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A Call to Arms for Public Interest Journalism in Canada
A call to arms for public interest journalism in Canada--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...
ADVISORY-Atlantic-Calendar
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Advisory-Prairie-Calendar
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Airbus, Bombardier Plan for Long C Series Partnership despite Take-Out Clause
Airbus will not buy out C Series partners--MONTREAL - Airbus and Bombardier plan to remain strategic partners on the C Series program even after the European aerospace giant is able to buy out its minority partners, the chief executives of both companies...
Argos Defence Wary of Threats Versatile Bombers' Andrew Harris Presents
Argos wary of threats Andrew Harris presents--TORONTO - Winnipeg won't have its top receiver for its game in Toronto on Saturday, but Argonauts linebacker Bear Woods doesn't expect the Blue Bombers' offence to skip a beat.That's because versatile Canadian...
'A Sad Day for Canada:' Alberta Premier Condemns Quebec's Face-Covering Ban
Quebec bill marginalizes women: Alberta premier--CALGARY - Alberta's premier says Quebec legislation that bans people from providing or receiving public services with their faces covered represents a sad day for Canada.The controversial religious neutrality...
Atlantic Audio 5:05 PM AT
Atlantic Audio 5:05 PM AT--AT03 - (NB-Police-Shooting)BATHURST, N.B. x-11s. A judge has upheld a decision dismissing manslaughter charges against two constables in the police shooting of a New Brunswick businessman. Constables Patrick Bulger and Mathieu...
Atlantic Update
(Lobster-Clash)The federal Fisheries Department says it has seized three tonnes of lobster at Stanfield International Airport in Halifax.A federal spokesman told Global News the department's investigation involves allegations of the sale of lobster harvested...
--Atlantic Update-
---(RCMP-Goatee)A New Brunswick R-C-M-P corporal says he feels he's being targeted for publicly criticizing the force's top brass.Corporal Patrick Bouchard says he has been assigned to administrative duties for refusing to shave off his goatee.He says...
B.C. Community Shuts Operations to Mourn Three Men Who Died in Ice Arena
B.C. community mourns victims of ice-rink tragedy--FERNIE, B.C. - The City of Fernie, B.C., closed its operations for a day of mourning on Friday as colleagues and loved ones remembered three dedicated workers and devoted family men who died on the job...
--B-C Update-
---(Fatal-Gas-Leak)One of the three men who died following an ammonia leak at a rink in Fernie has been identified as Lloyd Smith.B-C Emergency Health Services says Smith was an off-duty part time paramedic who was working "at his other job" with the...
--B-C Update-
---(BC-Fatal-Gas-Leak)Fernie Mayor Mary Giuliano says words can't convey the community's sorrow after two municipal employees and a worker from Alberta died following an ammonia leak at the local ice rink.The city shut down operations today to give staff...
B.C. Woman Plagued by Bedbugs on Airplane Not Surprising, Says Expert
Bedbugs on planes not surprising: expert--VANCOUVER - A British Columbia woman plagued by bedbugs on a nine-hour flight to London is a victim of the explosive growth in the critters globally, but travellers shouldn't worry they'll become a common feature...
'Blade Runner 2049' Misses Mark on Artificial Intelligence
'Blade Runner 2049' misses mark on artificial intelligence--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...
Bodies Removed from B.C. Arena Following Ammonia Leak, Evacuation Order Persists
Bodies removed from B.C. arena after ammonia leak--FERNIE, B.C. - One of the three men who died following an ammonia leak at an ice rink in southeastern British Columbia has been identified as Lloyd Smith, an off-duty part time paramedic.BC Emergency...
Brands Face Risk of Backlash by Tweeting about Gord Downie
Brands face risk by tweeting about Gord Downie--TORONTO - Fans of rock star, poet and Canadian troubadour Gord Downie began flooding social media with heartfelt tributes as soon as word emerged that the singer had died.And among their tweets were some...
Business News Advisory
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Business News Advisory
Business News Advisory--Here are the CP Business Department's early plans for today. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Entries are subject to change as news develops. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact business editor...
Calgary Police Apologize to Family over News Release about Girl's Death
Police apologize to family over news release--Calgary police have apologized to the family of a little girl who was killed when she was hit by a vehicle in 2016, saying they are sorry they released unverified information to the media.The information...
Canadian Writer-Director Chris Craddock Apologizes after 'Rape Culture' Confession
Canadian director apologizes after 'rape culture' confession--Canadian actor, writer and director Chris Craddock is apologizing after admitting on social media that he has "acted as though women were objects."Earlier this week, the Edmonton-based, Kitchener,...
Celebrity Birthdays for Oct. 20
Celebrity birthdays for Oct. 20--Celebrity Birthdays for Oct. 20:Japan's Empress Michiko is 83.Rockabilly singer Wanda Jackson is 80.Former actress Rev. Mother Dolores Hart is 79.Ric Lee, drummer with Ten Years After, is 72.Actor William "Rusty" Russ...
Celebrity Birthdays for Oct. 22
Celebrity birthdays for Oct. 22--Celebrity Birthdays for Oct. 22:Black Panthers co-founder Bobby Seale is 81.Actor Christopher Lloyd is 79.Actor Derek Jacobi is 79.Actor Tony Roberts is 78.Actress Catherine Deneuve is 74.Movie director Jan de Bont is...
Celebrity Birthdays for Oct. 25
Celebrity birthdays for Oct. 25--Celebrity Birthdays for Oct. 25:Actress Marion Ross is 89.Basketball Hall-of-Famer Bob Knight is 77.Singer Helen Reddy is 76.Author Anne Tyler is 76.Roy Lynes, organist and vocalist with Status Quo, is 74.Singer Jon Anderson...
Celebrity Birthdays for Oct. 26
Celebrity birthdays for Oct. 26--Celebrity Birthdays for is Oct. 26:Actress Shelley Morrison ("Will and Grace") is 81.Actress Jaclyn Smith ("Charlie's Angels") is 72."Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak is 71.Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham...
Celebrity Birthdays for Oct. 27
Celebrity birthdays for Oct. 27--Celebrity Birthdays for Oct. 27:Actress Nanette Fabray is 97.Quebec singer-songwriter Gilles Vigneault is 89.Actor-comedian John Cleese is 78.Country songwriter-singer Dallas Frazier is 78.Author Maxine Hong Kingston...
CORRECTION-Seventh NewsWatch
---Stations, please substitute the following for the story slugged (StatCan-Inflation-Sept) in the Seventh NewsWatch(Corrects first para to add dropped word - inflation climbed "to" 1.6 per cent)---(StatCan-Inflation-Sept) (Audio: 87)Canada's annual...
Dalhousie Student Leader Faces Backlash for Criticizing 'White Fragility'
'White fragility': Student leader faces backlash--HALIFAX - A Dalhousie University student leader says she's facing a backlash for criticizing "white fragility" and standing with Indigenous Peoples on Canada 150 celebrations.Masuma Khan, a member of...
Delon Wright Steps Up in New Role as Leader of Raptors' Second Unit
Wright shines as second-unit point man--TORONTO - Early in the second quarter of Toronto's opening-night win over Chicago, Delon Wright pump-faked then drove to the hoop, tossing up an acrobatic basket that landed him on his back side and drew a whistle....
Desmond Family Brings Call for Inquiry into Military Murder-Suicide to Ottawa
Family wants inquiry into murder-suicide--OTTAWA - The family of an Afghan war veteran who shot and killed his mother, wife and daughter before taking his own life earlier this year has taken their call for an inquiry to the steps of Parliament Hill.The...
Editorial Exchange: An Uphill Drive Awaits Trudeau
Editorial Exchange: An uphill drive awaits Trudeau--An editorial from the Hamilton Spectator, published Oct. 19:If Justin Trudeau's two-year-old government were a sports car, we'd say rush it in for a tune-up. It ran smoothly for its first 18 months...
Editorial Exchange: Call Bill 62 What It Is - Bigotry
Editorial Exchange: Call Bill 62 what it is - bigotry--An editorial from the Hamilton Spectator, published Oct. 19:Based on the volume of media coverage -- worldwide -- and domestic debate, you could be forgiven for thinking Quebec's controversial ban...
Editorial Exchange: Examining the Benefits of Smart Power Meters
Editorial Exchange: Examining the benefits of smart power meters--An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle Herald, published Oct. 20:The promise -- more stable power rates plus potential savings based on usage for customers -- is clear in Nova Scotia...
Editorial Exchange: Gord Downie's Great Final Act
Editorial Exchange: Gord Downie's great final act--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Oct. 18:Gord Downie wrote songs about the 100th meridian, "where the great plains begin," about the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Group of Seven. He wrote...
Editorial Exchange: Is Bill Morneau Up to the Job?
Editorial Exchange: Is Bill Morneau up to the job?--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Oct. 19:The federal finance minister, the architect of the country's fiscal policy, should not be allowed to maintain control, even indirectly, over tens...
Editorial Exchange: Morneau Moves to Address Tax Reform Mess
Editorial Exchange: Morneau moves to address tax reform mess--An editorial from the Hamilton Spectator, published Oct. 16:Of all the communication missteps made by the Trudeau government since its election, nothing comes close to the colossal foul-up...
Editorial Exchange: Morneau: Smart Man, Clueless Decisions
Editorial Exchange: Morneau: smart man, clueless decisions--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published Oct. 20 :What is it about politics that makes very smart people do things that are not at all very smart?It's a question non-holders of elected...
Editorial Exchange: Spain Should Talk, Not Fight, with Catalans
Editorial Exchange: Spain should talk, not fight, with Catalans--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Oct. 19:Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has clearly never heard of the gentle art of persuasion.If he had, he wouldn't find himself in...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Que-Religious-Neutrality)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says governments should not be telling women what to wear and what not to wear.In response to Quebec's Bill 62, which bans people from providing or receiving public services in the province with...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(StatCan-Inflation-Sept) (Audio: 90)Statistics Canada says higher gasoline prices helped push the annual inflation rate in September to 1.6 per cent, up from 1.4 per cent the previous month.The agency also released numbers showing retail sales fell...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Gord-Downie-Memorial)The family of Gord Downie says a private gathering is being held today, but they are hoping to organize a public event where fans can honour the late Tragically Hip lead singer.Speaking through tears, Downie's brother Mike says...
Ex-Coach Levy Inspires Alouettes, but Last Home Game vs. Ti-Cats Meaningless
Levy pep talk too late for Alouettes--MONTREAL - A visit from 92-year-old coaching legend Marv Levy may have been uplifting but it came far too late to save the Montreal Alouettes season.Levy, who led the Alouettes to a pair of Grey Cups in the 1970s,...
Ex-Just for Laughs President Gilbert Rozon to Sell All His Shares
Ex-Just For Laughs boss Rozon to sell shares--MONTREAL - The founder of Just For Laughs is selling all his shares in the hugely successful comedy festival amid allegations he sexually harassed or sexually assaulted 10 women.Just For Laughs spokesman...
Feds Say Police Cannabis Testing Ongoing, Rules on Edibles in Place in One Year
Feds say progress made on cannabis plan--EDMONTON - Canada's health minister says pilot projects have begun on roadside police testing for marijuana, and the plan is to have rules in place for edible cannabis around July 2019."Our priority right now...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Morneau-Ethics) (Audio: P06)Finance Minister Bill Morneau had a testy exchange with reporters today as they continued to grill him about his personal finances since he took office two years ago.At one point, he was asked about his use of numbered...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(Health-Ministers-Meet)A joint meeting of federal, territorial and provincial health ministers today will focus on the pending legalization of marijuana.Federal minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor will update her counterparts on the federal government's...
"Fire Emblem Warriors" a Surprisingly Smooth Hybrid of Two Disparate Gaming Series
"Fire Emblem Warriors" more than fan service--Nintendo's "Fire Emblem" series has earned a dedicated following among strategy gamers for its tactically sound and occasionally punishing battle simulations.Almost a polar opposite, the titles in the long-running...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Health-Ministers-Meet)Canada's health ministers are looking at ways of working together to fight the growing crisis in opioid addictions.Provincial and territorial ministers held the first of two days of meetings in Edmonton Thursday, where they...
Former CFL Player Dean Neol Steers Son Away from Gridiron and into Hockey
NHL prospect Noel steered away from football roots--OSHAWA, Ont. - Serron Noel doesn't know much about his father football career. In fact, his dad steered him away from the gridiron at a young age.Noel, a six-foot-five, 203-pound forward with the Ontario...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Morneau-Ethics) (Audio: P03)Finance Minister Bill Morneau continues to be dogged by questions over how he handled his personal fortune when he entered government in 2015.That's despite announcing yesterday he was selling 21-million dollars worth...
--Fourth NewsWatch-
---(Syria)A U-S-backed Syrian force has formally declared victory over the Islamic State group in its former de facto capital of Raqqa.At a press conference there today, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces declared the city free of any extremist...
Gord Downie 'Like a Terry Fox in the Modern Day,' Says Doctor
Downie 'like a Terry Fox in the modern day,' says doctor--TORONTO - Gord Downie's openness about his diagnosis with terminal brain cancer will leave a lasting legacy that makes him "a Terry Fox in the modern day," says a radiation oncologist who treated...
Governments Shouldn't Tell Women What to Wear and What Not to Wear: Trudeau
Trudeau says women shouldn't be told what to wear--ALMA, Que. - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau again waded into the debate on Quebec's Bill 62 on Friday, saying governments should not be telling women what to wear and what not to wear."I will always stand...
Half of Tim Hortons Franchisees in Canada Join Unsanctioned Group
50% of Canadian Tim Hortons franchisees join GWNFA--TORONTO - Less than a year after it was created, a group looking to raise Tim Hortons franchisees' concerns over the chain's management has recruited half of all of Tim Hortons Canadian franchisees...
Halifax Lawyer Who Argued He Was Singled out Disbarred for Misconduct
Halifax lawyer disbarred for misconduct--HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia Barristers' Society has disbarred Lyle Howe in a disciplinary panel ruling that says the high-profile defence lawyer lied repeatedly to the courts. The penalty was announced Friday following...
Halifax Pitches Abandoned Military Site for Amazon Campus in Declassified Report
Abandoned military site pitched for Amazon HQ--HALIFAX - A declassified Halifax regional council report reveals new details of the city's longshot bid to woo online retail giant Amazon, including offering the site of a former military community.The confidential...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory of 3 P.M. Friday, Oct. 20
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...
Historic Hotel in Banff, Alta., to Reopen after Devastating Fire Last Year
Historic hotel in Banff, Alta., to rebuild--BANFF, Alta. - Brewster Travel Canada has unveiled its renovation plans for a fire-ravaged hotel that has been a fixture along the main street in the resort town of Banff, Alta., for more than a century.The...
Hudson's Bay Co. CEO Gerald Storch Leaving, Executive Chairman Assuming CEO Role
HBC CEO Gerald Storch stepping down--TORONTO - The CEO of Hudson's Bay Co. will leave the company and return to his consulting firm next month, the company says -- less than two months after he helped bring the Canadian department-store chain to an international...
'I'm Just So Furious': Mother and Son Both Fall Victim to Equifax Canada Hack
'I'm just so furious': Equifax hack victim--TORONTO - Robin Harvey thought she was being financially prudent when she urged her son to sign up to monitor their credit files at Equifax Canada in 2013.Her son was graduating from university at the time,...
Inflation Accelerates to 1.6% in September; Retail Trade Contracts in August
Inflation rises to 1.6%; retail sales down--OTTAWA - The country's annual inflation rate accelerated last month but economists believe it's unlikely the increase will push the Bank of Canada to raise its key interest rate next week.Higher gasoline prices...
Institutional Investors Key to Driving Increase in Women on Boards: Report
Institutional investors key for women on boards--TORONTO - The support of institutional investors is key to driving any meaningful increase in female representation on corporate boards and in the executive suites, a new analysis suggests.The review authored...
Judge Rules Quebec Is within Its Constitutional Rights to Establish Gun Registry
Judge rules in favour of Quebec gun registry--MONTREAL - Quebec's long-gun registry doesn't infringe on federal jurisdiction, says a judge who has rejected a motion seeking to see it shelved.The National Firearms Association, in conjunction with a Quebec-based...
Justin Williams Scores Winner as Hurricanes Hold on to Beat Flames
Hurricanes hold on to edge Flames 2-1--CALGARY - The Carolina Hurricanes are doing their best to prove they are for real early in the season.Jeff Skinner scored his team-leading third goal and had an assist to lead Carolina to a 2-1 victory over the...
La Loche School Shooter Carried out Plan with 'Stark Efficiency:' Crown
La Loche shooter knew what he was doing: Crown--MEADOW LAKE, Sask. - A Saskatchewan judge is weighing whether a teenager who fatally shot four people and injured seven others at a school and a home in La Loche, Sask., should be sentenced as an adult...
Lobster Seized at Halifax Airport amid Tensions over Indigenous Fishery
Tonnes of lobster seized at Halifax airport--HALIFAX - Fisheries officials have seized three tonnes of lobster amid tensions over the Indigenous fishery in Nova Scotia.The lobster was seized Monday at Halifax Stanfield International Airport, the federal...
Man Convicted of Murder in Stabbing Death of Montreal Store Clerk in April 2016
Man convicted of murdering Montreal store clerk--MONTREAL - A man who brutally stabbed a young woman to death in a busy grocery store in Montreal in 2016 was convicted on Friday of first-degree murder.A jury found Randy Tshilumba guilty of premeditated...
Morneau Faces More Questions despite Promise to Sell Shares, Use Blind Trust
Ethics questions for Morneau not dying down--OTTAWA - Cracks began to show in Bill Morneau's cucumber-cool countenance Friday as the finance minister faced still more questions about the handling of his personal fortune, even after pledging to sell at...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (15,857.22, up 39.22 points):Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up six cents, or 2.16...
Mother of Missing Woman Says Police Said Daughter Was Probably Drinking
RCMP failed us, mother tells inquiry--WINNIPEG - Feeling abandoned by police, the family of a Manitoba Indigenous woman who disappeared in 2008, has been digging through fields, ditches and garbage dumps for any sign of her.The effort has put Jennifer...
NAFTA: U.S. Hasn't Done Analysis on What Happens If Free-Trade Treaty Ends
U.S. hasn't analyzed impact of ending NAFTA--WASHINGTON - American policy-makers admit they have not worked to analyze the economic impact of the end of the North American Free Trade Agreement, even as President Donald Trump threatens to cancel the agreement.That...
National Audio 10:25 AM ET
National Audio 10:25 AM ET--NAT096 - (Syria) BEIRUT. x-21s. U-S-backed Syrian forces have declared victory over the Islamic State group in its former "capital" of Raqqa. Syrian Democratic Forces declared declaring the northern Syrian city free of any...
National Audio 10:55 AM ET
National Audio 10:55 AM ET--NAT101 - (US-Wisconsin-Ring-Found) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-32s. (Ryan Burrow) A Wisconsin ring finder has come to the rescue again. (WA) (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT102 - (NS-Orphanage-Inquiry) HALIFAX. x-18s. Nova Scotia Premier...
National Audio 12:45 PM ET
National Audio 12:45 PM ET--NAT112 - (ODD-Singing-Pig) SURREY. x-05s. The B-C Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is searching for a farm in need of a barnyard baritone, because they say the have a pig that hits all the right notes. The society...
National Audio 1:35 PM ET
National Audio 1:35 PM ET--NAT120 - (Que-Religious-Neutrality) ALMA, Que. x-14s. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is again wading into the debate on Quebec's Bill 62, saying it is not a government's business to tell a woman how she should dress. Trudeau...
National Audio 2:15 PM ET
National Audio 2:15 PM ET--NAT128 - (Que-Gun-Registry-Court) UNDATED. x-15s. A judge has rejected an attempt to put a stop to Quebec's provincial long-gun registry, setting aside an argument that it infringes on federal jurisdiction. Firearms lobby groups...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT001 - (Sask-School-Shooting) MEADOW LAKE, Sask. x-30s. (Jennifer Graham) Final submissions are expected today at the sentencing hearing for a teenager who shot and killed four people and injured seven others at a home and...
National Audio 2:55 AM ET
National Audio 2:55 AM ET--NAT005 - (Indigenous-Care) VANCOUVER. x-14s. Future doctors, nurses and dentists studying at the University of British Columbia are now required to take a course so they're better able to care for Indigenous patients. A total...
National Audio 2:55 PM ET
National Audio 2:55 PM ET--NAT130 - (Gord-Downie-Memorial) TORONTO. x-14s. One of Gord Downie's brothers says a "private family gathering" is taking place today for the Tragically Hip frontman, who died Tuesday night at age 53. Mike Downie says the public's...
National Audio 4:15 AM ET
National Audio 4:15 AM ET--NAT026 - (US-Congress-Budget) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-14s. U-S lawmakers got one step closer to tax reform in a late night session Thursday. The Senate passed the Republican proposed budget in a party line vote....
National Audio 4:25 PM ET
National Audio 4:25 PM ET--NAT143 - (NB-Police-Shooting) BATHURST, N.B. x-11s. A judge has upheld a decision dismissing manslaughter charges against two constables in the police shooting of a New Brunswick businessman. Constables Patrick Bulger and Mathieu...
National Audio 4:55 PM ET
National Audio 4:55 PM ET--NAT148 - (Business-Minute) TORONTO. x-60s. (Roger Ward) The Canadian Press Afternoon Business Minute. (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)--NAT145 - (ENT-Harvey-Weinstein) (NOTE CONTENT) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LOS ANGELES. x-15s. A former...
National Audio 6:15 AM ET
National Audio 6:15 AM ET--NAT060 - (ENT-TV-Jimmy-Kimmel-Live!) (FOR PRODUCTION) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) BROOKLYN, N.Y. x-18s. In his monologue on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Thursday night, host Jimmy Kimmel joked about seeing Bruce Springsteen on Broadway. ("..it...
National Audio 7:05 PM ET
National Audio 7:05 PM ET--NAT168 - (Fatal-Gas-Leak) FERNIE, B.C. x-19s. Three workers killed in an ammonia leak at a Fernie B-C arena are being remembered by their community has hard-working men who were dedicated to their families. The provincial coroners...
National Audio 7:15 AM ET
National Audio 7:15 AM ET--NAT076 - (US-Explosive-Devices-Raid) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) DUNEDIN, Fla. x-15s. Police in Florida made an alarming discovery - a cache of weapons in a home where they were serving a warrant on an unrelated case. Detectives investigating...
National Audio 8:15 AM ET
National Audio 8:15 AM ET--NAT082 - (US-Las-Vegas-Shooting-Concert) LAS VEGAS. x-22s. Survivors and supporters rallied in Las Vegas last night for a country music concert benefiting victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U-S history. Las Vegas...
National Audio 9:15 AM ET
National Audio 9:15 AM ET--NAT085 - (Bed-Bugs-Planes) VANCOUVER. x-20s. On a recent British Airways flight from Vancouver to London, Heather Szilagyi (sil-AH'-gy) says she and her family noticed bedbugs crawling out of the seat in front of them, and...
National Audio 9:25 AM ET
National Audio 9:25 AM ET--NAT088 - (Brexit) BRUSSELS. x-16s. British Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain and the European Union need to cover more ground if they want the Brexit talks to move onto the issue of trade by the end of December. Speaking...
N.B. Judge Upholds Dismissal of Charges in Police Shooting of Businessman
Judge upholds dismissal of police charges--BATHURST, N.B. - A judge has upheld a decision dismissing manslaughter charges against two constables in the police shooting of a New Brunswick businessman.Const. Patrick Bulger and Const. Mathieu Boudreau had...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Health-Minister-Meet) (Audio: 176)Canada's health minister says pilot projects have begun on roadside police testing for marijuana, and the plan is to have rules in place for edible cannabis around mid 2019.At a meeting with her provincial and territorial...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Airbus-Bombardier)The chief executive of Airbus says the European aircraft manufacturer has no plans to buy Bombardier after its deal to partner on the CSeries project.On Monday, Airbus announced it is buying a 50.01 per cent interest in the CSeries...
'No Dress Rehearsal, This Is Our Life:' Gord Downie and the Canadian Conversation
'No dress rehearsal, this is our life:' Gord Downie and the Canadian conversation--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information...
No Parole for 17 Years for Man Who Killed Surrey, B.C., Teenager
No parole for 17 years in murder of B.C. teen--NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. - A British Columbia man has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for 17 years after pleading guilty to second-degree murder.Raymond Caissie was sentenced...
OHL Roundup: Kyrou with Hat Trick, Sting Beat Battalion for Ninth Straight Win
OHL Roundup: Sting win ninth in a row--NORTH BAY, Ont. - Jordan Kyrou had three goals and an assist as the Sarnia Sting beat the North Bay Battalion 8-2 on Thursday in Ontario Hockey League action.Aidan Hughes turned away 38 shots for Sarnia (10-1-0),...
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne Moves to Sue Opposition Leader for Defamation
Ontario premier moves to sue Opposition leader--TORONTO - Ontario's premier took another step toward a defamation lawsuit against the province's Opposition leader Friday after he refused to retract comments suggesting she is personally on trial.Kathleen...
--Ontario Update-
---(Premiers-Governors)Premier Kathleen Wynne is in Windsor today for the opening of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers 2017 Leadership Summit.Wynne is to meet with Michigan Governor Rick Snyder before the conference begins this...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-College-Strike)A group of student leaders is asking the provincial government to try to get negotiations going again in the faculty strike at Ontario's 24 colleges.Student association presidents at eight colleges have sent a letter to Premier...
Orr? Espo? Dryden? Nope, Downie's Favourite Hockey Player Was Laverne Hennessy
Catching up with Downie's favourite player--Considering the late Gord Downie was an unabashed Bruins fan, you might think his favourite hockey player would have been a Boston legend like Bobby Orr, Ray Bourque or Cam Neely.Former NHL great Doug Gilmour,...
Parliament Audio 2:05 PM ET
Parliament Audio 2:05 PM ET--P03 - (Morneau-Ethics) WATERLOO, Ont. x-20s. Finance Minister Bill Morneau is facing more questions over how he handled his personal fortune when he entered government in 2015 -- even though he's vowed to take steps to address...
Parliament Audio 2:15 PM ET
Parliament Audio 2:15 PM ET--P05 - (Military-Suicide) OTTAWA. x-15s. Cassandra Desmond is bringing her call for an inquiry into the circumstances around her brother's death to the steps of Parliament, in hopes of preventing a repeat of the tragedy that...
Plan Underway to Supply Churchill with Ice Road as Rail Remains Knocked Out
Plan underway to supply Churchill by ice road--WINNIPEG - Plans are underway to supply Churchill, Man., with an ice road as the rail link that normally provides a lifeline to the community remains out of commission.Mark Kohaykewych, president of Polar...
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