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Articles from February 14, 2017

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60s-Scoop-Update
TORONTO - An Ontario judge delivered a landmark ruling today in the long-running and bitterly-fought class action over the so-called 60s Scoop.His decision says Canada failed to take reasonable steps to prevent thousands of on-reserve children from losing...
Acclaimed Quebec Philosopher Changes Mind on Secularism after Mosque Shooting
Quebec philosopher changes mind on secularism--MONTREAL - After Quebec's mosque shooting, an internationally acclaimed philosopher who heavily influenced the province's debate on secularism said Tuesday he no longer thinks it's a good idea to ban people...
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Advisory-Prairie-Calendar
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After Encouraging Trump Meeting, Firms Now Eyeing Canada-EU Trade Outcome
After Trump, firms focus on Canada-EU trade--OTTAWA - Feeling a sense of relief following Donald Trump's remarks on the future of U.S. trade with Canada, business leaders are now hoping for a second wave of positive news out of Europe.Corporate Canada...
After Trump, Trudeau to Push Free Trade in Europe with Germany's Merkel
After Trump, Trudeau to push trade in Europe--OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau arrives in Europe on Thursday and plans to talk more openly about one of the things he didn't discuss with Donald Trump -- the merits of free trade in the face of increasingly hostile,...
Alberta Government Holds Lease for Empty Hangar after Selling Its Planes
Alberta holds 10-year lease for empty hangar--EDMONTON - A large hangar at Edmonton's airport sits empty at taxpayer expense after a former premier sold the planes that would have been parked there.Jim Prentice announced in 2014 the controversial fleet...
Atlantic Audio 4:45 PM AT
Atlantic Audio 4:45 PM AT--AT02 - (NS-Teachers)HALIFAX. x-14s. The Nova Scotia government will impose a contract that contains a three per cent salary increase over four years for the province's 93-hundred teachers. The new contract, to be tabled as...
B.C. Appeal Court Orders Province to Give Up Data in Smoking Lawsuit
Tobacco giant wins round in health-costs fight--VANCOUVER - The British Columbia government must hand over information about patients that tobacco giant Phillip Morris International says it needs to fight the province's efforts to recover health-care...
BC Audio 7:05 PM ET
BC Audio 7:05 PM ET--BC07 - (Legislature-Session)VICTORIA. X-18s. The B-C government's throne speech hints at some financial rewards for residents in the upcoming provincial budget. Premier Christy Clark says the expected surplus means they're taking...
B.C. Lions Sign Free-Agent Defensive Back Buddy Jackson to Contract
Lions sign free-agent defender Jackson--VANCOUVER - The B.C. Lions were the first team to dip into free agency, signing defensive back Buddy Jackson to a one-year contract Tuesday.Jackson played in six games last season with the Saskatchewan Roughriders,...
B.C. Taps Former Cabinet Minister as Trade Envoy on Softwood Lumber
Ex-minister is B.C. trade rep on softwood lumber--VICTORIA - A former federal cabinet minister has been appointed the B.C. government's trade envoy to try and reach a new softwood lumber deal with the United States.The province says David Emerson will...
B.C. Throne Speech Promises to Pay People Back as Election Nears
B.C. throne speech promises financial relief--VICTORIA - The B.C. government says it is time to reap the financial rewards of sustained budget surpluses, promising taxpayers Tuesday that they can expect to see some relief in next week's budget.Premier...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Legislature-Session)The B.C. government is promising financial relief for taxpayers in next week's budget, as today's throne speech lays out Premier Christy Clark's plans for the upcoming legislative session.With a provincial election looming...
Be Wary of Saving in an RRSP at the Expense of Debt, Financial Experts Say
The choice of paying debt or saving in an RRSP--TORONTO - When Patrick French was about 18 years old, he got a hot tip about a gold mining stock.The problem was he was a student with no money, but he still wanted to cash in on the "can't miss" opportunity...
Biagini Preparing for Possible New Role in Second Spring Training with Jays
Biagini preparing for possible new role--DUNEDIN, Fla. - Six months after cracking the Blue Jays' major-league roster, Joe Biagini had a dream he was back in spring training as an unknown pitcher trying to prove himself.He still has trouble believing...
Blue Jays Right-Hander Joe Biagini Weighs in on High-Five from Fallon
Biagini weighs in on the Fallon high-five--DUNEDIN, Fla. - Blue Jays pitcher Joe Biagini made a name for himself last year with his sarcastically awkward personality. Even high-profile talk show hosts took notice.The 26-year-old right-hander appeared...
CAE Poised to Prosper from Geopolitical Tensions, Higher Defence Spending
CAE anticipates higher defence spending--MONTREAL - Flight training specialist CAE Inc. says it's poised to benefit from the arrival of Donald Trump to the White House and increased defence spending around the world."We have a unique situation geopolitically...
Canada's Brooke Henderson Ready for Challenge of Women's Australian Open
Henderson ready for Women's Australian Open--ADELAIDE, Australia - Brooke Henderson expects her hard work in 2016 is going to pay off in the new LPGA season.Henderson tees off at the Women's Australian Open on Wednesday, looking to build on her first...
Canadian Basketball Hall of Fame to Welcome Hrycak and MacCulloch
Hrycak and MacCulloch to enter Cdn hoops Hall--TORONTO - Olga Hrycak and Todd MacCulloch were announced as the newest inductees to the Canadian Basketball Hall of Fame on Tuesday."Both Olga and Todd have made significant contributions to the sport of...
Canadians Lost $17M to Online Dating Scams in 2016: RCMP
RCMP warn of online dating scams--It started with a Facebook conversation with a stranger, then progressed to Skype exchanges, declarations of affection and promises to meet up in person.By the time Louise, 56, contacted police roughly a year later,...
Cannabis Industry Opposes Call for Plain Packaging and Bans on Advertising
Marketing cannabis stirs debate--VANCOUVER - Garfield Mahood has spent 30 years fighting for the Canadian government to require plain packaging for cigarettes.So, the long-time non-smokers' rights activist says he doesn't have much faith in the government's...
Canopy Growth Says Number of Medical Marijuana Patients More Than Tripled
Canopy Growth sees demand for marijuana soar--TORONTO - Canada's largest publicly traded marijuana company says it has had a hard time keeping up with demand for high-potency pot as its list of registered medical marijuana patients more than tripled...
Celebrity Birthdays for Feb. 14
Celebrity birthdays for Feb. 14--Celebrity Birthdays for Feb. 14:TV personality Hugh Downs ("20/20") is 96.Singer Phyllis McGuire (The McGuire Sisters) is 86. Actor Andrew Prine is 81.Country singer Razzy Bailey is 78.Former New York City Mayor Michael...
Chris Jones, Marcel Desjardins Highlight Busy Opening Day of CFL Free Agency
Jones, Desjardins make CFL free agency moves--Chris Jones and Marcel Desjardins highlighted an eventful opening day of CFL free agency.Jones, the Saskatchewan Roughriders head coach/GM, landed one of the most coveted free agents in Derek Dennis. The...
Cineplex Hosts 'Sharkwater' Screenings in Tribute to Filmmaker Rob Stewart
'Sharkwater' screenings to honour late filmmaker--TORONTO - Cineplex will honour the late Canadian filmmaker Rob Stewart by hosting screenings of his documentary "Sharkwater" in support of charity at select theatres next week."Sharkwater -- A Tribute...
Clinical Trial for Pancreatic Cancer Treatment to Start Following Mayor's Push
Clinical trial to open following mayor's push--TORONTO - A new clinical trial for pancreatic cancer patients in Ontario is set to start this spring, following a high-profile push from a mayor battling the disease.The University Health Network has only...
Couple, One Daughter Die in Brampton, Ont., House Fire, Other Daughter Injured
Couple, daughter die in Brampton, Ont., house fire--BRAMPTON, Ont. - A mother, father and daughter died in a house fire Tuesday morning, while the couple's other daughter suffered severe burns when the flames and heavy smoke spread quickly through their...
CP Source: Montreal Alouettes Sign Veteran Defensive Back Ryan Phillips
CP source: Als sign defensive back Phillips--MONTREAL - Ryan Phillips has found a new home with the Montreal Alouettes.A CFL source said the veteran defensive back signed a one-year deal Tuesday with Montreal. Phillips, 34, was released last week after...
Details Released about N.S. Bill Aimed at Ending Labour Dispute with Teachers
N.S. government to impose teachers contract--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's Liberal government tabled legislation Tuesday that would impose a new four-year contract for the province's 9,300 teachers and result in an end to their union's legal strike position.The...
Docs Show Liberals Push off Millions in Infrastructure Spending to Next Year
Infrastructure spending moved to next year--OTTAWA - The Liberal government won't be able to spend hundreds of millions in infrastructure money this year, instead moving the planned spending to next year.Spending documents released Tuesday show that...
Donald Trump's Unusual Greetings Shed Light on the Art of the Handshake
Donald Trump and the art of the handshake--TORONTO - When is a handshake more than a handshake? Any time it involves the unpredictable U.S. President Donald Trump, who has turned the simple social convention into a highly analyzed and debated spectator...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-Trump-Border)Canada's public safety minister says he'll soon talk face-to-face with his U-S counterpart about the difficulties some Canadians are having at the border.Ralph Goodale says he didn't have a chance to speak with Homeland Security...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Mba-Bus-Driver-Assault) (Audio: 91)A 58-year-old Winnipeg city transit bus driver is dead, a 22-year-old man is in custody and a police officer wasn't hurt after falling through the ice on the Red River.Police say driver Irvine Fraser died in hospital...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-Trump-Europe)Corporate Canada is shifting its attention to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's visit to Europe next week, after breathing a sigh of relief following Trudeau's first face-to-face meeting with U-S President Donald Trump.Trudeau's...
--First NewsWatch-
---(EU-Russia-US)Russian lawmakers are coming to the defence of U-S President Donald Trump's national security adviser, who has stepped down following reports he misled the White House about his Russian contacts.Michael Flynn resigned last night on the...
Five Common RRSP Mistakes to Avoid While Saving for Retirement This Year
Five RRSP mistakes to avoid this year--TORONTO - It's been 60 years since the RRSP was introduced as a retirement savings tool. But that doesn't mean Canadians have learned all the lessons of the past. Here's a look at five common mistakes investors...
Food Banks Growing Own Food - Even Farming Fish - as Donations Decline
Food banks get into growing as donations decline--TORONTO - In a bid to make up for a shortfall of high-quality nutritious food, some Canadian food banks are growing their own produce -- and even farming fish.The Mississauga Food Bank recently launched...
Former Toronto Argonauts Receiver Darrell K. Smith Dies at Age 55
Former Argos receiver Darrell K. Smith dies--TORONTO - Darrell K. Smith, a former receiver with the Toronto Argonauts and Edmonton Eskimos, has died. He was 55.The Argos confirmed Tuesday that Smith died on Monday night of cancer.Smith spent eight seasons...
--Fourth NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-Aga-Khan)Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson has opened a second investigation into whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's recent trip via private helicopter to an island resort owned by the Aga Khan was a conflict of interest.Conservative M-P...
Goodale to Address Border 'Tensions' with U.S. Homeland Secretary
Goodale to raise border 'tensions' with U.S.--OTTAWA - Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says he will soon talk face-to-face with his U.S. counterpart about the difficulties some Canadians are experiencing at the border.Goodale said Tuesday he will...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Tuesday, Feb. 14
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...
Jaromir Jagr Turns 45: Czech Star Was Once the NHL's No. 1 Villain
Lost years: When Jagr was the NHL's biggest villain--Long before he became a charming cult hero, Jaromir Jagr was the NHL's No. 1 villain.He was probably the best player in the world at that point in 2001 -- the first since Wayne Gretzky to lead the...
Judge Sides with '60S Scoop Survivors; Damages Now to Be Decided
'60s Scoop plaintiffs win class action--TORONTO - Canada failed to take reasonable steps to prevent thousands of on-reserve children who were placed with non-native families from losing their indigenous heritage during the '60s Scoop, an Ontario judge...
Liberals Defeat NDP Motion on Justin Trudeau's Broken Electoral Reform Promise
Liberals defeat motion on electoral reform--OTTAWA - The Liberals have defeated a motion that accused the government of misleading Canadians on electoral reform and demanded they apologize for their broken promise.The motion put forward in the House...
Liberals Move to Write off $178 Million in Unpaid Federal Student Loans
Feds write off $178 million in student loans--OTTAWA - The federal government for the second year in a row is writing off millions in student loans it will never collect, this time to the tune of $178.4 million.The money represents 32,554 loans that...
'Like Family to Us;' Calgary University Mourning Death of Two Flight Instructors
Two flight instructors killed in plane crash--Calgary's Mount Royal University has grounded its school aviation program fleet after a crash west of the city that killed two of its flight instructors.RCMP said the crash happened Monday east of Highway...
List of Recent Ontario Fires with Multiple Deaths
List of recent deadly fires in Ontario--A deadly fire that killed three people in Brampton, Ont. is the latest in a series of blazes to claim multiple lives in Ontario in the past year. Here are some examples:- Flames broke out at an isolated home near...
Maple Leafs Change Up Routine amid Struggles
Maple Leafs change up routine amid struggles--TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs are changing up their routine as they try to reverse their recent struggles. Head coach Mike Babcock did not hold a morning skate ahead of Tuesday night's game against the...
Massive Storm Moves into Newfoundland after Pounding the Maritimes
Massive snow storm marches on--HALIFAX - As a blizzard lashed Newfoundland with wind-driven snow Tuesday, Maritimers were still digging out from under a heavy snowfall that lasted more than 24 hours, only to be warned that another storm was on its way.By...
Matthews Scores Twice in Dominant 7-1 Win, Leafs Keep Hold on Playoff Spot
Matthews scores twice as Leafs top Islanders--TORONTO - A loss would've knocked the Maple Leafs from a playoff position.Instead, the club delivered a thorough beatdown of the New York Islanders, trouncing them with a season-high seven goals in a 7-1...
Medical Association Survey Finds Saskatchewan Doctors at Risk of Burnout
Survey finds doctors at risk of burnout--SASKATOON - The head of the Saskatchewan Medical Association says burnout is a real concern for physicians.Dr. Intheran Pillay says recent data gathered from doctors seems to confirm that there are a large number...
Montreal Canadiens Fire Head Coach Therrien, Julien Named Replacement
Therrien out as Habs coach, Julien in--MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens fired head coach Michel Therrien on Tuesday and brought back former Boston Bruins bench boss Claude Julien to help put life back into their slumping team.Julien became available...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (up 29.45 points to 15,786.03, a record high):Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX:NDM). Miner. Down 91 cents,...
National Audio 1:55 PM ET
National Audio 1:55 PM ET--NAT097 - (Mba-Bus-Driver-Assault) WINNIPEG. x-14s. A Winnipeg bus driver has died after he was allegedly stabbed by a passenger early this morning. Police say 58-year-old Irvine Fraser was attacked when he made his last stop...
National Audio 2:35 AM ET
National Audio 2:35 AM ET--NAT001 - (Trudeau-Trump) WASHINGTON. x-34s. (Terry Pedwell) There was no talk of walls, only bridges as Donald Trump met face-to-face for the first time in the U-S capital with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (SOURCE:The Canadian...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT008 - (US-Senate-Trump-Cabinet) WASHINGTON. x-12s. Wall Street financier Steven Mnuchin (mih-NOO'-shin) is now fully installed at the U-S Treasury Department, taking the oath of office to join President Donald Trump's Cabinet...
National Audio 3:15 PM ET
National Audio 3:15 PM ET--NAT105 - (US-Europe-Flynn) ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT. x-07s. U-S Defence Secretary Jim Mattis says the departure of President Donald Trump's national security adviser will have no effect on him at all. Mattis spoke to...
National Audio 4:05 AM ET
National Audio 4:05 AM ET--NAT022 - (US-Trump-Flynn) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-22s. (Lana Zak) U-S President Trump is dealing with his administration's first resignation and shake-up. A-B-C's Lana Zak reports from Washington. (opens with actual)...
National Audio 4:25 PM ET
National Audio 4:25 PM ET--NAT114 - (NS-Teachers) HALIFAX. x-14s. The Nova Scotia government will impose a contract that contains a three per cent salary increase over four years for the province's 93-hundred teachers. The new contract, to be tabled...
National Audio 4:35 AM ET
National Audio 4:35 AM ET--NAT036 - (ENT-TV-The-New-Bachelorette-History-Making) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HOLLYWOOD. x-32s. (Jason Nathanson) One reality T-V franchise is going somewhere it's never gone before. More from A-B-C's Jason Nathanson (contains...
National Audio 5:05 AM ET
National Audio 5:05 AM ET--NAT043 - (US-Trump-Flynn) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-25s. (Lana Zak) U-S President Trump now needs a new national security adviser, because his first resigned less than month's into his presidency. A-B-C's Lana Zak...
National Audio 5:25 AM ET
National Audio 5:25 AM ET--NAT052 - (EU-Russia-US) MOSCOW. x-14s. Russian lawmakers are lining up solidly behind U-S President Donald Trump's now-resigned national security adviser Michael Flynn who left over contacts with Russia during the campaign....
National Audio 6:55 AM ET
National Audio 6:55 AM ET--NAT058 - (US-Trump-Flynn) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-15s. White House National Security Adviser Michael Flynn resigned late Monday. In his resignation letter Flynn admits he may have misled U-S Vice President Pence and...
National Audio 7:15 PM ET
National Audio 7:15 PM ET--NAT130 - (Alta-Small-Plane-Crash) CALGARY. x-20s. A former military pilot was one of two flight instructors killed in a small plane crash west of Calgary on Monday. Mount Royal University President David Docherty (DAH'-kuhr-tee)...
National Audio 7:35 AM ET
National Audio 7:35 AM ET--NAT061 - (US-Damaged-Dam) CHICO, Calif. x-10s. California authorities say an evacuation order issued Sunday for nearly 200-thousand people will remain in place until repairs are made to the spillway system of a major reservoir...
NHL 100: A Look at Hockey's Masked Men
NHL 100: A weekly look at 100 years of hockey--In the geologic timeline of the NHL's 100 years, the goalie mask is a somewhat recent artifact. Despite a brief flirtation in 1930, the league did not embrace safety face ware until 1959 and all goaltenders...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Air-India-Release)The Parole Board of Canada has lifted residency restrictions for the only man ever convicted in the 1985 Air India bombing.The decision posted online by the C-B-C means Inderjit Singh Reyat can leave a halfway house and live wherever...
No Stone Left Unturned: Canada's Patrick Chan Focusing on Mental Game
Canada's Chan focusing on mental game--TORONTO - Even when Patrick Chan is at the top of his physical game, his mental one is a crapshoot."Usually when I have a good skate, I'm not quite sure how it happened," Chan mused recently. "I can't really put...
Ontario to Cap Kindergarten Classes, Give Teachers Raises in Tentative Deal
Ontario agrees to cap kindergarten classes--TORONTO - Ontario's Liberal government has agreed to cap full-day kindergarten classes at 30, according to a copy of a tentative contract extension agreement with elementary teachers obtained by The Canadian...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Teachers)A document obtained by The Canadian Press suggests the province has agreed to cap full-day kindergarten classes at 30.The copy of the government's tentative contract extension agreement with elementary teachers suggests that if it's...
--Ontario Update-
---(Grassy-Narrows-Mercury)An official with a northwestern Ontario First Nation says she's skeptical about the province's plan to do more mercury testing around the site of an old paper mill in Dryden.But Judy Da Silva -- the environmental health co-ordinator...
Opioid Crisis Was Flagged in Joint Statement Due to Severity of Crisis: Goodale
Opioid crisis an international issue: Goodale--OTTAWA - The severity of the opioid crisis in Canada and the United States prompted its inclusion in a joint statement from the two countries, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said Tuesday, noting the...
Parole Board Removes Residency Restriction for Air India Perjurer
Air India perjurer released from halfway house--VANCOUVER - A man convicted of perjury for his testimony during the trial of two men accused in the 1985 Air India bombing has been allowed to leave a halfway house and live wherever he likes.A Parole Board...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory addition for Tuesday, Feb.14, 2017. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists.ADDITIONS: HALIFAX--Winter storm...
Prairie Audio 2:20 PM MT
Prairie Audio 2:20 PM MT----PR13 - (Sask-Doctors-Burnout)GRAVELBOURG, Saskatchewan. x-19s. The head of the Saskatchewan Medical Association says burnout is a real concern for physicians. Doctor Intheran Pillay says in a recent survey of 650 doctors,...
--Prairie Update-
(Mba-Pride-Parade)After a successful first Pride parade last summer, organizers in the Manitoba city of Steinbach say they'll have another this July.About three thousand people attended the first Pride march in the largely Mennonite community last year.The...
--Prairie Update-
---(Trudeau-Threats) (Sask Note)A Saskatchewan man has been found guilty of uttering threats against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after posting expletive-laden posts on Facebook saying Trudeau should be shot.Christopher Hayes was fined 500 dollars and...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
(Sask-Value-Added-Food)Premier Brad Wall has kicked off a cross-province tour of value-added food processors by visiting two successful companies in Regina.CanMar Grain Products ships its Flax for Nutrition brand products as far away as the Middle east...
Prep-LifeWatch
---(Heavy Snowfall-Heart Attacks)Research done in part by the University of Montreal analyzed more than 100-thousand hospitalizations and nearly 70-thousand deaths over more than 30 years due to heart attacks linked to shovelling snow.The researchers...
QMJHL Roundup: Nathan Noel Lifts Sea Dogs over Islanders 2-1
QMJHL: Noel lifts Sea Dogs over Islanders 2-1--CHARLOTTETOWN - Nathan Noel's goal 53 seconds into the third period was the winner as the Saint John Sea Dogs edged the Charlottetown Islanders 2-1 on Tuesday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.Thomas...
Quebec MNA Cleared of Sex Assault Allegations Not Welcome in Caucus: Premier
Quebec MNA not welcome in caucus: premier--QUEBEC - A member of Quebec's legislature recently cleared of sexual assault allegations won't be allowed back in the Liberal caucus, Premier Philippe Couillard said Tuesday.Gerry Sklavounos, 42, returned to...
Raptors Acquire Big Man Ibaka from Magic for Ross Ahead of Trade Deadline
Raptors acquire Ibaka from Magic for Ross--TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors were cartwheeling down the Eastern Conference standings, and a sense of unease had seeped into the dressing room.Team president Masai Ujiri made a big splash Tuesday to try to get...
Robin Lehner Shuts Door on Senators, Helps Sabres to 3-2 Win with 39 Saves
Robin Lehner shuts door on Senators--OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators are thankful they won't be seeing the Buffalo Sabres and Robin Lehner anytime soon.Lehner made 39 saves as the Sabres rallied past Ottawa 3-2 on Tuesday night, improving his record to...
Rookie Centre Christian Dvorak Finding NHL Form as Coyotes Beat Flames 5-0
Dvorak finding NHL form as Coyotes win 5-0--CALGARY - It's clear that Christian Dvorak has shaken off the rookie jitters.Arizona's centre had two goals and an assist and Mike Smith made 36 saves for his 32nd career shutout as the surging Arizona Coyotes...
Scientific Committee Draws Line at Using Gene Editing to Create Designer Babies
Proceed with caution with gene editing: report--TORONTO - Genome editing, a powerful technology that allows researchers to add, remove or replace snippets of DNA from cells, should only be used for the potential treatment or prevention of serious diseases...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(EU-Russia-US) (Audio:023)Russian lawmakers are commenting after U-S President Donald Trump's national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigned following reports that he misled White House officials about his contacts with Russia.Konstantin Kosachev,...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-Trump-Europe)The president of the Business Council of Canada is hoping Prime Minister Justin Trudeau can put a trade deal with the European Union in his pocket and bring it home.Later this week, Trudeau will leave on a four-day European tour...
Six Stories in the News Today, Feb. 14
Six stories in the news today, Feb. 14--Six stories in the news for Tuesday, Feb. 14:------TRUDEAU, TRUMP TALK BRIDGES, NOT WALLSThere was no talk of walls, only bridges as Donald Trump held his first official meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau....
--Sixth NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-Trump-Europe)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is preparing for a four-day trip to Europe, that will include a meeting with Germany's chancellor.Trudeau's visit is expected to coincide with the European Union ratifying CETA, the major free-trade...
Some Attacks on Transit Drivers: Assaults Often Sparked by Fare Spat
Some attacks on transit drivers in Canada--Winnipeg transit bus driver Irvine Fraser died in hospital early Tuesday morning after being seriously stabbed by a passenger at the last stop on a route to the University of Manitoba. Union leaders across the...
--Sportsbreak--
---A busy night in the N-H-L sees five Canadian teams in action. First up, the Vancouver Canucks are in Pittsburgh. Also, the Toronto Maple Leafs host the New York Islanders, Buffalo visits the Ottawa Senators, the Winnipeg Jets welcome Dallas. And...
SportsCall Audio 2:40 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 2:40 AM ET--NAT020 - (SPORTS-BKW-T25: UConn 66 South Carolina 55) STORRS, Conn. x-14s. Forward Gabby Williams scored a career-high 26 points to lead top-ranked UConn to its 100th consecutive victory with a 66-55 win over South Carolina....
Talent Runs Deep in Canada Women's Sevens, Darling Seen as Star in the Making
Talent runs deep in Canada women's sevens--Depth, an issue for the Canadian men's rugby sevens squad, has not been a problem for Canadian women's coach John Tait recently.After missing some players for the season-opening event in Dubai, where Canada...
--Tenth NewsWatch-
---(60s-Scoop)An Ontario judge has ruled that Ottawa breached its duty of care to about 16-thousand on-reserve children who were placed with non-native families during the '60s Scoop.Ontario Superior Court Justice Edward Belobaba says the government...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, Feb. 15
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Feb. 15--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Feb. 15 as of 9:45 p.m. ET: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times...
The Canadians Leave Town, Just before a Tornado of Turmoil Hits Washington
Canadians flee DC before political storm hits--WASHINGTON - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has assured his U.S. counterpart over the phone that there might be 10,000 problems that land on his White House desk -- and Canada won't be among them.How true...
The Long Road to Canada: Asylum-Seekers Talk of Dangerous Three-Continent Voyage
Refugees talk of three-continent trip to Canada--WINNIPEG - The perilous walk through frozen fields at the border between the United States and Manitoba was just the latest chapter of a three-continent, danger-filled journey for Mohammed and Mamood,...
--Third NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-Trump-Europe)Business leaders are hoping for a second wave of positive news out of Europe to go with their sense of relief in the wake of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's White House meeting with U-S President Donald Trump.Corporate Canada...
Today in History - Feb. 14
Today in History - Feb. 14--Today in History for Feb. 14:In AD 270 (traditional), Valentine, a priest in Rome during the reign of Claudius II, was beheaded. A reason for his later relationship to the romantic holiday: Claudius, seeking to more easily...
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