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Articles from November 27, 2016

Alberta Men's Baseball Team Will Change from 'Indians' to 'Trappers'
Alberta team to end use of 'Indians' name--INNISFAIL, Alta. - A men's baseball team in central Alberta is changing its name from "Indians" to "Trappers" after years of online pressure and accusations of racism.Team manager Desmond Bouteiller, who played...
B.C. Company Mixes Technology, Storytelling to Design High-End Theme Park Rides
B.C. company's theme park rides thrill worldwide--PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. - Every day, thousands of thrill seekers around the globe strap themselves into amusement park rides and are taken on a multimedia adventure, whether coming face to face with a fire-breathing...
B-C Update
---(BC-Beluga-Dies)The Vancouver Aquarium may be releasing more information about the death of the beluga whale Aurora later today.The 30-year-old whale died late Friday evening according to a statement from the aquarium. Aurora had been suffering from...
Canada's Highest Court to Hear Landmark Cases on Indigenous Rights
SCOC to hear vital cases on indigenous rights--OTTAWA - Experts say two cases coming before the Supreme Court this week could become landmarks in defining how Canada regulates industrial activity on indigenous lands.But for Jerry Natanine of Clyde River,...
CFL Grey Cup Champions List
CFL Grey Cup Champions List--Past Grey Cup champions2016 _ Ottawa RedBlacks2015 _ Edmonton Eskimos2014 _ Calgary Stampeders2013 _ Saskatchewan Roughriders2012 _ Toronto Argonauts2011 _ British Columbia Lions2010 _ Montreal Alouettes2009 _ Montreal Alouettes2008...
CFL Grey Cup Most Valuable Players
CFL Grey Cup Most Valuable Players--Past Grey Cup Most Valuable Players2016 _ MVP: Henry Burris, QB, Ottawa; Canadian MVP: Brad Sinopoli, WR, Ottawa.2015 _ MVP: Mike Reilly, QB, Edmonton; Canadian MVP: Shamawd Chambers, WR, Edmonton.2014 _ MVP: Bo Levi...
CFL Grey Cup Results
CFL Grey Cup Results--Past Grey Cup results2016 _ Ottawa 39 Calgary 33 (OT) (at Toronto)2015 _ Edmonton 26 Ottawa 20 (at Winnipeg)2014 _ Calgary 20 Hamilton 16 (at Vancouver)2013 _ Saskatchewan 45 Hamilton 23 (at Regina)2012 _ Toronto 35 Calgary 22 (at...
Connor Hellebuyck Makes 42 Saves; Jets Beat Predators to Snap Five-Game Skid
Jets beat Predators to snap five-game skid--WINNIPEG - It was the kind of rebound game Connor Hellebuyck and his teammates needed.The Jets goaltender made a season-high 42 saves Sunday afternoon as Winnipeg ended a five-game losing skid with a 3-0 victory...
Conor McGregor Gives Up One UFC Title, Changes Made to Toronto Fight Card
Conor McGregor gives up one UFC title--TORONTO - Newly crowned UFC lightweight champion (The Notorious) Conor McGregor has relinquished the featherweight title with rival Jose Aldo taking over as 145-pound title-holder, a move that has ramifications...
Criminal Cases: Parents Accused of Failing to Seek Medical Help for Children
A list of fatal neglect cases--CALGARY - A Calgary woman is facing a trial on charges of criminal negligence causing death and failing to provide the necessaries of life to her seven-year-old son in 2013. Police allege that Ryan Lovett, who died after...
Despite Injury Scare, Redblacks QB Henry Burris Answers the Bell at the Grey Cup
Henry Burris answers the bell at Grey Cup--TORONTO - There was drama over the status of Henry Burris immediately prior to Sunday's Grey Cup but the veteran Redblacks quarterback answered the bell and looked as good as new as Ottawa ran up a 20-7 halftime...
'Dumping Day' Docked by Blustery Forecasts in Effort to Make Lobster Hunt Safer
'Dumping Day' docked by blustery forecasts--HALIFAX - On the last Monday of November, lobster fishers sail into the sunrise peeking over the waters off southern Nova Scotia, boats teeming with stacks of cages, coiled lines and buoys inscribed with permanent...
Eighth NewsWatch
---(Trudeau-Castro) (Audio: 33)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he never shies away from raising human rights issues, including on his recent visit to Cuba.Trudeau is under fire for the statement he issued following the death of former Cuban president...
Federal Government Advised against Federal Ban on Replacement Workers
Don't ban replacement workers, feds told--OTTAWA - A senior official in the federal labour program was told earlier this year that a federal ban on the use of replacement workers during strikes could potentially increase the frequency and duration of...
Fidel Castro Welcomed by Crowds, Shunned by Politicians during 1959 Visit
Castro charmed crowds during Montreal visit--MONTREAL - The route from the airport to his Montreal hotel was supposed to be a secret, but Fidel Castro wouldn't stay in the car.He kept saying "stop, stop, my people, my people," recalled Claude Dupras,...
Five Things to Watch in Sunday's Grey Cup between Stampeders and Redblacks
Five things to watch in Sunday's Grey Cup--TORONTO - The Calgary Stampeders will take on the Ottawa Redblacks in Sunday's Grey Cup at BMO Field. Here are five things to watch in the 104th edition of the CFL's championship game:BO KNOWS Stampeders quarterback...
Fourteenth NewsWatch
---(Trudeau-Castro-Reaction)The hashtag ''TrudeauEulogies'' is big on Twitter.The prime minister is facing a big backlash for a statement in which he expresses "deep sorrow'' over the death of former Cuban president Fidel Castro.Justin Trudeau acknowledged...
Fourth NewsWatch
---(New-Orleans-Shooting) (Audio: 18)Police in New Orleans are combing the scene of a deadly shooting in the city's historic French Quarter.It happened overnight outside popular restaurants and bars in the city's tourist district.Police say 10 people...
Ice Cream Company Tries to Keep Struggling School in Small Community
Ice cream company tries to save school--A Canadian ice cream company based in a small Ontario town is trying to keep the single school in its community open amid dozens of proposed closures province-wide -- but some are cautioning against private intervention...
Industry Watchers Question Freedom Mobile's Strategy to Compete with Big 3
Freedom's new network to increase competition?--TORONTO - The company formerly known as Wind Mobile starts rolling out its new high-speed wireless network in Toronto and Vancouver on Sunday, as part of an incremental effort to better compete with the...
Italian Montrealers Oppose Removing Storied Artist's Name from Park
Italian Montrealers oppose park renaming--Montreal's mayor is again facing criticism over changing the name of a city park -- this time from members of the Italian community fighting to preserve the legacy of renowned local artist.A park in the city's...
Japan Waits to Deal Direct with Canada on Trade, Not Ready to Abandon TPP: Envoy
Japan not ready to abandon TPP: envoy--OTTAWA - Japan wants Canada to join the fight against rising American protectionism, but that doesn't extend to reviving its own direct trade talks with Canada, says the Japanese ambassador.Envoy Kenjiro Monji says...
Manitoba Premier May Be Eyeing More Than a Wage Freeze: Professor
Manitoba unions brace for crackdown--WINNIPEG - Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister has been walking a fine line in the last week -- saying he intends to bring in legislation next spring to control public-sector wage growth, but also refusing to release...
Marner Ties Laine for Rookie Scoring Lead; Leafs Snap Three-Game Skid
Marner making NHL look easy for Leafs--TORONTO - The play didn't actually result in a goal, but came pretty close, another demonstration of the ease with which the NHL seems to be coming to Maple Leafs rookie Mitch Marner.It was late in the second period...
Mike Smith and Coyotes Continue Dominance over Oilers with 2-1 Win
Coyotes continue dominance over Oilers--EDMONTON - It's been more than 30 years since one team has had the number of their opposition to the degree that the Arizona Coyotes do over the Edmonton Oilers.Jamie McGinn scored the winner late in the third...
National Audio 12:15 PM ET
National Audio 12:15 PM ET--NAT038 - (US-Democrats-Sanders) UNDATED. x-16s. U-S Senator Bernie Sanders is calling on the Democratic Party to change from the ground up. Sanders campaigned to be the Democratic presidential candidate but lost to Hillary...
National Audio 2:35 AM ET
National Audio 2:35 AM ET--NAT003 - (Amusement-Park-Rides) PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. x-14s. An executive at a B-C-based developer of high-end theme park rides says his company is turning ride design from a science into an art. Kelven Tan is a vice-president...
National Audio 6:35 PM ET
National Audio 6:35 PM ET--NAT057 - (US-New-Orleans-Shooting) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NEW ORLEANS. x-13s. An early morning fight in the French Quarter of New Orleans erupted into deadly gunfire. New Orleans Police Chief Michael Harrison says just before...
National Audio 8:45 AM ET
National Audio 8:45 AM ET--NAT026 - (US-Cuba-Fidel-Castro) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) MIAMI. x-24s. (Jim Ryan) As Cubans prepare to memorialize their late president, Cuban-Americans in South Florida continue to celebrate the demise of Fidel Castro. (opens...
Ninth NewsWatch
---(Trudeau-Castro)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has expanded on his statement yesterday on the death of Cuba's Fidel Castro which has come under harsh criticism for being too complimentary.Today Trudeau told reporters at the Francophonie summit in Madagascar...
No-Fly List Hot Topic at National Security Consultation in Markham, Ont
No-fly list hot topic at security consultation--MARKHAM, Ont. - Natalie Pierre says her 16-year-old son Michael has been on a no-fly list since he was just four or five years old."We were coming back from the U.S. and customs agents pulled us aside,"...
OHL Roundup: Calvin Martin Nets Two in Greyhounds Win over Generals
OHL Roundup: Greyhounds down Generals 8-3--OSHAWA, Ont. - Calvin Martin scored twice as the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds downed the Oshawa Generals 8-3 on Sunday for their seventh-straight win in Ontario Hockey League action.Boris Katchouk, Morgan Frost,...
Ontario Update
---(Nipigon-Fatal-Shooting)Ontario's police watchdog is investigating a fatal shooting in Nipigon.The Special Investigations Unit says O-P-P officers were dispatched to a local residence last night where they had an "interaction" with a man.The S-I-U...
Player Slips on Turf Surface after Moving off Grass during Key Play at Grey Cup
Turf appears to be an issue on critical play--TORONTO - The unusual field surface setup at BMO Field appeared to be an issue on a key play in the second quarter of Ottawa's 39-33 overtime win over Calgary in the Grey Cup on Sunday night.Most of the field...
QMJHL Roundup: Smith Lifts Sagueneens to 5-4 Shootout Win over Voltigeurs
QMJHL: Smith lifts Sagueneens to shootout win--DRUMMONDVILLE, Que. - Jake Smith was the lone scorer in the shootout as the Chicoutimi Sagueneens edged the Drummondville Voltigeurs 5-4 on Sunday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.Smith also scored...
Reaction to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Statement on Castro's Death
Reaction to Trudeau's statement on Castro's death--TORONTO - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced criticism for a prepared statement expressing "deep sorrow" about the death of former Cuban president Fidel Castro. In the statement, Trudeau said Castro...
Redblacks Fans Gasp, Then Party in Tense Grey Cup Overtime Win
Redblacks fans gasp, then party in Grey Cup win--TORONTO - It was like a collective paralysis followed by fits of joy for an Ottawa-heavy crowd after the Redblacks beat the Calgary Stampeders to win the Grey Cup in overtime Sunday night.The Redblacks...
Second NewsWatch
---(US-Oil-Pipeline-Protests) (Audio: 04)Pipeline protesters in the U-S are vowing to stay camped out on federal lands, despite a government directive telling them to leave.Opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline have been living on territory in North...
Seventh NewsWatch
---(Trudeau-Castro) (Audio: 32)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau isn't retracting a syllable in the face of global criticism for his statement on the death of former Cuban president Fidel Castro.During a news conference to wrap up the Francophonie summit...
SportsCall Audio 6:00 PM ET
SportsCall Audio 6:00 PM ET--NAT056 - (SPORTS-HKN: Jets 3 Predators 0) WINNIPEG. x-10s. Connor Hellebuyck (HELL'-uh-buk) made 42 saves and Drew Stafford scored his first goal of the season and the Winnipeg Jets ended a five-game losing streak with a...
Tenth NewsWatch
---(Trudeau-Castro-Reaction) (Audio: 31)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is standing by his statement on the passing of former Cuban president Fidel Castro that some have labelled too generous.Critics were angered over his statement that called Castro "a...
Thirteenth NewsWatch
---(Trudeau-Castro-Reaction)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is responding to the backlash over the statement he issued shortly after learning of the passing of Fidel Castro.The P-M says it's clear the former Cuban president was a dictator.But he says that...
Today in History - Nov. 27
Today in History - Nov. 27--Today in History for Nov. 27In 1095, in France, Pope Urban II solemnly proclaimed the First Crusade at the Council of Clermont. Urban's twin purpose was to relieve the pressure by the Seljuk Turks on the Eastern Roman Empire,...
Today in Music History - Nov. 27
Today in Music History - Nov. 27--Today in Music History for Nov. 27:In 1941, country-pop singer Eddie Rabbitt was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. Rabbitt's big break came in 1971, when Elvis Presley recorded his "Kentucky Rain." It turned out to be Presley's...
Top News Advisory for Sunday, Nov. 27
Top News Advisory Nov. 27--TOP NEWS ADVISORYSunday, Nov. 275 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 as...
Trial to Begin for Woman Who Used Holistic Medicine to Treat Fatally Ill Son
Trial likely to shine light on holistic medicine--CALGARY - Experts say the trial of a woman who turned to holistic medicine before the death of her seven-year-old son is likely to reignite a debate over the use of natural and alternative treatments.Tamara...
Trudeau Faces International Criticism over Statement on Fidel Castro's Death
Trudeau faces criticism over Castro statement--The prime minister is facing criticism at home and abroad for his statement expressing "deep sorrow" about the death of former Cuban president Fidel Castro.Justin Trudeau, who recently returned from a diplomatic...
U Sports Women's Hockey Schedule
U Sports Women's Hockey Schedule--U Sports Women's Hockey Schedule(All Times Local)Sunday's resultsStFX 3 Dalhousie 2St. Thomas 3 Mount Allison 1Ottawa 3 Concordia 2 (OT)Brock 4 Waterloo 1Queen's 3 Toronto 1UOIT 4 Laurentian 3Windsor 8 Western 1Saturday's...
Weekend Grouped Soccer Scores
Weekend Grouped Soccer Scores--English Premier LeagueSunday's resultsStoke City 1 Watford 0Arsenal 3 Bournemouth 1Southampton 1 Everton 0West Ham United 1 Manchester United 1Saturday's resultsManchester City 2 Burnley 1Middlesbrough 2 Leicester City...
WHL Roundup: Max Gerlach's Hat Trick Leads Tigers to 8-2 Rout of Blades
WHL: Gerlach leads Tigers in 8-2 rout of Blades--SASKATOON - Max Gerlach had a natural hat trick to lead the Medicine Hat Tigers to their ninth win in a row, an 8-2 rout of the Saskatoon Blades on Saturday in Western Hockey League action.Chad Butcher...
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