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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...
Air Canada Jet Damaged While on LaGuardia Taxiway by Another Jet
Air Canada's wing clipped by jet in New York--NEW YORK - Airport officials in New York say an Air Canada flight that had just landed at the city's LaGuardia Airport late Monday afternoon was damaged as it sat on the taxiway by another passing plane.Rudy...
Alberta Premier Supports Labour Minister's Visit to Canada Post Picket Line
Alberta premier supports visit to picket line--EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says it wasn't inappropriate for her labour minister to show up at a picket line of Canada Post workers.Edmonton NDP legislature member Christina Gray visited the...
Alberta's Notley Proposes Ottawa Get into the Crude-by-Rail Business
Notley to Ottawa: invest in crude by rail--CALGARY - Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is proposing Ottawa get into the crude-by-rail business -- at least temporarily -- so that producers in her province can get a better price for their oil."We are in the...
Alleged Fredericton Gunman Says He's Innocent, Citing 'Temporary Insanity'
Alleged N.B. gunman cites 'temporary insanity'--FREDERICTON - The man charged with murder in a Fredericton shooting spree that left four people dead says he should be "exonerated" immediately because of temporary insanity."This has to be settled now,...
Alleged Serial Killer Bruce McArthur Waives Right to Preliminary Hearing
Bruce McArthur waives right to preliminary hearing--TORONTO - Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur was ordered Monday to stand trial on eight counts of first-degree murder after he waived his right to a preliminary hearing in a rare legal move.The 67-year-old...
Atlantic Audio 5:25 PM AT
Atlantic Audio 5:25 PM AT--AT01 - (NB-Straight-Flag)CHIPMAN, N.B. x-09s. A New Brunswick village has taken down a "straight flag" one day after raising it following public backlash. The flag was raised yesterday in Chipman at the request of a few residents,...
Atlantic Audio 5:45 PM AT
Atlantic Audio 5:45 PM AT--AT03 - (NB-Politics)FREDERICTON. x-12s. New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant says his minority Liberal government will present a throne speech tomorrow that includes many of the opposition parties' campaign promises. Gallant...
--Atlantic Update-
---(Fredericton-Shootings)The man charged in the fatal shootings of four people in Fredericton in August says he should be exonerated "right now" due to at least temporary insanity.Matthew Raymond ignored his lawyer's plea to sit down when he spoke during...
--Atlantic-Update--
---(Fredericton-Shooting)The case of a man accused of gunning down two police officers and two civilians in Fredericton earlier this year will return to court this morning.Matthew Vincent Raymond is charged with four counts of murder.The shooting happened...
Author Incomes Drop to Average of $9K in Three Years, Says Writers' Union
Author incomes drop 27 per cent in three years: union--TORONTO - A new survey suggests Canadian writers are earning 27 per cent less than they were three years ago.The Writers' Union of Canada says average incomes plunged to $9,380 in 2017 from $12,879...
--B-C Update-
(BC-Parachute-Death)A 34-year-old man who fell to his death Saturday in the north Okanagan was performing a stunt that included rapping while walking on the wing of a plane.A statement from a team representing Jon James McMurray says he was filming a...
Bombardier CEO Tried to Resolve Trade-Secret Row with Mitsubishi before Lawsuit
Bombardier tried to resolve trade-secret row--MONTREAL - Bombardier's chief executive intervened twice over the past two years to try to resolve a dispute between the Quebec aircraft manufacturer and Mitsubishi regarding alleged theft of intellectual...
Bombardier Sues Mitsubishi over Alleged Theft of Aircraft Trade Secrets
Bombardier sues Mitsubishi in the U.S.--MONTREAL - Bombardier is suing Mitsubishi Aircraft in the United States over alleged trade secret misappropriation.The Quebec aerospace company alleges some of its own former employees passed on documents containing...
Business News Advisory
Business News Advisory--Here are the CP Business Department's afternoon plans for today. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. All ETAs and wordcounts approximate. Entries are subject to change as news develops. If you have any questions, please...
Calgary Awaits Federal Financing on 2026, Notley Suggests IOC Could Pay More
Calgary awaits federal financing on 2026--CALGARY - With the clock ticking towards a Calgary vote on hosting the 2026 Winter Games, what the federal government and the city are willing to spend remains unclear.Calgarians will be asked in a Nov. 13 plebiscite...
Canada Deemed U.S. a Safe Country for Asylum Seekers after Internal Review
Canada review deemed U.S. safe for asylum seekers--OTTAWA - Canadian immigration officials have determined that the United States remains a safe country for asylum seekers, despite the Trump administration's crackdown on what it terms illegal aliens.Documents...
Canadian Embassy in Greece Vandalized by Group in Apparent Opposition to Mining
Canadian embassy in Greece vandalized--OTTAWA - A Greek anarchist group has claimed responsibility for an attack on the Canadian embassy in the country early Sunday morning.The group known as Rouvikonas said in a statement posted online that the attack...
Canadian Rapper Dies after Falling off Airplane Wing in Failed Stunt
Rapper dies after failed airplane stunt--VERNON, B.C. - A 34-year-old rapper who fell to his death in British Columbia while performing a stunt that involved rapping while walking on the wing of a plane was a "beacon of light to follow your dreams,"...
Cash Back for the Carbon Tax: Trudeau Set to Unveil Rebate Plan Tuesday
Feds to unveil their carbon tax rebate plan--OTTAWA - The federal government will take some of the sting out of its upcoming carbon tax Tuesday with a promise to give rebates directly to Canadians.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in Toronto with...
Celebrity Birthdays for Oct. 22
Celebrity birthdays for Oct. 22--Celebrity Birthdays for Oct. 22:Black Panthers co-founder Bobby Seale is 82.Actor Christopher Lloyd is 80.Actor Derek Jacobi is 80.Actor Tony Roberts is 79.Actress Catherine Deneuve is 75.Movie director Jan de Bont is...
CFL Playoff Picture Still Remains Muddled Heading into Weekend Action
West Division playoff picture still muddled--The CFL's muddled playoff picture should come more into focus after this weekend.By Sunday, the four West Division post-season participants could be decided as well as top spot in the East Division. Then again,...
Clement Says Canada Should Use Magnitsky Act Sanctions in Khashoggi Case
Tories urge Magnitsky Act for Khashoggi--OTTAWA - Canada should invoke the new Magnitsky Act to sanction those responsible for the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the official Opposition said Monday.Conservative justice critic...
Convicted Sex Offender Wants to Withdraw Latest Guilty Pleas in Alberta Court
Sex offender wants guilty pleas withdrawn--LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - A hearing is to be held early next year for a southern Alberta man who wants to withdraw guilty pleas to charges of sexual assault and child luring.Trevor Pritchard of Coaldale will try to...
Court Orders Deciem Founder to Stay Away from Estee Lauder Offices, Workers
Deciem founder barred from contacting Estee Lauder--TORONTO - Estee Lauder Companies Inc. has dealt another blow to the founder of Deciem, weeks after the cosmetics Goliath orchestrated his removal from the Toronto-based beauty brand he built.Ontario...
Crown Says Man Should Be Convicted of Girl's Murder Based on Alleged Confession
Jury hears details of girl's 1978 murder--VANCOUVER - A man charged with murdering a 12-year-girl in British Columbia over 40 years ago should be found guilty after confessing to undercover police that he abducted, sexually assaulted and killed her,...
Customers Raise Concerns over 'Excessive' Legal Cannabis Packaging
Cannabis packaging too much, critics say--HALIFAX - Some cannabis buyers are complaining the bulky packaging is environmentally unfriendly, but producers say government guidelines are to blame.Greg MacLean, who picked up some newly legal cannabis at...
Doctors See Spike in Limb Paralysis in Kids, Following Viral Infections
Doctors see spike in polio-like illness in kids--TORONTO - Cases of a rare polio-like condition have begun turning up in some Canadian children, following reports of dozens of cases in the U.S. in recent weeks.Known as acute flaccid myelitis, the condition...
Don't Call It a Crisis: Nathan Fillion Explores 'Mid-Life Change' in 'The Rookie'
Nathan Fillion on 'mid-life change' in 'The Rookie'--TORONTO - Nathan Fillion is at the downtown CTV headquarters, talking about his new series "The Rookie," when he stops mid-sentence to react to police sirens wailing outside."Wait -- they might need...
Educators Must Commit Now to Tackle Grade Inflation
Educators must commit now to tackle grade inflation--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...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Magnitsky-Khashoggi) (Audio: P04)The federal government is being asked to invoke the new Magnitsky Act to punish those responsible for the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.Canada last year passed the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Fredericton-Shootings) (Audio: 74)The suspect in the shooting deaths of four people -- including two Fredericton police officers -- has told a Fredericton courtroom he has evidence that will show his innocence.Ignoring his defence lawyer's plea to...
Election Watchdog Seeks Digitally Savvy Specialists to Zero in on Threats
Election watchdog zeros in on social media--OTTAWA - Canada's election watchdog is seeking three specialists to analyze social media for threats to the integrity of the next federal election, a move that follows troublesome evidence of online Russian...
Electoral Reform Ballots in Mail, Elections BC Monitors Rotating Postal Strikes
B.C. electoral reform ballots in mail--VICTORIA - Ballots for British Columbia's electoral reform referendum are in the mail as postal workers across Canada launch a series of rotating strikes.Chief electoral officer Anton Boegman said Monday the labour...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Feds-Loan-Writeoffs) (Audio: P02)More than 6.3-billion dollars in student and business loans are being written off by the federal government, including a 2.6-billion-dollar write-off that came through Export Development Canada.In addition, Ottawa...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Monday, Oct. 22
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 TODAY:Nathan...
Feds Announce New Monitoring of Vessel Noise Impacts on Endangered Whales
Feds announce new monitoring of endangered whales--VANCOUVER - The federal government says it will monitor underwater ship noise in British Columbia's Salish Sea to help develop measures to support the recovery of endangered southern resident killer...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Mexico-Meeting) (Audio: P06)Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and Mexico's future foreign minister met in Ottawa today, but had nothing to report on when American tariffs on steel and aluminum will end.Canada and Mexico have imposed their own...
--Fifth Newswatch-
---(Canada-Post-Strikes-Alberta-Cannabis)Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis is reassuring Albertans that they will still have a way to get their marijuana deliveries amid rotating strikes at Canada Post.Edmonton is one of four Canadian cities targeted...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Canada-Post-Talks)The union at Canada Post says its rotating strikes have begun in Halifax, in Windsor, Ontario, Edmonton and Victoria.CUP-W said it would target all four cities after midnight if no contract agreement was reached by its strike deadline.Canada...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Mexico-Meeting)Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland says she would love it if American tariffs on steel and aluminum would end right away, but she gave no timeline after a meeting today with a Mexican official.Canada and Mexico have responded to...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(Canada-Post-Rotating-Strikes)(Audio:48)Four cities are strike-bound when it comes to mail delivery today.The union representing 50-thousand Canada Post employees launched rotating strikes after midnight this morning in Halifax; Windsor, Ontario;...
Health-Lifestyles News as of 3 P.M. Friday, Oct. 19
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory--Good afternoon from the Canadian Press lifestyles 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. If you'd like to be added to the email list please...
How the New USMCA Strengthens Canada in Future Trade Deals
How the new USMCA strengthens Canada in future trade deals--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...
Imperial Oil Restarts Norman Wells, N.W.T., Crude Output after Pipeline Repairs
Imperial Oil restarts N.W.T. crude output--CALGARY - The restart of crude oil production at Imperial Oil Ltd.'s Norman Wells oilfield after a two-year shutdown means both economic optimism and cleaner air for the 800 or so residents of the remote Northwest...
Inquiry into Telecom Sales Practices Told Only 'Tip of Iceberg' Is Visible to Ombudsman
Telecom ombudsman can see only 'tip of iceberg'--GATINEAU, Que. - Government-ordered hearings into complaints about Canada's largest telecommunications providers got underway Monday with an industry-funded ombudsman saying his group has limited insight...
Kennedy Stewart Challenged with Building Bridges as Mayor of Vancouver: Expert
Bridges not walls key to Stewart's mayoral success--VANCOUVER - On the heels of his narrow victory in Vancouver's dramatic mayoral race, observers say Kennedy Stewart's biggest challenge will be leading a council fractured across party lines as he tries...
Liberals Write off $6.3 Billion in Loans, Including $2.6 Billion to Automaker
Feds write off $6.3 billion in loans--OTTAWA - The federal government says it won't collect $6.3 billion in loans, a figure fuelled by the write off of a nearly decade-old automaker bailout that the Liberals say had no hopes of being recouped.The Liberals...
Manitoba Tory Backbencher Forced out after 'Pattern of Inappropriate Behaviour'
Manitoba government backbencher ousted from caucus--WINNIPEG - A Manitoba government backbencher who made inappropriate comments to female staff has been ousted from the Progressive Conservative caucus.Caucus chair Wayne Ewasko said he and his colleagues...
Material, Financial Stocks Weigh on Toronto Stock Market, Loonie Flat
Commodity stocks weigh on Toronto market--TORONTO - Canada's main stock index closed down Monday as investors remain cautious after a recent see-saw in markets while U.S. indices were mixed.Losses on the Toronto Stock Exchange were widespread across...
MLB World Series Champions List
MLB World Series champions list--World Series Champions2018 _ Boston Red Sox vs. Los Angeles Dodgers2017 -- Houston Astros2016 -- Chicago Cubs2015 -- Kansas City Royals2014 -- San Francisco Giants2013 -- Boston Red Sox2012 -- San Francisco Giants2011...
Montreal Waitress Who Refused Sexual Advances from Boss Awarded $52,000
Waitress who refused sexual advances compensated--MONTREAL - A waitress who was harassed after refusing sexual advances from the owner of a Montreal restaurant has been awarded $52,000 by a Quebec labour relations tribunal.In a decision this month, the...
National Audio 10:05 AM ET
National Audio 10:05 AM ET--NAT071 - (Vancouver-Island-Earthquakes) VICTORIA. x-17s. Earthquake seismologist John Cassidy with Natural Resources Canada says a trio of powerful earthquakes about 200 kilometres off the west coast of Vancouver Island late...
National Audio 11:25 AM ET
National Audio 11:25 AM ET--NAT081 - (US-Lottery-Jackpot-Largest-US-Jackpots) (NOTE LENGTH) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-04s. Lottery players have a one in 302-million chance at winning the Mega Millions jackpot in the U-S. Tuesday's draw is worth...
National Audio 12:25 PM ET
National Audio 12:25 PM ET--NAT086 - (LT-Central-America-Migrant-Caravan) TAPACHULA, Mexico. x-17s. Despite facing immense hardship, thousands of Central American migrants continue to make their way to the U-S southern border rather than settle in a...
National Audio 12:45 PM ET
National Audio 12:45 PM ET--NAT093 - (Vancouver-Island-Earthquakes) VICTORIA. x-12s. Natural Resources Canada seismologist John Cassidy says three strong earthquakes and several aftershocks have rocked an area more than 200 kilometres off the west coast...
National Audio 1:55 PM ET
National Audio 1:55 PM ET--NAT104 - (ENT-TV-Nathan-Fillion) (FOR PRODUCTION) UNDATED. x-28s. Edmonton actor Nathan Fillion says playing a rookie cop on the new A-B-C drama series "The Rookie," has made him more aware of police activity around him --...
National Audio 2:35 AM ET
National Audio 2:35 AM ET--NAT001 - (Bombardier-Trade-Secrets) UNDATED. x-31s. (Geri Smith) Bombardier is suing Mitsubishi Aircraft in the United States over alleged trade secret misappropriation. (SOURCE:The Canadian Press) --NAT002 - (Saudi-Arabia-Writer-Killed)...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT004 - (US-Central-America-Migrant-Caravan) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico. x-22s. Thousands of Honduran migrants hoping to reach the U-S are stretched out on rain-soaked sidewalks, benches and public plazas...
National Audio 2:45 PM ET
National Audio 2:45 PM ET--NAT112 - (Raw-Materials) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-33s. (Mark Remillard) A Paris-based think-tank is warning that the world's consumption of raw materials will rise sharply, putting greater pressure on the environment....
National Audio 3:15 PM ET
National Audio 3:15 PM ET--NAT116 - (US-Transgender-Rights) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-14s. L-G-B-T leaders across the U-S are reacting with fury to a report that the Trump administration is considering adoption of a new definition of gender that...
National Audio 3:35 PM ET
National Audio 3:35 PM ET--NAT120 - (US-Crime-Victims-Amendment) (FOR PRODUCTION) RALEIGH, N.C. x-28s. "Frasier" actor Kelsey Grammer is seeking to give a boost to a crime victims' amendment on North Carolina ballots by appearing in a television commercial....
National Audio 4:35 PM ET
National Audio 4:35 PM ET--NAT124 - (NB-Straight-Flag) CHIPMAN, N.B. x-09s. A New Brunswick village has taken down a "straight flag" one day after raising it following public backlash. The flag was raised yesterday in Chipman at the request of a few...
National Audio 4:45 AM ET
National Audio 4:45 AM ET--NAT027 - (US-Central-America-Migrant-Caravan) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-28s. (Kenneth Moton) A caravan of thousands of migrants is making its way toward the U-S-Mexico border. They're more than 24-hundred kilometres...
National Audio 5:05 AM ET
National Audio 5:05 AM ET--NAT041 - (ENT-FILM-Halloween) (FOR PRODUCTION) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-21s. "Halloween" topped the box office, delivering an estimated 77.5-million dollars in its opening weekend, recording the second best October opening...
National Audio 5:15 PM ET
National Audio 5:15 PM ET--NAT129 - (Saudi-Arabia-Writer-Killed-Trump) WASHINGTON. x-10s. U-S President Donald Trump says he's not satisfied with the explanations he's heard about the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The critic of the Saudi...
National Audio 6:05 PM ET
National Audio 6:05 PM ET--NAT136 - (US-Body-Camera-Explosion-NYPD) NEW YORK. x-33s. (Julie Walker) The New York Police Department is removing nearly three-thousand body cameras from use after one of the devices worn by a Staten Island officer exploded...
National Audio 6:25 AM ET
National Audio 6:25 AM ET--NAT050 - (ENT-MUSIC-Steve-Perry) NEW YORK. x-12s. Just because Steve Perry has finally emerged from a hiatus from music doesn't mean he's ready to jump back into Journey. The former lead singer of the legendary rock band says...
National Audio 7:05 PM ET
National Audio 7:05 PM ET--NAT145 - (Alta-Notley-Rail) CALGARY. x-15s. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is proposing Ottawa get into the crude-by-rail business -- at least temporarily. She says it can be a stop-gap measure while the oil industry waits for...
National Audio 8:25 AM ET
National Audio 8:25 AM ET--NAT061 - (LT-Central-America-Migrant-Caravan) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) TAPACHULA, Mexico. x-25s. A Red Cross official says migrants from Central America fleeing widespread violence, poverty and corruption have sustained injuries...
National Audio 9:45 AM ET
National Audio 9:45 AM ET--NAT067 - (Saudi-Arabia-Writer-Killed) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-11s. A Turkish official says surveillance footage in Istanbul shows a man walking around the city in Jamal Khashoggi's clothes after he was killed in...
NEB Agrees to Consider LNG Canada Pipeline Jurisdictional Challenge
NEB to settle LNG pipeline jurisdiction--The National Energy Board says it will consider a jurisdictional challenge of a pipeline approval that is a key component in a recently sanctioned $40-billion liquefied natural gas export facility in British Columbia.The...
New Brunswick's Beaverbrook Art Gallery Offers World Class Experience
Small town gallery, world class art--FREDERICTON - Jon Shrubsole made the pilgrimage all the way from Dayton, Ohio.On the edge of the Saint John River, Fredericton's Beaverbrook Art Gallery has a back story -- and a collection of works -- ordinarily...
New Brunswick Village Lowers 'Straight Flag' after Public Backlash
Village lowers 'straight flag' after backlash--CHIPMAN, N.B. - A New Brunswick village has taken down a "straight flag" after a single day, following a public backlash locally and beyond. Chipman's village council issued a statement Monday afternoon...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Ontario-Elxn-Municipal) (Audio: 156)John Tory has been re-elected mayor of Toronto.The incumbent easily beat a challenge from a former city planner.The latest results give Tory about 63 per cent of the ballot.The city's campaign saw unprecedented...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Fredericton-Shootings)The man charged with murder in a Fredericton shooting spree that left four people dead will be back in court next week to set a date for a preliminary hearing.But insists he shouldn't be in custody and should be acquitted right...
Nunavut Politician to Ask Legislature to Consider Civilian RCMP Oversight
Arctic politician to ask for civilian RCMP oversight--IQALUIT, Nunavut - A Nunavut politician wants the territory to review how it investigates violence complaints against the RCMP in light of recently released documents and videos.Adam Arreak Lightstone,...
Online Maps Show Impact of Climate Change on Canada's Boreal Forests
Online maps show climate change impact on forests--WINNIPEG - New online maps let viewers zero in on how climate change will affect their part of Canada's boreal forest. "It's designed to give information that's relevant to people where they live," Danny...
Ontario to Keep Overdose-Prevention Sites
Ontario to keep overdose-prevention sites--TORONTO - A review of Ontario's overdose-prevention sites has found that they help reduce drug-related deaths and lower the rate of public drug use, Health Minister Christine Elliott said Monday as she announced...
--Ontario Update-
---(Elxn-Ontario-Municipal)Voters across Ontario will cast their ballots in municipal elections today.Much of the campaign narrative has been dominated by Toronto, where 242 candidates are fighting for a spot on a sharply reduced 25-member council --...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Overdose-Prevention)Health Minister Christine Elliot says a review of Ontario's overdose-prevention sites has clearly demonstrated they reduce overdose deaths.Elliott revealed the results of the review today as she announced plans to enhance...
Ottawa Ready to Help as Inuit Health Officials Grapple with Spate of Suicides
Health officials grappling with Inuit suicides--MONTREAL - The federal government says it will respond to pleas for help from northern Quebec, where a spate of suicides in Inuit communities this year has created what officials are calling a crisis."As...
Outcomes of 10 Ontario Municipal Races to Watch
Outcomes of 10 Ontario municipal races to watch--Voters across Ontario cast ballots Monday to elect their next municipal governments. Here's what happened with 10 notable races:TORONTOAfter months of upheaval caused by unprecedented provincial interference,...
Patrick Brown Makes Political Comeback as Next Mayor of Brampton, Ont
Patrick Brown elected Brampton mayor--BRAMPTON, Ont. - Months after sexual misconduct allegations forced him to step down as leader of Ontario's Progressive Conservatives, Patrick Brown made a political comeback on Monday -- this time as a city mayor.The...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisoryadditionfor Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists.ADDITIONS: EDMONTON--Canada Post...
Police Cleared in Death of Carjacking Suspect at B.C. Ferry Terminal: Watchdog
Police cleared in death of male at ferry terminal--SURREY, B.C. - Police officers acted appropriately in dealing with a carjacking suspect as they attempted to arrest him at a ferry terminal in Nanaimo before he was fatally shot, British Columbia's police...
--Prairie Update-
(Alta-Canada-Post-Cannabis)Alberta Gaming Liquor and Cannabis says Albertans will still have a way to get their marijuana deliveries in the event of rotating strikes at Canada Post.A-G-L-C spokeswoman Heather Holmen says the agency primarily works with...
--Prairie Update-
---(Mba-Politician-Me-Too)A Manitoba backbencher has been kicked out of the Progressive Conservative caucus for repeated inappropriate behaviour.Emerson M-L-A Cliff Graydon will sit as an Independent after he admitted last week to making inappropriate...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
(Verticillium-Stripe)The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says Verticillium stripe is widely distributed in Canada, so regulating the pest isn't warranted.Verticillium stripe is a plant pathogen that primarily affects canola, but can also affect cauliflower,...
Prep-Business Report
---(Markets)Canada's main stock index closed down as the key material and financial sectors fell while the loonie was flat.The S&P/TSX composite index ended down 57.4 points at 15,412.70 as the cannabis-heavy health-care index also dropped.In New...
Report Casts Doubt on Value of Protecting Chapter 19 in Cda-US Trade Talks
USMCA report: was Chapter 19 worth the grief?--WASHINGTON - The dispute-resolution tool that consumed so much energy during NAFTA talks with the United States has a middling record of defending Canadian exporters, a new think-tank report says -- raising...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(Canada-Post-Rotating-Strikes)The union representing 50-thousand Canada Post employees has begun rotating strikes in four cities across the country after negotiators failed to reach a new contract agreement before the union's Monday morning strike...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Mexico-Meeting)Mexico's future foreign minister thinks punishing U-S steel and aluminum tariffs that were slapped on his country and Canada could be lifted once the three continental partners sign a newly negotiated free trade agreement.But Marcelo...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Canada-Post-Rotating-Strikes)A spokesperson for Canada Post says the Crown corporation has offered the union representing 50-thousand of its employees a deal including wage hikes, job security, improved benefits and no concessions.But CUP-W President...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Mexico-Meeting) (Audio: p06)Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has met with her counterpart from Mexico who will be sworn in soon, but neither had a timeline for the end of American tariffs on steel and aluminum.They also see no end for...
--Sixth NewsWatch-
---(Canada-Post-Rotating-Strikes) (Audio:48)Mail in Victoria, Edmonton, Halifax and Windsor, Ontario, will still receive mail today, but it will be delayed as Canada Post workers begin 24-hour rotating strikes.The job action began after negotiators failed...
SportsCall Audio 3:40 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 3:40 AM ET--NAT023 - (SPORTS-FBN-Saints-Ravens) BALTIMORE. x-14s. Justin Tucker missed the first conversion of his career after the Baltimore Ravens scored the potential tying touchdown with 24 seconds left, enabling Drew Brees and the...
SportsCall Audio 5:00 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 5:00 AM ET--NAT040 - (SPORTS-BBA-Angels-Ausmus) ANAHEIM, Calif. x-32s. (Mark Meyers) The Los Angeles Angels pick a new skipper. (SOURCE:The Associated Press) --NAT039 - (SPORTS-CAR-NASCAR-Kansas) KANSAS CITY, Kan. x-14s. Chase Elliott...
Stage Set for Showdown in New Brunswick's Closely Divided Legislature
Stage set for N.B. legislature showdown--FREDERICTON - The New Brunswick legislature opens Tuesday with the election of a Speaker and a throne speech, but the Tories say the Liberals' days are numbered.Premier Brian Gallant says his minority Liberal...
Striker Altidore to Undergo Ankle Surgery, Will Miss TFC's Final Match
Altidore to miss final game of TFC season--TORONTO - The season is over for Toronto FC striker Jozy Altidore, who is scheduled to undergo surgery to remove a bone fragment from his right ankle.The U.S. international joins Victor Vazquez on the sidelines....
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