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2017 Canadian Football League Performers of the Week/Month
2017 Canadian Football League Performers of the Week/Month--Performers of the week and month for the 2017 season as announced by the Canadian Football League:PERFORMERS OF THE WEEKWeek 141. James Wilder, Jr., RB, Toronto Argonauts; 2. Darvin Adams, WR,...
2017 Major League Baseball's Players of the Week List
2017 MLB Players of the Week List--Players of the week for the 2017 season as announced Monday by Major League Baseball:AMERICAN LEAGUESept. 25 _ Aaron Judge, RF, N.Y. YankeesSept. 18 _ Corey Kluber, SP, ClevelandSept. 11 _ Eric Hosmer, 1B, Kansas City...
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 Tuesday's B.C. calendar:CHILLIWACK - Sentencing expected for Jonathan Talbot after he pleaded guilty to two counts under B.C.'s Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act for violations that occurred at Chilliwack Cattle Sales. (9:30 a.m. at Courtroom...
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 Says Women Reaching Parity on Appointments to Boards, Agencies
Alberta says reaching gender parity on boards--EDMONTON - The Alberta government says it is achieving gender parity for those appointed to its agencies, boards, and commissions.Stephanie McLean, the minister for Service Alberta, says one third of board...
--Atlantic Update-
---(NSBudget)It's budget day in Nova Scotia -- and the province's Liberal government is poised to table a financial plan that will look very familiar to some.Premier Stephen McNeil says the budget is largely the same as the one presented on April 27th.That...
--Atlantic Update-
(NS-Budget)Nova Scotia Finance Minister Karen Casey says the province's budget builds on the one that was shelved due to the election and fulfills promises to deliver back-to-back surpluses and lower taxes.The Liberal government has re-introduced a 10.5-billion-dollar...
BC Audio 7:45 AM ET
BC Audio 7:45 AM ET--BC02 - (Campaign-Finance-BC)TORONTO. x-21s. British Columbia's new N-D-P government is experiencing a backlash after walking back its election pledge not to use public money to pay political parties. But an analysis from The Canadian...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-MMIW-Inquiry-Smithers)A woman has told a public inquiry about the ongoing losses she has suffered following the death of her mother, whose naked body was found along B-C's Highway of Tears in 1978.Vicki Hill says her mother Mary Jane Hill couldn't...
Calgary Stampeders Prepare to Empty Their Gas Tank before Bye Week
Stampeders wary of struggling Alouettes--CALGARY - After grinding out key wins over division rivals in recent weeks, the challenge for the Calgary Stampeders is to not let their guard down.A bye week is on their horizon, but the struggling Montreal Alouettes...
Canada Pushes Inclusion of Strong, Progressive Labour Standards in NAFTA
Canada wants progressive labour standards--OTTAWA - Canada is pushing for the inclusion of enforceable, progressive labour standards in a rewritten North American Free Trade Agreement, aimed at compelling Mexico to pay workers higher wages and do away...
Canadian Sailors Find 'Near Total Devastation' on Hurricane-Ravaged Island
Canadian sailors find 'near total devastation'--ROSEAU, Dominica - A storm-ravaged Caribbean island caught in the eye of hurricane Maria's ferocious winds and torrential rains has suffered "near total devastation," the captain of a Canadian warship anchored...
Canadians Favour Marijuana Legalization, Curious about Weed Edibles: Survey
Canadians curious about pot edibles: survey--HALIFAX - Canadians appear to have an appetite for marijuana-infused munchies, according to a new survey that found a healthy majority both supported the legalization of recreational pot use but had clear...
Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 26
Celebrity birthdays for Sept. 26--Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 26:Actor Philip Bosco is 87.Actor Richard Herd is 85.South African nationalist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is 81.Actor Jonathan Goldsmith is 79.Country singer David Frizzell is 76.Actor Kent...
Correctional Officers Plead for Federal Help Including National Treatment Centre
Correctional officers plead for federal help--OTTAWA - Prison staff suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder need a national treatment centre to help them, the union representing Canada's correctional officers said Tuesday as it urged the federal...
Costly Citrus: Florida's 'Decimated' Crops Could Send Prices Climbing
Citrus costs could climb after Irma decimates crops--VANCOUVER - The price of a mimosa at brunch or bag of oranges at the grocery store may jump in the coming weeks, experts say, after hurricane Irma left some of the state's citrus producers completely...
Creative Economy Focus of New Liberal Culture Policy, but Not New Taxes
No Netflix tax coming in culture policy--OTTAWA - The federal government's approach to culture was drafted in an era when rabbit ears perched on top of TV sets, but a major speech by Heritage Minister Melanie Joly on Thursday is expected to set things...
Declaring a Water Crisis over Isn't the End of the Ordeal
Declaring a water crisis over isn't the end of the ordeal--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...
Design of New Housing Supplement Critical to Its Success, CMHC Head Says
Feds work out details of new housing benefit--OTTAWA - Federal officials are working out the kinks in a government plan to tie housing assistance to the person who needs help, not the place where they are living.Benefits have traditionally been tied...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Boeing-Bombardier)Bombardier has been slapped with a 219 per cent duty on the sale of its C-S-100 commercial jets to Delta Airlines by the U-S Department of Commerce.This stems from a trade complaint from American rival Boeing, which had complained...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Kids-Sports-Drinks)Six years after the American Academy of Pediatrics came out against kids and teens using energy drinks, the Canadian Paediatric Society is following suit.It released a new position statement today saying anyone between the ages...
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---(HMCS-St-Johns-Maria) (Audio: 89)The captain of a Canadian warship says the Caribbean island of Dominica has been completely wiped out by hurricane Maria.Commander Gord Noseworthy and the crew of H-M-C-S St. John's have been working since Sunday to...
Eric McCormack Reflects on the Impact of 'Will & Grace' and the Show's Return
Eric McCormack on impact of 'Will & Grace'--TORONTO - When "Will & Grace" originally aired, the cast didn't want to take credit for any shift in social attitudes toward the LGBTQ community, says Canadian star Eric McCormack.The 1998 sitcom, which...
European Rail Manufacturers Announce Deal, Leaving Bombardier out in Cold
Siemens and Alstom to join rail forces--MONTREAL - European railway manufacturers Siemens Mobility and Alstom announced a merger Tuesday that leaves Montreal-based Bombardier Transportation facing a new "European champion" and a substantially larger...
Extreme Heat Taking Toll on Kids, Teachers in Schools: Union
Heat taking toll on kids in schools: union--Unionized elementary school teachers in Ontario say this week's heat wave has made conditions in many classrooms "unbearable" and it's taking a toll on students who are stuck in schools without air conditioning.The...
Family of Slain Teen Hannah Leflar Shares Its Grief at Sentencing Hearing
Family shares its grief at sentencing hearing--REGINA - The mother of a teenage girl who was brutally stabbed to death by the boy she had rejected took aim at another youth who helped in the crime, telling him he "ushered her to her death."A visibly...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(NAFTA-Negotiations) (Audio: P02)Two labour unions say a Canadian proposal to raise labour standards in the North American Free Trade Agreement is vastly superior to an American text, and they're accusing the United States of stonewalling progress...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(Bombardier)The Trump administration is widely expected to side with Boeing today in the American aerospace giant's dispute with its Canadian competitor, Bombardier.The U-S Department of Commerce is set to announce its decision this afternoon on Boeing's...
--First NewsWatch-
---(MMIW-Inquiry-Smithers) (Audio: 03)A commissioner for the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women says she expects powerful testimony at hearings that begin in B-C today.Michele Audette says she's already felt a lot of emotion from victims'...
Former B.C. Finance Minister Mike De Jong, Michael Lee Announce Liberal Run
More Liberal leadership hopefuls join B.C. race--VICTORIA - British Columbia's former finance minister Mike de Jong has announced his bid to lead the provincial Liberal party, joining a race that already includes two other past cabinet ministers and...
Former Canada 'Keeper, Toronto FC Defender Ask for Hurricane Relief Help
LeBlanc, Hernandez ask for hurricane help--TORONTO - Former Canadian goalkeeper Karina LeBlanc, who spent her early years in Dominica, has added her voice to those asking for urgent help for the hurricane-devastated Caribbean island.LeBlanc, now retired...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Boeing-Bombardier)European railway manufacturers Siemens and Alstom have announced a merger, leaving Montreal-based Bombardier Transportation out in the cold.The memorandum of understanding is described as a merger of equals with each owning half...
--Fourth NewsWatch-
---(NAFTA-Negotiations)With NAFTA negotiations set to move on to more contentious issues today, Canada's chief negotiator will meet with her U-S and Mexican counterparts.Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland will hold a working dinner in Ottawa...
Freshii Scales Back Growth Plan for First Year as Public Company, Stock Falls
Freshii scales back growth targets--VANCOUVER - Health-food eatery chain Freshii Inc.'s stock shed about a third of its worth Tuesday after the company scaled back its aggressive expansion plans."Today's announcement is extremely disappointing to me,"...
Guillermo del Toro Really Is at Home with Monsters and Wants You to Come Inside
Del Toro really is at home with monsters--TORONTO - For the next three months, the Art Gallery of Ontario offers a door into the complex, challenging mind of filmmaker, writer, visionary Guillermo del Toro.It's a world of freaks, Frankenstein heads,...
Halifax Men Plead Guilty in Prison Assault of Accused Killer Dennis Oland
Men plead guilty in Dennis Oland jail attack--MIRAMICHI, N.B. - Two fellow inmates have pleaded guilty to assaulting Dennis Oland while he was receiving visitors in a New Brunswick prison last summer, as the Crown revealed for the first time the details...
Halifax Police Officer Charged with Assault after Arrest outside Downtown Bar
Halifax police officer charged with assault--HALIFAX - A Halifax Regional Police officer has been charged with assault following an arrest outside a downtown bar last spring.Ron MacDonald, director of the Serious Incident Response Team, said the independent...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 10 A.M. Tuesday, Sept. 26
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory--Good morning 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...
Heart Researcher, Ottawa U Exec, Appointed Canada's Chief Scientist
Ottawa researcher tapped to be top scientist--OTTAWA - First he named her the country's top scientist.Then Justin Trudeau tried to take Mona Nemer out with a robot.It was all in a day's work for the prime minister, a self-confessed "nerd" who on Tuesday...
Human Rights Commission Calls on Ontario to End Segregation of Mentally Ill
End segregation of mentally ill: commission--TORONTO - The Ontario Human Rights Commission is calling on the provincial government to ban the use of segregation in its jails for people with mental illness, except in exceptional circumstances.It has filed...
Impact Seek Win over NYC, Help from D.C. United, to Get into Playoff Position
Impact look to end home losing run vs NYC--MONTREAL - All those points frittered away at home earlier in the season cost the Montreal Impact control of their own destiny.So the seventh-place Impact (11-13-6) must find a way to beat second-place New York...
Information Watchdog 'Disappointed' with Liberal Access-to-Info Bill
Info watchdog 'disappointed' by Liberal bill--OTTAWA - The federal information watchdog says she is "generally very disappointed" with a Liberal bill that would revise the law intended to give Canadians access to federal files.Information commissioner...
Invictus Games Helps a Former Medic Live Her Life Instead of Just Surviving It
Invictus Games helps former medic adjust to new life--When Elizabeth Newman was training for the Invictus Games, she found that preparing for the competition helped her adapt to the changes that have taken place in her life after being medically released...
Jordan Staal Leads Hurricanes in 6-2 Win over Oilers in Pre-Season Play
Staal leads Hurricanes over Oilers--EDMONTON - Scott Darling wasn't sorely tested in his debut in net for the Carolina Hurricanes.Jordan Staal scored twice and added an assist and Teuvo Teravainen also had two goals as the Hurricanes came away with a...
Kennedy Buffs Still Looking for Answers in Dallas More Than 50 Years Later
JFK controversy lives on at Sixth Floor Museum--DALLAS - Dealey Plaza and the historic buildings that border it remain much as they were on that fateful noon hour in November 1963. The controversy also lives on, scribbled on the inside of the wooden...
Kinder, Gentler Jacob Markstrom Ready to Take Next Step in Canucks' Crease
Canucks' Markstrom ready to take goalie reins--VANCOUVER - It's not hard to get a read on Jacob Markstrom when things aren't going well.The goalie for the Vancouver Canucks will sometimes bristle at questions from the media he doesn't like after a poor...
Laraque Calls Penguins' Decision to Visit White House 'Embarrassing'
Laraque slams Pens for White House decision--Former NHL player Georges Laraque says it is embarrassing that the Pittsburgh Penguins are willing to visit the White House.The retired enforcer said Monday that hockey showed its conservative face while National...
Liberals Reject Conservative Choice to Lead Status of Women Committee; Walk Out
Liberals walk out of status of women committee--OTTAWA - The Liberals made a big spectacle today to show their opposition to nominating an alleged anti-abortion Conservative M-P as head of the Standing Committee on the Status of Women.All the Liberal...
Life with Alzheimer's Is 'OK' 16 Months after Husband Diagnosed: Raitt
Life with dementia "OK", says MP Raitt--OTTAWA - Sixteen months after finding out the love of her life had early-onset Alzheimer's disease, Conservative MP Lisa Raitt says she has learned that living with someone who has dementia is tough but 'OK.'Raitt...
Man Banned from Running in Alberta Provincial Elections Can Run Now: Judge
Alberta politician facing ban can run again: judge--CALGARY - A judge is giving a persistent, would-be Calgary politician another chance at running for office.Jamie Lall ran as an independent candidate in the last Alberta provincial election after being...
Mearns Back Behind the Bench as Canada Seeks to Defend Men's Lacrosse World Title
Mearns returns as Canada lacrosse coach--OTTAWA - Randy Mearns will return as head coach when Canada defends its men's lacrosse world title next year in Israel.The Canadian Lacrosse Association announced Tuesday that Mearns will be behind Canada's bench...
Missing, Murdered Women Inquiry Hears Stories of Loss at First B.C. Hearing
Inquiry hears stories of loss at first B.C. hearing--SMITHERS, B.C. - Mary Jane Hill wasn't there to witness the birth of her grandchildren or to see them graduate from high school. She won't be there when her daughter needs her most, when she's in pain,...
Montero Set for Emotional Seattle Return as First-Place Whitecaps Visit Sounders
Whitecaps' Montero set for Seattle return--Fredy Montero isn't sure what to expect Wednesday night.One of the catalysts for the resurgent Vancouver Whitecaps, the striker will be making his return to Seattle to take on the rival Sounders -- the club...
More Federal Cash for Water, Sewer Systems Won't Solve Wave of Problems: Report
Feds should reduce water system cash: Report--OTTAWA - A new report from a bipartisan think-tank says the federal government should scale back its spending on water and sewage systems in Canadian cities for each community's financial good.The Ecofiscal...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (15,474.12, down 42.11 points):Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up 13 cents, or 6.07...
NAFTA Talks: Seeing the Benefits through the Bluster
NAFTA talks: Seeing the benefits through the bluster--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...
National Audio 10:25 AM ET
National Audio 10:25 AM ET--NAT063 - (US-Kushner-Private-Email) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-10s. U-S House Republicans and Democrats are demanding details on the use of private emails by some of President Donald Trump's closest advisers. The New...
National Audio 1:15 PM ET
National Audio 1:15 PM ET--NAT083 - (Quebec-Uber) MONTREAL. x-12s. Ride-hailing company Uber says it will cease operating in Quebec by mid-October if the province doesn't rescind new rules introduced last week. Uber's Quebec general manager Jean-Nicolas...
National Audio 12:55 PM ET
National Audio 12:55 PM ET--NAT077 - (US-Trump-Puerto-Rico) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-08s. U-S President Donald Trump says he will visit Puerto Rico next week to get a first-hand look at the devastation from hurricane Maria. Trump complimented...
National Audio 1:55 PM ET
National Audio 1:55 PM ET--NAT092 - (US-Gun-Shop-Theft-Wisconsin) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-28s. (Ryan Burrow) A U-S federal grand jury in Wisconsin has convicted a man who sent a threatening manifesto to the White House. (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT093 -...
National Audio 2:25 PM ET
National Audio 2:25 PM ET--NAT097 - (Court-Martial-Sex-Assault) HALIFAX. x-10s. A court martial for a member of the Royal Canadian Navy accused of sexual assault and ill treatment of a subordinate has been delayed. Master seaman Daniel Cooper, a naval...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT003 - (MMIW-Inquiry-Smithers) SMITHERS. x-13s. The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women is set to hold hearings in Smithers, B-C, today. Yesterday, commissioners joined family members and advocates...
National Audio 2:55 PM ET
National Audio 2:55 PM ET--NAT099 - (Child-Protection-Images) CALGARY. x-16s. A new report from the Canadian Centre for Child Protection says victims of childhood sexual abuse often suffer great distress over the fact video or pictures of the crimes...
National Audio 3:45 PM ET
National Audio 3:45 PM ET--NAT105 - (Tropical-Weather) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico. x-12s. More than 3.4 million people still lack adequate food, water and fuel five days after hurricane Maria pounded Puerto Rico as a Category 4 hurricane. Puerto Rican Governor...
National Audio 4:35 AM ET
National Audio 4:35 AM ET--NAT015 - (ENT-TV-Jimmy-Kimmel-Live!) LOS ANGELES. x-17s. In his monologue last night, late night host Jimmy Kimmel joked about how U-S President Donald Trump keeps portraying Obamacare as a "disaster," in hopes that will make...
National Audio 5:25 PM ET
National Audio 5:25 PM ET--NAT118 - (US-North-Korea) WASHINGTON. x-15s. President Donald Trump is warning North Korea about the consequences if the U-S is forced into taking military action. His comments come amid escalating rhetoric between between...
National Audio 5:55 AM ET
National Audio 5:55 AM ET--NAT033 - (ENT-TV-The-Late-Late-Show) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LOS ANGELES. x-23s. During his monologue on "The Late Late Show," host James Corden joked about U-S President Donald Trump's tweets about N-F-L players over the weekend....
National Audio 6:55 PM ET
National Audio 6:55 PM ET--NAT131 - (MMIW-Inquiry-Smithers) UNDATED. x-34s. (Beth Leighton) Powerful testimony is expected as the national inquiry into missing and murdered women holds hearings this week in Smithers, British Columbia. Strong emotions...
National Audio 7:05 AM ET
National Audio 7:05 AM ET--NAT048 - (ENT-TV-Dancing-With-The-Stars) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-31s. (Christopher Watson) Who was the first to go home on this season's "Dancing with the Stars?" (opens with and contains sound) (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT049...
National Audio 7:35 PM ET
National Audio 7:35 PM ET--NAT137 - (Scary-Flight) UNDATED. x-19s. A passenger aboard a flight from Vancouver to Chicago yesterday says there were some tense moments as the pilot swerved to avoid crashing into a smaller aircraft. Callum Snape says the...
National Audio 8:35 PM ET
National Audio 8:35 PM ET--NAT144 - (Tropical Weather) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico. x-09s. U-S officials say the devastation in Puerto Rico from hurricane Maria presents logistical challenges, with badly damaged airports and seaports making it difficult to...
Nature Conservancy Finds Endangered Greater Sage Grouse on Saskatchewan Property
Nature Conservancy finds 10 species at risk--REGINA - Biologists have made a discovery on a swath of native grassland in southwest Saskatchewan that they are calling exciting, but are also hesitant to talk about.Mike Burak, with the Nature Conservancy...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Boeing-Bombardier)Bombardier's hopes for breaking into the U-S commercial aviation market took a massive blow today, as the U-S Department of Commerce proposed a hefty 219 per cent duty on its C-Series jets.The department ruled in a preliminary decision...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Bombardier)Bombardier shares are falling on multiple European media reports the French government has approved the merger of Alstom with German railway manufacturer Siemens.That's a blow to the Montreal-based company, which is also believed to have...
Nova Scotia in Tax Fight with Ottawa over Lottery Terminals on Reserves
Province in tax fight over Indigenous VLTs--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia and the federal government are battling in court over $50-million in potential tax revenues from video lottery terminals operated on First Nations.In an appeal filed last November, the...
N.S. Budget: Health Spending Up Slightly after Election Focused on Problems
N.S. budget offers small health spending hike--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's Liberal government, which had promised to address the health care problems that dominated the spring election campaign, drew derisive opposition reviews by adding only $6.2 million...
Number of Homeless Aboriginal People, Seniors Growing in Metro Vancouver: Report
High rents, low incomes plague homeless: report--VANCOUVER - Final numbers from Metro Vancouver's latest homeless count show that more Aboriginal people and seniors are living in shelters and on the streets.The report says about one-third of the 3,506...
Ontario Minor Hockey Makes Transgender Training Mandatory for Coaches
Ontario minor hockey enacts transgender training--Education on transgender athletes is mandatory for all of Ontario's minor hockey coaches, trainers and managers this season, the latest step in a series of changes stemming from a human rights complaint...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Hydro-Ads)Energy Minister Glenn Thibeault says ads about the Liberals' hydro plan are important because they include information about the Ontario Electricity Support Program for low-income ratepayers.The Liberals are increasing the benefits...
--Ontario Update-
---(Schools-Heat)The union representing public school elementary teachers says a heat wave baking southern Ontario has made conditions in many classrooms "unbearable."The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario is calling on the province to take steps...
Paralympian Tells Court about Challenges after Accident Left Her a Quadriplegic
Paralympian describes life after diving accident--REGINA - A Paralympian says doing simple things like recovering from a scratch and making a bed have become immensely more difficult since an accident left her a quadriplegic.Miranda Biletski is suing...
Pediatricians Say Kids, Teens Should Avoid Sports and Energy Drinks
Kids, teens told to avoid sports drinks--TORONTO - Kids and teens should not drink sports or energy drinks, the Canadian Paediatric Society says in a new position released Tuesday that takes a stand against the sugary beverages.Dr. Catherine Pound, co-author...
Penny Oleksiak, Kylie Masse Headline Canadian Swim Team for Commonwealth Games
Oleksiak leads Canada's swimmers Down Under--OTTAWA - World champion backstroker Kylie Masse and Olympic champion Penny Oleksiak will lead Canada's swim team into the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.Masse, of LaSalle, Ont., set a world record in...
Photo Advisory
Photo advisory--The Canadian Press photo advisory additions for Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists.UPDATES TRANSMISSION TIMESHALIFAX--Canadian...
Pilot Narrowly Avoids Crash with Glider on Vancouver-to-Chicago Flight
Vancouver-to-Chicago flight avoids crash--VANCOUVER - A passenger aboard a flight from Vancouver to Chicago says there were some tense moments as the pilot swerved to avoid crashing into a smaller aircraft.Callum Snape was flying on a United Airlines...
Prairie Audio 12:20 PM MT
Prairie Audio 12:20 PM MT----PR02 - (Child-Protection-Images)CALGARY. x-18s. A new report from the Canadian Centre for Child Protection says victims of childhood sexual abuse often require long-term therapy to deal with the trauma they suffered at the...
--Prairie Update-
(Mba-Stabbed-Officer)A 35-year-old Winnipeg police officer who was stabbed on the weekend has been released from hospital after undergoing surgery to remove the broken tip of a knife blade from his arm.George Van Mackelbergh of the Winnipeg Police Association...
--Prairie Update-
---(Liberal-Abortion-Blocked-Nomination) (Alta Note)A vote on nominating Alberta M-P Rachael Harder as head of the Standing Committee on the Status of Women prompted a walkout by Liberal members of the committee.The Liberals make up a majority on the...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
(Wheat-Research)A new report outlines the future priorities for wheat research in Saskatchewan. It took 18 months of consultations to develop the document.Cereals Canada president Cam Dahl says the priorities include higher yields, improved tolerance...
Prep-LifeWatch
---(Teens-Cancer-Photography)Toronto's Sick Kids Hospital has launched a new program aimed at helping teenage cancer patients.Photovoice encourages teenagers to use photography to express their feelings about their diagnosis and treatment, and sharing...
Public Money Is Already in Politics and Is Better Than the Alternative: Experts
Public money in politics is a good thing: experts--VANCOUVER - The amount of public money parties would receive under British Columbia's new campaign finance rules before the next provincial election is virtually identical to the amount political donors...
Quebec Shared Concerns with Feds over Tax Proposals, Right from the Start
Quebec always leery of fed tax plan: minister--NEW YORK - Quebec wasted little time in making Ottawa aware "right from the start" about its concerns with the federal government's proposed -- and now hotly contested -- tax reforms, the province's finance...
Recording of Child Sexual Abuse Haunts Already Reeling Victims: Research
Images of sexual abuse haunt victims: report--OTTAWA - Victims of childhood sexual abuse often suffer great distress over the fact video or pictures of the crimes are circulating in cyberspace -- adding to the pain they are already experiencing, says...
Sailor's Court Martial on Sex Charge Delayed after Defence Lawyer Withdraws
Sex assault court martial delayed in Halifax--HALIFAX - A court martial for a member of the Royal Canadian Navy accused of sexual assault and ill treatment of a subordinate has been delayed because his lawyer withdrew from the case due to "irreconcilable...
Saskatchewan's Top Mountie Defends Decision Not to Chase Truck Involved in Crash
Saskatchewan top Mountie defends chase policy--SASKATOON - The head of Saskatchewan's RCMP is defending the decision to not chase a stolen truck involved in a fatal collision last week.Assistant commissioner Curtis Zablocki told a provincewide radio...
Saskatchewan Woman Gets 1 Year in Jail for Taking Part in Beating, Robberies
Judge admonishes woman for vigilante attack--PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - A Saskatchewan woman who took part in a vigilante attack as well as helping rob two liquor stores has been sentenced to a year in jail.Destiny Rabbitskin, who is 21, of Prince Albert,...
Screening Scrapped in Victoria as Group Cancels Fibbing Filmmaker's Contract
Screening cancelled over 'justice pricing' spat--VICTORIA - Mounting protests against a filmmaker who planned to charge higher admission to white men attending the screening of his movie have led a Victoria theatre society to cancel its contract to show...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(NAFTA-Negotiations)Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland will meet with chief negotiators from the U-S and Mexico today, as NAFTA talks move on to more contentious issues.Freeland says the current round of negotiations in Ottawa has seen progress...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(Boeing-Bombardier)The U-S Department of Commerce has clobbered aerospace giant Bombardier with a hefty 219 per cent duty on the sale of its C-S-100 commercial jets to Delta airlines following a trade complaint from rival, Boeing.The department ruled...
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