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Articles from June 13, 2017

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'60S Scoop Survivors Accuse Government of Back-Tracking after Legal Battle
'60s Scoop survivors say Canada back-tracking--TORONTO - Survivors of the '60s Scoop accuse the Liberal government of opting for further hard-ball litigation, despite losing a bitterly fought legal battle, as a way to avoid paying compensation to thousands...
About 1 in 6 People with Autism Interacted with Police over 18 Months: Study
1 in 6 Ontarians with autism interacted with police: study--TORONTO - An Ontario-based study says that roughly one in six people with autism had at least one interaction with police over an 18-month period.And while criminal charges were laid in only...
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Alimentation Couche-Tard Keen on Selling Cannabis in Convenience Stores
Alimentation Couche-Tard wants to sell cannabis--MONTREAL - If Quebec's biggest chain of convenience stores has its way, customers will eventually be able to buy cannabis along with their chips, beer and cigarettes.Alimentation Couche-Tard has hired...
Anthony Jackson-Hamel Scores in 87 Minute, Canada Beats Curacao 2-1
Jackson-Hamel goal lifts Canada over Curacao 2-1--Montreal Impact fans are used to seeing Anthony Jackson-Hamel come off the bench to score goals but now he's doing it for Canada's national team as well.Jackson-Hamel's strike from 20 yards in the 87th...
Atlantic Audio 2:55 PM AT
Atlantic Audio 2:55 PM AT--AT02 - (Dalhousie-Homicide)HALIFAX. x-09s. The Crown says Halifax medical student William Sandeson lured Taylor Samson to his apartment and shot him in the back of the head during a drug deal nearly two years ago. Sandeson...
Atlantic Update
(Dalhousie-Homicide)The defence lawyer for a Halifax university student says his client is not a criminal mastermind and the Crown has twisted evidence in his first-degree murder case.In his closing argument, Eugene Tan says the Crown attempted to make...
--Atlantic Update-
---(NS-Cabinet)Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil will unveil his new cabinet on Thursday -- just over two weeks after the Liberals won their second straight majority government.Lieutenant-Governor J. J. Grant will swear in the new ministers at an invitation-only...
Bank of Canada's Poloz Says 2015 Rate Cuts to Help Economy Have 'Done Their Job'
Poloz says low rates have 'done their job'--OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada sent out more signals Tuesday that it's moving closer to an interest-rate hike as the economy continues to strengthen.Governor Stephen Poloz told the CBC in an interview broadcast...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Harassment-Trial)A B-C Supreme Court jury has heard about a series of harassing emails allegedly sent to a woman by her ex-husband, including one that said he'd shoot her if it wasn't illegal.Desiree Capuano (cap-OO'-an-oh) testified that the...
Blue Jays Fail to Reach .500 Again, Beaten by Tampa Rays as Estrada Struggles
Jays lose to Rays as Estrada struggles again--TORONTO - The Blue Jays' bid to get to .500 this season took another hit Tuesday night.Tampa Bay rookie Jake Faria handcuffed Toronto over 6 1/3 innings and the Rays tormented Jays starter Marco Estrada en...
Brown Unfazed about Not Having Favourite for $1-Million North America Cup
Brown sends two horses to North America Cup--CAMPBELLVILLE, Ont. - Brian Brown isn't the least bit concerned about not having the favourite for the $1-million Pepsi North America Cup.Brown will have two horses -- Fear The Dragon and Downbytheseaside...
Canada at 150: Many Indigenous People See Little Reason to Celebrate
Many indigenous people see little reason to mark 150--EDMONTON - After surviving 11 years in a residential school with art as his only escape, 19-year-old Alex Janvier was ready for freedom.But in mid-1950s Canada, freedom still depended on the colour...
CAPP Forecasts 33 per Cent Oil Production Climb by 2030 despite Slowing Growth
Oil production forecast to grow 33% by 2030--CALGARY - The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers expects oil production to climb 33 per cent by 2030 even as pipeline constraints and competition for investment threaten to slow future growth.The...
Celebrity Birthdays for June 13
Celebrity birthdays for June 13--Celebrity Birthdays for June 13:Actor Bob McGrath ("Sesame Street") is 85.Artist Christo is 82. Magician Siegfried of Siegfried and Roy is 78.Actor Malcolm McDowell is 74.CFL Hall of Fame receiver Terry Evanshen is 73.Singer...
Central Bank Warns of Cyberattack Vulnerabilities in Financial Sector
Central bank warns of cyberattack gaps--OTTAWA - Canada's interconnected banks are vulnerable to a cascading series of cyberattacks that could undermine broad confidence in the financial system, the Bank of Canada warns.The structural vulnerability could...
Chuckwagon Racer in Saskatchewan Sues Husky Oil over Death, Injury of Horses
Chuckwagon racer sues Husky over death of horses--ST. WALBURG, Sask. - A veteran champion Canadian chuckwagon racer is suing a subsidiary of Husky Energy for almost $3.7 million over the death and injury of 16 horses from his racing team.Wayne Knight,...
Cop Who Killed Teen Says Judge Was Wrong to Exclude 'Suicide by Cop' Evidence
Cop who killed Sammy Yatim wants conviction quashed--TORONTO - A Toronto police officer who gunned down a troubled teen on an empty streetcar four years ago says the judge overseeing his trial was wrong to exclude evidence meant to suggest the 18-year-old...
CORRECTION-Twelfth NewsWatch
---Stations, please substitute the following for the story slugged (Chicken-Abuse) in the Twelfth NewsWatch.(Fixes number of fired to five in total)---(BoC-Poloz-Rates)The loonie took off like a shot this morning on signals the Bank of Canada is moving...
'Daytime Divas' Star Vanessa Williams Says Star Jones Inspired Her Character
'Daytime Divas' has some truth, says Vanessa Williams--TORONTO - Some of the behind-the-scenes drama on the new TV series "Daytime Divas" is true to life, says star Vanessa Williams.Inspired by TV personality Star Jones's book "Satan's Sisters: A Novel...
Doctors Challenge Policy Requiring Referral for Services That Clash with Morals
Doctors challenge policy requiring referral for services that clash with morals--TORONTO - The debate over Ontario doctors' right to refuse to provide medical services that clash with their moral or religious beliefs is headed to court.A group of five...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Russia-Probe) (Audio: 127)U-S Attorney General Jeff Sessions has denied having an undisclosed meeting with Russia's ambassador to the U-S.Testifying at a packed Senate hearing, Sessions vowed to defend his honour against what he called "scurrilous...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Sears-Canada)Sears Canada says it could sell or restructure itself because of significant doubt about its ability to continue as a going concern.The retailer announced this morning its cash and forecast cash flows from operations are not expected...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(StatCan-Hate-Crimes) (Audio: P01)Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says he finds the latest numbers on hate crimes disturbing.Statistics Canada says hate crimes reported to police rose by five per cent in 2015, largely due to an increase in incidents...
Entertainment News as of 10 A.M. Tuesday, June 13
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Ex-Wife in Online Harassment Case Tells Jury Emails Left Her Scared
Harassing emails left ex-wife scared: trial hears--VANCOUVER - A woman who says a series of harassing emails from her ex-husband left her constantly looking over her shoulder, wept as she relayed the torment to a B.C. Supreme Court jury on Tuesday. Patrick...
Feds Set to Meet with Fighter Jet Firms amid Super Hornet Questions
Feds set to meet with fighter jet makers--OTTAWA - Federal officials are expected to sit down with representatives from different fighter jet makers in Paris next week, as uncertainty swirls over the Trudeau government's plan to buy "interim" Super Hornets.The...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Trump-Russia-Probe) (Audio: 144)U-S Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he will not describe his conversations with U-S President Donald Trump about the firing of F-B-I Director James Comey to the Senate intelligence committee.Sessions says Trump...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(Bill-Cosby-Trial)(Audio:25)Four hours of deliberations netted no decision before jurors in the Billy Cosby trial retired for the night -- but they will be back at it this morning near Philadelphia.The jury is working to decide whether Cosby drugged...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Chicken-Abuse)Animal advocates in B-C have opened a formal investigation into what they call "absolutely sickening" alleged animal abuse by a chicken-catching service in Chilliwack.S-P-C-A spokeswoman Marcie Moriarty says the agency has undercover...
Former Basketball Star Who Killed Father Denied Unescorted Passes from Jail
No passes from jail for man who killed father--CALGARY - The Parole Board of Canada has denied a former Calgary basketball star who killed his father unescorted passes from jail.The parole board says it would be "premature and unrealistic" to allow Shawn...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Chicken-Abuse) (Audio: 97)British Columbia's S-P-C-A has launched a formal investigation into allegations of animal cruelty at farms rounding up chickens for transport to a slaughter plant in Port Coquitlam.The animal rights group Mercy For Animals...
--Fourth NewsWatch-
---(US-Cosby-Trial)A second day of deliberations will continue this morning by the jury in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial in Pennsylvania.Jurors deliberated for four hours last night, and asked the judge to allow them to hear again this morning what...
Halifax Medical Student Committed Murder in Bid to Alleviate Debt Load: Crown
Med student killed to ease debt load: Crown--Halifax medical student William Sandeson lured Taylor Samson to his apartment and shot him in the back of the head during a drug deal as part of a scheme to alleviate his debt, a Crown lawyer argued Tuesday.Sandeson...
Harness Racing to Make Full-Time Move to Mohawk Racetrack in 2018
Harness racing moving to Mohawk full time--CAMPBELLVILLE, Ont. - Canada's biggest harness-racing track is getting a facelift.Woodbine Entertainment pledged over $10 million for Mohawk Racetrack on Tuesday for upgrades to the facility that will allow...
Hate Crimes Rose Five per Cent in 2015, Here Are Some Details
Some facts about hate crimes in Canada--OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says police-reported hate crimes showed a five per cent increase in 2015, led by a rise in the number of incidents directed at Muslims. Some facts about the findings:-- Hate crimes are...
'He Told Me She Was in Heaven:' Father Testifies at Son's Triple-Murder Trial
Father sobs while testifying at son's murder trial--LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - The father of a man charged with killing three people including a two-year-old girl says his son told him she was in heaven.Derek Saretzky, 24, is on trial in Lethbridge, Alta.,...
How to Elevate Grilled Meats, Fish and Vegetables with Rubs, Marinades and Sauces
How to imbue grilled food with flavour--TORONTO - Layering rubs, marinades and sauces on grilled and smoked food is the key to complexity of flavour, says Steven Raichlen, author of the new book "Barbecue Sauces, Rubs and Marinades -- Bastes, Butters...
Incidents Targeting Muslims Drove Rise in Hate Crimes in 2015: StatsCan
Hate crimes in Canada up in 2015: StatsCan--OTTAWA - Canadians are in denial about hate crimes, advocates said Tuesday, as Statistics Canada released new figures documenting a spike in police-reported incidents in 2015.The agency reported crimes motivated...
Jays Take College Shortstop Warmoth, Pitcher Pearson in First Round of Draft
Jays take SS Warmoth, RHP Pearson at MLB draft--The Toronto Blue Jays had watched Logan Warmoth progress from a teenager who went undrafted out of high school three years ago to a top-ranked shortstop in the NCAA this season.So when Steve Sanders, Toronto's...
Manitoba NDP Retains Point Douglas Riding in Provincial Byelection
Manitoba NDP wins provincial byelection--WINNIPEG - Manitoba's Opposition New Democrats retained their safest seat -- the Point Douglas constituency in inner-city Winnipeg -- in a byelection Tuesday night, but by a much narrower margin than in previous...
Manitoba Politician Says She Caught 'Pervert' with Camera Trying to Film Her
MLA says she caught 'pervert' with camera--WINNIPEG - A Manitoba member of the legislature says she caught someone trying to record her on the toilet of a bathroom in The Forks, a popular historic site in Winnipeg.Nahanni Fontaine says she was in a washroom...
Man Who Lost Fingers to Frostbite in Trek to Canada Gets Refugee Status
Refugee status granted to man who lost digits--WINNIPEG - More than five months after he almost froze to death walking across the Canada-United States border, eventually losing his fingers to frostbite, Razak Iyal was granted refugee status Tuesday."If...
Microbrew Beer Flap Settled, Quebec to Sell 150th-Anniversary Suds
Quebec to sell 150th-anniversary microbrew beer--MONTREAL - After seemingly being frosty to the idea, Quebec liquor stores will carry a special cross-country craft beer pack that celebrates Canada's 150th birthday.A dozen breweries from Canada's 10 provinces,...
Military's Much-Delayed New Helicopters Return to Limited Service
New military helicopters back in service--HALIFAX - The Royal Canadian Air Force has resumed limited flights on its new Cyclone helicopters after a software problem grounded the aircraft for nine weeks and created delays in training air crew.Col. Peter...
National Audio 12:45 PM ET
National Audio 12:45 PM ET--NAT079 - (Sask-School-Shooting) MEADOW LAKE, Saskatchewan. x-14s. A sentencing hearing has resumed for a teen who killed four people and injured seven in a shooting in La Loche (LOSH), Saskatchewan in January 2016. An agreed...
National Audio 1:35 PM ET
National Audio 1:35 PM ET--NAT087 - (Cyclones-Grounded) HALIFAX. x-13s. The Royal Canadian Air Force has resumed limited flights of its Cyclone helicopters after a software problem grounded the aircraft for nine weeks. Colonel Peter Allan -- wing commander...
National Audio 2:05 PM ET
National Audio 2:05 PM ET--NAT093 - (Dalhousie-Homicide) HALIFAX. x-09s. The Crown says Halifax medical student William Sandeson lured Taylor Samson to his apartment and shot him in the back of the head during a drug deal nearly two years ago. Sandeson...
National Audio 2:25 PM ET
National Audio 2:25 PM ET--NAT097 - (Chicken-Abuse) TORONTO. x-15s. The animal rights group Mercy For Animals has released shocking video allegedly showing workers at what spokeswoman Lindsay Wolf says are more than a dozen B-C farms abusing chickens...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT001 - (US-Bill-Cosby) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LANSDALE, Pa. x-27s. (Brad Mielke) The jury in the Bill Cosby trial now has the case and deliberated four hours before being sent to their hotel late Monday night. A-B-C's Brad...
National Audio 3:55 AM ET
National Audio 3:55 AM ET--NAT021 - (Business-Minute) TORONTO. x-65s. (Karen Rebot (REE'-boh)) The Canadian Press Business Minute. (SOURCE:The Canadian Press) --NAT022 - (US-Uber-Culture-Change) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) SAN FRANCISCO. x-29s. (Alex Stone)...
National Audio 4:45 AM ET
National Audio 4:45 AM ET--NAT030 - (ENT-MUSIC-Charts) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HOLLYWOOD. x-36s. (Jason Nathanson) A new top album, and a Justin Bieber record are on the singles chart. Here's A-B-C's Jason Nathanson (opens with and contains music) (SOURCE:ABC)...
National Audio 5:25 AM ET
National Audio 5:25 AM ET--NAT037 - (US-Orlando-Nightclub-Shooting) (EXTENDED) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) ORLANDO. x-26s. There were hugs, prayers, tears and songs in Orlando, Florida last night to remember the 49 people who were killed one year ago during...
National Audio 6:25 AM ET
National Audio 6:25 AM ET--NAT046 - (US-Trump-Mueller) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-15s. White House officials are responding to reports of another potentially bombshell political development in Washington. Trump administration officials tell A-B-C...
National Audio 8:55 PM ET
National Audio 8:55 PM ET--NAT136 - (US-NKorea-Student) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-24s. An American college student released from prison in North Korea is expected to arrive in Ohio late tonight. Otto Warmbier will be taken immediately to the University...
National Audio 9:25 AM ET
National Audio 9:25 AM ET--NAT064 - (US-Summer-of-Love-Turns-50) SAN FRANCISCO. x-20s. This season marks the 50th anniversary of that legendary "Summer of Love," when throngs of American youth descended on San Francisco to join a cultural revolution....
NBA Champions List
NBA Champions list--NBA Champions2016-17 _ Golden State Warriors2015-16 _ Cleveland Cavaliers2014-15 _ Golden State Warriors2013-14 _ San Antonio Spurs2012-13 _ Miami Heat2011-12 _ Miami Heat2010-11 _ Dallas Mavericks2009-10 _ Los Angeles Lakers2008-09...
New Brunswick Doctors Ask Government to Set Legal Marijuana Age at 21
N.B. doctors want legal weed age set at 21--FREDERICTON - The New Brunswick Medical Society says the legal age to buy marijuana should be 21 -- and the age for tobacco should be raised to 21, too.The society has issued 14 recommendations to the provincial...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Russia)The White House says U-S President Donald Trump "has no intention" of firing the special counsel investigating Russian meddling in the presidential election.Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders made the announcement to reporters aboard...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Sears-Canada) (Audio: 66)The fate of Sears Canada's 95 department stores, 26 Sears Home locations and 14 outlets is in doubt after the company reported another dismal quarter and said there is "significant doubt'' about its future.Shares plummeted...
No Clear Motive Behind Shooting That Killed Four in la Loche: Sentencing Hearing
No clear motive for La Loche shooting--MEADOW LAKE, Sask. - A child psychiatrist and a psychologist say it's not clear why a teen killed four people and injured seven in a shooting that devastated the northern Saskatchewan community of La Loche in January...
Ontario Researchers to Study Dust for Carcinogens after Fort McMurray Fire
Ontario researchers to study dust after Fort Mac fire--TORONTO - A group of Ontario researchers is travelling to Fort McMurray, Alta., next month to study dust left in homes from the forest fire that ravaged the city last year.The team's work is among...
Ontario's Second Cap-and-Trade Auction Sells out of Current Allowances
Ontario's 2nd cap-and-trade auction sells out--TORONTO - Ontario's second cap-and-trade auction sold out of its current allowances this month, bringing the program's total revenue so far to nearly $1 billion.The June auction in the system aimed at lowering...
--Ontario Update-
---(Autism-Police)Researchers say a new Ontario-based study suggests police need more training on the range of behaviours people with autism can exhibit.The study -- a collaboration between Toronto's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and York University...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-OPSEU-Deal)OP-SEU's correctional bargaining unit is recommending its members reject a four-year contract extension being offered by the province.The deal offers Ontario's public servants a 7.5 per cent raise over the four years of the contract...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory addition for Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists.ADDITION: AP coverage, US-East...
Prairie Audio 1:10 PM MT
Prairie Audio 1:10 PM MT--PR03 - (CRIME-Abuse-Trial)CALGARY. x-09s. A Calgary couple accused of abusing their two orphaned nieces and a nephew with wooden spoons, needles and barbecue forks have been acquitted of most charges. The uncle has been acquitted...
Prairie Audio 4:30 PM MT
Prairie Audio 4:30 PM MT----PR09 - (Mba-Refugee-Frostbite)WINNIPEG. x-10s. A man who walked across the Manitoba border from the United States in the dead of winter has been granted refugee status. Razak Iyal (rah-ZAK' ee-YAHL') who is originally from...
Prairie Audio 9:50 PM MT
Prairie Audio 9:50 PM MT--PR11 - (Mba-Byelection)WINNIPEG. x-12s. Manitoba's Opposition New Democrats have retained a stronghold seat in Winnipeg's inner-city. The New Democrats captured the byelection last night in Point Douglas -- a seat they have...
--Prairie Update-
(Mba-Churchill-No-Rail)The company that runs the major store in Churchill, Manitoba, says the cost of some food could end up doubling if the suspension of rail service to the community continues much longer.Omnitrax, the owners of the Hudson Bay Railway...
--Prairie Update-
(Sask-School-Shooting)A sentencing hearing for a teen who killed four people and injured seven others in a northern Saskatchewan shooting has been told it's still not clear why he did it.Doctor Declan Quinn -- a child psychiatrist who met with the teen...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
(Chicken-Abuse)It's being called a sickening case of alleged animal abuse at a farm labour company in Chilliwack, B-C.In disturbing undercover video, workers are seen throwing, hitting, dismembering and killing chickens.The workers were hired to round...
Prep-LifeWatch
---(Living-Cancer-Drugs)Ken Shefveland of Vancouver, Washington is elated after receiving a new experimental cancer treatment that seems to have wiped out his lymphoma.Doctors removed some of his immune cells, engineered them into cancer assassins and...
Quebec Police Suspect Double Murder-Suicide in Slayings at Nudist Campsite
3 dead in what Quebec cops believe was a love triangle--SAINTE-BRIGITTE-DES-SAULTS, Que. - The deaths of a 50-year-old woman and two men in their 70s at a Quebec nudist campsite appear to have been a double murder followed by a suicide that stemmed from...
Recipes: Dessert Rub, Black Pepper Spiced Rub for Steak, All-Purpose Rub
Recipes: Rubs for meat, fish, and even dessert--Rubs are a great way to give a base flavour to grilled food -- and they need not be limited to use on meats.They're usually applied several hours before cooking so that a marinating effect takes place....
Redblacks Defensive Back Antoine Pruneau Plans to Fulfil High Expectations
Pruneau intends to fulfil expectations--OTTAWA - Defensive back Antoine Pruneau knows the Ottawa Redblacks have high expectations for him and he has every intention of fulfilling them.The fourth overall pick from the 2014 draft struggled at times last...
Rescued British Sailor Returns to Shore, Plans to Race across the Atlantic Again
Sailor back on shore after high-seas rescue--HALIFAX - Mervyn Wheatley arrived on dry ground Tuesday, looking forward to a Halifax lobster lunch, a flight home to his wife, and buying a new sailboat so he can race across the Atlantic again next year.The...
Saskatchewan Pens Letter to Federal Natural Resources Minister on Update of NEB
Saskatchewan sends letter on NEB update--REGINA - The Saskatchewan government has submitted its response to a report on the modernization of the National Energy Board.Energy Minister Dustin Duncan has sent a letter to federal Natural Resources Minister...
Searchers Scour B.C. Interior for Signs of Missing Plane, Two Passengers
Search continues for missing plane in B.C.--KELOWNA, B.C. - The following story was originally published on Sunday, June 11.The search for a small plane and two passengers that disappeared en route to Kamloops, B.C., could take weeks, says a military...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(Bill-Cosby-Trial)(Audio:02)The jury in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial will resume deliberations this morning after deliberating for about four hours last night.Cosby is accused of drugging and violating Toronto woman Andrea Constand in his Philadelphia-area...
Seven Stories in the News for Today, June 13
Seven stories in the news for today, June 13--Seven stories in the news for Tuesday, June 13------BANK OF CANADA WARNS OF CYBERATTACK GAPSCanada's interconnected banks are vulnerable to a cascading series of cyberattacks that could undermine broad confidence...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Bill-Cosby) (Audio: 121)Jury deliberations in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial have stretched into their second evening.Jurors reviewed more than a dozen passages from a deposition Cosby gave more than a decade ago, as well as the testimony of...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Sears-Canada) (Audio: 64)Sears Canada is warning there's "significant doubt'' regarding its ability to continue as a going concern.After reporting a first-quarter loss of 144.1-million-dollars this morning, the struggling retailer announced it is...
Short Construction Season: Omnitrax Says Rail to Churchill out until Spring
Rail to Churchill definitely out until spring: Omnitrax--CHURCHILL, Man. - The company that owns the broken Hudson Bay Railway line to Churchill in northern Manitoba says the track is badly damaged and will be closed until next spring.It had been hoped...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Bill-Cosby) (Audio: 119)The jury at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial has asked for the testimony of the police officer who took the initial report from Cosby's accuser.The 79-year-old comedian is charged with drugging and sexually assaulting...
--Sixth NewsWatch-
---(Sears-Canada)Troubled national retailer Sears Canada is casting doubts about its future.It says it's only been able to arrange about 109-million dollars to meet financial obligations over the next year -- 66-million less than anticipated -- and there's...
SportsCall Audio 12:50 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 12:50 AM ET--NAT171 - (SPORTS-BKN-NBA-Finals) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) OAKLAND, Calif. x-05s. The Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 in Game 5 of the N-B-A Finals, winning their second championship in three years....
SportsCall Audio 3:30 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 3:30 AM ET--NAT020 - (SPORTS-BKN-NBA-Finals) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) OAKLAND, Calif. x-10s. The Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 in Game 5 of the N-B-A Finals, winning the title for the second time in three...
Students Can Opt out of Religious Classes at Catholic School after Complaint Settled
Settlement in rights case over religious class--TORONTO - Students at an Ontario Catholic school board will soon have more flexibility to opt out of religious courses and programs thanks to a human rights settlement that could have implications across...
--Tenth NewsWatch-
---(Sears-Canada)Shares in Sears Canada rebounded slightly by midday after plunging 39 per cent after the Toronto stock market opened this morning.Investors sold off their shares after the retailer announced there is significant doubt about its future...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, June 14
The Canadian Press News Agenda for June 14--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for June 14 as of 9:50 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 Rise and Decline of Retailer Sears Canada
The rise and decline of retailer Sears Canada--TORONTO - The rise and decline of retailer Sears Canada1952 -- Simpsons-Sears is founded as a national mail-order business, as part of a partnership between the Robert Simpson Company of Toronto and Sears...
--Third NewsWatch-
---(Bill-Cosby-Trial)(Audio:26)Jurors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial want to hear more of his deposition testimony from his accuser's previous civil lawsuit when they resume deliberations this morning.Cosby chose not to testify when the defence...
--Thirteenth NewsWatch-
---(EU-France-Britain)French President Emmanuel Macron says while he respects the results of the Brexit vote, from the European point of view, it is still possible for Britain to stay in the European Union.A referendum last year saw the United Kingdom...
Today in History - June 13
Today in History - June 13--Today in History for June 13:In 323 B.C., Alexander III of Macedonia, better known as "Alexander the Great," died at age 32.In 1525, German church reformer Martin Luther married former nun Katherine von Bora. They had six...
Top News Advisory for Tuesday, June 13
Top News Advisory for June 13--TOP NEWS ADVISORYTuesday, June 132:30 p.m. ETHere are the latest Top News stories from The Canadian Press. All times are Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to...
Top News Advisory for Tuesday, June 13
Top News Advisory for June 13--TOP NEWS ADVISORYTuesday, June 136 p.m. ETHere are the latest Top News stories from The Canadian Press. All times are Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change...
Tour of Montreal's Red-Light District Highlights City's Notorious Past
Tour casts a red light on Montreal's history--Montreal's entertainment district is now dominated by upscale condos and open-air festivals, but there was a time when it was home to the most notorious red-light district in North America.From 1925 to the...
TSB to Release Report into Deadly Whale-Watching Incident off B.C. Coast
Report expected in deadly whale-watching incident--VANCOUVER - Some survivors of the deadly capsizing of a whale-watching vessel off Vancouver Island hope the release of a Transportation Safety Board investigation on Wednesday offers answers that will...
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