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Articles from January 22, 2018

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2017-18 National Hockey League Player's Awards List
2017-18 National Hockey League player's awards list--Players' awards for the 2017-18 season as announced Monday by the National Hockey League:STARS OF THE WEEKJan. 22First Star: Nathan MacKinnon, C, Colorado Avalanche; Second Star: Connor Hellebuyck,...
96 Victim Impact Statements Entered in Sentencing for Killer of Winnipeg Teen
96 victim impact statements in sentencing--WINNIPEG - A sentencing hearing for a Winnipeg man who admitted he murdered a teenager and stuffed his body in a garbage bin will go ahead with all 96 victim impact statements.Justice Glenn Joyal has ruled all...
A Deeper Look into New Research on Factors That Drive 'Northern Populism'
New research probes northern populism--OTTAWA - Across the world, citizens who have felt sideswiped by technological, cultural and economic progress have sought to regain some measure of control by seeking to upend the political status quo in their home...
ADVISORY-B-C Calendar
Here is Monday's B.C. calendar:BURNABY - The National Energy Board hears from landowners in the B.C. Lower Mainland area who have raised concerns with the detailed route of the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project. Through Jan. 31. (Delta Burnaby)VANCOUVER...
Advisory-Prairie-Calendar
Good Morning! The early editor for the Prairie region at The Canadian Press Edmonton is Ken Trimble. Your queries and contributions are welcome. Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba stations call 780-428-6107 and press zero to reach the newsroom. Edmontons...
Alberta Mom Says Daughter Facing Surgeries after Failed Intravenous Therapy
Mom fears worst after daughter's IV troubles--EDMONTON - Alberta Health Services has issued an apology to the mother of a three-year-old girl after the woman says her child's hand was damaged by intravenous therapy following open-heart surgery.Emmy Gunther,...
Alberta's Status of Women Minister Joins Twitter Debate over Women's Marches
Women's march tweet sparks debate in Alberta--EDMONTON - A minister in Alberta's NDP government has chastised a tweet by the Opposition's communications chair that slammed women's marches held over the weekend.Status of Women Minister Stephanie McLean...
A Look at Possible Canadian Nominees for This Year's Oscars
A look at possible Canadian Oscar nominees--TORONTO - From a Toronto visual effects team that helped create a merman, to a veteran Toronto actor who saved a historical drama, and a Quebec director's visually stunning sci-fi sequel -- Canada has some...
Any Steak Specials? RCMP Dashcam Catches Cougar in Front of Banff Grocery Store
RCMP dashcam catches cougar in Banff townsite--BANFF, Alta. - An RCMP officer on a routine traffic stop in Banff, Alta., caught more than he expected on his car's dash camera.The video, which shows the constable talking to a motorist, captured a cougar...
--Atlantic Update-
---(NS-Fatal-Fire)Funeral services are being held for the four young victims of a tragic fire in southern Nova Scotia this week.The children of the blended family were killed when a fire swept through their home in Pubnico on January 7th, while two adults...
--Atlantic Update-
---(Mr-Big-Charge-Dismissed)A court case against a Nova Scotia man accused of killing his mother has fallen apart for the second time.A first-degree murder charge against John Buckley was dismissed today in Nova Scotia Supreme Court after the Crown decided...
BC Audio 4:55 PM ET
BC Audio 4:55 PM ET--BC04 -(Liberal-Leadership-BC)VICTORIA. x-09s. The race to succeed former Liberal leader Christy Clark is in the stretch run and is coming down to a contest between old guard candidates and political newcomers like former Surrey mayor...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Liberal-Leadership)The final debate for the six candidates hoping to lead British Columbia's Liberal party is set for tomorrow night in Vancouver.One political expert says the race to replace Christy Clark as leader has split into two camps...
Bernier Gets Better of Old Club, Avalanche Beat Leafs to Extend Win Streak to 10
Avalanche beat Leafs for 10th win in a row--TORONTO - Colorado goaltender Jonathan Bernier heard the Bronx cheers from the Air Canada Centre crowd on Monday night.He remembers listening to Toronto's fans giving him the same banter when he was a member...
Boeing Skips Key Government Information Session for Fighter-Jet Companies
Boeing skips key info session for jet makers--OTTAWA - Boeing says it has not decided whether to submit its Super Hornet fighter jet as a potential replacement for Canada's aging CF-18s, and is instead waiting to see how the federal government will run...
Brother of Boy Killed by Stray Bullet in Vancouver Says the Death Left a Void
Family left with void after stray bullet kills boy--VANCOUVER - The brother of a 15-year-old boy who was killed by gunfire when his family's vehicle passed a brazen shooting in Vancouver says they are still in shock and the death will leave a void in...
Canada Rejects Angry American NAFTA Criticism, Says It Has Tabled Extensive Text
Canada rejects angry American NAFTA criticism--OTTAWA - Canada is shooting back at American criticism that it is being inflexible and unconstructive at the North American Free Trade renegotiation that has resumed this week in Montreal.Canadian officials...
Celebrity Birthdays for Jan. 22
Celebrity birthdays for Jan. 22--Celebrity Birthdays for Jan. 22:Actress Piper Laurie is 86.Celebrity chef Graham Kerr (TV: "The Galloping Gourmet") is 84. Actor Seymour Cassel is 83.Author Joseph Wambaugh is 81.Hockey Hall of Fame defenceman Serge Savard...
Coaches, Players, Volunteers Increasingly Targeted in Sports Lawsuits: Expert
Hike in coaches, players named in lawsuits: expert--VANCOUVER - Sports insurance lawsuits have moved beyond targeting teams and leagues and are increasingly zeroing in on coaches, players and even volunteers, an industry expert says.Melissa LaRocca of...
Comedy in the Classroom? How Improv Can Promote Literacy
Comedy in the classroom? How improv can promote literacy--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...
Coroner Tells Trial of Three Men in Regina That Body Parts Were Wrapped in Bags
Regina trial hears details of dismemberment--REGINA - A coroner has told the opening of a murder trial for three men in Regina that the victim's body parts had been separated.Maureen Stinnen told jurors that she collected 34-year-old Reno Lee's remains...
Corporate Canada Urged to Up Its Game in Promoting NAFTA with Americans
Canadian firms urged to do more for NAFTA--OTTAWA - For all of Canada's efforts to promote the North American Free Trade Agreement on U.S. soil, there are concerns one important voice from the north has been a little quieter than the rest: Canadian business.The...
Editorial Exchange: Family Doctor Scarcity Clogs ERs
Editorial Exchange: Family doctor scarcity clogs ERs--An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle Herald, published Jan. 19:When people who don't have a family physician need to see a doctor, their choices are pretty much limited to walk-in clinics and emergency...
Editorial Exchange: Foolish Laundry Pod Fad Can Kill You
Editorial Exchange: Foolish laundry pod fad can kill you--An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle Herald, published Jan. 22:It's absurd that people have to be told not to eat laundry pods. Yes, we get that the original absurdity of the internet meme...
Editorial Exchange: Governments Should Tackle Growing Problem of Loneliness
Editorial Exchange: Governments should tackle growing problem of loneliness--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Jan. 21:At first blush the news that British Prime Minister Theresa May has named a "minister for loneliness" might appear rather...
Editorial Exchange: How Ottawa's New Ethics Commissioner Can Help Rebuild Trust
Editorial Exchange: How Ottawa's new ethics commissioner can help rebuild trust--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Jan. 22:During his first fortnight on the job, Mario Dion, the new federal ethics commissioner, has demonstrated a heartening...
Editorial Exchange: Take the Politics out of Summer Job Funding
Editorial Exchange: Take the politics out of summer job funding--An editorial from the Hamilton Spectator, published Jan. 20:In the endless national debate about abortion, governments walk a very fine line. They must ensure the rights of women to reproductive...
Editorial Exchange: The Verdict on Donald Trump: As Bad as Predicted
Editorial Exchange: The verdict on Donald Trump: As bad as predicted--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Jan. 19:Einstein put forward the revolutionary notion that time can speed up or slow down. Certainly, a full year of President Donald...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-Davos)The prime minister is in Switzerland where he will attempt to persuade the world's richest nations at the World Economic Forum in Davos to invest in Canada.Justin Trudeau will speak to delegates at the gathering Tuesday and will stress...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(IMF-Outlook-Canada)The International Monetary Fund is raising its estimate for global and Canadian economic growth this year.The think tank projects the global economy will grow 3.9 per cent this year, up two-tenths of a percentage point from its...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(US-Budget Battle) (Audio: 85)Democrats have lifted their blockade against budget legislation, clearing the way for the U-S government shutdown to end soon.The shutdown began early Saturday after Democrats derailed a Republican measure that would...
Emerging YouTubers Feel the Sting of Sudden Changes to Money-Making Channels
YouTubers 'demoralized' by monetization changes--TORONTO - Ray Reynolds has attracted over 200,000 views to his travel adventures on YouTube, but last week he learned his Canadian video channel just wasn't popular enough.In a brief email sent by Google,...
Explosion Knocks out Drying Complex at Teck Coal Mine, Raising Safety Concerns
Union worried after explosion at Teck mine--VANCOUVER - The union at a Teck Resources Ltd. coal mine near Sparwood, B.C., says it's concerned about worker safety following an explosion that knocked out the mine's coal drying complex last week.Alex Hanson,...
Ex-Train Engineer Tom Harding Apologizes for His Role in Lac-Megantic Derailment
Tom Harding apologizes for role in Lac-Megantic--MONTREAL - The former train engineer recently acquitted of criminal negligence in the Lac-Megantic railway disaster apologized Monday in a rare public statement since the 2013 tragedy that claimed the...
Fewer Than Half of Canadians Hold Optimistic, Open View of the World: Poll
30 per cent insecure about future: poll--OTTAWA - Canada's reputation as a nation with an open and optimistic world view that flies in the face of rising pessimism and nationalism elsewhere is being challenged by new research suggesting many Canadians...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Montreal-NAFTA) (Audio: 113)U-S officials are not emphasizing the idea of a pullout, but they are still talking tough as NAFTA renegotiations resume.The next round gets underway this week in Montreal.Today, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-Davos-Forum)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will fly to Davos, Switzerland today for the annual World Economic Forum, where this year's theme will be "Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World."Participants will be able to experience "a...
--First NewsWatch-
---(US-Budget-Battle)The U-S Senate inched closer but ultimately fell short of an agreement to reopen federal government agencies to start the work week.The U-S government shutdown over a budget stalemate is now into its third day.The White House says...
Five-Year Prison Term Upheld for 'Vigilante' Cop over Gun-Planting Plan
Prison upheld for cop over gun-planting plan--TORONTO - A rogue Hamilton police officer who plotted to have a gun planted at a suspect's home had his perjury and obstruction of justice convictions upheld Monday along with his five-year prison sentence.In...
Four Days of Events Planned to Commemorate First Anniversary of Mosque Shooting
Quebec mosque shooting to be commemorated--QUEBEC - The one-year anniversary of the Quebec City mosque shooting will be commemorated over a period of four days beginning Friday.It was on Jan. 29, 2017 that a shooter entered the Islamic cultural centre...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Budget-Battle) (Audio: 98)Democrats in the U-S Senate have dropped their objections to a temporary funding bill that shut down the federal government.That's after Republicans promised to soon take up immigration issues.The agreement is clearing...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(Trudeau-Davos-Forum)The World Economic Forum gets under way this week in Switzerland, and Justin Trudeau will be there.The prime minister will leave Ottawa today to attend the gathering of world decision-makers and business elites in Davos.His office...
Grocers Adding Online Heft as Amazon Raises Home Delivery Stakes
Race is on to grab grocery delivery market share--More Canadians may soon be able to order their groceries online for delivery as the country's grocery wars heat up following Amazon's entry to the competitive space.The impetus for grocers to up their...
Guilty Plea: Court Told Man Left Mother on Floor for Days before She Died
Man pleads guilty to letting mother die--WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg man has admitted to leaving his 89-year-old mother, covered in her own feces and urine, lying on the floor of the home they shared for several days until she died.Ron Siwicki, 65, pleaded...
Health-Lifestyles News as of 3 P.M. Monday, Jan. 22
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...
Hellebuyck with 29 Saves, Laine Scores Only Goal as Jets Blank Canucks 1-0
Hellebuyck with shutout as Jets beat Canucks--WINNIPEG - Connor Hellebuyck believes he's calm in the crease.The Winnipeg Jets goaltender had to be that as he held off the Vancouver Canucks to ensure Patrik Laine's first-period goal was the only one needed...
'I Did Not Kill My Family:' Men Who Murdered Alberta Family Speak at Sentencing
'I did not kill my family:' Triple murderer--RED DEER, Alta. - An Alberta man convicted along with a friend of killing his mother, father and sister denied he was a killer Monday, but expressed remorse for the "little involvement" he had in their deaths.Jason...
IMF Raises Outlook for Canadian Economy, Upgrades Global Economic Projections
IMF raises outlook for Canadian economy--WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund raised its estimate for economic growth in Canada this year as it said U.S. tax cuts are expected to help boost global economic growth.The international lending agency...
In the News Today, Jan. 22
In the news today, Jan. 22--Four stories in the news for Monday, Jan. 22------WOMEN'S MARCH TWEET SPARKS DEBATE IN ALBERTAA minister in Alberta's NDP government has chastised a tweet by the Opposition's communications chair that slammed this weekend's...
Is Your 10:30 Medical Appointment Really for 11:15?
Is your 10:30 medical appointment really for 11:15?--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...
Lake O'Hara Offers a Winter Wonderland for Skiers and Snowshoers in the Rockies
Lake O'Hara offers a winter wonderland for skiers--Anyone who's tried to book a trip to British Columbia's Lake O'Hara in the summer knows how difficult it is to get a spot. But there's a much quieter -- and even more magical -- option in late fall and...
Lawyers Slam 'De-Facto Expulsion' of University Student Guilty of Sex Charge
Defence lawyers slam 'de-facto expulsion'--CALGARY - The Criminal Trial Lawyers' Association is criticizing what it calls the de-facto expulsion of a University of Calgary student convicted of a sexual offence."It flies in the face of the University...
Man, 2 Women Found in Car: Faulty Exhaust May Be Behind Northern Alberta Deaths
Faulty exhaust may be behind three deaths--CONKLIN, Alta. - Police say a problem with the exhaust system may have caused the deaths of three people found in a car in northern Alberta earlier this month.A security guard found two women and a man in the...
Man Convicted of Criminal Harassment in Creep Catcher Case Gets Probation, Fine
Creep Catcher gets probation and fine--RED DEER, Alta. - An Alberta man convicted of criminal harassment for his involvement in a Creep Catchers sting has been fined $1,500 and must spend a year on probation.Carl Young, 38, also known as Karl Murphy,...
Meet the Toronto Producer Behind 'The Shape of Water'
Meet the Toronto producer behind 'The Shape of Water'--TORONTO - As Guillermo del Toro's merman romance "The Shape of Water" swims with the frontrunners this awards season, a Toronto producer who worked on the film is getting a big moment in the spotlight.J....
Moguls King Kingsbury Ready to Lead Canadian Squad at Pyeongchang Olympics
Kingsbury confident heading into Winter Games--MONTREAL - Canada's freestyle skiing moguls team set the bar high at the last Winter Olympics but Mikael Kingsbury and the rest of the squad are ready for the challenge.Kingsbury finished second to two-time...
Montreal Impact Club Introduces New Midfielders Saphir Taider, Jeisson Vargas
Impact introduce newcomers Taider, Vargas--MONTREAL - The Montreal Impact bolstered its roster as training camp opened Monday with two new midfielders _ designated player Saphir Taider and 20-year-old Chilean Jeisson Vargas.Taider, 25, is French but...
Montreal's Felix & Paul Studios Hailed as 'VR Royalty' at Sundance
Montreal team at Sundance hailed as 'VR royalty'--PARK CITY, Utah - Felix Lajeunesse, co-founder and co-director of Montreal's Emmy-winning Felix & Paul Studios, says there's a "creative big bang" going on in virtual reality, evidenced by the Sundance...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (16,347.98, down 5.48 points)Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Up $1.02, or 7.57 per cent, to $14.50...
Murder Charge against Nova Scotia Man Dismissed in Case Involving Mr. Big Sting
Murder charge dismissed in Mr. Big case--BRIDGEWATER, N.S. - The Crown's case against a young Nova Scotia man accused of killing his mother in 2012 collapsed in court Monday after a judge decided evidence obtained by the RCMP through a so-called Mr....
National Audio 10:05 AM ET
National Audio 10:05 AM ET--NAT062 - (Tillerson-Europe) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LONDON. x-33s. (Tom Rivers) There's been no meeting of the minds over Iran as U-S Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets with his British counterpart in London. (WA) (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT063...
National Audio 10:45 AM ET
National Audio 10:45 AM ET--NAT066 - (Europe-Palestinians) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-23s. (Tom Rivers) France wants the European Union to start work on an agreement on "closer ties with the Palestinian territories." (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT067 - (Europe-Palestinians)...
National Audio 12:55 PM ET
National Audio 12:55 PM ET--NAT080 - (Pope-Sex-Abuse) UNDATED. x-37s. (Charles de Ledesma) Pope Francis has apologized for insisting that victims of sexual abuse by priests in Chile show proof to back up their accusations. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT081...
National Audio 1:55 PM ET
National Audio 1:55 PM ET--NAT091 - (CRIME-Sentence-Delayed) EDMONTON. x-09s. The Criminal Trial Lawyers' Association is taking issue with how the University of Calgary handled the case of a student who pleaded guilty to sexual interference. Connor Neurauter...
National Audio 2:05 PM ET
National Audio 2:05 PM ET--NAT094 - (US-Budget-Battle) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-15s. Democrats have lifted their blockade against budget legislation, clearing the way for the U-S government shutdown to end soon. The shutdown began early Saturday...
National Audio 2:35 AM ET
National Audio 2:35 AM ET--NAT001 - (NL-Titanic-Expedition) ST. JOHN'S, N.L. x-17s. If you have an adventurous spirit and 130-thousand dollars, you can apply to join the next deep-sea dive to the wreck of the Titanic. There are a few spots left for the...
National Audio 3:05 PM ET
National Audio 3:05 PM ET--NAT097 - (US-Budget-Battle) WASHINGTON. x-18s. Democrats have lifted their blockade against budget legislation, clearing the way for the U-S government shutdown to end. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says Democrats agreed...
National Audio 3:45 AM ET
National Audio 3:45 AM ET--NAT012 - (US-SAG-Awards) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LOS ANGELES. x-17s. "Veep" is the winner of the Screen Actors Guild Award for best television comedy. The H-B-O series stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus as a politician who schemes and...
National Audio 4:05 PM ET
National Audio 4:05 PM ET--NAT108 - (World Economy-IMF) DAVOS, Switzerland. x-19s. The International Monetary Fund is upgrading the outlook for the world economy. Managing Director Christine Lagarde says the I-M-F forecasts global growth of 3.9 per cent...
National Audio 5:05 PM ET
National Audio 5:05 PM ET--NAT115 - (US-Drilling-Rig-Explosion-Oklahoma) QUINTON, Okla. x-22s. Crews are allowing a fire to burn out following an explosion at a drilling rig in Oklahoma to avoid spreading contaminants. Local Emergency Management Director...
National Audio 6:55 AM ET
National Audio 6:55 AM ET--NAT046 - (US-California-Mudslides) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-34s. (Alex Stone) Road crews in Southern California have finally cleared all the mud, boulders, and debris from Highway 101 after this month's deadly mudslides....
National Audio 6:55 PM ET
National Audio 6:55 PM ET--NAT131 - (Vancouver-Shooting) VANCOUVER. x-32s. (Terri Theodore) The brother of a teenager killed by a stray bullet in the middle of a gang shooting says his family has been left raw. (WAS) (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)--NAT132...
National Audio 8:05 PM ET
National Audio 8:05 PM ET--NAT137 - (Sask-Job-Sites-Plates) REGINA. x-12s. Saskatchewan's trade minister says his province has won after agreeing to lift its ban on Alberta licensed plates on Saskatchewan work sites. Steven Bonk says his province was...
National Audio 8:35 PM ET
National Audio 8:35 PM ET--NAT140 - (US-Drilling-Rig-Explosion-Oklahoma) (WATCH FOR DATING) QUINTON, Okla. x-07s. Five people are missing after a fiery explosion ripped through a drilling rig in Oklahoma. The blast sent plumes of black smoke into the...
National Audio 9:35 AM ET
National Audio 9:35 AM ET--NAT059 - (Pence-Mideast) JERUSALEM. x-14s. Arab politicians were escorted out of the Israeli parliament for heckling U-S Vice-President Mike Pence at the start of his speech. The leader of the Joint Arab List fired off a tweet...
Negotiator in Indigenous Cases to Be Saskatchewan's New Lieutenant-Governor
Lieutenant-governor named for Saskatchewan--REGINA - A lawyer who was Ottawa's chief negotiator in talks that led to the creation of Nunavut has been named Saskatchewan's new lieutenant-governor.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that Tom Molloy...
New 508-Million-Year-Old Bristle Worm Found at Burgess Shale Fossil Site in B.C
New 508-million-year-old worm found at Burgess Shale--TORONTO - A new fossil species of bristle worm has been found at the 508-million-year-old Marble Canyon site in B.C.'s Kootenay National Park.The worm, found by researchers from the Royal Ontario...
New-Look Vancouver Whitecaps Ready to Hit the Ground Running in 2018
Whitecaps hoping to take another step in 2018--VANCOUVER - Jake Nerwinski was chatting with his parents when they asked him which teammates he was close to ahead of his second season with the Vancouver Whitecaps."Everybody's gone now," he jokingly told...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Budget-Battle)The White House says President Donald Trump has signed a bill reopening the U-S government.It ends a 69-hour display of partisan dysfunction after Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations.As the shutdown...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Davos Forum) (Audio: P01)Some of the world's elite heading to Davos, Switzerland for this week's World Economic Forum are wishing Donald Trump would give it a miss.This year's theme is "Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World,'' an ambition...
Old Guard, New Guard Square off in Liberal Leadership Contest in Stretch Run
B.C. Liberal leadership race in final stretch--VICTORIA - The contest to replace Christy Clark as leader of British Columbia's Liberal party is in its stretch run with the race coming down to a choice between the old guard and party newcomers.Three veteran...
One Dead, One Still Missing as Family Swept Away in Vancouver Island Creek
One still missing after ATV accident in B.C.--CAMPBELL RIVER, Canada - Searchers on Vancouver Island are hopeful but admit they are bracing for the worst after three people on a family outing on an all-terrain vehicle were swept away while crossing a...
Ontario Landlords Call for Right to Immediately Ban Pot in Rentals despite Tenant Laws
Ontario landlords call for right to immediately ban pot in units--TORONTO - Ontario landlords want the right to immediately ban the use of pot in rental properties when recreational weed is legalized this summer, arguing they should be allowed to change...
Ontario Launches Pre-Budget Consultations, Sousa Suggests Budget Could Come Early
Ontario launches pre-budget consultations--TORONTO - Ontario's finance minister has launched a series of public consultations to develop this year's provincial budget, which he suggests will be delivered earlier than usual because of the upcoming election.Charles...
Ontario Minimum Wage Hike Trickles Up to Higher Earners, over to Other Provinces
Wage hike ripples through Ontario economy--Nick Cluley and his wife, who have always paid their Coffee Public employees more than minimum wage, have boosted everyone's pay by $1.25 an hour since Jan. 1 -- not just those earning below $14, as a new Ontario...
--Ontario Update-
---(Toronto-Missing-Men)The owner of an auto parts shop says Toronto police have been investigating accused murderer Bruce McArthur since last fall.McArthur was charged with first-degree murder last week in the deaths of two missing men from Toronto's...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Budget-Consultations)Finance Minister Charles Sousa is suggesting that this year's provincial budget will be delivered earlier than usual, due to the upcoming Ontario election.Sousa is not giving an exact date for the budget but says June 7th...
--Ontario Update --
---(Freezing-Rain-Warning)It could be a messy start to the work week in southern Ontario and Quebec.Environment Canada has issued freezing rain warnings for much of the region as a system known as a "Colorado low" moves across the lower Great Lakes.It...
Over 600 at N.S. Funeral for Boy Who Was among Four Children Who Died in Fire
Over 600 at funeral for boy after tragic fire--YARMOUTH, N.S. - A seven-year-old boy was remembered Monday as "an old, wise soul" who gazed in wonder at the stars and imagined clouds were heaven's islands, as family members said goodbye at the funeral...
Parliament Audio 12:35 PM ET
Parliament Audio 12:35 PM ET--P04 - (Montreal-NAFTA) MONTREAL. x-15s. Canada is on the defensive as it hosts the latest round of talks toward renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement. Several sources say the Trump administration is frustrated...
Photo Advisory
Photo advisory--The Canadian Press photo advisory additions for Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists.ADDS:AP PHOTO COVERAGE UPDATES TRANSMISSION...
Plate Fight Is Over: Saskatchewan Ends Ban on Alberta Plates at Its Job Sites
Saskatchewan ends ban on Alberta licence plates--EDMONTON - Saskatchewan -- facing a free trade probe and potential multimillion-dollar fines for banning Alberta licence plates -- reversed course Monday, labelling its about-face a triumph.Saskatchewan...
Police Search for Man Accused of Assaulting, Abducting Woman in N.S
Woman assaulted, abducted in N.S.: police--NEW GLASGOW, N.S. - Police appealed for the public's help Monday in finding a man accused of assaulting and kidnapping a woman in a New Glasgow, N.S., parking lot.The woman was in her Dodge Durango outside a...
Prairie Audio 11:40 AM MT
Prairie Audio 11:40 AM MT--PR04 - (CRIME-Sentence-Delayed)EDMONTON. x-09s. The Criminal Trial Lawyers' Association is taking issue with how the University of Calgary handled the case of a student who pleaded guilty to sexual interference. Connor Neurauter...
Prairie Audio 5:40 PM MT
Prairie Audio 5:40 PM MT--PR12 (Sask-Job-Sites-Plates)REGINA. x-16s. Saskatchewan has revoked a ban on Alberta license plates at its work sites, hours before the dispute was scheduled to enter a tribunal process that could have seen Saskatchewan pay...
--Prairie Update-
(Cda-Women-March-Alta)Alberta's status of women minister has joined a Twitter debate over women's marches.Stephanie McLean was responding to a Twitter post on Saturday from Sonia Kont of the United Conservative Party.Kont stated that "ideological marches...
--Prairie Update-
(CRIME-Family-Burns) (Alta Note)An Alberta man has denied he is a killer but told a packed courtroom he is sorry for what he calls the "little involvement" he had in the deaths of his mother, father and sister.Forty-two-year-old Jason Klaus was found...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
---(Farmers-Abandoned-Wells)A group with the support of thousands of farmers will appear before the Supreme Court of Canada to oppose a legal ruling that allows energy companies to walk away from unprofitable wells.The court says it will hear from the...
Prep-Entertainment Report
---DONALD TRUMP - STORMY DANIELSNEW YORK (AP) _ Most of us are just hearing about the story about Donald Trump's alleged affair with a porn star. But that wasn't news to many of the people with In Touch Magazine. Insiders at the tabloid magazine say...
Prep-Music-Report
---DOLORES O'RIORDAN FUNERALLIMERICK, Ireland (AP) _ Fans of Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan were able to say goodbye during a public viewing at a church in Limerick, Ireland, yesterday. A private viewing for family and friends will be held today....
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