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Port Saint John poised for 19% increase in cruise ship passengers

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Port Saint John is poised for a 13 per cent increase in the number of cruise ship calls this year and a 19 per cent increase in passengers and crew, according to president and CEO Jim Quinn.

Australian Open: 15-year-old Marta Kostyuk's run continues

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Marta Kostyuk, a 15-year-old qualifier from Ukraine who beat 25th-seeded Peng Shuai in the first round, has advanced to the third with a 6-3, 7-5 win over Olivia Rogowska, a wild-card entry from Australia.

Kid Rock set to perform at NHL All-Star Game

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Kid Rock will headline the entertainment at the upcoming NHL All-Star Game in Tampa on Sunday, Jan. 28, the league announced on Tuesday.

Moose sighting: Hockey players pay visit to West St. Paul family's backyard rink

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A handful of Manitoba Moose players stopped by the Azaransky household in West St. Paul, Man., on Tuesday to test out the family's massive, award-winning backyard hockey rink.

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Boston Celtics legend Jo Jo White dead at 71

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Basketball Hall of Famer Jo Jo White, a two-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics and an Olympic gold medallist, has died. He was 71.

Court hears how doctors attempted to save murder victim's life

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A pathologist testified on the sixth day of the second-degree murder trial of Evan Polchies. The 31-year-old is accused of shooting and killing Bobby Martin Jr.

542 ships accused of breaking whale-protecting speed limit in Gulf of St. Lawrence

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A total of 542 ships were reported for violating the speed limit Transport Canada imposed on part of the Gulf of St. Lawrence last summer to prevent further deaths of endangered North Atlantic right whales.

'The world needs more peacemakers': B.C. man from South Korea reflects on diplomatic summit

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Ken Lee immigrated to Canada from South Korea more than four decades ago, but never stopped following what was happening halfway across the world on the Korean peninsula.

Committee sends Edmonton's 500m booze rule for review

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A rule requiring liquor stores to be at least 500 metres apart may be a thing of the past after city councillors get a review of the bylaw in June.

'I was concerned that they would die': Markham pet store closed after this activist finds 'dehydrated' puppies

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A pet store in Markham was closed Tuesday after an animal welfare activist raised the alarm about puppies and kittens she said showed "obvious signs of distress," and the store is now apologizing on Facebook, saying it will improve the…

'You have to earn trust and respect': David Werklund named to Order of Canada

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From a hugely successful career in oil and gas through spearheading environmental protection practices and a focus on youth leadership and public education, David Werklund credits his values and drive to growing up on the family farm in…

Stratford's 14-classroom expansion planning continues

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Parents of students in Stratford Elementary and Glen Stewart Primary schools are carefully following details of the planned 14-classroom expansion.

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Bogus cop stole cash, credit cards from homes, says RCMP

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RCMP are warning the public about thieves posing as police officers to gain access to homes after cash and credit cards were stolen in two incidents in December 2017.

B.C. premier rejects Green call for foreign buyers ban days before Asia visit

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Premier John Horgan says he has plans to tone down speculation in British Columbia's real estate market, but banning foreign buyers is not one of them.

3 of the world's hottest chilis to heat up your winter, plus 1 mild pepper for the more faint of heart

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In celebration of International Hot and Spicy Food Day, we've rounded up a list of ingredients that range from fragrant to piquant and occasionally even painful, depending on whom you ask.

Life sentence for Toronto man who jumped in front of train after stabbing death of ex-girlfriend

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Lascelles Allen has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the stabbing death of ex-girlfriend Suraiya Gangarman.

Sex enhancement pills known as 'poppers' may pose serious health risks, warns Health Canada

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Health Canada issued a warning Tuesday about unauthorized products that are labelled as having been "assessed for effectiveness and quality" when in reality, they have not passed inspection.

How an immigrant to Canada helped Donald Trump prove his mental state

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Donald Trump has aced a test on his mental health — likely putting to rest days of Washington political gossip. And one Arab-Canadian couldn't be prouder.

Djokovic denies ATP players talked potential union, boycotts over prize money

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Novak Djokovic has rejected reports that leading men could potentially boycott future Grand Slams over prize money, though he did confirm that players held an hour-long private meeting on the eve of the Australian Open to discuss issues…

Prosecutor tells hearing 'quick wins' plan to get ethnic votes backfired for B.C. Liberals

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Brian Bonney, the former communications director for the B.C. Liberal party could face a community sentence of up to 23 months for the "quick wins" multicultural vote scandal.

Residential school column in News/North draws criticism from N.W.T. elders

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In her News/North column Monday, Cece Hodgson McCauley, a former Dene chief, suggests some people lied to cash in on settlement money.

Michelle Obama adds 2nd Vancouver date to speaking tour

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The Greater Vancouver Board of Trade has announced former U.S. first lady Michelle Obama will give a second talk in Vancouver after the first February event sold out.