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Articles from September 27, 2017

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ADVISORY-B-C Calendar
Here is Wednesday's B.C. calendar:xy-SMITHERS - The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls holds a community hearing. Through Sept. 28. (Dze L K'Ant Friendship Centre Society, 1188 Main St.) (Staffing)SURREY - B.C.'s Finance...
After Hiking Twice, There's 'No Predetermined Path' for Rates from Here: Poloz
'No predetermined path' for rates: Poloz--OTTAWA - There is no prearranged route for further interest-rate hikes from the Bank of Canada, governor Stephen Poloz insisted Wednesday as he signalled the bank would be taking a more cautious approach to any...
Alberta City Culls Unwanted Finned Tenants from Water Retention Pond
Alberta city culls unwanted finned tenants--ST. ALBERT, Alta. - Workers have dipped nets and a naturally occurring chemical into a storm water retention pond near Edmonton in a bid to kill thousands of unwanted goldfish that have made the water body...
Alouettes GM Kavis Reed Still Waiting to Hear Back from Kaepernick Camp
Reed still waiting to hear from Kaepernick--MONTREAL - Colin Kaepernick has been on the Montreal Alouettes negotiation list for about a month but Kavis Reed doesn't know if the former NFL quarterback will ever step on to a CFL field.Reed, Montreal's...
Atlantic Audio 12:55 PM AT
Atlantic Audio 12:55 PM AT--AT04 - (African-NS-Land-Claims)CHERRY BROOK, N.S. x-20s. The Nova Scotia government is providing 2.7 million dollars over two years to help residents who live in five predominantly black communities gain clear title to their...
Atlantic Audio 4:35 AM AT
Atlantic Audio 4:35 AM AT--AT01 - (NSBudget)HALIFAX. x-12s. Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil is defending the 6.2 million dollars in extra help for health care included in the re-introduction of a budget that was shelved for the May 30th election...
--Atlantic Update-
---(NSBudget)Nova Scotia's Liberal government is under fire for its latest investment in health care.Premier Stephen McNeil committed in yesterday's budget to spend an addition 6.2-million dollars -- but the opposition leaders say that's not enough.N-D-P...
--Atlantic Update-
(NS-Lobster-Charges)Mounties say a Nova Scotia man has been charged with making online threats in connection with a lobster fishing dispute in the southwestern part of the province, and another man is being sought in the case.Corporal Jennifer Clarke...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Site-C-Workers)B-C Hydro is confirming the layoffs of about 200 workers at the Site C dam construction project in northeastern British Columbia.It says the workers were laid off by consortium that holds the main civil works contract -- Peace...
Boeing Draws First Blood as U.S. Commerce Department Hits Bombardier Hard
Bombardier hit hard in Boeing dispute--OTTAWA - Bombardier's hopes for breaking into the U.S. commercial aviation market took a massive blow on Tuesday, as the U.S. Department of Commerce proposed a hefty 219 per cent duty on its CSeries jets.The department...
Bombardier Expected to Double Down on CSeries Sales Drive in China
Bombardier CSeries hit may not be lethal--MONTREAL - Bombardier Inc. is expected to double down on its efforts to snag a CSeries order from China after the U.S. announced hefty duties that threaten to shut it out of the large American market."The CSeries...
Business Coalition Urges Five-Year Implementation of Minimum Wage Hike
Longer minimum wage phase-in cuts risk: Report--TORONTO - The risk of job losses due to a minimum wage increase could be significantly reduced if the Ontario government extended the policy phase-in period, says a new report from a coalition of businesses.The...
Cabbies in Winnipeg Worried about Uber, Say They Want Meeting with Mayor
Cabbies in Winnipeg worried about Uber--WINNIPEG - Getting around by cab proved more difficult in Winnipeg on Wednesday as many drivers parked their vehicles so they could go to city hall to express their concerns about ride-sharing services such as...
Canada Post Honours Canadian Hockey Legends with Latest Issue of Postage Stamps
Hockey legends honoured with postage stamps--TORONTO - Canada Post is honouring some of hockey's greatest players with its latest NHL collection of postage stamps.The 2017 Canadian Hockey Legends issue includes Maurice (Rocket) Richard, Jean Beliveau,...
Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 27
Celebrity birthdays for Sept. 27--Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 27:Actress Kathleen Nolan is 84.Actor Wilford Brimley is 83.Actor Claude Jarman Jr. is 83.Author Barbara Howar is 83.Flugelhornist-trumpeter Guido Basso is 80.World Golf Hall-of-Famer Kathy...
Charges Laid in Crash That Killed Three Edmonton Women after Police Chase
Mounties say policy followed in stolen truck chase--REGINA - Saskatchewan RCMP say they followed policy correctly when they called off the pursuit of a stolen truck, which was later involved a deadly crash.Three women from Edmonton were killed and a...
Closed Hospital Could Reopen to Address Bed Shortage, Health Minister Says
Closed hospital could reopen to address bed shortage--TORONTO - The province is considering reopening a shuttered Toronto hospital site to address overcrowded wards in the region, a plan that could create 150 new beds.Ontario is looking at the Humber...
Colonialism Was a Disaster and the Facts Prove It
Colonialism was a disaster and the facts prove it--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...
Conditional Discharge for Cop Who Sicced Police Dog on Compliant Suspect
Conditional discharge for cop who sicced dog on man--TORONTO - An Ontario police officer who pleaded guilty to assault after siccing his K9 unit dog on a compliant suspect was granted conditional discharge on Wednesday, as the judge blamed the incident...
Conservation Group Mourns Death of Female Alberta Grizzly Bear in B.C
Alberta grizzly bear shot by hunter in B.C.--EDMONTON - Conservationists are mourning the death of a female grizzly bear that had been moved from a popular area west of Calgary this summer to a remote park in northwest Alberta.Stephen Legault of the...
Court Authorizes New Class Action against Catholic Congregation in Quebec
Catholic group faces new class action--MONTREAL - The Quebec Court of Appeal has authorized a new class action lawsuit against a major Roman Catholic organization for alleged sexual abuse committed by some of its members.The decision overturns a 2015...
Creating New Indigenous Services Department More Effective in Long Term: CMHC
CMHC eyes new Indigenous Services ministry--OTTAWA - The need to establish a new Indigenous Services ministry could complicate First Nations housing in the short term, but the system will be more streamlined and effective in the long haul, says the head...
Darts and Laurels from the 2017 National Freedom-of-Information Audit
Darts and laurels from national info audit--OTTAWA - The national freedom of information audit prepared for News Media Canada by independent researchers identifies government institutions that show a strong commitment to transparency and those unwilling...
David Chariandy's 'Brother' Shortlisted for Writers' Trust Fiction Prize
Chariandy among Writers' Trust Fiction Prize finalists--TORONTO - The accolades continue for Canadian author David Chariandy and his novel "Brother."The Toronto-born writer's second book, which is already in contention for the Scotiabank Giller Prize,...
Defence Asks Supreme Court to Hear Case of Man Charged with Cindy Gladue Murder
Defence asks top court to hear Cindy Gladue case--EDMONTON - Defence lawyers are asking the country's top court to weigh in on the case of an Ontario trucker accused of murdering an Indigenous woman.Lawyers for Bradley Barton have filed an application...
Democrats Would Prefer Canadian Labour Chapter in New NAFTA: Congressman
Democrats want Canada's labour ideas in NAFTA--OTTAWA - The U.S. should join Canada in pushing for higher labour standards in Mexico in the new North American Free Trade Agreement, said a Democratic lawmaker, or else risk a rough ride getting the deal...
Donald Trump's New Ambassador to Canada: I'm a 'Listener,' Knight Craft Says
Trump's new Canada envoy: I'm a 'listener'--WASHINGTON - Donald Trump's new ambassador to Canada says she intends to represent the president's agenda with a style that appears, at first glance, to be gentler than that of her unapologetically pugnacious...
Editorial Exchange: Athletes Give Donald Trump a Lesson in Patriotism
Editorial Exchange: Athletes give Donald Trump a lesson in patriotism--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Sept. 25:It's astounding how often critics will say of Donald Trump after he reads a speech from a teleprompter that he is finally acting...
Editorial Exchange: Justin Trudeau Should Finish the Job on Access to Information
Editorial Exchange: Justin Trudeau should finish the job on access to information--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Sept. 26:The Liberal government's proposed overhaul of Canada's antique and out-of-order Access to Information Act is a modest...
Editorial Exchange: NAFTA Talks Require Genuine U.S. Interest
Editorial Exchange: NAFTA talks require genuine U.S. interest--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published Sept. 26:For all its supposed eagerness to rewrite the trade rules, the Trump administration is taking a long time to produce detailed...
Editorial Exchange: One Man's Trauma Says Much about First Nation Life in Canada
Editorial Exchange: One man's trauma says much about First Nation life in Canada--An editorial from the Amherst News, published Sept. 26:Almost two weeks ago in a Sydney, N.S. courtroom, Gary Christmas was given a suspended sentence and probation for...
Editorial Exchange: True Patriot Love
Editorial Exchange: True patriot love--An editorial from the Prince George Citizen, published Sept. 27:The latest kerfuffle from the Trump House is over the audacity of black football players taking a knee during the national anthem at a National Football...
Editorial Exchange: Trump Makes America Break Again
Editorial Exchange: Trump makes America break again--An editorial from the Hamilton Spectator, published Sept. 25:Civil discourse in America is down in the dirt and Donald Trump is swinging the club that put it there.In a series of outbursts bizarre...
Editorial Exchange: VP Pence Gets It Backwards on Health Care
Editorial Exchange: VP Pence gets it backwards on health care--An editorial from the Hamilton Spectator, published Sept. 26:So, the vice-president of our southern neighbour says Canada's health system is a failure. We wonder if Mike Pence is familiar...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(NAFTA-Negotiations) (Audio: 137)A former prime minister is weighing in on the current round of NAFTA negotiations.Jean Chretien says Canada is in a better position to negotiate the North America Free Trade Agreement than when the deal came into effect...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Boeing-Bombardier) (Audio: 61)Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard is asking Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take a hard line with Boeing in the wake of the U-S government proposing massive duties on Bombardier's CSeries jet.Couillard says quote --...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Boeing-Bombardier) (Audio: P02)N-D-P leader Tom Mulcair is calling Boeing an American crybaby company that gets tens of billions of dollars in government subsidies.Mulcair came out swinging following his party's weekly caucus meeting, blasting the...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Wednesday, Sept. 27
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Extended Forecasts from Thursday Night 28 September to Tuesday 3 October for Manitoba Issued by Environment Canada
extended forecasts from thursday night 28 september to tuesday 3 october for manitoba issued by environment canada--extended forecasts from thursday night 28 september to tuesday 3 october for manitoba issued by environment canada at 10:30 a.m. cdt wednesday...
Fans of True Crime Comedy Say Lighthearted Approach to Real Life Is Cathartic
Comedy shows and podcasts take on true crime--TORONTO - Cory Sells started asking around for podcast recommendations last fall, hoping to find something that would make her laugh. When a friend at work suggested a true crime comedy show called "My Favorite...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Boeing-Bombardier)Bombardier is getting some support from an unlikely source -- Washington's free-market Cato Institute.One trade policy analyst there is calling the U-S Commerce Department a pit bull whose raison d'etre is to side with American...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(Bombardier-Boeing)Britain's prime minister is expressing disappointment with the U-S government's decision to slap hefty duties on Bombardier.Theresa May says Britain will work with the Montreal-based company to protect jobs, including some four-thousand...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Boeing-Bombardier) (Audio: 05)The U-S Department of Commerce has slapped duties of nearly 220 per cent on Bombardier, in a victory for the Montreal-based company's American rival Boeing.In a preliminary decision announced Tuesday, the department...
Five Stories in the News for Today, Sept. 27
Five stories in the news for today, Sept. 27--Five stories in the news for Wednesday, Sept. 27------BOMBARDIER HIT HARD IN BOEING DISPUTEBombardier's hopes for breaking into the U.S. market has taken a massive blow, with the U.S. Department of Commerce...
Former Olympic Rower Harold Backer Pleads Not Guilty to Fraud in Securities Case
Former Olympic rower pleads not guilty to fraud--VICTORIA - An investment dealer and former Olympic rower who went missing for nearly 18 months has pleaded not guilty to two fraud charges.Harold Backer was not in B.C. provincial court during a hearing...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(NAFTA-Negotiations) (Audio: P10)Canada's top negotiator in the NAFTA talks says while the Americans have been unconventional in their approach, there have been no surprises after three rounds of negotiations.Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland...
--Fourth NewsWatch-
---REPEAT---(Boeing-Bombardier)Trade experts are urging the Canadian government to fight back against a U-S government ruling against Bombardier.The Department of Commerce has slapped a massive duty on the sale of the Montreal-based company's C-Series...
Freshii Seeks to Reassure Investors after Cutting Guidance for Growth
Freshii seeks to reassure investors--MONTREAL - The chairman and chief executive of Freshii sought to reassure investors about the restaurant chain's growth after it said earlier this week that it would open fewer locations than expected.Speaking to...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 10 A.M. Wednesday, Sept. 27
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...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Wednesday, Sept. 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...
Invictus Games Turned War Veteran Kelly Scanlan's Life Around
Invictus Games turned veteran's life around--TORONTO - When Kelly Scanlan first signed up for the Invictus Games after serving in Afghanistan, she didn't realize the sporting event for wounded soldiers would pull her out of years of physical and mental...
Jagmeet Singh Battles Racism in Canadian Politics with Love
Jagmeet Singh battles racism in Canadian politics with love--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...
Kody Clark Following Path to NHL Blazed by His Father, Leafs Legend Wendel
Kody Clark emerging from famous father's shadow--Kody Clark says most of what he knows of his famous father's NHL career comes from watching old highlights on YouTube.Born nine days into Wendel Clark's final NHL season, Kody didn't fully understand the...
Labour Issues on Tap at Second United Conservative Party Leadership Debate
Labour issues on tap at leadership debate--EDMONTON - Three candidates for the United Conservative leadership say wholesale sacking of civil servants is not the answer to Alberta's red ink woes -- but they say something has to be done.Labour relations...
Liberals Blame Harper for Their Failing Grade on Access to Info Disclosure
Liberals blame Tories for info law failure--OTTAWA - The Liberals are blaming the previous Harper government for the failing grade they received in an independent audit of compliance with the Access to Information Act, saying the Conservatives left behind...
Many Rohingya Muslim Refugees in Bangladesh without Shelter, Water: Oxfam Canada
Rohingya refugees without shelter, water:Oxfam--OTTAWA - Oxfam Canada says hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims, who have been fleeing violence in Myanmar in recent weeks, are without shelter and clean water in flooded refugee camps.The international...
Metro Says It's in Talks with Jean Coutu about Possible Merger
Metro, Jean Coutu in merger talks--VANCOUVER - Another Canadian grocery store and pharmacy chain conglomerate could be on the horizon as Metro Inc. and Jean Coutu Group are "engaged in exclusive discussions" about a roughly $4.5-billion merger.The potential...
Montreal Impact's Playoff Chances Damaged after 1-0 Loss to NYCFC
Harrison lifts NYC in 1-0 win over Impact--MONTREAL - Needing a big win in front of their home fans to save their season, the Montreal Impact played one of their worst games of the year.The Impact are all but eliminated from playoff contention after...
Montreal Mayoral Candidate Says No Public Cash for Future Major League Baseball
Mayor hopeful says no public cash for baseball--MONTREAL - The North American-wide debate over who should pay for professional sports stadiums entered Montreal's mayoral race on Wednesday.Valerie Plante, the leading candidate vying to replace Mayor Denis...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (15,609.66, up 135.54 points):Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Down 17 cents, or...
National Audio 10:35 AM ET
National Audio 10:35 AM ET--NAT066 - (US-JFK-Assassination) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) DALLAS. x-34s. (Jim Ryan) As of today, historians and conspiracy theorists have more rare artifacts to study related to the 1963 assassination of president John F. Kennedy....
National Audio 12:05 PM ET
National Audio 12:05 PM ET--NAT076 - (US-Hurricane-Maria-Puerto-Rico) WASHINGTON. x-10s. Many Puerto Ricans say they're still waiting for help from anyone from the federal or Puerto Rican governments. Ninety per cent of the island is still without electricity...
National Audio 12:35 PM ET
National Audio 12:35 PM ET--NAT084 - (African-NS-Land-Claims) CHERRY BROOK, N.S. x-12s. The Nova Scotia government is providing 2.7-million-dollars over two years to help residents who live in five predominantly black communities. Those residents have...
National Audio 1:55 PM ET
National Audio 1:55 PM ET--NAT093 - (Crash-Three-Dead) REGINA. x-17s. Saskatchewan R-C-M-P have charged a 26-year-old man in a crash that killed three women from Edmonton and has left a fourth woman in hospital. A stolen truck collided with the minivan...
National Audio 2:35 AM ET
National Audio 2:35 AM ET--NAT001 - (Homeless-Walk) VANCOUVER. x-21s. A man who once lived on the streets of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside will be there this week pushing a shopping cart once again -- but this time to raise awareness about youth homelessness....
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT004 - (MMIW-Inquiry-Smithers) SMITHERS, B.C. x-20s. Chief Vivian Tom of the Wet'suwet'en (wet-SOO'-wet-en) First Nation has testified to a national inquiry into missing and murdered women in Smithers, B-C. Her 21-year-old...
National Audio 3:05 PM ET
National Audio 3:05 PM ET--NAT100 - (EU-Italy-Libya) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) ROME. x-32s. (Megan Williams) Italy is asking a notorious military strongman to help bring stability to Libya. (WA) (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT101 - (US-Trump-Price-Travel) WASHINGTON. x-27s....
National Audio 3:55 AM ET
National Audio 3:55 AM ET--NAT014 - (US-Economy) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-33s. (Daria Albinger) A new survey finds Americans are more worried about what's happening on Pennsylvania Avenue than on Wall Street. (WAS) (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT015 - (US-Congress-Health-Overhaul)...
National Audio 4:05 PM ET
National Audio 4:05 PM ET--NAT107 - (ENT-TV-This-Is-Us) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HOLLYWOOD. x-29s. (Jason Nathanson) A popular television drama has returned with record ratings. (contains sound) (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT108 - (Missing-Olympian-Fraud) VICTORIA, B.C....
National Audio 4:25 AM ET
National Audio 4:25 AM ET--NAT020 - (NSBudget) HALIFAX. x-12s. Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil is defending the 6.2-million dollars in extra help for health care included in the re-introduction of a budget that was shelved for the May 30th election...
National Audio 4:35 AM ET
National Audio 4:35 AM ET--NAT025 - (ENT-TV-Dancing-With-The-Stars) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HOLLYWOOD. x-28s. (Jason Nathanson) Another one bit the dust last night on Dancing with the Stars. (contains sound) (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT026 - (ENT-TV-The-Tonight-Show)...
National Audio 5:15 PM ET
National Audio 5:15 PM ET--NAT125 - (CB-Hurricane-Maria-Puerto-Rico) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico. x-12s. Governor Ricardo Rossello says Puerto Rico will need more than a billion dollars in government assistance to recover from hurricane...
National Audio 5:45 PM ET
National Audio 5:45 PM ET--NAT128 - (US-Tax-Overhaul) INDIANAPOLIS. x-18s. U-S President Donald Trump is making the case for a sweeping plan to overhaul the U-S tax system for individuals and corporations. At an event in Indianapolis, Trump said his...
National Audio 6:55 AM ET
National Audio 6:55 AM ET--NAT050 - (US-Senate-Alabama) UNDATED. x-40s. (Jackie Quinn) Alabama's fiery former Chief Justice Roy Moore has won the Republican primary for U-S Senate, defeating a candidate endorsed by President Donald Trump. (opens with...
National Audio 7:25 PM ET
National Audio 7:25 PM ET--NAT138 - (ML-Saudi-Arabia) CAMBRIDGE, Mass. x-10s. A Saudi activist and writer is praising Saudi Arabia's decision to grant women the right to drive. Activist Hala Aldosari (HAH'-lah al-DOO'-suh-REE') says she's pleased by...
National Audio 8:55 PM ET
National Audio 8:55 PM ET--NAT152 - (US-OJ-Simpson-Release) LAS VEGAS. x-17s. A Nevada prison official says a plan is in place for O-J Simpson to be released on parole as early as Monday from a facility near Las Vegas. The former football star has spent...
NDP Raffle off Chance to Live like Premier Brian Pallister in Costa Rica
NDP raffle off chance to live like premier--WINNIPEG - 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...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cultural-Review)An agreement that Netflix will invest hundreds-of-millions-of-dollars in original productions in Canada is set to be part of a long-awaited reboot of Canada's cultural policy.A government source, not authorized to speak on the record,...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Boeing-Bombardier) (Audio: 62)Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard says the decision by the U-S Department of Commerce to slap a 219 per cent duty on Bombardier CSeries jets is not a positive development in relations between our two countries.And he's...
Online Learning Punishes Minority Students, but Video Chats Can Help
Online learning punishes minority students, but video chats can help--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...
Ontario Names Advisory Group to Help with Jobs for People with Disabilities
Advisory group to help with jobs for disabled--TORONTO - The Ontario government has named an advisory group of business and government leaders to help tackle persistently high unemployment rates among people with disabilities.The 17-member group, called...
Ontario to Require Disclosure of Pharma Payments to Health Professionals
Pharma payments to be disclosed in Ontario--TORONTO - Wide-ranging legislation introduced Wednesday by the Ontario government will require public disclosure of payments that pharmaceutical companies make to doctors, increase inspections for splash pads,...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Pharma-Payments)Legislation to be introduced today would make Ontario the first province to require public disclosure of payments that pharmaceutical and medical device companies make to doctors.Health Minister Eric Hoskins says it's about empowering...
--Ontario Update --
---(Ont-Hospital-Crowding)A hospital bed shortage in the province has the government looking at re-opening a shuttered Toronto hospital site.Health Minister Eric Hoskins says his ministry may re-open the Humber River Hospital's Finch site, which closed...
Parliament Audio 5:15 PM ET
Parliament Audio 5:15 PM ET--P17 - (NAFTA-Negotiations) OTTAWA. x-22s. The third round of negotiations to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement has wrapped up with the lead ministers for Canada, Mexico and the United States congratulating themselves...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo Advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory addition for Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists.UPDATES TRANSMISSION TIMES...
Pop Star Miley Cyrus Joins Campaign to Protect B.C.'S Grizzly Bears
Singer Miley Cyrus joins battle against bear hunt--DENNY ISLAND, B.C. - Pop star Miley Cyrus has added some high-profile clout to the latest awareness campaign launched by a British Columbia-based environmental group seeking a total ban on grizzly hunting...
Prairie Audio 1:10 PM MT
Prairie Audio 1:10 PM MT----PR06 - (Victoria-Cross-Auction)OTTAWA. x-15s. A Victoria Cross and other medals awarded to one of Canada's Second World War heroes have been sold at auction to a buyer in the United Kingdom for 660,000 dollars. Major David...
Prairie Audio 11:20 AM MT
Prairie Audio 11:20 AM MT----PR04 - (Crash-Three-Dead)REGINA. x-17s. Saskatchewan R-C-M-P have charged a 26-year-old man in a crash that killed three women from Edmonton and has left a fourth woman in hospital. A stolen truck collided with the minivan...
Prairie Audio 2:10 PM MT
Prairie Audio 2:10 PM MT----PR09 - (Alta-UCP-Debate)EDMONTON. x-11s. Alberta's United Conservative leadership candidates will discuss labour relations at their second debate, this time in Edmonton. Candidate Jason Kenney says the cost of the civil service...
Prairie Audio 5:50 PM MT
Prairie Audio 5:50 PM MT----PR13 - (Bear-148-Killed)CANMORE, Alberta. x-18s. Conservationists are mourning the death of a female grizzly bear that had been moved from a popular area west of Calgary this summer to a remote park in northwest Alberta. Stephen...
Prairie Audio 6:10 AM MT
Prairie Audio 6:10 AM MT--PR01 - (Mba-WRHA-Changes)WINNIPEG. x-07s. The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is making sure health practitioners are prepared for a slew of changes coming next week. Those changes include converting Victoria Hospital's emergency...
--Prairie Update-
(Mba-Health-Changes)The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is making sure health practitioners are prepared for a slew of changes coming next week.Health Minister Kelvin Goertzen says the changes are intended to improve quality and timeliness of patient...
--Prairie Update-
(Cindy-Gladue-Homicide) (Alta Note)The Supreme Court of Canada is being asked to hear an appeal in the case of a trucker accused of murdering an Indigenous woman in Alberta.Bradley Barton was originally acquitted by a jury of first-degree murder in the...
Predators Star P.K. Subban Says He'll 'Never' Kneel in Protest during U.S. Anthem
Subban won't kneel for U.S. anthem--Star Nashville Predators defenceman P.K. Subban says he will not join athletes who kneel or otherwise protest during the U.S. national anthem.Yahoo Sports first reported Subban's comments, which were confirmed by the...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
(Tax-Debate)Quebec's finance minister says he has let Ottawa know about his concerns with the federal government's proposed tax reforms.Carlos Leitao says he agrees with the overall goals of the tax proposals, which Ottawa argues are designed to inject...
Prep-LifeWatch
---(Kids-Sports-Drinks)The Canadian Beverage Association says its members are committed to guidelines that prevent marketing anything other than juice, milk, and water to children.The trade association was pushing back on a statement made by the Canadian...
Proposed PTSD Bill Adds 911 Operators, Care Workers to Those Eligible
PTSD bill adds 911 operators, care workers--HALIFAX - Continuing care assistants and 911 dispatchers have been added to the list of Nova Scotia emergency workers who wouldn't have to prove their PTSD diagnosis was caused by trauma on the job under proposed...
Protection Orders Had Been Sought against Firefighter Now Facing Sex Charges
Protection orders sought against firefighter--WINNIPEG - Court documents indicate that over the last 16 years, three women tried and failed to get protection orders against a member of the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service who is now facing sex charges.In...
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