Groundhog Day’s roots reach back centuries

TORONTO - What do a European Christian tradition, a 19th century American immigration pattern, and a cinema cult classic have in common? They've all...

Yellow Pages won’t do the walking so much

MONTREAL - Yellow Pages Ltd. (TSX:Y) will drop home delivery of its paper directories in some areas across Canada. The Montreal-based company says it will...

Split decision from Canada’s famed groundhogs

WIARTON, Ont. - Two of Canada's celebrity groundhogs have come up with a split decision today on the long-range weather forecast. Ontario's Wiarton Willie did...

CIBC cuts 500 jobs

TORONTO - A published report says the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (TSX:CM) has cut more than 500 jobs over the past two weeks. The...

Spy service to get new anti-terror powers

OTTAWA - Newly tabled anti-terrorism legislation would give Canada's spy agency more power to thwart a suspected extremist's travel plans, disrupt bank transactions and...

Escaped prisoner taunting police online

BLACK LAKE, Sask. - A 21-year-old man being sought by police after escaping custody appears to have been taunting police online. RCMP say Solomon Toutsaint...

Ripple effect seen for Super Bowl ad changes

TORONTO - Canadian TV viewers, perhaps as early as next year, will finally get to see those U.S. Super Bowl ads they've been clamouring...

14-year prison sentence in lobster slaying

PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S. - A Cape Breton fisherman was given a 14-year prison sentence Thursday for killing a man he said enraged him after...

GM must decide Oshawa plant’s fate now: union

OSHAWA, Ont. - The union representing auto workers at General Motors' Oshawa, Ont., plant says the company must decide now what will happen to...

Actor in CTV sitcom charged with voyeurism

TORONTO - The CTV network says it was "shocked" to learn of the arrest of an actor who appeared on the network sitcom "Spun...

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