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2018 Olympic Men's Hockey Standings
2018 Olympic Men's Hockey Standings--PYEONGCHANG, Korea, Republic Of - 2018 Olympic Men's HockeyAt Gangneung, South KoreaAll Times EasternPRELIMINARY ROUNDGroup ARussia, Slovakia, Slovenia and United StatesGroup BFinland, Germany, Norway and Sweden.Group...
ADVISORY-B-C Calendar
Here is Wednesday's B.C. calendar:BURNABY - Inquest into the police-involved shooting death of Tony Du. Pivot Legal Society is working with Du's family and says it will present five recommendations regarding police training and policy. Through Feb. 9....
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 after 5 a.m. MDT. Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba stations call 780-428-6107. Edmonton's fax number is...
--Atlantic Update-
---(NS-Tory-Leadership)A rookie member of the legislature is the fourth candidate and first woman to enter Nova Scotia's Progressive Conservative leadership race.Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin announced her candidacy during an event held in Amherst yesterday.Smith-McCrossin,...
--Atlantic Update-
---(NL-Athlete-Murder)A psychiatrist has told the murder trial of a former top Newfoundland athlete that Anne Norris had to be involuntarily admitted to hospital in April 2015.Dr. Kellie LeDrew told court in St. John's today that Norris was in crisis...
B.C. and Airbnb Reach Tax Collection Deal to Help Fund Province's Housing Plans
B.C. and Airbnb reach tax deal to fund housing--VICTORIA - The British Columbia government says it will soon profit from the short-term rental market after reaching an agreement with Airbnb on the collection of taxes.The money will be used to fund housing...
BC Audio 4:45 PM ET
BC Audio 4:45 PM ET--BC06 - (Wine-Ban-Reaction)KELOWNA, B.C. x-20s. An advocate for B-C's wine industry says Alberta's prohibition on their products will hit small businesses hard. B-C Wine Institute President Miles Prodan says about 11 per cent of the...
B.C.-Based Coalition Launches Campaign to Bring Ride-Hailing to the Province
Coalition formed to seek ride-hailing in B.C.--VANCOUVER - Eight organizations in British Columbia are joining forces to advocate for ride-hailing services in the province as soon as possible.The Ridesharing Now BC coalition has been formed by groups...
B.C. Premier Says He Won't Escalate Trade Dispute with Alberta over Pipeline
B.C. not looking for a fight on pipeline: Horgan--VICTORIA - British Columbia Premier John Horgan doesn't intend to respond to any provocation from Alberta in the escalating trade dispute over the Trans Mountain pipeline.Horgan said Wednesday it is not...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Spill-Response)The head of Kinder Morgan Canada says the federal government needs to step into the dispute between Alberta and B-C over oil exports.Ian Anderson says he appreciates the strong support Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has shown...
Buy America Has 'Consequences' Including Proposed Ontario Law: Champagne
Buy America has 'consequences': Champagne--OTTAWA - The Trudeau Liberals are giving tacit support to Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne's plan to introduce legislation that would allow retaliation against U.S. states that adopt Buy American policies.The...
Buy American Retaliation: Ontario Plans Bill, Will Discuss with Other Provinces
Ontario plans bill for Buy American retaliation--WASHINGTON - Ontario is about to introduce a bill allowing it to retaliate against any state that adopts Buy American provisions, then plans to start a national conversation with other provinces about...
Canaccord Genuity's Q3 Earnings Get Huge Lift from Cannabis, Blockchain
Canaccord gets Q3 lift from cannabis, blockchain--TORONTO - Canaccord Genuity's third-quarter earnings got a major lift from a flurry of deals in the Canadian cannabis sector, which helped the investment bank see its net income rise more than 500 per...
Canada Must Invest More in Early Childhood Education, Says New Report
Canada must invest more in early childhood education, says new report--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...
Canada's Budget to Make Significant Investments in Basic Science and Research
Researchers hope for eureka moment in budget--OTTAWA - Canada's research community has long yearned for a consequential funding boost for science -- and 2018 is poised to be its year.The Liberal government's federal budget, now believed to be only a...
Carpenter Rescues N.S. Couple Trapped in Flooding Car: 'I'll Get You Out'
Carpenter jumps to rescue: 'I'll get you out'--KENTVILLE, N.S. - At first, Richard Kirk couldn't hear the screams.The wind was howling, and rain battered the Nova Scotia carpenter's face, as he looked down at a vehicle that had gone off a slippery Annapolis...
Celebrity Birthdays for Feb. 7
Celebrity birthdays for Feb. 7--Celebrity Birthdays for Feb. 7: Author Gay Talese is 86. Soprano Lois McDonall is 79.Classical pianist Arthur Ozolins is 72.Bassist Alan Lancaster (Status Quo) is 69.Saxophonist Brian Travers of UB40 is 59.Comedian Robert...
Coach of Canada's Rugby Team Wants to Build Depth before World Cup Qualifier
Canada's rugby coach wants to build depth--Their backs are against a wall but having to wait until November for a last-ditch attempt to qualify for the 2019 Rugby World Cup could benefit Canada's national team.Head coach Kingsley Jones plans to use the...
Conviction in Baby's Suffocation Struck over Faulty Charles Smith Pathology
Guilty plea based on faulty pathology struck--TORONTO - A man who pleaded guilty to killing his baby daughter in a fit of frustration almost two decades ago should get a new trial given the involvement of disgraced pathologist Dr. Charles Smith, Ontario's...
Don't 'Jump to Conclusions' on Pot Timing, Federal Public Safety Minister Says
Short pot 'implementation phase' planned--OTTAWA - People shouldn't "jump to conclusions" about when they'll be able to buy marijuana legally, as a key federal bill makes its way through Parliament, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says.There will...
Duchene Not Comparing Himself to Turris as Senators Prepare to Face Preds
Duchene not comparing himself to Turris--OTTAWA - Matt Duchene doesn't want to compare his season to Kyle Turris's, even if the two are indirectly linked together by a November trade.Turris returns to the Canadian city Thursday night when his Nashville...
Dustin Byfuglien's Goal and Assist Lead Winnipeg Jets Past Arizona Coyotes 4-3
Byfuglien leads Jets past Coyotes 4-3--WINNIPEG - Dustin Byfuglien's 800th NHL game was as memorable as it was productive, as the Jets defenceman scored and added an assist in Winnipeg's 4-3 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday."It's great. I've done...
Editorial Exchange: Don't Slam the Door on Foreign Caregivers
Editorial Exchange: Don't slam the door on foreign caregivers--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published Feb. 6:For many years Canadians with young children or infirm relatives have had a sweet deal. Under a federal program, they could hire foreigners...
Editorial Exchange: Drop the Politics and Fix 24 Sussex Drive
Editorial Exchange: Drop the politics and fix 24 Sussex Drive--An editorial from the Hamilton Spectator, published Feb. 6:Few things better symbolize the stupid, counterproductive, hyperpartisan atmosphere that pervades Canada's federal political scene...
Editorial Exchange: Frightening Spiral
Editorial Exchange: Frightening spiral--An editorial from the St. John's Telegram, published Feb. 7:It is definitely too late to help Marcel Reardon, who was killed in a hammer attack in May 2016.It may well be too late to meaningfully help Anne Norris,...
Editorial Exchange: Loving the Underdog
Editorial Exchange: Loving the underdog--An editorial from the Prince George Citizen, published Feb. 6:In an essay she wrote for The Atlantic last week about how much she hates Tom Brady, Philadelphia native and proud Eagles fan Adrienne LaFrance cited...
Editorial Exchange: New Face, Old Name in Ontario PC Race
Editorial Exchange: New face, old name in Ontario PC race--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published Feb. 6:The sudden appearance of Caroline Mulroney in the Ontario political firmament is just the latest surprise in the fast-changing politics...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Trudeau-Chicago)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a crowd of students in Chicago that Canada will not be pushed into just any redo of the North American Free Trade Agreement.Speaking at the University of Chicago's Institute of Politics, Trudeau said...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Sexual-Exploitation-Cash) (Audio: P01)Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says the government wants to do everything in its power to prevent and remove online child sexual abuse from the internet.This morning Goodale announced the government will...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Liberals-Pipelines) (Audio: P08)Conservative M-P Lisa Raitt says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau needs to resolve an escalating dispute between Alberta and British Columbia.Earlier today, Trudeau told reporters he's determined to get the Trans Mountain...
'Everyone's Scared': Alleged Sex Offender's Return to School Sparks Protest
Fear grips school after alleged sex assaults--STEPHENVILLE, N.L. - A series of alleged sex assaults. A frightening two-hour police lockdown as Mounties patrolled outside classrooms. And now a student-led protest Wednesday to give voice to at least three...
Family Mourns Death of Sculptor by Finishing Frozen Tribute to Gord Downie
Frozen tribute to Gord Downie also honours late sculptor--At least two frozen sculptures of the late Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie have popped up in Ontario this winter, but for the family of a veteran Ottawa snow sculptor who died recently, finishing...
Family of Man Killed during Arrest Last June by Montreal Police Sues City
Family of man killed during arrest sues city--MONTREAL - A disturbing cellphone video that allegedly captures a Montreal police intervention prior to the fatal shooting of a black man last June reveals officers used disproportionate force, lawyers representing...
Federal Government Open to Helping Newsprint Producers: Federal Minister
Ottawa open to helping newsprint industry--MONTREAL - Federal Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr said Wednesday his government is ready to help the country's newsprint industry after the U.S. Department of Commerce slapped a tariff on 25 Canadian paper...
Feds Earmark Cash to Protect Children from Online Sexual Exploitation
Feds earmark cash for online child protection--OTTAWA - It may have a scary name, but it's intended to help -- not frighten -- already traumatized children.Project Arachnid is an automated system that crawls like a spider through online links to detect...
Feds Order Review of Controversial Helicopter Deal with the Philippines
Feds to review chopper sale to Philippines--OTTAWA - The Trudeau government is taking a second look at plans to sell 16 Canadian-made helicopters to the Philippine military as concerns continue to mount about how the aircraft will be used.The government...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(BC-Spill Response) (Audio: P10)B-C Premier John Horgan is refusing to take the bait.He says he has no intention of responding in any way to what he calls the provocations by Alberta and that he hopes cooler heads on the other side of the Rockies...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(BC-Spill-Restriction)B-C Premier John Horgan is vowing to stand with B-C wine producers and is urging Alberta to -- quote -- step back from its threatening position in announcing an immediate halt to imports of B-C wines.Alberta Premier Rachel Notley...
Fildebrandt Says Kenney Delivered Ultimatum to Him on 2019 Riding
Fildebrandt says given ultimatum on riding--EDMONTON - A former United Conservative legislature member says party leader Jason Kenney gave him an ultimatum that if he wanted to return to caucus he could not run in his own redrawn constituency.Derek Fildebrandt...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Taiwan-Earthquake)The death toll from a strong earthquake in Taiwan has risen to four, with nearly 250 others injured.The shallow, magnitude-6.4 quake hit near Taiwan's east coast late Tuesday night.Rescuers have freed one person trapped in collapsed...
Former Saskatchewan Cabinet Minister Pleads Guilty to Two Environmental Charges
Ex-cabinet minister admits guilt on environment charges--KINDERSLEY, Sask. - A former Saskatchewan cabinet minister has pleaded guilty to two charges related to environmental violations on Crown farmland near Eston, Sask., and on the shoreline of the...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Liberals-Pipelines) (Audio: P11)There are calls for the federal government to intervene in the trade war between Alberta and B-C.But a Trudeau cabinet minister suggests action is being taken -- but out of the public eye.Catherine McKenna told reporters...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(Ont-Buy-America)(Audio:01)Ontario is looking to flex some muscle against American states that choose to adopt Buy American provisions.While in Washington for meetings with various U-S lawmakers yesterday, Premier Kathleen Wynne told The Canadian...
Gap between Housing Supply and Demand Largest in Toronto and Vancouver: CMHC
Toronto, Vancouver show largest home supply gap--Toronto and Vancouver's real estate markets have responded to surging prices and a growing demand for homes with a supply of new housing that is "significantly weaker than other Canadian metropolitan areas."...
Health-Lifestyles News as of 3 P.M. Wednesday, Feb. 7
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...
Hudson's Bay Rejects Offer from Competitor Signa for Its German Operations
HBC rejects offer for its German operations--TORONTO - Hudson's Bay Co. says European retailer Signa Holding has withdrawn its offer for the company's German operations following a unanimous decision by the Canadian retailer's board of directors to reject...
In the News Today, Feb. 7
In the news today, Feb. 7--Seven stories in the news for Wednesday, Feb. 7------ALBERTA TO STOP IMPORTING B.C. WINE IN OIL FLAPAlberta Premier Rachel Notley says her province is banning wine from British Columbia wineries effective immediately. This,...
'It Haunts Me:' Principal Recalls Man Crashing into School, Threatening Students
Principal recalls man's attack on school--SAINTE-ANNE-DE-KENT, N.B. - It's lunchtime at an elementary school in the bucolic village of Sainte-Anne-de-Kent. The children squeal with delight as they play tag and hopscotch on the playground.But the enchantment...
'It's Not Humane:' Alberta Bans Spear-Hunting after Graphic Bear-Hunting Video
Alberta moves to ban spear-hunting--EDMONTON - Spear-hunting is being banned in Alberta following outcry after a viral video showed an American hunter killing a black bear with a spear.The province has updated hunting rules to ensure big game animals...
'I Was Speechless': Retired Ontario Couple Wins $23-Million 6-49 Jackpot
Retired Ontario couple wins $23M jackpot--TORONTO - A retired couple from southern Ontario are the province's newest lottery millionaires after winning the $23.3-million Lotto 6-49 jackpot.Robert (Bob) and Sandra Donaldson picked up their seven-figure...
Just for Laughs Founder Gilbert Rozon Denies Sex Abuse Allegations
Just for Laughs founder denies allegations--MONTREAL - Gilbert Rozon, the founder and majority shareholder of Just For Laughs, refuted all allegations of sexual misconduct against him on Wednesday in his first public remarks since being accused last...
Killing Free Trade Would Hurt U.S. Middle Class, Trudeau Tells Chicago Crowd
Trudeau heads to 'blue' states to tout trade--CHICAGO - President Donald Trump's threat to tear up the North American free trade pact would cause economic suffering in the United States in a decision that would also be terrible politics, Prime Minister...
Kingston, Ont., and Bell Team Up for 'Smart City' Initiative
Bell, Kingston, Ont., team up for Smart City program--KINGSTON, Ont. - A southeastern Ontario city says it is teaming up with Bell Canada to implement new technology that will monitor certain municipal operationsin what it's calling a "Smart City" program.The...
Legal Pot on Track for July but Actual Retail Sales May Take Longer
Legal pot on track for July: minister--OTTAWA - The Trudeau government insists it's on track to legalize recreational pot in July -- but whether that means it will actually be on sale by then is uncertain.Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor told...
Lululemon CEO Resigned in Part Due to Workplace Relationship with Designer
Ex-Lululemon CEO had workplace relationship--VANCOUVER - A relationship between the CEO of Lululemon Athletica Inc. and a former designer at the company is one of several instances in which the chief executive fell short of the retailer's standards of...
Lululemon Sues for Copyright Infringement by Group of Counterfeiters
Lululemon sues for copyright infringement--VANCOUVER - Lululemon Athletica Canada Inc. filed a lawsuit Monday against a group of unidentified counterfeiters who allegedly worked together to sell knock-off Lululemon athletic apparel."Defendants create...
Man Accused of Killing Indigenous Teenager Told Police It Wasn't Him
"Don't focus on me", accused killer told cops--WINNIPEG - The man accused of killing an Indigenous teenager and dumping her body in the Red River told police he didn't do it, and urged them to search for a suspect who looked like the lead singer of rock...
Man Arrested in What Police Call Longest Helicopter Chase in Ontario History
Police release video of high-speed chase--OSHAWA, Ont. - Police east of Toronto have released video of what they say might be one of the longest police helicopter pursuits in Ontario's history.Durham regional police say a driver in Oshawa, Ont., called...
Manitoba Legislature Member to Take Sensitivity Training after Offensive Tweets
Manitoba legislature member sorry for offensive tweets--WINNIPEG - A Manitoba government backbencher is apologizing after calling asylum seekers a "drain on society" on Twitter and for retweeting posts that suggested Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was...
Manitoba Premier Calls for 'De- Escalation' in Alberta-B.C. Pipeline Dispute
Manitoba premier calls for calm in wine war--WINNIPEG - Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says increasing regional tensions and economic uncertainty over the future of the Trans Mountain pipeline project should be defused as quickly as possible.Pallister's...
Manulife Posts $1.6-Billion Fourth-Quarter Net Loss on $2.8 Billion in Charges
Manulife net income hit by U.S. tax changes--TORONTO - Manulife Financial Corp. says a $2.8-billion post-tax charge related to U.S. tax reform and a decision to change its portfolio asset mix resulted in a $1.6 billion or 83 cents per diluted share net...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (15,330.93, down 33.35 points)Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 38 cents, or 3.30 per cent,...
MPs Sing New Version of O Canada as Gender-Neutral Anthem Lyrics Become Official
Gender-neutral O Canada lyrics are official--OTTAWA - Members of Parliament broke into applause Wednesday after singing the new, gender-neutral lyrics to O Canada in the House of Commons, just hours after the change became law.The new wording became...
Music of Champions: How CBC and NBC Olympic Themes Shape Our Differences
Music of champions: How CBC and NBC Olympic themes shape our differences--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is...
National Audio 10:05 AM ET
National Audio 10:05 AM ET--NAT047 - (Israel-Palestinians) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) JERUSALEM. x-27s. (Jordana Miller) Violence between Israelis and Palestinians has been on the rise since U-S President Donald Trump made his controversial decision to recognize...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT001 - (Ont-Buy-America) UNDATED. x-27s. (Lori Paris) Ontario will soon introduce a bill allowing it to retaliate against any state that adopts Buy American provisions. Premier Kathleen Wynne announced the move in meetings...
National Audio 4:45 PM ET
National Audio 4:45 PM ET--NAT074 - (Alta-Spear-Hunting) EDMONTON. x-11s. Spear-hunting is being banned in Alberta for big game hunting after a video of an American hunter killing a black bear went viral. The province pledged to make the change after...
National Audio 4:55 AM ET
National Audio 4:55 AM ET--NAT017 - (OLY-Pyeongchang Olympics) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) PYEONGCHANG, South Korea. x-10s. Cases of norovirus at the Pyeongchang Games have officials scrambling on the eve of the biggest event in South Korea in years. Olympics...
National Audio 5:15 PM ET
National Audio 5:15 PM ET--NAT083 - (Airbnb-BC) VICTORIA. x-13s. The B-C government and Airbnb have an agreement to collect up to 11 per cent in provincial and municipal taxes from short-term rentals. Airbnb spokeswoman Alex Dagg says the tax changes...
National Audio 5:45 PM ET
National Audio 5:45 PM ET--NAT088 - (Dunkin'-Donuts-Foam-Cups) NEW YORK. x-31s. (Warren Levinson) Dunkin' Donuts is banishing styrofoam. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT089 - (World-Worst-Traffic-Cities) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-33s. (Scott...
National Audio 6:05 PM ET
National Audio 6:05 PM ET--NAT092 - (Alta-Spear-Hunting) EDMONTON. x-09s. Spear-hunting is being banned in Alberta following an outcry when an American hunter killed a black bear with a spear. The province says it is updating hunting rules to make sure...
National Audio 8:05 AM ET
National Audio 8:05 AM ET--NAT034 - (US-Trump-Military-Parade) WASHINGTON. x-40s. (Sagar Meghani (SAH'-gur meh-GAH'-nee)) Officials say U-S President Trump has given the Pentagon an order -- to stage a grand parade in Washington this year. (SOURCE:The...
National Audio 9:05 AM ET
National Audio 9:05 AM ET--NAT043 - (US-SCI-SpaceX-New-Rocket) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) TITUSVILLE, Fla. x-23s. SpaceX's big new rocket blasted off on its first test flight, carrying a red electric sports car aiming for an endless road trip past Mars. A-B-C's...
'Need to Get on with It:' Ottawa Promises More Action on Species at Risk Law
Ottawa promises more action on species at risk--OTTAWA - Federal officials are promising tighter enforcement of laws to protect species at risk after a pair of studies found little change in the status of threatened plants and animals."We need to get...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Trudeau-Chicago) (Audio:102)On his first stop of a trip to the U-S, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told a crowd at the University of Chicago's Institute of Politics that when it comes to NAFTA renegotiation, Canada has big stake in a good U-S economy.Trudeau...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Liberals-Pipelines) (Audio: P03)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing increasing pressure to intervene in the emerging trade war between British Columbia and Alberta.But he stopped short of agreeing to do that as he spoke to reporters this morning...
Nova Scotia Premier Defends Health, Education Reforms in Business Speech
N.S. premier defends health, education reforms--HALIFAX - A government compensation offer for the removal of principals and vice-principals from the Nova Scotia Teachers Union would cost about $800,000, Premier Stephen McNeil said Wednesday.Speaking...
On Eve of Trudeau Trip to India, Sajjan, Sohi Dismiss Claims of Sikh Nationalism
Sajjan, Sohi reject Indian magazine claims--OTTAWA - Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan calls it "ridiculous" and "offensive" that a magazine in India is accusing Canada of being complicit in a rise in Sikh terrorism.Sajjan and fellow Sikh minister Amarjit...
Ontario Tories to Use Two-Step Verification for Online Leadership Vote
PCs use two-step verification for online vote--TORONTO - Ontario Progressive Conservatives who want to help choose the party's next leader will have to prove their identity before they can participate in the vote.The party says it is putting in place...
--Ontario Update-
---(Timmins-Indigenous-Deaths)The weekend police killing of a young man and the death of an older woman following her arrest has sparked grief and anger among Indigenous people in the northern Ontario city of Timmins.In the first incident, the province's...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Buy-America)Premier Kathleen Wynne says her government is planning a bill to retaliate against any state that adopts Buy American provisions.Wynne, who has been attending meetings in Washington this week, says she plans to table the bill when...
Parliament Audio 10:45 AM ET
Parliament Audio 10:45 AM ET--P04 - (Liberals-Pipelines) OTTAWA. x-04s. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he talks to premiers regularly about the need to get a western pipeline expansion built. Speaking to reporters before the weekly Liberal caucus...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo Advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory additions for Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists.ADDS:HALIFAX--Premier Stephen...
Player or Pawn? Women's Hockey, the Olympics and the Korean Dynamic
Player or pawn? Women's hockey, the Olympics and the Korean dynamic--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...
Playoff Prospects Bleak as Canadiens Soldier on through Losing Season
Canadiens soldier on through losing season--BROSSARD, Que. - The chances of making a late charge for a playoff spot are so slim the Montreal Canadiens don't really think about it much these days.Sitting 14th in the 16-team NHL Eastern Conference with...
PM Orders Review of Justice Arguments against Military Sex Misconduct Lawsuit
Reconsider misconduct lawsuit, PM says--OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau put Justice Department lawyers on notice Wednesday for their response to a proposed class-action lawsuit on military sexual misconduct, saying their arguments are out of line.The...
Police-Linked Indigenous Deaths in Timmins, Ont., Spark Sorrow, Anger
Two police-linked deaths probed in Timmins, Ont.--The weekend police killing of a young man and the death of an ailing older woman after her arrest has sparked grief and anger among Indigenous people in northern Ontario.Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler of the...
Prairie Audio 5:40 AM MT
Prairie Audio 5:40 AM MT--PR01 - (Alta-Derek-Fildebrandt)EDMONTON. x-09s. Former United Conservative member Derek Fildebrandt says leader Jason Kenney had promised last November to bring him back to caucus if he agreed not to run again in his redrawn...
--Prairie Update-
(BC-Spill-Response) (Alta Note)The head of Kinder Morgan Canada says the federal government needs to step into a growing trade dispute between Alberta and B-C over oil exports.Ian Anderson says he appreciates the strong support Prime Minister Justin...
Premier Scott Moe Says Saskatchewan Will Not Ban B.C. Wines in Pipeline Dispute
Saskatchewan will not ban B.C. wines: premier--REGINA - Saskatchewan says it will not be joining Alberta in banning the import of British Columbia wines.Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced the ban on Tuesday as the next step in an ongoing dispute...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
---(PEI-Pollination)P-E-I is launching a new agriculture program that will help expand the Island's bee population and increase pollination.The province says the Pollination Expansion Program will help with the purchase of new hives to expand the honey...
Prep-LifeWatch
---(Wickenheiser-Concussion-Research)Retired Canadian hockey star Hayley Wickenheiser has decided to leave her brain to science.The Concussion Legacy Foundation says the four-time Olympic gold medallist and seven-time world champion is one of three female...
QMJHL Roundup: Huntington, Lafrance Each Score Twice as Tigres Down Foreurs
QMJHL Roundup: Victoriaville downs Val-d'Or--VICTORIAVILLE, Que. - Jimmy Huntington and Simon Lafrance each scored twice as the Victoriaville Tigres downed the Val-d'Or Foreurs 7-1 on Wednesday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League play.Ivan Kosorenkov,...
RCMP Won't Appeal Conviction on Labour Code Charges Related to Moncton Shooting
RCMP won't appeal Labour Code conviction--OTTAWA - The RCMP says it will not appeal its conviction on Labour Code charges related to a 2014 shooting in Moncton, N.B., that left three officers dead and two injured.The force was convicted in September...
Saskatchewan Family Takes Girl Who Survived Drunk Driving Crash off Life Support
Saskatchewan family takes girl off life support--PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - A little girl who survived a car crash that killed her 17-year-old mother has been taken off life support in a Prince Albert, Sask., hospital.Aurora Sky Brandi Ledoux, 4, was still...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(Sexual-Exploitation-Cash)The Trudeau government is putting aside millions in new money for a national centre that works to protect children from online sexual exploitation.The Canadian Centre for Child Protection will receive 4.1-million dollars...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(B-C-Alta-Trade-Spat) (Audio: 95)British Columbia Premier John Horgan will not strike back at Alberta in the escalating trade dispute over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.Horgan says he hope to see the end of the back-and-forth debate, saying...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Sexual-Exploitation-Cash)A national centre that works to protect children from online sexual exploitation is getting a 4.1-million dollar funding boost from the federal government.Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale announced this morning that the...
Should Health Canada Rely on Foreign Assessment of New Drugs?
Should Health Canada rely on foreign assessment of new drugs?--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...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(B-C Wine-Ban-Horgan) (Audio: 91)British Columbia Premier John Horgan is defiant in the face of a ban on B-C wine by the government of Alberta.Horgan is responding a day after Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced the sanction against B-C for holding...
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