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SkipTheDishes offers to reschedule interview nixed after pay inquiry

WINNIPEG — SkipTheDishes is apologizing to a woman and offering to reschedule…

Syncrude responding to fire at upgrader at oilsands site in northern Alberta

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Syncrude Canada Ltd. says it is responding to…

U.S. Congress urges get-tough approach with Canada in hearing for Trump trade pick

WASHINGTON — In a possible preview of upcoming NAFTA negotiations, Donald Trump’s…

Uncertainty about U.S. intentions hangs over G20 finance ministers

Officials say Finance Minister Bill Morneau

University’s decision to remove scale from gym raises questions

University’s decision to remove scale from gym raises questions

An Ottawa university has raised eyebrows and ire by opting to remove…

University’s decision to remove scale from gym raises questions
United States Trade Representative-nominee Robert Lighthizer, left, with former Sen Bob Dole, R-Kan., looks at his documents during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. President Donald Trump’s pick to represent the country in trade negotiations says the U.S. should have an “America first trade policy.” (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

US Congress urges get-tough approach with Canada in hearing for Trump trade pick

WASHINGTON — In a possible preview of upcoming NAFTA negotiations, U.S. lawmakers…

United States Trade Representative-nominee Robert Lighthizer, left, with former Sen Bob Dole, R-Kan., looks at his documents during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. President Donald Trump’s pick to represent the country in trade negotiations says the U.S. should have an “America first trade policy.” (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Victor Hedman lifts Tampa Bay Lightning over Ottawa Senators 2-1 in overtime

Victor Hedman lifts Tampa Bay Lightning over Ottawa Senators 2-1 in overtime

OTTAWA — Victor Hedman scored the overtime winner as the Tampa Bay…

Victor Hedman lifts Tampa Bay Lightning over Ottawa Senators 2-1 in overtime
B.C. premier promises action for women forced to wear high heels on the job

B.C. premier promises action for women forced to wear high heels on the job

VANCOUVER — Legislation that would make it illegal to require women to…

B.C. premier promises action for women forced to wear high heels on the job
Byron scores twice to help Canadiens rally past Oilers

Byron scores twice to help Canadiens rally past Oilers

The Montreal Canadiens knew that if they kept getting shots on net, they’d break through the Edmonton Oilers.

Byron scores twice to help Canadiens rally past Oilers
The cast from Come From Away is shown in this undated handout photo. The Canadian musical has scored critical raves in its official Broadway debut. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO

Canadian 9/11-inspired musical ‘Come From Away’ earns raves in Broadway debut

NEW YORK — Canadian musical Come From Away has scored critical raves…

The cast from Come From Away is shown in this undated handout photo. The Canadian musical has scored critical raves in its official Broadway debut. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO
Adam Hadwin reacts after sinking the final putt to win the Valspar Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 12, 2017, at Innisbrook in Palm Harbor, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

Colleagues say Hadwin always had the talent to win at the PGA level

Adam Hadwin’s breakout season comes as no surprise

Adam Hadwin reacts after sinking the final putt to win the Valspar Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 12, 2017, at Innisbrook in Palm Harbor, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

Ed Whitlock, first septuagenarian to run marathon in under 3 hours, dies at 86

TORONTO — Ed Whitlock had a love/hate relationship with running. The promise…

Francois Dicaire (left to right), deputy assistant commissioner IT for the Canada Revenue Agency, Gabrielle Beaudoin, director general of communications for Statistics Canada, Scott Jones, assistant deputy minister, IT Security at the Communications Security Establishment, John Glowacki, chief operating officer of Shared Services Canada, and Jennifer Dawson, deputy chief information officer, Treasury Board Secretariat, give a technical briefing on an internet security vulnerability affecting Government of Canada websites in Ottawa on Monday, March 13, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle

Gov’t acted ‘within hours’ of website security breach

OTTAWA — A security breach at Statistics Canada’s main website prompted the…

Francois Dicaire (left to right), deputy assistant commissioner IT for the Canada Revenue Agency, Gabrielle Beaudoin, director general of communications for Statistics Canada, Scott Jones, assistant deputy minister, IT Security at the Communications Security Establishment, John Glowacki, chief operating officer of Shared Services Canada, and Jennifer Dawson, deputy chief information officer, Treasury Board Secretariat, give a technical briefing on an internet security vulnerability affecting Government of Canada websites in Ottawa on Monday, March 13, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle

Mixed doubles an Olympic afterthought for Canada’s elite curlers

Canada may be a dominant country in curling, but not in a…

Pershing Square sells final stake in Valeant Pharmaceuticals for large tax loss

MONTREAL — Pershing Square Capital Management has bailed on Valeant Pharmaceuticals International…

Simon Fraser linebacker Herdman relieved his pro day is now complete

Simon Fraser linebacker Herdman relieved his pro day is now complete

Jordan Herdman isn’t done running against the clock. The Simon Fraser University…

Simon Fraser linebacker Herdman relieved his pro day is now complete
Versteeg scores shootout winner as Flames top Penguins to extend streak

Versteeg scores shootout winner as Flames top Penguins to extend streak

Kris Versteeg scored the shootout winner Monday night

Versteeg scores shootout winner as Flames top Penguins to extend streak
Bison stand in a forest in Nalibokskaya Forest Reserve near the village of Kozliki, Belarus. Scientists finally have been able to pin down when bison first arrived in North America and helped set the stage for the Great Plains that eventually supported the continent’s first humans. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Sergei Grits

Arrival of first North American bison changed ecosystem

EDMONTON — Scientists finally have been able to pin down when bison…

Bison stand in a forest in Nalibokskaya Forest Reserve near the village of Kozliki, Belarus. Scientists finally have been able to pin down when bison first arrived in North America and helped set the stage for the Great Plains that eventually supported the continent’s first humans. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Sergei Grits
Actress Tatiana Mislay, centre, laughs after being handed the award as the cast and crew of “Orphan Black” accept the award for Best Dramatic Series at the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards in Toronto on Sunday, March 12, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power

Xavier Dolan, ‘Orphan Black’ big winners at Canadian Screen Awards

TORONTO — Montreal director Xavier Dolan’s It’s Only the End of the…

Actress Tatiana Mislay, centre, laughs after being handed the award as the cast and crew of “Orphan Black” accept the award for Best Dramatic Series at the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards in Toronto on Sunday, March 12, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power

Award-winning author Richard Wagamese dies at age 61

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — An acclaimed indigenous writer is being remembered not only…