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Articles from April 16, 2016

2016 World Senior Curling Championships Glance
2016 World Senior Curling Championships Glance--KARLSTAD, Sweden - Karlstad, Sweden -- Schedule and results Friday from the world men's and women's seniors curling championships, from April 15-23 (all times Eastern):ROUND ROBINSaturday's resultsFourth...
5 More Attawapiskat Kids Attempted Suicide on Friday Evening, Chief Says
More Attawapiskat kids attempt suicide:chief--ATTAWAPISKAT, Ont. - The chief of a remote northern Ontario First Nation that declared a state of emergency on April 9 says more young people have attempted to take their lives.Bruce Shisheesh said Saturday...
B.C. Rally Held against Changes to Rules Named for Killed Gas Station Attendant
B.C. rally held for gas station workers' safety--VANCOUVER - The father of a gas-station attendant killed while trying to prevent a robbery is calling on British Columbia's workplace-safety agency to reverse changes to regulations inspired by his son's...
Canada Drops First Two Matches in Fed Cup Playoff Tie against Slovakia
Canada opens with two losses at Fed Cup--BRATISLAVA, Slovakia - Canada dropped the first two matches in its Fed Cup World Group II playoff tie to Slovakia on Saturday.Dominika Cibulkova defeated Montreal's Francoise Abanda 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 and Anna Karolina...
Canada's Filion, Benfeito Win Silver, Bronze in 10 Metres at Diving World Series
Filion, Benfeito medal again for Canada in diving--WINDSOR, Ont. - Roseline Filion of Laval, Que., and Montreal's Meaghan Benfeito were on a diving World Series podium together for the first time in theirs careers on Saturday after taking silver and...
Canadian Women Post 3 Straight Shutouts on Day 1 of Canada Sevens Rugby Tourney
Home team pitches shutout at Canada Sevens--LANGFORD, B.C. - Canada pitched a shutout Saturday at the Canada Sevens women's rugby tournament, blanking all three opponents to win its pool in convincing fashion.The Canadians, third in the overall World...
Defend Free Trade, Bank of Canada Governor Says amid Wave of Protectionist Talk
Bank of Canada governor: Defend free trade--WASHINGTON - The governor of Canada's central bank says policy-makers have a duty to explain the merits of free trade at a moment marked by anti-globalization sentiment lapping across different continents.Stephen...
Evan Fitzpatrick Makes 38 Saves, Canada Beats Czech Republic at Under-18 Worlds
Fitzpatrick, Canada beat Czechs at U18 worlds--GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Evan Fitzpatrick was determined not let anything beat him in a busy second period.The St. John's, N.L., native made 22 of his 38 saves in the second as Canada beat the Czech Republic...
Fancy Financing, Electoral Reform and Anguish: How Politics Touched Us This Week
Three ways politics touched us this week--OTTAWA - Parliament Hill has been through a week of deep thought on electoral reform, and some innovative thinking on financing. But what was most notable over the past few days was not so much thought, but anguish.Suicide...
George Pours in 33 Points to Lift Pacers to Game 1 Victory over Raptors
Raptors drop ugly Game 1 100-90 to Pacers--TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors were seeking playoff redemption. But as the clock ticked down on another post-season defeat, it only conjured memories of past disappointments.But in the moments after dropping...
How the 'Superdelegate' System Stymying Sanders Was Created: A Flashback to 1984
Why Democrats created superdelegates in 1984--WASHINGTON - The early 1980s gave the world some trends that faded, like the male perm and breakdancing laces. Yet one innovation of the era endures in U.S. presidential elections: Superdelegates.They're...
Kyrou Scores 4, Canada Downs Denmark 10-2 to Open Under-18 World Championships
Canada downs Denmark to open U18 Worlds--GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Canada's men's hockey team felt frustrated after 20 minutes of their first preliminary-round game at the IIHF under-18 world championships.Then the light switched on -- literally.Canada's 10-2...
Liberal MP Anthony Housefather Filling Big Shoes and Preparing for Big Next Step
Filling big shoes: Liberal MP Housefather--OTTAWA - Anthony Housefather was already under pressure when he was elected as the Liberal member of Parliament for the Quebec riding of Mount Royal.His predecessor? Irwin Cotler, a parliamentarian widely respected...
Lundqvist Returns to Backstop Rangers to Game 2 Win, Series Tied at One
Lundqvist returns to backstop Rangers to Game 2 win--PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Three days before Game 2 Henrik Lundqvist briefly wondered whether he had a serious injury.He was back in the Rangers' net for his 112th straight playoff start on Saturday afternoon,...
Malkin Returns for Game 2, Lundqvist Will Start with Fleury Still Out
Lundqvist returns, Pens get Malkin back--PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The New York Rangers will have their No. 1 goaltender in the lineup for Saturday's playoff matinee against the Pittsburgh Penguins.Henrik Lundqvist will start Game 2 for the visiting Rangers...
Mourners Gather in Montreal to Remember Jean Lapierre and His Wife
Jean Lapierre remembered at Montreal service--MONTREAL - Former federal cabinet minister Jean Lapierre was remembered Saturday in Montreal as a loyal family man and as a gifted communicator who shared his passion for politics with everyday people.Several...
New Opinion Poll Touts Tory Surge, Liberal Fall in Manitoba Election
Poll has big gains for Manitoba Tories--WINNIPEG - A new opinion poll suggests the Manitoba Progressive Conservatives are soaring and Liberal support has dropped sharply in advance of Tuesday's provincial election.The survey by Mainstreet Research for...
Photo Advisory
Photo advisory--The Canadian Press photo advisory additions for Saturday, April 16, 2016.Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photographers. ADDS: VANCOUVER--Annual Vaisakhi parade....
Saturday's Grouped Soccer Scores
Saturday's Grouped Soccer Scores--ENGLANDPremier LeagueSunderland 3 Norwich 0Everton 1 Southampton 1Manchester United 1 Aston Villa 0Newcastle 3 Swansea 0Watford 1 West Brom 0Manchester City 3 Chelsea 0ChampionshipMiddlesbrough 2 Bolton 1Burnley 2 Birmingham...
Small Town Hospitality Helps Soothe Rough Start for Syrian Family in Nova Scotia
Rural town smooths rough start for Syrians--QUEENSLAND, N.S. - Just a few months ago Syrian refugee Ziad Zeina was contemplating returning to the Middle East rather than continuing to live in a Halifax apartment he described as dirty, small and cold.Then...
Top News Advisory for Saturday, April 16
Top News Advisory--TOP NEWS ADVISORYSaturday, April 166 p.m.Here are the latest Top News stories from The Canadian Press. All times are Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news...
Top Sports Advisory at 6 P.M. Saturday, April 16
Top Sports Advisory at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 16--Good evening from Canadian Press Sports!Advisories will hit the wire around 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET on weekdays and will also be sent to editors by email. On weekends, the advisories will move at 3 p.m....
Valanciunas's Foul Trouble Hurts Raptors in 100-90 Loss to Pacers in Game 1
Valanciunas's foul trouble hurts Raptors--TORONTO - At no point in the Toronto Raptors' Game 1 defeat were they dominating the contest. On balance, however, the Raptors controlled the play in the first half. A lot of that was due to Jonas Valanciunas,...
WHL Roundup: McGauley Has Hat Trick, Wheat Kings Top Warriors to Advance
WHL Roundup: Wheat Kings advance with win--BRANDON, Man. - Tim McGauley found the back of the net three times to power the Brandon Wheat Kings into the next round of the Western Hockey League playoffs with a 7-3 victory over the Moose Jaw Warriors on...
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