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11-Year-Old Ontario Girl Subject of Amber Alert Found Dead, Police Say
Girl subject of Amber Alert found dead--MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - An 11-year-old girl who was allegedly abducted by her father and subject of an Amber Alert on Thursday night has been found dead at a home west of Toronto, police said.Peel regional police issued...
2019 Scotties Tournament of Hearts Rosters
2019 Scotties Tournament of Hearts rosters--SYDNEY, N.S. - Team rosters for the Scotties Tournament of Hearts,the Canadian women's curling championship, to be held Feb. 15-24 in Sydney, N.S. (in order of team, home club, skip, third, second, lead, and...
ADVISORY-Atl-Calendar
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Advisory-Prairie-Calendar
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AFN National Chief Urges Action on Legislation in Wake of Wilson-Raybould's Exit
Chief urges action after Wilson-Raybould exit--OTTAWA - The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations is urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to press on with the process of reconciliation even after losing the lone Indigenous member of cabinet...
Air Canada CEO Sees Clear Skies Ahead despite Trade Tensions and Fuel Volatility
Air Canada CEO waves off trade tensions--MONTREAL - The head of Canada's largest airline brushed off concerns about a slowing global economy after business passengers helped the airline top analysts' earnings expectations last quarter even though fuel...
Alberta Minor Hockey Team Criticized for Indigenous Dance Video Forfeits Season
Fort McMurray minor hockey team forfeits season--FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - Parents of Fort McMurray minor hockey players whose team was criticized for an Indigenous locker-room dance captured in a viral video say they're forfeiting the rest of the season...
Aphria Says Review Reveals Conflict of Interest of Directors in Acquisition
Aphria says review reveals conflict of interest--LEAMINGTON, Ont. - Cannabis producer Aphria Inc. says a review of its governance procedures revealed certain non-independent directors had conflicting interests in its acquisition of several Latin American...
Atlantic Update
(Quadriga)More than a dozen lawyers converged on a Halifax courtroom yesterday with their pitches to represent creditors owed 260 million dollars in the Quadriga C-X cryptocurrency debacle.In all, three teams of lawyers have applied to the Nova Scotia...
--Atlantic Update-
---(NL-Nalcor-Shakeup)Nalcor says the senior executive in charge of the transmission of power from Muskrat Falls in Labrador to Newfoundland has left the Crown corporation.No reason has been given for the departure of John MacIsaac but it says he will...
BC Audio 4:35 PM ET
BC Audio 4:35 PM ET--SECHELT, B.C. x-16s. Gerry and Greg Latham (LAY-them) thought they were moving into their dream retirement home when they bought their three-bedroom house overlooking the Sechelt (SEE-shellt) Inlet on British Columbia's Sunshine...
--B-C Update-
---(BC-Joyce-Murray-Son)Vancouver M-P Joyce Murray says her son has suffered severe injuries while honeymooning in Cancun.The Liberal M-P says she arrived in Mexico on Monday to support her son Erik Brinkman after he fell from a height earlier that day.She...
Behaviour Analysts Acknowledge Social Services Minister Lisa MacLeod's Apology
Group acknowledges MacLeod's apology--TORONTO - A group of behaviour analysts acknowledged an apology Friday from Ontario's social services minister for warning them of consequences if they didn't support her new autism program.The Ontario Association...
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...
Busy Schedule Working Nicely for Top-Ranked Ontario Skip Rachel Homan
Busy schedule works well for skip Homan--SYDNEY, N.S. - A packed schedule this season has worked quite nicely for Rachel Homan. Her life will be getting even busier later this year.Homan, who is pregnant and due in mid-June, has managed to juggle a full-time...
Canada's Main Stock Index Posts Triple-Digit Gain Pushing Streak to Six Weeks
Canada's main stock index advances--TORONTO - Canada's main stock index posted a triple-digit gain Friday after oil hit a three-month high to extend the market's winning streak to six weeks.The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 142.26 points to 15,838.24,...
Canada's Shapovalov Ousted by Wawrinka in Quarterfinals at Rotterdam
Shapovalov ousted by Wawrinka at Rotterdam--ROTTERDAM, Netherlands - Canada's Denis Shapovalov was eliminated in the quarterfinals of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament on Friday, losing 6-4, 7-6 (4) to Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka.Serving for the win...
Canadian Rinks Look to Defend World Junior Curling Titles at Home
Canada looks to defend world junior titles--LIVERPOOL, N.S. - The Scotties Tournament of Hearts isn't the only big curling event in Nova Scotia for the next week.The Queens Place Emera Centre in Liverpool, N.S., will be hosting the world junior championships,...
Canadians Make Harrowing Trek to Haiti Airport as Ottawa Advises against Travel
Trapped tourists to be flown out of Haiti: Legault--MONTREAL - An Ottawa physician who navigated the dangerous roads of Haiti Friday to get to the Port-au-Prince airport with three Canadian colleagues says he feel lucky to be alive and is warning others...
Canopy Growth to Have Hemp-CBD in U.S. as Early as Q4
Canopy Growth U.S. CBD plan 'on track'--Canopy Growth Corp. expects to have CBD products in the U.S. where permissible as early as the fourth-quarter, but says the related hemp-production facilities it has in the works can easily switch to cannabis if...
Cat Lake Leaders Slam Political Inaction; Warn Mould May Force Evacuation
Mould may force Cat Lake evacuation, leaders say--TORONTO - Angry and frustrated leaders of a remote northern Ontario reserve warned on Friday they will be forced to evacuate their community unless they receive immediate help dealing with mould-infested...
Celebrity Birthdays for Feb. 15
Celebrity birthdays for Feb. 15--Celebrity Birthdays for Feb. 15:Actress Claire Bloom is 88.Author Susan Brownmiller is 84.Songwriter Brian Holland (Holland-Dozier-Holland) is 78.Drummer Mick Avory of The Kinks is 75.Jazz saxophonist Henry Threadgill...
Celebrity Birthdays for Feb. 17
Celebrity birthdays for Feb. 17--Celebrity Birthdays for Feb. 17:Actor Hal Holbrook is 94.Singer Bobby Lewis is 86.Actor-comedian Dame Edna (a.k.a. Barry Humphries) is 85.Country singer-songwriter Johnny Bush is 84.Actress Christina Pickles ("The Wedding...
Celebrity Birthdays for Feb. 18
Celebrity birthdays for Feb. 18--Celebrity Birthdays for Feb. 18:Author Len Deighton is 90.Author Toni Morrison is 88.Vocalist Yoko Ono is 86.Singer-songwriter Bobby Hart is 80.Singer Herman Santiago of Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers is 78.Singer Irma...
Celebrity Birthdays for Feb. 19
Celebrity birthdays for Feb. 19--Celebrity Birthdays for Feb. 19:Actress Carlin Glynn ("Sixteen Candles") is 79.Singer Smokey Robinson is 79.Singer Lou Christie is 76.Actor Michael Nader ("All My Children") is 74.Rock guitarist Paul Dean (Loverboy) is...
Celebrity Birthdays for Feb. 20
Celebrity birthdays for Feb. 20--Celebrity Birthdays for Feb. 20:Fashion designer-socialite Gloria Vanderbilt is 95.Actor Sidney Poitier is 92.Racing Hall-of-Famer Bobby Unser is 85.Actress Marj Dusay ("Guiding Light") is 83.Racing Hall-of-Famer Roger...
Celebrity Birthdays for Feb. 21
Celebrity birthdays for Feb. 21--Celebrity Birthdays for Feb. 21:Movie director Bob Rafelson is 86.Actor Gary Lockwood ("2001: A Space Odyssey") is 82.Actor-director Richard Beymer is 81.U.S. Politician and civil rights activist John Lewis is 79.Actor...
Celebrity Birthdays for Feb. 22
Celebrity birthdays for Feb. 22--Celebrity Birthdays for Feb. 22:Bassoonist George Zukerman is 92.Actor Paul Dooley is 91.Actor James Hong is 90.Bobby Hendricks, singer with The Drifters, is 81.Actor John Ashton is 71.Hall of Fame auto racer Niki Lauda...
Celebrity Birthdays for Feb. 23
Celebrity birthdays for Feb. 23--Celebrity Birthdays for Feb. 23:Actor-director Peter Fonda is 79.Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Fred Biletnikoff is 76.Author John Sandford is 75.Steel guitarist Rusty Young of Poco is 73.Steve Priest, bass guitarist...
Cineplex Q4 Profit Falls as Theatre Attendance Declines; Revenue Up Slightly
Cineplex Q4 profit falls as attendance declines--TORONTO - Cineplex Inc. saw a dip in theatre attendance and net income in its latest quarter, even as it began screening a handful of Academy Award contenders.The Toronto-based entertainment giant said...
Crown in Norman Case Releases Notes, Rejects Allegations of Political Influence
No political influence: Crown in Norman case--OTTAWA - Seeking to rebut an allegation that they're operating in concert with the top levels of the federal government, Crown prosecutors in the case of Vice-Admiral Mark Norman gave his defence lawyers...
Crown Stays Sexual Assault Charge against Calgary Chef Michael Noble
Sex assault charge against Calgary chef stayed--CALGARY - The Crown has stayed a sexual assault charge against prominent Calgary chef and restaurant owner Michael Noble because there was no reasonable likelihood of conviction.Police alleged that Noble...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Illinois-Shooting) (Audio: 147)Authorities say five people are dead and five police officers wounded after a mass shooting at a business in suburban Chicago.Police responding to reports of gunshots came under fire as soon as they entered the building.The...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(SNC-Lavalin) (Audio: P01)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says if Scott Brison had not resigned from cabinet, Jody Wilson-Raybould would still be justice minister.It's a new comment on the controversy that has been swirling since last week, when a newspaper...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(SNC-Lavalin) (Audio: P05)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered a new twist this morning on the controversy surrounding his former justice minister, Jody Wilson-Raybould.He says she would still be in that post if it wasn't for the resignation of former...
Enbridge Confident Line 3 Pipeline Will Open This Year despite New Challenge
Enbridge confident on Line 3 despite petition--CALGARY - Enbridge Inc. is confident that its Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project will come into service by the end of the year in spite of a renewed challenge launched this week by the newly elected...
Entertainment News as of 4 P.M. Friday, Feb. 15
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:10...
Father Charged with First-Degree Murder in Daughter's Death
Father charged with first-degree murder in daughter's death--The alarms rang out in the middle of the night, triggered by a mother's urgent pleas to police to save her daughter hours after she celebrated her 11th birthday.Many jolted awake by the ringing...
Federal NDP Not Selling with Unions, Canadians: Labour Leader
NDP message not hitting target: CLC president--OTTAWA - The federal NDP is struggling to reach members of the labour movement and Canadians in general, says Canadian Labour Congress president Hassan Yussuff.Organized labour is a crucial well of moral...
--Fifteenth Newswatch-
---(Ont-Amber-Alert) (Audio: 101)Police say a father will be charged with first-degree murder in the death of his 11-year-old daughter after he has been cleared medically.Peel regional police say 41-year-old Roopesh Rajkumar was arrested late yesterday...
--Fifth Newswatch-
---(Ont-Amber-Alert) (Audio:012)An 11-year-old Ontario girl is dead and her father is in custody following an Amber Alert last night.The alert was issued by Peel Regional Police last night several hours after 41-year-old Roopesh Rajkumar failed to return...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Ont-Amber-Alert) (Audio:001)An 11-year-old girl who was allegedly abducted by her father and subject of an Amber Alert last night has been found dead in a home west of Toronto.Peel Regional Police issued the alert at 11 o'clock last night after 41-year-old...
Former B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell Accused of Sexual Assault: British Newspaper
Ex-premier of B.C. accused of sex assault: paper--LONDON - A British newspaper says police in London are investigating an allegation of sexual assault made against former British Columbia premier Gordon Campbell.The Daily Telegraph says Scotland Yard...
Former Hal-Con Board Member Faces Child Pornography Charges, Police Say
Former Hal-Con board member faces child porn charges--HALIFAX - A former board member of a highly popular Halifax sci-fi and fantasy convention is facing child pornography charges.Halifax Regional Police said Friday that Phillip Travers Milo was charged...
Former SNC Executive Has Obstruction Charge Dropped Because of Excessive Delays
Charge dropped against former SNC exec--MONTREAL - A former SNC-Lavalin executive and his lawyer had obstruction of justice charges against them stayed Friday on the grounds it took too long to bring the case to trial.Sami Bebawi, a former SNC-Lavalin...
Fourteen 'Dream' Homes Ordered Evacuated as Sinkholes Open in Sechelt, B.C
Sechelt, B.C., sinkholes force home evacuations--Greg and Gerry Latham spent Friday morning scrambling to pack up family heirlooms as a series of sinkholes threatened to destroy their dream retirement home on British Columbia's Sunshine Coast.The Lathams...
--Fourteenth Newswatch-
---(Ont-Amber-Alert) (Audio: P08)Police in Brampton, Ontario say an undisclosed injury has delayed charges against 41-year-old Roopesh Rajkumar in connection with the death of his 11-year-old daughter Riya.Peel Regional Police Constable Danny Marttini...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(Ont-Amber-Alert) (Audio:001)Police are investigating after the subject of an Amber Alert in Ontario last night was found dead.Peel regional police issued the alert last night, several hours after 11-year-old Riya Rajkumar (REE'-ah Raj-KOO'-mar) and...
Health-Lifestyles News as of 3 P.M. Friday, Feb. 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...
How the Digital Economy Is Transforming Canada's Offshore Oil and Gas Industry
How the digital economy is transforming Canada's offshore oil and gas industry--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information...
In the News Today, Feb. 15
In the news today, Feb. 15--Four stories in the news for Friday, Feb. 15------TRUDEAU TO FACE NEW QUESTIONS ON SNC-LAVALIN Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to face a fresh round of questions on the SNC-Lavalin controversy today when he makes...
January Home Sales Were Weakest since 2015, Average National Price Falls: CREA
January home sales were weakest since 2015: CREA--OTTAWA - This year began with the weakest January for residential property sales since 2015, with the number of transactions down four per cent nationally from last year, the Canadian Real Estate Association...
Liberal MP Joyce Murray's Son Critically Hurt on Mexican Honeymoon
Liberal MP's son critically hurt in Mexico--OTTAWA - The son of Liberal MP Joyce Murray is awaiting a medical evacuation from Mexico to Vancouver after suffering severe injuries during his honeymoon in Cancun.Murray said her son Erik Brinkman fell from...
Liberals Give BlackBerry $40M to Support Futuristic Car Development
BlackBerry gets $40M in federal funding--OTTAWA - BlackBerry is getting $40 million in federal funding to help develop technologies that make cars safer, more connected to cyberspace and, eventually, capable of driving themselves.The company is putting...
Manitoba to Look at Connection between Youth Incarceration and Child Welfare
Approach to youth justice not working: minister--WINNIPEGOSIS, Man. - Manitoba is taking a hard look at youth justice and its connection to child welfare after a study found more than half of kids incarcerated had also been in care.Justice Minister Cliff...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (15,838.24, up 142.26 points).Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down one cents, or 0.4 per cent, to...
NAACP's First Meeting Was Held in Canada but There Were No Canadians There
NAACP's first meeting was held in Canada but there were no Canadians there--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information...
National Audio 1:15 PM ET
National Audio 1:15 PM ET--NAT085 - (Italy-Tourist-Hurt-Soccer-Brawl) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) ROME. x-34s. (Megan Williams) Soccer hooligans turned an Italian holiday into a nightmare for an American tourist. (opens with and contains sound) (SOURCE:ABC)--NAT086...
National Audio 1:35 PM ET
National Audio 1:35 PM ET--NAT097 - (Ont-Kingston-Cold-Case) KINGSTON, Ont. x-23s. Police in Kingston, Ontario say they have solved three cold case homicides. Sixty-five-year-old Michael Wentworth, also known as Michael Verney, is charged with three...
National Audio 1:55 PM ET
National Audio 1:55 PM ET--NAT098 - (US-Trump-Steel-Tariff) WASHINGTON. x-18s. An Associated Press analysis shows hundreds of U-S companies have been excused from steel tariffs by the Trump administration. The administration has granted the companies...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT001 - (Ont-Amber-Alert) UNDATED. x-33s. (Mike McDonald) Police west of Toronto say an 11-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert has been found dead after she was allegedly abducted by her father. (SOURCE:The...
National Audio 2:45 PM ET
National Audio 2:45 PM ET--NAT101 - (Ont-Amber-Alert) BRAMPTON. x-20s. Police say a father will be charged with first-degree murder in the death of his 11-year-old daughter after the girl's body was found in his Brampton, Ontario, home. Peel regional...
National Audio 2:55 AM ET
National Audio 2:55 AM ET--NAT008 - (US-Amazon-HQ-Economic-Impact) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) NEW YORK x-28s. (Daria Albinger) Amazon's scrapped plans to bring one of its second headquarters and a lot of jobs to New York. A-B-C's Daria Albinger has reaction...
National Audio 3:25 PM ET
National Audio 3:25 PM ET--NAT107 - (ENT-Empire-Cast-Member-Attack) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) CHICAGO. x-15s. Two men characterized by police as persons of interest in the attack against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett are now considered suspects. Reporter...
National Audio 4:35 AM ET
National Audio 4:35 AM ET--NAT027 - (US-Trump-Border-Security) WASHINGTON. x-40s. (Jackie Quinn) Both chambers of the United States Congress have approved the border security funding measure, and President Donald Trump is expected to sign it in the morning,...
National Audio 5:05 AM ET
National Audio 5:05 AM ET--NAT045 - (US-School-Shooting-Florida-Marking-the-Day) (NOTE LENGTH) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) PARKLAND, Fla. x-04s. A day of memorials and vigils took place in Parkland, Florida yesterday as the community came together to mark one...
National Audio 5:05 PM ET
National Audio 5:05 PM ET--NAT124 - (US-Trump-Nobel-Prize) WASHINGTON. x-33s. (Sagar Meghani) U-S President Trump says Japan's leader nominated him for the Nobel Peace Prize for his work with North Korea. (WAS) (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT125 -...
National Audio 6:05 AM ET
National Audio 6:05 AM ET--NAT048 - (ENT-TV-Jimmy-Kimmel-Live!) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) HOLLYWOOD. x-14s. During his monologue last night on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," host Jimmy Kimmel joked about a Fox News poll that 25 per cent of registered voters say they...
National Audio 6:15 PM ET
National Audio 6:15 PM ET--NAT141 - (Alberta-Solar) CALGARY. x-13s. The Alberta government is granting a 20-year contract to supply about half of its electric power needs to a partnership that plans to build three new solar power plants for more than...
National Audio 7:35 AM ET
National Audio 7:35 AM ET--NAT059 - (US-School-Shooting-Florida-Marking-the-Day) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) PARKLAND, Fla. x-26s. (Jim Ryan) A day of remembrance has ended in Parkland, Florida, the site of one of America's deadliest school shootings. (opens...
National Audio 8:55 PM ET
National Audio 8:55 PM ET--NAT155 - (US-Trump-Russia-Probe-Manafort) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-25s. (Andy Field) Special counsel Robert Mueller is recommending decades in prison for a former Trump campaign chairman who violated his plea agreement...
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh Votes in Advance in Burnaby South Byelection
Singh votes in Burnaby South byelection--BURNABY, B.C. - NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he is taking nothing for granted as he continues to work hard to win a byelection in Burnaby, B.C., and gain a seat in Parliament.Singh made the comments after voting...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Illinois-Shooting) (Audio: 148)An employee of a manufacturing company opened fire at its suburban Chicago plant on Friday, killing five people and wounding five police officers before he was fatally shot.The police chief in Aurora identifies the...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(SNC-Lavalin) (Audio: P02)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says former Treasury Board president Scott Brison's resignation triggered the decision to move Jody Wilson-Raybould from justice to veterans affairs.He was adamant that if Brison had not quit...
OHL Roundup: Kyle Maksimovich with Hat Trick, 67's Down Bulldogs 8-1
OHL Roundup: 67's extend point streak to 13 games--OTTAWA - Kyle Maksimovich potted a hat trick and Sasha Chmelevski had two goals and an assist as the Ottawa 67's beat the Hamilton Bulldogs 8-1 on Friday in Ontario Hockey League action.Noel Hoefenmayer,...
Oland's Defence Lawyer Attacks Blood Evidence on Jacket as Inconclusive
Oland lawyer attacks blood evidence as inconclusive--SAINT JOHN, N.B. - A forensic expert says he cannot tell how old the bloodstains are on the jacket Dennis Oland was wearing the day his father was beaten to death, or how they got there.The brown Hugo...
Ontario Energy Minister on Hydro One CEO Pay: 'This Is Not a Negotiation'
Minister says Hydro One pay not a negotiation--TORONTO - Hydro One and the Ontario government are at loggerheads over executive compensation, with the partially privatized utility refusing repeated requests to slash proposed pay for its CEO.Energy Minister...
Ontario Pot Store Lottery Winner Reaches Licensing Deal with Nova Cannabis
Nova Cannabis signs deal with Ontario lottery winner--TORONTO - Nova Cannabis has reached a licence agreement with one of the lottery winners selected to apply for one of the first 25 cannabis retail licences in Ontario, with a location planned for Toronto.The...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Amber-Alert)Police say a Brampton man who was supposedly helping his daughter celebrate her 11th birthday instead faces a first-degree murder charge in her death.The body of Riya Rajkumar was found in her father's home shortly after an Amber...
--Ontario Update --
---(Ont-Amber-Alert)Police say an 11-year-old girl who was allegedly abducted by her father and subject of an Amber Alert last night has been found dead at a home in Brampton.Peel regional police issued the alert at 11 p-m Thursday, several hours after...
Ottawa, Provincial Governments Commit to Addressing Abuse in Sports
Governments to address abuse in sports--Canadian politicians are banding together to address harassment, abuse and discrimination in sports, but details on their plans remain slim. Kirsty Duncan, Canada's Minister of Science and Sport, announced in...
Parliament Audio 10:45 AM ET
Parliament Audio 10:45 AM ET--P04 - (Canadians-Haiti) KANATA, Ont. x-16s. Global Affairs has issued an upgraded advisory for Haiti and is now saying Canadians should avoid all travel there due to ongoing civil unrest. The notice advises Canadians to...
Perry Pearn Learning the Nuances of Coaching Women's Hockey with National Team
Pearn learning as national women's coach--TORONTO - Perry Pearn is still coaching hockey, he's just working on tweaking his approach.The veteran NHL assistant coach is serving as the head coach of Canada's national women's team. While the 67-year-old...
Photo Advisory
Photo advisory--The Canadian Press photo advisory additions for Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press Photojournalists.ADDS: AP East photo planner. Updates...
Prairie Audio 12:00 PM MT
Prairie Audio 12:00 PM MT----PR02 - (Mba-Youth-Justice)WINNIPEG. x-11s. Manitoba's justice minister says youth are bouncing between the justice- and child-welfare systems. Cliff Cullen says the province has the highest rate of youth in custody in the...
Prairie Audio 1:50 PM MT
Prairie Audio 1:50 PM MT----PR08 - (Hockey-Indigenous-Dance)FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta. x-14s. Parents of Fort McMurray minor hockey players whose team was criticized for an Indigenous locker-room dance say they're forfeiting the season due to safety concerns....
Prairie Audio 3:30 PM MT
Prairie Audio 3:30 PM MT----PR10 - (Alberta-Solar)CALGARY. x-12s. Alberta Environment Minister Shannon Phillips says a new 20-year contract to supply about half of the government's annual power consumption will save 3.9 million dollars per year compared...
--Prairie Update-
---(Manitoba-Impaired-Driving)A Winnipeg police officer who said he was tired, not drunk, when he was found reclining in the driver's seat on the side of the Trans-Canada Highway has been acquitted of impaired driving.Constable Leslie McRae refused a...
--Prairie Update-
---(Mba-Youth-Justice)The Manitoba government says it will review the justice and child welfare systems for at-risk youth.The goal is to end cycles of crime.The province has the highest rate of youths in custody in Canada and up to 90 per cent of them...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
---(African-Swine-Fever)The federal food safety watchdog is warning people to do what they can to keep African swine fever out of Canada.The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the disease is highly contagious and can be lethal to domestic and wild...
Prep-Business Report
---(Markets)Canada's main stock index posted a triple-digit gain Friday after oil hit a three-month high to extend the market's winning streak to six weeks.The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 142.26 points to 15,838.24.In New York, the Dow Jones...
Prep-Entertainment-Report for Friday, Feb. 15
Prep-Entertainment-Report for Feb. 15-----JUSSIE SMOLLETT - "PERSONS OF INTEREST" CHICAGO (AP) -- There is word of some progress in the investigation into the incident involving "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett. Detectives in Chicago are now interviewing...
PREP-Lifewatch
---(Inappropriate-Lab-Tests)A new report is urging that several new measures be adopted to help curb inappropriate lab tests that it says strain the health-care system and hinder patient care.The C-D Howe Institute says over-used tests may lead to inaccurate...
Prep-Music-Report for Friday, Feb. 15
Prep-Music-Report for Feb. 15-----MYSTIKAL - RELEASED ON BONDSHREVEPORT, La. (AP) -- Mystikal is out of jail on bond and he says life has been a "walk of faith." A Shreveport, Louisiana, T-V station reports Mystikal was released Wednesday under a three-million...
QMJHL Roundup: Jimmy Huntington with Hat Trick, Oceanic Down Foreurs
QMJHL Roundup: Oceanic down Foreurs 7-4--VAL-D'OR, Que. - Jimmy Huntington had three goals and an assist and Dmitry Zavgorodniy added two goals and a helper as the Rimouski Oceanic defeated the Val-d'Or Foreurs 7-4 on Friday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey...
Reduce Children's Test Anxiety with These Tips -- and a Re-Think of What Testing Means
Reduce children's test anxiety with these tips -- and a re-think of what testing means--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure...
Sanchez Feels Back to Old Self after First Bullpen Session of Spring Training
Sanchez feels back to old self at Jays camp--DUNEDIN, Fla. - Aaron Sanchez is feeling like the pitcher he was back in 2016. And his new manager can't stop smiling about that.The Blue Jays right-hander, who dealt with finger injuries over the last two...
Saskatchewan Roughriders Re-Sign All-Star Canadian Kicker Brett Lauther
Roughriders re-sign all-star kicker--REGINA - The Saskatchewan Roughriders added a free agent, kept one of their own and signed Canadian kicker Brett Lauther to a one-year extension through 2020 on Friday.Lauther, of Truro, N.S., was named a West Division...
Scheidegger Beats Einarson in Wild-Card Game at Scotties Tournament of Hearts
Scheidegger tops Einarson in wild-card game--SYDNEY, N.S. - After a 36-hour cross-country trip to get to the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, Casey Scheidegger wanted her appearance to last more than one game.A draw to the four-foot ring for the win did...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(Ont-Amber-Alert) (Audio:012)Police have a man in custody after an 11-year-old girl, who was earlier the subject of an Amber Alert, was found dead in a home west of Toronto.Peel regional police spokeswoman Constable Taryn Hill says the Amber Alert...
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