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Articles from July 22, 2016

2016 RBC Canadian Open Third Round Tee Times
2016 RBC Canadian Open third round tee times--OAKVILLE, Ont. - Tee times for Saturday's third round of the PGA Tour's 2016 RBC Canadian Open, played at the par-72, 7,190-yard Glen Abbey:7:05 a.m. _ Ernie Els, Scott Pinckney7:15 _ Danny Lee, William McGirt7:25...
A GOP Post-Convention Bounce? Maybe for the Job-Seeking Journalist Who Cried Plagiarism
Journo hopes job flows from GOP plagiarism bust--CLEVELAND - One possible winner from this week's Republican gathering got his convention bounce in a coffee shop, 3,700 kilometres away from the site where Donald Trump became a presidential nominee.This...
Agriculture Ministers Conclude Meeting in Calgary with Pledge to Open Markets
Agriculture ministers vow to open new markets--CALGARY - A statement from a meeting of Canada's agriculture ministers pledges to open new markets through trade agreements while protecting the country's eggs, dairy and poultry from foreign competition.The...
'A Natural Thing to Do:' Yukon Premier, Son Shot Meat Served at Premiers Dinner
Yukon premier shot meat at premier's dinner--WHITEHORSE - Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski hasn't only welcomed his colleagues from across Canada this week -- he's fed them as well.The avid hunter and his son Taylor shot the moose and Dall sheep served...
Anticosti: Quebec and Private Firm Don't Have to Give Petrolia $13 Million
Anticosti: no $13 million for Petrolia--MONTREAL - The Quebec government and a private firm don't have to give nearly $13 million to Petrolia Inc. in their dispute over exploratory oil and gas drilling on Anticosti Island, a judge ruled Friday.Superior...
Banks and Other Industries Embrace Biometrics to Boost Security, Convenience
Banking on biometrics to beef up security--TORONTO - In the not-too-distant future, your bank will be able to prevent fraud by learning how you type, your car will unlock when it senses the electrical activity of your heart and the security system at...
Booms Not Containing Oil Spill in North Saskatchewan River, More Steps Needed
Booms not containing Saskatchewan oil spill--NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. - Attempts to stop a pipeline oil spill from flowing down a major river in Saskatchewan failed Friday and new steps were being taken to try to contain the slick.A government official...
Business Leaders, Others Weigh in on Trump's Latest NAFTA Criticism
Reaction to Trump's latest NAFTA criticism--Donald Trump, the newly minted Republican presidential nominee, vowed to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement after securing the party's backing at this week's convention in Cleveland."Our horrible...
Business News Advisory
Business News Advisory--FRIDAY, JULY 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...
Calgary Takes Advantage of Winnipeg Turnovers, Beats Blue Bombers 33-18
Stampeders beat Blue Bombers 33-18--WINNIPEG - Bo Levi Mitchell knows the Calgary Stampeders are a confident group.The quarterback got more evidence of that in Calgary's 33-18 victory over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Thursday.Stamps receiver Bakari...
Canada Advances to Finals at FIBA U18 Men's Championship with Win over Puerto Rico
Canada beats Puerto Rico in U18 men's semis--VALDIVIA, Chile - A strong first quarter was all Canada needed to set the tone and cruise into the finals at the FIBA Americas under-18 men's championship.Lindell Wigginton led the way with a game-high 22...
Canada's Annual Inflation Rate 1.5% in June as Food Prices Cool Down
Canada's inflation rate 1.5% in June: Statcan--OTTAWA - Canada's annual inflation rate held steady last month at a modest 1.5 per cent amid a welcomed cool-off in sizzling supermarket prices.This headline-inflation number in Statistics Canada's latest...
Canada's Eugenie Bouchard Draws Safarova in First Round of Rogers Cup
Bouchard draws Safarova at Rogers Cup--MONTREAL - Agnieszka Radwanska wants to make it two in a row at Uniprix Stadium.The fourth seed from Poland was back on Friday looking to repeat her winning performance from the last time the women's Rogers Cup...
Canadian Paxton Stellar through Seven Innings as Mariners Top Blue Jays
Canada's Paxton leads Mariners over Blue Jays--TORONTO - Marco Estrada battled through inconsistencies to keep his team in a tight ball game on Friday night. The Blue Jays offence couldn't figure out Seattle's James Paxton, though. The Canadian left-hander...
Canadians Didn't Link Syrian Refugees with Increased Terror Risk, Poll Suggests
Syrian refugee poll also explored terrorism--OTTAWA - People who backed a plan to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada in a matter of months largely expected no increased risk of terrorism as a result, newly released federal polling information reveals.About...
Canadian Women's Basketball Team Has Eye on Medal at Rio Olympics
Canadian women's basketball team eyes medal--TORONTO - Natalie Achonwa has worn a wide smile since touching down in Toronto on Thursday night.The 22-year-old forward for the WNBA's Indiana Fever said there's a transformation that happens when she suits...
Canadian Women to Face France in Auxerre in Final Pre-Olympic Soccer Test
Canadian women to play final pre-Olympic test--The Canadian women's soccer team plays its final pre-Olympic warmup Saturday when it takes on highly rated France in Auxerre.There is history between the two. Canada edged France 1-0 for the bronze medal...
Celebrity Birthdays for July 24
Celebrity birthdays for July 24--Celebrity Birthdays for July 24:Actor John Aniston ("Days of Our Lives") is 83.Comedian Ruth Buzzi is 80.Actor Mark Goddard ("Lost In Space") is 80.Actor Dan Hedaya is 76. Actor Chris Sarandon is 74.Comedian Gallagher...
Celebrity Birthdays for July 25
Celebrity birthdays for July 25--Celebrity Birthdays for July 25:Actress Barbara Harris is 81.Singer-guitarist Bruce Woodley of The Seekers is 74.Drummer Jim McCarty of The Yardbirds is 73.Bassist Verdine White of Earth, Wind and Fire is 65.Singer-musician...
Celebrity Birthdays for July 26
Celebrity birthdays for July 26--Celebrity Birthdays for July 26:Actor Robert Colbert is 85. Singer Darlene Love is 75.Singer Brenton Wood is 75.Singer Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones is 73.Movie director Peter Hyams is 73.Actress Dame Helen Mirren...
Celebrity Birthdays for July 27
Celebrity birthdays for July 27--Celebrity Birthdays for July 27:TV producer Norman Lear is 94.Canadian guitarist Tony Romandini is 88.Actor Jerry Van Dyke ("Coach") is 85.Sportscaster Irv Cross is 77. Actor John Pleshette ("Knots Landing") is 74.Acadian...
Celebrity Birthdays for July 28
Celebrity birthdays for July 28--Celebrity Birthdays for July 28:Actor Darryl Hickman is 85.Ballet dancer-choreographer Jacques d'Amboise is 82.CFL Hall of Fame quarterback Russ Jackson is 80. Steel guitarist George Cummings (Dr. Hook) is 78.Musical...
Celebrity Birthdays for July 29
Celebrity birthdays for July 29--Celebrity Birthdays for July 29:Comedian "Professor" Irwin Corey is 102. Hockey Hall of Fame forward Ted Lindsay is 91.Actor Robert Fuller ("Laramie," ''Emergency!") is 83.Actor David Warner ("Titanic") is 75.Actress...
Celebrity Birthdays for July 30
Celebrity birthdays for July 30--Celebrity Birthdays for July 30:Singer Christine McGuire (The McGuire Sisters) is 90.Actor Edd "Kookie" Byrnes is 83.Former Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig is 82.Blues guitarist Buddy Guy is 80.Movie director...
Children's Hospital Construction Site Remains Closed after Worker Death
Construction worker on job less than 6 months:--SASKATOON - The Saskatoon health region says the hospital construction site where a 21-year-old worker died won't reopen until an investigation into the death is complete.Graham Construction says the worker...
Community Devastated by Fish Plant Fire: 'There's a Lot of Sad People Here'
Community 'devastated' by fish plant fire--WHITBOURNE, N.L. - Firefighters were monitoring hotspots at a fish plant that burned to the ground late Thursday, dealing a major blow to the hundreds of people who work there.Deputy fire Chief Corey Hudson...
ConocoPhillips Canada Plans to Cut 300 Staff, Blames Regulation and Market Access
ConocoPhillips Canada plans to cut 300 jobs--CALGARY - ConocoPhillips Canada says it plans to lay off 250 to 300 employees this September, with the vast majority of cuts coming from its Calgary head office.Company spokesman Rob Evans said Friday the...
Crown Begins Cross-Examination of Accused Murderer Richard Henry Bain
Crown begins cross-examination of Bain--MONTREAL - The Crown began its cross-examination of accused murderer Richard Henry Bain on Friday by referring to psychiatric reports in which he reportedly said he wanted to kill as many Quebec separatists as...
Deal among Premiers Meeting in Yukon Starting to Look Less Likely
Deal among premiers looking less likely--WHITEHORSE - Canada's 13 premiers have one more day to close what they keep calling a tantalizingly near deal to open provincial borders to trade.But that long-awaited goal may have actually receded during Thursday's...
Defence Chief Opts to Keep Kurdish Flag on Canadian Uniforms in Iraq
Canadian troops in Iraq to keep Kurdish flag--OTTAWA - Canada's top soldier has decided special forces troops in Iraq will continue to wear the Kurdish flag on their uniforms in addition to the Maple Leaf, despite questions about the practice.National...
Disgraced Hockey Coach, Convicted Sex Offender Graham James Seeking Full Parole
Disgraced hockey coach seeking full parole--Disgraced junior hockey coach and convicted sex offender Graham James is seeking full parole with the support of his case workers.James is serving a seven-year sentence for sexually assaulting players he coached...
Editorial Exchange: After Trump
Editorial Exchange: After Trump--An editorial from the Prince George Citizen, published July 20:Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies Conservative MP Bob Zimmer tweeted congratulations on Tuesday afternoon, not to recognize a constituent or a fellow...
Editorial Exchange: Antisocial Tailpipes, Loud Cars and Bikes Cause Disruption during Summer Months
Editorial Exchange: Antisocial tailpipes, loud cars and bikes cause disruption during summer months--An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle Herald, published July 21:The serene scenes and sounds of summer bring peace and tranquillity to most of us....
Editorial Exchange: Dairy Commission Leaves Sour Taste
Editorial Exchange: Dairy commission leaves sour taste--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published July 21:The world is enjoying an abundant supply of industrial milk products this year. Butter fat and milk powder used for production of ice...
Editorial Exchange: Erdogan in (Elder) Trudeau's Shoes
Editorial Exchange: Erdogan in (elder) Trudeau's shoes--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published July 22:Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke for many this week when he asked the Turkish government to respect the civil rights of its political...
Editorial Exchange: Give the Parliamentary Budget Watchdog Sharper Teeth
Editorial Exchange: Give the parliamentary budget watchdog sharper teeth--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published July 20:In 2006, Stephen Harper came to power in the wake of the Liberal sponsorship scandal promising a new era of accountability...
Editorial Exchange: Greatness Lies Ahead of Us, Not Behind Us
Editorial Exchange: Greatness lies ahead of us, not behind us--An editorial from the Hamilton Spectator, published July 22:If you were born male, white and able-bodied in most of the developed world, you won life's biggest lottery.In North America and...
Editorial Exchange: Russia's Olympic Athletes Shouldn't Go to Rio
Editorial Exchange: Russia's Olympic athletes shouldn't go to Rio--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published July 21:The world will soon learn what's at the heart of the Olympic movement: dedication to fair play and clean competition, or craven toadying...
Editorial Exchange: The Vape Debate
Editorial Exchange: The vape debate--An editorial from the Amherst News, published July 22:Electronic cigarette use. It's on the rise, with adolescents already more likely to vape than to smoke an old-fashioned paper-wrapped tobacco stick.E-cigarettes...
Editorial Exchange: Trump Wraps Up Unlikely Party Nomination
Editorial Exchange: Trump wraps up unlikely party nomination--An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle Herald, published July 20:All over Canada, people are shaking their heads while reading their newspapers, wondering what has taken hold of our neighbours'...
Editorial Exchange: Turkey Risks Strangling Its Own Democracy
Editorial Exchange: Turkey risks strangling its own democracy--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published July 20:Sadly, but all too predictably, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is rushing towards one-man rule.He is using last weekend's botched...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Friday, July 22
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...
Facts about the Tragically Hip as the Band Launches Farewell Tour
Facts about Canadian rockers the Tragically Hip--VICTORIA - Canadian rock band the Tragically Hip begins what is being billed as its final tour after lead singer Gord Downie was diagnosed with a deadly brain cancer. Here are some facts about Downie and...
Five Things to Know about Gord Downie's Brain Cancer Glioblastoma
A look at the type of cancer Gord Downie has--VICTORIA - Canadian rock band the Tragically Hip begins what is being billed as its final tour after lead singer Gord Downie was diagnosed with a deadly brain cancer. Here are five things to know about the...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Friday, July 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...
Heckling of Vancouver TV Reporter Prompts Police Investigation
Vancouver police investigate after reporter heckled--VANCOUVER - Police in Vancouver are investigating after a recurrence of last year's viral phenomenon that saw hecklers interrupt live television reports to yell sexually explicit remarks into reporters'...
Home Sales Down in Metro Vancouver: Conference Board of Canada Report
Home sales down in Vancouver: report--VANCOUVER - Home sales fell in Metro Vancouver for a fourth straight month in June, but aspiring homeowners shouldn't celebrate yet -- it's still a seller's market.A new report from the Conference Board of Canada...
How Direct Sales Companies Have Grown since the Days of Tupperware Parties
Direct sales have grown since Tupperware days--TORONTO - About three years ago, Diana Eves signed up to sell loose leaf tea and recruit salespeople for a company called Steeped Tea on her mother's insistence.The Calgarian says she now rakes in about...
Husky Oilsands Project Back on Track after Being Shut Down during Wildfire
Oilsands project back on track after wildfire--CALGARY - Husky Energy says its thermal oilsands project that was shut down while wildfires swept through the Fort McMurray, Alta., region in May is already back to producing bitumen at its previous level.The...
Impact Look to Get Back on Track at Home against Conference Rival Union
Impact look to bounce back against Union--MONTREAL - The Montreal Impact have a chance to reverse a mediocre home record when the Philadelphia Union visit Saputo Stadium on Saturday.While the Union (8-6-6) are in second place and the Impact (6-5-8) are...
Justin Bieber Gets Warning from Toronto after Appearing with Lions in City
Justin Bieber gets warning over baby lions--TORONTO - Is it too late now to say sorry?Canadian pop star Justin Bieber is in hot water over reports that he appeared with young lions at two Toronto events.Toronto Animal Services said Friday it has sent...
Kinky Fish Clog Traffic in Newfoundland: 'It Creates Chaos Trying to Get There'
Kinky fish clog traffic in Newfoundland--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - In eastern Newfoundland, nothing clogs traffic like kinky sex on the beach.On any given day for the past week or so, hundreds of people have been parking indiscriminately near a small town north...
Luke List Stays Tied with Dustin Johnson atop Leaderboard at RBC Canadian Open
List stays tied with Johnson at Canadian Open--OAKVILLE, Ont. - Luke List's biggest challenge might just be tuning out the hoopla that comes with playing alongside Dustin Johnson.List made a nine-foot putt on the 18th hole to draw even with Johnson on...
Man in Contempt for Refusing to Hand over Dangerous Doberman to Be Put Down
Owner of dangerous dog found in contempt--TORONTO - A man who refused to turn over his aggressive Doberman pinscher to be euthanized was found in contempt of court Friday.In its ruling, Ontario's Court of Appeal sided with health authorities in finding...
Milos Raonic Seeded Fourth after Rogers Cup Tennis Tournament Draw
Draw released for Rogers Cup tournament--TORONTO - Less than a month after becoming the first Canadian man to appear in a Grand Slam singles final, Milos Raonic is in a good position to make more history at next week's Rogers Cup.World No. 5 Stan Wawrinka...
Most Actively-Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively-traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (14,600.66, up 34.83 points):Trevali Mining Corp. (TSX:TV). Miner. Up two cents, or 2.22 per cent, to 92 cents...
New Ferry Aims to Fix Fogo Island Delays: 'It's a Total Nightmare'
New ferry aims to fix Fogo Island 'nightmare'--FOGO ISLAND, N.L. - When she went to Fogo Island this month, Gwyneth Paltrow called it "heaven."But for many people visiting Fogo, one of Newfoundland's hottest tourist destinations, the commute this summer...
Officials Work to Determine If Saskatchewan Young Offender Was Shackled
Search continues for escaped violent teen--REGINA - Corrections officials are trying to determine whether the rules were followed for a violent young offender who escaped from custody in Saskatchewan.Sundance Mentuck managed to get away from youth custody...
OLYMPIC PREVIEW:Rio Not the First Host City to Face Questions Ahead of the Games
RIO 2016:Rio not the first host city to face questions--With fears over the Zika virus, the readiness of infrastructure, as well as Brazil's current political and economic turmoil, Rio de Janeiro has been grabbing all the wrong headlines ahead of the...
Ontario's Opposition Parties Demand Reports into Nipigon River Bridge Failure
PCs, NDP demand reports into Nipigon bridge--TORONTO - Ontario's opposition parties are demanding the release of expert reports into the $106 million Nipigon River Bridge, which failed last January less than two months after it opened.The steel decking...
Premiers Wrap Meeting by Agreeing in Principle to Internal Trade Deal
Premiers agree to internal trade deal--WHITEHORSE - Canada's premiers and territorial leaders have agreed in principle on an internal trade deal they say will help create jobs and improve the economy."This truly is a historic day," said Yukon Premier...
Saskatchewan Deficit Jumps; Government Points to Potash, Oil Price Drops
Saskatchewan deficit up; resource prices down--REGINA - Low resource prices are being blamed for a big jump in Saskatchewan's deficit last year.The final, audited numbers for the fiscal year that ended in March show a deficit of $675 million -- a big...
SCOC Decision Means Defence Minister Can Appeal Soldier's Sex-Assault Acquittal
Court ruling means feds can appeal sex acquittal--MONTREAL - A Supreme Court of Canada ruling Friday means the defence minister can appeal in the case of a Canadian soldier acquitted of sexually assaulting a female subordinate.The court ruled unanimously...
Seven Stories in the News Today, July 22
Seven stories in the news today, July 22--Seven stories in the news today from The Canadian Press:------PREMIERS STILL WORKING ON INTERPROVINCIAL TRADECanada's 13 premiers have one more day to close what they keep calling a tantalizingly near deal to...
Shark Ventures into Nova Scotia Harbour, Steals Mackerel from Fishing Lines
Shark ventures into harbour, feasts on fish--LIVERPOOL, N.S. - A peckish shark has been spotted snatching mackerel off people's hooks on the Liverpool, N.S., waterfront.Witnesses say the roughly 1.5-metre shark swam under a popular harbour bridge and...
StatsCan Testing Texting as One Way to Stop Major Data Quality Concerns
StatsCan looks to texting to fill data gaps--OTTAWA - Forget checking your mailbox for future Statistics Canada questionnaires and instead be ready to check the text-message inbox on your cell phone.Texting questions to Canadians is one of several options...
StatsCan Wants Its Freedom from Central Federal IT Department: Documents
StatsCan wants control over own IT: documents--OTTAWA - The country's chief statistician believes Statistics Canada must have complete control of its own digital systems rather than having to turn to the federal government's central IT department.Workers...
Stock Markets Close Higher as Loonie Slides on Oil Price, Strength in USD
Stock markets up, loonie slumps lower--TORONTO - North American stock markets closed higher heading into the weekend, with one index hitting a new record high, as lower oil prices and strong U.S. earnings results weighed on the Canadian dollar."Not much...
Tangled Whale Came to Downtown Waterfront Looking for Help, Rescuer Says
Tangled whale came looking for help: rescuer--DIGBY, N.S. - A Digby, N.S., man who helped free a whale from a fishing net said he's convinced it came to the downtown waterfront looking for help.Barry O'Neil was doing fibreglass work on a boat around...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for July 23-25
The Canadian Press News Agenda for July 23-25--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Saturday, July 23 to Monday, July 25 as of 9 p.m: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and...
The Friday News Briefing: An At-a-Glance Survey of Some Top Stories
The Friday briefing: Top news at-a-glance--Highlights from the news file for Friday, July 22SHOOTING IN MUNICH MALL: Munich police warned people to stay inside and avoid public places Friday as they hunted for the shooter or shooters who opened fire...
Today in History - Aug. 1
Today in History - Aug. 1--Today in History for Aug. 1:On this date:In 1534, French explorer Jacques Cartier sighted the north shore of the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Charged by King Francois I to look for gold in the New World and a passage to China, Cartier...
Today in History - Aug. 2
Today in History - Aug. 2--Today in History for Aug. 2:On this date:In 1100, King William II of England was killed in a hunting accident.In 1610, English explorer Henry Hudson discovered Hudson Bay. In his ship "Discovery," Hudson explored the eastern...
Today in History - Aug. 3
Today in History - Aug. 3--Today in History for Aug. 3:On this date:In 1460, King James II of Scotland died in a cannon explosion.In 1492, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus sailed from Palos, Spain, with 119 men and three ships - the "Nina," "Pinta"...
Today in History - Aug. 4
Today in History - Aug. 4--Today in History for Aug. 4:On this date:In 1586, a plot to kill Queen Elizabeth I was uncovered. Anthony Babington, supporter of Mary, Queen of Scots, planned to kill Elizabeth and her ministers and assume power with the aid...
Today in History - Aug. 5
Today in History - Aug. 5--Today in History for Aug. 5:On this date:In 1100, Henry I ascended the throne of England, three days after his brother, King William II, was killed in a hunting accident.In 1620, the Pilgrim ships "The Mayflower" and "The Speedwell"...
Today in History - Aug. 6
Today in History - Aug. 6--Today in History for Aug. 6:On this date:In 1623, Anne Hathaway, wife of William Shakespeare, died.In 1691, Henry Kelsey claimed the Red River Valley for Britain.In 1774, English religious leader Ann Lee and a small band of...
Today in History - July 31
Today in History - July 31--Today in History for July 31:On this date:In 1498, Christopher Columbus landed at Trinidad.In 1556, St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus -- the Jesuit order of Catholic priests and brothers -- died in Rome.In...
Today in Music History - Aug. 1
Today in Music History - Aug. 1--Today in Music History for Aug. 1:In 1927, one of country music's most influential groups, "The Carter Family," made their first recordings for Victor Records at a makeshift studio in Bristol, Tenn. Among the six titles...
Today in Music History - Aug. 2
Today in Music History - Aug. 2--Today in Music History for Aug. 2:In 1921, Enrico Caruso, the world's greatest operatic tenor, died in Naples, Italy at the age of 48. Caruso, more than any other artist, was responsible for transforming the newly invented...
Today in Music History - Aug. 3
Today in Music History - Aug. 3--Today in Music History for Aug. 3:In 1907, Greta Kraus, who became Canada's most outstanding harpsichordist, was born in Vienna. After moving to Canada in 1938 she appeared as a soloist, chamber musician and accompanist...
Today in Music History - Aug. 4
Today in Music History - Aug. 4--Today in Music History for Aug. 4:In 1927, Jimmie Rodgers, often called the "Father of Country Music," made his first recordings in Bristol, Tenn. Under the supervision of Ralph Peer of Victor Records, Rodgers recorded...
Today in Music History - Aug. 5
Today in Music History - Aug. 5--Today in Music History for Aug. 5:In 1943, country singer Sammi Smith was born in Orange, Calif. Her recording of Kris Kristofferson's "Help Me Make It Through the Night" sold more than two million copies and was the...
Today in Music History - Aug. 6
Today in Music History - Aug. 6--Today in Music History for Aug. 6:In 1939, Canadian tenor Paul Trepanier was born in Noranda, Que.In 1940, the Vancouver company "Theatre Under the Stars" opened its first season at Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park. "Theatre...
Today in Music History - July 31
Today in Music History - July 31--Today in Music History for July 31:In 1886, Hungarian pianist and composer Franz Liszt died of pneumonia at 74.In 1877, Thomas Edison patented the first sound-recording device.In 1923, Atlantic Records chairman Ahmet...
Top B.C. News as of 4 P.M
Top B.C. News--FRIDAY, July 22Here 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. Projected word counts and timing of stories and...
Top News Advisory for Friday, July 22, 2016
Top News Advisory for July 22--TOP NEWS ADVISORYFriday, July 226:20 a.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...
Top Prairies-North News as of 4 P.M. MST on Friday, July 22, 2016
Top Prairies-North news--Friday, July 22, 20164 p.m. MSTPRAIRIES-NORTH NEWS ADVISORYHere are the top Prairies-North News stories from The Canadian Press as of 4 p.m. MST. All times are local unless otherwise stated. Entries are subject to change as news...
Toronto FC Striker Jozy Altidore Expected to Return to Action against D.C. United
Altidore expected to return Saturday--TORONTO - Toronto FC's stuttering offence should get a helping hand in the form of Jozy Altidore this weekend, even if it is just in the form of a cameo off the bench.Toronto (6-7-6), which hosts D.C. United on Saturday...
Toronto Police Ask for Help in Shooting at Club Hosting Drake After-Party
Police call for witnesses in Muzik shooting--TORONTO - Toronto police and a victim's family are asking for the public's help in solving a deadly shooting that took place at a nightclub hosting an after-party for rapper Drake's music festival last year.Det....
Trump, Children and Refugees: 3 Ways Canadian Politics Touched Us This Week
Three ways politics touched us this week--OTTAWA - With most of the country's MPs deep into riding work or away on summer holiday, it's the chatter among civil servants that echoes the loudest these days in the parliamentary precinct. But instead of...
Trump's Big Speech: Heavy on Gloom-Tinged Nostalgia, Light on Policy Solutions
Trump's big speech heavy on nostalgia--CLEVELAND - Donald Trump delivered the biggest speech of his young political career borrowing from an old message, drawn from the same well of gloom-tinged nostalgia as his campaign slogan about making America great...
TSX Listed Corporate Dividends and Distributions Declared July 22
TSX listed corporate dividends, distributions--Dividends or distributions were declared or updated on the following listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on July 22, 2016.<Horizons Natural Gas Yield Etf Cl 'e' (TSX:HNY): $0.0194. Payable Feb...
University Friends Jared Du Toit and Jon Rahm Tied for 3rd at RBC Canadian Open
University friends Du Toit and Rahm tied--OAKVILLE, Ont. - Jared du Toit still can't beat his friend and university teammate Jon Rahm.The 21-year-old Canadian closed out the second round of the RBC Canadian Open on Friday with three consecutive birdies...
U.S. War Dodgers Urge Trudeau to Let Them Stay; Decry Inaction on Promises
U.S. war dodgers urge Trudeau to let them stay--TORONTO - American soldiers who fled to Canada rather than fight in Iraq joined activists and a Liberal backbencher on Friday to urge the government of Justin Trudeau to end legal action against them and...
Victims in B.C. Attacks Include 85-Year-Old Living in Fear: Crown
85-year-old among traumatized victims: Crown--VANCOUVER - A series of firebombings and targeted shootings aimed at people who were thought to have a connection to a justice training centre in the Vancouver area has left the victims traumatized, a Crown...
What's Making News in Atlantic Canada
What's making news in Atlantic Canada--NEWFOUNDLAND FISH PLANT BURNS TO GROUNDFirefighters battled hotspots Friday at a fish plant in eastern Newfoundland that burned to the ground overnight.Corey Hudson of the fire department in Norman's Cove-Long Cove...
What's Making News in British Columbia
What's making news in British Columbia--WINE TO FLOW BETWEEN BC, QUEBEC AND ONTARIOPremier Christy Clark and her counterparts from Quebec and Ontario say they will be increasing the flow of wine among their provinces.The premiers have announced a deal...
Whitecaps Prepared for Struggling Dynamo to Put Up a Fight in MLS Game
Whitecaps prepared for Dynamo to put up fight--VANCOUVER - A few punches were thrown after a Vancouver Whitecaps practice this week.The fracas wasn't a sign of any simmering tensions on the team. It was a little fun before the Whitecaps travelled to...
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