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ADVISORY-B-C Calendar
Here is Thursday's B.C. calendar:CHILLIWACK - Four dairy farm workers appear in court on animal cruelty charges stemming from an undercover video filmed by an advocacy group for animal rights. (9:30 a.m. at Room 205, Chilliwack Provincial Courts, 46085...
ADVISORY-B-C-Staff
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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 after 4 a.m. MDT. Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba stations call 780-428-6107. Edmonton's fax number is...
Alonso May Quit If F1 Adds Races; Hamilton Calls Canadian GP "Exceptional"
Veteran Alonso says no to more races--MONTREAL - Veteran driver Fernando Alonso will quit Formula One racing if the world's top series opts to expand to 25 races per year.The two-time F1 champion from Spain said Thursday he is busy enough with a 20-race...
Annual Pace of Housing Construction Slips More Than Expected Last Month
Annual pace of housing starts slips in May--OTTAWA - The annual pace of Canadian housing construction slipped more than expected last month as builders in Ontario broke ground on fewer new homes following changes in the province's real estate rules.The...
A Quick Fix to NAFTA: Canada's Premiers Leave Washington Hoping It's Doable
Canada's premiers leave D.C. hopeful--WASHINGTON - Canada's premiers have left a series of meetings in Washington expressing hope that the upcoming renegotiation of NAFTA will be quick and relatively pain-free, rather than a drawn-out bargaining slugfest.Eight...
Arctic Pack Ice off Newfoundland Eases, Freeing Three Trapped Vessels
Boats free as pack ice eases off Newfoundland--Arctic pack ice that besieged Newfoundland's northeastern coast is showing signs of easing as three fishing boats stuck in thick ice floes returned safely to shore Thursday.Trevor Hodgson, the Canadian Coast...
--Atlantic Update-
---(NL-Ice-Pack)Dense Arctic pack ice has trapped multiple vessels and triggered a high-stakes rescue operation from a sinking ship off Newfoundland.Five fishermen were rescued yesterday from the Avalon Princess fishing boat, which started to take on...
--Atlantic Update-
---(NL-Ice-Pack)Three fishing boats that were trapped in thick ice floes around Newfoundland's northeastern coast have returned safely to shore.A Canadian Coast Guard spokesman says the vessels, which were trapped for days off the coast of La Scie, managed...
B.C. Man Facing Terror Charges Mourned 2014 Quebec, Ottawa Attackers Online: Trial
B.C. man mourned Parliament shooter: terror trial--VANCOUVER - A British Columbia man accused of posting terrorist propaganda online mourned two attackers who were shot dead by police after killing Canadian soldiers in 2014, an expert witness for the...
B.C. Premier Sticking to Rules, Isn't Going Anywhere; NDP Wants to Get to Work
B.C. premier sticks to rules, isn't going anywhere--VICTORIA - The New Democrats were singing, the Liberals were solemn.The contrasts in mood between British Columbia's main political parties was unmistakable Thursday when their members were sworn in...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Clark-Liberals-NDP)Following his party's joyous swearing-in ceremony at the B-C legislature, N-D-P Leader John Horgan says he wants to get to work to test Liberal Premier Christy Clark's hold on power.Horgan -- who has made an agreement with...
Bloc Quebecois Leader Apologizes to MP over Her Ex-Chief of Staff's Conduct
Bloc Quebecois leader apologizes to MP--OTTAWA - The 10 Bloc Quebecois MPs emerged from crisis talks with their leader to show a united front Thursday -- a day after seven of them warned her she had to regain their confidence."Today is a day that has...
Blood Tribe Actor from Alberta on Bringing His Language to 'Wonder Woman'
Blood Tribe actor on bringing his language to 'Wonder Woman'--TORONTO - Eugene Brave Rock knew his role in "Wonder Woman" would elevate awareness of his indigenous culture, but he's still startled by the sheer magnitude of the attention.Since the box...
BMO CEO Downplays Housing Risk, Says Market 'Essentially Heals Itself'
BMO CEO downplays housing market risk--TORONTO - The Bank of Montreal's CEO is downplaying the consequences that would come from a possible correction in house prices, saying the real estate market "essentially heals itself.""I've been involved in banking...
Bonds or GICs for Your Portfolio, Choose What's Right for Your Needs
Bonds or GICs: What's right for your portfolio?--OTTAWA - The stocks held in your portfolio may get all the attention when looking at the performance of your investments, but advisers say finding the right mix in your fixed-income holdings is also important.While...
Business News Advisory
Business News Advisory--Here are the CP Business Department's early plans for today. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Entries are subject to change as news develops. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email Business Editor...
Calgary Flames Switch East Coast League Affiliate to Kansas City Mavericks
Flames switch East Coast Leage affiliate--CALGARY - The Calgary Flames have entered an affiliation agreement with the East Coast League's Kansas City Mavericks for the 2017-18 season.The Mavericks replace the Adirondack Thunder in Glens Falls, N.Y.,...
Canada Human Rights Plans Fraught with Peril, Say Experts and Activists
Canada human rights plans fraught with peril--OTTAWA - Luis Fernando Monroy has literally found himself in the crosshairs of a Canadian foreign policy dilemma: Is Canada truly living up to its commitment to protecting ethnic and minority rights across...
Canada Needs Stronger Protections from Foreign Elections Influence: Senators
Toughen up election law, senators urge--OTTAWA - The Liberal government should toughen up Canada's election law to better protect the voting process from foreign influence -- and money -- in time for the 2019 campaign, senators argue in a new report."The...
Canada's Sharp, Marchand in Contention at LPGA Stop, Henderson Seven Shots Back
Canadians Marchand and Sharp in contention--CAMBRIDGE, Ont. - Preferred lies and ideal conditions left Whistle Bear Golf Club in a prone position for Thursday's opening round at the Manulife LPGA Classic. Canadians Alena Sharp and Brittany Marchand took...
Carr: Canada Would Consider Chinese Investment Proposals for Oilsands
Canada welcomes Chinese business: Carr--OTTAWA - As Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr explores avenues in China to expand foreign investment in the oilsands, his government is being accused of allowing Chinese takeovers of Canadian firms with little...
Child Killer Denied Full Parole over Refusal to Take Responsibility for Actions
Child killer denied full parole--An Ontario woman serving a life sentence for the murder of an eight-year-old boy has once again been denied full parole after authorities found she continued to deflect responsibility for her actions.Amina Chaudhary,...
Coming Deal on National Child Care Will Compel Provinces to Expand Services
Feds, provinces set to sign child care deal--OTTAWA - Provinces won't be able to use federal child-care funding to subsidize their own programs under the terms of a national framework set to be unveiled in the coming days.Instead, the Trudeau government...
Coming Liberal Bill Aims to Resolve Long-Running Legal Spat over Gun Records
Bill aims to resolve gun registry dispute--OTTAWA - The Liberals are aiming to resolve a constitutional challenge over a retroactive Conservative law that ended a probe into RCMP destruction of gun registry records.Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale...
Committee Approves Bill Recognizing Charlottetown as Confederation Birthplace
Committee approves P.E.I. Confederation bill--OTTAWA - A Senate committee has approved a private member's bill recognizing Charlottetown as the birthplace of Confederation, despite some concerns voiced by senators from other provinces.P.E.I. Senator...
Complainant Denies Instigating Sex with Toronto Cops, Trial Hears
Complainant denies instigating sex with cops--TORONTO - A female parking enforcement officer categorically denied instigating a sexual encounter with three Toronto police officers after a night of partying with members of the force, the constables' sexual...
Conservatives Try to Determine Who Leaked Membership List to Firearms Group
Tories try to nail down membership list leak--OTTAWA - Conservative party officials have pinpointed candidate Brad Trost's campaign as one potential source of a suspected leak of the party's membership list.But Trost's campaign manager says an investigation...
DavidsTea Following Tim Hortons in Facing Challenges of Entering U.S. Market
DavidsTea to slow expansion in U.S.--MONTREAL - DavidsTea has joined its coffee rival Tim Hortons in discovering the challenges of entering the American market.The Montreal-based company is struggling to re-energize its U.S. operations by catering better...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Comey-Kasowitz) (Audio: 109)The top two members of the Senate intelligence committee say they believe former F-B-I director James Comey told the truth under oath.Republican Chair Richard Burr says he trusts James Comey.Senator Mark Warner,...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(US-Comey) (Audio: 59)All eyes are on Washington, where former F-B-I Director James Comey has been sworn in and begun his testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee.He started out by saying that even though he was appointed to a 10 year term,...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(US-Comey) (Audio: 78)He didn't mention former F-B-I director James Comey by name, but U-S President Donald Trump opened a speech this morning claiming he and his supporters "are under siege.''Comey spent a little more than two hours testifying before...
Enbridge Sets out Oil Pipeline Growth Plan to Cover Western Canada for a Decade
Enbridge sets out oil pipeline growth plan--CALGARY - Enbridge Inc (TSX:ENB) has outlined a pipeline expansion plan it says can cover the expected oil production increase from Western Canada for the next decade.The company's executive vice-president...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Thursday, June 8
Entertainment News Advisory--Good afternoon from the Canadian Press entertainment 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...
F1 Rookie Stroll Looks to Feed off Hometown Fans at Canadian Grand Prix
Stroll hopes to feed off hometown fans--MONTREAL - Formula One veteran Sergio Perez says local favourite Lance Stroll can expect a unforgettable weekend at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.Stroll, who watched the Canadian Grand Prix from the grandstands as...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Trump-Comey-Kasowitz) (Audio: 101)Donald Trump's lawyer says the testimony of former F-B-I director James Comey shows Trump did not stop anyone investigating the probe of Russia's interference in the U-S election.Marc Kasowitz (KAS'-oh-witz) says...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(US-Trump-Comey)(Audio:38)The top Democrat on the U-S House intelligence committee says fired F-B-I director James Comey's testimony on President Donald Trump's conduct -- quote -- "is certainly evidence of interference or obstruction.''Adam Schiff's...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Myanmar-Military-Plane)Military officials in Myanmar (MEE'-yan-mahr) say the missing transport plane feared lost in the Andaman Sea had 15 children among the passengers on board.A navy ship has found three bodies, life jackets and a plane tire, and...
Former Alouette Bear Woods Feeling Right at Home with Toronto Argonauts
Woods feeling at home with Toronto Argos--TORONTO - It hasn't taken Bear Woods long to feel at home with the Toronto Argonauts.Woods joined his new team Thursday and immediately felt at ease given the Argos boast several former Montreal Alouettes on...
Former UFC Champ Georges St-Pierre Says He Still Wants Bisping for Comeback Bout
GSP still wants Bisping in comeback bout--TORONTO - It's 1,300 days and counting since Georges St-Pierre last fought. But the former UFC welterweight champion says he feels better than ever on the comeback trail."I'm in the best shape of my life," the...
--Fourth NewsWatch-
---(US-Trump-Comey)(Audio:37)The Republican National Committee has released talking points to Trump backers ahead of today's hotly anticipated congressional testimony by fired F-B-I director James Comey.One of the R-N-C notes reads that President Donald...
G7 Summit in Canada Great Opportunity to Advance Country's Priorities: Trudeau
Trudeau thrilled Canada has G7 summit in 2018--LA MALBAIE, Que. - Hosting the next G7 summit will give Canada the perfect opportunity to promote issues that are important to the country, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday.Trudeau was visiting...
Gabriela Dabrowski Becomes First Canadian Woman to Win Tennis Grand Slam
Canada's Dabrowski wins French Open mixed doubles--PARIS - Gabriela Dabrowski etched her name into the history books at the French Open on Thursday.The Ottawa native became the first Canadian woman to capture a Grand Slam title as she and Indian partner...
Group Challenging University of Alberta's Handling of Anti-Abortion Protest
Group challenges handling of anti-abortion protest--EDMONTON - A group that advocates for freedom of speech is in court to challenge how the University of Alberta dealt with a student club that staged an anti-abortion display on campus.The event in March...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Thursday, June 8
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...
Hudson's Bay Eliminating 2,000 Positions to Offset Tough Retail Environment
Hudson's Bay announces 2,000 layoffs--TORONTO - Hudson's Bay Co. (TSX:HBC) said Thursday it is cutting 2,000 jobs across North America to help it compete in an increasingly tough retail environment made more challenging with the rise in online shopping.Canada's...
Manitoba Tories Say NDP Getting Political at Polling Station
Manitoba Tories cry foul in byelection--WINNIPEG - Manitoba's Progressive Conservatives are accusing the Opposition New Democrats of breaking election rules that ban political activities at polling stations.The Tories have filed a complaint with the...
Medicial Examiner Testifies First of Three Murder Victims Was Beaten and Stabbed
Murder trial hears blood stains around one victim--LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - A medical examiner testified Thursday that one of three victims a southern Alberta man is accused of murdering was beaten with a blunt instrument and then stabbed in the neck as she...
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 (15,423.09, up 50.95 points):B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Down six cents, or 1.57 per cent, to $3.75 on...
National Audio 10:55 AM ET
National Audio 10:55 AM ET--NAT064 - (US-Trump-Comey) (WATCH FOR DATING) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-07s. Former F-B-I Director James Comey is testifying to the U-S Senate Intelligence Committee today about his firing by President Donald Trump...
National Audio 11:05 AM ET
National Audio 11:05 AM ET--NAT066 - (Alta-Wildfire-Recovery-Committee) FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta. x-13s. After dozens of public meetings, a committee that was set up to help oversee recovery efforts following last year's devastating wildfire in Fort McMurray,...
National Audio 2:15 PM ET
National Audio 2:15 PM ET--NAT086 - (US-Trump-Comey) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-07s. Fired F-B-I director James Comey spent a little more than two hours testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee about Russian meddling in last year's election...
National Audio 3:55 PM ET
National Audio 3:55 PM ET--NAT101 - (US-Trump-Comey-Kasowitz) WASHINGTON. x-19s. Donald Trump's personal lawyer says the U-S president never directed former F-B-I director James Comey to stop investigating anyone connected to the probe of Russia's interference...
National Audio 4:15 PM ET
National Audio 4:15 PM ET--NAT104 - (US-Comey) WASHINGTON. x-14s. Former F-B-I Director James Comey steered clear of giving his opinion about whether U-S President Trump attempted to obstruct justice when he asked him to back off investigating a former...
National Audio 5:35 PM ET
National Audio 5:35 PM ET--NAT116 - (EU-Germany-Libya-Migrants) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LONDON. x-23s. (Tom Rivers) Germany is pledging an additional 3.5 million euros to help improve conditions for refugees in Libya. (opens with sound) (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT117...
National Audio 6:05 AM ET
National Audio 6:05 AM ET--NAT020 - (US-Bill Cosby) (NOTE CONTENTS) UNDATED. x-30s. (Oscar Wells Gabriel) Bill Cosby's accuser has finished her testimony in the criminal case against the comedian. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT021 - (US-Bill Cosby)...
National Audio 7:25 PM ET
National Audio 7:25 PM ET--NAT128 - (Legis-BC-Swearing-In) VICTORIA, B.C. x-16s. Whoever is elected Speaker of the B-C legislature on June 22nd will have a pivotal role in the new minority government. Liberal house leader Mike de Jong wouldn't say who...
National Audio 8:15 AM ET
National Audio 8:15 AM ET--NAT041 - (US-Trump-Comey) (WATCH FOR DATING) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-28s. (Brad Mielke (MILK'-ee)) U-S President Donald Trump's personal lawyer says Trump is vindicated by James Comey's opening statement ahead of...
National Audio 8:15 PM ET
National Audio 8:15 PM ET--NAT136 - (Domestic-Violence-Study) CALGARY. x-10s. A University of Calgary report suggests domestic violence rates in the city rise around some C-F-L games. The study says there is an increase in calls when the Calgary Stampeders...
National Audio 8:45 AM ET
National Audio 8:45 AM ET--NAT044 - (Britain-London-Bridge-Attack) LONDON. x-29s. (Charles de Ledesma) Investigators have arrested six men in actions directed against terror in Britain. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT045 - (Britain-London-Bridge-Attack)...
New Defence Policy Calls for More Money, Equipment
Defence policy sets priorities--OTTAWA - The government's new defence policy, released this week, includes pledges of more money and better equipment for the Canadian Forces over the next 20 years. A look at some of the highlights:-- Spend $62 billion...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Comey-Kasowitz) (Audio: 100)Donald Trump's lawyer says the U-S president never directed former F-B-I director James Comey to stop investigating anyone, including former adviser Michael Flynn.Marc Kasowitz (KAS'-oh-witz) was responding to Comey's...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(US-Comey) (Audio: 68)Former F-B-I director James Comey says he thought President Donald Trump was "looking to get something'' from him in return for keeping his job.Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee this morning about his January dinner...
Nova Scotia Man Who Fled U.S. on a Rented Snowmobile Jailed for Bankruptcy Fraud
N.S. man who fled U.S. via snowmobile jailed--BOSTON - An "almost illiterate" Nova Scotia man who made it rich in Massachusetts real estate and then fled across the border back to Canada on a rented snowmobile to avoid criminal prosecution has been jailed...
N.S. Medical Examiner Open to Inquiry in Soldier's Death If Hospital Review Weak
Desmond death inquiry possible:medical examiner--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's medical examiner says he'll consider ordering a public inquiry into the death of a former Canadian soldier who fatally shot his wife, daughter and mother if a provincial review...
N.S. Sailor Jailed Three Years for Sexually Assaulting Woman He Met on Facebook
Sailor jailed three years for sex assault--HALIFAX - A Halifax-area navy sailor has been jailed three years for sexually assaulting a woman he met over Facebook.Leading Seaman Paul Simpson, 43, assaulted the woman on their second date, on Feb. 23, 2014,...
O'Leary, Coe to Make Rugby Test Debuts for Canada against Georgia in Calgary
O'Leary, Coe to make test debuts for Canada--Shane O'Leary and Andrew Coe will make their test debuts Saturday when Canada hosts Georgia in Calgary to kick off its June rugby international series.Both will start in the backline with O'Leary at fly half...
On Canada's New Military Drones, Forget Hollywood's Take, Vance Urges
Military drones won't be assassins: general--OTTAWA - Public perceptions about armed drones have been clouded by Hollywood, Canada's top soldier said Thursday as he insisted the Canadian Armed Forces won't be using its stealthy new technology for so-called...
Ontario Launches New Autism Program; Practitioners to Be Regulated
Ontario launches new autism program--TORONTO - Ontario announced the launch of its new autism program on Thursday, which is expected to go much more smoothly than the Liberal government's last attempt that angered thousands of families and spawned large...
--Ontario Update-
---(Carding-Review)Ontario's human rights commissioner says she's confident that a judge who recently led a review into police oversight in the province will do a good job reviewing the practice of street checks.Renu Mandhane (RAY'-nu man-DAHN'-ee) says...
--Ontario Update-
---(Thunder-Bay-Deaths)Thunder Bay's acting police chief says she doesn't think it's necessary for R-C-M-P to investigate the recent deaths of indigenous teens in the city.Sylvie Hauth told a news conference that the independent Office of the Independent...
'Orphan Black' Set for Final Season after Making Big Impact on Canadian TV
'Orphan Black' set to go black with season 5--TORONTO - When Tatiana Maslany first stepped onto the Toronto set of "Orphan Black" in 2012, doubt crept into her mind."I was like, 'How do we get through a season of this show?'" recalled the Regina native,...
Parliament Audio 1:45 PM ET
Parliament Audio 1:45 PM ET--P07 - (Carr-China-Investments) OTTAWA. x-17s. Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr says when it comes to Chinese investments in the oil sands, Canada is open for business. Carr is on a five-day trade mission to China related...
Parliament Audio 5:05 PM ET
Parliament Audio 5:05 PM ET--P11 - (Carr-China-Investment) OTTAWA. x-14s. The Trudeau government is being accused of allowing Chinese takeovers of Canadian firms with little regard for national security. Conservative House Leader Candice Bergen told...
Pirate Joe's Closes in Vancouver Rather Than Fight U.S. Grocer Trader Joe's
Legal fight closes Trader Joe's B.C. knock-off--VANCOUVER - The British Columbia grocery store operator who once said he was doing "nothing but good" for the American chain store Trader Joe's, has given up his fight to bring the U.S. retailer's products...
Police Won't Say What Killed Woman, 18, on Dark Dartmouth Pathway
Police won't say how woman, 18, killed--DARTMOUTH, N.S. - Police won't say what caused the death of an 18-year-old Nova Scotia woman found dying on a dark Dartmouth walkway this week.Chelsie Probert was rushed to hospital late Tuesday, where she later...
Prairie Audio 12:10 PM MT
Prairie Audio 12:10 PM MT----PR10 - (Domestic-Violence-Study)CALGARY. x-12s. A University of Calgary study has found a link between domestic violence and certain sporting events and holidays. Lana Wells, who teaches social work and public policy, was...
Prairie Audio 4:50 PM MT
Prairie Audio 4:50 PM MT----PR13 - (Anti-Abortion-Challenge)EDMONTON. x-11s. A group that advocates for freedom of speech is in court to challenge how the University of Alberta dealt with a student club that staged an anti-abortion display on campus....
Prairie Audio 8:40 AM MT
Prairie Audio 8:40 AM MT--PR04 - (Alta-Wildfire-Recovery-Committee)FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta. x-12s. After dozens of public meetings, a committee that was set up to help oversee recovery efforts following last year's devastating wildfire in Fort McMurray...
--Prairie Update-
(Mba-Labour-Dispute)Members of Local 500 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees have voted to reject the City of Winnipeg's recent contract offer.The union representing four thousand city workers now has a strike mandate, though union officials say...
--Prairie Update-
(US-Cda-Premiers) (Mba Note)Manitoba's premier -- one of several who visited Washington for meetings ahead of upcoming NAFTA talks -- says the U-S has a choice to make.Brian Pallister says tweaking the free-trade agreement could be done quickly but renegotiating...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
(Raw-Milk-Decision)Ontario dairy farmer Michael Schmidt believes a judge's decision on his raw milk operation could go either way.York Region and Ontario's Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs want an injunction to shut down the raw milk operation...
Prep-Entertainment-Report for Thursday, June 8
Prep-Entertainment-Report for June 8-----DIXIE HUMMINGBIRDS Honoured IN PHILADELPHIAPHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The influential gospel group The Dixie Hummingbirds now have a historical marker in their hometown of Philadelphia. Mayor Jim Kenney unveiled the...
Prep-LifeWatch
----(Heart-Risk-Wealth)A new American study finds that people with lower incomes are lagging behind when it comes to controlling risk factors for heart disease.Researchers looked at 15 years' worth of data from the U-S National Health and Nutrition Examination...
Prep-Music-Report for Thursday, June 8
Prep-Music-Report for June 8-----CMT AWARDSNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- After walking away empty-handed at the Grammy Awards and the Academy of Country Music Awards earlier this year, Keith Urban found redemption at the CMT Music Awards. The country star...
Quebec Woman Who Stopped on Highway for Ducks, Causing Fatal Crash, Loses Appeal
Stopping for ducks: Quebec woman loses appeal--MONTREAL - Quebec's highest court has upheld the verdict and sentence in the case of a woman who stopped to help ducks along a highway causing a crash that claimed two lives.The Quebec Court of Appeal on...
Ray Early's Field Goal Lifts Redblacks over Tiger-Cats 30-29 in Pre-Season Game
Early lifts Redblacks over Tiger-Cats 30-29--OTTAWA - Hamilton Tiger-Cats coach Kent Austin didn't worry about wins or losses on Thursday night, which was a good thing.Ray Early kicked a 37-yard field goal with 68 seconds left to play to give the Ottawa...
RCMP Probe of Indigenous Teen Deaths Not Necessary: Thunder Bay, Ont., Police
No RCMP probe of deaths: Thunder Bay chief--THUNDER BAY, Ont. - The acting police chief of Thunder Bay, Ont., says she doesn't believe it's "practical or necessary" for RCMP to investigate the recent deaths of indigenous teens in the city.Three First...
Report into Fort McMurray Wildfire Cites Communications Breakdown in Early Days
Comms breakdown in Fort McMurray fire:report--EDMONTON - A report into the Fort McMurray wildfire cites critical communications breakdowns as the fire swept into the municipality and forced thousands to flee.Independent consultants that produced the...
Rising Debt, Sizzling Housing Markets Leave Canada More Vulnerable: Central Bank
Central bank flags debt, real estate as concerns--OTTAWA - The country's financial system has become increasingly exposed to economic shocks amid the continued rise of household debt and still-scorching housing prices in major markets, the Bank of Canada...
Rotting Humpback Whale Removed from N.L. Cove, Buried at Waste Site
Rotting whale hauled away from N.L. cove--OUTER COVE, N.L. - Residents of a small eastern Newfoundland town are breathing a little easier after the rotting remains of a massive humpback whale were finally removed from their shoreline.John Kennedy, mayor...
Scheer, Mulcair Join to Press Trudeau on Official Appointments Process
Scheer, Mulcair press Trudeau on appointments--OTTAWA - The leaders of both the Conservatives and New Democrats say the prime minister needs a new system for choosing officers of Parliament.In a joint letter, Andrew Scheer and Tom Mulcair say they want...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(Defence-Policy-Review)The U-S is welcoming Canada's marked increase in investment in the military, spelled out in the Trudeau government's new defence policy.Defence Secretary Jim Mattis says America is "heartened" by news Canada will spend 62-billion...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Comey) (Audio: 104)Former F-B-I Director James Comey avoided giving his opinion about whether U-S President Trump attempted to obstruct justice when he asked him to back off investigating a former Trump adviser.Asked if the request rises to obstruction...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(US-Comey) (Audio: 49) (WATCH FOR DATING)Fired F-B-I director James Comey is set to recount talks with U-S President Donald Trump that he says made him deeply uneasy and concerned about the blurring of boundaries between the White House and the bureau.Comey's...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(U-S-Trump-Comey) (Audio: 110)The chairman of the U-S Senate Intelligence committee says there's more work ahead in the committee's investigation after hearing testimony from former F-B-I Director James Comey.Senator Richard Burr says the committee...
--Sixth NewsWatch-
---(US-Comey)(Audio: 41)There was a long line outside the U-S Capitol building in Washington this morning of people wanting to be in the room when former F-B-I director James Comey testifies before a congressional committee.Comey's written testimony...
Southern Alberta Town Ravaged by 2013 Flood Sees Development as Promising Sign
Town ravaged by 2013 flood sees development--HIGH RIVER, Alta. - A new housing and retail development in High River, Alta., is being hailed as proof of renewed confidence in the town's ability to handle another flood event.Massive floods that raged through...
SportsCall Audio 6:10 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 6:10 AM ET--NAT030 - (SPORTS-BKN-NBA Finals) CLEVELAND. x-12s. The Golden State Warriors are just one more victory away from winning the N-B-A title. Kevin Durant put Golden State ahead for good with a three-pointer in the final minute...
Study Finds Link between Domestic Violence and Some Sporting Events
Study links some sports events to domestic violence--CALGARY - A study suggests domestic violence calls in Calgary spike around the end of the Calgary Stampede and some high-stakes football games.Researchers with the University of Calgary's School of...
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