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Articles from January 2, 2018

Artificial Intelligence Pilot to Look for Suicide Warning Signs across Canada
Pilot project to study suicide warning signs--OTTAWA - An Ottawa-based firm has been tapped by the federal government for a three-month pilot project designed to look for warning signs for suicide before tragedy strikes.Advanced Symbolics Inc., is an...
--Atlantic Update-
---(WEA-Atl-Storm)Environment Canada says a "significant" winter storm is expected to descend on the Maritimes later this week.The agency says the system will bring significant snowfall early Thursday before changing to rain in some areas later in the...
--Atlantic Update-
(NL-Remote-Internet)Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball says 99 per cent of the province's population will now have access to broadband internet. About 15-hundred households in rural and remote communities will be getting high-speed internet,...
BC Audio 6:15 PM ET
BC Audio 6:15 PM ET--BC04 - (Abortion-Pill)OTTAWA. x-12s. Women in B-C will have free access to the so-called abortion pill as of January 15th. British Columbia is the sixth province to provide universal coverage of the pill, called Mifegymiso (meh-FEH'-guh-MEE'-zoh),...
BC Hydro Still Working to Restore Electricity to 1,100 Following Ice Storms
1,100 still without power after B.C. storms--ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - About 1,100 customers were still without power late Monday as crews worked to restore electricity after ice storms swept through British Columbia's Fraser Valley.For some B.C. residents,...
B.C. Latest Province to Pay for 'Abortion Pill' That Currently Costs $300
B.C. latest province to pay for 'abortion pill'--VANCOUVER - British Columbia has announced it will pay for the so-called abortion pill starting Jan. 15, becoming the sixth province to provide free access to the drug.Mifegymiso, also known as RU-486,...
--B-C Update-
---(BC-Australia-Seaplane-Crash)A pilot with dual Canadian-Australian citizenship has been identified as one of six victims in a deadly plane crash in Australia on New Year's Eve.Tour company Sydney Seaplanes says pilot Gareth Morgan was killed along...
--B-C Update-
(BC-Abortion-Pill)The provincial government says all women will be able to get the abortion pill R-U-4-86 for free starting January 15th.The drug can be used to terminate pregnancies at an early stage -- up to nine weeks from the start of the last menstrual...
Big Bang, Possibly an Ice Quake, Shakes Alberta Village during the Night
Possible ice quake shakes Alberta village--ALBERTA BEACH, Alta. - Some residents of a village west of Edmonton awoke earlier this week to a very loud bang, and in the morning they reported cracks in homes and the ground.Alberta Beach mayor Jim Benedict...
Billy Campbell on Season 2 of CTV's 'Cardinal,' Feeling 'Spiritually Canadian'
Billy Campbell on season 2 of CTV's 'Cardinal'--NORTH BAY, Ont. - The life of an actor isn't always glamorous. Take Billy Campbell, for example. The lanky Virginian sits in a rundown mess hall on a remote and abandoned helicopter airfield. It's late...
Border Watchdog Plan Greeted Warily by Advocates of Stronger Review
Border watchdog plan greeted warily--OTTAWA - A federally commissioned blueprint for a new watchdog to review Canada's border agency has some worried it lacks the necessary bite to ensure true accountability. A report produced for Public Safety Canada...
Bursting Pipes New Worry as Prairies Emerge from Wintry Deep Freeze
Prairies emerging from wintry deep freeze--Extreme cold across the Prairies that forced people and even penguins inside over the holidays is loosening its bone-chilling grip.Wind-chilled temperatures well into the -30s C saw the Calgary Zoo bring in...
Cab Driver Suspended after Teen Says He Was Kicked out in Freezing Weather
Teen says he was kicked out of cab in cold--BEAUMONT, Alta. - An Alberta mother wants a taxi driver fired for allegedly abandoning her son on a rural road in extreme cold on New Year's Eve, but the cabbie says the young man insisted on getting out.Phil...
Canadian Goalie Hart Wins at Waiting Game Again, This Time Besting Ritz
Carter Hart wins at waiting game again--BUFFALO, N.Y. - It might have been Carter Hart's biggest cheer of the game and it didn't even come during regulation time.Hart, Canada's starting goaltender at the world junior hockey championship, has a number...
Canadian Newsprint Makers Fear U.S. about to Slap Duties on Its Exports
U.S. trade takes aim at Canadian newsprint--OTTAWA - The ongoing softwood dispute with the United States may not be hurting Canada much yet, but the industry is bracing for a new trade battle with the U.S. that could take a bite out of a part of the...
Celebrity Birthdays for Jan. 2
Celebrity birthdays for Jan. 2--Celebrity Birthdays for Jan 2:Country musician Harold Bradley is 92.Country singer Dick Feller is 75.Chick Churchill, organist with Ten Years After, is 72.TV host Jack Hanna ("Jack Hanna's Into the Wild") is 71.Actress...
CORRECTION-Sportsbreak
---In the Sportsbreak moved at 3:20 a.m. ET, please replace the lead item with the following:(Fixes to last night sted tonight).---There wasn't much DeMar DeRozan couldn't do last night at the Air Canada Centre. He poured in a career-high and franchise-record...
Deep Freeze Offers Only Cold Comfort for Natural Gas Producing Firms
Deep freeze offers cold comfort for gas firms--CALGARY - The cold snap that continues to blanket many parts of North America is driving short-term natural gas prices higher but they remain far below historic highs and the trend is unlikely to significantly...
DeRozan Says It Was a Series of Experiences That Have Led to "Superstar" Status
DeRozan says experiences led him to 52 points--TORONTO - DeMar DeRozan's road to superstardom was built on experiences.A day after scoring a franchise-record 52 points on Milwaukee, a brilliant performance on an array of shots that earned him the label...
Dozens of Firefighters Scramble New Year's Day to Battle Manitoba Hotel Blaze
New Year's Day bleak day for Manitoba hotel--THOMPSON, Man. - A large hotel in Thompson, Man., has been left a smouldering ruin after a New Year's Day blaze that took dozens of firefighters to put out.Crews were called to the three-storey Interior Inn...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Boyle-Charged) (Audio:112)Former hostage Joshua Boyle is facing at least a dozen charges, including sexual assault and forcible confinement.The 34-year-old Boyle was arrested in Ottawa, but police are not providing any details on the case.Boyle and...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Iran-Protests) (Audio: 48)The death toll keeps climbing as protests spread across Iran.At least 21 people have been killed in demonstrations that began last Thursday to protest rising food prices and the country's faltering economy.Hundreds have...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
--(Iran-Protests) (Audio: 69)The U-S is urging Iran's leaders to stop blocking Instagram, Telegram and other social media sites, saying Iranians protesting in the streets are fighting for what is right.Washington is also encouraging Iranians to use virtual...
Energy Regulator Orders Compensation Cut in Nuclear Budget for OPG
Regulator orders compensation cut at OPG--TORONTO - Ontario Power Generation must cut $500 million over the next five years from its nuclear operations budget after the province's energy regulator took issue with compensation, corporate and administrative...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Boyle-Charged)A Canadian man who was held hostage with his wife for years in Afghanistan before being freed in October has been arrested on at least a dozen charges in Ottawa.Lawyer Eric Granger says Joshua Boyle faces charges including sexual assault,...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(Iran-Protest)Iran's Supreme Leader has offered his first comments on a wave of protests that have swept the country over the past week.Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (hah-meh-neh-EE') says Iran's enemies have orchestrated the rallies using money, politics...
--First NewsWatch-
---(WEA-Winter-Storm)Around 800 customers were still without power late Monday in British Columbia, after ice storms swept through the Fraser Valley.It's the fourth day without power for some B-C residents, after freezing rain left thick layers of ice...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Iran-Protest) (Audio: 78)The White House is stopping short of calling for a regime change in Iran, but is praising the thousands of people protesting the Iranian government.Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the international community cannot...
--Fourth NewsWatch-
---(WEA-Cda-Cold)A deep freeze continues in much of the country today, as the east coast prepares for another walloping of snow.Environment Canada says a "significant winter storm" is expected to barrel into the Maritimes on Thursday.It follows a pair...
'Froze My Brain Up in Canada:' Chilly Manitoba Musician Parodies Toto's 'Africa'
Frigid weather inspiration for music parody--OAK LAKE, Man. - It's as if Canadian hosers Bob and Doug McKenzie did a mash-up with Weird Al Yankovic.Rob Thiessen, an occupational therapist and part-time musician from Oak Lake, Man., and his brother-in-law...
Giraffe Born at Calgary Zoo Fails to Nurse, Dies Two Days Later
Newborn giraffe dies at Calgary Zoo--CALGARY - A newborn giraffe has died at the Calgary Zoo after officials say it failed to nurse.The male calf was born Dec. 28 to a six-year-old Masai giraffe named Emara, but after it failed to nurse, staff intervened...
Healthy Roster, Mind Games and Steenbergen All Things to Look for V. Switzerland
Three Things: Canada vs. Switzerland--BUFFALO, N.Y. - Canada finished first in Group A at the world junior hockey championship, setting up a quarterfinal matchup against Switzerland on Tuesday afternoon. Here are three things to know heading into the...
House Demolished after Falling into Nova Scotia Sinkhole as Family Slept
House demolished after falling into sinkhole--FALMOUTH, N.S. - Four months after it lurched into a sinkhole with a terrifying clamour in the middle of the night, a Nova Scotia house has been demolished.Heather Strickey stood outside her Falmouth, N.S.,...
Increasing Numbers of Pets Are Being Sickened by Marijuana, Veterinarians Warn
More pets being sickened by weed, vets say--FREDERICTON - Veterinarians say they're seeing an increasing number of dogs sickened after ingesting marijuana, and are warning pet owners to take care as Canada prepares for cannabis legalization this year.Dr....
Indigenous Tourism Helping Keep Stories Alive as International Interest Grows
Indigenous tourism helping keep stories alive--SIKSIKA, Alta. - Dion Red Gun has met and overcome a daunting series of obstacles in his efforts to preserve and share his culture.The 56-year-old member of the Siksika Reserve southeast of Calgary is deeply...
In the Midst of Disappointing Season, Stone Emerges as Leader in Ottawa
Stone emerging as leader in Ottawa--OTTAWA - In a year that has been nothing short of disappointing, Mark Stone has been a rare bright spot for the Ottawa Senators.The winger, who plays with a level of maturity and accountability well beyond his 25 years,...
In the News Today, Jan. 2
In the news today, Jan. 2--Six stories in the news for Tuesday, Jan. 2------CREATE NEW BORDER AGENCY WATCHDOG: REPORTThe Trudeau government should create a new watchdog to handle public complaints about the Canada Border Services Agency, says a federally...
Iranian-Canadians Call for Change after Protests in Iran Claim at Least 21 Lives
Iranian-Canadians call for change after protests--TORONTO - As widespread protests in Iran reached their sixth day, Iranian-Canadians voiced concern for loved ones living in the Middle Eastern country and called on Canada to show greater solidarity with...
'It Hurts My Heart:' Social Worker Pushing for Alex Alerts for At-Risk Children
Social worker struggles in push for Alex Alerts--CALGARY - A British Columbia social worker says she won't abandon her fight for a national alert system to prevent at-risk children from disappearing when their families unexpectedly relocate to different...
Lucky Stick: Batherson Leads Canada Past Swiss 8-2 in World Junior Quarterfinal
Batherson leads Canada past Swiss 8-2--BUFFALO, N.Y. - Turns out, Christian Wohlwend was right after all.Drake Batherson scored twice as Canada cruised to an 8-2 quarterfinal win over Switzerland on Tuesday at the world junior hockey tournament. That...
Maple Leafs Honour Former Goalie Johnny Bower Prior to Facing Lightning
Leafs honour Johnny Bower prior to game--TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs honoured legendary former goaltender Johnny Bower prior to their home game Tuesday night versus the Tampa Bay Lightning.Bower's widow, Nancy, and family members were flanked by...
Meier Scores Twice as Sharks Win 4-1 to Extend Canadiens Losing Streak
Meier scores two as Sharks top Habs 4-1--MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens called a team meeting after a loss to the San Jose Sharks pushed their losing run to five games.Reporters were kept waiting for more than 15 minutes outside the dressing room...
MPs Share Stories of Sexual Misconduct on and off Parliament Hill in Survey
MPs not immune to sexual misconduct: survey--OTTAWA - There have long been obstacles in the path of women seeking to succeed in politics -- and some female MPs are now coming forward to share their own experiences with sexually inappropriate behaviour,...
Much of Canada in a Deep Freeze as Maritimes Brace for 'Fairly Intense' Storm
Maritimes brace for 'fairly intense' storm--HALIFAX - Canada's East Coast is in the crosshairs of an intense winter storm, with forecasters warning the system could be stronger than a Christmas Day blast that left more than 150,000 customers without...
National Audio 1:55 PM ET
National Audio 1:55 PM ET--NAT074 - (Alta-Cold-Cab) BEAUMONT, Alberta. x-12s. An Alberta mother says a taxi driver abandoned her son on a rural road in extreme cold on New Year's Eve. Marci Terpsma says 19-year-old Carson was in Edmonton celebrating...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT001 - (Alex-Alert) VANCOUVER. x-16s. A B-C social worker says she won't abandon her fight for a national alert system to prevent at-risk children from disappearing when their families unexpectedly relocate. Patricia MacDonald...
National Audio 4:35 AM ET
National Audio 4:35 AM ET--NAT028 - (ENT-TV-The-Bachelor-Season-Premiere) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-21s. On the New Year's Day premiere of season 22 of "The Bachelor," Arie Luyendyk (LY'-en-dyk) Junior gave the First Impression Rose to Chelsea....
National Audio 5:05 PM ET
National Audio 5:05 PM ET--NAT092 - (US-Buffalo Pileup) (WATCH FOR DATING) NEW YORK. x-25s. (Mark Remillard) Travellers heading to Buffalo, New York should rethink their plans after a serious accident on a major highway. (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT093 - (Cold-Weather-Parody)...
National Audio 5:25 PM ET
National Audio 5:25 PM ET--NAT096 - (US-Colleges-Student-Suicides) NEW YORK. x-14s. An Associated Press analysis has found nearly half of the largest public universities in the U-S don't track suicides among their students. Prevention advocates say the...
National Audio 7:05 PM ET
National Audio 7:05 PM ET--NAT109 - (Abortion-Pill) EDMONTON. x-17s. British Columbia has become the sixth province to provide free access to the so-called abortion pill, starting January 15th. But Stephanie Fennelly of the anti-abortion group the Wilberforce...
National Audio 8:25 PM ET
National Audio 8:25 PM ET--NAT113 - (US-Buffalo-Pileup) (WATCH FOR DATING) BUFFALO, N.Y. x-20s. Police say one person has died and one is seriously injured after several crashes involving numerous vehicles on the New York State Thruway east of Buffalo....
National Audio 9:05 PM ET
National Audio 9:05 PM ET--NAT115 - (US-NYC-Pedestrian-Safety) NEW YORK. x-07s. New York City's mayor says protective barriers will be permanently installed around the city in an effort to block vehicles from attempting to mow down pedestrians. Mayor...
New Murder Trial Ordered Because Judge Refused Lawyer's Request to Step Down
New murder trial because lawyer couldn't quit--TORONTO - A man convicted of killing his wife will get a new trial because his lawyer had wanted out of the case but the judge refused to allow him to step down, Ontario's top court ruled Tuesday.In its...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Boyle-Charged) (Audio:111)After being held for years as a hostage of a Taliban-linked group in Afghanistan, 34-year-old Joshua Boyle is now facing at least a dozen criminal charges in Ottawa.While police are remaining quiet on details of the case,...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(CEO-Pay)By just before 11:00 this morning, the 100 highest paid C-E-Os in Canada had reportedly already earned more than the average Canadian will make all year.The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says that's nearly 50-thousand-dollars.Its...
Ontario Man Sues Med School, Saying It Didn't Train Him Well Enough to Succeed
Ontario man sues medical school for $11M--An Ontario man is suing Western University, alleging its medical school didn't give him the education he needed to succeed in his chosen specialty.James Stuart alleges a five-year post-graduate residency program...
--Ontario Update-
(Ont-OPG-Rates)Ontario Power Generation is being ordered to cut 500 million dollars from the compensation budget for its nuclear operations over the next five years.The Ontario Energy Board says O-P-G must cut "excessive" costs associated with pensions...
--Ontario Update-
---(Brantford-Shooting-Fatal)One person is dead following a shooting in Brantford.It happened just steps from the Brantford General Hospital, which went into lockdown mode from about 5:45 p-m until just after 7 p-m.The Brant Community Healthcare System...
Prairie Audio 11:40 AM MT
Prairie Audio 11:40 AM MT--PR02 - (Alta-cold-Cab)BEAUMONT, Alberta. x-13s. An Alberta mother says a taxi driver abandoned her son on a rural road in extreme cold on New Year's Eve. Marci Terpsma says 19-year-old Carson was in Edmonton celebrating with...
Prairie Audio 2:40 PM MT
Prairie Audio 2:40 PM MT--PR06 - (Cold-Weather-Parody)OAK LAKE, Manitoba. x-07s. A part-time Manitoba musician has released a video parody of Toto's 'Africa'. 'I froze my brain up in Canada' has already had 171-thousand views on Rob Thiessen's Facebook...
--Prairie Update-
(Sask-Weapon-Miss)Police in Saskatoon say one of their officers suffered a minor injury after a conductive energy weapon was fired at a man, and missed.Police say they responded to a domestic disturbance call at a home yesterday where they were confronted...
--Prairie Update-
(Alta-Cold-Cab)The head of an Edmonton cab company says a driver has been suspended after a woman alleged her son was left to walk home in extreme cold on New Year's Eve because he didn't have enough money.Phil Strong, president of the Edmonton Taxi...
Prep-LifeWatch
---(Montreal-Plastic-Bag-Ban)Plastic bags are now banned in Montreal -- the first major Canadian city to do so.The ban covers most lightweight plastic bags -- except for thin bags used in grocery stores to carry fruits and vegetables to the cash register...
Prominent UK CEO, Canadian Pilot Victims of Australia Seaplane Crash
UK CEO, Canadian pilot victims of seaplane crash--VANCOUVER - A Canadian pilot was killed in Australia on New Year's Eve in a seaplane crash that also claimed the lives of a prominent British businessman and his family.Tour company Sydney Seaplanes said...
Protests Spark Renewed Debate over Plan to Restore Ties with Iran
Iran protests spark debate over renewing ties--OTTAWA - Several days of deadly protests in Iran are not deterring the Trudeau government from its efforts to restore diplomatic ties with Tehran -- at least for now.A spokesman for Foreign Affairs Minister...
Rebound in Canadian IPOs Sets Stage for Another Good Year in 2018, PwC Says
Canadian IPOs generated $5.1 billion in 2017--MONTREAL - Canadian initial public offerings rebounded last year from their worst performance in nearly two decades in 2016 as $5.1 billion in proceeds were generated with the prospect for a strong 2018,...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(Australia-Seaplane-Crash)Investigators in Australia have offered no clues on what caused a seaplane crash that killed a Canadian pilot and five British passengers.Gareth Morgan was among six people killed when a de Havilland Beaver crashed into a...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(Boyle-Charged)Ottawa police are refusing to provide specifics, but the lawyer for a Canadian man who was held captive with his wife in Afghanistan for years before being freed says his client has been charged with at least a dozen offences.Attorney...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Iran-Protests) (Audio: 44)Extraordinary pictures coming out of Iran on social media are showing burning buildings and cars, broken windows and crowds that are refusing to disperse.At least 21 people (new figure) have been killed in protests that...
Shares in Calgary Office Manufacturer Tumble after Sudden CEO Replacement
DIRTT shares plummet after CEO replaced--CALGARY - Shares in Calgary-based DIRTT Environmental Solutions Ltd. (TSX:DRT) plummeted nearly 18 per cent on Tuesday after it made the surprise announcement its board was replacing its 70-year-old founder as...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(Boyle-Charged)At least a dozen charges, including sexual assault, assault and forcible confinement, have been filed against a man who returned to Canada this fall after being held captive for years in Afghanistan with his wife.Ottawa police are refusing...
--Sixth NewsWatch-
---(Iran-Protests) (Audio: 40)Iran's Supreme Leader says his country's enemies are using money, weapons, politics and intelligence apparatuses to create problems for the Islamic system.Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (hah-meh-neh-EE') did not name any country...
Some Canadian Companies Start New Year with Gains from U.S. Tax Cuts: Analysts
U.S. tax cut seen to help some Canadian firms--MONTREAL - Some Canadian companies that earn a high share of their revenues in the United States stand to save big from a large reduction in the corporate tax rate, say industry experts.New Flyer (TSX:NFI)...
Southern Vancouver Island's First Baby of 2018 Born on Laundry Room Floor
B.C. baby born in dramatic, laundry room delivery--CENTRAL SAANICH, B.C. - The first baby born on southern Vancouver Island in 2018 made a dramatic entrance Monday, delivered on the floor of the family's laundry room with her father's help and coaching...
SportsCall Audio 2:50 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 2:50 AM ET--NAT018 - (SPORTS-FBN-Lions-Caldwell-Fired) DETROIT. x-32s. (Denny Kapp) The Lions have ended Jim Caldwell's tenure as head coach. (SOURCE:The Associated Press) --NAT017 - (SPORTS-FBN-Bears-Fox-Fired) CHICAGO. x-29s. (David...
TD's Online Brokerage Service Faces Outage as Customers Complain on Social Media
TD's WebBroker service faces disruption--TORONTO - Some Toronto-Dominion Bank customers are having problems using its WebBroker internet brokerage service and taking to social media with their complaints.Several Twitter and Facebook users are complaining...
--Tenth NewsWatch-
---(CEO-Pay) (Audio: 59)A policy think tank is out with an annual study that shows the widening gulf between Canada's 100 highest paid C-E-Os and average workers.The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives estimates that by 10:57 a-m today, the average...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, Jan. 3
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Jan. 3--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Wednesday, Jan. 3 as of 3 p.m: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times...
--Third NewsWatch-
---(WEA-Cda-Cold)Maritimers are preparing for more nasty weather, with Environment Canada predicting a "significant winter storm" will hit the region on Thursday.Atlantic Canada was slammed by back-to-back storms over the Christmas break, causing widespread...
--Thirteenth NewsWatch-
---(Iran-Protests) (Audio: 69)The president of Iran is calling on France to stop hosting an exiled opposition group it claims is inciting violence in Iran.President Hassan Rouhani says the Mujahedeen-e-Khalq group known as the M-E-K is encouraging violent...
Three-Year-Old Child Dies in Overnight House Fire in Central Quebec
Child, 3, dies in Quebec house fire--MONTREAL - The three-year-old boy who died after an overnight home fire in Quebec was a "ball of energy" and the light of his mother's life, a relative said Tuesday.Police have not released the child's name but Keven...
Toronto to Review Shelter System in Wake of Cold-Weather Crisis Facing Homeless
Toronto to review shelter system during cold weather--TORONTO - Complaints about the lack of adequate shelter for the homeless in the midst of extreme cold weather have prompted both the City of Toronto and its ombudsman to launch formal investigations.Advocates...
--Twelfth NewsWatch-
---(BC-Storm)About 450 crews are working to restore power for the remaining 14-hundred-50 customers without service in B-C's Fraser Valley.Back-to-back ice storms brought down lines and caused outages Thursday and Friday.Some B-C Hydro substations were...
Vasilevskiy Nets NHL-Leading Sixth Shutout as Lightning Defeat Maple Leafs
Lightning earn 2-0 road win over Maple Leafs--TORONTO - Andrei Vasilevskiy showed the Toronto Maple Leafs why he's one of the NHL's most dominant goaltenders this season.Vasilevskiy stopped 30 shots for his NHL-best sixth shutout of the season as the...
Volunteers Rush to Beach to Help Whale: 'I Had to Ask People to Slow Down'
Volunteers rush to beach to help stranded whale--HALIFAX - Dozens of volunteers -- including surfers, police, fisheries officials and passersby -- raced to a Nova Scotia beach on New Year's Day to help return a stranded pilot whale back to sea."The number...
WHL Roundup: Dmytriw Has Two Goals, Two Assists as Giants Edge Cougars in OT
WHL Roundup: Giants edge Cougars in OT--LANGLEY, B.C. - James Malm scored two minutes into overtime as the Vancouver Giants edged the Prince George Cougars 4-3 on Monday in Western Hockey League action.Jared Dmytriw had two goals and two assists for...
Why You Might Want to Rethink Monogamy in 2018
Why you might want to rethink monogamy in 2018--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...
With Slight Movement of Her Eyes, Long-Disabled Woman Finally Regains Her Voice
With slight movement of eyes, woman finds a voice--WATERVILLE, N.S. - As her grey-blue eyes move ever so slightly, Joellan Huntley's determination to be heard becomes immediately clear.Unable to speak or move her body because of catastrophic brain injuries...
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