The Canadian Press

Articles from August 26, 2016

Airbnb Host Recruitment Campaign Aggressive, Says Vancouver Councillor
Airbnb campaign concerns Vancouver councillor--VANCOUVER - Vancouver's rental vacancy rate remains critically low, so the latest recruitment campaign from Airbnb concerns councillor George Affleck.The online, short-term rental site is trying to attract...
Alberta's Notley Says Budget Plan Is Working but She'll Alter If Need Be
Notley says budget will be changed if need be--EDMONTON - Premier Rachel Notley says her government will stick with its economic plan despite a budget deficit of almost $11 billion, but will alter course if necessary.Notley made the comments Friday as...
Ariya Jutanugarn Shoots Bogey Free Second Round to Take Canadian Open Lead
Jutanugarn takes second round lead--PRIDDIS, Alta. - No driver, no problem for Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn.Despite not carrying a driver in her bag, Jutanugarn shot a bogey-free 8-under 64 on Friday to move atop the leaderboard through two rounds of...
Back to School in Fort McMurray: Grads Get Prom, Others Return to Counselling
Fort McMurray grads go back to say goodbye--EDMONTON - Brynne Wood tries on her sparkly, champagne-coloured princess gown and smells a hint of smoke.The dress was left hanging in an alterations shop in downtown Fort McMurray when a huge wildfire spread...
B.C. Wildfire Costs Top $100M, but Still Less Than Half of 2015 Expenditures
B.C. wildfire costs much lower than in 2015--KAMLOOPS, B.C. - British Columbia has spent $103 million fighting wildfires across the province since the fire season began April 1.Information officer Claire Allen of the BC Wildfire Service says that is...
BlackBerry Restructures Debt to Cut Interest Costs, Signs Deal with Fairfax
BlackBerry restructures debt to cut costs--WATERLOO, Ont. - BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB) announced a plan to restructure its debt and cut its interest costs.Trading in BlackBerry shares had been halted pending the announcement.Under the plan, the company...
Blue Jays Re-Acquire Catcher Dioner Navarro from White Sox for Turner
Blue Jays re-acquire Navarro from White Sox--TORONTO - Toronto Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins could feel Dioner Navarro's enthusiasm when he spoke to the catcher after acquiring him from the Chicago White Sox on Friday."He was excited," Atkins...
Bombardier Hands out Pink Slips, as Part of Effort to Cut 7,000 Workers
Bombardier hands out pink slips to workers--MONTREAL - Bombardier handed out pink slips Friday to aerospace employees in Montreal as part of its efforts announced in February to trim 7,000 workers over two years.The Montreal-based company declined to...
Business News Advisory
Business News Advisory--FRIDAY, AUG. 26, 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...
Cause of Earthquakes That Shook a New Brunswick Village for Months Is a Mystery
Cause of New Brunswick quakes a mystery--MCADAM, N.B. - The cause of more than 100 earthquakes that shook homes and rattled nerves in a New Brunswick village earlier this year may remain a mystery, says a seismologist.Stephen Halchuk at Earthquakes Canada...
Celebrity Birthdays for Aug. 28
Celebrity birthdays for Aug. 28--Celebrity Birthdays for Aug. 28:John Perkins of the 1950s vocal group the Crew Cuts is 85.Actor Sonny Shroyer ("The Dukes of Hazzard") is 81.Former prime minister Paul Martin is 78.Actor Ken Jenkins ("Scrubs") is 76.Actor...
Celebrity Birthdays for Aug. 29
Celebrity birthdays for Aug. 29--Celebrity Birthdays for Aug. 29:Actress Betty Lynn ("The Andy Griffith Show") is 90.Movie director William Friedkin is 81.U.S. Senator John McCain, R-Ariz., is 80.Actor Elliott Gould is 78.Movie director Joel Schumacher...
Celebrity Birthdays for Aug. 30
Celebrity birthdays for Aug. 30--Celebrity Birthdays for Aug. 30:Actor Bill Daily ("I Dream of Jeannie," ''The Bob Newhart Show") is 89.Billionaire investor Warren Buffet is 86.Actress Elizabeth Ashley is 77.Actor-turned-politician Ben Jones ("The Dukes...
Celebrity Birthdays for Aug. 31
Celebrity birthdays for Aug. 31--Celebrity Birthdays for Aug. 31:Japanese monster movie actor Katsumi Tezuka is 104.Baseball Hall-of-Famer Frank Robinson is 81.Actor Warren Berlinger ("Operation Petticoat," ''The Joey Bishop Show") is 79.Drummer Jerry...
Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 1
Celebrity birthdays for Sept. 1--Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 1:Actor George Maharis ("Route 66") is 88.Conductor Seiji Ozawa is 81.Attorney and law professor Alan Dershowitz is 78.Comedian-actress Lily Tomlin is 77.Actor Don Stroud is 73.Singer Archie...
Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 2
Celebrity birthdays for Sept. 2--Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 2:Dancer-actress Marge Champion is 97.Actor-comedian Chuck McCann is 82.Canadian jazz saxophonist Lee Gagnon is 82.Actor Derek Fowlds (TV: "Yes, Minister"; "Yes, Prime Minister") is 79.Former...
Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 3
Celebrity birthdays for Sept. 3--Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 3:"Beetle Bailey" creator Mort Walker is 93.Actress Pauline Collins is 76.Singer-guitarist Al Jardine of The Beach Boys is 74.Actress Valerie Perrine is 73.George Biondo, bass guitarist with...
CFL Changes Rule on Coaches Challenges, First Challenge No Longer 'Free'
CFL changes rule on coaches challenges--TORONTO - The Canadian Football League has approved a rule change on coaches' challenges.Effective immediately, if a team makes their first coach's challenge of the game and does not win that challenge, the team...
Chief Copes with Fallout after Firefighters Charged with Arson in Local Blazes
Cape Breton firefighters charged in blazes--SYDNEY, N.S. - Dave Julian says serial arson charges laid against two volunteer firefighters he worked alongside in rural Cape Breton came as a shock -- but it turns out the cases aren't as rare as he once...
Crystal Ball-Like Web Tool Could Help Patients with Lung Disease: B.C. Doctor
Crystal ball-like tool could help patients: doctor--VANCOUVER - Millions of people who feel like they're suffocating from the symptoms of a lung disease could benefit from a new website its creator considers a crystal ball for helping doctors calculate...
CUPW Issues Strike Notice after It Says Canada Post Refused to Extend Talks
Canada Post employees issue job action notice--OTTAWA - Labour Minister MaryAnn Mihychuk said Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers will begin working with a special mediator Friday morning in the face of a union threat of job action."In...
Editorial Exchange: Canada Shines in Light of U.S. EpiPen Furor
Editorial Exchange: Canada shines in light of U.S. EpiPen furor--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Aug. 25:Canadians take note: it's a myth that this country has the best health care system in the world. That dispiriting -- but entirely correct...
Editorial Exchange: Elizabeth May Ever Green
Editorial Exchange: Elizabeth May ever Green--An editorial from the Amherst Daily News, published Aug. 26:Elizabeth May could have taken the easy way out. The national leader of the Green Party had plenty of reason.She suffered a stunning personal defeat...
Editorial Exchange: Mayors Must Stop Waukesha, Wis., Water Diversion from Great Lakes
Editorial Exchange: Mayors must stop Waukesha, Wis., water diversion from Great Lakes--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Aug. 24:If the eight U.S. states adjoining the Great Lakes go ahead with a plan to allow Waukesha, Wis., population 70,000,...
Editorial Exchange: Take Accountability Seriously, or Canadians Lose
Editorial Exchange: Take accountability seriously, or Canadians lose--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published Aug. 25:"You must uphold the highest standards of honesty and impartiality, and both the performance of your official duties and...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Friday, Aug. 26
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...
Fake Beard Bandit, 35, Charged in Triple Crossbow Killings Weeks before Wedding
Man charged with murder in crossbow attack--TORONTO - A man once dubbed the Fake Beard Bandit and due to be married in three weeks was charged Friday in a bloody crossbow attack that left three people dead and another person seriously injured.Wearing...
Five Possible Peacekeeping Missions That Canada Could End Up Joining
Five possible UN missions for Canada--OTTAWA - The Liberal government announced Friday that it will make 600 Canadian troops available for UN peacekeeping operations. Here are five places they could end up.1) Mali. The dangers are very real, with 105...
Five Stories in the News Today, Aug. 26
Five stories in the news today, Aug. 26--Five stories in the news today from The Canadian Press------LIBERALS TO COMMIT PEACEKEEPING TROOPS, MONEYThe Liberal government will put the United Nations on notice today that Canada is ready to jump back into...
Five Things Canadians Can Take Away from Stephen Harper's Time in Politics
Five takeaways from the Stephen Harper era--OTTAWA - Stephen Harper, Canada's 22nd prime minister, officially left political life Friday by resigning his seat in the House of Commons. Here are five ways he's changed politics in Canada:1.Prime ministers...
Friday's Grouped Soccer Results
Friday's grouped soccer results--All Times EasternSPAINPrimera DivisionFriday's resultsReal Betis 0 Deportivo 0Espanyol 2 Malaga 2Saturday's gamesEibar at Valencia, 12:15 p.m.Osasuna at Real Sociedad, 12:15 p.m.Real Madrid at Celta Vigo, 2:15 p.m.Leganes...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 10 A.M. Friday, Aug. 26
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory--Good morning 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...
'I Want Answers So Bad:' Manitoba First Nations Men Angry over Birth Mix-Up
Birth mix-up called criminal by Cree leader--WINNIPEG - For years, people in the tiny northern Manitoba community of Norway House Cree Nation gossiped and whispered about why David Tait Jr. and Leon Swanson didn't look much like their parents.Now, the...
Jays Offence Ignites in 15-8 Win over Twins; Smoak, Martin Each Drive in Five
Smoak, Martin lead Blue Jays over Twins--TORONTO - Justin Smoak didn't know how long it had been since he recorded a hit with a runner in scoring position.Luckily for him, that lengthy stretch -- 0 for 29, to be exact -- didn't matter much by the end...
Kinross Gold Suspends Operations at Chilean Mine over Water Use Dispute
Kinross suspends work at Chilean gold mine--TORONTO - Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K) says it has suspended operations at a mine in Chile ahead of schedule because of a dispute involving water use.The Toronto-based miner says 300 workers at the Maricunga...
Leggett Interception TD Lifts Bombers to Fourth Straight Win, 32-18 over Alouettes
Leggett pick for TD lifts Bombers 32-18 over Als--MONTREAL - A ball-hungry defence and Matt Nichols' steady play at quarterback has the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on a roll.Linebacker Maurice Leggett's 60-yard interception return touchdown gave the Bombers...
Liberals Edge Closer to Peacekeeping, Stop Short of Choosing a Mission
Liberals stop short on peacekeeping plan--OTTAWA - The Liberal government has edged Canada closer to a return to peacekeeping, but stopped short of what might be the most important -- and toughest -- question: Where?Four federal cabinet ministers used...
Maia Wants Title Shot If He Beats Condit at Fight Night in Vancouver
Maia wants title shot if he beats Condit--VANCOUVER - Brazilian jiu-jitsu specialist Demian Maia believes he should be next in line for a UFC welterweight title shot if he beats Carlos Condit in Saturday's main event at UFC Fight Night in Vancouver.Maia...
Man Convicted in Sex Attacks Will Have Hearing on Psychiatric Assessment
Man convicted in assaults might be assessed--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A court hearing will be held Oct. 11 on whether a man convicted of sex attacks in St. John's, N.L., should undergo a psychiatric assessment.The 60-day review, with a report due 30 days later,...
Memorial Arch Marks Departure of Soldiers Who Fought in the Great War
Memorial marks departure of war soldiers--HALIFAX - Dozens of boot prints are burned into a boardwalk, vivid black scars that form part of a new memorial honouring tens of thousands of soldiers who left from the port of Halifax to fight in the First...
Mentality Shift: Derek Drouin Says Canada's Olympic Success All Psychological
Drouin: Canada's Olympic success all mental--TORONTO - The groundwork for Derek Drouin's Olympic gold medal at the Rio Games was laid in 2013.The year after a disappointing London Olympics -- when his bronze in high jumping was Canada's only medal in...
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 (14,639.88, up 9.16 points):B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Down 10 cents, or 2.59 per cent, to $3.76 on 11.5-million...
Nearly a Year after Election Defeat, Stephen Harper Gives Up Commons Seat
Former PM Harper finally hits the lights--OTTAWA - It's been months since Stephen Harper packed up his Parliament Hill office, but on Friday he finally turned out the lights, resigning his seat as a Calgary MP and ending nearly two often-tumultuous decades...
Ottawa Runs $1B Deficit in First Quarter, Down from $5B Surplus Last Year
Ottawa runs $1 billion deficit in Q1--OTTAWA - The federal government ran a deficit of $1.0 billion for the first quarter of its fiscal year, down from a surplus of $5.0 billion in the same period last year though "broadly consistent" with projections...
PC Leader Says He Would Scrap Liberal Changes to Sex-Ed Curriculum
Brown says he would repeal sex-ed changes--TORONTO - Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown is promising to scrap the Liberals' sex-ed curriculum if his party forms government after the 2018 election.In a letter distributed this week -- with days...
Photo of Separated Elderly Couple Draws Attention to Bed Shortage in B.C
Elderly couple in separate care homes in B.C.--VANCOUVER - Every time the elevator doors open at Wolfram Gottschalk's care home and he sees his wife of 62 years, the couple's granddaughter says he always reacts the same way.The 83-year-old, who has been...
Prostitution Case: Judge Rejects Man's Claim He Was the Victim of Public Shaming
Public shaming defence rejected by judge--HALIFAX - A 73-year-old man who says police in Cape Breton subjected him to "public shaming" has lost his initial bid to challenge a charge that he sought sexual services from an undercover cop.John Russell Mercer...
Quebec Coalition of Businesses and Unions in Favour of Energy East Pipeline
Quebec coalition favours Energy East pipeline--MONTREAL - A coalition of business groups and large unions came out together in defence of TransCanada's Energy East pipeline project Friday and said it will spur economic development and job creation.Representatives...
Some of What Was Said Friday about Stephen Harper's Decision to Resign Seat
QuickQuotes: Stephen Harper's resignation--OTTAWA - Former prime minister Stephen Harper resigned his House of Commons seat Friday. Some quotes:"As I bid farewell to the Parliament of Canada and prepare for the next chapter of my life, my eternal thanks...
Stampeders Reed, Grant Poised to Face Former Hamilton Tiger-Cats Teammates
Reed, Grant poised to face former team--CALGARY - Taylor Reed has waited patiently to face his former Hamilton Tiger-Cats teammates.The six-foot, 241-pound linebacker spent two seasons in Hamilton before signing with Calgary Stampeders as a free agent...
St. John's Telegram Blasts Sexist 'Trolls' after Feminist Backlash
Newspaper uses front page to blast sexism--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The St. John's Telegram -- which calls itself the People's Paper -- used its front page Friday to blast what it says is "a huge lack of respect" for female journalists and women in general.Managing...
Stock Markets Flatline, Canadian Dollar Falls after U.S. Fed Speech
Stock markets flat after U.S. Fed speech--TORONTO - Major North American stock markets rose before flatlining at the close, after a speech from the U.S. Federal Reserve offered little indication as to when the bank will hike interest rates.Citing positive...
Surging TFC Eyes Supporter's Shield, but Must First Face Rival Impact
Surging TFC eyes Supporter's Shield--TORONTO - After an unprecedented move into the top spot in the Eastern Conference, Toronto FC has its sights on FC Dallas and the Supporter's Shield.First the Reds will have to deal with one of their biggest rivals.Toronto...
Teck Resources Disappointed with Court Order to Pay $8.3M in Costs to U.S. Tribe
Teck disappointed with U.S. court ruling--CALGARY - Vancouver-based Teck Resources says it's "disappointed" with a U.S. District Court ruling ordering it to pay US$8.25 million in legal costs, as part a long-running legal battle over environmental contamination...
The Canadian Press Back-to-School Story Advisory
The Canadian Press back-to-school advisory--Starting earlier this month, The Canadian Press has been moving a variety of staff-written stories suitable for use during the back-to-school season.Stories will move with the slug header Back-to-School unless...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Aug. 27-29
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Aug. 27-29--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Aug. 27 to Aug. 29 as of 7:15 p.m. ET:x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage.Copy from other events based on merit and availability....
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, Aug. 26___CANADA SAYS IT'S WILLING TO EXPAND PEACEKEEPING DUTIES: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government has told the United Nations that Canada is ready to provide...
The Text of Stephen Harper's Resignation from His Seat in the House of Commons
Text of Harper's resignation remarks--OTTAWA - The text of Stephen Harper's remarks following his resignation Friday as member of Parliament for Calgary Heritage:Greetings, fellow Calgarians and fellow Canadians.Today I wish to inform you that I am stepping...
Three B.C. Cities Want Ottawa to Share Revenue of Prospective Marijuana Tax
B.C. cities call for a stake in marijuana tax--VANCOUVER - Three municipalities in British Columbia want a stake in any tax revenue that the federal government collects from the legalization of marijuana.Nelson, Duncan and Prince George put forward resolutions...
Three Plead Guilty on Terrorism-Related Charges after Planning to Join ISIL
Men sentenced on terrorism-related charges--OTTAWA - Three Ottawa men who debated committing a domestic terrorist attack, but instead decided to join the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, pleaded guilty on Friday to terrorism-related offences in...
Today in History - Sept. 10
Today in History - Sept. 10--Today in History for Sept. 10:On this date:In 1224, the Franciscans, founded in 1209 by St. Francis of Assisi, arrived in England. They were originally called Grey Friars because of their grey habits. The habit worn by modern...
Today in History - Sept. 4
Today in History - Sept. 4--Today in History for Sept. 4:On this date:In 1535, French explorer Jacques Cartier landed at Ile au Coudres and attended the celebration of the first Roman Catholic mass in Canada.In 1768, French novelist Francois Rene Chateaubriand...
Today in History - Sept. 5
Today in History - Sept. 5--Today in History for Sept. 5:On this date:In 1534, Jacques Cartier arrived in France after his first voyage to Canada.In 1638, Louis XIV of France was born.In 1698, Peter the Great of Russia imposed a tax on beards.In 1755,...
Today in History - Sept. 6
Today in History - Sept. 6--Today in History for Sept. 6:On this date:In 1298, the Genoese captured Marco Polo in a sea battle. While imprisoned, the explorer and trader met writer Rustichello of Pisa and together they began a book on Marco's travels.In...
Today in History - Sept. 7
Today in History - Sept. 7--Today in History for Sept. 7:On this date:In 1533, England's future Queen Elizabeth I was born to King Henry VIII and Queen Anne Boleyn. She ruled 45 years, from 1558 to 1603.In 1763, Britain's King George III issued a proclamation...
Today in History - Sept. 8
Today in History - Sept. 8--Today in History for Sept. 8:On this date:In 70 AD, following a six-month siege, Jerusalem surrendered to the 60,000 troops of Titus' Roman army. Over one million Jewish citizens perished in the siege and, following the city's...
Today in History - Sept. 9
Today in History - Sept. 9--Today in History for Sept. 9:On this date:In 1087, William the Conqueror, England's first king, died in a riding accident in France.In 1776, the second Continental Congress changed the name of the United Colonies to the United...
Today in Music History - Sept. 10
Today in Music History - Sept. 10--Today in Music History for Sept. 10:In 1819, Canadian hymnwriter Joseph Scriven was born. The accidental drowning of his bride-to-be the night before their wedding led to a life of depression; yet he also authored the...
Today in Music History - Sept. 4
Today in Music History - Sept. 4--Today in Music History for Sept. 4:In 1955, Canadian violinist Donna Grescoe, a native of Winnipeg, appeared on Ed Sullivan's "Talk of the Town" TV show in New York.In 1959, in response to a wave of stabbings, New York...
Today in Music History - Sept. 5
Today in Music History - Sept. 5--Today in Music History for Sept. 5:In 1899, Canadian folk song collector Helen Creighton was born in Dartmouth, N.S. During her career, she collected and recorded for the Library of Congress and the National Museum of...
Today in Music History - Sept. 6
Today in Music History - Sept. 6--Today in Music History for Sept. 6:In 1932, Canadian avant-garde composer Gilles Tremblay was born in Arvida (Joncquiere), Que. Tremblay is a sound specialist who uses instruments at the limits of their sound possibilities....
Today in Music History - Sept. 7
Today in Music History - Sept. 7--Today in Music History for Sept. 7:In 1926, Canadian jazz saxophonist Nick Ayoub was born in Trois-Rivieres, Que. He died May 2, 1991.In 1934, Blues singer Little Milton (Campbell) was born in Iverness, Miss. He died...
Today in Music History - Sept. 8
Today in Music History - Sept. 8--Today in Music History for Sept. 8:In 1897, Jimmie Rodgers, known variously as "The Singing Brakeman," "America's Blue Yodeler" and "The Father of Country Music," was born in either Meridian, Miss., or Geiger, Ala. Both...
Today in Music History - Sept. 9
Today in Music History - Sept. 9--Today in Music History for Sept. 9:In 1825, composer Ludwig van Beethoven made his final public appearance, two years before his death.In 1920, Canadian pianist, composer and conductor Neil Chotem was born in Saskatoon,...
Top Atlantic News
Top Atlantic News--Here are the Top Atlantic News stories from The Canadian Press as of 6 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 4 P.M
Top B.C. News--Friday, Aug. 26Here 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, Aug. 26
Top News Advisory for Aug. 26--TOP NEWS ADVISORYFriday, Aug. 266:20 a.m. ETHere 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...
Top Prairies-North News as of 4 P.M. MST on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016
Top Prairies-North news--Friday, Aug. 26, 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 Student Transferred to Bangladesh Prison as Investigation Continues
UofT student transferred to Bangladesh prison--TORONTO - The family of a Toronto university student who was detained in Bangladesh after surviving a terrorist attack says the young man has been transferred to prison.Tahmid Hasib Khan's family has maintained...
Trudeau Wants to Engage on Trade, Investment and Human Rights with China
PM aspires to 'reset' relations with China--SAGUENAY, Que. - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says breathing new life into Canada's relationship with China will allow his government bolster economic trade while pushing the east Asian country to do better...
Vancouver Whitecaps Looking for a Win in a Place They Usually Lose
Whitecaps looking for rare win on road against Galaxy--VANCOUVER - If the Vancouver Whitecaps hope to pump some air into their deflating playoff hopes they badly need a win Saturday night in a place where they have rarely won.The Whitecaps (8-12-6) face...
What's Making News in British Columbia
What's Making News in British Columbia--HEARTBREAKING PHOTO OF SEPARATED SENIORS GOES VIRALA B.C. woman says she hopes a heartbreaking photo of her grandparents draws attention to the shortage of publicly funded beds for seniors in the province.Ashley...
What's Making News in the Prairies
What's making news in the Prairies--ALBERTA PREMIER WILL ALTER BUDGET IF NEEDEDAlberta Premier Rachel Notley says she will recalibrate things if necessary, but she plans to stick with her government's economic plan despite a budget deficit of almost...
Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.