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45 Minutes Elapsed before Help Notified in Fatal Whale-Watching Sinking: Report
Large wave rolled whale-watching vessel: report--VANCOUVER - It took 45 minutes before search-and-rescue crews learned that 27 people had been dumped into the frigid waters off Vancouver Island after their whale-watching boat capsized in October 2015,...
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Aimia Suddenly Suspends Dividends Following Air Canada's Decision to Cut Ties
Aimia suddenly suspends dividends--MONTREAL - Aimia Inc. (TSX:AIM) is immediately suspending all dividends on common and preferred shares, including previously declared payments that were to be made at the end of this month.The Montreal-based company...
Alberta Christian School Worried School Division Could Ban Bible Verses
Christian school worried Bible verses could be banned--CAMROSE, Alta. - A Christian school southeast of Edmonton says it fears the school division is moving to censor what parts of the Bible can be taught.Several Bible verses were to be included in a...
Alleged Chicken Abuse Spurs Body Cameras Requirement for Farm Workers
Abuse allegations spur body cameras for farm workers--VANCOUVER - A chicken-catching company at the centre of an animal cruelty investigation in British Columbia says it will require staff to wear body cameras after an animal advocacy group released...
American Hockey League Calder Cup Champions List
AHL Calder Cup champions list--American Hockey League ChampionsCalder Cup winners2016-17 _ Grand Rapids Griffins2015-16 _ Lake Erie Monsters2014-15 _ Manchester Monarchs2013-14 _ Texas Stars2012-13 _ Grand Rapids Griffins2011-12 _ Norfolk Admirals2010-11...
Amount Canadians Owe Compared with Income Ticks Lower but Still near Record High
Debt-to-income ratio slips in first quarter--OTTAWA - The amount Canadians owe compared with their income ticked lower in the first quarter but remained near record levels as mortgage debt continued to climb.Statistics Canada said Wednesday the amount...
Atlantic Update
(Dalhousie-Homicide)In its closing argument 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 as part of a scheme to alleviate his debt.Sandeson is charged...
--Atlantic Update-
---(Halifax-Partnership-Index)Halifax's economic development agency is crediting an influx of immigrants for a mini population boom in Nova Scotia's capital city.The arrival of more than eight-thousand new residents helped the city's total population...
BC Audio 12:25 PM ET
BC Audio 12:25 PM ET--BC04 - (YUKON-legislature-Wraps)WHITEHORSE. x-16s. The Yukon Liberal government's first full legislative sitting resulted in the passage of a territorial budget, making National Aboriginal Day a statutory holiday, and amendments...
B.C. Man Gets Prison Time for Manslaughter in 2005 of Little Calgary Boy
B.C. man gets prison time in boy's 2005 death--CALGARY - A man from Kelowna, B.C., will serve 5 1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the 2005 death of a two-year-old Calgary toddler.Ryan Podhorodecki, who was 22 at the time, had...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Boat-Capsized-TSB)A company that owned a whale-watching vessel that overturned off Tofino, leaving six people dead, says it has already taken some steps recommended in a Transportation Safety Board report.The board has made three recommendations,...
Brace for a Possible Tax on Speculative Home Purchases: CREA Chief Economist
CREA economist warns of speculation tax--TORONTO - The chief economist of the Canadian Real Estate Association says homeowners in the Greater Toronto Area should brace themselves for a possible tax on speculative home purchases.Gregory Klump says he...
Calgary Police Looking for Person Who Filmed Up Women's Skirts, Posted Tweets
Police looking for person who filmed women--Calgary police have launched a voyeurism investigation after dozens of women were filmed without their knowledge and posted onto a Twitter account called "Canada Creep."In some cases, the person behind the...
Canada Envoy to U.S. Embarrassed by Delays in Parliament over Preclearance Bill
Envoy embarrassed by slow preclearance bill--OTTAWA - Canada's envoy to the United States says he is embarrassed it is taking so long for Parliament to pass a new law that would pave the way for greater preclearance at the border.U.S. Ambassador David...
Canada Not So Great for Kids Compared with Other Rich Countries: UNICEF
Myth that Canada is a great place for kids: report--VANCOUVER - Canada ranks 37th on a list of 41 rich countries for children having access to enough nutritious food, and higher-than-average rates of child homicide and teen suicide also point to a need...
Canada on Track for World Rugby U20 Trophy Qualifying Win over the U.S
Canada on track for U20 rugby victory--Coach Jeff Williams had a simple message for his Canadian under-20 team in the wake of its 46-12 win over the U.S. in the first leg of their World Rugby U20 Trophy qualifier."We told the guys that they can celebrate...
Canadian Men's U20 Squad Beats U.S. at Junior World Rugby Trophy Qualifier
Canadian men's U20 team beats U.S. 46-12--EDMONTON - The Canadian men's under-20 squad ran in seven tries en route to beating the United States 46-12 in the first game of their junior world rugby trophy qualifier on Tuesday.Matt Beukeboom, Anton Ngongo,...
Canadian Minor-League Pitcher Mike Soroka Has Bright Future with Atlanta Braves
Soroka excelling with Braves' double-A affiliate--John Smoltz, Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine baffled hitters through the 1990s, helping the Atlanta Braves to multiple division titles and a World Series championship.The Braves are returning to their strong...
Canadian Veteran Ashley Steacy to Play Rugby Sevens Swansong in France
Steacy to play sevens swansong in France--Veteran Ashley Steacy, a cornerstone of the Canadian women's rugby sevens team, will play her final tournament at the Clermont-Ferrand Sevens later this month.The 29-year-old from Lethbridge, Alta., is retiring...
Celebrity Birthdays for June 14
Celebrity birthdays for June 14--Celebrity Birthdays for June 14:Actress Marla Gibbs is 86.Canadian jazz trombonist and composer Ian McDougall is 79.Writer Peter Mayle is 78.Actor Jack Bannon ("Lou Grant") is 77.Soul singer Garland Green is 75.Country-rock...
Chiefs of Treaty 7 First Nations Named Marshals of Stampede Parade
Treaty 7 chiefs to lead Stampede parade--CALGARY - The Calgary Stampede will have not one but seven parade marshals this year.Chiefs of the Treaty 7 First Nations in southern Alberta have been chosen to ride at the head of the parade on July 7.They include...
CN to Spend $500 Million in Technology with Eye on Driverless Truck Threat
Canadian National to spend $500M in technology--MONTREAL - Canadian National Railway says it will spend $500 million over the next five years on technology to improve its safety, efficiency and competitive edge, partly in response to the potential threat...
Cool Demeanour Nothing New for Matt Murray, Pens Two-Time Cup-Winning Rookie
Murray had 'cool' demeanour long before Cup wins--As Matt Murray stopped pucks with cool confidence in the Stanley Cup final, his former coach in Thunder Bay didn't bat an eye."He's always been a goaltender that was very calm, cool, collected. Nothing...
Editorial Exchange: Beverley McLachlin's Democratic Legacy
Editorial Exchange: Beverley McLachlin's democratic legacy--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published June 13:When Beverley McLachlin steps down in December, after 28 years on the Supreme Court and 17 as chief justice, she will leave a jurisprudential...
Editorial Exchange: Crosby's Hat Trick
Editorial Exchange: Crosby's hat trick--An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle Herald, published June 13:Make it a hat trick of Stanley Cup victories for Cole Harbour's Sidney Crosby.The Pittsburgh Penguins captain did so in fine style, leading his...
Editorial Exchange: Letting Go of Words and History
Editorial Exchange: Letting go of words and history--An editorial from the Prince George Citizen, published June 12:"That's our word and you can't have it back," the actor-rapper Ice Cube told comedian Bill Maher Friday night on Maher's HBO show.Maher...
Editorial Exchange: Monumental Birthday Gifts
Editorial Exchange: Monumental birthday gifts--An editorial from the Waterloo Region Record, published June 14:If you find yourself joyfully waving a Maple Leaf flag on Canada's 150th birthday next month, remember who gave us this national treasure --...
Editorial Exchange: Real Problems
Editorial Exchange: Real problems--An editorial from the Amherst News, published June 13:Figure out your summer vacation plans yet?Maybe you're thinking of taking the family for a week in a cabin near the beach and hoping for good weather. Maybe you...
Editorial Exchange: Short-Term Rental Rules Are on the Right Track
Editorial Exchange: Short-term rental rules are on the right track--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published June 12:The City of Toronto is on the right track with its proposal to rein in the explosive growth of short-term rentals like Airbnb.It's...
Editorial Exchange: The Trudeau Government Falls Short on Foreign Aid
Editorial Exchange: The Trudeau government falls short on foreign aid--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published June 12:Justin Trudeau's government is right to target women as the big recipients of this year's foreign aid budget. But the bright...
Edmonton Police Charge Blogger with Hate Crime, Allege People Threatened Online
Edmonton blogger charged with hate crime--EDMONTON - An LBGT activist says she's relieved and grateful police have charged an Edmonton blogger with a hate crime for allegedly posting online threats against specific people.Marni Panas complained to police...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Trump)U-S President Donald Trump has made his pick for the U-S Ambassador to Canada.He intends to nominate Kelly Knight Craft, a prominent Republican donor and fundraiser from Kentucky.She previously served as a U-S delegate to the United Nations.Trump...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Britain-London-Fire) (Audio: 70)Witnesses report residents throwing babies and small children from 15th floor windows to people on the sidewalk as a 24-storey apartment tower in London went up in flames overnight.At least six people are dead and...
Elderly Woman Who Pushed 79-Year-Old Man Won't Be Charged in His death:RCMP
No charges in pushing death at nursing home--HALIFAX - The Mounties have decided against laying charges in the Nova Scotia nursing home death of a 79-year-old man who was pushed by a female resident, fell down and smashed his head on the floor. Gordon...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Boat-Capsized-TSB)The Transportation Safety Board's report into the capsizing of a whale-watching boat off Tofino, B-C makes three recommendations.The board says a large, breaking wave hit the Leviathan II in October, 2015, overturning the boat and...
Expats Fret Bill Allowing Them to Vote Is Dying, despite Liberal Promises
Expats fret Liberals letting voting bill die--TORONTO - Disenfranchised expat Canadians are questioning whether the Liberal government is deliberately allowing legislation aimed at restoring their voting rights to wither on the vine.The concern comes...
Ex-Wife Used Sarcasm, Insults to Stop Online Harassment, Trial Hears
Insults were a defence, harassment trial hears--VANCOUVER - A woman who says her ex-husband harassed her online for years told a B.C. Supreme Court jury she resorted to insults and sarcasm as a defence against his attacks.Patrick Fox faces two charges,...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Congressman Shot) (Audio: 147)A Republican congresswoman from New York reportedly received a threatening email shortly after a man opened fire at a Congressional baseball practice this morning, injuring five people.A spokesperson for Congresswoman...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(Britain-London-Fire)(Audio:51)A deadly fire raced through a 24-floor apartment tower in west London overnight, killing six people and injuring at least 64 others -- 20 of them critically.London Police commander Stuart Cundy says there were six confirmed...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Britain-London-Fire)(Audio:11)Firefighters are still battling a massive fire burning at a 24-storey high-rise apartment building in west London, where the city's fire commissioner says there have been a number of fatalities but can't yet say how...
Five Eyes Spies, Ministers to Discuss Digital Terror Tactics at Ottawa Meeting
Five Eyes spies to gather in Ottawa--OTTAWA - The ability of terrorists to shield their communications from police and spies will be a focus for the Five Eyes intelligence alliance at a closed-door meeting in Ottawa this month.Public security ministers...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Congressman-Shot) (Audio: 126)Steve Scalise (skuh-LEES') -- the Republican Whip in the U-S Congress -- is listed in critical condition after undergoing surgery following a shooting at a congressional baseball practice outside Washington, D-C this...
--Fourth NewsWatch-
---(Britain-London-Fire)(Audio:43)London's police force says at least six people have died in a massive fire that broke out overnight at a high-rise apartment building in North Kensington.But officials expect the casualty count to rise as fire crews...
Government Eases Restrictions on Canadian Military Mission in Ukraine
Military expands footprint in Ukraine--OTTAWA - The military has quietly expanded its footprint in Ukraine, giving commanders free rein to send their troops anywhere -- except where they might run into Russian forces or separatist rebels.Canada first...
Halifax Buoyed by 'Spectacular' Boom in International Newcomers: Agency
'Spectacular' boom in newcomers for Halifax--Halifax's economic development agency is touting the city's off-the-charts population growth in 2016, thanks mostly to a surge of international immigrants.The mini population boom saw more than 8,000 new residents...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Wednesday, June 14
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory--Good afternoon from the Canadian Press lifestyles department!Advisories will typically hit the wire around 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. ET and will also be sent to editors by email. If you'd like to be added to the email list please...
Heavy-Duty Freight Emissions Can Be Managed without Crushing Economy: Report
Cuts to truck emissions possible: report--OTTAWA - Hauling goods across the country is a major and fast-growing contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, but addressing the problem needn't create an economic doomsday scenario, a new report suggests.There...
Highlights of TSB Report on Whale-Watching Capsizing off British Columbia
Highlights of report on whale-watching accident--VANCOUVER - Key findings of the Transportation Safety Board on causes and contributing factors in the capsizing of the Leviathan II, along with some recommendations made by the board:-- Conditions were...
Historic New Brunswick Lighthouse Destroyed by Overnight Fire
Historic lighthouse destroyed by fire--SAINT JOHN, N.B. - A New Brunswick lighthouse almost as old as Confederation has been destroyed by a fire.The Saint John fire department says it was notified of the blaze at the Swift Point Lighthouse on the Saint...
Home Capital to Pay $30.5M to Settle OSC and Class-Action Matters
Home Capital to pay $30.5M in settlement--TORONTO - Home Capital Group (TSX:HCG) said it reached an agreement Wednesday to pay $30.5 million to settle Ontario Securities Commission and class-action lawsuit matters related to allegations of misleading...
Horgan, Weaver Look to Liberals for Help in Keeping B.C. Legislature Afloat
NDP, Greens look to Liberals for help in B.C.--VICTORIA - The leaders of British Columbia's New Democrats and Greens say it is not unprecedented for an Opposition member to serve as Speaker as they prepare to navigate a potentially tricky political situation...
Impact's Lovitz Ready to Take over Left Back Job from Injured Oyongo
Impact's Lovitz ready to fill Oyongo's shoes--MONTREAL - Daniel Lovitz attended the Montreal Impact's training camp in February on a try-out, just looking for a job.Now he's the starting left back.Lovitz inherited the position when the flashy Ambroise...
'Into the Water' by Paula Hawkins Tops Maclean's Fiction List
'Into the Water' tops Maclean's fiction list--Here are the top 10 hardcover fiction and non-fiction books in Canada for the week ending June 11 as compiled by Maclean's magazine. The previous week's position is in parentheses.FICTION1. (1) Into the Water...
'It Could've Been a Massacre': Republican-Hating Gunman Fires at U.S. Lawmakers
Political shooting on US baseball field--WASHINGTON - A Republican-hating gunman who had spewed rage upon Donald Trump and his party opened fire on a group of U.S. lawmakers Wednesday, causing a range of injuries in what appeared to be a politically...
La Loche Shooter Told Case Worker He Wished He Had Killed Himself
La Loche shooter wished he had killed himself--MEADOW LAKE, Sask. - A teenager who killed four people and injured seven in the northern Saskatchewan community of La Loche told a case worker that he wished he had killed himself.Christopher Hales works...
Legalizing Cannabis Could Help Reduce Opioid Use: Experts
Cannabis has promise for opioid use: experts--OTTAWA - Leading medical experts say legalizing cannabis may offer new hope to one day reduce the use of opioids --powerful drugs frequently prescribed for the treatment of pain.Dr. Mark Ware, a globally...
Legendary CFL Coach Don Matthews Dead at Age 77
Hall of Fame CFL coach Matthews dead at 77--TORONTO - They called him "The Don," and with good reason.A larger-than-life character with a sharp wit who thrived in the spotlight, Don Matthews took wicked pleasure in keeping people around him on edge with...
Liberals' Senate Representative Tries to Keep Infrastructure Bank in Budget Bill
Senate debates motion to divide budget bill--OTTAWA - The Trudeau government's representative in the Senate is attempting to derail a motion aimed at carving the Liberals' proposed infrastructure bank from its broader budget bill, thus delaying its creation.Peter...
London Free Press Wins Michener Award for Public Service in Journalism
London Free Press wins Michener Award--OTTAWA - The London Free Press has won the prestigious Michener Award for public service in journalism for its work on problems in Ontario's criminal, corrections and mental-health systems.The newspaper's series,...
Manitoba Liberals Ponder Next Move to Avoid Being Leaderless until October
Manitoba Liberals leaderless for now--WINNIPEG - The Manitoba Liberal Party is pondering its next move as it faces the prospect of being without a leader until October.The party's interim leader and one of its three legislature members, Judy Klassen,...
Man Loses Bid to Run for NDP Leadership but Parties Subject to Court Scrutiny
Man loses court bid to run for NDP leadership--TORONTO - A federal New Democrat has lost his bid to force his way into the race to replace Tom Mulcair as party leader, but the wider ramifications might be the judge's ruling that the inner workings of...
Martin's Eighth-Inning Solo Shot the Difference as Blue Jays Edge Rays 7-6
Martin and Morales power Blue Jays to victory--TORONTO - The Toronto Blue Jays didn't wait long to respond after Joe Smith blew his first save of the season Wednesday night.Tampa Bay scored three runs off the Toronto reliever to tie the game in the eighth...
Mayor Says Churchill Can't Wait until Spring for Rail Service; Premier Mulls Aid
Mayor says Churchill can't wait for rail service--WINNIPEG - People in sub-arctic Churchill, Man., face the prospect of running out of heating fuel over the winter unless the region's rail line is repaired and service is restored, Mayor Mike Spence said...
McKenna Offering $2B in Low-Carbon Project Funding to Most, Not All, Provinces
Ottawa to unveil details of $2B carbon fund--OTTAWA - Eight provinces and all three territories will share $2 billion in federal funds to help them cut their greenhouse gas emissions over the next five years.Environment Minister Catherine McKenna has...
Merchants May Soon Ask Customers to Pay Surcharge When Using Credit Cards
Customers may soon pay credit card surcharge--TORONTO - Canadian merchants may soon start charging customers extra to pay with certain credit cards thanks to a settlement agreement in a class action suit.The suit, which was filed in 2011, alleges that...
Montrealers File Legal Action Contesting Restrictions on Medical Aid in Dying
Montrealers contest assisted-dying laws--MONTREAL - Nicole Gladu wants to die at home, surrounded by friends, with a glass of rose champagne in one hand and a canape of foie gras in the other.And now the former journalist and trade unionist, who is slowly...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (15,170.13, down 209.62 points):B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Miner. Down 11 cents, or 2.99 per cent, to $3.57...
Mounties Should Investigate Deaths of Indigenous Teenagers in Thunder Bay: MP
RCMP should handle Thunder Bay deaths: Angus--OTTAWA - Ontario MP Charlie Angus is urging the public safety minister to launch an RCMP investigation into the deaths of two indigenous teenagers in Thunder Bay, Ont.In a letter to Ralph Goodale released...
Mountie Tells Triple-Murder Trial Dad of Accused Said Devil Talking to His Son
Mountie testifies at triple-murder trial--LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - The RCMP's team commander at two southern Alberta murder scenes says the father of a man accused in the deaths admitted his son had "done something bad," saying "the devil is talking to him."Sgt....
'Mushy Middle' Department Stores Feel the Squeeze as Luxury and Discount Expand
Traditional department stores feel the squeeze--TORONTO - The financial woes of Sears Canada and Hudson's Bay have highlighted a painful trend for the department stores that once dominated Canada's retail landscape -- it's best to avoid the "mushy middle."The...
Naomi Klein Explores the Rise of and Resistance to Trump in 'No Is Not Enough'
Klein explores Trump's rise in 'No Is Not Enough'--TORONTO - Donald Trump's historic rise to the U.S. presidency and tumultuous tenure in the White House has been stunning to many -- but don't count Naomi Klein among them.The award-winning journalist,...
National Audio 10:05 AM ET
National Audio 10:05 AM ET--NAT073 - (Britain-London-Fire) LONDON. (Charles de Ledesma) A deadly overnight fire raced through a 24-storey apartment tower in London, killing at least six people and injuring more than 70. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT074...
National Audio 1:25 PM ET
National Audio 1:25 PM ET--NAT097 - (US-Flint-Water) FLINT, Mich. x-13s. The head of the Michigan health department and the state's chief medical officer are the latest to be charged in an investigation of Flint's lead-contaminated water. Michigan Attorney...
National Audio 1:35 PM ET
National Audio 1:35 PM ET--NAT100 - (Britain-London-Fire) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LONDON. x-11s. Metropolitan Police in London have now confirmed at least 12 people have died in an apartment fire in West London that officials are calling an "unprecedented"...
National Audio 1:55 PM ET
National Audio 1:55 PM ET--NAT106 - (US-Congressman-Shot) WASHINGTON. x-16s. U-S President Donald Trump is praising the "heroic actions" of the Capital police during a shooting at a congressional baseball practice this morning. Trump says House Majority...
National Audio 2:15 PM ET
National Audio 2:15 PM ET--NAT109 - (Churchill-No-Rail) WINNIPEG. x-09s. Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says he is willing to consider subsidies and repair funds for a broken rail line to Churchill, but is not ready to make a firm commitment. The railway's...
National Audio 2:55 AM ET
National Audio 2:55 AM ET--NAT001 - (Boat-Capsized-TSB) UNDATED. x-32s. (Adam Burns) The Transportation Safety Board will release its report later today on the deadly capsizing of a whale-watching boat off the west coast of Vancouver Island. (SOURCE:The...
National Audio 3:05 AM ET
National Audio 3:05 AM ET--NAT011 - (Britain-London-Fire) (Watch for dating) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LONDON. x-18s. Fire crews have spent the night battling a fire that has ripped through a large apartment building in west London. Residents claim the fire...
National Audio 3:05 PM ET
National Audio 3:05 PM ET--NAT120 - (US-Congressman-Shot) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-31s. (Kenneth Moton) U-S federal investigators are trying to figure out the motive of a man who opened fire on a group of Republican congressmen in Virginia....
National Audio 3:15 PM ET
National Audio 3:15 PM ET--NAT127 - (US-San-Francisco-Shooting) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-29s. (Alex Stone) A shooting at a San Francisco U-P-S warehouse has left four people dead -- including the shooter. (WA) (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT129 - (Stampede-Parade-Marshals)...
National Audio 4:55 PM ET
National Audio 4:55 PM ET--NAT149 - (Boat-Capsized-TSB) VANCOUVER. x-15s. A completely unpredictable and large wave -- higher than the bridge of the 20-metre-long Leviathan II -- is being blamed for causing the vessel to capsize in waters off Vancouver...
National Audio 5:45 AM ET
National Audio 5:45 AM ET--NAT036 - (Britain-London-Fire) (watch for dating) LONDON. x-28s. A deadly fire has gutted a 24-storey apartment building in the British capital. London's Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton calls the fire in the city's west end an...
National Audio 6:15 AM ET
National Audio 6:15 AM ET--NAT041 - (Britain-London-Fire) (watch for dating) LONDON. x-35s. (Charles de Ledesma) An unknown number of people have died in a massive fire that raced through a high-rise apartment building in west London early today. (SOURCE:The...
National Audio 7:15 AM ET
National Audio 7:15 AM ET--NAT047 - (Britain-London-Fire) (watch for dating) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LONDON. x-05s. At least six people were killed and more than 50 others were injured in a London high-rise blaze overnight. Displaced residents who survived...
National Audio 8:05 AM ET
National Audio 8:05 AM ET--NAT052 - (Britain-London-Fire) (WATCH FOR DATING) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LONDON. x-06s. London's police force says at least six people have died in a massive fire that broke out overnight at a high-rise apartment building. Officials...
National Audio 8:15 PM ET
National Audio 8:15 PM ET--NAT170 - (Child-Poverty-Cda) OTTAWA. x-14s. Canada has been ranked 37th on a list of 41 rich countries when it comes to children having enough nutritious food. A UNICEF report says child homicide and teen suicide are also at...
National Audio 8:25 AM ET
National Audio 8:25 AM ET--NAT055 - (Bill-Cosby-Trial) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) (WATCH FOR DATING) NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania. x-32s. (Brad Mielke (MILK'-ee)) Jurors are returning to the court house to start a third day of deliberations in the Bill Cosby sexual-assault...
National Audio 8:35 AM ET
National Audio 8:35 AM ET--NAT059 - (Britain-London-Fire) (WATCH FOR DATING) LONDON. x-14s. A deadly fire raced through a 24-floor apartment tower in west London overnight, killing at least six people and injuring dozens of others -- 20 of them critically....
National Audio 8:45 AM ET
National Audio 8:45 AM ET--NAT062 - (US-Trump-Lawsuit) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-21s. Democratic lawmakers are suing U-S President Donald Trump over foreign money flowing into his global business empire. Almost 200 senators and representatives...
National Audio 8:55 AM ET
National Audio 8:55 AM ET--NAT064 - (US-Congressman-Shot) (WATCH FOR DATING) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-18s. Witnesses say U-S House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (skuh-LEES') was shot this morning during a Congressional Republican baseball game in...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Russia-Probe) (Audio: 180)The Washington Post is reporting that the investigation into Russian meddling in the U-S presidential election is now examining whether the president tried to obstruct justice.The Post cites anonymous sources who were...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(US-Congressman-Shot) (Audio: P01)Police are investigating a shooting that injured five people at a congressional baseball practice as a criminal act.Republican House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (skuh-LEES') was shot in the hip as he stood on second...
Notley Tries to Reassure Oil Industry Leaders on Trans Mountain Expansion
Notley tries to reassure oil industry bigwigs--CALGARY - Alberta Premier Rachel Notley tried to reassure bigwigs in the energy industry Wednesday that her government will strive to ensure the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion gets built despite political...
Ontario Offers to Extend More Contracts Past Next Election with 'No Concessions'
Ontario offers more contract extensions--TORONTO - Ontario's Liberal government is offering a second group of civil servants a deal, without demanding any concessions, that would extend their contracts past the next election.The offer to the union that...
--Ontario Update-
---(Highway-Truck-Rollover)One lane of the Queen Elizabeth Way in the St. Catharines remains closed following a truck crash yesterday afternoon that involved a cargo of phosphine -- a flammable and toxic gas.The crash happened at about 3:20 p-m and prompted...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Contract-Extensions)The Ontario government is offering a second group of civil servants a deal that would extend their contracts past the next election, with no concessions attached.The offer to the union that represents many professionals in...
Parliament Audio 6:05 PM ET
Parliament Audio 6:05 PM ET--P10 - (Trudeau-LGBTQ) OTTAWA. x-14s. The Liberal government says it will introduce legislation to erase the convictions of Canadians for sexual activity with a same sex partner. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his government...
Photo Advisory
Photo advisory--The Canadian Press photo advisory for Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists.QUEBEC CITY--Liberal Party caucus meeting....
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