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Articles from March 5, 2018

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Advisory-Prairie-Calendar
Good Morning! The early editor for the Prairie region at The Canadian Press Edmonton is Ken Trimble. Your queries and contributions are welcome. Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba stations call 780-428-6107 and press zero to reach the newsroom. Edmontons...
Another 'Technical Glitch' Temporarily Shuts Down Access to Worker Pay Stubs
'Phoenix not available' says pay website--OTTAWA - Federal civil servants are being told they'll have to wait this week to see the details of their paycheques after a "technical glitch" forced a shutdown of the Phoenix pay account system.It's just one...
A Timeline of Key Events in the Case of Alleged Serial Killer Bruce McArthur
A timeline of events in the case of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur--A timeline of key events in the case of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur based on information released by Toronto police:___September 2010 _ Skandaraj Navaratnam, 40, disappears...
--Atlantic Update-
(Justice-Report-Card)Prince Edward Island gets top marks in an annual report card on the justice system across Canada.The Macdonald-Laurier Institute tracks various justice system metrics to rank the provinces and territories in the areas of fairness,...
--Atlantic Update-
(NS-Missing-Skier)A search is underway for a 48-year-old woman who police believe may have fallen through the ice while cross-country skiing in Nova Scotia.Cape Breton Regional Police say a dive team was called to New Waterford Lake on Sunday morning...
BC Audio 5:55 PM ET
BC Audio 5:55 PM ET--BC04 - (ICBC-Crisis-Rates)VICTORIA. x-20s. David Eby, the minister responsible for the Insurance Corporation of B-C, says he's launching a public survey today with clear directions to save good drivers money on their insurance rates....
--B-C Update-
(BC-Car-Crash)Vancouver police believe speed was a factor in the city's second fatal car crash of the year.Police say a white Mercedes sedan rolled over in a treed area near the University of British Columbia, after the driver lost control just before...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Kenney-Visit)Alberta Opposition Leader Jason Kenney paid a visit to Vancouver today and spoke about what he'd do as premier if British Columbia blocks the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.The United Conservative Party leader says he'd be prepared...
Beyond Beasts of Burden: How to Reward Our Animals for Their Work
Beyond beasts of burden: How to reward our animals for their work--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...
Bishop's University Student from B.C. Dies after Fall in Dominican Republic
Quebec student dead after fall in Dominican Republic--MONTREAL - A Bishop's University student died and another was injured after they both fell at a beach resort in the Dominican Republic while on spring break vacation over the weekend.University officials...
Canada to Get First Look at Its Path in Inaugural CONCACAF Nations League
Canada set for CONCACAF Nations League--Canada will learn Wednesday its first steps in the new CONCACAF Nations League, set to kick off in September with qualifiers featuring 34 men's national teams from North and Central America and the Caribbean.The...
Canadian Film and TV Industry Eyes Potential Power of Inclusion Riders
Canadian film and TV industry eyes potential of inclusion riders--TORONTO - Canadian film and television stars might not have the clout of Hollywood A-listers, but they can still play a role in forcing film and television projects to be more diverse,...
Canadian Oscar Winner Shane Vieau Makes a Splash with His Onstage Attire
Canadian Oscar winner Shane Vieau turns heads with shoes--Canadian Oscar winner Shane Vieau made a splash not just by getting his trophy on Sunday -- but also with his attire.As Vieau accepted his Oscar alongside fellow Canadians Paul Austerberry and...
Canadian Who Admitted to Plotting Terrorist Attacks Asks for 'Second Chance'
Canadian in terror case pleads for second chance--A Canadian who admitted to plotting a terrorist attack on New York City is pleading for "a second chance" in a letter submitted to the court ahead of his upcoming sentencing.In the letter filed to a New...
Captain Christine Sinclair Scores Twice in Canada Win over Korea at Algarve Cup
Sinclair scores twice as Canada beats Korea--LAGOS, Portugal - Christine Sinclair scored twice and helped set up another to help Canada to a 3-0 win over South Korea at the Algarve Cup soccer tournament Monday.The goals raised Sinclair's career tally...
CN Rail Ousts CEO Luc Jobin, Says It Needs Energetic Leader to Move Forward
CN Rail ousts chief executive Luc Jobin--MONTREAL - The chief executive of Canadian National Railway Co. abruptly stepped down Monday as the railway struggles through operational and customer service challenges.The Montreal-based company said it has...
Community Upset after Former B.C. Mayor Charged with Numerous Sex Offences
Community upset after former B.C. mayor charged--BURNS LAKE, B.C. - An Indigenous leader in central British Columbia says his community is angry and disheartened after its former mayor was charged with sex-related offences.Chief Wilf Adam of the Lake...
Cops' Probe of Indigenous Man's Death in Thunder Bay Shoddy: Review
Thunder Bay cops' probe of Indigenous death shoddy: review--TORONTO - A decision by police officers in Thunder Bay, Ont., to rule out foul play just hours after the body of an Indigenous man was found floating in a river was the result of a grossly inadequate...
Deadly Fire in Halifax Was Caused by Electrical Fault in Basement: Fire Chief
Deadly fire caused by electrical fault--HALIFAX - An investigation into a Halifax-area blaze that took the life of an 11-year-old girl, an 18-year-old man and a 58-year-old man suggests it was the result of an electrical fault that started in the basement...
Doctors Network Develops National Guideline for Treating Opioid Addictions
Guideline developed for treating opioid addiction--TORONTO - A network of doctors has developed a new Canadian guideline for managing opioid use disorder, including a recommendation of which replacement medication should first be used to treat those...
East Coast Artists Talk Music and Travel in Home-Built Flight Simulator
Musician hosts talk show on digitized plane--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia singer-songwriter Joel Plaskett croons about Arizona over what appears to be an aerial view of the desert landscape near the Grand Canyon -- but in reality, he is sitting in a cramped...
Eby Says ICBC Shift Involves Rewarding Good Driving, Penalizing Poor Driving
Public process to change ICBC starts today--VICTORIA - Major shifts in direction are being considered to ensure good drivers in British Columbia receive lower insurance rates, says the minister responsible for the province's public auto insurer.David...
Editorial Exchange: Paternity Leave Only Partial Solution
Editorial Exchange: Paternity leave only partial solution--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published March 5:Will the new federal budget increase the number of women in the workforce, and address the wage gap? Maybe.In Canada, maternity-leave...
Editorial Exchange: Provincial Ban Needed on Plastic Shopping Bags
Editorial Exchange: Provincial ban needed on plastic shopping bags--An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle Herald, published March 5:Plastic shopping bags get used for 20 minutes on average, then can take up to 1,000 years to break down in a landfill,...
Editorial Exchange: Senator Lynn Beyak Keeps on Fighting the Bad Fight
Editorial Exchange: Senator Lynn Beyak keeps on fighting the bad fight--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published March 5:The clash in the Senate over racist letters posted to the website of Lynn Beyak is not about free speech, as the senator claims,...
Editorial Exchange: Trudeau's Diplomatic Imbecility
Editorial Exchange: Trudeau's diplomatic imbecility--An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle Herald, published March 3:Will Prime Minister Justin Trudeau please stop destroying Canada's relations with the government of India?It's not in this country's...
Editorial Exchange: Trump's Tariff Talk Threatens Canada and His Own Country
Editorial Exchange: Trump's tariff talk threatens Canada and his own country--An editorial from the Hamilton Spectator, published March 3:There are dozens of reasons why Donald Trump's pledge to put crippling import duties on steel and aluminum could...
Edmonton Mayor Tells UN Conference Cities Can Fight Climate Change Alone
Cities can fight climate change alone: mayor--EDMONTON - Cities can do a lot to fight climate change on their own even if the levels of government they answer to aren't interested, the mayor of Alberta's capital told an international conference on Monday.Don...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Tariffs-NAFTA) (Audio: P03)Round seven of NAFTA talks has wrapped up in Mexico City.It comes as U-S President Donald Trump suggests tariffs on Canadian and Mexican steel could be dependent on whether the three countries can agree on a new trade...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Tariffs-NAFTA) (Audio: 58)Two of U-S President Donald Trump's latest tweets are targeting Canada and Mexico.Trump now says proposed American tariffs on imported steel and aluminum will only come off if there's a new North American Free Trade...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(McArthur-Victims) (Audio: 86)In a rare move, Toronto police have released a photograph of a man who they believe is a victim of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur.Detective-Sergeant Hank Idsinga says investigators believe the man was dead when...
Entertainment News as of 10 A.M. Monday, March 5
Entertainment News Advisory--Good morning from the Canadian Press entertainment 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...
Ex-PM Brian Mulroney Says Daughter's Inexperience Shouldn't Be Held against Her
Brian Mulroney stumps for daughter Caroline--AJAX, Ont. - While consistently dismissing critics who accuse her of cashing in on her family name, Caroline Mulroney has recruited her famous father to shore up support as she fights to seize the reins of...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Tariffs-NAFTA) (Audio: P04)U-S Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says time is getting short to reach a retooled North American Free Trade Agreement.The seventh round of talks have concluded in Mexico, but Lighthizer says just three chapters...
--Fifth Newswatch-
---(McArthur-Victims)Toronto police have scheduled a news conference for 10:30 Eastern Time this morning to give an update on their investigation into alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur.Among those on hand will be Dr. Michael Pollanen, Chief Forensic...
--First NewsWatch-
---(ENT-Oscars-Cda)I(Audio:01)The Cold War fairy tale "The Shape of Water" is the winner of this year's Academy Award for best picture.Director Guillermo del Toro's film -- shot mostly in Toronto and Hamilton -- is about a mute janitor who falls in love...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Trade) (Audio: 107)U-S President Donald Trump continues to hatch surprises regarding tariffs and NAFTA.Now he says any tariffs he might impose on aluminum and steel on Canada and Mexico would not come off unless the U-S gets a good deal in...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(ENT-Oscars)Guillermo del Toro paid tribute to Mexico, to immigrants and to the borderless "world of filmmakers'' as he accepted Oscars for best director and best picture last night in Hollywood.Del Toro's "The Shape of Water'' was the evening's top...
Growing Frequency, Height of Nova Scotia Storm Surges Worries Mayor
Growing frequency of storm surges worries N.S.--LIVERPOOL, N.S. - Another weekend of storm surges in Nova Scotia has a south shore mayor calling for provincial help to cope with the rising impact of climate change on waterfronts.The mayor of the Region...
Health-Lifestyles News as of 10 A.M. Monday, March 5
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory--Good morning 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...
IEA Says Crude-by-Rail Shipments to More Than Double to 390,000 Barrels a Day
IEA says crude-by-rail to more than double--CALGARY - Crude-by-rail shipments could more than double over the next two years from historic highs as a lack of pipeline capacity forces producers to look to alternatives, said the International Energy Agency...
'I Feel Scared:' Indigenous Youth Call for Change after High-Profile Acquittals
Indigenous youth call for change after acquittals--WINNIPEG - Recent acquittals in the high-profile deaths of two young Indigenous people have some of their peers across Canada questioning whether reconciliation is possible."I feel scared. I feel scared...
Injured Wolfpack Forward Cory Paterson Savours First Trip to Toronto
Cory Paterson says Toronto move was right one--TORONTO - Cory Paterson's debut for the Toronto Wolfpack had a little bit of everything.The 30-year-old Australian forward intercepted a chip kick and raced 70-plus metres for a try in the Wolfpack's season-opening...
Justice System Report Slams Alberta for Hiding Indigenous Incarceration Rates
Report card gives justice system mixed review--OTTAWA - The government of Alberta is being lambasted in a review of Canada's justice system as the only province to keep secret the number of Indigenous people it has locked up over the last five years.The...
Justin Bieber Exhibit a Strong Draw for Fans to His Picturesque Hometown
Bieber memorabilia draws fans to Stratford, Ont., exhibit--For most tourists of a certain age, the quaint city of Stratford, Ont., is synonymous with its world-renowned Shakespearean theatre festival.But for a large number of young pop music-loving females,...
Justin Trudeau's India Debacle Shows the Pitfalls of 'Nation Branding'
Justin Trudeau's India debacle shows the pitfalls of 'nation branding'--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...
Kenney Threatens to Limit Flow of Oil to B.C., and Put Toll on Natural Gas
Kenney threatens to limit flow of oil to B.C.--VANCOUVER - Jason Kenney, Alberta's Opposition leader and candidate for premier, says his government would ensure "serious consequences" for British Columbia if it blocks the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.Kenney...
Montreal Visual Effects Producers Celebrate 'Blade Runner 2049' Win
Montreal effects producers mark 'Blade Runner 2049' win--TORONTO - Visual effects producer Adam O'Brien-Locke wasn't going to let another potential "La La Land" mix-up dampen his neighbourhood Oscar party in Montreal.When "Blade Runner 2049" was announced...
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 (15,541.28, up 156.69 points)Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 63 cents, or 5.93 per cent, to...
NAFTA: U.S. in a Hurry to Complete Quickly, Even If It Means Separate Deals
NAFTA: U.S. says it wants a deal quickly--The United States says it's in a hurry to conclude NAFTA negotiations, arguing that political challenges over the coming months will make it increasingly difficult to complete an agreement if talks drag on.If...
National Audio 12:05 AM ET
National Audio 12:05 AM ET--NAT109 - (US-Oscars-Best-Actor) LOS ANGELES. x-29s. Gary Oldman's transformation into Winston Churchill for "Darkest Hour" has won him the best actor Academy Award. It is Oldman's first win on only his second nomination, despite...
National Audio 12:15 AM ET
National Audio 12:15 AM ET--NAT094 - (US-Oscars) LOS ANGELES. x-18s. Australian Lee Smith has won an Academy Award for best film editing for his work on "Dunkirk." This award marks Smith's first win and his third nomination for his editing on "Master...
National Audio 12:25 AM ET
National Audio 12:25 AM ET--NAT095 - (US-Oscars) LOS ANGELES. x-26s. "The Silent Child" has won an Academy Award for the best live action short film. The British film follows the life of a four-year-old girl, Libby, who is deaf and is unable to communicate...
National Audio 12:35 AM ET
National Audio 12:35 AM ET--NAT095 - (US-Oscars) LOS ANGELES. x-26s. "The Silent Child" has won an Academy Award for the best live action short film. The British film follows the life of a four-year-old girl, Libby, who is deaf and is unable to communicate...
National Audio 2:35 AM ET
National Audio 2:35 AM ET--NAT001 - (Oscars-Canada) UNDATED. x-31s. (Victoria Ahearn) Several Canadians have won Oscars for "The Shape of Water." (opens with and contains sound) (WA) (SOURCE:The Canadian Press) --NAT002 - (Oscars-Canada) LOS ANGELES....
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT005 - (US-United-States-Israel) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) JERUSALEM. x-16s. His visit to the White House today could give Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a temporary boost. It's a chance to turn the spotlight away from...
National Audio 3:15 AM ET
National Audio 3:15 AM ET--NAT016 - (ENT-Oscars-Jimmy-Kimmel) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LOS ANGELES. x-05s. The 90th Academy Awards aired live Sunday night from from Hollywood's Dolby Theater. During his opening monologue, host Jimmy Kimmel joked about last...
National Audio 4:15 PM ET
National Audio 4:15 PM ET--P01 - (Justice-Report-Card) VANCOUVER. x-13s. A new report card on Canada's justice system is criticizing the government of Alberta for keeping secret the number of Indigenous people it has locked up over the past five years....
National Audio 4:55 AM ET
National Audio 4:55 AM ET--NAT034 - (US-United-States-Israel) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-32s. (Karen Travers) U-S President Donald Trump will be visited today by the leader of one of America's closest allies. A-B-C's Karen Travers has details...
National Audio 5:25 PM ET
National Audio 5:25 PM ET--NAT120 - (US-Trump-Russia-Probe) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NEW YORK. x-30s. (Aaron Katersky) A former adviser to the Trump campaign has launched an afternoon media blitz, snubbing his nose at the investigation into Russian meddling...
National Audio 6:05 PM ET
National Audio 6:05 PM ET--NAT122 - (US-School-Shooting-Florida) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) (WATCH DATING) UNDATED. x-14s. As the Florida state Senate debated a bill that would raise the minimum age for firearm purchases from 18 to 21, family members who lost...
National Audio 6:15 PM ET
National Audio 6:15 PM ET--NAT125 - (Former-Mayor-Charged) BURNS LAKE, B.C. x-07s. The leader of an Indigenous community in central B-C is questioning why it took police more than a month to release any information about sexual assault charges against...
National Audio 7:45 AM ET
National Audio 7:45 AM ET--NAT066 - (US-Northeast-Storm) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) BALTIMORE. x-07s. Hundreds of thousands of customers along the U-S East Coast are still without power after Friday's powerful nor'easter. In the Baltimore area about 37-thousand...
National Audio 9:05 PM ET
National Audio 9:05 PM ET--NAT134 - (Britain-Spy) SALISBURY, England. x-11s. A former Russian spy was critically ill after exposure to an "unknown substance" in the U-K. Wiltshire Police Assistant Chief Constable Craig Holden says the man in question,...
National Defence Aims to Save Time by Cutting Steel on Resupply Ships Early
DND aims to cut steel on resupply ships early--OTTAWA - The Department of National Defence wants to get an early start on cutting steel for the navy's new support ships, hoping to keep the multibillion-dollar project from slipping farther behind schedule.The...
New Brunswick Working on Technology to Ease Damage in Flood Season
N.B. hopes technology can ease flood damage--FREDERICTON - Flood forecasters in New Brunswick are using new technology to track snow loads and ice movement, hoping more information leads to less damage.Jasmin Boisvert, a water services specialist with...
Newfoundland Government Urged to Offer Universal Coverage of Abortion Pill
N.L. government urged to cover abortion pill--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland and Labrador is being pressured to provide universal coverage for the abortion pill amid complaints the province is one of the worst when it comes to access to abortion.It...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Tariffs-NAFTA) (Audio: P08)Canada's foreign affairs minister continues to talk tough on trade.Threatened U-S metals tariffs hung over the seventh round of talks on a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement as they wrapped up in Mexico...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(McArthur-Victims)Toronto police are asking for help identifying a man whose remains were found in a planter on a property where alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur worked as a landscaper.McArthur is facing six charges of first-degree murder in the...
Nova Scotia Education Bill Subject to Heavy Criticism in Committee Hearing
N.S education bill takes hits in committee--HALIFAX - Proposed legislation that would radically change the administration of Nova Scotia's school system was derided as "undemocratic" and "unneeded" Monday as critics lined up to condemn the bill before...
--Ontario Update-
---(McArthur-Victims)Toronto police have scheduled a news conference for 10:30 a.m. today to provide an update on their investigation into alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur.They say the media briefing will be conducted by Homicide Detective Sergeant...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Opposition-Voting)There's less than one week left in the race to pick the next leader of Ontario's Progressive Conservative party.Members have most of the week to cast a ballot for any of the four candidates running.Former provincial legislator...
--Ontario Update-
(Ont-Opposition-Mulroney)Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney is out stumping for his daughter as she battles for the helm of Ontario's Progressive Conservatives.Mulroney told a lunchtime event in Ajax, east of Toronto, that his daughter Caroline's lack...
Ont. Tory Govt Could Get Carbon Cash Tax despite Opposition, Experts Say
Ont. Tory govt could get carbon cash tax despite opposition--TORONTO - All four candidates hoping to lead Ontario's Progressive Conservatives have rejected the idea of a carbon tax, but experts say a Tory government could end up with revenue from the...
Parliament Audio 4:15 PM ET
Parliament Audio 4:15 PM ET--P04 - (Trump-Tariffs-NAFTA) MEXICO CITY. x-22s. U-S Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says time may be running out to reach a new North American Free Trade Agreement. The seventh round of talks have concluded in Mexico,...
Parliament Audio 5:00 PM ET
Parliament Audio 5:00 PM ET--P09 - (Trump-Tariffs-NAFTA)(EXTENDED) MEXICO CITY. x-27s. Canada's foreign affairs minister says Canada is treating threatened U-S metals tariffs and the North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiations as separate matters....
PM and Trump Talk: U.S. in Hurry for NAFTA Deal, Using Tariff Threat as Leverage
Trudeau and Trump talk about tariffs--WASHINGTON - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke by phone with President Donald Trump on a day the United States revealed it might use the threat of tariffs as a negotiating tactic to force a quick NAFTA deal.On...
--Prairie Update-
(Alta-Teen-Fatal)R-C-M-P believe slippery conditions contributed to a crash near Edmonton that killed a 17-year-old girl.Police say the teen was driving an S-U-V that collided with a truck on Highway 15 north of the North Saskatchewan River bridge on...
--Prairie Update-
(Mba-Safeway-Strike-Vote)Unionized Safeway store workers in Manitoba have voted overwhelmingly in favour of going on strike to back contract demands.The 22-hundred employees handed their union -- the United Food and Commercial Workers -- a 98 per cent...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
(India-Chickpea-Tariff-Sask)An organization that represents Saskatchewan's pulse producers is downplaying the impact of higher chickpea tariffs on the industry.On Friday, India announced it would be increasing a tariff on chickpea imports from 40 per...
Prep-Entertainment Report
---BOX OFFICE - "BLACK PANTHER" WINS AGAINLOS ANGELES (AP) _ We won't know until this time next year whether "Black Panther" will dominate the Oscars the way it has dominated the box office since its release. But it did get a shout out during last night's...
Prep-Music-Report
---MIKE HUCKABEE - RESIGNS - CMA FOUNDATION BOARDNASHVILLE (AP) _ Former U-S Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee was elected to the board of the Country Music Association Foundation last week and resigned the next day because of a backlash...
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...
Public Asked to Help ID Dead Man Linked to Alleged Serial Killer Bruce McArthur
Police release dead man's photo in McArthur probe--TORONTO - Investigators working on the case of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur released a photo of a dead man Monday, a rare move Toronto police hope will help identify someone they believe to be...
Quebec Liberal Stalwart Jean-Marc Fournier Won't Seek Re-Election
Quebec Liberal Fournier won't run again--QUEBEC - Jean-Marc Fournier, longtime Quebec Liberal who held a series of prominent positions in the party including as interim leader, announced Monday he won't be seeking re-election when Quebecers go to the...
Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard Meets Emmanuel Macron to Begin France Trip
Philippe Couillard, Emmanuel Macron meet in Paris--PARIS - Defending the French language does not mean refusing to speak other languages, French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday, alongside Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard.The two leaders met for...
Quebec Urges Health Canada to Review Rules around Sugary Alcoholic Drinks
Ottawa urged to review sugary alcoholic drinks--MONTREAL - Health Canada must review regulations around alcoholic beverages infused with high amounts of sugar following the reported death of a Quebec teenager who had drunk such a product, Quebec's public...
REPEAT-NATIONAL Audio 245 PM ET
---NAT098 - (Israel-Netanyahu) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE)JERUSALEM. x--31s. (Jordana Miller) Another former aide to Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to testify in a burgeoning corruption case against the Israeli leader. (SOURCE:ABC)---NAT099 - (NL-Lost-Toddler)ST....
REPEAT-NATIONAL Audio 315 PM ET
---NAT103 - (Trump-Tariffs-NAFTA)WASHINGTON. x--19s. U-S President Donald Trump says "we're not backing down" on his push to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum despite criticism from fellow Republicans. During an Oval Office meeting with the...
REPEAT-NATIONAL Audio 330 PM ET
---NAT108 - (US-Bill-Cosby)NORRISTOWN, Pa. x--15s. A day after Hollywood's first Oscars of the MeToo era, Bill Cosby went to court Monday in a bid to get his sexual assault case thrown out -- or at least stop some of his dozens of accusers from testifying...
REPEAT-National Audio 355 PM ET
---NAT113 - (MUSIC-Flight-Simulator)MULLINS, Barbados. x--08s. A Halifax musician has launched a new web series where he talks to East Coast artists about travel and music as they soar around the world in a computer-generated plane. Asif Illyas hosts...
RioCan to Leverage Its Retail Holdings for Rental Retail, Residential
RioCan Living to combine retail, residential--TORONTO - RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust says it will turn some of the retail shopping centres in its portfolio into mixed-use communities that have the potential for more than 20,000 residences in six...
Scheer off to London to Talk Trade Ahead of "Generational Change" of Brexit
Scheer to promote Canada-UK free trade--OTTAWA - Andrew Scheer is off to London to start laying the groundwork for his pledge to negotiate a free trade agreement with the United Kingdom should he become prime minister.The Conservative leader will use...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(ENT-Oscars-Cda)(Audio:02)Love won out at the 90th Academy Awards as Guillermo del Toro's monster romance "The Shape of Water" swam away with best picture Oscar.It took a leading four awards, including best production design for a trio of Canadians,...
Self-Driving 'Sailbot' Returns Home to Vancouver after Being Lost at Sea
Robotic sailboat returns home after rescue at sea--VANCOUVER - She lost her sail and has a few scratches, but a robotic sailboat has returned home in relatively good condition after being lost at sea.The self-navigating "sailbot" -- a 5.5-metre solar-powered...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(US-NAFTA-Rush) (Audio: p07)The United States is in a hurry to finish NAFTA negotiations quickly, for several reasons.U-S trade czar Robert Lighthizer says he's worried that looming elections in Mexico and in Ontario and Quebec could scuttle chances...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Tariffs-NAFTA) (Audio: 78)U-S President Donald Trump's latest tweets suggest he plans to use proposed new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports as leverage in talks to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement.The White House announced...
'Shape of Water' Oscars Wins Called a 'Watershed Moment' for Canadian Film
'Shape of Water' Oscar wins a 'watershed moment' for Canada--LOS ANGELES - "The Shape of Water"'s Oscar wins on Sunday for best picture and best production design reflect Toronto's growth into a film and TV production powerhouse, said the Canadian talent...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Tariffs-NAFTA) (Audio: p08)Canada's foreign affairs minister went on the defensive today over threatened U-S metals tariffs.Chrystia Freeland spoke after the seventh round of talks on a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement wrapped...
--Sixth NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Tariffs-NAFTA) (Audio: 55)U-S President Donald Trump is now making a link between NAFTA negotiations and Canada getting hit with steel and aluminum tariffs.Trump fired off tweets this morning about his displeasure with trade deficits with Mexico...
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