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Articles from November 27, 2017

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$100 Million for Gay Purge Victims as PM Apologizes for LGBTQ Discrimination
$100M to go to federal gay purge victims--OTTAWA - The Trudeau government has earmarked more than $100 million to compensate members of the military and other federal agencies whose careers were sidelined or ended due to their sexual orientation, The...
2017-18 National Hockey League Player's Awards List
2017-18 National Hockey League player's awards list--Players' awards for the 2017-18 season as announced by the National Hockey LeagueSTARS OF THE WEEKNov. 27First Star: Jonathan Marchessault, C, Vegas Golden Knights; Second Star: Sergei Bobrovsky, G,...
ADVISORY-Atl-Calendar
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Advisory on Canadian Press Series on Pot and the Black Market
Advisory on series on pot and the black market--EDITORS:The countdown is on towards the legalization of recreational marijuana next July and the debate about the best way to sell, price, tax and market legalized pot is continuing among advocates, governments...
Advisory-Prairie-Calendar
Good Morning! The early editor for the Prairie region at The Canadian Press Edmonton is Ken Trimble. Your queries and contributions are welcome. Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba stations call 780-428-6107 and press zero to reach the newsroom. Edmontons...
A List of Affected Canadian Newspapers in the Torstar-Postmedia Deal
A list of affected newspapers in Monday's deal--Torstar Corp. and Postmedia Network Inc. announced a deal Monday that will result in the closure of more than 30 community and daily newspapers including free dailies in Toronto, Vancouver, Winnipeg and...
A 'Quick' British-American Trade Deal? NAFTA Suggests Not a Chance
A 'quick' British-American trade deal? NAFTA suggests not a chance--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...
Argonauts Return Home after Stunning Calgary with Late Comeback to Win Grey Cup
Argos return to Toronto hoisting Grey Cup--TORONTO - The Toronto Argonauts started the season with new management, a new coach, and low expectations after a last-place finish.They somehow managed to end the season as Grey Cup champions.The Argonauts...
Argos' Posey Scores Historic Touchdown En Route to Winning MVP Honours
Argos' Posey earns Grey Cup MVP honours--OTTAWA - DeVier Posey remembers watching footage of legendary quarterback Doug Flutie capturing a Grey Cup for the Toronto Argonauts on a snowy night in 1996."I just thought, 'What would that be like to hoist...
A Team Divided: Who Is the Hero of 'Justice League'?
A team divided: Who is the hero of 'Justice League'?--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...
Atlantic Audio 1:55 PM AT
Atlantic Audio 1:55 PM AT--AT01 - (PEI-Business-Immigration)CHARLOTTETOWN. x-09s. The leaders of the opposition parties in Prince Edward Island are calling for Ottawa to investigate the operations of a provincial business immigration program that faces...
--Atlantic Update-
(NL-Fishing-Boat-Capsizes)The Transportation Safety Board of Canada says big changes are needed following its investigation into the capsizing of a small boat off Newfoundland that left four men dead.The board says the four cod fishermen died off Cape...
--Atlantic Update-
---(Disabled-Boat-Newfoundland)The Canadian Coast Guard says rough weather is causing a dangerous situation as crews try to tow a disabled cargo ship to safety near the coast of Newfoundland.MV Baby Leeyn, a 132-metre ship with nearly 300 tons of fuel...
Aurora-CanniMed Backers Include Saskatchewan Funds, Toronto Investment Manager
CanniMed shareholder group backs Aurora takeover--VANCOUVER - Aurora Cannabis Inc.'s all-stock hostile takeover bid of medical marijuana company CanniMed Therapeutics has the backing of a Toronto-based investment manager, two Saskatchewan venture capital...
Aviation Sector Needs to Do Better Job Attracting Workers, Says ICAO Boss
Aviation has hiring challenge: ICAO--MONTREAL - The global aviation sector has to do a better job attracting the huge number of workers that will be required in the coming decades to meet growing demand, the head of the United Nations' aviation agency...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Barge-Adrift)There's word from the Canadian Coast Guard that a barge that had threatened to run aground on B-C's central coast is now on its way to a safe harbour.Assistant commissioner Roger Girouard (gih-WAH') says the loaded barge full of...
Board Calling for Improved Regulations after Four Fishermen Killed in Capsizing
Boat not suited for rough weather: report--HALIFAX - The deaths of four Newfoundland cod fishermen in rough weather last summer has prompted a new call for improved fishing-industry safety regulations.The Transportation Safety Board of Canada said Monday...
Campus Culture Wars: Why Universities Must Ditch the Dogma
Campus culture wars: Why universities must ditch the dogma--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...
Canada 150 Proved to Be a Big Draw for Tourism Operators Coast to Coast
Canada 150 proved a big draw for tourism operators--FREDERICTON - Canada celebrated its 150th birthday in 2017 but it was the tourism industry that got to collect the presents.Tourism operators from coast to coast were planning for big events and extra...
Canadians Stuck in Bali as Mount Agung Erupts, Cancelling Flights
Canadians trapped in Bali as volcano erupts--Some Canadians were trapped in Bali on Monday after Indonesian authorities ordered 100,000 people to flee from an erupting volcano that prompted the closure of the international airport.Global Affairs Canada...
Can Bats Help Humans Survive the Next Pandemic?
Can bats help humans survive the next pandemic?--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...
Carey Price Makes 37 Saves in Canadiens' 3-1 Win over Blue Jackets
Price makes 37 saves in Canadiens' 3-1 win--MONTREAL - Brendan Gallagher thinks a two-goal cushion probably feels insurmountable for the opposing team when Carey Price is at the top of his game.Price made 37 saves as the Montreal Canadiens defeated the...
Celebrity Birthdays for Nov. 27
Celebrity birthdays for Nov. 27--Celebrity Birthdays for Nov. 27:Author Gail Sheehy is 80.Footwear designer Manolo Blahnik is 75. Rock and jazz saxophonist Randy Brecker is 72.Academy Award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow ("The Hurt Locker") is 66.TV...
CFL Grey Cup Champions List
CFL Grey Cup Champions List--Past Grey Cup Champions2017 _ Toronto Argonauts2016 _ Ottawa RedBlacks2015 _ Edmonton Eskimos2014 _ Calgary Stampeders2013 _ Saskatchewan Roughriders2012 _ Toronto Argonauts2011 _ British Columbia Lions2010 _ Montreal Alouettes2009...
CFL Grey Cup Most Valuable Players
CFL Grey Cup Most Valuable Players--Past Grey Cup Most Valuable Players2017 _ MVP: DeVier Posey, WR, Toronto; Canadian MVP: Jerome Messam, RB, Calgary.2016 _ MVP: Henry Burris, QB, Ottawa; Canadian MVP: Brad Sinopoli, WR, Ottawa.2015 _ MVP: Mike Reilly,...
CFL Grey Cup Results
CFL Grey Cup Results--Past Grey Cup results2017 _ Toronto 27 Calgary 24 (at Ottawa)2016 _ Ottawa 39 Calgary 33 (OT) (at Toronto)2015 _ Edmonton 26 Ottawa 20 (at Winnipeg)2014 _ Calgary 20 Hamilton 16 (at Vancouver)2013 _ Saskatchewan 45 Hamilton 23 (at...
Coat Meghan Markle Wore in Engagement Photos by Canadian Brand Line the Label
Markle wears coat by Canadian brand Line the Label--TORONTO - Canadian designer John Muscat had no idea he was going to be part of one of the biggest stories of the year.The fashion brand Line the Label got priceless exposure Monday morning when a white...
Commutes, Education and Jobs: Statistics Canada to Release Last of Census Info
StatCan puts last touches on census portrait--OTTAWA - Larry Frank knows from experience that commute times in Canada are stuck in the slow lane. And given the country's shifting demographics, Frank -- a professor of sustainable transport at the University...
Competition Bureau to Review Torstar-Postmedia Deal to Buy and Close Newspapers
Competition Bureau to review newspaper deal--Canada's competition watchdog will review a deal between two of the country's media conglomerates to sell multiple local newspapers to each other and then shutter most of their operations.Torstar Corp. (TSX:TS.B)...
CORRECTION-Ontario Update
---Stations, please substitute the following for the story slugged (Trudeau-Toronto) in the Ontario Update.(Corrects location of gala to Toronto)---(Ont-PC-Platform)Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown is defending the campaign platform...
Creative Canada Reunites Art and Technology for a Brighter Future
Creative Canada reunites art and technology for a brighter future--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...
Disabled Cargo Ship Towed Back to Eastern Newfoundland Port: Coast Guard
Disabled cargo ship towed into N.L. port--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A disabled cargo ship was towed back into shore Monday after running into trouble in rough North Atlantic seas, just two days after it left the Newfoundland port it had been stuck in for years.The...
Editorial Exchange: A Black Hole of Pay Errors
Editorial Exchange: A black hole of pay errors--An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle Herald, published Nov. 25:Unlike its legendary namesake, the federal government's Phoenix pay system shows no signs of rising from its ashes.Indeed, this bird is...
Editorial Exchange: Edmonton's Eskimos Should Get with the Times and Change Their Name
Editorial Exchange: Edmonton's Eskimos should get with the times and change their name--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Nov. 26:The Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League will one day have a different name. Bank on it. It's a...
Editorial Exchange: Hold Burma to Account for Its Bloody Treatment of the Rohingya
Editorial Exchange: Hold Burma to account for its bloody treatment of the Rohingya--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Nov. 26:At first glance an agreement announced last week to permit hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to return to...
Editorial Exchange: When Senators Honour Themselves
Editorial Exchange: When senators honour themselves--An editorial from the Hamilton Spectator, published Nov. 27:Let all good citizens pause solemnly today and recognize the 47 Canadian senators who have just declared themselves the nation's "unsung...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Britain-Royal Engagement) (Audio: 099)They met on a blind date and bonded on a camping trip under the stars in Botswana.Newly engaged Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are speaking about their 18-month romance.The 33-year-old prince proposed over a...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Royal-Engagement) (Audio: 46)Royal watchers have another wedding to look forward to after Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle announced their engagement.The couple made a brief appearance before photographers on the grounds of Kensington...
--Eleventh Newswatch-
---(Royal-Engagement-Markle-Toronto) (Audio: 63)After their engagement was officially announced today Prince Harry and fiancee Meghan Markle sat down for their first interview.The couple were smiling and relaxed as they answered questions about their...
Ending NAFTA Would Trim Less Than One per Cent off Canada's Economy: Two Studies
Cost of ending NAFTA minor: studies--WASHINGTON - Canada's economy would lose less than one percentage point if President Donald Trump makes good on his threat to rip up the North American Free Trade Agreement, say two new studies that suggest ending...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Monday, Nov. 27
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...
Father of Quebec Teen Who Committed Suicide Wants Stricter Anti-Bullying Measures
Quebec dad's impassioned plea against bullying--MONTREAL - The father of a Quebec teen who committed suicide last week after years of alleged incessant bullying wants stricter measures for how schools deal with intimidation.Martin Dufour said his 15-year-old...
Federal Government Should Manage Alberta's Threatened Caribou: Letter
Ottawa should manage threatened caribou: letter--EDMONTON - Several First Nations and Indigenous groups have asked the federal government to step in and protect some endangered caribou herds on provincial land in Alberta.In a letter to federal Environment...
Federal Marijuana Legislation Approved by Commons, Moves on to Senate
Marijuana legislation clears Commons--OTTAWA - The federal government's plan to legalize marijuana by next summer is a step closer.Bill C-45 received final approval Monday in the House of Commons, passing by a vote of 200-82.It now moves to the Senate,...
Feds Hope to Fill Irving's Scheduling Gap between Patrol Ships, Warships
Gap looms in Irving shipbuilding schedule--OTTAWA - The federal government is scrambling to close a looming gap in the construction of two new fleets of naval vessels in Halifax, which Irving Shipbuilding has previously warned could result in layoffs...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Britain-Royal Engagement) (Audio: 99)Prince Harry says his wife-to-be knows that joining the Royal Family will be hard, but he says they will tackle it as a team.The fifth in line to the British throne will marry American actress Meghan Markle in...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(Royal-Engagement)(Audio:30)Senior royals, political and religious leaders are congratulating Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle on their engagement, as just announced by Prince Charles' office this morning.Prince William and his wife...
--First NewsWatch-
---(CFL-Grey-Cup)(Audio:72)For the second year in a row, the Calgary Stampeders are licking their wounds after a well-earned trip to the C-F-L championship.The Toronto Argonauts are celebrating their stunning come-from-behind 27-24 win over the Stampeders...
Former Alberta Premier Alison Redford Lands Job Advising Afghanistan on Energy
Former Alberta premier lands new Afghanistan job--CALGARY - Former Alberta premier Alison Redford has taken a new job as policy adviser to Afghanistan's minister of energy.The World Bank says Redford has been hired as a consultant, but wouldn't confirm...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Meghan-Markle) (Audio: 87)Another royal wedding is in the works.Prince Harry is marrying American actress, and former Toronto resident, Meghan Markle.Canadians share some other connections with the soon-to-be newest royal family member.While...
--Fourth NewsWatch-
---(Royal-Engagement)(Audio:30)Meghan Markle's parents say they are happy and excited about their daughter's engagement to Prince Harry.Prince Charles' office announced this morning that his 33-year-old son Prince Harry and 36-year-old Markle got engaged...
Hajrullahu's Field Goal Earns Argos Stunning Grey Cup Win over Stampeders
Argos hand Stampeders stunning Grey Cup defeat--OTTAWA - Ricky Ray earned a record-setting Grey Cup win while handing the Calgary Stampeders another stunning defeat.Lirim Hajrullahu's 32-yard field goal with 53 seconds remaining earned the Toronto Argonauts...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory of 3 P.M. Monday, Nov. 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...
High Court Rejects Bid to Appeal Convictions in Beating Death of Meika Jordan
Appeal in Calgary child killing dismissed--OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed an appeal from a couple convicted in the beating death of their six-year-old daughter.Meika Jordan's father, Spencer Jordan, and stepmother, Marie Magoon, were...
How Will Canada Manage Its Wildfires in the Future?
How will Canada manage its wildfires in the future?--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...
In a Time of Robots, Educators Must Invest in Emotional Labour
In a time of robots, educators must invest in emotional labour--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...
Indigenous Man Says He's Sick of Being Followed around at Giant Tiger in Regina
Indigenous man wants better training at Giant Tiger--REGINA - An Indigenous man who shot a video that appears to show him being followed at a Giant Tiger in Regina says he made the recording because he's sick of being trailed every time he shops at the...
Indigenous Women Suffer Greatest Risk of Injury
Indigenous women suffer greatest risk of injury--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...
In the News Today, Nov. 27
In the news today, Nov. 27--Four stories in the news for Monday, Nov. 27------ARGOS HAND STAMPS STUNNING GREY CUP LOSSIt was another stunning Grey Cup defeat for the Calgary Stampeders. Lirim Hajrullahu's field goal with 53 seconds remaining gave the...
'It Wants to Grow:' Alberta Party Wants in the Game after Right-Wing Merger
Alberta Party gets infusion of new blood--EDMONTON - Mark Taylor is a busy man -- tasked with delivering a leader, 87 candidates and a campaign war chest for a party that talks big, dreams bigger, but so far has been unable to roll up its sleeves and...
'It Was Very Hard on Her:' Woman Assaulted, Burned in 2014 Alley Attack Dies
Woman viciously attacked in 2014 dies--PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - A woman who lost both her legs and much of her eyesight after she was viciously attacked and set on fire in a back alley more than three years ago has died.Linda Lavallee, a friend of Marlene...
Man Travels More Than 90k Kilometres to Set Ontario Birding Record
Man, 27, sets Ontario birding record--A 27-year-old Ontario man has become the province's top birder after travelling more than 90,000 kilometres since Jan. 1.Jeremy Bensette of Leamington has spotted 344 species of birds in his travels across Ontario...
Mercury Decline in Seabirds Due to Diet, Not Emissions Controls
Mercury decline in seabirds due to diet, not emissions controls--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...
Millard Begins Defence in Murder Trial for the Presumed Death of Laura Babcock
Millard begins defence in Babcock murder trial--TORONTO - An accused killer brought forward a series of admissions as part of his defence, with one that focused on a possible sighting of a young Toronto woman who vanished more than five years ago.The...
Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Inquiry: We Must Listen and Act
Missing and murdered Indigenous women inquiry: We must listen and act--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...
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 (16,042.12, down 65.97 points)Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Up $1.10, or 13.95 per cent, to...
Most Illegal Guns in B.C. from Domestic Supply, Province Tackles Trafficking
Bulk of illegal guns in B.C. from domestic supply--VICTORIA - British Columbia is creating a police squad to pursue gun trafficking after a task force report found more than half of the illegal firearms seized in the province over three years originated...
National Audio 1:05 PM ET
National Audio 1:05 PM ET--NAT065 - (REL-Pope-Asia) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) MYANMAR. x-14s. Pope Francis has met with Myanmar's powerful military chief and spoken about the "great responsibility" that authorities have in Myanmar's transition. General Min...
National Audio 12:05 PM ET
National Audio 12:05 PM ET--NAT061 - (Business-Minute) TORONTO. x-60s. (Rob Westgate) The Canadian Press Midday Business Minute. (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)--NAT056 - (US-Sexual-Misconduct-Franken) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-08s. U-S Senator...
National Audio 12:35 PM ET
National Audio 12:35 PM ET--NAT063 - (Britain-Royal-Engagement-Markle-Toronto) (FOR PRODUCTION) UNDATED. x-33s. Her future home will be on the grounds of Kensington Palace, but Meghan Markle's recent years have reportedly been spent living on a quiet,...
National Audio 1:35 PM ET
National Audio 1:35 PM ET--NAT070 - (US-Consumer-Agency) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-26s. (Brad Mielke) Citing two different U-S federal rules, two people claim they're in charge of America's top consumer watchdog. (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT071 - (Britain-Royal-Engagement)...
National Audio 1:55 PM ET
National Audio 1:55 PM ET--NAT077 - (Britain-Royal-Engagement) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LONDON. x-10s. Britain's Prince Harry and American actor Meghan Markle held their first interview together today after announcing their engagement. They were officially...
National Audio 2:05 PM ET
National Audio 2:05 PM ET--NAT081 - (Giant-Tiger-Profiling) REGINA. x-10s. An Indigenous man says he's sick of being trailed every time he shops at a Giant Tiger in Regina. Here is part of a recording that Ezekial Bigknife made at the store last week....
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT001 - (PEI-Business-Immigration) CHARLOTTETOWN. x-20s. Chinese students in Prince Edward Island are alleging misuse of a business immigration program run by the province. Three students spoke on the condition of anonymity...
National Audio 3:15 PM ET
National Audio 3:15 PM ET--NAT089 - (Sexual Misconduct-Franken) WASHINGTON. x-33s. (Sagar Meghani) U-S Senator Al Franken is back on Capitol Hill amid allegations of sexual misconduct by four women. (WA) (SOURCE: The Associated Press)--NAT092 - (Que-Teen-Bullying...
National Audio 4:05 PM ET
National Audio 4:05 PM ET--NAT097 - (ENT-Rolling-Stone-Top-Albums) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HOLLYWOOD. x-30s. (Jason Nathanson) Just ahead of the Grammy Award nominations, Rolling Stone is out with its list of the best albums of the year. (WA) (SOURCE: ABC)--NAT098...
National Audio 4:25 PM ET
National Audio 4:25 PM ET--NAT101 - (US-Trump-Code Talkers) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-07s. U-S President Donald Trump has used an event honouring Native American veterans to take a shot at Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren, whom he has repeatedly...
National Audio 7:45 AM ET
National Audio 7:45 AM ET--NAT032 - (Britain-Royal-Engagement) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LONDON. x-19s. It's official. Britain's Prince Harry and his girlfriend, American actress Meghan Markle are getting married. The announcement was made today through Harry's...
Nine Dead in London, Ont., Area in Streptococcus Outbreak: Health Unit
9 dead in streptococcus outbreak: health unit--LONDON, Ont. - Health officials have issued an alert, saying nine people have died in an ongoing invasive group A streptococcus outbreak in the London, Ont., area.The outbreak was declared more than 18 months...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cannabis-Legislation)The plan to legalize pot by next summer is working its way through Parliament.Bill C-45 received final approval Monday in the House of Commons, passing by a vote of 200-to-82.Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould says the Commons...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Royal-Engagement) (Audio: 31)Prince Harry, a bad-boy-made-good by his tireless devotion to wounded veterans and other charitable causes, is set to tie the knot.Buckingham Palace this morning announced Harry's engagement to actress Meghan Markle.Markle's...
Officer Testifies Finding Body in Brush at Second-Degree Murder Trial
Officer testifies finding body in brush--HALIFAX - Family members of Catherine Campbell wept Monday as a jury was shown video of a body found in brush in an area near Halifax's Macdonald Bridge, days after Christopher Garnier allegedly punched and strangled...
Ontario Television Reporter Speaking out about Harassment on the Job
TV reporter speaking out about derogatory comments--HAMILTON - A southwestern Ontario television reporter is speaking out about the stream of harassment she faces at work after misogynistic comments were hurled her way three times last week.CHCH reporter...
Ontario Trade Mission to China Has So Far Secured More Than $1B in Agreements
Ontario trade mission secures $1B in deals--NANJING, China - Premier Kathleen Wynne's trade mission to China has so far secured more than $1 billion in agreements between Ontario and Chinese companies.The government says those agreements will create...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-PC-Platform)Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown is hoping to woo voters in Ontario's next election with promises of billions of dollars in new spending.Brown unveiled the Tory campaign platform over the weekend.It promises a tax cut...
--Ontario Update --
---(Ont-PC-Platform)Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown is defending the campaign platform he unveiled this weekend as an affordable alternative to the Liberal government's spending.The Tory plan, promises a tax cut for the middle class,...
--Ontario Update --
---(Streptococcus-Outbreak)Health officials in the London area say nine people have died in an ongoing invasive group A streptococcus outbreak.The Middlesex-London Health Unit says more than 132 cases have been reported since the outbreak was declared...
Ottawa Must 'Step In' to Review P.E.I. Business Immigration Program:opposition
P.E.I. immigration: Ottawa asked to 'step in'--CHARLOTTETOWN - P.E.I. opposition leaders are calling for Ottawa to investigate the operations of a provincial business immigration program that faces allegations of abuse and poor oversight.James Aylward,...
Philip Scrubb Scores 22 in Canada's 88-76 Loss to Dominican Republic
Scrubb scores 22 in Canada's 88-76 loss--SANTIAGO, Dominican Republic - Philip Scrubb scored 22 points and pulled down seven rebounds in Canada's 88-76 loss to the Dominican Republic on Monday in their second game of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory for Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists.ADDITION: OTTAWA--Question Period. (1500)...
Prairie Audio 11:40 AM MT
Prairie Audio 11:40 AM MT--PR01 - (Homeless-Woman-Attacked-Dead)PRINCE ALBERT, Saskatchewan. x-15s. A woman who lost both her legs after she was viciously attacked and set on fire in a back alley in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan more than three years ago...
--Prairie Update-
(Giant-Tiger-Profiling)Giant Tiger says a video that appears to show an Indigenous man being followed by a loss-prevention officer around one of its stores in Regina is a "direct contradiction" of its brand values.The video, which was posted to Facebook...
--Prairie Update-
(Alta-Workplace-Safety)New job site rules being proposed by the Alberta government mean workers would have the right to refuse dangerous work.Labour Minister Christina Gray says people should be safe on the job and have adequate support when they are...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
(Agribition)Agribition wrapped up on the weekend in Regina with officials calling the show a major success.President Bruce Holmquist says the show had some major international sales to places like the U-K, Australia and Mexico.Some high selling prices...
Prep-Entertainment Report
Prep-Entertainment Report:24-11-17-----HAMILTON - EDUCATIONCHICAGO (AP) -- It's one thing to see the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton." But now there are those who can rightfully claim that they passed Hamilton. That's because a growing number of colleges...
Prep-Music-Report
Prep-Music-Report:24-11-17-----MUSICIANS RALLY FOR IMPRISONED TENNESSEE WOMANNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Some top musicians are joining their voices in an effort to free a Tennessee woman who is serving a life sentence for fatally shooting a man. Artists...
QuickList: Some of the Federal Government Apologies over the Years
QuickList: federal government apologies--OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will apologize Tuesday in the House of Commons for a number of historical unjustices perpetrated by the federal government against members of the LGBTQ community. It's only...
Ras Says He Wasn't Told of Ongoing Mercury Contamination in Ontario First Nation
Grassy Narrows info wasn't forthcoming: Rae--OTTAWA - Former federal Liberal leader Bob Rae says he was unaware during his tenure as Ontario premier that there was likely ongoing mercury contamination taking place upstream from Grassy Narrows First Nation.A...
Royal Engagement Has Special Resonance for Markle's Former Fellow Torontonians
Engagement has special resonance for Toronto--Her future home is on the grounds of Kensington Palace, but Meghan Markle's recent years have reportedly been spent living on a quiet, tree-lined street in Toronto with her two rescue dogs, Bogart and Guy.Markle,...
Saskatchewan Adds Amendments to Laws Strengthening Animal Protection
Saskatchewan adds laws to protect animals--REGINA - Saskatchewan has announced amendments to the province's Animal Protection Act, which the government suggests will give it more teeth.Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced the changes Monday and...
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