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2015 Canadian Football League Awards Nominees List
2015 Canadian Football League Awards Nominees List--TORONTO - The nominees for the 2015 Canadian Football League awards for each team announced Thursday as selected by members of the Football Reporters of Canada and CFL head coaches. The awards are for...
Ackman Backs Valeant CEO after Reports of Earlier Doubts Cause Shares to Plunge
Ackman backs Valeant CEO after shares plunge--MONTREAL - Activist investor Bill Ackman says he still has in faith Valeant's CEO, hours after investors apparently reacted to publication of his earlier doubts by sending the company's stock to a more than...
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Air Canada in No Rush to Copy WestJet's International Checked Bag Fee
Air Canada's adjusted profit beats estimates--MONTREAL - Air Canada says it's in no rush to extend baggage fees to more international flights just because WestJet is doing so ahead of dipping its toe deeper into the European market.The country's largest...
Alberta Introduces Bill to Publicize Salaries of More Public-Sector Workers
Alberta to reveal more public sector salaries--EDMONTON - Alberta is bringing in new rules to publicize the salaries of thousands more workers, including nurses, professors, and members of 157 provincially run boards."Our government is serious about...
Alberta Parties Support Better Parental Leave for Politicians, Mum on Specifics
Alberta politicians mum on parental leave ideas--EDMONTON - Alberta's Opposition Wildrose party says it would support changing rules to make life easier for politicians who are parents of young children, including allowing them to bring their babies...
A List of Names Vying to Replace Stephen Harper as Interim Conservative Leader
A list of contenders for Tory interim leader--OTTAWA - A list of candidates for the interim leadership of the Conservative Party:Diane Finley, Haldimand-Norfolk, Ont. Was first elected in 2004, and served in several cabinet posts in the Harper government.Quote:...
An Early Look at TPP Text: Winners, Losers, Highlights of a Massive Trade Deal
The TPP text: Winners, losers, highlights--WASHINGTON - After years of secret negotiations, the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership was finally released Thursday. The agreement covers 12 countries and is billed as the largest trade zone in history.Its...
A Pressing Engagement: Calgary Company Taking Advantage of Vinyl Resurgence
Pressed into action: Calgary business making records--CALGARY - The pressing machine's equivalent of an odometer shows it has made 4,422,640 records, but owner Dean Reid is betting the ageless equipment has got lots of life left. "It should be good...
Arctic Cruise Company among Winners of Canadian Museum of Nature Awards
Arctic cruise company wins Museum of Nature award--OTTAWA - Arctic cruise operator Adventure Canada, which offers journeys through the Northwest Passage, is among winners of the Canadian Museum of Nature's 2015 Nature Inspiration Awards.The Mississauga,...
B.C. Aboriginal Education Gap Not Closing Fast Enough: Auditor General
B.C. aboriginal education gap failure: report--VICTORIA - British Columbia has fallen well short of its 10-year commitment to closing the education gap between aboriginal and non-aboriginal public school students, reveals a report from the province's...
BCE Gets Summertime Boost from Pan Am Games as Users Tap into Data Plans
Pan Am Games give summertime boost to BCE--Summertime weather and the Pan Am Games inspired tourists to whip out their smartphones, helping telecom provider BCE Inc. deliver an extra boost in quarterly profits.Chief executive officer George Cope said...
Bighill, Knox Both Receive Three Nominations for CFL Individual Honours
Bighill, Knox get three CFL award nominations--Jeff Knox Jr., and Jamaal Westerman have made quite an impact in their CFL debuts.The Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker and Winnipeg Blue Bombers defensive lineman both received three nominations in balloting...
Boozy, Men-Only Fundraiser for Addiction Centre Sparks Some Criticism
Boozy, men-only fundraiser sparks criticism--TORONTO - A recent men-only, fine-wine and grappa-tasting fundraiser for an addiction centre north of Toronto that was attended by some prominent Liberals, powerful businessmen and a senior police official...
Business News Advisory
Business News Advisory--THURSDAY, NOV. 5, 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,...
Calgary Police Chief Says Problems with Gangs and Guns Getting Worse
Calgary police chief says guns, gangs worse--CALGARY - Calgary's police chief says the city is still a very safe place to live but says there's no doubt there are more guns and gang violence than ever before.He says it's an effect that all big cities...
Canada Considers Quenneville, Goes Back to Babcock as World Cup Coach
Babcock back to coach Canada at World Cup--TORONTO - When the Colorado Avalanche fired Joel Quenneville in 2008, Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock invited him to join his staff as an assistant.While that didn't work out, Babcock and Quenneville will...
Canada Lets Detained Anti-Radicalization Activist Leave for France
Anti-radicalization activist leaves Canada--TORONTO - A French anti-radicalization activist detained on arrival in Canada as a national security threat has been allowed to return home voluntarily, his supporters said Thursday.Mourad Benchellali flew...
Canada Side Deal with U.S. on Illicit Trade Emerges with Release of TPP Text
Canada side deals with U.S. emerge with TPP--OTTAWA - Canada has signed almost two dozen side letters with its trading partners in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, including an agreement with the United States to combat illicit trade.Canada also has a...
CNRL Boss Welcomes Prime Minister Trudeau's Approach to Tackling Climate Change
CNRL boss welcomes Trudeau climate approach--CALGARY - The president of one of Canada's biggest oil and gas companies says he welcomes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's approach to tackling climate change.Steve Laut of Canadian Natural Resources (TSX:CNQ)...
Company Pleads Guilty in Death of 7,500 Birds, Ordered to Pay $750,000 by Judge
Company pleads guilty in death of 7,500 birds--SAINT JOHN, N.B. - A company has been ordered to pay $750,000 after pleading guilty Thursday to two charges in connection with the death of about 7,500 birds that flew into a burning flare at a gas facility...
Conservatives Choose Alberta MP Rona Ambrose as New Interim Leader
Rona Ambrose voted interim Tory leader--OTTAWA - Alberta MP Rona Ambrose stepped into Stephen Harper's leadership shoes Thursday -- albeit on an interim basis -- as the Conservatives gathered for the first time since last month's election demoted them...
Dale Weise Stays Hot as Montreal Canadiens Beat New York Islanders 4-1
Weise stays hot as Habs beat Isles 4-1--MONTREAL - Dale Weise has never been so hot, all least in the NHL.The Montreal right-winger scored his eighth goal of the season to start the Canadiens on a 4-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.The...
Editorial Exchange: Canada Now Has a Truly Representative Cabinet
Editorial Exchange: Canada now has a truly representative cabinet--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published Nov. 4:There's been a lot of chatter about Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's decision to ensure his cabinet be made up evenly of women...
Editorial Exchange: Challenges Immediate for Trudeau's New Cabinet
Editorial Exchange: Challenges immediate for Trudeau's new cabinet--An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle-Herald, published Nov. 4:The winds of change blew into Rideau Hall on Wednesday morning in Ottawa.With thousands of onlookers watching on nearby...
Editorial Exchange: Gender Equity in Cabinet Is Long Overdue
Editorial Exchange: Gender equity in cabinet is long overdue--An editorial from the Hamilton Spectator, published Nov. 5:Justin Trudeau promised a smaller cabinet based on gender equality, ethnic diversity and regional representation, so it is no surprise...
Editorial Exchange: Pretty Hard to Beat a Team Approach
Editorial Exchange: Pretty hard to beat a team approach--An editorial from the New Glasgow News, published Nov. 4:You could name pretty much any of the federal cabinet postings and say the minister handed the portfolio has his or her work cut out. The...
Editorial Exchange: Supporting a 'Bridge' to Mars
Editorial Exchange: Supporting a 'bridge' to Mars--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Nov. 3:It's a testament to what nations can accomplish when cooperation replaces strife. As of this week, humanity has continuously staffed the International...
Editorial Exchange: Trudeau Cabinet Is Credible and Reflective of Modern Canada
Editorial Exchange: Trudeau cabinet is credible and reflective of modern Canada--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Nov. 4:Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has hammered together a cabinet that nudges Canada's government firmly into the 21st century...
Editorial Exchange: Trudeau Era Begins with Hope
Editorial Exchange: Trudeau era begins with hope--An editorial from the Waterloo Region Record, published Nov. 5:The era of Justin Trudeau has begun with hope and change.In his first act as Canada's 23rd prime minister Wednesday, Trudeau appointed a...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Thursday, Nov. 5
Entertainment News Advisory--Good afternoon 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...
FBO-CIS-Football-Playoff-Glance
FBO-CIS-Football-Playoff-Glance--CIS Football PlayoffsAll Times EasternAUSBye: Mount Allison (1)Saturday, Nov. 7SemifinalAcadia (3) at St. Francis Xavier (2), 1 p.m.Saturday, Nov. 14ChampionshipLoney BowlSt. Francis Xavier-Acadia winner at Mount Allison...
Five Things to Know about Hydro One: Big Revenues, Big Profits and Big Salaries
Five things to know about Hydro One--TORONTO - Hydro One makes its debut on the TSX today, and the $1.66 billion it raised from its underwriters makes it one of the largest initial public offerings in the last 15 years. Here are five things to know about...
Five Things to Know about the Controversy over the Mandatory Long-Form Census
Five things about the long-form census--OTTAWA - Five things worth knowing about the tug of war over the mandatory long-form portion of Canada's census, which was cancelled in 2010 by the Conservatives and reinstated Thursday by the new Liberal government:What...
Four Teens Charged in Threats That Targeted Scores of Ontario and Quebec Schools
Four Quebec teens charged in mass school threats--MONTREAL - Four teens from western Quebec charged over threats against schools in their area now are accused in connection with a spate of bomb threats against schools in Quebec and Ontario earlier this...
Gee-Gees Topple Defending Champion X-Women in Rugby Quarter-Finals
Gee-Gees topple X-Women in rugby championship--KINGSTON, Ont. - The Ottawa Gee-Gees opened the CIS women's rugby championship with a 29-7 quarter-final win over the defending Monilex Trophy champion St. FX X-Women on Thursday.The Gee-Gees, who are making...
Global Climate Change Poll Suggests Canada Not Too Worried
Global climate poll suggests Canada not too worried--A global survey of attitudes toward climate change suggests Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will have a fine line to walk at an upcoming international conference on the issue -- do something, but not...
Going Public: The Top Five Canadian IPOs by Value since 2000
Top five Canadian IPOs since 2000--TORONTO - The $1.66-billion Hydro One raised for a 13.6 per cent stake in the company in advance of its Thursday IPO makes it one of the most valuable share offerings since Manulife Financial went public for $2.49 billion...
Harper Has Role to Play in Conservative Party's Renewal, Ex-PM Mulroney Says
Mulroney urges Harper role in renewing party--TORONTO - Former prime minister Stephen Harper has a role to play in helping renew a damaged Conservative party so that it can one day return to government, one of his predecessors said Thursday.In a well-received...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Thursday, Nov. 5
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory--Good afternoon 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...
Higher Assets and Cash Gifts Won't Affect Disabled People's Payments: B.C
Disabled people with more assets can keep payments--VICTORIA - Families of disabled people broke down in tears after the British Columbia government announced their loved ones won't lose monthly assistance payments just for getting more financial help....
Home Capital's Probe into Alleged Fraud by Mortgage Brokers Widens
Home Capital mortgage broker probe widens--TORONTO - It may take until late next year for Home Capital Group Inc. (TSX:HCG) to finish reviewing all of the loans arranged by 45 brokers it suspended for allegedly falsifying income information, the company...
Hydro One Makes Debut on the Toronto Stock Exchange in Biggest IPO in 15 Years
Hydro One debuts on Toronto stock market--TORONTO - Hydro One, the giant transmission utility whose sale has sparked political controversy in Ontario, makes its debut on the Toronto Stock Exchange today in one of the largest initial public offerings...
Hydro One Makes Solid Debut on Toronto Stock Market in Biggest IPO in 15 Years
Hydro One makes solid debut on stock market--TORONTO - Hydro One made a solid debut Thursday on the Toronto stock market in one of the largest initial public offerings in Canada in 15 years, even as controversy continued to swirl over the Ontario government's...
Impact Midfielder Donadel Avoids "Stupid" Yellow Cards in Playoffs
Donadel looks to cut down on "stupid" cards--MONTREAL - Marco Donadel saw a lot of yellow in his first season in Major League Soccer.The Montreal Impact midfielder led the league with 13 yellow cards, two more than Damien Perrinelle of the New York Red...
John Irving Travelled the World over Two Decades for Novel 'Avenue of Mysteries'
John Irving novel 25 years in the making--TORONTO - Oscar-winning writer John Irving's new novel, "Avenue of Mysteries," began over 25 years ago with a screenplay, a trip to a circus in India and an obsessive fear of something happening to children.The...
Just Because the Loonie Has Headed South Doesn't Mean You Can't This Winter
Look now for best deals on winter getaways--OTTAWA - A weaker loonie means the price for Canadians to escape the snow and ice for the warmth of the sun this winter is going to be more costly than it has been in recent years.But travel experts say that...
Justin Trudeau's "Because It's 2015" Comment Gets International Media Attention
"Because it's 2015" gets international buzz--Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's succinct "because it's 2015" explanation of his new, half-female cabinet has attracted international attention.The New York Times, Newsweek, Slate, the NBC Nightly News website...
Key Facts in Newfoundland and Labrador's Provincial Election Campaign
Newfoundland and Labrador election facts--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Five things to know about the provincial election in Newfoundland and Labrador, scheduled for Nov. 30.Tory slide: In power for the past 12 years, the governing Progressive Conservatives have...
Liberal MPs Ask Party to Decide Whether Leader's Powers Should Be Diluted
Liberals shelve option to empower MPs--OTTAWA - Newly minted Liberal MPs have passed on their chance to give backbenchers more clout and dilute the powers of their leader.Under the Reform Act passed by all parties last spring -- and supported by Prime...
Longtime NHLer Keith Tkachuk and Prospect Son Matthew 'A Spitting Image'
Matthew and Keith Tkachuk full of comparisons--As an NHL player, Dale Hunter saw first-hand the skills that made Keith Tkachuk an elite power forward.Now coaching the Ontario Hockey League's London Knights, Hunter sees the same toughness and scoring...
Mandate for Missing, Murdered Inquiry Very Important: Justice Murray Sinclair
Inquiry mandate very important: Sinclair--OTTAWA - Justice Murray Sinclair, who led the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's exhaustive investigation of the residential schools legacy, says the mandate of a future inquiry on missing and murdered indigenous...
Manitoba Tories Mum on Why Nomination Meeting Halted Suddenly
Nomination halted for Manitoba Tories--WINNIPEG - Manitoba Progressive Conservatives wouldn't say Thursday why a nomination meeting was abruptly halted just after party members cast their ballots.Tories in the Assiniboia constituency in west Winnipeg...
Maschmeyer Strong in Goal, but Canada Falls 3-0 to U.S. at Four Nations Cup
U.S. blanks Canada 3-0 in Four Nations Cup--KOVLAND, Sweden - A solid outing by goaltender Emerance Maschmeyer was undone by Canada's inability to finish Thursday at the Four Nations Cup.The United States blanked the Canadian women's hockey team 3-0....
Mika Zibanejad Scores Shootout Winner to Lead Senators over Jets 3-2
Zibanejad scores winner as Sens top Jets--OTTAWA - The Senators may not have played perfect hockey on Thursday night. But they were satisfied with the end result. Mika Zibanejad scored the shootout winner as Ottawa beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2, giving...
Military Police Watchdog to Investigate Alleged Abuse of Afghan Detainees
Investigation opened into Afghan detainees--OTTAWA - A politically explosive controversy that haunted the Harper government throughout the Afghan war blew up again Thursday as the Military Police Complaints Commission said it would investigate fresh...
Minister Insists New Regina Highway Bypass Will Be Plowed When It Snows
Minister insists new bypass will be plowed--REGINA - The minister overseeing construction of the Regina highway bypass insists the road will be cleared when it snows.Gord Wyant, minister responsible for SaskBuilds, says Vinci Construction, one of the...
Molson Coors Sells Vancouver Brewery, Waiting for Study on Montreal
Molson Coors beats analyst forecasts--MONTREAL - Molson Coors is preparing to modernize its Canadian brewing capacity after finding a buyer for its Vancouver site and preparing to take action on its historic operations in Montreal."Overall, I think we've...
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 (13,558.78, down 103.04 points):Hydro One Ltd. (TSX:H). Utilities. Up $1.12, or 5.46 per cent, to $21.62...
Movember Charity Campaign Seeks to Draw More Men with Moustaches to Cause
Is Movember message eclipsed by moustache?--TORONTO - Seth Glick was inspired by moustaches grown by his friends when he decided to ditch his razor for charity, but his reasons for sporting a "mo" cut even deeper."Unlike other charities, it wasn't one...
'Mr. Misunderstood' by Eric Church among New CD Releases
'Mr. Misunderstood' among new CD releases--Here's a list of some new CD releases for the week ending Nov. 7:Adakain _ "Never Coming Home"Anastacia _ "Ultimate Collection"Sara Bareilles _ "What's Inside: Songs From Waitress"Baron _ "Torpor"The Beatles...
New Defence Minister, a Former Commander, Used to Dealing with Tough Characters
Harjit Sajjan: 'tough, smart, determined'--OTTAWA - When Harjit Singh Sajjan went to join the Canadian military 26 years ago, he was rejected by the first unit where he applied.But he stuck it out -- and now the retired reserve lieutenant-colonel, a...
Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Calls Election for Nov. 30
Newfoundland and Labrador election Nov. 30--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland and Labrador's Progressive Conservative leader began his government's campaign for re-election Thursday as Paul Davis tries to buck a trend that has seen the Liberals dominate...
New Liberal Government Reinstating Long-Form Census, but Vague on Penalties
Liberals reinstating long-form census survey--OTTAWA - The new Liberal government is making good on a promise to resurrect the mandatory, long-form census killed off by the Conservatives, but is vague on the details of how it plans to persuade Canadians...
Nigella Lawson Says She Was 'Wilfully Misunderstood' in Avocado Toast Controversy
Nigella Lawson defends her avocado toast 'recipe'--TORONTO - It's the simple pleasures in life that satisfy Nigella Lawson, like eating her favourite mashed avocado on toast for breakfast. Little did she realize that sharing that quick dish on an episode...
'No Repercussions' for Quebec Assisted-Dying Law under New Liberal Govt: Group
'No repercussions' for Quebec assisted-dying law--Canada's newly minted Liberal government is unlikely to challenge a Quebec law allowing terminally ill patients to end their life with a doctor's help months before the federal ban on medically assisted...
Notley's NDP Apologizes for Invite Offering Access to Premier, Cabinet for $250
Notley's NDP apologizes over fundraising flap--EDMONTON - Alberta's NDP government performed a rapid-fire about-face in the house Thursday over accusations it was selling access to Premier Rachel Notley and her cabinet.Government house leader Brian Mason,...
Notley Tells Edmonton Audience That Entrepreneurism Key to Alberta's Revival
Entrepreneurism key to Alberta revival: Notley--EDMONTON - Premier Rachel Notley says entrepreneurism is the key to Alberta's economic revival and one never knows where another Silicon Valley will spring up.Notley told about 2,000 people at what was...
NS Cabinet Minister Dismissed and Removed from Liberal Caucus
NS environment minister out of cabinet--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's environment minister was shown the door on Thursday amid revelations that he didn't show up to testify at a trial for a woman who was accused of assaulting him.Premier Stephen McNeil announced...
Ontario Joins Joint Effort to Loosen Crowdfunding Rules for Small Businesses
Ontario loosens crowdfunding rules--TORONTO - Ontario is joining four other provinces in regulatory changes that will allow the average Canadian to buy a stake in startups and small businesses through crowdfunding.The Ontario Securities Commission's...
Pair of Young Tourists from Ontario Lucky in Encounter with Grizzly
Ontario tourists lucky in grizzly encounter--BANFF, Alta. - A couple of young tourists from Ontario managed to get away safely after doing nearly everything wrong in their encounter with a grizzly bear in Banff National Park.Hilary Grant and her friend...
Pan Am Games within $2.4-Billion Budget, Ontario Government Says
Pan Am Games within $2.4B budget: Ontario--TORONTO - The Pan Am and Parapan Am Games held in Toronto this summer came within the $2.4-billion budget, officials said Thursday, which means organizers are eligible for lucrative performance bonuses laid...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory addition for Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photographers. ADDS: HALIFAX--N.S. Environment...
Protesters Stage Sit-In on Trudeau's Doorstep to Push for Action on Emissions
Climate protesters sit on Trudeau's doorstep--OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's first full day on the job Thursday came complete with a protest by environmentalists outside the gates of his new Rideau Hall residence.The Liberal government arrived...
Psychiatrist at Turcotte Trial Says Ex-Doctor Killed His Kids out of 'Homicidal Altruism'
Turcotte thought killing 'altruistic': psychiatrist--SAINT-JEROME, - When Guy Turcotte stabbed his two young children to death in 2009, the ex-doctor was engaging in an act of "homicidal altruism," a psychiatrist testifying for the defence during his...
Push to Low-Carbon Economy One Factor in $750M U.K. Offshore Wind Play: Enbridge
Enbridge invests in U.K. offshore wind farm--CALGARY - Enbridge Inc. is investing $750 million in a U.K. offshore wind project as it sees green power playing a bigger role in the global energy mix.The Calgary-based company (TSX:ENB), best known for its...
QMJHL Roster for Canada-Russia Series
QMJHL Roster for Canada-Russia series--BOUCHERVILLE, Que. - The roster for the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League team which will compete in the upcoming 2015 CHL Canada-Russia Series (x _ injured and will not play; y _ replacement; games to be played...
Quebec Doctors' Group to Contest End-of-Life Care Legislation in Court
Quebec group to contest end-of-life care law--MONTREAL - A Quebec-based doctors' group is seeking to contest the provincial law that would allow terminally ill patients to end their lives with medical help.Paul Saba of the Coalition of Physicians for...
Quebecor Says May Sell Non-Quebec Spectrum as Third-Quarter Beats Estimates
Quebecor considering selling spectrum--MONTREAL - Telecommunications and media company Quebecor is considering selling the $300 million worth of wireless spectrum outside Quebec it purchased over the last few years, president and CEO Pierre Dion said...
Ray to Make Just Second Start of Season in Argos' Regular-Season Finale
Ray to start Argos regular-season finale--TORONTO - There will be no late-season rest for Ricky Ray.Ray will be under centre Friday night when Toronto hosts the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Rogers Centre in the regular-season finale for both teams. The Argonauts...
Sidney Crosby Scores Second Goal of the Season as Penguins Down Canucks
Crosby scores, Penguins down Canucks--VANCOUVER - Sidney Crosby knows there's been plenty of talk about his lack of offensive production through the first month of the NHL schedule.He quieted the doubters, at least for a little while, on Wednesday night.Crosby...
Sketch Profiles of the Political Leaders in Newfoundland and Labrador
Sketches of political leaders in N.L.--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A sketch of the leaders of Newfoundland and Labrador's three main political parties.Progressive Conservative Leader Paul DavisBEFORE POLITICS: After graduating from Holland College in Prince Edward...
SNC Lavalin Doubles 2015 Reorganization Cost Estimate for 2015 to $110 Million
SNC hikes reorganization cost estimate--MONTREAL - SNC-Lavalin says it's taking measures to adapt to a "softer economic environment" that will nearly double the previously announced cost of revamping the Canadian engineering and construction giant's...
Some Say Love: Giller Prize Rose Began as a Tribute to Founder's Late Wife
Giller Prize rose a tribute to Doris Giller--TORONTO - In Canada, Valentine's Day isn't the only time the rose gets the spotlight. The woody perennial is also the trademark of the annual Scotiabank Giller Prize.On Tuesday, one of five shortlisted authors...
Success of Women's Tournaments Has CSA Considering Bidding for World Cup
CSA: Big bucks from FIFA women's tournaments--VANCOUVER - After successfully hosting two major women's soccer tournaments over the last couple of years, the Canadian Soccer Association is now giving serious consideration to bidding for the next FIFA...
Telus to Cut 1,500 Positions to Lower Expenses as It Raises Shareholder Payments
Telus to cut workforce by 1,500 jobs--Telus president and CEO Darren Entwistle says a plan to reduce its workforce by 1,500 positions is essential for the telecom company if it plans to continue growing its business."I can tell you this is not a discretionary...
Three Favourite Recipes from Nigella Lawson
Three favourite recipes from Nigella Lawson--When Nigella Lawson develops recipes, she pays close attention to balance."That's what cooking is, about balancing salt and sweet and fire and sourness and also textures. That is just what cooking is -- in...
Top Atlantic News
Top Atlantic News--Here are the Top Atlantic News stories from The Canadian Press as of 5 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 Noon
Top B.C. News--THURSDAY, Nov. 5B.C.-YUKON NEWS ADVISORYHere are the top B.C. and Yukon news stories from The Canadian Press as of noon. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops.STORIES IN THE NEWS:B.C....
Top Prairies-North News as of 4 P.M. MST on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015
Top Prairies-North news--Thursday, Nov. 5, 20154 p.m. MSTPRAIRIES-NORTH NEWS ADVISORYHere are the Top Prairies-North News stories from The Canadian Press as of 4 p.m. MST. All times are local unless otherwise stated. Entries are subject to change as...
Tories Say Cliffs Quit Ring of Fire Because of Planned Ontario Tax on Chromite
Tories say Cliffs left Ontario over planned tax--TORONTO - Ontario's Opposition says a Liberal government plan to tax the mineral chromite prompted Cliffs Natural Resources to pull out of the Ring of Fire mining project in the province's north.The U.S.-based...
Toronto Forward Tegan Stairs Named CIS Women's Field Hockey Player of the Year
Toronto forward Stairs named top CIS player--VICTORIA - University of Toronto forward Tegan Stairs was named the CIS player of the year in women's field hockey Wednesday night.Stairs led the Blues with 13 goals while helping Toronto compile a stellar...
Trade Deal's Data Provisions Could Put Sensitive Personal Info at Risk: Critics
Trans-Pacific trade deal raises privacy fears--OTTAWA - The Trans-Pacific Partnership deal places sensitive Canadian data such as health records at risk through provisions that open the door wider to cross-border data flows and offshore record storage,...
TransCanada Nixes Export Terminal in Quebec for Energy East Pipeline
Energy East export terminal in Quebec nixed--Quebec will no longer host an oil export terminal for TransCanada's controversial Energy East Pipeline, the Calgary-based company announced Thursday.Six months after abandoning a proposal to build a terminal...
Trudeau Relaxes Conservative Control of Diplomats, Urges Them to Engage
Trudeau relaxes Tory control of diplomats--OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has unshackled his top diplomats.Trudeau sent a letter Wednesday to the ambassadors and high commissioners of Canada's foreign missions telling them he and his cabinet...
TSX Listed Corporate Dividends and Distributions Declared Nov. 5
TSX listed corporate dividends, distributions--Dividends or distributions were declared or updated on the following listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Nov. 5, 2015.<Ci Financial Corp. (TSX:CIX): $0.105. Payable Jan 15. Record Dec 31.<Home...
TSX Sharply Lower as Commodities Head South; Valeant Shares Pummelled Again
TSX sharply lower as commodities head south--TORONTO - The Toronto stock market closed sharply lower Thursday amid falling commodities prices and another plunge in the shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals.Toronto's S&P/TSX composite index closed down...
Vet Bills, Electronic Cigarettes Face New Laws as Manitoba Legislature Rises
New laws passed as Manitoba legislature rises--WINNIPEG - New laws governing electronic cigarettes, veterinary bills and other items received final approval Thursday as the Manitoba legislature ended a session that started a year ago.One will ban the...
What's Making News in Atlantic Canada
What's making news in Atlantic Canada--CABINET MINISTER DEFENDS DECISION NOT TO TESTIFY IN CRIMINAL CASENova Scotia's environment minister says he wasn't trying to avoid testifying when he failed to show up for a court hearing for a woman accused of...
What's Making News in Atlantic Canada
What's making news in Atlantic Canada--NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR VOTERS GOING TO POLLS ON NOV. 30Newfoundland and Labrador's premier is formally kicking off the provincial election.The province has a fixed election date of Nov. 30 and Premier Paul Davis...
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