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Agnes Varda, a Pioneering Artist Who Saw the Extraordinary in the Ordinary
Agnes Varda, a pioneering artist who saw the extraordinary in the ordinary--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information...
Appeals Court Rules That International Art Can Be of 'National Importance'
Appeals court rules in art export case--OTTAWA - The Federal Court of Appeal has ruled that a work by an international artist can be deemed to be of "national importance" to Canadian heritage.On Tuesday, the appeals court restored a decision by the Canadian...
Atlantic Update
(NL-Budget)Newfoundland and Labrador's Liberal government has tabled an optimistic pre-election budget with a deficit of 522-million dollars forecast for fiscal 2019-20.The plan does not include tax or fee increases, while the government has eliminated...
Atlantic Update
---(NS-Street-Checks)The Nova Scotia government has ordered police across the province to immediately suspend street checks until further notice.A directive issued by Attorney General Mark Furey says the moratorium applies to police checks of pedestrians...
B.C. Awaits Kenney's 'Turn off Taps,' Threat; Quebec Rejects Alberta Pipelines
Kenney's 'turn off taps' pledge heard in B.C.--VICTORIA - Jason Kenney's Alberta election victory sent ripples of enthusiasm and concern across Canada Wednesday.Ontario Premier Doug Ford welcomed a rising Conservative wave, British Columbia grappled...
--B-C Update-
------(BC-Oak-Bay-Deaths)A police officer became emotional while testifying yesterday at the trial of Andrew Berry, who has pleaded not guilty to killing his daughters, four-year-old Aubrey and six-year-old Chloe.Constable Piotr (PETER) Ulanowski choked...
--B-C Update-
(BC-Oak-Bay-Deaths)A lawyer for the man accused in B-C Supreme Court of killing his two young daughters had questions about an officer's so-called mistake of leaving an apartment unattended after he found blood-smeared walls and an injured girl on a...
Bruins Captain Zdeno Chara Makes History with Winning Goal against Maple Leafs
Bruins Chara make history with winning goal--TORONTO - Zdeno Chara made history Wednesday night, helping the Bruins avoid falling into a deep playoff hole in the process.The Bruins captain's shot from the point at 5:39 of the third proved to be the winning...
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...
Canada, EU Punch Back at U.S. Cuba Shift, Vow to Defend Their Companies
Canada, EU punch back at U.S. Cuba shift--OTTAWA - Canada and the European Union vowed on Wednesday to protect their businesses from the Trump administration's new policy to allow lawsuits against foreign companies connected to properties seized from...
Canada's Inflation Rate Strengthens to 1.9% as Gasoline Prices Bounce Back
Canadian inflation firms up, rises 1.9%--OTTAWA - Canadian inflation accelerated last month as fresh strength in gasoline prices removed a large amount of downward pressure on the rate, according to a new report Wednesday from Statistics Canada.The agency's...
Canada's Tanguay Has Eyes on Olympics as She Prepares for LOTTE Championshp
Canada's Tanguay has eyes on Olympics--On a day-to-day basis Anne-Catherine Tanguay likes to focus on the process of being a professional golfer. But when she takes a step back from her daily regimen of practise, journaling, and evaluation, she does...
Canadian Garbage Rotting in Manila Violates International Law, Lawyers Say
Canada breaking law with Manila garbage: firm--OTTAWA - Canada broke international rules when it dumped more than 100 shipping containers of garbage disguised as plastics for recycling into the Philippines six years ago, a Victoria-based environmental...
Canola Group Demands Ottawa 'Consider All Available Options' in China Seed Dispute
Canola group demands Ottawa act in China dispute--China's refusal thus far to accept a Canadian delegation to work out a solution to an ongoing canola seed trade dispute that's left farmers and exporters scrambling calls for more urgent action from Ottawa,...
Celebrity Birthdays for April 17
Celebrity birthdays for April 17--Celebrity Birthdays for April 17:Chris Barber, British trombonist and bandleader, is 89.Actor David Bradley ("Game of Thrones") is 77.Singer and actress Michele Richard is 73.Musician Jan Hammer is 71.Actress Olivia...
CFLPA Tells Players Not to Report to Training Camp without New Agreement
CFLPA tells players not to report without deal--TORONTO - Contract talks between the CFL and its players have turned ugly.The CFL Players' Association has instructed its players not to make travel arrangements to attend training camps when they open...
Closing Illegal Pot Shops an Uphill Battle until Demand Is Met, Say Authorities
Supply shortage keeps illegal pot shops in business--TORONTO - In the weeks before cannabis became legal across Canada, Toronto's once booming network of weed retailers all but disappeared.Nearly 80 pot shops advertising themselves as dispensaries had...
CRTC Holds Hearing into Dispute between Quebecor and Bell over TVA Sports Signal
CRTC holds hearing on TVA Sports battle--GATINEAU, Que. - The head of Quebecor Inc. questioned the power of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission in its quarrel with Bell and tried to blame the regulator for a potential termination...
Defence Questions Cop's 'Mistake' at Trial of B.C. Dad Accused of Killing Girls
Defence questions cop in B.C. child-murder trial--VANCOUVER - A defence lawyer has questioned a police officer's "mistake" of leaving an apartment after he saw blood-smeared walls and discovered a badly injured young girl lying on a bed.Oak Bay Police...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(Alta-Elxn) (Audio:122)Alberta's incoming premier says his United Conservatives are already busy getting to work fighting for jobs and pipelines.Jason Kenney says he has already talked on the phone with Quebec premier Francois Legault, who opposes...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(Alta-Elxn) (Audio: 05)Alberta premier-elect Jason Kenney plans to use his majority win in the provincial election to undo most of the signature elements of four years of N-D-P rule.That starts with dismantling the climate change program, repealing...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Cuba-Trump) (Audio: P02)Canada and the European Union are vowing to work together to fight the Trump administration's landmark tightening of the U-S trade embargo on Cuba.The U-S is reversing a 20-year policy and will allow lawsuits against foreign...
Elxn-Alta-Prominents
The Canadian Press list by parties of elected and defeated prominent candidates.Alberta (87 members)Alberta New Democratic PartyJoe Ceci, finance minister, elected in Calgary-Buffalo; defeated Tom Olsen (UCP), former journalist.Ricardo Miranda, culture...
Energy and Financials Help Lift TSX Higher, U.S. Stock Markets Mixed
Energy and financials help lift TSX--TORONTO - Canada's main stock index moved higher as the election of a conservative government in Alberta helped to support the energy sector, says a market observer.The key sector benefited from earlier momentum in...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Wednesday, April 17
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:Appeals...
Environment Charities May Benefit from New Alberta Premier's Vow to Fight Them
Environment charities question incoming premier's plan--EDMONTON - Alberta's incoming premier plans to take on environmental charities that he says are blocking exports of the province's oil, but those groups may be saying "bring it on."In his victory...
Fans Protest Whitecaps Handling of Alleged Abuse by Walking out Mid-Game
Fans walk out of Whitecaps game in protest--VANCOUVER - Hundreds of Vancouver Whitecaps fans walked out mid-game on Wednesday to protest the club's handling of abuse and harassment allegations levied against a former coach.The Vancouver Southsiders and...
February Cannabis Sales Tepid as Inventory Stockpile Grows: Health Canada
February pot sales slip as stockpile rises--Sales of cannabis products in February fell by nearly nine per cent from the previous month, due to fewer days, as average daily sales stayed relatively flat, according to the latest statistics from Health...
Federal Climate Law Crucial to Indigenous Constitutional Rights, Court Told
Climate action called critical to First Nations--TORONTO - The federal government has no choice but to tackle greenhouse gas emissions given the catastrophic impact unchecked global warming will have on Canada's Indigenous people, Ontario's top court...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(EU-France-Notre-Dame-Fire) (Audio: 106)The bells of France tolled today from cathedrals and basilicas across the nation in commemoration of the Notre Dame fire.From Sacre Coeur in Paris' Montmartre district to Strasbourg in the east and Rouen in...
--Fifth Newswatch-
---(Alta-Elxn)(Audio:06)Rachel Notley may have lost her government's re-election bid in yesterday's Alberta election, but the N-D-P chief won her own Edmonton seat and vows to stay on to lead the province's Official Opposition.Notley's New Democrats...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Alta-Elxn) (Audio:148)After a four-year respite from 40 years of Tory rule, Alberta is firmly back under Conservative power with last night's inaugural election victory by Jason Kenney's new United Conservative Party.The merged party of the Progressive...
Flooding Fears Persist in Quebec Town after Worst Deluge in 48 Years
Quebec town fears worst as flood threat persists--BEAUCEVILLE, Que. - A Quebec town that this week suffered its worst flooding in nearly 50 years braced for more trouble Wednesday with heavy rain forecast in the coming days.Officials in Beauceville,...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Ont-Carbon-Tax-Challenge)Lawyers arguing to uphold a federal carbon tax in Ontario say the Trudeau government has to tackle climate change to protect Indigenous people.The lawyer for the northern Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation says Ottawa's carbon-price...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(Alta-Elxn)(Audio:05)Jason Kenney has managed to win back the reins of power for conservative politicians in Alberta's legislature.Kenney and his United Conservative Party -- a blend of P-C and Wildrose members that merged two years ago -- won a majority...
Garneau Calls for Flight Simulators before Max 8s Can Return to Canadian Skies
Garneau demands flight simulators for Max 8s--MONTREAL - Transport Minister Marc Garneau says airlines hoping to fly the Boeing 737 Max 8 in Canadian airspace must first train their pilots using a flight simulator.The call goes further than recommendations...
'Her Life Mattered:' Friend Asks Manitoba Woman's Killer How He Could Devalue Life
Friend asks woman's killer how he could devalue life--WINNIPEG - The best friend of a Manitoba Indigenous woman killed during a botched robbery looked at a man convicted in her death and asked how a life could be worth that little to him."Forty-five...
How Your Smartphone Can Encourage Active Living
How your smartphone can encourage active living--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...
Indigenous Leader Accuses Saskatchewan of Delaying Child Welfare Reform for Jobs
Indigenous leader presses on child welfare delay--REGINA - An Indigenous leader in Saskatchewan is accusing the provincial government of keeping the status quo when it comes to child welfare because of social work jobs.David Pratt, a vice-chief of the...
Kenney's Premiership to Pose Challenges, Opportunities for Trudeau
Kenney poses challenge, chance for Trudeau--OTTAWA - Jason Kenney's newly secured perch as premier of Alberta poses both a threat and a potential boon to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's re-election chances this fall, political observers said Wednesday...
Kenney Talks Pipelines with Trudeau after Election Win, Calls It Cordial
Kenney talks to Trudeau after election win--EDMONTON - Jason Kenney, Alberta's incoming premier, said he cordially talked pipelines Wednesday with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau -- Kenney's political nemesis and his election campaign pinata -- and said...
Kevin Vickers Officially Acclaimed as Leader of New Brunswick Liberals
Vickers acclaimed as N.B. Liberal leader--FREDERICTON - Former House of Commons sergeant-at-arms Kevin Vickers has been acclaimed as New Brunswick's Liberal leader.The party announced Wednesday the political rookie's ascension was made official during...
Leonard Has 37 Points, Lowry Adds 22 and the Raptors Even Series with 111-82 Win
Leonard, Lowry lead Raptors to Game 2 win--TORONTO - The Scotiabank Arena crowd cheered encouragement at Kyle Lowry when he stepped up to the free-throw line to score what would be his first points of these NBA playoffs. Some 40 minutes later, they celebrated...
Liberals Find Anti-Trudeau Sentiment on Campaign Trail in Prince Edward Island
In P.E.I., Liberals face anti-Trudeau anger--OTTAWA - When voters in Prince Edward Island go to the polls next week, they'll be making their choice without any input from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.Even though polls suggest Wade MacLauchlan's governing...
Lions, Tigers and Bears among Animals Banned under Ontario Town's New Bylaw
Ontario town bans keeping of exotic animals--LAMBTON SHORES, Ont. - It's now illegal to keep a lion in a community on the shores of southern Lake Huron.Ditto for fruit bats, anteaters, kangaroos and chimpanzees, after councillors in Lambton Shores, Ont.,...
Magic Stumble out of the Gate in Game 2, Look to Regroup upon Return Home
Magic stumble out of the gate in Game 2--TORONTO - Terrence Ross' post-mortem on Orlando's lopsided loss to Toronto in Game 2 of their NBA playoff series Tuesday was short and not very sweet."We just played bad," said Ross, a former Raptor.The numbers...
Manitoba Government, Opposition Reach Deal to Pass Budget Bill
Bill to cut Manitoba tax gets green light--WINNIPEG - Manitoba's governing Progressive Conservatives and the Opposition New Democrats reached a deal Wednesday to pass a budget bill that will cut the provincial sales tax.The NDP has agreed to not use...
Maple Leafs, Bruins Reflect on 'Shocking' Playoff Exit for Lightning
Leafs, Bruins reflect on Bolts' playoff exit--TORONTO - Bruce Cassidy didn't see it coming.And quite frankly, neither did many others.A day after the Tampa Bay Lightning -- the Presidents' Trophy winners, a team that tied the NHL record for wins in a...
Medical Council Now Allows Menstrual Products in Exams
Medical council now allows menstrual products in exams--The Medical Council of Canada has expanded the list of items that can be taken into its qualifying professional exam without advance permission to include menstrual products, among other belongings.Last...
Metro Inc. Reports Second-Quarter Profit and Sales Up from a Year Ago
Metro reports Q2 profit and sales up--Metro Inc. reported strong food sales amid higher prices for fresh fruit and vegetables in its most recent quarter, though the company expects produce costs to moderate close to summer."Normally we would expect produce...
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 (16,544.24, up 42.04 points).Goldcorp Inc. (TSX:G). Materials. Down 33 cents, or 2.16 per cent, to $14.92...
Multinational Shuts Nova Scotia Carpet Plant, Moves Work to Georgia
Nova Scotia carpet plant to close, 240 jobs lost--TRURO, N.S. - Hundreds of workers will soon be without jobs following the closure of a Truro, N.S., carpet plant, one of the city's oldest operating manufacturers.The 240 employees of Tarkett North America...
National Audio 1:05 PM ET
National Audio 1:05 PM ET--NAT078 - (US-SCI-Near-Year-in-Space) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-22s. (Cheri Preston) It's one small step for woman-kind. NASA astronaut Christina Koch (Cook) is going to remain aboard the International Space Station until...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT001 - (Alta-Elxn-Notley) (EXTENDED) EDMONTON. x-25s. Alberta N-D-P Leader Rachel Notley has lost her bid for a second term. She told her supporters she is proud of her government's record and is most proud of what she feels...
National Audio 3:25 PM ET
National Audio 3:25 PM ET--NAT097 - (US-Columbine-Threats) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) LITTLETON, Colo. x-10s. Authorities say a young Florida woman who was allegedly obsessed with the Columbine shooting is dead. Police say 18-year-old Sol Pais (SAWL pah'-EES)...
National Audio 4:55 AM ET
National Audio 4:55 AM ET--NAT026 - (Alta-Elxn-Notley) EDMONTON. x-20s. Some of Alberta's New Democrats say the party has changed the province for the better and they believe it will serve as an effective Opposition. Outgoing health minister Sarah Hoffman,...
National Audio 8:35 PM ET
National Audio 8:35 PM ET--NAT129 - (ENT-Jussie-Smollett) UNDATED. x-34s. (Mike Gracia) Texts and emails show Chicago's top prosecutor was communicating with staff about the Jussie Smollett case even after recusing herself. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT130...
National Audio 9:05 PM ET
National Audio 9:05 PM ET--NAT136 - (AS-North-Korea-Weapons-Test) UNDATED. x-32s. (Mike Gracia) U-S officials say they are aware of a report of a missile test by North Korea. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT137 - (US-Trump-Russia-Probe) (NOT FOR ONLINE...
Nearly 70 per Cent of Eligible Albertans Voted in Provincial Election
Nearly 70 per cent of Albertans voted in election--EDMONTON - An unofficial turnout shows nearly 70 per cent of Albertans voted in Tuesday's provincial election -- the highest in decades.Elections Alberta said about 2,615,000 people in Alberta were registered...
New Global Testing Standards Will Force Countries to Revisit Academic Rankings
New global testing standards will force countries to revisit academic rankings--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Alta-Elxn-Provinces-Rxn) (Audio:131)B-C Premier John Horgan says he had a short, cordial conversation with incoming Alberta premier Jason Kenney.However, the two leaders did not discuss oil pipelines and campaign promises to shut off the taps.Still,...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Cuba-Trump) (Audio: 68)A move by U-S President Donald Trump is putting Canadian mining, tourism and financial services companies at risk in American courts.The U-S is making a major shift in its foreign policy and tightening its trade embargo...
Norman's Lawyers Cite SNC-Lavalin Testimony in Fight for Secret Documents
Norman team cites top bureaucrat in doc fight--OTTAWA - Lawyers for Vice-Admiral Mark Norman and the federal government argued Wednesday over the words of Canada's top bureaucrat during the SNC-Lavalin affair as the suspended military officer's team...
Nova Scotia Mi'kmaq Grandmothers to Launch Land Title Claim against Gas Project
Protesters to launch title claim against gas project--HALIFAX - Three Indigenous women described as "grassroots grandmothers'' who were arrested last week at a rural construction site north of Halifax have filed a title claim over land where a company...
Nova Scotia's Justice Minister Orders Moratorium on Street Checks
N.S. justice minister suspends street checks--HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's justice minister is ordering a provincewide moratorium on police street checks, saying it's the best remedy to address the damage the practice has engendered between the black community...
Oil and Gas Sector Applauds Pro-Business Government as Pipelines Remain in Limbo
Oilpatch hopes rise on Alberta vote results--CALGARY - Alberta's oilpatch is celebrating the election of a pro-business government, despite analyst observations that premier-designate Jason Kenney may not be able to do much about getting new oil export...
Ontario Releases Anti-Carbon Tax Radio Ad with Sound of Clinking Coins
Ontario releases anti-carbon tax ad--TORONTO - Ontario's Progressive Conservative government released a new ad against the federal carbon tax Wednesday that the opposition decried as publicly funded partisan advertising -- something the Tories railed...
Ontario's Cuts to Legal Aid for Refugees: Racist, Xenophobic and Possibly Unconstitutional
Ontario's cuts to legal aid for refugees: Racist, xenophobic and possibly unconstitutional--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure...
Ontario to Allow Community Housing Providers to Turn Criminals Away
Criminals could be denied community housing--TORONTO - Ontario is planning on allowing community housing providers to deny tenants who have previously been evicted for criminal activity.If a tenant gets evicted for such illegal activities as drug trafficking,...
--Ontario Update-
---(Carbon-Tax-Ads)The Progressive Conservative government is releasing a new anti-carbon tax radio ad today, listing the increased costs the province says the federal tax will bring.The ads feature a female narrator saying Ottawa's carbon tax will see...
--Ontario Update --
---(Ambulance-Services)Ontario's health minister says the province might consider hiring more paramedics even as it looks at merging ambulance services.Christine Elliott says the government wants to ensure there are as many front-line workers on the...
'Open for Business:' Jason Kenney's UCP Wins Majority in Alberta Election
Majority UCP victory in Alberta--EDMONTON - Jason Kenney and his United Conservatives channelled the angst of an angry electorate to soar to a majority government in Alberta's election Tuesday and relegate Rachel Notley's NDP to the history books as...
Possible Delay Looms in Former Afghanistan Hostage Joshua Boyle's Assault Trial
Joshua Boyle's trial faces possible delay--OTTAWA - The assault trial of former Afghanistan hostage Joshua Boyle faces a possible delay of several months due to legal wrangling over allowable evidence.Boyle, 35, has pleaded not guilty in Ontario court...
--Prairie Update-
---(Alta-Elxn)Jason Kenney and his United Conservatives channelled the anger of many voters about the economy to soar to a majority government in Alberta's election.The result relegates Rachel Notley's N-D-P to the history books as Alberta's first one-term...
--Prairie Update-
---(Alta-Elxn-McKenna)Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna is signalling Ottawa won't back down on its carbon tax policy despite the election of the United Conservatives in Alberta.Incoming premier Jason Kenney has promised to scrap Alberta's...
Precautionary Evacuation for Red Deer, Alta., Residents Due to Industrial Fire
Large industrial fire in central Alberta--RED DEER, Alta. - Residents from 80 homes in the central Alberta city of Red Deer have been asked to leave as a precaution due to a large industrial fire.Others in the Oriole Park and Oriole Park West neighbourhoods...
Premier Announces May 16 Provincial Election for Newfoundland and Labrador
N.L. Liberal premier calls May 16 election--ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Premier Dwight Ball has called an early election in Newfoundland and Labrador for May 16, in what's shaping up as a close race between the ruling Liberals and opposition Tories.Ball made...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
(Beef-CPTPP)The Canadian Cattlemen's Association says there has been an increase in beef exports to Japan since the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership went into effect.In April, tariffs were reduced to 26.6 per cent...
Prep-Business Report
---(Markets)Canada's main stock index moved higher as the election of a conservative government in Alberta helped to support the energy sector despite lower crude prices, says a market observer.The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 42.04 points at...
Prep-Entertainment-Report
Prep-Entertainment-Report-----MICHAEL-JACKSON-ESTATEBOSTON (AP) -- Michael Jackson's estate is continuing to fight to salvage the late pop star's image in the wake of a documentary spelling out claims of sexual abuse. Co-executor John Branca is critical...
Prep Life-Watch
Prep-Life-Watch-----<(Mba-Health-Deal)The Manitoba and federal governments have finalized a health-care agreement that will see new money for home care, mental health services and other programs.Health Minister Cameron Friesen says the province will...
Prep-Music-Report
Prep-Music-Report-----BEBE-REXHA-BIPOLARUNDATED (AP) -- Bebe Rexha says she's not looking for pity in revealing her bipolar diagnosis, just acceptance. Rexha tweeted on Monday, "I'm bipolar and I'm not ashamed anymore. That is all. (Crying my eyes out)."...
Projects Will Help Nova Scotia Prepare for Rising Sea Levels, Storms
Projects will help N.S. prepare for rising seas--A plan to rehabilitate dikes threatened by rising sea levels along Nova Scotia's coast was outlined Wednesday at a national historic site where Acadians first reclaimed the lowlands along the Bay of Fundy...
Questions about Canada's Embrace of Female Leaders after 6th Premier Turfed
Notley's defeat means Canada has no more women premiers--The gradual disappearance of women from the ranks of Canada's premiers raises questions about society's willingness to embrace true equality, former female leaders and political pundits said Wednesday.Women...
Raptors' New Centre Gasol Huge Part of Team's Defensive Effort in Game 2 Win
Gasol glad to be part of Raptors' playoff run--TORONTO - Only a few weeks ago, Marc Gasol figured he was facing another long off-season, the star centre of a Memphis Grizzlies team out of the playoff picture for the second consecutive year.Now the 34-year-old...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(Alta-Elxn)(Audio:04)Alberta's incoming premier says the province is open for business.In his victory speech following his United Conservative Party's first election win last night, Jason Kenney says his government will have the lowest tax regime...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(Alta-Elxn-Turnout)It seems Albertans really wanted change in the province in yesterday's election.The unofficial turnout shows nearly 70 per cent of eligible people in the province cast ballots.That's the highest in decades.Elections Alberta says...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Alta-Elxn) (Audio: 04)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and B-C Premier John Horgan may need to fasten their seatbelts.It appears they are in for a bumpy ride with Jason Kenney's majority win in yesterday's Alberta election.Kenney and his United Conservatives...
--Sixteenth Newswatch-
---(France-Notre Dame Fire)French first lady Brigitte Macron attended a special service at Saint Sulpice church in Paris as bells across the country tolled in recognition of the devastating fire at Notre Dame cathedral.France solemnly marked the inferno...
--Sixth Newswatch-
---(Alta-Elxn) (Audio: 01)Jason Kenney says Alberta has sent a message to Canada and the world that the province is open for business.His United Conservatives capitalized on voter angst capture a majority government in yesterday's election.Rachel Notley...
Sony Pictures Television Forms Closer Ties with Wattpad Storyteller Platform
Sony forms closer relationship with Wattpad--TORONTO - The Wattpad social media platform for storytellers, authors and writers is forming a "first-look" relationship with Sony Pictures Television, one of the world's biggest producers of TV programming...
--Sportsbreak--
---Kyle Connor banged home a feed from Mark Scheifele (SHYF'-lee) in overtime and the Winnipeg Jets beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 last night to tie their N-H-L playoff series 2-2. Scheifele also scored and Connor Hellebuyck (HELL'-eh-buck) made 31 saves...
SportsCall Audio 3:10 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 3:10 AM ET--NAT016 - (SPORTS-BKN-Magic-Raptors) TORONTO. x-10s. The Toronto Raptors hammered the Orlando Magic 111-82 in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference first-round series. Raptors guard Kyle Lowry says the goal is to take back home...
Study Finds Peanut Allergy Treatment Safe for Allergists to Use with Young Kids
Study says peanut allergy treatment safe with specialist--VANCOUVER - A new study suggests preschoolers who are allergic to peanuts can be treated safely by eating small amounts of peanut protein with guidance from a medical specialist.The findings offer...
Study Links Preschool Screen Time to Behavioural and Attention Problems
Study links preschool screen time to behavioural issues--EDMONTON - A new study links excessive screen time among preschoolers to behavioural problems they experienced at age five.The research looked at more than 2,400 families and compared children...
Supreme Court Revives Case of Deported Sri Lankan Accused of Killing Wife
Quebec murder case returned to Court of Appeal--Despite no longer being in Canada, a Sri Lankan national who had his murder charge stayed because of unreasonable delays in his trial isn't done with the Quebec justice system just yet.Canada's highest...
--Tenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Cuba-Trump) (Audio: P01)Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says the Trump administration's decision to let Americans sue companies that operate out of properties Cuba nationalized in 1959 is regrettable.The U-S is lifting a 20-year-old...
The Canadian Press News Agenda For
The Canadian Press News Agenda for--The Canadian Press News Agenda for Wednesday, April 17@EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for April 17 as of 6:34 p.m. ET:x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage.Copy from other events...
The Latest Developments in the Alberta Election; UCP Wins Majority
The Latest: Alberta election--10:28 p.m. MTAlberta's incoming premier says the province is open for business.Jason Kenney says his government will have the lowest tax regime in Canada and will cut red tape.To the rest of Canada, the United Conservative...
'The NDP Is Here to Stay:' Outgoing Alberta Government to Serve as Opposition
Outgoing Alberta government to serve as Opposition--EDMONTON - Some of Alberta's NDP members say the party has changed the province for the better and believe it will be an effective Opposition.On Tuesday, Albertans elected Jason Kenney and his United...
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