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2017-18 National Hockey League Player's Awards List
2017-18 National Hockey League player's awards list--Players' awards for the 2017-18 season as announced Monday by the National Hockey League:STARS OF THE WEEKMarch 5First Star: Nathan MacKinnon, C, Colorado Avalanche; Second Star: Patrik Laine, RW,...
ADVISORY-Atl-Calendar
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ADVISORY-B-C Calendar
Here is Thursday's B.C. calendar:KELOWNA - Alaina Lockhart, Parliamentary Secretary, small business and tourism, makes an announcement and then participates at a roundtable with local women entrepreneurs to celebrate International Women's Day. Media...
Advisory-Prairie-Calendar
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Air Canada Union Files Human Rights Complaint over Flight Attendant Treatment
Air Canada union files human rights complaint--TORONTO - The union representing Air Canada flight attendants says it has filed a human rights complaint alleging "systemic discrimination and harassment" of its members.The Canadian Union of Public Employees...
A Timeline of Events in the Jaspal Atwal Affair
A timeline of events in the Jaspal Atwal affair--OTTAWA - Controversy has swirled since a man who was convicted of trying to kill an Indian cabinet minister in 1986 showed up at a reception for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in India last month. Here...
Atlantic Audio 2:05 PM AT
Atlantic Audio 2:05 PM AT--AT01 - (NS-Collaborative-Care-Teams)HALIFAX. x-17s. Nova Scotia's health minister says the government is bolstering collaborative care across the province, creating seven new teams and strengthening 16 others. Randy Delorey...
Atlantic Update
(Desmond-New-Bill)Finance Minister Bill Morneau is scheduled to be in Halifax today to unveil the design for the new ten-dollar bill.The bank note will feature an image of Nova Scotia civil rights pioneer Viola Desmond.In 1946, Desmond challenged racial...
Atlantic Update
(NS-Racist-Graffiti)A Mi'kmaq (MIG'-maw) band council member says more should have been done to shield young Indigenous and African Nova Scotian students from seeing racist graffiti near their school in Monastery.Darlene Prosper says kids arriving at...
Baloney Meter: Is Canadian Steel and Aluminum Actually a Security Risk to U.S.?
Baloney Meter: Trump, steel and security--OTTAWA - "We believe, and our counsel believes, that this is a perfectly valid interpretation of 'national security' the way that it's used in section 232, which is much broader than you might think in terms...
B.C. to Upgrade Red-Light Cameras to Catch Speeders at Crash-Prone Intersections
Speed cameras for crash-prone B.C. intersections--VICTORIA - Red light cameras are being upgraded around British Columbia to help identify vehicles speeding through intersections.The provincial government says the new technology will be installed on...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Alta-Dispute)Alberta's premier is threatening to turn off the oil taps in a fight with British Columbia over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.Rachel Notley says if she sees any further moves to delay construction of the pipeline, her government...
Book 'Talking about Death Won't Kill You' Aims to Prompt Frank Conversations
New book aims to stir conversation about death--TORONTO - It's one of the last taboo topics: dying and death, the "elephant in the room" that nobody wants to discuss.But in her new book "Talking About Death Won't Kill You" (ECW Press) released this...
Canada Can't Win a Trade War with the United States
Canada can't win a trade war with the United States--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...
Canada Dodges Tariff Bullet, at Least for Now: U.S. Grants Provisional Exemption
Canada, Mexico excused from tariffs for now--WASHINGTON - Canada appears to have dodged a protectionist bullet, as one of only two countries to receive a provisional exemption from steel and aluminum tariffs set to rip into America's trading relationships...
Canada's Entertainment Industry Drafts Collective Code of Conduct
Canada's entertainment industry drafts code of conduct--TORONTO - Canadian entertainment organizations have responded to the recent flood of sexual misconduct allegations with a new collective code of conduct that is a "living document" with room for...
Canada to Push 'Plastics Charter' at G7: McKenna at Mexico Oceans Summit
Canada to push 'plastics charter' at G7: McKenna--Canada will use its presidency of the G7 to try to persuade the world's richest and most industrialized countries to adopt ambitious goals for plastics recycling and waste reduction."We are looking at...
Canadian Internet Users Looking More beyond Google and Facebook: Report
Internet users looking beyond Google, Facebook: report--TORONTO - Google and Facebook continue to be the juggernauts that dominate how Canadians use the Internet but a new "non-duopoly" trend may be emerging, suggests a report by the measurement firm...
Canadian Screen Awards Give Commercial Time to #AfterMeToo Movement
Canadian Screen Awards embrace #AfterMeToo--TORONTO - As the film and TV industries grapple with a flood of sexual misconduct allegations, Sunday's Canadian Screen Awards broadcast gala will give airtime to the homegrown #AfterMeToo campaign aimed at...
Canadians Walsh, Michaud 6th in Pairs at World Junior Figure Skating Championships
Walsh, Michaud 6th in pairs at world juniors--SOFIA, Bulgaria - Evelyn Walsh of London, Ont., and Trennt Michaud of Trenton, Ont., finished sixth pairs competition Thursday at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships.Russia swept the medals...
Celebrity Birthdays for March 8
Celebrity birthdays for March 8--Celebrity Birthdays for March 8:Composer, conductor, pianist and arranger Dick Hyman is 91.Actress Sue Ane Langdon is 82.Baseball player-turned-author Jim Bouton is 79. Actress Susan Clark is 75.Songwriter Carole Bayer...
Central Bank Warns of Fallout from Trade Fights, Signals Patience on Rates
Central bank signals patience on rates--OTTAWA - Even with reassuring trade news out of the United States, a senior Bank of Canada official warned Thursday of serious consequences related to steel and aluminum tariffs as he sent signals the bank's in...
CMHC Says Pace of Housing Starts Picked Up in February Compared with January
Pace of housing starts picks up in February--OTTAWA - The pace of new home construction picked up unexpectedly in February driven by strength in the condo market in major cities, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. said Thursday. Meanwhile, Statistics...
Court to Hear Application to Extend Ontario Progressive Conservative Leadership Race
Court to hear call to extend PC leadership race--TORONTO - A Toronto lawyer representing a disenfranchised member of Ontario's Progressive Conservatives says he's taken legal action in an effort to extend the party's leadership race by a week.Jeffrey...
Cross-Country Skier McKeever to Carry Canada's Flag into Opening Ceremonies
McKeever to carry Canada's flag at ceremonies--PYEONGCHANG, Korea, Republic Of - Canadian Paralympic star Brian McKeever grew up without a television.But days before the 1988 Winter Games opened in Calgary, his parents took their long-broken TV set in...
CSA Proposes Regulatory Changes around Risky Syndicated Mortgage Investments
CSA proposes syndicated mortgage regime reform--TORONTO - The Canadian Securities Administrators is proposing regulatory changes that would enhance rules about the risks of investing in syndicated mortgages throughout the country.While there are many...
'Culture Reset' Paying Huge Dividends for NBA East-Leading Raptors
'Culture reset' paying dividends for Raptors--TORONTO - When Masai Ujiri cryptically said the Toronto Raptors needed a "culture reset" after they were unceremoniously bounced from last year's NBA playoffs by the Cleveland Cavaliers, speculation abounded...
Daughter of Murdered Woman Tells Inquiry She Fears Becoming a Statistic
Inquiry told woman fears becoming a statistic--HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. - An Indigenous Newfoundland woman whose mother was murdered in 2002 says she worries she will also become a statistic.Amena Evans Harlick told her story to the National Inquiry...
DavidsTea Co-Founder Herschel Segal Considers Taking Chain Private
DavidsTea co-founder considers taking chain private--MONTREAL - DavidsTea Inc. says its co-founder resigned from its board of directors this week as the company looks to lead a private transaction for the tea chain.The Montreal-based company, which held...
Derek Stepan Scores Late Goal, Lifts Coyotes over Canucks 2-1
Stepan scores late, Coyotes beat Canucks--VANCOUVER - Life post-Brock Boeser didn't get off to a very promising start for the Canucks.Derek Stepan scored late the third period and the Western Conference-worst Arizona Coyotes defeated Vancouver 2-1 on...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(United States-North Korea) (Audio: 112)The White House says President Donald Trump's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be held ''at a place and time to be determined.''White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders released a...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Tariffs)U-S President Donald Trump says he'll hold an afternoon meeting on the steel and aluminum industries.Trump tweeted today, "Looking forward to 3:30 P-M meeting today at the White House. We have to protect and build our Steel and Aluminum...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Ottawa-Trade) (Audio: P04)A senior Canadian official says the United States will receive no preferential treatment if it decides it wants to rejoin the sweeping Trans-Pacific Partnership.Even though President Donald Trump has called the trade deal...
Entertainment News as of 10 A.M. Thursday, March 8
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...
Farm Manure Could Be Viable Renewable Energy Source, Ontario Researchers Say
Researchers propose heating homes with manure--TORONTO - Researchers at an Ontario university say farm manure could be a viable source of renewable energy to heat homes.University of Waterloo scientists say they are developing technology to produce natural...
Feds' Tax Change Could Affect Some Families Earning Less Than $100K: PBO
Tax change could hit some making under $100K--OTTAWA - Roughly 900 families earning less than $100,000 a year will have to pay more taxes because of federal changes to tighten income-sharing rules for owners of small businesses, the parliamentary budget...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Tariff-Trump) (Audio: P09)U-S President Donald Trump says he is giving Canada and Mexico a break on new tariffs while negotiations for a new NAFTA deal continue.The White House is not saying the tariff threat is being used to hold a sword over Canada...
--Fifth Newswatch-
---(US-Trump-Tariffs)U-S President Donald Trump could announce hefty tariffs on aluminum and steel imports this afternoon.But the White House says Canada, Mexico and perhaps some other countries may be spared such tariffs under national security "carve-outs."Trump's...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Trudeau-Steel-Tour)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is going on a steel tour of sorts next week, with plans to meet workers, business and union leaders to show support for those who would be affected by potential U-S tariffs on aluminum and steel imports.Trudeau...
Former CFL Player Cummings Is Facing Four Criminal Charges Including Sexual Assault
Former Lion Cummings faces sex assault charges--TORONTO - The CFL voided Euclid Cummings' contract with the B.C. Lions after the player was charged with four criminal counts, including sexual assault.The league made the announcement about the contract...
Former Hospital Worker Faces String of Charges in Child Exploitation Probe
Former hospital worker charged in child exploitation probe--Toronto police say a man who once worked at a local hospital is facing 17 sex-related charges for crimes allegedly dating back to 2000.Det. Const. Alexandra Marks says charges against Terrence...
Former U.S. VP Gore Praises Ontario's Cap-and-Trade System during Toronto Visit
Al Gore praises Ontario climate plan--TORONTO - As debate over how to combat climate change gears up to be a key issue in Ontario's spring election, former U.S. vice president and environmental crusader Al Gore lauded the Liberal government's cap-and-trade...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Tariff-Trump) (Audio: P07)Canada can breathe easier, for now.It's getting relief from U-S tariffs on steel and aluminum for an undetermined period.Signing the proclamations in front steelworkers and high-level government officials, U-S President...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(Ottawa-Trade) (Audio:29)The topic is "trade" on many fronts for Canada this week.As the world waits to hear if U-S President Donald Trump will actually impose hefty tariffs on aluminum and steel imports -- and if Canada might be exempt from them...
Health-Lifestyles News as of 10 A.M. Thursday, March 8
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...
How to Ensure More Women Run for Public Office
How to ensure more women run for public office--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...
Jacob Josefson Scores Winner, Sabres Beat Senators 4-3 in Shootout
Sabres beat Senators 4-3 in shootout--OTTAWA - Robin Lehner always enjoys playing his former team. Picking up a 4-3 shootout win over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday made it that much more enjoyable.Lehner, who stopped two of three shooters in the shootout,...
James Hints B.C. Speculation Tax Being Redrawn for Vacation Homes Implications
B.C. hints at speculation tax makeover--VICTORIA - British Columbia's finance minister is dropping hints the blueprint for the province's proposed speculation tax is being redrawn after a homeowner backlash.Carole James introduced the speculation tax...
'Just Be Safe,' Mother Tells Sons as She's Kept in Iran after Husband's Death
'Just be safe,' mother tells sons in leaving Iran--RICHMOND, B.C. - The son of an Iranian-Canadian professor who died in a Tehran prison fought back tears after he arrived in Canada on Thursday as he explained how his mother reacted when she wasn't allowed...
Lower Mainland Seeing Near-Record Gas Prices amid Supply Constraints
Lower Mainland seeing near-record gas prices--Drivers in British Columbia's Lower Mainland are feeling the effects of chronic fuel supply constraints as prices crest $1.50 a litre in some locations, hovering close to record highs.And at least one analyst...
Male-Led 'Femmes' Ballet Highlights Gender Imbalance in Dance: Choreographer
Female dance choreographers lacking--MONTREAL - The recent controversy over a male-led ballet performance that was billed as an homage to women highlights the need to address gender inequality in the dance world, according to a former ballet dancer who...
Manitoba Junior Hockey League Playoff Glance
Manitoba Junior Hockey League Playoff Glance--MJHL PlayoffsFIRST ROUND(Best-of-7)QUARTER-FINALSSteinbach (1) vs. Swan Valley (8)Friday's gameSwan Valley at Steinbach, 7:30 p.m.Saturday's gameSwan Valley at Steinbach, 7:30 p.m.Tuesday, Mar. 13Steinbach...
Martine Ouellet Wants a Referendum to Determine Main Role of Bloc Quebecois
Ouellet wants referendum on Bloc role--MONTREAL - Bloc Quebecois Leader Martine Ouellet and her allies proposed Thursday that members vote in a referendum to determine the party's main role.Disagreements over the party's raison d'etre are the real reason...
McGill Martlets Advance, Looking for Second Straight National Title
McGill advances with win over McMaster--REGINA - The No. 4 McGill Martlets have advanced to the next stage in their attempt for back-to-back national championships.Frederique Potvin led all scorers with 16 points as McGill erased a five-point deficit...
National Audio 10:15 AM ET
National Audio 10:15 AM ET--NAT040 - (SPORTS-OLY-Paralympic-Canada-Flagbearer) PYEONGCHANG, South Korea. x-19s. Cross-country skiing star Brian McKeever will carry Canada's flag into the opening ceremonies of the Pyeongchang Paralympics. The 38-year-old...
National Audio 11:15 AM ET
National Audio 11:15 AM ET--P02 - (Scheer-London-Trade) LONDON. x-11s. Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says the nations that believe in free trade need to present a united front against the protectionist moves coming out of the United States. And Scheer...
National Audio 12:15 PM ET
National Audio 12:15 PM ET--NAT048 - (SCOC-Gladue) EDMONTON. x-11s. The Supreme Court of Canada has agreed to hear an appeal in the case of an Ontario trucker who was acquitted in the death of an Indigenous woman in an Edmonton motel room. Bradley Barton...
National Audio 12:55 PM ET
National Audio 12:55 PM ET--P06 - (SCOC-Gladue) EDMONTON. x-12s. The Supreme Court of Canada will hear an appeal in the case of an Ontario trucker who was found not guilty in the death of an Indigenous woman in an Edmonton motel room. Bradley Barton...
National Audio 1:55 PM ET
National Audio 1:55 PM ET--NAT063 - (US-Trump-Trade) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-07s. U-S President Donald Trump says he'll adjust the tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, depending on how he judges the U-S is being treated. Trump has tried...
National Audio 3:05 PM ET
National Audio 3:05 PM ET--NAT075 - (US-Deputy-Impersonation-Teen-Arrested) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LOS ANGELES. x-36s. (Alex Stone) Police in California say a teenager who pretended to be a sheriff's deputy launched phoney investigations and pulled people...
National Audio 3:25 PM ET
National Audio 3:25 PM ET--NAT080 - (Desmond-New-Bill) HALIFAX. x-20s. A new 10-dollar bill featuring civil rights icon Viola Desmond has been unveiled. Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz were on hand for the ceremony...
National Audio 6:15 PM ET
National Audio 6:15 PM ET--NAT097 - (EU-Denmark-Journalist-Killed) (NOTE CONTENT) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LONDON. x-17s. A sensational trial involving murder, torture and dismemberment has begun in Denmark. Reporter Molly Hunter has details from London....
National Audio 6:55 PM ET
National Audio 6:55 PM ET--NAT104 - (US-Trump-Russia-Probe) WASHINGTON. x-11s. U-S President Trump's former campaign manager again refused to answer some questions as part of the House intelligence committee's probe into Russian election meddling. Corey...
National Audio 7:55 PM ET
National Audio 7:55 PM ET--NAT109 - (ENT-Mark-Hamill) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HOLLYWOOD. x-07s. The star of "Star Wars" now has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Mark Hamill received the honour at a ceremony this afternoon attended by Star Wars director...
National Audio 8:45 PM ET
National Audio 8:45 PM ET--NAT119 - (US-North-Korea) WASHINGTON. x-11s. There's been a major breakthrough in the diplomatic stalemate between North Korea and the United States. South Korea's national security adviser says U-S President Trump has agreed...
New Brunswick First Nation Reveals Indigenous Partners amid Clam Controversy
N.B. band reveals partners amid controversy--HALIFAX - The New Brunswick First Nation at the centre of a dispute over a lucrative clam fishing licence has released a list of its Indigenous partners in Atlantic Canada and Quebec, but the new information...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(United States-North Korea) (Audio: 116)There's been a major breakthrough in the diplomatic stalemate between the United States, North Korea and South Korea.South Korea's national security director says U-S President Donald Trump will meet with North...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Tariffs)U-S President Donald Trump has insisted it's full steam ahead on his tariffs on steel and aluminum, despite major pushback from his own party.Trump is tweeting that he'll have a meeting today at the White House focused on steel and...
No. 1 Carleton Pulls Away in Fourth to Beat Acadia 81-64
Carleton avoids upset, beats Acadia 81-64--HALIFAX - The Carleton Ravens used a fourth-quarter surge to avoid an upset and advance at the U Sports men's basketball championship.Eddie Ekiyor scored 25 points as No. 1 Carleton pulled away for an 81-64...
No Special Treatment for U.S. If It Wants to Rejoin TPP: Official
No special TPP treatment for U.S.: official--OTTAWA - The United States will receive no preferential treatment if it seeks to rejoin the sweeping Trans-Pacific Partnership that Canada and 10 partners signed Thursday, says a senior Canadian trade official.The...
'Not a Happy Day:' Farmer's Family Relieved No Crown Appeal in Murder Acquittal
Farmer's family 'relieved' no appeal in acquittal--REGINA - The lawyer for a Saskatchewan farmer acquitted in the shooting death of a young Indigenous man says his client is relieved the Crown won't be appealing the case, but it is not a happy day for...
Nova Scotia's Health System to Get Seven New Collaborative Care Teams:minister
Seven new collaborative care teams for N.S.--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's persistent family doctor shortage has the province increasingly looking to provide care through collaborative practices -- local teams that partner physicians with nurse practitioners,...
OHL Roundup: Trent Fox Scores Hat Trick as Steelheads Down Petes 8-7
OHL Roundup: Steelheads edge Petes 8-7--PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - Trent Fox scored a hat trick and added an assist to power the Mississauga Steelheads to an 8-7 win over the Peterborough Petes on Thursday in Ontario Hockey League action.Ryan McLeod had two...
Oil Firm Ceasing Operations, Leaving Thousands of Untended Alberta Wells
Failing firm leaves 1,000s of untended wells--CALGARY - A massive number of oil and gas wells, facilities and pipeline segments stand to be added to the already bulging files of the Alberta Orphan Well Association in the wake of the likely failure of...
Ontario Passes Law Overhauling Policing Rules in Province
Ontario passes bill overhauling policing rules--TORONTO - The Ontario government has passed a bill overhauling policing regulations in the province, saying it will strengthen oversight of law enforcement and redefine officers' duties.Bill 175, dubbed...
Ontario Reviewing Toronto Mayor's Call for Public Inquiry Related to McArthur Case
Ontario reviewing call for public inquiry--TORONTO - Ontario's attorney general says the government is reviewing a call from Toronto's mayor for a public inquiry into the police handling of missing persons cases, including six men allegedly murdered...
--Ontario Update-
---(Trudeau-Steel-Tour)Hamilton and Sault Ste. Marie are among the cities Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will visit next week in a show of support for the steel and aluminum industries.A spokesman says Trudeau plans to tour regions of the country that...
--Ontario Update-
---(Gore-Ont-Climate)Climate change crusader Al Gore is heaping praise on Ontario's cap-and-trade system, saying it's a superior system and better than a carbon tax.The former U-S vice-president -- who is in Toronto to meet with Premier Kathleen Wynne...
Osorio Showcases His Skills in Big TFC Win but Altidore Says There's More to Come
Toronto's Osorio a study in perseverance--TORONTO - On a pitch more suitable to a tractor pull than world-class soccer, midfielder Jonathan Osorio pulled off a move to remember in Toronto FC's 2-1 win over Mexican champion Tigers UANL in the first leg...
Parliament Audio 12:15 PM ET
Parliament Audio 12:15 PM ET--P05 - (Ottawa-Trade) (WATCH FOR DATING) SANTIAGO, Chile. x-13s. A senior Canadian official says the United States will receive no preferential treatment if it decides it wants to rejoin the sweeping Trans-Pacific Partnership....
Parliament Audio 4:45 PM ET
Parliament Audio 4:45 PM ET--P12 - (Tariff-Trump) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-05s. U-S President Donald Trump is announcing steep tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum to address what he says is an "assault" on the United States. Trump says...
People in Rural Saskatchewan Worried about Crime Organize on Facebook
People in rural Saskatchewan worried about crime--SASKATOON - People in rural Saskatchewan who are worried about crime are organizing on social media to press governments to take action on their concerns.A Facebook group called Farmers Against Rural...
People with Disabilities Lose Hopes, Skills in Psych Hospital, Inquiry Told
Hopes, skills lost in psych hospital, inquiry told--HALIFAX - Leaving people with intellectual disabilities in a Halifax psychiatric hospital has created "an unnatural setting" where skills and hopes fade away as years go by, a behavioural therapist...
Photo Advisory
Photo advisory--The Canadian Press photo advisory additions for Thursday, March 8, 2018. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists.ADDS: VANCOUVER--The sons of Kavous...
Power Outage Postpones Court Martial of Halifax Sailor Accused of Sexual Assault
Sexual assault court martial postponed--HALIFAX - The court martial of a Halifax sailor accused of sexually assaulting a subordinate has been postponed because of a power outage.Master Seaman Daniel Cooper's hearing was scheduled to resume Thursday afternoon,...
Prairie Audio 12:30 PM MT
Prairie Audio 12:30 PM MT--PR03 - (SCOC-Gladue)SASKATOON. x-15s. An organization that helps Indigenous women says it's disheartening that the Supreme Court will hear the appeal of an Ontario trucker acquitted in the death of an Indigenous woman in Edmonton....
--Prairie Update-
---(Manitoba-Legis-Security)Visitors attending question period yesterday at the Manitoba legislature had to walk through metal detectors.The new security measure brings Manitoba in line with other provinces.House Speaker Myrna Driedger says the catalyst...
--Prairie Update-
---(Alta-BC-Dispute)Alberta's premier is threatening to up the ante in her fight with neighbouring B-C over the Trans Mountain pipeline.Rachel Notley says if she sees any further moves to delay construction of the pipeline, her government will pass legislation...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
---(Rail-Grain-Backlog)Canadian National Railway says it's sorry for failing to keep grain shipments moving reliably by rail.C-N says it's taking immediate steps to clear the backlog -- including mobilizing more train cars and workers.The shipping bottleneck...
Prep-LifeWatch
---(Ont-Opioids)New government data shows a spike in opioid-related deaths in Ontario for much of last year.The province says there were more than a thousand opioid-related deaths from January to October 2017, compared with 694 during the same time period...
Quebec's Maple Syrup Producers Losing Ground as U.S. Imports Rise: Report
Quebec syrup producers losing ground: report--MONTREAL - Quebec's government-sanctioned maple syrup cartel is hurting the domestic industry with its strict quota system and price controls, says a report published Thursday.Competitors in the United States...
Questions Help Investors Still the Slippery Siren's Call of Investment Bubbles
Bubbles pop up to waylay unwary investors--CALGARY - Financial planner Shawn Lantz of Edmonton says he knew the marijuana industry hype was getting out of hand when he got a call from an elderly client recently."She's a 68-year-old grandma ... She phones...
Registration Period for Ontario Tory Leadership Vote Extended by One Day
Registration for Tory leadership vote extended--TORONTO - Ontario's Progressive Conservatives have extended a registration deadline by one day for those wanting to vote for a new leader, but party says it won't be pushing the deadline any further ahead.Registration...
Scheer Says Free Trade Believers Must Stick Together against Trump Protectionism
Free traders need united front: Scheer--OTTAWA - Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says nations that believe in free trade need to present a united front against the protectionist moves coming out of the United States.Scheer was speaking from London,...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(US-Trump-Tariffs-Trudeau)The Trudeau government has been lobbying aggressively for Canada to be excluded from the steep tariffs U-S President Trump has threatened to impose on all aluminum and steel imports.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said yesterday...
Selected Quotes on Trump Tariffs from Various Sources
Selected quotes on Trump tariffs--OTTAWA - Selected quotes on President Donald Trump's announcement of new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports:"Due to the unique nature of our relationship with Canada and Mexico ... we're gonna hold off the tariff...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(Tariff-Trump) (Audio:13)U-S President Donald Trump has signed proclamations that will slap hefty tariffs on steel and aluminum entering the U-S in 15 days.For Canada, the news is both good and bad.The good news comes in the form of an exemption.Along...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Tariff-Trump) (Audio: 38)The Trump tariff hammer is still hanging over Canadian steel and aluminum -- with U-S President Donald Trump set to meet with American industry officials at the White House this afternoon.Trump has tweeted that he's looking...
Shock and Oil: Alberta Premier Threatens to Turn off Taps in B.C. Dispute
Alberta threatens to turn off taps in oil fight--EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is threatening to turn off the oil taps in a fight with British Columbia over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.Notley won't say if she would cut off B.C. or...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(Alta-BC-Dispute) (Audio:100)Alberta's premier is threatening to up the ante in her fight with neighbouring B-C over the Trans Mountain pipeline.Rachel Notley says if she sees any further moves to delay construction of the pipeline, her government...
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