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About 26 Rescue Dogs Travel from Shelters Texas to N.S. to Find Homes
Rescue dogs travel to N.S. from Texas--HALIFAX - Dozens of stray dogs facing uncertain futures in storm-damaged Texas are now settling into foster homes in Nova Scotia.Volunteers with the Save A Life Canada Animal Rescue Society arrived in Dartmouth...
Advisory-Prairie-Calendar
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'A Huge Boon:' Alberta Town Hopes to Pull New Kind of Energy from Old Gas Well
Town to pull new kind of energy from gas well--EDMONTON - An Alberta town is planning to pull a different kind of energy from the abandoned oil and gas wells that ring its outskirts.Hinton, west of Edmonton on the edge of the Rocky Mountains, is teaming...
AI Weiwei on the Need for Humanity in the World's Refugee Crisis
Ai Weiwei on the far-right movement--TORONTO - Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei says Canada holds a very important role in welcoming refugees as other countries close their borders.The outspoken artist was in Toronto to accept the Adrienne Clarkson...
Alberta Leadership Candidate Brian Jean Apologizes for Using Slur in Quebec Rant
Brian Jean apologizes for rant against Quebec--DRAYTON VALLEY, Alta. - A candidate for the leadership of Alberta's United Conservative Party is apologizing for calling Quebec's position on Bombardier "retarded."Former federal MP Brian Jean tweeted that...
Andy Rautins' Full Beard Speaks of His Years Playing for Gaziantep in Turkey
Rautins: "Lifelong dream" to play for Raptor--VICTORIA - Andy Rautins' considerable facial hair says everything about where he's been for the past two years.No longer the fresh-faced player who departed for Europe several years ago, Rautins arrived at...
Astronomer Explains How 'Star Trek: Discovery' Warps Science
Astronomer explains how 'Star Trek: Discovery' warps science--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...
--Atlantic Update-
(NS-Municipal-Expenses)Proposed legislation in Nova Scotia would put municipal politicians under the same expense rules as their provincial counterparts.The amendments to the Municipal Government Act and the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter are...
--Atlantic Update-
---(PEI-Growing)Prince Edward Island has more than 150-thousand residents for the first time in its history.Statistics Canada estimates the province's population increased by 1.7 per cent over the past year, which is higher than the national average.Premier...
Babcock Says League Shifting Responsibility on Coaches with Challenge Rule Change
Babcock says league "put it on the coaches"--Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock says the NHL has shifted accountability onto him and his staff as the league attempts to fix coach's challenges for offsides. The NHL announced rule changes Wednesday...
BC Audio 6:15 PM ET
BC Audio 6:15 PM ET--BC05 - (BC-Salmon-Run)VANCOUVER. x-15s. B-C's Fraser River sockeye salmon return is coming in well below this year's forecast. The federal government says it's implemented most recommendations from a 2012 report aimed at revitalizing...
BC Audio 8:35 AM ET
BC Audio 8:35 AM ET--BC02 - (Hiker-Dead)NORTH VANCOUVER. x-18s. A day of rock climbing on Vancouver's North Shore mountains ended in tragedy when one climber fell to his death. North Shore Rescue spokesman Mike Danks says it happened yesterday afternoon...
B.C. Municipalities Want Campaign Finance Reform Ahead of 2018 Local Elections
B.C. municipalities want campaign finance reform--VANCOUVER - Municipalities in British Columbia want the provincial government to restrict the role of money in local politics in time for next year's elections.The request came Thursday after a resolution...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Money-Laundering-Review)A former deputy commissioner of the R-C-M-P and Correctional Service Canada will lead a review aimed at dealing with the issue of money laundering in the gambling industry in B-C.Peter German has been appointed by the...
BlackBerry Reports Q2 Profit, Higher Sales from Software and Services
BlackBerry shares surge on Q2 profits--BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB) chief executive John Chen touted the company's progress in its strategic shift away from its legacy handset business after it reported record software and services revenue on Thursday, sending...
Bombardier Won't Be Shocked by Another High CSeries Duty Next Week
Bombardier prepared for another high duty--MONTREAL - Bombardier Inc. says it won't be shocked if it gets hit with another large tariff next in a U.S. duty decision Wednesday after being surprised by massive preliminary duties unveiled against its CSeries...
Brazil Mounts Curling Challenge against Canada for World Championship Berth
Brazil challenges Canada in curling--OTTAWA - Brazil has challenged world champion Canada for the right to compete in the 2018 men's world curling championship.The Americas Zone is guaranteed two spots in the world championship March 31 to April 8 in...
Canada Kicked Tires on Used Kuwaiti Jets, Now Looking Down Under: Sajjan
Feds kicked tires on Kuwaiti jets: Sajjan--OTTAWA - Canada kicked the tires on the idea of buying used fighter jets from Kuwait to address a shortage of CF-18s, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan revealed Thursday, but found they wouldn't be ready in time.The...
Canadian Friends and Playboy Models Pay Tribute to Hugh Hefner
Canadian Playboy models pay tribute to Hefner--MONTREAL - Canadian models and friends of Hugh Hefner remembered the Playboy mogul Thursday as an "extraordinary" man whose legacy reached far beyond the magazine he founded.Toronto filmmaker Brigitte Berman,...
Canadian Industries Concerned about Knock-On Effects of Bombardier Tariffs
Industries concerned about U.S. trade action--CALGARY - The U.S. Department of Commerce's decision this week to slap major tariffs on Bombardier has raised concerns about ripple effects across Canada's trade exposed industries.Jean Simard, president...
Court Rules in Favour of Suncor on Random Drug Testing; Union to Keep Fighting
Legal victory for Suncor in drug-testing saga--CALGARY - Energy giant Suncor Energy has won another victory in a years-long legal battle over random drug and alcohol testing at its northeastern Alberta oilsands sites.Suncor (TSX:SU) started randomly...
Court Tells Ottawa to Reconsider 1952 Pipeline Deal on B.C. Reserve
Appeal court sides with band on pipeline deal--VANCOUVER - The Federal Court of Appeal has set aside a government decision approving the expansion of Kinder Morgan's oil pipeline through the Coldwater Indian Band reserve south of Merritt, B.C.In a split...
Cultural Review-Update
OTTAWA - The Liberal government has unveiled its plan to promote and encourage Canadian culture at home.Heritage Minister Melanie Joly's much-awaited reboot of federal cultural policy includes some new tax dollars, but the government is also highlighting...
David Johnston Feted as the People's Governor General at Farewell Ceremony
Johnston says goodbye after seven years as GG--OTTAWA - As he prepares to return to private life after seven years as Governor General, David Johnston is being toasted as a warm and genial man of the people who connected deeply with Canadians.Johnston's...
Deaths Prompt Police, Insurers to Target N.L.'S 'Insane' Driving Culture
N.L.'s 'insane' driving culture under microscope--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Tom Hickey says he feels safer on the roads almost anywhere else in North America -- Toronto, New York, L.A."It's insane," said Hickey, president of Wedgwood Insurance, one of Newfoundland...
DHX Media Poised to Tap Exploding Demand for Premium Video Content
DHX poised to tap exploding content budgets--TORONTO - DHX Media Ltd. (TSX:DHX.B) says it's well-positioned to take advantage of exploding budgets as industry giants like Netflix, Disney and others look for family-friendly premium content for their video-on-demand...
Don Cherry Calls Media Coverage of Kneeling Protests Hypocritical
Cherry criticizes media coverage of protests--Hockey commentator Don Cherry believes media coverage of athletes kneeling during the playing of national anthems has been hypocritical.The popular TV personality best known for his Coach's Corner segment...
Don Cherry Calls Media Coverage of Kneeling Protests Hypocritical
Cherry criticizes media coverage of protests--Hockey commentator Don Cherry says media coverage of athletes kneeling during the playing of national anthems has been hypocritical.The "Hockey Night in Canada" personality posted a statement to his verified...
Drastic Housing Funding Changes Could Leave Families Homeless, Liberals Warned
Careful overhauling housing help, feds warned--OTTAWA - Tens of thousands of low-income families could end up homeless in the coming years if the Liberal government drastically changes the way it spends billions in affordable housing benefits, warn those...
Egg Donors and Surrogates Need High-Quality Care
Egg donors and surrogates need high-quality care--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...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cultural-Review) (Audio: P04)Heritage Minister Melanie Joly is billing it as a road map for the future of Canada's creative industries.But it's not clear precisely where on the cultural landscape it will end up leading.The new cultural policy includes...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Cultural-Review) (WATCH FOR DATING)After months of consultations, Ottawa is about to unveil its new cultural policy.It will be aimed at making sure its approach to Canadian content is flexible enough to help content creators while also helping them...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Cultural-Review) (Audio: P03)There are some new tax dollars in Heritage Minister Melanie Joly's much-awaited reboot of federal cultural policy, but the government is also highlighting a 500-million-dollar deal with Netflix.The internet streaming...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cultural-Review-Media) (Audio: P13)Calling it a snub to so-called legacy media, the chair of News Media Canada says today's announcement from the federal government about a new cultural renaissance is leaving the country's struggling newspaper industry...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(Cultural-Review)It appears red and white could be the new black.According to a government source, Netflix will invest hundreds of millions of dollars in producing Canadian content over the next five years.It's part of a major overhaul to the government's...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Cultural-Review) (Audio: 01)Heritage Minister Melanie Joly is set to unveil a long-awaited reboot of Canada's cultural policy that includes a landmark deal with Netflix.A government source says the American streaming giant will invest at least 500-million...
Five Stories in the News for Today, Sept. 28
Five stories in the news for today, Sept. 28--Five stories in the news for Thursday, Sept. 28------NETFLIX MONEY PART OF NEW CULTURAL PLANAn agreement that Netflix will invest at least $500 million in original productions in Canada is set to be part...
Former Cabinet Minister Judy Foote Bids Farewell to House of Commons
Judy Foote says goodbye to politics--OTTAWA - With tears in her eyes and her daughters and granddaughters watching from the gallery, MP Judy Foote bade farewell to the House of Commons on Thursday by urging more women to take up the challenges of politics.The...
Former Junior Star Fucale Waits for Chances with Canadiens Deep in Goaltending
Habs Fucale waits for chances in goal--BROSSARD, Que. - With all his accomplishments in junior hockey, Zach Fucale was expected to be making his mark in the NHL by now.But the Laval, Que., native finds himself fourth on the depth chart of the Montreal...
Former Stamps Star Nik Lewis Set to Visit McMahon Stadium for Likely the Last Time
Lewis's latest return to McMahon likely his last--CALGARY - Given his professional career filled with awards and records, controversy and championships, Nik Lewis says his rookie season feels like a distant memory."Like a million years ago," said Lewis,...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cultural-Review) (Audio: P14)Canadian offices for an online streaming giant is just one component of the Trudeau government's newly announced cultural renaissance.A 500-million-dollar agreement with video-streaming giant Netflix will see the company...
--Fourth NewsWatch-
---(MMIW-Inquiry-Smithers)A commissioner for the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women says she's committed to asking the hard questions.Marie Audette told a hearing in Smithers, B-C yesterday that commissioners understand this...
Gas-Plants Judge Deals Prosecution Blow by Disqualifying 'Expert' Witness
Gas-plants judge deals prosecution big blow--TORONTO - The case against two former top political aides in Ontario accused of illegally destroying emails in the premier's office took a serious blow Thursday when the judge ruled a key prosecution witness...
Government's Access to Info Bill a Step Backwards, Not Forward: Watchdog
Info bill a step backwards, not forward: czar--OTTAWA - A government bill that is supposed to increase transparency for Canadians would actually do the opposite, the federal information watchdog said Thursday.In a report presented to Parliament, information...
Greater Focus on Off-Season Conditioning Has Lowry & Co. in Top Form
Off-season conditioning has Raptors fit--VICTORIA - Norm Powell has always been a big fan of three-a-days. But three workouts in six hours?The Toronto Raptors combo guard arrived at training camp in the "best shape of my life" after a gruelling off-season...
Head Coach Paul Maurice Getting Sense of Jets Lineup after 5-3 Win over Senators
Maurice getting sense of Jets lineup--WINNIPEG - Paul Maurice is getting a clearer picture of the Winnipeg Jets roster after they pumped out a 5-3 come-from-behind victory over the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday.Dustin Byfuglien, Bryan Little and Nic Petan...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Thursday, Sept. 28
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...
Health Systems Often Discriminate against Indigenous Patients: Philpott
Health systems often discriminatory: Philpott--OTTAWA - Aboriginal physicians are praising Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott for acknowledging discrimination that unfolded at her Toronto-area practice prior to her political life -- an issue...
Henderson Would Look to Team Captain for Guidance on White House Visit
Henderson weighs in on sports and politics--TORONTO - If retired hockey great Paul Henderson were invited to the White House after winning a championship, he'd look to his teammate wearing the 'C' to make the call on attendance plans."Well I was a team...
Hillary Clinton Thrills Toronto Crowd with Part Feminist, Part Activist Talk
Feisty Hillary Clinton delights Toronto crowd--TORONTO - Former American presidential candidate Hillary Clinton told an appreciative crowd on Thursday that more women in politics is the way to overcome the sexism that pervades the political world, and...
How a Rock Concert Inspires Social Change
How a rock concert inspires social change--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site.___Authors:...
How Rising Interest Rates Could Affect Your Investment Portfolio
Rising rates could affect your portfolio--OTTAWA - The cost of variable-rate mortgages and lines of credit linked to the big bank prime rates have already gone up, but experts say the move by the Bank of Canada to raise interest rates may also affect...
Hunter Knew Grizzly Was Wearing Tracking Collar before Making Legal Kill in B.C
Hunter killed grizzly bear despite tracking collar--EDMONTON - The hunter that killed a notorious female grizzly bear in B.C. after the bear wandered into the province from Alberta knew the animal was wearing a research tracking collar but shot it anyway.The...
Icing and Cargo Weight Contributed to Fatal Ontario Plane Crash, TSB Finds
Icing led to fatal plane crash, TSB says--WINNIPEG - The Transportation Safety Board says ice accumulation and cargo weight led to a fatal plane crash nearly two years ago in northwestern Ontario.The pilot of the Wasaya Airways cargo flight was killed...
Invictus Games about Sport, but Also a Showcase for Some High-Tech Prosthetics
Invictus Games showcase high-tech prosthetics--TORONTO - The Invictus Games in Toronto are not only focusing attention on military veterans and the life-altering injuries they have suffered, but the event is also shining a spotlight on some cutting-edge...
Johnsson Leads Maple Leafs Past Canadiens 4-2 in Pre-Season Game in Quebec City
Johnsson leads Maple Leafs past Canadiens 4-2--QUEBEC - Andreas Johnsson scored and added two assists to power the Toronto Maple Leafs past the Montreal Canadiens 4-2 on Wednesday night in pre-season action.Johnsson assisted on Andreas Borgman's winner...
Judge Grants Injunction to Family of Woman Declared Brain Dead a Week Ago
Brain-dead woman to remain on life support--BRAMPTON, Ont. - A 27-year-old woman declared brain dead by doctors at a Toronto-area hospital will remain on life support following a court ruling on Thursday.Ontario Superior Court Judge Lucille Shaw granted...
Judge Plays Referee in Dispute over Pair of Edmonton Oilers Season Tickets
Judge plays referee in Oilers ticket dispute--EDMONTON - An Alberta judge has refereed a dispute over a pair of Edmonton Oilers season tickets.According to court documents Beverly and Donald McLeod, both avid National Hockey League fans, separated in...
Laurent Brossoit, Connor McDavid Lead Oilers Past Hurricanes 4-0
Brossoit, McDavid lead Oilers past Hurricanes--SASKATOON - Laurent Brossoit and Connor McDavid sent a partisan Edmonton Oilers crowd home happy on Wednesday night in a pre-season NHL game in Saskatoon.Brossoit made 30 stops and McDavid scored twice and...
Liberals Working on Apology for 1939 Decision to Refuse Ship of Jewish Refugees
Liberals working on apology for MS St. Louis--OTTAWA - The federal Liberals are working on an apology for the Canadian government's decision in 1939 to turn away a boat of German Jews hoping to seek asylum in Canada, The Canadian Press has learned.Some...
Manitoba Premier, Winnipeg Mayor Want 'Cooler Heads' in Boeing-Bombardier Spat
Manitoba want 'cooler heads' in Boeing-Bombardier spat--WINNIPEG - Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister is calling for more cooler heads and less overheated rhetoric in the burgeoning aerospace trade war centred around Boeing and Bombardier.It was a plea...
Morneau Talks of 'Technical Fixes' to Reassure Farmers over Tax Proposals
Morneau tries to reassure farmers on taxes--OTTAWA - Finance Minister Bill Morneau tried to reassure farmers Thursday that Ottawa's controversial tax proposals, if introduced, wouldn't impair their ability to bequeath the family farm to the next generation.Morneau...
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 (15,618.25, up 8.59 points):Titan Medical Inc. (TSX:TMD). Health care. Up 3.5 cents, or 12.07 per cent,...
Nanaimo, B.C., Mulls Solution to Damage Caused by Huge Flocks of Canada Geese
Canada geese ruffle feathers on Vancouver Island--NANAIMO, B.C. - Huge flocks of Canada geese can be unwanted pests in any location, but several Vancouver Island cities say the geese have moved past messy and aggressive and are harming the environment.Nanaimo,...
National Audio 10:05 AM ET
National Audio 10:05 AM ET--NAT079 - (Hiker-Dead) NORTH VANCOUVER. x-18s. A day of rock climbing on Vancouver's North Shore mountains ended in tragedy when one climber fell to his death. North Shore Rescue spokesman Mike Danks says it happened yesterday...
National Audio 11:15 AM ET
National Audio 11:15 AM ET--NAT081 - (US-Hurricane Maria-Puerto Rico) WASHINGTON. x-08s. U-S President Donald Trump is waiving federal restrictions on foreign ships' transportation of cargo to Puerto Rico. Trump is under pressure to do more for hurricane-ravaged...
National Audio 2:05 PM ET
National Audio 2:05 PM ET--NAT098 - (Invictus-WE Day) TORONTO. x-19s. Prince Harry delighted thousands of young people in Toronto with a surprise appearance at We Day this afternoon. The crowd was made up of students being recognized for their socially...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT001 - (Cultural-Review) OTTAWA. x-37s. (Terry Pedwell) An agreement that Netflix will invest at least 500-million dollars in original productions in Canada is set to be part of a long-awaited reboot of Canada's cultural...
National Audio 3:25 PM ET
National Audio 3:25 PM ET--NAT104 - (ENT-Julia-Louis-Dreyfus) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HOLLYWOOD. x-29s. (Jason Nathanson) Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been diagnosed with breast cancer. (opens with sound) (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT105 - (Suncor-Random-Testing)...
National Audio 3:35 PM ET
National Audio 3:35 PM ET--NAT108 - (ENT-Julia-Louis-Dreyfus) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HOLLYWOOD. x-20s. Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Reporter Jason Nathanson says the star of "Veep" and "Seinfeld" posted word of her...
National Audio 4:25 AM ET
National Audio 4:25 AM ET--NAT032 - (US-OBIT-Hugh-Hefner) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LOS ANGELES. x-32s. (Alex Stone) Playboy founder Hugh Hefner has died at the age of 91. A-B-C's Alex Stone reports from Los Angeles. (WA) (SOURCE:ABC) --NAT033 - (US-OBIT-Hugh-Hefner)...
National Audio 5:15 AM ET
National Audio 5:15 AM ET--NAT045 - (US-Students-Stabbed) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NEW YORK. x-09s. There were no metal detectors at the New York City school rocked by a deadly stabbing Wednesday. But officials say there will be random checks with metal...
National Audio 5:15 PM ET
National Audio 5:15 PM ET--NAT121 - (ML-Saudi-Women-Car-Dreams) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates. x-16s. Car makers are seeing opportunities to rev up sales in Saudi Arabia after the kingdom announced that females will be allowed to drive for the first time....
National Audio 6:35 PM ET
National Audio 6:35 PM ET--NAT132 - (ENT-Influential-Business-Leaders) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-32s. (Christopher Watson) An entertainment trade journal is out with its list of the most successful business leaders in showbiz. (opens with music)...
National Audio 6:55 AM ET
National Audio 6:55 AM ET--NAT062 - (US-Trump-Russia-Probe-Twitter) WASHINGTON. x-42s. (Shirley Smith) Another social media company is meeting with U-S federal lawmakers today. (SOURCE:The Associated Press) --NAT063 - (US-Trump-Russia-Probe-Twitter)...
National Audio 7:05 AM ET
National Audio 7:05 AM ET--NAT066 - (ENT-TV-Star-Trek-The-Next-Generation-30th) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-39s. (Christopher Watson) Thirty years ago today, "Star Trek: The Next Generation" debuted on television. A-B-C's Christopher Watson takes...
National Audio 7:15 PM ET
National Audio 7:15 PM ET--NAT137 - (US-Abortion-Coverage-Illinois) CHICAGO. x-15s. Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has signed legislation that would provide state health insurance and Medicaid coverage for abortions for low-income women. The Republican...
National Audio 7:45 AM ET
National Audio 7:45 AM ET--NAT070 - (RCMP-Labour-Trial) SAINT JOHN, N.B. x-15s. Observers say the R-C-M-P's Labour Code trial stemming from a New Brunswick shooting rampage has laid bare the tensions and toxic culture within Canada's national police...
National Audio 9:05 AM ET
National Audio 9:05 AM ET--NAT075 - (Hiker-Dead) NORTH VANCOUVER. x-21s. One man has been killed and his climbing partner has severe rope burns to his hands following an accident on a North Shore mountain in B-C. North Shore Rescue spokesman Mike Danks...
NDP Says Nova Scotia Lobbied to Use Private Partnerships for Halifax Hospitals
NDP warns against P3s for Halifax hospitals--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's Liberal government was warned off using a public-private partnership model in its massive redevelopment of Atlantic Canada's largest research hospital Thursday, following the release...
New Citizenship Oath to Include Reference to Treaties with Indigenous Peoples
New citizenship oath nears completion--OTTAWA - A revised oath of citizenship that will require new Canadians to faithfully observe the country's treaties with Indigenous Peoples is nearly complete.The proposed new text was put to focus groups held by...
New Cultural Road Map Could Change Landscape, but Where It Leads Still Unclear
Mixed reviews: Liberals debut cultural plan--OTTAWA - Heritage Minister Melanie Joly unveiled Thursday what she billed as a road map for the future of Canada's creative industries, but precisely where on the cultural landscape it will end up leading...
NHL Preview: Five Players Looking to Bounce Back from Disappointment in 2017-18
Five players looking to bounce back in 2017-18--TORONTO - From suddenly slumping snipers to goalies losing their groove, last season was a forgettable one for some NHL players. Here are five looking to bounce back in 2017-18 after sub-par performances...
NHL Preview: Five Players Poised to Have a Breakout Season in 2017-18
Five players poised to breakout in 2017-18--TORONTO - Every year a few NHL players enter training camp with high expectations for a breakthrough season. Here are five players who could step up their game in 2017-18:1. Sven Andrighetto, Colorado. 2016-17...
NHL PREVIEW: P.E.I. Coaching Duo Set to Coach Expansion Golden Knights
P.E.I. coaching duo set to coach Golden Knights--When Gerard Gallant and Mike Kelly were both out of a job during the 2008-09 NHL season, they would meet up once a week for breakfast in their native province of Prince Edward Island.Different job opportunities...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cultural-Review) (Audio: P08)The Trudeau government's new cultural policy includes a 500-million-dollar, five-year deal with Netflix.Heritage Minister Melanie Joly says she's proud of the investment Ottawa was able to attract from the Internet streaming...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Cultural-Review) (Audio: P02)The new Creative Canada policy framework that Heritage Minister Melanie Joly is rolling out today includes 100-million-dollars in spending over four years to help artists and producers export their work.Joly is also expected...
Nova Scotia Announces $2.7M to Help Black Residents Get Titles to Their Land
N.S. announces $2.7M to help blacks get land titles--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's Liberal government is committed to doing the right thing to help African Nova Scotians gain clear title to land that has been in their families for many generations, a cabinet...
Oil Price Rise Insufficient to Boost Canadian Oilpatch Spending, Analysts Agree
Oil price surge won't spur spending: analysts--CALGARY - A recent surge in oil prices will boost the bottom line of Canadian oil and gas producers but remains well below the minimum level needed to encourage increased investments in the oilsands or conventional...
Ombudsman Offers Opposition Tool to Hammer Quebec Liberals Ahead of Election
Ombudsman hits Quebec Liberals on health care--MONTREAL - Quebec's ombudsman gave the opposition the perfect tool to hammer the government ahead of the 2018 provincial election: she said on Thursday that Liberal efforts to balance the budget are hurting...
On-Field Patience Paying off Huge for Argos Running Back James Wilder Jr
Wilder chasing third straight 100-yard game--TORONTO - The man whose job James Wilder Jr. took is playing a big role in helping first-year Argonaut keep his spot as Toronto's feature running back.Wilder has recorded consecutive 100-yard rushing games,...
--Ontario Update-
---(Plants-Trial)Prosecutors at the trial of two former Ontario political aides say they will continue with their next witnesses after the judge ruled a O-P-P officer could not testify as an expert.Ontario court Judge Timothy Lipson ruled that Robert...
--Ontario Update-
---(Toronto-Pedestrians-Killed)A family outing at a restaurant turned tragic in east-end Toronto last evening when a mother and a child she was carrying across a street struck by a car and died of their injuries in hospital.Police say one of the two...
Parliament Audio 3:25 PM ET
Parliament Audio 3:25 PM ET--P13 - (Cultural-Review) OTTAWA. x-11s. While producer groups are applauding the federal government's new cultural policy, critics are panning it as "disappointing." The group Friends of Canadian Broadcasting calls the plan...
Patrols of Waterways in Thunder Bay, Ont., Saving Lives, Police Say
Waterway patrols saving lives, police say--THUNDER BAY, Ont. - Police in Thunder Bay, Ont., say recently instituted patrols of the city's waterways are saving lives.Since the inception of the patrols in December 2016, police say there have been approximately...
P.E.I.'S Liberal Premier Calls on Ottawa to Delay Implementing Tax Changes
P.E.I. calls on Ottawa to delay tax changes--CHARLOTTETOWN - The Liberal premier of P.E.I. is calling on the Trudeau government to hold off implementing its proposed tax changes, saying they are causing "significant concern and uncertainty."Wade MacLauchlan...
Prairie Audio 1:00 PM MT
Prairie Audio 1:00 PM MT----PR12 - (Bear-148-Dead)CALGARY. x-12s. Alberta Environment Minister Shannon Phillips says a female grizzly bear that wandered from the province into British Columbia, where it was shot by a hunter, was in the wrong place at...
Prairie Audio 2:40 PM MT
Prairie Audio 2:40 PM MT----PR14 - (Suncor-Random-Testing)FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta. x-10s. The union representing thousands of workers at Suncor's northeastern Alberta oilsands operations says it's disappointed in a decision from the Alberta Court of Appeal...
--Prairie Update-
(Mba-NDP-Raffle)Manitoba New Democrats are poking fun at Conservative Premier Brian Pallister's much-publicized vacation home in Costa Rica by raffling off a vacation to the country as part of a party fundraiser.On their website, the N-D-P say the 45-hundred-dollar,...
--Prairie Update-
(Boeing-Bombardier-Bowman) (Mba Note)Manitoba's premier has joined Winnipeg's mayor in calling for cooler heads and less stormy rhetoric in the aerospace trade war between Boeing and Bombardier.But Premier Brian Pallister's plea was immediately rebuffed...
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