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Montreal's Oreo Cookie Plant To Close More Than A Year After Announcement

Montreal's Oreo Cookie Plant To Close More Than A Year After Announcement

MONTREAL — There was a time when the whole neighbourhood surrounding an east-end Montreal bakery would smell like baking Oreos. But that era comes to an end this month when snack-maker Mondelez International closes its Montreal factory for good. Union spokesman Pierre Grenier says many of the factory’s 454 employees had worked there for decades, […]

Canada's Women's Hockey Team To Face Team USA For Olympic Gold In PyeongChang

PYEONGCHANG — Canada’s women’s hockey team will play for Olympic gold again. The Canadians blanked Olympic Athletes from Russia 5-0 in Monday’s semifinal. Canada faces the United States in Thursday’s final and will attempt to win a fifth straight gold. “On one hand it’s like any other hockey tournament. On the other hand, it is […]

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Justin Kripps, Alexander Kopacz Tie Germans For Gold Medal In Two-Man Bobsled At PyeongChang Olympics

Canada’s Justin Kripps and Germany’s Francesco Friedrich tied for gold in men’s two-man bobsled at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. The Summerland, B.C., product and brakeman Alex Kopacz of London, Ont., slid to a combined four-run time of three minutes 16.86 seconds. Kripps joins Pierre Lueders, who took gold at the 1998 Games in Nagano, Japan, […]

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Curlers Ask Why Anyone Would Dope In Their Sport After Alexander Krushelnitsky Allegations

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) – Of all the questions surrounding reports of a Russian curler’s alleged doping infraction at the Pyeongchang Olympics the biggest is; why? Why would an athlete in one of the Winter Games’ least taxing and physically demanding sports feel it necessary to use performance-enhancing drugs? Even curlers taking part in the […]

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Tessa Virtue And Scott Moir Break Their Own World Record In Ice Dance Short Program

It’s been quite the Olympic Games for Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir — and it’s not even over yet. The figure skating pair competed on Monday in the ice dance short program, finishing in first place with an astonishing 83.67 points, a score that breaks their own world record of 82.68, set at Skate Canada […]

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French Figure Skater Gabriella Papadakis Doesn't Let Wardrobe Malfunction Halt Her Routine

The Olympics are all about exposure for competitors, but it’s unlikely that French figure skater Gabriella Papadakis was expecting this kind of exposure. In an unfortunate series of events during the ice dance short dance competition on Monday morning, Papadakis’ fringed green costume snapped at the neckline early in her routine with partner Guillaume Cizeron’s […]

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5 Family Activities For A Rainy Day

What happens to your day of family fun when the weather doesn’t cooperate? Remember this: A little creativity can brighten up even the greyest of days. In partnership with Brother Canada, here are five fun activities both kids and parents will enjoy the next time you’re stuck indoors. Picnic in the living room Can’t go to […]

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Troy Black Dies In Mexico After Wife’s Plea For Blood Donors

CALGARY — A Calgary man who suddenly became ill while on vacation in Mexico has died. Jonathan Denis says his friend Troy Black began vomiting in Puerto Vallarta on Thursday and doctors found a tear in his esophagus. A social media campaign began when it appeared that the hospital where Black was being treated didn’t […]

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Patrick Brown Supporters Say They Don't Believe Accusations At 1st Campaign Event

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — The former leader of Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives said since he helped grow the party to unprecedented levels, he should be the one to lead it into the upcoming election. Patrick Brown stepped down from his position late last month amid sexual misconduct allegations, which he has repeatedly and categorically denied. On Friday, […]

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Carolina Hurricanes Goalie Cam Ward's Adorable On-Ice Moment With Son Stole Our Hearts

Hockey goalie Cam Ward shared a heartfelt moment on the ice with his son on Friday night that was nothing short of awwww-inducing. The Saskatchewan native, who plays for the Carolina Hurricanes, got to enjoy the sight of his son Nolan skating towards him on an NHL rink for the first time. Special Father-Son moment […]

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