The Canadian Press

Articles from June 30, 2017

A–P P–W
Accused Rented Car 10 Days before Jonathan Bacon Murder, Trial Hears
Accused rented car before Bacon murder: trial--KELOWNA, B.C. - One of the men accused of killing Jonathan Bacon in a daytime gang shooting outside a Kelowna hotel rented a car in Surrey 10 days before the incident, a court has heard.Car rental documents...
Advisory-Prairie-Calendar
Good Morning! The early editor for the Prairie region at The Canadian Press Edmonton is Ken Trimble. Your queries and contributions are welcome after 4 a.m. MDT. Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba stations call 780-428-6107. Edmonton's fax number is...
Alberta Court Orders New Trial for Man Acquitted of Murdering Indigenous Woman
Court orders new murder trial for trucker--EDMONTON - The Alberta Court of Appeal has ordered a new trial in the case of an Ontario trucker who was acquitted of first-degree murder in the death of an indigenous woman.Back in March 2015, Bradley Barton...
A List of Five B.C. New Democrats with Cabinet Potential
A list of five B.C. cabinet potentials in the NDP--VICTORIA - British Columbia premier-designate John Horgan has a group of political veterans to choose from for his New Democrat cabinet, a team that is bound to be tested by an experienced Liberal opposition....
A Look at What B.C.'S New NDP Government Is Promising, with Help from the Greens
A look at what B.C.'s new NDP government promises--VICTORIA - Some of the key elements of a deal between the NDP and Green party on a minority government in British Columbia:-- The legislature would be recalled within one month of the swearing in of...
A Quick Glance at a Few of the New Recipients of the Order of Canada
A few of the new Order of Canada recipients--OTTAWA - Rideau Hall is adding 99 new members to the Order of Canada, which turns 50 this year. Gov.-Gen. David Johnston said the individuals on today's list, just like those appointed half a century ago,...
--Atlantic Update-
---(NL-Ferry-Woes)Transportation officials are apologizing for delays as they grapple with repairs and maintenance for Newfoundland and Labrador's ferry fleet.A second vessel, the M-V Norcon Galatea, will be added to the Fogo and Change Islands run next...
--Atlantic Update-
(NL-Missing-Woman)The disappearance of a young Newfoundland woman is now being investigated as a homicide.Police said today that they have enough evidence to suggest 24-year-old Cortney Lake was murdered.Constable Geoff Higdon said new dash-cam video...
BC Audio 12:15 AM ET
BC Audio 12:15 AM ET--BC13 - (Legis-BC-Confidence)UNDATED. X- (Terri Theodore) 31s. British Columbia will have a New Democrat government almost eight weeks after the provincial election. The province will trade one minority government for another. (WA)...
BC Audio 12:25 AM ET
BC Audio 12:25 AM ET--BC13 - (Legis-BC-Confidence)UNDATED. X- (Terri Theodore) 31s. British Columbia will have a New Democrat government almost eight weeks after the provincial election. The province will trade one minority government for another. (WA)...
BC Audio 12:35 AM ET
BC Audio 12:35 AM ET--BC13 - (Legis-BC-Confidence)UNDATED. X- (Terri Theodore) 31s. British Columbia will have a New Democrat government almost eight weeks after the provincial election. The province will trade one minority government for another. (WA)...
B.C.'S New NDP Premier Wasn't Always on the Path to Becoming a Political Leader
B.C.'s new NDP premier identifies with underdogs--VANCOUVER - John Horgan's fight for society's underdogs started early in life.His father died from a brain aneurysm when he was 18 months old. Money was tight for his mother who struggled to raise four...
B.C.'S Premier-Designate Talks with Trudeau, Plans Ottawa Summer Visit
Horgan, Trudeau meeting planned in Ottawa--VICTORIA - British Columbia premier-designate John Horgan said he spoke with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday about the softwood trade dispute with the United States and he is planning meetings in Ottawa...
--B-C Update-
---(BC-Legis-Confidence)Premier-designate John Horgan says he thinks the "hyper-partisanship" in the legislature will ease now Christy Clark and the former Liberal government has been defeated.Horgan told C-B-C's "Power and Politics" that the Liberals...
--B-C Update-
(BC-Legis-Confidence)British Columbia has its first N-D-P government in 16 years.N-D-P Leader John Horgan is set to be the next premier of B-C after Christy Clark's Liberals were defeated yesterday in a non-confidence vote in the legislature.Clark says...
Blue Jays Reinstate Rule 5 Pick Sparkman from 60-Day Disabled List
Blue Jays reinstate Sparkman from 60-day DL--TORONTO - Blue Jays Rule 5 draft pick Glenn Sparkman didn't even notice he had broken the thumb on his pitching hand when it first happened at spring training four months ago.Sparkman and a group of other...
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 Stampeders Hold off Ottawa Redblacks 43-39 in Home-Opener
Stampeders hold off Redblacks 43-39--Calgary Stampeders head coach Dave Dickenson wasn't feeling all that celebratory after a hectic 43-39 win over the Ottawa Redblacks on Thursday.In fact, Dickenson gave the impression of a man grateful to slide off...
Canada Soccer Captain Sinclair, Hall of Famer Messier Named to Order of Canada
Sinclair, Messier named to Order of Canada--TORONTO - Christine Sinclair and Mark Messier, who have led Canada to international glory on grass and ice, have been appointed to the Order of Canada.The two are among 99 new appointments to the Order, considered...
Canadian Celebs Reflect on Country's 150th Birthday
Canadian celebs reflect on country's 150th--Canada's 150th birthday is a time for celebration but also a time to reflect. We asked some prominent Canadian performers and personalities one question: What does Canada 150 mean to you?Don Cherry, "Hockey...
Canadians around the World Prepare to Celebrate Canada's 150th
Expats celebrate Canada's 150th--If Rahel Bailie still lived in Vancouver, she would likely poke fun at the Canada 150 festivities or steer clear of them altogether.Now that she's lived in London for more than three years, however, Bailie said she's...
Caps Coach Robinson Does Not Cherish Memories of Battle with German Star
Short-handed Whitecaps hope to douse Fire--VANCOUVER - Carl Robinson does not exactly have fond memories of playing against Bastian Schweinsteiger."He was probably the hardest player I've played against," said Robinson, a Welshman who now coaches the...
Celebrity Birthdays for July 2
Celebrity birthdays for July 2--Celebrity Birthdays for July 2:Fashion designer Pierre Cardin is 95.Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos is 88. Jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal is 87.Actor Robert Ito ("Quincy") is 86.Folk singer Tom Springfield is 83.Actress...
Celebrity Birthdays for July 3
Celebrity birthdays for July 3--Celebrity Birthdays for July 3:Actor Tim O'Connor ("Peyton Place") is 90.Playwright Tom Stoppard is 80.Writer-producer Jay Tarses is 78. Quebec pop singer Renee Claude is 78.Actor Michael Cole ("The Mod Squad") is 77.Attorney...
Celebrity Birthdays for July 4
Celebrity birthdays for July 4--Celebrity Birthdays for July 4:Actress Eva Marie Saint is 93.Actress Gina Lollobrigida is 90.Playwright Neil Simon is 90.Country singer Ray Pillow is 80. Singer Bill Withers is 79.Actor Ed Bernard ("Police Woman," ''White...
Celebrity Birthdays for July 7
Celebrity birthdays for July 7--Celebrity Birthdays for July 7:Bandleader-conductor Doc Severinsen is 90.Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough is 84.Rock and Roll Hall of Fame drummer Ringo Starr is 77.Bassist Jim Rodford (Argent) is 76.Comedian...
Celebrity Birthdays for July 8
Celebrity birthdays for July 8--Celebrity Birthdays for July 8:Singer Steve Lawrence is 82.Actor Jeffrey Tambor is 73.Drummer Jai Johanny Johanson (The Allman Brothers Band) is 73.Ballerina Cynthia Gregory is 71. Actress Kim Darby is 70.Children's singer...
Celebrity Birthdays for June 30
Celebrity birthdays for June 30--Celebrity Birthdays for June 30:Actress Lea Massari is 84. Actress Nancy Dussault is 81.Songwriter Tony Hatch is 78. Singer Glenn Shorrock of the Little River Band is 73.Canadian folk and country singer Murray McLauchlan...
Ceremony Marks Construction of New Road to Shoal Lake 40 First Nation
Ceremony marks new Shoal Lake 40 road--SHOAL LAKE, Ont. - A celebration has been held in Shoal Lake 40 First Nation to mark the beginning of construction of a new all-weather road.The 24-kilometre Freedom Road will connect Shoal Lake 40 to the Trans-Canada...
Closure of Crown Asset Allows Saskatchewan Courier to Hop aboard Expansion Bus
Saskatchewan courier hops expansion bus--REGINA - A courier service has received approval to take over some of the bus passenger routes that were once operated by the now-defunct Saskatchewan Transportation Company.Starting July 10, Melville-based DiCal...
Correctional Officer Intercepts Fentanyl Mailed to Edmonton Prison Inmate
Officer intercepts fentanyl mailed to prison--EDMONTON - The Correctional Service of Canada says an officer intercepted a package of fentanyl that was mailed to an inmate at a federal maximum security prison in Alberta.The deadly drug was found Wednesday...
Editorial Exchange: Bravo Canada
Editorial Exchange: Bravo Canada--An editorial from the Charlottetown Guardian, published June 30:As Canadians prepare to celebrate our nation's 150th birthday July 1, the historic milestone provides the opportunity to pause, step back and take stock....
Editorial Exchange: Loving Canada Means Being Honest about It
Editorial Exchange: Loving Canada means being honest about it--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published June 30:On Canada Day this year, Confederation turns 150. It's a big, round number, and those who remember the heady patriotism of 1967...
Editorial Exchange: Much to Celebrate, Much to Protest
Editorial Exchange: Much to celebrate, much to protest--An editorial from the Prince George Citizen, published June 29:On Canada's 150th anniversary, there is much to celebrate and there is much to protest.In 1967, as Canada marked its centennial, there...
Editorial Exchange: Party on Canada, Party On
Editorial Exchange: Party on Canada, party on--An editorial from the Waterloo Region Record, published June 30:Dear Readers:You are cordially invited to join us in the joyful and historic celebration of Canada's 150th birthday.The time is July 1, 2017,...
Editorial Exchange: PM Plays Budgetary Blame Game
Editorial Exchange: PM plays budgetary blame game--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published June 29:Ah, the blame game -- do politicians ever tire of playing it?Prime Minister Justin Trudeau clearly has not, and he used his end-of-session...
Editorial Exchange: Sniper Shot Is No Cause to Celebrate
Editorial Exchange: Sniper shot is no cause to celebrate--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published June 30:A Canadian soldier now holds the world record for longest fatal shot by a sniper, after killing a Daesh fighter in Iraq from a distance of...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-NY-Hospital-Shooting) (Audio: 119)A doctor who opened fire at a hospital in New York where he used to work, killing one person and wounding six others before taking his own life, had apparently resigned in 2015 amid sexual harassment allegations.Two...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Parl-Indigenous-Protest)Senator Sandra Lovelace Nicholas says, as an indigenous woman from the Tobique First Nation in New Brunswick, she is not celebrating this Canada Day weekend.The senator says that won't happen until all treaties are settled,...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Parl-Indigenous-Protest) (Audio: P01)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau respectfully removed his hat and shoes as he went into a teepee on Parliament Hill to speak with indigenous activists.Trudeau says he delivered a message of respect and reconciliation.Protesters...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Friday, June 30
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...
Farmers Rattled after Pigs, Chickens Stolen from Central Nova Scotia Farms
Nova Scotia farms hit by livestock heists--COOKS BROOK, N.S. - Someone is stealing the free-range pigs and chickens of central Nova Scotia -- even leaving the remains of one pig behind after butchering it.A litter of piglets, six heritage Berkshire pigs...
Federal Health Care Deal 'Dangerous, Reckless and Risky:' Manitoba Premier
Federal health care deal 'dangerous, risky:' premier--WINNIPEG - Premier Brian Pallister says Manitoba will continue to be the lone holdout on a federal health care deal he called "dangerous, reckless and risky," even if it means forgoing funding for...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Hospital-Shooting) (Audio: 111)Police in New York say a doctor who was a former employee pulled a rifle from under a white lab coat and opened fire inside a Bronx hospital today, killing at least one person and wounding six others, before killing...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(Order-of-Canada) (Audio: 55)The Order of Canada is marking 50 years with some quintessentially Canadian additions.It was on July 1st, 1967, that the Order received its first members, and the list of appointees will grow by 99 this Canada Day.The...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Legis-BC-Confidence) (Audio: 150)The N-D-P will form a minority government in British Columbia, with the Liberals headed to the Opposition benches for the first time in 16 years.Christy Clark's party was defeated in a non-confidence vote on Thursday.Later...
Flames GM Brad Treliving Keeps Up Torrid Pace Re-Signing Michael Stone
Flames GM Treliving runs ahead of free agency--CALGARY - General manager Brad Treliving didn't wait until the start of unrestricted free agency to fill the Calgary Flames' needs.The most aggressive GM in the NHL in recent days kept up his torrid transaction...
Former Cabinet Minister Says 'Little Daylight' Separates Liberals and NDP
'Little daylight' between parties: former Liberal--VANCOUVER - A former Liberal cabinet minister in British Columbia says he's been mulling over his poverty reduction plan that was rejected by the party he once sought to lead.George Abbott said the Liberals...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Hospital Shooting)Police say a gunman is dead and several people have been shot at a New York City hospital.The condition of those shot is not clear.Gunfire broke out inside the Bronx Lebanon Hospital in the Bronx.Television images show the hospital...
--Fourth NewsWatch-
---(Legis-BC-Confidence) (Audio: 153)British Columbia's premier-designate says he hopes to put together a cabinet "as soon as possible" to tackle the pressing issues facing the province.N-D-P Leader John Horgan says the fentanyl crisis, the softwood...
Future Jobs: How We'll Earn a Living 150 Years from Now
Future jobs: How we'll earn a living 150 years from now--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the...
Gulf of St. Lawrence Whale Deaths a 'Mortality Disaster,' American Expert Says
Whale deaths a 'disaster,' U.S. expert says--NORWAY, P.E.I. - The deaths of six right whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence are a "mortality disaster" on a scale likely not seen since whaling decimated their population in the 19th century, an American scientist...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Friday, June 30
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...
Hundreds Line the Streets in Ontario to Meet Prince Charles, Camilla
Hundreds greet Prince Charles, Camilla--WELLINGTON, Ont. - Hundreds of royal-watchers lined the streets of a picturesque, eastern Ontario village Friday to try and get a glimpse of the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall on the second day of their...
Immigrant Youth Help to Build Nations
Immigrant youth help to build nations--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site.___Authors:...
Impact in Last-Place Battle with D.C.; Wary of Letdown after TFC Series
Impact wary of letdown after tough TFC series--MONTREAL - After a nasty and unsuccessful Voyageurs Cup clash with rival Toronto FC, it's back to regular business for the Montreal Impact.In this case, it'll be the battle to get out of last place in Major...
Improving Business Sentiment Hits Highest Level since 2011: Bank of Canada Poll
Canadian business sentiment improving: poll--OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada says business sentiment has reached its highest level since 2011 with corporate expectations for key areas like future sales, investment and hiring intentions all above historical...
Inquest Jury Makes Anti-Racism Suggestions in Police Killing of Black Man
Loku jurors make anti-racism recommendations--TORONTO - The police killing of a black father of five who was holding a hammer in an apartment building two years ago was a homicide, an inquest jury ruled Friday in a case infused with allegations of racism.The...
Judge Reserves Dangerous Offender Decision on Leslie Black in Marlene Bird Case
Judge reserves decision on Leslie Black--PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - A judge will announce on Aug. 30 whether a Saskatchewan man who viciously beat a homeless woman before setting her on fire will be declared a dangerous offender.Leslie Ivan Black pleaded...
Longhouse Not a Protest of Canada 150 but Celebration of Time Immemorial: Elder
Longhouse not a Canada 150 protest: elder--FREDERICTON - A traditional longhouse has been erected near the New Brunswick legislature, with a First Nations elder saying it's not to protest Canada 150 but to educate that indigenous people were present...
Manitoba Tories Dump Steven Fletcher from Caucus Saying He Wasn't a Team Player
Fletcher dumped from government caucus in Manitoba--WINNIPEG - A high-profile backbench member of the Manitoba legislature who recently spoke out against some of his own government's policy has been dumped from caucus.The Progressive Conservatives confirmed...
Missing Young Woman Was Likely Murdered, Newfoundland Police Believe
Missing young woman murdered, police believe--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Police believe Cortney Lake -- the young Newfoundland mother whose disappearance generated an outpouring of concern -- was murdered.The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary said Friday they...
Mother of Slain Boy Wants New Offence for Violence against Children
Mother of slain child wants new offence--HALIFAX - A Halifax mother whose three-year-old son was beaten to death is calling for Criminal Code amendments that would add an offence for violence against children.Allisan Tucker's son Matthew suffered more...
National Audio 10:05 AM ET
National Audio 10:05 AM ET--NAT069 - (CRIME-Ring-Road-Fatal) REGINA. x-15s. A youth found guilty in a fatal two-vehicle crash on Regina's Ring Road more than two years ago has been sentenced to 80 days in custody. He's also been handed 40 days of house...
National Audio 12:15 AM ET
National Audio 12:15 AM ET--NAT150 - (Legis-BC-Confidence) VICTORIA. x-13s. N-D-P Leader John Horgan is set to become the next premier of British Columbia. He met with Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon this evening after defeating the minority Liberal...
National Audio 12:25 AM ET
National Audio 12:25 AM ET--NAT150 - (Legis-BC-Confidence) VICTORIA. x-13s. N-D-P Leader John Horgan is set to become the next premier of British Columbia. He met with Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon this evening after defeating the minority Liberal...
National Audio 12:35 AM ET
National Audio 12:35 AM ET--NAT150 - (Legis-BC-Confidence) VICTORIA. x-13s. N-D-P Leader John Horgan is set to become the next premier of British Columbia. He met with Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon this evening after defeating the minority Liberal...
National Audio 12:55 PM ET
National Audio 12:55 PM ET--NAT085 - (US-Trump-South-Korea) WASHINGTON. x-10s. U-S President Donald Trump railed against the North Korean government during an appearance at the White House with South Korea's president today. Trump says the United States...
National Audio 1:25 PM ET
National Audio 1:25 PM ET--NAT088 - (US-Police-Shot-Baton-Rouge) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-25s. (Jim Ryan) Nearly a year after three police officers were killed and three others wounded, the investigation into the armed ambush in Baton Rouge, Louisiana...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT001 - (EU-Germany-Gay-Marriage) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-21s. Germany is poised to vote on legalizing same-sex marriage. Support for it has surged only days after Chancellor Angela Merkel backed off her conservative...
National Audio 3:25 AM ET
National Audio 3:25 AM ET--NAT020 - (Canada-Day-Parliament) OTTAWA. x-10s. Preparations are in full swing as the nation's capital prepares to host the biggest Canada Day celebration Ottawa has ever seen. The celebration of Canada's 150th birthday is...
National Audio 3:55 AM ET
National Audio 3:55 AM ET--NAT023 - (US-China-NKorea) WASHINGTON. x-10s. The U-S is accusing a small Chinese bank of laundering money for North Korea. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (mih-NOO'-shin) says the U-S has black-listed the bank. ("..money-laundering...
National Audio 3:55 PM ET
National Audio 3:55 PM ET--NAT098 - (Loku-Inquest) TORONTO. x-13s. An inquest jury says the police killing of a black father of five who was holding a hammer in a Toronto apartment building two years ago was a homicide. The coroner's jury made 39 recommendations...
National Audio 4:35 PM ET
National Audio 4:35 PM ET--NAT105 - (US-NY-Hospital-Shooting) (WATCH FOR DATING) NEW YORK. x-13s. A New York City Police spokesman is confirming the gunman responsible for a shooting at a Bronx Hospital is dead. The unidentified gunman shot at least...
National Audio 6:25 AM ET
National Audio 6:25 AM ET--NAT054 - (EU-Germany-Gay-Marriage) UNDATED. x-21s. German lawmakers have voted to legalize same-sex marriage after a short but emotional debate, bringing the country in line with many of its Western peers. Charles de Ledesma...
National Audio 7:35 PM ET
National Audio 7:35 PM ET--NAT125 - (US-NY-Hospital-Shooting) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NEW YORK. x-07s. Police in New York say a doctor who was a former employee pulled a rifle from under a white lab coat and opened fire inside a Bronx hospital today, killing...
National Audio 7:55 AM ET
National Audio 7:55 AM ET--NAT059 - (US-China-NKorea) WASHINGTON. x-43s. (Shirley Smith) The U-S is revving up pressure over actions by North Korea. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT060 - (US-Trump) WASHINGTON. x-28s. (Ben Thomas) The co-hosts of M-S-N-B-C's...
NDP to Form a Government in British Columbia, Liberals out after 16 Years
NDP to form minority government in B.C.--VICTORIA - The NDP will form a minority government in British Columbia after the Liberals were defeated Thursday in a non-confidence vote in the legislature, sending them to the Opposition benches for the first...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-NY-Hospital-Shooting) (Audio: 136)A doctor who trained the suspect in a hospital shooting in New York describes the fellow doctor as problematic and aggressive.Doctor David Lazala says Henry Bello threatened people during his time at Bronx Lebanon,...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Parl-Indigenous-Protest)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has visited an indigenous demonstration teepee on Parliament Hill that was relocated to a more prominent spot overnight.Activists are hoping to make people flocking to Ottawa for Canada Day aware...
Officials Go through Final Preparations for Canada Day Event in Ottawa
Ottawa puts final touches on Canada Day--OTTAWA - Jessica Mellor was doing her best Friday to catch her son, Lincoln, running -- as toddlers often do -- towards a security gate around the main Canada Day stage on Parliament Hill.It was a tranquil moment...
Oil Price Slump Removes the 'Outrageous' from Calgary Stampede Party Plans
Stampede parties fail on 'outrageous' scale--CALGARY - Michael Werbisky fondly remembers getting the shaft at the posh Hyatt Regency Hotel during the Calgary Stampede about 10 years ago.The owner of Western Decor and Displays says he won a $50,000 contract...
Ontario Resident Proposes Commuter Hovercraft Service from Niagara to Toronto
Lake Ontario commuter hovercraft proposed--TORONTO - A proposal for a hovercraft service across Lake Ontario made progress in the Niagara Region this week, but may be dead in the water in Toronto.Beamsville, Ont., resident Bruno Caciagli has been pitching...
Ontario's SIU Says It Needs More Funding, Warns of Pitfalls of Public Reporting
SIU: More funding needed for reforms--TORONTO - An Ontario agency that investigates allegations of police wrongdoing says it needs significantly more funding to comply with recommendations made in a police oversight review.Justice Michael Tulloch issued...
--Ontario Update-
---(Canada-150-First-Nations)Regional Chief Isadore Day says first Nations in Ontario have little to celebrate on Canada Day.Day says prior to Confederation, indigenous people were self-determining Nations with distinct cultures, languages, laws, traditions,...
--Ontario Update-
---(Loku-Inquest)The jury at the inquest into the fatal police shooting of a black man carrying a hammer is recommending officers be trained on implicit bias and anti-black racism.That's one of 39 recommendations made by the jury, which ruled the death...
Order-of-Canada
OTTAWA - The Order of Canada is marking 50 years with some quintessential Canadian additions.This Canada Day, the list of appointees will grow by 99, including the Prince of Wales, soccer star Christine Sinclair, hockey legend Mark Messier, actor Mike...
Order of Canada Marks 50 Years with Quintessential Canadian Additions
Order of Canada marking 50-year anniversary--OTTAWA - Peter McAuslan was 21 in 1967 when he took three weeks to hitchhike from Vancouver to Montreal, stopping in local pubs to watch the Stanley Cup final along the way.The trip across the country tied...
Ottawa Canada 150 Cevent Has Unprecendented Security, Performances, Fireworks
Security tight, skies ablaze on July 1--OTTAWA - Tens of thousands of Canadians -- and more than a few wannabe Canadians -- are expected to descend on the national capital this weekend to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday. Here are five things you should...
Ottawa's Diontae Spencer Has Big Game in 43-39 Loss to Stampeders
Spencer makes impact in losing cause--CALGARY - Diontae Spencer did his best to keep the Ottawa Redblacks within striking distance of the Calgary Stampeders on Thursday night.Despite Spencer's two-touchdown performance and three catches for 107 yards,...
Parliament Audio 1:15 PM ET
Parliament Audio 1:15 PM ET--P07 - (Canada-Day-Prep) OTTAWA. x-16s. Canada Day is one day away, but already thousands of people have descended on Parliament Hill and the surrounding streets, which have been blocked off under a tight security net. With...
Parliament Audio 12:35 PM ET
Parliament Audio 12:35 PM ET--P04 - (Parl-Indigenous-Protest) OTTAWA. x-10s. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited indigenous activists today who have set up a teepee on Parliament Hill in advance of the national Canada Day celebrations. Activist Candace...
Pickett's Charge: What Modern Mathematics Teaches Us about Civil War Battle
Pickett's Charge: What modern mathematics teaches us about Civil War battle--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information...
Police Force Hopes Kids Can Convince People Not to Drink and Drive
Police hoping kids will help stop drunk driving--A Toronto-area police force is hoping friends of three children killed by an impaired driver can persuade people not to drink and drive.Nine-year-old Daniel Neville-Lake, his five-year-old brother Harrison,...
Police Officers Asked Not to Wear Their Uniforms in Ottawa Pride Parade
Cops asked not wear uniforms in Ottawa Pride parade--Ottawa's police chief says the force acknowledges Capital Pride Ottawa's request that police officers not participate in the city's Pride parade in uniform.Chief Charles Bordeleau says a decision already...
Prairie Audio 2:50 PM MT
Prairie Audio 2:50 PM MT----PR08 -- (Mba-Backbencher-Rebels)WINNIPEG. x-20s. The Manitoba government caucus has expelled backbencher Steven Fletcher after he spoke out against some government policies. Premier Brian Pallister says he's got a lot of time...
Prairie Audio 7:40 AM MT
Prairie Audio 7:40 AM MT--PR01 - (CRIME-Ring-Road-Fatal)REGINA. x-15s. A youth found guilty in a fatal two-vehicle crash on Regina's Ring Road more than two years ago has been sentenced to 80 days in custody. He's also been handed 40 days of house arrest...
--Prairie Update-
(Mba-Mosquitoes)Some Manitobans jokingly refer to mosquitoes as their unofficial provincial bird, but Winnipeg has been unusually free of the pesky insects so far this year.Ken Nawolsky, the city's superintendent of insect control, says the average daily...
--Prairie Update-
---(Mba-First-Nations-Blockade)Indigenous activists blocked a portion of the Trans-Canada Highway east of Winnipeg to raise awareness of youth suicides in First Nations communities.The R-C-M-P diverted traffic onto a service road that runs parallel to...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
(Farm-Safety)A judge says Alberta should require mandatory agriculture safety training and equipment checks following the death of a worker who was pulled into a farm machine.Provincial court Judge Anne Brown makes the recommendations in a fatality inquiry...
Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.