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Alberta Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Sex Assault That Left Woman in Coma
Man sentenced to 15 years for vicious sexual assault--LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - A southern Alberta man has been sentenced to 15 years in jail for a vicious sexual assault on a woman who spent weeks in a coma and was forced to learn how to walk and talk again.Denzel...
All Kids Should Get Vaccinated for Hepatitis B at Birth, Experts Say
Newborns should get hep B vaccine: experts--TORONTO - Clinicians and researchers attending an international conference say all Canadian children should be vaccinated against hepatitis B starting at birth to prevent the development of potentially deadly...
Americans Reach across the Border, Urge Canadians to Ignore Trump
U.S. residents apologize to Canada for Trump--Usually, it's Canadians who are quick to say sorry.But United States President Donald Trump's recent bashing of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has prompted some Americans to reach over the border, apologize,...
Atlantic Update
---(Canada-US-Agriculture)Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay's family dairy farm on Prince Edward Island will be the site of a bilateral trade meeting today.MacAulay has invited U-S Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to discuss Canada's...
--Atlantic Update-
(Canada-US-Agriculture)Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay says he and U-S Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue both know they can get a trade deal that will be a win-win for farmers in both countries.MacAulay made the comments while hosting...
B.C. Lawyer Awarded $1 in Suit against Client Who Posted Negative Online Review
B.C. lawyer awarded $1 against online reviewer--VANCOUVER - A British Columbia lawyer has been awarded $1 in damages after suing a former client for posting a negative review online, raising questions about the balance between free expression and defamation.Vancouver...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Dudley-Inquest)The R-C-M-P says it will review recommendations from a coroner's inquest into the death of a woman who spent four days paralyzed and dying inside her home in Mission.Thirty-seven-year-old Lisa Dudley and her boyfriend were shot...
Bernier Raises $30K in Just One Day after Being Fired as Conservative Critic
Bernier's backers showing him the money--OTTAWA - Days after Conservative MP Maxime Bernier was turfed from his party's shadow cabinet for continuing to promote his anti-supply management position, supporters are demanding he be reinstated -- and using...
Beyak Applauds Survey That Shows Canadians Divided on Indigenous Issues
Beyak lauds survey on Indigenous issues--OTTAWA - Sen. Lynn Beyak is applauding an online survey that suggests a majority of Canadians believe the government apologizes too much for residential schools and that Indigenous people should integrate more...
Bill to Make la Presse a Not-for-Profit Passes after Quebec Invoked Closure
Quebec invoked closure on La Presse bill--QUEBEC - The Quebec government has rammed through legislation aimed at allowing Montreal-based La Presse news group to adopt a not-for-profit structure.Seventy-six members voted in favour of the bill Thursday...
Boy, 13, Charged with First-Degree Murder after Cyclist Run Down, Stabbed:police
Boy, 13, charged with first-degree murder--TORONTO - A 13-year-old boy is facing a murder charge after a cyclist was allegedly run down with an SUV and assaulted, Toronto police said Friday.Investigators said 19-year-old Aaron Rankine-Wright was biking...
Business News Advisory
Business News Advisory--Here are the CP Business Department's afternoon plans for today. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. All ETAs and wordcounts approximate. Entries are subject to change as news develops. If you have any questions, please...
Business News Advisory
Business News Advisory--Here are the CP Business Department's early plans for today. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. All ETAs and word counts approximate. Entries are subject to change as news develops. If you have any questions, please don't...
Bystanders in Nanaimo, B.C., Save Woman's Life by Lifting Car off Her Chest
Bystanders lift car off woman in B.C.--NANAIMO, B.C. - Claire Surgenor remembers staring at the back wheels of a car crushing her chest, struggling to breathe, and praying. Then she lost consciousness on the rain-soaked sidewalk in Nanaimo, B.C.The next...
Canada Rugby Coach Kingsley Jones Renews Acquaintances with Russia This Weekend
Canada rugby coach recalls time in Russia--Coach Kingsley Jones will see familiar faces everywhere he looks Saturday when his Canadian side takes on Russia at Ottawa's Twin Elm Rugby Park.Russian forwards coach Alexander Voytov was Jones's captain when...
Canadian Soccer Fans Descend on Bars and Restaurants to Watch World Cup
Canadian fans descend on bars to watch World Cup--Canadian soccer fans descended on bars and restaurants across the country as a full slate of World Cup matches got underway Friday.The international tournament that occurs every four years has long packed...
Celebrity Birthdays for June 15
Celebrity birthdays for June 15--Celebrity Birthdays for June 15:Singer Ruby Nash Garnett of Ruby and the Romantics is 84.Muff Winwood, bass player with the Spencer Davis Group, is 75.Funk guitarist Leo Nocentelli of The Meters is 72.Singer Noddy Holder...
Celebrity Birthdays for June 17
Celebrity birthdays for June 17--Celebrity Birthdays for June 17:Actor Peter Lupus (TV's "Mission: Impossible") is 86.Movie director Ken Loach is 82. Actor William Lucking ("Sons of Anarchy") is 77.Singer Barry Manilow is 75.Rock singer and keyboardist...
Celebrity Birthdays for June 18
Celebrity birthdays for June 18--Celebrity Birthdays for June 18:Tommy Hunt of the doo-wop group the Flamingos is 85.Baseball Hall-of-Famer Lou Brock is 79.Musician Sir Paul McCartney is 76.Actress Constance McCashin ("Knots Landing") is 71.Actress Linda...
Celebrity Birthdays for June 19
Celebrity birthdays for June 19--Celebrity Birthdays for June 19:Singer Tommy DeVito of The Four Seasons is 90.Actress Gena Rowlands is 88.Bass-baritone Donald Bell is 84.Hall of Fame race car driver Shirley Muldowney is 78.Singer Spanky McFarlane of...
Celebrity Birthdays for June 20
Celebrity birthdays for June 20--Celebrity Birthdays for June 20:Actress Bonnie Bartlett ("St. Elsewhere," ''Once and Again") is 89.Actress Olympia Dukakis is 87.Actor James Tolkan is 87. Actor Danny Aiello is 85.Blues musician Lazy Lester is 85.'50s...
Celebrity Birthdays for June 21
Celebrity birthdays for June 21--Celebrity Birthdays for June 21:Composer Lalo Schifrin is 86.Actor Bernie Kopell ("The Love Boat") is 85.Actor Monte Markham is 83.Songwriters Hall of Fame member Don Black is 80.Actress Mariette Hartley is 78.Comedian...
Celebrity Birthdays for June 22
Celebrity birthdays for June 22--Celebrity Birthdays for June 22:Actress Prunella Scales (TV: "Fawlty Towers") is 86. Singer-actor Kris Kristofferson is 82.Movie director John Korty is 82. Actor Michael Lerner is 77.Actor Klaus Maria Brandauer is 75.Journalist...
Celebrity Birthdays for June 23
Celebrity birthdays for June 23--Celebrity Birthdays for June 23:Singer Diana Trask is 78.Pianist and harpsichordist Ralph Grierson is 76.Actor Ted Shackelford ("Knots Landing") is 72.Actor Bryan Brown ("The Thorn Birds") is 71.Two-time world curling...
Cheng to Pay $400,000 under OSC Settlement in Amaya Insider Tipping Case
Cheng to pay $400,000 under OSC settlement--TORONTO - A former money manager involved in insider tipping of information about Amaya Gaming Group Inc. has agreed to pay a $350,000 penalty and $50,000 in investigation costs as part of a settlement with...
CREA Cuts Home Sales Forecast, May Sales Down 16.2% Compared with Year Ago
CREA cuts home sales forecast, May sales down--The Canadian Real Estate Association is now expecting an even bigger decline in home sales this year as the latest statistics showed the crucial spring homebuying season came to a lacklustre end in May.The...
Defence Chief Wanted 'Discreet' Meeting with Suspended Vice-Admiral, Emails Show
Vance wanted to meet Norman in person: emails--OTTAWA - Gen. Jonathan Vance tried to arrange a "discreet" meeting with suspended Vice-Admiral Mark Norman to discuss the future just weeks before Norman was charged by the RCMP, newly released emails show.Norman...
Doctors Are Drowning in a Tsunami of Liver Disease and Cancer
Doctors are drowning in a tsunami of liver disease and cancer--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...
Doubles Great Daniel Nestor to Be Inducted in Canadian Tennis Hall of Fame
Doubles great Nestor to be inducted in Hall--TORONTO - Canadian tennis star Daniel Nestor will be getting much more than a traditional sendoff for his final Rogers Cup appearance this summer.The doubles veteran will be inducted into the Canadian Tennis...
Editorial Exchange: For Cod's Sake
Editorial Exchange: For cod's sake--An editorial from the Corner Brook Western Star, published June 15:In a few short weeks, it will have been 26 years since the cod moratorium was first put in place.And the amazing thing, for anyone who remembers that...
Editorial Exchange: It's Too Early for an Organized Boycott of American Goods
Editorial Exchange: It's too early for an organized boycott of American goods--An editorial from the Waterloo Region Record, published June 14:To buy American or not to buy American?That is the question confronting Canadians today.The whole country is...
Editorial Exchange: Mending Fences
Editorial Exchange: Mending fences--An editorial from the Charlottetown Guardian, published June 15:(Open letter to Sonny Perdue, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture)Dear Sir,A warm welcome to Atlantic Canada. We hope you enjoy your visit today with our federal...
Editorial Exchange: Senators, Pass the Cannabis Act without Delay
Editorial Exchange: Senators, pass the Cannabis Act without delay--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published June 13:To riff off a song made famous in the 1969 movie Easy Rider: don't bogart that bill, my friend.The Senate could get no better advice...
Editorial Exchange: Smart Decisions Required When Pot Becomes Legal
Editorial Exchange: Smart decisions required when pot becomes legal--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published June 14:There is a much-mocked public-service advertisement which has been remade several times in the past 30 years. The 2017 version...
Editorial Exchange: Three Cheers for North America's World Cup Coup
Editorial Exchange: Three cheers for North America's World Cup coup--An editorial from the Waterloo Region Record, published June 15:GOALLLL!!!Canada scored a huge one this week when it was named one of three co-hosts for soccer's 2026 World Cup.The...
Editorial Exchange: Unusual Peacemaking Role for FIFA as It Names Canada, Mexico and the U.S. Co-Hosts for 2026 World Cup
Editorial Exchange: Unusual peacemaking role for FIFA as it names Canada, Mexico and the U.S. co-hosts for 2026 World Cup--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published June 13:Who would have guessed that FIFA had such a delicious sense of humour?All...
Editorial Exchange: World Cup Wonder
Editorial Exchange: World Cup wonder--An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle Herald, published June 14:Just as a billion people prepare to lose their minds while they watch athletes chase a ball around a field, Canada gets a piece of the action.Of course,...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Embassy-Letter)Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is condemning what she calls the ''wholly unacceptable threat'' made against American Ambassador Kelly Craft.Police in the nation's capital are investigating after a suspicious white powder...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(SCOC-Trinity-Western)The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled law societies in Ontario and B-C have the right to deny accreditation to a proposed law school at a Christian university in Langley, B-C.Trinity Western University was founded on evangelical...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Sinking-Search) (Audio: 101)A Canadian Coast Guard fast response boat from Tofino pulled a person from the ocean off Vancouver Island this morning while a second person swam to shore.Crews are searching a 41-square kilometre area for three other...
Embassy Angered by Tory MP Linking Mexican Visitors to Illegal Drug Trade
Tory MP castigated by Mexican embassy--OTTAWA - The Mexican government is taking a Conservative MP to task for implying that many Mexican visitors to Canada are involved in the illegal drug trade.Sarnia, Ont., MP Marilyn Gladu made the suggestion Wednesday...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Friday, June 15
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Eskimos Edge Bombers 33-30 in CFL's Second-Longest Game in History
Eskimos edge Bombers in epic CFL opener--WINNIPEG - You wouldn't think a field-goal kicker would have the greatest focus at 1 a.m., but Sean Whyte did.The Edmonton Eskimos' 10-year veteran booted a 44-yard field goal with eight seconds to go to lift...
Ex-Tory Senate Leader Blasts Former Colleagues for Gutting Impaired Driving Bill
Ex-Tory senator blasts former colleagues--OTTAWA - A former leader of the Conservatives in the Senate is blasting her erstwhile colleagues for spearheading a move to gut a bill aimed at cracking down on impaired driving.Marjory LeBreton, whose daughter...
Federal Report Calls for Reforms in, New Funding for Nature Protection
Report calls for reforms in nature protection--OTTAWA - Canada needs to get its act together and pony up big bucks for wildland conservation if it's going to reach its international commitments, says a federally commissioned report.It says meeting a...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Embassy-Letter)Officials are now confirming that the suspicious letter containing an unknown white powder was addressed to the U-S embassy in Ottawa and America's official envoy to Canada, Kelly Craft.Investigators say they are unable to provide...
--Fifth Newswatch-
---(Carbon-Price-Conservatives) (WATCH FOR DATING)The Conservatives forced another all nighter in the House of Commons in a push to get the Liberals to disclose how much its carbon price will cost Canadian families.Ahead of the marathon voting session,...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Carbon-Price-Conservatives) (WATCH FOR DATING)Conservative finance critic Pierre Poilievre says he wants the government to feel "as uncomfortable as possible until they tell the truth" about how much Canadians will have to pay under the proposed...
Five Things You Need to Know about Polyamory
Five things you need to know about polyamory--This week, a court in Newfoundland and Labrador recognized three unmarried adults as the legal parents of a child born within their "polyamorous" family. It was believed to be a legal first in Canada. However,...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Embassy-Letter)An escalating Canada-U-S dispute over trade issues may be behind a letter sent to the American embassy in Ottawa that contained a suspicious white powder.Investigators quickly determined the powder was harmless, but they are continuing...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(Carbon-Price-Conservatives) (WATCH FOR DATING)Passage of the federal government's bill to legalize recreational marijuana is being delayed yet again, as the debate on Senate amendments to Bill C-45 is pushed back to next week.The House of Commons...
Giant Chompers: Woman's Squirrel Dentistry Saves Rodent with Overgrown Teeth
Homespun dentistry saves toothy squirrel--BARRHEAD, Alta. - A squirrel named Bucky is back to chomping on seeds and nuts after a woman on a ranch northwest of Edmonton was able to cut back his overgrown teeth.Jannet Talbott, of the Double J Freedom Ranch...
'Gone for Canada Day:' Protest Camp Taken Down at Saskatchewan Legislature
Protest camp taken down at Saskatchewan legislature--REGINA - A months-old camp on the Saskatchewan legislature lawn where people had been protesting racial injustice and the disproportionate number of Indigenous children apprehended by child-welfare...
Hall Removes Gruber from Weekend Events Due to "Inappropriate Behaviour"
Gruber removed from Hall weekend events--TORONTO - The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame removed former Blue Jays third baseman Kelly Gruber from its induction weekend festivities Friday after his actions during a "Pitch Talks" panel discussion a day earlier....
Hamilton Tiger-Cats Look for Better Fate in Calgary in Season-Opener
Tiger-Cats look for better fate at McMahon--CALGARY - Johnny Manziel's possible debut injects hype into Saturday's CFL season-opener for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Calgary Stampeders.But while the prospect of a former Heisman Trophy winner slinging...
Health-Lifestyles News as of 3 P.M. Friday June 15
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...
Humboldt Broncos Hockey Team Overwhelmed with Applications for Head Coach
Broncos overwhelmed with coach applicants--HUMBOLDT, Sask. - The Humboldt Broncos hockey club says it has received so many applications to become the team's new head coach and general manager that it needs more time to review them all.The new hire will...
'I'm Humbled:' New Nunavut Premier Wants Focus on Mental Health, Elder Care
New Nunavut premier wants mental health focus--IQALUIT, Nunavut - Nunavut's new premier says it's time to tackle the root causes of the territory's social problems."There's got to be a reason why this is happening," said Joe Savikataaq. "There has to...
In the News Today, June 15
In the news today, June 15--Five stories in the news for Friday, June 15------HIGH COURT TO RULE ON RELIGIOUS LAW SCHOOLLawyers, religious groups and private universities are awaiting today's landmark Supreme Court of Canada decision involving a proposed...
It's Time to Press the Reset Button on Canada's National Parks
It's time to press the reset button on Canada's national parks--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...
Japan Halts Wheat Imports after Genetically Modified Wheat Found in Alberta
Japan suspends Canadian wheat imports--CALGARY - The Canadian government is trying to reassure Japan and other trading partners that genetically modified wheat found in southern Alberta is limited to a few plants growing along a remote access road and...
Josh Donaldson Still Not Ready to Rejoin Blue Jays after Baserunning Test
Donaldson still not ready to rejoin Blue Jays--TORONTO - Josh Donaldson is back with his Blue Jays teammates in Toronto. He just wishes he could play a game with them.Donaldson took batting practice and fielded ground balls with his teammates at Rogers...
Letter Containing Suspicious White Powder Sent to Trump's Envoy in Ottawa
Suspicious letter sent to U.S. ambassador--OTTAWA - Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is offering supportive words for U.S. Ambassador Kelly Craft after a suspicious white powder was found in an envelope addressed to the American embassy in...
Lions' Rebuilding Plan to Be Put to the Test against Visiting Alouettes
Lions' rebuilding plan to be put to the test--VANCOUVER - The planned formula for success for the B.C. Lions this year is addition by subtraction.B.C. begins its attempt to return to CFL playoffs with a date against the Montreal Alouettes in the regular...
Loonie Falls More Than a U.S. Penny This Week as Investors Turn to Greenback
Loonie falls more than a U.S. cent this week--The Canadian loonie continued to fall Friday, shedding nearly three-quarters of a U.S. cent, for a weekly loss of more than a U.S. penny.The Canadian dollar averaged 75.89 cents US, down 0.73 of a U.S. cent....
Managing the Highs and Lows of Data Overload
Managing the highs and lows of data overload--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.___Authors:...
Manitoba Politician Sorry for Saying Crash That Paralyzed Colleague Was a Gift
Politician sorry for saying near-fatal crash was gift--WINNIPEG - A Manitoba politician apologized Friday for saying a highway crash that left former MP Steven Fletcher a quadriplegic was a gift."I obviously hurt Mr. Fletcher and I deeply regret that,"...
Marathon Voting Session Stalls Pot Bill, Cancels Friday Sitting of Commons
Marathon voting session stalls pot bill--OTTAWA - Progress on the government's cannabis legalization bill and all other work in the House of Commons was put on hold until next week, thanks to a Conservative filibuster that forced an all-night voting...
Minister Offers Fall Season to Fishermen Squeezed by Right Whale Measures
Minister offers squeezed fishermen a fall season--MONCTON, N.B. - The federal fisheries minister says he has offered lobster harvesters from New Brunswick and Quebec a previously unscheduled fall fishing season, to make up for measures aimed at protecting...
National Audio 10:55 AM ET
National Audio 10:55 AM ET--NAT083 - (Canada-US-Agriculture) MIDGELL, P.E.I. x-13s. U-S Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says he's not pushing for Canada to do away with its supply management system that controls the price and supply of dairy, eggs...
National Audio 12:45 PM ET
National Audio 12:45 PM ET--NAT096 - (Britain-Stephen Hawking) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LONDON. x-30s. (Tom Rivers) More than one-thousand people filled Westminster Abbey today for the service of thanksgiving in honour of Stephen Hawking. His ashes were...
National Audio 1:25 PM ET
National Audio 1:25 PM ET--NAT104 - (Sask-Stolen-Children-Camp) REGINA. x-33s. (Ryan McKenna) Authorities moved in this morning on a protest camp set up near the Saskatchewan legislature. (WA) (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)--NAT105 - (Sinking-Search) VICTORIA....
National Audio 1:55 PM ET
National Audio 1:55 PM ET--NAT108 - (US-Trump-Russia-Probe) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NEW YORK. x-31s. (Aaron Katersky) U-S President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is off to jail pending trial. (opens with and contains sound) (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT109...
National Audio 2:35 AM ET
National Audio 2:35 AM ET--NAT001 - (Girls-Shot-Toronto) TORONTO. x-12s. Two young girls -- ages five and nine -- were shot Thursday evening while on a playground in a residential area in Toronto's east end. Toronto police Detective Sergeant Jim Gotell...
National Audio 2:55 AM ET
National Audio 2:55 AM ET--NAT010 - (US-Honey-Smacks-Cereal-Recall) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-32s. (Lynda Lopez) The U-S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a salmonella outbreak linked to a Kellogg's cereal. (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT011...
National Audio 3:05 PM ET
National Audio 3:05 PM ET--NAT114 - (Alta-GM-Wheat) CALGARY. x-12s. The chairman of the Alberta Wheat Commission says Japan has temporarily halted shipments after some unauthorized genetically modified wheat was found in southern Alberta. Kevin Bender...
National Audio 4:05 PM ET
National Audio 4:05 PM ET--NAT123 - (Politician-Moose-Gift) WINNIPEG. x-12s. A Manitoba politician is apologizing for saying a highway crash that left one of her colleagues a quadriplegic was a gift. Judy Klassen, a Liberal legislature member, made the...
National Audio 4:35 PM ET
National Audio 4:35 PM ET--NAT128 - (Que-Legislature-Wraps) QUEBEC. x-20s. Quebec's legislature is wrapping up its final session before October's provincial election. Many politicians will not be returning to Quebec City in the fall including roughly...
National Audio 7:05 PM ET
National Audio 7:05 PM ET--NAT140 - (US-Deputies-Shot-Kansas) KANSAS CITY, Kan. x-05s. Two sheriff's deputy were shot after they were overcome by an inmate in Kansas City, Kansas. Authorities say the two deputies were transporting the inmate to a hearing...
National Audio 9:35 AM ET
National Audio 9:35 AM ET--NAT070 - (US-Trump-Trade) WASHINGTON. x-37s. (Sagar Meghani (SAH'-gur meh-GAH'-nee)) U-S President Donald Trump is ramping up another trade dispute, this time between the world's two biggest economies. (SOURCE:The Associated...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Embassy-Letter)Authorities in the nation's capital are investigating after a letter containing a suspicious white powder was sent to U-S President Donald Trump's envoy in Ottawa.The U-S Embassy called police Thursday after the letter addressed...
Nintendo of America Top Executive Says E3 Doesn't Hold Monopoly on Gaming Buzz
Nintendo exec: 'In our view E3 has changed'--While information from the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo is still voraciously consumed by gamers hungry for bombshell announcements or updates on anticipated upcoming releases, the ensuing social media...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Canada-US-Agriculture) (Audio: 83)U-S Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is contradicting President Donald Trump and says he's not pushing for Canada to do away with its supply management system.Trump says he wants the system that controls the price...
North America Cup Harness Race a Family Affair for Driver Jody Jamieson
NA Cup a family affair for Jamieson--CAMPBELLVILLE, Ont. - The $1-million Pepsi North America Cup will be a family affair for Jody Jamieson.The Moffat, Ont., resident will drive St Lads Neptune in Canada's richest harness race Saturday at Woodbine Mohawk...
Only Canadian Woman to Have Name Engraved on Stanley Cup, Sonia Scurfield, Dies
Former Calgary Flames co-owner dies at 89--CALGARY - Sonia Scurfield, the only Canadian woman to have her name engraved on the Stanley Cup, has died at Foothills Hospital in Calgary at the age of 89.Her death was announced late Thursday by Sunshine Village...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Ford-Trade)Ontario's incoming premier says he plans to travel widely in the United States to help bolster the ongoing NAFTA talks.Doug Ford met yesterday with Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Canada's ambassador to the U-S.After...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Tories-Carbon)A Greenpeace Canada official says incoming premier Doug Ford's plan to scrap Ontario's cap-and-trade system and challenge federal rules on carbon pricing is a big mistake.Keith Stewart, a senior energy strategist with the environmental...
Ontario Will Scrap Cap and Trade, Challenge Ottawa's Carbon Tax: Doug Ford
Ford to scrap cap and trade, challenge carbon tax--TORONTO - Doug Ford said Friday he will scrap Ontario's cap-and-trade system and fight a federal carbon tax as soon as his Progressive Conservative cabinet is sworn in later this month because the measures...
Owners of the Rail Line to Churchill Had Duty to Fix It: Regulators
Regulator says northern line must be repaired--WINNIPEG - Federal regulators have ruled that the owners of a broken rail line to Churchill were wrong not to repair the track that kept the northern Manitoba community connected to the outside world.The...
Party Leaders Ready for Election Campaign as Quebec Legislative Session Winds Down
Quebec legislature wraps ahead of election--The final legislative session ahead of October's provincial election wrapped up Friday, and while parties have already started campaigning, Premier Philippe Couillard said Quebecers would rather relax than...
Police Probe Death of Care-Home Resident, Citing Possible 'Negligence'
Police probe death of care-home resident--Halifax police are investigating the death of a 40-year-old woman with spina bifada for possible criminal negligence after her family raised concerns about her care at a long-term care facility.Const. Carol McIsaac...
Prairie Audio 11:10 AM MT
Prairie Audio 11:10 AM MT--PR05 - (Churchill-Rail-Line)WINNIPEG. x-7s. Federal regulators have ruled that Denver-based Omnitrax is legally required to fix the broken rail line to Churchill, Manitoba, or sell it to someone who will. The Canadian Transportation...
Prairie Audio 1:30 PM MT
Prairie Audio 1:30 PM MT----PR12 - (Politician-Moose-Gift)WINNIPEG. x-10s. A Manitoba politician is facing criticism after saying a near-fatal highway crash was a gift to its victim. Liberal Judy Klassen made the remark while debating a bill on moose...
Prairie Audio 4:40 PM MT
Prairie Audio 4:40 PM MT----PR18 - (CRIME-Woman-Attacked)LETHBRIDGE, Alberta. x-12s. A southern Alberta judge has sentenced a man to 15 years in prison for a vicious sexual assault left a woman in a coma and having to learn how to walk and talk again....
--Prairie Update-
---(Manitoba-Abortion)Manitoba's health minister is defending his decision to share a stage with an anti-abortion crusader at a pro-life meeting.Kelvin Goertzen say he has attended the annual Life Hike event in Steinbach most years since 2007.N-D-P M-L-A...
--Prairie Update-
---(Politician-Moose-Gift)A Manitoba politician has apologized for saying a highway crash with a moose that left another politician a quadriplegic was a gift.Liberal Judy Klassen says she regrets making the hurtful comment toward Steven Fletcher, a former...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
---(Canada-US-Agriculture)Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay's family dairy farm on Prince Edward Island will be the site of a bilateral trade meeting today.MacAulay has invited U-S Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to discuss Canada's...
Prep-Business Report
---(Markets)Canada's main stock index slipped lower, dragged down by the energy and gold sectors as the price of both commodities fell.The S&P/TSX composite index fell 14.54 points to 16,314.42.In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average lost 84.83...
PREP-Lifewatch
---(Hepatitis-B-Vaccinating-Newborns)Clinicians and researchers attending an international conference say all Canadian children should be vaccinated against hepatitis B starting at birth to prevent the development of potentially deadly liver disease...
RCMP Will 'Thoroughly Review' Coroner's Inquest's Recommendations: Spokeswoman
B.C. RCMP to review inquest's recommendations--BURNABY, B.C. - The British Columbia RCMP says it will review recommendations from jurors who called for police to look at how they handle serious calls.Staff Sgt. Annie Linteau says the RCMP takes very...
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