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Accused Lindhout Hostage-Taker Says He Was Coerced into Helping Kidnappers
Accused kidnapper says he was coerced--OTTAWA - A man accused of holding Amanda Lindhout hostage in Somalia says he was threatened with death if he didn't help the gang that seized her nine years ago.Testifying Monday in Ontario Superior Court, Ali Omar...
Advisory-Prairie-Calendar
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Afghanistan-Couple Rescued
TORONTO - Former hostage Joshua Boyle says he and his wife decided to have children even while they were held captive because they always planned to have a big family.In an email exchange with The Associated Press, Boyle wrote they decided to make the...
A List of Consultations, Audits and Reviews by B.C. Government on Some Issues
A list of B.C. government reviews on major issues--VICTORIA - The British Columbia New Democrat government has announced reviews or consultations on a number of issues since coming to power in July. On Monday, the NDP announced it had hired a consultant...
Alleged Victims Sue Man Awarded Millions after Acquittal in Sex-Assault Case
Alleged victims sue man acquitted of sex assault--VANCOUVER - A British Columbia man who spent 27 years wrongfully imprisoned for sexual assault is being sued by five alleged victims who say he doesn't deserve the millions of dollars he was awarded as...
Atlantic Audio 1:15 PM AT
Atlantic Audio 1:15 PM AT--AT01 - (NS-Incompetent-Persons)HALIFAX. x-16s. A national advocate says Nova Scotia's proposed law that aims to give more autonomy to those with intellectual or cognitive disabilities would likely be subject to a constitutional...
Atlantic Audio 2:35 PM AT
Atlantic Audio 2:35 PM AT--AT05 - (NB-Halloween-Bylaw)BATHURST x-12s. Police in northern New Brunswick say they'll use common sense when enforcing a proposed new Halloween bylaw. The bylaw would ban trick-or-treating for teens over the age of 16 and...
Atlantic Audio 4:35 PM AT
Atlantic Audio 4:35 PM AT--AT07 - (NS-Cap-Trade)HALIFAX. x-15s. Nova Scotia's proposed cap and trade regime must have declining emissions caps in order to be effective, an environmental group and an electricity consultant told the legislature's law amendments...
Atlantic Update
(Halifax-Homecoming-Arrests)A Halifax neighbourhood was besieged by drunken partygoers on the weekend as Dalhousie University's homecoming weekend led to a series of arrests -- and complaints from residents.Nearly two dozen people were arrested amid...
Atlantic Update
---(NS-Incompetent-Persons)A legislative committee has been told Nova Scotia's proposed law aimed at giving more autonomy to those with intellectual or cognitive disabilities still runs counter to the Charters of Rights.The Adult Capacity and Decision...
--Atlantic Update-
---(RCMP-Labour-Trial)An R-C-M-P corporal in New Brunswick says he is undeterred by a rebuke from his superiors for comments he made about the force's top brass.Corporal Patrick Bouchard has criticized R-C-M-P senior management for the force's response...
BC Audio 8:05 AM ET
BC Audio 8:05 AM ET--BC02 - (BC-Liberal-Debate)SURREY. x-12s. Six would-be leaders of the B-C Liberal party agree the party must do a better job of listening to its members. That was a key message yesterday in Surrey at the first of six all-candidates...
--B-C Update-
(BC-Ride-Hailing)The provincial government has hired an industry expert to help develop a made-in-B-C ride-sharing system.Transportation Minister Claire Trevena says Dan Hara is renowned for his knowledge of the taxi industry in North America and has...
Business Sentiment Moderates from Strong Summer High: Bank of Canada Poll
Canadian business sentiment moderates: poll--OTTAWA - Canadian companies remain positive about the future but there are signs business sentiment has begun to cool down from its mid-summer high, said new poll results released Monday by the Bank of Canada.The...
Calgary Sees First Downtown Office Vacancy Dip since Start of Downturn
Calgary sees slight recovery in office vacancies--CALGARY - CBRE says Calgary's downtown office space got a little less empty in the last quarter for the first time since the sector was gutted by the oilpatch downturn.The commercial realtor says the...
Canadian Cyclist Michael Woods Re-Signs with Cannondale-Drapac Team
Woods staying with Cannondale-Drapac--Canadian cyclist Michael Woods, who turned heads at the Spanish Vuelta this summer, has re-signed with the Cannondale-Drapac team.The 31-year-old from Ottawa has signed for the 2018 and 2019 seasons."The team has...
Canadian Horse 'Checks In' at Pet-Friendly Kentucky Motel
Canadian horse 'checks in' at pet-friendly Kentucky motel--A Kentucky motel's pet-friendly policy was put to the test earlier this month when an Ontario woman checked her horse into a room on her way to a competition.Lindsey Partridge, of Kawartha Lakes,...
Canadian Troops Safe after Iraqi, Kurdish Allies Open Fire on Each Other
Canadians safe after Iraqis, Kurds clash--OTTAWA - All Canadian military personnel in Iraq are safe, defence officials confirmed Monday after allied Iraqi and Kurdish forces opened fire on each other near the oil-rich city of Kirkuk.Some Canadian troops...
Canadian Women's Team Defenceman Tara Watchorn Announces Retirement
Canadian defenceman Tara Watchorn retires--CALGARY - Defenceman Tara Watchorn, who won an Olympic gold medal with Canada's women's hockey team at the Sochi Olympics, announced her retirement from international competition on Monday.The 27-year-old Watchorn,...
Canine Comfort: Retriever to Help Alberta Paramedics Work through Job Stress
Four-legged help coming to paramedics--EDMONTON - Some four-legged canine comfort is coming to paramedics in Alberta.Alberta Health Services says it has enlisted a three-year-old black Labrador retriever to help responders overcome psychological job...
Celebrity Birthdays for Oct. 16
Celebrity birthdays for Oct. 16--Celebrity Birthdays for Oct. 16:Actress Angela Lansbury is 92.Actor Peter Bowles ("Victoria," ''Rumpole of the Bailey") is 81.Actor-producer Tony Anthony is 80.Actor Barry Corbin ("One Tree Hill," ''Northern Exposure")...
CFL Player Campbell Looking Forward to Rejoining Canadian Rugby Sevens Squad
Campbell set to rejoin national rugby squad--Tevaughn Campbell won't have long to dwell upon the Montreal Alouettes' disappointing 2017 season.Montreal (3-12) will miss the CFL playoffs for a third straight year. But not long after the Alouettes' final...
CFL's Muddled Playoff Picture Is Slowly Starting to Clear Up in Both Divisions
CFL playoff picture starting to clear up--The CFL's muddled playoff picture is finally starting to clear up.The Ottawa Redblacks (7-9-1) and Toronto Argonauts (7-9) have both cemented East Division home playoff games. The Calgary Stampeders (13-1-1)...
City Expected to Approve Halloween Bylaw Restricting Older Teens, Setting Curfew
N.B. city expected to adjust Halloween rules--BATHURST, N.B. - Changes to a controversial Halloween bylaw banning older teenagers from trick-or-treating and setting an early curfew for anyone in disguise were expected to be approved in a northern New...
Council in Prince Albert, Sask., Provides Cash Incentives for New Hotel
Prince Albert council gives cash for new hotel--PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - City council in Prince Albert, Sask., has voted to approve an incentive package and development permit for a new luxury hotel slated for the city.The city will give $700,000 in cash...
Despite Off-Season Moves, Canucks Still Searching for Power-Play Success
Canucks still searching for offence--VANCOUVER - A punchless power-play was one of the main reasons the Vancouver Canucks struggled the last two seasons.It's still early, but not much has changed in 2017-18.The Canucks were just 2-for-23 with the man...
Early Games against Warriors, Spurs to Put Raptors' 'Culture Reset' to the Test
Raptors' revamped offence will be tested early--TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors are about to find out if their culture reset has been successful.A second-round sweep by the Cleveland Cavaliers in last year's playoffs painted a potentially bleak future...
Editorial Exchange:
Editorial Exchange:--An editorial from the Hamilton Spectator, published Oct. 16:It would be easier to laugh at the Toronto District School Board for banning the word "chief" from its job titles if the decision hadn't trivialized the biggest issue facing...
Editorial Exchange: Bill Morneau's French Villa Controversy Couldn't Have Come at a Worse Time
Editorial Exchange: Bill Morneau's French villa controversy couldn't have come at a worse time--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Oct. 13:The revelation that Bill Morneau failed to disclose to the federal ethics watchdog one of his private...
Editorial Exchange: End the Culture of Silence around Sexual Assault
Editorial Exchange: End the culture of silence around sexual assault--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Oct. 15:By now the sordid details of Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual assaults on numerous actresses and models, first reported in the...
Editorial Exchange: Justin Trudeau's Tough Road Ahead
Editorial Exchange: Justin Trudeau's tough road ahead--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Oct. 13:It may come as bad news to Justin Trudeau that the first half of his mandate, now coming to a close, was the easy part.Over his first months...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Bombardier) (Audio: 192)European aircraft giant Airbus Group is buying a majority stake in Bombardier's C-Series program.The strategic partnership is expected to result in significant production costs savings by leveraging Airbus' supply chain expertise.The...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Tax-Reforms) (Audio: P02) (WATCH FOR DATING)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to cut the small business tax rate to nine per cent after weeks of uproar over his government's proposed tax reforms.The changes are expected to more clearly target...
'Elements of Indigenous Style' Targets Canada's Largely White Publishing Industry
Indigenous guide targets Canada's publishing industry--TORONTO - Indigenous writers have long complained that their voices are stifled by a largely white publishing industry, but the author of an upcoming style guide hopes to change that.Greg Younging...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Tax-Reforms) (Audio: P06)The Trudeau government's tax reform proposals include gradually lowering the small business tax rate to nine per cent in 2019 and not changing the lifetime capital gains rule.That's the rule that lets business owners convert...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Monday, Oct. 16
Entertainment News Advisory--Good afternoon from the Canadian Press entertainment department!Advisories will typically hit the wire around 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. ET and will also be sent to editors by email. If you'd like to be added to the email list please...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Supply-Management-NAFTA) (Audio: P15)The United States wants a complete end to Canada's supply management system for dairy, poultry, eggs and turkey.Sources tell The Canadian Press the demand to end it within 10 years came last night in North American...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(RCMP-Labour-Trial)An R-C-M-P officer in New Brunswick says he's received blowback from superiors for criticizing the force's response to the Moncton shootings.Corporal Patrick Bouchard says the rebuke came after he called out senior managers for...
Figures Show Saskatoon Taxpayers Looking at 4.96 Hike in Property Taxes
Saskatoon taxpayers looking at tax hike--Saskatoon city council has been presented with a 2018 preliminary budget that would include a 4.96 per cent property tax increase.City administration says the tax hike is needed to raise an additional $10.9 million...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Tax-Reforms) (Audio: 01)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to honour a campaign pledge to cut the small business tax rate to nine per cent.Trudeau campaigned in 2015 on a promise to reduce the small business tax rate to nine per cent from 11 per...
Former Canadian Sprinter Macrozonaris Still Running, This Time for Public Office
Former sprinter Macrozonaris still running--Nicolas Macrozonaris's first car was a fluorescent green 1993 Ford Tempo that he bought for $800 and four pairs of Oakley sunglasses.It was 2002, and the beginning of a rags-to-riches couple of years that saw...
Four Stories in the News for Today, Oct. 16
Four stories in the news for today, Oct. 16--Four stories in the news for Monday, Oct. 16------FEDS TO CUT SMALL BIZ TAX RATE TO NINE PER CENTJustin Trudeau will belatedly honour his campaign promise to cut the small business tax rate to nine per cent...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Supply-Management-NAFTA) (Audio: P14)There's yet another explosive demand coming at the tail end of the last round of NAFTA talks in Virginia.The United States has requested a complete end to Canada's supply management system for dairy, poultry,...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory of 3 P.M. Monday, Oct. 16
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...
Junior Hockey Team in Kimberley, B.C., Scores Multi-Million Dollar Donation
Calgary man gives $7.5M to B.C. junior hockey club--CALGARY - Mike Gould's love of family and hockey was behind the Alberta man's decision to make a multimillion-dollar donation to a hockey club in southeastern B.C.Giving $7.5 million to the Junior B...
Law Governing Those with Intellectual Deficits Needs Change: Advocates
Intellectual-disability law flawed: advocates--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia legislation aimed at giving greater autonomy to people with intellectual or cognitive disabilities came under criticism Monday, with predictions it will face a constitutional challenge...
Liberals Trimming Small-Business Tax Rate amid Uproar over Tax-Reform Proposals
Amid backlash, Liberals trim small-biz taxes--OTTAWA - The Trudeau government took the first of several steps Monday to stanch the bleeding from a self-inflicted political wound, resurrecting a campaign promise to cut taxes for small businesses outraged...
Loblaw Companies Lays off 500 Office Workers in Cost-Cutting Drive
Loblaw to lay off 500 people from office jobs--VANCOUVER - Loblaw Companies Ltd. is laying off 500 of its office workers, but the company says it still expects to create more jobs than it eliminates this year."Today is a very difficult day," wrote president...
Low Fuel a Factor in 2016 Alberta Helicopter Crash That Killed One, Injured Two
Low fuel a factor in fatal Alberta chopper crash--WHITECOURT, Alta. - A report says low fuel levels were a key factor in a helicopter crash that killed a woman and injured two other people northwest of Edmonton.The crew of three were in a Bell Jet Ranger...
Low Wages, Small Workforce Leaves Booming B.C. Restaurants without Chefs
B.C. restaurants struggle to find chefs, staff--VANCOUVER - The restaurant industry may be booming in British Columbia, but a combination of the high cost of living, tight profit margins and a shrinking workforce has made it difficult for kitchens to...
Montreal's Famous 'Spoonman' Busker Says He's Semi-Retiring Due to City Bylaws
Montreal's 'Spoonman' busker retiring--MONTREAL - After more than 20 years of clacking cutlery in front of Ogilvy's department store, one of Montreal's best-known buskers says he's getting ready to hang up his spoons, at least part of the time.Cyrille...
Morneau's Credibility on the Line as Liberals Hit Reset Button on Tax Reforms
Reset on tax reforms doesn't end Liberal woes--OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau hit the reset button on his government's controversial small-business tax reforms Monday but the awkward spectacle of the prime minister sidelining his finance minister, along with...
National Audio 11:25 AM ET
National Audio 11:25 AM ET--NAT119 - (ENT-Weinstein-Co) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NEW YORK. x-24s. Two weeks after bombshell accusations were published against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, his namesake company may be up for sale. Reporter Aaron Katersky...
National Audio 11:55 AM ET
National Audio 11:55 AM ET--NAT123 - (Australia-Indonesian-Flight) UNDATED. x-22s. Passengers on an AirAsia flight from Australia to Bali, Indonesia say the panicked flight crew announced an emergency after their airliner lost air pressure and rapidly...
National Audio 1:45 PM ET
National Audio 1:45 PM ET--NAT140 - (NB-Halloween-Bylaw) BATHURST, N.B. x-12s. Police in northern New Brunswick say they'll use common sense when enforcing a proposed new Halloween bylaw. The bylaw would ban trick-or-treating for anyone over the age...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT003 - (Morneau-Tax-Reform) OTTAWA. x-20s. The federal government's controversial tax reform proposals go under the spotlight again today as members of Parliament return to Ottawa after the Thanksgiving break. Canadian Press...
National Audio 2:55 AM ET
National Audio 2:55 AM ET--NAT017 - (Ont-College-Strike) TORONTO. x-19s. Faculty at 24 Ontario colleges have gone on strike, affecting more than 500-thousand students. The two sides couldn't resolve their differences ahead of the midnight strike deadline....
National Audio 3:15 PM ET
National Audio 3:15 PM ET--NAT148 - (MMIW-Inquiry) WINNIPEG. x-11s. Family members of a 16-year-old Indigenous girl who was found frozen to death behind an auto body shop in Winnipeg say they do not want her death to be in vain. Relatives of Nicole Daniels...
National Audio 3:55 PM ET
National Audio 3:55 PM ET--NAT151 - (US-Party-Infighting) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) (EXTENDED) UNDATED. x-30s. U-S President Donald Trump said today that he understood where his former stragiest Steve Bannon was coming from when he promised to wage war on...
National Audio 4:15 AM ET
National Audio 4:15 AM ET--NAT033 - (US-California-Wildfires) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) SANTA ROSA, Calif. x-27s. (Alex Stone) Progress is being made on wildfires in northern California, as we hear from A-B-C's Alex Stone in Santa Rosa. (SOURCE:ABC) --NAT034...
National Audio 4:15 PM ET
National Audio 4:15 PM ET--NAT161 - (Bombardier) MONTREAL. x-15s. The Quebec government is ruling out any further aid for Bombardier amid reports the company is looking for investors and considering selling aerospace assets. Economy Minister Dominique...
National Audio 4:45 PM ET
National Audio 4:45 PM ET--NAT164 - (US-Trump-Cuba-Attacks) WASHINGTON. x-09s. U-S President Donald Trump appears to have made a new allegation against Cuba, following unexplained, invisible attacks that have harmed American government workers in the...
National Audio 4:55 AM ET
National Audio 4:55 AM ET--NAT059 - (ENT-TV-Jimmy-Kimmel-Live!) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) BROOKLYN, N.Y. x-17s. Jimmy Kimmel is headed east, as the cast and crew of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" will broadcast all week long from The Brooklyn Academy of Music in New...
National Audio 5:55 AM ET
National Audio 5:55 AM ET--NAT080 - (Hurricane-Ophelia) (EXTENDED) (NOTE: DATED AT 9 a.m. EDT) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-26s. Ophelia is approaching Ireland as a post-tropical storm. It's expected to engulf the island in tropical storm winds and...
National Audio 7:25 PM ET
National Audio 7:25 PM ET--NAT185 - (OBIT-John-Dunsworth) (FOR PRODUCTION) UNDATED. x-34s. Actor John Dunsworth, best known for playing Jim Lahey in the comedy series "Trailer Park Boys," has died. Dunsworth, originally from Bridgewater, Nova Scotia...
NDP Aims to Unlock Suburban Ridings under Jagmeet Singh's Leadership
NDP eyes suburban potential under Singh--OTTAWA - An energetic Jagmeet Singh came running on to a campaign-style set up in Ottawa on Sunday and later gave a window into how he sees himself as NDP leader -- something equivalent to a high-risk stock.Singh,...
New York Consortium Wants to Follow Rugby League Footsteps of Toronto Wolfpack
New York wants to follow Wolfpack footsteps--Following the footsteps of the Toronto Wolfpack, a consortium has announced plans for a rugby league team in the New York area.Tom Scott and Ricky Wilby, speaking for the group, hope to become rugby's second...
NHL Oilers Regroup after Poor Play, Injuries Stun Them out of Starting Blocks
Oilers looking to regroup after rocky start--EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers hit the practice ice Monday looking to regroup from a rocky start aggravated by the weight of great expectations."It might be a matter of guys maybe gripping their sticks a little...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Bombardier) (Audio: P16)Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains says a newly announced partnership between European aircraft giant Airbus and Bombardier will mean greater market access for the Montreal-based company.Airbus is taking a majority stake in...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Tax-Reforms) (Audio: P03)Liberal M-Ps emerged from a special caucus meeting this morning to say they are happy with the changes that have been made to proposed tax reforms.That includes New Brunswick M-P Wayne Long, who was kicked off two Commons...
Nova Scotia's Cap and Trade Needs Targets to Be Effective, Committee Told
Cap and trade needs targets, committee told--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's proposed cap and trade regime must have declining emissions caps in order to be effective, the legislature's law amendments committee was told Monday.Proposed amendments to the province's...
Ontario Audio 2:55 PM ET
Ontario Audio 2:55 PM ET--R03 - (Ont-Abortion-Law)TORONTO. x-15s. Ontario's major political parties have agreed to fast track legislation that would create safe zones around abortion clinics in the province. The bill has all-party support but became...
Ontario Audio 3:25 PM ET
Ontario Audio 3:25 PM ET--R05 - (Ont-College-Strike)TORONTO. x-09s. Classes were cancelled for about half a million students in Ontario on today as faculty at the province's colleges went on strike. The labour dispute involving more than 12,000 professors,...
Ontario College Strike Cancels Classes for about Half a Million Students
Half a million students affected by Ontario college strike--TORONTO - Classes were cancelled for about half a million students in Ontario on Monday as faculty at the province's colleges went on strike.The labour dispute involving more than 12,000 professors,...
Ontario Law to Create Abortion Clinic Safe Zones to Be Fast Tracked
Abortion safe zone law to be fast tracked--TORONTO - Ontario is fast tracking legislation to create safe zones around abortion clinics with all-party support, after the bill's introduction led to accusations of political posturing on various sides.The...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-College-Negotiations)Hundreds of thousands of Ontario college students are staying home this morning after faculty officially went on strike last night at midnight.The Ontario Public Services Employees Union says it couldn't resolve its differences...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Abortion-Law)Legislation that would create safe zones around abortion clinics in the province could be passed next week under an all-party agreement to fast track the bill.The Liberal government proposed the legislation to ban anti-abortion protests...
--Ontario Update --
---(Ont-College-Strike)Some 12-thousand professors, instructors, counsellors, and librarians at 24 Ontario colleges are on strike this morning in a job action that's affecting more than half-a-million students.The Ontario Public Services Employees Union...
Parliament Audio 10:25 AM ET
Parliament Audio 10:25 AM ET--P04 - (Tax-Reforms) (WATCH FOR DATING) OTTAWA. x-14s. Liberal M-Ps left a special caucus meeting in Ottawa this morning expressing optimism after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Finance Minister Bill Morneau outlined tax...
Parliament Audio 2:15 PM ET
Parliament Audio 2:15 PM ET--P11 - (Tax-Reforms) OTTAWA. x-14s. The Trudeau government has launched a week-long effort to stanch the bleeding from a self-inflicted political wound by announcing a major tax cut for small businesses and by tweaking its...
Parliament Audio 8:55 AM ET
Parliament Audio 8:55 AM ET--P02 - (Tax-Reforms) (WATCH FOR DATING) OTTAWA. x-15s. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to announce a lowering of the federal small business tax today from 10.5 to nine per cent. The move is expected following an angry...
Pharmacists Say Rural B.C. Needs Injectable Treatment in Overdose Crisis Fight
Pharmacists want expanded role in opioid crisis--VANCOUVER - Chronic opioid users in rural and remote communities in British Columbia need access to supervised injectable treatment that is already available in the Vancouver area, says the head of the...
Prairie Audio 12:40 PM MT
Prairie Audio 12:40 PM MT----PR02 - (MMIW-Inquiry)WINNIPEG. x-14s. The national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women has started four days of hearings in Winnipeg. The inquiry heard first from relatives of Nicole Daniels, who was found...
--Prairie Update-
(Mba-Loaded-Rifle)Police in Winnipeg say they recovered a loaded rifle with a bayonet on the barrel when they responded to a call about a man walking with a gun over the weekend.Tactical officers confronted the man, and police say he tried to throw the...
--Prairie Update-
---(MMIW-Inquiry)Family members of a 16-year-old girl who was found frozen to death in Winnipeg have told the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women that they believe she was killed.Police ruled out foul play after the body of Nicole Daniels...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
(MacAuley-Europe)Canada's agriculture minister says talks with his G-7 counterparts last week concluded the best way to fight world hunger is to strengthen the family farm.Lawrence MacAuley endorsed a communique following two days of plenary sessions...
Prep-Business-Report
Prep-Business-Report-----(Markets)Canada's main stock index ended the week on a high note, with the S-and-P/T-S-X gaining 65 points to 15-thousand-807.It was a positive day on Wall Street as well, where the Dow Jones gained 31 to 22-thousand-872, the...
Prep-Entertainment Report
---BOX OFFICELOS ANGELES (AP) _ It seems the only way for Hollywood to scare up big box office numbers -- is to release movies that scare audiences. That was proven to be the case again this past weekend when "Happy Death Day" finished first. It took...
Prep-Music-Report
---NELLY - ACCUSER REVERSES COURSE SEATTLE (AP) _ A woman who accused Nelly of rape is dropping her claim against him. Lawyer Karen Koehler said in a statement Friday her client wants to stop the investigation and will refuse to testify in court. The...
RBC CEO Dave McKay Says Battleground for Financial Institutions Is Data
RBC CEO: Battleground for banks is data--TORONTO - Royal Bank of Canada's chief executive says data is the battleground for banks that will determine the future success of financial institutions.Dave McKay said during a speech in Toronto on Monday that...
Regulations Alone Didn't Sink the Energy East Pipeline
Regulations alone didn't sink the Energy East pipeline--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...
Ride-Sharing Law a Year Away in B.C. as Government Hires Expert to Consult
Ride-sharing law a year away in B.C.--VICTORIA - Ride sharing in British Columbia is at least a year away despite an NDP promise to bring in services like Uber and Lyft by the end of 2017 after the government announced the hiring of a consultant Monday...
Sarah Polley Speaks out about Experience with Harvey Weinstein
Sarah Polley speaks out about experience with Weinstein--TORONTO - Canadian film and TV star Sarah Polley says Harvey Weinstein once suggested they have a "close relationship" in order to advance her career, but she turned him down.In an op-ed in the...
Sears Canada Executive Chairman Steps Down, Liquidation Expected to Start Oct. 19
Sears Canada executive chairman steps down--TORONTO - Sears Canada Inc. executive chairman Brandon Stranzl has resigned from its board of directors following court approval last week for the retailer to begin its liquidation sales."In light of the liquidation,...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(Bombardier)There's a big development involving Bombardier's C-Series jets -- European aircraft giant Airbus Group is taking on a majority stake in the program.The two aircraft manufacturers announced the partnership today, weeks after the United...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Tax-Reforms) (Audio: P01) (WATCH FOR DATING)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he's looking forward to a big week of rollouts.It starts today, with the Liberals announcing they will lower the federal small business tax from 10.5 to nine per cent.Doctors,...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(Management-NAFTA) (Audio: p14)Canadian officials at talks with the U-S in Mexico reportedly say an American demand in NAFTA renegotiations won't wash.Sources say Washington has requested a complete end to Canada's supply management system for dairy,...
Somali-Canadians Left Reeling after Bombing in Mogadishu, Call for Canada to Help
Somali-Canadians left reeling after bombing--Somali-Canadians left reeling after a bomb blast killed hundreds in Mogadishu over the weekend are calling for Canada to offer help to those affected by the horrific attack.More than 300 people were killed...
SportsCall Audio 3:00 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 3:00 AM ET--NAT029 - (SPORTS-HKN-Bruins-Golden-Knight) (FOR PRODUCTION) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LAS VEGAS. x-13s. Alex Tuch (TUCK) and Vadim Shipachyov made the most of their debuts with the Vegas Golden Knights, as they each scored a goal...
SportsCall Audio 4:10 PM ET
SportsCall Audio 4:10 PM ET--NAT160 - (SPORTS-FBN-Colts vs Titans-PREVIEW) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) (NOTE LENGTH) NASHVILLE, Tenn. x-04s. The Tennessee Titans try to snap an 11-game skid against the Indianapolis Colts in Monday Night Football tonight. It's...
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