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Articles from February 18, 2016

2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts Rosters
2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts rosters--GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. - Rosters for the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the Canadian women's curling championship to be held through Feb. 28 in Grande Prairie, Alta. (in order of province, home club, skip,...
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Alberta Company Wants to Build Facility to Store, Service Up to 850 Rail Cars
Company wants 850-car rail facility built near park--EDMONTON - A company wants to build a facility to store and service up to 850 rail cars near Lamont, Alta., a few kilometres north of Elk Island National Park.Alberta Midland Railway Terminal Ltd....
A Look at Canada's Health Care Program for Refugees, by the Numbers
Refugee health care, by the numbers--OTTAWA - The Liberal government is restoring health care coverage for all refugees and refugee claimants beginning this April; next year, it will extend coverage to some refugees before they even arrive in Canada....
Argos Will Host Rival Ticats at BMO Field to Kick off 2016 CFL Regular Season
Argos, Ticats open '16 schedule at BMO Field--TORONTO - The 2016 CFL season will begin and end at BMO Field.The Toronto Argonauts will host their arch rivals, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, at their new home to kick off the 2016 campaign June 23. And the season...
Bernier Gets Another Chance to Seize Leafs Crease in 200th Game
Leafs turn to Bernier with Reimer scuffling--TORONTO - The door of the Maple Leafs crease is apparently open again for Jonathan Bernier.Bernier will get the start when the Leafs host the New York Rangers at Air Canada Centre on Thursday night. It's an...
Blind Photographers Hope Exhibit of Work Will Expose Talent, Shatter Stereotypes
Blind photographers exhibit work in Winnipeg--WINNIPEG - When amateur photographer Tara Miller lost most of her vision in high school, she did what most people would expect -- she put her camera away.It wasn't until years later that Miller picked up...
Business News Advisory
Business News Advisory--THURSDAY, FEB. 18,2016BUSINESS NEWS ADVISORYHere are the CP Business Department's late plans for today. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Entries are subject to change as news develops. If you have any questions, please...
Canada's Electronic Spies at the Centre of Beefed-Up ISIL Intelligence Effort
CSE to get bigger role vs. ISIL: sources--OTTAWA - The Communications Security Establishment, Canada's electronic spy service, is set to play a more prominent role in the war against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, The Canadian Press has learned.Multiple...
Canada's Weaver, Poje Second after Short Dance Program of 4 Continents
Weaver, Poje 2nd after Day 1 at 4 Continents--TAIPEI, Taiwan - Canada's Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford and ice dancers Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje are all within striking distance of gold at the Four Continents figure skating championships.Duhamel,...
Canadian Artist and Wife Paint Mural to Raise Awareness of Garbage Crisis in India
Cdn man, wife behind Indian mural--The mural overlooking a busy market in the northern Indian city of Dehradun shows the face of a young child peering over a wall, along with an ominous message."The greatest risk to our planet is thinking someone else...
Canadian Curling Hall of Fame's Class of 2016 to Include Five Inductees
Curling Hall of Fame welcomes Class of 2016--OTTAWA - The Canadian Curling Hall of Fame's Class of 2016 will include Ina Forrest, Darryl Neighbour, Earle Morris, Bob Weeks and Pierre Charette, Curling Canada announced Thursday.Forrest, a native of Spallumcheen,...
Canadian Defender Kadeisha Buchanan Named to FIFPro Women's World XI
Another honour for Canada's Kadeisha Buchanan--HOUSTON - Another honour for Canadian defender Kadeisha Buchanan.The 20-year-old from Brampton, Ont., has been named to the inaugural FIFPro Women's World XI, as voted on by female players around the world....
Canadian Tire Sees E-Commerce as a 'Mammoth Opportunity': CEO
Canadian Tire eyes acquisitions in e-commerce--TORONTO - The next acquisition for Canadian Tire Corp. will likely be in e-commerce, says the head of the national retailer."We set a path for ourselves to be a leader in e-commerce in Canada and that's...
Canadian Women's Curling Champions Full-Team List
Expanded Scotties Curling Champions--Past winners of the Scotties Tournament of Hearts Canadian women's curling championship (with skip, third, second, lead, alternate and coach _ if available):2015 _ Manitoba (Jennifer Jones, Kaitlyn Lawes, Jill Officer,...
Canadian Women's Soccer Team Primed to Book Ticket to Rio Olympics
Canada primed to book Olympic ticket--HOUSTON - Less than eight months after exiting the World Cup on home soil, Canada is poised to book its ticket Friday to women's soccer other major -- the Olympics.Costa Rica stands in the way in the CONCACAF Women's...
Coach Therrien under Fire after Pinning Latest Loss on Flashy Subban's Mistake
Therrien under fire as Habs losses mount--MONTREAL - Debate raged Thursday on whether Montreal Canadiens coach Michel Therrien should be axed after he pinned the blame for his club's latest defeat on star defenceman P.K. Subban.General manager Marc Bergevin's...
Cody Ceci's Third-Period Goal Lifts Senators over Hurricanes
Ceci scores winner, Senators down Hurricanes--OTTAWA - It's only two wins, but Ottawa coach Dave Cameron is more than happy to call it a streak.The Senators defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 Thursday night to post back-to-back victories for the first...
Commissioner Bettman Upholds Wideman's 20-Game Suspension
Commissioner Bettman upholds Wideman's 20-game suspension--NEW YORK, N.Y. - NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman upheld Calgary Flames defenceman Dennis Wideman's 20-game suspension for cross-checking a linesman.The NHL announced the appeal decision Wednesday.Wideman...
Conservatives Urge Ontario to Provide More Funding to Combat Human Trafficking
PCs want funding to fight human trafficking--TORONTO - Advocates who work with victims of human trafficking are urging the Ontario government to adopt a private member's bill to take immediate action to address what they call a crisis."Sex trafficking...
Corporate Wealth Manager Turns Cupcake Mogul with Prairie Girl Bakery, Cookbook
Corporate wealth manager turns cupcake mogul--TORONTO - Becoming a cupcake mogul might seem like an about-face for a lawyer and financial executive, but for Jean Blacklock launching Prairie Girl Bakery seemed like a natural next step.She spent a dozen...
CRTC Denies Appeal to Force Big Telcos to Give Access to Their Wireless Networks
CRTC denies small Internet provider appeal--TORONTO - Canada's broadcast regulator has denied an appeal by small Internet providers to require major telecommunications companies to provide access to their wireless networks.The Canadian Network Operators...
Decision on Storing Ontario Nuclear Waste Delayed Again for More Study
Ontario nuclear waste decision delayed--TORONTO - The federal government has again delayed a decision on Ontario Power Generation's plan to bury nuclear waste at the Bruce Nuclear site near Lake Huron.OPG says the federal government has said it won't...
Defending Dubya: How George W. Bush's Record Became a GOP Primary Issue
Trump's odd tactic: Slamming Dubya's record--CHARLESTON, S.C. - Fending off attacks on George W. Bush from anti-war liberals used to be part of David Wilkins's job description when he was U.S. ambassador to Canada a decade ago.It even compelled him to...
Dominican Alex Garcia Finds New Home in Montreal, Looks to Rise Up UFC Ranks
Dominican fighter finds new home in Montreal--Growing up in the Dominican Republic, baseball is the game to play. But Alex (The Dominican Nightmare) Garcia always favoured American football."Because I liked to tackle the guy," Garcia explained."I grew...
Don't Forget Oil Sector: Saskatchewan Premier Watches Ottawa on Bombardier
Wall watching Ottawa's reaction to Bombardier--REGINA - Talk of federal aid to help pull Bombardier Inc. out of a nosedive has caught the attention of Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall and the tanking energy sector.Wall says that if the federal government...
Drummers, Dancers Welcome First Woman MLA from First Nation to B.C. Legislature
B.C.'s first woman MLA from First Nation takes seat--VICTORIA - Drummers, dancers and politicians welcomed the first woman from a First Nation to be elected to British Columbia's legislature in an emotional ceremony that saw Melanie Mark wipe away tears.Mark...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Thursday, Feb. 18
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Families of Winnipeg Killer, Victim, Hug after Sentencing for Murder of Senior
Families of killer, victim hug after sentencing--WINNIPEG - A 29-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years for sexually assaulting and strangling a 73-year-old Winnipeg woman.Thomas Brine showed no emotion...
Federal and Provincial Auditors General Combine Forces to Audit Climate Policies
Fed-prov auditors plan common GHG report--OTTAWA - Canada's federal and provincial auditors general are joining forces to come up with the first comprehensive national audit of climate change actions, says the commissioner on the environment and sustainable...
Finning to Cut Up to 500 Additional Jobs in 2016, on Top of 2015 Downsizing
Finning prepares for more job cuts this year--VANCOUVER - Canada's largest Caterpillar heavy equipment dealer says it will cut 400 to 500 jobs from its global operations this year, on top of 1,900 that were announced last year in two separate rounds...
Five Stories in the News Today, Feb. 18
Five stories in the news today, Feb. 18--Five stories in the news today, Feb. 18, from The Canadian Press:------U.S. LIST MAY HAVE TRIPPED UP YOUNGSTERSPublic Safety Minister Ralph Goodale is telling several families that the American no-fly list, not...
Groups Set to Urge UN Committee to Press Canada on Housing, Social Issues
Groups to press UN on Canada's social issues--TORONTO - Activists from across the country are planning to use a United Nations review in Geneva next week to highlight what they see as Canada's lack of action on affordable housing, access to justice and...
Hair Broom Hold-Up: Curling Canada Limits Their Use at Scotties, Brier
Curling Canada limits hair broom use--GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. - Sensing trouble ahead for the season's marquee curling events, Curling Canada is limiting the use of hair brooms at the Canadian women's and men's curling championships.The governing body...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Thursday, Feb. 18
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Hooker Ray Barkwill to Captain Canada in Americas Rugby Championship Clash
Hooker Ray Barkwill to captain Canada--LANGFORD, B.C. - Hooker Ray Barkwill will serve as Canadian captain for the first time as Canada hosts Brazil on Saturday in the Americas Rugby Championship.Barkwill takes over as skipper from prop Hubert Buydens,...
Ice Sculptor to Commemorate Victims of Mass Shooting in la Loche, Sask
Sculptor to commemorate shooting victims--LA LOCHE, Sask. - A Saskatoon ice sculptor is preparing to build a memorial honouring the four people killed in last month's mass shooting in La Loche, Sask.Douglas Lingelbach is heading to the northern Saskatchewan...
Injured Coyotes Prospect Merkley Stays Positive despite Unlucky Season
Rockets prepare for playoff run without Merkley--Nick Merkley is used to adversity.Years ago, a broken right ankle in his second year of peewee hockey kept him out of the lineup for four months. Now the Kelowna Rockets centre will face a new challenge...
Inmate Complaint Leads to Matron Program in Saskatoon Police Cells
Inmate complaint leads to matron program--SASKATOON - A Saskatoon woman who filed a complaint after spending a weekend in a police cell says she's happy with a new matron program but hopes to see even more changes soon.Sheila Crittin was put in a holding...
Inuit Regional Government in Northern Labrador Fires Finance Minister
Inuit council fires finance minister--For the second time in a year, a minister in the Inuit regional government that oversees a swath of northern Labrador has been fired.Nunatsiavut President Sarah Leo said in a statement Finance Minister Danny Pottle...
Judd Apatow on New Netflix Series 'Love'
Judd Apatow on new Netflix series 'Love'--PASADENA, Calif. - Judd Apatow thinks love is funny.The prolific writer/director/producer is one of the creators of "Love," a modern and unblinking look at dating that premieres Friday on Netflix."I think people...
Lawyer Says Blacks 'Don't Feel at Home' in N.S. Courts after Sex Case Dropped
Lawyer says blacks not at home in N.S. courts--HALIFAX - A Halifax lawyer questioned the racial fairness of Nova Scotia's legal system after a sex assault case against him ended Thursday with the charge being formally withdrawn.Lyle Howe, who was accused...
Lawyers for Dennis Oland Say They Will Appeal Decision to Deny Bail
Lawyers to appeal Oland bail decision--FREDERICTON - Defence lawyers for Dennis Oland say they plan to appeal this week's decision to deny their client bail while he awaits appeal of his murder conviction."We are in the process of preparing an application...
Leafs Lose Leading Scorer to Ejection, Fall to Rangers on Late Goal from Stepan
Komarov ejected as Leafs keep sliding--TORONTO - Mike Babcock described the 4-2 loss as a game the Maple Leafs should have won.Playing for the first time at home in two weeks, Toronto controlled most of a Thursday night affair against the New York Rangers...
Liberals Didn't Sign off on Saudi Arms Sale but Will Let It Stand, Says Dion
Liberals didn't approve Saudi deal: Dion--OTTAWA - Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion says the Liberal government does not necessarily approve of Canada's sale of $15 billion worth of light armoured vehicles to Saudi Arabia, a country with a dismal...
Liberals Rule out Cutting the Size of the Military, despite Soaring Deficit
No cuts to size of military, says Sajjan--OTTAWA - Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan has ruled out cutting the size of the Canadian military, despite the country's bleak economic and fiscal picture.The Liberals will concentrate on meeting existing approved...
McCallum, Philpott Cancelling Controversial Cuts to Refugee Health Care
Liberals restoring refugee health coverage--OTTAWA - The federal Liberals are ripping up a patchwork system of health-care coverage for newly arrived refugees and those seeking refugee status in favour of blanket coverage for all, beginning in April.Starting...
Mom of Accused Edmonton Killer Testifies He Was Paranoid, Heard Voices
Accused killer's mom says his paranoia got worse--RED DEER, Alta. - The mother of an Edmonton man accused of killing his girlfriend says her son was paranoid and heard voices.Mark Lindsay, who is 29, is charged with second-degree murder, offering an...
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 (12,931.36, up 64.20 points):Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up three cents, or...
Moving Your Mortgage between Lenders in Search of a Lower Rate Can Cost You
Moving mortgage between banks can cost you--OTTAWA - Homebuyers tend to shop around for the best mortgage rate they can find when first purchasing a property.But when renewal time comes around, chasing the best rate might not save enough to offset the...
Nine Different 'Alphabets:' Inuit Experts Meet in Ottawa to Standardize Language
Inuit experts meet to standardize language--Two Inuit go hunting. One hands the other his rifle and the recipient says "ma'na."His partner, though, has no idea what he's just heard. The word for thanks in his dialect is "qujannamiik."There are only 60,000...
Nova Scotia Shelves Plan to Increase Pharmacare Premiums for Seniors
Nova Scotia shelves pharmacare changes--HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia government abruptly shelved plans to increase drug plan premiums for seniors Thursday, bowing to intense pressure from advocacy groups and admitting to a string of communication snafus.Premier...
Number of EI Recipients Doubles in Alberta in Latest Sign of Economic Woes
Alberta EI numbers double in a year--CALGARY - The number of Albertans receiving employment insurance has doubled in a year, Statistics Canada said Thursday in the latest sign of the province's economic struggles driven by falling oil prices.About 62,500...
OECD Cuts Economic Growth Forecasts for Canada, U.S. and Other Countries
OECD lowers 2016, 2017 economic forecasts--OTTAWA - The OECD has cut its projections for Canadian, U.S. and global economic growth over the next two years and urged governments to respond to help strengthen demand."Global macroeconomic policy, comprising...
OHL Roundup: DeBrincat, Strome Lead Way, Otters Down Firebirds 5-2
OHL Roundup: Otters down Firebirds 5-2--FLINT, Mich. - Alex DeBrincat had two goals and an assist and Dylan Strome added four helpers as the Erie Otters downed the Flint Firebirds 5-2 on Thursday in Ontario Hockey League action.Flint was playing its...
OHL Suspends Flint Firebirds Owner Rolf Nilsen after Coaching Staff Let Go
OHL suspends Firebirds owner Rolf Nilsen--TORONTO - The Ontario Hockey League suspended Flint Firebirds owner Rolf Nilsen on Thursday, a day after the team fired its coaching staff for the second time this season.Head coach and general manager John Gruden...
Ontario Allows Sales of Canadian and International Wines in 300 Grocery Stores
Ontario allows wine sales in grocery stores--TORONTO - Wine, beer and cider will be sold in up to 300 grocery stores in Ontario in the next decade, but that appears to largely be the extent to which the Liberal government is planning to modernize alcohol...
Ontario Bill Would Allow First Responders with PTSD Quicker Treatment
Bill to support first responders with PTSD--TORONTO - Paramedic Marcel Martel never stopped hearing the screams of the parents of the little boy who died right in front of him 15 years ago.After Martel responded to the call in 2001 of the boy being run...
Ontario Students Developing App to Aid Skills Development of People with Autism
Ontario students developing autism-focused tech tools--BRAMPTON, Ont. - With her younger brother Christopher on the autism spectrum, Shauna Jones saw firsthand the need for digital tools to help him and others in their progression towards adulthood."He...
Ottawa Drops Appeal of Omar Khadr's Bail
Feds drop appeal of Omar Khadr's bail--TORONTO - The federal government has decided against pursuing an appeal of an Alberta court's decision to grant former Guantanamo Bay inmate Omar Khadr bail.The decision came in a joint statement Thursday from Public...
Parents Fear Impacts of Lead on Children in Northern B.C. Schools: NDP
NDP blasts delays in lead water tests--VICTORIA - A failed classroom experiment four years ago in northwestern British Columbia has spawned widespread concern from parents who fear their children face risks of lead poisoning from drinking water at their...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory addition for Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photographers. ADDITIONS: QUEBEC CITY--Question...
Plenty of Eyes Will Be on De Grasse, Who Will Make Pro Debut at Millrose Games
De Grasse set to make pro debut in New York--Andre De Grasse is poised to begin his professional career, and he knows more than a few eyes will be watching.The 21-year-old sprint star from Markham, Ont., will make his season debut Saturday in the 60...
Pominville Breaks out of Slump with Goal and Assist, Wild Beat Flames 5-3
Jason Pominville, Wild down Flames 5-3--CALGARY - Minnesota interim coach John Torchetti will take the two points any way he can as the Wild try and push for a playoff spot.Jason Pominville and Erik Haula contributed a goal and an assist each Wednesday...
Private Plasma Donor Clinic Opens in Saskatchewan; Health Ministers Back Move
For-profit plasma donation clinic opens--SASKATOON - Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott is fending off calls to close a private, for-profit plasma donor clinic in Saskatchewan by saying Canada has one of the safest blood systems in the world."We have...
QMJHL Roundup: Kielly Scores Winner as Islanders Edge Armada in Shootout
QMJHL Roundup: Islanders edge Armada in SO--CHARLOTTETOWN - Kameron Kielly scored the tying goal with less than two minutes remaining in the third period, then added the shootout winner as the Charlottetown Islanders earned their third straight victory,...
Quebec Environmental Groups File Court Motion Challenging Energy East
Quebec groups challenging Energy East--MONTREAL - A coalition of environmental groups is taking legal action in the hopes of subjecting the Energy East pipeline project to Quebec's environmental regulations.The group filed a court motion Thursday and...
Quebec Says Uber Should Start Respecting Laws before Asking for Reforms
Quebec demands Uber start respecting laws--QUEBEC - Uber should start respecting the law before it asks for legislative reforms that suit its interests, Transport Minister Jacques Daoust said Thursday during the first day of hearings into the future...
Rabbinical Arbitration Award Upheld in Ontario's Top Court
Court upholds rabbinical arbitration award--TORONTO - An award granted by a Jewish court in New York to a Canadian businessman should stand despite a serious breach of the arbitration agreement involved, Ontario's top court ruled Thursday.In its decision,...
Rebel Ban Sparks Debate over What Constitutes Journalism in the Digital Era
What constitutes journalism in the digital era?--TORONTO - Neither governments nor industry professionals can seem to agree on exactly what constitutes journalism in the digital era -- all they know is that the issue needs to be discussed.The thorny...
Recipes from Prairie Girl Bakery: Red Velvet and Banana Caramel Cupcakes
Cupcake recipes: red velvet and banana caramel--Prairie Girl Bakery owner Jean Blacklock is adamant her confections be baked from scratch using fresh eggs, good-quality chocolate and salted butter, not shortening."Shortening is very much cheaper, but...
Report Finds Inuit Prisoners in Quebec Face Unsanitary Conditions
Quebec Inuit inmates face 'Third World' conditions--QUEBEC - The conditions faced by Inuit inmates in northern Quebec are similar to those in Third World prisons, the province's ombudswoman said Thursday after releasing a scathing report.Unusable sanitary...
School Division Defies Alberta Government, Won't Submit Policy on LGBTQ Students
School division defies Alberta on LGBTQ rules--EDMONTON - An Alberta school division has voted to defy the education minister and not submit a policy on transgender and other sexual minority students.Clark McAskile, chair of the Fort Vermilion School...
Scotties Curling Champions by Province
Scotties Curling Champions by Province--Tournament of Hearts champions by province since the inception of the Canadian women's curling championship in 1961 (note--skips playing as "Team Canada" have only been counted once and not under their home province):SASKATCHEWAN...
Scotties Tournament of Hearts Champions List
Scotties Tournament of Hearts champions list--Past winners of the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the Canadian women's curling championship (with skip in parentheses):2015 _ Manitoba (Jennifer Jones)2014 _ Team Canada (Rachel Homan)2013 _ Ontario (Rachel...
Senator Concerned about Mental Health and Assisted-Death Legislation
Senator worried about assisted-death bill--OTTAWA - Psychological suffering should be excluded from future assisted-death legislation, says a Conservative senator who became a mental-health advocate in the wake of her husband's suicide.Sen. Denise Batters,...
Shopify CEO Calls on Federal Government to Abandon Tax Plan for Stock Options
Shopify CEO tells Grits to drop stock option tax--MONTREAL - The CEO of one of Canada's up-and-coming tech companies is calling on the federal government to abandon its plan to expand taxation of stock options, saying the move will make it more difficult...
Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Case on Search Injunction against Google
Top court to hear Google injunction case--OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada will hear Google's appeal of a British Columbia injunction ordering the Internet titan to stop linking to a company that's being sued for trademark infringement.In 2014, the...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Feb. 18
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Feb. 18--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Feb. 18 as of 8:11 p.m. ET:x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage.Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times local...
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from Feb. 28-March 5
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from Feb. 28-March 5--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Sunday, Feb. 28 to Saturday, March 5; x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit...
'The Witch' Mines Horror from Centuries-Old New England Puritan Angst
'The Witch' mines horror from Puritan angst--TORONTO - Film director and horror fan Robert Eggers was looking for a fresh take on the witch myth. So he sought inspiration in archaic and bygone worlds.The result is his unsettling supernatural tale "The...
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 12:30 P.M
Top B.C. News--Thursday, Feb. 18B.C.-YUKON NEWS ADVISORYHere are the top B.C. and Yukon news stories from The Canadian Press as of 12:30 p.m. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops.IN THE NEWS:Best-BeachesPair...
Top News Advisory for Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016
Top News Advisory for Feb. 18--Thursday, Feb. 186:20 a.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 can...
Top Prairies-North News as of 4 P.M. MST on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016
Top Prairies-North news--Thursday, Feb. 18, 20164 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...
Toronto Ends Higher for Fourth Straight Session as Gold, Oil Prices Climb
TSX ends higher for fourth straight session--TORONTO - The Toronto stock market ended higher for a fourth consecutive day Thursday, as investors sought safety in gold and remained hopeful that an agreement could be reached between major oil-producing...
Trudeau Says He Expects Canada-EU Free Deal to Be Signed This Year
Trudeau expects EU free deal signed this year--OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he expects the ambitious free trade deal between Canada and the European Union to be signed this year.When it is it ratified later, it will be an important milestone...
TSX Listed Corporate Dividends and Distributions Declared Feb. 18
TSX listed corporate dividends, distributions--Dividends or distributions were declared or updated on the following listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Feb. 18, 2016.<Constellation Software Inc. (TSX:CSU): $1. Payable Jan 05. Record Dec...
Ujiri Keeps Roster Intact at Trade Deadline, Looking Ahead to NBA Draft
Raptors remain status quo at trade deadline--TORONTO - Moments after Thursday afternoon's NBA trade deadline passed, Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri walked into a room full of reporters and joked: "You guys are busier than I am."Ujiri opted...
U.S. No-Fly List May Have Tripped Up Canadian Youngsters, Goodale Says
U.S. list may have tripped up youngsters--OTTAWA - The U.S. no-fly list, not Canada's secret air-security roster, might be what has been ensnaring Canadian youngsters, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale is telling several families experiencing travel...
Vancouver and Victoria Consider Supervised Injection in Health Centres
Safe injection in B.C. health centres considered--VANCOUVER - British Columbia health officials are considering offering supervised-injection services in community health clinics, triggered by a new federal government and a spike in fentanyl overdoses.Health...
'Victorious' by Wolfmother among New Album Releases
'Victorious' among new album releases--Here's a list of some new album releases for the week ending Feb. 21:Adept _ "Sleepless"Africaine 808 _ "Basar"After the Burial _ "Dig Deep"AMTHST _ "Euphoria" (EP) Meredith Andrews _ "Deeper"Animal Collective _...
What's Making News in Atlantic Canada
What's making news in Atlantic Canada--N.S. GOVERNMENT BACKS AWAY FROM SENIORS' PHARMACARE CHANGESThe Nova Scotia government is halting its controversial plan to increase pharmacare premiums for wealthier seniors starting April 1.Premier Stephen McNeil...
What's Making News in British Columbia
What's making news in British Columbia--REPEAL OF LAWS NEEDED TO OPEN NEW SUPERVISED-INJECTION SITES: MEDICAL HEALTH OFFICERA growing number of fentanyl overdoses in Vancouver has prompted Vancouver Coastal Health to look at expanding its supervised-injection...
What's Making News in the Prairies
What's making news in the Prairies-----WILDROSE WANTS EQUALIZATION FAIRNESS FOR ALLAlberta's Wildrose party has set up a panel to study the issue of equalization payments, saying it wants fairness for all.Opposition party leader Brian Jean says Quebec...
WHL Calgary at Lethbridge Summary
WHL Calgary at Lethbridge summary--LETHBRIDGE, - Hitmen 6 , Hurricanes 2Calgary 4 0 2 - 6Lethbridge 1 1 0 - 2First Period1, Lethbridge, Wong 33 (Nielsen, Burke), 9:10 (pp). 2, Calgary, Bean 22 (Tr. Sanheim, Fazleev), 12:15. 3, Calgary, Malenstyn 7 13:19....
WHL Roundup: Coulter, Hawryluk Combine for 11 Points as Wheat Kings Topple Ice
WHL Roundup: Wheat Kings hammer Ice 11-1--BRANDON, Man. - Tyler Coulter had three goals and two assists and Jayce Hawryluk scored twice and added four helpers as the Brandon Wheat Kings hammered the Kootenay Ice 11-1 on Wednesday in Western Hockey League...
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