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Shelly Wynn, wife of Constable David MacInnis-Wynn, gives an update on his condition in Edmonton, Atla., on Monday, January 19, 2015. Two RCMP officers were shot by Shawn Rehn, who fled the scene and was later found dead in a residence near St. Albert, Alt
Wife of injuired Alberta Mountie says her husband will soon be in better place
EDMONTON - The wife of an RCMP officer gravely injured in a weekend shooting at a casino north of Edmonton says the family is saying its goodbyes.
Const. David Wynn's wife, Shelly, says her husband will soon be in a better place.


Carolina Hurricanes Eric Staal is congratulated by teammates after scoring on the Toronto Maple Leafs during second period NHL action in Toronto on Monday, January 19, 2015. Cup winners in 2006, Eric Staal and Cam Ward may not be with the Hurricanes when t
With Faulk, Lindholm and Khudobin, Hurricanes have building blocks to contend
TORONTO - Eric Staal and Cam Ward are the last holdovers from the 2006 Stanley Cup-champion Carolina Hurricanes. It's possible neither player will be around the next time the team makes the playoffs.
Since that title, Carolina has more coaches (three) than playoff appearances (one), and the post-season drought will hit six in a few months. But the Hurricanes' past champions can look around the locker-room and see the building blocks are in place for a future contender.


Finance Minister Joe Oliver stands in the House of Commons during Question on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on November 20, 2014. Oliver says he will delay tabling a budget until April because of economic uncertainty caused by tumbling oil prices. THE CANADIAN
Federal budget to be delayed until April in light of low oil prices: Oliver
CALGARY - The next federal budget won't be tabled until April at the earliest, giving the government more time to gauge just how badly tumbling oil prices will hit the Canadian economy, Finance Minister Joe Oliver said Thursday.
In a speech to a Calgary business crowd, Oliver said the Conservative government needs to consider everything it is hearing in pre-consultation talks before finalizing its fiscal plan for the coming year.


Actor Don Harron speaks to reporters as he arrives for funeral services for Frank Shuster in Toronto Wednesday, January 16, 2002. Harron died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. He was 90. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Aaron Harris
Canadian actor and writer Don Harron dead at age 90
TORONTO - Don Harron, who entertained generations of Canadians with his comic alter ego Charlie Farquharson and helped bring the Canadian classic novel "Anne of Green Gables" from the page to the stage, has died. He was 90.
Harron's eldest daughter Martha said her father died on Saturday morning surrounded by family at his Toronto home after choosing not to seek treatment for cancer.


NewsAlert: FDA to urge end of ban on blood donations from gay, bisexual men
WASHINGTON - FDA to recommend end of ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men; restrictions remain.
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