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WestJet, Delta Sign Preliminary Deal to Deepen Cross-Border Partnership

WestJet, Delta Sign Preliminary Deal to Deepen Cross-Border Partnership

By Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press

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WestJet and Delta Air Lines plan to form a joint venture that will enhance transborder service and deepen the relationship between the two companies.

They said in a statement early Wednesday that the joint venture, which has yet to be approved, would increase travel choices between Canada and the United States along with enhanced frequent flyer benefits.

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Michelle Obama and Joe Biden in Toronto for Separate Speaking Engagements

Michelle Obama and Joe Biden in Toronto for Separate Speaking Engagements

By Peter Goffin, The Canadian Press

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Former American vice-president Joe Biden arrives at a convention centre in Toronto on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, to give a keynote speech on leadership. The speech was closed to the media. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel)

TORONTO – Two prominent figures in U.S. politics were north of the border in Toronto on Tuesday for separate speaking engagements that were both closed to the media.

Former first lady Michelle Obama spoke about education and equality for girls and women around the world at an event hosted by the Economic Club of Canada and Plan International Canada.

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U.S. Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Missing Calgary Man Off Florida Coast

U.S. Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Missing Calgary Man Off Florida Coast

By The Canadian Press

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Michele Horne and her husband Fraser pose with their dog Toula, in this undated handout photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Michele Horne)

CALGARY – The wife of a missing Calgary man whose boat was recovered off the coast of Florida says he may have been swept away while trying to rescue the family dog.

Michele Horne told CTV Calgary it’s believed her husband, Fraser, dove in when the golden retriever named Toula fell into the water.

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Food Musings: Chowing Down in Duluth

Food Musings: Chowing Down in Duluth

By Kathryne Grisim (@foodmuser)

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(KATHRYNE GRISIM PHOTO)

WINNIPEG, Man. — There have been years when we have travelled to Europe in September/October. In the years that we have not, my husband gets itchy feet. He feels the need to get away in the fall even if it is for a long weekend. On Remembrance Day 2016, we “discovered” Duluth, Minnesota, enjoyed ourselves so much, that we decided on an encore trip this past weekend.

We were accompanied by our son-in-law (known in this space as the Frenchman) and our youngest daughter, Boo.

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Pumpkin Spice? How About a Buffalo Sauce Latte, Asks Tim Hortons

Pumpkin Spice? How About a Buffalo Sauce Latte, Asks Tim Hortons

By The Canadian Press

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Tim Hortons Buffalo Sauce Latte (HANDOUT)

VANCOUVER – It may be pumpkin spice season, but Tim Hortons is experimenting with a far more bizarre new latte flavour — Buffalo Sauce, in the latest move by restaurants to create buzz-worthy concoctions.

The company says two Buffalo, N.Y.-based restaurants will serve the latte, made with a bold Buffalo sauce flavour and finished off with whipped topping and dusted with zesty Buffalo seasoning.

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Tickets Going on Sale for National Women’s Hockey Versus U.S.

Tickets Going on Sale for National Women’s Hockey Versus U.S.

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Canada’s national women’s hockey team will face the U.S. in a pre-Olympic game in Winnipeg on December 5. (HOCKEY CANADA)

Tickets to see Canada’s national women’s hockey team take on the United States in Winnipeg on December 5 will go on sale to the general public this Thursday.

Bell MTS Place is hosting a part of the pre-Olympic six-game series with a 28-player Canadian roster.

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Winnipeg Hosting National Women’s Hockey Team in Pre-Olympic Series

Winnipeg Hosting National Women’s Hockey Team in Pre-Olympic Series

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Canada’s national women’s hockey team will face the U.S. in a pre-Olympic game in Winnipeg on December 5. (HOCKEY CANADA)

WINNIPEG — The city will play host to Canada’s national women’s hockey team this winter as part of a pre-Olympic six-game series against the United States.

The 28-player roster will be finalized in the coming weeks to face off against their southern rivals on December 5 at Bell MTS Place.

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Baloney Meter: How U.S. Border Guards Will Behave in Era of Legal Pot in Canada

Baloney Meter: How U.S. Border Guards Will Behave in Era of Legal Pot in Canada

By Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press

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Production staff harvest marijuana plants inside the flowering room at Harvest One Cannabis Inc. in Duncan, B.C., on August 4, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

OTTAWA – (If the Trudeau government doesn’t take action now), “you’re going to see hundreds of thousands of Canadians denied entry to the United States because they admitted to using cannabis.”

“If there’s not some sort of change or agreement made between the two countries, then absolutely there are going to be significant problems on July 2.”

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