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Sportsnet exploring new formats for first intermission, Hall of Fame feature on tap this week

Sportsnet exploring new formats for first intermission, Hall of Fame feature on tap this week

TORONTO — Don't expect an immediate replacement for fired commentator Don Cherry on "Coach's Corner." In fact, it's possible that Sportsnet may eventually take the long-running "Hockey Night in Canada" segment in a different direction.
New case of vaping-related illness in Quebec brings national total to 8

New case of vaping-related illness in Quebec brings national total to 8

MONTREAL — The third case of severe lung illness related to vaping has been confirmed in Quebec, the province's Health Department said Friday.

26 kids discharged from hospital after possible carbon monoxide poisoning in Quebec

GATINEAU, Que. — Twenty-six elementary school children sent to hospital Friday after they were possibly exposed to carbon monoxide in a Gatineau school bus have been sent home with their parents, the regional health authority said.

N.B. doctor guilty of misconduct in U.K. after online chat with cop posing as teen

FREDERICTON — A family doctor who now practises in New Brunswick has been found guilty of misconduct by a professional tribunal in the United Kingdom after making "sexually motivated" remarks to someone who identified herself a 13-year-old girl.

Saskatoon police say dead infant found in recycling bin was a girl

SASKATOON — Police in Saskatoon say an infant found dead in a recycling bin last week was a newborn girl. They say an autopsy was performed this week, but was unable to determine exactly when the baby was born.
One year on, most oil-and-gas bailout money has moved, federal government says

One year on, most oil-and-gas bailout money has moved, federal government says

OTTAWA — Canada's $1.6-billion bailout for Alberta's battered oil industry is well underway, but with little transparency about who is getting the money and for what.
Canada's Salvation Army testing out quicker tap-and-go option at kettle stations

Canada's Salvation Army testing out quicker tap-and-go option at kettle stations

TORONTO — Canada's Salvation Army is testing out a new and faster way to allow cashless donations to its kettle stations via debit and credit card, making the process as quick and easy as dropping a toonie in the bubble. A pilot project starting Dec.

Letting ski resort sell mountain water from park is risky: environmentalists

EDMONTON — Alberta's decision to allow a ski hill in a provincial park to sell water it's not using and have it trucked away sets a bad precedent that could restrict the province's ability to react to climate change, environmentalists say.
Charge dropped against Raptors fan who made vulgar comment about Ayesha Curry

Charge dropped against Raptors fan who made vulgar comment about Ayesha Curry

TORONTO — A Toronto Raptors fan who made a vulgar comment on live television about Ayesha Curry, wife of NBA star Stephen Curry, has been ordered to stay away from both her and the reporter to whom he made the comment.
B.C. wildlife experts urge hunters to switch ammo to stop lead poisoning in birds

B.C. wildlife experts urge hunters to switch ammo to stop lead poisoning in birds

VANCOUVER — Hunting season in British Columbia is having unintended toxic consequences for birds of prey and two local raptor experts say it's time to get the lead out of ammunition to stop them from being poisoned.