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Flames president says team is becoming a have-not market in NHL economy

Flames president says team is becoming a have-not market in NHL economy

CALGARY — The president of the Calgary Flames says the team is not swimming in money. Ken King told Calgary's chamber of commerce Monday that the team has gone from a giver to a taker in NHL revenue sharing.
Tax changes to make system fair not stifle business growth: Trudeau

Tax changes to make system fair not stifle business growth: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the government has no intention of stifling growth for small businesses and start-ups with its upcoming changes to the tax code.
Photo program at Sick Kids Hospital helps teens with cancer express hopes, fears

Photo program at Sick Kids Hospital helps teens with cancer express hopes, fears

TORONTO — What does cancer feel like? Look like? For most teens, cancer is a foreign word, a disease adults may have to deal with but one most adolescents don't connect with themselves.

Feds urged to back research on psychedelic drugs for medical treatments

OTTAWA — Canadian researchers are urging Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor to support broad research on the use of psychedelic drugs —including LSD and an active ingredient in magic mushrooms — as medical treatments for conditions including add

Alberta creates advisory team to assist cities bidding for second Amazon HQ

CALGARY — The Alberta government is joining the fray to help Edmonton and Calgary bid for retail giant Amazon's second headquarters.
Trudeau urges Canadian companies to seek fortune in China's $5 trillion market

Trudeau urges Canadian companies to seek fortune in China's $5 trillion market

TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called on Canada's small-and-medium sized businesses to embrace globalization and help deepen what he termed the "Canada-China friendship" by exploring the market potential of selling to its half-billion increa

Trudeau won't weigh in on Kurdish independence, citing Quebec lesson

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has pointed to his own experience in two Quebec referendums to explain why Canada won't weigh in on the push for independence by Iraq's Kurdish population.
Province to help African Nova Scotians get title to land given centuries ago

Province to help African Nova Scotians get title to land given centuries ago

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government says it is poised to help black residents who have struggled for decades to gain clear title to land that has been in their families since many arrived as Loyalists in the 1800s.
NFL protests: Two distinct visions of American patriotism clash on 50-yard line

NFL protests: Two distinct visions of American patriotism clash on 50-yard line

WASHINGTON — A truck flying a giant American flag swooshed by a parking lot where a pro-Donald Trump rally was being held in the dying days of the last presidential election. A local Republican boss noticed the flag and made a political forecast.

New directives limit, but don't fully outlaw, use of torture-tainted information

OTTAWA — New federal directives limit — but don't totally forbid — Canada's national police, spy and border agencies from using information that was likely extracted through overseas torture.