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Articles from April 30, 2013

Alberta RCMP Showed 'Tunnel Vision' in Arrest of Youth in Double Homicide: Lawyer
RCMP had tunnel vision in arrest of youth: lawyer--EDMONTON - A lawyer for a teenager on trial for two murders says Mounties wasted time and money targeting a vulnerable youth in a poorly planned sting when they should have been looking for the real...
Alberta Streamlines Cancer Services under One Agency with Aim to Improve Care
Alberta realigns cancer care programs--EDMONTON - The Alberta government is realigning all cancer care under one umbrella agency to improve research and frontline help for patients, Health Minister Fred Horne announced Tuesday."This will be the first...
Auditor General Cites Error in Terrorism Fund Reporting Government-Wide
Auditor cites error in terror fund reporting--OTTAWA - The federal auditor general says he's been unable to properly track as much as $3.1 billion in funding set aside to combat terrorism.Michael Ferguson's spring report says the Conservative government...
Auditor General Takes Aim at Residential Schools, Diabetes Prevention
Bickering hurts aboriginal programs: report--OTTAWA - The federal auditor general says two of the government's key pillars meant to improve the lives of aboriginal peoples have gone awry because of infighting, poor co-ordination and lack of planning.Auditor...
B.C. Election Campaign Hits Midway Point Following Debates
Debates mark midway point in B.C. campaign--VANCOUVER - British Columbia's election campaign is at the midway mark and it's turning into a fact-checking exercise between Premier Christy Clark's Liberals and Adrian Dix's New Democrats.The differences...
BlackBerry Keyboard Phone Will Land First in Toronto, Rest of Canada to Follow
BlackBerry keyboard phone first in Toronto--TORONTO - BlackBerry users hoping to get their hands on the latest version of the keyboard smartphone will have to wait a couple more days -- if they live outside of Toronto.The company (TSX:BB) says the release...
Budget to Set Target of 15 per Cent Drop in Auto Insurance Premiums: Sousa
Budget to target drop in auto insurance rates--TORONTO - Thursday's budget will set a target for auto insurance premiums to drop by 15 per cent on average, but that doesn't mean all Ontario drivers will get the same amount of relief on their insurance...
Canadian Dollar Rises, February GDP Grows by Better Than Expected 0.3 per Cent
Loonie up as GDP rises 0.3 per cent in Feb.--TORONTO - The Canadian dollar closed higher Tuesday as economic growth in February came in stronger than expected.The loonie was up 0.41 of a cent to 99.26 cents US as Statistics Canada reported that gross...
Canadian Earnings Declared Tuesday: Thomson Reuters, CGI Group, Resolute Forest Products, Athabasca Minerals, Divestco
Canadian earnings declared Tuesday--TORONTO - Canadian earnings declared Tuesday:A&W Revenue Royalties Income Fund (TSX:AW.UN): First-quarter ended March 24, 2013, $3.9 million, 26.2 cents per unit; 2102, $3.2 million, 25.5 cents per unit. Total...
Canadian Oil Sands Net Income Drops in First-Quarter on Plant Outages
Canadian Oil Sands net income drops--CALGARY - Canadian Oil Sands Ltd. (TSX:COS) posted a big drop in profit for the first three months of the year as unplanned outages at the Syncrude oilsands mine took a bite out of production.Net income during the...
Canadians Must Fight U.S. Protectionism in the Energy Sector, Prentice Says
Fight 'green protectionism', Prentice says--OTTAWA - Canadians need to step up their efforts to maintain free and open energy markets for Canada's oil, gas and electricity in the United States, says former Conservative cabinet minister Jim Prentice.Prentice,...
CGI Group Not Worried by U.S. Budget Woes as Shares Hit All-Time High
CGI Group shares soar to all-time high--MONTREAL - CGI expects to continue growing its U.S. government business despite budget restraints that have delayed some contract awards.The Montreal-based information technology company's backlog decreased in...
Coroners' Service Says Five Members of Same Family Were Wiped out in B.C. Crash
Five relatives killed in Surrey, B.C., crash--SURREY, B.C. - There has been just one topic of conversation this week inside Darshi's Hair & Beauty Centre in Surrey, B.C. -- the annihilation of a local family during a traffic accident.The BC Coroners...
Court Rules Edmonton Remand Centre Workers in Contempt for Illegal Strike
Court rules remand centre union in contempt--EDMONTON - The widespread wildcat strike that started last week with guards at Edmonton's Remand Centre and spread to facilities throughout the province took a dramatic turn Monday night.After hearing hours...
CRTC Says Rogers Media Can Buy the Score, Which Will Be Rebranded
CRTC says Rogers can buy The Score channel--Rogers will rebrand The Score under its Sportsnet umbrella and offer more sports analysis after being given regulatory approval to buy the niche sports channel.The Score will be the home of exclusive content...
Don Cheadle Game for Superhero Movie Spinoff after 'Iron Man 3'
Cheadle steps up the action in 'Iron Man 3'--TORONTO - Don Cheadle is ready and waiting to helm his own action-hero franchise.The versatile actor dove into over-the-top combat sequences for his role as the heavily armoured superhero War Machine in "Iron...
Editorial Exchange:
Editorial Exchange:--An editorial from the Corner Brook Western Star, published April 30:The sight of families waiting outside the collapsed factory in Bangladesh for news about the fate of their family members is heartbreaking.Nearly 400 deaths have...
Editorial Exchange: Kids, Parents Coping in the Online World
Editorial Exchange: Kids, parents coping in the online world--An editorial from the Charlottetown Guardian, published April 30:Laureen Harper's support of a website aimed at helping parents deal with their children's use of social media could well prove...
Editorial Exchange: Laying Blame on Big Retailers for Bangladesh Tragedy Is Far Too Simplistic
Editorial Exchange: Laying blame on big retailers for Bangladesh tragedy is far too simplistic--An editorial from the Red Deer Advocate, published April 30:A thousand or so workers were caught in the five garment factories operating in an illegal eight-storey...
Editorial Exchange: Ottawa Wisely Hits the Brake on Foreign Temporary Workers
Editorial Exchange: Ottawa wisely hits the brake on foreign temporary workers--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published April 30:At a time when 1.4 million Canadians are out of work, Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservatives have finally been...
Editorial Exchange: The High Cost of Cheap T-Shirts
Editorial Exchange: The high cost of cheap T-shirts--An editorial from the Guelph Mercury, published April 30:There is a sturdy, unbroken thread that connects Canadian consumers with the collapsed factory in Savar, Bangladesh in which at least 382 garment...
Encarnacion Smacks Two Homers to Power Blue Jays Past Red Sox 9-7
Encarnacion powers Jays to win over Red Sox--TORONTO - Edwin Encarnacion's first home run of the night got everyone's attention.His second blast gave the Toronto Blue Jays a lead they wouldn't relinquish.Encarnacion drove in four runs in all and Rajai...
Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. April 30
Entertainment News Advisory--Tuesday, April 30, 20135 p.m.ENTERTAINMENT NEWS ADVISORYHere are the top Entertainment stories from The Canadian Press as of 5 p.m. ET. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available....
Executive Linked to Edmonton Oilers Owner Katz Rebuked by Elections Officer
Executive linked to Edmonton Oilers owner rebuked--EDMONTON - An executive with a company belonging to Edmonton Oilers owner Darryl Katz has been rebuked by Alberta's chief electoral officer for donations made to the governing Tories during last year's...
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 Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday for Alberta issued by Environment Canada at 15:30 mdt Tuesday 30 April 2013.City of Calgary:...
Extended Forecasts for British Columbia Issued by Environment Canada
Extended forecasts for British Columbia issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday for British Columbia issued by Environment Canada at 05:00 pdt Tuesday 30 April 2013.Metro Vancouver: Thursday,...
Extended Weather Forecast for the Maritimes Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather forecast for the Maritimes issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday for the Maritimes and Iles de la Madeleine issued by Environment Canada at 05:00 adt Tuesday 30 April 2013.Halifax...
Extended Weather for Ontario Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather for Ontario issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday for Ontario issued by Environment Canada at 05:00 edt Tuesday 30 April 2013.City of Toronto: Thursday, sunny. Low 12. High...
Extended Weather for Ontario Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather for Ontario issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday for Ontario issued by Environment Canada at 15:30 edt Tuesday 30 April 2013.City of Toronto: Thursday, sunny. High 20. Friday,...
Extended Weather for Saskatchewan Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada at 04:30 cst Tuesday 30 April 2013.City of Regina, Fort Qu'Appelle - Indian...
Extended Weather for Saskatchewan Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada at 15:30 cst Tuesday 30 April 2013.City of Regina: Thursday, sunny. High...
Feds Need to Work Harder to Crack Down on EI Overpayments: Auditor General
Feds fail to recover millions in EI: auditor--OTTAWA - Ottawa is overpaying employment insurance by at least $300 million a year, and fails to get millions of it back, the auditor general said Tuesday.The Conservative government has taken a beating in...
Flooding, Sewer Backup Prompt Hospital Evacuation in Attawapiskat First Nation
Attawapiskat declares emergency over flood--ATTAWAPISKAT, Ont. - Flooding and sewer backups have plunged two northern Ontario First Nations into a state of emergency, triggering the evacuation of a hospital and the shutdown of schools, the region's member...
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 Tuesday 30 April 2013.City of Calgary: Today, sunny. High 8. UV index 5 or moderate.Okotoks - High River...
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 Tuesday 30 April 2013.City of Winnipeg: Today, periods of rain mixed with wet snow. Rainfall amount 5 to 10 mm. Wind northeast 20 km-h...
Forecast for Newfoundland and Labrador Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for Newfoundland and Labrador issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday for Labrador issued by Environment Canada at 16:00 ndt Tuesday 30 April 2013.St. John's - Bonavista Peninsula: Thursday,...
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 Tuesday 30 April 2013.City of Thunder Bay, Superior West: Today, showers ending this afternoon then...
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 Tuesday 30 April 2013.City of Toronto, Pickering - Oshawa - Southern Durham Region: Today, a mix of sun and cloud. Wind becoming southeast...
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 Tuesday 30 April 2013.City of Toronto, Pickering - Oshawa - Southern Durham Region: Today, mainly sunny. High 21 except 16 near Lake Ontario....
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 Tuesday 30 April 2013.City of Regina: Today, periods of snow ending this afternoon then cloudy. Amount 5 cm. Wind north 30 km-h...
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 Tuesday 30 April 2013.City of Regina: Today, mainly sunny. Wind becoming northwest 20 km-h near noon. High plus 5. UV index 6...
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 Tuesday 30 April 2013.Halifax Metro and Halifax County West, Halifax County - east of Porters Lake, Lunenburg County: Today,...
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 Tuesday 30 April 2013.City of Thunder Bay, Superior West, Nipigon - Rossport: Today, mainly...
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 Tuesday 30 April 2013.City of Calgary: Today, a mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of flurries....
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 Tuesday...
Forecasts for the Southwest Interior and Kootenay Regions Issued by Environment Canada
Forecasts for The Southwest Interior and Kootenay Regions issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for the southwest interior and the Kootenay Districts of British Columbia issued by Environment Canada at 11:00 pdt Tuesday 30 April 2013.North Okanagan...
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 Tuesday 30 April 2013.Whitehorse: Today, overcast. Wind becoming southeast...
Giving Infants 400 IUs of Vitamin D Daily Enough for Healthy Bones, Study Suggests
400 IUs of vitamin D enough for infants: study--TORONTO - A supplement of 400 international units of vitamin D each day is enough to ensure an infant's health for at least the first 12 months of life, Canadian researchers have determined after testing...
Gorges Says Canadiens Playoff First-Timers in for the Treat at Bell Centre
Habs rookies looking to make playoff impact--BROSSARD, Que. - Josh Gorges says the Montreal Canadiens' playoff rookies should be prepared for a wall of noise when they step onto the ice for their first NHL post-season game at the Bell Centre.Five Canadiens,...
Growing Problem of Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Prompts Treatment Changes in Ontario
Ont. recommends different drugs for gonorrhea--TORONTO - Faced with evidence that drug-resistant gonorrhea is spreading in the province, Ontario is recommending a different treatment approach for the sexually transmitted infection.New treatment guidelines...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 5 P.M. ET Tuesday, April 30
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory--Tuesday, April 30, 20135 p.m.HEALTH-LIFESTYLES-TRAVEL NEWS ADVISORYHere are the Health-Lifestyles-Travel stories from The Canadian Press as of 5 p.m. ET. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject...
Hospital Last Place Most Want to Die, but Almost Half of Cancer Patients Do: Report
Half of cancer patients die in hospital: report--TORONTO - A new study shows almost half of terminally ill cancer patients die in hospital, even though most people say they don't want to spend their final days in a health-care institution.The study by...
Kyle Quinlan, Shanice Marcelle Named Top CIS Athletes of the Year at BLG Awards
Quinlan, Marcelle named top CIS athletes--TORONTO - Kyle Quinlan dreams of playing in the CFL. Shanice Marcelle is hoping to play for Canada's volleyball team at an Olympics.Grey Cups and gold medals may yet be in their future.Quinlan and Marcelle were...
Leaders Hit Road for Launch of Second Half of B.C. Election Race
Clark buoyant, Dix quips at morning rallies--New Democrat leader Adrian Dix has thrown a bone to the province's mayors, saying if elected premier, he would establishing a standalone ministry for local government.While addressing the mayors caucus in...
Leafs Centre Bozak Says He's Ready to Play in Game 1 against Bruins
Leafs centre Bozak says he's ready for Game 1--TORONTO - Tyler Bozak isn't interested in watching the Toronto Maple Leafs' first playoff game in nine years from the sidelines.The Leafs' No. 1 centre went through a full practice Tuesday and expects to...
Les McKeown Survives Dark Times to Become 'Born Again Bay City Roller'
McKeown brings Bay City Rollers to Canada--TORONTO - For a long time, Les McKeown rebelled against his stint as a plaid-clad pin-up for the Bay City Rollers.McKeown joined the sugary Scottish pop outfit as a teen and become frontman during their commercial...
Manitoba Government Says Protesting Farmers Moved out of Diversion Channel
Farmers and equipment cleared from channel--PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, Man. - The Manitoba government says protesters who had been blocking the opening of the Portage Diversion along the swollen Assiniboine River have moved out and the channel has been opened.Angry...
Manitoba Premier Says Flood Protest Was Illegal and Endangered Lives
Manitoba premier says flood protest risked lives--WINNIPEG - The Manitoba government is accusing a group of farmers and the Opposition Progressive Conservatives of taking part in an illegal flood protest that put lives at risk."It's unacceptable, it's...
More Conservative MPs Say No to Taxpayer-Paid Attacks against Trudeau
Tory MPs reject taxpayer-paid Trudeau attacks--OTTAWA - A growing number of Conservative MPs say they won't mail their constituents the party's latest attack on Justin Trudeau, saying the negative, taxpayer-funded pamphlet is just not their style.Tories...
No Handyman Skills Required for Bornheimer in Repairman Comedy 'Family Tools'
No handyman skills required on 'Family Tools'--TORONTO - It was a lack of handyman skill that Kyle Bornheimer suspects helped him nab the role of a bumbling repairman on the sitcom "Family Tools."The comedy centres on a prodigal son who returns home...
Nova Scotia Premier Takes Swipe at Opposition Plans to Cut Health Boards
Premier raps plans to cut health boards--HALIFAX - Plans by Nova Scotia's opposition parties to cut the number of health districts won't save money and will transfer more work to health staff, Premier Darrell Dexter said Tuesday.Dexter said the Liberals...
Ottawa Seeks New Supplier to Notify Gun Licence Holders Their Renewal Fee Is Due
Feds seek supplier for gun licence renewals--OTTAWA - The Harper government is seeking a new supplier to send out hundreds of thousands of gun licence renewal applications and reminders to firearms owners.The Conservatives announced in mid-April that...
Pharmacy Assistant in Small Hospital Discovered Diluted Drugs by Accident
Pharmacy assistant discovered diluted drugs--TORONTO - A pharmacy assistant at a small Ontario hospital discovered by accident that chemotherapy drugs administered to 1,200 cancer patients in two provinces were diluted, a legislative committee heard...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press picture advisory addition for Tuesday, April 30, 2013.Daily coverage is provided by a combination of The Canadian Press staff and member papers. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time are staffed...
Postmedia Drops Newspaper Publishers as It Makes More Internal Changes
Postmedia drops newspaper publishers--TORONTO - Postmedia Network Canada Corp. (TSX:PNC.B) will no longer have publishers at its newspapers, as part of broad changes to centralize operations and reduce costs.The media company, which owns several big...
Procedural Errors by Elections Officials Rife during 2011 Federal Vote: Report
Irregularities rife in 2011 election: report--OTTAWA - The integrity of Canada's electoral process is at "serious risk" due to rampant procedural errors made by polling officials, a report commissioned by Elections Canada says.The report blames overly...
Quebec's Landmark Election Law Was Ignored from the Start: Veteran Organizer
Quebec election laws ignored from start: organizer--MONTREAL - The landmark Quebec election-financing law that inspired similar reforms across Canada has been systematically flouted since its inception, a witness at a provincial corruption inquiry recalled...
Resolute Completes Mill Network Realignment with Gatineau Reopening
Resolute Forest Products has $5M Q1 net loss--MONTREAL - Resolute Forest Products says it has completed the major realignment of its paper mill network with Wednesday's restart of its facility in Gatineau, Que.The mill is reopening as a lower-cost operation...
Roy Looks Forward to Being in Playoffs Again after Watching from Sidelines
Canucks' Roy happy to be back in playoffs--VANCOUVER - A funny thing happened to Derek Roy at this year's NHL trade deadline.His move to the Vancouver Canucks from the Dallas Stars generated little fanfare.Usually, the acquisition of a top-six forward...
Saskatchewan's Budget Books Misleading and Incomplete: Auditor
Saskatchewan's books misleading: auditor--REGINA - Saskatchewan's auditor says the government is presenting an incomplete and misleading picture of its finances, but the finance minister says he disagrees.Saskatchewan reports its finances on a general...
Saskatchewan Uncorks Plan for Two New Private Liquor Stores in Saskatoon
Two new private liquor stores for Saskatoon--REGINA - The Saskatchewan government says planned private liquor stores in Saskatoon and Regina won't take business away from government outlets."You know it's exciting times in Saskatchewan, so it's not a...
Search-and-Rescue System in Need of Rescue, Says Auditor General
Auditor says rescue system at breaking point--OTTAWA - The federal auditor general says the country's search-and-rescue system is in distress and some elements are near the breaking point.Michael Ferguson's latest report issued Tuesday singled out the...
Senators Look to Anderson to Continue Strong Play as They Prepare for Habs
Senators look to Anderson to lead in playoffs--OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators' hopes of defeating the Montreal Canadiens in the first round of the NHL playoffs rest largely on the play of Craig Anderson.The Senators goaltender was instrumental in getting...
Ship That Sank in 1985 Likely Source of Small Oil Slicks off Newfoundland
Sunken ship likely source of oil slicks--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A sunken ship is believed to be the source of small oil slicks that have been recently spotted near a group of islands off northeastern Newfoundland, the Canadian Coast Guard said Tuesday.Spokesman...
'Silver Linings Playbook' among DVD Releases for April 28-May4
'Silver Linings Playbook' among new DVDs--A look at some DVDs scheduled to be released in the weeks ahead.For the week of April 28-May 4Ben Hur (2010)Broken CityBruce Lee Double FeaturesDangerous Edge: A Life of Graham GreeneDark VengeanceThe DetailsFriends:...
Study Provides Hints That HPV Vaccine Could Be Given in 2 Doses, Not 3
Are 2 doses of HPV vaccine enough? study asks--TORONTO - A new Canadian study offers some hope that two doses of HPV vaccines may work as well as the current regimen of three.If that's true, it will help reduce the cost of the expensive public vaccination...
Suncor Shares Rise on Dividend Hike, Share Buyback, Earnings Beat
Suncor shares up on dividend hike, buyback--CALGARY - Suncor Energy Inc. expects to be shielded from swings in oil prices well into the foreseeable future, despite problems the industry has been having in getting its crude to the most lucrative markets,...
Surprising Two-Month Growth Spurt at Start of Year Casts Economy in Rosier Light
Economy grew 0.3 per cent in February--OTTAWA - The Canadian economy appears to be gathering steam, to the surprise of many, with better-than-expected growth rates in the first two months of the year that have many analysts revising their miserly forecasts...
Teen Calls Cop Attempt to Elicit Confession Another Betrayal
Teen accused of double murder denies the crime--EDMONTON - A 17-year-old youth who is retracting a confession that he killed two people east of Edmonton called the police operation that got him to make the statement another betrayal in a life full of...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The Canadian Press News Agenda for May 1--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for May 1 as of 9:20 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...
Thomson Reuters Reports Lower Q1 Operating Profit; Revenue Up Slightly at $3.1B
Thomson Reuters reports lower Q1 profit--Thomson Reuters (TSX:TRI) reported Tuesday a drop in operating profit in the first quarter as it cited severance costs and an increase in depreciation and amortization expenses.The global news and information...
Top Atlantic News
Top Atlantic News--Here are the Top Atlantic News stories from The Canadian Press as of 4 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 at 6 P.M. Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Top News Advisory--Tuesday, April 30, 20136 p.m.Here are the latest Top News stories from The Canadian Press. All times are Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops. Contact...
Toronto FC Coach Nelsen Says He Plans to Field Strongest Team versus Impact
Nelsen to field strongest team vs. Impact--TORONTO - It doesn't matter that Toronto FC has a two-goal lead, or that the game falls smack-dab in the middle of their busiest stretch of the season.Toronto coach Ryan Nelsen insisted he'll field his strongest...
TSX Shoots Up 144 Points amid Solid Earnings Reports from Suncor, CGI Group
TSX heads higher amid strong earnings--TORONTO - Corporate earnings optimism helped send the Toronto stock market sharply higher amid some strong reports from oil producer Suncor Energy (TSX:SU) and business technology company CGI Group Inc. (TSX:GIB.A)....
Victims of Online Bullying Move Ambrose to Tears during Government Announcement
Online bullying moves Ambrose to tears--OTTAWA - During her seven years as a cabinet minister, some of them difficult, Rona Ambrose has rarely been anything but cool and detached.But the public works minister briefly set aside her professional poise...
Videos of Police Interviews with Mom Accused of Killing Babies Allowed at Trial
Videos of accused mom will be allowed at trial--CALGARY - Video of a police interview in which a Calgary woman confesses to putting two of her newborns into the garbage will be admitted as evidence at her murder trial.Justice Peter McIntyre ruled Tuesday...
'WhatsApp Messenger' Top Paid iPhone App in Canada
'WhatsApp Messenger' top paid iPhone app--Top 10 free and paid apps for the iPhone and iPad in Canada for the week ending April 28.Top Free iPhone Apps1 Fast & Furious 6: The Game (Kabam)2 Hardest Game Ever 2 (Orangenose Studios)3 Tetris Blitz...
Whitecaps Not Taking Lower-Division Edmonton Lightly in Amway Championship Semi
Whitecaps look to advance to Amway final--VANCOUVER - If the Vancouver Whitecaps were taking their opponent lightly in the first game of the Amway Canadian Championships, FC Edmonton has their attention now.The Whitecaps, who play in Major League Soccer,...
Wynne Denies Any Role in Cancelling Gas Plants in Oakville and Mississauga
Wynne denies role in cancelling gas plants--TORONTO - The Ontario Power Authority keeps changing the estimated cost for cancelling a gas plant in Oakville, Premier Kathleen Wynne said Tuesday as she appealed to the opposition to wait for the auditor...
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