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Articles from November 12, 2014

2014 Canadian Hockey League vs. Russia Super Series Rosters
CHL-Russia Super Series rosters--Rosters for the remaining Canadian Hockey League teams which will play Russia in the 2014 CHL-Russia Super Series from Nov. 13-20 (with league, dates, hometowns and current teams):OHL ROSTERSGame Three:Thursday, Nov....
After Six Years, U.S. Political Debate over Keystone XL Could Be Nearing an End
KXL vote may be imminent: Senate weighs bill--WASHINGTON - Six years of delay and debate over the controversial Keystone XL pipeline may be finally nearing an end.In a moment of high political drama Wednesday, supporters of the long-stalled, Canadian-linked...
After Tough Stretch, B.C. Lions' Defence Knows It Has to Step Up in Playoffs
Lions' defence knows it has to step up--SURREY, B.C. - Adam Bighill knew he would be ready to suit up for the B.C. Lions' playoff push.Despite breaking a bone in his left hand on Nov. 1 and undergoing surgery a few days later, the influential linebacker...
Angry Veterans Call on Serving Soldiers to Help Defeat Tories in Next Election
Angry vets ask soldiers to fight Tories--OTTAWA - A group of angry veterans, who want the Harper government defeated in the next election, is appealing to serving members of the military to join them in protest.Ron Clarke, a member of Canada Coalition...
Backup Matt Nichols Draws Starting Assignment for Eskimos in West Semifinal
Nichols to start West semifinal for Eskimos--There would be no time like the present for Matt Nichols to get his first CFL win.Nichols will be the Edmonton Eskimos' starter Sunday when they host the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the West Division semifinal....
BKO-CIS-MEN-Stdgs
BKO-CIS-MEN-Stdgs--CIS MENCanada WestQuebec ConferenceOUAAUSWednesday's resultsStFX 75 Acadia 70Ryerson 81 Western 47York 67 Waterloo 60Thursday's gamesBishop's at Concordia, 8 p.m.McGill at UQAM, 8 p.m.Friday's gamesUNB at Saint Mary's, 7 p.m.Cape Breton...
BKO-CIS-WOMEN-Stdgs
BKO-CIS-WOMEN-Stdgs--CIS WomenAUSCanada WestQuebec ConferenceOUAWednesday's resultsStFX 57 Acadia 50Ryerson 67 Western 56Waterloo 53 York 37Thursday's gamesMcGill at UQAM, 6 p.m.Bishop's at Concordia, 6 p.m.Friday's gamesUNB at Saint Mary's, 5 p.m.Cape...
Bruins Hope to Change Trend of Losing and Losing Control of Emotions in Montreal
Bruins hope to change Montreal fortunes--TORONTO - The last time the Boston Bruins went into Montreal, Milan Lucic came unglued. In the penalty box in the final minutes, Lucic made an obscene gesture toward Canadiens fans that earned him a fine from...
Business News as of 5 P.M. ET
Business News as of 5 p.m. ET--WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2014 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...
CAE Bets More Airlines Will Follow with Outsourcing Pilot Training
CAE earns $42.9 million in second quarter--MONTREAL - CAE anticipates that its recent joint venture with Japan Airlines pilots will help to convince other carriers to outsource their own simulator training."It says a pretty strong statement to other...
Calgary Captain Mark Giordano Leads Flames, NHL Defencemen in Scoring
Giordano driving surprising Flames offence--CALGARY - Thin up front due to injuries and with no forward in the top 40 in NHL scoring, the Calgary Flames are still among the league's best teams in offensive firepower.Calgary ranked fifth among the 30...
Canada Prepares to Take on Samoa Rugby Squad Chafing at Governing Body
Canada preps for test against unhappy Samoans--Canada faces the toughest test of its November rugby tour on Friday when it takes on 11th-ranked Samoa in Vannes, France.While Canadian coach Kieran Crowley has been able to assemble his strongest squad...
Canada's Raonic Hopes to Get Back on Track against Nishikori at ATP Finals
Raonic prepares for Nishikori at ATP Finals--LONDON - Canadian Milos Raonic tried to repair his ailing service game Wednesday ahead of his must-win match against Japan's Kei Nishikori at the ATP Finals.Raonic struggled in his first two round-robin matches...
Canada's Spy Agency Needs 'Certainty' on Overseas Terror Tracking, Feds Argue
CSIS needs terror tracking 'certainty': feds--OTTAWA - The Canadian Security Intelligence Service has been left in the dark about the legality of tracking Canadian terror suspects overseas, the federal government is telling the Supreme Court.In arguments...
Canadian Dollar Rises While Ottawa Says Budget Surplus Far Short of Expectations
Loonie advances amid surplus shortfall--TORONTO - The Canadian dollar closed higher Wednesday even as Ottawa said that next year's federal budget surplus will be $1.9 billion -- $4.5 billion less than expected and thanks in large part to the Harper government's...
Canadian Earnings Declared Wednesday: Loblaw Companies, Encana, Silver Wheaton
Canadian earnings declared Wednesday: Loblaw--Canadian earnings declared Wednesday:Bonterra Energy Corp. (TSX:BNE): Third-quarter 2014, $20.9 million, 65 cents per share; 2013, $19.7 million, 63 cents per share. Revenue: 2014, $88.9 million; 2013, $78.9...
Canadian Mixed Curling Championship Standings
Canadian Mixed Curling Championship Standings--NORTH BAY, Ont. - 2015 Canadian Mixed Curling ChampionshipAll Times EasternROUND ROBINPool APool BTuesday's resultsFourth DrawP.E.I. 9 Nunavut 2Saskatchewan 7 Nova Scotia 4B.C. 8 Alberta 4Northwest Territories...
CBC Ponders New Name for 'Q' in Light of Jian Ghomeshi Scandal
CBC ponders new name for 'Q' after Ghomeshi--TORONTO - The search for a permanent replacement for "Q" host Jian Ghomeshi fired amid unproven allegations he was violent toward women will begin in earnest next week, the CBC said Wednesday.In addition,...
Connor McDavid Suffers Hand Injury as Otters Down Steelheads 4-0
McDavid injured in Otters win over Steelheads--ERIE, Pa. - Erie Otters star forward Connor McDavid, who is touted to go first overall in next year's NHL draft, is out indefinitely after injuring his right hand in a fight during an Ontario Hockey League...
Crown Calls Magnotta a 'Pathological Liar' as Psychiatrist Cross-Examined
Crown grills psychiatrist about Magnotta report--MONTREAL - An assessment by a psychiatrist of Luka Rocco Magnotta's criminal responsibility raises more questions than answers about the night Jun Lin was killed in May 2012, the Crown said Wednesday.In...
Daniel Sedin's OT Goal Lifts Vancouver Canucks over Ottawa Senators 4-3
Daniel Sedin lifts Canucks over Sens in OT--VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks are starting to look like contenders again as they continue to rebound from a disastrous 2013-14 season.Daniel Sedin scored 4:05 into overtime as the Canucks gained a share...
Discrimination a Daily Reality for Minority Lawyers, Ontario Report Finds
Minority lawyers face discrimination, report--TORONTO - Discrimination is an everyday reality for black and other visible minority lawyers that must be addressed, according to a new report by the body that regulates the profession in Ontario.The blunt...
Editorial Exchange: Canada Should Offer Haven to More Caught in Global Refugee Crisis
Editorial Exchange: Canada should offer haven to more caught in global refugee crisis--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Nov. 11:The world is awash with refugees, asylum-seekers and people displaced from their homes. The United Nations reports...
Editorial Exchange: Just Voluntary Slavery
Editorial Exchange: Just voluntary slavery--An editorial from the Red Deer Advocate, published Nov. 11:Don't you find it odd (and ironic) how wealthy people can say that raising the marginal tax rate on the top 10 per cent of income-earners is theft...
Edmonton Eskimos Name Backup Matt Nichols as Their Starter for West Semifinal
Nichols to start Eskimos' semifinal game--EDMONTON - Mike Reilly's status is uncertain heading into the CFL West Division semifinal, and the all-star Edmonton Eskimos quarterback isn't about to make it any clearer.Matt Nichols has been named the Eskimos...
Encana Signals Higher Capital Budget for 2015, despite Lower Oil Prices
Encana capital spending to grow in 2015--CALGARY - Encana Corp. is signalling a big jump in capital spending for 2015, despite lower commodity prices, but some regions seem to be getting more love than others.CEO Doug Suttles said Encana's (TSX:ECA)...
Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. Wednesday, Nov. 12
Entertainment News Advisory--Wednesday, Nov. 12 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....
Extended Forecasts for British Columbia Issued by Environment Canada
Extended forecasts for British Columbia issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday for British Columbia issued by Environment Canada at 05:00 pst Wednesday 12 November 2014.Metro Vancouver: Friday,...
Extended Weather Forecast for the Maritimes Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather forecast for the Maritimes issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday for the Maritimes and Iles de la Madeleine issued by Environment Canada at 05:00 ast Wednesday 12 November 2014.Halifax...
Extended Weather for Ontario Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather for Ontario issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday for Ontario issued by Environment Canada at 05:00 est Wednesday 12 November 2014.City of Toronto: Friday, a mix of sun and...
Extended Weather for Ontario Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather for Ontario issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday for Ontario issued by Environment Canada at 15:30 est Wednesday 12 November 2014.City of Toronto: Friday, a mix of sun and...
Extended Weather for Saskatchewan Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada at 04:30 cst Wednesday 12 November 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 Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada at 15:30 cst Wednesday 12 November 2014.City of Regina, Fort Qu'Appelle...
Family MDs Group Pushes Ottawa for Home-Care Strategy, Plan to End Child Poverty
Family MDs push Ottawa for home-care strategy--TORONTO - Canada's family doctors are calling on the federal government to develop a national home-care strategy for seniors and improved health care for young people, including the elimination of child...
Forecast for Labrador Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for Labrador issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Labrador issued by Environment Canada at 16:30 nst Wednesday 12 November 2014.Labrador City and Wabush: Today, periods of snow ending in the morning then mainly cloudy with 60 percent...
Forecast for Ontario Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for Ontario issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Ontario issued by Environment Canada at 11:00 est Wednesday 12 November 2014.City of Toronto: Today, mainly cloudy. Wind west 30 km-h gusting to 50. Temperature falling to plus 2 this afternoon....
Forecast for Ontario Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for Ontario issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Ontario issued by Environment Canada at 15:30 est Wednesday 12 November 2014.City of Toronto: Today, mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries in the afternoon. Wind west 30 km-h. High...
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 Wednesday 12 November 2014.City of Regina: Today, cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Wind northwest 20 km-h. High -10....
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 Wednesday 12 November 2014.City of Regina: Today, mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries in the morning. High -13.City...
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 ast Wednesday 12 November 2014.Halifax Metro and Halifax County West, Halifax County - east of Porters Lake: Today, cloudy. A few...
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 ast Wednesday 12 November 2014.Halifax Metro and Halifax County West, Halifax County - east of Porters Lake: Today, a few showers...
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 est Wednesday 12 November 2014.City of Thunder Bay, Superior West: Today, cloudy with 40 percent...
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 mst Wednesday 12 November 2014.City of Calgary: Today, sunny. High -14. Tonight, a few clouds. Low -20....
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 pst Wednesday 12 November 2014.Metro Vancouver: Today, sunny. Windy over southern sections. High plus 4....
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 pst Wednesday 12 November 2014.Whitehorse: Today, a mix of sun and cloud....
Former NHL Star Theo Fleury Looks to Second Career -- Helping Others
Helping is healing for Theo Fleury--TORONTO - Theo Fleury has come a long way.The former NHL star has seemingly escaped the chokehold of addiction and now wears a smile on his face. His mission today is to help others escape their emotional pain.Fleury...
Groups Ask Why No Charges Have Been Laid a Year after Alberta Coal Mine Spill
Groups ask why no charges in Alberta mine spill--EDMONTON - Conservation groups want to know why no federal or provincial charges have been laid over a massive spill from a coal tailings pond in west-central Alberta.An estimated 670 million litres of...
Harper Lands in New Zealand for Talks with Ally Seeking End to Dairy Tariffs
Harper in New Zealand to talk trade--AUCKLAND, New Zealand - Stephen Harper has arrived in Auckland for an official visit with his New Zealand counterpart that will include discussions on a touchy subject between the otherwise friendly leaders -- Canada's...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 5 P.M. ET Wednesday, Nov. 12
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory--Wednesday, Nov. 12, 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...
HKN-Exp-Conference-Stdgs
HKN-Exp-Conference-Stdgs--NHLAll Times EasternEastern ConferenceAtlantic DivisionMetropolitan DivisionWILD CARDWestern ConferenceCentral DivisionPacific DivisionWILD CARDNote: a team winning in overtime or shootout is credited with two points and a victory...
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-LHJMQ-Sums-Moncton-Cape Breton
HKO-Sums--LHJMQMoncton 7, Cape Breton 4First Period1. Cape Breton, Dubois 3 (Pelletier, Lalonde) 15:14.2. Moncton, Leger 5 (Sweeney) 16:04.Penalties --None.Second Period3. Cape Breton, Svechnikov 10 (Pelletier, MacIntyre) 6:53.4. Cape Breton, Farrell...
Iamgold Swings to Q3 Loss of US$72.5M; Revenue Rises to US$341.5
Iamgold swings to Q3 loss of US$72.5M--TORONTO - Iamgold Corp. (TXS:IMG) swung to a net loss in the third quarter as lower gold prices offset higher sales and lower production costs.The Toronto-based miner, which reports in U.S. currency, said after...
Jon Stewart's Directorial Debut Focuses on True Story of Jailed Iranian-Canadian
Stewart directs tale of jailed Canadian--TORONTO - Jon Stewart has a simple explanation for selecting Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal to portray Maziar Bahari -- an Iranian-Canadian journalist he hardly resembles -- in the "Daily Show" host's directorial...
Judge Rules Alberta Can Be Sued over Fracking Allegations, Province May Appeal
Alberta fails in bid to derail fracking lawsuit--ROSEBUD, Alta. - A judge has ruled an Alberta woman can sue the provincial government over hydraulic fracturing that she says has so badly contaminated her well with methane that the water can be set on...
Kessel Scores Twice as Maple Leafs Turn Tables and Embarrass Bruins
Maple Leafs turn tables, embarrass Bruins--TORONTO - Even as Toronto Maple Leafs players tried to forget a humiliating loss to the Boston Bruins, coaches reminded them just how bad it was. Randy Carlyle wanted to stimulate their memories about how embarrassed...
Kevin Vickers Feted at International Security Conference in Israel
Israeli PM honours Commons' Sgt-at-Arms--JERUSALEM - Hailed as a hero at home, the House of Commons' sergeant-at-arms is now getting a celebrity welcome abroad.But Kevin Vickers is greeting the international attention with the same modesty that characterized...
Kinder Morgan Pipeline Debate Looms over Civic Elections in Vancouver Area
Pipeline emerges as issue in local elections--VANCOUVER - Mixed in with the usual debates about property taxes and public transit, pipeline politics have made their way into Vancouver-area municipal election campaigns, with candidates weighing in on...
Kinder Morgan President Says B.C. Pipeline Benefits Fair, Conservative
Pipeline boss says projections conservative--VICTORIA - Duelling reports about job-creation numbers and oil spill cleanup costs for the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion from Edmonton to Burnaby, B.C., have prompted the company to defend the...
Late Jordan Hamilton Goal Lifts Canadian Under-20 Team to 2-2 Tie with England
Canadian under-20 team rallies for tie--BOURNEMOUTH, England - Jordan Hamilton scored in second-half stoppage time to lift the Canadian under-20 soccer team to a 2-2 tie with England on Wednesday.Hamilton's goal came on a volley after a Canadian free...
Liberal Email Raises Questions of Patronage for New Brunswick Premier
Liberal email raises patronage questions--FREDERICTON - New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant says his government will not tolerate patronage after an email sent by the president of a Liberal riding association said it is the usual practice that government...
Loblaw Says Grocery Wars Still Going Strong; Looks at Fresh Food for Growth
Loblaw says grocery wars still going strong--The head of Canada's largest supermarket chain doesn't see any kind of relief from the country's grocery wars in the next few years and, instead, expects competition will increase as rivals continue attempts...
Lowering the Status of Canada's Chief Doctor Worrying Public Health Community
Lowering chief doc's status worries experts--TORONTO - Members of Canada's public health community are expressing concern about intended changes to the authority of the country's chief public health officer, changes that strip the office holder of the...
'Mad Men' Star Jessica Pare Says It Was a 'Teary' Time Wrapping Final Season
Jessica Pare calls 'Mad Men' wrap 'painful'--TORONTO - Canadian "Mad Men" star Jessica Pare says it's been tough saying goodbye to the series."We're done and that's kind of painful," the Montreal-raised actress said on the red carpet at this week's Scotiabank...
Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger Has 'Advantage' in Leadership Vote: Analyst
Manitoba premier staying put during contest--WINNIPEG - Manitoba's governing New Democrats are wrestling with a political puzzle -- how to hold a leadership race in which one candidate is the premier who appears intent on staying put during the campaign.Premier...
McDavid out 5-6 Weeks with Broken Bone in Hand, World Juniors in Doubt
McDavid out 5-6 weeks with broken hand--TORONTO - Connor McDavid will be out five to six weeks with a fractured bone in his right hand, an injury that could put his participation for Canada in the world junior championship in doubt.The Erie Otters announced...
Mobile Devices, Video Streaming Doubling Canadians' Time Spent Online: comScore
Mobile usage, video doubling Canadians' online time--TORONTO - As Canadians continue to get hooked on their smartphones, tablets and streaming video they're almost doubling the amount of time they spend online, according to measurement firm comScore.As...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (14,760.27, up 50.47 points):Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace. Up four cents, or 0.99 per...
Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Defends Fiscal Record in Speech
Newfoundland premier defends fiscal record--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland and Labrador's premier used a luncheon speech Wednesday to tout his government's fiscal record even as the provincial auditor general warns of overspending.Paul Davis, who must...
'No Overt Force' in Video of Homeless Man Setting Hair Alight for Crowd: Police
Homeless man urged to set hair on fire:video--VANCOUVER - An online video of a Vancouver homeless man being goaded into setting his hair on fire has sparked outrage, though police are not currently investigating the incident.The video titled "Crackhead...
One That Didn't Get Away: Fishermen Discover Duck-Billed Dino Fossil
2013 floods release duck-billed dino fossil--DRUMHELLER, Alta. - Severe flooding in southwestern Alberta in 2013 may be responsible for two fishermen discovering the 80-million-year-old fossil of a possible new dinosaur species.A 1,300-kilogram boulder...
Personalized Genetic Test Could Predict Prostate Cancer Recurrence: Researchers
Test may predict prostate cancer recurrence risk--TORONTO - Canadian researchers have developed a genetic test to identify which men are at highest risk for recurrence of prostate cancer following localized treatment with surgery or radiation therapy.The...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press picture advisory addition for Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photographers.ADDITIONS:QUEBEC CITY--Question...
Price Earns First Shutout of the Season as Canadiens Blank Jets 3-0
Price stops 29 shots as Canadiens beat Jets--MONTREAL - The Winnipeg Jets couldn't have asked for better opportunities to keep their unbeaten streak alive.Winnipeg squandered a number of solid scoring chances in a 3-0 loss to the Montreal Canadiens Tuesday...
Projected $1.9B Surplus Not the Pot of Gold Liberals, NDP Might Have Hoped For
Ottawa projects $1.9B surplus for 2015--OTTAWA - Finance Minister Joe Oliver didn't exactly spoil Christmas, but he did make it clear Wednesday that the Conservative government's political rivals will have less money to fight over next year than they...
Radio-Canada Staff Refuse Award from Hubert Lacroix in Protest of Job Cuts
Radio-Canada staff refuse award in protest--TORONTO - Radio-Canada staff refused an award presented to them Wednesday by CBC President Hubert Lacroix in protest of ongoing job losses at the public broadcaster.The Sherbrooke, Que. newsroom had been selected...
Receiver Duron Carter among 11 Alouettes Named to CFL All-Star Squad
Carter among 11 Als named to all-star squad--TORONTO - Receiver Duron Carter has plenty of familiar faces joining him on the East Division all-star squad, but tackle Jeff Perrett isn't one of them.Carter was among 11 Montreal Alouettes named to the team...
Saskatchewan Government Paves Way for Legislation to Modernize Organ Donation
Government paves way for cornea transplants--REGINA - Saskatchewan's government is paving the way for new regulations that will improve patients' access to cornea transplants.Health Minister Dustin Duncan said a new bill will modernize legislation to...
Saskatchewan Opposition Calls for Quicker Removal of Smart Meters in Homes
Smart-meter removals not fast enough: NDP--REGINA - Saskatchewan's Opposition says the Crown utility needs to act more quickly to remove smart meters from homes in light of another problem with the devices last week.Last summer, the province ordered...
Sears Canada to Reconsider What Sells, What Doesn't at Its Department Stores
Sears Canada puts operations under microscope--TORONTO - Sears Canada has dramatically reduced its workforce amid declining sales, but newly appointed acting CEO Ronald Boire insists he hasn't come to Canada to play the retailer's swan song."If you look...
Senior Helps RCMP Officer Attacked during Traffic Stop in Northern Alberta
Senior helps RCMP officer after attack--ST. PAUL, Alta. - RCMP are thanking a 75-year-old man who helped an officer after he was attacked during a traffic stop near St. Paul, Alta., last weekend.Marshall Dulaba says when he saw a man staggering toward...
Some of the Highlights from Joe Oliver's Fiscal and Economic Update
Highlights from the fall fiscal update--OTTAWA - Finance Minister Joe Oliver delivered his annual fall update and five-year projection of the government's fiscal situation on Wednesday. Here are the highlights:-- A small deficit of $2.9 billion expected...
Suspects in Winnipeg Teen's Attack Also Charged in Second Assault
Police charge two in Winnipeg sex attacks--WINNIPEG - Police have charged two young men with a pair of violent sexual assaults, including one on an aboriginal teenage girl, and say they will take a closer look at whether the suspects had anything to...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Thursday, Nov. 13
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Nov. 13--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Thursday, Nov. 13 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...
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...
Top Court Sides with Pregnant Women over Maternity Benefits: Advocacy Group
Top court rules on pregnant women's benefits--VANCOUVER - The country's top court has ruled quickly and unexpectedly from the bench, siding with the B.C. Teachers' Federation in an employment dispute over maternity benefits.The decision is the latest...
Top News Advisory for Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014
Top News Advisory--Wednesday, Nov. 126:45 a.m.Here are the latest Top News stories from The Canadian Press. All times are Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change. Contact the National...
Toronto Stock Market Heads Higher amid Falling Crude Prices, Mixed Earnings News
TSX up amid falling oil prices, mixed earns--TORONTO - Energy and base metal stocks, along with positive earnings reports, pushed the Toronto stock market to a solid advance Wednesday.The S&P/TSX composite index jumped 95.93 points to 14,856.2, while...
TransCanada to Sell Remaining U.S. Natural Gas Assets to Partner TC Pipelines LP
TransCanada to sell U.S. natural gas assets--CALGARY - TransCanada Corp. (TSX:TRP) has offered to sell its remaining 30 per cent interest in Gas Transmission Northwest LLC to TC PipeLines LP, its master limited partnership.The pipeline company holds...
Two Canadian Firms Play Small but Key Roles in Historic Landing on Comet
Two Canadian firms play roles in comet landing--MONTREAL - Two Canadian companies were bursting with pride Wednesday after playing small but important roles in the historic landing of a spacecraft on the surface of a comet.It's the first time such a...
Waiting out Linebacker Bear Woods' Injuries Pays off for Alouettes
Als' patience paid off with linebacker Woods--MONTREAL - That a guy named Bear Woods looks and plays like a wild man is hardly a surprise.That the Montreal Alouettes waited through most of two and a half seasons for Woods to be healthy enough to be turned...
Wolves with High Hunting Threat Get Stressed out, Face Social Disturbance: Study
Wolves in heavy hunting areas get stressed: study--SIDNEY, B.C. - Wolves in areas where the animals are heavily hunted have higher stress and reproductive hormones compared with those under lower hunting pressure, suggests a new study involving scientists...
Yellow Media Says It Is on Track for 2018 Recovery after Digital Revenues Surge
Yellow Media Q3 show lower sales, profit--MONTREAL - Yellow Media says it is on track to return to growth by 2018 after the publishing company, which is shifting from paper-based directories to digital products, saw a majority of its revenues in the...
Youth Who Pleaded Guilty in Child Porn Case Should Be Jailed: Victim's Father
Father wants jail time in child porn case--HALIFAX - A young man who pleaded guilty to making child pornography should get jail time for the offence when he is sentenced Thursday, said the father of the 15-year-old victim at the centre of the unique...
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