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Articles from November 9, 2016

Alberta Bovine Tuberculosis Case Investigation Now Includes Saskatchewan
Two Saskatchewan farms under bovine TB quarantine--The food safety investigation into a case of bovine tuberculosis that was found in an Alberta cow now extends into Saskatchewan.The Canadian Food Inspection Agency said two farms in Saskatchewan are...
Business News Advisory
Business News Advisory--WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016BUSINESS NEWS ADVISORYHere are the CP Business Department's early plans for today. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Entries are subject to change as news develops. If you have any questions, please...
Canada to Get Early Test at 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup in Ireland
Canada to get early test at Women's World Cup--TORONTO - Canada will be tested early at next year's Women's Rugby World Cup, placed in Pool A with New Zealand, Wales and a qualifier.The 12-team World Cup runs Aug. 9-26, with the pool stages in Dublin...
CBC Launches Breaking Barriers Film Fund for Underrepresented Canadian Creators
CBC launches Breaking Barriers Film Fund--TORONTO - The CBC has announced a new film fund to help underrepresented Canadian creators.The CBC Breaking Barriers Film Fund will offer "critical resources to filmmakers struggling to make their unique voices...
Coach Says Toronto FC Has Not Forgotten Humiliating Playoff Loss in Montreal
Toronto FC has not forgotten Montreal loss--TORONTO - Toronto FC coach Greg Vanney played down his team's painful playoff loss in Montreal every time the two teams crossed paths this season.But as the rivals prepare to clash again in the post-season,...
'Do Not Say We Have Nothing' by Madeleine Thien Tops Maclean's Fiction List
'Do Not Say We Have Nothing' tops Maclean's fiction list--Here are the top 10 hardcover fiction and non-fiction books in Canada for the week ending Nov. 6 as compiled by Maclean's magazine. The previous week's position is in parentheses.FICTION1. (1)...
Editorial Exchange: Behold, the Power of an Angry, Disaffected Mob
Editorial Exchange: Behold, the power of an angry, disaffected mob--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published Nov. 9:There were moments Tuesday night, as results from the most divisive and controversial presidential election in United States...
Editorial Exchange: Conservatives Grasping at Straws against Senate Reform
Editorial Exchange: Conservatives grasping at straws against Senate reform--An editorial from the Amherst News, published Nov. 8:It is probably the strangest complaint anyone has ever made about the Canadian Senate: that the latest rounds of appointees...
Editorial Exchange: Day Doesn't Always Get Its Due
Editorial Exchange: Day doesn't always get its due--An editorial from the New Glasgow News, published Nov. 8:There's no doubt, former soldiers, current soldiers and many others among the public would like to see people reflecting and paying their respects...
Editorial Exchange: Ottawa Should Do Its Part to Protect Freedom of Press
Editorial Exchange: Ottawa should do its part to protect freedom of press--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Nov. 9:When it was revealed last week that Montreal police had been spying on Patrick Lagace, a columnist for La Presse newspaper,...
Editorial Exchange: Playing Our Part to Teach Kids Healthier Habits
Editorial Exchange: Playing our part to teach kids healthier habits--An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle Herald, published Nov. 8:Trying to keep children physically active in today's technology-driven landscape is a daunting and important challenge.Screens...
Edmonton Man Sentenced to 12 Years for Kidnapping, Cutting off Thumb
Man sentenced for kidnapping, cutting off thumb--EDMONTON - An Edmonton man who cut off his victim's thumb after abducting him has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.Steven Vollrath was found guilty in June of kidnapping, aggravating assault, possession...
Eleven Families Evacuated as Flooding Hits near Port Alberni, B.C
Evacuations climb as rain hits island First Nation--PORT ALBERNI, B.C. - Wet weather is forcing evacuations on Vancouver Island and evacuation alerts in the Lower Mainland as rising waters threaten to flood homes.Eleven families have been moved from...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Wednesday, Nov. 9
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From the PM to Pro-Athletes, Prominent Figures React to Trump Victory
Just what was said: reactions to Trump victory--From the prime minister to pro-athletes, a number of prominent figures from across Canada are weighing in on Donald Trump's election as America's 45th president. Here is what some of them are saying:___"Canada...
Glenn Says Bombers Quarterback Nichols Has Tools and Ability to Lead a Team
Glenn: Nichols has tools and ability to lead--WINNIPEG - Kevin Glenn has been in the CFL quarterback fraternity for 16 seasons.He's played with and against dozens of pivots and has a good handle on what makes the best ones tick.Glenn, who will back up...
Hamilton Will Host Edmonton in Their First-Ever Crossover Playoff Meeting
Esks, Ticats meet in crossover for first time--It will be a historic first for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Edmonton Eskimos.Hamilton hosts Edmonton on Sunday in the East Division semifinal. It will mark the first-ever crossover playoff meeting between...
Health Authority Says 16 Nova Scotians Have Chosen Assisted Death
Nova Scotia reveals 16 assisted suicides--HALIFAX - Sixteen Nova Scotians have died through assisted suicide, according to the provincial health authority.The Nova Scotia Health Authority initially refused to release the numbers, citing privacy concerns....
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Wednesday, Nov. 9
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How 'Vicarious Trauma' Is Passed Down from Parent to Child in Military Families
The impact of 'vicarious trauma' in military families--TORONTO - When retired soldier Jacqueline Buckley sees her four-year-old grandson get angry, she can't help but think of her own capacity to explode with rage. She also thinks of the fury that can...
Hydroelectric Dams Spike Methylmercury Risk for Indigenous People: Harvard Study
Muskrat Falls will spike methylmercury: study--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The Muskrat Falls project will cause a spike in toxic methylmercury in wild food sources that are crucial to Labrador communities, says a new Harvard University study of hydro dam effects...
Impact Looking to Fill Big O for MLS Playoff Showdown with Toronto FC
Impact want sellout for TFC showdown--MONTREAL - He's already lived the experience once and Dominic Oduro wants to see Olympic Stadium filled with screaming fans again.The Montreal Impact sold more than 30,000 tickets over the first two days after reaching...
Jamie Oliver Encourages Making Good Food Choices in New Show, Cookbook
Jamie Oliver's new show, cookbook pushes 'good' food--TORONTO - Food that is healthy, energizing, filling and delicious -- not trendy -- is what families should be cooking every day, says Jamie Oliver.The British celebrity chef, who is on a crusade to...
Jury Finds Python Owner Not Guilty in Deaths of New Brunswick Boys
Python owner found not guilty--CAMPBELLTON, N.B. - A jury has found a New Brunswick man not guilty of criminal negligence causing death after his African rock python escaped its enclosure and killed two young boys three years ago.Four-year-old Noah Barthe...
Kinder Morgan President Backs off Climate Change Remarks
Kinder Morgan head backs off climate remarks--EDMONTON - The president of the company behind the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proposal has backed off earlier remarks in which he suggested he was unsure humans are contributing to climate change."My...
Lights Go out, Leafs Keep Skating at Toughest Practice of Babcock Era
Lights go out, Maple Leafs keep skating--TORONTO - The work didn't stop when the lights went out at Maple Leafs practice on Wednesday afternoon."What, they can't skate in the dark or what?" head coach Mike Babcock asked.Babcock sent his team a loud message...
Major League Soccer Playoffs
MLS playoffs--MLS PLAYOFFSAll Times EasternSECOND ROUNDConference Semifinals(two-leg, total goals series)EASTERN CONFERENCENew York (1) vs. Montreal (5)Sunday's resultSecond LegMontreal 2 New York 1(Montreal advances on 3-1 aggregate)___New York City...
Man Accused of Killing B.C. High School Student Maintains Silence
Man accused of killing B.C. student stays silent--SURREY, B.C. - The case against a man accused of stabbing two girls at an Abbotsford, B.C., high school will move ahead despite the man's persistent silence, a judge says.The court heard on Wednesday...
Minister Tells Saskatchewan Rural Municipality Delegates Revenue Sharing May Drop
Minister warns revenue sharing could drop--SASKATOON - Saskatchewan's minister of government relations is warning revenue sharing could be reduced to rural communities.Minister Donna Harpauer spoke to delegates at the Saskatchewan Association of Rural...
Mitchell among Nine Stampeders Named to West Division All-Star Squad
Mitchell gets West Divison all-star nod--TORONTO - Quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell was one of nine Calgary Stampeders selected to the West Division all-star squad Wednesday.Mitchell helped guided Calgary (15-2-1) to the CFL's best regular-season record....
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (14,759.91, up 103.07 points):B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Up 11 cents, or 3.08 per cent, to $3.68 on...
'Never Said Yes Directly:' Accused in Rape Retrial Says Sex Was Consensual
Accused in 'knees together' case cross-examined--CALGARY - A man facing trial for the second time in a high-profile sexual assault case said Wednesday his accuser never directly told him it was OK for the two of them to have sex in a bathroom at a house...
Nine Families Evacuated as Rivers Rise near Port Alberni, B.C
Flooding forces evacuations from Island First Nation--PORT ALBERNI, B.C. - The Tseshaht First Nation on central Vancouver Island says nine families have been moved out due to flooding in the community.More evacuations could be on the way, said Emergency...
Ontario Liberals Propose Banning Certain Political Staff from Fundraisers
Ontario to ban certain staffers from fundraisers--TORONTO - Ontario's Liberal government is adding some top political staffers to the list of people it wants banned from fundraisers.The Liberals have proposed banning members of provincial parliament,...
Parents Wrestle with How to Explain Trump's Win in U.S. Election to Their Kids
Parents wrestle with explaining Trump's win to kids--TORONTO - The incendiary U.S. election is proving to be a challenging teachable moment for some Canadian parents struggling to explain the surprising results to their curious children.But at least...
Patrik Laine Scores Second Hat Trick This Season in Jets Rout of Stars
Laine marvels as Jets rout Stars 8-2--WINNIPEG - Patrik Laine and Mark Scheifele were humbled about vaulting to the top of the NHL's scoring lists, no matter how long it lasts.Laine took over the league lead in goals with the second hat trick of his...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory addition for Wednesday, Nov.9, 2016. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists. ADDITIONS: TORONTO--Stock...
Prominent Muslim Leader Urges Calm after Donald Trump's Surprise Election Win
Caliph urges calm after Trump election win--CALGARY - A prominent Muslim leader is urging calm after Donald Trump's surprise U.S. election win.Caliph Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad told reporters Wednesday he does not believe the Republican president-elect...
Q&A: YouTube Star Troye Sivan on Loving Canadian Pop, Coming out, and Fame
Q&A: Troye Sivan on coming out, Canadian popstars--TORONTO - Australian singer and YouTube personality Troye Sivan is learning that he's a pretty big fan of Canadian pop stars."I'll start talking about artists I know and then I'm like, oh ... they're...
QMJHL Roundup: Matthew Thorpe Lifts Olympiques over Cataractes 4-3
QMJHL: Thorpe lifts Olympiques over Cataractes--GATINEAU, Que. - Matthew Thorpe's first goal of the season was very timely.Thorpe scored with 29 seconds left to play as the Gatineau Olympiques upset the Shawinigan Cataractes 4-3 on Wednesday in Quebec...
Rebecca Hall on Bringing Humanity to TV Reporter's On-Air Suicide in 'Christine'
Rebecca Hall on bringing humanity to 'Christine'--TORONTO - When Florida TV news reporter Christine Chubbuck killed herself live on air in 1974 the incident became an infamous moment in broadcast history -- and one that actress Rebecca Hall felt deserved...
Saskatchewan Minister Wants Rural Delegates of Pending Funding Cuts
Minister warns rural delegates of cuts--SASKATOON - Saskatchewan's minister of government relations says funding cuts for rural municipalities in the province could be a reality in the new year.Donna Harpauer told delegates at the Saskatchewan Association...
Saskatchewan Premier, Leaders Meet to Try to Prevent More Youth Suicides in North
Premier, leaders meet over girls' suicides--LA RONGE, Sask. - Premier Brad Wall says supporting families and communities is key to preventing youth suicides in northern Saskatchewan.He visited La Ronge on Wednesday meet with area leaders in response...
Saskatoon Legion Branch Adapting for Survival, Welcoming Younger Members
Saskatoon legion branch adapting for survival--SASKATOON - While the future of many legions across Canada remains uncertain, one branch in Saskatoon is adapting for survival.Nutana Legion is seeing its 700-strong membership grow by two or three people...
Scenes from the U.S. Election: She Sought to Make History, He Upended the Story
Scenes from a carnivalesque U.S. election--WASHINGTON - Hillary Clinton's voice was being drowned out at her own rally. A murmur rippled through the overflow area, as supporters watched her speech from a nearby screen.The commotion's cause: a guy in...
Simple Plan Postpones Canadian Tour Dates as Lead Singer Goes on Vocal Rest
Simple Plan postpones Canadian tour dates--TORONTO - Simple Plan is pushing back several Canadian tour dates this month as lead singer Pierre Bouvier deals with a vocal cord injury.The Montreal pop-punk band says Bouvier encountered a sudden throat pain...
Southwest Manitoba Lake Named after Veteran, War Amps Advocate
Lake named after veteran, War Amps advocate--WINNIPEG - The Manitoba government has named a lake in honour of Second World War veteran and amputees advocate Cliff Chadderton.Chadderton Lake is located in the Duck Mountains in southwestern Manitoba.Chadderton...
'Strong Support' for Reopening Prison Farms, Government Consultation Finds
'Strong support' for prison farms: survey--TORONTO - Public consultations carried out by the federal government suggest there is "strong support" for reopening prison farms that were shut down across the country six years ago.The Liberal government is...
Student to Use Mediation to Raise Issues with University Sexual Violence Policy
Mandi Gray to raise concerns about YorkU policy--TORONTO - A student who filed a human rights complaint against an Ontario university after she was sexually assaulted by another student says the school's new guidelines for responding to sexual violence...
Talk to the U.S. like a Customer, Former Ambassador Tells Business Audience
Former ambassador talks U.S. election--WINNIPEG - The man who served as Canada's ambassador to the United States up until March does not appear overly concerned about the impact of Donald Trump's election win on business.Gary Doer told a chamber of commerce...
The Wednesday News Briefing: An At-a-Glance Survey of Some Top Stories
The Wednesday briefing: Top news at-a-glance--Highlights from the news file for Wednesday, Nov. 9___CANADA TO TRUMP: SURE, LET'S TALK NAFTA: If U.S. president-elect Donald Trump wants to sit down and renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement,...
Three Finalists Announced for Lucrative Cundill Prize for Historical Non-Fiction
Three finalists announced for Cundill Prize--TORONTO - An award-winning American historian is among the three finalists for the lucrative Cundill Prize being awarded in Toronto next week.Thomas W. Laqueur, a professor of history at the University of...
Too Small for the NHL? Marner Gets Last Laugh with Big-Time Early Impression
Marner proving he can play with the big boys--TORONTO - Veteran Matt Martin ambles by scrawny 19-year-old Mitch Marner in the Maple Leafs dressing room and playfully shoves him aside. Marner pokes his nose into Tyler Bozak's business a little while later...
Top Atlantic News
Top Atlantic News--Here are the Top Atlantic News stories from The Canadian Press as of 5:30 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...
Tories Talk Immigration, Economy, Environment, Trade at First Leadership Debate
Tories talk immigration at leadership debate--SASKATOON - The 12 people vying to lead the federal Conservative Party took jabs at the Trudeau government's proposed carbon tax and backed the idea of pipelines in their first leadership debate.But when...
Toronto FC 'Keeper Concerned by Election Results, Hopes U.S. Can Come Together
Toronto 'keeper concerned by U.S. election--TORONTO - The U.S. election left Toronto FC goalkeeper Clint Irwin unsettled, to say the least."Ultimately it's concerning, at least for me as an American citizen," he said in the aftermath of Donald Trump's...
Toronto Rock Captain Colin Doyle Announces Retirement after 19 NLL Seasons
Toronto Rock captain Colin Doyle retires--OAKVILLE, Ont. - Toronto captain Colin Doyle announced his retirement on Wednesday, ending a 19-season run in the National Lacrosse League that saw him become the Rock's all-time leader in most offensive categories.The...
Troubling to Hear Woman Candidate Allege Harassment in PC Race: Alberta Premier
PC intimidation allegations troubling: Notley--EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says it's troubling to hear a female candidate say she dropped out of the Progressive Conservative leadership contest due to abuse and intimidation.Notley says the...
Trump and Canada: Seven Ways Northern Neighbour Could Feel Election Aftershock
Trump and Canada: List of possible effects--WASHINGTON - When an unpredictable nationalist gets elected to lead the globe's biggest superpower, the political shockwaves from the ground-shaking event will inevitably be felt by the next-door neighbour.Donald...
Trump, Clinton, Obama Move to United Fractured Nation after Bitter Campaign
Decency after U.S. presidential storm--WASHINGTON - After a stormy political season, a ray of civic sunshine peered through the American skies Wednesday.Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and Barack Obama vowed to work together for the betterment of a divided...
Trump Victory Throws Basics of Canada's Foreign Policy into Question: Experts
NAFTA, NATO thrown into question: experts--OTTAWA - Donald Trump's stunning presidential election victory could overturn long-held assumptions and positions about Canada's place in the world -- from free trade and defence to the rules-based international...
Two Child Pornography Charges Laid against Former Fire Chief from Barriere, B.C
Ex-Barriere fire chief faces child porn charges--BARRIERE, B.C. - The former fire chief of Barriere, B.C., has been charged with two child pornography offences.Al Kirkwood, 62, appeared in provincial court in Kamloops this week charged with one count...
Vancouver Proposes One-per-Cent Tax on Empty Homes, Council Debate Next Week
Vancouver proposes one-per-cent tax on empty homes--VANCOUVER - Vancouver is proposing a one-per-cent tax on the value of empty homes in an effort to increase the vacancy rate in the city's incredibly tight rental market.Mayor Gregor Robertson unveiled...
What Donald Trump's Presidential Victory Could Mean for Canada's Economy
Trump's victory and the Canadian economy--TORONTO - A Donald Trump administration, combined with a Republican-controlled Senate and House of Representatives, could have reverberations that will be felt by the Canadian economy for years.Here's a look...
What's Making News in British Columbia
What's making news in British Columbia--MAYOR PROPOSES EMPTY HOME TAXVancouver's mayor says a proposed empty home tax is not meant to raise revenue but to encourage people to rent out their properties in a city with the lowest vacancy rate and the highest...
Working Conditions Committee Meeting Must Be Postponed: Teachers Union
Committee meeting must be postponed: teachers--HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia Teachers Union called for the postponement of the inaugural meeting of a working-conditions committee Wednesday as the minister of labour rejected a request from the union to appoint...
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