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September 20, 2018 4:17 AM Canadiens’ Max Domi given match penalty for ‘gutless’ suckerpunch against Panthers

“The two were arguing with one another,” Jonathan Drouin said. “I saw a pretty big slash from Ekblad on Max, and Max just took matters into his own hands. It’s also Ekblad’s fault for not protecting himself.” Meanwhile coach Claude Julien said “these are things that happen in a hockey game.” When play resumed, Jared McCann made it 3-1 at 10:57 of the third 9

September 16, 2018 4:43 PM Women lead trucking industry charge to get more female big-riggers behind wheel

Linda Young, head of human resources for Winnipeg-based Bison Transport, chairs the trucking HR association’s Women With Drive initiative. Launched in 2016, it aims to raise the number of women entering the 18-wheeler workforce through awareness campaigns and resources for employers. “In the last two years it has gotten worse,” Young said. “This year in particular 22

September 14, 2018 12:14 AM Milos Raonic good to go in Davis Cup tie for Canada

The 46-year-old Nestor, ranked 135th in doubles, is playing in his final Davis Cup. Pospisil has been focusing on his singles career so his doubles ranking has slumped to 1,253, but he peaked at No. 4 in 2015. The singles matchups will flip on Sunday, with Raonic playing Haase and Shapovalov taking on de Bakker. Montreal’s Felix Auger-Aliassime, 18, is Canada’s 14

September 10, 2018 4:02 PM Loblaw Co.’s President’s Choice tops credit-card customer satisfaction survey

Loblaw Cos.’s President’s Choice Financial credit cards rank No. 1 for customer satisfaction, beating out cards issued by the country’s biggest banks, according to a study published Monday by J.D. Power. And despite being Canada’s biggest credit-card issuer, Toronto-Dominion Bank trails the pack. PC Financial scored 788 on a 1,000-point scale making 8

September 7, 2018 10:09 PM Quebec’s Coalition leader promises to expel immigrants who fail to learn French

Legault’s proposal was panned by Liberal Leader Philippe Couillard, who accused his rival of fear-mongering and wanting to “break up families.” He argued that Quebec’s immigration policy has been a success, noting that about 50 per cent of all jobs in recent years have been filled by immigrants. “Immigrants are learning French, and you know where they learn 22

September 4, 2018 9:10 PM Hockey puck death prompts call for protective nets

MONTREAL—The death of a 12-year-old girl after she was struck by a hockey puck has prompted a Quebec coroner to ask the province to study the possibility of installing protective nets in all arenas. The accident occurred April 1, 2017, while Annie Alaku-Papigatuk was watching a hockey game in Salluit, a community in northern Nunavik. She was sitting 16

September 4, 2018 6:07 PM Quebec securities regulator helping companies disclose exposure to modern slavery

MONTREAL—Quebec’s securities regulator is offering to help public companies disclose their exposure to modern slavery, including forced labour, human trafficking and child labour. The Autorite des marches financiers says Canadian companies could be exposed directly or indirectly to the tens of millions of people around the world who are estimated to be affected 16

September 4, 2018 5:46 PM Laurentian Bank reports flat profit in third quarter

MONTREAL—Laurentian Bank of Canada’s net income was virtually flat in the third quarter compared with last year at $54.9 million, as the company recorded acquisition-related costs and other expense increases that offset five per cent higher revenue. The Montreal-based company’s net income per share amounted to $1.23 per share, which was down from $1.48 per share 14

September 3, 2018 3:22 PM Redblacks linebacker Kyries Hebert suspended for second time this season

“I’ve had over 800 career tackles and I’ve been in trouble five times maybe, so the ratio is not like it’s an every play incident where I have a play that’s illegal,” said Hebert. “I want to clean it up, the most important thing is our team and for me to be available to them.” Hebert also said after his Week 3 suspension that he knows he has little room for error 11

August 31, 2018 12:16 AM Max Domi anxious to get started on the other side of the rivalry

Max Domi’s skating and training sessions at the BioSteel hockey camp this week helped tune his body and mind toward an upcoming NHL season with a new team. But the 23-year-old Montreal Canadiens forward, who grew up in Toronto as a diehard Leafs fan — especially with his father, Tie Domi, playing for the home side — had a few things to straighten out. Domi, traded 11