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Articles from July 23, 2018

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A By-the-Numbers Look at Crime in Canada in 2017 and Unfounded Cases
Unfounded crimes in Canada by the numbers--OTTAWA - For the first time in 15 years, Statistics Canada is publishing data on the number of crimes reported to police that officers deemed to be unfounded. The designation means officers determined through...
'A Lot More Vigorous:' Paralyzed Humboldt Bronco in Third Period with New Physio
Chin ups and boxing therapy for paralyzed Bronco--CALGARY - Paralyzed Humboldt Broncos player Ryan Straschnitzki is drenched in sweat after a workout that more closely resembled military boot camp than physiotherapy.The 19-year-old's two-hour routine...
America Looks Hopeless - a Lot like the 'Mother Country' Once Did
America looks hopeless - a lot like the 'mother country' once did--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...
A Quick Look at Some Current Canada-U.S. Trade Disputes
A look at some current Canada-U.S. trade disputes--OTTAWA - The Trudeau government asked Monday for a review under NAFTA of a 30-per-cent tariff on solar panel cells by the Trump administration. It called the tariff illegal and unfair. Canada is fighting...
--Atlantic Update-
---(English-Shipwreck-Avon)Researchers say remnants of a nearly 200-year-old ship that washed up on beach in England could be the remains of a Nova Scotian vessel.The shipwreck was discovered in 2016 at Camber Sands, a popular beach near Rye in East...
--Atlantic Update-
(StatCan-Crime-ATL)Statistics Canada says Newfoundland and Labrador and Prince Edward Island were among the few provinces where police-reported crime did not increase last year.The agency says the national crime rate rose one per cent, while the police-reported...
Audiobooks Growing in Popularity in Canada as Publishers Jump on the Trend
Audiobooks growing in popularity in Canada--Toronto actress Carina Cojeen is a voracious bookworm these days -- thanks to her headphones and computer speakers.In the past year in a half, she's consumed dozens of titles via digital audiobook, a format...
Barrick Loses President to AngloGold Ashanti; Dushnisky to Move to Johannesburg
Barrick loses president to AngloGold Ashanti--TORONTO - Barrick Gold Corp.'s second-highest ranking executive will leave the company at the end of August to become chief executive of AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. in South Africa.Toronto-based Barrick said Monday...
B.C. First Nations Seek Injunction to Halt Site C Project on Peace River
First Nations seek injunction to halt dam project--VANCOUVER - A lawyer for First Nations aiming to stop work on the Site C dam says there's no remedy besides taking the project "out of the ground" in northeastern British Columbia.Reidar Mogerman says...
--B-C Update-
---(Wildfires-BC)Officials in the southern Interior say rising temperatures and high winds in the area could bring about new forest fires.Kevin Skrepnek of the B-C Wildfire Service says the unpredictability of lightning strikes, combined with the dry...
--B-C Update-
------(MUSIC-Hedley-Arrest)The singer for Vancouver-based rock band Hedley has been charged with three sexual offences involving two women in Toronto.Police say 34-year-old Jacob Hoggard was arrested today and is scheduled to appear in a Toronto courtroom...
Big Brother Facial Recognition Needs Ethical Regulations
Big Brother facial recognition needs ethical regulations--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...
BP Canada Gets Green Light to Restart Drilling off Nova Scotia Coast after Spill
BP Canada can restart drilling off Nova Scotia--HALIFAX - BP Canada has been given the green light to restart drilling operations off the coast of Nova Scotia, a month after the energy giant spilled thousands of litres of drilling mud into the Atlantic...
Canada Launches NAFTA Challenge of 'Illegal' U.S. Tariffs on Solar Panels
Canada decries 'illegal' solar panel tariffs--OTTAWA - The Trudeau government has asked for a NAFTA review of a Trump administration tariff on solar panel cells, saying the 30-per-cent charge is illegal and unfair.The Liberal government considers the...
Canada's Wholesale Sales Rise 1.2% in May, with Building Supplies Contributing
Canada's wholesale sales rise in May--OTTAWA - Canada's wholesale sales rose 1.2 per cent to $63.7 billion in May, helped by higher sales of lumber, millwork, hardware and other building supplies, Statistics Canada reported Monday.It said there were...
Canada to Resettle Dozens of White Helmets and Their Families from Syria
Canada to take in 'White Helmet' volunteers--OTTAWA - Canada has offered to accept dozens of White Helmets and their families from Syria following a dramatic rescue over the weekend that was orchestrated by the Israeli military and personally encouraged...
Canadian Middle-Distance Runner Knight Turns Pro, Signs with Reebok
Canada's Knight turns pro, signs with Reebok--TORONTO - When Justyn Knight ran an impressive 5,000-metre time as a high schooler at St. Michael's College, his coach Frank Bergin told him to clear out a drawer to store all the college recruiting letters...
Canadians Who Paid Out-of-This-World Ticket Prices Could Soon Be Space-Bound
Canadian space tourists may soon blast off--MONTREAL - About two dozen affluent Canadians mainly from Ontario and Alberta are among hundreds of people who are in line to become space tourists in the coming months.They have already reserved a suborbital...
Celebrity Birthdays for July 23
Celebrity birthdays for July 23--Celebrity Birthdays for July 23:Concert pianist Leon Fleisher is 90.Actor Ronny Cox is 80.Radio personality Don Imus is 78.Actor Larry Manetti ("Magnum, P.I.") is 75.Country singer Tony Joe White is 75.Drummer Dino Danelli...
Challenges and Opportunities: Climate Change, Rail Talks Bring Both to Churchill
What does future hold for northern Manitoba port?--CHURCHILL, Man. - A northern Manitoba community on the shore of Hudson Bay is having an identity crisis.The port of Churchill was once bustling with ships laden with grain bound for markets. Now, the...
Charming Great White Shark Delights Followers with Return to Waters off N.S
Great white shark returns to N.S. waters--HALIFAX - Hilton is back in Nova Scotia waters -- a return ocean researchers say could reveal an uncharted great white shark mating site in the North Atlantic.The celebrity shark, who stole the hearts of people...
City of Montreal Increases Age Limit for Unsupervised Youngsters in Pools
Age limit upped for unsupervised kids in pools--MONTREAL - The move by Montreal to increase the minimum age for youngsters to be allowed into its public swimming pools without supervision is getting the thumbs-up from the province's lifesaving society.Several...
Coroner's Inquest Called into Death of B.C. RCMP Officer in Taser Case
Coroner's inquest called into RCMP officer's death--VICTORIA - A coroner's inquest will be held into the suicide of an RCMP officer who was in charge of media relations in British Columbia when Robert Dziekanski was fatally stunned with a Taser at Vancouver's...
Crews Continue Battling Dozens of Forest Fires in Northeastern Ontario
Ontario fires leave property owners concerned--KILLARNEY, Ont. - Crews from across the country continued to cut down dozens of raging fires in northeastern Ontario on Sunday, after evacuation orders left some property owners uncertain of whether their...
Critical Federal Review Fuels New Calls for Immigration Detention Reforms
Audit fuels immigration detention scrutiny--OTTAWA - A highly critical federal audit is fuelling calls for fundamental reforms to Canada's border agency and the way it deals with detainees during investigations and immigration hearings.The newly released...
Danforth Rampage Continues a Deadly Year of Gun Violence for Toronto
A deadly year of gun violence for Toronto--TORONTO - Sunday's deadly rampage in Toronto marks the latest in a growing list of fatal shootings in the city.Gun deaths had accounted for 23 of Toronto's 52 homicides this year -- compared to 16 fatal shootings...
#DanforthStrong Movement Grows as People Look for Ways to Help after Shooting
#DanforthStrong movement grows after shooting--TORONTO - Hours after Sunday's mass shooting in Toronto's vibrant Greektown neighbourhood, a groundswell of support began for the victims and local businesses, with many vowing on social media to shop and...
Deal to Send 17-Year-Old Alphonso Davies to Europe Not Finalized: Whitecaps
Alphonso Davies deal not finalized: Whitecaps--VANCOUVER - Rumours continue to swirl about a deal that would send the teenage star of the Vancouver Whitecaps to an elite European soccer club, but teammates say Alphonso Davies isn't letting success go...
Editorial Exchange: The Pivotal Day America's President Turned on America
Editorial Exchange: The pivotal day America's president turned on America--Attention editors:After Friday, July 27, we will no longer be distributing the Editorial Exchange.The Canadian Press routinely reassesses its services in order to provide the...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Toronto-Shooting-Suspect) (Audio: 078)The family of the suspect in the deadly Toronto mass shooting is speaking out.Relatives say 29-year-old Faisal Hussain suffered from severe mental health issues, but they ''could never imagine that this would...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Toronto-Shooting) (Audio: 65)Toronto Mayor John Tory wants to talk to federal and provincial officials about the city's gun problem as soon as possible.In the wake of a mass shooting in the city's Greek neighbourhood, Tory says guns are far too available...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Toronto-Shooting) (Audio: 92)A 10-year-old girl and an 18-year-old woman are dead and Toronto police now say 13 other people ranging in age from 10 to 59 were wounded in a mass shooting.A 29-year-old man walked down a stretch of the city's Greek...
Fatal Mass Shooting in Toronto Impacts City's Pro Sports Community
Toronto shooting impacts sports community--TORONTO - John Axford remembers going to bars and concerts around Toronto's Greektown neighbourhood years before he became a Blue Jay.When the right-handed reliever from Port Dover, Ont., saw a photo of the...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Toronto-Shooting) (Audio: 110)People are starting to get more information about a shooting rampage last night that killed a 10-year-old girl and an 18-year-old woman.The family says the young woman's name was Reese Fallon.They say in a statement...
--Fifth Newswatch-
---(Toronto-Shooting) (Audio:003)Toronto police are appealing to anyone who may have footage of last night's deadly shooting in the city's Greektown neighbourhood to come forward.Two people are dead -- including the suspected shooter -- and 13 others...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Toronto-Shooting) (Audio:001)Toronto police say two people are dead and 13 others are in hospital after a mass shooting incident last night in the downtown Toronto neighbourhood known as Greektown.A woman was killed and a nine-year-old girl, who...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Toronto Shooting) (Audio: 109)One man who was a witness says a Toronto shooting rampage "was a scene that I've only seen the likes of on T-V or in movies.''Granville-Martin, a 43-year-old resident, was one of many people horrified as a gunman opened...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(Toronto-Shooting) (Audio:024)Ontario's police watchdog -- the Special Investigations Unit -- has joined the investigation into last night's mass shooting in Toronto that ended with 13 people injured and two dead, including the suspected gunman.Toronto...
Girl Eats 15 Pieces of Edible Pot Product: 'It Looked Just like a Chocolate Bar'
Girl eats 15 pieces of edible pot product--HALIFAX - A four-year-old Nova Scotia girl was hospitalized after eating 15 pieces of an edible marijuana product she thought was a chocolate bar.The Halifax district RCMP issued a statement Monday saying the...
Girl Injured When Black Bear Swipes Tent at Manitoba Backcountry Campsite
Girl injured by black bear in Manitoba--WHITESHELL, Man. - Officials in Manitoba say an eight-year-old girl was injured over the weekend when a black bear attacked a tent at a backcountry campsite.The province says in a news release that the girl was...
Gluten-Free Foods Aimed at Kids Not Healthier Than Regular Products: Researcher
Gluten-free foods for kids not healthier: study--TORONTO - Despite being associated with a "health halo," gluten-free foods marketed to children are often high in sugar and aren't nutritionally superior to regular products aimed at kids, a study has...
Hamilton Tiger-Cats Clearly Masoli's Team Now with Manziel Being Traded
Hamilton Ticats clearly Masoli's team now--HAMILTON - If any existed beforehand, there's no doubt now the Hamilton Tiger-Cats are Jeremiah Masoli's team.Hamilton made that emphatic statement Sunday night by dealing quarterback Johnny Manziel to the Montreal...
Hedley Frontman Jacob Hoggard Facing Three Sex Offence Charges in Toronto
Hedley's Jacob Hoggard charged with sex assault--Toronto police have charged the frontman of the rock band Hedley with three sexual offences involving two women.Police say Jacob Hoggard, 34, was arrested Monday and is scheduled to appear in a Toronto...
HMCS St. John's, Sea King Return to Halifax Port after Overseas Mission
HMCS St. John's, Sea King arrive home--HALIFAX - Hundreds of family members and friends lined a Halifax jetty on Monday as HMCS St. John's and its 240-member crew pulled into their home port following a six-month mission overseas.The Halifax-class frigate...
In the News Today, July 23
In the news today, July 23--Seven stories in the news for Monday, July 23------TWO DEAD, 13 INJURED IN TORONTO SHOOTINGOne woman was killed and 13 people, including a young girl, were injured after a shooting in a popular Toronto neighbourhood late Sunday...
It's Time to Merge Ontario's Two School Systems
It's time to merge Ontario's two school systems--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...
Jonathan Osorio's Future Looks Bright, but Where Will His Skills Take Him?
Jonathan Osorio's future looks bright--TORONTO - Vancouver Whitecaps teenage star Alphonso Davies appears headed to Europe. Toronto FC fans are wondering whether fellow Canadian Jonathan Osorio may also soon be on the move.The 26-year-old midfielder...
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...
'Made-in-Banff' Bison Calves Born in the Backcountry for First Time in 140 Years
'Made-in-Banff' bison calves born in backcountry--BANFF, Alta. - Three bison babies have been born in the backcountry of Banff National Park -- the first calves conceived in the area in more than 140 years.Two of the bison were born on July 15, while...
Man Hurt in Encounter with Police Chose 'Lethal Force Interaction': Report
No charges after blood shed during encounter--WINNIPEG - There will be no charges against two Winnipeg police officers who shot an armed man with a service pistol and a Taser electronic stun gun during a confrontation last year.The Independent Investigation...
Manziel Eager to Start for Alouettes, but Has 'Tempered' Expectations
Manziel eager to start playing for Alouettes--MONTREAL - Johnny Manziel is eager to get into a CFL game, but he will let coach Mike Sherman decide when he will make his first start for the Montreal Alouettes.The 25-year-old quarterback, who is trying...
Massive Fire Strikes One of Saskatchewan Town's Biggest Employers
Massive fire hits one of town's big employers--ROSTHERN, Sask. - The damage estimate is expected to run into the millions of dollars after a fire tore through a large central Saskatchewan farm machinery dealership.Emergency crews were called to Cervus...
Max Kepler, Logan Morrison Go Deep as Twins Topple Blue Jays 8-3
Twins out-homer Blue Jays in 8-3 win--TORONTO - With the Blue Jays lacking a starter for Monday night's game, manager John Gibbons hoped to find an answer in his bullpen.The end result wasn't quite was he was looking for, but Gibbons did see a glimmer...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (16,420.84, down 14.62 points)Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Up 34 cents, or 4.62 per cent, to...
National Audio 10:55 AM ET
National Audio 10:55 AM ET--NAT074 - (Toronto-Shooting) TORONTO. x-06s. In the wake of a mass shooting in the city's Greek neighbourhood, Toronto Mayor John Tory wants to talk to federal and provincial officials about the city's gun problem. Two people...
National Audio 11:45 AM ET
National Audio 11:45 AM ET--NAT080 - (SPORTS-BBN-Mets-Syndergaard-DL) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NEW YORK. x-34s. (Brian Clark) A Major League Baseball star has been sidelined with a condition more commonly associated with preschoolers. (WA) (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT081...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT001 - (Toronto-Shooting) TORONTO. x-22s. Toronto police say two people are dead and 13 others are in hospital after a mass shooting incident Sunday night in the downtown Toronto neighbourhood known as Greektown. Police Chief...
National Audio 3:55 PM ET
National Audio 3:55 PM ET--NAT108 - (ENT-MUSIC-R-Kelly) (FOR PRODUCTION) UNDATED. x-41s. Embattled musician R. Kelly sings about his troubles in a new 19-minute song, addressing sexual abuse claims against him that have brought a screeching halt to his...
National Audio 4:15 AM ET
National Audio 4:15 AM ET--NAT024 - (Toronto-Shooting) TORONTO. x-17s. Two people are dead and 13 others are injured following a mass shooting last night in the downtown Toronto neighbourhood known as Greektown. A woman was killed and a nine-year-old...
National Audio 4:35 AM ET
National Audio 4:35 AM ET--NAT028 - (US-Nevada-Church-Shooting) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) FALLON, Nev. x-13s. Authorities say one person is dead and another injured following a shooting at a Mormon church on Sunday in Nevada. Fallon, Nevada Police Chief Kevin...
National Audio 4:55 AM ET
National Audio 4:55 AM ET--NAT034 - (ENT-Theatre-Armie-Hammer) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NEW YORK. x-14s. "Call Me by Your Name" and "Sorry to Bother You" star Armie Hammer makes his Broadway debut in the play "Straight White Men," which officially opens...
National Audio 5:05 PM ET
National Audio 5:05 PM ET--NAT111 - (Montreal-Pools-Age) MONTREAL. x-18s. The City of Montreal is increasing to eight years old from six the minimum age for youngsters to be allowed into its public swimming pools without supervision. There's also a height...
National Audio 6:25 AM ET
National Audio 6:25 AM ET--NAT049 - (US-Trump-Russia-Probe) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-24s. Former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page is saying that he never worked for a foreign power following a big document dump this weekend. The...
National Audio 7:35 AM ET
National Audio 7:35 AM ET--NAT054 - (US-Plan-For-Holiday-Spending) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-30s. (Daria Albinger) Oh the weather outside is -- delightful. A-B-C's Daria Albinger explains why you might want to start making your plans for holiday...
National Audio 7:55 PM ET
National Audio 7:55 PM ET--NAT132 - (Toronto-Shooting) TORONTO. x-21s. A 29-year-old man who went on a deadly shooting rampage in the heart of Toronto's Greektown, killing an aspiring nurse and a 10-year-old girl, had a life-long struggle with severe...
National Audio 8:25 PM ET
National Audio 8:25 PM ET--NAT131 - (US-Trump-Trade) WASHINGTON. x-37s. (Sagar Meghani) Ahead of trade talks with European officials this week, President Trump has been admiring a range of American-made products at the White House. (WAS) (SOURCE:The...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Toronto-Shooting-Suspect) (Audio: 087)Relatives say the 29-year-old man who went on a deadly shooting rampage in Toronto had a life-long struggle with severe mental illness.Faisal Hussain's parents say they're devastated by their son's ''senseless...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Toronto-Shooting) (Audio: 71)There is grief, anger, outrage and disbelief following a mass shooting in the heart of Toronto's Greek neighbourhood.Two people were killed and 12 others injured when a man dressed in black fired a handgun into crowded...
No Plans to Evict Protest Camp across from Legislature: Regina Police Chief
No plans to evict protest camp: Regina police chief--Regina's police chief says there are no plans to clear a protest camp across from the Saskatchewan legislature unless ordered to do so by a court.Chief Evan Bray said he would comply with any court...
Nova Scotia MLA Apologizes for Blaming Health Care Costs on 'Lifestyle Choices'
MLA apologizes for blaming 'lifestyle choices'--HALIFAX - A Nova Scotia MLA is apologizing for a social media post that appeared to blame rising health care costs on the "lifestyle choices" of the province's residents.Hugh MacKay, who represents Chester-St....
Number of Canadians in National Championship Field Now at 20 after Four More Qualify
Four Canadians qualify for Canadian Open--ALBERTON, Ont. - The field for this week's RBC Canadian Open will include four additional Canadian golfers after Michael Gligic, Russell Budd, Justin YongWoo Kim and Mitch Sutton earned spots in Monday's final...
OECD Says Canada Must Review Tax Policies to Remain Competitive with the U.S
OECD warns Canada falling behind U.S.--CALGARY - The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development says Canada must review its tax policies to remain competitive with the United States.In a report, the Paris-based group says U.S. tax reform...
One in Seven Sexual Assault Cases in 2017 Deemed 'Unfounded': StatCan
StatCan details scope of 'unfounded' cases--OTTAWA - The number of sexual assaults reported to police is on the rise, while the ones deemed "unfounded" by officers is on the decline in the wake of the #MeToo movement, according to a new statistical look...
--Ontario Update-
--- (Toronto-Shooting)Toronto police say two people are dead and 13 others are in hospital after a mass shooting last night in the downtown Toronto neighbourhood known as Greektown.A woman was killed and a young girl, who was among those injured, was...
--Ontario Update-
---(Toronto-Shooting)Why did he do it?That's the question police are desperately trying to answer as they investigate last night's mass shooting in the downtown Toronto area known as Greektown.Police say a woman was killed and 13 other people were injured...
--Ontario Update-
---(Toronto-Shooting)Toronto police say a 10-year-old girl and an 18-year-old woman were killed in last night's shooting in the city's popular Greektown area.Chief Mark Saunders says police still don't know what prompted a gunman to spray bullets at...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory additions for Monday, July 23, 2018. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalistsADDITIONS: TORONTO--Developments...
Political Leaders Pledge to Tackle Gun Violence Following Toronto Mass Shooting
Political leaders pledge to tackle guns--OTTAWA - Political leaders at all levels offered comforting words and pledged to work together following Sunday's deadly shooting in Toronto, even as a new Statistics Canada report indicated gun violence is on...
PrairieSky Results Buoyed by Strong Oil Prices despite Poor Natural Gas Prices
PrairieSky Q2 buoyed by strong oil prices--CALGARY - PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. says strong crude oil prices and volumes in the second quarter allowed it to beat analyst profit expectations despite falling prices and lower production of natural gas.The...
--Prairie Update-
(Kinder-Morgan)The federal government is set to become the official owner of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.Pipeline owner Kinder Morgan had been working with the government to identify another buyer before yesterday.It's expected the pipeline...
--Prairie Update-
(CRIME-Couple-Homicide)Police say a 73-year-old Winnipeg woman is facing a second-degree murder charge in the stabbing death of her husband.They say the body of 85-year-old Hans George Scheppner was found by officers who went to a home on Saturday to...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
(Agriculture-Trade-War)Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay says the provinces must work together as an escalating trade war with the United States puts some farmers on edge.The minister says his provincial and territorial counterparts discussed...
Prep-Business Report
(Markets)Canada's main stock index closed down slightly as gold and materials stocks weighed, while U-S markets were mixed.The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index closed down 14.62 points at 16,420.84 as energy stocks also dropped while...
Prep-Entertainment Report
---BOX OFFICE - DRAWUNDATED (AP) _ The new movie based on ABBA's music just barely got beat out by the new Denzel Washington film for the box office leader this weekend. "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again" grossed 34.4-million in its opening weekend. "The...
Prep-Music-Report
---DRAKE - BILLBOARD ALBUM CHARTLOS ANGELES (AP) _ Drake's "Scorpion" marks a third week at the top of the Billboard 200 album chart. The Toronto rapper moved 260-thousand units in the past week. Wiz Khalifa debuts in second with "Rolling Papers 2."...
Protester Who Confronted Trudeau Pleads Not Guilty to Obstruction
Protester who confronted Trudeau appears in court--MONTREAL - A protester who angrily confronted the prime minister in Montreal during Quebec's Fete nationale holiday weekend appeared in court Monday and pleaded not guilty to one count of obstructing...
Sears Retirees Ask Court for Retailer's Remaining Funds for Pension Deficit
Sears retirees ask court for company funds--Sears Canada Inc. retirees want an Ontario court to award them the remaining roughly $135 million of the former department store chain's cash to help fund their pension shortfall.Some 18,000 Sears retirees...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(Toronto-Shooting) (Audio:002)Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders says he believes last night's mass shooting in downtown Toronto was not a random act, however, he also says it's too early in the investigation to speculate on a possible motive for...
Security Forces Scramble as Man Approaches Ceremonial Guard on Parliament Hill
Police subdue man during Hill ceremony--OTTAWA - A 24-year-old man was taken into custody Monday morning in connection with an incident during the traditional Changing of the Guard ceremony on Parliament Hill.The Defence Department said the incident...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(Toronto-Shooting)We know more about the man who allegedly went on a deadly shooting rampage in Toronto -- and one of his victims.The family of the man responsible for the shootings say 29-year-old Faisal Hussein suffered from severe mental health...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Toronto-Shooting) (Audio: 25)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has issued a message of support to the people of Toronto following a mass shooting that killed two people and wounded 12 others.Trudeau tweeted this morning that his thoughts are with everyone...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(Toronto-Shooting)The gunman in a Toronto shooting rampage has now been identified by Toronto police, and his family is painting a picture of a severely mentally ill man.Police say he was 29-year-old Faisal Hussain.He was found dead of a gunshot wound...
--Sixth NewsWatch-
---(Toronto-Shooting) (Audio: 24)There is chilling witness video of a man armed with a handgun making his way down a busy street in Toronto firing into restaurants and other businesses.Last night's mass shooting left two victims dead and 12 others wounded.One...
Soaring Temperatures, High Winds Could Worsen Fires in B.C.'S Southern Interior
Heat, wind mean trouble for B.C. fires--KELOWNA, B.C. - Officials in British Columbia's southern Interior say the warm temperatures and gusty winds in the forecast could spell the end of two days of relief from wildfires raging in the area.Jason Luciw...
SportsCall Audio 3:30 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 3:30 AM ET--NAT020 - (SPORTS-CAR-NASCAR-New-Hampshire) LOUDON, N.H. x-27s. (Brett McMillan) Kevin Harvick picks up another victory in his three-way battle with Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. for the Cup championship. (SOURCE:The Associated...
--Tenth NewsWatch-
---(Toronto-Shooting) (Audio: 87)Toronto police say the two people killed in last night's mass shooting were a 10-year-old girl and an 18-year-old woman.Police Chief Mark Saunders says 13 others aged 10 to 59 were wounded last night when a man dressed...
TFC's Inebriatti Supporters Group Takes Responsibility for Fiery Ottawa Display
TFC supporters group says it will behave better--Toronto FC's so-called Inebriatti supporters' group has taken responsibility for last week's fiery display in Ottawa during the Canadian Championship semifinal.The MLS club suspended all supporter privileges...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Monday, July 23
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Monday, July 23--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for July 23 as of 3:09 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 24
The Canadian Press News Agenda for July 24--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Tuesday, July 24 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 Prospects for Chinese Leadership in an Age of Upheaval
The prospects for Chinese leadership in an age of upheaval--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...
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