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2018 NHL Pre-Season Schedule
2018 NHL Pre-season Schedule--NHL 2018 Pre-season ScheduleAll Times Eastern(ss _ split squad)Saturday, Sept. 15Boston vs. Calgary (at Shenzhen, China), 2:30 a.m.Sunday, Sept. 16Washington at Boston, 1 p.m. Philadelphia at N.Y. Islanders (at Uniondale,...
2018 QMJHL Pre-Season Schedule
2018 QMJHL pre-season schedule--2018 QMJHL pre-season schedule (all times Atlantic):Friday's resultMoncton at Kitchener (OHL)Thursday's resultsRouyn-Noranda 7 Drummondville 4Shawinigan 5 Blainville-Boisbriand 0Saturday's gameMoncton vs. North Bay (OHL)...
Advisory-Prairie-Calendar
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After Loss to TFC, Impact Look to Rebound against East-Leading Red Bulls
Impact eager to face first-place Red Bulls--MONTREAL - Even after a humbling loss in Toronto, Montreal Impact fullback Daniel Lovitz is eager to face the Eastern Conference-leading New York Red Bulls.The Impact (10-14-3) play host to the Red Bulls (17-6-4)...
Aimia Reaches Settlement Agreement in Aeroplan Expiry Class Action Case
Aimia settles Aeroplan class action case--Aimia Inc. has agreed to settle a nine-year-old lawsuit over the expiry of Aeroplan mileage points and the closure of dormant Aeroplan accounts -- setting the stage for a return of points to eligible members...
Alberta Projects $1B Deficit Drop, Says Pipeline Ruling Won't Derail Budget
Trans Mountain decision won't derail budget: Alberta--EDMONTON - Alberta's finance minister says the court decision putting the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion in legal limbo won't affect the long-term plan to rid the province of red ink by 2024.Joe...
Alleged Target of Toronto Playground Shooting That Injured 2 Girls Charged:police
Alleged playground shooting target charged--TORONTO - Police say the alleged target in a shooting at a Toronto playground that left two young girls injured is facing numerous charges.Investigators say the 26-year-old suspect was arrested Friday as officers...
A Look at the Canadian Football League at the Halfway Mark
A look at the CFL at the halfway mark--TORONTO - It's Labour Day weekend in the CFL, and for many, the unofficial start of the season.For some teams, it's an opportunity to begin their playoff push against a bitter rival. For others, it's time to start...
Atlantic Update
(PEI-Air-Canada-Guitar)A musician says he's been speechless and heartbroken by the treatment of a beloved guitar by Air Canada loading crew.Remi Claude Arsenault of P-E-I says the handmade Larrivee was wrecked by an airport forklift that left gaping...
--Atlantic Update-
---(Prison-Death-Probe)Nova Scotia's freedom of information commissioner says the province's Justice Department should release more information about the death of a man who overdosed on methadone while in a jail cell in the Halifax area.Twenty-three-year-old...
--Atlantic Update-
(NS-Cannabis-Bust)Police in northern Nova Scotia have busted an allegedly illegal cannabis dispensary.New Glasgow Regional Police and the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit carried out a search of Scotia Green in New Glasgow yesterday...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Trans-Mountain-Trudeau)Justin Trudeau says Ottawa remains committed to getting the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion built and also to its national climate-change plan.Both were put in jeopardy yesterday by the bombshell court ruling that overturned...
Blue Jays Trade Granderson to Brewers for Minor Leaguer Orimoloye
Blue Jays send Granderson to Brewers--TORONTO - The Toronto Blue Jays have sent outfielder Curtis Granderson to the Milwaukee Brewers for minor leaguer Demi Orimoloye, the team announced Friday.Granderson, 37, was hitting .243 with 11 home runs and 35...
Bradley Family Ties Loom Large Saturday but Toronto FC Focused on Earning 3 Points
It's a family affair at BMO Field Saturday--TORONTO - The complexities of father facing son played out this week in Michael Bradley's house ahead of Toronto FC's match against Los Angeles FC.LAFC are coached by Bob Bradley, Michael's father, and Saturday's...
Business News Advisory
Business News Advisory--Here are the CP Business Department's early 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 don't...
Canada Beats U.S. for Bronze in Extras at Women's Baseball World Cup
Canada wins bronze at women's baseball WCup--Veteran Ashley Stephenson came into the women's baseball World Cup with the mindset that the tournament could be her last as a player.Now that she's leaving with a bronze medal after a dramatic win over the...
Canadian Gingras Driving Horses in Pacing Derby, Maple Leaf Trot Events
Gingras driving horses in big Saturday races--Yannick Gingras is looking forward to Saturday night at Woodbine Mohawk Park for two important reasons.The driver from Sorel, Que., will have horses in the co-main events on the $1.7-million card. Gingras...
Canadian Midfielder Sophie Schmidt Gears Up for Big Year
Schmidt gears up for busy year--OTTAWA - Sophie Schmidt is ready for a big year on and off the soccer pitch.The Canadian national women's team midfielder, who figures to be one of the home side's key contributors in a friendly against Brazil on Sunday...
Canadian Natural Resources Acquires Joslyn Oilsands Project for $225 Million
CNQ acquires Joslyn oilsands project--CALGARY - Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. has signed a deal to buy the Joslyn oilsands project for $225 million from Total SA and its partners.Paris-based Total, which is Joslyn's operator, currently owns 38.25 per...
Canadian Pole Vaulter Shawn Barber Captures Bronze in Diamond League Final
Barber wins bronze in Diamond League Final--BRUSSELS - Canada's Shawn Barber won bronze in the pole vault at the Diamond League Final on Friday.The 24-year-old from Toronto cleared 5.83 metres on his first attempt, but missed his three attempts at 5.88....
Canadian Rod Spittle Enjoys Strong Start at Champions Tour Event in Calgary
Spittle enjoys strong start in Calgary--CALGARY - Canadian Rod Spittle is off to a solid start in his final PGA Tour Champions event.Spittle shot 4-under 66 in the opening round of the 54-hole Shaw Charity Classic event on Friday, putting him in a tie...
Cda-NAFTA-Talks-Update
Freeland stoic in face of Trump bombshell--WASHINGTON - With a Friday deadline looming, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is wearing her best poker face as U-S President Donald Trump's blunt assessment of the NAFTA talks lands with a thud on...
Celebrity Birthdays for Aug. 31
Celebrity birthdays for Aug. 31--Celebrity Birthdays for Aug. 31:Japanese monster movie actor Katsumi Tezuka ("Godzilla") is 106.Baseball Hall-of-Famer Frank Robinson is 83.Actor Warren Berlinger ("Operation Petticoat," ''The Joey Bishop Show") is 81.Drummer...
Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 2
Celebrity birthdays for Sept. 2--Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 2:Dancer-actress Marge Champion is 99.Jazz saxophonist Lee Gagnon is 84.Actor Derek Fowlds (TV: "Yes, Minister"; "Yes, Prime Minister") is 81.Former baseball commissioner Peter Ueberroth...
Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 3
Celebrity birthdays for Sept. 3--Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 3:Actress Pauline Collins is 78.Singer-guitarist Al Jardine of The Beach Boys is 76.Actress Valerie Perrine is 75.George Biondo, bass guitarist with Steppenwolf, is 73.Drummer Donald Brewer...
Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 4
Celebrity birthdays for Sept. 4--Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 4:Actress Mitzi Gaynor is 87.Actor Kenneth Kimmins ("Coach") is 77.Singer Merald "Bubba" Knight of Gladys Knight and the Pips is 76.TV personality Dr. Jan Pol ("The Incredible Dr. Pol") is...
Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 5
Celebrity birthdays for Sept. 5--Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 5:Comedian-actor Bob Newhart is 89.Actress-singer Carol Lawrence is 86.Baseball Hall-of-Famer Bill Mazeroski is 82.Actor George Lazenby is 79.Actor William Devane is 79.Actress Raquel Welch...
Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 6
Celebrity birthdays for Sept. 6--Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 6:Comedian JoAnne Worley is 83.Country singer David Allan Coe is 79.Singer-bassist Roger Waters (Pink Floyd) is 75.Actress Swoosie Kurtz is 74.Comedian-actress Jane Curtin is 71.Country singer...
Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 7
Celebrity birthdays for Sept. 7--Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 7:Jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins is 88.Soul singer-songwriter Latimore is 79. Singer Gloria Gaynor is 75.Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin is 75.Singer Alfa Anderson of Chic...
Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 8
Celebrity birthdays for Sept. 8--Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 8:Ventriloquist Willie Tyler (with Lester) is 78.Actor Alan Feinstein is 77.U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is 77.Singer Sal Valentino of The Beau Brummels is 76.Dean Daughtry, keyboardist...
City of Kingston Seeks Public Input on Sir John A. Macdonald's Legacy
Kingston wants public input on John A. Macdonald--The Ontario city where Sir John A. Macdonald lived and worked for years is launching public consultations on the legacy of Canada's first prime minister in light of heightened scrutiny over his treatment...
Commissioner Calls for End to Secrecy in Death of Man in Halifax-Area Jail Cell
Review calls for end to secrecy in jail death--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's freedom of information commissioner has recommended that details of a probe into a 23-year-old man's death in a Halifax-area jail cell be made public.Catherine Tully says in an Aug....
CORRECTION-Tenth NewsWatch
---Stations: Please substitute the following for the story slugged (Air-Canada-Guitar) at the bottom of the Tenth NewsWatch.(Corrects to say guitarist is from P-E-I, not Nova Scotia)---(Cda-NAFTA-Talks) (Audio: P05):The NAFTA talks continue in Washington,...
CRTC Reverses Decision to Slash Canadian Programming Requirements
CRTC reverses Canadian programming decision--TORONTO - Canadian entertainment associations are applauding the reversal of a decision that would have decreased the amount private-sector television groups are required to spend on Canadian programming.The...
DeVone Claybooks Returns to Calgary Stampeders after Diabetes Diagnosis
DeVone Claybrooks returns to Stampeders--CALGARY - Back on the football field after a diabetes scare, Calgary Stampeders defensive co-ordinator DeVone Claybrooks says he's not the only one keeping a watchful eye on his health."My mom is here running...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-NAFTA-Talks) (Audio: P06)The country's top trade negotiator says she's confident Canada can reach a deal with the United States on a revamped North American free trade agreement.Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland spoke to reporters in...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-NAFTA-Talks) (Audio: P02)There's been a change in tone among the players in the NAFTA talks in Washington.The U-S Trade Representative says Canada has made no concessions to the United States on the thorny issue of dairy access.And Canadian officials...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Cda-NAFTA-Talks) (Audio: P06)With Canadian officials playing down the prospects of reaching a new NAFTA deal today in Washington, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he's hopeful negotiators can make more progress.But there's been a bombshell dropped...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Friday, Aug. 31
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Fabbri Eager to Prove Himself Again with Blues after Consecutive Knee Injuries
Blues' Fabbri eager to prove himself again--TORONTO - Robby Fabbri takes a few quick strides before pinging a shot in off the post. The sequence comes not long after he accelerates past an opponent for a breakaway.In between, the St. Louis Blues winger...
Families Gather for 20th Swissair Anniversary: 'The Only Grave I Have to Visit'
Families gather for 20th Swissair anniversary--HALIFAX - For Adrienne Carter, it still seems like yesterday that her phone rang in the middle of the night, waking her to an unimaginable horror playing out far from her New Jersey home.The 2 a.m. call...
Federal Panel Calls for Tax Rule Overhaul, New Spending to Finance Social Groups
Panel urges new fund, rules for social groups--OTTAWA - A government-struck panel is telling the Liberals that federal coffers should dole out hundreds of millions in new spending to unleash unconventional ways of financing key social services.The expert...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-NAFTA-Talks)Canada's chief NAFTA negotiator says "We're not there yet."In a news conference at the Canadian embassy in Washington this afternoon, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says a "win-win-win" deal is still possible.But she says...
--Fifth Newswatch-
---(Cda-NAFTA-Talks)It's decision day for NAFTA negotiators in Washington -- at least according to U-S President Donald Trump.Today is the day Trump has set as the deadline for Canada to join the deal reached between the U-S and Mexico, which the president...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Trans-Mountain-Court-Alta)Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is pulling her province out of the federal climate plan following a court decision striking down approval of the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.Notley calls the ruling a national...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-NAFTA-Talks) (Audio: P10) (WATCH FOR DATING)U-S president Donald Trump has notified Congress that in 90 days, his administration intends to sign a trade agreement with Mexico and Canada --- if Canada decides to join in.The message was sent after...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(Cda-NAFTA-Talks)Trade officials will be back at work this morning in Washington as U-S President Donald Trump's deadline to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement has arrived.The U-S and Mexico reached a tentative deal on Monday, and...
Health-Lifestyles News as of 4 P.M. Friday, Aug. 31
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Inconsistent Eskimos Look to Pull Together for Rare Labour Day Win at Calgary
Eskimos have work cut out for them at McMahon--EDMONTON - Beating the Calgary Stampeders on their home turf in the Labour Day Classic hasn't been easy at the best of times for the Eskimos, and recent weeks haven't exactly been optimal for Edmonton going...
In the News Today, Aug. 31
In the news today, Aug. 31--Seven stories in the news for Friday, Aug. 31------FREELAND: DECISION-MAKING TIME ON NAFTAForeign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says the time has come for high-level decisions on the future of NAFTA. Freeland has been...
Investigation Finds 'No Evidence' Wavelength Music Co-Founder Created Hostile Work Environment
Wavelength Music co-founder to return--TORONTO - Organizers at the Wavelength Music concert series in Toronto say they're reinstating co-founder Jonathan Bunce after finding no evidence he created a hostile work environment.The Wavelength Music Board...
Judge Expects to Rule Quickly on Toronto Challenge of Council-Cutting Bill
Judge to rule quickly on Toronto challenge of council-cutting bill--TORONTO - A judge hearing Toronto's legal challenge of the province's decision to cut the size of city council says the case hinges on whether the Ontario government's actions violate...
K. Trevor Wilson on Success and Not Having to Worry about His Next Paycheque
K. Trevor Wilson isn't worried about his next paycheque--TORONTO - Canada has produced some of the finest comedians working today, many of whom got their start in standup. Jim Carrey, Howie Mandel, Norm Macdonald and Russell Peters all launched their...
Lululemon Stock Surges Following Q2 Earnings and Adjustments to Forecast
Lululemon stock surges following Q2 earnings--VANCOUVER - Lululemon Athletica Inc.'s stock surged more than 15 per cent in the wake of the company's second-quarter profit which nearly doubled compared with a year ago.The Vancouver-based athletic apparel...
Man Dies in Hospital after Confrontation with Police in Northeast Calgary
Man dies after police shooting in Calgary--Calgary police say a man possibly suffering a mental health crisis has died in hospital following a confrontation with officers early Friday morning.Police say they were called to a gym in the city's northeast...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (16,262.88, down 108.67 points)Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up one cent or one per cent to...
Musician Mourns His Vintage, Handmade Guitar Stabbed by Airport Forklift
Vintage guitar stabbed by airport forklift--It's a one-of-a-kind guitar, an instrument so beloved musician Remi Claude Arsenault calls it his "best friend."So when the musician's vintage 1978 instrument was given to him at the Charlottetown airport last...
National Audio 10:35 PM ET
National Audio 10:35 PM ET--NAT128 - (Churchill-Rail-Line) SINGAPORE. x-16s. A deal has been reached to sell and repair a broken rail line that is the only land link for the northern Manitoba town of Churchill. The community on Hudson Bay has been isolated...
National Audio 11:25 AM ET
National Audio 11:25 AM ET--NAT067 - (US-Aretha-Franklin-Funeral) DETROIT. x-08s. Aretha Franklin is dressed in a sparkling full-length gold dress with sequined heels for her final outfit. Mourners got a glimpse of the Queen of Soul before her funeral...
National Audio 11:55 AM ET
National Audio 11:55 AM ET--NAT075 - (Business-Minute) TORONTO. x-60s. (Roger Ward) The Canadian Press Midday Business Minute. (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)--CORRECTION NAT072 - (Elxn-Que-Supply-Management) (REMOVES REPEATED LINE IN BODY) LONGUEUIL, Que....
National Audio 1:15 PM ET
National Audio 1:15 PM ET--NAT081 - (Elxn-Que-Supply-Management) LONGUEUIL, Que. x-25s. Quebec's political class is speaking with a united voice in favour of supply management as the issue is hotly debated at the negotiating table for a new North American...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT002 - (US-Trump) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) EVANSVILLE, Ind. x-18s. After a challenging week, U-S President Donald Trump took to the campaign trail to help a fellow Republican in the competitive Indiana Senate race. He also took...
National Audio 4:05 AM ET
National Audio 4:05 AM ET--NAT023 - (US-Trump) UNDATED. x-42s. (Jackie Quinn) U-S President Trump, at a campaign rally for an Indiana Senate candidate, pressed his case for sending more Republicans to Congress. (WA) (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT024...
National Audio 4:05 PM ET
National Audio 4:05 PM ET--NAT094 - (Trans-Mountain-Future) VANCOUVER. x-21s. Experts say the Federal Court of Appeal's decision to quash Canada's approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion will likely delay the project for years. The court ruled...
National Audio 4:35 AM ET
National Audio 4:35 AM ET--NAT031 - (ENT-MUSIC-Billie-Eilish) CHICAGO. x-15s. Billie Eilish (EYE'-lish) will not have her first album out until probably next year, yet she's confident she can fill a set list as a headliner. ("..it's really cool.") (SOURCE:The...
National Audio 4:55 PM ET
National Audio 4:55 PM ET--NAT103 - (Business-Minute) TORONTO. x-60s. (Adam Burns) The Canadian Press Afternoon Business Minute. (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)--NAT099 - (Trans-Mountain-Alta) EDMONTON. x-10s. Alberta's finance minister says the court decision...
National Audio 5:35 AM ET
National Audio 5:35 AM ET--NAT036 - (US-McCain) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-25s. (Andy FIeld) Arizona Senator John McCain is receiving a rare honour at the U-S Capitol today. A-B-C's Andy Field has details from Washington. (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT037 -...
National Audio 8:55 AM ET
National Audio 8:55 AM ET--NAT060 - (US-Aretha-Franklin-Funeral) DETROIT. x-13s. Aretha Franklin's body has arrived at a Detroit church where her funeral is being held Friday. Fans have been lined up for hours outside the Greater Grace Temple awaiting...
'Never Advised:' Manitoba Premier Penalized for Unpaid Back Taxes in Costa Rica
Manitoba premier owed property tax in Costa Rica--WINNIPEG - Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister has been penalized for taxes owing on his vacation home in Costa Rica.Pallister said he failed to update the evaluation of his property as required by Costa...
New Brunswick Election Campaign: Parties Fighting over Chocolate Milk
N.B. parties fighting over chocolate milk--FREDERICTON - A unique election issue has emerged in New Brunswick: chocolate milk.The province's Liberal government introduced a much-derided ban on chocolate milk and other sugary drinks and snacks from being...
News from the New Brunswick Campaign Trail
News from the New Brunswick campaign trail--FREDERICTON - (NB-Election)The New Brunswick government's bid to promote healthy snacks and drinks has emerged as an issue on the campaign trail.When the Liberal government under Premier Brian Gallant introduced...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-NAFTA-Talks) (Audio: P13)There's a pause in high-level talks aimed at reaching a new trade deal between Canada and the United States.Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says the negotiations will resume next Wednesday.Freeland told a news...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-NAFTA-Talks)Don't expect an imminent trade deal.That's what Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is indicating at the trade talks in Washington to get a new North American deal.Today is the deadline set by U-S President Donald Trump.Freeland...
Nova Scotia Gives Up Attempts to Find Buyer for Failed Wind Tower Plant
N.S. gives up on sale of former wind plant--HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia government has given up on attempts to find a buyer for one of Atlantic Canada's largest industrial sites.In a news release, Business Minister Geoff MacLellan says for more than two...
Nurse Coming off Excellent WNBA Season That Too Few Young Girls Got to Watch
Nurse worries about anonymity of WNBA--TORONTO - Kia Nurse glammed it up on the red carpet at last week's iHeartRadio MMVAs. She spent a day last month inspiring a group of young women at a downtown Toronto court that Nike had dressed up with a huge...
Ontario Man Accused of Helping Foreigners Slip into U.S. through Railway Tunnel
Ontario man accused of smuggling foreigners into U.S.--A man accused of smuggling foreigners from Canada into the U.S. through an underground railway tunnel has been arrested and faces multiple charges, American officials said.Juan Antonio Garcia-Jimenez,...
Ontario Moves Ahead with Plan to Take over Toronto's Subway System
Ontario moves ahead with Toronto subway plan--TORONTO - The Ontario government is moving ahead with a plan to take over Toronto's subway system, appointing a special adviser to help develop the best approach for the move.Michael Lindsay, who has worked...
Ontario's Basic Income Pilot to End March 2019
Ontario's basic income pilot to end March 2019--TORONTO - Thousands of people participating in Ontario's basic income pilot will receive their last payment on March 31, 2019, the province says, but an anti-poverty activist says the six-month wind down...
--Ontario Update-
---(Toronto-Council-Cut)The Ontario government and Toronto are facing off in court today over the province's move to cut the size of the city's council ahead of a municipal election.The legislation introduced earlier this month reduces Toronto council...
Ottawa Appoints Seven New Judges in Ontario
New judges appointed in Ontario--TORONTO - The federal government has appointed seven new judges in Ontario.They include a former criminal lawyer, a former Crown prosecutor and a former counsel to a child welfare agency.The appointments come as the justice...
Parliament Audio 11:55 AM ET
Parliament Audio 11:55 AM ET--P05 - (Cda-NAFTA-Talks) WASHINGTON. x-24s. Canadian and American negotiators are showing few signs of budging on their most-stubborn NAFTA positions as the clock winds down towards Donald Trump's Friday deadline to renegotiate...
Parliament Audio 5:35 PM ET
Parliament Audio 5:35 PM ET--P15 - (Cda-NAFTA-Talks) UNDATED. x-34s. (Terry Pedwell) Trade talks between Canada and the United States aimed at reaching a new North American Free Trade Agreement are taking a break over the long weekend and are set to...
PM Determined to Build Pipeline, Tackle Climate Change despite Court Ruling
PM says pipeline to be built "the right way"--OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau is standing firm on his government's commitment to build the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and to its national climate-change plan -- both of which were put in jeopardy by a bombshell...
Prairie Audio 2:20 PM MT
Prairie Audio 2:20 PM MT----PR06 - (Calgary-Police-Shooting)CALGARY. x-06s. Police in Calgary say a man has died in hospital after he was shot with a service pistol early this morning. Officers were initially called following reports of an altercation...
--Prairie Update-
(Trans-Mountain-NEB)The National Energy Board has ordered construction on the Trans Mountain pipeline to stop, a day after the Federal Court of Appeal quashed the approval of the project and nullified the NEB certificate.In the absence of a certificate,...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
---(Sask-Harvest)Saskatchewan farmers have been making good progress on harvest in the past week.Agriculture minister David Marit says the latest crop report shows harvest is 27 per cent complete, up from 16 per cent last week.It ranges from five per...
Prep-Business Report
---(Markets)Toronto's main stock index dropped more than 100 points as Canada and the U-S failed to reach a trade agreement by President Donald Trump's self-imposed deadline today.The S&P/TSX composite index shed 108.67 points to 16,262.88.In New...
Quebec Political Parties Announce Common Front in Favour of Supply Management
Quebec parties united on supply management--LONGUEUIL, Que. - The leaders of Quebec's main political parties spoke in unison Friday to defend supply management and send a message to federal negotiators as they held free-trade talks with their U.S. counterparts...
RCMP Postpone Dive on Saskatchewan Plane Wreck until Winter When Lake Is Frozen
Dive on plane wreck delayed until winter--BUFFALO NARROWS, Sask. - Mounties say efforts to reach a decades-old plane wreck at the bottom of a Saskatchewan lake have been thwarted by strong winds and they'll wait until winter before making another try.RCMP...
RFAs Nylander, Nurse, Morrissey Still Unsigned with NHL Camps Less Than 2 Weeks Away
Nylander, Nurse, Morrissey remained unsigned--Maple Leafs winger William Nylander has said he wants a long-term contract from Toronto. Oilers defenceman Darnell Nurse indicated this week he doesn't mind if he gets a bridge deal or one that stretches...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(Trans-Mountain-Court-Alta)Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is calling on the feds to properly consult with Indigenous peoples and call an emergency session of Parliament to fix the process so that the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion can be built.The...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-NAFTA-Talks) (Audio: P13)Canada's effort to get back into the North American free-trade fold has fallen short of its end-of-week deadline.After a week of intense negotiations with her American counterpart, Canada's chief NAFTA negotiator says...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Cda-NAFTA-Talks) (Audio: P01)It's "D" day for a trade deal to replace NAFTA.Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has headed into talks this morning saying she is looking forward to hearing what U-S Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has...
Shapovalov out in Third Round at US Open after Loss to Fifth Seed Anderson
Milos Raonic advances to fourth round--NEW YORK - Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov is out of the U.S. Open, while veteran Milos Raonic is moving on to the fourth round.The 19-year-old Shapovalov dropped a hard-fought, five-set loss in the third round...
Shoppers, Workers, Return to Toronto Mall Where Shooting Took Place
Shoppers, workers return to Toronto mall where shooting took place--TORONTO - Shoppers and employees returned Friday to a popular Toronto mall where a shooting triggered a frantic evacuation a day earlier, while police continued to search for multiple...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-NAFTA-Talks) (Audio: P15)U-S President Donald Trump has notified Congress he intends to sign a trade agreement in 90 days with Mexico and Canada -- if Ottawa decides to join in.The message was sent after NAFTA talks with Ottawa failed to produce...
--Sixth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-NAFTA-Talks)Officials were expected to return to negotiations this morning to get a trade deal with the U-S and Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement.Talks were coming to a head yesterday to meet a deadline of today set by...
--Sportsbreak--
---Canadians Denis Shapovalov (DEN'-ihs SHAP'-oh-VAHL'-ahf) and Milos Raonic (MEE'-lohsh RAH'-ah-nitch) face their stiffest competition yet today at the U-S Open. The 28th-ranked Shapovalov plays fifth-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa in third-round...
SportsCall Audio 2:50 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 2:50 AM ET--NAT019 - (SPORTS-GLF-Dell-Technologies) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NORTON, Mass. x-18s. Tiger Woods says 2018 has been one of his best years on the P-G-A Tour. Woods hasn't won any events, but he says he has accomplished more than...
Tax Lawyer's Appointment as Judge Increases Diversity on Nova Scotia Courts
Judicial appointment adds to N.S. diversity--HALIFAX - A veteran tax litigator of Caribbean descent has been appointed to Nova Scotia's Supreme Court, increasing the diversity of the province's courts.John Bodurtha was appointed by federal Justice Minister...
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