September 12, 2014

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Patriots Notebook: If Jamie Collins sits, 'D' set to go

Hightower's edge position could be filled by any number of players, including Chandler Jones, Rob Ninkovich, Darius Fleming, Michael Buchanan and Zach Moore. Jones was...

Veterans affairs minister honours 3 Okanagan men

(subscription)Three Okanagan men are among 13 B.C. residents honoured this week for outstanding contributions to Canada's veterans. At a ceremony Thursday in Vancouver, Veterans...

genrefied: A few suggestions on starting a novel

A moderate list of prerequisites for finally starting that novel. Computers are nice, but not necessary. Got a pencil and paper? excellent. Get started. Well?...

On the Steelers: offense shows as little bite as defense

Yet a toothless defense — their main concern entering this season — has been joined by a suddenly ineffective offense over the past six quarters...

What you need to know about Chris Davis' suspension

CBSSports.com By Alexander Pyles The ... An already-disappointing season for Orioles slugger Chris Davis came to an abrupt halt on Friday when Major League Baseball...

Canada Ratifies Controversial Trade Deal with China

“We remain committed to opening new markets around the world for Canadian companies, including in the fast-growing Asia-Pacific region. This FIPA will create jobs and...

AF-S NIKKOR 20mm f/1.8G EDfast, ultra wide-angle fixed focal ...

Nikon Australia has announced the release of the AF-S NIKKOR 20mm f/1.8G ED, a fast, ultra wide-angle fixed focal length lens that is compatible with...

Canada's Pivot to ASEAN

Aside from Fast, other high-level officials, including Foreign Minister John Baird, Development Minister Christian Paradis, and even Prime Minister Stephen Harper, have been making the...

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird Hosts Impromptu Twitter Chat

For the second time in six months, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has taken to the twitter airwaves to host an impromptu Q&A under the...

Margie Samuels, who conceived Maker's Mark's red wax, to go into Bourbon Hall ...

"Responsible for creating two of Kentucky's most widely known symbols — the Maker's Mark name and the bottle's red wax — Marge made profound contributions...

Leesville Road defense makes big plays in win over Athens Drive - News & Observer

Leesville Road defense makes big plays in win over Athens DriveNews & Observer"They're (Leesville) a good, physical football team, but we thought we should have...

More civilian job cuts at Department of National Defence planned

Johanna Quinney, spokeswoman for Defence Minister Rob Nicholson, said in an email the Conservative government has significantly increased spending on the military. “Our government has...

PPL Center opening showcases the new Allentown

But like a new band experiencing some opening night jitters, the city and arena officials had to work through some glitches. Outside on Seventh Street,...

Aptos's Precision Wellness Center teaches correct body movement

"I hadn't played for two straight years and there was no end in sight for my injury," said Alexander, a first-round 2008 NBA draft pick.

What Yankees' 5-0 loss to Orioles means

You can hear Jim Mora now. The Orioles' doubleheader sweep of the Yankees, who had just four its in Friday's second game, dropped New York...

Eventually Justin Trudeau will have to sell some policies and not just old ...

Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney may have achieved peak idiocy this week on Twitter when he warned, “Mr. Trudeau's support for unregulated, unlicensed marijuana grow-ops...

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird hosts impromptu twitter chat

For the second time in six months, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has taken to the twitter airwaves to host an impromptu Q&A under the...

The Sluggish Fight Against Ebola

Op-Ed Contributor: What We're Afraid to Say About Ebola SEPT. 11, 2014 ... A day earlier, Joanne Liu, international president of Doctors Without Borders, the...

NFL Stands By Its Leader

Fast forward to Forbes's most recent financial analysis of N.F.L. teams, published earlier this month. Today ... A version of this op-ed appears in print...

New elevator opens at Delhi arena

Diane Finley, local MP and the federal Minister of Public Works and Government Services, announced the funding at the arena back in January 2013. She...

Cape Breton University gets $595000 boost from ACOA for research and ...

Peter MacKay, regional Minister for Nova Scotia and Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, were in Sydney Friday to announce the...

Membertou rink project gets $6M from Ottawa

TheChronicleHerald.ca Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, and Peter MacKay, regional Minister for Nova Scotia, were on hand to make the announcement Friday.

Prime Minister and His Highness the Aga Khan Open the Ismaili Centre Toronto ...

(press release)Following the ceremony, Prime Minister Harper and the Aga Khan, as well as Prince Amyn Aga Khan, Vice-chair of the Museum's Board of...

Rural business at odds with neighbors over 'junk'

Tom Moore of K&M told county commissioners he wanted to help Parker find a place to resettle so he could continue supporting local agricultural businesses.

PM meets with His Holiness Pope Tawadros II - Kellie Leitch, MP for ...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today visited the newly-built St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Markham with His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and...

PM joins His Highness the Aga Khan in the opening ... - Kellie Leitch

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today joined His Highness the Aga Khan in the official opening of the Ismaili Centre and the Aga Khan Museum, situated...

"The Honourable Julian Fantino presents commendations at a ceremony in ...

"The Honourable Julian Fantino presents commendations at a ceremony in ... (Pressemitteilung)The Honourable Julian Fantino presents commendations at a ceremony in Victoria VICTORIA, BC, Sept.

AFN tells PMO to “quit” saying they had deal on education

APTN obtained court records showing the signatures of Atleo, Aboriginal Affairs minister Bernard Valcourt and Prime Minister Stephen Harper on an undated document that sets...

Verizon pitches cell tower offer to Mesilla officials

There were mixed reactions among some Mesilla residents. Chris Alexander is strongly opposed to a tower going up in Mesilla's historical district, but Charles Bourger...

Dark secrets: Friendly Dutch man living in quiet New Brunswick town was ...

Mark van Nierop was a good listener, and a great cook, eager to show off his creations: Butter-seared scallops, a chicken dish, some kind of...

Canada finally ratifies investment deal with China despite misgivings

Employment Minister Jason Kenney, for example, expressed misgivings about forging closer ties with China as recently as this spring. The government had failed to ratify...

CBC and Radio-Canada bosses say Canadians will pay for public broadcaster

Heritage Minister Shelly Glover said Monday the government has no intention of regulating or taxing the Internet content providers, a proposal the New Democratic Party...

Canadian imam Bilal Philips unwelcome in Philippines

A spokesman for Minister of Public Safety Steven Blaney said he couldn't comment on “operational matters of national security” but said the government has enacted...

Royal Canadian Navy looks to chop more civilian staff

Johanna Quinney, spokeswoman for Defence Minister Rob Nicholson, said in an email the Conservative government has significantly increased spending on the military. “Our government has...

High-dose opioid prescribing rising dramatically in Canada

Health Minister Rona Ambrose, under increasing pressure to tackle the growing problem of opioid addiction, said Friday the federal government understands the seriousness of the...

As Dee Milliner prepares for debut in Jets-Packers, Ed Reed explains the ...

Milliner – whom the Jets drafted ninth overall last year – was 10 years old when Ed Reed entered the league in 2002, as an...

Who Will Carry Big Dividend Checks at the People's Climate March?

It can be found in Peter Barnes' new book "With Liberty and Dividends for All." Revenues based on the value created by the scarcity of...

Two new mayoral candidates Donna Butler, Bob Hartley and more changes for ...

Current Mayor Pat Perkins withdrew her name from the election late last month after filing nomination papers with the federal Conservatives as a candidate to...

PM joins His Highness the Aga Khan in the opening ceremony of the Ismaili ...

(press release)Prime Minister Stephen Harper today joined His Highness the Aga Khan in the official opening of the Ismaili Centre and the Aga Khan...

National consortium to tackle dementia to be headquartered in the Lady Davis ...

Brain-iStock On Sept. 10, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, announced the launch of the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA), a national...

Canada Ratifies Investment Deal With China

The foreign-investment promotion and protection agreement, designed to enhance two-way investment flows, will come into force on Oct. 1, Canadian Trade Minister Ed Fast said...

Why was CSIS at Fan Expo?

So we had our coin launch, the minister [federal government House Leader Peter Van Loan] came and unveiled the coins, we had a great crowd,...

Canada Invests in Harbor Grace Project

Senator Fabian Manning, on behalf of the Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced today that the Government of Canada is investing in...

Canada and France build momentum in fight against dementia

(press release)The international event brought together 200 experts from the research and industry sectors, health charities, patients, and caregivers, as well as government leaders...

Feds invest dollars into a Quebec firm to advance soybean quality

Ottawa announced an investment of $182,500 to La Coop fédérée to pursue research and development to improve soybean quality. Parliamentary Secretary Pierre Lemieux made the...

Philadelphia Union vs. New York Red Bulls | MLS Match Preview

NEW YORK RED BULLS (4-4-2): Luis Robles - Chris Duvall (Connor Lade 89), Jamison Olave, Matt Miazga, Ambroise Oyongo - Lloyd Sam, Dax McCarty (Bobby...

'Drop' sharp, character-rooted (w/video)

National Post You rob a “drop,” the world's about to drop on your head. “The Drop” is a simmering thriller from the writer who gave us...

Canada-China FIPA comes into effect October 1

(subscription)The Canada-China Foreign Investment Protection Agreement will come into effect October 1, 2014. In a press release confirming what had been widely reported through...

Retro Indy: Heinous crimes of serial killers in Indiana

Also killed were Raymond Duncan, 29; Goebel's son; and Elizabeth Duncan, 20, Raymond's wife. Goebel's wife, Mamie, survived being shot, but ... Two were quickly...