October 13, 2014

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PM Modi Meets Canada Ministerial Delegation

NDTV New Delhi, Oct. 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Modi on Monday received Canada Foreign Minister John Baird and Canada Minister of International Trade Ed Fast in...

Hong Kong Police Remove Barriers and Protesters' Encampments

Actions by the police and threats from opponents of the protests have repeatedly backfired, making the pro-democracy demonstrators more determined to hold fast. Two weeks...

Canada's military mission to support Ukraine fades into the background

Defence Minister Rob Nicholson is in Peru to meet with fellow defence ministers. He met with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Monday. Although they...

State fire officials ask residents to be cautious during fall fire season

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Leslie Allen Harris; three brothers, Burnham Bryson, Sr., Richard Bryson, and Von...

Newsstand: October 13, 2014

This news may well be old by the time everyone wakes up from their post-turkey slumber, but let's take a gander anyway: racist vandalism in...

Duncan, Leonard among five not going to Phoenix

Roster move: Guard John Holland didn't play in either of the games in Europe but soon will be playing a lot in Turkey. The 6-foot-5...

Ebola outbreak: 1st human trials of Canadian vaccine start in US

... a Canadian-developed Ebola vaccine, VSV-EBOV, begin in Maryland today to assess the vaccine's safety and determine the appropriate dosage to fight the virus that...

Amazon Plays Rough. So What?

Walmart's e-commerce sales are growing at least as fast as Amazon's. Meanwhile, as Yglesias points out, Amazon has to compete with far larger rivals, including...

Autopsy scheduled in suspicious death case

Rob Falls, manager of the Sanilac County Road Commission, said Chernow worked for the department for 16 years as a heavy truck operator. "He was...

Video shows abuse at Red Deer hog assembly yard

Mercy for Animals has sent a reform proposal to federal agriculture minister Gerry Ritz based on European Union animal transport laws. In Canada, some species...

Video shows pigs being beaten and shocked

Mercy for Animals has sent a reform proposal to federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz based on European Union animal transport laws. In one scene in...

Aidan Lang: Seattle Opera 'really pays attention to detail'

OPERA PREVIEW. 'Don Giovanni'. By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. With Gary Thor Wedow, conductor, and Chris Alexander, director, Oct. 18 through Nov. 1, McCaw Hall, Seattle;...

Then and Now: The Manito Park zoo

John Duncan, an Olmsted aficionado from Boston, became parks superintendent in 1910 and implemented many Olmsted suggestions, though the zoo remained for many years. The...

The Team With The Best Bullpen Wins

"A couple of our scouts felt he could start but that he would certainly be more dominant in the pen," general manager Dayton Moore said.

Thailand as eager as Canada to increase bilateral trade, officials say on ...

Federal International Trade Minister Ed Fast has met with officials from all 10 ASEAN members recently, the latest coming in late August when Fast visited...

Starpoint Gemini 2 is a Diamond in the Asteroid Rough (Review)

Imagine if Jermain Clement from Flight of the Conchords was also a robot who didn't understand emotions, and you'll have a good understanding. It's not...

Alberta family pleads with Ottawa to get adopted boy home

A family in northern Alberta is pleading with federal Immigration Minister Chris Alexander to help them get their adopted son out of Africa. Cindy Nichol...

Environment Commissioner off base connecting climate and energy

The Harper government also makes this mistake—natural resources minister Greg Rickford and environment minister Leona Aglukkaq each did so once during Monday's debate. But CO2...

New stables officially open at Red Shores Racetrack

... owners and to the day-to-day operational role we continue to play,” said Walsh. Gail Shea, minister of fisheries and oceans, attended the event on...

College Football Rankings 2014: Power Ranking All 128 Teams for Week 8

Melvin Gordon had 175 rushing yards and four touchdowns while Corey Clement ran for 164 yards and a TD on 13 carries. That made up...

John Tory endorsed by Transport Minister Lisa Raitt, Olivia Chow demands ...

Tory says he is seeking $2.7 billion from the federal government for the 53-kilometre SmartTrack line. Raitt would not say whether the Conservatives would contribute.

Stephen Maher: The 'boys in short pants' — Government run by PMO's youthful ...

Unlike, say, Jason Kenney or Lisa Raitt, she appears to be a spokesminister. A former spokeswoman for the Winnipeg Police, she is Metis, bilingual and...

Carbon policy: lagging on the home front

Leona Aglukkaq, the Minister of the Environment, had nothing to say when Ms. Gelfand's report came out last Tuesday. When she was questioned on the...

Folk Fest gets federal cash boost

The office of Brandon-Souris MP Larry Maguire announced the funding Monday of behalf Minister of Canadian Heritage Shelly Glover. "Year after year, the Brandon Folk,...

Sushma to take up pro-Khalistan elements issue with Canada

Baird is accompanied by Canadian International Trade Minister Ed Fast and National Revenue Minister Kerry-Lynne Findlay among others. India will also find out how Canada...

Senior Center celebrates nonagenarians

The nonagenarians shared their stories, enjoyed cake with family and guests and then posed for portraits and a group photo to display the center's first...

Canada's Special Relationship With the Dalai Lama

Multiple statements were also issued by then Foreign Ministers Maxime Bernier, David Emerson, and Lawrence Cannon on the discussions that took place between representatives of...

Toronto mayoral campaign continues on Thanksgiving

Also Monday, Tory was publicly endorsed by Lisa Raitt, the federal transport minister and MP for Halton. "Toronto needs John Tory. He has a track...

Toronto mayoral candidates continue campaigning on Thanksgiving

The campaign doesn't end for candidates on a holiday and neither do the questions. On Thanksgiving Monday, a handful of high-profile mayoral candidates headed to...

Police report 3 bodies found in Duncan home

KOCO Oklahoma City Police are investigating the deaths of the Marlow Review weekly newspaper publisher, his wife and their teenage daughter, whose bodies were found Monday...

Animal rights group urges updated regulations

"Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz has the power and the responsibility to protect pigs and other farmed animals from flagrant cruelty, neglect and agonizing deaths during...

A century later, war dogs us still

In her presentation, local MP Diane Finley noted that 2014 is a year rich with anniversaries. Not only does 2014 mark the centenary of the...

South Bayview Bulldog: Lisa Raitt endorses John Tory for mayor

The federal transportation minister Lisa Raitt has endorsed John Tory for mayor. That's nice for Mr. Tory and particularly so because the endorsement comes from...

Transport Minister, Lisa Raitt, Endorses Tory as Toronto Mayor - Oye! Times

Transport Minister, Lisa Raitt, Endorses Tory as Toronto MayorOye! TimesFederal Transport, Minister Lisa Raitt, has openly endorsed Toronto mayoral candidate, John Tory, on Monday while...

WWII vet beaten in Hamilton County home invasion, police say

Police received reports early Friday of two people entering the home and tying up the Herschel "Bud" Moore, said Deputy Bryant Orem. The assailants then...

Larry Lucchino Looks Back At Dayton Moore's Boston Red Sox GM Candidacy

“He was a guy who (former assistant to the GM) Bill Lajoie had touted from time to time to me,” Red Sox president and CEO...

Minister Chris Alexander Encourages Canadians to Celebrate ...

Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister, Chris Alexander, issued the following statement to recognize Citizenship Week:...

Federal transport minister Lisa Raitt endorses John Tory, mum on ...

Mayoral candidate John Tory was endorsed Monday by federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt, who praised him as a consensus-builder but would not discuss the SmartTrack...

'Tigers' special guests at 3rd Annual Lisa Raitt Dinner | Indo ...

Milton, Ontario: It was a sold out affair at the 3rd Annual Lisa Raitt Dinner with this year's guest of honor being former prime minister...

Tory gets Raitt's support; Chow calls his plan 'a wish list' - CTV Toronto

With two weeks to go in the Toronto election, John Tory picked up a high-profile endorsement from federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and Olivia Chow...

Ghosts of Libya campaign haunt Iraq mission

A spokeswoman for Defence Minister Rob Nicholson said late last week that Canadian commanders will take their day-to-day tactical direction from the coalition in terms...

PM Narendra Modi pitches for closer cooperation with Canada in nuclear energy

Ed Fast sought early conclusion of Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement and Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement between the two countries, a PMO statement said.

Rona Ambrose: Canadian-Made Ebola Vaccine To Start Clinical Trials In ...

Toronto Star Health Minister Rona Ambrose said the launch of the vaccine's first clinical trial marks a promising step in the global campaign to contain the...

Alleged Western Hog Exchange Abuse Captured On Hidden Camera

Mercy For Animals Canada has issued a statement calling for federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz to modernize outdated livestock transport regulations in order to prevent...

Federal Conservatives roll out retroactive tax breaks

For that reason, former finance minister Jim Flaherty had said income-splitting needed to be re-examined. While some Conservatives insist their party can't go back on...

Rob Ninkovich makes a sack full of big plays

All three takeaways came in the first half — in addition to Jones's strip sack, Jamie Collins had an interception and Zach Moore recovered a...

New law weakens gun control: Montreal Massacre survivor

Diane Finley, local MP and Canada's minister of public works and government services, said the bill will “build on the significant action” on gun control...

Ebola outbreak: Rona Ambrose comments on recent developments

Canadian Health Minister Rona Ambrose and chief public health officer Dr. Gregory Taylor will comment today on developments in the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Human trials on made-in-Canada Ebola vaccine start today

TORONTO -. The Canadian government is beginning clinical trials of an experimental vaccine for the Ebola virus, Health Minister Rona Ambrose announced Monday. Ambrose said...