The Canadian Press

Articles from March 25, 2018

A Chronological Look at the Evolution of Data Mining in Canadian Politics
Timeline: data mining in Canadian politics--OTTAWA - Canadians have long been the targets of data harvesting, from credit cards keeping tabs on users' shopping habits to the personal information on warranty cards being used by companies to advertise...
Afghan Vet's Friend Says Anti-Malarial Drug May Have Sparked Violence
Drug may have caused violence: friend of vet--HALIFAX - The homicidal tendencies of a former Canadian soldier who killed his girlfriend and himself in their new Nova Scotia home last week could be linked to a drug he was required to take before serving...
Alberta's Stance on Caribou a 'National Test Case' of Species at Risk Act
Alberta's stance on caribou a test of federal law--EDMONTON - A caribou researcher says Alberta's decision to suspend portions of its draft plan to help the threatened animals recover is the first major test of the federal Species at Risk Act.The province...
Anti-Pipeline Protesters Continue Demonstrations at Burnaby Terminal
Anti-pipeline arrests rise to 172: organizers--BURNABY, B.C. - Dozens of Indigenous youth and other demonstrators gathered at Kinder Morgan's Burnaby Terminal on Saturday, in the latest in a string of protests this past week against the expansion of...
Atlantic Update
---(Dog-Sled-Trek)A musher and his 12 Alaskan huskies are celebrating a milestone in their three-thousand-kilometre dog sled trek from Manitoba to New Brunswick.Justin Allen has reached the halfway point of the journey to his home province, and arrived...
--B-C Update-
VANCOUVER - ---(BC-Cholera-Outbreak)Provincial health officials say they're dealing with an extremely rare cholera outbreak on Vancouver Island.Island Health says four people in the Qualicum Bay area have fallen ill, after eating herring eggs harvested...
Blue Jays' Marco Estrada Not Fazed with Rough Outing to Cap Pre-Season
Estrada caps pre-season with rough outing--DUNEDIN, Fla. - Marco Estrada didn't mind capping his pre-season with a rough outing.As he sees it, it's better to have a bad start now than next week.The 34-year-old right-hander threw 2 2/3 innings, allowing...
Canada's Jones Beats Sweden's Hasselborg to Win Gold at Women's Curling Worlds
Canada's Jones wins gold at curling worlds--NORTH BAY, Ont. - Canada's Jennifer Jones won tight games, blowouts, and even pulled out some victories that could have easily been losses at the world women's curling championship.She found a new way to win...
Canadian Triathletes Mislawchuk, Sharpe Race to Top-5 World Cup Finishes
Canadian triathletes post top-five finishes--NEW PLYMOUTH, New Zealand - Canadian triathletes Tyler Mislawchuk and Matt Sharpe recorded top-five World Cup finishes on Sunday in their final tuneup race before the Commonwealth Games.Mislawchuk, from Oak...
Celebrity Birthdays for March 25
Celebrity birthdays for March 25--Celebrity Birthdays for March 25:Film critic Gene Shalit is 92.Apollo 13 astronaut James Lovell is 90.Feminist activist and author Gloria Steinem is 84.Singer Anita Bryant is 78.Singer Aretha Franklin is 76.Actor-director...
Colten Boushie's Family Says Farmer Trying to 'Exploit' Indigenous Man's Death
Colten Boushie's family upset farmer contacted publishers--WINNIPEG - When Gerald Stanley testified in a Saskatchewan court last month he told a jury his version of what happened on the summer day in 2016 when Colten Boushie, a young Indigenous man,...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Students-Gun Violence)American students are following up on yesterday's mass marches against gun violence by hitting the talk shows to discuss the future of their movement.Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 people were gunned...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Porn-Star)Stormy Daniels is breaking her silence.The adult film star tells C-B-S' ''60 Minutes'' that she was threatened to keep silent about an alleged sexual encounter with Donald Trump in 2006.Daniels says in the highly anticipated interview...
Experts Call for Transparency, Oversight around How Political Parties Mine Data
Parties urged to disclose data-mining practices--OTTAWA - For years, Megan Boler's research focused on the power of social media as a democratizing force, giving voice to the voiceless and empowering everyday people to come together and participate more...
--Fifth Newswatch-
---(Sask-Farm-Shooting) (Audio: 31)A Toronto publisher says it is encouraging other publishers to follow its lead, and reject meeting with the legal team of a Saskatchewan farmer acquitted in the shooting death of a young Indigenous man.Lawyers for Gerald...
--First NewsWatch-
---(US-Student-Gun-Protests) (Audio:001)From Los Angeles to New York City and around the world, hundreds-of-thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied to demand stricter gun controls in the United States.Yesterday's "March for Our Lives" rallies...
Five Things to Watch for in the Canadian Business World in the Coming Week
Five things to watch for in Canadian business--TORONTO - Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week:G7 get-together Employment Minister Patty Hajdu and Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains host the Meeting of Employment and...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(US-Student-Gun-Protests) (Audio:034)Gun rights advocates held a rally in Salt Lake City, Utah yesterday -- just before the city's "March For Our Lives" rally.About 400 people showed up to support arming teachers and school staff to protect students...
Funeral Service Held for Slain Ajax, Ont., Woman and Her Two Children
Funeral service held for woman, two children--TORONTO - Hundreds of classmates, friends and relatives gathered on Saturday to mourn the deaths of a mother and her two children in Ajax, Ont. earlier this month.Krassimira Pejcinovski and her 15-year-old...
Gord Downie and Diana Krall Win Two Awards Each at Non-Televised Juno Gala
Downie, Krall collect two Junos each--VANCOUVER - Gord Downie and Diana Krall both emerged double winners at Saturday's Juno Awards pre-telecast ceremony in a night that carried a number of political and social undercurrents.Some musicians took time...
Gord Downie's Brothers Say More Projects Are Coming from the Singer
Gord Downie's brothers say more songs are coming--VANCOUVER - Gord Downie's most recent album "Introduce Yerself" was often considered his final project, but his brothers insist there's much more to come."That wasn't the end," Patrick Downie told reporters...
Halladay's Son Enjoys Week Spent with Canada's Junior Baseball Team
Halladay enjoys time with Canada's team--ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Braden Halladay didn't fully realize the ovation he received in his Canadian team debut until he watched the highlights after the game.He doesn't let much break his concentration while he's...
'Human Skills' Best Way for Workers to Adjust to Rise of the Machines: Study
'Human skills' to help future workers: study--OTTAWA - A year into its effort to help equip youth for the rapidly evolving workforce, one of the country's largest banks says enhancing young Canadians' human skills will be critical in navigating the machine-led...
Illicit Gun Sales Made to Canadians through Dark Web, Mounties Warn
Dark web triggers illicit gun sales: RCMP--OTTAWA - Criminals are using the darker corners of the internet, hard-to-track digital currency and creative shipping techniques to sell illicit guns to Canadians, the RCMP warns.The message comes as thousands...
McDavid Scores Twice to Take over Scoring Lead as Oilers Beat Kings 3-2
McDavid takes over scoring lead, Oilers beat Kings--EDMONTON - Connor McDavid has once again put the rest of the players in the league in his rear view mirror.McDavid had a pair of goals to take over the NHL scoring lead as the Edmonton Oilers won their...
MUSIC-Juno-Awards-Gala-Dinner
VANCOUVER - Gord Downie and Diana Krall both emerged double winners at Saturday's Juno Awards gala industry dinner.Downie's brother Mike accepted a win for "Introduce Yerself," the final album of the Tragically Hip frontman, who also shared a songwriter...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT001 - (US-Student-Gun-Protests) (EXTENDED REPORT) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NEW YORK. x-50s. (Julie Walker) Tens of thousands rallied in New York City for the "March for Our Lives" gun protest as part of nationwide efforts in...
National Audio 2:45 PM ET
National Audio 2:45 PM ET--NAT054 - (US-Student-Gun-Protests) (NOTE LENGTH) WASHINGTON. x-06s. Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 people were gunned down in February, say getting young Americans mobilized and registered to vote...
National Audio 3:25 PM ET
National Audio 3:25 PM ET--NAT059 - (Murder-Suicide-PTSD) CALLANDER, Ont. x-12s. A close friend of a former soldier who killed his girlfriend and then himself in their new Nova Scotia home says Marc Poulin's homicidal tendencies could be linked to an...
National Audio 3:35 AM ET
National Audio 3:35 AM ET--(RESENDING) - NAT081 - (Mayor-Deletes-Facebook) VICTORIA. x-20s. Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps says she's deleting Facebook because it's no longer a space for healthy dialogue. Helps says she began using Facebook actively to explore...
National Audio 4:25 AM ET
National Audio 4:25 AM ET--NAT029 - (Alta-Caribou-Plan) EDMONTON. x-15s. An Alberta scientist who has worked on caribou says he's not surprised by the province's move to suspend portions of its draft plan to recover the threatened species due to concerns...
National Audio 5:55 AM ET
National Audio 5:55 AM ET--NAT034 - (US-Student-Gun-Protests) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) SALT LAKE CITY, Utah. x-12s. Gun rights advocates held a "March Before Our Lives" rally in Salt Lake City, Utah a pro-gun rally held an hour before the city's "March For...
National Audio 8:15 AM ET
National Audio 8:15 AM ET--NAT041 - (US-Las-Vegas-Shooting-Fundraiser) (NOTE LENGTH) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LAS VEGAS. x-03s. On the same day thousands joined the March For Our Lives in Los Angeles - survivors of the deadliest mass shooting in U-S history...
New Saskatchewan NDP Leader Ryan Meili Finding Balance between Politics, Family
Meet new Saskatchewan NDP Leader Ryan Meili--REGINA - Sleep has been hard to come by for Ryan Meili so far this year.The new Saskatchewan NDP leader has had to juggle a leadership race along with raising two young children with his wife, Mahli Brindamour.His...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(US-Student-Gun-Protests) (Audio: 54)Students who led a march in Washington against gun violence say legislation that the U-S House passed in response to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is not enough.The House bill authorizes...
OHL Roundup: Greyhounds Beat Spirit 8-0 for 2-0 Series Lead
OHL Roundup: Greyhounds take 2-0 lead--SAULT STE MARIE, Ont. - Morgan Frost and Jack Kopacka each scored twice as the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds downed the Saginaw Spirit 8-0 on Sunday in Ontario Hockey League playoff action.Matthew Villalta only had...
Ontario Surveys University and College Students on Sexual Violence
Ontario conducting survey on campus sexual violence--TORONTO - Students at post-secondary institutions across Ontario are taking part in a survey on sexual violence as part of the province's efforts to combat sexual assault and harassment on campus.The...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ajax-Homicide-Funeral)Hundreds of people gathered in Toronto to mourn a mother and her two children who were killed east of the city earlier this month.Krassimira Pejcinovski and her 15-year-old son Roy Pejcinovski (petch-ah-NOV'-skee) were found...
Power Use Rises during Earth Hour in B.C. for First Time in Decade
Power use rises during Earth Hour in B.C.--VANCOUVER - Despite their best intentions, British Columbians increased their power use during Earth Hour for the first time in a decade.B.C. Hydro says electricity use across the province rose by 0.2 per cent...
--Prairie Update-
(CRIME-Sask-Murder)Murder charges have been laid in a Regina man's death from 2016.Nineteen-year-old Mackenzie Parker Keshane was found dead in a home on Montreal Street in the city on September 8th of that year.Police say after an extensive investigation,...
QMJHL Roundup: Bourret Scores in Triple OT, Lifts Cape Breton over Drummondville
QMJHL Roundup: Cape Bretons wins in 3OT--DRUMMONDVILLE, Que. - Olivier Bourret scored at 14:26 of the third overtime and Kevin Mandolese made 52 saves as the No. 12 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles edged the No. 5 Drummondville Voltigeurs 5-4 on Saturday...
Raptors Fall Apart in Fourth Quarter in Loss to Los Angeles Clippers
Raptors blow early lead, lose to Clippers--TORONTO - Despite winning 20 of their last 24 and sitting atop the Eastern Conference, the Toronto Raptors are doing a little soul-searching these days.A 117-106 loss Sunday to the Los Angeles Clippers was the...
Rare Cholera Outbreak on Vancouver Island: 'We Have Not Seen This Before'
Rare cholera outbreak on Vancouver Island--VANCOUVER - As many as four people have been infected with cholera in British Columbia, in what health officials are calling an extremely rare case.Dr. Shannon Waters, a medical health officer with Island Health,...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(Sask-Farm-Shooting) (Audio:030)A relative of an Indigenous man fatally shot in Saskatchewan says she's disgusted to hear the lawyer of the man acquitted in the death is contacting publishers on his behalf.Gerald Stanley testified in his own defence...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Sask-Farm-Shooting) (Audio: 30)Lawyers for a Saskatchewan farmer acquitted in the shooting death of a young Indigenous man say their client just wants to set the public record straight.Gerald Stanley's legal team says it has reached out to publishers,...
--Sixth NewsWatch-
---(Sask-Farm-Shooting)A cousin of an Indigenous man who was fatally shot in Saskatchewan says the man acquitted in the death has already told his side of the story in court.Jade Tootoosis says her cousin Colten Boushie will never get that opportunity,...
SportsCall Audio 3:00 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 3:00 AM ET--NAT022 - (SPORTS-HKN-Lightning-Devils) NEWARK, N.J. x-17s. Keith Kinkaid made 35 saves and the New Jersey Devils took another major step toward making the playoffs for the first time since 2012 with a 2-1 victory over the...
Stacey Scores Winner to Lift Thunder over Red Star in Clarkson Cup
Thunder edges Red Star to win Clarkson Cup--TORONTO - Laura Stacey had no interest in seeing Sunday's Clarkson Cup go to a shootout.The 23-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., was part of the Canadian women's Olympic team that fell 3-2 to the Americans in...
--Tenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Trump-Porn-Star) (Audio: 63) (WATCH FOR DATING)Tonight's the night Washington watchers have been anticipating -- adult film actress Stormy Daniels will make her appearance on "60 Minutes." (7 p-m Eastern Time)She's expected to reveal details about...
--Third NewsWatch-
---(Sask-Farm-Shooting) (Audio:031)The family of a young Indigenous man who was shot and killed on a Saskatchewan farm say they are disgusted the man acquitted in the death is considering writing a book.Farmer Gerald Stanley's legal team says it has...
--Thirteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Student-Gun-Protests) (Audio: 068)Florida school shooting survivor Emma Gonzalez stood silent before thousands gathered on the National Mall in Washington.It may well have been the most dramatic moment of the massive student protests against gun...
Today in History - March 25
Today in History - March 25--Today in History for March 25:In 1409, rebel bishops met at Pisa and voted to excommunicate the two popes, Benedict XIII and Gregory XII. They chose the Cardinal of Milan to assume the papacy, which meant there were three...
Top News Advisory for Sunday, March 25, 2018
Top News Advisory for Sunday, March 25--TOP NEWS ADVISORYMarch 254:30 p.m. ETHere are the latest Top News stories from The Canadian Press. All times are Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject...
--Twelfth NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Porn-Star) (Audio: 079)Shocking allegations from adult film star Stormy Daniels about her alleged affair with U-S President Donald Trump.Daniels tells the C-B-S program ''60 Minutes'' that she was told to keep silent about an alleged sexual...
Victoria Mayor Deletes Facebook, Says It's Not a Place of Healthy Discourse
Victoria mayor deletes Facebook, citing lack of civility--The mayor of British Columbia's capital says she's deleting Facebook because it's no longer a space for healthy dialogue.Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps, who has actively engaged with constituents online...
Weekend's Grouped Soccer Scores
Weekend's Grouped Soccer Scores--(Home teams listed first)ENGLANDLeague OneSunday's resultPortsmouth 3 Oxford United 0Saturday's resultsBradford 1 Gillingham 0Charlton 2 Plymouth 0Scunthorpe 1 Rochdale 1Milton Keynes Dons 0 Blackpool 0Southend 2 Rotherham...
Whitecaps Can't Bring Down the Hammer on Galaxy, Settle for 0-0 Draw
Whitecaps settle for draw with Galaxy--VANCOUVER - They controlled the ball, created several good chances and forced the play.The only thing the Vancouver Whitecaps couldn't do against the L.A. Galaxy was score, which resulted in the teams playing to...
WHL Roundup: Cozens, Morrison Lead Hurricanes over Rebels for 2-0 Lead
WHL Roundup: Lethbridge beats Red Deer in Game 2--LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Dylan Cozens had a hat trick while Brad Morrison scored twice and added four assists as the Lethbridge Hurricanes beat the Red Deer Rebels 8-3 on Saturday in Western Hockey League...
Winnipeg Beats Nashville 5-4 in Shootout, Clinches Playoff Spot
Jets clinch playoff spot with win over Preds--WINNIPEG - Captain Blake Wheeler wasn't certain at the beginning of the season if his Winnipeg Jets would contend for a playoff spot. Now he has his answer.The Jets clinched a berth in the Stanley Cup playoffs...
Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.