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Articles from December 10, 2015

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2015 Canadian Football League All-Stars List
2015 Canadian Football League All-Stars List--TORONTO - 2015 CFL All-Stars announced Wednesday by the Football Reporters of Canada (FRC) and league coaches:OFFENCEQuarterback _ Henry Burris, Ottawa Redblacks.Running Backs _ Andrew Harris, B.C. Lions;...
2016 IIHF World Junior Championship Schedule and Standings
2016 IIHF World Junior Championship schedule and standings--HELSINKI - 2016 IIHF World Junior ChampionshipAt Helsinki, FinlandAll Times EasternPRELIMINARY ROUND(final 2015 tournament standings)Group AGroup BNote: Three points for a regulation win, two...
Actor Leonardo DiCaprio Mocked for Fear over Warm Calgary Winds Called Chinooks
DiCaprio mocked for fear of Chinooks--CALGARY - Some experts are taking issue -- and Twitter is snickering -- over actor Leonardo DiCaprio's recent comments about having seen the "terrifying" effects of climate change while in Alberta filming his new...
Alberta Delays Release of Results of Oil Royalty Review until January
Alberta oil royalty review results delayed--EDMONTON - Alberta's highly anticipated review of its energy royalty regime has been delayed until the new year.Premier Rachel Notley had promised that a panel report on the issue and the government's response...
Alberta Passes Controversial Farm-Safety Bill as Legislature Sitting Wraps Up
Alberta passes controversial farm-safety bill--EDMONTON - One of the most turbulent Alberta legislature sittings in recent memory wrapped up Thursday with the passage of a contentious farm-safety bill.The NDP government passed the bill in third reading...
Alberta Says More People Need to Get Flu Shots; 66 Cases So Far in the Province
Alberta urging more people to get flu shots--EDMONTON - Alberta health officials say not enough people are rolling up their sleeves for a free flu shot.Dr. Gerry Predy, senior medical officer of health, said so far this season more than 950,000 doses...
Animal Activists Applaud Cancellation of Trophy Hunting Show Planned for Toronto
Toronto hotel cancels trophy hunting show--TORONTO - A Toronto hotel has cancelled an African trophy hunting show after animal activists protested the event in an online petition.The Holiday Inn Toronto International Airport hotel says in a Facebook...
Back from Broken Jaw, Montreal Lightweight John Makdessi Fights at UFC 194
Makdessi returns from broken jaw for UFC 194--LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Fighter, writer. UFC lightweight John (The Bull) Makdessi is both these days."I question things a lot," said the 30-year-old from Montreal. "I'm a very internal person. A lot of people don't...
B.C. Judge Sides with Trinity Western University Saying Law Society Erred
Christian law school moves closer to accreditation--VANCOUVER - An evangelical Christian university under fire across the country for forbidding sexual intimacy outside of heterosexual marriage has secured a decisive legal victory in its effort to open...
B.C. Pilot Project in 2016 Could See More People Getting Regular Care: Minister
New program could see patients get care: minister--KELOWNA, B.C. - B.C. government incentives to attract doctors are leaving residents in some areas scrambling for care because physicians go to smaller communities, says a spokesman for an association...
B.C. Signs Pledge to Join Global Race towards Zero-Emission Vehicles
B.C. joins zero-emission vehicles team--VICTORIA - British Columbia has joined a global alliance aiming to fill highways and city streets with zero-emission vehicles over the next 35 years, an initiative that could lower global vehicle emissions by 40...
Blackwood Suspension Opens Up Canada's Net for McDonald and Montembeault
Blackwood suspension opens up Canada's net--TORONTO - A mistake by Mackenzie Blackwood has opened up the competition for Canada's No. 1 goaltender at the world junior hockey championship.Blackwood was Canada's presumptive starter for the upcoming international...
Bloc Obstructs Attempt to Rush Special Committee on Medically Assisted Death
Feds seek to rush assisted dying committee--OTTAWA - The Trudeau government is blaming the Bloc Quebecois for thwarting public consultations on next year's budget and the sensitive issue of medically assisted dying.Bloc MPs denied unanimous consent Thursday...
Bujold Tops Clavel at Olympic Trials; First Step to Qualifying for 2016 Summer Games
Bujold tops Clavel at Olympic trials--MONTREAL - When it comes to qualifying for the Olympics, Mandy Bujold says she won't get fooled again.The two-time Pan-American Games champion missed out on the 2012 Summer Games in London in a mix-up over which...
Business News Advisory
Business News Advisory--THURSDAY, DEC. 10,2015BUSINESS NEWS ADVISORYHere are the CP Business Department's late plans for today. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Entries are subject to change as news develops. If you have any questions, please...
Canada's Environment Minister Worried about Rights of Indigenous Peoples
McKenna worried about rights of native peoples--PARIS - Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna has expressed deep concerns about opposition at the international climate conference to what she called a "critically important" issue -- the rights...
Canada's Henderson Hopes to Build on Strong LPGA Tour Season in Olympic Year
Henderson hoping for Olympic success in 2016--TORONTO - Golfer Brooke Henderson had two dreams come true this year: she became a member of the LPGA Tour and won her first tournament at that level.She's setting her sights even higher in 2016.Henderson...
Canada's Maple Output Fell Again in 2015 as El Nino Raises Questions about Spring
Maple production fell for second year in 2015--MONTREAL - A late spring caused Canada's maple syrup production to fall for the second consecutive year in 2015 -- and El Nino is threatening to put a dent in next spring's output as well.The warmer El Nino...
Canadian Men to Travel to Monaco in Bid for Final Olympic Rugby Sevens Spot
Canada faces final Rio rugby test in Monaco--The Canadian men's rugby sevens team will have to go to Monaco for its final Olympic qualification bid.World Rugby announced Thursday that the men's final Olympic repechage tournament will take place June...
Canucks Defenceman Dan Hamhuis to Undergo Surgery for Facial Fracture
Canucks' Hamhuis to undergo surgery Friday--VANCOUVER - Vancouver Canucks defenceman Dan Hamhuis will undergo surgery for a facial fracture after taking a slapshot to the face in Wednesday's 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers.The 32-year-old was hit...
Cenovus Not Waiting on Oil Price Recovery to Revive Oilsands Projects
Cenovus not betting on oil price recovery--CALGARY - If Cenovus Energy decides to revive shelved oilsands projects in the coming year, it won't necessarily be because of a recovery in oil prices."I'm not in any way looking for a price signal," CEO Brian...
Child-Care Costs Highest in Toronto, Lowest in Quebec:Report
Child-care costs highest in Toronto, lowest in Quebec:Report--A new report says child-care costs have increased across the country, but some regions are feeling the pinch much more than most.The study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives tracks...
CN Rail Signs 10-Year Deal with Winnipeg Company to Manufacture Wheels
CN signs 10-year deal with Winnipeg company--WINNIPEG - A new 10-year, $500 million deal has been signed between Winnipeg's Amsted Rail and Canadian National Railway Co. (TSX:CNR) to manufacture train wheels in the city.The deal is an extension on previous...
Conservatives Helped MP Win with Misleading Robocalls: Duffy
Tory MP won with help of robocalls: Duffy--OTTAWA - Sen. Mike Duffy has introduced a new plotline into his story about his life with the Conservatives, alleging that party operatives deliberately misdirected voters in a Vancouver Island riding in 2008.Duffy...
Cooking for One Can Be a Challenge: Experts Offer Tips
Cooking for one: Experts offer tips--TORONTO - Millennials and seniors might be at opposite ends of the spectrum when it comes to age, but many have something in common: difficulty cooking at home for just one person.For members of the younger generation,...
Deep Rift between Commissioners over Corruption Inquiry Findings: Report
Rift between construction probe bosses: report--QUEBEC - The Parti Quebecois wants to shed light on what really prompted a difference of opinion between the co-authors of the report into the province's corruption-riddled construction industry.PQ house...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Thursday, Dec. 10
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...
Eskimos GM Says Team Expects to Hire Coach "Within Next Couple of Weeks"
Esks to hire coach "within next couple of weeks"--EDMONTON - The Grey Cup champion Edmonton Eskimos haven't hired a new head coach yet but general manager Ed Hervey cautioned interested parties to "stay close."Hervey met with the media Thursday to update...
Five Challenges Faced by the Syrian Refugees Now Arriving in Canada
Five challenges facing Syrian refugees--OTTAWA - The first government flight dispatched to bring Syrian refugees directly to Canada left on Thursday carrying about160 people to Toronto. They are the vanguard of 25,000 expected by the end of February.Here's...
Five Stories in the News Today, Dec. 10
Five stories in the news today, Dec. 10--Five stories in the news today, Dec. 10, from The Canadian Press:------FIRST FLIGHT OF GOVERNMENT-SPONSORED SYRIANS EXPECTED TODAYA military plane filled with Syrian refugees is scheduled to land tonight in Toronto,...
Former Deputy PC Leader Christine Elliott Is Ontario's First Patient Ombudsman
Elliott named Ontario's patient ombudsman--TORONTO - Former deputy Progressive Conservative leader Christine Elliott has been appointed Ontario's first patient ombudsman.Elliott will deal with complaints from patients and their families who have trouble...
Former Executive Assistant to Top BCE Official, Others Accused of Insider Trading
Former EA at BCE charged with insider trading--MONTREAL - Quebec's securities regulator has launched penal proceedings against a former executive assistant to a top BCE Inc. executive, alleging she illegally tipped family and friends in an insider trading...
For One MP, Arrival of Syrian Refugees Thursday a Moment for Personal Reflection
Syrian arrivals spur personal memory for MP--OTTAWA - In 1972, Toronto MP Arif Virani's family stepped off a plane into a cold October day in Montreal with nothing more than two suitcases.A Canadian government plane had been sent to Uganda to help rescue...
Four-Game Winning Streak Giving Oilers Renewed Sense of Confidence
Oilers developing winning mentality--EDMONTON - Riding the wave of a four-game winning streak, the Edmonton Oilers are discovering a new sense of confidence and a winning mentality.It's been a long time since the Oilers believed they could be in a playoff...
Funeral Held for Ontario Boy, 7, Whose Town Gave Him an Early Christmas Parade
Boy who got early Christmas laid to rest--ST. GEORGE, Ont. - Evan Leversage, a terminally ill southern Ontario boy whose wish to see another Christmas prompted his community to stage an early Santa Claus parade was laid to rest Thursday.Pastor Steve...
Fun, Festive and Frugal: Some Families Opt to Scale Back on Holiday Gift-Giving
Frugal festivities: Scaling back on gift-giving--TORONTO - When Jessica Moorhouse heads to Vancouver for the holidays she'll have five fewer gifts to stow in her luggage.Rather than purchasing presents for her husband, parents, siblings and her sister's...
Goodale Says Not Everybody's Perfect but RCMP Racism Is 'Intolerable'
RCMP racism 'intolerable,' says Ralph Goodale--OTTAWA - Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says an organization the size of the RCMP is going to have people with racist views and he's appealing to the public to help root them out.Goodale was responding...
Gushue through to Canadian Open Quarter-Finals with Win over Murdoch
Gushue through to Canadian Open playoffs--YORKTON, Sask. - Brad Gushue of St. John's, N.L., scored two points in an extra end to defeat Scotland's David Murdoch 7-5 Thursday at the Canadian Open curling tournament.With the win in the 'A' qualifier, Gushue...
Hang Up and Drive: Alberta Adds Demerits to Fines for Distracted Driving
Alberta adds demerits to distracted driving--EDMONTON - Alberta motorists caught driving while distracted will soon chalk up black marks on their licence as well as having to pay a fine.Starting Jan. 1, any drivers caught not paying attention will get...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. Thursday, Dec. 10
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...
Help Pours in for Syrian Refugees in Calgary, despite Economic Woes
In hard-hit Calgary, a warm refugee welcome--CALGARY - Naheed Gilani's investments have been pummelled by the crude price collapse, but the Calgarian says he hasn't hesitated for a moment to contribute thousands of dollars to sponsor a Syrian refugee...
Herald Editor Says Steps Were Taken to Remove Contentious Scud Stud Article
Steps taken to remove Scud Stud article: editor--CALGARY - The editor of the Calgary Herald testified Thursday that steps were taken to remove from the web a contentious article that led to a lawsuit by former television journalist Arthur Kent.Lorne...
HKN-Conference-Stdgs
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...
HKO-AHL-Stdgs
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...
HKO-LHJMQ-Sums-Saint John-Moncton
HKO-Sums--LHJMQSaint John 6, Moncton 2First Period1. Saint John, Green 3 (Del Paggio, Veleno) 13:54 (pp).2. Saint John, Imama 4 (Theede) 14:59.3. Saint John, Joseph 13 (Del Paggio) 19:34.Penalties -- Garland Mon (unsportmanlike conduct) 6:46, Bell SJ...
HKO-OHL-Stdgs
HKO-OHL-Stdgs--OHLEASTERN CONFERENCEEAST DIVISIONCENTRAL DIVISIONWESTERN CONFERENCEMIDWEST DIVISIONWEST DIVISIONz-league title; y-conference title;d-division leader; x-clinched playoff berth. Note: Division leaders ranked in top two positions per conference...
HKO-QMJHL-Stdgs
HKO-QMJHL-Stdgs--LHJMQAll Times EasternTELUS East DivisionTELUS West DivisionMaritimes DivisionNote: Two points for a team winning in overtime or shootout; the team losing in overtime or shootout receives one which is registered in the OTL or SOL columns.Thursday's...
HKO-WHL-Stdgs
HKO-WHL-Stdgs--WHLAll Times MountainEASTERN CONFERENCEEAST DIVISIONCENTRAL DIVISIONWESTERN CONFERENCEB.C. DIVISIONU.S. DIVISIONz-league title; y-conference title;d-division leader; x-clinched playoff berth. Note: Division leaders ranked in top two positions...
HKO-WHL-Sums-Portland-Everett
HKO-Sums--Winterhawks 7, Silvertips 5First Period1. Everett, Stadnyk 5 (Macdonald, Leedahl) 7:24.2. Portland, Bukarts 10 (Schoenborn, Dougherty) 10:10 (pp).3. Everett, Stadnyk 6 (Laurencelle) 10:22.Penalties -- Christiansen Eve (tripping) 9:44, Gerth...
International Fashion Brand Esprit Set to Re-Enter Canadian Market Next Year
Fashion brand Esprit returning to Canada--MONTREAL - Esprit is set to return to the Canadian retail market.The international fashion brand is teaming up with Montreal-based distributor Freemark Apparel Brands (FAB Inc.) to open stand-alone stores in...
Investment Policy Statements Can Help Keep You on Course, Advisers Say
Investment policy can clarify expectations--OTTAWA - Big pension funds use investment policy statements to help guide their portfolios, but even though you aren't managing billions, advisers say you probably should use one too.A formal investment policy...
Irish-Canadian Author Emma Donoghue Gets Golden Globe Screenplay Nomination
Emma Donoghue gets Golden Globe nomination--Make room at the Golden Globe Awards for the Irish-Canadian film "Room" and its screenwriter Emma Donoghue.The London, Ont.-based Dublin native nabbed a best screenplay nomination for the big-screen adaptation...
ISIL Cyberattack on Airplane Unlikely, Federal Intelligence Analysts Reported
ISIL cyberattack on plane unlikely: Transport--OTTAWA - The prospect of a terrorist cyberattack on an airplane struck federal intelligence analysts as more pie-in-the-sky than a real possibility, newly released documents show.The modern airliner's reliance...
Laid-Off Oil and Gas Workers Confront Evolving Job Hunt Where Marketing Is Key
Laid-off workers confront evolving job hunt--CALGARY - Tens of thousands of people who have lost their jobs in Alberta's oil-and-gas sector are confronting a rapidly changing job market.Not only has competition become fierce for the few jobs available,...
Liberals Say Harper's End-of-Regime Patronage Binge an Abuse of Process
Harper patronage binge an abuse: LeBlanc--OTTAWA - The Liberals say the Harper government was guilty of "abuse of process" when it went on a patronage binge on the eve of the election, making or renewing appointments for federal positions that didn't...
Looking for Tips: Edmonton Police Put Up Billboard of Woman Missing 11 Years
Police put up billboard of woman missing 11 years--EDMONTON - It's been 11 years since an Edmonton woman went to meet a friend and never came home and police are looking for fresh tips to help solve her disappearance.Maggie Burke was 21 when she disappeared...
Man Charged in Death of Four-Year-Old Daughter Appears in Calgary Court
Man charged in death of daughter in court--CALGARY - A man arrested in Ontario and charged in the death of his four-year-old daughter in Calgary will remain in custody and appear in court again in January.Oluwatosin Oluwafemi was arrested Tuesday and...
MLS Defender of the Year Ciman Considers Extending Impact Deal beyond 2017
Ciman considers extending Impact stay--MONTREAL - Star defender Laurent Ciman says he is happy in Major League Soccer and would consider extending his three-year contract with the Montreal Impact.The 30-year-old Belgian, named defender of the year in...
Murder Charge Upgraded against Winnipeg Youth in Death of Woman Attacked in Home
Charges upgraded against youth in woman's death--WINNIPEG - A murder charge has been upgraded against a Winnipeg youth accused in the death of a woman who was attacked in her home.The youth now faces a charge of first-degree murder in the death of Kathleen...
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 Ask Liberals to Create Special Envoy to Promote LGBTQ Rights around Globe
NDP call for creation of LGBTQ envoy--OTTAWA - The federal New Democrats are urging the Liberals to follow the U.S. example and create a special envoy who would promote lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer rights around the world.The NDP lay...
New Avalanche Research Chair Takes Novel Approach to Backcountry Safety
Novel approach from new avalanche research chair--VANCOUVER - Tapping into knowledge passed down between generations of mountain guides is just one of the novel ways that a British Columbia researcher hopes to improve winter safety in Canada's backcountry.Simon...
News Diary: Some Events That Made News in 2015
Some events that made news in 2015--An in-brief survey of some of the significant news events in 2015, in chronological order:January1 - Donna Douglas, who played the attractive tomboy Elly May Clampett on the hit 1960s TV sitcom "The Beverly Hillbillies,"...
No Liquor Privatization, Manitoba Opposition Leader Promises
Manitoba Tories rule out privatized booze--WINNIPEG - Manitoba Opposition Leader Brian Pallister said he would not privatize liquor sales if he wins the provincial election April 19.The Progressive Conservative leader, whose party is well ahead in recent...
North American Markets Bounce Back as Energy Stocks Recover Slightly
Toronto, New York markets bounce back--TORONTO - Energy stocks recovered slightly on Thursday, pushing North American equity markets higher despite a further slide in the price of oil.The S&P/TSX composite index rose 79 points to close at 13,016.59,...
Nova Scotia Announces New Drop-Off Centre in Halifax to Help Syrian Refugees
Drop-off centre to help refugees in Halifax--HALIFAX - A drop-off centre is being opened in Halifax to accept donations for Syrian refugees who come to Nova Scotia.The province has offered to settle up to 1,500 refugees but it isn't known when they will...
OHL Roundup: Blake Speers Scores Twice as Greyhounds Downs Petes
OHL Roundup: Greyhounds down Petes 4-1--PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - Blake Speers scored twice and added an assist as the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds downed the Peterborough Petes 4-1 on Thursday in Western Hockey League action.Gabe Guertler and Liam Hawel also...
Oilers to Raise Banner for Legendary Coach and General Manager Glen Sather
Oilers to raise banner for Glen Sather--Glen Sather wore the Oilers' sweater in the WHA, coached the NHL's greatest dynasty and managed in Edmonton for two decades. Now he'll finally have a banner to commemorate his hockey legacy in Alberta's capital.Fifteen...
Ontario Committee Will Examine Dangers of Head Injuries, Concussions to Youth
Ontario committee to study youth concussions--TORONTO - Ontario politicians will create a committee to examine the dangers of head injuries after the death of Rowan Stringer, an Ottawa teenager who lost her life after suffering multiple concussions from...
Ottawa Man Faces 'Incommunicado Detention' in Algeria, Amnesty Canada Warns
Harkat faces mistreatment in Algeria: Amnesty--OTTAWA - Amnesty International says Mohamed Harkat faces serious mistreatment if he is returned to his native Algeria and it joined the Ottawa man Thursday in urging the Trudeau government to halt his deportation.Harkat,...
Pan Am Champs Biyarslanov, Veyre Score Impressive Wins at Olympic Boxing Trials
Biyarslanov wins easy at Olympic trials--MONTREAL - A confident Arthur Biyarslanov felt the Canadian Olympic boxing trials were all about taking care of business.The Chechyan-born Toronto fighter did that in style, taking the first step toward competing...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory addition for Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photographers. ADDITIONS: HALIFAX--Immigration...
Police in Grenada Find Vehicle, Search for Man in Case of Missing Canadian Woman
Police find vehicle in case of missing woman--ST. GEORGE'S, Grenada - Police in the small Caribbean island of Grenada say they have found a vehicle that may have been involved in the disappearance of a New Brunswick woman and they are also searching...
Presents with Personality: Three Thoughtful Approaches to Holiday Gift-Giving
3 personal ways to give back during holidays--For gift-givers seeking an alternative to conventional store-bought fare, here are three personalized approaches to consider during the festive season. 1. SUPPORT A CHARITY.Canada is welcoming its first large-scale...
Privacy Czar Urges 'Open Debate' as Trudeau Government Rethinks Terror Law
Privacy czar wants 'more open debate' on C-51--OTTAWA - The privacy watchdog is urging the Liberal government to engage in open debate on national-security legislation as Justin Trudeau's cabinet reviews the controversial anti-terrorism law known as...
Problems Persist despite Arctic Food Subsidy: Researcher
Problems persist with Arctic food subsidy: study--A research paper suggests that a subsidy program to offset high Arctic grocery bills still hasn't fixed problems Canada's auditor general pointed out a year ago."The real missing part is accountability,"...
Public Safety Minister Speaks on Terrorism Threat, Student International Travel
Alberta school board cancels international trips--EDMONTON - Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says he knows of no reason why school boards should cancel international student trips over terrorism fears, but he says the decision is ultimately up to...
Recipes for One: Easy Steak, Bistro Chicken That Can Be Frozen
Recipes for one: easy steak, bistro chicken--Dorian Burns-Coyne enjoys cooking, but he was frustrated by trying to find meal inspiration when he got home from a long day at his job in advertising.The single man scoured websites, but "a lot of times the...
Return to Sender: Canada Post Rejects Proposal for President to Voluntarily Quit
Canada Post president won't quit voluntarily--OTTAWA - A Liberal government appeal for former Conservative appointees to voluntarily step down has been marked "return to sender" by Canada Post.The chairwoman of the board of directors of the Crown corporation...
Saskatoon Police Chief Sees No Racism in the Work His Officers Do
Saskatoon police chief sees no racism--SASKATOON - RCMP Commission Bob Paulson has admitted there are racist officers on the force, but Saskatoon's police chief says he doesn't believe racist views are being translated through the work his officers do.Chief...
Second-Degree Murder Charge Withdrawn after Baby's Brain Is Lost
Murder charge withdrawn in baby's death--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A second-degree murder charge has been withdrawn against a Labrador man in the death of his infant son because a key piece of evidence, the baby's brain, cannot be found, says Newfoundland and...
SNC-Lavalin Allowed to Bid on Federal Contracts until Criminal Charges Resolved
SNC-Lavalin signs deal with Ottawa--MONTREAL - SNC-Lavalin says it has signed a deal with Ottawa that will allow the engineering and construction company to continue bidding on federal contracts until criminal charges it faces are resolved.The Montreal-based...
Stampeders Name Claybrooks Defensive Co-Ordinator after Stubler Departure
Stamps name Claybrooks defensive co-ordinator--CALGARY - DeVone Claybrooks has been named the Calgary Stampeders' defensive co-ordinator in 2016 following the abrupt departure of Rich Stubler for the Toronto Argonauts.New Stampeder head coach Dave Dickenson...
Supreme Court Says Tamil Teen's Refugee Claim Deserves New Hearing
Court gives refugee claimant a new hearing--OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that a Tamil teenager who fled the violent aftermath of Sri Lanka's 27-year civil war should have his refugee application reconsidered on humanitarian grounds.By...
Taylor Hall Scores in OT, Oilers Beat Sharks for Fourth Straight Win
Hall scores in OT, Oilers beat Sharks 4-3--EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers did what they had to do for head coach Todd McLellan.Taylor Hall scored in overtime as the Oilers beat McLellan's old club the San Jose Sharks 4-3 on Wednesday.Jordan Eberle said...
Teen Music Drama 'Lost & Found' Looks to Follow in Path of 'The Next Step'
Teen drama 'Lost & Found' wants to be next 'Next Step'--What's the next step after "The Next Step"? For a group of Toronto producers in the tricky business of reaching TV's toughest audience -- "tweens" -- it's "Lost & Found."Family Channel and...
'The Collection' by Amy Winehouse among New CD Releases
'The Collection' among new CD releases--Here's a list of some new CD releases for the week ending Dec. 12:August Alsina _ "This Thing Called Life"Balor Ghost _ "Beautiful Child"Band of Gold _ "Band of Gold"Bethel Music _ "Come Alive"Richard Bishop _...
Tim (the Dirty Bird) Means Knocks out John (Doomsday) Howard at UFC Fight Night
Means downs Howard by KO at UFC Fight Night--LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Welterweight Tim (The Dirty Bird) Means knocked out John (Doomsday) Howard in the second round of the featured bout of the UFC's Fight Night undercard Thursday.Means (25-7-1) knocked down...
Top Atlantic News
Top Atlantic News--Here are the Top Atlantic News stories from The Canadian Press as of 5 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--THURSDAY, Dec. 10B.C.-YUKON NEWS ADVISORYHere are the top B.C. and Yukon 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.____COMING LATER:Zero-Emission-VehiclesVICTORIA...
Top News Advisory for Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015
Top News Advisory for Dec. 10--Thursday, Dec. 106:25 a.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...
Top Prairies-North News as of 5 P.M. MST on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015
Top Prairies-North news--Thursday, Dec. 10, 20155 p.m. MSTPRAIRIES-NORTH NEWS ADVISORYHere are the Top Prairies-North News stories from The Canadian Press as of 5 p.m. MST. All times are local unless otherwise stated. Entries are subject to change as...
Tories Say Liberal Plan to Bring Home CF-18s Makes Canadians Look like "Cowards"
Liberals face more heat over CF-18 withdrawal--OTTAWA - Conservatives turned up the rhetoric and the heat Thursday, accusing Justin Trudeau's government of making the country -- and members of the military in particular -- look weak with their plan to...
Toronto Company Lets You Come Face-to-Face with a Miniature 3D Model of Yourself
Mini-Me: Toronto studio offers 'Selftraits'--TORONTO - Holding a lifelike miniature version of yourself in the palm of your hand is a tad unsettling at first -- but once the initial shock wears off, a strange fascination begins to set in.That's the experience...
Toronto Police Make Arrested in 2012 Murder after Using Social Media for Clues
Social media helps cops make murder arrest--TORONTO - Toronto police have made an arrest in a 2012 homicide after using social media to advance their investigation.Mike Pimentel was stabbed to death in the city's Liberty Village neighbourhood on New...
Transat CEO Says Paris Attacks Have Chilled Bookings but Effect Will Be Temporary
Transat says Paris attacks chilled bookings--MONTREAL - Last month's terrorist attacks in Paris have caused a chill in travel from Canada to the French capital but the impact is expected to be temporary, tour operator Transat AT said Thursday."It's normal...
Trump Muslim Policy a Winner with GOP Voters, Loser with Americans: Poll
Trump Muslim policy only big with GOP--WASHINGTON - A winner amongst Republicans and a big loser with the general public: according to a new poll, that's the apparent net effect of Donald Trump's controversial plan for a ban on Muslim travel.In findings...
TSX Listed Corporate Dividends and Distributions Declared Dec. 10
TSX listed corporate dividends, distributions--Dividends or distributions were declared or updated on the following listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Dec. 10, 2015.<Pengrowth Energy Corporation (TSX:PGF): $0.01. Payable Dec 15. Record...
Two-Thirds of Millennials Investing, but Most Lack Financial Knowledge: Poll
Millennials lack financial knowledge: poll--TORONTO - A new poll suggests that two-thirds of millennials are investing their money, but that most feel they don't have adequate knowledge for the task.The poll done for CIBC (TSX:CM) found 67 per cent of...
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