rigaud, Que.

Canadian Forces Navy Reserve personnel monitor flood damage in Rigaud, Que.

Canadian Armed Forces naval reservists take to the water to monitor the flooding in Rigaud, Que. Navy personnel say they're carrying out reconnaissance and are ready to lend a hand with rescues if local authorities request it. While waters are ris...
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Ukraine's new president is an actor who played a president on TV

Ukraine's new president is an actor who played a president on TV

Ukraine's new president is an actor who played a president on TV. 41-year-old comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy has no previous political experience. But that didn't stop him from soundly beating incumbent Petro Poroshenko on Sunday. In a former serie...
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of April 22nd

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of April 22nd

CP Rail CEO speaks with investors after releasing first-quarter financial results on Tuesday Statistics Canada releases wholesale trade data for February on Tuesday Lululemon Athletica Inc. hosts its analyst day on Wednesday The Bank of Canada wil...
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Premier Francois Legault visits a flood-affected area in Laval, Quebec

Premier Francois Legault visits a flood-affected area in Laval, Quebec

Premier Francois Legault visits a flood-affected area in Laval, Quebec, where the army has been called in to help protects homes and infrastructure from rising water levels. Legault says the government is reviewing its programs and may ask some re...
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4-20 protesters smoke on Parliament Hill to send message on legalization

4-20 protesters smoke on Parliament Hill to send message on legalization

Protesters rally at Ottawa's first 4-20 "Weed Day" demonstration since Canada legalized recreational marijuana. A crowd filled half of Parliament Hill's front lawn on Saturday, huddling under plastic ponchos and tarps to get out of the rain.
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Revellers in Toronto ring in first legal 4-20

Revellers in Toronto ring in first legal 4-20

Revellers braved a downpour Saturday to ring in the first legal 4-20 at Woodbine Park in Toronto's east-end. Cannabis artisans sold their wares at tarp-covered stands, and many expressed hope that they could one day set up shop in storefronts.
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Avalanche bury Flames' Cup hopes

Avalanche bury Flames' Cup hopes

Early playoff exit stuns Calgary Flames after stellar season. The Colorado Avalanche oust the Flames from the NHL playoffs, taking their first-round series four games to one.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in the seder with Jewish community

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in the seder with Jewish community

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits the Bernard Betel Centre north of Toronto for the seder. Trudeau took part in the holiday dinner Friday with the Jewish community for Passover.
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Parliament Hill 4-20 organizers prep for crowd, protest

Parliament Hill 4-20 organizers prep for crowd, protest

Organizers for the 4-20 marijuana demonstration on Parliament Hill say they expect their largest crowd yet for the annual event, but warn celebrants still have concerns with how legalization has rolled out. The Marijuana Party of Canada is pushing...
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Netflix and Canadian actor Mike Myers team up for comedy show

Netflix and Canadian actor Mike Myers team up for comedy show

Netflix and Mike Myers are teaming up for a comedy show. The limited series will consist of six episodes and star the "Austin Powers" actor. As of now, there's no release date or title for the show, whose episodes will run 30 minutes long. Its plo...
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Retirees have added reason to file with CRA

Retirees have added reason to file with CRA

This is the time of year when procrastinators begin to fret about filing their income tax forms with Canada Revenue Agency by April 30. Of course, there are many reasons to file on time — such as avoiding expensive late fees and receiving tax refu...
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Vigil held in Penticton for the four community members slain in Monday shootings

Vigil held in Penticton for the four community members slain in Monday shootings

Residents of Penticton, B.C., gathered for a candlelight vigil to remember four community members slain Monday in shootings. More than 100 people gathered in a downtown park for a candlelight vigil Wednesday night. Mayor John Vassilaki says the ev...
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Study says peanut allergy treatment safe with specialist

Study says peanut allergy treatment safe with specialist

A new study suggests preschoolers who are allergic to peanuts can be treated safely by eating small amounts of peanut protein with guidance from a medical specialist. Senior author and pediatric allergist Dr. Edmond Chan says many allergists shy a...
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Incoming Alberta premier Jason Kenney holds first news conference since election

Incoming Alberta premier Jason Kenney holds first news conference since election

Alberta's incoming premier says a law to repeal the province's carbon tax and another that will cut business taxes will be the first steps his government will take once in power. Jason Kenney has set April 30 for when he and his cabinet will be sw...
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Beauce residents clean up after worst flooding in decades

Beauce residents clean up after worst flooding in decades

Officials in Beauceville, about 90 kilometres south of Quebec City, said the town hasn't seen such bad flooding since 1971. The town is bracing for more trouble with heavy rain forecast in the coming days. An ice jam that had formed on the river j...
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Beauce residents clean up after worst flooding in decades

Beauce residents clean up after worst flooding in decades

Officials in Beauceville, about 90 kilometres south of Quebec City, said the town hasn't seen such bad flooding since 1971. The town is bracing for more trouble with heavy rain forecast in the coming days. An ice jam that had formed on the river j...
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Canadian actor Sandra Oh featured on cover of "Time" magazine's 100 most influential people issue

Canadian actor Sandra Oh featured on cover of "Time" magazine's 100 most influential people issue

Canadian actor Sandra Oh is one of the six famous faces on the cover of Time magazine's annual "100 Most Influential People in the World'' issue. Some of the other big names on the list and who will be featured on the magazine's cover include: Sa...
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with local mayors in Waterloo Region

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with local mayors in Waterloo Region

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continued his swing through Waterloo Region Wednesday, meeting with local mayors and party supporters in separate morning events.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defends the federal carbon price at town hall in Cambridge, Ont.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defends the federal carbon price at town hall in Cambridge, Ont.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau answers a wide range of questions including those on the federal carbon price at a town hall meeting in Cambridge, Ont.
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Notley speaks to supporters after losing to Kenney

Notley speaks to supporters after losing to Kenney

Jason Kenney and his United Conservatives channelled the angst of an angry electorate to soar to a majority government in Alberta's election Tuesday and relegate Rachel Notley's NDP to the history books as a one-and-done government.
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Notley speaks to supporters after losing to Kenney

Notley speaks to supporters after losing to Kenney

Jason Kenney and his United Conservatives channelled the angst of an angry electorate to soar to a majority government in Alberta's election Tuesday and relegate Rachel Notley's NDP to the history books as a one-and-done government.
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Premier-designate Jason Kenney gives victory speech at UCP headquarters

Premier-designate Jason Kenney gives victory speech at UCP headquarters

Alberta premier-designate Jason Kenney addresses jubilant supporters in Calgary, with promises to get the province’s economy back on track and fight for pipelines.
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'Mary Tyler Moore Show' actress Georgia Engel dies at 70

'Mary Tyler Moore Show' actress Georgia Engel dies at 70

Georgia Engel, who played Georgette on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show", has died at the age of 70 According to Engel's friend and executor, John Quilty, the actress died on Friday in Princeton, New Jersey Quilty says the cause of death was unknown bec...
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Engineer from Penticton, B.C., charged in four fatal shootings

Engineer from Penticton, B.C., charged in four fatal shootings

A city employee has been charged with four counts of murder after a series of shootings in Penticton, B.C. Sixty-eight-year-old John Brittain is charged in the deaths of two men and two women. RCMP Supt. Ted De Jager said those killed were in thei...
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Study says dogs carry less germs than bearded men

Study says dogs carry less germs than bearded men

A new study says dogs carry less germs than bearded men. In the new report, European researchers tested 18 men for bacteria found in their beards. The Switzerland-based team then took samples from the neck area of 30 different canines. In their fi...
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Copy of: Emma et William: les prénoms les plus populaires en 2018

Copy of: Emma et William: les prénoms les plus populaires en 2018

Emma et William arrivent de nouveau en 2018 en première place du palmarès des prénoms les plus populaires au Québec, dévoilé par Retraite Québec. William refuse de céder sa première place, qu'il conserve pour une sixième année de suite. Les préno...
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"Game of Thrones" season premiere breaks HBO ratings record

"Game of Thrones" season premiere breaks HBO ratings record

The first episode of the final season of "Game of Thrones" is a record-breaker for the series and HBO. The pay channel said the 17.4 million viewers who watched Sunday's episode either on TV or online represent a season-opening high for the fantas...
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Study says dogs carry less germs than bearded men

Study says dogs carry less germs than bearded men

A new study says dogs carry less germs than bearded men. In the new report, European researchers tested 18 men for bacteria found in their beards. The Switzerland-based team then took samples from the neck area of 30 different canines. In their fi...
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Notley votes in Alberta election as voters go to the polls

Notley votes in Alberta election as voters go to the polls

Voters are heading to the polls in the Alberta election today and advance turnouts suggest it could be busy at the ballot boxes. Polls opened at 9 a.m. and Notley showed up to vote with her family in Edmonton.
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Trudeau says Ford government delays risk infrastructure funding for this construction season

Trudeau says Ford government delays risk infrastructure funding for this construction season

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Premier Doug Ford's government has yet to indicate the priority building projects it will partner with his government to build. The delays are putting jobs at risk as the summer construction season approaches. Tr...
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Premier Doug Ford tells teachers not to strike as contract talks near

Premier Doug Ford tells teachers not to strike as contract talks near

Premier Doug Ford is telling teachers not to strike, saying they have a good deal with three months of holidays and the best benefits and pensions in the country. Ontario could start bargaining at the end of this month with teachers and education ...
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UHN’s paired liver transplant believed to be the first in North America

UHN’s paired liver transplant believed to be the first in North America

One of the recipients of what's believed to be North America's first paired living liver donation is calling the stranger who saved his life "an angel." Fifty-four-year-old Muhammad Khan is sharing his gratitude nearly one year after 38-year-old K...
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Montreal mayor, opposition leader stand united against Quebec's proposed secularism bill

Montreal mayor, opposition leader stand united against Quebec's proposed secularism bill

In opposition to the Quebec government's secularism bill, Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante and Lionel Perez, the opposition leader at Montreal City Hall, present a joint motion affirming the principle of open secularism and that its bylaws are neutra...
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Rachel Notley campaigns at a pipe yard in Calgary

Rachel Notley campaigns at a pipe yard in Calgary

Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley spent her final day of the provincial election campaign contrasting her approach to pipelines against the more combative one of her chief opponent, United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney.
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Diana? Alice? Elizabeth? Britons bet on new royal baby name

Diana? Alice? Elizabeth? Britons bet on new royal baby name

Britons are placing their bets on the gender and the name of Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan's, first child. Despite the royal couple keeping plans about their impending baby under wraps. If Britain's bookmakers are to be believed, it's definit...
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of April 15th

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of April 15th

Bank of Canada will release its spring Business Outlook Survey on Monday The Canadian Real Estate Association is expected to release March home sales results on Monday Aphria Inc. will hold a conference call to discuss its fiscal third-quarter fin...
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Fresh flour mill feeds demand from home bakers turning back to bread

Fresh flour mill feeds demand from home bakers turning back to bread

A Vancouver-based company selling freshly-milled flour plans to open its first retail shop this spring. Flourist started several years ago to fill what the co-founders saw as a gap in the industry: unprocessed flour.
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Video appears to show man dousing car in gasoline, lighting it on fire in Edmonton on Friday

Video appears to show man dousing car in gasoline, lighting it on fire in Edmonton on Friday

Video captured Friday in Edmonton appears to show a man dousing a car in gasoline, lighting it on fire. Ross Lockwood, who recorded the video, says the incident ended when a bystander wearing a Hawaiian shirt chased and tackled the man before poli...
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Trudeau champions Sikh strength at Vaisakhi parade

Trudeau champions Sikh strength at Vaisakhi parade

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited one of the largest Sikh temples in the country and walked in Vancouver's Vaisakhi parade. He praised the Sikh community for its values of "equality and social justice."
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Finland makes women's hockey history at Canada's expense

Finland makes women's hockey history at Canada's expense

For the first time in tournament history, Canada won't play for gold at the women's world hockey championship after Finland earned a stunning 4-2 semifinal win over Canada on Saturday.
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Trudeau pumps up the crowd at Liberal convention

Trudeau pumps up the crowd at Liberal convention

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rallies the troops at the 2019 convention of the Liberal Party of Canada in Ontario on Friday. He also takes swipes at federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and Premier Doug Ford.
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Calgary Flames look to undersized players for some 'heavy lifting'

Calgary Flames look to undersized players for some 'heavy lifting'

There was a time in the National Hockey League that being a smaller player was an obstacle to playing at the highest levels but the Calgary Flames have turned that notion upside down. The team was led in scoring by left-winger Johnny Gaudreau, who...
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Federal Liberals see Ontario budget as blueprint for Scheer

Federal Liberals see Ontario budget as blueprint for Scheer

The Ontario Conservative government unveiled its first budget Thursday, outlining a plan to gradually tighten spending with much of the heavy lifting coming at the halfway mark to the next provincial election. In reaction, the federal Liberals are...
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Institute unveils 'Team Canada of cancer research' in city where Terry Fox began run

Institute unveils 'Team Canada of cancer research' in city where Terry Fox began run

Exactly 39 years after Terry Fox began his Marathon of Hope, the research institute that bears his name has launched a new, national network. The network — for the first time — brings together Canada's leading cancer hospitals and research univers...
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Andrew Scheer joins Jason Kenney at an election rally

Andrew Scheer joins Jason Kenney at an election rally

Federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and United Conservative leader Jason Kenney launched a volley during a heavy snow storm Thursday against what they called the ‘Notley-Trudeau alliance’.
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Reaction following appeal hearing for La Loche, Sask. shooter

Reaction following appeal hearing for La Loche, Sask. shooter

Saskatchewan's highest court has reserved its decision on whether a young man who shot and killed four people and injured seven others in the northern community of La Loche in 2016 should be sentenced as a youth or an adult. Lawyer Aaron Fox appea...
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