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One question Crosby is reluctant to answer

Posted by Jeff on December 9, 2010 at 8:46 PM Comments comments (0)

He's won an Olympic medal and Stanley Cup by 23 but has trouble responding to this hockey request. 'I don't know'

 

PITTSBURGH – Sidney Crosby(notes) sniffed, clearing his thoughts as much as anything, buying some time. He had been asked to define, in his mind, the phrase “best player in the game.” He was reluctant to do it.

“I don’t know,” Crosby said. “I don’t really think about it. Everyone …”

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WestJet confirms deal is in-the-making

Posted by Jeff on December 9, 2010 at 8:46 PM Comments comments (0)

The Calgary-based airline is now one step closer to becoming an international player. What it means for travellers

 

Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press, On Wednesday December 8, 2010, 4:26 pm EST

By Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press

CALGARY - An interline deal between WestJet Airlines Ltd.'s and British Airways brings the Calgary-based budget carrier one step closer toward becoming a bona fide international player, an industry analyst said Wednesday.

The a...

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Rising trend among millions of workers

Posted by Jeff on December 9, 2010 at 8:43 PM Comments comments (0)

The amount of Canadians using this job luxury has grown to one-fifth of the workforce. Usually the educated staff

 On Tuesday December 7, 2010, 12:25 pm EST

About 3.6 million Canadians have the luxury of wandering down the hallway in their pyjamas to start their work days, suggests a report released Tuesday showing a rise in home office use.

Statistics Canada's report says the number of people working at home is evenly split between the self-employed and those paid by ...

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Prince Charles' car attacked by protesters

Posted by Jeff on December 9, 2010 at 8:41 PM Comments comments (0)

Vehicle carrying the Royal and his wife is smashed, hit with paint as protest turns ugly. What's behind the anger

 

..LONDON (Reuters) - A car carrying Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla was on Thursday attacked by protesters in London demonstrating against higher student fees, a spokesman for the prince said.

"We can confirm that Their Royal Highnesses' car was attacked by protesters on the way to their engagement at the London Palladium this evening, but Th...

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The first countries in danger of vanishing

Posted by Jeff on December 7, 2010 at 8:17 PM Comments comments (0)

Rising seas threaten the economy, homes, and very existence of these low-lying nations. Unprecedented

 

..Islands fear "end of history" due climate changes

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....CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) - Some low-lying island nations face the "end of history" due to rising sea levels unless the ...

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Elizabeth Smart tells of close call with detective

Posted by Jeff on November 9, 2010 at 5:37 PM Comments comments (0)

Elizabeth Smart tells of close call with detective

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Hockey team debuts 'awful' denim jerseys

Posted by Jeff on November 9, 2010 at 5:33 PM Comments comments (0)

Uniqueness of the Saskatoon Blades' uniform is creating plenty of buzz on TV and online. See the denim duds.

Witness the Saskatoon Blades' denim hockey jerseys in the flesh

By Greg Wyshynski

As reported last week by Puck Daddy's Sean Leahy, the Saskatoon Blades both mortified and captured the imagination of the hockey world by announcing plans to wear a "denim jersey" on Friday, Nov. 12.

Previously, we've only seen an artist's rendering of what the jerseys would look ...

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The Happiest place on earth found:study

Posted by Jeff on November 9, 2010 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (0)

The happiest place on Earth found: study A satisfying job is the biggest draw here, where a garbage man makes as much as a lawyer. Plus, 3 more happy places

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Air Canada orders extra security checks on Yemen-linked passengers

Posted by Jeff on November 6, 2010 at 11:38 AM Comments comments (0)

Workers load a Qatar Airways plane with luggage at Sanaa International Airport. Governments tightened aviation security earlier this week after two US-bound bombs sent in air cargo from Yemen were ...

Air Canada is directing staff to subject passengers with any connection to Yemen to additional security screening, the head of an Islamic group says – a move he equates with racial profiling.

In an internal memo, the national carrier wrote that anyone who is born in the Arab n...

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Veterans to protest compensation changes

Posted by Jeff on November 6, 2010 at 11:38 AM Comments comments (0)

Second World War Veteran Merchant Navy Captain John C. Smith Stands beside a wreath placed during a ceremony to kick of Veterans Week 2010 in the Senate Chamber on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, Nov. 5, 2010


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