Daily Archives: January 7, 2018

Sylvan Lake celebrates hometown hero and gold medal goal-scorer Tyler Steenbergen

There’s a new item on the menu at the ice rink in Sylvan Lake, Alta. — the Steen-burger. Made with lettuce, double bacon and ketchup, it’s a nod to hometown hero Tyler Steenbergen, who scored the game-winning goal in Friday’s final at the world junior hockey championships in Buffalo, N.Y. “This is one of the defining moments that brings the community together,” ...

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Salvadoran asylum seekers could test Canada's immigration system

The federal government’s contingency plans for a new surge of asylum seekers at the border this winter could be put to the test with the pending U.S. decision on the fate of as many as 200,000 Salvadorans. The Trump administration is on the cusp of announcing whether it will renew the temporary protected status that’s allowed Salvadorans to live in ...

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Masterful salesmanship has pushed Salesforce to ever-greater heights

Benioff’s guide to upselling VISIBLE from nearly every corner of San Francisco and from up to 30 miles away, the new skyscraper that will be the headquarters of Salesforce, a software giant, stands 1,100 feet (326 metres) tall, making it the highest building in America west of Chicago. On January 8th, after four years of building, workers will start moving ...

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Winning $570 million Powerball ticket sold in New Hampshire

DES MOINES, Iowa –  It’s been a billion-dollar lottery weekend after a lone Powerball ticket sold in New Hampshire matched all six numbers and will claim a $570 million jackpot, one day after another single ticket sold in Florida nabbed a $450 million Mega Millions grand prize. Since Reeds Ferry Market opened at 5:30 a.m. Sunday, dozens of excited regulars ...

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Prime ministers don't often testify at parliamentary committees, but maybe they should

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. (Sean Kilpatrick/Canadian Press) You surely can’t fault Conservative MPs for trying. At the very least, asking the ethics committee to call on the Prime Minister ensures another headline or two about Justin Trudeau’s fateful ...

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