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Articles from April 26, 2018

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Adventurous Cows Pay Surprise Visit to Newfoundland Elementary School
Adventurous cows visit elementary school--POUCH COVE, N.L. - It is the stuff of children's books: A small herd of hungry cows delighted Newfoundland school kids this week, escaping their pen to munch on a nearby school's green grass.Kelly Pinsent, principal...
ADVISORY-Atl-Calendar
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ADVISORY-B-C Calendar
Here is Thursday's B.C. calendar:RICHMOND - Richmond Chamber of Commerce demonstrates new payment technology that's part of an agreement between the group and MotionPay Technology Inc. (8:30 a.m. at 7311 Westminster Hwy)SURREY - Five people who survived...
Advisory-Prairie-Calendar
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Air Canada Offers to Help Passengers Stranded by a Possible Pilot Strike
Air Canada wades into WestJet labour woes--MONTREAL - Air Canada has turned the tables on WestJet by taking advantage of labour uncertainty at its Calgary rival with a suggestion that it is ready pick up the slack in the event WestJet's pilots decide...
Allen, Keon, Despatie Headline Canada's Sports Hall of Fame's Class of 2018
Canada's Sports Hall introduces Class of 2018--TORONTO - Alexandre Despatie was five years old when he first started diving in his backyard pool. He loved it immediately and started dreaming big.Despatie's skills grew exponentially and it wasn't long...
Another Interprovincial Beer Battle Is Brewing in New Brunswick over Craft Beer
Another interprovincial beer battle brewing--FREDERICTON - The "Free the Beer" slogan is being heard again when it comes to beer crossing provincial borders into New Brunswick -- but this time it concerns craft beers.Picaroons Traditional Ales in Fredericton...
Arena Ring of Tribute to Saskatchewan Hockey Team to Be Removed as Summer Nears
Ring of tribute to hockey team to be removed--HUMBOLDT, Sask. - What became a symbol of grief following the Humboldt Broncos bus crash earlier this month is about to melt into memory.The painted ring around centre ice at Humboldt's Elgar Petersen Arena...
Astronomers Discover 14 Galaxies Poised to Collide and Form Colossal Cluster
Colossal galactic cluster detected: study--HALIFAX - Astronomers have discovered the beginnings of a gigantic "cosmic pileup" in the far reaches of the universe, which could form one of the largest structures in the cosmos.The team of Canadian and international...
Atlantic Audio 6:35 AM AT
Atlantic Audio 6:35 AM AT--AT01 - (Pedestrians-Struck-Cartoon)HALIFAX. x-13s. Halifax cartoonist Michael de Adder says he was simply trying to find a small bit of positivity with an image that has garnered national attention for its depiction of recent...
--Atlantic Update-
(Yoga-Instructor-Killing)Closing arguments have concluded at the murder trial of a man accused of killing a Halifax yoga instructor.Defence lawyer Peter Planetta told the 13-member Nova Scotia Supreme Court jury that Nicholas Butcher was acting in self-defence...
Band Pulls out of Rock Festival, Citing Lack of Gender, Racial Diversity
Band exits festival, citing lack of diversity--HALIFAX - A Halifax indie rock band is pulling out of a Nova Scotia music festival, saying the lineup lacks diversity.In-Flight Safety frontman John Mullane tweeted that he felt out of sorts after Truro's...
Battle Brewing at DavidsTea over Election to Company's Board of Directors
Shareholders battle looming at DavidsTea--MONTREAL - A battle is brewing at DavidsTea after the company's board of directors fought back against a co-founder's attempt to replace them with a dissident slate of nominees.The Montreal-based company said...
B.C. Asks Court to Affirm Right to Protect Environment from Heavy Oils
B.C. asks court to affirm rights in pipeline fight--VICTORIA - British Columbia's fight against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is heading to court with the New Democrat government seeking affirmation that it has the right to protect its environment...
BC Audio 8:05 AM ET
BC Audio 8:05 AM ET--BC05 - (Substance-Policies)VANCOUVER. x-18s. A report by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction calls on companies to help struggling employees by developing comprehensive substance-use policies. The report says safety-sensitive...
B.C. Joins Alberta, Ontario, Quebec in Banning Payment for Blood and Plasma
B.C. bans payment for blood and plasma--VANCOUVER - Payment for blood and plasma would be prohibited in British Columbia under legislation introduced Thursday.There are no clinics in B.C. that pay people for blood or plasma and the legislation is meant...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Trans-Mountain)Attorney General David Eby says he has no timeline for getting a decision in a reference case that the government is taking to B-C's Court of Appeal over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.The N-D-P government is seeking affirmation...
Britain Gifts Long-Lost Franklin Expedition Ships to Canada, Inuit
Canada takes ownership of Franklin ships--GATINEAU, Que. - Canada and the Inuit are now officially co-owners of the two long-lost ships from the Franklin expedition.The deeds to HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, along with all their remaining contents, were...
Butcher Stabbed Johnston in Self-Defence, Lawyer Says in Closing Argument
Butcher was acting in self-defence: lawyer--HALIFAX - Nicholas Butcher was acting in self-defence when he stabbed Kristin Johnston inside her Halifax-area home, his lawyer said Thursday during closing arguments at the law school graduate's second-degree...
Calgary's Kevin Koe Rebounds with 6-5 Win over Kurt Balderston at Champions Cup
Koe rebounds with win over Balderston--Calgary's Kevin Koe rebounded with a 6-5 victory over Kurt Balderston of Grand Prairie, Alta., on Day 2 of the Champions Cup in Calgary on Wednesday.Koe, who was the runner-up at the 2017 event, fell behind 4-2...
Canada Gives Border Security Extra Money to Crack Down on Cheap Steel, Aluminum
More money to crack down on cheap steel--OTTAWA - The federal government is announcing $30 million in new money to crack down on companies that try to ship cheap foreign steel and aluminum through the Canadian market.The government announced last month...
Canada's Housing Industry Is Still Highly Vulnerable to Market Instability: CMHC
Housing market still exposed to instability: CMHC--TORONTO - Canada's housing sector is facing a high degree of vulnerability to market instability for the seventh straight quarter, with Toronto, Hamilton, Vancouver and Victoria shouldering the brunt...
Canada's Other Contentious Energy Export Sees Strong Growth Potential
Canada's other contentious energy export--CALGARY - As Canada's attention is increasingly focused on the polarizing oil exports debate, another contentious energy export has been quietly gaining momentum.The humble wood pellet, once used mostly for small-scale...
Canadian International Scott Arfield Leaving Burnley from Glasgow Rangers
Arfield set for move to Glasgow Rangers--TORONTO - Canadian international Scott Arfield is set to leave Burnley for Glasgow Rangers.Burnley manager Sean Dyche confirmed the move and the Scottish Sun reported that Arfield, whose contract with the English...
Celebrity Birthdays for April 26
Celebrity birthdays for April 26--Celebrity Birthdays for April 26:Architect I.M. Pei is 101.Movie composer Francis Lai is 86. Actress-comedian Carol Burnett is 85.Guitarist-songwriter Duane Eddy is 80.Singer Maurice Williams of Maurice and the Zodiacs...
Commons Committee Calls on Liberals to Tax E-Commerce Services like Netflix
Commons committee calls for Netflix tax--OTTAWA - A Liberal-dominated House of Commons committee is calling on the Trudeau government to make internet giants like Netflix collect and remit sales taxes on as part of a series of recommendations to help...
Could This Be the Year for a Canadian Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences?
Could this be the year for a Canadian Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences?--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information...
Dad of Humboldt Bronco Killed in Crash Wants Saskatchewan to Fix Intersections
Dad of Humboldt Bronco killed in crash calls for action--REGINA - The family of one of the players killed in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash wants the Saskatchewan government to improve safety at highway intersections and to make the work a priority.Sixteen...
Defence Chief Kept Open Line with Norman after Vice-Admiral Suspended: Emails
Emails show top general in touch with Norman--OTTAWA - When Vice-Admiral Mark Norman was suspended last year as the military's second-in-command because of an RCMP investigation, some suggested the respected officer was being left out in the cold.But...
Defence Lawyer 'Optimistic' Case of Alleged Breach of Government Site Will End
Lawyer 'optimistic' breach case won't fly--HALIFAX - A lawyer who represents a young Halifax man alleged to have breached a Nova Scotia government freedom-of-information website says he's optimistic police and prosecutors will accept the case is too...
Donald Trump: Country Star Shania Twain 'Made a Mistake' Not Supporting Him
Trump on Twain: 'We know how she feels'--TORONTO - Donald Trump is cutting Shania Twain some slack, even though he says the Canadian singer "made a mistake" when she backed away from supporting him.The U.S. president called in to Fox News morning show...
Doug Ford to Present Fully Costed Plan before Ontario Election
Ford to present fully costed plan before vote--TORONTO - Doug Ford is promising to present a fully costed plan for the province before the Ontario election, although he has not laid out the price of his policy announcements so far.The Progressive Conservative...
Drilling Forecast Cut by 500 Wells on Lower Spending by Canadian Producers
Oil, gas drilling forecast cut by 500 wells--CALGARY - The Petroleum Services Association of Canada is slashing its 2018 drilling forecast to 7,400 oil and gas wells, down from 7,900 it predicted in its last forecast in October, but still ahead of the...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Bill Cosby-Guilty) (Audio: 102)The celebrity lawyer who represented some of Bill Cosby's accusers is proclaiming ''Justice has been done!''Gloria Allred was speaking on the courthouse steps in Norristown, Pennsylvania after a jury convicted ''America's...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
--(Trans-Mountain-McKenna)Environment Minister Catherine McKenna is pitching a new proposal on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion to her B-C counterpart.That's as the province prepares to file a reference case to the Court of Appeal.B-C wants to block...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Trans-Mountain-BC) (Audio: 78)B-C Premier John Horgan says the reference case his government has filed with the province's Court of Appeal is aimed atprotecting its coastline and economy from the harms of an oil spill.It's B-C's latest effort to...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M., Thursday April 26
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Esso Cup: Saskatoon Finishes Preliminary Round with Perfect 5-0 Record
Esso Cup: Saskatoon finishes prelims 5-0--BRIDGEWATER, N.S. - Mackenna Parker and Grace Shirley had a goal and an assist each as the Saskatoon Stars beat the Northern Selects 5-2 on Thursday to finish preliminary play at the Esso Cup with a perfect record.Saskatoon...
Even Rejected Ideas from G7 Gender Advisory Council Will See Light of Day
G7 gender council to publish all its ideas--OTTAWA - Isabelle Hudon has a few rules when she runs a meeting and one of them is to never allow women to sit along the wall -- and away from the table."If there is no chair at the table, then you bring the...
Explosion at Husky Refinery in Wisconsin Sends Several People to Hospital
Husky refinery blast injures several people--CALGARY - A tank containing crude oil or asphalt exploded at a Wisconsin refinery owned by Calgary-based Husky Energy Inc. on Thursday, injuring several people and causing a blast that one worker described...
Fairfax Eyeing Some U.S. Stores after Toys "R" Us Canada Purchase
Fairfax eyeing U.S. stores for Toys "R" Us--TORONTO - Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd.'s president Paul Rivett says its plans for Toys "R" Us are not limited to Canada, as it is exploring options to keep a foothold in the U.S. and elsewhere.The Toronto-based...
Families Mourn Victims of Toronto Van Attack That Killed 10 People
Families mourn victims of Toronto van attack--TORONTO - The families shattered by a deadly rampage through the streets of Toronto include a seven-year-old boy now left without a mother and a son forced to bury the father who travelled overseas to visit...
Federal Government Finalizes Regulations to Reduce Methane Emissions
Federal government finalizes methane regulations--CALGARY - The federal government said Thursday it has finalized regulations that should reduce methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by close to half.The regulations include flexibilities to reduce...
Fertilizer Giant Nutrien to Temporarily Lay off Up to 1,300 in Saskatchewan
Nutrien to lay off 1,300 in Saskatchewan--REGINA - Fertilizer giant Nutrien Ltd. says it will temporarily lay off up to 1,300 workers at two of its potash mines in Saskatchewan.The layoffs are to affect staff at the Vanscoy mine this month and the Allan...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Bill-Cosby) (Audio: 117)A prosecutor says Bill Cosby showed his true colours when he went on a tirade after his conviction on sexual assault charges.Cosby referred to District Attorney Kevin Steele with an expletive in court after Steele asked...
--Fifth Newswatch-
---(Pedestrians-Struck)(Audio:13)The process of formally identifying the victims of Monday's deadly van attack in north Toronto continues, as authorities carry out a painstaking investigation of evidence collected at the crime scene and online.Investigators...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Pedestrians-Struck)Toronto police say the officer who is drawing high praise from around the world for the way he arrested the suspect in Monday's deadly van attack feels he was just doing his job.Deputy chief Peter Yuen spoke to reporters Wednesday...
Five Storylines to Look for in the Second Round of the NHL Playoffs
Five storylines for Round 2 of NHL playoffs--TORONTO - The first round of the NHL playoffs weeded out any pretenders in quick fashion, with only the Boston Bruins needing seven games to advance. Along the way, there was an abnormal amount of blowouts,...
Ford Canada Spared from Parent's Plan to Cut Most Car Models from Lineup by 2020
Ford Canada spared from cost-cutting plan--TORONTO - Ford's decision to discontinue almost all of its car models in North America within two years will leave its Canadian operations intact, since they are focused mainly on sport utility vehicles and...
Former Tory Leader Patrick Brown Breached Integrity Rules: Watchdog
Patrick Brown breached integrity rules: watchdog--TORONTO - The public had a right to know Patrick Brown accepted a loan from a man who would become a candidate for his party, Ontario's integrity watchdog said after finding the former Progressive Conservative...
--Fourteenth Newswatch-
---(US-Bill-Cosby) (Audio: 116)A prosecutor says the jury that convicted Bill Cosby of sexual assault has delivered justice to the 80-year-old comedian's chief accuser.District Attorney Kevin Steele praised Canadian Andrea Constand as the "first courageous...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(Pedestrians-Struck-Cartoon) (Audio:28)Halifax cartoonist Michael de Adder says he was simply trying to find a little bit of positivity with an image that has garnered national attention for its depiction of recent tragedies in Toronto and Saskatchewan.Published...
Gay Purge Lawsuit Settlement Expanded to Include More People Who Suffered
Gay purge lawsuit settlement expanded--OTTAWA - The federal government has agreed to expand the scope of a landmark deal to financially compensate members of the military and other agencies who were investigated and sometimes fired because of their sexual...
Genetic Research on Ancient Indigenous Bodies Needs Ethics Code: Scientists
Genetic research on bodies needs ethics code: paper--Somewhere in a lab in Illinois scientists are examining residue on the teeth of ancient humans from the British Columbia coast. They hope to use the genetic data therein to help re-create the daily...
Grief over Deadly Toronto Van Attack Sinks in Days after Rampage
Tragedy of Toronto van attack sinks in--TORONTO - Grief over the deadly van attack that took place on the streets of Toronto is truly sinking in as the public learns more about the 10 people killed in the rampage, mourners said Thursday.Three days after...
Halifax Cartoonists Capture Public Mood Following Toronto, Humboldt Tragedies
N.S. cartoonists capture mood after tragedies--Halifax cartoonist Michael de Adder says he was simply trying to find a small bit of positivity with an image that has garnered national attention for its depiction of recent tragedies in Toronto and Humboldt,...
Hall of Fame Goaltender Patrick Roy Returns to Remparts as Coach and GM
Roy returns to Remparts as coach and GM--QUEBEC - Patrick Roy is returning to the Quebec Remparts as coach and general manager.The Hall of Fame goaltender announced Thursday that he has signed a two-year contract with the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League...
Health-Lifestyles News as of 10 A.M., Thursday April 26
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...
Husky Energy Buying 'Distressed' Barrels as Part of New Oilsands Price Strategy
Husky buys barrels in new oil price strategy--CALGARY - Deep price discounts for western Canadian heavy crude have convinced Husky Energy Inc. to reduce production from its oilsands operations.But unlike Calgary-based rival Cenovus Energy Inc., which...
In the News Today, April 26
In the news today, April 26--Five stories in the news for Thursday, April 26------POLICE PROBE TORONTO ATTACK AS DETAILS EMERGEDetails are still emerging about the victims of this week's deadly van attack in north Toronto, as authorities continue a painstaking...
It's Time We Demanded the Protection of Our Personal Data
It's time we demanded the protection of our personal data--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...
'I Was Destroyed': Blue Rodeo's Greg Keelor Says Hearing Loss Made Tour Difficult
Greg Keelor gets acquainted with melancholy--TORONTO - Coming off Blue Rodeo's most recent tour, co-frontman Greg Keelor thought he was nearing the end of the road.After years of struggling with progressive hearing loss, he found this run of nearly 30...
J.D. Martinez's Three-Run Homer Lifts Red Sox over Blue Jays 5-4
Martinez lifts Red Sox over Blue Jays 5-4--TORONTO - For once the Blue Jays bats got to Red Sox ace Chris Sale.Unfortunately for Toronto, the Jays couldn't keep Boston's offence in check in a 5-4 loss at Rogers Centre on Thursday night.Sale (2-1), who...
Lack of Recorders Prevent Definitive Answers in Crash That Killed Former Premier
Pilot likely disoriented in crash that killed ex-premier--CALGARY - The Transportation Safety Board expressed frustration Thursday that without flight recorders it was unable to pinpoint a definitive cause for the plane crash that killed former Alberta...
Leggett Credits Fiancee Christin Price for Quick Recovery from Torn Achilles
Leggett credits fiancee for quick recovery--WINNIPEG - Maurice Leggett is making impressive progress in his comeback from a torn Achilles tendon that ended his 2017 season, and the Blue Bombers defensive back said a lot of the credit for his recovery...
Life Circumstances Change. So Should Your Will, Estate Experts Say
Life happens. So plan to adjust your will--CALGARY - Estate planning expert Lynne Butler loves to tell the cautionary tale of a widow in her 80s who had six children and six real estate properties.When it came time for her to make her final wishes known,...
Man Arraigned on 18 Charges in Montreal in Alleged Chocolate-Drugging Scheme
Alleged chocolate-drugging thefts: arraignment--MONTREAL - A man who allegedly drugged seniors in their homes with laced chocolates and then robbed them was arraigned Thursday on 18 charges, including several of assault.The Crown opposed Hamid Chekakri's...
Manitoba Police Officer Sues over Sharing of Intimate Images without Permission
Manitoba cop sues over sharing of intimate images--WINNIPEG - A Manitoba police officer has filed a lawsuit alleging intimate images of her were shared without her permission.Brittany Roque said she privately shared the photos with a member of the Brandon...
Man Who Left 1,500 Pigs to Die Banned for Life from Owning or Caring for Animals
Man sentenced in deaths of 1,500 pigs--SIMCOE, Ont. - A Tavistock, Ont., man has been banned for life from owning or caring for animals after pleading guilty in the deaths of more than 1,500 pigs.The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals...
Maple Leafs Centre Auston Matthews on Playoff Performance: 'It's Frustrating'
Matthews on playoffs: 'It's frustrating'--BOSTON - Auston Matthews described scoring in the playoffs like feeling "an earthquake in your feet" following his winner in Game 3 of Toronto's series with the Boston Bruins.Unfortunately for the Maple Leafs...
McDavid, Hall and MacKinnon Nominees for NHLPA's Ted Lindsay Award
McDavid headlines nominees for Lindsay Award--NEW YORK - Edmonton Oilers superstar Connor McDavid, New Jersey Devils left-winger Taylor Hall and Colorado Avalanche centre Nathan MacKinnon were named the finalists for the Ted Lindsay Award on Thursday.The...
Montreal Mayor Announces Ste-Catherine Street Will Be Revamped
Montreal's Ste-Catherine Street to undergo changes--Montreal's iconic Ste-Catherine Street will be getting a 21st-century facelift that includes slashing the number of driving lanes and parking spaces in order to make more room for pedestrians, the city...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (15,637.59, up 127.84 points)Neovasc Inc. (TSX:NVC). Medical devices. Down half-a-cent, or 8.33 per cent,...
NAFTA Talks Keeping Freeland in Washington, Sends Substitute to NATO Summit
Freeland staying in U.S. for NAFTA talks--WASHINGTON - With the NAFTA talks at a critical juncture, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced Thursday that she was skipping a summit in Europe to remain at the bargaining table.Freeland had...
National Audio 1:05 PM ET
National Audio 1:05 PM ET--NAT077 - (Syria) UNDATED. x-14s. A Syrian filmmaker says Russian state media used images from one of his movies to claim that video of a suspected poison gas attack in Syria was staged. Russian and Syrian officials insist there...
National Audio 11:05 AM ET
National Audio 11:05 AM ET--NAT060 - (Palestinians-Hamas) (FOR PRODUCTION) GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip. x-17s. Hundreds of Palestinians have participated in the funeral of a Gaza journalist who died after being shot by Israeli troops while covering a border...
National Audio 11:45 AM ET
National Audio 11:45 AM ET--NAT065 - (US-Veterans-Affairs-Jackson) WASHINGTON. x-09s. U-S President Donald Trump is praising Ronny Jackson after the White House doctor withdrew from consideration for the post of Veterans Affairs secretary. Jackson faced...
National Audio 1:15 PM ET
National Audio 1:15 PM ET--NAT085 - (US-Trump) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-21s. (Arlette Saenz) Britain's prime minister will meet with U-S President Donald Trump this summer. (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT084 - (Trans-Mountain-BC) UNDATED. x-33s. (Beth Leighton)...
National Audio 1:45 PM ET
National Audio 1:45 PM ET--NAT086 - (Trans-Mountain-BC) VICTORIA. x-15s. The British Columbia government is asking the province's highest court to determine if legislative amendments allow it to control the flow of heavy oils through B-C. The request...
National Audio 2:25 PM ET
National Audio 2:25 PM ET--NAT096 - (ML-Israel-Palestinians) NEW YORK. x-10s. The U-N's top Mideast envoy says the Gaza Strip is a "powder keg" and says the world must do everything possible to prevent a war between Israel and the Palestinians. Nickolay...
National Audio 2:35 AM ET
National Audio 2:35 AM ET--NAT001 - (HKN-Jets-Fans) WINNIPEG. x-08s. N-H-L playoff fever has hit Winnipeg and the crowds are expected to get even bigger as the Jets open the second round against Nashville tomorrow night. A few thousand people gathered...
National Audio 3:35 AM ET
National Audio 3:35 AM ET--NAT014 - (US-California-Serial-Killer) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) SACRAMENTO. x-06s. Authorities in California announced that new D-N-A evidence led to an arrest of a serial killer. Police allege 72-year-old Joseph DeAngelo, a former...
National Audio 3:45 PM ET
National Audio 3:45 PM ET--NAT111 - (US-Bill-Cosby) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania. x-09s. A Pennsylvania jury has found Bill Cosby guilty on three counts of sexual assault for drugging and molesting a woman at his home in 2004. The jury...
National Audio 3:55 PM ET
National Audio 3:55 PM ET--NAT113 - (US-California-Serial-Killer) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-18s. (Alex Stone) Prosecutors in California say the suspected Golden State Killer became less prolific but deadlier after he was fired from his job as a...
National Audio 4:35 PM ET
National Audio 4:35 PM ET--NAT117 - (US-Bill-Cosby-Prosecutor) NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania. x-19s. A prosecutor says the jury that convicted Bill Cosby of sexual assault has delivered justice to the 80-year-old comedian's chief accuser, Canadian Andrea...
National Audio 5:25 PM ET
National Audio 5:25 PM ET--NAT130 - (Ont-Opioid-Deaths) TORONTO. x-14s. A new study finds that the rate of opioid-related deaths in Ontario tripled between 2000 and 2015. Researchers at St Michael's Hospital in Toronto also found a steep rise in opioid-related...
National Audio 5:35 AM ET
National Audio 5:35 AM ET--NAT024 - (US-Earns-Ford) UNDATED. x-33s. (Mike Gracia) Big changes are coming to one of the Big Three car manufacturers. (opens with sound) (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT025 - (ENT-Mastodon) ATLANTA. x-17s. Members of the...
National Audio 5:55 AM ET
National Audio 5:55 AM ET--NAT028 - (Pedestrians-Struck-Cartoon) HALIFAX. x-13s. Halifax cartoonist Michael de Adder says he was simply trying to find a small bit of positivity with an image that has garnered national attention for its depiction of recent...
National Audio 6:15 PM ET
National Audio 6:15 PM ET--NAT137 - (US-Maine-Deputy-Killed) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-12s. The F-B-I is offering 20-thousand dollars for information leading to the arrest of a man sought in the killing of a Maine deputy. More than 175 officers...
National Audio 6:35 PM ET
National Audio 6:35 PM ET--NAT141 - (BC-Blood-Law) VANCOUVER. x-14s. British Columbia has introduced legislation to ban payment for blood and plasma. Health Canada says it's legal to pay people for plasma, a component of blood used for life-saving medical...
National Audio 8:35 AM ET
National Audio 8:35 AM ET--NAT033 - (Japan-Earns-Nintendo) (FOR PRODUCTION) UNDATED. x-23s. Nintendo is reporting solid sales and profit for the fiscal fourth quarter, powered by brisk demand for its Switch machines. The Japanese maker of Super Mario...
National Audio 8:45 AM ET
National Audio 8:45 AM ET--NAT041 - (Substance-Policies) VANCOUVER. x-18s. A report by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction calls on companies to help struggling employees by developing comprehensive substance-use policies. The report says...
National Audio 9:45 AM ET
National Audio 9:45 AM ET--NAT049 - (US-Veterans-Affairs-Jackson) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-16s. U-S President Trump's nominee for secretary of Veterans Affairs says he is withdrawing from consideration because of what he calls "false allegations."...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Bill Cosby-Guilty) (Audio: 102)America's Dad could be headed to prison at age 80 for the remainder of his life.Bill Cosby has been convicted of three counts of aggravated indecent sexual assault for drugging and molesting Toronto native Andrea Constand...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Trans-Mountain-McKenna)Environment Minister Catherine McKenna has released a letter she's written to B-C's environment minister about added steps Ottawa is willing to take to get the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion built.She is proposing the establishment...
N.L. Minister Steps Aside after Allegedly Harassing Fellow Cabinet Member
N.L. minister steps aside after allegation--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A Newfoundland and Labrador cabinet minister has stepped aside amid harassment allegations, in what political observers say is a fresh sign of the shift in how society discusses harassment.Premier...
Notley Says B.C. Pipeline Court Challenge Illogical, Harmful If Successful
Notley says B.C. pipeline challenge illogical--EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says the B.C. government's attempt to get court backing in a bid to thwart the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion would put Canada in "economic gridlock" if it succeeds.British...
'OK Google, Find Me a Job': New Job Search Feature Launches in Canada
Google launches job search feature in Canada--TORONTO - Google is wading into Canada's employment market with a new search feature and a $1 million investment into a forthcoming jobs platform.The technology giant announced Thursday that it had rolled...
Ombudsman Recommends Better Video Recording at Saskatchewan Jails
Ombudsman recommends better jail recordings--REGINA - Saskatchewan's ombudsman wants video footage kept longer in correctional centres, but the province's Ministry of Justice thinks the current time frame is sufficient.In her annual report released on...
--Ontario Update-
---(Pedestrian-Struck-Officer)A Toronto police officer praised for his peaceful arrest of a man accused in a deadly van attack does not want to be hailed as a hero.Deputy police chief Peter Yuen says the officer, Constable Ken Lam, feels he was just...
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