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Articles from March 1, 2016

2016 Toronto Blue Jays Spring Training Schedule
2016 Toronto Blue Jays Spring Training Schedule--Toronto Blue Jays' 2016 spring training schedule (all games in Florida and home dates at Dunedin unless otherwise noted; all times Eastern):Tuesday, Mar. 1Toronto vs. Philadelphia (Clearwater), 1:05 p.m.Wednesday,...
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Agri-Business Boom Keeping Economic Downturn at Bay in Parts of Southern Alberta
Oil and gas woes less a factor in southern Alberta--LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - It doesn't usually get as much attention as the province's oil and gas sector, but the agriculture industry is protecting much of southern Alberta from the economic downturn right...
Alberta Health and Safety Officers to Inspect 200 Convenience Stores, Gas Bars
Alberta to inspect 200 convenience stores, gas bars--EDMONTON - The Alberta government says it will inspect hundreds of stand-alone convenience stores and gas bars over the next three months to ensure workers are safe.Labour Minister Christina Gray says...
Alex Harvey Finishes 11th in Ski Tour Canada Skate-Ski Competition
Harvey 11th in Ski Tour Canada event--GATINEAU, Que. - Canadian Alex Harvey was 11th in the skate-ski sprint at the Ski Tour Canada competition Tuesday.Russia's Sergey Ustiugov captured the opening stage ahead of France's Richard Jouve. American Simeon...
Alison Pill Delights in Darkness of Female-Led TV Thriller 'The Family'
Alison Pill on dark, female-led 'The Family'--TORONTO - When Canadian actress Alison Pill first read the script for her new TV thriller series "The Family," she couldn't put it down."Any time you think you understand who's a good guy and who's a bad...
A Look at Canadian Aid to the Syrian Crisis, by the Numbers
A look at Canadian aid to Syrian crisis--OTTAWA - The dollars are still being counted, but it looks as though donations towards easing the humanitarian crisis created by the Syrian civil war are falling far short of the amount the government was willing...
Amounts of Ontario Student Grants Will Rise with Inflation, Tuition: Minister
Student grants will rise with tuition fees--TORONTO - Grants that will make tuition free for thousands of students will increase along with tuition fee hikes, Ontario's colleges and universities minister said Tuesday as opposition parties clamoured for...
B.C. Applies for Injunction to Remove Homeless Campers from Victoria Tent City
B.C. files injunction to evict homeless camp--VICTORIA - The British Columbia government has filed a court application to evict the remaining homeless campers from a tent city occupying the lawn of Victoria's courthouse.A notice of application filed...
B.C. Says Great Bear Rainforest Act Comes out of Groups Learning to Co-Exist
B.C. introduces rainforest protection law--VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark says her government's protection of the Great Bear Rainforest is British Columbia's gift to the world.The province introduced legislation Tuesday that protects most of the globe's...
B.C. SPCA Says First Time Company Has Been Charged with Animal Cruelty on Farm
Animal abuse charges against dairy farm, workers--CHILLIWACK, B.C. - Twenty counts of animal cruelty have been laid against a dairy farm and seven of its employees in British Columbia's Fraser Valley, about 18 months after a disturbing video surfaced...
Blue Jays Slugger Bautista to Sit out First Week of Exhibition Schedule
Bautista to miss first week of spring games--DUNEDIN, Fla. - Toronto Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista is taking things slow this pre-season.Manager John Gibbons said his all-star right-fielder won't appear in any spring-training games for a week to 10...
British Columbia Hockey League Playoff Glance
British Columbia Hockey League Playoff Glance--BCHL PlayoffsAll Times PacificFIRST ROUNDConference Semifinals(Best-of-7)MAINLAND CONFERENCEChilliwack (1) vs. Coquitlam (4)Friday's gameCoquitlam at Chilliwack, 7 p.m.Saturday's gameCoquitlam at Chilliwack,...
Business News Advisory
Business News Advisory--TUESDAY, MARCH 1,2016BUSINESS 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...
Calgary Sees Home Sales, Benchmark Price Drop but Average Price Rises
Calgary benchmark home price down but average up--CALGARY - Calgary's real estate market continues to show signs of stress with lower sales, listings and benchmark prices in February even as the average price climbed.The latest Calgary Real Estate Board...
Calgary Woman Carries out Doctor-Assisted Death in British Columbia
Calgary woman has doctor-assisted death--CALGARY - A Calgary woman who received a legal exemption for doctor-assisted death has ended her life in Vancouver with the help of two physicians.The woman, who cannot be identified because of a court-ordered...
Canada's Hannah Moscovitch among Winners of $150,000 Literary Prize
Canada's Hannah Moscovitch wins $150,000 literary prize--TORONTO - Acclaimed Toronto-based playwright Hannah Moscovitch hasn't had much time to bask in the glory of her US$150,000 prize for literary achievement.On Tuesday, when Yale University announced...
Canadian Auto Sales Set February Record; Strength Follows Best Year Ever in 2015
Canadian auto sales set February record--TORONTO - Predictions of a downturn in Canadian auto sales this year were left in the dust again last month as sales soared 9.1 per cent to the best February on record, according to DesRosiers Automotive Consultants.February...
Canadian-Based Researcher to Share Brain Prize, Called 'Nobel of Neuroscience'
Toronto-based scientist to share Brain Prize--TORONTO - A Toronto-based researcher is among three scientists receiving the world's most valuable prize for brain research in recognition of their work on the mechanisms of memory.Graham Collingridge, a...
Canadian Donations to Syrian Relief Appear to Fall Short of Government Goal
Aid to Syria falls far short of $100 million--OTTAWA - The dollars are still being counted, but the amount of money donated by Canadians for overseas Syrian relief efforts will likely fall well short of the maximum $100 million the government had promised...
Canadian Heptathlete Theisen-Eaton Wants Others to "Go for Gold"
Theisen-Eaton wants others to "go for gold"--TORONTO - Brianne Theisen-Eaton's goal this summer is an Olympic gold medal.But the Canadian heptathlete said how she sets goals and achieves them is no different than anyone else.The 27-year-old from Humboldt,...
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 WeekMar. 1 _ Tyler Wong, RW, Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)Feb. 23 _ Adam Brooks, C, Regina...
CNN Reporting from Cape Breton as Trump-Inspired Spotlight Continues
Trump website brings CNN to Cape Breton--SYDNEY, N.S. - Two weeks after a saucy Canadian website poked fun at Donald Trump by inviting disaffected American voters to move to Cape Breton, the island's moment in the American spotlight continues unabated.On...
Consumers Eye New Options as CRTC-Mandated Trimmed Down TV Takes Effect
New 'skinny basic' TV rules kick in--OTTAWA - Canada's major TV service providers say it's too early to tell how many of their customers will choose to switch to the new slimmed-down services that are on offer as of today.Under new rules adopted last...
Democratic Front-Runner Hillary Clinton Attacks Valeant for 'Predatory Pricing'
Hillary Clinton sets sights on Valeant--Hillary Clinton has stepped up her battle against predatory drug pricing in her bid to become the next U.S. president -- and she is setting her sights on Valeant Pharmaceuticals.In a new campaign ad on her YouTube...
Despite Lip Service, Trudeau Government Denies Release of Memos on Openness
Trudeau government withholds openness memos--OTTAWA - Federal proposals on how to make the government more open are being kept secret.The Treasury Board Secretariat has chosen to withhold key memos to minister Scott Brison on reforming the antiquated...
Doggie Darlings on Instagram Can Mean Big Business for Their Owners
The business behind DogsOfInstagram--TORONTO - Dean just turned two years old, but he already has more than 107,000 Instagram fans following his squirrel-chasing, stick-fetching and snack-sneaking adventures in Toronto.The floppy-eared basset hound is...
Dry Spring Forecast for Canadian Farmers, Weather Network Predicts
Dry spring for farmers: Weather Network--TORONTO - Canada's farmers could be gearing up for a difficult season, as meteorologists are forecasting a dry spring in agricultural regions.The Weather Network issued its spring forecast on Tuesday and says...
Economy Surprises by Showing Growth to End 2015, but Weaknesses Remain
Economy unexpectedly grows 0.8% to end 2015--OTTAWA - Amid predictions of zero growth, the economy surprised by expanding at an annual rate of 0.8 per cent in the final three months of 2015, Statistics Canada said Tuesday.But the better-than-anticipated...
Electric Cars in B.C. to Get HOV Green Light, Bypass Occupancy Requirements
B.C. gives HOV green light to electric cars--VICTORIA - Drivers who go electric in British Columbia are about to get the green light to travel the province's high occupancy vehicle lanes passenger free.Premier Christy Clark is set to announce Wednesday...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Tuesday, March 1
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...
'Face Swap Live' Top Paid iPhone App in Canada
'Face Swap Live' top paid iPhone app--Top 10 free and paid apps for the iPhone and iPad in Canada for Feb. 22-28.Top Paid iPhone Apps1. Face Swap Live (Laan Labs)2. Minecraft: Pocket Edition (Mojang)3. Facetune (Lightricks Ltd.)4. Assassin's Creed Identity...
Feds Headed for $150B in Deficits over Next 5 Years: TD Bank Forecast
Feds to have $150B in deficits in 5 years: TD--OTTAWA - A new analysis by one of Canada's biggest banks says the federal government is on track to run $150 billion in budget deficits over the next five years.The TD Bank report, released Tuesday, also...
First Ministers Hope to Find Common Ground at Environment Meetings
First ministers eager to find common ground--VANCOUVER - Canada's first ministers have expressed their commitment to finding common ground in the fight against climate change, despite their sometimes conflicting views and priorities.Prime Minister Justin...
Five Stories in the News Today, March 1
Five stories in the news today, March 1--Five stories in the news today, March 1, from The Canadian Press:------NEW 'SKINNY BASIC' TV RULES KICK INAs of today, Canadian TV viewers have a choice between their beefy cable or satellite services or a slimmed-down...
Former Saskatoon Postal Worker Convicted of Mail Theft Can't Explain Her Actions
Convicted postie can't explain mail theft--SASKATOON - A former Canada Post worker in Saskatoon has escaped jail time after admitting she stole gift cards from the mail.Anna Heinbigner, who is 51, was given 18 months of probation Monday after pleading...
Funding Adds New Quake Sensors off B.C. Coast, Able to Sound Early Alarm
Eight new quake sensors to be added off B.C.--VANCOUVER - The organization that monitors undersea conditions off Canada's coast lines will soon have more tools to sound early warnings of potentially damaging earthquakes in an area of the West Coast considered...
Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League Playoff Glance
GOJHL 2016 Playoff glance--GOJHL PLAYOFFSConference Quarter-finals(Best-of-7)GOLDEN HORSESHOE CONFERENCECaledonia (1) vs. Pelham (8)Thursday's gamePelham at Caledonia, 7 p.m.Friday's gameCaledonia at Pelham, 7:30 p.m.Saturday's gamePelham at Caledonia,...
Halifax Spoofed for Asking Dog Owners to Keep Pets Quiet in Off-Leash Park
Halifax spoofed for seeking quieter dog park--HALIFAX - Halifax has raised pet owners' ire by targeting dogs who allegedly bark too loudly at a popular park.The municipality recently erected a sign at the off-leash area of Shubie Park asking pet owners...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Tuesday, March 1
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...
Imperial Tobacco Challenges Quebec Law Banning Flavoured Tobacco, Menthol Smokes
Imperial Tobacco challenges Quebec law--MONTREAL - Imperial Tobacco has launched a legal challenge of certain parts of Quebec's tobacco-control law and is asking a judge to strike them down on constitutional grounds.The company has filed an application...
Inquest Report on Fatal RCMP Shooting Condones 'Killing an Indian:' Chief
Inquest report condones RCMP shooting: chief--GODS LAKE NARROWS, Man. - The leader of a remote northern Manitoba First Nation says the inquest into the fatal RCMP shooting of a man on his reserve essentially condones killing indigenous people. Chief...
Lawyer Offers to Drop Court Case If PM Agrees to Senate Vacancy Time Limit
PM urged to set Senate vacancy time limit--OTTAWA - A Vancouver lawyer who has filed a constitutional challenge over prolonged Senate vacancies is willing to drop the suit if Prime Minister Justin Trudeau agrees to set clear timelines for filling empty...
Leading Canadian Medical Journal to Be Revamped, Editor-in-Chief Being Replaced
Leading Canadian medical journal to be revamped--TORONTO - Canada's premier medical journal will be undergoing a revamp with the aim of bolstering its ranking among international research publications, including the hiring of a new editor-in-chief to...
Letter to Trudeau, Premiers: Scientists Tell Politicians to Rethink Pipelines
Rethink pipelines, scientists tell Trudeau--EDMONTON - Scientists have written an open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the premiers saying that spending on infrastructure for fossil fuels may not be the most productive use of resources.In...
Manitoba Cabinet Minister Decides Not to Run in April Election after Health Scare
Manitoba minister retiring for more family time--WINNIPEG - A Manitoba cabinet minister who suffered a health scare last month is dropping out of the April 19 provincial election race and leaving politics.Tourism Minister Ron Lemieux said Tuesday an...
Maple Leaf Foods Ends 2015 with Profit, Plans to Invest in Bacon Plant
Maple Leaf Foods ends 2015 with a profit--TORONTO - Maple Leaf Foods (TSX:MFI) ended 2015 with a $41.6-million profit for the full year, mostly from its fourth quarter, and will raise its quarterly dividend by 12.5 per cent.The positive finish to the...
Market-Oriented Group Wants to Speed 'Once-in-Lifetime' Clean Economy Transition
Canadians face 'once-in-lifetime' transition--A new cross-sectoral group that includes business leaders, labour, non-governmental organizations, government and academics says it's time to seriously accelerate the transition to a high-efficiency, low...
McDavid and Eichel Forge Similar Paths as Beacons of Hope for Oilers and Sabres
McDavid, Eichel face similar road ahead--BUFFALO, N.Y. - Linked together even before they were selected with the first two picks of the 2015 NHL draft, Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel are again forging a similar path.Both represent the future of struggling...
Media Freedom Not Absolute, Court Told as RCMP Seeks Reporter's Materials
Media special but not that special, court told--TORONTO - Forcing a news outlet to turn over materials it used for stories on a suspected terrorist would set a dangerous precedent for media freedoms, an Ontario court heard Tuesday.In submissions on behalf...
'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 Feb. 22-28.Top Paid iPhone Game Apps1. Minecraft: Pocket Edition (Mojang)2. Assassin's Creed Identity (Ubisoft)3. sugar, sugar...
New Brunswick Premier Looks to Draw Cybersecurity Jobs with Centre of Excellence
Gallant looks to draw cybersecurity jobs--SAN FRANCISCO - New Brunswick is hoping to create some much-needed jobs by establishing a centre of excellence in cybersecurity.Premier Brian Gallant was in San Francisco Tuesday to promote the province to information...
Ontario Junior Hockey League Playoff Glance
Ontario Junior Hockey League Playoff Glance--OJHL PlayoffsConference Quarter-finals(Best-of-7)North-East ConferenceTrenton (1) vs. Newmarket (8)Wednesday's gameNewmarket at Trenton, 7:30 p.m.Thursday's gameTrenton at Newmarket, 7:30 p.m.Sunday's gameNewmarket...
Opposition Parties Decry Liberals' Approach to Parliamentary Security Committee
Don't politicize security oversight: Tories--OTTAWA - Opposition parties say they deserve a seat at the table as the Liberals put together a watchdog committee on national security and intelligence.The Conservatives say the government is politicizing...
Overcrowding Blamed as Females to Be Held at Men's Penitentiary in Newfoundland
Women heading to men's prison in Newfoundland--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Plans to move female prisoners into a separate unit at a men's penitentiary are a "less than ideal" fix for overcrowding, says an inmate advocate."Housing women and men in the same institution...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory addition for Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photographers.ADDITIONS: MONTREAL--Quebec Environment...
QMJHL: Timo Meier Fuels Huskies' Rally Past Foreurs, Including Overtime Winner
QMJHL: Meier fuels Huskies' rally past Foreurs--VAL-D'OR, Que. - Timo Meier had two power-play goals -- including one in overtime -- as the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies rallied past the Val-d'Or Foreurs 6-5 on Tuesday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.Jean-Christophe...
Quebec Wants Injunction against Energy East Pipeline over Environmental Concerns
Quebec to seek injunction against Energy East--CALGARY - National cohesion on Energy East seemed to drift further out of reach Tuesday after the Quebec government announced plans to seek an injunction against the company proposing the cross-Canada pipeline.Environment...
Raptors Waive Canadian Forward Anthony Bennett after Less Than a Year with Club
Raptors waive Canadian Anthony Bennett--TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors have released Anthony Bennett, the first Canadian ever selected first overall in the NBA draft.Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri made the announcement Tuesday."Unfortunately we had...
RCMP Nab Fugitive Moncton Murder Suspect Known for Her Changing Looks
Fugitive Moncton murder suspect arrested--MONCTON, N.B. - A public tip led police to a fugitive New Brunswick murder suspect known for altering her appearance, RCMP said Tuesday. After a two-and-a-half-month search, RCMP said they arrested 20-year-old...
'Room' among New DVD Releases for the Week Ending March 5
'Room' among new DVDs--A look at some DVDs scheduled to be released in the weeks ahead.For the week ending March 5All Roads Lead to RomeThe Americans: The Complete Third SeasonAngry Birds Toons: Season Two, Volume TwoAngry Birds Stella: Season TwoBarbie:...
Saskatchewan Law Allowing People to Privately Pay for MRIs Kicks In
Law allowing private pay MRIs kicks in--REGINA - Legislation that allows people to pay privately for MRI scans has come into force in Saskatchewan.Health Minister Dustin Duncan says two private firms have been licensed by the Ministry of Health to provide...
Saskatchewan Nurses Latest to Oppose Pay-for-Plasma Donation Clinic
Nurses latest to oppose pay-for plasma clinic--REGINA - Nurses are the latest group to join opposition to a private, for-profit plasma donor clinic in Saskatchewan.Tracy Zambory, president of the Saskatchewan Union of Nurses, has written a letter to...
Saskatchewan Premier Wall Disappointed Quebec Seeking Energy East Injunction
Wall disappointed with Quebec over Energy East--EDAM, Sask. - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says he is disappointed with Quebec's decision to seek an injunction over the Energy East pipeline.Wall says Quebec's decision is going to be politically divisive.He...
Scotiabank Grows First-Quarter Profit amid Backdrop of Economic Challenges
Scotiabank grows profit, forecasts headwinds--TORONTO - Scotiabank boosted its first-quarter profit as the last of the big banks to report their earnings showed resiliency against the backdrop of a gloomy economy.But CEO Brian Porter warned Tuesday that...
Senate Committee Report Takes Aim at Fruit Juice in Canada's Food Guide
Senate report takes aim at food guide--OTTAWA - Canada's Food Guide, which presents fruit juice as a healthy choice, is in need of an drastic overhaul to help combat the country's obesity crisis, a Senate committee warned Tuesday as it released findings...
Senators Frustrated to Earn Only a Point in 4-3 Shootout Loss to Blues
Sens frustrated to earn only a point in loss--OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators can only hope they didn't lose more than just a point Tuesday night.Patrik Berglund scored in the 11th round of the shootout as the St. Louis Blues defeated the Senators 4-3.Trailing...
Social Security Tribunal Faces Prospect of New Backlogs over Appointments Delays
Delays likely looming at benefits tribunal--OTTAWA - Canada's social security tribunal is once again facing the prospect of a backlog of cases with almost half its adjudicators slated to leave in the next few months and no replacements in sight.The government...
Stock Markets and Loonie Rallies on Oil Prices, Encouraging Economic Signs
Stock markets rise on positive economic signs--TORONTO - North American stock markets rallied strongly Tuesday, helped by rising oil prices and improved investor sentiment, while encouraging economic data from Ottawa gave the Canadian dollar a solid...
Stroman Pitches Two Innings, Barney Drives in Five as Blue Jays Top Phillies
Blue Jays open spring schedule with win--CLEARWATER, Fla. - Marcus Stroman got his wish to be challenged in his first spring-training outing.The Toronto starter allowed two runs on three consecutive two-out singles during his second inning of work Tuesday...
Switching It Up: Ambidextrous Pitcher Hoping to Prove Himself at Blue Jays Camp
Venditte hoping to prove himself to Blue Jays--DUNEDIN, Fla. - Few active baseball players have official rules named after them.A Blue Jays reliever who can throw with his left and right arm inspired the creation of the Pat Venditte rule in 2008. According...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, March 2, 2016
The Canadian Press News Agenda for march 2--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for March 2 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 B.C. News as of 4 P.M
Top B.C. News--TUESDAY, Feb. 29B.C.-YUKON NEWS ADVISORYHere are the top B.C. and Yukon news stories from The Canadian Press as of 4 p.m. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops.TOP STORIES THIS HOUR:First...
Trudeau Hits the Slopes at Whistler over Weekend, Praises Guards' Ski Skills
Trudeau compliments bodyguards' boarding skills--VANCOUVER - Justin Trudeau is applauding his personal security detail for their skills on the ski hill.The prime minister took some time out of running the country over the weekend to shred some powder...
TSX Listed Corporate Dividends and Distributions Declared March 1
TSX listed corporate dividends, distributions--Dividends or distributions were declared or updated on the following listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Mar. 01, 2016.<Bns Split Corp. Ii Class A Capital (TSX:BSC): $0.1475. Payable Dec 22....
Tuesday's Grouped Soccer Scores
Tuesday's Grouped Soccer Scores--ENGLANDPremier LeagueEverton 3 Aston Villa 1Bournemouth 2 Southampton 0West Brom 2 Leicester City 2Chelsea 2 Norwich 1Crystal Palace 2 Sunderland 2ChampionshipBlackburn 2 Middlesbrough 1League OneBarnsley 2 Coventry 0Colchester...
U.S. Election: Trump, Clinton Dominant in Super Tuesday Presidential Bonanza
Trump, Clinton build on front-runner status--WASHINGTON - Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton dominated the Super Tuesday primaries, cementing their advantage as the presidential front-runners of their respective parties.They captured the vast majority...
Wall Voice of Conservatism among Premiers Ahead of Climate Meeting with Trudeau
Wall voice of conservatism among premiers--REGINA - From potash to pipelines, populist Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is preaching the new voice of Prairie conservatism.His latest position is against a national carbon tax, which Wall has said would "kneecap''...
What's Making News in Atlantic Canada
What's Making News in Atlantic Canada--N.B. MAKES PITCH FOR CYBERSECURITY JOBSNew Brunswick's premier is promoting the province as a centre of excellence in cybersecurity.Brian Gallant is in San Francisco to pitch New Brunswick to information technology...
What's Making News in British Columbia
What's making news in British Columbia--B.C. GOVERNMENT SAYS GROUPS ON OPPOSITE SIDES OF RAINFOREST DEBATE LEARNED TO CO-EXISTPremier Christy Clark says her government's protection of the Great Bear Rainforest is British Columbia's gift to the world.The...
What's Making News in the Prairies
What's making news in the Prairies-----QUEBEC'S ACTION ON ENERGY EAST 'DIVISIVE': SASKATCHEWANSaskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says he is disappointed with Quebec's decision to seek an injunction over the Energy East pipeline.Wall says Quebec's decision...
What You Need to Know about the Arrival of Basic Cable Packages
What to know about skinny TV packages--TORONTO - Canadians now have the choice to pay no more than $25 a month for basic cable as the deadline for the CRTC-mandated so-called skinny cable and satellite packages dawned Tuesday. The new regulations came...
Wynne Wants Feds, Provinces to Provide First Nations with Safe Drinking Water
Wynne wants deal on water for First Nations--TORONTO - Ontario will push for a national agreement at this week's First Ministers' meeting in Vancouver to ensure First Nations communities have safe, clean drinking water, Premier Kathleen Wynne said Tuesday.There...
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