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Montreal Alouettes sign linebacker Darnell Sankey to two-year extension

Montreal Alouettes sign linebacker Darnell Sankey to two-year extension

MONTREAL — Darnell Sankey is staying put. The veteran linebacker has signed a two-year contract extension with the Grey Cup-champion Montreal Alouettes, the team announced Friday. Sankey was slated to become a free agent in February.
Fossil from Alberta badlands finds prey inside the stomach of young tyrannosaur

Fossil from Alberta badlands finds prey inside the stomach of young tyrannosaur

CALGARY — A dinosaur fossil found in the Alberta badlands has revealed new details about the diet of young meat-eating tyrannosaurs.
Police chief, who faced calls to resign after refusing to search landfill, to retire

Police chief, who faced calls to resign after refusing to search landfill, to retire

Winnipeg's police chief is set to retire next year after serving in the role since 2016. Chief Danny Smyth told the police board he plans to retire on Sept. 3, 2024, after nearly four decades with the force, seven of those as chief.
Canada dusts off sanctions law on corrupt officials, joins allies to target 7 abroad

Canada dusts off sanctions law on corrupt officials, joins allies to target 7 abroad

OTTAWA — Canada is using a rarely invoked sanctions law that targets corrupt office holders to join peer countries in taking aim against officials in Russia, Iran and Myanmar. The sanctions target officials whom Canada, the U.S. and the U.K.
Cape Breton man faces 64 charges, including sex assault and human trafficking

Cape Breton man faces 64 charges, including sex assault and human trafficking

SYDNEY, N.S. — Police have charged a Cape Breton man with 64 crimes, including human trafficking and sexual assault, after an investigation involving multiple agencies.
Canada's Schmidt wins gold, Phelan claims silver at ski cross World Cup

Canada's Schmidt wins gold, Phelan claims silver at ski cross World Cup

VAL THORENS, France — Jared Schmidt won gold, and Brittany Phelan claimed silver, delivering impressive performances for Canada at the World Cup ski cross event in the French Alps on Friday.
Canadian freestyle star Mikael Kingsbury wins first moguls title of season

Canadian freestyle star Mikael Kingsbury wins first moguls title of season

IDRE FJÄLL, Sweden — Canadian freestyle skiing star Mikael Kingsbury picked up his first win of the World Cup season with a gold in men's moguls competition Friday.
Weather system may bring snow to parts of Metro Vancouver, gusts to north B.C. coast

Weather system may bring snow to parts of Metro Vancouver, gusts to north B.C. coast

VANCOUVER — Environment Canada has issued a series of warnings and advisories as a frontal system that could bring Metro Vancouver its first snowfall this winter nears the British Columbia coast.
'Silence isn't neutral': Emails show debate in Quebec universities on Israel, Hamas

'Silence isn't neutral': Emails show debate in Quebec universities on Israel, Hamas

MONTREAL — Five days after the Oct. 7 Hamas attack on Israel, Université de Montréal rector Daniel Jutras was under growing pressure to say more about the conflict. Shortly after midnight on Oct.
Rush's Alex Lifeson joins Geddy Lee at Toronto book tour stop to share memories

Rush's Alex Lifeson joins Geddy Lee at Toronto book tour stop to share memories

TORONTO — Geddy Lee surprised a venue of Rush fans on Thursday by marching out old friend and longtime band mate Alex Lifeson to help him traverse decades of shared memories.