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Articles from November 14, 2016

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24% of Canadians Worry about Food Costs, More Than Half Changed Shopping Habits
24% of Canadians worry about food costs: survey--TORONTO - A new study suggests nearly one-quarter of Canadians are worried about how to pay for groceries, with more than 50 per cent shifting their shopping habits amid fluctuating food prices.The findings...
A Danish Delight - Central Alberta Museum Highlights Danes' Arrival in Alberta
Alberta museum celebrates Danish roots--DICKSON, Alta. - A venue that features a Viking ship, a children's "Garden of Imagination" based on the beloved stories of Hans Christian Andersen, and artifacts marking the arrival of the Danes to central Alberta...
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Alberta Beats UQAM in Men's Soccer Final to Claim Fifth National Championship
Golden Bears win Sam Davidson Memorial Trophy--GUELPH, Ont. - The Alberta Golden Bears are champions for a fifth time in school history.The Golden Bears defeated the UQAM Citadins 1-0 on Sunday in Canadian men's soccer action to capture the Sam Davidson...
Alberta Dairy Farm Settles with Energy Company over Chemical Contaminant
Dairy farm settles over chemical contaminant--EDSON, Alta. - An Alberta farm family has reached a settlement with an energy company that tainted their land with chemicals.Bonavista Energy (TSX:BNP) has also been ordered by the Alberta Energy Regulator...
A Look at the Hockey Hall of Fame's Class of 2016
A look at the HHOF 2016 inductees--TORONTO - A look at Monday's Hockey Hall of Fame inductees:ROGIE VACHONBorn: Sept. 8, 1945Position: GoaltenderStats: 355 wins, 51 shutouts, 2.99 goals against averageGreatest career achievement: Teaming with Gump Worsley,...
A Look at Unique Perks Some Companies Offer Their Staff in Canada
A look at novel perks at Canadian workplaces--It's last call for retirees at Labatt Breweries of Canada. For decades, they've been offered a weekly case of beer for free, but that comes to an end as of Jan. 1, 2019.Labatt spokesman Charlie Angelakos...
Atlantic Update
(Halifax-Shooting-Death)A Nova Scotia-based rap artist who recently penned an anti-violence song following the shooting deaths of several young black men has been charged with murder.Twenty-one-year-old Carvel Clayton is charged with second-degree murder...
Award-Winning 'Corner Gas' Star Janet Wright Dead at 71
'Corner Gas' star Janet Wright dead at 71--Award-winning stage and screen actress Janet Wright, the frank-talking and resilient comedy star best known for her portrayal of the long-suffering matriarch on "Corner Gas," died Monday in Vancouver at the...
B.C. Man Accused of Terrorism Wouldn't Mourn Killing of Soldier: Trial Hears
B.C. man pleads not guilty to terrorism charges--VANCOUVER - A British Columbia man accused of posting extremist Muslim propaganda online told police officers he doesn't see a problem with his comments inspiring someone to shoot a Canadian soldier, a...
B.C. Teachers Want Immediate Action on Supreme Court Win, Clark Says Time Needed
Teachers, Clark differ after class size court case--VICTORIA - The president of the teacher's union in British Columbia said Monday he expects more teachers in classrooms as early as January after a Supreme Court of Canada decision that affects class...
B-C Update
---(BC-Overdose-Investigation)A report into the death of a young man at a substance-abuse treatment centre in Powell River says a family member or another client brought in the drug that caused his overdose.The report by the Sunshine Coast Health Centre...
Big-Dose Prescriptions of Potent Painkillers to 2,100 Nova Scotians 'Disturbing'
Prescriptions of painkillers 'disturbing'--HALIFAX - More than 2,100 Nova Scotians have been given big-dose prescriptions of highly addictive painkillers this year, and addictions experts say the "disturbing" number demands the province must reform doctors'...
Business News Advisory
Business News Advisory--MONDAY, NOV. 14, 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 Needs Pot-Impaired Driver Education before Legalizing, Says CAA
Time for pot-impaired driver education: CAA--OTTAWA - The Canadian Automobile Association is lobbying for a government-funded public education program to warn of the dangers of cannabis-impaired driving before Canada legalizes recreational pot.Police...
Canadian Aboriginal Network Seeks to Expand into 'Never-Served' U.S. Market
APTN seeks to expand to 'never-served' U.S. market--Media businesses everywhere are scrambling for new ideas to boost their increasingly fragmented and distracted audienceSky Bridges, chief operating officer of the Aboriginal People's Television Network,...
Canadian Negotiators Pushing Emissions Trading Mechanisms at Climate Conference
Canada pushes GHG trading at climate summit--OTTAWA - Canada's overall greenhouse gas emissions will likely peak before 2020, says a new report, but achieving the country's 2030 targets is going to require much more work.The independent analysis from...
CFL West Division Final Coaches Dickenson, Buono Know Each Other Well
Dickenson, Buono know each other well--CALGARY - Wally Buono and Dave Dickenson have a long history together as coach and player. Dickenson was a quarterback on Buono's teams for nine seasons with the Calgary Stampeders and then the B.C. Lions.One will...
Drug Decriminalization Would Bring Health Benefits, Internal Federal Study Says
Federal study touts drug decriminalization--OTTAWA - Alternatives to criminalizing a variety of illicit drugs in Canada could result in lower rates of use and fewer harms such as addiction, overdoses and infectious diseases, says an internal federal...
Editorial Exchange: A Twisted Path to Electoral Reform
Editorial Exchange: A twisted path to electoral reform--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Nov. 14:The Trudeau government's path toward reform of Canada's electoral system keeps getting more and more convoluted.The latest twist is that voters...
Editorial Exchange: Leonard Cohen Made the Ache OK
Editorial Exchange: Leonard Cohen made the ache OK--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Nov. 11:When Leonard Cohen learned this summer that his former lover and muse Marianne Ihlen was terminally ill, he wrote her a letter. It was classic Cohen,...
Editorial Exchange: Love of Grandparents Should Be Protected
Editorial Exchange: Love of grandparents should be protected--An editorial from the Waterloo Region Record, published Nov. 14:There's something special about the relationship between grandchildren and their grandparents. Free from the stress of everyday...
Editorial Exchange: New Senators Need to Take Charge
Editorial Exchange: New senators need to take charge--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published Nov. 14:Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's new Senate-appointment process has produced a star-studded cast of highly learned overachievers, many of...
Editorial Exchange: Trump's First Appointments Do Little to Lift Uncertainty about His Reign
Editorial Exchange: Trump's first appointments do little to lift uncertainty about his reign--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published Nov. 14:Donald Trump's first appointments to his administration, announced on Sunday, moved him a little...
Editorial Exchange: Trump Storm Will Hit Canada
Editorial Exchange: Trump storm will hit Canada--An editorial from the Waterloo Region Record, published Nov. 12:Brace yourself Canada. Whenever a hurricane hammers the United States, its tail-end can slap this country in the face.And when that human-cyclone,...
Eighteenth NewsWatch
---(Trudeau-Investors Summit) (Audio: 132)The prime minister says he's not concerned about competing with the United States under president-elect Donald Trump when it comes to attracting international money for infrastructure.Justin Trudeau was commenting...
Eleventh NewsWatch
---(Pot-Impaired-Driving)Pot activist Jodie Emery is against impaired driving, but she says the presence of the active intoxicant in pot can be detected for up to a month after use and doesn't indicate impairment.Emery is commenting after the C-A-A called...
Emotional Damage from Trauma of Childhood Sexual Abuse Can Last a Lifetime
Spectre of childhood sexual abuse can be lifelong--Miykhaela reaches back in her memory to the summer day when it all began. Her older brother had taken her into the bush on their northern Ontario reserve to join a few of their cousins, young teenaged...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Monday, Nov. 14
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Eskimos Defensive Back Kenny Ladler Rewarded for Key Interception against Ticats
Eskimo defensive back rewarded for key play--HAMILTON - As defensive back Kenny Ladler dressed after the Eskimos' 24-21 victory over Hamilton in the CFL Eastern semifinal, an Edmonton teammate deposited $30 in his locker-room stall with the promise of...
Fifteenth NewsWatch
---(Porter-Near-Miss) (Audio: 116)A spokesman for the National Transportation Safety Board says it all happened very quickly.Two flight attendants with Porter Airlines were slightly injured as their plane took a brief dive to avoid an object on approach...
First Nation Says Sunken Tug Lifted from Ocean after 33 Days in B.C. Waters
Sunken tug lifted from waters off B.C. coast--BELLA BELLA, B.C. - A sunken tug has been lifted from the waters off British Columbia's central coast more than a month after it ran aground and sank, releasing thousands of litres of fuel into the ocean.The...
Five Things to Know about Private Investors and Federal Infrastructure Plans
Why feds are wooing infrastructure investors--OTTAWA - The federal Liberals are banking on landing cash from domestic and foreign investors to finance their vaunted infrastructure plan. Monday was the government's big chance to woo private investors...
Former Aide Testifies Michael Applebaum Was 'Open to Corruption'
Applebaum 'open to corruption': former aide--MONTREAL - A former aide to ex-Montreal mayor Michael Applebaum says it took just several months on the job to conclude the longtime local politician was "open to corruption." More than three years after his...
Former Manitoba Government Employee Improperly Accessed Personal Health Info
Former employee accessed health info: government--WINNIPEG - The Manitoba government says a former employee inappropriately got access to the personal information of 197 people.An internal investigation into Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living...
Founder David Baazov and Foreign Partners Make $24-per-Share Offer for Amaya
Founder David Baazov makes offer for Amaya--MONTREAL - The founder and former chief executive of online gaming firm Amaya Inc. has turned to financial backers in Hong Kong and Dubai in making a takeover offer valued at US$6.7 billion, including debt.David...
Fourteenth NewsWatch
---(Porter-Near-Miss) (Audio: 115)There were some tense moments in the air near Toronto's island airport this morning.Two Porter Airlines crewmembers were slightly injured after their plane took evasive action to avoid an object.The Dash 8 turboprop...
Gildan Activewear Signs Deal to Buy American Apparel Brand for $66 Million
Gildan signs deal for American Apparel brand--MONTREAL - Gildan Activewear has signed a deal to acquire the American Apparel brand which filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday for the second time in just over a year.The Montreal-based maker of T-shirts,...
Gold, Energy Stocks Lift TSX; Dow Gains for a Sixth Straight Day to New Record
Gold, energy stocks lift TSX higher--TORONTO - Gains in the energy, gold and metals sectors helped lift the Toronto stock market higher to kick off the trading week Monday.The S&P/TSX composite index added 43.04 points at 14,598.45, making up some...
Halifax Rapper Who Made Plea for End to Violence Charged with Murder
Rapper charged in fatal shooting in Halifax--HALIFAX - A rapper who made a heartfelt plea for an end to violence after a series of killings in Halifax earlier this year has been charged with murder in a weekend killing.Carvel Clayton, 21, was arrested...
Halifax Woman Jailed for Pimping-Related Charges Involving Girls Aged 14, 15
Woman jailed for pimping girls aged 14, 15--HALIFAX - A young Halifax mother has been jailed 30 months on pimping-related charges involving two girls aged 14 and 15.Tashlynn Shaw admitted driving the girls to meet clients, booking hotels for them and...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Monday, Nov. 14
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...
Hockey Canada Hopes Better Sales Strategy Will Fill Seats at World Juniors
Hockey Canada tinkers with sales strategy--MONTREAL - Canadian hockey officials don't want great swaths of empty seats at the Bell Centre at this year's world junior hockey championship.Hockey Canada president Tom Renney hopes lower ticket prices and...
Jamaican Bobsledders Have Reliable Set of Wheels for Journey to Whistler Race
Jamaican bobsledders get a new set of wheels--CALGARY - The Jamaican bobsled team has a reliable set of wheels to get to its next race.The team's van broke down in Calgary on the weekend on the way to a race at Canada Olympic Park. The athletes were...
Kellie Leitch Links Apparent Break-In Attempt at Her Home to Leadership Campaign
Break-in prompts Leitch the leave debate--CREEMORE, Ont. - Federal Conservative leadership candidate Kellie Leitch says she has been the victim of an apparent break-in attempt at her home in Creemore, Ont.In a statement Sunday night, Leitch says she...
Liberal Government to Repeal Section of Criminal Code on Anal Intercourse
Libs to repeal criminal law on anal sex--OTTAWA - The Liberal government will introduce legislation Tuesday to repeal a Criminal Code provision on anal intercourse that critics and courts say is unconstitutional and discriminates against gay and bisexual...
Liberal MP Majid Jowhari Apologizes for Misstating Engineering Credentials
Liberal MP sorry for misstating credentials--OTTAWA - A rookie Liberal MP has apologized for incorrectly selling himself to voters as a professional engineer during last fall's federal election campaign.Majid Jowhari, MP for the Toronto-area riding of...
Lindros' Hall of Fame Career Was without Compare: "He's One in a Lifetime"
Lindros' career was without compare--So much about the career of Eric Lindros reads like a Hollywood script, including where the incoming Hall of Famer lived when he entered the National Hockey League.It was about a month into Lindros' rookie season...
London Knights Linemates Marner, Tkachuk, Dvorak Make Their Marks in the NHL
Knights not quiet upon arrival in the NHL--CALGARY - Forever linked by their junior hockey success, Matthew Tkachuk, Mitch Marner and Christian Dvorak keep tabs on each other's progress in their rookie NHL seasons.The night of Nov. 3 had the former London...
Medical Marijuana Producer Canopy Growth Corp. Expands as Client Base Grows
Canopy expands as client base grows--TORONTO - Medical marijuana producer Canopy Growth Corp. has been expanding its growing facilities to keep up with demand, as the company's client base grew 47 per cent during the quarter.Canopy (TSX:CGC) says it...
Mission to Asia: Trade Minister Says Trump Win Hasn't Changed Alberta's Plans
Alberta trade minister leads delegation to Asia--EDMONTON - Alberta's trade minister says Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. election last week hasn't changed the province's plan to diversify its economy by expanding new markets.Deron Bilous says a major...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (14,598.45, up 43.04 points):Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financial Services. Up 73 cents, or 3.25...
National Audio 1:15 PM ET
National Audio 1:15 PM ET--NAT100 - (UN-Climate-Talks) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) MARRAKECH, Morocco. x-14s. There is concern at today's United Nations climate conference in Marrakech, Morocco about what might happen with the U-S commitment to the Paris agreement...
National Audio 12:45 PM ET
National Audio 12:45 PM ET--NAT093 - (US-Congress) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-31s. (Mary Bruce) The top Republican in the U-S Congress is telling his party members to seize the day now that they are back in control. (SOURCE: ABC)--NAT094 - (US-Trump)...
National Audio 12:55 PM ET
National Audio 12:55 PM ET--NAT097 - (UN-Climate-Talks) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) MARRAKECH, Morocco. x-10s. There is concern at today's United Nations climate conference in Marrakech, Morocco about what might happen with the U-S commitment to the Paris agreement....
National Audio 5:25 PM ET
National Audio 5:25 PM ET--NAT117 - (US-Hot-Car-Death-Georgia) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-26s. (Mark Remillard) A Georgia man has been found guilty in the hot car death of his son. (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT118 - (ENT-OBIT-TV-Janet-Wright) (FOR PRODUCTION)...
National Audio 5:45 PM ET
National Audio 5:45 PM ET--NAT130 - (ENT-OBIT-TV-Janet-Wright) MONTREAL. x-19s. C-T-V says award-winning "Corner Gas" star Janet Wright has died. Wright played the long-suffering wife and mother Emma on the hit sitcom. Co-star Eric Peterson played Wright's...
National Audio 6:05 PM ET
National Audio 6:05 PM ET--NAT133 - (Overdose-Investigation) VANCOUVER. x-19s. A private substance-abuse treatment facility in B-C has released new information about an investigation into the death of a client named Brandon Jansen. The Sunshine Coast...
National Audio 6:45 PM ET
National Audio 6:45 PM ET--NAT137 - (Trudeau-Investors Summit) TORONTO. x-21s. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has spent the day pitching some of the world's most powerful institutional investors on Canada's economic attributes and urging them to invest...
National Audio 8:25 PM ET
National Audio 8:25 PM ET--NAT148 - (Tug-Aground) BELLA BELLA, B.C. x-19s. A tug that sank last month is finally being removed from the waters west of Bella Bella, B-C. Jess Housty (HOWSS'-tee), an incident commander for the Heiltsuk First Nation, says...
New Head of Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television on Her Vision and Rebranding
Canadian film and TV academy to rebrand--TORONTO - The new head of the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television says she's taking inspiration from some powerhouse U.S. producers in an effort to get Canadians more interested in homegrown fare.Beth...
Nineteenth Newswatch
---(BC-Tug-Aground)A tug is finally out of the water off the central coast of B-C more than a month after it ran aground and sank, releasing thousands of litres of fuel into the ocean.The local First Nation says the Nathan E. Stewart has been lifted...
Ninth NewsWatch
---(Fluctuating-Food-Prices) (Audio: 46)When it comes to grocery shopping, people are changing the way they think.That's according to a survey out of Dalhousie University -- which finds fluctuating food prices make people feel "food insecure", prompting...
'No Ill Will': Dead Woman's Family Blames 'Hideous Illness,' Defends Husband
Dead senior's family defends husband--CALGARY - Siblings of a senior found dead in her home last month say a hideous illness, and not her husband of 56 years, is to blame.Audrey van Zuiden, 80, was found Oct. 4 in the Calgary home she shared with Fred...
Olympic Bobsled Champion Heather Moyse to Enter World Rugby Hall of Fame
Moyse to enter World Rugby Hall of Fame--TORONTO - Heather Moyse, whose achievements include three sports and Olympic gold, takes another remarkable step on her career path this week.The 38-year-old from Summerside, P.E.I., now based in Toronto, enters...
Ontario First Nation Still under Boil-Water Advisory after Fixing Main Water Line
Ontario First Nation fixes water main line--NORTH CARIBOU LAKE, Ont. - A water main line in a northwestern Ontario First Nation has been fixed but the community will remain under a boil-water advisory until tests confirm there is no contamination.Bob...
Ontario Land Transfer Tax Rebate Doubled to $4,000 for First-Time Homebuyers
Tax rebate doubled for first time homebuyers--TORONTO - Ontario is doubling the rebate on its land transfer tax for first-time homebuyers to $4,000 in an effort to help them enter the housing market, but it is also raising the same tax on homes that...
Ontario Update
---(Ont-Economy)The provincial government says in its fall economic update that it will have to dip into its reserve fund in order to meet its goal of balancing the budget next year.An accounting dispute with the auditor general over how pension assets...
Ontario Using Reserve Fund to Help Balance the Books
Ontario using reserve to reach balance--TORONTO - Ontario's Liberal government is dipping into its reserve fund to help balance the budget for the next two years, ahead of the next provincial election.An accounting dispute with the auditor general over...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory addition for Monday, Nov. 14, 2016. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists.ADDITION: VANCOUVER -Sunshine...
PM Touts Stability as Canada Competes with U.S. for Investors in Infrastructure
PM trolls for billions in foreign investment--TORONTO - Canada has no reason to worry about competing with the United States under incoming president Donald Trump when it comes to attracting international money for infrastructure, Prime Minister Justin...
Prairie Audio 12:30 PM MT
Prairie Audio 12:30 PM MT----PR05 - (Sask-Income-Disability-Aid)REGINA. x-20s. The Saskatchewan government is backtracking on planned social service cuts for about 27-hundred disabled people and others getting financial aid. The plan was for rental housing...
Prairie Update
---(Obhrai-Racist-Emails)A Calgary M-P running for the Conservative leadership says he started getting racist emails after he opposed a fellow candidate's proposal to screen refugees, immigrants and visitors to Canada.Deepak Obhrai (OH'-bry) ouldn't...
Prep-Business Report
---(Markets)The Toronto Stock Exchange slipped in morning trading as weakness in the price of gold hurt the sector and dragged down the index.The S&P/TSX composite index lost 24.64 points at 14,530.77.In the U-S, stocks were mixed after a strong...
Prep-Pronunciation Guide Canada
Prep-Pronunciation Guide Canada--AAamjiwnaang First Nation (OMM'-jew-nong)Anna Betty Achneepineskum (ach-uh-nee-buh-NISH'-kuhm)Dyane Adam (dee-AN' ah-DAHM')Leona Aglukkaq (ah-GLOO'-kah)Misbahuddin Ahmed (mis-bah-HOO-din AW'-mehd)Akwesasne (ak-wah-SAHS'-nee)Vic...
Prominent Toronto Pastor Performed Sex Act on Teen in 1970s, Hawkes' Trial Told
Hawkes performed sex act on teen, trial told--KENTVILLE, N.S. - Witnesses at the trial of a well-known Toronto pastor described the religious leader performing a sexual act on a teenage male and walking down a hallway nude during an alcohol-fuelled party...
Red-Hot Michael Grabner Scores Twice, Rangers Beat Oilers 3-1
Michael Grabner, Rangers beat Oilers 3-1--EDMONTON - Michael Grabner is earning his contract with the New York Rangers. Grabner scored a pair of goals to put him at 10 on the season as the Rangers won their second game in as many nights, defeating the...
Regina First-Degree Murder Trial Starts for Teen Accused of Killing Girl, 16
Trial starts for teen accused of murdering girl--REGINA - A Saskatchewan Crown attorney says a youth charged with the first-degree murder of a girl was part of plan called Project Zombify.The body of 16-year-old Hannah Leflar was found inside her Regina...
Saskatchewan Backtracks on Changes to Income Assistance, Disability Programs
Saskatchewan backtracks on income aid cuts--REGINA - The Saskatchewan government is backtracking on planned changes that would have cut money for about 2,700 disabled people and others getting financial aid, but income assistance programs will still...
Saskatchewan Withdraws Bill That Removed Mandatory Inquests in Custody Deaths
Custody death inquests back in Saskatchewan--REGINA - Saskatchewan Justice Minister Gord Wyant says the government made a mistake when it introduced a bill that would have removed a mandatory requirement for coroner inquests when people die in custody.The...
Senators Winning Games with Defence as Offensive Production Dries Up
Senators finding ways to win without goals--OTTAWA - There are positives in the Ottawa Senators' game right now, but offence isn't one of them.Ottawa has gone nine straight games scoring two goals or less, going 1-for-26 on the power play over that span....
Seventeenth NewsWatch
---(Trudeau-Investors Summit) (Audio: 135)Prime Minister Justin is looking for investors in infrastructure projects and he's not worried about competing with U-S president-elect Donald Trump, who will be looking for his own partners.Trudeau wooed well-heeled...
Sixteenth NewsWatch
---(Trudeau-Investors Summit) (Audio: 132)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has spent the day in Toronto, trying to sell some of the world's most powerful institutional investors on Canada's economic attributes.He's urging them to invest here.He says the...
Sleep-Deprived Bombers Try to Move on from Tough West Semifinal Loss to Lions
Disappointed Bombers try to move on--WINNIPEG - It was a sleep-deprived group of Blue Bombers who cleaned out their lockers Monday.Quarterback Matt Nichols, who's a pending free agent, said he had difficulty falling asleep as he relived how the Bombers...
Sluggers Bautista and Encarnacion Reject Qualifying Offers from Blue Jays
Bautista, Encarnacion reject qualifying offers--TORONTO - Sluggers Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion have rejected qualifying offers from the Toronto Blue Jays.They had one week to decide whether to accept or decline the one-year offer worth US$17.2...
SportsCall Audio 4:10 PM ET
SportsCall Audio 4:10 PM ET--NAT114 - (SPORTS-BOB-Jamaican-Bobsled-Help) CALGARY. x-13s. The Jamaican bobsled team now has a reliable set of wheels to get from Calgary to its next race in Whistler, B-C. The vehicle they had been planning to take broke...
Suzuki's 'Last Great Fight': A Constitution That Guarantees Environmental Rights
Healthy environment a right for Canadians: Suzuki--TORONTO - David Suzuki, one of the leading voices on environmental issues over the past half century, says he has embarked on the "last great fight" of his life.The ultimate goal of the 80-year-old scientist...
Taste Canada Awards Hands out 22 Medals Honouring Culinary Writing
Taste Canada Awards announces 2016 winners--TORONTO - Two books about gluten-free food won gold and silver medals Monday in a new category created by the Taste Canada Awards.In the Health and Special Diet Cookbooks category in English, Meghan Telpner...
Tenth NewsWatch
---(Toronto-Pastor-Trial) (NOTE CONTENTS)The lawyer representing the minister who officiated at former N-D-P leader Jack Layton's state funeral is questioning the accuracy of testimony from a key witness.Reverend Brent Hawkes is on trial in Kentville,...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Monday, Nov. 14
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Monday, Nov. 14--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Nov. 14 as of 3:09 a.m. ET: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Tuesday, Nov. 15
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Nov. 15--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Tuesday, Nov. 15 as of 9 p.m: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times...
The Incredible Carey Price; Rangers Rookies; Turbulence in Calgary, Colorado
Takeaways: A weekly spin around the NHL--Carey Price is flying again for the Montreal Canadiens. The 29-year-old star goaltender, who missed most of last season with a knee injury, is currently 10-0-0 with a .957 save percentage this season. Price has...
The Monday News Briefing: An At-a-Glance Survey of Some Top Stories
The Monday briefing: Top news at-a-glance--Highlights from the news file for Monday, Nov. 14----OBAMA SAYS U.S. UNDER TRUMP WILL MAINTAIN ALLIANCES: U.S. President Barack Obama says the U.S. under Donald Trump will remain the "indispensable nation" for...
Thirteenth NewsWatch
---(Trudeau-Investment)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and many members of his cabinet are attending a second meeting in Toronto today aimed at attracting investment.This morning he met with some of the world's most powerful institutional investors, hoping...
Tom Ford Tackles Revenge, Artifice with Stylish 'Nocturnal Animals'
Tom Ford on jelly beans, junk culture, 'Nocturnal Animals'--TORONTO - Impeccably dressed, meticulously poised and graciously polite, style icon Tom Ford is in many ways just as you'd expect him to be.Bright-eyed and assertive, he offers up a firm, look-you-in-the-eye...
Toronto FC President See Bright Future for Franchise on and off the Field
TFC boss sees bright future on and off field--TORONTO - While Toronto FC is enjoying its most successful season on the pitch, the MLS franchise won't make money this season.But the bottom line has been boosted by the current playoff run and team president...
Toronto Has Highest Child Poverty Rate of Canadian Cities, Report Says
Toronto dubbed child poverty capital of Canada--TORONTO - A new report says Toronto has the highest percentage of children living in poverty of any large city in Canada.The report, titled "Divided City: Life in Canada's Child Poverty Capital," says 133,000...
Treatment Centre Compliant with Regulations, Says Report on Overdose Death
Treatment centre found compliant in overdose death--VANCOUVER - Three days after Brandon Jansen entered his 11th treatment centre for an addiction to the opioid fentanyl, he died partly because an antidote and therapeutic drug that could have stopped...
Trudeau Affirms Commitment to NATO, Latvia Mission Following Trump Victory
Trudeau affirms commitment to Latvia mission--OTTAWA - Canada is pressing ahead with plans to deploy hundreds of troops as part of a NATO effort to deter Russian aggression in eastern Europe amid concerns about the military alliance's future under Donald...
Trudeau to Talk Trade, Investment to Open Doors in Cuba, South America
Trudeau to talk trade, investment in Cuba--OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau's arrival Tuesday in Cuba -- the first official visit by a Canadian prime minister in almost two decades -- is the first step in the Liberal government's week-long bid to boost Canadian...
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