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Articles from January 20, 2016

Advisory Board Calls for Significant Investment in Northern Infrastructure
Invest in northern infrastructure: report--A government advisory group is calling for significant investment in northern infrastructure that would include tax breaks to companies setting up shop in the territories.The National Aboriginal Economic Development...
Age Not a Consideration as NDP Leader Tom Mulcair Eyes 2019 Election
Age not a consideration for Mulcair--MONTEBELLO, Que. - Tom Mulcair may be 17 years older than Justin Trudeau, but he's not about to let his age keep him from leading the New Democrats into the 2019 election.The NDP leader, who continues to be grilled...
Alberta RCMP Officers Found Not Guilty of Assault in Arrest of Man with Root Beer
Officers not guilty in arrest of man with root beer--RED DEER, Alta. - Three Alberta RCMP officers have been found not guilty of assaulting a man they arrested for carrying a bottle of root beer.The RCMP said in a statement that the Red Deer judge "exonerated"...
Arts Groups Focus More on Canadian Acts to Cope with Shrinking Loonie
Arts groups coping with shrinking loonie--SASKATOON - Saskatchewan festival and theatre-goers may notice more Canadian talent on the schedule as local arts groups cope with a shrinking loonie and changing consumer habits.Director Kevin Tobin says the...
Bank of Canada Holds Key Interest Rate, Handing off Stimulus Football to Trudeau
Economy-boosting keys handed to Trudeau--OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada stuck with its key lending rate Wednesday, a move that essentially hands over the economy-boosting controls to the federal government.Governor Stephen Poloz offered a peek behind the...
B.C. Ranchers Protect 4,500 Hectares of Land from Development: Conservancy
B.C. ranchers protect land from development--INVERMERE, B.C. - A southeastern British Columbia ranch 11 times the size of Stanley Parks has been protected from development by its owners.The Nature Conservancy of Canada says Bob and Barb Shaunessy have...
Bed Bug Hitches Ride on Halifax Bus, Forcing Commuter to Strip Down in Snow
Bed bug hitches ride on Halifax bus--HALIFAX - A commuter has discovered a bed bug on a city transit bus, in what an expert says is a disturbing reminder of the potential range of the hardy, hitchhiking insects.Jason Johnson took a photo of the bug Monday...
Blue Jays Pitcher Marcus Stroman Comfortable Being an Anchor in Rotation
Stroman comfortable in top starter role--TORONTO - Marcus Stroman appears tailor-made to be the new ace of the Toronto Blue Jays' starting rotation.The young right-hander oozes confidence and is up for whatever challenge comes his way. He also appears...
Canada Has Legal 'Levers' on Saudi Deal, but Won't Revisit Decision: Official
Canada won't revisit Saudi arms deal--OTTAWA - Canada's foreign ministry is closely monitoring all of the country's military exports, but won't revisit the controversial decision to allow the sale of light armoured vehicles to Saudi Arabia, The Canadian...
Canada's Brady Leman Summoning Ski Cross Speed on Home Snow at Nakiska
Leman summoning ski cross speed on home snow--NAKISKA, Alta. - Brady Leman estimates he's logged hundreds of runs at Nakiska Ski Resort while growing up in nearby Calgary. One at age 12 was particularly memorable for him."One of my earliest memories...
Canadian Hockey League 2015-16 Players of the Week
Canadian Hockey League 2015-16 Players of the Week--TORONTO - The weekly awards for the 2015-16 season as announced by the Canadian Hockey League: Players of the WeekJan. 19 _ Reid Gardiner, RW, Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)Jan. 12 _ Maxime Comtois, LW,...
Canadian Performers Heartened by Diversity in Canadian Screen Award Nominations
Canadian actors tout diversity of homegrown TV, film--TORONTO - While diversity woes plague the Oscars, Canadian performers are touting a much more inclusive slate of nominees for this country's biggest film and television awards.Film actors nominated...
Canadian Sound Pro Charles Moniz Going to the Grammys for 'Uptown Funk'
Canadian Charles Moniz on his 'Uptown Funk' Grammy nod--TORONTO - He helped build "Uptown Funk" with Bruno Mars and recorded the teacup-shattering power vocals of Adele in an intimate studio session.Now, Canadian sound engineer Charles Moniz is heading...
Chances Good Both Bouchard and Azarenka Will Play at Fed Cup Tie in Quebec City
Hopes high Bouchard will play Fed Cup--MONTREAL - A top Tennis Canada official is confident that both Eugenie Bouchard and former world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka will take part in a Canada-Belarus Federation Cup tie next month in Quebec City.Eugene Lapierre,...
Child Worker at Trial for Couple Accused of Abuse Says Girls Became Gaunt
Child worker testifies at abuse trial--REGINA - A child protection worker has testified that two little girls who lived in a series of short-term placements had changed from being chubby-faced when she last saw them to gaunt and thin several months later.The...
Clayton Faces French Veteran Salmon in Main Event of Casino Fight Card
Canada's Clayton set for main event--MONTREAL - Custio Clayton is set to fight in the main event in a boxing series that spawned several world champions.The Dartmouth, N.S. welterweight, off to a 5-0 start to his pro career, will face French veteran...
CM Punk Says He Is 'Human, Sexy Trophy' That Everyone Wants to Win
CM Punk says he is 'human, sexy trophy'--TORONTO - No stranger to calling out opponents from his days in the WWE, Phil (CM Punk) Brooks watched with interest as novice MMA fighter Mickey Gall pointed the finger at him.Brooks, who has been in training...
Crown Seeks 10 to 12 Years in Prison for Gordon Stuckless: Lawyer
Crown wants Stuckless jailed 10-12y: lawyer--TORONTO - The lawyer for the man at the heart of the Maple Leaf Gardens sex abuse scandal says prosecutors want his client jailed for 10 to 12 years.Prosecutors decided last month not to seek dangerous offender...
Crown Wants New Murder Trial for Calgary Woman Who Tossed Newborns into Garbage
Supreme Court to hear Alberta infanticide argument--OTTAWA - Alberta Crown prosecutors argue the charge of infanticide is "outdated and rife with problems" and have asked Canada's top court to order a new trial for a woman convicted of the crime after...
Dennis Oland's Lawyers File Appeal of Murder Conviction in Father's Death
Appeal filed of Dennis Oland's conviction--FREDERICTON - Lawyers for Dennis Oland have filed an appeal of his conviction on a charge of second-degree murder for the 2011 death of his father in Saint John, N.B."The verdict of second degree murder was...
DeRozan Powers Raptors to Sixth Straight Victory, 115-109 over Celtics
DeRozan powers Raptors over Celtics--TORONTO - DeMar DeRozan's teammates know exactly what to do whenever the Raptors guard gets into a groove.Just let him go.DeRozan poured in 34 points, including 18 in the third quarter alone, to lead Toronto to a...
Dixon Scores Winner, Canada Beats United States at World Sledge Hockey Challenge
Dixon, Canada beats US 3-2 in shootout--BRIDGEWATER, N.S. - When Adam Dixon was given a second chance, he knew it had to count.Dixon was already stopped once in the shootout by American goaltender Steve Cash, but his coach Ken Babey went back to him...
Dozens of Families with No-Fly List Hassles Contact Ontario Boy's Mother
Dozens of children endure no-fly list hassles--OTTAWA - It turns out the little Ontario boy who's been having trouble boarding airplanes is far from alone.The whirlwind of publicity about six-year-old Syed Adam Ahmed's difficulty at the airport has prompted...
Drouin Suspended by Lightning for Failing to Report to Minor-League Game
Drouin suspended indefinitely by Lightning--TORONTO - Syracuse Crunch coach Rob Zettler was caught off guard when Jonathan Drouin informed him he would not attend the team's American Hockey League game against the Toronto Marlies on Wednesday night.Drouin...
Editorial Exchange: Ambrose Is Walking Tories Down a Thin Line
Editorial Exchange: Ambrose is walking Tories down a thin line--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published Jan. 19:It's a thin line any interim leader must walk. You don't want to stray too far off the path in terms of policy and alienate supporters....
Editorial Exchange: Canada Must Hang Tough after Latest Terrorist Attacks
Editorial Exchange: Canada must hang tough after latest terrorist attacks--An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle-Herald, published Jan. 18:We mourn, with so many Canadians, the seven Quebecers murdered in the horrific -- and senseless -- terrorist...
Editorial Exchange: Chase Down Murderers of Canadians Killed in Burkina Faso
Editorial Exchange: Chase down murderers of Canadians killed in Burkina Faso--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Jan. 18:The African jihadists who murdered six Quebecers and 23 others in Burkina Faso have sought to dress up their savagery...
Editorial Exchange: Framing the Inquiry
Editorial Exchange: Framing the inquiry--An editorial from the Prince George Citizen, published Jan. 18:The federal Liberals are quickly finding out announcing a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women was the easy decision. Never...
Editorial Exchange: Life in the Fa$t Lane
Editorial Exchange: Life in the fa$t lane--An editorial from the Prince George Citizen, published Jan. 19:If David Bowie made some of the most important music of the 1970s to stimulate the mind, producing songs and styles that challenged convention,...
Editorial Exchange: The News>Opinion>Editorials Need to Have Handle on These Numbers
Editorial Exchange: The News>Opinion>Editorials Need to have handle on these numbers--An editorial from the New Glasgow News, published Jan. 18:The federal Conservatives in their final year in office began to acknowledge they were in a tight spot...
Editorial Exchange: Time for Clarity on Canada's Military Role
Editorial Exchange: Time for clarity on Canada's military role--An editorial from the Hamilton Spectator, published Jan. 19:Nearly 100 days into its first majority mandate the Trudeau Liberal government is continuing to enjoy broad and strong support...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Wednesday, Jan. 20
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Eugenie Bouchard Eliminated at Australian Open
Bouchard bounced at Australian Open--MELBOURNE, Australia - Canada's Eugenie Bouchard missed her bid for a spot in the third round of the Australian Open, falling 6-4, 6-2 Wednesday to fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland.The 21-year-old from Westmount,...
Feds Seek More Cities to Take Syrian Refugees but Will Only Pay until Next Year
Funds coming for more refugee centres--OTTAWA - More cities could see Syrian refugees sent their way but federal funds to help support them will only last until March 2017.The influx of Syrian refugee arrivals has now forced agencies in at least three...
Five Facts about Nova Scotia NDP Leadership Rivals Gary Burrill and Dave Wilson
Five things about Nova Scotia's NDP hopefuls--HALIFAX - Gary Burrill and Dave Wilson are also vying to be the next leader of the Nova Scotia NDP. Here are five things to know about each candidate:---Gary Burrill:-- The 60-year-old ordained United Church...
Five Things the Jury at the Trial of Const. James Forcillo Didn't Hear
Five things the jury at the Forcillo trial didn't hear--TORONTO - A Toronto jury has spent more than two months hearing the case of Const. James Forcillo, accused of second-degree murder and attempted murder in the 2013 shooting of 18-year-old Sammy...
GoFundMe Raising Money for Single Manitoba Mom Badly Hurt in Crash
GoFundMe raising money for injured mom--KILLARNEY, Man. - Donations are pouring in to a GoFundMe page for a Manitoba woman who spent a painful and frigidly cold night in a ditch, huddled for warmth with her young daughter after they were thrown from...
Harper Relations with Supreme Court Not Especially Antagonistic, Study Finds
Harper, high court animosity overblown: study--TORONTO - The popular view that the relationship between the Conservative government under Stephen Harper and the Supreme Court of Canada was especially hostile appears to be misguided, a new study concludes.At...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Wednesday, Jan. 20
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...
Health Ministers Want to Talk about Need for More Health Dollars from Ottawa
Health ministers want more federal cash--VANCOUVER - The provinces and territories are mounting a united front to persuade the federal government to boost its share of health-care spending to at least 25 per cent of their costs.British Columbia Health...
'Homeless Jesus' Statue Being Mistaken for Real Person in Hamilton
'Homeless Jesus' being mistaken for person--HAMILTON - A statue in the southern Ontario city of Hamilton is getting a lot of attention from paramedics as a recent blast of wintry weather has resulted in calls about a homeless person sleeping on a bench.Hamilton...
Hottest Average Global Temperature Ever Recorded Didn't Apply to Canada in 2015
Hottest global year didn't apply to Canada--OTTAWA - Call it cold comfort, but Atlantic Canada was one of the only regions on the planet that had cooler-than-average temperatures last year, according to Environment Canada.On a day when NASA officially...
Jury Weighing Fate of Toronto Police Officer Who Shot Teen on Empty Streetcar
Jury weighing fate of Toronto cop who shot teen--TORONTO - The fate of a Toronto police officer is now in the hands of a jury that will decide whether he ignored other options and acted as "a hothead and a bully" when he gunned down a teen on an empty...
Key Dates in the Case of Const. James Forcillo, Charged in Death of Sammy Yatim
Key dates in the case of Sammy Yatim--TORONTO - A jury is now deliberating the fate of Const. James Forcillo, charged in the 2013 shooting death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim. Here are some key dates:___July 27, 2013: Forcillo shoots nine bullets at Yatim...
Liberals Wind Down Controversial Political Audits of Charitable Groups
Liberals wind down charity political audits--OTTAWA - The Liberal government is winding down a controversial Conservative program of political-activity audits on charities, but it won't redefine what is political -- nor will it change how much political...
Lidia Bastianich Offers Master Class on Italian Cuisine in New Book
Lidia Bastianich's new book a primer on Italian food--TORONTO - Like a good risotto or braised veal shanks, the new cookbook "Lidia's Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Great Italian Cook" (Appetite by Random House)...
Lidia Bastianich's Recipes for Pasta with Clams; Chocolate-Hazelnut Cake
Recipes: Lidia's pasta with clams and zucchini--Lidia Bastianich hopes her new book, "Lidia's Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine," will help dispel apprehensions some people may have about cooking."Just the fact of relaxing in the kitchen and give...
'Minecraft: Pocket Edition' Top Paid iPhone App in Canada
'Minecraft: Pocket Edition' top paid iPhone app--Top 10 free and paid apps for the iPhone and iPad in Canada for Jan. 11-17.Top Paid iPhone Apps1. Minecraft: Pocket Edition (Mojang)2. Geometry Dash (RobTop Games AB)3. Heads Up! (Warner Bros.)4. Akinator...
'Minecraft: Pocket Edition' Top Paid iPhone Game App in Canada
'Minecraft: Pocket Edition' top paid iPhone game app--Top 10 free and paid game apps for the iPhone and iPad in Canada for Jan. 11-17.Top Paid iPhone Game Apps1. Minecraft: Pocket Edition (Mojang)2. Geometry Dash (RobTop Games AB)3. Heads Up! (Warner...
Montreal Factory Gives Syrian Refugees Jobs, French Classes, Tips to Integrate
Quebec factory more than job for refugees--MONTREAL - When Syrian refugee Garouj Nazarian is asked how he likes working for his boss, the answer comes in choppy English -- but the sentiment shines through."So much good," he says with a big smile, offering...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (11,843.11, down 159.13 points):First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Miner. Down 13 cents, or 4.56 per...
Newfoundland Man Found Not Criminally Responsible in Soccer Stabbing
Man found not criminally responsible in soccer stabbing--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - "Get that kid."Those were the words of a schizophrenic "command voice" so powerful that Nicholas Layman cannot be convicted in the stabbing of an 11-year-old boy on a Newfoundland...
New Ontario University Program Hopes to Boost Number of Aboriginal Teachers
Program aims to create more aboriginal teachers--TORONTO - An Ontario university will offer a new program next fall that it hopes will help boost aboriginal numbers among teachers.Cathy Bruce, interim dean of education at Trent University, says the school...
Newsroom Union at Halifax Chronicle Herald Files 48-Hour Strike Notice
Halifax Herald union files strike notice--HALIFAX - The union that represents editorial staff at the Halifax Chronicle Herald said it filed a 48-hour strike notice Wednesday after the failure of last-ditch contract talks with management at Canada's largest...
Nguyen Has Learned Resilience from His Father, a Vietnamese Refugee
Nguyen has learned resilience from his dad--It hasn't been an easy season for Nam Nguyen.He's going through another growth spurt that has thrown his skating slightly off-kilter. He's feeling the pressure of defending his Canadian title against a field...
N.S. Fishing Villages Abuzz with Speculation about Big Theft of Premium Lobster
Nova Scotians eager to crack lobster caper--CAPE SABLE ISLAND, N.S. - Small fishing villages along Nova Scotia's southern shore are buzzing over a whodunit involving 48 crates of pricey, premium-grade lobster that were hauled out of an ocean-based pen...
One-Time Slasher Flick Queen Lenore Zann Seeks Role as Nova Scotia's NDP Leader
Actor-turned-politician Zann eyes bigger role--TRURO, N.S. - Actor Lenore Zann thought she left Hollywood behind when she ran for the provincial NDP in Nova Scotia, but her welcome to politics was straight out of a celebrity gossip tabloid.Zann had been...
Pastrnak with Goal, Assist as Bruins Avenge Classic, Top Slumping Canadiens 4-1
Bergeron goal lifts B's over Habs 4-1--MONTREAL - Coach Michel Therrien's frustration is starting to boil over.Once again, his Montreal Canadiens fired blanks despite outshooting their opponent as the rival Boston Bruins pulled out a 4-1 victory Tuesday...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory for Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photographers.ADDITIONS: AP coverage, US-Central, US-East...
Plunging Loonie Could Be Boon for Startups Seeking Venture Capital
Plunging loonie could be boon for startups--TORONTO - Industry watchers say the tumbling loonie is a blessing in disguise when it comes to Canadian startups and the innovation economy as U.S. venture capitalists look to make their investments go further.As...
Possible Ikea Return to Halifax Prompts Twitter Buzz from Those Who Miss Shop
Ikea announcement has social media buzzing--HALIFAX - Ikea is making a big announcement in Halifax on Friday, sparking fevered speculation the Scandinavian furniture chain is returning to Atlantic Canada.Ikea Canada said its president, Stefan Sjostrand,...
Postmedia Woes a Microcosm of Challenges Facing Entire Newspaper Industry
Postmedia woes suggest growing monopoly--TORONTO - Postmedia's layoffs and newsroom mergers hint at a growing media monopoly in Canada, critics say, with some calling for government intervention to find a solution to the newspaper industry's money woes.But...
Prairie Update
(Mba-Syrians-Donation)A Winnipeg hotel that is being converted into luxury apartments is giving 34-suites worth of bed frames, mattresses and sofas to Syrian refugees.John Saad, general manager of Place Louis Riel Suite Hotel, says they could have sold...
Privacy Myths Keep People from Reporting Suspected Child Abuse, Officials Say
Pamphlet lays out duty to report child abuse--TORONTO - Recent inquests into the deaths of Ontario children have failed to shake persistent myths that prevent many people from reporting concerns about kids to child welfare authorities, two provincial...
Probe Clears Police Guard of Criminal Wrongdoing in Death of Drunken Man
Guard cleared of wrongdoing in man's death--HALIFAX - The Serious Incident Response Team has cleared a guard of criminal wrongdoing in the death of an intoxicated man who was found unconscious in a Halifax police cell in 2013.However, the independent...
Saskatoon Police Cite Privacy for Policy Change in Custody Information
Police tighten privacy for people in custody--SASKATOON - Police in Saskatoon are being more careful with information about people they may be holding in custody.Spokeswoman Kelsie Fraser says the change is meant to ensure police are in compliance with...
Some Facts about the Case of the Toronto Cop Charged in Sammy Yatim's Death
Facts about the case of Const. James Forcillo--TORONTO - Some facts about the case of the Toronto police officer charged in the death of a teen on an empty streetcar two and a half years ago.THE VICTIM: Sammy Yatim. Evidence at the trial has shown that...
Stampeders Release Star Receiver Eric Rogers to Allow Him to Sign with 49ers
Former Stamps star Rogers signs with 49ers--CALGARY - CFL receiving yards leader Eric Rogers has signed with the NFL's San Francisco 49ers.Rogers confirmed the signing on his Twitter account.The Calgary Stampeders released Rogers, was scheduled to become...
'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' by Alan Dean Foster Tops Maclean's Fiction List
'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' tops Maclean's fiction list--Here are the top 10 hardcover fiction and non-fiction books in Canada for the week ending Jan. 17 as compiled by Maclean's magazine. The previous week's position is in parentheses.FICTION1....
Statistics Canada Says Manufacturing and Wholesale Sales Post Gains in November
Manufacturing and wholesale sales post gains--OTTAWA - Manufacturing sales were better than expected in November, rising 1.0 per cent to $50.8 billion amid a big boost from the auto sector, which saw sales improve 3.8 per cent, Statistics Canada reported...
'Thanking Our Lucky Stars:' Canadian Resort Real Estate Loves High U.S. Dollar
Strong U.S. dollar a boon for resort real estate--Realtors who sell Canadian resort properties say the low loonie is spurring interest from American buyers who are looking to pick up cheap vacation homes north of the border."We're thanking our lucky...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Jan. 21--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Jan. 21 as of 9 p.m. ET: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times local...
Top Atlantic News
Top Atlantic News--Here are the Top Atlantic News stories from The Canadian Press as of 4:30 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 11:30 A.M
Top B.C. News--WEDNESDAY, Jan 20B.C.-YUKON NEWS ADVISORYHere are the top B.C. and Yukon news stories from The Canadian Press as of 11:30 a.m. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops.STORIES IN THE NEWS:This...
Top News Advisory for Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016
Top News Advisory for Jan. 20--Wednesday, Jan. 203:25 p.m.Here are the latest Top News stories from The Canadian Press. Entries are subject to change. This includes projected word counts and the estimated timing of stories and updates, both of which...
Top Sports Advisory at 4 P.M., Wednesday, Jan. 20
Top Sports Advisory at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 20--Good afternoon from Canadian Press Sports!Advisories will hit the wire around 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET on weekdays and will also be sent to editors by email. On weekends, the advisories will move at 3 p.m....
Tories Say Liberals Need to Slow Down on Engaging Iran after Nuclear Deal
Tories say Liberals need to slow down on Iran--OTTAWA - A Conservative foreign affairs critic says the Liberal government shouldn't lift sanctions or re-open its embassy in Iran because of continuing threats to foreign diplomats.Peter Kent is also refuting...
Trial for Three Saskatchewan Metis Hears Arguments over Hunting Rights
Trial hears arguments over Metis hunting rights--MEADOW LAKE, Sask. - A debate over indigenous rights versus provincial law has brought at least 45 witnesses to a trial this week for three Metis hunters in Saskatchewan.The men from Meadow Lake are charged...
Trudeau Picks Veteran Bureaucrat Wernick to Be New Clerk of the Privy Council
Trudeau names new top federal bureaucrat--OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau is putting his stamp on the inner workings of the federal government, choosing a veteran civil servant to be the country's top bureaucrat.The prime minister has named Michael Wernick as...
Trudeau's Message at World Economic Forum: Canada Open for Business, Investment
In Davos, Trudeau talks up Canada's brainpower--DAVOS, Switzerland - Canada's new Trudeau-era economy will be as much about brain power as it is fossil fuels, the prime minister told a high-powered economic forum Wednesday as he set out to rebrand the...
TSX Listed Corporate Dividends and Distributions Declared Jan. 20
TSX listed corporate dividends, distributions--Dividends or distributions were declared or updated on the following listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Jan. 20, 2016.<Pinebridge Invest Grade Preferred Sec Fund Un (TSX:PRF.UN): $0.125. Payable...
TSX Posts Triple-Digit Loss and Loonie Rises as Oil Weighs on Global Markets
TSX posts triple-digit loss as oil weighs--TORONTO - The Toronto stock market posted a triple-digit loss Wednesday on another wild day on global markets as the price of oil fell yet again.The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index ended...
Veteran Quarterback Durant Restructures Deal with Saskatchewan Roughriders
Riders restructure starter Durant's contact--After having suffered season-ending injuries the last two years, Darian Durant took another hit for the Saskatchewan Roughriders.Durant gave the Roughriders a discount when he signed a new one-year deal with...
Website Offers Help to People Who Suffer from Condition of Pulling out Own Hair
Pulling out own hair? You're not alone--WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg woman has launched a website that hopes to offer help to thousands of people who have a little-known condition called Trichotillomania.Tenesha Lawson says the mental health condition causes...
West Hurt by Low Oil Prices Welcomes Possible Federal Infrastructure Money
West welcomes possible infrastructure money--REGINA - Political leaders in Saskatchewan and Alberta are welcoming word of federal money to help with infrastructure projects during tough times.The federal government has been saying it wants to fast-track...
WHL Roundup: Pollock, Lee Lead Oil Kings in 3-1 Win over Warriors
WHL Roundup: Oil Kings top Warriors--EDMONTON - Brett Pollock had a goal and an assist and Payton Lee made 32 saves as the Edmonton Oil Kings beat the Moose Jaw Warriors 3-1 on Tuesday in Western Hockey League action.Tyson Gruninger and Dario Meyer,...
Wolf Cull Resumes as Opponents Take Fight against B.C. to Court
Wolf cull resumes as group goes to B.C. court--VICTORIA - British Columbia's controversial wolf cull program that involves shooting the animals from helicopters to save endangered caribou herds is on again in the Kootenay region, the government said...
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