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2018 CP Women's Open to Be Held at Regina's Wascana Country Club
Regina to host 2018 CP Women's Open--Regina's Wascana Country Club has been selected to host the 2018 CP Women's Open.It will mark the first time in history that an LPGA Tour event will be held in the province of Saskatchewan. After a three-year process,...
Aaron Carpenter to Break Al Charron's Record with 77th Cap Saturday
Carpenter to set caps record for Canada--Forward Aaron Carpenter will earn a record 77th cap Saturday as Canada takes on Romania in Edmonton, the final test before its Rugby World Cup qualifying series with the United States.The 34-year-old back-rower...
ADVISORY-Atl-Calendar
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ADVISORY-B-C-Staff
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Advisory-Prairie-Calendar
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Aerialist Daredevil Hangs by Teeth from Chopper over Niagara Falls
Woman hangs by teeth over Niagara Falls--NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - A trapeze artist from a renowned family of daredevils hung by her teeth Thursday as a helicopter carried her above the thunder of Niagara Falls in a stunt that grabbed international attention.As...
Alberta Judge Certifies Class Action against Western Hockey League
Judge certifies class action against WHL--CALGARY - An Alberta judge has ruled that a class-action lawsuit against the Western Hockey League may proceed, making it the second such case against a major junior league in Canada.The suit contends that WHL...
Alberta Premier Says Opponents Should Stand Down If Won't Fight for Human Rights
Alberta premier criticizes opponents on human rights--EDMONTON - Premier Rachel Notley is taking aim at Alberta's two conservative parties over online abuse of an openly gay staffer by saying leaders should either step up to fight for human rights or...
Alessia Cara Puts Nerves Aside for MMVAs Hosting Gig with Joe Jonas
Alessia Cara puts nerves aside for MMVAs hosting gig--TORONTO - Alessia Cara is trying to shake off her jitters over co-hosting Sunday's iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards.The pint-sized pop star from Brampton, Ont., often gets nervous about singing,...
A Look at Some CFL Players New to Their Teams Who Could Make an Impact in 2017
A look at some CFL players new to their teams--It wouldn't be a CFL off-season without a number of players changing teams or joining the league for the first time. The Canadian Press takes a look a few who could make a difference in 2017:Chris Williams,...
Atlantic Audio 2:35 PM AT
Atlantic Audio 2:35 PM AT--AT01 - (NS-Cabinet)HALIFAX. x-13s. Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil has shuffled the deck with his 17-member cabinet, while also naming three new members to the executive council. McNeil says his thinking was to keep some...
Atlantic Audio 3:25 PM AT
Atlantic Audio 3:25 PM AT--AT05 - (PTSD-Murder-Suicide)ANTIGONISH, N.S. x-17s. The twin sisters of a former Canadian soldier who fatally shot his mother, wife and daughter before turning the gun on himself are calling for a fatality inquiry. Cassandra...
--Atlantic Update-
---(RCMP-Labour-Trial)The head of the R-C-M-P has told the force's Labour Code trial in Moncton that carbine rifles needed to be properly rolled out.The R-C-M-P is accused of failing to provide appropriate equipment and training in an active-shooter...
At the Turn: Smartphones, Bluetooth Sensors Fuelling On-Course Golf Revolution
At the Turn: Golf tech not just clubs, balls--OTTAWA - Give Aladdin's lamp to any modern-day golfer and expect some fantastic demands: balls that never get lost, a driver that hits it 350 yards, a can't-miss putter.But a portable, high-definition electronic...
B.C. Father Who Killed His 3 Children Doesn't Meet High-Risk Test: Lawyer
Man who killed his kids doesn't fit high-risk test--NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. - A man found not responsible for killing his three children is being properly managed, his psychosis is under control and he doesn't fit the definition of a high-risk accused,...
B.C. Liberals Won't 'Prop Up' NDP Government with a Speaker: De Jong
B.C. Liberals won't 'prop up' NDP government--VANCOUVER - British Columbia Liberal House Leader Mike de Jong says it is not his party's responsibility to provide a Speaker in order to "prop up" an arrangement between the NDP and Greens.New Democrat Leader...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Speaker)B-C's Liberal House Leader Mike de Jong says his party will not prop up an N-D-P minority government in the legislature by providing a Speaker.N-D-P Leader John Horgan has suggested that if his party formed a minority government with...
Blue Jays Amateur Scouting Director Sanders 'Very Pleased' with Three-Day Draft
Jays scouting director pleased with draft--TORONTO - From selecting Logan Warmoth at No. 22 overall to the Sean Ross pick some 39 rounds later at No. 1,209, the Toronto Blue Jays took another step in restocking their prospect talent pool at this week's...
Bombardier Expects to Be on the Hot Seat about Trade Complaints at Paris Air Show
Bombardier braces for scrutiny at Paris air show--MONTREAL - Bombardier is steeling itself for scrutiny at the International Paris Air Show next week about its disputes with Brazil and rival aircraft manufacturer Boeing over its signature CSeries passenger...
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 Police Arrest Man after Women Were Filmed and Posted on Twitter
Calgary police arrest man after women filmed--CALGARY - Police have charged a 42-year-old Calgary man for allegedly filming women for at least five years without their knowledge and posting their images to a Twitter account called "Canada Creep."Staff...
Canada Falls in Quarters at Men's U23 World Wheelchair Basketball Championship
Canada falls to Japan 58-45 in quarter-finals--TORONTO - Canada will miss the podium at the men's under-23 world wheelchair basketball championship after a 58-45 loss to Japan in the quarter-finals on Wednesday.Liam Hickey led the Canadians with 19 points...
Canada's Andre De Grasse Wins 100 Metres at Bislett Games Diamond League Meet
De Grasse sprints to Diamond League win--OSLO - Canada's Andre De Grasse sprinted to another Diamond League victory, winning the 100 metres at the Bislett Games on Thursday.The 22-year-old from Markham, Ont., was slow out of the blocks but breezed past...
Canada Unchanged for Second Leg of U20 Rugby Qualifier against the U.S
Canada unchanged for U20 rugby qualifier--EDMONTON - Canada under-20 coach Jeff Williams has named an unchanged squad for Game 2 of the World Rugby U20 Trophy qualifier against the U.S. on Saturday in Edmonton.The Canadian men lead the two-game aggregate...
Canadians Chosen during the 2017 MLB Draft
Canadians chosen during the 2017 MLB draft--Canadians selected during Major League Baseball's 2017 Draft (with round, overall pick, team, name, hometown, position and current club):MondaySecond Round -- 37. Minnesota, Landon Leach, Pickering, Ont.,...
Canadian Soccer Star Cyle Larin Arrested for Drunk Driving in Florida
Cyle Larin arrested for drunk driving--Canadian international Cyle Larin, a young MLS forward seen destined for European soccer glory, instead found himself in jail Thursday after being arrested on a drunk-driving charge.The Orlando City SC striker was...
Canoeists Say Their Missing Friend Saved Their Lives in Northern Alberta River
Alberta canoeists describe four-hour fight for life--GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. - Two women are crediting a missing Alberta canoeist with saving their lives when the three fell into a raging river in northwestern Alberta.On Saturday, Al Smith, 60, and two...
Celebrity Birthdays for June 15
Celebrity birthdays for June 15--Celebrity Birthdays June 15:Singer Ruby Nash Garnett of Ruby and the Romantics is 83.Singer-actor Johnny Hallyday is 74.Muff Winwood, bass player with the Spencer Davis Group, is 74.Funk musician Leo Nocentelli (The Meters)...
Citizenship Bill Ending Revocation for Terror Convictions to Become Law
Liberals' citizenship bill passes Senate--OTTAWA - A Liberal bill that would make it easier for people to become Canadian citizens has passed the Senate, after over a year of back-and-forth in Parliament.Bill C-6 was designed to repeal many of the previous...
Conditions Have Changed for the First NHL Expansion Draft in 17 Years
A guide to the first NHL expansion draft in 17 years--Conditions were different when the NHL last held an expansion draft 17 years ago.Unlike the upcoming draft, which features only the newly added Las Vegas Golden Knights, the NHL was injecting two...
Consistency, Hard Work the Key for B.C. Lions Receiver Emmanuel Arceneaux
Consistency the key for Lions' Arceneaux--KAMLOOPS, B.C. - During a reflective moment before last season, Emmanuel Arceneaux looked inwards and made a decision.It was one that wound up benefiting both the veteran receiver and the B.C. Lions."The biggest...
CRTC Bans Cellphone Unlocking Fees, Clarifies Rules for So-Called Family Plans
No more unlocking fees, says regulator--OTTAWA - Cellphone companies will soon no longer be allowed to charge customers to unlock their devices, Canada's telecom regulator said Thursday as it unveiled sweeping changes to the wireless code of conduct.The...
Desjardins' Approach Not Changing despite Redblacks Grey Cup Victory
Redblacks' Desjardins not living in the past--Ottawa Redblacks GM Marcel Desjardins isn't one to dwell on the past, even if it involves a stunning Grey Cup victory.The Redblacks will kick off the 2017 CFL season as the team to beat following last year's...
Desmond's Sisters Call for Inquiry, Six Months after High-Profile Murder Suicide
Desmond's sisters seek inquiry into deaths--ANTIGONISH, N.S. - Twin sisters Cassandra and Chantel Desmond lost their mother, only brother and his entire family in a murder-suicide almost six months ago, and in that time their debilitating sense of grief...
DFO Manager Kept Report Warning of Noise Hazard on Ships Secret for Seven Months
DFO failed to warn workers of noise hazard--OTTAWA - A new report says a senior federal Fisheries Department manager waited seven months to warn fishery officers in the Maritimes of a serious noise hazard aboard department vessels that could cause hearing...
Durant in Montreal, Glenn in Regina; a Look at CFL Quarterbacks for 2017
A look at CFL quarterbacks for 2017--While most CFL teams enter the coming season stable at quarterback, a couple come into 2017 with a new look under centre. Darian Durant moved from Regina to Montreal in the off-season, and in the wake of his departure...
Durant Throws for Two TDs as Alouettes Down Redblacks 38-5 in Pre-Season Play
Durant two TD passes as Als top Ottawa 38-5--MONTREAL - Darian Durant threw touchdown passes to Tiquan Underwood and B.J. Cunningham in his first action as an Alouette as Montreal downed the Ottawa Redblacks 38-5 on Thursday night in CFL pre-season play.Brandon...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Britain-London Fire) (Audio: 104)London firefighters continue to comb through a burned-out public housing tower in a grim search for bodies.Police have launched a criminal investigation into the deadly inferno.British Prime Minister Theresa May has...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(RCMP-Labour-Trial)R-C-M-P Commissioner Bob Paulson has told the force's Labour Code trial that he had concerns about arming officers with high-powered carbine rifles.The R-C-M-P is accused of failing to provide members and supervisors with the appropriate...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Britain-London-Fire)London Police say there is a risk they may not be able to identify all of the people who died in Tuesday night's high-rise apartment fire.Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy says it could be weeks or even months before...
Endangered Beluga Whale Rescued from N.B. River, Returned to St. Lawrence Estuary
Wayward beluga whale returned to sea--BATHURST, N.B. - A young beluga whale that lost its way in a northern New Brunswick river has been rescued in a unique and complex operation that saw the endangered marine mammal travel by land, air and sea before...
Expansion Draft Helps Habs Land Skillful Jonathan Drouin from Tampa
Habs land Drouin as expansion draft looms--MONTREAL - General manager Marc Bergevin couldn't pass up a chance to bring one of the most talented French-Canadian players in the league to the Montreal Canadiens.But it cost him perhaps his best prospect...
Federal Changes to Oceans Act to Help Protect One-Tenth of Marine Areas by 2020
Feds offer more protection for marine areas--OTTAWA - The federal government is trying to make it easier to provide interim protection to marine areas, part of a campaign promise to more than double the amount of protected marine areas by the end of...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Britain-London-Fire) (Audio: 112)Police say they will have to wait and see if there will be a criminal investigation into the deadly fire in London.Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy says senior officers are leading the investigation into...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(Britain-London-Fire)(Audio:49)The death toll in yesterday's high-rise apartment building fire in London's west end has risen to 17.Officials say entire families are missing, and the casualty count is certain to rise after flames tore through the...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Child-Poverty-Cda)(Audio:172)Canada has been ranked 37th on a list of 41 rich countries when it comes to children's access to enough nutritious food.A new UNICEF report says 22 per cent of Canadian kids are living in poverty, and adds child homicide...
Former RCMP Employee Alleging Sexual Assault Tells Court She Has PTSD
Ex-RCMP employee testifies at sex assault trial--VANCOUVER - A former RCMP employee who alleges she was sexually assaulted by a now-retired inspector in a locked washroom at their Vancouver workplace says she's been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Britain-London Fire) (Audio: 113)An angry crowd confronted London Mayor Sadiq Khan near the deadly high-rise fire, where at least 17 people died this week.Khan said he shares the anger and concern of residents, who say local authorities ignored their...
--Fourth NewsWatch-
---(Britain-London-Fire)(Audio:37)London police say the death toll in Tuesday's high-rise apartment building fire in London's west end has risen to 17 people and is likely to rise even further.Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton says specialist dogs would...
Gord Downie, Indigenous Activist Sylvia Maracle to Receive Order of Canada on Monday
Gord Downie to receive Order of Canada on Monday--OTTAWA - Gord Downie and indigenous activist Sylvia Maracle will be appointed to the Order of Canada on Monday, while Downie's Tragically Hip bandmates will also receive one of the country's highest civilian...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Thursday, June 15
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...
Home Capital, Which Appeared near Collapse, Seeks to Put Troubles Behind
Home Capital seeks to put troubles behind--TORONTO - Home Capital Group, the lender that appeared at risk of collapse earlier this year, looks to have put some of its troubles behind it, easing fears it could trigger a real estate slump and broader problems...
Home Sales across Canada Register Biggest Monthly Decline in Nearly 5 Years
Canadian home sales slide 6.2% last month--OTTAWA - Home sales across the country dropped sharply last month, driven by a plunge in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) after the Ontario government imposed a tax on foreign buyers aimed at cooling the red-hot...
How to Thwart the Growing Threat of Financial Abuse of the Elderly
How to thwart financial elder abuse--TORONTO - Elder abuse expert Lynn McDonald routinely fields calls concerning financial exploitation, but none more dramatic than a recent incident involving a woman in Saskatchewan who was nearly bankrupted by one...
Husky Energy Hired Natural Resource Minister Jim Carr's Former Chief of Staff
Top staffer for Jim Carr now at Husky Energy--OTTAWA - A Calgary-based energy company has hired the former chief of staff to Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr.Janet Annesley, who left Parliament Hill early last month, is now the senior vice-president...
Jury Begins Deliberations in Halifax Murder Trial of Medical Student
Jury deliberating in Halifax murder trial--HALIFAX - The fate of Halifax medical student William Sandeson, accused of killing a physics student during a drug deal as part of a plan to alleviate his debt, is now in the hands of the jury.Nova Scotia Supreme...
Kevin Loring to Lead National Arts Centre's New Indigenous Theatre Department
Loring to lead NAC's new indigenous theatre department--Award-winning Canadian playwright, actor and educator Kevin Loring has been named the first-ever artistic director of indigenous theatre at the National Arts Centre.The new department's inaugural...
Liberal National Security Bill to Boost Federal Border Agency Accountability
Bill to boost border agency accountability--OTTAWA - The Liberal government plans to introduce wide-ranging national security legislation next week that will include more robust oversight of Canada's border agency.In addition to new eyes looking over...
Liberals to Spend Nearly $2.5B to Keep Used Subs Sailing Past 2030
Liberals to sink more money into navy's subs--OTTAWA - The Trudeau government is planning to spend billions more on the navy's four wayward submarines to keep them operating into the 2030s.The plan to extend the lives of the troubled vessels is included...
Libs Pare Rules Changes to Basics, Won't Formalize PMs Question Period
Libs set out final Commons rules changes--OTTAWA - The Trudeau government will press ahead with plans for a weekly prime minister's question period, but is giving up trying to codify it in the formal House of Commons rules.Instead, Trudeau will make...
List of Ministers Named to N.S. Premier Stephen McNeil's 17-Member Cabinet
List of ministers in Nova Scotia cabinet--HALIFAX - The list of ministers named to Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil's 17-member cabinet:Stephen McNeil -- premier, minister of intergovernmental affairs, aboriginal affairs, regulatory affairs and service...
Looming Expansion Draft Forcing Clubs to Shuffle Rosters with Buyouts, Trades and Signings
Expansion draft forcing NHL roster tinkering--Team president Glen Sather said Dan Girardi's contributions to the New York Rangers were "immeasurable" as the club announced the impending buyout of his six-year contract.Teams across the league are having...
Man Found Not Criminally Responsible for Killing Cop Now Living in Community
Toronto cop killer living in community--TORONTO - The widow of a Toronto police officer killed in a rampage six years ago is outraged the man deemed not criminally responsible for her husband's death has been living in the community since April.Christine...
Man Stabbed Trying to Stop Garage Intruder, Says He Should Have Called Cops
Man stabbed trying to stop garage intruder--NIVERVILLE, Man. - A 52-year-old man from Niverville, Man., says he has learned the hard way not to take matters into his own hands when it comes to crime.Mitch Dux was stabbed on Thursday after confronting...
Massive Raids across Ontario Make 'Major Dent' in Toronto Gang: Police
Raids make 'major dent' in gang: Toronto police--TORONTO - Hundreds of police officers descended on nearly 80 homes across Ontario in a co-ordinated raid that left a major hole in a sophisticated and growing Toronto-based street gang with tentacles across...
Montreal Exhibit Celebrating Life and Work of Leonard Cohen to Open in November
Leonard Cohen exhibit to open in November--Montreal's contemporary art museum will be hosting an exhibit later this year devoted to the life and work of Leonard Cohen, one that was conceived with the late singer-songwriter's blessing."We wanted to make...
Montreal's Oldest Urban Stable Torn Down, Advocates Promise to Rebuild
Montreal's oldest stable demolished--MONTREAL - A living piece of Montreal history was relegated to the past on Thursday as the oldest urban stable in the city -- some say in the country -- was finally torn down.The stable at the Griffintown Horse Palace,...
Morneau Warns Government Won't Accept Senate Changes to Budget Bill
Morneau urges Senate to pass budget bill--OTTAWA - Finance Minister Bill Morneau issued a veiled warning Thursday that the Trudeau government won't accept Senate changes to his budget bill -- especially not carving out provisions dealing with creation...
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 (15,160.42, down 9.71 points):ENTREC Corporation. (TSX:ENT). Transportation and Logistics. Down 2.5 cents,...
Murder Suspect Told Mounties He Didn't Know Where God Put Two-Year-Old's Body
Trial hears suspected murderer's police interview--LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - A man charged with killing a two-year-old girl along with her father and a senior told police the little one was in heaven, but he didn't know where God had put her body.An Amber...
National Audio 10:35 AM ET
National Audio 10:35 AM ET--NAT071 - (NY-Wallenda-Niagara-Falls) NIAGARA FALLS, NY. x-12s. A trapeze artist from a renowned family of daredevils has successfully completed a stunt that involved hanging by her teeth from a helicopter above Niagara Falls....
National Audio 11:05 AM ET
National Audio 11:05 AM ET--NAT078 - (US-NKorea-Student) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-17s. The father of Otto Warmbier (WORM'-bir) -- the college student detained in North Korea -- is speaking out for the first time since this son was returned to...
National Audio 12:45 PM ET
National Audio 12:45 PM ET--NAT089 - (US-Bill-Cosby) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania. x-19s. (Brad Mielke (MILK'-ee)) Jurors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial have told a judge they're deadlocked on charges the comedian drugged and molested...
National Audio 1:45 PM ET
National Audio 1:45 PM ET--NAT099 - (NS-Cabinet) HALIFAX. x-13s. Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil has shuffled the deck with his 17-member cabinet, while also naming three new members to the executive council. McNeil says his thinking was to keep some...
National Audio 2:35 PM ET
National Audio 2:35 PM ET--NAT108 - (Britain-London Fire) LONDON. x-15s. British Prime Minister Theresa May has ordered a full public inquiry into the inferno that swept through a London public housing block within an hour Wednesday morning. May says...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT001 - (Internet-Streaming-Tax) UNDATED. x-32s. (Adam Burns) A parliamentary committee will reportedly call for a new tax on broadband Internet services to boost Canada's slumping media industry. (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)--NAT002...
National Audio 2:55 PM ET
National Audio 2:55 PM ET--NAT112 - (Britain-London-Fire) LONDON. x-15s. London police have clarified comments by a police commander, saying that an investigation has been launched to establish what happened in the deadly fire in west London -- and that...
National Audio 3:25 PM ET
National Audio 3:25 PM ET--NAT114 - (United States-Turkey) (EXTENDED) WASHINGTON. x-40s. (Tim Maguire) Two Canadians are among more than a dozen people sought the U-S capital in connection with a violent attack on protesters during an official visit...
National Audio 4:05 PM ET
National Audio 4:05 PM ET--NAT118 - (Alta-Notley-LGBTQ) EDMONTON. x-14s. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has sharp words for her two conservative opponents over the case of a Wildrose staffer abused online by party supporters for announcing he was going...
National Audio 4:25 PM ET
National Audio 4:25 PM ET--NAT123 - (ENT-MUSIC-Imagine-Yoko One) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HOLLYWOOD. x-36s. (Jason Nathanson) One of John Lennon's iconic songs is getting a co-writer. (music runs throughout) (SOURCE: ABC)--NAT124 - (US-Bill-Cosby) NORRISTOWN,...
National Audio 4:55 PM ET
National Audio 4:55 PM ET--NAT128 - (Business-Minute) TORONTO. x-60s. (Roger Ward) The Canadian Press Business Minute. (SOURCE:The Canadian Press) --NAT129 - (RCMP-Labour-Trial) MONCTON, N.B. x-09s. R-C-M-P Commissioner Bob Paulson says arming Mounties...
National Audio 5:05 AM ET
National Audio 5:05 AM ET--NAT026 - (TX-Painted-Swastika) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-08s. In Texas, neighbours in an Austin neighborhood are disturbed after someone painted a swastika on at least one car -- the crime possibly connected to anti-Trump...
National Audio 5:25 AM ET
National Audio 5:25 AM ET--NAT033 - (US-Congressman-Shot) WASHINGTON. x-40s. (Sagar Meghani (SAH'-gur meh-GAH'-nee)) America's annual Congressional Baseball Game will be played tonight after yesterday's shooting attack during practice. (SOURCE:The Associated...
National Audio 6:35 PM ET
National Audio 6:35 PM ET--NAT152 - (BC-Speaker) VANCOUVER. x-15s. Liberal House Leader Mike de Jong says his party will not prop up an N-D-P minority government in the B-C legislature by providing a Speaker. The N-D-P said yesterday that a Speaker from...
National Audio 7:05 AM ET
National Audio 7:05 AM ET--NAT047 - (EU-Russia-Putin-Call-In) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) MOSCOW. x-30s. (Patrick Reevell) Russian President Vladimir Putin is hearing from ordinary Russians today, who the Kremlin says get to ask him anything they want. (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT048...
National Audio 7:55 PM ET
National Audio 7:55 PM ET--NAT164 - (United States-Turkey) (EXTENDED) WASHINGTON. x-39s. (Ed Donahue) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (REH'-jehp TY'-ihp UR'-doh-wahn) is slamming the U-S decision to issue arrest warrants in Washington, D-C, for...
National Audio 8:05 AM ET
National Audio 8:05 AM ET--NAT053 - (US-Congressman-Shot) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-10s. American lawmakers return to the Capitol this morning, and hope for some semblance of normalcy a day after a rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican...
National Audio 8:35 AM ET
National Audio 8:35 AM ET--NAT056 - (US-Prison-Guards-Killed) (NOTE LENGTH) MADISON, Ga. x-03s. A Georgia sheriff says a green Honda stolen by two inmates who killed their guards before escaping from a prison bus has been located. Putnam County Sheriff...
National Audio 9:15 AM ET
National Audio 9:15 AM ET--NAT060 - (US-Congressman-Shot) (EXTENDED) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-25s. The business of the House is resuming a day after a rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball...
National Cycling Team to Use Canadian-Made Argon 18 Bikes in Multi-Year Deal
Cycling team opts for Canadian-made bikes--MONTREAL - Nearly three decades after retirement, Gervais Rioux is back on Canada's national cycling team -- this time as a bike supplier.Rioux's company Argon 18 announced an agreement this week to become the...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(McKenna-Carbon-Fund) (Audio: P07)Environment Minister Catherine McKenna has unveiled details of the Trudeau government's promised two-billion-dollar Low Carbon Economy Fund, to be spent in two streams over the next five years.Manitoba and Saskatchewan...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(RCMP-Labour-Trial)R-C-M-P Commissioner Bob Paulson has told the force's Labour Code trial he was worried that introducing high-powered carbine rifles could create tension between the public and officers.He said while officers needed to be properly...
N.S. Cabinet Unveiled: Casey Now Deputy Premier, Finance Minister
N.S. cabinet unveiled, with Casey at finance--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil shuffled the deck with his 17-member cabinet Thursday, adding three new faces while shifting three veteran members to key posts, including the minister who bore...
'Only Fair': McKenna on Excluding Saskatchewan, Manitoba from $2B Carbon Fund
McKenna details Ottawa's $2B carbon fund--OTTAWA - Manitoba and Saskatchewan have been given until the end of December to sign on to the federal government's national climate change agreement to avoid losing out on millions of dollars to help cut emissions.Environment...
Ontario Doctors to Vote on Arbitration Proposal for Compensation Disputes
Ontario doctors to vote on arbitration--TORONTO - Ontario's doctors, who have been without a physician services agreement for three years, are set to vote this weekend on a tentative deal that would send contract disputes with the government to binding...
Ontario Owes Teachers, Education Workers More Than $100M for Violating Rights
Ontario to pay teachers, school staff $100M--TORONTO - Ontario is on the hook for more than $100 million and counting to compensate teachers and education workers for violating their rights.Deals have so far been struck to pay the Canadian Union of Public...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Contract-Extensions)Ontario P-C Leader Patrick Brown says it's no coincidence that the Liberal government is offering civil servants extended contract deals with a provincial election one year away.The union that represents many professionals...
--Ontario Update-
(Ont-Teacher-Remedies)The Canadian Union of Public Employees says the province will have to pay more than 56 million dollars to thousands of teachers if a deal to compensate them for violating their rights is ratified.Several unions took the government...
Parliament Audio 12:05 PM ET
Parliament Audio 12:05 PM ET--P03 - (Internet-Streaming-Tax) OTTAWA. x-11s. A parliamentary committee is recommending a five per cent tax on broadband Internet services to help Canada's struggling media industry adapt to technological changes and evolving...
'Poor Moral Judgment:' Hearing Told la Loche Shooter Has PTSD, Suicidal Thoughts
La Loche school shooter has PTSD: hearing--MEADOW LAKE, Sask. - A psychiatrist says that a teenager who gunned down four people in northern Saskatchewan has symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder and flashbacks which have led to suicidal thoughts.Dr....
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