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2017 Intercounty Baseball League Schedule
2017 Intercounty Baseball League schedule--INTERCOUNTY BASEBALL LEAGUE _ 2017 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULESunday, May 7Kitchener at Toronto (ppd., weather)London at Barrie (ppd., weather)Friday, May 12Burlington at London, 7:35 p.m.Saturday, May 13Kitchener...
Advisory-Prairie-Calendar
Good Morning! The early editor for the Prairie region at The Canadian Press Edmonton is Ken Trimble. Your queries and contributions are welcome. Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba stations call 780-428-6107 and press zero to reach the newsroom. Edmontons...
Alberta Man Shot by RCMP after He Pointed Pellet Gun Apologizes at Hearing
Man shot by RCMP apologizes for his actions--RED DEER, Alta. - A central Alberta man who was shot by RCMP after he pointed what turned out to be a pellet gun at officers apologized in court before being sentenced to 90 days in jail.Jesse Dyvig, who is...
--Atlantic Update-
(NSElxn)Nova Scotia's P-C's say the governing Liberals have failed to address a deepening mental health crisis that is seeing people commit suicide while waiting as long as a year to get emergency psychiatric care.The Tories say if they win the May 30th...
--Atlantic Update-
---(NS-Elxn-Health)Nova Scotia's party leaders fanned out across the province Sunday with health care emerging as the top campaign issue.A rally on the downsizing of medical services in Cape Breton ignited debate among the leaders.Premier Stephen McNeil...
Back in the Dope Game: Marijuana Industry Pioneer Launches Cannabis Streaming Firm
Marijuana sector pioneer launches venture--TORONTO - Marijuana industry pioneer Chuck Rifici is turning to streaming -- a business model often used in mining -- to tackle what he says are growing pains facing the rapidly expanding sector.There are 1.4...
BC Audio 8:05 AM ET
BC Audio 8:05 AM ET--BC03 -(ElxnBC-NDP)DELTA, B.C. x-14s. John Horgan, leader of British Columbia's New Democrats, is calling for a united vote to oust Christy Clark's Liberals after sixteen years in office. Horgan says potential Green voters and undecided...
B.C. Election: Key Developments from Day 28
B.C. election: Key developments from Day 28--VANCOUVER - A look at some key developments from Day 28 of the B.C. election campaign for each of the parties:Greens:-- Green party Leader Andrew Weaver refused to say which party he would work with in case...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-WEA-Flooding)Officials say searches have now become recovery efforts for two B-C men believed to have been swept away in separate natural disasters.R-C-M-P Staff Sergeant Scott West says the family of a 76-year-old Tappen man was "understandably...
Bones of Manitoba First World War Soldier Killed in France Identified
Bones of First World War soldier identified--WINNIPEG - A lost First World War soldier whose remains were discovered nearly six years ago outside a French village has been identified as a young private from Manitoba.Pte. Reginald Joseph Winfield Johnston...
Caring for Aging Parents Costs Canadians $33B a Year in Expenses and Lost Income
Caring for aging parents costs $33B a year--TORONTO - Caring for aging parents costs Canadians $33 billion a year in direct out-of-pocket expenses and time off work, a new study by CIBC says.The report also says that number will only increase over the...
Celebrity Birthdays for May 8
Celebrity birthdays for May 8--Celebrity Birthdays for May 8:Naturalist Sir David Attenborough is 91. Canadian composer Charles Wilson is 86.Author Thomas Pynchon is 80.Singer Toni Tennille is 77.Actor James Mitchum is 76. Country singer Jack Blanchard...
Coverage Advisory on B.C. Election Plans
Coverage advisory on B.C. election plans--EDITORS AND NEWS DIRECTORS:The British Columbia election is being held on Tuesday with polls across the province closing at 8 p.m. PDT.A separate advisory on CP's election results service is moving daily in advance...
Doctors Won't Face Disciplinary Hearing over Sex Assault Allegation
Doctors won't face disciplinary hearing--TORONTO - Two Toronto-area doctors who were acquitted in court of sexually assaulting a medical student will not face their professional regulatory body over the case.Dr. Amitabh Chauhan and Dr. Suganthan Kayilasanathan...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(WEA-Cda-Flooding) (Audio: P02)Hundreds of people have been forced to flee flooding in B-C, Ontario, Quebec and parts of Atlantic Canada.In Quebec, more than 15-hundred residents have been evacuated from 150 water-logged municipalities.In Ottawa,...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(WEA-Cda-Flooding) (Audio: 80)As some 12-hundred Armed Forces members fan out across Quebec, provincial police are looking for a 37-year-old man and his two-year-old daughter, who were swept away into a river in the Gaspe region.Police say the family...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(WEA-Cda-Flooding) (Audio: 93)The Canadian Red Cross is setting up a relief fund for flood victims in Quebec, with the Quebec government contributing 500-thousand-dollars to it.About 16-hundred and 50 soldiers are expected to be battling floodwaters...
ElxnBC-Roundup
(ElxnBC-Greens)Green Leader Andrew Weaver ended his last news conference before tomorrow's election by saying he's confident his party will gain more seats in the legislature.Weaver is the first and only Green member in any Canadian province and needs...
Erik Karlsson's Brilliance Has Sens on Verge of Deepest Run in a Decade
Karlsson anything but average for Sens--Alain Vigneault lamented the "average" performance he got from too many of his Rangers in Saturday's loss to the Ottawa Senators."And at this time of the year against such a good opponent," New York's head coach...
Ex-Deputy Quebec Premier Going Straight to Trial on Fraud-Related Charges
Nathalie Normandeau going straight to trial--QUEBEC - Former deputy Quebec premier Nathalie Normandeau and six other people charged with fraud-related offences will not have a preliminary hearing and will go straight to trial.The Crown did not say Monday...
Federal-Flood-Relief-Update
Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale is defending the federal response to flood relief efforts in Ontario and Quebec.He says the Liberals sent troops and resources immediately after hearing provincial pleas for help.Goodale says the federal government...
Feds Launch Wireless Research Lab Aimed at Maximizing Canada's Wireless Spectrum
New federal lab to maximize wireless spectrum--OTTAWA - The federal government says a new research lab that aims to get the most of out the country's finite wireless spectrum will eventually help Canadians avoid more dropped calls, spotty reception and...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(WEA-Cda-Flooding) (Audio: P02)Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says it took about 30 seconds for the federal government to approve Quebec's request for help from the Canadian Armed Forces as the province struggles with massive flooding.He's defending...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(WEA-Que-Flooding)Canadian Forces Captain Frederick Lavoie says the 35 army reservists he's overseeing as they bag sand and help save houses along a Montreal-area river couldn't wait to "get their hands dirty and feet wet" to help their fellow Montrealers.Lavoie...
--First NewsWatch-
---(WEA-East-Flooding)Another 800 Canadian troops have been deployed to join the approximately 400 already in Quebec helping residents deal with destructive flooding.A near 36-hour non-stop downpour in some regions has left Quebec with 19-hundred flooded...
Five Stories in the News Today, May 8
Five stories in the news today, May 8`-- Five stories in the news for Monday, May 8------REINFORCEMENTS DEPLOYED IN QUEBEC FLOOD FIGHTAdditional Canadian military personnel have been deployed in Quebec's vast flood zone to help exhausted residents battle...
Flooded Ottawa Man Doesn't Regret the Waterfront, Invites Wynne Back for a Beer
Ottawa resident doesn't regret the waterfront--OTTAWA - Michel Bourbonnais and his wife, Maggie, have enjoyed four years of retirement bliss on a piece of prime riverfront property at the end of a short street that ends at the Ottawa River.Their home...
Former Jays Slugger Encarnacion Makes His Return to Rogers Centre with Indians
Slugger Encarnacion returns to Rogers Centre--TORONTO - It was like old times for slugger Edwin Encarnacion on Monday afternoon at Rogers Centre.He shot the breeze with Blue Jays manager John Gibbons by the batting cage before the game, playfully slung...
Former Manitoba Premier to Swing Axe for Alberta's Softwood Lumber Industry
Former premier to fight for Alberta softwood--OTTAWA - A former Manitoba premier and one-time Canadian ambassador to the United States has been tabbed to play hardball for Alberta's softwood lumber industry in Washington.Gary Doer is the fourth heavy...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(WEA-Cda-Flooding) (Audio: P05)Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale is defending the federal response to flood relief efforts in Ontario and Quebec.He says the Liberal government sent troops and resources immediately after hearing provincial pleas...
--Fourth NewsWatch-
---(WEA-Cda-Flooding)The Defence department has sent in another 800 troops to join the more than 400 already assisting flood-ravaged residents in Quebec.Relentless rain has left Quebec with about 19-hundred flooded homes in 130 municipalities and several...
Gatineau Residents in Good Spirits as Rising Flood Waters Persist
Flood victims look for a brighter side--GATINEAU, Que. - Lise Veillette and her husband Jean-Pierre Subercaze lost one car and a few of their belongings before finally deciding Monday to leave their home near the Gatineau River.Flood waters on their...
Goins and Smoak Drive in Two Runs Apiece as Blue Jays Defeat Indians 4-2
Goins homers as Blue Jays beat Indians 4-2--TORONTO - Edwin Encarnacion felt the love before the game. Kevin Pillar had everyone talking after it.Pillar added to his growing list of all-world defensive plays with an eye-popping diving catch in deep centre...
Halifax Police Deleted Video of Man's Arrest, Man Tells Independent Watchdog
Police deleted arrest video, N.S. man claims--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's independent police watchdog is probing allegations that Halifax police deleted a cellphone video of an arrest outside a downtown bar last month.The Serious Incident Response Team said...
Home Capital Suspends Dividend, Shares Swing, as Deposits Continue to Drain
Home Capital suspends dividend, revamps board--TORONTO - Shares of Home Capital Corp. swung around wildly Monday after the company suspended its dividend and said it suffered from a further outflow of money from its high-interest savings accounts and...
Hospital CEO Resigns as Chair of Lender Home Capital's Board amid Controversy
Hospital CEO resigns as Home Capital chair--TORONTO - An Ontario hospital CEO has stepped down as chairman of the board of a troubled subprime mortgage lender amid questions over his ability to meet the demands of his highly paid public sector job while...
Husky Resumes Cleanup after Major Oil Spill in Saskatchewan Last Summer
Husky resumes cleanup after major oil spill--REGINA - Husky Energy is going to see how much more oil -- if any -- can be cleaned up from a major spill last July along the North Saskatchewan River.The company has started more shoreline cleanup and assessment...
Improv at Work: Second City Course Translates Unscripted Skills to Corporate World
Second City course translates improv skills for office--TORONTO - Consultant Melissa Madian wanted to help her clients navigate the fast-paced world of sales. But rather than focusing on corporate culture, she turned to a comedy juggernaut for a new...
Jays Catcher Russell Martin Placed on Disabled List with Left Shoulder Injury
Martin goes on DL with shoulder injury--TORONTO - The Toronto Blue Jays were dealt another blow on the injury front Monday as catcher Russell Martin was placed on the 10-day disabled list due to a nerve issue in his left shoulder.Martin said he's not...
Leaders Press for Votes on Last Day before British Columbia Election
B.C. leaders push for votes on the last day--VANCOUVER - In the final days of British Columbia's election campaign, Green Leader Andrew Weaver's supporters have become a hot commodity as the New Democrats try to persuade voters they are the only real...
Liberals Put on Defensive over Plans to Create Infrastructure Investing Machine
Liberals bank on Toronto for infrastructure--OTTAWA - The Trudeau government was on the defensive Monday over its plans to create a new infrastructure financing body amid opposition accusations that the Liberals had given global investors too much power...
MacKinnon Continues Scoring Tear with Two Goals, Canada Downs Belarus 6-0
MacKinnon, Canada beat Belarus 6-0--PARIS - Nathan MacKinnon expects to cool off at some point at the world hockey championship. Even if that happens, that doesn't mean Canada's offence will be any less dangerous.MacKinnon and Brayden Point had two goals...
Manitoba Premier Won't Say How He Communicates with Staff While in Costa Rica
Pallister mum on talks with staff while on vacation--WINNIPEG - Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister cited security concerns Monday as he refused to answer opposition questions about how he stays in touch with staff while at his vacation home in Costa Rica.Pallister...
Man Who Sent Intimate Phone Photo to Woman's Son Has 3-Year Jail Term Upheld
3-year term upheld for sending intimate photo--TORONTO - A man who secretly downloaded intimate pictures from a woman's cellphone, threatened to pass them around, and sent one of the images to her son had his three-year prison term upheld on Monday even...
Many Insurance Policies Don't Cover Flooding, and Homeowners Could Be on Hook
Homeowners could be on hook for flood costs--TORONTO - The majority of Canadian homeowners aren't insured for flooding and could be left footing at least part of the bill after heavy rains in several areas across the country, experts say.Craig Stewart,...
Medical Student's Murder Trial: Witness Describes Loud Bang, Bloody Man
Witness describes loud bang, bloody man--HALIFAX - An eyewitness said he heard a loud bang, and saw a bloody man sitting on a chair in the Halifax apartment of a medical student on trial for murder.Pookiel McCabe told a Nova Scotia Supreme Court jury...
More Troops, Sandbags on Way to Flood Zones in Quebec, Ontario: Goodale
Feds ship troops, sandbags to flood zones--OTTAWA - Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale is defending the federal response to flood relief efforts in Ontario and Quebec, saying the Liberals sent troops and resources immediately after hearing provincial...
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 (15,652.08, up 70.04 points):Home Capital Group Inc. (TSX:HCG). Financial Services. Up 98 cents, or 16.75...
'Naive' Edmonton Oilers to Play in Their First Game 7 in over a Decade
Oilers to play first Game 7 in over a decade--EDMONTON - A team with little experience or baggage in a Game 7 is about to face a team with a lot of both.The Edmonton Oilers avoided elimination in Game 6 with a resounding 7-1 victory over the Anaheim...
National Audio 10:45 AM ET
National Audio 10:45 AM ET--NAT084 - (United-States-Syria-Safe-Zones) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) COPENHAGEN. x-13s. Syria is dismissing the idea of foreign forces patrolling four safe zones under a deal struck by Russia, Iran and Turkey. Syria's foreign minister...
National Audio 12:15 AM ET
National Audio 12:15 AM ET--NAT111 - (Opioid-Prescribing-Guidelines) UNDATED. x-36s. (Geri Smith) New opioid-prescribing guidelines encourage doctors to avoid giving them as a first-line treatment to patients with chronic, non-cancer pain. (WA) (SOURCE:The...
National Audio 12:25 AM ET
National Audio 12:25 AM ET--NAT111 - (Opioid-Prescribing-Guidelines) UNDATED. x-36s. (Geri Smith) New opioid-prescribing guidelines encourage doctors to avoid giving them as a first-line treatment to patients with chronic, non-cancer pain. (WA) (SOURCE:The...
National Audio 12:35 AM ET
National Audio 12:35 AM ET--NAT111 - (Opioid-Prescribing-Guidelines) UNDATED. x-36s. (Geri Smith) New opioid-prescribing guidelines encourage doctors to avoid giving them as a first-line treatment to patients with chronic, non-cancer pain. (WA) (SOURCE:The...
National Audio 2:55 AM ET
National Audio 2:55 AM ET--NAT001 - (US-Travel-Ban) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NEW YORK. x-34s. (Aaron Katersky) A U-S federal appeals court takes up President Donald Trump's revised travel ban today. (SOURCE:ABC) --NAT002 - (US-Travel-Ban) (NOT FOR ONLINE...
National Audio 4:05 AM ET
National Audio 4:05 AM ET--NAT020 - (Business-Minute) TORONTO. x-66s. (Karen Rebot (REE'-boh)) The Canadian Press Business Minute. (SOURCE:The Canadian Press) --NAT021 - (US-Trump-Russia) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-29s. (Maggie Rulli) Today,...
National Audio 5:45 AM ET
National Audio 5:45 AM ET--NAT042 - (EU-France-President) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) PARIS. x-24s. (Tom Rivers) Emmanuel Macron overwhelmingly won Sunday's French presidential election runoff -- so what's next? A-B-C's Tom Rivers has been out in the street...
National Audio 6:05 AM ET
National Audio 6:05 AM ET--NAT055 - (US-Girl-Fights-Gator) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-15s. A 10-year-old girl in Florida fought off an almost three-metre (nine-foot) alligator on Saturday. Her parents say she was able to escape the animal's jaws...
National Audio 6:15 PM ET
National Audio 6:15 PM ET--NAT135 - (ElxnBC) RICHMOND, B.C. x-21s. B-C Liberal Christy Clark says there is little common ground in this election between her party and the N-D-P or Greens. Speaking outside an airport hangar in Richmond, Clark spent the...
National Audio 8:55 AM ET
National Audio 8:55 AM ET--NAT072 - (France-Election) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) PARIS. x-20s. Some Parisians are celebrating the decisive victory of centrist Emmanuel Macron over far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in France's presidential election. A-B-C's...
New Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Aim to Cut Use of Potent Narcotics
New opioid prescribing guidelines aim to reduce use--TORONTO - Updated opioid-prescribing guidelines released Monday encourage doctors to avoid giving the powerful narcotics as a first-line treatment to patients with chronic, non-cancer pain and instead...
Nova Scotia Election Roundup
Nova Scotia election roundup--HALIFAX - (NS-Elxn)The Progressive Conservatives focused on mental health as the Nova Scotia election campaign entered its second week.Leader Jamie Baillie promised Monday to spend $39.7 million on in-school mental health...
Nova Scotia Investment Scam Mastermind Ordered to Pay Victims $1.1 Million
N.S. investment scam mastermind to pay $1.1M--HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia financial manager behind an investment scam "paid a hard price for his greed," a judge said as she ordered him to pay back about 200 investors he bilked out of $1.1 million.Quintin...
N.S. Liberals Promise Coastal Law, Face Criticism for Lax Approach to Polluters
N.S. Liberals promise coastal law--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's eroding coast and forest clearcuts emerged as election issues Monday as the Liberals promised new studies and laws, while the Tory leader said existing environmental rules are gathering dust.Premier...
Ontario Politicians Court Toronto, GTA Mayors with an Eye to 2018 Election
Ontario politicians court GTA mayors--TORONTO - Ontario's political leaders are ramping up efforts to court influential mayors who preside over vote-rich areas of the Toronto region, little more than one year from the election.A public schism between...
Ontario Premier Visits Areas Affected by Flooding
Premier Wynne visits areas hit by flooding--OTTAWA - Premier Kathleen Wynne toured several eastern Ontario communities Monday that have been devastated by flooding, including Clarence-Rockland, which has declared a state of emergency.She has been in...
Ontario Sells What It Expects to Be Final Tranche of Shares in Hydro One
Ontario sells final tranche of Hydro One shares--TORONTO - The Ontario government is selling what it expects to be its final offering of shares in Hydro One, a move it says could raise more than $3 billion for the province.The government and Hydro One...
--Ontario Update-
---(WEA-Ont-Flooding)O-P-P in Rockland say people piloting motorboats and other watercraft are causing the Ottawa River to overflow sandbags along the shoreline.The area is facing flooding due to persistent rainfall.They say people should keep their...
--Ontario Update-
(WEA-Ont-Flooding)Premier Kathleen Wynne says emergency help is on the ground in eastern Ontario following days of flooding.The premier is visiting some of the affected communities and is making Ottawa, Clarence-Rockland, Champlain and Minden Hills have...
Parliament Audio 2:45 PM ET
Parliament Audio 2:45 PM ET--P06 - (WEA-Cda-Flooding) GATINEAU, Que. x-28s. (Terry Pedwell) With hundreds of Canadian Forces soldiers helping with sandbagging and rescue operations, residents in flood-soaked neighbourhoods in Gatineau, Quebec are watching...
People Committing Suicide Because of Long Wait for Help, N.S. Tories Say
Tories pledge millions for mental health--HALIFAX - The Progressive Conservatives committed $40 million to mental health services in Nova Scotia on Monday, saying the Liberals have failed to address a deepening crisis that is seeing people commit suicide...
Policy That Bars Passport Offices from Helping Disabled Applicants under Review
Disabled applicants welcome passport policy review--TORONTO - The federal government says it's reviewing a policy that forbids staff in Canada's passport offices from helping disabled applicants fill out their forms.Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship...
Prairie Audio 2:40 PM MT
Prairie Audio 2:40 PM MT--PR07 - (Sask-Oil-Spill)REGINA. x-14s. Husky Energy is going to see how much more oil -- if any -- can be cleaned up from a major spill last July on the North Saskatchewan River. The company has started more shoreline clean up...
Prairie Audio 6:40 PM MT
Prairie Audio 6:40 PM MT--PR12 - (Sask-Health-Authority)MOOSE JAW, Saskatchewan. x-12s. Moose Jaw's mayor, Fraser Tolmie, says he would have liked to see the headquarters of the upcoming single health authority in the city. Tolmie feels Moose Jaw has...
--Prairie Update-
(Alta-Dynamite)Emergency crews in southern Alberta spent much of the weekend dealing with dynamite.A family in Medicine Hat found the explosives while cleaning out a relative's garage on Saturday afternoon and contacted police.Teams from Medicine Hat...
--Prairie Update-
---(Carbon-Tax-Sask)Saskatchewan's premier has written a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that says any attempt to link federal transfer payments to a province's carbon tax policy would be unacceptable.Brad Wall -- who opposes a carbon tax --...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
(Tories-Bernier-Scheer)Federal Conservative leadership candidate Andrew Scheer says he has the support of a group of Quebec farmers who are in favour of supply management.Jacques Roy, the founder of the farmers group, says Scheer is the best bet to knock...
Prep-Music-Report
---LORETTA LYNN - WELL WISHESNASHVILLE (AP) _ Jennifer Nettles, Martina McBride, Chely Wright, "American Idol" Trent Harmon and Michael Sweet of Stryper are among the musicians sending wishes for a speedy recovery to Loretta Lynn. Lynn is hospitalized...
Pride Toronto Moves Closer to Securing Annual Grant amid Controversy
Pride Toronto moves closer to securing funding--TORONTO - Canada's largest Pride parade is one step closer to securing municipal funding that has been threatened by a decision to ban uniformed police officers from the annual event.Pride Toronto has sparked...
Quebec Pension Fund and Union Fund Won't Support Bombardier Chairman
Caisse won't support Bombardier chairman--MONTREAL - Two of Quebec's largest institutional investors say they won't support the re-election of Bombardier executive chairman Pierre Beaudoin, dealing a fresh blow against the manufacturer's controlling...
River Levels Falling but Flooding Still Affecting Hundreds in Central B.C
Floods still forcing hundreds from B.C. homes--VANCOUVER - Separate searches for two British Columbia men believed to have been swept away by mud or water have been scaled back to recovery efforts.Searchers said Monday they couldn't find any signs of...
Saskatoon Stresses Emergency Preparadness, Says People Need to Be Ready
Saskatoon stresses emergency prepardeness--SASKATOON - Recent natural disasters such as the flooding in eastern Canada and the forest fires in northern Alberta is giving emergency preparedness week a renewed importance in Saskatchewan.The City of Saskatoon...
Saskatoon to Be Headquarters for Province Health Authority
Saskatoon to be head office for health authority--SASKATOON - The head office for Saskatchewan's new single provincial health authority is to be in Saskatoon.The government says a number of locations were considered, but Saskatoon was chosen because...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(WEA-Cda-Flooding)As many regions in Quebec and eastern Ontario struggle with days of rain and devastating flooding, the eye of a spring storm now has its sights set on eastern Nova Scotia.Cape Breton's Inverness County is bracing for up to 50 millimetres...
Senate Committee Calls for Liberals to Kill Interim Super Hornet Purchase
Kill Super Hornet purchase: Senate committee--OTTAWA - The Senate defence committee released a report Monday blasting the Trudeau government's "political decision" to purchase Super Hornet fighter jets, while all but endorsing the F-35 stealth fighter.The...
Sentencing Hearing Begins for Killing of 16-Year-Old Saskatchewan Girl
Sentencing begins for teen girl's killer--REGINA - A police officer has testified that bloodied clothes, samurai swords, knives, pellet guns and a baseball bat with nails embedded in the end were all found in the bedroom of a teenager who pleaded guilty...
Seven Players from Ascending Carleton Ravens Selected in 2017 CFL Draft
Seven Carleton Ravens taken in CFL draft--It's a heady time four years in the making for Steve Sumarah and the Carleton Ravens football program.Seven Ravens were selected Sunday in the CFL draft, including receiver Nate Behar fifth overall by the Edmonton...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(EU-France-Gare-du-Nord)The busy Gare du Nord station in Paris, France has been evacuated and officers have stormed the station.Gare du Nord is the terminus of Eurostar trains from London, and is the busiest rail station in Europe.Paris' police service...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(WEA-Cda-Flooding) (Audio: 78)Quebec provincial police are searching for a 37-year-old man and his two-year-old daughter swept away by floodwaters as they tried to drive across a road in the Gaspe region.The man's wife managed to swim to safety.Officials...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(WEA-Flooding) (Audio: P11)Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says the first line of authority and responsibility in a natural disaster rests with the municipalities and the provinces, not the federal government.Goodale was asked earlier today about...
--Sixth NewsWatch-
---(Aging-Parents-Cost) (Audio: 44)C-I-B-C deputy chief economist Benjamin Tal says more and more Canadians are taking on the role of caregiver for their aging parents -- a trend he believes will intensify.The bank estimates that caring for aging parents...
Sleeping Man Shot in Head Because of 'Beef,' Halifax Murder Trial Told
N.S. man shot in head over 'beef,' court told--HALIFAX - Beer bottles. Kids' toys. A sleeping man covered with a Disney princess blanket, shot in cold blood.This is the scene of Terry Marriott Jr.'s death in a basement TV room on February 20, 2009, a...
--Sportsbreak--
---The Washington Capitals' season is on the line tonight as they visit Pittsburgh for Game 6 of their Eastern Conference semifinal. The Penguins lead the best-of-seven series 3-2 and can advance to the conference finals with a win. Washington won Game...
SportsCall Audio 3:00 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 3:00 AM ET--NAT019 - (SPORTS-CAR-NASCAR-Talladega) (FOR PRODUCTION) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) TALLADEGA, Ala. x-19s. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. used a strong Ford engine to blow past Kyle Busch in overtime at Talladega Superspeedway for his first...
SportsCall Audio 3:30 PM ET
SportsCall Audio 3:30 PM ET--NAT121 - (SPORTS-HKN-Oilers-Ducks) EDMONTON. x-09s. It's coming down to a Game Seven in the second-round playoff series between the Edmonton Oilers and Anaheim Ducks. The winner Wednesday in Anaheim advances to the N-H-L's...
SportsCall Audio 4:10 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 4:10 AM ET--NAT030 - (SPORTS-BKN-Cavaliers-Raptors) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) TORONTO. x-08s. The Toronto Raptors couldn't solve LeBron James and the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers. James overpowered the Raptors with 35 points as...
SportsCall Audio 5:40 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 5:40 AM ET--NAT052 - (SPORTS-HKN-Blues-Predators) NASHVILLE, Tenn. x-10s. Ryan Johansen scored the tiebreaking goal 3:15 into the third period, and Nashville topped the St. Louis Blues 3-1 to take the best-of-seven series in six games....
Stay or Go? Raptors All-Star Guard Kyle Lowry Gives No Hints about Future
Stay or go? Kyle Lowry gives no hints--TORONTO - No matter how the question was posed, Kyle Lowry wouldn't bite.The Toronto Raptors point guard will opt out of the final year of his contract and become a free agent, and a lucrative deal beckons.But less...
Stories of Quebecers Living through Historic Flooding and Helping One Another
Quebecers living through historic floods--RIGAUD, Que. - The town of Rigaud, Que., west of Montreal along the Ottawa River, has been one of the hardest hit municipalities in the province since major flooding began last week. Entire streets are submerged...
Teen Girl Was Too Drunk to Consent to Sex at Beach Party, Toronto Judge Rules
Teen too drunk to consent to sex: judge--TORONTO - A teenage girl who was in and out of consciousness and had vomited on herself was too drunk to consent to unprotected sex with another intoxicated teen at a beach party last year, a Toronto judge said...
Ten Things to Know about the British Columbia Election
Ten things to know about B.C. election--VANCOUVER - Voters in British Columbia go to the polls on Tuesday. Here are 10 things to know about B.C. politics:-- The Liberals have been in power since 2001, but Christy Clark didn't become premier until 2011.--...
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