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'A Clear Message' UCP Leader Jason Kenney Wins Calgary Lougheed Byelection
Jason Kenney wins seat in Alberta legislature--CALGARY - Former federal Conservative cabinet minister Jason Kenney threw down the gauntlet at Premier Rachel Notley late Thursday after an overwhelming byelection victory to earn a seat in the Alberta legislature."Tonight...
ADVISORY-Atl-Calendar
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Advisory-Prairie-Calendar
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Alberta to Expand Airborne Monitoring of Oilsands Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Alberta to monitor oilsands emissions from air--EDMONTON - Alberta has begun monitoring oilsands emissions from the sky.The province's environmental monitoring agency is using airborne sensing equipment to measure the release of greenhouse gases and...
'An Emotional Thing:' Returning Sacred Objects Lifts Indigenous Communities
Repatriating sacred objects creates 'miracles:' elder--Ryan Heavy Hand had been helping First Nations bring home ceremonial objects from museums for years, but this call from an institution in Oregon was a first."The museum had a beaver bundle," said...
An Idiosyncratic Survey of Great Canadian Reads
An idiosyncratic survey of great Canadian reads--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original...
Atlantic Audio 2:45 PM AT
Atlantic Audio 2:45 PM AT--AT05 - (NS-Convention-Centre)HALIFAX. x-08s. The convention centre portion of a massive 500-million-dollar construction project that dominates downtown Halifax has officially opened its doors -- several years behind schedule....
Atlantic Audio 3:45 PM AT
Atlantic Audio 3:45 PM AT--AT07 - (NS-Campus-Sexual-Violence)HALIFAX x-14s. A Nova Scotia committee has released a report with 10 recommendations to help end gender-based violence and sexual assault on university campuses. The report calls on universities...
Atlantic Update
(NS-Slain-Officer)A psychiatrist says it's possible Halifax resident Christopher Garnier was suffering from a condition in which he was not fully aware of his actions immediately following the death of off-duty police officer Catherine Campbell.Dr. Stephen...
--Atlantic Update-
(NL-Mayor-Shot)The mayor of Happy Valley-Goose Bay in Labrador has died after suffering a gunshot wound days ago.Hickey ended up accidentally shooting himself in the face while out checking his traps on the weekend.Despite his injury, he managed to drive...
Auto Sector a Drag on Canadian Manufacturing Sales in October: StatCan
Auto sector drags on manufacturing sales--TORONTO - October manufacturing sales fell 0.4 per cent from September following two months of increases, with much of the decline attributed to temporary shutdowns at automotive plants in Ontario, Statistics...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-WestJet-Harassment)The B-C Supreme Court has turned down WestJet's bid to have a proposed class-action lawsuit against it thrown out.The lawsuit accuses the company of failing to provide a harassment-free workplace for its female employees.A...
B.C. Woman Brain Injured in Crash as a Baby Gets Almost $1.2 Million in Damages
Woman injured as baby gets almost $1.2 million--VANCOUVER - A woman has been awarded almost $1.2 million by the B.C. Supreme Court after her skull was fractured 17 years ago in a pedestrian crash when she was a baby.A trial heard the unnamed woman was...
Bombardier, Boeing Prepare to Make Final Arguments in Bitter Trade Dispute
Bombardier, Boeing to make final arguments--OTTAWA - The bitter dispute between Bombardier and Boeing will enter a critical phase next week, when the two aerospace rivals appear before an all-important trade tribunal whose ruling will ultimately decide...
Business News Advisory
Business News Advisory--Here are the CP Business Department's early plans for today. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Entries are subject to change as news develops. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact business editor...
Canada's Walker, Snith Earn Bronze in Doubles Luge at World Cup Stop
Walker, Snith earn doubles luge bronze--LAKE PLACID, N.Y. - Canadian lugers Tristan Walker and Justin Snith earned their first medals of the World Cup season after finishing third in doubles competition Friday.Calgary's Snith and Walker, from Cochrane,...
Canadian Exporters Feel Pessimistic on NAFTA Uncertainty, Seeking New Solutions
EDC: NAFTA talks affecting 1/4 of exporters--TORONTO - Nearly one-quarter of Canadian exporters believe they are negatively affected by looming NAFTA renegotiation uncertainty and are turning to creative solutions to succeed even if the free trade agreement...
Canadian Press Holiday Wire-Newscast Coverage Plan
---The Canadian Press will modify its wire and audio schedule over the Christmas-New Year's holiday period.Here's an outline of the changes:WIRE:Sunday December 24:Afternoon Sportsbreaks move at 12:20 p.m. and 3:20 p.m. No evening Sportsbreaks.Monday,...
Canadian Skier Cassie Sharpe Wins Gold in Halfpipe at Dew Tour
Canada's Sharpe wins Dew Tour halfpipe ski--BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. - Canada's Cassie Sharpe won gold in women's halfpipe skiing at the Dew Tour on Friday after amassing a big score on her second run that her competitors couldn't touch.The skier from Comox,...
Canadian 'Traders' Actor Bruce Gray Dies at 81 in Los Angeles
Canadian 'Traders' actor Bruce Gray dies at 81--TORONTO - Canadian actor Bruce Gray, who was a prolific presence on the stage and screen with roles including an investment banker on the series "Traders" and the hapless father of the groom in the film...
Canadian Women Finish the Year Unchanged at No. 5 in FIFA World Soccer Rankings
Canada unchanged at No. 5 in soccer rankings--TORONTO - The Canadian women's soccer team will finish the year unchanged in fifth place in the FIFA world rankings.But there was change around John Herdman's side as Australia and France swapped spots, with...
Celebrity Birthdays for Dec. 17
Celebrity birthdays for Dec. 17--Celebrity Birthdays for Dec. 17:Actor Armin Mueller-Stahl is 87.Pope Francis is 81.Singer-actor Tommy Steele is 81.Pop and jazz pianist, arranger, conductor and composer Tommy Banks is 81.Keyboardist-singer Art Neville...
Celebrity Birthdays for Dec. 18
Celebrity birthdays for Dec. 18--Celebrity Birthdays for Dec. 18:Composer Galt MacDermott is 89.Actor Roger Mosley ("Magnum, P.I.") is 79.Bram Morrison, of the children's music group Sharon, Lois and Bram, 77.Guitarist Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones...
Celebrity Birthdays for Dec. 20
Celebrity birthdays for Dec. 20--Celebrity Birthdays for Dec. 20:Actor Tommy Cole ("The Mickey Mouse Club") is 76.Drummer Bobby Colomby of Blood, Sweat and Tears is 73.Former KISS drummer Peter Criss is 72.Psychic/illusionist Uri Geller is 71.Producer...
Celebrity Birthdays for Dec. 22
Celebrity birthdays for Dec. 22--Celebrity Birthdays for Dec. 22:Actor Hector Elizondo is 81.Country singer Red Steagall is 79.Former Quebec premier Lucien Bouchard is 79.Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Steve Carlton is 73.Barry Jenkins, drummer with The...
Celebrity Birthdays for Dec. 23
Celebrity birthdays for Dec. 23--Celebrity Birthdays for Dec. 23:Broadcaster and former CBC chairman Patrick Watson is 88.Actor Ronnie Schell ("Gomer Pyle, USMC") is 86.Emperor Akihito of Japan is 84.Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Paul Hornung...
Court Denies WestJet's Bid to Toss Harassment Lawsuit Filed by Former Worker
WestJet loses bid to scrap harassment lawsuit--VANCOUVER - WestJet has lost a bid to throw out of court a proposed class-action lawsuit that accuses the company of failing to provide a harassment-free workplace for women.Former flight attendant Mandalena...
Crash That Killed 4 Hydro One Workers Took Place as Helicopter Prepared to Land: TSB
Fatal crash took place as chopper prepared to land--TORONTO - Investigators say a helicopter crash that killed four Hydro One workers in eastern Ontario this week happened as the chopper was approaching to land.The Transportation Safety Board says it...
CSX Corp. Says President and CEO Hunter Harrison on Medical Leave
Rail icon Hunter Harrison on medical leave--Hunter Harrison, the bombastic former head of both major Canadian railways and current president and CEO of CSX Corp. is on medical leave from the Florida-based railroad due to what the company called "unexpected...
DeRozan Scores 31, Lowry Has Triple Double in Raptors' Rout of Nets
Lowry has triple double in win over Nets--TORONTO - One rebound away from his 11 triple double, Dwane Casey wasn't going to give Kyle Lowry all night to get it.It took Lowry just a minute and 38 seconds into the fourth quarter before he snatched the...
DiPietro Tells Canada to Win World Juniors after Being Cut from Team
DiPietro tells Canada to win juniors--ST. CATHARINES, Ont. - Goalie Michael DiPietro gave some parting advice to the Canadian junior national team after learning he'd been cut: go win it all.A visibly upset DiPietro spoke to media on Friday minutes after...
Editorial Exchange: Alabama Sends a Message: Trumpism Can Be Stopped
Editorial Exchange: Alabama sends a message: Trumpism can be stopped--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Dec. 14:It has been only 13 months since Donald Trump was elected to the U.S. presidency, just 11 since he took possession of the White...
Editorial Exchange: A Pair of Anti-Feminists Have Made 'Feminism' Word of the Year
Editorial Exchange: A pair of anti-feminists have made 'feminism' word of the year--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Dec. 14:In 2016 Merriam-Webster's word of the year was "surreal," meaning "marked by the intense irrational reality of a...
Editorial Exchange: High Hopes
Editorial Exchange: High hopes--An editorial from the Charlottetown Guardian, published Dec. 14:A Corporate Research Associates (CRA) survey this week probably sent chills down the spines of finance ministers and premiers in Atlantic Canada.After they...
Editorial Exchange: Is Household Debt Canada's Achilles Heel?
Editorial Exchange: Is household debt Canada's Achilles heel?--An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle Herald, published Dec. 15:Is Canada's economic strength running on unsustainably high levels of household debt?On Thursday, Bank of Canada Governor...
Editorial Exchange: Scrapping 'Net Neutrality' Is a Threat to the Free Flow of Information
Editorial Exchange: Scrapping 'net neutrality' is a threat to the free flow of information--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Dec. 14:Donald Trump may be flailing politically. But Thursday brought a reminder that even as the president's stumbles...
Editorial Exchange: Sweet Home Alabama
Editorial Exchange: Sweet home Alabama--An editorial from the Prince George Citizen, published Dec. 15:"Big wheels keep on turning, carry me home to see my kin," is the opening line of Lynyrd Skynyrd's 1970s rock classic Sweet Home Alabama.Although the...
Editorial Exchange: Yes, Virginia, There Is a Man Flu
Editorial Exchange: Yes, Virginia, there is a man flu--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Dec. 13:Virginia, your little friends were wrong. They were affected by the skepticism of a skeptical age.Yes, Virginia, there is a man flu!And at long...
--Eighteenth Newswatch-
---(Ont-Helicopter-Crash) (Audio: 093)Hydro One is taking all its helicopters out of service after the crash in eastern Ontario that left four dead.C-E-O Mayo Schmidt says the fleet of eight aircraft will not operate until investigators finish reviewing...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(NL-Mayor-Shot)The mayor of Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador has died days after a freak hunting accident.John Hickey accidentally shot himself in the face while out checking his traps, but managed to get on his snowmobile and drive to a highway for...
--Eleventh Newswatch-
---(Legalized-Cannabis-Cities) (Audio: P04)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says young people have easier access to marijuana right now than in any developed country in the world.He told a Toronto news conference this morning that according to some people,...
Ex-Canadian Olympian Clayton Looks to Chase World Title under New Management
Clayton set to rise in welterweight rankings--LAVAL, Que. - Custio Clayton is under new management and hopes it takes him to his goal to fight for a world boxing title.Clayton (12-0, 9 knockouts) will fight under the InterBox banner for the first time...
Fabbro Returns as Canada Beats Denmark 5-2 at World Junior Selection Camp
Fabbro returns as Canada beats Denmark 5-2--ST. CATHARINES, Ont. - Dante Fabbro has enjoyed welcoming new players to Canada's junior team and keeping it loose in the locker room.But he was more than ready to actually play a game, finally getting the...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Ont-Helicopter-Crash) (Audio: 104)Officials with the Transportation Safety Board are indicating it will be a while before they know what caused the deadly crash of a chopper owned by the Ontario utility, Hydro One.The company has grounded all of...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(Ont-Helicopter-Crash)Kim Clayton says the crash shook her house and sent her scrambling to a window, where she saw part of a helicopter in the trees surrounding an open field.She says she didn't know how bad it was until she saw ambulances turn away...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Byelection-Calgary-Lougheed) (Audio: 135)Jason Kenney, the former federal cabinet minister who now leads Alberta's United Conservative Party, has won a seat in the provincial legislature.Unofficial results say Kenney won 71 per cent of the vote in...
Five Winter Adventure Stories to Build a Global Mindset
Five winter adventure stories to build a global mindset--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the...
--Fourth NewsWatch-
---(SCOC-Chief-Justice)It's the last day on the job for the chief justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.Seventy-four-year-old Beverley McLachlin is stepping down after 28 years on the high court -- almost 18 of them as chief justice.She'll be replaced...
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory of 3 P.M. Friday, Dec. 15
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...
How Star Wars Battlefront Could Make 'Loot Boxes' the Last Jedi of Video Games
How Star Wars battlefront could make 'loot boxes' the last Jedi of video games--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information...
Huge Halifax Convention Centre Officially Opens Five Years after First Proposed
Halifax convention centre officially opens--HALIFAX - Following years of controversy and delays Halifax's new convention centre officially opened its doors Friday, with officials voicing confidence the massive development can attract the needed business...
Indigenous Woman's Liver Assessed after Outcry over Earlier Transplant Refusal
Inuk woman being assessed at transplant centre--A young Inuk woman suffering from acute liver failure is being assessed at an organ transplant centre in Toronto after her family from Labrador launched a campaign to overturn earlier refusals to put her...
In the News Today, Dec. 15
In the news today, Dec. 15--Five stories in the news for Friday, Dec. 15------JASON KENNEY CRUISES TO BYELECTION WINJason Kenney, the former federal cabinet minister who now leads Alberta's United Conservative Party, won a seat in the provincial legislature...
Joonas Donskoi Scores Late in Third to Lift Sharks over Flames 3-2
Joonas Donskoi, Sharks down Flames 3-2--CALGARY - Joonas Donskoi made an immediate impact in his return to the San Jose line-up.Donskoi scored the winner with 2:48 left in the third period and also had an assist to lead the Sharks to a 3-2 win over the...
Labrador Mayor Who Was Shot in Face in Hunting Accident Has Died
Labrador mayor shot while hunting dies--HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. - Labrador's largest community is in mourning for mayor John Hickey, who struggled by snowshoe and snowmobile to get help after being shot in the face while hunting alone.He died late...
Lifting the Whole World: Leigh Hunt's Message for Christmas Day
Lifting the whole world: Leigh Hunt's message for Christmas Day--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available...
MLS Cup Champion Toronto FC Wastes Little Time Locking Up Veteran Drew Moor
Defender Drew Moor re-signs with Toronto FC--TORONTO - With his two boys born in Canada, Drew Moor feels right at home in Toronto.So despite free agency looming, it didn't take the veteran defender long to sign a new deal with Toronto FC. Less than a...
Montreal versus the Rest of Quebec: New Divisions Ahead of the 2018 Election
New divisions in Quebec ahead of 2018 election--MONTREAL - For half a century Quebec politics have been dominated by the split between those who wanted to stay inside the Canadian federation and those who wanted out.But the 10 months leading up to October's...
Moose Calves Rescued in Northern B.C. Are 'Golden Nuggets:' Researcher
B.C. shelter plays mother moose to orphaned calves--After months of bottle-feedings and curfews, a pair of moose calves rescued in northern British Columbia are thriving and giving hope for other orphaned wildlife in the region.Roy Rea, an instructor...
More Work Needed to Ensure Timely Justice, Departing Beverley McLachlin Says
Ensure timely justice, McLachlin says--OTTAWA - Canada's retiring top judge says more must be done to ensure the justice system is accessible to everyone in a timely way -- and Beverley McLachlin hopes she will continue to play a part in the reform process.McLachlin...
Mounting Injuries: Canucks' Tanev out Two to Three Weeks with a Groin Strain
Canucks' Tanev out with a groin injury--VANCOUVER - Christopher Tanev has been added to the Vancouver Canucks' mounting injury list.Head coach Travis Green said after today's morning skate that the defenceman will be out two to three weeks with a groin...
NAFTA Negotiators Part for Holidays; Prepare for Pressure-Laden Talks in 2018
NAFTA negotiators head home for the holidays--WASHINGTON - NAFTA negotiators parted ways for the holidays without completing any chapters Friday, preparing to reconvene in the new year for what could be a pressure-cooker period of bargaining through...
National Audio 1:15 AM ET
National Audio 1:15 AM ET--NAT135 - (Byelection-Calgary-Lougheed) CALGARY. x-31s. (Bill Graveland) Former federal Conservative cabinet minister Jason Kenney has easily won a seat in the Alberta legislature. (opens with sound) (WA) --NAT136 - (Byelection-Calgary-Lougheed)...
National Audio 12:45 PM ET
National Audio 12:45 PM ET--NAT085 - (Netherlands-Airport-Armed-Man) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-18s. There's been a violent incident at an airport near Amsterdam. Reporter Tom Rivers has details. ("..Europe's busiest airports.") (SOURCE:ABC)TAG:...
National Audio 2:05 PM ET
National Audio 2:05 PM ET--NAT093 - (Ont-Helicopter-Crash) TORONTO. x-11s. Hydro One says it has grounded all its helicopter crews in the aftermath of a chopper crash that killed four employees in eastern Ontario. C-E-O Mayo Schmidt says the fleet will...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT001 - (YEAR-Que-2018) MONTREAL. x-24s. For the first time in decades, Quebec sovereignty will not play a leading role in the province's elections, which are scheduled for Oct. 2018. Francois Legault's Coalition party is...
National Audio 2:55 AM ET
National Audio 2:55 AM ET--NAT009 - (US-Disney-Fox) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-36s. (Scott Goldberg) Disney's acquisition of 21st Century Fox for over 52-billion dollars comes more than a half-century after the death of its legendary founder. A-B-C's...
National Audio 3:15 PM ET
National Audio 3:15 PM ET--NAT096 - (US-NY-Cereal-Cafe) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NEW YORK. x-34s. New York City has plenty of cafes, but a new type of cafe offering up a twist to a breakfast classic is set to open. (opens with and contains sound) (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT097...
National Audio 3:55 PM ET
National Audio 3:55 PM ET--NAT101 - (ENT-FILM-Star-Wars) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HOLLYWOOD. x-19s. The new "Star Wars" movie is in theatres today and producers are expecting numbers at the box office. Reporter Jason Nathanson says early screenings last...
National Audio 4:05 PM ET
National Audio 4:05 PM ET--NAT104 - (Ont-Helicopter-Crash) TWEED, Ontario. x-12s. Hydro One workers in Ontario today are mourning after four employees died in a helicopter crash yesterday. They are taking a day to reflect. Hydro one C-O-O Greg Kiraly...
National Audio 4:15 AM ET
National Audio 4:15 AM ET--NAT026 - (US-Congress-Taxes) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-32s. (Mary Bruce) A tax reform compromise between Republicans in the House and Senate calls for big tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans, but...
National Audio 5:15 PM ET
National Audio 5:15 PM ET--NAT109 - (Ont-Helicopter Crash) TWEED, Ontario. x-18s. One of Canada's largest electricity companies has grounded its helicopter fleet as investigators work to find the cause of a chopper crash that killed four Hydro One workers...
National Audio 6:35 AM ET
National Audio 6:35 AM ET--NAT062 - (US-Trump-Omarosa) (NOTE LENGTH) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-04s. White House staffer Omarosa Manigault-Newman says she resigned from her role in the Trump administration after a candid talk with Chief of Staff...
National Audio 9:55 AM ET
National Audio 9:55 AM ET--NAT074 - (US-Trump-FBI) WASHINGTON. x-35s. (Sagar Meghani (SAH'-gur meh-GAH'-nee)) In advance of U-S President Donald Trump speaking at an F-B-I training academy graduation, White House officials say bureau records show extreme...
NBA 2K League Ready to Start Talent Search, with 17 Teams Watching Closely
NBA 2K League looking for world's best gamers--TORONTO - The search for the world's best NBA video gamers is officially on.With the NBA 2K League set to tip off next May with the Raptors and 16 other teams taking part, the first stage of gamer qualifying...
New Brunswick Defends Climate Change Plan While McKenna Raises Concerns
Gallant defends climate change plan--FREDERICTON - Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna is suggesting New Brunswick's approach to carbon pricing won't meet Ottawa's requirements, but Premier Brian Gallant is defending his plan.The province...
NHL Debuted 100 Years Ago with Contract Disputes, Dodgy Ice and Plenty of Goals
NHL marks century with outdoor classic--OTTAWA - It was a night of sticky ice, last-minute player signings and a disappointingly small crowd.The glitches that marred the NHL's debut seem mere footnotes now as the world's premier hockey league celebrates...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Ont-Helicopter-Crash) (Audio: 105)Investigators say a helicopter crash that killed four Hydro One workers in eastern Ontario occurred as the chopper was about to land.The Transportation Safety Board says it's still looking at maintenance records,...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(McLachlin-Retires) (Audio: P01)Retiring Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin says more must be done to speed up the criminal justice process in the courts.Over her 28 years on the court, include 18 in the top job, McLachlin has...
OHL Roundup: Howdeshell Helps Greyhounds Beat Rangers for 19th Straight Win
OHL Roundup: Greyhounds win 19th straight--KITCHENER, Ont. - Keeghan Howdeshell scored his second goal of the game at 19:58 of the third period as the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds edged the Kitchener Rangers 4-3 on Friday for their 19th straight win in...
Oilsands Price Discounts Expected to Rise as Output Exceeds Export Pipeline Room
Oilsands price discounts expected to rise--CALGARY - Canadian oilsands producers face rising price discounts as growing production "materially exceeds" export pipeline capacity to the United States in the first quarter of 2018, RBC Dominion Securities...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Helicopter-Crash)A team of Transportation Safety Board investigators is looking into what may have caused a helicopter to crash in eastern Ontario, killing all four Hydro One employees on board.Provincial police say the chopper crashed just before...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Helicopter-Crash)Hydro One C-E-O Mayo Schmidt says the company has grounded all its helicopter crews in the aftermath of a crash that killed four workers in eastern Ontario.Schmidt says investigators are reviewing safety protocols, equipment...
--Ontario Update --
---(Helicopter Crash)Crash investigators resume gathering evidence today at the scene of a helicopter crash that killed four Hydro One employees.Transportation Safety Board investigator Peter Rowntree says it will take time to provide answers to the...
Past Sexual Partner of Nova Scotia Officer Testifies at Garnier Murder Trial
Cop's past sexual partner testifies--HALIFAX - A man who briefly dated Nova Scotia police officer Catherine Campbell was called to testify Friday about her prior sexual activity, as the defence closed its case at Christopher Garnier's high-profile murder...
Patrick Kane, Nick Schmaltz Lead Blackhawks to 5-1 Win over Jets
Blackhawks beat Jets to extend win streak--WINNIPEG - Corey Crawford said it was the best game the Chicago Blackhawks have played this season. Teammates Patrick Kane and Nick Schmaltz agreed.The trio played a big role Thursday as the Blackhawks extended...
Plane That Crashed in Saskatchewan Left Long Wreckage Path across Ground: TSB
Investigation update on Saskatchewan plane crash--FOND DU LAC, Sask. - Investigators say a passenger plane that crashed in northern Saskatchewan left a path of wreckage almost a quarter of a kilometre long through trees and across the ground.All 25 people...
--Prairie Update-
---(Byelection-Calgary-Lougheed)Former federal Conservative cabinet minister Jason Kenney has won a seat in the Alberta legislature.The leader of the United Conservative Party's victory last night in the Calgary Lougheed byelection was crushing.Unofficial...
--Prairie Update-
---(Sask-Plane-Crash)The Transportation Safety Board says its investigators have recovered the flight data and cockpit voice recorders from a passenger plane that crashed in northern Saskatchewan.All 25 people on board survived the West Wind Aviation...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
---(Beef-Water)A new study says Canada's beef industry has been using less water.Researchers at the University of Manitoba and Agri-Food Canada say the amount of water required to produce one kilogram of beef has decreased by 17 per cent from 1981 to...
Prep-LifeWatch
---(Organ-Transplants-Report)A new report says the rate of deceased organ donations has risen substantially over the last decade in Canada while the rate for living donors has declined.A report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information and Canadian...
Prominent Canadians Share Memories of Philanthropists Barry and Honey Sherman
Condolences pour in for Apotex founder, wife--Toronto billionaire and philanthropist couple Barry and Honey Sherman were found dead Friday, prompting politicians and prominent Canadians to express condolences and share memories on social media. Barry...
Provinces Have until the End of 2018 to Submit Carbon Price Plans: McKenna
Provinces have a year to impose carbon price--OTTAWA - Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says a national price on carbon won't be imposed on any province for at least another year.Carbon pricing legislation will be introduced sometime in 2018 and...
QMJHL Roundup: Meisenheimer's Three Points Lead Islanders over Screaming Eagles
QMJHL Roundup: Islanders rout Screaming Eagles--CHARLOTTETOWN - Samuel Meisenheimer scored twice and added an assist as the Charlottetown Islanders routed the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 6-1 on Friday night in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.Hunter...
Report on University Campus Sexual Violence Calls for Culture Change
Report issued on campus sexual violence--HALIFAX - A new report is calling on Nova Scotia's 10 universities to set up additional programs to prevent sexual violence on campus, just weeks after high-profile sexual assault charges were laid at one school."Nova...
Saros Stops 46 Shots, Turris Has Goal, Assist as Predators Shut out Oilers
Saros helps Predators shut out Oilers 4-0--EDMONTON - Juuse Saros definitely made the most of a rare start in net for the Nashville Predators on Thursday.Saros made 46 saves for his second career shutout and Kyle Turris had a goal and an assist as the...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(Ont-Helicopter-Crash) (Audio: 04)Investigators will return this morning to the scene of a helicopter crash in eastern Ontario that killed four people.Darkness and plunging temperatures forced officials to suspend their evidence-gathering efforts...
Senators Hope to Start Winning Streak with Outdoor Win over Rival Canadiens
Sens hope outdoor game is a turning point--OTTAWA - The NHL 100 Classic game could be the right tonic after a difficult month for the Ottawa Senators.The Senators take on the Montreal Canadiens at TD Place on Saturday night in an outdoor game to celebrate...
Sens Owner Eugene Melnyk Says He Won't Sell Team, Talks Relocation
Senators owner says team fighting to sell tickets--OTTAWA - On a weekend celebrating the game of hockey in the nation's capital, Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk put a damper on the festivities.Melnyk brought up the possibility of relocation, took...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(Apotex-Founder-Death) (Audio: 120)There's word that one of Canada's richest men and his wife have been found dead in their home in Toronto.Billionaire and philanthropist Barry Sherman was the founder of drug company Apotex.His wife, Honey is said...
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