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Star receiver Begelton named recipient of Harrison Award

Star receiver Begelton named recipient of Harrison Award

Calgary Stampeders receiver Reggie Begelton was named this year's recipient of the Herm Harrison Memorial Award on Tuesday. The award, established in 2013, honours a Stampeders player for his outstanding community service.

Linebacker McLaurin among five players released by Edmonton Elks

EDMONTON — American linebacker Mark McLaurin, who appeared in 11 regular-season games this year with the Edmonton Elks, was among five players released by the CFL club Tuesday.
Canucks acquire Friedman, Glover from Penguins in exchange for Rathbone, Plasek

Canucks acquire Friedman, Glover from Penguins in exchange for Rathbone, Plasek

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks have acquired defenceman Mark Friedman and forward Ty Glover from the Pittsburgh Penguins. In exchange, Vancouver has sent defenceman Jack Rathbone and forward Karel Plasek off to Pittsburgh.
Government plans business mission to Ukraine, introduces trade legislation

Government plans business mission to Ukraine, introduces trade legislation

OTTAWA — The federal government introduced today legislation to update the Canada-Ukraine free trade agreement and announced plans for a business mission to the country next year.
Former CFL player Klassen offering scholarship for post-secondary students

Former CFL player Klassen offering scholarship for post-secondary students

Michael Klassen is giving back in a rather unique way. The former CFL player has launched an unconventional scholarship contest through his company, strEATS, a Calgary-based restaurant chain.
Suzanne Somers remembered for being supportive of Canadian university, its students

Suzanne Somers remembered for being supportive of Canadian university, its students

TORONTO — Suzanne Somers was best known for her acting roles and wellness books, but she also made time for Canadian students with career aspirations in the media industry.
Lions' quarterback Adams earns third CFL honour roll top grade

Lions' quarterback Adams earns third CFL honour roll top grade

TORONTO — Lions quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. has earned a spot on the CFL's weekly honour roll for his role in B.C.'s 33-30 road win over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Adams was the top-graded quarterback (91.
Four-year-old boy dies in hospital after being found in Alberta pond

Four-year-old boy dies in hospital after being found in Alberta pond

AIRDRIE, Alta. — Police say a four-year-old boy who was found earlier this month in a pond in southern Alberta has died in hospital. Airdrie RCMP received a call about a missing child in the community north of Calgary on Oct. 3.
Opioid overdoses among homeless people rose dramatically: Ontario study

Opioid overdoses among homeless people rose dramatically: Ontario study

Opioid overdoses are killing a growing proportion of people experiencing homelessness in Ontario, a new study suggested Tuesday.

Heavy rain deluges B.C.'s coast, bringing potential for low-lying flooding

VANCOUVER — Wind and rainfall warnings cover much of the British Columbia coast as a wave of stormy weather washes over western parts of the province this week.