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Atlantic Update
(NS-Highway-Twinning)The federal government has announced nearly 66-million dollars in funding for a project to twin 22.6 kilometres of Highway 103 in Nova Scotia.Nova Scotia is providing the rest of the 140-million dollars in funding announced today...
--Atlantic Update-
---(PEI-Rip-Current)A P-E-I woman is warning beachgoers to be wary of dangerous ocean conditions.Beth Johnston was wading in shallow waters on the Island's north shore with her son when the two were quickly swept out to sea.She says they tried to swim...
B.C. Ranchers Anticipate Devastating Wildfire Losses as Evacuation Orders Lifted
B.C. ranchers tallying wildfire losses--KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Ranchers in the centre of British Columbia's cattle country are facing "heartbreak" as they return to scorched fields, dead livestock and damaged infrastructure following weeks of wildfires.Kevin...
B.C.'S New Attorney General Says Province Won't Delay Trans Mountain Permits
B.C. won't delay Trans Mountain permits: AG--VANCOUVER - British Columbia's attorney general says the NDP government will not artificially delay permits for the Trans Mountain pipeline, despite the premier's vow to use every available tool to stop the...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-PNW-LNG-Decision)B-C's energy minister says the move by Malaysian energy giant Petronas and its partners to scrap the Pacific NorthWest L-N-G megaproject was a private sector decision.Michelle Mungall (mun-GALL') says the company was very clear...
Blue Jays Pitcher Cesar Valdez Back in Major-League Win Column after Seven Years
Jays pitcher back in win column after 7 years--TORONTO - In a Blue Jays season short on happy endings, unheralded pitcher Cesar Valdez authored his own feel-good story Tuesday night.The 32-year-old right-hander from the Dominican Republic recorded his...
Bryan Burnham Solely Focused on B.C. Lions after Off-Season NFL Odyssey
Burnham focused after off-season NFL odyssey--SURREY, B.C. - Despite putting up some impressive numbers in 2016, Bryan Burnham's head was often in two places at once.The B.C. Lions slotback wanted to do everything in his power to help the team succeed,...
Canada's Women's Basketball Team Beats Latvia to Go 3-0 at U19 World Cup
Canada remains perfect at U19 World Cup--UDINE, Italy - Aislinn Konig erupted for 10 three-pointers and 32 points to lift Canada to a 74-70 victory over Latvia at the FIBA U19 Women's World Cup.The Canadians (3-0) clinched their group with the win, and...
Canada Urged to Step Up Pressure on Turkey over Mass Detentions, Human Rights
Canada urged to step up pressure on Turkey--OTTAWA - The federal government is being urged to step up the pressure on Turkey amid concerns about an ever-expanding crackdown on human rights advocates, journalists and opposition members inside the country.Canada...
Canadian Airlines Aiming to Become a Biofuel Superpower, Reduce Carbon Footprint
Canada aiming to become aviation biofuel superpower--MONTREAL - The country's top airlines say resource-rich Canada has the potential to become a biofuel superpower by transforming forest residue and agricultural crops into energy that can help the industry...
Canadian Swimmer Masse Sets 100-Metre Backstroke Record at World Championships
Canada's Masse sets world backstroke record--Around this time last year, Kylie Masse might not have pictured herself as a world champion and record holder. That all changed at the 2016 Rio Olympics.Still riding the momentum from the bronze medal she...
Celebrity Birthdays for July 25
Celebrity birthdays for July 25--Celebrity Birthdays for July 25:Actress Barbara Harris is 82.Singer-guitarist Bruce Woodley of The Seekers is 75.Drummer Jim McCarty of The Yardbirds is 74.Bassist Verdine White of Earth, Wind and Fire is 66.Guitarist...
Chief Perry Bellegarde Opens AFN Meeting with Plea to End Racism, Violence
Bellegarde opens AFN with plea to end racism--REGINA - The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations has opened the organization's annual meeting with an impassioned plea to end racism.Perry Bellegarde said First Nations face alarming acts of hatred...
CN Rail Beats Forecasts with $1 Billion Profit in Q2 on Higher Revenues
CN earns more than $1 billion in Q2--MONTREAL - Canadian National Railway beat analyst expectations as its profits grew 20 per cent to $1.03 billion in the second quarter on record quarterly revenues.The Montreal-based railway (TSX:CNR) earned $1.36...
Contreras Rallies Cool Catomine to Victory in Prince of Wales Stakes
Cool Catomine wins Prince of Wales Stakes--FORT ERIE, Ont. - Luis Contreras is two-thirds of the way to another personal Canadian Triple Crown.Contreras guided 14-1 longshot Cool Catomine to victory in the $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes on Tuesday night....
Cott Sells Traditional Beverage Manufacturing Business to Refresco for US$1.25B
Cott sells traditional beverage business--TORONTO - Cott Corp. (TSX:BCB) announced a deal Tuesday to sell its traditional beverage manufacturing business to Dutch company Refresco for US$1.25 billion.The Toronto-listed company's Cott Beverages division...
Deadline for Warship Designs Missing in Action
Deadline for ship designs missing in action--OTTAWA - The plan to replace the navy's warship fleet is officially sailing uncharted waters, with an important deadline for the $60-billion project having all but vanished.The government says it continues...
Deal Reached to Save 18 Alleged Ontario Fighting Dogs from Death Row
Deal reached to save pit bulls from death row--Eighteen alleged fighting dogs that were facing a potential death sentence in Ontario will be sent to the U.S. for rehabilitation after a months-long negotiation to save their lives.A Chatham, Ont., court...
Edmonton Police Investigate Theft of Plaques That Mark Canada's Military History
Police investigate theft of historical plaques--Edmonton police are investigating the theft of metal plaques from a city neighbourhood that honour military heroes and some of the grimmest battles from Canada's history.The Griesbach Community League says...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(AFN-Meeting-Water) (Audio: 136)After being under a drinking water advisory for more than five years, plans are underway to replace the water treatment system on Saskatchewan's White Bear First Nation.Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett says...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(US-Trump-Sessions-Beleaguered) (Audio: 70)U-S President Donald Trump was up and tweeting at dawn, keeping up pressure on Attorney General Jeff Sessions.And his new communications director says it's "probably right'' that Trump wants Sessions to resign.Trump...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(AFN-Meeting) (Audio: 90)Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde opened the organization's annual meeting in Regina this morning, saying alarming acts of hatred and violence against Indigenous people must stop.Bellegarde says every...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Tuesday, July 25
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--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Wildfires-BC) (Audio: 115)Wildfires in British Columbia's Interior have destroyed vast swaths of property in recent weeks, including some ranches.Kevin Boon with the B-C Cattleman's Association says tallying the losses could prove to be a long process,...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(Wildfires-BC)Preparations are underway to welcome back more wildfire evacuees to fire-scarred communities in the B-C Interior.About 20-thousand people across the province remain displaced -- down from about 45-thousand last week.Williams Lake Mayor...
First Nations Say the Can Build More Projects with Changes to Federal Funding
First Nations to get more control over money--REGINA - First Nations leaders say they'll be able to do more projects and build more homes because of changes that give them more control over financial resources.The federal government announced Tuesday...
First Nations Treaties, Revenue Sharing Top Priorities with B.C. NDP Government
First Nations focus for B.C. New Democrat cabinet--VICTORIA - British Columbia's new premier has placed First Nations issues near the top of his government's to-do list, committing his cabinet to transforming stalled treaty talks and negotiating revenue-sharing...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Polygamy-Charges) (Audio: 03)One former bishop of an isolated religious community in B-C says he's only guilty of living his religion.Winston Blackmore was making no apologies Monday after he and co-defendant James Oler were found guilty of practising...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(AFN-Meeting) (Audio: 106)The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations opened the organization's annual meeting with an impassioned plea to end racism.Perry Bellegarde said First Nations face alarming acts of hatred and violence and it must...
--Fourth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Trudeau-Horgan)The debate over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion could intensify today, with a meeting in Ottawa between two leaders on opposite sides of the issue.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government approved the 7.4-billion-dollar...
Friends Remember American Doctor Who Died on Montreal's Mount Royal over Weekend
Friends remember doctor who died in Montreal--MONTREAL - An American pediatric surgeon who died over the weekend on Montreal's Mount Royal was a man who loved Canada, international medicine and working with children, according to friends and colleagues.Shreyas...
George Clooney, Angelina Jolie Projects among Those Headed to Toronto Film Fest
George Clooney, Angelina Jolie films headed to TIFF--TORONTO - A provocative comedy-drama directed by George Clooney, a Tragically Hip documentary, and an Angelina Jolie-helmed biographical thriller are among the projects headed to this year's Toronto...
Hajrullahu Field Goal Helps Argonauts Capture Wild Home Victory over Redblacks
Argos capture wild 27-24 win over Redblacks--TORONTO - Ricky Ray and the Toronto Argonauts' offence made good on their second chance Monday night.Lirim Hajrullahu's 34-yard field goal as time expired earned Toronto a wild 27-24 home win over the Ottawa...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Tuesday, July 25
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...
Immigration Detention System Is Legal, Though Not Always Applied Perfectly: Judge
Immigration detention system is legal: judge--A Federal Court judge says Canada's rules for detaining some foreigners who can't be deported quickly are constitutional though they may not always be applied perfectly.Judge Simon Fothergill says there are...
Interim Leader of New UCP Says His Views on LGBTQ Issues Have Changed
UCP leader says he now supports LGBTQ rights--EDMONTON - Just one day after taking on the helm of the new United Conservative Party in Alberta, interim leader Nathan Cooper is dealing with controversy raised by a past association.At a news conference...
Jays Front Office Looks to 2018 but John Gibbons Still Has Eye on This Season
Gibbons says Jays season not over yet--TORONTO - Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins may be looking to next season but manager John Gibbons is still focused on 2017.Speaking to reporters Monday, a week ahead of the July 31 trade deadline, Atkins acknowledged...
Man Faces First-Degree Murder Charge in Montreal Stabbing That Left Newborn Dead
Man facing eight charges in Montreal stabbing--MONTREAL - A Montreal man was charged Tuesday with the first-degree murder of a newborn as well as seven other counts, including attempted murder in the stabbing of the pregnant mother.Sofiane Ghazi, 37,...
MP Says Not Enough Being Done to Deal with Abandoned Vessels on Canada's Coasts
NDP member wants action on abandoned vessels--HALIFAX - A British Columbia MP is pressing Ottawa to do more to deal with the hundreds of abandoned vessels that blight Canada's coasts and harbours, despite a new federal program announced last month.New...
National Audio 11:15 AM ET
National Audio 11:15 AM ET--NAT076 - (US-Trump-Sessions-Beleaguered) WASHINGTON. x-12s. Speculation is swirling over whether or not U-S President Donald Trump will be firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions. White House communications director Anthony...
National Audio 12:25 PM ET
National Audio 12:25 PM ET--NAT086 - (Britain-Sick-Baby) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-22s There is one more chapter yet to be written in the sad story of British baby Charlie Gard. Reporter Tom Rivers say Charlie's parents are hoping to take the 11-month-old...
National Audio 2:55 AM ET
National Audio 2:55 AM ET--NAT003 - (Polygamy-Charges) CRANBROOK, B-C. x-32s. (Bill Graveland) A B-C judge has found two former bishops from an isolated religious community guilty of practising polygamy. (WA) (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)--NAT004 - (Polygamy-Charges)...
National Audio 3:05 PM ET
National Audio 3:05 PM ET--NAT096 - (EU-Europe-Turkey) BRUSSELS. x-17s. Talks between the European Union and Turkey appear to have done little to ease tensions between the bloc and Ankara over a wave of detentions of human rights defenders, journalists...
National Audio 4:05 PM ET
National Audio 4:05 PM ET--NAT106 - (AFN-Meeting) REGINA. x-15s. The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations has opened the organization's annual meeting with an impassioned plea to end racism. Perry Bellegarde says acts of hatred and violence...
National Audio 4:35 AM ET
National Audio 4:35 AM ET--NAT024 - (ENT-FILM-Detroit-Preview) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HOLLYWOOD. x-35s. (Jason Nathanson) A riot 50 years ago is getting the big screen treatment. A-B-C's Jason Nathanson takes a look. (contains sound) (WA) (SOURCE:ABC)...
National Audio 4:45 PM ET
National Audio 4:45 PM ET--NAT110 - (ENT-MTV-VMAs-Nominations) (FOR PRODUCTION) UNDATED. x-42s. A couple of Canadian superstars are among the five nominees for M-T-V's Video of the Year award. Brampton, Ontario's Alessia Cara is nominated for "Scars...
National Audio 5:35 PM ET
National Audio 5:35 PM ET--NAT121 - (US-Trump-Sessions-Beleaguered) WASHINGTON. x-05s. U-S President Donald Trump says that he is very disappointed in Attorney General Jeff Sessions, but he has not made up his mind whether to fire his longtime ally....
National Audio 6:35 PM ET
National Audio 6:35 PM ET--NAT127 - (ENT-TV-New-Groening-Cartoon) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-26s. (Christopher Watson) The creator of "The Simpsons" as struck a deal with Netflix for a new animated comedy. (opens with sound) (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT128...
National Audio 7:15 AM ET
National Audio 7:15 AM ET--NAT062 - (US-Trump-Russia-Probe) WASHINGTON. x-32s. (Sagar Meghani) White House senior adviser Jared Kushner will be answering questions today from another set of congressional investigators. (WA) (SOURCE:The Associated Press)...
National Audio 8:45 AM ET
National Audio 8:45 AM ET--NAT070 - (US-Trump-Sessions-Beleaguered) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-23s. U-S President Donald Trump started his day with another round of Twitter attacks aimed at Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Trump is calling for a...
National Audio 8:55 PM ET
National Audio 8:55 PM ET--NAT139 - (ENT-OBIT-Barbara-Sinatra) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-21s. (Christopher Watson) The fourth wife of legendary singer Frank Sinatra has died. (opens with music) (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT140 - (US-Congress-Health-Overhaul)...
Newfoundland Report Calls for Overhaul of Policy of Inclusion in the Classroom
Task force calls for overhaul of inclusion--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The Newfoundland and Labrador government should scrap its existing policy on classroom inclusion, an expert panel says in a newly released report that found students, parents and teachers...
New Trial Ordered for Woman without Lawyer over Lack of Disclosure
New trial ordered for woman without lawyer--Crown prosecutors and a judge failed in their duties to an Ontario woman who represented herself at her arson trial, an appeal court said in overturning her conviction.In a decision released Tuesday, the Court...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Wildfires-BC) (Audio: 116)The B-C Cattleman's Association says ranchers in B-C's Interior have seen their livelihoods disappear in an instant due to wildfires, and the emotional and financial toll of returning to scorched fields, damaged infrastructure...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(AFN-Meeting)Children will be a prime focus of the Assembly of First Nations annual meeting opening today in Regina.The A-F-N says chiefs and delegates will discuss key issues and determine strategy to advance First Nations priorities based on Treaty...
Ontario Man Pleads Guilty in Air Canada Flight Disruption Case
Guilty plea in Air Canada flight disruption case--An Ontario man who pleaded guilty in a case involving a dramatic disturbance on an Air Canada flight is now facing the prospect of up to two decades behind bars.Brandon Courneyea's admission of interference...
Ontario Premier to Lead Trade Mission to China and Vietnam
Ontario trade mission heads to China, Vietnam--TORONTO - Premier Kathleen Wynne will be leading a trade mission to China and Vietnam this fall.It is her third mission to China, which she says is a direct reflection of how important the partnership is,...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Pharma-Payments)Ontario could become the first province to require that any payments made by private drug companies to doctors should be made public.The province is consulting with patient groups, health-care providers and the pharmaceutical...
--Ontario Update-
---(Wettlaufer-Nursing-Hearing)Former nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer -- who killed eight seniors in her care with insulin overdoses -- has been found guilty of professional misconduct by Ontario's nursing regulator.Wettlaufer pleaded guilty to the first-degree...
Parliament Audio 1:15 PM ET
Parliament Audio 1:15 PM ET--P04 - (Cda-Trudeau-Horgan) OTTAWA. x-20s. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he and B-C Premier John Horgan didn't talk much about the TransMountain pipeline project when they met for the first time today in Ottawa. But while...
Petronas-Backed Pacific NorthWest LNG Megaproject in B.C. Scrapped
Pacific NorthWest LNG project scrapped--Malaysian national energy giant Petronas and its partners scrapped the Pacific NorthWest LNG megaproject Tuesday, ending months of anticipation on the fate of what would have been one of Canada's largest private...
Portuguese Man-of-War Showing Up Far from Home in Atlantic Waters
Portuguese man-of-war spotted at N.S. beach--HALIFAX - Unwanted visitors of the gelatinous kind are making their way to Nova Scotia waters, spooking some swimmers who have come across potentially lethal Portuguese man-of-war that have travelled far from...
Prairie Audio 1:50 PM MT
Prairie Audio 1:50 PM MT----PR08 - (AFN-Meeting)REGINA. x-14s. The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations has opened the organization's annual meeting with an impassioned plea to end racism. Perry Bellegarde said First Nations face alarming...
Prairie Audio 6:50 AM MT
Prairie Audio 6:50 AM MT--PR01 - (Mba-Health-Cuts)WINNIPEG. x-08s. Seventeen nurse positions are being cut at Winnipeg's Health Sciences Centre. The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority says among those affected is a senior nurse specialist who was responsible...
--Prairie Update-
(Mba-Police-Shooting)Winnipeg police say one of their officers shot a suspect following a brief traffic pursuit that ended in a crash.Police say yesterday's pursuit lasted less than a minute, and a number of people from the vehicle were put under arrest.Chief...
--Prairie Update-
---(AFN-Meeting-Fiscal-Changes)Leaders attending the Assembly of First Nations annual meeting in Regina say they are pleased with changes made by the federal government that give them more control over money.First Nations leaders say they'll be able...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
(Impaired-Tractor-Mower)A Manitoba man found driving a tractor-mower in the dark on a road leading to the Trans-Canada Highway has been charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle.R-C-M-P say officers pulled over a man on a John Deere riding mower...
Prep-LifeWatch
---(Alta-Abortion-Pill)Alberta is the latest province to cover the cost of a medical abortion pill.Health Minister Sarah Hoffman says Mifegymiso (MIF'-ah-gye-MEE'-zoh) is now available for any woman in the province who requests it.Hoffman says providing...
QuickQuotes: Supporters, Detractors Weigh in on Pacific Northwest LNG Decision
QuickQuotes: Pacific Northwest LNG decision--VANCOUVER - Malaysian national energy company Petronas announced Tuesday it was walking away from the Pacific NorthWest LNG project, a massive liquefied natural gas development that was to be built in British...
Saskatchewan Reserve to Get Clean Drinking Water after More Than Five Years
Saskatchewan reserve to get clean water--REGINA - Plans are underway to get a Saskatchewan First Nation clean water after more than five years under a drinking water advisory, and to meet a pledge to end such advisories on all reserves.Indigenous Affairs...
Sean Burke, Willie Desjardins to Lead Team Canada in 2017-18 Hockey Campaign
Burke, Desjardins to lead Team Canada--Sean Burke and Willie Desjardins have been charged with finding and leading non-NHL talent for Team Canada at the 2018 Pyeongchang Games.Burke will serve as Canada's GM for the 2017-18 season with former Canucks...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Trudeau-Horgan) (Audio: 02)The future of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is likely to come up when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets B-C Premier John Horgan today in Ottawa.It's the first meeting between the two leaders since Horgan's...
Serial Killer Guilty of Professional Misconduct by Nursing College
Wettlaufer guilty of misconduct: nurses college--TORONTO - The actions of a nurse who killed vulnerable patients in her care were the "most egregious" Ontario's nursing regulator has ever seen, the body said Tuesday as it revoked Elizabeth Wettlaufer's...
Seven Stories in the News for Today, July 25
Seven stories in the news for today, July 25--Seven stories in the news for Tuesday, July 25------HORGAN, TRUDEAU TO MEET FOR FIRST TIME The debate around the planned TransMountain pipeline expansion in British Columbia could intensify today when Prime...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(Wildfires-BC) (Audio: 130)Cooler weather is allowing crews battling more than 150 wildfires across British Columbia a chance to gain the upper hand.However, the forecast is calling for temperatures above 30 degrees and there's no sign of rain in...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Trudeau-Horgan) (Audio: 02)B-C Premier John Horgan campaigned against the TransMountain pipeline expansion and has vowed to keep fighting the project -- which sets up an interesting meeting in Ottawa today.Horgan will sit down with Prime Minister...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(AFN-Meeting-Fiscal-Changes) (Audio: 108)First Nations leaders say they'll be able to do more projects and build more homes because of changes that give them more control over money.First Nations will now be able to carry funding from year-to-year,...
--Sixth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Trudeau-Horgan) (Audio: 01)New B-C Premier John Horgan hits the national and international stage this week with meetings in Ottawa and Washington.Horgan is expected to discuss the proposed 7.4-billion-dollar TransMountain pipeline expansion when...
Small Nuclear Power Reactors: Future or Folly?
Small nuclear power reactors: Future or folly?--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...
Spending from Trump, Trudeau on Infrastructure Could Drive Up Costs: Documents
U.S. infrastructure plan could hurt: docs--OTTAWA - The Trump administration's fledgling promise to spend $1 trillion on repairing American roads and bridges may have some unintended ripple effects in Canada.Newly released documents show that top civil...
SportsCall Audio 3:00 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 3:00 AM ET--NAT013 - (SPORTS-BBA-Athletics-Blue-Jays) (FOR PRODUCTION) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) TORONTO. x-09s Francisco Liriano shook off two straight rough starts to earn his first win since the all-star break as the Blue Jays earned a...
--Tenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Trudeau-Horgan) (Audio: P01)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government stands ready to do everything it can to help British Columbia recover from forest fires sweeping the Interior of the province.And following his meeting this morning...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, July 26
The Canadian Press News Agenda for July 26--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for July 26 as of 9:15 p.m. ET: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times...
The Evaporation of an LNG Project: A Chronology of Pacific NorthWest LNG
Timeline of the Pacific Northwest LNG project--VANCOUVER - Here is a look at how the Pacific NorthWest LNG project evolved over the last several years before the announcement of its demise Tuesday:Feb. 19, 2013: Pacific NorthWest LNG submits its project...
--Thirteenth NewsWatch-
---(CRIME-Pregnant-Woman-Stabbed)A Montreal man has been charged with first-degree murder and seven other counts in the stabbing of a pregnant woman and the death of the newborn.Thirty-seven-year-old Sofiane Ghazi is facing charges of attempted murder...
Today in History - July 25
Today in History - July 25--Today in History for July 25:In 325, the Council of Nicea closed. Regarded as the first ecumenical council, its 300 attending bishops drafted the Nicene Creed and fixed the formula for Easter Sunday.In 1593, the Protestant...
Today in Music History - July 25
Today in Music History - July 25--Today in Music History for July 25:In 1874, "The Maple Leaf Forever," one of Canada's most famous patriotic songs, was said to have been performed for the first time during the laying of the foundation stone for the...
Top News Advisory for Tuesday, July 25
Top News Advisory for July 25--TOP NEWS ADVISORYTuesday, July 256:45 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...
Toronto's Pearson Airport Could Be Hit by Baggage Handlers' Strike on Thursday
Strike could affect Toronto airport--TORONTO - Ground crew for 30 airlines at Pearson International Airport could be walking a picket line Thursday, potentially delaying flights.The union representing 700 Swissport workers at Pearson filed a 72-hour...
Trudeau, Horgan Avoid Public Disagreement over Pipelines in First Meeting
Horgan, Trudeau meet for first time--OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and brand new B.C. Premier John Horgan bent over backwards to appear congenial after their first meeting Tuesday, avoiding any mention of their differing positions on expanding...
Trudeau Insists NAFTA Must Have Dispute Mechanism despite US Demands It Be Eliminated
NAFTA redo must include dispute mechanism: Trudeau--OTTAWA - Any renewal of the North American Free Trade Agreement will have to include a fair process to resolve disputes, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday.In the summary of its objectives in...
--Twelfth NewsWatch-
---(PNW-LNG-Decision)Changing market conditions are being blamed for Pacific NorthWest L-N-G's decision not to proceed with a 36-billion-dollar liquefied natural gas megaproject in northern British Columbia.An executive vice-president at Petronas says...
--Twentieth NewsWatch-
---(Polygamy-Charges) (Audio: 103)A B-C judge has found two former bishops of a religious sect in the tiny community of Bountiful guilty of polygamy.The court heard 60-year-old Winston Blackmore was married to more than two dozen women, while his 53-year-old...
UCP Leadership Candidate Brian Jean Announces His Alberta Balanced Budget Plan
UCP hopeful Brian Jean reveals platform--CALGARY - The campaign for the leadership of the new United Conservative Party kicked off in earnest Tuesday with candidate Brian Jean promising to balance Alberta's budget within three years by cutting government...
WayHome Revises Policy, Allows Attendees to Bring Naloxone
WayHome revises policy on naloxone--TORONTO - An Ontario music festival has reversed a policy that would have banned attendees from bringing their own injectable naloxone kits, saying patrons will be able to trade syringes of the opioid overdose antidote...
What's Making News in British Columbia
What's making news in British Columbia--LNG PROJECT CANCELLATION A PRIVATE SECTOR DECISION: MINISTERThe move by Malaysian energy giant Petronas and its partners to scrap the Pacific NorthWest LNG megaproject was a private sector decision, says British...
When Women Are Surrogate Mothers: Is That Work?
When women are surrogate mothers: is that work?--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...
Whitecaps Loan Canadian Defender Sam Adekugbe to Swedish Club IFK Goteborg
Whitecaps loan Adekugbe to Swedish club--VANCOUVER - Sam Adekugbe is on the move again.The Vancouver Whitecaps announced Tuesday that the 22-year-old defender has been loaned to Swedish first division club IFK Goteborg until the end of 2017.The Canadian...
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