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Articles from June 13, 2019

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About 2,400 Ontario Public Servants Take Province's Voluntary Buyout
About 2,400 Ontario public servants take buyout--TORONTO - About 2,400 Ontario public servants are taking voluntary buyouts, the Progressive Conservative government announced Thursday, saying the departures will help the province tackle a multibillion-dollar...
Afternoon Entertainment Advisory for June 13
Afternoon entertainment advisory for June 13--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...
After Partisan Bickering, House Backs Motion to End Veterans Homelessness
MPs pass motion to end veterans homelessness--OTTAWA - The House of Commons has supported a backbench MP's bid to have the government work to end veterans homelessness after days of partisan bickering.The motion from Ontario Liberal MP Neil Ellis asked...
A Growing Source of Canadian Asylum-Seekers: US Citizens Whose Parents Were Born Elsewhere
A growing source of Canadian asylum-seekers: US citizens whose parents were born elsewhere--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure...
Alberta Tables Bill to Alter Union Deals, Unions Call It 'Significant Betrayal'
Alberta tables bill to change union contracts--EDMONTON - The leaders of Alberta's public sector unions promised Thursday to fight back after the province introduced a bill to strip away some bargaining rights from an estimated 200,000 workers."This...
Atlantic Update
(NS-Man-Shot)Police in southwestern Nova Scotia say a man is recovering from a shotgun blast to his foot following one of two home invasions in the Lunenburg area.R-C-M-P say officers were dispatched to the Upper Cornwall area of Lunenburg County at...
--Atlantic Update-
---(NB-Climate-Change)The New Brunswick government has released a proposed "made-in-New Brunswick" plan to reduce carbon emissions from large emitters.The Progressive Conservatives say the plan would require large industrial emitters to cut greenhouse...
--B-C Update-
---(BC-Money-Laundering)Finance Minister Bill Morneau says 10-million dollars in new funding will help hold criminals accountable for money laundering in the province.Morneau announced the funding to help the R-C-M-P prosecute money launderers after...
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 May Need Additional Carbon Taxes to Meet Its Paris Targets, PBO Says
New carbon price needed to meet Paris targets: PBO--OTTAWA - Canada's price on carbon will have to be five times what it is now if the country is to reach its Paris Agreement greenhouse-gas emissions targets just by charging for those emissions, Parliament's...
Canada Must End Complicity in China's Brutal Organ Trafficking Regime
Canada must end complicity in China's brutal organ trafficking regime--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...
Canada Ready for New Zealand Team Fighting for Its World Cup Life
Canada ready for desperate New Zealand team--GRENOBLE, France - Captain Christine Sinclair expects to face a desperate side Saturday when fifth-ranked Canada takes on No. 19 New Zealand in the Women's World Cup at the Stade des Alpes.The Football Ferns,...
Canada's Alphonso Davies a Gold Cup Player to Watch after Stellar Debut
Canada's Davies a Gold Cup player to watch--A 16-year-old Alphonso Davies gave the soccer world whiplash at the Gold Cup two years ago.The Edmonton forward set a high bar for himself becoming the youngest player to score for Canada, the youngest to score...
CAPP Leader Criticizes Environment Minister as Bill C-69 Setback Sinks In
Oil industry blasts Liberals over Bill C-69--CALGARY - The head of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers criticized the country's environment minister Thursday for comments he said shows she is "disrespectful" of the energy industry.Catherine...
Celebrity Birthdays for June 13
Celebrity birthdays for June 13--Celebrity Birthdays for June 13:Actor Bob McGrath ("Sesame Street") is 87.Artist Christo is 84.Magician Siegfried of Siegfried and Roy is 80.Actor Malcolm McDowell is 76.CFL Hall of Fame receiver Terry Evanshen is 75.Singer...
Charges after Car Slams into Office Helping Flood Victims in Ste-Marthe-Sur-le-Lac
Charges after car slams into flood relief office--MONTREAL - A Quebec man has been charged after a vehicle slammed into an office Wednesday where government employees and volunteers were trying to help flood victims in hard-hit Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac,...
China Lashes out at Freeland over Response to Protests in Hong Kong
Hong Kong latest Canada-China irritant--OTTAWA - Protests raging in Hong Kong are threatening to become yet another irritant in Canada's fraught relationship with China.China's embassy in Canada on Thursday denounced the Canadian government's recent...
Conn Smythe Trophy Winners List
Conn Smythe Trophy Winners List--Winners of the Conn Smythe Trophy, awarded to the most valuable player for his team in the Stanley Cup playoffs since 1965, as chosen by the Professional Hockey Writers' Association (x _ denotes member of losing team...
Data Show Alcohol the Main Cause of Substance-Related Deaths in Hospital
Alcohol use major public health issue: data--VANCOUVER - Heavy drinking landed Dawn Nickel in the emergency department four times -- twice for alcohol poisoning and two more times when she took pills with alcohol to try and kill herself."I had no recollection...
'Degrassi' Cast and Fans to Relive Awkward Adolescent Glory at Three-Day Reunion
'Degrassi' cast and fans to relive awkward adolescent glory--TORONTO - When Nicole Wichinsky first saw Joey Jeremiah in his signature Hawaiian shirt and denim vest, brown locks cascading beneath a wide-brimmed fedora, his impish grin sent her heart aflutter.For...
Dollarama Shares Surge after Boosting Sales Growth Forecast for the Year
Dollarama boosts sales growth outlook--MONTREAL - Dollarama Inc. shares surged more than 11 per cent Thursday after the discount retailer boosted its sales growth forecast for the year on hopes that its strategy to increase traffic and sales numbers...
Draft-Eligible Goalies Know the Road to the NHL Is Often a Long One
Draft-eligible goalies know NHL road can be long--Spencer Knight wouldn't mind being the next Carter Hart -- a goalie turning heads as a 20-year-old in the NHL.If he winds up like Jordan Binnington, a netminder forced to take a long and winding road...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(ML-Persian-Gulf-Tensions) (Audio: 77)The two vessels involved in suspected attacks near the strategic Strait of Hormuz have been identified as the MT Front Altair, a Marshall Islands-flagged crude oil tanker owned by Norway-based Frontline, and Kokuka...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(Cda-US-China)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is headed to Washington next Thursday to meet U-S President Donald Trump.Ratification of the new North American free-trade agreement and outstanding trade disagreements will be discussed during the visit.They'll...
Eskimos Relying on Aggression under New Defensive Co-Ordinator Phillip Lolley
Eskimos relying on new defence under Lolley--EDMONTON - For all of the changes to their roster, the most significant difference with the Edmonton Eskimos this season will be their approach on defence under new co-ordinator Phillip Lolley, starting against...
Excited, Anxious Fans Prepare for Raptors to Play in Game 6 of the NBA Finals
Fans prepare for Raptors to play in Game 6--TORONTO - Excited and slightly anxious Raptors fans have been waiting hours in the rain for their team to take a second shot at winning this year's N-B-A championship.Supporters brought tents, tarps and umbrellas...
Federal Carbon Tax Coming to Alberta in January: Environment Minister
Federal carbon tax coming to Alberta in January--Ottawa plans to impose the federal carbon tax on Alberta starting Jan. 1 and federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says she has written the province about the decision."We need to move forward...
Federal Government Making Electronic Logs Mandatory for Truck, Bus Drivers
Electronic logs to be mandatory for truck drivers--ETOBICOKE, Ont. - Transport Canada says it will require all commercial drivers to have electronic logging devices -- one of the recommendations from a coroner's report into the Humboldt Broncos bus crash.The...
Feds Announce $10M for RCMP to Fight Money Laundering after Ministers' Meeting
Feds give RCMP $10M to fight money laundering--VANCOUVER - The federal government has announced $10 million to help the RCMP prosecute money laundering after a special meeting of Canada's finance and justice ministers to discuss the pervasive problem.British...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Trump-Press-Secretary) (Audio: 119)One of U-S President Donald Trump's closest and most trusted White House aides is leaving.Trump announced on Twitter this afternoon that White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will be leaving the Trump administration...
--Fifth Newswatch-
---(Persian-Gulf-Tensions)Iran's foreign minister has described today's reported attack on two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz as suspicious, since it occurred during a meeting between Japan's visiting prime minister and Iran's supreme leader.No...
--First NewsWatch-
---(Environmental-Assessments-Liberals)The federal Liberals will accept nearly 100 changes the Senate has made to its bill overhauling the federal environmental-assessment process for major construction projects.But the energy ministers of Alberta, Saskatchewan...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(Alta-Carbon-Tax) (Audio: 111)A week after Alberta passed legislation officially repealing its provincial carbon tax, Ottawa says it will impose its own carbon tax on the province starting January 1st.Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(Persian-Gulf-Tensions)Iran's supreme leader says that while Tehran doesn't want an atomic bomb, "America could not do anything'' to stop it if it did.Ayatollah Ali Khameneni made the comment today during a meeting with visiting Japanese Prime Minister...
Freeland Rebuffs China on Meng in Washington, Ahead of Trudeau- Trump Meeting
Freeland rebuffs China on Meng in Washington--OTTAWA - Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland firmly rebuffed China's latest demand Thursday to free high-tech scion Meng Wanzhou, saying it would set a dangerous precedent that could endanger all Canadians...
Gimme Five: Memorable Moments from Game 6 of NBA Finals
5 memorable moments from Game 6 of NBA Finals--The visiting Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors 114-110 on Thursday night to win the NBA Finals in six games. Here are five memorable moments:LOWRY FEELIN' ITAfter a rough finish to Game 5, Raptors...
HBC Correcting Merchandising Misstep, Managers Get Better Tools: CEO
Hudson's Bay chain correcting mistakes: CEO--TORONTO - Shoppers at Hudson's Bay stores may see more personnel on the floors at the busier locations later this year, and more upscale merchandise than last year, as the retailer's management team works...
Hexo Details U.S. CBD Plans as Stock Slips on Third-Quarter Earnings Miss
Hexo details U.S. plans as Q3 loss deepens--Cannabis company Hexo Corp. outlined its plans to enter eight U.S. states with CBD products in 2020 as it reported third-quarter earnings that fell short of expectations, sending its stock lower.Hexo chief...
House of Commons Unanimously Adopts New Parental-Leave Policy for MPs
House adopts new parental-leave policy for MPs--OTTAWA - For the first time ever, members of Parliament will have the right to take paid parental leave from their jobs on Parliament Hill when they adopt or give birth.The House of Commons unanimously...
How an Ancient Fireside Gathering Could Tackle HIV Stigma in Uganda
How an ancient fireside gathering could tackle HIV stigma in Uganda--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...
Living and Breathing While Black: Racial Profiling and Other Acts of Violence
Living and breathing while Black: Racial profiling and other acts of violence--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information...
'Love Wins:' How a N.S. Town Collaborated to Protect Kidnapped Women in Africa
How a N.S. town helped protect kidnapped women--AMHERST, N.S. - Simple signs with a pair of blue hearts capture a small town's sentiments over the rescue of two young Maritime women from kidnappers in Ghana.A sign on the main street of Amherst, N.S.,...
Man Found Guilty of Killing Calgary Stampeder Appeals Conviction and Sentence
Man says he was wrongfully convicted in player's death--CALGARY - A man convicted of killing a Calgary Stampeders football player is appealing both his conviction and his sentence.Nelson Lugela was found guilty earlier this year of second-degree murder...
Metals Mines, Accounting for Most Federal Enviro Assessments, OK with Bill C-69
Mining industry mostly welcomes C-69--OTTAWA - The head of the Mining Association of Canada says the hotly contested federal environmental assessment bill is welcome in the industry it will affect the most."This promises to be a better system than what...
Middle East Tanker Attack Lifts Oil Prices and North American Stock Markets
Energy sector helps lift stocks in Toronto--TORONTO - North American stock markets closed higher Thursday on new data supporting interest rate cuts, and elevated oil prices prompted by an attack on oil tankers in the Middle East.The hope of further stimulus...
MMIWG: The Spirit of Grassroots Justice Lives at the Heart of the Struggle
MMIWG: The spirit of grassroots justice lives at the heart of the struggle--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information...
Montreal Borough Reverts to Fete Nationale Festival Name after Uproar
Fete nationale uproar over borough's solstice festival--Montreal festival organizers have learned the hard way that trying to rebrand Quebec's Fete nationale celebrations simply doesn't fly in these parts.The organizers of the first Festival du Solstice...
More Bears Entering Human Environments This Spring: Conservation Officers
Bear conflicts rising: Conservation officers--VANCOUVER - The BC Conservation Officer Service is reminding residents to brush up on bear safety after had a spike in conflict calls this spring.Deputy chief Chris Doyle says the service received 3,826 calls...
MPs Urged to Act on Concerns on Coerced Sterilization of Indigenous Women
MPs urged to act on coerced sterilization--OTTAWA - MPs on the House of Commons health committee heard grave concerns Thursday about ongoing sterilizations of Indigenous women without their consent -- an issue also raised by the national inquiry tasked...
National Audio 1:15 PM ET
National Audio 1:15 PM ET--NAT091 - (ENT-OBIT-Lew Klein) (FOR PRODUCTION) UNDATED. x-36s. Broadcasting pioneer Lew Klein died yesterday at the age of 91. Based in Philadelphia, Klein produced children's programs for W-F-I-L, worked on Phillies baseball...
National Audio 2:45 AM ET
National Audio 2:45 AM ET--NAT001 - (BKN-Raptors-Bedtime) KESWICK, Ontario. x-10s. A southern Ontario dad and graphic-designer mom have come up with a unique way to help young Toronto Raptors fans who may want to stay up late to watch the N-B-A Finals...
National Audio 2:55 PM ET
National Audio 2:55 PM ET--NAT095 - (US-Airbnb) UNDATED. x-36s. (Ed Donahue) Airbnb is trying to create a trip based on a classic novel. (contains sound) (SOURCE:The Associated Press)--NAT096 - (US-Baby-Shark-Live-Tour) (FOR PRODUCTION) UNDATED. x-24s....
National Audio 3:05 AM ET
National Audio 3:05 AM ET--NAT008 - (US-Transgender-Women-Deaths-Texas) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) DALLAS. x-35s. (Jim Ryan) Dallas police have made an arrest in the murder of a high-profile transgender activist. A-B-C's Jim Ryan reports the same man is held...
National Audio 5:05 PM ET
National Audio 5:05 PM ET--NAT115 - (CAPP-Forecast) CALGARY. x-17s. The head of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers is criticizing the country's environment minister for comments he says shows she is "disrespectful" of the energy industry....
National Audio 5:45 AM ET
National Audio 5:45 AM ET--NAT049 - (ENT-FILM-Shaft-Premiere) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) MIAMI BEACH, Fla. x-13s. Last night in Miami Beach, Florida, the American Black Film Festival premiered "Shaft," a sequel to the 2000 John Singleton remake. Jessie T....
National Audio 5:55 PM ET
National Audio 5:55 PM ET--NAT122 - (Alta-Carbon-Tax) EDMONTON. x-15s. Ottawa says a federal carbon tax will be imposed on Alberta starting on January 1st. Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says she has written to the province about the...
New Brunswick Proposes Plan to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Industry
New Brunswick proposes own emissions plan--FREDERICTON - New Brunswick is bringing forward its own plan it says will reduce greenhouse gas emissions from large industrial emitters by 10 per cent by 2030 -- although it has many similarities to a federal...
--Nineteenth Newswatch-
---(Cda-US-China) (Audio: P03)Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is firmly rejecting China's latest demand to free Meng Wanzhou (MUNG wan-JOH').China is holding two Canadians in apparent retaliation for the R-C-M-P arrest of the Huawei chief...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(PBO-Carbon-Price)Canada's parliamentary budget watchdog says a higher price on carbon will be needed if Canada is to meet its Paris Agreement targets for greenhouse-gas emissions.A report from the P-B-O says an extra price on carbon will be needed...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Raptors-Fans)Fans across Ontario are preparing to watch the Raptors play the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the N-B-A Finals tonight.The game could land the Raptors the title for the first time in franchise history.There's a number of Jurassic...
--Ontario Update-
---(Raptors-Fans)Raptors fans in Toronto won't be out of luck if severe weather conditions force the closure of the outdoor Jurassic Park fan zone for Game 6 of the NBA Finals tonight.Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment says fans in the outdoor square...
Opioid-Related Death Count Up to More Than 11,500 Nationally: Government Data
Opioid-related deaths climb to more than 11,500--OTTAWA - Canada's opioid crisis claimed the lives of more than 11,500 people between January 2016 and December 2018, the Public Health Agency of Canada reported Thursday.New data shows that 4,460 people...
--Prairie Update-
---(Manitoba-Asylum-Seekers)The federal government says it will only pay one-third of the costs the Manitoba government has identified for border-crossing asylum-seekers.Border Security Minister Bill Blair made the comment after a last-minute injection...
--Prairie Update-
---(Alta-Carbon-Tax)Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says the federal carbon tax will be imposed in Alberta at the start of next year. The announcement comes just days after the new United Conservative government passed legislation to repeal the...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
---(Sask-Drought)A farm group says Saskatchewan producers need help from the provincial and federal governments to deal with drought conditions.The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan is calling for a drought-related AgriRecovery assessment.It...
Prep-Business Report
---(Markets)An attack on oil tankers in the Middle East sent crude prices higher to the benefit of North American stock markets.The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 12.02 points to 16,239.26.In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 101.94...
Prep-Entertainment-Report for Thursday, June 13
Prep-Entertainment-Report for June 13-----SYLVIA MILES - OBITLOS ANGELES (AP) -- Sylvia Miles has died. She was an actress and New York-based socialite who had some brief, but memorable scenes in the films "Midnight Cowboy" and "Farewell, My Lovely"...
Prep-Entertainment-Report for Thursday, June 13
Prep-Entertainment-Report for June 13-----MIRA SORVINO - SURVIVOR OF DATE RAPEALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- She isn't going into details. But Mira Sorvino says she is a survivor of date rape. The Oscar-winning actress says she decided to go public with her case...
Prep-LifeWatch
---(Alcohol-Hospitalizations)An addictions specialist says there aren't enough treatment options across the country for people struggling with alcohol dependence.Doctor Keith Ahamad, who is also a researcher at the B-C Centre on Substance Use, says federal...
Prep-Music-Report for Thursday, June 13
Prep-Music-Report for June 13-----(BKN-NBA-Finals-National-Athems)Sarah McLachlan will sing Canada's national anthem tonight as the Toronto Raptors attempt to win their first N-B-A championship.The league has announced the Halifax-born singer-songwriter...
Quebec Developer to File Rival Bid for Transat before Talks with Air Canada End
Developer to file rival bid for Transat--MONTREAL - A Quebec developer seeking to outbid Air Canada with a takeover proposal for Transat AT Inc. says he will hand a formal offer to the tour operator before Transat's exclusive talks with Air Canada end...
Quebec's Anti-Corruption Unit Lacking Skills and Training to Fulfil Mission: Report
Quebec's anti-corruption cops lack skills: report--MONTREAL - Still reeling from accusations its investigators fabricated evidence, the province's once-praised anti-corruption police unit is again the target of criticism.The police force created to restore...
Raptors Forward Pascal Leonard Learning Plenty from Watching Kawhi Leonard
Siakam learning plenty from Leonard--OAKLAND, Calif. - Even if Kawhi Leonard decides to leave Toronto as a free agent this summer, his impact on the Raptors figures to be felt for years to come.NBA most improved player candidate Pascal Siakam says Leonard...
Raptors' Run Captures Montrealers' Imagination, Fuels City's Own Hoop Dreams
Montreal's unlikely love affair with Toronto Raptors--Montreal is shutting down two downtown blocks tonight to allow people to cheer on a team from the city's traditional bete noire: Toronto.The very notion would have seemed far-fetched, until Monday...
Raptors Win First NBA Title in Franchise History, Beat the Warriors in Game 6
Raptors beat Warriors to win NBA title--OAKLAND, Calif. - The Toronto Raptors won their first-ever National Basketball Association championship on Thursday night.Kyle Lowry and Pascal Siakam scored 26 points apiece to lead Toronto past the Golden State...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(Persian-Gulf-Tensions)Tensions are heightened this morning in the Persian Gulf, where two oil tankers have reportedly been attacked in the Gulf of Oman, near the strategic Strait of Hormuz.The U-S Navy is reporting one of the ships is adrift and...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(BKN-Raptors-Fans) (Audio: 93)The Toronto Raptors have their second chance to win their first-ever N-B-A championship at tonight's Game 6 in Oakland, California tonight, and Canada is ready for it.Viewing parties are scheduled across the country as...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(ML-Persian-Gulf-Tensions) (Audio: 66)Tracking data shows one of the ships that sustained damage in a suspected attack near the Strait of Hormuz was carrying petroleum products from the United Arab Emirates, while the other took on loads in Saudi...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Trump-Press-Secretary) (Audio: 121)U-S President Donald Trump is encouraging his press secretary Sarah Sanders to run for governor of Arkansas, after announcing she will be leaving his administration at the end of the month.Sanders says her time...
--Sixth Newswatch-
---(ML-Persian-Gulf-Tensions)A South Korean company confirms that all 23 crew aboard one of two oil tankers reportedly attacked near the Strait of Hormuz have been rescued by one of its cargo vessels sailing in the area.A statement from Seoul-based Hyundai...
Solitary Confinement Bill Passes in Senate with Changes Supported by 100 Lawyers
Solitary confinement bill passes in Senate--OTTAWA - A bill that aims to end solitary confinement has passed in the Senate with a number of amendments -- changes a large group of lawyers and law societies say are necessary to ensure the bill stays on...
SportsCall Audio 3:10 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 3:10 AM ET--NAT029 - (SPORTS-HKN-Stanley-Cup) (FOR PRODUCTION) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) ST. LOUIS. x-11s. For the first time in franchise history, the St. Louis Blues are Stanley Cup champions. The Blues beat the Bruins in Boston 4-1 to...
SportsCall Audio 5:00 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 5:00 AM ET--NAT045 - (SPORTS-BBA-Mariners-Twins) MINNEAPOLIS. x-18s. Dee Gordon scored on one of Minnesota's three errors in the 10th inning, helping the Seattle Mariners beat the Twins 9-6. Gordon opened the 10th with a ground-rule...
Stanley Cup Series Results
Stanley Cup Series Results--NHL Stanley Cup Series Resultsx _ Strike-shortened regular season.y _ Series between Montreal and Seattle cancelled due to influenza epidemic.2018-19 _ St. Louis Blues def. Boston Bruins, 4-32017-18 _ Washington Capitals def....
Tech Companies Helping to Bring Lower Prices, Choice to Money Remittance Market
More options to send money abroad than ever--MONTREAL - Canadians have more options to send money abroad than ever before as fintech firms offer lower fees and partner with established players, but clients should beware of hidden rate hikes and consumer...
--Tenth NewsWatch-
---(PBO-Carbon-Price) (Audio: P01)If Canada is to meet its Paris Agreement targets for greenhouse-gas-emissions, higher carbon taxes will be needed.Under current projections, Canada will reduce its emissions to 592-megatonnes of carbon dioxide by 2030...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Thursday, June 13
The Canadian Press News Agenda for June 13--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for June 13 as of 3 a.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 June 16-22, 2019
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from June 16-22--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for June 16-22, 2019, as of 12 p.m. ET: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability....
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from June 23-29, 2019
The Canadian Press News Look-Ahead List from June 23-29--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for June 23-29, 2019, as of 12 p.m. ET: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability....
The Mysterious Flooding of Western Newfoundland's Bottomless Pond
The mysterious flooding of Bottomless Pond--DEER LAKE, N.L. - The small lake in western Newfoundland was named Bottomless Pond for a good reason.With no visible streams or rivers flowing from its banks, locals say the lake appeared to have some sort...
The Value of an Old-Fashioned Visit to Your Bank Branch
The value of an old-fashioned visit to your bank branch--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...
--Third NewsWatch-
---(Persian-Gulf-Tensions)(Audio:39)Japan's Trade Ministry says the two oil tankers reportedly attacked near the Strait of Hormuz today carried "Japan-related'' cargo.The statement came as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (AH'-bay) was wrapping up...
--Thirteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-US-China) (Audio: P03)Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says all Canadians around the world could be less safe if Canada bowed to China's demand to free high-tech executive Meng Wanzhou (MUNG wan-JOH').Meng was arrested at Vancouver's...
Today in History - June 13
Today in History - June 13--Today in History for June 13:In 323 B.C., Alexander III of Macedonia, better known as "Alexander the Great," died at age 32.In 1525, German church reformer Martin Luther married former nun Katherine von Bora. They had six...
Today in Music History - June 13
Today in Music History - June 13--Today in Music History for June 13:In 1816, English church organist Edward Rimbault was born. He composed the hymn tune to which is sung "O Happy Day, That Fixed My Choice."In 1940, William Hewlett, a founder of the...
Top Sports Advisory at 5 P.M., Thursday, June 13
Top Sports Advisory at 5 p.m., Thursday, June 13--Good evening 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 around...
Toronto Hospital to Use AI, Data Science to Understand Mental Health Better
CAMH to use AI to understand mental health--TORONTO - Sean Hill believes the mental health crisis can be improved by harnessing big data.The Toronto researcher says harvesting all the available information in the field -- whether it's collected by clinicians...
Toronto Wolfpack Majority Owner David Argyle Fined for Actions in Racism Scandal
Wolfpack owner fined over racism scandal--Toronto Wolfpack majority owner David Argyle has taken another hit in the racism scandal that cost him his job as chairman and CEO of the transatlantic rugby league team.The Rugby Football League, the governing...
--Twelfth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-US-China) (Audio: P02)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U-S President Donald Trump will discuss continental trade and their shared challenges with China in a meeting in Washington next week.The Prime Minister's Office says the leaders will use...
--Twentieth Newswatch-
---(Alta-Fires)More Alberta wildfire evacuees have been cleared to go home.The province says evacuation orders have been lifted for Bigstone Cree Nation and the hamlets of Wabasca-Desmarais, Sandy Lake and Chipewyan Lake.Despite the good news, officials...
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