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November 17, 2018 12:36 AM Ottawa to deliver competitive boost for Canadian companies

He said soft oil prices have created a “new headwind” for the Canadian economy. Markets, he said, are watching closely for Morneau’s response “to the competitive challenges posed by last year’s U.S. tax reforms,” particularly a made-in-Canada capital investment boost. “If Morneau delivers on that hope, some will see it as a new tailwind for a Canadian 7

November 16, 2018 5:52 AM Down to their fourth-string goalie, Canucks get blown out on the road in Minnesota

Mikko Koivu had a goal and two assists, and the Wild rebounded from a recent hiccup by beating the Canucks 6-2 on Thursday night. Eric Staal and Matt Dumba had a goal and an assist, and Charlie Coyle, Nino Niederreiter and Jason Zucker also scored for the Wild, who had a season high in goals. Ryan Suter had two assists, and Devan Dubnyk made 25 saves 6

November 13, 2018 5:08 PM Anderson thrashes Nishikori to be on verge of ATP semis

Anderson and Nishikori split their last two meetings and the Japanese player held a 5-3 career head-to-head, so a close match appeared to be on the cards. However, just as he did in his tournament-opening victory over Thiem on Sunday, Anderson started fast as an aggressive forehand into the corner earned him a 2-0 lead. As an increasingly frustrated 5

November 12, 2018 5:18 AM Avs’ Varlamov stands tall in net as Oilers drop fourth straight game

It didn't take long for Colorado's top line to be heard from, scoring just 26 seconds into the game when Rantanen fluttered the rebound of a Nathan MacKinnon shot past Talbot for his sixth goal of the season and 25th point. Soderberg scored on a long point shot through traffic to give Colorado a 2-0 lead with 4:27 remaining in the opening period 13

November 11, 2018 6:33 PM Fleetwood Mac's classic lineup fails to connect

It means whole. It should also mean satisfying. It should mean that everything comes together to be something full, that all the parts form something greater than the pieces to create, or recreate, that larger thing that means more and is more on every level, and is, ultimately, satisfying. So, knowing that, understanding that, it should be a pretty 28

November 8, 2018 3:43 AM Canadian women edged by Americans in Olympic final rematch

Canada (1-1) closes out the preliminary round against Finland on Friday, while the U.S. (2-0) takes on Sweden. Finland improved to 1-1 with a 3-2 win over Sweden (0-2). The two countries with the best records after the preliminary round play for gold on Saturday night. The U.S. had a power play late in the third period with Canadian defender Halli Kryzyzaniak 12

November 7, 2018 12:25 AM Former Wolfpack player Quinn Ngawati in demand from Canadian rugby teams

The 19-year-old from Victoria, the first Canadian-born player to appear in a professional rugby league game, is now training with the Canadian rugby sevens team. To do so, he turned down an offer to play for the Canada Wolverines in their bid to qualify for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup. The six-foot-four 240-pound Ngawati left the Toronto Wolfpack 12

November 3, 2018 3:12 AM Last-place Argos drop season finale to Redblacks

Backup quarterback Dominique Davis threw for 220 yards and a touchdown as Ottawa downed the Toronto Argonauts 24-9 on Friday in the last regular-season game for both squads. Neither team had anything to play for in the standings. The Argonauts (4-14) will finish last in the East Division, one year after winning the Grey Cup, while the Redblacks (11-7) already 11

November 1, 2018 10:11 PM NHL plans regular season games in Prague, Stockholm, says Bettman

HELSINKI—NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said that the NHL is planning to play a season-opening game in Prague and another two games in Stockholm next season. Bettman, speaking before the Florida Panthers and the Winnipeg Jets play for the first of their two regular-season games in Finland on Thursday, said the league is planning to keep a presence in Europe 19

October 30, 2018 12:08 AM A month without Matthews hurts Leafs in many ways

On the surface, Auston Matthews looks like the laboratory-built vision of the ideal hockey player. A strapping six-foot-three and 220-some pounds, he skates like a dream, shoots like a laser, plays keepaway like it’s glued to his stick. Certainly he’s put up the numbers to justify the fawning. With 84 goals in 155 games as a Maple Leaf, nobody’s scored 15