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Articles from October 20, 2015

2015 Canadian Football League Performers of the Week/Month
2015 Canadian Football League Performers of the Week/Month--Performers of the week/month for the 2015 season as announced by the Canadian Football League:PERFORMERS OF THE WEEKWeek 171. Adarius Bowman, SB, Edmonton Eskimos; 2. Henry Burris, QB, Ottawa...
Actions of Cop in Toronto Teen's Shooting Death Not Necessary: Crown
Forcillo's actions not necessary: Crown--TORONTO - A Toronto police officer's fatal shooting of a teen on an empty streetcar two years ago was neither necessary, nor reasonable, a Crown prosecutor told a jury Tuesday as he described the graphic details...
Atlantic Liberals to Have Cabinet Clout, but May Tussle over Spending: Expert
Atlantic Canada sweep means clout: expert--HALIFAX - A historic Liberal victory in Atlantic Canada will boost the region's influence in cabinet but may lead to infighting over promised infrastructure spending, says a political scientist.Michelle Coffin,...
'Back to the Future' Star Christopher Lloyd Would Love to Go Back to Doc Brown
Back to Doc Brown for Christopher Lloyd?--TORONTO - Pass the lab coat, wacky printed shirts and hair teaser."Back to the Future" star Christopher Lloyd is eager to play Doc Brown again."If they want to do some more, have Doc appear in a film, film a...
B.C. Premier, Vancouver Mayor Outline Local Priorities for Trudeau Government
B.C. politicians detail wish list for Trudeau--VANCOUVER - The wish list for Justin Trudeau's new government has grown as B.C. Premier Christy Clark pushes for action on climate change and softwood lumber, while mayors put their hands out for much-needed...
Bloc Improves Seat Count but Remains Short of Official Party Status
Bloc Quebecois improves seat count from 2011--MONTREAL - The Bloc Quebecois improved its seat count on Monday but fell just short of official party status, while the future of its leader remained up in the air.After winning a mere four seats in 2011,...
Blue Jays Bats Come Alive, Battering Royals Ace Johnny Cueto En Route to Big Win
Blue Jays come alive in win over Royals--TORONTO - Toronto's power outage ended Monday, allowing the Blue Jays to get one foot out of the hole they dug for themselves in Kansas City.Troy Tulowitzki, Josh Donaldson and Ryan Goins homered as the Jays battered...
Blue Jays on Verge of Elimination as Royals Rough Up Dickey Early, Bullpen Late
Royals push Blue Jays to playoff precipice--TORONTO - A dream season for the Blue Jays could end short of its destination Wednesday, with Toronto once again on the verge of post-season elimination. Ben Zobrist and Alex Rios homered as Kansas City roughed...
Blue Jays Shortstop Tulowitzki Ejected from Game 3 of ALCS against Royals
Tulowitzki ejected from Game 3 of ALCS--TORONTO - Troy Tulowitzki didn't agree with home plate umpire John Hirschbeck's strike zone on Monday night.So he spoke up about it and paid the price.The Blue Jays shortstop, who struck out to end the seventh...
Blues Used Early Season Road Trip for Bonding, and Banking Some Wins
Blues look forward to getting back home--MONTREAL - David Backes is looking forward to going home, even while his St. Louis Blues have been tearing it up on the road."Getting in my own bed, seeing my little daughter again, that's two great things that...
Business News Advisory
Business News Advisory--TUESDAY, OCT. 20, 2015BUSINESS NEWS ADVISORYHere are the CP Business Department's afternoon plans for today. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Entries are subject to change as news develops. If you have any questions,...
Caisse Partners in US$5.3B Purchase of Manhattan's Largest Apartment Complex
Caisse to buy Manhattan apartment complex--MONTREAL - Quebec's pension fund manager is adding to its presence in New York City in a big way by partnering in a US$5.3-billion deal to buy Manhattan's largest apartment complex.Ivanhoe Cambridge, the real...
Canadian Interuniversity Sports Weekly Top 10 Polls as of Oct. 20
CIS Weekly Top 10 polls as of Oct. 20--Canadian Interuniversity Sports Weekly Top 10s as of Oct. 13(with current and previous ranking, team, record, votes)MEN'S FOOTBALL1. (1) Calgary (6-0), 296 points (27 first-place votes)2. (3) Western (7-0), 267...
Close Results in Dozens of Ridings Mark Strategic Voting, Tory Miscues: Observers
Narrow races could have swayed outcome--OTTAWA - The 184-seat majority the Liberals won Monday could have been even greater, save for dozens of close races that could have seen Justin Trudeau rival Brian Mulroney for the largest majority in Canadian...
Conservatives Begin Campaign Post-Mortem, Preparing for the Future
Conservatives sift ashes, look to future--TORONTO - On his final campaign flight from Abbotsford, B.C. to Calgary, Stephen Harper sat with his closest friends and began putting together the plan for his exit from the Conservative party leadership.That...
Depleted Vancouver Whitecaps Take Long Flight to Play Nothing Game
Depleted Whitecaps travel to Honduras--VANCOUVER - A depleted Vancouver Whitecaps team boarded an airplane Tuesday for a long flight to play a game that means nothing to the Major League Soccer club.Ravaged by injury, manager Carl Robinson planned to...
Editorial Exchange: A Clear Win for Liberals and Voters
Editorial Exchange: A clear win for Liberals and voters--An editorial from the Waterloo Region Record, published Oct. 20:It was a night to remember and savour. Justin Trudeau's Liberals scored one of the greatest victories in the nation's political history...
Editorial Exchange: A Stunning Denunciation of Harper
Editorial Exchange: A stunning denunciation of Harper--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published Oct. 20:He was ready -- and so was Canada.Justin Trudeau made history Monday night, the first time the son of a prime minister has become prime...
Editorial Exchange: P.E.I. Liberals Cruise to Wins
Editorial Exchange: P.E.I. Liberals cruise to wins--An editorial from the Charlottetown Guardian, published Oct. 20:The crushing Liberal sweep of the four P.E.I. ridings Monday still comes as a surprise despite polls and trends over the past two weeks...
Editorial Exchange: Ready or Not
Editorial Exchange: Ready or not--An editorial from the Prince George Citizen, published Oct. 19:Heading into the first English televised debate, way back in the dog days of August, early in the 2015 federal election campaign, one of Stephen Harper's...
Editorial Exchange: Some Things Wise Not to Joke About
Editorial Exchange: Some things wise not to joke about--An editorial from the New Glasgow News, published Oct. 19:In the aftermath of the 9-11 attacks in New York City, just uttering the word "bomb" in the vicinity of an airport would get you arrested.We...
Editorial Exchange: The End of Harper, the Dawn of a New Era
Editorial Exchange: The end of Harper, the dawn of a new era--An editorial from the Hamilton Spectator, published Oct. 20:Repudiation, with extreme prejudice. The sheer scope of Justin Trudeau's election victory means countless questions won't be answered...
Editorial Exchange: Trudeaumania's Surprise Resurgence
Editorial Exchange: Trudeaumania's surprise resurgence--An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle-Herald, published Oct. 20:That was some fuddle-duddling Stephen Harper's government took Monday night in an explosive ending to what was supposed to be a...
Editorial Exchange: Trudeau's Victory Is a Triumph for Decency
Editorial Exchange: Trudeau's victory is a triumph for decency--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Oct. 19:Cheers broke out across the land as Canadian voters chased Stephen Harper's arrogant Conservatives from office on Monday night, in a...
Edmonton Woman Tells Court Losing Two-Year-Old Son Robbed Her of Joy
Mom says son's death robbed her of joy--EDMONTON - The mother of a toddler who died when a vehicle crashed into a restaurant patio says losing her son has robbed her of all feelings of safety and joy.Sage Morin delivered an emotional victim impact statement...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Tuesday, Oct. 20
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...
Falardeau Satire 'My Internship in Canada' Seeks 'Human Side' of Politics
Falardeau tackles cynicism with political satire--TORONTO - It's easy to become jaded about our political leaders, says Quebec film star Patrick Huard.So he's hoping his lighthearted comedy "My Internship in Canada" restores a bit of faith for Canadian...
Fast-Healing Denny Morrison Returns to Speedskating after Motorcycle Accident
Morrison back in speed skates after accident--CALGARY - Denny Morrison was back on the ice less than six months after a motorcycle accident put the Canadian speedskater in hospital, broken and bashed from his head to his knees.The Olympic multi-medallist...
Federal Election over, Vote Now Looming for Manitoba's Governing NDP
Manitoba premier sees positives in election--WINNIPEG - The plunge in support for federal New Democrats in Monday's election may be the latest sign of trouble for Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger in his upcoming bid for another term in office.But Selinger...
First Nations Look Forward to New Relationship with Ottawa: Chiefs
First Nations have hope after election: chiefs--WINNIPEG - Some First Nations leaders say the federal election awoke a sleeping giant that the incoming Liberal government will have to contend with -- starting with an inquiry into missing and murdered...
Five Foreign Policy Priorities That Justin Trudeau Faces in the Coming Days
Five foreign policy priorities facing Trudeau--OTTAWA - Here are some foreign policy priorities that Justin Trudeau faces in the coming weeks.1. Getting ready to travel. The international agenda is filled with summits and meetings in the next six weeks,...
Five Stories in the News Today, Oct. 20
Five stories in the news today, Oct. 20--Five stories in the news today, Oct. 20 from The Canadian Press:------TRUDEAU MUST NOW TURN TO IMPLEMENTING PLANJustin Trudeau is expected to give his first press conference today as prime minister-designate,...
Former NHL Player O'Sullivan Opens Up about Years of Abuse at Hands of Father
O'Sullivan will carry scars of abuse for life--TORONTO - Patrick O'Sullivan has a strong aversion to baked beans. The smell of freshly-cut grass can send him into an emotional tailspin.And even when he played in the National Hockey League, and the days...
Goins Joins Alomar as Only Blue Jays Second Basemen with Post-Season Home Runs
Blue Jays' Ryan Goins joins exclusive company--TORONTO - Ryan Goins joined some exclusive company on Monday night.The 27-year-old Goins knocked in his first home run of the post-season in the fifth inning of the Toronto Blue Jays' 11-8 win over the Kansas...
Goodale Says Trudeau Different Than His Father in Approach to Western Canada
Goodale says Trudeau different than his father--REGINA - Liberal Ralph Goodale says there's a fundamental difference between Justin Trudeau and his father, the late Pierre Trudeau, and it's their approach to Western Canada.Goodale notes that the younger...
Harper's Legacy: Smaller Government, Unified Party, Targeted Benefits
Harper's legacy: small government, united right--OTTAWA - On election night 2006, Stephen Harper walked out in front of a room full of supporters and smiled at the country that had just voted for change.The incoming prime minister told the crowd that...
Harper Steps Down as Leader as Conservatives Reduced to Opposition Status
Harper to step down as leader, remain MP--CALGARY - Stephen Harper's tenure as Canada's sixth-longest serving prime minister came to an abrupt end Monday night as his party was reduced to opposition status and he prepared to step down as its chief.Harper...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Tuesday, 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...
High-Income Earners Face Higher Taxes, Lower Child Benefits under Liberals
High-income earners face higher taxes--OTTAWA - Canada's highest income earners face the prospect of higher taxes under a new Liberal majority government, but those in the middle can expect a break.Keith MacIntyre, a tax specialist at accounting and...
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HKN-Conference-Stdgs--NHLAll Times EasternEastern ConferenceAtlantic DivisionMetropolitan DivisionWILD CARDWestern ConferenceCentral DivisionPacific DivisionWILD CARDNote: a team winning in overtime or shootout is credited with two points and a victory...
HKN-Exp-Conference-Stdgs
HKN-Exp-Conference-Stdgs--NHLAll Times EasternEastern ConferenceAtlantic DivisionMetropolitan DivisionWILD CARDWestern ConferenceCentral DivisionPacific DivisionWILD CARDNote: a team winning in overtime or shootout is credited with two points and a victory...
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HKO-AHL-Stdgs--AHLEASTERN CONFERENCEATLANTIC DIVISIONNORTH DIVISIONWESTERN CONFERENCECENTRAL DIVISIONPACIFIC DIVISIONNote: Two points for a team winning in overtime or shootout; the team losing in overtime or shootout receives one which is registered...
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HKO-CIS-Men-Stdgs--CISAUS DivisionCanada West DivisionOUA East DivisionOUA West DivisionWednesday's gamesAcadia at Dalhousie, 6 p.m.Saint Mary's at StFX, 6 p.m.UPEI at Moncton, 6 p.m.UNB at St. Thomas, 6 p.m.Concordia at UQTR, 7 p.m.Thursday's gamesRyerson...
Immigration Detainees Allowed to Argue Long-Term, Indefinite Custody Illegal
Court challenge to immigration detention OK'd--TORONTO - Ontario's top court has opened an avenue for long-term detainees from abroad to challenge the legality of their detentions in Superior Court rather than through the immigration process and Federal...
In a Poll-Driven Election Race, Pollsters Sigh Relief That They Got It Right
Polls got it right as Liberals score majority--OTTAWA - Politicians like to say that the only poll that counts is the one on election day.But the 11-week federal campaign that concluded Monday night with a resounding Liberal majority helped illustrate...
In D.C. Bar, Canadians in International Affairs Cheer End of the Harper Era
D.C. foreign policy crowd cheers Tory demise--WASHINGTON - At the watering hole where Canadian expats gather in the U.S. capital, a group of boisterous Canucks involved in international affairs came not to praise the Conservative government -- but to...
In D.C. Bar, Canadians Involved in Foreign Affairs Cheer End of the Harper Era
D.C. foreign policy crowd cheers Tory demise--WASHINGTON - At the place where Canadian expats hang out in the U.S. capital, a group of boisterous Canucks involved in international affairs came not to praise the Conservative government -- they came to...
Infielder Cliff Pennington Makes Baseball History in Blue Jays Post-Season Loss
Pennington makes history in Blue Jays loss--TORONTO - Cliff Pennington became the answer to a trivia question on Tuesday night.Pennington faced three batters and got the final out for the Blue Jays in Toronto's 14-2 loss to the Kansas City Royals in...
Jays Relievers Osuna, Sanchez Battling Minor Issues but Still Able to Pitch
Osuna, Sanchez battling minor issues--TORONTO - Jays manager John Gibbons says closer Robert Osuna has a slight problem with a cracked nail but is OK to pitch.Fellow reliever Aaron Sanchez is in the same boat with a blister on his finger.Both players...
Jays Starter Marco Estrada Says Watching Games More Difficult Than Pitching Them
Estrada would rather pitch than watch--TORONTO - High-pressure playoff starts don't faze Blue Jays pitcher Marco Estrada. Watching from the dugout is a different matter, however."I'm enjoying pitching a lot more than I am sitting back and watching games,"...
'Jurassic World' among New DVD Releases for Oct. 18-24
'Jurassic World' among new DVDs--A look at some DVDs scheduled to be released in the weeks ahead.For the week of Oct. 18-24Amour FouAngstBack to the Future (30th Anniversary Trilogy)Back to the Future: The Complete Animated Series (1991-93)Back to the...
Justin Trudeau Begins Healing Process after Divisive Election Campaign
Trudeau starts post-campaign healing process--MONTREAL - Justin Trudeau used his maiden speech as prime minister-designate to start the healing process for wounds torn open during a divisive election campaign. The Liberal leader spoke of a young mother...
Justin Trudeau's Liberals to Take over Government: Five Things to Consider
Some notes about the transition to power--OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau and his Liberals are preparing to take over government, although Stephen Harper remains prime minister until he formally submits his resignation to Gov. Gen. David Johnston and Trudeau...
'Just Leave Us Alone,' CEO of Canadian Pacific Railway Tells Trudeau
CP Rail to Liberals: Stop federal meddling--The head of Canada's second-largest railway urged the country's incoming Liberal government to stop what is says is Ottawa's history of meddling in its operations.Canadian Pacific Railway CEO Hunter Harrison...
Liberal Party Stuns NDP in Quebec with Major Breakthrough
Liberals make major breakthrough in Quebec--MONTREAL - After largely languishing on the sidelines of Quebec politics for roughly 10 years, the federal Liberal brand was rehabilitated Monday as the party picked up its highest number of seats in the province...
Liberals Make Big Gains in Ontario at Expense of Conservatives and New Democrats
Liberals make big gains across Ontario--TORONTO - The Liberal juggernaut roared through seat-rich Ontario on Monday night, rolling over Conservative cabinet ministers and NDP incumbents alike and increasing the party's seats in the province more than...
Liberals Take Back GTA on the Road to Winning Government
Liberals sweep GTA on the road to power--TORONTO - Voters in the critical Greater Toronto Area dissolved their four-year-long contract with Stephen Harper's Conservatives on Monday night, returning the Liberals to the region in a near clean sweep and...
Liberal Wave Reaches Metro Vancouver as Rest of B.C. Splits along Party Lines
British Columbia splits along party lines--VANCOUVER - The map of election winners in British Columbia mirrored the political spectrum after Monday's election -- NDP on the left, Conservatives on the right and Liberals down the middle.Vancouver Island...
Montreal's UNTTLD Wins $30K Prize in Mercedes-Benz Start Up for Emerging Designers
Montreal label UNTTLD wins $30K Start Up prize--TORONTO - Four years was worth the wait for UNTTLD as the Montreal label was awarded the title and $30,000 cash prize in the Mercedes-Benz Start Up contest for up-and-coming Canadian designers.Designers...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (13,841.92, up 83.54 points):Niko Resources Ltd. (TSX:NKO). Oil and gas. Down 4.5 cents, or 23.08 per cent,...
National Basketball League of Canada 2015-16 Regular-Season Schedule
National Basketball League of Canada Regular-season Schedule--National Basketball League of Canada2015-16 Regular-season ScheduleAll Times LocalSaturday, Dec. 26Island at Saint John, 2 p.m.Halifax at Moncton, 7 p.m.London at Niagara, 7 p.m.Windsor at...
NDP Hopes for Major Gains in Saskatchewan Dashed by Conservatives
Conservatives show strong in Saskatchewan--REGINA - After being shut out of the House of Commons for more than a decade, New Democrats managed to win three seats in Saskatchewan on Monday night.The NDP took Saskatoon-West with candidate Sheri Benson,...
NDP Stunned after Dreams of Governing Shattered by Trudeau Campaign Train
NDP begin painful soul-searching exercise--MONTREAL - With a dramatically smaller caucus of just 44 MPs, Tom Mulcair is set to stay on as NDP leader while his party struggles to figure out exactly how it managed to go from front-runner to electoral flop.Longtime...
NDP Take Heart in Defeating Harper Conservatives despite Their Own Losses
NDP heartened by defeating of Harper--MONTREAL - The so-called "orange wave" created in Quebec and elsewhere in Canada by former NDP Leader Jack Layton went down the drain Monday night, taking much of the left-leaning party's political strength with...
New Brunswick Premier Optimistic of Better Federal-Provincial Co-Operation
Gallant hopeful of closer ties with Ottawa--FREDERICTON - New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant is congratulating Justin Trudeau for his historic majority election win and says it's important to have a government in Ottawa that wants to work with the provinces.The...
Notley Says Trudeau Win, Harper Loss Reveals Strength of Positive Campaigning
Election a victory for the positive: Notley--EDMONTON - Alberta NDP Premier Rachel Notley says Liberal Justin Trudeau's election win demonstrates the importance of avoiding a negative campaign."I believe that as much as possible it's important to run...
Quebec Premier Says Federal Liberal Win Means Questions for Sovereignty Movement
Liberal win signals sovereignty questions: Couillard--MONTREAL - The leadership of Quebec's independence movement needs to ask itself some tough questions after the election of a majority of federal Liberals in the province, Premier Philippe Couillard...
Raitt, Kenney, Mulroney? Names Fly as Conservatives Plan Leadership Race
Names fly as Conservatives plan for leadership--TORONTO - Charest, Raitt, Ford, Kenney ... Mulroney?The names of potential leadership contenders began swirling around Conservative circles within hours of Justin Trudeau's Liberal win, including that of...
RCMP Used 'Closer' to Finish Undercover B.C. Terror Operation: Senior Mountie
RCMP brought in 'closer' for B.C. terrorism case--VANCOUVER - The RCMP brought in a new lead investigator in the 11th hour of an undercover terrorism operation because they knew he was a "closer" who could wrap up the elaborate plan, a senior Mountie...
Reliever Liam Hendriks One of Few Bright Spots for Blue Jays in Blowout Loss
Hendriks a bright spot for Blue Jays--TORONTO - Blue Jays reliever Liam Hendriks was looking to atone for his poor performance in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series.He came through with a strong effort in Game 4 on Tuesday and was one...
Royals Pitcher Johnny Cueto Says Blue Jays Stealing Signs at Rogers Centre
Royals' Cueto says Blue Jays stealing signs--TORONTO - The Kansas City Royals think there's more to the Toronto Blue Jays' home field advantage than just loud sell-out crowds.Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez said before Tuesday's Game 4 of the American...
Saskatchewan Changes Law to Clarify Who Can Own Farmland in the Province
Saskatchewan changes farmland ownership law--REGINA - Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart has introduced amendments to Saskatchewan's farm security legislation that will make pension plans and their administrators ineligible from owning farmland in the...
Saskatchewan Opposition Hammers Government over Emergency Room Wait Times
Opposition hammers government over wait times--REGINA - The Saskatchewan Opposition says long wait times in the province's emergency rooms are prompting a lot of people to leave without being treated.The NDP's Cam Broten said in the legislature Tuesday...
Saskatchewan Pauses Mandatory Flu Shot Policy for Health-Care Workers
Saskatchewan pauses mandatory flu shot policy--REGINA - Health officials in Saskatchewan say health-care workers won't be forced to get a flu shot or wear a surgical mask while caring for patients.The Medical Health Officers' Council of Saskatchewan...
Series of International Summits Gives Trudeau Little Time to Settle in as PM
New PM Trudeau to hit the ground running--OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau's fledgling government will have less than a month to get up and running before the new prime minister takes off for the first in a whirlwind series of international summits.The international...
Shell Changes Response to Possible Blowout, Gets OK to Drill off Nova Scotia
Shell gets OK to drill off Nova Scotia--HALIFAX - A federal regulator will allow Shell Canada Ltd. to begin exploration drilling off Nova Scotia after it reduced the number of days it would take the company to bring in capping technology in the event...
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SOC-CIS-MEN-Stdgs--CISMenAtlantic ConferenceCanada WestPrairie DivisionPacific DivisionOntario ConferenceEast DivisionWest DivisionQuebec ConferenceSunday's resultsUNB 6 Memorial 1UQAM 2 Montreal 1Sherbrooke 3 McGill 3Concordia 1 UQTR 4Dalhousie 3 StFX...
Spectators Torn between Jays Game and Federal Election in Toronto
Spectators torn between Jays game and election--TORONTO - A tiny slice of the Canadian electorate gathered at a long-time political bar in west-end Toronto on Monday and all anyone really wanted to discuss was baseball. The stars aligned to change an...
Star Liberal Candidates Expected to Sit in Justin Trudeau's Cabinet
Star Liberal candidate claims Ontario riding--OTTAWA - Now that he has secured a majority Liberal government, Justin Trudeau will likely turn to star members of his caucus -- including former military leader Andrew Leslie and former Toronto police chief...
Top Atlantic News
Top Atlantic News--Here are the Top Atlantic News stories from The Canadian Press as of 4:30 p.m. AT. All times are local unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops. This advisory...
Top News Advisory for Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015
Top News Advisory for Oct. 20--Tuesday, Oct. 203:25 p.m.Here are the latest Top News stories from The Canadian Press. Entries are subject to change. This includes projected word counts and the estimated timing of stories and updates, both of which can...
Trudeau Emerges as Political Force in Own Right, out from Father's Shadow
Justin Trudeau steps out of father's shadow--OTTAWA - It seems somehow fitting that the son of the man who first fired up political passion in Stephen Harper should be the person to usher him out of politics.In besting Harper, Justin Trudeau has created...
Trudeau's Spending Promises Could Cement Profits for Bricks-and-Mortar Industry
Trudeau promises could cement big profits--TORONTO - Corporate Canada is sizing up the Liberal majority and what it could mean for their bottom lines, with the construction industry particularly poised to benefit from Justin Trudeau's promises to boost...
Trudeau Tells Obama He's Sticking to Plan to Wind Down Canada's Mideast Combat
Trudeau sticks to combat withdrawal pledge--WASHINGTON - Justin Trudeau's first-day foray into international relations included informing the U.S. president that he'll carry out his campaign promise to withdraw from Canada's combat mission in the Middle...
Trudeau Turfs Harper Conservatives from Office, Liberals Earn Majority Mandate
Trudeau scores stunning Liberal majority--OTTAWA - Just watch him.A Trudeau is headed back to 24 Sussex Drive, completing the first father-son dynasty in Canada's federal government history, and vanquishing the Conservative leader who came to politics...
TSX, Loonie Outperform U.S. as Investors Digest Liberal Majority Win
TSX, loonie up following Liberal majority win--TORONTO - The Toronto stock market and the loonie both closed slightly higher Tuesday as investors mulled Justin Trudeau's majority win in Monday's federal election.The S&P/TSX composite index was up...
Turcotte Cries at First-Degree Murder Trial as He Testifies about Hugs from Kids
Turcotte cries as he testifies about hugs from kids--SAINT-JEROME, - Guy Turcotte broke down in tears on Tuesday as he testified at his murder trial about hugging his children just hours before they were stabbed to death.On Feb. 20, 2009, Turcotte found...
Wall Not Disappointed with Election Results; Says No to Conservative Leadership
Wall says he won't run for Conservative leadership--REGINA - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is quashing any suggestion he'll take a run at the federal Conservative leadership following Stephen Harper's resignation. "It's flattering when you hear people...
'We're Back,' Justin Trudeau Says in Message to Canada's Allies Abroad
'We're back,' Trudeau tells allies abroad--OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau made a triumphant return to the nation's capital Tuesday and immediately began setting a new tone for the Canadian government, both at home and abroad.To those around the world who may...
What's Making News in Atlantic Canada
What's making news in Atlantic Canada--MARITIME PREMIERS LINE UP TO CONGRATULATE TRUDEAUThe Maritimes' three Liberal premiers say they're hopeful Canada's incoming prime minister will sit down with the provinces to work on the challenges facing the country.New...
Will Harper's Conservative Footprint Endure, or Soon Be Washed Away?
Will Harper's conservative footprint last?--OTTAWA - Stephen Harper came to office almost a decade ago with the goal of making Canada more conservative and dispelling the notion of the Liberals as the natural governing party.He steadily began chipping...
Wynne Optimistic Federal Liberal Government Will Work with Provinces
Wynne thrilled at federal Liberal majority--TORONTO - Premier Kathleen Wynne says Canada now has a federal leader willing to work with the provinces on a range of issues, but Ontario won't be presenting Justin Trudeau with a list of demands.Wynne took...
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