Canadian Press Episodes
Olympic medallist snowboarder Max Parrot has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, a form of cancer. He will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season. The 24-year-old from Bromont, Que., was diagnosed Dec. 21 after undergoing a biopsy 10 days ea...
Ottawa has confirmed the death of Canadian mining executive Kirk Woodman in Burkina Faso. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada is working on the investigation with authorities in the west African country.
Financial adviser Sara Zollo says it's still important for people with lower incomes, or who are struggling with debt, to think about investment planning and saving.
Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale announced Wednesday a new civilian advisory board to help the RCMP modernize. Goodale says the interim board will be in place by April and will help the police force focus on employee well-being.
Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says Ottawa will intervene in “every way open to us” to stop the execution of a Canadian man, Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, who was sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling.
Former NDP MP Svend Robinson says climate change and housing costs are the big issues driving him to attempt a return to politics. Robinson says he expects to be acclaimed as an NDP candidate in the coming federal election.
Canada’s envoy to China says he is focused on securing the release of Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig, who have been detained in the country. John McCallum says many countries support Canada on the issue.
American postal workers marched in Washington on Tuesday in what one U.S. union president called “solidarity” with their Canadian counterparts. Ottawa passed back-to-work legislation for striking Canada Post workers in November.
Broadway icon Carol Channing dead at 97. According to her publicist, Channing died from natural causes at her California residence. Her 98th birthday would have been only two weeks away on January 31. Channing is best known for her leading roles i...
Ottawa’s mayor joined people in signing a condolence book at city hall on Monday, after three public servants were killed in a bus crash last Friday. Jim Watson said the city has a chance to “come together” after the tragedy.
After Monday’s cabinet shuffle, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended Jody Wilson-Raybould’s move from Justice to Veterans Affairs, considered a more minor portfolio.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will do all it can to intervene in the case of Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, sentenced to death in China after being convicted of drug trafficking.
Fans and musicians gave Walk Off the Earth keyboardist Mike Taylor, known as "Beard Guy," a sendoff at an outdoor tribute concert in Burlington, Ont., Sunday. One fan described Taylor as a warm and welcoming.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will shuffle his cabinet Monday to deal with the resignation of Treasury Board President Scott Brison. Brison said he won't seek re-election this fall. Shaw Communications Inc. will hold a conference call on Monday to...
Ottawa police Chief Charles Bordeleau is urging the public not to jump to conclusions about what caused Friday’s bus crash that killed three people and injured 23 others.
A teen fleeing her allegedly abusive family in Saudi Arabia arrived at Toronto Pearson International Airport on Saturday as a refugee. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland called Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun a “brave new Canadian.”
Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson says three people are dead and 23 injured after a double-decker city bus crashed into a transit shelter west of the city’s downtown on Friday. Police say the bus driver was arrested and would be interviewed.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says granting asylum to a Saudi woman fleeing alleged abuse by her family shows Canada’s “unequivocal” support for human rights. Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, 18, is flying to Toronto via Seoul, South Korea.
Change is afoot for major film awards shows on both sides of the border. Variety is reporting the 91st Academy Awards won't have a host at all, something the show also did in 1989. The head of the Canadian Screen Awards is also hinting at tinkerin...
Justin Trudeau was asked at a Regina town hall about his favourite childhood toy. The prime minister says he coincidentally gave the same kind of toy to his son Hadrien this past Christmas.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended his carbon tax plan at a town hall in Regina on Thursday, saying Saskatchewan families will be at least $200 better off under his government’s plan to put a price on carbon.
Hereditary chiefs of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation have struck a deal with the RCMP to allow a natural gas company access across a bridge in their territory. Chief Na’Moks said Thursday the chiefs still oppose a planned Coastal GasLink project.
Hereditary chiefs of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation have struck a deal with the RCMP to allow a natural gas company access across a bridge in their territory. Chief Na’Mok said Thursday the chiefs still oppose a planned Coastal GasLink project.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he’ll announce changes to his cabinet on Monday after Treasury Board President Scott Brison said he plans to resign. Trudeau praised the “extraordinary service” of the Nova Scotia MP.
Scott Brison is set to resign from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's cabinet after deciding he won't seek re-election this fall. The Treasury Board president has represented the Nova Scotia riding of Kings-Hants for 22 years — initially as a Progres...
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced tough questions from Indigenous audience members at a chaotic town hall in Kamloops, B.C. on Wednesday. The fiery exchanges came amid a high-profile pipeline blockade in northern B.C.
Anti-pipeline protesters chanted opposite pipeline supporters in yellow vests outside a Liberal fundraiser in Kamloops, B.C., where Justin Trudeau spoke on Wednesday. Both groups voiced criticisms of the prime minister.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and wife Mackenzie to divorce. The news comes just a year after the Bezos' said they would donate $2 billion to existing non-profits which would help the homeless and build schools in low-income areas in the U.S. They origin...
The Bank of Canada is keeping its interest rate on hold at 1.75 per cent, but it says rate hikes will be necessary “over time.” Governor Stephen Poloz says the phrase is deliberately vague.
As Ottawa announced strict new rules for drone operators in Canada, Transport Minister Marc Garneau says the government is working with airports to prevent the unmanned vehicles from being flown into space reserved for aircraft.
Protesters took to the streets in Vancouver to voice their support for anti-pipeline protesters in remote area of northern British Columbia. On Monday, the RCMP arrested 14 people at a blockade by members of a First Nation.
The federal Conservatives are demanding more action from Justin Trudeau on two Canadians detained in China. The Tories say the prime minister should call the Chinese president over the detention of Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig.
NDP MP Romeo Saganash says he is saddened by the government’s “silence” after the RCMP arrested 14 people at a northern B.C. blockade by members of a First Nation. A march was held in Ottawa on Tuesday to protest the intervention.
The driver of a transport truck involved in a deadly crash with the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team's bus has pleaded guilty to all charges against him. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu appeared in a court in Melfort, Saskatchewan. Sixteen people lost the...
The driver of the truck involved in the deadly crash with the Humboldt Broncos bus has pleaded guilty to all charges against him. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu’s lawyer says Sidhu didn’t want a trial.
Remembering David Bowie. David Robert Jones, also known as David Bowie, was born on January 8, 1947. The late English singer passed on January 10, 2016, at the age of 69. He was born in Brixton, London. The influential musician is one of the world...
Saskatchewan’s premier apologized Monday to survivors of the ‘60s Scoop. Scott Moe said the province caused “pain and sadness” through the policy of relocating Indigenous children to non-Indigenous homes.
Food trends to watch in 2019. Here is a look at some of the food trends that came out of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' 2018 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo. 1. Plant-Based Protein. 2. Legume Pasta. 3. Probiotics. 4. Low-FODMAP Foods. ...
Here are five things to watch for in the Canadian business world this week. The RBC Capital Markets Bank CEO Conference kicks off in Toronto on Tuesday. The Bank of Canada will announce its latest decision on its key interest rate target on Wednes...
Finnish captain Aarne Talvitie says his team’s quarterfinal win over Canada at the world junior hockey championship gave them the confidence they needed to go all the way. Finland beat the U.S. 3-2 in Saturday’s gold-medal game.
A Surrey, B.C., woman who claimed a $39.5-million Lotto Max prize says a “nice house” for her family and a trip to Rome are among her plans for the money. Michelle De Roma recounted her husband’s reaction when she gave him the news.
The immigration minister says he’s “very confident” a growing backlog of asylum claims will be addressed by changes to Canada’s refugee system. Ahmed Hussen says funding is in place to hire more staff and judges for hearings.
A judge who reviewed street checks by Ontario police says resources should focus on people “reasonably suspected” of crimes and not on random carding, which Justice Michael Tulloch says alienates racialized communities.
Ellen DeGeneres still wants Kevin Hart to host the Oscars. Last month, Kevin Hart gave up his position as host of the 91st Academy Awards. His decision was due to backlash for homophobic tweets he had made years ago. After he stepped down, Hart po...
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