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Articles from September 19, 2013

Agriculture Insiders Say Bumper Crop Possible as Prairie Farmers Harvest Crop
Bumper crop possible in Prairie harvest--REGINA - Harvest is well underway across the Prairies and while farmers often say that they don't count the crop until it's all in the bin, there's already talk of a record year."It is a bumper crop, there's just...
Architects, Home Owners Repurpose Warehouses, Schools to Give New Meaning to Home
Repurposed buildings give new meaning to home--VICTORIA - The concept of a house is changing as architects and home owners reinvent the buildings they decide to use for their homes.Vancouver architect Tim Ankenman has been part of designing many spaces...
Baruchel: Canuck Films Shot in Canada Starring Canadians Should Be Set in Canada
Baruchel: Canuck films should be set here--TORONTO - Jay Baruchel has a Canadian flag tattooed on his heart -- but sometimes it seems the Maple Leaf might as well be etched across the motor-mouthed actor's lips.His new hybrid heist flick "The Art of...
B.C. Does Not Need Two Liberal Parties, Says Outgoing NDP Leader
Dix says NDP needs to adjust to realities--VANCOUVER - Outgoing New Democratic Party Leader Adrian Dix says he doesn't plan to play an active role in the race to choose his successor, but less than 24 hours after announcing his decision to step down,...
Business News as of 5 P.M. ET
Business News as of 5 p.m. ET--THURSDAY, SEPT. 19, 2013 at 5 p.m. ET.BUSINESS NEWS ADVISORYHere are the top Business News stories from The Canadian Press as of 5 p.m. ET. Times are Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available....
Canada Rejects UN Rights Panel Call for Review of Violence on Aboriginal Women
Canada rejects UN rights panel on aboriginals--OTTAWA - Cuba, Iran, Belarus and Russia used a United Nations body Thursday to criticize Canada's human-rights record, as the Canadian envoy rejected calls to develop a comprehensive national review to end...
Cascades to Invest $35 Million to Expand Tissue Production Capacity in Oregon
Cascades to install paper machine in U.S.--MONTREAL - Recycled paper and packaging producer Cascades Inc. is looking to grow its West Coast tissue sales by spending $35 million to expand its plant in St. Helens, Ore. with the purchase of a paper machine,...
Chairman of New Brunswick Energy Institute Quits over False Credentials
Head of New Brunswick Energy Institute quits--FREDERICTON - The man hired by the New Brunswick government to provide advice on shale gas regulations has quit as chairman of New Brunswick's Energy Institute after conceding that he misrepresented his academic...
Coke Cancels Campaign after Bottle Caps Appear with Offensive Phrases
Offensive drink top blamed on language mishap--EDMONTON - Coca-Cola has cancelled a Canadian promotion that paired randomly generated English and French words inside bottle caps after an Edmonton woman got one that said "You Retard."Blake Loates said...
CSIS Highlights 'Insider Threat' to Security in Wake of Delisle Espionage Case
CSIS highlights security threat from insiders--OTTAWA - Canada's spy agency is underscoring the national security threat from disgruntled federal employees after a troubled junior navy officer sold highly sensitive information to Russian intelligence.A...
Dad of Boy Starved to Death by Grandparents Says He Failed His Son
Dad admits he failed starved boy--TORONTO - Before Jeffrey Baldwin was placed in the care of the grandparents who starved him to death he was a happy little boy who tried to fly like his beloved Superman, his father said as he broke down in tears.But...
Dr. Donald Low, Leading Figure in Toronto's Response to SARS, Dies at 68
Leader of Toronto's SARS response dies--TORONTO - One of the key figures in Canada's battle against SARS has died.Dr. Donald Low, who became a trusted face and voice of the response effort, died Wednesday. Low, 68, was diagnosed with a brain tumour earlier...
Edmonton Oilers Sign Nugent-Hopkins to Seven-Year Contract Extension
Oilers sign Nugent-Hopkins to extension--EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers have taken another step in locking up their young core by signing Ryan Nugent-Hopkins to a seven-year contract.Nugent-Hopkins got US$42 million, the same amount the Oilers gave Taylor...
Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. Thursday, Sept. 19
Entertainment News Advisory--Thursday, Sept. 19, 20135 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....
Extended Weather for Ontario Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather for Ontario issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for Ontario issued by Environment Canada at 05:00 edt Thursday 19 September 2013.City of Toronto: Saturday, cloudy with...
Extended Weather for Ontario Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather for Ontario issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for Ontario issued by Environment Canada at 15:30 edt Thursday 19 September 2013.City of Toronto: Saturday, cloudy with...
Extended Weather for Saskatchewan Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada at 15:30 cst Thursday 19 September 2013.City of Regina: Saturday, sunny....
Fallen Construction Boss Says He Fundraised for Provincial Libs to Win Contract
Construction boss describes Que Lib ties--MONTREAL - A crime-linked Quebec construction boss says he helped organize a partisan fundraiser to cosy up to powerful politicians before winning a provincial contract.Paul Sauve told the province's corruption...
Feds, B.C. and Ontario Stress 'Co-Operative' in New National Securities Plan
Feds stress 'co-operative' in securities plan--OTTAWA - The Conservative government that bulled ahead with unilateral changes to federal-provincial health funding and job-training programs is hoping a more "co-operative" approach will pay dividends for...
Ford Investment in Oakville Brings Hope of More Jobs for Autos Sector
Auto sector outlook gets brighter--TORONTO - Ford's investment in the Oakville plant west of Toronto is creating hope among union members and industry watchers that more jobs may come to Canada as demand for cars rebounds to pre-recession levels. The...
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 Thursday 19 September 2013.City of Winnipeg: Today, cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Wind becoming north 20 km-h late this afternoon....
Forecast for Newfoundland and Labrador Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for Newfoundland and Labrador issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for Labrador issued by Environment Canada at 16:00 ndt Thursday 19 September 2013.St. John's - Bonavista Peninsula:...
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 Thursday 19 September 2013.City of Toronto: Today, mainly sunny. High 24. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight, clear. Low 16. Friday, increasing...
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 Thursday 19 September 2013.City of Toronto: Today, increasing cloudiness early in the morning. 40 percent chance of showers late in the...
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 Thursday 19 September 2013.City of Regina: Today, overcast. Wind northwest 30 km-h. High 13. Tonight, clearing this evening....
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 Thursday 19 September 2013.City of Regina: Today, sunny. High 17. UV index 4 or moderate.City of Saskatoon: Today, mainly sunny....
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 Thursday 19 September 2013.Halifax Metro and Halifax County West, Halifax County - east of Porters Lake, Kings County, Hants...
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 Thursday 19 September 2013.Halifax Metro and Halifax County West, Halifax County - east of Porters Lake, Kings County, Hants...
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 Thursday 19 September 2013.City of Thunder Bay, Superior West: Today, cloudy with 40 percent...
Forecasts for Coastal British Columbia Issued by Environment Canada
Forecasts for Coastal British Columbia issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Coastal British Columbia issued by Environment Canada at 11:00 pdt Thursday 19 September 2013.Metro Vancouver: Today, a mix of sun and cloud. High 19. UV index 5 or moderate....
Forecasts for the Columbia, Central Interior and Peace River Regions of B.C. Issued by Environment Canada
Forecasts for The Columbia, Central Interior and Peace River Regions of B.C. issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for the Columbia, the Central Interior and the Peace River districts of British Columbia issued by Environment Canada at 16:00 mdt Thursday...
Forecasts for the Southwest Interior and Kootenay Regions of B.C. Issued by Environment Canada
Forecasts for The Southwest Interior and Kootenay Regions of B.C. issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for the southwest interior and the Kootenay Districts of British Columbia issued by Environment Canada at 16:00 pdt Thursday 19 September 2013.North...
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 Thursday 19 September 2013.Whitehorse: Today, cloudy. 60 percent chance...
Former Oilers Owner Peter Pocklington Back in Court in California
Former Oilers owner back in U.S. court--RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Peter Pocklington, the flashy former owner of the Edmonton Oilers hockey team, is heading back to court in the U.S.A judge in California ruled Monday that the 71-year-old had violated the terms...
Gose and Lind Homer as Toronto Blue Jays Beat New York Yankees 6-2
Gose and Lind homer as Jays top Yankees 6-2--TORONTO - After a long career in the minors, right-hander Todd Redmond was given an opportunity by the Toronto Blue Jays this season.The right-hander is taking advantage by showing with each start that he...
Greenpeace Says Canadians among Activists on Ship Boarded by Russians in Arctic
Canadians on ship boarded by Russians: Greenpeace--Two Canadian activists are among a group of 25 people who were being held at gunpoint aboard a Greenpeace ship, the environmental group said Thursday.Arctic Campaign Co-ordinator Christy Ferguson said...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 5 P.M. ET Thursday, Sept. 19
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory--Thursday, Sept. 19, 20135 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...
High Court Upholds Decision to Keep Montreal Drug Convict Behind Bars in U.S
High court upholds Divito transfer decision--OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld a lower court's decision that kept a Montreal drug dealer from being transferred to Canada while he was serving time in the United States.In doing so, the court...
HKN-Exp-Overall-Stdgs
HKN-Exp-Overall-Stdgs--NHLAll Times EasternEastern ConferenceWestern ConferenceWednesday's resultsTampa Bay 4 St. Louis 3 (SO)Columbus 5 Carolina 4Dallas 3 Florida 2 (SO)Anaheim 2 Colorado 1Edmonton at VancouverTuesday's resultsBuffalo 3 Columbus 1Boston...
HKN-Overall-Stdgs
HKN-Overall-Stdgs--NHLAll Times EasternEastern ConferenceWestern ConferenceWednesday's resultsTampa Bay 4 St. Louis 3 (SO)Columbus 5 Carolina 4Dallas 3 Florida 2 (SO)Anaheim 2 Colorado 1Edmonton at VancouverTuesday's resultsBuffalo 3 Columbus 1Boston...
Hudson's Bay Co. Planning Major Restaurant Project for Downtown Calgary Store
HBC plans major restaurant project in Calgary--TORONTO - Hudson's Bay Co. (TSX:HBC) has enlisted Oliver & Bonacini Restaurants to create a new "integrated lounge" that will include late-night cocktails and entertainment at the flagship Bay store...
London Lightweight Jesse Ronson Ready for Long-Awaited UFC Debut This Weekend
Ronson finally gets his chance in the Octagon--TORONTO - Jesse (The Body Snatcher) Ronson only got a little more than four weeks notice about his UFC debut. But the 27-year-old lightweight from London, Ont., had been biding his time, waiting for the...
Loonie Declines as Investors Digest U.S. Fed's Decision Not to Taper Stimulus
Loonie declines as investors digest Fed news--TORONTO - The loonie headed lower Thursday as markets began to adjust to the surprise news that the U.S. Federal Reserve plans to keep pumping up the U.S. economy with $85 billion a month of monetary stimulus.The...
Major League Baseball Players of the Week
Major League Baseball Players of the Week--NEW YORK, N.Y. - 2013 Players of the week as announced Monday by Major League Baseball:AMERICAN LEAGUESept. 9-15 _ Chris Iannetta, C, Los Angeles AngelsSept. 2-8 _ Will Middlebrooks, 3B, and Mike Napoli, 1B,...
Manitoba Considers Protection Orders, Anonymous Tip Line for Cyberbullying
Manitoba eyes more steps to fight bullying--WINNIPEG - Now that Manitoba has passed its anti-bullying law, the NDP government is looking at more measures that could include protection orders, mandatory penalties and an anonymous tip line.Bill 18, which...
Markets Mostly Fall as Investors Digest That Fed Will Continue with Stimulus
Markets lower as Fed continues QE program--TORONTO - North American markets finished lower Thursday as investors began to digest an unexpected decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve to continue with its monetary stimulus program.The S&P/TSX composite...
Methods to Prevent Repeat of Bird Kill from Gas Flare Weeks Away: Manager
Work underway to prevent repeat of bird kill--SAINT JOHN, N.B. - A manager at the Canaport liquefied natural gas facility in Saint John says there's little it can do in the next few weeks to prevent more migrating birds from flying into a flare that's...
Mosaid Technologies to Double Size of Patent Portfolio; Now Called Conversant
Mosaid to double patent portfolio--Mosaid Technologies will double the number of patents under management to more than 12,500 through deals with two global technology companies, aiming to be among the top tier of global patent holders.The Ottawa-based...
New Brunswick Premier David Alward Resets Cabinet a Year before Election
New Brunswick premier shuffles cabinet--FREDERICTON - Premier David Alward has shuffled his cabinet a year before the New Brunswick election as his Progressive Conservative government struggles with sagging popularity and tries to convince the public...
New Panel on First Nation Jury Representation in Ontario Mostly Aboriginal
Panel probing jury system mostly aboriginal--TORONTO - A panel that will oversee implementation of recommendations aimed at tackling deep-rooted issues facing First Nations in Ontario's jury system will have a majority of aboriginal members, the province...
New Study of MERS Virus Sequences Supports Idea of Multiple Jumps into People
New MERS study supports multiple jumps to people--TORONTO - The spread of MERS in Saudi Arabia is caused by a mixture of person-to-person and animal-to-person transmission, authors of a new study on the virus suggest.The work is based on an analysis...
New Tool Lets Canadians Opt out of Some Creepy Online Behavioural Ads
Canadians can opt out of creepy behavioural ads--TORONTO - Canadians who get spooked every time they see online advertisements that seem to be based on their web browsing history now have a tool available to stop some of the snooping ads.The Digital...
Nova Scotia Liberal Leader Vows to Help Sex Violence Victim Support Groups
Plan would help sex assault victims: Liberals--HALIFAX - A promise to bring in a plan aimed at preventing sexual violence in Nova Scotia by giving victim support groups predictable funding was the focus of the Liberal party's election campaign Thursday,...
OHL Roundup: Kingston Frontenacs Stomp Peterborough Petes 11-4 in Season Opener
OHL Roundup: Frontenacs stomp Petes 11-4--PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - The Kingston Frontenacs' Ontario Hockey League season got off to a flying start on Thursday.Samuel Schutt and Darcy Greenaway both had hat tricks as Kingston drubbed the Peterborough Petes...
Oliver Says Canada Needs to Take Advantage of World Markets for Liquid Gas
Time to move ahead on liquid gas: Joe Oliver--CALGARY - Federal Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver says Canada risks missing the boat if it doesn't get its act together soon and take advantage of long-term opportunities in liquefied natural gas exports."All...
Only a "Small Handful of Issues Left" in Completing EU Trade Deal; Ed Fast
Ed Fast says few issues left in CETA deal--CALGARY - Federal International Trade Minister Ed Fast says only a few issues remain in working out a free-trade deal with the European Union.But he cautions that doesn't mean an announcement is imminent."There's...
Ontario Says It Won't Restrict Religious Rights like Quebec 'Values Charter'
Ontario: We won't restrict religious rights--TORONTO - Canada's most populous province spoke out Thursday against Quebec's controversial "values charter," saying it would never contemplate similar legislation restricting religious freedom.A symbolic...
OSC Proposes Settlement to Civil Case against Peter Atkinson
OSC to settle with Atkinson--TORONTO - The Ontario Securities Commission has reached a settlement with former Holinger executive Peter Atkinson over so-called "non-compete" payments and has set a hearing for Monday to determine whether the agreement...
Palestinian Minister Praises Canada, Says Won't Be 'Hostage' to Past Words
Palestinian minister praises Canada--OTTAWA - Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad al-Malki tossed Canada an olive branch Thursday, seeking to defuse recent tensions by saying there's no point in either side being held hostage by past rhetoric.His host,...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press picture advisory addition for Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. Daily coverage is provided by a combination of The Canadian Press staff and member papers. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time are staffed...
Police Identify All Six Dead in Wednesday's Deadly Bus-Train Crash
Victims of bus-train crash identified--OTTAWA - Police and accident investigators prowled the crumpled wreck of a city bus Thursday, seeking clues as to why it crashed through a safety barrier and slammed into a Via Rail train the day before, killing...
Production Begins on 'MasterChef Canada' as Trio of Judges Is Announced
Trio of judges announced for 'MasterChef Canada'--TORONTO - Three high-profile chefs were literally bursting with excitement during their first day on the set as judges for the new TV show "MasterChef Canada."Restaurateurs Michael Bonacini, Claudio Aprile...
Quebec and Newfoundland and Labrador Face Pension Risk, Moody's Says
Pensions weigh on Quebec and N.L.: Moody's--TORONTO - Quebec and Newfoundland and Labrador face the biggest pension risk among Canadian provinces due to large shortfalls in their pension funds, ratings agency Moody's says.Moody's said Thursday that Saskatchewan...
Quebec Union Doesn't Want Wiretaps Played at Corruption Inquiry
Quebec union doesn't want wiretaps played at inquiry--MONTREAL - A powerful Quebec labour union is fighting to keep the province's corruption inquiry from hearing wiretaps recorded during an investigation into organized crime.A lawyer for the Fonds de...
Reinvent Yourself in a New Career Post Retirement to Earn Cash, Stay Active
How to start a new career post retirement--TORONTO - Some would call it a fluke, but Marita Brandes says the shoulder injury that forced her off the tennis court and into a yoga studio 13 years ago was "a little bit of intervention from the universe."Brandes...
Roberto Luongo Struggles in First Pre-Season Game as Canucks Fall 4-1 to Oilers
Eberle leads Oilers to 4-1 win over Canucks--VANCOUVER - Jordan Eberle is making an early case for his inclusion on Canada's 2014 Olympic team.Eberle scored a goal and added two assists as the Edmonton Oilers downed the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Wednesday...
See-Through Look Suddenly in Style, but Which Party Will Do Transparency Best?
Parties battle over who will show most skin--OTTAWA - The nakedly political conversation around Parliament Hill lately sounds like the chatter before a Cher concert or a Chippendale's show.Just how much skin are they willing to show? Who will wind up...
Simon Takes on Lions for First Time since Off-Season Trade to Riders
Lions wary of former teammate Geroy Simon--SURREY, B.C. - B.C. Lions defensive back Ryan Phillips will always cherish his friendship with Geroy Simon. But not so Sunday.The friendship will be put on hold when Phillips and the Lions visit Simon and his...
Sources Says MLS Executive Tim Bezbatchenko Is New Toronto FC General Manager
Sources: Bezbatchenko is new Toronto FC GM--TORONTO - Toronto FC will introduce Tim Bezbatchenko as its new general manager Friday morning.Two sources confirmed that Bezbatchenko, currently senior director of player relations and competition at Major...
Spader Sports New Look for Promising Fall Thriller 'The Blacklist'
Spader sports new look for 'The Blacklist'--BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - In real life, James Spader doesn't seem all that menacing.He's downright cheerful as he arrives for an interview, playfully doffing his summer-ish fedora and placing it on a table on...
Supreme Court to Hear Grassy Narrows' Challenge over Logging and Mineral Rights
Supreme Court to hear Grassy Narrows case--OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada has agreed to hear a challenge of the Ontario government's right to permit industrial logging on the traditional lands of the Grassy Narrows First Nation.The First Nation...
Tate Donovan Says 'Hostages' Is Unusual for Network Television
Donovan says 'Hostages' is not typical TV--TORONTO - When TV star Tate Donovan read the suspenseful script for his new series "Hostages," he felt the same vibe he got when he worked on the edge-of-your-set legal drama "Damages.""I was like, 'Oh my God,...
Tentative Deal for Support Workers Heads off Looming Strike in B.C. Schools
School support staff reach tentative contract--VANCOUVER - Looming job action by 33,000 unionized school support staff in British Columbia has been averted with a tentative two-year contract.The BC Public School Employers' Association and CUPE BC, which...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Friday, Sept. 20
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Sept. 20--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Friday, Sept. 20 as of 3 p.m: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times...
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from Sept. 29-Oct. 5
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from Sept. 29-Oct. 5--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Sunday, Sept. 29 to Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on...
Top Atlantic News
Top Atlantic News--Here are the Top Atlantic News stories from The Canadian Press as of 4:30 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...
Top B.C. News as of 4:30 P.M
Top B.C. News--THURSDAY, Sept. 19B.C. NEWS ADVISORYHere are the top B.C. news stories from The Canadian Press. All times local unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops. This advisory...
Top Court Agrees to Hear Case over Clear-Cutting on Traditional Aboriginal Lands
Top court to hear clear-cutting case--OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada has agreed to hear a long-running dispute over clear cutting on a First Nation's traditional territory in northwestern Ontario.The Grassy Narrows First Nation has challenged Ontario's...
Tories Accuse Liberals of Stalling Committee to Help Developmentally Challenged
PCs want help for developmentally disabled--TORONTO - Parents of developmentally disabled adult children urged Ontario legislators Thursday to find ways to help reduce a 20-year waiting list for housing that keeps growing.Some parents are told they have...
TSX Listed Corporate Dividends and Distributions Declared Sept. 19
TSX listed corporate dividends, distributions--TORONTO - Dividends or distributions were declared or updated on the following listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Sept. 19, 2013.<Canadian Advantaged Convertibles Fnd Trans Un (TSX:ADC.UN):...
UFC Boss Says Canadian Lightweight T.J. Grant Has to Heal Up, Relax
UFC boss says T.J. Grant has to heal up, relax--TORONTO - Canadian lightweight T.J. Grant, twice denied a shot at the UFC lightweight title due to a concussion, has not been forgotten, says UFC president Dana White.Grant (21-5) was originally due to...
UFC Champion Jon Jones Talks Up Faith, Sponsors and Beating Alexander Gustafsson
Confident Jon Jones talks up faith, sponsors--TORONTO - A smiling Jon (Bones) Jones walked on to a makeshift stage Thursday to confront underdog challenger Alexander (The Mauler) Gustafsson.Always thinking of a new angle, Jones was wielding a smartphone...
Unanimous Consent Required for Senate Abolition Say Top Court's Lawyers
Top court lawyers muddy Senate reform case--OTTAWA - The murky constitutional waters surrounding reform of Canada's disgraced Senate have been further muddied by two lawyers appointed by the Supreme Court to give impartial advice on the subject.Daniel...
Vegas Vacation Wins Little Brown Jug, the Second Leg of Pacing's Triple Crown
Vegas Vacation wins Little Brown Jug--DELAWARE, Ohio - Canadian trainer Casie Coleman captured a second straight Little Brown Jug title Thursday.Coleman's horse Vegas Vacation beat Urbanite Hanover in 1:50 to win the $552,551 second leg of the three-year-old...
Veteran Jovon Johnson Switching Positions for Bombers' Rematch with Eskimos
Johnson switching positions against Eskimos--WINNIPEG - Jovon Johnson isn't surprised it's his turn to be pulled into the upside-down world that's been the struggling Winnipeg Blue Bombers' 2013 season.The CFL's top defensive player in 2011 will switch...
Warning from Catholic Church to PQ Gov't: Be Careful What You Wish For
Catholic church to PQ: Careful what you wish for--MONTREAL - There's a warning from the Catholic church to the Parti Quebecois government: the push for a more secular state could backfire.Msgr. Pierre-Andre Fournier, the head of the Assembly of Quebec...
White House Says Obama to Nominate Investment Banker Heyman as Cdn Ambassador
Bruce Heyman tapped to be Cdn ambassador--OTTAWA - U.S. President Barack Obama will nominate Chicago investment banker Bruce Heyman as his ambassador to Canada, the White House said Thursday.Known as a powerful fundraising force for the president, Heyman...
Wholesale Sales Up 1.5 per Cent in July, Offsetting June Drop: StatsCan
Wholesale sales rose 1.5 per cent in July--OTTAWA - Wholesale sales in Canada bounced back in July after a sharp drop in June, helping build the case for a strong comeback for the economy after a weak end to the second quarter.Wholesale sales were up...
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