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2017 Major League Baseball's Players of the Week
2017 MLB Players of the Week--Players of the week for the 2017 season as announced Monday by Major League Baseball:AMERICAN LEAGUEJuly 3 _ Mookie Betts, OF, Boston Red SoxJune 26 _ Corey Kluber, SP, Cleveland IndiansJune 19 _ Jose Ramirez, 3B, Cleveland...
A Chronological Look at Canadian-Born Omar Khadr's Legal Saga
A chronological look at Omar Khadr's legal saga--TORONTO - A look at the long legal odyssey of Canadian-born Omar Khadr:July 27, 2002: Khadr, 15, allegedly throws grenade that kills United States Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Speer during an American attack...
After Loss in Dallas, Toronto FC Faces Another Tough Road Game in Orlando
Toronto FC faces another tough road game--After a disappointing loss in Dallas, Toronto FC finds itself back in hot, hostile surroundings in Orlando on Wednesday.Saturday's 3-1 defeat in Texas, combined with Chicago's 4-0 win over visiting Vancouver,...
--Atlantic Update-
---(RCMP-Labour-Trial)Lawyers will make their closing arguments today in the R-C-M-P's Labour Code trial related to a shooting rampage in New Brunswick.The national force faces four charges stemming from the 2014 Moncton shootings that left three officers...
--Atlantic Update-
---(RCMP-Labour-Trial)The defence has told the R-C-M-P's Labour Code trial in Moncton that the Crown must prove carbine rifles were a reasonable precaution and needed for a foreseeable risk.The national force is accused of failing to provide members...
Author of Acadian Cookbook Goes Back to Roots to Find Culinary Heritage
Author of Acadian cookbook goes back to roots--TORONTO - Simon Thibault is on a crusade to prevent Acadian culinary culture from disappearing.In his new book, "Pantry and Palate: Remembering and Rediscovering Acadian Food" (Nimbus Publishing), the Halifax-based...
Auto Sales Hit One-Million Mark by Midway Point of Year for First Time
Canadian auto sales surpass one million--TORONTO - Despite slumping passenger car sales, for the first time more than one million new vehicles have been sold in Canada by the midway mark of the year.DesRosiers Automotive Reports says overall car and...
BC Audio 4:45 PM ET
BC Audio 4:45 PM ET--BC05 - (Ferrari-Impounded)WEST VANCOUVER, B.C. x-19s. West Vancouver police have impounded a 2015 Ferrari 458 for one week after an officer caught the driver going at 210 kilometres per hour over the Lions Gate Bridge on Monday night....
--B-C Update-
------(BC-NDP-Appointments)A Vancouver city councillor and a former Liberal deputy minister are among a trio of people appointed to top roles by B-C's soon-to-be N-D-P premier John Horgan.Geoff Meggs will resign his seat on Vancouver council in order...
Border Walls Are Ineffective, Costly and Fatal -- but We Keep Building Them
Border walls are ineffective, costly and fatal -- but we keep building them--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information...
Businesses Want Toronto Islands, Closed Due to Flooding, Reopened to Public
City considers partial opening of Toronto Islands--TORONTO - Business owners on the Toronto Islands say the city's decision to shut down the popular park due to record flooding earlier this year has had a devastating effect on the restaurants, lodges,...
Calgary Flames Early Wooing of Foo Helped Sign Coveted College Free Agent
Wooing of Foo started early for Flames--CALGARY - Spencer Foo was "just another college invite" at the Calgary Flames summer development camp a year ago.Number of media interviews? "Zero."The 23-year-old forward from Edmonton was certainly of interest...
Canada in 150 Years: People Power Will Shake Up Society
Canada in 150 years: People power will shake up society--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...
Canada's Brittany Crew Found Strength, Success in Shot Put Circle
Crew set to book spot on world team--TORONTO - Brittany Crew is at home in the shot put circle, where she crouches with a steel ball buried in the crook of her neck before exploding in a spinning blur that's as much ballet as brute strength. It's where...
Canada's Two New Astronauts Get Rousing Ovation at Space Agency near Montreal
Canada's new astronauts visit space agency--LONGUEUIL, Que. - Joshua Kutryk and Jennifer Sidey have no shortage of tasks to accomplish as the new Canadian astronauts navigate their space careers, but one remains high on their to-do lists: inspiring the...
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...
Cineplex Adds to Entertainment Options with the Rec Room, a Man Cave on Steroids
Toronto's Rec Room a man cave on steroids--TORONTO - Nestled under the CN Tower, across the street from the Rogers Centre and Ripley's Aquarium, sits Cineplex's latest bid to diversify its entertainment empire.The Rec Room is a man cave on steroids --...
Common Courtesy Can Humanize Cancer Care
Common courtesy can humanize cancer care--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.___Author:...
Deaths, Injuries during Moncton Shooting Could Have Been Avoided: Crown
RCMP officers were outgunned: Crown--MONCTON, N.B. - A former RCMP commissioner was "contrived" in his testimony at the national police force's Labour Code trial stemming from the shooting rampage in Moncton, N.B., the Crown said Tuesday as he argued...
Editorial Exchange: America the Paranoid (Prince George Citizen)
Editorial Exchange: America the paranoid--An editorial from the Prince George Citizen, published July 3:America the paranoidGuess who said this: "Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging...
Editorial Exchange: Community Efforts Needed to Help Kids Feel Safe from Bullying (Halifax Chronicle Herald)
Editorial Exchange: Community efforts needed to help kids feel safe from bullying--An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle Herald, published July 4:Community efforts needed to help kids feel safe from bullyingEveryone can use a hero. Thankfully, Sydney's...
Editorial Exchange: It's Time to Share Marine Protection (Halifax Chronicle Herald)
Editorial Exchange: It's time to share marine protection--An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle Herald, published July 3:It's time to share marine protectionNova Scotia has already paid an upfront price for being an environmental pioneer.So it's time...
Editorial Exchange: Liberals Dodged Iraq Questions (Hamilton Spectator)
Editorial Exchange: Liberals dodged Iraq questions--An editorial from the Hamilton Spectator, published July 4 :Liberals dodged Iraq questionsIt was absolutely the right decision delivered in absolutely the wrong way.Last Thursday, days after Parliament...
Editorial Exchange: Stop Real Estate Agents from 'Double-Ending' (Toronto Star)
Editorial Exchange: Stop real estate agents from 'double-ending'--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published July 4:Stop real estate agents from 'double-ending'Real-estate agents can't fairly represent both a seller and a buyer on the same deal. The...
Editorial Exchange: The Smartphone Twitch (St. John's Telegram)
Editorial Exchange: The smartphone twitch--An editorial from the St. John's Telegram, published July 4:The smartphone twitchTry it at a party some time.Take your smart phone out of your pocket, as if you've just felt the gentle vibration of an arriving...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Military-Ceremony-Incident) (Audio:105)After issuing an apology for the actions of five men under his command, Rear Admiral John Newton reaffirmed that the men's personal beliefs were not a shared value of the Canadian Armed Forces.The commander...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Canada-Guantanamo-Apology)A source tells The Canadian Press that part of the 10.5-million-dollars that Ottawa is going to pay former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr will go to his legal team.The source also says the official apology Khadr will...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Tuesday, July 4
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...
Ferrari Impounded in West Vancouver as Driver Clocked at 210 Kilometres per Hour
Driver clocked at 210 km/h on Lions Gate Bridge--VANCOUVER - West Vancouver Police say they stopped a 22-year-old sports car driver who was clocked travelling at 210 kilometres per hour in a 60 kilometre per hour zone on the Lions Gate Bridge.The driver's...
--FifteenthNewsWatch--
---(Golf-Club-Attack)A Toronto-area woman arrested last month in an alleged golf club attack at a Canadian Tire store in Toronto is now facing multiple terror-related charges.Rehab Dughmosh was charged today with 13 offences in connection with the June...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-Ireland)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Irish counterpart have reaffirmed their commitment to the Canada-E-U trade pact during their meeting this morning in Dublin.Speaking to reporters, both Trudeau and Ireland's new prime minister...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-G20-Ireland)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Ireland for the first of two stops ahead of his arrival in Hamburg, Germany later this week for the G-20 leaders' summit.Trudeau is in Dublin today to meet with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar...
Five Stories in the News for Today, July 4
Five stories in the news for today, July 4--Five stories in the news for Tuesday, July 4------TRUDEAU IN EUROPE FOR G20 SUMMITPrime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Ireland to begin a week-long European visit which will culminate with a G20 meeting in Hamburg,...
Flames Destroy Historic Former Saskatchewan Church Built in the 1890s
Historic former church in Saskatchewan burns--CUMBERLAND HOUSE, Sask. - Fire has destroyed a parish hall that stood in a northern Saskatchewan community since the 1890s.RCMP say the fire in Cumberland House broke out Saturday afternoon.The hall was only...
Foreign Buyer Activity in Ontario Market about Five per Cent, Government Says
Ontario releases foreign buyer data--TORONTO - Newly released figures show nearly five per cent of home purchases in Ontario's Greater Golden Horseshoe region were made by non-residents since the Liberal government announced a foreign buyer tax.The 15...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Defence-Policy-Special-Forces) (Audio: P01)Canada's elite special forces soldiers risk being run ragged after spending three years deployed in Iraq, as well as in several other lesser-known places around the globe.That's why Brigadier General Peter...
--Fourth NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-G20)Dublin, Ireland is hosting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau this morning on the first of two planned stops in the U-K before he will arrive later this week at the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany.Trudeau and Ireland's new prime minister say...
Groups Welcome Alberta Court Ruling in Gladue Case, Hope It Leads to Change
Groups hope Alberta court ruling leads to change--EDMONTON - Advocates are hoping an Alberta court ruling will help change the way courts deal with Indigenous women and sexual offences.The province's Appeal Court has ordered a new trial for Bradley Barton,...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Tuesday, July 4
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 to Spend Foreign Aid like a Feminist
How to spend foreign aid like a feminist--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.___Author:...
Humans in 2167: Internet Implants and No Sleep
Humans in 2167: Internet implants and no sleep--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...
Impact Hope to End MLS First Half on High Note with Rare Win in Muggy Houston
Impact hoping to shut off fading Dynamo--MONTREAL - It always seems to be hot and muggy when the Montreal Impact travel to Houston, which is one reason they have never won there.But they hope to catch the Dynamo in a lull when the teams clash Wednesday...
Indigenous Woman Hit with Trailer Hitch in January Dies from Injuries
Indigenous woman hit by trailer hitch dies--THUNDER BAY, Ont. - An Indigenous woman who was hit by a trailer hitch apparently thrown from a passing car in Thunder Bay, Ont., in January has died, police said on Tuesday.Barbara Kentner, 34, underwent emergency...
Influential, Misinformed Canadian Media Hurts China-Canada Relations: Envoy
Media hurts China-Canada relations: envoy--OTTAWA - The Trudeau government should spend less time bowing down to Canadian journalists preoccupied with human rights and get on with negotiating an important free trade agreement with China, says the country's...
Inside Ontario's Fight to Save Declining Barn Swallows, One Bird House at a Time
The fight to save Ontario's barn swallows--TOWNSEND, Ont. - The long grass sways as a soft summer wind sweeps under two strange structures, blowing with it the faint smell of manure, in an otherwise empty Ontario field. Under one, which looks like a...
Liberals to Dole out $2.1-Billion to Unclog Trade, Border Bottlenecks
Feds to pour $2.1-billion into trade fund--OTTAWA - The federal government plans to sink $2 billion into trade and transport infrastructure, including trade routes along the border with the United States that have become clogged and are in dire need...
List of Remaining NHL Free Agents for the 2017 Off-Season
NHL Remaining Free Agents List--NEW YORK - The remaining National Hockey League players who had become free agents as of July 1 (some may have recently signed with their respective teams, however their contracts had not yet been filed with the league;...
Lost German Shepherd Is Returned to B.C. Owner with Three Nails in Its Head
Dog found with three nails in its head in B.C.--PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - The X-rays leave no doubt about what happened, but Maureen Yeo says she still can't fathom why anyone would shoot three construction nails into her dog's head.Kuma, a two-year-old...
Manitoba Public-Sector Unions Launch Court Challenge over Wage Freezes
Unions go to court to fight wage freeze--WINNIPEG - Manitoba's public-sector unions launched a court challenge Tuesday against wage freezes imposed by the provincial government.More than a dozen unions, representing 110,000 government workers, nurses,...
National Audio 10:15 AM ET
National Audio 10:15 AM ET--NATIONAL AUDIO CORRECTIONSTATIONS: Please do not use cuts NAT029, NAT030, or NAT31. The skeds contain an error in the spelling of the Irish Prime Minister's first name. Corrected skeds will follow.--NAT043 - (Trudeau-G20-Ireland)...
National Audio 11:45 AM ET
National Audio 11:45 AM ET--NAT049 - (Military-Ceremony-Incident) HALIFAX. x-10s. An Indigenous organizer says she hopes the military takes action against two Navy members believed to have been involved in a confrontation at a spiritual ceremony in Halifax....
National Audio 2:05 PM ET
National Audio 2:05 PM ET--NAT064 - (US-Flint-Airport-Stabbing) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) FENTON, Mich. x-09s. The U-S airport police officer stabbed in the neck last month in Flint, Michigan by a Canadian man is speaking publicly for the first time. Lieutenant...
National Audio 2:55 AM ET
National Audio 2:55 AM ET--NAT001 - (Female-Wrestlers-Canada) TORONTO. x-07s. Female wrestlers have been around for decades, but with Netflix's new series "GLOW," a new spotlight has been placed on this corner of the professional circuit. Toronto-based...
National Audio 4:55 PM ET
National Audio 4:55 PM ET--NAT092 - (Business-Minute) TORONTO. x-60s. (Mike McDonald) The Canadian Press Business Minute. (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)--NAT093 - (Alta-Dog-Dragged) STRATHMORE, Alta. x-12s. A Calgary woman has been arrested after police...
National Audio 5:25 PM ET
National Audio 5:25 PM ET--NAT097 - (Ferrari-Impounded) WEST VANCOUVER, B.C. x-21s. Police say a 22-year-old driver was caught travelling at 210 kilometres per hour in a 60 zone in West Vancouver on Monday night. Constable Jeff Palmer says the driver's...
National Audio 5:55 AM ET
National Audio 5:55 AM ET--NAT022 - (US-Trump-Europe) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-20s. U-S President Donald Trump will learn this week whether he gets a second chance to make a first impression as he returns to Europe and has his first encounter...
National Audio 6:05 PM ET
National Audio 6:05 PM ET--NAT103 - (Military-Ceremony-Incident) HALIFAX x-16s. The commander of the Royal Canadian Navy on the East Coast has apologized to the Aboriginal community for a confrontation in which Armed Forces members disrupted a ceremony...
National Audio 6:25 PM ET
National Audio 6:25 PM ET--NAT106 - (Cindy-Gladue-Homicide) EDMONTON. x-18s. Advocates hope an Alberta court ruling will help change the way courts deal with Indigenous women and sexual offences. The province's appeal court has ordered a new trial for...
National Audio 6:55 AM ET
National Audio 6:55 AM ET--NAT026 - (AS-Koreas-Tensions) LONDON. x-12s. North Korean citizens in the capital are praising their country's launch of what it called its first intercontinental ballistic missile. However South Korean and U-S intelligence...
National Audio 7:45 AM ET
National Audio 7:45 AM ET--NAT029 - (Trudeau-G20-Ireland) DUBLIN. x-11s. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Irish Prime Minister Loe Varadkar are reaffirming their commitment to climate change and CETA. The two emerged from a meeting in Dublin to say...
National Audio 8:55 PM ET
National Audio 8:55 PM ET--NAT120 - (AS-Koreas-Tensions) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-24s. U-S Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is confirming that North Korea has tested an intercontinental ballistic missile. Reporter Alex Stone says Tillerson is...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Amber-Alert-Saskatchewan)R-C-M-P in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan have put out a nationwide Amber Alert for an eight-year-old girl.Police believe Daniella Shatokhina was abducted by a man described as between 18 and 30 years old, with dark skin, long...
Ontario Museum Sees Dialogue Opportunity after Canadian Flag Vandalized
Museum's giant Canadian flag vandalized--KITCHENER, Ont. - Police are investigating it as an act of vandalism, but the director of an Ontario museum where a giant Canadian flag was stained with black paint over the Canada Day weekend says it was also...
--Ontario Update-
---(Trailer-Hitch)Police say a 34-year-old Indigenous woman has died, several months after being hit by a trailer hitch thrown from a car in northwestern Ontario.They say Barbara Kentner never fully recovered from the January 29th incident in Thunder...
--Ontario Update-
---(Canadian-Doctor-Shot)The father of a doctor from St. Catharines, Ontario who was shot at a New York City hospital last week says his son is doing well after surgery.But, Luciano Timperio says his son, Justin, still faces a long road to recovery.Timperio...
Ousted Manitoba Backbencher Plans Legal Challenge for Right to Cross the Floor
Ousted politician plans legal challenge--WINNIPEG - A Manitoba politician who was kicked out of the governing Progressive Conservative caucus says he's planning a court challenge against a law that forbids him from joining another party's caucus.Steven...
PM Trudeau and Irish Taoiseach Tout Benefits of CETA at Dublin Meetings
Trudeau, Irish PM, praise CETA during meeting--DUBLIN - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is leaning on Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar to help convince his European counterparts to give the go-ahead to the Canada-Europe free trade agreement.The wide-ranging...
Prairie Audio 3:40 PM MT
Prairie Audio 3:40 PM MT--PR04 - (Mba-Backbencher-Rebels)WINNIPEG. x-13s. A Manitoba politician who was kicked out of the provincial government caucus is heading to court. Steven Fletcher was dumped by the Tories last Friday after criticizing a proposed...
--Prairie Update-
(Mba-Mom-Fights-Attacker)A suspect has been arrested in a case where police say a Winnipeg mother had to fight off a man who tried to abduct her four-year-old daughter.Police over the weekend asked for the public's help in locating 26-year-old Ruben...
--Prairie Update-
---(Cda-Space-Astronauts) (Alta Note)Canada's newest astronauts -- both from Alberta -- say one of the most important tasks in their new jobs will be to inspire the next generation.Thirty-five-year-old Joshua Kutryk of Fort Saskatchewan and 28-year-old...
Pregnant Woman, Boyfriend Shot in Toronto; Police Seek Three Suspects
Three men sought after pregnant woman shot--TORONTO - Police say three masked men entered a Toronto apartment building early Tuesday morning and shot a pregnant woman and her boyfriend as they lay in bed while two children slept in another room.The couple...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
(Pulse-Exports-India)India has issued a six-month extension allowing Canadian peas and lentils to enter the country without first being treated for pests.Pulse Canada C-E-O Gordon Bacon says the notice is a positive step, but that it's still unclear...
Prep-LifeWatch
---(US-Ice-Bucket-Inspiration)The man who inspired people around the world to dump buckets of ice water over their heads to raise millions of dollars for Lou Gehrig's disease research is back in the hospital and is keeping his sense of humour.A Facebook...
Proposed '11Th-Hour' Reforms Won't Help Canada's Inmates: B.C. Lawyer
'11th-hour' proposal won't help inmates: lawyer--VANCOUVER - Canada's correctional service continued to use indefinite solitary confinement for prisoners despite decades of policy-reform recommendations and a call for change from the prime minister,...
RCMP Hosts Workshop That Teaches Other Police How to Train Dogs to Find Fentanyl
RCMP trains dogs for fentanyl detection--INNISFAIL, Alta. - A workshop at the RCMP's dog training centre in Alberta has attracted officers and animals from police forces across the continent eager to see the centre's pioneering work tackling the scourge...
Ready to Shine: Canadian Female Pro-Wrestlers See Glowing Future in the Ring
Canadian female wrestlers reflect on pro possibilities--TORONTO - Xandra Bale scowls at the crowd as she pushes through a velvet curtain and struts towards the wrestling ring.It's a Sunday afternoon at the Oshawa Curling Club, in a city just outside...
Saganash Apologizes for Plagiarism in Globe and Mail Op-Ed on Canada 150
Saganash apologizes for plagiarism in op-ed--OTTAWA - NDP indigenous affairs critic Romeo Saganash apologized Tuesday for having plagiarized portions of a recent newspaper column about Canada's 150th anniversary.The column appeared in the Canada Day...
Saudi Ambassador Tells Ottawa to Mind Its Own Business in Badawi Case
Jailed blogger: Canada told to butt out--OTTAWA - Canada needs to start minding its own business when it comes to jailed blogger Raif Badawi, the Saudi Arabian ambassador said Tuesday.Badawi was arrested in June 2012 and later sentenced to 1,000 lashes...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-G20-Ireland)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Ireland for his first stop on a week-long European visit, culminating in a G-20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany.Trudeau is in Dublin to discuss the Canada-E-U trade deal with Ireland's new prime...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(Military-Ceremony-Incident) (Audio: 104)The commander of the Royal Canadian Navy on the East Coast has apologized to the Aboriginal community for a confrontation in which Armed Forces members disrupted a ceremony in Halifax.Rear Admiral John Newton...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Canada-Guantanamo-Apology)Ottawa is set to make a 10.5-million-dollar settlement and formally apologize to former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr.Khadr was 15 when he was captured by U-S troops following a firefight at a suspected al-Qaida compound...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(Military-Ceremony-Incident)The commander of Canada's East Coast Navy has apologized to the Aboriginal community for a Canada Day confrontation in which Armed Forces members disrupted a ceremony in Halifax.Rear Admiral John Newton has spoken to five...
--Sixth NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-G20-Ireland) (Audio: 29)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar are reaffirming their commitment to climate change and CETA.The two emerged from a meeting in Dublin to say Canada's trade pact with the European...
Special Forces Operating on 'Borrowed Time', Need More Troops: General
Special forces operating on 'borrowed time'--OTTAWA - Canada's elite special forces soldiers risk being run ragged after spending three years deployed in Iraq, as well as in several other lesser-known places around the globe, their deputy commander warns....
SportsCall Audio 3:30 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 3:30 AM ET--NAT010 - (SPORTS-BBA-Blue-Jays-Yankees) NEW YORK. x-30s. (Matt Mankiewich) The New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT009 - (SPORTS-BBN-Mets-Nationals) WASHINGTON....
Tax Low to Get High: Governments Should Keep Weed Taxes Down
Tax low to get high: governments should keep weed taxes down--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...
--Tenth NewsWatch-
---(Canada-Guantanamo-Apology) (Audio: 51)Amnesty International Canada is welcoming news Ottawa has reached a 10.5-million-dollar settlement with former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr, saying his rights were consistently violated and ignored.Secretary...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, July 5
The Canadian Press News Agenda for July 5--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Wednesday, July 5 as of 3 p.m: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times...
--Third NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-G20)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Dublin, Ireland this morning for a meeting with his Irish counterpart about the Canada-E-U trade deal as he makes his way to Germany for the G-20 leaders' summit.Friday's G-20 meetings are shaping up...
--Thirteenth NewsWatch-
---(MMIW-Resignation)After word of the resignation of the executive director for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls -- one aboriginal group is raising the alarm.The Native Women's Association of Canada says due...
--Thirteenth NewsWatch-
---(CN-Canada-Guantanamo-Apology)Word the federal government is set to pay former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr 10.5-million dollars and apologize to him has prompted some fierce criticism.Conservative party M-P Tony Clement suggests most Canadians...
Today in History - July 4
Today in History - July 4--Today in History for July 4:In 1609, explorer Samuel de Champlain sailed into what was later named Lake Champlain in New York.In 1631, the world's first employment agency opened in Paris.In 1634, Trois-Rivieres, Que., was founded...
Top General Apologizes for Incident at Indigenous Ceremony on Canada Day
Top general apologizes for Halifax incident--HALIFAX - Canada's top general has condemned the actions of a group of Armed Forces members who disrupted a spiritual event on Canada Day marking the suffering of Indigenous Peoples at a statue of Halifax's...
Top News Advisory for Tuesday, July 4
Top News Advisory for July 4--TOP NEWS ADVISORYTuesday, July 46 p.m. ETHere are the latest Top News stories from The Canadian Press. All times are Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change...
Top Sports Advisory at 10 A.M. Tuesday, July 4
Top Sports Advisory at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 4--Good morning from Canadian Press Sports!Advisories will hit the wire around 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET on weekdays and will also be sent to editors by email. On weekends, the advisories will move at 3 p.m. and...
Tories Raised More Than Liberals in 2016, but Also Spent More to Do It
Conservatives out-fundraised Liberals in 2016--OTTAWA - The federal Conservative party raised a million more dollars than the Liberals last year, but spent twice as much as the governing party in order to raise the cash.Annual financial reports published...
Toronto Argonauts President Copeland Not Concerned about Club's Attendance Woes
Copeland not concerned about Argos attendance--TORONTO - It's been a tough start to the CFL season for the Toronto Argonauts, with more obstacles ahead.The Argos drew just 11,219 spectators to their 28-15 home loss to the B.C. Lions on Friday, their...
--Twelfth NewsWatch-
---(Canada-Guantanamo-Apology) (Audio: 51)The Canadian Taxpayers Federation has started an online petition, calling the 10.5-million-dollar settlement Ottawa has reached with Omar Khadr "offensive to many Canadians.''The petition, which is aimed at Prime...
Two Whales Suffered Blunt Trauma, Another Killed by Fishing Gear: Vet
Two whales suffered blunt trauma: vet--HALIFAX - Injuries suffered by at least two of six North Atlantic right whales found floating lifeless in the Gulf of St. Lawrence appear to be consistent with ship strikes, marine mammal experts say.Tonya Wimmer...
Vancouver Councillor, Banker, Strategist Appointed to B.C. NDP Leadership Team
Vancouver councillor, banker head NDP team--VICTORIA - British Columbia premier-designate John Horgan started putting a stamp on his new minority NDP government Tuesday, appointing three people to his inner team including a Vancouver city councillor...
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