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Articles from September 28, 2017

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Redblacks Suffer Another Loss on O-Line before Game against Visiting Roughriders
QB Lindley faces tough test against Roughriders--OTTAWA - Things were already hard enough for Ottawa quarterback Ryan Lindley without another giant hole opening up in the Redblacks' offensive line.With starting quarterback Trevor Harris and back-up Drew...
Regulators Ban Short-Term Binary Options to Protect Canadians from Fraud
CSA bans trading in short-term binary options--CALGARY - Canadian securities regulators have banned short-term binary options, in which investors bet on whether the value of an asset will increase or decrease in timeframes as short as hours or even minutes.The...
Rugby Canada, Trudeau Back Ireland's Bid for 2023 Rugby World Cup
Canada backs Irish Rugby World Cup bid--TORONTO - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has joined Rugby Canada in throwing support behind Ireland's bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup."Here's hoping the luck of the Irish is on your side! #Ireland2023 #RWC2023,"...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(MMIW-Inquiry-Smithers) (Audio: 04)The national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women holds one more day of hearings in Smithers, B-C, today.It's the first of nine communities the inquiry will visit this fall.Yesterday, Claudia Williams...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(Cultural-Review-Media)As the Trudeau government was touting its move today to map the future of Canada's creative industries, critics were already poking holes in the plan.Scott Henderson, with Bell Media, suggested the 500-million dollars over five...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Cultural-Review) (Audio: 02)A federal government source says its new cultural policy won't force Netflix to charge sales tax for their subscriptions or contribute to the same content funds as Canadian broadcasters.But it will see the streaming company...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cultural-Review)The Trudeau government laid out its plan to revitalize the country's creative industries.Heritage Minister Melanie Joly told reporters today that the government has struck a deal with video-streaming giant Netflix to spend 500-million...
--Sixth NewsWatch-
---(RCMP-Labour-Trial) (Audio: 70)A ruling is expected tomorrow in a case that has shone a spotlight on clashes within the R-C-M-P.The force has pleaded not guilty to Labour Code charges stemming from the 2014 Moncton shooting rampage that killed three...
Snoop Dogg Invests in Toronto-Based Seed-to-Sale Cannabis Tracking Software
Snoop Dogg invests in Canadian weed software co.--TORONTO - Rapper Snoop Dogg is digging further into the Canadian cannabis ecosystem, investing in a seed-to-sale software provider as the country prepares for the legalization of marijuana by Canada Day...
Sockeye Salmon Run in B.C. Remains Low While Federal Government Amps Up Response
Sockeye salmon return low despite federal response--VANCOUVER - The federal government says it has implemented most recommendations from a 2012 report aimed at revitalizing British Columbia's Fraser River sockeye salmon run but the outlook for the species...
SportsCall Audio 2:50 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 2:50 AM ET--NAT019 - (SPORTS-BBA-Rays-Yankees) NEW YORK. x-11s. Yankees starting pitcher Luis Severino (seh-veh-REE'-no) and a trio of homers lifted New York over the Rays 6-1. Severino says the Yankees are more focused on how they're...
Stelco Pitches Plan for Growth in Its Proposed Initial Public Offering
Stelco pitches plan for growth in IPO--HAMILTON - Stelco Holdings Inc. is pitching itself as a leaner and more disciplined steelmaker with prospects for growth as it hopes to entice investors to its initial public offering."Stelco has undergone a transformational...
Stop the Presses? Newspapers Snubbed in Liberal Government's Cultural Policy
Newspapers absent from culture strategy--VANCOUVER - The Canadian government's new cultural strategy all but snubs so-called legacy media, industry experts say, and left out some key measures that could have given a boost to struggling newspapers expected...
Supreme Court Denies Federal Evidence to Quebec Gas Price Fixing Lawsuit
Price fixing lawsuit hits evidence snag--OTTAWA - A class-action suit that alleges oil companies and fuel retailers in Quebec were engaged in fixing the price of gasoline hit a pothole Thursday when Canada's highest court blocked it from accessing evidence...
--Tenth NewsWatch-
---(Cultural-Review)The Trudeau government's new cultural policy includes a 500-million-dollar, five-year deal with Internet streaming giant Netflix.Heritage Minister Melanie Joly says she wants to make sure all foreign platforms are part of the promotion...
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from Oct. 1-7
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from Oct. 1-7--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Sunday, Oct. 1 to Saturday, Oct. 7. x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability....
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from Oct. 8-14
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from Oct. 8-14--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Sunday, Oct. 8 to Saturday, Oct. 14; x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability....
Therapy Dogs Ease Tensions in Newfoundland's Troubled Victorian-Era Prison
Therapy dogs ease tensions behind bars--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Brandon Phillips smiled as he fed treats to Roscoe, a Portuguese water dog who visits inmates once a month at Her Majesty's Penitentiary.Phillips, 29, is housed in the notorious jail in St. John's,...
--Third NewsWatch-
---(MMIW-Smithers) (Audio: 05)The older sister of a woman whose body was found near Prince Rupert in 1989 hopes a national inquiry will help find the killer.Claudia Williams testified yesterday at hearings for the national inquiry into missing and murdered...
--Thirteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cultural-Review) (Audio: P07)Canada's Heritage Minister introduced a multi-million-dollar plan that will partner the country with some of the top streaming and online giants.Melanie Joly detailed the government's reboot of its cultural policy today,...
Today in History - Sept. 28
Today in History - Sept. 28--Today in History for Sept. 28:In 1066, William the Conqueror and his Norman troops landed in England.In 1791, Jews in France were given full citizenship.In 1793, the Upper Canada legislature decreed that all slave children...
Top News Advisory for Thursday, Sept. 28
Top News Advisory for Sept. 28--TOP NEWS ADVISORYThursday, Sept. 286:20 a.m. ETHere are the latest Top News stories from The Canadian Press. All times are Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject...
Toronto and Vancouver among Global Cities at Greatest Risk of Housing Bubble: UBS
Toronto tops global housing bubble risk: UBS--Toronto has topped the list of major global cities most at risk of a housing bubble with Vancouver ranking fourth, according to a new report by UBS Group AB.It's the first time Toronto has cracked the annual...
Toronto Argonauts Not Planning to Link Arms before Facing Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Argos not planning to link arms before game--TORONTO - Ricky Ray doesn't expect the Toronto Argonauts to become the latest CFL team to link arms as a sign of solidarity.On Sunday, the Saskatchewan Roughriders players and coaches linked arms during "O...
Toronto's Mayor Recommends Stadium Be Renamed to Honour Rob Ford
Rob Ford name may grace Toronto stadium--TORONTO - The mayor of Toronto is recommending that a stadium be named after his infamous predecessor -- the late Rob Ford.In a letter to council, John Tory calls for the renaming of a stadium at Centennial Park,...
Town Council Rejects Application to Develop Glen Abbey Golf Course
Town votes down bid to redevelop Glen Abbey--OAKVILLE, Ont. - An Ontario town council has voted unanimously to reject a plan to develop Glen Abbey golf course amid efforts to designate the property as a "significant cultural heritage landscape."Jane...
Trial Laid Bare RCMP Tensions, 'Toxic Culture,' Observers Say Ahead of Verdict
Trial exposed 'toxic culture' within RCMP--MONCTON, N.B. - The RCMP's Labour Code trial stemming from a New Brunswick shooting rampage has laid bare the tensions and "toxic culture" within Canada's national police force, observers said ahead of a verdict...
--Twelfth NewsWatch-
---(Cultural-Review) (Audio: P04)Heritage Minister Melanie Joly says she is proud of the 500-million-dollar investment deal the government has signed with Netflix.The internet streaming company has agreed to invest in original productions in Canada.Joly...
--Twentieth NewsWatch-
---(US-OBIT-Hugh-Hefner) (Audio: 157)Playboy magazine's pipe-smoking, silk-pajama-wearing founder and sexual revolution symbol Hugh Hefner has died at the age of 91.He died at his home of natural causes Wednesday night surrounded by family.Hefner founded...
United Conservative Leadership Candidates Promise Health-Care Reform
United Conservatives promise health reform--EDMONTON - Two of the leadership candidates for Alberta's United Conservatives say they will pursue more private-care options to fix a broken health-care system.Jason Kenney says his father died waiting for...
Universal Drug Plan Could Cut More Than $4 Billion
Universal drug plan could save billions: PBO--OTTAWA - A national, universal pharmacare program that all but eliminates all out-of-pocket expenses for Canadians who need to fill their prescriptions could slash the overall price tag for drugs in this...
What's Making News in British Columbia
What's making news in British Columbia--B.C. APPOINTS HEAD OF GAMING POLICY REVIEWA former deputy commissioner of the RCMP and Correctional Service Canada will lead a review aimed at dealing with the issue of money laundering in the gambling industry...
What You Need to Know about the Liberal Government's New Cultural Roadmap
Five things on the new Canadian content plan--OTTAWA - The federal government laid out its strategy Thursday to support Canada's creative industries.Here's what you should know about the plan.-- No Netflix tax. Heritage Minister Melanie Joly said the...
Why Canada Must Not Be Shut out of the Neutron Technology It Invented
Why Canada must not be shut out of the neutron technology it invented--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...
Winnipeg Foster Father Charged after Baby Suffers Fatal Head Injury
Charge laid after death of foster child--WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg man has been charged with criminal negligence causing the death of his 10-month-old foster child -- the latest tragedy connected to Manitoba's troubled child welfare system.The infant was...
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