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News: Canada

'Come on down!' Sask. couple all smiles after appearing on Price is Right

Tuesday  16:50,   21 january 2020

A Regina couple got a national platform to deliver a big announcement with an appearance on The Price Is Right. Jamie Scissons and his wife Mallory were in Los Angeles to catch an NFL game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Los Angeles Rams in... >>>

Deep freeze helped, but experts warn we're not out of the woods in fight against pine beetles

Tuesday  16:41,   21 january 2020

As Albertans were cursing and complaining the recent cold weather warnings, Alberta Forestry found a silver lining with experts predicting the freezing temperatures aided in the fight against the mountain pine beetle. Most heavily seen in Jasper... >>>

Canadians criticize Trudeau after visit to Oh Doughnuts bakery in Winnipeg

Tuesday  16:25,   21 january 2020

A local bakery is fighting back against online criticism after the prime minister made an unscheduled visit Monday. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau posted online that he stopped in at Winnipeg bakery Oh Doughnuts to pick up tasty treats during a... >>>

Canadian military goods suppliers up in arms over export permit delays under Liberals

Tuesday  16:00,   21 january 2020

OTTAWA — Back in October, Marin Tanase, the chief executive of Montreal-based Canadian Technology Systems, applied for a federal permit to export his patented bomb-defusing equipment to the Kuwaiti government. It was the final stage in a contract... >>>

He never had trouble at the U.S. border — until he got a pardon. Here’s what seems to be happening

Tuesday  16:00,   21 january 2020

If you have a record for a minor crime, should you get a pardon? Global News talked to someone who got his record sealed — and found it much harder to cross the U.S. border.Still, it never made all that much difference in his life, he says: not at... >>>

Software glitch damages part of new Canadian science vessel

Tuesday  15:51,   21 january 2020

A software malfunction is being blamed for damaging a critical piece of equipment on board Canada's new offshore fisheries science vessel, Canadian Coast Guard Ship Sir John Franklin. Spooling gear on the starboard trawl winch took off on its... >>>

Regina thieves target heavy duty parts: Saskatchewan Trucking Association

Tuesday  15:40,   21 january 2020

The Saskatchewan Trucking Association said thieves are stealing catalytic converters and diesel particulate filters from trucks in Regina. It’s been a tough couple of weeks for a number of truck drivers in Regina, following a recent surge in... >>>

St. John's still digging out and James Dean back to life; In The News for Jan. 21

Tuesday  15:35,   21 january 2020

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Jan. 21 What we are watching in Canada ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — It's now Day 5 of the... >>>

Huawei CFO's legal team to contest U.S. extradition in day 2 of Canada hearing

Tuesday  15:25,   21 january 2020

Huawei CFO's legal team to contest U.S. extradition in day 2 of Canada hearingMeng, 47, arrived in a Vancouver courtroom on Monday for the first phase of a hearing that will last at least four days, during which her legal team argued that... >>>

St. John's stores opening but premier says it could be 'weeks' before city back to normal

Tuesday  15:10,   21 january 2020

People St. John's will be able to visit gas stations, grocery stores and pharmacies on Tuesday, but officials are urging people to drive slow and stay civil as they stock up after a powerful storm forced many to hunker down for days.Gas... >>>

How to protect yourself from dangers of tree wells after 2 deaths at ski resorts

Tuesday  14:51,   21 january 2020

Backcountry guides say to stay calm, wait and activate any safety or tracking equipment you have if you fall into a tree well. Trying to dig yourself out may only make the situation worse.Tree wells are deep pockets of loose snow found near the base >>>

Liberal priorities for minority Parliament, NAFTA ratification, assault rifle ban

Tuesday  14:51,   21 january 2020

WINNIPEG — Ratifying the new North American Free Trade Agreement will be a top priority for the Trudeau government when Parliament resumes next week. Legislation to ban military-style assault rifles will also be high on the agenda for the first... >>>

Strangers to snow but not hard work, newcomers shovel snow for the elderly

Tuesday  14:45,   21 january 2020

Toumany Dantiogo is experiencing his first winter in Montreal, but he’s not afraid. The 23-year-old Malian asylum-seeker is jumping in with both feet, shovel in hand, and he’s ready to help. On a recent Thursday morning, Dantiogo sat in a room with... >>>

City threatens legal action after resident rents driveway to spy agency employees

Tuesday  14:45,   21 january 2020

A Beacon Hill resident says the City of Ottawa is threatening legal action against him for renting out his unused driveway space to employees who work in the nearby headquarters of Canada's intelligence agencies.Residents who live in the Beacon... >>>

'We’re lost': Former Calgary woman missing after disappearance in Hamilton

Tuesday  14:35,   21 january 2020

The day before a former Calgary woman went missing in Hamilton, she had phoned her parents to say she’d been running all night from two men. Holly Ellsworth-Clark, a 27-year-old musician who was born and raised in Calgary, has not been seen since... >>>