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Articles from November 15, 2018

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ADVISORY-Atl-Calendar
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ADVISORY-B-C Calendar
Here is Thursday's B.C. calendar:(Please note, all calendar entries are for planning purposes only. Events are subject to change without notice)BURNABY, B.C. -- NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh will make an announcement regarding the opioid crisis in British...
Advisory-Prairie-Calendar
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After Knee Surgery, Veteran Defender David Edgar Savours His Time with Canada
Edgar happy to be back in Canadian fold--Having battled back from knee surgery, veteran defender David Edgar is savouring his time with the Canadian national team.And at 31, with a career that has taken him from Newcastle to Vancouver, the six-foot-four...
Alberta Energy Firms Split on Call for Government Imposed Production Cuts
Call for output cuts split Alberta oil firms--CALGARY - The question of whether Alberta should force industry-wide production cuts to relieve an oversupply of oil and support prices has opened a rift between companies who are suffering from current price...
Antibiotic Resistance Growing Global Threat That Needs to Be Countered: Experts
Antibiotic resistance growing threat: experts--TORONTO - With cold and flu season upon us, some patients will undoubtedly go to their doctors seeking a prescription for antibiotics, even though the drugs are useless against such viral infections.It is...
AP Sports Digest
AP Sports Digest--BC-AP Sports DigestThe supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.m. and Doug Feinberg at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate,...
'Assassin's Creed Odyssey' Developers Offer Gamers a World of Choice
'Assassin's Creed Odyssey' all about choice--TORONTO - The Ubisoft Quebec developers behind "Assassin's Creed Odyssey" wanted the game to be all about choice, allowing gamers to develop their character and chart their own course in Ancient Greece. For...
Atlantic Update
(NL-Nasty-Storm)Powerful winds have been rocking parts of Newfoundland and Labrador through the night.Forecasters were calling for damaging winds, high seas and snow squalls in many areas of the island and eastern Labrador before the system moves on.The...
--Atlantic Update-
---(NL-Plane-Crash)No injuries have been reported after a Dash 8 aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing in Newfoundland today.PAL airlines says Flight 1922 was en route to Deer Lake but had to divert to Stephenville Airport after there was...
Baloney Meter: Will Tougher Penalties for Gang Members Make Canada Safer?
Will more gang penalties make Canada safer?--OTTAWA - "Canadians deserve to feel safe where they live. A Conservative government will deal swiftly and firmly with gang crime as part of our overall plan for a safer Canada."-- Conservative Leader Andrew...
Batherson Scores in Debut as Senators Stymie Red Wings in 2-1 Victory
Batherson scores, Senators stymie Wings--OTTAWA - Drake Batherson's NHL debut couldn't have gone any better.The Ottawa Senators rookie scored the game-winner in a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night."Coming in today and having all...
B.C. Children's Watchdog Calls for Help in Preventing Overdoses
Kids' watchdog wants help on overdose prevention--VICTORIA - British Columbia's children's watchdog has released a report calling for comprehensive change after it says two dozen children between the ages of 10 and 18 died of drug overdoses last year.Jennifer...
B.C. Man Trapped in Truck for Several Days Recovers in Victoria Hospital
B.C. man trapped in truck survives on apples--CAMPBELL RIVER, Canada - A 23-year-old Vancouver Island man is recovering in a Victoria hospital after his truck went off a cliff and he was pinned in the vehicle with a broken femur for several days.Duncan...
--B-C Update-
---(BC-Youth-Substance-Abuse)B-C's children's watchdog has released a report calling for stronger harm reduction measures to help young drug users.The report by Jennifer Charlesworth follows consultations with 100 children at risk that found most youth...
Big-Talking Investor Michael Wekerle Has Huge Plans for El Mocambo Concert Venue
El Mocambo's palm tree sign to shine again--TORONTO - Underneath the El Mocambo's newly recreated palm tree sign Michael Wekerle hopes to conjure up a spell of rock star magic.Four years after the former "Dragon's Den" star bought the famed concert venue...
Bombardier Executive Stock Plan under the Microscope by Securities Regulator
Bombardier exec stock plan under scrutiny--BOSTON - Quebec's financial market regulator is reviewing Bombardier Inc.'s executive compensation plan, calling on the plane-and-train maker to suspend all related trades just hours after Quebec's premier expressed...
'Brain Drain' Question from Student Shadows Trudeau's Trade Push in Asia
'Brain drain' question shadows trade push--SINGAPORE - Talented people who immigrate to Canada don't necessarily abandon their home countries, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told students in Singapore Thursday, when he had to defend the consequences of...
Brown's Book Alleges Brian Mulroney Bargained over Daughter's Political Future
Brown's book lifts curtain on Ontario politics--TORONTO - A new book purporting to tell the truth about the fall of Patrick Brown offers a rare glimpse into the machinations inside the Ontario Progressive Conservative party following his abrupt resignation...
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...
Canada Might Follow U.S. Lead in Sanctioning Saudis in Khashoggi Case: Freeland
Canada may sanction Saudis in Khashoggi case--PORT COLBORNE, Ont. - Canada might follow a U.S. decision to put personal sanctions on Saudi Arabian officials allegedly involved in killing journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey last month, Foreign Affairs...
Canada Post Must Deal with 'Injury Crisis' to End Walkouts, Says Union
Postal union mulls latest offers; no deal yet--OTTAWA - Canada Post's latest contract offers to its workers contain positives but not enough to put an end to rotating walkouts, the head of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers said Thursday.And CUPW national...
Canada Resisting UN Request to Extend Mali Mission: Sources
UN asking Canada to extend Mali mission--OTTAWA - The Trudeau government is resisting a United Nations request to extend Canada's peacekeeping mission in Mali so medical evacuations can continue while replacements for Canada's personnel arrive, according...
Caregivers 'Glue' Holding Health System Together, but Need More Support: Report
More support needed for family caregivers:report--TORONTO - They come from all walks of life, young and old: millions of Canadians who are unpaid caregivers for aging parents, children with a disability or a sibling with a chronic illness. Yet a survey...
Celebrity Birthdays for Nov. 15
Celebrity birthdays for Nov. 15--Celebrity Birthdays for Nov. 15:Country singer C.W. McCall is 90.Actor Ed Asner is 89.Singer Petula Clark is 86.Comedian Jack Burns of Burns and Schreiber is 85.Actress Joanna Barnes ("Spartacus," ''The Parent Trap")...
CFL Will Use Extra On-Field Official to Watch for Illegal Blows to Quarterback
CFL to use additional on-field official--TORONTO - The Canadian Football League will add an extra official to the field for the rest of the playoffs to watch for any blows delivered to the head or neck of a quarterback.The development comes after Saskatchewan...
China Says Butt out; Canada Calls for Release of "Arbitrarily" Detained Muslims
China says butt out; Canada says free Muslims--OTTAWA - Canada stood firm against Chinese criticism Thursday after the Trudeau government rallied more than a dozen countries in expressing concern to Beijing about its jailing of hundreds of thousands...
Dead Saskatoon Tattoo Artist's Skin Removed, Preserved to Honour His Work
Dead tattoo artist's skin removed, preserved--SASKATOON - When Chris Wenzel knew he was going to die, he had an unusual request for his wife.The well-known Saskatoon tattoo artist asked that his ink-adorned skin be removed and preserved before he was...
Diabetic Alert Dogs Meet Their Owners for the First Time, Start Bonding Process
Diabetic alert dogs meet their owners--OAKVILLE, Ont. - Just minutes after Carrie Lemay met her new dog, Freckles, she says the black lab starting frantically pawing and jumping up on her.Freckles wasn't being disobedient -- she is a diabetic alert dog,...
Dividing Lines between Credit Unions, Banks Blurring, but Key Differences Remain
Blurring lines between credit unions, banks--TORONTO - Distinctions between credit unions and private banks are fading as online banking, changing regulations, and competition have changed the retail banking landscape, but a few fundamental differences...
Early Data Suggests No Spike in Pot-Impaired Driving after Legalization: Police
No spike in stoned driving after Oct. 17: police--VANCOUVER - Canadian police have not seen a spike in cannabis-impaired driving one month since legalization, but there needs to be more awareness of laws around storing marijuana in vehicles and passengers...
Edmonton Committee Recommends Chokehold on Policing of Pro Wrestling
Motion opts for exit from pro wrestling ring--EDMONTON - An Edmonton city hall committee has decided that professional wrestling is simply entertainment and is recommending council strike it from the card of similar events it does have to govern.The...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Ont-School-Investigation)There are questions about how a prestigious private school in Toronto handled an alleged sexual assault on a student.Police say St. Michael's College School, an all-boys Catholic institution that teaches grades 7 through...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-California-Wildfire)After several frantic days, a Newfoundland woman has learned that her aunt and uncle died in the massive wildfire in Northern California.Megan James of Lewisport launched a desperate search on social media to try to locate...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Ont-School-Investigation) (Audio: 92)Toronto police say they learned about the alleged sexual assault of a student at a prestigious private school from the media, and not from the principal of St. Michael's College School.Principal Greg Reeves sent...
Families, Police Appeal for Information in Ontario Triple Homicide
Families, police appeal for info in triple homicide--TORONTO - An Indigenous community in southwestern Ontario devastated by the killings of three of their members, including a woman who was seven months pregnant, issued an emotional plea for public...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Saudi-Arabia) (Audio: P04)Canada's foreign affairs minister says Ottawa is considering tapping its Magnitsky laws to slap sanctions on several Saudi Arabian officials allegedly involved in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Chrystia Freeland...
--Fifth Newswatch-
---(Trudeau-Asia-Trade)(Audio:51)He is still talking trade in Singapore, but the death of a dissident Saudi journalist in Turkey isn't far from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's mind.He told reporters today his government wants answers from Saudi Arabia...
Final Order Issued Barring Mail Delivery of Tabloid Accused of Promoting Hate
Permanent ban on mail delivery of tabloid--OTTAWA - The federal government has ordered Canada Post to permanently cease delivering a controversial Toronto-based tabloid that has been criticized for promoting hatred against Jews, visible minorities, women...
Final Shot for Some in the Canadian Hockey League to Extend Career
Make-or-break season for veteran CHLers--Time is working against the top three scorers in the Ontario Hockey League.North Bay Battalion forward Justin Brazeau, Owen Sound Attack forward Kevin Hancock and Ottawa 67's forward Tye Felhaber sit 1-2-3, respectively,...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Canada-Post-Rotating-Strikes)The union for 50-thousand striking Canadian postal workers is looking over an offer delivered Wednesday afternoon by Canada Post, which warns time is of the essence.The Crown corporation says with online holiday shopping...
Ford Government's First Fiscal Update Shows Ontario Cut Deficit to $14.5 Billion
Ontario cuts deficit to $14.5 billion--Ontario's way out of a deep "fiscal hole" won't be easy, the Progressive Conservative government warned Thursday as it announced plans to eliminate three independent legislative watchdogs, end subsidies to political...
For the Sake of Kids, Embrace Math
For the sake of kids, embrace math--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:...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Saudi-Arabia) (Audio: P03)Ottawa is considering following a U-S decision to put personal sanctions on Saudi Arabian officials allegedly involved in last month's disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey.Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(Trudeau-Asia-Trade)(Audio:50)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government wants answers from Saudi Arabia on that country's -- quote -- "perspective and their participation, potentially," in last month's killing of a dissident Saudi journalist.Earlier...
Gallant Names New Mission after Stepping Down: Repair N.B.'S Linguistic Divide
Gallant seeks new mission after stepping down--FREDERICTON - Former premier Brian Gallant announced plans to resign as New Brunswick Liberal leader Thursday, as well as a new mission: to tour Canada's only officially bilingual province in a bid to repair...
Giller Finalists Share the Books That Made Them Fall in Love with Reading
Giller finalists on their first loves of reading--Canada's literary upper crust will walk the red carpet at a posh Toronto hotel on Monday to award $100,000 to the author of the 25th book to enter the Scotiabank Giller Prize cannon.But before their names...
Giller Finalist Thea Lim's Sci-Fi Romance Migrates through Space-Time
Giller finalist Thea Lim migrates through space-time--TORONTO - When Toronto-based author Thea Lim travels back to Singapore, she finds the place where she grew up no longer exists, at least not to her.Of course, she still can visit the geographic landmarks...
Health-Lifestyles News as of 4 P.M. Thursday, Nov. 15
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. Questions can go to WHAT WE'RE TALKING ABOUT...
Henderson: IOC Should Go to Europe for '26 Games and Give '30 Games to Calgary
Henderson weighs in on Calgary's Olympic future--TORONTO - Two-time Olympian and former International Olympic Committee member Paul Henderson would like to see the IOC follow its own lead when it comes to the selection of host cities for the Games.The...
Highlights of the Ontario Government's Fall Economic Statement
Highlights of Ontario's fiscal update--TORONTO - Ontario's Progressive Conservative government presented an update on the state of the province's finances on Thursday, their first major fiscal plan since wining a majority in the spring election. Here...
Hometown Talent to Be Showcased as NCAA Basketball Comes to Vancouver
Vancouver athlete heads home for NCAA showcase--VANCOUVER - Louise Forsyth can't wait to play basketball in front of a hometown crowd again.Seeing family and friends in the stands is rare now that the Langley, B.C., native plays guard for the Gonzaga...
How One Canadian Investment Company Is Chasing Oscars with Top Hollywood Stars
Canadian investment firm chases Oscar--TORONTO - Jason Cloth still remembers the night his biggest shot at Oscar glory slipped out of his hands.The Toronto-based financier had just finished celebrating his 2016 film "The Birth of a Nation" at a dinner...
Independent Oversight of Senators' Expenses Not Necessary, Tory Senator Says
Senators-only oversight of expenses defended--OTTAWA - A Conservative senator is pushing back against criticism that a proposal for keeping tabs on senators' expense claims amounts to asking them to mark their own homework.Sen. David Wells says he was...
Intense Storm Brings Wind, Snow to N.L.: 'The Shore Is Taking an Awful Beating'
Intense storm brings wind, snow to N.L.--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A ferocious storm is pounding much of Newfoundland and Labrador with powerful winds, blowing snow and surging waves, in what Environment Canada said was the largest storm in the world as of...
International Intrigue: Two Defence and Security Conferences Open in Halifax
Halifax hosts simultaneous security conferences--HALIFAX - Hundreds of defence and security experts from around the world are expected to gather in Halifax this weekend to discuss everything from espionage and terrorism to Russian meddling and North...
Jets Beat Capitals 3-1; University of Manitoba Coach Serves as Backup Goalie
Ben Chiarot lifts Jets over Capitals--WINNIPEG - Ben Chiarot wanted to play well against the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals.The defenceman did just that by scoring the game-winner as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Capitals 3-1 on...
Manitoba MLAs Accused of Harassment Should Be Subject to Suspension: Liberals
Manitoba Liberals want ethics commissioner--WINNIPEG - Manitoba's Liberal Leader says politicians accused of sexual harassment or other inappropriate comments should face possible suspension from the legislature.Dougald Lamont's comments came after a...
Manitoba NDP Calling for Safe-Injection Site, Department for Addictions
Manitoba NDP want more drug resources--WINNIPEG - Manitoba's Opposition New Democrats say if they were in power, they would set up a new government department -- along with a separate minister -- for drug addiction and mental health.NDP Leader Wab Kinew...
Manitoba Tory Backbencher Holds Another Fundraiser at Men-Only Squash Club
Manitoba Tory holds another fundraiser at men-only club--WINNIPEG - A Manitoba government backbencher is once again holding a fundraising event at a squash club that doesn't allow women to become members.The constituency association for Scott Johnston,...
Mixing Business and Family: Trudeau Turns to Singapore Ancestors to Widen Trade
Trudeau revives family history in Singapore--SINGAPORE - Slowly strolling along a paved walkway, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau looked around Fort Canning and came face-to-face with his history.The brick walls lining the stairs on the park's edges hold...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (15,144.88, up 11.76 points).Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Down 11 cents, or five per cent, to $2.09 on 29.2...
Most Survey Respondents Support Changes to Saskatchewan Trespassing Legislation
Saskatchewan trespassing plan gets support in survey--REGINA - The Saskatchewan government says it will introduce changes to trespassing laws this fall after a survey showed support for updated legislation.The results, released by the province Thursday,...
Move over CEOs: Designers Have Arrived in Corporate Boardrooms
Move over CEOs: Designers have arrived in corporate boardrooms--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...
Nanaimo, B.C. Residents Get Green Bin Refresher after Unpleasant Discovery
Nasty discovery at Nanaimo, B.C. recycler--NANAIMO, B.C. - The discovery of an apparent big section of deer carcass in a City of Nanaimo green bin has prompted the Vancouver Island community to launch a refresher course on what is or is not acceptable...
National Audio 10:45 AM ET
National Audio 10:45 AM ET--NAT067 - (Saudi-Arabia-Writer-Killed) (EXTENDED) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-35s. Saudi Arabia's foreign minister says that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had "absolutely" nothing to do with the killing of Saudi writer...
National Audio 11:55 AM ET
National Audio 11:55 AM ET--NAT076 - (NB-Liberals-Gallant) FREDERICTON. x-17s. Former premier Brian Gallant is resigning as New Brunswick Liberal leader. Gallant made the widely anticipated announcement today at the legislative building. He says he plans...
National Audio 1:25 PM ET
National Audio 1:25 PM ET--NAT089 - (NB-Liberals-Gallant) FREDERICTON. x-16s. Former premier Brian Gallant is resigning as New Brunswick Liberal leader. Gallant says he plans to remain as Opposition leader until the party chooses his replacement to provide...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT001 - (McKenna-Whales) VICTORIA. x-11s. Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says the federal government is taking several approaches to improve the life expectancy of killer whales on the West Coast. She says salmon fishing...
National Audio 2:55 PM ET
National Audio 2:55 PM ET--NAT099 - (US-California-Wildfires) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LOS ANGELES. x-30s. (Alex Stone) High ranking officials in California say changes need to be made as the state continues to deal with aggressive wildfires. (WA) (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT100...
National Audio 3:45 AM ET
National Audio 3:45 AM ET--NAT018 - (US-Avenatti-Arrest) UNDATED. x-32s. (Mike Gracia) Attorney Michael Avenatti was arrested in Los Angeles on a domestic violence charge. (WA) (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT019 - (US-Credit-Cards-Holiday-Shopping)...
National Audio 4:15 PM ET
National Audio 4:15 PM ET--NAT108 - (US-Saudi Arabia-Writer Killed) WASHINGTON. x-41s. (Sagar Meghani) The U-S is adding sanctions against Saudi officials it says were involved in journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing.(SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT109...
National Audio 4:35 PM ET
National Audio 4:35 PM ET--NAT112 - (US-TEC-Facebook) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-09s. Facebook C-E-O Mark Zuckerberg is defending the actions of the social media giant following a New York Times report that the company tried to deflect blame and...
National Audio 4:55 PM ET
National Audio 4:55 PM ET--NAT115 - (Wildfires-BC-First-Nations) TELEGRAPH CREEK, B-C. x-11s. Members of a tiny First Nation in northwest B-C are set to return home today after fleeing a destructive wildfire this summer. The Emergency Operations Director...
National Audio 5:55 AM ET
National Audio 5:55 AM ET--NAT038 - (EU-Brexit) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LONDON. x-32s. (Tom Rivers) British lawmakers are struggling to summon much enthusiasm for the proposed Brexit plan that Prime Minister Theresa May has agreed to with the European Union,...
National Audio 6:15 AM ET
National Audio 6:15 AM ET--NAT043 - (ENT-TV-Late-Night) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NEW YORK. x-12s. During his monologue on Wednesday night, "Late Night" host Seth Meyers joked about the results of last week's midterm elections. ("..how to celebrate.") (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT044...
National Audio 6:25 PM ET
National Audio 6:25 PM ET--NAT122 - (US-Suicide-By-Job) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-29s. (Daria Albinger) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released a corrected study on the connection between certain jobs and the risk of suicide....
National Audio 6:45 AM ET
National Audio 6:45 AM ET--NAT051 - (Trudeau-Asia-Trade) SINGAPORE. x-17s. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government wants answers from Saudi Arabia on its possible participation in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The death of the...
NBL Canada 2018-19 Regular-Season Schedule
NBL Canada 2018-19 Regular-season Schedule--National Basketball League of Canada2018-19 Regular-season ScheduleAll Times LocalThursday's resultMoncton at HalifaxFriday's gameCape Breton at Island, 7 p.m.Saturday's gamesSudbury at Windsor, 7 p.m.Halifax...
New Canadian Coast Guard Radar Updates Marine Traffic Monitoring off B.C. Coast
Radar upgrades to make B.C. marine travel safer--RICHMOND, B.C. - The federal government is adding to marine traffic monitoring with more radar coverage along the British Columbia coast in order to improve safety for ships travelling through narrow and...
NFL Provides University of Calgary $12M for Research into Youth Concussions
Calgary university gets funding for concussion research--CALGARY - The University of Calgary is receiving $12 million from the National Football League for research into how to reduce concussion rates in young players.The funding comes from the league's...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Alta-Three-Dead)The Mounties say three people have died in a workplace accident in an industrial area just south of Edmonton.Emergency crews responded Thursday afternoon to a call at Millennium Cryogenic Technologies in Leduc, where three men were...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-California-Wildfire) (Audio: 62)A Newfoundland woman says her heart is heavy after learning her aunt and uncle died in the wildfire that destroyed the Northern California town of Paradise last week.Megan Janes of Lewisporte had launched a massive...
NLL Cancels First Two Weeks of Season as Labour Dispute with PLPA Continues
NLL cancels first two weeks of season--PHILADELPHIA - The National Lacrosse League has cancelled the first two weekends of the 2018-19 season as a labour dispute continues between the league and the Professional Lacrosse Players' Association.The NLL...
'No Limits:' Ill-Abilities Breakdance Crew Teams Up with Les Grands Ballets
Ill-Abilities breakdance crew pushes limits--MONTREAL - Luca 'Lazylegz' Patuelli's crutches become an extension of his arms as he swings in mid-air, effortlessly performing breakdance moves that most can only do on the floor.Next to him Jung Soo Lee,...
North American Stock Markets Close Higher in Highly Volatile Trading Day
North American markets close higher--TORONTO - North American stocks rallied during a volatile session Thursday with health care and technology rebounding and oil closing higher for a second-straight day.It was a very choppy session, especially in the...
Nova Scotia Begins Annual Ritual of Feting Its 'Tree for Boston'
Nova Scotia begins annual 'Tree for Boston' ritual--OXFORD, N.S. - Nova Scotia's annual ritual of making a celebrity out of a tree began Thursday in Oxford, N.S.The "Tree for Boston" was carefully cut down under blue skies as about 200 people watched,...
October Home Sales Down 1.6 per Cent Compared with September: CREA
Canadian home sales down in October: CREA--TORONTO - Canadian home sales fell for a second month in a row in October, as sold prices and the number of new listings also dropped, an indicator that the national real estate market remains in more balanced...
Ontario Excludes OHL Players from Provincial Employment Standards
Ontario maintains OHL players' amateur status--PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - The Government of Ontario is excluding Ontario Hockey League players from provincial employment standards legislation in order to keep a "level playing field" with other major junior...
Ontario Pot Rules Restrict Retail Ownership of Licensed Producers
Ontario retail pot rules restrict producers--TORONTO - An Ontario cannabis retail licence will not be issued to a corporation if more than 9.9 per cent of it is owned or controlled by one or more licensed marijuana producers or their affiliates, the...
--Ontario Update-
---(Brown-Book)A new book purports to tell the truth about the fall of Patrick Brown.In his new tell-all biography -- titled "Takedown" -- the former Tory leader portrays himself as a victim of a conspiracy.However, the book also pulls back the curtain...
--Ontario Update --
---(Triple-Homicides)Police and family members are issuing a plea for information on a triple homicide involving three friends from an Ontario Indigenous community.Police aren't releasing many details on the deaths of Six Nations residents Melissa Miller,...
--Ontario Update --
---(Ont-Fiscal-Update)The new Progressive Conservative government says it's already begun cleaning up the financial mess left behind by the previous Liberal regime.Finance Minister Vic Fedeli has released a fall economic update projecting the deficit...
'Paying the Price:' U.S. Fishermen File Seventh Climate Lawsuit Naming Encana
Encana faces seventh U.S. climate change lawsuit--A major Calgary-based energy company is facing its seventh lawsuit in U.S. courts over climate change.The Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations -- the largest commercial fishermen's group...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory addition for Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists.ADDITIONS: OXFORD, N.S.--Annual...
Pistons Rally to Edge Raptors, Making Dwane Casey a Winner in His Toronto Return
Pistons rally to win in Dwane Casey's return--TORONTO - The Pistons delivered for coach Dwane Casey in his return to Toronto.But Detroit left it late, rallying from a 19-point deficit to edge the Raptors 106-104 Wednesday night on Reggie Bullock's buzzer-beater...
Plane Crash-Lands in Newfoundland with 51 People aboard, No Injuries Reported
Plane crash-lands in western Newfoundland--STEPHENVILLE, N.L. - A man onboard a plane that made an emergency landing at an airport in western Newfoundland Thursday says passengers became nervous after they were asked to brace themselves in a crash position.Gene...
Police Charge Youth in Fire That Damaged Iqaluit Grocery Store
Charges laid in Iqaluit grocery store fire--IQALUIT, Nunavut - A youth has been charged after a fire at the largest retailer and grocery store in Iqaluit raised fears about food supplies in Nunavut's capital.The fire at the Northmart store began early...
Police to Try to Find out What Happened to Ontario Training School Boy
Police to look into fate of training school boy--TORONTO - Police are taking a preliminary look at what might have become of a boy at one of Ontario's notorious training schools amid questions from a survivor who believes a supervisor might have beaten...
Prairie Audio 12:00 PM MT
Prairie Audio 12:00 PM MT--PR01 - (Sask-SARM-Trespassing)SASKATOON. x-12s. Rural municipal politicians in Saskatchewan have been told that addressing crime in the countryside remains a big challenge for police. That message today from R-C-M-P Corporal...
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