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Articles from March 14, 2016

2015-16 National Hockey League Three Stars of the Week
2015-16 National Hockey League Three Stars of the Week--TORONTO - The three stars of the week/month for the 2015-16 season as announced by the National Hockey League:STARS OF THE WEEKMar 14First Star: Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, St.Louis Blues; Second Star:...
Air Canada to Help Create 150 Jobs Maintenance Jobs in Manitoba
Air Canada to help create 150 jobs in Manitoba--MONTREAL - Air Canada says it has entered into an aircraft maintenance agreement with the Manitoba government that is expected to create at least 150 jobs in the province.Under the deal, Canada's largest...
Amaya CEO Says He's Moving towards Takeover Bid as Q4 Beats Expectations
Amaya beats expectations with stronger Q4--MONTREAL - Amaya amassed more customers and capped a strong end to 2015 as the owner of PokerStars and other online gambling sites grew its adjusted profits nearly 27 per cent in the fourth quarter.The Montreal-based...
Ambrose Says Trudeau Should Have Pressed Obama on Energy Industry, Keystone
Ambrose disappointed in Trudeau's U.S. visit--MONTREAL - It's very nice that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was feted in Washington but Canada should hope for concrete benefits from his new relationship with the U.S. president, interim Conservative Leader...
A Primer on Vancouver's Safe-Injection Sites
A primer on Vancouver's safe-injection sites--VANCOUVER - A look at Vancouver's safe-injection sites as Toronto considers the health benefits of integrating supervised injection into existing harm-reduction programs.What exists right now?There are two...
Brier Curling Champions by Province
Brier Curling Champions by Province--Brier champions by province since the inception of the Canadian men's curling championship in 1927 (note--skips playing as "Team Canada" have only been counted once and not under the province they have curled out...
Bulls Beat Raptors 109-107, Chicago's Ninth Straight Win over Toronto
Bulls beat Raptors for ninth time in a row--TORONTO - The Chicago Bulls continue to have Toronto's number.And moments after the Raptors lost for the ninth consecutive time to the Bulls -- 109-107 on Monday -- coach Dwane Casey was as visibly angry as...
Business News Advisory
Business News Advisory--FRIDAY, MARCH 11,2016BUSINESS NEWS ADVISORYHere are the CP Business Department's early plans for today. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Entries are subject to change as news develops. If you have any questions, please...
Calgary Doctor Says Toddler with Meningitis Had No Chance of Survival
Doctor says toddler had no chance of survival--LETHBRIDGE, - A pediatrician says a toddler who died of bacterial meningitis four years ago had less than a one per cent chance of surviving by the time he was rushed to an Alberta hospital.Dr. Shauna Burkholder...
Canadian Label Daniel Christian Tang Transforms 3D Prints into Statement Jewelry
Canadian label crafts jewelry from 3D prints--TORONTO - With formal backgrounds in architecture and engineering, a foray into fashion may seem an unlikely career path for Luca Daniel Lavorato, Mario Christian Lavorato and Heng Tang.But the Toronto-based...
Canadian Men Finish Ninth but Still Make Big Mark at Canada Sevens Rugby Event
Canadian men win five of six at Canada Sevens--VANCOUVER - New Zealand celebrated with two renditions of the Haka after winning all six of its games at the inaugural HSBC Canada Sevens, its third title in six stops on the world circuit this season.Canada...
Canadian Men's Curling Champions Full-Team List
Expanded Brier Curling Champions--Brier champions since the inception of the Canadian men's curling championship in 1927 (with skip, third, second, lead, alternate and coach _ if available):Tim Hortons Brier2016 _ Alberta (Kevin Koe, Marc Kennedy, Brent...
Canadian Men's Curling Champions Full-Team List
Expanded Brier Curling Champions--Brier champions since the inception of the Canadian men's curling championship in 1927 (with skip, third, second, lead, alternate and coach _ if available):Tim Hortons Brier2016 _ Alberta (Kevin Koe, Marc Kennedy, Brent...
Canadian Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist Encouraged by Ottawa's Scientific Mandate
Feds' stance on science pleases Nobel winner--HALIFAX - The federal Liberal government's promise to embrace science and innovation is promising to a Canadian scientist who was recently awarded the Nobel Prize.Arthur McDonald, who was the co-winner in...
Ceci Tells Businesses Seeking Tax Relief Alberta Is the Lowest-Taxed Province
Alberta finance minister fires back at letter--EDMONTON - Alberta's finance minister is reminding a group of businesses seeking tax and wage relief that the province is already the lowest taxed jurisdiction in Canada.Joe Ceci also said Monday the tax...
Champions at the Brier List
Past champions at The Brier curling tournament--Brier champions since the inception of the Canadian men's curling championship in 1927 (skip in parentheses):Tim Hortons Brier2016 _ Alberta (Kevin Koe)2015 _ Team Canada (John Morris)2014 _ Alberta (Kevin...
Chemistry between Stone, Pageau and Smith Encouraging despite Disappointing Season
Senators' top line provides silver lining--OTTAWA - With so much going wrong with the Ottawa Senators, its's easy to overlook what's going right.Sitting seven points back of the Detroit Red Wings for the final wild card in the east the Senators (32-30-8)...
Choir, Priest, Squirt Guns Bless Tofino Fleet at Dock-Side Ceremony
Choir, priest, squirt guns bless Tofino fleet--TOFINO, B.C. - A reverend relayed prayers over a radio transmission and a choir sang hymns from the dock in the pelting rain as crews and vessels waited to be blessed in a West Coast ceremony of hope, safety,...
CIS Women's National Volleyball Championship Schedule
CIS Women's national volleyball championship schedule--HAMILTON - CIS Women's National Volleyball ChampionshipAt Brandon, Man.Sunday's resultsFifth PlaceMontreal (5) def. Dalhousie (6), 3-0 (25-3, 25-14, 25-19)Third PlaceUBC Okanagan (3) def. UBC (4),...
CIS Women's National Volleyball Championship Schedule
CIS Women's national volleyball championship schedule--HAMILTON - CIS Women's National Volleyball ChampionshipAt Brandon, Man.Sunday's resultsChampionshipToronto (2) def. Trinity Western (1), 3-0 (25-21, 25-18, 25-12)Third PlaceUBC Okanagan (3) def....
Colourful Styles, Bridal Wear Offer Eclectic Kickoff to Toronto Fashion Week
Toronto Fashion Week off to colourful start--TORONTO - Canadian designers are forecasting a bright future, as fall and winter collections unveiled at Toronto Fashion Week on Monday considerably cranked up the colour in their creations that's typically...
Crown Tries for Conditions on Release of 'Internet Black Widow' in Nova Scotia
Crown attempts to put conditions on Shepard--HALIFAX - An elderly woman known as the Internet Black Widow who is scheduled to leave a Nova Scotia prison on Friday is expected to appear in court Tuesday for a rare Crown application attempting to impose...
Deportations to Jamaica, Honduras Could End Up Hurting Canada: Federal Studies
Deportations could hurt Canada, studies say--OTTAWA - Deporting convicts to Jamaica and Honduras poses a boomerang-style threat because returnees may become involved in international crime that hurts Canada, federally commissioned research says.While...
Detailed Homeless 'Census' Shows Common Causes, Offers Hope for Help
Homeless 'census' explores causes, solutions--THUNDER BAY, Ont. - Stephane Boyer's nostrils flare and his breathing quickens, his lips failing to separate, when he thinks about Doreen -- his partner of 22 years who died in August.Doreen, who lived first...
Dion Says Embassy Safety Top Priority as Government Faces Funding Challenges
Dion says embassy safety top priority--OTTAWA - When worry wakes Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion in the middle of the night, one topic is the main culprit: concern over the safety of Canada's diplomats abroad. His concern seems well-founded.Sunday's...
Editorial Exchange: Canada's Border Services Agency Needs Independent Oversight
Editorial Exchange: Canada's Border Services Agency needs independent oversight--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published March 11:Thirteen. As of this week that's the number of people detained by the Canada Border Services Agency who have died...
Editorial Exchange: Incomplete Debate Won't Help Decision
Editorial Exchange: Incomplete debate won't help decision--An editorial from the New Glasgow News, published March 13:Canada faces a series of perplexing questions as it pursues that elusive quest known as an energy strategy.In the midst of that stands...
Editorial Exchange: Loser Gets the Spoils a Bad Idea on Shipbuilding
Editorial Exchange: Loser gets the spoils a bad idea on shipbuilding--An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle-Herald, published March 13:Let's get the story straight: In 2012, Quebec-based Chantier Davie Canada Inc. emerged as the losing bidder in a...
Editorial Exchange: Sad State of State Dinners
Editorial Exchange: Sad state of state dinners--An editorial from the Prince George Citizen, published March 11:In the old days, when kings and queens wanted to start a new war or build a new palace or hold a big celebration, they would just raise the...
Editorial Exchange: Smart Advice for Trudeau on Senate Reform
Editorial Exchange: Smart advice for Trudeau on Senate reform--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published March 14:Justin Trudeau is committed to creating a modern, non-partisan Senate. He took the first step as Liberal leader when he removed all...
Editorial Exchange: Trudeau in America: An Invasion of Civility
Editorial Exchange: Trudeau in America: An invasion of civility--An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle-Herald, published March 11:Justin Trudeau's visit to Washington this week was at the very least a personal triumph for himself and Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau.In...
Editorial Exchange: UN Crackdown on Predatory Peacekeepers Is Overdue
Editorial Exchange: UN crackdown on predatory peacekeepers is overdue--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published March 14:It's hard to imagine a worse betrayal -- United Nations peacekeepers raping, abusing and exploiting women and children under...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Monday, March 14
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...
Federal Government Asked to Greenlight Cultivation of Thebaine Poppies
Ottawa getting pressure to OK poppy proposal--LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Premier Rachel Notley is backing a push for the federal government to unravel the red tape that prevents farmers from cultivating poppies in southern Alberta.Thebaine poppies are prohibited...
Five Things Ottawa Does to Manage Security at Its Foreign Missions
Five ways Ottawa manages embassy security--OTTAWA - Here are five things the Canadian government is doing to protect the safety of diplomats, foreign missions and intelligence:1. Global Affairs Canada, the renamed foreign affairs department, completed...
Forcing Banks to Shoulder More Home Mortgage Risk Still on the Table, CMHC Says
CMHC still eyeing lender risk sharing option--TORONTO - Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation is continuing to explore the possibility of forcing banks to shoulder more of the risk associated with home mortgage loans.During a speech in Calgary, CMHC...
Global Airfares Expected to Fall Further in 2016 on Lower Fuel Prices, Says IATA
Global airfares expected to fall in 2016--MONTREAL - Air travellers should see further dips in fares this year after sizable drops in 2015 as lower fuel prices are passed along to consumers, according to a leading industry association.The International...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Monday, March 14
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...
High Death Rate Has Three Saskatchewan Reserves Declaring Health Crisis
Saskatchewan chiefs declare health crisis--SASKATOON - Leaders of three Saskatchewan First Nations say they are declaring a health crisis, citing a three-year spike in deaths due to violence, addictions and health issues.The Keeseekoose, Cote and Key...
Internal Audit: Contractors Overbilled Ottawa by Tens of Millions for "Decades"
Ottawa overcharged by contractors: audits--OTTAWA - The federal government is routinely overcharged by its contractors -- to the tune of tens of millions of dollars -- in a practice that has been going on for decades, according to a newly-released internal...
In Thunder Bay, Dismal, Dank Rooming House Offers Shelter, If Little Else
For homeless, dismal conditions the norm--THUNDER BAY, Ont. - The sign at the back of this old church in Thunder Bay reminds passers-by to make sure the door stays closed at night.Pass under the lone light bulb in the entranceway, past an untamed cable...
Judge Tosses Former CFL Player's Concussion Lawsuit from B.C. Court
Concussion lawsuit tossed from B.C. court--VANCOUVER - A British Columbia judge has tossed out a lawsuit by a former Canadian Football League player who claims negligence, alleging players haven't been protected from concussions.B.C. Supreme Court Justice...
Justin Wadsworth Steps Down as Canada's Cross-Country Ski Team Coach
Wadsworth steps down as cross-country coach--CANMORE, Alta. - Canada's cross-country ski team needs a new coach after Justin Wadsworth announced he is stepping down from the position Monday.The former U.S. national team skier and the husband of Canadian...
Liberals Add $30M to Science Vessel Budget, Say Tories Lowballed Initial Estimate
Liberals say Tories lowballed shipbuilding budget--NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. - The federal Liberals have announced another multimillion-dollar top-up for a key project under the national shipbuilding strategy after the former Conservative government lowballed...
Manitoba Mom Says Son on Life Support after Wisdom Tooth Removal
'I just want my son to live':Mom--WINNIPEG - The mother of a Winnipeg man says he's on life support after complications from having a wisdom tooth removed.Angela Steele says Mason Woods had a wisdom tooth extracted on Feb. 27 and he was pleased that...
Manitoba Party Leaders Debate Economy, Health Care and More in Radio Debate
Manitoba leaders square off in debate--WINNIPEG - Manitoba's three main party leaders traded barbs over taxes, the economy, health care and social media Monday as they squared off in a 90-minute debate on radio station CJOB.There were no knockout punches...
McCallum Cautious on Report of Russia Troop Withdrawal from Syria
McCallum cautious on Russia Syria pullout--OTTAWA - Reports of a Russian troop withdrawal from Syria could be good news for the country's desperate and suffering civilians searching for peace, Canada's immigration minister said Monday.But John McCallum...
Mountie Association Pushes for Broader Bargaining Rights under New Bill
Mountie group pushes for bargaining rights--OTTAWA - An organization representing many rank-and-file RCMP members says collective-bargaining rights for the force must cover key issues such as harassment, discipline and equipment.The Mounted Police Professional...
Music, Community Projects to Benefit from Canada's 150th Birthday Fund
Music, projects get 150th birthday cash--OTTAWA - Money for classical music and various community projects will flow from the government's latest contributions to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday next year.During an event in Toronto, the Liberal government...
NHL Adding Blue-Line Cameras for Playoffs, Tweaking Coach's Challenge
Coach's challenge gets thumbs up--BOCA RATON, Fla. - The coach's challenge is getting good reviews from NHL general managers in its first year of use, but it's not exempt from a little tweaking.Discussion of the coach's challenge headlined the first...
Notley, NDP Cleared in Ethics Report on Fundraisers, but Warned of Optics
Notley cleared in report on fundraisers--EDMONTON - Alberta's ethics commissioner has cleared Premier Rachel Notley and the NDP in two fundraising investigations -- including one in Ontario -- but says they need to start thinking more about optics.Ethics...
OHL's Firebirds Forge Unbreakable Bond as Difficult Season Draws to a Close
OHL's Firebirds forge unbreakable bond--ST. CATHARINES, Ont. - The Flint Firebirds' inaugural Ontario Hockey League season has seen the same head coach fired twice, the players walk out on the team, the new owners suspended by the league and the city...
Oil and Gas Group Asks for Federal Funds to Clean Up Inactive Wells
Oil and gas group asks for federal funds--CALGARY - The Petroleum Services Association of Canada has asked Ottawa for $500 million in infrastructure spending to clean up inactive oil and gas wells in Alberta, a move the group says would provide a much-needed...
Ontario to Introduce Legislation That Would Boost Affordable Housing Units
Ontario looks to boost affordable housing--TORONTO - Ontario municipalities will be able to mandate affordable housing in new developments under planned legislation that cities, including the "scorching" housing market of Toronto, are closely eyeing.The...
Openly Gay Former Naval Officer Says He Was Called 'Faggot' and Harassed
Gay former naval officer alleges harassment--HALIFAX - An openly gay man who alleges he was called "faggot" by a commanding officer and harassed until he quit the military will appear Tuesday before the Federal Court of Appeal.Retired Sub-Lt. Paul Ritchie...
Ottawa Spent $2.2 Million in Legal Fees for Maternity, Sickness Benefits Lawsuit
EI lawsuit cost feds $2.2 million: documents--OTTAWA - The legal bill to fight a group of mothers who say they were wrongfully denied sickness benefits continues to rise as the woman at the centre of the battle waits for the Liberals to follow through...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory addition for Monday, March 14, 2016. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photographers.ADDITION: AP coverage - US-East...
Primaries Tuesday: Another Rival Could Be on Verge of Being Vanquished by Trump
Tuesday could end Rubio hope of halting Trump--MIAMI - This is supposed to be the cornerstone of Marco Rubio's political base -- the iconic spot where conservative, anti-Castro Cubans have gathered for decades.Instead there's an ominous whiff around...
Property Sales Set Blistering Pace in February across British Columbia
February marked by sizzling property sales in B.C.--VANCOUVER - February was a record-shattering month for home sales in British Columbia, with a 44.7 per cent hike compared to the same month last year.The B.C. Real Estate Association said 9,637 residential...
Purveyors of Pot Work to Shake off the 'Reefer Madness' Stigma, Rebrand Cannabis
Marijuana companies fight to shake off stigma--TORONTO - You won't find brightly coloured bongs or bubble gum-flavoured rolling papers displayed against the backdrop of exposed brick and modern, industrial-style furnishings at Tokyo Smoke.Instead, the...
Quebec Major Junior Hockey League 2015-16 Players of the Week
Quebec Major Junior Hockey League 2015-16 Players of the Week--BOUCHERVILLE, Que. - The player of the week awards for the 2015-16 season as announced by the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League: \Mar. 14 _ Conor Garland, RW, Moncton WildcatsMar. 7 _ Timo...
Quebec's Popular Sugaring-Off Season Signals Spring's Imminent Arrival
Quebec's sugar shacks signal spring's arrival--MONT-ST-GREGOIRE, - It's a sweet Quebec tradition that signals spring is right around the corner.Sugaring-off season is big business in the province, which accounts for nearly three-quarters of the maple...
'Room,' 'Schitt's Creek' Dominate Canadian Screen Awards, Aka the Candys
'Room' dominates Canadian Screen Awards--TORONTO - The Canadian Screen Awards, or should we say the Candys, has made plenty of room for "Room" -- a taut mother-son drama that emerged as a late-blooming Oscar contender and made a star out of its nine-year-old...
'Room' Writer Emma Donoghue Has 'A Few Film Projects' on the Horizon
'Room' writer Donoghue has more films in the works--TORONTO - The film world hasn't seen the last of "Room" writer Emma Donoghue -- not by a long shot.The Ontario-based author, who got an Oscar nomination and a slew of other honours for adapting her...
Rugby Community Celebrates Performance on and off the Field at Canada Sevens
Canada Sevens deemed a hit out of the box--VANCOUVER - French rugby player Julien Candelon came to Canada understanding that hockey is king in this country.But after playing in the inaugural HSBC Canada Sevens tournament before a passionate crowd at...
Rush's Geddy Lee on the Importance of Music Education
Rush's Geddy Lee on the importance of music education--TORONTO - Rush frontman Geddy Lee says music saved him in many respects as a youngster dealing with teenage angst and the death of his father."It was one of the first things I found that I was really...
Saskatchewan Party Would Help Young Adults with Down Payments: Wall
Saskatchewan Party has plan for down payments--SASKATOON - Saskatchewan Party Leader Brad Wall has announced a plan aimed at helping young adults buy their first homes and keep them in the province.The premier says, if re-elected, his government would...
Study Raises Concerns over Pesticide Effects on Ability of Bumblebees to Learn
Study links pesticides to bee learning--OTTAWA - Exposure to even small amounts of pesticides is preventing bumblebees from efficiently extracting pollen from their favourite wildflowers, says a new study, raising concerns that the chemicals are impairing...
Terminally-Ill Man Wants Coroner Kept out If Doctor-Assisted Death Approved
Bypass coroner in doc-aided death, man urges--TORONTO - The first person in Ontario who wants doctors to help him die under a new exemption is asking the courts to rule against any coroner involvement if he is allowed an assisted suicide.In his application...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Monday, Mar. 14
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Monday, Mar. 14--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Mar. 14 as of 3:03 a.m. ET: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Tuesday, March 15
The Canadian Press News Agenda for March 15--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Tuesday, March 15 as of 3 p.m: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times...
'The Candy' Gains Traction as Nickname for the Canadian Screen Awards
Canadian Screen Awards dubbed 'the Candy'--TORONTO - It seems the Canadian Screen Awards has a new nickname: the Candy.Show host Norm Macdonald suggested it during his monologue at Sunday's bash as a tribute to late comic John Candy -- and many presenters...
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--MONDAY, March 14B.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:Choir,...
Toronto Medical Officer Recommends Safe-Injection Sites for the City
Toronto considers safe-injection sites--TORONTO - Toronto has joined the growing list of Canadian cities moving closer toward setting up safe-injection sites.The city's medical officer of health released a report Monday on the health benefits of supervised...
Toys "R" Us Canada Names 12-Year-Old Boy from Quebec as New 'Chief Play Officer'
Toys "R" Us names new 'chief play officer'--MONTREAL - Emile Burbidge loves to jump and a pogo stick is his favourite toy.So it's not surprising it was the first thing the 12-year-old boy from St-Bruno, Que., tried after being selected as "chief play...
TSX, Loonie Lower as Oil Weakens; New York Mixed Ahead of Fed Meeting
TSX, loonie lower amid weakened crude prices--TORONTO - Fresh comments from Iran about its intention to drive up oil production rattled the Toronto stock market Monday, with the news reminding investors on the resource-heavy index that the recent rally...
Varsity Blues Win First-Ever Women's Volleyball Title with Victory over Spartans
Varsity Blues win CIS women's volleyball title--BRANDON, Man. - The Toronto Varsity Blues made a lot of history with their victory in the final of the CIS women's volleyball championship on Sunday.The second-seeded Varsity Blues topped the defending...
Wall Defends Three Candidates in Saskatchewan Election Who Have DUI Convictions
Wall defends candidates with DUI convictions--REGINA - Politics overtook policy as the second week of the campaign for the April 4 Saskatchewan election got underway Monday.Premier Brad Wall defended three of his party's candidates who have drunk driving...
Western Apologizes to Alleged Victims of Psychiatrist Who Worked at School
Western apologizes over psychiatrist--An Ontario university issued an apology Monday for the part it may have played in the "trauma and hurt" suffered by former students allegedly abused by a psychiatrist employed at the school more than two decades...
Western Hockey League 2015-16 Players of the Week
Western Hockey League 2015-16 Players of the Week Winners--CALGARY - The player of the week awards for the 2015-16 season as announced by the Western Hockey League:Mar. 14 _ Chad Butcher, RW, Medicine Hat TigersMar. 7 _ Jayce Hawryluk, C, Brandon Wheat...
What's Making News in Atlantic Canada
What's making news in Atlantic Canada--NOBEL PRIZE WINNER WELCOMES GOVERNMENT'S COMMITMENT TO SCIENCE AND INNOVATIONA Nova Scotia native who recently won a Nobel Prize in physics is applauding the new federal government's attitude towards science and...
What's Making News in British Columbia
What's making news in British Columbia--FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PUMPS MILLIONS MORE INTO SHIPBUILDING CONTRACTThe federal government has added $30 million to a shipbuilding contract in North Vancouver to build an offshore oceanographic science vessel.Public...
What's Making News in the Prairies
What's making news in the Prairies-----WALL PROMISES TO HELP YOUNG PEOPLE BUY FIRST HOUSESaskatchewan Party Leader Brad Wall said Monday if his government is re-elected it would give a hand to young people to help them buy their first homes.Wall said...
Woman Who Ran Unlicensed Daycare Found Guilty of Manslaughter in Baby's Death
Daycare provider found guilty of manslaughter--TORONTO - A Toronto-area daycare provider accused of killing a child in her care was found guilty of manslaughter on Monday after a judge determined she lost her patience and assaulted the toddler, causing...
Youthful Team Picture Illustrates Canadiens Slide as Injuries Pile Up
Team photo shows Canadiens injury woes--MONTREAL - Nothing illustrates the Montreal Canadiens season quite like the team picture taken Monday morning at the Bell Centre.There were 31 players in the photo, and only about half of them were among the 23...
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