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Golfer Jhonattan Vegas speaks out against Venezuelan government at Canadian Open

Golfer Jhonattan Vegas speaks out against Venezuelan government at Canadian Open

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Even as Jhonattan Vegas makes his way around the course at the RBC Canadian Open, his thoughts are back home in Venezuela.
TransCanada looks to expand natural gas exports east and south as LNG dream fades

TransCanada looks to expand natural gas exports east and south as LNG dream fades

CALGARY — TransCanada Corp. is looking to boost its capacity to export natural gas east and south from the rich reserves of Western Canada as dreams of sending the gas to Asia fade further into the distance.

Lender risk sharing could exacerbate a housing downturn, fed draft report says

TORONTO — A federal proposal to have lenders shoulder more of the risk for potential mortgage defaults could dampen lending or intensify a decline in house prices, according to internal documents from the Department of Finance.
Urban theatre spectacle, including mechanical dragon, spider, draws thousands

Urban theatre spectacle, including mechanical dragon, spider, draws thousands

Ottawa is a city used to fire-breathing politicians wandering the streets. But tens of thousands of people in the nation's capital were treated Friday to the awakening of a beast of a different sort.

Four men found in shipping container in Montreal released from detention

MONTREAL — Four men found in a shipping container at the Port of Montreal were granted release from detention on Friday as they await their refugee claim hearings.

Feds start fiscal year with $68-million surplus, but red ink is on the way

OTTAWA — The federal government started the fiscal year with the tiniest of budgetary surpluses, though the black ink is expected to turn very red in the coming months.

Farmer stunned to find 10 cows killed by lightning in scene like 'war zone'

VERNON BRIDGE, P.E.I. — Ten P.E.I. cows have been killed by a lightning strike so powerful it appears to have tossed some of the animals over a fence.

Government strips ex-Nazi squad member Oberlander of citizenship again: lawyer

TORONTO — A lawyer for a former Nazi death squad member says the Canadian government has once again stripped the 93-year-old man of his citizenship.

Economic growth blows past expectations in May, powered by energy industry

OTTAWA — Economic growth in the country blew past expectations in May, powered by the energy sector, posting the fastest expansion on an annual basis since October 2000 and raising expectations the Bank of Canada will raise interest rates again this

Use NAFTA talks to lift Canadian telecom protections, prof argues

OTTAWA — Canada's overall economy — not just consumers — would benefit if Canada were to open its telecom industry to greater competition through upcoming North American free trade talks, says a University of Toronto professor who's been studying the