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Warning line intended to prevent injury a distraction for hockey players: study

Warning line intended to prevent injury a distraction for hockey players: study

CALGARY — Researchers say a warning line intended to get hockey players to keep their heads up around the boards has the opposite effect.
Mentally ill N.S. man who killed his mother, grandparents denied greater freedom

Mentally ill N.S. man who killed his mother, grandparents denied greater freedom

HALIFAX — More than two years after a mentally ill Nova Scotia man killed his mother and two grandparents, a team of mental-health professionals argued Tuesday he should be granted unescorted day passes.

Activist Jaggi Singh rearrested in connection with Quebec City protest

MONTREAL — A well-known left-wing activist who was arrested at a Quebec City demonstration and then released has been rearrested.

Canadian troops helping Jordan, Lebanon secure borders against ISIL

OTTAWA — Canadian soldiers have been quietly helping Jordan and Lebanon secure their borders amid fears of Islamic State fighters slipping from Iraq and Syria to launch attacks in Europe and North America.

Woman linked to New Brunswick Hells Angels faces charges, police say

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick RCMP say a 40-year-old woman has been charged in the ongoing investigation of outlaw motorcycle gangs in the province.

Mortgage loan insurance business down 33% for CMHC in second-quarter report

OTTAWA — Canada's national housing agency says new regulations introduced last fall decreased the size of the country's insured mortgage market by about 33 per cent year-over-year in the second quarter. The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.
Guelph men drive to Houston to sister forced from home by flooding

Guelph men drive to Houston to sister forced from home by flooding

Two Ontario men are on their way to Houston to help a family member who has been forced from her home by flooding in the hurricane-battered city. Bill Hamilton and Pat Quirk left Guelph, Ont.

Authorities worried about cases of legionnaires' disease in Quebec town

GRANBY, Que. — Quebec public health officials are trying to determine the source of contamination that is causing an abnormally high number of cases of legionnaires' disease in a town east of Montreal.
Dramatic end expected for long-running Chase the Ace at Newfoundland church hall

Dramatic end expected for long-running Chase the Ace at Newfoundland church hall

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Organizers say as many as 100,000 people are expected as the much-watched Chase the Ace draw ends Wednesday night in a church hall outside St. John's.

More data needed on asylum seekers at the border: Ontario immigration minister

OTTAWA — Temporary shelters set up in Cornwall, Ont., to house asylum seekers will remain on standby until Oct. 1, but the province's immigration minister said Tuesday that, for now, it doesn't look like they'll be needed.