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Articles from June 8, 2012

AHL Admits On-Ice Officials Made Error in Allowing Winning Goal in Calder Cup: AHL Admits Error Made in Calder Cup Game
TORONTO - Dallas Eakins and the Toronto Marlies have moved on.That's the message the Marlies coach delivered Friday, hours after the American Hockey League admitted its officials erred in allowing a fluke overtime goal to stand up in Game 3 of the Calder...
Allied Properties REIT Signs Deal for Space in CBC Head Office in Toronto: Allied Properties REIT Signs Deal with CBC
Allied Properties REIT (TSX:AP.UN) has signed a deal to lease a portion of the building that houses CBC's head office and plans to spend $30 million to upgrade the property before renting it to technology clients.The trust said the downtown Toronto space...
Arctic Glacier Seeks to Put Tarnished Past Behind It with Sale to U.S. Firm: U.S. Fund Offers to Take over Arctic Glacier
Arctic Glacier hopes to regain its footing from legal challenges that have tarnished the brand of Canada's largest supplier of packaged-ice by selling its operations to a Miami-based private equity fund.The deal announced Friday is part of a court-supervised...
Bad Bounce Costs Marlies in 1-0 Overtime Loss to Admirals in Game 3 of Calder Cup: Bad Bounce Costs Marlies in 1-0 Overtime Loss
TORONTO - It's the toughest loss of Dallas Eakins' coaching career.Mike Kostka scored a fluke goal in overtime as the Norfolk Admirals defeated the Toronto Marlies 1-0 in American Hockey League championship final action on Thursday.Kostka wristed a shot...
B.C. Two Truck Driver Fined $2,000 for Crash That Killed Two-Year-Old Girl
B.C. man fined $2,000 for fatal cash--VANCOUVER - The family of a two-year-old girl who was struck and killed by a tow truck in Vancouver almost three years ago says the $2,000 fine handed to the driver has left them feeling powerless in the face of...
B-C Update
(BC-BCMA-Deal)B-C doctors will get a modest fee increase under the terms of a tentative contract with the provincial government.The four-year deal covers 10-thousand members of the B-C Medical Association, including family doctors and specialists throughout...
Bombardier Regional Aircraft Orders Expected to Heat Up, Say Analysts: Bombardier Could See Boost in Demand
MONTREAL - A lull in regional aircraft orders won by Bombardier Inc. may be nearing an end as demand is expected to heat up from U.S. airlines, industry analysts said Friday.The Montreal-based manufacturer last year received orders for only four regional...
Business News as of 6 P.M. ET: Business News as of 6 P.M. ET
Friday, June 86 p.m. ETBUSINESS NEWS ADVISORYHere are the top Business News stories from The Canadian Press as of 6 p.m. ET. All times are Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news...
Canada's Employment Momentum Slows in May, Only 7,700 Jobs Created: Canada's Unemployment Rate Stable in May
OTTAWA - The Canadian economy's ability to keep generating jobs was put the test in May, with employment gains slowing sharply to 7,700 after two straight months of massive increases.Last month's more tame result was not altogether unexpected, given...
Canadian Class-Action Lawsuit Claims Facebook Misled Investors with IPO: Canadians Launch Lawsuit against Facebook
TORONTO - A class-action lawsuit has been launched in Canada claiming that Facebook misled most of its investors ahead of its initial public offering last month.The suit, led by Regina-based lawyer Tony Merchant, alleges the social media company worked...
Canadian Dollar Up amid Better Than Expected Job Creation, Falling Commodities: Loonie Rises amid Positive Jobs Report
TORONTO - The Canadian dollar closed slightly higher Friday at the end of a volatile session amid a better than expected reading on employment and mixed commodity prices.The loonie was off the worst levels of the session, closing up 0.08 of a cent to...
Canadian Exporters More Upbeat, Say They Are Expanding to Foreign Markets: Exports Looking to Foreign Markets for Growth
OTTAWA - Canadian exporters haven't given up on the year yet.Export Development Canada's spring report on trade confidence finds exporting firms in Canada searching out new markets and generally more upbeat about prospects than they were in the fall.The...
Celebrity Birthdays for June 10: Celebrity Birthdays for June 10
Today is June 10:Prince Philip is 91.Attorney F. Lee Bailey is 79.Quebec singer-songwriter Tex Lecor is 79.Actress Alexandra Stewart is 73. Singer Shirley Alston Reeves of The Shirelles is 71.Actor Jurgen Prochnow is 71.Rock drummer Mickey Jones is 71.Former...
Celebrity Birthdays for June 11: Celebrity Birthdays for June 11
Today is June 11:Opera singer Rise Stevens is 99. Retired Canadian broadcaster and broadcast executive Johnny Esaw is 87.Actor Gene Wilder is 79.Actor Chad Everett is 75.Comedian Johnny Brown ("Laugh-In") is 75.International Motorsports Hall of Famer...
Celebrity Birthdays for June 12: Celebrity Birthdays for June 12
Today is June 12:Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush is 88.Singer Vic Damone is 84.Disney composer Richard Sherman is 84.Actor-singer Jim Nabors is 82.Jazz musician Chick Corea is 71.Sports announcer Marv Albert is 71.Singer Reg Presley of The Troggs...
Celebrity Birthdays for June 13: Celebrity Birthdays for June 13
Today is June 13:Actor Bob McGrath ("Sesame Street") is 80.Artist Christo is 77.Magician Siegfried of Siegfried and Roy is 73.Singer Bobby Freeman is 72.Actor Malcolm McDowell is 69.UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is 68.CFL Hall of Fame receiver Terry...
Celebrity Birthdays for June 14: Celebrity Birthdays for June 14
Today is June 14:Actress Marla Gibbs is 81.Canadian jazz trombonist and composer Ian McDougall is 74.Writer Peter Mayle is 73.Actor Jack Bannon ("Lou Grant") is 72.Soul singer Garland Green is 70.Country-rock musician Spooner Oldham is 69. Singer Rod...
Celebrity Birthdays for June 15: Celebrity Birthdays for June 15
Today is June 15:Canadian record retailer Sam Sniderman is 92.Hockey Hall of Fame defenceman Marcel Pronovost is 82.Bassist Lee Dorman of Iron Butterfly is 70.Singer-actor Johnny Hallyday is 69.Muff Winwood, bass player with the Spencer Davis Group,...
Chesapeake to Sell Mid-Stream Assets for US$4 Billion in Series of Deals: Chesapeake Energy to Sell Mid-Stream Assets
OKLAHOMA CITY - Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE:CHK), the second-largest natural gas producer in the United States, says it plans to sell its midstream assets in three separate transactions for a total of US$4 billion in cash.The assets include pipelines,...
Editorial Exchange: Conservation Culture Needed: Editorial Exchange: Conservation Culture Needed
An editorial from the Guelph Mercury, published June 7:The environmental commissioner of Ontario rolled out a big reminder this week to Ontario's mainstream provincial political parties and to its citizens.Gord Miller's annual energy conservation report...
Editorial Exchange: Money Needs Wiser Distribution: Editorial Exchange: Money Needs Wiser Distribution
An editorial from the Truro Daily News, published June 4:With little evidence to show the last stab at infrastructure spending boosted an ailing economy, it's puzzling the government would entertain thoughts of Round 2.Yet that's the message federal...
Edmonton Eskimos Receiver Scott Taken to Hospital after Collision: Eskimos Receiver Tyler Scott Injured
EDMONTON - Edmonton Eskimos receiver Tyler Scott was taken by ambulance to hospital Friday after landing awkwardly on his collarbone during the CFL team's training camp.Details of Scott's injury weren't immediately available but Eskimos head coach Kavis...
Entertainment Briefs from the Canadian Press
Canadian Press Entertainment briefs--Friday, June 8Cricket novel takes Commonwealth PrizeLONDON -- Sri Lankan writer Shehan Karunatilaka has won the 2012 Commonwealth Book Prize, beating out New Brunswick writer Riel Nason.Karunatilaka won the award,...
Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. June 8: Entertainment News Advisory
Friday, June 8, 20125 p.m.ENTERTAINMENT NEWS ADVISORYHere are the top Entertainment stories from The Canadian Press as of 5 p.m. ET. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change...
Fashion TV Icon Jeanne Beker to Get Canadian Award of Distinction at Banff Fest: Fashion TV Icon Jeanne Beker Gets Banff Award
CALGARY - After 27 years as host of "FashionTelevision," you could say Jeanne Beker's arrival at this year's Banff World Media Festival will be "fashionably late."Beker will receive the 2012 Canadian Award of Distinction at the festival next week, joining...
First Uranium Receives Offer That Could Block the Sale of Its Ezulwini Mine: First Uranium Gets Offer to Block Mine Sale
TORONTO - First Uranium Corp. (TSX: FIU) says it has received an offer from a South African investor that wants to buy 26 per cent of its shares for about $22 million in an effort to block the sale of its Ezulwini gold mine.The Toronto-based uranium...
Former F1 Champ Villeneuve Says Tight Drivers' Race Fun but Based on Luck: Villeneuve Says F1 Wins Now Luck of the Draw
MONTREAL - Former world champion Jacques Villeneuve is enjoying Formula One as a spectator these days, and while he likes how tight the field has become he says it has little to do with parity between drivers.There have been six different winners in...
Handheld Asian Chicken Pies Ideal for Picnics or Lunch on the Patio: Handheld Asian Chicken Pies Ideal for Picnics
Chicken breast or leftover chicken is stuffed into these yummy Asian pies. They make great fare for outdoor picnics or lunch on the patio. Serve them with plum sauce or sweet-and-sour sauce for dipping and a tossed green salad or crudites.Asian Pies2...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 5 P.M. ET Friday, June 8: Health-Lifestyles News Advisory
Friday, June 8, 20125 p.m.HEALTH-LIFESTYLES NEWS ADVISORYHere are the Health-Lifestyles stories from The Canadian Press as of 5 p.m. ET. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops. Contact Andrea Baillie...
Homemade Tacos with Slaw Have Half the Calories Than Takeout: Homemade Tacos Have Half Calories of Takeout
If you ordered these Thai Tacos with slaw and from a take-out establishment, they would come in at a hefty 800 calories. In this recipe, a serving is 400 calories, half of the fast-food variety.Add a combo to the meal with a tasty Asian Slaw and wash...
Inuit Organize Widespread Protest over Hunger, Food Cost: Inuit Organize Protest over Hunger, Food Cost
IQALUIT, Nunavut - A head of cabbage for $20. Fifteen bucks for a small bag of apples.A case of ginger ale: $82.Fed up and frustrated by sky-high food prices and concerned over widespread hunger in their communities, thousands of Inuit have spent weeks...
Invasive Snakehead Predator Fish Caught in Pond in Metro Vancouver Park: Invasive Predator Fish Caught in B.C. Pond
BURNABY, B.C. - The battle against an invasive predator known as the snakehead or Frankenfish isn't over, says B.C.'s environment minister.Only hours after biologists netted the fish from a Burnaby, B.C., lagoon, Terry Lake vowed to change provincial...
Kings One Win Away from Cup but Know That the Devils Are Fighting for Survival: Kings Look for First Goal in Possible Cup Decider
NEWARK, N.Y. - They may hold a 3-1 advantage over the Devils in the Stanley Cup final, but the Los Angeles Kings are tossing statistics aside.Forget their immaculate road record or Jonathan Quick's save percentage.The feeling is the final is a lot closer...
Labour Shortage and Work Ethic Chief Concerns for New Small Business Group Head: Labour Shortage Vexes New Business Group Head
A labour and skills shortage and an eroding work ethic are among the chief concerns for the new head of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, the advocacy group for small and medium-sized businesses.Canada's demographics indicate the country...
London Mayor Boris Johnson Urges Toronto to 'Go For' 2024 Olympics: London Mayor to Toronto: Go for Olympics
TORONTO - A surprise city council decision Friday to consider bidding for the 2024 Summer Olympics was given a solid thumbs up from the mayor of London, whose own city is set to stage one of the world's greatest sports spectacles next month.Boris Johnson...
Long Tan Suspended Indefinitely after Complaining about Lack of Playing Time: Whitecaps Striker Suspended for Twitter Rant
BURNABY, B.C. - A tweet has spelled trouble for Vancouver Whitecaps striker Long Tan.The Major League Soccer club suspended Tan indefinitely Friday after he complained about his lack of playing time on Twitter."We just sent him home today because it's...
Long-Time Civil Servant Jean-Pierre Blais Appointed Head of the CRTC: Jean-Pierre Blais Tapped to Helm CRTC
OTTAWA - Jean-Pierre Blais has been named the new chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission.The longtime civil servant replaces Leonard Katz, who was appointed acting CTRC chairman in January after Konrad von Finckenstein...
Manitoba Man with 16 Years on School Board Accused of Internet Luring: School Trustee Accused of Internet Luring
SOMERSET, Man. - A southern Manitoba farmer and longtime rural school trustee was arrested by the RCMP this week on accusations he used the Internet to lure children for sexual acts.RCMP said Norbert Van Deynze, who is 59, was arrested Tuesday after...
McGuinty Says It's Too Soon to Talk about a Transit Tax to Ease GTA Gridlock: McGuinty Says Too Early to Talk Transit Tax
WATERLOO, Ont. - It's too early to talk about a possible tax to pay for transit improvements in the Greater Toronto Area, but it's time people started realizing there will be a cost to dealing with gridlock, Premier Dalton McGuinty said Friday.Mississauga...
Mexican-Born Jockey Has 'Chin Up' after Dashed Dreams at Triple Crown: Mentor: Jockey Has 'Chin Up' after Belmont Scratch
VANCOUVER - The Vancouver racetrack where Mexican jockey Mario Gutierrez made his start will celebrate his victories Saturday instead of sulking in the disappointment of a missed opportunity for the Triple Crown.But the horse owner who mentored the young...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange Markets: Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (11,500.63, down 91.49 points):Candente Copper Corp. (TSX:DNT). Miner. Down eight cents, or 12.9 per cent, at...
National News as of 4:30 P.M. ET June 8: National News as of 4:30 P.M. ET June 8
June 8, 20124:30 p.m. ETNATIONAL NEWS ADVISORYHere are the top National News stories from The Canadian Press. All times are Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops.Pipeline...
Occean's Goal Leads Canada over Cuba in CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying
Occean's goal leads Canada over Cuba--HAVANA - Neither an untimely sending off nor horrendous pitch conditions could derail Canada in its latest chase of an elusive World Cup berth.Olivier Occean scored in the second half and 10-man Canada held on for...
Ontario Ordered to Disclose Number of Sex Offenders by Partial Postal Code: Partial Sex-Offender Data Ordered Disclosed
TORONTO - A journalist who wanted to know how many registered sex offenders live in an area identified by partial postal codes should be given the information, Ontario's top court ruled Friday.The decision in the long-running battle to get the data rejects...
Ottawa to Buy 500 Tactical Armoured Vehicles for the Canadian Army: Ottawa to Buy 500 Tactical Armoured Vehicles
CFB GAGETOWN, N.B. - The federal government is spending $708 million to buy 500 armoured vehicles for the Canadian Army.They will be built by Textron Systems Canada Inc., based in Ottawa."The new vehicles, the first of which are expected to be delivered...
Outpouring of Support Inspires Plan to Honour Dismemberment Victim Jun Lin: Public Outpouring for Torso Victim Prompts Fund
MONTREAL - The university where the victim of one of Canada's most gruesome slayings studied is taking several steps to keep his memory alive amid an outpouring of public support.There will be an award for a deserving student named after Jun Lin along...
Quebec Politician's Daughter Faces 11 Charges Related to Protests, No Bail for Now: Quebec Politician's Daughter to Stay Behind Bars
MONTREAL - The activist daughter of a Quebec politician, facing charges following disruptive protests and vandalism, will spend the weekend behind bars.Yalda Machouf-Khadir faces 11 charges in connection with different events -- including break and enter,...
Quebec Sues Big Tobacco for $60 Billion, Becoming Sixth Province to Launch Suit
Quebec sues big tobacco for $60 billion--QUEBEC - More than half of Canadian provinces have now sued big tobacco companies in an attempt to recoup health costs, with the Quebec government announcing a $60 billion lawsuit Friday.Six provinces have filed...
Sino-Forest Says 72 per Cent of Noteholders Support Its Restructuring Plan: Sino-Forest Wins Majority Support for Deal
TORONTO - Troubled Chinese forestry company Sino-Forest Corp. (TSX:TRE) said Friday that holders of about 72 per cent of its outstanding notes have agreed support a restructuring at the company.Sino-Forest said the support follows a deal with an ad hoc...
Supreme Court Rejects Anti-Abortion Protester's Appeal on Criminal Charge: Anti-Abortion Protester Loses Appeal
OTTAWA - One of the country's most active anti-abortion protesters lost an appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada on Friday.By an 8-1 margin, the justices rejected Linda Dale Gibbons's argument that she should never have been charged under the Criminal...
The Canadian Press Business Calendar for the Week of June 11 - 15
Business calendar for the week of June 11 - 15--(All times local)MONDAY, JUNE 11MONTREAL-- International Economic Forum of the Americas. Topics include finance and the economy (June 11), energy and natural resources (June 12), international trade (June...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for June 8
The Canadian Press News Agenda for June 8--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for June 8 as of 3 a.m. ET:x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times local...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for June 9-11
The Canadian Press News Agenda for June 9-11--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for June 9 as of 9:14 p.m. ET:x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage.Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times local...
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead for June 10-16
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead for June 10-16--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Sunday, June 10 to Saturday, June 16, 2012 as of 1:34 p.m. ET: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based...
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead for June 17-23
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead for June 17-23--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Sunday, June 17 to Saturday, June 23, 2012 as of 2:03 p.m. ET: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based...
The Class Struggle Comes to Crescent Street, Montreal's Notorious Party Strip
Montreal's party street becomes fault line in class struggle--MONTREAL - On one side of the barrier they shouted about the injustices of global capitalism; on the other they sipped beer and snapped pictures of luxury sports cars.A group of activists...
This Week in Religion History - June 17-23: This Week in Religion History - June 17-23
June 17In 1703, John Wesley, the English founder of Methodism, was born. The systematic disciplines of the Holy Club, which John and his brother Charles founded, elicited the nickname Methodies from their critics.In 1871, Londoners crowded Trafalgar...
Ticats Owner Bob Young Vows to Keep 2013 Home Games Close to Hamilton: Young Vows to Keep 2013 Games Close to Home
HAMILTON - Playing at McMaster University next year is out for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, but owner Bob Young says the CFL team will attempt to keep its home games next year as close to Steeltown as possible.The 2012 campaign will be the Ticats' final...
Today in History - June 10: Today in History - June 10
Today is June 19:On this date:In 325, the month-long Council of Nicea closed. Known as the first ecumenical council in the history of the Church, it formulated the "Nicene Creed" and established the method for calculating when Easter falls.In 1566, James...
Today in History - June 17: Today in History - June 17
Today is June 17:On this date:In 1616, Sir William Vaughan bought the Avalon Peninsula, which forms Newfoundland's southeastern corner, from the London and Bristol Company.In 1673, French missionaries and explorers Marquette and Joliette reached the...
Today in History - June 18: Today in History - June 18
Today is June 18:On this date:In 1464, Roman Catholic Pope Pius II organized a crusade against the Turks, but died before he could meet up with his allies. Soon after, the crusading mentality died out.In 1812, the U.S. declared war on Britain following...
Today in History - June 20: Today in History - June 20
Today is June 20:On this date:In 1529, Clement VII and Holy Roman Emperor Charles V signed the "Peace of Barcelona," which ended attacks on Rome by the Lutheran armies.In 1599, the "Synod of Diamper" reunited a church in India with Rome. Discovered in...
Today in History - June 21: Today in History - June 21
Today is June 21:On this date:In 1639, Increase Mather, an early American theologian, was born. He published nearly 100 books, and is credited with helping end executions for witchcraft in colonial America.In 1749, Halifax was founded by Gov. Edward...
Today in History - June 22: Today in History - June 22
Today is June 22:On this date:In 1559, in England, Queen Elizabeth's "Prayer Book" was issued. It was the third revision for the Anglican Church and used for nearly 100 years.In 1603, French explorer Samuel de Champlain landed in Canada for the first...
Today in History - June 23: Today in History - June 23
Today is June 23:On this date:In 1683, English Quaker William Penn signed his famous treaty with the Indians of Pennsylvania that became a universal symbol of religious and civil liberties.In 1757, forces of the East India Company led by Robert Clive...
Today in Music History - June 10: Today in Music History - June 10
Today is June 19:In 1902, band leader Guy Lombardo, whose orchestra played "The Sweetest Music This Side of Heaven," was born in London, Ont. His "Royal Canadians" were the most popular dance band in North America in terms of record sales -- more than...
Today in Music History - June 17: Today in Music History - June 17
Today is June 17:In 1872, composer Johann Strauss conducted a 987-piece orchestra and a 20,000-member choir in a performance of "The Blue Danube" in Boston.In 1882, composer Igor Stravinsky, considered by many to be the greatest composer of the 20th...
Today in Music History - June 18: Today in Music History - June 18
Today is June 18:In 1830, Elizabeth Cecilia Clephane, an orphaned Scottish poet, was born. Two of her most notable hymns were "Beneath the Cross of Jesus" and "The Ninety and Nine."In 1913, lyricist Sammy Cahn, who had an astounding number of hit songs...
Today in Music History - June 20: Today in Music History - June 20
Today is June 20:In 1779, Dorothy Ann Thrupp, English devotional writer and author of the hymn, "Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us," was born.In 1819, Jacques Offenbach, the most successful composer of French operettas, was born in Cologne. The most famous...
Today in Music History - June 21: Today in Music History - June 21
Today is June 21:In 1821, Henry Baker, compiler of "Hymns Ancient and Modern," the unofficial Anglican Church hymnal, was born.In 1908, the nationalist Russian composer Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov died at age 64. His most important works were his operas,...
Today in Music History - June 22: Today in Music History - June 22
Today is June 22:In 1846, Adolphe Sax patented his invention -- the saxophone. He had invented the instrument early in the decade, and by the time the patent was granted there were 14 different saxophones, seven designed for orchestras and seven for...
Today in Music History - June 23: Today in Music History - June 23
Today is June 23:In 1920, Canadian dixieland jazz saxophonist and bandleader Lance Harrison was born in Vancouver. He died Nov. 26, 2000.In 1929, June Carter Cash, a member of the Carter family of country singers, was born in Maces Spring, Va. She married...
Top Atlantic News: Top Atlantic News
Here are the Top Atlantic News stories from The Canadian Press as of 4 p.m. AT. All times are local unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops. This advisory replaces The Canadian...
Top B.C. News as of 4:30 P.M.: Top B.C. News
FRIDAY, June 8B.C. NEWS ADVISORYHere are the Top B.C. News stories from The Canadian Press as of 4:30 p.m. All times local unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops. This advisory...
Top B.C. News as of 9 P.M.: Top B.C. News
THURSDAY, June 7B.C. NEWS ADVISORYHere are the Top B.C. News stories from The Canadian Press as of 9 p.m. All times local unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops. This advisory...
Top B.C. News as of 9 P.M.: Top B.C. News[1]
FRIDAY, June 8B.C. NEWS ADVISORYHere are the Top B.C. News stories from The Canadian Press as of 9 p.m. All times local unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops. This advisory...
Top News Advisory as of 9 P.M. Friday, June 8, 2012: Top News Advisory
Friday, June 8, 20129 p.m.TOP NEWS ADVISORYHere are the latest Top News stories from The Canadian Press. All times are Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops. This advisory...
Top Prairies-North News as of 4 P.M. on Friday, June 8, 2012: Top Prairies-North News
Friday, June 8, 20124 p.m.PRAIRIES-NORTH NEWS ADVISORYHere are the Top Prairies-North News stories from The Canadian Press as of 4 p.m. All times are local unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change...
TSX Declines, Oil and Metals Fall Ahead of Key Chinese Economic Data: TSX Heads Lower Ahead of Chinese Data
TORONTO - The Toronto stock market closed lower Friday with investors opting for caution ahead of weekend developments that could set the tone for trading next week.The S&P/TSX composite index closed off the lows of the session thanks in large part...
Two-Time Winner Hamilton Posts Fastest Lap in Canadian Grand Prix Practice: Hamilton Posts Fastest Lap in F1 Practice
MONTREAL - The Canadian Grand Prix may be just what Lewis Hamilton needs to fix a disappointing start to the Formula One season.Two of the McLaren Mercedes driver's 17 career victories have come on the tightly cornered Circuit Gilles Villeneuve and he...
Vancouver's Filip Peliwo Advances to French Open Boys Final: Canadian into French Open Junior Final
PARIS - Canadian Filip Peliwo won't let the pressure get to him after reaching a second straight Grand Slam final.The Vancouver native defeated Czech Adam Pavlasek 2-6, 7-6 (5), 6-0 in the boys semifinals at the French Open on Friday.Peliwo is determined...
Vancouver Whitecaps Return to Action against Houston after Two-Week Break: Whitecaps Anxious to Return to Action
BURNABY, B.C. - The Vancouver Whitecaps are about to put a two-week rest to the test.The Whitecaps (5-3-4) will resume their Major League Soccer season Sunday as they host the Houston Dynamo (4-3-4) at B.C. Place Stadium.The Caps have not played since...
Villeneuve Gets Threats Following His Blast against Quebec Protesters: Villeneuve Gets Threats after Student Tirade
MONTREAL - Race-car champion Jacques Villeneuve has apparently received threats since he took the rare step, for a Quebec celebrity, of blasting the province's student movement.Villeneuve would not provide details but said Friday he had received some...
Wall Says Mulcair's Comments on Resources a Problem for Saskatchewan: Wall Says Mulcair's Comments a Problem
REGINA - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is taking federal NDP Leader Tom Mulcair to task for what Wall says are wealth transfer policies "masquerading" as environmental policies.Wall says Mulcair's talk of internalizing environmental costs for the resource...
White House Pressured in D.C. to Admit Canada to Trans-Pacific Trade Talks: Drumbeat Sounds for Canada's Admission to TPP
WASHINGTON - Canada's absence from talks on a proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement has been dominating bilateral chatter in the U.S. capital with the Obama administration under pressure to welcome Canadians to the negotiating table.Twice this...
Woman in Iconic Vietnam War Photo Honoured Four Decades Later: Iconic Vietnam War Photo Turns 40
TORONTO - A woman who came to symbolize the horrors of the Vietnam War was honoured Friday on the 40th anniversary of the photo that made her famous.Kim Phuc Phan Thi was only nine years old when she was photographed fleeing a napalm strike on her village...