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Canada Goose doubles down on US expansion as homeland popularity dwindles

The luxury parka company Canada Goose is doubling down on its U.S. expansion plans, with the launch of a knitwear line — the company’s first real stab at another category — geared toward the country’s warmer climes, and the impending debut of two new stores in Chicago and Boston. “Knitwear was a natural next step for the brand,” Poriadjian-Asch told Glossy, citing ...

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Tropical storm Gert expected to have little impact on Atlantic Canada

HALIFAX – A tropical storm moving up the United States east coast is expected to produce storm-force winds over the southern Grand Banks later this week, but will otherwise have little impact on Atlantic Canada. Environment Canada meteorologist Darin Borgel said tropical storm Gert is expected to become a hurricane Tuesday. “But it is not expected to have any direct ...

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Cases of HPV-related oral cancers have risen significantly in Canada, study finds – Health

The proportion of oral cancers caused by the human papillomavirus has risen significantly in Canada, say researchers, who suggest the infection is now behind an estimated three-quarters of all such malignancies. In a cross-Canada study, published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, the researchers found the incidence of HPV-related oropharyngeal cancers increased by about 50 per cent between 2000 ...

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What we learned at the track & field worlds: Canada went viral (not in a good way) – CBC Sports

The 2017 IAAF track and field world championships were supposed to be 10 days filled with golden goodbyes and a clash of rivalries. Unfortunately for athletes and fans, the farewells were not so fond, and it turned out that the biggest rivalry that played out in London, England, was between the human body and a stomach virus. That sickness – which afflicted scores of athletes and coaches – ...

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Canada’s record on racial discrimination under scrutiny at UN – World

Canada will appear before a United Nations committee in Geneva on Monday to defend its record on fighting racial discrimination. A delegation — led by the Department of Canadian Heritage — will face two days of questioning by a panel of independent experts tasked with monitoring the implementation of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, which Canada ...

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Environment Canada confirms: Essex County funnel cloud was a tornado

Environment Canada has confirmed that a tornado crossed through Essex County on Friday. “Late Friday afternoon, a thunderstorm moved from lower Michigan across Essex County and reached Leamington near 5:40 PM,” reads an Environment Canada weather summary. The summary, issued at 4:52 p.m. Saturday, notes that Environment Canada’s assessment was based on pictures. “Photographs taken at that time support the ...

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Puhalski thrives at Canada Summer Games | Local Sports

WINNIPEG — There’s strength in numbers. Just ask Thunder Bay swimmer Lindsay Puhalski, who contributed her talents to winning relay teams at the 2017 Canada Summer Games at the Pan Am Pool in Winnipeg. The 15-year-old athlete won four medals this past week as a member of Team Ontario. She ended her impressive run with a bronze medal in the ...

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PURDUESPORTS.COM – USA Holds Off Canada 94-86

Aug. 11, 2017 Box Score / Photo Gallery CARMEL, Ind. – Isaac Haas scored 20 points with 11 rebounds and Team USA made 11 of its last 12 free throw attempts to defeat Team Canada 94-86 in an exhibition game in front of 3,780 fans at Carmel High School. The two teams are competing in the World University Games in ...

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Dewar: How Ottawa can create a permanent Canada 150 legacy

Let’s live up to the vision of the late elder William Commanda (shown above). Bruno Schlumberger / Bruno Schlumberger The uniqueness and importance of Canada 150 was powerfully illustrated on Canada Day, when Indigenous community members lit a sacred fire on Parliament Hill and held ceremonies in the shadow of the Peace Tower as thousands of revellers from across the ...

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