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Articles from November 20, 2014

Alberta Introduces Bill to Aid Gay Youth in Schools, Reduce Suicide
Alberta introduces bill to aid gay youth--EDMONTON - A bill to allow gay-straight alliances in schools, introduced Thursday in the Alberta legislature, will be the litmus test for Premier Jim Prentice's Tories on tolerance, says Liberal Leader Raj Sherman."It...
Audits Show Hygiene Often a Washout in Saskatchewan Health Region
Audits show hygiene often a washout--REGINA - Separate audits earlier this year show only about 60 per cent of staff in the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region properly wash their hands before and after dealing with patients.Monitoring done in February and...
Author Roch Carrier Surprised 'The Hockey Sweater' Still Touches Canadian Readers
Carrier amazed at success of 'The Hockey Sweater'--MONTREAL - When Roch Carrier wrote "The Hockey Sweater" in a mad rush in 1979 he had no idea it would become one of Canada's iconic stories about childhood and the country's national sport.The simple...
B.C. Lions Fire Head Coach Mike Benevides after Three Seasons in Charge
Lions fire head coach Mike Benevides--SURREY, B.C. - An embarrassing playoff loss put all that ailed the B.C. Lions on full display.Those flaws ultimately cost Mike Benevides his job.The Lions fired their head coach on Thursday, four days after a 50-17...
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BKO-CIS-MEN-Stdgs--CIS MENCanada WestQuebec ConferenceOUAAUSWednesday's resultsYork 93 Guelph 85McMaster 105 Brock 80Thursday's gamesBishop's at Laval, 8 p.m.Concordia at McGill, 8 p.m.Friday's gamesStFX at UNB, 7 p.m.Saint Mary's at Dalhousie, 7 p.m.Cape...
'Blackstone,' 'Mohawk Girls' Offer New Opportunities for Aboriginal Actors
'Blackstone,' 'Mohawk Girls' show reservation life--Two Canadian TV shows that are in many ways dissimilar -- "Blackstone" and "Mohawk Girls" -- have one key element in common: both attempt to show what life is like on a reservation.Shot in Alberta,...
Block Sex Photos Ahead of Disciplinary Hearing, 'Nude' Judge Asks Court
Block sex photo evidence, 'nude' judge asks--TORONTO - A disciplinary committee does not need to see graphic sex photographs of a senior Manitoba judge to decide whether she should stay on the bench, her lawyer argued Thursday.Allowing the committee...
Blue Christmas: Toronto's Blue Rodeo Make Moody First Holiday Disc
Blue Christmas: Blue Rodeo make first holiday CD--TORONTO - Even at Christmas -- with a plate of buttery cookies laid out and Blue Rodeo's east Toronto studio elaborately decorated in tinsel and twinkle -- Jim Cuddy and Greg Keelor can't quite agree.This...
Business News as of 5 P.M. ET
Business News as of 5 p.m. ET--THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2014 at 5 p.m. ET.BUSINESS NEWS ADVISORYHere are the top Business News stories from The Canadian Press as of 5 p.m. ET. Times are Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when...
Canada's Fighters Hitting Only Select Targets in Iraq, Says National Defence
Airstrikes following international law: DND--OTTAWA - The Canadian military insisted Thursday that its bombing campaign in Iraq is being conducted according to international law, which means there are some targets that Canada's aircraft will not hit.However,...
Canada, U.S. and Mexico Jointly Recall Graco Baby Strollers and Travel Systems
Graco stroller and travel systems recalled--TORONTO - Health Canada has announced the recall of a brand of baby strollers because a folding hinge on the products poses a risk to children's fingers.The department says while there have been no reports...
Canada Wraps Up November Rugby Tour against Romania in World Cup Preview
Canada faces Romania in World Cup preview--Canada looks to bounce back from a disappointing performance against Samoa when it takes on Rugby World Cup Pool D rival Romania on Saturday in Bucharest.Mistakes cost the 17th-ranked Canadian men in a 23-13...
Canadian Dollar Advances amid Strong Wholesale Sales Data, Glum Overseas Reports
Wholesale sales data help boost loonie--TORONTO - The Canadian dollar closed higher Thursday amid data showing a solid advance in wholesale sales in September.The loonie rose 0.35 of a cent to 88.45 cents US as Statistics Canada reported that wholesale...
Canadian Investors Can Still Get Currency Bounce from Investing in U.S
Rise of the greenback enticing investors--MONTREAL - Canadian investors who have yet to diversify into the U.S. market still have time, according to investment specialists who predict a further decline in the value of the loonie against the American...
Canadian Students among Most Computer Literate, International Test Shows
Canadian students among most computer literate--TORONTO - Students in two Canadian provinces proved more computer literate than the international average in a new test meant to help educators and policy-makers understand how integrating technology in...
Canadiens Send Bourque to Anaheim for Veteran Defenceman Allen
Habs deal Bourque to Ducks for Allen--MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens traded forward Rene Bourque to the Anaheim Ducks for defenceman Bryan Allen on Thursday.It was the second trade for a veteran blue-liner in two weeks for Montreal, which dealt forward...
CBC Not Barring Linden MacIntyre Interviews despite Internal Memo
CBC not barring Linden MacIntyre interviews--TORONTO - Veteran CBC journalist Linden MacIntyre has not been barred from appearing on CBC News Network despite an internal memo to the contrary.Jennifer Harwood, managing editor of CBC News Network, sent...
Condos Made Up More Than a Third of Canadian Housing Starts Last Year, CMHC
Condos growing part of market: CMHC--OTTAWA - Condominiums accounted for more than one-third of all Canadian housing starts last year, and more than half of the total in several of the country's biggest cities, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says.The...
Couple Hit with $900,000 Bill Proof Medical Costs While Travelling Can Be Dicey
Medical bills while travelling can be dicey--HUMBOLDT, Sask. - A Saskatoon lawyer says a couple who were hit with $900,000 in medical bills after their baby arrived prematurely during a vacation in Hawaii should give serious consideration to simply not...
Director of Newly Launched Men's Centre Wants 'Genuine' Talk on Gender Issues
Men's centre wants 'genuine' talk about gender--TORONTO - The director of the new Canadian Centre for Men and Families says he is against "dangerous" behaviour and actions by "extremists" that take away from the ability to have a genuine conversation...
Egypt's President Says Pardon for Canadian Journalist 'Under Discussion':report
Egypt president considering pardon for Fahmy--CAIRO - Egypt's president is reportedly considering a pardon for three Al Jazeera journalists imprisoned in Cairo, including Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fahmy.Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said in an interview Thursday...
Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. Thursday, Nov. 20
Entertainment News Advisory--Thursday, Nov. 20, 20145 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....
Eskimos Defence Keyed in on Cornish for Playoff Game against Stampeders
Eskimos keyed in on Cornish for playoff game--EDMONTON - Stop Jon Cornish.That will be both a primary focus of the Edmonton Eskimos on Sunday and also their biggest challenge in their attempt to beat the Calgary Stampeders in the CFL West final and earn...
Ex-Liberals in Senate Offer Legal Arguments for Missing, Murdered Women Inquiry
Senators make case for missing women inquiry--OTTAWA - Former Liberals in the Senate are offering up ready-made legal arguments to anyone willing to take the federal government to court in order to force a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal...
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 Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for Alberta issued by Environment Canada at 15:30 mst Thursday 20 November 2014.City...
Extended Forecasts for British Columbia Issued by Environment Canada
Extended forecasts for British Columbia issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for British Columbia issued by Environment Canada at 05:00 pst Thursday 20 November 2014.Metro Vancouver: Saturday,...
Extended Weather Forecast for the Maritimes Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather forecast for the Maritimes issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for the Maritimes and Iles de la Madeleine issued by Environment Canada at 05:00 ast Thursday 20 November...
Extended Weather for Ontario Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather for Ontario issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for Ontario issued by Environment Canada at 05:00 est Thursday 20 November 2014.City of Toronto: Saturday, a mix of sun...
Extended Weather for Ontario Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather for Ontario issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for Ontario issued by Environment Canada at 15:30 est Thursday 20 November 2014.City of Toronto: Saturday, cloudy with 40...
Extended Weather for Saskatchewan Issued by Environment Canada
Extended weather for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada at 15:30 cst Thursday 20 November 2014.City of Regina, Fort Qu'Appelle...
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 mst Thursday 20 November 2014.City of Calgary: Today, clear. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud in the morning....
Forecast for Manitoba Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for Manitoba issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Manitoba issued by Environment Canada at 11:00 cst Thursday 20 November 2014.City of Winnipeg: Today, sunny. High -9. Tonight, increasing cloudiness. 30 percent chance of flurries overnight....
Forecast for Newfoundland and Labrador Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for Newfoundland and Labrador issued by Environment Canada--Extended forecasts for Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for Labrador issued by Environment Canada at 16:00 nst Thursday 20 November 2014.St. John's - Bonavista Peninsula:...
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 est Thursday 20 November 2014.City of Thunder Bay, Superior West: Today, a mix of sun and cloud. 40...
Forecast for Ontario Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for Ontario issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Ontario issued by Environment Canada at 11:00 est Thursday 20 November 2014.City of Toronto: Today, a mix of sun and cloud. Wind southwest 30 km-h. High 0. Tonight, partly cloudy. Wind...
Forecast for Ontario Issued by Environment Canada
Forecast for Ontario issued by Environment Canada--Forecasts for Ontario issued by Environment Canada at 15:30 est Thursday 20 November 2014.City of Toronto: Today, a mix of sun and cloud. High -2.Windsor - Essex - Chatham-Kent: Today, mainly sunny....
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 Thursday 20 November 2014.City of Regina: Today, mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Wind becoming south 20 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 Thursday 20 November 2014.City of Regina: Today, increasing cloudiness early in the morning. Wind west 20 km-h. High plus 1.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 ast Thursday 20 November 2014.Halifax Metro and Halifax County West, Lunenburg County: Today, showers. Amount 5 mm. Wind southwest...
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 ast Thursday 20 November 2014.Halifax Metro and Halifax County West, Lunenburg County: Today, a mix of sun and cloud. A few flurries...
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 est Thursday 20 November 2014.City of Thunder Bay, Superior West: Today, increasing cloudiness....
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 mst Thursday 20 November 2014.City of Calgary: Today, a mix of sun and cloud. Becoming cloudy this afternoon....
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 pst Thursday 20 November 2014.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 pst Thursday 20 November 2014.Whitehorse: Today, mainly cloudy. Fog patches...
Former Eskimos Coach, GM Maciocia Content with Vanier Cup Contending Carabins
Maciocia has Carabins two wins from CIS title--MONTREAL - Danny Maciocia is in no hurry to get back into coaching in the Canadian Football League.The 47-year-old who took the Edmonton Eskimos to a Grey Cup in 2005 is quite content with his current job...
Former Toronto FC Goalie Stefan Frei Saviours Comeback Year in Seattle
Frei savours comeback year in Seattle--After sitting almost two years in Toronto, Stefan Frei hasn't missed a beat this season in Seattle.In fact, the 28-year-old goalkeeper didn't miss a single minute during the MLS regular season, playing all 3,060...
Golds, Energy Stocks Support TSX amid Fresh Dose of Glum Data from China, Europe
Stock markets rise amid glum economic data--TORONTO - Resource stocks powered the Toronto stock market to a solid advance Thursday amid data showing business activity declining in China and Europe and another report indicating the U.S. continues to be...
Hard-Nosed Play Will Be Showcased at Mitchell Bowl as Mounties Visit Marauders
Hard-nosed play will be showcased at Mitchell--Fans of hard-nosed football will love this year's Mitchell Bowl.The sixth-ranked Mount Allison Mounties and No. 3 Marauders will bring very similar styles to McMaster's Ron Joyce Stadium on Saturday for...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 5 P.M. ET Thursday, Nov. 20
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory--Thursday, Nov. 20, 20145 p.m.HEALTH-LIFESTYLES-TRAVEL NEWS ADVISORYHere are the Health-Lifestyles-Travel stories from The Canadian Press as of 5 p.m. ET. Entries are subject to change as news develops. Questions can go...
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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 DIVISIONNORTHEAST DIVISIONEAST DIVISIONWESTERN CONFERENCENORTH DIVISIONMIDWEST DIVISIONWEST DIVISIONz-league title; y-conference title;d-division leader; x-clinched playoff berth. Note: Division leaders ranked...
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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 three...
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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 three...
How the U.S. Senate Got Its Famous Filibuster Rule That Frustrated Keystone
Keystone: One more victim of US Senate rules--WASHINGTON - Proponents of Canada's Keystone XL pipeline might be scratching their heads raw this week wondering how they got 59 per cent support in a U.S. congressional vote and still didn't get a pipeline...
I'd Never Seen Cops 'Kettle' Peaceful protesters:Paikin Tells G20 Police Hearing
TVO's Paikin testifies at G20 police hearing--TORONTO - A veteran journalist who witnessed the mass arrests during the G20 summit four years ago told a police disciplinary hearing Thursday that in his 32-year career he had never seen Toronto officers...
Is It Chilly in Here? Relations between Liberals, NDP Frosty on Parliament Hill
Brrr! Frosty relations between Liberals, NDP--OTTAWA - For anyone who wonders why the New Democrats and the Liberals never seem to want to talk about a merger, try spending a little time with them on Parliament Hill these past two weeks.The recent allegations...
Last Year's Passport Fee Hike Poured Millions More into Federal Coffers
Passport fees a cash cow for government--OTTAWA - A hike in passport fees has turned out to be a cash cow for the federal government, but Canadians won't be getting any cash back as a result.Recently released figures show Canadians paid $462.5 million...
Lehner Makes 33 Saves as Senators Hold on to Defeat Predators 3-2
Lehner, Senators hold on to defeat Predators 3-2--OTTAWA - It was exactly the type of performance goaltender Robin Lehner wanted-- and needed.Lehner made 33 saves as the Ottawa Senators edged the visiting Nashville Predators 3-2 on Thursday.The Swedish...
Magnotta Jury Puts Questions to Witness on Day 33 of First-Degree Murder Trial
On Day 33, Magnotta jury asks the questions--MONTREAL - Jurors at Luka Rocco Magnotta's first-degree murder trial sought clarification on various issues Thursday as they asked questions of a witness for the first time in 33 days of testimony.Justice...
Man Attacked by Grizzly, Shot in Leg by Son-in-Law Lives to Tell His Tale
Man tangles with grizzly, lives to tell the tale--As a taxidermist, Wilf Lloyd loves bringing hunted animals back to life, but he isn't sure he wants to stuff the grizzly bear that almost killed him.The 55-year-old man from Cranbrook, B.C., was elk hunting...
Manitoba Premier Makes Throne Speech Promises as Questions Surround His Future
Embattled Manitoba premier makes new promises--WINNIPEG - Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger promised new help for post-secondary students, a faster highway speed limit, and new restrictions on tanning beds in his NDP government's throne speech Thursday.But...
Mom of Woman Killed in Inexplicable B.C. Crash Says Her Life Has Changed Forever
Mom of crash victim says her life forever changed--KAMLOOPS, B.C. - The mother of one of two people killed by a driver who crossed into the other lane on the Trans-Canada Highway near Spences Bridge says she is "utterly and completely shattered."Tanya...
Nisga'a Nation Signs Pipeline Benefits Deal with B.C., Back LNG Projects
Nisga'a sign pipeline benefits deal with B.C.--VICTORIA - The head of the Nisga'a Nation said his people are embracing the possibility of a liquefied natural gas industry by permitting energy companies to run a pipeline through the nation's territory...
Obama to Millions of Undocumented Immigrants: 'You Can Come out of the Shadows'
Obama makes big move on immigration--WASHINGTON - If you took the millions of people touched by U.S. President Barack Obama's immigration announcement Thursday and gathered them together, their ranks would rival the population of Canada.The president...
Ontario Bill Targets Fraud to Help Cut Auto Insurance Premiums by 15 per Cent
Bill targets fraud to cut car insurance rates--TORONTO - The Ontario legislature passed a bill Thursday aimed at reducing car insurance rates an average of 15 per cent by next August from where they were in the summer of 2013.The government said premiums...
Ottawa Lets $125M in Aid to Poor Countries Lapse amid New Spending on Kids, Moms
Ottawa lets $125M to poor countries lapse--OTTAWA - Almost 14 per cent of the money that Canada's newly amalgamated Foreign Affairs Department planned to spend alleviating poverty in poor countries in the last year has been returned, unspent, to the...
Pacioretty Leads Montreal Canadiens to 4-1 Statement Win over St. Louis Blues
Pacioretty, Habs have statement win over Blues--MONTREAL - Max Pacioretty thinks the Montreal Canadiens just made a big statement by beating a Western Conference powerhouse.Pacioretty scored twice and Carey Price made 31 saves to lead the first-place...
People on Plane That Made Forced Landing near Yellowknife Rescued, Back in City
People on plane that made forced landing safe--YELLOWKNIFE - The pilot and passengers on a small plane that made a forced landing Thursday in bad weather on the ice of Great Slave Lake in the Northwest Territories have been rescued.RCMP Cpl. Todd Scaplen...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press picture advisory addition for Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photographers.ADDITION:OTTAWA--Election Canada...
Quebec Environmentalists Happy with Conditions Imposed on TransCanada
Energy East: environmentalists happy with conditions--MONTREAL - Quebec environmentalists are hailing a report the provincial government has imposed various conditions on TransCanada for the Energy East pipeline to be accepted.Radio-Canada says it has...
Quebec to Hike Daycare Costs and Base Fees on Family Income
Quebec to increase daycare fees--QUEBEC - Quebec will introduce sliding-scale fees in its public daycare program, meaning higher payments based on family income, Premier Philippe Couillard announced Thursday.While the current fee of $7.30 will remain...
RCMP Has Dropped Internet-Related Probes Following High Court Decision: Memo
RCMP dropped cases due to court ruling: memo--OTTAWA - The RCMP has abandoned some investigations because of a key Supreme Court ruling that said police require a warrant or other legal tool to obtain basic Internet subscriber information, an internal...
Rogers Heart Research Centre Created with $239M in Funding from Family, Hospitals
Ted Rogers heart research centre created--TORONTO - The family of late media mogul Ted Rogers has donated $130 million to help fund a Toronto-based medical research centre in his name.The Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research is also being supported with...
Russell Returns: Blue Jays Formally Introduce Toronto Native Russell Martin
Blue Jays introduce catcher Russell Martin--TORONTO - Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos has traded franchise icons, pulled off blockbuster deals and signed players to lucrative extensions.Landing a top-flight free agent by offering more term...
Saskatchewan Government Calls on Ombudsman to Probe Senior's Death
Government requests investigation into death--REGINA - The Saskatchewan government is requesting an investigation into the death of a woman whose family says she was neglected at a seniors care centre.Margaret Warholm, who was 74, lived at the Santa...
Saskatchewan Premier on Trade Mission Touts Potash Deals with Indian Companies
Saskatchewan premier touts potash deals--REGINA - Saskatchewan's premier heralded two new agreements Thursday that will see increased potash exports to India.Brad Wall, who is on a week-long trade mission, witnessed separate deals between the off-shore...
SCOC Won't Hear Case of Ontario Gunsmith Who Wanted to Stop Firearm Seizure
SCOC won't hear case of Ontario gunsmith--TORONTO - Canada's highest court has said it will not hear the appeal of a former gunsmith in northwestern Ontario who sought to prevent the forfeiture of hundreds of firearms and gun parts that were once in...
Seventeen Canadian Veterans Decorated with the French Legion of Honour
17 Canadian veterans get French Legion of Honour--MONTREAL - The painful memories of the Second World War are hidden under the Royal Canadian Navy beret that Allan Bolduc proudly wore Thursday as he and 16 other veterans were awarded the French Legion...
Success of 'Property Brothers' a Lesson Learned as Corus Develops Reality Slate
How Corus missed out on 'Property Brothers'--TORONTO - Hit reality shows like "Property Brothers" have convinced Corus Entertainment (TSX:CJR.B) to invest more in producing TV series that it owns.Chief operating officer Doug Murphy told the audience...
Supreme Court to Hear Landmark Case Involving Metis, Non-Status Indians
Supreme Court will tackle Harry Daniels case--OTTAWA - The question of whether the federal government has the same responsibility to the country's Metis and non-status Indians as it does to status Indians and Inuit has fallen to the Supreme Court of...
Teen Who Was Assaulted, Left for Dead by Winnipeg River Meets Rescuer
Beaten teen meets one of the men who found her--WINNIPEG - A 16-year-old Manitoba teen who was viciously beaten, assaulted and left to die beside a river has met one of the men who rescued her and thanked him.Rinelle Harper gave Sean Vincent a soapstone...
Tembec Says Strong Lumber Prices Helped Offset Soft Pulp, Flat Paper Earnings
Tembec says lumber prices helped Q4 results--MONTREAL - Tembec Inc. (TSX:TMB) ended its 2014 financial year with a lower fourth-quarter net profit, but higher sales and adjusted earnings compared with the same time last year.The Quebec-based pulp, paper...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Friday, Nov. 21, 2014
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Nov. 21--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Nov. 21 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 Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from Nov. 30 - Dec. 6
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from Nov. 30 - Dec. 6--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Sunday, Nov. 30 to Saturday, Dec. 6; x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit...
Ticats Won't Get into War of Words with Alouettes before East Division Final
Ticats avoid war of words with Alouettes--HAMILTON - For linebacker Simoni Lawrence and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, silence is indeed golden.The gregarious Lawrence and his teammates have quietly gone about their business this week preparing to host Montreal...
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 B.C. News as of 11:00 A.M
Top B.C. News--THURSDAY, Nov. 20B.C. NEWS ADVISORYHere are the top B.C. news stories from The Canadian Press as of 5:30 p.m. All times local unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops....
Undercover Cops Plied B.C. Murder Suspect with Promises of Big Money:court
Undercover cops plied man with money, promises--KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Undercover officers plied a murder suspect with promises of big money as a member of a criminal gang in order to gain a confession that he murdered his girlfriend by bashing her head with...
Veterans Groups Demand Answers from Tories for $1.13 Billion in Lapsed Funds
Vets demand answers on unspent $1 billion--OTTAWA - Veterans groups are responding angrily to news that the federal department responsible for their care and benefits was unable to spend upwards of $1.1 billion of its budget over seven years.The figures...
Vrbata Leads Canucks Past Oilers 5-4; Vancouver Continues Domination of Edmonton
Vrbata leads Canucks past Oilers 5-4--EDMONTON - The Vancouver Canucks have made the most of their games against the Edmonton Oilers this season.Radim Vrbata scored a pair of goals and Daniel Sedin had three assists as the Canucks continued their domination...
Wab Kinew Replaces Ghomeshi on 'Canada Reads'; Wants Topical Book Nominations
Wab Kinew replaces Ghomeshi on 'Canada Reads'--TORONTO - The new face of CBC's "Canada Reads," Wab Kinew, says he doesn't think the sexual assault allegations against former host Jian Ghomeshi will be dealt with directly on the show as it isn't "really...
Watching the Forest Breathe: Movie Inspired Environmental Monitoring Innovation
Movie inspired environmental monitoring innovation--EDMONTON - Watching an old disaster movie gave a University of Alberta scientist an idea that could revolutionize environmental and climate change tracking.In the 1996 storm-chaser flick "Twister" one...
WHL Roundup: Pollock Leads Oil Kings to 3-2 Overtime Win over Warriors
WHL Roundup: Pollock leads Oil Kings to win--MOOSE JAW, Sask. - Brett Pollock stepped up when his Edmonton Oil Kings needed him.Pollock tied the game late in the third period then scored in overtime to lead Edmonton to a 3-2 win over the Moose Jaw Warriors...
Wholesale Sales Up 1.8 per Cent to $54.0 Billion in September: StatCan
Wholesale sales up in September: StatCan--OTTAWA - Wholesale sales in Canada grew to $54 billion in September, up 1.8 per cent from August and easily topping the expectations of economists.Statistics Canada said Thursday that the better than expected...
Worst Case Scenario Is off the Table, but Where Are Ebola Numbers Going?
Worst case off table but where's Ebola going?--TORONTO - The Ebola apocalypse scenario is off the table. But where exactly is this epidemic going?Unfortunately no one is entirely sure. But those involved in charting the response feel certain that if...
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