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Articles from November 29, 2018

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20-Year Promise Honoured as B.C. Pledges Gaming Revenue Share for First Nations
B.C. First Nations to receive gaming revenue share--VANCOUVER - The British Columbia government has pledged to share some of the pie and more of the power with Indigenous communities across the province.All B.C. First Nations will receive a share of...
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)SAANICHTON, B.C. -- The Tsawout First Nation holds a fundraiser for its civil claim arguing for ownership...
Advisory-Prairie-Calendar
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Air Canada Cancels Hamilton-Montreal Route as Business Passengers Lag
Air Canada cancels Hamilton-Montreal route--MONTREAL - Air Canada is cancelling its Hamilton-Montreal route amid sluggish sales from business travellers, announcing the move in a newspaper ad just one month after ramping up flights between the two cities.Direct...
Alberta Introduces Bill on Future Infrastructure Funding for Calgary, Edmonton
Alberta pitches new infrastructure funding for cities--EDMONTON - A proposed new deal to fund municipal infrastructure in Alberta's two largest cities would tie future money to the rise and fall in provincial revenues and to the carbon tax."(Calgary...
Alberta Plans to Buy 7,000 Rail Cars to Ease 'Crisis' in Oil Price Differentials
Alberta plans to buy 7,000 rail cars to move oil--TORONTO - Alberta needs to buy as many as 7,000 rail cars if it wants to meet its goal of shipping an additional 120,000 barrels of oil a day, says Premier Rachel Notley.In a speech to the Toronto Board...
A Look at the First 10 Player Signings by the New Canadian Premier League
A look at the CPL's first 10 player signings--TORONTO - A look at the Canadian Premier League's first 10 signings:(Calgary) Cavalry FCNik LedgerwoodThe 33-year-old defensive midfielder from Lethbridge Alta., has won 50 caps for Canada ... Played in Germany...
Atlantic Audio 4:05 PM AT
Atlantic Audio 4:05 PM AT--AT05 - (NS-Parade-Girl-Killed)HALIFAX. x-15s. Nova Scotia's transportation minister says his department is undertaking an immediate review of parade permits following last weekend's death of a four-year-old girl at a Christmas...
Atlantic Audio 4:45 AM AT
Atlantic Audio 4:45 AM AT--AT01 - (NS-Electoral-Boundaries)HALIFAX. x-14s. The commission looking to redraw Nova Scotia's electoral map says four electoral districts aimed at improving representation for black and Acadian voters should be restored in...
Atlantic First Nations Urged to 'Work Together' to Achieve Self-Determination
Atlantic First Nations urged to 'work together'--HALIFAX - Indigenous communities in Atlantic Canada need to work together to achieve self-determination, a former grand chief of the Council of Yukon First Nations said as a summit on self-governance wrapped...
Atlantic Update
---(NS-Electoral-Boundaries)A commission looking to redraw Nova Scotia's electoral map is calling for the restoration of four electoral districts aimed at improving representation for black and Acadian voters.Commission chair Colin Dodds says a further...
Atlantic Update
(WEA-Atl-Storm)Nova Scotia's electric utility is under fire today after widespread power outages prompted opposition leaders to call on the government to hold the privately owned company to account.The entire region was swept by outages as a storm disrupted...
--Atlantic Update-
(WEA-Atl-Storm)Large swaths of Atlantic Canada are without power this morning following a winter storm packing powerful winds and snow that also shut schools and hampered travel.Nova Scotia Power says about 570 outages have left 245-thousand customers...
Auston Matthews Puts Up Three Points in Return as Maple Leafs Down Sharks 5-3
Matthews, Maple Leafs down Sharks 5-3--TORONTO - Auston Matthews says the last month has been torture watching his Toronto Maple Leafs.The team's star centre jumped right back in the action without missing a beat Wednesday.Matthews had two goals and...
Babcock as Clock Ticks on Nylander: 'We Think He's Going to Be a Career Leaf'
Leafs' Babcock confident Nylander will sign--Toronto head coach Mike Babcock remains confident William Nylander and the Maple Leafs have a future together.Whether or not that's actually the case will become clear before the team takes the ice Saturday...
--B-C Update-
(Yukon-Bear-Attack)The family of the woman who died along with her 10-month-old baby girl in a bear attack says the loss has an immense impact on their family, friends and the entire Whitehorse community.The statement on the deaths of Valerie Theoret...
British Columbia Police Officer Raises Concerns about Online Weed Edible Sales
Police officer concerned about online edible sales--DELTA, B.C. - Const. Derek Gallamore was shocked when his department in Delta, B.C., busted a woman allegedly selling weed-laced brownies with 40 times the recommended single dose of THC.The sugary...
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...
Call for Withdrawal of 'Fundamentally Flawed' Quebec High School History Texts
Quebec history texts 'fundamentally flawed'--MONTREAL - Quebec high school history textbooks are "fundamentally flawed" and should be removed from all schools across Quebec, an expert committee formed by the province's largest English school board has...
Canada on Track for Friday Signing of USMCA Once Details Finalized: Freeland
Canada on track for USMCA signing: Freeland--BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Canada will put pen to paper on its new trade pact with the U.S. and Mexico on Friday, even though officials were still combing through the fine print Thursday.Prime Minister Justin...
Canada Reviewing Presence in Cuba after Another Diplomat Falls Mysteriously Ill
Canada to review operations in Cuba--OTTAWA - Canada is reconsidering its diplomatic presence in Cuba following another unexplained illness among embassy staff.Government representatives will travel to Havana next week to begin a review, and while it...
Canada Sanctions 17 Saudis Linked to Journalist Khashoggi Killing
Canada sanctions Saudis in Khashoggi killing--BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Canada will sanction 17 Saudi Arabian nationals linked to the October killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Thursday -- a move announced...
Canada's Moral Negligence in Jamal Khashoggi's Murder
Canada's moral negligence in Jamal Khashoggi's murder--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...
Canada's Veteran Lugers Become Mentors as Youth Movement Sweeps National Team
Canada's veteran lugers leading by example--VANCOUVER - Veteran Canadian lugers Justin Snith and Tristan Walker are finding the job of mentoring the next generation of athletes a little bit difficult to accept."We're starting to feel old," said Snith,...
Canadian Astronaut Says Launch Most Dangerous Part of Upcoming Space Mission
Saint-Jacques focused on launch to space station--MONTREAL - As David Saint-Jacques makes final preparations for the first manned Russian rocket launch since last month's near-catastrophic Soyuz failure, the Canadian astronaut is bracing for some heart-pounding...
Canadian Ski Racer Valerie Grenier Getting Back on Track after Rough Season
Grenier gets back on track after rough season--LAKE LOUISE, Alta. - Pain management and ski racing often go hand in hand.Canada's Valerie Grenier looks forward to a season of less of the first and more of the latter.The 22-year-old from St-Isidore, Ont.,...
Canadian Women Win All Three Matches on Day 1 of Dubai Rugby Sevens
Canada perfect on Day 1 of Dubai Rugby Sevens--DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Bianca Farella scored four tries and Julia Greenshields added three more as Canada won all three of its games Thursday on Day 1 of the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens.Greenshields...
Casey House Spa Aims to Smash Stigma That Leaves People with HIV Feeling Untouchable
Casey House pop-up spa aims to smash HIV stigma--TORONTO - Randy Davis remembers attending a social function not long after he'd been diagnosed with HIV and watching as the hostess greeted a succession of guests, giving each a warm hug. But when his...
Celebrity Birthdays for Nov. 29
Celebrity birthdays for Nov. 29--Celebrity Birthdays for Nov. 29:Hall of Fame sportscaster Vin Scully is 91.Canadian jazz guitarist Ed Bickert is 86.Blues musician John Mayall is 85.Actress Diane Ladd is 83.Songwriter Mark James is 79.Musician Chuck...
Cohen Cops to Lying to Congress as Mueller's Russia Probe Gathers Steam
Cohen contradiction fuels Russian flames--WASHINGTON - The slow-motion suspense of Donald Trump's relationship with Russia sped up suddenly Thursday as Michael Cohen, the president's former lawyer, admitted to a New York judge he lied to congressional...
Complaints about Several Manitoba Municipal Police Forces Decline: Report
Less grousing about Manitoba police: report--WINNIPEG - A new report shows there was a decline in the number of formal complaints filed last year by Manitobans against 11 municipal police departments in the province.The annual report from the Law Enforcement...
Craig Anderson Earns 27-Save Shutout as Senators Blank Rangers 3-0
Anderson earns shutout as Sens blank Rangers--OTTAWA - Craig Anderson is not one to show his emotions, but you could hardly blame the Ottawa Senators goaltender for wanting to celebrate Thursday night.Anderson raised his arms and pumped his fists after...
Criticized for Management Style, Head of Quebec Rights Commission Resigns
Quebec rights commission head resigns--Under fire for months for her management style, the president of Quebec's human rights commission resigned Thursday.Since being named to the post in February 2017, Tamara Thermitus has come under scrutiny in two...
Deadline Extended for Nova Scotia-Maine Ferry amid Lease Negotiations
Deadline extended for Nova Scotia-Maine ferry--HALIFAX - It still may not be clear where Nova Scotia's ferry to Maine will land next year.The deadline for Bay Ferries to pull out of its lease with the port of Portland, Maine, has been extended until...
Donald Trump's Populism Preys upon Collective Anxieties
Donald Trump's populism preys upon collective anxieties--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...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Trump-Lawyer-Investigation)U-S President Donald Trump's eldest son and his daughter were involved in discussions about the Trump Tower Moscow project at the centre of Michael Cohen's guilty plea for lying to Congress.That's according to a person...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(US-Trump-Lawyer-Investigation) (Audio: 98)There's been a surprise development in the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 U-S presidential election.President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen walked into a New York courtroom this...
Electoral Calculations around Quebec Shipyard Laid Bare in Norman Court Docs
Electoral math drove Davie dealings: Official--OTTAWA - A federal public servant who attended secret cabinet meetings about the $700-million shipbuilding contract at the centre of the criminal case against Vice-Admiral Mark Norman told the RCMP that...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Khashoggi) (Audio: P03)Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada is imposing sanctions on 17 Saudi nationals linked to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and continuing to call for a credible, transparent investigation into...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Thursday, Nov. 29
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:Netflix...
Fax Advertisers Hanging on in Industry Grappling with Growth of Social Media
Fax advertisers hanging on in fading industry--Sam Ayoub knows a thing or two about making money in an unlikely place.He has been convincing companies for the last 24 years to drop cash on a marketing medium from a previous era: fax advertising.Ayoub...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Ont-Niagara-Officer-Injured)A police officer has been hospitalized with critical injuries following a shooting incident that Ontario's police watchdog says involved two members of Niagara regional police.The Special Investigations Unit is probing...
--Fifth Newswatch-
---(WEA-Atl-Storm)A winter storm is doling out a mix of misery to much of Atlantic Canada today, packing high winds, rain and snow.The nasty system has closed schools, knocked out power and disrupted travel throughout the region.Environment Canada has...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Climate-Change-Health)A new report from one of the world's most prestigious medical journals says Canada's lack of progress in cutting greenhouse-gas emissions is already killing Canadians.The Lancet says successfully tackling climate change would...
Fishing Boat Beacons Would Lower Risks of Canada's Deadliest Job: Report
Beacons would cut fisheries' death toll: report--HALIFAX - Emergency radio beacons should be mandatory on fishing vessels in an effort to curb fatalities in Canada's deadliest sector, a Senate committee said in a new report.The report released Thursday...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Hate-Crimes)The number of hate crimes reported to Canadian police jumped sharply last year after years of small increases.New statistics show incidents targeting blacks, Jews and Muslims accounted for most of the upturn.Proportionally, Jewish people...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(G20-Trudeau)(Audio:03)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives in Buenos Aires, Argentina this morning for tomorrow's start of the G-20 leaders' summit.Trade tensions between China and the U-S are sure to pique interest, while Canada is hoping to sign...
Friend Says Yukon Family at Centre of Bear Attack Experienced Trappers
Friend says spouses were experienced trappers--WHITEHORSE - A family at the centre of a fatal grizzly bear attack northeast of Mayo, Yukon, were experienced trappers, says a friend who had known them for years.Brian Melanson, who heads the Yukon Trappers...
Hate Crimes Targeting Blacks, Jews, Muslims on Rise, StatCan Says
Sharp jump in hate crimes in 2017: StatCan--OTTAWA - The number of hate crimes reported to Canadian police jumped sharply last year after years of small increases, with new statistics showing incidents targeting blacks, Jews and Muslims accounting for...
Health-Lifestyles News as of 3 P.M. Thursday, Nov. 29
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...
Higher Crude Oil Prices Help Energy Sector to Push Up TSX Slightly
Energy stocks help Toronto market edge higher--TORONTO - Canada's main stock index rose slightly Thursday a day after posting its largest gain in nearly three years as the key energy sector benefited from higher crude oil prices."Today you're seeing...
Highlights of Ontario's Climate-Change Plan
Highlights of Ontario's climate-change plan--Ontario unveiled its climate-change plan on Thursday, laying out an environmental blueprint to replace the cap-and-trade system brought in by the previous Liberal government. Here are some highlights:PARIS...
How a Quebec Factory Town Transformed Itself after a GM Closure in 2002
History offers lessons for Oshawa GM workers--BOISBRIAND, Que. - On a suburban tract where a General Motors assembly plant once churned out Chevrolet Camaros and Pontiac Firebirds, Sami Bizri steams up another low-foam latte.Earlier this year, the 24-year-old...
How Donald Trump Boosted Nova Scotia's Lucrative Lobster Industry
The Trump effect on Nova Scotia lobster--HALIFAX - Canada's largest and most lucrative lobster fishery is slated to get started Saturday off Nova Scotia's southwest coast, where about 5,200 fishermen are geared up for what is expected to be another profitable...
How to Save on 'Premium' Priced Flights, Accommodation This Holiday Season
How to spend less on holiday travel--The winter holidays can be an expensive time to travel for many Canadians, but with some planning it's possible not to break the bank during an already expensive season, frequent travellers say."If you can keep your...
Humboldt Broncos Memorial Fund, Player Thanks Everyone Involved in GoFundMe
Broncos thank everyone involved in GoFundMe campaign--HUMBOLDT, Sask. - The chairman of the Humboldt Broncos Memorial Fund is thanking everyone who was part of a $15.2-million GoFundMe campaign and its distribution to those involved in the bus crash.Darrin...
Indigenous Knowledge Is the Solution to Canada's Health Inequities
Indigenous knowledge is the solution to Canada's health inequities--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...
Irregular Migrants on Track to Cost Canada Almost $400 Million, Watchdog Says
Irregular migrants to cost Canada $340M: PBO--OTTAWA - Asylum-seekers who entered Canada irregularly last year will cost federal organizations $340 million -- an amount projected to balloon to almost $400 million for migrants who arrive in 2019, the...
Is Back-to-Work Legislation Unconstitutional?
Is back-to-work legislation unconstitutional?--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...
Jury Recommends Mental Health Education for RCMP Members Following Inquest
Jury focuses on RCMP mental health programs--BURNABY, B.C. - A coroner's inquest jury is recommending the RCMP make changes to mental health programs for its officers and their families after the death by suicide of a sergeant in 2013 who was involved...
Ledgerwood, Bekker Highlight First Wave of Canadian Premier League Signings
CPL announces first wave of player signings--TORONTO - Nik Ledgerwood went to Europe in 2003 in search of soccer employment. He was 18, excited and a little scared."It was all those kind of emotions. You didn't know what to expect going there," he recalled....
Lots of Baloney in Singh's Claim Bill Ending Postal Strikes Is Most Draconian
Baloney Meter: Is back-to-work law the worst?--OTTAWA - "What we would expect is the prime minister to do everything in his power to ensure that there's a free and fair negotiation. But instead what he's doing is bringing in the worst, most draconian...
Man Denied Request to Serve His Daughter Court Papers through Facebook
Man can't serve court papers through Facebook--HALIFAX - A Nova Scotia judge has refused to let a man serve his daughter court papers through Facebook.The man was seeking sole decision-making responsibility for his grandson, who lives with him, and said...
Manitoba Government Proposes New Fines and Fees Faced by Impaired Drivers
New penalties proposed for impaired Manitoba drivers--WINNIPEG - The Manitoba government is proposing to add more fines, fees and other penalties for impaired drivers.Currently, drivers who register between 0.05 and the legal limit of 0.08 on a roadside...
Manitoba Signs Deal for Fire Suppression Service with Private Firm
Manitoba contracts out water bombers--WINNIPEG - The Manitoba government has signed a deal with a private firm to take over operation of the province's fleet of water bombers and other wildfire fighting services.Babcock Canada and Air Spray will run...
Memorial Cup Contenders Starting to Emerge from the Pack
Memorial Cup contenders starting to emerge--A disappointing 2016-17 season has helped turn the Prince Albert Raiders into the No. 1 club in the Canadian Hockey League.The Raiders finished third last in the 22-team Western Hockey League that year and...
Military Plane Headed for Quebec's Iles-De-la-Madeleine after Storm Cuts Communications
Military plane headed to Quebec islands cut off by storm--QUEBEC - A Canadian Forces plane will be sent Friday to provide relief to residents of the Iles-de-la-Madeleine who have been effectively cut off from the rest of Quebec after a massive wind storm...
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 (15,194.04, up 22.79 points).Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Up four cents, or 1.88 per cent, to $2.17 on 13.1...
National Audio 11:15 AM ET
National Audio 11:15 AM ET--NAT102 - (Bear-Attack) WHITEHORSE. x-16s. Environment Yukon says a necropsy will be performed on the grizzly bear involved in the fatal mauling of a woman and her baby northeast of Mayo. Thirty-seven-year-old Valerie Theoret...
National Audio 11:55 AM ET
National Audio 11:55 AM ET--NAT105 - (US-Trump-Lawyer-Investigation) WASHINGTON. x-08s. U-S President Donald Trump is firing back at his former personal attorney who pleaded guilty this morning to lying to Congress about Trump's business ties to Russia....
National Audio 1:15 PM ET
National Audio 1:15 PM ET--NAT112 - (US-Trump-Lawyer-Investigation) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-29s. (Kenneth Moton) U-S Congressional leaders are responding to former Trump attorney Michael Cohen's admission that he lied to Congress during the...
National Audio 2:35 AM ET
National Audio 2:35 AM ET--NAT001 - (Cannabis-Edibles) DELTA, B.C. x-09s. A Metro Vancouver police officer is educating parents about the dangers of edible weed products. Constable Derek Gallamore says his department in Delta, B-C busted a woman a year...
National Audio 2:35 PM ET
National Audio 2:35 PM ET--NAT118 - (Ont-Simard) TORONTO. x-07s. A Progressive Conservative legislator who publicly denounced Ontario's decision to eliminate the independent office of the French-language services commissioner and a planned French-language...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT008 - (MED-ADHD-Youngest-In-Classroom) UNDATED. x-32s. (Jackie Quinn) Researchers are pointing out a link they've found in children who start kindergarten at a younger age and the frequency of A-D-H-D being diagnosed and...
National Audio 3:05 AM ET
National Audio 3:05 AM ET--NAT031 - (US-Rockefeller-Tree) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NEW YORK. x-35s. (Matt Wolfe) The holiday season is officially in full swing in the U-S as New York's Rockefeller Christmas Tree was lit Wednesday night. (opens with sound)...
National Audio 3:15 PM ET
National Audio 3:15 PM ET--NAT123 - (BC-First-Nations) VANCOUVER. x-15s. B-C Premier John Horgan says the province is fulfilling a promise made decades ago to share gaming revenue with First Nations. Horgan says the plan will be a centrepiece of the...
National Audio 3:25 PM ET
National Audio 3:25 PM ET--NAT128 - (US-Trump-Lawyer-Investigation) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-27s. (Aaron Katersky) The longtime fixer, former personal lawyer, and confidant of U-S President Donald Trump has pleaded guilty to lying to Congress...
National Audio 4:55 AM ET
National Audio 4:55 AM ET--NAT047 - (US-No-Tip-Ban) (NOTE LENGTH) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) CONROE, Tx. x-04s. A Texas woman says she was banned from a local restaurant after being falsely accused of never tipping. Chimene Lewis says she has been to Wasabi...
National Audio 5:05 AM ET
National Audio 5:05 AM ET--NAT057 - (ENT-FILM-Creed 2-London-Premiere) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HOLLYWOOD. x-30s. (Jason Nathanson) It looks like we can count on more of the "Rocky" spinoff "Creed" for years to come. (WA) (SOURCE: ABC) --NAT058 - (US-Rockefeller-Tree)...
National Audio 5:05 PM ET
National Audio 5:05 PM ET--NAT135 - (Cda-Space-Saint-Jacques) KAZAKHSTAN. x-15s. Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques is bracing for some tense moments during next Monday's launch of the Soyuz rocket that will send him and two fellow space travellers...
National Audio 6:15 AM ET
National Audio 6:15 AM ET--NAT065 - (US-Rockefeller-Christmas-Tree) (FOR PRODUCTION) NEW YORK. x-16s. A massive Norway spruce has been lit up in a holiday tradition that ushers in Christmas time in New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio flipped the switch...
National Audio 7:05 AM ET
National Audio 7:05 AM ET--NAT083 - (US-MED-Life-Expectancy) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-11s. The U-S Centers for Disease Control reports that life expectancy in the U-S has fallen in the last few years. Suicide and drug-related deaths among younger...
National Audio 7:45 PM ET
National Audio 7:45 PM ET--NAT148 - (US-SCI-Moon-Deliveries) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-25s. (Daria Albinger) America's next moon landing will be made by private companies and not by NASA. (WA) (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT149 - (US-Arrest-Cryptocurrency-Scheme)...
Netflix Canada Plans Biggest Price Increase Yet as Competition Intensifies
Netflix Canada plans another price hike--TORONTO - Another price hike is on the way for Netflix Canada subscribers as competition heats up among the biggest streaming video services.The company behind "Narcos" and "Orange Is the New Black" is introducing...
New Brunswick to Intervene in Saskatchewan Court Challenge of Carbon Tax
New Brunswick to intervene in carbon tax case--FREDERICTON - The New Brunswick government has filed a notice of intervention in Saskatchewan's court challenge of the federal government's carbon pricing plan.Saskatchewan's government has asked its Court...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(G20-Trudeau-Ukraine)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko are looking for other like-minded leaders to join them in pushing Russia to de-escalate regional aggression, while stepping back from provocative acts.The two...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Khashoggi) (Audio: P01)Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada is imposing sanctions on 17 Saudi nationals linked to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Freeland made the announcement shortly after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...
Nova Scotia Power Utility Comes under Fire after Widespread Outage
N.S. Power under fire after widespread outage--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's electric utility came under fire Thursday after widespread power outages prompted opposition leaders and online critics to call on the government to hold the privately owned company...
Nursing Bad Back, Pospisil Remains Confident He Can Get Back to Previous Level
Pospisil confident he can return to form--TORONTO - Vasek Pospisil has had a taste of championship-level tennis over his decade-long run on the ATP World Tour. He's ready to make a push to return to that form for what should be his prime years on the...
OHL Re-States Anti-Hazing Policy in Wake of Allegations from Early 2000s Sting
OHL re-states its anti-hazing policy--The Ontario Hockey League re-stated its anti-hazing policy on Thursday night after former Sarnia Sting players revealed the abuse they suffered in their rookie season earlier this week.Daniel Carcillo, Dave Pszenyczny,...
Ontario Government Reveals Climate Plan, Vows to Meet Paris Agreement Goals
Ontario government reveals climate plan--NOBLETON, Ont. - Ontario will use taxypayer dollars to spur private investment in clean technologies and create performance standards for large emitters under a new climate plan that replaces the province's cap-and-trade...
--Ontario Update-
---(Climate-Plan)Ontario's Progressive Conservative government is set to unveil its climate change plan today, months after it cancelled the province's cap-and-trade system.Environment Minister Rod Phillips will lay out the plan -- which he says will...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Simard)A Progressive Conservative legislator who spoke out about her government's decision to eliminate both the French-language services commissioner and a proposed French-language university has left the Tory caucus.Amanda Simard says she will...
--Ontario Update --
---(Ont Climate Plan)The Ontario government's new climate-change plan is committing to meeting targets set in the Paris Agreement, which aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.The Progressive Conservative says it will do that through a range of measures...
Otter Full on Prized Fish Gets Away as Security Tightened at Vancouver Garden
Fed-up otter makes getaway in Vancouver--VANCOUVER - An otter that dined on prized fish at a classical Chinese garden in downtown Vancouver seems to have dashed as the facility takes steps to ensure the unwelcome critter doesn't come back.Howard Normann,...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory addition for Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists.ADDS: TORONTO--Premier Doug...
Pneumonia Sent 135,000 Canadians to ER in 2017-2018, Way Up from Year Before: Report
Pneumonia a leading cause of ER visits: report--TORONTO - A new report says that for the first time in at least five years, pneumonia was among the top-10 reported reasons that Canadians went to the emergency department last year.The report by the Canadian...
Prairie Audio 10:00 AM MT
Prairie Audio 10:00 AM MT--PR01 - (Sask-Fiscal-Update)REGINA. x-33s. (Ryan McKenna) Saskatchewan's projected budget deficit has grown over the last quarter, but it's still slightly smaller than forecast in last spring's budget. (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)PR02...
Prairie Audio 3:40 PM MT
Prairie Audio 3:40 PM MT----PR10 - (Mba-Water-Bombers)WINNIPEG. x-13s. Manitoba's Opposition New Democrats are criticizing the privatization of the province's water-bomber fleet. New Democrat Tom Lindsey says the government is not protecting the forests...
--Prairie Update-
---(Manitoba-Hudbay-Mine)Manitoba's economy has taken a hit with the announcement that Hudbay Minerals will shut down its 90-year-old mining operation in Flin Flon in 2021.Toronto-based Hudbay has told about 900 employees about the planned closure of...
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