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Articles from October 19, 2015

Advisory: CP Coverage Plans on Election Day
Advisory: CP coverage plans on election day--The Canadian Press plans comprehensive coverage on election day, both before and after polls close. Here are the details:RESULTS AS THEY COME IN:We will have rolling results released in agate form, with separate...
Alberta Energy Regulator Says Charges Laid against Apache Canada for 2013 Spill
Apache Canada charged for 2013 pipeline spill--CALGARY - An energy company with a troubled safety history is facing seven charges related to a pipeline spill that leaked roughly 1.8 million litres of contaminated water in a remote area of northwestern...
Amaya Limits Daily Fantasy Sports Betting in U.S. Pending New Regulations
Amaya limits daily fantasy sports offering--MONTREAL - Online gaming company Amaya Inc. is limiting the availability of its daily fantasy sports betting south of the border in the face of regulatory concerns raised in some U.S. states.Montreal-based...
Business News Advisory
Business News Advisory--MONDAY, OCT. 19, 2015BUSINESS NEWS ADVISORYHere are the CP Business Department's afternoon plans for today. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Entries are subject to change as news develops. If you have any questions,...
Canada's Buchanan Makes Shortlist for Women's FIFA Ballon d'Or Award as Best Player
Buchanan makes FIFA Ballon d'Or shortlist--TORONTO - Canadian coach John Herdman has long said teenage defender Kadeisha Buchanan had star quality.On Monday, he was proved right again as the 19-year-old from Brampton, Ont., was one of 10 shortlisted...
Canadian Oil Sands Says Shareholders Should Reject Exploitative Suncor Bid
COS calls Suncor offer exploitative--CALGARY - The board of Canadian Oil Sands Ltd. is telling shareholders to reject Suncor Energy's $4.3-billion takeover offer, saying it exploits inside information about an oilsands mine partly owned by both companies.Board...
Catwalk as Canvas: Designers Look to Art as Inspiration on Day 1 of Fashion Week
Channelling the art world on Day 1 of Fashion Week--TORONTO - The slick white runway served as the perfect blank canvas for the eclectic range of colourful creations that kicked off Toronto's World MasterCard Fashion Week.Designers showcasing spring-summer...
Changes Being Made after Report on Death of Aboriginal Teen: Children's Ministry
Children's ministry responds to recommendations--VANCOUVER - British Columbia's Children's Ministry says it has taken steps to help front-line workers understand their roles and responsibilities in the wake of a scathing report on the short, tragic life...
Cost of Funding IVF in Quebec a Cautionary Tale for Other Jurisdictions: Study
Que's high IVF costs a cautionary tale: study--TORONTO - The cost to Quebec taxpayers for a single baby born to a woman aged 40 and older ranges from almost $45,000 to more than $100,000 under the province's publicly funded IVF program, a study has found.And...
Editorial Exchange: Rights and Laws Reflect Delicate Balance
Editorial Exchange: Rights and laws reflect delicate balance--An editorial from the New Glasgow News, published Oct. 18:Laws are generally meant to protect a population, and in certain cases might need to have an extra level of vigilance.When it comes...
Editorial Exchange: Time to Change the Voting System
Editorial Exchange: Time to change the voting system--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published Oct. 19:Today's election may be the last time the first-past-the-post (FPTP) system will be in place in a Canadian federal election. Both the NDP...
Elxn-Federal-Riding-Results
(Copyright, 2015, The Canadian Press)Following are the results of voting in the 2015 federal general election as compiled by The Canadian Press.Legend: AAE_Animal Alliance Environment Voters Party; ACT_Party for Accountability, Competency and Transparency;...
Entertainment News as of 10 A.M. Monday, Oct. 19
Entertainment News Advisory--Good morning from the Canadian Press entertainment department!Advisories will typically hit the wire around 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. ET and will also be sent to editors by email. If you'd like to be added to the email list please...
Five Things You Need to Know about Voting in the Federal Election Monday
Five things to know about voting Monday--Five things you need to know before heading to the polls on Monday:1. When can I vote?Polls are open for 12 hours across the country, with times staggered slightly to accommodate the country's numerous time zones....
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 10 A.M. Monday, Oct. 19
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory--Good morning from the Canadian Press lifestyles department!Advisories will typically hit the wire around 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. ET and will also be sent to editors by email. If you'd like to be added to the email list please...
HKN-Conference-Stdgs
HKN-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...
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 DIVISIONNORTH DIVISIONWESTERN CONFERENCECENTRAL DIVISIONPACIFIC DIVISIONNote: Two points for a team winning in overtime or shootout; the team losing in overtime or shootout receives one which is registered...
HKO-CIS-Men-Stdgs
HKO-CIS-Men-Stdgs--CISAUS DivisionCanada West DivisionOUA East DivisionOUA West DivisionSunday's resultsNipissing 4 RMC 3 (OT)Wednesday's gamesAcadia at Dalhousie, 6 p.m.Saint Mary's at StFX, 6 p.m.UPEI at Moncton, 6 p.m.UNB at St. Thomas, 6 p.m.Concordia...
HKO-LHJMQ-Sums-Acadie-Bathurst-Cape Breton
HKO-Sums--LHJMQCape Breton 5, Acadie-Bathurst 2First Period1. Cape Breton, Svechnikov 4 (Dubois, MacIntyre) 3:15.2. Cape Breton, Deschamps 1 (Dubois, Svechnikov) 10:03.Penalties -- Gosselin CB (holding) 10:34.Second Period3. Cape Breton, Svechnikov 5...
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 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...
Incumbent Snack Trays Win out over Vegan Alternative at Edmonton Council Debate
Incumbent snack trays win the day in Edmonton--EDMONTON - Canadians may have been intently focused on the federal election Monday, but at Edmonton city council it was all about an issue with a little more meat in it.Members of the Edmonton Youth Council...
Journalist Won't Appeal Lost Decision in Defamation Suit against John Furlong
Journalist won't appeal lost Furlong ruling--VANCOUVER - A freelance journalist who lost her defamation lawsuit against former Vancouver Olympics CEO John Furlong says she will not appeal the ruling.Laura Robinson said she reached the decision after...
Knowing How Canadians Elsewhere Voted Won't Matter Much in B.C.: Expert
Early voting results won't matter much: expert--VANCOUVER - Paul Bryan of Coquitlam, B.C., didn't wait to hear the election results from Eastern Canada before he voted, and instead cast his ballot while picking up his child when the school day finished.But...
Knuckleballer R.A. Dickey a Favourite of Grammarians and Baseball Fans Alike
Dickey one of a kind on and off the mound--TORONTO - Grammarians and baseball fans alike will miss R.A. Dickey when he calls it quits.In an entertaining news conference that lasted slightly under 10 minutes Monday, the 40-year-old Blue Jays pitcher mused...
Korpikoski Scores OT Winner as Oilers Down Canucks for Second Straight Victory
Oilers down Canucks 2-1 in overtime--VANCOUVER - The Edmonton Oilers are starting to feel good about themselves.Lauri Korpikoski scored on a breakaway at 1:46 of 3-on-3 overtime Sunday as the Oilers defeated the Vancouver Canucks 2-1.After dropping the...
'Minecraft: Story Mode' Top Paid iPhone App in Canada
'Minecraft: Story Mode' top paid iPhone app--Top 10 free and paid apps for the iPhone and iPad in Canada for Oct. 12-18.Top Paid iPhone Apps1. Minecraft: Story Mode (Telltale Inc.)2. Minecraft - Pocket Edition (Mojang)3. Plague Inc. (Ndemic Creations)4....
'Minecraft: Story Mode' Top Paid iPhone Game App in Canada
'Minecraft: Story Mode' top paid iPhone game app--Top 10 free and paid game apps for the iPhone and iPad in Canada for Oct. 12-18.Top Paid iPhone Game Apps1. Minecraft: Story Mode (Telltale Inc.)2. Minecraft - Pocket Edition (Mojang)3. Plague Inc. (Ndemic...
Old as New: Canadian Label Preloved Marks 20 Years of Sustainable Style
Old as new: 20 years of eco fashion at Preloved--TORONTO - Everything old is new again at Preloved, and the proof is stitched into every garment the Canadian label has produced for the past two decades. Preloved launched in 1995 and made its imprint...
Parents Now Advised to Introduce Allergenic Foods like Peanuts Earlier: Review
Review calls for about-face in peanut advice for babies--TORONTO - Parents should be feeding their babies potentially allergenic foods to ward off serious allergies, suggests a new review of recent evidence.The review, published Monday in the Canadian...
Photo Advisory
Photo advisory--The Canadian Press photo advisory for Monday, Oct. 19, 2015. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photographers.FEDERAL ELECTION: UNDATED--Voting features across...
Posting Alleged Threat against Wilfrid Laurier Was 'Dumb Decision,' Accused Says
Posting alleged threat was 'dumb': accused--LONDON, UK - A man in London, England accused of posting an online threat against Wilfrid Laurier University says he made the comment as a joke and never expected anyone to take it seriously.In an interview...
Post's Coyne in Public Disagreement with Paper's Endorsement of Conservatives
Post's Coyne in public disagreement with paper--TORONTO - Prominent political journalist Andrew Coyne says he has stepped down from his position as editor of editorials and comment for the National Post after clashing with the newspaper over a piece...
Royals' ALCS Game 4 Starter Chris Young Has Familial Ties to Hockey
Royals' pitcher Young has roots in hockey--TORONTO - Kansas City Royals pitcher Chris Young spent Monday morning immersed in the history of another sport.Young took his wife Elizabeth and their youngest son to the Hockey Hall of Fame prior to Game 3...
Saskatchewan Wants Feedback on Handling of Wildfires That Forced 13,000 to Flee
Saskatchewan wants feedback on wildfire response--REGINA - The Saskatchewan government wants feedback on how well the province handled wildfires that forced about 13,000 people from their homes last summer.Questions have been raised about how prepared...
SOC-CIS-MEN-Stdgs
SOC-CIS-MEN-Stdgs--CISMenAtlantic ConferenceCanada WestPrairie DivisionPacific DivisionOntario ConferenceEast DivisionWest DivisionQuebec ConferenceSaturday's resultsUNB 6 Memorial 2Ryerson 5 Nipissing 1Toronto 1 Laurentian 1Guelph 2 McMaster 0Trent...
TD Bank Cutting Some Jobs, Changing Others as Part of Ongoing Review
TD Bank cutting jobs as part of review--TORONTO - Toronto-Dominion Bank is eliminating some jobs and changing others as part of a company-wide review to trim costs amid a challenging operating environment.The bank (TSX:TD) would not say how many people...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Monday, Oct. 19
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Monday, Oct. 19--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Oct. 19 as of 3:51 a.m. ET: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All...
Top Prairies-North News as of 4 P.M. MDT on Monday, Oct. 19, 2015
Top Prairies-North news--Monday, Oct. 19, 20154 p.m. MDTPRAIRIES-NORTH NEWS ADVISORYHere are the Top Prairies-North News stories from The Canadian Press as of 4 p.m. MDT. All times are local unless otherwise stated. Entries are subject to change as news...
Toronto Stock Market Slips as Energy Prices Lose Ground, Metals Stumble
Toronto takes a hit on oil, metal declines--TORONTO - Weaker oil and metals prices sent the Toronto stock market lower on Monday amid suggestions of further slowing in China's economic growth.The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 79.72 points at...
Trading Posts Brought Tuberculosis to Quebec Arctic: Genetic Study
Trading posts brought TB to Quebec Arctic: study--Genetic research suggests the arrival of permanent trading posts in Arctic Quebec meant more than easier access to flour and metal cookware for Inuit families.A newly published paper from McGill University...
TSX Listed Corporate Dividends and Distributions Declared Oct. 19
TSX listed corporate dividends, distributions--Dividends or distributions were declared or updated on the following listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Oct. 19, 2015.<A&w Revenue Royalties Income Fund Units (TSX:AW.UN): $0.121. Payable...
Turcotte Testifies at Murder Trial He Was Mocked and Intimidated as a Child
Guy Turcotte testifies he was mocked as a child--SAINT-JEROME, - Guy Turcotte, who is charged with murdering his two young children, says he thought about suicide a few times in the two years before their deaths.Turcotte testified Monday about his stormy...
Valeant Looking to Sell Neurology Business as It Faces Pricing Scrutiny
Valeant could sell neurology business--MONTREAL - Valeant says it may sell its neurology business as it adjusts to political and legal scrutiny in the United States over soaring drug prices.The Quebec-based company, whose stock plunged more than six...
What's Making News in Atlantic Canada
What's making news in Atlantic Canada--CABINET MINISTER LEAVING POLITICSPremier Paul Davis of Newfoundland and Labrador has lost another cabinet minister just six weeks before the next provincial election.Fisheries Minister Vaughn Granter, who won a...
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