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Canadian Researchers Claim Potato Extract Could Prevent Obesity

While watching your intake is good, you might not want to completely skip the spuds just yet.

12/10/2014

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Still Mum on Presidential Aspirations, Gov. Christie Visits Canada

During his remarks made in Calgary, he referred to what he calls a “North American model” for the rest of the world to emulate.

12/06/2014

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Planning Trip To Canada

Gov. Chris Christie is planning a trip to Canada next month, expanding his foreign credentials and building his policy platform as he mulls a run for president in 2016.

11/17/2014

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Home Depot Confirms Breach In US, Canada Stores

If you shopped at any Home Depot at any time since April and paid with plastic, you could be a victim.

09/08/2014

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NJ Burglar Who Fled To Canada On Kayak Gets More Jail Time

Another state prison term has been handed down to a New Jersey man who fled to Canada just before he was due to be sentenced for stealing from his neighbors after Tropical Storm Irene.

07/23/2014

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Getaway Guide: The Toronto Blue Jays’ Stadium

The Phils will be there next week on May 7th and 8th. Why venture to Canada for baseball? Well, here’s why.

05/01/2014

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: A Canadian Treat Arrives at Citizens Bank Park

It’s called poutine, and it’s being served for the first time this year at Harry the K’s, in the ballpark.

04/03/2014

2013 Broad Street Run

After A Difficult Workout, Refuel With…A Beer?!

A Canadian company says it’s created a beer/sports drink hybrid and is currently conducting consumer taste tests.

03/13/2014

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Canadian IT Firms Show Their Wares At Philadelphia Conference

Canadian trade officials said the black eye that a Canadian company got over the healthcare.gov web debacle shouldn’t diminish the accomplishments of other high-tech companies in that country.

11/19/2013

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Study: Choosing How To Spend Your Lunch Break Reduces Fatigue

Exercising control over your lunch break might make more of a difference than what you actually do with it.

10/04/2013

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Chowing Down in Toronto

Border hopping may be an extreme path to a Philly cheesesteak, but sometimes it’s worth the effort.

08/22/2013

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Getaway Guide: Summer Destination Markets

Get to know your neighbors, do a little entertaining and shop for familiar or exotic food at unique marketplaces in Philly and around the world.

07/18/2013

(You can watch a Toronto Blue Jays' baseball game while dining in the Arriba Restaurant, which is built into the stadium.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Luxurious Baseball in Toronto

Not only ball teams go on the road — fans do, too!

07/04/2013

Concussions

Teens Report Traumatic Brain Injuries

According to a Canadian study of almost 3000 teenagers, 20% of them said they had traumatic brain injury.

07/01/2013

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Ford Recalls Explorer, Taurus, MKS To Fix Locks

Ford is recalling just over 13,000 Explorer, Taurus and Lincoln MKS cars and SUVs because the child safety locks may not work on the rear doors.

06/28/2013

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