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Articles from January 29, 2018

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60s Scoop Survivor to Sue Governments, Says Metis Should Receive Compensation
Metis 60s Scoop survivor says he'll sue--SASKATOON - The former head of a Metis group has announced his intention to sue the federal and Saskatchewan governments over the 60s Scoop.Robert Doucette, a 60s Scoop survivor and former president of the Metis...
Advisory-Prairie-Calendar
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Alberta Opioid Awareness Campaign Reflects Input from Affected Families
Alberta introduces opioid awareness campaign--CALGARY - Alberta Health Services has introduced a new provincewide opioid awareness campaign.It includes advertising on light-rail transit trains in Edmonton and Calgary, billboards, radio spots and posters...
Alex Harvey Headlines Canadian Cross-Country Ski Team for Winter Olympics
Harvey headlines cross-country team roster--CANMORE, Alta. - Two-time Olympian Alex Harvey headlines the 11-athlete list of Canadian cross-country skiers who will compete at next month's Pyeongchang Games.Harvey, from St-Ferreol-les-Neiges, Que., won...
American Skies Open to C Series after Bombardier Win against Boeing
US skies open to C Series after Bombardier win--MONTREAL - The skies over the world's largest aerospace market have opened to Bombardier's C Series aircraft after it won a resounding victory Friday against Boeing Co.U.S. International Trade Commissioners...
--Atlantic Update-
---(Desmond-Inquiry-Challenges)An expert on judicial probes says the Nova Scotia government's inquiry into the shooting deaths of an Afghan war veteran and his family could be bogged down by federal stonewalling.Lionel Desmond -- diagnosed with P-T-S-D...
--Atlantic Update-
---(CFL-Team-Name-Debate)A group backing a bid to bring a C-F-L team to Halifax has ignited a storm of controversy by proposing it be called the Halifax Explosions.The name references the Halifax harbour explosion that killed about two-thousand people...
Auditor General to Issue New Fighter Jet Report in the Fall
Auditor general to issue new fighter report--OTTAWA - Six years after his explosive report on the F-35 derailed the Harper government's plan to buy the controversial stealth aircraft, federal auditor general Michael Ferguson is diving back into the fighter-jet...
B.C.'S Auto Insurer in 'Financial Dumpster Fire,' Major Reforms Needed: Minister
B.C.'s auto insurer in 'financial dumpster fire'--VANCOUVER - Major reforms are on the way to extinguish a "financial dumpster fire" at British Columbia's public auto insurer, which projects a $1.3-billion net loss this fiscal year, the province's attorney...
--B-C Update
---(BC-ICBC-Crisis)Attorney General David Eby says a revelation by the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia that it's on track for a 1.3-billion-dollar loss by April amounts to an "unnecessary crisis" that he calls a "financial dumpster fire."Eby...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Lumber-WTO)Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is suggesting that a major international trade case against the U-S could be dropped if the Americans sit down to negotiate a softwood lumber deal.Canada has filed a wide-ranging complaint...
Bombardier Win Could Speed Up C Series Sales and Rival Merger Talks: Analysts
Bombardier trade win removes uncertainty--MONTREAL - Bombardier's unexpected win at the U.S. International Trade Commission could accelerate the merger talks between Boeing and Embraer in order to offer an alternative to the C Series, some industry analysts...
Canada to U.S.: Give Us a Softwood Deal and We May Drop WTO Case
Canada hints at WTO, lumber trade off--MONTREAL - The Canadian government has suggested it might drop its major international trade case against the U.S., if it gets a softwood lumber deal.Canada has filed a wide-ranging complaint to the World Trade...
Canucks Help Fight Stigma of Addiction in New Public Awareness Campaign
Canucks help fight stigma of addiction--VANCOUVER - NHL players have supported teammates through substance use, and now it's time for the Vancouver Canucks to acknowledge fans battling their own addiction issues, retired goalie Kirk McLean says.McLean...
Celebrity Birthdays for Jan. 29
Celebrity birthdays for Jan. 29--Celebrity Birthdays for Jan. 29:Writer-composer-lyricist Leslie Bricusse is 87.Feminist author Germaine Greer is 79.Actress Katharine Ross is 78.Feminist author Robin Morgan is 77.Actor Tom Selleck is 73.Singer Bettye...
Commons-Resumes
OTTAWA - How to deal with the sexual misconduct of politicians is high atop the agenda as members of Parliament get back to work today in Ottawa.As MPs prepare to debate legislation designed to strengthen sexual harassment protections for federal employees,...
'Disgusting,' 'Disturbing': Tories Denounce Own Inaction on Sexual Misconduct
No place in politics for assault: Scheer--OTTAWA - Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer promised a more modern approach Monday to how the federal party deals with sexual misconduct, but left unanswered lingering questions about how a former MP was allowed...
Do Women Need to 'Step Up'? Grammy Leader's Comment Sparks Debate on Gender
Lack of female Grammy winners sparks debate--TORONTO - Canadian singer Alessia Cara was the only woman to win one of the major categories at this year's Grammy Awards, and less than a quarter of the 84 trophies handed out Sunday went to either a woman...
Editorial Exchange: Hedging Our Trade Risks
Editorial Exchange: Hedging our trade risks--An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle Herald, published Jan. 27:The British Victorian-era prime minister Lord Salisbury once quipped "it is in our interests that as little should happen as possible."Even...
Editorial Exchange: Jobs Grant Funding Litmus Test an Overreach
Editorial Exchange: Jobs grant funding litmus test an overreach--An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle Herald, published Jan. 29:The Trudeau Liberals have turned a relatively limited problem into a national controversy.Employment Minister Patty Hajdu...
Editorial Exchange: #MeToo Can Withstand a Few Bumps
Editorial Exchange: #MeToo can withstand a few bumps--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published Jan. 29:The #MeToo movement entered Canadian politics last week, taking down two provincial Progressive Conservative party leaders and a federal...
Editorial Exchange: Ottawa Should Go Ahead with Use-It-or-Lose-It Paternity Leave
Editorial Exchange: Ottawa should go ahead with use-it-or-lose-it paternity leave--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Jan. 28:Back in 2015, federal Liberal policy advisers had a very good idea:If the party was elected it would create a dedicated...
Editorial Exchange: Postal Reforms Make No Sense
Editorial Exchange: Postal reforms make no sense--An editorial from the Hamilton Spectator, published Jan. 28:The federal government's decision to end the phase-out of home mail delivery represents a triumph of bad politics over good judgment.In order...
Editorial Exchange: When in Doubt, Opt for the Bird in Hand
Editorial Exchange: When in doubt, opt for the bird in hand--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published Jan. 25:Our prime minister, it seems, is a proponent of the old "bird-in-the-hand" theory when it comes to international-trade strategy.The...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Toronto-Missing-Men) (Audio: 099)A chilling revelation from police in the nation's largest city.A suspected serial killer is now charged with three more counts of first-degree murder related to men missing from the Toronto's gay village.Sixty-six-year-old...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Ontario-PC-Allegations)The former president of Ontario's Progressive Conservative party plans to respond to sexual misconduct allegations outlined in Maclean's Magazine.Rick Dykstra resigned late last night in a Twitter post, just hours before Maclean's...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Toronto-Missing-Men) (Audio: 100)Toronto police say they have found dismembered skeletal remains at the bottom of large planter boxes at a home linked to alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur.Police announced three more first-degree murder charges...
Family of Cree Man Shot on Saskatchewan Farm Upset with Jury Selection
Murder trial begins for farmer in fatal shooting--BATTLEFORD, Sask. - Family members of a Cree man shot and killed on a Saskatchewan farm say they are upset no visibly Indigenous people were chosen as jurors to oversee the murder trial.A jury pool of...
Federal Inmates Lose Court Challenge of Pay Cuts Introduced by Conservatives
Inmates lose court challenge of pay cuts--OTTAWA - Federal prisoners have lost a court bid to overturn pay cuts ushered in by the former Conservative government.Several inmates complained that their wages -- a maximum of $6.90 a day -- were slashed by...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Toronto-Missing-Men) (Audio: 100)Toronto police allege a man now charged with five counts of first-degree murder is a serial killer.Bruce McArthur was previously charged in the presumed deaths of Selim Esen and Andrew Kinsman who disappeared from...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(Commons-Resumes)The federal Conservatives say the resumption of Parliament today will give leader Andrew Scheer another chance to pounce on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over his 2016 vacation with the Aga Khan.Members of Parliament will return from...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Commons-Resumes)(Audio:01)Parliamentarians get back to work on the Hill today as the House of Commons resumes sitting after a six-week break.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used a speech to his Liberal caucus Sunday to rally the troops ahead of a debate...
Flames Assign Veteran Jagr to Czech Squad HC Kladno after He Clears Waivers
Flames assign Jaromir Jagr to Czech squad--CALGARY - The curtain appears to have dropped on one of the finest careers in National Hockey League history.On Monday, the Calgary Flames cut ties with Jaromir Jagr, assigning the veteran forward to HC Kladno...
Former Young Canadians Worker on Trial for Sex Abuse of Students to Plead Guilty
Former Young Canadians worker to plead guilty--CALGARY - Court has heard that a former longtime employee of a Calgary young people's performance group who is on trial for sex offences will plead guilty.His lawyer told court Philip Heerema will enter...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Toronto-Missing-Men) (Audio: 99)An alleged Toronto serial killer is now facing five counts of first-degree murder, accused of dismembering some of his male victims and burying their remains at the bottom of large planter boxes.Sixty-six-year-old...
Fred VanVleet with Career-High 25 Points off Bench, Raptors Beat Lakers
Fred VanVleet, Raptors down Lakers 123-111--TORONTO - Fred VanVleet still had a loss from two days prior dwelling on his mind when he took the floor Sunday against the Los Angeles Lakers.A motivated VanVleet set out to make up for Toronto's loss to the...
From Weed to Wages: Ontario Marijuana Producers Hit by Minimum Pay Rate Hike
Pot producers hit by minimum wage hike--TORONTO - Coffee chains and restaurants aren't the only businesses under pressure from Ontario's minimum wage hike -- marijuana companies say the higher provincial pay rate is driving up the cost to produce and...
Green Party Leader Elizabeth May Asks Lawyer to Investigate Bullying Claims
May taps lawyer to probe bullying claims--OTTAWA - Green Party Leader Elizabeth May says she asked for an independent investigation into allegations she harassed and verbally abused former staff in a bid to prove that she's done nothing wrong.The Green...
Health-Lifestyles News as of 4 P.M. Monday, Jan. 29
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...
'Honour and a Privilege:' University of Calgary President to Resign
University of Calgary president to resign--CALGARY - The president of the University of Calgary has announced she will resign.Elizabeth Cannon has said she will step down at the end of 2018."It has been an honour and a privilege," Cannon said in a video...
In the News Today, Jan. 29
In the news today, Jan. 29--Nine stories in the news for Monday, Jan. 29------NAFTA UPDATE TODAYToday could offer some vital clues on the state of the NAFTA negotiations. The political ministers leading the talks for Canada, Mexico and the U.S. are in...
'It Should Be White and Red' for Canada: Hannigan Marks Grammy Win with Vino
Canadian artists celebrate Grammy wins--Nova Scotia soprano Barbara Hannigan toasted her first Grammy Award with a glass of wine in Hamburg, Germany.While it's an ocean away from music's biggest night in New York, Hannigan said that didn't stop her from...
Killed and Dumped in River: Tina Fontaine's Voice Heard in Winnipeg Courtroom
Girl killed because of underage sex: Crown--WINNIPEG - The voice of a slain 15-year-old girl echoed through a courtroom Monday more than three years after her death renewed calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women."Hey,...
Less Money, More Problems - Trying to Get Fisheries Right
Less money, more problems - trying to get fisheries right--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...
Let's Talk about Culturally Sensitive Treatments for Depression
Let's Talk about culturally sensitive treatments for depression--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...
Licensed Marijuana Producer Aphria Inc. Signs Deal to Buy Nuuvera Inc
Pot producer Aphria signs deal to buy Nuuvera--TORONTO - Licensed marijuana producer Aphria Inc. has struck an $826-million deal to buy Nuuvera Inc. to fuel its international expansion efforts, marking the latest move by a Canadian cannabis company to...
Man 'Knew His Fate' When Wheelchair Became Stuck in Railway Tracks: Lawyer
Lawsuit filed in death of man struck by train--MONCTON, N.B. - A man waited an "excruciatingly long time" on Moncton, N.B., railway tracks after his electric wheelchair allegedly became stuck, according to a new lawsuit claiming damages in his death."Stephen...
More Than 1,000 People Gather to Mark One Year Anniversary of Mosque Shooting
Quebecers mark one year since mosque massacre--QUEBEC - Amir Belkacemi addressed about a thousand people who braved the frigid cold in Quebec City on Monday night and asked them never to forget the tragic mosque shooting that killed his father and five...
Morneau Flooded with More Than 10,000 Messages over Controversial Tax Plan: Memo
Morneau deluged with messages over taxes--OTTAWA - Finance Minister Bill Morneau was inundated with more than 10,000 missives last fall following the release of controversial tax-change proposals that infuriated the small-business community, says an...
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 (16,094.72, down 144.50 points)Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up six cents, or 1.69...
MPs Should Be Careful with Alcohol Consumption on the Hill: Bennett
MPs should be careful with alcohol: Bennett--OTTAWA - MPs on the cocktail circuit must be cautious about alcohol consumption as Parliament Hill looks to put an end to inappropriate behaviour and tackle sexual misconduct, says Crown-Indigenous Relations...
NAFTA Survives Key Round: U.S. Grumbles, but Says It Wants Talks to Continue
NAFTA talks made 'real headway': Lighthizer--MONTREAL - The NAFTA renegotiation has survived a key round of talks, with the United States expressing some annoyance but hailing modest progress, promising future rounds, describing the trade pact as important...
National Audio 10:35 AM ET
National Audio 10:35 AM ET--NAT084 - (Afghanistan) ISLAMABAD. x-18s. At least 11 Afghan soldiers are dead after Islamic State militants attacked troops guarding a military academy in the capital, Kabul. Sixteen others were wounded. Kathy Gannon reports...
National Audio 1:05 PM ET
National Audio 1:05 PM ET--NAT104 - (US-Military-Fitness-Devices) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NEW YORK. x-34s. (Aaron Katersky) The U-S military is looking into the implications of an interactive map that shows the whereabouts of people who use Fitbit, Jawbone...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT001 - (Commons-Resumes) OTTAWA. x-38s. (Terry Pedwell) How to deal with the sexual misconduct of politicians is high atop the agenda as members of Parliament get back to work today in Ottawa. (opens with actual) (WA) (SOURCE:The...
National Audio 3:05 PM ET
National Audio 3:05 PM ET--NAT120 - (US-Immigration-Activist-Detention) NEW YORK. x-32s. (Warren Levinson) A judge in New York City has ordered the release of a prominent immigration activist. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT121 - (US-FBI-Deputy-Director)...
National Audio 4:25 AM ET
National Audio 4:25 AM ET--NAT018 - (Business-Minute) TORONTO. x-65s. (Karen Rebot) The Canadian Press Morning Business Minute. (SOURCE:The Canadian Press) --NAT019 - (US-Trump-State-of-Union-Preview) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-26s. (Richard Cantu)...
National Audio 4:35 AM ET
National Audio 4:35 AM ET--NAT027 - (ENT-MUSIC-Grammys-Canada) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NEW YORK. x-11s. Alessia Cara (ah-LESS'-ee-ah KAH'-ruh) is the winner of the Grammy Award for best new artist. The Brampton, Ontario native told the audience she's dreamed...
National Audio 5:25 AM ET
National Audio 5:25 AM ET--NAT044 - (US-Deadly-Car-Wash-Shooting) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) SALTLICK TOWNSHIP, Pa. x-07s. Family members of the victims of a shooting at a Pennsylvania car wash say the man suspected of gunning down four people was driven by...
National Audio 6:45 PM ET
National Audio 6:45 PM ET--NAT143 - (ENT-MUSIC-Grammys-Women-Canada) TORONTO. x-12s. The organizer of a Toronto-based feminist arts festival says she's not surprised executives at the Grammys are pointing the finger back at women for a lack of female...
National Audio 8:15 AM ET
National Audio 8:15 AM ET--NAT068 - (US-ATM-Heist) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-33s. (Dave Packer) The U-S Secret Service is warning of a brazen new way of robbing A-T-M's that has the machines spitting out cash until they are empty. (contains sound)...
National Audio 9:05 AM ET
National Audio 9:05 AM ET--NAT076 - (Europe-Migrants) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) ROME. x-33s. (Megan Williams) Spanish officials say more than 300 people including newborn babies have been rescued from a wooden boat off Libya's coast and taken to an Italian...
National Audio 9:15 PM ET
National Audio 9:15 PM ET--NAT157 - (US-FBI-Deputy-Director) WASHINGTON. x-36s. (Sagar Meghani) The F-B-I's number-two official is leaving his post ahead of schedule. (WA) (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT158 - (US-Quadruple-Shooting) READING, Pa. x-16s....
NHL All-Star Game MVPs List
NHL All-Star Game MVPs List--Most valuable players for the National Hockey League All-Star Game (not awarded before 1962):2017-18 _ Brock Boeser, F, Vancouver2016-17 _ Wayne Simmonds, F, Philadelphia2015-16 _ John Scott, F, Arizona2014-15 _ Ryan Johansen,...
NHL All-Star Game Results
NHL All-Star Game Results--NHL All-Star Game Results(Host city in parentheses)2017-18 _ SF1: Pacific 5, Central 2; SF2: Atlantic 7, Metropolitan 4; F: Pacific 5, Atlantic 2 (at Tampa, Fla.)2016-17 _ SF1: Pacific 10, Central 3; SF2: Metropolitan 10, Atlantic...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Toronto-Missing-Men) (Audio: 100)Police allege a self-employed Toronto landscaper -- now facing five counts of first-degree murder -- dismembered some of his male victims and buried their remains at the bottom of large planter boxes.Authorities are...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Toronto-Missing-Men)It's now a serial killer investigation.Toronto police have laid three more charges of first-degree murder against a man already suspected of killing two men who disappeared from the city's gay village.Bruce McArthur was previously...
N.S. Government Restricts School Board Decision-Making Ahead of Dissolution
N.S. restricts school board decision-making--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's education minister moved Monday to restrict the decision-making abilities of the province's seven English-language school boards ahead of their pending dissolution.In a letter sent...
Ontario Progressive Conservatives Working to Hold Contest to Find New Leader
Ontario Opposition moving quickly to replace Brown--TORONTO - Ontario's Progressive Conservatives continued to grapple with a sexual misconduct scandal Monday as party brass began to lay out the groundwork for a leadership contest to be held just months...
--Ontario Update --
---(Ont-PC-Staffing-Changes)The turmoil continues at Ontario's Progressive Conservative party, with party president Rick Dykstra announcing his resignation.In a post on his verified Twitter account Sunday night, Dykstra announced he's stepping down after...
--Ontario Update --
---(Toronto-Missing-Men)Toronto police say an alleged serial killer dismembered some of his male victims and buried their remains at the bottom of large planter boxes.Bruce McArthur is now facing five counts of first-degree murder but police warn the...
OPSEU Seeks to Repair Rift between Unifor and Canadian Labour Congress
OPSEU seeks to end rift in labour movement--TORONTO - Unifor and the Canadian Labour Congress both say they're optimistic that peacemaking efforts from Ontario's largest public sector union can help them end their war over the rights of workers to choose...
Parliament Audio 12:25 PM ET
Parliament Audio 12:25 PM ET--P04 - (Round-NAFTA) MONTREAL. x-15s. U-S trade czar Robert Lighthizer says the NAFTA negotiations have made some "real headway," over the last week. But the U-S trade representative says a Canadian proposal on country of...
Parliament Audio 1:25 PM ET
Parliament Audio 1:25 PM ET--P09 - (Workplace-Harassment) OTTAWA. x-13s. Employment Minister Patty Hajdu (HY'-doo) says the time has come to crack down on harassment in federal workplaces, including Parliament Hill. As she kicked off debate today on...
Parliament Audio 4:05 PM ET
Parliament Audio 4:05 PM ET--P20 - (Que-Mosque-Anniversary) OTTAWA. x-06s. On the first anniversary of the Quebec mosque massacre, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government will continue to fight "Islamophobia and all other forms of hatred."...
Party President Rick Dykstra's Resignation the Latest Shakeup among Ont. PCs
Ont. PC president resigns amid staff shakeup--TORONTO - The turmoil continued at Ontario's Progressive Conservative party on Sunday, with party president Rick Dykstra announcing his resignation just hours after a major internal shakeup was revealed.In...
Patinage En Foret outside Ottawa Offers a Picturesque Skate through a Forest
Patinage en foret offers a skate through the forest--The scraping of skates on ice and the occasional bird call are the only sounds as the dark forest glides past. There are no cellphones, no car engines. Only you and three kilometres of ice through...
Patriarchal Culture + Male Biology = Deadly Mix for Violence against Women
Patriarchal culture + male biology = deadly mix for violence against women--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory addition for Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists.ADDITIONS: OTTAWA--Science Minister...
Plenty of Canadian Content on New Professional Rugby Team in Seattle
Canada content strong on Seattle rugby team--While groups in B.C. and Ontario plan their entry into the new Major League Rugby circuit, there is already plenty of Canadian content south of the border at the Seattle Seawolves.Seattle head coach Tony Healy,...
--Prairie Update-
(Sask-Farm-Shooting)Jury selection in the trial of a Saskatchewan farmer accused in the fatal shooting of an Indigenous man is to begin in Battleford today. Gerald Stanley is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Colten Boushie and has pleaded...
--Prairie Update-
(Sixties-Scoop-Lawsuit)The former head of a Saskatchewan Metis group has announced his intention to sue the federal and provincial governments over the Sixties Scoop adoption practice.Robert Doucette, who used to be president of the Metis Nation of Saskatchewan...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
---(Organic-Standards)The Organic Council of Ontario says it's relieved to hear that the federal government will fund a review of the Canadian Organic Standards.The standards are a set of requirements that producers and processors must meet in order...
Prep-Entertainment Report
---GRAMMYS - POLITICSNEW YORK (AP) _ It was, as usual, about the music. But this year's Grammys dipped into some of the hot-button issues of the day, even as it awarded six awards to a throwback artist whose music is geared more toward parties than politics....
Prep-Music-Report
---GRAMMYS - BIG WINNERSNEW YORK (AP) _ Bruno Mars and Kendrick Lamar have much to celebrate after last night's Grammys. Mars swept every category in which he was nominated, for a total of six. He won album of the year for "24 Karat Magic" and song and...
Prep-Pronunciation Guide Canada
Prep-Pronunciation Guide Canada--AAamjiwnaang First Nation (OMM'-jew-nong)Anna Betty Achneepineskum (ach-uh-nee-buh-NISH'-kuhm)Dyane Adam (dee-AN' ah-DAHM')Leona Aglukkaq (ah-GLOO'-kah)Misbahuddin Ahmed (mis-bah-HOO-din AW'-mehd)Azraya Ackabee-Kokopenace...
Prices of Nearly 70 Commonly Prescribed Generic Drugs to Drop under New Deal
Deal to see price drops for some generic drugs--OTTAWA - A new agreement will see the prices of nearly 70 commonly prescribed generic drugs discounted by up to 90 per cent of their brand name equivalents.The price discounts are to start on April 1 and...
Proposed 'Explosions' Name for CFL Team Touches off Fiery Debate Online
Proposed CFL team name sparks criticism--HALIFAX - A group supporting a proposed CFL team in Halifax touched off a fiery debate online when it proposed naming the team after one of the country's greatest maritime disasters.On Twitter, CFL in Halifax...
Seal Hit by Car after Wandering onto N.S. Highway Now Eating, Recovering:shelter
Wayward seal recovering after hit by car--HALIFAX - A wayward seal pup that was struck by a car after wandering onto a road two times in Cape Breton is munching on fish and recovering at a wildlife shelter outside Halifax.Hope Swinimer of Hope for Wildlife...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(Commons-Resumes)(Audio:02)Members of Parliament will grapple with the issue of how to deal with sexual misconduct by politicians when they return to work today in Ottawa after a six-week break.M-Ps will debate legislation designed to strengthen sexual-harassment...
Senators Urge Liberals to Act on Privacy, Security Issues with Automated Cars
Canada lagging on automated cars: Senate--OTTAWA - The federal Liberal government needs to take the wheel when it comes to the development and testing of self-driving cars on Canadian roads -- or risk getting run over by the fast-approaching high-tech...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(Toronto-Missing-Men) (Audio: 101)Toronto police say a man they are alleging is a serial killer is now facing five first-degree murder charges related to mainly gay men who have gone missing.Bruce McArthur was previously charged in the presumed deaths...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Ontario-PC-Allegations) (Audio: 75)Maclean's Magazine is reporting the former president of Ontario's Progressive Conservative party was accused of sexually assaulting a young party staffer in 2014, when he was an M-P.The allegations were published...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(Toronto-Missing-Men) (Audio: 102)Toronto police figure the city might have the worst case of serial killing in its history.They say a 66-year-old man who worked as a landscaper is now facing five counts of first-degree murder and they expect to find...
Source: Turkey's Besiktas Strikes Deal with MLS to Get Canadian Cyle Larin
Source: Deal struck to send Larin to Besiktas--Turkey's Besiktas has reached a deal with Major League Soccer to acquire Canadian striker Cyle Larin from Orlando City SC.A source said the transfer could be announced as early as Tuesday. Orlando, however,...
SportsCall Audio 2:50 PM ET
SportsCall Audio 2:50 PM ET--NAT119 - (SPORTS-FBN-Brady-Radio-Show) FOXBOROUGH, Mass. x-14s. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is considering whether to continue a long-running weekly radio appearance after a host at the station made disparaging remarks...
SportsCall Audio 3:00 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 3:00 AM ET--NAT015 - (SPORTS-MMA-UFC-Rousey-Future) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) PHILADELPHIA. x-12s. Ronda Rousey has ditched U-F-C for W-W-E. Once the most dangerous woman in M-M-A, Rousey officially made the anticipated jump to W-W-E on Sunday...
SportsCall Audio 5:50 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 5:50 AM ET--NAT053 - (SPORTS-HKN-All-Star-Game) TAMPA, Fla. x-14s. Rookie Brock Boeser (BESS'-uhr) of the Vancouver Canucks and Johnny Gaudreau of the Calgary Flames scored to help the Pacific Division win the N-H-L All-Star game with...
SportsCall Audio 9:10 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 9:10 AM ET--NAT079 - (SPORTS-OLY-Russian-Doping-Paralympics) BONN, Germany. x-16s. Russia's team has been banned from the upcoming Pyeongchang Paralympics because of its doping past. International Paralympic Committee President Andrew...
Study Finds Mammals, Birds Could Have Best Shot at Surviving Climate Change
Warm blood key to surviving climate change: study--VANCOUVER - Research suggests warm-blooded animals, such as mammals and birds, are better at adapting to climate change, shedding new light on how rapid temperature changes impact biodiversity.Researchers...
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