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Articles from December 12, 2016

A Breakdown of the Cost of Child Care in Some of Canada's Biggest Cities
A breakdown of child care fees by city--OTTAWA - How much do you pay in child care fees? Below is a breakdown by age group of monthly median child care fees across all spaces -- regulated or unregulated, in a centre or a home-based daycare -- in some...
Atlantic Audio 1:05 PM AT
Atlantic Audio 1:05 PM AT--AT03 - (Jail-Beatings)UNDATED. x-12s. Statistics gathered from federal prisons and provincial facilities in four provinces show jailhouse assaults -- including one recently captured on publicly released video -- have been rising....
B.C. Enacts Ministerial Order to Create Overdose Prevention Sites
B.C. enacts ministerial order to combat overdoses--VANCOUVER - British Columbia has enacted a ministerial order to support the creation of overdose-prevention sites, a move the province's health minister describes as an "extraordinary measure."Terry...
B-C Update
(BC-Missing-Skiers)Two skiers who were forced to stay overnight on a West Vancouver mountain after being caught in an avalanche have been rescued.North Shore Search and Rescue says the search for the two men had to be called off yesterday due to a high...
Body Shamed, Threatened and Bullied: Finance Minister Exposes Online Abuse
Minister says she was body shamed, bullied--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland and Labrador's finance minister says she has faced body shaming, death threats and suggestions that she kill herself, becoming the latest woman in Canadian politics speaking...
BRITE-Train-Cat
EDMONTON - This is one lucky cat.Canadian National Railway conductor Brad Slater was checking the engines on his train early Sunday in Wainwright, Alberta, when he heard a pathetic cry.He found the cat under the second engine above the wheels on a steel...
Business News Advisory
Business News Advisory--MONDAY, DEC. 12, 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 Asks U.S. Court to Toss Case Alleging It Wrongly Named Woman a Terrorist
Canada wants U.S. court to toss terrorism case--The Canadian government wants a U.S. court to toss out a lawsuit that accuses it of ruining the life of a British Columbia woman, who alleges it knowingly gave false information to the FBI and American...
Canadian Actors Ryan Gosling and Ryan Reynolds Get Golden Globe Nominations
Canadians Gosling and Reynolds get Golden Globe noms--TORONTO - It was a tale of two Ryans during Monday's Golden Globe nominations announcement, with Canadians Ryan Gosling and Ryan Reynolds both making the cut in the same category.Gosling of London,...
Celebrity Birthdays for Dec. 12
Celebrity birthdays for Dec. 12--Celebrity Birthdays for Dec. 12:Former game show host/animal activist Bob Barker is 93.Basketball Hall-of-Famer Bob Pettit is 84. Singer Connie Francis is 79.Larry Mercey, lead singer with the Canadian country music trio...
Changes to Census Would Be Extremely Difficult under New Law, Bains Says
Census changes tough with new law: Bains--OTTAWA - The federal minister in charge of Statistics Canada says newly tabled legislation to give the agency greater independence would make it difficult, but not impossible, for a future government to make...
Child-Care-Fees
OTTAWA - How much do you pay in child care fees? Below is a breakdown by age group of monthly median child care fees across all spaces -- regulated or unregulated, in a centre or a home-based daycare -- in some of Canada's biggest cities, according to...
Cops' Lawyer Fights Suspension amid Fraud and Money-Laundering Charges
Cops' lawyer fights suspension amid charges--TORONTO - A lawyer charged with fraud and money laundering related to dealings he had with top executives of a police union is appealing his suspension.In a notice to the Law Society appeal panel, Andrew McKay...
DeRozan, Ross Combine for 55 Points in Raptors' 122-100 Rout of Bucks
DeRozan scores 30 in Raptors' rout of Bucks--TORONTO - Terrence Ross was feeling a bit sheepish in the Raptors' post-game locker-room.The Toronto guard had scored 25 points and his offensive fourth-quarter onslaught had all but clinched the Raptors their...
Dryness Cancels Climate-Change Warmth That Would Help Boreal Forest Growth:study
Dryness cancels warmth for forest: study--A new study suggests drier weather will likely eliminate any advantage for Canada's boreal forest from higher temperatures caused by climate change.Scientists had predicted that warmer conditions and a higher...
Editorial Exchange: Justin Time to Giftwrap
Editorial Exchange: Justin time to giftwrap--An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle Herald, published Dec. 12:Brokerage politics, brinkmanship and chequebook federalism have all returned to Canadian politics -- just in time for Christmas.At the same...
Editorial Exchange: Liberals Bungling Electoral Reform
Editorial Exchange: Liberals bungling electoral reform--An editorial from the Waterloo Region Record, published Dec. 10:"In future federal elections, should Canadians be allowed to vote online even if they risk electrocuting themselves?"No, that's not...
Editorial Exchange: Putting Viola Desmond on the $10 Bill Is a Powerful Symbol
Editorial Exchange: Putting Viola Desmond on the $10 bill is a powerful symbol--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Dec. 10:If all you knew about Canadian history was gleaned from the faces on the fronts of our banknotes, you would be forgiven...
Editorial Exchange: Stop Me If You've Heard This One
Editorial Exchange: Stop me if you've heard this one--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published Dec. 12:Making jokes about taboo subjects has a long history, and political satirists from Jonathan Swift to today's editorial cartoonists have...
Editorial Exchange: The Loss of a Space Age Hero
Editorial Exchange: The loss of a space age hero--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published Dec. 10:On Thursday, John Glenn died at the age of 95. For baby boomers, Mr. Glenn's first orbit around Earth in 1962 ushered in the age of great possibilities....
Edmonton Conductor Finds Cat Nearly Frozen under Train Engine, Brings Him Home
Finding cat nearly frozen under train a 'miracle'--EDMONTON - This cat may have used up more than one of its nine lives.A Canadian National Railway conductor was checking the engines on his train early Sunday in Wainwright, Alta., when he heard a pathetic...
Energy Board Refuses Auditor's Call to Clarify Global Adjustment on Hydro Bills
OEB won't clarify global adjustment on bills--TORONTO - The Ontario Energy Board is rejecting a call from the province's auditor general to clarify the so-called global adjustment charge on electricity bills.The global adjustment is an extra charge that...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Monday, Dec. 12
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Ex-Liberal Organizer Jacques Corriveau to Appeal Sponsorship Fraud Conviction
Ex-Liberal organizer to appeal fraud conviction--MONTREAL - Convicted ex-Liberal organizer Jacques Corriveau is appealing his fraud conviction related to the federal sponsorship scandal.In a motion filed at the Quebec Court of Appeal earlier this month,...
Federal Government Appoints Three New Bilingual NEB Members,
Liberals revive Energy East with panel picks--OTTAWA - Federal Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr has moved to revive the stalled review of TransCanada's Energy East pipeline by appointing three new, bilingual, temporary members to the National Energy...
Feds Ease Rules on Supervised Drug Injection Sites, Mail Inspections at Border
Feds ease safe injection, inspection rules--OTTAWA - The federal government is adopting a public-health approach to its drug control strategy, Health Minister Jane Philpott said Monday as she unveiled proposed new measures that would open the door to...
Feds Push Back Decision on Proposed Nuclear-Waste Bunker near Lake Huron
Decision on nuclear-waste bunker pushed back--TORONTO - The federal government has punted a decision on whether to allow a proposed underground storage bunker to house nuclear waste near Lake Huron well into next summer.In a notice Monday, cabinet issued...
Finding Art and History among the Malls of Montreal's Underground City
Montreal's underground city more than malls--MONTREAL - A visit to the "underground city" is a top item in any Montreal tourism guide, although asking a resident for directions just might get you the tiniest roll of the eye.That's because to many Montrealers,...
Food Trends for 2017: Filipino Fare, Fancy Mocktails, Vegetable Innovations
Food trends for 2017: Filipino fare, fancy fizzes--TORONTO - Filipino food, fancy fizzes, twists on traditional Jewish mainstays and artisanal jerky are a few trends that foodie insiders are seeing in their culinary crystal balls for 2017.Filipino fare...
Former Labour Activist, Adviser to Manitoba Premier, Charged, Union Says
Union says charge laid against former director--WINNIPEG - A union says one of its former directors who served briefly as a top adviser to a Manitoba premier has been charged with fraud.The United Food and Commercial Workers union says Heather Grant-Jury...
Four Stories in the News Today, Dec. 12
Four stories in the news today, Dec. 12--Four stories in the news for Monday, Dec. 12------NEW STUDY SAYS DAYCARE COSTS FAR OUTPACING INFLATIONThe cost of child care fees in some of Canada's major cities has skyrocketed over the past three years -- rising...
Fourteenth NewsWatch
---(Trump-Keystone XL)Donald Trump is suggesting he'll move sooner rather than later on the Keystone X-L pipeline.The U-S President-elect spoke about it in a lengthy interview with ''Fox News Sunday.''Trump raised the issue himself, saying a decision...
Freedom Road on the Way? Ottawa to Kick in More Cash for Road to Cut-Off Reserve
Ottawa to kick in more cash for reserve road--WINNIPEG - The chief of an isolated reserve struggled to describe his emotions Monday after the federal government said it would spend up to an additional $10 million to make sure an all-weather road gets...
Future NHL Stars Learn Life Lessons at Rookie Orientation Program
NHL's young stars learn life lessons--WINNIPEG - Armed with pens instead of hockey sticks, the NHL's future stars are learning about more than just power plays and puck possession.Over the past couple of summers, many of the league's young players have...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Monday, Dec. 12
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Here Is What's Making News on the Prairies
Here is what's making news on the Prairies--SON DEMANDS CONVICTED KILLER REVEAL LOCATION OF MISSING BODIESAn Alberta man whose parents remain missing six years after they disappeared has made a demand of the man convicted of killing them.Bret McCann...
Jail-Beatings
HALIFAX - Statistics gathered from federal prisons and provincial facilities in four provinces show jailhouse assaults -- including one recently captured on publicly released video -- have been rising.The Office of the Correctional Investigator has...
Lightning's Drafting Prowess on Display as Six Prospects Attend Canada Camp
Six Lightning prospects pack Canada's camp--BOISBRIAND, Que. - If the Tampa Bay Lightning want to check out their top prospects, all they need to do is go to the Canadian national junior team's selection camp.Six Lightning draftees are among the 31 players...
Loonie Gains, TSX Declines amid Soaring Oil Prices; Crude at Highest Level in 2016
Loonie rises, TSX falls amid soaring oil prices--TORONTO - Canada's largest stock market declined Monday while the loonie gained, as oil prices soared to their highest level in nearly a year and a half amid optimism about a surprise weekend deal by non-OPEC...
Lowe's Canada to Convert 40 Rona Big-Box Stores Starting in Early 2017
Lowe's to convert some Rona store banners--BOUCHERVILLE, Que. - Lowe's Canada plans to begin converting 40 big box Rona stores to the Lowe's banner early next year, but says the Rona name isn't going away and vows to expand the brand's presence."Rona...
Media Seek Access to Court Documents in Nova Scotia Teen Intimate Photo Case
Media seek access to sexting-case court docs--HALIFAX - A judge heard arguments Monday about media access to court documents in a Nova Scotia case involving the alleged sharing of intimate images without consent by teenagers.Defence lawyer Joshua Nodelman,...
MLS Teams Roll the Dice with Protected Lists Ahead of Expansion Draft
Teams roll the dice ahead of MLS expansion draft--Montreal Impact captain Patrice Bernier, Toronto FC goalkeeper Clint Irwin and Vancouver striker Giles Barnes were among players left unprotected for Tuesday's MLS expansion draft. Atlanta United, which...
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 (15,287.70, down 24.50 points):Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Oil and gas. Up 61 cents, or 9.50 per cent,...
Movie Chain Donates Old Downtown Theatre Building to Brandon University
Theatre chain donates old building to BU--BRANDON, Man. - Landmark Cinemas has essentially donated an old downtown movie theatre and the property it sits on to Brandon University.The purchase price for the deal to take over the former Strand Theatre...
National Audio 10:15 AM ET
National Audio 10:15 AM ET--NAT023 - (Business-Minute) UNDATED. x-68s. (Karen Rebot (REE'-boh)) The Canadian Press Business Minute. (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)--NAT024 - (Netanyahu-Trump) JERUSALEM. x-15s. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says...
National Audio 10:25 AM ET
National Audio 10:25 AM ET--NAT028 - (US-Mosque-Hate-Crime) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) SIMI VALLEY, Calif. x-10s. A man was arrested for stabbing a worshiper leaving a mosque in Simi Valley, California. Twenty-nine-year old John Matteson faces hate crimes...
National Audio 10:35 AM ET
National Audio 10:35 AM ET--NAT040 - (ENT-TV-SNL) (FOR PRODUCTION) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NEW YORK. x-25s. "Saturday Night Live's" opening sketch featured Jake Tapper interviewing Donald Trump's senior adviser Kellyanne Conway -- played by S-N-L cast members...
National Audio 11:15 AM ET
National Audio 11:15 AM ET--NAT047 - (US-Trump-China) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-32s. (Dave Packer) China is responding to U-S President-elect Donald Trump remarks on relations between the two countries. (WA) (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT048 - (US-Trump-China)...
National Audio 12:45 PM ET
National Audio 12:45 PM ET--NAT057 - (US-Trump-Russia) WASHINGTON. x-32s. (Jerry Bodlander) The top U-S Republican in the Senate says there needs to be an investigation into possible Russian interference in the election. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT058...
National Audio 1:25 PM ET
National Audio 1:25 PM ET--NAT065 - (No-Water-Reserve-Road) WINNIPEG. x-09s. The final hurdle appears to have been cleared for construction of an all-weather road to an isolated reserve near the Ontario-Manitoba boundary. The federal government has agreed...
National Audio 2:05 PM ET
National Audio 2:05 PM ET--NAT071 - (UN-United-Nations-Secretary-General) NEW YORK. x-34s. (Warren Levinson) The United Nations has installed Antonio Guterres (goo-TEHR'-esh) as its new Secretary-General. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT072 - (CRIME-Travis-Vader)...
National Audio 2:35 AM ET
National Audio 2:35 AM ET--NAT001 - (Indigenous-Sentencing) TORONTO. x-28s. (Steve Fairbairn) A study done for the federal government suggests that a separate system for sentencing aboriginal offenders might reduce the disproportionate number of indigenous...
N.B. Firefighters Rescue Moose from Icy River: 'She Was Kind of Slippery'
N.B. firefighters rescue moose from icy river--SHEDIAC, N.B. - A 225-kilogram female moose was trapped in an icy river for hours on the weekend before axe-wielding New Brunswick firefighters were able to rescue it.The Shediac fire department got a call...
NHL Takeaways: Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid in Tight Battle
Takeaways: A weekly spin around the NHL--Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid are duking it out for NHL supremacy.The race, which will likely include the Art Ross and Hart trophies by season's end, is too close to call, even if it likely favours the Pittsburgh...
Nineteenth Newswatch
---(Safe-Injection-Sites) (Audio: P09)The Trudeau government has announced a new drug and substance strategy.Health Minister Jane Philpott says swift action is needed to address the opioid crisis and save lives.She says the legislation puts a renewed...
Ninth NewsWatch
---(Jail-Beatings)The last decade has seen a steady surge in prison beatings according to statistics from Correctional Services Canada.Ivan Zinger, director of the federal Correctional Investigator's office, points to an increase in annual inmate-on-inmate...
No Snow Warnings but Warming Weather Could Be Another Problem in Metro Vancouver
No more snow for now in southern B.C.--VANCOUVER - A chilly, snow-filled week has caused troubles for residents of southern British Columbia and the wintry weather isn't over yet.Some people woke to fresh flakes Monday, although snowfall warnings in...
Notley Defends Human Services Minister amid Renewed Calls for His Resignation
Notley defends minister in child-care death--EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has rebuffed calls to fire her human services minister, and instead is accusing the opposition of crass grandstanding in the death of a four-year-old girl."(Irfan Sabir)...
Nova Scotia's Annual Christmas Tree Gift Ends Up on Prominent Paper's Front Page
Story of N.S. tree for Boston gets attention--HALIFAX - An apparent debate over the cost of Nova Scotia's annual Christmas tree gift to Boston has made it to the front page of one of the most-read papers in the United States.The tale of the towering...
N.S. Jet Crash Lawsuit: Transport Canada Challenging Class Action Certification
Transport Canada challenging class action--HALIFAX - The certification of a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of passengers aboard an Air Canada jet that crashed at the Halifax airport in 2015 was challenged in court Monday by federal lawyers.The...
Oil Production Pledges Prompt Optimism That Canadian Oilpatch Will Grow Again
Oil cuts spur optimism in Canadian oilpatch--CALGARY - A dramatic jump in oil prices linked to the promise of lower global production is fuelling hope that the Canadian oil sector may soon recover from a two-year economic slump.Observers say they are...
Ontario Update
---(Amber-Alert-Girl-Found)A nine-year-old Ontario girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert early this month has been found safe in Hamilton.Niagara Regional police say they found the girl and her mother this morning.The girl has been returned to her...
Parliamentary Budget Office Digging into Super Hornet Fighter Jet Costs
PBO digging into Super Hornet costs--OTTAWA - Six years after ripping into the Conservative government's cost estimates for F-35 stealth fighters, Parliament's budgetary watchdog says it is digging into the "interim" Liberal plan to purchase Super Hornet...
Patrik Laine Scores Winner - for the Oilers - in Jets' 3-2 Loss to Edmonton
Laine scores game-winner -- for the Oilers--EDMONTON - Patrik Laine has scored a lot of big goals in his rookie season with the Winnipeg Jets. Unfortunately, he scored a big goal for the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday.Laine accidentally rifled the puck into...
PM Admits He's Lobbied at Liberal Fundraisers but Says No Impact on Decisions
PM admits he gets lobbied by donors--OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau admitted Monday that he gets lobbied on government business when he's the featured draw at Liberal party fundraisers.But the prime minister insisted he doesn't let donors influence him on government...
Police in Hazmat Suits Remove Fentanyl after Unresponsive Man Found in Home
Police respond to fentanyl with hazmat suits--HALIFAX - Police officers are donning hazmat suits as they respond to Halifax crime scenes where deadly opioids are suspected, in what's described as an early sign of fentanyl's spread into the city, Halifax's...
Prairie Update
(CRIME-Travis-Vader) (Alta Note)An Alberta man whose parents remain missing six years after they disappeared has made a demand of the man convicted of killing them.Bret McCann -- speaking after the first day of Travis Vader's sentencing hearing -- said...
Prep-Business Report
---(Markets)Oil prices have soared following a weekend agreement to cut back production by 11 non-OPEC countries.January crude oil contracts were at US$53.63 per barrel as North American stock markets opened -- up $2.13 from late Friday.Earlier, they...
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...
Q&A: 'Moonlight' Director Barry Jenkins Basking in Glow of Golden Globes Nods
Q&A: 'Moonlight' director on Golden Globes nods--TORONTO - "Moonlight" director Barry Jenkins was basking in the glow of Golden Globes acclaim on Monday after receiving screenplay and directing nominations for his powerful coming-of-age tale of a...
Ryan Spooner Scores in Overtime, Boston Beats Montreal 2-1
Spooner, Bruins edge Canadiens 2-1 in OT--MONTREAL - The Canadiens and Bruins added to their rivalry on Monday night.In what quickly became an old-school style contest between long-time divisional opponents, Boston ultimately got the better of Montreal...
SaskTel Says It Has Plans to Deal with Risks Posed by Bell Takeover of MTS
SaskTel says it has plans to deal with risks--REGINA - Saskatchewan's provincially owned telecommunications company says it has strategies to address the risk posed by Bell Media's proposed takeover of Manitoba Telecom Services.SaskTel says the $3.9...
Second Polar Bear Orphan at Winnipeg Zoo; Late Freeze-Up Causing Problems
Second polar bear orphan at Winnipeg zoo--WINNIPEG - The Assiniboine Park Zoo in Winnipeg has taken in a second orphaned polar bear cub that was seen wandering alone in the Churchill area.Another orphan was flown to the zoo's polar bear conservancy centre...
Settlement Reached in Rights Case between University, Victim of Sexual Assault
Settlement reached in Mandi Gray HRTO case--TORONTO - A human rights case between an Ontario university and a sexually assaulted student has been settled, with the Toronto-area institution promising Monday to provide specialized counselling to those...
Site C Dam Project Forces Expropriation of B.C. Farm Family This Spring
Site C dam forces farm family to move--VICTORIA - A farmer in northeast British Columbia is still hopeful that he'll get to stay in his home, despite an announcement by BC Hydro that the company plans to seize the property to make way for a controversial...
Sixth NewsWatch
---(Child-Care)A new study finds the cost of child care has increased by more than twice the rate of inflation over the last three years.The study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says the average monthly cost for full-time child care has...
Skiers Caught in Avalanche on B.C. Mountain Rescued after 21-Hour Ordeal
After 21 hours, skiers caught in avalanche rescued--VANCOUVER - Two skiers who were caught in an avalanche on a West Vancouver mountain were rescued Monday after a frigid overnight stay.North Shore Search and Rescue said a helicopter flew to Cypress...
Some Recent Prison Beatings in Canada
Some recent prison beatings in Canada--Here are some examples of recent beatings in Canadian jails:Sept. 9, 2016 -- Alvin Clifford Chiniquay, 40, beaten at Calgary Remand Centre, dies later in hospital. Thirty-two-year old inmate charged with first-degree...
Son Asks Convicted Killer: 'Travis Vader, Where Are the Bodies of My Parents?'
Son asks convicted killer for bodies of parents--EDMONTON - Married for 57 years, they were kindred spirits and called each other darling.Lyle McCann, 78, was known for his patience, a retired long-haul trucker who liked to play cribbage and watch curling...
SportsCall Audio 2:50 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 2:50 AM ET--NAT022 - (SPORTS-FBN: Buccaneers 16 Saints 11) TAMPA, Fla. x-15s. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers won their fifth in a row, taking down the Saints 16-11 to stay in the thick of the N-F-C playoff picture. Saints Q-B Drew Brees says...
SportsCall Audio 4:20 PM ET
SportsCall Audio 4:20 PM ET--NAT081 - (SPORTS-FBO-CFL-McKnight-Killed) REGINA. x-14s. Funeral services for Saskatchewan Roughriders running back Joe McKnight were held this morning in New Orleans with a handful of players in attendance along with head...
Steel Scores Twice as Canadian Juniors Defeat U Sports 5-3 in Exhibition Play
Steel scores two as Canada tops U Sports 5-3--BOISBRIAND, Que. - Sam Steel made a solid first impression with a pair of goals in his first game at the Canadian junior team selection camp.The Regina Pats winger got put on an offensive line with Mathew...
Sudden Spike in Prison Violence 'A Problem Right across the Country'
Sudden spike in violence for Canadian prisons--HALIFAX - It's 26 seconds of brutality -- and lays bare the emerging reality of a growing number of beatings in Canada's jails.Inmate Dwayne Wright, watching television with his feet up, is suddenly sucker-punched...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Tuesday, Dec. 13
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Dec. 13--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Dec. 13 as of 10:20 p.m. ET: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times...
Thirteenth NewsWatch
---(CRIME-Travis-Vader) (Audio: 74)As he awaits the sentencing of his parents' killer, the son of an Alberta couple whose bodies have never been found has spoken about a horrifying recurring nightmare.Bret McCann says it involves Travis Vader making...
Today in History - Dec. 12
Today in History - Dec. 12--Today in History for Dec. 12:In 1783, New Brunswick's first newspaper, the "Royal Saint John Gazette and Nova Scotian Intelligencer," was published.In 1787, Pennsylvania became the second U.S. state.In 1870, Joseph H. Rainey...
Today in Music History - Dec. 12
Today in Music History - Dec. 12--Today in Music History for Dec. 12:In 1792, 22-year-old Ludwig van Beethoven paid the equivalent of 19 cents for his first lesson in music composition from Franz Joseph Haydn in Vienna. Beethoven is viewed as one of...
Toronto Film Critics Association Honours 'Moonlight,' 'Toni Erdmann,' and Others
Toronto film critics honour 'Moonlight'--TORONTO - The Toronto Film Critics Association has named "Moonlight" best picture of the year and has also announced nominees for its upcoming $100,000 Canadian film prize."Moonlight," a coming-of-age story by...
Twelfth NewsWatch
---(Trudeau-Trump) (Audio: P02)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told reporters at his year-end news conference today that the welcome mat is out for Donald Trump.He says he's reminded Trump that it's tradition for the incoming U-S president to make Canada...
Watchdog Clears Ontario Cop Who Claimed He 'Murdered' 2 People, Finds Him Unwell
Cop who claimed he 'murdered' two men cleared--TORONTO - An Ontario police officer who claimed he "murdered" two people in separate encounters was cleared of any wrongdoing on Monday, after the province's police watchdog found he had been in a state...
What's Making News in British Columbia
What's making news in British Columbia--MORE SNOW, COLD WEATHER TO COME: METEOROLOGISTAn Environment Canada meteorologist says the wintry weather is not over yet in snow-covered B.C., with cooler temperatures expected this week.Matt MacDonald said temperatures...
Winnipeg Homeless Shelter Asks for Government Money to Increase Beds
Winnipeg homeless shelter asks for help--WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg shelter running low on space in the midst of a cold snap has called on all three levels of government for help.Siloam Mission has 110 beds in its emergency shelter but turned away nearly...
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