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Canadian Athlete, Wife, Manager Arrested In PyeongChang

A Canadian athlete, his wife and his manager have been arrested in PyeongChang for stealing a car, the Canadian Olympic Committee confirmed at their closing press conference. The group was later released but remain under police investigation. Canadian Olympic Committee CEO Chris Overholt confirmed on Saturday that an investigation was underway but would not get into further details. “We can… ...

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Kim Boutin Picked As Canada's Flag-Bearer For The PyeongChang Olympic Closing Ceremony

Kim Boutin will be Canada’s flag bearer at the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Olympics. The 23-year-old from Sherbrooke, Que., carried on Canada’s strong tradition in short-track speedskating, racing to three medals in Pyeongchang — silver in the 1,000 metres, and bronze in both the 500 and 1,500. It was a rolle… HuffPost Canada – Athena2 – All Posts

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Tina Fontaine Verdict Sparks March In Winnipeg

WINNIPEG — Hundreds marched through the streets of Winnipeg a day after a jury acquitted a man accused of killing a 15-year-old Indigenous girl whose body, wrapped in a blanket and weighed down by rocks, was pulled from a river. The three-block-long march in support of Tina Fontaine’s family began Friday in front of the courthouse and wound its way ...

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Sebastien Toutant Wins Gold In Snowboard Big Air At PyeongChang Olympics

Canada’s Sebastien Toutant has won gold in men’s big air at the Pyeongchang Winter Games. The 25-year-old from L’Assomption, Que., scored 84.75 points on his first run and 89.50 on his second for a combined 174.25 points. Toutant didn’t land his final run, but he didn’t need to. In big air, each rider gets three runs w… HuffPost Canada – ...

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We Should All Aspire To Be As Carefree As Hadrien Trudeau In India

Justin Trudeau’s trip to India with his family has certainly had its ups and downs. But one thing about the visit that’s hard to dispute is how completely his youngest son Hadrien, 3, has stolen the show. After all, no matter who your parents are, when you’re a preschooler, you have no choice but to be true to yourself. Like ...

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Pot-Bellied Pig Adopted From B.C. SPCA Killed For Food Weeks Later

A owner of a pot-bellied pig in Nanaimo, B.C. says she was disgusted to learn that one of the animals adopted from the province’s SPCA was slaughtered for food. “If this isn’t animal cruelty, I don’t know what is,” Brandy Mckee told HuffPost Canada on Friday. She says she found out through Facebook that the animal had been killed, and ...

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Charter Plane Carrying 10 People Slides Off Runway In Abbotsford, B.C.

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — An aircraft carrying 10 people slid off an airport runway Friday in Abbotsford, B.C. Airport general manager Parm Sidhu said officials were trying to confirm what happened but no one was seriously hurt. Two people were taken to hospital for treatment, the airport said in a news release. The airport says the King Air twin-engine aircraft slid ...

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Exclusive: Federal Documents Detail Sweeping Potential NCAA Violations Involving High-Profile Players, Schools

Documents and bank records obtained in discovery during the federal investigation into the underbelly of college basketball detail in meticulous fashion the expenditures of prominent former NBA agent Andy Miller, his former associate Christian Dawkins and his agency, ASM Sports. They include expense reports and balance sheets that list cash advances, as well as entertainment and travel expenses for high ...

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