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2016 USports Football First and Second All-Star Teams List
2016 USports Football First and Second All-Star Teams List--2016 USports football first and second all-star teams, announced Thursday in Hamilton, Ont. (with position, university and hometown):FIRST TEAMOffenceNoah Picton, QB, Regina, ReginaTyler Chow,...
Advisory
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Another 'Buy American' Flap in the Works? the Conditions Are Aligning for One
Stage set for possible new 'Buy America' flap--WASHINGTON - An early irritant in Canada-U.S. relations in the Trump era could emerge in the massive infrastructure bill proposed by the president-elect, amid speculation in Washington that it might include...
Appeal Court to Rule on Montreal Request to Overturn Suspension of Pit Bull Ban
City seeks to reverse stay on pit bull law--MONTREAL - Quebec's highest court announced Friday it will deliberate and render a written decision shortly on the City of Montreal's request to overturn the suspension of its bylaw banning pit bulls and similar...
Award-Winning Calgary Stampeders Say There Is No Taking Ottawa Lightly
Dickenson: Stamps not taking Ottawa lightly--TORONTO - Dave Dickenson was a tad prickly with the media ahead of his team's practice Friday, irked over suggestions the Calgary Stampeders will take Ottawa too lightly in Sunday's Grey Cup."I don't get why...
Baazov Filing Says US$3.45 Billion Still Lined Up to Take Amaya Private
Baazov forges ahead with Amaya takeover attempt--MONTREAL - The founder and former chief executive of online gaming firm Amaya Inc. says he still has US$3.45 billion in committed financing from a pair of Hong-Kong-based investors lined up to buy the...
B.C. to Use Bikes, ATVs to Fight Drug Overdoses in Hard to Reach Areas
B.C. to use bikes, ATVs in drug battle--VANCOUVER - Paramedics will use bicycles and all-terrain vehicles in high-overdose areas to respond to a worsening opioid crisis in British Columbia, the province's health minister says."Over the last week, B.C....
B-C Update
------(BC-Tent-City)The arrests of half a dozen people at a relocated homeless camp in Vancouver have advocates urging the city to do more for those left on the streets.Staff Sergeant Randy Fincham says officers were called to Thornton Park this morning...
Business News Advisory
Business News Advisory--FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016BUSINESS NEWS ADVISORYHere are the CP Business Department's afternoon plans for today. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Entries are subject to change as news develops. If you have any questions,...
Bute Free to Fight Again after Fine, Retroactive Suspension for Doping
Bute free to fight again after doping scare--MONTREAL - Former boxing champion Lucian Bute is free to fight again after agreeing to pay $50,000 into an anti-doping fund and accept a six-month suspension, which he has already served, after it was found...
Canada Hopes to Have an Impact at la Francophonie Summit in Madagascar
PM wants to make his mark at la Francophonie--ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar - The Liberal government views the summit of la Francophonie as an opportunity to get the world talking about troubles and solutions, while showcasing Canada's ideas on how to address...
Canada's CF-18 Fighter Jets Can All Fly Past 2025, RCAF Commander Says
CF-18s can fly past 2025: commander--OTTAWA - Critics of the Liberal government's "interim" plan to buy 18 new Super Hornet fighter jets are pointing to fresh comments by none other than the head of the Royal Canadian Air Force as evidence the planes...
Canadians Leading the Way at West Virginia in NCCA Women's Soccer Tournament
Canadians leading the way at West Virginia--Canadians will be front and centre Saturday when top-ranked West Virginia hosts Duke in the quarter-finals of the NCAA women's soccer tournament.There are seven Canadians on the West Virginia roster including...
Celebrity Birthdays for Dec. 1
Celebrity birthdays for Dec. 1--Celebrity Birthdays for Dec. 1:Actor-director Woody Allen is 81.Rock 'n' roll drummer Sandy Nelson is 78.Singer Dianne Lennon of the Lennon Sisters is 77.World Golf Hall of Famer Lee Trevino is 77.Bassist Casey Van Beek...
Celebrity Birthdays for Dec. 2
Celebrity birthdays for Dec. 2--Celebrity Birthdays for Dec. 2:Canadian jazz saxophonist P.J. Perry is 75.Bassist Tom McGuiness ("Manfred Mann," "McGuiness Flint") is 75.Actress Cathy Lee Crosby ("That's Incredible") is 72.Director Penelope Spheeris...
Celebrity Birthdays for Dec. 3
Celebrity birthdays for Dec. 3--Celebrity Birthdays for Dec. 3:Director Jean-Luc Godard is 86.Singer Jaye P. Morgan ("The Gong Show") is 85.Actor Nicolas Coster is 83.Actress Mary Alice is 75.British singer and actor Paul Nicholas is 71.Rock singer Ozzy...
Celebrity Birthdays for Nov. 27
Celebrity birthdays for Nov. 27--Celebrity Birthdays for Nov. 27:Author Gail Sheehy is 79.Footwear designer Manolo Blahnik is 74.Rock and jazz saxophonist Randy Brecker is 71.Academy Award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow ("The Hurt Locker") is 65.TV...
Celebrity Birthdays for Nov. 28
Celebrity birthdays for Nov. 28--Celebrity Birthdays for Nov. 28:Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr. is 87.Gary Troxel of the '50s pop group The Fleetwoods is 77.Singer-songwriter Bruce Channel is 76.Clem Curtis of the '60s British pop group The Fortunes...
Celebrity Birthdays for Nov. 29
Celebrity birthdays for Nov. 29--Celebrity Birthdays for Nov. 29:Hall-of-Fame sportscaster Vin Scully is 89.Canadian jazz guitarist Ed Bickert is 84.Blues musician John Mayall is 83.Actress Diane Ladd is 81.Composer-musician Chuck Mangione is 76.Country...
Celebrity Birthdays for Nov. 30
Celebrity birthdays for Nov. 30--Celebrity Birthdays for Nov. 30:Actor Robert Guillaume is 89.Former lawyer/radio talk show host G. Gordon Liddy is 86.Bassist Bob Moore is 84.Country singer-record company executive Jimmy Bowen is 79.Director Ridley Scott...
CFL Commissioner Jeffrey Orridge Optimisitic on Toronto Market despite Struggles
CFL commissioner optimistic about Toronto market--TORONTO - CFL commissioner Jeffrey Orridge remains optimistic about the CFL's future in Toronto despite a disappointing season from the home-town Argonauts and lagging ticket sales for Sunday's Grey Cup...
CFL Commissioner Orridge Won't Admit to Link between Football and Brain Disease
Orridge opts against following NFL's lead on concussions--TORONTO - CFL commissioner Jeffrey Orridge isn't following the NFL's lead and acknowledging a link exists between football-related head trauma and brain disease.In March, Jeff Miller, the NFL's...
Comic Books to Retro Hooks: 5 Things We Learned from the Weeknd's 'Starboy' Album
Five things we learned from the Weeknd's new album--Canadian R&B mysterioso the Weeknd has lifted the shroud from his "Starboy" album.After he tinkered around with Daft Punk this summer and shed his trademark dreadlocks a couple of months ago, the...
Crown Argues Ex-Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum Was Aware of Corruption
Closing arguments in Applebaum corruption case--MONTREAL - Ex-Montreal mayor Michael Applebaum was a knowing participant in a criminal plot to enrich both himself and others, the Crown told the court Friday as the longtime former municipal politician's...
Customers of Regional Airline Facing Waits over Weather, Inspections
Customers of small airline facing waits--WINNIPEG - Bad weather and mechanical delays have led to long waits for customers of one small regional airline.Perimeter Aviation says on its website it provides daily scheduled passenger flights to more than...
Design Complete, Price Tag Reduced for Road to Cut-Off First Nation
Road to isolated reserve one step closer--WINNIPEG - An isolated reserve near the Manitoba-Ontario boundary has cleared what might be the last major hurdle to getting a much-needed road to connect the community to the outside world and secure safe tap...
Dinos Coach Still Undecided on Who to Start at QB for Vanier Cup against Laval
Dinos still mum on starting QB for Vanier Cup--HAMILTON - Fifth-year quarterback Jimmy Underdahl will have his university football career come to an end Saturday at the Vanier Cup. He still doesn't know if he'll be a starter or a backup for his final...
Editorial Exchange: A Call for Tolerance
Editorial Exchange: A call for tolerance--An editorial from the Charlottetown Guardian, published Nov. 25:U.S. president-elect Donald Trump and Pope Francis are names not usually included in the same sentence -- especially when the topic concerns abortion.On...
Editorial Exchange: Cash for Access Taints Trudeau
Editorial Exchange: Cash for access taints Trudeau--An editorial from the Waterloo Region Record, published Nov. 24:Justin Trudeau's "sunny ways" took him to the top of the Canadian political ladder.Now the prime minister's "money ways" have knocked...
Editorial Exchange: Getting off Coal Is the Right Thing for Canada
Editorial Exchange: Getting off coal is the right thing for Canada--An editorial from the Hamilton Spectator, published Nov. 24:Of course Canada should get out of the coal-fired energy business. You cannot credibly argue otherwise given the health benefits...
Editorial Exchange: Hooray for the Grey Cup, Our National Tradition
Editorial Exchange: Hooray for the Grey Cup, our national tradition--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Nov. 24:For many sports fans in the Toronto area, the annual Grey Cup game is completely off their radar screen.Instead of watching our...
Editorial Exchange: Oil Spill Raises Questions
Editorial Exchange: Oil spill raises questions--An editorial from the Prince Albert Daily Herald, published Nov. 23:Much has been made over the past few days about the Husky oil spill from the summer that leaked about 250,000 litres of oil into the North...
Editorial Exchange: The Next Wave of Trade Deals
Editorial Exchange: The next wave of trade deals--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published Nov. 24:As soon as he takes power in January (if one can believe him), U.S. president-elect Donald Trump said he will pull the United States out of...
Editorial Exchange: The Perils of Social Media
Editorial Exchange: The perils of social media--An editorial from the Waterloo Region Record, published Nov. 25:There's an old saying that fire is a good servant, but a bad master. The same could easily be said about social media. But there's an important...
Eighteenth NewsWatch
---(Softwood-Lumber-Dispute) (Audio: P03)The U-S Lumber Coalition wants Washington to impose duties on Canadian softwood lumber producers.The lobby group has asked the American Department of Commerce and the U-S International Trade Commission to restore...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Friday, Nov. 25
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Federal and Quebec Governments under Pressure to Finance Montreal Train Project
Montreal train project price tag at $5.9B--MONTREAL - The federal and Quebec governments are under pressure to quickly commit funding for Montreal's new $5.9-billion electric train project, which the Caisse de depot is promoting as a model for financing...
Feds Say They'll Negotiate National Clean Fuel Standard with Provinces
McKenna seeks lower emissions from fuels--TORONTO - The federal government says it will work with the provinces to develop a national clean fuel standard, the latest piece in its pan-Canadian climate plan.Environment Minister Catherine McKenna announced...
Former School Principal Faces Child Luring Charge after Creep Catchers Sting
Former principal charged with child luring--MISSION, B.C. - A charge has been laid against a man who was a school principal after a confrontation with a vigilante group at a shopping mall in Abbotsford, B.C.Const. Ian MacDonald of Abbotsford police said...
Four Stories in the News Friday, Nov. 25
Four stories in the news Friday, Nov. 25--Four stories in the news for Friday, Nov. 25------TRUDEAU HEADING TO MADAGASCARPrime Minister Justin Trudeau is departing Liberia today with a promise to renew and strengthen the friendship between Canada and...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Friday, Nov. 25
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Impact Find Scoring Touch in Time to Match Toronto FC's Torrid Attack
No playoff goal shortage in for Impact, TFC--MONTREAL - The Montreal Impact have found their scoring touch just at the right time of year.They'll probably need it when they go into the second leg of the two-game MLS Eastern Conference final against...
Liberals Delay Announcing Fate of Line 3, Northern Gateway
Liberals delay announcing fate of 2 pipeline projects--TORONTO - The federal environment minister touted oil and gas as "essential bridges" to a low-carbon economy Friday even as the government delayed announcing the fate of two pipeline projects.Catherine...
Loss of Sea Ice, Changes to Tundra: Study Says Arctic Faces 19 Tipping Points
Arctic facing fundamental changes: study--An international report says the Arctic is perched on the edge of fundamental social and environmental change as it faces 19 tipping points ranging from loss of summer sea ice to the slow creep of shrubs and...
Manitoba Politician Retracts Statement Comparing Crown Minister to Nazi
Politician apologizes for Nazi remark--WINNIPEG - A member of Manitoba's Opposition New Democrats apologized Friday for comparing a government minister to a Nazi.Ted Marcelino drew fire for remarks a day earlier when he accused Crown Services Minister...
Marineland Charged with Five Counts of Animal Cruelty, Denies Allegations
Marineland faces animal cruelty charges--TORONTO - Ontario's animal welfare agency laid five animal cruelty charges against Marineland on Friday, levelling allegations of mistreatment that were swiftly rejected by the amusement park.The Ontario Society...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (15,075.44, up 0.24 of a point):Eco Oro Minerals Corp. (TSX:EOM). Miner. Up 13.5 cents, or 87.10 per cent,...
National Audio 11:35 AM ET
National Audio 11:35 AM ET--NAT058 - (Amber-Alert-BC) VANCOUVER. x-14s. Police in Vancouver are asking for help in their search for a four-year-old girl who is the subject of an Amber Alert. Police believe four-year-old Delilah Felton is with her mother,...
National Audio 1:15 PM ET
National Audio 1:15 PM ET--NAT068 - (US-Charleston Church Shooting) COLUMBIA, S.C. x-16s. A 22-year-old white man accused of killing a group of parishioners at a historic black church in South Carolina last year has been found fit to stand trial. Reporter...
National Audio 1:25 PM ET
National Audio 1:25 PM ET--NAT072 - (US-Black-Friday) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HICKSVILLE, New York. x-33s. (Aaron Katersky) Despite a rise in online sales, there are still plenty of shoppers out there pounding the pavement to get a deal this Black Friday....
National Audio 3:05 PM ET
National Audio 3:05 PM ET--NAT081 - (CRIME-Girl-Abducted) CALGARY. x-19s. Lawyers for two brothers who pleaded guilty to kidnapping and sexually assaulting a teenage girl in Calgary say they need tests to determine their moral blameworthiness. The sentencing...
National Audio 3:25 AM ET
National Audio 3:25 AM ET--NAT020 - (US-People-James-Taylor) WASHINGTON. x-35s. (Jamie Friar) Singer James Taylor has a Thanksgiving message for his fans. Jamie Friar reports the folk singer's email gets a little spacey. (opens with sound) (SOURCE:The...
National Audio 4:45 PM ET
National Audio 4:45 PM ET--NAT093 - (US-Trump-Election-Recount-Push) MILWAUKEE. x-14s. The U-S Green Party is seeking a recount of U-S presidential election ballots in Wisconsin. President-elect Donald Trump won the state, as well as Pennsylvania, by...
OHL Roundup: Dylan Strome Scores in Season Debut after Returning to Junior
OHL Roundup: Otters down Wolves 5-2--ERIE, Pa. - Arizona Coyotes prospect Dylan Strome had a goal and an assist in his season debut as the Erie Otters beat the visiting Sudbury Wolves 5-2 on Thursday in Ontario Hockey League action.Strome, the third-overall...
Oilers GM Seeing Real Signs of Progress; Edmonton on Track to End Decade-Long Playoff Drought
Oilers GM seeing real signs of progress--On a conference call with scouts Thursday morning, Edmonton Oilers general manager Peter Chiarelli broke down the team's progress from last season and found improvement in just about every area.There has been...
Ontario Audio 2:45 PM ET
Ontario Audio 2:45 PM ET--R04 - (New-North-Ridings)TORONTO. x-12s. Ontario is looking at adding one or two additional new ridings in the far north, dedicated primarily to First Nations communities. Attorney General Yasir Naqvi says an all-party commission...
Ontario May Create New Northern Ridings Primarily for First Nations Communities
Ontario may get new northern ridings--TORONTO - Ontario may create at least one new northern riding in addition to 15 new seats that will be added for the 2018 election because of population growth, and it could result in the election of the province's...
Ontario Police Bust Luxury Car Theft Ring That Sold Vehicles across Country
Ontario police bust luxury car theft ring--AURORA, Ont. - Police in the Toronto area have taken down a car theft ring that peddled luxury vehicles across the country and around the world.They said 23 people have been arrested and $5 million in vehicles,...
Ontario Update
---(Grassy-Narrows-Mercury)Premier Kathleen Wynne says the government is committed to doing everything in its power to clean up mercury contamination in Grassy Narrows.But Wynne says it won't take any steps that could stir up more of the chemical trapped...
Ontario Update
---(New-North-Ridings)There could be at least one new northern riding in Ontario for the 2018 provincial election, along with the 15 new seats being added in the province due to population growth.Officials say Ontario's two northernmost ridings -- Timmins-James...
Ottawa Redblacks Have a New Outlook as They Get a Second Chance to Be No. 1
Redblacks get second chance at being No. 1--TORONTO - For the Ottawa Redblacks, Sunday's Grey Cup is a second chance to be No. 1.The Redblacks gave up a late touchdown to lose last year's championship game 26-20 to the Edmonton Eskimos in Winnipeg. They...
Photo Advisory
Photo advisory--The Canadian Press photo advisory additions for Friday, Nov. 25, 2016. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press Photojournalists.ADDS:HARRISON MILLS, B.C.--Photo package...
PM Trudeau Heads to Madagascar from Liberia, Where He Promised Stronger Bonds
PM leaves Liberia promising stronger ties--MONROVIA, Liberia - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is departing Liberia today with a promise to renew and strengthen the friendship between Canada and the West African nation."Canada and Liberia have a strong...
Prairie Audio 11:10 AM MT
Prairie Audio 11:10 AM MT--PR01 - (Freedom-Road)WINNIPEG. x-15s. An isolated reserve near the Manitoba-Ontario boundary is a step closer to being connected with the outside world. Shoal Lake 40 First Nation has received the final design plans for a road...
Prairie Audio 12:20 PM MT
Prairie Audio 12:20 PM MT----PR08 - (Mba-Nazi-Apology)WINNIPEG. x-16s. A Manitoba politician is under fire after comparing one of his opponents to a Nazi. Ted Marcelino (mar-suh-LEE'-noh), a member of the Opposition New Democrats, was criticizing the...
Prairie Audio 12:40 PM MT
Prairie Audio 12:40 PM MT----PR11 - (CRIME-Girl-Abducted)CALGARY. x-16s. A sentencing hearing for two brothers who pleaded guilty to kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl in Calgary is delayed again. The hearing for Corey and Cody Manshots...
Prairie Update
(Alta-Coal-Phase-Out)Alberta has struck a deal with three major power producers to formally end coal-fired electricity by 2030.Environment Minister Shannon Phillips says the province will pay three major power producers a total of 97 million dollars...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
(Cattle-TB-Compensation)The federal government says it will compensate cattle ranchers impacted by the bovine tuberculosis quarantine in western Canada.Three dozen cattle operations in Alberta and Saskatchewan have been placed under quarantine as the...
Prep-Business Report
---(Markets)Canada's main stock index was barely changed on Thursday, with the S-and-P/T-S-X slipping six points to 15-thousand-75.Traders avoided making any big moves while New York markets were closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.Wall Street is open...
Prep-Music-Report
---ARETHA FRANKLIN DRAWS OUT NATIONAL ANTHEM BEFORE LIONS GAMEDETROIT (AP) -- Aretha Franklin took so long singing the national anthem before the Lions-Vikings game yesterday, she could have had her own two-minute warning. Franklin accompanied herself...
QMJHL Roundup: Jonathan Bourcier Leads Quebec to 6-5 Shootout Win
QMJHL Roundup: Remparts down Mooseheads in SO--HALIFAX - Jonathan Bourcier scored twice in regulation, then added the shootout winner as the Quebec Remparts came from behind to defeat the Halifax Mooseheads 6-5 on Thursday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey...
QMJHL Roundup: Kielly Leads Islanders to 5-4 Overtime Win over Cataractes
QMJHL: Kielly leads Islanders to OT win--CHARLOTTETOWN - Kameron Kielly scored 1:04 into overtime to lead the Charlottetown Islanders past the Shawinigan Cataractes 5-4 on Friday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.Chris Chaddock tied it 4-4...
Review Following Serious Crashes Finds Bus Travel in B.C. Is Safe
B.C. review finds motor coach industry safe--VICTORIA - A review of bus companies in British Columbia has found the number of crashes involving motor coaches has declined by a rate that is ahead of the national average.Transportation Minister Todd Stone...
Second NewsWatch
---(Iraq)Officials in Iraq say the death toll from a car bombing south of Baghdad has climbed to 73, including about 40 pilgrims from neighbouring Iran.The attack at a gas station on a major highway has left dozens more injured.It appears to have targeted...
Six People Arrested after Vancouver Homeless Camp Moved Following Court Order
Arrests made after 'tent city' moved in Vancouver--VANCOUVER - Advocates for Vancouver's homeless population are calling on the city to do more after six people were arrested at a relocated homeless camp.Police were called to Thornton Park on Friday...
Softwood Lumber Dispute Heats Up as U.S. Lumber Group Files Petition for Duties
U.S. lumber group files softwood duty petition--MONTREAL - The softwood lumber dispute reignited Friday after the U.S. Lumber Coalition said it formally petitioned the American government to impose duties against Canadian softwood lumber producers.The...
SportsCall Audio 2:20 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 2:20 AM ET--NAT014 - (SPORTS-HKN: Ottawa 3, Boston 1) OTTAWA. x-20s. Chris Wideman and Kyle Turris scored in the third period as the Ottawa Senators rallied for a 3-1 win over Tuukka (TOO'-kah) Rask and the Boston Bruins. Rask says the...
SportsCall Audio 4:30 PM ET
SportsCall Audio 4:30 PM ET--NAT092 - (SPORTS-BBA-Astros-Reddick) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HOUSTON. x-12s. Houston general manager Jeff Luhnow says free agent Josh Reddick is a great addition to the Astros. Reddick has finalized a four-year, 52-million dollar...
SportsCall Audio 5:00 PM ET
SportsCall Audio 5:00 PM ET--NAT098 - (SPORTS-FBO-CFL-Grey-Cup-Commissioner) TORONTO. x-20s. Officiating has been a hot-button topic in the C-F-L this year, especially after two on-field errors were key in the Edmonton Eskimos' 24-21 East Division win...
StatCan Study Says New Moms More Likely Than Other Women to Become Self-Employed
StatCan study eyes work changes of new moms--OTTAWA - A new study from Statistics Canada suggests that new mothers who become self-employed after having children are able to better manage their weekly hours of work, giving them a better work-family balance.The...
Talks Break off between Teachers and Nova Scotia, Job Action Possible Dec. 5
Talks break off between teachers, Nova Scotia--HALIFAX - The union that represents 9,000 public school teachers says job action is likely after contract talks with the Nova Scotia government broke off Friday.A news release from Nova Scotia Teachers Union...
Ten Nova Scotia Doctors Probed for Unusual Prescribing of Addictive Opioids
10 N.S. doctors probed for opioid prescribing--HALIFAX - Ten Nova Scotia doctors are being investigated for irregularities in their prescribing practices for highly addictive opioids, as a monitoring system documents over 5,000 patients receiving dosages...
Tests Required to Determine Responsibility of Brothers in Sex Assault Case
Brothers in sex assault case need tests: lawyer--CALGARY - Rachelle Christopher says she is haunted by the memory of a teenage girl who was randomly kidnapped at a bus stop and sexually assaulted by two brothers who are waiting to be sentenced for their...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Nov 25-27
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Nov 25-27--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Nov. 25 to Nov. 27 as of 3:56 a.m. ET:x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage.Copy from other events based on merit and availability....
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Saturday, Nov. 26 to Monday, Nov. 28
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Nov. 26-28--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Saturday, Nov. 26 to Monday, Nov. 28 as of 9 p.m: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and...
The Friday News Briefing: An At-a-Glance Survey of Some Top Stories
The Friday briefing: Top news at-a-glance--Highlights from the news file for Friday, Nov. 25------TRUDEAU IN MADAGASCAR FOR LA FRANCOPHONIE MEETING: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has arrived in Antananarivo, the capital city of the island nation of...
The Time-Sensitive Art of Producing and Selling Hatchimals, the Latest Hot Toy
The science and art of selling Hatchimals--TORONTO - The overwhelming popularity of this season's hottest toy, Hatchimals, has taken many by surprise -- including its Toronto-based toymaker, Spin Master.The furry, robotic bird-like toy animals that hatch...
Today in History - Dec. 10
Today in History - Dec. 10--Today in History for Dec. 10:On this date:In 1520, in Wittenberg, northeast of Leipzig in present-day eastern Germany, religious reformer Martin Luther publicly burned the papal edict demanding that he recant or face excommunication.In...
Today in History - Dec. 4
Today in History - Dec. 4--Today in History for Dec. 4:On this date:In 1619, a group of settlers from Bristol, England, arrived at Berkeley Hundred in present-day Charles City County, Va., where they held a service thanking God for their safe arrival....
Today in History - Dec. 5
Today in History - Dec. 5--Today in History for Dec. 5:On this date:In 1484, Pope Innocent VIII issued his Witch Bull, ordering an inquisition to systematically discover, torture and execute witches throughout Europe. It led to the ease with which witchcraft...
Today in History - Dec. 6
Today in History - Dec. 6--Today in History for Dec. 6:On this date:In 1752, a government pamphlet in Halifax became the first book published in Canada.In 1780, Jean-Antoine Aide-Crequy, the first Canadian-born painter, died in Quebec City.In 1803, Canadian...
Today in History - Dec. 7
Today in History - Dec. 7--Today in History for Dec. 7:On this date:In AD 374, Ambrose, an early church father, was consecrated Bishop of Milan, Italy. His influential works on theology and ethics made him -- along with Jerome, Augustine, and Gregory...
Today in History - Dec. 8
Today in History - Dec. 8--Today in History for Dec. 8:On this date:In 1694, a French Jesuit missionary in Canada, Noel Chabanal, was murdered by a renegade Huron. He was one of the group known as the Jesuit Martyrs of North America canonized by Pope...
Today in History - Dec. 9
Today in History - Dec. 9--Today in History for Dec. 9:On this date:In 1608, English poet John Milton was born in London.In 1755, the first post office in Canada opened in Halifax. A city stationer had begun an informal service the previous year, but...
Today in History - Nov. 25
Today in History - Nov. 25--Today in History for Nov. 25:In 2,348 B.C., according to Archbishop James Ussher's Old Testament chronology, the Great Deluge (Noah's Flood) began.In 1715, a patent was granted to Thomas Masters for his wife's invention to...
Today in Music History - Dec. 10
Today in Music History - Dec. 10--Today in Music History for Dec. 10:In 1943, Chad Stuart of the 1960s duo "Chad and Jeremy," was born in England. Their popularity rivaled that of another British pairing of the period, "Peter and Gordon." Chad and Jeremy's...
Today in Music History - Dec. 4
Today in Music History - Dec. 4--Today in Music History for Dec. 4:In 1927, Duke Ellington's band began a four-year engagement at the famous Cotton Club in New York. Among the Ellington classics to emerge from this period were "Creole Love Call" and...
Today in Music History - Dec. 5
Today in Music History - Dec. 5--Today in Music History for Dec. 5:In 1791, composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart died at age 35. He was buried in an unmarked grave in Vienna's St. Marx Cemetery. Mozart's final resting place has remained undiscovered to this...
Today in Music History - Dec. 6
Today in Music History - Dec. 6--Today in Music History for Dec. 6:(Editors: Some reference books give Dec. 6th or 7th, 1877, as the date Thomas Edison made the first recording on his newly-invented phonograph. Others say the historic recording was made...
Today in Music History - Dec. 7
Today in Music History - Dec. 7--Today in Music History for Dec. 7:In 1877, the first successful gramophone was demonstrated. It was invented by Thomas Edison and built by his mechanic, John Kruesi.In 1916, French-Canadian fiddler Ti-Jean Carignan was...
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