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Articles from November 19, 2016

Atlantic Update
---(Police-Excessive-Force)A Halifax police officer who was demoted for using unnecessary force during a traffic stop has won his appeal of the case and will be reinstated as sergeant.Matthew MacGillivray was demoted to constable in January after a disciplinary...
B-C Update
------(BC-Pipeline-Protest)Protesters will be marching through downtown Vancouver today calling for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to reject a proposed pipeline expansion.First Nations leaders, Members of Parliament, and environmental activists will be...
B-C Update
---(BC-Beluga-Sick)A second world-leading veterinarian has been flown into Vancouver from a U-S SeaWorld facility to help figure out what is behind the sudden illness of a female beluga whale.The Vancouver Aquarium's beluga whale called Aurora is exhibiting...
BR-Halifax-Security-Forum
HALIFAX - Differing views on what a Donald Trump presidency will mean on issues from trade to historic alliances dominated during the second day of an international gathering in Halifax.The Halifax International Security Forum is the first major international...
Byron, Galchenyuk Score; Price Stops 31 Shots as Canadiens Top Leafs
Byron scores as Canadiens top Leafs 2-1--MONTREAL - For a player who had just sat out two games with a virus, Alexander Radulov had plenty of energy.The Russian winger set up linemates Paul Byron and Alex Galchenyuk each with a goal as the Montreal Canadiens...
Celebrity Birthdays for Nov. 19
Celebrity birthdays for Nov. 19--Celebrity Birthdays for Nov. 19:Talk show host Larry King is 83.Talk show host Dick Cavett is 80.Media mogul Ted Turner is 78.Songwriter and producer Jerry Fuller is 78.Singer Warren "Pete" Moore (Smokey Robinson and...
Chan Wins Gold on Four-Medal Day for Canada at Cup of China Figure Skating
Three-time world champ Chan wins gold--BEIJING - Three-time world champion Patrick Chan won the gold medal in comeback fashion on Saturday to highlight a four-medal day for Canada at the Cup of China figure skating competition.Kaetlyn Osmond of Marystown,...
Eighth NewsWatch
---(Trudeau-APEC)The A-PEC leaders summit is taking place in Peru this weekend, with a decidedly different tone from what was scheduled before Donald Trump's presidential victory in the U-S last week.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will attend a meeting...
Exiled Cleric Could Pose Risk to Canadian-Turkish Relations: Diplomat
Exiled Turkish dissident may face extradition--HALIFAX - A senior Turkish politician attending the Halifax International Security Forum says Donald Trump's election could spell trouble for relations with Canada if a U.S.-based Muslim dissident his country...
Federal Legislative Changes in the Works on Canada's Opioid Crisis
Legislative changes coming on opioid crisis--OTTAWA - Health Minister Jane Philpott is vowing to leave no stone unturned as the federal government eyes a number of legislative changes to address an opioid crisis that has resulted in hundreds of deaths...
Fifth NewsWatch
---(Trudeau-APEC)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Lima, Peru for the first day of the A-PEC leaders' summit.Trudeau is attending a meeting today hosted by outgoing U-S President Barack Obama that will focus on president-elect Donald Trump's vow to...
Fourth NewsWatch
---(Trudeau-APEC)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is among a dozen world leaders who will meet in Lima, Peru, today to discuss the future of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.The massive trade deal appears to be falling apart, with President-elect Donald Trump...
Gay Rights, Opioids, Voting Reform: 3 Ways Politics Touched Canadians This Week
Three ways fed politics touched us this week--OTTAWA - The desperate search for reason and direction in the wake of a Donald Trump victory swamped everything else in Ottawa this week, with politicos by turns both panicked and puzzled about what could...
Manitoba NDP's Interim Leader Urges Unity Following Spring Election Loss
Manitoba NDP hears call to end recriminations--WINNIPEG - The fractures in Manitoba's New Democratic Party are ongoing and must be repaired if the NDP hopes to rebuild, interim leader Flor Marcelino told party faithful Friday night.Marcelino recently...
Marian Hossa's Veteran Play Gets Blackhawks a 3-2 Win over Flames
Hossa's veteran play gets Blackhawks a win--CALGARY - Marian Hossa's been in the NHL long enough to knows how to make a goal out of seemingly nothing.Hossa's team-leading 10th goal of the season with 2:23 left in the third period was the winner as the...
National Audio 1:15 PM ET
National Audio 1:15 PM ET--NAT058 - (APEC Summit) LIMA, Peru. x-15s. Mark Zuckerberg is urging to help get more people online as a way to improve global living standards. The Facebook C-E-O addressed business and government leaders at the Asia-Pacific...
National Audio 2:55 AM ET
National Audio 2:55 AM ET--NAT007 - (US-Wintry-Weather) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-10s. A blast of cold air is moving east overnight. Bruce Sullivan is a meteorologist at the U-S Weather Prediction Center. He says the season's first big snowfall...
National Audio 3:25 AM ET
National Audio 3:25 AM ET--NAT018 - (ENT-Obit-Sharon-Jones) (FOR PRODUCTION) UNDATED. x-64s. Sharon Jones, a big-voiced soul singer who performed with high energy onstage has died in New York after battling pancreatic cancer. She was 60. Her representative...
National Audio 3:55 AM ET
National Audio 3:55 AM ET--NAT022 - (US-Pence-Hamilton) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NEW YORK. x-16s. U-S Vice President-elect Mike Pence took in a Broadway show Friday night. Pence and family members went to see "Hamilton," where they were greeted by a mix...
National Audio 4:05 AM ET
National Audio 4:05 AM ET--NAT026 - (US-Trump-Flynn) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-09s. U-S President-Elect Donald Trump has appointed retired Army Lieutenant General Mike Flynn as his national security advisor. Flynn served as the former chief of...
National Audio 4:05 PM ET
National Audio 4:05 PM ET--NAT063 - (Wynne-Hydro) OTTAWA. x-13s. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is calling high electricity prices her "mistake." In a speech to party faithful at the Ontario Liberal annual general meeting today in Ottawa, Wynne says...
National Audio 7:15 PM ET
National Audio 7:15 PM ET--NAT073 - (Freeland-APEC) OTTAWA. x-11s. Leaders from Asian and Pacific nations spent much of their time Saturday dealing with what a Donald Trump presidency means for global trade in meetings behind closed doors and in public...
Ninth NewsWatch
---(APEC Summit) (Audio: 59)Facebook C-E-O Mark Zuckerberg has addressed the APEC summit in Peru, which is also attended by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, telling delegates the Internet can help improve the world.Zuckerberg is urging more people to connect...
Northern Ontario's Bonot Beats Manitoba's Calvert in Mixed Curling Final
Bonot tops Calvert in Canadian mixed final--YARMOUTH, N.S. - Northern Ontario skip Trevor Bonot broke open a tight game with a four-point fifth end en route to a 5-2 victory over Manitoba's Braden Calvert in the final of the Canadian mixed curling championship.Bonot...
OHL Roundup: Tye Felhaber, Artur Tyanulin Pace 67's in Rout of Colts
OHL Roundup: 67's cruise past Colts 7-3--BARRIE, Ont. - Tye Felhaber scored a hat trick and Artur Tyanulin had two goals and two assists as the Ottawa 67's downed the Barrie Colts 7-3 on Saturday night in Ontario Hockey League action.Ben Fanjoy and Sasha...
Pauline Marois Satisfied with Quebec 2012 Election-Night Shooter's Sentence
Marois satisfied with Richard Bain's sentence--MONTREAL - Former Quebec premier Pauline Marois says she's satisfied Richard Henry Bain will spend at least 20 years behind bars before being eligible for parole.Bain was convicted by a jury in August for...
Police Arrest 'Young Man' in Connection to Racist Graffiti in Ottawa
One arrested in connection to racist graffiti--Ottawa police say they've made an arrest following a recent spate of racist graffiti.At a solidarity event at a south-end synagogue, Chief Charles Bordeleau said a young man was arrested Saturday morning...
Prep-Entertainment Report
---(Royal-Tour-Earrings)A Canadian jewelry designer has been enjoying a sales boom -- thanks to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.When Prince William and Kate visited Carcross in the Yukon in September, the Duchess wore a pair of bronze earrings designed...
QMJHL Roundup: Joey Ratelle Scores Hat Trick as Voltigeurs Edge Phoenix
QMJHL Roundup: Voltigeurs edge Phoenix--SHERBROOKE, Que. - Joey Ratelle scored a hat trick as the Drummondville Voltigeurs edged the Sherbrooke Phoenix 6-5 on Saturday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.Nathan Hudgin, Pavel Koltygin and Charley...
Richard Throws for Two TDs, Runs One in as Rouge et or Dump Laurier 36-6
Richard leads Rouge et Or over Laurier 36-6--QUEBEC - Hugo Richard threw touchdown passes to Felix Faubert-Lussier and Jonathan Breton-Robert in the first quarter as the Laval Rouge et Or defeated the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks 36-6 in the Uteck Bowl...
Roberto Luongo Makes 39 Saves as Panthers Beat Senators 4-1
Luongo, Panthers beat Senators 4-1--OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators' inability to score goals had more to do with goaltending than anything else Saturday nightRoberto Luongo made 39 saves as the Florida Panthers defeated Ottawa 4-1 -- leaving the Senators...
Seventh NewsWatch
---(Trudeau-APEC)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is attending a meeting today in Peru on president-elect Donald Trump's promise to pull the U-S out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.The discussion hosted by outgoing U-S President Barack Obama is part of...
Sixth NewsWatch
---(Trudeau-APEC)The APEC summit gets underway in Peru today, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau taking part in talks with other world leaders.Trudeau is scheduled to have a formal one-on-one meeting with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (ehn-REE'-kay...
SportsCall Audio 3:00 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 3:00 AM ET--NAT017 - (SPORTS-HKN: Capitals 1 Red Wings 0) WASHINGTON. x-10s. Jay Beagle scored and Braden Holtby made 25 saves as the Capitals shut out the Red Wings 1-0 in Washington. Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard says it hurts to come...
Tenth NewsWatch
---(Opioid-Summit) (Audio: p01)B-C's health minister is urging the federal government to take additional action on Canada's opioid crisis.At the end of a special summit on the issue, Terry Lake is calling for a national surveillance system to track deaths...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Nov. 20-21
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Nov. 20-21--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Sunday, Nov. 20 to Monday, Nov. 21 as of 8:30 p.m: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and...
Thirteenth NewsWatch
---(Weather Satellite)The first in a series of four new high-tech weather satellites is in space.The most advanced weather satellite ever built was launched Saturday night as part of an 11 billion dollar effort by the United States to revolutionize forecasting...
Today in History - Nov. 19
Today in History - Nov. 19--Today in History for Nov. 19:In 1794, the United States and Britain signed the "Jay Treaty" concerning trade boundaries and commerce.In 1858, the Crown Colony of British Columbia was formally proclaimed by Vancouver Island...
Today in Music History - Nov. 19
Today in Music History - Nov. 19--Today in Music History for Nov. 19:In 1954, entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. was seriously injured in a car crash while en route to a Los Angeles recording session from Las Vegas. His left eye was removed but he was back...
Top News Advisory for Saturday, Nov. 19
Top News Advisory for Nov. 19--TOP NEWS ADVISORYSaturday, Nov. 196 p.m.Here are the latest Top News stories from The Canadian Press. All times are Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change...
Top Sports Advisory at 6 P.M. Saturday, Nov. 19
Top Sports Advisory at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19--Good evening from Canadian Press Sports!Advisories will hit the wire around 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET on weekdays and will also be sent to editors by email. On weekends, the advisories will move at 3 p.m....
Twelfth NewsWatch
---(Trudeau-APEC)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was among A-PEC leaders meeting behind closed doors to plan a path forward with a protectionist president in the White House.The election of Donald Trump has tossed a wrench into the annual Asia-Pacific...
Underdahl Returns from Injury to Lead Calgary into Vanier Cup with Win over St.FX
Calgary beats St.FX in Mitchell Bowl--CALGARY - Quarterback Jimmy Underdahl returned from injury in the second half to throw two touchdowns and lead the Calgary Dinos to a 50-24 victory over the St.FX X-Men on Saturday in the Mitchell Bowl.Calgary will...
Veteran Ottawa Quarterback Burris Feeling No Pressure Heading into East Final
Veteran Burris feeling no playoff pressure--OTTAWA - Henry Burris isn't feeling the pressure of returning the Ottawa Redblacks to the Grey Cup.Ottawa hosts Edmonton in the East Division final Sunday afternoon in a rematch of last year's Grey Cup contest,...
WHL Roundup: Reid Duke Scores Four Times as Wheat Kings Rout Blades
WHL Roundup: Wheat Kings rout Blades 8-1--BRANDON, Man. - Reid Duke scored four goals on Friday night as the Brandon Wheat Kings used a red-hot power play to rout the Saskatoon Blades 8-1 in Western Hockey League action.Tyler Coulter had a goal and two...
Wynne Calls High Electricity Prices Her 'Mistake'
Wynne: high hydro prices a 'mistake'--OTTAWA - Premier Kathleen Wynne is calling high electricity prices her "mistake," sounding a note of contrition on one of the major issues threatening the Liberals' re-election bid in 2018.Amid the usual rallying...
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