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2017 Canadian Football League Unofficial Touchdown Leaders
2017 Canadian Football League Unofficial Touchdown Leaders--Unofficial 2017 CFL touchdown leaders following Week Five:SIXJe.Johnson, B.C.FIVEJorden, Calgary.FOURLulay, B.C.THREED.Adams, Winnipeg; Ellingson, Ottawa; B.Grant, Saskatchewan; Sinopoli, Ottawa;...
'21 Thunder' Star Draws Inspiration from Canadian Soccer Star Christine Sinclair
How Christine Sinclair inspired '21 Thunder' star--TORONTO - As she stepped into the cleats of a seasoned player turned coach for CBC's new TV series "21 Thunder," actress Stephanie Bennett looked to Canadian soccer star Christine Sinclair for inspiration."I...
ADVISORY-Atl-Calendar
Good morning! Alison Auld is the editor at The Canadian Press in Halifax.If you have copy or audio of interest to the region you can call us at 1-800-565-1595 or 902-422-8496 ext. 225. Toll free fax is 1-800-565-7588. Email us at .---The x- denotes staffing...
ADVISORY-B-C Calendar
Here is Thursday's B.C. calendar:SURREY - Infrastructure funding announcement for the Surrey Museum with MP John Aldag and Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner. (2 p.m. at Surrey Museum, foyer, 17710-56A Avenue )VANCOUVER - Trial of Othman Hamdan, accused of using...
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...
AFN Chiefs Pass a Resolution Calling for Changes to National MMIW Inquiry
AFN chiefs want changes to MMIW inquiry--REGINA - Assembly of First Nations chiefs have rejected a call for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to replace the commissioners on the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.However,...
Andrei Markov Not Returning to Canadiens Next Season, Joining KHL
Andrei Markov not returning to Canadiens--MONTREAL - After 16 seasons with the Montreal Canadiens, defenceman Andrei Markov is heading back to Russia.The 38-year-old said on a conference call on Thursday that he will play in the KHL and possibly the...
Argos Linebacker Woods Feeling Fine after Following Concussion Protocol
Woods feeling fine after following protocol--TORONTO - Bear Woods understands the risks he takes playing football.The veteran linebacker will make the trip to Regina on Saturday when Toronto visits the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Woods missed the second...
Atlantic Audio 2:45 PM AT
Atlantic Audio 2:45 PM AT--AT01 - (NS-Surplus)HALIFAX. x-13s. The Nova Scotia government says it closed the 2016-17 fiscal year with a surplus of 149.6 million dollars. The figure is about 110 million dollars higher than stated when this year's budget...
--Atlantic Update-
(NS-Homicide-Fire)A 27-year-old Nova Scotia man is facing a charge of second-degree murder after a woman's body was found inside a burned out shed in April.R-C-M-P say Joshua Eric Crowell of Upper Sackville was arrested without incident in Halifax and...
--Atlantic Update-
---(NL-Right-Whale)The Department of Fisheries and Oceans say the carcass of a North Atlantic right whale has washed ashore on the west coast of Newfoundland.The federal department says in a tweet that it's unknown if it's one of the previously spotted...
At the Turn: After 25 Years, Timeless, Top-Shelf Osprey Valley Looks to Future
At The Turn: timeless Osprey Valley turns 25--ALTON, Ont. - Glen Abbey may be the focus of the golf world this week, but a rough-hewn diamond in the heart of the Credit River Valley is quietly charting a course towards becoming Ontario's ultimate golf...
Baloney Meter: How Deep Does the Canada Child Benefit Cut Child Poverty Rates?
Is the child benefit a child-poverty fighter?--OTTAWA - "The (Canada Child Benefit) means more money for nine out of 10 Canadian families, and it means 300,000 fewer kids living in poverty across this country." -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau---Touting...
B.C. Court Acquits Four Men Accused of Human Smuggling in Tamil Migrant Case
Four men accused of human smuggling not guilty--VANCOUVER - Four Sri Lankan men accused of bringing dozens of Tamil migrants to Canada aboard a dilapidated cargo vessel eight years ago have been found not guilty of human smuggling.Prosecutors argued...
B.C. Premier Says Canada-U.S. Close to Deal on Softwood but Negotiations Intense
B.C. premier says Canada-U.S. softwood pact close--VICTORIA - British Columbia Premier John Horgan says Canada and the United States are close to reaching a softwood lumber trade deal that could come as early as next month.Horgan made the comments Thursday...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Softwood-Lumber-Horgan)B-C's premier says a new Canada-U-S softwood lumber deal could come as early as next month.John Horgan's comments came during a conference call from Washington, D-C, where he has been meeting with American trade officials...
Blue Jays Sweep Oakland Athletics Thanks to Another Walkoff Homer
Three Jays ejected as Toronto sweeps Oakland--TORONTO - Steve Pearce and Kendrys Morales hammered their way into the Blue Jays record book Thursday afternoon as Toronto finished off a four-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with panache.There were some...
Canada Pleased by U.S. Decision to Scrap Border Tax Proposal: Freeland
Canada praises decision to drop border tax--OTTAWA - Canadian officials are praising a U.S. decision to drop a contentious border tax proposal, suggesting its death signals an open-mindedness in the Trump administration on open borders and free trade.Canada...
Canada's Oleksiak Advances to 100 Freestyle Final at World Championships
Oleksiak advances to 100 freestyle final--BUDAPEST, Hungary - Canada's Penny Oleksiak advanced to the women's 100-metre freestyle at the world swimming championships after finishing sixth in Thursday's semifinals.The 17-year-old from Toronto, who is...
Canada Wants Renewed NAFTA to Include Easier Cross-Border Movement of Labour
Labour mobility key ask for Canada in NAFTA--OTTAWA - Enhanced labour mobility is high on the list of goals for the Canadian government as it gears up for next month's start of negotiations on a renewed North American Free Trade Agreement.Ohio-based...
Canadian Appmaker Brings Ride-Hailing Service to Rwanda's Motorcycle Taxis
Canadian brings ride-hailing app to Rwanda--In Rwanda, Canadian expat Barrett Nash says you don't need a morning coffee if you take a taxi to work. That's because most taxis are motorcycles and riding on one gives you enough adrenaline to wake right...
Canadian Cars Turning Electric without Government Forcing the Issue: Industry
Forced phase-out of gas cars unlikely in Canada--OTTAWA - Great Britain and France intend to bar outright the sale of any gas powered vehicles by 2040 but even one of the biggest proponents of electric cars in Canada says that's likely an impossible...
Canadian International Kadeisha Buchanan Named Big 12 Female Athlete of the Year
Buchanan named Big 12 athlete of the year--TORONTO - Canadian international Kadeisha Buchanan has been named the 2016-17 Big 12 Female Athlete of the Year.The 21-year-old centre back from Brampton, Ont., is the first West Virginia University student-athlete...
Celebrity Birthdays for July 27
Celebrity birthdays for July 27--Celebrity Birthdays for July 27:TV producer Norman Lear is 95.Guitarist Tony Romandini is 89.Actor Jerry Van Dyke ("Coach") is 86.Sportscaster Irv Cross is 78.Actor John Pleshette ("Knots Landing") is 75.Acadian folksinger-songwriter...
Deadly Midway Accident in U.S. Prompts Edmonton Fair to Shutter Ride
Edmonton fair shutters ride as precaution--EDMONTON - A popular midway ride at this week's K-Days fair and exhibition in Edmonton has been shut down as a precaution after a deadly accident involving the same attraction at the Ohio State Fair.North American...
Drug Expert Urges Patients on High-Dose Painkillers to Get Naloxone
Patients on high-dose painkillers urged to get naloxone--TORONTO - A prominent drug safety expert says some people dependent on high-dose prescription opioids should consider having another drug on hand at all times -- a naloxone kit in case of overdose.Dr....
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(AFN-Meeting)Assembly of First Nations chiefs have passed a resolution calling for changes to the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.The resolution -- at their annual meeting in Regina -- calls on the federal government...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Wildfires-BC) (Audio: 81)A rapidly moving forest fire has forced more people to flee their homes in the B-C Interior.The Thompson-Nicola Regional District declared a local state of emergency and issued two evacuation orders last night covering about...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(AFN-Meeting)Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde is steering a middle course, with First Nations leaders divided about the troubled inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.Some chiefs attending the A-F-N's...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Thursday, July 27
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...
Eskimos Set to Host Lions in a Battle for Top Spot in the CFL's West Division
Eskimos host Lions with first place at stake--B.C. Lions head coach and general manager Wally Buono gathered his team after practice this week and told his players to treat Friday's game against the Edmonton Eskimos like any other.Sure, first place in...
Federal Government Announces Plan to Protect Caribou after Legal Action Taken
Ottawa announces plan to protect caribou--OTTAWA - The federal government has come up with a proposed plan to protect Canada's threatened boreal caribou population, three months after a wildlife conservation group took the environment minister to court...
Federal Minister Says GM Salmon Project for P.E.I. Requires Assessment
GM salmon project will require assessment--CHARLOTTETOWN - The federal government says a proposal to produce the world's first genetically modified salmon for human consumption in P.E.I. will face environmental assessment.In a letter to a group of environmental...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---<(US-Cda-Border-Tax) (Audio: P04)Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is welcoming word that Trump administration officials and congressional leaders have scrapped plans for an import-based tax system.Freeland has posted on social media that...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Military-Transgender) (Audio: 61)U-S President Donald Trump has declared a ban on transgender troops serving anywhere in the U-S military, leaving currently serving trans soldiers in limbo.The president's Twitter proclamation drew bipartisan...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Military-Transgender)Demonstrators gathered in New York City and San Francisco to protest U-S President Donald Trump's ban on transgender troops.Several hundred people flocked to a military recruitment station in Times Square, holding signs...
Fisheries Officials to Examine Dead Right Whale That Washed Ashore in N.L
Dead right whale washes ashore in N.L.--TROUT RIVER, N.L. - The latest North Atlantic right whale to be found dead on the East Coast is so decomposed officials say we will likely never know what killed it."It's a very flattened whale. It's like a right...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Wildfires-BC) (Audio: 114)Many of the residents of Williams Lake, B-C are able to return to their homes after being chased out by a wildfire.But Mayor Walt Cobb says the fire is still burning nearby and people will have to be ready to leave again...
--Fourth NewsWatch-
---(Wildfires-BC)More people have been displaced by wildfires in the B-C Interior.Local authorities evacuated 39 properties last night in the Monte Lake area east of Kamloops.Another 58 were placed on evacuation alert, meaning they could be vacated at...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Thursday, July 27
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...
Jays Pitcher Marcus Stroman Says He's Not about to Change Emotional Approach
Stroman says he's not about to change--TORONTO - Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman's emotions are always close to the surface. On Thursday they bubbled over.The right-hander was ejected along with manager John Gibbons and catcher Russell Martin in a beef triggered...
Jean Machine's New Owners Look to Spruce Up Stores in Effort to Woo Shoppers
Jean Machine owners betting on denim comeback--TORONTO - Four months after acquiring Jean Machine, the new owner of the denim retailer says it plans on "cleaning up" the look of its stores as part of an effort to woo back customers.Gerry Bachynski, president...
Liberals Set Up Fast-Track System for Infrastructure Bank Approvals
Feds set up fast-track for infrastructure bank--OTTAWA - The federal infrastructure bank is many months away from opening its doors, but Liberals have given a group of civil servants the power to help fast-track approval of projects for private funding...
Mackenzie Hughes Ignores Pressure of Playing at RBC Canadian Open
Hughes ignores pressure at RBC Canadian Open--OAKVILLE, Ont. - There's tons of pressure on Mackenzie Hughes. Playing near his hometown, in his national championship, with dozens of family and friends in the gallery watching. But the PGA Tour rookie is...
Manitoba Appears Open to Private Marijuana Sales When Pot Becomes Legal
Manitoba government looking for pot sellers--WINNIPEG - The Manitoba government raised the distinct possibility Thursday that it may allow private retailers to sell marijuana when recreational use of the drug becomes legal next July.The Progressive Conservative...
Man's Security Clearance Revoked after Father Found to Be Biker Gang Member
Man's security clearance revoked over dad being in biker gang--TORONTO - A Federal Court judge has ruled that the government was right to revoke an aircraft mechanic's security clearance because his father was a member of a motorcycle gang.The ruling...
Men's Canadian Open Winners List
Men's Canadian Open winners list--Past winners of the men's Canadian Open:2016 _ Jhonattan Vegas 2015 _ Jason Day2014 _ Tim Clark2013 _ Brandt Snedeker2012 _ Scott Piercy2011 _ Sean O'Hair2010 _ Carl Pettersson2009 _ Natan Green2008 _ Chez Reavie2007...
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 (15,191.36, up 19.97 points):Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE). Oil and gas. Up 94 cents, or 9.45 per cent,...
National Audio 1:05 PM ET
National Audio 1:05 PM ET--NAT103 - (US-Trump-Military Transgender) WASHINGTON. x-42s. (Sagar Meghani (SAH'-gur meh-GAH'-nee)) The Pentagon says transgender troops can keep serving openly in the U-S military for now. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT104...
National Audio 11:15 AM ET
National Audio 11:15 AM ET--NAT086 - (US-Foxconn-Plant) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-32s. (Ryan Burrow) There's a huge economic boost for the state of Wisconsin as tech manufacturer Foxconn announced plans to build a major American factory, bringing...
National Audio 12:45 PM ET
National Audio 12:45 PM ET--NAT098 - (US-Scaramucci-Leak-Tweet) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-28s. (Karen Travers) White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci has said he's going to crack down on leaks inside the Trump Administration...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT001 - (AFN-Missing-Murdered-Women) REGINA. x-05s. The families of missing and murdered Indigenous women say a national inquiry has already failed, and they're calling for "a hard reset" of the process. Many made emotional...
National Audio 2:55 AM ET
National Audio 2:55 AM ET--NAT005 - (US-State-Fair-Ride-Malfunction) COLUMBUS, Ohio. x-17s. Officials say a ride that broke apart at the Ohio State Fair, killing one man and injuring seven other people, had passed its inspections. Governor John Kasich...
National Audio 3:15 PM ET
National Audio 3:15 PM ET--NAT113 - (US-State Fair-Ride Malfunction) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-29s. (Ryan Burrow) Ohio's governor says the state fair will go on, but they won't forget what happened when a ride broke apart in mid-air, killing one...
National Audio 3:45 PM ET
National Audio 3:45 PM ET--NAT118 - (Pearson-Strike) TORONTO. x-14s. About 700 ground crew workers at Canada's busiest airport could go on strike tonight if they vote to reject a contract offer from their employer, Swissport. One issue on the table is...
National Audio 4:05 AM ET
National Audio 4:05 AM ET--NAT018 - (Business-Minute) TORONTO. x-59s. (Adam Burns) The Canadian Press Business Minute. (SOURCE:The Canadian Press) --NAT019 - (US-Trump-Military-Transgender-Reaction) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) SAN FRANCISCO. x-08s. Protesters...
National Audio 4:15 PM ET
National Audio 4:15 PM ET--NAT122 - (US-Trump-Military Transgender) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-28s. (Mark Remillard) The U-S military is still waiting on guidance from the Trump administration after his surprise announcement yesterday that the military...
National Audio 4:55 AM ET
National Audio 4:55 AM ET--NAT032 - (ENT-Justin-Bieber-Accident) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LOS ANGELES. x-28s. (Alex Stone) Justin Bieber was involved in a car accident in Beverly Hills late Wednesday night. A-B-C's Alex Stone reports from Los Angeles. (SOURCE:ABC)...
National Audio 5:05 AM ET
National Audio 5:05 AM ET--NAT038 - (ENT-People-Jason-Bateman) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HOLLYWOOD. x-14s. Jason Bateman was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in a ceremony on Wednesday. His friend and sometimes co-star Jennifer Aniston praised...
National Audio 5:15 AM ET
National Audio 5:15 AM ET--NAT044 - (US-Martin-Shkreli-Trial) NEW YORK. x-31s. (Warren Levinson) Closing arguments are set to start today in the fraud trial of a former pharmaceutical executive and current social media troll. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)...
National Audio 5:35 PM ET
National Audio 5:35 PM ET--NAT132 - (US-Forbes-Highest-Paid-Comedians) (FOR PRODUCTION) UNDATED. x-32s. Forbes has crowned Jerry Seinfeld as the king of the club when it comes to the highest-paid, stand-up comedians. The magazine estimates Seinfeld brought...
National Audio 5:45 AM ET
National Audio 5:45 AM ET--NAT053 - (ML-Israel-Palestinians) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) JERUSALEM. x-18s. Muslim religious leaders in Jerusalem have lifted a prayer boycott at a holy site after Israeli officials removed the last remaining parts of a new security...
National Audio 6:15 PM ET
National Audio 6:15 PM ET--NAT138 - (US-Trump-Sessions) WASHINGTON. x-34s. (Sagar Meghani) U-S Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he'll stay on the job as long as President Donald Trump wants him. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT139 - (US-Phil-Mickelson-Insider-Trading)...
National Audio 6:45 PM ET
National Audio 6:45 PM ET--NAT146 - (Softwood-Lumber-Horgan) VICTORIA. x-19s. British Columbia's premier says Canada and the United States appear close to reaching a deal on softwood lumber trade, and it could come as early as next month. John Horgan...
National Audio 7:25 AM ET
National Audio 7:25 AM ET--NAT066 - (Israel-Palestinians) (FOR PRODUCTION) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) JERUSALEM. x-23s. Muslim religious leaders are calling for peace in East Jerusalem now that Israeli officials have removed security equipment from the entrances...
National Audio 7:55 AM ET
National Audio 7:55 AM ET--NAT070 - (US-Tractor-Trailer-Trafficking-Deaths) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-19s. A U-S federal hearing for the truck driver accused in the deaths of ten immigrants found in his semi-trailer in Texas has been cancelled....
New Brunswick Pay-for-Plasma Clinic Opens, Aims for 1,000 Weekly Donors
Pay-for-plasma clinic opens in Moncton--MONCTON, N.B. - The head of a company that pays people to donate blood plasma says he's hoping to get at least 1,000 donors a week at a newly opened clinic in New Brunswick.Canadian Plasma Resources CEO Barzin...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Pearson-Strike)About 700 ground crew workers at Canada's busiest airport are on strike after rejecting a contract offer from their employer.Teamsters Union Local 419 says the unionized workers at Toronto's Pearson International Airport voted 95 per...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Wildfires-BC)At least 14 new forest fires started in B-C in the past 24 hours.One fast-moving blaze that broke out yesterday afternoon forced the evacuation of at least 60 properties near Monte Lake, about 50 kilometres east of Kamloops.The B-C Wildfire...
Nova Scotia Surplus Rises to $149 Million, but Tax Revenue Lower Than Expected
Nova Scotia surplus rises to $149 million--HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia government closed the books on the 2016-17 fiscal year Thursday, registering a surplus of nearly $150 million -- about $110 million more than the Liberals touted on the campaign trail...
N.S. Police Chief Elects Trial by Judge Alone on Sex Charges Involving Girl, 17
N.S. police chief elects trial by judge alone--BRIDGEWATER, N.S. - A Nova Scotia police chief facing sex charges involving a 17-year-old girl has elected to have the case heard in Supreme Court by judge alone.John Collyer of the Bridgewater police force...
--Ontario Update-
---(Via-Rail-Accessibility)An Ontario couple say they feel like they're back at square one after hearing that Via Rail is trying to limit the scope of a policy to make its trains more accessible.Marie Murphy and Martin Anderson, who both use mobility...
--Ontario Update-
---(Pearson-Strike)About 700 ground crew workers at Canada's busiest airport will find out later today if they go on strike.Members of Teamsters local 419, representing baggage handlers, cargo handlers and other ground staff, are voting today on a new...
Owner of Spice Shop in Hot Water in Quebec over English-Only Website
Spice shop website targeted--MONTREAL - The owner of a Montreal spice shop that is struggling financially says he may close it because of pressure from Quebec's language watchdog over an English-only website.Peter Bahlawanian, who owns a Los Angeles...
Pace of Cord-Cutting in Canada Slowed Last Year, Says Broadcast Regulator
CRTC says cord-cutting growth rate declines--GATINEAU, Que. - The pace at which Canadians are switching from conventional television services to internet-based TV appears to be slowing after three years of accelerated growth, according to the country's...
Parliament Audio 4:15 PM ET
Parliament Audio 4:15 PM ET--P03 - (AFN-Meeting) OTTAWA. x-12s. Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde says First Nations leaders are divided on what to do about the troubled national public inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous...
Prairie Audio 2:50 PM MT
Prairie Audio 2:50 PM MT----PR12 - (Sask-Tubal-Ligation)SASKATOON. x-07s. The Saskatoon Health Region is apologizing to Indigenous women who felt coerced into having surgery that prevented them from having more children. The agency commissioned the report...
--Prairie Update-
(Mba-Politicians-Pay)There will be no pay raises for provincial politicians in Manitoba for the next two years.An independent commissioner appointed to decide salaries, allowances and retirement benefits has decided on a zero per cent increase for members...
--Prairie Update-
(Alta-Wildfire-Report)Fort McMurray's mayor says other places facing the threat of wildfires can learn from the northeastern Alberta city's experience.Melissa Blake points to a new report on lessons learned from last year's wildfire, which recommends...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
(Sask-Harvest)Harvest has started earlier than normal in the southwest part of Saskatchewan because of extremely dry conditions and yields are not expected to be very good.Swift Current regional crop specialist Kale Wilson says some early peas have been...
Prep-LifeWatch
---(US-Diabetes-Threat-Growing)The threat of diabetes stretches across the U-S, but it appears some areas are getting hit harder than others.Gallup and Sharecare teamed up to analyze diabetes prevalence across key demographics.The finding suggest that...
Prevention, Disaster Management Key Lessons from Fort McMurray Wildfire: Report
Report out on lessons from Fort McMurray wildfire--FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - A report on lessons learned from the Fort McMurray wildfire recommends improved prevention measures along with better disaster management and evacuation planning.The Regional Municipality...
Qatar to Push Opening of Transportation Links at UN Agency Special Hearing
Qatar to make case at UN agency special hearing--MONTREAL - Qatar's battle with four Middle Eastern neighbours will be fought in Montreal on Monday where the country's transportation minister will urge a UN agency to pressure the countries to reopen...
Quebec Bus Driver Attacked with Baseball Bat in Dispute over Cat
Quebec bus driver attacked with bat--SHERBROOKE, Que. - A passenger struck a Quebec bus driver in the head with a baseball bat after a dispute over a cat, police said Thursday.Sherbrooke police said a man boarded the city bus Wednesday evening carrying...
Quebecer Wins a Million in Lottery for Second Time in Nine Years
Quebecer two-time lottery millionaire--QUEBEC - There are lucky men, and then there's Jules Parent.For the second time in nine years, the 69-year-old Quebecer has won $1 million playing the lottery."I know very well that the probability of winning is...
Saskatoon Health Region Apologizes for Tubal Ligations on Indigenous Women
Apology to women coerced into tubal ligation--SASKATOON - The Saskatoon Health Region has apologized to Indigenous women who felt coerced into surgery that prevented them from bearing more children.The agency commissioned an independent report earlier...
Schniederjans, Chappell, Every Move into Five-Way Tie for First at Canadian Open
Five-way tie for first at RBC Canadian Open--OAKVILLE, Ont. - Sitting in the clubhouse at Glen Abbey Golf Course during a nearly two-hour suspension of play Ollie Schniederjans, Kevin Chappell and Matt Every all killed time in different ways. But when...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Military-Transgender) (Audio: 06)U-S President Donald Trump's abrupt ban on transgender troops has been met with protests in New York and San Francisco.Trump announced the policy shift on Twitter yesterday, saying trans people in the military...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Cda-Border-Tax)There won't be a contentious border tax proposal from the U-S, suggesting its death signals an open-mindedness in the Trump administration on open borders and free trade.Canada is pleased to see the decision.Foreign Affairs Minister...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Softwood-Lumber-Horgan)B-C Premier John Horgan meets with top U-S trade officials today in Washington to talk about the softwood lumber dispute.One of his meetings will be with U-S Trade Secretary Robert Lighthizer, who is considered President Donald...
SHARE Report Finds There Is Poor Corporate Reporting on Indigenous Issues
Poor reporting on Indigenous issues: report--A group that advises activist shareholders hopes a new report will do for Indigenous issues what has already been done for environmental causes -- put them on the boardroom table."The purpose is to start to...
Six Stories in the News for Today, July 27
Six stories in the news for today, July 27--Six stories in the news for Thursday, July 27------CANADIAN MILITARY TROLLS TRUMP ON TRANSGENDER ISSUEU.S. President Donald Trump has declared that he is reinstating a ban on transgender people serving in uniform,...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Border-Tax) (Audio: p05)Trump administration officials and congressional leaders are no longer considering an import-based tax system to rewrite the tax code -- a development that pleases Canadian officials.Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland...
--Sixth NewsWatch-
---(US-Trump-Military-Transgender) (Audio: 74)The first openly gay head of any U-S military service says transgender service members are probably feeling very confused and very frightened about their futures.Former U-S Army secretary Eric Fanning says...
SportsCall Audio 3:00 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 3:00 AM ET--NAT017 - (SPORTS-BBA-Red-Sox-Mariners) SEATTLE. x-11s. The Red Sox avoided their first five-game losing streak in two years and kept their one-game lead in the A-L East by beating the Mariners 4-0 in Seattle. Mariners outfielder...
Surveillance Plane Crews Strained after Three Years Flying over Iraq, Syria
Aurora crews strained after 3 years in Iraq--OTTAWA - The Canadian military is hoping the recent withdrawal of one of its Aurora surveillance planes from the fight against the Islamic State will help ease what had become a serious strain on the fleet's...
Tembec Shareholders Approve Takeover by Rayonier Advanced Materials
Tembec shareholders endorse takeover--MONTREAL - Shareholders in Quebec forestry firm Tembec have overwhelmingly endorsed a friendly takeover offer by Rayonier Advanced Materials, a chemical products company based in Florida.About 95 per cent of shareholders...
--Tenth NewsWatch-
---(Wildfires-BC) (Audio: 81)Emergency Management B-C says more help is coming for communities that have taken in thousands of forest fire evacuees.Robert Turner says the relentless fire conditions have taken a toll on fire crews, volunteers and more...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for July 28
The Canadian Press News Agenda for July 28--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for July 28 as of 8:14 p.m. ET:x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage.Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times local...
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from Aug. 6-12
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from Aug. 6-12--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Sunday, Aug. 6 to Saturday, Aug. 12; x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability....
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