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Articles from February 26, 2015

2015 Tim Hortons Brier Glance
2015 Tim Hortons Brier Glance--CALGARY - Schedule for the 2015 Tim Hortons Brier, the Canadian men's curling championship, from Feb. 26-March 8 at the Scotiabank Saddledome (all times Eastern):QUALIFYING ROUNDThursday's resultYukon 8 P.E.I. 1 (7 ends)Friday's...
After Trading Clarkson, Maple Leafs Beat Flyers Thanks to Bernier
Maple Leafs trade Clarkson, beat Flyers--TORONTO - In their first game without the traded David Clarkson, the Toronto Maple Leafs got a stellar performance from Jonathan Bernier to beat the Philadelphia Flyers.Bernier stopped 47 of the season-high 49...
Alberta Premier Jim Prentice Says 3 of 4 Government Planes Sold for $6.1M
3 of 4 Alberta government planes sold:Prentice--CALGARY - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says his government has sold three of the four planes that were part of the controversial provincial fleet.The first decision of Prentice's new cabinet was to sell...
Alberta Says Financial Crunch Not Affecting Preparations for Wildfire Season
Alberta wildfire season begins Sunday--EDMONTON - Alberta says its financial crunch is not affecting preparations for the wildfire season, which starts Sunday.Wildfire officer Geoffrey Driscoll said Alberta Environment is positioning the same number...
Another Child from Alberta Family Dies after Being Exposed to Bedbug Insecticide
Another child dies after exposure to insecticide--EDMONTON - Another child has died after being exposed to an insecticide his parents were using to kill bedbugs in their northern Alberta apartment.The two-year-old boy died Thursday while being treated...
Baloney Meter: Has Budget for Parks Canada Gone Up, as Aglukkaq Claims?
Baloney Meter: Did Parks Canada budget go up?--OTTAWA - With park operating seasons curtailed and bands of volunteers clearing trails on their own in the winter, the Conservative government has faced questions about its commitment to the national parks...
Banks Exceed Expectations but They're 'Not out of the Woods' Yet: Analyst
Trouble still ahead for banks: analysts--TORONTO - First-quarter results from the big Canadian banks have exceeded expectations, but analysts caution that tough economic conditions could put pressure on the lenders' bottom lines later this year."I don't...
Blue Jays Questions Grow as Michael Saunders Injures Knee in Freak Accident
Saunders injured knee in freak accident--DUNEDIN, Fla. - A Blue Jays roster already dotted with question-marks became a little more uncertain Thursday.News that Canadian Michael Saunders had suffered a knee injury in a freak sprinkler head accident added...
Body Recovered near Natuashish in Labrador Is Missing Teen: Innu Chief
Human remains confirmed as missing boy: chief--NATUASHISH, N.L. - A body recovered on sea ice along Labrador's remote northern coast is that of James Poker, a teenaged boy reported missing 10 days ago, an Innu leader confirmed Thursday.Family members...
Bruce Greenwood Juggling Big and Small Films on Both Sides of the Border
Bruce Greenwood juggling big and small films--TORONTO - In a rare moment of relaxation, prolific Canadian actor Bruce Greenwood gushes about a simple pleasure he's rarely afforded -- lounging on the couch."I get zero down time," Greenwood says in a recent...
Canada's Rathan-Mayes Riding High after Magical Shooting Performance for FSU
Game to remember for Canada's Rathan-Mayes--Canada's Xavier Rathan-Mayes had never been in a shooting zone quite like it.Every time the Florida State guard touched the ball late in Wednesday night's game against Miami, he felt his shot would be going...
Canadian Oscar Winner Chris Williams on Chatting Up Travolta, the Rock Backstage
Canadian Oscar winner Chris Williams on his big win--TORONTO - Canadian director Chris Williams is just getting his voice back.Several days after winning an Oscar for the animated film "Big Hero 6," his hoarseness has waned and he's finally able to talk...
Canadiens Set to Be Buyers, Maple Leafs Big Sellers at NHL Trade Deadline
Habs buyers, Leafs sellers at trade deadline--Canada's seven NHL teams have seven very different perspectives and goals to accomplish before Monday's NHL trade deadline. Here's a look at where they stand as the clock ticks down to 3 p.m. on March 2.MONTREAL...
Canam Sees Less Competition in Canada amid Lower Loonie, Slowdown in the Oilpatch
Canam Q4 profits surge on record sales--MONTREAL - Structural steel fabricator Canam Group is facing less competition from foreign firms in Canada as the lower loonie, decreased energy activity and the U.S. economic recovery prompts American rivals to...
Carabins Stun UBC in Quarter-Finals of CIS Women's Volleyball Championship
Carabins stun UBC in CIS women's volleyball--TORONTO - The Montreal Carabins opened the 2015 Canadian Interuniversity Sport women's volleyball championship with a 3-0 upset of the UBC Thunderbirds in Thursday's quarter-final action.Set scores were 25-22,...
Case Postponed for Montreal Man RCMP Says It Fears Will Commit Terrorism Offence
Montreal peace bond case postponed--MONTREAL - The case of a Montreal man who the RCMP says it fears will commit a terrorism offence has been postponed until next month.Merouane Ghalmi, an amateur kick boxer, was dressed casually and sported a short...
Cell Text May Have Saved Others in Manitoba House Fire That Killed Four Boys
Grandma says boys who died in fire were 'special'--KANE, Man. - Beverley Eberhardt would often babysit her eight grandchildren and have them over for sleepovers, and now half of them are gone.Four boys were killed early Wednesday when their home in southern...
Champions at the Brier List
Past champions at The Brier curling tournament--CALGARY - Brier champions since the inception of the Canadian men's curling championship in 1927 (skip in parentheses):Tim Hortons Brier2014 _ Alberta (Kevin Koe)2013 _ Northern Ontario (Brad Jacobs)2012...
Citizenship Oath to Queen Stays Law of Land; Supreme Court Won't Hear Challenge
Citizenship oath to Queen remains law of land--Would-be Canadians will have to keep taking an oath to the Queen after the Supreme Court of Canada on Thursday refused to hear a challenge to the citizenship requirement.The decision by the top court leaves...
Climate Scientist Says Rational Threat Assessment Needed for Nuclear Power
Get off oil and reassess nuclear: Hansen--OTTAWA - Celebrated American climatologist James Hansen says governments around the world are not taking action that befits what he calls the current global emergency.Hansen told a nuclear industry conference...
CP Exclusive: Wynne Says Some Sex Education Protesters Motivated by Homophobia
Wynne says some sex-ed protesters homophobic--TORONTO - Premier Kathleen Wynne says she has no doubt homophobia motivated some of the hundreds of people who protested Ontario's new sex education curriculum this week.Wynne, who is gay, says she looked...
Dean of Diplomats Sees a Historic 'Cool' in Canada-U.S. Relations
Dean of diplomats sees historic Canada-US cool--WASHINGTON - The elder statesman among all former Canadian ambassadors to the United States says he's never seen the relationship between the two governments quite this cool.When it comes to Canada-U.S....
Earnings News Leaves TSX with Modest Gain, Energy Stocks Drag amid Tumbling Oil
TSX advances on strong earnings reports--TORONTO - The Toronto stock market closed with a minor gain Thursday as the market found lift from a run of positive earnings news from the big banks and the retail sector.The S&P/TSX composite index rose...
Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. Thursday, Feb. 26
Entertainment News Advisory--Thursday, Feb. 26, 20155 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 est Thursday 26 February 2015.City of Toronto: Saturday, sunny. Low -16....
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 est Thursday 26 February 2015.City of Toronto: Saturday, sunny. High -6....
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 26 February 2015.City of Regina: Saturday, sunny....
Family Opposes Outings from Psychiatric Hospital for B.C. Man Who Killed 3 Kids
Slain children's family opposes outings for father--COQUITLAM, B.C. - A panel considering whether a father who murdered his three children should be granted outings from a psychiatric hospital has heard the B.C. man wants to take a rehabilitation course...
Father of Man in Rehtaeh Parsons Case Questioned in Wikipedia Probe: Warrant
Warrant outlines Rehtaeh Parsons probe--HALIFAX - Military police questioned the father of a young man convicted in the Rehtaeh Parsons case about whether he used a military computer to make changes to websites discussing her death, says a search warrant.The...
Financial News Company Bloomberg Plans to Launch Canadian Business TV Channel
Bloomberg plans leap into Canadian TV--TORONTO - Financial news and data company Bloomberg LP is getting into Canadian television with a new 24-hour channel aimed at the business community.Bloomberg TV Canada, set to launch in the middle of this year,...
Five Stories in the News Today, Feb. 26
Five stories in the news today, Feb. 26--Five stories in the news today, Feb. 26, from The Canadian Press:REVIEW INTO REHTAEH PARSONS CASE RESUMESA review of how police and Nova Scotia's Public Prosecution Service initially handled the Rehtaeh Parsons...
Five Things to Know about the 2015 Canadian Men's Curling Championship
Five things about the 2015 Tim Hortons Brier--CALGARY - Five things to know about the 2015 Tim Hortons Brier in Calgary:1. Brier's Battle of AlbertaTuesday evening's draw features the Brier's Battle of Alberta, but Calgarians John Morris and Kevin Koe...
Flyers Goaltender Rob Zepp Followed Tim Thomas's European Path to NHL
Flyers' Zepp followed Thomas's path to NHL--TORONTO - When goaltender Rob Zepp went to Europe to try to reinvigorate his career that sputtered in the minors, someone gave him an article about Tim Thomas, who took that path to great success."I kept it...
Ford Adding 400 Jobs at Oakville, Ont., Plant to Produce New Edge Crossover SUV
Ford adding 400 jobs to build Edge SUV--OAKVILLE, Ont. - Ford Motor Co. announced the addition of 400 new jobs to its assembly plant in Oakville, Ont., Thursday as it officially launched production of the new Edge crossover SUV -- a vehicle which will...
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 nst Thursday 26 February 2015.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 est Thursday 26 February 2015.City of Toronto: Today, mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. High -10. Tonight, mainly cloudy. Clearing...
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 Thursday 26 February 2015.City of Toronto: Today, mainly sunny. Wind becoming west 20 km-h in the afternoon. High -11. UV index 3 or moderate....
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 26 February 2015.City of Regina: Today, sunny. Wind light. High -17. Wind chill minus 31. Tonight, clear. Wind light....
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 26 February 2015.City of Regina: Today, mainly sunny. Wind light. High -15. Wind chill minus 39 in the morning and minus...
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 Thursday 26 February 2015.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 ast Thursday 26 February 2015.Halifax Metro and Halifax County West, Halifax County - east of Porters Lake, Hants County, Colchester...
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 Thursday 26 February 2015.City of Calgary: Today, a mix of sun and cloud. Wind southeast 20 km-h. High...
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 pst Thursday 26 February 2015.North Okanagan...
Formal Caution to Dr. Bernstein over Weight-Loss Advertising Stands
Caution to Dr. Bernstein over ads stands--TORONTO - A key player in the country's weight-loss industry deserves a formal caution for violating advertising rules, a professional appeal board in Ontario has ruled.In a decision released Thursday, the Health...
'Get Me out of Here,' Aboriginal Girl Begged Her Parents before Stopping Chemo
Aboriginal girl's parents explain daughter's death--HAMILTON - Chemotherapy took such a horrific toll on Makayla Sault's weak body that she begged her parents to take her out of treatment and try instead traditional medicine, the mother of the 11-year-old...
Government on Hot Seat about Dying Alberta Man Denied CPP Disability Benefits
Tories on hot seat over dying Alberta man--OTTAWA - The head of the federal government's backlogged social security tribunal has reached out to a terminally ill Alberta man who was denied Canada Pension Plan disability benefits to assure him that his...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 1 P.M. ET Thursday, Feb. 26
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory--Thursday, Feb. 26, 20151 p.m.HEALTH-LIFESTYLES-TRAVEL NEWS ADVISORYHere are the Health-Lifestyles-Travel stories from The Canadian Press as of 1 p.m. ET. Entries are subject to change as news develops. Questions can go...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 5 P.M. ET Thursday, Feb. 26
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory--Thursday, Feb. 26, 20155 p.m.HEALTH-LIFESTYLES-TRAVEL NEWS ADVISORYHere are the Health-Lifestyles-Travel stories from The Canadian Press as of 5 p.m. ET. Entries are subject to change as news develops. Questions can go...
Heartbroken Woman Planning Sister's Memorial Killed While Standing on Street
Young Coquitlam, B.C., sisters die days apart--COQUITLAM, B.C. - After 20-year-old Keziah Johnston died suddenly in early February, her devastated sister Shiloh wrote an email to their mother."You never know when your time's going to come. You have to...
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-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 three...
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 three...
Hubert Buydens to Captain Canada 'A' at Pacific Rugby Challenge in Fiji
Buydens to lead Canada 'A' rugby in Fiji--Prop Hubert Buydens will captain Canada 'A' at the Pacific Rugby Challenge in Fiji next month as coach Kieran Crowley's team continues its buildup for the Rugby World Cup.The Canadians, a largely domestic squad...
Interview: Beau Willimon on 'House of Cards' Zeroing in on U.S.-Russia Tension
New 'House of Cards' covers U.S.-Russia conflict--TORONTO - For season 3 of "House of Cards," expect the dastardly and newly empowered Frank Underwood to square off against his coldest and most formidable foe yet: Russia.The geopolitical plotline involving...
In Wireless Era, CRTC Sets Stage for Humble Coin-Operated Phone's Orderly End
CRTC wants orderly end for payphones--OTTAWA - A hard-wired, coin-operated outdoor telephone might seem archaic in a world of smartphones, text messaging and Skype, but Canada's telecom regulator says payphones still fill a need.That's why the Canadian...
'I Want to Kill': B.C. Terror Suspect Appears Eager as Canada Day Nears
B.C. terror suspect eager ahead of Canada Day: trial--VANCOUVER - A British Columbia man accused of plotting to bomb the provincial legislature on Canada Day appeared eager to carry out the attack in the days leading up to the holiday, telling an undercover...
Lawyers Square off over Terror Case Evidence as Peshdary Awaits Bail Hearing
Lawyers square off over terror case--OTTAWA - Lawyers on opposing sides of a high-profile terrorism case are sparring over the disclosure of evidence.Crown prosecutor Rod Sonley told an Ontario court Thursday it will take "many, many months" to release...
Levant Crowdfunding Campaign Raises Thousands for Latest Media Venture
Levant crowdfunding latest media venture--OTTAWA - Former Sun TV personality Ezra Levant is taking to crowdfunding to help back his new media venture -- The Rebel.According to the outspoken host's website, he has already raised roughly $100,000 for new...
Lindros Says Charitable Reputation Is Reason for Lawsuit against Stewart
Lindros says charities at heart of lawsuit--TORONTO - Retired NHL forward Eric Lindros says he filed a defamation lawsuit against former referee Paul Stewart and the media organization that published an article Stewart wrote because he feared the claims...
Loblaw Eyes Some Target Locations as It More Than Doubles Q4 Profit to $247M
Loblaw is looking at some Target locations--Loblaw Companies Ltd. (TSX:L) is considering taking over some of the Target locations in Canada soon to be vacated by the U.S. retailer, but says the number will not be "significant or material" to its overall...
Loonie Lower after 2 Days of Gains as Crude Oil Tumbles Almost $3
Loonie lower amid tumbling oil prices--TORONTO - The Canadian dollar closed sharply lower Thursday following two days of strong advances as oil prices tumbled almost US$3 a barrel to the lowest level in a month.The loonie declined 0.67 of a U.S. cent...
Maple Leaf Posts Loss, Doubles Dividend and Says It Expects Business to Recover
Maple Leaf Foods doubles dividend, posts loss--MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Maple Leaf Foods Inc. (TSX:MFI) doubled its quarterly dividend Thursday as the company said it expects its business to recover in 2015 following a year of changes that ended with a loss...
Maple Leafs Trade David Clarkson to Columbus for Winger Nathan Horton
Maple Leafs trade forward David Clarkson--TORONTO - By trading David Clarkson to the Columbus Blue Jackets, the Toronto Maple Leafs got out from under the weight of their worst contract as they embark on a rebuilding project.The Leafs sent Clarkson and...
More Than a Thrift Shop: Advisers Suggest Second-Hand Shopping with a Plan
Financial advisers encourage second-hand sales--TORONTO - Since Wendy Stewart started buying used goods online nearly a decade ago, she's become quite the second-hand maven.Including her wardrobe of vintage clothing and shoes, a used smartphone, and...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (15,241.16, up 12.59 points):Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up one cent, or 0.38...
New Canadian Jail Looks at Ways of Keeping out Drug Drones Flying Overhead
Battle with drug drones in sights of new jail--HALIFAX - One of Canada's newest jails is researching the use of detectors to prevent the invasion of drug-bearing drones that have plagued some North American prisons.Tim Carroll, superintendent of the...
New Shomi Series 'Mozart in the Jungle' like 'Girls' Meets 'Smash'
'Mozart in the Jungle' like 'Girls' meets 'Smash'--NEW YORK, N.Y. - Jason Schwartzman had one thought after reading a review of the book "Mozart in the Jungle: Sex, Drugs and Classical Music:" "If I was going to watch a TV show, this is what I would...
New Smarties Box Encourages Consumers to Count Calories, Save Red Ones for Later
New Smarties box encourages consumers to count calories--TORONTO - The famous Smarties jingle used to ask chocolate lovers if they ate the red ones last.Now, Nestle Canada is asking consumers to consider eating fewer of the candy-coated chocolate treats...
No Defence Witnesses or Evidence Being Called in Via Terror Plot Trial
No defence called in Via terror trial--TORONTO - Two men accused of plotting to derail a passenger train travelling between Canada and the U.S. chose not to call any evidence or witnesses in their defence at their trial, clearing the way for the case...
OHL Roundup: McDavid with Six-Point Night as Otters Double Up Storm
OHL Roundup: McDavid, Otters down Storm--ERIE, Pa. - Connor McDavid scored four goals and added two assists-- extending his point streak to 22 games-- while Dylan Strome tacked on four assists as the Erie Otters doubled up the visiting Guelph Storm 8-4...
OHL Roundup: Milano with Four Points as Whalers Hand Sting Fifth Straight Loss
OHL Roundup: Whalers beat Sting 6-3--PLYMOUTH, Mich. - Sonny Milano scored twice and set up two more as the Plymouth Whalers doubled up the visiting Sarnia Sting 6-3 on Thursday in Ontario Hockey League action.Victor Crus Rydberg had a goal and an assist...
Ontario Liberals Mock Tory Who Says He Doesn't Believe in Evolution
Liberals use magazine to mock Tory MPP--TORONTO - Ontario's Liberals brought "The War on Science" to the legislature Thursday, using the National Geographic cover story to mock a Progressive Conservative who doesn't believe in evolution -- landing them...
Ottawa Ignoring Ways to Reduce Number of Missing, Murdered Native Women: Study
Ottawa ignoring missing, murdered women: study--A new study says the federal government is ignoring dozens of recommendations on how to reduce the number of missing and murdered aboriginal women.The study, which analyzed 58 others on violence against...
Pembina Enjoys 'Most Successful Year' Ever despite Lower Q4 Revenue, Earnings
Pembina Q4 profit down on falling revenue--CALGARY - Pembina Pipeline Corp. (TSX:PPL) has reported lower earnings and revenue in the fourth quarter in what was otherwise the company's "most successful year" ever.The Calgary-based concern says net income...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press picture advisory addition for Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photographers.REMOVES:TORONTO--Visitation for Elijah...
Plunging Gas Prices Slow January Inflation to 1.0%: Statistics Canada
Inflation slows to 1.0% in January: Statcan--OTTAWA - Rate cut? What rate cut?Thursday's sluggish January inflation reading from Statistics Canada is the latest signal to many economists that another interest rate cut is not likely to be in the cards...
Quebec Education Minister Bolduc Quits Politics in Wake of Strip-Search Comments
Quebec minister quits after strip-search comments--QUEBEC CITY, Que. - Embattled Quebec Education Minister Yves Bolduc quit politics on Thursday and will return to practising medicine.Bolduc told reporters he has also resigned his Quebec City-area seat...
Review into Police and Crown Handling of Rehtaeh Parsons Case Expected in Fall
Rehtaeh Parsons review should be done by fall--HALIFAX - A former Ontario chief prosecutor says Nova Scotia police and prosecutors have been forthcoming in his review of their handling of the Rehtaeh Parsons case.In an update on his review, Murray Segal...
Second World War Veteran, Home Invasion Victim Ernest Cote Dead at 101
D-Day veteran Ernest Cote dies at 101--OTTAWA - Ernest Cote, a celebrated Canadian veteran of D-Day who lived a storied life both on and off the battlefield, has died at the age of 101.Cote was remembered fondly Thursday by Prime Minister Stephen Harper...
Sentencing Hearing for Calgary Man Guilty of Animal Abuse Delayed Another Month
Psychiatric review for animal abuser not done--CALGARY - A sentencing hearing for a man who used Kijiji to find pets he methodically abused, starved and killed has been delayed because more time is needed for his psychiatric assessment. Nicolino Camardi,...
Six Quebecers Left Country in January and May Have Joined Jihad Groups: Report
Six Quebecers may have joined jihadist groups: report--MONTREAL - Reports claiming six young Quebecers left the country in mid-January and may have joined jihadist groups in the Middle East prompted a call from public safety officials urging families...
Slain B.C. Woman's Family Fights for Custody of Her Three Children
Slain B.C. woman's family fights for child custody--HOPE, B.C. - The family of a B.C. mother killed last year says her children have been let down by a broken system as they remain in foster care 10 months after her death.Angila Wilson was found dead...
Taste Canada Offers First Award Celebrating Outstanding Writing for a Food Blog
Taste Canada, Food Bloggers launch new award--TORONTO - The work of bloggers is going to be honoured for the first time at the annual Taste Canada Food Writing Awards.The new award category will honour the best independent food-related blog post written...
TD Bank to Reorganize Management Structure amid Tough Economic Environment
TD Bank planning to trim costs--TORONTO - Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSX:TD) is taking a number of cost-cutting measures -- including reorganizing its management structure -- in light of economic challenges that threaten to hamper the bank's growth."This...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Feb. 27
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Feb. 27--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Feb. 27 as of 8:37 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...
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from March 8-14
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from March 8-14--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Sunday, March 8 to Saturday, March 14; x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and...
Through the 2014 Tournament
Brier titles won by province--CALGARY - BRIER TITLES BY PROVINCETitles won by province since the inception of the Canadian men's curling championship in 1927:MANITOBA (27)2011, Jeff Stoughton; 1999, Jeff Stoughton; 1996, Jeff Stoughton; 1995, Kerry Burtnyk;...
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 News Advisory for Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
Top News Advisory--Thursday, Feb. 266:35 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 Trio BadBadNotGood Wows Wu-Tang's Ghostface Killah on Collaboration
Toronto trio BadBadNotGood wows Wu member--TORONTO - The first time Ghostface Killah heard BadBadNotGood's beats, he figured they were ancient soul samples likely performed by now-dusty musicians -- audio relics of some recently bygone era.He certainly...
TSX Listed Corporate Dividends and Distributions Declared Feb. 26
TSX listed corporate dividends, distributions--Dividends or distributions were declared or updated on the following listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Feb. 26, 2015.<Toronto-dominion Bank (the) Cl 'a' 1st Pr (TSX:TD.PR.R): $0.35. Payable...
Unions to Hold Less Sway in Manitoba NDP Leadership Race: Sources
Unions fall short in Manitoba NDP race--WINNIPEG, Canado - Manitoba unions will hold a lot less sway than expected over Premier Greg Selinger's future, after being unable to fill hundreds of delegate slots for the governing NDP's leadership vote next...
Veteran Welterweight Josh Koscheck Returns for His 24th UFC Fight
Koscheck back for his 24th UFC fight--Veteran welterweight Josh Koscheck returns to action Saturday after a 15-month layoff, taking on Jake Ellenberger at UFC 184 in Los Angeles.A first-round knockout at the hands of Tyron (The Chosen One) Woodley at...
Visitation Today for Toronto Boy, 3, Who Froze to Death after Wandering Outside
Visitation for Toronto boy who froze to death--TORONTO - The godmother of a Toronto toddler whose death last week prompted a national outpouring of grief said the boy captured people's hearts from the moment he was born.Three-year-old Elijah Marsh died...
Volatility of Global Patterns of Novel Flu Viruses a Source of Concern: WHO
WHO warns of global flu pattern volatility--TORONTO - A recent surge in human infections caused by bird flu viruses and a proliferation of the types of animal flu viruses sparking infections in people are events that need to be watched, the World Health...
Weather or Not: Canadian Tire CEO Doesn't Want to Rely on the Seasons
Canadian Tire improves in Q4 as tires sell--TORONTO - Although winter tires and Christmas decorations were some of Canadian Tire Corp.'s bestsellers in the fourth quarter, the retailer's president and CEO says the company doesn't need to rely on seasonal...
WHL Roundup: Hitmen Beat Winterhawks in OT for Sixth Straight Win
WHL Roundup: Hitmen edge Winterhawks in OT--PORTLAND, Ore. - Jake Bean scored 1:36 into overtime as the Calgary Hitmen extended their win streak to six games with a 5-4 victory over the Portland Winterhawks on Wednesday in Western Hockey League action.Ben...
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