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Articles from July 19, 2018

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Action Needed to Support Francophones in Ontario, Commissioner Says
Action needed to support francophones in Ontario: commissioner--TORONTO - A new report is urging the Ontario government to better support francophones in the province as statistics indicate the demographic is shrinking at an alarming rate.French Language...
ADVISORY-Atl-Calendar
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ADVISORY-B-C Calendar
Here is Thursday's B.C. calendar:ESQUIMALT, B.C. -- Commander Canadian Fleet Pacific Change of Command Ceremony. Commodore J. B. Zwick tranfers command to Commodore A. I. Topshee. (11 a.m. at HMC Dockyard Esquimalt)KELOWNA, B.C. -- Melanie Mark, Minister...
Advisory-Prairie-Calendar
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Aimia to Launch Aeroplan Charter Airline after End of Air Canada Partnership
Aimia announces upgrades to loyalty program--MONTREAL - Aeroplan aims to get into the airline business by offering charter flights to its most popular destinations as the loyalty program prepares for the end of its exclusive partnership with Air Canada...
--Atlantic Update-
---(BR-NS-Cannabis-Store)The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation has offered a peek inside one of its coming cannabis stores, showcasing a unique retail model not likely found anywhere else in the world.N-S-L-C president and C-E-O Bret Mitchell took media...
--Atlantic Update-
(Premiers-Meeting)Premier Brian Gallant appears to be changing New Brunswick's stance when it comes to people transporting wine, beer and other alcoholic beverages from one province to another.Gallant has issued a written response in support of a letter...
BC Audio 4:35 PM ET
BC Audio 4:35 PM ET--BC03 - (Ride-Hailing-BC)VANCOUVER. x-13s. The B-C government is paving the way for ride-hailing companies to enter the market by boosting the existing taxi fleets and allowing flexible fares on those who use apps. But despite an...
B.C.'S Site C Dam Project Behind Schedule, Plagued by Problems: Expert
B.C.'s Site C dam plagued by problems: expert--British Columbia's mammoth Site C hydro-electric project is seriously behind schedule, plagued by quality problems and marked by secrecy, says an assessment by an international dam expert.E. Harvey Elwin...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Ride-Hailing)B-C's transport minister says the government wants to ensure the taxi industry is able to compete on a level playing field when ride-hailing services are introduced in the province.Claire Trevena says the number of taxis on the...
B.C. Wildfire Prompts Evacuation Order South of Peachland
B.C. wildfire prompts evacuation order--SUMMERLAND, B.C. - An evacuation order has been issued for several properties south of Peachland in British Columbia's southern Interior due to a wildfire and Highway 97 between the town and Summerland has been...
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...
Calgary Woman Convicted in Son's Strep Death Granted Day Parole
Day parole for woman guilty in son's strep death--CALGARY - A woman whose son died after she failed to take him to the doctor for a strep infection has been granted day parole.Tamara Lovett, 49, was convicted of criminal negligence causing death early...
Canada's Rugby Teams Preparing for Do-or-Die Sevens World Cup Format
Canada's rugby teams ready for Sevens World Cup--Canada's rugby teams will be met with a daunting challenge each time they take the field at the Sevens World Cup in San Francisco this weekend.Lose one game and they're done.In an elimination format that's...
Canadian Government Threatens to Retaliate If Trump Imposes Auto Tariffs
Canada to retaliate against any auto tariffs--OTTAWA - The federal government has sent a blunt warning to the Trump administration -- if it slaps Canada with auto tariffs, Canada will hit back.Canada's deputy ambassador to the U.S. delivered the message...
Canadian Softball Stars Taking Another Shot at Olympic Dreams with Tokyo 2020
Softball stars take another shot at Olympic dream--SURREY, B.C. - A lot has happened in the 10 years since softball was last an Olympic sport.Danielle Lawrie graduated university, got married, had two daughters and retired from playing the game she loves....
Celebrity Birthdays for July 19
Celebrity birthdays for July 19--Celebrity Birthdays for July 19:Country singer Sue Thompson is 92.Actress Helen Gallagher is 92.Singer Vikki Carr is 78.Blues singer-musician Little Freddie King is 78.Musician Commander Cody is 74.Actor George Dzundza...
Convicted Killer Nicholas Butcher to Face Parole Eligibility Hearing
Convicted killer Butcher to face hearing--HALIFAX - A Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge is set to hear how the violent death of Kristin Johnston affected her family and friends during a parole eligibility hearing for the man convicted of stabbing her.Nicholas...
Councillor Wants Mandatory Leave for Civic Politicians Facing Criminal Charges
Councillor wants forced leave for criminal charges--WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg city councillor is calling for tougher rules for municipal politicians who get in trouble with the law.Cindy Gilroy wants the province to change the city's charter to make it mandatory...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Auto-Tariffs) (Audio: P01)Ottawa is talking tough about potential tariffs on imports of autos and parts.Canada's deputy ambassador to the U-S is telling the Trump administration the duties will harm, not improve, U-S national security.Kirsten...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Premiers-Meeting) (Audio: 52)Ontario Premier Doug Ford says he and Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe are on the exact same page when it comes to Ottawa's carbon pricing policy.This morning, just before the premiers' meeting opened in St. Andrew's, New...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Premiers-Meeting) (Audio: 74)New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant says he doesn't think a court challenge over Ottawa's carbon pricing policy will hold up.Gallant is hosting a meeting of his fellow premiers and territorial leaders today and tomorrow...
Entertainment News as of 3:30 P.M. Thursday July 19
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--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Auto-Tariffs-Ontario) (Audio: p03)The Trudeau government is making it clear that if the U-S imposes tariffs on imports of Canadian autos or parts, Canada will fight back.And despite differences on other issues, Ontario cabinet minister Jim Wilson...
--Fifth Newswatch-
---(Premiers-Meeting)Ontario's Doug Ford and Saskatchewan's Scott Moe are expected to push their opposition to Ottawa's carbon pricing policy today as the premiers officially open two days of meetings in New Brunswick.They are expected to issue a joint...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Child-Benefit)Canada's social development minister says Ottawa must continue to improve delivery of its child benefit -- particularly among Indigenous families.Government estimates show the up-take rates for families on-reserve has consistently lagged...
Former Toronto Radio Star Dean Blundell Says He Regrets Shock-Jock Antics
Tolerance for shock-jock radio dwindling--TORONTO - Former shock-jock radio star Dean Blundell says he can sympathize with the unceremonious downfall of Winnipeg radio host Dave Wheeler, who was fired this week after making offensive comments about transgender...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Auto-Tariffs) (Audio:P02)The federal government has a blunt warning for the Trump administration about auto tariffs.Canada's deputy ambassador to the U-S says if Washington hits Canada with such tariffs, Ottawa will retaliate.Kirsten Hillman...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(Premiers-Meeting)Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Saskatchewan's Scott Moe are expected to issue a joint statement on carbon pricing just prior to the opening of two days of formal meetings between Canada's premiers.The two leaders did not speak to...
From Faith Worker to Cabinet Minister, Tassi Is Ready to Be Voice for Seniors
Tassi says she'll be voice for seniors--OTTAWA - For years Filomena Tassi, a chaplain before entering politics, made time to listen to older members of the community. Now, as the new federal minister for seniors, she will not only be hearing what they...
'Ghost Kitchens' Emerge in Canadian Food Scene as Delivery Grows in Popularity
'Ghost kitchens' grow in Canadian food scene--TORONTO - George Kottas owns 15 restaurants in the Greater Toronto Area, but almost none of them have a dining room or takeout counter, and if you wandered into most, you'd be hard-pressed to find any customers.These...
Greenpeace Members Arrested for Climbing Olympic Stadium Tower in Montreal
Greenpeace members scale Olympic Stadium tower in Montreal--MONTREAL - Several Greenpeace members climbed the outside of the Olympic Stadium tower in Montreal on Thursday to protest the federal government's decision to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline...
Health-Lifestyles News as of 3 P.M., Wednesday July 17
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Hearing for Man Charged in Violent Halifax Assault Put over until Next Month
Sexual assault hearing put over in Halifax--HALIFAX - A hearing for a man charged with aggravated sexual assault and choking to overcome resistance after a woman said she was attacked in a Halifax home has been delayed again.The Public Prosecution Service...
How to Use Anger as a Defence against Ageism
How to use anger as a defence against ageism--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:...
Independent Review Clears Manitoba Officer in Intimate-Images Probe
Manitoba officer cleared in intimate-images probe--WINNIPEG - An investigation has found that a police officer in Brandon, Man. did not break the law by receiving and viewing intimate images of a woman who was applying for a job with the force.The Independent...
Industrials and Tech Help Lift Toronto Market While U.S. Stocks Sink
Industrials and tech help lift Toronto market--TORONTO - The industrials and technology sectors helped Canada's main stock index close higher Thursday, while U.S. stock markets moved lower.Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. climbed along with aviation and...
In the News Today, July 19
In the news today, July 19--Six stories in the news for Thursday, July 19------PREMIERS SET TO OPEN TWO DAYS OF MEETINGSThe federal carbon pricing policy is expected to be a key topic as the premiers open two days of talks today in St. Andrews, N.B....
'It's an Organic Process:' Alberta Posts Proposed Curriculum Changes Online
Alberta releases proposed curriculum changes--EDMONTON - People who want to see what Alberta is doing with school curriculum changes can look for themselves online.Education Minister David Eggen says his department has posted the raw proposals for changes...
Jayna Hefford Named as Canadian Women's Hockey League's Interim Commissioner
Hefford named CWHL's interim commissioner--Five-time Olympian and Hockey Hall of Fame inductee Jayna Hefford has been appointed interim commissioner of the Canadian Women's Hockey League.Hefford will officially assume the role on Aug. 1, but began working...
Longtime CFL Receiver Andy Fantuz Retires after 12-Year Career
Longtime CFL receiver Andy Fantuz retires--HAMILTON - Watching Ricky Ray being carted off the field last month convinced Andy Fantuz it was time to call it a career.The 34-year-old native of Chatham, Ont., retired Thursday after 12 CFL seasons with Saskatchewan...
Man Charged with Attempted Murder of Five-Year-Old Boy in Brampton, Ont
Man charged with attempted murder of boy, 5--BRAMPTON, Ont. - A 28-year-old man is charged with attempted murder and a young boy is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after disappearing from his home northwest of Toronto overnight, police said...
Montreal-Area Police Officer Found Guilty in Dangerous-Driving Death
Boy's death: Quebec cop found guilty--LONGUEUIL, Que. - A Montreal-area police officer was found guilty Thursday of dangerous driving causing the death of a five-year-old boy in 2014.Nicholas Thorne-Belance was a passenger in his father's car when it...
National Audio 1:15 PM ET
National Audio 1:15 PM ET--NAT080 - (US-Trump-Trade-Auto-Tariffs) WASHINGTON. x-10s. An Alabama senator is warning the Trump administration that punitive tariffs on U-S imports of vehicles and parts would hurt industry competitiveness, drive up consumer...
National Audio 12:05 PM ET
National Audio 12:05 PM ET--NAT073 - (Premiers-Meeting) ST. ANDREWS, N.B. x-22s. New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant says he will be watching what happens to a court challenge over Ottawa's carbon pricing policy. Gallant says he plans to proceed with...
National Audio 12:35 PM ET
National Audio 12:35 PM ET--NAT076 - (US-Trump-Trade-Auto-Tariffs) WASHINGTON. x-12s. The U-S Commerce Department is hearing dire warnings from automakers, dealers and suppliers opposed to President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on imported cars, trucks...
National Audio 2:25 AM ET
National Audio 2:25 AM ET--NAT001 - (SPORTS-SOF-Team-Canada-Veterans) SURREY, B.C. x-12s. Four years after she retired from playing softball, Canada's star pitcher is back. Danielle Lawrie is on the 20-woman roster of Canada's national team, which is...
National Audio 2:35 AM ET
National Audio 2:35 AM ET--NAT004 - (US-TEC-Facebook-Zuckerberg-Holocaust) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NEW YORK. x-08s. Facebook founder and C-E-O Mark Zuckerberg is facing criticism for saying he does not believe Facebook should ban content denying the Holocaust....
National Audio 3:45 AM ET
National Audio 3:45 AM ET--NAT014 - (US-Recall-Oversight) (EXTENDED) WASHINGTON. x-38s. (Jackie Quinn) The U-S National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is facing new criticism for not doing enough to protect consumers from the danger of exploding...
National Audio 4:55 PM ET
National Audio 4:55 PM ET--NAT100 - (Wildfires-BC) KAMLOOPS. x-19s. The wildfire situation has ramped up in B-C -- with 77 new fires over the last two days -- including more than a dozen that B-C Wildfire Service spokesman Kevin Skrepnek says have flared...
National Audio 5:05 AM ET
National Audio 5:05 AM ET--NAT028 - (US-Trump) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-27s. (Arlette Saenz) A U-S bipartisan duo of senators will try to force a vote today on a resolution supporting the intelligence community's assessment that Russia interfered...
National Audio 5:55 AM ET
National Audio 5:55 AM ET--NAT038 - (US-Comic-Con) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) SAN DIEGO. x-27s. (Jason Nathanson) The police are out in full force in Downtown San Diego for the opening of Comic-Con. (WAS) (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT039 - (US-Comic-Con) (NOT FOR ONLINE...
National Audio 6:05 PM ET
National Audio 6:05 PM ET--NAT106 - (Mistaken-ID-Murder) SURREY. x-12s. Homicide investigators say a man shot while standing in his driveway in Surrey, B-C last month was the unintended victim of a targeted shooting. Forty-seven-year-old Paul Bennett...
National Audio 7:25 PM ET
National Audio 7:25 PM ET--NAT114 - (US-Tornadoes-Iowa) (FOR PRODUCTION) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) BONDURANT, Iowa. x-08s. A storm system moving eastward across central Iowa is generating several tornadoes. Several funnel clouds developed today from the thunderstorm...
National Audio 8:45 AM ET
National Audio 8:45 AM ET--NAT049 - (Europe-US-Trade) UNDATED. x-30s. (Charles de Ledesma) The E-U is preparing counter-measures against the U-S if President Trump imposes tariffs on imported cars and auto parts. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT048...
NDP Wants Transport Minister to Spell out Plan to Replace Greyhound Service
NDP calls for emergency Greyhound hearing--OTTAWA - The opposition New Democrats are calling on the Trudeau government to lay out its plan to help communities that will be affected by the shutdown of Greyhound bus services in western Canada.The NDP has...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Auto-Tariffs) (Audio: P02)The Trudeau government is sending a blunt warning to the Trump administrationCanada's deputy ambassador to the U-S says if Washington hits Canada with auto tariffs, Canada will hit back.Kirsten Hillman was testifying...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Premiers-Meeting) (Audio: 53)After first scrapping a cap-and-trade program, Ontario Premier Doug Ford has now announced his province will intervene to support Saskatchewan's court challenge of Ottawa's carbon pricing policy.Ford made the announcement...
Nixing Plans to Add Indigenous Content to Ontario Curriculum Is a Travesty
Nixing plans to add Indigenous content to Ontario curriculum is a travesty--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information...
N.L. City Recommends Lemon to Offset 'Pondy' Taste and Aroma in Water Supply
St. John's, N.L., water on the 'pondy' side--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The City of St. John's, N.L., is advising residents to season their tap water with "lemon or other citrus fruits" to offset a funky, but harmless taste permeating the water supply.Residents...
No Decision on B.C. School Stabbing Suspect's Mental Fitness for Trial
No decision on stabbing suspect's mental fitness--COQUITLAM, B.C. - A review board failed to reach a decision Thursday on whether a man accused of stabbing a 13-year-old girl to death inside her Abbotsford, B.C., high school is mentally fit to stand...
No Easy Ride for Ride-Hailing in B.C. as Province Delays Implementation Again
Ride-hailing service in B.C. delayed again--VANCOUVER - The British Columbia government says it will ease into allowing ride-hailing services, laying the groundwork for new rides to enter the market as early as the fall of 2019.In the meantime, Transport...
Nova Scotia Sees Spike in Newly Diagnosed HIV Cases: Health Authority
N.S. HIV cases double so far this year--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia has posted a significant increase in the number of new HIV infections so far this year, prompting the province's Health Department to issue an urgent advisory warning doctors and nurses of...
Nova Scotia to Launch Monthly Allowance for People Living in Shelters
N.S. shelter residents to get allowance--HALIFAX - Nova Scotians living in homeless shelters and transition houses will begin receiving a monthly allowance in October -- part of an $11 million government investment for people living in poverty.The Department...
One-Fifth of On-Reserve Families to Miss out on Child Benefit Boost: Duclos
Boosted benefit misses many Indigenous kids--OTTAWA - Thousands of Indigenous families living on-reserve will miss out on a boost to the Canada Child Benefit when the more lucrative payments hit parents' bank accounts Friday, even as Liberals put on...
Ontario, Saskatchewan Premiers Join Together to Oppose Federal Carbon Plan
Ontario, Saskatchewan band together on carbon--ST. ANDREWS, N.B. - Opposition to Ottawa's carbon pricing regime overshadowed talks concerning trade issues during the first day of meetings between Canada's premiers in New Brunswick.Ontario Premier Doug...
Ontario School Boards Complain There's No Word from Tory Government on Sex Ed
Ontario school boards await directions on sex ed--TORONTO - A controversial decision by the Ontario government to scrap the sex-education curriculum before a new one is in place has left school boards in limbo with just weeks to go before students return...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Carbon-Price)Ontario's environment minister says the province's disagreement with Ottawa over climate change doesn't have to end up in court.Rod Phillips met with his federal counterpart yesterday, but both came away from the meeting saying the...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Sex-Education)Ontario school boards say they've been left in limbo after the P-C government decided to scrap the sex-education curriculum before putting a new one is in place.The government has said students will continue to learn the "2014 curriculum"...
Our Changing Views of the City: A New Urban Celebration
Our changing views of the city: A new urban celebration--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...
Penny Oleksiak Wins 100 Freestyle, but Not Satisfied with Performance
Oleksiak wins 100 freestyle at Canadian Trials--EDMONTON - Penny Oleksiak is still trying to find her Olympic form.She took a step forward in the right direction at the 2018 Canadian Swimming Trials on Thursday with a gold medal in the women's 100-metre...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory addition for Thursday, July 19, 2018. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists.ADDITION: MONTREAL--Greenpeace...
PM Calls Premiers to Autumn Meeting to Reduce Internal Canadian Trade Barriers
Trudeau to talk trade with first ministers--OTTAWA - With Canadian companies facing a hardening of the border with the United States, Justin Trudeau wants to talk with his provincial and territorial counterparts later this year about breaking down trade...
Prairie Audio 3:40 PM MT
Prairie Audio 3:40 PM MT--REGINA, Sask. x-30s. (Ryan McKenna) The Saskatchewan government wants a court to order protesters who are camping outside the legislature to leave. And it wants the judge to force Regina police to remove them if need be. (SOURCE:...
--Prairie Update-
(Alta-Jail-Overdoses)The union representing guards at Edmonton's remand centre say the facility was locked down after a number of suspected overdoses as well as a death.The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees says in a news release that staff are searching...
--Prairie Update-
(Alta-Curriculum-Changes)Alberta's education minister says raw proposals for school curriculum changes have been posted online for public perusal.David Eggen says he's still hoping to get more feedback from teachers, parents and others about the proposed...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
---(Yukon-Boar-Battle)The agriculture branch in Yukon wants six wild boar hogs tied up as soon as possible.The boar, all females, were among seven that escaped last month from a farm west of Whitehorse and, since then, just one has been destroyed.Agriculture...
Prep-Business-Report
(Markets)The industrials and technology sectors helped Canada's main stock index close higher, while U-S stock markets moved lower.The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 65.61 points at 16,543.01.In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average closed...
Prep-LifeWatch
---(NL-Abortion-Pill)Newfoundland and Labrador is joining six other Canadian provinces in covering the cost of the abortion pill.The province announced that it will provide universal coverage for Mifegymiso (mif-eh-GUY'-me-so) starting September 1st.Minister...
Redblacks Look to Put Lopsided Loss to Stamps Behind Them in Match with Lions
Redblacks look to rebound from rout at home--OTTAWA - The Ottawa Redblacks are looking for a big game on Friday to put last week's embarrassing loss at TD Place Stadium behind them, and they have one key factor going in their favour.They are not facing...
Rogers CEO Sees New Ignite TV Service as Part of a 'Connected Home' Revolution
Rogers CEO: new TV service will ignite growth--TORONTO - Rogers Communications Inc. expects to ramp up marketing for its new Ignite TV service through the second half of this year as its "connected home" strategy builds momentum, chief executive Joe...
Sandra Oh Delves into Female Psyche with 'Killing Eve'
Sandra Oh delves into female psyche with 'Killing Eve'--TORONTO - Sandra Oh likes untangling the minds of complicated characters who are driven by factors they don't understand.As Dr. Cristina Yang on "Grey's Anatomy," the Ottawa-born actress moved audiences...
Saskatchewan Finishes 2017-18 with Smaller Deficit; Still $303M in Red
Saskatchewan finishes 2017-18 $303M in the red--REGINA - A good crop helped the Saskatchewan government finish the last fiscal year with a deficit almost $400 million smaller than initially forecast. The province finished 2017-18 spending $303 million...
Saskatchewan Government Asks Court to Order Protesters off Legislature Lawn
Court asked to order protesters out of Regina park--REGINA - The Saskatchewan government wants a court to order protesters who are camping outside the legislature to leave.It also wants a judge to force Regina police to remove them if need be. The Justice...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(Premiers-Meeting)Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Saskatchewan's Scott Moe are expected to push their opposition to Ottawa's carbon pricing policy today as provincial leaders open two days of meetings in New Brunswick.The pair held a photo-op for reporters,...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Auto-Tariffs)Canada will once again respond in a proportional manner if the U-S imposes any tariffs on Canadian autos or auto parts.That's the word from Kirsten Hillman, Ottawa's envoy to Washington on the issue, to the U-S Commerce Department.American...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Premiers-Meeting) (Audio: 50)Ontario Premier Doug Ford has announced his province is joining forces with Saskatchewan in fighting Ottawa's carbon pricing policy.He says the carbon tax is bad for families and bad for businesses.Ford and Saskatchewan...
Shooting of B.C. Hockey Dad in Driveway Was Case of Mistaken Identity: Police
Hockey dad's shooting involved mistaken identity--SURREY, B.C. - The wife of a man gunned down in what police say was a case of mistaken identity is pleading for any information that would solve the murder the family is struggling to understand.Paul...
Singh Says Probe Has Found MP Christine Moore Did Not Behave Inappropriately
Probe says MP Moore did nothing wrong: Singh--MONTREAL - NDP MP Christine Moore is being welcomed back into caucus after an investigator's report absolved her of any wrongdoing amid allegations she sexually harassed a former soldier."The process was...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Auto-Tariffs) (Audio: p01)Canada has told the Trump administration that potential tariffs on imports of vehicles and parts would be met with retaliation.Kirsten Hillman, Canada's deputy ambassador to the U-S, issued the warning today during a...
--Sixth NewsWatch-
---(Premiers-Meeting) (Audio: 48)Ontario is joining Saskatchewan in its legal challenge to Ottawa's carbon pricing policy.A federally-imposed carbon price would start at 20-dollars per tonne and increase to 50-dollars by 2022.Premiers Doug Ford and Scott...
SportsCall Audio 9:20 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 9:20 AM ET--NAT056 - (SPORTS-FBO-CFL-Eskimos-Owens) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LOS ANGELES. x-09s. N-F-L Hall of Famer Terrell Owens wants to kick-start his pro football career in Canada. The 44-year old has activated a 10-day window to receive...
Stampeders Defence a Major Obstacle to Sputtering Alouettes Attack
Alouettes look for offensive spark--MONTREAL - Coach Mike Sherman is aware that if his Montreal Alouettes want to win games, their offence will need to average more than 15 points.But that will be tough to do against their next opponent. The 4-0 Calgary...
--Tenth NewsWatch-
---(Premiers-Meeting) (Audio: 73)Ontario Premier Doug Ford says he is at the Council of the Federation meeting in New Brunswick to gather support against Ottawa's carbon tax.Ford announced this morning his province will join forces with and intervene...
TFC Win First Leg of Canadian Championship Semifinal, Beat Ottawa 1-0
Osorio, Toronto beat Ottawa 1-0 in first leg of semifinal--OTTAWA - Toronto FC is right where they want to be after the opening leg of the Canadian Championship semifinal.Jonathan Osorio scored in the fifth minute as Toronto downed the Ottawa Fury 1-0...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for July 20
The Canadian Press News Agenda for July 20--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for July 20 as of 9 p.m. ET: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times local...
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from July 22-28
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from July 22-28--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Sunday, July 22 to Saturday, July 28; x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability....
--Third NewsWatch-
---(Premiers-Meeting)The U-S trade dispute, health care, Greyhound pulling out of Western Canada, and the skirmish between Alberta and B-C over the Trans Mountain pipeline project are expected to be discussed when the premiers meet today.Provincial leaders...
--Thirteenth NewsWatch-
---(Premiers-Meeting) (Audio: 73)New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant (gah-LANT') plans to keep an eye on a court challenge over Ottawa's carbon pricing policy.Premiers are meeting in New Brunswick.Ontario Premier Doug Ford has announced his province...
Tilray Shares Up as Much as 40 per Cent in NASDAQ Trading after IPO
Tilray shares rise in Nasdaq debut after IPO--NANAIMO, B.C. - Shares of cannabis producer Tilray Inc. surged as much as 40 per cent on the Nasdaq market in its first day of trading, marking the first initial public offering for a Canadian marijuana company...
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