Sweden can’t Beat Russian Goal Tending in Bronze Medal Loss

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MONTREAL — For the 10th straight year, Sweden went unbeaten in the preliminary round of the world junior championship. But for the second straight year, the team is going home empty-handed. Blame goaltending. Not Sweden’s, but its opponents. After Canada’s Carter Hart came on in relief and shut out Sweden in the semifinal, Russia’s Ilya Samsonov stopped 38 of 39 ...

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World Junior Championship Springs to Life in Final 48 Hours

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MONTREAL – MONTREAL — From Dud to Stud: The story of the 2017 world junior hockey championship. Over the first nine days of this event, there was little to be excited about when it came to this event. Maybe that’s why there were so many empty seats, even when the host Canadians played. Attendance — or lack thereof — became a bigger ...

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Poll Finds 21 Per Cent of Canadians Have Received Shocking Wireless Bills

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OTTAWA—A public-opinion poll conducted in September for Canada’s national telecommunications regulator found that 21 per cent of the respondents had experienced “bill shock” from their wireless services. The most recent survey by TNS Canada for the CRTC showed a statistically meaningful decline in complaints about bill shock since a survey done in 2014, when 28 per cent of respondents had ...

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Canada on Track for Decades of Deficits, Federal Analysis Warns

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OTTAWA—Federal numbers released quietly by the government late last month are painting a bleak picture of Canada’s financial future — one filled with decades of deficits. The report, published on the Finance Department website two days before Christmas, predicts that barring any policy changes the federal government could be on track to run annual shortfalls until at least 2050-51. The ...

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Raiders Have to Turn to Rookie Cook to Make First Career Start

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Two big QB developments occurred Wednesday. First, rookie quarterback Connor Cook will make his first NFL start for the Oakland Raiders in Saturday’s AFC wild-card playoff game at Houston. Second, it doesn’t look as though Miami’s Ryan Tannehill will return Sunday at Pittsburgh. Cook was the seventh passer drafted last April, 100th overall in the fourth round. He was the ...

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Tipoff: Jazz at Raptors

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UTAH JAZZ at TORONTO RAPTORS Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Air Canada Center TV: Sportsnet One; Radio: 590 AM Read More..

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Maple Leafs Forward Connor Brown Too Modest

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Connor Brown shouldn’t be so modest. The rookie Maple Leafs winger’s goal against the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night not only was his eighth of the season, but also his eighth point in six games. Read More..

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Automated China –Mass-Producing the Future

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The Chinese industrial economy has evolved significantly from the 1980, not only in terms of scope but also of sophistication. From being maligned as the world’s largest single source of cheap imitation goods, the nation now produces officially licensed products of the world’s most famous brands. This shift from the inward-looking policies of the Cold War period and embrace of ...

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Dr Jerry Tenenbaum Scams Sick Old Lady – And Other Patients

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There are certain things that bring total disbelief to even the most sceptic individual and that includes a doctor scamming his or her patients alongside government regulators and taxpayers. It is not surprising that people tend to regard such information as false and unfounded. This is simply due to the fact that the medical profession is held in such high ...

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Vancouver Real Estate Board Releases 2016 Home Sales Figures

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VANCOUVER—Home sales in Metro Vancouver dropped by 5.6 per cent in 2016, the city’s real estate board said Wednesday, wrapping up a tumultuous year in one of the country’s most watched housing markets. The composite benchmark price for all residential properties in Metro Vancouver, as measured by the Multiple Listing Service home price index, hit $897,600 in December. That’s a ...

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