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A frenzied week for football fans begins with arrival of Grey Cup in Ottawa

The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, November 21, 2017 2:47PM EST Last Updated Tuesday, November 21, 2017 7:25PM EST OTTAWA – Grey Cup week has officially begun in the nation’s capital with the arrival of the Cup on Parliament Hill, carried atop a Canadian Forces light armoured vehicle. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson were among the dignitaries who helped kick off the 105th Grey Cup festival. Among the dozens of fans who turned out for the Cup’s arrival was retired Ottawa Redblacks quarterback Henry Burris, who saidRead More


Winnipeg family of Second World War soldier steps forward

CTV Winnipeg Published Tuesday, November 21, 2017 3:45PM CST Last Updated Tuesday, November 21, 2017 4:06PM CST A Toronto man who was hoping to find the family of a fallen Second World War soldier from Winnipeg has heard from two women claiming to be relatives.  Phillip Di Cecco inherited a military helmet from his grandparents, who found it the storage room of their Toronto house, purchased in the 60’s. ‘Templeton’ is written on the inside of the helmet and the chin strap says Gagnon, J.E. Di Cecco says he putRead More


‘One life is too many’: Speaker series shows lasting impact of fatal crashes to Manitoba teens

Driving while impaired, distracted, or inexperienced can pose dangerous and even deadly consequences. Thousands of students across Manitoba are learning those risks through Manitoba Public Insurance’s ‘Friends for Life’ speaker series. On Monday, Garden City Collegiate students heard from John Westhaver. The crash survivor wanted to get one message — how one decision, whether good or bad, can impact the rest of your and your family’s lives. When Westhaver was 18 years old, he was involved in a crash that drastically changed the rest of his life. “Our whole livesRead More


Roche announces trial successes in cancer, haemophilia

ZURICH (Reuters) – Roche announced a double dose of trial wins on Monday, saying its immunotherapy Tecentriq mixed with other drugs made advances against lung cancer, while data suggested its haemophilia agent Hemlibra could be used by more patients. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Swiss drugmaker Roche’s logo is seen at their headquarters in Basel, Switzerland January 28, 2016. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo With lung cancer easily the largest oncology market, Roche’s Impower 150 trial of Tecentriq, Avastin and chemotherapy has been closely watched as the Swiss drugmaker seeks to catch upRead More


Canada to seek NAFTA dispute resolution panel on U.S. softwood lumber duties – Business

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CBC News Canada is launching a challenge under the North American Free Trade Agreement against recently announced U.S. duties against Canadian softwood lumber imports. The Canadian government filed a formal notice on Tuesday of intent to request the establishment of a binational panel under NAFTA to review the U.S. Department of Commerce’s recent final determination on countervailing duties on the lumber. The Commerce Department said on Nov. 2 that it had determined that Canada was providing unfair subsidies to its producers of softwood lumber at rates from 3.34 per cent to 18.19 perRead More


Baillie Gibson becomes one of the best discus, shot put athletes in the country: Part 1 Video – Sharing #ABC #News Feed

Transcript for Baillie Gibson becomes one of the best discus, shot put athletes in the country: Part 1 Reporter: This is every track and field star’s dream. I’m baillie Gibson, and I’m a track and field champion. Reporter: But baillie Gibson’s story is not one of olympic glory, but rather a twisted tale of a promising athlete, her mercurial coach, and the dark side of college athletics, and it’s resulted in criminal charges, lawsuits and countersuits. You have to realize the threats he made to me. Your only goal, isRead More


Statue of John A. MacDonald spray painted by vandals

CTV Montreal Published Sunday, November 12, 2017 12:24PM EST Last Updated Sunday, November 12, 2017 12:38PM EST The statue of John A. MacDonald that stands in Place du Canada was hit by vandals on Sunday. The monument was spray painted red. The defacement was captured in a video posted online. In an accompanying statement, a group claimed responsibility. In the statement, the group said that while they were not affiliated with any of the organizations involved in Sunday’s anti-racism rally, their motive for the vandalism was “inspired in part byRead More


Naked people in Nisku crash knew victims, man says

The five people arrested in Nisku Monday may have known the people they allegedly kidnapped. Three adults are facing kidnapping charges, but their identities are not available to the public to protect the two underage girls who were also in the BMW. CTV News learned Thursday that the naked people and the man, young woman and baby they allegedly kidnapped all attended the same Kingdom Hall. A man who does not want to reveal his identity says he knows all the people involved in the alleged kidnapping and collision, andRead More


Halibut spared as beluga move on to new prey in warming Arctic waters – Manitoba

Bryce Hoye Climate change seems to be driving a tiny fish species northward as Arctic waters grow warmer thanks to climate change — and they’re getting gobbled up by whales that would normally find larger fish more tantalizing. University of Manitoba research fellow David Yurkowski says beluga whales in parts of the North appear to be shifting away from eating Greenland halibut and are instead targeting capelin — a small, shiny fish that is becoming more common in the Arctic due to climate change. “Both those species are really capitalizing on this forage fish [capelin] resource base, reconfiguring partRead More


Down Syndrome Week: Smashing stereotypes

Tonight in our final story for Canadian Down Syndrome Week, we meet Russell and Cindy – an engaged couple who both live very independent liv Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC