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2018 IIHF World Men's Hockey Championship Standings
2018 IIHF World Men's Hockey Championship Standings--2018 IIHF Men's World ChampionshipAt Copenhagen and Herning, DenmarkAll Times EasternPRELIMINARY ROUNDGroup AAt CopenhagenAustria, Belarus, Czech Republic, France, Russia, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland.Group...
2018 Intercounty Baseball League Schedule
2018 Intercounty Baseball League schedule--INTERCOUNTY BASEBALL LEAGUE2018 Regular SeasonSunday, May 6Kitchener at Barrie, 2 p.m.London at Toronto, 2 p.m.Friday, May 11Toronto at London, 7:35 p.m.Saturday, May 12Brantford at Guelph, 1 p.m.Kitchener at...
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...
After 55 Years, Chairman Emeritus Laurent Beaudoin Bids Adieu to Bombardier
Beaudoin ends 55-year career at Bombardier--MONTREAL - The man who steered Bombardier from snowmobile maker to global transportation giant says the founding family's voting control protected the company through tough times."If we had given up the minority...
Alberta Delegation in Ottawa Secures Caribou Protection Money
Alberta visit to Ottawa yields cash for caribou--EDMONTON - The federal government says it will provide extra cash to help Alberta live up to Ottawa's demands on restoring threatened caribou herds."We're willing to partner with Alberta in terms of money...
Alberta Health Services Expands Pork Recall Due to Possible E. Coli Bacteria
Alberta Health Services expands pork recall--EDMONTON - Alberta Health Services is expanding a pork recall after an E. coli outbreak sickened 37 people -- including 11 patients who were hospitalized and one who likely died from the bacteria.Officials...
Alberta United Conservatives Set to Hash out Policy at Founding Convention
United Conservatives meet to discuss policy--EDMONTON - Alberta's United Conservatives take their first step this weekend in deciding what they stand for as they explore proposals ranging from a return to a flat income tax to more private health-care...
Alberta United Conservatives Walk out of Chamber as Abortion Clinic Bill Debated
Conservatives walk out of abortion bill debate--EDMONTON - Alberta's Opposition United Conservatives sat stonefaced and silent Thursday, looking at phones and tablets as opponents accused them of misogyny and political cowardice over the government's...
Alternative Endings to the First Aircraft Carrier Battle
Alternative endings to the first aircraft carrier battle--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...
Atlantic Audio 7:15 AM AT
Atlantic Audio 7:15 AM AT--AT02 - (NB-Flooding)OROMOCTO, N.B. x-12s. Water levels along the Saint John River in southern New Brunswick continue to rise, closing roads and forcing people from their homes. Oromocto Fire Chief Jody Price says many residents...
Atlantic Upate
(NB-Flooding)Emergency measures officials in New Brunswick say flooding is expected to continue for at least the next five days and residents along the southern regions of the Saint John River Basin should be "on high alert."Premier Brian Gallant is...
--Atlantic Update-
(NB-Flooding)A large section of the Trans-Canada Highway in New Brunswick is about to be closed down as floodwaters rise to record levels along the Saint John River.Barricades closing the four-lane highway between Moncton and Fredericton are to go up...
Baloney Meter: Can Conservatives Claim They Cut Emissions While Cutting Taxes?
Baloney Meter: did Tories cut GHG emissions?--OTTAWA - "We actually saw greenhouse gases go down at the same time as taxes went down under the previous Conservative government. We saved people money while protecting the economy." -- Conservative finance...
BC Audio 7:45 PM ET
BC Audio 7:45 PM ET--BC05 - (Oyster-Outbreak)VANCOUVER. x-09s. B-C's oyster farmers are expecting a financial hit with the latest outbreak of norovirus linked to oysters from Baynes Sound off Vancouver Island. The Public Health Agency of Canada says...
BCE Raises Adjusted Earnings Target, Expects Strong Wireless Growth to Continue
BCE raises adjusted earnings target--TORONTO - BCE Inc. raised its profit guidance Thursday after reporting strong performance by its Bell Canada telecom networks and stable results from its media division.In its outlook, BCE increased its full-year...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Trans-Mountain)Canada's justice minister says Ottawa is going to intervene in British Columbia's court case over the 7.4-billion-dollar Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.The federal government supports the expansion of the pipeline,...
Bombardier Sticking with Regional Aircraft but Won't Guarantee Q400 Jobs in Toronto
Bombardier selling Downsview property--MONTREAL - Bombardier Inc. says it plans to remain in the regional aircraft business but won't guarantee that assembly of its Q400 turboprop will remain in Toronto after selling its Downsview property for $816 million.The...
Brooklyn Author Eddie Joyce Takes Twitter Heat for N.L. Politician
Brooklyn author takes Twitter heat for N.L. politician--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A Brooklyn author named Eddie Joyce has found himself on the receiving end of harsh online criticism -- all meant for a Newfoundland politician of the same name.The Canadian Eddie...
'Canada the Good' Myth Exposed: Migrant Workers Resist Debt-Bondage
'Canada the Good' myth exposed: Migrant workers resist debt-bondage--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...
Canadian Natural Choked Back Heavy Oil Output Due to Pipeline-Linked Low Prices
Canadian Natural cut output as prices fell--CALGARY - Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. says it choked back heavy oil production by about 17,000 barrels per day in the first quarter to avoid selling at low prices it blames on poor pipeline capacity out...
Canadian Press Advisory on the Upcoming Provincial Election in Ontario
CP advisory on the upcoming Ontario election--TORONTO - EDITORS AND NEWS DIRECTORS:The next provincial election in Ontario is set for June 7, with the official campaign expected to start Wednesday, May 9.The Canadian Press is planning daily comprehensive...
Canadian Press Reporter Keven Drews Dies after 15-Year Multiple Myeloma Fight
CP's Keven Drews dies after 15-year cancer fight--VANCOUVER - The night that a sawmill exploded in Burns Lake, B.C., killing two workers and injuring 19 others, Keven Drews was already on his way back to the office to cover the tragedy when his editor...
Canadian Rider Michael Woods Healthy and Confident Ahead of Giro d'Italia
Canadian rider ready for Giro d'Italia--Canadian rider Michael Woods, felled by illness at the start of the season, says he is healthy and looking forward to testing himself at the Giro d'Italia."I'm feel really good, I'm feeling confident. Excited,"...
Canadian Roster for 2018 IIHF Men's World Hockey Championship
Canadian roster for 2018 IIHF men's world hockey championship--CALGARY - Roster released by Hockey Canada for the upcoming 2018 IIHF men's world championship, to be held May 4-20 at Copenhagen and Herning, Denmark (with name, hometown and current NHL...
Canadian Short 'The Prince,' Which Tackles Islamophobia, to Screen at Cannes
Canadian short film on Islamophobia set for Cannes--TORONTO - About 10 years ago, married Vancouver-based actors Kyra Zagorsky and Patrick Sabongui were on the city SkyTrain with their two children when something pulled them out of their happy family...
Candace Chapman, Tomasz Radzinski Named to Canada Soccer Hall of Fame
Chapman, Radzinski named to Hall of Fame--TORONTO - Candace Chapman, who won more than 100 caps for her country, and speedy striker Tomasz Radzinski, who played at the highest level in Europe, have been named to the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame.Chapman...
Celebrity Birthdays for May 3
Celebrity birthdays for May 3--Celebrity Birthdays for May 3:Actor Alex Cord ("Airwolf") is 85.Singer Frankie Valli is 84.Bassist Peter Staples (The Troggs) is 74.Sports announcer Greg Gumbel is 72.Singer Mary Hopkin is 68.Singer Christopher Cross is...
Celine Dion Releases 'Deadpool 2' Song and Music Video, 'Ashes'
Celine Dion releases 'Deadpool 2' song--TORONTO - Celine Dion has released a new song and music video for the "Deadpool 2" soundtrack that combines heart and humour."Ashes" starts off on a sombre note, with the Quebec native singing at Caesars Palace...
Class Action Lawsuit in Works in Calgary Young Canadians Sex Abuse Case
Lawsuit in works in Young Canadians sex abuse case--CALGARY - A law firm is encouraging victims in a sex abuse case to be part of a lawsuit against the man convicted of the crimes and the Calgary Stampede Foundation.On Wednesday, Philip Heerema was sentenced...
Cost on Families from Feds' Carbon Tax Plan Will Be Known in September: Morneau
Carbon tax costs known in September: Morneau--OTTAWA - The Opposition Conservatives are pressuring the Trudeau government to divulge how much the federal carbon tax will cost Canadian households -- but Finance Minister Bill Morneau says they'll have...
Crescent Point Adjusts Executive Pay, Cuts Spending as Proxy Battle Nears End
Crescent Point takes loss as proxy vote looms--CALGARY - Crescent Point Energy is adjusting its executive pay criteria, cutting $25 million from 2018 capital spending and announcing an asset sale to pay down debt as it faces a showdown with a dissident...
Drake Watches Quietly as Cleveland Thumps the Raptors for Commanding Playoff Lead
Drake quiet as Cavaliers thump Raptors--TORONTO - It was all quiet on the Drake front Thursday as the Cavaliers thumped Toronto in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal.The star rapper, who made headlines in Game 1 for a verbal altercation with...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Trans-Mountain)Ottawa plans to intervene in British Columbia's reference case over the 7.4-billion-dollar Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.The B-C Court of Appeal is being asked to determine if the province can regulate the transport of oil in its...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(NB-Flooding) (Audio: 73)As of this morning, 2018 is going on the books as a record-setting year for spring floods in parts of New Brunswick.And with more rain in the forecast, the situation is only expected to get worse in the days ahead.The Emergency...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Harassment-NDP) (Audio: P03)N-D-P Leader Jagmeet Singh says instead of accepting responsibility for his actions, Saskatchewan M-P Erin Weir attacked someone who had come forward with a complaint against him.Singh says that's why he decided to remove...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Thursday May 5
Entertainment News Advisory--Good afternoon 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...
Experts Say to Start Early and Do Your Homework When Renewing Your Mortgage
Do your homework when renewing your mortgage--OTTAWA - A surge in mortgage renewals, rising interest rates and new stress testing rules will are conspiring to make refinancing your mortgage more complicated and more expensive.Mortgage broker Kelly Wilson,...
Federal Liberals Confirm Plans to Intervene in B.C.'S Trans Mountain Court Case
Feds to intervene in B.C.'s pipeline challenge--OTTAWA - The federal government will intervene in British Columbia's reference case over the $7.4-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould said Thursday.The case...
Female Singer-Songwriters Reign at East Coast Music Awards Gala
Female singer-songwriters reign at East Coast awards--HALIFAX - Female singer-songwriters reigned at this year's East Coast Music Awards gala Thursday, including a P.E.I. artist rewarded for an intimate music video detailing her heartbreaking story of...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(NB-Flooding) (Audio: 117)New Brunswick is shuttering a large section of the Trans-Canada Highway and warning motorists to be alert for wildlife seeking refuge as floodwaters rise to record levels along the Saint John River.The latest and most significant...
--Fifth Newswatch-
---(US-Trump-Porn-Star)Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti calls it "a stunning revelation" and alleged evidence of a felony.One of President Donald Trump's newest attorneys says Trump reimbursed his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, for 130-thousand...
First Nations, Private Company, Say Churchill Rail Line Deal in the Works
First Nations say Churchill rail line deal in the works--CHURCHILL, Man. - A group of Manitoba First Nations says it has formed a partnership with a private company that will lead to the reopening of the rail line to Churchill.The First Nations say the...
--First NewsWatch-
---(NB-Flooding)New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant is urging residents to "take action" and not be complacent.People are being urged to evacuate their homes as rising floodwaters threaten to surpass record-setting levels along parts of the Saint John...
Five Drivers Charged with Racing over Busy 48 Hours for Ont. Police
Ont. police charge five with racing--CHATHAM-KENT, Ont. - Ontario Provincial Police are warning the public about the dangers of excessive speed, after five drivers were charged with racing over the course of 48 hours.Chatham-Kent OPP say that as they...
Four Peel Regional Police Officers Charged with Theft, Obstruction and Perjury
Police officers charged with theft, perjury--Four Toronto-area police officers are facing charges following an investigation that began after charges were stayed against an accused drug dealer, who alleged police stole items during a search of his storage...
--Fourteenth Newswatch-
---(Trudeau-Drugs) (Audio: P07)Justin Trudeau has thrown cold water on any suggestions his government's marijuana legalization bill could be delayed.The prime minister has emphatically declared that legalization is coming this summer.During a news conference...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(NB-Flooding)Water levels are so high in Saint John, New Brunswick this week, the city's famous Reversing Falls are not reversing.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has offered help from the military should New Brunswick emergency officials request its...
Halifax Beats Ottawa, Victoria to Host 2020 North American Indigenous Games
Halifax wins 2020 North American Indigenous Games--Halifax has bested Victoria and Ottawa to win the 2020 North American Indigenous Games.The Nova Scotia government says the North American Indigenous Games Council chose Halifax in a vote Thursday in...
Hamilton Tiger-Cats Take Receiver Mark Chapman First Overall in CFL Draft
Chapman goes first overall in CFL draft--TORONTO - Trey Rutherford finally has clarity regarding his football future but will have to wait to celebrate.The UConn offensive lineman went second overall to the Montreal Alouettes in the CFL draft Thursday...
Health-Lifestyles News as of 3 P.M., Thursday May 5
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...
How Exercise Can Boost Your Brain Function
How exercise can boost your brain function--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 site.___Author:...
How the Mindset of Designers Can Make Us Better Leaders
How the mindset of designers can make us better leaders--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...
Humboldt Broncos Tribute Concert Raises $428,000 for Families Affected by Crash
Humboldt Broncos concert nets $428,000--TORONTO - Organizers behind the Humboldt Broncos tribute concert say they've raised nearly half a million dollars for families affected by the tragic bus crash.The Country Thunder Music Festival says the event...
IIHF World Men's Championship Medallists
IIHF World Men's Championship Medallists--IIHF World Men's Championship Medallists(Medallists at the IIHF world men's hockey championship in order of gold, silver and bronze winners)2017 _ Sweden, Canada, Russia2016 _ Canada, Finland, Russia2015 _ Canada,...
IIHF World Men's Champions List
IIHF World Men's Champions List--IIHF World Men's Hockey Champions2017 _ Sweden2016 _ Canada2015 _ Canada2014 _ Russia2013 _ Sweden2012 _ Russia2011 _ Finland2010 _ Czech Republic2009 _ Russia2008 _ Russia2007 _ Canada2006 _ Sweden2005 _ Czech Republic2004...
Indigenous Woman Who Led Manitoba March Begs Jane Philpott for Help
Philpott confronted at AFN on drug crisis--GATINEAU, Que. - An Indigenous woman who led a lengthy march in northern Manitoba to draw awareness to the scourge of crystal meth in her community tearfully confronted Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott...
Intense Exercised Linked to Hundreds of Deaths of Racehorses in Ontario, Study Says
Intense exercise linked to deaths of Ontario racehorses--Intense exercise is a hazard to racehorses in Ontario and has been linked to hundreds of deaths within the industry, according to a new study from the University of Guelph.Peter Physick-Sheard,...
In the News Today, May 3
In the news today, May 3--Five stories in the news for Thursday, May 3------N.B. FLOODING: 'THE WORST IS NOT OVER'Emergency measures officials say flooding along the Saint John River in New Brunswick is expected to continue for at least the next several...
Journalist Justin Brake of the Independent in NL Wins Press Freedom Award
Journalist from NL wins press freedom award--OTTAWA - Justin Brake, a journalist who faces civil and criminal charges over his reporting about the impact of the Muskrat Falls hydro project on Indigenous people, has won the 20th annual Press Freedom Award.Brake...
Kiiwetinoong: Vast New Northern Ontario Riding Fledges Wings as Vote Looms
Kiiwetinoong: Vast new Ontario riding fledges wings--SIOUX LOOKOUT, Ont. - From the shadows of the hill in the south on which the Ojibwa once watched for the invading Sioux, to the frozen mouth of the almost 1,000-kilometre-long majestic Severn River...
Lawsuits Filed against Ontario Long-Term Care Providers Allege Serious Neglect
Lawsuits filed against long-term care homes--TORONTO - Proposed class-action lawsuits have been filed against a pair of Ontario-based long-term care providers, claiming the companies were "systemically negligent" toward residents in their care.Statements...
LeBronto Trending as Cleveland's James Completes Two-Game Toronto Takeover
LeBronto takes over Toronto as Cavs win big--TORONTO - Cavaliers star LeBron James had his way with the Raptors in a memorable in-your-face Toronto takeover Thursday.Before the last bucket in Cleveland's lopsided 128-110 win in Game 2 of the Eastern...
'Le Trampoline' and 'La Trampoline' Both Correct: Quebec Language Watchdog
'Le trampoline' and 'la trampoline' both OK--MONTREAL - Call it a victory for gender equality.After a lengthy research process, Quebec's language watchdog says the word "trampoline," which in French is most often considered a masculine noun, can also...
Loblaw Shareholders Reject Living Wage, Independent Board Chair Proposals
Loblaw shareholders reject living wage proposal--Shareholders of Canada's largest grocer rejected a proposal that Loblaw Companies Ltd. determine the feasibility of paying its employees a living wage -- one that varies by location and is calculated by...
MedReleaf, Aurora Confirm Discussions but Say No Agreement
MedReleaf, Aurora confirm discussions but say no agreement--MedReleaf Corp. and Aurora Cannabis Inc. shares were briefly halted Thursday and resumed trading after the companies announced they have held discussions, but no agreement has been reached.Trading...
Military's Top Brass Has Grown More Quickly Than the Rank and File since 2003
Top ranks of military grow faster than bottom--OTTAWA - The Canadian military has been getting heavier up top -- and not in the muffin sort of way.New figures show the ranks of the Canadian Forces' senior brass have been growing at a much faster rate...
Montreal Impact Hope to Have Rod Fanni Back to Face New England Revolution
Impact hope to have Fanni back to face Revs--MONTREAL - The Montreal Impact hope to have defender Rod Fanni back from injury this week.The former French international has not played since leaving an April 14 game against the New York Red Bulls with what...
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 (15,621.47, down 6.46 points)Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up seven cents, or...
MP Erin Weir Vows to Keep Fighting after Singh Boots Him from NDP Caucus
Weir. out of NDP caucus, vows to clear name--OTTAWA - NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh kicked Saskatchewan MP Erin Weir out of his party's caucus Thursday as he tried to close the book on what has become a messy and increasingly combative controversy for the...
National Audio 10:45 AM ET
National Audio 10:45 AM ET--NAT075 - (US-House-Explosion-Barricaded-Person) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NORTH HAVEN, Conn. x-08s. The remains of one person have been found inside a burning property in North Haven, Connecticut, after an explosion at a farm last...
National Audio 1:25 PM ET
National Audio 1:25 PM ET--NAT090 - (ENT-Bill-Cosby-Wife-Statement) PHILADELPHIA. x-14s. Bill Cosby's wife is calling for a criminal investigation into the prosecutor behind the comedian's sexual assault conviction. Reporter Michael Sisak (SIH'-sak)...
National Audio 3:05 AM ET
National Audio 3:05 AM ET--NAT001 - (US-Trump-Porn-Star) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NEW YORK. x-33s. (Brian Clark) There has been no comment from the White House on what one of U-S President Donald Trump's attorneys said about the pre-election payment made...
National Audio 3:05 PM ET
National Audio 3:05 PM ET--NAT099 - (ODD-US-Truck-Bees) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-09s. A North Carolina man says he drove about 65-kilometres with three-thousand loose bees in is truck cab on Tuesday. Wallace Leatherwood of Waynesville says it...
National Audio 3:35 PM ET
National Audio 3:35 PM ET--NAT102 - (NB-Flooding) FREDERICTON. x-15s. The New Brunswick government is shutting down a large section of the Trans-Canada Highway as floodwaters continue to rise along the Saint John River. Route 2 will be closed between...
National Audio 4:25 PM ET
National Audio 4:25 PM ET--NAT112 - (US-Hawaii-Sunscreen-Ban) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-33s. (Scott Goldberg) Hawaii has become the first American state to pass a bill banning certain types of sunscreen. (opens with sound) (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT113...
National Audio 4:35 PM ET
National Audio 4:35 PM ET--NAT117 - (NB-Flooding) FREDERICTON. x-17s. New Brunswick is shuttering a large section of the Trans-Canada Highway and warning motorists to be on watch for wildlife seeking refuge as floodwaters rise to record levels along...
National Audio 4:45 AM ET
National Audio 4:45 AM ET--NAT027 - (US-Trump-Porn-Star) WASHINGTON. x-23s. Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani, who recently joined U-S President Donald Trump's legal team, says Trump repaid personal lawyer Michael Cohen, who paid Stormy Daniels 130-thousand...
National Audio 6:45 AM ET
National Audio 6:45 AM ET--NAT051 - (US-Las-Vegas-Shooting) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-31s. (Alex Stone) For the first time, we are hearing sound from the moment police entered the gunman's hotel room in last October's mass shooting in Las Vegas...
National Audio 6:55 AM ET
National Audio 6:55 AM ET--NAT055 - (NB-Flooding) OROMOCTO, N.B. x-13s. Water levels along the Saint John River in southern New Brunswick continue to rise, closing roads and forcing people from their homes. Oromocto Fire Chief Jody Price says many residents...
National Audio 8:05 PM ET
National Audio 8:05 PM ET--NAT142 - (US-Hawaii-Volcano) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-10s. Officials in Hawaii warn one of the state's most active volcanoes could be about to erupt. Communities around Kilauea (kihl-ah-WAY'-ah), on the southeast side...
National Audio 8:55 AM ET
National Audio 8:55 AM ET--NAT063 - (ENT-Video-Game-Hall-of-Fame) (FOR PRODUCTION) (WATCH FOR DATING)(Announcement at 10:30am ET) UNDATED. x-41s. The World Video Game Hall of Fame is scheduled to induct its Class of 2018 this morning. The inductees will...
New Brunswick Shuts Trans-Canada Highway as Flooding Hits Record Levels
N.B. shuts TCH as flooding hits record levels--FREDERICTON - New Brunswick shuttered a large section of the Trans-Canada Highway Thursday night, and warned motorists to be on watch for wildlife seeking refuge, as floodwaters rose to record levels along...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Trans-Mountain)Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould says the federal government will intervene in British Columbia's reference case on expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline.B-C is asking the Court of Appeal to rule on whether it has jurisdiction...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Harassment-NDP) (Audio: P01)New Democrat Leader Jagmeet Singh has ejected M-P Erin Weir from the party's caucus, but not because of the original harassment complaint Weir was facing.Singh says it's because of comments Weir made calling the complaint...
No Longer in the Weeds: Alberta's Olds College Offering Cannabis Course
College growing course on pot production--OLDS, Alta. - With the clock ticking down to legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada, demand has exploded in the cannabis industry for qualified workers who can ensure the product is ready to go to market.So...
Norovirus Outbreaks Linked to Oysters a Sign of Water Pollution: Shellfish Group
Norovirus linked to oysters hurts B.C. industry--VANCOUVER - Oysters contaminated with norovirus in British Columbia have become a costly problem and the issue magnifies a broader failure to keep oceans clean, says the provincial shellfish growers association.Darlene...
N.S. Premier to Pitch Federal Panel on Offshore Oil, Gas Exploration
N.S. premier to pitch for oil, gas exploration--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's premier says he will make the case for allowing offshore development to co-exist with the coastal fishery, when he goes before a federal panel on marine protected areas on Friday.Stephen...
Ontario Arrows Finally Make Home Debut as Investors Kick Pro Rugby Tires
Ontario Arrows to finally make home debut--TORONTO - Denied by an ice storm in April, the Ontario Arrows finally hold their home opener Saturday against the Boston Mystics.The newly formed Arrows have already posted a 2-1-1 record on the road over the...
--Ontario Update-
(Care-Home-Lawsuits)A lawyer is calling on the government to crack down on alleged neglect at long-term care facilities by shutting down offending homes or levying heavy fines.Amani Oakley is representing the plaintiffs in proposed class-action lawsuits...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Greenbelt)Both the Progressive Conservatives and the Greens are voicing suspicions that an announcement by the governing Liberals about the Greenbelt in and around the Toronto area was politically motivated.Premier Kathleen Wynne says her government...
OPP, SPCA Investigating after 11 Cats Found in Plastic Bin North of Elliot Lake
Cats found abandoned near Elliot Lake--ELLIOT LAKE, Ont. - Provincial police and the OSPCA are investigating after nearly a dozen cats were found abandoned in a plastic bin north of Elliot Lake, Ont., on Tuesday.Three adult cats and eight kittens were...
Parliament Audio 2:25 PM ET
Parliament Audio 2:25 PM ET--P08 - (Trudeau-Drugs) OTTAWA. x-20s. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is clearing the air over comments he made yesterday about when his government intends to legalize cannabis. Trudeau told a news conference in Ottawa that...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory for Thursday, May 3, 2018. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists.ADDS: QUEBEC CITY--Question period. (moved)...
Portable Device Can Detect Fentanyl in Street Drugs within Seconds: Researchers
Device reveals fentanyl in drugs within seconds--TORONTO - Ontario researchers have teamed up to test a portable device that can detect the presence of potentially deadly fentanyl in street drugs and deliver the results in mere seconds.The scientists...
Pot Plan Proceeding Apace, Trudeau Insists, despite Calls for Delay
Liberals won't stall legalized pot: Trudeau--OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau isn't backing down from his government's much-maligned timeline for legalizing marijuana, despite a growing chorus of calls from senators, Indigenous leaders and others...
--Prairie Update-
---(Manitoba-Hydro-Freeze)A freeze ordered by the Public Utilities Board on First Nations' Manitoba Hydro bills would save 17,000 on-reserve households an average of 93 dollars on their heating bills next winter.The board ordered the freeze on Tuesday.Assembly...
--Prairie Update-
---(Phillips-Caribou-Ottawa) (Alta Note)The federal government says it will provide extra cash to help Alberta live up to Ottawa's demands on restoring threatened caribou herds.Officials in federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna's have confirmed...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
---(Quebec-Action-Plan)Quebec Agriculture Minister Laurent Lessard has presented a 20-point action plan for the commercial fishing sector and its aquaculture sector -- the farming of fish, shellfish and aquatic plants.The plan says those sectors can...
Prep-LifeWatch
---(Opioids-Warning-Label)Health Canada says starting in October, all prescription opioids must carry a warning sticker about potential adverse effects and pharmacists will be required to provide information handouts to consumers.It is the first time...
Privacy Experts: EU Changes Will Help Consumers Indirectly, Push Canada to Follow
EU privacy changes will help Canadians: experts--TORONTO - The European Union's new privacy protection rules are being described as a game-changing new standard that's already being felt in Canada as companies with transatlantic operations get ready...
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