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Articles from October 16, 2019

Advisory-Prairie-Calendar
Good Morning! The early editor for the Prairie region at The Canadian Press Edmonton is Ken Trimble. Your queries and contributions are welcome. Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba stations call 780-428-6107 and press zero to reach the newsroom. Edmontons...
Atlantic Update
(FedElxn-Liberals)Justin Trudeau is promising a re-elected Liberal government will come to the rescue of an abortion clinic in Fredericton.Clinic 5-5-4 could be forced to shut down without provincial funding.Trudeau says he will sit down with New Brunswick...
Atlantic Update
---(NS-Crown-Attorneys)The Nova Scotia government has introduced legislation removing arbitration as an option for resolving contract disputes with Crown attorneys.The legislation replaces arbitration with the right to strike -- but declares Crown prosecution...
--B-C Update-
(BC-Vaping-Illness)A probable vaping-related illness has been diagnosed in B-C and provincial medical health officer doctor Bonnie Henry says there are several cases in the province being investigated for the same sickness.Henry says the illness is quickly...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(FedElxn-Campaign) (Audio: P22)All federal party leaders, except Elizabeth May, campaigned in Quebec today.It's a sign of where strategists are focusing their efforts with few days left before the vote.Tensions are rising as polls suggest a dead heat...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(FedElxn-Campaign) (Audio: P10)Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says Andrew Scheer and the Conservatives are choosing to play very divisive games to scare Canadians into voting for them.At a stop in Montreal, Trudeau accused his main political rival...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(FedElxn-Obama)It took the Liberals a little over an hour to insert a tweet by former U-S president Barack Obama into a party email to potential campaign donors.Obama is urging Canadians to re-elect Justin Trudeau, calling him a quote -- "hard-working,...
--Fifth NewsWatch-
---(FedElxn-Conservatives)The three top federal party leaders will campaign in Montreal this morning, including Conservative Andrew Scheer whose time in Quebec this morning will likely be his last before Monday's federal election.Scheer will appear this...
--First NewsWatch-
---(FedElxn-Campaign)With less than a week to go before the federal election October 21st vote, the main party leaders are working to let voters know what sets their party apart from the others.Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau spent the day barnstorming...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(FedElxn-Obama)Former U-S president Barack Obama says the world needs Justin Trudeau's progressive leadership now.Obama sent out a tweet today urging Canadians to re-elect Trudeau, calling him a "hard-working, effective leader" who has taken on major...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(FedElxn-Campaign)(Audio:P01)Montreal is feeling the love today from all three top federal party leaders today.Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau will hold a morning appearance at Montreal's botanical garden, and will make his way east to Sherbrooke, pausing...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(FedElxn-Campaign) (Audio: 16)Liberal, Conservative and New Democrat leaders waged a battle for the hearts and votes of Quebecers today.Every federal leader, save Elizabeth May, began their day in Quebec.Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and N-D-P Leader...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(FedElxn-Campaign) (Audio: P09)N-D-P Leader Jagmeet Singh says Quebecers have started to look beyond his turban, and realize he shares their same values.Singh is spending the day in Quebec, beginning with an appearance at Montreal's Jack Layton Park,...
--Ontario Update-
(Ont-Hit-And-Run)Police in Toronto are trying to identify a man who was a passenger in an S-U-V that struck two women and a toddler over the weekend.Officers said yesterday they had identified the driver of the vehicle as 34-year-old Derek DeSousa and...
--Ontario Update-
---(Ont-Subway-Upload)The Ontario government will no longer be taking control of Toronto's subway network.Mayor John Tory says the city has negotiated an agreement in which Toronto will keep ownership of the network while also getting funding for transit...
--Prairie Update-
(Mba-Overdose-Death)A city manager in Manitoba has been put on paid administrative leave while R-C-M-P investigate the death of a woman who was reportedly living in his home.A statement from Brandon city council says they decided to put Rod Sage on paid...
--Prairie Update-
---(Sask-Land-Claim)Metis in Saskatchewan and Alberta have filed a lawsuit claiming 120-thousand square kilometres of land in the two provinces -- much of it in the oilsands. The claim filed in Federal Court in Saskatoon argues the Metis were wrongfully...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
(BC-Wine-Weather)Prolonged rainfall in British Columbia's Okanagan has washed away winemakers' hopes of the perfect vintage.Environment Canada says the region saw more than double the average rainfall last month, making it the sixth wettest September...
Prep-Business Report
---(Markets)Canada's main stock index inched higher for a second straight day on gains by clothing retailer Aritzia and a deal to end a G-M strike in the U-S helping Canadian auto parts companies.The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 8.79 points...
Prep-LifeWatch
(Students-Concussions)A survey of high school athletic trainers across the U-S finds students who play various sports are having more concussions during games than practice.Concussions were more common at the end of games.Boys' football, cheerleading...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(FedElxn-Campaign)A record number of Canadians took advantage of advance federal-election polls set up over the four days around the Thanksgiving long weekend.Elections Canada said an estimated 4.7-million Canadians voted early, a 29-per-cent increase...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(FedElxn-Campaign)On a day when Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau accused the Conservatives of running one of the dirtiest, nastiest election campaigns in Canadian history, Tory Leader Andrew Scheer had to call for his supporters to be more civil.Those...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(FedElxn-Campaign) (Audio: P03)With five days to go before Canadians cast their ballots, almost all the federal party leaders are showing Quebec their love today.Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is making several stops in his home province, kicking...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(FedElxn-Obama) (Audio: P19)Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is thanking former U-S president Barack Obama for a tweet urging Canadians to re-elect him on Monday.Obama tweeted that he was proud to work with Trudeau, calling him a hard-working, effective...
--Sixth Newswatch
---(FedElxn-Campaign) (Audio: P01)The leaders of the three main parties are all starting their day in Quebec.Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau kicks things off this morning at Montreal's botanical garden before making his way east to Sherbrooke.The N-D-P's...
--Tenth NewsWatch-
---(FedElxn-Campaign) (Audio: P11)In what is likely his last visit to Quebec during this election campaign, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer kicked things off by accompanying a star candidate in a Saint-Jerome riding long held by the Bloc Quebecois.Scheer...
--Third NewsWatch-
---(FedElxn-Gun-Policy)The families of people killed in mass shootings in Quebec are warning a vote for the Conservatives in Monday's federal election is a vote for the gun lobby.Heidi Rathjen is with a gun-control group formed following the 1989 shooting...
--Thirteenth NewsWatch-
---(FedElxn-Obama) (Audio: P15)Former U-S president Barack Obama is tweeting his support for Justin Trudeau, calling him a hard-working, effective leader.Obama says that while he was president, he was proud to work with Trudeau -- praising him for taking...
--Twelfth NewsWatch-
---(FedElxn-Campaign) (Audio: P14)Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet says a recent push by Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer to woo Quebec voters is too little, too late.He's comparing Scheer to a desperate boyfriend expressing his love for...
--Twentieth NewsWatch-
---(FedElxn-Campaign) (Audio: P13)Federal party leaders are strengthening their appeals to voters with a few days left in the election campaign. Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer predicts he'll win a majority, even though the polls contradict him.Liberal...
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