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Articles from November 14, 2018

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ADVISORY-Atl-Calendar
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ADVISORY-B-C Calendar
Here is Wednesday's B.C. calendar:(Please note, all calendar entries are for planning purposes only. Events are subject to change without notice)BURNABY, B.C. -- Terry Beech, Parliamentary secretary to the minister of transport, announces funding to...
Advisory-Prairie-Calendar
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AFN National Chief Urges Action on 'Gross Human-Rights Violation'
National chief urges action on sterilization--OTTAWA - Forced sterilizations of Indigenous women are reprehensible and must immediately be stopped, says Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde.The scope of the problem must also be examined...
Aimia CEO Says Company Will Review Strategy as It Works to Close Aeroplan Sale
Aimia reviewing strategy without Aeroplan--MONTREAL - Aimia Inc., which has seen its shares struggle in recent years, is launching a review of its strategic direction as it works to complete the sale of its flagship Aeroplan rewards program."While we...
A No-Go: Athletes and Officials Weigh in after Calgary Votes 'No' to 2026 Bid
A No-Go: Athletes react to Calgary decision--TORONTO - Rotating Olympic hosts? A single go-to destination every four years? Maybe dump the bid process altogether?There are no easy answers for what has become a challenging effort of late: finding interested...
Another Delay in Case of Man Accused of Killing Four People in Fredericton
Accused spree killer's case delayed again--FREDERICTON - There is yet another delay in the case of a Fredericton man accused of murdering two police officers and two civilians in an August shooting spree.Provincial court Judge Julian Dickson has adjourned...
Atlantic Update
(WEA-Atlantic-Storm)Schools are closed in parts of New Brunswick and Newfoundland and travel is being affected in Nova Scotia this afternoon as a storm with strong gusts is blowing through.Marine Atlantic is reporting cancelled crossings from Nova Scotia...
--Atlantic Update-
(WEA-Maritimes-Storm)Schools are closed throughout Newfoundland and travel to the island is being affected by a storm blowing through the region today.Marine Atlantic has cancelled crossings from Nova Scotia to Newfoundland and roads are slick with snow...
BC Audio 5:15 PM ET
BC Audio 5:15 PM ET--BC05 - (Voting-Referendum)VANCOUVER. x-19s. One of the directors of the Vote No Pro Rep campaign -- which is advocating in the ongoing referendum for B-C to stick with a first-past-the-post voting system -- says a claim that proportional...
B.C. MLAs Urge Trudeau to Call Byelection Immediately in Burnaby-South
B.C. MLAs urge Trudeau to call byelection--OTTAWA - Four NDP provincial politicians from British Columbia are urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to call a byelection in the federal riding of Burnaby South, where federal New Democrat leader Jagmeet...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Street-Checks)A Toronto activist who has fought to end police street checks says he was stopped by an officer in Vancouver.Desmond Cole says he'd barely been in the city a day before he was stopped by the officer who told him he was breaking...
Brian Gallant to Announce Plans to Step Down as New Brunswick Liberal Leader
Brian Gallant to announce plans to step down--FREDERICTON - Former New Brunswick premier Brian Gallant will be stepping down as Liberal leader, and asking the party to organize a leadership convention.The Canadian Press has learned from sources close...
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...
Calgarians Vote 'No' to Bidding for 2026 Winter Games, in Plebiscite
Calgarians say 'no' on 2026 Olympic bid--CALGARY - A Calgary bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games is destined to die after the majority of voters said 'no' to it.In a plebiscite asking citizens if they want to host a Winter Games again...
Calgary Mayor's Brand Can Withstand Olympic Bid Loss: Political Observers
Calgary mayor can withstand Olympic loss: observers--CALGARY - A week before Calgarians rejected another chance to hold the Winter Olympic Games, Mayor Naheed Nenshi, draped in a Team Canada scarf, stood before a rapt pro-bid crowd and made a passionate...
Canada Goose Reports Second-Quarter Profit Up, Raises Outlook for Full Year
Canada Goose profit up, raises outlook--TORONTO - Canada Goose Holdings Inc. hopes to use its acquisition of footwear company Baffin Inc. to explore the potential for Canada Goose footwear.Chief executive Dani Reiss said Wednesday that purchasing Hamilton,...
Canada Post Issues New Offer to Employees as eBay Calls on Ottawa to End Strikes
Canada Post issues 'time-limited' offer--OTTAWA - Canada Post has issued what it calls a "time-limited" contract offer to its employees in hopes of ending rotating strikes that have created a historic backlog of undelivered parcels.The offer Wednesday...
Canada Wants Free Trade Deal with Southeast Asian Nations, Trudeau Says
Trudeau makes trade pitch to Asian nations--SINGAPORE - Canada wants to walk down the path toward a free-trade agreement with a bloc of 10 Asian nations as early as next spring, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday in his only opportunity to...
Canadian Premier League Buys Ontario's League 1, Looks to Develop Talent There
CPL purchases Ontario's League 1 circuit--TORONTO - The Canadian Premier League added depth and a place to percolate talent on Wednesday by purchasing Ontario's League 1.The new pro circuit says League 1 will become "an integral part of the CPL," providing...
Canmore, Whistler, B.C., Disappointed by Calgary Vote to End 2026 Olympic Bid
Canmore mayor let down by vote to end Olympic bid--CANMORE, Alta. - Leaders in Canmore and Whistler say they are disappointed that Calgarians have rejected a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics.Canmore Mayor John Borrowman, who has lived in the Alberta...
Canopy Growth Shares Slip after Reporting Wider Q2 Loss Ahead of Pot Legalization
Canopy shares slip after posting wider loss--TORONTO - Canopy Growth Corp.'s shares fell more than 10 per cent after the cannabis producer reported a wider quarterly loss and revenue slowdown as operating expenses soared ahead of Canada's legalization...
Casey Proud of His Influence on the Raptors, Canadian Basketball
Casey back where he left "blood, sweat, tears"--TORONTO - Dwane Casey might be gone, but he certainly is not forgotten.The capacity Scotiabank Arena welcomed the 61-year-old Detroit Pistons coach back to Toronto with a long and loud standing ovation...
Celebrity Birthdays for Nov. 14
Celebrity birthdays for Nov. 14--Celebrity Birthdays for Nov. 14:Actress Kathleen Hughes ("Babe") is 90.Jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis Junior is 84.Composer Wendy Carlos is 79.Writer P.J. O'Rourke is 71.Prince Charles is 70.Guitarist James Young of Styx...
Cineplex Shares Plunge on Third-Quarter Earnings Miss despite Higher Revenues
Cineplex reports Q3 profit down, revenue up--TORONTO - Hit films helped deliver box office and concession stand gains for Cineplex Inc., but that wasn't enough to keep the entertainment giant from missing expectations as lower profits caused the company's...
Cirque Du Soleil Employees Uncomfortable with Decision to Perform in Saudi Arabia
Cirque du Soleil goes ahead with Saudi shows--MONTREAL - Cirque du Soleil's decision to go ahead with more performances in Saudi Arabia next month despite international outrage over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is creating a malaise within...
Delays at Sturgeon Refinery Add to Alberta Heavy Oil Price Discount Woes
Sturgeon Refinery delays add to oil woes--CALGARY - A new refinery touted as part of the solution to Alberta's oversupply of heavy oil likely won't begin processing oilsands bitumen until year-end, several months later than expected.That means 80,000...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Canada-Post-Rotating-Strikes) (Audio: P04)Hours after eBay called on the federal government to legislate an end to the Canada Post contract dispute, the postal service has made what it calls a "time-limited" contract offer to its employees.The four-year...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(OLY-2026-Calgary-Bid)Canadian Olympic Committee president Tricia Smith is disappointed with the results of a non-binding plebiscite that appears to have snuffed out Calgary's bid for the 2026 Winter Games.But she remains hopeful that the country...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Healing-Lodges)Ottawa has released figures showing the Correctional Service has been putting child-killers in Indigenous healing lodges for years.Conservative M-Ps hammered the government over the issue after learning Terri-Lynne McClintic had been...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Wednesday, Nov. 14
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...
Environmental Groups Call on Feds to Protect Caribou on Provincial Land
Environmental groups call on feds to protect caribou--TORONTO - Three environmental groups are calling on the federal government to protect boreal caribou in northern Ontario, saying a decade of mismanagement by the province has put the animals increasingly...
Expect No Quick End to Canada-Wide Cannabis Shortages, Producers Warn
No quick end to cannabis shortages, producers warn--The supply shortages that have plagued many provinces in the first month of legal cannabis will likely persist for years, industry insiders say.Provinces including British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba,...
Experts Warn of Economic Uncertainty until USMCA Ratified; Dems Cast Doubts
Divided Congress fuels USMCA uncertainty--WASHINGTON - Economic uncertainty will linger across North America unless and until a divided Congress approves the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, trade lawyers from both countries predicted Wednesday as newly...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Canada-Post-Rotating-Strikes) (Audio: p05)Canada Post has issued what it calls a "time-limited" four-year contract offer to CUP-W in the hopes of ending rotating strikes that have created a historic backlog of undelivered mail.The offer comes just...
--Fifth Newswatch-
---(OLY-2026-Calgary-Bid)(Audio:03)A majority has voted against Calgary bidding for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.More than 56 per cent of the 304-thousand Calgarians who cast ballots in yesterday's non-binding referendum voted "no" to...
--First NewsWatch-
---(OLY-2026-Calgary-Bid)Calgarians have given the thumbs down to making a bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.Tuesday's non-binding plebiscite saw 304-thousand Calgarians go to the polls, and 56 per cent voted "no thanks" to Calgary...
Ford Says Sexual Misconduct Allegations against Minister Are 'Smear Campaign'
Ford says allegations against minister are lies--TORONTO - Ontario Premier Doug Ford defended his finance minister Wednesday, saying allegations of sexual misconduct against the veteran legislator referenced in a book by former Progressive Conservative...
Ford Should Focus on Ontario, Not on Replacing Scheer, LeBlanc Says
Ford should unveil own climate plan: LeBlanc--OTTAWA - The Ford government should be using Thursday's economic update to unveil its plan to combat climate change in Ontario, rather than resorting to "gimmicks" to criticize the federal plan, the federal...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Canada-Post-Rotating-Strikes)Canada Post has issued a "time-limited'' contract offer to its employees in hopes of ending rotating strikes before the holiday shopping rush.The Crown corporation's four-year offer includes annual two-per-cent wage hikes,...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(OLY-2026-Calgary-Bid)(Audio:28)Reaction is coming from both sides after yesterday's referendum on a potential Calgary bid to host another Olympics.Of the just over 300-thousand Calgarians who voted in the non-binding plebiscite, 56 per cent said...
Grocery Prices Rise at Loblaw after Major Grocers Predicted Food Inflation
Grocery prices rise at Loblaw, company says--Canada's largest grocer saw food prices rise in its most recent quarter in the face of higher food costs and the company predicted that further increases are likely."We are seeing cost pressures translate...
Halifax Researchers Say Microbe Reveals 'Major New Branch' of Evolutionary Tree
Halifax researchers find new evolutionary branch--HALIFAX - A dirt sample taken from a wilderness area outside Halifax has led scientists at Dalhousie University to discover a new branch on the evolutionary tree of life.It turns out the small dirt scrape...
Halifax Sailor Charged with Sexually Assaulting Other Armed Forces Members
Halifax sailor charged with sexual assaults--HALIFAX - A member of the Canadian Armed Forces is facing charges in connection with alleged sexual assaults last year.In a news release Wednesday, the Department of National Defence said the allegations involve...
Harder Urges Senators to Embrace Independent Oversight of Their Expenses
Senate bills need outside look: top senator--OTTAWA - The government's representative in the Senate is urging senators to stop dragging their feet and create an independent body to oversee their expenses.Sen. Peter Harder is applying pressure six years...
Health-Lifestyles News as of 10 A.M. Wednesday, Nov. 14
Health-Lifestyles News Advisory--Good morning 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. Questions can go to WHAT WE'RE TALKING ABOUT TODAY:Gene-edited...
'He's Got a Hold of Me:' Woman Says She Was Groped by Manitoba Politician
Woman says Manitoba politician groped her--WINNIPEG - A longtime Manitoba Progressive Conservative party member and volunteer says she was groped by a legislature member ousted from government caucus last month over inappropriate remarks to female staff.The...
How Sex and Gender Influence How We Vote
How sex and gender influence how we vote--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 site.___Authors:...
Humans Reshaping Evolutionary History of Species around the Globe: Paper
Research shows humans reshaping 'tree of life'--VANCOUVER - Swallows are evolving smaller, more manoeuvrable wings to help them dodge buildings and vehicles.Some fish are growing mouths that are smaller and harder to hook.Large animals from caribou to...
Judge Won't Rule If Brain Dead Means Legally Dead in Case of Jewish Man
Judge won't rule if brain dead means dead--TORONTO - The demise of an Orthodox Jewish man has made it unnecessary to rule on the validity of the death certificate issued when he was declared brain dead, a judge has decided in a case that pitted medical...
Juul to Continue Selling Flavoured E-Cigarette Pods in Canadian Stores
Juul to continue flavoured e-cigarette sales in Canada--An American e-cigarette maker will continue selling mango, fruit, and cucumber flavoured pods in Canadian convenience and vape shops, despite no longer doing so south of the border because they...
Latest Figures from Coroners Service Show 128 People Died in B.C. in September
Decriminalization, not more task forces: proponent--VANCOUVER - The latest figures from the BC Coroners Service show 128 people died of illicit-drug overdoses in September, an eight per cent increase from the previous month.The figure released Wednesday...
Lowry Has Strong Words for Raptors' Lack of Communication after Loss
Lowry has strong words about team's communication--TORONTO - Raptors coach Nick Nurse might not have had a good look at Reggie Bullock's buzzer-beater.But moments after Toronto's 106-104 loss to Dwane Casey and the Detroit Pistons, Kyle Lowry had already...
Manager Appointed as Surrey, B.C. Works to Remove RCMP, Launch Municipal Force
B.C. city step closer to RCMP's departure--SURREY, B.C. - The City of Surrey, British Columbia has appointed a manager to oversee a planned transition to a municipal police force and the closure of its RCMP detachment.A news release from the city says...
Many Child Killers Have Been Placed in Indigenous Healing Lodges, Stats Show
Eleven child killers in healing lodges: stats--OTTAWA - Newly released figures show the practice of placing child-killers in the federal prison service's Indigenous healing lodges stretches back several years -- well before the recent uproar over Terri-Lynne...
Mets' deGrom Gets NL Cy Young with Record-Low Wins; Snell Takes AL
Mets' deGrom gets Cy Young with record-low wins--NEW YORK - After a season marred by narrow defeats, Jacob deGrom became a runaway winner.The New York Mets ace easily won the National League Cy Young Award on Wednesday night, a reward for a historically...
Mortgage Risks Fading Thanks to Higher Rates, Tougher Rules: Bank of Canada
Mortgage risks fading: Bank of Canada--OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada provided a closer look Wednesday at just how much stricter mortgage rules and higher interest rates have helped slow the entry of new households into the category of "deeply indebted...
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 (15,133.12, up 1.34 points).Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 58 cents, or 6.64 per cent,...
NASA Wants Canadian Boots on the Moon but Feds Still Pondering Space Options
NASA wants Canadian boots on the moon--OTTAWA - The Trudeau government faced criticism Wednesday for a tepid response to the head of the U.S. space agency saying he wants to see Canadian astronauts walking on the moon in the near future.Jim Bridenstine,...
National Audio 10:35 AM ET
National Audio 10:35 AM ET--NAT085 - (ENT-COUNTRY-CMA-Awards-Preview) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-12s. The Country Music Association is getting set to hand out the hardware tonight. Kelsea Ballerini is up for Female Vocalist of the Year, but she...
National Audio 1:25 PM ET
National Audio 1:25 PM ET--NAT098 - (Soccer-Coin-Toss) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LONDON. x-31s. (Tom Rivers) After discovering that he forgot the coin needed for the all-important coin toss, a soccer referee decided to improvise. (opens with and contains...
National Audio 1:45 PM ET
National Audio 1:45 PM ET--NAT101 - (Cannabis-Shortages) MONCTON, N.B. x-20s. Industry insiders say the cannabis product shortages that have plagued many provinces in Canada will likely persist for years. Ray Gracewood of the New Brunswick-based OrganiGram...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT001 - (OLY-2026-Calgary-Bid) CALGARY. x-12s. A majority has voted against Calgary bidding for the 2026 Winter Games. More than 56 per cent of Calgarians who cast ballots in Tuesday's non-binding plebiscite, voted "no." Just...
National Audio 2:55 AM ET
National Audio 2:55 AM ET--NAT007 - (US-Ohio-Family-Killed) (EXTENDED) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-26s. Four people have been arrested in connection with the mysterious murders of an Ohio family two years ago. A-B-C News Chief Justice Correspondent...
National Audio 3:05 AM ET
National Audio 3:05 AM ET--NAT011 - (US-Amazon-HQ-Trump-Tax-Break) (NOTE LENGTH) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NEW YORK. x-04s. Online retail-giant Amazon is splitting its planned new headquarters between Arlington, Virginia and New York City. The Long Island...
National Audio 3:35 PM ET
National Audio 3:35 PM ET--NAT108 - (NY-Record-Lottery-Win) NEW YORK. x-27s. (Warren Levinson) The Harlem man who won a New York record 343-million-dollars in the lottery has come forward to claim his prize. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT109 - (US-Catholic-Bishops)...
National Audio 5:05 AM ET
National Audio 5:05 AM ET--NAT030 - (US-Trump-Staff-Shakeup) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-19s. U-S President Donald Trump is thought to be strongly considering replacing his Secretary of Homeland Security. A-B-C's Tara Palmieri explains why. ("..hardline...
National Audio 5:45 AM ET
National Audio 5:45 AM ET--NAT051 - (EU-Brexit) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LONDON. x-34s. (Tom Rivers) Britain's cabinet meets today to consider Prime Minister Theresa May's draft agreement on the U-K exit from the European Union. More from A-B-C's Tom Rivers...
National Audio 6:05 AM ET
National Audio 6:05 AM ET--NAT056 - (ENT-TV-Jimmy-Kimmel-Live!) (EXTENDED) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LOS ANGELES. x-37s. During his monologue on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Tuesday night, host Jimmy Kimmel told the audience he was celebrating his birthday. ("..uplifting...
National Audio 6:05 PM ET
National Audio 6:05 PM ET--NAT121 - (Voting-Referendum) VANCOUVER. x-17s. The "Vote No" campaign against proportional representation is warning that the proposed voting system could give a platform to extremists by giving them a seat in the B-C legislature...
National Audio 6:45 AM ET
National Audio 6:45 AM ET--NAT064 - (US-El-Chapo-Prosecution) NEW YORK. x-19s. The trial of Joaquin (wah-KEEN') Guzman (gooz-MAHN'), or "El Chapo" as he's most often called, began yesterday in Brooklyn, New York. A-B-C's Aaron Katersky reports on how...
National Audio 7:05 PM ET
National Audio 7:05 PM ET--NAT126 - (US-El-Chapo-Prosecution) NEW YORK. x-32s. (Warren Levinson) Testimony has begun in the New York trial of the reputed Mexican drug kingpin known by the nickname El Chapo. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT127 - (EU-Brexit)...
National Audio 7:15 PM ET
National Audio 7:15 PM ET--NAT129 - (Tattooed-Skin-Preserved) SASKATOON. x-09s. The wife of a well-known Saskatoon tattoo artist is honouring her late husband's wishes by having some of his ink-adorned skin removed and preserved. Chris Wenzel, the 41-year-old...
National Audio 7:55 AM ET
National Audio 7:55 AM ET--NAT069 - (Migrant-Caravan) (FOR PRODUCTION) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) CULIACAN, Mexico. x-09s. Central Americans traveling toward the U-S are in Culiacan in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. They are more than 14-hundred kilometres...
National Audio 9:05 PM ET
National Audio 9:05 PM ET--NAT136 - (US-California-Wildfires) CHICO, Calif. x-14s. Officials say they're looking to bring in mobile homes for thousands of people who have lost their houses to a Northern California wildfire. The California Governor's...
Natural Resources Minister Says New Pipelines the Answer to Oil Price Problems
Pipelines the answer to oil price woes: Sohi--CALGARY - Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi says he shares Albertan's "frustration" at billions of dollars being lost to the Canadian economy due to oil price discounts linked to export pipeline capacity...
NHL Notebook: Max Domi Flourishing in Montreal Pressure Cooker after Trade
Max Domi flourishing in Montreal after trade--Marc Bergevin says it takes a certain type of player to excel in the spotlight.The general manager of the Montreal Canadiens appears to have found one in Max Domi."It's easy to play in a non-hockey market,"...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Canada-Post-Rotating-Strikes) (Audio: P05)Canadian Union of Postal Workers members have until this Saturday to accept what Canada Post calls a "time-limited" contract offer it hopes will bring an end to rotating strikes across the country.The Crown...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Canada-Post-Rotating-Strikes)Online sales giant Ebay has sent a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calling for legislation to end labour disruptions at Canada Post.Ebay warns that quick action is needed to ensure retailers don't lose out on...
No Charges against Abbotsford Officer Accused of Theft: Prosecution Service
Lack of evidence ends case against Abbotsford cop--VICTORIA - A British Columbia police officer will not be charged over an allegation he stole cash during a drug raid in Abbotsford last year, even though the provincial prosecution service says the officer's...
No G20 Member Has Climate Plan Strong Enough to Meet Paris Targets: Report
Canada's per-person emissions highest in G20--OTTAWA - Canadians produce more greenhouse gas emissions per person than any other G20 economy, according to a new analysis.Climate Transparency, a coalition of international climate organizations, released...
Nova Scotia Man Jailed for Sexually Assaulting Drunk, Sleeping Woman
Man jailed for sexually assaulting drunk, sleeping woman--A man who sexually assaulted a sleeping, intoxicated stranger during a Nova Scotia cabin party has been sentenced to two years in prison.Nova Scotia Supreme Court Justice Nick Scaravelli said...
Nova Scotia Pulp Mill Expected to Miss 2020 Deadline to Close Boat Harbour
Pulp mill expected to miss 2020 deadline--ABERCROMBIE POINT, N.S. - A controversial pulp mill in northern Nova Scotia is facing delays with its new wastewater system, making it likely to miss the provincial deadline of January 2020 to stop using a polluted...
Officials Caught 'Snooping' on Health Records, N.S. Privacy Commissioner Says
Officials caught 'snooping' on health records--HALIFAX - An investigation by Nova Scotia's privacy commissioner says health officials have been caught "snooping" on personal health records -- something she says is a serious invasion of privacy and a...
OHL Roundup: Sam Rhodes Lifts Barrie Colts over Hamilton Bulldogs 6-3
OHL: Rhodes lifts Colts over Bulldogs--HAMILTON - Sam Rhodes scored twice, including the power-play winner, as the Barrie Colts doubled the Hamilton Bulldogs 6-3 on Wednesday in Ontario Hockey League play.Lucas Chiodo also had a pair of goals for Barrie...
One Year after Hiking Injury: Manitoba Premier Returns to the Wilderness
Manitoba premier returns to scene of fall--WINNIPEG - A year after he was seriously injured on a wilderness hike in New Mexico, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister has apparently conquered the same trail.Pallister's press secretary says the premier and...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-OPG-Velshi)Ontario's opposition parties are calling for an investigation into allegations that a senior aide to Premier Doug Ford interfered in staffing matters at one of the province's Crown corporations.A Globe and Mail report published yesterday...
--Ontario Update --
---(Toronto-Homicides)Toronto has tied its previous record for most homicides in a year.The city's 89th slaying took place early this morning when gunshots were reported in a west-end neighbourhood.The death marks a record not seen since 1991.Police...
Ottawa QB Harris Looks to Prove Critics Wrong When Redblacks Host Ticats in East Final
Harris looks to prove critics wrong--OTTAWA - Win or lose, Trevor Harris knows he won't be able to quiet his critics.The Ottawa quarterback has struggled to earn respect as a big-game player, even though he has only has one playoff start to his name....
Ousting Member for Swastika-Rainbow Flag Comment Not His Call: Opposition Leader
Leader says expelling party member not his call--EDMONTON - Alberta Opposition Leader Jason Kenney says it is up to the United Conservative Party's board to decide whether to expel a member who compared the LGBTQ rainbow flag to the swastika.Kenney told...
Parliament Audio 4:25 PM ET
Parliament Audio 4:25 PM ET--P07 - (Coerced-Sterilization-Indigenous) OTTAWA. x-11s. Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the scope of coerced sterilization of Indigenous women must be examined across Canada. He also says there...
Police Investigate Alleged Sex Assault at Toronto Private School
Police investigate alleged sex assault at school--TORONTO - An investigation is underway into an alleged sexual assault at a prestigious private school in Toronto, police said Wednesday as the institution announced it had expelled students over two serious...
Prairie Audio 4:30 PM MT
Prairie Audio 4:30 PM MT--PR10 - (Tattooed-Skin-Preserved)SASKATOON. x-09s. The wife of a well-known Saskatoon tattoo artist is honouring her late husband's wishes by having some of his ink-adorned skin removed and preserved. Chris Wenzel, the 41-year-old...
--Prairie Update-
---(Manitoba-School-App)The Winnipeg School Division has an app for parents who want to keep track of their children.The SafeArrival app allows parents to alert the school of upcoming absences and notifies parents when their child is late or missing...
--Prairie Update-
(Sask-Church-Fire)An early morning fire has destroyed a church on Saskatchewan's Cowessess First NationChief Cadmus Deslorme says the flames broke out around 2 a-m and the structure had been burned to the ground about four hours later.Volunteers and...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
---(Cargill-Sale-Ontario)The Competition Bureau says Quebec-based agri-food co-operative La Coop federee has agreed to sell several Cargill retail locations in Ontario as part of an agreement related to its purchase of some of Cargill's grain and crop...
Prep-Business Report
---(Markets)Canada's main stock index edged higher as the key materials and energy sectors rose with the price of oil ending its unprecedented slump.The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 1.34 points to 15,133.12.In New York, the Dow Jones industrial...
Prep-Entertainment-Report
Prep-Entertainment-Report-----CNN - TRUMP ADMINISTRATION - JIM ACOSTA PRESS PASSNEW YORK (AP) _ The Trump administration doesn't sound like it's backing away from a legal fight with C-N-N. The network has sued the Trump administration to force it to...
PREP-Lifewatch
---<(Art-Therapy-Health)For some seniors, visiting the museum instead of the doctor's office could do the trick for their health and well-being.Research conducted at Montreal's Museum of Fine Arts by McGill University geriatric medicine experts found...
Prep-Music-Report
Prep-Music-Report-----TRUMP - KENNEDY CENTER HONORSNEW YORK (AP) _ People hoping to see a showdown when Cher gets a Kennedy Center Honor from U-S President Donald Trump on December 2nd will be disappointed. Neither Trump nor his wife, Melania, will attend...
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