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Aimia Rejects US$180 Million Grupo Aeromexico Offer for PLM Stake
Aimia rejects Grupo Aeromexico offer for PLM stake--Aimia Inc. has rejected an unsolicited US$180-million offer by Mexican airline operator Grupo Aeromexico to buy the Montreal-based company's stake in their joint loyalty program PLM.The proposed transaction...
Atkins Says Jays Deeper after Trading Lefty Happ for MLB-Ready Position Players
Atkins says Jays deeper after Happ trade--Toronto general manager Ross Atkins says competitive baseball teams are increasingly less willing to part with top prospects when they tool up for a playoff run. So while the Blue Jays didn't get a blue-chip...
--Atlantic Update-
---(NS-Stock-Fraud)Sentences have been handed out in the Knowledge House stock fraud case after the longest criminal trial in Nova Scotia's historyDaniel Potter, former C-E-O of defunct tech firm, was sentenced to five years in prison, while the company's...
--Atlantic Update-
(NS-Cannabis)Nova Scotia's justice minister is defending the province's plan to sell recreational cannabis in existing liquor stores, despite critics who say it poses a public health risk.Mark Furey says the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation has a proven...
Auston Matthews: John Tavares Signing Takes Leafs to 'Next Level'
Tavares signing takes Leafs to 'next level'--TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs put up a franchise-best 49 wins last season, eventually losing in the first round of the playoffs for the second consecutive year, but with a second star lining up at centre...
BC Audio 1:45 PM ET
BC Audio 1:45 PM ET--BC02 - (AFN-Election)VANCOUVER. x-19s. Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett has told delegates to the annual gathering of the Assembly of First Nations that Canada must work toward upholding agreements signed with...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-AFN-Election)Perry Bellegarde says he plans to keep working closely with the federal and provincial governments to improve the quality of life for Indigenous peoples, after being re-elected national chief of the Assembly of First Nations yesterday...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Protesters-Evicted)Burnaby's city manager says unlawful structures, fires and overnight camping facilities at a pipeline protest camp need to go.Lambert Chu says the city will seek an order from the B-C Supreme Court empowering it to enforce...
Blayne Lastman Decides He Will Not Be a Candidate for Toronto Mayor
Blayne Lastman decides not to run for mayor--TORONTO - Blayne Lastman, the son of former Toronto mayor Mel Lastman, announced Thursday that he will not be seeking the city's top job, ending weeks of speculation that he would try to follow in his father's...
Blue Jays Borucki Thrilled for Potential Hometown Start against White Sox
Borucki thrilled for potential hometown start--TORONTO - Ryan Borucki couldn't help but smile at the thought of potentially pitching a major league game in the home stadium of the Chicago White Sox.That's something the Blue Jays left-hander has been...
Calgary UFC Bout Still Key for Alvarez, Poirier with McGregor Back in the Mix
Calgary a stepping stone for Alvarez, Poirier--CALGARY - Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez was relieved Conor McGregor avoided jail, even if it means a delay in reclaiming the belt.McGregor, who took the title from Alvarez in 2016, agreed...
Cameco: Uranium Prices Too Low to Restart McArthur River Mine Operation
Cameco: prices too low to restart mine--SASKATOON - Cameco Corp. had to lay off hundreds of employees at two uranium mining operations and its head office because the market remains oversupplied and prices are too low to restart idled production, Cameco...
Canada Must Be Held Accountable in Indigenous Decisions: Minister to Chiefs
Canada must be held accountable: minister--VANCOUVER - The federal government must "get out of the way" of First Nations in their efforts to bring about self-determination by ditching failed colonial policies and working with Aboriginal leaders to address...
Canadian Triathlete Tyler Mislawchuk Excited for Home Race in Edmonton
Mislawchuk excited to compete at home--EDMONTON - Tyler Mislawchuk is looking to turn things around at home.Mislawchuk, of Oak Bluff, Man., will be the fan favourite during the men's elite race Friday at the ITU World Triathlon Edmonton, the first of...
Canucks Owners Don't Plan to Fill Trevor Linden's Role: Jim Benning
No plans to fill Linden's role: Canucks GM--VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks' top brass say everyone is on the same page when it comes to re-building the team for the future.General manager Jim Benning said the club still wants to draft good players,...
Cashless Consumers Face Tipping Quandary for Over-the-Counter Service
When to tip for over-the-counter service--Consumers who pay with plastic for their coffee to go are increasingly finding themselves in a quandary as digital payment devices nudge them to add a tip of as much 30 per cent for counter service.Digital payment...
Casino Diplomacy: The Trump Game That Everyone Loses
Casino Diplomacy: The Trump game that everyone loses--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...
Celebrity Birthdays for July 26
Celebrity birthdays for July 26--Celebrity Birthdays for July 26:Actor Robert Colbert is 87.Songwriter-music producer-label executive Fred Foster (co-writer of "Me and Bobby McGee") is 87.Singer Darlene Love is 77.Singer Brenton Wood is 77.Singer Mick...
CEO, Lawyer Granted Bail Pending Appeal in Blockbuster Knowledge House Fraud
CEO, lawyer granted bail pending fraud appeal--HALIFAX - The mastermind and the enforcer of a sophisticated multimillion-dollar stock market scheme have been granted bail, a day after being sentenced to prison for conspiracy and fraud in one of the most...
Comedian Seth Rogen to Voice Announcements on Vancouver Public Transit
Seth Rogen voices Vancouver transit announcements--Vancouver commuters will soon hear the voice of a familiar funnyman on public transit telling them to keep their bags and dirty shoes off the seats.Actor and comedian Seth Rogen volunteered to be the...
Coming out of Its Shell: Owner IDs Tortoise Found Roaming Edmonton Streets
Large 11-kg tortoise identified by owner--EDMONTON - There was no sign of a hare when an 11-kilogram tortoise was found roaming free in Edmonton before he was eventually identified by its owner.The Animal Care and Control Centre says the tortoise was...
Dad Convicted in Toddler's Death Suffered from Battered Spouse Syndrome: Defence
Sentencing hearing for father guilty of manslaughter--WINNIPEG - A Manitoba man convicted of manslaughter in the death of his 21-month-old daughter said he did his best to be a father."I'm just a hardworking man," Daniel Williams said at a sentencing...
Eddie Van Hoof Named Head Coach for National Men's Artistic Gymnastics Team
Eddie Van Hoof hired by Gymnastics Canada--OTTAWA - Gymnastics Canada announced Thursday that Eddie Van Hoof has been hired as the new head national team coach for men's artistic gymnastics.Van Hoof previously served as the technical Director and head...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-US-Trade) (Audio: 104)Washington's trade czar maintains Canada poses a national security threat to the United States in the face of questions over steep tariffs on Canadian steel.U-S trade representative Robert Lighthizer was on Capitol Hill...
'Eighth Grade' Director Says Film's 14A Rating in Canada Reflects Ideal Audience
'Eighth Grade' director says teens can handle film--TORONTO - Bo Burnham, the director and writer of the indie darling "Eighth Grade," says teens and adults can handle the content in his acclaimed coming-of-age film, which tackles topics such as consent...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Drowned-Student) (Audio: 66)An Ontario teacher is facing a charge of criminal negligence causing death in last summer's drowning death of a 15-year-old Toronto high school student.Jeremiah Perry was on a school trip to Algonquin Park with other students...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Housing-CMHC)Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation says the housing sector remains highly vulnerable to market instability.It blames overvaluation and price acceleration in Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, and Hamilton, Ontario.It's the eighth straight...
Expulsion Order Carried out for Group of Hasidic Jews North of Montreal
Jewish 'school' north of Montreal shut down--MONTREAL - Most of the young, Hasidic Jewish men who were court-ordered out of homes they were renting in Quebec's Laurentian Mountains had left as of Thursday night, said the town's mayor.Denis Chalifoux...
Federal Auditor General to Dive into Contentious Fighter-Jet 'Capability Gap'
AG to examine fighter-jet 'capability gap'--OTTAWA - Canada's auditor general has started to dig into one of the Trudeau government's most contentious claims, upon which rests the fate of hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars: that the country is...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-US-Trade) (Audio: 116)Donald Trump is again bashing Canada on trade issues.The U-S President was on a swing earlier today through the farm belt of America's Midwest.He says things will get better for American farmers once his kind of trade deals...
--Fifth Newswatch-
---(Marijuana-Border) (Audio:003)The prospect of being banned for life from crossing the border into the United States has an immigration lawyer advising Canadians to be wary of the American marijuana business.Lawyer Len Saunders says he's been advising...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Toronto-Shooting-Vigil) (Audio:011)A stretch of Toronto's Danforth Avenue was packed with mourners as the community gathered for a candlelit vigil to honour 10-year-old Julianna Kozis, and 18-year-old Reese Fallon, who were killed in Sunday's shooting.Ontario...
Former Player Gina Kingsbury Takes over Women's Team at Hockey Canada
Kingsbury takes over Olympic women's team--CALGARY - Gina Kingsbury twice won Olympic hockey gold for Canada. She's now in charge of getting the country back atop the women's hockey podium.Kingsbury has taken over management of the women's national team...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-U-S Trade) (Audio: 115)U-S trade representative Robert Lighthizer is suggesting that tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum imports might go away once a new North American Free Trade Agreement is signed.He's told a Senate committee that for now,...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(Marijuana-Border) (Audio:002)A Vancouver businessman banned from crossing the border into the U-S because he invested in the American marijuana industry says he will apply for a special waiver in hopes of being permitted to travel stateside again.Sam...
Garrigus Leads in First Round of RBC Canadian Open as Play Is Suspended
Garrigus holds lead at Canadian Open--OAKVILLE, Ont. - As good as Robert Garrigus has been at the RBC Canadian Open, he thinks he could have been even better in Thursday's first round.The American shot a 9-under 63 to take the clubhouse lead. A rainstorm...
Gligic Returns Home to Glen Abbey, Fires First-Round 69 at RBC Canadian Open
Gligic fires a 3 under at RBC Canadian Open--OAKVILLE, Ont. - Michael Gligic has lined up hundreds of shots at Glen Abbey Golf Club.He played the course at least 100 times as a teenager under the tutelage of Sean Foley, long before the latter became...
Halifax Sets Stage for 'Groundbreaking' Review of Cornwallis Commemorations
Halifax sets stage for Cornwallis review--Halifax city hall has unveiled the special committee that will study how to commemorate the city's controversial founder -- a group co-chaired by a Mi'kmaq chief and an historian.The 10-member group announced...
Harris Hopes to Continue Recent Rushing Rampage in Rematch with Visiting Argos
Harris heads into big weekend on a tear--WINNIPEG - Andrew Harris is hoping to enjoy two big celebrations at Investors Group Field this weekend.The Winnipeg Blue Bombers running back is ready to pound out the yards to try for a second straight victory...
Hedley Frontman's Case on Sex Offences Put over to August
Hedley frontman's case put over to August--TORONTO - The case of rock star Jacob Hoggard, who faces three sex-related charges, was put over to next month after a brief court hearing in Toronto on Thursday.Hoggard, the frontman of the band Hedley, was...
High Court to Settle Dispute over Missing Professor's Pension Payments
Court to hear dispute over missing professor--OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada will decide whether an Ottawa university can reclaim almost $500,000 in pension payments to a professor who went missing before being found dead in the woods near his...
Hockey Superstar Sidney Crosby Honoured as Top N.S. Athlete of All Time
Crosby named top N.S. athlete of all time--HALIFAX - Acclaimed hockey superstar Sidney Crosby has another bullet point to add to his growing list of accolades, having been honoured as the top Nova Scotia athlete of all time at a gala dinner Thursday...
Hundreds Pack Toronto's Greektown Neighbourhood for Shooting Vigil
Hundreds attend vigil for Toronto shooting--TORONTO - A group of young girls clung to each other Wednesday evening in Toronto's Greektown, as they mourned a friend and teammate who was killed by a 29-year-old gunman just days earlier in the same neighbourhood.A...
In the News Today, July 26
In the news today, July 26--Five stories in the news for Thursday, July 26------HUNDREDS ATTEND TORONTO VIGILA group of young girls clung to each other Wednesday evening in Toronto's Greektown as they mourned a friend and teammate who was one of two...
John Oliver Says He Limits Trump Jokes, but Is Watching Canada-U.S. Trade War
John Oliver says he limits Trump jokes--BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - John Oliver told reporters Wednesday that he's put a stopwatch on Donald Trump."He's the gift that keeps on giving the way a fire hose keeps on giving, and you wish it would stop occasionally,"...
Latest Calf Born to Endangered Killer Whales Dies off British Columbia
Calf born to endangered whales dies off B.C.--VANCOUVER - A female killer whale was spotted in the waters off Vancouver Island for two days this week pushing the body of her newborn calf.Ken Balcomb, senior scientist at The Centre for Whale Research...
Letter Warns UNESCO about Olympic Impact in Banff National Park
UNESCO warned about Olympic impact on Banff--CALGARY - A Canadian environmental group wants a United Nations agency to warn the federal government about the possible impact of holding Winter Olympic events in Banff National Park.The Canadian Parks and...
Lighthizer Calls Canada National Security Threat in Defence of Steel Tariffs
U.S. trade rep calls Canada security threat--OTTAWA - The Trump administration's point man on trade called Canada a national security threat to the United States in the face of questions over steep tariffs on Canadian steel, and the American president...
Man Fatally Shot While Waiting at Stop Light in Toronto Was Targeted: Police
Toronto shooting victim targeted: police--TORONTO - Police say they believe a 24-year-old man who was shot as he waited at a red light on a busy Toronto street was targeted.Det. Sgt. Gary Giroux says Kevin Boakye was at an intersection in northwest Toronto...
Manitoba Government Eyes Private Air Services for Water Bombers, Air Ambulances
Manitoba government eyes private air services--WINNIPEG - The Manitoba government said Thursday it won't proceed with plans to privatize the province's air services unless bidders prove they can maintain the same level of service and safety, while also...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (16,455.73, up 34.97 points)Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Down nine cents, or 1.30 per cent,...
Mutated Strains of HIV in Saskatchewan Causing Illness Quicker: Study
Mutated strains of HIV circulating in Saskatchewan--AMSTERDAM - Research suggests mutated strains of HIV circulating in Saskatchewan are leading to faster-developing AIDS-related illnesses among Indigenous people.Physicians in the province are seeing...
National Audio 11:15 AM ET
National Audio 11:15 AM ET--NAT072 - (US-Trump-Media) (EXTENDED) WASHINGTON. x-26s. A C-N-N correspondent says she was barred from attending an open press event at the White House because of questions she asked the U-S president earlier in the day. Kaitlan...
National Audio 12:45 PM ET
National Audio 12:45 PM ET--NAT089 - (US-Turkey-Sanctions) WASHINGTON. x-15s. The Trump administration says the U-S will hit Turkey with "large sanctions" over a American pastor detained on terror and espionage charges. Vice President Mike Pence told...
National Audio 1:35 PM ET
National Audio 1:35 PM ET--NAT094 - (Cameco-Production-Suspensions) SASKATOON. x-09s. Saskatoon-based uranium producer Cameco is indefinitely extending production suspensions at its McArthur River and Key Lake operations and will lay off hundreds of...
National Audio 2:05 PM ET
National Audio 2:05 PM ET--NAT101 - (AFN-Election) VANCOUVER. x-15s. Newly re-elected Assembly of First Nations national Chief Perry Bellegarde and Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett both told the final day of the assembly's annual gathering...
National Audio 2:35 AM ET
National Audio 2:35 AM ET--NAT001 - (AFN-Election) UNDATED. x-29s. (Lori Paris) Perry Bellegarde has reclaimed his seat as national chief for the Assembly of First Nations. Bellegarde won 328 of the 522 votes in a second ballot, giving him just over...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT006 - (US-Flint-Water) FLINT, Mich. x-12s. A lawyer for Michigan's health director has urged a judge to resist public pressures and dismiss criminal charges arising from the Flint water scandal. The attorney general's office...
National Audio 3:25 PM ET
National Audio 3:25 PM ET--NAT110 - (Hedley-Arrest) TORONTO. x-33s. (Roger Ward) The case of rock star Jacob Hoggard (HOH'-gard), who faces three sex-related charges, has been put over to August 15th. (opens with and contains music) (SOURCE:The Canadian...
National Audio 3:35 AM ET
National Audio 3:35 AM ET--NAT014 - (US-Immigration-Separating-Families) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-30s. (Mark Remillard) Today is the deadline for the Trump administration to reunite thousands of migrant children with their families. (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT015...
National Audio 4:05 AM ET
National Audio 4:05 AM ET--NAT021 - (Sask-HIV-Study) AMSTERDAM, Netherlands. x-09s. A new study has shown that mutated strains of H-I-V are circulating in Saskatchewan leading to faster developing AIDS-related illnesses in the Indigenous population....
National Audio 4:05 PM ET
National Audio 4:05 PM ET--NAT111 - (Rogen-Vcr-Transit) UNDATED. x-06s. Vancouver commuters will soon hear the voice of a familiar funnyman on public transit telling them to keep their bags and dirty shoes off the seats. Actor and comedian Seth Rogen...
National Audio 4:35 PM ET
National Audio 4:35 PM ET--NAT116 - (Cda-US-Trade) PEOSTA, Iowa. x-16s. Donald Trump took more shots at Canada on trade again today. He's on a swing through the farm belt of America's Midwest. Trump says things will get better for American farmers once...
National Audio 4:45 AM ET
National Audio 4:45 AM ET--NAT028 - (ENT-TV-Jimmy-Kimmel-Live!) (EXTENDED) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HOLLYWOOD. x-32s. During his monologue Wednesday night on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," host Jimmy Kimmel joked about the fact that U-S President Donald Trump was...
National Audio 5:45 AM ET
National Audio 5:45 AM ET--NAT044 - (US-Congress-Immigration) WASHINGTON. x-30s. (Mike Gracia) The head of the U-S Department of Homeland Security tells lawmakers she is not a racist. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT045 - (US-Congress-Immigration)...
National Audio 8:55 AM ET
National Audio 8:55 AM ET--NAT059 - (China-US-Embassy-Explosion) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HONG KONG. x-23s. Chinese police say an explosion outside the U-S Embassy in Beijing was caused by a small homemade device wielded by a 26-year-old man who hurt only...
National Audio 9:05 PM ET
National Audio 9:05 PM ET--NAT136 - (US-California-Wildfires) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. x-03s. A wildfire authorities believe was sparked by arson has burned five homes and forced an entire forest town east of Los Angeles to evacuate....
National Audio 9:15 AM ET
National Audio 9:15 AM ET--NAT063 - (China-US-Embassy-Explosion) BEIJING. x-17s. Chinese police say an explosion outside the U-S Embassy in Beijing was caused by a small homemade device wielded by a 26-year-old man who hurt only himself. Photos on social...
New Oilsands Exploration Tech Leaves Forest Intact, to the Relief of the Caribou
New oil exploration tech leaves forest intact--CALGARY - A new seismic survey technology promises to eliminate the need for oilsands explorers to carve seismic lines into forests, good news for species such as the threatened woodland caribou that live...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-US-Trade) (Audio: 116)Donald Trump is doubling down on the decision to impose steep tariffs on Canadian steel.The U-S president -- in a campaign-style speech on a swing through the farm belt of America's Midwest -- is taking more shots at Canada...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(US-Facebook-Privacy-Scandal-Aftermath)Facebook shares plunged 19 per cent in early trading this morning, wiping out more than 100-billion dollars in market value.The social media giant appears to be heading for its worst trading day in its history.After...
N.L. Announces Agreement to Develop Deepwater Bay Du Nord Oil Project
N.L. announces deepwater oil development--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland and Labrador is a major step closer to developing its deepest offshore oil site at Bay du Nord, with the potential of billions in revenues and hundreds of jobs.Premier Dwight Ball...
Nova Scotia Announces $120-Million Surplus, despite Extra Spending
N.S. announces $120-million surplus--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia has tabled its final books for fiscal 2017-18, posting a net surplus of $120 million -- even after nearly $479 million in extra spending.The province said Thursday it had registered a surplus...
Nova Scotia Blames Bureaucrat, Restores Children's Dental-Cleaning Coverage
N.S. blames bureaucrat, restores kids' coverage--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's Liberal premier has moved to overrule an unidentified Health Department bureaucrat who ended provincial coverage of children's dental cleaning without clearing it with the political...
Nova Scotia Defends Controversial Plan to Sell Cannabis in Liquor Stores
N.S. defends plan to sell pot, booze together--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia is defending its unique cannabis retail scheme that will sell weed in existing liquor stores amid criticisms the arrangement poses a public health risk.A Halifax psychology professor...
Nova Scotia Premier to Discuss Trade Issues during Trip to Washington, D.C
N.S. premier to talk trade in Washington--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil says he will travel to Washington, D.C., on Monday to discuss potential American tariffs on cars and auto parts.McNeil says he will meet with officials at the United...
Officials Suspect Algal Toxins in Deaths of Three Dogs Who Played in N.B. River
Officials suspect algae in three dogs' deaths--FREDERICTON - Health officials are trying to determine what killed three dogs who suffered convulsions and vomiting almost immediately after playing in the Saint John River.New Brunswick's provincial veterinarian,...
Oilsands Companies Upbeat about Future as Q2 Results Reveal Gains and Setbacks
Oilsands players upbeat as Q2 results emerge--CALGARY - Higher oil prices and signs that pipelines will be built to take growing production to market are fuelling optimism among oilsands producers as they roll out second-quarter results.The brighter...
Ontario Formally Requests $200 Million from Feds to Deal with Asylum Seekers
Ontario sends feds formal request for $200M--OTTAWA - The Ontario government has formally requested $200 million from the federal government to cover costs associated with asylum seekers from the United States.Lisa MacLeod, Ontario's minister for children,...
--Ontario Update-
---(Asylum-Seekers)Ontario's P-C government has formally requested 200 million dollars from Ottawa to cover the cost of asylum seekers who are living in the province after entering from the U-S. Children, Community and Social Services Minister Lisa...
--Ontario Update-
---(Toronto-Shooting-Vigil)Hundreds of people packed Toronto's Danforth Avenue for another vigil last night to honour the victims of a shooting last Sunday.Young girls who were teammates of 10-year-old victim Julianna Kozis clung to each other and sobbed...
Penguins Great Mario Lemieux Puts $22-Million Quebec Chateau on the Market
Hockey icon Mario Lemieux puts Quebec chateau on market--MONTREAL - For sale: hockey great Mario Lemieux's massive 50-room Quebec summer home.The price of the six-year-old chateau-style Mont-Tremblant residence: $21,999,066, the last few dollars an ode...
Perry Bellegarde Re-Elected as Chief of Assembly of First Nations
Bellegarde re-elected as AFN national chief--VANCOUVER - Perry Bellegarde has reclaimed his seat as national chief for the Assembly of First Nations, in an election that also saw his challengers accuse the federal government of interference.Bellegarde...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory addition for Thursday, July 26, 2018. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists.ADDITION: AP coverage, US...
Prairie Audio 1:40 PM MT
Prairie Audio 1:40 PM MT----PR06 - (Mba-Air-Services)WINNIPEG. x-11s. The Manitoba government says it will proceed cautiously with plans to privatize the province's air services. The government recently put out a request for proposals from private firms...
--Prairie Update-
(Cameco-Mine-Suspensions)Cameco says it has extended production suspensions at its McArthur River and Key Lake uranium operations indefinitely.The company said last November that the closures were expected to last 10 months, but now says the uranium...
--Prairie Update-
(Mba-Air-Services)Manitoba's P-C government says it won't privatize the province's air services unless bidders prove they can provide the same level of service and safety as well as cut costs.The government has put out a request for proposals for private...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
---(Ont-Bee-Losses)The Ontario Beekeepers' Association is asking the province's new agriculture minister to review support programs to help beekeepers recover hive numbers in light of historically high losses.The group cited a report from the Canadian...
Prep-Business Report
---(Markets)Canada's main stock index rose on the strength of the energy sector, while U-S markets were mixed.The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index gained 34.97 points to 16,455.73.In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average advanced...
Prep-LifeWatch
---(Invictus-Team-Canada)Canada will field 40 athletes at this fall's Invictus Games being held in Sydney, Australia.The team will be comprised of 18 members of the Armed Forces and 22 veterans, who acquired an illness or a physical or mental health...
Pro-Gun Group Pursues Campaign against Firearms Advisory Committee Member
Pro-gun group pursues campaign against Polytechnique survivor--OTTAWA - After a recent setback, a pro-gun group is continuing its offensive against the survivor of a mass shooting by asking Ottawa to dismiss her as vice-president of its firearms advisory...
Psychiatric Body Warns against Stigmatizing Mentally Ill after Toronto Shooting
Psychiatric association warns against stigmatizing mentally ill--TORONTO - The man responsible for a deadly shooting in the heart of Toronto's Greektown may have struggled with mental illness, but the body representing the country's psychiatrists cautioned...
Quebec Dentists File Notice to Withdraw from Public System amid Contract Dispute
Quebec dentists file withdrawal notice--MONTREAL - Vowing to maintain public dental services in the province, Quebec's health minister said Thursday he would sign a ministerial decree to block dentists from withdrawing from the public health system amid...
Robert Lepage Announces Cancellation of 'Kanata' Project after Co-Producers Withdraw Support
Controversial 'Kanata' show cancelled--MONTREAL - A second project by famed Quebec director Robert Lepage has been cancelled following widespread criticism of content judged culturally insensitive."Kanata," a play about the relationship between whites...
Saskatchewan NDP Wants Government to Name Indigenous Children's Advocate
Saskatchewan NDP wants Indigenous children's advocate--REGINA - Saskatchewan's Opposition is calling on the provincial government to appoint an Indigenous children's advocate.NDP deputy leader Carla Beck says there must be an immediate change to ensure...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(Sask-HIV-Study) (Audio:021)Mutated strains of H-I-V are circulating in Saskatchewan leading to faster developing AIDS-related illnesses in the Indigenous population.That's according to a new study which looked at more than two-thousand strains of...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-US-Trade)The Trump administration's point man on trade has called Canada a national security threat to the U-S in the face of questions over tariffs on Canadian steel -- and the president himself has also doubled down on the decision.The White...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Drowned-Student)A 54-year-old Ontario teacher has been charged with criminal negligence causing death in the drowning of a student on a school trip.Fifteen-year-old Jeremiah Perry of Toronto was reported missing in Algonquin Park on July 4th of last...
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