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Articles from April 14, 2014

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2014 National Hockey League Stanley Cup Playoff Glance
2014 National Hockey League Stanley Cup Playoff Glance--NHL Stanley Cup PlayoffsAll Times EasternFIRST ROUNDDivision SemifinalsEASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic DivisionBoston (1) vs. Detroit (WC)Friday, April 18Detroit at Boston, 7:30 p.m.Sunday, April 20Detroit...
Advisory
---Here is the Central Canada calendar for Monday, April 14, 2014.Good Morning from the Ontario Desk of The Canadian Press in Toronto.The Ontario Editor is Paola Loriggio.The phone number is (416) 507-2159, or toll-free 1-800-268-9237, ext. 2159.Stations...
Alberta Keeping Its Government Planes despite More Questionable Redford Spending
Alberta won't scrap its government planes--EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Dave Hancock says he won't scrap the government's fleet of airplanes despite new revelations of questionable use by his predecessor, Alison Redford.The four turboprop planes are sometimes...
Alberta Reviewing Rules to Make Sure Schools Ensure Rights of Teachers, Gays
Alberta reviewing rules on gays in schools--EDMONTON - Alberta's education minister is reviewing all of its agreements with alternative schools in light of anti-gay pronouncements by one faith-based school.Jeff Johnson said the province is also reviewing...
Aussie Fighter Teams Up with TUF Canadian Coach Ahead of Finale Card
Aussie fighter teams up with Canadian coach--QUEBEC CITY, Que. - There's been more than a little Australian-Canadian diplomacy since filming ended on The Ultimate Fighter Nations.Once on different sides of the reality TV show, Australian welterweight...
Bank Study Says Economic Cost of Weather Catastrophes Is Under-Appreciated
Bank study calls for weather-related spending--OTTAWA - As a return on investment, Duff's Ditch has been a spectacular success.Manitoba's Red River Floodway, built by premier Duff Roblin for just under $63 million in the mid-1960s with the federal government...
B.C. Man Who Says Taxes Are Slavery Wins New Trial after Conviction for Evasion
Man who says taxes are slavery gets new trial--VANCOUVER - A British Columbia man and his partner who were convicted of tax evasion after claiming the federal government's definition of a "person" didn't apply to them have won a new trial.Russell Porisky...
BlackBerry: BBM Poses 'Small' Risk from Heartbleed on Apple, Android Smartphones
BBM on Apple, Android may have vulnerability--WATERLOO, Ont. - BlackBerry (TSX:BB) says Apple iPhones and Android devices running chat software BlackBerry Messenger face an "extremely small" risk from the Heartbleed software bug.The bug is caused by...
Brash British Fighter Michael Bisping Still Making Headlines in the UFC
Michael Bisping still making headlines--QUEBEC CITY, Que. - Trying to explain just how long fighting has been part of his life, English middleweight Michael Bisping paused a story about playground tussles as he spotted a very short man nearby."I love...
Business News as of 5 P.M. ET
Business News as of 5 p.m. ET--MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014, 5 p.m. ETBUSINESS NEWS ADVISORYHere are the top Business News stories from The Canadian Press as of 5 p.m. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries...
Calgary Flames Intend to Build on New Base and Return to NHL Playoffs
Tenacious Flames look to a brighter future--CALGARY - The Calgary Flames did not make the playoffs for a fifth straight year. The difference between this spring and the previous four is the Flames did not underachieve this time around.When since-deposed...
Canada Beats Denmark 7-2 in Exhibition Game Ahead of Under-18 World Championship
Canada beats Denmark 7-2 in U18 exhibition--LAPPEENRANTA, Finland - Forward Brayden Point impressed head coach Kevin Dineen for the second straight exhibition game as Canada's under-18 hockey team defeated Denmark 7-2 on Monday.Point scored twice and...
Canada, Poland to Unveil Ukraine Help Package as Harper Blasts Russia, Putin
Canada, Poland to unveil Ukraine help package--OTTAWA - Canada and Poland will announce a joint package to assist Ukraine when Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird visits Warsaw next week.Marcin Bosacki, the Polish ambassador to Canada, says in an interview...
Canadian Consumer Confidence Index Up from Year Ago, Slightly below Q4 Reading
Canadian consumers indicate confidence--WINNIPEG - A new survey says Canadian consumer confidence at the beginning of 2014 was higher than it was one year ago but slightly lower than at the end of 2013.The Harris/Decima-Investors Group's overall consumer...
Canadian Dollar Up amid Strong Retail Data; Traders Look to Rate Announcement
Loonie up ahead of rate announcement--TORONTO - The Canadian dollar closed higher Monday as traders took in a strong retail reading from the United States and looked ahead to the Bank of Canada's interest rate announcement.The loonie moved up 0.22 of...
Canadians Returning to Boston Marathon One Year after Deadly Bombings
Canadians returning to Boston Marathon--Jean-Paul Bedard clearly remembers the ear-piercing blasts, the ominous plumes of smoke and the total pandemonium that erupted moments after two bombs went off at last year's Boston Marathon.The enormity of the...
Canadiens Look to Briere to Step Up in Playoffs after Low-Key Regular Season
Playoffs are Briere's time to shine--BROSSARD, Que. - The Montreal Canadiens didn't sign unrestricted free agent Daniel Briere last summer so he could dazzle in the regular season.General manager Marc Bergevin saw a chance not only to pick up a popular...
Canucks Owners Join Aboriginal Businessman to Pitch Their Own Pipeline for BC
New pitch for oil and gas line through BC--VANCOUVER - An aboriginal businessman and former motivational speaker has teamed with the British Columbia billionaires best known for their ownership of the Vancouver Canucks to pitch an alternative to the...
Central Division Proves Tough but Winnipeg Jets Still Showed Improvement
Jets pay price for move to Central Division--WINNIPEG - The shorter travel times were great but moving to a new, more competitive Central Division in the NHL this season didn't help the Winnipeg Jets' playoff hopes.But the numbers show things weren't...
Coach Tortorella Says Canucks Are Getting Old and Need Young, Skilled Players
Canucks' Tortorella doesn't pull punches--VANCOUVER - After a frustrating season which saw his team miss the playoffs, Vancouver head coach John Tortorella was rather blunt Monday in his assessment of what the Canucks must change if they hope to return...
Computer Hacking Expert Says More Bad News to Come from Heartbleed
More bad Heartbleed news to come?--OTTAWA - The fallout from the Heartbleed bug could go far beyond just 900 social insurance numbers compromised at the Canada Revenue agency.Alberta computer security expert John Zabiuk suspects there's a wave of problems...
Conference Board Economists Predict Canada Could Support Three More NHL Teams
Three more Canadian NHL teams: Conference Board--MONTREAL - The Conference Board of Canada says the economic conditions are favourable enough to have three more National Hockey League franchises in the country within the next 20 years.The board suggested...
Cooper, Lightning Thrive to Make Playoffs despite Season of Adversity
Cooper, Lightning thrive amid rocky season--Jon Cooper had his doubts. How could anyone blame him?The Tampa Bay Lightning coach had just watched superstar Steven Stamkos crash into the net in Boston and break his right leg against the right post. His...
Daniel Sedin Scores Two, Leaves on a Stretcher as Canucks Down Flames in Finale
Sedin scores 2, leaves on a stretcher for Canucks--VANCOUVER - A miserable season for the Vancouver Canucks ended with a scary incident on Sunday night.Daniel Sedin scored twice before leaving the game on a stretcher following a hit from behind as the...
Ecology Action Centre Expresses Support for Nova Scotia Energy Efficiency Bill
Ecology group backs Nova Scotia energy bill--HALIFAX - A Halifax-based environmental group expressed support Monday for the Nova Scotia government's energy efficiency legislation even though it's not what the Liberals promised during the election campaign.Catherine...
Editorial Exchange: Are Two Increases to Minimum Wage the Best Solution?
Editorial Exchange: Are two increases to minimum wage the best solution?--An editorial from the Charlottetown Guardian, published April 14:The most vocal critics of raising the minimum wage are often those who don't have to deal with the tight economic...
Editorial Exchange: CBC Must Reinvent Itself
Editorial Exchange: CBC must reinvent itself--An editorial from the Waterloo Region Record, published April 14:The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is at a turning point. Its president and chief executive officer, Hubert LaCroix, announced last week...
Editorial Exchange: CBC Needs a Fresh Mandate
Editorial Exchange: CBC needs a fresh mandate--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published April 14:In the last five years, the CBC has laid off a total of more than 2,100 workers, including the 657 full-time jobs announced Thursday.The latest...
Editorial Exchange: Election Law Abuses Democracy
Editorial Exchange: Election law abuses democracy--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published April 12:The Harper government should scrap most of Bill C-23 -- the so-called Fair Elections Act -- relegate Democratic Reform Minister Pierre Poilievre...
Editorial Exchange: Flaherty Paid Price for Serving
Editorial Exchange: Flaherty paid price for serving--An editorial from the Waterloo Region Record, published April 12:In a political career spanning two decades, Jim Flaherty gave much to Canada. When he died of a heart attack Thursday, just three weeks...
Editorial Exchange: Give CBC the Focus and the Funding It Needs to Succeed
Editorial Exchange: Give CBC the focus and the funding it needs to succeed--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published April 14:Every day millions of us turn to the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. and Radio-Canada for news, analysis and entertainment....
Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. Monday, April 14
Entertainment News Advisory--Monday, April 14, 20145 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....
EXCLUSIVE: Over 60% of Female Inmates on Psychiatric Meds; Probe Launched
Prescription of psychiatric drugs to female inmates probed--TORONTO - Canada's prison watchdog has launched an investigation into the prescribing practices in federal prisons, after it was revealed that more than 60 per cent of female inmates across...
Extended Forecasts for Alberta and Northeastern British Columbia Issued by Environment Canada
Extended forecasts for Alberta and northeastern British Columbia issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday for Alberta issued by Environment Canada at 15:30 mdt Monday 14 April 2014.City of...
Extended Forecasts for British Columbia Issued by Environment Canada
Extended forecasts for British Columbia issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday for British Columbia issued by Environment Canada at 05:00 pdt Monday 14 April 2014.Metro Vancouver: Wednesday,...
Extended Weather Forecast for the Maritimes Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather forecast for the Maritimes issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday for the Maritimes and Iles de la Madeleine issued by Environment Canada at 05:00 adt Monday 14 April 2014.Halifax...
Extended Weather for Ontario Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather for Ontario issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday for Ontario issued by Environment Canada at 05:00 edt Monday 14 April 2014.City of Toronto: Wednesday, sunny. Low -8. High...
Extended Weather for Ontario Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather for Ontario issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday for Ontario issued by Environment Canada at 15:30 edt Monday 14 April 2014.City of Toronto: Wednesday, sunny. High 3. Thursday,...
Extended Weather for Saskatchewan Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada at 04:30 cst Monday 14 April 2014.City of Regina, Fort Qu'Appelle -...
Extended Weather for Saskatchewan Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada at 15:30 cst Monday 14 April 2014.City of Regina, Fort Qu'Appelle -...
Flames' Brian Burke Says Vancouver's Tortorella Should "Keep His Mouth Shut"
Burke defends Hartley from Tortorella barbs--CALGARY - Calgary Flames interim general manager Brian Burke defended his head coach Monday and said Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella "oughta keep his mouth shut."Burke, also Calgary's president...
Forecast for Alberta and Northeastern British Columbia Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for Alberta and northeastern British Columbia issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Alberta issued by Environment Canada at 16:00 mdt Monday 14 April 2014.City of Calgary: Today, increasing cloudiness early in the morning. 40 percent chance...
Forecast for Manitoba Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for Manitoba issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Manitoba issued by Environment Canada at 11:00 cdt Monday 14 April 2014.City of Winnipeg: Today, sunny. Wind northwest 30 km-h. High -6. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight, clear. Wind northwest...
Forecast for Newfoundland and Labrador Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for Newfoundland and Labrador issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday for Labrador issued by Environment Canada at 16:00 ndt Monday 14 April 2014.St. John's - Bonavista Peninsula:...
Forecast for Northwestern Ontario Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for Northwestern Ontario issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Northwestern and Northern Ontario issued by Environment Canada at 11:30 edt Monday 14 April 2014.City of Thunder Bay, Superior West: Today, clearing early this afternoon. High...
Forecast for Ontario Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for Ontario issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Ontario issued by Environment Canada at 11:00 edt Monday 14 April 2014.City of Toronto: Today, mainly cloudy. Showers beginning early this afternoon. Wind south 30 km-h becoming southwest...
Forecast for Ontario Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for Ontario issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Ontario issued by Environment Canada at 15:30 edt Monday 14 April 2014.City of Toronto: Today, ice pellets changing to snow in the morning and ending in the afternoon then a mix of sun...
Forecast for Saskatchewan Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada at 11:00 cst Monday 14 April 2014.City of Regina: Today, sunny. High 0. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight, clear. Increasing cloudiness after...
Forecast for Saskatchewan Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada at 16:00 cst Monday 14 April 2014.City of Regina: Today, cloudy. Light snow beginning in the afternoon. Wind southeast 30 km-h gusting to...
Forecast for the Maritimes Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for the Maritimes issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for the Maritimes issued by Environment Canada at 11:00 adt Monday 14 April 2014.Halifax Metro and Halifax County West, Lunenburg County: Today, mainly cloudy. Fog patches. Wind southwest...
Forecast for the Maritimes Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for the Maritimes issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for the Maritimes issued by Environment Canada at 16:00 adt Monday 14 April 2014.Halifax Metro and Halifax County West, Lunenburg County: Today, showers or periods of drizzle. Fog. Wind...
Forecast for the Northwestern Ontario Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for the Northwestern Ontario issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Northwestern and Northern Ontario issued by Environment Canada at 16:00 edt Monday 14 April 2014.City of Thunder Bay, Superior West: Today, a mix of sun and cloud. High...
Forecasts for Alberta and Northeastern British Columbia Issued by Environment Canada
Forecasts for Alberta and northeastern British Columbia issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Alberta issued by Environment Canada at 11:00 mdt Monday 14 April 2014.City of Calgary: Today, sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon....
Forecasts for the Southwest Interior and Kootenay Regions Issued by Environment Canada
Forecasts for The Southwest Interior and Kootenay Regions issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for the southwest interior and the Kootenay Districts of British Columbia issued by Environment Canada at 11:00 pdt Monday 14 April 2014.North Okanagan...
Forecasts for Yukon and Northwestern British Columbia Issued by Environment Canada
Forecasts for Yukon and northwestern British Columbia issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Yukon and northwestern British Columbia issued by Environment Canada at 11:00 pdt Monday 14 April 2014.Whitehorse: Today, cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries...
From Occupy, to the IMF: Inequality Lands on the Agenda of Elite Policy Meeting
Inequality issue begins to 'occupy' the IMF--WASHINGTON - From the Occupy movement, to the corridors of power: the rallying cry against inequality could be heard the last few days in a setting far removed from the street demonstrations that sprouted...
Give Cotton Swabs a Miss: Ear Wax Nature's Way to Protect Mechanisms of Hearing, MDs Say
Leave it alone: wax natural protection for ears--TORONTO - "Oh, my goodness, you could grow potatoes in those ears -- wash them again!"It's an old saying, but one some parents are sure to admonish their children with at bath time, repeating what they...
Grand Slam of Curling Players Championship Glance
Grand Slam of Curling Players Championship Glance--SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. - Schedule for the Grand Slam of Curling Players Championship from April 15-20 (all times Eastern): MENTuesday, April 15First Draw, 6 p.m.Kevin Koe vs. Steve Laycock; Mike McEwen vs....
Harper, Mulcair, Trudeau to Attend Flaherty's State Funeral Wednesday in Toronto
Mulcair, Trudeau to attend Flaherty funeral--OTTAWA - Parliamentarians and political VIPs are preparing to head to Toronto this week to attend Jim Flaherty's state funeral at a downtown cathedral.The former finance minister died suddenly last week of...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 5 P.M. ET Monday, April 14
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory--Monday, April 14, 20145 p.m.HEALTH-LIFESTYLES-TRAVEL NEWS ADVISORYHere are the Health-Lifestyles-Travel stories from The Canadian Press as of 5 p.m. ET. Entries are subject to change as news develops. Questions can go...
HKN-NHL-Playoff-Glance
HKN-NHL-Playoff-Glance--NHL 2013 - PLAYOFFSAll Times EasternEASTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALSBoston vs DetroitFriday, April 18Detroit at Boston, 7:30 p.m.Sunday, April 20Detroit at Boston, 3 p.m.Tuesday, April 22Boston at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.Thursday, April...
HKO-AHL-Stdgs
HKO-AHL-Stdgs--AHLEASTERN CONFERENCEATLANTIC DIVISIONNORTHEAST DIVISIONEAST DIVISIONWESTERN CONFERENCENORTH DIVISIONMIDWEST DIVISIONWEST DIVISIONz-league title; y-conference title;d-division leader; x-clinched playoff berth. Note: Division leaders ranked...
HKO-AHL-Stdgs
HKO-AHL-Stdgs--AHLEASTERN CONFERENCEATLANTIC DIVISIONNORTHEAST DIVISIONEAST DIVISIONWESTERN CONFERENCENORTH DIVISIONMIDWEST DIVISIONWEST DIVISIONz-league title; y-conference title;d-division leader; x-clinched playoff berth. Note: Division leaders ranked...
HudBay Mineral Seeks to Block Augusta Resource Shareholder Rights Plan
HudBay seeks to block Augusta rights plan--TORONTO - HudBay Minerals Inc. (TSX:HBM) has moved to block a shareholder rights plan at Augusta Resource Corp., target of a HudBay hostile takeover bid.The company said Monday that it has asked the British...
Leafs Know Changes Are Coming Following Disappointing End to Season
Changes coming to disappointing Leafs--TORONTO - Over the past couple of weeks, the Toronto Maple Leafs have perfected the deer-in-the-headlights look.Ever since losing their eighth game in a row to all but end the playoff dream, there have been plenty...
Lev Tahor Wins Appeal in Child Protection Case; Kids to Stay in Ontario
Lev Tahor wins appeal in child welfare case--CHATHAM, Ont. - An Ontario judge has "grave" concerns about the welfare of children in an ultra-orthodox Jewish sect, she wrote Monday even as she allowed an appeal from their parents. The Superior Court judge...
Manitoba Judges Allowing Media Cameras in Court for Two Murder Cases
Manitoba courts ready for their close-up--WINNIPEG - The public will get a front-row seat for a murder trial verdict for the first time as Manitoba launches a pilot project that will allow media cameras in select court hearings.A TV camera will be allowed...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (14,284.43 up 26.74 points):Twin Butte Energy Ltd. (TSX:TBE). Oil and...
New Brunswick and Maine Team Up on Travel Marketing in Bid for Visitors
Two-nation vacation offered on East Coast--FREDERICTON - If you're planning a trip to Atlantic Canada or the northeastern United States this year, then tourism officials say pack your passport and enjoy a "Two-Nation Vacation."The tourism departments...
New Brunswickers Warned of Flooding along Rivers Due to Rain, Ice Jams
New Brunswickers on flood watch due to rain--FREDERICTON - Public Safety officials in New Brunswick are warning of possible flooding as the result of warm temperatures and a forecast of up to 25 millimetres of rain Tuesday into Wednesday.River Watch...
NHL Three Stars of the Week/Month
NHL Three Stars of the Week/Month--NEW YORK, N.Y. - The players of the week and month awards for the 2013-14 season, as announced Monday by the National Hockey League (in order of first, second and third star):THREE STARS OF THE WEEKApril 13Anders Lindback,...
No Charges Laid in Second Deadly B.C. Mill Blast: Criminal Justice Branch
No charges to be laid in 2nd B.C. mill blast--VICTORIA - Massive changes are needed at WorkSafeBC to restore public confidence in the worker protection agency's investigations after two deadly sawmill blasts have failed to result in charges, says Labour...
Nutritious Fresh Fiddleheads an Early Sign Spring Harvest Has Begun
Fiddleheads an early sign of spring--TORONTO - The harsh winter has delayed this year's harvest of fiddleheads, usually seen as a harbinger of spring."We still have snow in Quebec," said Nick Secord of NorCliff Farms Inc. (the company's main packing...
OSFI Issues Proposed New Rules to Govern Conduct of Mortgage Insurers
OSFI issues new rules for mortgage insurers--OTTAWA - Canada's financial regulator is looking to issue new guidelines governing high-risk mortgages in the country's housing market.The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions has asked for...
Ottawa and Sikorsky Agree on New Terms for Cyclone Choppers: Sources
Contract amendment inked for Cyclones--OTTAWA - The Harper government has reached a deal to amend its contract with the U.S. manufacturer of the long-delayed CH-148 Cyclone maritime helicopters, The Canadian Press has learned. The agreement with Sikorsky...
Ottawa Senators Expect Changes Next Season after Disappointing Year
Sens expect change after disappointing season--OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators took full responsibility Monday for their disappointing season and they know some significant changes could soon be made for failing to make the playoffs. Jason Spezza, who...
Paradis Says Private Sector a Key Partner in Harper Maternal Health Initiative
Private sector can help meet health aid goals--OTTAWA - Canada must have help from private-sector companies to meet its key development goal of reducing infant mortality and improving the health of young mothers in poor countries, says the country's...
Photo Advisory
Photo advisory--The Canadian Press picture advisory UPDATE for Monday, April 14, 2014. Daily coverage is provided by a combination of The Canadian Press staff and member papers. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time are staffed by The Canadian...
Privacy Watchdog Wants Ont. Police to Stop Sharing Suicide Data with U.S
Police must not share suicide data: watchdog--TORONTO - Ontario's privacy watchdog issued a special report Monday demanding police stop sharing information about suicide attempts with U.S. officials, who used the mental health data to block at least...
Quotes about Rate of Psychiatric Meds Prescribed to Federal Women Prisoners
Quotes about use of psychiatric meds in prisons--Canada's prison watchdog has launched an investigation into the prescription of psychiatric drugs in federal prisons after learning that more than 60 per cent of female inmates are receiving drugs for...
Reasons Why Flaherty Was Both a Great and Not-So-Great Finance Minister
Reasons Flaherty was great, and not so great--OTTAWA - History will judge Jim Flaherty highly.Economists in the private sector and in academia agree that the impish lawyer from Main Street -- working-class Whitby, not tony Rosedale -- should be judged...
Sale of Seal Meat to China Thwarted by Anti-Hunt Activists: Fisheries Minister
Seal meat sales thwarted by protesters: Shea--HALIFAX - A trade agreement to sell Canadian seal meat in China announced more than three years ago has been largely thwarted by animal rights activists, federal Fisheries Minister Gail Shea says.Shea announced...
Saskatchewan Nurses Say They're Being Intimidated over Lean Program
Nurses say they're being intimidated on Lean--REGINA - Saskatchewan's health minister is contacting health regions to find out if nurses are being punished for voicing concerns about a program that looks for ways to reduce spending and streamline health...
SaskPower Annual Report Shows Record Demand for Power, Net Income $167 Million
SaskPower sets record demand in 2013--REGINA - SaskPower says 2013 was a record year for power consumption with peak demand reaching 3,543 megawatts -- a seven per cent increase over last year.The figures are in the Crown utility's annual report released...
Scientists Speak out against Recent Radiofrequency Wave, WiFi Report
Scientists speak out against radio wave report--TORONTO - A recent report giving a conditional stamp of approval to Canada's guidelines for radiofrequency waves failed to give enough weight to research suggesting a link between wireless devices and cancer,...
Scotiabank Raises Outlook for Price of Nickel Following Indonesian Export Ban
Scotiabank raises outlook for price of nickel--OTTAWA - Scotiabank is raising its outlook for the price of nickel -- a key component in stainless steel -- following an Indonesian export ban on unprocessed ore that took effect earlier this year. Nickel...
Senators Recommend Nine Major Changes to Controversial Elections Bill
Senators seek major changes to election bill--OTTAWA - The Harper government is getting some serious push-back from Conservative senators on its controversial overhaul of elections laws, with a Senate committee unanimously recommending nine major changes...
Shanahan Brought in as President to Change 'Culture' around Maple Leafs
Shanahan brought in to change Leafs' culture--TORONTO - Brendan Shanahan was brought in to change the culture of the Toronto Maple Leafs. How the new team president plans to do that remains a mystery.In introducing Shanahan on Monday, Maple Leaf Sports...
Shaw Communications to Lay off 400 Employees as It Reworks Its Operations
Shaw Communications to lay off 400 employees--CALGARY - Shaw Communications (TSX:SJR.B) plans to lay off some 400 employees, or almost three per cent of its workforce, in a move to consolidate operations.The Calgary-based company said Monday that the...
Teranet House Price Index Unusually Flat in March, Western Cities See Advances
Teranet house price index flat in March--TORONTO - The Teranet-National Bank index of Canadian house prices was unchanged last month, the first time in 15 years that there hasn't been an increase between February and March.A TD Bank commentary says the...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Monday, April 14
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Monday, April 14--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for April 14 as of 3:01 a.m. ET: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability....
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Tuesday, April 15
The Canadian Press News Agenda for April 15--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Tuesday, April 15 as of 9 p.m: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times...
The Key Matchups to Watch in First Round of 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs
Matchups to watch in Stanley Cup playoffs--Here are the matchups to watch in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs:EASTERN CONFERENCEATLANTIC DIVISION SEMIFINALS(1) Boston Bruins (54-19-9, 117 points) vs. (4) Detroit Red Wings (39-28-15, 93 points)Bruins...
Three Men Convicted of Stanley Cup Riot Beating in Vancouver; One Acquitted
Guilty verdicts in Stanley Cup riot beating--VANCOUVER - Three young men were convicted Monday of beating a Good Samaritan during Vancouver's Stanley Cup riot -- an act of violence that has been singled out for special condemnation, even when compared...
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...
Toronto Raptors Beat Bucks 110-100 to Set Franchise Record for Victories
Raptors beat Bucks to set record for wins--TORONTO - A night that began with the unfurling of their Atlantic Division banner ended with the Toronto Raptors setting a franchise record for victories.But they barely paused to soak up the good feelings Wednesday...
Trudeau, Ontario Campaign Head Sued for Blocking Innes Candidacy
Trudeau sued for blocking candidacy--OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau and his Ontario campaign co-chair are facing a $1.5 million libel suit from a would-be candidate who was barred from running for the Liberal party.In a statement of claim filed in court Monday,...
TSX Advances amid Strong U.S. Retail Sales, Acquisitions in Resource Sector
TSX advances amid strong U.S. retail sales--TORONTO - The Toronto stock market was higher Monday amid a strong reading on U.S. retail sales. The S&P/TSX composite index climbed 26.74 points to 14,284.43 with gains led by mining stocks amid major...
TSX Listed Corporate Dividends and Distributions Declared April 14
TSX listed corporate dividends, distributions--TORONTO - Dividends or distributions were declared or update on the following listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on April 14, 2014.<Alarmforce Industries Inc. J (TSX:AF): $0.03. Payable May 20....
'Unusually Thicke' Star Alan Thicke Says Son Robin Making 'Emotional' Album
Alan Thicke says Robin coping through music--TORONTO - Alan Thicke says his pop-star son Robin Thicke is handling the turmoil of his split with actress-wife Paula Patton "very effectively through his music right now.""He is in the midst of a new album...
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