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2018 Major League Baseball's Players of the Week List
2018 MLB Players of the Week List--Players of the week for the 2018 season, as announced by Major League Baseball:AMERICAN LEAGUEJuly 16_ Jose Ramirez, 3B, Cleveland IndiansJuly 9_ Xander Bogaerts, SS, Boston Red SoxJuly 2 _ Alex Bregman, 3B, Houston...
Alberta Opposition Won't Release Report on Vote Dust-Up, Cites Privacy
Alberta Opposition won't release report on voting--EDMONTON - Alberta's United Conservatives say they will not release an internal report on voting irregularities that led to the resignation of one of their legislature members.The caucus also announced...
An Aisle-by-Aisle Look at How to Buy Canadian at the Grocery Store
How to buy Canadian at the grocery store--TORONTO - Some consumers have vowed to take their patriotism to the supermarket and buy only made-in-Canada products after the federal government slapped retaliatory tariffs on dozens of U.S. goods as part of...
--Atlantic Update-
---(PEI-Domestic-Violence-Leave)The P-E-I government is looking for feedback on legislation granting paid time off to people who've experienced domestic violence.The province's Employment Standards Act was amended earlier this year to provide up to three...
Banff Holds Blessing Ceremony with Indigenous Elders before Letting Bison Roam
Banff holds bison ceremony with Indigenous elders--BANFF, Alta. - Several Indigenous elders were flown by helicopter into the backcountry of Banff National Park on Monday for a blessing ceremony as officials prepared to let recently reintroduced bison...
BC Audio 4:45 PM ET
BC Audio 4:45 PM ET--BC02 - (Multiple-Sclerosis)VANCOUVER. X-16s. Researchers at the University of British Columbia have conducted the largest-ever study on symptoms of people with multiple sclerosis. Their study published today looked at the health...
B.C. Government Sets out New Rules for Provincial Infrastructure Projects
B.C. government sets new rules for Crown projects--BURNABY, B.C. - British Columbia government projects worth billions of dollars will now be built under a so-called community benefits agreement that sets out job training, who can work on the projects...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Workers-Framework)The B-C and Yukon Building Trades Council is welcoming the announcement of new provincial rules for government projects.The council's Tom Sigurdson says the new agreement will help apprentices, boost the labour force and ensure...
Boateng's Switch from Soccer to Track Pays off with National Silver Medal
Boateng's move from soccer to track pays off--TORONTO - For a moment, the announcers at the recent Canadian track and field championships thought Bismark Boateng had won the tightest 100 metre final in the history of the meet. And so did Boateng.The...
Buono: Ankle Injury Makes Lions Running Back Johnson 'Doubtful' for Next Game
Running back role in flux for Lions after injury--SURREY, B.C. - An ankle injury to running back Jeremiah Johnson has created an opportunity for some B.C. Lions to step up, and coach Wally Buono says he wants his players further down the depth chart...
Canada Rebounds with Win over Iroquois Nationals at World Lacrosse Championship
Canada rebounds with win over Iroquois Nationals--NETANYA, Israel - Wesley Berg and Mark Cockerton both had two goals and an assist as Canada rebounded from its first loss of the world lacrosse championship with a 10-5 win over the Iroquois Nationals...
Canadian Adam Hadwin Feels Better the Second Time around at British Open
Hadwin ready for anything at British Open--In a recent video posted to Instagram, Adam Hadwin was preparing for this week's British Open by hitting balls in his backyard in Phoenix.It may seem counterproductive, climate-wise, except it was during an...
Celebrity Birthdays for July 16
Celebrity birthdays for July 16--Celebrity Birthdays for July 16:Singer William Bell is 79.International Tennis Hall-of-Famer Margaret Court is 76.NFL coach-turned analyst Jimmy Johnson is 75.Actor-singer Ruben Blades is 70.Violinist Pinchas Zukerman...
Cemented into a Senators-Sabres Rivalry, Biron Says Emery a Respected Opponent
Martin Biron remembers Ray Emery the competitor--TORONTO - A decade after an infamous line brawl that included both goaltenders dropping the gloves at centre ice, Martin Biron gave Ray Emery a chance to take one final blow.Emery declined.A Buffalo radio...
'City of Icebergs:' Study Says 100s of Arctic Glaciers Shrinking, Disappearing
Hundreds of Arctic glaciers shrinking: study--The statistics in her recently published paper say it all: hundreds of glaciers in Canada's High Arctic are shrinking and many are likely to disappear completely.But for Adrienne White, seven field seasons...
CREA Reports June Home Sales Down 10.7% from Year Ago, but Up from May
June home sales down 10.7% from year ago--TORONTO - Canadian housing activity appears to be climbing out of its slump, but is still far from a rebound.The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) said Monday sales in June were up 4.1 per cent compared...
CRTC Invites Public, Employee Comment on Misleading Telecom Sales Practices
CRTC seeks input into telecom sales practices--GATINEAU, Que. - Canadian consumers are being invited to tell a federal regulator about their personal experience with misleading or abusive sales practices at the country's telecommunications companies.The...
Editorial Exchange: Police Powers Face Challenges
Editorial Exchange: Police powers face challenges--An editorial from the Halifax Chronicle Herald, published July 14:Most Canadians know about the new law making cannabis legal, but fewer are aware of sister legislation giving police new powers to target...
Editorial Exchange: Taking a Stand
Editorial Exchange: Taking a stand--An editorial from the Charlottetown Guardian, published July 14:He is fighting for over-taxed Islanders against a federal government intent on imposing a carbon tax in 2019.James Aylward is taking a tough stand against...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Trump-Putin-Reaction) (Audio:123)Reaction to U-S President Donald Trump's handling of Russian President Vladimir Putin at today's Helsinki summit continues to draw criticism from all political stripes.Former F-B-I director James Comey took to...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Putin) (Audio: 58) (WATCH FOR DATING)U-S President Donald Trump says he and Russian President Vladimir Putin are calling their longer-than-expected first summit a very good start.The White House scheduled 90 minutes for the meeting, which ended...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Putin) (Audio: 79)Russian President Vladimir Putin says it is "sheer nonsense" that his government collected compromising materials on U-S President Donald Trump or his family.The former K-G-B agent told a post-meeting news conference in Helsinki,...
Energy, Pot Stocks Weigh on Toronto Market, While Loonie Climbs Higher
Energy, pot stocks pull Toronto market lower--Canada's main stock index closed in the red as a drop in crude prices pushed energy stocks lower, while U.S. stocks were mixed.The August crude contract fell $2.95 or 4.15 per cent to close at US$68.06 after...
Everyday Terrorism: A Woman or Girl Is Killed Every Other Day in Canada
Everyday terrorism: A woman or girl is killed every other day in Canada--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Immigration Meeting) (Audio: P02)The Conservatives and N-D-P have had their way and there will be an urgent summer committee study of the asylum seekers issue.Immigration critic Michelle Rempel says she cannot think of a more Canadian thing to do...
--Fifth Newswatch-
---(EU-Trump-Putin) (Audio:35)The European Union's foreign policy chief says the 28-nation bloc considers the U-S a close friend and partner, and that a change in administration doesn't change the friendship between countries and peoples.In an interview...
--First NewsWatch-
---(HKN-Emery-Drowning)Former teammates, managers and team owners are remembering former N-H-L goalie Ray Emery, calling him a great player, but an even better person and friend.The 35-year-old drowned in Lake Ontario near Hamilton -- his hometown --...
Former NHL Goalie Ray Emery, 35, Drowns in Hamilton Harbour: Police
Former NHLer Ray Emery drowns in Hamilton--HAMILTON - Ray Emery, the former NHL goaltender whose career spanned more than a decade and included stops in Ottawa, Chicago and Philadelphia, drowned in Hamilton Harbour on Sunday, police said. Insp. Marty...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Immigration Meeting) (Audio: P01)The federal Immigration Committee will hold at least two summer meetings to study the asylum seekers issue.Tory immigration critic Michelle Rempel says she wants a planned, orderly and compassionate system -- something...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(EU-Trump-Putin) (Audio: 10)U-S President Donald Trump isn't worried about his summit with Russia President Vladimir Putin, saying the meeting will go "fine."Trump made the prediction during breakfast at Finland's presidential residence in Helsinki,...
Games Boost Student Nutrition in Nigerian Schools
Games boost student nutrition in Nigerian schools--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...
Ghost Stories Still Haunt Gibraltar Point Lighthouse on Toronto Islands
Ghost stories still haunt historic lighthouse--TORONTO - On a hot and sunny weekday morning, hundreds of people take the ferry ride to the Toronto Islands, filling beaches, paths and picnic areas that just a year ago were flooded by record-high lake...
How Not to Defend Free Speech
How not to defend free speech--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:...
Indigenous Housing Providers Raise Alarms about Future of Federal Funding Deals
Indigenous housing groups flag funding change--OTTAWA - Indigenous social housing providers will soon push the federal government to rethink plans to overhaul their funding arrangements because they worry the Liberal proposals could leave thousands of...
In the News Today, July 16
In the news today, July 16--Four stories in the news for Monday, July 16------THE HAZARDS OF DIVERSIFYING AWAY FROM THE U.S.More Canadian companies are looking to diversify as increasingly tense trade relations with the United States have emphasized...
Judge Sets Aside Decision to Refer Abdoul Abdi Case to Deportation Hearing
Judge sets aside decision in Abdoul Abdi case--HALIFAX - A Federal Court judge has set aside a decision to refer the case of Abdoul Abdi to a deportation hearing, saying Ottawa "blatantly" ignored the Somali child refugee's charter rights and did not...
List of Remaining NHL Free Agents for 2018 Off-Season
NHL Remaining Free Agents List--The remaining National Hockey League players who had become free agents as of July 1 (some may have recently signed with their respective teams, however their contracts had not yet been filed with the league; all figures...
Lobbying Commissioner Rejects Complaints against Firearms Panel Member
Firearms panel member cleared by lobby czar--OTTAWA - A federal watchdog has dismissed complaints that a mass-shooting survivor broke the rules by working with an advocacy group to lobby for gun policy changes while also serving as a member of the Liberal...
Memorial Site: Alberta Apologizes to Families for Cleaning Up Plane Wreckage
Province apologizes for cleaning up plane wreckage--WHITECOURT, Alta. - The province of Alberta is apologizing to the families of three people killed in a plane crash almost 65 years ago after cleaning up the wreckage without warning.A memorial site...
Mother of Girls Shot at Playground Calls for Community Programs to Stop Gun Crime
Mother of girls shot at playground speaks out--TORONTO - The mother of two young girls who were hit by stray bullets at a Toronto playground last month called Monday for better education and community support programs, not increased police presence,...
MPs Agree to Urgent Summer Study of Asylum Seekers Surge
MPs agree to summer asylum seekers study--OTTAWA - Under mounting pressure from opposition MPs, the House of Commons immigration committee will meet at least two times before early August to study the simmering issue of asylum seekers crossing into Canada...
MS Patients Had Higher Incidence of Certain Conditions: Study of 4 Provinces
MS patients prone to some conditions: study--VANCOUVER - Conditions such as sleep problems, irritable bowel syndrome and depression are more common among multiple sclerosis patients -- five years before they develop medically recognized signs of the...
Much-Needed Reinforcements Coming Soon for Injury-Plagued Toronto FC Side
Relief on the way for banged-up Toronto FC--TORONTO - Reinforcements are on the way for an injury-plagued Toronto FC side that struggled mightily over the first half of the Major League Soccer season.The players can't return soon enough.The team is mired...
Nathan Fillion Stars in Short Film Adaptation of 'Uncharted' Video Game
Nathan Fillion debuts 'Uncharted' short--TORONTO - Edmonton-born actor Nathan Fillion is mapping out his own "Uncharted" course.On Monday, he and Toronto director Allan Ungar unveiled a short "fan film" adaptation of the popular PlayStation video game...
National Audio 10:55 AM ET
National Audio 10:55 AM ET--NAT062 - (US-Climate-Change-Poll) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-35s. (Cheri Preston) A new poll suggests there has been a shift in awareness among Americans when it comes to climate change. (WA) (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT063 - (Trump-Putin)...
National Audio 1:15 PM ET
National Audio 1:15 PM ET--NAT081 - (Trump-Putin) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HELSINKI. x-12s. U-S President Donald Trump says he sees no reason why Russia would interfere in the 2016 election. At a joint appearance in Finland with President Vladimir Putin,...
National Audio 12:45 PM ET
National Audio 12:45 PM ET--NAT077 - (Trump-Putin) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HELSINKI. x-13s. Russian President Vladimir Putin says the "so-called Russian interference" in the U-S 2016 presidential election was brought up by President Donald Trump during...
National Audio 2:35 AM ET
National Audio 2:35 AM ET--NAT002 - (US-Trump-Putin) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HELSINKI. x-33s. (Karen Travers) U-S President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin are ready to go one-on-one in Finland. (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT003 - (US-Trump-Putin) (NOT FOR...
National Audio 2:45 PM ET
National Audio 2:45 PM ET--NAT085 - (US-Trump-Putin-Reaction) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-31s. (Serena Marshall) Reactions from U-S lawmakers are pouring in following the summit between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin....
National Audio 3:15 PM ET
National Audio 3:15 PM ET--NAT088 - (ENT-MUSIC-MTV-VMA-Nominations) (FOR PRODUCTION) UNDATED. x-50s. Rapper Cardi B leads the way with 10 M-T-V Video Music Award nominations. Beyonce and Jay-Z -- who recently released a collaborative album -- are nominated...
National Audio 4:05 AM ET
National Audio 4:05 AM ET--NAT014 - (HKN-Emery-Biron) BUFFALO. x-17s. Former N-H-L goaltender Ray Emery is being remembered as a fierce competitor and a wonderful teammate -- even by those he squared off with on the ice. Emery, who was one of the rare...
National Audio 4:15 PM ET
National Audio 4:15 PM ET--NAT094 - (EU-Trump-Putin) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HELSINKI. x-34s. (Karen Travers) U-S President Donald Trump says his meeting with Vladimir Putin could usher in a new era in Russian-American relations. (WAS) (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT095...
National Audio 4:35 PM ET
National Audio 4:35 PM ET--NAT100 - (EU-Trump-Putin) (EXTENDED) WASHINGTON. x-42s. (Sagar Meghani) Russian leader Vladimir Putin says he wanted Donald Trump to become the president of the U-S-A, but denies having done anything to make it happen. (WAS)...
National Audio 4:55 AM ET
National Audio 4:55 AM ET--NAT025 - (US-Trump-Putin) WASHINGTON. x-34s. (Sagar Meghani) U-S President Donald Trump is downplaying his meeting with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. (WA) (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT026 - (US-Trump-Putin)...
National Audio 5:15 AM ET
National Audio 5:15 AM ET--NAT032 - (US-Police-Shooting-Chicago) CHICAGO. x-17s. Footage released from an officer's body-worn camera yesterday shows a man killed by Chicago police had a gun in a holster at his hip. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie...
National Audio 5:15 PM ET
National Audio 5:15 PM ET--NAT110 - (Multiple-Sclerosis) VANCOUVER. x-18s. A new study suggests people with multiple sclerosis show higher rates of certain conditions five years before they're diagnosed. Senior study author Professor Helen Tremlett in...
National Audio 5:25 PM ET
National Audio 5:25 PM ET--NAT113 - (US-Trump-Putin-Reaction) WASHINGTON. x-14s. A leading Democratic lawmaker is accusing U-S President Trump of a "shameful performance" at a news conference with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Senator Charles Schumer...
National Audio 6:05 PM ET
National Audio 6:05 PM ET--NAT112 - (US-Trump-Putin-Reaction) WASHINGTON. x-13s. A leading Democratic lawmaker is accusing U-S President Trump of a "shameful performance" at a news conference with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Standing beside Putin...
National Audio 7:55 AM ET
National Audio 7:55 AM ET--NAT042 - (US-Trump-Putin) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HELSINKI. x-15s. U-S President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin have now arrived at the presidential palace in Helsinki for their one-on-one bilateral. Karen Travers...
National Audio 8:45 AM ET
National Audio 8:45 AM ET--NAT047 - (US-China-Tariffs) BEIJING. x-21s. China has filed a World Trade Organization challenge to U-S President Donald Trump's latest tariff threat, stepping up its efforts to counter U-S pressure in a spiraling technology...
National Audio 8:45 PM ET
National Audio 8:45 PM ET--NAT127 - (US-Hawaii-Volcano-Boat-Injuries) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HONOLULU. x-04s. Officials say 23 people were injured when an explosion caused by oozing lava sent molten rock crashing into a tour boat off Hawaii's Big Island....
National Audio 9:25 AM ET
National Audio 9:25 AM ET--NAT053 - (US-Trump-Putin) (WATCH FOR DATING) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-23s. U-S President Donald Trump has told Russian President Vladimir Putin he thinks their two countries can have an extraordinary relationship....
National Audio 9:55 AM ET
National Audio 9:55 AM ET--NAT056 - (Britain-Trump-Queen) LONDON. x-12s. It appears someone didn't tell U-S President Donald Trump that heads of state typically do not discuss their private conversations with the Queen. Or perhaps he chose to ignore...
New Contract and Wedding Mark a Big Week for Canadiens Centre Danault
Big week for Canadiens' centre Danault--MONTREAL - It's a big summer for Montreal Canadiens centre Phillip Danault.The 25-year-old signed a three year contract worth US$3.08 million per season this week and is getting married on the weekend."That's why...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Putin)Russian President Vladimir Putin says his summit with U-S President Donald Trump is the beginning of Russia's path back from Western isolation.Speaking with Fox News after Monday's summit in Helsinki, Putin denied any state-sanctioned...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Putin) (Audio: 63)U-S President Donald Trump winked and Russian President Vladimir Putin slouched as the two opened their first summit today.By Russia's count, the meeting in Helsinki, Finland lasted two hours and 10 minutes.That's far longer...
No Quick Fix for Trade Diversification as Relations with U.S. Become Less Stable
The hazards of diversifying away from the U.S.--CALGARY - From Chinese bank notes to Israeli high-tech, Chad Wasilenkoff has tried to break into markets around the world to diversify the Vancouver-based business he founded. Paper products maker Fortress...
Ontario's Chief Coroner Testifies at Elizabeth Wettlaufer Inquiry
Ontario chief coroner testifies at Wettlaufer inquiry--Unusual patterns of deaths in long-term care homes are not always tracked or analyzed because some death reports are not filed electronically, as rules require, the province's chief coroner said...
Ontario Tory Minister Flip-Flops on Sex-Ed Curriculum Stance
Tory government flip-flops on sex-ed stance--TORONTO - Ontario's education minister went back and forth Monday on just what students will learn while her government scraps the province's modernized sex-ed curriculum.Ultimately, Lisa Thompson indicated...
Ontario Trade Minister Heading to Washington to Defend Auto Industry
Ontario trade minister heading to Washington--TORONTO - Ontario's trade minister will travel to Washington this week to defend the province's auto industry at a U.S. Department of Commerce hearing.Jim Wilson said he will be speaking Thursday at the public...
--Ontario Update-
---(HKN-Emery-Drowning)Condolences have been pouring in for former N-H-L goaltender Ray Emery.Police say Emery died yesterday after diving off a boat into Lake Ontario near Hamilton -- his hometown.The 35-year old's body was pulled from the water eight...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Tory-Gov) Proposed legislation introduced today by Ontario's P-C government would give it new powers over executive compensation at Hydro One.Energy Minister Greg Rickford introduced the bill, dubbed the Urgent Priorities Act.If passed, it would...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory addition for Monday, July 16, 2018. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalistsADDITIONS: OTTAWA--Press conference...
--Prairie Update-
(Alta-Boat-Rescue)R-C-M-P say a person who helped them in responding to sinking boat on Ghost Lake west of Calgary got rescuers to the scene quickly to pull ten people to shore.Police say the Good Samaritan was at the dock when they arrived on Saturday...
--Prairie Update-
(Alta-UCP-Resignation)Alberta's United Conservative Party says an error was made when taxpayers were charged more than seven-thousand dollars for a banquet in Calgary.The party says it will pay back the money billed to taxpayers by former U-C-P M-L-A...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
(Que-Heat-Wave-Farmers)The president of Quebec's professional farmers' union says every area of the province is suffering from a lack of rainfall but the problem is particularly acute in the south and the Lanaudiere region north of Montreal.Marcel Groleau...
Prep-Business Report
---(Markets)Canada's main stock index closed in the red as a drop in crude prices pushed energy stocks lower, while U-S stocks were mixed.The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 66.39 points at 16,494.73. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average...
Prep-Entertainment Report
Prep-Entertainment Report-----BOX OFFICELOS ANGELES (AP) -- There's a new movie at the top of the box office chart. "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" is number one with $44.1 million in its first weekend in theatres. Even better are its international...
Prep-Music-Report
Prep-Music-Report-----SELENA GOMEZ - HACKING VICTIMLOS ANGELES (AP) -- A woman has been charged with 11 felonies stemming from the hacking of the email of Selena Gomez and one of the singer's associates.Los Angeles County prosecutors say 21-year-old...
Protesters Camped outside Saskatchewan Legislature Taking Province to Court
Protesters taking Saskatchewan government to court--REGINA - Protesters camped outside the Saskatchewan legislature say they are taking the government to court over six arrests made last month.The people were taken into custody June 18 when Regina police...
Quebecers Still Pouring into the United States for Annual Holidays
Quebecers still vacationing in the United States--MONTREAL - As more than 125,000 construction workers in Quebec get ready to lay down tools for their annual two-week vacation, there appears to be little anecdotal evidence of any systemic boycott of...
Queen's Plate Winner Wonder Gadot to Run in $400,000 Prince of Wales Race
Wonder Gadot going to Prince of Wales--There won't be a Wonder Gadot-Flameaway showdown at the $400,000 Prince of Wales Stakes.The prospect of the two Mark Casse-trained horses squaring off in the second jewel of the OLG Canadian Triple Crown took a...
Reporter Calls out Immigration Photo on Social Media as Fake News
Reporter calls out immigration photo as fake news--A Vancouver radio reporter says people on social media, including a vocal British politician, should be more careful about spreading fake news.Lasia Kretzel was working for CKOM in Saskatoon in 2015...
Research Expedition Looks at Unseen Depths of Labrador Sea Ecosystem
Expedition explores Labrador Sea's deep ocean--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Last summer, a team of scientists returned from an expedition in the North Atlantic, armed with DNA samples, marine specimens and videos of bottom-feeding fish, sea spiders and corals.That...
Robert Lepage Willing to Sit Down with Opponents of Upcoming Show
Robert Lepage willing to sit down with opponents--MONTREAL - Quebec director Robert Lepage says he is willing to meet with people who are opposed to one of his upcoming shows because it does not include Indigenous performers. About 30 people signed an...
Search on for Entangled Right Whale off N.B., as Humpback Freed from Rope
Search on for entangled right whale in gulf--Crews were scanning waters in the Gulf of St. Lawrence on Monday in a bid to find an endangered North Atlantic right whale snarled in fishing line and buoys, just days after a humpback whale was successfully...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(HKN-Emery-Drowning)Hamilton police say the death of former N-H-L goalie Ray Emery doesn't appear to be suspicious, although investigators are still looking into the circumstances that lead to his apparent drowning in Lake Ontario Sunday morning.Authorities...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Trump-Putin-Reaction) (Audio: 112)U-S President Donald Trump is getting a failing grade from major American politicians from both parties after his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, with the latest person to weigh in being Democratic...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Putin) (Audio: 50)After U-S President Donald Trump finished making the opening remarks at the start of his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, American reporters shouted several questions about whether he would bring up election meddling.Trump...
Short Voyage to Car-Free Sidney Spit Offers Beach-Front Camping, Beaches, Hikes
Car-free, Sidney Spit short voyage from city--SIDNEY, B.C. - The passenger ferry departs the pier at the north end of Beacon Avenue in Sidney, B.C., bound for the long, thin sandbar that marks Sidney Spit.The voyage on board the 15-metre catamaran to...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(Immigration Meeting) (Audio: p03)The Conservatives and N-D-P have successfully argued for an urgent summer committee to study the asylum seekers issue.Immigration critic Michelle Rempel called on the federal immigration committee to review the adequacy...
--Sixth NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Putin) (Audio: 42)U-S President Donald Trump has told Russian President Vladimir Putin he thinks their two countries can have an extraordinary relationship.Before the start of their summit in Helsinki, Finland, Trump told Putin through an interpreter...
Soulpepper Pauses Training Program amid 'Culture Change' at Theatre
Soulpepper pauses its training program--TORONTO - Normally, the Soulpepper Academy would be ramping up for a nation-wide audition process to find the finest thespians, directors and playwrights to join its prestigious paid training residency.But as acting...
--Sportsbreak--
---It was shaping up to be defending champion Josef Newgarden's day yesterday until he hit a wall and opened the way for Scott Dixon. Newgarden, the two-time winner who started from the pole position, had a third Toronto IndyCar title in his sights....
SportsCall Audio 4:10 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 4:10 AM ET--NAT020 - (SPORTS-BBN-Diamondbacks-Braves) ATLANTA. x-09s. Julio Teheran pitched six-plus scoreless innings as the Atlanta Braves used a four-run third inning to beat Patrick Corbin and the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1. Corbin...
--Tenth NewsWatch-
---(Trump-Putin) (Audio: 73)Russian President Vladimir Putin says President Donald Trump raised the issue of "so-called Russian interference'' in the 2016 presidential election at their summit in Helsinki, Finland.He told reporters after the longer-than-expected...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Monday, July 16
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Monday, July 16--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for July 16 as of 2:58 a.m. ET: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Tuesday, July 17
The Canadian Press News Agenda for July 17--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Tuesday, July 17 as of 3 p.m: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times...
The Disgrace of Detaining Asylum Seekers and Other Migrants
The disgrace of detaining asylum seekers and other migrants--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...
--Third NewsWatch-
---(EU-Trump-Putin) (Audio: 31)Ahead of his highly anticipated summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, U-S President Donald Trump says the relationship between his country and Russia has never been worse.Taking to Twitter this morning, Trump blames...
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