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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...
"Advocate for Ingenuity': Payette Praised as Choice for Next Governor General
Payette widely praised as future GG--OTTAWA - The choice of former astronaut Julie Payette as Canada's next Governor General received widespread praise Thursday, even from those who had hoped an Indigenous person might be tapped to fill the post.But...
Alberta PCs Say Membership Drive on Unity Vote Nets 45,000-Plus Members
Alberta PCs says unity drive nets 45,000-plus--EDMONTON - Alberta's Progressive Conservatives say more than 45,000 people have signed up to vote on a proposal to merge with the Opposition Wildrose to create a new right-of-centre party.PC association...
A List of Canada's Modern Day Governors General
A list of Canada's governors general--OTTAWA - Here is a list of Canadian-born governors general:2010-2017: David Johnston. Academic and university president from Ontario. Term extended ahead of the 2015 federal election in the event there was a minority...
Alouettes Strong Defence to Be Tested by High-Powered Stampeders Attack
Als defence in tough against Stamps attack--MONTREAL - Defence has been the strong point on the Montreal Alouettes this season, but that will be put to the test by Bo Levi Mitchell and the Calgary Stampeders.Mitchell has passed for 1,003 yards and six...
At 37, Lakatos Only Getting Better; Could Climb Medal Podium 5 Times in London
Lakatos adds 1,500 to repertoire for worlds--At 37 years old, and as the owner of a massive world and Paralympic medal collection, Canada's Brent Lakatos had considered calling it a career after these World Para Athletics Championships.Then a funny thing...
Atlantic Audio 11:55 AM AT
Atlantic Audio 11:55 AM AT--AT01 - (NB-Oland-SCOC)TORONTO x-17s. The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed the application for appeals in the second-degree murder case of Dennis Oland, who was accused of killing his multimillionaire father, Richard Oland,...
--Atlantic Update-
---(HKN-Crosby-Cup)It looks like Sidney Crosby will once again bring the Stanley Cup to his hometown in Nova Scotia.Crosby was in Cole Harbour yesterday and confirmed he will have the Cup on August 6th and 7th.He says his plans for the trophy have not...
--Atlantic Update-
(SCOC-Oland)A retrial of Richard Oland in the killing of his father in 2011 is expected to proceed after the Supreme Court of Canada declined to hear an appeal in the high-profile case.Oland's lawyers were asking the high court to acquit him of second-degree...
At the Turn: Handmade in Halifax, Leather Covers Turn Heads Worldwide
At The Turn: Handmade Halifax headcovers--OTTAWA - For many Canadians, golf is a family affair. For the Bishop brothers, it's become a family business.The parallels between playing the game and becoming an entrepreneur are not lost on the Nova Scotia-based...
Baloney Meter: 'A Little Baloney' in Claim Feds Couldn't Stop Khadr Lawsuit
Baloney Meter: Could feds stop Khadr lawsuit?--OTTAWA - "Further protracted proceedings in the civil suit would add millions more in costs beyond the $5 million already accumulated and not including the damage claim itself of another $20 million in a...
BC Audio 3:25 PM ET
BC Audio 3:25 PM ET--BC06 - (Wildfires-BC)VICTORIA. X- The restrictions grow tighter for those wanting to use the Cariboo region as forest fires spread across the area. Dozens of provincial parks and protected areas have already been closed and now backcountry...
BC Audio 6:05 PM ET
BC Audio 6:05 PM ET--BC08 - (Train-Ambulance-Crash)RICHMOND, B.C. x-12s. The Transportation Safety Board has released a report saying an ambulance driver's use of a cellphone contributed to the vehicle being hit by a train, killing a patient in Langley,...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Softwood-Lumber)A report by an industry analyst suggests a framework could be reached within weeks for a new 10-year softwood lumber agreement between Canada and the U-S.Hamir Patel of C-I-B-C World Markets cites discussions with unnamed trade...
Bourdais Serving as Mentor during Honda Indy Toronto, Months after Crash
Bourdais returns to track in mentorship role--TORONTO - Sebastien Bourdais is trading in his helmet for his smarts this weekend at the Honda Indy Toronto.The Frenchman is returning to the race track in a mentorship role for Dale Coyne Racing just two...
Calgary Police Say Body Found in Ditch Probably Linked to Car Fire Deaths
Police say 4th body likely linked to car fire--CALGARY - Police say a body found in a ditch west of Calgary is likely to be linked to three people found dead in a burned-out car earlier this week.Acting Insp. Paul Wozney wouldn't confirm the identity...
Calgary Quadruple Homicide: Owner of Burned-Out Car Believed to Be Main Target
Calgary police investigate quadruple homicide--CALGARY - A man and two sisters found dead in a burned-out car may not have been the intended targets in what Calgary police are describing as a brutal and ruthless quadruple homicide.Investigators are exploring...
Canadians Samantha Bee, Jean-Marc Vallee, Ellen Page among Emmy Nominees
Canadians Vallee, Bee, Page among Emmy nominees--Toronto sound editor Claire Dobson has long loved "Fargo."While studying film in university, she used to write papers about the impact the Coen brothers' 1996 comedic crime thriller had on her, particularly...
Cellphone, Confusing Crossing Signals Caused Train to Hit B.C. Ambulance: TSB
Cellphone, crossing system caused crash: TSB--VANCOUVER - Cellphone distraction and confusion over a complex railway crossing caused a Canadian National train to hit an ambulance in Langley, B.C., the Transportation Safety Board says.Helena Van Gool,...
CFIA Reverses Decision to Flag Wine from Two West Bank Wineries as Mislabelled
CFIA reverses decision to flag West Bank wine--TORONTO - Wines from the West Bank can continue to be sold in Canada with the label "Product of Israel," the federal food inspection agency said Thursday, reversing an earlier decision that drew condemnation...
Champion Gets US$180 Million Loan to Reopen Quebec's Bloom Lake Iron Mine
Caisse backs efforts to reopen Bloom Lake mine--MONTREAL - Efforts to restart the idled Bloom Lake iron ore mine got a boost Thursday after the Caisse de depot pension fund manager and a mining lending group agreed to provide US$180 million in debt financing...
Defending Champ Power Doesn't Think Rain Will Be Issue at Honda Indy Toronto
Rain not expected to be issue at Indy Toronto--TORONTO - It may be the middle of summer in Toronto, but Will Power thinks the streets surrounding Exhibition Place could have an element of a Canadian winter on Sunday afternoon.Rain threatens to make for...
"Dreaming Big": Former Astronaut Julie Payette to Be Next Governor General
Julie Payette to be next Governor General--OTTAWA - Former astronaut Julie Payette appeared emotional Thursday after being officially declared Canada's next Governor General, taking a moment to salute her family, friends, and colleagues on Earth and...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Governor-General) (Audio: P05)Former astronaut Julie Payette will serve as Canada's 29th Governor General.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the announcement on Parliament Hill.Payette was the first Canadian woman to board the International Space...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(NB-Oland-SCOC)The Supreme Court of Canada won't be hearing arguments in the second-degree murder case of New Brunswick businessman Dennis Oland.The Crown wanted the court to restore Oland's second-degree murder conviction in the 2011 death of his...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Governor-General) (Audio: P04)Former astronaut Julie Payette will become Canada's 29th governor general in September.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the widely-anticipated announcement official on Parliament Hill this afternoon, with Payette by...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Thursday, July 13
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Families Want More Resignations from Missing, Murdered Indigenous Women Inquiry
Families want resignations from MMIW inquiry--WINNIPEG - Cries from frustrated families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls grew louder Wednesday as advocates in different parts of the country called for a reboot of the study following...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Khadr-Trudeau) (Audio: P10)Justin Trudeau says like other Canadians, he is also concerned about the government's multi-million-dollar settlement with Omar Khadr.But the prime minister says if the government hadn't settled with the former Guantanamo...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(Khadr-Payout)A Toronto courtroom will be the scene today of a battle to put a hold on the assets of Omar Khadr.A lawyer for the widow of American soldier killed in Afghanistan in 2002 will try to get an injunction aimed at preserving any money the...
First Nations Evade Evacuation Orders, Fight Fires as Weather Conditions Improve
First Nations evade evacuation orders, fight fires--ALEXIS CREEK, B.C. - Emergency officials and police are urging British Columbia residents to respect evacuation orders ahead of fast-moving wildfires, but some First Nations are standing their ground,...
Fisheries Department Suspends Some Whale Rescues Following Rescuer Death
Fisheries suspends some whale rescues--MAGDALEN ISLANDS, Que. - Federal officials are halting efforts to free North Atlantic right whales trapped in fishing gear following the recent death of a whale rescuer in New Brunswick.Fisheries spokesman Vance...
Five Canadians to Watch at World Para Athletics Championships
Five Canadians to watch at para worlds--Canada's team of 24 athletes at the World Para Athletics Championships, July 14-23 in London, is a mixed group of familiar faces and newcomers. Here are five Canadian athletes to watch:Liam Stanley, 800, 1,500...
Forestry Analyst Says Quota-Based Softwood Deal Possible Next Month
Softwood deal could be in reach, analyst report says--MONTREAL - The framework for a 10-year softwood lumber agreement between Canada and the U.S. could be reached in the coming weeks, says an industry analyst, citing discussions with unnamed trade contacts.In...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Khadr-Trudeau) (Audio: P09)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is acknowledging he's not comfortable with having to pay a multi-million-dollar settlement to Omar Khadr.The payout has angered many ordinary Canadians, as well as veterans groups.Trudeau told...
--Fourth NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Paris)U-S President Donald Trump is in Paris this morning for his meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron (eh-mahn-yoo-EHL' mah-KROHN').The two leaders will meet today about the ongoing crisis in Syria and broader counterterrorism strategies.They'll...
GoFundMe Campaign for Cyclist Suspended, Funds on Hold during Investigation
GoFundMe campaign for cyclist suspended--CALGARY - A GoFundMe campaign for a 37-year-old cyclist who says he was clotheslined by barbed wire strung across a riding trail has been suspended and the organization says it is investigating complaints.Stelios...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Thursday, July 13
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...
Inquiry Commission to Mediate Protracted Labour Dispute at Halifax Herald
Inquiry to look into strike at Halifax Herald--HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia government has called for an inquiry into the 18-month-old labour dispute between the Halifax Chronicle-Herald, Canada's largest independently owned daily newspaper, and the union...
Interest Rate Hike Could Prolong Toronto Housing Market Slowdown: Economist
Rate hike could prolong Toronto housing slowdown: Economist--TORONTO - The Bank of Canada's interest rate hike could prolong the cooling-off period the Toronto housing market is experiencing following the implementation of a provincial foreign buyer...
Jewish Hairdresser Who Was Fired over Sabbath Spat Wins Legal Case
Jewish hairdresser wins legal battle in Quebec--MONTREAL - A Jewish hairdresser in Montreal who was not allowed to work on Saturdays and was eventually fired has won a discrimination case against his former employer.A Quebec judge has ordered Iris Gressy,...
Jimmy Carter, 92, Treated for Dehydration While at Winnipeg Charity Project
Former U.S. president treated for dehydration--WINNIPEG - Former United States president Jimmy Carter was taken to hospital Thursday after he became dehydrated while volunteering with Habitat for Humanity, an international home-building charity he has...
Julian De Guzman Suits Up for Ottawa Fury in Friendly Loss to Impact
Impact down Ottawa Fury 1-0 in friendly--OTTAWA - Julian de Guzman was quickly reminded how much endurance it takes to play the game of soccer.The former Canadian national team midfielder came out of retirement and suited up in the Ottawa Fury's 1-0...
Lawrence in for Injured Friend White as Eskimos Prepare for Redblacks
Lawrence returns to Esks roster against Redblacks--EDMONTON - "Maybe next year," the mantra of losing sports teams to give hope to their fans, means something different to Edmonton Eskimos running backs Kendial Lawrence and John White.To them, it speaks...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (15,135.00, down 8.99 points):Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (TSX:CNQ). Oil and gas. Down 18 cents, or...
National Audio 10:25 AM ET
National Audio 10:25 AM ET--NAT076 - (France-Germany-Summit) WASHINGTON. x-20s. The leaders of France and Germany say maintaining healthy ties with U-S President Donald Trump is essential despite clear differences of opinion. Sagar Meghani (SAH'-gur...
National Audio 1:05 PM ET
National Audio 1:05 PM ET--NAT105 - (ENT-TV-US-Emmy-Nominations) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HOLLYWOOD. x-29s. (Jason Nathanson) The Emmy nominations are in, and a couple of shows cleaned up. (contains sound) (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT106 - (President-Carter-Dehydration)...
National Audio 11:05 AM ET
National Audio 11:05 AM ET--NAT081 - (REL-Vatican-Pope's-Hospital) ROME. x-17s. The former president and ex-treasurer of the Vatican-run children's hospital will stand trial for allegedly diverting money from the hospital's foundation. Vatican prosecutors...
National Audio 11:25 AM ET
National Audio 11:25 AM ET--NAT084 - (NB-Oland-SCOC) TORONTO x-10s. The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed the application for appeals in the second-degree murder case of Dennis Oland, who was accused of killing his multimillionaire father, Richard...
National Audio 11:35 AM ET
National Audio 11:35 AM ET--NAT087 - (Trump-France) (WATCH FOR DATING) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) PARIS. x-20s. U-S President Donald Trump has arrived at the Elysee Palace for talks with French president Emmanuel Macron (eh-mahn-yoo-EHL' mah-KROHN'). Macron...
National Audio 12:05 PM ET
National Audio 12:05 PM ET--NAT094 - (US-Moon-Dust-Auction) UNDATED. x-15s. Moon dust collected by Neil Armstrong during the first lunar landing is being sold at a New York auction. Rita Foley reports the lunar dust is expected to fetch an astronomical...
National Audio 1:45 PM ET
National Audio 1:45 PM ET--NAT110 - (ENT-Emmys-Canada) UNDATED. x-35s. (Victoria Ahearn) Quebec's Jean-Marc Vallee and Toronto native Samantha Bee are among this year's Canadian Emmy Award nominees. (opens with and contains sound) (SOURCE:The Canadian...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT001 - (Governor-General) UNDATED. x-31s. (Adam Burns) Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to announce his pick for the next governor general today in Ottawa. (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)--NAT002 - (Wildfires-BC) WILLIAMS...
National Audio 3:15 PM ET
National Audio 3:15 PM ET--NAT118 - (US-Times-Square-Crash) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-23s. A U-S Navy veteran pleaded not guilty today to murder and attempted murder after he was accused of intentionally mowing down pedestrians on a Times Square...
National Audio 3:45 PM ET
National Audio 3:45 PM ET--NAT128 - (Wildfires-BC) KAMLOOPS. x-13s. B-C Wildfire Service chief information officer Kevin Skrepnek says the service has dramatically increased the amount of British Columbia woodland that has burned since the start of this...
National Audio 4:15 AM ET
National Audio 4:15 AM ET--NAT023 - (US-Missing-Men) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NEW HOPE, Pa. x-11s. Investigators searching a farm in Pennsylvania for four missing young men say they've found remains belonging to one of the men. The gruesome discovery came...
National Audio 4:45 AM ET
National Audio 4:45 AM ET--NAT032 - (ENT-TV-Jimmy-Kimmel-Live!) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HOLLYWOOD. x-16s. In his monologue last night on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," host Jimmy Kimmel joked about U-S President Donald Trump tweeting he's too busy to watch T-V....
National Audio 5:25 PM ET
National Audio 5:25 PM ET--NAT143 - (US-College-Stabbing) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) COLLEGE PARK, Md. x-08s. Maryland officials announced charges against the man accused of fatally stabbing another man on the University of Maryland, College Park campus in...
National Audio 5:35 AM ET
National Audio 5:35 AM ET--NAT039 - (EU-Trump-France) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) PARIS. x-25s. (Tom Rivers) U-S President Donald Trump is in Paris to meet with his French counterpart. More from A-B-C's Tom Rivers in the French capital. (SOURCE:ABC) --NAT040...
National Audio 6:25 PM ET
National Audio 6:25 PM ET--NAT153 - (Alta-Vehicle-Fire-Bodies) CALGARY. x-06s. Calgary police say they know that somebody out there knows something about what they're calling a quadruple homicide. Three bodies were found in a burned out car earlier this...
National Audio 7:05 PM ET
National Audio 7:05 PM ET--NAT158 - (US-Trump-Russia-Probe) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-12s. The top U-S Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee says the panel has requested documents from Donald Trump Junior. Virginia Senator Mark Warner said...
National Audio 8:15 AM ET
National Audio 8:15 AM ET--NAT063 - (Britain-Sick-Baby) (WATCH FOR DATING) LONDON. x-13s. The parents of a baby with a rare disease are returning to a court in London, hoping for a fresh analysis of their wish to take the critically ill child to the...
National Audio 8:55 AM ET
National Audio 8:55 AM ET--NAT065 - (US-Trump-Russia-Probe) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-18s. U-S President Donald Trump is in Paris for a meeting with the French president, but he's still dealing with revelations about a meeting his eldest son and...
National Justice Centre to Fight to Star Trek Fan's ASIMIL8 Licence Plate
Justice centre to fight for Star Trek plate--WINNIPEG - A Canadian non-profit legal organization is intervening on behalf of a "Star Trek" fan fighting to use a personalized licence plate deemed offensive by Manitoba Public Insurance.Nick Troller's licence...
New Governor General's First Duty Will Not Be a Throne Speech, Says Trudeau
PM says no need to reset his agenda this fall--OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government's policies are starting to pay off for Canadians and he doesn't need to reset the agenda with a new speech from the throne this fall.Trudeau was...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Governor-General) (Audio: P13)Former astronaut Julie Payette will be the next Governor General.She will become the 29th person to hold the position, and the fourth woman to be the monarch's representative in Canada. Payette expressed her appreciation...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(NB-Oland-SCOC) (Audio: 83)New Brunswick businessman Dennis Oland will stand trial for a second time for the 2011 murder of his multi-millionaire father Richard.The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed the application for appeals in Oland's second-degree...
Online Shopping: Retailers Seek Visibility in Face of Google Control
Online shopping: Retailers seek visibility in face of Google control--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...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Foreign-Buyers)A leading economist says the Bank of Canada's interest rate increase could extend the current cooling-off period in the Toronto housing market in the wake of the province's new foreign buyer's tax.But C-I-B-C's Benjamin Tal says...
--Ontario Update-
---(Wynne-Governors)Premier Kathleen Wynne says Ontario's cross-border trade with the United States will be at the top of her agenda today as she attends a meeting of U-S governors in Rhode Island.The three-day meeting of the National Governors Association...
Parliament Audio 3:05 PM ET
Parliament Audio 3:05 PM ET--P12 - (Khadr-Trudeau) OTTAWA. x-35s. (Terry Pedwell) Justin Trudeau says he shares the concerns of Canadians who object to reports of the government's multi-million dollar settlement with Omar Khadr. But the prime minister...
PM Sidesteps Calls to Reboot Inquiry into Murdered, Missing Indigenous Women
PM resists calls to reboot Indigenous inquiry--OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is giving no indication he will address the growing demand for change to the independent inquiry his government launched to examine the issue of missing and murdered...
--Prairie Update-
(Mba-Star-Trek-Licence-Plate)The national Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms is intervening on behalf of a Winnipeg Star Trek fan fighting to use a personalized licence plate deemed offensive by Manitoba Public Insurance.Nick Troller's licence...
--Prairie Update-
---(President-Carter-Dehydration) (Mba Note)A Manitoba cabinet minister says the security detail for former U-S president Jimmy Carter was quick to react when the 92-year-old began to feel weak doing volunteer work in Winnipeg.Carter was taken to hospital...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
(Bulls-Study)A University of Calgary study is looking into whether bucking bulls would be happier and perform better if they had a shady place to rest before a rodeo.The bulls weigh between 680 and 900 kilograms and are selected for their tendency to...
Saskatchewan Country Music Festival Could Get Super Hot This Year
Country music festival could get hot--CRAVEN, Canada - Hot temperatures mixed with alcohol are causing some concerns at the Country Thunder music festival in Craven, Sask.The forecast is calling for 30 C temperatures this weekend and festival organizers...
Saskatchewan Town of la Ronge Considers Putting Limits on Alcohol Sales
La Ronge looks at limiting alcohol sales--LA RONGE, Sask. - A series of recommendations to limit alcohol sales in La Ronge, Sask., is sparking a fierce discussion in the community.The Northern Alcohol Strategy, a committee created by the province to...
Sears Canada Gets Court Approval to Begin Soliciting Bids for Its Sale
Sears Canada gets OK to start soliciting bids--TORONTO - An Ontario judge has given Sears Canada the green light to immediately proceed with reaching out to potential buyers while it's under creditor protection.Ontario Superior Court Justice Glenn Hainey...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(Governor-General)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is poised to take the wraps off his new pick for the country's next governor general.And sources tell The Canadian Press that Montreal astronaut Julie Payette is among the top contenders.Sources say...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(Khadr-Trudeau) (Audio: p12)Justin Trudeau maintains there was little choice but to compensate Omar Khadr for the abuses he suffered while a prisoner of the American military in Guantanamo Bay.But he says he shares the concerns of Canadians who object...
Six Stories in the News for Today, July 13
Six stories in the news for today, July 13--Six stories in the news for Thursday, July 13------NEW GOVERNOR GENERAL TO BE NAMED TODAYPrime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to introduce Canada's next governor general today. And, sources say astronaut...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(Khadr-Payout) (Audio: 102)A judge in Toronto has dismissed a request to freeze Omar Khadr's assets, made by the widow of a soldier he is accused of killing in Afghanistan.Nate Whitling, a lawyer for the former Guantanamo Bay prisoner, says he is...
--Sixth NewsWatch-
---(Khadr-Payout)A legal battle over the 10.5-million-dollar settlement Omar Khadr reportedly received from Ottawa last week hits a Toronto court today.Tabitha Speer, whose husband was allegedly killed by Khadr in Afghanistan, and a former soldier who...
SportsCall Audio 3:20 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 3:20 AM ET--NAT021 - (SPORTS-The-ESPYs) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LOS ANGELES. x-11s. Former U-S First Lady Michelle Obama returned to the spotlight as a presenter at The ESPYS. She presented the Arthur Ashe Courage Award posthumously to...
SportsCall Audio 5:10 PM ET
SportsCall Audio 5:10 PM ET--NAT139 - (SPORTS-TEN-Wimbledon) LONDON. x-14s. Garbine Muguruza (GAHR'-been moo-guh-ROO'-zuh) advanced to the Wimbledon final by beating Magdalena Rybarikova 6-1, 6-1 on Centre Court. Muguruza reached the Wimbledon final...
Star Lions Linebacker Elimimian Seeks Tackle Record against Tiger-Cats
Star linebacker Elimimian seeks tackle record--VANCOUVER - Solomon Elimimian says there is still room for growth in his game as if the B.C. Lions middle linebacker eyes another spot in the CFL record book.The league's reigning most outstanding defensive...
Steel Tariffs, Softwood High on Agenda as Trudeau Heads to American Governors Gathering
Canada confident no steel duties coming--OTTAWA - U.S. President Donald Trump is promising to tax steel imports again less than a week after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he believed Canada will escape expected steel tariffs imposed by the U.S.Speaking...
Supreme Court of Canada Won't Hear Oland Appeals, Retrial Date to Be Set
Supreme Court won't hear Oland appeals--OTTAWA - Dennis Oland could soon be back in a New Brunswick courtroom, facing trial for the second-degree murder of his multimillionaire father all over again, but his lawyer says that's just what they're hoping...
--Tenth NewsWatch-
---(Khadr-Payout)The widow of an American soldier killed in Afghanistan has lost her attempt to get a Toronto court to freeze Omar Khadr's assets.Tabitha Speer will next try to get a Canadian court to enforce the 134-million-dollar wrongful-death judgment...
Tests Confirm 200 Dead Cows Drank Toxic Water on Saskatchewan Pastureland
Tests confirm dead cows drank toxic water--REGINA - Tests have concluded that about 200 cattle found dead in a pasture in southwestern Saskatchewan drank toxic water.Dr. Betty Althouse, the province's chief veterinary officer, says water samples from...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Friday, July 14
The Canadian Press News Agenda for July 14--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Friday, July 14 as of 9 p.m: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times...
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from July 16-22
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from July 16-22--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Sunday, July 16 to Saturday, July 22. x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability....
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from July 23-29
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from July 23-29--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Sunday, July 23 to Saturday, July 29; x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability....
--Third NewsWatch-
---(Governor-General)There's word Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will himself announce the next governor general today.And sources tell The Canadian Press that 53-year-old astronaut Julie Payette of Montreal is among the top contenders for the post.Payette...
--Thirteenth NewsWatch-
---(Khadr-Trudeau) (Audio: P12)Prime Minister Trudeau says he shares the concerns of Canadians who object to reports that former Guantanamo Bay inmate Omar Khadr got over 10 million dollars from the federal government.But he points out the government...
Today in History - July 13
Today in History - July 13--Today in History for July 13:In 100 B.C., Julius Caesar, the most famous general in Roman history, was born.In 1762, Czar Peter III of Russia was dethroned in a coup.In 1789, the British ship "Princess Royal" was seized by...
Toronto FC's Steven Beitashour Recalls Anxious Moments in Hospital
Toronto FC fullback on road to recovery--Fullback Steven Beitashour knew something was very wrong when he couldn't sleep following Toronto FC's victory over Montreal in the Canadian Championship final.Lying in bed. Sitting on the couch. The pain was...
Toronto Library Reviewing Policies after Controversial Event Sparks Outrage
Library reviews policies after controversial event--TORONTO - The Toronto Public Library is reviewing its policies after a gathering at a local branch to honour a lawyer who defended people associated with the white supremacy movement was met with widespread...
Trudeau Says Khadr Settlement Troubles Him, but It Could Have Cost More
Trudeau says Khadr settlement troubles him--OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau says he shares the concerns of Canadians who object to reports of the government's multi-million dollar settlement with Omar Khadr.But the prime minister says if the government hadn't...
Tunnel Vision: Plan Afoot to Store Canada's Broadcast Archive in Cold War Bunker
Cold War bunker could house broadcast archive--OTTAWA - It could give a whole new meaning to buried treasure.A national foundation wants to store millions of videos, films and other recordings 60 storeys underground in an old Norad bunker near North...
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