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Hockey world reacts to the death of Hall of Famer Johnny Bower

TORONTO — The death of Hockey Hall of Famer Johnny Bower has unleashed a flood of tributes from within the hockey world and beyond.

Montreal retiree wins $1.8 million on Montreal Casino slot machine

MONTREAL — A Montreal retiree had more than a million reasons to smile on Boxing Day. Chi Hoc Huynh wagered $30 on a Grand Prix slot machine and collected one of the biggest slots jackpots yet at the Montreal Casino — $1.8 million.

Deaths of 2 children east of Victoria deemed homicide: police

OAK BAY, B.C. — RCMP say two children were the victims of a double homicide at a Vancouver Island home on Christmas Day. Mounties say the bodies of a four-year-old and six-year-old were discovered in an Oak Bay, B.C.
Power returns to Nova Scotia after windstorm left thousands in the dark

Power returns to Nova Scotia after windstorm left thousands in the dark

Tens of thousands of Nova Scotians are back on the electrical grid as crews worked Tuesday to repair power lines damaged by a major Christmas Day storm in Atlantic Canada.
'It's a tragic situation': Police searching for mother after body of baby found

'It's a tragic situation': Police searching for mother after body of baby found

CALGARY — A deceased baby girl may have been alive when she was abandoned in a northwest Calgary parking lot on Christmas Eve, police said. "Early findings show the baby may have been alive when she was left first at the scene.
Residents of Saskatchewan town lauded for helping passengers on frozen train

Residents of Saskatchewan town lauded for helping passengers on frozen train

SPY HILL, Sask. — Tributes are pouring in from across Canada for residents of a small Saskatchewan town who sprang to action on Christmas Day to help stranded passengers on a frozen train. "God bless all of the people that helped out yesterday.
Thief nabs $30,000 worth of veal in stolen trailer on Christmas Day

Thief nabs $30,000 worth of veal in stolen trailer on Christmas Day

Toronto police say they're seeking the public's assistance in locating a stolen trailer that was carrying "an extremely large quantity of veal" — about $30,000 worth.
Garneau makes push for voice, video recorders in locomotives after Amtrak crash

Garneau makes push for voice, video recorders in locomotives after Amtrak crash

OTTAWA — A deadly derailment on the west coast of the United States this month underlines the need to have voice and video recorders in trains to improve safety on Canada's rail lines, the transport minister says. An Amtrak train derailed Dec.
Toddler is found safe in abandoned car that had been stolen in southwestern Ontario

Toddler is found safe in abandoned car that had been stolen in southwestern Ontario

FERGUS, Ont. — Police in southwestern Ontario say a toddler has been found safe after a car was stolen with the child still in it on Christmas Day.
Tennis star Denis Shapovalov chosen as Canadian Press male athlete of the year

Tennis star Denis Shapovalov chosen as Canadian Press male athlete of the year

No athlete in Canada held the spotlight in 2017 quite like Denis Shapovalov. The 18-year-old's remarkable run up the ATP rankings, leaving behind upset wins over Grand Slam tournament champions, has earned the Richmond Hill, Ont.