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Articles from March 5, 2015

'19-2' Star Jared Keeso to Helm Original Scripted Comedy for CraveTV
CraveTV orders first scripted comedy--TORONTO - The crass musings of a country boy named Wayne are leaping from YouTube to CraveTV.Bell Media says its on-demand streaming service has commissioned its first original Canadian series -- a six-part, half-hour...
After 34 Years in the Manitoba Legislature, Steve Ashton Hopes to Become Premier
Steve Ashton: The outsider aims to be unifier--WINNIPEG - Steve Ashton has been a member of the Manitoba legislature since 1981 -- the year MTV took to the air and "Raiders of the Lost Ark" hit the big screen.He's known as friendly and chatty, but he...
Alberta Plans Huge Energy Lease Sale on Range Used by Caribou
Alberta plans huge lease sale on caribou range--EDMONTON - The Alberta government is holding a huge new sale of energy leases more than 10 times the size of previous offerings on endangered caribou habitat.Bidding is to close next Wednesday on 21,000...
A Look at Candidates Hoping to Become Manitoba NDP Leader, Premier
A look at the candidates for Manitoba premier--WINNIPEG - Steve Ashton:Born: February 29, 1956, in Surrey, England.Education: Bachelor of arts in political science. Master's degree in economics.Political experience: First elected to the legislature in...
A Look at How Manitoba NDP Premier Greg Selinger Ended Up in Fight for His Job
A look at how Selinger got to this point--WINNIPEG - A timeline in the leadership crisis facing Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger:Sept. 23, 2011 -- In a televised debate during the provincial election campaign, Progressive Conservative Leader Hugh McFadyen...
As Government Considers Extension, Nicholson Says Canada in Iraq for Long Term
Canada in Iraq for long term, says Nicholson--OTTAWA - The Harper government is laying the groundwork for what has all the appearances of an extension of Canada's combat mission against the militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.At the...
B.C. Court Hears Speedboat Did Doughnuts on Lake before Fatal Crash
Boat did doughnuts before fatal crash: trial--KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A speedboat was doing doughnuts on a lake in British Columbia's Interior in "pitch-black" conditions and on a moonless, overcast night minutes before a fatal collision in 2010, B.C. Supreme...
B.C. to Ban E-Cigarette Sales to Youth, Restrict Indoor Use
B.C. to ban e-cigarette sales to youth--VICTORIA - British Columbia is becoming the latest province to regulate electronic cigarettes, with legislation designed to prevent young people from using the devices or being exposed to their vapour.Health Minister...
Beware of the Tax Man When Running Crowdfunding Projects, Says Expert
Crowdfunding can carry taxing issues--TORONTO - Crowdfunding campaigns have been used to raise money for everything from a potato-salad making project to funeral costs.But as more Canadians dig into their wallets for these online projects, experts advise...
Blondin Looking to Build on Successful Season at World Allround Championships
Blondin looking to build on successful season--CALGARY - Ivanie Blondin has had a breakthrough season so far on the international speed skating scene.The 24-year-old from Ottawa is now looking forward to having a strong showing at the ISU world allround...
Blue Jays Prospects Head Down under to Hone Their Skills in Winter Ball
Jays used baseball Down Under to hone skills--DUNEDIN, Fla. - A former collegiate football player, Anthony Alford is new to pro baseball. But the Blue Jays prospect has already taken his bat and glove Down Under.Toronto minor leaguer Jack Murphy, meanwhile,...
Brier's Storied Purple Heart Gets a Silver Edition for Defending Champions
Brier's Purple Heart gets a silver edition--CALGARY - The Brier's storied purple heart -- with its origins in something people once smoked -- has a new look at this year's Canadian men's curling championship in Calgary.A purple, heart-shaped crest has...
British Columbia Hockey League Playoff Glance
British Columbia Hockey League Playoff Glance--BCHL PlayoffsAll Times PacificFIRST ROUNDDIVISION SEMIFINALS(Best-of-7)Interior DivisionPenticton (1) vs. West Kelowna (4)(Series tied 1-1)Wednesday's resultPenticton 3 West Kelowna 2 (OT)Tuesday's resultWest...
Business News as of 5 P.M. ET
Business News as of 5 p.m. ET--THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2015, 5 p.m. ETBUSINESS NEWS ADVISORYHere are the top Business News stories from The Canadian Press as of 5 p.m. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available....
Canada's Pairs Team of Seguin and Bilodeau Earn Silver at World Juniors
Seguin, Bilodeau 2nd at junior worlds--TALLIN, Estonia - Canada's Julianne Seguin and Charlie Bilodeau won silver in pairs at the world junior figure skating championships on Thursday to cap a stellar junior season.Seguin, from Longueuil, Que., and Bilodeau,...
Canadian Job Quality Hits 25-Year Low Due to Structural Decline: CIBC
Job quality in Canada hits 25-year low: CIBC--OTTAWA - Job quality in Canada has dipped to its lowest level in a quarter century, the result of structural problems in the labour market that could prove difficult to reverse, says a new study by CIBC.The...
Canadian Natural Resources Says All Options Open for Alberta Royalty Lands
CNRL: All options open for royalty lands--CALGARY - The president of Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (TSX:CNQ) says all options are on the table when it comes to squeezing more value out of its Alberta royalty acreage, but keeping the status quo is not...
Canadian Pastor Detained, Charged in North Korea, Ottawa Tells His Family
Canadian pastor detained in North Korea--MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - A Toronto pastor who lost contact with his family over a month ago while on a humanitarian mission in North Korea has been detained in that country, a spokeswoman for the man's family said...
Canadian Writer Teams Up with Star Will Forte for New Comedy 'Last Man on Earth'
Canadian writer helping pen 'Last Man on Earth'--Tim McAuliffe remembers the very day he began working on "The Last Man on Earth" (Sundays at 9:30 p.m. ET on Fox).It was last St. Patrick's Day, March 17."There was a small earthquake that morning," the...
CBC Says Review into Amanda Lang's Work Concludes She Met Journalistic Standards
CBC reveals review into Amanda Lang's work--TORONTO - The CBC says business reporter Amanda Lang abided by journalistic standards during her involvement in a 2013 story concerning the Royal Bank of Canada.CBC News Editor-in-Chief Jennifer McGuire sent...
Celebrated Jays Prospect Daniel Norris Shows Lively Arm in Spring Outing
Norris shows lively arm in spring outing--SARASOTA, Fla. - Jays left-hander Daniel Norris showed off a lively arm and the ability to adjust on the go in his first start of the spring Thursday night against a well-stocked Baltimore Orioles lineup.Norris,...
Chemical Fire at Vancouver Port Fire out as Investigation Begins
Vancouver port fire out; investigation begins--VANCOUVER - A chemical fire at Vancouver's port was declared fully extinguished Thursday night after burning for more than 24 hours, allowing investigators to start their work to determine what ignited it.The...
Chief Investigator Feared Operational Woes over Move from Elections Canada
Operational woes feared over elections split--OTTAWA - Canada's chief elections investigator pushed hard against moving his operations out of the same building as Elections Canada, fearing it would interfere with his ability to investigate electoral...
Conservative Party Helped Piece Together Duffy Activities for RCMP
Conservatives helped RCMP with Duffy docs--OTTAWA - The Conservative party helped the RCMP piece together Sen. Mike Duffy's whereabouts when he attended events with Tory MPs and candidates across Canada, details that could form part of the Crown's case...
CRTC Issuing First Fine under Anti-Spam Law, $1.1M Penalty for Compu-Finder
CRTC issuing first fine under anti-spam law--OTTAWA - The CRTC is preparing to mete out a $1.1 million fine against a company it accuses of "flagrantly" flouting Canada's anti-spam legislation.Quebec-based corporate training company Compu-Finder has...
Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. Thursday, March 5
Entertainment News Advisory--Thursday, March 5, 20155 p.m.ENTERTAINMENT NEWS ADVISORYHere are the top Entertainment stories from The Canadian Press as of 5 p.m. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries...
Envelopes with White Powder Found at Offices of Federal Ministers in Quebec
Envelopes with powder found at ministers' offices--MONTREAL - Envelopes containing white powder were found in the riding offices of the four federal cabinet ministers from Quebec on Thursday.Analysis of the substance sent to Infrastructure Minister Denis...
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 pst Thursday 5 March 2015.Metro Vancouver: Saturday,...
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 5 March 2015.City of Toronto: Saturday, cloudy with 70 percent...
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 5 March 2015.City of Toronto: Saturday, cloudy with 70 percent...
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 5 March 2015.City of Regina: Saturday, a mix of...
Five Stories in the News Today, March 5
Five stories in the news today, March 5--Five stories in the news today, March 5, from The Canadian Press:SCOC TO ISSUE RULING IN CANDACE DERKSEN CASEThe Supreme Court of Canada will issue a ruling today on whether to reinstate the murder conviction...
Focus on Technique over Big Hits Has WHL Penalty Minutes at an All-Time Low
Penalty minutes in WHL set to hit new low--Referees in the traditionally rough-and-tumble Western Hockey League have been sending offenders to the penalty box at a record low rate this season.As the 2014-15 campaign draws to a close, multiple teams could...
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 5 March 2015.City of Toronto: Today, mainly sunny. Wind northwest 20 km-h becoming light near noon. High -8. UV index 4 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 est Thursday 5 March 2015.City of Toronto: Today, mainly sunny. Wind becoming southwest 20 km-h gusting to 40 in the morning. High -5. UV index...
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 5 March 2015.City of Regina: Today, sunny. Wind west 30 km-h. High -5. Tonight, clear. Increasing cloudiness overnight....
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 5 March 2015.City of Regina: Today, cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries late in the morning and in the afternoon....
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 5 March 2015.Halifax Metro and Halifax County West, Halifax County - east of Porters Lake, Lunenburg County, Queens...
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 5 March 2015.Halifax Metro and Halifax County West, Halifax County - east of Porters Lake: Today, mainly sunny. Wind...
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 mst Thursday...
Former Watchdog Chair Chuck Strahl Says Existing Security Oversight Is Enough
Existing security oversight is enough: Strahl--OTTAWA - Even as the federal government moves to broaden the mandate of the country's spy agency, there's no need for greater oversight, says the ex-head of the committee that watches over the Canadian Security...
Full-Strength Canada Ready to Meet Japan in Davis Cup Tennis on Home Soil
Canada ready to take on Japan in Davis Cup--VANCOUVER - Martin Laurendeau's men were at a significant disadvantage the last time Canada met Japan in Davis Cup tennis.With both Milos Raonic and Vasek Pospisil out injured, the overmatched Canadians fell...
George Weston Reports Lower Q4 Profit of $161M; Sales Revenue Up 48 per Cent
George Weston reports lower Q4 profit--TORONTO - George Weston Ltd. (TSX:WN) saw net profits decline in the fourth quarter as the maker of bakery products and parent company of Loblaw (TSX:L) took a number of sizable charges against earnings.Sales in...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 5 P.M. ET Thursday, March 5
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory--Thursday, March 5, 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...
High-End Home Sales Expected to Slip in Calgary This Spring: Realtor
High-end home sales slip in Calgary: realtor--TORONTO - Sotheby's International Realty Canada says a contraction in Alberta's economy will cause sales of high-end homes in Calgary to slip this spring, creating opportunities for deal-hungry buyers.Meanwhile,...
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 two positions...
Impact Set Sights on MLS Playoffs after Major Off-Season Changes
Impact optimistic after off-season changes--MONTREAL - There is a new look and a new-found enthusiasm on the Montreal Impact.After finishing last in Major League Soccer at 6-18-10 in 2014, the Impact made wholesale changes in the off-season that they...
Impact to Open CONCACAF Champions League Semifinal March 18
Impact to host CONCACAF semifinal March 18--MONTREAL - The Montreal Impact will play host to Alajuelense in CONCACAF Champions League semifinals.The first leg of the two games, aggregate goals series is set for March 18 at Olympic Stadium with the second...
Leamington, Ont., Moms Sound Alarm over Potential Birthing Centre Closure
Ontario urged to prevent obstetrics closure--TORONTO - Ontario's health minister says he is confident that even if an obstetrics unit in the Leamington hospital closes, women and babies in the area will receive high-quality care.Eric Hoskins says a decision...
Lone Survivor of B.C. Triple Shooting Recalls Bullet Ripping through His Chest
B.C. survivor of triple shooting recalls gunfire--PENTICTON, B.C. - The lone survivor of a triple shooting near Princeton, B.C., heard a loud bang and lost feeling in his body before he realized a bullet had torn through his chest, court has heard.Bradley...
Longtime Vancouver Radio Host Fred Latremouille Dies at Age 69 in Arizona
Longtime radio host Fred Latremouille dies--VANCOUVER - Vancouver broadcaster Fred Latremouille, whose affable voice was once the first thing thousands of people woke up to every morning, has died. He was 69.Latremouille was a fixture on the city's radio...
Loonie Lower, Greenback Rises as European Central Bank Lays out Stimulus Plans
Canadian dollar lower after 1/2 cent gain--TORONTO - The Canadian dollar closed lower Thursday, giving back all of the strong gains of the previous session on indications that the Bank of Canada won't be cutting rates again any time soon.The loonie was...
Made-in-Canada Ebola Vaccine Being Put to the Test in 3 West African Studies
Canadian Ebola vaccine being put to the test--TORONTO - For years scientists at Canada's National Microbiology Laboratory struggled to figure out how to test whether a vaccine developed at the Winnipeg lab would prevent people from contracting Ebola.Now,...
Mail Carriers on Edge in Montreal after a Dozen Attacks since January
Montreal mail carriers under attack since January--MONTREAL - Some Montreal letter carriers are on edge after several armed attacks involving two men who use knives and scissors to steal keys to mail boxes.Union spokesman Alain Duguay said there have...
Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger Faces Challengers in NDP Leadership Vote
Manitoba could have a new premier Sunday, or not--WINNIPEG - Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger faces the possibility of being ousted from office this weekend following an open caucus revolt that has left the governing NDP divided.Delegates to the party's...
Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger Took Political Dynasty to Bottom of the Polls
A smooth ride got bumpy fast for Greg Selinger--WINNIPEG - Things were not supposed to be this hard for Greg Selinger.After taking over Manitoba's governing New Democrats from his popular predecessor Gary Doer, Selinger led the NDP to a record 37 of...
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Albertans Not Willing to Take Blame for Fiscal Fall
Angry blasts at Prentice for blaming Albertans--EDMONTON - Premier Jim Prentice has stirred up a whirlwind of anger by saying Albertans need to "look in the mirror" if they want to know who is responsible for the province's fiscal mess.The Twitter hashtag...
Mother of Slain Winnipeg Girl 'Terribly Surprised' Top Court Orders New Trial
Family of slain teen 'flummoxed' by top court ruling--WINNIPEG - The mother of a Manitoba girl killed 30 years ago expressed surprise Thursday following a Supreme Court decision that ordered a new trial for the man she firmly believes killed her daughter."We...
NDP Asks Federal Info Watchdog to Probe Email Deletion by Former Kenney Aide
NDP wants probe of Kenney aide's email wiping--OTTAWA - A New Democrat MP is asking the federal information watchdog to investigate a former Conservative ministerial staffer's systematic deletion of emails.Charlie Angus, the party's access to information...
Northern Ontario Races to Early Playoff Berth at Canadian Curling Championship
Northern Ontario races to Brier playoff berth--CALGARY - Brad Jacobs was excited about the arrival of his wife Shawna and infant daughter Camille in Calgary on Wednesday. Clinching a berth very early in the premiere playoff game at the Tim Hortons Brier?...
Nova Scotia to Amend Bill on Sexual Assault, Removing Time Limits on Civil Suits
Nova Scotia to amend sex assault lawsuit bill--HALIFAX - Victims of sexual assault in Nova Scotia would be able to launch civil lawsuits regardless of when the assault took place under changes to the law promised Thursday by the province's justice minister...
Novel Surgery Using Leg Nerve Restores Lost Feeling to Eye, Protects Vision
Nerve from leg restores lost feeling in eye--TORONTO - Canadian pediatric surgeons have pioneered a technique to restore missing feeling in the eye -- and prevent subsequent vision loss -- using a nerve taken from a patient's leg and grafting it onto...
OHL Roundup: Vince Dunn Scores Two Goals as IceDogs Topple Colts 6-5
OHL Roundup: IceDogs top Colts 6-5--ST. CATHARINES, Ont. - Vince Dunn scored two power-play goals, including the eventual winner in the second period, and added an assist as the Niagara IceDogs held off a late comeback attempt to edge the Barrie Colts...
Ontario Junior Hockey League Playoff Glance
Ontario Junior Hockey League Playoff Glance--OJHL PlayoffsAll Times EasternFIRST ROUNDCONFERENCE QUARTER-FINALS(Best-of-7)SOUTHWEST CONFERENCEGeorgetown (1) vs. Buffalo (8)(Georgetown leads series 3-2)Wednesday's resultGeorgetown 5 Buffalo 2Monday's...
Ottawa Recognizes Former Senators Captain Daniel Alfredsson with Key to the City
Ottawa gives Alfredsson key to city--OTTAWA - Daniel Alfredsson spent a good chunk of his life in Ottawa. Now he has a key to the city. The former Senators captain was given the key Thursday night to recognize his outstanding accomplishments and contributions...
PC Leadership Numbers Are in, but They Don't Add Up
Tory leadership numbers don't add up--TORONTO - The numbers are in for all of the Progressive Conservative leadership candidates, but they don't add up.The party reports that since the start of the race to replace Tim Hudak party membership has ballooned...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press picture advisory addition for Thursday, March 5, 2015. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photographers.ADDITION: Updates AP coverage.OTTAWA--University...
QMJHL Roundup: Bouchard, Foreurs Beat Olympiques to Extend Win Streak
QMJHL: Foreurs extend win streak to nine--GATINEAU, Que. - Keven Bouchard made 34 saves as the Val-d'Or Foreurs extended their win streak to nine games with a 4-2 victory over the Gatineau Olympiques Wednesday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.Jan...
Saskatchewan Patients Are Waiting Too Long for Necessary Surgeries: Opposition
Surgical wait times too long: Opposition--REGINA - A Saskatchewan woman says her son is in excruciating pain as he waits for necessary back surgery that continues to be delayed.Sheila Somers, 57, says her son is bedridden and unable to find relief from...
SNC-Lavalin Foresees Difficult Year for Core Engineering Business
SNC-Lavalin reports $1.15B Q4 profit--MONTREAL - Embattled engineering and construction firm SNC-Lavalin, which faces criminal fraud and corruption charges, warned Thursday of another difficult year for its core operations.The firm said it is targeting...
Source: Ticats Have Huge Void to Fill with Departure of Delvin Breaux
Source: Loss of Breaux huge for Ticats--Almost two months since his departure, Delvin Breaux continues to cast a huge shadow over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' secondary.In just two seasons, the six-foot-one, 196-pound Breaux established himself as one of...
Suppliers Gear Up to Challenge Target Canada's Intercompany Debt Claims
Suppliers to challenge Target Canada--TORONTO - Suppliers of Target Canada are gearing up for a battle over a $1.9-billion claim from the insolvent retailer that could determine how much is paid out to a long list of creditors.Court filings show that...
Terror Suspect in Alleged Train Plot Was Only in It for the Money, Lawyer Says
Terror suspect was in it for the money:lawyer--TORONTO - A man who was heard saying he wanted "the whole country to burn" was never actually interested in carrying out terrorists activities but was posing as a radicalized extremist as part of an elaborate...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Mar. 6
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Mar. 6--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Mar. 6 as of 8:17 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...
Theresa Oswald Goes from Rising Star in Caucus to Leader of NDP Revolt
Theresa Oswald: A teacher turned political rebel--WINNIPEG - Before Theresa Oswald entered politics -- and long before she led a caucus revolt against her own premier -- she was a teacher.Oswald, 48, still lives in the south end of Winnipeg where she...
The Thousand-Day Access Request: Long Delays Must Be Justified, Judge Rules
Justify long access-to-info waits: judge--OTTAWA - The Federal Court of Appeal has sent a stern message to government institutions: you can't just make up any old deadline for responding to requests under the Access to Information Act.And by asserting...
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 B.C. News as of 4:30 P.M
Top B.C. News--Thursday, March. 5B.C. NEWS ADVISORYHere are the Top B.C. News stories from The Canadian Press as of 4:30 p.m. All times local unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops.TOP...
Top News Advisory for Thursday, March 5, 2015
Top News Advisory--Thursday, March 56:25 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 Rises amid European Economic Data, Strong Earnings Reports
TSX advances amid solid earnings data--TORONTO - An optimistic take on the European economy and solid earnings news pushed the Toronto stock market higher Thursday.The S&P/TSX composite index gained 20.27 points to 15,103.11, well off session highs...
TSN Tweet Dustup Shows Social Media No Wild West When It Comes to Libel Laws
TSN tweet shows social media no Wild West: experts--VANCOUVER - An inflammatory tweet that appeared on TSN has served as a reminder that while social media may appear to be a lawless land filled with snark, vitriol and half-truths, it's also subject...
Tupper Records Hat Trick to Lift Canada's Field Hockey Team 4-0 Past Italy
Tupper leads Canada to 4-0 win over Italy--SAN DIEGO - Scott Tupper celebrated his 200th cap by scoring a hat trick on Thursday, leading Canada's men's field hockey team to a 4-0 quarter-final victory over Italy in World League Round 2.The 28-year-old...
WHL Roundup: Sarthou Gets Shutout as Americans Use Big Third to Beat Giants
WHL: Big third gets Americans past Giants--KENNEWICK, Wash. - Nothing was working offensively for either the Vancouver Giants or Tri-City Americans after 40 minutes of play.Lucas Nickles would change that 2:02 into the third period with a goal on the...
World Junior Curling Championships Glance
World Junior Curling Championships Glance--TALLINN, Estonia - Standings and results Thursday from the 2015 world junior curling championship (all times Eastern):MENROUND ROBINx -- clinched playoff berth.Thursday's resultsEighth DrawCanada 5 Switzerland...
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