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January 21, 2018 3:04 AM Déjà vu: Bruins burn Habs for 2nd time in a week

David Pastrnak scored two goals and set up another as the Boston Bruins defeated Montreal on Saturday night 4-1 to sweep a set of three games in an eight-day period over the Canadiens. Torey Krug had a goal and two assists and Riley Nash added an empty-net goal for Boston (27-10-8), which extended its point streak to 16 games (12-0-4). Max Pacioretty 9

January 21, 2018 2:35 AM Winnipeg Blue Bombers sign QB Darian Durant to 1-year contract

Veteran quarterback will be backup to Bombers' Matt Nichols The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have landed a veteran quarterback to backup Matt Nichols. The Bombers announced late Saturday evening they have signed a one-year contract with Darian Durant, just days after he was let go from the Montreal Alouettes. "One of our objectives this offseason was to solidify 9

January 19, 2018 3:56 AM Award-winning novelist Nancy Richler dies at age 60

Richler “had an extraordinary ability to see into the human heart to create complex characters,” said the senior vice-president and executive publisher at HarperCollins. Her most recent novel, The Imposter Bride, was a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize in 2012. VANCOUVER—Award-winning novelist Nancy Richler has died in Vancouver at the age of 60 following 8

January 19, 2018 12:07 AM Rebecca Quinn becomes highest Canadian ever taken in NWSL draft

Toronto native, who played for Duke, goes third overall to Washington Spirit. PHILADELPHIA—Duke defender-midfielder Rebecca Quinn became the highest Canadian ever taken in the NWSL draft when she went third overall to the Washington Spirit on Thursday. The Spirit also had the first overall pick, taking U.S. international midfielder Andi Sullivan of Stanford 7

January 18, 2018 7:11 PM BMO financing deal with Canopy Growth marks policy shift for Canadian banks

Canopy Growth, Canada's largest licensed pot producer, announced the $175-million deal with BMO and GMP Securities on Wednesday. The Bank of Montreal’s participation in a major financing deal for licensed cannabis producer Canopy Growth marks a big policy shift for Canada’s biggest banks, which may be warming up to the cannabis sector. Canopy, Canada’s 9

January 18, 2018 5:24 PM Ottawa to promise $700 million to Business Development Bank of Canada to spur clean-tech growth

The money is part of the government’s promise to invest $2.3 billion in clean technologies. OTTAWA—The federal government will give $700 million over the next five years to the Business Development Bank of Canada in a bid to grow Canada’s clean-technology industry. The funding is intended to enable the bank to take on more risk, providing high-potential 10

January 17, 2018 3:24 PM Quebec to raise minimum wage 75 cents to $12 this spring

The increase is the largest minimum wage hike in the province’s history. At $12, Quebec’s minimum wage would rank third highest in the country behind Alberta’s and Ontario’s. MONTREAL—Quebec will raise the province’s minimum wage to $12 an hour as of May 1. The 75-cent increase from the current rate of $11.25 was confirmed today by Labour Minister Dominique 14

January 16, 2018 4:28 PM 2 prominent Parti Quebecois members won’t seek re-election

Longtime Parti Quebecois members Alexandre Cloutier and Nicole Leger will not run in this year’s provincial election. QUEBEC—Two prominent Parti Quebecois members of the national assembly will not run in this year’s provincial election amid reports several of their colleagues are also leaving the political scene. Alexandre Cloutier, 40, said this morning 12

January 15, 2018 10:02 PM Phillip Danault showing signs of concussion after being struck in head

Canadiens announced Monday that the centre's condition would be evaluated daily The Montreal Canadiens say centre Phillip Danault has symptoms of a concussion after being struck on the head by a puck. The team said in a statement Monday that Danault's condition will be evaluated daily. The 24-year-old was hit on the side of the head by a rising point 10

January 15, 2018 5:40 PM ‘Pops’, Montreal man who founded organization to help the homeless, dies at 89

Known affectionately as ‘Pops’, Emmett Johns founded ‘Dans La Rue’ and was named to the Order of Canada in 1999. MONTREAL—A Montreal man known affectionately as “Pops” and who founded an organization that helps the homeless has died at the age of 89. The group, called “Dans La Rue,” says Emmett Johns died overnight Saturday night. Johns, who was born in Montreal 11