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4 in 10 Say If Interest Rates Rise They Could Be in Financial Trouble: Poll
4 in 10 say they fear rate hike: poll--TORONTO - Four in 10 Canadians say that if interest rates rise any further they fear they will be in financial trouble, a new poll suggests.The survey conducted for insolvency firm MNP Ltd. also found one in three...
5 Things to Know about New Travel Booking Platform
5 things to know about TRVL--The man behind Apple News wants to shake up the travel industry and give travellers a cut of commissions from online hotel bookings.Jochem Wijnands launched TRVL this year. Here are five things you should know about using...
Access to Information Reforms Fall Short, Pro-Openness Voices Tell MPs
Pro-openness voices criticize federal bill--OTTAWA - A Liberal government bill to modernize the Access to Information Act would create new barriers for people seeking federal files, transparency advocates told MPs studying the measures.The access law...
Activism Can Help Defeat 'Illiberal' Forces Trying to Destroy Democracies: Clinton
Hillary Clinton's book tour hits Montreal--MONTREAL - Citizens in the West must continue standing up for minority rights in order to help fight off the forces trying to destabilize democracies around the world, Hillary Clinton said Monday on the second...
Advisory-Prairie-Calendar
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American-Born Putin Critic Allowed into America, after Being Temporarily Blocked
Putin foe: Born, then blocked, in the U.S.A.--WASHINGTON - An American-born traveller being allowed to enter America isn't usually news -- unless that American is a bitter foe of Vladmir Putin, accused of crimes by the Russian leader, placed on an international...
Atlantic Audio 1:25 PM AT
Atlantic Audio 1:25 PM AT--AT01 - (NS-Anti-Cyberbullying)HALIFAX. x-16s. A law replacing anti-cyberbullying legislation that was struck down in the Nova Scotia courts two years ago will move forward despite concerns from legal experts who say it will...
Atlantic Update
(NB-Election-Speculation)New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant has ended speculation about an early election.On Friday night, the province said the Liberal government had accomplished its mandate, but today Gallant is saying the Liberals still have things...
--Atlantic Update-
---(NB-Elxn-Speculation)New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant is to meet with the province's lieutenant-government today amid speculation there may be an early election call.A premier normally meets the lieutenant-government just before calling a vote...
--Atlantic Update-
---(NB-Elxn-Meeting)Speculation about an early election call in New Brunswick is mounting as Liberal Premier Brian Gallant prepares to meet with the lieutenant-governor this morning.Gallant's press secretary downplayed election talk on Sunday, but New...
Baby Girl Suffered Multiple Organ Failure after Birth in Heated Tub: Case Study
Birth in hot tub led to organ failure: study--LONDON, Ont. - A team of doctors says the case of a baby girl who went into multiple organ failure after being born underwater in a hot tub highlights the risks of such births.The report published in the...
B.C. Lions, Hamilton Tiger-Cats Can Play Spoiler Role Heading into CFL Playoffs
Lions, Ticats can impact playoff structure--The B.C. Lions, Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Montreal Alouettes are out of playoff contention but can still impact the CFL post-season.B.C. (6-10) visits Winnipeg (11-5) on Saturday to face a Blue Bombers team that...
--B-C Update-
(Fatal-Gas-Leak)An investigation by Work-Safe B-C into the deaths of three men after an ammonia leak at an arena in Fernie is expected to take months to complete.Trish Knight Chernecki says the arena and community centre will remain closed to the public...
Bears Killed after Biting, Scratching Two People in Mission, B.C
Two injured by black bear in Mission, B.C.--MISSION, B.C. - Two people have been injured by a bear that broke into a home in Mission, B.C.Murray Smith with the provincial Conservation Officer Service says a Mission resident heard a commotion in her backyard...
Bombardier Manager Goes to Jail for Defrauding Company to Fund Lavish Lifestyle
Bombardier UK employee gets six-year sentence--SUSSEX, United Kingdom - A former manager of Bombardier Inc.'s railway division in Britain was sentenced Monday to six years in prison for defrauding the firm of about $1.15 million which he used to fund...
Canada to Regulate New Diesel Generators, Cut Arctic Pollution in 2018
Canada looking to cut northern diesel use--OTTAWA - The federal government plans to introduce new regulations next year to try to match decade-old American standards for new diesel-powered generators.Environment Minister Catherine McKenna was presented...
Canadian Contribution to Peacekeeping Reaches New Low under Liberals
Canadian peacekeeping numbers at new low--OTTAWA - The Trudeau Liberals may have promised to ramp up Canada's role in peacekeeping, but new UN figures show there were fewer Canadian peacekeepers in the field last month than at any point in recent memory.The...
Chelsea Manning No Threat to Canada, Should Be Allowed in, Advocates Say
Manning no threat to Canada: advocates--OTTAWA - A U.S. soldier convicted of leaking thousands of classified documents poses no security threat to Canada and ought to be allowed into the country, advocates said Monday.Chelsea Manning tried to enter Canada...
Company That Runs B.C. Casino Says It Follows Rules on Money Laundering
Company defends actions at Richmond, B.C., casino--RICHMOND, B.C. - The head of a company that runs a British Columbia casino alleged to have taken in millions that could be proceeds of crime says procedures to ensure compliance with regulations are...
CORRECTION-Atlantic Update-PEI-Single-Fatal
Please substitute the following for the Atlantic Update that moved at about 11:00 AM(Replaces first item slugged NB Elxn Speculation to replace outdated information)(Fixes item slugged PEI-Double fatal to CORRECT that only the driver died)---(NB-Elxn-Speculation)New...
Could the Charge of the Light Brigade Have Worked?
Could the Charge of the Light Brigade have worked?--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...
Crown Disputes Bar Society's Finding That Race a Factor in Lawyer's Treatment
Crown fires back at bar society in Howe case--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's prosecution service is firing back at a ruling from the province's bar society, saying race played no role in how Crown lawyers treated a black lawyer.The Nova Scotia Barristers' Society...
Dalhousie under Fire for Probing Student Leader, 'Censoring' Political Speech
Dalhousie accused of censoring political speech--HALIFAX - Dalhousie University is facing scrutiny for investigating a student leader's polarizing social media comments as a group of law professors and a civil liberties group accuse the university of...
Drake Throws Lavish Toronto Birthday Party with Family and Friends
Drake celebrates 31st birthday in Toronto--TORONTO - Drake kept his 31st birthday close to home this year by holding a celebration with family, friends and basketball.The Toronto rapper stormed through the city on Saturday night, hitting a Raptors game...
Dryden: Time for a 'Game Change' When It Comes to Hockey and Hits to the Head
Time for a 'Game Change' in hockey head hits--TORONTO - Ken Dryden never met Steve Montador. But after hearing of the death of the NHL veteran defenceman at just 35, he wanted to know how and why."Game Change" is the result.Subtitled "The Life and Death...
Editorial Exchange: Dignity for the Dying
Editorial Exchange: Dignity for the dying--An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle Herald, published Oct. 23:Given a choice, the vast majority of Canadians say they'd prefer to die at home. Most end up dying in hospital.That's because many people simply...
Editorial Exchange: Halloween Can Be Teachable Moment
Editorial Exchange: Halloween can be teachable moment--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published Oct. 23:Looking for a scary costume this Halloween? Maybe consider dressing as "political correctness."Or, if that's not your bête noir, a "ban...
Editorial Exchange: It Takes a Villa
Editorial Exchange: It takes a villa--An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle Herald, published Oct. 21:Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau and his chief spokesman, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, have certainly had a busy week on the run.They've been...
Editorial Exchange: Ottawa Should Show Courage on Quebec's Bill 62
Editorial Exchange: Ottawa should show courage on Quebec's Bill 62--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Oct. 20:The passage in Quebec last week of Bill 62, which forbids people in the province from providing or receiving public services with...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Fiscal-Update)A senior government official says the fall economic statement will show an improving fiscal outlook.The Trudeau government will release fresh projections Tuesday pointing to smaller-than-anticipated deficits.The Liberals are likely...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Tax-Liberals-Diabetes)It's not clear if the Canada Revenue Agency is going to back away from what Diabetes Canada calls a clawback of a disability tax credit that helps Type 1 diabetics.Kimberley Hanson of Diabetes Canada says thousands of claimants...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Myanmar-Bob-Rae)(Audio: P05)Canada's new special envoy to Myanmar will be travelling to southeast Asia next week as the Rohingya refugee crisis worsens.Former interim federal Liberal leader Bob Rae will be advising Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Monday, Oct. 23
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Even as Long-Form Census Data Returns, Statcan Readies for Day without It
Statcan's controversial long-form data--OTTAWA - As a political brawl played out on Parliament Hill seven years ago over the cancellation of the long-form census, Statistics Canada quietly kept the mandatory survey on life support, waiting for the day...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Fiscal-Update) (Audio: p10)An Ottawa official says the Trudeau government will release its projections tomorrow indicating smaller-than-anticipated annual deficits in the years ahead.But the government still isn't expected to provide a timeline for...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(Census-Long-Form) (Audio: 03)This week's release of data from the 2016 census is expected to show immigrants making up a larger share of the Canadian population.It will also offer insights into how they, their children and their grandchildren are...
Firefighters Hindered by Unexploded Ammunition at New Brunswick Military Base
Unexploded ordnance hinders firefighters--FREDERICTON - Unexploded ammunition is hampering efforts to extinguish three fires burning at Canada's second-largest military base.The fires have been burning for weeks at the Gagetown base in New Brunswick...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Fernie-Gas-Leak-Arena)Nearly 100 people have been allowed to return to their homes in Fernie, B-C, five days after they were forced to leave because of a gas leak.The small Rocky Mountain community is trying to move forward after an ammonia leak...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Fiscal-Update)A source is revealing details of a fiscal update tomorrow from the finance minister, suggesting the Trudeau government will release fresh projections to smaller-than-anticipated annual deficits.But the government still isn't expected...
--Fourth NewsWatch-
---(Census-Long-Form) (Audio: 02)Canadians will get a better picture of what their country looks like on a granular level this week, with the latest release of data from the 2016 census.Wednesday's trove of information will include the first details...
HBC Minority Shareholder Calls for Special Meeting to Replace Board of Directors
HBC shareholder calls for board shakeup--TORONTO - A U.S. investment firm is calling for the removal of the current board of directors at Hudson's Bay Co. (TSX:HBC), and taking particular aim at executive chairman Richard Baker because he "continues...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory of 3 P.M. Monday, Oct. 23
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...
'He's Gone Just like That:' Man Dies after Walnut Shells Used at Work Site
Man dies after nut shells used at work site--EDMONTON - Justin Mathews had a lifelong nut allergy and was always careful, so his family is stunned that he died after visiting a work site where walnut shells were used to blast paint off walls.The 33-year-old...
Holy Cash: Chase the Ace Fundraiser Nets $5.8M for Newfoundland Parish
Church asks itself: How to spend $5.8M?--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Three sets of crumbling concrete steps have just been fixed heading into the St. Kevin's church, office and community hall in St. John's, N.L.Now the Catholic parish can figure out how to spend...
Jagr out of Calgary Flames Lineup with Injury, Jankowski Recalled
Jagr out of Flames lineup with injury--CALGARY - First delay and now interruption has grounded Jaromir Jagr's launch as a Calgary Flame.A lower-body injury sustained in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Minnesota Wild put the 45-year-old right-winger on injured...
Judge Praises Sex-Assault Victim, Sentences Woman's Former Supervisor
NS man sentenced for abusing subordinate--HALIFAX - He was her supervisor and sexually abused her for months -- repeatedly groping her and making sexual comments, all under the guise of joking around.Now a 51-year-old Halifax man has been sentenced to...
Julie Snyder Files Sex-Assault Complaint against Gilbert Rozon
Julie Snyder files sex-assault complaint against Rozon--MONTREAL - Julie Snyder, one of the biggest names in Quebec's entertainment industry, has filed a complaint of sexual assault against Just For Laughs founder Gilbert Rozon.The former wife of business...
Liberals Accused of Diabetes Tax Grab with Apparent Benefit Clawback
Liberals accused of diabetes tax grab--OTTAWA - Health groups joined forces on Sunday with the Conservative opposition to accuse the Liberal government of trying to raise tax revenue on the backs of vulnerable diabetics.The accusation opened a new front...
Liberals to Enhance Child-Poverty Spending in Fall Economic Update
Update to boost child-poverty spending--OTTAWA - The Trudeau government is expected to announce more money for children and the working poor, along with shrinking federal deficits, in a crowd-pleasing economic update Tuesday that the Liberals are counting...
Man Accused of Killing Parents, Sister, 'Couldn't Fathom' Why They Were Targeted
Accused killer 'really close' to slain parents, sister--RED DEER, Alta. - A central Alberta man accused of killing his parents and his sister told police he couldn't understand why anyone would harm them.Jason Klaus, who is 41, is charged with first-degree...
Maori All Blacks Name Touring Rugby Squad to Face Canada in Vancouver
Maori All Blacks name Canada squad--TORONTO - The Maori All Blacks have named 10 new caps in their squad to face Canada in Vancouver next month.Hawke's Bay hooker Ash Dixon will captain the storied invitational rugby side.The new faces include former...
Marner Finds His Jump, Maple Leafs Hand Kings First Regulation-Time Loss
Andersen, Maple Leafs down Kings 3-2--TORONTO - Matt Martin thinks his offensive statistics might skyrocket just by having a new linemate.Mitch Marner played on Toronto's fourth line for the third straight game and set up two goals, including one from...
Missing Ontario Woman Killed for Role in Love Triangle, Court Hears
Missing Ontario woman killed due to role in love triangle--TORONTO - A Toronto woman who vanished five years ago was murdered -- and her remains burned -- for being the odd woman out in a love triangle, court heard Monday.Crown attorney Jill Cameron...
MLB World Series Champions List
MLB World Series champions list--World Series Champions2017 -- Houston Astros vs. L.A. Dodgers2016 -- Chicago Cubs2015 -- Kansas City Royals2014 -- San Francisco Giants2013 -- Boston Red Sox2012 -- San Francisco Giants2011 -- St. Louis Cardinals2010...
Montreal Impact Fire Head Coach Mauro Biello after Missing Playoffs
Impact fire head coach Mauro Biello--MONTREAL - The Montreal Impact are looking for a top level coach that they hope can take them to new heights in Major League Soccer.The Impact fired coach Mauro Biello and his staff on Monday, a day after closing...
Montreal Man Fined for Singing '90S Dance Tune in Car Says He'll Contest Ticket
Montrealer to contest fine for singing in car--MONTREAL - A Montreal man's decision to let loose and belt out a 1990s dance hit while inside his car has landed him a $149 ticket for being too loud in public.But Taoufik Moalla said Monday he'll fight...
Montreal Prepares for "Cohen Week" as First Anniversary of Singer's Death Looms
Montreal readies itself for "Cohen Week"--MONTREAL - His soulful poetry, distinctive baritone and knack for writing runaway hit songs made Leonard Cohen a global icon, but to many in his hometown of Montreal he's one of their own.His death last November...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (15,855.76, down 1.46 points):Eldorado Gold Corp. (TSX:ELD). Miner. Down 76 cents, or 27.84 per cent, to $1.97...
Mother of Canadian Man Missing in Peru since September Says He May Have Been Abducted
Mother says son missing in Peru possibly abducted--A Canadian woman who is searching for her missing son in Peru says that authorities in the country are considering the possibility that her son was abducted.Alisa Clamen, a Montreal resident, said her...
National Audio 10:05 AM ET
National Audio 10:05 AM ET--NAT056 - (UN-Rohingya-Aid Conference) GENEVA. x-11s. The head of the U-N agency that coordinates humanitarian aid says donors have pledged roughly 340-million dollars to help more than 600-thousand ethnic Rohingya who have...
National Audio 11:05 AM ET
National Audio 11:05 AM ET--NAT060 - (BRITE-Mtl-Car-Song-Fine) (FOR PRODUCTION) UNDATED. x-45s. Everybody's a critic when it comes to music. A Quebec man says he was given a 149-dollar ticket for yelling when he was stopped by police as he was singing...
National Audio 1:15 PM ET
National Audio 1:15 PM ET--NAT072 - (NB-Elxn-Speculation) FREDERICTON x-07s. New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant has ended speculation about an early election. On Friday, his office issued a statement saying the government had "accomplished" its mandate....
National Audio 12:45 PM ET
National Audio 12:45 PM ET--NAT068 - (NS-Anti-Cyberbullying) HALIFAX. x-16s. A law replacing anti-cyberbullying legislation that was struck down in the Nova Scotia courts two years ago will move forward. This despite concerns from legal experts who say...
National Audio 1:55 PM ET
National Audio 1:55 PM ET--NAT075 - (BRITE-Mtl-Car-Song-Fine) MONTREAL. x-05s. A Montreal man's decision to let loose and belt out a 1990s retro dance hit while inside his car landed him a 149-dollar ticket for being too loud in public. But Taoufik Moalla...
National Audio 2:25 AM ET
National Audio 2:25 AM ET--NAT001 - (Census-Long-Form) OTTAWA. x-33s. (Terry Pedwell) Statistics Canada will release the latest batch of information from the 2016 census this week, marking the first details from the resurrected mandatory long-form questionnaire...
National Audio 2:35 AM ET
National Audio 2:35 AM ET--NAT011 - (Right-Whale-Deaths) HALIFAX. x-21s. Researchers at an international meeting on North Atlantic right whales in Halifax say drastic measures are needed to ensure the survival of the endangered species. The recent deaths...
National Audio 7:55 AM ET
National Audio 7:55 AM ET--NAT035 - (US-Disaster-Aid) WASHINGTON. x-32s. (Shirley Smith) The U-S Senate is expected to vote either today or tomorrow on a disaster relief bill. (SOURCE: The Associated Press)--NAT036 - (US-Amazon-Pot) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE)...
National Audio 8:25 PM ET
National Audio 8:25 PM ET--NAT100 - (When-Baby-Cries) UNDATED. x-33s. (Ed Donahue) A new study is showing that babies around the world push the same buttons in their mothers' brains when they cry. (contains sound) (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT101...
National Audio 9:05 AM ET
National Audio 9:05 AM ET--NAT044 - (Italy-Autonomy-Referendums) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) ROME. x-35s. (Megan Williams) As separatist protests grow in Spain, two Italian regions have voted overwhelmingly for more autonomy. (WA) (opens with actuality) (SOURCE:...
N.B. Premier Short-Circuits Election Speculation, Lists Priorities for Session
Gallant short-circuits election speculation--FREDERICTON - New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant has ended speculation about an early election, and is modifying his government's language about whether his mandate has been completed.After a weekend of uncertainty...
New Chemical Cocktails Found in Hudson Bay Polar Bears
New chemical cocktails found in polar bears--New tests have found a wide range of previously undiscovered contaminants in polar bears around Hudson Bay.The new study complicates our understanding of the complex cocktail of chemicals the bears are exposed...
New Montreal Clinic Aims to Desensitize Children to Food Allergies
Montreal hospital launching allergy clinic--MONTREAL - In the coming months, dozens of children with food allergies will begin a treatment to desensitize them to their allergens as part of a three-year pilot project at Montreal's Sainte-Justine hospital.Oral...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Fiscal-Update)A source says the Trudeau government's fall fiscal statement will include an anti-poverty measure.The Liberals have invited anti-poverty group Campaign 2000 to attend a closed-door briefing Tuesday with officials before the economic...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(US-Ambassador) (Audio:P02)U-S Ambassador to Canada Kelly Knight Craft was among several new diplomats who formally submitted their credentials to Governor General Julie Payette this morning.Craft told reporters that -- quote -- "surely there is no...
Nova Scotia's New Cyberbullying Legislation 'Too Cautious,' Expert Says
New cyberbullying law 'too cautious': expert--HALIFAX - A new Nova Scotia law replacing anti-cyberbullying legislation struck down in the courts two years ago is moving forward unchanged, against the advice of legal experts who say it will be costly...
Nova Scotia Vineyards Flourish, for Now, as Temperatures Grow Warmer
N.S. vineyards flourish as temperatures warm--HALIFAX - The skies have been brilliant blue in Nova Scotia wine country this October, the vines heavy with grapes, and winemakers like Sean Sears are seeing crops they could only vaguely hope for in the...
Ontario Audio 1:35 PM ET
Ontario Audio 1:35 PM ET--R02 - (Ont-Hospital-Overcrowding)TORONTO. x-09s. The province is creating 1,200 new beds in hospitals across Ontario in an effort to address overcrowded wards. As part of that effort, the government is reopening two shuttered...
Ontario Creating 1,200 New Hospital Beds across Province to Ease Overcrowding
Ontario creating 1,200 new hospital beds--TORONTO - The Ontario government is spending $100 million to add hundreds of new beds to hospitals across the province to address the issue of overcrowded wards ahead of what's expected to be a bad flu season.Health...
Ontario PC Leader Says He Will Ignore Premier's Threat of Defamation Lawsuit
PC leader to ignore premier's libel threat--TORONTO - Ontario's Opposition leader plans to ignore a libel notice from Premier Kathleen Wynne, prolonging a legal spat between the two political rivals months away from a provincial election.Progressive...
--Ontario Update --
---(Motorcycle-Fatal)London area O-P-P are investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle.They say a man was killed Sunday afternoon after he lost control of his bike on Melbourne Road and crashed into a ditch.No other vehicles were involved.Police...
--Ontario Update --
---(Newmarket-Shooting)York Regional Police say they have two people in custody in connection with a homicide case in Newmarket -- but no charges have been laid.Investigators say 30-year-old Cody Gionet of Georgina was shot to death in Newmarket Saturday...
--Ontario Update --
---(Wynne-Brown-Lawsuit)Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown says he's going to ignore a libel notice from the premier.Last week, Kathleen Wynne took another step toward a defamation lawsuit against Brown after he refused to retract comments...
Parliament Audio 11:25 AM ET
Parliament Audio 11:25 AM ET--P04 - (US-Ambassador) OTTAWA. x-18s. Powerful Republican party donor Kelly Knight Craft has officially taken office as the new U-S ambassador to Canada. Craft says it's an honour to hold the post, and that she's looking...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory addition for Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists.ADDITIONS OTTAWA--Minister of...
Prairie Audio 12:20 PM MT
Prairie Audio 12:20 PM MT----PR05 - (Worker-Allergy-Death)EDMONTON. x-10s. The family of an Edmonton man with a nut allergy says he died after visiting a work site where walnut shells were used to blast paint off walls. Justin Mathews went into anaphylactic...
--Prairie Update-
---(Wrestler-Saves-Woman) (Alta note)British-Canadian professional wrestler Davey Boy Smith Jr. says he drew on his years of grappling and self-defence to help save the life of a woman dangling from a Calgary bridge.In a post on his Facebook page, Smith...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
(Canadian-Exports-Report)Fertilizers are among the sectors of Canadian exports that are expected to see growth this year after dropping last year.Export Development Canada says exports are growing significantly as both the U-S and the global economy...
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 39 points to 15-thousand-857.In New York, the Dow Jones rose 166 points to 23-thousand-329, the S-and-P 500 advanced 13 to two-thousand-575,...
Prep-Entertainment Report
Prep-Entertainment Report:20-10-17-----LETTERMAN WINS MARK TWAIN PRIZEWASHINGTON (AP) - David Letterman was celebrated at the Kennedy Center last night for his record run on late-night TV, innovative comedy routines and for helping the nation heal by...
Prep-Music-Report
Prep-Music-Report:20-10-17-----COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAMENASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Country star Alan Jackson, the late guitarist and singer Jerry Reed and songwriter Don Schlitz were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday. Loretta Lynn...
Pro Wrestler Davey Boy Smith Jr. Says He Saved Woman Hanging from Calgary Bridge
Pro wrestler says he saved woman dangling from bridge--CALGARY - British-Canadian professional wrestler Davey Boy Smith Jr. says he drew on his years of grappling and self-defence to help save the life of a woman dangling from a Calgary bridge.In a post...
Quebec Face-Covering Law Has a Likely Date with the Supreme Court: Expert
Expect Bill 62 to be challenged: experts--MONTREAL - A lot is unknown about how Quebec will implement a new law banning people wearing face veils from receiving public services, but what's virtually certain is that it will be challenged in court.In the...
Right Whale Researchers Meet in Halifax to Sound Alarm about Species Decline
Researchers deliberate right whale deaths--HALIFAX - Their names were Glacier, Starboard and Peanut.The colourfully named mammals were among 15 North Atlantic right whales who died off the coast of Canada and the U.S. in recent months.To the community...
Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall Hits Pause on Planned Corporate Tax
Wall hits pause on corporate tax cut--REGINA - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says the government will pause a corporate tax cut outlined in the provincial budget in March.The government said in the budget that the corporate tax rate would go from 12...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(Fernie-Gas-Leak-Arena)Plans are in the works for a community memorial to honour the three men killed by an ammonia leak in Fernie, B-C.Two city workers and a refrigeration company employee died in the incident at the local ice rink last week.The...
Second Search Confirmed after Human Remains Found in B.C.'S North Okanagan
Two searches in B.C. after human remains found--PENTICTON, B.C. - The police search of a rural property in British Columbia's north Okanagan where human remains were found is taking place in the same area north of Vernon where the RCMP recently warned...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
REPEAT FOR ALL NEEDING---(Fiscal-Update)Despite the economy's surprisingly strong performance in early 2017, the Trudeau government still isn't expected to provide a timeline to bring the federal books back to balance when it releases an economic update...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Tax-Liberals-Diabetes)Revenue Minister Diane Lebouthillier's office says it's looking into complaints by diabetes groups that the government is clawing back a key tax credit for those suffering from the disease.Kimberley Hanson of Diabetes Canada...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(Fiscal-Update)Tomorrow is the day the Trudeau government will release its new projections, expected to point to smaller-than-anticipated annual deficits in the coming years.But the government still isn't expected to provide a timeline on when the...
--Sixth NewsWatch-
---(Tax-Liberals-Diabetes)Diabetes Canada and other health groups are uniting to publicly accuse the Trudeau government of trying to raise tax revenue on the backs of vulnerable people.They say the government is clawing back a long-standing disability...
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