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  1. Skier from Alaska killed in avalanche near Ymir

    Rosslandtelegraph.com - British Columbia 01.22 / 06:41 rosslandtelegraph.com
    Boundary Sentinel Castlegar Source Kootenay Planet Rossland Telegraph Trail Champion The Nelson Daily The Nelson…
  2. Rush raise banner and roof in home opener victory

    Newstalk650.com - Saskatchewan 01.22 / 06:21 newstalk650.com
    Everything the Saskatchewan Rush left on the floor in 2016, they continued in their 2017 return to Saskatoon. A packed and deafening SaskTel Centre cheered on the two-time defending National Lacrosse League champions to a 16-8 victory over the Rochester Knighthawks. Before the game came festivities for the 15,007 boisterous fans in attendance. The Rush raised their 2016 title banner, to the rafters of the same arena they won it in. Standing ovations greeted each Rush player during…
  3. Mom pleads with province to keep funding son's formula

    Simcoereformer.ca - Ontario 01.22 / 05:41 www.simcoereformer.ca
    A working-class Oshawa mom is pleading with the province to continue paying for an expensive baby formula her son needs due to a severe milk…
  4. RCMP warning Edmonton public of heroin laced with carfentanil

    Cbc.ca - Alberta 01.22 / 05:40 www.cbc.ca
    RCMP are warning the Edmonton and area public of heroin laced with carfentanil that they found during a drug…
  5. Gryner celebrates life and times of Bowie

    Ourwindsor.ca - Ontario 01.22 / 04:52 www.ourwindsor.ca
    It’s been just over a year since the world lost one of its greatest and most beloved music icons — David Bow…
  6. Landowners concerned about MPAC powers

    COBDEN - Area landowners are becoming increasingly concerned about Renfrew County’s official plan as well as what they view as the unchecked power of the province’s Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC). These were some of the issues discussed at a public meeting hosted by the Renfrew-Pembroke-Nipissing Chapter of the Ontario Landowners A…
  7. Coming together to beat e-waste: University students win big with community collection idea

    Cbc.ca - Manitoba 01.22 / 03:40 www.cbc.ca
    What started out as a fun side project to keep their minds busy over the holidays ended with three Winnipeg university students $10,000…
  8. Take a behind-the-scenes look as the Royal B.C. Museum prepares an owl specimen for research

    Cbc.ca - British Columbia 01.22 / 03:09 www.cbc.ca
    For more than 100 years, the Royal B.C. Museum has created a library of preserved birds of all sizes. Researchers use the library to track the health of various…
  1. Mom pleads with province to keep funding son's formula

    Simcoereformer.ca - Ontario 01.22 / 05:41 www.simcoereformer.ca
    A working-class Oshawa mom is pleading with the province to continue paying for an expensive baby formula her son needs due to a severe milk…
  2. High school curling standings

    Thesarniajournal.ca - Sarnia 01.22 / 05:15 thesarniajournal.ca
    St. Patrick’s high school curling teams continue to impress as the 2016-17 season passes the halfway point. The St. Pat’s 1 boys squad downed the Northern 1 team on Jan. 16 by a score of 5 – 2, lifting it to a 5-1 record atop the five-team Lambton County division. The St. Pat’s 2 boys... Read more » The post High school curling standings appeared first on The Sarnia Journal…
  3. Gryner celebrates life and times of Bowie

    Ourwindsor.ca - Ontario 01.22 / 04:52 www.ourwindsor.ca
    It’s been just over a year since the world lost one of its greatest and most beloved music icons — David Bow…
  4. Landowners concerned about MPAC powers

    COBDEN - Area landowners are becoming increasingly concerned about Renfrew County’s official plan as well as what they view as the unchecked power of the province’s Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC). These were some of the issues discussed at a public meeting hosted by the Renfrew-Pembroke-Nipissing Chapter of the Ontario Landowners A…
  5. Nearly 200 students affected by unknown illness at Humber College: Health officials

    Toronto.ctvnews.ca - Ontario 01.22 / 02:49 toronto.ctvnews.ca
    Toronto Public Health continues to investigate as the number of students who have fallen ill from an unspecified illness at Humber College’s north campus continues to g…
  6. Mayor John Tory acknowledges Black Lives Matter helped shine spotlight on anti-black racism

    Cbc.ca - Ontario 01.22 / 02:09 www.cbc.ca
    Mayor John Tory publicly acknowledged Saturday that recent activism by Black Lives Matter Toronto and other such groups helped catapult at least some of the issues of anti-black racism plaguing the city into the…
  7. Farewell to Fairmont Confectionery: corner store and restaurant closes Sunday

    Cbc.ca - Ontario 01.22 / 00:58 www.cbc.ca
    Sam Souryavong and his sister Sandy are closing their convenience store and popular take-out restaurant at the corner of Fairmount Avenue and Gladstone…
  8. 10 striking signs from the Women's March in Toronto

    Cbc.ca - Ontario 01.22 / 00:47 www.cbc.ca
    Eye-catching signage was a big part of the Saturday march that was attended by an estimated 60,000…
  1. Canadiens use power play to defeat the Devils

    Montreal.ctvnews.ca - Quebec 01.21 / 04:23 montreal.ctvnews.ca
    The Canadiens were slow to begin the game, but came from a goal behind to win…
  2. Couillard insists REM will proceed despite negative environmental review

    Montreal.ctvnews.ca - Quebec 01.21 / 04:03 montreal.ctvnews.ca
    Quebec's Environmental Review Board (BAPE) is not approving the Caisse de Depot's plan to build a light rail transit system in…
  3. Big city mayors cautious about effects of Trump in office

    Montreal.ctvnews.ca - Quebec 01.20 / 23:40 montreal.ctvnews.ca
    The mayors of Canada's big cities are taking a cautious approach to the inauguration of the new American…
  4. New report slams planned light electric rail system

    Globalnews.ca - Quebec 01.20 / 23:21 globalnews.ca
    A new report has thrown cold water on the long-anticipated REM light rail project. But will that affect the…
  5. Health accessory fees coming to an end in Quebec

    Globalnews.ca - Quebec 01.20 / 23:20 globalnews.ca
    As of Jan. 26, doctors in private clinics will no longer be able to charge accessory fees for vaccinations and other services that are covered through public health…
  6. Gatineau police 'not satisfied' with 30-minute response to homicide scene

    Cbc.ca - Quebec 01.20 / 21:38 www.cbc.ca
    Gatineau police have launched an internal investigation to find out why it took half an hour for officers to arrive at the scene of the city's first homicide of…
  7. Suspicious death at roadside rest area

    Montreal.ctvnews.ca - Quebec 01.20 / 21:38 montreal.ctvnews.ca
    Provincial police are investigating a suspicious death in Lavaltrie, about 50 km northeast of…
  8. NEWS: TMAC moves ahead on big western Nunavut gold project

    Nunatsiaqonline.ca - Quebec 01.20 / 19:44 nunatsiaqonline.ca
    TMAC Resources, operator of the Kitikmeot’s Doris North gold mine, is now ready to take the next step in its development of Hope Bay, its vast gold field in western Nunavut. And that’s the development of three underground mines located south of Doris North at properties called Madrid North, Madrid South and Boston, east of Bathurst Inlet and about 153 kilometres southwest of Cambridge Bay on the mainland. In a huge document dump that started Jan. 18, the Nunavut Impact Review…
  1. Taxi crashes through shop window on Spring Garden Road

    Cbc.ca - Nova Scotia 01.21 / 02:01 www.cbc.ca
    A taxi crashed through the front of a store on Spring Garden Road on Friday…
  2. NSTU, provincial government reach tentative agreement

    1015thehawk.com - Nova Scotia 01.20 / 21:38 www.1015thehawk.com
    The province's teachers have reached a tentative agreement with the Nova Scotia government. The Nova Scotia Teachers Union shared the latest development Read…
  3. Chase your passion, not fame: Canadian veteran of Hollywood offers advice to youth

    Cbc.ca - Nova Scotia 01.20 / 21:18 www.cbc.ca
    Tonya Lee Williams brought her 30 years of experience in the film and television industry to Dartmouth, N.S., on Thursday to speak to university…
  4. Selfie-level politics: Examineradio, episode #97

    On this week’s episode we speak with editor and former provincial NDP candidate Abad Khan about Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to Halifax this week. Why was the municipal government involved – and how much did it cost City Hall? Would there have been this level of involvement if Mayor Mike Savage wasn’t a former Liberal MP? […
  5. Nova Scotia teachers, province reach tentative agreement

    Cbc.ca - Nova Scotia 01.20 / 20:37 www.cbc.ca
    The Nova Scotia Teachers Union and provincial government have reached a tentative contract…
  6. Nova Scotia teachers end work-to-rule ends as union, government reach tentative deal

    Globalnews.ca - Nova Scotia 01.20 / 20:29 globalnews.ca
    Teachers have been working-to-rule since early December, after voting in favour of strike action following the rejection of two tentative…
  7. Paramedic who sexually assaulted patients has request for legal aid rejected

    Cbc.ca - Nova Scotia 01.20 / 20:17 www.cbc.ca
    The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal has turned down a request by former paramedic James Duncan Keats that legal aid pay for the appeal of two sexual assault…
  8. Antigonish town and county partner up for joint council meetings

    Cbc.ca - Nova Scotia 01.20 / 17:35 www.cbc.ca
    The Town of Antigonish and Antigonish County have started the new year with a new spirit of co-operation — the two municipalities started holding joint council meetings, beginning Jan. 1…
  1. Fredericton moves towards increased densification, councillor says

    Cbc.ca - New Brunswick 01.21 / 00:55 www.cbc.ca
    John MacDermid said the city's 2016 development report shows a move towards more multi-unit buildings, and less single-family home…
  2. Toll talk: N.S. government consulting communities on cost of twinning highways

    Atlantic.ctvnews.ca - Newfoundland 01.21 / 00:55 atlantic.ctvnews.ca
    The Nova Scotia government will be taking tolls to residents over the next six weeks, with public consultations taking place in a dozen communities across the…
  3. Cape Breton University faculty reach compromise with board of governors, avoid strike

    Atlantic.ctvnews.ca - Newfoundland 01.20 / 23:54 atlantic.ctvnews.ca
    A faculty strike that threatened to begin Monday at Cape Breton University has been…
  4. 'This is Your Brain on Music': Neurologist to give demonstration at Fredericton festival

    Cbc.ca - New Brunswick 01.20 / 21:51 www.cbc.ca
    The music starts playing and toes start tapping, hips swaying. We all know how music affects our bodies, but tonight in Fredericton, neurologist Dr. Wendy Stewart will explain the impact of music on our…
  5. NB Liquor ponders selling marijuana through separate outlets

    Cbc.ca - New Brunswick 01.20 / 20:09 www.cbc.ca
    NB Liquor isn't going to be asking the provincial government for the power to sell legal marijuana in its liquor stores, says the corporation's…
  6. Halifax man accused of assaulting hospital employee, fleeing police

    Atlantic.ctvnews.ca - Newfoundland 01.20 / 19:48 atlantic.ctvnews.ca
    A 53-year-old Halifax man is facing charges after he allegedly assaulted a hospital employee and then fled from…
  7. Company's coming: Kouchibouguac and Fort Beauséjour spruce up for Canada's 150th

    Cbc.ca - New Brunswick 01.20 / 18:26 www.cbc.ca
    You can't invite an entire country to visit without sprucing things up, and that's exactly what Parks Canada is doing at Kouchibouguac National Park and the Fort Beauséjour and Fort Gaspareaux national historic sites in New …
  8. 20% of UNB Fredericton students surveyed report being sexually assaulted

    Cbc.ca - New Brunswick 01.20 / 17:26 www.cbc.ca
    Twenty-one cent per cent of University of New Brunswick Fredericton students who took part in a survey say they have been sexually assaulted since arriving at the campus, the university…
  1. Coming together to beat e-waste: University students win big with community collection idea

    Cbc.ca - Manitoba 01.22 / 03:40 www.cbc.ca
    What started out as a fun side project to keep their minds busy over the holidays ended with three Winnipeg university students $10,000…
  2. Diplomacy a new game for Ottawa with Trump presidency, Lloyd Axworthy says

    Cbc.ca - Manitoba 01.22 / 02:39 www.cbc.ca
    Canada's former foreign affairs minister says the federal Liberal government is going to have rethink old approaches as U.S. President Donald Trump settles into office south of the…
  3. 'This is not a race war': Pallister’s night hunting comments draw more fire

    Winnipeg.ctvnews.ca - Manitoba 01.22 / 00:38 winnipeg.ctvnews.ca
    Premier Brian Pallister faced more criticism from both a rural politician and an indigenous leader after he described the conflict over the issue of night hunting as a “race w…
  4. Flûte Alors! to perform at BU

    Brandonsun.com - Menitoba 01.21 / 05:42 www.brandonsun.com
    Recorder ensemble Flûte Alors! will perform at Brandon University this month as part of the university’s School of Music’s Pro Series. Flûte Alors! began an extensive tour through nine communities in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta this week under the auspices…
  5. Winnipeg Goldeyes’ Jacob Rogers headed back to big league organization; Adam Heisler Retires

    Globalnews.ca - Manitoba 01.20 / 23:33 globalnews.ca
    The Winnipeg Goldeyes announced on Friday that the contract of first baseman Jacob Rogers has been purchased by the Texas…
  6. Winnipeg’s Kapyong Barracks set to be demolished: DND

    Globalnews.ca - Manitoba 01.20 / 23:12 globalnews.ca
    The future of the land that Kapyong Barracks sits on is still unknown, but the buildings have been approved for…
  7. Brandon man wins $1 million

    Winnipegsun.com - Manitoba 01.20 / 22:11 www.winnipegsun.com
    After hacking around some of the tucked- away tracks of southwestern Manitoba all his life, Laurie Czech’s golf game is about to get an u…
  8. Winnipeg woman going to Guantanamo Bay for 9/11 hearings

    Cbc.ca - Manitoba 01.20 / 21:58 www.cbc.ca
    Ellen Judd will sit through a week of 9/11 pre-trial hearings at Guantanamo Bay starting…
  1. Skier from Alaska killed in avalanche near Ymir

    Rosslandtelegraph.com - British Columbia 01.22 / 06:41 rosslandtelegraph.com
    Boundary Sentinel Castlegar Source Kootenay Planet Rossland Telegraph Trail Champion The Nelson Daily The Nelson…
  2. Take a behind-the-scenes look as the Royal B.C. Museum prepares an owl specimen for research

    Cbc.ca - British Columbia 01.22 / 03:09 www.cbc.ca
    For more than 100 years, the Royal B.C. Museum has created a library of preserved birds of all sizes. Researchers use the library to track the health of various…
  3. 15,000 take to the streets for Women’s March in downtown Vancouver

    Bc.ctvnews.ca - British Columbia 01.22 / 02:08 bc.ctvnews.ca
    Colourful signs and posters were in abundance, with messages like “Love Trumps H…
  4. More than 15,000 take to the streets for Women’s March in downtown Vancouver

    Bc.ctvnews.ca - British Columbia 01.22 / 01:27 bc.ctvnews.ca
    Colourful signs and posters were in abundance, with messages like “Love Trumps H…
  5. Kelowna artist showcased in New York

    Coming to Agora Gallery this January is the exhibition Plurality of Expression, featuring Condesa, Kelowna artist Mimi…
  6. Revelstokians show solidarity with marchers around the world

    By David F. Rooney Donald Trump’s inauguration may have happened 24 hours ago and 3,452.6m kilometres to the east, but that did not deter 50-to-60 Revelstokians from marching through the cold, mountain morning in solidarity with hundreds of thousands of people who marched in demonstrations around the world from Washington, DC, to Sydney, Australia. It…
  7. Thousands turn out for Women's marches across B.C.

    Cbc.ca - British Columbia 01.22 / 00:26 www.cbc.ca
    Millions of women have turned up to rally against U.S. President Donald Trump in women's marches around the world, including thousands in communities across…
  8. MP holds coffee house

    After spending time in Ottawa, MP Stephen Fuhr of Kelowna — Lake Country, organized a coffee house in Lake C…
  1. York, Covehead parents upset about proposed school zone changes

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 01.21 / 00:15 www.cbc.ca
    Some parents who live in the York, Covehead and West Covehead are working together to fight against proposed school zone changes. A group of parents has organized a meeting to discuss their concerns, and make a proposal to present to the Public Schools…
  2. Cat saved, but Christmas toys destroyed in St. Edward house fire

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 01.20 / 20:29 www.cbc.ca
    A fire Thursday night has caused significant damage to a home in St. Edward in western…
  3. Province, Bell Let's Talk to contribute $75K each to mental health services

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 01.20 / 20:09 www.cbc.ca
    An increased $150,000 in funding from the P.E.I. government and Bell's Let's Talk campaign will help 150 additional families on the Island, according to the…
  4. Visits restricted at Montague hospital due to flu cases

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 01.20 / 16:24 www.cbc.ca
    Visitation to Kings County Memorial Hospital is being limited as a precaution because of two confirmed cases of influenza at the hospital and others who have come to the ER with flu-like…
  5. Islanders with non-urgent healthcare needs asked to avoid emergency departments

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 01.20 / 15:23 www.cbc.ca
    Health PEI is encouraging Islanders to visit their primary-care provider or a walk-in clinic rather than attend an emergency department for non-urgent health care issues due to above-average patient volumes during the…
  6. 2 dead after head-on collision in Central Bedeque

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 01.20 / 14:21 www.cbc.ca
    RCMP are investigating the cause of a fatal head-on collision Thursday evening on Route 1A in Central…
  7. Islanders can help determine next Conservative Party leader: Moore

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 01.20 / 12:39 www.cbc.ca
    Even though the Liberal Party of Canada swept all 32 Atlantic Canada seats in the 2015 federal election, Islanders will play a role in how becomes the next leader of the Conservative…
  8. 'Our way of hygge': Danes on P.E.I. share lessons in appreciating simple things

    Cbc.ca - Prince Edward Island 01.20 / 11:17 www.cbc.ca
    When Kristen Connor and her husband Tom moved to Canada from Denmark 50 years ago, they brought the Danish sensibility of "hygge" with…
  1. Rush raise banner and roof in home opener victory

    Newstalk650.com - Saskatchewan 01.22 / 06:21 newstalk650.com
    Everything the Saskatchewan Rush left on the floor in 2016, they continued in their 2017 return to Saskatoon. A packed and deafening SaskTel Centre cheered on the two-time defending National Lacrosse League champions to a 16-8 victory over the Rochester Knighthawks. Before the game came festivities for the 15,007 boisterous fans in attendance. The Rush raised their 2016 title banner, to the rafters of the same arena they won it in. Standing ovations greeted each Rush player during…
  2. Blades take a shootout thriller over Brandon

    Newstalk650.com - Saskatchewan 01.21 / 04:07 newstalk650.com
    It took five rounds, and some heroics by their goalie, but the Saskatoon Blades came away 3-2 shootout winners against the Brandon Wheat Kings. Josh Paterson had the shootout winner, spoiling projected first overall draft pick Nolan Patrick's trip to SaskTel Centre.  The Blades started the game with back to back goals. Braylon Shmyr (25) opened the scoring in the first while Caleb Fantillo (4) chipped in in the second.  Saskatoon was able to hold off the potent Brandon offence until the th…
  3. What is Trumpism? Pondering President Trump’s impact on Saskatchewan

    Globalnews.ca - Saskatoon 01.20 / 23:57 globalnews.ca
    President Donald Trump has repeatedly promised to renegotiate or tear-up trade deals like NAFTA, which could adversely effect Saskatchewan's billion dollar export…
  4. Saskatcheawn reacts to Trump in the White House

    Cbc.ca - Saskatoon 01.20 / 23:42 www.cbc.ca
    People in Saskatchewan are viewing the start of Donald Trump's presidency with some trepidation as they ponder how his administration will handle issues that could affect the…
  5. Riders sign Willie Jefferson to an extension

    Globalnews.ca - Saskatoon 01.20 / 19:10 globalnews.ca
    The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed defensive lineman Willie Jefferson to a contract extension.…
  6. Blades rookie Farren making the most of his opportunity

    Globalnews.ca - Saskatoon 01.20 / 03:28 globalnews.ca
    The Saskatoon Blades have been hit hard by injuries to some of their best players, but young players like Michael Farren are stepping up in their…
  7. Saskatoon mother warning others after carbon monoxide scare

    Globalnews.ca - Saskatoon 01.20 / 00:38 globalnews.ca
    Briana Koop says a carbon monoxide detector helped her family escape a dangerous environment caused by a furnace…
  8. Sugar babies: U of S students use dating site to earn cash, gifts

    Newstalk650.com - Saskatchewan 01.19 / 23:41 newstalk650.com
    University of Saskatchewan students have been getting paid big bucks to become a "sugar baby" on a new dating website. Seeking Arrangement seeks to match people who prefer different "lifestyle choices." Specifically, they match a person who wishes to dote on their partner — a "sugar daddy" or "sugar momma" — with someone who likes to be spoiled — a "sugar baby."   Spokesperson Brook Urick says "daddies" and "mommas" are paying $2,700 a month for companionship.   "It helps students pay for t…
  1. RCMP warning Edmonton public of heroin laced with carfentanil

    Cbc.ca - Alberta 01.22 / 05:40 www.cbc.ca
    RCMP are warning the Edmonton and area public of heroin laced with carfentanil that they found during a drug…
  2. Thousands of Calgarians gather in solidarity with Women’s March on Washington

    Globalnews.ca - Alberta 01.22 / 01:18 globalnews.ca
    More than 3,000 people gathered at Calgary’s Famous Five monument in front of Arts Commons Saturday, a symbol of women's d…
  3. Edmonton 'sister march' protest held against U.S. President Donald Trump

    Edmontonsun.com - Edmonton 01.22 / 00:38 www.edmontonsun.com
    Joining in solidarity with marches happening around the world, Edmonton's sister march in support of women's rights in the wake of Donald Trump's inauguration brought hundreds of demonstrators to the Alberta Legislature.At least two thousand people gathered together promoting the protection of women's rights and equality among all people…
  4. Police search for suspect after Okotoks pet store vandalized

    Newstalk770.com - Calgary 01.22 / 00:33 newstalk770.com
    RCMP continue to investigate after the Animal House pet store in Okotoks was vandalized earlier this week. Officers said the front windows of the…
  5. 1,000 walk downtown Calgary in solidarity with Women’s March on Washington

    660news.com - Alberta 01.21 / 23:44 www.660news.com
    About 1,000 people in Calgary showed their support for the Women’s March on Washington, in the wake of Donald Trump’s inauguration. The crowd gathered in front of the Famous Five sculpture outside of Arts Commons in downtown Calgary, and walked to Municipal Plaza outside of city hall Saturday afternoon. “I do feel bad that only,…
  6. Northern Chicken rules the roost in city's soul food scene

    Cbc.ca - Alberta 01.21 / 07:24 www.cbc.ca
    Long-time friends Matt Phillips and Andrew Cowan have a thing for birds: pieces of them, that is. Deep fried, crispy-skinned, juicy, flavourful pieces of barnyard…
  7. Man Critically Injured After Being Hit by Vehicle East of Lethbridge

    981thebridge.ca - Lethbridge 01.21 / 06:47 www.981thebridge.ca
    A 47 year old Taber man has serious head and chest injuries after being struck by a vehicle on Highway 3 east of…
  8. Taber man struck by pickup truck while walking on highway east of Lethbridge

    Globalnews.ca - Alberta 01.21 / 05:43 globalnews.ca
    A 47-year-old Taber man was taken to hospital with critical head and chest injuries after he was struck while walking on a southern Alberta highway Friday…