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Sportsnet faces Saturday night challenge after Don Cherry departure

Sportsnet brass made the call to end Don Cherry’s nearly four-decade run on Hockey Night in Canada’s Coach’s Corner after his rant over the weekend….

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ER visits jumped after valsartan blood pressure medication recall, study says

A large recall of contaminated medications appeared to spark confusion among many hypertension patients who were forced to give up the drug last year, with…

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Motorist uses SUV to shield pedestrians from teen driver fleeing Montreal police

About a dozen pedestrians are safe and unhurt after a motorist used his SUV to prevent a speeding teenage driver from slamming into them as he…

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Have you seen Bunny? Stuffed ‘good luck charm’ falls from Lancaster bomber mid-flight

Flying was nothing new to ‘Bunny’ — she had been up in air force helicopters and jets before. But the stuffed rabbit took its last…

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OPINION | Kenney’s ‘Fair Deal’ speech may prove to be a watershed moment in his tenure as premier

The question to ask of Alberta’s current political predicament is the one that is impossible to answer: How seriously should we take Wexit? Any amateur…

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Father of Broncos player who died says Alberta organ donation bill needs work

The father of a Broncos hockey player whose organs were donated after he died in a catastrophic bus crash says a presumed consent bill before…

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Canada among G20 countries least likely to hit emissions targets

Canada’s plan to meet its greenhouse-gas emissions targets is among the worst in the G20, according to a new report card on climate action. Climate…

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Scheer makes call for Trudeau to reconvene Parliament on Nov. 25 ahead of Tuesday meeting

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer will arrive at Tuesday’s tête-à-tête with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau armed with a list of demands, beginning with a call to reconvene Parliament on…

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Sportsnet cuts ties with Don Cherry over ‘divisive remarks’

Brash, outspoken, opinionated — longtime hockey broadcaster Don Cherry was never afraid to ruffle feathers during his Coach’s Corner segment on Hockey Night in Canada. His…

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Don Cherry’s comments are the latest chapter in controversial broadcasting career

Sportsnet cut ties with Don Cherry on Monday after the veteran hockey commentator called new immigrants “you people” on his “Coach’s Corner” segment while claiming…

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