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Articles from January 2, 2019

2018-19 National Hockey League Player's Awards List
2018-19 National Hockey League player's awards list--Players' awards for the 2018-19 season as announced Monday by the National Hockey League:STARS OF THE WEEKDec. 31First Star: Patrick Kane, RW, Chicago Blackhawks; Second Star: Mathew Barzal, C, New...
--Atlantic Update-
---(Yarmouth-Tragic-Year)The M-L-A for Yarmouth says his community is still healing after a year that began and ended with the deaths of children.Zach Churchill says that nonetheless, the community has grown stronger as it's rallied around the families...
--Atlantic Update-
(FBO-CFL-Schooners)Atlantic Schooners football fans rejoice -- swag for Halifax's proposed C-F-L team is now available.A spokeswoman for the group says merchandise including T-shirts, hoodies, socks and tuques with the Atlantic Schooners Football Club...
BC Audio 4:55 PM ET
BC Audio 4:55 PM ET--BC03 - (Donation-Bin-Traps)VANCOUVER. x-22s. At least seven Canadians have died because they were stuck in clothing donation bins, and an advocate for the homeless in B-C says he can't imagine why they haven't been fixed or removed....
B.C. Housing Market Shows Signs of Moderation: Assessment Agency
Some home values down in Metro Vancouver: agency--VANCOUVER - A drop by up to 10 per cent on the estimated value of some homes in Metro Vancouver reflects a broad softening in a once hot market that is being affected by wider economic shifts, say two...
B.C. Prof Hopes Students' Ideas to Retrofit Clothing Bins Will Prevent Deaths
Prof hopes students' ideas will prevent bin deaths--VANCOUVER - At least seven Canadians have died after getting stuck in clothing donation bins and the latest fatality has prompted an advocate to call for the "death traps" to be immediately fixed or...
--B-C Update-
(BC-Byelection)Premier John Horgan has set January 30th as the day for the Nanaimo byelection to replace New Democrat member Leonard Krog in the legislature.The vote has the potential to upset the balance of power in the house as the NDP has 40 members,...
--B-C-Update--
------(WEA-BC-Storms)B-C Hydro says December's massive windstorm demonstrated improvements it needs in order to be ready for future outages.A new report from the Crown corporation says this storm highlighted the need to have customer service representatives...
--B-C-Update--
------(BC-Terror-Appeal)Prosecutors have withdrawn a peace bond application for a B-C couple cleared of terror charges after two courts ruled they were entrapped by R-C-M-P.John Nuttall and Amanda Korody will no longer have to obey bail conditions such...
Biologists Pen Letter over Alberta MLA's 'Misinformation' on Conservation Plans
Biologists pen letter over Bighorn remarks--EDMONTON - More than three dozen former top provincial biologists are asking the Alberta government to stick with conservation efforts in a vast area of west-central Alberta despite what they call misinformation...
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...
Canadian Speedskater Isabelle Weidemann Pushes Her Way into World's Elite
Weidemann joins speedskating's elite--CALGARY - Isabelle Weidemann has hit her stride, literally and figuratively, in long-track speedskating.Currently ranked No. 1 in the world in women's distance racing, the 23-year-old from Ottawa points to last February's...
Canucks Deal Nilsson and Archibald to Senators for McKenna, Pyatt, Draft Pick
Canucks deal Nilsson and Archibald to Sens--OTTAWA - The Vancouver Canucks traded goalie Anders Nilsson and minor-league winger Darren Archibald the Ottawa Senators for netminder Mike McKenna, forward Tom Pyatt and a sixth-round pick in the 2019 NHL...
Celebrity Birthdays for Jan. 2
Celebrity birthdays for Jan. 2--Celebrity Birthdays for Jan 2:Country musician Harold Bradley is 93.Country singer Dick Feller is 76.Chick Churchill, organist with Ten Years After, is 73.TV host Jack Hanna ("Jack Hanna's Into the Wild") is 72.Actress...
Children as Young as 8 Are Voluntarily Sharing Nude Photos: Police
Kids as young as 8 sharing nude photos: RCMP--FREDERICTON - Police are warning parents after four young New Brunswick children voluntarily shared nude images of themselves online.RCMP say the children, between the ages of eight and 12, shared nude pictures...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Government-Shutdown) (Audio: 123)Top congressional Democrats are calling on U-S President Donald Trump to back bills that would get the federal government back to business.They're accusing him of using the American people as "hostages" in the...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(CEO-Pay-Gap)By the noon hour today, Canada's top paid C-E-Os will have made about the same as the average Canadian worker will all year.That finding and others are part of a report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.The report also spells...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(US-Government-Shutdown)U-S President Donald Trump says the southern border is "like a sieve" and a complete wall is needed to keep out illegal immigrants.Trump spoke during a White House meeting with his Cabinet as a partial American government shutdown...
Elias Petterson's Hat Trick Powers Canucks to 4-3 Overtime Win vs. Senators
Petterson powers Canucks past Senators--OTTAWA - Elias Pettersson thought this was a pretty good day.The Vancouver Canucks rookie scored his third goal of the night in overtime to lead the Canucks to a 4-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday...
Entertainment News as of 4 P.M. Wednesday, Jan. 2
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:Jacob...
--Fifteenth Newswatch-
---(Ont-Uber-Appeal)A proposed class-action lawsuit against the ride-hailing company Uber filed by one of its drivers will go ahead.The Court of Appeal for Ontario reversed a lower court decision that would have sent the matter to arbitration overseas,...
--Fifth Newswatch-
---(CEO-Pay-Gap) (Audio: 02)We're only two days into the new year -- and it's only the first real business day -- but by around lunch time, Canada's top C-E-Os will have earned what the average worker makes in an entire year.The Canadian Centre for Policy...
Finland Ousts Canada from World Juniors with Dramatic 2-1 Overtime Win
Finland ousts Canada from world juniors--VANCOUVER - It wasn't just Canada's junior hockey team that was devastated Wednesday night -- it was the entire country, says defenceman Ian Mitchell.The defending champions were ousted from the world junior hockey...
--First NewsWatch-
---(CEO-Pay-Cap) (Audio: 01)New numbers from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives show of the more than 12-hundred named executive officers at 249 publicly traded companies in Canada, women earn about 68 cents for every dollar made by their male...
--Fourteenth Newswatch-
---(Ont-Uber-Appeal)A decision by Ontario's top court means a proposed class-action lawsuit filed against the ride-hailing company Uber by one of its drivers will go ahead.The Ontario Court of Appeal says a clause in Uber's services agreement that requires...
Fourth Federal Riding Falls Vacant as PM Poised to Call Three Byelections
Fourth federal riding falls vacant--OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is poised to call byelections in three federal ridings within days and now he has a fourth vacant riding he may choose to fill at the same time.Sheila Malcolmson has officially...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(CEO-Pay-Gap) (Audio: 01)A new study finds on average, Canadian men in senior executive positions earn about 950-thousand dollars more than their female counterparts.The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives calculates that of the more than 12-hundred...
Gender Pay Gap Widest at Top of the Corporate Ladder, New Report Says
Gender pay gap widest among CEOs, report says--OTTAWA - A new report on the country's highest-paid CEOs is adding evidence to the argument that women face a "double-pane glass ceiling" at the top of Canada's corporate ladder -- first in getting to the...
Halifax CFL Proponents Now Selling Swag for Proposed Atlantic Schooners
CFL proponents now selling Atlantic Schooners swag--HALIFAX - It doesn't exist yet, but the Atlantic Schooners Football Club -- Halifax's proposed CFL team -- is already selling swag.Alyse Hand, a spokeswoman for the group, says merchandise including...
Health-Lifestyles News as of 10 A.M. Wednesday, Jan. 2
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:Students...
In the Rings: Ryan Fry Set to Make His Return with Team Jacobs at Canadian Open
In the Rings: Fry to return to Team Jacobs--After taking a leave of over six weeks after his disqualification from the Red Deer Curling Classic, Ryan Fry is set to return to his usual position as third on Team Brad Jacobs."We are happy to have him back,"...
'Lots of Hugs' as Shuttered Cape Breton Call Centre Reopens under New Ownership
'Lots of hugs' as Cape Breton call centre reopens--SYDNEY, N.S. - A shuttered call centre in Cape Breton came back to life Wednesday, weeks after its previous owner abruptly closed the facility and tossed hundreds of people out of work just before the...
Montreal Longshoremen at Country's Second-Largest Port Vote for Strike Mandate
Montreal port workers vote for strike mandate--MONTREAL - Longshoremen at Canada's second largest port have voted nearly unanimously for a strike mandate in a move that is largely symbolic.Union spokesman Michel Murray announced Wednesday that members...
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 (13,347.16 , up 24.30 points).Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Gold. Down 62 cents, or 3.36 per cent, to $17.81...
National Audio 10:35 AM ET
National Audio 10:35 AM ET--NAT081 - (Europe-Migrants) LONDON. x-13s. Britain's Home Secretary is questioning whether migrants trying to enter England from France by taking small boats across the English Channel are genuine asylum-seekers. U-K Home Secretary...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT001 - (CEO-Pay-Cap) OTTAWA. x-34s. (Terry Pedwell) A new report looking at the country's highest-paid C-E-Os is adding new evidence to the argument that women face a "double-pane glass ceiling" at the top of Canada's corporate...
National Audio 3:55 AM ET
National Audio 3:55 AM ET--NAT026 - (CB-Cuba-Anniversary) (FOR PRODUCTION) SANTIAGO DE CUBA, Cuba. x-10s. New Year's Day marked the 60th anniversary of the start of the Cuban revolution. Former president Raul Castro spoke at a ceremony that included...
National Audio 4:05 AM ET
National Audio 4:05 AM ET--NAT032 - (ENT-Obit-Honey-Lantree-The-Honeycombs) (FOR PRODUCTION) UNDATED. x-49s. One of the few female drummers in the early days of rock and roll has died. Britain's Guardian newspaper reports Honey Lantree of The Honeycombs...
National Audio 4:05 PM ET
National Audio 4:05 PM ET--NAT097 - (US-Trump-Romney) WASHINGTON. x-05s. U-S President Donald Trump is responding to blistering criticism from fellow Republican Mitt Romney. The former presidential candidate targeted Trump's policies and character in...
National Audio 4:25 AM ET
National Audio 4:25 AM ET--NAT034 - (School-Lunch-Delivery) SURREY, B.C. x-13s. Schools across the country are dealing with a new food trend. With a tap of a smartphone, a new generation of students are having their lunches delivered right into their...
National Audio 4:35 PM ET
National Audio 4:35 PM ET--NAT104 - (ENT-Hollywood-Hills-Burglaries) LOS ANGELES. x-16s. Police have arrested a suspect in a string of burglaries targeting celebrity homes in the Hollywood area. Thirty-two-year-old Benjamin Eitan Ackerman is being held...
National Audio 5:05 AM ET
National Audio 5:05 AM ET--NAT036 - (LT-Mexico-Migrant-Caravan) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) SAN DIEGO. x-14s. An official with U-S Customs and Border Protection is defending the actions of agents who used tear gas on a group of about 150 migrants who rushed...
National Audio 5:25 AM ET
National Audio 5:25 AM ET--NAT042 - (ENT-Tiffany-Haddish) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-30s. (Christopher Watson) Tiffany Haddish's 2019 definitely didn't start the way she'd planned. (opens with and contains sound) (SOURCE:ABC) --NAT043 - (LT-Mexico-Migrant-Caravan)...
National Audio 5:35 PM ET
National Audio 5:35 PM ET--NAT115 - (US-SCI-Beyond-Pluto) LAUREL, Md. x-14s. A NASA spacecraft has sent back its first close-up pictures of the most distant celestial object ever explored, and it looks like a reddish snowman. Ultima Thule (TOO'-lee),...
National Audio 5:55 AM ET
National Audio 5:55 AM ET--NAT050 - (AS-NKorea-New-Year's-Speech) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-30s. (Katherine Faulders) Authorities are trying to work out the details for another meeting between U-S and North Korean leaders. (SOURCE:ABC) --NAT051...
National Audio 6:15 PM ET
National Audio 6:15 PM ET--NAT120 - (US-Apple-iPhone-Sales) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-26s. (Mark Remillard) Apple is warning that disappointing iPhone sales caused its holiday season revenue to fall below expectations. (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT121 - (ENT-OBIT-Daryl-Dragon)...
National Audio 6:45 AM ET
National Audio 6:45 AM ET--NAT056 - (US-Government-Shutdown) WASHINGTON. x-38s. (Sagar Meghani) As the partial government shutdown continues, U-S President Donald Trump has invited bipartisan congressional leaders to the White House today. (WA) (SOURCE:The...
N.B. Police Commission Asks for outside Review amid Oland-Case Controversy
N.B. police commission asks for outside review--FREDERICTON - The New Brunswick Police Commission has asked for an outside review of how it conducts investigations, after criticism of its probe into a senior officer's conduct following multi-millionaire...
Newfoundland Pounded by Winter Storm That Dumps Snow, Cancels Flights
Newfoundland pounded by winter storm--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundlanders were shovelling out Wednesday after a powerful storm that dumped as much as 42 centimetres of snow in some areas by mid-afternoon.Travel by air and sea was disrupted, and most government...
NHL's Potential UFA Class Could Make for Another Exciting July 1
Big names could hit NHL's free-agent market--Mark Stone made it clear he wants to stay in the nation's capital.Now it's up to the Ottawa Senators and the winger's agent to get it done.And they aren't alone in a league where a number of big names could...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Government-Shutdown) (Audio: 124)U-S President Donald Trump says he remains ''ready and willing'' to work with Democrats to pass a government spending bill even as he refuses to budge over funding for his long-promised border wall.Trump is tweeting...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Call-Centre-Reopening)The phones are ringing again at a Cape Breton call centre that fell silent on December 6th.The former ServiCom facility welcomed about 275 people back to work today.Vice-president of operations Todd Riley says he expects about...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Windsor-Stabbing)Police say a Good Samaritan in Leamington drove a man suffering from stab wounds to hospital on New Year's Eve.Windsor police say the man flagged down the driver and told her that he had been stabbed.They say the woman drove...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Missing-Woman)Police are using the third anniversary of the disappearance of a woman from London to make another appeal for information in the case.London police say Shelley Desrochers was last seen three years ago today and the woman who was...
Peace Bond Hearing Withdrawn for B.C. Couple Cleared in Legislature Terror Plot
No more restrictions for couple accused of terror--VANCOUVER - A British Columbia man and woman who were cleared of terror charges due to RCMP entrapment are allowed to live freely for the first time in years after prosecutors dropped a bid to restrict...
Post-Brexit, the U.K. and Canada Can Fuel Global Sustainability
Post-Brexit, the U.K. and Canada can fuel global sustainability--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...
--Prairie Update-
(Alta-Train-Fatal)One man is dead after the tractor trailer he was driving was struck by a train near Edmonton.R-C-M-P in Strathcona County say they were dispatched to tracks just off the Sherwood Park Freeway yesterday afternoon.Police say the train...
--Prairie Update-
---(Manitoba-Impaired)Winnipeg police say alcohol was behind the vast majority of impaired driving charges laid in December.Police say they charged 41 people with impaired driving last month.Only two of those charges were for drugs -- the rest were alcohol.The...
Prep-Business Report
(Markets)Markets begin a new year after ending 2018 on an up note.The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 100.86 points to 14,322.86.In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average increased 265.06 points to 23,327.46.The S&P 500 index gained 21.11...
Prep-Business Report
---(Markets)Canada's main stock index started the trading year higher in a volatile day that saw the key energy sector get a boost from higher oil prices.The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 24.30 points at 14,347.16.In New York, the Dow Jones industrial...
Prep-Entertainment-Report for Wednesday, Jan. 2
Prep-Entertainment-Report for Jan. 2-----NICK CANNON - "THE MASKED SINGER" - PREMIERENEW YORK (AP) -- Nick Cannon says the fun in his new singing competition show, "The Masked Singer," is that no one is trying to win anything. Celebrities dress up in...
Prep-Music-Report for Wednesday, Jan. 2
Prep-Music-Report for Jan. 2-----OBIT - RAY SAWYER - DR. HOOKNEW YORK (AP) -- The man who sang "The Cover of Rolling Stone" has died. Rolling Stone magazine reports Ray Sawyer of Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show died Friday in Daytona Beach, Florida, at...
Proposed Class Action against Uber Can Proceed, Appeal Court Rules
Uber lawsuit can proceed: appeal court--TORONTO - A proposed class-action lawsuit against the ride-hailing company Uber filed by one of its drivers will go ahead after Ontario's top court reversed a lower court decision that would have sent the matter...
Raonic Downs Kecmanovic in Straight Sets to Advance at Brisbane International
Raonic advances at Brisbane International--BRISBANE, Australia - Canada's Milos Raonic advanced to the quarterfinals at the Brisbane International on Wednesday by downing Miomir Kecmanovic of Serbia 6-3, 7-6 (2).The 28-year-old Raonic will face fourth-seeded...
Raptors Expecting Hostile Reception for Leonard in Return to San Antonio
Hostile reception expected for Leonard--TORONTO - Two days after being serenaded by chants of "M-V-P!" in Toronto, Raptors star Kawhi Leonard is about to return to an arena where fans won't be nearly so kind.San Antonio's AT&T Center is the stage...
Recent Storm 'Most Damaging' in BC Hydro History but Response to Improve: Report
December storm 'most damaging' says BC Hydro--VANCOUVER - BC Hydro says December's massive windstorm was the most damaging in its history and demonstrates improvements are needed in order to be ready for future outages.A report from the Crown corporation...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(CEO-Pay-Cap) (Audio: 02)By the lunchtime today, Canada's highest paid C-E-O's will have already earned what the average Canadian worker makes in an entire year.A review of corporate filings of publicly traded companies by the Canadian Centre for...
--Seventeenth Newswatch-
---(Terror-Appeal)Canada's prosecution service has withdrawn a peace bond application for a British Columbia couple whose guilty verdict for plotting to bomb the provincial legislature was tossed out of court.The reversal means John Nuttall and Amanda...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Call-Centre-Reopening)Things are looking up for a Cape Breton community that was hit hard last month by the closure of one of its main employers.The former ServiCom call centre reopened today -- under new ownership -- and its workers will see a boost...
--Sixteenth Newswatch-
---(Ont-Uber-Appeal)The lawyer for an Uber driver at the centre of a proposed class-action lawsuit says a ruling today by Ontario's top court confirms that employment laws matter in Ontario.The Court of Appeal for Ontario says a clause in Uber's services...
--Sixth Newswatch-
---(Call-Centre-Reopening)It is a happy new year indeed for a Cape Breton community where hundreds of workers were abruptly laid off just weeks before Christmas.The Sydney Call Centre that once housed ServiCom is scheduled to reopen today under new ownership.Iowa...
Sources: General Manager Tim Bezbatchenko Leaving Toronto FC for Columbus
Sources: Bezbatchenko leaving Toronto FC--TORONTO - General manager Tim Bezbatchenko, who helped build Toronto FC into a championship side, is leaving the MLS club.The 37-year-old Bezbatchenko, who is from the Columbus suburb of Westerville in Ohio,...
--Sportsbreak--
---Canada takes on Finland tonight in Vancouver in quarterfinal action at the world junior hockey championship. The defending champion Canadians are coming off their first loss at the tournament, a 2-1 round-robin defeat against Russia on Monday that...
SportsCall Audio 2:50 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 2:50 AM ET--NAT023 - (SPORTS-HKN-Bruins-Blackhawks) (FOR PRODUCTION) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) SOUTH BEND, Ind. x-14s. The Chicago Blackhawks' Winter Classic woes continue. They fell to 0-and-4 in appearances at the annual New Years Day outdoor...
SportsCall Audio 8:50 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 8:50 AM ET--NAT071 - (SPORTS-HKN-Heritage-Classic) REGINA. x-15s. Regina is going to play host to the N-H-L's fifth Heritage Classic this fall. Mosaic Stadium will be the venue when the Winnipeg Jets and Calgary Flames square off on...
'Staying Alive, Staying Alive:' Pet Owners Gain Peace of Mind with Pet First Aid
Pet owners learn ABCs of first aid for best friends--CALGARY - Dollar and Ghost are watching with great interest as their owners bounce along to "Staying Alive" by the Bee Gees.Dollar, or Dolly as she is called by her owner, even gets up close and personal....
Stingray Group Drops Takeover Bid for Music Choice, Takes Different Route to U.S
Stingray takes new approach to U.S. market--Stingray Group Inc. has dropped its takeover attempt of American rival Music Choice and adopted a different strategy for entering the U.S. market after winning a break-through contract with a client that operates...
Swiss Juniors Upset Top-Ranked Sweden in World Hockey Quarterfinal Shocker
Swiss defeat Swedes in quarter final upset--VICTORIA - Switzerland is brimming with confidence at the world junior hockey championship after defeating top-ranked Sweden 2-0 Wednesday in a quarterfinal upset.Swiss netminder Luca Hollenstein shut out the...
Syncrude to Pay over $2.7M to Settle Charges in Alberta Blue Heron Deaths
Syncrude pleads guilty, pays $2.7M fine in heron deaths--FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - Syncrude has pleaded guilty and been fined more than $2.7 million in the deaths of 31 great blue herons at one of its oilsands mines north of Fort McMurray.An agreed statement...
Team Canada's Ian Mitchell and Shane Bowers Juggling Hockey, Academics
Canada's Mitchell, Bowers juggle pucks and books--VANCOUVER - Before Ian Mitchell could turn his full attention to making Canada's junior hockey team, he had to finish his final exams.The University of Denver sophomore is one of about two dozen athletes...
Technoference: A Habit Parents Should Ditch during 2019
Technoference: A habit parents should ditch during 2019--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...
--Tenth NewsWatch-
---(Call-Centre-Reopening)A Cape Breton call centre reopened under a new owner today, with many workers from its previous incarnation back on the job.Todd Riley, vice-president of operations for the newly minted Sydney Call Centre, says the mood in the...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Thursday, Jan. 3
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Thursday, Jan. 3--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Jan. 3 as of 4:48 p.m. ET: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All...
The Importance of Watching the Health of a U.S. President: The Spanish Flu and a Flawed Peace Treaty
The importance of watching the health of a U.S. President: the Spanish flu and a flawed peace treaty--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts....
There's an App for That: Students Opt for Delivery over Bag Lunches, Cafeterias
Students skipping bag lunches and cafeterias--Gone are the days of bag lunches and bologna sandwiches.With a tap on a smartphone, students are getting burgers, paninis and sushi delivered right into their hungry hands at school.It's a growing trend that...
--Third NewsWatch-
---(CEO-Pay-Cap) (Audio: 03)Women already have a hard time reaching executive status in Canada's business world, and now a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives shows they had to fight harder for equal pay.The centre found at the...
--Thirteenth Newswatch-
---(CEO-Pay-Cap)The country's top-paid C-E-Os are expected to earn what an average worker makes in a year by the time lunch rolls around Wednesday.The information is contained in a report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.A review of corporate...
--Thirteenth Newswatch-
---(US-Government-Shutdown)U-S President Donald Trump says a partial government shutdown will last "as long as it takes'' as closures entered a 12th day over his demands for billions of dollars from Congress to build a border wall with Mexico.Trump says...
Today in History - Jan. 2
Today in History - Jan. 2--Today in History for Jan. 2:In 1492, King Ferdinand of Aragon and Queen Isabella of Castile ended Muslim rule in Spain by conquering Granada, the last Muslim stronghold in the country.In 1727, James Wolfe, commander of the...
Today in Music History - Jan. 2
Today in Music History - Jan. 2--Today in Music History for Jan. 2:In 1900, a company set up by Emile Berliner, inventor of the gramophone, began manufacturing seven-inch, single-sided records at a plant in Montreal. Berliner had taken out a Canadian...
Top Sports Advisory at 2 P.M., Wednesday, Jan. 2
Top Sports Advisory at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 2--Good afternoon from Canadian Press Sports!Advisories will hit the wire around 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. ET on weekdays and will also be sent to editors by email. The AP sports digest will be sent out...
Top Sports Advisory at 5 P.M., Wednesday, Jan. 2
Top Sports Advisory at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 2--Good afternoon from Canadian Press Sports!Advisories will hit the wire around 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. ET on weekdays and will also be sent to editors by email. The AP sports digest will be sent out...
TSX Starts the Trading Year Higher as Energy Sector Helped by Increased Oil Price
Toronto stocks start 2019 on a positive note--TORONTO - Canada's main stock index started the trading year higher in a volatile day Wednesday that saw the key energy sector get a boost from rising oil prices.The S&P/TSX composite index sank to a...
--Twelfth NewsWatch-
---(US-Government-Shutdown) (Audio:85)There may be fireworks at the White house today, as congressional leaders from both sides of the aisle attend a briefing on border security.It comes amid an almost two-week partial government shutdown sparked by...
Violent Holidays for Winnipeg Police; 1st 2019 Homicide Six Hours into New Year
Man killed in Winnipeg six hours into new year--WINNIPEG - A homicide just six hours into the new year was among a significant number of serious calls that kept police in Winnipeg busy over the holiday season.A police spokesman says a man was shot in...
Western Canada Oil Prices Remain Strong as Alberta Production Cutbacks Kick In
Oil prices stay strong as Alberta cuts start--CALGARY - Crude oil prices in Western Canada remained elevated on Wednesday, the day after provincially mandated oil production curtailments came into force, but a government spokesman says it's too early...
Youth Leaving State Care Need Education Support
Youth leaving state care need education support--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...
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