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Articles from July 5, 2017

Advisory-Prairie-Calendar
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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 Energy Regulator Turns to Supreme Court on Well Abandonment Ruling
Alberta energy regulator turns to top court on wells--CALGARY - Alberta's energy regulator has asked the Supreme Court of Canada to review a ruling that could allow energy companies to walk away from cleaning up abandoned oil wells and affect industrial...
Amber-Alert-Saskatchewan
PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - A Saskatchewan man who had reportedly been charged with abducting two boys early last fall has been arrested in the alleged abduction of an eight-year-old girl from a playground in Prince Albert.Jared John Charles, a 19-year-old...
Americans Seek to Enforce US$134-Million Award against Omar Khadr in Canada
Canadian court asked to enforce US Khadr award--TORONTO - Lawyers acting for the widow of an American special forces soldier have filed an application in Canada seeking to enforce a massive U.S. damages award against former Guantanamo Bay prisoner, Omar...
A New Way to Think about Dementia and Sex
A new way to think about dementia and sex--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:...
Appeal Court Reduces Man's Drug Sentence Because of Aboriginal Status
Court reduces Aboriginal man's drug sentence--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland and Labrador's highest court is divided over how to address the aboriginal status of a man who only briefly mentioned he was Mi'kmaq at his sentencing on drug charges.The province's...
Are Smart Meters Delivering on Their Promise?
Are smart meters delivering on their promise?--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...
Atlantic Update
---(Military-Ceremony-Incident)The commander of Canada's East Coast Navy has apologized to the Aboriginal community.Rear Admiral John Newton issued the public apology yesterday after a group of five military members disrupted a sacred ceremony in Halifax.The...
--Atlantic Update-
(NL-Muskrat-Falls)Former Newfoundland and Labrador premier Brian Peckford is calling for an immediate forensic audit of the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project.But current Premier Dwight Ball says a probe into the over-budget project won't happen until...
BC Audio 1:45 PM ET
BC Audio 1:45 PM ET--BC02 - (Yukon-Chinook)WHITEHORSE. x-12s. The executive director of the Yukon Salmon Sub-Committee says preliminary estimates of the Yukon River chinook salmon run are being dramatically revised. Jesse Trerice (TRAIR'-iss) says original...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Vancouver-Home-Sales)New figures on Vancouver's housing sales suggest the market has split in two, with condominiums being snatched up quicker than detached homes.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver's president Jill Oudil says buyers...
Body of Toronto Student, 15, Recovered by Police in Algonquin Park
Toronto student found dead in Algonquin Park--TORONTO - The body of a 15-year-old boy was pulled out of a lake almost a day after he disappeared underwater while swimming on a school-run camping trip in Algonquin Park, Ontario Provincial Police said.Divers...
Broken Social Scene Reflects on Playing Manchester Following Terrorist Attack
Broken Social Scene reflects on Manchester show--TORONTO - Members of Broken Social Scene had to make a difficult decision in the wake of the suicide bombing attack that left 22 people dead in Manchester.The Toronto band was scheduled to open the European...
Canada Coach Picks Veteran Squad for Women's Rugby World Cup in Ireland
Canada picks Women's Rugby World Cup squad--Canada coach Francois Ratier has selected a veteran roster for the Women's Rugby World Cup next month in Ireland, with 18 players returning from the team that finished runner-up at the 2014 tournament.The 28-woman...
Canadian Military Must Learn More about Aboriginal History: Mi'kmaq Organizer
Protest leader wants more than an apology--HALIFAX - An organizer of the Aboriginal ceremony in Halifax disrupted by off-duty members of the Armed Forces on Canada Day says she is glad the military has apologized but she also wants a public acknowledgment...
Canadian Track Stars Enter National Championships on High after Rio Success
Canada's track athletes riding on Rio success--OTTAWA - Star sprinter Andre De Grasse wants to put on a show on home soil before he goes back to thrilling the track world on the international stage.De Grasse, who won silver in the men's 200 metres and...
Canadiens Sign Alex Galchenyuk to Three-Year Contract, Avoid Arbitration
Habs sign Galchenyuk to three-year deal--MONTREAL - Alex Galchenyuk agreed to a three-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday and now the question is where he will play next season.The 23-year-old forward who scored 30 goals in 2015-16...
China Sees Free Trade with Canada as Way to Avoid Future Norsat-Like Uncertainty
Free trade to ease Chinese investment: envoy--OTTAWA - China is hoping a future free-trade deal with Canada will help it avoid future controversies such as the national security concerns that surfaced over a Chinese takeover of a Canadian satellite technology...
Dad Tells B.C. Court Son in Unhealthy State of Mind before Prison Suicide
Dad says son in unhealthy state of mind in prison--VANCOUVER - A British Columbia man says his son was in a "fragmented" state of mind just days before he hanged himself in a solitary confinement prison cell where he didn't belong.Robert Roy told a B.C....
'Danger Is Serious:' Bail Terms Upheld for Egyptian Accused of Terror Ties
Bail terms upheld for Egyptian deemed a danger--TORONTO - Strict release conditions need to continue for an Egyptian man the federal government has long branded as a potentially dangerous terrorist, a Federal Court judge has ruled.In rejecting a request...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(CRIME-Leflar-Murder) (Audio: 115)A young Regina man convicted of stabbing his former girlfriend to death when they were both 16 has been sentenced as an adult.Skylar Prockner, who's now 19, pleaded guilty earlier this year to first-degree murder...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Canada-Guantanamo-Apology)The widow of an American soldier killed in Afghanistan and a U-S soldier who lost an eye in the war don't want Canadian Omar Khadr to get a dime of a settlement from Ottawa.Tabitha Speer and Sergeant Layne Morris have filed...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-G20-Scotland) (Audio: 76)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he had a warm and engaged conversation with the Queen.Trudeau met with the Queen at her official residence in Scotland today and says she displayed knowledge and interest in a wide...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Wednesday, July 5
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...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(CRIME-Leflar-Murder)A young Regina man convicted of stabbing his former girlfriend to death with a hunting knife when he was 16 will get an adult sentence.The ruling came today in the case of the now 19-year-old, who pleaded guilty earlier this year...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(NKorea-Missile)(Audio:37)The U-N Security Council is set to gather later today for a meeting about North Korea's latest missile test.Keeping North Korea from having nuclear-armed, intercontinental ballistic missiles has long been considered a key...
Flag That Flew on Parliament Hill on Canada Day Gifted to Queen
Trudeau gifts Canada Day flag to Queen--EDINBURGH, Scotland - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked Canada's 150th birthday with the Queen Wednesday by giving her the Canadian flag that flew on the Peace Tower on Canada Day.On a daylong stop in Edinburgh,...
Fort McMurray Wildfire Raised Fuel Supply Concerns in Ottawa: Documents
Wildfire raised fuel supply concerns--CALGARY - Federal officials raised the possibility of relaxing competition and fuel quality rules to ensure a stable supply of fuel while the Fort McMurray wildfire raged and forced several northern Alberta oilsands...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-G20-Scotland)A small group of protesters gathered outside the Queen's Scottish residence as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau presented the monarch with a Canadian flag that flew on the Peace Tower on Canada Day.The protesters held placards calling...
--Fourth NewsWatch-
---(NKorea-Missile)At the urging of the U-S, South Korea and Japan, the United Nations Security Council will hold an emergency session this afternoon concerning yesterday's North Korean test of an intercontinental ballistic missile.U-S Secretary of State...
Four Years after Lac-Megantic, Montreal Researchers Seek Model to Reduce Risk
Could a math model prevent a rail disaster?--MONTREAL - The dangers of transporting hazardous goods by train were highlighted in tragic fashion four years ago, when an oil-laden runaway train derailed and crashed in the centre of Lac-Megantic, Que.,...
Groups Ask Federal Court to Strike Down Safe Third Country Deal with U.S
'Safe Third Country' faces legal challenge--OTTAWA - A legal challenge is being launched against the Canada-U.S. agreement that governs where people can make asylum claims on either side of the border.Three advocacy groups are throwing their support...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Wednesday, July 5
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...
Indigenous Students, Student Union Push Ryerson University to Change Its Name
Call for university name change prompts backlash--TORONTO - A student-led campaign at Ryerson University is pushing for the school to change its name out of respect for residential school survivors.But the proposal from the Ryerson Students Union and...
Legal Challenge Targets Rejected Chronic Mental Stress Workers' Comp. Claims
Lawsuit targets rejected chronic mental stress WSIB claims--TORONTO - Hundreds of Ontarians who say they have suffered chronic mental stress due to their job may be awarded workers' compensation if a new charter challenge is successful.It targets Ontario's...
Liberals Taking 'Prudent Amount of Time' with Jet Competition: RCAF Commander
Feds being 'prudent' with jets: RCAF chief--OTTAWA - The head of the Royal Canadian Air Force has refuted suggestions, including from more than a dozen of his predecessors, that the Trudeau government is needlessly dragging its feet on new fighter jets.Lt.-Gen....
Military-Ceremony-Incident
HALIFAX - Canada's top soldier is condemning the actions of a group of Armed Forces members who disrupted a Canada Day ceremony honouring the suffering of Indigenous Peoples at a statue of Halifax's controversial founder, Edward Cornwallis.General Jonathan...
Military Pilots' Memories Led to Improper Decisions during Aurora Mishap:report
Pilots' memories played role in accident--HALIFAX - Memories of past flights led military pilots astray as they tried to avoid an accident during an aborted takeoff two years ago that badly damaged an Aurora aircraft, says a safety report released Wednesday.The...
National Audio 10:55 AM ET
National Audio 10:55 AM ET--NAT055 - (US-Trump-Koreas-Tensions) WASHINGTON. x-44s. (Sagar Meghani (SAH'-gur meh-GAH'-nee)) U-S President Donald Trump is showing frustration with China after North Korea's missile test. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT056...
National Audio 1:05 PM ET
National Audio 1:05 PM ET--NAT077 - (Amber-Alert-Saskatchewan) PRINCE ALBERT, Saskatchewan. x-11s. Police have a man in custody who allegedly abducted an eight-year-old girl in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, triggering an Amber Alert. The girl was taken...
National Audio 12:45 PM ET
National Audio 12:45 PM ET--NAT069 - (Wrongful-Arrest-Lawsuit) UNDATED. x-24s. A South Carolina man is suing police after he spent two years in jail for a killing that evidence shows he did not commit. Correspondent Rita Foley has the details. ("..shoddy...
National Audio 2:35 PM ET
National Audio 2:35 PM ET--NAT083 - (Yukon-Chinook) WHITEHORSE. x-16s. The preliminary numbers for this year's Yukon River chinook salmon run are almost twice as high as originally forecast. Yukon Salmon Sub-Committee executive director Jesse Trerice...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT001 - (Canada-Guantanamo-Apology) UNDATED. x-34s. (Rob Westgate) Critics are taking direct aim at what could be a controversial decision by the Trudeau Liberals concerning Canadian and former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar...
National Audio 4:25 PM ET
National Audio 4:25 PM ET--NAT097 - (US-Chicago-Violence) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) CHICAGO. x-31s. (Ryan Burrow) Chicago Police are not happy following a rash of weekend gun violence that left more than 100 people shot over the long holiday weekend. (WA)...
National Audio 6:05 AM ET
National Audio 6:05 AM ET--NAT031 - (US-New-York-Police-Officer-Shot) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NEW YORK. x-08s. A New York City police officer is in extremely critical condition after being shot in what police are calling an unprovoked attack early this...
National Audio 6:45 AM ET
National Audio 6:45 AM ET--NAT038 - (AS-Koreas-Tensions) SYDNEY, Australia. x-16s. The North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile launch, confirmed by U-S and South Korean officials, is a milestone in North Korea's efforts to develop long-range...
New Brunswick Dog Finds Lost Cat in Storm Drain, Is Hailed as Hero
Dog finds cat in New Brunswick storm drain--SACKVILLE, N.B. - A New Brunswick cat who had been missing for six weeks had an unlikely saviour: A dog.Shelly Colette was walking her dog Cash a few weeks ago in Sackville, N.B., when the black border collie...
Newfoundland Fan Foiled for Third Time in Increasingly Costly Bid to See Adele
Fan foiled three times in bid to see Adele--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A Newfoundland woman was banking on the third time being the charm in her seemingly cursed bid to see Adele.Lori Shortall and two girlfriends jetted off to London, England, last Friday, thrilled...
New Vancouver Rules Would Allow Most Airbnb-Style Rentals, with a Licence
Vancouver wants to license Airbnb hosts--Vancouver is proposing new regulations for short-term rentals including Airbnb and Expedia that would require hosts to hold a licence and only allow them to rent out their primary residence.The city has been mulling...
Next Supreme Court Chief Justice Should Come from Quebec: Montreal Bar
Montreal bar suggests Quebec SCOC chief justice--MONTREAL - The Montreal bar is calling on tradition to be respected and for the next chief justice of the Supreme Court of Canada to be a Quebecer.Bar president Brian Mitchell says the law society sent...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Missing-Student-Drowned) (Audio: 122)The search for a 15-year-old boy who went missing while swimming in Ontario's Algonquin Park has ended in tragedy.Provincial police say the boy's body was pulled from Big Trout Lake Wednesday afternoon.The teen...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Canada-Guantanamo-Apology)Conservative M-P Tony Clement says former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr should hand over the 10.5-million-dollar settlement he has reportedly reached with Ottawa to the widow of an American soldier.Khadr was just 15...
No Charges for Man Accused of Posting Nude Photos without Consent
No charges for man accused of posting photos of women--TORONTO - A Toronto photographer and comedian accused of publicly posting racy photos of women online without their consent will not face criminal charges after agreeing to a peace bond Wednesday.Ren...
No Surprises as Hamelin, St. Gelais Lead Canada's Short-Track Squads
Canada names short-track skating squads--MONTREAL - There were no surprises as Canada named its short-track speed skating team for the 2017-18 season, which begins in August with trials for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.Charles...
Oilers Sign Connor McDavid to Eight-Year Deal Worth Average of US$12.5M per Year
Oilers sign McDavid to 8-year, $100-million deal--EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers paid a huge price to lock up superstar captain Connor McDavid, but it could have been even higher.The Oilers announced Wednesday that the team and McDavid have agreed to...
--Ontario Update-
---(Trailer-Hitch)The deputy grand chief of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation says the death of an Indigenous woman in Thunder Bay should remind people that racism exists and should not be minimized.Anna Betty Achneepineskum (ach-nee-pin-EHS'-kum) says the death...
--Ontario Update-
---(WSIB-Lawsuit)A woman who says she was sexually harassed when she worked for the City of Ottawa is among hundreds of Ontarians seeking workers' compensation for chronic mental stress.The lawsuit -- filed last week on behalf of two groups -- targets...
Prairie Audio 10:50 AM MT
Prairie Audio 10:50 AM MT--PR01 - (Amber-Alert-Saskatchewan)PRINCE ALBERT, Saskatchewan. x-11s. Police have a man in custody who allegedly abducted an eight-year-old girl in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, triggering an Amber Alert. Police say the girl...
--Prairie Update-
(Mba-Plane-Falls-Apart)The National Transportation Safety board says a small airplane that was headed to Winnipeg went down in northern Wisconsin after falling apart in mid-air.Spokesman Eric Weiss says all six Americans aboard were killed. They had...
--Prairie Update-
---(CRIME-Leflar-Murder) (Sask Note)A packed Regina courtroom erupted in applause after a judge ruled that a man convicted of stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death when he was 16 would be sentenced as an adult.Skylar Prockner, who is now 19, got an automatic...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
(Sask-Train-Versus-Semi)An extensive cleanup had to be launched after a semi-load of fertilizer went flying during a collision with a Canadian Pacific Railway freight southeast of Saskatoon.No one was hurt when the crash happened on the access road to...
Prep-LifeWatch
---(Banana-Boat-Burns)A British Columbia mother says her 12-year-old son suffered burns after using a Banana Boat sunscreen product.Patrizia Fitch, of Victoria, says her son Daniel was left with severe blisters after wearing a Banana Boat sunscreen on...
Randy Ambrosie Named 14th Commissioner of the Canadian Football League
Randy Ambrosie named CFL commissioner--TORONTO - Randy Ambrosie ticks a lot of boxes as the incoming commissioner of the Canadian Football League.He's a Canadian who understands the nuances of the CFL. He's a former player and a successful businessman.But...
Regina Man Convicted of Killing Former Girlfriend to Get Adult Sentence
Killer of Regina teen to get adult sentence--REGINA - A young Regina man convicted of stabbing his former girlfriend to death with a hunting knife when he was 16 will be sentenced as an adult.A packed courtroom burst into applause Wednesday as Skylar...
Report Calls for Better ER Response Times after Dying Man Languished for Hours
Report calls for better ER response times--HALIFAX - A Nova Scotia hospital review is calling for shorter response times for patients sent to emergency, in response to the disturbing story of how a 68-year-old man who was dying from pancreatic cancer...
Search Continues for Toronto Student Missing on School Trip to Algonquin Park
Toronto student missing on school trip--TORONTO - An intensive search continues for a Toronto high school student who disappeared while swimming with a school group in Algonquin Park on Tuesday evening, police said Wednesday.The missing teen had been...
Sebastian Giovinco Scores Twice to Help Toronto FC Beat Orlando City 3-1
Giovinco has 2 goals as Toronto FC wins 3-2--ORLANDO, Fla. - Sebastian Giovinco scored twice and set up Jozy Altidore's goal to help Toronto FC beat Orlando City 3-1 on Wednesday night.Altidore scored his eighth goal of the season in the 18th minute...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(NKorea-Missile)North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un is vowing his nation will continue to demonstrate its mettle to the U-S and will never put its weapons programs up for negotiations.His hard line comes a day after test-launching North Korea's first...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(CRIME-Leflar-Murder) (Audio: 114)The man who killed Hannah Leflar in January 2015 when he was 16 years old has been sentenced as an adult.Skylar Prockner, who is now 19, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder after stabbing the 16-year-old girl in...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Canada-Guantanamo Apology)The widow of an American soldier killed in Afghanistan is taking action following reports Omar Khadr is about to get a 10.5-million-dollar settlement from Ottawa.Tabitha Speer has filed an application in court trying to...
Sheep on Canada Day Parade Float Prompts Complaints from Social Media Users
Sheep on parade float prompts complaints--WINDSOR, Ont. - A southern Ontario man says he plans to keep using live sheep in his floats, despite receiving numerous complaints following two parades on Canada Day.Dave Szusz is the publisher of the Windsor,...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(CRIME-Leflar-Murder)The convicted killer of a Regina teenager will be sentenced as an adult, even though he was 16 when the crime was committed.The ruling came today in the case of the now 19-year-old, who pleaded guilty earlier this year to first-degree...
--Sixth NewsWatch-
---(Koreas-Tensions) (Audio: 39)Worry is spreading in Washington and at the United Nations after North Korea conducted its first intercontinental ballistic missile test.The U-S, Japan and South Korea have all requested an emergency U-N Security Council...
Source: CFL to Unveil New Commissioner Ambrosie during Tuesday News Conference
Source: CFL to unveil new commissioner--TORONTO - Randy Ambrosie has been officially hired as the next commissioner of the CFL, a league source has confirmed to The Canadian Press.The source said the CFL has scheduled a news conference in Toronto on...
Speed-Dating Event Helps People Find Their Match in Toronto Real Estate Heaven
Speed dating event matches home co-owners--TORONTO - About 30 people gaze into each other's eyes in the basement of a Toronto pub. But none of them are here in the hopes of falling in love.At a recent speed-dating event for potential co-homeowners, guests...
SportsCall Audio 5:00 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 5:00 AM ET--NAT028 - (SPORTS-BBO-Padres-Indians) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) CLEVELAND. x-10s. Cory Spangenberg drove in the only run with a groundout, and six San Diego pitchers combined on a five-hitter as the Padres edged the Cleveland Indians...
Students Want University of Manitoba, Faculty to Get on with Bargaining
Students want university, faculty to bargain--WINNIPEG - The union representing University of Manitoba students is pushing for bargaining to begin as soon as possible between the faculty and administration, saying there should be full refunds and amnesty...
Suspect in Saskatchewan Amber Alert Previously Charged with Abduction
Amber Alert child back with family: police--PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - The parents of an eight-year-old girl allegedly abducted from a Saskatchewan playground say their daughter is doing well.Her father said on social media police found her "safe and unhurt.""I...
--Tenth NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-G20-Scotland) (Audio: 62)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau received his first-ever honorary degree today in Scotland.He told graduates at the University of Edinburgh's school of social and political sciences to go out and make the world proud.Later...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Thursday, July 6
The Canadian Press News Agenda for July--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Thursday, July 6 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 local...
The Risky Lure of Caribbean Offshore Medical Schools
The risky lure of Caribbean offshore medical schools--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...
--Third NewsWatch-
---(NKorea-Missile)(Audio:05)North Korea's dictator said he'll never put his weapons programs on a negotiating table -- a suggestion that he will keep striving to build a working nuclear missile capable of striking the United States in order to wrest...
--Thirteenth NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-G20-Scotland)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked Canada's 150th birthday with the Queen today by giving her the Canadian flag that flew on the Peace Tower on Canada Day.The meeting was arranged to mark Canada's sesquicentennial since the...
Today in History - July 5
Today in History - July 5--Today in History for July 5:In 1810, one of the greatest showmen of all time, Phineas T. Barnum, was born in Bethel, Conn.In 1811, Venezuela became the first South American country to declare independence from Spain.In 1814,...
Top News Advisory for Wednesday, July 5
Top News Advisory for July 5--TOP NEWS ADVISORYWednesday, July 56:20 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...
Tough Start to CFL Season for Saskatchewan Roughriders and Kicker Tyler Crapigna
Tough start for Roughriders, Crapigna--Tyler Crapigna and the Saskatchewan Roughriders are the CFL's hard-luck kidsSaskatchewan finds itself 0-2 this season but both losses have been by a combined four points. The Riders dropped their season opener in...
--Twelfth NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-G20-Scotland) (Audio: 79)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has presented the Queen with the flag that flew from the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill on Canada Day.Trudeau had a private meeting with the Queen today at her official residence in Scotland,...
--Twentieth NewsWatch-
---(Amber-Alert-Saskatchewan)Police in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan have called off an Amber Alert for eight-year-old Daniella Shatokhina who was believed to have been abducted by a man.R-C-M-P have not released any further details, but would only say...
Vancouver Condo Market Heats Up While Detached Home Sales Cool: Board
Vancouver condo market up while house sales cool--Vancouver's housing sales have divided into two separate markets with condominium's being snatched up while detached homes remain on the market longer.Figures released Wednesday by the Real Estate Board...
Veterans Affairs Minister Urges Patience on Pensions for Injured Ex-Soldiers
Military pensions for life info by end of year--CALGARY - Canada's veterans affairs minister is urging patience from injured ex-soldiers growing frustrated waiting for a government plan that would give them pensions for life.The Liberal government promised...
What's Making News in British Columbia
What's making news in British Columbia--UNSEASONABLY HOT WEATHER AHEAD FOR MUCH OF B.C.Environment Canada is warning of a stretch of unseasonably hot weather in the forecast for much of B.C.The weather service said a ridge of high pressure will be gathering...
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