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Articles from March 28, 2013

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About Half of Regina Aboriginals Who Tested Positive for HIV Didn't Know: Study
First results of Regina aboriginal HIV survey--REGINA - Almost half the people who tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS in a survey of aboriginal people in Regina didn't know they were infected.The preliminary finding is part of a pilot study...
Advisory-Central-Canada-Calendar
---Here is the Central Canada calendar for Thursday, March 28, 2013.Good Morning from the Ontario Desk of The Canadian Press in Toronto.The Ontario Editor is Diana Mehta.The phone number is (416) 507-2159, or toll-free 1-800-268-9237.Stations can file...
American League Central Capsules
American League Central capsules--Capsules of American League Central teams, listed in order of finish last year:___Detroit TigersManager: Jim Leyland (eighth season).2012: 88-74, first place (lost to San Francisco in World Series)He's Here: OF Torii...
Anthony Stolarz, Knights Eliminate Spirit from OHL Playoffs with 6-2 Win
Stolarz, Knights boot Spirit from playoffs--SAGINAW, Mich. - Anthony Stolarz stopped 25 of 27 shots and Remi Elie paced the offensive attack with two goals in leading the London Knights to a 6-2 win on Thursday, sweeping the Saginaw Spirit in four games...
Baird Non-Committal on $300 Million Palestinian Funding, Which Expires Sunday
Baird non-committal on Palestinian funding--OTTAWA - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird is making no promises to renew Canada's $300 million in aid spending for the Palestinians.The five-year commitment expires Sunday, but Baird said he wants to hear...
Beatlemania in Montreal Recreated in Museum Show Recalling the Liverpool Lads
Beatlemania remembered in new Montreal show--MONTREAL - Ringo got a death threat, the shows didn't sell out despite the Beatles' worldwide popularity and the band's manager brushed off a reporter who pointed out the British musicians would be playing...
BlackBerry Surprises with Fourth-Quarter Profit; Co-Founder Lazaridis to Retire
BlackBerry reports fourth-quarter profit--TORONTO - BlackBerry delivered a US$98-million profit in its fourth quarter, surprising analysts who had expected the smartphone maker to report a loss as it launched its new high-end touchscreen smartphone.The...
Blue Jays Pitcher Happ Wants to Make Big Contribution in Rotation This Season
Happ wants to make big contribution--Toronto pitcher J.A. Happ had to deal with constant questions this spring about his role with the Blue Jays this season.He'll head north with a position in the starting rotation and is now armed with a new two-year...
Business News as of 6 P.M. ET
Business News as of 6 p.m. ET--THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 6 p.m. ETBUSINESS NEWS ADVISORYHere are the top Business News stories from The Canadian Press as of 6 p.m. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries...
Calgary Flames Trade Captain Jarome Iginla to Pittsburgh Penguins
Flames trade Jarome Iginla to Penguins--CALGARY - The Calgary Flames have traded away the face of the franchise.In his 16th NHL season in a Flames uniform, captain Jarome Iginla was dealt to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday for college forwards Kenneth...
Cammalleri Scores 2 to Lead Flames Past Avalanche 4-3 without Iginla
Cammalleri scores 2 as Flames beat Avs--CALGARY - Upon hearing that captain Jarome Iginla was a healthy scratch, the Calgary Flames still had a game to play.Mike Cammalleri scored twice to lead Calgary to a 4-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday,...
Canadian Dollar Rises as Economy Grows Faster Than Expected at Start of 2013
Loonie up following positive GDP reading--TORONTO - The Canadian dollar closed higher Thursday amid figures from the start of the year that showed the economy grew at a faster than expected clip after faltering at the end of 2012.The loonie was up 0.05...
Canadian Men's and Women's Rugby Sevens in Action in Japan and China This Weekend
Next stop Tokyo for Canadian rugby sevens--A breakthrough year for the Canadian rugby sevens team continues this weekend in Tokyo, the seventh round of the nine-stop HSBC Sevens World Series.The Canadian men lost 12-7 to Samoa in the Plate final to finish...
Canes Still Alive in NHL Playoff Picture despite 6-3 Loss to Leafs
Canes still alive despite 6-3 loss to Leafs--TORONTO - There are a few perks to playing in the weakest division in the National Hockey League.Foremost amongst them is that despite losing their seventh game in a row on Wednesday night in Toronto, the...
Care Fine but Complaints System Broken at Sunnybrook Vets Centre, Audit Finds
Audit: Complaints system broken at Sunnybrook--TORONTO - A federal audit released Thursday finds the quality of care at Canada's largest veterans home meets standards but is deeply critical of how the facility handles complaints and communicates with...
Celebrity Birthdays for April 1
Celebrity birthdays for April 1--Celebrity Birthdays for April 1:Country guitarist Arthur "Guitar Boogie" Smith is 92.Actress Jane Powell is 84.Actress Grace Lee Whitney is 83.Actress Debbie Reynolds is 81.Country singer Jim Ed Brown is 79.Actor Don...
Celebrity Birthdays for April 2
Celebrity birthdays for April 2--Celebrity Birthdays for April 2:Actress Rita Gam is 86.Actress Sharon Acker is 78.Former world figure skating champion, Canadian Donald Jackson is 73.Singer Leon Russell is 71.Jazz guitarist Larry Coryell is 70.Actress...
Celebrity Birthdays for April 3
Celebrity birthdays for April 3--Celebrity Birthdays for April 3:Actress-singer Doris Day is 90.Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl is 83.Conservationist Dame Jane Goodall is 79.Actor William Gaunt is 76.Songwriter and music executive Jeff Barry is...
Celebrity Birthdays for April 4
Celebrity birthdays for April 4--Celebrity Birthdays for April 4:Actress Elizabeth Wilson is 92.Canadian conductor Victor Feldbrill is 89.Author-poet Maya Angelou is 85.Recording executive Clive Davis is 81.Country singer-songwriter Norro Wilson is 75.Bandleader...
Celebrity Birthdays for April 5
Celebrity birthdays for April 5--Celebrity Birthdays for April 5:Movie producer Roger Corman is 87.Country music producer Cowboy Jack Clement is 82.'60s R&B Billy Bland is 81.Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell is 76. Country singer Tommy...
Celebrity Birthdays for April 6
Celebrity birthdays for April 6--Celebrity Birthdays for April 6:Northern Ireland clergyman-politician Ian Paisley is 87.Nobel Prize-winning scientist James D. Watson is 85.Composer-conductor Andre Previn is 84. Country singer Merle Haggard is 76.Actor...
Celebrity Birthdays for March 31
Celebrity birthdays for March 31--Celebrity Birthday for March 31:Canadian composer George Fiala is 91.Actor William Daniels ("St. Elsewhere") is 86.Hockey Hall-of-Famer Gordie Howe is 85.Actor Richard Chamberlain is 79.Actress Shirley Jones is 79.Country...
Colorado Governor Wraps Up Visit to Oilsands, Thinks U.S. Attitudes Are Changing
U.S. governor thinks oilsands attitudes changing--CALGARY - The governor of Colorado says he thinks Americans who are against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline may be beginning to change their minds.John Hickenlooper wrapped up a three-day visit to Alberta...
Easter Break Not Likely to Bring Harper Any Relief from Caucus Unrest
Tory caucus unrest shows no sign of stopping--OTTAWA - If Prime Minister Stephen Harper was hoping the Easter break would quiet down his restless caucus, a fresh group of MPs made it clear Thursday they're not letting their grievances drop so fast.Three...
Elections Chief Fears Repeat of Robocalls Episode without New Rules by 2014
Robocalls rules needed by 2014: Mayrand--OTTAWA - The chief electoral officer is warning of another wave of false or misleading telephone calls in the next election if tough new rules and punishments are not in place by the end of next year."Given the...
Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. March 28
Entertainment News Advisory--Thursday, March 28, 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 Forecasts for British Columbia Issued by Environment Canada
Extended forecasts for British Columbia issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for British Columbia issued by Environment Canada at 05:00 pdt Thursday 28 March 2013.Metro Vancouver: Saturday,...
Extended Weather Forecast for the Maritimes Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather forecast for the Maritimes issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for the Maritimes and Iles de la Madeleine issued by Environment Canada at 05:00 adt Thursday 28 March 2013.Halifax...
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 28 March 2013.City of Toronto: Saturday, sunny. Low -2. High...
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 28 March 2013.City of Toronto: Saturday, sunny. High 9. Sunday,...
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 04:30 cst Thursday 28 March 2013.City of Regina: Saturday, sunny....
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 28 March 2013.City of Regina: Saturday, a mix of...
Fed's Tough-on-Crime Law Targets Vulnerable Groups: B.C. Health Office Report
Crime law targets B.C.'s vulnerable: report--VANCOUVER - Federal tough-on-crime legislation puts vulnerable First Nations' communities at risk and could be exacerbating a vicious cycle of poverty, crime and illness, warns a new report from British Columbia's...
Flames Feeling the Void Left by Trade of Former Captain Jarome Iginla
Flames face up to life without Iginla--CALGARY - The Calgary Flames woke up to life without Jarome Iginla on Thursday.While Iginla sat out the previous night's game as his trade to the Pittsburgh Penguins was negotiated, his dressing room stall was still...
Follow the Leadership Money: Murray Emerges as Primary Challenger to Trudeau
Follow the money: it's Trudeau v. Murray--OTTAWA - The latest fundraising numbers for federal Liberal leadership contenders suggest Joyce Murray has emerged as the primary challenger to front-runner Justin Trudeau.The second of four weekly financial...
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 28 March 2013.City of Toronto: Today, mainly cloudy. High 8. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight, mainly cloudy. Low plus 1. Friday,...
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 28 March 2013.City of Toronto: Today, mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers early in the afternoon. Clearing 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 28 March 2013.City of Regina: Today, clearing this afternoon. High -5. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight, clear. Increasing...
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 28 March 2013.City of Regina: Today, sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud in the morning. Fog patches dissipating...
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 28 March 2013.Halifax Metro and Halifax County West, Halifax County - east of Porters Lake, Hants County, Colchester...
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 28 March 2013.Halifax Metro and Halifax County West, Halifax County - east of Porters Lake, Hants County, Colchester...
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 28 March 2013.City of Thunder Bay, Superior West: Today, mainly sunny. High 8. UV index...
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 Thursday 28 March 2013.North Okanagan...
Former MuchMusic Host Kim Clarke Champniss Revisits '80S in New Book
Champniss revisits '80s in new book--TORONTO - In the Canadian television landscape of the 1980s, Kim Clarke Champniss stood out as drastically as his spiky blond hair.The transplanted Brit worked as a DJ in Vancouver, as a booking agent, and as manager...
Full Parole for Gottlieb despite 'Abject Refusal' to Take Blame for Livent Fraud
Gottlieb granted full parole--TORONTO - Former theatre mogul Myron Gottlieb has been granted full parole, despite what the Parole Board of Canada calls his "abject refusal" to take responsibility for his crimes.Gottlieb and Garth Drabinsky, the co-founders...
'Game of Thrones' Actress Sophie Turner Says Sansa Is 'An Underdog' to Watch
Sophie Turner on 'Game of Thrones' season 3--TORONTO - Seventeen-year-old English actress Sophie Turner admits she hadn't even heard of George R. R. Martin's fantasy series "A Song of Ice and Fire" when she first auditioned for the "Game of Thrones"...
Happy Birthday Mr. Hockey! Gordie Howe to Celebrate 85th Birthday Sunday
Howe celebrates birthday with family and fans--VANCOUVER - More than 30 family and friends will help Gordie Howe celebrate his 85th birthday Sunday at a private dinner in Detroit.It's a day they will all cherish."We're hoping this will be a nice birthday,...
Harper Defends Pulling out of UN Desert Convention, Says It Is Too Bureaucratic
Harper defends UN desert convention pullout--OTTAWA - The Harper government was accused Thursday of trying to avoid a reckoning on the science of climate change by pulling Canada out of a United Nations convention that fights the spread of droughts.But...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 5 P.M. ET Thursday, March 28
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory--Thursday, March 28, 20135 p.m.HEALTH-LIFESTYLES-TRAVEL NEWS ADVISORYHere are the Health-Lifestyles-Travel stories from The Canadian Press as of 5 p.m. ET. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject...
Hockey Causes Most Sports-Related Brain Injuries in Kids, Teens: Prevention Study
Hockey top sport for brain injuries in youth--TORONTO - Hockey accounts for almost half of all traumatic brain injuries among Canadian children and teens taking part in team sports, says a study, which also looks at how and why kids are getting hurt.The...
Impact Prospect Ouimette Chose Soccer over Hockey and Now Starts in MLS
Impact prospect Ouimette making his mark--MONTREAL - Karl Ouimette was 10 when he gave up hockey to chase his soccer dream.It took less than a decade to become a professional player with his hometown Montreal Impact, signing last June as the first member...
Inquiry Hears Contract Info Went from Montreal Officials, to Party Man, to Firms
'Mr. Three Per Cent' had privileged contract info--MONTREAL - A former Montreal municipal-party fundraiser, referred to locally as "Mr. Three Per Cent," has admitted he received inside information about upcoming engineering contracts from a senior city...
International News Advisory as of 2 P.M., Thursday, March 28, 2013
International News Advisory--Thursday, March 28, 20132 p.m.INTERNATIONAL NEWS ADVISORYHere are the top International News stories. All times are Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change...
Kids Found Sniffing Gas in Labrador Home with Unsecured Guns and Ammo, RCMP Say
Kids sniffing gas with guns nearby: police--NATUASHISH, N.L. - An Innu chief in Labrador who found seven young children sniffing gas in an unsupervised home says he's seeing more kids being left alone by their parents in the community.Chief Simeon Tshakapesh...
Lanigan Makes 36 Saves as Tigers Eliminate Blades with 3-1 Victory
WHL Roundup: Medicine Hat defeats Saskatoon 3-1--Cam Lanigan stopped 36 shots as the Medicine Hat Tigers upset the Saskatoon Blades from Western Hockey League playoff action with a 3-1 victory on Wednesday.The 20-year-old goaltender was spectacular for...
Lupul Scores Late Winner as Leafs Stay Calm, Stave off Canes' Rally in 6-3 Win
Maple Leafs stay calm, fight off Canes' comeback--TORONTO - Sometimes a little calm comes in handy. Especially when you're the Toronto Maple Leafs and you've blown a 2-0 lead to trail the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2."We were confident we were going to win...
Man Found Guilty for Stabbing Common-Law Wife's Lover While the Three Stargazed
Man guilty in stargazing machete attack--Clive Gibbons met Edna Mueller when they were youngsters in an astronomy club and about 30 years later, he tried to kill her lover with a machete as the three of them were stargazing.Gibbons was convicted this...
Manitoba Girl's Death after Minor Operation Due to Infection: Medical Examiner
Girl's death after surgery to be reviewed--WINNIPEG - Manitoba's chief medical examiner says the death of a 10-year-old girl after minor surgery was an accident.Ashuza Halisi died March 13 after the operation at Maples Surgical Centre two days earlier.The...
Man Who Shot Ex Dead in Cold Blood Then Hid in the U.S. Asks Judge for Leniency
Teen killer says 'sorry' for shooting death--VANCOUVER - A fugitive who was on the run for a dozen years over the execution-style shooting death of his Vancouver ex-girlfriend apologized to the family Thursday, and then asked for mercy from the judge...
Marine Forecasts Issued by the Pacific Weather Centre of Environment Canada
Marine forecasts issued by the Pacific Weather Centre of Environment Canada--Marine forecasts for Pacific waters issued by Environment Canada at 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday 28 March 2013 for tonight and Friday. The next scheduled forecasts will be issued...
Miami Dolphins Sign Former Western Mustangs Star as NFL Free Agent
Dolphins sign former Western star Martin--MIAMI - Canadian defensive lineman Vaughn Martin has a new home.The former Western Mustangs star signed a two-year deal as a free agent with the Miami Dolphins on Thursday. The six-foot-four, 297-pound Martin...
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 Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (12,749.90 up 50.25 points):Tuscany International Drilling Inc. (TSX:TID)....
National League Central Capsules
National League Central capsules--Capsules of National League Central teams, listed in order of finish last year:___Cincinnati Reds2012: 97-65, first place (lost to Giants in division series).Manager: Dusty Baker (sixth season).He's Here: OF Shin-Soo...
National News as of 3 P.M. ET March 28
National News as of 3 p.m. ET March 28--March 28, 20133 p.m. ETNATIONAL NEWS ADVISORYTOP NEWSRobocalls rules needed by 2014: MayrandRobocallsOTTAWA -- The chief electoral officer is warning of another wave of false or misleading telephone calls in the...
Naval Gazing? Calgary Museum of the Regiments Acquires Photos, Top- Secret Stuff
Huge naval collection drops anchor in Calgary--CALGARY - Top-secret plans, blueprints of a German U-boat and a manual for training boys on Royal Navy ships in 1898 are part of a naval history collection donated to Calgary's military museum.The University...
New B.C. Hepatitis Research Will Follow in Footsteps of HIV Model
B.C. to research hepatitis under HIV model--VANCOUVER - The plan to wipe out HIV infection by British Columbia health experts was so successful, they're trying to replicate the idea for the treatment of viral hepatitis.Concern about viral hepatitis is...
Nova Scotia to Raise User Fees, Bringing $11.6 Million to Government Coffers
Nova Scotia raises service and program fees--HALIFAX - Hundreds of user fees are going up nearly six per cent starting Monday as the Nova Scotia government looks to increase revenues before next week's budget.Finance Minister Maureen MacDonald said Thursday...
Obama, Urging Gun Control, Says 'Shame on Us' If We Forget Newtown Victims
Obama: 'Shame on us' if we forget Newtown--WASHINGTON - An emotional Barack Obama urged U.S legislators on Thursday to remember the victims of the mass shooting in Connecticut three months ago, saying "shame on us if we've forgotten" the 20 youngsters...
OECD Says World Economy Beginning to Rebound; Canada Lagging U.S., Japan Germany
OECD: World economy picking up but Europe lagging--PARIS - Canada is expected to lag several Group of Seven countries in the first quarter even as the global economy begins to rebound, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development said Thursday.The...
Ontario Hockey League Playoff Glance
Ontario Hockey League playoff glance--OHL PlayoffsAll Times LocalFIRST ROUNDConference Quarter-finals(Best-of-7)EASTERN CONFERENCEBelleville (1) vs. Mississauga (8)(Series tied 2-2)Tuesday's resultMississauga 5 Belleville 2Sunday's resultMississauga...
Ontario News as of 3 P.M. Thursday, March 28
Ontario News Advisory--Thursday, March 28, 2013As of 3 p.m.ONTARIO NEWS ADVISORYHere are the Ontario News stories from The Canadian Press as of 3 p.m. ET. All times are local unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries...
Opposition Parties Doubting Testimony at Hearing into Cancelled Gas Plants
Opposition doubts testimony on gas plants--TORONTO - Ontario's opposition parties expressed frustration and doubt Thursday at testimony from Dalton McGuinty's former chief of staff about the cancelled gas plant in Oakville, prompting the government to...
'Orphan Black' a Compelling Thriller Starring Tatiana Maslany in Many Identities
TV thriller 'Orphan Black' premieres Saturday--TORONTO - Talk about a dead ringer.Late one night, standing on an otherwise empty subway platform, a street-smart orphan named Sarah (Tatiana Maslany) watches in horror as somebody jumps in front of a train....
Outcome of Keystone XL Decision Could Have Impact on Investors' Portfolios
Pipelines not a boring investment anymore--CALGARY - Once upon a time pipeline companies were viewed as rather boring investments.That's not the case anymore. The fate of the contentious Keystone XL pipeline could have an impact on investors' portfolios...
Prince of Wales Horse Race Gets Reprieve with Government Funding Agreement
Prince of Wales horse gets reprieve--Canadian thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown will again go through Fort Erie Racetrack.The venerable oval will offer 50 days of racing in 2013 -- down from roughly 80 last year -- with opening day slated for May 26....
Quebec Singer Elisapie Tries to Move on after Juno Awards Rescind Nomination
Elisapie moves on after Junos rescind nom--TORONTO - Quebec singer Elisapie says she felt like "disappearing from the Earth" after the Juno Awards rescinded her nomination for breakthrough artist of the year, but at the same time she's grateful she was...
Real GDP Up 0.2 per Cent in January, Led by Manufacturing: StatsCan
Real GDP rose 0.2 per cent in January--OTTAWA - The manufacturing sector helped drive the Canadian economy's return to better than expected growth in January after ending 2012 with a mild contraction in December.However economists cautioned that growth...
Researchers Investigate Death of Humpback Whale Found at B.C. Salmon Farm
Dead whale found at B.C. salmon farm--TOFINO, B.C. - Researchers, federal fisheries officials and employees of a Vancouver Island salmon farm are trying to figure out what caused the death of a humpback whale found floating near some of the company's...
Researchers Make Breakthrough on Storing Energy for Fuel Cells
Researchers make fuel cell breakthrough--CALGARY - Researchers at the University of Calgary say they've made a breakthrough that could make renewable energy much more practical and affordable.Their paper published in the journal Science says they've...
Rogers Considering Streaming Package of Jays Games, Sportsnet for Cord Cutters
Rogers may sell Jays games, Sportsnet online--TORONTO - Rogers (TSX:RCI.B) says it may sell digital streaming of Toronto Blue Jays games and its Sportsnet channels to non-TV subscribers.It's encouraging news for so-called cord cutters, a small segment...
Stand Tall: Bishop Makes 24 Saves in Senators 3-0 Win over Rangers
Bishop stands tall in Senators 3-0 win--OTTAWA - Ben Bishop stood tall, figuratively and in stature, on Thursday.The six-foot-seven goaltender was visibly pleased with his 24-save shutout in the Ottawa Senators' 3-0 win over the New York Rangers."It's...
Students, Schools Unhappy with Reduced Ontario Cap on Annual Tuition Fee Hikes
Ontario reduces cap on annual tuition hikes--TORONTO - In a move aimed at striking a balance between the needs of students and public post-secondary institutions, the Ontario government announced Thursday it is lowering the cap on average tuition fee...
Supreme Court Won't Hear Canadian Press Appeal in Tommy Douglas Case
Supreme Court won't hear Tommy Douglas case--OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada has squelched an effort by The Canadian Press to lift the shroud of secrecy over an intelligence dossier compiled on socialist trailblazer Tommy Douglas.The high court...
Target Says It's Blown Away by Canadian Welcome to First Store Openings
Target blown away by Canadian welcome--Target's U.S. executives say they are blown away with consumer response to the opening of the chain's first 24 stores in Canada and expect the foray will be profitable next year.Chief financial officer John Mulligan...
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from Sunday, April 7-13
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from Sunday, April 7-13--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Sunday, April 7 to Saturday, April 13, 2013: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based...
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from Sunday, March 31-April 6
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from Sunday, March 31-April 6--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Sunday, March 31 to Saturday, April 6, 2013: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events...
There Are Always Winners and Losers When NHL Trades Are Made, but Some Stand Out
Brett Hull trade tops winner-loser list--The Calgary Flames have pulled the trigger on a blockbuster trade, sending captain Jarome Iginla to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for two prospects and a first-round draft pick. While we won't know how that...
Today in History - April 10
Today in History - April 10--Today in History for April 10:On this date:In 1555, Pope Marcellus II was elected the 222nd in the line of Peter, but he didn't last a month, dying on May 1. He was the last pontiff to maintain his baptismal name.In 1684,...
Today in History - April 11
Today in History - April 11--Today in History for April 11:On this date:In 1506, construction began on the new St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican under the guidance of Pope Julius II, who enlisted the talents of Michelangelo and Raphael. The original...
Today in History - April 13
Today in History - April 13--Today in History for April 13:On this date:In 655 (traditional date), Martin, pope from 649 to 655, died in banishment. He was the last pope venerated as a martyr.In 1598, King Henry IV of France endorsed the "Edict of Nantes,"...
Today in History - April 4
Today in History - April 4--Today in History for April 4:On this date: In 1507, Martin Luther was ordained a priest in Erfurt, Germany.In 1541, Spanish theologian Ignatius of Loyola was elected the first general of the Jesuit order, or the Society of...
Today in History - April 7
Today in History - April 7--Today in History for April 7:On this date:In 1199, King Richard I of England (also known as "The Lion-Heart") died in the Limousin region of France at age 41 after being mortally wounded by an arrow.In 1250, Louis IX of France,...
Today in History - April 8
Today in History - April 8--Today in History for April 8:On this date:In 626, Maedoc of Ferns, an early Irish believer in Jesus Christ, died. He established a Christian community in Wexford, where he gave shelter to babies who survived primitive abortion...
Today in History - April 9
Today in History - April 9--Today in History for April 9:On this date:In 1682, French explorer Robert de La Salle claimed the Mississippi River Basin for France.In 1799, British scientist Sir Humphrey Davy discovered the anaesthetic properties of nitrous...
Today in Music History - April 10
Today in Music History - April 10--Today in Music History for April 10:In 787, the church of St. Corneille at Compiegne installed an organ at the request of Frankish King Pepin, in what is modern-day France. This is the first recorded mention of this...
Today in Music History - April 11
Today in Music History - April 11--Today in Music History for April 11:In 1958, Jerry Lee Lewis' first wife, Jane Mitcham, filed for divorce. Lewis had already secretly married his 13-year-old cousin, Myra Gale Brown.In 1961, Bob Dylan made his first...
Today in Music History - April 13
Today in Music History - April 13--Today in Music History for April 13:In 1742, George Frideric Handel's majestic oratorio, "The Messiah," was first performed, in Dublin. The performance raised 400 pounds for charity.In 1859, Handel's "Judas Maccabeus,"...
Today in Music History - April 5
Today in Music History - April 5--Today in Music History for April 5:In 1922, Canadian composer Harry Freedman was born in Lodz, Poland. In 1970, he became the Toronto Symphony Orchestra's first composer-in-residence. Freedman composed "Graphic One (Out...
Today in Music History - April 7
Today in Music History - April 7--Today in Music History for April 7:In 1824, the first complete performance of Ludwig van Beethoven's "Missa Solemnis" was held in St. Petersburg, Russia. He spent over a year researching the history of church music so...
Today in Music History - April 8
Today in Music History - April 8--Today in Music History for April 8:In 1906, Raoul Jobin, considered one of the greatest French tradition tenors of the '30s and '40s, was born in Quebec City. He joined the Paris Opera in 1930, and also became a featured...
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