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U.S. wins women's hockey gold in shootout to end Canadian Olympic reign

Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored the shootout winner for the Americans, who earned their first gold since a 3-1 win over the Canadians at the inaugural Olympic women's hockey tournament in Nagano in 1998.

U.S. wins women's hockey gold in shootout to end Canadian Olympic reign

Canada's reign as four-time Olympic women's hockey champions ended in a 3-2 shootout loss to the United States at the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Canada's captain delivers devastating hit in women's gold-medal game

Canadian captain Marie-Philip Poulin wasn't penalized after hitting Brianna Decker of the U.S. in the head, during the third period.

Convicted attempted murderer invited to reception with Trudeau in India

Jaspal Atwal, a convicted former member of an illegal Sikh separatist group, was invited to dine with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a formal event hosted by the Canadian High Commissioner Thursday in Delhi.
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U.S. wins women's hockey gold, denies Canada 5th straight Olympic title

Canada’s 16-year reign as Olympic women’s hockey champions ended in a 3-2 shootout loss to the United States at the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored in the sixth round of the shootout for the win.

Austria's Anna Gasser takes gold in 1st Olympic women's snowboard big air final

Canada's Laurie Blouin and Spencer O'Brien finished a disappointing 9th and 12th in the first Olympic women's snowboard big air final.
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Golden Knights crush Flames, set expansion points record

Alex Tuch scored the tiebreaking goal in the second period and the Vegas Golden Knights pulled away for a 7-3 victory over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night.

CBC Radio personality Arthur Black dead at age 74

Arthur Black has died after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

Game Wrap: Golden Knights set NHL record with win over Flames

Vegas defeats Calgary 7-3, sets record for most points in an inaugural season with 84.
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Game Wrap: Golden Knights set NHL record with win over Flames

Vegas defeats Calgary 7-3, sets record for most points in an inaugural season with 84.

'25 per cent is a big number': B.C. luxury car dealers brace for impact of new surtax

The mood in B.C.'s auto industry has soured in the wake of the NDP government doubling the surtax on luxury cars in its 2018 budget.

Canadian Olympian Chris Del Bosco has 4 rib fractures, bruised lung after crash

Canadian ski cross racer Chris Del Bosco endured four rib fractures, a bruised lung, and a pelvis fracture as a result of a crash on Wednesday, according to the Canadian Olympic Committee.

Underdog German hockey team well-prepared for absence of NHL players

Unheralded Germany takes on Team Canada Friday in men's semifinal action. And while the Germans were seeded 10th in Pyeongchang, they may be one of the teams able to handle the absence of NHL stars better than most.

Ottawa's Valerie Grenier an impressive 6th in combined slalom

Swiss skier Michelle Gisin overtook U.S. ski star Mikaela Shiffrin to win gold in the ladies' alpine combined slalom on Thursday. Canada's Valerie Grenier, 21, was sixth, while Lindsey Vonn couldn't finish the second run in her final Olympic race.

U.S. embassy targeted in Montenegro, attacker kills only himself

An attacker threw a hand grenade at the U.S. Embassy in Montenegro's capital and then killed himself with another explosive device, the government here said Thursday.

Amnesty says global superpowers are 'callously undermining the rights of millions'

The crisis in Myanmar and reported massacres of Rohingya Muslims are the consequence of a society encouraged to hate and a lack of global leadership on human rights, Amnesty International said on Thursday.

Canada's Noah Bowman, Mike Riddle miss podium in men's ski halfpipe

Calgary's Noah Bowman and Edmonton's Mike Riddle both crashed in their final two runs, capping a tough day in ski halfpipe for the Canadians in Pyeongchang.

Vancouver parents denounce long kindergarten wait lists

Hundreds of parents in Vancouver are livid this week after being told their children won't be accepted into the kindergarten in their catchment area or nearby school — especially for popular programs like French immersion.
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Gold medal on the line as Canada women's hockey team battles U.S.

Tonight's showdown between the Canada and U.S. women's hockey squads will be "a battle for the ages, as usual," says Canada's Brianne Jenner.

Get to know Juno breakthrough artist nominee Charlotte Cardin

The former model and TV singing competition finalist has made a huge mark with her first two EPs.

Chris Del Bosco suffers 4 rib fractures, bruised lung

Canadian ski cross racer Chris Del Bosco endured four rib fractures, a bruised lung, and a pelvis fracture, the Canadian Olympic Committee announced on Twitter.

Make Granville Street safer, homicide victim's sister urges Vancouver council

Jassicka Bhullar stood beside her husband and sister inside council chambers at Vancouver City Hall Wednesday and delivered a powerful speech about improving safety in the Granville Entertainment District.
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Olympic Games Primetime

Canada's Brianne Jenner knows exactly what to expect when her squad and the United States meet in a one-game showdown for the Olympic gold medal in women's hockey: "A battle for the ages, as usual." Watch live now.