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HuffPost Canada New Political Show 'Backbenchers'

HuffPost Canada is launching a new political digital video series that will take a fun, irreverent look at the Canadian political scene. Hosted by HuffPost Canada’s senior politics editor Ryan Maloney and news editor Mohamed Omar, ‘Backbenchers’ will premiere March 6th on HuffPost Canada and run bi-weekly. Politics is a central part of HuffPost Canada’s DNA. Our three-person Ottawa Bureau, ...

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Air Canada Passenger Suffers Burns After Cellphone Catches Fire

TORONTO — A woman suffered burns to her hands after her cellphone caught fire on an Air Canada flight while it sat on the tarmac in Toronto, the airline said Thursday. The incident happened around 7 a.m. as the plane was at a gate before its scheduled departure to Vancouver from Pearson International Airport, said Air Canada spokesperson Peter Fitzpatrick. ...

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German Foreign Office Posts 'Travel Advisory' After Beating Canada In Olympic Hockey

Slapshots fired! After Germany beat Canada 4-3 in a stunning men’s hockey upset Friday at the Olympics in PyeongChang, the victorious country’s foreign office posted a playful note on social media to remind its citizens to tread gently around Canadians for the time being. After all, Team Canada had just lost its chance at the gold medal. “Travel advisory: Germans ...

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Canada Beats Czech Republic, Wins Men's Hockey Bronze At PyeongChang Olympics

Team Canada restored some of its lustre Saturday, bouncing back from a shocking semifinal loss to win bronze with a wild 6-4 victory over the Czech Republic at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Just 24 hours after going down 4-3 to the unheralded Germans, things looked bleak after yet another sluggish Canadian start. But a flurry of first- and third-period goals ...

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Kevin Koe Loses Bronze Medal Match, Canada Swept Off Team Curling Podium

PYEONGCHANG — There will be no team curling medal for Canada at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Calgary’s Kevin Koe lost 7-5 to Switzerland’s Peter de Cruz in the men’s bronze-medal game Friday. Rachel Homan didn’t make the playoff round in women’s curling. It’s the first time since curling returned to the Winter Games in 1998 that Canadian teams didn’t finish on ...

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