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Articles from March 22, 2016

2016 Ontario Hockey League Playoff Glance
2016 Ontario Hockey League Playoff Glance--OHL 2016 PlayoffsAll Times EasternFirst RoundConference Quarter-finals(Best-of-7)EASTERN CONFERENCEKingston (1) vs. Oshawa (8)Friday's gameOshawa at Kingston, 7 p.m.Saturday's gameOshawa at Kingston, 7 p.m.Tuesday,...
Actress-Turned-Activist Ellen Page Shifts Gears with Travel Series 'Gaycation'
Ellen Page on shifting gears with 'Gaycation'--TORONTO - Canadian film star Ellen Page says she's happier and more creatively inspired than she's ever been since announcing two years ago that she is a lesbian.And so she's putting herself front and centre...
Advocates Plead for More Cash to Help Build Road for Isolated Reserve
Isolated reserve needs more cash for road--WINNIPEG - An isolated reserve under one of Canada's longest boil-water advisories is looking for more money to build an all-weather road which advocates say will save lives while correcting a historical wrong.Shoal...
Aequitas, Upstart Stock Exchange in Toronto, Marks One Year since Launch
Upstart stock exchange marks one year--TORONTO - Nearly a year ago, a new upstart stock exchange launched in Toronto with an ambitious goal: to create a stock market where ordinary investors wouldn't fall prey to predatory trading strategies.Statistics...
A Look at How Some Liberal Campaign Promises Fared in the Government's Budget
A look at Liberal campaign promises--OTTAWA - The federal budget focused attention on whether the Liberals would make good on various campaign spending promises.Here is a look at some they made in during the campaign compared to what made it into the...
A Look at Significant Dates in the Life of Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford
A look at significant dates in the life of Rob Ford--TORONTO - A look at some significant dates in the life of former Toronto mayor Rob Ford, who died Tuesday of cancer. He was 46.May 28, 1969: Robert Bruce Ford is born in Toronto. He is the fourth and...
American Hockey League 2015-16 Players of the Week
American Hockey League 2015-16 Players of the Week--SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - The player of the week awards for the 2015-16 season as announced by the American Hockey League:Mar. 21 _ Nicklas Jensen, RW, Hartford Wolf PackMar. 14 _ John Muse, G, Charlotte...
B.C. Information and Privacy Commissioner Takes Job in U.K
B.C. privacy commissioner takes job in U.K.--VICTORIA - British Columbia's information and privacy commissioner has accepted a new position in the United Kingdom.Elizabeth Denham says in a letter to Finance Minister Mike de Jong that she has been offered...
B.C. Police Watchdog Dismisses Vancouver Anti-Fur Protester's Complaint
B.C. fur protester's police complaint dismissed--VANCOUVER - British Columbia's police watchdog has dismissed a complaint from an anti-fur activist who claimed Vancouver police violated his rights by banning him from visiting, or even walking past, a...
B.C. Says Federal Budget Sets Stage for Major Infrastructure Projects
B.C. says budget includes infrastructure cash--VICTORIA - British Columbia's Liberal government says Tuesday's federal budget signals a good start towards investing in provincial infrastructure projects.Community and Sport Minister Peter Fassbender says...
Body of Missing First Nations Teenage Girl Found in Lake of the Woods
Missing First Nations girl's body found in lake--KENORA, Ont. - Police in Ontario have found the body of a First Nations girl who had been the subject of an extensive missing person's search for the last three weeks.Ontario Provincial Police said the...
British Columbia Hockey League Playoff Glance
British Columbia Hockey League Playoff Glance--BCHL PlayoffsAll Times PacificSecond RoundDIVISION FINALS(Best-of-7)MAINLAND DIVISIONChilliwack (1) vs.Wenatchee (2)(Chilliwack leads series 2-1)Monday's resultWenatchee 5 Chilliwack 1Saturday's resultChilliwack...
British-Columbia-in-the-News
B.C. LIKES FEDERAL LIBERAL BUDGET SPENDINGThe B.C. government is pleased with Tuesday's federal budget from the new Liberal government.Community and Sport Minister Peter Fassbender, who spoke on behalf of the province, says the budget is a good start...
Budget Revamps Tax Benefits for Families, Focuses on Low and Middle Income
Budget revamps tax benefits for families--OTTAWA - Ottawa is revamping tax benefits for families with young children by putting more money in the wallets of low- and middle-income families starting in July.However, the changes announced Tuesday in the...
Business News Advisory
Business News Advisory--TUESDAY, MARCH 22,2016BUSINESS 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 Rebounds with 9-4 Win over Sweden at Women's Curling World Championship
Canada bounces back with 9-4 win over Sweden--SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. - Chelsea Carey just needed to clear her head.The Canadian skip returned to her winning ways with a 9-4 victory over Sweden's Margaretha Sigfridsson on Monday night in Draw 8 of the women's...
Capitals Beat Senators to Clinch Top Spot in the Eastern Conference
Capitals clinch first in Eastern Conference--OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators saw first hand why the Washington Capitals are the best team in the league.The Capitals clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference with a 4-2 victory over the Senators Tuesday...
Chicago Futures Trading
Chicago futures trading--CHICAGO - Futures trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Tue:OpenHighLowSettleChg.CATTLE40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.Apr 137.62 138.15 135.37 136.42 --1.93Jun 127.27 127.72 124.97 126.15 --1.70Aug 121.65 122.17 119.85 120.82...
Cost of Syrian Refugee Program Will near $1 Billion with New Money in Budget
Cost of Syrian program nears $1 billion--OTTAWA - The marquee Liberal commitment to Syrian refugee resettlement could end up costing taxpayers close to $1 billion.Tuesday's federal budget provided an additional $245 million over five years to bring in...
Court Orders Halt to Dumping of Contaminated Soil near Shawnigan Lake
Victory for opponents of Vancouver Island landfill--SHAWNIGAN LAKE, B.C. - Residents around Shawnigan Lake on southern Vancouver Island are celebrating a court victory halting work at a quarry that accepts contaminated soil.Regional Board Chairman Jon...
CRTC Waves Upcoming TV Licence Renewals as Possible Enforcement Tool
CRTC waves TV licence renewals as possible enforcement tool--TORONTO - The head of Canada's broadcaster regulator says it's too soon to tell if Canadian TV service providers are respecting the spirit of the CRTC's new basic cable regulation, often referred...
Doctor Says Child Who's Too Stiff to Sit in Car Seat Needs to Be in Hospital
Sick boy should have been admitted to hospital:doc--LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - A Calgary pediatric doctor told the jury in the trial of parents whose child died of bacterial meningitis that a child who became so stiff he couldn't sit in his car seat should...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Tuesday, March 22
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Experts Question Whether Costly Liberal Plan Will Give Expected Economic Boost
Will costly Liberal plan boost the economy?--OTTAWA - The Liberal government is planning to pile on more than $100 billion in public debt over the coming years as part of an ambitious strategy it hopes will revive economic growth over the long haul.However,...
Federal Budget Makes No Change to Stock Options Tax despite Campaign Promise
Federal budget leaves stock options alone--OTTAWA - The federal government dropped a controversial campaign promise Tuesday to change the way stock options are taxed as they promised billions to help support innovation in the budget.During the election,...
Federal Budget Targets Affordable Housing, Homelessness and Child Care
Budget spending puts focus on social issues--OTTAWA - Almost 119,000 families who are living on the street or on the verge of becoming homeless could find themselves with new or refurbished affordable housing units promised in the federal budget released...
Five Stories in the News Today, March 22
Five stories in the news today, March 22--Five stories in the news today, March 22, from The Canadian Press:------FIRST LIBERAL BUDGET CASTS OFF FISCAL ANCHORSThe Liberal government will cast off into a sea of red ink with its first federal budget today,...
Flood of Tributes from Politicians, Public Follows News of Rob Ford's Death
Flood of tributes follows news of Rob Ford's death--TORONTO - The death of Toronto's controversial former mayor Rob Ford sent shock waves throughout the city and beyond Tuesday, with supporters and detractors alike voicing their grief and sympathy at...
Former Head of Palestinian Relief Agency Asks Liberals to Restore Its Funding
Restore UNRWA funding, former chief urges--OTTAWA - The head of the UN refugee agency came to Ottawa this week to talk to the government about Syrian refugees, but didn't ignore the state of his former organization.Filippo Grandi, who spent 10 years...
HBC Settles Race Complaint from Shopper, Agrees to Educate Staff on Profiling
HBC settles race complaint from N.S. shopper--HALIFAX - The Hudson's Bay Company has agreed to educate its staff on racial profiling as part of a settlement in the case of a now-deceased Nova Scotia grandmother allegedly accused of shoplifting a rug.African...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Tuesday, March 22
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...
Ice Ice Baby: Canada's Chelsea Carey Beats Italy 5-4 after 10th End Handshake
Canada's Carey wins close game over Italy--SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. - Canada's greatest opponent is proving to be the ice it plays on.Chelsea Carey won a tense game for a 5-4 victory over Italy's Federica Apollonio on Tuesday afternoon in Draw 10 of the...
'It'll Definitely Be Remembered': Notorious Ex-Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Dies
Notorious ex-Toronto mayor Rob Ford dies--TORONTO - Rob Ford, a man simultaneously adored by his fans and abhorred by his foes as his scandal-packed term as mayor of Canada's largest city propelled him to international infamy, has died.Ford, 46, succumbed...
Leafs Blue-Liner Rielly Adjusting to Jump in Ice Time on Youthful Defence
Rielly adjusting to heavier load for Leafs--TORONTO - Maple Leafs defenceman Morgan Rielly is logging the most ice time of his NHL career these days.Rielly, who set a career-high with over 31 minutes in a win over Detroit last week, is averaging more...
Lessio Goal Lifts Habs over Ducks 4-3: Anaheim Fails to Clinch Playoff Spot
Lessio goal lifts Habs over Ducks 4-3--MONTREAL - It was a night of firsts for Montreal Canadiens newcomers Mike Brown, Lucas Lessio, Joel Hanley and Darren Dietz.Brown's goal and the game-winner by Lessio were their first since joining the Canadiens...
Liberal Budget Includes Billions in New Spending for Aboriginal Peoples
Liberals spend billions on Aboriginal Peoples--OTTAWA - Billions in new spending will be directed toward aboriginal programs, including money for education, reserve water and child and family services, the Liberal government signalled in its budget released...
Liberal Budget Seeks to Defer Future Cuts to Small Business Tax Rate
Future small business tax cuts deferred--OTTAWA - A Liberal campaign promise to cut the small business income tax rate appears to have itself landed on the chopping block, blindsiding the group that represents hundreds of thousands of business owners...
Liberals Cast off Fiscal Anchors in Federal Budget Pursuit of Economic Growth
First Liberal budget casts off fiscal anchors--OTTAWA - Anchors aweigh!The Liberal government will cast off into a sea of red ink with its first federal budget today, ushering in a bold -- critics will say foolhardy -- expedition in search of government-fostered...
Liberals Infrastructure Program Starts with Lower Than Promised Spending
New infrastructure program starts slow--OTTAWA - The federal government is launching its ambitious plan to revamp and restore Canada's infrastructure with a lot less money than it originally promised, but is willing to pick up more of the tab for cities...
Liberals' Maiden 'Sunny Ways' Budget Showers Spending, Deficits to Spur Growth
Sunny ways budget showers spending, deficits--OTTAWA - The new Liberal government delivered a sunny ways budget Tuesday brimming with optimism and billion-dollar spending increases spread across a wide spectrum of society.But the bold effort to spur...
Liberals to Pump $1.87 Billion into Culture, Including Promised Funds for CBC
Liberals to pump $1.87 billion into culture--OTTAWA - The cultural sector received a $1.87 billion boost over five years Tuesday in a Liberal budget that aims to reshape the narrative of the economy.To do that, storytellers and musicians, artists and...
Light Drinking Possibly Not as Healthy as Once Thought: B.C. Scientist
B.C. scientist pokes hole in healthy booze theory--VANCOUVER - A newly released study is throwing cold water on the widely held notion that drinking a small amount of alcohol regularly has a positive impact on one's personal health.Research spearheaded...
Liposarcoma, Rare Cancer That Took Rob Ford's Life, Hard to Treat: Oncologist
Cancer that killed Ford rare, hard to treat--TORONTO - The cancer that took the life of former Toronto mayor Rob Ford is among the rarest and most challenging to treat, says a doctor who specializes in a class of tumours called sarcomas.Known as a pleomorphic...
List of Memorable Quotes from Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford
List of memorable quotes from ex-mayor Rob Ford--TORONTO - A selection of some memorable quotes from former Toronto mayor Rob Ford, who died Tuesday of cancer. He was 46."I do not use crack cocaine, nor am I an addict of crack cocaine. As for a video,...
Man Guilty of Thrill Killing in Case That Used Beyond-the-Grave Testimony
Man convicted in thrill killing of teenager--SYDNEY, N.S. - A judge has found a Nova Scotia man guilty of murdering a 19-year-old woman solely for thrills, in a case that turned partly on evidence from a dead witness.Thomas Ted Barrett, 41, continued...
Melee Erupts at P.E.I. Rink after Linesman Taunts, Attacks Hockey Player: Coach
P.E.I. linesman attacked hockey player: coach--HALIFAX - A minor hockey coach in Halifax is accusing a game official of taunting his team and later attacking a player during a recent game in P.E.I. that went horribly awry, prompting an RCMP investigation.Mark...
Military Equipment Purchases Postponed Again; Vets Emerge as Big Budget Winners
DND equipment purchases postponed again--OTTAWA - The promised re-equipping of the Canadian military has essentially been postponed until after the next election in a maiden federal Liberal budget that shifts billions of dollars in capital spending to...
'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 March 14-20.Top Paid iPhone Game Apps1. Minecraft: Pocket Edition (Mojang)2. Goat Simulator (Coffee Stain Studios)3. Heads Up!...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (13,493.49, down 67.60 points):Rubicon Minerals Corp. (TSX:RMX). Miner. Down 4.5 cents, or 40.91 per cent,...
New Brunswick Man Searching for Coins Finds Live WWII-Era Explosives Instead
Treasure hunter discovers live mortar shells--FREDERICTON - A New Brunswick man who dug up a pair of live Second World War-era mortar shells says he'll be a bit more careful the next time he goes treasure hunting with his metal detector.Hollis Justason,...
'Nobody Is Safe': Senators Owner Looking at All Options to Fix Team
Sens owner says 'nobody is safe' after poor season--OTTAWA - Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk isn't happy with his team's poor performance this season and he plans on doing something about it.The Senators are longshots to make the playoffs and Melynk...
No Brussels Trip for Some Winnipeg High Schools; Others Still Looking at Options
Schools cancel trips after attacks in Brussels--WINNIPEG - Several Winnipeg high schools have cancelled European trips and others are considering their options after deadly attacks in Belgium.Students from Collège Jeanne-Sauve in the Louis Riel School...
Officer Says Key Belonging to Missing Couple Found in Stolen Truck
Officer says McCann key found in stolen truck--EDMONTON - An RCMP officer has testified that car keys found in a pickup truck allegedly stolen by Travis Vader fit the SUV that Lyle and Marie McCann had been towing behind their motorhome.Sgt. Grant Goulet...
Off-the-Cuff Remark Led Scottish-Born Midfielder to Canadian Men's National Team
Scottish-born Arfield settling in with Canada--VANCOUVER - It was a passing comment that caused David Edgar's ears to perk up.The Canadian soccer defender was playing with Burnley in England's second-tier Championship division a couple seasons ago when...
O.J. Simpson, Tony Robbins Docs among Films Slated for Toronto's Hot Docs Fest
O.J. Simpson project headed for Hot Docs--TORONTO - A five-episode look at the O.J. Simpson trial and a profile of motivational speaker Tony Robbins are among the projects screening at this year's Hot Docs festival, which will open with Toronto director...
Ontario Hockey League 2015-16 Players of the Week
Ontario Hockey League 2015-16 Players of the Week--TORONTO - The player of the week awards for the 2015-16 season as announced by the Ontario Hockey League:Mar. 21 _ Blake Speers, RW, Sault Ste. Marie GreyhoundsMar. 14 _ Andrew Mangiapane, LW, Barrie...
Ontario Regulation Bans Random Street Checks or Carding by Police
Ontario bans random street checks by police--TORONTO - Police in Ontario will have to inform people that they don't have to provide identifying information under new regulations the Liberal government says will ban the practice known as carding or street...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory addition for Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photographers.ADDITIONS: QUEBEC CITY--Premier...
Premium Brands Buying Montreal Meat Firm C&C Packaging for Up to $146 Million
Premium Brands buying Montreal meat firm--VANCOUVER - Premium Brands Holdings Corp. says it will acquire Montreal-based C&C Packing Inc. and affiliate Premium Meat Packers in a cash-and-share deal worth up to $146 million.Vancouver-based Premium...
Q&A: David Suzuki on Recognizing Failures, Being an 'Alarmist,' Turning 80
Q&A: David Suzuki on failures, triumphs, turning 80--TORONTO - David Suzuki says he really isn't one for birthdays, but he's making an exception for his 80th.The life of the noted scientist, activist and broadcaster will be celebrated with a special...
Q&A: Nia Vardalos on Battling Sexism and Chasing Her Big Fat Greek Sequel
Q&A: Nia Vardalos and her big fat Greek sequel--TORONTO - It wasn't long after "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" exploded at the box office that Hollywood began pestering its star Nia Vardalos for a sequel.The Winnipeg-bred breakout declined, turning instead...
Quebec Actress Has Close Call during Brussels Attacks: 'It Was Very Spectacular'
Quebec actress has close call in Brussels--BRUSSELS - Quebec actress Salome Corbo was checking in at the Air Canada counter when the first blast rocked Brussels' airport in Tuesday's terror attacks that killed dozens in the Belgian capital.In the ensuing...
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. 21 _ Samuel Girard, D, Shawinigan CataractesMar. 14 _...
Regina Woman Appealing Convictions in Death of Young Girl, Abuse of Sister
Regina woman appeals conviction in death of girl--REGINA - A Regina woman found guilty of killing a four-year-old girl and neglecting and abusing the child's younger sister has filed an appeal.A jury convicted Tammy Goforth last month of second-degree...
Regions Hit Hard by Plunge in Commodity Prices Get Sweetened EI Pot in Budget
Some provinces get EI boost in budget--Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says the employment insurance changes in the federal budget are a "good start" for her hard-hit province."This will help struggling Alberta families and unemployed workers right away,"...
Saputo Cutting Costs by Closing Three Canadian Plants That Employ 230 Workers
Saputo closing three Canadian plants--MONTREAL - Saputo says it will close three plants in Eastern Canada that employ some 230 workers in a move to cut costs and boost efficiency.The Montreal-based dairy processor and cheese maker said its plant in Sydney,...
Selinger Talks Green Research, Defends Fiscal Plan on Manitoba Campaign Trail
Selinger makes environmental promise--WINNIPEG - Manitoba NDP Leader Greg Selinger promised more money for the environment Tuesday and rejected accusations from opponents that his campaign promises would add to an already large deficit.Selinger said...
Shot Seabirds Tossed like Trash: 'They Shouldn't Be Dead on a Beach'
Shot seabirds tossed like trash on beach--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Dozens of shot seabirds were found tossed like garbage on a Newfoundland beach, prompting calls for a crackdown on the province's unique murre hunt.Tom Humphries of Conception Bay South near...
Some Highlights from the Federal Liberal Government's 2016 Budget
Highlights of the federal Liberal 2016 budget--OTTAWA - Some of the highlights of the federal budget tabled Tuesday by Liberal Finance Minister Bill Morneau:-- A deficit of $29.4 billion in 2016-17, nearly three times the $10 billion promised during...
Some Winners, Some Losers Emerge from First Federal Liberal Budget
Winners and losers in Liberal budget--OTTAWA - Budgets giveth and they also taketh away. Here is a look at some of the winners and losers in Finance Minister Bill Morneau's debut budget:Winner: First Nations. The budget allocates $4.22 billion over five...
Spotlight Set to Fall on Jian Ghomeshi Case as Judgment Looms
Judgment day looms for Jian Ghomeshi--TORONTO - More than a month after the sexual assault trial of Jian Ghomeshi captured the country's attention, the spotlight is set to fall once again on the disgraced broadcaster and his accusers as an Ontario judge...
Stakeholders Laud, Critics Assail Free-Spending Liberal Maiden Budget
What was said about maiden Liberal budget--OTTAWA - Some of what was said Tuesday about the federal budget tabled in the House of Commons by Finance Minister Bill Morneau:"Today, we begin to restore hope for the middle class." -- Opening line of Morneau's...
Stock Markets Mixed in Wake of Brussels Bombings; Canadian Dollar Heads Higher
Markets mixed in wake of Brussels bombings--TORONTO - North American stock markets were looking for some direction Tuesday as investors moved to the safety of gold in the wake of deadly attacks in Belgium.Toronto's S&P/TSX composite index fell 67.60...
Supreme Court Justice Thomas Cromwell to Retire in September
Supreme Court justice Cromwell to retire--OTTAWA - Supreme Court Justice Thomas Cromwell is retiring in September, setting the stage for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's first appointment to the high court.Cromwell, 63, was named to the Supreme Court...
Survey Shows Vancouver Still Leads the Country in Traffic Congestion
Vancouver, Toronto still most congested: TomTom--VANCOUVER - An annual traffic survey reveals Vancouver remains Canada's most congested city, followed by Toronto and Montreal, but the study shows all three are inching toward improvement.The 2016 TomTom...
Ten Times Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Made Headlines
Ten times Rob Ford made headlines--TORONTO - Former Toronto mayor Rob Ford, who garnered national and international notoriety during his time in office, has died. Here are 10 occasions when the controversial politician made headlines.___CRACK VIDEO --...
Text of Finance Minister Bill Morneau's Budget Speech
Text of the budget speech--OTTAWA - Text of the federal budget speech given by Finance Minister Bill Morneau in the House of Commons Tuesday:Mr. Speaker,Today, we begin to restore hope for the middle class.Today, we begin to revitalize the economy.Today,...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, March 23, 2016
The Canadian Press News Agenda for March 23--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for March 23 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...
'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2' among New DVD Releases for the Week Ending March 26
'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2' among new DVDs--A look at some DVDs scheduled to be released in the weeks ahead.For the weekending March 26After the Fox (1966) (Blu-ray) All Hell Breaks LooseBlack Mama, White Mama (1973) (Blu-ray)A Brighter Summer...
Top News Advisory for Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Top News Advisory for March 22--Tuesday, March 223:15 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...
Toronto-Born Receiver Tevaun Smith Shines at Iowa Hawkeyes Pro Day
Canadian Smith shines at Iowa pro day--Vince Magri knew Tevaun Smith was quick, he just didn't realize the Iowa Hawkeyes receiver was lightning fast.The Toronto-born Smith raised eyebrows Monday at Iowa's pro day with a 40-yard dash time of 4.33 seconds....
Tourism Report Urges Transportation Links to Great Bear Rainforest
Report urges links to Great Bear Rainforest--VICTORIA - First Nations and tourism operators say better transportation links are needed for people to experience the Great Bear Rain Forest, described by the province as B.C.'s gift to the world.A report...
Trudeau Condemns 'Deplorable' Brussels Attacks; Security Increased
Trudeau condemns 'deplorable' Brussels attacks--OTTAWA - The terrorist attacks in Brussels became fodder Tuesday for politics as usual in Canada.Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose and other Tory MPs took the opportunity to hammer Prime Minister...
TSX Listed Corporate Dividends and Distributions Declared March 22
TSX listed corporate dividends, distributions--Dividends or distributions were declared or updated on the following listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Mar. 22, 2016.<Purpose Us Dividend Fund Etf Units (TSX:PUD): $0.055. Payable Mar 07....
Universities Balance Accuser, Accused Rights in Misconduct Cases: Experts
University misconduct probes a balancing act: experts--VANCOUVER - Accusations that the University of Victoria and Brock University warned women to stay quiet about alleged sexual misconduct reveal the balancing act post-secondary schools face between...
Veresen Lines Up Sales Contract for Proposed Jordan Cove LNG Project
Veresen lines up sales contract for LNG project--CALGARY - Veresen Inc. has breathed new life into its proposed Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas project after reaching a deal to sell about 25 per cent of its output to Japanese utilities.The Calgary-based...
Versatile Defender Camara Proud to Set Impact Record for MLS Minutes Played
Camara proud to be Impact's most-used player--MONTREAL - Hassoun Camara is not the name that jumps out among the list of Montreal Impact mainstays since they joined Major League Soccer in 2012.But 77 minutes into a 2-0 loss in Dallas on Saturday, the...
Video of Woman Pitching Coffee at Man over Handicapped Parking Spot Goes Viral
Video of coffee-throwing woman goes viral--TORONTO - A YouTube video of a woman angered by a man who confronted her for parking in a disabled parking spot outside a Tim Hortons in Toronto has sparked howls of Internet outrage.The video, posted by the...
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. 21 _ Tyler Soy, C, Victoria RoyalsMar. 14 _ Chad Butcher, RW, Medicine Hat TigersMar....
WestJet Denies Sex-Assault Claims from Former B.C. Flight Attendant
WestJet denies claims in sex-assault case--VANCOUVER - WestJet is rejecting allegations that it failed to take appropriate action after a former flight attendant reported being sexually assaulted by a pilot in 2010 while on an overnight stopover in Hawaii.The...
What's Making News in Atlantic Canada
What's making news in Atlantic Canada--AT LEAST ONE FEARED DEAD IN EARLY MORNING NEWFOUNDLAND CRASHA crash in eastern Newfoundland left one vehicle engulfed in flames.Whitbourne RCMP say the two-vehicle collision occurred at around 6 a.m. Tuesday on...
What's Making News in the Prairies
What's making news in the Prairies-----EI CHANGES IN FEDERAL BUDGET WILL HELP ALBERTA, SASKATCHEWANAlberta and Saskatchewan are two of the resource-dependent provinces expected to benefit from changes announced Tuesday to the rules concerning employment...
World Media Note the Passing of Rob Ford, the Famous Former Toronto Mayor
World media note passing of famous ex-T.O. mayor--WASHINGTON - On a busy news day marked by terrorist carnage in Belgium, and a historic speech by the U.S. president in Cuba, the New York Times and Associated Press sent out yet another news alert to...
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