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Articles from January 3, 2019

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25 Women May Have Received Faulty Cancer Treatment: Hamilton Hospital
Women may have received faulty cancer treatment--A problem with a piece of equipment may have resulted in 25 patients receiving flawed radiation treatment for cervical cancer, a southern Ontario hospital said Thursday.Hamilton Health Sciences, home to...
Acting Out: Theatre Class Where Students Rehearse for Change
Acting out: theatre class where students rehearse for change--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...
Alberta NDP MLA Resigns, Says She Has Made Peace with Being Trailblazer
Alberta NDP legislature member resigns--CALGARY - A former Alberta cabinet minister says she has made peace with her place in provincial history as the first legislature member to have a baby while in office."(It's) a bit odd," McLean said in an interview...
'A Lot of People:' Calgary Zoo Reports Record Attendance Thanks to Panda Family
Calgary Zoo sets attendance record thanks to pandas--CALGARY - The arrival of a family of giant pandas to the Calgary Zoo last spring created a stampede of visitors once the guests on loan from China were introduced to an eager public.The zoo surpassed...
April Wine Frontman Gets Beloved Stolen Guitar Back after 46 Years
Stolen guitar returned to April Wine frontman--HALIFAX - April Wine frontman Myles Goodwyn has a lot of catching up to do with his 1962 Gibson Melody Maker.The beloved guitar -- heard on the Halifax-based band's 1972 hit "You Could Have Been a Lady"...
A Timeline of Events in the Meng Wanzhou Case, and Canada-China Relations
A timeline of events in the Meng Wanzhou case--OTTAWA - A timeline of the Meng Wanzhou case, and rising tension between Canada and China.2018Aug. 22: A New York court issues a warrant for the arrest of Huawei Technologies chief financial officer Meng...
--Atlantic Update-
---(Police-Commission-Oland)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 businessman Richard Oland's murder.The...
--Atlantic Update-
---(NB-Sheriff-Charged)A plea hearing scheduled for this morning has been adjourned for a New Brunswick sheriff charged with assaulting a man at the Fredericton courthouse.C-B-C says the hearing for deputy team lead Dale Gene Kozak was postponed to January...
Auto Sales Fall Eight per Cent in December, 2.6 per Cent for 2018
Auto sales fall eight per cent in December--TORONTO - An eight per cent drop in December auto sales solidified last year's overall decline in light vehicle sales from the record hit a year earlier, said DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc. Thursday.The...
--B-C Update-
---(BC-Daycare-Death-Response)Vancouver Coastal Health says the death of a 16-month-old boy at an unlicensed daycare is a "tragic incident" but it did nothing to contribute to the boy's death.The health authority has filed its response to a civil lawsuit...
Big Names, Lots of Draft Picks Expected to Move as Teams Ramp Up for Memorial Cup
CHL trades ramping up ahead of deadlines--TORONTO - With the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's trade deadline looming, Saint John Sea Dogs general manager Trevor Georgie found himself putting in extra work over the Christmas break."On Christmas Eve...
Boomer Bikers Are Turning to Three-Wheelers to Keep Up Life in the Fast Lane
Boomer bikers turn to three-wheelers--MONTREAL - Pam Fraser had never been on a motorcycle -- or anything resembling one -- such as the three-wheeled Piaggio scooter her husband Dan hauled home from the dealership 10 years ago."I thought for sure he...
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 Teen Andreescu Stuns Third-Ranked Wozniacki at ASB Classic
Canadian teen Andreescu stuns Wozniacki--Louis Borfiga knew right away that Canadian tennis player Bianca Andreescu was a special talent.Andreescu started playing at Tennis Canada's regional training centres about six years ago and her strong skillset...
Cda-China
OTTAWA - A Conservative M-P says he will use a previously scheduled trip to China with other Canadian lawmakers to push for the release of two Canadians detained there since last month.Michael Cooper says the original purpose of the trip was much broader...
Celebrity Birthdays for Jan. 3
Celebrity birthdays for Jan. 3--Celebrity Birthdays for Jan. 3:Actor Dabney Coleman is 87.Journalist-author Betty Rollin is 83.Hockey Hall-of-Famer Bobby Hull is 80.Singer-songwriter Van Dyke Parks is 76.Singer Stephen Stills is 74.Bassist John Paul...
Contractor Working on Irving Land in Northern New Brunswick Dies
Irving contractor dies in northern N.B.--SAINT LEONARD, N.B. - A contractor working on J.D. Irving, Ltd. land in northern New Brunswick has died after his logging truck left a road in Madawaska County.Irving spokeswoman Mary Keith says the truck left...
Crown Tells Jury to Accept Undercover Confession of B.C. Girl's Murder
Accept confession of girl's murder: Crown to jury--VANCOUVER - The confession and later statements of a British Columbia man leave no reasonable doubt he abducted, sexually assaulted and killed a 12-year-old girl in 1978, a Crown counsel told jurors...
Curtis Named Toronto FC GM, Charged with Returning Team to Championship-Calibre
Ali Curtis named Toronto FC general manager--TORONTO - In naming Ali Curtis its Toronto FC's fifth general manager, Toronto FC is getting an MLS veteran who always has a plan.He famously arrived as sporting director of the New York Red Bulls with a binder...
Donation Bins Sealed, Removed in British Columbia after Death of Trapped Man
Donation bins sealed, removed after death--VANCOUVER - A municipality and a non-profit foundation in British Columbia are shutting down clothing donation bins and looking at options to either make them more secure or remove them following the recent...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-China) (Audio: P02)The employer of one of two Canadians detained in China says he expects any and all Canadians visiting the country to raise the issue during their travels.Robert Malley is the president of the International Crisis Group, which...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Financial-Markets)North American stock markets are posting triple digit losses following a rare call by Apple to warn that its sales in China weakened over the holidays.After 30 minutes of trading, the Dow was down about 365 points, the tech-heavy...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(HKO-World-Junior-Comtois) (Audio: 19)Interim Parti Quebecois Leader Pascal Berube says the insults made on social media about 19-year-old Canadian world junior hockey team captain Maxime Comtois amount to anti-francophone racism.Comtois missed on...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Thursday, Jan. 3
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:Actors...
Feds Worry Technology Will Force 'Vulnerable' Groups out of Labour Force
Feds eye programs for 'vulnerable' workers--OTTAWA - Fearing that technologically demanding jobs will force "vulnerable" workers out of the labour market -- and strain government benefits programs -- federal officials have quietly looked for ways to...
--Fifteenth Newswatch-
---(Cda-China) (Audio:P04)A Conservative M-P says he will use a previously scheduled trip to China with other Canadian lawmakers to push for the release of two Canadians detained there since last month.Michael Cooper says while the original intent of...
--Fifth Newswatch-
---(Saudi-Writer-Killed)Saudi Arabia announced today it will seek the death penalty against five suspects in the slaying of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, a killing that has seen members of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's entourage implicated...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Federal-Byelections)With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expected to call byelections in three federal ridings within days, he now has a fourth vacant riding he may choose to fill at the same time.Sheila Malcolmson has resigned as the New Democrat...
--Fourteenth Newswatch-
---(Financial Markets)U-S stocks fell sharply again today, after Apple warned that iPhone sales in China are slowing down.The announcement has reinforced investors' fears that global economic growth is weakening.Big exporters like technology and industrial...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(China-Moon)China's burgeoning space program achieved a first today -- a landing on the so-called "dark side of the moon."The United States, the then-Soviet Union and more recently China have all sent spacecraft to the near side of the moon, which...
Guyana Goldfields Investors, Founder Call for Board, Management Shake-Up
Guyana Goldfields investors seek new board--TORONTO - Guyana Goldfields Inc. shareholders are pushing for changes at the top after what they say is a disappointing run for the company's performance and stock price.The investors say they have made an...
Health-Lifestyles News as of 3 P.M. Thursday, January 3
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...
Heartbreaking Loss a Learning Experience for Canadian Junior Hockey Team
Juniors loss a learning experience for Team Canada--VANCOUVER - A devastating quarterfinal loss at the world junior hockey championship must act as motivation for the members of Team Canada, says the squad's captain."We've got to move forward," Maxime...
How Canada Fared at the World Junior Hockey Championship
How Canada Fared at the World Junior Hockey Championship--How Canada has fared at the world junior hockey championship since 1974 (with year, finish plus coach and parent club in parentheses):2019 _ Eliminated in quarterfinals (Tim Hunter, Moose Jaw,...
Interruption of Eastern Quebec Ferry Service Forces 800-Km Detour for Some
Ferry service in eastern Quebec shut down--MONTREAL - Eastern Quebec drivers seeking to cross the St. Lawrence River will have to take an 800-kilometre detour until next week after mechanical issues forced the suspension of ferry service.The two ferries...
Looking Back at the Big Upsets in Canadian Tennis History
Andreescu brings back memories of Canuck upsets--Bianca Andreescu is the latest Canadian tennis player to pull off a stunning upset.The 18-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., ranked No. 152 in the world, downed No. 3 Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 6-4, 6-4...
Lottery for Ontario Retail Cannabis Licences to Take Place Next Week
Pot shop licence lottery set for next week--TORONTO - The Ontario government will accept entries next week from those looking to enter a lottery to apply for the first 25 retail cannabis licences in the province.The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario...
Man Found Not Criminally Responsible for Killings Still a Safety Risk: Report
Man who killed two Albertans not entitled to discharge--GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. - A report says a man found not criminally responsible in November for the stabbing deaths of two people at a northwest Alberta work camp is not entitled to an absolute discharge.Daniel...
Man's Gob Launches at Saskatchewan Hockey Game, Earns Judge's Rebuke
Man's hockey game gob earns rebuke--PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - A man in Saskatchewan has been given a nine-month conditional sentence after he spat on security guards at a Western Hockey League game before he was slapped in a police cell with a spit hood...
Misrepresenting Product as Kosher Could Cause 'Spiritual Trauma,' Court Says
Company to pay $25K for claiming product is kosher--TORONTO - A Toronto-area flour company has been ordered to pay $25,000 for misrepresenting a cake mix as kosher, after an Ontario court said the move could cause "spiritual trauma" to consumers who...
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 (14,212.75, down 134.41 points).ClearStream Energy Services Inc. (TSX:CSM). Energy. Up 2.5 cents, or 250...
MPs, Senators to Push for Release of Imprisoned Canadians during Trip to China
MPs to raise imprisoned Canadians in China--OTTAWA - A group of Canadian lawmakers travelling to China this weekend will use the trip to push for the release of two Canadians detained there since last month, says a Conservative MP in the delegation.That...
Murder Houses a Tough Sell, but a Home's Dark Past May Stay Hidden
A dark past can make property a tough sell--TORONTO - It was a "stunning" property in the heart of downtown Toronto, but for broker Caroline Baile it was a tough sell.That's because the home had been the site of a recent murder, a domestic dispute turned...
Nancy Pelosi, NAFTA Naysayer, Makes History as Latest House Speaker
NAFTA-naysayer Pelosi returned as Speaker--WASHINGTON - Nancy Pelosi, a veteran Democrat brawler and vocal critic of Canada's trade agreement with the United States and Mexico, resumed her role Thursday as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives,...
National Audio 2:35 AM ET
National Audio 2:35 AM ET--NAT001 - (YEAR-Opioid-Crisis) VANCOUVER. x-13s. A harm-reduction advocate says your chances of surviving an overdose may depend on where you live. Jordan Westfall of the Canadian Association of People Who Use Drugs says services...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT006 - (ENT-OBIT-Daryl-Dragon) UNDATED. x-35s. (Margie Szaroleta) The "Captain" of the musical duo The Captain and Tennille has died of renal failure at age 76. (opens with music) (WA) (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT007...
National Audio 3:05 PM ET
National Audio 3:05 PM ET--NAT083 - (Calgary-Zoo-Pandas) CALGARY. x-18s. The panda effect boosted attendance to a record level at the Calgary Zoo last year. Giant pandas on loan from China arrived last spring and the zoo recorded 1.48 million visitors...
National Audio 3:45 AM ET
National Audio 3:45 AM ET--NAT012 - (US-Child-Injured-Zoo) (NOTE LENGTH) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) FLORIDA. x-04s. A zoo where a toddler stumbled into a rhinoceros enclosure is suspending exhibits offering "premium" animal experiences while officials review...
National Audio 5:25 AM ET
National Audio 5:25 AM ET--NAT031 - (US-Apple-iPhone-Sales) (EXTENDED) UNDATED. x-40s. (Jackie Quinn) Analysts are wondering what Apple will do to boost investor confidence, now that the company admits it missed the expected mark for holiday sales. (SOURCE:The...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-China) (Audio: P03)A Conservative M-P says he and the rest of a Canadian delegation travelling to China on Friday will engage with officials there in the hopes of seeing the release of two detained Canadians.Michael Cooper says when the trip...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Financial Markets)It's another day of plunging stock markets on Wall Street -- this time prompted by Apple's warning of a steep slowdown in iPhone sales in China.After 90 minutes of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down about 575 points,...
North American Stock Markets Whipped Lower as Apple Signals Weakness in China
North American stock markets plunge lower--TORONTO - North American markets were whipped lower Thursday after Apple's warning about weaker holiday sales particularly in China signalled that trade tariffs could take more a bigger bite out of corporate...
Nova Scotia's Donkin Coal Mine Suspends Work after Latest 'Roof Fall'
N.S. coal mine suspends operations after 'roof fall'--DONKIN, N.S. - Operations have been suspended at Cape Breton's Donkin coal mine after a "roof fall," the latest in a string of incidents since last July, according to the provincial Labour Department.None...
Ontario Father-Daughter Duo Embark on Cross-Continental Row across Atlantic
Ont. father-daughter duo row across Atlantic--ATLANTIC OCEAN, At Sea - An Ontario-based record-setting solo rower is back at sea on his latest cross-continental expedition -- this time joined by his 20-year-old daughter.John and Libby Beeden are nearly...
Ontario Judge Strikes Down Enforcement Powers of OSPCA as Unconstitutional
OSPCA laws struck down as unconstitutional--A judge has found the enforcement powers held by Ontario's private animal welfare agency to be unconstitutional, saying the province must re-write laws governing the organization to remedy the situation.Justice...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Teens-Crash)One of the five teens injured in a crash on New Year's Day died in hospital yesterday.York regional police say the 16-year-old boy who was initially listed in critical condition died of his injuries hours after the crash.A 15-year-old...
--Ontario Update --
---(Ont-OSPCA-Law-Unconstitutional)The provincial government says it's reviewing a court ruling that found the enforcement powers held by the Ontario S-P-C-A are unconstitutional.Ontario Superior Court Justice Timothy Minnema says the province was wrong...
Parise Scores Winner, Dubnyk Solid in Net as Wild Down Maple Leafs, Hutchinson
Parise scores winner as Wild down Leafs--TORONTO - Michael Hutchinson was introduced to his head coach and teammates a few hours before making his Toronto Maple Leafs' debut.With No. 1 goalie Frederik Andersen and backup Garret Sparks out injured, the...
Parliament Audio 4:25 PM ET
Parliament Audio 4:25 PM ET--P05 - (Cda-China) OTTAWA. x-15s. A Conservative M-P says he will use a previously scheduled trip to China with other Canadian lawmakers to push for the release of two Canadians detained there since last month. And Robert...
Pension Advisory Firms Say Q4 Stock Plunge Hurt Defined-Benefit Plans
Pension plans hurt by Q4 stock decline--TORONTO - The financial health of Canadian defined benefit pension plans was eroded in the fourth quarter by a combination of weak stock markets and low long-term interest rates, two pension advisory firms said...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory addition for Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists.ADDS: AP East and Central photo...
--Prairie Update-
---(Manitoba-Bus-Safety)Winnipeg Transit will ask city council to allow it to spend 3.15 million dollars to install safety shields on its bus fleet.The work would be done over three years.The union that represents bus drivers says the move would reduce...
--Prairie Update-
---(Imperial-Refinery-Flare)Alberta Environment says there were no changes in air quality during a 12-hour flare from Imperial Oil's Strathcona refinery in Edmonton.The flare left a black plume visible for kilometres over the city's eastern skyline last...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
---(Railways-Grain)Canada's two major railways exceeded their maximum revenue entitlements for grain in 2017-18, despite shipping less thqan last year.Canadian National reaped just over one million dollars more than its entitlement.And Canadian Pacific...
Prep-Business Report
---(Markets)North American markets lost ground as Apple's sales waned over the holidays, heightening investor worries about an economic slowdown in China.Canada's main stock index posted a triple-digit decline as the S&P/TSX composite index closed...
--Prep-LifeWatch--
---(Syncrude-Blue-Heron)Syncrude has pleaded guilty and been fined more than 2.7-million dollars in the deaths of 31 great blue herons at one of its oilsands mines north of Fort McMurray.An agreed statement of facts says Syncrude has admitted that an...
Price Leads Canadiens over Canucks 2-0; Vancouver Loses Pettersson to Injury
Price returns to lead Habs over Canucks 2-0--MONTREAL - Carey Price shared his key for success after Thursday night's 2-0 win over the Vancouver Canucks.Price returned from a lower-body injury that caused him to miss three games, and made 33 saves for...
QMJHL Roundup: Denny Scores Late, Cataractes Hand Titan Sixth Straight Loss
QMJHL Roundup: Cataractes deal Titan another loss--SHAWINIGAN, Que. - Leon Denny broke a tie with 1:57 to play in regulation as the Shawinigan Cataractes downed the Acadie-Bathust Titan 4-3 on Thursday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.Mikael...
Quebec Politician Says Criticism of Comtois Is "Anti-Francophone Racism"
Quebec politician upset at criticism of Comtois--VANCOUVER - A Quebec politician says Instagram insults against Canadian world junior hockey team captain Maxime Comtois are "anti-francophone racism."Parti Quebecois interim leader Pascal Berube used Twitter...
Radio-Canada Accused of Racism for Parody Mocking PM's India Trip
TV skit on PM's India trip called racist--MONTREAL - A character playing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes a drag from a joint and is suddenly transported into a fantasy world where he is dressed in traditional Indian clothing as talking cows are knocked...
Russia Advances to World Juniors Semifinals after Trouncing Slovakia 8-3
Russia routs Slovakia 8-3 at world juniors--VANCOUVER - Klim Kostin scored twice to lead Russia past Slovakia 8-3 on Wednesday in their quarterfinal matchup at the world junior hockey championship.Russia (5-0-0-0) has not lost a game in the tournament...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(Federal-Byelections)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to call byelections in three federal ridings within just days, for early next month.But now, he has a fourth riding to fill after B-C's Nanaimo-Ladysmith officially became vacant yesterday...
--Seventeenth Newswatch-
---(Cda-China) (Audio:05)A group of Canadian M-Ps and Senators are scheduled to travel to China tomorrow, but the trip is happening under a cloud of detentions and arrests.Two Canadians were detained by Beijing last month, in a move that many say was...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Financial Markets) (Audio: 54)American investors are bracing for another big dive on Wall Street.Apple's surprise announcement that its Chinese sales are weakening is raising concerns about the world's second largest economy, which had been showing...
--Sixteenth Newswatch-
---(Cda-China) (Audio:P03)Despite tensions running high between Ottawa and Beijing, a delegation of Canadian legislators is set to head to China tomorrow.One of the M-P's making the trip is Conservative Michael Cooper, who says he's hoping the group...
--Sixth Newswatch-
---(Saudi-Writer-Killed)Saudi Arabia is going to seek the death penalty against five of the 11 suspects in the October 2nd murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.At a court hearing, prosecutors did not explain why seven other suspects did...
Source: Canadian International Striker Adriana Leon Headed to England
Source: Adriana Leon headed to England--TORONTO - Canadian international forward Adriana Leon was released by the Seattle Reign on Thursday, paving the way for a move abroad.A source said the 26-year-old from King City, Ont., is headed to England and...
SportsCall Audio 4:50 PM ET
SportsCall Audio 4:50 PM ET--NAT097 - (SPORTS-BKN-Raptors-Leonard) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) SAN ANTONIO. x-12s. Raptors star Kawhi (kuh-WYE') Leonard faces his old team for the first time when Toronto visits the San Antonio Spurs in N-B-A action tonight....
SportsCall Audio 5:00 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 5:00 AM ET--NAT027 - (SPORTS-BKN-Timberwolves-Celtics) BOSTON. x-17s. The Boston Celtics beat the Minnesota Timberwolves with a 115-102 victory last night. Celtics centre Gordon Hayward says he felt he had his shooting touch the moment...
SportsCall Audio 7:30 PM ET
SportsCall Audio 7:30 PM ET--NAT111 - (SPORTS-HKN-Wild-Maple-Leafs) TORONTO. x-13s. Mitch Marner scored twice early in the first period, but Minnesota fought back to pick up a 4-3 victory over the Maple Leafs in Toronto this afternoon. With both Frederik...
StatCan Warns of Impact on Release of Trade Data from U.S. Government Shutdown
StatCan warns about U.S. government shutdown--OTTAWA - Statistics Canada is warning the partial shutdown of the U.S. government could have an impact on the agency's ability to release a complete picture of trade between North America's largest trading...
'Super Dave' Actors Remember Its Titular Star and Co-Creator Bob Einstein
Actors recall laughs and danger on 'Super Dave' set--TORONTO - As the ill-fated daredevil character Super Dave Osborne, comedian Bob Einstein sometimes found himself flirting with danger, say his Canadian co-stars.Einstein was so committed to his parody...
Tech CEOs Say Liberal Innovation Agenda Does Little to Help Firms Scale Up: Poll
'Scale ups' get little federal help: CEO poll--OTTAWA - The federal government's big-ticket efforts to support high-growth tech firms are offering little for emerging companies that have already outgrown the fledgling start-up phase, according to a new...
Teenager Killed in Saskatchewan Highway Collision Had Passion for Music
Boy dead, girl injured, in Saskatchewan crash--VANSCOY, Sask. - Matthew Stronach was planning a trip to the mountains with his father and aunt. He had plans of becoming a radio DJ after high school.But his family is grieving and at a loss after Matthew...
--Tenth NewsWatch-
---(Financial-Markets)Stocks went into a steep slide this morning, with the Dow in New York plunging about 630 points in the early going, after Apple reported a slowdown in iPhone sales over the holidays in China.By noon Eastern time, the market had...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Friday, Jan. 4
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Jan. 4--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Jan. 4 as of 4:30 p.m. ET: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times local...
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from Jan. 13-19
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from Jan. 13-19--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Jan. 13 - Jan. 19, 2019, as of 4:30 p.m. ET: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit...
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from Jan. 6-12
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from Jan. 6-12--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Jan. 6 - Jan. 12, 2019, as of 4:30 p.m. ET: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit...
The Chances of Surviving an Overdose May Depend on Where Person Lives: Advocate
Access to overdose prevention varies in Canada--VANCOUVER - The day after one of his closest friends died alone in his bedroom from an opioid overdose, Brandon Bailey started sharing his cellphone number across social media.The recovered drug addict...
The Elusive Quest for Peace between the Turks and the Kurds
The elusive quest for peace between the Turks and the Kurds--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...
--Third NewsWatch-
---(YEAR-Opioid-Crisis)(Audio:02)An advocate for harm-reduction programs to prevent drug overdoses says your chances of surviving an overdose may depend on where you live in Canada.Jordan Westfall of the Canadian Association of People Who Use Drugs says...
--Thirteenth Newswatch-
---(US-New-Congress)The 116th U-S Congress has voted for Nancy Pelosi (puh-LOH'-see) as Speaker of the House of Representatives -- making it her second turn at the post.In her first remarks after winning the vote, Pelosi said the Democrat-controlled...
Tiger-Cats Promote Allemang, Burke to Lead Football Operations Roles
Ticats conduct executive shuffle--HAMILTON - The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have a new front-office structure.The Ticats announced Thursday that Eric Tillman won't be returning to the club as general manager, while the club is promoting Drew Allemang and Shawn...
Today in History - Jan. 3
Today in History - Jan. 3--Today in History for Jan. 3:In 1661, female actors appeared on an English stage for the first time.In 1777, the United States adopted the Stars and Stripes as its official flag.In 1777, American General George Washington's...
Today in Music History - Jan. 3
Today in Music History - Jan. 3--Today in Music History for Jan. 3:In 1917, Leon McAuliffe, one of the first country musicians to use an electric steel guitar, was born in Houston. He joined "The Light Crust Doughboys" at age 16, and two years later...
Top News Advisory for Thursday, Jan. 3
Top News Advisory for Jan. 3--TOP NEWS ADVISORYThursday, Jan. 36:30 p.m.Here are the latest Top News stories from The Canadian Press. All times are Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change...
Top Sports Advisory at 5 P.M., Thursday, Jan. 3
Top Sports Advisory at 5 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 3--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...
Toronto FC Coach Says Argentine Forward Lucas Janson May Not Be Back
Vanney says Lucas Janson may not be back--TORONTO - Argentine forward Lucas Janson, who joined Toronto FC last August on loan, may not be back this season."I would say as of today he's not coming back," Toronto coach Greg Vanney said Thursday. "There's...
--Twelfth NewsWatch-
---(US-New-Congress)California Democrat Nancy Pelosi has become the first woman in history to be elected for a second time as Speaker of the U-S House of Representatives.The near party-line majority vote makes her the country's most powerful Democrat...
--Twentieth NewsWatch-
---(US-Government-Shutdown) (Audio: 134)No one budged at U-S President Donald Trump's closed-door meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday.The partial government shutdown persisted through Day 12 over his demand for billions of dollars to build a...
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