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Suncor CEO says he's not counting on oil risk premium after Saudi attacks

The CEO of Suncor Energy Inc. says his company isn't counting on higher cash flow despite analyst expectations of a "risk premium" on crude oil prices in the wake of last weekend's attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities.

Bombers lineman Willie Jefferson named CFL top performer after monster game vs. Esks

Winnipeg defensive lineman Willie Jefferson, Hamilton defensive tackle Dylan Wynn and Edmonton wide receiver DaVaris Daniels are the CFL top performers for Week 11.

Pay-worker retention deal expires, renewing concerns about Phoenix backlog

The federal government has let an agreement expire that gave retention bonuses to workers trying to deal with a mountain of problems created by the Phoenix civil-service pay system — raising questions about commitments to eradicate a massive backlog of improper pay files.

Hockey tournament cancelled in Montmartre, Sask. after suspected CO in arena

A kids' hockey tournament in Saskatchewan was cancelled after some players developed headaches and officials suspected they may have been suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning.

Family remembers teen killed in crash near Vanscoy

A 17-year-old boy was killed in a crash near Vanscoy Wednesday afternoon, RCMP have confirmed.

B.C. regulator says fracking caused earthquakes near Fort St. John

The B.C. regulator says the events 20 kilometres south of Fort St. John on Nov. 29 occurred because of fluid injections during hydraulic fracturing at a Canadian Natural Resources wellsite.

Lobster season postponed off southwest Nova Scotia as rough weather approaches

With the weather forecast predicting an ugly mix of wind, snow and rain well into the week, officials decided Monday to further delay the start of the lucrative lobster fishing season off southwestern Nova Scotia.

Name for proposed Halifax CFL franchise is Atlantic Schooners

Maritime Football, the group behind the campaign to bring the CFL to Atlantic Canada's largest city, put forward an initial list of four possible names earlier this month: The Atlantic Admirals, Convoy, Storm and the Schooners.

B.C. rec-league hockey player dies after slamming into boards

A young hockey player who died after slamming into the boards during a game in Langley, B.C., is being remembered by a teammate as a "gentle giant," and "one of the best players out there."

Charges laid against B.C. man who allegedly used young girls in prostitution ring

Charges of human trafficking, prostitution and assault have been laid against a man who allegedly victimized underage girls in Delta, B.C., and police say there are possible connections to teens in Calgary.

Worldwide birthday wishes flood in for Cape Breton man

A delighted Nova Scotia widower has received nearly a thousand letters from around the world, after his daughter invited people to send him cards more than a week ago as he approached his first birthday without his late, beloved wife.

Arctic Gardens vegetable products recalled over packaging concerns

Several vegetable products are being recalled over concerns the plastic zipper on the packaging may fall into the food while microwaving.

Victoria police seek help finding visually-impaired man's stolen coat

Police in Victoria are looking for a thief who stole a treasured coat from the arms of a visually impaired man.

Canadian Forces aircraft taking the long road from N.S. to new Ontario home

A dismantled military aircraft is making its way from Nova Scotia to Ontario, using highways instead of the airways in its relocation.

Key Vancouver bike routes break ridership highs

The Burrard Bridge, Point Grey Road and Union Street all saw an all-time highest number of cyclists in July.