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Articles from September 19, 2018

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2018-19 QMJHL Preview: Josh Lawrence Excited for Opportunity with Sea Dogs
Lawrence ready to be part of Saint John rebuild--TORONTO - Josh Lawrence had a plan laid out -- play junior-A hockey as a 16-year-old, then go to the NCAA in 2020.It didn't take him very long to change his mind, though, once he saw what the Saint John...
2018 CFL Players of the Week/Month List
2018 CFL Players of the Week/Month List--Players of the week and month for the 2018 season, as announced by the Canadian Football League:Players of the WeekWeek 14 _ 1. William Powell, RB, Ottawa Redblacks; 2. Anthony Orange, DB, B.C.Lions; 3. Reggie...
ADVISORY-B-C Calendar
Here is Wednesday's B.C. calendar:(ADDS: 2 p.m. demonstrations in Coquitlam and Nanaimo)CHILLIWACK - Next date for Sean McKenzie, charged with the first-degree murder of Belgian tourist Amelie Sakkalis, whose body was found near Boston Bar on Aug. 22....
Advisory-Prairie-Calendar
Good Morning! The early editor for the Prairie region at The Canadian Press Edmonton is Ken Trimble. Your queries and contributions are welcome. Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba stations call 780-428-6107 and press zero to reach the newsroom. Edmontons...
America Needs More, Not Fewer, Migrant Workers
America needs more, not fewer, migrant workers--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...
Andrew Scheer Tells Trudeau to Invite Energy East 'Back to the Table'
Scheer raises abandoned Energy East project--OTTAWA - Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says if the Liberal government is serious about developing the energy sector and getting oil resources to market, it will re-engage in discussions with TransCanada...
A Timeline of Events in the Toronto Council-Cutting Saga
Timeline of the Toronto council-cutting story--TORONTO - A timeline of events in the battle between the Ontario government and Toronto over the size of the city's council.July 27, 2018: Premier Doug Ford announces plans to slash the number of Toronto...
Atlantic Audio 4:05 PM AT
Atlantic Audio 4:05 PM AT--AT02 - (NS-Gender-Identification)HALIFAX. x-13s. Nova Scotians who don't exclusively identify as male or female will have the option of choosing 'X' on their birth certificates under changes proposed by the province. Service...
--Atlantic Update-
---(NS-Tagged-Shark)Researchers say they will be able to better understand shark movements off Canada's east coast after tagging a great white off Nova Scotia.But the data collected from the archival tag on the three-metre juvenile male shark won't be...
--Atlantic Update-
---(NL-School-Irritant)Police say about 15 to 20 students at a St. John's high school had to be treated by paramedics today after they were hit by an aerosol irritant.The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary says at least one student at Prince of Wales Collegiate...
BC Audio 3:05 PM ET
BC Audio 3:05 PM ET--BC02 - (Overdose-Technology)VANCOUVER. x-14s. A Vancouver co-operative is developing a computer app and other digital tools with an aim to help prevent overdose deaths. Brave Technology is the only Canadian participant among 12 companies...
B.C. Judge Tiptoes through Divorce Assets of Decades-Long Cannabis Grow-Op
B.C. judge divides assets in pot grow-op divorce--VANCOUVER - Mr. and Mrs. Smith "lived well."Their "very successful family business," illegally growing and selling marijuana for two decades, gained them properties in British Columbia, California, Mexico,...
--B-C Update-
---(BC-Marijuana-Raid)Vancouver police say their controversial seizure of cannabis products from a program that offers pot to heroin addicts has been mis-characterized as a raid.Police issued a news release today saying the operator of the High Hopes...
Beavers May Have Caused Fatal Train Derailment in Manitoba: Safety Board
Beavers may have caused fatal derailment: TSB--THOMPSON, Man. - A Transportation Safety Board investigator says beavers may have contributed to the train derailment in northern Manitoba that left one railway worker dead and another injured.The train...
Calgary Police Investigate Art Gallery Heist, Works Worth $500,000 Stolen
Calgary police investigate art gallery heist--CALGARY - Police are investigating a Calgary art gallery heist in which thieves made off with works worth about $500,000.Investigators say last May the suspects used a saw to cut through the doors of the...
Canadian Owner Brad Grant Close to Winning Pacing Triple Crown with Stay Hungry
Grant close to winning Pacing Triple Crown--DELAWARE, Ohio - A terrific 2018 harness-racing season could get even better for Canadian Brad Grant.The trucking magnate from Milton, Ont., watched his filly, Atlanta, win the Hambletonian on Aug. 4. Three...
Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 19
Celebrity birthdays for Sept. 19--Celebrity Birthdays for Sept. 19:Author Roger Angell is 98.Host James Lipton (TV: "Inside the Actors Studio") is 92. Actress Rosemary Harris is 91.Actor David McCallum ("The Man From U.N.C.L.E.") is 85.Singer Bill Medley...
'Chien De Garde' Gets Canada's Oscar Nod in Category of Best Foreign Language Film
'Chien de garde' gets Canada's Oscar nod--MONTREAL - A Quebec filmmaker whose first feature was selected Wednesday to represent Canada in the Oscars' foreign-language film category says the choice should be a boost for the country's female directors."I'm...
Coalition Candidates Rally Behind Leader Ahead of Final Quebec Debate
Lighter schedules ahead of final Quebec debate--MONTREAL - With Coalition Avenir Quebec Leader Francois Legault on the sidelines ahead of Thursday's crucial final debate, it was left to a collection of prominent candidates to rally behind him Wednesday.Legault...
Defence: Man Should Be Found Guilty of Second-Degree Murder in Woman's Death
Defence lawyer: man guilty of second-degree murder--CALGARY - A lawyer for a man on trial for first-degree murder in the death of a Calgary mother of four says Curtis Healy should be found guilty of second-degree murder instead.A jury heard evidence...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-NAFTA-Talks-Progress)Mexico still wants Canada to be a part of a new three-way trade deal with the U-S -- that is according to a source familiar with how negotiations have progressed to this point.Rumours of tensions between Canada and Mexico...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Toronto-Council-Cut)Toronto voters will be choosing a 25-member city council next month.The Ontario government has been successful in winning a stay of a court ruling that scrapped its plan to cut city council in the middle of the municipal election...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(NAFTA-Talks)Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland emerged from about a 90-minute meeting with the U-S trade representative to say negotiators have files to review before they sit down again this afternoon.Freeland says her meeting with Robert...
Elizabeth Hay among Finalists for Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction
Writers' Trust non-fiction prize reveals short list--TORONTO - Acclaimed author Elizabeth Hay is among the finalists for this year's Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction.The Ottawa-based novelist, who won the 2002 Writers' Trust Engel/Findley...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.m Wednesday, Sept. 19
Entertainment News Advisory--Good afternoon from the Canadian Press entertainment department!Advisories will typically hit the wire around 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. ET and will also be sent to editors by email. Questions can go to ------WHAT WE'RE TALKING ABOUT...
Erin Weir Asking for External Body to Review Harassment Investigation
Erin Weir wants appeal of harassment probe--OTTAWA - Saskatchewan MP Erin Weir says he wants an external appeal of the harassment investigation about him earlier this year, arguing he was not afforded due process.Weir is requesting an outside authority...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(NAFTA-Talks) (Audio: P12)The head of UNIFOR says the Canadian negotiating team has made major inroads in the latest round of NAFTA talks -- and feels those efforts shouldn't be wasted because of petty politics.Jerry Dias says Canada has made particular...
--Fifth Newswatch-
---(NAFTA-Talks)Canada's top NAFTA envoy is back in Washington in search of a way to bridge the divide that's keeping Canada out of an updated North American Free Trade Agreement.Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland flew back to the U-S capital...
FILM-Michael-Moore
Michael Moore plots Canadian escape under Trump--TORONTO - Michael Moore has an escape plan if things go awry following the release of his latest politically charged documentary.The progressive provocateur says he'll move to Canada to escape potential...
--First NewsWatch-
---(NAFTA-Talks)Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is back in Washington to resume high-level efforts to forge an updated version of the continental trade pact.Talks will resume this morning, a day after a prominent ally of U-S President Donald...
Forestry Companies Fall as U.S. Housing Stats Show Potential Slowing Demand
Forestry stocks fall on downgrade, U.S data--TORONTO - Shares in several major Canadian forestry companies closed down Wednesday after an analyst downgrade and lower-than expected building permits for the crucial U.S. housing sector.CIBC analyst Hamir...
Former Heisman Trophy Winner Manziel Back under Centre for Alouettes
Manziel back under centre for Alouettes--Johnny Football is back as a CFL starter.Johnny Manziel will be under centre -- again -- Friday night when the Montreal Alouettes visit the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Manziel hasn't played since suffering a concussion...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-NAFTA-Talks-Progress)The U-S has backed down from its contentious Buy American demands for lucrative procurement projects in the NAFTA renegotiation.The Canadian Press has also learned that Mexico and Canada are each taking credit for standing...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(NAFTA-Talks)Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is back in Washington, where she will be joined at the NAFTA negotiating table again today by U-S Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.Freeland says despite a Republican congressman's claim...
Good Time to Be Basketball fan:Grunwald to Take That Message to Corporate Canada
Grunwald hopes to get corporations on board--TORONTO - Canada's women's basketball team is a legitimate medal contender at the World Cup that tips off on Saturday. Canada's men's team is in the thick of its own World Cup qualifying, and could field a...
Higher Crude Oil Prices Pushes the Canadian Dollar High; TSX Essentially Flat
Loonie helped as crude oil hits two-month high--TORONTO - The Canadian dollar was pushed to its highest level in September on Wednesday after crude oil prices hit a two-month peak.The November crude contract was up $1.18 to US$70.77 per barrel, just...
'I'm No Quitter' on Climate Change Issues, McKenna Says at G7 Ministers Meeting
'I'm no quitter' on climate change: McKenna--HALIFAX - Canada's environment minister said she's no "quitter" despite calls Wednesday from David Suzuki for her to resign and a G7 meeting that didn't shift her American counterpart's firm opposition to...
Inquiry Hears of Quebec-N.L. Tensions over Churchill River Energy
Inquiry hears of Quebec-N.L. tensions--HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. - The Muskrat Falls inquiry has been told that Quebec's hold on the Churchill River's resources has long blocked Newfoundland and Labrador from accessing elusive energy markets.Historian...
In the News Today, Sept. 19
In the news today, Sept. 19--Five stories in the news for Wednesday, Sept. 19------NAFTA TALKS RESUME AS DEADLINE LOOMSForeign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is back in Washington -- and back in search of a way to bridge the divide that's keeping...
Judge to Weigh Impairment versus Inattention in Deadly Alberta Crash
Drunk, not sober, at crash site: Crown--RED DEER, Alta. - A Crown prosecutor says the actions of an Alberta woman who has pleaded not guilty in a fatal drunk-driving crash last year were those of a person who was impaired by alcohol.Ann Siford summed...
Judge Upholds University's Right to Rescind Master's Degree over Plagiarism
University of Calgary allowed to rescind master's degree--CALGARY - An Alberta judge says the University of Calgary can rescind a master's degree awarded to a student 15 years ago before allegations he plagiarized parts of his thesis. John Measor was...
Lawsuit over Solitary Confinement in Ontario Jails Certified as Class Action
Inmate isolation suit certified as class action--TORONTO - A lawsuit alleging the Ontario government violated the rights of inmates by placing them inappropriately in solitary confinement can proceed as a class action, a Superior Court judge has ruled.The...
Liberals Plan to Have Leaders' Debate Organizer in Place by Next Election
New leaders' debate organizer expected soon--OTTAWA - The Trudeau government has been quietly working on a new body to organize leaders' debates in federal elections, which it plans to have up and running by next year's vote.And while a senior official...
Longtime Rugby Supporter Says Enough, Pulls Funding from U20 Project
Longtime rugby supporter says enough--Karl Fix, a Regina rugby supporter, has withdrawn his financial contribution to the Canadian under-20 team out of concern over Rugby Canada's handling of its current labour dispute with the Canadian sevens players.Fix,...
Luongo Calls Domi 'Gutless' after Sucker Punching Ekblad in Pre-Season Game
Luongo calls Domi 'gutless' after sucker punch--MONTREAL - Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo said Max Domi's sucker punch on Aaron Ekblad was "gutless."Domi was given a match penalty for punching Ekblad right in the nose in the third period of Wednesday's...
Manitoba Should Focus More on Prevention to Reduce Kids in Child Welfare: Report
Prevention should be focus in child welfare: committee--WINNIPEG - A report commissioned by the Manitoba government is recommending the province reduce the nation's highest number of kids in child welfare by focusing more on supporting troubled families...
Mistaken Identity: Missing Dog Claimed in Moose Jaw Belongs to Another Family
Mistaken identity: Missing dog belongs to other family--MOOSE JAW, Sask. - A Saskatchewan family is once again searching for their missing dog after a case of mistaken identity.On Tuesday, Brennen Duncan was reunited with a white Kuvasz that was found...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (16,149.92, down 46.12 points).Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 15 cents, or 1.36 per...
National Audio 1:15 PM ET
National Audio 1:15 PM ET--NAT106 - (Mba-Child-Welfare) WINNIPEG. x-09s. The Manitoba government is being urged to reduce the number of kids in child welfare by focusing more on supporting parents who struggle with poverty, addiction or housing issues....
National Audio 12:05 PM ET
National Audio 12:05 PM ET--NAT097 - (US-Reality-Show-Doctor-Rapes) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) (EXTENDED) UNDATED. x-26s. Defence lawyers say a California surgeon and his girlfriend deny allegations they preyed on two intoxicated women, drugging and raping...
National Audio 1:35 PM ET
National Audio 1:35 PM ET--NAT108 - (Toronto-Council-Cut) TORONTO. x-10s. The Ontario government has won a stay of a court ruling that upended its plan to cut Toronto city council in the middle of a municipal election campaign. That means city staff...
National Audio 1:55 PM ET
National Audio 1:55 PM ET--NAT113 - (Toronto-Council-Cut) TORONTO. x-08s. The Ontario government has won a stay of a court ruling that upended its plan to cut Toronto city council in the middle of a municipal election campaign. That means city staff...
National Audio 2:35 AM ET
National Audio 2:35 AM ET--NAT002 - (NB-Election) FREDERICTON x-35s. (Kevin Bissett) Election officials and student groups have launched a concerted effort to get students to vote in next week's New Brunswick election -- including flexible voting rules...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT009 - (US-Reality-Show-Doctor-Rape) (EXTENDED (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LOS ANGELES. x-25s. A California surgeon who appeared on a Bravo reality dating show and his girlfriend are facing rape charges. Dr. Grant Robicheaux and...
National Audio 3:25 PM ET
National Audio 3:25 PM ET--NAT122 - (Elxn-Que) MONTREAL. x-22s. With the Coalition Avenir Quebec's leader out of the loop ahead of the crucial final debate, it was left to a collection of star candidates to rally behind their leader Francois Legault...
National Audio 4:35 AM ET
National Audio 4:35 AM ET--NAT027 - (US-Congress-Spending) WASHINGTON. x-37s. (Jackie Quinn) The U-S Senate has passed a wide-ranging, 854-billion-dollar bill that funds the military and a host of civilian agencies for the next year, averting a partial...
National Audio 4:45 AM ET
National Audio 4:45 AM ET--NAT039 - (ENT-TV-The-Tonight-Show) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NEW YORK. x-11s. During his monologue on "The Tonight Show" Tuesday night, host Jimmy Fallon joked about an Arby's restaurant in California giving out free tattoos. ("..their...
National Audio 5:15 AM ET
National Audio 5:15 AM ET--NAT047 - (US-Tropical-Weather) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. x-26s. (Ryan Burrow) U-S President Donald Trump is heading to Cherry Point, North Carolina today following devastating damage from hurricane Florence. A-B-C's...
National Audio 5:25 PM ET
National Audio 5:25 PM ET--NAT143 - (Vatican-Bono-Sex-Abuse) VATICAN CITY. x-19s. U-2 frontman Bono met privately with Pope Francis today at the Vatican hotel where the pontiff lives. Bono says they discussed many topics, including capitalism and sustainable...
National Audio 6:15 PM ET
National Audio 6:15 PM ET--NAT146 - (US-Shooting-Outside-Judge's-Office) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) MASONTOWN, Pa. x-07s. A 9-1-1 centre official says that one person had died in a shooting outside of a Pennsylvania judge's office. A supervisor earlier confirmed...
National Audio 7:05 PM ET
National Audio 7:05 PM ET--NAT149 - (BKN-Mavericks-Workplace-Conduct) DALLAS. x-16s. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has announced he will contribute 10-million dollars to help further the cause of women in sports and raise awareness about domestic...
National Audio 8:05 PM ET
National Audio 8:05 PM ET--NAT153 - (US-California-Wildfires) UNDATED. x-34s. (Ed Donahue) The biggest wildfire on record in California has finally been fully contained. (WA) (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT154 - (G7-Ministers-Meeting) HALIFAX. x-10s....
National Audio 8:35 PM ET
National Audio 8:35 PM ET--NAT157 - (OBIT-Arthur-Mitchell) NEW YORK. x-34s. (Julie Walker) Ballet legend Arthur Mitchell, who broke barriers for African-Americans in the 1950s with the New York City Ballet, and the creation of the Dance Theatre of Harlem,...
Newfoundland School in Uproar after Students Hit by 'Pepper Spray-Type Product'
School in uproar after 'pepper spray-type product' used--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Worried parents rushed to a St. John's, N.L., high school Wednesday after as many as 20 students were hit with a harsh spray irritant during an altercation.Police said "at least...
News from the New Brunswick Campaign Trail
News from the New Brunswick campaign trail--FREDERICTON - (NB-Election-Liberals)Brian Gallant says a re-elected Liberal government would continue to increase spending on post-secondary education.The Liberal leader announced a number of new elements to...
New York Review of Books Editor out after Backlash over Jian Ghomeshi Essay
New York Review of Books editor out after Ghomeshi backlash--TORONTO - The New York Review of Books has amended a personal essay by disgraced former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi to acknowledge the "serious nature" of the allegations against him, shortly...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-NAFTA-Talks) (Audio:P15)Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says 13 months is an "absolutely normal" time-frame for a task as complex as modernizing North American trade.On a day where signs of progress were in the air, Freeland shrugged...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Toronto-Council-Cut) (Audio: 85)The Ontario Court of Appeal has given the province the green light to cut Toronto city council from 47 to 25 seats in the middle of an election campaign.That means that after the October 22nd vote, the average city...
Nova Scotia to Allow 'X' as Gender Option on Birth Certificates
Nova Scotia to allow 'X' as gender option--HALIFAX - Nova Scotians who don't exclusively identify as male or female will have the option of choosing 'X' on their birth certificates under changes proposed by the province.Proposed amendments to the Vital...
Nova Scotia to Spend $2.8 Million on Nine New Doctor Specialist Positions
Nova Scotia funds nine health specialists--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's Liberal government has allocated $2.8 million for nine new medical specialist doctor positions.Health and Wellness Minister Randy Delorey says recruitment is underway for jobs including...
--Ontario Update-
---(Toronto-Council-Cut)The province's top court is poised to rule today on whether to grant a stay, as the Ford government appeals a judge's ruling that derailed its attempt to cut the size of Toronto city council.Government lawyers argued yesterday...
--Ontario Update-
---(Toronto-Council-Cut)Municipal Affairs Minister Steve Clark says it's time to end "the political games" now that the way is clear for the election of a reduced Toronto city council next month.The Ontario Court of Appeal today granted the provincial...
Ottawa Police Officer Facing Multiple Charges, Including Sex Assault, Force Says
Ottawa officer charged with sex assault--A sexual assault investigation by Ottawa police has resulted in more than 20 charges being laid against one of the force's officers and the possibility of more to come, investigators said Wednesday.Police offered...
Parliament Audio 3:05 PM ET
Parliament Audio 3:05 PM ET--P10 - (Phoenix-Pay-Problems) OTTAWA. x-24s. The minister in charge of replacing the federal government's troubled Phoenix pay system says public servants will begin testing of prototypes to replace Phoenix will begin within...
Parliament Audio 6:35 PM ET
Parliament Audio 6:35 PM ET--RESENDING - P15 - (Cda-NAFTA-Talks-Progress) (CORRECTS DATELINE) WASHINGTON. x-12s. Canada's foreign affairs minister says she will meet again tomorrow with her U-S counterpart as both try to hammer out a revised North American...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo Advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory additions for Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists.ADDS: MONTREAL--Quebec...
Potential Replacements for Phoenix Pay System to Undergo Testing Soon: Brison
Prototype pay systems to be tested in weeks--OTTAWA - Testing of prototypes to replace the federal government's troubled pay system will begin within weeks, but there is no firm deadline for when a new system will be fully launched, the minister in charge...
Prairie Audio 11:00 AM MT
Prairie Audio 11:00 AM MT--PR01 - (Mba-Child-Welfare)WINNIPEG. x-09s. The Manitoba government is being urged to reduce the number of kids in child welfare by focusing more on supporting parents who struggle with poverty, addiction or housing issues....
--Prairie Update-
---(Manitoba-Train-Derailment)A train that derailed in northern Manitoba on Saturday that killed a railway worker is leaking diesel fuel into the Metishto River.Manitoba Sustainable Development says the fuel is from one of the locomotives.The province...
--Prairie Update-
---(Manitoba-Train-Derailment)The Transportation Safety Board has confirmed there was a washout on the tracks where a fatal train derailment occurred last weekend in northern Manitoba.Investigator Jerry Berriault says the train was travelling north at...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
---(Ont-Plowing Match)Ontario's premier says there should be no compromises on supply management at the NAFTA talks in Washington.Doug Ford told a crowd at an annual rural expo that farm jobs are not a bargaining chip -- not now, not ever.Canada's supply...
Prep-Business Report
---(Markets)Higher crude oil prices pushed the Canadian dollar higher and helped Canada's main stock index to overcome decreases among forestry, industrial and cannabis stocks.The S&P/TSX composite index lost 46.12 points to 16,149.92.In New York,...
Prep-Entertainment Report
---COPYRIGHT - BRYAN ADAMSOTTAWA (CP) _ Bryan Adams is calling on Ottawa to change copyright laws to bring them more in line with provisions in the United States. The singer-songwriter told a House of Commons committee that one section of the Copyright...
--Prep-LifeWatch--
---(Vaping-Poll)A national survey suggests the majority of Canadians are concerned about the use of e-cigarettes among youth, with almost 90 per cent backing a ban of so-called vaping products for those under 18.The survey by the Angus Reid Institute...
Prep-Music-Report
---BOB SEGER AND THE SILVER BULLET BAND - FINAL TOURDETROIT (AP) _ Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band say their upcoming tour will be their last. Seger has added more dates to his previously announced "Travelin' Man" tour that begins Nov. 21st in Grand...
Quincy Jones Opens Up about Quitting Alcohol in Netflix Doc: 'I Don't Miss It at All'
Quincy Jones opens up about alcohol in Netflix doc--TORONTO - Quincy Jones is sitting in a posh hotel meeting room, holding out his right hand to show a gold pinkie ring given to him by the late Frank Sinatra.The renowned music producer explains he's...
Realtors Lack Access to TREB Sales Data despite Promise to Make It Available
Realtors waiting for access to sales data--TORONTO - Real estate companies that were promised access to a Toronto Real Estate Board feed of Greater Toronto Area home sales data on Tuesday said some are still waiting to get their hands on the numbers...
Scientists in Saskatchewan Discover New Multimillion-Year-Old Fossils
Saskatchewan scientists discover new fossils--REGINA - Scientists at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum uncovered several multimillion-year-old fossils around the province over the summer.Emily Bamforth, curatorial assistant for paleontology, discovered a...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(NAFTA-Talks)Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is back in Washington this morning, as efforts continue to keep Canada in a new North American free trade pact.Freeland flew back to the U-S capital yesterday amid some criticism by a prominent...
Sens Coach Has High Praise for Rookie Alex Formenton: 'McDavid-Type of Speed'
Sens' Boucher has high praise for Formenton--LUCAN, Ont. - Guy Boucher was impressed with Alex Formenton's speed at this time last year.The Ottawa Senators head coach went a couple giants steps further in assessing what he's seen so far from the rookie...
Seth Meyers on Trump Fatigue, Returning to Standup for JFL42
Meyers on curtailing Trump for standup return--TORONTO - Between upcoming cannabis legalization, the tense tenure of Ontario Premier Doug Ford and endless social media parodies of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, late night TV host Seth Meyers admits Canada...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-NAFTA-Talks-Freeland) (Audio:P15)Canada's foreign affairs minister says she will meet again tomorrow with her U-S counterpart as they try to hammer out a revised North American Free Trade Agreement.Chrystia Freeland spoke with reporters about...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(NAFTA-Talks)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has spoken with U-S President Donald Trump to discuss ongoing NAFTA talks and convey his condolences on the loss of life from hurricane Florence.Supply management has been a big issue in the Quebec election...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(NAFTA-Talks)Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has emerged from her latest meeting with U-S Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.Freeland was again short on details, reiterating a commitment between the two sides not to negotiate in public.She...
--Sixth NewsWatch-
---(NAFTA-Talks)Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is back in Washington as NAFTA talks enter their 14th month.Yesterday, Republican Congressman Steve Scalise (skuh-LEES') said American politicians are growing weary of what they see as Canadian...
--Sportsbreak--
---It's a quick turnaround for the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators. They'll play their second pre-season game tonight in Ottawa after opening their exhibition schedules against each other in Lucan, Ontario, last night. John Tavares was stellar...
SportsCall Audio 3:00 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 3:00 AM ET--NAT021 - (SPORTS-BBA-Mariners-Astros) HOUSTON. x-12s. Josh James struck out seven and scattered four hits over five-plus innings to help the Houston Astros to a 7-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners for his first major league...
SportsCall Audio 4:40 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 4:40 AM ET--NAT038 - (SPORTS-FBN-Hall-of-Fame-Dispute) UNDATED. x-07s. A group of Pro Football Hall of Famers led by Eric Dickerson is demanding health insurance coverage and a share of N-F-L revenues in a letter to the league. The former...
SportsCall Audio 7:10 PM ET
SportsCall Audio 7:10 PM ET--NAT151 - (SPORTS-BKN-Mavericks-Workplace-Conduct) DALLAS. x-17s. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has announced he will contribute 10-million dollars to help further the cause of women in sports and raise awareness about...
--Tenth NewsWatch-
---(NAFTA-Talks) (Audio: P03)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is signalling Canada wants more from the U-S and Mexico before it signs a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement.He says there is going to have to be a certain amount of movement before...
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