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Articles from March 19, 2019

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Air Canada Grounds Its Boeing Max 8s until at Least July 1 to Provide Certainty
Air Canada grounds its Max 8s until July 1--MONTREAL - Air Canada has decided to remove its grounded Boeing 737 Max 8 jets from service until at least July 1 in order to provide more certainty for passengers that wish to book flights in the coming months.Canada's...
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley Wants Chance to 'Finish That Job'
Alberta premier bigger than the party she leads--EDMONTON - Premier Rachel Notley says her childhood in the semi-isolated town of Fairview in northern Alberta taught her to adapt and improvise -- even if means sticking your spouse on the hood of the...
Alimentation Couche-Tard Boosts Dividend 25 per Cent after Record Q3 Profits
Couche-Tard earned US$612.1 million in Q3--LAVAL, Que. - Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. is boosting is quarterly dividend by 25 per cent after posting record third-quarter earnings that missed analyst expectations.The Quebec-based convenience store operator...
A Look at Alberta's Elections since the Province Was Created in 1905
A look at Alberta's general elections since 1905--EDMONTON - A chronology of Alberta elections:Nov. 9, 1905: Lawyer Alexander Rutherford, son of an immigrant farmer from Scotland, leads the Liberals to a lopsided victory over R.B. Bennett's Conservatives,...
A Look at Five Political Leaders Who Will Campaign in Alberta's Spring Election
A look at political party leaders in Alberta--EDMONTON - Albertans are going to the polls in a spring election on April 16. Here's a look at the leaders of the five parties that currently hold seats in the legislature:Derek Fildebrandt, Freedom Conservative...
American Man Dedicated Life to Finding Treasure on Nova Scotia's Oak Island
Man dedicated life to finding Oak Island treasure--HALIFAX - An American who became a famed Nova Scotia treasure hunter is being remembered by friends as a larger-than-life figure.Dan Blankenship died Sunday at 95.He was a staple on "The Curse of Oak...
Atlantic Audio 1:45 PM AT
Atlantic Audio 1:45 PM AT--AT01 - (NB-Budget)FREDERICTON x-9s. New Brunswick's minority Tory government has tabled a 9.8 billion dollar budget -- projecting a 23 million dollar surplus. Finance Minister Ernie Steeves says the net debt is currently 14.1...
Atlantic Update
(NB-Budget)New Brunswick's minority government is to table its first budget today.Finance Minister Ernie Steeves says it will offer the hard decisions needed to balance the books.Steeves says the province is paying almost 700-million dollars a year to...
Atlantic Update
(NB-Budget)The New Brunswick government has tabled a 9.8-billion-dollar budget highlighted by a 23-million-dollar surplus and the first reduction in the net debt in 13 years.Tory Finance Minister Ernie Steeves says the province is at a crossroads, and...
--Atlantic Update-
(NB-Budget)It's budget day in New Brunswick.The minority Tory government is set to table its maiden fiscal plan -- and warning people should expect tough measures to balance the province's books.Finance Minister Ernie Steeves says almost 700-million...
Audain Prize for Visual Art Raised to $100,000, to Boost Profile of B.C. Artists
B.C. artists' award to be boosted to $100,000--VANCOUVER - A foundation that supports the visual arts, mainly in British Columbia, is more than tripling the value of the Audain Prize for Visual Art, awarded annually to a distinguished B.C. artist.Michael...
B.C. Prepares for Wildfire Season as Residents Urged to Protect Property
B.C. prepares for wildfires with new strategies--KAMLOOPS, B.C. - British Columbia's forests minister says the province is preparing for the wildfire season with some new strategies and people living near forested areas should also do their part by safeguarding...
--B-C Update-
VANCOUVER - ------(BC-Overdose-Crisis)Fewer people died in B-C from illicit drug overdoses in January but the coroners service says the number of deaths believed to have been caused by carfentanil more than quadrupled in just one month.The service says...
Breeding Young Men for Export in Poor Countries
Breeding young men for export in poor countries--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...
Budget to Tout Liberal Economic Record, Provide Distraction from SNC Furor
Budget sets Liberal stage for fall election--OTTAWA - The Trudeau government will attempt to set the stage for this fall's election -- and provide some distraction from the SNC-Lavalin affair -- with today's end-of-mandate budget touting the Liberals'...
Business News Advisory
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Calgary UCP Candidate Resigns after Report on Her Comments about Race
UCP Candidate quits after report about race comments--CALGARY - A United Conservative Party candidate in the Alberta election who resigned over online comments she reportedly made about white nationalists is begging people to lower the temperature of...
Canada Loses Twice at World Women's Curling Championship to Fall to 3-4
Canada falls twice at women's curling worlds--SILKEBORG, Denmark - Canada's Chelsea Carey has some work to do to make the playoffs at the world women's curling championship after dropping both of her games on Tuesday.Scotland's Sophie Jackson scored...
Canada's Bianca Andreescu Would like to Take a 2-3 Week Break after Miami Open
Andreescu ready for a break after Miami Open--Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu will soon be ready for a break after her breakout start to the season.Andreescu, who has surged to No. 24 after starting the year at No. 152 in the world rankings, said...
Canada's Main Stock Index Falls on Concerns about U.S. Trade Deal with China
TSX falls on U.S.-China trade concerns--TORONTO - Canada's main stock index retreated from a near seven-month high on concerns that global growth will be hurt by a potential trade deal between the United States and China.The S&P/TSX composite index...
Canadian Identified as Alleged Informant in U.S. College Admissions Scandal
Canadian named as tipster in U.S. college scam--MONTREAL - Morrie Tobin, the Montreal native named in reports as the central figure who exposed an alleged college admissions scam in the United States, was described Tuesday by those who knew him as someone...
Canadian Shockers: Andreescu Becomes Latest Underdog to Stun Sporting World
Andreescu joins list of Canadian sport surprises--Bianca Andreescu's run to the BNP Paribas Open title on in Indian Wells, Calif., certainly goes down as a major surprise.As Martina Navratilova told BT Sport in England after Andreescu's win over three-time...
Celebrity Birthdays for March 19
Celebrity birthdays for March 19--Celebrity Birthdays for March 19:Theologian Hans Kung is 91.Actress Renee Taylor ("The Nanny") is 86.Actress Phyllis Newman ("To Tell The Truth") is 86.Actress Ursula Andress ("Dr. No," ''Casino Royale") is 83.Singer...
City Grants Approval to Demolish Home Where Barry and Honey Sherman Were Killed
City approves demolition of Sherman home--TORONTO - The City of Toronto has approved a request from the family of Barry and Honey Sherman to demolish the home where billionaire philanthropists were killed.The family had submitted an application to city...
Cliff Hopes for Strong Track Season Just Weeks after Breaking Marathon Record
Cliff: Body is unpredictable post-marathon--Ten days after she shattered the Canadian women's marathon record and ran the 2020 Tokyo Olympic qualifying standard, Rachel Cliff is in a holding pattern.The 30-year-old from Vancouver has learned that in...
Crash-Prone Quebec Ferry Removed from Service as Inspection Raises Serious Doubt
TSB finds multiple problems with Quebec ferry--MONTREAL - A Transportation Safety Board of Canada investigator says a ferry that has been removed from service in Quebec after two recent collisions was already badly damaged before the accidents.The MV...
Curling's Longstanding 10-versus-Eight Debate Continues to Simmer
Curling's 10-versus-eight debate simmers--At the 1999 World Curling Federation's annual general meeting in Saint John, N.B., then-president Gunther Hummelt begged member federations to vote in eight-end games.Curling had just returned to the Winter Olympics...
Deficits in Big-Spending Pre-Election Budget Tee Up Ballot-Box Choice
Liberal budget expands deficit-spending plan--OTTAWA - The final budget of the Trudeau government's mandate will scatter billions in fresh spending -- on everything from pharmacare to retraining workers to first-time home buyers -- as the Liberals commit...
'Dirty John'-Style Romance Scams Cost Canadians Millions, Police Say
How romance scams cost Canadians millions--One expert calls it a "Dirty John" scenario: An alleged scam artist who woos victims with romance and charm.Simon Sherry, a clinical psychologist and professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience...
Documentary on Colten Boushie Case to Open Toronto's Hot Docs Festival
Documentary on Colten Boushie case to open Hot Docs--TORONTO - A film examining the case of a young Indigenous man who was killed on a farm in rural Saskatchewan will open this year's Hot Docs festival in Toronto.Organizers say Tasha Hubbard's "nîpawistamâsowin:...
Duped Women Go after Charming Alleged Con man:'Everything He Said Was a Lie'
Duped women go after charming alleged con man--It started with a chance encounter in a coffee shop. He was charming and attractive, and everything he said mirrored her life.The relationship developed into a romance but the seduction ended months later...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(FedBudget-Lockup) (Audio:P15)The federal Liberals appear to be telling Canadians -- if you like what's in our latest budget, you better vote for us this fall.Finance Minister Bill Morneau introduced the Trudeau government's last budget bill today,...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Boeing-Max-Canada)Air Canada's fleet of Boeing 7-37 Max 8 jets won't be back in the air until at least Canada Day.Ottawa grounded the jets last week in response to safety concerns following an Ethiopian Airlines flight that killed all 157 people...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Justice-Committee) (Audio: P07)If the Conservatives get their way, Finance Minister Bill Morneau will not be standing to deliver his budget as planned this afternoon in Parliament.The Tories plan to stall a vote on a procedural issue and delay the...
Entertainment News as of 4 P.M. Tuesday, March 19
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:Documentary...
Federal Government's Deficit to Grow to $19.8B in 2019-20 Fiscal Year
Deficit to grow to $19.8B in 2019-20--OTTAWA - The federal Liberal government expects to sink deeper into the red this year, thanks to a federal budget Tuesday that's laden with election-year spending measures fuelled by a windfall of new revenue.Tuesday's...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(Fedbudget-Chanting) (Audio: P19)The Conservatives have expressed their anger by drowning out the finance minister's budget speech after Liberals on the Commons justice committee used their majority to end the investigation into the S-N-C Lavalin...
--Fifth Newswatch-
---(FedBudget)(Audio:02)Money will be on the minds of many in Ottawa and across the country this afternoon as the Trudeau government delivers its final budget before this fall's federal election.Former parliamentary budget officer Kevin Page suspects...
Finance Minister Bill Morneau's Budget Speech
Finance Minister Bill Morneau's budget speech--OTTAWA - Thank you, Mr. Speaker.Last week, I was back home in Toronto--where I had a chance to visit with some young people at the Boys and Girls Club in Regent Park.It was March Break last week, so they...
First Nations, Cities Support B.C.'S Plan to Require Permits for Pipelines
First Nations, cities support B.C. pipeline plan--VANCOUVER - First Nations and cities that have seen costly and damaging oil spills are supporting British Columbia's efforts to require permits for companies transporting hazardous substances through...
--First NewsWatch-
---(FedBudget)(Audio:01)It's Budget Day in Ottawa.Finance Minister Bill Morneau will stand in the Commons this afternoon to deliver the Trudeau government's final budget of its current mandate.Among the pre-election nuggets expected seven months before...
Fiscal Watchdog Says Ontario Overcharging for Marriage Registrations, Other Fees
Ontario overcharging for certain fees: FAO--TORONTO - One of Ontario's fiscal watchdogs says the province is overcharging for certain fees such as those for marriage and birth registrations, a situation that could leave it vulnerable to a legal challenge.In...
Five Things about the Federal Budget
Five things about the federal budget--OTTAWA - The Liberals' last budget of this mandate sets the stage for the October federal election and includes a sprinkling of money for voters across a wide spectrum. But there are also gaps in spending for some...
Florida Georgia Line, Glorious Sons Headline Concert Series at Canadian Open
RBC Canadian Open to include concert series--HAMILTON - Florida Georgia Line and the Glorious Sons will headline a new concert series at the RBC Canadian Open this summer.It is the first time in 10 years that Canada's men's golf championship will have...
Former Als Player Lapointe Says Time Is of the Essence to Purchase Club
Lapointe: Time is of essence to buy Als--Time is of the essence for Eric Lapointe.The former CFL running back remains interested in putting together a group to purchase the Montreal Alouettes. However, Lapointe needs to know very soon exactly what the...
Fought to Unite Alberta Conservatives: Former MP Kenney Ready to Run for Premier
Former Conservative MP eyes Alberta premier's chair--EDMONTON - Alberta Opposition Leader Jason Kenney finally gets his title shot.It's not a chance the former federal Conservative cabinet minister saw coming until he put together a plan in the summer...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(FedBudget) (Audio: P11)The Trudeau government is spending billions of dollars on everything from pharmacare to helping workers learn new skills and making home-buying easier.It's all in the federal budget -- the last one before October's election.The...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(FedBudget)(Audio:01)Political watchers expect Finance Minister Bill Morneau will use his last federal budget in the Trudeau government's mandate to highlight Liberal achievements over the past four years, while also setting the narrative for the...
Girl Subject of Amber Alert North of Toronto Found Safe
Girl subject of Amber Alert found safe--MARKHAM, Ont. - A five-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert north of Toronto on Tuesday was found safe after a few hours.York regional police said the girl's father was taken into custody but they...
Highlights from the 2019 Federal Budget Tabled Tuesday
Highlights from the 2019 federal budget--OTTAWA - Highlights from the federal Liberal budget tabled Tuesday by Finance Minister Bill Morneau:-- $1.7 billion over five years, and $586 million a year after that, for a Canada Training Benefit to help workers...
I'm an 'Autism Mom.' Here's Why Ontario Is Choosing the Wrong Path
I'm an 'Autism Mom.' Here's why Ontario is choosing the wrong path--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...
Indigenous Baby Dies in Care of Manitoba Foster Family: Mother
Indigenous baby dies in care of Manitoba foster family--WINNIPEG - A Manitoba mother says the death of her four-month old while in the custody of foster parents shows a system set up to fail Indigenous families.The First Nations woman says she learned...
Justice-Committee-Update
Justice committee ends SNC-Lavalin probe--OTTAWA - Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is accusing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of "thumbing his nose" at Canadians.He vows the official Opposition will use every tool available to hold the government accountable...
Leaders Set Sights on Each Other as Alberta Election Called for April 16
Rivals stake their ground as Alberta election called--Alberta's NDP leader and her main conservative rival wasted no time pointing fingers at each other on the first day of the campaign for an April 16 election.Premier Rachel Notley called the vote Tuesday...
Leaving Neverland: Why Individual Stories of Abuse Have More Impact Than Statistics
Leaving Neverland: Why individual stories of abuse have more impact than statistics--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information...
Liberal-Dominated Justice Committee Ends SNC-Lavalin Probe amid Opposition Howls
Justice committee ends SNC-Lavalin probe--OTTAWA - The Liberal-dominated justice committee of the House of Commons pulled the plug Tuesday on its probe of the SNC-Lavalin affair, prompting fresh howls of opposition outrage and a walkout by Conservative...
Liberals Add $4.5B for Indigenous Services as Reconciliation Effort Continues
Libs plan $4.5B boost to Indigenous services--OTTAWA - The federal Liberal government plans to spend $4.5 billion over the next five years to try to narrow the socio-economic gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people -- part of a plan to keep...
Liberals Offer 'Modest' Help for First-Time Homebuyers
Feds offer help to homebuyers--OTTAWA - On the eve of a federal election this fall, the Liberal government is looking to help more Canadians buy their first homes by picking up a portion of their mortgage costs and increasing the amount they can borrow...
Liberals Promise Billions for Dairy, Chicken Farmers Affected by Trade Deals
Billions promised for trade-affected farmers--OTTAWA - The Trudeau government is promising billions of dollars to compensate dairy, egg and poultry farmers hurt by Canada's recent free-trade agreements -- industries concentrated in vote-rich Quebec and...
Liberals Promise Tax Credit, EI Benefit to Help Workers
Feds pledge new training benefit--OTTAWA - Canadians could soon be putting $250 a year in federal tax credits toward better skills, while getting federal help to pay the bills.One of the showpieces in Tuesday's federal Liberal budget, part of more than...
Liberals to Create National Drug Agency as Building Block of Pharmacare Plan
Liberals to create national drug agency--OTTAWA - The federal Liberal government is promising a new agency to negotiate prescription drug prices for Canadians and try to drive down costs -- a move billed as an "important step" on the path to an eventual...
National Audio 12:55 PM ET
National Audio 12:55 PM ET--NAT075 - (Alta-Elxn-Notley) CALGARY. x-10s. Albertans are going to the polls April 16th. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley made the announcement this morning in Calgary before a group of cheering supporters. Notley quickly began...
National Audio 1:45 PM ET
National Audio 1:45 PM ET--NAT078 - (US-Trump-McCain) WASHINGTON. x-05s. U-S President Donald Trump is not backing down from his longstanding criticism of the late senator John McCain. Trump drew criticism over the weekend for tweeting insults about...
National Audio 2:35 PM ET
National Audio 2:35 PM ET--NAT083 - (Missing-Cowboy) SURREY. x-12s. Nearly two months after Southern Interior rancher Ben Tyner was last seen, R-C-M-P say the disappearance is considered suspicious. Sergeant Janelle Shoihet (sh-WOY'-ett) says major crimes...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT001 - (FedBudget) OTTAWA. x-30s. (Terry Pedwell) The federal Liberals will deliver their final budget today ahead of the fall election. (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)--NAT002 - (FedBudget) OTTAWA. x-16s. The federal Liberals...
National Audio 3:15 PM ET
National Audio 3:15 PM ET--NAT085 - (Mba-Pregnant-Asylum-Seeker) WINNIPEG. x-12s. A pregnant woman who walked across the U-S border into Manitoba was rescued after she became trapped in a snowbank and went into labour. Emerson-Franklin Reeve Dave Carlson...
National Audio 3:25 PM ET
National Audio 3:25 PM ET--NAT088 - (US-Winter-Weather-Flooding) DES MOINES, Iowa. x-15s. The governor of Iowa says 41 of Iowa's 99 counties are now included in her state disaster declaration after massive flooding. Governor Kim Reynolds says the record...
National Audio 3:45 AM ET
National Audio 3:45 AM ET--NAT013 - (Netherlands-Shooting) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-20s. Turkey's foreign ministry has condemned Monday's tram shooting in the Netherlands city of Utrecht that killed at least three people. Dutch authorities seized...
National Audio 5:25 PM ET
National Audio 5:25 PM ET--NAT101 - (US-High-School-Wrestler-Dreadlocks-Cut) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-32s. (Scott Goldberg) A referee who told a New Jersey high school wrestler to cut his dreadlocks or forfeit his bout is considering a lawsuit....
National Audio 5:45 AM ET
National Audio 5:45 AM ET--NAT041 - (ENT-MUSIC-Jerry-Lee-Lewis-Health) (FOR PRODUCTION) UNDATED. x-48s. Representatives for Jerry Lee Lewis say the musical pioneer has been transferred from a hospital to a rehabilitation centre, two weeks after suffering...
National Audio 6:25 PM ET
National Audio 6:25 PM ET--NAT107 - (Trans-Mountain-Court) BELLA BELLA, B.C. x-20s. A coastal B-C First Nation is supporting the province in the Court of Appeal as it seeks the right to create a permitting system for transporters of hazardous substances....
National Audio 7:05 PM ET
National Audio 7:05 PM ET--NAT110 - (AF-Seychelles-Ocean-Mission) (EXTENDED) UNDATED. x-40s. (Ed Donahue) A British scientist and her American pilot made an emergency ascent from 100 meters beneath the Indian Ocean after smoke filled the cockpit of their...
National Audio 7:55 PM ET
National Audio 7:55 PM ET--NAT116 - (US-Trump-Social-Media) WASHINGTON. x-38s. (Sagar Meghani) U-S President Donald Trump says social media companies discriminate against conservatives and Republicans, and need to be held to account. (WAS) (SOURCE:The...
National Audio 8:45 PM ET
National Audio 8:45 PM ET--NAT121 - (US-Roundup-Weed-Killer-Cancer) UNDATED. x-32s. (Jackie Quinn) A jury in San Francisco has ruled that a weed killer was a substantial factor in a California man's cancer. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT122 - (AS-New-Zealand-Mosque-Shooting)...
National Audio 8:55 AM ET
National Audio 8:55 AM ET--NAT056 - (US-SCI-Record-Breaking-Heat) WASHINGTON. x-22s. A new Associated Press data analysis shows hot records across the United States are falling twice as often as cold ones. A-P science writer Seth Borenstein (BOR'-ehn-styn)...
National Audio 8:55 PM ET
National Audio 8:55 PM ET--NAT127 - (US-Roundup-Weed Killer-Cancer) UNDATED. x-23s. A jury in San Francisco has concluded that Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in a California man's cancer. Reporter Jackie Quinn says the verdict could help...
National Audio 9:55 PM ET
National Audio 9:55 PM ET--NAT131 - (AF-Mozambique-Cyclone) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) ROME. x-13s. Hundreds are dead, many more missing and thousands at risk from massive flooding in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe caused by Cyclone Idai. International aid...
New $1B Border Strategy Will Get Tough on Irregular Asylum Seekers
$1B border plan aims to stop irregular migrants--OTTAWA - The Liberal government is signalling its intent to stem the flow of asylum seekers crossing into Canada at unofficial entry points with a new border-enforcement strategy aimed at detecting, intercepting...
New Brunswick Tory Government Budget Offers Surplus, Debt Reduction
New Brunswick Tories table surplus budget--FREDERICTON - New Brunswick's minority Tory government tabled a budget Tuesday that makes a series of targeted cuts while offering the first net debt reduction in 13 years.Finance Minister Ernie Steeves said...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(FedBudget-Lockup) (Audio: P23)Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled his last budget today ahead of the fall election.Although, if you were hoping to hear Morneau speak in the House of Commons, it was a bit of a challenge as the Opposition Tories bellowed...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Women-Compensation)An online survey is suggesting Canadian women have a lot of ground to make up when it comes to pay equity.The survey for A-D-P Canada shows women make 25 per cent less than men, earning an average of 49-thousand, 721-dollars per...
Ontario's Finance Minister Criticizes Federal Spending and Carbon Pricing Plan
Federal budget disappointing: Fedeli--TORONTO - Ontario's finance minister slammed the 2019 federal budget Tuesday, saying it shows the Liberal government is willing to run "endless" deficits as it heads to polls this fall.Vic Fedeli ramped up his rhetoric...
Ontario Survey Suggests Issues with Sexual Harassment on Campuses
Survey highlights sexual harassment issues on campuses--TORONTO - At least half of Ontario university and college students who participated in a provincewide survey on campus sexual violence said they experienced sexual harassment, the government said...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Thunder-Bay-Body)Police in Thunder Bay say they're investigating after a woman's body was found on a bike path this morning.They say a passerby came upon the body at 1 a-m near the Landmark Inn.Investigators have not released further details.Police...
--Ontario Update --
---(Ont-Universities-Colleges)The minister of training, colleges and universities is making an announcement this afternoon.The government isn't saying what the announcement is about but it comes about two months after the Tories made big changes to post-secondary...
--Ontario Update --
---(Ont-Campus-Sexual-Assault)Ontario's colleges and universities will now be required to report each year on the steps they're taking to support students who have experienced sexual violence.The provincial government announced the new rule today as...
Out of the Desert: Strome Excelling with Blackhawks Following Trade from Coyotes
Dylan Strome excelling with Blackhawks--Dylan Strome knew it was something he would have to fight through by himself.The third pick in the 2015 draft by the Arizona Coyotes -- selected on the heels of Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel, and one spot before...
Pair Wrongfully Dismissed from Fire Department Jobs in Vernon, B.C
Pair wrongfully dismissed from fire department--VERNON, B.C. - An arbitration board says two employees were wrongfully dismissed from their jobs with the fire department in Vernon, B.C., after a videotape showed them having sexual relations in the fire...
Parliament Audio 4:35 PM ET
Parliament Audio 4:35 PM ET--P18 - (FedBudget-Deficit-Lockup) OTTAWA. x-15s. The federal Liberals are signalling they plan to spend their way through the fall election, unveiling a budget today that contains a 20-billion dollar windfall over five years....
Photo Advisory
Photo advisory--The Canadian Press photo advisory for Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists.ADDS: FREDERICTON--New Brunswick Finance Minister...
Prairie Audio 3:00 PM MT
Prairie Audio 3:00 PM MT----PR08 - (Alta-UCP-Ford-Resignation)LEDUC, Alberta. x-10s. The leader of Alberta's United Conservative Party is condemning comments that caused a Calgary candidate to resign. Calgary-Mountain View candidate Caylan Ford stepped...
--Prairie Update-
(Sask-Yellow-Vest)Saskatchewan's Opposition is calling on Premier Scott Moe to distance himself from the yellow vest movement.N-D-P Leader Ryan Meili pressed the matter during question period yesterday, calling on Moe to instruct his cabinet ministers...
--Prairie Update-
---(Manitoba-Pregnant-Asylum)A pregnant woman who walked across the U-S border into Manitoba was rescued after she became trapped in a snowbank and went into labour.The woman called 9-1-1 on Saturday from near Emerson.Firefighters freed the woman and...
Pregnant Asylum Seeker Rescued from Snow Trying to Cross Manitoba Border
Pregnant asylum seeker rescued from snow--WINNIPEG - A pregnant woman who walked across the United States border into Manitoba was rescued after she became trapped in a snowbank and appeared to go into labour.Emerson-Franklin Reeve Dave Carlson said...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
---(Farmers-Insurance)The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association has released a report examining health and disability insurance available to Canadian farmers.Marcel Hacault, the association's executive director, says the report was commissioned to...
Prep-Business Report
---(Markets)Canada's main stock index lost some ground on concerns about trade negotiations between the United States and China.The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 63.27 points to 16,188.10, a day after rising to a near seven-month high.In New...
Prep-Entertainment-Report for Tuesday, March 19
Prep-Entertainment-Report for March 19-----WARNER BROS. CHIEF STEPS DOWN AFTER SEXUAL MISCONDUCT CLAIMSNEW YORK (AP) -- Add another name to the list of prominent Hollywood types exposed by the #MeToo movement. Warner Brothers chief Kevin Tsujihara (soo-jee-HAR'-ah)...
PREP-Lifewatch
---<(Control-Youth)Researchers have found that in adults aged 60 to 90 feeling in control correlated with feeling subjectively younger.They followed 116 older patients and 107 younger patients 18-to-36 for nine days.Each day, the people in the study...
Prep-Music-Report for Tuesday, March 19
Prep-Music-Report for March 19-----JERRY LEE LEWIS - UPDATENASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Some encouraging news about Jerry Lee Lewis. His reps say the musical pioneer has been transferred to a rehabilitation centre. This comes two weeks after Lewis suffered...
QuickQuotes on the 2019 Federal Budget
QuickQuotes on the 2019 federal budget--OTTAWA - Quick reactions to the 2019 federal budget:The opposition would like to see us make cuts very rapidly -- their idea is balance the budget at any cost. Well, if we had taken that approach in 2015 we would...
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