North America Newswire

North America Newswire

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  1. Fiddler's Facts: Islanders better than the record showsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | The Guardian

    Charlottetown Islanders captain Pierre-Olivier Joseph brings the puck up the ice in a training camp inter-squad game earlier this year in Cornwall. The Charlottetown Junior Islanders surprised a lot of hockey fans over the past few weeks, losing in overtime to unbeaten Quebec Remparts here at home a few weeks ago and followed that strong performance with a stunning home-and-away sweep against a very good Acadie-Bathurst Titan club last week.

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  2. Five questions with 91-year-old Albertan skier Eddie HunterRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... in news reels across the country. At that time, news used to be shown in movie houses. And it ran all across North America. I remember when I came to Banff; a local guy gave me free admission [to the theatre] for a week. I thought maybe there was a ...

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  3. Rain and wind predicted to lash part of southern B.C. on weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Penticton Herald

    A rainfall warning has been posted for Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley and Greater Victoria, and up to 70 millimetres are expected. Environment Canada says the storm will unleash strong winds in Victoria and the southern Gulf Islands, with gusts from 70 to 90 kilometres.

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  4. B.C. community shuts operations to mourn three men who died in ice arenaRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Penticton Herald

    Fernie Memorial Arena, home of the Jr.B hockey team the Fernie Ghostriders, is shown in Fernie, B.C. on Wednesday, Oct.18, 2017. Three people who died after a suspected ammonia leak were doing maintenance work on ice-making equipment at an arena in southeastern British Columbia, says the city's mayor.

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  5. Halifax Prep joins national basketball leagueRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | The Chronicle Herald

    The Spryfield-based Halifax Prep school is one of four teams that will join the Canada-wide league for its second season. The NPA started last year with nine schools but has now grown to 13 and is coast-to-coast in Canada.

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  6. Pierre Trudeau ally Michael Pitfield was Canada's top bureaucratRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Globe and Mail

    For Michael Pitfield, the good fortune of his public life was that he and Pierre Trudeau became close friends and intellectual allies long before the future prime minister entered politics. They advanced almost in lockstep, Mr. Trudeau to 24 Sussex Drive, Mr. Pitfield to the most powerful bureaucratic offices in the land.

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  7. Warm weather records broken in Winnipeg, across ManitobaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBC News

    The temperature in Winnipeg hit 24.3 C Friday breaking the previous record for Oct. 20 of 23.9 C set back in 1958. The mercury hit 24.3 C Winnipeg by 4 p.m., according to numbers from Environment Canada, bettering the previous record of 23.9 C set back in 1958.

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  8. Governments shouldn't tell women what to wear and what not to wear: TrudeauRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Penticton Herald

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, third from left, visits the Resolute Forest Products plant with Richard Hebert, Liberal candidate for the upcoming byelection in Lac-Saint-Jean riding, fourth from left, in Alma, Que., on Friday, October 20, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Francis Vachon Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, third from left, visits the Resolute Forest Products plant with Richard Hebert, Liberal candidate for the upcoming byelection in Lac-Saint-Jean riding, fourth from left, in Alma, Que., on Friday, October 20, 2017.

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  9. Ford Pier: Of the Show Business Giants, D.O.A., Bob Mould, and the stools of baby mammalsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Georgia Straight

    Ford Pier remains an enigma for me. There are songs in his catalogue that I feel I absolutely understand and love-like, say, "Lions and Tigers and Bears", a shriek of middle-aged rage that appears on Huzzah! , by the Ford Pier Vengeance Trio, and then there are albums-like his "rock band string quartet", Strength of Materials -that, while compelling, have a quality of firing more rounds over my head than James Joyce's Ulysses .

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  10. The Friday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Chronicle Herald

    GORD DOWNIE'S FAMILY THINKING ABOUT A PUBLIC MEMORIAL: One of Gord Downie's brothers says the outpouring of public support in the days since the singer's death has been "unbelievable." Mike Downie calls the response uplifting.

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  11. Amazon could put its second HQ in CanadaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WTVR Richmond

    Amazon is looking for a second headquarters in North America. But does anywhere outside the U.S. have a shot? Cities in Mexico seem to be off the table, since it doesn't appear any have submitted bids.

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  12. Dalhousie student leader faces backlash for criticizing a white fragilityaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lethbridge Herald

    A Dalhousie University student leader says she's facing a backlash for criticizing "white fragility" and standing with Indigenous Peoples on Canada 150 celebrations. Masuma Khan, a member of the student council executive, is under investigation for an online post that another student alleges discriminated against white people.

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  13. In Morneau's misstep, Liberals must find a cautionary taleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

    Federal finance ministers do not usually get demoted. Unlike most other cabinet posts, those assigned to it at a government's outset - Jim Flaherty under Stephen Harper, Paul Martin under Jean ChrA tien, Michael Wilson under Brian Mulroney - tend to provide almost as great a sense of continuity as the prime ministers they serve.

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  14. Airbus, Bombardier plan for long C Series partnership despite take-out clauseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SooToday

    Airbus and Bombardier plan to remain strategic partners on the C Series program even after the European aerospace giant is able to buy out its minority partners, the chief executives of both companies said Friday. According to terms of the deal announced Monday, Airbus has the option to buy out Bombardier in about seven years, and the Quebec government in 2023.

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  15. Nursing student lives the active life he promotesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Castanet.net

    They're community builders, athletes, volunteers and scholars. In our TRU Trailblazers series, we're profiling some of our 2017 major scholarship winners.

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  16. Thousands of Canadians live in the U.S. on NAFTA permits. What happens if Trump kills the treaty?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    They are engineers, scientists, architects, and doctors among more than 50 additional occupations that fall under the "TN" immigration category created by NAFTA, a deal Donald Trump has threatened to terminate. Albertan Rami Abou Ghanem, left, and Mike Doherty of Cambridge, Ont., both live in the U.S. under "TN" status.

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  17. Ex-Just For Laughs president Gilbert Rozon to sell all his sharesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

    Founder and president of Just for Laughs accepts the prestigious Icon Award at the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards in Toronto on Sunday, March 12, 2017. Gilbert Rozon, a giant in the Quebec entertainment industry, is stepping down from various positions amid what he calls "allegations involving him."

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  18. Intolerance, Bombardier and taxing the rich: how politics mattered this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Canada.com

    After months spent fanning the embers of class warfare with their proposed tax reforms, this was the week when the brush fire blew back on the federal Liberals. Even as the death of Canadian rock icon Gord Downie gripped the rest of the country, prompting many a federal politician to shed a tear or recall a magic moment, Downie's early passing due to cancer provided Finance Minister Bill Morneau only a short reprieve from the heat.

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  19. Ex-coach Levy inspires Alouettes, but last home game vs. Ti-cats meaninglessRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Penticton Herald

    Montreal Alouettes head coach Kavis Reed reacts to a play during second half CFL football action against the Calgary Stampeders in Calgary on Sept. 29, 2017.

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  20. Lowly Lions host Edmonton Eskimos as B.C. searches for positives in lost seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Penticton Herald

    B.C. Lions' Solomon Elimimian stands in an inflatable tunnel as he's introduced before a CFL football game against the Calgary Stampeders in Vancouver on August 18, 2017. Solomon Elimimian has had seasons end in titles and heartbreak, awards and devastating injuries.

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