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Articles from May 30, 2018

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Advisory-Prairie-Calendar
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Alberta Passes Bill Creating No-Protest Zones around Abortion Clinics
Alberta passes abortion clinic protest bill--EDMONTON - Alberta lawmakers have passed a bill mandating no-protest zones around abortion clinics after a vote in which the Opposition United Conservatives once again walked out of the chamber in protest."Women's...
A Look at Childcare Plans Proposed This Election by Ontario's Three Main Parties
A look at Ontario election childcare plans--TORONTO - Childcare is one of the major issues in Ontario's election, with all three main parties proposing vastly different visions of how best to help families at a time when daycare can cost parents as much...
A Look at Proposed Referendum Questions as B.C. Considers Revamped Elections
A look at proportional representation in B.C.--VICTORIA - Here are questions Attorney General David Eby has recommended to cabinet for a referendum this fall on British Columbia's electoral system:1. Which should British Columbia use for elections to...
Alvarez, Poirier Rematch the Headliner of UFC's Return to Calgary
UFC returns to Calgary after rough debut--CALGARY - UFC Fight Night in Calgary has some amends to make for UFC 149.The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to the Scotiabank Saddledome on July 28 almost six years after injuries so decimated the main...
Atlantic Audio 11:25 AM AT
Atlantic Audio 11:25 AM AT--AT01 - (Whales-Aerial-Surveys)MONCTON, N.B. x-12s. There are many eyes in the sky this summer off Canada's East Coast as Fisheries and Oceans and Transport Canada conduct aerial surveys to help detect and protect endangered...
Atlantic Audio 2:55 PM AT
Atlantic Audio 2:55 PM AT--AT05 - (NS-Committee-Spat)HALIFAX. x-12s. The Liberal majority on the Nova Scotia legislature's public accounts committee is being accused of providing political cover for the government after it refused to call recently audited...
--Atlantic Update-
---(NS-Child-Refugee)Two advocacy groups are seeking to intervene in the case of Abdoul Abdi, the former Somali child refugee who grew up in foster care in Nova Scotia but never obtained his Canadian citizenship.He's now fighting to stay in Canada after...
--Atlantic Update-
(NS-Chretien-Lobbying)The registrar of lobbyists in Nova Scotia says former prime minister Jean Chretien has not responded to a letter asking if he lobbied Premier Stephen McNeil about a port proposal.Hayley Clarke sent the letter asking Chretien about...
Bank of Canada Keeps Key Interest Rate Target on Hold at 1.25 per Cent
Bank of Canada holds key interest rate steady--OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada kept its key interest rate target on hold Wednesday, but noted the Canadian economy was a little stronger than expected in the first quarter, raising expectations that rate hikes...
Barton Preaches Defence Spending, but Sajjan Says Ottawa Spent $2.3B Too Little
Defence sector key to economic growth: Barton--OTTAWA - The federal government spent $2.3 billion less than originally planned last year on new military gear, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan revealed Wednesday, even as a prominent economic adviser to...
B.C. Electoral Reform Referendum Includes Two-Part Ballot Question
Two questions in B.C. electoral reform referendum--VICTORIA - Voters in British Columbia should be able choose between three forms of proportional representation or keep the current voting system in a referendum this fall, Attorney General David Eby...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Electoral-Reform)B-C's Attorney General says the structure of a fall referendum on electoral reform in the province will allow everyone to participate equally.David Eby made 18 recommendations to cabinet on the vote, suggesting residents be...
'Betrayed' Canadians Could Launch Unprecedented Protests over Pipeline: Activist
Activist expects unprecedented pipeline protests--VANCOUVER - Outrage over the federal government's announcement about buying the Trans Mountain pipeline to ensure it gets built could fuel unprecedented protests, says a prominent environmentalist who...
Big Five Lenders Earn Collective $10.6B Q2 Profit, Up 11 per Cent from Last Year
Big Five banks earn collective $10.6B Q2 profit--TORONTO - Canada's Big Five banks reported a collective second-quarter profit of $10.6 billion, up nearly 11 per cent from a year ago, beating expectations across the board as they brushed off concern...
Canada Adds to List of Venezuelans Being Sanctioned for Undermining Democracy
Feds impose sanctions on more Venezuelans--OTTAWA - Global Affairs says Canada is adding more Venezuelans to its sanctions list.Another 14 individuals have been added to the list of people who Canada says are among those responsible for the deterioration...
Canada Invests Another $54M into F-35 as Boeing Hedges on Fighter Competition
Canada invests $54M in F-35 development--OTTAWA - Canada has quietly paid another $54 million toward development of the F-35 stealth fighter, bringing its total investment in the controversial project to roughly a half a billion dollars over the last...
Canada's Disturbing Lack of Vision on Dealing with a Rising China
Canada's disturbing lack of vision on dealing with a rising China--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 Peter Polansky Drops First-Round Match at French Open in Four Sets
Polansky ousted in first round of French Open--PARIS - The Canadian contingent in the men's singles draw at the French Open is down to one.Peter Polansky of Thornhill, Ont., dropped a 6-3, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 decision to Pierre-Hughes Herbert of France in...
Canadian Shippers Relieved after CP Rail Reaches Deal with Train Crews
CP Rail reaches agreement with train crews--MONTREAL - Canadian shippers breathed a collective sigh of relief Wednesday after CP Rail reached a tentative agreement with its train crews to end a strike mere hours after it began.The Calgary railway and...
Celebrity Birthdays for May 30
Celebrity birthdays for May 30--Celebrity Birthdays for May 30:Actress Ruta Lee is 83.Actor Keir Dullea ("2001: A Space Odyssey") is 82.Actor Michael J. Pollard is 79.Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers is 75.Guitarist Lenny Davidson of...
Chretien Ignores Lobbyist Registrar's Inquiry on Meeting with N.S. Premier
Chretien ignores lobbyist registrar's inquiry--HALIFAX - Jean Chretien has ignored a letter from Nova Scotia's lobbyist registrar asking if he lobbied the premier about a port proposal during a recent closed-door session that drew a citizen complaint.The...
Convicted Killer Dellen Millard to Stand Trial in Death of Father
Dellen Millard to stand trial in death of father--TORONTO - Wayne Millard was found dead in his bed in November 2012 -- a bullet lodged in his brain.The death of the 71-year-old wealthy businessman was initially ruled a suicide. Two years later, police...
CORRECTION-Agriculture-Report
In the Agriculture Report that moved on May 24, please substitute the following for the item slugged "Manure-Spreading-Fire."---(Rewrites to remove erroneous reference to John Malcolm Watterworth being convicted and fined for a violation of the province's...
CP-Rail-Timeline
CP Rail labour issues timeline--MONTREAL - A timeline of labour issues at Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.:May 31, 2012: Federal back-to-work legislation enacted to end a nine-day strike.Feb. 16, 2015: CP's Teamsters train crews end two-day walkout and...
CP Rail Train Operators on Strike; Signal Workers Reach Agreement
CP Rail train operators on strike--MONTREAL - Canadian Pacific Rail's more than 3,000 train operators walked off the job late Tuesday night while a second group of workers reached a tentative contract settlement with the rail company.The Teamsters Canada...
Deal in Principle Reached to Restore Rail Service to Northern Manitoba: Feds
Deal reached to restore rail service to northern Manitoba--WINNIPEG - An agreement in principle has been reached to restore the only land link, along with hope for a solid economic future, to the town of Churchill in northern Manitoba.The federal government...
Departing Competition Bureau Commissioner Calls for Closer Look at Digital Industries
Competition watchdog ends busy term--Competition Bureau Commissioner John Pecman has taken on bread price-fixing, the real estate data monopoly, and deceptive ticket practices over his fives years as chief watchdog for consumers, but hopes his successor...
Editorial Exchange: Almost Time to Break Election Promises
Editorial Exchange: Almost time to break election promises--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published May 28:The race to Ontario's June 7 election approached an exciting finish this week with the Progressive Conservatives and the New Democrats...
Editorial Exchange: Gary Bettman's View on Concussions in Hockey Has Nothing to Do with Science
Editorial Exchange: Gary Bettman's view on concussions in hockey has nothing to do with science--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published May 29:During Monday's pre-Stanley Cup news conference, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman was asked if he still...
Editorial Exchange: Justin Trudeau Has Bet His Government on the Trans Mountain Pipeline
Editorial Exchange: Justin Trudeau has bet his government on the Trans Mountain pipeline--An editorial from the Toronto Star, published May 29:Make no mistake: Justin Trudeau has bet the farm, or at least the fate of his government, on making sure the...
Editorial Exchange: Pipeline Purchase Will Be Widely Felt
Editorial Exchange: Pipeline purchase will be widely felt--An editorial from the Prince George Citizen , published May 29:There are so many interesting side angles and potential spinoffs from the federal government's announcement Tuesday that it is buying...
Editorial Exchange: Staggered Openings Would Protect Whales, Too
Editorial Exchange: Staggered openings would protect whales, too--An editorial from the Summerside Journal Pioneer, published May 29:It is both good and essential that the Department of Fisheries and Oceans is imposing drastic measures to protect the...
Editorial Exchange: When Jurors Overstep
Editorial Exchange: When jurors overstep--An editorial from the Charlottetown Guardian, published May 28:First, it was the "CSI effect." That's the nickname lawyers gave to the idea that jury members in trials were convinced that all sorts of forensic...
Editorial Exchange: Workplaces and Weed: What to Do Next
Editorial Exchange: Workplaces and weed: what to do next--An editorial from the Winnipeg Free Press, published May 29:No one would accuse the Pallister government of being soft on drugs. It has repeatedly lobbied its federal counterpart to push back...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Trans-Mountain) (Audio:P11)Federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says he can't quite figure out how one pipeline project deserved taxpayer dollars, while another was allowed to fold.Speaking today in the House of Commons, Scheer took direct aim...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(BofC-Interest-Rate)The Bank of Canada is keeping its key interest rate steady at 1.25 per cent.That's even though the central bank says the economy was a little stronger than expected in the first quarter, with exports more robust than forecast and...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Cda-US-Trade) (Audio: P06)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland are busy pushing the case for the U-S to continue to exempt Canada from punishing steel and aluminum tariffs.Trudeau says when he talked to Vice-President...
Federal Officials Take to Sky in a Different Kind of East Coast Whale Hunt
A different kind of East Coast whale hunt--MONCTON, N.B. - Every day at airports across Atlantic Canada, five government aircraft have begun to take to the sky, hunting for endangered North American right whales in a huge swath of ocean. Spotters are...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Trans-Mountain) (Audio: p11)The federal Conservatives say if the Liberals are willing to pay billions to save the Trans Mountain pipeline, they should be willing to support the defunct Energy East pipeline to Canada's east coast.Conservative Leader...
--Fifth Newswatch-
---(CP-Rail-Strike)Pickets are up at C-P Rail sites this morning, now that more than three-thousand engineers and conductors walked off the job last night to back contract demands.The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference said it was unable to reach a mediated...
--First NewsWatch-
---(CP-Rail-Strike)(Audio:01)The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference says despite its best efforts to reach a negotiated settlement with Canadian Pacific Rail, it was unable to do so.And now, more than three-thousand conductors and engineers are on strike.Workers...
Former B.C. Premier Christy Clark Joins Law Firm as Senior Adviser
Christy Clark joins law firm as adviser--VANCOUVER - British Columbia's former premier is joining a Canadian law firm as a senior adviser in its Vancouver office.Law firm Bennett Jones issued a news release Wednesday, saying Christy Clark is the newest...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Trans-Mountain) (Audio: p08)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has again defended his government's decision to purchase the Trans Mountain pipeline for 4.5 billion dollars.In the House of Commons today, New Democrat M-P Nathan Cullen ridiculed Trudeau's...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(CP-Rail-Strike)Three-thousand train operators with C-P Rail are on strike, but a second group of workers -- signallers -- who had expected to join them on the picket lines are still on the job with a tentative contract agreement.Engineers and conductors...
'Government Has Authority:' Manitoba Argues It Can Freeze Public-Sector Wages
Manitoba argues it has the power to freeze wages--WINNIPEG - There will be chaos if a judge allows an injunction to stop Manitoba's plan to put a two-year wage freeze on civil servants, a government lawyer argued Wednesday.Heather Leonoff said the Progressive...
Guerrero Jr. Living Up to His Baseball Pedigree in Double-A New Hampshire
Guerrero Jr. living up to his baseball pedigree--MANCHESTER, N.H. - One of the many wonders about Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is what he is still doing in the minors.The Toronto Blue Jays are being cautious with their 19-year-old prospect, who is more than...
Health-Lifestyles News as of 3 P.M. Wednesday May 30
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...
Historical Association Rebrands Award Named for John A. Macdonald
Historians vote to rename Macdonald prize--REGINA - A Canadian historical association is stripping the name of the country's first prime minister from one of its top honours.John A. Macdonald's place in Canadian history was debated by many of the scholars...
If You're Buying Trans Mountain, Where's Your Backing for Energy East: Raitt
Pipeline purchase revives talk of Energy East--OTTAWA - If Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is willing to go to the wall to save the Trans Mountain pipeline and get oil to Canada's west coast, federal Conservatives say he should be equally willing to do...
Indigenous Fashion Week Weaves Identity, Tradition and Social Change
Indigenous fashion weaves identity, social change--TORONTO - Fashion is about more than just making beautiful things for designer Sage Paul, and she hopes this week's Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto makes that clear.The Dene artist says beading, weaving,...
In the News Today, May 30
In the news today, May 30--Six stories in the news for Wednesday, May 30------CP RAIL TRAIN OPERATORS ON STRIKECP Rail's more than 3,000 train operators walked off the job last night while the rail company's 360 signallers reached a tentative contract...
It's Time for Malawi to Quit Tobacco
It's time for Malawi to quit tobacco--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:...
Justice Minister Orders outside Review of Hassan Diab Extradition Case
Feds order external review of Diab case--OTTAWA - Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould has asked for an independent review of an extradition that resulted in Ottawa professor Hassan Diab spending three years in a French jail, only to be suddenly released.The...
Justin Trudeau's Risky Gamble on the Trans Mountain Pipeline
Justin Trudeau's risky gamble on the Trans Mountain pipeline--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...
Kinder Morgan Canada Share Target Cut as Growth Hopes Fall Post Pipeline Deal
Kinder Morgan Canada share target chopped--CALGARY - Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd. stock stumbled again on Wednesday after two banks cut their target share prices in the wake of the company's deal to sell its biggest current and growth asset -- the Trans...
Kurelek Painting Sells in Auction for $472,000, More Than Doubling Estimate
Kurelek painting sells in auction for $472,000--TORONTO - A painting by Canadian artist William Kurelek sold in a Toronto auction for $472,000 -- the second highest on record for the artist and more than double its estimated value of $150,000 and $200,000.Consignor...
Like Father, like Son: A Look at Some Notable Father-Son Baseball Duos
A look at some father-son baseball duos--Baseball bloodlines often run deep on the diamond with several players following in the footsteps of their fathers.Here's a look at five notable father-son duos:FELIPE ALOU, MOISES ALOUAs manager of the Montreal...
MBA Student Faces New Negligence Charge in Alleged Halifax Drunk Driving Death
New charge in fatal Halifax drunk driving case--HALIFAX - An MBA student accused of drunk driving causing the death of a well-known Halifax bottle collector is now facing an additional negligence charge.Dennis Patterson, who is in his early 20s, was...
National Audio 10:55 AM ET
National Audio 10:55 AM ET--NAT094 - (Whales-Aerial-Surveys) MONCTON, N.B. x-12s. There are many eyes in the sky this summer off Canada's East Coast as Fisheries and Oceans and Transport Canada conduct aerial surveys to help detect and protect endangered...
National Audio 11:45 AM ET
National Audio 11:45 AM ET--NAT100 - (Halifax-Pedestrian-Killed) HALIFAX. x-11s. An M-B-A student accused of drunk driving causing the death of a well-known Halifax bottle collector is facing an additional charge of criminal negligence causing death....
National Audio 2:35 PM ET
National Audio 2:35 PM ET--NAT114 - (Renaming-Macdonald-Prize) REGINA. x-15s. A Canadian historical association is stripping the name of the country's first prime minister from one of its top honours. Members of the Canadian Historical Association voted...
National Audio 3:05 AM ET
National Audio 3:05 AM ET--NAT003 - (Trans-Mountain-Protests) VANCOUVER. x-20s. A prominent environmentalist and York University environmental studies professor says outrage over the federal government's decision to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion...
National Audio 4:05 PM ET
National Audio 4:05 PM ET--NAT123 - (US-Trump) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-24s. (Andy Field) Mexico's president has responded to U-S President Trump's latest promise to build a wall on America's southern border. (WA) (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT124 - (US-School-Shooting-Video-Game)...
National Audio 4:55 PM ET
National Audio 4:55 PM ET--NAT129 - (ENT-Roseanne-Barr) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HOLLYWOOD. x-29s. (Jason Nathanson) Roseanne Barr appears to be trying to reframe the debate surrounding the tweet that got her show cancelled. (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT130 - (ENT-Roseanne-Barr)...
National Audio 5:05 AM ET
National Audio 5:05 AM ET--NAT028 - (EU-Belgium-Shooting) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LIEGE, Belgium. x-11s. Europe has been targeted again. Two female police officers were killed Tuesday in Belgium, and a man in a nearby car was shot dead too, in what authorities...
National Audio 6:05 AM ET
National Audio 6:05 AM ET--NAT045 - (US-Missouri-Governor) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. x-12s. U-S Republican Eric Greitens (GRITE'-enz) is stepping down as Missouri's governor. Greitens announced his resignation yesterday amid multiple investigations...
National Audio 6:15 AM ET
National Audio 6:15 AM ET--NAT058 - (US-United-States-China-Trade) UNDATED. x-33s. (Mike Gracia) The Trump administration is renewing the China tariff threat. (SOURCE:The Associated Press) --NAT059 - (US-United-States-China-Trade) UNDATED. x-35s. (Mike...
National Audio 7:05 AM ET
National Audio 7:05 AM ET--NAT065 - (EU-Belgium-Shooting) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LIEGE, Belgium. x-05s. Belgian authorities are trying to learn more about 36-year-old Benjamin Herman who is suspected in the killing yesterday of two police officers in the...
National Audio 8:05 AM ET
National Audio 8:05 AM ET--NAT067 - (Belgium-Shooting) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LIEGE, Belgium. x-10s. Belgian authorities are trying to learn more about 36-year-old Benjamin Herman, who is suspected in the killing of two police officers in the city of Liege...
National Audio 8:25 AM ET
National Audio 8:25 AM ET--NAT072 - (Italy-Pompeii) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) ROME. x-34s. (Megan Williams) Archaeologists have uncovered a terrifying moment two-thousand years ago, captured in hardened ash. (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT073 - (Belgium-Shooting) (FOR...
National Audio 8:45 AM ET
National Audio 8:45 AM ET--NAT075 - (Koreas-Tensions) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LONDON. x-24s. Officials in the U-S and in North Korea aren't saying that the Singapore summit is back on for June 12th, but both sides are preparing as if it's a go. Terry Moran...
National Audio 8:45 PM ET
National Audio 8:45 PM ET--NAT157 - (ENT-Roseanne-Barr) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-26s. (Andy Field) The White House says there is nothing wrong with U-S President Trump's tweet demanding an apology from A-B-C for what he says are "horrible"...
National Audio 8:55 PM ET
National Audio 8:55 PM ET--NAT166 - (Alta-Abortion-Bill) EDMONTON. x-13s. A bill that creates no-protest zones around abortion clinics has been passed by the Alberta legislature. Health Minister Sarah Hoffman says the existing civil court orders around...
National Audio 9:15 PM ET
National Audio 9:15 PM ET--NAT171 - (Churchill-Rail-Line) WINNIPEG. x-09s. An agreement in principle has been reached to restore rail service to Churchill and revive the northern Manitoba community's port. The federal government and a consortium of northern...
National Audio 9:45 AM ET
National Audio 9:45 AM ET--NAT085 - (ENT-TV-Roseanne-Barr) UNDATED. x-30s. (Oscar Wells Gabriel) Roseanne Barr is showing no signs of abandoning Twitter. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT086 - (Malaysia-Missing-Plane) (EXTENDED) PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia....
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Tariffs)Canadian officials remain on edge as word comes out that the Trump administration is planning to impose tariffs on European steel and aluminum imports.According to two people familiar with the plans -- who spoke on condition of anonymity...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(ENT-TV-Roseanne-Barr) (Audio: 91)Drugmaker Sanofi (SAN'-oh-fee) is responding to Roseanne Barr's comment that she was Ambien-tweeting at two o'clock in the morning when she sent out a racist tweet.The company tweeted this morning that while all pharmaceutical...
N.L. Village Looking to Get Rid of Massive, Long-Dead Humpback Whale
N.L. village wants to get rid of dead whale, fast--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A tiny Newfoundland village is hoping to quickly remove the massive body of a humpback whale that has been stuck there since last fall, fearing the impending odour and mess as warmer...
N.S. Liberals Accused of Using Committee Majority to Provide Cover
Nova Scotia committee at odds over witnesses--HALIFAX - The Liberal majority on the Nova Scotia legislature's public accounts committee is being accused of providing political cover for the government after it refused to call recently audited departments...
Ontario NDP Proposal to Buy Back Hydro One 'A Knee-Jerk Reaction,' Says Expert
NDP Hydro plan criticized from all sides--Andrea Horwath's surging support in the latest polls is bringing scrutiny to her New Democrats' election promises, including a pledge to re-nationalize Hydro One, the province's giant utility partially privatized...
Ontario Tories Quietly Release List of Campaign Promises, Call It Final Plan
Ontario Tories quietly release plan online--After vowing for weeks to deliver a fully costed platform, Ontario's Progressive Conservatives on Wednesday quietly released a compilation of their campaign promises without saying how they would pay for them.The...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Elxn)As the June 7th election campaign enters its final week, the major party leaders remain in southern Ontario today.N-D-P Leader Andrea Horwath has three stops -- with announcements planned in Windsor and Leamington, and campaign events in...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Elxn-Wynne)Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne visited Hamilton today, where she suggested she's the only one of the main party leaders who's capable of rising above the ideological fray.Speaking outside a Stelco steel plant Wynne attacked both New...
Ottawa Parishioners Pray for Return of Church Bell Stolen from Belfry
Ottawa parishioners pray for return of bell--OTTAWA - The reverend for a church in the rural Ottawa community of Bearbrook is calling for the return of a bell she suspects was stolen for scrap metal last week.Rev. Margo Whittaker says it's not clear...
Parliament Audio 4:05 PM ET
Parliament Audio 4:05 PM ET--P12 - (Trans-Mountain) OTTAWA. x-16s. The federal Conservatives say if the Liberals are willing to pony up billions of dollars to save the Trans Mountain pipeline to Canada's west coast, they should be willing to provide...
Parliament Audio 4:25 PM ET
Parliament Audio 4:25 PM ET--P14 - (Trans-Mountain) CALGARY. x-12s. Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau says there will not be an escalation in security surrounding the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, such as calling in the military, now...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo Advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory addition for Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists. ADDITIONS:CALGARY--Minister...
Plan to Triage Asylum Seekers Stalled by Ontario Provincial Election
Asylum seeker triage stalled by Ont. election--OTTAWA - A plan to "triage" asylum seekers crossing the Canada-U.S. border illegally, in an effort to move some migrants out of Quebec and into Ontario, has stalled because Ontario is in the midst of a provincial...
Pop Activism: Tegan and Sara's Sara Quin on Raising Awareness Ahead of Arts Award
Tegan and Sara's Sara Quin talks activism--TORONTO - Tegan and Sara are accustomed to dividing their professional responsibilities as musicians, but sharing an acceptance speech for one of Canada's most prestigious arts awards is something new.The twin...
Prairie Audio 6:10 PM MT
Prairie Audio 6:10 PM MT----PR05 - (Alta-Abortion-Bill)EDMONTON. x-11s. A bill that creates no-protest zones around abortion clinics has been passed by the Alberta legislature. Premier Rachel Notley's government and two opposition parties voted for the...
--Prairie Update-
---(Manitoba-Wildfires)Manitoba now has 191 wildfires burning -- well above the 20-year average of 116 for this time of year.Crews, including 120 firefighters from Ontario and two water bombers from Quebec, are working to keep them in check.Fires continue...
--Prairie Update-
---(Wage-Freeze-Lawsuit) (Mba Note)Manitoba's government is asking a judge to reject a union's request for an injunction to stop its two-year wage freeze on civil servants.A lawyer for the Progressive Conservative government told court today that the...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
---(Rail-Strike)C-P Rail's more than three-thousand train operators are on strike and it means more bad news for grain farmers already dealing with disrupted shipping over the past winter due to extreme cold.Wade Sobkowich, executive director of the...
Prep-LifeWatch
---(Starbucks-Training)Starbucks closed thousands of stores in the U-S yesterday and asked its employees to talk about when they noticed their racial identity.They discussed what unconscious bias is and watched videos in which people of colour described...
Quebec City Mayor Confident Ottawa Will Reimburse Citizens for G7 Protest Damage
Protesters gearing up for G7 summit--MONTREAL - Not having a security perimeter in Quebec City when protesters converge in the provincial capital next week to mobilize against the G7 summit is intelligent, Mayor Regis Labeaume said Wednesday."You shouldn't...
Quebec Woman Reaches Summit of Mount Logan in Solo Trek
Quebec woman reaches Mount Logan summit--MONTREAL - A Quebecer has become the first woman to climb to the top of Canada's highest mountain in a solo trek, her agent said Wednesday."Monique just reached the summit," François Masse said in an email message...
'Racist' Bus Mechanic No Longer with City after Scathing Rights Report
'Racist' bus mechanic no longer with city--HALIFAX - A Halifax bus mechanic who allegedly created a poisonous work environment by terrorizing his co-workers with racial slurs and harassment no longer works for the transit service.City spokesman Nick...
Residents Pound on Doors, Flee into Night, When Fire Breaks out at Calgary Condo
Condo owners flee into night to escape flames--CALGARY - About 100 people are out of their homes after an overnight four-alarm fire that extensively damaged their Calgary condominium.A total of 64 suites were evacuated when the fire broke out early Wednesday...
Scientists Identify World's Oldest Lizard Fossil in Northern Italy
Scientists identify world's oldest lizard fossil--EDMONTON - Scientists say they have identified the world's oldest lizard fossil -- a discovery that sheds light on the evolution of lizards and snakes.The fossil, which is 240 million years old, is called...
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