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Articles from November 11, 2018

A Cost Breakdown of Calgary Hosting 2026 Winter Games Should City Bid and Win
A cost breakdown of a Calgary 2026 bid--CALGARY - A quick look at estimated costs for Calgary and Canmore, Alta., to host the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to the bid corporation Calgary 2026 revised host draft plan and Government...
--Atlantic Update-
---(NB-AIM-Explosion)The mayor of Saint John says something must be done to address the frequent explosions taking place at the American Iron & Metal recycling facility in the city.Don Darling says yesterday's blast was the latest in about 40 that...
--B-C Update-
VANCOUVER - (BC-Police-Shooting)R-C-M-P say British Columbia's police watchdog is probing a fatal shooting that involved its members in Shawnigan Lake on Saturday.The Mounties say in a statement their officers entered a home with the intention of arresting...
Bizarro World: Midterms Offer Little Clarity on Fate of USMCA, Tariff Dispute
Midterms clear up little on tariffs, USMCA--WASHINGTON - If the midterm elections were supposed to wipe clear the uncertainty of tariffs, trade and other smudges on the window into Canada-U.S. affairs, well, have a look at the bizarro world of politics...
Canadians Reflect on Horror of First World War amid Worries of Today, Tomorrow
Past, present conflicts cloud Remembrance Day--OTTAWA - Spiritual leaders reflected on the horrors of the First World War while calling for a world of tolerance and peace on Sunday as thousands of Canadians braved the biting cold to remember and honour...
Cautious Jones Decides to Sit Collaros, Roughriders Lose CFL West Semifinal
Collaros sits, Riders lose CFL West semifinal--REGINA - Zach Collaros was healthy and ready to lead Saskatchewan to a Grey Cup championship in 2018. But Roughriders head coach Chris Jones just couldn't risk his starting quarterback's health again.Collaros...
Celebrity Birthdays for Nov. 11
Celebrity birthdays for Nov. 11--Celebrity Birthdays for Nov. 11:Actress June Whitfield (TV and film: "Absolutely Fabulous") is 93.Actress Bibi Andersson is 83. Former Canadian politician/diplomat Stephen Lewis is 81.Country singer Narvel Felts is 80.Americana...
David Stern on Gary Bettman's Hall of Fame Induction: 'I'm like a Proud Uncle'
Stern 'proud' of Bettman ahead of induction--TORONTO - David Stern tries to connect with Gary Bettman by phone about once a week. Even he has a tough time keeping track of the NHL commissioner's schedule."I called him one day and he was in Helsinki,"...
Economic Cost of Canadian Oil Price Discounts Counted in Billions of Dollars
Cost of oil discounts counted in billions--CALGARY - Imagine producing a bumper crop of a product in high demand around the globe, only to learn you must settle for a discounted price because there's no easy way to get your product to market.Canadian...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Remembrance Day-Cda) (Audio:78)A mass of people gathered in Ottawa at the country's national Remembrance Day ceremony to reflect on the horrors of war and honour Canadian soldiers.This year's service marked the 100th anniversary of the end of the...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Remembrance-Day-Trudeau)The prime minister is among the international leaders warning of the risk politicians -- who call themselves nationalists -- pose to a fragile peace.The message aimed at U-S President Donald Trump came at the end of the global...
--Fifth Newswatch-
---(Remembrance-Day-Trudeau)(Audio: 38)World leaders including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walked side by side to commemorate the end of the First World War in a sombre, rain-soaked line in Paris this morning.Bells rang out at 11 a-m to mark exactly...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Remembrance-Day-Armistice) (Audio:05)This morning, Canadians will pause to pay tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.This Remembrance Day also marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.Services are...
Five Things to Watch for in the Canadian Business World in the Coming Week
Five things to watch for in Canadian business--TORONTO - Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week:Pot earningsCannabis producers Aurora Cannabis, Canopy Growth, Tilray and Chronos will report their final pre-legalization...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(Remembrance-Day) (Audio: 05)Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan will be at today's national Remembrance Day ceremony in Ottawa representing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.Trudeau is in Paris, where this morning he stood alongside more than 60 world leaders...
Harris, Blue Bombers Advance to West Final with Victory over Roughriders
Bombers beat Riders, advance to West final--REGINA - Blue Bombers head coach Mike O'Shea noticed Andrew Harris enter the media room after Winnipeg's West Division semifinal victory and felt compelled to downplay his running back's performance."Yeah,...
High School Football Team Honours Slain Quarterback, Breaks Championship Drought
High school football team honours slain quarterback--WINNIPEG - A layer of snow covered the field as the St. John's Tigers fought off the opposition to win a high school football championship and keep a promise for a former quarterback who was murdered.The...
Homan to Meet Fleury in Battle of Undefeated Teams in Tour Challenge Final
Homan to meet Fleury in Tour Challenge final--THUNDER BAY, Ont. - The Grand Slam of Curling's Tour Challenge women's final will feature an all-undefeated matchup.Rachel Homan's Ottawa rink will face Tracy Fleury's team from East St. Paul, Man., after...
(Home Teams Listed First)
Weekend's Grouped Soccer Scores--ENGLANDFA CupFirst RoundSunday's resultsAlfreton Town 1 Fleetwood Town 4Barnet 1 Bristol Rovers 1Chorley 2 Doncaster Rovers 2Guiseley 4 Cambridge United 3Hitchin Town 0 Solihull Moors 2Mansfield Town 1 Charlton Athletic...
Honour Soldiers of Today While Remembering Those Who Came before, Doug Ford Says
Honour soldiers from across generations, Ford says--TORONTO - Ontario Premier Doug Ford encouraged Canadians to remember soldiers past and present Sunday as they reflected on the centennial anniversary of the end of the First World War."Canadian heroes...
Indigenous Women Coerced into Sterilizations across Canada: Senator
Indigenous women still being sterilized: senator--OTTAWA - When she was 17 years old, Liz was coerced by a Children's Aid worker into having an abortion and being sterilized at a northwestern Ontario hospital, she says -- an experience she's carried...
Knight Scores Twice for U.S. in 5-2 Win over Canada to Take Four Nations Cup
U.S. beats Canada 5-2 in Four Nations final--SASKATOON - The U.S. women's hockey team continued its international dominance, beating Canada 5-2 to take the Four Nations Cup on Saturday.Holders of the world and Olympic titles, the American women reinforced...
Large Crowd Packs Square at Halifax's Grand Parade for Remembrance Day
Halifax square packed on Remembrance Day--HALIFAX - A historic military square in downtown Halifax overflowed with people who gathered in the cold wind on Sunday to remember and reflect upon the past and present effects of war.The Remembrance Day ceremony...
Legendary Coach Wally Buono Makes CFL Exit Smarting from Painful Playoff Loss
Buono reflects on last painful loss--HAMILTON - Smarting from a lopsided 48-8 playoff loss, Wally Buono found one positive as he left the field for the last time Sunday."The one thing I did think about as I was walking off the field (was) I wouldn't...
Mark Scheifele's Three-Point Performance Powers Jets Past Devils 5-2
Scheifele powers Jets past Devils 5-2--WINNIPEG - Mark Scheifele figures the pieces of the puzzle are starting to click together for the Winnipeg Jets.His pair of goals, which gave him a team-leading nine, helped the Jets earn a 5-2 victory over the...
Masoli Leads Ticats Past Lions 48-8 in East Division Semifinal Contest
Masoli leads Ticats to East semifinal win--HAMILTON - Jeremiah Masoli showed Sunday why he's the East Division nominee for the CFL's outstanding player award.Masoli threw three first-half touchdowns to lead the Hamilton Tiger-Cats to a lopsided 48-8...
Montreal Impact Attacking Midfielder Ignacio Piatti Named to MLS Best XI
Montreal's Piatti named to MLS Best XI--Montreal Impact attacking midfielder Ignacio Piatti, who scored 16 goals and added a career high 13 assists this season, has been voted to the MLS Best XI.Piatti joins a star-studded squad that also includes Zlatan...
Montreal's Alyson Charles Wins First Career World Cup Gold in 1,000 Metres
Charles wins first career World Cup gold--SALT LAKE CITY - Montreal's Alyson Charles won the first gold medal of her career in the women's 1,000 metres on Sunday at a World Cup speedskating event.She found the top of the podium after skating through...
National Audio 10:25 AM ET
National Audio 10:25 AM ET--NAT059 - (US-Election-2018-Florida) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LAUDERHILL, Florida. x-18s. Florida residents won't learn who will represent them in the Senate or the Governor's Mansion until Thursday at the earliest. Victor Oquendo...
National Audio 12:15 PM ET
National Audio 12:15 PM ET--NAT071 - (WWI-Centennial) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) PARIS. x-10s. U-S President Donald Trump attended a ceremony today at the Suresnes (sur-EHN') American Cemetary in France, marking the 100th anniversary of the end of the First...
National Audio 2:15 PM ET
National Audio 2:15 PM ET--NAT080 - (ENT-FILM-Box-Office) (FOR PRODUCTION) UNDATED. x-42s. You're a mean one -- and you're number one -- Mr Grinch. "Dr. Seuss' The Grinch" made off with 66-million dollars for Universal Pictures to top the weekend North...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT002 - (Remembrance-WW1-Veteran) SPOKANE, Washington. x-12s. The last Canadian veteran of the Great War -- (John) Jack Babcock -- died in February, 2010 at the age of 109. He was a 15-year-old boy living on a farm in southern...
National Audio 3:05 AM ET
National Audio 3:05 AM ET--NAT008 - (Coerced-Sterilization-Indigenous) OTTAWA. x-31s. (Kristy Kirkup) An Ontario senator is calling for the upper chamber to study the practice of coerced sterilization of Indigenous women across Canada. (SOURCE:The Canadian...
National Audio 5:15 PM ET
National Audio 5:15 PM ET--NAT095 - (US-California-Wildfires) THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. x-11s. Firefighters are warning that a raging wildfire that has burned more than 300 square kilometres in western Los Angeles is only 10 per cent contained. Local Sheriff's...
National Audio 6:05 AM ET
National Audio 6:05 AM ET--NAT035 - (US-Rockefeller-Christmas-Tree) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NEW YORK. x-35s. (Dave Schreiber) New York City is getting that Christmas look. A-B-C's Dave Schreiber explains. (opens with music) (SOURCE:ABC) --NAT036 - (US-Rockefeller-Christmas-Tree)...
National Audio 8:15 AM ET
National Audio 8:15 AM ET--NAT050 - (WWI-Centennial) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) PARIS. x-13s. French President Emmanuel Macron is warning against the dangers of nationalism in a speech aimed directly at the rising tide of populism in the United States and...
National Audio 8:55 PM ET
National Audio 8:55 PM ET--NAT114 - (US-California-Wildfires) THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. x-10s. Fire safety officials are warning that a raging wildfire that has burned more than 335-square kilometres in western Los Angeles is only 10 per cent contained....
National Audio 9:15 AM ET
National Audio 9:15 AM ET--NAT053 - (US-California-Wildfires) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) MALIBU. x-21s. Twenty-five people are dead, more than 100 are missing, and thousands of homes have been destroyed as wildfires burn across California. Two fires are burning...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Remembrance-Day-Cda) (Audio:82)A tightly packed crowd gathered today in Ottawa for the national Remembrance Day ceremonies, marking 100 years since the signing of the armistice that ended the First World War.Attendees huddled under sunny skies and...
Olympic Decision Time for Calgarians in 2026 Plebiscite
Olympic decision time for Calgarians--CALGARY - Calgarians will make important choices on behalf of their province and country when they step into the ballot box Tuesday.In answering the question whether they want to host the 2026 Winter Olympic and...
--Ontario Update-
---(Que-Child-Shot)A five-year-old boy and a 69-year-old man are in hospital following a shooting in Montreal's West Island last night.A 36-year-old man was arrested near the scene after Montreal police received a call at about 7 p-m about a man in crisis...
Ottawa to Encourage More Countries to Offer Contraception, Abortion: Bibeau
Bibeau reiterates support for abortion rights--MONTREAL - Canada will continue to encourage other countries to offer more family planning services including contraception and abortion because they're key to fighting poverty, the country's international...
Parade and 21-Gun Salute Mark Remembrance Day Ceremony in Montreal
Montrealers gather to mark Remembrance Day--MONTREAL - The blast of cannons pierced the air on Sunday as Montrealers gathered at a downtown square to mark the 100-year anniversary of the armistice that ended the First World War.The veterans in the crowd...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory addition for Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press Photojournalists.HALIFAX--Remembrance Day ceremonies....
--Prairie Update-
(Alta-Body-Fire)Police in southern Alberta are investigating the discovery of a body in an apartment damaged by fire.Firefighters were called to the Landmark Building in Lethbridge early yesterday and extinguished a blaze that was limited to one suite.The...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(Remembrance-Day-Armistice) (Audio: 06)It was 100 years ago today that the First World War came to an end.Approximately 65-thousand Canadian soldiers died in what was believed -- at the time -- to be the war to end all wars.A 25-year-old Canadian...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Remembrance Day-Cda) (Audio: 69)Hundreds of people assembled at the national war memorial in Ottawa today in sunshine, but chilly temperatures, to honour Canada's war dead and veterans.Governor General Julie Payette joined Defence Minister Harjit...
--Sixth NewsWatch-
---(Remembrance-Day-Cda)Canadians are pausing across the country to reflect on past conflicts, and to commemorate the end of the First World War 100 years ago.The official remembrance ceremony is in Ottawa where Defence Minister Harjit Saajan is presiding...
Son Says Mother Who Was Allegedly Pushed onto Tracks in Calgary Is Thankful
Woman allegedly pushed onto tracks feels fortunate--CALGARY - A Calgary woman who is now paralyzed after police say she was pushed in front of an oncoming transit train is awake from life-saving surgery and feels thankful to be alive, her son says.Allan...
--Sportsbreak--
---Andrew Harris ran in a fourth quarter touchdown as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers beat the Saskatchewan Roughriders 23-18 in the C-F-L's West Division semifinal. Winnipeg will travel to Calgary next week to face the Stampeders in the West final with the...
SportsCall Audio 3:10 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 3:10 AM ET--NAT025 - (SPORTS-BKN-Nets-Warriors) OAKLAND, Calif. x-16s. Kevin Durant had 28 points and 11 assists, Quinn Cook scored a season-high 27 in place of injured Stephen (STEF'-ehn) Curry and the Golden State Warriors used another...
SportsCall Audio 4:00 PM ET
SportsCall Audio 4:00 PM ET--NAT090 - (SPORTS-BKN-Timberwolves-76ers-Trade) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) MEMPHIS. x-10s. The Philadelphia 76ers are welcoming the arrival of Jimmy Butler. The Sixers have acquired the all-star guard in a package that will send...
SportsCall Audio 8:20 PM ET
SportsCall Audio 8:20 PM ET--NAT113 - (SPORTS-FBN: Browns 28 Falcons 16) CLEVELAND. x-17s. The Cleveland Browns ended a four-game losing streak with a stunning 28-16 win over the Atlanta Falcons. Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan says the Browns were the...
Stratford Festival Mourning Loss of One of Its Founders Douglas Rain
Stratford Festival mourning loss of actor--STRATFORD, Ont. - The Stratford Festival says it is mourning the loss of a "rare artist" and one of its pioneers, Douglas Rain, who died at the age of 90 on Sunday morning."Canadian theatre has lost one of its...
--Tenth NewsWatch-
---(Remembrance-Day-Cda) (Audio:99)Canadians -- right across the country -- took time today to remember that the sacrifices of our soldiers as part of Remembrance Day ceremonies.While this year marked the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World...
--Third NewsWatch-
---(Remembrance-Day-Armistice) (Audio: 07)It was on this day 100 years ago, at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month that the First World War -- the war to end all wars -- came to an end.Canadians across the country will take time to pause...
--Thirteenth NewsWatch-
---(Remembrance-Day-Armistice)Canadians pay tribute Sunday to those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.This year Remembrance-Day marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.The last Canadian veteran of the Great War --...
Today in History - Nov. 11
Today in History - Nov. 11--Today in History for Nov. 11:In 1215, the Fourth Lateran Council was convened by Pope Innocent III. The council first defined transubstantiation, the Roman Catholic belief that the bread and wine of the Eucharist change invisibly...
Today in Music History - Nov. 11
Today in Music History - Nov. 11--Today in Music History for Nov. 11:In 1919, the Hart House cultural centre opened at the University of Toronto. It was conceived by Vincent Massey and named after his grandfather, Hart Massey. Hart House's facilities...
Top News Advisory for Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018
Top News Advisory for Sunday, Nov. 11--TOP NEWS ADVISORYSunday, Nov. 115:10 p.m. ETHere are the latest Top News stories from The Canadian Press. All times are Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject...
Toronto Wolfpack Waste Little Time Appointing Brian McDermott Coach
Toronto Wolfpack name Brian McDermott coach--One day after parting ways with Paul Rowley, the Toronto Wolfpack signed former Leeds Rhinos coach Brian McDermott. McDermott, a 48-year Englishman, is a decorated coach who helped fill Leeds' trophy case...
Trudeau Warns of Dangers of Nationalist Leaders at Historic Armistice Gathering
PM, world leaders takes aim at nationalists--PARIS - A series of international leaders used a global commemoration of the end of the First World War to warn about the risk politicians who call themselves nationalists pose to a fragile peace, in a message...
Tsilhqot'in and Ottawa to Sign Financial Deal as Part of New Relationship: Chief
Tsilhqot'in and Ottawa to sign new financial deal--WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. - The leader of Canada's first Indigenous group to win title to its territory says an updated agreement it's negotiating with the federal government is part of a new model of relations...
--Twelfth NewsWatch-
---(California-Wildfires) (Audio: 108)It is certain to become the deadliest wildfire in California history.As relatives desperately searched shelters for missing loved ones Sunday, crews searching the smoking ruins of Paradise and outlying areas found...
WHL Roundup: Reese Johnson Lifts Rebels over Broncos 3-2 in Overtime
WHL: Johnson lifts Rebels over Broncos in OT--SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. - Reese Johnson scored a minute into overtime as the Red Deer Rebels edged the Swift Current Broncos 3-2 on Sunday in Western Hockey League action.Zak Smith and Josh Tarzwell had regulation-time...
WHL Roundup: Zaytsev, Johnson Help Rebels to 4-3 Shootout Win over Warriors
WHL: Zaytsev, Johnson help Rebels to shootout win--MOOSE JAW, Sask. - Oleg Zaytsev and Reese Johnson scored in the shootout as the Red Deer Rebels edged the Moose Jaw Warriors 4-3 on Saturday in Western Hockey League action.Chris Douglas scored twice...
Will AI Give Small-Business Owners, Fintechs a Leg Up-Or Reinforce Status Quo?
AI opens loan floodgates for small businesses--Two months into the launch of her dance studio, Natalie Borch needed a loan.The 34-year-old first-time business owner had opened the doors to The Pink Studio in February after she and her brother invested...
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