U.S. Defeats Russia to Remain Unbeaten as Match up with Canada Approaches

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TORONTO — Clayton Keller and his dad were driving home from hockey practice in the St. Louis area seven years ago when they suddenly burst into cheers. Father and son were listening on the radio to the broadcast of the 2010 world juniors gold medal game between the Americans and host Canadians from Saskatoon. And when John Carlson beat Canadian ...

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Sweden’s Rasmus Dahlin is the Future Star of 2018 NHL Draft

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You don’t have to be a scout or even a hockey fan to notice Rasmus Dahlin. You just need a set of working eyes. As the only player on his team wearing a full-face mask, Dahlin sticks out. But even if he wore the same half-visor as everyone else, you would be hard-pressed not to see why the Swedish defenceman ...

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Dog Treats Laced With Cannabis are a Big Business

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Even for a puppy, Kat Donatello’s black lab, Austin, was hyperactive. After experimenting with natural supplements on her older dog, Brady, Donatello slipped the puppy a special biscuit. “It just kind of took the edge off of him,” she recalled. The treat contained Cannabidiol, better known as CBD, a chemical compound extracted from the marijuana plant. The CBD supplements were expensive, and ...

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There’s a Crossfit war Being Fought Over Your Feet

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As a consumer, Steven Pokk shares some rarefied company. Like basketball legends Shaquille O’Neill, Dee Brown, and Allen Iverson, Pokk owns 15 pairs of Reebok sneakers. But the Adidas AG-owned brand has fallen far since its heyday on NBA courts in the 1980s and 1990s. In a bid to rebound, it signed a 10-year deal in 2011 to be the official sportswear ...

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President-elect Fights to Protect Trump Trademark in China

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BEIJING—Thirty-six-year-old Mao Yongjin says he has worshipped Donald Trump since he first watched The Apprentice in graduate school. So when it came time to set up his own company selling skin-care products, there was only one name he wanted for the men’s line. At the beginning of this year, he filed a trademark application. “I really hoped there could be ...

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Airbus Delays A380 Jet Deliveries to Emirates Airline

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Airbus Group SE’s struggles with its A380 superjumbo are deepening as the plane maker delays deliveries of a dozen aircraft over the next two years to Emirates, the double-decker’s biggest customer. The delay stems from an agreement between Emirates and engine supplier Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc, Airbus said late Tuesday, adding that it will accelerate cost cuts at the unit to make ...

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Canadians Will Ring in 2017 with Some Tax Changes

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MONTREAL—Canadians will ring in the new year with a number of tax changes that will affect the bottom line of federal and provincial governments. Here’s a look at some of them: Nationally The federal government is ending four child tax credits this year: arts, fitness, education and textbooks in 2017. Parents of children under the age of 16 can pre-pay ...

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What to Expect When you’re Expecting to Buy or Sell a Home in 2017

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Is 2017 the year that the sizzle starts to sputter on the Toronto region’s overheated real estate market? That’s possible, says John Pasalis, of data-digging brokerage Realosophy near Queen and Leslie Sts. “As the craziness continues, I suspect that might trigger some bigger changes,” he said in reference to government measures already implemented this year such as more rigorous stress ...

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Nothing Old School About this Corner Store

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Zahra Dhanani never imagined she would become the owner of a convenience store. She’s been a lawyer, social justice advocate, community activist — and even a DJ, organizing monthly Funk Asia nights. But since last year, she and Mariko Nguyen-Dhanani, partners in love, life and business, have become the proprietors of a little corner store in East York. Working 16-hour ...

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Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum offers Toronto and Victoria Patients McDonald’s style Drive-Thru Healthcare

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Because, we, as Canadians are not directly billed when going to see a family physician or specialist, we have become less aware of the charges that we are, in fact, paying for healthcare, as taxpayers.  Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum who operates clinics in both Toronto and in Victoria B.C is a lesson to us all on contributing factors in the ballooning ...

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