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Alberta Energy Regulator to Reconsider Suncor Tailings Plan It Rejected
Regulator to reconsider nixed tailings plan--CALGARY - Alberta's energy watchdog has agreed to reconsider a plan by Suncor Energy to clean up its tailings ponds so as to take into account new technology the oilsands giant plans to use.The Alberta Energy...
Alberta's Auditor General Says Immediate Action Needed to Improve Health Care
Auditor general calls for action on health care--EDMONTON - Alberta's auditor general is calling for immediate action to improve a health-care system he says is still falling short despite years of recommendations on how to make it better.Merwan Saher...
Appeal Court Blasts Judge for Failures to Give Reasons; Quashes Verdict
Judge criticized for failures to give reasons--TORONTO - Ontario's top court sharply rebuked a prominent judge on Thursday for repeatedly failing to explain why she had acquitted a man accused of beating and sexually assaulting a woman.In setting aside...
--Atlantic Update-
(NS-Elxn)A new poll suggests the race is tightening ahead of Nova Scotia's provincial election next week. As the leaders prepared for tonight's final debate, a Mainstreet poll suggested the Tories have gained ground on the Liberals.It says the Liberals...
--Atlantic Update-
---(Dalhousie-Homicide)The manager of a C-I-B-C in Truro says Dalhousie student William Sandeson was deeply in debt and under pressure from his parents about his spending in the weeks before he allegedly murdered another student.Adam Hayden told a jury...
Bank CEOs Monitoring Housing Market but Say Home Capital Issues Not Widespread
Big bank CEOs downplay Home Capital concerns--TORONTO - The CEOs of two of Canada's biggest banks say liquidity troubles at mortgage lender Home Capital are not indicative of a broader problem, but they are monitoring their mortgage portfolios in light...
B.C. Greens Seek 'Stable Minority' Government, Avoid Triggering Another Election
B.C. Greens seek to avoid another election--VANCOUVER - The Greens want to avoid triggering another election in British Columbia after the final results left them in the historic position of holding the balance of power in a minority government, says...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Clark-McCarthy)Premier Christy Clark is paying tribute to former Social Credit cabinet minister Grace McCarthy as an "agent of change" in Canadian politics.McCarthy's family says she died peacefully last night at age 89, following a lengthy...
Canada's Rugby Sevens Women Hope to Impress on Home Soil This Weekend
Canadian women hope to impress on home soil--After disappointing fifth- and sixth-place finishes the last two years on home soil, the Canadian women's rugby sevens team looks to impress this weekend in Langford, B.C."We chose Langford as the event that...
CBC Planning to Roll out Reinvented 'The National' in October
CBC's 'The National' readies for full revamp in October--TORONTO - As Peter Mansbridge prepares to bid farewell to "The National," the CBC's flagship news program is looking to possibly enlist multiple hosts for the anchor desk."We want it to be a show...
CBC Says Subway Chicken Investigation at Heart of Lawsuit Was Fair
CBC says Subway chicken investigation was fair--TORONTO - The CBC says it gave Subway plenty of opportunity to refute the findings of an investigation into the sandwich chain's chicken products before airing reports that prompted a defamation lawsuit...
Celebrity Birthdays for May 25
Celebrity birthdays for May 25--Celebrity Birthdays for May 25:Actress Ann Robinson is 88. Canadian baritone Norman Mittelmann is 85.Country singer Tom T. Hall is 81.Canadian classical pianist Robert Silverman is 79.Actor Sir Ian McKellen ("Lord of the...
Coach John Mitchell Leaving the U.S. Eagles for South Africa's Bulls
U.S. rugby coach leaving for the Bulls--U.S. rugby coach John Mitchell is leaving for South Africa's Bulls after next month's World Cup qualifying series against Canada.The New Zealander will take over in July as executive of rugby for the Pretoria-based...
Data Reveals Level of Violence, Threats in Nova Scotia Classrooms
Data reveals violence level in N.S. schools--HALIFAX - Students commit, incite or threaten some form of physical violence an average of about 1,100 times a month at Nova Scotia's schools, prompting teachers to call for more support staff and a clearer...
Diane Lane Relates to 'Paris Can Wait' Role: 'I'm at That Crossroads'
Diane Lane relates to 'Paris Can Wait' role--TORONTO - Like her character in the new film "Paris Can Wait," Diane Lane says she's at a "crossroads."Opening Friday in Toronto and Vancouver, the dramedy by Eleanor Coppola stars Lane as Anne, the wife of...
Edmonton, Calgary Should Each Get Another Seat in Alberta Legislature: Report
Report recommends redrawing Alberta political map--EDMONTON - A new report says Calgary and Edmonton should each get an additional seat in the legislature and some rural ridings should be folded together.The Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission makes...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Quebec-G7-2018)Next year's G-7 summit will be held in Quebec.The Canadian Press has learned Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will likely announce tomorrow that the 2018 meeting of the seven richest economies in the world will be held at a remote luxury...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Britain-Concert-Blast) (Audio: 47)Manchester police say they've made significant arrests in connection with Monday night's suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert.And Chief Constable Ian Hopkins says the searches will take several more days to...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Ethics-Wright-Duffy)Stephen Harper's former chief of staff was never prosecuted for his role in Mike Duffy's Senate expenses fiasco.But in a long-awaited report, the federal ethics watchdog says Nigel Wright broke the Parliament of Canada Act and...
Families of Missing, Murdered Women Urge Critics to Get Behind National Inquiry
Advocates urge critics to get behind inquiry--OTTAWA - Bernie Williams says she and other indigenous women have already been to hell and back -- and now is not the time to give up on a national public inquiry they've spent decades fighting for.Williams,...
Federal Government's Methane Emission Reduction Plan Raises Industry Concerns
Tougher methane measures prompt cost worries--CALGARY - Tougher methane emission regulations unveiled Thursday are expected to create oil and gas services jobs, but have raised concern that the costs of implementation could further weaken an industry...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Quebec-G7-2018)Canada will host next year's G-7 at a remote luxury resort in the Charlevoix region of Quebec.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to make the announcement at some point during this year's G-7 meetings, which get underway tomorrow...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(Britain-Concert-Blast)British police say officers and soldiers are responding to an incident at a college near Manchester.An army bomb disposal team is on the scene in the district of Trafford.Greater Manchester Police say it's too early to say whether...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-Europe)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has arrived in Brussels for the NATO leaders' summit -- the alliance's first meeting since Donald Trump moved into the White House.The alliance's future, climate change and even free trade are all expected...
Fish Plant Burns to the Ground on Island in Northern New Brunswick
Devastating fire burns fish plant to ground--MISCOU, N.B. - A fish plant on a small New Brunswick island has been destroyed by fire -- yet another blow to a community hit by a major ice storm this winter and suspected tornadoes last week.Workers inside...
Five Things to Know about How the Conservatives Will Choose a New Leader
Five things to know about Conservative vote--OTTAWA - Conservative party members have begun voting to select their new leader, with mail-in ballots now returning to a depot in Toronto ahead of the official vote count on Saturday.Here are five things...
Former Captains Paul Stalteri, Amy Walsh Named to Canada Soccer Hall of Fame
Stalteri, Walsh named to Soccer Hall of Fame--Former Canada captains Paul Stalteri and Amy Walsh are the latest additions to the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame.The 39-year-old Stalteri, the first Canadian to score in the Bundesliga, blazed a soccer trail...
Former Military Medic Gets Nine Months in Prison for Inappropriate Breast Exams
Former medic sentenced to 9 months in prison--OTTAWA - A former military medical technician convicted of conducting inappropriate breast exams on female recruits has been sentenced to nine months in prison.Chief military judge Col. Mario Dutil told a...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(EU-Britain-Concert-Blast-Trump) (Audio: 97)U-S President Donald Trump is pledging to get to the bottom of leaks of sensitive information about the bombing at the Manchester Arena in England.Trump's comments come amid anger from Britain over intelligence...
--Fourth NewsWatch-
---(Britain-Concert-Blast) (Audio: 18)British police are reportedly furious with their counterparts in the U-S, after images of the Manchester suicide bombing showed up in the New York Times.One official says British officials are reviewing whether to...
Home Cooks Experiment with Making Their Own Mustard, Ketchup and Pickles
Home cooks experiment with DIY condiments--TORONTO - While there's a huge range of prepared condiments available -- and more hitting the market all the time -- many home cooks are discovering how easy it is to whip up their own."People are paying close...
Hungry Newfoundland Moose Destroys Maple Leaf Tulip Display: 'A Giant Salad Bar'
Hungry moose eats Maple Leaf tulip display--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - In a clash of Canadian icons, a hungry Newfoundland moose destroyed a Maple Leaf tulip display planted to mark Canada 150 celebrations.The intruder left tell-tale hoof prints as it laid waste...
In-the-News
VANCOUVER - OKANAGAN RESIDENTS BRACE FOR MORE FLOODINGCentral Okanagan Emergency Operations say warmer temperatures and melting snowpack are expected to further increase water levels in the region over the next week.Lakes, creeks and streams across the...
Investigation in Fatal Military Parachute Accident Looks at Training, Procedures
Training, procedures eyed in parachute death--YORKTON, Sask. - A report on the death of a search-and-rescue technician in a parachute training accident says the investigation is focusing on human factors, including training and emergency procedures.Master...
Jeremiah Addison, Spitfires Beat Otters to Head Straight to Memorial Cup Final
Windsor heading to Memorial Cup final--WINDSOR, Ont. - Jeremiah Addison skated past his bench after scoring in the third period with a message for his teammates."Make the hats rain baby," he told them. Addison scored three times -- his last coming in...
Kelly or Wingels to Replace White as Senators Tweak Lineup for Game 7
Senators tweak lineup for Game 7 against Pens--PITTSBURGH - The Ottawa Senators are tweaking their lineup for Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final.Head coach Guy Boucher said that Chris Kelly or Tommy Wingels will take the place of rookie Colin White...
Kinder Morgan Announces Final Investment Decision on Trans Mountain Pipeline
Kinder Morgan gives pipeline decision final OK--VANCOUVER - Kinder Morgan says it will proceed with the $7.4-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion as long as it secures satisfactory financing for the project through its initial public offering.The...
Large Fire at Toronto Recycling Plant Sends Smoke over Parts of City
Large fire guts Toronto recycling facility--TORONTO - A large and stubborn blaze that broke out at a recycling facility near Toronto's waterfront early Thursday sent a haze of smoke wafting over parts of the city as firefighters worked for hours to put...
Liberals Fork over Another $30 Million to Keep Canada at F-35 Table
Canada pays another $30 million for F-35--OTTAWA - Canada has quietly paid another $30 million toward development of the F-35 -- money that could become insurance in the trade dispute between U.S. aerospace firm Boeing and Canadian rival Bombardier.The...
Lotto Luck Shines for Another Albertan Who Lost Fort McMurray Home
Man who lost Fort McMurray home wins condo--EDMONTON - Another Albertan who lost a home in Fort McMurray has had a change of luck, winning a luxury condo and an Italian sports car in an Edmonton hospital fundraising lottery.Michael Marchand was shopping...
Mailman Urged to Do CPR on Unresponsive Woman with White Powder on Shirt
Man told to do CPR on woman with white powder on her--WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg mail carrier who discovered an unresponsive woman says he was asked to perform CPR despite expressing concerns about white powder on her shirt.Corey Gallagher discovered the...
Man Pleads Guilty in Crash That Killed Mountie in British Columbia
Man pleads guilty in death of RCMP officer--COLWOOD, B.C. - A man whose truck crashed into an RCMP officer's cruiser killing a 32-year-old constable pleaded guilty Thursday to two charges in a Victoria-area court.Kenneth Fenton, 28, pleaded guilty to...
Man Wins New Sex-Assault Hearing Due to Trial Lawyer's Poor Performance
New sex-charge trial for man with weak lawyer--TORONTO - A man convicted of sexually assaulting two girls deserves a new hearing because he was blindsided at trial about a statement he had given to police, Ontario's top court has ruled.In its reasons...
Mayors across Canada Urge Federal Government to Lead on Overdose Deaths Crisis
Mayors urge federal leadership on opioid crisis--VANCOUVER - Mayors across Canada are calling for federal leadership on the "national emergency" of overdoses by ensuring provinces provide timely access to addiction treatment and by launching public education...
McNeil Pressed on Broken Promises at Second Nova Scotia Campaign Debate
N.S. debate:McNeil pressed on broken promises--HALIFAX - Tory Leader Jamie Baillie cast himself Thursday night as the only man who can beat Stephen McNeil, while the Liberal premier implored voters to ignore campaign "negativity" and give him a second...
Memorial Cup Flashback: Huberdeau, Sea Dogs Win First and Only Memorial Cup
Huberdeau leads the way for Sea Dogs in 2011--WINDSOR, Ont. - Jonathan Huberdeau remembers the Saint John Sea Dogs' only Memorial Cup championship all too well.Saint John held a 2-1 lead late in the 2011 tournament final against the Ontario Hockey League's...
Modernization of Payment Systems Long Overdue amid Rapid Changes: BoC Official
Modernization of payment systems overdue: BoC--OTTAWA - The country's payments infrastructure is long overdue for an update to ensure financial system stability amid the rapid advance of new technologies and the risks that accompany them, a senior Bank...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (15,410.73, down 8.76 points):Element Fleet Management Corp. (TSX:EFN). Financial Services. Up 11 cents,...
National Audio 10:45 AM ET
National Audio 10:45 AM ET--NAT062 - (Britain-Concert-Blast) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) BRUSSELS. x-28s. (Karen Travers) Manchester officials are reportedly refusing to share information with the U-S after information and images related to Monday's deadly...
National Audio 11:35 AM ET
National Audio 11:35 AM ET--NAT068 - (NATO-Summit) (EXTENDED) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) BRUSSELS. x-28s. U-S President Donald Trump is meeting with NATO leaders in Brussels today. Jonathan Karl reports terrorism, the economy, and climate and energy issues...
National Audio 2:25 AM ET
National Audio 2:25 AM ET--NAT001 - (MMIW-Inquiry) UNDATED. x-34s. (Rob Westgate) Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould's father has some strong words for the national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women. (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)--NAT002...
National Audio 3:25 PM ET
National Audio 3:25 PM ET--NAT091 - (Pig-Woman) TORONTO. x-09s. An Ontario woman recently found not guilty of mischief after giving water to pigs headed to slaughter has scored another legal victory in a separate case involving pigs. Ontario's Ministry...
National Audio 3:55 PM ET
National Audio 3:55 PM ET--NAT095 - (Cda-Hurricane-Season) HALIFAX. x-21s. The Canadian Hurricane Centre says warm water temperatures and a weak or non-existent El Nino will contribute to an above-normal hurricane season this year. Meteorologist Bob...
National Audio 5:05 PM ET
National Audio 5:05 PM ET--NAT105 - (EU-NATO-Summit) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) BRUSSELS. x-14s. Meeting fellow NATO leaders for the first time, U-S President Donald Trump aggressively challenged them to spend more on their own defence. NATO's chief affirmed...
National Audio 5:25 AM ET
National Audio 5:25 AM ET--NAT019 - (Britain-Concert-Blast) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) MANCHESTER, United Kingdom. x-25s. Security forces in Britain and Libya have rounded up more suspects in the deadly blast at a concert in Manchester. Reporter Molly Hunter...
National Audio 5:55 AM ET
National Audio 5:55 AM ET--NAT026 - (Bill Cosby-Jury Selection) PITTSBURGH. x-13s. All 12 jurors and six alternates have now been chosen for the Pennsylvania jury that will hear Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial. He goes on trial June 5th in suburban...
National Audio 6:15 PM ET
National Audio 6:15 PM ET--NAT116 - (Britain-Concert-Blast) MUNICH. x-16s. Aerosmith's Joe Perry says the band's European dates will not be cancelled in the wake of Monday's deadly attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. The band will...
National Audio 8:15 PM ET
National Audio 8:15 PM ET--NAT127 - (NSElxn-Debate) HALIFAX. x-17s. Nova Scotia's three major-party leaders squared off during the second debate of the provincial election campaign. Health care took centre stage as Liberal Leader Stephen McNeil defended...
National Audio 8:55 AM ET
National Audio 8:55 AM ET--NAT045 - (Britain-Concert Blast) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) MANCHESTER. x-09s. The head of Manchester police says raids and searches across the city have uncovered items believed important to the investigation into the bombing at...
National Audio 9:35 AM ET
National Audio 9:35 AM ET--NAT053 - (Britain-Concert-Blast) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) MANCHESTER. x-27s. (Tom Rivers) A crowd gathered in central Manchester, England today for a moment of silence to mourn the victims of Monday's terror bombing. (WA) (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT054...
Nigel Wright Broke Ethics Rules during Duffy Affair, Watchdog Report Says
Nigel Wright broke ethics rules: watchdog--OTTAWA - Former prime minister Stephen Harper's one-time chief of staff was never prosecuted for his role in Mike Duffy's Senate expenses fiasco, but now Nigel Wright is getting a belated slap on the wrist from...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Quebec-G7-2018)The Liberal M-P for the Quebec riding of Charlevoix-Cote-de-Beaupre says she has received unofficial confirmation that the region of Charlevoix will host next year's G-7 summit.Caroline Simard says the event would mean not only enormous...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-NATO) (Audio: 65)After calling for a moment of silence in honour of the victims of the Manchester suicide bombing, U-S President Donald Trump delivered a lecture to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other NATO leaders.Trump says alliance...
Nova Scotia Hospital Promises Changes after Mistakes in Dying Man's Care
Horror story will lead to change:hospital--HALIFAX - Health authorities will act on recommendations stemming from the case of a Nova Scotia man who languished for six hours in a Halifax ER hallway while dying from pancreatic cancer.Dr. Mark Taylor, a...
Obstruction Charge Stayed against Ontario Pig Activist Anita Krajnc
Obstruction charge stayed against pig activist--TORONTO - An Ontario woman recently found not guilty of mischief after giving water to pigs headed to slaughter has scored another legal victory in a separate case involving pigs.Charges of obstructing...
Omnibus Bill Details Budget Changes in Manitoba, Including New Penalties
Manitoba changes city funding and more--WINNIPEG - Manitoba municipalities are losing some of the guarantees they have when it comes to provincial funding for transit and infrastructure.An omnibus budget bill before the legislature would eliminate a...
Ontario Seeking Regulation Change to Allow Online Health-Card Renewal
Ontario considering online health-card renewal--TORONTO - Ontario is taking steps toward allowing people to renew their health cards online, a development that would save residents a trip to a ServiceOntario centre.The Ministry of Health recently posted...
Ontario Threatens Its Own Protectionism in Fight against Texas Buy American Bill
Ontario tries to stop Texas Buy American bill--TORONTO - Ontario has hired lobbyists in Texas and is threatening protectionist measures of its own as it tries to convince state officials not to pass a Buy American bill.Premier Kathleen Wynne claimed...
--Ontario Update-
(Ont-Texas)Premier Kathleen Wynne is threatening that Ontario could launch protectionist measures of its own if Texas passes a Buy American bill.Wynne says she's concerned the bill -- which would force suppliers to buy iron and steel only from American...
--Ontario Update-
---(Cap-And-Trade)Ontario's Environment Ministry says the results of the latest Quebec-California cap-and-trade auction show the carbon market system is working as intended.The Quebec-California auction sold out of its current allowances, which is a...
Outcome of Leadership Race Test for Conservative Party, Candidates
Race outcome a test for Conservative party--OTTAWA - When the contenders for leadership of the Conservative party registered to run, they swore to uphold two key pledges likely to be tested in the months following the announcement of the winner on Saturday...
Overcoming the Stigma around Addiction and Treatment Facilities
Addiction stigma keeping people from getting help--POWELL RIVER, B.C. - Dan puts his fork down and smiles as he explains to his three lunch companions what it's like when people learn he has an addiction."It's like that scene from 'The Elephant Man,'...
Parties Trade Barbs as Poll Shows Nova Scotia Race Tightening in Final Days
Parties trade barbs as poll shows tighter race--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's party leaders were largely off the campaign trail ahead of Thursday night's debate, but the parties duelled by press release as a new poll suggested a tightening race.The NDP and...
Pay Down Your Mortgage Faster or Invest the Money Seeking Better Returns
Invest or pay off the mortgage faster?--TORONTO - Juan Pablo de Dovitiis finds himself grappling with the perennial personal finance chestnut of whether he's better off paying down his mortgage faster or investing instead.With mortgage rates sitting...
Penguins Captain Sidney Crosby Has Plenty Riding on Game 7 vs. Senators
Crosby has a lot riding on Game 7--PITTSBURGH - Sidney Crosby was his usual cool self as he prepared for another monumental game in his already storied career."You've got to refocus," said the 29-year-old moments after a close Game 6 loss to the Ottawa...
Platform Comparison: How the Parties Measure Up on Top Campaign Issues
Platform promises: How the parties measure up--HALIFAX - Nova Scotians will pick the next provincial government on Tuesday, and each party has made a raft of promises in a bid to woo them. Here are highlights from the Liberal, Progressive Conservative...
Poll Indicates Steep Drop in Sask. Party Support after Unpopular Budget
Poll suggests steep drop in Sask. Party support--REGINA - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says he knew budget decisions were likely to hurt his party's popularity with voters and a new poll suggests just that.Numbers from Mainstreet Research indicate...
Prairie Audio 1:00 PM MT
Prairie Audio 1:00 PM MT----PR04 - (Sask-Political-Poll)TORONTO. x-16s. A Mainstreet Research poll has found support for Premier Brad Wall's Saskatchewan Party dropping steeply, while the New Democratic Party took a nine-point lead. The poll of two-thousand...
Prairie Audio 4:00 PM MT
Prairie Audio 4:00 PM MT----PR10 - (Suncor-Tailings)TORONTO. x-11s. Alberta's energy watchdog says it's reconsidering its rejection of oilsands giant Suncor Energy's plan to clean up its tailings ponds. It says it's because it was unaware of technology...
--Prairie Update-
(Sask-Spring-Storm) (Alta note)A nasty spring storm has toppled semis, uprooted trees and produced localized flooding throughout much of Saskatchewan and Alberta.In Saskatoon, wind speeds were recorded at 105 kilometres an hour yesterday afternoon, leaving...
--Prairie Update-
(Premiers-in-DC) (Mba Note)Manitoba's Brian Pallister says he will be one of the premiers heading to the U-S capital next month to push back against anti-trade sentiment south of the border.Pallister says the two-day trip to Washington, D-C was prompted...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
(PEI-Potato-Loan)A potato packaging operation in eastern P-E-I has received a loan of just over one-million dollars from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency to expand its operations.Rollo Bay Holdings, which has been growing potatoes for more than...
Prep-LifeWatch
---(US-MED-Heart-Device-Recall)Federal regulators in the U-S say nearly 29-thousand controllers for implanted heart pumps are being recalled after reports of 26 deaths linked to malfunctions.The recall covers the external power supply controller for...
Profiles of Some People Who Have Used Rehabilitation Facilities
Profiles of some people who use rehab facilities--POWELL RIVER, B.C. - There exists as much stigma about drug users as about the centres that treat their addictions. Here are a few stories of people who sought treatment for substance abuse, both their...
Put Risky Ice Rescue Courses on Hold, Jury at Coroner's Inquest into Firefighter Deaths Recommends
Put ice rescue courses on hold: inquest--TORONTO - Risky ice rescue courses that send firefighters and firefighting students into treacherous, fast-moving currents should be put on hold until they can be performed safely, a coroner's inquest into the...
Quebec Construction Strike: Premier Promises Back-to-Work Legislation Next Week
Couillard warns of law in construction strike--MONTREAL - Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard says he will begin the process of adopting back-to-work legislation Monday if there is no agreement in the province's construction strike.Couillard told reporters...
Quebec's Charlevoix Region to Host Next Year's G7 Meetings
Canada to host 2018 G7 meetings in Quebec--OTTAWA - Canada will play host to next year's meeting of G7 leaders at a remote luxury resort in the Charlevoix region of Quebec, The Canadian Press has learned.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to make...
Rayonier Advanced Materials Vows to 'Come to Bat' for Tembec in Softwood Battle
Tembec gets US$807-million takeover offer--MONTREAL - Rayonier Advanced Materials will "come to bat" to protect the interests of Tembec in the cross-border battle over softwood lumber, the head of the Florida-based company said Thursday after announcing...
RCMP Still Looking for Boy's Remains 38 Years after He Was Murdered
RCMP still looking for boy's remains--STEINBACH, Man. - RCMP have issued an appeal asking for the public's help in finding the remains of a 13-year-old boy who vanished in July 1978.David Wiebe was last seen by his mother, riding away from his home in...
Recipes: Homemade Barbecue Sauce, Ketchup, Mustard, and Monkey Gland Sauce
Recipes: DIY ketchup, mustard, barbecue sauce--Home cooks are showing more appetite for skipping the condiment aisle at the grocery store in favour of making their own barbecue sauces and other toppings from scratch.They're also customizing these condiments,...
Roundup of Nova Scotia Campaign News
Roundup of Nova Scotia campaign news--HALIFAX - (NSElxn-Health)Health care continues to dominate debate in the Nova Scotia election campaign.The Progressive Conservatives attacked the incumbent Liberals on Thursday, saying in a statement that Liberal...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-Europe)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Brussels for the first NATO leaders' summit since Donald Trump was elected to lead the alliance's most powerful military.Much of the focus at the meeting is expected to be on how much NATO countries...
Sens Turn to Kelly for Added Leadership in Game 7: 'He's Mr. Integrity'
Kelly's experience gives Sens a boost--PITTSBURGH - A day before the Ottawa Senators staved off elimination in the Eastern Conference final, Chris Kelly got up in front of the group and offered his bit of veteran wisdom.Kelly hadn't played in more than...
Seven Stories in the News Today, May 25
Seven stories in the news today, May 25--Seven stories in the news for Thursday, May 25------TERRORISM, DEFENCE SPENDING TO DOMINATE NATO AGENDAPrime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Brussels for the 28-nation NATO summit. Terrorism, which was already going...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(EU-Britain-Concert-Blast)British police have resumed sharing intelligence about the Manchester bombing with U-S counterparts.Britain had halted the exchange of information after details of the Manchester investigation appeared in U-S media, which...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-NATO)(Audio: 49)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is keeping out of the intelligence-sharing row between Britain and the U-S.Manchester police say they will stop sharing information with the United States after photos from Monday night's suicide...
Several Premiers Heading South of the Border to Counter Anti-Trade Sentiment
Premiers heading to D.C. to push trade--WINNIPEG - Several premiers are heading to the United States capital next month to push back against anti-trade sentiment south of the border.Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says he and several other provincial...
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