NBA goes low-tech, goofy when shot clocks fail (Getty Images)

NBA's goofy solution to technical problems in Toronto

When even portable backup clocks won't work at a Nets-Raptors playoff game, the league turns to a low-tech option.What happened»

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    Many Canadian aboriginals see no compromise … Reuters

    By Julie Gordon KITIMAT, British Columbia (Reuters) - Just a few miles from the spot where Enbridge Inc plans to build a massive marine terminal for its Northern Gateway … More »Many Canadian aboriginals see no compromise …

    Amos talks to his daughter Arlene after shooting a seal in the Douglas Channel in northern British Columbia

    By Julie Gordon KITIMAT, British Columbia (Reuters) - Just a few miles from the spot where Enbridge Inc plans to build a massive marine terminal for its Northern Gateway oil pipeline, Gerald Amos checks crab traps and explains why no concession from the company could win his support for the project. Amos, the former chief …

  • Pro-Russian armed men walk past activists hanging up a "Donetsk Republic" flag outside the mayor's office in Slaviansk
    Ukraine peace deal falters as rebels … Reuters

    By Richard Balmforth and Aleksandar Vasovic KIEV/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - An agreement reached last week to avert wider conflict in Ukraine was faltering as the … More »Ukraine peace deal falters as rebels …

    Pro-Russian armed men walk past activists hanging up a "Donetsk Republic" flag outside the mayor's office in Slaviansk

    By Richard Balmforth and Aleksandar Vasovic KIEV/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - An agreement reached last week to avert wider conflict in Ukraine was faltering as the new week began, with pro-Moscow separatist gunmen showing no sign of surrendering government buildings they have seized. Washington says it will hold Moscow …

  • A Camada's Economic Action Plan sign is pixtured in Mississippi Mills, Ont., August 23, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
    Feds pull troublesome questions about … The Canadian Press

    OTTAWA - The Finance Department has ordered its pollsters to stop asking Canadians potentially embarrassing questions about Economic Action Plan advertising. In 10 public-opinion … More »Feds pull troublesome questions about …

    A Camada's Economic Action Plan sign is pixtured in Mississippi Mills, Ont., August 23, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

    OTTAWA - The Finance Department has ordered its pollsters to stop asking Canadians potentially embarrassing questions about Economic Action Plan advertising. In 10 public-opinion surveys since 2009, Canadians were asked whether they took any action as a result of seeing ads placed with newspapers, TV, radio and the Internet …

  • Glasses of scotch whisky sit on a table during a tour of the Glenfiddich scotch whisky distillery in Dufftown, Scotland
    No sign of missing $26K scotch a year … CBC

    A year has passed since someone absconded with a pricey bottle of Glenfiddich scotch from a liquor store in downtown Toronto, though it appears police have been unable … More »No sign of missing $26K scotch a year …

    Glasses of scotch whisky sit on a table during a tour of the Glenfiddich scotch whisky distillery in Dufftown, Scotland

    A year has passed since someone absconded with a pricey bottle of Glenfiddich scotch from a liquor store in downtown Toronto, though it appears police have been unable to find the culprit.

  • Amanda Todd, 15, is shown in this undated handout photo from one of the many Facebook memorial sites set up after her suspected suicide. A Dutch media outlet is reporting the arrest of a 35-year-old man in the Netherlands in connection with the Amanda Todd case. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Facebook-HO
    Legalities of Amanda Todd's extradition … The Canadian Press

    VANCOUVER - Authorities in British Columbia are anxious to bring a Netherlands resident to a Canadian courtroom on cyberbullying charges in a teen suicide case, but legal … More »Legalities of Amanda Todd's extradition …

    Amanda Todd, 15, is shown in this undated handout photo from one of the many Facebook memorial sites set up after her suspected suicide. A Dutch media outlet is reporting the arrest of a 35-year-old man in the Netherlands in connection with the Amanda Todd case. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Facebook-HO

    VANCOUVER - Authorities in British Columbia are anxious to bring a Netherlands resident to a Canadian courtroom on cyberbullying charges in a teen suicide case, but legal experts say it's unclear when or even if they might get the chance. The suspect faces Canadian charges including child pornography, extortion, criminal …

  • The "Get Your Kicks on Route 66" gift shop recently opened at the Aztec Hotel. Photo courtesy of Bryan Gerber.
    Only the elite allowed to shop at government … The Canadian Press

    OTTAWA - Canada's official gift shop is tucked into the fourth floor of a government building in nearby Gatineau, Que., but you won't see any tourists lining up at the … More »Only the elite allowed to shop at government …

    The "Get Your Kicks on Route 66" gift shop recently opened at the Aztec Hotel. Photo courtesy of Bryan Gerber.

    OTTAWA - Canada's official gift shop is tucked into the fourth floor of a government building in nearby Gatineau, Que., but you won't see any tourists lining up at the cash register to buy coffee mugs adorned with Mounties. The so-called Gift Bank is routinely raided by cabinet ministers, heads of Crown corporations, even …

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