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February 23, 2018 9:23 PM Leafs juggle lines while waiting for news on Auston Matthews’ shoulder

Sophomore centre goes for MRI, will miss games against rival Bruins, Lightning. Two things came to mind at Leafs practice Friday, knowing star centre Auston Matthews will likely miss two important games against division rivals with a shoulder injury. Second: Will the Leafs adjust their game plan for the Feb. 26 NHL trade deadline, should the Matthews 6

February 22, 2018 8:21 PM B.C. man accused of killing young daughters makes video court appearance

Andrew Berry faces second-degree murder charges after police found the bodies of six-year-old Chloe and four-year-old Aubrey Berry on Christmas Day. VICTORIA—A man facing second-degree murder charges in the deaths of his two daughters made a brief court appearance by video on Thursday in Victoria. Police were called to an apartment in the Victoria-area 9

February 21, 2018 7:11 PM Calgary police use DNA technology to give a face to mother of baby found dead in December

The police got the image from a U.S. company that specializes in DNA phenotyping, which can predict physical appearance and ancestry from unidentified DNA. Police said identifying the mother will help determine what led to the baby being placed in the dumpster. CALGARY—Police have released a high-tech image they say is a likeness of the mother of a baby girl found 10

February 15, 2018 6:49 PM Canada weighing contribution to expanded NATO training mission in Iraq

Once planning is complete, Canada will have a better idea of what it can contribute, says defence minister Canada is considering how it can contribute to an expanded NATO training mission in Iraq, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said Thursday. The military alliance, which already has a small team in Iraq instructing local security forces in bomb disposal 56

February 12, 2018 7:22 PM Supermarket chain stirs passion, outrage with World War I advertisement

LONDON - Artillery booms. A trench comes into view. Soldiers huddle into their overcoats for warmth. The scene is the unlikely backdrop for a holiday commercial that has many Britons reaching for hankies — and others demanding it be pulled from the air. The 3-minute, 40-second mini-movie from the Sainsbury's grocery chain depicts the 1914 Christmas Truce 28

February 12, 2018 11:00 AM Winnipeg woman gives eggnog and gingersnaps to burglar

The 17-year-old who looted her home has a new friendship with the homeowner she burgled A burglar and her victim are now friends after a December home invasion in Winnipeg's East Kildonan neighbourhood. Leah Ross remembers the day she came home and found her place had been broken into as if it happened yesterday. On that cold winter day, her back door was swinging 7

January 2, 2018 7:27 PM Nova Scotia mom says eye-gaze communication breakthrough with daughter ‘is going to open up’ her world

Joellan Huntley started communicating on Christmas Day using a special device that tracks her eye movements on a computer screen. WATERVILLE, N.S.—Using eye-gaze detection software, a severely disabled Nova Scotia woman is communicating with her family for the first time in 21 years. Joellan Huntley and her family met with the media today to talk about 16

December 29, 2017 10:49 PM Frustrated U.S. might withhold $255 million in aid from Pakistan

Pakistan’s military still views its accommodation of the Taliban-linked Haqqani network as in its security interest. WASHINGTON—When Pakistani forces freed a Canadian-American family this fall held captive by militants, they also captured one of the abductors. U.S. officials saw a potential windfall: He was a member of the Taliban-linked Haqqani network 21

December 29, 2017 10:22 AM Marine Atlantic ferries sail for 1st time since Christmas Eve

Two runs, one commercial and one for passengers, scheduled to depart North Sydney on Friday After four days of cancellations during the busy holiday season, the ferries between Nova Scotia and Newfoundland finally sailed Thursday night. Both Marine Atlantic crossings departed North Sydney and Port aux Basques at 11:45 p.m. Thursday, the first time passengers 38

December 29, 2017 6:00 AM Thomas Vanek, Brock Boeser power Canucks in win over Blackhawks

Pair combine for 9 points as Vancouver snaps 4-game losing streak Thomas Vanek thought it was going to be "one of those nights" after Chicago Blackhawks backup goalie Anton Forsberg robbed him twice on point-blank opportunities in Thursday's first period. Turns out the Vancouver Canucks winger was correct — just not the way he envisioned. Vanek had two goals 16