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November 15, 2018 11:47 PM NFL provides University of Calgary $12M for concussions research

Emery says research will evaluate risk factors, look at how to predict recovery and gauge effectiveness of concussion prevention across multiple sports including hockey, rugby, football, lacrosse, wrestling, soccer, basketball, volleyball and cheerleading. “We will recruit over 6,000 high school students across 60 schools nationally and we will follow 5

November 15, 2018 6:48 PM Hamilton’s Kapwani Kiwanga wins $100,000 Sobey Art Award

The other four finalists receive $25,000 apiece, while the remaining 20 longlisted artists receive $2,000. This year’s other finalists were Mi’kmaq artist Jordan Bennett representing the Atlantic region and Jon Rafman of Quebec. Representing the Prairies and the North is Joi T. Arcand from the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation in Saskatchewan, and Jeneen Frei Njootli 7

November 15, 2018 2:27 AM Libya’s oil production has more than doubled since June, oil chief says

ABU DHABI—Libya is pumping 1.28 million barrels a day, the head of the country’s National Oil Corp. said Wednesday, more than double its June level. The production boost in the North African nation comes as oil prices have plummeted in recent days after Saudi Arabia opened up the spigots to make up for sanctioned Iranian oil. Speaking to The Wall Street 6

November 14, 2018 12:47 PM Canada’s cannabis advantage going up in smoke as U.S. moves in

Canadian companies still take the top three spots north of the border, though the biggest pot company by market value, Nanaimo, British Columbia-based Tilray Inc., is listed in the U.S. and has a market value of $10.4 billion (U.S.). Canadian companies took on a leadership position as Canada became the world’s first major economy to legalize pot for both recreational 4

November 14, 2018 5:47 AM Yohannes Brhanu, 22, identified as victim of North York ‘gun battle’ in Toronto’s record-tying 89th homicide of 2018

A midnight “gun battle” involving four firearms and an unknown number of people left one 22-year-old Toronto man dead on a quiet residential street North York early Wednesday, police say. Toronto police have identified the victim of Toronto’s 89th homicide of 2018 as Yohannes Brhanu, 22, of Toronto. He was found unresponsive in the driver’s seat of a vehicle 4

November 13, 2018 7:09 PM Campbell-Pascall, Chipman added to Hockey Hall of Fame selection committee

TORONTO — Former women’s hockey star Cassie Campbell-Pascall and executive Mark Chipman have been added to the Hockey Hall of Fame selection committee. The Hockey Hall of Fame said in a release Tuesday that Campbell-Pascall and Chipman will start their duties starting with the 2019 nomination and election proceedings. Campbell-Pascall was captain of the Canadian 7

November 13, 2018 2:17 PM Pence, Abe agree on North Korea sanctions, new trade talks

TOKYO—U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday reaffirmed the need to keep sanctions on North Korea to achieve its denuclearization as they showcased their bilateral alliance, while Pence also urged Japan to do more to reduce the U.S. trade deficit. Pence and Abe also agreed to deepen co-operation in promoting 7

November 10, 2018 12:05 AM Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I change my age to 64?

Then again, it’s never wise to superimpose a North American sensibility on the Dutch. These impossibly gorgeous people cycle around like kamikazes without helmets and pump fries with mayo into their svelte bodies. They live in an enchanted land where tulips and windmills coexist in perfect harmony. The Dutch were about four decades ahead of the curve 21

November 8, 2018 10:57 PM Martinrea misses expectations despite earning a record $36.4 million Q3

Executive chairman Rob Wildeboer said the company is pleased with the USMCA trade agreement involving Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, especially the automotive provisions that will support a continued strong North American automotive industry and supply base. “We were very well-positioned to benefit from NAFTA, and we remain very well-positioned to benefit 12

November 8, 2018 9:40 PM Norwegian frigate could sink after being rammed in harbour

COPENHAGEN—A Norwegian Navy frigate carrying a crew of 137 was rammed by a tanker while in a harbour on the country’s west coast Thursday, tearing a large hole in its side, the military said. Eight people on the KNM Helge Instad were slightly injured — two of whom were taken to a nearby hospital — in the 4 a.m. accident in Sture, north of Bergen, said Rear Adm. Nils Andreas 12