McDonald’s Canada Still Fighting to Change Junk Food Reputation

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TORONTO—The head of McDonald’s Canada wants you to know one thing as the Golden Arches prepares to mark their golden anniversary. “I will tell you straight out that the reputation we have for food is absolutely unfair, unrealistic and a total . . . fill in the blank,” president and CEO John Betts says, slamming his hand on a table ...

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Coca-Cola Remains Top Drink Maker in Japan, But not Because of Coke

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EBINA, JAPAN—Coca-Cola has been the No. 1 beverage maker in Japan for half a century, but it’s not thanks to the popularity of Coke. Instead, the American soft-drink brand has adapted to the quirky ways this society quenches its thirst. Coca-Cola’s nearly 1 million vending machines account for about half of all the vending machines in Japan. Many of them ...

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Leafs’ Rielly Pumped about Team’s Direction After Centennial Classic

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Morgan Rielly didn’t mind failing to score on a breakaway in overtime after all. Not when Auston Matthews put the puck in the net a moment or so later. And the jubilation that was being felt in the Maple Leafs’ dressing room at BMO Field following a 5-4 overtime victory against the Detroit Red Wings in the Centennial Classic? It ...

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Canada Shuffles its Lines to Find More even-strength Scoring for World Junior quarter-final

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MONTREAL — New year, new linemates. After 3-1 to the United States on New Year’s Eve, Canada had a new look at practice as the team moved from Toronto to Montreal for the medal round of the world junior hockey championship. Dylan Strome practised on a line with Tyson Jost and Blake Speers, while Nicolas Roy and Julien Gauthier gained ...

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P.K. Subban Won’t Face Canadiens, Might Miss Rest of Season with Back Injury

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 29: P.K. Subban #76 of the Nashville Predators cools during a time out against the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center on November 29, 2016 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 672870447

Montreal Gazette NASHVILLE — Defenceman P.K. Subban will be not be in the lineup when the Nashville Predators play the Canadiens Tuesday (8 p.m., RSE, RDS, TSN 690 Radio).  Subban, who has missed the past seven games with an upper-body injury, was placed on the injured reserve list Sunday. The Predators said Subban’s condition will be evaluated over the next ...

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Rogers Beats Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard in Brisbane International’s 1st Round

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American Shelby Rogers defeated 2012 Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard of Canada 6-2, 2-6, 6-1 on a steamy opening day of play at the Brisbane International on Sunday. Temperatures reached in excess of 30 Celsius (86 Fahrenheit) for most of the afternoon. After a heat-enforced 10-minute break leading into the deciding set, Rogers dominated the Westmount, Que., native to give American ...

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Tales From the Tour: 2016’s Overlooked Golf Stories

Sep 22, 2016; Atlanta, GA, USA; Rory McIlroy tees off the third hole during the 2016 Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club. Mandatory Credit: Butch Dill-USA TODAY Sports

Jason Day ends the year at No. 1 in the world ranking, another indicator of how much and for how long Tiger Woods dominated golf. This is the eighth straight year that a different player was at No. 1 in the final world ranking – Woods in 2009, Lee Westwood in 2010, Luke Donald in 2011, Rory McIlroy in 2012, ...

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Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum: Toronto Star Exposes How Some Doctors Can Scam Canadian Taxpayers

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For several months, we, at The Canadian, have been documenting complaints against Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum which subvert the integrity of OHIP specifically and Canada’s public healthcare system in general. On 30 December 2016, the Toronto Star further documented how the province’s 12 top-billing doctors — who received payments of between $2 million and $7 million in one year — are ...

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NFL won’t Reinstate Raiders Linebacker Aldon Smith for Playoffs

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The Oakland Raiders aren’t getting Aldon Smith back for the playoffs. The NFL had suspended the accomplished outside linebacker for a year as a repeat violator of the league’s policy on substances of abuse. But Smith completed that punishment in November. In recent weeks there had been considerable buzz the NFL finally would reinstate him before the playoffs. On Friday ...

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Former Players Reflect on What it Meant to Wear Maple Leafs Logo

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The Maple Leafs will kick off their 100th anniversary celebrations this weekend. And looking at Mike Palmateer’s equipment Friday, you’d guess his gear is at least that old. On this particular day, Palmateer has joined a who’s who of former Maple Leafs at the Mattamy Athletic Centre — the upper floors of the building formerly known as Maple Leaf Gardens ...

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