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Canada falls to Germany in straight sets at FIVB World Grand Prix

RICHMOND, B.C. — Marie-Alex Belanger led the way with eight kills, but it wasn’t enough as Canada dropped a straight sets decision to Germany on Friday at the 2017 FIVB World Grand Prix. 143 more words

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Strike notice given for Winnipeg airport, walkout could happen Monday

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Airports Authority says it has received 72-hour strike notice from the union representing 150 workers at the Richardson International Airport.

Members of the Union of Canadian Transportation Employees, which is affiliated with the Public Service Alliance of Canada, voted in favour of a strike earlier this week. 205 more words

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Canadian Jason Dunkerley wins silver at world para athletics championships

LONDON — Jason Dunkerley has added a silver to Canada’s medal total at the world para athletics championships.

Dunkerley raced to a time of four minutes 13.67 seconds at London Stadium in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Friday to place second in the T11 1,500-metre event. 160 more words

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Immigration officials working on case of Winnipeg Yazidi woman and injured son

WINNIPEG — Officials in Ottawa say they are working to help reunite a Yazidi woman living in Winnipeg with her 12-year-old son, who was recently freed from captivity with Iraqi militants and is recovering from gunshot wounds. 325 more words

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Flags from Israel and Ghana pulled down and burned outside Saskatchewan church

HUMBOLDT, Sask. — RCMP in Humboldt, Sask., are investigating after someone pulled down the flags of Israel and Ghana from the Living Worlds Church on the town’s main street. 148 more words

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Calgary Stampeders seek bounce-back win against rested Saskatchewan Roughriders

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders haven’t lost back-to-back games since 2012 for a span of 91 regular-season games without two losses in a row.

They intend to preserve that stat Saturday when they face the Saskatchewan Roughriders. 663 more words

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Calgary police report spike in gun violence, blame disorganized criminal group

Calgary police say there has been an increase in the number of shootings over the last year.

There were 45 shootings in 2017 compared to just 37 in 2016. 200 more words

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