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Articles from March 15, 2015

2015 World Women's Curling Championship Glance
2015 World Women's Curling Championship Glance--SAPPORO, Japan - Standings and results Sunday from the 2015 women's world curling championship, from March 14-22 (all times Eastern): ROUND ROBINSunday's resultsFourth DrawCanada 9 Scotland 4Switzerland...
Alberta Golden Bears Double Up UNB Varsity Reds for CIS Men's Hockey Title
Alberta claims CIS title in men's hockey--HALIFAX - The Alberta Golden Bears used a stifling defence and clutch scoring to win their second consecutive Canadian university men's hockey championship with a 6-3 win over the UNB Varsity Reds on Sunday.Alberta...
A List of Winners at the Juno Awards from Hamilton's FirstOntario Centre
A list of winners at the Juno Awards--HAMILTON - A list of winners at this weekend's Juno Awards:Juno Fan Choice Award: Michael BubleSingle of the year: "Rude," Magic!Album of the year: "Popular Problems," Leonard CohenArtist of the year: The WeekndBreakthrough...
Canada's Jean Pascal Falls to Russian Sergey Kovalev in One-Sided Bout
Kovalev defeats Pascal in eighth round--MONTREAL - Jean Pascal wants a rematch with Sergey (Krusher) Kovalev.Kovalev (27-0-1) retained his belts from three of the four major sanctioning bodies, the WBA, WBO and IBF, when he stopped Pascal at 1:03 of...
Canada U20 Rallies to Defeat Romania for Second Time in as Many Matches
Canada rallies to beat Romania 36-13--LANGFORD, B.C. - Canada's under-20 men's rugby squad knocked off Romania's under-19 side for the second match in a row as the Canadians rallied from an early 10-point deficit to win 36-13 Saturday.After giving up...
Dalhousie Dentistry Student Ryan Millet to Complete Remediation Process
Dal dentistry student to complete remediation--HALIFAX - The last dentistry student to return to Dalhousie University in Halifax following a suspension over an inappropriate Facebook group says he will complete his ordered remediation process.In a statement...
Davidson Leads McGill in 1-0 Win over St. FX in CIS Women's Hockey Semifinal
McGill to face Western for Gold--CALGARY - Gabrielle Davidson's power-play goal in the final minute of play was the only puck to find the back of the net as the No. 1 McGill Martlets edged the No. 4 St. Francis Xavier X-Women 1-0 in semifinal action...
Extended Weather for Ontario Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather for Ontario issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday for Ontario issued by Environment Canada at 05:00 edt Sunday 15 March 2015.City of Toronto: Tuesday, sunny. Low -6. High...
Extended Weather for Ontario Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather for Ontario issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday for Ontario issued by Environment Canada at 15:30 edt Sunday 15 March 2015.City of Toronto: Tuesday, sunny. High 1. Wednesday,...
Extended Weather for Saskatchewan Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada at 15:30 cst Sunday 15 March 2015.City of Regina, Fort Qu'Appelle -...
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 Sunday 15 March 2015.City of Toronto: Today, clearing this afternoon. Wind northwest 30 km-h gusting to 50. High 7. UV index 3 or moderate....
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 Sunday 15 March 2015.City of Toronto: Today, a mix of sun and cloud. High 13. UV index 4 or moderate.Windsor - Leamington - Essex County:...
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 Sunday 15 March 2015.City of Regina: Today, cloudy. Wind northwest 40 km-h gusting to 60 diminishing to 20 this afternoon. Temperature...
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 Sunday 15 March 2015.City of Regina: Today, mainly cloudy. Clearing late in the afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 30 km-h in...
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 Sunday 15 March 2015.Halifax Metro and Halifax County West: Today, ice pellets mixed with freezing rain changing to snow this...
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 Sunday 15 March 2015.Halifax Metro and Halifax County West, Lunenburg County: Today, a few flurries ending in the morning then...
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 Sunday 15 March 2015.Metro Vancouver: Today, cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers. High 10. Tonight,...
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 Sunday...
Four-Time Defending Champion Ravens to Meet Gee-Gees in CIS Final
Ravens to face Gee-Gees in CIS final--TORONTO - Minutes after the Ottawa Gee-Gees clinched their spot in the Canadian university men's basketball final, coach James Derouin deadpanned: "Who're we playing?Derouin knows all too well."Guess who, right?"...
Goalie Interference, Emergency Goalies, 3-on-3 OT on Tap for NHL GMs Meeting
GMs talk goalie topics, 3-on-3 OT at meeting--Goaltending topics and three-on-three overtime will be at the forefront of discussions when NHL general managers gather Monday in Boca Raton, Fla., for their annual March meeting.Video review of goaltender...
Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League Playoff Glance
Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League Playoff Glance--GOJHL PlayoffsAll Times EasternSECOND ROUND(Best-of-7)CONFERENCE SEMIFINALSWESTERN CONFERENCELeamington (1) vs. London (7)(London leads series 2-1)Sunday's resultLeamington 2 London 1Saturday's resultLondon...
Hammond Continues to Shine as Senators Beat Flyers 2-1 in Shootout
Ryan scores in SO, Sens edge Flyers 2-1--OTTAWA - Andrew Hammond is having the time of his life and plans on enjoying it for as long as he can.The Ottawa Senators goaltender, making his third straight start, stopped 27 shots in a 2-1 shootout win over...
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-OHL-Stdgs
HKO-OHL-Stdgs--OHLEASTERN CONFERENCEEAST DIVISIONCENTRAL DIVISIONWESTERN CONFERENCEMID-WESTERN DIVISIONWESTERN DIVISIONz-league title; y-conference title;d-division leader; x-clinched playoff berth. Note: Division leaders ranked in top three positions...
HKO-WHL-Stdgs
HKO-WHL-Stdgs--WHLAll Times MountainEASTERN CONFERENCEEAST DIVISIONCENTRAL DIVISIONWESTERN CONFERENCEB.C. DIVISIONU.S. DIVISIONz-league title; y-conference title;d-division leader; x-clinched playoff berth. Note: Division leaders ranked in top two positions...
HKO-WHL-Stdgs
HKO-WHL-Stdgs--WHLAll Times MountainEASTERN CONFERENCEEAST DIVISIONCENTRAL DIVISIONWESTERN CONFERENCEB.C. DIVISIONU.S. DIVISIONz-league title; y-conference title;d-division leader; x-clinched playoff berth. Note: Division leaders ranked in top two positions...
Investors Look to Probabilities of Interest Rate Hikes, Further Oil Price Slides
Stocks in for volatility ahead of Fed meeting--TORONTO - The coming week will likely be a volatile one on North American markets as traders weigh the timing of interest rate hikes by the U.S. Federal Reserve and the possibility of another big correction...
Jahmal Jones Leads Ryerson to Basketball Bronze in Final Rams Game
Jones leads Ryerson to basketball bronze--TORONTO - Jahmal Jones' final game for the Ryerson Rams was one to remember Sunday.The six-foot guard from Mississauga, Ont., poured in 25 points, including 12 in a dominant final quarter, as the seventh-seeded...
Jennifer Jones Falls 8-6 to Sweden after 9-4 Win over Scotland on Sunday
Jones gains split at world championship--SAPPORO, Japan - Canada's Jennifer Jones was happy to gain a split of her games Sunday at the world women's curling championship.The Olympic champion earned a 9-4 win over Scotland before dropping an 8-6 decision...
Kiesza, Weeknd, Arkells Win Multiple Junos, but Alanis Morissette Steals Show
Kiesza, Weeknd, Arkells win multiple Junos--HAMILTON - At the 2015 Juno Awards, Kiesza skipped into the spotlight, Arkells were hailed as hometown heroes, the Weeknd worked and an 80-year-old Leonard Cohen snagged the biggest Juno of his career -- and...
Kiesza Wins Two Junos, Magic! Takes Breakthrough Group at Non-Televised Gala
Kiesza, Magic! among early Juno winners--HAMILTON - Kiesza's breakthrough year continued its breakneck pace Saturday, as the fleet-footed Calgary singer picked up her first two Juno Awards.The 26-year-old won dance recording of the year for her debut...
Manitoba Chief Faces Call to Quit for Agreeing to Nuclear Waste Storage Study
Chief faces backlash over nuclear waste study--WINNIPEG - There are calls for northern Manitoba's grand chief to step down over an agreement he made for a study on the risks of storing nuclear waste in the Canadian Shield.Swampy Cree Tribal Council head...
Mikael Kingsbury Will Have to Wait until Next Season to Break Mogul Record
Kingsbury will have to wait for record--MEGEVE, France - Canadian Mikael Kingsbury isn't letting his surprise elimination from the men's dual moguls event Sunday tarnish a season that saw him capture a fourth straight crystal globe.Kingsbury, 22, was...
NDP Private Member Bill Seeks to Ban So-Called Conversion Therapy in Ontario
NDP seeks to ban conversion therapy--TORONTO - During her formative years as a transgender woman -- or girl, really -- Erika Muse says she was subjected to conversion therapy, which left her depressed, suicidal and with a mere lingering shred of self-esteem.The...
Of Sandwiches, Phone Calls and Stamps: Senate Bristles under Microscope
Senators bristle at auditor's magnifying glass--OTTAWA - Single phone calls, sandwiches eaten during committee meetings, postage stamps -- the smallest details have come up for review in the auditor general's study of Senate expenses.Senators of all...
OHL Roundup: DiFruscia with Four Points as IceDogs Down Spitfires 8-4
OHL: IceDogs double up Spitfires 8-4--ST. CATHARINES, Ont. - Anthony DiFruscia had a hat trick and added an assist as the Niagara IceDogs doubled up the Windsor Spitfires 8-4 on Sunday afternoon in Ontario Hockey League action.Vince Dunn, Jordan Maletta,...
One Arrest, 94 Tickets during Montreal's Annual Anti-Brutality March
Montreal police brutality: 1 arrest, 94 tickets--MONTREAL - A Montreal march against perceived police brutality ended on Sunday with one arrest and nearly 100 tickets being given out.The march was declared illegal as soon as it began because organizers...
Ontario Junior Hockey League Playoff Glance
Ontario Junior Hockey League Playoff Glance--OJHL PlayoffsAll Times EasternSECOND ROUNDCONFERENCE SEMIFINALS(Best-of-7)SOUTHWEST CONFERENCEGeorgetown (1) vs.Toronto Jr. Canadiens (4)(Toronto Jr. Canadiens lead series 2-0)Sunday's resultToronto Jr. Canadiens...
Ottawa Coach Apologizes after Getting Bounced from CIS Final, Still Wonders Why
Ottawa coach gets bounced from CIS final--TORONTO - James Derouin took one technical for his team. He's still wondering about the other one.Either way the Ottawa Gee-Gees coach missed the painful finale of a 93-46 drubbing at the hands of the Carleton...
Rallies Held across the Country Denounce Conservatives' Anti-Terror Legislation
Thousands across Canada protest C-51--MONTREAL - Thousands of Canadians came together to loudly denounce the Conservative government's proposed anti-terror legislation in rallies held across the country on Saturday.In a park in Montreal's north end,...
Scrubb Brothers Lead Carleton Ravens to 5th Consecutive CIS Basketball Title
Ravens win 5th straight CIS basketball title--TORONTO - During a timeout huddle with four minutes to go in the Carleton Ravens' Canadian university basketball victory Sunday, an animated coach Dave Smart was screaming in the face of his star guard Philip...
Storm Batters Maritimes, Causing Delays, Closures and Dangerous Driving
Dangerous driving, delays in stormy Maritimes--HALIFAX - The last official week of winter started with a bang in the Maritimes, with a storm ripping through all three provinces and paralyzing parts of the region.Roadways closed, many flights were cancelled,...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Mar. 16
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Mar. 16--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Mar. 16 as of 9:29 p.m. ET:x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage.Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times local...
Top Sports Advisory at 6 P.M. Sunday, March 15
Top Sports Advisory at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 15--Here are the top sports stories from The Canadian Press as of 6 p.m. All times are Eastern. Advisories will move at approximately 10 a.m., 4 p.m., and 9 p.m. ET weekdays and at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. ET weekends...
Trail Blazers Beat Raptors 113-97, Hand Toronto Its 10th Loss in 12 Games
Aldridge, Lillard lead Blazers over Raptors 113-97--TORONTO - Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey is a defence-first kind of guy.His team didn't back him up, however, as the Portland Trail Blazers torched the Raptors 113-97 on Sunday before a sellout...
Vancouver Hotel Tenants Demand Change after Violent Week Leaves Two Men Dead
Vancouver hotel tenants outraged after stabbings--VANCOUVER - A violent week at a hotel in Vancouver's troubled Downtown Eastside that culminated in the fatal stabbings of two men is prompting some tenants to call for change.The West Hotel -- a rooming...
Vancouver Transit Vote 'Case Study' in National Transportation Funding Crisis
Vancouver transit vote embodies cities' troubles--VANCOUVER - Ballots for an unprecedented plebiscite begin arriving in mailboxes on Monday asking Vancouver-area residents whether they're willing to foot the bill for a massive public transportation overhaul.The...
Weekend Grouped Soccer Scores
Weekend Grouped Soccer Scores--ENGLANDSaturdayPremier LeagueCrystal Palace 3 Queens Park Rangers 1Arsenal 3 West Ham 0Hull City 0 Leicester City 0Aston Villa 4 Sunderland 0West Brom 1 Stoke 0Burnley 1 Manchester City 0ChampionshipMiddlesbrough 4 Ipswich...
Western Albertans Want Province to Take Aim at Growing Number of Hungry Elk
Western Albertans want hungry elk targeted--EDMONTON - Ranchers and farmers in western Alberta say they are losing money because too many hungry elk are using their fields as a free all-you-can-eat buffet.Growing herds are munching, trampling and pooping...
WHL Roundup: Colby Cave Scores Four Times as Broncos Rout Raiders
WHL: Cave leads Broncos over Raiders--SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. - Colby Cave scored four times and added an assist as the Swift Current Broncos routed the Prince Albert Raiders 7-3 on Saturday night in Western Hockey League action.Jake DeBrusk had a four-point...
Windsor Lancers Down McGill to Capture Fifth Straight CIS Women's Hoops Title
Windsor claims fifth women's hoops crown--QUEBEC CITY, Que. - It's five and counting for the Windsor Lancers women's basketball team.Korissa Williams had 21 points and was named tournament MVP after leading Windsor to a 60-47 victory over the McGill...
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