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Articles from September 13, 2016

2016 Canadian Football League Performers of the Week/Month
2016 Canadian Football League Performers of the Week/Month--Performers of the week for the 2016 season as announced by the Canadian Football League:PERFORMERS OF THE WEEKWeek 121. Jeremiah Johnson, RB, B.C. Lions; 2. T.J. Heath, CB, Toronto Argonauts;...
2016 Major League Baseball's Players of the Week
2016 MLB Players of the Week--Players of the week for the 2016 season as announced Monday by Major League Baseball:AMERICAN LEAGUESept. 12 _ Kendrys Morales, DH, Kansas City RoyalsSept. 5 _ Rougned Odor, 2B, Texas RangersAug. 29 _ Gary Sanchez, C, New...
2016 World Cup of Hockey Schedule
2016 World Cup of Hockey schedule--2016 World Cup of HockeyAll Times EasternEXHIBITIONTuesday's result At Washington, D.C.United States 3 Finland 2Sunday's resultAt MontrealNorth America 7 Europe 4Wednesday's gamesAt PittsburghCzech Republic vs. North...
A By-the-Numbers Look at Flexible Work Arrangements in Canada
A by-the-numbers look at flexible work--OTTAWA - The Liberal government is looking at bringing in new rules that would allow federally regulated employees to request changes to how and where do their jobs. Here are a few figures from a federal discussion...
Activist Bono Says Working with Trump Would Be His Biggest Challenge, 'By Far'
Activist Bono says Trump would be challenge--OTTAWA - U2 lead singer and activist Bono says working with a Trump administration to fight extreme poverty would be his biggest challenge -- "by far."Bono has developed close partnerships with Republicans...
African Survivor, Activist Seeks Support for AIDS, TB and Girls in Montreal
African activist awaits Montreal summit--OTTAWA - Loyce Maturu sat in the darkened railway committee room of the Parliament Buildings on Tuesday watching a video of two fellow African activists -- a Kenyan mother and daughter -- playing for a reception...
Alberta's Notley Says Minimum Wage Increases Timely, Will Not Lead to Job Losses
Alberta's Notley defends minimum wage increases--EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says it was time to lock in minimum wage increases that guarantee workers will be paid $15 an hour by 2018.The government has had extensive discussions with stakeholders...
Alexei Ramirez Lifts Rays over Blue Jays with Three-Run Home Run
Ramirez leads Rays in win over Blue Jays--TORONTO - Russell Martin couldn't complain about Marcus Stroman's pitches on Tuesday night.There was one he would have liked to have back, though.With runners on first and second in the fifth inning, Stroman...
A Look at Rare Times the Canadian Justice System Has Allowed Cameras in Court
A look at cameras in Canadian courtrooms--EDMONTON - A judge is allowing cameras in the courtroom for the verdict later this week in the case against Travis Vader. Vader has pleaded not guilty to two counts of first-degree murder in the 2010 deaths of...
Alouettes Quarterback Rakeem Cato Gets into Shouting Match with Teammates
Als QB gets into shouting match with teammates--MONTREAL - A season in which just about everything has gone wrong for the Montreal Alouettes took another turn Tuesday when new starting quarterback Rakeem Cato had a meltdown on the field during practice.The...
Amaya Investigator Says No Direct Proof That Privileged Information Was Shared
No proof privileged info shared, Amaya case told--MONTREAL - The lead investigator in the insider trading case against associates of Amaya says the Quebec securities regulator has no direct proof that privileged information was shared in phone calls...
Atlantic Lottery Profits Up to Record Levels with Growth in Online, VLTs, Lottos
Atlantic Lottery profits keep rising--HALIFAX - Atlantic Lottery profits have risen for the third straight year to a record-setting $431.6 million, as video lottery sales rebound and online gambling grows in the region.The agency says in its annual report...
B.C. Foster Parents Won't Give Up after Losing Appeals to Adopt Metis Toddler
B.C. foster mom loses appeal to keep Metis toddler--VANCOUVER - A British Columbia foster couple is refusing to give up their fight to adopt a Metis toddler they have raised almost since birth, even after the province's highest court ruled against them.On...
Brian's Law Constitutional: Province's Highest Court Rules
Brian's Law constitutional: court rules--TORONTO - The province's highest court has upheld the constitutionality of Brian's Law, which was enacted in 2000 in response to the murder of Ottawa sportscaster Brian Smith by a paranoid schizophrenic who was...
Business News Advisory
Business News Advisory--TUESDAY, SEPT. 13, 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's Basketball Medal Hopes Dashed at Paralympics with Loss to Netherlands
Canada's basketball medal hopes dashed--RIO DE JANEIRO - One by one, they wheeled off the court, fighting back tears in a losing battle.Canada's women's wheelchair basketball players had their dreams of a Paralympic medal dashed -- again -- with a 78-60...
Canada's Francoise Abanda Advances to Second Round at National Bank Cup
Abanda advances at National Bank Cup--QUEBEC CITY, Que. - Canada's Francoise Abanda made it through the first round of the National Bank Cup, defeating Germany's Mona Barthel in straight sets on Tuesday.The 19-year-old Montreal native, who is in the...
Canada's Sports Hall of Fame Opens Terry Fox Exhibit on Eve of Namesake Run
Sports Hall of Fame opens Terry Fox exhibit--CALGARY - Terry Fox won no races nor set any Canadian running records. There wasn't a frame of reference in 1980 for an above-the-knee amputee running almost a marathon daily on an artificial leg for 143 consecutive...
Canadian Director Stella Meghie on How Her Indie Film Led Her to Hollywood
Canadian director Stella Meghie takes on Hollywood--TORONTO - Upstart Canadian filmmaker Stella Meghie is learning what it feels like to juggle a busy slate of Hollywood projects.Her debut indie feature "Jean of the Joneses" is screening at the Toronto...
Canadian Kids Must Go Back to Germany Where Father Lives, Court Rules
Canadian kids ordered returned to Germany--TORONTO - Two Canadian children at the centre of a protracted custody dispute must return to Germany where their father lives over their objections and against the wishes of their mother, Ontario's top court...
'Captain America: Civil War' among New DVD Releases for the Week Ending Sept. 17
'Captain America: Civil War' among new DVDs--A look at some DVDs scheduled to be released in the weeks ahead.For the weekending Sept. 17All Things Must PassBarbie: Star Light AdventureBatman Unlimited: Mechs vs. MutantsBe SomebodyThe Big Bang Theory:...
CFL Legend Norman Kwong Remembered Fondly at Public Memorial Service in Calgary
'You're wonderful':Norman Kwong's son says goodbye--CALGARY - Hundreds turned out to pay their respects to CFL legend and former Alberta lieutenant-governor Norman Kwong at a state memorial.Kwong, who was 86, died in his sleep on Sept. 3.Randy Kwong...
Chatty Newfoundland Fugitive Turns Himself in after Responding to Police Posting
Chatty fugitive turns himself in to police--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A Newfoundland man who promised in a Facebook post to turn himself in on five arrest warrants has kept his word.The story played out on social media Monday for all to read when Brandon Melbourne...
Civilian Oversight Review of Police in Ontario Set for First Public Forum
Ontario police oversight forums set to begin--TORONTO - A far-reaching review of civilian oversight of police in Ontario kicks off a series of public consultations on Wednesday as critics of the status quo call for sweeping reforms.Led by Justice Michael...
Cultural Industries Brace for Digital Onslaught amid Clashing Views
Digital culture conversation accelerates--OTTAWA - The federal government faces stark differences of opinion over how best to help Canada's cultural industries adapt to cyberspace, says an academic watching the unfolding public consultations on the future...
Diabetic Teen's Last Birthday Video Makes Sister Cry at Parents' Murder Trial
Diabetic teen's last birthday makes sister cry--CALGARY - The sister of a teen who died of starvation and untreated diabetes broke down in tears Tuesday as a video of his last birthday was shown in court."He was a little down, probably because he was...
Edmonton Judge Says OK to Camera in Court for Vader Murder Verdict
Judge allows camera in court for verdict--EDMONTON - A judge will allow a news camera to broadcast his verdict Thursday in the murder trial of a man accused of killing two Alberta seniors.Court of Queen's Bench Justice Denny Thomas said it will increase...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Tuesday, Sept. 13
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...
Exotic Meat Demand on the Rise as Chefs Cater to Foodies' Culinary Desires
Exotic meat demand up as chefs cater to foodies--TORONTO - Once a week Peter Sanagan brings a whole wild boar carcass to his Toronto butcher shop. He divvies it up into chops and other cuts, selling it to adventurous eaters who wander into the Kensington...
Ezequiel Carrera's Pinch-Hit Homer Lifts Blue Jays to 3-2 Win over Rays
Carrera lifts Blue Jays to 3-2 win over Rays--TORONTO - Roberto Osuna and Russell Martin both thought Steven Souza Jr.'s deep fly ball in the ninth inning was hit out of the park. Ezequiel Carrera thought his own an inning earlier would hook foul.Luckily...
Facts and Figures on the Proposed Energy East Pipeline
Facts, figures on the Energy East pipeline--OTTAWA - Facts and figures on TransCanada Corp.'s proposed Energy East pipeline:What is it? The 4,500-kilometre oil pipeline is designed to carry 1.1 million barrels of oil or bitumen per day from Hardisty,...
Federal Drywall Tariff out West Raises Costs, Threatens Fort McMurray Rebuild
Drywall costs shoot through roof out West--VICTORIA - Drywall prices across Western Canada have shot through the roof after the federal government imposed preliminary anti-dumping tariffs of up to 276 per cent on gypsum board products imported from...
Figure Skating Coach Ellen Burka Leaves Behind Legacy of Tough Love
Figure skating coach Ellen Burka dies at 95--TORONTO - It wasn't enough for Ellen Burka's students to perform to music, she needed them to feel it.Those who trained with the Canadian hall of fame figure skating coach, who died Monday at the age of 95,...
Flexibility, Government Co-Operation Key to Helping Seniors: Ministers
Co-operation key to helping seniors: ministers--VANCOUVER - Ministers responsible for Canada's seniors say flexibility and co-operation are needed to help meet the challenges brought on by an aging population.The federal, provincial and territorial politicians...
Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney Says Current Immigration Process Just Fine
Mulroney says immigration process just fine--CALGARY - Former prime minister Brian Mulroney has waded into the debate over screening newcomers for "anti-Canadian values," saying he sees no need to toughen the immigration process as one Conservative leadership...
Foster Homes Shortage in Yorkton Area; Saskatchewan Looking for Families
Foster homes shortage prompts call to community--YORKTON, Sask. - A decline of 50 per cent in the number of foster homes in the Yorkton area is prompting the Saskatchewan government to reach out to the community.The Social Services Ministry and the Saskatchewan...
Governments Want Researchers to Study Health Effects of Fort McMurray Wildfire
Researchers to study wildfire health effects--EDMONTON - The federal and Alberta governments hope new research will help them understand how the Fort McMurray wildfire is affecting the physical and emotional health of people who were forced from their...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Tuesday, Sept. 13
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...
IMF Head Praises Canada-Europe Trade Deal amid Rising Protectionist Sentiment
IMF head praises Canada-EU trade deal--OTTAWA - The head of the International Monetary Fund says she hopes Canada and the European Union finalize their still-unsigned free trade agreement.Christine Lagarde made the comments Tuesday in Ottawa amid concerns...
Indigenous Liberal MP Breaks Ranks with Government on B.C.'S Site C Dam
Indigenous Liberal MP breaks ranks on Site C--OTTAWA - An indigenous member of the federal Liberal caucus is breaking ranks with his colleagues on B.C.'s controversial Site C project, saying he is not convinced that two First Nations were properly consulted...
Injury Forces Canadian Doubles Star Daniel Nestor to Miss Davis Cup
Daniel Nestor to miss Davis Cup--HALIFAX - A lingering left calf injury has forced doubles star Daniel Nestor to skip this weekend's Davis Cup playoff, putting Canada in an awkward spot as top player Milos Raonic has already bowed out of the tie.Canada's...
Insurance Industry Struggles with Increasing Costs of Natural Disasters
Insurance industry struggles with disasters--CALGARY - Canada's insurance companies are grappling with an increase in environmental disasters and say property owners most at risk are likely going to have to pay more.Craig Stewart, vice-president of federal...
Inuit in Canada and Greenland Want Control of Shared Arctic Ocean
Inuit in two countries want control of region--Inuit in Canada and Greenland want to jointly control a unique area of Arctic Ocean to protect crucial hunting grounds and restore a travel corridor that allowed people to move freely between the two countries."The...
Judge Imposes Lawyer on Canadian Woman Detained in Iran Jail: Family
Judge imposes lawyer on Canadian in Iran jail--MONTREAL - The family of a Canadian-Iranian university professor jailed in Iran says the judge in the case has refused to accept her lawyer and has appointed one to his own liking.Homa Hoodfar's relatives...
Kurt Russell on 'Deepwater Horizon,' Hollywood Retelling True Stories
Kurt Russell defends retelling 'Deepwater Horizon'--TORONTO - Kurt Russell doesn't believe in "too soon" when it comes to true-story dramatizations."What would be the proper time?" the actor asks when pressed about the release of his film "Deepwater...
Labour Minister Says Flexible Work Rules Won't Harm Small Businesses
Flex work won't hurt small business: minister--OTTAWA - Any new rules to provide flexible work options for federally regulated workers will not become a burden on small businesses, the federal labour minister says.Labour Minister MaryAnn Mihychuk said...
Lemieux, Hull Goals among Top Highlights of Past Canada/World Cups of Hockey
Lemieux Canada Cup goal still a classic--The Canada Cup and World Cup of Hockey have been held seven times between 1976 and 2004, with Canada winning five times. Here are five memorable moments from the tournaments:MARIO SCORES1987 CANADA CUPCanada won...
Manitoba Couple Say NHL Wants Them to Pay $400 Ticket for Breast-Feeding Baby
NHL wants $400 ticket for breast-feeding baby--WINNIPEG - A pair of Manitoba parents are in a fight with the National Hockey League over their breast-feeding baby.Clifford Anderson and Shalyn Meady have already spent $800 on two seats for this year's...
Military Charges Second Member with Sexual Assault in as Many Days
Military charges sailor with sex assault--OTTAWA - A second member of the Canadian Forces in Halifax has been charged with sexual assault in as many days.Master Seaman Daniel Cooper, a naval communicator at Canadian Forces Base Halifax, faces one charge...
'Modest' Delays Possible as Liberals Pick New Energy East Review Panellists
Liberals to pick new pipeline review panel--OTTAWA - The independent assessment of the proposed Energy East pipeline could be "modestly" delayed by the decision to replace members of the review board, Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr said Tuesday.The...
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 (14,349.10, down 248.04 points):Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Oil and gas. Down 75 cents, or 5.60 per cent, to...
Mother of Slain Montreal Student Remembers Her 10 Years after Shooting
Dawson College remembers shooting 10 years on--MONTREAL - As Louise Hevey De Sousa stood outside the junior college where her daughter was murdered and 16 other people injured by a gunman 10 years ago, she talked about what she missed most about Anastasia."Her...
No Contract Talks Planned between Liberals and Ontario Medical Association
No talks on fee agreement for Ontario doctors--TORONTO - There's no sign of any return to negotiations between the Liberal government and the Ontario Medical Association on a new fee agreement for the province's doctors.Doctors voted overwhelmingly last...
No Plans to License, Inspect Kennels in Saskatchewan after 14 Dog Deaths
No plans to license kennels in Saskatchewan--SASKATOON - Saskatchewan's chief veterinary officer says there are no plans to actively license and inspect kennels after 14 dogs died at a facility in Saskatoon, prompting calls for tougher regulations.Dr....
Oland Bail Appeal Could Set Legal Precedent on Release of Convicted Murderers
Oland bail appeal could set legal precedent--FREDERICTON - Convicted murderer Dennis Oland's bid for bail at the Supreme Court of Canada could set an important legal precedent nationally, and several provinces are arguing such releases may not be in...
Ontario Won't Give Specifics on How It Will Pay for Billions in New Promises
Liberals won't specify how new pledges funded--TORONTO - The Ontario government's throne speech came with billions of dollars in new promises, but the opposition parties are questioning how the Liberals plan to pay for them.Lower electricity bills and...
'Outdated' Mental Health Act Sparks Charter Challenge in B.C. Courtroom
Charter challenge aimed at B.C. Mental Health Act--VANCOUVER - Legal documents have been filed in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver, alleging a provincial law used to justify treatment of mentally ill people violates the charter.The Council of Canadians...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory addition for Tuesday, Sept.13, 2016. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists.ADDITIONS: Updates transmission...
Q&A: Peaches on Queer Imagery, Provoking Listeners, Getting Yanked from YouTube
Q&A: Peaches on portraying queer imagery--Electro-pop musician Peaches says she doesn't necessarily court controversy -- yet she always manages to land in the middle of it.Nearly 30 years after she began challenging the prickly status quo with albums...
'Queen of Katwe' Star David Oyelowo on the Rise of Nigerian "Nollywood" Films
David Oyelowo talks Nollywood's rise--TORONTO - David Oyelowo feels the lure of Nollywood.The two-time Golden Globe-nominated British star, who spent part of his childhood in Nigeria, says he may return there one day to join its booming movie industry,...
RCMP Officers to Be Equipped with Naloxone Kits to Deal with Fentanyl Exposure
RCMP getting naloxone kits to deal with fentanyl--VANCOUVER - RCMP officers will soon be carrying naloxone nasal spray to protect themselves against accidental contact with opioids such as the potentially deadly fentanyl.Commissioner Bob Paulson said...
RCMP Say Review Supports Decision to Lay No Charges in Fatal Police Shooting
Review backs no charges in shooting: RCMP--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The grieving daughter of Don Dunphy still doesn't know why a Royal Newfoundland Constabulary officer went alone to her father's home on Easter Sunday 2015 for a meeting that turned deadly.The...
Recovery Days Celebrate Sobriety, Aim to Inspire Those Struggling with Addiction
Recovery Days mark 'faces and voices' of sobriety--TORONTO - Almost a year ago, Terance Brouse was struggling to hold on to a month of sobriety, free for the first time in years from a life fuelled by booze and drugs, when he stumbled upon an event called...
Rise in Interest Rates Could Cause Trouble for Some Canadians: TransUnion
Rise in rates could cause trouble for some: study--TORONTO - Up to one million Canadian borrowers could face problems paying their debts if interest rates rise by a full percentage point including some of the highest rated consumers, a report released...
Rob Ford's Brother to Promote 'Ford Nation' Book, Run for Office within a Year
Doug Ford announces 'Ford Nation' book--TORONTO - A new book about Rob Ford and his family will "rock" the political and media worlds, the brother of Toronto's late crack-smoking mayor announced Tuesday amid speculation he is toying with the idea of...
Saskatchewan Organ Transplant Recipient Puzzled by Law's Donation Veto
Organ recipient puzzled by donation veto--SASKATOON - A liver transplant recipient in Saskatchewan says he's concerned about a provincial law that allows families of organ donors to veto their loved one's wishes to donate.Fred Hofmann was speaking yesterday...
Scheer Steps Down as Opposition House Leader as Tory Leader Race Takes Shape
Rona Ambrose calls for unity as race heats up--OTTAWA - The Conservative leadership race is starting to take form as potential candidates seek support at the summer caucus retreat, bringing some contenders that much closer to making their move."I think...
Seguin Joins Keith, Benn, and Carter among Canadians Forced out with Injuries
Seguin pulls out of World Cup with injury--Tyler Seguin's World Cup of Hockey is over before it really even began.The 24-year-old pulled out of the upcoming tournament on Tuesday night because of a lower-body injury. He was replaced on Team Canada's...
Six Stories in the News Today, Sept. 13
Six stories in the news today, Sept. 13--Six stories in the news today from The Canadian Press------NDP AND CONSERVATIVE CAUCUS MEETINGS BEING TODAY Both the Conservatives and NDP begin summer caucus meetings today. In Montreal,the NDP faces concerns...
Stock Markets Take a Beating; Loonie Loses More Than Two-Thirds of a U.S. Cent
TSX, Dow Jones tumble more than 200 points--TORONTO - Canada's biggest stock market tumbled more than 200 points Tuesday, while the loonie took a beating amid falling oil prices and anticipation over a possible U.S. Federal Reserve interest rate hike.In...
Taste Canada Announces Short List for Writing Awards
Taste Canada announces short list for writing awards--GUELPH, Ont. - Taste Canada has created a new category recognizing health and special diet books for its culinary writing awards being handed out this fall.The organization announced short lists on...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, Sept. 14
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Sept. 14--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Sept. 14 as of 9:45 p.m. ET: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times...
The Tuesday News Briefing: An At-a-Glance Survey of Some Top Stories
The Tuesday briefing: Top news at-a-glance--Highlights from the news file for Tuesday, Sept. 13____AMBROSE CALLS FOR UNITY AS TORY RACE HEATS UP: The Conservative leadership race is picking up steam after heavyweight would-be contender Peter MacKay decided...
Top News Advisory for Tuesday, Sept. 13
Top News Advisory for Sept. 13--TOP NEWS ADVISORYTuesday, Sept. 132:30 p.m. ETAll times are Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops. Contact the National Desk at 416-507-2150.TOP...
Tories Hope to Win Back Atlantic Votes, Say Liberals Taking Region for Granted
Conservatives hope to win back Atlantic votes--HALIFAX - Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose told MPs and senators they need to earn back the trust of Atlantic Canadians, who did not elect a single Conservative last year under the leadership of...
TSX Listed Corporate Dividends and Distributions Declared Sept. 13
TSX listed corporate dividends, distributions--Dividends or distributions were declared or updated on the following listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on September 13, 2016.<North West Company Inc. (the) (TSX:NWC): $0.31. Payable Oct 17....
Two Canadians Make Short List for Prestigious Man Booker Prize
Two Canadians on Man Booker Prize short list--Canadian author Madeleine Thien said she was feeling "pretty wonderful" to have her novel "Do Not Say We Have Nothing" shortlisted for the prestigious Man Booker Prize on Tuesday."I found out a few days ago...
Veteran Joe Thornton Could Be Representing Canada for the Last Time
Canada counting on Thornton for more than wisdom--Mario Lemieux was the unofficial greybeard of Team Canada when the last World Cup of Hockey was played a dozen years ago.This time around, the role falls to Joe Thornton, the 37-year-old who played alongside...
Vigilante Operation Catches Second B.C. Man Now Facing Sex Charges
Second B.C. man caught up in vigilante sting--VICTORIA - A growing trend of vigilante stings has resulted in charges against a former deputy sheriff in British Columbia just days after a Mountie faced similar allegations.The B.C. Criminal Justice Branch...
What Canada Did Tuesday at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Summer Games
What Canada Did Tuesday at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Summer Games--RIO DE JANEIRO - What Canada Did on Tuesday at the Rio Paralympic Summer Games (distances in metres):ATHLETICSMen's 800 (T34) _ Austin Smeenk, Oakville, Ont., posted the seventh-best time...
What's Making News in British Columbia
What's making news in British Columbia--TERSE WORDS LAUNCH ANNUAL GATHERING OF B.C. POLITICIANS, FIRST NATIONSGrand Chief Stewart Phillip didn't hide his frustration as he delivered opening remarks at the annual gathering of aboriginal leaders and B.C....
What's Making News in British Columbia
What's making news in British Columbia--COURT RULES COUPLE CANNOT ADOPT METIS FOSTER CHILDBritish Columbia's highest court has dismissed two appeals by a couple fighting to adopt a Metis foster child they have raised since birth.The Ministry of Children...
What's Making News in the Prairies
What's making news in the Prairies-----NOTLEY TO CONTINUE PROMOTING ENERGY EAST PIPELINEAlberta's premier says she agrees with the federal Liberal government that public trust in the National Energy Board has been eroded after years of conservative governments,...
Without 'Transformational Changes,' Mail Carrier Isn't Viable, Says Task Force
Canada Post not self-sustainable: report--OTTAWA - A task force studying the national mail carrier says Canada Post isn't financially self-sustainable under its current structure.And it says transformational changes are needed to prevent taxpayers from...
Xavier Dolan Says 'It's Only the End of the World' Is His Best Film Yet
Xavier Dolan happy with newest film--MONTREAL - Quebec filmmaker Xavier Dolan says he didn't fully appreciate or understand the play his new movie is based on when he read it the first time.The award-winning director spoke to reporters in Montreal on...
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