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Articles from June 28, 2017

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$1.185B Flood Protection Project to Lead to Toronto Waterfront Makeover: Officials
$1.185B flood protection project for Toronto--TORONTO - A portion of Toronto's waterfront is set to undergo a nearly $1.2 billion flood protection project that will lead to a makeover of the area.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Ontario Premier Kathleen...
Abortion, Same-Sex Marriage, Assisted Dying: Charter Has Transformed Canada
Charter of Rights tops list of Canadian icons--OTTAWA - British Columbians can blame Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms for the agonizing two-week wait to find out who won their province's recent, photo-finish election.They were kept in suspense...
ADVISORY-Atl-Calendar
Good morning! Alison Auld is the editor at The Canadian Press in Halifax.If you have copy or audio of interest to the region you can call us at 1-800-565-1595 or 902-422-8496 ext. 225. Toll free fax is 1-800-565-7588. Email us at .---The x- denotes staffing...
ADVISORY-B-C Calendar
Here is Wednesday's B.C. calendar:x-COLWOOD, B.C. -- Sentencing hearing for Kenneth Fenton in connection with the death of RCMP officer Sarah Beckett. (9:30 a.m. at Western Communities Courthouse, 1756 Island Highway)NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. -- Allan Schoenborn's...
A Look at Key Events in the Triple-Murder Investigation of Derek Saretzky
A look at events in the Derek Saretzky investigation--LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Derek Saretzky was found guilty Wednesday in the killing of a father, a toddler and a senior in southwestern Alberta. A jury convicted the 24-year-old of three counts of first-degree...
Alouettes Defensive Back Mincy Hopes to Stop Former Auburn Teammate Williams
Als Mincy ready to face Eskimos Williams--MONTREAL - Cornerback Jonathon Mincy will probably see a lot of Adarius Bowman when the Montreal Alouettes visit Edmonton on Friday, but he won't complain if he gets a down or two against Eskimos newcomer D'haquille...
Argonauts Improved Defence Looks to Contain Lions Attack
Argos' defence quietly stellar so far--It was like Marcus Ball never left.After a three-year absence, the veteran linebacker made a triumphant return to Toronto last week. Ball had a team-high six tackles and anchored the unit's stellar performance in...
Atlantic Audio 3:55 PM AT
Atlantic Audio 3:55 PM AT--AT05 - (PTSD-Murder-Suicide)ANTIGONISH, N.S. x-15s. A relative of a former Canadian soldier who killed three members of his family and himself six months ago says based on an internal review, he feels Nova Scotia's health authority...
--Atlantic Update-
---(PTSD-Murder-Suicide)A relative says he feels a Nova Scotia hospital's handling of a former Canadian soldier who killed his mother, wife and young daughter before committing suicide was appropriate.Albert MacLellan was among family members of Lionel...
Back to Bitumount: How the Oilsands Changed Alberta and Canada Forever
How oilsands changed Alberta and Canada forever--FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - David O'Laney unlocks the gate to the historic site he is charged with protecting and swings it wide, allowing entrance to what is arguably the birthplace of modern Alberta and all...
BC Audio 12:45 PM ET
BC Audio 12:45 PM ET--BC02 - (BC-Moose-Calf-Search)FERNIE. x-20s. A moose cow and one of her tiny calves have been killed in separate accidents on Highway 3 in southwestern British Columbia and now the search is on for the second calf, in hopes of saving...
B.C. Liberals Tout $2.8B Surplus, Reduced Debt on Eve of Expected Defeat
Facing defeat, B.C. Liberals tout surplus--VICTORIA - British Columbia's finance minister has painted a rosy picture of the province's finances a day before his government is expected to be defeated in a confidence vote, saying a $2.8-billion surplus...
B.C. Man Says He Used Facebook to Express Concerns, Not to Support Terrorists
Accused says he's 'little guy' against Facebook--VANCOUVER - A British Columbia man accused of using his Facebook account to express support of "lone wolf" terrorists in the name of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant says he was on social media...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Harassment-Trial)A B-C man accused of using emails and social media to try to destroy his ex-wife's life has been found guilty of criminal harassment.A B-C Supreme Court jury has also convicted Patrick Fox of unlawful possession of a firearm.Court...
'Camino Island' by John Grisham Tops Maclean's Fiction List
'Camino Island' tops Maclean's fiction list--Here are the top 10 hardcover fiction and non-fiction books in Canada for the week ending June 25 as compiled by Maclean's magazine. The previous week's position is in parentheses.FICTION1. (1) Camino Island...
Canada 150: A Lost 'Golden Age' and the Decline of East Coast Affluence
Canada 150: The decline of eastern affluence--HALIFAX - Built in 1867, the fully restored 4,500-square-foot Victorian-style home boasts five bedrooms, six working fireplaces, a carriage house and a modern kitchen with granite countertops and in-floor...
Canada 150: Chief Dan George's Powerful Indigenous-Rights Speech, 50 Years Later
Dan George's 'Lament for Confederation' remembered--VANCOUVER - Leonard George remembers the first time he heard his father, Chief Dan George, deliver his moving and prophetic speech on indigenous rights, "A Lament for Confederation."It was 1967 and...
Canada 150: Our Long, Hard Battle That Became 'The Bedrock of Allied Victory'
Canada 150: Our game-changing war at sea--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - At about 4 a.m. on Dec. 1, 1940, three torpedoes streamed through the frigid North Atlantic.Two missed their target, the destroyer HMCS Saguenay.The third, fired from the Italian submarine...
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...
Canadian Men's, Women's Curling Championships to Include a Wild-Card Team
Wild-card team added to Brier, Hearts--OTTAWA - A 16th team has been added to next year's Canadian men's and women's curling championships, and it will have to win its way in via a wild-card game.Curling Canada revamped the format of the Tim Hortons...
Canadian Tinkerers, Inventors, Scientists and Engineers Have Changed the World
Canadian inventors have changed the world--TORONTO - Zippers. Garbage bags. Paint rollers. Some items are so ingrained in our lives we don't stop to consider life without them -- how we would do up a jacket, take out the trash or give a wall a fresh...
Carcass of Right Whale Towed to P.E.I. to Determine Cause of Death
Dead whale towed to P.E.I. for necropsy--NORWAY, P.E.I. - The Canadian Coast Guard and Fisheries and Oceans Canada have beached a dead right whale on a Prince Edward Island shore in a bid to learn what killed at least six of the endangered mammals in...
Clark Says If Her Government Toppled, It Shows B.C. Legislature Can't Function
Confidence vote: Clark says legislature can't work--VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark says she ready to tell the lieutenant-governor British Columbia's legislature can't work if her Liberal minority government is defeated in a confidence vote on Thursday.If...
Conditional Discharge, Community Service for Blue Jays Can Tosser Ken Pagan
Conditional discharge for Blue Jays can tosser--TORONTO - A man who threw a beer can onto the field during a dramatic Blue Jays playoff game last fall was given a conditional discharge Wednesday, after his lawyer argued the public humiliation he suffered...
Couillard Defends Remarks about Muslims and Responsibility in Wake of Flint Attack
Couillard defends comments about Muslims--Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard insists there is nothing shocking about his recent comments about Muslims having a responsibility in the fight against terrorism.Following the arrest of a Muslim Montrealer in...
Editorial Exchange: Entertainers Should Join Fight against Scalper Bots
Editorial Exchange: Entertainers should join fight against scalper bots--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published June 27:It was supposed to be an event that united the country, a national mourning for one of Canada's most beloved bands.But last...
Editorial Exchange: Federal Access Changes Fall Short
Editorial Exchange: Federal access changes fall short--An editorial from the Hamilton Spectator, published June 27:In the run-up to the last federal election, here is what the Trudeau Liberals said they would do on the subject of transparency:"We will...
Editorial Exchange: Inching Ahead Is Progress
Editorial Exchange: Inching ahead is progress--An editorial from the New Glasgow News, published June 27:Out of sight, out of mind - sometimes simple philosophy works wonders.But there might be more than that going on in the success found in schools...
Editorial Exchange: Limiting Disclosure
Editorial Exchange: Limiting disclosure--An editorial from the Charlottetown Guradian, published June 27:Legislation is like barbed wire: for everything it fences in, it also fences things out -- and often, how a piece of legislation looks depends on...
Editorial Exchange: Military Goal to Reflect Society Deserves Support
Editorial Exchange: Military goal to reflect society deserves support--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published June 26:In 2015 former Supreme Court justice Marie Deschamps released a report on the appalling levels of sexual harassment and assaults...
Editorial Exchange: Quebec Premier Makes Confounding Connection
Editorial Exchange: Quebec premier makes confounding connection--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published June 27:It's one of those political statements that surely must leave observers at all points of the political spectrum scratching their...
Editorial Exchange: Trump's Partial Immigration Victory
Editorial Exchange: Trump's partial immigration victory--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published June 28:The Trump administration's on-again, off-again Muslim travel ban is partly on again.The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday improvised a policy...
Editorial Exchange: We Mustn't Lose Sight of Work Ahead in Fight for LGBTQ Inclusion
Editorial Exchange: We mustn't lose sight of work ahead in fight for LGBTQ inclusion--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published June 26:On Sunday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau led Pride Parade revelers down Yonge St. while Ontario Premier Kathleen...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(CRIME-Father-Daughter-Dead) (Audio: 137)A jury in Lethbridge has convicted a southern Alberta man of three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of a father, his young daughter and an another woman.Derek Saretzky had confessed to killing Terry...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(US-Flint-Airport-Stabbing)A Canadian man accused of stabbing an airport police officer in Flint, Michigan wore a medical mask over his mouth and twice mumbled words as he entered court this morning.The lawyer representing 49-year-old Amor Ftouhi...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(BoC-Bank-of-Canada) (Audio: 88)Expectations of an interest-rate hike are spreading after Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz stated once again that his 2015 cuts appeared to have done their job.Poloz made the comments in an interview broadcast...
Empire Posts Lower Q4 Adjusted Earnings amid Turnaround of Sobeys Grocery Unit
Empire posts lower Q4 adjusted earnings--STELLARTON, N.S. - The parent of Sobeys is reporting a decline in adjusted earnings for the first full quarter since it installed a new chief executive with a mandate to revive the national grocery business.Michael...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Wednesday, June 28
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...
Europe Learning from Canada on Dealing with Trump 'Novelty': Italian President
Canada helps with Trump: Italy president--OTTAWA - Italy's visiting president says Europe is learning much from Canada on how to engage with the "novelty" that is the Donald Trump administration.President Sergio Mattarella says Canada's example of trying...
Everything You Ever Needed to Know about Canada's Love Affair with Hockey
Tracing the roots of Canada's love for hockey--When Paul Henderson reminisces about the greatest goal scored in the history of Canada's greatest game he can hardly get a word in edgewise.Whether it's on the street, at a speaking event or at a party,...
Feds Fund Mentorship Network to Support Indigenous Health Researchers
Feds fund network for indigenous researchers--OTTAWA - The federal government intends to spend $8 million over five years to establish a mentorship network for First Nations, Metis and Inuit health researchers. The funding follows a recommendation by...
Few Stars, but Helpful Options to Be Had in NHL Free Agency
Few stars, but helpful options to be had in free agency--Free agent star power is in short supply yet again this July 1, but that doesn't mean helpful contributors and potential bargains aren't out to be found.Here are eight names to keep an eye when...
Fibre-Optic Device Can Detect Stray Cancer Cells, Improve Tumour Removal: Study
Cancer-detecting probe aids tumour removal: study--TORONTO - A fibre-optic probe can detect errant cancer cells within healthy tissue during brain tumour surgery with close to 100 per cent accuracy and sensitivity, reducing the risk of recurrence and...
Fibre-Optic Device Can Detect Stray Cancer Cells, Improve Tumour Removal: Study
Cancer-detecting probe aids tumour removal: study--TORONTO - A fibre-optic probe can detect errant cancer cells within healthy tissue during brain tumour surgery with close to 100 per cent accuracy and sensitivity, reducing the risk of recurrence and...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Canada-NAFTA-Challenges) (Audio: P09)When it comes to the North American Free Trade Agreement, Canada can safely claim the title of biggest loser in terms of lawsuits.Since 1994, Canada has been sued 39 times by foreign companies claiming Canadian...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(Cancer-Detection-Probe)(Audio:01)A fibre-optic probe developed by Canadian researchers is even better today than it was when it was first reported on two years ago.Researchers say the pen-like instrument can now detect errant cancer cells among healthy...
Filly Holy Helena Tabbed as Early Favourite for $1-Million Queen's Plate
Filly named early Queen's Plate favourite--TORONTO - Luis Contreras has been here before.The Mexican-born jockey will lead early 3-1 favourite Holy Helena into the $1-million Queen's Plate on Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack. The dark bay is not only trying...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Cyberattacks)A new, highly virulent strain of malicious software that is crippling computers globally appears to have been sown in Ukraine, where it hobbled much of the government and private sector.Tuesday's cyber-assault hit hospitals, banks, government...
First-Round Picks Warmoth, Pearson Sign with Blue Jays, Practise in Toronto
Warmoth, Pearson sign with Toronto Blue Jays--TORONTO - In Nate Pearson's first visit to Toronto he got right down to the business of being a tourist, going to the CN Tower and dining with his family in the revolving restaurant at the top of the landmark.He...
Five-Eyes-Ottawa-Update
OTTAWA - ---Security and justice officials from the Five Eyes countries plan to explore "more timely and detailed" information-sharing to detect terrorists and extremist fighters.They issued a joint communique saying the Islamic State (Daesh) and its...
Five Eyes Stress Sharing Information to Battle 'Relentless' Terrorist Plots
Five Eyes stress info sharing in terror fight--OTTAWA - Security and justice officials from the Five Eyes countries plan to explore "more timely and detailed" information sharing to detect terrorists and extremist fighters.Daesh and its affiliates will...
Former Cabinet Minister Steve Ashton Gets Support for NDP Leadership
Ashton promises higher minimum wage--WINNIPEG - Former Manitoba cabinet minister Steve Ashton promised a faster increase to the province's minimum wage and the eventual elimination of post-secondary tuition Wednesday as he launched his bid for the leadership...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(CRIME-Father-Daughter-Dead)The dismissal of two of the 14 jurors in the trial of a man charged with killing a father, his young daughter and a senior in southwestern Alberta created some unexpected drama before deliberations began today.The jury...
--Fourth NewsWatch-
---(Cancer-Detection-Probe) (Audio:01)Canadian researchers say they have perfected a fibre-optic probe they developed a few years ago that can detect errant cancer cells during brain tumour surgery -- now, with near 100 per cent accuracy.The hand-held,...
Friends Raise Money for Funeral of Youth, Family Gets Eviction Notice
Friends raise cash for family after homicide--EDMONTON - A friend is raising money to help an Edmonton mother deal with the violent death of her 17-year-old son.On Friday police charged three people with murder after the body of Ashton Cardinal was found...
Head of NEB Welcomes Overhaul Recommendations as Way to Keep Up with Times
Head of NEB welcomes overhaul recommendations--CALGARY - The head of the National Energy Board says a proposed overhaul of how the federal regulator consults, operates and is organized will make it better prepared to respond to modern expectations.Speaking...
Health Canada to Allow Importation of Drugs Needed to Treat Opioid Addiction
Ottawa OKs imported drugs to treat opioid addiction--TORONTO - Provinces and territories are now able to import urgently needed medications that are not available in Canada to treat the growing incidence of opioid dependence under new Health Canada regulations...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Wednesday, June 28
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...
How Canada's First Women's Shelter Saved Women and Their Children from Abuse
The story of Canada's first women's shelter--Jan knew she had to leave.It was 1973 and her husband spent most days drinking and seething with rage.One afternoon, he smacked her on the back of the head, knocking her to the floor and nearly cracking her...
Inquiry Finds RCMP Couldn't Have Prevented Cocaine Overdose in Holding Cell
RCMP couldn't prevent holding cell OD: inquiry--COLD LAKE, Alta. - An Alberta fatality inquiry report says RCMP couldn't have prevented the fatal overdose of a man in custody who consumed cocaine that he'd hidden in his rectum.Yvan Daniels-Dupuis of...
Insights Collected from Sources Invaluable to Central Bank Decisions: Official
Central bank touts benefits of market sources--OTTAWA - Intelligence collected from industry sources helped the Bank of Canada navigate the oil-price collapse and a top bank official says invaluable nuggets of information like that will continue to be...
'Internet Has No Borders,' Supreme Court of Canada Says in Ruling against Google
'Internet has no borders': Supreme Court--OTTAWA - A potentially groundbreaking Supreme Court ruling recognizes that Canadian courts have jurisdiction to make sweeping orders to block access to Internet content beyond Canada's borders.In a David and...
Iqaluit Prepares for Royal Visit by Prince of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall
Iqaluit prepares for Prince Charles, Camilla--IQALUIT, Nunavut - The City of Iqaluit is gearing up for the arrival of the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, who are expected to land Thursday from the United Kingdom on a Canadian Forces Airbus.The...
Irish-Born Backs Face off as Canada and U.S. Bid for Rugby World Cup Berth
Irish-born duo carry Canada and U.S. colours--Rugby took fly half Shane O'Leary from his native Ireland to France. Thanks to his mother's New Brunswick roots, it has brought him to Canada.And strangely enough, he now finds himself pitted against a former...
Jury Begins Deliberations in Trial of Three Men Accused of First-Degree Murder
Jury deliberating in triple murder trial--REGINA - The jury has begun deliberations in the trial of three men accused of beating, robbing and murdering a 54-year-old man, leaving his bound body in the bushes outside of Regina.With the jury sequestered,...
Jury Finds Alberta's Derek Saretzky Guilty of Killing Father, Toddler and Senior
Derek Saretzky guilty in triple murder--LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - It took a jury just three hours Wednesday to convict a young southern Alberta man of the horrific murders of a 69-year-old woman, a young father and his two-year-old daughter, along with a recommendation...
Lionel Desmond Not Turned Away by Hospital, Family Says after Briefing on Deaths
Desmond not turned away by hospital: family--ANTIGONISH, N.S. - A former Canadian soldier was not turned away from a Nova Scotia hospital in the days before he killed three members of his family and himself, relatives said Wednesday after meeting with...
Man Drunk and Speeding before Crash That Killed B.C. Mountie: Crown
Man drunk before crash that killed Mountie: Crown--COLWOOD, B.C. - A man who sped his truck through a red light and rammed a RCMP cruiser, killing the officer inside, had a blood-alcohol level more than three times the legal limit, the Crown said Wednesday.Crown...
Manitoba Centralizing Health Care Services Including Ambulances, ERs
Manitoba centralizing health care services--WINNIPEG - The Manitoba government announced plans Wednesday to centralize management of ambulances, emergency rooms, labs and other health-care services, and said an unknown number of job cuts is to be expected...
Marcus Stroman Strikes out Eight in Blue Jays' 4-0 Win over Orioles
Marcus Stroman superb in Blue Jays' 4-0 win--TORONTO - As Marcus Stroman strode across the third-base line and headed toward the Blue Jays' dugout he looked up at the fans giving him a standing ovation and pounded his chest. He then clapped into his...
Massive U.S. Aircraft Carrier Visits Halifax: 'This Is a Floating City'
Massive U.S. aircraft carrier visits Halifax--HALIFAX - The FA-18 Super Hornet revs its engines to maximum thrust, and the jet fighter's nose wheel is locked into a steam-powered catapult on the aircraft carrier's flight deck.The thunderous noise reaches...
Medical Instrument Left Inside Quebec Woman after Cancer Surgery
'Blade' left in woman after surgery: report--MONTREAL - Quebec's health minister is blaming human error after a medical instrument 33 centimetres long was forgotten inside a woman who had a hysterectomy at a Montreal hospital last March.But Gaetan Barrette...
Michael Buble Thanks Canadians for Honour during 'Emotionally Difficult Time'
Michael Buble honoured at gala in Ottawa--OTTAWA - Canadian singer Michael Buble said he is humbled to be able to represent his home country on musical stages around the world and feel supported during what has been a tough time for his young family."I...
Microsoft President Pushes Vancouver-Seattle Tech Corridor despite NAFTA Doubt
Microsoft bullish on Canada despite NAFTA doubt--VANCOUVER - The president of Microsoft is pushing to make a Vancouver-Seattle technology corridor a success, despite the uncertainty around cross-border trade posed by the administration of U.S. President...
Moose Calf Still Wanders Southeast B.C., after Deaths of Mother, Sibling
Search underway for orphaned B.C. moose calf--FERNIE, B.C. - A search is underway for an orphaned moose calf in southeastern British Columbia that has managed to evade predators, vehicles and capture.The roughly three-week-old calf was one of two orphaned...
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 (15,355.58, up 74.36 points):Potash Ridge Corp. (TSX:PRK). Miner. Up half-a-cent, or 2.22 per cent, to...
NAFTA Lawsuits Target Canada the Most, United States Hasn't Lost Yet
Canada most sued nation under NAFTA--OTTAWA - When it comes to the North American Free Trade Agreement, Canada can safely claim the title of biggest loser in terms of lawsuits.Since the agreement came into force in 1994, Canada has been sued 39 times...
National Audio 10:05 AM ET
National Audio 10:05 AM ET--NAT050 - (US-Trump-Manafort-Ukraine-Lobbying) WASHINGTON. x-34s. (Ben Thomas) U-S President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman has registered as a foreign agent. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT051 - (US-Trump-Manafort-Ukraine-Lobbying)...
National Audio 10:35 AM ET
National Audio 10:35 AM ET--NAT057 - (US-Martin-Shkreli-Trial) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NEW YORK. x-35s. (Aaron Katersky) It's day three of jury selection in the fraud trial of former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli (SHKREHL'-ee) today, but opening...
National Audio 1:05 PM ET
National Audio 1:05 PM ET--NAT082 - (BC-Moose-Calf-Search) FERNIE, B-C. x-15s. A search is underway just west of Fernie, in southwestern B-C, for a three-week-old moose calf that has been orphaned and lost its sibling in the last 10-days. Animal rescue...
National Audio 12:15 PM ET
National Audio 12:15 PM ET--NAT073 - (US-Mystery-of-Baby-Doe) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-09s. A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to life in prison in the killing of a two-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up...
National Audio 12:55 PM ET
National Audio 12:55 PM ET--NAT077 - (US-Cyberattacks) PARIS. x-23s. Companies and governments around the world are counting the cost of a software epidemic that has disrupted ports, hospitals, and banks. Raphael Satter (RAH'-fah-ehl SAH'-tur) reports...
National Audio 1:55 PM ET
National Audio 1:55 PM ET--NAT090 - (US-Amtrak-Two-Struck) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-06s. U-S National Transportation Safety Board investigators are on the scene in Washington, D-C after two railroad workers were struck and killed by an Amtrak...
National Audio 2:25 PM ET
National Audio 2:25 PM ET--NAT093 - (US-Pink-Slime-ABC) UNDATED. x-30s. (Margie Szaroleta (zar-oh-LEH'-tah)) A-B-C and a South Dakota meat producer announced a settlement today in a lawsuit against the American network over its reports on a beef product...
National Audio 2:45 PM ET
National Audio 2:45 PM ET--NAT102 - (Trudeau-Canada Day-Security) TORONTO. x-21s. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians can be at ease on Canada Day. He says they can have confidence in their government, in their excellent national security agencies...
National Audio 3:15 AM ET
National Audio 3:15 AM ET--NAT001 - (Cancer-Detection-Probe) UNDATED. x-32s. (Adam Burns) Canadian researchers say a fibre-optic probe they have developed can detect stray cancer cells during brain-tumour surgery with remarkable accuracy. (SOURCE:The...
National Audio 3:25 PM ET
National Audio 3:25 PM ET--NAT109 - (Trudeau-Canada-Day-Security) (Extended Actuality) TORONTO. x-24s. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he wants to make sure everyone can celebrate Canada 150 knowing everything is being done to keep them safe. During...
National Audio 3:55 AM ET
National Audio 3:55 AM ET--NAT019 - (Business-Minute) TORONTO. x-60s. (Karen Rebot (REE' boh)) The Canadian Press Business Minute. (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)--NAT020 - (US-Cyberattacks) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-10s. Another world-wide cyber-attack...
National Audio 5:15 PM ET
National Audio 5:15 PM ET--NAT123 - (ENT-MUSIC-Prince's-Father) UNDATED. x-26s. (Margie Szaroleta) A song by the father of musician Prince will come out tomorrow. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT125 - (US-Mechanical-Bull-Lawsuit) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE)...
National Audio 5:25 PM ET
National Audio 5:25 PM ET--NAT128 - (Alta-RCMP-Canada150) EDSON, Alberta. x-15s. Alberta Mounties are warning people who plan to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday this weekend in national parks to be prepared for more vehicles and slower traffic. Corporal...
National Audio 8:35 PM ET
National Audio 8:35 PM ET--NAT140 - (US-Central-Park-Explosion) NEW YORK. x-35s. (Julie Walker) New York police are offering a 40-thousand dollar reward for information that leads to an arrest in the Central Park explosion that injured a tourist last...
National Audio 8:45 AM ET
National Audio 8:45 AM ET--NAT041 - (US-Cyberattacks) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-15s. Cyber-security researchers say they have found a vaccine to protect computers from the Petya ransomware attack. Petya froze tens of thousands of computers around...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(CRIME-Father-Daughter-Dead) (Audio: 146)A southern Alberta man who told police that the devil led him to kill has been found guilty of three counts of first-degree murder.Derek Saretzky showed little emotion as the jury in Lethbridge announced its...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(BoC-Bank-of-Canada)B-MO chief economist Doug Porter says today's comments from the governor of the Bank of Canada are a pretty solid signal that a July rate hike is very much on the table.Stephen Poloz told C-N-B-C that his 2015 interest-rate cuts...
N.S. Premier Encourages First Acadian Lieutenant-Governor to Raise Acadian Flag
N.S. gets first Acadian lieutenant-governor--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's new lieutenant-governor took office Wednesday, the province's first Acadian to represent the Crown centuries after the Expulsion.Arthur LeBlanc, sworn in as the 33rd lieutenant-governor...
Oilers Nearing Big Eight-Year Extension for Star Captain Connor McDavid
Oilers nearing big extension for McDavid--Connor McDavid just took home his first NHL MVP award, and now he's on the verge of becoming the league's highest-paid player.The 20-year-old is nearing an extension with the Edmonton Oilers, reportedly worth...
Ontario Civil Service Professionals Ratify Contract Extension
Civil servant professionals ratify deal--TORONTO - Professionals in the Ontario civil service have ratified a four-year extension of their contract, as the government secures labour peace in another key area ahead of next year's election.Members of the...
Ontario Pauses School Closure Reviews, but 124 Schools Still on Chopping Block
No new school closure reviews: Ontario--TORONTO - Ontario school boards will not be able to put any more schools up for closure as the government overhauls the process, though any schools currently on the chopping block will remain there.Education Minister...
Ontario Proposes Banning Real Estate Agents from Representing Seller and Buyer
Ontario proposes changes to real estate rules--TORONTO - Ontario is proposing banning the practice of double ending, in which a real estate agent represents both a buyer and a seller in a transaction.The province's Liberal government announced a 16-point...
--Ontario Update-
---(Grassy-Narrows-Mercury)Environment Minister Glen Murray says the province is committing an additional 85 million dollars to clean up a mercury-contaminated river in northwestern Ontario.Murray says the funds for the remediation of the English-Wabigoon...
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