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Articles from January 16, 2017

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After Whirlwind Season, Hearn and DeLaet Hope for a Straightforward 2017
DeLaet, Hearn looking forward to calmer 2017--After a whirlwind 2016 that included a trip to the Rio Olympics, Canadian golfers David Hearn and Graham DeLaet are looking forward to a more straightforward year on the PGA Tour.Both Hearn, 37, and DeLaet,...
A Timeline of the Case of Candace Derksen, Winnipeg Teen Found Dead in 1984
A timeline of the Candace Derksen case--WINNIPEG - Mark Grant is on trial for the second time in the killing of 13-year-old Winnipeg teen Candace Derksen in 1984. Here is a timeline of the decades-long case:Nov. 30, 1984: Candace disappears on her way...
--Atlantic Update-
---(Police-Shooting-Inquiry)A key witness is to begin three days of testimony today at the inquiry into the fatal police shooting of a Newfoundland man in his home in April 2015.Constable Joe Smyth of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary told a police...
--Atlantic Update-
---(ATL-Trudeau)Justin Trudeau will be taking questions from Atlantic Canadians at a town hall in Halifax today.The Nova Scotia capital will be the prime minister's first East Coast stop on his so-called 'listening tour.'Trudeau is scheduled to head...
B.C. Housing Minister Says First-Time Home Buyer Program Attracting Applicants
B.C.'s first-time home buyer loan program launches--VANCOUVER - British Columbia's housing minister says a program to help first-time homebuyers received applications within hours of launching.Rich Coleman said that within six hours of the provincial...
--B-C Update-
(WEATHER-Winter-Vcr)Old man winter may finally be releasing his icy group on B-C's south coast.Environment Canada is forecasting an end to the latest bout of cold weather as mild temperatures and rain are expected to settle in this morning.Since early...
Blue Jay Josh Donaldson Dons Extensions, Adopts a New Accent for 'Vikings'
Blue Jay Josh Donaldson on his 'Vikings' role--TORONTO - With his warrior-like hairdo and passion for history and "Vikings," Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson was a natural fit to appear on the History series.But the two-time All-Star says...
Burns' Big Season; Staal, Maroon and Gagner Producing at Bargain Price
Takeaways: A weekly spin around the NHL--When the San Jose Sharks traded for former Minnesota Wild first-round pick Brent Burns, they believed they were getting a difference-maker on the back-end.But even the Sharks probably couldn't have anticipated...
Calgary Dad Disappointed in Sentences Given to 3 Who Killed His Son
3 sentenced in swarming death of Calgary teen--CALGARY - The father of an 18-year-old man who was killed by a group of people in 2013 is unhappy with the sentencing of the three men convicted in the case.Lukas Strasser-Hird was beaten, kicked and stabbed...
Canada's Party for Trump: Poutine, Salmon, and a Reduced Bill for Taxpayers
Canadian embassy throws US inauguration party--WASHINGTON - As the Canadian government prepares its quadrennial U.S. presidential inauguration bash at its embassy on Pennsylvania Avenue, this year's menu plans include poutine, salmon, beef, tourtiere...
Canadian Filmmakers Choose Potential Candidates for New Heritage Minutes
Filmmakers share their Heritage Minutes picks--Organizers behind Canada's Heritage Minutes are asking filmmakers to draft up their best proposals for new additions to the series on key moments or figures in the country's history.Historica Canada says...
Canadian Filmmakers Consider How to Make Heritage Minutes Fresh Again
Heritage Minutes makers encourage a refresh--TORONTO - Kari Skogland thinks it's about time that filmmakers push the boundaries on Canada's Heritage Minutes.After directing two early instalments in the series of bite-sized historic moments, the Ottawa-born...
Canadian Midfielder Bernier Signs Final One-Year Contract with Impact
Bernier signs for one last Impact season--MONTREAL - Patrice Bernier's pro soccer career started with the Montreal Impact in 2000 and it will end with the same club after the 2017 season.The native of Brossard, Que., a young star in the defunct A-League...
Celebrity Birthdays for Jan. 16
Celebrity birthdays for Jan. 16--Celebrity Birthdays for Jan. 16:Author William Kennedy is 89.Author-editor Norman Podhoretz is 87.Opera singer Marilyn Horne is 83.Hall of Fame auto racer A.J. Foyt is 82. Singer Barbara Lynn is 75.Country singer Ronnie...
Chiefs' Playoff Loss Tough for Canadian Duvernay-Tardif to Accept
Chiefs' loss tough for Canadian to accept--It's an ending Laurent Duvernay-Tardif didn't see coming and will need time to accept.The NFL season came to a bitter close for Kansas City's Canadian offensive lineman Sunday night with Pittsburgh's 18-16 road...
Companies Increasing Energy Storage Developments as Renewables Grow
Energy storage expanding along with renewables--CALGARY - The rise of renewable power has created a need for energy storage that companies are fulfilling with underwater balloons, multi-tonne flywheels and decades-old designs."Where renewables go, storage...
Dominant Third Quarter Lifts Toronto Raptors to 116-101 Win over Knicks
Toronto Raptors throttle Knicks 116-101--TORONTO - Late in the third quarter Sunday afternoon, Kyle Lowry threw his arms in the air gesturing the Air Canada Centre crowd to stand up and cheer.The fans needed little prodding.Lowry had just fed DeMar DeRozan...
Editorial Exchange: Obama Out
Editorial Exchange: Obama out--An editorial from the Amherst News, published Jan. 13:Many Canadians watched with admiration and perhaps some regret this week as U.S. President Barack Obama delivered his farewell speech to his nation.He was eloquent,...
Editorial Exchange: On Tour, Justin Trudeau Makes a Welcome Promise on Tax
Editorial Exchange: On tour, Justin Trudeau makes a welcome promise on tax--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Jan. 15:It's hard not to approach Justin Trudeau's westward road show with a touch of cynicism. In the wake of the prime minister's...
Editorial Exchange: Stop the Tragic Suicides on Reserves
Editorial Exchange: Stop the tragic suicides on reserves--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Jan. 16:The news that two 12-year-old girls took their own lives on the northern Ontario First Nations reserve of Wapekeka last week is heartbreaking....
Editorial Exchange: Veterans Need Help with PTSD
Editorial Exchange: Veterans need help with PTSD--An editorial from the Waterloo Region Record, published Jan. 16:War is a dirty business. Spend enough time there, and its fear and brutality will stain you, long after you get out.The dreadful murder-suicides...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Mexico-Nightclub-Shooting) (Audio: 110)Authorities in Mexico say two Canadians are dead and two others wounded after a shooting at the crowded beachfront Blue Parrot nightclub in Playa del Carmen.Global Affairs Canada has confirmed one Canadian fatality.Consular...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-Ethics)Justin Trudeau is now the first sitting Canadian prime minister to be investigated by the federal ethics commissioner.Mary Dawson is launching an investigation into Trudeau's use of a private helicopter to reach a private island in...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Mexico-Shooting)Global Affairs Canada is confirming at least one Canadian died and two were injured in a shooting at a nightclub in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.Officials say they are working to verify a report that a second Canadian was killed.Earlier...
'Empowered' Rookies Driving Maple Leafs; Franchise Records Likely to Fall
'Empowered' rookies driving Maple Leafs--TORONTO - When Mike Babcock first pondered his potential lineup for the 2016-17 season, he was uncertain whether the Maple Leafs could dress so many rookies and still find success."For me to be able to tell you...
Ethics Watchdog to Investigate PM's Use of Aga Khan's Private Helicopter
Ethics watchdog looking into Trudeau vacation--OTTAWA - Canada's ethics watchdog plans to take a closer look at Justin Trudeau's recent family holiday at the Aga Khan's private island in the Bahamas, fanning the flames of a controversy the government...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(LT-Mexico-Shooting) (Audio: 119)Friends say a Hamilton man was among five people killed in a shooting at an electronic music festival in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.Toronto corporate event promoter Neil Forester says 49-year-old Kirk Wilson worked wherever...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(Wealth-Inequality-Cda)(Audio:115)A new wage-gap analysis by international aid group Oxfam underscores the stark gulf between the super-rich and everyone else.Presenting the data ahead of the annual gathering of the world's political and business...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Kyrgyzstan-Plane-Crash)The government in Kyrgyzstan (KEER'-gih-stan) says a cargo plane has crashed in a residential area just outside the main airport in the Central Asian country, killing at least 37 people.The Turkish airline Boeing 747 crash-landed...
Five Stories in the News Today, Jan. 16
Five stories in the news today, Jan. 16--Five stories in the news for Monday, Jan. 16------TRIAL BEGINS TODAY FOR MAN CHARGED IN DEATHS OF THREE PEOPLE:A man facing first degree murder charges in the disappearance of an Alberta couple and their grandson...
Former Finance Minister Joe Oliver Loses Bid to Become Ontario PC Candidate
Joe Oliver fails to become PC candidate--TORONTO - Former federal finance minister Joe Oliver has lost his bid to become a Progressive Conservative candidate in the next Ontario election -- one of several former Tory MPs to be passed over by local party...
Former Halifax Professor Sues over Explicit Photo Posted to Twitter
Former prof sues over nude photo posted to Twitter--HALIFAX - A former Halifax professor who resigned after saying he had a sexual relationship with a student has filed a lawsuit over a nude photo of his genitals that was posted to Twitter.Michael Kydd...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Trump-Russia)The head of the House of Commons foreign affairs committee says Canada will have to contribute more to NATO if the U-S follows through on president-elect Donald Trump's musings on withdrawing from the alliance.Liberal M-P Bob Nault...
Get Inspired in Nashville, a City Full of Old Tradition and New Flair
Nashville walks the line between tradition, trend--NASHVILLE - One of the first things you notice when you get to Nashville is that the city isn't exactly what you expected.Sure, cowboy boot stores dot the streets and country music blares from all directions....
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Monday, Jan. 16
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...
Home Sales Won't Be as Big an Economic Boost This Year, CREA Says
Home sales won't be a boost like last year: CREA--TORONTO - Home sales, one of the pillars of the economy last year, are not going to be as big of a driver this year as the effect of new federal mortgage measures fully kicks in, the Canadian Real Estate...
'I Felt Exposed,' Alleged Victim Tells Former Medic's Court Martial Hearing
'I felt exposed,' court martial hears--GATINEAU, Que. - Two women accusing a former military medic of breach of trust told a military tribunal Monday they thought they were being seen by a doctor when he allegedly told them he needed to examine their...
IMF Expects Canadian Economic Growth to Pick Up from Pace Set in 2016
IMF expects Canadian growth to pick up--TORONTO - Canada is headed for stronger economic growth in 2017 and 2018 than last year, but it's too soon to predict how the Donald Trump administration will affect the global economy, according to an International...
Killing Great Uncle after Assault Draws Prison Sentence for Saskatchewan Woman
Woman imprisoned for stabbing uncle--MELFORT, Sask. - A Saskatchewan woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for the fatal stabbing of her 70-year-old great uncle.Candace Gail Moostoos of Melfort was convicted by a jury last October of manslaughter...
National Audio 2:35 AM ET
National Audio 2:35 AM ET--NAT001 - (CRTC-911) OTTAWA. x-36s. (Terry Pedwell) Advocates of next-generation 9-1-1 service say it's going to take a lot more than new regulations to allow Canadians to send life-and-death text and video messages to emergency...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT007 - (CRIME-Grant-Retrial) WINNIPEG. x-09s. The family of a Winnipeg girl who was killed 32 years ago is preparing once again to go through the emotions of a murder trial. Candace Derksen's body was found frozen in a storage...
National Audio 4:05 AM ET
National Audio 4:05 AM ET--NAT026 - (US-Obama-60-Minutes) WASHINGTON. x-05s. In his final interview on "60 Minutes" as commander in chief, U-S President Barack Obama says Americans should not underestimate President-elect Donald Trump. ("..the United...
National Audio 4:35 AM ET
National Audio 4:35 AM ET--NAT033 - (ENT-Box-Office) UNDATED. x-31s. (Jamie Friar) There's nothing "hidden" about this weekend's number-one movie at the North American box office. (opens with and contains sound) (SOURCE:The Associated Press) --NAT034...
National Audio 4:45 PM ET
National Audio 4:45 PM ET--NAT119 - (LT-Mexico-Shooting) TORONTO. x-08s. Friends say a Hamilton man was among five people killed in a shooting at an electronic music festival in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Toronto corporate event promoter Neil Forester...
National Audio 5:05 AM ET
National Audio 5:05 AM ET--NAT040 - (US-Health-Care-Rallies) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-20s. Rallies took place around the United States yesterday in support of the Affordable Care Act. A-B-C's Richard Cantu has more. ("..are going smoothly.") (SOURCE:ABC)...
National Audio 5:45 AM ET
National Audio 5:45 AM ET--NAT048 - (US-Stolen-Infant-Found) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-06s. The person she called 'Dad' for 18 years isn't her biological dad. A young South Carolina woman is adjusting to her new reality after learning she was kidnapped...
National Audio 6:05 PM ET
National Audio 6:05 PM ET--NAT125 - (Police-Shooting-Inquiry) ST. JOHN'S, N.L. x-17s. The Newfoundland police officer who shot and killed Don Dunphy at his home on Easter Sunday 2015 says he did a "cursory background check" to assess any potential risk...
National Audio 6:15 AM ET
National Audio 6:15 AM ET--NAT054 - (US-Trump-MLK) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-26s. (Alex Mallin) More than 20 Democratic lawmakers say they will be skipping Friday's inauguration. This comes after U-S President-elect Donald Trump insulted civil-rights...
National Audio 8:55 PM ET
National Audio 8:55 PM ET--NAT143 - (US-King-Day-Celebrations) NEW YORK. x-36s. (Julie Walker) Across the U-S people are volunteering in honour of Martin Luther King Junior, who famously said, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is: What are...
National Audio 9:15 AM ET
National Audio 9:15 AM ET--NAT076 - (SKorea-Samsung) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) SEOUL. x-27s. (Joohee Cho) After the impeachment of South Korea's president, prosecutors are now calling for the arrest of the heir to Samsung Electronics. (SOURCE: ABC)--NAT077...
NATO without U.S. Means Canada Will Have to Do More, Says Committee Chair
NATO without U.S. means Canada to do more: MP--OTTAWA - Canada will have to contribute more to NATO if the U.S. follows through on president-elect Donald Trump's musings on withdrawing from the alliance, says the head of the House of Commons foreign...
New Brunswick University Establishes Cybersecurity 'Hub' with New Institute
N.B. university opens cybersecurity institute--FREDERICTON - The University of New Brunswick opened a new cybersecurity institute Monday in hopes of establishing an educational hub for one of the most pressing issues in the information age.University...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-Tour) (Audio: 141)The latest stop on the prime minister's tour took him to a large town hall gathering in Nova Scotia.Justin Trudeau fielded questions from an audience of about three-thousand people at the Dartmouth Sportsplex in Halifax.The...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Mexico-Shooting)Mexican authorities say two Canadians are among the five people killed following an early morning shooting at an electronic music festival in Playa del Carmen.The attorney general of Quintana Roo state says several of the dead appear...
NWT, Nunavut and Yukon Reach Health-Care Funding Deal with Federal Government
Territories make health deals with Ottawa--OTTAWA - The federal government says it has reached a health-care funding agreement with the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.It says the three territorial governments agreed Monday to new targeted federal...
Ontario Audio 12:25 PM ET
Ontario Audio 12:25 PM ET--R03 - (Sergeant-At-Arms)TORONTO. x-11s. Jackie Gordon, a former police officer, has been named the Ontario legislature's new sergeant-at-arms -- the first woman to hold the job. Gordon spent 34 years with the Halton Regional...
Ontario Legislature Gets First Female Sergeant-at-Arms
Ontario names first female sergeant-at-arms--TORONTO - Jackie Gordon, a former police officer, has been named the Ontario legislature's new sergeant-at-arms -- the first woman to hold the job.Gordon spent 34 years with the Halton Regional Police Service,...
--Ontario Update-
---(Drunk-Driving-Sentencing)Experts are questioning whether a recent trend towards stiffer sentences for those who kill someone while drinking and driving are doing much to solve the problem.Last week, an Ontario judge acknowledged that recent high-profile...
--Ontario Update --
---(Speeding-Scofflaws)People who haven't paid fines for driving-based offences will start feeling extra pressure soon, as the province gives municipalities the power to deny them licence plates.The Liberal government is set to enact changes in May that...
--Ontario Update --
(Sergeant-At-Arms)For the first time, a woman has been appointed sergeant-at-arms for the Ontario legislature.Jackie Gordon is a former police officer who spent 34 years with the Halton Regional Police Service -- the last 12 with the rank of inspector.Gordon...
Police Need Training, New Technology, Not Just 911 Regulations: Advocates
Next-gen 911: CRTC braces for emergency video--OTTAWA - It's going to take a lot more than new regulations to allow all Canadians to send urgent, life-and-death text and video messages to emergency call centres, say advocates of so-called next-generation...
Police Officer Who Shot Newfoundland Man in His Home Begins Testimony at Inquiry
Officer who killed N.L. man begins testifying--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The Newfoundland police officer who killed Don Dunphy in 2015 says the day before he went to Dunphy's home alone he spent an hour going through a year of his frequent Twitter commentary.Const....
'Pools of Blood:' Calgary Triple-Murder Trial Hears from Dead Boy's Mother
Couple, grandson killed, burned in rural area: Crown--CALGARY - The mother of a five-year-old boy testified Monday that she found blood everywhere -- but no bodies -- when she arrived at her parents' home to pick up her son after a sleepover."I saw pools...
Prairie Audio 3:50 PM MT
Prairie Audio 3:50 PM MT----PR07 - (Lethbridge-Prof-Suspended)LETHBRIDGE, Alta. x-13s. The University of Lethbridge says it is lodging a complaint with the Alberta Human Rights Commission about a longtime professor accused of espousing anti-Semitic views....
--Prairie Update-
(CRIME-Grant-Retrial)A new trial starts today for a man whose second-degree murder conviction of a Manitoba girl was overturned.Mark Edward Grant was found guilty in 2011 in Candace Derksen's death, but the Manitoba Court of Appeal overturned the verdict...
--Prairie Update-
---(CRIME-Missing-Grandparents)Jurors at the Calgary murder trial of a man charged in disappearance of a couple and their grandson two and a-half years ago have been told to forget anything they've heard or read about the case.The judge issued instructions...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
(Olymel-Ribs-Recall)The U-S Department of Agriculture says Canadian-based pork producer Olymel has recalled over 11-hundred pounds of pork ribs because they were repacked and distributed without federal inspection.The department says its Food Safety...
Prep-Entertainment Report
---BOX OFFICE NEW YORK (AP) _ The movie "Hidden Figures" shows no sign of falling out of orbit, soaring to a second straight week at the top of the box office list. The NASA drama about the African-American mathematicians who helped the U-S win the space...
Prep-Music-Report
---TOBY KEITH INAUGURAL BALL NEW YORK (AP) _ Toby Keith's response to critics of his decision to perform at U-S President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: deal with it. Keith says in a statement to Entertainment Weekly magazine, "I don't apologize...
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...
Probe Finds Police Officers Did Nothing Wrong in Arrest Where Suspect Hurt
Probe says police did nothing wrong in arrest--WINNIPEG - An investigation has found there are no grounds for charges against Winnipeg police after a suspect resisting arrest in a break-and-enter ended up in the hospital with a serious liver injury.The...
RCMP Say Someone Did $500K Damage to a Pipeline in Northwestern Alberta
Pipeline vandalized, no spill or arrest: RCMP--HYTHE, Alta. - Mounties are investigating after a pipeline in northwestern Alberta was vandalized, causing more than $500,000 damage.Const. Michelle Mosher says an employee with a construction crew reported...
Researcher Identifies Overlooked P.E.I. Artist in 'Feminist Victory'
Researcher uncovers overlooked woman artist--CHARLOTTETOWN - For decades, her creations have been wrongly attributed to men -- but after a two-year investigation of her work, the daughter of a former Prince Edward Island lieutenant governor is finally...
Schoolmate Testifies at Winnipeg Murder Trial about Last Day Girl Was Seen Alive
Trial hears of girl's last day before vanishing--WINNIPEG - One of the last people to see 13-year-old Candace Derksen alive testified Monday that he had a crush on the girl, jokingly threw snow in her face and briefly saw her walk away from her school.It...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(Wealth-Inequality-Cda)International aid group Oxfam says the two richest Canadians have the same amount of wealth as the poorest 30 per cent of the country combined.The report says the wealth of billionaire businessmen David Thomson and Galen Weston...
Senators Believe Big Second Half Will Land Them NHL Playoff Spot
Sens on cusp of playoff spot after 41 games--OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators aren't in a playoff spot at the halfway mark of the season, but considering the challenges they've faced through the first 41 games of the year they feel pretty good that won't...
Senior Who Killed Fellow Nursing Home Resident Sentenced to Life in Prison
Toronto senior sentenced to life for nursing home death--TORONTO - A Toronto senior who used his cane to kill a fellow long-term care home resident more than three years ago has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 10 years.Peter...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(VCDS-Removed)The federal Conservatives are calling for answers in the wake of vice chief of defence staff Mark Norman's sudden dismissal from his post.In a tersely worded letter dated January 13th -- and only made public today -- defence chief General...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-Ethics)Federal ethics commissioner Mary Dawson is concerned Prime Minister Justin Trudeau may have violated multiple sections of the ethics code when he used a private helicopter during his winter vacation.Dawson has now opened a formal investigation.Trudeau...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(VCDS-Removed)The federal Conservatives say Canadians deserve to know more about why vice chief of defence staff Mark Norman has been abruptly relieved of his duties.Norman was stripped of his responsibilities by his boss, defence chief General Jonathan...
SportsCall Audio 10:10 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 10:10 AM ET--NAT084 - (SPORTS-TEN-Australian Open-Day 1) MELBOURNE, Australia. x-09s. The first day of play at the Australian Open is over. Venus Williams overcame 48 unforced errors to beat Kateryna Kozlova for the second consecutive...
SportsCall Audio 2:40 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 2:40 AM ET--NAT017 - (SPORTS-HKN: Wild 3 Blackhawks 2) CHICAGO. x-12s. Minnesota edged Chicago 3-2 to take over first place in the N-H-L Western Conference with their 17th win in 19 games. Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane says it's...
SportsCall Audio 2:50 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 2:50 AM ET--NAT024 - (SPORTS-FBN: Packers 34 Cowboys 31) ARLINGTON, Texas. x-11s. A field goal on the final play lifted Green Bay over Dallas 34-31 and into the N-F-C championship game. Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott says Dallas made...
SportsCall Audio 5:10 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 5:10 AM ET--NAT047 - (SPORTS-FBN: Steelers 18 Chiefs 16) KANSAS CITY, Mo. x-12s. The Steelers have advanced to the A-F-C title game in New England. Chris Boswell set an N-F-L record with six field goals as Pittsburgh topped the Chiefs...
Support Unit for Ill, Injured Military Personnel Short Dozens of Staff
Military support unit short dozens of staff--OTTAWA - Dozens of positions at the military's oft-criticized support unit for ill and injured service members, including those suffering from post traumatic stress disorder and other psychological injuries,...
Supremacist Group Distributes Racist Pamphlets for U.S. King Jr. Holiday
Police in Abbotsford, B.C., probe KKK pamphlets--ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - Police in Abbotsford, B.C., aren't sure if they're dealing with a growing white supremacist problem or if a few "small-minded" people are behind the distribution of a pamphlet disparaging...
Team North America Captures Fifth Straight Continental Cup
Team North America wins Continental Cup--LAS VEGAS - It's been quite some time since Team North America felt defeat.Team North America stretched its victory streak against Team World to five straight years by capturing the 2017 Continental Cup on Sunday.A...
--Tenth NewsWatch-
---(Mexico-Shooting)Global Affairs in Ottawa is confirming two Canadians are among the dead following a shooting attack at an electronic music festival.A total of five people were killed early this morning at the Blue Parrot nightclub in the Caribbean...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Monday, Jan. 16
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Monday, Jan. 16--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Jan. 16 as of 3:15 a.m. ET: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All...
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, Jan. 16------ETHICS WATCHDOG LOOKING INTO TRUDEAU VACATION: Canada's ethics watchdog plans to take a closer look at Justin Trudeau's recent family holiday at the Aga...
--Third NewsWatch-
---(Wealth-Inequality-Cda)An international anti-poverty group is urging world leaders, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, to do more to address the problem of wealth inequality.If not, Oxfam warns public anger will continue to grow and lead to...
--Thirteenth NewsWatch-
---(Wealth-Inequality-Canada) (Audio: 115)Oxfam says the two richest Canadians have the same amount of wealth as the poorest 30 per cent of the entire country combined.The report from the international aid group says the wealth of billionaire businessmen...
--Thirteenth NewsWatch-
---(CRIME-Missing-Grandparents)A Calgary murder trial has heard that a couple and their young grandson were violently snatched in the night and taken to a rural property where they were killed and their bodies burned.The Crown says D-N-A evidence from...
Today in History - Jan. 16
Today in History - Jan. 16--Today in History for Jan. 16:In 1543, the British Parliament prohibited any "women or artificer's prentices, journeymen, servingmen of the degree of yeoman, or under, husbandmen or labourers to read the New Testament in English."In...
Today in Music History - Jan. 16
Today in Music History - Jan. 16--Today in Music History for Jan. 16:In 1849, Stephen Humbert, who in 1801 compiled the first English-language collection of vocal music, died in Saint John, N.B. at the age of 82.In 1908, Broadway singer-actress Ethel...
Toronto FC Stars Jozy Altidore, Michael Bradley Hard at Work Already
Off-season all too short for Toronto FC stars--CARSON, Calif. - The off-season was all too short for Toronto FC stars Jozy Altidore and Michael Bradley, with international soccer quick to call.Toronto players aren't due to report for pre-season until...
Trudeau Speaks of Common Political Mission with Trump of Supporting Middle Class
Trudeau looks for common ground with Trump--HALIFAX - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reminded a large town hall audience in Nova Scotia that he and U.S. president-elect Donald Trump rode to power through committing to help the middle class, though he...
Two Richest Canadians Have as Much Wealth as Poorest 30 per Cent: Report Says
Report points to wealth inequality in Canada--The two richest Canadians have the same amount of wealth as the poorest 30 per cent of the country combined, according to a new report from a group of international aid organizations.The Oxfam report says...
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