Lead-Laden Hockey Sticks, Craigslist Stroller Bust and More

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Each Friday, we dish out the best news stories of the week to help keep you in the loop.

Your child's slapshot may be wicked, but his stick could be deadly. Bauer has announced they will replace 13 models of junior hockey sticks that have been recalled because of high lead content.

Is your child a budding environmentalist? A school bus manufacturer is holding an essay contest to find "Canada's Greenest School." The prize includes a hybrid school bus, a "green" audit and a $3000 scholarship.

Ikea pulls the "Len" crib pillow off shelves after a Calgary mom complained that an unravelled thread nearly strangled her toddler.

Think Craigslist is just for shopping and job hunting? It can also help you fight crime! A Toronto dad recently used Craigslist to sting a stroller thief.

The Conservatives have introduced a bill that would toughen Canada's sex offender laws, making it mandatory for anyone convicted of a sex crime to be put on the registry, and submit a DNA sample.

The generation gap may not be as wide as you think. A new study has shown that today's teens have viewpoints that are very similar to youth born in the seventies.

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