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Articles from June 10, 2015

100 Canadian, U.S. Scientists Call for Oilsands Moratorium
100 scientists call for oilsands moratorium--A group of 100 leading Canadian and U.S. scientists has issued an urgent call for a moratorium on new oilsands development and listed 10 reasons why no more projects should be permitted."I believe we have...
AFN Urges PM to Use Vatican Visit to Seek Papal Apology on Residential Schools
AFN wants PM to seek papal apology--OTTAWA - The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations wants the prime minister to urge Pope Francis to apologize for his church's role in Canada's residential school legacy.Perry Bellegarde says this is a "prime...
Air Canada, WestJet Won't Reduce Carry-On Bag Limit to International Guidelines
Air Canada, WestJet won't change carry-on size--MONTREAL - Air Canada and WestJet say they won't reduce the size of permitted carry-on luggage to go along with new voluntary international guidelines.Air Canada, which requires passengers to check baggage...
Alberta Legislature Members Set to Pick New Speaker of the House on Thursday
Alberta legislature to pick Speaker on Thursday--EDMONTON - Alberta's outgoing legislature Speaker Gene Zwozdesky says his successor will have one of the most paradoxically involved and disconnected jobs in parliamentary democracy."The Speaker's job...
Anderson, Marve Combine to Lead Bombers Past Argos for CFL Exhibition Win
Anderson, Marve lead Bombers past Argos--TORONTO - Carlos Anderson is making the most of his long-awaited shot to play pro football.The rookie running back returned a 93 yards for a touchdown as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers earned a 34-27 exhibition win...
Art Experts Explain Role of Broker in Wake of Evan Solomon News
Solomon news highlights role of art broker--TORONTO - Evan Solomon's sudden departure from the CBC over accusations he secretly facilitated art deals with high-profile clients is shining a light on the role of brokers in a lucrative business that experts...
Aspiring Country Singer from Canada Dies While Camping in Australia
Canadian singer dies camping in Australia--A Winnipeg-raised aspiring country singer has reportedly died of carbon monoxide poisoning while camping with his partner in Australia.The Daily Telegraph in Sydney reported Derek Kehler died on Monday along...
Blue Jays Smack Back-to-Back Homers Twice in 7-2 Win over Marlins
Blue Jays bats boom in 7-2 win over Marlins--TORONTO - Scott Copeland's first stint with the Blue Jays lasted just one game, but that was long enough to make a strong impression on manager John Gibbons.The 27-year-old Copelan provided the Blue Jays with...
Bombardier CSeries Could Generate Buzz at Air Show, but Orders Are the Wild Card
CSeries expected to generate air show buzz--MONTREAL - Bombardier is sending its new CSeries commercial jets on their maiden overseas voyage next week to generate buzz at the world's largest air show and help turn the page on the aircraft's disappointing...
Canada Coach Credits Time in New Zealand for Helping Shape His Philosophy
Herdman faces old team at World Cup--EDMONTON - Four years ago, John Herdman led New Zealand to its first ever point at the FIFA Women's World Cup. And the Football Ferns did it in dramatic fashion, scoring in the 90th and 94th minute to pull even with...
Canadians Selected in the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft
Canadians selected in the 2015 MLB draft--The 30 Canadians who were selected during the 2015 Major League Baseball first-year player draft which ended on Wednesday (with round, overall selection total, drafting club, name, position, hometown and current...
Canadian Woman Whose 45-Year Marriage Was Questioned Denied U.K. Visa Again
Canadian woman denied U.K. visa again--A Canadian woman whose application for a British visa was rejected on grounds that her 45-year marriage lacked affection is now being turned away for financial reasons.A British court has reversed course on a U.K....
CBC's Editor-in-Chief Says Evan Solomon Didn't Meet Ethics Standard
CBC says Solomon didn't meet ethics standard--TORONTO - A raft of ethical lapses by journalists has the editor-in-chief of CBC News calling on members of the profession to clean up their act.Jennifer McGuire bemoaned the state of the industry in a message...
Closure of Online Brokerage Zoocasa Sparks Debate about Real Estate Data
Closure of brokerage Zoocasa sparks debate--TORONTO - An online real estate brokerage that publicized the selling prices of homes will be shuttered, several months after bowing to pressure from the Toronto Real Estate Board to stop publishing the contentious...
Confident Coach Says New Zealand Has No Secrets for Canada at Women's World Cup
Herdman says Canada can handle New Zealand--EDMONTON - A confident John Herdman dissected New Zealand's tactics at his pre-game news conference Wednesday at the Women's World Cup.And the Canadian coach made it clear that he does not expect the Football...
Coyotes' Brass Chugs along as More Drama Swirls with City of Glendale
Coyotes' brass chugs along amid more drama--Owners change and the relationship between the Arizona Coyotes and the City of Glendale carries on like a soap opera. Meanwhile, team general manager Don Maloney and coach Dave Tippett keep chugging along.For...
'Creative' Contracts Not Uncommon for MPs, Ministers, Says Former Duffy Aide
'Creative' contracting was common: Duffy aide--OTTAWA - "That's just the way we do things here."That explanation might no longer be politically correct for senators as they adjust to life in the aftermath of the auditor general's report on their expenses.But...
Delay in Nuclear Waste Decision Sign Burial Plan Politically Fraught: Critics
Decision on nuke waste dump only post-election--TORONTO - A delay in deciding whether to approve plans to bury hazardous nuclear waste near Lake Huron until after the federal election is a sign of just how politically fraught the project is, opponents...
Despite Quebec Opposition, Mulcair to Press on with Effort to Abolish Senate
Mulcair won't back down on Senate abolition--OTTAWA - Tom Mulcair is determined to seek a mandate from Canadians to abolish the Senate -- even though that would require unanimous provincial consent and his home province is already offside.The NDP leader...
Direct Cost of Audit, Not Counting Routine Costs, Closer to $12M, Ferguson Says
How did Senate audit cost $23.6 million?--OTTAWA - Auditor general Michael Ferguson says the $23.6-million price tag for his critical audit of Senate spending is not out of the ordinary for his office.Nor did it cost his office extra cash to conduct...
Dollarama to Install Mobile Cash Registers to Reduce Seasonal Lineups
Dollarama Q1 profit, sales above estimates--MONTREAL - Dollarama plans on using mobile cash registers in its stores to reduce long lineups that can be especially prevalent during seasonal rushes, saying Wednesday that it expects to have a couple of handheld...
Editorial Exchange: Harper Averse to Politics
Editorial Exchange: Harper averse to politics--An editorial from the Prince George Citizen, published June 8:The tried-and-true measurement to use to assess the worthiness of a mayor, a premier or a prime minister seeking reelection is their continued...
Editorial Exchange: Harper Should Ask Pope Francis to Apologize for Residential School Abuse
Editorial Exchange: Harper should ask Pope Francis to apologize for residential school abuse--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published June 8:Pope Francis, Pope Benedict XVI and Pope John Paul II, now a saint, have apologized in the past 25 years...
Editorial Exchange: Is Heckling Same Thing as Bullying?
Editorial Exchange: Is heckling same thing as bullying?--An editorial from the Charlottetown Guardian, published June 10:In most P.E.I. workplaces, incidents of heckling would be considered bullying. But not in the Legislative Assembly of P.E.I. Can...
Editorial Exchange: John Tory Is Right to Switch Stance on Carding
Editorial Exchange: John Tory is right to switch stance on carding--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published June 8:It took a while, but Mayor John Tory (open John Tory's policard) has done the right thing by reversing himself and calling for a...
Editorial Exchange: Senators, MPs Need to Be Watched
Editorial Exchange: Senators, MPs need to be watched--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published June 9:Before members of Parliament get on their high horse -- that's you in particular, Tom Mulcair -- to criticize the Senate as a soiled institution...
Editorial Exchange: Shake Up Senate Right Now
Editorial Exchange: Shake up Senate right now--An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle-Herald, published June 9:Many times over many years, Canadians have heard stirring appeals that the time has come for "transformational change" in our antiquated,...
Edmonton Police Were Investigating Suspected Cop Killer for Anti-Semitic Bullying
Anti-Semitism led police to alleged killer's door--EDMONTON - Edmonton police say a man suspected in the shooting death of one of their officers was being investigated for a hate crime that was anti-Semitic in nature.Norman Raddatz, 42, allegedly mounted...
Edmonton Seniors Recall Peaceful Evening Shattered by Gunfire across the Road
Seniors recall an evening shattered by gunfire--EDMONTON - As a member of the Royal Air Force during the Second World War, Paul Noble never feared death and made a habit of defying it.The 91-year-old flew 54 missions in Lancaster bombers and returned...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Wednesday, June 10
Entertainment News Advisory--Good afternoon from the Canadian Press entertainment department!As of last week, we've been sending out a new advisory designed to better highlight the top stories of the day and the coverage plans we can share for the week...
Evan Solomon's Rise and Fall at the CBC
Evan Solomon's rise and fall at the CBC--TORONTO - Among the dwindling stars at the beleaguered CBC, it seemed the public broadcaster could bank on at least one: Evan Solomon.The anchor of CBC News Network's daily political series "Power & Politics"...
Experimental University Program for Female Students Cuts Sex Assaults in Half: Study
University program halves sex assault: study--TORONTO - Young females attending university are known to be at significant risk for sexual assault, but a prevention program jointly tested on three Canadian campuses suggests the incidence of such violence...
Extended Forecasts for Alberta and Northeastern British Columbia Issued by Environment Canada
Extended forecasts for Alberta and northeastern British Columbia issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Friday Next night Saturday Next night Sunday Next night Monday Next night and Tuesday for Alberta issued by Environment Canada at 15:30...
Extended Forecasts for British Columbia Issued by Environment Canada
Extended forecasts for British Columbia issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for tomorrow night Friday Next night Saturday Next night Sunday Next night Monday Next night and Tuesday for British Columbia issued by Environment Canada at 05:00...
Extended Weather Forecast for the Maritimes Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather forecast for the Maritimes issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for tomorrow night Friday Next night Saturday Next night Sunday Next night Monday Next night and Tuesday for the Maritimes and Iles de la Madeleine issued by...
Extended Weather for Ontario Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather for Ontario issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for tomorrow night Friday Next night Saturday Next night Sunday Next night Monday Next night and Tuesday for Ontario issued by Environment Canada at 05:00 edt Wednesday 10...
Extended Weather for Ontario Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather for Ontario issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Friday Next night Saturday Next night Sunday Next night Monday Next night and Tuesday for Ontario issued by Environment Canada at 15:30 edt Wednesday 10 June 2015.City...
Extended Weather for Saskatchewan Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Friday Next night Saturday Next night Sunday Next night Monday Next night and Tuesday for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada at 15:30 cst Wednesday 10 June...
Facing Tariff Threat from Canada, U.S. Takes Step toward Repeal of Disputed Law
Congress moves amid Canadian trade threat--WASHINGTON - Facing the threat of punitive tariffs from Canada, the U.S. Congress took a first step Wednesday in backing away from a continental trade war.Lawmakers voted to repeal a disputed meat-labelling...
Five Stories in the News Today, June 10
Five stories in the news today, June 10--Five stories in the news today, June 10 from The Canadian Press:___CBC CUTS TIES WITH HOST EVAN SOLOMONThe CBC has abruptly "ended its relationship" with high-profile news host Evan Solomon, saying it determined...
Forecast for Alberta and Northeastern British Columbia Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for Alberta and northeastern British Columbia issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Alberta issued by Environment Canada at 16:00 mdt Wednesday 10 June 2015.City of Calgary: Today, sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud near noon. Wind...
Forecast for Coastal British Columbia Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for Coastal British Columbia issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Coastal British Columbia issued by Environment Canada at 16:00 pdt Wednesday 10 June 2015.Metro Vancouver: Today, clearing in the morning. Windy near the water early in...
Forecast for Manitoba Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for Manitoba issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Manitoba issued by Environment Canada at 11:00 cdt Wednesday 10 June 2015.City of Winnipeg: Today, mainly sunny. High 25. UV index 7 or high. Tonight, partly cloudy. Low 11. Thursday,...
Forecast for Newfoundland and Labrador Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for Newfoundland and Labrador issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Friday Next night Saturday Next night Sunday Next night Monday Next night and Tuesday for Labrador issued by Environment Canada at 16:00 ndt Wednesday 10 June...
Forecast for Northwestern Ontario Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for Northwestern Ontario issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Northwestern and Northern Ontario issued by Environment Canada at 11:30 edt Wednesday 10 June 2015.City of Thunder Bay, Atikokan - Upsala - Quetico, Superior West: Today, a...
Forecast for Ontario Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for Ontario issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Ontario issued by Environment Canada at 11:00 edt Wednesday 10 June 2015.City of Toronto: Today, a mix of sun and cloud with 70 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms. Wind south 20...
Forecast for Ontario Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for Ontario issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Ontario issued by Environment Canada at 15:30 edt Wednesday 10 June 2015.City of Toronto: Today, sunny. Wind becoming northwest 20 km-h in the morning. High 25. UV index 8 or very high.Windsor...
Forecast for Saskatchewan Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada at 11:00 cst Wednesday 10 June 2015.City of Regina: Today, mainly cloudy. Wind becoming west 20 km-h this afternoon. High 22. UV index 6 or...
Forecast for Saskatchewan Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada at 16:00 cst Wednesday 10 June 2015.City of Regina: Today, sunny. Wind becoming south 20 km-h in the afternoon. High 26. UV index 7 or high.City...
Forecast for the Maritimes Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for the Maritimes issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for the Maritimes issued by Environment Canada at 11:00 adt Wednesday 10 June 2015.Halifax Metro and Halifax County West: Today, showers or drizzle ending early this afternoon then a...
Forecast for the Maritimes Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for the Maritimes issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for the Maritimes issued by Environment Canada at 16:00 adt Wednesday 10 June 2015.Halifax Metro and Halifax County West: Today, a mix of sun and cloud. 60 percent chance of showers in...
Forecast for the Northwestern Ontario Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for the Northwestern Ontario issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Northwestern and Northern Ontario issued by Environment Canada at 16:00 edt Wednesday 10 June 2015.City of Thunder Bay, Atikokan - Upsala - Quetico, Superior West: Today,...
Forecasts for Alberta and Northeastern British Columbia Issued by Environment Canada
Forecasts for Alberta and northeastern British Columbia issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Alberta issued by Environment Canada at 11:00 mdt Wednesday 10 June 2015.City of Calgary: Today, a mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of showers...
Forecasts for the Columbia, Central Interior and Peace River Regions of B.C. Issued by Environment Canada
Forecasts for The Columbia, Central Interior and Peace River Regions of B.C. issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for the Columbia, the Central Interior and the Peace River districts of British Columbia issued by Environment Canada at 11:00 mdt Wednesday...
Forecasts for the Southwest Interior and Kootenay Regions of B.C. Issued by Environment Canada
Forecasts for The Southwest Interior and Kootenay Regions of B.C. issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for the southwest interior and the Kootenay Districts of British Columbia issued by Environment Canada at 16:00 pdt Wednesday 10 June 2015.North...
Forecasts for Yukon and Northwestern British Columbia Issued by Environment Canada
Forecasts for Yukon and northwestern British Columbia issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Yukon and northwestern British Columbia issued by Environment Canada at 11:00 pdt Wednesday 10 June 2015.Whitehorse: Today, mainly cloudy. Wind south 30...
Gas Station Attendant Killed in Gas and Dash Was Highly Qualified Engineer
Worker killed in gas and dash was engineer--CALGARY - A gas station attendant who was run over by a stolen pickup truck that was allegedly trying to get away without paying for fuel was a highly qualified engineer who was forced to take the low-paying...
Gilles Duceppe Returns to Lead Bloc Quebecois into Upcoming Federal Election
Gilles Duceppe returns to lead Bloc Quebecois--MONTREAL - Gilles Duceppe is back at the helm of Bloc Quebecois and says voters in the province need to side with a federal party this fall that will put their interests first.Duceppe told a news conference...
Gordie Howe Given "Little Boost' from Second Stem Cell Treatment, Son Reports
Howe got 'boost' from 2nd stem cell treatment--TORONTO - Gordie Howe's son Mark says his father is doing well after receiving a second experimental stem cell transplant this week.The 87-year-old hockey legend was treated Monday at the same Mexican clinic...
Harper Sees Russian Ships in Baltic Sea While Sailing on HMCS Fredericton
Harper sees Russian ships in Baltic--GDYNIA, Poland - A Canadian warship carrying Stephen Harper in the Baltic Sea was shadowed by two Russian frigates on Wednesday, giving the prime minister a front-row seat in the naval chess game between the West...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. ET Wednesday, June 10
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory--Good afternoon from the Canadian Press lifestyles department!As of last week, we've been sending out a new advisory designed to better highlight the top stories of the day and the coverage plans we can share for the days...
Hudson's Bay Co. Posts $54-Million Net Loss on Higher Expenses in Q1
Hudson's Bay posts loss in first quarter--TORONTO - A busy season of various setbacks left Hudson's Bay Co. (TSX:HBC) facing a $54-million loss in the first quarter, with administration expenses and higher cost of sales making a dent in its bottom line.Other...
Josh Groban 'Thrilled' Celine Dion Is Back Onstage, Recalls Meeting Her at 17
Josh Groban 'thrilled' Celine Dion is back onstage--TORONTO - Josh Groban says he's "thrilled" to see his friend Celine Dion returning to the stage after a one-year hiatus to help her ailing husband.Rene Angelil, 73, was diagnosed with throat cancer...
Killer Behind David Milgaard's Wrongful Conviction Dies in Prison
Killer behind David Milgaard conviction dies--ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - The man responsible for a 1969 murder in Saskatchewan that put an innocent man, David Milgaard, behind bars for more than two decades has died in prison.Larry Fisher died on Tuesday while...
Manitoba's Child Advocate Says Changes to Welfare System Don't Go Far Enough
Manitoba moves on changes to child welfare--WINNIPEG - The Manitoba government is moving to implement some recommendations from an inquiry into the province's troubled child-welfare system, but the children's advocate says the changes don't go far enough.Family...
'Minecraft - Pocket Edition' Top Paid iPhone Game App in Canada
'Minecraft - Pocket Edition' top paid iPhone game app--Top 10 free and paid game apps for the iPhone and iPad in Canada for the week ending June 7.Top Paid iPhone Game Apps1. Minecraft - Pocket Edition (Mojang)2. Heads Up! (Warner Bros.) 3. Hitman: Sniper...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (14,889.04, up 71.33 points):Iamgold Corp. (TSX:IMG). Miner. Up six cents, or 2.17 per cent, to $2.83 on...
Nursing Home Choice Could Be Made Easier by Searchable Online Database
New database can help in nursing home choice--TORONTO - Choosing a high quality nursing home for a loved one may now be a bit easier for people in some parts of Canada.A searchable database that provides information on hospitals across the country has...
Ontario to Double Fines for Medical Privacy Breaches; Make Prosecution Easier
Ontario bill targets medical privacy breaches--TORONTO - Ontario's Liberal government is promising legislation this fall to double the fines for people who access patients' medical records without authority, and make it easier to prosecute offenders."There...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory addition for Wednesday, June 10, 2015. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photographers.REMOVES: TORONTO--Interview with the...
Premier Not Pleased with Montreal Police Officers' Wearing Camouflage Pants at Funeral
Camouflage pants draw criticism from Quebec premier--QUEBEC - Premier Philippe Couillard said his government plans to take measures to ensure Montreal police officers wear their uniforms after many donned camouflage pants to Jacques Parizeau's funeral...
Public Airs Views at Hearing over Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in Vancouver
Public debate over Vancouver pot shops begins--VANCOUVER - A public hearing on Vancouver's proposal to regulate pot shops is heating up with more than 150 people set to speak.Pot-legalization advocates, dispensary owners and patients crammed city hall...
Quebec Government Tables State Neutrality Bill That Would Ban Face Coverings
Province tables state neutrality bill--MONTREAL - Proposed Quebec legislation introduced by the Liberal government on Wednesday would ban face coverings for anyone giving or receiving government services. But prohibiting the full veil was as far as the...
Quebec Introduces Action Plan to Combat Violent Radicalization
Quebec unveils anti-radicalization plan--MONTREAL - The Quebec government announced a series of broad measures to fight violent extremism in the province Wednesday, including major changes to the province's human rights commission system and the creation...
RCMP Request for Help in Online Luring Investigation Getting World-Wide Interest
World-wide interest in online luring case--FREDERICTON - RCMP in New Brunswick say a video appeal for help in their investigation of a Moncton man accused of luring as many as 2,000 boys online has had about 750,000 views world-wide and is producing...
Reno Ripoff Fraud Conviction Upheld: Contractor Took Older Woman for $300K
Conviction upheld for reno ripoff of old woman--TORONTO - A housing contractor who ripped off an older mentally ill woman to the tune of hundreds of thousands of dollars had his fraud conviction upheld Wednesday.However, the province's top court did...
Reporters Cultivating Political Sources Need More Wisdom Than Solomon
Solomon's CBC woes cast spotlight on sources--OTTAWA - News that high-profile CBC politics anchor Evan Solomon was rubbing shoulders -- and allegedly brokering secret art deals -- with some of the country's biggest movers and shakers did more than just...
Restaurants Canada Lays out Recommendations on Alberta Planned Minimum Wage Hike
Restaurant industry has minimum wage ideas--EDMONTON - The restaurant industry is trying to set the table in advance of talks with Alberta's NDP government about its plan to increase the hourly minimum wage to $15 by 2018.Restaurants Canada is recommending...
Royalty Rivalry: Saskatchewan Courts Oil and Gas Investment in Alberta
Saskatchewan watching Alberta royalty ruckus--CALGARY - If energy companies are skittish about investing in Alberta, they're welcome to set up shop next door, Saskatchewan's economy minister said Wednesday.Bill Boyd said he's been watching the political...
Scientists Make No Bones about Yukon Fossil Find, Redraw Camel's Family Tree
Scientists make no bones about Yukon fossil find--WHITEHORSE - Miners working the Klondike have uncovered an evolutionary treasure that one paleontologist says is as precious as gold.Three fossils recovered from a gold mine outside of Dawson City, Yukon,...
Some Senators Failed to Give Evidence to Support Claims, Auditor General Says
Auditor general defends Senate report--OTTAWA - A scathing review of Senate spending nearly included more names -- including one senator who refused to co-operate with auditors until realizing at the last minute they would otherwise face the glare of...
Student Alliance Warns of Long-Term Impact of University Funding Freeze
Funding freeze concerns Student Alliance--FREDERICTON - The executive director of the New Brunswick Student Alliance says unless government increases funding to universities, more students will forgo university or leave the province to study elsewhere.Lindsay...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Thursday, June 11, 2015
The Canadian Press News Agenda for June 11--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for June 11 as of 9 p.m. ET: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times local...
'The Dorito Effect' Looks at What Happens to Food When Fake Flavour Gets Better
'Dorito Effect' looks at the rise of fake flavour--TORONTO - Much of the food we eat is based on a lie, says the author of "The Dorito Effect."Instead of flavour coming from nature, synthetic tastes are being created by scientists in labs to zip up blandness...
Three-Time World Champion Patrick Chan Says He's Returning a Different Skater
Chan exited to be back training in earnest--VAUGHAN, Ont. - The moment Patrick Chan decided to rewrite his Olympic ending came at the closing ceremonies of the Sochi Games, during the ceremonial handover to 2018 host Pyeongchang, South Korea."I was thinking...
Top Atlantic News
Top Atlantic News--Here are the Top Atlantic News stories from The Canadian Press as of 12:30 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 Atlantic News
Top Atlantic News--Here are the Top Atlantic News stories from The Canadian Press as of 5:00 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 B.C. News as of 11 A.M
Top B.C. News--WEDNESDAY, June 10B.C. NEWS ADVISORYHere are the Top B.C. News stories from The Canadian Press as of 11 a.m. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops.BUZZ:Scientists make no bones about...
Top News Advisory for Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Top News Advisory for June 10--Wednesday, June 103 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...
Tories Back Scrutiny of MP Expenses after Liberals, NDP Call for Commons Audit
Parties onside with idea of MP expense audit--OTTAWA - NDP Leader Tom Mulcair and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau threw their support Wednesday behind the idea of inviting the auditor general to put MPs' expenses under the microscope.And after some initial...
Toronto Man Takes Legal Action on 'Carding,' Argues Charter Rights Violated
Toronto man takes legal action on 'carding'--TORONTO - A constitutional challenge against the controversial police practice of "carding" was launched Wednesday by a Toronto man, who alleged the information-gathering scheme amounts to racial profiling...
TSX Solidly Higher on Rising Oil, Metals Prices; Dow Up a Whopping 236 Points
North American markets sharply higher--TORONTO - North American markets closed sharply higher Wednesday with rising oil and other commodities leading the way in Toronto while technology stocks help fuel a big rebound in New York.The S&P/TSX composite...
Veteran Defenceman Kimmo Timonen in for Blackhawks in Game 4 of Cup Final
Timonen in for Blackhawks in Game 4--CHICAGO - Every time Kimmo Timonen walks into the Chicago Blackhawks' practice facility, a photo of Patrick Kane celebrating reminds him of the closest he ever got to winning the Stanley Cup.Five years after being...
WADA Says There's "Room for Improvement" in CFL's Drug-Testing Policy
WADA: "Room for improvement" with CFL testing--The World Anti-Doping Agency says the CFL's drug policy has "room for improvement."WADA released a statement Wednesday after the head of the organization's only accredited laboratory in Canada slammed the...
Wayne Gretzky: Connor McDavid Will Learn as He Goes along on Draft Day
Edmonton will 'idolize' McDavid, Gretzky says--TORONTO - Wayne Gretzky can't offer Connor McDavid much advice about how to handle the pressure of the NHL draft later this month. The Great One never went through the experience himself.But on June 26,...
With Bishop out, Vasilevskiy Makes Surprise Start for Lightning in Game 4
Vasilevskiy gets surprise start for Lightning--CHICAGO - Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper didn't want to let on that he knew Ben Bishop was too injured to play in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup final. He told rookie Andrei Vasilevskiy after the morning...
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