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Team Canada looks to defend hockey gold on home ice

National Post
A man from Syria hugs his daughter after they were detained by the RCMP as they illegally crossed the US-Canada border near Hemmingford, Quebec, 28 February 2017.
A man from Syria hugs his daughter after they were detained by the RCMP as they illegally crossed the US-Canada border near Hemmingford, Quebec, 28 February 2017.
On Friday, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan held talks in Washington with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary James Mattis, including a discussion on securing the release of the two Canadians.
On Friday, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan held talks in Washington with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary James Mattis, including a discussion on securing the release of the two Canadians.
Lithium ion batteries sit on a table at the China BAK Battery Inc. facility in Tianjin, China. Photographer: Keith Bedford/
Lithium ion batteries sit on a table at the China BAK Battery Inc. facility in Tianjin, China. Photographer: Keith Bedford/
A Hercules C-130J aircraft is seen at Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan in 2011. A Canadian military Hercules transport will soon begin once-a-week support missions for United Nations peacekeeping operations in Africa, the country's top military commander said.
A Hercules C-130J aircraft is seen at Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan in 2011. A Canadian military Hercules transport will soon begin once-a-week support missions for United Nations peacekeeping operations in Africa, the country's top military commander said.
Flowers left in remembrance of the six men killed at the Islamic Cultural Center of Quebec, the city’s largest mosque.
Flowers left in remembrance of the six men killed at the Islamic Cultural Center of Quebec, the city’s largest mosque.

Canada Post stamp prices to increase on Jan. 14

CBC.ca
North Carolina Congressman George Holding has tabled legislation that could relieve many Canadian residents with U.S. citizenship of the obligation to pay taxes in both Canada and the U.S.
North Carolina Congressman George Holding has tabled legislation that could relieve many Canadian residents with U.S. citizenship of the obligation to pay taxes in both Canada and the U.S.
U.S. border patrol officials are warning travellers that cannabis remains an illegal narcotic in the U.S. — and even if you've been granted amnesty for a previous pot-related criminal conviction, you could still be denied entry to the United States.
U.S. border patrol officials are warning travellers that cannabis remains an illegal narcotic in the U.S. — and even if you've been granted amnesty for a previous pot-related criminal conviction, you could still be denied entry to the United States.

Travel - Canada's Christmas tree in a bottle

BBC News
Canada eliminated a number of obsolete and redundant laws last week — but not soon enough for an Ontario woman charged with fake witchcraft. The East Block of Canada's Parliament Buildings are seen here.
Canada eliminated a number of obsolete and redundant laws last week — but not soon enough for an Ontario woman charged with fake witchcraft. The East Block of Canada's Parliament Buildings are seen here.
Although most children who get the flu can recover at home, serious complications, including pneumonia, can require hospital care.
Although most children who get the flu can recover at home, serious complications, including pneumonia, can require hospital care.

Five non-Canadian players to look out for

TSN
The downtown Montreal statue of Sir John A. Macdonald was defaced, again, on Christmas Eve.
The downtown Montreal statue of Sir John A. Macdonald was defaced, again, on Christmas Eve.

EL SHAFIE: China, Canada's moral dilemma

Opinion

Alberta vs. Canada?

TheTyee.ca
Opinion
Jim Pattison visits a Pattison Agriculture dealership in Moosomin, Saskatchewan. Photographer: Ben Nelms/Bloomberg
Jim Pattison visits a Pattison Agriculture dealership in Moosomin, Saskatchewan. Photographer: Ben Nelms/Bloomberg
French yellow vest protesters, such as these in Bordeaux, have inspired others in Canada to take to the streets.
French yellow vest protesters, such as these in Bordeaux, have inspired others in Canada to take to the streets.

Indian technology talent is flocking to Canada

The Economist

Canada's top line finding instant chemistry

TSN
Finance Minister Bill Morneau is hosting the provincial and territorial finance ministers in Ottawa on Sunday evening.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau is hosting the provincial and territorial finance ministers in Ottawa on Sunday evening.

Canada's subsidy for news backfires

Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard
Dr. Anita Agrawal says a lack of manpower and support made it difficult to maintain the level of care for patients that she wanted to provide.
Dr. Anita Agrawal says a lack of manpower and support made it difficult to maintain the level of care for patients that she wanted to provide.
General Dynamics Land Systems Canada builds its light armoured vehicles at this factory in London, Ont. About 500 Canadian companies supply the plant.
General Dynamics Land Systems Canada builds its light armoured vehicles at this factory in London, Ont. About 500 Canadian companies supply the plant.
Chrystia Freeland is the minister of foreign affairs under the government of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Chrystia Freeland is the minister of foreign affairs under the government of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Canada, climate hypocrite

The Globe and Mail
Opinion
Meng Wanzhou, left, is the CFO for the Chinese tech giant Huawei. U.S. President Donald Trump has said he's willing to intervene in her extradition case if it would serve the United States' security or trade interests.
Meng Wanzhou, left, is the CFO for the Chinese tech giant Huawei. U.S. President Donald Trump has said he's willing to intervene in her extradition case if it would serve the United States' security or trade interests.
Some 250,000 Canadian households are targeted for a mini-census next May and June - a dress-rehearsal for the full-scale census slated for 2021. Canadians who fail to answer the questions honestly face fines.
Some 250,000 Canadian households are targeted for a mini-census next May and June - a dress-rehearsal for the full-scale census slated for 2021. Canadians who fail to answer the questions honestly face fines.
A possible federal government ban prohibiting Huawei from building Canada's 5G network is unlikely to have a major financial impact on two of the country's top communication companies, analysts said.
A possible federal government ban prohibiting Huawei from building Canada's 5G network is unlikely to have a major financial impact on two of the country's top communication companies, analysts said.

Canada Becomes First Country To Endorse U=U

HivPlusMag.com
A dairy farm in Rhode Island. Under the agreement, American dairy farmers would be allowed greater access to Canada’s market.
A dairy farm in Rhode Island. Under the agreement, American dairy farmers would be allowed greater access to Canada’s market.
The Night Owl Bird Hospital is one of the only facilities of its kind in Canada and has been operating for almost 40 years.
The Night Owl Bird Hospital is one of the only facilities of its kind in Canada and has been operating for almost 40 years.
Canadian sentenced to 40 years for ISIS New York City plot | Globalnews.ca
Canadian sentenced to 40 years for ISIS New York City plot | Globalnews.ca
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