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Articles from February 13, 2018

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15-Year Prison Term Upheld for Disgraced Mountie Who Tortured Son in Home's Basement
15-year sentence upheld for kid-torturing Mountie--TORONTO - A disgraced RCMP officer convicted of torturing of his captive 11-year-old son at their home in suburban Ottawa fully deserved his 15-year prison sentence, Ontario's top court ruled on Tuesday.In...
2018 Olympic Men's Hockey Standings
2018 Olympic Men's Hockey Standings--GANGNEUNG,, 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...
2018 Olympic Men's Hockey Standings
2018 Olympic Men's Hockey Standings--GANGNEUNG,, Korea, Republic Of - 2018 Olympic Men's Hockey StandingsAt Gangneung, South KoreaAll Times EasternPRELIMINARY ROUNDGroup ARussia, Slovakia, Slovenia and United StatesGroup BFinland, Germany, Norway and...
2018 Olympic Women's Curling Standings
2018 Olympic Women's Curling Standings--GANGNEUNG,, Korea, Republic Of - 2018 Olympic Women's CurlingAt Pyeongchang, South KoreaAll Times EasternROUND ROBINWednesday's gamesFirst Draw, 12:05 a.m.Japan vs. United States, Russia vs. Britain, Denmark vs....
A Day in Canada-US Affairs: One Threat Dropped, Two Raised, One Reality TV Show
White House downplays Trump tax threat--WASHINGTON - On a day that epitomized a suspenseful era in American trade policy, the U.S. played down a presidential threat to impose a border tax, but raised the notion of upcoming Buy American provisions, slapped...
Alaskan Musher Wins Yukon Quest Dog Sled Race from Fairbanks to Whitehorse
Alaskan musher wins Yukon Quest dog sled race--WHITEHORSE - An Alaskan musher has won his third title in the 35th Yukon Quest international dog sled race.Allen Moore of Two Rivers, Alaska, crossed the finish line in Whitehorse on Tuesday morning with...
Alberta Eyes Pay Grid, Ceiling to Rein in Rising Pay for School Superintendents
Alberta looks to rein in superintendents' pay--EDMONTON - Alberta's education minister says salaries for school superintendents are too high and need to be reined in.David Eggen says he's looking at a number of options, including a pay cap and a salary...
A Look at the Evidence the Jury Considered in the Gerald Stanley Murder Trial
A look at the Gerald Stanley trial--BATTLEFORD, Sask. - Gerald Stanley, a 56-year-old white farmer, shot Colten Boushie, a 22-year-old Indigenous man, on Stanley's property near Biggar, Sask., in the early evening of Aug. 9, 2016. Boushie died instantly...
A SLAPP in the Face: Democracy Suffers When Politicians Go to Court
A SLAPP in the face: Democracy suffers when politicians go to court--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...
Atlantic Audio 1:25 PM AT
Atlantic Audio 1:25 PM AT--AT01 - (NB-MMIW-Inquiry)MONCTON, N.B. x-12s. The mother of a murdered New Brunswick teenager has told the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls that the pain never goes away. Pam Fillier spoke...
Atlantic Update
(NB-MMIW-Inquiry)The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls moves to Moncton, New Brunswick today to begin two days of hearings.Commissioner Michele Audette says about 20 family members and survivors are expected to speak.Ottawa...
--Atlantic Update-
---(NB-MMIW-Inquiry)The mother of a murdered New Brunswick teenager has told the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls that the pain never goes away.Pam Fillier was the first person to appear as the inquiry opened two...
Banff Grapples with Unique Challenges before Cannabis Legalization
Banff grapples with cannabis legalization--BANFF, Alta. - The Town of Banff is grappling with unique challenges before this year's legalization of recreational pot.With a reputation as a place to get a "Rocky Mountain high" and with a large international...
B.C. Government Throne Speech Puts Focus on Housing, Child Care, Affordability
Housing, child care dominates throne speech--VICTORIA - Premier John Horgan introduced a plan Tuesday to make life in British Columbia more affordable, but it was overshadowed by the unfolding dispute with the Alberta and federal governments over the...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Throne-Speech)B-C's minority N-D-P government says in its speech from the throne that its ultimate goal is affordability for those who live in the province.Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon read the government's speech, which identified housing...
Black Panther: Honouring the Legacy of Black Style
Black Panther: Honouring the legacy of Black style--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...
'Black Panther''s Danai Gurira on 'Breaking a Barrier' with a Cinematic Milestone
Danai Gurira on 'breaking a barrier' 'with Black Panther'--TORONTO - Seeing black culture projected through the lens of Marvel's hotly anticipated superhero movie "Black Panther" is giving actress Danai Gurira a new sense of empowerment.While she's already...
Board Looks into Allegations Bodies Switched at N.S. Funeral Home
Board looks at body mix-up at funeral home--HALIFAX - The family of a woman who was mistakenly cremated after a bizarre mix-up at a Nova Scotia funeral home declined to participate in an inquiry Tuesday, saying the process lacks transparency and is geared...
Bullets Found on Couch, in Closet after Gunfire Sprays Suburban Halifax Crescent
Gunfire sprays suburban Halifax crescent--LOWER SACKVILLE, N.S. - Police say four separate homes were hit with bullets after gunfire erupted on a suburban Halifax crescent on Monday afternoon.They say bullets were found on a living room couch in one...
Cabinet Orders Deeper Security Review of Proposed Chinese Takeover of Aecon Group
National security concerns prompt Aecon review--MONTREAL - Canadian security agencies are voicing their concern about the proposed takeover of Aecon Group Inc. by a Chinese state-owned business, prompting Ottawa to order a full national security review...
Calgarian Uses Billboards in the Hope of Finding Kidney Donor for Transplant
Calgary man uses billboards to find kidney donor--CALGARY - A Calgary teacher who needs a new kidney hopes the old adage "It Pays to Advertise" will help him find an organ donor for an operation that could save his life.Ryan Mclennan and his wife Shakina...
Calgary Stampeders Re-Sign Special-Teams Standout to Contract Extension
Stampeders re-sign special-teams star Finch--CALGARY - The Calgary Stampeders re-signed running back/returner Roy Finch and linebacker Deron Mayo on Tuesday.The deal will see Finch, the CFL's top special-teams player and a league all-star last year,...
Canada Should Cut Corporate Tax Rate and Incentivize High-Tech Investments: Mintz
U.S. tax cuts threaten Canada's competitiveness--MONTREAL - The Canadian government needs to shave a bit off the corporate tax rate and provide financial incentives for investments in artificial intelligence and robotics following U.S. tax reforms, says...
Cash-Strapped Newfoundland and Labrador Wants Talks on 2005 Atlantic Accord
Premier calls for Atlantic Accord talks--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland and Labrador's premier wants to meet with Justin Trudeau to discuss how much the province has earned from offshore oil developments.Dwight Ball says he has written to the prime...
Celebrity Birthdays for Feb. 13
Celebrity birthdays for Feb. 13--Celebrity Birthdays for Feb. 13: U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Charles E. "Chuck" Yeager (ret.) is 95. Actress Kim Novak is 85.Actor George Segal ("Just Shoot Me") is 84.Actor Bo Svenson ("Walking Tall") is 77.Singer-bassist-actor...
CP NewsAlert: Kim Boutin Captures Short-Track Bronze Medal at Winter Olympics
NewsAlert: Short-tracker Boutin wins bronze--GANGNEUNG, Korea, Republic Of - Canadian short-track speedskater Kim Boutin has captured a bronze medal in the women's 500 metres at the Winter Olympics.The athlete from Sherbrooke, Que., finished fourth but...
CSE to Launch Blockchain-Based Clearing House, Challenging TMX's Platform
CSE to launch blockchain-based clearing house--TORONTO - The Canadian Securities Exchange is planning to launch a blockchain-powered platform to clear and settle securities trades, challenging the monopoly long held by TMX Group Inc. and its own ambitions...
Cyberspies Defend Proposed New Authority to Go on the Offensive
Cyberspies defend proposed new powers--OTTAWA - A senior official from Canada's cyberspy agency says proposed new powers would allow it to stop a terrorist's mobile phone from detonating a car bomb, block the ability of extremists to communicate, or...
Dal Restricts Search for New VP to 'Racially Visible,' Indigenous Candidates
Dal restricts VP search to 'racially visible'--HALIFAX - Dalhousie University says its search for a new senior administrator will be restricted to "racially visible" and Indigenous candidates, part of its efforts to increase underrepresented groups on...
DeMar DeRozan Scores 27 to Lead Raptors in 115-112 Win over Heat
DeRozan leads Raptors in win over Heat--TORONTO - Dwane Casey wasn't in the mood to celebrate his team's victory Tuesday night.DeMar DeRozan scored 27 points as the Toronto Raptors defeated Miami 115-112. But the Heat made things difficult, rallying...
Divided New Democrats Gathering in Ottawa to Chart Path to 2019 Election
New Democrats set to meet amid challenges--OTTAWA - New Democrats from across the country will begin gathering in the national capital on Thursday, hoping to lay the groundwork for victory in next year's federal election -- and to confront deep divisions...
Eco-Warming Called Pervasive Threat to Key Cold Water Fish in Northern Ontario
Warming threatens cold water fish, study finds--TORONTO - Gradual warming due to climate change posts the most pervasive threat to a vital economic and cultural resource in one of the world's last intact ecosystems: the fish that live in the icy waters...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Boushie-Ottawa) (Audio: P15)The family of Colten Boushie says they feel heard after meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and members of his cabinet in Ottawa today.Protests erupted last week when a white farmer was acquitted in the shooting...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Boushie-Ottawa)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is going to sit down with the family of a 22-year-old Indigenous man shot and killed on a Saskatchewan farm in 2016.Colten Boushie's family arrived in Ottawa yesterday to push for justice reforms for aboriginal...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Boushie-Ottawa) (Audio: P03)The family of 22-year-old Colten Boushie met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould and Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale on Parliament Hill early this afternoon.Wilson-Raybould says...
Feds to Table Budget Feb. 27 as Canada Faces Trade, Competitiveness Uncertainty
Feds to table spring budget Feb. 27--OTTAWA - Finance Minister Bill Morneau will introduce the federal government's next budget on Feb. 27 as the country faces persistent uncertainty around trade and competitiveness.With the future clouded by such unknowns,...
Feds to Unveil 'Supercluster' Winners That Will Get Slice of $950M Funding Pie
Feds to unveil winning 'supercluster' bids--OTTAWA - The Trudeau government is poised to unveil the winners of a competition to form technology "superclusters" -- a title that will guarantee the victors a piece of up to $950 million in federal funding.Thursday's...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Ottawa-Trade)Canada's chief NAFTA negotiator says the talks are moving too quickly because U-S officials are hamstrung by the demands of the Trump administration.Steve Verheul describes the effort to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement...
--Fifth Newswatch-
---(OLY-Curling-Gold)Canada has won the first-ever Olympic gold medal in mixed doubles curling.Canada's John Morris and Kaitlyn Lawes beat defending world champions Jenny Perret and Martin Rios of Switzerland 10-3 in this morning's gold-medal game in...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Boushie-Ottawa)The grieving relatives of a young First Nations man are doing their best to cope with Friday's acquittal of the man accused of killing him and are now in Ottawa pushing for reform in Canada's justice system.Gerald Stanley was found...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Boushie-Ottawa)Relatives of Colten Boushie say they're confident that change is coming to the Canadian legal system in the wake of the young man's death.Boushie's mother, Debbie Baptiste, and his cousin, Jade Tootoosis, were among members of his...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(Sask-Farm-Shooting)One Saskatchewan farmer who has donated a-thousand dollars to a campaign to support Gerald Stanley post-murder-trial says farmers are easy targets for thieves.Mark Pashovitz says Stanley, who was acquitted Friday of second-degree...
GM Brings Maven Car-Sharing Startup to Toronto, Aims for Millennial Generation
GM brings Maven car-sharing to Toronto--TORONTO - General Motors Co. is bringing its Maven car-sharing business to Canada for the first time as part of the Detroit-based company's broader strategy for navigating through a rapidly changing automotive...
Government Threatens to Cut off Senate Debate on Pot as July Deadline Looms
Senate pressed to speed up debate on pot--OTTAWA - The Trudeau government is moving to ensure the Senate doesn't hold up its plans to legalize recreational marijuana in July.The government's representative in the upper house, Sen. Peter Harder, served...
Hamilton Tiger-Cats Re-Sign All-Star Laurent and Linebackers Shortill and Dean
Ticats re-sign Laurent, two linebackers--HAMILTON - Ted Laurent is staying put.The burly defensive tackle signed a two-year contract extension with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Tuesday. The CFL club announced the deal minutes after the noon ET start of...
Health-Lifestyles News as of 3 P.M. Tuesday, Feb. 13
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...
(Home Teams Listed First)
Tuesday's grouped soccer scores--UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUESecond RoundFirst LegBasel (Switzerland) 0 Manchester City (England) 4Juventus (Italy) 2 Tottenham (England) 2UEFA EUROPA LEAGUERound of 32Red Star Belgrade 0 CSKA Moscow 0ASIAN CHAMPIONS LEAGUEGroup...
In the News Today, Feb. 13
In the news today, Feb. 13--Eight stories in the news for Tuesday, Feb. 13------NOTLEY GIVES FEDS DAYS TO RESOLVE PIPELINE SPATAlberta Premier Rachel Notley says she wants progress within days from Ottawa in resolving a pipeline dispute with British...
It's Time for a More Realistic Approach to Conservation
It's time for a more realistic approach to conservation--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...
John Morris, Kaitlym Lawes and Alex Gough Earn Olympic Firsts for Canada
Morris, Lawes and Gough earn Olympic firsts--John Morris, Kaitlyn Lawes and Alex Gough made Canadian Winter Games history Tuesday.Morris and Lawes downed defending world champions Jenny Perret and Martin Rios of Switzerland 10-3 in six ends to capture...
Justice Minister Defends Saying Canada 'Must Do Better' in Wake of Boushie Trial
Wilson-Raybould defends Boushie tweet--OTTAWA - Jody Wilson-Raybould doubled down Tuesday on her controversial reaction to the Colten Boushie verdict, saying a federal justice minister should be responsive to Canadians who speak out and protest perceived...
Kim Campbell Says Sleeveless Dresses 'Demeaning' for TV Broadcasters
Kim Campbell says bare arms not OK for female broadcasters--TORONTO - Kim Campbell is admonishing female news anchors who wear sleeveless dresses on the air, calling the bare-armed attire "demeaning."The former prime minister tweeted her displeasure...
Liberals Shake Up Crown Corporation after Helicopter Deal with Philippines
Philippines formally kills helicopter deal--OTTAWA - The Trudeau government has appointed a new chair of the Crown corporation that facilitated a controversial helicopter deal with the Philippines, and ordered the organization to become less reliant...
Lions Ink Figueroa, Lewis; Ticats Ink Hajrullahu as CFL Free Agency Opens
Lions sign linemen as CFL free agency opens--The British Columbia Lions beefed up their offensive line with the signing of Americans Joel Figueroa and Jeremy Lewis as the free agent market opened Tuesday in the Canadian Football League.Figueroa, who...
Manitoba NDP Leader Wants Former Premier to Resign over Ex-Minister's Alleged Tickling
Manitoba NDP leader calls on former premier to resign--WINNIPEG - Manitoba NDP Leader Wab Kinew is asking former premier Greg Selinger to resign his legislature seat so the party can move on from allegations that a longtime former cabinet minister tickled...
Man Who Pledged $7.5M Donation to Hockey Team Pleads Guilty in Unrelated Fraud
B.C. man pleads guilty to fraud charge--CRANBROOK, B.C. - A man who pledged $7.5 million to a British Columbia junior hockey team has pleaded guilty to an unrelated fraud charge.Mike Gould of Calgary was charged with fraud and using a forged document...
McPhedran Forging Ahead with Support for Senate Staffers Harassed on the Job
Senator standing by promise to staffers--OTTAWA - A Manitoba senator is forging ahead with a plan to offer support to anyone who has experienced sexual misconduct while working in the upper chamber, even if she is not allowed to use her office budget...
MLSE Says Its Pro Gamers Will Be Team Ambassadors -- and Will Be Fighting Fit
Pro gamers look to health and wellness--TORONTO - Forget the stereotype of video gamers hunched over a controller, munching on junk food in a dark basement.Like their NBA and MLS athlete counterparts, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment's pro gamers...
Murder Trial Hears Accused Met with Tina Fontaine after She Was Reported Missing
Accused killer was with girl: witness--WINNIPEG - Jurors were told shortly before 15-year-old Tina Fontaine's body was found in the Red River wrapped in a duvet cover and weighed down by rocks, her accused killer told an acquaintance he had recently...
National Audio 12:35 PM ET
National Audio 12:35 PM ET--NAT065 - (US-Security-Clearances) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-14s. F-B-I Director Christopher Wray is providing new details that call into question the White House timeline leading up to the departure of former staff...
National Audio 2:35 PM ET
National Audio 2:35 PM ET--NAT079 - (Britain-Prince-Harry) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) EDINBURGH, Scotland. x-10s. Prince Harry and fiancee Meghan Markle are continuing their pre-wedding tour of Britain with a trip to Scotland. It was the couple's fourth official...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT001 - (OLY-Pyeongchang-Olympics-Weather) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) PYEONGCHANG, South Korea. x-24s. (Alex Stone) There has been some fallout after an event was allowed to go forward in Pyeongchang despite extreme weather conditions....
National Audio 4:25 PM ET
National Audio 4:25 PM ET--NAT092 - (Banff-Cannabis-Rules) BANFF, Alta. x-16s. The Town of Banff, Alberta, is grappling with some unique challenges before this year's legalization of cannabis. With a reputation as a place to get a "Rocky Mountain high"...
National Audio 7:55 PM ET
National Audio 7:55 PM ET--NAT116 - (Throne-Speech-BC) VICTORIA. x-20s. B-C's New Democrats say they're moving to create more safe, affordable childcare spaces for families across the province. Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon (gee-SHON') read the...
New Rules for Use of Surveillance Cameras in Quebec Care Centres Start March 7
Rules for cameras at Quebec care centres as of March 7--MONTREAL - New rules governing surveillance cameras in long-term care facilities in Quebec strike a balance between respecting residents' rights and protecting the reputation of staff members, the...
New U.S. Trade Shot: Duties Weighed on Pipe Product from Canada and Elsewhere
New U.S. trade shot: pipeline material--WASHINGTON - It's the latest incoming trade salvo from the United States: the U.S. is considering punitive duties on pipeline material from a half-dozen countries including Canada.The duties being sought for large-diameter...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Boushie-Ottawa) (Audio: P14)Colten Boushie's mother says she and her family are still going to fight for justice for her son, and won't stop until things change for the better.The 22-year-old Indigenous man was shot and killed in 2016 by a white...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Boushie-Ottawa)N-D-P Leader Jagmeet Singh says it's time for a discussion on abolishing the use of peremptory challenges in the jury selection process.The use of these challenges at the trial of the Saskatchewan man acquitted of killing 22-year-old...
No Shortage on Jury-Fix Ideas over the Decades, but Reform Elusive
Despite years of ideas, jury reform elusive--TORONTO - The acquittal in the Colten Boushie killing that has angered many Indigenous people and sparked criticism from the justice minister has cast a harsh spotlight on Canada's criminal jury system whose...
Nova Scotia Teachers Union Calls Surprise Strike Vote over Education Reforms
Teachers union calls strike vote over reforms--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's teachers union has called an unexpected strike vote, setting up a showdown with the province's Liberal government over education reforms.Any strike would not be legal, the union admitted...
N.S. Judge Throws out Cocaine Evidence after Ontario Man's Rights Breached
Cocaine evidence thrown out after rights breach--SYDNEY, N.S. - A Nova Scotia judge has ruled the seizure of two kilograms of cocaine from an Ontario man during a search at a ferry terminal violated his charter rights, prompting the Crown to drop a drug...
N.S. System for People with Disabilities Had Dark Roots, Expert Tells Inquiry
N.S. system for disabled had dark roots:expert--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's system to support people with intellectual disabilities has dark roots in a poorhouse system that led to attitudes they should remain segregated and controlled, a human rights inquiry...
Nunavut Project to Collect Inuit Elder Testimony on Franklin Shipwreck Sites
Feds gather oral history on Franklin wrecks--OTTAWA - Parks Canada is launching a new initiative in Nunavut to collect and share the testimony of Inuit elders who have knowledge of the doomed Franklin expedition of 1845.The project is seeking a contractor...
--Olympic Minute-
---(OLY-CUR-Men's)Calgary's Kevin Koe (KOO'-ee) begins Canada's defence of men's curling gold with a match against Italy this evening, before taking on Britain tomorrow morning.Brad Jacobs won the gold for Canada four years ago in Sochi.Ottawa's Rachel...
OLY-What-Canada-Did
What Canada Did at the 2018 Pyeonchang Winter Olympics--PYEONGCHANG, Korea, Republic Of - What Canada Did on Tuesday at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games:ALPINE SKIINGMen's combined _ Benjamin Thomsen, Invermere, B.C., was 26th in the downhill...
Ontario Must Close Loopholes That Allow Landlords to Hike Rent: Groups
Ont. must close rent increase loopholes: groups--TORONTO - Advocacy groups are calling on the Ontario government to close what they call loopholes in the province's housing law that they say allow landlords to offload maintenance costs onto tenants.The...
--Ontario Update-
---(GM-Car-Sharing-Toronto)G-M officials say Toronto will be the first city outside the United States to offer the automaker's new app-driven car sharing service.The service -- dubbed Maven City -- is already used in 17 American cities since being launched...
--Ontario Update --
---(Rent-Strike)Several advocacy groups say loopholes in Ontario's housing law allow landlords to offload maintenance costs onto tenants, and they want the province to close them.The groups say landlords are taking advantage of rules that allow them...
Photo Advisory
Photo advisory--The Canadian Press photo advisory for Tuesday, Feb.13, 2018. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists.MONCTON--National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered...
Police Wrap Property Search without Finding More Remains in McArthur Probe
No more remains at property linked to McArthur: police--TORONTO - The excavation of a Toronto property where six presumed victims of an alleged serial killer were found buried in planters has concluded without unearthing any more human remains, police...
Prairie Audio 12:20 PM MT
Prairie Audio 12:20 PM MT--PR02 - (Mba-Tickling-Apology)WINNIPEG. x-09s. Former Manitoba premier Greg Selinger is apologizing for not being aware that a former minister in his cabinet allegedly acted inappropriately with numerous women. Some of those...
--Prairie Update-
(Sask-Farm-Shooting)A Saskatchewan farmer who has donated one thousand dollars to a campaign to support Gerald Stanley says farmers are easy targets for thieves.Mark Pashovitz says Stanley, who was acquitted last week of second-degree murder in the 2016...
--Prairie Update-
---(Boushie-Ottawa) (Sask Note)Colten Boushie's family members say they've received assurances from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and others in the federal government that changes will be made to the justice system to address systemic racism.Members...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
---(Dairy-Farmers-Labels)Dairy Farmers of Canada says it's concerned about Ottawa's plans to move ahead with so-called "Front of Pack" warning labels.The group says Health Canada is exempting whole milk from the proposed policy because it recognizes...
Prep-LifeWatch
---(Eye-Worm)An Oregon woman who had worms coming out of her eye has made the medical textbooks as the first known human case of a parasitic infection spread by flies.Fourteen tiny worms were removed from the left eye of the 26-year-old woman in August...
Pro Gamer Hopes to Add to Toronto FC Trophy Case with Esports Glory
Balke hopes to bring TFC esports acclaim--Toronto FC is hoping Phil Balke can follow in the championship footsteps of Michael Bradley, Sebastian Giovinco and Jose Altidore.But Balke works his soccer magic with a gaming controller.Maple Leafs Sports &...
Quebec Coroner's Report into Ride-Sharing Death a Warning to Users
Quebec coroner's warning for ride-sharing users--MONTREAL - A Quebec coroner is warning ride-sharing users they don't have any guarantees about the state of the vehicle they're getting into.Dr. Jean Brochu said raising awareness was his main goal in...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(Boushie-Ottawa)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says while it would be "completely inappropriate" to comment on the specifics of the verdict in the Colten Boushie case, much needs to be done to fix the way First Nations people are treated in the justice...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(Boushie-Ottawa) (Audio: P13)Colten Boushie's relatives say they've received assurances from the prime minister and others that change is coming to Canada's justice system.The family of the 22-year-old met separately today with Justin Trudeau and...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(OLY-Pyeongchang-Olympics) (Audio: 43)Norway still leads the overall medal count in Pyeongchang, where Canada is tied for second with the Netherlands after picking up three medals today.Alex Gough of Calgary finished third and won Canada's first ever...
Singh: NDP Considering Pledge to Do Away with So-Called Peremptory Challenges
NDP to mull ban on peremptory challenges--OTTAWA - NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he is considering whether his party should push to abolish the use of so-called peremptory challenges in the jury selection process.The practice, which allows Crown and...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(CRIME-Girl-Killed) (Audio: 80)Jurors in Winnipeg have heard that a man accused of killing a 15-year-old girl had talked about meeting her after she went missing.A witness has testified that Raymond Cormier told him he'd met with Tina Fontaine after...
--Sixth NewsWatch-
---(OLY-Pyeongchang-Olympics) (Audio: 37)Canada's John Morris and Kaitlyn Lawes are going into the history books as the winners of the first Olympic gold medal in mixed doubles curling.They scored a 10-3 win over Jenny Perret and Martin Rios of Switzerland.Short-track...
--Sportsbreak--
---Three more medals for Canada at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. John Morris and Kaitlyn Lawes defeated Switzerland 10-3 to capture the first gold medal in mixed curling while Alex Gough (GOFF') earned Canada's first medal in luge with a bronze in...
SportsCall Audio 2:50 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 2:50 AM ET--NAT012 - (SPORTS-OLY-SBD-Slopestyle-Women) PYEONGCHANG, South Korea. x-12s. Canadian snowboarder Laurie Blouin won silver in the women's slopestyle despite blustery conditions at the Pyeongchang Games. Blouin says it has...
SportsCall Audio 4:00 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 4:00 AM ET--NAT021 - (SPORTS-HKN-Panthers-Oilers) EDMONTON. x-16s. The Florida Panthers beat the Edmonton Oilers 7-5 on Monday night. Oilers goaltender Cam Talbot was in for all seven goals against. Captain Connor McDavid says it was...
Study Suggests Canadians Taking Prescription Drugs Cut Groceries, Heat Spending
Canadians on meds cut back on food, heat--MONTREAL - Nearly one million Canadians opted for emptier grocery bags and colder homes in order to pay for prescription drugs in 2016, suggests a nationwide study on the topic published Tuesday.The review was...
--Tenth NewsWatch-
---(Sask-Farm-Shooting-Singh) (Audio: P01)N-D-P Leader Jagmeet Singh is wading into the discussion about the acquittal of Saskatchewan farmer Gerald Stanley.He's considering whether the party should push to abolish the use of peremptory challenges in...
The Agony of Defeat: How Olympians Can Deal with Failure
The agony of defeat: How Olympians can deal with failure--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...
--Third NewsWatch-
---(Boushie-Ottawa)Colten Boushie's relatives are in Ottawa to talk about the acquittal of the man accused of murdering him.Jade Tootoosis says her family has ''little to no faith'' in the justice system after Gerald Stanley was found not guilty of second-degree...
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