October 20, 2014

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Nathan Cullen: American Help, 'Blind Luck' Averted B.C Disaster

Neepawa Press OTTAWA - B.C.'s northern coast dodged a bullet this week when a disabled cargo ship drifted dangerously close to the shores of Haida Gwaii,...

WTO rules against U.S. on meat labeling

“Today's WTO compliance panel's report reaffirms Canada's long-standing view that the revised U.S. COOL measure is blatantly protectionist and fails to comply with the WTO's...

Ebola safety protocols are a moving target

For example, it wasn't until last week that the CDC said every bit of a health care provider's skin should be covered when treating an...

43 cleared from Ebola watch list, more to come

Dallas County officials said Monday morning 43 people have been cleared off of the Ebola virus watch list after they were added following contact with...

CAQ retains Levis riding in byelection

CTV News Levis is located across the St. Lawrence River from Quebec City, where Paradis has been a well-known TV personality for years. Jones has been...

Talawanda RB set school standard with 339 yards

MILESTONE: Turpin coach Rob Stoll won his 100th game with the program Friday night as the Spartans defeated visiting Milford 26-9. ... RECRUITING: Toledo offered...

Mocked at time, Royals' trade for Shields now looks like a master move

Still, Moore's trade was especially loathed. Rob Neyer, a Bill James disciple, tweeted, "My quick take: This is the worst trade in MLB history unless...

Canada poised for retaliatory action after WTO COOL decision

Toronto Star Canadian Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Gerry Ritz told reporters Monday afternoon that Canada will begin retaliation measures as soon as possible in response...

CAQ retains Levis riding near Quebec City in byelection

Francois Paradis captured about 45 per cent of the vote for the Coalition Avenir Quebec to outdistance Liberal candidate Janet Jones, who had just more...

Michaëlle Jean says Africa backs her Francophonie bid

“Ms. Jean has a strong background in international affairs, development and current global issues,” counters Francophonie Minister Christian Paradis. “She is perfectly well qualified and...

WTO rules against U.S. on meat labeling

“Today's WTO compliance panel's report reaffirms Canada's long-standing view that the revised U.S. COOL measure is blatantly protectionist and fails to comply with the WTO's...

Denis Lebel minimise les sondages - Journal de Québec

Canoë Denis Lebel minimise les sondagesJournal de QuébecLe lieutenant conservateur au Québec, Denis Lebel, minimise les sondages qui placent les libéraux en avance à un an...

10 Years Since the Roid Sox Ruined Mickey Mantle's Birthday

(blog) (blog)October 20, 1927: Joyce Diane Bauer is born in Manhattan, and grows up in Far Rockaway, Queens. We knew her .... October 20,...

Football: DeLuise's rebound leads Wayne Valley to victory

With heralded lineman John Duncan sidelined with a shoulder injury, remaining linemen Tyler Andreas, Michael Chak, PJ Chak, DePaul transfer Mike Ludwig and Dan D'Amato...

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- Top Economic Events to Oct 31ReutersTORONTO - U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, Canadian Trade Minister Ed Fast and Mexico Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo...

New Glasgow native Lisa MacLeod running for leader of Ontario Tories

(registration) (registration)Four other candidates have already entered the leadership race, including Christine Elliott, the widow of former finance minister Jim Flaherty and arguably the...

Two soldiers struck in Quebec hit-and-run

Toronto Star Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney has said the bill will give Canada's spy agencies new powers to track Canadians abroad and share intelligence with...

Meet the man planning Dr. Phillips Center's big show (with video)

Jay-Alexander has produced shows and concerts for such iconic venues as New York's Carnegie Hall, the Hollywood Bowl and the Royal Albert Hall in London.

Federal government launches anti-drug campaign without help from medical ...

CBC.ca "We know that prescription drug abuse and marijuana use can have devastating effects on our families and communities," Transport Minister Lisa Raitt, who announced the...

Kansas City has unique, diversified baseball history

Photo: John Swart / ASSOCIATED PRESS The Royals' 1985 title was epic and electrified a city. Above left, Redwood High School's Buddy Biancalana slides into...

James Moore: Danger lurks in outsourcing too much to a small clique of firms

A handful of companies are now responsible for the provision of a vast array of government services and projects. Were one of them to go...

With Accused Killer in Jail, Oklahoma Town Mourns His Murdered Parents and ...

News On 6 With Alan Hruby, 19, sitting in jail, the hundreds who filled the blonde-brick sanctuary and an overflow gymnasium at First United Methodist Church...

Ritz after WTO win: Controversial US meat labelling has to go

(subscription)Canada will not accept anything less than a full repeal of American mandatory country-of-origin meat labelling (COOL) rules, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz said Monday,...

Nomination battle pits Tory endorsed by Brian Mulroney against candidate with ...

Mr. Mulroney and son Ben appeared at a fundraiser for Mr. Smith last month, and he has the support of nearby MPs Erin O'Toole and...

Government anti-drug campaign created without help from medical groups

The proposed campaign came on the heels of several Conservative cabinet ministers, including Peter MacKay and Julian Fantino, publicly criticizing Trudeau's support for legalizing marijuana,...

Feds kick off new anti-drug campaign

The proposed campaign came on the heels of several Conservative cabinet ministers, including Peter MacKay and Julian Fantino, publicly criticizing Trudeau's support for legalizing marijuana,...

UPDATE 4-US risks trade sanctions in WTO meat label dispute

"Basically the (WTO) Appellate Body has told them three times now to get rid of mandatory country of origin labeling," Canadian Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz...

West Brom 2-2 Manchester United as it happened

I'm not so sure, Peter. Who knows? It will most certainly be a quality game. That's your lot from us tonight, but we'll be back...

First Nations blast feds over funding for aboriginal children

OTTAWA -- First Nations groups slammed the feds Monday during the final week of hearings at a Canadian Human Rights tribunal over funding for aboriginal...

Dickieson the wildcard

Conservative cabinet minister Gail Shea has represented Egmont since 2008, when she eked out a win over Liberal Keith Milligan by less than 100 votes.

Casey Walker, Zach Moore finding a home with Patriots

The Patriots have an established front four; Chandler Jones, Rob Ninkovich, and Chris Jones have combined for 10 sacks this season, and Vince Wilfork is...

Canada won't send medical staff to West Africa without evacuation plan: Ambrose

The federal Liberals have tabled a motion in the Commons that would compel Ambrose, Taylor and Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney to appear at a...

Ebola: Keeping patients alive as body fights back

And while Thomas Eric Duncan died and two U.S. nurses were infected caring for him, there are successes, too: A nurse infected in Spain has...

Crippled ship heightens tanker safety concerns along B.C. coast

Last Tuesday, Transport Minister Lisa Raitt announced up to $20-million in funding to improve navigational aids in area around the proposed terminus of the Northern...

Five things we learned in QP Monday

(subscription) (subscription)Minister of Fisheries Gail Shea said that luck had nothing to do with the situation, although Cullen made the point that favourable winds...

Five things we learned in QP Monday

(subscription) (subscription)Minister of National Revenue Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay responded that CRA audits “happen free of any political interference or motivation”, which led to a...

Coast Guard Completes International Assist, Disabled Vessel Safely Moored

“Assistance provided by the U.S. Coast Guard in the form of the USCGC SPAR and a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter at the ready in Sandspit,...

Fuel-laden Russian ship towed to Canadian port

Fisheries and Oceans Minister Gail Shea "confirms #Simushir is secure at shore in #PrinceRupert for repairs. Successful mission. Thank you all!" her office tweeted. The...

Ebola outbreak: no new medical personnel for now, Rona Ambrose says

CBC News is dedicating a special day of coverage to the Ebola crisis on Tuesday. On radio, television and online, we'll explore the facts behind...

Ebola outbreak: federal preparedness guidelines need work, nursing official says

... Canada was to confirm a first case of Ebola, one of five available rapid response teams would be deployed to provide surge capacity, additional...

Chambers hire TFW lobbyist

Danchilla has worked as a campaign manager for Stephen Harper, Tony Clement and Stockwell Day. He's also been involved in every Alberta election since 1982,...

CF-18s leave Tuesday for Iraq mission

Defence Minister Rob Nicholson answers a question in the House of Commons, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick. Share Adjust Comment...

Russian Cargo Ship Arrives At B.C. Port

CBC.ca Fisheries and Oceans Minister Gail Shea commended rescuers for their quick response but area First Nations say the response wasn't good enough, especially when oil...

Steven Levitan

Rob Nicholson Minister of Defense, the Hon. Jerry Grafstein, former senator, and Bernie Farber, former CEO of the CJC. I believe my experience bringing people...

Lenovo may make offer for BlackBerry: rumour

And in December 2011, then-Industry Minister Christian Paradis referred to the company as a "Canadian jewel." Analysts also have said any sale to Lenovo would...

Lenovo may make offer for BlackBerry: rumour

And in December 2011, then-Industry Minister Christian Paradis referred to the company as a "Canadian jewel." Analysts also have said any sale to Lenovo would...

New firearms act draws praise and fire from groups, supporters

MUSKOKA — The proposed Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act will assist gun owners in cutting through red tape while at the same time provide safe...

Premier League 2014-15: which new strikers are the best value for money?

(blog) (blog)Lukaku has to deal with raised expectations at Everton now he is a £28m striker rather than a loan signing and, perhaps a...

Arctic Council senior officials to meet this week in Yellowknife

The Aboriginal member groups include the Inuit Circumpolar Council. Canada is currently chair of the Arctic Council until 2015. The council's next meeting — in...

'Hungry' Canes head out on the road

The lines in Monday's practice had Riley Nash centering Jiri Tlusty and Alex Semin, Victor Rask centering Skinner and Elias Lindholm, Jay McClement at center...